The Arsenal Shirt
The history of the iconic Gunners jersey told through an extraordinary collection of match worn shirts
By James Elkin & Simon Shakeshaft
Online shop price: £25.00
For more information, and to see inside the book, please see our dedicated microsite which includes a video from the photoshoot
This beautiful coffee table book presents the visual history of one of the most recognisable shirts in the world of football, the legendary Arsenal shirt.
Compiled using stunning photographs of match worn shirts actually donned by many of the football clubs greatest players, the book presents a stunning timeline of Arsenal's emblematic shirt. Displaying shirts from some of the biggest Arsenal match worn shirt collections in private ownership as well as those belonging to former players and staff members', the book brings together the rarest and most iconic Arsenal shirts ever seen and includes:
● A player shirt example from virtually every one of the home and away shirt variations worn by the Gunners over the last 50 years - from the oldest known surviving Arsenal shirt, to the first red shirt with the famous white sleeves, to Charlie George's yellow 1971 "Double" clincher and Michael Thomas's immortal Anfield 1989 away top.
● A player shirt from every major cup final Arsenal have ever played in, including the 2014 FA Cup final.
● Shirts worn by many of The Arsenal's greatest players including James, Bastin, Mercer, McLintock, Brady, Sansom, Rocastle, Wright, Bergkamp, Vieira and Henry.
The Arsenal Shirt is a breathtaking and historic record of the greatest collection of Arsenal match worn shirts that have ever been seen together, and through these classic and iconic shirts the history of one of the world's most famous football clubs comes to life.
Delivery will be in October 2014.
The book will be of high quality and therefore quite heavy (over 1.5KG) and the postage and packing costs we charge must reflect that:
UK delivery - £4.85
Europe - £11.45
Rest of the World 1 (including USA, Canada, South America, Middle East and Africa) - £19.10
Rest of the World 2 (Primarily Australia, New Zealand & Singapore) - £20.50
Please contact us if you would like to order multiple copies or wish to discuss other delivery methods than Air Mail.
It's a book that will delight for years... buy it immediately
True Colours, November 2014