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Jaguar
Jaguar
Written by Graham Robson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812036
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Jaguar

Written by Graham Robson


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $9.95

Sir William Lyons enjoyed a seemingly unstoppable rise to fame and fortune in the motor industry, and the Jaguar brand which he introduced became world-famous. Yet it did not happen overnight. In the 1920s he was in Blackpool, styling motorcycle sidecars, in the 1930s he was in Coventry developing the SS... Read more >
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Triang Toys
Triang Toys
Written by Kenneth Brown
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747811442
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Triang Toys

Written by Kenneth Brown


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $12.95

Wherever in the world today children play with toys, the odds are that their playthings will have been made in the Far East and carry the imprint of a major American Corporation like Mattel or Hasbro. It was not always so: for much of the twentieth century, it was the British... Read more >
The Webley Service Revolver
The Webley Service Revolver
Written by Robert Maze, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849088039
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The Webley Service Revolver

Written by Robert Maze
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $18.95

The Webley .455in service revolver is among the most powerful top-break revolvers ever produced and has a claim to be the first 'tactical fighting pistol'. First adopted in 1887, in various marques it was the standard-issue service pistol for British and Commonwealth armed forces for nearly fifty years; later versions in... Read more >
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The Webley Service Revolver

Written by Robert Maze
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $15.95

The Webley .455in service revolver is among the most powerful top-break revolvers ever produced and has a claim to be the first 'tactical fighting pistol'. First adopted in 1887, in various marques it was the standard-issue service pistol for British and Commonwealth armed forces for nearly fifty years; later versions in... Read more >
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Beswick Pottery

Written by Val Baynton


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $9.95

Beswick is typical of the numerous small scale ceramic factories founded towards the end of the Victorian era and manufacturing through the first two thirds of the 20th century. Like many of these companies Beswick produced a mix of tableware and sculptural ceramics adjusting its designs to take account of the... Read more >
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Breweriana
American Beer Collectibles
Written by Kevin Kious


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $9.95

Though beer is one of the oldest beverages around, beer can collecting--particularly in the United States--really picked up steam in the 1930s when beer in cans first appeared. Since then, beer can collecting and breweriana has become vastly popular, with a variety of clubs and associations springing up across the country... Read more >
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British Army Cap Badges of the Second World War

Written by Peter Doyle


Format: eBook, 120 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $10.95

For the British army, the cap badge is the most easily identifiable of insignia. It represents a distillation of the pride of the regiment, its various battle honours and symbols born proudly on the metallic emblem that was worn on all head-dress, even in the age of mechanised warfare. Identification of... Read more >
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Confederate Currency
Confederate Currency
Written by Pierre Fricke
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747810803
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Confederate Currency

Written by Pierre Fricke


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $9.95

With the outbreak of the U. S. Civil War in 1861, the Confederate States of America began issuing its own paper money. Over the years, seven different series of currency were issued. Counterfeiting became a significant problem for the South, as did depreciation and inflation. By the end of the war...

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Home Front Posters
Home Front Posters
Written by Susannah Walker
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747811428
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Home Front Posters

Written by Susannah Walker


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $12.95

From Coughs and Sneezes Spread Diseases to Keep Calm and Carry On, the Home Front posters from the Second World War have become part of British culture. Some were design classics, others more prosaic, but together they give a fascinating insight into the trials and tribulations of living through World War... Read more >
Meccano

Written by Roger Marriott


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $10.95

The origin of the name is uncertain but it is now over 100 years since Frank Hornby first used the word Meccano for the toy he invented to amuse his sons. Like the product it described, it is now known all over the world and has entered the dictionary as a... Read more >
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Muscle Cars
The First American Supercars
Written by Colin Romanick


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $9.95

In 2010, a 1970 Plymouth Superbird fetched $286,000 at an auction in Scottsdale, Arizona. In 2009, a 1970 Plymouth Hemi Barracuda sold for $2.16 million. Auctions of classic cars in general and muscle cars in particular routinely garner upwards of $39 million annually. Since their debut in the early 1960s, Americans... Read more >
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Portmeirion

Written by Will Farmer


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $9.95

Portmeirion pottery evolved from gift shop designs for the Portmeirion holiday village in north Wales to a global business thanks to the design flair of Susan Williams-Ellis. She captured the sprit of the kitchens and dining rooms of the 1960's and 70's, with bold new shapes, and designs that could be... Read more >
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Pottery of the Southwest
Ancient Art and Modern Traditions
Written by Carol Hayes


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $9.95

For almost two thousand years, the pottery made by the Indians of America’s Southwest has remained a vital art. Today, more than twenty Pueblos and tribes make pottery within the tradition, each with a distinctive style. Many of those local styles have persisted for hundreds of years. In prehistory, beautiful pieces...

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Railway Posters

Written by Lorna Frost


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $9.95

Railway posters have a huge appeal to the modern audience, but just what is it that appeals to us? Enduring images of iconic locomotives, bathing beauties and characters such as Sunny South Sam are testament to the persuasive power of the railway company marketing departments established in the late nineteenth century... Read more >
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Stained Glass
Stained Glass
Written by Roger Rosewell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747811473
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Stained Glass

Written by Roger Rosewell


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $12.95

For over a thousand years stories of Christian belief and great moments in British history have filled the windows of our cathedrals and parish churches. The glow of painted and stained glass, its radiant colours and vivid pictures, has inspired generations of audiences and artists.

This beautifully illustrated book traces the development... Read more >
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Stained Glass

Written by Roger Rosewell


Format: eBook, 88 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $9.95

For over a thousand years stories of Christian belief and great moments in British history have filled the windows of our cathedrals and parish churches. The glow of painted and stained glass, its radiant colours and vivid pictures, has inspired generations of audiences and artists.

This beautifully illustrated book traces the development... Read more >
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Classic Video Games
The Golden Age 1971-1984
Written by Brian Eddy


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $9.95

In the early 1970s, video arcade games sprung to life with the advent of Pong and other coin-operated games. Within just a few short years, if you had a quarter, you could go to the video arcade and play Space Invaders, Asteroids, or Pac-Man. If you were lucky enough to have... Read more >
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Vino Italiano
Vino Italiano
Written by Joseph Bastianich and David Lynch
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780770434267
Our Price: $12.99
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Vino Italiano
The Regional Wines of Italy
Written by Joseph Bastianich and David Lynch


Format: eBook, 544 pages
On Sale: July 11, 2012
Price: $12.99

At one time, Italian wines conjured images of cheap Chianti in straw-wrapped bottles. More recently, expensive “Super Tuscans” have been the rage. But between these extremes lay a bounty of delicious, moderately priced wines that belong in every wine drinker’s repertoire.

Vino Italiano is the only comprehensive and authoritative American guide to... Read more >
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Vino Italiano Buying Guide - Revised and Updated
Vino Italiano Buying Guide - Revised and Updated
Written by Joseph Bastianich and David Lynch
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780770434250
Our Price: $10.99
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Vino Italiano Buying Guide - Revised and Updated
The Ultimate Quick Reference to the Great Wines of Italy
Written by Joseph Bastianich and David Lynch


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: July 11, 2012
Price: $10.99

From the Barolos of Piedmont to the Brunellos of Tuscany, Italian wines offer an unparalleled range of tempting and unique choices. But how can you be sure to find the right bottle for your taste? In this completely revised and updated edition of the ever-popular pocketsize buying guide, Italian wine experts... Read more >
Knight's Cross with Diamonds Recipients
1941-45
Written by Gordon Williamson
Illustrated by Ramiro Bujeiro


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $14.95

Osprey's examination of the recipients of the Knight's Cross with Diamonds award of World War II (1939-1945). On 1 September 1939, the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was created by Hitler. It could be distributed to all ranks within any branch of the Wehrmacht, Waffen-SS or the auxiliary services, and... Read more >
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Meccano
Meccano
Written by Roger Marriott
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747810568
Our Price: $15.95
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Meccano

Written by Roger Marriott


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $15.95

The origin of the name is uncertain but it is now over 100 years since Frank Hornby first used the word Meccano for the toy he invented to amuse his sons. Like the product it described, it is now known all over the world and has entered the dictionary as a... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Portmeirion
Portmeirion
Written by Will Farmer and Rob Higgins
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747810551
Our Price: $12.95
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Portmeirion

Written by Will Farmer and Rob Higgins


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $12.95

Portmeirion pottery evolved from gift shop designs for the Portmeirion holiday village in north Wales to a global business thanks to the design flair of Susan Williams-Ellis. She captured the sprit of the kitchens and dining rooms of the 1960's and 70's, with bold new shapes, and designs that could be... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Official Blackbook Price Guide to United States Coins 2013, 51st Edition
The Official Blackbook Price Guide to United States Coins 2013, 51st Edition
Written by Thomas E. Hudgeons, Jr.
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375723476
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The Official Blackbook Price Guide to United States Coins 2013, 51st Edition

Written by Thomas E. Hudgeons, Jr.


Format: eBook, 640 pages
On Sale: June 12, 2012
Price: $8.99

For over fifty years, The Official Blackbook Price Guide to United States Coins 2013 has been the bestselling sourcebook for collectors. Reflecting the current skyrocketing prices of gold and silver, this guide has all the information you need to become a knowledgeable coin collector.
 
Features include:

•Over 18,000 prices
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Glass
Glass
Written by David Whitehouse
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781588343246
Our Price: $35.00
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Glass
A Short History
Written by David Whitehouse


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: May 29, 2012
Price: $35.00

Illustrated with 120 superb pieces, Glass: A Short History brings to life a centuries-old craft that has served many purposes, styles, and cultures. Until the first century BC, glass was made only in Western Asia, Egypt, and the Mediterranean regions; its manufacture then spread to China and other areas. The peoples...

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Knight's Cross and Oak-Leaves Recipients 1939-40

Written by Gordon Williamson
Illustrated by Ramiro Bujeiro


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $14.95

Osprey's survey of the recipients of the Knight's Cross and Oak-Leaves awards during World War II (1939-1945). In 1939 a new grade in the Iron Cross series was introduced, the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes). It was awarded for a variety of reasons, from skilled leadership... Read more >
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