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Scalextric

Written by Jon Mountfort


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $9.95

Scalextric, the ultimate boys' toy, hit the toyshops in 1957. The first ever electric slot-car system, with uncontrollable tinplate cars running on heavy rubber track, it brought the speed and glamor of motor racing to suburban living rooms up and down the land. Classic marques of the day such as Aston... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
The GH Kaestlin Collection of Imperial Russian and Zemstvo Stamps

Written by Thomas Lera and Leon Finik


Format: eBook, 307 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2013
Price: $49.95

A quiet philatelist, George H. Kaestlin joined the original Rossika Society in 1935 along with the better known Theo B. Lavroff and K. Szymanowski. Whereas Lavroff contributed significantly to Russian philately as an author and researcher and Szymanowski was an avid collector, Kaestlin collected privately. Born in Moscow, circa 1893, Kaestlin... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Building Toys
Bayko and other systems
Written by Brian Salter


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $9.95

Building blocks have been a familiar presence in children's toy collections for generations, but in the twentieth century new production techniques allowed the building brick to evolve into a multiplicity of systems that could make any child his or her own architect and skilled builder, capable of constructing realistic and sturdy... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Posters of the First World War

Written by David Bownes


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $7.95

The First World War coincided with a golden age of advertising, and throughout the conflict striking and colorful poster art was used to recruit soldiers, promote investment in the war, keep up morale - and, of course, to vilify the enemy. Prominent artists including Norman Wilkinson paired bold images to punchy... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Airfix Kits

Written by Trevor Pask


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $9.95

With the aid of stringy glue and scalpel-sliced fingers, young and old have turned display cabinets and bedrooms into mini-museums, or tiny battlefields. This book looks at the fascinating tale of this British company - a pioneer in the world of modelling - as well as its products, its changing fortunes... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
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 >
Also available as a trade paperback.
British Postcards of the First World War

Written by Peter Doyle


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $9.95

Postcards sent by men on the front, and to them by their families, are among the most numerous, and most telling, surviving artifacts of World War I. They tell us much about attitudes towards the war, and provide a great insight into men's lives, and into the thoughts and emotions of... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Church Misericords and Bench Ends

Written by Richard Hayman


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $9.95

Although misericords were originally installed on the hidden undersides of church folding seats to provide comfort to those standing for long periods of prayer, the have gradually become more ornately carved and decorated. Now they, along with the benches installed in parish churches in the later middle ages, are the objects... Read more >
Clerical Vestments
Ceremonial Dress of the Church
Written by Sarah Bailey


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: June 18, 2013
Price: $7.95

Churches up and down the United Kingdom have some remarkable collections of the most exquisitely embroidered clothing which are part of our hidden heritage. Our cathedrals hold in their treasuries some of the most beautiful textile pieces ever produced in Europe and beyond. There is a whole fascinating history to these... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
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 >
Also available as a trade paperback.
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