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British Gallantry Awards 1855-2000

Written by Peter Duckers


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: October 18, 2011
Price: $9.95

This book surveys the British decorations and medals from the origins in the Crimean War of 1854-6 up to the end of the twentieth century. Read more >
Buckles

Written by Gillian Meredith
Illustrated by Alan Meredith


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

The humble buckle is an oft-taken for granted fastening, yet its usefulness and sturdiness has ensured that it has survived from ancient times through to the present day. The author provides a comprehensive typology of buckles, from the earliest designs to the most recent uses. With detailed records of the types... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
British Campaign Medals 1815-1914

Written by Peter Duckers


Format: eBook, 40 pages
On Sale: October 18, 2011
Price: $9.95

At a time of imperial expansion, British forces were almost constantly in action against major powers, in wars of conquest, or in expeditions on the fringes of Empire, such as the North West Frontier, southern Africa or Burma. This book outlines the medals issued to British soldiers and sailors for military... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
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 >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Susie Cooper

Written by Alan Marshall


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $7.95

During her 65-year career, Susie Cooper introduced more than 4,500 ceramic patterns and shapes, making her one of the most prolific, versatile and influential designers the industry has ever seen. Between the 1920s and 1980s she moved from the bold hand-painting of the jazz age through delicate wash banding and aerograph... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Perambulators

Written by Jan Swift


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

A complete illustrated history of the British wheeled baby carrier, from the eighteenth century to the end of the classic pram era, this book is a nostalgic trip down memory lane, and an invaluable resource for any owner or collector of historic prams. Examining and illustrating the design and development of... Read more >
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 >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Carriage Terminology
An Historical Dictionary
Written by Don H. Berkebile


Format: eBook, 487 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $64.95

This reference work is the definitive source for the terminology, nomenclature, and illustrative diagrams for all known carriage types of the Western world, as well as many of the better known vehicles of other areas. Read more >
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.
100 American Flags
100 American Flags
Written by Kit Hinrichs, Text by Delphine Hirasuna, Photographed by Terry Heffernan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307815798
Our Price: $11.99
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100 American Flags
A Unique Collection of Old Glory Memorabilia
Written by Kit Hinrichs
Text by Delphine Hirasuna
Photographed by Terry Heffernan


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: May 21, 2013
Price: $11.99

The American flag has been raised high in wartime triumph and peacetime celebration; sewn lovingly onto quilts, caps, pillows, and bags; appropriated by popular culture; and faithfully honored every Fourth of July. This vibrant collection of 100 Stars and Stripes artifacts ranges from Civil War-era banners and Native American braided moccasins... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
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