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The Concorde Story
The Concorde Story
Written by Christopher Orlebar
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781849081634
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The Concorde Story
Seventh Edition
Written by Christopher Orlebar


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: April 19, 2011
Price: $35.00

This fully revised edition of The Concorde Story, published to coincide with the anniversary of the aircraft's first landing at Heathrow, is a complete history of Concorde. When commercial air services were launched in 1976, Concorde was hailed as one of the wonders of the technological world.

Lavishly illustrated throughout, this... Read more >
The Fearless Flier's Handbook
The Fearless Flier's Handbook
Written by Debbie Seaman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580080293
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The Fearless Flier's Handbook
The Internationally Recognized Method for Overcoming the Fear of Flying
Written by Debbie Seaman


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: September 1, 1998
Price: $14.99

As many as one in five people is afraid of flying. For some, the fear is so paralyzing that they have never boarded a plane. For others, flying is a necessary evil-they'll do it because they have to, but it's torture. They white-knuckle their way through the flights they have to... Read more >
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British Motorcycles of the 1940s and 50s
British Motorcycles of the 1940s and 50s
Written by Mick Walker
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747808053
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British Motorcycles of the 1940s and 50s

Written by Mick Walker


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: October 19, 2010
Price: $12.95

After VE Day in 1945 the British population returned enthusiastically to the road. But the cost and availability of both vehicles and fuel led to the post-war scene being dominated by motorcycles, most of them ex-military machines, eagerly snapped up for everyday use in an age when a family car remained... Read more >
A Week at the Airport
A Week at the Airport
Written by Alain De Botton
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307742698
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A Week at the Airport

Written by Alain De Botton


Format: eBook, 120 pages
On Sale: September 21, 2010
Price: $13.99

From the bestselling author of The Art of Travel comes a wittily intriguing exploration of the strange "non-place" that he believes is the imaginative center of our civilization.

Given unprecedented access to one of the world’s busiest airports as a “writer-in-residence,” Alain de Botton found it to be a showcase for many... Read more >
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Falling Upwards
Falling Upwards
Written by Richard Holmes
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307379665
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Falling Upwards
How We Took to the Air
Written by Richard Holmes


Format: Hardcover, 416 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $35.00

**Kirkus Best Books of the Year (2013)**
**Time Magazine 10 Top Nonfiction Books of 2013**
**The New Republic Best Books of 2013**

In this heart-lifting chronicle, Richard Holmes, author of the best-selling The Age of Wonder, follows the pioneer generation of balloon aeronauts, the daring and enigmatic men and women who risked their lives... Read more >
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British Sports Cars of the 1950s and 60s
British Sports Cars of the 1950s and 60s
Written by James Taylor
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747814320
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British Sports Cars of the 1950s and 60s

Written by James Taylor


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $12.95

Nobody built sports cars like British manufacturers in the 1950s and 1960s. There was something very special about the combination of low-slung open two-seater bodywork with a spartan interior, a slick sporting gearchange and a rorty exhaust note. This was wind-in-the-hair motoring, and it was affordable by the average young man...

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Victorian and Edwardian Railway Travel
Victorian and Edwardian Railway Travel
Written by David Turner
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747811503
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Victorian and Edwardian Railway Travel

Written by David Turner


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $12.95

For the majority of the British public in the Victorian period the railways were the only way to travel. In 1880 the population of Britain and Ireland took 518 million railway journeys, and by the turn of the century this number had risen to just over 1.1 billion. Therefore, for anyone... Read more >
Transatlantic Liners

Written by J. Layton


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

Prior to air travel there was only one way to cross the Atlantic: by ship. By the late nineteenth century, steam ships dominated the transatlantic passenger trade, growing exponentially in size as maritime technology improved and as more immigrants poured from Europe into the New World. As the liners got bigger... Read more >
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The British Airman of the Second World War
The British Airman of the Second World War
Written by Stuart Hadaway
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812227
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The British Airman of the Second World War

Written by Stuart Hadaway


Format: Trade Paperback, 70 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $12.95

This title will provide an introduction to the extraordinary range of conditions and challenges experienced by British airmen during the Second World War. The airman of the Royal Air Force served in every corner of the globe during this conflict, operating over oceans and deserts, jungles and cities. Rather than take... Read more >
Forgotten Sacrifice: The Arctic Convoys of World War II
Forgotten Sacrifice: The Arctic Convoys of World War II
Written by Michael G. Walling
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781849087186
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Forgotten Sacrifice: The Arctic Convoys of World War II

Written by Michael G. Walling


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $26.95

Hitler called Norway the “Zone of Destiny” for Nazi Germany because convoys from Churchill's Britain and Roosevelt's United States supplied Stalin’s Soviet Russia with critical equipment and foodstuffs during the darkest days of the German invasion.

The words "Murmansk Run" conjure visions of ice-laden ships and thoughts of freezing to death in...

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