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The Golden Age of Train Travel
The Golden Age of Train Travel
Written by Steve Barry
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747813248
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The Golden Age of Train Travel

Written by Steve Barry


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $9.95

For the century after 1865 all the largest railroad companies had flagship luxury trains, spectacularly appointed steamliners offering unrivaled standards of service and thoughtful amenities including ladies’ perfume and carnations for gentlemen. These luxury trains transported well-heeled passengers in grand style across spectacular American landscapes in an atmosphere of privilege and... Read more >
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Gills Wonderground map of London Town, 1914
Gills Wonderground map of London Town, 1914
Written by MacDonald Gill
Format: Non-traditional book
ISBN: 9781908402745
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Gills Wonderground map of London Town, 1914

Written by MacDonald Gill


Format: Non-traditional book, 1 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $9.95

British architect and artist, MacDonald Gill, was commissioned to create a poster-sized map of central London  prominently featuring the city's numerous new "Tube" stations. Gill's cartoon-styled map was part of a finely tuned advertising campaign promoting the concept of easy access by public transport to all the marvels of the bourgeoning metropolis... Read more >
China's Wings
China's Wings
Written by Gregory Crouch
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780553804270
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China's Wings
War, Intrigue, Romance, and Adventure in the Middle Kingdom During the Golden Age of Flight
Written by Gregory Crouch


Format: Hardcover, 528 pages
On Sale: February 28, 2012
Price: $30.00

From the acclaimed author of Enduring Patagonia comes a dazzling tale of aerial adventure set against the roiling backdrop of war in Asia. The incredible real-life saga of the flying band of brothers who opened the skies over China in the years leading up to World War II—and boldly safeguarded them... Read more >
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Route 66
The Mother Road
Written by David Knudson


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $7.95

Begun in 1926 to connect Chicago to Los Angeles, Route 66 was the country's first major east-west thoroughfare. By 1930 it was an important route for both truckers and travellers alike, and in 1939 it became known as 'The Mother Road' thanks to John Steinbeck's classic "The Grapes of Wrath". Over... Read more >
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The Tube
Station to Station on the London Underground
Written by Oliver Green


Format: eBook, 120 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $7.95

From Norman Foster’s remarkable station at Canary Wharf to the Yellow-brick vaults of Baker street to the Art Deco exuberance of Arnos Grove, London’s tube stations are among its most distinctive and iconic buildings. This beautiful hardback edition is a fantastic gift-book, publishing in the run up to Christmas, and sales... Read more >
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Traffic
Traffic
Written by Tom Vanderbilt
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307264787
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Traffic
Why We Drive the Way We Do (and What It Says About Us)
Written by Tom Vanderbilt


Format: Hardcover, 416 pages
On Sale: July 29, 2008
Price: $24.95

Would you be surprised that road rage can be good for society? Or that most crashes happen on sunny, dry days? That our minds can trick us into thinking the next lane is moving faster? Or that you can gauge a nation’s driving behavior by its levels of corruption? These are... 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 End of Detroit
The End of Detroit
Written by Micheline Maynard
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385511520
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The End of Detroit
How the Big Three Lost Their Grip on the American Car Market
Written by Micheline Maynard


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 23, 2003
Price: $17.99

An in-depth, hard-hitting account of the mistakes, miscalculations and myopia that have doomed America’s automobile industry.

In the 1990s, Detroit’s Big Three automobile companies were riding high. The introduction of the minivan and the SUV had revitalized the industry, and it was widely believed that Detroit had miraculously overcome the threat of... Read more >
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The God Machine
The God Machine
Written by James R. Chiles
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780553383522
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The God Machine
From Boomerangs to Black Hawks: The Story of the Helicopter
Written by James R. Chiles


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2008
Price: $16.00


From transforming the ways of war to offering godlike views of inaccessible spots, revolutionizing rescues worldwide, and providing some of our most-watched TV moments—including the cloud of newscopters that trailed O. J. Simpson’s Bronco—the helicopter is far more capable than early inventors expected. Now James Chiles profiles the many helicoptrians who... Read more >
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A Century of Railway Travel
A Century of Railway Travel
Written by Paul Atterbury
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780747813736
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A Century of Railway Travel

Written by Paul Atterbury


Format: Hardcover, 120 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $12.95

From the Edwardian golden age of steam to the present, no mode of travel has captured the hearts of the British people like the railways. In wartime and peace, along major routes and minor, steam, diesel and electric trains, have moved goods, taken commuters to work or families on holidays &ndash...

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