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Fancy Cycling, 1901
Fancy Cycling, 1901
Written by Isabel Marks
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781908402714
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Fancy Cycling, 1901
An Edwardian Guide
Written by Isabel Marks


Format: Hardcover, 116 pages
On Sale: June 18, 2013
Price: $14.95

This is a special cloth hardcover gift edition reproduction of the original 1901 book which was one of the first to promote daring tricks for weird and wonderful acrobatics on two wheels, such as handle bar riding, riding backward and standing on the seat riding, hands off! Illustrated with period photographs...

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Steamboats
Steamboats
Written by Sara Wright
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747811411
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Steamboats
Icons of America's Rivers
Written by Sara Wright


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: May 21, 2013
Price: $9.95

Paddlewheel riverboat, showboat, sternwheeler, steamboat: call it what you will, but the steamboat revolutionized travel in the 1800s, an era in which young boys dreamed of becoming river pilots and Mark Twain forever memorialized the "Delta Queens" that travelled up and down the Mississippi River. Steamboat enthusiast Sara Wright provides a... Read more >
Outlaw Machine
Outlaw Machine
Written by Brock Yates
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767905169
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Outlaw Machine
Harley-Davidson and the Search for the American Soul
Written by Brock Yates


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: May 2, 2000
Price: $19.00

The legendary story of Harley-Davidson's rise to power--not only as an international industry leader but as an American cultural icon.

How did the Harley-Davidson motorcycle, originally a machine for casual riders, evolve into a symbol of defiance and liberation? An embellished 1947 Life magazine article about a California town terrorized by gangs... Read more >
Tractors
Tractors
Written by Nick Baldwin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747807544
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Tractors
1880s to 1980s
Written by Nick Baldwin


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: February 23, 2010
Price: $12.95

Of all motor vehicles the farm tractor has proved to be among the most beneficial. It has freed hundreds of thousands of laborers and horses from backbreaking toil on the land in all weathers and it has stabilized the cost of food.

Starting with steam power in the middle of the nineteenth... Read more >
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The Model T Ford
The Model T Ford
Written by Jonathan Wood
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747804321
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The Model T Ford

Written by Jonathan Wood


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: May 19, 2009
Price: $11.95

With 16.5 million built between 1908 and 1927, the Model T Ford was, until overtaken in the 1970s by the Volkswagen Beetle, the most popular car in automotive history. Mass-produced in America and around the globe, such was the Model T's market penetration and value-for-money that in 1921 Henry Ford's deceptively... Read more >
British Railways in the 1970s and '80s

Written by Greg Morse


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $7.95

For British Rail, the 1970s was a time of contrasts, when bad jokes about sandwiches and pork pies often belied real achievements, like increasing computerisation and the arrival of the high-speed Inter-City 125s. But while television advertisements told of an ‘Age of the Train’, Monday morning misery continued for many, the... Read more >
Railway Posters
Railway Posters
Written by Lorna Frost
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747810841
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Railway Posters

Written by Lorna Frost


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $12.95

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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Traffic
Traffic
Written by Tom Vanderbilt, Read by David Slavin
Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780739370339
Our Price: $15.00

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Traffic
Why We Drive the Way We Do (and What It Says About Us)
Written by Tom Vanderbilt
Read by David Slavin


Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: July 29, 2008
Price: $15.00

Driving is a fact of life. We are all spending more and more time on the road, and traffic is an issue we face everyday. This audiobook will make you think about it in a whole new light.

We have always had a passion for cars and driving. Now Traffic offers us... Read more >
The Nation's Hangar
Aircraft Treasures of the Smithsonian
Written by Robert F. Van Der Linden
Photographed by Dane Penland


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $29.95

The Nation's Hangar: Aircraft Treasures of the Smithsonian offers a fascinating textual and visual history of civilian, military, and commercial aviation from the earliest balloon flights to today's most advanced aircraft.

The Nation's Hangar charts the awe-inspiring history of flight around the world. F. Robert Van Der Linden, a Smithsonian curator... Read more >
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Pushing the Limits
Pushing the Limits
Written by Henry Petroski
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400032945
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Pushing the Limits
New Adventures in Engineering
Written by Henry Petroski


Format: Trade Paperback, 306 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2005
Price: $16.95

Here are two dozen tales in the grand adventure of engineering from the Henry Petroski, who has been called America’s poet laureate of technology. Pushing the Limits celebrates some of the largest things we have created–bridges, dams, buildings--and provides a startling new vision of engineering’s past, its present, and its future. Along... Read more >
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