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Jaguar

Written by Graham Robson


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $7.95

Sir William Lyons enjoyed a seemingly unstoppable rise to fame and fortune in the motor industry, and the Jaguar brand which he introduced became world-famous. Yet it did not happen overnight. In the 1920s he was in Blackpool, styling motorcycle sidecars, in the 1930s he was in Coventry developing the SS... Read more >
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The End of Detroit
The End of Detroit
Written by Micheline Maynard
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385507707
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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: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: September 21, 2004
Price: $23.00

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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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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Fly Now!
Fly Now!
Written by Joanne Gernstein London
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426200885
Our Price: $25.00
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Fly Now!
The Poster Collection of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Written by Joanne Gernstein London


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: May 15, 2007
Price: $25.00

The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum draws more visitors than any other museum in the world—90,000 a day in the summertime—and the highlight of summer 2007 at the NASM will be "Fly Now," the exhibit of air travel posters featured in this unique companion volume which combines arresting, colorful art... Read more >
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Vintage Motorcycles
Vintage Motorcycles
Written by Jeff Clew
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747802778
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Vintage Motorcycles

Written by Jeff Clew


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: November 17, 2009
Price: $11.95

After the close of the First World War, the British motorcycle industry rose to prominence as British motorcycles became almost unbeatable in competitions. However, a shortage of these new model bikes pushed prices to a premium and most people were forced to settle for prewar designs. These high prices led to... Read more >
Jaguar
Jaguar
Written by Graham Robson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812036
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Jaguar

Written by Graham Robson


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $9.95

Sir William Lyons enjoyed a seemingly unstoppable rise to fame and fortune in the motor industry, and the Jaguar brand which he introduced became world-famous. Yet it did not happen overnight. In the 1920s he was in Blackpool, styling motorcycle sidecars, in the 1930s he was in Coventry developing the SS... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
British Railways in the 1950s and 60s

Written by Greg Morse


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $7.95

The 1950s saw a realisation that British Railways needed to modernise its equipment and rationalise its network if it was to hold its own in the face of growing competition from road and air transport. The next decade brought line closures, new liveries and the last breath of steam, as Doctor... Read more >
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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 >
The Country Railway
The Country Railway
Written by Tim Bryan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812548
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The Country Railway

Written by Tim Bryan


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $12.95

While the coming of the railways to Britain's towns and cities in the nineteenth century transformed their fortunes and gave urban dwellers new opportunities to travel across the country, the effect on the largely rural population of the country was arguably far greater. And while some of the initial trunk lines... Read more >
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Home on the Road
Home on the Road
Written by Roger B. White
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781560989141
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Home on the Road
The Motor Home in America
Written by Roger B. White


Format: Trade Paperback, 220 pages
On Sale: January 17, 2001
Price: $17.95

In 1916, a midwestern farm couple placed a wood and canvas sleeping compartment on top of an automobile chassis and toured the Rockies, carrying along hens for a supply of eggs. In 1940, a streamlined Cherokee red house car owned by a well-known wax manufacturer was featured at the New York... Read more >
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