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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 >
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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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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Transatlantic Liners
Transatlantic Liners
Written by J. Layton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747810872
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Transatlantic Liners
1899-2004
Written by J. Layton


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $11.95

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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Birdmen, Batmen, and Skyflyers
Birdmen, Batmen, and Skyflyers
Written by Michael Abrams
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307419903
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Birdmen, Batmen, and Skyflyers
Wingsuits and the Pioneers Who Flew in Them, Fell in Them, and Perfected Them
Written by Michael Abrams


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

The Wright Brothers were wimps.

Or so you might think after reading this account of their unsung but even more daring rivals—the men and women who strapped wings to their backs and took to the sky. If only for a few seconds.

People have been dying to fly, quite literally, since the... 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 London Underground
The London Underground
Written by Andrew Emmerson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747807902
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The London Underground

Written by Andrew Emmerson


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: July 20, 2010
Price: $12.95

The London Underground is the heart of London life, used by millions of commuters and shoppers every year, its tentacles extending into the suburbs it has helped to create. Its turbulent life has been determined by the trials and tribulations endured by the people it carries: it provided an network of... Read more >
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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Austin-Healey
Austin-Healey
Written by Graham Robson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747807698
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Austin-Healey

Written by Graham Robson


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

One of the sensations of the 1952 Motor Show was a two-seat sports car built by Donald Healey at a small factory in Warwick in the English Midlands. Before the show was over Leonard Lord, head of the British Motor Corporation (BMC) had struck a deal with Healey to mass produce... Read more >
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