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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 >
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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Airstream
The Silver RV
Written by Tara Cox


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

The Airstream is an eye-catching vintage classic. First appearing on American highways in the mid-1930s, these sleek aluminum icons were compact, cozy spaces that could hitched to the family car and taken out on the open road – and nearly a century later, their timeless design has lost none of its...

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The Race Underground
The Race Underground
Written by Doug Most, Read by John H. Mayer
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780553398052
Our Price: $25.00

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The Race Underground
Boston, New York, and the Incredible Rivalry That Built America's First Subway
Written by Doug Most
Read by John H. Mayer


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: February 4, 2014
Price: $25.00

In the late nineteenth century, as cities like Boston and New York grew larger, the streets became increasingly clogged with horse-drawn carts.  When the great blizzard of 1888 brought New York City to a halt, a solution had to be found. Two brothers—Henry Melville Whitney of Boston and William Collins Whitney of New York City—pursued the dream of his city... Read more >
Volkswagen Beetle
Volkswagen Beetle
Written by Richard Copping
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747814474
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Volkswagen Beetle

Written by Richard Copping


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $12.95

Few if any cars have achieved the iconic status of Volkswagen's classic, much-loved Beetle. With origins in Nazi Germany, it was rescued post-war by the British and enjoyed a meteoric rise in the late 60s. Volkswagen's Director General, Heinz Nordhoff created a Beetle with the intention to perfect one model of... Read more >
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Thinking Small
Thinking Small
Written by Andrea Hiott
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345521446
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Thinking Small
The Long, Strange Trip of the Volkswagen Beetle
Written by Andrea Hiott


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: January 17, 2012
Price: $13.99

Sometimes achieving big things requires the ability to think small. This simple concept was the driving force that propelled the Volkswagen Beetle to become an avatar of American-style freedom, a household brand, and a global icon. The VW Bug inspired the ad men of Madison Avenue, beguiled Woodstock Nation, and has... Read more >
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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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Streetcars of America

Written by Brian Solomon and John Gruber


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $7.95

The handsome multi-colored streetcar is a nostalgic icon of the some of the most romantic and heritage-rich locales in America, including San Francisco, New Orleans and Chicago, immortalized on stage and screen in classics including Meet Me In St. Louis and A Streetcar Named Desire. Streetcars of America chronicles these vehicles from...

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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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Pushing the Limits
Pushing the Limits
Written by Henry Petroski
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307427366
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Pushing the Limits
New Adventures in Engineering
Written by Henry Petroski


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

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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