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Stagecoach Travel

Written by Louise Allen


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

This book explores the history of travelling by stagecoach from the sixteenth century through to the end of the nineteenth century, focusing on the heyday of around 1750-1850. It looks at the improvements in road maintenance and the turnpike system, which made faster travel practical and thereby led to a great... Read more >
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The Flying Scotsman
The Flying Scotsman
Written by Bob Gwynne
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747807704
Our Price: $12.95
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The Flying Scotsman

Written by Bob Gwynne


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: April 20, 2010
Price: $12.95

Flying Scotsman is probably the most famous railway locomotive in the world. When it was new in 1923 it caused a sensation for its beauty and its speed, and the engine found itself at the center of media attention that continued throughout the decade and made it a household name -... 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 >
Bradshaw's Continental Railway Guide (Abridged Version)

Written by George Bradshaw


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: January 22, 2013
Price: $15.99

*This electronic edition is an abridged version of the original 1548pp book. All the original text is included, along with a wealth of carefully selected examples from the several hundred pages of timetables and advertisements.*
Following its bestselling edition of Bradshaw’s Handbook 1863, Old House brings you this fascinating guide... Read more >
Inside the Sky
Inside the Sky
Written by Willia Langewiesche
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679750079
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Inside the Sky
A Meditation on Flight
Written by Willia Langewiesche


Format: Trade Paperback, 258 pages
On Sale: June 29, 1999
Price: $16.00

William Langewiesche's life has been deeply intertwined with the idea and act of flying.  Fifty years ago his father, a test pilot, wrote Stick and Rudder, a text still considered by many to be the bible of aerial navigation.  Langewiesche himself learned to fly while still a child.  Now he shares his pilot's-eye view... Read more >
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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WALL TO WALL
WALL TO WALL
Written by Mary Morris
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307809995
Our Price: $11.99
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WALL TO WALL

Written by Mary Morris


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: March 14, 2012
Price: $11.99

Following her celebrated Nothing to Declare:  Memoirs of a Woman Traveling Alone, Mary Morris, still alone, still graced with her extraordinary gifts of narrative and observation, presents an unforgettable account of her 1986 trip through China, Russia, and Eastern Europe.  As in Nothing to Declare, she combines vivid portrayals of people... 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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The London Underground
The London Underground
Written by Andrew Emmerson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812289
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The London Underground

Written by Andrew Emmerson


Format: Trade Paperback, 100 pages
On Sale: May 21, 2013
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 >
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Thinking Small
Thinking Small
Written by Andrea Hiott
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780345521422
Our Price: $26.00
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Thinking Small
The Long, Strange Trip of the Volkswagen Beetle
Written by Andrea Hiott


Format: Hardcover, 512 pages
On Sale: January 17, 2012
Price: $26.00

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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