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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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Queen Bess
Queen Bess
Written by Doris L. Rich
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781560986188
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Queen Bess
Daredevil Aviator
Written by Doris L. Rich


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: May 17, 1995
Price: $16.95

Here is the brief but intense life of Bessie Coleman, America's first African American woman aviator. Born in 1892 in Atlanta, Texas, she became known as “Queen Bess,” a barnstormer and flying-circus performer who defied the strictures of race, sex, and society in pursuit of a dream. Read more >
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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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The Tube
The Tube
Written by Oliver Green
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780747812272
Our Price: $12.95
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The Tube
Station to Station on the London Underground
Written by Oliver Green


Format: Hardcover, 120 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $12.95

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The End of Detroit
The End of Detroit
Written by Micheline Maynard
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385511520
Our Price: $17.99
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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: eBook0
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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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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Tractors
1880s to 1980s
Written by Nick Baldwin


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $9.95

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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Railway Ribaldry
Railway Ribaldry
Written by William Heath Robinson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781908402943
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Railway Ribaldry
Being 96 pages of railway humour
Written by William Heath Robinson


Format: Hardcover, 96 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $14.95

First published for the centenary of the Great Western Railway in 1935, Railway Ribaldry is an affectionate and humorous look at life on board the company's famous trains, incorporating some of William Heath Robinson's own trademark madcap contraptions.

Featuring almost 100 cartoons - including amusing takes on the varied duties of railway... Read more >
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The End of Detroit
The End of Detroit
Written by Micheline Maynard
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385507707
Our Price: $23.00
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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: 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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