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Bradshaw's International Air Guide, 1934
Bradshaw's International Air Guide, 1934
Written by George Bradshaw
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781908402578
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Bradshaw's International Air Guide, 1934

Written by George Bradshaw


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: December 24, 2013
Price: $15.95

First published in 1934, this facsimile reproduction captures air travel's exhilarating golden age when ordinary citizens took to the skies and the Bradshaw guides were the most popular handbooks of the day in planning trips in Great Britain by airplane. It includes information on international airports, passenger fares, timetables and features... Read more >
The Golden Age of Air Travel

Written by Nina Hadaway


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $7.95

Air travel has always held a strong allure for many. Today, low-cost, no-frill airlines enable lots of people to fly easily and to visit different countries around the world. For much of its history, however, air travel was only available to the wealthy. This book explores the golden age of air... Read more >
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Mini

Written by Gillan Bardsley


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $7.95

The Mini was born in an age of austerity and shortage, intended to widen the base of motoring by making it more affordable for the average family. Ironically it would become something very different, a modern classless car which appealed across the boundaries of social status, age, gender, affluence or affordability... Read more >
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The Road Haulage Industry
The Road Haulage Industry
Written by Chris Woodcock
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747807735
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The Road Haulage Industry

Written by Chris Woodcock


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: February 23, 2010
Price: $12.95

Road haulage has been in existence for as long as roads themselves: wherever goods need to be moved across land, people have set themselves up in business to carry those goods. For hundreds of years horses were at the center of this business, but in the twentieth century everything changed, first... Read more >
Roscoe Turner
Roscoe Turner
Written by Carroll V. Glines, Foreword by James H. Doolittle
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781560987987
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Roscoe Turner
Aviation's Master Showman
Written by Carroll V. Glines
Foreword by James H. Doolittle


Format: Trade Paperback, 340 pages
On Sale: October 17, 1999
Price: $19.95

His name was synonymous with speed, his flamboyant persona as carefully crafted as that of a Hollywood star. Born in Corinth, Mississippi, in 1895, Joe Turner was an aerial showman, an audacious risk taker, and a tireless self-promoter who focused America's attention well into the 1960s on the potential of aviation... Read more >
Lorries
1890s to 1970s
Written by Nick Baldwin


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $9.95

From lumbering house-shakers on solid tires to smooth turbo-power in the 1970s, the lorry has come a very long way in a remarkably short time. In the early competition between steam, petrol and electricity, the internal combustion engine had more or less won by the 1920s, after proving itself in World... Read more >
Narrow Gauge Railways

Written by Peter Johnson


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $7.95

Narrow gauge railways were a cheaper and sometimes more practical alternative to the full-scale railways that were the norm. By building tracks with a 3-foot gauge rather than a 4 ft 8-and-a-half inch gauge, construction costs could be reduced, cuttings and embankments were smaller and curves could be sharper - in... Read more >
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Railway Posters

Written by Lorna Frost


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $9.95

Railway posters have a huge appeal to the modern audience, but just what is it that appeals to us? Enduring images of iconic locomotives, bathing beauties and characters such as Sunny South Sam are testament to the persuasive power of the railway company marketing departments established in the late nineteenth century... Read more >
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Country Garage
Country Garage
Written by Llyn Morris
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780852637111
Our Price: $11.95
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Country Garage

Written by Llyn Morris


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: September 21, 2010
Price: $11.95

The advent of the internal combustion engine brought many changes to society, the most neglected of which is arguably the garages built throughout Britain to serve motor vehicles, which revolutionizd rural life. Yet, for all the fame attached to the now well known heroes of early motoring, their exploits depended upon... Read more >
On Either Side, 1939
On Either Side, 1939
Written by London and NE Railway (LNER)
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781908402851
Our Price: $11.95
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On Either Side, 1939

Written by London and NE Railway (LNER)


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $11.95

First issued in 1939 by Britain’s LNER rail line as a companion to the East Coast journey, this charming book gives a fascinating glimpse of rail travel and history. Describing the principal features of interest along the route from London King’s Cross to Scotland, it roughly follows the historic route first... Read more >
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