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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 >
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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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
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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
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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 >
Railway Accidents
Railway Accidents
Written by Greg Morse
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747813712
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Railway Accidents

Written by Greg Morse


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $12.95

Though trains are one of the safest forms of transport, train accidents always make headline news. Their history is, in many ways, the history of technological development and learning. Early incidents like the felling of William Huskisson MP by Stephenson's Rocket in 1830 led to the reporting systems we know today... Read more >
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A Century of Railway Travel

Written by Paul Atterbury


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $12.95

From the Edwardian golden age of steam to the present, no mode of travel has captured the hearts of the British people like the railways. In wartime and peace, along major routes and minor, steam, diesel and electric trains, have moved goods, taken commuters to work or families on holidays &ndash...

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The Country Railway

Written by Tim Bryan


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $7.95

While the coming of the railways to Britain's towns and cities in the nineteenth century transformed their fortunes and gave urban dwellers new opportunities to travel across the country, the effect on the largely rural population of the country was arguably far greater. And while some of the initial trunk lines... Read more >
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