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Victorian and Edwardian Railway Travel
Victorian and Edwardian Railway Travel
Written by David Turner
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747811503
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Victorian and Edwardian Railway Travel

Written by David Turner


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $12.95

For the majority of the British public in the Victorian period the railways were the only way to travel. In 1880 the population of Britain and Ireland took 518 million railway journeys, and by the turn of the century this number had risen to just over 1.1 billion. Therefore, for anyone... 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 >
Railway Architecture
Railway Architecture
Written by Bill Fawcett
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747814450
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Railway Architecture

Written by Bill Fawcett


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $12.95

A guide to the architecture that gives British railways their identity, from stations to signal boxes.

Roots of Britain's railways lie in the wooden-railed colliery wagonways of around 1600, but it was almost 1830 before specific railway architecture became needed. This evolved rapidly down to 1850, and for some time afterwards Britain... Read more >
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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 >
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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The Tube
Station to Station on the London Underground
Written by Oliver Green


Format: eBook, 120 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $7.95

From Norman Foster’s remarkable station at Canary Wharf to the Yellow-brick vaults of Baker street to the Art Deco exuberance of Arnos Grove, London’s tube stations are among its most distinctive and iconic buildings. This beautiful hardback edition is a fantastic gift-book, publishing in the run up to Christmas, and sales... Read more >
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British Motorcycles of the 1960s and 70s
British Motorcycles of the 1960s and 70s
Written by Mick Walker
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747810575
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British Motorcycles of the 1960s and 70s

Written by Mick Walker


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $12.95

For the first half of the 20th century Great Britain led the world in motorcycle design and production, exporting its products to countries in every section of the globe. However, as the second half of the century began in 1960 this once great industry commenced what was to be a terminal... Read more >
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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How to Live Well Without Owning a Car
How to Live Well Without Owning a Car
Written by Chris Balish
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580087575
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How to Live Well Without Owning a Car
Save Money, Breathe Easier, and Get More Mileage Out of Life
Written by Chris Balish


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: September 1, 2006
Price: $12.95

You don'¬?t need to own a car to live well in America. In fact, you'¬?d probably be better off without one. In this groundbreaking guide, award-winning journalist Chris Balish exposes the true costs of car ownership and shows how car-free living can put anyone on the path to financial freedom. Using... Read more >
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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