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Stagecoach Travel
Stagecoach Travel
Written by Louise Allen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747813668
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Stagecoach Travel

Written by Louise Allen


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $12.95

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 Touring Caravan
The Touring Caravan
Written by Andrew Jenkinson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747814016
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The Touring Caravan

Written by Andrew Jenkinson


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $12.95

From the original concept of using a horse-drawn caravan for leisure, this book explains how the modern touring caravan has evolved from a primitive concept to the sophisticated leisure vehicle it's become today. Andrew Jenkinson, the UK expert regarding the history of the touring caravan, uses a selection of images from... Read more >
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Volkswagen Beetle
Volkswagen Beetle
Written by Richard Copping
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747814474
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Volkswagen Beetle

Written by Richard Copping


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $12.95

Few if any cars have achieved the iconic status of Volkswagen's classic, much-loved Beetle. With origins in Nazi Germany, it was rescued post-war by the British and enjoyed a meteoric rise in the late 60s. Volkswagen's Director General, Heinz Nordhoff created a Beetle with the intention to perfect one model of... Read more >
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The Touring Caravan

Written by Andrew Jenkinson


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $7.95

From the original concept of using a horse-drawn caravan for leisure, this book explains how the modern touring caravan has evolved from a primitive concept to the sophisticated leisure vehicle it's become today. Andrew Jenkinson, the UK expert regarding the history of the touring caravan, uses a selection of images from... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Volkswagen Beetle

Written by Richard Copping


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $7.95

Few if any cars have achieved the iconic status of Volkswagen's classic, much-loved Beetle. With origins in Nazi Germany, it was rescued post-war by the British and enjoyed a meteoric rise in the late 60s. Volkswagen's Director General, Heinz Nordhoff created a Beetle with the intention to perfect one model of... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
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 >
Also available as a trade paperback.
British Sports Cars of the 1950s and 60s
British Sports Cars of the 1950s and 60s
Written by James Taylor
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747814320
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British Sports Cars of the 1950s and 60s

Written by James Taylor


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $12.95

Nobody built sports cars like British manufacturers in the 1950s and 1960s. There was something very special about the combination of low-slung open two-seater bodywork with a spartan interior, a slick sporting gearchange and a rorty exhaust note. This was wind-in-the-hair motoring, and it was affordable by the average young man...

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Mini
Mini
Written by Gillan Bardsley
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812555
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Mini

Written by Gillan Bardsley


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $12.95

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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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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Family Cars of the 1970s
Family Cars of the 1970s
Written by James Taylor
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747811497
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Family Cars of the 1970s

Written by James Taylor


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $12.95

The 1970s and 1980s were critical years for the British motor industry. A downward spiral in industrial relations led to crippling strikes; two major oil crises made thirsty older designs virtually unsaleable; and foreign manufacturers moved in with products that were affordable, reliable and available on demand.

Yet, by and large, British... Read more >
Jaguar

Written by Graham Robson


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $7.95

Sir William Lyons enjoyed a seemingly unstoppable rise to fame and fortune in the motor industry, and the Jaguar brand which he introduced became world-famous. Yet it did not happen overnight. In the 1920s he was in Blackpool, styling motorcycle sidecars, in the 1930s he was in Coventry developing the SS... Read more >
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Jaguar
Jaguar
Written by Graham Robson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812036
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Jaguar

Written by Graham Robson


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $9.95

Sir William Lyons enjoyed a seemingly unstoppable rise to fame and fortune in the motor industry, and the Jaguar brand which he introduced became world-famous. Yet it did not happen overnight. In the 1920s he was in Blackpool, styling motorcycle sidecars, in the 1930s he was in Coventry developing the SS... Read more >
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Muscle Cars
The First American Supercars
Written by Colin Romanick


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

In 2010, a 1970 Plymouth Superbird fetched $286,000 at an auction in Scottsdale, Arizona. In 2009, a 1970 Plymouth Hemi Barracuda sold for $2.16 million. Auctions of classic cars in general and muscle cars in particular routinely garner upwards of $39 million annually. Since their debut in the early 1960s, Americans... Read more >
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Muscle Cars
Muscle Cars
Written by Colin Romanick
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747810964
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Muscle Cars

Written by Colin Romanick


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $9.95

In 2010, a 1970 Plymouth Superbird fetched $286,000 at an auction in Scottsdale, Arizona. In 2009, a 1970 Plymouth Hemi Barracuda sold for $2.16 million. Auctions of classic cars in general and muscle cars in particular routinely garner upwards of $39 million annually. Since their debut in the early 1960s, Americans... Read more >
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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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Touring Caravans
Touring Caravans
Written by Jon Pressnell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747801191
Our Price: $11.95
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Touring Caravans

Written by Jon Pressnell


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: March 22, 2011
Price: $11.95

For a long time the caravan - a travel trailer - was a neglected part of the classic vehicle scene, but now the historic caravan is becoming an increasingly common - and increasingly popular - exhibit at classic car shows. The development of the caravan is a fascinating story, and a... Read more >
Austin-Healey
Austin-Healey
Written by Graham Robson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747807698
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Austin-Healey

Written by Graham Robson


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: March 23, 2010
Price: $12.95

One of the sensations of the 1952 Motor Show was a two-seat sports car built by Donald Healey at a small factory in Warwick in the English Midlands. Before the show was over Leonard Lord, head of the British Motor Corporation (BMC) had struck a deal with Healey to mass produce... Read more >
Tractors
Tractors
Written by Nick Baldwin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747807544
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Tractors
1880s to 1980s
Written by Nick Baldwin


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: February 23, 2010
Price: $12.95

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 >
Also available as an eBook.
Land Rover
Land Rover
Written by James Taylor
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747807261
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Land Rover

Written by James Taylor


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: January 19, 2010
Price: $12.95

In the aftermath of the World War II, the long established Rover company of Solihull was fighting to survive. It needed a vehicle that would give it an advantage over its rivals. Taking the American Willys Jeep as inspiration, Rover designers came up with a four-wheel drive utility vehicle that would... Read more >
The Model T Ford
The Model T Ford
Written by Jonathan Wood
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747804321
Our Price: $11.95
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The Model T Ford

Written by Jonathan Wood


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: May 19, 2009
Price: $11.95

With 16.5 million built between 1908 and 1927, the Model T Ford was, until overtaken in the 1970s by the Volkswagen Beetle, the most popular car in automotive history. Mass-produced in America and around the globe, such was the Model T's market penetration and value-for-money that in 1921 Henry Ford's deceptively... Read more >
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