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Falling Upwards

(Available September 9, 2014)
Falling Upwards
Written by Richard Holmes
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307742322
Our Price: $17.95
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Falling Upwards
How We Took to the Air: An Unconventional History of Ballooning
Written by Richard Holmes


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $17.95

**Time Magazine 10 Top Nonfiction Books of 2013**
**The New Republic Best Books of 2013**
**Kirkus Best Books of the Year (2013)**

In a dazzling fusion of history, art, science, and biography, Falling Upwards resurrects the daring men and women who first risked their lives to take to the air in balloons.

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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 >
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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 >
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The Fearless Flier's Handbook
The Fearless Flier's Handbook
Written by Debbie Seaman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307815354
Our Price: $11.99
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The Fearless Flier's Handbook
The Internationally Recognized Method for Overcoming the Fear of Flying
Written by Debbie Seaman


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2014
Price: $11.99

As many as one in five people is afraid of flying. For some, the fear is so paralyzing that they have never boarded a plane. For others, flying is a necessary evil-they'll do it because they have to, but it's torture. They white-knuckle their way through the flights they have to... 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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Smugglers and Smuggling
Smugglers and Smuggling
Written by Trevor May
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812074
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Smugglers and Smuggling
in Britain, 1700-1850
Written by Trevor May


Format: Trade Paperback
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $12.95

Smuggling was rife in Britain between the seventeenth century and the mid-nineteenth century, and smugglers have come to be highly romanticized as cheeky rogues, cunningly evading heavy taxes imposed by an overbearing government. In reality, many smugglers were prepared to use excessive force as often as they used cunning, and the... Read more >
Streetcars of America
Streetcars of America
Written by Brian Solomon and John Gruber
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747813255
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Streetcars of America

Written by Brian Solomon and John Gruber


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $9.95

The handsome multi-colored streetcar is a nostalgic icon of the some of the most romantic and heritage-rich locales in America, including San Francisco, New Orleans and Chicago, immortalized on stage and screen in classics including Meet Me In St. Louis and A Streetcar Named Desire. Streetcars of America chronicles these vehicles from...

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Streetcars of America

Written by Brian Solomon and John Gruber


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $7.95

The handsome multi-colored streetcar is a nostalgic icon of the some of the most romantic and heritage-rich locales in America, including San Francisco, New Orleans and Chicago, immortalized on stage and screen in classics including Meet Me In St. Louis and A Streetcar Named Desire. Streetcars of America chronicles these vehicles from...

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Stagecoach Travel

Written by Louise Allen


Format: eBook
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 >
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American Tanks and AFVs of World War II
American Tanks and AFVs of World War II
Written by Mike Green
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781782009313
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American Tanks and AFVs of World War II

Written by Mike Green


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $39.95

Stuart, Sherman, Lee, and Grant tanks dominated the US Army and Marine Corps armored warfare effort versus Nazi Germany and Tojo's Japan. This book details the full range of these vehicles, giving technical specifications and development features as well as describing how they were manned and fought in battle.

The equipping of... Read more >
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American Tanks and AFVs of World War II

Written by Mike Green


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $9.99

Stuart, Sherman, Lee, and Grant tanks dominated the US Army and Marine Corps armored warfare effort versus Nazi Germany and Tojo's Japan. This book details the full range of these vehicles, giving technical specifications and development features as well as describing how they were manned and fought in battle.

The equipping of... Read more >
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Woman and the Car, 1909
A Chatty Little Handbook for the Edwardian Motoriste
Written by Dorothy Levitt


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $10.95

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Gills Wonderground map of London Town, 1914
Gills Wonderground map of London Town, 1914
Written by MacDonald Gill
Format: Non-traditional book
ISBN: 9781908402745
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Gills Wonderground map of London Town, 1914

Written by MacDonald Gill


Format: Non-traditional book, 1 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $9.95

British architect and artist, MacDonald Gill, was commissioned to create a poster-sized map of central London  prominently featuring the city's numerous new "Tube" stations. Gill's cartoon-styled map was part of a finely tuned advertising campaign promoting the concept of easy access by public transport to all the marvels of the bourgeoning metropolis... Read more >
Rail Ribaldry
Being 96 pages of railway humour
Written by William Heath Robinson


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 10, 2014
Price: $10.95

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Another Great Day at Sea
Another Great Day at Sea
Written by Geoff Dyer, Read by Jonathan Cowley
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780553397635
Our Price: $15.00

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Another Great Day at Sea
Life Aboard the USS George H.W. Bush
Written by Geoff Dyer
Read by Jonathan Cowley


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $15.00

From a writer “whose genre-jumping refusal to be pinned down [makes him] an exemplar of our era” (NPR), a new book that confirms his power to astound readers.
 
As a child Geoff Dyer spent long hours making and blotchily painting model fighter planes. So the adult Dyer jumped at the chance of...

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Another Great Day at Sea
Another Great Day at Sea
Written by Geoff Dyer
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307911582
Our Price: $24.95
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Another Great Day at Sea
Life Aboard the USS George H.W. Bush
Written by Geoff Dyer


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $24.95

From a writer “whose genre-jumping refusal to be pinned down [makes him] an exemplar of our era” (NPR), a new book that confirms his power to astound readers.
 
As a child Geoff Dyer spent long hours making and blotchily painting model fighter planes. So the adult Dyer jumped at the chance of...

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Another Great Day at Sea
Another Great Day at Sea
Written by Geoff Dyer
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307911599
Our Price: $12.99
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Another Great Day at Sea
Life Aboard the USS George H.W. Bush
Written by Geoff Dyer


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $12.99

From a writer “whose genre-jumping refusal to be pinned down [makes him] an exemplar of our era” (NPR), a new book that confirms his power to astound readers.
 
As a child Geoff Dyer spent long hours making and blotchily painting model fighter planes. So the adult Dyer jumped at the chance of...

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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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Carriage Terminology
An Historical Dictionary
Written by Don H. Berkebile


Format: eBook, 487 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $64.95

This reference work is the definitive source for the terminology, nomenclature, and illustrative diagrams for all known carriage types of the Western world, as well as many of the better known vehicles of other areas. Read more >
The Golden Age of Train Travel
The Golden Age of Train Travel
Written by Steve Barry
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747813248
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The Golden Age of Train Travel

Written by Steve Barry


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $9.95

For the century after 1865 all the largest railroad companies had flagship luxury trains, spectacularly appointed steamliners offering unrivaled standards of service and thoughtful amenities including ladies’ perfume and carnations for gentlemen. These luxury trains transported well-heeled passengers in grand style across spectacular American landscapes in an atmosphere of privilege and... Read more >
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The Golden Age of Train Travel

Written by Steve Barry


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $9.95

For the century after 1865 all the largest railroad companies had flagship luxury trains, spectacularly appointed steamliners offering unrivaled standards of service and thoughtful amenities including ladies’ perfume and carnations for gentlemen. These luxury trains transported well-heeled passengers in grand style across spectacular American landscapes in an atmosphere of privilege and... Read more >
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Harley-Davidson
Harley-Davidson
Written by Margie Siegal
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747813439
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Harley-Davidson
A History of the World's Most Famous Motorcycle
Written by Margie Siegal


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $9.95

Harley-Davidson: words that evoke the open American road and the “Made  in America” tradition like no others. The sweeping chopper handlebars, the distinctive throaty low speed rumble  of the engine and the unmistakable logo are all recognized the world over. This book expertly ties together the mechanical evolution of Harley's engines – from... Read more >
Harley-Davidson: A History of the World's Most Famous Motorcycle

Written by Margie Siegal


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $9.95

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US Marine Corps Fighter Squadrons of World War II
US Marine Corps Fighter Squadrons of World War II
Written by Barrett Tillman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781782004103
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US Marine Corps Fighter Squadrons of World War II

Written by Barrett Tillman


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $25.95

The classic 1951 movie Flying Leathernecks starring John Wayne immortalized the USMC pilots who had fought in the skies over Guadalcanal and the Solomons.

The US Marine Corps has a long and proud heritage of aviation excellence, celebrating its centenary in 2012. While "flying leathernecks" made their mark in both world... Read more >
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US Marine Corps Fighter Squadrons of World War II

Written by Barrett Tillman


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $1.99

The classic 1951 movie Flying Leathernecks starring John Wayne immortalized the USMC pilots who had fought in the skies over Guadalcanal and the Solomons.

The US Marine Corps has a long and proud heritage of aviation excellence, celebrating its centenary in 2012. While "flying leathernecks" made their mark in both world... Read more >
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