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Steamboats
Steamboats
Written by Sara Wright
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747811411
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Steamboats
Icons of America's Rivers
Written by Sara Wright


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: May 21, 2013
Price: $9.95

Paddlewheel riverboat, showboat, sternwheeler, steamboat: call it what you will, but the steamboat revolutionized travel in the 1800s, an era in which young boys dreamed of becoming river pilots and Mark Twain forever memorialized the "Delta Queens" that travelled up and down the Mississippi River. Steamboat enthusiast Sara Wright provides a... Read more >
The British Airman of the Second World War
The British Airman of the Second World War
Written by Stuart Hadaway
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812227
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The British Airman of the Second World War

Written by Stuart Hadaway


Format: Trade Paperback, 70 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $12.95

This title will provide an introduction to the extraordinary range of conditions and challenges experienced by British airmen during the Second World War. The airman of the Royal Air Force served in every corner of the globe during this conflict, operating over oceans and deserts, jungles and cities. Rather than take... Read more >
The Golden Age of Air Travel
The Golden Age of Air Travel
Written by Nina Hadaway
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812234
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The Golden Age of Air Travel

Written by Nina Hadaway


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $12.95

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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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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Where the Suckers Moon
Where the Suckers Moon
Written by Randall Rothenberg
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307833549
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Where the Suckers Moon
The Life and Death of an Advertising Campaign
Written by Randall Rothenberg


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: February 20, 2013
Price: $11.99

Rothenberg chronicles the brief, turbulent marriage between a recession-plagued auto company and an aggressively hip ad agency (whose creative director despised cars), capturing both the ad world's tantalizing gossip and the broader significance of its creations. "Simply the best book about advertising I have ever read."--Neil Postman (Technopoly). Read more >
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British Motorcycles of the 1960s and '70s

Written by Mick Walker


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $7.95

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 >
British Railway Tickets

Written by Jan Dobrzynski


Format: eBook, 72 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $7.95

In 1838 Thomas Edmondson, an employee of the fledgling Newcastle & Carlisle Railway, revolutionized the ticket issuing process in Britain and left an enduring legacy: the Edmondson ticket. Purchased as proof of the contract between passenger and railway company, the ticket was a receipt, travel pass and an ephemeral record of... Read more >
Pleasure Steamers
Pleasure Steamers
Written by Andrew Gladwell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812050
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Pleasure Steamers

Written by Andrew Gladwell


Format: Trade Paperback, 70 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $12.95

The pleasure steamer reached its heyday in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries: hundreds of vessels, most of them paddle-powered, plied the lakes, waterways and coast of Britain, most often ferrying daytrippers from urban areas to the coast. Presenting a serene alternative to rail travel, they had the added advantage... Read more >
Shipbuilding in Britain
Shipbuilding in Britain
Written by Fred Walker
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747807292
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Shipbuilding in Britain

Written by Fred Walker


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $12.95

In 1913 the shipyards of Britain were responsible for building half of all the world's ships. At the Clyde in Scotland at this time a new ship was launched every eighteen hours. For decades Britain was at the forefront of shipbuilding; the history and economy of towns such as Belfast, Liverpool... Read more >
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 >
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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The Nation's Hangar
Aircraft Treasures of the Smithsonian
Written by Robert F. Van Der Linden
Photographed by Dane Penland


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $29.95

The Nation's Hangar: Aircraft Treasures of the Smithsonian offers a fascinating textual and visual history of civilian, military, and commercial aviation from the earliest balloon flights to today's most advanced aircraft.

The Nation's Hangar charts the awe-inspiring history of flight around the world. F. Robert Van Der Linden, a Smithsonian curator... 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 >
Forgotten Sacrifice: The Arctic Convoys of World War II
Forgotten Sacrifice: The Arctic Convoys of World War II
Written by Michael Walling
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781849087186
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Forgotten Sacrifice: The Arctic Convoys of World War II

Written by Michael Walling


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $26.95

Hitler called Norway the “Zone of Destiny” for Nazi Germany because convoys from Churchill's Britain and Roosevelt's United States supplied Stalin’s Soviet Russia with critical equipment and foodstuffs during the darkest days of the German invasion.

The words "Murmansk Run" conjure visions of ice-laden ships and thoughts of freezing to death in...

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Forgotten Sacrifice: The Arctic Convoys of World War II

Written by Michael Walling


Format: eBook, 292 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $9.95

Hitler called Norway the “Zone of Destiny” for Nazi Germany because convoys from Churchill's Britain and Roosevelt's United States supplied Stalin’s Soviet Russia with critical equipment and foodstuffs during the darkest days of the German invasion.

The words "Murmansk Run" conjure visions of ice-laden ships and thoughts of freezing to death in...

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Route 66
Route 66
Written by David Knudson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747811329
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Route 66

Written by David Knudson


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $9.95

As early as 1916 - just eight years after Henry Ford's Model T revolutionized the automobile industry - Congress embarked on legislation that would link America's major cities by highway. But it wasn't until 1925 that the government began executing its plan for national highway construction. In summer 1926, Route 66... Read more >
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Route 66
The Mother Road
Written by David Knudson


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $7.95

Begun in 1926 to connect Chicago to Los Angeles, Route 66 was the country's first major east-west thoroughfare. By 1930 it was an important route for both truckers and travellers alike, and in 1939 it became known as 'The Mother Road' thanks to John Steinbeck's classic "The Grapes of Wrath". Over... Read more >
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The Tube
The Tube
Written by Oliver Green
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780747812272
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The Tube
Station to Station on the London Underground
Written by Oliver Green


Format: Hardcover, 120 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $12.95

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British Railways in the 1950s and 60s
British Railways in the 1950s and 60s
Written by Greg Morse
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747811688
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British Railways in the 1950s and 60s

Written by Greg Morse


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $12.95

The 1950s saw a realisation that British Railways needed to modernise its equipment and rationalise its network if it was to hold its own in the face of growing competition from road and air transport. The next decade brought line closures, new liveries and the last breath of steam, as Doctor... Read more >
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British Railways in the 1950s and 60s

Written by Greg Morse


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $7.95

The 1950s saw a realisation that British Railways needed to modernise its equipment and rationalise its network if it was to hold its own in the face of growing competition from road and air transport. The next decade brought line closures, new liveries and the last breath of steam, as Doctor... Read more >
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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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Pirate Hunter of the Caribbean
Pirate Hunter of the Caribbean
Written by David Cordingly
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812980172
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Pirate Hunter of the Caribbean
The Adventurous Life of Captain Woodes Rogers
Written by David Cordingly


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2012
Price: $18.00

From renowned pirate historian David Cordingly, author of Under the Black Flag and film consultant for the original Pirates of the Caribbean, comes the thrilling story of Captain Woodes Rogers, the avenging nemesis of the worst cutthroats ever to terrorize the high seas. Once a marauding privateer himself, Woodes Rogers went... 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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Railway Workshops
Railway Workshops
Written by Tim Bryan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812012
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Railway Workshops

Written by Tim Bryan


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $12.95

This is the story of an industry that began in the North of England, with small engineering concerns building engines that powered early railways like the Stockton and Darlington and Liverpool & Manchester. Once railway companies had become firmly established, the industry expanded dramatically as they set up their own engineering... Read more >
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