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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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Transatlantic Liners

Written by J. Layton


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

Prior to air travel there was only one way to cross the Atlantic: by ship. By the late nineteenth century, steam ships dominated the transatlantic passenger trade, growing exponentially in size as maritime technology improved and as more immigrants poured from Europe into the New World. As the liners got bigger... 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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China Airborne
China Airborne
Written by James Fallows
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307907400
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China Airborne

Written by James Fallows


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: May 15, 2012
Price: $11.99

More than two-thirds of the new airports under construction today are being built in China. Chinese airlines expect to triple their fleet size over the next decade and will account for the fastest-growing market for Boeing and Airbus. But the Chinese are determined to be more than customers. In 2011, China...

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P&O
P&O
Written by Ruth Artmonsky
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747811701
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P&O

Written by Ruth Artmonsky


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $12.95

All the romance of travel at sea is captured in the long history of P&O. From humble beginnings in the 1830s, The Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company grew to dominate British mercantile shipping for much of the 19th, and a good deal of the 20th, centuries. Initially the company's paddle... Read more >
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Mail Trains
Mail Trains
Written by Julian Stray
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747810834
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Mail Trains

Written by Julian Stray


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $12.95

Central to the prompt delivery of the nation's mail is its efficient transit throughout the country. From 1830, the Post Office relied increasingly on the overland rail network to achieve this. Railway Post Offices, Sunday Sorting Tenders and District Sorting Carriages were amongst the services introduced.

More important lines carried the famous... Read more >
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Railway Posters
Railway Posters
Written by Lorna Frost
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747810841
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Railway Posters

Written by Lorna Frost


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $12.95

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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WALL TO WALL
WALL TO WALL
Written by Mary Morris
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307809995
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WALL TO WALL

Written by Mary Morris


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: March 14, 2012
Price: $11.99

Following her celebrated Nothing to Declare:  Memoirs of a Woman Traveling Alone, Mary Morris, still alone, still graced with her extraordinary gifts of narrative and observation, presents an unforgettable account of her 1986 trip through China, Russia, and Eastern Europe.  As in Nothing to Declare, she combines vivid portrayals of people... Read more >
China's Wings
China's Wings
Written by Gregory Crouch
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780553804270
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China's Wings
War, Intrigue, Romance, and Adventure in the Middle Kingdom During the Golden Age of Flight
Written by Gregory Crouch


Format: Hardcover, 528 pages
On Sale: February 28, 2012
Price: $30.00

From the acclaimed author of Enduring Patagonia comes a dazzling tale of aerial adventure set against the roiling backdrop of war in Asia. The incredible real-life saga of the flying band of brothers who opened the skies over China in the years leading up to World War II—and boldly safeguarded them... Read more >
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China's Wings
China's Wings
Written by Gregory Crouch
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ISBN: 9780345532350
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China's Wings
War, Intrigue, Romance, and Adventure in the Middle Kingdom During the Golden Age of Flight
Written by Gregory Crouch


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: February 28, 2012
Price: $17.99

From the acclaimed author of Enduring Patagonia comes a dazzling tale of aerial adventure set against the roiling backdrop of war in Asia. The incredible real-life saga of the flying band of brothers who opened the skies over China in the years leading up to World War II—and boldly safeguarded them... Read more >
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Transatlantic Liners
Transatlantic Liners
Written by J. Layton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747810872
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Transatlantic Liners
1899-2004
Written by J. Layton


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $11.95

Prior to air travel there was only one way to cross the Atlantic: by ship. By the late nineteenth century, steam ships dominated the transatlantic passenger trade, growing exponentially in size as maritime technology improved and as more immigrants poured from Europe into the New World. As the liners got bigger... Read more >
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Thinking Small
Thinking Small
Written by Andrea Hiott
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780345521422
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Thinking Small
The Long, Strange Trip of the Volkswagen Beetle
Written by Andrea Hiott


Format: Hardcover, 512 pages
On Sale: January 17, 2012
Price: $26.00

Sometimes achieving big things requires the ability to think small. This simple concept was the driving force that propelled the Volkswagen Beetle to become an avatar of American-style freedom, a household brand, and a global icon. The VW Bug inspired the ad men of Madison Avenue, beguiled Woodstock Nation, and has... Read more >
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Thinking Small
Thinking Small
Written by Andrea Hiott
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345521446
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Thinking Small
The Long, Strange Trip of the Volkswagen Beetle
Written by Andrea Hiott


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: January 17, 2012
Price: $14.99

Sometimes achieving big things requires the ability to think small. This simple concept was the driving force that propelled the Volkswagen Beetle to become an avatar of American-style freedom, a household brand, and a global icon. The VW Bug inspired the ad men of Madison Avenue, beguiled Woodstock Nation, and has... 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 >
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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The Nation's Hangar
The Nation's Hangar
Written by Robert F. Van Der Linden, Photographed by Dane Penland
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781588343161
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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: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2011
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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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 >
The Flying Scotsman
The Train, The Locomotive, The Legend
Written by Bob Gwynne


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $9.95

Flying Scotsman is probably the most famous railway locomotive in the world. When it was new in 1923 it caused a sensation for its beauty and its speed, and the engine found itself at the center of media attention that continued throughout the decade and made it a household name -... Read more >
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Railways in Wartime
Railways in Wartime
Written by Tim Bryan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747810506
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Railways in Wartime

Written by Tim Bryan


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: July 19, 2011
Price: $12.95

The strategic importance of railways was recognized almost from the beginning of their development, but it was not until the end of the nineteenth century that their real value was appreciated by the military. In both the First and Second World Wars, railways were crucial in the transportation of men, munitions... Read more >
The Lunatic Express
The Lunatic Express
Written by Carl Hoffman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767929813
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The Lunatic Express
Discovering the World . . . via Its Most Dangerous Buses, Boats, Trains, and Planes
Written by Carl Hoffman


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: June 7, 2011
Price: $14.00

Indonesian Ferry Sinks.  Peruvian Bus Plunges Off Cliff.  African Train Attacked by Mobs.  Whenever he picked up the newspaper, Carl Hoffman noticed those short news bulletins, which seemed about as far from the idea of tourism, travel as the pursuit of pleasure, as it was possible to get.  So off he... Read more >
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Early Railways
Early Railways
Written by Andy Guy and Jim Rees
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747808114
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Early Railways
1569-1830
Written by Andy Guy and Jim Rees


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: May 24, 2011
Price: $12.95

To many people, the history of the railway begins with the opening of the Liverpool & Manchester Railway in 1830. By that time, however, the concept of the railway in Britain was already over 250 years old, a fascinating but little-known period of experimentation, improvement and invention which included such remarkable... Read more >
Pirate Hunter of the Caribbean
Pirate Hunter of the Caribbean
Written by David Cordingly
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679644217
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Pirate Hunter of the Caribbean
The Adventurous Life of Captain Woodes Rogers
Written by David Cordingly


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 17, 2011
Price: $13.99

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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The Concorde Story
The Concorde Story
Written by Christopher Orlebar
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781849081634
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The Concorde Story
Seventh Edition
Written by Christopher Orlebar


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: April 19, 2011
Price: $35.00

This fully revised edition of The Concorde Story, published to coincide with the anniversary of the aircraft's first landing at Heathrow, is a complete history of Concorde. When commercial air services were launched in 1976, Concorde was hailed as one of the wonders of the technological world.

Lavishly illustrated throughout, this... Read more >
US Multi-Role Fighter Jets
US Multi-Role Fighter Jets
Written by Steve Davies
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781849082204
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US Multi-Role Fighter Jets

Written by Steve Davies


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: April 19, 2011
Price: $35.00

Steve Davies, military aviation photographer and critically acclaimed author of Red Eagles, is back with a new photo-essay on American's cutting-edge fighter fleet. Davies examines the F/A-18C/D/E/F Super Hornet, F-15E Strike Eagle, F-16CG/F-16CJ, F-22A Raptor, and the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, taking readers on a complete behinds-the-scenes tour of these fearsome... Read more >
Touring Caravans
Touring Caravans
Written by Jon Pressnell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747801191
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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 >
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