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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 >
Bradshaw's Handbook
Bradshaw's Handbook
Written by George Bradshaw
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781908402028
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Bradshaw's Handbook

Written by George Bradshaw


Format: Hardcover, 512 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $15.95

Collector’s item, landmark in the history of the tour guide, snapshot of Britain in the 1860s – Bradshaw’s Handbook deserves a place on the bookshelf of any traveller, railway enthusiast, historian or anglophile. Produced as the British railway network was reaching its zenith, and as tourism by rail became a serious... Read more >
Mail Trains

Written by Julian Stray


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

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.

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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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P&O
A History
Written by Ruth Artmonsky


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

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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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
Format: eBook
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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