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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 >
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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 >
Vintage Motorcycles
Vintage Motorcycles
Written by Jeff Clew
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ISBN: 9780747802778
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Vintage Motorcycles

Written by Jeff Clew


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: November 17, 2009
Price: $11.95

After the close of the First World War, the British motorcycle industry rose to prominence as British motorcycles became almost unbeatable in competitions. However, a shortage of these new model bikes pushed prices to a premium and most people were forced to settle for prewar designs. These high prices led to... Read more >
Brooklands
Brooklands
Written by Nicholas Lancaster
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ISBN: 9780747807070
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Brooklands
Cradle of British Motor Racing and Aviation
Written by Nicholas Lancaster


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: October 20, 2009
Price: $12.95

Brooklands, near Weybridge in Surrey, holds a unique and highly important place in the histories of both motoring and aviation. It was the first purpose-built motor racing track in Britain and the first major circuit in the world. From 1907 to the outbreak of the Second World War, the banked circuit... Read more >
The London Bus
The London Bus
Written by James Taylor
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747807285
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The London Bus

Written by James Taylor


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: September 22, 2009
Price: $12.95

The red double decker bus is one of the enduring images of London. Although now increasingly replaced by modern bendy buses, the classic rear-entrance double-decker still appears on postcards, keyrings, t-shirts and other tourist souvenirs. Successor to the horse-drawn London buses of the nineteenth century, the B-type double-decker first appeared in... Read more >
Traveling Light
Traveling Light
Written by Kath Weston
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807041383
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Traveling Light
On the Road with America's Poor
Written by Kath Weston


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: September 1, 2009
Price: $21.00

How far can you get on two tacos, one Dr. Pepper, and a little bit of conversation? What happens when you're broke and you need to get to a new job, an ailing parent, a powwow, college, or a funeral on the other side of the country? And after decades of... Read more >
The London Taxi
The London Taxi
Written by G.N. Georgano and Bill Munro
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747806929
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The London Taxi

Written by G.N. Georgano and Bill Munro


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: August 18, 2009
Price: $12.95

The London Taxi is an iconic image of London transport and society. The unique vehicle is the only one in the world to be specifically designed for hire work in cities, and its distinctive turning circle of only 25 feet, a direct result of the strict regulations of design stipulated by... Read more >
Traffic
Traffic
Written by Tom Vanderbilt
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307277190
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Traffic
Why We Drive the Way We Do (and What It Says About Us)
Written by Tom Vanderbilt


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: August 11, 2009
Price: $16.95

A New York Times Notable Book

One of the Best Books of the Year
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In this brilliant, lively, and eye-opening investigation, Tom Vanderbilt examines the perceptual limits and cognitive underpinnings that make us worse drivers than we think we are. He demonstrates why... Read more >
The Model T Ford
The Model T Ford
Written by Jonathan Wood
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747804321
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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 >
The God Machine
The God Machine
Written by James R. Chiles
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307485489
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The God Machine
From Boomerangs to Black Hawks: The Story of the Helicopter
Written by James R. Chiles


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: November 26, 2008
Price: $11.99


From transforming the ways of war to offering godlike views of inaccessible spots, revolutionizing rescues worldwide, and providing some of our most-watched TV moments—including the cloud of newscopters that trailed O. J. Simpson’s Bronco—the helicopter is far more capable than early inventors expected. Now James Chiles profiles the many helicoptrians who... Read more >
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The God Machine
The God Machine
Written by James R. Chiles
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780553383522
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The God Machine
From Boomerangs to Black Hawks: The Story of the Helicopter
Written by James R. Chiles


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2008
Price: $16.00


From transforming the ways of war to offering godlike views of inaccessible spots, revolutionizing rescues worldwide, and providing some of our most-watched TV moments—including the cloud of newscopters that trailed O. J. Simpson’s Bronco—the helicopter is far more capable than early inventors expected. Now James Chiles profiles the many helicoptrians who... Read more >
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Traffic
Traffic
Written by Tom Vanderbilt
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307264787
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Traffic
Why We Drive the Way We Do (and What It Says About Us)
Written by Tom Vanderbilt


Format: Hardcover, 416 pages
On Sale: July 29, 2008
Price: $24.95

Would you be surprised that road rage can be good for society? Or that most crashes happen on sunny, dry days? That our minds can trick us into thinking the next lane is moving faster? Or that you can gauge a nation’s driving behavior by its levels of corruption? These are... Read more >
Traffic
Traffic
Written by Tom Vanderbilt, Read by David Slavin
Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780739370339
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Traffic
Why We Drive the Way We Do (and What It Says About Us)
Written by Tom Vanderbilt
Read by David Slavin


Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: July 29, 2008
Price: $15.00

Driving is a fact of life. We are all spending more and more time on the road, and traffic is an issue we face everyday. This audiobook will make you think about it in a whole new light.

We have always had a passion for cars and driving. Now Traffic offers us... Read more >
One Helluva Ride
One Helluva Ride
Written by Liz Clarke
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345504494
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One Helluva Ride
How NASCAR Swept the Nation
Written by Liz Clarke


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2008
Price: $12.99

From its raw beginnings on Southern dirt tracks, NASCAR smacked of a slightly depraved spectacle, as if nothing but trouble could come from the unbridled locomotion of a V8 engine. By the time NASCAR roared into the twenty-first century, it had grown into a billion-dollar sports and marketing colossus, its races... Read more >
Birdmen, Batmen, and Skyflyers
Birdmen, Batmen, and Skyflyers
Written by Michael Abrams
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307419903
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Birdmen, Batmen, and Skyflyers
Wingsuits and the Pioneers Who Flew in Them, Fell in Them, and Perfected Them
Written by Michael Abrams


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

The Wright Brothers were wimps.

Or so you might think after reading this account of their unsung but even more daring rivals—the men and women who strapped wings to their backs and took to the sky. If only for a few seconds.

People have been dying to fly, quite literally, since the... Read more >
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Pushing the Limits
Pushing the Limits
Written by Henry Petroski
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ISBN: 9780307427366
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Pushing the Limits
New Adventures in Engineering
Written by Henry Petroski


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

Here are two dozen tales in the grand adventure of engineering from the Henry Petroski, who has been called America’s poet laureate of technology. Pushing the Limits celebrates some of the largest things we have created–bridges, dams, buildings--and provides a startling new vision of engineering’s past, its present, and its future. Along... Read more >
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Birdmen, Batmen, and Skyflyers
Birdmen, Batmen, and Skyflyers
Written by Michael Abrams
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400054923
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Birdmen, Batmen, and Skyflyers
Wingsuits and the Pioneers Who Flew in Them, Fell in Them, and Perfected Them
Written by Michael Abrams


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2007
Price: $13.95

The Wright Brothers were wimps.

Or so you might think after reading this account of their unsung but even more daring rivals—the men and women who strapped wings to their backs and took to the sky. If only for a few seconds.

People have been dying to fly, quite literally, since the... Read more >
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Fly Now!
Fly Now!
Written by Joanne Gernstein London
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426200885
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Fly Now!
The Poster Collection of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Written by Joanne Gernstein London


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: May 15, 2007
Price: $25.00

The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum draws more visitors than any other museum in the world—90,000 a day in the summertime—and the highlight of summer 2007 at the NASM will be "Fly Now," the exhibit of air travel posters featured in this unique companion volume which combines arresting, colorful art... Read more >
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The Morgan
The Morgan
Written by Ken Hill
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747803287
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The Morgan

Written by Ken Hill


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2007
Price: $11.95

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How to Live Well Without Owning a Car
How to Live Well Without Owning a Car
Written by Chris Balish
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580087575
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How to Live Well Without Owning a Car
Save Money, Breathe Easier, and Get More Mileage Out of Life
Written by Chris Balish


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: September 1, 2006
Price: $12.95

You don'¬?t need to own a car to live well in America. In fact, you'¬?d probably be better off without one. In this groundbreaking guide, award-winning journalist Chris Balish exposes the true costs of car ownership and shows how car-free living can put anyone on the path to financial freedom. Using... Read more >
Terror on the Highway
Terror on the Highway
Written by Paul Eberle
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781591023791
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Terror on the Highway
Rage on America's Roads
Written by Paul Eberle


Format: Trade Paperback, 285 pages
On Sale: June 30, 2006
Price: $19.99

A doctor chases, then assaults an elderly woman after she cuts in front of his BMW; a teenager shoots another driver because the driver "looked at him with disrespect"; one man kills another because "he was driving too slow." These are a few of the many examples of extreme road rage... Read more >
Pushing the Limits
Pushing the Limits
Written by Henry Petroski
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400032945
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Pushing the Limits
New Adventures in Engineering
Written by Henry Petroski


Format: Trade Paperback, 306 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2005
Price: $16.95

Here are two dozen tales in the grand adventure of engineering from the Henry Petroski, who has been called America’s poet laureate of technology. Pushing the Limits celebrates some of the largest things we have created–bridges, dams, buildings--and provides a startling new vision of engineering’s past, its present, and its future. Along... Read more >
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Ghost Ship
Ghost Ship
Written by Brian Hicks
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345466655
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Ghost Ship
The Mysterious True Story of the Mary Celeste and Her Missing Crew
Written by Brian Hicks


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: June 28, 2005
Price: $16.00

On December 4th, 1872, a 100-foot brigantine was discovered drifting through the North Atlantic without a soul on board. Not a sign of struggle, not a shred of damage, no ransacked cargo—and not a trace of the captain, his wife and daughter, or the crew. What happened on board the ghost... Read more >
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