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LATITUDE NORTH
CHARLES MOSELEY    Book Number: 82748
Published price: £20
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Ernest Shackleton once said "I burn with a strange passion for the South" - the author feels the same about the North. A laudably busy chap, he is a lecturer in English at Cambridge, Fellow of the...
DEATH ON THE WATERWAYS
ALLAN SCOTT-DAVIES    Book Number: 85991
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £1.63
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The tragic ways that the victims contained within these pages met their ends include deaths in canals and rivers, quarries and pools and even the seemingly innocent bath tub. There are grisly tale...
FROM AIRBUS TO ZEPPELIN
NORMAN FERGUSON    Book Number: 86003
Published price: £9.99
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Amos Root was the editor and publisher of the unlikely sounding aviation magazine Gleanings in Bee Culture. On 20th September 1904 Root was given the opportunity to spend time with the Wright brot...
GREAT AMERICAN RAILROAD JOURNEYS
MICHAEL PORTILLO    Book Number: 86224
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £2.50
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Clutching his trusty Bradshaw's and wearing a colourful array of jackets and chinos, actually on this occasion he is clutching his Appleton's General Guide to the United States and Canada Parts One...
NEMESIS: The First Iron Warship and her World
ADRIAN MARSHALL    Book Number: 86379
Published price: £25
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One of the really beautifully produced colour plates includes one of Singapore Town from the Government Hill looking southwest, 1846 and the superb and very realistic oil painting of Captain Willia...
QUEEN ELIZABETH
MILES COWSILL    Book Number: 86382
Published price: £16
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Cunard's Golden Age occurred after WWII, when their ocean liners Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth were the epitome of luxury ocean travel. With speeds of over 30 knots, these two sisters were the la...
VETERANS IN STEAM
COLIN GARRATT    Book Number: 86463
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A man with a remarkable talent and a romantic mission in life, Colin Garratt for many years has toured distant lands in search of the last remaining locomotives in use on the railway networks world...
RED ARROWS DVD
SIMPLY MEDIA    Book Number: 86536
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The Red Arrows is the world's best known acrobatic display team, the product of a long tradition of excellence in RAF air show flying. At air shows throughout the world they perform one of Britain...
DEATH RAYS, JET PACKS, STUNTS AND SUPERCARS:
BARRY PARKER    Book Number: 86962
Published price: £22
Bibliophile price: £1.50
Product format: Hardback

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The most enjoyable aspect of the six decades of Bond films is not the one-liners, the pulchritudinous females, the suave opulence or the baddies - it's the gadgets! James Bond would have died a tho...
JOHN FRANK STEVENS: Civil Engineer
CLIFFORD FOUST    Book Number: 86970
Published price: £34
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John Frank Stevens (1853-1943) was one of America's foremost civil engineers of the past 150 years, arguably the greatest and responsible for surely the most important projects of US civil engineer...
THOMAS TELFORD: Master Builder of Roads and Canals
ANTHONY BURTON    Book Number: 87216
Published price: £19.99
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Thomas Telford, the "Colossus of Roads", grew up in remote Eskdale but had the good fortune to be apprenticed to the Duke of Buccleuch as a mason on his estate at Langholm. The Duke was an "improv...
HISTORY OF THE GWR DVD & MAGAZINE BOX SET
DEMAND MEDIA    Book Number: 87404
Published price: £10.95
Bibliophile price: £3.00
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The one hour long film is a superb programme that looks at the GWR as it was in the 1950s and 60s and more recently. Archive scenes capture the true essence with its Brunellian stations and platfo...
NARROWBOATS AND CANALS DVD AND MAGAZINE BOX SET
DEMAND MEDIA    Book Number: 87412
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The Romans introduced canals to the British islands as early as AD120, the late 1700s a network of man-made arteries linked major rivers and sea ports to land-locked industrialised cities and towns...
TRAIN DRIVER'S MANUAL DVD & MAGAZINE BOX SET
DEMAND MEDIA    Book Number: 87429
Published price: £10.95
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For many driving a steam engine remains an impossible dream. This 51 minute colour film shows that anyone can become an engine driver and that the key ingredients are commitment and enthusiasm. M...
EARTH GAZERS
CHRISTOPHER POTTER    Book Number: 88009
Published price: £25
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The first photos of the earth seen from the moon prompted a reassessment of what it means to be human. Famously Yuri Gagarin did not meet God in space, but eight years later Buzz Aldrin made a poin...
WINDRUSH: A Ship Through Time
PAUL ARNOTT    Book Number: 88083
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Bibliophile price: £3.75
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The Windrush scandal shocked the nation and rattled and shamed the government and continues to do so. However, the vessel itself had a remarkable history both before and after her voyage from the C...
CAR MARQUES
SIMON HEPTINSTALL    Book Number: 87794
Published price: $19.99
Bibliophile price: £3.50
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Sub-titled 'A Graphic Guide to Automotive Logos and Emblems', and endorsed by the A.A., here is an illustrated guide to iconic automobile badges of the last 120 years. Covering over 90 marques fro...
SPEED READ FERRARI
PRESTON LERNER    Book Number: 87833
Published price: £12.99
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Sub-titled 'The History, Technology and Design Behind Italy's Legendary Automaker', here is how to become an expert on the world's greatest marque. In specially commissioned full page colour artwo...
VOYAGES FROM THE PAST: A History of Passengers at Sea
SIMON WILLS    Book Number: 87842
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Janet Schaw, 1774: 'Nothing can be less cleanly than our cabin, unless it be its commander?' Britain's island status means that its citizens have always needed to cross the waves to travel any gre...
CHURCHILL AND SEAPOWER
CHRISTOPHER M. BELL    Book Number: 83463
Published price: £25
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Winston Churchill had a longer and closer relationship with the Royal Navy than any British statesman in modern times, but his record as naval Commander in Chief and strategist has been mired in co...
AUTONOMY: The Quest To Build The Driverless Car
LAWRENCE BURNS    Book Number: 88311
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Bibliophile price: £2.38
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This fascinating hybrid is part freewheeling history of the rise of the modern autonomous vehicle, part intimate memoir from an insider who was on the front lines for much of that history. We are ...
SLOW TRAIN TO GUANTANAMO
PETER MILLAR    Book Number: 88456
Published price: £11.99
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Hop on board the railway system the length of Cuba and explore the last days of the Castro regime, a journey beginning at the capital, Havana, which was once dominated by the US mafia, and reaching...
RACING CAR: Construct It DIY Mechanical Kit
BMS WORLDWIDE    Book Number: 87896
Bibliophile price: £6.50
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From the popular series, we have chosen this 125 piece box set with parts and assembly instructions included and real tools inside. Your very own racing car is made of sturdy shiny metal punctured...
BRADSHAW'S HANDBOOK:
GEORGE BRADSHAW    Book Number: 88277
Bibliophile price: £10.00
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Popularised by Michael Portillo and the TV series Great British Railway Journeys, Bradshaw's handbook was an indispensable guide for the Victorian traveller. This attractive facsimile covers the w...
BEANO BUILDS GO-KART
D. C. THOMSON    Book Number: 88312
Published price: £6.99
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Calling all rebels, join Dennis the Menace causing mischief racing around on his go-kart with Gnasher. With this amazing book he will show you how to make your very own Beano epic go-kart with rac...
STORY OF THE LONDON UNDERGROUND DVD
ROBIN BEXTOR    Book Number: 88753
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Practical, egalitarian, efficient, popular, logical, organised and yet infuriating, the London Underground stands for everything modern life does in the capital city of London. For most Londoners ...
TOP 50 MILITARY AIRCRAFT
THOMAS NEWDICK    Book Number: 88633
Bibliophile price: £4.50
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There is no shortage of contenders when it comes to making a choice and selecting the 50 greatest military aircraft and what made it superior to other aeroplanes of the same period. Success in com...
UP IN THE AIR: Pull-Pull-Turn!
PETER BENTLY & JOE BUCCO    Book Number: 88635
Published price: £11.99
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A hot air balloon, a jumbo jet, a stunt plane, a bright yellow helicopter, a double decker airliner, a glider, a fighter plane, a transporter, a sea plane, a microlight or your own rocket to fly to...
DARKSOME BOUNDS OF A FAILING WORLD:
GARETH RUSSELL    Book Number: 88773
Published price: £14.99
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The catastrophic voyage of the Titanic marked a historical tragedy and the end of the Edwardian Era as the twentieth century rolled in. Gareth Russell grew up listening to the stories of the Titani...
CONQUEST OF THE OCEAN: An Illustrated History of Seafaring
BRIAN LAVERY    Book Number: 88814
Published price: $30
Bibliophile price: £6.25
Product format: Hardback

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In January 1778, during his third voyage across the Pacific, Captain Cook wrote in his journal, "How shall we account for this Nation spreading itself so far over this Vast ocean?" He was speaking ...
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