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DEATH ON THE WATERWAYS
ALLAN SCOTT-DAVIES    Book Number: 85991
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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
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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...
JOHN FRANK STEVENS: Civil Engineer
CLIFFORD FOUST    Book Number: 86970
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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...
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
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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
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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...
SPEED READ FERRARI
PRESTON LERNER    Book Number: 87833
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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
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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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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
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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...
BEANO BUILDS GO-KART
D. C. THOMSON    Book Number: 88312
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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...
DARKSOME BOUNDS OF A FAILING WORLD:
GARETH RUSSELL    Book Number: 88773
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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
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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 ...
JOURNEY: An Illustrated History of Travel
DORLING KINDERSLEY    Book Number: 88839
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With contributors specialising in archaeology, ancient cultures and civilisations, Journey is a spectacular visual exploration from Minoan seafarers, travels in Ancient Egypt, Polynesian navigators...
CUNARD STORY
CHRIS FRAME & ROCHELLE CROSS    Book Number: 88965
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Cunard is one of the oldest and most historic shipping lines, still floating with its 92,000-ton Queen Elizabeth and fleet mates Queen Victoria and mighty 151,000-ton Queen Mary 2. Within 70 years...
GREAT LINERS STORY
WILLIAM H. MILLER    Book Number: 88973
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The first super liners were called German Greyhounds and, as they got bigger and faster still, the Cunard flagships and high luxury of White Star's great trio sailed the seven seas. Here is a cele...
SHIPS: Legendary Journeys (Includes 9 Giant Pull-Out Pages)
BRIAN LAVERY    Book Number: 88499
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This attractive pull-out book for ages seven upwards incorporates models of nine types of ship, from the Greek trireme to the container ship and ports of today. Half the model ship is anchored to t...
SPITFIRE: The Biography
JONATHAN GLANCEY    Book Number: 89180
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The Spitfire was in production from 1938, but it was not until May 1940 that the first Spitfires flew across the Channel to face the German Bf 109s and the twin engine Bf 110s. Their first major en...
NASA SKYLAB OWNERS' WORKSHOP MANUAL 1969-1979
DAVID BAKER    Book Number: 89013
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America's Skylab Space Station was the first operational orbiting laboratory successfully occupied and revisited by astronauts, achieving the world's first scientific workshop maintained by separat...
GREAT WAR FIGHTER ACES 1916-18
NORMAN FRANKS    Book Number: 89107
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From the excellent Images of War series, here are rare photographs from wartime archives reproduced on big glossy white pages to the best possible quality and with exceptional extended explanatory ...
UNDER PRESSURE: Living Life and Avoiding Death
RICHARD HUMPHREYS    Book Number: 88797
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Humphreys was a crew member on the Polaris nuclear submarine HMS Resolution from 1985 to 1990 and this memoir starts with his first gruelling training at HMS Raleigh on the banks of the Tamar, foll...
SENTINELS OF THE SEA: A Miscellany of Lighthouses Past
R. G. GRANT    Book Number: 89145
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Intricate, elegant architectural plans and elevations and evocative period drawings and photographs showcase the innovative designs and technologies behind 50 historic lighthouses built around the ...
CONCORDE: An Icon In The News
MIRRORPIX    Book Number: 89277
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A beautiful photographic history and a formidable set of archive photographs produced by the History Press which tracks Concorde the famous airliner from the Anglo-French drawing board to the final...
GOLDEN AGE OF CYCLING: A Gentleman's Adventure on Two Wheels
CHARLES JAMES POPE    Book Number: 89291
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Charles Pope became a member of the hugely popular Cyclists' Touring Club in the early 1920s, and for 10 glorious years, until his marriage to a fellow-cyclist in 1933, he kept diaries of his exped...
FULL STEAM AHEAD: How the Railways Made Britain
PETER GINN & RUTH GOODMAN    Book Number: 89061
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Produced in tandem with a BBC programme, this beautifully illustrated book is a railway history with a difference, locating the development of rail transport within cultural change and individual l...
FIFTY PLACES TO CAMP BEFORE YOU DIE
CHRIS SANTELLA    Book Number: 89513
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From Alaska and Alberta, Arizona to the Buffalo National River in Arkansas, Northern Territory and Tasmania in Australia, Belize, Botswana, British Columbia, the Big Sur and Yosemite in California,...
FLIGHT SCHOOL: 20 Models to Make and Fly
MIKE BARFIELD    Book Number: 89516
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From paper planes to flying fish, an Archaeopteryx to a kingfisher, and from the Wright brothers' plane to a space shuttle, this book is packed with models of gliding plants, animals and aircraft f...
VAN LIFE: Inspiration for Your Home on the Road
FOSTER HUNTINGTON    Book Number: 89540
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Fancy life on the open road, bracing freedom, adventure and the tranquillity of nature? Step into the pages of Van Life and read stories about making your home on the road. Grouped by types of ca...
THAT NEAR-DEATH THING: Inside the TT:
RICK BROADBENT    Book Number: 89376
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The Isle of Man Tourist Trophy Races: "They don't pay to see us race, they pay to see us die". Even the great Barry Sheene, who spent an entire career riding at - and frequently beyond - the edge, ...
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