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ARTEMIS: The Original Royal Princess
A. SASSOLI-WALKER & S. POOLE    Book Number: 74033
Published price: £19.99
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Drawing on the words of both passengers and crew, this lovely book celebrates the innovation in cruise ship design that Artemis -The Royal Princess represented, and highlights her career with both ...
LATITUDE NORTH
CHARLES MOSELEY    Book Number: 82748
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £1.00
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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...
MAN WITH HIS HEAD IN THE CLOUDS: James Sadler
RICHARD O. SMITH    Book Number: 84514
Published price: £14.99
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Suffering from acute acrophobia and also a bathmophobic - a fully functioning adult who is afraid of stairs - Richard O. Smith emanates from Oxford's Town not Gown and his admiration for an histori...
STEEL GIANTS: Historic Images from the Calumet
STEPHEN MCSHANE & GARY WILK    Book Number: 85048
Published price: $50
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From 1896 to 1970 the USA was the world's biggest producer of steel. Not only was steelmaking the country's biggest business in its heyday, but it was a peculiarly American one, an industry that ch...
AN INDIAN SUMMER OF STEAM
DAVID MAIDMENT    Book Number: 85597
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £8.50
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Beautifully produced by Pen & Sword, this second volume of Maidment's account of his career as a railway manager and chronicler of the last days of steam is a delight to read, with some wonderful p...
FROM CLERK TO CONTROLLER: A Life on the Railways 1957-1996
RODERICK FOWKES    Book Number: 85919
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £11.00
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Life trying to get onto the footplate for a youngster whose dreams of becoming an Engine Driver were dashed in 1956, when a medical at Derby revealed he had not obtained the required colour vision ...
LUSITANIA STORY: The Atrocity that Shocked the World
MITCH PEEKE ET AL    Book Number: 85926
Published price: £12.99
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Unlike most other books on the subject of the opulent passenger liner Lusitania, which was sunk by a German submarine in 1915, this also researches the liner's beginnings, her innovative advances i...
REAL WAY ROUND
JONATHAN YATES    Book Number: 85927
Published price: £40
Bibliophile price: £9.00
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Actor-mates Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman made round-the-world motorcycling fashionable with their Long Way Round TV documentaries, but what is RTW biking really like without brand-new BMWs, sp...
SHIP: A History in Art and Photography
EDITED BY ANDREW LAMBERT    Book Number: 85832
Published price: £30
Bibliophile price: £10.00
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A visually stunning art history featuring 360 of the most celebrated ships from history and fiction in one stylishly produced volume. Each has a dramatic story immortalised in an evocative artwork...
DEATH ON THE WATERWAYS
ALLAN SCOTT-DAVIES    Book Number: 85991
Published price: £12.99
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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
Bibliophile price: £2.50
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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...
BOOM: The Life of Viscount Trenchard
RUSSELL MILLER    Book Number: 81384
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £4.75
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After a spell in the militia in India and then Africa, where, after recovering from a serious injury received in the Boer War, he was seconded to the West African Frontier Force, Trenchard was beco...
FIRST MAN: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong
JAMES HANSEN    Book Number: 86217
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The first man to set foot on the moon on 20 July, 1969, Neil Armstrong enjoyed the celebrity that followed, although it cost him his first marriage. By temperament an undemonstrative small-town bo...
GREAT AMERICAN RAILROAD JOURNEYS
MICHAEL PORTILLO    Book Number: 86224
Published price: £20
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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...
HAYNES MARVEL VEHICLES: Owner's Workshop Manual
ALEX IRVINE    Book Number: 86227
Published price: £22.99
Bibliophile price: £8.00
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The X-Jet or Blackbird is a high-altitude, high-speed reconnaissance and light combat aircraft, continuously modified over five decades of its service life. It was a successor to the destroyed Str...
BRITISH RAILWAYS IN THE 1960s: Southern Region
GEOFF PLUMB    Book Number: 86356
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The Big Four railway companies were nationalised in 1948, and the newly formed British Railways embarked on a programme of building new 'Standard' steam locomotives to replace older types from 1951...
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
Bibliophile price: £3.00
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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
Bibliophile price: £4.00
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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...
THE FLIGHT
DAN HAMPTON    Book Number: 86480
Published price: £20
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Sub-titled 'Charles Lindbergh's Daring and Immortal 1927 Transatlantic Crossing' this book is written by 'one of the most decorated pilots in Air Force history' - New York Post. It is a unique in-...
SHIPS AND SHIPBUILDERS
FRED M. WALKER    Book Number: 86939
Published price: $45.95
Bibliophile price: £6.00
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Sub-titled 'Pioneers of Design and Construction' the text is written by the Naval Architect at the National Maritime Museum. Ships have evolved over thousands of years and are the largest and most...
VEHICLE ART OF WORLD WAR TWO
JOHN NORRISS    Book Number: 86882
Published price: £19.99
Bibliophile price: £7.00
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Men in battle have long been known to decorate their armour or given names their personal weapons. King Arthur had Excalibur and Odin Gram. The tradition of naming military hardware and decoratin...
REACHING FOR THE SKY
SCOTT ADDINGTON    Book Number: 87085
Published price: £15.99
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Sub-titled '100 Defining Moments from the Royal Air Force 1918-2018' in short pithy pages are facts, statistics, dozens of diagrams, colour photos and graphics, side cutaway drawings and details of...
DEATH RAYS, JET PACKS, STUNTS AND SUPERCARS:
BARRY PARKER    Book Number: 86962
Published price: £22
Bibliophile price: £3.00
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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...
NEIL ARMSTRONG: A Life of Flight
JAY BARBREE    Book Number: 86976
Published price: £18.99
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When Yuri Gagarin made the first human space flight in 1961, the US programme was rubbished in the press for failing to beat the Russians. Some Americans wanted to quit gracefully, but John F. Kenn...
KENNET & AVON CANAL
JOHN RUSSELL    Book Number: 86372
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A journey from Newbury to Bath in 1964, goodness how much has changed in 55 years! This photographic journey takes us along a well-trodden footpath, under ancient bridges, over locks and swing bri...
INCREDIBLE JOURNEY: The Lost World of the 1930s
MAX REISCH    Book Number: 87287
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Around the world in just over a year, 22-year-old Max Reinsch and 19-year-old Helmuth Hahmann embarked upon an extraordinary journey in just a small Steyr 100 motor car to search for a land route f...
VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE: A Celebration
RICHARD COPPING    Book Number: 87299
Published price: £40
Bibliophile price: £16.00
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The Volkswagen Beetle was developed by Ferdinand Porsche in response to Hitler's wish that every German would be able to buy a simple, economical car. At the end of the war the factory happened to ...
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