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BONJOUR! IS THIS ITALY?
KEVIN TURNER    Book Number: 81070
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £1.25
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Sub-titled 'A Hapless Biker's Guide to Europe', here is an hilarious insight into the challenges and excitement afforded by a lone motorcycle journey through Europe. In his quest to escape the fra...
ARTEMIS: The Original Royal Princess
A. SASSOLI-WALKER & S. POOLE    Book Number: 74033
Published price: £19.99
Bibliophile price: £2.00
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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: £1.75
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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...
FACTORY ORIGINAL TRIUMPH TWINS
STEVE WILSON    Book Number: 83009
Published price: £40
Bibliophile price: £15.00
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A celebration of the originality of the Speed Twin, Tiger, Thunderbird and Bonneville models, 1938-62. For most owners and potential buyers of these great machines the question of originality is v...
SAIL
TIMOTHY JEFFERY    Book Number: 84452
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £3.50
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Sub-titled "A Tribute to The World's Greatest Races, Sailors and Their Boats" this handsome volume is a stylish and beautifully illustrated production, with three clear sections making it easy to n...
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...
STEAM ENGINE: Pride of Britain
ANTHONY BURTON    Book Number: 84715
Bibliophile price: £2.75
Product format: Paperback

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We very rarely acquire a Pitkin publication at a discounted price so we are thrilled with this little offering with the LNER Flying Scotsman gracing the front cover. Includes James Watt, the engin...
SEA WARFARE: 150th Anniversary Edition
RUDYARD KIPLING    Book Number: 85045
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £3.25
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In the decade leading up to WWI the government was spending huge amounts on building up the Royal Navy, the so-called 'silent service', and people were beginning to question where, exactly, this mo...
STEEL GIANTS: Historic Images from the Calumet
STEPHEN MCSHANE & GARY WILK    Book Number: 85048
Published price: $50
Bibliophile price: £5.00
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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
Product format: Hardback

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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...
HISTORY OF THE SOUTHERN RAILWAY
Colin Maggs    Book Number: 85727
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £8.00
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The story of one of the most iconic railway companies of the great age of steam written by one of our country's foremost transport and engineering historians. Thousands of commuters south of the T...
LUSITANIA: The Cultural History of a Catastrophe
WILLI JASPER    Book Number: 85879
Published price: £18.99
Bibliophile price: £4.50
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The 1915 sinking of the British liner Lusitania, homebound from New York, was the event that brought the US into World War I when it became known that 128 American citizens had perished. But from t...
BIOGRAPHY OF BRITISH TRAIN TRAVEL
DON BENN    Book Number: 85908
Published price: £30
Bibliophile price: £7.00
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The collection focusses on train running performances, modern and motive power and all matters Southern. Locomotive performance in Europe, and a tramway are also included and a fascinating and lit...
ENGLAND'S HISTORIC CHURCHES BY TRAIN
MURRAY NAYLOR    Book Number: 85915
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £7.00
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Cleverly combining his passions of railway organisation and medieval churches, the author embarks on various journeys as he explains how two great ages shaped our lives; that of the Normans who bui...
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...
SCOTLAND AND THE SEA
NICK ROBINS    Book Number: 85929
Published price: £19.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
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Scotland's maritime heritage is unparalleled. For centuries the greatest shipbuilding nation in the world it has been the home of the engineering, ship-owning and entrepreneurial skills that were c...
STEAM AT WORK: Preserved Industrial Locomotives
FRED KERR    Book Number: 85931
Published price: £19.99
Bibliophile price: £7.50
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A tribute in a colour photographic gallery to the so often forgotten types of steam trains ? the industrial locomotives. During the 1960s British Rail began the mass withdrawal of steam locomotives...
THIS DAY IN AUTOMOTIVE HISTORY
BRIAN COREY    Book Number: 85932
Published price: £19.99
Bibliophile price: £5.50
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As the name implies, for each of the year's 366 days we discover what happening (or, often, happenings) in automotive history occurred then, with all the details and implications and (mostly) colou...
WARSHIP ANNE: An Illustrated History
RICHARD ENSOR    Book Number: 85934
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £9.00
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A few miles to the east of Hastings, on the beach at Pett Level, lies the wreck of the warship Anne, and just a few times a year, at very low tides, it is possible to see her outline and some of he...
PHILIP'S DRIVER'S BRITAIN ROAD ATLAS
OCTOPUS PUBLISHING    Book Number: 85673
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Abbeys, ancient monuments, aquaria, art galleries, castles and churches, country and farm parks, historic houses and gardens, museums, picnic areas, preserved railways, roman antiquity, safari and ...
BOEING 747: A History-Delivering the Dream
MARTIN BOWMAN    Book Number: 85160
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £9.00
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This is a history that will make the heart of any aviation lover soar with joy. Boeing 747 is arguably the most famous airliner, and was affectionately named 'Queen of the Skies'. This was a plane ...
BUILDING A FOLDING MODEL RAILWAY LAYOUT
GRAHAM GOODCHILD    Book Number: 84790
Published price: £18.99
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With large clear colourful diagrams with measurements, colour photographs of tracks and models, here is a comprehensive guide covering tools and adhesives, materials and techniques, trackwork and w...
DISCOVERING HORSE-DRAWN VEHICLES
D. J. SMITH    Book Number: 85812
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Recalling the efforts of magnificent Shire horses and humble but hard-working Cobs or 'Vanners', this book is an evocation of state and civic dignity. Our super Shire handbook will assist the iden...
SHIP MODELS: The Thomson Collection
SIMON STEPHENS    Book Number: 85831
Published price: £25
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Curator of Ship Model and Boat Collections at the National Maritime Museum at Greenwich here in London, Simon Stephens begins this superb collection with a British turret-decked steamer in close-up...
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
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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...
SCOTLAND'S CRUEL SEA: Heroism and Disaster
ROBERT JEFFREY    Book Number: 86027
Published price: £9.99
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A voyage back into the history of the toll that the cruel sea has taken on seafarers around Scotland's coast, a story of heroism and disaster. Beneath our seas lie around 5,000 known wrecks, with ...
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