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Transport

Trucks, buses, trolley buses, trams, tractors, steam engines, trains and automobiles, super cars and racing drivers, history of speed and scientific and enginering breakthroughs.
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ON WHEELS
MICHAEL HOLROYD    Book Number: 79543
Published price: $18
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An acclaimed biographer of George Bernard Shaw, Lytton Strachey and other post-Victorian rebels, Michael Holroyd has now written an unforgettable book about his own relationship with the Motor Car....
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
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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 ...
DEAD WAKE: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania
ERIK LARSON    Book Number: 82579
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £1.88
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The story of the Lusitania, sunk by a German U-boat in May 1915 under the pretext that it was carrying munitions, was a turning point in World War I, ultimately influencing President Woodrow Wilson...
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: £17.50
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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...
WHEN THE OFFICE WENT TO WAR: War Letters
CLARE HORNE & KATHRYN PHELPS    Book Number: 83694
Published price: £14.99
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Here we have a most unusual anthology of WWI letters. In the course of the Great War the men of the Great Western Railway Audit Office who were serving in the armed forces kept up regular correspon...
SCOTTISH STEAM: A Celebration
KEITH LANGSTON    Book Number: 84003
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £8.50
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Scotland has always been renowned worldwide for its engineering prowess and this naturally included the design and construction of steam locomotives. During the steam era Scottish-built engines wor...
SAIL
TIMOTHY JEFFERY    Book Number: 84452
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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
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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 TITANS: Cunard, Collins and the Epic Battle
WILLIAM M. FOWLER JR.    Book Number: 84435
Published price: £20
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Between 1845 and the American Civil War came a transport revolution delightfully described at the time as "Vulcan now rides in Neptune's Barge". Steam power, the greatest invention - and prime driv...
EUREKA: How Invention Happens
GAVIN WEIGHTMAN    Book Number: 84662
Published price: £20
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We all know that the Wright Brothers were the first to fly a powered, piloted heavier-than-air machine, but what of those who had the idea before, but didn't have the technology or resources needed...
STEAM ENGINE: Pride of Britain
ANTHONY BURTON    Book Number: 84715
Bibliophile price: £2.75
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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...
VOYAGES FROM THE PAST: A History of Passengers at Sea
SIMON WILLS    Book Number: 84827
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Man has been journeying from continent to continent via the sea before any other form of transport, and in this book Simon Wills provides a new perspective on this way of travel, including both sai...
OUTLAWS OF THE ATLANTIC: Sailors, Pirates, and Motley Crews
MARCUS REDIKER    Book Number: 85003
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The voice of the ordinary sailor is showcased in this brilliant inversion of sea tales. Marcus Rediker explores the stories and wayward experiences, not of merchants, admirals, or 'empire builders'...
SEA WARFARE: 150th Anniversary Edition
RUDYARD KIPLING    Book Number: 85045
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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
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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...
JACQUES DEVAULX: NAUTICAL WORKS
ELISABETH HÉBERT & G. HOLZER    Book Number: 84769
Bibliophile price: £80.00
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"A Navigational Treatise of Exceptional Opulence: The Complete Facsimile, 1583." Taschen publishers present a facsimile reproduction of Les premières oeuvres de Jacques Devaulx, pilote en la marin...
GREAT BRITISH CARS OF 1920s TO 1970s
OCTOPUS PUBLISHING    Book Number: 85343
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A big glossy showcase telling the fascinating story of the motorcar's extraordinary evolution and highlighting some of the most iconic vehicles ever produced in this country. Important, interestin...
CHRIS TARRANT'S EXTREME RAILWAY JOURNEYS
CHRIS TARRANT    Book Number: 85083
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As a boy much-loved broadcaster Chris Tarrant always loved railways - not so much the trains, but the actual railways themselves, particularly in remote and exotic-sounding parts of the world, wher...
OUR GREAT CANAL JOURNEYS: A Lifetime of Memories
TIMOTHY WEST    Book Number: 85084
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The charming, calming excellent series of television programmes that follow Timothy West and Prunella Scales as they meander along the canals, taking in the sights and sounds, has captivated millio...
ATMOSPHERE AND LIGHT: The Automotive Paintings of Barry Rowe
BARRY ROWE AND GARY DOYLE    Book Number: 85547
Published price: £79.99
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Special numbered editions limited to 1,500 copies, each has been hand numbered and personally autographed by both the artist and author and comes in a smart British racing green clothbound slipcase...
SHORT HISTORY OF THE MOTORCYCLE
RICHARD HAMMOND    Book Number: 85637
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Aficionados of the Clarkson/Hammond/May canon will be well aware of The Hamster's love of motorcycles and Jezza's diametrically opposed loathing of anything with fewer than four wheels, so it is hi...
AN INDIAN SUMMER OF STEAM
DAVID MAIDMENT    Book Number: 85597
Published price: £25
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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...
CANALS, BARGES AND PEOPLE
John O'Connor    Book Number: 85713
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Glorious facsimile reprint of the 1950s classic book on the delights of Britain's rivers and waterways. The eminent wood engraver John O'Connor has produced a lyrical prose, and illustrates with o...
HISTORY OF THE SOUTHERN RAILWAY
Colin Maggs    Book Number: 85727
Published price: £20
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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: £5.00
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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: £9.50
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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...
BUGATTI TYPE 57 GRAND PRIX: A Celebration
NEIL MAX TOMLINSON    Book Number: 85911
Published price: £50
Bibliophile price: £18.00
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Created by Ettore Bugatti's eldest son Jean, the iconic Type 57 racer went through several incarnations between 1932 and 1939, the year in which Jean died tragically in the car a few days before th...
ENGLAND'S HISTORIC CHURCHES BY TRAIN
MURRAY NAYLOR    Book Number: 85915
Published price: £25
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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...
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