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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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
FULL STEAM AHEAD: How the Railways Made Britain
PETER GINN & RUTH GOODMAN    Book Number: 89061
Published price: £25
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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,...
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, ...
SCAMMELL VEHICLES
BART VANDERVEEN    Book Number: 89218
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Holdens transport of Preston is the livery on the Highwayman truck pictured on the front cover, registration EM7707. It represented the final evolution of Scammell's Articulated Eight-Wheeler conc...
BRITISH STEAM
IGLOO BOOKS    Book Number: 89603
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A charming publication packed with archive photographs, beautiful full page colour illustrations and photographs, engravings such as the Scottish engineer and inventor James Watt as a young boy sit...
50 POSTCARDS FROM THE LONDON UNDERGROUND
LONDON TRANSPORT    Book Number: 88787
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Bold, colourful Art Deco posters invited Londoners to avoid the rain and stay cooler below ground, buy season tickets and travel to Kew Gardens, London Zoo, the tennis at Wimbledon, to see the deer...
STEVE MCQUEEN FULL-THROTTLE COOL
DWIGHT JON ZIMMERMAN    Book Number: 89885
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An actor, motorcycle and automobile racer, and all-round petrol head, Hollywood's sexiest leading actor Steve McQueen rose from hardscrabble circumstances to become one of the most famous movie sta...
FLIGHT: The Evolution of Aviation
STEPHEN WOOLFORD & CARL WARNER    Book Number: 89899
Published price: £20
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Watching birds has always made man eager to take to the skies and here is a superb visual survey from the Montgolfier Brothers who experimented with hot air-filled silk bags, 'The father of aviatio...
BOATS FAST & SLOW
IRIS VOLANT & JAROM VOGEL    Book Number: 89849
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With dedication page, a big beautiful picture book with full page colour artworks everyone will love. Well written and beautifully illustrated, from the haunting Viking longships to Native America...
BUILD THE ORIENT EXPRESS 3D: Book and 3D Model
VALENTINA FACCI & V. MANUZZATO    Book Number: 89850
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The Orient Express left from the Gare de l'Est in Paris for its inaugural voyage on 4th October 1883, bound for Istanbul. The train connected the East to the West and offered luxury travel at a hi...
NELSON'S ARCTIC VOYAGE:
PETER GOODWIN    Book Number: 89866
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The Royal Navy's First Polar Expedition 1773. In the summer of 1773, 14 year old Midshipman Horatio Nelson took part in an expedition to the Arctic which came close to ending his naval career befo...
SKYWARD: The Story of Female Pilots in WWII
SALLY DENG    Book Number: 89872
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A big and beautiful picture book about the ambition and talent of three young girls and their dream of flying planes. By 1942 all three girls were training - Hazel in an airbase in Texas, Marlene ...
BRITAIN'S LORRIES IN THE 70s
PETER DAVIES    Book Number: 89983
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Lorries are marvels of modern technology, with a short working life in which they often cover 200,000 miles per annum transporting life's necessities ? fuel, food, clothing, drink. This third volum...
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