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CONQUEST OF THE OCEAN: An Illustrated History of Seafaring
BRIAN LAVERY    Book Number: 88814
Published price: $30
Bibliophile price: £7.50
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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 ...
BUSES, COACHES AND ...PEOPLE Volume 1
DAVID GLADWIN    Book Number: 89986
Published price: £35
Bibliophile price: £4.50
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This lively and idiosyncratic history of the charabanc or pleasure-bus takes the story to the end of World War II with archive photos, timetables, magazine articles, cartoons, advertisements, anecd...
BR DIESEL LOCOMOTIVES IN PRESERVATION
FRED KERR    Book Number: 90344
Published price: £25
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Superlative railway photographer Fred Kerr directs his lens towards the early days of diesel, when preservation was focused on steam and only a discerning few realised that prototypes such as the D...
TRANSPORT GALLERY: A Journey Across the Canvas
ERIC BOTTOMLEY    Book Number: 90362
Published price: £30
Bibliophile price: £8.25
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Transport artist Eric Bottomley specialises in nostalgic scenes reconstructed from old photos and drawings. The railway paintings in this book mainly depict the last 20 years of steam in Britain, b...
BOATS: Art for Kids Jigsaws
KLAUS CARL    Book Number: 90797
Published price: £14.95
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The Bridge at Argenteuil by Claude Monet, Fishing Boats at Saints-Maries by Vincent Van Gogh, Port of St. Tropez by Paul Signac, Boats in the Port of Honfleur by Claude Monet, The Roads at Kronstad...
COMET THAT FELL TO EARTH
ROBIN BRAY    Book Number: 90755
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Bibliophile price: £10.00
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The de Havilland Comet I was the first commercial, jet-propelled passenger airplane. It ended airline service in 1952 and was the great hope of the British aviation industry against competition fr...
TITANIC STORY
DAVID HUTCHINGS    Book Number: 90895
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After the 'unsinkable' RMS Titanic - a White Star liner - struck an iceberg during her maiden voyage over the Atlantic on 14 April 1912, the ship sank with 1,503 people losing their lives. This com...
BRITAIN'S FAVOURITE CARS OF THE DECADE
MATTHEW LEONARD    Book Number: 90998
Published price: £16
Bibliophile price: £6.50
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The top ten motor bestsellers of the 60s included minis and saloons, luxury cars and sports cars. The 70s saw the oiling of the wheels of change with saloon cars and larger family cars; the 80s th...
CHICKENHAWK
HAYNES PUBLISHING    Book Number: 91000
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Bibliophile price: £3.50
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Chickenhawk contains the most vivid, astoundingly detailed descriptions of flying ever written. Robert Mason's war was supposed to bring the Viet Cong and the North Vietnamese to their knees in sh...
ROYAL AIRCRAFT FACTORY SE5 1916 ONWARDS
HAYNES PUBLISHING    Book Number: 91018
Published price: £25
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SE5, SE5a, SE5b, and SE-5E are the models covered in this Haynes Owners' Workshop Manual and insight into the design, engineering, restoration, maintenance and operation of Britain's First World Wa...
WESTLAND LYNX 1976 TO PRESENT
HAYNES PUBLISHING    Book Number: 91019
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A Haynes Owners' Workshop Manual covering HAS Mk.2, Mk.3 and HMA Mk.8 models, here is an insight into the design, construction, operation and maintenance of the Royal Navy's multi-role ship-borne h...
EMPIRE OF THE CLOUDS: The Golden Era of Britain's Aircraft
JAMES HAMILTON-PATERSON    Book Number: 91144
Published price: £9.99
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With page-filling colour and black and white photos throughout, including images nearly 18 inches across of such spectacular aircraft as the Vickers Valiant, Fairey Delta 2, and the Concorde, this ...
HELICOPTER: CONSTRUCT IT DIY MECHANICAL KIT: 120 Pieces
BMS BRANDS    Book Number: 91190
Bibliophile price: £10.00
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Beginner level for ages eight to adult and with real tools inside, the 120 pieces which are Mecanno-style and compatible are easy to assemble. Illustrations and assembly instructions are included,...
CONSTRUCT IT KIT - HURRICANE FIGHTER 331 Pieces
BMS BRANDS    Book Number: 91191
Bibliophile price: £19.00
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This series has proved so popular that we have chosen skill level 3 (Challenging) for people aged eight to adult to construct a Meccano compatible Hurricane Fighter complete with twirling propeller...
200 YEARS OF THE LANCASTER CANAL
GORDON BIDDLE    Book Number: 91224
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £12.50
Product format: Hardback

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Rapid industrialisation in the 18th century led to a demand for safer and faster transport, and at the height of the canal era in 1840 there were some 4,000 miles of inland navigation in Britain, t...
AIR BATTLE FOR BURMA: Allied Pilots' Fight for Supremacy
BRYN EVANS    Book Number: 91225
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Bibliophile price: £9.50
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Japanese superiority in the air was unchallenged following the Pearl Harbor attacks, with their crack plane the Dinah easily able to outperform Allied aircraft in terms of height and speed, but a n...
AVRO LANCASTER IN MILITARY SERVICE 1945-1965
MARTIN DERRY & NEIL ROBINSON    Book Number: 91227
Published price: £16.99
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Entering service in the crucial wartime year of 1942, the Avro Lancaster quickly became the supreme RAF heavy bomber of its day in spite of competition from the Handley Page Halifax, with the RAF f...
AVRO SHACKLETON
MARTIN DERRY & NEIL ROBINSON    Book Number: 91228
Published price: £16.99
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Written with modelling enthusiasts in mind, this book focuses on extensive visual coverage of the iconic Avro Shackleton, a post-war machine in the RAF coastal command for the defence of friendly m...
BEYOND ENDURANCE
NICK BARKER    Book Number: 91230
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Captain of HMS Endurance during the Falklands conflict of 1982, Nick Barker made his first visit to the islands in December 1980. Endurance, or Red Plum as she was always called, had joined the Ro...
BOEING FACT FILE
JO BEECK    Book Number: 91231
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From the elegant prototype Model-40 biplane of 1925 which was adapted to carry mail between Chicago and San Francisco, to the 787 "Dreamliner" with its glass-fibre structure, this neat fact file te...
BRITISH MUNICIPAL BUS OPERATORS
JIM BLAKE    Book Number: 91233
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £10.00
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A snapshot of the 1960s, the maroon red and cream double decker on the front has the jolly advert 'DULUX IS A HOME'S BEST FRIEND!' Going back to very first horse-bus or tram operations in Victoria...
BUGATTI BLUE: Prescott and the Spirit of Bugatti
LANCE COLE    Book Number: 91234
Published price: £35
Bibliophile price: £19.00
Product format: Hardback

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The British have had an affair with Bugatti sports cars for decades, and perhaps Prescott Hill-Climb in Gloucestershire is the place where that relationship has reached its highlights. Prescott is...
GREAT NAVAL BATTLES OF THE ANCIENT GREEK WORLD
OWEN REES    Book Number: 91244
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Take to the open seas to look at naval battles across a century, from Persian conflicts such as Battle of Lade in 494 BC and the Battle of Salamis 480 BC, moving through the Archidamian and Ionian ...
GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY GALLERY
MICHAEL VANNS    Book Number: 91245
Published price: £25
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A companion pictorial gallery through time to the GWR Gallery code 91246, the Great Northern Railway was one of 120 companies that ran trains in Britain during the Victorian and Edwardian period. ...
GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY GALLERY
LAURENCE WATERS    Book Number: 91246
Published price: £30
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A pictorial journey through time which uses previously unpublished material from the extensive Great Western Trust Collection at Didcot Railway Centre. It could be argued that the Great Western or...
GREAT WESTERN SOCIETY: A Tale of Endeavour and Success
ANTHONY BURTON    Book Number: 91247
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £9.00
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The man who became the Chief Engineer responsible for planning and building the Great Western Railway line was Isambard Kingdom Brunel who at only 27 years was quite happy to ignore precedents and ...
HAWKER HURRICANE AND SEA HURRICANE
TONY O'TOOLE, MARTIN DERRY    Book Number: 91248
Published price: £16.99
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The Hurricane was one of Britain's most iconic aircraft which was not only pivotal during the Battle of Britain but also served as a night fighter, fighter-bomber, naval fighter and dedicated groun...
HMS GLOUCESTER: The Untold Story
KEN OTTER    Book Number: 91250
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £5.50
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HMS Gloucester (or The Fighting 'G') sank on 22 May 1941 during the Battle of Crete after an attack from a Luftwaffe aircraft. Only 85 of her 810 men survived and, while Allied destroyers were in t...
PARRY THOMAS:
HUGH TOURS    Book Number: 91252
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John Godfrey Parry Thomas (J. G. Thomas) set numerous records across his extraordinary motor career, achieving a speed of more than 170 mph in 1926 in his 27-litre Liberty engine powered Higham 'Sp...
GRAND PRIX: The Killer Years
EDITED BY JOHN L MATTHEWS    Book Number: 91469
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With extended interviews from the BBC film, here is the tragic, dramatic and unmissable story of Formula One's killer years when the sport was out of control. In the 1960s and early 1970s mechanic...
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