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AUTONOMY: The Quest To Build The Driverless Car
LAWRENCE BURNS    Book Number: 88311
Published price: £9.99
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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...
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 ...
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...
SHIPS: Legendary Journeys (Includes 9 Giant Pull-Out Pages)
BRIAN LAVERY    Book Number: 88499
Published price: £14.95
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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...
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...
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, ...
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...
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...
BRITISH CUSTOM MOTORCYCLES: The Brit Chop-choppers, Cruisers
ULI CLOESEN    Book Number: 89984
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The author's fascination with customised bikes started when a Norton Commando overtook his parents' car on a motorway and continued during his travels in India when the sight of Royal Enfield Bulle...
BUSES, COACHES AND ...PEOPLE Volume 1
DAVID GLADWIN    Book Number: 89986
Published price: £35
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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...
NARROW GAUGE RAILWAY STAMPS
HOWARD PILTZ    Book Number: 89991
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The author's two passions, for narrow-gauge railways and stamp-collecting, makes this book a revelation and a delight to read. Both hobbies lead him all over the world as he chases stamps ranging ...
FIRING ON FORTESS EUROPE: HMS Belfast at D-Day
NICK HEWITT    Book Number: 90112
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Operation Overlord, or D-Day, as we usually call it, began on 6 June 1944 and was the largest amphibious assault in history, the turning point of WWII. The Allied victory it enabled owed much to th...
ROCK STARS CARS
DAVID ROBERTS    Book Number: 90140
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We absolutely love this one! Simply put, here are 127 mostly colour shots of the world's biggest names in music from the 50s to the present day with cars they have either owned, borrowed, wrecked o...
SCOOTERMANIA: A Celebration of Style and Speed
JOSH SIMS    Book Number: 90145
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From 1916, scooters zipped onto the streets. The aviation industry developed this transport to be genuinely innovative by having a step-through body, unlike motorbikes. Learn how, during WWII, Volu...
FROM DUNCANSBY HEAD TO THE SOLWAY FIRTH
MIKE SMYLIE    Book Number: 90049
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Sub-titled ' The Fishing Industry Through Time', here is a fascinating selection of photographs showing the changing and developing harbours. Since the 1970s the fishing industry has been under pr...
AIR FORCE BLUE: The RAF in World War Two
PATRICK BISHOP    Book Number: 90512
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Written in celebration of the RAF for its 2018 centenary, this book recounts the exploits of the service at the highest point of its reputation during World War II. The British army had been defeat...
LONDON LS
MATTHEW WHARMBY    Book Number: 90676
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The Leyland National Bus in London Service satisfied LT single-deck needs for a decade and a half, often standing in for double-deckers when needed. It went on to help hold the fort during the rou...
JOY OF KITES
HANS SILVESTER    Book Number: 90641
Published price: £16.95
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Up, up and away with these beautiful colourful kites shaped in segmented fierce tigers, dragonflies, butterflies, birds. The first kites appeared in China in the 4th century BC and these real and ...
FIRST RAILWAYS: Atlas of Early Railways
DEREK HAYES    Book Number: 90665
Published price: £30
Bibliophile price: £12.50
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A big, splendid picture book packed with antique maps, colour images of rolling stock and engines, replicas and a terrific explanation of iron rails and plateways and beyond. We visit the Peak For...
GRAND CENTRAL: How A Train Station Transformed America
SAM ROBERTS    Book Number: 90574
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On February 2nd 1913, the doors to Grand Central Terminal officially opened to the public and immediately it became one of the most beautiful and recognisable Manhattan landmarks. In this celebrat...
BR DIESEL LOCOMOTIVES IN PRESERVATION
FRED KERR    Book Number: 90344
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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...
BRITISH AND COMMONWEALTH WARSHIP CAMOUFLAGE OF WWII
MALCOLM WRIGHT    Book Number: 90345
Published price: £46.93
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Destroyers, frigates, escorts, minesweepers, coastal warfare craft, submarines and auxiliaries, the book covers ships and cruisers, type by type and class by class, to provide a detailed and easy-t...
BRITISH STEAM MILITARY CONNECTIONS
KEITH LANGSTON    Book Number: 90346
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Locomotive names have been inspired by a wide variety of topics and those connected with the military have figured prominently. This publication highlights steam locomotives originally built or de...
TRANSPORT GALLERY: A Journey Across the Canvas
ERIC BOTTOMLEY    Book Number: 90362
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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...
SOUTHERN RAILWAY: Maunsell Moguls
DAVID MAIDMENT    Book Number: 90386
Published price: £35
Bibliophile price: £6.25
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Southern Maunsell Moguls and Tank Engines describes the conception, design and construction of the two-and three cylinder 2-6-0's initially the 'Ns' constructed at the end of WWI, many a government...
STANIER BLACK FIVE LOCOMOTIVES
KEITH LANGSTON    Book Number: 90387
Published price: £40
Bibliophile price: £9.50
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Instantly recognisable with their long sloping boilers and 2-cylinder 4-6-0 configuration, the Stanier "Black Fives" introduced in 1934 on the London, Midland and Scottish Railway were among the mo...
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