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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...
MAN WITH HIS HEAD IN THE CLOUDS: James Sadler
RICHARD O. SMITH    Book Number: 84514
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £2.00
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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...
STEEL GIANTS: Historic Images from the Calumet
STEPHEN MCSHANE & GARY WILK    Book Number: 85048
Published price: $50
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Hardback

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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...
BIOGRAPHY OF BRITISH TRAIN TRAVEL
DON BENN    Book Number: 85908
Published price: £30
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Hardback

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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: £6.00
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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
Product format: Hardback

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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
Bibliophile price: £4.00
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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
Product format: Hardback

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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...
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: £8.00
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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
Published price: £7.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
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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 ...
SHIP: A History in Art and Photography
EDITED BY ANDREW LAMBERT    Book Number: 85832
Published price: £30
Bibliophile price: £10.00
Product format: Hardback

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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
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £3.25
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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
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £2.50
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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...
BOOM: The Life of Viscount Trenchard
RUSSELL MILLER    Book Number: 81384
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £4.75
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After a spell in the militia in India and then Africa, where, after recovering from a serious injury received in the Boer War, he was seconded to the West African Frontier Force, Trenchard was beco...
FIRST MAN: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong
JAMES HANSEN    Book Number: 86217
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £2.75
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The first man to set foot on the moon on 20 July, 1969, Neil Armstrong enjoyed the celebrity that followed, although it cost him his first marriage. By temperament an undemonstrative small-town bo...
GREAT AMERICAN RAILROAD JOURNEYS
MICHAEL PORTILLO    Book Number: 86224
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £5.00
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Clutching his trusty Bradshaw's and wearing a colourful array of jackets and chinos, actually on this occasion he is clutching his Appleton's General Guide to the United States and Canada Parts One...
HAYNES MARVEL VEHICLES: Owner's Workshop Manual
ALEX IRVINE    Book Number: 86227
Published price: £22.99
Bibliophile price: £8.00
Product format: Hardback

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The X-Jet or Blackbird is a high-altitude, high-speed reconnaissance and light combat aircraft, continuously modified over five decades of its service life. It was a successor to the destroyed Str...
BRITISH RAILWAYS IN THE 1960s: Southern Region
GEOFF PLUMB    Book Number: 86356
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £10.00
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The Big Four railway companies were nationalised in 1948, and the newly formed British Railways embarked on a programme of building new 'Standard' steam locomotives to replace older types from 1951...
CABIN CLASS RIVALS
D. WILLIAMS & R. DE KERBRECH    Book Number: 86358
Published price: £19.99
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A Pas De Deux, Two British Bulldogs and Uncle Sam's Challenge are among the chapters in this exciting incursion into Atlantic passenger traffic. During the late 1920s and early 1930s, three pairs ...
COMMUTER CITY: How the Railway Shaped London
DAVID WRAGG    Book Number: 86360
Published price: £19.99
Bibliophile price: £9.50
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The arrival of the railways cannot be underestimated. Even in the middle of the 19th century, the streets of London were so congested that in 1867, no less than 3.5 million of the eight million pa...
FLYING SCOTSMAN: A Pictorial History
FRED KERR & KEITH LANGSTON    Book Number: 86362
Published price: £19.99
Bibliophile price: £6.50
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From 1957 onwards, the former railway depot at Camforth, renamed Steamtown, became a mecca for railway enthusiasts after being secured by a preservation group chaired by Dr Peter Beet. In 1974, Si...
GREAT PASSENGER SHIPS 1950-1960
WILLIAM MILLER    Book Number: 86365
Published price: £19.99
Bibliophile price: £4.50
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The author of over 100 books on passenger ships is a frequent guest lecturer aboard cruise ships. A 24 page colour section showcases beautifully in stunning images a nostalgic overview of the worl...
IRON HORSE: The History and Development
JOHN WALTER    Book Number: 86370
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £6.50
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A big History Press publication which began life in the 1990s as a guide to an exhibition and has grown just like the Rocket to Big Boy by progression into this showcase publication. With the 19th...
LOCOMOTIVE PORTRAITS
JONATHAN CLAY    Book Number: 86376
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £11.00
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In the field of railway art and heritage railways, John Clay's paintings are highly prized and appreciated. As a youngster, the family took the Model Railway News, and a feature of this publicatio...
NEMESIS: The First Iron Warship and her World
ADRIAN MARSHALL    Book Number: 86379
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £5.50
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One of the really beautifully produced colour plates includes one of Singapore Town from the Government Hill looking southwest, 1846 and the superb and very realistic oil painting of Captain Willia...
QUEEN ELIZABETH
MILES COWSILL    Book Number: 86382
Published price: £16
Bibliophile price: £3.00
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Cunard's Golden Age occurred after WWII, when their ocean liners Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth were the epitome of luxury ocean travel. With speeds of over 30 knots, these two sisters were the la...
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