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LATITUDE NORTH
CHARLES MOSELEY    Book Number: 82748
Published price: £20
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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...
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...
SHIP: A History in Art and Photography
EDITED BY ANDREW LAMBERT    Book Number: 85832
Published price: £30
Bibliophile price: £10.00
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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
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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
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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...
GREAT AMERICAN RAILROAD JOURNEYS
MICHAEL PORTILLO    Book Number: 86224
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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...
NEMESIS: The First Iron Warship and her World
ADRIAN MARSHALL    Book Number: 86379
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £5.50
Product format: Paperback

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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...
VETERANS IN STEAM
COLIN GARRATT    Book Number: 86463
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A man with a remarkable talent and a romantic mission in life, Colin Garratt for many years has toured distant lands in search of the last remaining locomotives in use on the railway networks world...
RED ARROWS DVD
SIMPLY MEDIA    Book Number: 86536
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The Red Arrows is the world's best known acrobatic display team, the product of a long tradition of excellence in RAF air show flying. At air shows throughout the world they perform one of Britain...
SHIPS AND SHIPBUILDERS
FRED M. WALKER    Book Number: 86939
Published price: $45.95
Bibliophile price: £6.00
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Sub-titled 'Pioneers of Design and Construction' the text is written by the Naval Architect at the National Maritime Museum. Ships have evolved over thousands of years and are the largest and most...
VEHICLE ART OF WORLD WAR TWO
JOHN NORRISS    Book Number: 86882
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Men in battle have long been known to decorate their armour or given names their personal weapons. King Arthur had Excalibur and Odin Gram. The tradition of naming military hardware and decoratin...
REACHING FOR THE SKY
SCOTT ADDINGTON    Book Number: 87085
Published price: £15.99
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Sub-titled '100 Defining Moments from the Royal Air Force 1918-2018' in short pithy pages are facts, statistics, dozens of diagrams, colour photos and graphics, side cutaway drawings and details of...
DEATH RAYS, JET PACKS, STUNTS AND SUPERCARS:
BARRY PARKER    Book Number: 86962
Published price: £22
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The most enjoyable aspect of the six decades of Bond films is not the one-liners, the pulchritudinous females, the suave opulence or the baddies - it's the gadgets! James Bond would have died a tho...
JOHN FRANK STEVENS: Civil Engineer
CLIFFORD FOUST    Book Number: 86970
Published price: £34
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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...
KENNET & AVON CANAL
JOHN RUSSELL    Book Number: 86372
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Bibliophile price: £4.50
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A journey from Newbury to Bath in 1964, goodness how much has changed in 55 years! This photographic journey takes us along a well-trodden footpath, under ancient bridges, over locks and swing bri...
VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE: A Celebration
RICHARD COPPING    Book Number: 87299
Published price: £40
Bibliophile price: £16.00
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The Volkswagen Beetle was developed by Ferdinand Porsche in response to Hitler's wish that every German would be able to buy a simple, economical car. At the end of the war the factory happened to ...
THOMAS TELFORD: Master Builder of Roads and Canals
ANTHONY BURTON    Book Number: 87216
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Thomas Telford, the "Colossus of Roads", grew up in remote Eskdale but had the good fortune to be apprenticed to the Duke of Buccleuch as a mason on his estate at Langholm. The Duke was an "improv...
HISTORY OF THE GWR DVD & MAGAZINE BOX SET
DEMAND MEDIA    Book Number: 87404
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The one hour long film is a superb programme that looks at the GWR as it was in the 1950s and 60s and more recently. Archive scenes capture the true essence with its Brunellian stations and platfo...
NARROWBOATS AND CANALS DVD AND MAGAZINE BOX SET
DEMAND MEDIA    Book Number: 87412
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The Romans introduced canals to the British islands as early as AD120, the late 1700s a network of man-made arteries linked major rivers and sea ports to land-locked industrialised cities and towns...
MARITIME ACTIVITIES OF THE SOMERSET & DORSET RAILWAY
CHRIS HANDLEY    Book Number: 87392
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As seen on HTV's Lost Railways this book is the product of nearly 30 years research by the author, a well known historian, and it is illustrated with over 130 photographs, maps, plans, posters and ...
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
Published price: £25
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Product format: Hardback

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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...
TROPIC SUNS: Seadogs Aboard an English Galleon
JAMES SEAY DEAN    Book Number: 88082
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"Whosoever commands the sea commands the trade and, consequently, the world itself" said Sir Walter Ralegh and England in the 16th and early 17th centuries made every effort to do just that. But wh...
WINDRUSH: A Ship Through Time
PAUL ARNOTT    Book Number: 88083
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The Windrush scandal shocked the nation and rattled and shamed the government and continues to do so. However, the vessel itself had a remarkable history both before and after her voyage from the C...
CAR MARQUES
SIMON HEPTINSTALL    Book Number: 87794
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Sub-titled 'A Graphic Guide to Automotive Logos and Emblems', and endorsed by the A.A., here is an illustrated guide to iconic automobile badges of the last 120 years. Covering over 90 marques fro...
SPEED READ FERRARI
PRESTON LERNER    Book Number: 87833
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £7.00
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Sub-titled 'The History, Technology and Design Behind Italy's Legendary Automaker', here is how to become an expert on the world's greatest marque. In specially commissioned full page colour artwo...
VOYAGES FROM THE PAST: A History of Passengers at Sea
SIMON WILLS    Book Number: 87842
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Janet Schaw, 1774: 'Nothing can be less cleanly than our cabin, unless it be its commander?' Britain's island status means that its citizens have always needed to cross the waves to travel any gre...
CHURCHILL AND SEAPOWER
CHRISTOPHER M. BELL    Book Number: 83463
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £9.00
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Winston Churchill had a longer and closer relationship with the Royal Navy than any British statesman in modern times, but his record as naval Commander in Chief and strategist has been mired in co...
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