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BRASSEY'S AIR COMBAT READER: Historic Feats
WALTER J. BOYNE & P. HANDLEMAN    Book Number: 77000
Published price: $8.95
Bibliophile price: £2.00
Product format: Paperback

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Grab your helmet and goggles to take an exciting flight. Here are 28 pieces beginning with The Machine Gun Takes Wings by Arch Whitehouse 1915, Downing My First Hun by Edward Lee Rickenbacker, Man...
GREAT CENTRAL FROM THE FOOTPLATE
ROBERT ROBOTHAM & FRANK STRATF    Book Number: 63257
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £7.00
Product format: Hardback

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On a crisp afternoon in March 1963 Jubilee 4-6-0 No 45567 South Australia heads away from Amersham Station on the front cover and on the back cover a BR Standard '5', barely a year old, stands at A...
BRITISH CRUISE SHIP: An Illustrated History 1844-1939
IAN COLLARD    Book Number: 78942
Published price: £19.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Paperback

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This illustrated history of pleasure voyages covers the period 1844-1939. It has been claimed that the first cruise ship was the Francesco I, which sailed from Naples in 1833 on a three month cruis...
AIR ARSENAL NORTH AMERICA: Aircraft for the Allies 1938-1945
PHIL BUTLER & DAN HAGEDORN    Book Number: 78981
Published price: £40
Bibliophile price: £8.00
Product format: Hardback

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Britain ran short of munitions in World War II and lacked the dollar funds to buy American and Canadian aircraft outright, so President Roosevelt came up with the idea of Lend-Lease to assist the A...
LOST LIVERIES OF PRIVATISATION: In Colour
DAVID CABLE    Book Number: 78545
Published price: £16.99
Bibliophile price: £3.00
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Designed for the modeller and historian, the author considers the situation in the last days of British Rail before looking in detail at the 200 or so livery variations that have appeared on Britai...
ON WHEELS
MICHAEL HOLROYD    Book Number: 79543
Published price: $18
Bibliophile price: £1.25
Product format: Hardback

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An acclaimed biographer of George Bernard Shaw, Lytton Strachey and other post-Victorian rebels, Michael Holroyd has now written an unforgettable book about his own relationship with the Motor Car....
SHOW ME A HERO: The Sin of Richard Byrd Jnr
JEREMY SCOTT    Book Number: 80412
Published price: £17.99
Bibliophile price: £1.75
Product format: Hardback

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Richard Byrd retired from the active duty list in his late twenties due to a severe ankle injury, knowing that he would not pass physically his annual medicals in the US Navy. Just a few years befo...
DIVE BOMBERS VS AIRCRAFT CARRIERS DVD
HISTORY FILMS    Book Number: 81020
Published price: £17.08
Bibliophile price: £4.00
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1910 was the momentous year for both aviation and maritime history as it saw the first experimental takeoff of a plane from the deck of a warship. The 1920s and 30s saw the aircraft carrier come i...
FROM TILBURY TO TYNESIDE: Eastern Region Railway
ROBERT FORSYTHE    Book Number: 80700
Published price: £18.99
Bibliophile price: £4.50
Product format: Hardback

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A superbly designed third book in a series examining shipping services through their publicity literature, fantastic posters enticing us to travel to Germany via Harwich to the Hook of Holland in a...
TRAIN: Riding the Rails
TOM ZOELLNER    Book Number: 80728
Published price: £11.99
Bibliophile price: £3.00
Product format: Paperback

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'Under the skin of modernity lies a skeleton of railroad tracks.' On an average weekday morning, approximately 100 million people across the world are boarding trains, from Paddington Station in L...
A YEAR IN THE LIFE OF THE CUNARD FLEET
SHARON POOLE    Book Number: 81069
Published price: £19.99
Bibliophile price: £7.00
Product format: Paperback

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At the tender age of 17, Samuel Cunard was already showing a keen business acumen in running his own general store in Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada. He invested in the steamship Royal William and in...
BONJOUR! IS THIS ITALY?
KEVIN TURNER    Book Number: 81070
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £2.50
Product format: Paperback

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Sub-titled 'A Hapless Biker's Guide to Europe', here is an hilarious insight into the challenges and excitement afforded by a lone motorcycle journey through Europe. In his quest to escape the fra...
BRITISH CRUISE SHIP: An Illustrated History 1945-2014
IAN COLLARD    Book Number: 81071
Published price: £19.99
Bibliophile price: £8.00
Product format: Paperback

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When Her Royal Highness Princess Elizabeth launched the Cunard liner Caronia in 1947 it was a signal that the world of luxury cruises was back in business. During the war, many liners had been requ...
ESSENTIAL BUYER'S GUIDE HARLEY-DAVIDSON BIG TWINS
PETER HENSHAW    Book Number: 81076
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £3.00
Product format: Paperback

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Don't buy a Harley-Davidson without buying this book first, published by Veloce Books. It covers the FL, FX/Softail and Dyna series, 1340cc, 1450cc, 1584cc, 1690cc, 1800cc, 1984 to 2010. With det...
RAILWAY DISASTERS
SIMON FOWLER    Book Number: 81081
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00
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For as long as trains have been around, rail accidents have occurred, and this account delves deep into the archives to root out details of those earliest crashes, coming right up to the 1960s when...
DISCOVERING HORSE-DRAWN VEHICLES: A Shire Handbook
D. J. SMITH    Book Number: 80654
Published price: £7.99
Bibliophile price: £3.00
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Recalling the efforts of magnificent Shire horses and humble but hard-working Cobs or 'Vanners', this book is an evocation of state and civic dignity. Although mechanical transport had replaced st...
RACE TIN POWER MUSCLE GEN-X REMOTE CONTROL RACING CAR:
AULDLEY TOYS    Book Number: 80672
Bibliophile price: £8.50
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With speeds of up to 2.10km/h, shock absorbers for anti-shake, super speed from differential on the back power wheels, engine, transmission and controllability is upgraded on this powerful sports c...
GREAT WESTERN LOCOMOTIVES ON THE MAIN LINE
PETER DARKE    Book Number: 81242
Published price: £16.99
Bibliophile price: £6.50
Product format: Hardback

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Sub-titled 'Scenes From An Edwardian Railway' this Ian Allan publication uses glossy paper to reproduce to the very best quality hundreds of archive photographs by A.N.M. Garry, now published for t...
MERCEDES-BENZ SLK R170 SERIES 1996-2004
BRIAN LONG    Book Number: 81247
Published price: £45
Bibliophile price: £18.50
Product format: Hardback

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The SLK is a sleek, concept car, admired as much for its engineering as for its looks. The brand name is a symbol of prestige, exemplifying the highest levels of German engineering and quality and...
TROUBLED WATERS: Leisure Boating and the Second World War
NIGEL SHARP    Book Number: 81252
Published price: £15.99
Bibliophile price: £3.00
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For those who loved boating, WWII greatly affected their sport, but even so many leisure sailors were able to use their skills to contribute to the war effort. The most well-known incident involvin...
BRIEF HISTORY OF BRITISH SEA POWER
DAVID HOWARTH    Book Number: 81268
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
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A superb book about the growth of British skill and confidence at sea, this is not only a naval history, but a matter of winning battles. In sea-power, merchant ships are just as important as figh...
ARTEMIS: The Original Royal Princess
A. SASSOLI-WALKER & S. POOLE    Book Number: 74033
Published price: £19.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
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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 ...
INTO THE DARK WATER
JOHN DOMAGALSKI    Book Number: 81214
Published price: £19.99
Bibliophile price: £3.00
Product format: Hardback

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Sub-titled 'The Story of Three Officers and PT-109', this is the story of one of the most celebrated warships in American history. Made famous by her final commanding officer John F. Kennedy, the ...
PFALZ FIGHTER AIRCRAFT FROM RHEINLAND THE WINE COUNTRY
TOMASZ KOWALSKI    Book Number: 81222
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £6.50
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The third largest number of fighter aircraft in the German Empire, the Pfalz aircraft were well known between 1915 and 1918 and were used by units on all fronts of the Great War. With Mercedes D.I...
EARLY TRAMWAYS IN YORKSHIRE: A Golden Age
PETER TUFFREY    Book Number: 81529
Published price: £16.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
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The first trams to carry people in Yorkshire arrived in the early 1870s and were horse-drawn. Although crude, they were a great improvement on horse-drawn omnibuses - the low rolling resistance of ...
SEA BATTLES IN THE AGE OF SAIL
EDITED BY BOB CARRUTHERS    Book Number: 81532
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £3.00
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Edinburgh-born James Grant (1822-87) was a prolific Scottish author (and, apparently, a distant relation of Sir Walter Scott) who wrote 90 books on the subject of British military history and was p...
GREAT PASSENGER SHIPS 1920-1930
WILLIAM MILLER    Book Number: 81558
Published price: £19.99
Bibliophile price: £11.00
Product format: Paperback

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This lovely volume looks at well-loved ships such as the Majestic, Olympic, Berengaria, Viceroy of India and Rawalpindi alongside lesser known vessels owned by the Cunard, White Star and P&O compan...
MAN WHO SANK TITANIC
Unknown    Book Number: 81567
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £4.50
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Written by his great-granddaughter and with unpublished material from the family archive, here is the troubled life of Quartermaster Robert Hichens and one man's story of survival, betrayal and det...
CRYSTAL PALACE SPEEDWAY
NORMAN JACOBS    Book Number: 81662
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £4.50
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A superb illustrated history of the Glaziers written by a respected speedway historian bring to life the larger-than-life characters, anecdotes, gossip, facts, figures and many previously unpublish...
LEARN TO RIDE: All In One Book
ROBERT DAVIES    Book Number: 81626
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £2.25
Product format: Paperback

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A terrific Haynes handbook for all motorcyclists wishing to take the CBT, the Theory Test, Practical Test and official DSA revision questions. Includes all the vital riding skills, essential Highw...
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