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BUSES, COACHES AND ...PEOPLE Volume 1
Book number: 89986 Product format: Paperback Author: DAVID GLADWIN
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...
TITANIC STORY
Book number: 90895 Product format: Hardback Author: DAVID HUTCHINGS
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £4.50
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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
Book number: 90998 Product format: Hardback Author: MATTHEW LEONARD
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...
ROYAL AIRCRAFT FACTORY SE5 1916 ONWARDS
Book number: 91018 Product format: Hardback Author: HAYNES PUBLISHING
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £8.00
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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
Book number: 91019 Product format: Hardback Author: HAYNES PUBLISHING
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £4.00
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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...
HELICOPTER: CONSTRUCT IT DIY MECHANICAL KIT: 120 Pieces
Book number: 91190 Product format: Unknown Author: BMS BRANDS
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,...
BEYOND ENDURANCE
Book number: 91230 Product format: Paperback Author: NICK BARKER
Published price: £12.95
Bibliophile price: £6.50
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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
Book number: 91231 Product format: Paperback Author: JO BEECK
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £4.50
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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...
BUGATTI BLUE: Prescott and the Spirit of Bugatti
Book number: 91234 Product format: Hardback Author: LANCE COLE
Published price: £35
Bibliophile price: £19.00
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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 WESTERN SOCIETY: A Tale of Endeavour and Success
Book number: 91247 Product format: Hardback Author: ANTHONY BURTON
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 ...
GRAND PRIX: The Killer Years
Book number: 91469 Product format: Paperback Author: EDITED BY JOHN L MATTHEWS
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £4.50
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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...
BIG BRITISH RAILWAY JOURNEYS PUZZLE BOOK
Book number: 91434 Product format: Paperback Author: ROY AND SUE PRESTON
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £6.50
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Travel across the country in over 100 mind-boggling puzzles written in association with the National Railway Museum, and covering challenges, extraordinary firsts, breaking new grounds and journeys...
AIRCRAFT AND AVIATION STAMPS
Book number: 91571 Product format: Hardback Author: HOWARD PILTZ
Published price: £16.99
Bibliophile price: £9.50
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Transport and stamp collecting have been brought together in this special book looking at the way postage stamps have increased our knowledge of transport worldwide. The collecting of stamps or ph...
ARMOURED CRUISER CRESSY
Book number: 91573 Product format: Hardback Author: ANDREW CHOOMG
Published price: £30
Bibliophile price: £14.00
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A companion to 91574 Black Swan Class Sloops, this volume is devoted to a ship best known for her demise, one of three sisters sunk in a matter of hours by a single U-boat in 1914. When first desi...
BLACK SWAN CLASS SLOOPS
Book number: 91574 Product format: Hardback Author: LES BROWN
Published price: £30
Bibliophile price: £17.50
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Widely regarded as the Rolls Royce of Second World War convey escorts, heavily armed and superbly equipped for their role, the Black Swan Class of sloops and their modified derivatives were among t...
BATTLE OF BRITAIN: The Pilots and Planes that Made History
Book number: 91769 Product format: Paperback Author: SIMON PEARSON
Published price: £10.99
Bibliophile price: £4.50
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Written on the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, the book brings to life the pilots and planes involved through the stories of 18 airmen, nine from each side, and 18 different aircraft. T...
THE CHANNEL
Book number: 91773 Product format: Hardback Author: CHARLIE CONNELLY
Published price: £16.99
Bibliophile price: £5.50
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The symbolism of the English Channel goes way beyond a simple role as a conduit for shipping, trawling and the odd lard-and-lanolin-slathered maniac in goggles and swimming trunks plunging in and m...
1940: The Second World War In the Air In Photographs
Book number: 91705 Product format: Paperback Author: L. ARCHARD
Published price: £15.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
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Nazi Germany conquered Denmark, Norway, Belgium and the Netherlands, Luxemburg and France, all involving heavy use of air power, either transporting troops or closely supporting the armoured forces...
FRANK McCLEAN: Godfather to British Naval Aviation
Book number: 91712 Product format: Hardback Author: PHILIP JARRETT
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £4.75
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Sir Francis Kennedy McClean died at the age of 80 in 1955. As well as being an aeronaut and a pioneer pilot, he ensured the initial success of Short Brothers as an aeroplane manufacturer, served a...
REGIONAL TRAMWAYS: Scotland
Book number: 91734 Product format: Hardback Author: PETER WALLER
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £7.00
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Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, Edinburgh Trams, Glasgow and Preservation, this big glamorous volume concentrates on the big city systems that survived WWII. It provides a comprehensive narrative det...
AMERICAN TANKS AND AFVs OF WORLD WAR TWO
Book number: 91890 Product format: Paperback Author: MICHAEL GREEN
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £10.00
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The entry of the United States into WW2 provided the Allies with the industrial might to finally take the war to German and Japanese sources across the world. Central to this was the focus of the ...
COMET: Unseen Images from The Archives: Book and 2 DVDs
Book number: 91895 Product format: Hardback Author: BRUCE HALES-DUTTON
Published price: £24.99
Bibliophile price: £6.50
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The world's first jet airliner flew the Comet for the first time barely four years after the end of World War Two, and it was British. It revolutionised commercial air travel and was the fastest a...
CONCORDE FLIES: The Supersonic Dream DVD
Book number: 91838 Product format: Unknown Author: SIMPLY MEDIA
Bibliophile price: £6.00
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1969 was the first flight of Concorde, a turbojet-powered supersonic passenger airline developed by British Aircraft Corporation and Aérospatiale under an Anglo-French treaty. The progress and dev...
GREAT BRITISH AIRCRAFT DVD
Book number: 91839 Product format: Unknown Author: DEMAND DVD
Bibliophile price: £4.50
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Many consider the prolific British engineer Sir George Cayley to be one of the most important people in the history of aeronautics since it was he who designed the first actual model of an aeroplan...
MONACO GRAND PRIX: Race of Kings DVD
Book number: 91843 Product format: Unknown Author: ZETA PRODUCTIONS
Bibliophile price: £4.00
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Among the yachts, casinos, nightclubs and hotels, death-defying racing cars rocket through the narrow streets on Monaco at an unbelievable 300km per hour. At a time where wider tracks and better a...
BRITISH STEAM IN SCOTLAND DVD
Book number: 91967 Product format: Unknown Author: DIRECTED BY JEREMY ENGLISH
Bibliophile price: £6.00
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The mountains of the Highlands and the shores of the Lowlands provides some of the most glorious railway images north of the Border. Steam railway has been part of Britain's heritage for 200 years...
BRITISH STEAM IN THE 1950s AND 1960s DVD
Book number: 91969 Product format: Unknown Author: GREEN UMBRELLA PRODUCTIONS
Bibliophile price: £7.00
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The last two decades of steam locomotive operation on British Railways was the 1950s and the 1960s. Out of the cameras of keen amateur railway photographers came some fascinating cine film footage...
THE MIDLANDS BRITISH STEAM DVD
Book number: 91970 Product format: Unknown Author: DIRECTED BY JEREMY ENGLISH
Bibliophile price: £6.50
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In the industrial heart of the country, railways performed a vital role in moving the goods to and from the manufacturing bases and carrying the workers to the great factories around the Black Coun...
NORTH OF ENGLAND BRITISH STEAM DVD
Book number: 91971 Product format: Unknown Author: DIRECTED BY JEREMY ENGLISH
Bibliophile price: £6.00
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It all began in the North of England - the great iron and steel works and the coal mines that powered railway transport. Industrial steam keeps the original pioneering spirit alive, and we go to t...
CARS OF THE BOND MOVIES DVD
Book number: 91973 Product format: Unknown Author: AMANDA WHITTINGTON
Bibliophile price: £6.50
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Part of the James Bond legend as Vodka Martinis and M, since the iconic secret agent hit the silver screen in 1962 and indeed since Ian Fleming's earliest James Bond novels, the eye-catching cars h...
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