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BONJOUR! IS THIS ITALY?
KEVIN TURNER    Book Number: 81070
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £1.25
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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...
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...
FACTORY ORIGINAL TRIUMPH TWINS
STEVE WILSON    Book Number: 83009
Published price: £40
Bibliophile price: £17.50
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A celebration of the originality of the Speed Twin, Tiger, Thunderbird and Bonneville models, 1938-62. For most owners and potential buyers of these great machines the question of originality is v...
WHEN THE OFFICE WENT TO WAR: War Letters
CLARE HORNE & KATHRYN PHELPS    Book Number: 83694
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £2.00
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Here we have a most unusual anthology of WWI letters. In the course of the Great War the men of the Great Western Railway Audit Office who were serving in the armed forces kept up regular correspon...
SCOTTISH STEAM: A Celebration
KEITH LANGSTON    Book Number: 84003
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £1.00
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Scotland has always been renowned worldwide for its engineering prowess and this naturally included the design and construction of steam locomotives. During the steam era Scottish-built engines wor...
SAIL
TIMOTHY JEFFERY    Book Number: 84452
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £3.50
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Sub-titled "A Tribute to The World's Greatest Races, Sailors and Their Boats" this handsome volume is a stylish and beautifully illustrated production, with three clear sections making it easy to n...
MAN WITH HIS HEAD IN THE CLOUDS: James Sadler
RICHARD O. SMITH    Book Number: 84514
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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...
SEA WARFARE: 150th Anniversary Edition
RUDYARD KIPLING    Book Number: 85045
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £3.25
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In the decade leading up to WWI the government was spending huge amounts on building up the Royal Navy, the so-called 'silent service', and people were beginning to question where, exactly, this mo...
STEEL GIANTS: Historic Images from the Calumet
STEPHEN MCSHANE & GARY WILK    Book Number: 85048
Published price: $50
Bibliophile price: £5.00
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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...
JACQUES DEVAULX: NAUTICAL WORKS
ELISABETH HÉBERT & G. HOLZER    Book Number: 84769
Bibliophile price: £75.00
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"A Navigational Treatise of Exceptional Opulence: The Complete Facsimile, 1583." Taschen publishers present a facsimile reproduction of Les premières oeuvres de Jacques Devaulx, pilote en la marin...
CHRIS TARRANT'S EXTREME RAILWAY JOURNEYS
CHRIS TARRANT    Book Number: 85083
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £6.50
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As a boy much-loved broadcaster Chris Tarrant always loved railways - not so much the trains, but the actual railways themselves, particularly in remote and exotic-sounding parts of the world, wher...
ATMOSPHERE AND LIGHT: The Automotive Paintings of Barry Rowe
BARRY ROWE AND GARY DOYLE    Book Number: 85547
Published price: £79.99
Bibliophile price: £28.00
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Special numbered editions limited to 1,500 copies, each has been hand numbered and personally autographed by both the artist and author and comes in a smart British racing green clothbound slipcase...
AN INDIAN SUMMER OF STEAM
DAVID MAIDMENT    Book Number: 85597
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £8.50
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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...
HISTORY OF THE SOUTHERN RAILWAY
Colin Maggs    Book Number: 85727
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £8.00
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The story of one of the most iconic railway companies of the great age of steam written by one of our country's foremost transport and engineering historians. Thousands of commuters south of the T...
LUSITANIA: The Cultural History of a Catastrophe
WILLI JASPER    Book Number: 85879
Published price: £18.99
Bibliophile price: £4.50
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The 1915 sinking of the British liner Lusitania, homebound from New York, was the event that brought the US into World War I when it became known that 128 American citizens had perished. But from t...
BIOGRAPHY OF BRITISH TRAIN TRAVEL
DON BENN    Book Number: 85908
Published price: £30
Bibliophile price: £8.00
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...
RED BARON: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives
BARRY PICKTHALL    Book Number: 85928
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £6.50
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Few individuals in the theatre of war have achieved the status of Manfred von Richthofen, the Red Baron. Born into privilege (he was an actual Baron) he attended military school and began his warti...
SCOTLAND AND THE SEA
NICK ROBINS    Book Number: 85929
Published price: £19.99
Bibliophile price: £6.50
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Scotland's maritime heritage is unparalleled. For centuries the greatest shipbuilding nation in the world it has been the home of the engineering, ship-owning and entrepreneurial skills that were c...
STEAM AT WORK: Preserved Industrial Locomotives
FRED KERR    Book Number: 85931
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A tribute in a colour photographic gallery to the so often forgotten types of steam trains ? the industrial locomotives. During the 1960s British Rail began the mass withdrawal of steam locomotives...
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: £10.00
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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...
AA THEORY TEST FOR CAR DRIVERS
AA PUBLISHING    Book Number: 85656
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
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Test yourself with this brilliant set of all 777 official revision theory test questions from 2017. Every question is explained so the multiple choice gives the answer beneath, and often there is ...
PHILIP'S DRIVER'S BRITAIN ROAD ATLAS
OCTOPUS PUBLISHING    Book Number: 85673
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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 ...
BOEING 747: A History-Delivering the Dream
MARTIN BOWMAN    Book Number: 85160
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £9.00
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This is a history that will make the heart of any aviation lover soar with joy. Boeing 747 is arguably the most famous airliner, and was affectionately named 'Queen of the Skies'. This was a plane ...
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