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JOURNEY: An Illustrated History of Travel
DORLING KINDERSLEY    Book Number: 88839
Published price: £50
Bibliophile price: £19.00
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With contributors specialising in archaeology, ancient cultures and civilisations, Journey is a spectacular visual exploration from Minoan seafarers, travels in Ancient Egypt, Polynesian navigators...
FLYING SCOTSMAN: CONSTRUCT IT DIY MECHANICAL KITS 340 PIECES
CRAFT KIT    Book Number: 87244
Bibliophile price: £8.50
Product format: Hardback

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In its distinctive bottle green and with a black nose, THE FLYING SCOTSMAN name on the front circle of the engine, here are 340 sturdy metal pieces to construct like a Meccano set with the real too...
CUNARD STORY
CHRIS FRAME & ROCHELLE CROSS    Book Number: 88965
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Hardback

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Cunard is one of the oldest and most historic shipping lines, still floating with its 92,000-ton Queen Elizabeth and fleet mates Queen Victoria and mighty 151,000-ton Queen Mary 2. Within 70 years...
GREAT LINERS STORY
WILLIAM H. MILLER    Book Number: 88973
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £4.50
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The first super liners were called German Greyhounds and, as they got bigger and faster still, the Cunard flagships and high luxury of White Star's great trio sailed the seven seas. Here is a cele...
SHIPS: Legendary Journeys (Includes 9 Giant Pull-Out Pages)
BRIAN LAVERY    Book Number: 88499
Published price: £14.95
Bibliophile price: £2.50
Product format: Hardback

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This attractive pull-out book for ages seven upwards incorporates models of nine types of ship, from the Greek trireme to the container ship and ports of today. Half the model ship is anchored to t...
SPITFIRE: The Biography
JONATHAN GLANCEY    Book Number: 89180
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £2.50
Product format: Paperback

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The Spitfire was in production from 1938, but it was not until May 1940 that the first Spitfires flew across the Channel to face the German Bf 109s and the twin engine Bf 110s. Their first major en...
LUNAR ROVER OWNERS' WORKSHOP MANUAL
CHRISTOPHER RILEY ET AL    Book Number: 89011
Published price: £21.99
Bibliophile price: £3.75
Product format: Hardback

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A superb Haynes visually stimulating insight into the technology, history, development and role of NASA's unique Apollo Lunar Roving Vehicle. It covers the years 1971-72, Apollo 15 to 17 and LRV1-...
NASA SKYLAB OWNERS' WORKSHOP MANUAL 1969-1979
DAVID BAKER    Book Number: 89013
Published price: £22.99
Bibliophile price: £8.00
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America's Skylab Space Station was the first operational orbiting laboratory successfully occupied and revisited by astronauts, achieving the world's first scientific workshop maintained by separat...
GREAT WAR FIGHTER ACES 1916-18
NORMAN FRANKS    Book Number: 89107
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00
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From the excellent Images of War series, here are rare photographs from wartime archives reproduced on big glossy white pages to the best possible quality and with exceptional extended explanatory ...
UNDER PRESSURE: Living Life and Avoiding Death
RICHARD HUMPHREYS    Book Number: 88797
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Bibliophile price: £3.00
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Humphreys was a crew member on the Polaris nuclear submarine HMS Resolution from 1985 to 1990 and this memoir starts with his first gruelling training at HMS Raleigh on the banks of the Tamar, foll...
SENTINELS OF THE SEA: A Miscellany of Lighthouses Past
R. G. GRANT    Book Number: 89145
Published price: £19.95
Bibliophile price: £9.00
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Intricate, elegant architectural plans and elevations and evocative period drawings and photographs showcase the innovative designs and technologies behind 50 historic lighthouses built around the ...
CONCORDE: An Icon In The News
MIRRORPIX    Book Number: 89277
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £6.50
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A beautiful photographic history and a formidable set of archive photographs produced by the History Press which tracks Concorde the famous airliner from the Anglo-French drawing board to the final...
GOLDEN AGE OF CYCLING: A Gentleman's Adventure on Two Wheels
CHARLES JAMES POPE    Book Number: 89291
Published price: £16.99
Bibliophile price: £6.99
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Charles Pope became a member of the hugely popular Cyclists' Touring Club in the early 1920s, and for 10 glorious years, until his marriage to a fellow-cyclist in 1933, he kept diaries of his exped...
COASTERS OF SOUTH WALES
BERNARD MCCALL    Book Number: 89333
Published price: £17.50
Bibliophile price: £5.50
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Glossy colour photographs on every page showcase the ports between Swansea in the west and Chepstow in the east. The insatiable appetite for coal and metals that could be supplied in abundance fro...
POSTCARDS OF THE ARMY SERVICE CORPS 1902-1918:
MICHAEL YOUNG    Book Number: 89347
Published price: £30
Bibliophile price: £11.00
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Postcards are a particular favourite in antique dealers' shops and at car boot sales and charity shops and the author's specialism is postcards of the Army Service Corps from the turn of the centur...
FULL STEAM AHEAD: How the Railways Made Britain
PETER GINN & RUTH GOODMAN    Book Number: 89061
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £7.00
Product format: Hardback

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Produced in tandem with a BBC programme, this beautifully illustrated book is a railway history with a difference, locating the development of rail transport within cultural change and individual l...
FIFTY PLACES TO CAMP BEFORE YOU DIE
CHRIS SANTELLA    Book Number: 89513
Published price: £18.99
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From Alaska and Alberta, Arizona to the Buffalo National River in Arkansas, Northern Territory and Tasmania in Australia, Belize, Botswana, British Columbia, the Big Sur and Yosemite in California,...
FLIGHT SCHOOL: 20 Models to Make and Fly
MIKE BARFIELD    Book Number: 89516
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Bibliophile price: £4.50
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From paper planes to flying fish, an Archaeopteryx to a kingfisher, and from the Wright brothers' plane to a space shuttle, this book is packed with models of gliding plants, animals and aircraft f...
VAN LIFE: Inspiration for Your Home on the Road
FOSTER HUNTINGTON    Book Number: 89540
Published price: £16.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00
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Fancy life on the open road, bracing freedom, adventure and the tranquillity of nature? Step into the pages of Van Life and read stories about making your home on the road. Grouped by types of ca...
LONDON'S RAILWAYS 1967-1977: A Snap Shot in Time
JIM BLAKE    Book Number: 89217
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £11.00
Product format: Hardback

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A big glamorous Pen & Sword publication of rare images charting the transition of the network around London from the last steam operations through to the withdrawal of some of the Diesel and Electr...
THAT NEAR-DEATH THING: Inside the TT:
RICK BROADBENT    Book Number: 89376
Published price: £10.99
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The Isle of Man Tourist Trophy Races: "They don't pay to see us race, they pay to see us die". Even the great Barry Sheene, who spent an entire career riding at - and frequently beyond - the edge, ...
SCAMMELL VEHICLES
BART VANDERVEEN    Book Number: 89218
Bibliophile price: £8.00
Product format: Hardback

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Holdens transport of Preston is the livery on the Highwayman truck pictured on the front cover, registration EM7707. It represented the final evolution of Scammell's Articulated Eight-Wheeler conc...
BRITISH STEAM
IGLOO BOOKS    Book Number: 89603
Published price: £12.99
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A charming publication packed with archive photographs, beautiful full page colour illustrations and photographs, engravings such as the Scottish engineer and inventor James Watt as a young boy sit...
50 POSTCARDS FROM THE LONDON UNDERGROUND
LONDON TRANSPORT    Book Number: 88787
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Bold, colourful Art Deco posters invited Londoners to avoid the rain and stay cooler below ground, buy season tickets and travel to Kew Gardens, London Zoo, the tennis at Wimbledon, to see the deer...
FLIGHT: The Evolution of Aviation
STEPHEN WOOLFORD & CARL WARNER    Book Number: 89899
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £8.00
Product format: Hardback

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Watching birds has always made man eager to take to the skies and here is a superb visual survey from the Montgolfier Brothers who experimented with hot air-filled silk bags, 'The father of aviatio...
BOATS FAST & SLOW
IRIS VOLANT & JAROM VOGEL    Book Number: 89849
Published price: £12.99
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With dedication page, a big beautiful picture book with full page colour artworks everyone will love. Well written and beautifully illustrated, from the haunting Viking longships to Native America...
BUILD THE ORIENT EXPRESS 3D: Book and 3D Model
VALENTINA FACCI & V. MANUZZATO    Book Number: 89850
Published price: £16.99
Bibliophile price: £8.50
Product format: Hardback

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The Orient Express left from the Gare de l'Est in Paris for its inaugural voyage on 4th October 1883, bound for Istanbul. The train connected the East to the West and offered luxury travel at a hi...
NELSON'S ARCTIC VOYAGE:
PETER GOODWIN    Book Number: 89866
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £9.00
Product format: Hardback

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The Royal Navy's First Polar Expedition 1773. In the summer of 1773, 14 year old Midshipman Horatio Nelson took part in an expedition to the Arctic which came close to ending his naval career befo...
SKYWARD: The Story of Female Pilots in WWII
SALLY DENG    Book Number: 89872
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Hardback

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A big and beautiful picture book about the ambition and talent of three young girls and their dream of flying planes. By 1942 all three girls were training - Hazel in an airbase in Texas, Marlene ...
ATLAS OF THE SOUTHERN RAILWAY
RICHARD HARMAN & GERRY NICHOLS    Book Number: 89982
Published price: £30
Bibliophile price: £15.00
Product format: Hardback

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The Southern Railway existed from 1 January 1923 to 31 December 1947, when independent railways were nationalised as British Rail. The Southern was a link between London and the south-east, in par...
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