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Britain's Declining Secondary Railways through the 1960s: The Blake Paterson Collection

by Martin Jenkins & Kevin McCormack

This is an evocative selection of high quality colour views, each of which recaptures the lost age of Britain's branch lines and secondary railways, of which so many were axed following implementation of the...


Health4Flyers: A Flyer's Guide to Healthy Living

by Fabrizio Poli, Silvia Poli & Moreno Chiste'

Pilots, Flight Attendants, and Frequent Travellers: 

Are You Concerned About Your Health?

Well, you should be.

First, there’s the issue of all the radiation you get exposed to. 100,000 air miles per year...


The Official DVSA Theory Test for Motorcyclists (14th edition)

by The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency

Prepare to pass your theory test first time with the number-one best-selling motorcycle theory test book - the ONLY official expert revision guide.


England's Historic Churches by Train: A Companion Volume to England's Cathedrals by Train

by Murray Naylor

The second millennium saw the spread and consolidation of Christianity in Britain. One means by which the Normans tightened their grip on Britain after 1066 was by the construction of magnificent cathedrals,...


Up the Airway: Coastal British Columbia Stories

by Wayne J. Lutz

Flying Coastal British Columbia, where mountains drop into the sea and people practice self-reliance and a different sense of purpose. Airports in British Columbia, along with Arctic destinations, are featured....


Range Rover - The Creators of an Icon

by Graham Bannock

Origins and history of the Range Rover marque, design and development of early models plus market research in Europe, Africa and the USA. A personal memoir by, author, Graham Bannock, of his time with the Rover...


Trammel's Trace: The First Road to Texas from the North

by Gary L. Pinkerton

Trammel’s Trace tells the story of a borderlands smuggler and an important passageway into early Texas.

Trammel’s Trace, named for Nicholas Trammell, was the first route from the United States into the northern...


Flight Lessons 3: Experience: How Eddie Learned to Understand the Lessons of Experience

by James A Albright, Chris Manno & Christopher L Parker

This is volume three of a five volume collection that chronicles the author's journey from novice pilot to professional pilot, while adding technical lessons learned along the way.  The author has a following...


Rails in the Road: A History of Tramways in Britain and Ireland

by Oliver Green

There have been passenger tramways in Britain for 150 years, but it is a rollercoaster story of rise, decline and a steady return. Trams have come and gone, been loved and hated, popular and derided, considered...


Rails Across Europe: Eastern and Southern Europe

by David Cable

The two volumes covering Rails Across Europe are divided into one covering the North and West of the continent, the other dealing with the South and East.

The photos were taken by David Cable, well-regarded author...


easyLand: How easyJet Conquered Europe (Second Edition)

by Tony Anderson

In the summer of 1995 a start-up company led by the son of a Greek shipping tycoon, took up residence in an orange painted tin shack next to the runway at Luton airport. Initially dismissed by British Airways...


American Endurance: Buffalo Bill, the Great Cowboy Race of 1893, and the Vanishing Wild West

by Richard A. Serrano

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Richard A. Serrano's new book American Endurance: Buffalo Bill, the Great Cowboy Race of 1893, and the Vanishing Wild West is history, mystery, and Western all rolled...


Route 66 Barn Find Road Trip: Lost Collector Cars Along the Mother Road

by Tom Cotter & Michael Alan Ross

Abandoned cars on America's most iconic abandoned road. Sounds like a great idea for a road trip. For a nation that loves the idea of the road, there is no more legendary ribbon of highway than the 2,451 miles...


Train Doctor: Trouble Shooting with Diesel and Electric Traction

by Roger Senior

Train Doctor is the story of Roger Senior's career in the railway industry, from 1968 when the author joined British Railways, until his retirement from Great North Eastern Railway.

The book takes you from the...


Rails Across Europe: Northern and Western Europe

by David Cable

The two volumes covering Rails Across Europe are divided into one, covering the North and West of the continent, the other dealing with the South and East.

The photos were taken by David Cable, a well-regarded...


Automated Transit

by Rongfang Liu

A comprehensive discussion of automated transit

This book analyzes the successful implementations of automated transit in various international locations, such as Paris, Toronto, London, and Kuala Lumpur, and...


The Crash Detectives: Investigating the World's Most Mysterious Air Disasters

by Christine Negroni

“Negroni is a talented aviation journalist who clearly understands the critically important part the human factor plays in aviation safety.” —Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, pilot of US Airways...


Bell X-1

by Peter E. Davies, Jim Laurier & Gareth Hector

In 1947, no one knew if it was possible to break the 'sound barrier'. The Bell X-1 was the tiny, rocket-powered craft that finally broke it. It was the result of innovative designers and engineers turning their...


British Luxury Cars of the 1950s and ’60s

by James TAYLOR

In the 1950s and 1960s, luxury car buyers, from government ministers to captains of industry, almost invariably bought British. These were stately, dignified, and grand vehicles, with many featuring leather...


Danger and Poetry: One Glider Pilot's First Hundred Hours, from Flight School to Rescue Mission

by Joe Karam

Joe Karam was born to transcend, but perhaps not to fly. When at twenty-seven his quest for freedom led him to set foot in a glider for the first time, he was overcome with fear and desire. Nothing seemed to...