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Railway Architecture

by Bill Fawcett

A guide to the architecture that gives British railways their identity, from stations to signal boxes.Roots of Britain's railways lie in the wooden-railed colliery wagonways of around 1600, but it was almost...


The Great Race: The Global Quest for the Car of the Future

by Levi Tillemann

The Great Race recounts the story of a century-long battle between automakers for market share, profit, and technological dominance—and a race to build the car of the future.

The world’s great manufacturing...


Trials and Errors: Experimental UK Test Flying in the 1970s

by Mike Brooke

Following his success as a Cold War Canberra pilot, Mike Brooke was dispatched to become a flying instructor at the Central Flying School in the 1970s. Following this interesting career spell, he moved on to...


Total Control: High Performance Street Riding Techniques, 2nd Edition

by Lee Parks

A completely revised version of one of the best-selling motorcycle riding skills books of all time. Today's super high-performance bikes are the most potent vehicles ever sold to the public and they demand advanced...


FAR/AIM 2015: Federal Aviation Regulations/Aeronautical Information Manual

by Federal Aviation Administration

If you’re an aviator or aviation enthusiast, you cannot be caught with an out-of-date edition of the FAR/AIM. In today’s environment, there is no excuse for ignorance of the rules of the US airspace system....


Kon-Tiki: Across the Pacific by Raft

by Thor Heyerdahl & Steven Callahan

“One of the great adventures of our time.” —Life

“Am going to cross Pacific on a wooden raft to support a theory that the South Sea islands were peopled from Peru. Will you come? . . . Reply at once.”...


Little Book of Mini

by G2 Rights

Whether it’s about the classic, original Mini or the new generation MINI from BMW, this is the story of an extraordinary motoring icon which will be celebrating its 60th Anniversary in 2019. Designed by Sir...


The Little Book of Porsche

by Steve Lanham

The Little Book of Porsche, written by Philip Raby, motoring journalist, tells the story of one of the world’s most exciting cars, from the days of Ferdinand Porsche right up to the present day. We take a...


The Little Book of Aston Martin

by Philip Raby

The little book of Aston Martin tells the story of one of Great Britain's most coveted motoring marques. Aston Martin as formed in the 1920s and has had a rollercoaster ride ever since, often with financial...


The Little Book of Steam

by Clive Groome

Little Book of Steam tells the evocative story of steam railways from the end of the 18th century, when an early pioneer built a small, three-wheeled steam-powered machine. Soon after a simple steam engine was...


The Little Book of Fast Cars

by Philip Raby

Written and compiled by author and journalist Philip Raby, The Little Book of Fast Cars is a compilation of some of the fastest road cars ever to have been built. Top Trumps style performance figures for each...


The Little Book of Ferrari

by Brian Laban & Liam McCann

Written by motorsports enthusiasts Brian Laban and Liam McCann, The Little Book of Ferrari tells the story of the world's most iconic cars. The book looks at the man behind the legend, Enzo Ferrari, as well...


Voyages from the Past: A History of passengers at Sea

by Simon Wills

A social history of sea travel from the passengers' perspective, encompassing all walks of life and vessels departing from a variety of UK ports. Simon Wills tells the stories of ordinary people who travelled...


The Bridge: The Building of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge

by Gay Talese

Toward the end of 1964, the Verrazano Narrows Bridge-linking the New York City boroughs of Brooklyn and Staten Island with New Jersey-was completed. Fifty years later, it remains an engineering marvel. At 13,700...


Barnsley Buses

by Stephen Farnsworth & Roger Glister

In Barnsley Buses we have a superb combination of talents. Stephen Farnsworth is not simply an enthusiast where Barnsley Buses are concerned, he is also a singularly competent photographer. Put these talents...


RMS Lusitania: It Wasn't & It Didn't

by Michael Martin

Within hours of the sinking of the RMS Lusitania by a submarine off the Cork coast in May 2015, a narrative was created and over time, emerged as the 'truth' of the incident. Throughout the world many people...


Street Rider's Guide: Street Strategies for Motorcyclists

by David L. Hough

A completely revised and updated edition of David Hough’s successful book Street Strategies, the all-new Street Rider’s Guide spells out safety tactics for motorcycle riders looking to get the most out of...


Clipper Ships and the Golden Age of Sail

by Sam Jefferson

In the era of commercial sail, clipper ships were the ultimate expression of speed and grace. Racing out to the gold fields of America and Australia, and breaking speed records carrying tea back from China,...


Will Sustainability Fly?: Aviation Fuel Options in a Low-Carbon World

by Walter J. Palmer

International air and marine travel have been left to one side in past negotiations to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, but unless something is done, emissions from this segment of the world economy will...


Railway Accidents

by Greg Morse

Though trains are one of the safest forms of transport, train accidents always make headline news. Their history is, in many ways, the history of technological development and learning. Early incidents like...