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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...

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...

The Great Global Bucket List

by Robin Esrock

For over a decade, renowned travel journalist, bestselling author, and TV host Robin Esrock scoured the globe in search of one-of-a-kind, bucket list–worthy experiences. During his remarkable journey to over...

The Rarified Air of the Modern

AJS and Matchless Post-War Singles and Twins

by Matthew Vale

Associated Motor Cycles (AMC) produced some of the most iconic British bikes of the 1940s and 1950s. Badged as either AJS or Matchless, the range covered everything from plodding ride-to-work four-stroke singles,...

Great Western, Moguls and Prairies

by David Maidment

Great Western Moguls & Prairies is a volume in Pen & Sword’s series, ‘Locomotive Profiles’. It describes the conception, design, building and operation of the fleet of Prairie 2-6-2 tank engines and the...

Railways in the Landscape

by Gordon Biddle

The growth of railways was a major influence in transforming Britain's landscape. This book examines how they brought about physical changes to towns, the country and coast, and had a profound affect that is...

The London Enviro 400

by Matthew Wharmby

Developed by Alexander Dennis in 2005 as an all-encompassing replacement for the Dennis Trident and its two bodies, the Plaxton President and Alexander ALX400, the integral Enviro400, immediately sold in large...

Rover SD1

by James TAYLOR

Rover's big hatchback saloon of the 1970s and 1980s had all the elements of a superb motor car. It was the work of long-standing Rover engineers, with substantial input from their colleagues at Triumph. The...

The Death of Holden: The End of an Australian Dream

by Royce Kurmelovs

Holden is one of the few brands that has an emotional grip on Australia (Qantas being another). The closure of the Holden factory in Adelaide is not just the end of a business - it's the end of an era, of a...

London Local Trains in the 1950s and 1960s

by Kevin McCormack

This remarkable colour album of 1950’s and 1960’s images covers non-express trains working in and out of London termini, along with a selection of feeder services operating in roughly a 40 mile radius of...

The Canal System Of England: Its Growth And Present Condition, With Particular Reference To The Cheap Carriage Of Goods

by H. Gordon Thompson

The material from which this little work has been drawn has necessarily been exceedingly various. I had at one time thought of indicating the many authorities to whose works I am indebted for information, and...

The Locomotives of Sir Nigel Gresley 1911- 1921

by O. S. Nock

This book contains classic material dating back to the 1900s and before. The content has been carefully selected for its interest and relevance to a modern audience.

Coach Driving - Carriages

by Alfred E. T. Watson

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900's and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality,...