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The Illustrated Dictionary of Boating Terms: 2000 Essential Terms for Sailors and Powerboaters (Revised Edition)

by John Rousmaniere

“Written for the sailor, not the scholar. Rousmaniere leaves out the chaff and gives us just the wheat. Astonishingly comprehensive and slender enough to carry aboard.” —Don Casey, author of This Old Boat...

Ships for all Nations: John Brown & Company Clydebank 1847-1971

by Ian Johnston

The Clydebank shipyard built some of the most famous vessels in maritime history - great transatlantic liners like Lusitania, Queen Mary and QE2, and iconic warships like the battlecruiser Hood, and Britain's...

Monohull catamaran

by Luca Russo

It 's the innovative project of a new catamaran with two hulls joined to the bow said MonoCat in which the two hulls of the catamaran converge gradually to join up at the top of the bow percu the space left...

Things That Go - Buses Edition: Buses for Kids

by Baby Professor

Enjoy the sound of buses racing along the highway through this ingenious multi-sensory tool. When a child goes over picture books, he sees with his eyes, listens with his eyes, smells the pages with his nose...

Things That Go - Planes Edition: Planes for Kids

by Baby Professor

What is that you see in the sky? Planes! Whether they are passenger or cargo planes, they never fail to fill a child's mind with wonder. How do they fly? Where will they land? With this picture book, you are...

Things That Go - Trains Edition: Trains for Kids Books

by Baby Professor

Trains are the cluggity-clugs that you see racing down the tracks. Do you know all there is to know about these wheelers? If not, turn the pages of this book and start learning! Picture books are highly effective...

Choo Choo! Pictures: Trains Book for Kids: Things That Go for Kids

by Baby Professor

Choo choo! Move out of the way the train is coming! This wonderful picture book teaches your children about trains using beautiful picture along with some very interesting facts. You can use this resource as...

When the Office Went to War

by Clare Horrie & Kathryn Phelps

During the course of the First World War, staff of the Great Western Railway's Audit Office sent letters and photographs back to their employer in Paddington, which were in turn collated into monthly "newsletters†?...

Contemporary Perspective on LMS Railway Signalling Vol 2

by Allen Jackson

For over 150 years Britain's railways have relied on a system of semaphore signalling, but by 2020, all semaphore signals and lineside signal boxes will be gone. In his previous book, author Allen Jackson covered...

Derailed by Bankruptcy: Life after the Reading Railroad

by Howard H. Lewis & John C. Spychalski

What happened when the US government stopped investing in railroads and started investing in highways and air travel? By the late 1970s, six major eastern railroads had declared bankruptcy. Although he didn't...

Professor Porsche's Wars: The Secret Life of Legendary Engineer Ferdinand Porsche who Armed Two Belligerents Through Four Decades

by Karl Ludvigsen

Regarded as one of the great automotive engineers of the twentieth century, Ferdinand Porsche is well remembered today for his remarkable automotive designs including the Volkswagen Beetle and Auto Union Grand...

The Illustrated History of the Rat Rod: The People, the Cars, and the Culture

by Jr. , Steve Thaemert & Rick Loxton

Defined by author and Rat Rod Magazine editor Steve Thaemert, Jr. as the “blue-collar hot rod,” a the term “rat rod” refers to a custom car built with creativity, ingenuity, and individuality. Less of...

The American Railway: Its Construction, Development, Management, and Trains

by Thomas Curtis Clarke & Jeff Smith

The early history of the American railroad by the man the New York Times calls “one of the best-known civil engineers in America.”

The American Railway provides an exciting look at the railroad industry in...

Devotion: An Epic Story of Heroism, Friendship, and Sacrifice

by Adam Makos

For readers of Unbroken comes an unforgettable tale of courage from America’s “forgotten war” in Korea, by the New York Times bestselling author of A Higher Call.

Devotion tells the inspirational story...

Porsche 924/928/944/968

by Glen Smale

The story of Porsche's front-engined, water-cooled transaxle cars, Porsche 924/928/944/968 contains interviews with several of Porsche's key engineers, designers and modellers who worked on the car in period....

Flight Lessons 2: Advanced Flight: How Eddie Learned the Best Way to Learn

by James Albright, Chris Manno & Chris Parker

The flight lessons include: a 60-to-1 engineer-to-pilot translation, aim versus touchdown points, asymmetric thrust, cabin fires, circling approaches, course reversals (ICAO), crew resource management, descent...

Mopar B-Body Restoration: 1966 - 1970

by Kevin Shaw & Mike Wilkins

This book offers an in-depth resource for restoring a Mopar B-Body.

Narratives of the Wreck of the Whale-Ship Essex

by Owen Chase

In 1819, the American whaler Essex was sailing deep into the great equatorial hunting grounds of the Pacific when it was destroyed by a maddened sperm whale. By all reports, the 85-foot whale deliberately rammed...

Amazing Barn Finds and Roadside Relics: Musty Mustangs, Hidden Hudsons, Forgotten Fords, and Other Lost Automotive Gems

by Ryan Brutt

Something that to the rest of the world is nothing but a forgotten automotive hulk slowly degenerating into a pile of iron oxide is to the car enthusiast something so much more. Like those who restore Victorian...

Ford Small-Block Engine Parts Interchange

by George Reid

Focused entirely on the small-block engines of the Windsor and Cleveland families, learn what factory parts interchange across Ford engines.