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Oakville's Flower: The History of HMCS Oakville

by Sean E. Livingston

A detailed look at a Canadian World War II corvette HMCS Oakville and its legacy. Corvettes, humble heroes of the war in the Atlantic, played a pivotal role for the Royal Canadian Navy. Both at sea and to the...

60 Years Behind the Wheel: The Cars We Drove in Canada, 1900-1960

by Bill Sherk

From rumble seats to running boards, this book captures the thrill of motoring in Canada from the dawn of the twentieth century to 1960.

Alligators of the North: The Story of the West & Peachey Steam Warping Tugs

by Harry Barrett & Clarence F. Coons

In 1889, John West and James Peachey unveiled their new invention, a steam warping tug that would revolutionize the Canadian pine-logging industry. These tugs became known as northern alligators and helped loggers...

Storms of Controversy: The Secret Avro Arrow Files Revealed

by Palmiro Campagna & Major-General Richard Rohmer

The development of the Avro Arrow was a remarkable Canadian achievement. Its cancellation prompted questions that have long gone unanswered. Who was involved? Did Arrow technology find its way into the American...

Dancing in the Sky: The Royal Flying Corps in Canada

by C.W. Hunt

Dancing in the Sky is the first complete telling of the First World War fighter pilottraining initiative established by the British in response to losses occurring in European skies in 1916.

Fords of the Fifties

by Michael Parris

A complete work of art and information about Ford cars during this romantic decade of chrome, fins, and dual exhausts. Much of the color photography is by author Mike Parris, one of the country's foremost automotive...

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.”...

The Rocket Man: And Other Extraordinary Characters in the History of Flight

by David Darling

The wonder of flight has long captured the human imagination. In this beguiling history — ranging from the first aircraft to astronauts and beyond — David Darling tells the stories of the colorful adventurers...

Mavericks of the Sky: The First Daring Pilots of the U.S. Air Mail

by Barry Rosenberg & Catherine Macaulay

It was the pilots of the U.S. Air Mail service who made it possible for flight to evolve from an impractical and deadly fad to today's worldwide network of airlines. Nicknamed "The Suicide Club," this small...

Muncie 4-Speed Transmissions: How to Rebuild & Modify

by Paul Cangialosi

Paul Cangialosi has created an indispensible reference to Muncie 4-speeds that guides you through each stage of the rebuild process.

Detroit Speed's How to Build a Pro Touring Car

by Tommy Lee Byrd & Kyle Tucker

Learn about the history of Detroit Speed Engineering and how they design their performance parts.

Harley-Davidson: A History of the World's Most Famous Motorcycle

by Margie Siegal

Harley-Davidson: words that evoke the open American road and the “Made  in America” tradition like no others. The sweeping chopper handlebars, the distinctive throaty low speed rumble  of the engine and...

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...

Aircraft Materials and Analysis

by Tariq Siddiqui

Complete coverage of aircraft design, manufacturing, and maintenance

Aircraft Materials and Analysis addresses aircraft design, mechanical and structural factors in aviation, flight loads, structural integrity,...

The Woman and the Car: A Chatty Little Handbook for the Edwardian Motoriste

by Dorothy Levitt

The Woman and the Car is a faithfully reproduced, quirky classic from the dawn of motoring - and a testament to womankind's perennial claim on the steering wheel! Take a spin through a time - 1909 to be exact...

"TV" Tommy Ivo: Drag Racing's Master Showman

by Tom Cotter & Don Prudhomme

In the early 1960s, Tommy Ivo had the world in the palm of his hands. Still a young man, he was already a star of television and film with a promising Hollywood future ahead of him. Then his producers told him...

Polar Winds: A Century of Flying the North

by Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail

With historical research and rare interviews, explore the highs and lows of aviation north of the 60th parallel. This journey takes readers from hot air balloons above the Klondike gold fields, to international...

50 Shades of Rust

by Tom Cotter

101 barn-find tales sure to entice any car collector. In recent years, the quest to find and restore forgotten automotive gems has generated a cult-like following - a very large cult-like following. So large,...

Airplane Flying Handbook: FAA-H-8083-3A

by Federal Aviation Administration & David Soucie

The Federal Aviation Administration’s Airplane Flying Handbook provides pilots, student pilots, aviation instructors, and aviation specialists with information on every topic needed to qualify for and excel...

Volkswagen Beetle: A Celebration of the World's Most Popular Car

by Richard Copping

Few if any cars have achieved the iconic status of Volkswagen's classic, much-loved Beetle. With origins in Nazi Germany, it was rescued post-war by the British and enjoyed a meteoric rise in the late 60s. Volkswagen's...