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A Dream of Wings: Americans and the Airplane, 1875-1905

by Tom D. Crouch

The story of a handful of talented American engineers and adventurers who labored to conquer gravity in a flying machine.When Orville and Wilbur Wright soared over Kill Devil Hills in North Carolina's outer...


The Rock Island Line

by Bill Marvel

This richly illustrated volume tells the story of a legendary railroad whose tracks spanned the Midwest, serving farms and small-town America for more than 140 years. One of the earliest railroads to build westward...


British Railways in the 1970s and '80s

by Greg Morse

For British Rail, the 1970s was a time of contrasts, when bad jokes about sandwiches and pork pies often belied real achievements, like increasing computerisation and the arrival of the high-speed Inter-City...


Mini

by Gillian Bardsley

The Mini was born in an age of austerity and shortage, intended to widen the base of motoring by making it more affordable for the average family. Ironically it would become something very different, a modern...


Airstream: The Silver RV

by Tara Cox

The Airstream is an eye-catching vintage classic. First appearing on American highways in the mid-1930s, these sleek aluminum icons were compact, cozy spaces that could hitched to the family car and taken out...


Liberalization in Aviation: Competition, Cooperation and Public Policy

by Peter Forsyth & David Gillen

The transition from regulated to liberalized industries has attracted a substantial amount of research which can be distilled to three main questions: 1. What are the forces that have given rise to regulatory...


Vulcan: God of Fire

by Tim McLelland

Vulcan: God of Fire is a historical account of Britain's nuclear deterrent force, the development of atomic/thermonuclear weapons and the bombers. It includes a description of the design, development and manufacture...


Under the Wires at Tally Ho: Trams and Trolleybuses of North London 1905-1962

by David Berguer

Today pollution-free transport is high on the political agenda yet it is sometimes forgotten that electric vehicles ran on the streets of London from the early 1900s until 1962. This book tells the story of...


Lost Off Trevose: The Shipwrecks of Cornwall's Trevose Head

by Brian French

Trevose Head, the land mass jutting out into the Atlantic from North Cornwall's shore has been called the 'Lizard' of the North Coast. This inhospitable coast has seen many disasters over the centuries, from...


Chevelle/Elcamino Handbook HP1428

by Various

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA


Risk Management Handbook: FAA-H-8083-2

by Federal Aviation Administration

Every day in the United States, over two million men, women, and children step onto an aircraft and place their lives in the hands of strangers. As anyone who has ever flown knows, modern flight offers unparalleled...


Small-Block Chevy Engine Buildups HP1400

by Various

How to build small-block Chevy engines for maximum performance. Includes sections on heads, cams, exhaust systems, induction modifications, dyno-tested engine combinations, and complete engine build-ups.


Basic Ship Theory, Combined Volume

by E. C. Tupper & KJ Rawson

Rawson and Tupper's Basic Ship Theory, first published in 1968, is widely known as the standard introductory text for naval architecture students, as well as being a useful reference for the more experienced...


The Bugatti Story

by William Boddy

“… Ettore Bugatti was by common consent one of the most brilliant designers ever to work in the automotive field. He produced a greater range of models than any other single designer ever has done: racing...


Pass Your Day Skipper

by David Fairhall & Mike Peyton

Both concise and comprehensive, this out-and-out 'crammer' covers all the essentials of the RYA Day Skipper syllabus, arranged and highlighted to make revising easier and now updated and expanded for the fifth...


Dirt Track Chassis and SuspensionHP1511: Advanced Setup and Design Technology for Dirt Track Racing

by The Editors Of Circle Track Magazine

Don't just make it fast-make it state-of-the-art.

Comprehensive and fully illustrated, this technical guide covers all aspects of setup and design for dirt track racing.


Stock Car Racing Engine TechnologyHP1506: Advanced Engine Theory and Design for All Levels of Circle Track Racing

How to Build 1934-'35 Chevy St RodsHP1514: Step-by-Step Assembly Instructions for a 1934 Chevy Replica

Engine Cooling Systems HP1425: Cooling System Theory, Design and Performance For Drag Racing, Road Racing,Circle Track, Street Rods, Musclecars, Impor

How to Modify Your Mopar Magnum V-8HP1473: A Step-by-Step Guide to Modifying Magnum Series Engines forHigh PerformanceStreet and Racing Applications