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Evolution of International Aviation: Phoenix Rising

by Dawna L. Rhoades

As with the previous two editions, Evolution of International Aviation reviews the historical development of the international aviation system. From this foundation it then provides an updated and expanded account...


Weekend Projects for Your Classic Corvette 1953-1982

by Tom Benford

A large part of enjoying your classic Corvette is the weekends spent tinkering before a Sunday drive. Whether updating to a modern brake or suspension system, repairing wear and tear, or installing a custom...


Convertibles

by Dennis Adler

Convertibles (in the First Gear series) is a celebration of the classic drop-top, from the earliest of coach cars where convertible style was the norm, to the high-end sports cars of today. Today's convertible...


The Old Patagonian Express: By Train Through the Americas

by Paul Theroux

Starting with a rush-hour subway ride to South Station in Boston to catch the Lake Shore Limited to Chicago, Theroux winds up on the poky, wandering Old Patagonian Express steam engine, which comes to a halt...


Mister Moffat's Road

by Stan Moore & Kathryn Moore

Rollins Pass....The Ski Train....Moffat Tunnel....names from Colorado's railroad heyday. This book tells a gripping story. It is about the building of Colorado's most famous railroad, and how the state became...


Motor City Muscle: The High-Powered History of the American Musclecar

by Mike Mueller

This is the high-performance tale of what was undoubtedly the fastest, loosest era in automotive history. Through the 1960s and into the 1970s, America's carmakers fought an unbridled war for street supremacy....


A Day in the Life of a Pilot

by Randal Agostini

Every time you board an airplane, there are questions: Who are the people in the cockpit? Is this journey going to be safe and comfortable? What is this industry all about? Even people involved in aviation ask...


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...


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 Electric Vehicle Conversion Handbook HP1568

by Mark Warner

A guide on how to convert any gas- or diesel-powered vehicle to electric power. Includes ownership advantages, basic EV operation, subsystems, components, basic EV operation, project vehicles, and conversion...


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,...


Be Your Own Boat Surveyor

by Dag Pike

Boats are expensive and they are complicated - unless you are going to pay a professional to carry out a survey (at yet more expense) it is invaluable to be able to:

- quickly assess a potential purchase for...


Your First Atlantic Crossing 4th edition

by Les Weatheritt

Answering all of the important questions, this book shows not just how to sail an ocean for the first time, but also how to enjoy it. There are insights into the social as well as nautical reality of preparing...


Surveying Yachts and Small Craft

by Paul Stevens

This is the only book linked to a practical surveying course. Highly practical in nature, and packed with detailed close-up photography, step by step procedures, and helpful checklists, this definitive handbook...


British River Navigations

by Stuart Fisher

Britain's rivers deserve to be better known. Teeming with wildlife, steeped in history, sporting bridges, docks and stunning architecture, not to mention supporting riverside pubs, waterways museums and a variety...


Learn to Navigate

by Basil Mosenthal

Learn to Navigate has been a bestseller since first publication. It is the ideal introduction for anyone wanting to learn the basics of what navigation is all about. This fourth edition is now in full colour...


Dirigible Dreams: The Age of the Airship

by C. Michael Hiam

The rise and fall of the adventurous dirigible age


Ice Ship: The Epic Voyages of the Polar Adventurer Fram

by Charles W. Johnson

The thrilling journeys of the Fram through the ice and to the poles


Hot Rods: Roadsters, Coupes, Customs

by Dain Gingerelli

When it comes to building your hot rod, you're faced with choices for everything from which go-fast goodies to slap on your mill to what paint and other eye candy might define your rod more than anything else. ...


Billy F Gibbons: Rock + Roll Gearhead

by Billy F Gibbons & Tom Vickers

Now available in paperback, Billy F Gibbons throws wide his garage and studio doors for an exclusive look at his exquisite vintage and way-out custom guitars and his influential hot rods and custom cars. From...