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McQueen's Machines: The Cars and Bikes of a Hollywood Icon

by Matt Stone & Chad McQueen

No other Hollywood star has been so closely linked with cars and bikes, from the 1968 Ford Mustang GT Fastback he drove in Bullitt (in the greatest car chase of all time) to the Triumph motorcycle of The Great...


Prague Travel Guide

by Michael Brein

Michael Brein's Prague Travel Guide helps you get to the city's top 50 points of interest easily and cheaply using Prague's excellent Metro and tram system. From the Charles Bridge to Prague Castle, with this...


Captain Kidd: The Hunt for the Truth

by Craig Cabell, Graham Thomas & Allan Richards

The execution of Captain William Kidd on 23 May 1701 is one of the most controversial and revealing episodes in the long history of piracy. The legend that has grown up around Kidd's final voyage, his concealed...


One Percenter: The Legend of the Outlaw Biker

by Dave Nichols & Kim Peterson

From the editor-in-chief of Easyriders magazine, One Percenter presents an unprecedented social analysis of American outlaw biker culture. A longtime biker and self-proclaimed nonconformist, Dave Nichols is...


NASCAR Off The Record

by Brock Yates

Like any giant enterprise, the NASCAR we see today is very different from the regional race series launched by a visionary Bill France in the late 1940s. Few writers are as intimately aware of that history as...


Railroads Across North America: An Illustrated History

by Claude Wiatrowski

From the first steam-powered locomotives of the early nineteenth century to the high-speed commuter trains of today, the American railroad has been a great engine powering the nations growth and industry.

This...


Biker's Handbook: Becoming Part of the Motorcycle Culture

by Jay Barbieri & Michele Smith

There are millions of new motorcyclists hitting the blacktop every year. But being part of the American motorcycle culture takes more than just wanting to be cool. It takes a passion for the open road, freedom,...


The Cobra in the Barn: Great Stories of Automotive Archaeology

by Tom Cotter & Peter Egan

Now in paperback for the first time, here is the classic version of a car lover's fairy tale:  You look into an old abandoned barn or garage or warehouse--and there's the car you've searched for your whole...


Bridges Explained: What They Do and How They Work

by Trevor Yorke

Bridges are keys to communication, but also they are graceful and spectacular pieces of architecture. Trevor Yorke's book, filled with illustrations, explains their history and principals of construction, leaving...


Burch at the Helm: Navigation and Weather Articles from the Pages of Blue Water Sailing Magazine

by David Burch & Tobias Burch

The articles included here were originally published in Blue Water Sailing magazine over a period of several years. They cover diverse topics, but each is intended to enhance the safety and efficiency of navigation....


Command Companion of Seamanship Techniques

by David House

The Command Companion of Seamanship Techniques is the latest work from the well-respected marine author, D J House. It contains all the information needed for command posts at sea.

· All aspects of shipboard...


Wings of Opportunity: The Wright Brothers in Montgomery, Alabama, 1910

by Julie Hedgepeth Williams

In 1910, Orville and Wilbur Wright opened the first US civilian flight school in Montgomery, Alabama. The Wright Brothers hoped to find a climate warmer and more hospitable to flying than their company base...


How to Rebuild Your Nissan & Datsun OHC Engine

by Tom Monroe

For all Nissan and Datsun 4- and 6-cylinder L-series engines. L13, L14, L16, L18, L20A, L20B, L24, L26, L28. Parts identification and interchange. Concise text leads you through each engine rebuilding step....


Standard Catalog of John Deere Tractors 1st

by Robert Pripps

This well researched, all-color reference spans some of the most developmentally significant years of John Deere production history. Listings for each model produced between 1917 and 1972 include features, history,...


Ford Flathead V-8 Builder's Handbook 1932-1953: Restorations, Street Rods, Race Cars

by Frank Oddo

Explains every facet of rebuilding the famous flathead Ford V8, from disassembly, reconditioning the block (boring, valve seats, crankshaft, rods and pistons and balancing), to final assembly.


Ferrari

by Larry Edsall & Dennis Adler

Ferrari has been producing race and road cars for more than 60 years. In the distinctive "Ferrari Red," legendary cars with names like Monza, Testa Rossa, and Daytona turn heads from Monaco to Japan and around...


International Maritime Transport Costs: Market Structures and Network Configurations

by Gordon Wilmsmeier

Based on in-depth empirical research, this book develops our understanding of maritime transport costs, the maritime industry and the competitiveness of regions in a global market environment through a geographical...


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...