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Product Description: In the early years of the Industrial Revolution, canals formed the arteries of Britain. Most waterways were local concerns, carrying cargoes over short distances and fitted into regional groups with their own boat types linked to the major river estuaries...read more

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9781784420505 | Shire Pubns, April 18, 2017, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: In the early years of the Industrial Revolution, canals formed the arteries of Britain.

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Product Description: The first comprehensive account of fire and rescue boats in America, this profusely illustrated book sheds light on a heroic tradition dating to the nineteenth century. From coast to coast and in cities large and small, it documents everything from battleship-size fireboats so powerful their monitors could reduce concrete structures to rubble, to small water-jet-powered fireboats, and everything in between...read more

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9780764352713 | Schiffer Pub Ltd, February 28, 2017, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: The first comprehensive account of fire and rescue boats in America, this profusely illustrated book sheds light on a heroic tradition dating to the nineteenth century.

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Product Description: Take a fanciful journey into the world of vintage camping trailers through the stories of their owners. Almost 400 photos offer a peek at the rare, the unique, the coveted, and the just plain adorable. Tag along to a vintage trailer rally, visit an all-girls camp, and check out the decor of these jewels―ranging from original birch paneling, chenille bedspreads, and a period-perfect Dixie stove, to a "Sharkstream" trailer-as-art-installation...read more

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9780764351280 | Schiffer Pub Ltd, February 28, 2017, cover price $34.99 | About this edition: Take a fanciful journey into the world of vintage camping trailers through the stories of their owners.

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Product Description: Britain is a country in love with its railway past. Nowhere else do the workhorses of the age of steam exert such a pull; in no other country is the nostalgia for the days when the railways extended to every corner of the kingdom so strong...read more

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9781784421236 | Shire Pubns, February 21, 2017, cover price $13.00 | About this edition: Britain is a country in love with its railway past.

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Product Description: From its development in the 1800s, the locomotive has had a huge impact on all aspects of British life as it has carried travelers and freight across the country. Beyond its impact on the nation's economy and daily commute, the loco also spawned a new enthusiasm--train spotting...read more

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9781472820488, titled "Loco Spotter’s Guide" | Osprey Pub Co, February 21, 2017, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: From its development in the 1800s, the locomotive has had a huge impact on all aspects of British life as it has carried travelers and freight across the country.

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Product Description: In the 1950s and 1960s, British sports cars ruled the road, and their charge was led by Triumphs. From the TR2, its first modern sports car, Triumph went on to produce a host of classic sports designs, such as the Spitfire, GT, and Stag, as well as more TR models, before ending with the TR7 in the late 1970s...read more

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9781784420413 | Shire Pubns, February 21, 2017, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: In the 1950s and 1960s, British sports cars ruled the road, and their charge was led by Triumphs.
9780852639269 | Shire Pubns, August 1, 1997, cover price $8.50 | About this edition: With the TR2, Standard Triumph established itself as a major sports car manufacturer.

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Product Description: Britain's railways have been a vital part of national life for nearly 200 years. Transforming lives and landscapes, they have left their mark on everything from timekeeping to tourism. As a self-contained world governed by distinctive rules and traditions, the network also exerts a fascination all its own...read more

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9781846682131 | Profile Books Ltd, February 14, 2017, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Britain's railways have been a vital part of national life for nearly 200 years.

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Product Description: The 1950s was a fascinating decade for the great liners. After the global devastation that had gone before, shipyards were creating one new liner after another, it seemed, to rebuild and renew passenger ship services all over the world...read more

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9780750963077 | History Pr Ltd, February 1, 2017, cover price $36.95 | About this edition: The 1950s was a fascinating decade for the great liners.

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Product Description: With riveting facts, figures, quotes, and statistics from the high-flying world of aviation, From Airbus to Zeppelin has it all. D is for Desert Island Discs: just what would Dambuster Guy Gibson have liked on marooned on his desert island? E is for Everest: did you know that two Scotsmen were the first to fly over the magnificent mountain? F is for Faster than the sun: which aircraft was the first to fly faster than the Earth’s rotation? This is a must-read for anyone—and may even win the reader a pub quiz or two...read more

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9780750968386 | History Pr Ltd, February 1, 2017, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: With riveting facts, figures, quotes, and statistics from the high-flying world of aviation, From Airbus to Zeppelin has it all.

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Product Description: In recent years the importance of the personal element in locomotive design and operation has increasingly come to the fore. No longer do authors attempt to compile articles which state that ‘Mr X built a class of 6’ 4-4-0s…’ because, as in the case of someone like Wainwright, he had little part in their design...read more

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9781445656052 | Amberley Pub Plc, January 31, 2017, cover price $24.50 | About this edition: In recent years the importance of the personal element in locomotive design and operation has increasingly come to the fore.

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Product Description: Designed for use in formal Air Force training, the U.S. Air Force Survival Handbook was written to help a pilot who finds him or herself in a hostile environment. For the more general reader, it offers a complete and comprehensive manual of outdoor survival techniques...read more

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9781510709140 | 2 edition (Skyhorse Pub Co Inc, January 31, 2017), cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Designed for use in formal Air Force training, the U.

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Product Description: Founded in 1873, the Holland America Line provided services carrying passengers and freight between the Netherlands and North America. When World War II ended, only nine of its 25 ships had survived, and the company set about rebuilding...read more

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9781445658834 | Amberley Pub Plc, January 31, 2017, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Founded in 1873, the Holland America Line provided services carrying passengers and freight between the Netherlands and North America.

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Product Description: Mechanical signal boxes and semaphore signals are the last vestige of Victorian technology still to be found on Britain’s railways. Still surviving against all the odds in a digital era, only a few hundred ‘boxes’ remain in use out of the ten thousand originally built to control train movements across every inch of the network...read more

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9781445656175 | Amberley Pub Plc, January 31, 2017, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Mechanical signal boxes and semaphore signals are the last vestige of Victorian technology still to be found on Britain’s railways.

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Product Description: The loss of the Costa Concordia in 2012 shocked many when 32 passengers died on a luxury liner—yet in mid-Victorian times, more lives than this were lost in shipwrecks every week. The sinking of the SS London in 1866 provoked incredulity because of the especially heavy death toll: a large, new, luxury liner en route to Australia went down shortly after leaving England...read more

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9781445656540 | Amberley Pub Plc, January 31, 2017, cover price $24.50 | About this edition: The loss of the Costa Concordia in 2012 shocked many when 32 passengers died on a luxury liner—yet in mid-Victorian times, more lives than this were lost in shipwrecks every week.

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Product Description: It is hard, from a distance of nearly two centuries, to imagine the impact the coming of the railways must have had at the start of the nineteenth century. Their physical impact was dramatic enough – great mechanical horses, breathing fire and smoke and drawing impossibly heavy trains at unimaginable speeds, across a landscape transformed by the embankments and cuttings, viaducts and tunnels their passage demanded...read more

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9781445659527 | Reprint edition (Amberley Pub Plc, January 31, 2017), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: It is hard, from a distance of nearly two centuries, to imagine the impact the coming of the railways must have had at the start of the nineteenth century.

Product Description: Following on from 'Great Yacht Designs by Alfred Mylne, 1921 to 1945', Ian Nicolson explores the designs of the second Alfred Mylne.

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9781445649283 | Amberley Pub Plc, January 31, 2017, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Following on from 'Great Yacht Designs by Alfred Mylne, 1921 to 1945', Ian Nicolson explores the designs of the second Alfred Mylne.

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Product Description: In Great Britain there existed a practice of naming steam locomotives. The names chosen covered many and varied subjects, however a large number of those represented direct links with military personnel, regiments, squadrons, naval vessels, aircraft, battles and associated historic events...read more

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9781473853294 | Pen & Sword, January 31, 2017, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: In Great Britain there existed a practice of naming steam locomotives.

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Product Description: In the decades leading up to 1970s, passenger air transport was the preserve of the well-to-do who flew on airliners driven by propellers. Over the next few years all this was about to change. The passenger air transport industry underwent a great transformation with the introduction of many innovations that established the foundations for today...read more

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9781445653037 | Amberley Pub Plc, January 31, 2017, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: In the decades leading up to 1970s, passenger air transport was the preserve of the well-to-do who flew on airliners driven by propellers.

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Product Description: Introduced in 1939, the Bedford OB is a bus and coach chassis designed to carry up to twenty-nine passengers. Although only seventy-three were produced before the outbreak of the Second World War, production was restarted after the end of the war and continued until 1951 with more than 12,000 chassis produced, making the OB one of the most popular buses of its type ever...read more

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9781445656724 | Amberley Pub Plc, January 31, 2017, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Introduced in 1939, the Bedford OB is a bus and coach chassis designed to carry up to twenty-nine passengers.

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Product Description: Before the development of canals, railways or metalled roads, the quickest and most effective means of transporting goods from one point to another in Britain was by the use of coastal shipping, shallow-draft boats travelling between the ports of the British Isles...read more

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9781445658810 | Amberley Pub Plc, January 31, 2017, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Before the development of canals, railways or metalled roads, the quickest and most effective means of transporting goods from one point to another in Britain was by the use of coastal shipping, shallow-draft boats travelling between the ports of the British Isles.

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Product Description: The Cessna 310 broke new ground in general aviation when it appeared in 1953. It remained in production for nearly thirty years and nearly 6,000 were built. This book reviews the type’s origins, competitors and development, including the many variants produced...read more

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9780764352263 | Schiffer Pub Ltd, January 28, 2017, cover price $34.99 | About this edition: The Cessna 310 broke new ground in general aviation when it appeared in 1953.

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Product Description: In the 1950s and 1960s, luxury car buyers, from government ministers to captains of industry, almost invariably bought British. These were stately, dignified, and grand vehicles, with many featuring leather interiors and wood trim...read more

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9781784420642, titled "British Luxury Cars of the 1950s and ’60s" | Shire Pubns, January 24, 2017, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: In the 1950s and 1960s, luxury car buyers, from government ministers to captains of industry, almost invariably bought British.

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Product Description: After the Second World War, the drive for the modernization of Britain's railways ushered in a new breed of locomotive: the Diesel. Diesel-powered trains had been around for some time, but faced with a coal crisis and the Clean Air Act in the 1950s, it was seen as a part of the solution for British Rail...read more

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9781784420338, titled "British Diesel Locomotives of the 1950s and ‘60s" | Shire Pubns, January 24, 2017, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: After the Second World War, the drive for the modernization of Britain's railways ushered in a new breed of locomotive: the Diesel.

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Product Description: The long-departed Steve McQueen is still the coolest man on two wheels. Get an intimate look at his coolest bikes right here, right now, in McQueen's Motorcycles.Even thirty years after his death, Steve McQueen remains a cultural icon...read more

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9780760351758 | Motorbooks Intl, January 15, 2017, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The long-departed Steve McQueen is still the coolest man on two wheels.

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