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Product Description: On May 8, 1945, Victory in Europe Day-shortened to "V.E. Day"-brought with it the demise of Nazi Germany. But for the Allies, the war was only half-won. Exhausted but exuberant American soldiers, ready to return home, were sent to join the fighting in the Pacific, which by the spring and summer of 1945 had turned into a gruelling campaign of bloody attrition against an enemy determined to fight to the last man...read more

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9780190616755 | Oxford Univ Pr, April 1, 2017, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: On May 8, 1945, Victory in Europe Day-shortened to "V.

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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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9780750963077 | History Pr Ltd, February 1, 2017, cover price $36.95

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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.

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: 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-draught 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-draught boats travelling between the ports of the British Isles.

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Product Description: Samuel Halpern has written widely on Titanic and often used the 1912 wreck report as a source of reference. It occurred to him one day how fascinating it would be if a team of dedicated, passionate, and expert authors were to issue a modern day report, with the knowledge we have today—what would such a report look like? In this book we have the answer...read more

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9780750967990 | Reprint edition (History Pr Ltd, January 1, 2017), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Samuel Halpern has written widely on Titanic and often used the 1912 wreck report as a source of reference.

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Product Description: The largest, most luxurious ship in the world, lost on her maiden voyage after colliding with an iceberg in mid-Atlantic, Titanic has become the stuff of legends. Built at the peak of the race between the British, French and Germans to build bigger and better ships, she was the achievement of 15,000 men in one of the world’s most advanced shipyards...read more

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9780750968317 | History Pr Ltd, January 1, 2017, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: The largest, most luxurious ship in the world, lost on her maiden voyage after colliding with an iceberg in mid-Atlantic, Titanic has become the stuff of legends.
9780752446066 | History Pr Ltd, April 15, 2008, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Looks at the Titanic and her interior design and fittings.

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Product Description: The largest, most luxurious ship in the world, wrecked on her maiden voyage after colliding with an iceberg in mid-Atlantic, has become the stuff of legends. While everyone knows the new White Star liner was glamorous and full of millionaires when she sank, few appreciate just how luxurious she was...read more

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9780750968331 | Slp edition (History Pr Ltd, January 1, 2017), cover price $215.00 | About this edition: The largest, most luxurious ship in the world, wrecked on her maiden voyage after colliding with an iceberg in mid-Atlantic, has become the stuff of legends.

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Product Description: This book looks at the Titanic’s interior design and fittings, from cobalt blue Spode china and Elkington plate silverware in the à la carte restaurant to the fixtures and fittings. This updated edition includes a new introduction, textual updates and a number of revised photographs as well as unpublished color photographs from White Star Memories Ltd...read more

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9780750968324, titled "Titanic the Ship Magnificent: Interior Design & Fitting Out" | History Pr Ltd, January 1, 2017, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: This book looks at the Titanic’s interior design and fittings, from cobalt blue Spode china and Elkington plate silverware in the à la carte restaurant to the fixtures and fittings.
9780752446264 | History Pr Ltd, April 15, 2008, cover price $75.00

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Product Description: The "Big Four" served the White Star Line for 110 years and carried around 1.5 million passengers between Liverpool and New York. Arguably, they were the most successful series of ships the company ever produced, but have been entirely overlooked in maritime literature...read more

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9780750965972 | History Pr Ltd, January 1, 2017, cover price $44.95 | About this edition: The "Big Four" served the White Star Line for 110 years and carried around 1.

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Product Description: Great disasters always attract conspiracy theories, and the sinkings of the Titanic and the Lusitania have attracted more than their share. Was the sinking of the Titanic a plot by J. P. Morgan to remove opponents to his plan to create a U...read more

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9781445653938 | Amberley Pub Plc, December 31, 2016, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Great disasters always attract conspiracy theories, and the sinkings of the Titanic and the Lusitania have attracted more than their share.

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Product Description: The eighth edition of the “Kludas” guide to passenger ships is once again a highly reliable reference work – an absolute must-have for fans of ships and cruises! Passenger ships from across the world are racking up superlatives at an incredible rate – ever bigger, ever more spectacular, ever more luxurious – and so around 80 “giants” over 10,000 GT have been added since the last edition in 2010...read more

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9783782212458 | 8 edition (Maximilian Verlag, November 1, 2016), cover price $42.95 | About this edition: The eighth edition of the “Kludas” guide to passenger ships is once again a highly reliable reference work – an absolute must-have for fans of ships and cruises!

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Product Description: Within these pages you’ll find stories of pirates holding ships to ransom and the gruesome fates of some of the shipmates who dared cross them. The sailors forever lost in the Bermuda triangle, the poor family who were encircled by a school of sharks to the spooky tales of the lighthouse haunted by drunkard lightship keeper John Herman...read more

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9781911042259 | Pavilion, November 1, 2016, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Within these pages you’ll find stories of pirates holding ships to ransom and the gruesome fates of some of the shipmates who dared cross them.

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Product Description: In the Scandinavian societies of the Viking Age the ship was omnipresent. Politically, ideologically and economically the ship played a central role, and in the military operations, which are the subject of this book, the ship and its armed crew were the fundamental means of achieving military goals...read more

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9788785180728 | Viking Ship Museum, September 30, 2016, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: In the Scandinavian societies of the Viking Age the ship was omnipresent.

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Product Description: Harley Crossley was a professional artist for over forty years. Painting in oils using knives, the range of his work included landscapes, ships, cars, traction engines and canals. In the 1960s Harley and his wife spent a month on a narrow boat cruising the canals and this was the beginning of a life-long passion for the waterways of England...read more

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9781445654324 | Casemate Pub & Book Dist Llc, August 19, 2016, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Harley Crossley was a professional artist for over forty years.

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Product Description: Ships To Remember is a beautifully illustrated collection of stories about remarkable ships. Some are famous, but many, like the tugs Yelcho, Foundation Franklin, and Turmoil are virtually unknown. The book includes two boats, the Bounty’s launch and the James Caird, which completed two of the most extraordinary voyages in maritime history, but all of the vessels had interesting and dramatic careers and were involved in many major historical incidents...read more
By Austin Dwyer (other contributor)

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9780750965903 | History Pr Ltd, August 1, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Ships To Remember is a beautifully illustrated collection of stories about remarkable ships.

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Product Description: The untold history of the maritime branches of two giants of early-twentieth-century Canadian railroads. The Grand Trunk Pacific Railway and the Canadian Northern Railway, two giants of Canadian rail transportation, each operated maritime shipping ventures during the early twentieth century...read more

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9781459735552 | Dundurn Pr Ltd, July 26, 2016, cover price $22.99 | About this edition: The untold history of the maritime branches of two giants of early-twentieth-century Canadian railroads.

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9781781555187 | Casemate Pub & Book Dist Llc, July 19, 2016, cover price $29.95

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Product Description: Following on from 'Alfred Mylne, The Leading Yacht Designer 1896-1920', Ian Nicolson introduces the first Alfred Mylne's later designs.

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9781445649085 | Casemate Pub & Book Dist Llc, July 19, 2016, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Following on from 'Alfred Mylne, The Leading Yacht Designer 1896-1920', Ian Nicolson introduces the first Alfred Mylne's later designs.

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Product Description: The technological marvel of its age, the Erie Canal grew out of a sudden fit of inspiration. Proponents didn't just dream; they built a 360-mile waterway entirely by hand and largely through wilderness. As excitement crackled down its length, the canal became the scene of the most striking outburst of imagination in American history...read more

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9781137280091, titled "Heaven's Ditch: God, Gold, and Murder on the Erie Canal" | St Martins Pr, July 5, 2016, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: The technological marvel of its age, the Erie Canal grew out of a sudden fit of inspiration.

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9781504729390, titled "Heaven's Ditch: God, Gold, and Murder on the Erie Canal" | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, July 5, 2016), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: A page-turning narrative, Heaven's Ditch offers an excitingly fresh look at a heady, foundational moment in American history.

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Product Description: While much has been written about the Titanic disaster and its victims, the tragedy sent repercussions around the world. Here Patrick Mylon explores many of the lesser-known aspects of Titanic’s legacy, telling the story around the disaster...read more

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9780750961363 | History Pr Ltd, July 1, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: While much has been written about the Titanic disaster and its victims, the tragedy sent repercussions around the world.

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