• Travel & holiday
      January 2014

      12 Day Trips from London

      A simple guide for those who want to see more than the capital

      by Maldon, Dee

      Aimed at visitors who want to see more than the capital – but don’t want to drive or vacate their hotel room. This little book provides information on using public transport to visit Cambridge, Oxford and Stratford-upon-Avon, as well as les

    • Trains & railways: general interest
      June 2015

      BRITISH STEAM LOCOMOTIVES

      The steam trains of Great Britain shown in 200 photographs

      by Mirco De Cet

      Enthusiasm for historical steam locomotives never ceases to amaze. There are more Heritage Lines now than ever before, and more and more people are spending their weekends participating in Special Weekends , Santa Specials and many other steam events.

    • Tractors & farm vehicles: general interest
      January 2018

      TRACTORS & FARM MACHINERY

      A comprehensive directory of tractors from around the world including the great marques and manufacturers

      by John Carroll

      The history of the tractor is one of rapid development, from the turn of the 20th century when it was a substitute for the horse, to today's sophisticated machines which boast a range of technologically advanced equipment. This fact-packed encyclopedia ch

    • Trains & railways: general interest
      February 2018

      AN ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPEDIA OF LOCOMOTIVES

      A guide to the golden age of train engines from 1830 to 2000

      by Colin Garratt

      From the early years of steam power to today's aweinspiring high-speed passenger trains, this book spans nearly two centuries of locomotive history. It covers the first designs of the 1830s, early North American freight trains, the golden age of railways

    • Road transport & haulage trades
      June 2018

      THE ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPEDIA OF TRUCKS

      A guide to classic and contemporary trucks around the world, including 700 photographs

      by Peter J. Davies

      This wonderfully illustrated book begins with a history of the truck, covering its origins, evolution, and the early pioneers of truck design and engineering. A wide variety of trucks are featured, with more than 700 photographs, from general load carrier

    • Military & naval ships
      December 2018

      THE WORLD ENCYCLOPEDIA OF BATTLESHIPS

      An illustrated history of pre-dreadnoughts, dreadnoughts, battleships and battle cruisers from 1860 onwards

      by Peter Hore

      This meticulously researched book begins with a history of the battleship, from the first ironclad wooden hulled ships of the 19th century to the revolutionary Dreadnoughts of World War I and the mighty battleships and battle cruisers of World War II. It

    • Military & naval ships
      April 2014

      AIRCRAFT CARRIERS AND NAVAL AIRCRAFT

      An illustrated history of aircraft carriers and the naval aircraft that launch from them, from the first airships and zeppelins through to today's modern warships and jets

      by Bernard Ireland Francis Crosby

      This meticulously researched and illustrated book focuses on the evolution of aircraft carriers and naval aircraft. It features chronological histories and comprehensive directories of the world's most important aviation ships and aircraft, including the

    • Aircraft: general interest
      September 2011

      THE COMPLETE ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE SPITFIRE

      The history of Britain's most iconic aircraft of World War II, in 250 photographs

      by Nigel Cawthorne

      This engrossing book retells the story of the iconic aircraft of World War I. It goes into the heart of the action, showing what it was like to fly a spitfire in the Battle of Britain, and tells the moving stories of the brave young pilots who flew this a

    • Aircraft: general interest
      September 2011

      THE COMPLETE ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE LANCASTER BOMBER

      The history of Britain's greatest night bomber of World War II, in more than 275 photographs

      by Nigel Cawthorne

      The Lancaster Bomber led the air offensive in the darkest days of World War II. This book describes how the plane was developed to fit into an entirely new role in warfare, and explains how the Lancaster could take the war to the enemy to devastating effe

    • Military & naval ships
      February 2011

      An Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Battleships

      Examines the origins and evolution of early battleships, from the Gloire and Warr ior through to the Erzherzog class.

      by Peter Hore

      This meticulously researched book examines the history and evolution of battleships prior to the development of Dreadnoughts in the early 20th century. These early armed and armoured monster vessels of the Victorian era represent the evolution of what bec

    • Teaching, Language & Reference
      August 2014

      ILLUSTRATED TRANSPORT ENCYCLOPEDIA: WORLD WAR FIGHTER AIRCRAFT

      Featuring photographs from the Imperial War Museum

      by Francis Crosby

      Since World War I, fighter planes have played a crucial role in history: they have won wars, prevented wars and defended nations from aggressors. This book is a fully illustrated guide to over 100 of these history-making aeroplanes. It contains an A <a

    • Trains & railways: general interest
      September 2014

      THE ULTIMATE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF STEAM & RAIL

      The golden age of steam locomotives The landmark engines The railway pioneers The great train journeys

      by Colin Garrett & Max Wade-Matthews

      A comprehensive history and development of the train, from the great steam engines of the 1830s to the electronic speed trains of the present day Contains accounts of 95 of the world's most legendary railway journeys, including departure points and desti

    • Naval forces & warfare
      August 2015

      THE WORLD ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AIRCRAFT CARRIERS AND NAVAL AIRCRAFT

      Features 1100 wartime and modern identification photographs

      by Bernard Ireland Francis Crosby

      This meticulously researched and illustrated book focuses on the evolution of aircraft carriers and naval aircraft. It features chronological histories and comprehensive directories of the world s most important aviation ships and aircraft, including the

    • Military & naval ships
      July 2015

      The Encyclopaedia of Destroyers, Frigates & Submarines

      A history of destroyers, frigates and underwater vessels from around the world, including five comprehensive directories of over 380 warships and submarines

      by Bernard Ireland John Parker

      This expertly researched volume focuses on the history of destroyers, frigates and submarines. Country-bycountry directories cover the key chronological stages of each vessel, including full technical information and specification details such as origin,

    • Motor cars: general interest
      September 2015

      CLASSIC BRITISH CARS

      The golden age of the British car, featuring over 80 machines shown in 170 photographs

      by Graham Robson Michael Ware

      This book covers the first century of the British car industry. Divided into four chronological sections Veteran Era; Vintage and Thoroughbred; The Classic Years; and Modern-Day Classic it profiles over 80 of the best-loved cars of Great Britain. From

    • Motorcycles: general interest
      January 2016

      HARLEY-DAVIDSON

      The most revered motorcycle in the world shown in over 570 glorious photographs

      by Mac McDiarmid

      The Harley-Davidson motorcyle is the stuff of myth and legend - a true American icon for generations of thrill-seekers. This book charts the history and evolution of the company and the machine, from its humble beginnings to the present day, and features

    • Children's & YA
      June 2008

      Hands-On Science Projects: Transport

      Find out about engines, gravity and flight with 40 great experiments and projects

      by Chris Oxlade

      This fascinating book of scientific projects and experiments will not only explain the basic forces at work behind different forms of transport, but will also give children hours of learning fun. Each concept is clearly demonstrated by a hands-on, step-by

    • Children's & YA
      September 2008

      The Big Illustrated Book of Transport

      All about ships, trains, cars & flight with photographs, artworks and 40 step-by-step projects and experiments!

      by Chris Oxlade, Michael Harris Peter Harrison

      This book provides an in-depth insight into the different types of transport and examines how they have been used for work, trade and leisure. It looks at each method of transportation in turn, examining the developing technologies through the ages and ch

    • Travel & Transport
      August 2009

      The Complete Book of Locomotives

      A comprehensive guide to the worldÔøΩs most fabulous locomtives ÔøΩ their history and development through the ages

      by Colin Garratt

      From the early years of steam power to today s high-speed passenger trains, this authoritative volume spans nearly two centuries of history. Divided into three sections, the book is organized chronologically, documenting developments and innovations in a

    • Military aircraft

      THE ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO NAVAL AIRCRAFT

      A complete history of shipborne fighters, bombers, helicopters and flying boats, including the Grumman Helicat, F-4 Phantom, Westland Lynx and Sikorsky Seahawk

      by Francis Crosby

      This meticulously researched and illustrated book charts the complete history of naval aviation, from the pioneering days when biplanes were catapulted from converted destroyers through to the high-performance jets patrolling the world's seas today. In ad

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