A fascinating collection of bizarre but true stories from nearly 200 years of railway history. Right from the very start, when George Stephenson’s famous Rocket knocked over and killed a government minister at the opening of the Liverpool to Manchester line in 1830, the world’s railways have given rise ...Show more
"Harley Davidson is much more than a motorcycle manufacturer; for over 100 years it is an iconic brand and today it stands for an entire way of life. To make the reader see and feel this way of life is the purpose of The Harley Davidson Book: we learn about the brand's history, about racing, important e ...Show more
A limited collector's edition of 1500 copies. This is the story of an incredible and very rare car. Road tests examined the 210bhp, 150mph road car's performance, magazines hailed it as one of the greatest Porsche 'specials,' and rumour says that the last front-engined models could have threatened the s ...Show more
One of America's greatest business enterprises, the Pullman Company provided outstanding service aboard a vast fleet of railroad passenger cars that could be found in almost every nook and cranny of the United States. This illustrated history examines Pullman's diverse fleet, from its spectacular custom ...Show more
Presents a pictorial history of the birth and development of manned flight. This title contains around 300 photographs from PA Photos' huge archives, spanning the whole of the 20th Century.
Recall the very best of British cars with original photography and ephemera, information on the vehicles' origins and influence, and detailed illustrations of engine features and specifications. Great British Cars of the 1930s - 1970s recaptures an era when British cars ruled the roads, and includes cla ...Show more
The closing volume of an internationally acclaimed series. "Any readers interested in the history of flying will treasure this series of] profusely illustrated books." - Booklist War and Peace in the Air, the final book in the acclaimed five-volume Aviation Century series, explores the influence of av ...Show more
A pictorial history of aviation between the World Wars. Aviation Century: The Golden Age is filled with tales of romance and adventure, of daring and bravado, as pilots break records, astound the public and prepare for war on a global scale. Their achievements became the stuff of legend, and their a ...Show more
The fourth in a five volume illustrated history of aviation explores commercial aviation, from it's inception in frail biplanes through to huge jumbo jets. Examines the wider world of aeronautics including personal aviation, helicopters and research.
Embark on a discovery of topics that children find fascinating.These fantastic pictorial reference guides will fascinate and educate children of all ages. From cats to dogs to aircraft, there is a topic that everyone will love.
This book stylishly shows you everything you might want to know about the history of the automobile. With stunning visual images and over 2,000 cars featured, the evolution of the car is tracked from decade to decade and across international borders, from India's Ambassador to Italy's Alfa Romeo. This e ...Show more
Definite visual history and glorious celebration of all things train and track. The Train Book traces the history and role of trains from the first steam engines to diesel engines and then to today's high-speed bullet trains. You'll take a journey through the most important trains of each period and see ...Show more