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The Arctic Schooner Bowdoin: One Hundred Years of Wind, Sea, and Ice Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781608937646
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Published: Down East Books - October 15th, 2021

The schooner Bowdoin was designed and built in 1921 in Maine under the direction of naval officer and explorer Donald MacMillan. She is the only American schooner built specifically for Arctic exploration, and has sailed above the Arctic Circle 21 times. Though named for Bowdoin College, the Bowdoin is owned by the Maine Maritime Academy, where it is used in the sail training program.


Auto Erotica: A Grand Tour Through Classic Car Brochures of the 1960s to 1980s Cover Image
By Jonny Trunk, Damon Murray (Editor), Stephen Sorrell (Editor)
$34.95
ISBN: 9781916218444
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Published: Fuel - October 5th, 2021

Automania Cover Image
By Juliet Kinchin, Paul Galloway (Text by (Art/Photo Books)), Andrew Gardner (Text by (Art/Photo Books))
$29.95
ISBN: 9781633451278
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Published: Museum of Modern Art - August 3rd, 2021

The Big Book of Tiny Cars: A Century of Diminutive Automotive Oddities Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780760370629
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Published: Motorbooks - December 21st, 2021

Richly illustrated and entertainingly written, The Big Book of Tiny Cars presents lively profiles of the automotive world’s most famous—and infamous—microcars and subcompacts from 1901 to today.

From tiny homes to little lending libraries and even tiny food, people everywhere are resetting the premium they put on size.


The Complete Book of Classic Ford Tractors: Every Model 1917-1996 (Complete Book Series) Cover Image
By Andrew Morland (By (photographer)), Robert N. Pripps
$45.00
ISBN: 9780760370643
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Published: Motorbooks - November 2nd, 2021

Here's your beautifully photographed one-stop source for everything you ever wanted to know about the immensely popular classic Ford tractors.

First manufactured in 1917, Ford tractors (initially sold under the Fordson name, a contraction of Henry Ford & Son) were, thanks to mass production, the first affordable and reliable machines that allowed small farmers to repl


Epic Train Journeys Cover Image
By Gestalten (Editor), Monisha Rajesh (Editor)
$60.00
ISBN: 9783967040203
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Published: Gestalten - November 16th, 2021

The Luxury of Private Aviation Cover Image
By Teneues (Editor)
$75.00
ISBN: 9783961712649
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Published: Te Neues Publishing Company - May 17th, 2022

- A lavishly-illustrated book on the luxurious world of private flying - 150 photos and exclusive insights from the Head of Client Services at Luxaviation - A must-have coffee table book for all luxury travel lovers Elegant, exclusive, and sparkling with champagne: welcome to the world of jet-set glamour.


A Brief History of Motion: From the Wheel, to the Car, to What Comes Next Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781635573619
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - August 17th, 2021

From the bestselling author of A History of the World in 6 Glasses, an eye-opening road trip through 5,500 years of humans on the go, revealing how transportation inevitably shapes civilization.


The History of Speed: The Quest to Go Faster, from the Dawn of the Motor Car to the Speed of Sound Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780228103547
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Published: Firefly Books - September 10th, 2021

Ever since we built machines that could transport us, there has been a desire to find ways to make them go faster. For some, going faster isn't enough -- they want to be the fastest. This book celebrates those who have built the machines and driven them at ever greater speeds. This is The History of Speed.


Leith Shipyards 1918-1939 Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781849954815
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Published: Whittles - August 7th, 2021

This volume includes some very famous ships with tales of adventure and new trade routes, also sadness, the launch and then the loss of the largest sailing ship ever built in a British shipyard - the five-masted auxiliary sailing barque, Kobenhavn. It recounts the days when shipbuilding should have flourished and into the tough times of the Great Depression.


One Hundred and Sixty Minutes: The Race to Save the RMS Titanic Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781633886971
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Published: Prometheus Books - September 1st, 2021

One hundred and sixty minutes. That is all the time rescuers would have before the largest ship in the world slipped beneath the icy Atlantic. There was amazing heroism and astounding incompetence against the backdrop of the most advanced ship in history sinking by inches with luminaries from all over the world.


Airframe Test Guide 2022: Pass Your Test and Know What Is Essential to Become a Safe, Competent Amt from the Most Trusted Source in Aviation Tra Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781644251478
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Published: Aviation Supplies & Academics - November 15th, 2021

Rely on the most trusted source in aviation training with ASA's Fast-Track Test Guides to prepare for your FAA AMT Knowledge Exams. Test questions are supported with answers, thorough and succinct explanations, and references for further study.