Transportation Books

Detroit Style: Car Design in the Motor City, 1950-2020 Cover Image
By Benjamin Colman, William Porter (Contributions by), Edward Welburn (Contributions by), Ralph Gilles (Contributions by), Craig Metros (Contributions by)
$40.00
ISBN: 9780300247084
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Published: Detroit Institute of Arts - July 7th, 2020

A dynamically illustrated exploration of 70 years of automotive design in the Motor City

Detroit, nicknamed Motor City, has always been a leader in car design. As the city became the center of the American automobile industry in the early 20th century, its studios became incubators for new ideas and new styles.


How to Build a Patina Volkswagen: Including Bugs, Buses and Derivatives Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9781787115002
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Published: Veloce Publishing - August 18th, 2020

The explosion of Patina Volkswagens on social media has inspired those car fanatics who realise that you don’t have to restore a car to end up with a good-looking ride. At last, you can stand out from the crowd, even on a tight budget.


Vintage Campers, Trailers & Teardrops Cover Image
$35.99
ISBN: 9780760366813
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Published: Motorbooks - March 2nd, 2021

Renowned automotive writer Pat Foster celebrates the simple joy of hitting the highway in a vintage camper, trailer, RV, or van in this illustrated examination of their hardware and cultural histories—featuring evocative modern photography of restored and original-condition campers, as well as period photos and advertising art.

The look, the feel, and the sheer style


Empires of the Sky: Zeppelins, Airplanes, and Two Men's Epic Duel to Rule the World Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780812989977
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Published: Random House - April 28th, 2020

The Golden Age of Aviation is brought to life in this story of the giant Zeppelin airships that once roamed the sky—a story that ended with the fiery destruction of the Hindenburg.

“[An] exhilarating history of the dawn of modern air travel.”—Publishers Weekly


The Complete Book of BMW Motorcycles: Every Model Since 1923 (Complete Book Series) Cover Image
$55.00
ISBN: 9780760367155
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Published: Motorbooks - May 26th, 2020

The Complete Book of BMW Motorcycles offers a thorough year-by-year guide to every production machine ever built by Germany’s leading motorcycle manufacturer.


The Complete Book of Farmall Tractors: Every Model 1923-1973 (Complete Book Series) Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9780760363898
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Published: Motorbooks - June 16th, 2020

The Complete Book of Farmall Tractors details the complete evolution of the popular marque's iconic models. The engaging text includes series evolution, historical context, and technical details, accompanied by beautiful contemporary and historic images.


Flight Failure: Investigating the Nuts and Bolts of Air Disasters and Aviation Safety Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781633886223
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Published: Prometheus Books - May 19th, 2020

A former aircraft engineer exposes the dangerous breakdown in airline safety due to lapses in maintenance and quality control. This book chronicles maintenance-related accidents caused by individual, corporate, or governmental negligence and brings the industry's current state of affairs into sharp focus.


My Cool Motorcycle: An Inspirational Guide to Motorcycles and Biking Culture Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781911641544
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Published: Pavilion - May 4th, 2020

Motorcycle riders today have an increasingly sophisticated and more specialised range of bikes to choose from but interest in classic bikes has also influenced the design of these new machines.


Rail Journeys Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781782749196
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Published: Amber Books - April 7th, 2020

All aboard Through outstanding images, Rail Journeys explores some of the most historic, spectacular, and remote locations in the world, where trains still offer romantic experiences of rail travel at its best.


Goods Trains (Shire Library) Cover Image
$14.00
ISBN: 9781784423995
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Published: Shire Publications - August 11th, 2020

Goods transportation was the lifeblood of early railways, and remains a key part of rail services today. This concise illustrated guide illuminates the history of goods trains across Britain.


Motor Coaches and Charabancs (Shire Library) Cover Image
$14.00
ISBN: 9781784424121
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Published: Shire Publications - July 7th, 2020

A history of motor coach design from the early days of open-top charabancs, to modern WiFi and built-in toilets.


My Cool Campervan: An Inspirational Guide to Retro-Style Campervans Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781911641551
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Published: Pavilion - May 5th, 2020

Revealing a world beyond the stereotype, My Cool Campervan celebrates the new wave of interest in modern-retro campervans.


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