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Fifty Ships That Changed the Course of History: A Nautical History of the World (Fifty Things That Changed the Course of History) By Ian Graham Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780228103646
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Published: Firefly Books - April 30th, 2023

This is a beautiful book, replete with illustrations, photos, diagrams, and maps. The text balances technicality with storytelling, scholarly analysis with entertainment. It's a sweeping, fascinating look at barges, battleships, caravels, dhows, submarines, and more, placing them all in context with the battles, countries, discoveries, inventions, and people that surrounded them.


Olympic Titanic Britannic: The anatomy and evolution of the Olympic Class By Simon Mills Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781472988652
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Published: Adlard Coles - October 18th, 2022

The Titanic. The Britannic. The Olympic. They are some of the most famous ships in history, but for the wrong reasons.


Abandoned Train Stations By David Ross Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781838861995
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Published: Amber Books - November 15th, 2022

Mysterious ghost stations forgotten beneath the cities of Paris and London; desolate grand rail hubs in the Pyren e mountains; metro stations in China that terminate in a wasteland: Abandoned Train Stations looks at some of the thousands of disused station buildings, platforms, lines, tunnels, and rail yards left behind by modernity.


Auto America: Car Culture: 1950s-1970s--PHOTOGRAPHS BY JOHN G. ZIMMERMAN By Linda Zimmerman, Greg Zimmerman, Darryl Zimmerman, Terry McDonell (Introduction by) Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9780847872749
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Published: Rizzoli - October 25th, 2022

A glorious and nostalgic celebration of a defining period in American car culture—the 1950s to the 1970s, the golden age of Detroit’s icons of the road—when automobile design was at its peak and the car itself was synonymous with a vision of success in America.


Battleships: The World's Greatest Battleships from the 16th Century to the Gulf War By David Ross Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781838862183
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Published: Amber Books - October 11th, 2022

Battleships features 52 of the greatest warships to have sailed in the last 500 years.


BMW Motorcycles: 100 Years By Alan Dowds Cover Image
$60.00
ISBN: 9780760374719
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Published: Motorbooks - October 18th, 2022

BMW Motorcycles: 100 Years celebrates the legendary machines built by Germany’s leading motorcycle manufacturer.

BMW’s long history of evolving technology is highlighted in this detailed story beginning with side-valve machines in the 1920s and early overhead-valve performance bikes, then moving to the postwar R-series Airhead and modern Oilhead twins, fo


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Sinkable: Obsession, the Deep Sea, and the Shipwreck of the Titanic By Daniel Stone Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593329375
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Published: Dutton - August 16th, 2022

From the national bestselling author of The Food Explorer, a fascinating and rollicking plunge into the story of the world’s most famous shipwreck, the RMS Titanic
 


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The Car: The Rise and Fall of the Machine that Made the Modern World By Bryan Appleyard Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9781639362301
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Published: Pegasus Books - September 6th, 2022

A spirited, insightful exploration of our favorite machine and it's cultural impact on society over the past one hundred and fifty years.

More than any other technology, cars have transformed American popular culture. Cars have created vast wealth as well as novel dreams of freedom and mobility.


The 25 Most Influential Aircraft of All Time By Walter Boyne, Philip Handleman Cover Image
$21.95
ISBN: 9781493066384
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Published: Lyons Press - July 1st, 2022

The Complete Book of Ducati Motorcycles, 2nd Edition: Every Model Since 1946 By Ian Falloon Cover Image
$60.00
ISBN: 9780760373736
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Published: Motorbooks - July 5th, 2022

From sporting single-cylinder bikes of the 1950s to high-performance sportbikes of today, this updated edition of The Complete Book of Ducati Motorcyclesshowcases Ducati’s entire output.

Though legendary today, Ducati motorcycles began rather modestly, selling motorized bicycles to impoverished residents of post-World War II Italy.


The Dealer: How One California Dealership Fueled the Rise of Ferrari Cars in America By Jim Ciardella Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781633887558
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Published: Prometheus Books - July 15th, 2022

When Ferrari of Los Gatos opened, few people could afford an expensive sports car. In 1976, the average annual income was $12,686, and a new home cost about $48,000. Motorists in California could only buy gas on odd or even-numbered days based on the last digit of their license plate, due to the global oil crisis.


Electric Cars for Dummies By Brian Culp Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781119887355
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Published: For Dummies - September 14th, 2022

Drive into the 21st century in an electric car