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A Man & His Car: Iconic Cars and Stories from the Men Who Love Them Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781579658922
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Published: Artisan - October 13th, 2020

A Robb Report Best Coffee Table Book to Gift in 2020

A Sports Car News and InsideHook Best Coffee Table Book for Car Lovers


Celebrate That Special Bond Between Men and Cars, and the Stories That Connect Them

Discover actor and director Ed Burns talking about his 1969 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme, a model he’d been dreaming a


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Shadow of the Titanic: The Extraordinary Stories of Those Who Survived Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781451671575
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Published: Atria Books - March 26th, 2013

From an acclaimed literary biographer, a riveting and groundbreaking account of what happened to the survivors of the Titanic.

We think we know the story of the Titanic—the once majestic and supposedly unsinkable ship that struck an iceberg on its maiden voyage from Britain to America—but very little has been written about the vessel’s 705 survivors.


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Wind, Sand and Stars Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780156027496
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Published: Mariner Books - December 9th, 2002

Recipient of the Grand Prix of the Académie Française, Wind, Sand and Stars captures the grandeur, danger, and isolation of flight. Its exciting account of air adventure, combined with lyrical prose and the spirit of a philosopher, makes it one of the most popular works ever written about flying. Translated by Lewis Galantière.


The Porsche 911 Book Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9783961710409
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Published: Te Neues Publishing Company - October 1st, 2017

The introduction of the Porsche 901 in 1963 marked↵


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A Man and His Ship: America's Greatest Naval Architect and His Quest to Build the SS United States Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781451645095
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Published: Simon & Schuster - June 4th, 2013

"A fascinating historical account...A snapshot of the American Dream culminating with this country's mid-century greatness" (The Wall Street Journal).


My Dad Had That Car: A Nostalgic Look at the American Automobile, 1920-1990 Cover Image
By Tad Burness, Matt Stone (Commentaries by)
$35.00
ISBN: 9780316430913
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Published: Black Dog & Leventhal - May 9th, 2017

This one-of-a-kind, massive illustrated history of more than 10,000 American automobiles is perfect for the millions of classic car enthusiasts.


Land Rover: The Story of the Car That Conquered the World Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780008194253
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Published: William Collins - July 4th, 2017

Sunday Times Bestseller

As quintessentially British as a plate of fish and chips or a British Bulldog, the boxy, utilitarian Land Rover Defender has become an iconic part of what it is to be British.


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 Greatest Flying Stories Ever Told: Nineteen Amazing Tales From The Sky Cover Image
By Lamar Underwood (Editor)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781493019694
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Published: Lyons Press - August 1st, 2018

At 10:35 in the morning of Thursday, December 17, 1903, man got his wings. On the sand dunes of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, Orville Wright flew the motorized aircraft he and his brother Wilbur had constructed to a distance less than the length of the wingspan of today's 747 jet. They made three other flights the same day, the final lasting 59 seconds for a distance over the ground of 852 feet.


Fate is the Hunter: A Pilot's Memoir Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780671636036
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Published: Simon & Schuster - July 2nd, 1986

Ernest K. Gann’s classic pilot's memoir is an up-close and thrilling account of the treacherous early days of commercial aviation. “Few writers have ever drawn readers so intimately into the shielded sanctum of the cockpit, and it is hear that Mr.


Classic Cars, Volume 3: The World's Greatest Marques Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781782749165
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Published: Amber Books - February 4th, 2020

Classic Cars chronicles 75 of the greatest cars from around the world, from the birth of the mass-produced vehicle through the golden postwar era.


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.


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