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Wind, Sand and Stars Cover Image
$14.99
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.


Airline Maps: A Century of Art and Design Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780143134077
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Published: Penguin Books - October 29th, 2019

A nostalgic and celebratory look back at one hundred years of passenger flight, featuring full-color reproductions of route maps and posters from the world's most iconic airlines, from the author of bestselling cult classic Transit Maps of the World.


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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.


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↵


Taking to the Air: An Illustrated History of Flight Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780295746784
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Published: University of Washington Press - September 23rd, 2019

Transportation and the American People (Railroads Past and Present) Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780253043306
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Published: Indiana University Press - October 1st, 2019

Transportation is the unsung hero in America's story. Stagecoaches, waterways, canals, railways, busses, and airplanes revolutionized much more than just the way people got around; they transformed the economic, political, and social aspects of everyday life. In Transportation and the American People, renowned historian H.


Stick and Rudder: An Explanation of the Art of Flying Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780070362406
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Published: McGraw-Hill Education - September 22nd, 1990

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Wide-Open Muscle: The Rarest Muscle Car Convertibles Cover Image
By Randy Leffingwell, Tom Loeser (By (photographer))
$24.99
ISBN: 9780785837466
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Published: Crestline Books - September 17th, 2019

Climb inside these stunning muscle car drop-tops, straight from the classic era of American high-performance cars!

Today's rarest, priciest, and most highly sought-after muscle cars are also the least practical. These are the striking convertibles of the 1960s and 1970s that were optioned out for drag racing.


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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
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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).


Tractor: The Definitive Visual History Cover Image
By DK
$30.00
ISBN: 9781465435996
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Published: DK - May 5th, 2015

From steam-powered traction engines to modern-day tractors, find out all there is to know about tractors.


Are We There Yet?: The American Automobile Past, Present, and Driverless Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780393292749
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - June 11th, 2019

Tech giants and automakers have been teaching robots to drive.

Robot-controlled cars have already logged millions of miles. These technological marvels promise cleaner air, smoother traffic, and tens of thousands of lives saved. But even if robots turn into responsible drivers, are we ready to be a nation of passengers?


Plane Crash: The Forensics of Aviation Disasters Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781421424484
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Published: Johns Hopkins University Press - March 14th, 2018

One of the most amazing feats of modern life is the frequency with which airplanes safely take off and land: about 40,000 times a day in the United States alone. Commercial aviation is by far the safest mode of transportation and is becoming safer all the time.


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