Engines of War tells the dramatic story of how the birth of the railways shaped how wars were fought and won, facilitating conflict on a previously unimaginable scale.
For millennia, the seaways have carried our goods, cultures and ideas, the terrors of war and the bounties of peace. Out of sight, in every corner of every sea, tiny...
Charles A. Haas; John P. Eaton
In her brief life the Titanic, at the time of her launch the world's largest man-made moving object, inspired huge excitement and speculation. This book chronicles various chapters in this...
John Bowen; Martin Robson
The second edition of a new, full-colour annual focusing on all facets of 'scratch-built' model shipbuilding, as well as related articles on restoration, archaeology, historical research...
This lavish new volume explores Britain's extensive railway heritage, offering a comprehensive history of their construction, use and subsequent preservation.
Just what was it like to be alive in that marvellous post-war moment when innovative new British aircraft made their debut, and pilots were the rock stars of the age?...
Christian Wolmar's biggest paperback yet. Blood, Iron and Gold tells the dramatic story of the people and events that shaped the world's railways and how the railways changed the world.
David Leney; David MacDonald
Written by two of British Airways' most experienced Concorde flight crew, this title focuses on the technical and engineering aspects of Concorde, it gives insights into owning, operating, servicing and...
Steve Davies; Paul F. Crickmore
Throughout its 34-year Cold War career with the USAF and CIA, the top secret Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird spy plane was the world's fastest and highest-flying operational manned aircraft. This title...
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Many aircraft, some famous and some rare, gained a reputation for being difficult to fly and sometimes downright dangerous. This book looks at some of the worst culprits over a...
Life is full of complications. This book intends to solve all of these problems by applying the unique brand of Top Gear logic to a range of everyday situations, such...
Sir William Lyons enjoyed a seemingly unstoppable rise to fame and fortune in the motor industry, and the Jaguar brand that he introduced became world-famous. This title explores the history...
Sonny Barger; Darwin Holmstrom
A companion to Diesel Pioneers, this fantastic new title provides significant primary research into official records to explore the battle between hydraulic and electric classes.
A new and comprehensive history of one of our best-loved railway companies. 'God's Wonderful Railway', the astonishing engineering feat of Isambard Kingdom Brunel's...
ON THE ROAD: MY LIFE IN EIGHT JOURNEYS is a new way of autobiography, in which TOP GEAR presenter Richard Hammond tells the story of his early life through a...