Railway Maps of the World

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Published: 2012-10-30

ISBN: 9780143122401

Format: Trade Paper

Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics)

Synopsis

Mark Ovenden is a British writer and broadcaster. At the age of seven, he traveled alone ten miles on the London Underground, armed only with a map. He later gained entry to a graphic design course by submitting a reworking of the London tube map. After working in journalism and media, life came full circle on the publication of his first book, Transit Maps of the World. He lives in Paris, France, and London, England.

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Price: $25.00


Titanic Sinks!

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Published: 2011-11-10

ISBN: 9780670012435

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Viking Juvenile

Synopsis

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, Barry Denenberg has created a one-of-a-kind, high-concept book that’s a unique combination of fiction and nonfiction. He uses a fictional framework to present the true story of the building and launching of the Titanic and to give a “you are there” feeling as the ship goes down. Lavishly designed with authentic period photographs and illustrations throughout, Titanic Sinks! immerses you in the era of the Titanic and reminds you why it’s still a cultural touchstone a hundred years after its demise.

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Price: $19.99


Plasma Cutting Handbook HP1569

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Published: 2011-11-01

ISBN: 9781557885692

Format: Trade Paper

Publisher: HP Trade

Synopsis

The famed movie-car builder explains how to use a plasma cutter for custom metal fabrication. Includes basic, advanced, and CNC cutting procedures as well as how to draft and design components for racing and custom-car building. It discusses safety procedures, troubleshooting, and professional tips, and includes examples from Eddie Paul’s world- famous custom shop.

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Price: $23.95


America's Great Railroad Stations

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Published: 2011-10-27

ISBN: 9780670023110

Format: B-Hardcover

Publisher: Studio

Synopsis

An evocative and stunning photographic tribute to America’s railroad stations. For much of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the railroad station or depot was the communal hub of every American town that could boast of train service. There, citizens gathered before they sent loved ones off to college, marriage, or war-and where they greeted them on their return. Most of these buildings were architectural gems, and while many are still in service, certain others now house museums, banks, restaurants, and more. In fact, in cities like Washington, D.C., and Philadelphia, renovated

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Price: $40.00


The Electric Vehicle Conversion Handbook HP1568

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Published: 2011-06-07

ISBN: 9781557885685

Format: Trade Paper

Publisher: HP Trade

Synopsis

A guide on how to convert any gas- or diesel-powered vehicle to electric power. Includes ownership advantages, basic EV operation, subsystems, components, basic EV operation, project vehicles, and conversion kits.

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Price: $23.95


Railway Maps of the World

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Published: 2011-04-28

ISBN: 9780670022656

Format: B-Hardcover

Publisher: Viking Adult

Synopsis

A gorgeously illustrated collection of the world’s greatest railway maps and posters, historical and contemporary. Transit Maps of the World was an extraordinary and unexpected success and is now a cult favorite. In his irresistible follow-up Mark Ovenden has produced a mesmerizing compendium of historical and contemporary railway maps and posters from every corner of the world. Hundreds of images, covering two centuries of railway advertising, surveyors’ plans, travel posters, satellite photos, and station wall maps, are combined with text brimming with vivid historical details and charming anecdotes.

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Price: $35.00


Reach for the Skies

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Published: 2011-04-28

ISBN: 9781617230035

Format: B-Hardcover

Publisher: Current Hardcover

Synopsis

One of the world’s most famous business leaders (and a well-known avian fanatic) explores the pioneers of flight. Bestselling author and billionaire entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson has always been obsessed with the skies. To promote a new Virgin Airlines route, he became the first man to water ski behind a blimp. His Virgin Galactic venture will soon offer ordinary people the opportunity to experience spaceflight aboard the first commercial spaceliner, SpaceShipTwo. In Reach for the Skies, Branson examines the history of aviation over the last two hundred years, putting the spotlight on trailblazers

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Price: $26.95


Classic Mustang HP1556

Published: 2011-03-01

ISBN: 9781557885562

Format: Trade Paper

Publisher: HP Trade

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Price: $21.95


The Complete Idiot's Guide to Motorcycles, 5th Edition

Published: 2011-03-01

ISBN: 9781615640706

Format: Trade Paper

Publisher: Alpha

Synopsis

The book to drive biker fans hog wild. The most complete book on motorcycles covers everything from motorcycle maintenance and appropriate gear to safety tips, new rules and venues, recommended buys, and making the most out of trips on the open road. It also includes a completely updated buyer’s guide featuring photos and write-ups of latest street, sport, and dirt bikes. ? Revised edition with more than 400 photos ? Includes new information on the newest breed of fuel alternative and three-wheel bikes

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Price: $21.95


Building the Chevy LS Engine HP1559

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Published: 2010-12-07

ISBN: 9781557885593

Format: Trade Paper

Publisher: HP Trade

Synopsis

This is an engine rebuilding and modification guide that includes sections on history, engine specs, disassembly, cylinder block and bottom end reconditioning, cylinder heads and valvetrain reconditioning, balancing, step-by-step engine reassembly, torque values, and OEM part numbers for the popular Chevy LS series of engines.

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Price: $21.95


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