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    By William Knoedelseder

    Hardback £14.46

    The New York Times bestselling author of Bitter Brew chronicles the birth and rise to greatness of the American auto industry through the remarkable life of Harley Earl, an eccentric six-foot-five, stuttering visionary who dropped out of college and went on to invent the profession of automobile styling, thereby revolutionized...

    Class 56 Locomotives

    By Ross Taylor

    Paperback £11.45

    A look at the classic Class 56 locomotive, with a range of previously unpublished images. Coal, steel, petroleum, stone, engineers and mixed freight workings are covered, as well as some passenger trains.

    I Tried to Run a Railway

    By Gerard Fiennes

    Paperback £8.46

    A vivid, witty and caustic view of the dying days of the golden age of rail, from a British Railways insider.

    A Recollections Tour of Britain Eastern England Transport Travelogue

    By Cedric Greenwood

    Paperback £7.26

    The fourth of a set of 5 additions to the best selling Recollections series taking us on a nostalgic tour of Britain during the 1950s, 60s and 70s. Cedric Greenwood takes us on a photographic journey from Cornwall to Scotland with a wide selection of atmospheric shots taken during those...

    Recollections Tour of Britain Northern England Transport Travelogue 1948-1971

    By Cedric Greenwood

    Paperback £7.26

    The third of a set of 5 additions to the best selling Recollections series taking us on a nostalgic tour of Britain during the 1950s, 60s and 70s.This third volume No 72 in the Recollections series takes us to the centre of Britain covering Yorkshire to Northumberland.

    History of the Metropolitan Railway and Metro-Land

    By Irene Hawkes

    Paperback £20.46

    The development of the Metropolitan Railway promised dream homes in the countryside, with easy and cheap rail access to London ...Welcome to Metro-land!

    Mercedes-Benz 190: all 190 models (W201 series) 1982 to 1993

    By Julian Parish

    Paperback £10.25

    Looking for Mercedes' legendary build quality in a car you can use every day? The 190 W201 range offers a unique blend of timeless styling and advanced engineering. But buying any car of this age demands care: follow the helpful guidance in this book to assess a promising car like...

    English Electric Class 50 Diesel Locomotive Owners' Workshop

    By Jarrod Cotter

    Hardback £16.25

    The Class 50 locomotives were built by English Electric between 1967 and 1968, and 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the locomotive's debut. Fifty examples were built, and were initially used to haul express passenger trains on the West Coast Main Line between Crewe and Scotland. Class 50s were nicknamed...

    The Llangollen Railway Recollections

    By Alan Price

    Paperback £7.26

    Todays beautifully scenic LLangollen Railway runs over a ten mile section of the former Ruabon Junction to Barmouth route that was absorbed into the Great Western Railway in 1877. The current day section of the heritage line runs from Llangollen to Corwen.

    Royal Flying: A Pictorial History

    By Keith Wilson

    Paperback £12.05

    This book covers a pictorial history of royal flying - not just the King's and Queen's Flight, but also the much wider subject of royal flying, including the Duke of Edinburgh's, Prince Charles's and Prince William's military and civilian flying activities.

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