Steam Engines is a stunningly illustrated, comprehensive guide to the history of the steam railway in Britain. This book tracks the development of the steam locomotive, from its earliest days in the 1800s through to the great trains of the mid-20th century. Packed with historical photographs and in-depth information. Each box set includes a special key ring and is a must-have for steam engine enthusiasts.
This study aid is designed to assist both students and qualified pilots. It covers all aspects relating to the VHF radio on an aircraft and provides all the information, both theoretical and practical, for a restricted aeronautical radio licence.
The author's one man war on crimes against common sense has not yet been won. And out hero's still scratching his head at the madness of it all. But it's not all bad. He's learnt a little along the way, including: why binge drinking is good for you; the worst word in the English language; the problem with America; and how to dispose of a seal.
A visual car guide showcasing a selection of the best cars. It features multi-angle photography that shows you the true craftsmanship and beauty of classic cars, including interiors and engine close-ups, so you can see exactly how your favourite fast car gets its speed.
Designing and making cars is an expensive thing to do. So is racing them. All told, the car business spends billions every year and with such vast sums at stake you'd think the people involved wouldn't give desk space to Captain Cockup. Sadly, you would be wrong. This title deals with this topic.
Collector's item, landmark in the history of the tour guide, snapshot of Britain in the 1860s - Bradshaw's Handbook deserves a place on the bookshelf of any traveller, railway enthusiast, historian or anglophile.