88 books (5 pages) in this category

A Reptile on my Tractor

The Rampant Robot and other stories

by Graeme R. Quick

Following the publication of Tall But True Tractor Tales the author has unearthed 50 more stories related to tractors and farm machines (more tall but true tales) and those who work with them. Most of the individuals whose mishaps

ISBN: 9781925078183

Binding: Paperback

$14.99

American Merchant Ships, 1850-1900

by FREDERICK C. MATTHEWS

This classic two-volume study by a famous marine historian is one of the most revealing documents of the great age of sail, recounting in a rich, finely detailed narrative the histories of 322 late-19th century merchant vessels. A select group ...

ISBN: 9780486255385

Binding: Paperback

$19.99

American Sailing Ships

by CHARLES G. DAVIS

Master seaman, shipbuilder, and nautical chronicler Charles G. Davis here charts an anecdotal, highly personal course through our rich nautical history. Written in a style both entertaining and informal through which bubbles a genuine love of ...

ISBN: 9780486246581

Binding: Paperback

$24.99

American Ship Models and How to Build Them

by V. R. GRIMWOOD

This classic guide to ship modeling is distinguished by its particular suitability for beginners. Both text and plans are especially geared toward the growing skills of novices, with projects presented in easy-to-learn techniques and arranged in

ISBN: 9780486426129

Binding: Paperback

$42.99

Architectura Navalis Mercatoria

by FREDRIK HENRIK AF CHAPMAN

First published in 1768, this remarkable collection of sophisticated line drawings offers a fascinating look at the maritime world of the eighteenth century, documenting merchant and naval ships from various countries. Seventy detailed ...

ISBN: 9780486451558

Binding: Paperback

$34.99

Around the World Single-Handed

by HARRY PIDGEON

""The Islander was my first attempt at building a sailboat, but I don't suppose there ever was an amateur built craft that so nearly fulfilled the dream of her owner, or that a landsman ever came so near to weaving a magic carpet of the sea.""So

ISBN: 9780486259468

Binding: Paperback

$19.99

Art of Rigging

by GEORGE BIDDLECOMBE

""Few, today, can realize how important was the art of rigging a ship and reeving her gear in the days just old when all aloft was wood and hemp; or how great the part it has played in the building of Empire."" - Introduction.Although mastery of

ISBN: 9780486263434

Binding: Paperback

$19.99

Arts of the Sailor

by HERVEY GARRETT SMITH

Over 150 years ago, the skills needed to operate a merchant sailing vessel were many and varied. While not nearly as much in demand today as they were in the days of the Yankee clippers, these skills nevertheless remain important and necessary ...

ISBN: 9780486264400

Binding: Paperback

$22.99

Attacker

by ROWAN-THOMSON G

ISBN: 9780946958672

Binding: Paperback

$56.95

Avro Vulcan B Mk 2 (Aeroguide 29)

by CHESNEAU R

Written with the modeller in mind, this highly illustrated history of the V-bomber with the greatest longevity includes much detail on its stand-off weapons and paint schemes together with many close-up detail photographs. 1:96 plans. 4 colour ...

ISBN: 9780946958399

Binding: Paperback

$35.95

British Leyland Motor Corporation 1968-2005

by MIKE CARVER

British Leyland Motor Corporation, formed in the wake of the post-war manufacturing boom, brought together almost all the British-owned car and commercial vehicle companies that then existed. At the head of the sixth largest car manufacturer in ...

ISBN: 9780750961448

Binding: Paperback

$37.99

Buccaneer

by CHESNEAU R

Written with the modeller in mind. Includes much detail on its squadrons, markings and paint schemes together with close-up detail photographs ...

ISBN: 9780946958405

Binding: Paperback

$33.95

Buccaneers of America

by ALEXANDER O. EXQUEMELIN

A cross between genuine privateers, commissioned to defend a country's colonies and trade, and outright pirates, buccaneers were largely English, French, and Dutch adventurers who plied the waters among the Caribbean Islands and along the coasts

ISBN: 9780486409665

Binding: Paperback

$22.99

Build Your Own Boat

by PERCY W. BLANDFORD

This clear, concise guide contains all the essential information anyone is likely to need to build a seaworthy craft with only two hands and the most basic tools. Starting with an introduction to materials, Percy Blandford - a onetime Associate ...

ISBN: 9780486452890

Binding: Paperback

$19.99

Canberra PR9 (Aeroguide34)

by CHESNEAU R

Covers the history of the English Electric Canberra PR Mk9 and includes concise technical information, details of the aircraft's developmental history, squadron service and colour schemes ...

ISBN: 9780946958498

Binding: Paperback

$47.95

Car Wars

The Rise, the Fall, and the Resurgence of the Electric Car

by John J. Fialka

Starting with the early days of the electric car, Fialka documents the MIT/Caltech race between prototypes in the summer of 1968 and takes readers up to visionaries like Elon Musk and the upstart young Tesla Motors. Today, the electric has ...

ISBN: 9781250048707

Binding: Hardback

$39.99

Crimes Against Logic

by Jamie Whyte

ISBN: 9780071446433

Binding: Paperback

$24.95

Cruise of the Snark

by JACK LONDON

Barely 30 years old and the wildly popular author of The Call of the Wild, Martin Eden, and other successful novels, Jack London's determined to follow the example of his boyhood idol, Herman Melville, and explore the islands of the South ...

ISBN: 9780486412481

Binding: Paperback

$32.99

Donald McKay and His Famous Sailing Ships

by RICHARD C. MCKAY

""A magical tale of a master-mechanic and creative artist, whose genius lifted the construction of sailing ships from the level of a journeyman's trade to the plane of an exact science. He stands pre-eminent among those acute and daring ...

ISBN: 9780486288208

Binding: Paperback

$32.99

Doomed Ships

by WILLIAM H., JR. MILLER

These true-life adventures unfold amid flames, collisions, and explosions, with frantic calls of SOS and a rush to clamber aboard the lifeboats. Naval historian William H. Miller, Jr., recounts the dramatic stories behind a host of ill-fated ...

ISBN: 9780486453668

Binding: Paperback

$24.99