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The New Beetle

By: Delorenzo, Matt

Price: $7.82

Publisher: Osceola, Wisconsin, U. S. A., Motorbooks Intl: 1998

Seller ID: 002856


One of the Enthusiast Color Series. Volkswagen's New Beetle was the star of the 1998 Detroit Car Show and is fast becoming the most identifiable car on the road - again! This fascinating, full-color book includes: The Beetle legend and Volkswagen's hesitation to produce a new Beetle; the development and unprecedented receiption of Concept 1; Family resemblances of the Golf, Polo, and New Beetle; full details on how the New Beetle's curves and lines conceal a thoroughly m... View more info

TRAINS: an Illustrated History of Locomotive Development

By: Gordon, S. P.

Price: $10.12

Publisher: London, WI, Cathay Books: 1976

Seller ID: 001861


This book contains the history of locomotive development from the very first steam engine experiments of Stephenson to the advanced passenger trains of today. It is superbly illustrated with contemporary pictures and color photographs. The great steam era, the underground story, and the magnificent royal carriages and station buildings of the last 100 years are given special emphasis. Contains 250 illustrations in color and black and white. 192 pages including an index. ... View more info

In the Tracks of the Last Steam Trains

By: Le Tourneur D'Ison, Cyril

Price: $11.04

Publisher: London, Hachette Illustrated UK: 2003

Seller ID: 002257


NEW - In the dawn of the Millennium, one of the most powerful symbols of the Industrial Revolution, the Steam Train, is disappearing from the face of the world. The photographic record of 8 separate journeys in this book took over 3 years to compile. The photographs, over 200, were especially commissioned and appear here for the first time. This is a unique record of those lines where steam is still king, including The Lumberjack Train of Romania, The Trans Manchurian Tr... View more info

Model Railroad Resources: a Where-To-Find-It Guide for the Hobbyist

By: Miller, Allan W.

Price: $7.36

Publisher: Iola, Wisconsin, U. S. A., Krause Pubns Inc: 2000

Seller ID: 001946


This all-new comprehensive directory lists thousands of sources and resources for model railroaders in all of the popular scales! Included are: Major manufacturers, After-Market manufacturers and suppliers, Retailers and hobby shops, Associations and clubs, Magazines and periodicals, Relevant web sites, and Reference books and price guides. It's the one directory every model railroader needs! 189 pages including a glossary and several pages for your own notes. 8vo - over... View more info

Star Dust Falling : the Story of the Plane That Vanished

By: Rayner, Jay

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Penguin Books Canada, Limited: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002200


NEW - In August 1947 in the High Andes, one of the earliest long-haul passanger aircrafts, called the Star Dust, disappeared en route to Santiago, Chile. It left behind only questions: Was it sabotage? Was there a hoard of gold on board? What was the meaning of the radio operator's mysterious final message before the airwaves fell silent? Only with the discovery of the wreckage in January, 2000 could those questions at last begin to be answered. In this fascinating and c... View more info

High Horizons Daredevil Flying Postmen to Modern Magic Carpet - the United Air Lines Story

By: Taylor, Frank J.

Price: $11.04

Publisher: New York, McGraw Hill Publishing: 1951

Seller ID: 4356


This book traces the development of the United Air Lines system, and gives you a clear picture of the fabulous first quarter century of the nation's air transport industry. The amazing growth of air travel is seen from the adventurous days of the barnstorming, hedgehopping pilots who flew "by the seat of their pants" to today's deluxe pressurized airliners. Typifying the whole saga of air transport's spectacular growth both in this country and around the globe, H... View more info