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The Visual Dictionary of Transportation

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 20, 2012)

The Visual Dictionary of Transportation gives readers the chance to explore ancient and modern transport, on road, rails, water, or in the air. Convenient and affordable, this book is the perfect tool to discover...


FAR/AIM 2015

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (November 18, 2014)

If you’re an aviator or aviation enthusiast, you cannot be caught with an out-of-date edition of the FAR/AIM. In today’s environment, there is no excuse for ignorance of the rules of the US airspace system....


What to do after you have been in a car accident.: Negotiating the personal injury business

by Granger Iii Md FastPencil (November 21, 2015)

Dr. James Granger provides useful information for those injured in auto accident and personal injury cases. Information on attorney and health care provider selection and how to negotiate the "personal injury...


Clipper Ships and the Golden Age of Sail

by Sam Jefferson Bloomsbury Publishing (October 09, 2014)

In the era of commercial sail, clipper ships were the ultimate expression of speed and grace. Racing out to the gold fields of America and Australia, and breaking speed records carrying tea back from China,...


Be Your Own Boat Surveyor

by Dag Pike Bloomsbury Publishing (September 11, 2014)

Boats are expensive and they are complicated - unless you are going to pay a professional to carry out a survey (at yet more expense) it is invaluable to be able to:

- quickly assess a potential purchase for...


Your First Atlantic Crossing 4th edition

by Les Weatheritt Bloomsbury Publishing (May 08, 2014)

Answering all of the important questions, this book shows not just how to sail an ocean for the first time, but also how to enjoy it. There are insights into the social as well as nautical reality of preparing...


Surveying Yachts and Small Craft

by Paul Stevens Bloomsbury Publishing (October 06, 2013)

This is the only book linked to a practical surveying course. Highly practical in nature, and packed with detailed close-up photography, step by step procedures, and helpful checklists, this definitive handbook...


British River Navigations

by Stuart Fisher Bloomsbury Publishing (October 24, 2013)

Britain's rivers deserve to be better known. Teeming with wildlife, steeped in history, sporting bridges, docks and stunning architecture, not to mention supporting riverside pubs, waterways museums and a variety...


Learn to Navigate

by Basil Mosenthal Bloomsbury Publishing (June 05, 2014)

Learn to Navigate has been a bestseller since first publication. It is the ideal introduction for anyone wanting to learn the basics of what navigation is all about. This fourth edition is now in full colour...


Jeep 4.0 Engines: How to Rebuild and Modify

by Larry Shepard S-A Design (September 15, 2014)

The only book dedicated to the Jeep 4.0 engine guides you through a professional caliber rebuild or build-up.


The Wexford: Elusive Shipwreck of the Great Storm, 1913

by Paul Carroll Dundurn (June 21, 2010)

The steamer Wexford charmed spectators as it carried cargo across the Great Lakes. The Wexford's fateful final voyage was punctuated with opportunities to be saved, but attempts to make port led to tragedy....


Dancing in the Sky: The Royal Flying Corps in Canada

by C.W. Hunt Dundurn (February 02, 2009)

Dancing in the Sky is the first complete telling of the First World War fighter pilot training initiative established by the British in response to losses occurring in European skies in 1916.


Mavericks of the Sky: The First Daring Pilots of the U.S. Air Mail

by Barry Rosenberg & Catherine Macaulay HarperCollins e-books (May 03, 2011)

It was the pilots of the U.S. Air Mail service who made it possible for flight to evolve from an impractical and deadly fad to today's worldwide network of airlines. Nicknamed "The Suicide Club," this small...


Muncie 4-Speed Transmissions: How to Rebuild & Modify

by Paul Cangialosi S-A Design (October 15, 2014)

Paul Cangialosi has created an indispensible reference to Muncie 4-speeds that guides you through each stage of the rebuild process.


Detroit Speed's How to Build a Pro Touring Car

by Tommy Lee Byrd & Kyle Tucker S-A Design (October 15, 2014)

Learn about the history of Detroit Speed Engineering and how they design their performance parts.


Polar Winds: A Century of Flying the North

by Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail Dundurn (September 10, 2014)

With historical research and rare interviews, explore the highs and lows of aviation north of the 60th parallel. This journey takes readers from hot air balloons above the Klondike gold fields, to international...


Airplane Flying Handbook

by Federal Aviation Administration & David Soucie Skyhorse (September 02, 2014)

The Federal Aviation Administration’s Airplane Flying Handbook provides pilots, student pilots, aviation instructors, and aviation specialists with information on every topic needed to qualify for and excel...


EFI Conversions: How to Swap Your Carb for Electronic Fuel Injection

by Tony Candela S-A Design (April 15, 2014)

This book explains and illustrates the crucial steps for installing, setting up, and calibrating each EFI system.


Paasch's Illustrated Marine Dictionary

by Heinrich Paasch Skyhorse (July 01, 2014)

Captain Heinrich Paasch was the first to recognize the complexity and variety in marine vocabulary and technical terminology and the inherent need for a cohesive classification of nautical terms. Equipped with...


The Yankee Whaler

by Clifford Ashley Dover Publications (May 05, 2014)

One of the finest, most colorful and definitive studies of whaling ever published. Construction and outfitting of ships, crafts and routines, hunting methods, much more. 133 halftones. 17 line illus. Introduction....


Nathaniel's Nutmeg

by Giles Milton Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 10, 2014)

A true tale of high adventure in the South Seas.

The tiny island of Run is an insignificant speck in the Indonesian archipelago. Just two miles long and half a mile wide, it is remote, tranquil, and, these days,...


12 Titanic Lessons for Christians: Lessons to Motivate, Challenge and Empower

by Jr. Charles C. Hagan Legacy Residential Partners Inc (April 15, 2014)

The Titanic disaster of April 15, 1912 has been described as one of the most fascinating single events in human history. The sinking of the Titanic has left an indelible impression and vast psychological impact...


Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (May 06, 2014)

Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge, created by the Federal Aviation Administration, is the official reference manual for pilots at all levels. An indispensable and invaluable encyclopedia, it deals with...


Helicopter Instructor's Handbook

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (May 06, 2014)

Compiled by the Federal Aviation Administration, this handbook is the ultimate technical manual for any flight instructor who must teach inexperienced students how to fly helicopters. Whether your course ends...


The Life of the Automobile

by Steven Parissien St. Martin's Press (May 13, 2014)

The Life of the Automobile is the first comprehensive world history of the car.

The automobile has arguably shaped the modern era more profoundly than any other human invention, and author Steven Parissien examines...


Alaska's First Bush Pilots, 1923-30: And The Winter In Siberia For Eielson and Borland

by Jim Rearden & Richard Wien Alaska Northwest Books (January 14, 2014)

This book follows the careers of Alaska's pioneering pilots, who, with cranky open-cockpit biplanes, started the great change in Alaska's way of travel. Aviation first arrived at Fairbanks, the trade center...


Ship Models: How to Build Them

by Charles Davis Dover Publications (April 02, 2012)

Complete, step-by-step instructions for building schooners, galleons, clipper ships, more. Includes scale plans for 1846 clipper ship Sea Witch. Over 150 photographs.


Naked Airport

by Alastair Gordon Henry Holt and Co. (April 22, 2014)

The first full cultural history of the ultimate modern structure: the airport, revealed as never before ...

Since its origins in the muddy fields of flying machines, the airport has arguably become one of the...


The River: A Memoir of Life in the Border Cities

by Paul Vasey Biblioasis (October 21, 2013)

A vivacious memoir of life along the Detroit River, from the prize-winning reporter, novelist, and CBC broadcaster Paul Vasey.


Air Canada: The History

by Peter Pigott Dundurn (February 17, 2014)

Begun as a social experiment in 1937, Air Canada has evolved into one of the world's greatest airlines, an integral part of this country's social fabric. During the course of its 75-year history, the airline...


Blue Nose Master: The Memoirs of Captain Ernest K. Hartling

by Ernest K. Hartling & Jo Kranz Dundurn (September 01, 1989)

Captain Ernest Hartling, born in Spanish Ship Bay, Nova Scotia, in 1906, takes us on a voyage through a life crammed with adventure, colour, and excitement.


A Mind at Sea: Henry Fry and the Glorious Era of Quebec's Sailing Ships

by John Fry Dundurn (November 25, 2013)

A unique biography of a nineteenth-century shipping magnate set during a forgotten era - a time when Quebec was one of the world's great shipbuilding centres and tidal seaports.


Voices From the Odeyak

by Michael Posluns & Pete Seeger NC Press (September 01, 1993)

This book details the struggle against the James Bay II Hydro Project.


The Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore: An Illustrated History of Railway Stations in Canada

by Ron Brown Dundurn (April 21, 2008)

Brown celebrates the survival of our railway heritage in stations that have been saved or remain in use.


Long Way Down

by Ewan McGregor & Charley Boorman Atria Books (July 15, 2008)

Eighteen countries. Five shock absorbers.

Two bikers. One amazing adventure...

After their fantastic trip round the world in 2004, fellow actors and bike fanatics Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman couldn't...


Topgun Days

by Dave Baranek Skyhorse (January 07, 2014)

Dave Baranek (callsign "Bio") was one of 451 young men to receive his Wings of Gold in 1980 as a naval flight officer. Four years later, seasoned by intense training and deployments in the tense confrontations...


Seaplanes along the Inside Passage: The Highs and Lows of a Modern Bush Pilot

by Gerry Bruder Alaska Northwest Books (December 30, 2013)

This true life adventure provides readers with a fascinating firsthand account of the daily experiences of a young pilot becoming seasoned in the singular, often spectacular profession of bush flying.


Dundurn Railroad Bundle: In Search of the Grand Trunk / Rails Across Ontario / Rails Across the Prairies / The Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore

by Ron Brown Dundurn (January 17, 2014)

This bundle collects four of Ron Brown's acclaimed railway histories. In each book he takes us back to the glory days of steam, when the railway was the economic and in many ways the social heart of Canada,...


How to Build Wooden Boats: With 16 Small-Boat Designs

by Edwin Monk Dover Publications (July 05, 2012)

Clear concise manual for amateurs offers detailed illustrated instructions for building 16 basic wooden craft — rowboats, sailboats, outboards, runabouts, hydroplane, more. 15 halftones. 49 line illustrations....


The Built-Up Ship Model

by Charles G. Davis Dover Publications (July 12, 2012)

A highly detailed, superbly illustrated manual introducing serious model builders to hand-crafting ship models from the bottom up. Not for beginners. 133 illustrations.


The Ship Model Builder's Assistant

by Charles G. Davis Dover Publications (April 02, 2012)

Invaluable guide offers detailed descriptions, drawings of masting, rigging, and major fittings of American clippers and packets. Also includes wealth of details on deck furniture. 279 line drawings.


Learning to Sail

by H. A. Calahan Dover Publications (April 06, 2012)

One of the best guides ever written for the novice sailor. Expert coverage of boat selection, mooring, knots, bending and hoisting sail, much more. 111 black-and-white figures.


A Short History of the Sailing Ship

by Romola Anderson & R. C. Anderson Dover Publications (May 14, 2012)

Amply illustrated book traces evolution of the sailing ship over the course of 6,000 years — from vessels of ancient Egypt to full-rigged clipper ships of the 19th century. 20 halftones and 134 figures.


Spars and Rigging: From Nautical Routine, 1849

by John M'Leod Murphy & W. N. Jeffers Dover Publications (August 29, 2012)

Important study describes every improvement made in seafaring equipment up to the mid-19th century — from anchors, bobstays, booms, and cat-head stoppers, to a flying jib, halliards, nippers, and topsail buntlines....


Pirates of New Spain, 1575-1742

by Peter Gerhard Dover Publications (May 25, 2012)

Captivating, well-documented study focuses on piracy among Spain's Pacific coast colonies, ranging from Panama to points north. Colorful narrative traces exploits of Elizabethan pirates, Dutch raiders, mercenary...


Sailing, Seamanship and Yacht Construction

by Uffa Fox Dover Publications (October 24, 2012)

Packed with information, ideas, and more than 300 excellent illustrations, this classic of the genre was written by the father of modern planing sailboats. Most of text focuses on individual vessels.


The Tryal of Capt. William Kidd: for Murther & Piracy

by Don C. Seitz Dover Publications (January 09, 2013)

Based on official admiralty records, this volume offers an astonishing glimpse into the world of 17th-century piracy, the English judicial system, and the dialogue from the actual trial.


The Fabulous Interiors of the Great Ocean Liners in Historic Photographs

by William H., Jr. Miller Dover Publications (June 26, 2013)

200 superb photographs capture exquisite interiors of world’s great "floating palaces" — 1890s to 1980s: Titanic, Ile de France, Queen Elizabeth, United States, Europa, more.


Finding Your Way Without Map or Compass

by Harold Gatty Dover Publications (May 06, 2013)

Useful, instructive manual shows would-be explorers, hikers, bikers, scouts, sailors, and survivalists how to find their way outdoors by observing animals, weather patterns, shifting sands, and other elements...


Sailing Boats from Around the World: The Classic 1906 Treatise

by Henry Coleman Folkard Dover Publications (October 06, 2012)

Comprehensive, profusely illustrated book documents early-20th-century sailing: boat types around the world, racing boats, odd and experimental vessels, more. Over 380 illustrations and photographs. Indexes....