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Captain Cook in Canada: The Making of an Explorer

Review 'This is a book for every resident of the Maritimes and Newfoundland and Labrador to read and treasure, and a 'must-have' volume for any student of marine history.' (Oceans Association New [...]

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Beautiful Outboards

About the Author Peter Hunn is the author of The Golden Age of the Racing Outboard and The Old Outboard Book. He lives in Fulton, New York. Read more [...]

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Clinchfield Railroad in the Coalfields

The book covers the Clinchfield's history, and deals specifically with its towns, locomotives, cars, structures, and operations in the coalfields of Eastern Kentucky and Southwestern Virginia. Interviews with retirees a [...]

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Nuts!: Southwest Airlines' Crazy Recipe for Business and Personal Success

From Publishers Weekly Southwest Airlines began operating in 1971 with four planes serving three cities and with revenues of $2 million. In 1995, the company had 224 planes serving 45 cities and [...]

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Boeing

This book tells the Boeing story from its beginnings in a Lake Union boathouse, to its present status as the premier builder of commercial aircraft in the world. Trace the development from the first Boeing mailplanes to [...]

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The Pirates Own Book: Authentic Narratives of the Most Celebrated Sea Robbers (Dover Maritime)

From the Back Cover In these delightfully melodramatic accounts, originally published in an extremely rare 1837 volume, you'll find true stories of the diabolical desperadoes who plundered ships [...]

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British Destroyers: From Earliest Days to the Second World War

Review ?Superlative work?a valuable reference work that makes for compulsive reading ? it would have a worthy place in any mariner?s library.? ? Starshell Read more [...]

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1954-1955 Ford Pickup & Truck Repair Shop Manual Reprint

1954 1955 FORD TRUCK & PICKUP REPAIR SHOP & SERVICE MANUAL INCLUDES: F-100, F-250 & F-350, F-500, F-600, F-700, F-750, F-800, F-900, P-350, P-500, B-500, B-600, B-700, B-750, C-500, C-600, C-750, C-800 and T-700 & T-800 [...]

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How Not to Build a Boat

Review 'If your own wealth and security are not measured in terms of creating the leisure to re ect, to laugh and sing, to paint, to enjoy the world around you, and sometimes to be truly afraid, [...]

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Sailors to the End: The Deadly Fire on the USS Forrestal and the Heroes Who Fought It

Amazon.com Review In midsummer 1967, the United States aircraft carrier Forrestal, stationed off Vietnam, lost 134 men to fires and ensuing explosions after an errant missile from one of its own [...]

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Sony Design: Making Modern

Review '[Sony Design] celebrat[es] nearly 60 years of design by the Tokyo-based company. . . . by?Deyan Sudjic, Chip Kidd and Ian Luna [we]?aren?t even talking about your average Joes.?Deyan Sudj [...]

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Developing Fieldwork Skills: A Guide for Human Services, Counseling, and Social Work Students

Review 'Pragmatic focus and well-written style. . . . It is an excellent springboard for discussion.' Read more [...]

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Structural Mechanics Fundamentals

Review 'It is a book useful for advanced-level students, unifying the contents usually one could find in separate textbooks of statics, strength of materials, and engineering mechanics. The book [...]

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Big Studio Secrets for Home Recording and Production

Review 1. Introduction. 2. Looking Back: A History of Recording. 3. An Overview of Studio Setup, Traditional and Modern. 4. Studio Space: Dealing with Limitations. 5. Microphone Choice and Techni [...]

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Rapid Prototyping of Digital Systems: SOPC Edition

From the Back Cover RAPID PROTOTYPING OF DIGITAL SYSTEMS provides an exciting and challenging environment for rapidly adapting System-on-a-Programmable Chip (SOPC) technology to existing designs [...]

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Lewis and Clark's Observations and Measurements of Geomorphology and Hydrology, and Changes With Time (U.S. Geological Survey Circular, 1246)

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 2003-06 Excerpt: ...(a sandy [...]

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Theoretical Anxiety and Design Strategies in the Work of Eight Contemporary Architects (MIT Press)

Review Theoretical Anxiety and Architectural Strategies in the Work of Eight Contemporary Architects...keeps the 'live' feel of a master performance. The result is an exacting but easy read that [...]

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The Art and Architecture of Ancient Egypt (The Yale University Press Pelican History of Art)

The civilisation of Ancient Egypt flourished along the fertile banks of the River Nile. It was a civilisation that extended in virtually unbroken continuity from the fourth millennium B.C. to the conquest of Alexander th [...]

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GIS and Cartographic Modeling

About the Author C. Dana Tomlin is a professor of landscape architecture at the University of Pennsylvania School of Design and an adjunct professor of GIS at the Yale School of Forestry and Envi [...]

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The Ferrari Book

Review This book attempts the rather difficult task of relaying the brand's history through pictures. And, at least in my opinion, succeeds. The magical lens of Gunter Raupp has been doing this s [...]

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Standard Catalog of Thunderbird: 1955-2004

Traces the lineage of the famous Bird through fantastic colour photography, detailed trim, option, and production information, and year-by-year recaps of the T-Bird's development from 1955 to the present. [...]

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ASE Test Preparation MediumHeavy Duty Truck Series Test T7: Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning

About the Author Find learning solutions to boost your career, augment your curriculum, improve your training courses or help you master new skills, from the leader in skills based solutions for [...]

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Mechanic's Guide to Precision Measurement Tools (Motorbooks Workshop)

About the Author Forbes Aird is a freelance writer whose previous work for MBI includes How To Restore Automotive Electrics, Circle Track Suspension, and Carburetor Performance: How To Tune & Mod [...]

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Toyota Tundra and Sequoia 2000 Thru 2002: Hy Repair Manual (Haynes Manuals)

Every Haynes manual is based on a complete teardown and rebuild, contains hundreds of "hands-on" photos tied to step-by-step instructions, and is thorough enough to help anyone from a do-it-yourselfer to a prof [...]

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Suzuki Intruder, Marauder, Volusia and Boulevard '85 to '09 (Haynes Service & Repair Manual)

About the Author Haynes offers the best coverage for cars, trucks, vans, SUVs and motorcycles on the market today. Each manual contains easy to follow step-by-step instructions linked to hundreds [...]

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Ran When Parked: Advice and Adventures from the Affordable Underbelly of Car Collecting

Everyman's guide to classic cars, "Ran When Parked" - is the perfect balance of hard-nosed information and data with dozens of stories of contemporary living with classic cars. That means lusting after, buying, [...]

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Evolution of the Bicycle, Vol. 1, with Price Guide

Review Presented here is the most popular bicycle collecting guide ever! Catalog illustrations and hundreds of full color photographs combine with old pictures and the history of the bicycle to c [...]

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Ford Performance

Thoroughly revised and updated, this edition provides accurate technical guidance to understanding and building all popular Ford performance engines. This outstanding reference covers the venerable Ford small block and b [...]

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