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Early Japanese Railways 1853–1914: Engineering Triumphs that ...
Dan Free.
 
Publisher: Tuttle
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9784805310069
Daedalus Item Code: 70398
 
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The Ancient Paths: Discovering the Lost Map of Celtic Europe
Graham Robb.
 
Publisher: Picador
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780330531511
Daedalus Item Code: 70484
 
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Titanic: One Newspaper, Seven Days, and the Truth That Shocked the World
Stephen W. Hines.
Publisher: Cumberland House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781402256653.  Daedalus Item Code: 71333
 
The Titanic was a marvel of modern engineering and the pride of Britain's maritime fleet; it was unthinkable that she should sink on her maiden voyage, and the world was frantic for ... (Read More)
 
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Ninety Percent of Everything: Inside Shipping, the Invisible Industry that Puts Clothes on Your Back, Gas in Your Car, and Food on Your Plate
Rose George.
Publisher: Metropolitan Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805092639.  Daedalus Item Code: 70051
 
On ship-tracking websites, the waters are black with dots: each dot is a ship; each ship is laden with boxes; each box is laden with goods. Freight shipping has been no less revolutionary to society ... (Read More)
 
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Iron Horses: America's Race to Bring the Railroads West
Walter R. Borneman.
Publisher: Back Bay.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316371773.  Daedalus Item Code: 71020
 
The completion of the first transcontinental railroad in 1869 marked the start of a greater challenge: to build a faster, more direct line from Chicago to Los Angeles through the southern part of the ... (Read More)
 
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Turn-the-Wheel Animal Ambulance
Kathryn Smith. Peter Lawson, illus.
Publisher: Abbeville.   Format: board book.
ISBN: 9780789210265.  Daedalus Item Code: 62207
 
The animal ambulance is on alert, ready to rescue animals in distress. Officer Jill picks up a call. "Head for the wildlife park!" she cries. Can you steer the ambulance toward the park entrance, to ... (Read More)
 
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The Story of Flight: A Three-Dimensional Expanding Pocket Guide
John Holcroft, illus.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: slipcased.
ISBN: 9781406345933.  Daedalus Item Code: 64493
 
Ever since the first passenger balloon took off in 1783, aviators, inventors, and engineers have been developing and building better, safer, more powerful aircraft. This accordion-folded book ... (Read More)
 
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Full Steam Ahead: A Golden Age of Cruises
Boris Dänzer-Kantof.
Publisher: Scriptum Editions.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781902686790.  Daedalus Item Code: 71242
 
Abundantly illustrated with archival and contemporary photos—some filling two pages, and most previously unpublished—as well as documents, passenger travel diaries, and promotional brochures and ... (Read More)
 
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The Coming of the Comet: The Rise and Fall of the Paddle Steamer
Nick Robins.
Publisher: Seaforth.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781848321342.  Daedalus Item Code: 70935
 
From 1812, when Henry Bell's Comet began regularly carrying passengers on Scotland's Clyde River, through the end of the 19th century, the paddle-wheel steamer was synonymous with river travel ... (Read More)
 
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The Last Journey of William Huskisson: How a Day of Triumph Became a Day of Despair at the Turn of a Wheel
Simon Garfield.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571210480.  Daedalus Item Code: 43943
 
George and Robert Stephenson wanted their "Rocket" to become the most famous locomotive in history, but on September 15th, 1830, the engine's debut was marred by disaster when it fatally crushed the ... (Read More)
 
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Titanic: Destination Disaster: The Legends and the Reality: Revised and Expanded Edition
John P. Eaton & Charles A. Haas.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393315134.  Daedalus Item Code: 63550
 
The co-founders of Titanic International and two of the world's foremost authorities on the Titanic, John Eaton and Charles Haas supplement their comprehensive history Titanic: Triumph and ... (Read More)
 
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Dangerous Days on the Victorian Railways: Feuds, Frauds, Robberies and Riots
Terry Deary.
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780226361.  Daedalus Item Code: 64474
 
The Victorians risked more than just delays when boarding a steam train, for although they would squabble endlessly over who deserved the title of "Father of the Locomotive," safety on the rails was ... (Read More)
 
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1. The Ancient Paths: Discovering the Lost Map of Celtic Europe
Graham Robb.
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2. Ninety Percent of Everything: Inside Shipping, the Invisible Industry that Puts Clothes on Your Back, Gas in Your Car, and Food on Your Plate
Rose George.
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3. Early Japanese Railways 1853–1914: Engineering Triumphs that Transformed Meiji-era Japan
Dan Free.
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4. Murder in the First-Class Carriage: The First Victorian Railway Killing
Kate Colquhoun.
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5. The Story of Flight: A Three-Dimensional Expanding Pocket Guide
John Holcroft, illus.
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6. Iron Horses: America's Race to Bring the Railroads West
Walter R. Borneman.
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7. Dangerous Days on the Victorian Railways: Feuds, Frauds, Robberies and Riots
Terry Deary.
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8. Death, Dynamite and Disaster: A Grisly British Railway History
Rosa Matheson.
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9. The 50 Greatest Train Journeys of the World
Anthony Lambert.
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