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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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Early Japanese Railways 1853–1914: Engineering Triumphs that Transformed Meiji-era Japan
Dan Free.
Publisher: Tuttle.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9784805310069.  Daedalus Item Code: 70398
 
While the impact of rail travel on 19th-century America and Europe is well known, its parallel development in Japan also forms a fascinating chapter in railroad history. During this period of rapid ... (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Abundantly illustrated with archival and contemporary photos—some filling two pages, and most previously unpublished—as well as documents, passenger travel diaries, and promotional brochures and ...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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Great War Railwaymen: Britain’s Railway Company Workers at War 1914–1918
Jeremy Higgins. Michael Portillo, foreword. Lord Dannatt, intro.
Publisher: Uniform Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781910500002.  Daedalus Item Code: 73246
 
As the lifeblood of the Great War, the railway network in Britain became more essential than ever before, as it transported men and supplies back and forth from the front on a staggering scale. This ... (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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The Lusitania Saga & Myth: 100 Years On
David Ramsay.
Publisher: Pen & Sword.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781473821767.  Daedalus Item Code: 73219
 
At the time of its launching in 1906, RMS Lusitania was famous for its size, opulence, and speed; torpedoed by a German submarine nine years later, the ship became an ominous sign that warfare ... (Read More)
 
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Malloch's Spitfire: The Story and Restoration of PK350
Nick Meikle.
Publisher: Casemate.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781612002521.  Daedalus Item Code: 73311
 
Designated PK350 when she left the factory at the end of World War II, this Spitfire F Mk22 was the only late-model example of Britain's famous fighter to have been restored to flying condition. She ... (Read More)
 
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Mayday!: A History of Flight through its Martyrs, Oddballs and Daredevils
David Darling.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780744094.  Daedalus Item Code: 72164
 
In the world before aircraft, to believe that flight might be possible required a certain kind of character, notes science writer David Darling; you had to be starry-eyed and ingenious, and possess ... (Read More)
 
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My Dad Had That Car: A Nostalgic Look at the American Automobile, 1920–1990
Tad Burness. Matt Stone, commentary.
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9780316430913.  Daedalus Item Code: 79308
 
From the 1970s, when he began publishing his encyclopedic car spotter's guides, Tad Burness's ongoing labor of love informed and excited generations of car fans in the years before the Internet made ... (Read More)
 
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Orient-Express: A Personal Journey
James B. Sherwood, with Ivan Fallon.
Publisher: Robson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781849541879.  Daedalus Item Code: 73186
 
In 1977, the fabled Orient-Express was taken out of service, prompting a public outcry; entrepreneur James B. Sherwood, however, decided to do something about it. Purchasing two of the train's 1920s ... (Read More)
 
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RMS Lusitania: A History in Picture Postcards
Eric Sauder.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780750962803.  Daedalus Item Code: 73288
 
An engineering marvel, Lusitania was at one time the largest, fastest, most opulent vessel in the world. Sunk by a German submarine in May 1915 with a loss of 1200 lives, the ship became a ... (Read More)
 
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Some Vernacular Railroad Photographs
Jeff Brouws & Wendy Burton.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393239386.  Daedalus Item Code: 73053
 
Photographers and rail fans Jeff Brouws and Wendy Burton have been collecting amateur railroad photos for years, poring through disorganized boxes of enthusiasts' snapshots at train shows and swap ... (Read More)
 
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