New Zealand has long held a passion for its aviation history - the bravado, ingenuity and trailblazing spirit says a lot about who we are. Classic Planes celebrates that legacy, from the first fledgli..
New Zealand has a remarkable maritime history and many of us have a close relationship with the sea that surrounds us. No sooner had the first European settlers arrived in Auckland than they held a re..
On 22 May 1934 a zenith of locomotive construction in the UK was reached when an enormous new locomotive entered traffic for the London & North Eastern Railway Company. The impressive engine was P2 Cl..
For over fifty years, the Chevy Camaro has defined American performance. The Complete Book of Chevrolet Camaro, 2nd Edition continues the story of America's premier performance car. In 2016, the sixt..
Take an authoritative, thorough, and heavily illustrated look at Triumph motorcycles, from beloved classics to popular new models! What do Marlon Brando, James Dean, Steve McQueen, Bob Dylan, and Arth..
From lifelong car enthusiast and photographer Mike Mueller comes the most expansive overview of Chrysler Corporations muscle cars ever published. Its no secret that Dodge and Plymouth have been respon..
Volkswagen Beetles and their variants are some of the most iconic and easily recognizable cars on the road! The classic air-cooled Volkswagen Beetle, officially the Volkswagen Type 1, is regarded as ..
From the single-cylinder bikes of the 1950s to the high-performance sportbikes of today, The Complete Book of Ducati Motorcycles showcases the entire spectrum of Ducati. Legendary Ducati motorcycles h..
Porsche's fabled 911 represents the ultimate expression of Ferdinand Porsche's original vision of the perfect sports car. In The Complete Book of Porsche 911, author and photographer Randy Leffingwell..
Everything you need to know about auto body repair--updated and revised to cover water-based paints, the latest panel adhesives, and other body repair technologies.The only thing more reliable than ri..
If you think you need a boarding pass to fly, you're really missing out... Today, drones are everywhere. From film studios to farms, they're in the hands of photographers, commercial surveyors and rac..
A Complete Guide to Starting Your Own Paintless Dent Repair Business Paintless dent repair or removal (PDR) is an advancing art of removing dents, dings, hail damage, even large dents from automobiles..
The ultimate illustrated guide for sailors is now fully revised and updated. With a foreword by Olympic gold medallist Sir Ben Ainslie, and covering the latest developments in sailing and navigation t..
In Concorde, Jonathan Glancey tells the story of this magnificent and hugely popular aircraft anew, taking the reader from the moment Captain Chuck Yeager first broke the sound barrier in 1947 through..
The technical details of British warships were recorded in a set of plans produced by the builders on completion of every ship. Known as the `as fitted' general arrangements, these drawings documented..
Cuba is worth a visit. Or, as the authors of this book discovered, several. The average package holiday is simply not long enough to visit this country's myriad of sights, all of which are worth seein..
'Cuba Cars and Cigars' is full of glorious colour images of the rare and varied Cuban-owned 1950s American and European automobiles, trucks, and station wagons that were imported before 1961. Among th..
An updated and expanded edition to celebrate the 150th anniversary of this iconic ship. The narrative spans her construction at Dumbarton in 1869; her famous tea voyages as well as those with other ca..
Day Skipper for Sail and Power is a major reference book for anyone following the RYA Day Skipper course. Brought thoroughly up-to-date with new developments and covering all the theory and practical ..
The de Havilland Tiger Moth biplane is an iconic and instantly recognisable aircraft. It is also one of a handful of planes that attracts the widest possible recognition outside the specialist group. ..
When Holden signalled that it would close its Adelaide factory, it struck at the very heart of Australian identity. Holden is our car made on our shores. It's the choice of patriotic rev heads and sub..
The Skyraider became legendary for its ability to soak up battle damage and still keep flying. It was eventually replaced in the US Navy by the swept-wing jet A-6 Intruder and A-7 Corsair. Radar-equip..
The official book to discover Ducati's glorious history: unparalleled tradition made of innovation, Italian style and sport victories that started 90 years ago. Since 1926 Ducati has been creating emo..
Due to requests from thousands of worldwide Ducati enthusiasts, club members, motorcycle devotees and those who were not quick enough to buy Phil Aynsley's rare and sold out first book Ducati-A Photog..
This was a car with a voice: Its engine note, a deep, powerful burble, was as distinct to me as the voices of my parents and friends, but then a lot of other cars had voices too. Triumph Heralds purre..
Launched in 1914, two years after the ill-fated voyage of her sister ship, RMS Titanic, the Britannic was intended to be superior to her tragic twin in every way. But war intervened and in 1915 she wa..
In the quest for ultimate speed, Formula One combines human drama, cutting-edge technological innovation and high-stakes finance in a thrilling global circus watched by half a billion avid fans. The M..
For 70 years, Ferrari has produced automotive works of art to fire the imaginations of car lovers worldwide. A stellar combination of beauty, performance, racing success, exclusivity and Italian flair..
A substantial work, providing exceptional insights into Ferrari the man, Ferrari's design, and Ferrari the legend.Ferrari is an extraordinary company that emerged as World War II receded in Italy, com..
All the classic farm tractors you remember, plus new ones to discover, are all here in this complete photo-packed collection. A classic farm tractor is a conversation starter and a comforting reminder..
Everything around us is designed. Design has the ability to transform environments, bring about social change, improve our quality of life. It can be exciting or frivolous, bold or subtle, daring or l..
In the ninth addition to his bestselling "Fifty Places" series, author Chris Santella is back at it again, this time exploring the world on bikes with Fifty Places to Bike Before You Die. Biking has g..
Railways are much more than just a mode of transport and their impact on the past 200 years of history has been profound. Railways have brought freedom of movement to the masses and been the agents of..
Relive the journey of how the world was discovered with the illustrated Fifty Ships that Changed the Course of History. From the Stone Age to the present day, no technology has had a more profound im..
Highly illustrated volume covering the emergence of the modern railway in a unique, essentially geographical way. Contemporary maps, many never before published, showing the locations and routes of th..
From the Wright brothers' first powered flight, to Concorde's final voyage and the tragic crash of the Columbia, Flight takes you on a sky-high journey through the history of aviation. Charting the t..
This book chronicles the 88 years in which Ford built cars in Australia for Australian conditions and interviews many of the people who worked for the company. It constitutes the complete history of F..