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    Land Rover: The Story of the Car That Conquered the World

    R187,00 R220,00
    Sunday Times Bestseller As quintessentially British as a plate of fish and chips or a British Bulldog, the boxy, utilitarian Land Rover Defender has become an iconic part of what it is to be British.

    On the Road: Growing Up in Eight Journeys - My Early Years

    R140,00 R165,00
    ON THE ROAD is TOP GEAR presenter Richard Hammond's emotional road map of his early years, told through eight significant journeys he has taken.

    A Flying Life: An Enthusiast's Photographic Record of British Aviation in the 1930s

    R500,00
    During the 1930s two young men spent all their spare cash on film and petrol travelling around England photographing aircraft. This profusely illustrated account of their travels is interspersed with dates of important events that took place in British aviation and literally provides a snapshot of the Golden Age of British Aviation.

    Bloody Paralyser: The Giant Handley Page Bombers of the First World War

    R500,00
    This book tells the story of the largest British bomber of World War 1 and the men who flew them.

    Drive: The Definitive History of Motoring

    R341,00 R390,00

    Conquest of the Atlantic: Cunard Liners of the 1950s and 1960s

    R500,00
    Conquest of the Atlantic: Cunard Liners of the 1950s and 1960s is the story of these great ships that are all still remembered with much fondness and of the life on board them. Cunard would face furious competition with jet aircraft and by 1969 be reduced to one Atlantic liner, the legendary and iconic Queen Elizabeth 2.

    Howard's Whirlybirds: Howard Hughes' Amazing Pioneering Helicopter Exploits

    R425,00
    The first book to reveal how movie mogul Howard Hughes' aircraft division emerged from a hobby shop into an empire to be later sold for $490 million

    BIKE - The longer road

    R166,00 R195,00
    Following hot on the heels of the hugely successful book BIKE: Tar & Gravel Adventures in South Africa in 2011, MapStudio now offers the sequel, BIKE: The Longer.

    The Aircraft Book

    R416,00 R475,00
    Suitable for aviation buffs, covering the enduring impact that aircraft has on society as an object of curiosity, a symbol of luxury, and an essential weapon of war, this title is all about the men, machines, and landmark technology behind the iconic aircraft from the Supermarine Spitfire to the Concorde.

    The Crash Detectives: Investigating the World's Most Mysterious Air Disasters

    R223,00 R255,00
    Over 30,000 flights arrive safely at their intended destinations every day, but what took place on board those that didn't...?

    Post-War on the Liners

    R475,00
    The story of the great post-war era of liner travel across continents and companies from Cunard to P & O - from luxury liners to 100-berth transport ships.

    The Lost Pilots: The Spectacular Rise and Scandalous Fall of Aviation's Golden Couple

    R281,00 R330,00
    A gripping, untold saga of love, betrayal and scandal at the height of the Roaring Twenties

    Howard's Whirlybirds: Howard Hughes' Amazing Pioneering Helicopter Exploits

    R500,00
    Howard Hughes popularised the light helicopter trainer, mass-produced the first turbine-powered light observation helicopter, led the way in hot cycle rotorcraft propulsion research and, finally, developed the world's most advanced attack helicopter - the Apache - that was purchased and also saw service with the UK.

    British Steam in Colour: London to Aberdeen from the Bill Reed Collection

    R325,00
    Seventy-nine-year-old Nottingham railway photographer, Bill Reed, shows for the first time his colour pictures of steam locomotives taken from the line-side, on shed and on works. The photographs cover the area on and off the main line from the London termini up to Aberdeen.

    Classic British Motorcycles

    R625,00
    Until the 1950s, even into the '60s, British motor cycle makers ruled the roost such as Scott, Rudge, BSA, Norton and Vincent. Gloriously illustrated and written by a world-leading authoritarian figure on powered motorcycling, Classic British Motorcycles tells of a fascinating yesteryear when Britain was a leading pioneer of motorcycling.

    The Boulton Paul Balliol: The Last Merlin-Powered Aircraft

    R375,00
    The Boulton Paul Balliol was the last Merlin-powered aircraft although it started life as the world's first turbo-trainer