2040 books (102 pages) in this category

Bradshaw's Handbook

by George Bradshaw

Collector's item, landmark in the history of the tour guide, snapshot of Britain in the 1860s - Bradshaw's Handbook deserves a place on the bookshelf of any traveller, railway enthusiast, historian or anglophile. Produced as the British railway ...

ISBN: 9781908402028

Binding: Hardback

$19.99

Breaking the Chains of Gravity: The Story of Spaceflight before NASA

by Amy Shira Teitel

NASA 's history is a familiar story, one that typically peaks with Neil Armstrong taking his small step on the Moon in 1969. But America 's space agency wasn 't created in a vacuum. It was assembled from pre-existing parts, drawing together ...

ISBN: 9781472911247

Binding: Paperback

$19.99

Bridge of Spies

by Giles Whittell

Synopsis coming soon....... ...

ISBN: 9781849833271

Binding: Paperback

$19.99

Bridges of New York

by SHARON REIER

New York City boasts more spectacular bridges than any other city in the world. From the Gothic stone arches and gossamer steel webbing of the Brooklyn Bridge (perhaps the greatest engineering achievement of the 19th century), to the ...

ISBN: 9780486412306

Binding: Paperback

$36.99

Bridges: Spanning the World

by BINNEY MARCUS

Building bridges across rivers, canyons, straits and sea represents one of man's greatest endeavours. It has stretched human ingenuity, engineering and material technology to their utmost limits. Their creation has been driven by man's desire, ...

ISBN: 9781910258170

Binding: Hardback

$99.95

Brief and True Report of the New Found Land of Virginia

by THOMAS HARRIOT

Reprint of 1590 edition, with 28 engravings by de Bry (from John White) of Indian villages, activities, dress, more. Great classic of Americana, fascinating for European image of America. ""The Dover edition must rank as one of the finest ...

ISBN: 9780486210926

Binding: Paperback

$27.99

Brilliant Beacons

A History of the American Lighthouse

by Eric Jay Dolin

ISBN: 9780871406682

Binding: Hardback

$46.95

Brilliant Beacons

A History of the American Lighthouse

by Eric Jay Dolin

ISBN: 9781631492501

Binding: Paperback

$29.95

Brisbane: Schemes and Dreams

Nineteenth Century Arrivals

by Jennifer Harrison

Written by amateurs, professionals and academics, the chapters look at the achievements, contributions and, sometimes, the failings of a number of these early ???arrivals???. ...

ISBN: 9781925046991

Binding: Paperback

$34.99

Bristol Urban Legends: The Hotwells Crocodile and Other Stories

by STANLEY WILFRED MERTTENS

Tall tales and true tales created from reactions to events in the modern world. Bristolians' love of banter and outlandish gossip provides a perfect environment for the urban legend to breed, expand and ferment. One can never be sure that these

ISBN: 9780750983495

Binding: Paperback

$24.99

Britain's War: Volume 1

Into Battle, 1937-1941

by Daniel Todman

The most terrible emergency in Britain's history, the Second World War required an unprecedented national effort. An exhausted country had to fight an unexpectedly long war and found itself much diminished amongst the victors. Yet the outcome of

ISBN: 9781489372246

Binding: CD-Audio

Audio Book
$49.95

Britain's War: Volume 1

Into Battle, 1937-1941

by Daniel Todman

The most terrible emergency in Britain's history, the Second World War required an unprecedented national effort. An exhausted country had to fight an unexpectedly long war and found itself much diminished amongst the victors. Yet the outcome of

ISBN: 9781489372253

Binding: CD-Extra

Audio Book
$49.95

British History For Dummies

by Seán Lang

This book is a riotous, irreverent account of the people and events that have shaped Britain. Always getting those kings and queens confused? Never sure what happened when? Then you need this book. Inside you'll find rip-roaring stories of ...

ISBN: 9780470978191

Binding: Paperback

$37.95

British in India: Lives and Experiences, The

by David Gilmour

The British in this book lived in India from shortly after the reign of Elizabeth I until well into the reign of Elizabeth II. They were soldiers, officials, businessmen, doctors and missionaries of both sexes, planters, engineers and many ...

ISBN: 9780241004524

Binding: Hardback

$69.99

British Microcars 1947?2002

by Duncan Cameron

From the 1940s to the 1960s, the microcar posed a challenge to the large companies that mass-produced cars to uniform designs. The microcar was the opposite, produced by small entrepreneurial start-ups using quirky design concepts that offered ...

ISBN: 9781784422783

Binding: Paperback

$16.99

British Napoleonic Field Artillery

by C.E. FRANKLIN

This beautifully illustrated guide by master draughtsman and Napoleonic expert Carl Franklin draws together extensive research and previously unpublished information to provide a new insight into the field artillery and uniforms of the ...

ISBN: 9780752476520

Binding: Paperback

$69.99

British Prime Ministers

by JONATHAN BASTABLE

Delves into the premiership's 300 year history and unearths a host of facts about some of the characters in British history, lifting the lid on the top job. This title talks about the Prime Minister who only lasted 100 days, another who served ...

ISBN: 9780715339022

Binding: Hardback

$26.99

Buccaneers and Pirates

by FRANK R. STOCKTON

True tales of history's sea-faring scoundrels and their daring deeds, Buccaneers and Pirates recounts the legends of the notorious brigands who plundered North American coasts from the sixteenth to nineteenth centuries.Meet Blackbeard, who ...

ISBN: 9780486454252

Binding: Paperback

$24.99

Buccaneers and Privateers: The Story of the English Sea Rover, 1675 - 1725

by Richard Frohock

ISBN: 9781611495218

Binding: Paperback

$69.99

Buffalo Bill's Life Story

by W. F. CODY

Stirring campfire tales of the Old West animate these memoirs of Colonel William F. Cody, better known as Buffalo Bill. In a personal narrative as thrilling and satisfying as the most colourful fiction, Cody takes readers on back trails through ...

ISBN: 9780486400389

Binding: Paperback

$19.99