695 books (35 pages) in this category

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

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

British Battle Tanks

by David Fletcher

The idea of British soldiers using American tanks was not viewed with a great deal of enthusiasm by the British Army. They perceived American tanks as being crudely made, mechanically unsophisticated and impossible to fight in. However, once ...

ISBN: 9781472820068

Binding: Hardback

$49.99

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<br>design concepts that ...

ISBN: 9781784422783

Binding: Paperback

$16.99

Broad Gauge Railways

by Tim Bryan

Isambard Kingdom Brunel considered the Great Western Railway the finest work in England ' and he contributed many groundbreaking features, none so unorthodox as the decision not to adopt the standard ' track gauge of 4ft 8e in and ...

ISBN: 9781784422776

Binding: Paperback

$14.99

Burke and Wills

The triumph and tragedy of Australia's most famous explorers

by Peter FitzSimons

ISBN: 9780733634109

Binding: Hardback

$49.99

Burke and Wills

The triumph and tragedy of Australia's most famous explorers

by Peter FitzSimons

ISBN: 9780733640797

Binding: Paperback

$35.00

Burned Alive

Bruno, Galileo and the Inquisition

by Alberto A. Martinez

<p>In 1600 the Catholic Inquisition condemned the philosopher Giordano Bruno for his heretical beliefs. He was then burned alive in a public place in Rome. Historians, scientists and teachers usually deny that Bruno was condemned for his beliefs

ISBN: 9781780238968

Binding: Hardback

$62.99

Burning For Revenge

by John Marsden

When you're on your knees there's only one thing to do ... stand up again! Ellie and her friends have stared defeat in the face. They have felt its hot breath. They have been bashed and battered by it, brought to breaking point. Now it's time to

ISBN: 9781489394460

Binding: CD-Audio

Audio Book
$29.95

Campaldino 1289

by Kelly,Capponi, Niccol? DeVries

Campaldino is one of the important battles between the Guelphs and Ghibellines - the major political factions in the city states of central and northern Italy. It heralded the rise of Florence to a dominant position over the area of Tuscany and ...

ISBN: 9781472831286

Binding: Paperback

$29.99

Captured Lives

Australia's Wartime Internment Camps

by Peter Monteath

<p> <p><i>Captured Lives</i> peers behind the barbed wire veil that was drawn around people—both civilian internees and prisoners of war—deemed threats to Australia’s security during the two world wars.&nbsp;&nbsp;<br></p> <p>Civilians from ...

ISBN: 9780642279248

Binding: Paperback

$39.99

Carpathia

The extraordinary story of the ship that rescued the survivors of the Titanic

by Jay Ludowyke

ISBN: 9780733640674

Binding: Paperback

$32.99

Century Girls: The Final Word from the Women Who've Lived the Past Hundred Years of British History

by Tessa Dunlop

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

ISBN: 9781471161322

Binding: Hardback

$39.99

China Hands

Nine Decades of Adventure, Espionage, and Diplomacy in Asia

by James Lilley

ISBN: 9781586483432

Binding: Paperback

$26.99

China: A History

by John Keay

An accessible, authoritative single-volume narrative history of China, from the earliest times to the present day, designed both to engage the general reader and to challenge the horizons of the China specialist. Most histories of China appear ...

ISBN: 9780007221783

Binding: Paperback

$24.99

Chinese Cinderella

The Secret Story of an Unwanted Daughter

by Adeline Yen Mah

A Chinese proverb says, "Falling leaves return to their roots." In Chinese Cinderella, Adeline Yen Mah returns to her roots to tell the story of her painful childhood and her ultimate triumph and courage in the face of despair. Adeline's ...

ISBN: 9781486224296

Binding: CD-Extra

Audio Book
$24.95

Churchill's Secret War

The British Empire and the Ravaging of India during World War II

by Madhusree Mukerjee

ISBN: 9780465024810

Binding: Paperback

$22.99

City on a Grid

How New York Became New York

by Gerard Koeppel

ISBN: 9780306825491

Binding: Paperback

$24.99

Colours Aloft!

by Alexander Kent

September 1803. Vice-Admiral Sir Richard Bolitho finds himself the new master of the Argonaute, a French flagship taken in battle. With the Peace of Armiens in ruins, he must leave the safety of Falmouth. What lies ahead is the grim reality of

ISBN: 9781489397355

Binding: CD-Audio

Audio Book
$39.95

Colours Aloft!

by Alexander Kent

September 1803. Vice-Admiral Sir Richard Bolitho finds himself the new master of the Argonaute, a French flagship taken in battle. With the Peace of Armiens in ruins, he must leave the safety of Falmouth. What lies ahead is the grim reality of

ISBN: 9781489397362

Binding: CD-Extra

Audio Book
$39.95