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Water Ways : A thousand miles along Britain's canals

For a hundred and fifty years, between the plod of packhorse trains and the arrival of the railways, canals were the high-tech water machine driving the industrial revolution. Amazing feats of engineering, they carried the rural into the city and the urban into the countryside, and changed the lives of everyone. And then, just when their purpose was extinguished by modern transport, they were saved from extinction and repurposed as a 'slow highways' network, a peaceful and countrywide haven from
R 212,50

Never Say Never : The Inside Story of the Motorcycle World Championships

'The unmistakable voice of Moto GP' - Valentino RossiAs 'The Voice' of motorcycle racing for forty years, commentator Nick Harris became the biggest star not on two wheels in the paddock, and this is his mostly eye-witness, white-knuckle account of MotoGP's scorching seventy-year history.
R 310,68 R 365,50

Water Ways : A thousand miles along Britain's canals

For a hundred and fifty years, between the plod of packhorse trains and the arrival of the railways, canals were the high-tech water machine driving the industrial revolution. Amazing feats of engineering, they carried the rural into the city and the urban into the countryside, and changed the lives of everyone. And then, just when their purpose was extinguished by modern transport, they were saved from extinction and repurposed as a 'slow highways' network, a peaceful and countrywide haven from
R 357,00 R 420,00

The Meaning of Meow

R 147,90 R 174,00

Sailing and Soaring : The Great Liners and the Great Skyscrapers

There is a great parallel between the great ocean liners and the great skyscrapers-a fascinating comparison between these two categories of design, engineering and creative genius. Bill Miller here in 'Sailing and Soaring' tells the wonderful story in words and photographs of the liners and skyscrapers from 1906 to 2010.
R 425,00 R 500,00

Post-war on the Liners : 1944-1977

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.
R 403,75 R 475,00

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

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.
R 425,00 R 500,00

Ships Visual Encyclopedia

From the dawn of civilization man has held a fascination with the sea, and over the centuries has built myriad ships and sailing craft for an equally diverse range of purposes. Ships: Visual Encyclopedia provides a fascinating at-a-glance guide to more than 1200 of the most important ships from the earliest times to the present day.
R 488,75 R 575,00

Field guide to the cradle of humankind

The cradle of humankind world heritage site is a unique area that probably tells us more about the history of our earliest ancestors than any place of a comparable size elsewhere in the world.
R 238,00 R 280,00