Books On Transport: General Interest

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From sports cars to ocean-liners, and from great rail-journeys to aviation adventures, here you’ll find our varied range of books on transport. Browse our bestselling books on cars and motoring, trains and railways, ships and sailing, and aeroplanes, and discover our range of perfect transport gifts.

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Our Best Transport Books

Around the World in 80 Trains
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Dead Men Don't Tell Tales
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£20.00   £16.99
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Bradshaw's Handbook
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Take the Slow Road: England and Wales
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Bond Cars
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£20.00
Hardback
1001 Cars To Dream of Driving Before You Die
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All On The Board
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Seashaken Houses
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£9.99
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Steam Trains Today
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The Camper Van Bible
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The Car Book
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DK
£25.00
Hardback
Land Rover
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£8.99
Paperback
Up in the Air
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£6.99
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Night Trains
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£8.99
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How to Build a Motorcycle
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Loco Spotter's Guide
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£20.00 £16.99
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The former racing driver-turned-TV presenter chronicles his various adrenaline-packed escapades since retiring from the sport, including leaping out of planes with a 1940s parachute and stunt jumping over barbed-wire fences.

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Racing in the Dark
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Madhouse at the End of the Earth
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Steam Trains Today
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Big British Railway Journeys Puzzle Book
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Power Play
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£20.00
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Dead Men Don't Tell Tales
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£20.00   £16.99
Hardback
Britain's 100 Best Railway Stations
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The Spitfire Kids
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Sea Fever
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£16.99
Hardback
Great Britain's Railways
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Aston Martin
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£9.99   £8.49
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A Brief History of Motion
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The High Girders
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£8.99
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Ticket to Ride Puzzle Book
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Greatest British Railway Journeys
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Tales from the Tillerman
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The Times All Aboard!
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Why We Drive
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£9.99
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Our Best Transport Gift Books

1001 Cars To Dream of Driving Before You Die
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Bradshaw's Handbook
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All On The Board
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The Car Book
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DK
£25.00
Hardback
The Train Book
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DK
£25.00
Hardback
James Bond's Aston Martin DB5
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Big British Railway Journeys Puzzle Book
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The Dream 100 from evo and Octane
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Secrets of the Great Ocean Liners
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The Times: The Joy of Railways
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Ferrari Formula 1 Car by Car
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Cyclist - Ride
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£30.00
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Unforgettable Journeys
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The Motorcycle: Design, Art, Desire
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Epic Train Journeys
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£35.00
Hardback
Ford GT40 Anthology
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Ultimate Harley Davidson
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£35.00
Hardback
Coming soon - 07/12/2021
Awaiting publication

A lavish photographic history of the main railway stations of London for transport buffs and anyone interested in the rich history of London.

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Planes, Trains & Automobiles

Great gifts for transport buffs

Waterloo Station 1000 piece Jigsaw Puzzle
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Mind the Gap Card Game
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£11.99
Game
Ticket to Ride Europe Board Game
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Crossing The Ribble 500pc Gift Puzzle
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Battleship Card Game
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Ticket to Ride London Board Game
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Spitfire Skirmish 500 piece jigsaw puzzle
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Tangmere Hurricanes 500pc Jigsaw Puzzle
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Titanic First Accounts 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle
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First Ticket To Ride
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£27.99
Game
Nanonblock London Underground
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£18.99
General merchandise
Top Gun Strategy Board Game
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Ticket To Ride Asia: Map Collection
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Train In A Tin
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£11.99
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Off the Rails 

Our best books on railways and trains

 

Around the World in 80 Trains
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Bradshaw's Handbook
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Steam Trains Today
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Night Trains
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£8.99
Paperback
Loco Spotter's Guide
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The Railways
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£9.99
Paperback
The Train Book
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DK
£25.00
Hardback
The Trains Now Departed
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Italian Ways
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£9.99
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Britain's 100 Best Railway Stations
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Greatest British Railway Journeys
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Platform Souls
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I Tried to Run a Railway
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Slow Trains to Venice
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Why Do Shepherds Need a Bush?
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The Railwayman's Pocketbook
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Motoring On  

Our best books on cars and motoring

 

Bond Cars
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£20.00
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1001 Cars To Dream of Driving Before You Die
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The Car Book
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DK
£25.00
Hardback
Land Rover
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£8.99
Paperback
Racing in the Dark
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Aston Martin
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£9.99   £8.49
Paperback
Why We Drive
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£9.99
Paperback
The Classic Car Book
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DK
£25.00
Hardback
Enzo Ferrari
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Power Play
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£20.00
Hardback
The Sound of Supercars
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The Car Miscellany
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Beautiful Machines
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£45.00
Hardback
The Dream 100 from evo and Octane
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Really?
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£8.99
Paperback
Cool Cars
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£12.99
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An endlessly entertaining compendium of railway-related brainteasers, this delightful puzzle book from the National Railway Museum makes an ideal gift for all lovers of locomotives.

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The Sea, The Sea 

Our best books on ships and sailing

 

Madhouse at the End of the Earth
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A Short History of Seafaring
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Down To The Sea In Ships
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Deep Sea and Foreign Going
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Sea Fever
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£16.99
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Secrets of the Great Ocean Liners
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Icebreaker
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£8.99
Paperback
A Night to Remember
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RMS Titanic (Icon)
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Icebound
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£20.00
Hardback
Windrush
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£12.99
Paperback
Titanic: A Passenger's Guide Pocket Book
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Liverpool Docks Through Time
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Sails, Skippers and Sextants
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Up, Up and Away

Our best aviation books

Up in the Air
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£6.99
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The Aircraft Book
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DK
£25.00
Hardback
Skyfaring
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£9.99
Paperback
IWM Duxford Guidebook
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£5.00
Paperback
The Spitfire Kids
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Empire of the Clouds
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Bournemouth Air Festival programme 2021
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Airline Maps
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£16.99
Paperback
The Aircraft Book
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DK
£25.00
Hardback
Concorde
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£12.99
Paperback
Civil Aircraft Markings 2021
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The Crash Detectives
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Spitfire
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£12.99
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Lancaster
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£12.99
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The Little Book of Aviation
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The Hurricane Pocket Manual
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Race the Atlantic Wind
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