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The Flying Scotsman Pocket Book

Author : R.H.N. Hardy
ISBN : 1844862224
Genre : Transportation
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The LNER Class A3 Pacific locomotive No. 4472 'Flying Scotsman' is one of the world's most iconic steam engines. It was built in 1923 for the London and North Eastern Railway at Doncaster Works to a design by Nigel Gresley. Taking its name from the London to Edinburgh non-stop service on which it was employed, 'Flying Scotsman' worked many long-distance express trains in a career in which it covered more than 2,000,000 miles (3,200,000 km). This fascinating pocket-book tells the story of this distinguished locomotive through authentic period literature including LNER and BR service manuals, giving an insight into her construction and operation from the height of her fame in the 1930s through to the end of her BR service in 1963.
Category: Transportation

The Flying Scotsman

Author : Bob Gwynne
ISBN : 9780747811572
Genre : History
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The Flying Scotsman is probably the most famous railway locomotive in the world. It first caused a sensation for its beauty and its speed in 1923, and it soon became a national icon. The fastest and most comfortable way of travelling between London and Scotland, The Flying Scotsman only got faster and more luxurious as competition from other routes, airlines, and the motor car threatened. From 1928 it began running non-stop, an achievement that earned it yet more attention. This superbly illustrated book celebrates the much-loved locomotive, the train that shared its name, the route it took, and how it captured the imagination of the nation.
Category: History

The Mx Book Of New Sherlock Holmes Stories Part I

Author : David Marcum
ISBN : 9781780928265
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 52.16 MB
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Part One of a record breaking three-volume collection, bringing together over sixty of the world’s leading Sherlock Holmes authors. All the stories are traditional Sherlock Holmes pastiches. This volume covers the years from 1881 to 1889, including contributions from:John Hall, Hugh Ashton, Adrian Middleton, David Marcum, Jayantika Ganguly, Denis O. Smith, Amy Thomas, Kevin David Barratt, Luke Benjamen Kuhns, Summer Perkins, Deanna Baran, Shane Simmons, C.H. Dye, Mark Mower, Derrick Belanger , Daniel D. Victor, Steve Mountain, Stephen Wade, John Heywood, Will Thomas, Daniel McGachey, Martin Rosenstock, Craig Janacek, (and a poem from Michael Kurland). The authors are donating all the royalties from the collection to preservation projects at Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s former home, Undershaw.
Category: Fiction

Murder On The Flying Scotsman

Author : Carola Dunn
ISBN : 9781849018388
Genre : Fiction
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Daisy's in danger of heading off the rails! Daisy's embarking on a journey to Edinburgh and her biggest worry is that she has forgotten her book, so how will she pass the time? Her concern proves to be pointless, however, as once the journey begins Daisy finds a pint-sized stowaway on board - Belinda, the daughter of dreamy Detective Chief Inspector Alec Fletcher, Daisy's beau. No sooner has this problem revealed itself than Daisy and Belinda run into a bickering Scottish clan en route to the deathbed of the head of the family. But before the express reaches its first stop, one of the greedy McGowans has turned up dead. Is it murder? Daisy's willing to bet her first-class ticket it is - after all, the victim was the heir-in-waiting and she's sharing the carriage with an entire family of suspects who have everything to gain by his death... Praise for the Daisy Dalrymple series: 'Cunning... appropriate historical detail and witty dialogue are the finishing touches on this engaging 1920s period piece.' Publishers Weekly 'As always, Dunn evokes the life and times of 1920s England while providing a plot that is a cut above the average British cosy. This will delight readers who love country-house mysteries.' Booklist 'For fans of Dorothy L. Sayers' novels' Library Journal
Category: Fiction

The Railway Pocket Bible

Author : Andrew Fowler
ISBN : 1907087230
Genre : Railroads
File Size : 79.45 MB
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The Railway Pocket Bible is a gift book full of trivia and titbits for any railway enthusiast, containing a variety of information on railways in one pocket-sized guide, from profiles of famous trains and facts about railway journeys around the world to tips on creating your own model railway.
Category: Railroads

Loco Spotter S Guide

Author : Stuart Black
ISBN : 9781472820488
Genre : Transportation
File Size : 31.86 MB
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A pocket guide to 60 of the most iconic British locomotives of the last two centuries--which will have wide appeal as a handy yet detailed reference book.
Category: Transportation

Authors And Artists For Young Adults

Author : Gale Group
ISBN : 0787646733
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 35.21 MB
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With Authors Artists for Young Adults, teens have a source where they can discover fascinating and entertaining facts about the writers, artists, film directors, graphic novelists and other creative personalities that most interest them. International in scope, each volume contains 20-25 entries.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Bookseller

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ISBN : UCAL:B3312318
Genre : Bibliography
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Category: Bibliography