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  • The Voyage of the 'Discovery'

    By Robert F. Scott

    Our Price: $40.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789110983786
    • Publisher: Greenwood Press, Publishers
    • Published: 1969
    2 volumes. (1969). 8vo. Reprint edition. Faint wear to covers. Few leaves of volume 1 mistrimmed. VG. THE SET:
  • The $100 Hamburger: A Guide to Pilots' Favorite Fly-In Restaurants

    By John F. Purner

    Our Price: $35.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780071479257
    • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
    • Published: November 2006
    A cover-to-cover revision of the world's only pilot-to-pilot eating guide Featuring new restaurants, new airports, and updated reviews from pilots across the U.S., The $100 Hamburger is a true must have for any pilot in search of a good meal or an excuse to fly. The Third Edition features over 1,000 pilot-rated-and-recommended places to land for that meal at the end of the flight and includes restaurants from all 50 states. These reviews are PIREPs (Pilot Reports) from fellow pilots who've been there, chowed down, and awarded each joint from one to five "burgers." They tell you everything: location...quality...price...transportation...as well as dress codes and hours of operation! There's truly no better flight partner than this trusted combination travel, dining, and pilot guide to help you "know before you go." Visit the $100 Hamburger Site at www.100dollarhamburger.com
  • The $500 Round of Golf: A Guide to Pilot-Friendly Golf Courses

    By John F. Purner

    Our Price: $31.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780071409735
    • Publisher: McGraw-Hill
    • Published: February 2003
  • 'Fastnet, Force 10' : The Deadliest Storm in the History of Modern Sailing

    By John Rousmaniere

    Our Price: $17.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780393308655
    • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
    • Published: May 1993
    In August 1979, 303 yachts began the 600-mile Fastnet Race from the Isle of Wight off the southwest coast of England to Fastnet Rock off the Irish coast and back.
  • 'Racundra's' First Cruise (Sailing In The Eastern Baltic)

    By Arthur Ransome

    Our Price: $75.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111794459
    • Publisher: B.W. Huebsch, Inc.
    • Published: 1923
    8vo. 1st American edition. Some darkening to covers, a little wear to edges. Foxing, some toning to leaves. VG.
  • 'World's Greatest Ship': The Story of the Leviathan, Volume 6

    By Frank O. Braynard

    Our Price: $40.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780960620456
    • Publisher: American Merchant Marine Museum
    • Published: June 1983
  • ...And Leave the Driving to Us: A History of Greyhound Lines of Canada

    By E.J. Hart

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781199591159
    • Publisher: Greyhound Lines of Canada
    • Published: 1986
  • ...the Heavens and the Earth: A Political History of the Space Age

    By Walter A. McDougall

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780465028870
    • Publisher: Basic Books
    • Published: June 1985
  • 10 Wooden Boats You Can Build : For Sail, Motor, Paddle and Oar

    By PETER H. SPECTRE

    Our Price: $24.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780937822340
    • Publisher: Wooden Boat Pub
    • Published: October 1995
  • 100 Boat Designs Reviewed: Design Commentaries by the Experts (Woodenboat)

    By Peter H. Spectre

    Our Price: $24.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780937822449
    • Publisher: Wooden Boat Publications
    • Published: October 1997
  • 100 Jahre Dampfschiffahrt

    By Karl Radunz

    Our Price: $79.90
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9783867416689
    • Publisher: Europ Fischer Hochschulverlag
    • Published: April 2011
  • 100 Missions North (Revised)

    By Ken Bell

    Our Price: $21.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781574886399
    • Publisher: University of Nebraska Press
    • Published: April 2003
    In 100 Missions North, Ken Bell recounts the harrowing sorties that he and his comrades flew in F-105 Thunderchiefs, the famous "Thud", in 1966-67, when pilots faced a 50 percent loss rate. What was it like to face these odds day after day? We learn that men sustained by faith in each other and joined by the unique bonds of combat can overcome anxiety, fear, and even terror to achieve common goals.
  • 1000 Days In Shanghai: The Story of Volkswagon the First Chinese-German Car Factory

    By Martin Posth

    Our Price: $31.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780470823880
    • Publisher: JOHN WILEY & SONS
    • Published: August 2008
    Posth arrived in China with a vision. He navigated a steep learningcurve, achieved his goals and now shares an insightful, first-handaccount of an intriguing journey that included bumps andhighlights. 1,000 Days in Shanghai is a breathtaking manualfor anyone contemplating a business career in the increasinglyvibrant arena of today's China. It is also a personalaccount, done with great sensitivity, revealing between the lines adeep respect for the spirit that propels China's social andindustrial revolution today.--Hans Michael Jebsen, Chairman, Jebsen and Co., Ltd. To really understand China's economic development, oneneeds to look at the history of individual projects. This appliesin particular to those who are considering a venture on site. Thisbook by Martin Posth is a unique document on the subject: evidenceof profound knowledge, didactically sound, with comprehensibleconclusions--simply readable!--Prof. Heinrich v.Pierer, Former Chairman of the Supervisory Board, SiemensAGFormer Chairman of the German Asian-Pacific BusinessCommissionCo-Chairman of the German-Chinese Dialog ForumThis book is a must-read for anyone seeking to work in or viaChina. The personal experiences of a pioneering manager can alsohelp management to see the transformation of China in a new light.Anybody wanting to be successful in China should heed the practicallessons that Martin Posth draws.--Prof. Dr. EberhardSandschneider, Otto-Wolff-Director, Research InstituteExecutive Officer, German Council on Foreign Relations(DGAP)In establishing the Volkswagen works in Shanghai at thebeginning of Deng Xiaoping's reform era, Martin Posth made abreach in the wall behind which the People's Republic ofChina had dug its trenches up until then. His experiences areuseful for anyone wanting to work the Chinese market with anydegree of success. The fascinating reading that his report makes, and heeding his lessons, can help any entrepreneur to avoid costlymistakes.--Dr. Theo Sommer, DIE ZEIT, Editor-at-LargeFor the Chinese, this book by Martin Posth is a historicdocument on the Open Door Policy for foreign investors. It is amust-read.--Prof. Xu Kuangdi, Mayor of Shanghai1995-2001, Chairman China Federation of Industrial Economics(CFIE), Co-Chairman of the German-Chinese Dialog Forum
  • 1000 Historic Automobile Site

    By Mike Varey

    Our Price: $39.95
    • Format: Oversize Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781930859500
    • Publisher: ELDERBERRY PRESS
    • Published: June 2003
  • 1001 Dream Cars You Must Drive Before You Die

    By Simon Heptinstall

    Our Price: $36.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780789324375
    • Publisher: Universe
    • Published: October 2012
    A lavishly illustrated collection of the 1,001 most groundbreaking and beautiful cars, from the earliest pioneering horseless carriages to the latest custom models for connoisseurs. This latest volume in the hugely popular 1001 series showcases the world’s best designed and most important cars. With stunning full-color photography representing the highest achievements of car design and visceral descriptions of what it is like to turn the key and rev the engine, this collection is the next best thing to a test drive.Henry Ford jump-started the age of the automobile with the Model T. Since then, the automobile has evolved from chugging workhorse to tailfin-era showboat to sleek status symbol. Automobile buffs can never get enough information on classic and contemporary cars, making 1001 Dream Cars the perfect gift for car buffs and anyone who follows car design. It offers a lush visual history of the automobile, decade-by-decade highlights of the technological innovations, major manufacturers, engineering feats, and designers, and the interplay between popular culture and car design. No mere machine or convenience, the car is a reflection of the cultural zeitgeist, and 1001 Dream Cars celebrates America’s long fascination with it.

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