Twelve titles to satisfy the curiosity and passion of all sort of readers, from animal lovers to motorcycle fans to historical vehicle enthusiasts. These books, distinguished by their handy small size, are illustrated with spectacular images and written with passion and care by experts in the different fields dealt with.
"The sign of the white and blue propeller circle has signified BMW since the 1930s: sporty, dynamic, radiating brilliance, with timeless elegance. The mention of BMW brings to mind legendary cars like the pre-war 328, the 507 from the 1950s, or the M1 of the 1970s. But the name BMW also stands... read more
The Victorian Railways narrow gauge lines portrayed the very essence of the Australian pioneering spirit, with their ingeniously constructed routes traversing picturesque, forested and rugged country. Built in the era of the horse and cart, when ... read more
An intelligent yet very readable answer to the novice driver dilemma, specifically designed for worried parents. It looks at young drivers in a completely new way, and provides enlightening solutions to the questions parents most need answers to.
In the new edition of this classic text, Brian Laban brings the story of the AC Cobra up to date. In the early 1960s, a flamboyant Texan, Carroll Shelby, dreamed of a special kind of sports car, a marriage of European style with lusty, affordable American V8 power. He took his ... read more
"With understatement, high-class individuality, and conservative reliability, the Aston Martin takes its place among the ranks of the most exclusive sports cars. Only an illustrated book of the highest quality can do justice to the charm and elegance of this exclusive British car, ... read more
Long before there were aerial ladder trucks, there were city service hook and ladder trucks. For many years, long-wheelbase, straight-frame city service hook and ladder trucks were standard offerings in the product catalogs of most fire apparatus manufacturers... read more
The spectacular mountain railway from Wodonga to Cudgewa in north eastern Victoria was one of Australia's truly fascinating branch lines, and the most challenging to operate on the Victorian Railways. It was a railway of scenic splendour, famous for its towering wooden bridges... read more
When the Wright brothers finally took to the air in the Wright Flyer in 1903, it was the realisation of one of humanity's oldest dreams. From there on in, the sky really was the limit, and the early twentieth cent... read more
Vespa fans will delight in combing the pages of this history of the world's most recognizable scooter. Written in cooperation with the manufacturer, Piaggio, it tells the story of the scooter's origins in post-war Italy, when the rebuilding of the country necessitated an affordable and moder... read more
On the 25th of October, 1938, Australia's worst pre-war aviation disaster occurred on the western face of Mount Dandenong. The Douglas DC-2 Kyeema, operated by Australian National Airways (ANA), was en route from Adelaide to Melbourne when it overs... read more