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9781445673424

Bristol Omnibus Company

The Twilight Years Author: Dowle, Stephen Code: 50214 Price: AU $28.43 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/04/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2018

A number of books have chronicled the history and vehicles of the Bristol Omnibus Co. It was one of the largest and greatest of British bus operators and ...with a nod in the direction of Midland Red... unique in that, as well as operating buses, it also constructed them and supplied them to the entire industry. This book is a little different. ......

9781583883532

American Semi Trucks

A Photo History from 1943-1979 Author: Adams, Ron Code: 48683 Price: AU $54.92 Format: Paperback Publisher: ENTHUSIAST BOOKS Published date: 03/04/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2018
Prepare for a photo-packed look at trucks in action! Ron Adams has combed his huge archive of vintage truck photos to assemble this collection of over 300 black-and-white and color photos of postwar trucks. Prior to deregulation in the 1980s, distinctly branded trucks from hundreds of independent trucking firms worked America's roads. Organized by ......
9781473861428

The London Leylands

The Last Years of R T L and R T W Operation in London Author: Blake, Jim Code: 50274 Price: AU $47.41 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/03/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2018

LONDONS FAMOUS RT-TYPE BUSES were an iconic symbol of our Capital city in the 1950s, before being superseded by the Routemasters. Most were built between 1947 and 1954 to replace worn-out pre-war and wartime buses, as well as our remaining trams. More than 7,000 were built in all and although London Transport favoured A.E.C. chassis, which the ......

9781473862272

The London LS

The Leyland National Bus in London Service Author: Wharmby, Matthew Code: 50275 Price: AU $37.93 Format: Hardback Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 28/03/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2018

Dissatisfied with the reliability of its AEC Merlin and Swift single-deck buses, London Transport in 1973 purchased six Leyland Nationals for evaluation. Liking what it saw of this ultimate standard product, where even the paint swatch was of Leyland s choice, LT took up an option to buy fifty more from a cancelled export order and then bought ......

9781445677651

Ford Tractors

Author: Whitlam, Jonathan Code: 50218 Price: AU $28.43 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/03/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2018

Beginning with the development of the first Ford tractors in 1917 and finishing in 1991 with the purchase of the Ford tractor brand by New Holland, this is one of the few books to tell the complete story of Ford and Fordson tractors. The author covers the parallel development of Fordson tractors, made at Dagenham in Essex, with Ford tractors in ......

9781445669694

Yorkshire Traction Buses

Author: Law, John Code: 50208 Price: AU $28.43 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/03/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2018

Public transport began in Barnsley in 1902 with the opening of the Barnsley & District Electric Traction Co. Ltd, with a small Y-shaped network from Smithies to Worsborough Bridge and Worsborough Dale. Motorbus operations commenced in 1913, which soon expanded outwards, bringing about the first name change, with the word electric being dropped ......

9781784422486

Trams and Trolleybuses

Author: Green, Oliver Code: 50383 Price: AU $14.99 Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 20/02/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2018
Trams have had a rollercoaster history over the last 150 years. First introduced to the UK in the 1860s by a colourful American businessman, they became increasingly popular and successful in British towns and cities because they were so cheap to use. For the first time the working classes could afford to ride to work instead of walking. By the ......
9781445658872

Swift Caravans

Author: Jenkinson, Andrew Code: 50200 Price: AU $28.43 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/01/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2018

Starting in 1965 when Swift had success with its early models, this book follows the development of Swift Caravans to the present day, where it has grown into a multi-brand leisure vehicle producer. The author describes the early models which became popular with distinctive features such as the tri-front window. By the early 1970s, the Swift ......

9781445667843

John Deere Tractors

Author: Whitlam, Jonathan Code: 50205 Price: AU $28.43 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/01/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2018

John Deere is one of the worlds leading tractor companies and this fascinating book brings together the full account of production in both the United States and in Europe. Using modern photography and a largely chronological account of tractor development, the author provides an excellent overview of the evolution of John Deere tractors over ......

9781445669083

Isle of Wight Buses

Author: Mead, Andrew Code: 49478 Price: AU $30.54 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/12/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2017
Andrew Mead offers a fascinating pictorial history of buses on the Isle of Wight.
9781857945126

Buses, Coaches, Trams and Trolleybus Recollections 1963

Author: Conn, Henry Code: 49339 Price: AU $16.92 Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: SILVER LINK PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 15/12/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2017
The aim of this series is to appeal to readers of all ages, perhaps for different reasons... In this volume: We travel back to the year 1963
9781445667966

Midland Red Single-Deckers

Author: Harvey, David Code: 49236 Price: AU $35.94 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 01/12/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2017
David Harvey looks at the single-deckers of Midland Red.
9781473872943

London Buses 1970 - 1980

A Decade of London Transport and London Country Operations Author: Wharmby, Matthew Code: 49487 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/11/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2017

The 1970s were among London Transport s most troubled years. Prohibited from designing its own buses for the gruelling conditions of the capital, LT was compelled to embark upon mass orders for the broadly standard products of national manufacturers, which for one reason or another proved to be disastrous failures in the capital and were ......

9781857944761

London Buses a Living Heritage

Fifty Years of the London Bus Museum Author: Smith, Graham Code: 49341 Price: AU $71.92 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: SILVER LINK PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 24/11/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2017
This book describes the first 50 years of the London Bus Preservation Group/Trust, including the many years at its Cobham Bus Museum premises, and also shows how the London bus developed from the horse-bus through many stages to today's latest all-electric double-deckers.
9781857944754

London Buses a Living Heritage

Fifty Years of the London Bus Museum Author: Smith, Graham Code: 49340 Price: AU $42.31 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: SILVER LINK PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 24/11/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2017
This book describes the first 50 years of the London Bus Preservation Group/Trust, including the many years at its Cobham Bus Museum premises, and also shows how the London bus developed from the horse-bus through many stages to today's latest all-electric double-deckers
9781910456989

Oily Hands and the Smell of Diesel

Tales of a Ford Dealer Engineer in the 1960s Author: Harris, David Code: 49752 Price: AU $30.45 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: OLD POND PUBLISHING Published date: 24/11/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2017
David Harris gives an entertaining, informative and personal account of his time spent at a Ford main tractor dealership, working on Ford, Fordson, County, Roadless and Muirhill tractors, Chaseside loaders, Claas combines and New Holland and Jones balers amongst others.
9781906133764

Massey Ferguson 100 Series in Detail

Author: Thorne, Michael Code: 49744 Price: AU $76.39 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HERRIDGE & SONS LTD Published date: 16/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Michael Thorne, founder of the Coldridge Collection, which houses a host of examples of Ferguson and Massey Ferguson tractors. turns his attention to the outstandingly successful and well-loved 100 Series of tractors, of which the 135 and 165 were the best sellers, with half a million and 98,000 built respectively.
9781445668307

Hampshire Buses

Author: Law, John Code: 49477 Price: AU $30.54 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/11/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2017

Hampshire is the largest county in South East England, despite losing the Isle of Wight and other areas during the 1974 boundary changes. Three important cities fall within its present boundaries; Winchester, Southampton and Portsmouth. Winchester, once the capital of England and still the county town, was home to the famous green buses of King ......

9781445667720

Volvo Lorries

Author: Reid, Bill Code: 49474 Price: AU $30.54 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/11/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2017

Car production at Volvo began in 1926 in Stockholm with a prototype. By 1927 small goods vehicles based on the car designs were in production at Gothenburg, and heavier three-tonners were being produced by 1928. Already known for their robust cars, Volvo lorries first came to British roads in 1967 after Jim McKelvie, a former road haulier, saw ......

9781445667980

Midland Red Coaches

Author: Harvey, David Code: 49476 Price: AU $34.61 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/11/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2017

Throughout their existence from 1904 until 1981, the Birmingham and Midland Motor Omnibus Company were an idiosyncratic operator whose operational area covered an area from the Welsh Marches and Shropshire in the West to Northamptonshire and Rutland in the East and from Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire in the South to Staffordshire and ......

9781910456750

The Nordic Tractor

The History and Heritage of Volvo, Valmet and Valtra Author: Roberts, Justin Code: 49751 Price: AU $61.01 Format: Hardback / 200 pages Publisher: OLD POND PUBLISHING Published date: 14/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The Nordic Tractor shows the establishment and history of companies such as Bolinder, Munktells, Volvo, Valmet and Valtra who all stood out as being major players in the Nordic region. Today, Valtra - now owned by AGCO - stands proudly as the last remaining agricultural tractor maker in Scandinavia.
9781854144140

Green No More

Author: Aves, Peter Code: 50452 Price: AU $56.90 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: CAPITAL TRANSPORT PUBLISHING Published date: 04/11/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2017
9781445664439

The Bedford CA

Britain's Best Loved Van Author: Dobinson, Colin Code: 49239 Price: AU $31.71 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 01/11/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2017

Long overshadowed by the popularity of the iconic VW Type 2, the Bedford CA van has enjoyed a significant upswing in appreciation in recent years, with enthusiasts extolling its appealing design and investing heavily in restoring the battered examples that remain. This book takes an upbeat and informative approach to the history of the CA from ......

9781786662804

JCB 2018 Square Wall Calendar

Author: Carousel Code: 48934 Price: AU $19.95 Format: Calendar Publisher: CAROUSEL Published date: 15/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
9781786661272

Edie Stobart 2018 Square Wall Calendar

Author: Carousel Code: 48936 Price: AU $19.95 Format: Calendar Publisher: CAROUSEL Published date: 15/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
9781786661265

Tractors 2018 Square Wall Calendar

Author: Carousel Code: 48944 Price: AU $19.95 Format: Calendar Publisher: CAROUSEL Published date: 15/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
9781786663283

Omnibus 2018 Square Wall Calendar

Author: Carousel Code: 48938 Price: AU $19.95 Format: Calendar Publisher: CAROUSEL Published date: 15/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
9781465088314

Tractors 2018 18-Month Square Wall Calendar

Author: Browntrout Code: 48922 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Calendar Publisher: BROWNTROUT PUBLISHERS Published date: 07/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

Steam-powered tractors have been around since the mid-1800s, but it was the internal combustion models of the early 20th century that truly revolutionized the world of agriculture. Weary draft animals and overworked farmers all of a sudden got an enormous helping hand in their never-ending struggle to plow large spreads of land and pull heavy ......

9781465091369

Tractors, Vintage 2018 18-Month Square Wall Calendar

Author: Browntrout Code: 48925 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Calendar Publisher: BROWNTROUT PUBLISHERS Published date: 07/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

Restoring vintage tractors to their previous glory has been a popular pastime among farmers for some time. Finding parts is never easy, but showing off these old-time beauties of yesteryear to friends and putting them to the test at tractor pulls provide a good deal of satisfaction. This wall calendar features an impressive collection of ......

9781857945065

Royal Blue Recollections

Author: Harris, Christopher Code: 49342 Price: AU $12.69 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: SILVER LINK PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 24/09/2017 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2017
Throughout South West and Central Southern England Royal Blue was almost a generic term for express coach travel for more than 40 years during the middle of the 20th century. Royal Blue Recollections illustrates the story of this well loved and much respected coach operation.
9781445667584

DAF Lorries

Author: Reid, Bill Code: 49233 Price: AU $31.71 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/09/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Bill Reid explores DAF lorries.
9781445669045

Yorkshire Rider Buses

Author: Poole, Scott Code: 49247 Price: AU $31.71 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/09/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Yorkshire Rider was created out of the 1985 Transport Act, which became known as Deregulation. The West Yorkshire PTE created Yorkshire Rider Limited, who had to bid for the bus services they wish to operate, produce timetables, maintain the fleet, replace time expired vehicles and promote the new company in print and other media avenues. The ......

9781445668284

Austin Tractors

Author: Baldwin, Nick Code: 49238 Price: AU $31.71 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/09/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Austin is most famous for their cars, but the company played an important part in the history of agriculture too. This is the first study of the tractors from Austin.
9781445667546

Hull Corporation Buses

Author: Wells, Malcolm Code: 49241 Price: AU $31.71 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/09/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Kingston upon Hull Corporations motorbus fleet was always varied and interesting. The azure and white streamline livery is well known but was one of five actually carried. Buses were initially an adjunct to the trams serving areas away from the radial tram routes, but they were instrumental in serving the new council estates of the 1920s and ......

9781445668666

The Story of Eccles Caravans

Author: Jenkinson, Andrew Code: 49237 Price: AU $31.71 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/09/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

This unique book about Eccles caravans is a tribute to a great and successful British caravan and motorhome manufacturing brand. Eccles is the pioneer of the caravan and motorhome of today. This book describes how the company became a major force and the biggest producer of caravans in the world during the 1930s. Drawing on his unique knowledge ......

9781613252277

Streamline Aluminum Trailers

Restoration and Modification Author: Hall, Daniel Code: 49281 Price: AU $47.06 Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: CARTECH Published date: 15/09/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
From the dawn of the very first streamlined aluminum trailer in 1934 to the most recent offerings from genre giant Airstream, Americans have always loved the look, style, and feel of these riveted wonders. Although many beautiful examples are on the road today, an equal number of trailers could use a little, or a lot of, TLC. Some need a minor ......
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