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Period Ship Kit Builder's Manual

By: Julier, Keith

Price: $34.11

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 2004-02-01

Seller ID: 9781591146629


Generously illustrated and fully detailed, this new manual from expert modeler Keith Julier provides a practical guide for craftsmen who want to build their historic models from a kit. From the initial planning and kit selection through the various stages of construction, Julier takes the myth and mystery out of what many consider to be a complex subject, using easy-to-follow explanations, simple terminology, and more than one-hundred photographs to help modelers complet... View more info

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A Most Fortunate Ship: A Narrative History of Old Ironsides, Revised Edition

By: Martin, Tyrone G.

Price: $27.84

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 2003-04-01

Seller ID: 9781591145134


Called a definitive account when first published in 1980 and the winner of several book awards, this revised and expanded edition is available now for the first time in paperback. Tyrone G. Martin, the author, was captain of the USS Constitution during the nation's bicentennial celebrations. After decades of research and study, Martin was able to confirm that the innovative diagonal riders which ensured the frigate's long life were present at the ship's launching. He als... View more info

Hard Landing: The Epic Contest for Power and Profits That Plunged the Airlines into Chaos

By: Petzinger Jr., Thomas

Price: $18.93

Publisher: Crown Business: 1996-12-24

Seller ID: 9780812928358


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Last Train to Paradise: Henry Flagler and the Spectacular Rise and Fall of the Railroad that Crossed an Ocean

By: Standiford, Les

Price: $15.35

Publisher: Broadway Books: 2003-08-05

Seller ID: 9781400049479


"Last Train to Paradise" is acclaimed novelist Les Standiford's fast-paced and gripping true account of the extraordinary construction and spectacular demise of the Key West Railroad--one of the greatest engineering feats ever undertaken, destroyed in one fell swoop by the Labor Day hurricane of 1935. Brilliant and driven entrepreneur Henry Flagler's dream fulfilled, the Key West Railroad stood as a magnificent achievement for more than twenty-two years, heralded as "the... View more info