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Thrilling Narratives of Mutiny, Murder and Piracy

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Anonymous


A collection of true stories of the high seas, from the nineteenth century. Shipwrecks, mutiny, life and death decision-making -- all far fr…

Chronicles of Canada Volume 31 - All Afloat: A Chronicle of Craft and Waterways

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William Wood


No exhaustive Canadian 'water history' can possibly be attempted here. That would require a series of its own. But at least a first attempt …

The Cycle Industry, its origin, history and latest developments

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Walter Ferdinando Grew


From the velocipede to the motor cycle in twenty chapters. A short history of the British bicycle industry from its origins in a Coventry se…

The Columbia Accident Investigation Board Final Report, Volume 1

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Columbia Accident Investigation Board


In 1981, Columbia became the first spacecraft of its type to fly in Earth orbit and successfully completed 27 missions over more than two de…

How It Flies or, Conquest of the Air

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Richard Ferris


In these pages, by means of simple language and suitable pictures, the author has told the story of the Ships of the Air. He has explained t…

Chronicles of Canada Volume 32 - The Railway Builders: A Chronicle of Overland …

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Oscar D. Skelton


When the pace of railroad construction slackened in 1914, Canada had achieved a remarkable position in the railway world. Only five other co…

The Curtiss Aviation Book

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Glenn Curtiss


Glenn Hammond Curtiss, of Hammondsport, New York, won the Scientific American Trophy for the first pre-announced and officially witnessed ai…