"Fantastically mad (yet real!) ideas for weapons and vehicles of the Second World War, complete with diagrams, cracking artwork, and 'What If' scenario at the end of each section. A must-have for the"... (read full reviews)
"A great book detailing the life of a man who should have been at the leading edge of British engineering design but who was to often pushed to one side by thoughs who were less able.
A book that would"... (read full reviews)
"I am now the proud and fortunate owner of a copy of Mr. Skellon's seminal book on coal tanks.
It is a magnificent piece of work. Written with real feel for the subject with a style so often, and"... (read full reviews)
"H.R.G. were a small British sports car company who made less than 250 cars between 1935 and 1956. Their influence went far beyond these small numbers with the leading exponents such as Marcus"... (read full reviews)
"Readers whose factories suffer quality and productivity problems, due to static electricity and/or dust, will benefit immeasurably. The book explains the ultimate solutions to these problems and"... (read full reviews)
"Of late, I see many readers discovering (or re-discovering) Leonardo thanks to Dan Brown's blockbuster novel The Da Vinci Code -- so, that's one good thing it achieved, if nothing else of literary"... (read full reviews)
"Just read this, and really liked it.While normally this genre is rather dreary, this book provides the reader with a humorous and light hearted approach to science history. Each chapter is dedicated"... (read full reviews)
"I love this book because I find Engineering intresting - James May is like me when it comes to this topic he is enthusiastic and gets really into the topic - I really hope he does another book like"... (read full reviews)
"In parts history, science fiction and fiction, My Tank Is Fight! chronicles REAL inventions from WWII. How about Hitler's design for a 2000ton tank, or the Allies aircraft carrier made ice?! Amazing"... (read full reviews)
"Inspiring to say the least. Steve Wozniak was the real technical heart of Apple and created much of what we take as standard on the computer today - for example interfaces that don't involve knowing"... (read full reviews)
"Originally published in hardback as 'James May's 20th Century', this companion to his excellent documentary series looks at inventions that shaped the last century, and the people behind them, in an"... (read full reviews)
"Consider the Fork is a very enjoyable and entertaining look at all those things we take for granted in the kitchen. It is split up into sections that take a particular function and explore the"... (read full reviews)
"For (new at current price) £35.00 you get a body of text that has only 150 pages...
That said Sussman does do a very good job at cataloguing the technology of the Victorian in a clear, and obviously"... (read full reviews)
"No doubt with memories of the Sinclair C5 still swelling your bosom you may be wondering what happened to the British spirit. Have no fear!! Francis Spufford delves into some of the stories behind"... (read full reviews)