Backroads and BywaysAuthor: Fuchs, DonCode: 9781922800046Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 280 pages Publisher: WOODSLANE PRESS Published date:01/03/2023Availability:Pre Order. Release date: March 2023
Australia is the ideal country for adventurous road trips. All you need is a sturdy vehicle, the right gear and a dose of common sense. Sometimes the unknown and fascinating is just around the corner. There is no better way to shake off the hectic lifestyle of everyday life in suburbia than on an adventurous trip down the roads less travelled
2-Book H/C SetAuthor: Air Force History BranchCode: 62052Price:AU $69.99Format: Hardback / 1000 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date:13/05/2022Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Commemorating the 100 Year Anniversary of the Royal Australian Air Force. The Official History Box Set includes two full colour hardback books:
* The Aircraft of the Royal Australian Air Force
* The Units of the Royal Australian Air Force
Author: Finneran, TonyCode: 61073Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:15/04/2022Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
This book offers a chronological view from the oldest colour images to the latest buses. It focuses mainly on buses, although many Australian-built chassis were generally used for coach operations and some of these are featured. Before the Second World War, buses were mainly of British origin with local bodywork. During the 1970s the European ......
Author: Vella, Joe ACode: 61911Price:AU $71.30Format: Paperback / 410 pages Published date:01/04/2022Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Aircraft Projects of the Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation describes all the aircraft projects which were initiated by CAC, Port Melbourne, Australia, during its 64-year history. The book includes conceptual projects which never flew, projects which made it to the prototype stage and projects which entered production. A total of 106 different ......
A Big Book of Qantas StoriesAuthor: Eames, JimCode: 61906Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 688 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date:15/01/2022Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
These are stories of passion and dedication, of risk and resilience, of excellence and Australian larrikinism, of inventiveness and determination. Captain Richard Champion de Crespigny on The Flying Kangaroo
Jim Eames captures the experiences of a small band of brave, professional and pioneering aircrew who confronted ......
Author: Are Media BooksCode: 60966Price:AU $29.99
Format: Hardback / 144 pages Published date:10/10/2021Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
SINCE 1981, Street Machine has been Australias home of horsepower, the biggest-selling magazine devoted to modified cars in the land, bar none. 2021 is the titles 40th anniversary and were celebrating with the release of Street Machine Legends Volume Two. This time, were celebrating the most-iconic cars featured in the mag over the last twenty ......
A Motor Racing Life Behind the Wheel and Behind the MicAuthor: Noonan, Aaron & Crompton, NeilCode: 60943Price:AU $29.99
Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date:01/10/2021Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Racer and broadcaster Neil Crompton has had the best seat in the house for the last 40 years of Australian motorsport, an amazing lifetime upgrade to a first-hand, front row seat to see the biggest names, machines and events of this high-speed, high-octane sport.
A kid from Ballarat in country Victoria obsessed by speed with an ......
Australians and New Zealanders in the Vietnam WarAuthor: Howell, TonyCode: 60967Price:AU $79.99Format: Hardback / 256 pages Published date:18/09/2021Availability:Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.
This book is a commentary on the ANZAC forces involvement in the second Indo-China (Vietnam) War during the period 1965 to 1971.
Far North Queensland to Western Australia by RailAuthor: Richards, TimCode: 61020Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: FREMANTLE PRESS Published date:03/09/2021Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Featuring some of Australias most iconic rail journeys, Heading South celebrates the unique joys of train travel and is the perfect book for the armchair traveller. Freelance travel writer and Lonely Planet guidebook contributor Tim Richards decides to shake up his life by taking an epic rail journey across Australia. Jumping aboard iconic ......
A Gift to EmpireAuthor: Wright, Matthew J.Code: 60641Price:AU $75.00Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:19/08/2021Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
This book tells the story of HMS New Zealand, a battlecruiser paid for by the people of New Zealand in 1909, and when Japan was perceived as a threat in Australasia and the Pacific. Born of the collision between New Zealand's patriotic dreams and European politics, the tale of HMS New Zealand is further wrapped in the turbulent power-plays at the ......
A Story of Bravery, Leadership and LoveAuthor: Spence, John C.H. FRSCode: 61021Price:AU $24.99Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: BROLGA PUBLISHING PTY LTD Published date:07/08/2021Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
The biography of decorated RAAF fighter pilot Lou Spence in World Ward II and the Korean War, a story of bravery, leadership and love.
Author: Hutchins, ElizabethCode: 60964Price:AU $29.95Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: WAKEFIELD PRESS Published date:01/08/2021Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
It’s February 1942 and the Second World War is raging. Japanese planes are bombing Darwin, Australia fears an invasion, and the train track leads straight through the desert to Adelaide. Fourteen-year-old Rosemary Lister begins a diary to share the upheavals and tensions of her new life in the country, storing memories for her father, missing ......
100 Years of...Author: Montagnana-Wallace, NeilCode: 61030Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: AFFIRM PRESS Published date:01/08/2021Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
No symbol better conveys the intrepid spirit of Australia than the flying kangaroo. Whether it’s glimpsed on a red-eye flight to an interstate business meeting, before leaving for adventure or holidays, or when longing to return home, that sweep of red defines air travel in Australia.
Anzac Stories of the Great WarAuthor: Ramsland, JohnCode: 70102Price:AU $26.99Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: BROLGA PUBLISHING PTY LTD Published date:25/07/2021Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
1914. Some men of the First Australian Imperial Force had a rendezvous with death in the silence in the summer night, but many were to survive only to face the thudding of the guns, again and again until 11 November 1918 at 11am, enduring physical and psychological horrors. This volume is packed with unusual stories of a deeply personal nature: ......
& Australian Custom VehiclesAuthor: Wakely, JoelCode: 60757Price:AU $25.99
Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: WOODSLANE PRESS Published date:15/07/2021Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
In this fully illustrated personal look at the culture of hot rods and customised vehicles in Australia are dozens of fascinating stories about these incredible cars and the passionate craftspeople, amateur and professional, who build them. Includes unique and never before seen photos and contributions from dozens of hot rod and custom enthusiasts.
[Australia Post]Author: Brune, PeterCode: 61031Price:AU $24.99Format: Paperback / 464 pages Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date:07/04/2021Availability:Delivery estimate: Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
The AIF and the Hundred Days Battlefields such as Gallipoli, Fromelles, Pozières, Bullecourt and Passchendaele are burnt into the Australian Great War psyche. Unfortunately the sheer guts, fortitude and sacrifice of the diggers in those battles had often been wasted by poor leadership and planning. From an Australian perspective, such sacrifice ......
Author: Air Force History BranchCode: 60693Price:AU $44.99
Format: Hardback / 640 pages Publisher: BIG SKY PUBLISHING Published date:03/03/2021Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Aircraft of The Royal Australian Air Force tells the story of the RAAF's first one hundred years by describing the acquisition, operation, and service record of the multitude of aircraft types flown by the RAAF. The 176 aircraft types include the flimsy wood and canvas aircraft typical of World War I, through the technological advances during and ......
The Place of PaceAuthor: Loxley, TonyCode: 23401Price:AU $89.95Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: FULL THROTTLE PUBLISHING Published date:30/11/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Attention Australian Speedway and Motorsport Fans! The popular Liverpool City Raceway book is finally reprinting! This lavishly illustrated book covering the history of Liverpool City Raceway from its construction in 1966 to its sad demise in 1989, is loaded with first person memories from competitors, (like Sir Jack Brabham).
The Definitive History of New Zealand's Iconic Motorsport EventsAuthor: McGee, RichardCode: 59697Price:AU $41.96
Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: DAVID BATEMAN LTD Published date:15/11/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
The Wellington Street Races ran on one of the most challenging and demanding circuits in the world. Between 1985 and 1996, the races brought some of the worlds top teams and drivers to New Zealand. They also played a major role in the development of the Wellington waterfront as a public space. The race track ran through central Wellington ......
Australia's Most Successful Touring Car Driver EverAuthor: Skaife, MarkCode: 59917Price:AU $33.75
Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: AFFIRM PRESS Published date:27/10/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
When it comes to the masters of motorsport, Mark Skaife is without peer. The stats ordain him the most brilliant touring car racer in Australian motorsport history: his six Bathurst victories and five touring car championships place him in the rarefied company of Peter Brock.
For more than three decades across the Holden Racing Teams ......
The Landing, the Legend, the LawAuthor: Bond, CatherineCode: 59982Price:AU $55.00Format: Paperback / 212 pages Published date:31/08/2020Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
The word Anzac has been the subject of a century of legal regulation in Australia and internationally. In Anzac: The Landing, The Legend, The Law, Catherine Bond interrogates the legal history of one of Australia and New Zealands most revered words and the restrictions on the acronym that still exist today.
An Illustrated History Of Holden In Australian MotorsportAuthor: Aaron Noonan, Will Dale and the V8 Sleuth teamCode: 59275Price:AU $69.96
Format: Hardback / 400 pages Published date:30/08/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Holden has been a major part of Australian motorsport history and, in this special edition hardcover 400-page release from the V8 Sleuth team, they celebrate and honour the brand’s history in racing.
The Royal Air Forces and the Defense of Australia and New ZealandBetween the World WarsAuthor: Spencer, Alex MCode: 59205Price:AU $66.00Format: Paperback / 260 pages Publisher: PURDUE UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date:15/07/2020Availability:In stock at supplier. No longer available
Examines the air defense of Australia and New Zealand during the interwar period. The book also demonstrates the difficulty of applying new military aviation technology to the defense of the global Empire and provides insight into the nature of the political relationship between the Pacific Dominions and Britain.
Gripping tales of wartime braveryAuthor: Burgess, ColinCode: 59355Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER AUSTRALIA Published date:10/07/2020Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Australias Greatest Escapes is a collection of stories about the most hazardous aspect of the prisoner of war experience - escape. Here is all the adventure, suspense and courage of ordinary Australians who defied their captors; men who tunnelled to freedom, crawled through stinking drains, or clawed a passage beneath barbed wire in a ......
The classic Australian POW storyAuthor: Burgess, ColinCode: 59356Price:AU $22.99Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER AUSTRALIA Published date:10/07/2020Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Colditz Castle was Nazi Germanys infamous escape-proof wartime prison, where hundreds of the most determined and resourceful Allied prisoners were sent. Despite having more guards than inmates, Australian Lieutenant Jack Champ and other prisoners tirelessly carried out their campaign to escape from the massive floodlit stronghold . . . by any ......
A Collection of Teardrops and Tiny CaravansAuthor: Jessen, DonCode: 58049Price:AU $39.99Format: Hardback / 232 pages Publisher: DAVID BATEMAN LTD Published date:01/06/2020Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Miniature vintage and classic caravans - otherwise known as 'tinies' and 'teardrops' - have become hugely popular in recent years, due to their dinkiness and versatility. This book pulls together a collection of these small but perfectly formed mobile spaces from across Australia and New Zealand.
The story of a New Zealand supercar and the man who created itAuthor: Patrick HarlowCode: 59067Price:AU $62.99Format: Hardback / 204 pages Published date:01/05/2020Availability:Sorry, this is no longer available
Ireland has its DeLorean, England had Lotus and, for a short time, New Zealand had the Heron MJ1, these three cars were similar with their supercar look and sports car handling and performance. Ross Baker, a Rotorua A-Grade Mechanic, had a look at the supercars which existed around the world and decided to design and build his own in New ......
Narrated by Eric BanaAuthor: Madman EntertainmentCode: 59139Price:AU $26.21
Format: DVD / 92 mins Publisher: MADMAN ENTERTAINMENT Published date:18/03/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
For the riders, the spectators and the town of Alice Springs, the Finke Desert Race is more than a race. Finke: There and Back delves below the surface to uncover what makes them tick, what drives them to put their lives on the line when they strap their helmets on. Paraplegic Isaac Elliott is attempting to complete the race that he started a ......
of an Australian Infantryman from 1916 to 1918Author: WIlliams, H RCode: 57880Price:AU $42.99Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:01/03/2020Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
A graphic account of one soldiers service in the First World War serving in Egypt and on the Western Front.
The Royal Australian Navy in Vietnam 1965-1972Author: Carroll, JohnCode: 58029Price:AU $34.95Format: Paperback / 260 pages Publisher: ROSENBERG PUBLISHING Published date:01/01/2020Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Out of Sight, Out of Mind identifies and dispels various myths which have developed around the importance of sea transport and logistical support, and argues for a new appreciation of the service of the 13,000 members of the RAN who participated in this vitally important task. Many of the illustrations were taking by serving military personnel ......
A Collection of Stories of Australia's Iconic Battles and Campaigns fromthe Boer War to VietnamAuthor: Haynes, JimCode: 59900Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 600 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date:05/12/2019Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
The bravest thing God ever made, said a British officer of the insubordinate Aussies at Gallipoli. And before the Normandy invasion, Field Marshal Montgomerys chief of staff remarked, I only wish we had the Australian 9th Division with us this morning. But there is more to the Australian experience of war than heroic endeavour and bravery. Jim ......
Operations to Cripple Japan's War MachineAuthor: Cleworth, RobertCode: 59391Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date:03/09/2019Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
In March 1945 Reg Cleworth, a navigator on PBY Catalina seaplanes flying out of Darwin, went missing in action. No details were ever given about the incident that took his life, nor the reason his plane went down. For Reg's younger brother, Robert, the news came as a fulfilling prophecy. The last time they saw each other, Reg confided in Robert, ......
The History of the Oran Park CircuitAuthor: Bayer, NevilleCode: 57688Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 280 pages Published date:01/09/2019Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
This book tells the story of the development of the circuit from 1962 to 2010 and the stories from the background. It is written as a tribute to the thousands of volunteers responsible for the much-loved Sydney track, which operated for almost half a century until closure and demolition in 2010. It is also a reminder that Motor Racing in ......
Tales of Irreverence and Courage from World War II DiggersAuthor: Bowden, TimCode: 57513Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 448 pages Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN Published date:13/08/2019Availability:In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days
With a reputation for being hard to discipline, generosity to their comrades, frankness and sticking it up any sign of pomposity, Australian soldiers were a wild and irreverent lot, even in the worst of circumstances during World War II. In Larrikins in Khaki, Tim Bowden has collected compelling and vivid stories of individual soldiers whose ......