Cars, Trains, and Planes Collection

Author DK
This box set contains three books - Car, Train, and Aircraft - a celebration of more than two centuries of transport history across the world.

Charting the development of trains from the steam-powered engines of the early 1800s to the energy-efficient bullet trains of the last decade; the evolution of cars from gas-powered three-wheelers to the hybrid- and battery-powered supercars of the 21st century; and the development of aircraft from the earliest biplanes to the supersonic jets of the modern world.

Inside this Car, Trains and Planes Collection book you will find:

-Lavish photographic galleries profile the key trains, planes, and cars from each era, with all of their "vital statistics"
-Spreads that detail the stories of the individuals, companies, and visionary ideas behind some of the world's most celebrated models and marques
-Detailed chapters exploring modes of transport in the 1920s compared to high tech motors in the 2000s 

This box set is the perfect gift for anyone interested in the history of transport, and will be treasured for years to come.
We believe in the power of discovery. That's why we create books for everyone that explore ideas and nurture curiosity about the world we live in.
 
From first words to the Big Bang, from the wonders of nature to city adventures, you will find expert knowledge, hours of fun and endless inspiration in the pages of our books. 

https://www.dk.com/ View titles by DK

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This box set contains three books - Car, Train, and Aircraft - a celebration of more than two centuries of transport history across the world.

Charting the development of trains from the steam-powered engines of the early 1800s to the energy-efficient bullet trains of the last decade; the evolution of cars from gas-powered three-wheelers to the hybrid- and battery-powered supercars of the 21st century; and the development of aircraft from the earliest biplanes to the supersonic jets of the modern world.

Inside this Car, Trains and Planes Collection book you will find:

-Lavish photographic galleries profile the key trains, planes, and cars from each era, with all of their "vital statistics"
-Spreads that detail the stories of the individuals, companies, and visionary ideas behind some of the world's most celebrated models and marques
-Detailed chapters exploring modes of transport in the 1920s compared to high tech motors in the 2000s 

This box set is the perfect gift for anyone interested in the history of transport, and will be treasured for years to come.

Author

We believe in the power of discovery. That's why we create books for everyone that explore ideas and nurture curiosity about the world we live in.
 
From first words to the Big Bang, from the wonders of nature to city adventures, you will find expert knowledge, hours of fun and endless inspiration in the pages of our books. 

https://www.dk.com/ View titles by DK

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