65 Cowgirls: Early Images and Collectibles. Revised and Expanded 2nd Edition. Judy Crandall. The saga of the American cowgirl, unlike that of the cowboy, is not well-chronicled, but her history is as appealing as it is colorful. Three dimensional collectibles, rodeo lore, and biographical accomplishments of these extraor- dinary women is presented for the first time in a cohesive format. Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 314 photos • 112 pp. ISBN: 0-7643-2238-9 • soft cover • $24.95 Stagecoach: Rare Views of the Old West, 1849-1915. Sandor Demlinger. Vintage photographs explore stage- coaches, the horse drawn wagons, the towns, and the frontier people with first-person narratives. Size:11"x81/2"•283photos•176pp. ISBN: 0-7643-2124-2 • soft cover $24.95 Whips of the West: An Illustrated History of American Whipmaking. David W. Morgan. From homemade horsewhips to fancy carriage whips, braided leather straps have worked to move livestock forward. Illustrated inventions that have revolutionized the whip- making industry are covered and analyzes important points in American history. Size: 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" • 307 illustrations, 100+ b/w photos • 168 pp. • ISBN: 978-0-87033-589-1 soft cover • $12.95 SIDESHOWS Freaks of Sideshow and Film . Mary Brett & Stevan Gould. The true biogra- phies of over 150 of the top sideshow freaks of yesteryear, plus the history of the circus and sideshow. Also, a look behind the scenes at the banner art- ists, gaff artists, photographers, and showmen who made the freak show as American as apple pie. Size: 11" x 8 1/2" • 663 color and b/w images • 224 pp. • ISBN: 978-0-7643-4845-7 • hard cover • $34.99 Midget Exhibit: Images from the Heyday of Dwarf Display. Mary L. Martin and Tina Skinner. P. T. Barnum introduced a real-life Tom Thumb in the 1800s, spawning a huge movement of midget exhibits. Explore this little world in postcard mementoes from an era when the unabashedly curious feasted their eyes on the unusual. Size: 6" x 6" • 22 color & 93 b/w photos • 128 pp. ISBN: 0-7643-2114-5 • hard cover • $14.95 PickledPunksandGirlieShows:ALife Spent on the Midways of America. Rick West. Take a strange and wonderful trip through behind-the-scenes tales of life inthesideshow.Thestrange,thebizarre,the unusual are all here along with rare images of two-headed cows, a Bigfoot creatures, pickledpunks,showgirls,humongoushogs, 3,500-poundsteers,andmore. Size: 11" x 8 1/2" • 210 images • 160 pp. • ISBN: 978-0-7643-3703-1 soft cover • $24.99 TRANSPORTATION: AIR Enter the Drones: The FAA and UAVs in America Bill Carey. The history of how unmanned aerial vehicles, popularly called "drones," evolved in the last quarter century from military applications to a disruptive new commercial industry. As the book describes, the evolution faces considerable legal and technological hurdles—though none higher than winning regulatory approval from the Federal Aviation Administration. Size:6"x9"•61colorandb/wphotos•192pp. ISBN:978-0-7643-5077-1•hardcover•$29.99 Jet City Rewind: Aviation History of Se- attle and the Pacific Northwest Timothy A. Nelson. Seattle has hosted flying history from dirigibles to jumbo jets.Thisbook recaptures that historicalawe,andconnects itwithasenseofplace. Doyouknowexactlywhere theBoeingCompany began? Where was the magnificent 314 Clipper built? This book will answer those questions and manymoreaswedig into theaviationarcheology of the “Jet City” and its surroundings. Size:91/8"x81/8"•200colorandb/wphotos•144pp. ISBN:978-0-7643-5106-8•hardcover•$29.99 Planes of the Presidents: An Illustrated History of Air Force One Bill Holder. This book coversUnitedStatespresidentialaircraft including Boeing Clippers, DC-6s, C-54s, Constellations, 707s and 747s, as well as a variety of Air Force and Marine Corps support aircraft. Size:8.5"x11"•130color/bwphotos•48pp. ISBN:0-7643-1187-5•soft•$19.95 Desert Boneyards: Retired Aircraft Stor- age Facilities in the U.S. Hoeveler & Krämer. The Desert Boneyards are gigantic desert aero- dromes in which military and civilian aircraft from all over the world are stored, either permanently or for a time, in order to serve as sources of spare parts or to be reactivated after a certain time. The reader is shown the best-known of these desert boneyards in Arizona and California. Size:8.5"x11"•200colorphotos•160pp. ISBN:978-0-7643-3662-1•hard•$45.00 Queen of the Skies: The Lockheed Con- stellation . Claude G. Luisada. This extensively researched account, gathered from archival docu- ments, interviews, and the author’s own personal experiences, sets the history of the Lockheed Constellation against the backdrop of the years 1940 to 1980. Illustrated with more than 100 photos and diagrams, Queen of the Skies is a fascinating story, particularly for airplane or aviation history enthusiasts. Size:7"x10"•51b/wphoto& illus.•Index•424pp.• ISBN:978-0-7643-4639-2•hardcover•$45.00 Colorful Aircraft: Unique Paint Schemes on the World’s Passenger Airliners Norbert Andrup. Detailed color images of nearly all the special paintings of international airlines, along with background information on their history. Airlines included are: Lufthansa, British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, Air France, Alitalia, SAS, Finnair, KLM, Iberia, SAA, Cathay Pacific, JAL, Korean Air, Quantas, Air China, PIA, Qatar, Etihad, El Al, Southwest, and many others. Size:8.5"x11"•300colorphotos•144pp. ISBN:978-0-7643-3656-0•hard•$45.00 Frontier Airlines: A History of the Former Frontier Airlines 1950-86 Gregory R. Stearns. Presented in this book is the story of the former Frontier Airlines from its founding just after WWII to its eventual demise in the 1980s. The legacy of pioneering air service, purchasing jets, and competing after airline deregulation are just a few of the entertaining storylines that capture a golden and bygone era. The human side of how airlines operate is also documented. Size:8.5"x11"•280color/bwphotos•240pp. ISBN:978-0-7643-4040-6•hard•$49.99 The Republic Airlines Story 1945-1986 Terry Love. Republic Airlines and its twelve predecessors formed one of the finest national airlines that ever spanned the nation. Although in existence for only six years, it created a legacy of dependability and service while flying into more locations than any other airline of the time. This book includes photos and illustrations depicting all phases of the history of Republic Airlines and its predecessors. Size:8.5"x11"•250color/bwphotos•160pp. ISBN:978-0-7643-4247-9•hard•$49.99 The Boeing 787 Dreamliner . Claude G.LuisadaandStevenD.Kimmell.Follow the life of this aircraft from its initial inception to the delivery of the first production models. Includes many illustrations carefully chosen to assist the reader in better understanding and visualizing many of the new features found on the Dreamliner. Size:11"x8.5"•125photos•152pp. ISBN:978-0-7643-4637-8•hardcover•$35.00 The Book of Air Shows Philip Handleman. This book is a full-color celebration of the great American air shows. From the early bi- and tri- planes, to the WWII era warbirds, up to the present day F-15 and SR-71, any and all aircraft that fly through the modern air shows is presented. Size:9"x12"•200colorphotos•176pp. ISBN:0-88740-471-5•hard•$49.95 Aerial Firefighting WolfgangJendsch. Includes fire-extinguishing planes known as airtankers, firefighting helicopters, transports, and direction and command planes essential to successful firefighting. Many rare, never-before-published images show firefighting aircraft in action. The detailed text provides technical descriptions of forest fire fighting and speculates on the future of firefighting aviation. Size:9"x12"•415colorphotos•352pp. ISBN:978-0-7643-3068-1•hard•$39.99 Unmanned Air Vehicles: An Illustrated Study of UAVs Bill Holder. Although the prime missionofmilitaryUAVshasbeen reconnaissance and surveillance, there is also consideration for mounting weapons on the vehicles. Surprisingly, just about every type of propulsion system has been considered, and they have used both single and multiple engines, with piston, rotary, turbojet, pulsejet, and rocket engines. Size:8.5"x11"•150color/bwphotos•72pp. ISBN:0-7643-1500-5•soft•$19.95 TRANSPORTATION: LAND Smoke Over Steamtown Dennis A. Livesey. Through 131 color and black-and-white photographs of Steam- town—a heritage railroad—and the stories of veteran trainmen, readers will experience the thrill of the steam railroad, a transportation system that dominated the USA for over 100 years and helped build a nation. Size:12"x9"•131colorandb/w images and illustrations • 120pp. • ISBN: 978-0-7643-5127-3 • hard cover • $34.99 Iron Trails of North America : 1978-2008. Robert W. Burns. See and read about modern trains that captivate onlookers and the new railroad companies, including the famous Santa Fe Railway to CSX and ALCO lines, that crossed North America in the last thirty years. Over 450 color photos show engines and trains in use at breathtaking locations across the continent. Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 453 color photos • 176 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-3262-3 hard cover • $49.99 Fast Trains Worldwide. Thomas Estler. The quest for greater speed is almost as old as the railroad itself. In the 19th and in the first half of the 20th centuries, notable things were being done under the slogan “Speed is the key.” This book outlines the history of high speed locomotives, frommore than 20 countries representing Europe, Asia, Australia, and the United States, and is essential for the train and railway aficionado. Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 151 color images • 144 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-4447-3 • hard cover • $29.99 THE OLD WEST • SIDESHOWS • TRANSPORTATION: AIR, LAND