These captivating volumes pair historical photographs of the city with a view of the same scene today, providing readers with a fascinating look into the changes that have taken place.
New York sites include Ellis Island, Grand Central Station, Fifth Avenue, Shea Stadium and many others.
Chicago sites include Lincoln Park, Art Institute of Chicago, Wrigley Field, Union Stockyards, and many more, with map.
In 1966, the Caped Crusader made his TV debut in memorable fashion, with episodes filled with laughs, heart-stopping stunts, and nail-biting cliffhangers!
Delve into the history of the show, and see how the iconic costumes, sets and vehicles were made.
Must have retrospective includes rare schematics of stunts, color photos of guest stars, hilarious accounts of behind-the-scenes exploits, and an introduction by the legendary Batman himself, Adam West.Click here to see our entire DC Comics collection!
Red Skelton kept audiences in stitches for 20 seasons--one of the longest-running variety series ever!
Available for the first time, this DVD compilation includes 12 never-before-released episodes, digitally remastered and in color! Enjoy zany sketch characters including Clem Kadiddlehopper, Freddie the Freeloader, George Appleby, Sheriff Deadeye, and more.
Features guest stars Audrey Meadows, Tim Conway, John Wayne, Boris Karloff, Vincent Price, Phyllis Diller, George Gobel, and Mickey Rooney; plus exclusive interviews with Bobby Rydell and Vicki Lawrence.
Where do your favorites rank?
Based on criteria including lifetime stats, player durability and consistency, All-Star participation, MVP, Gold Glove and Cy Young Awards, sportsmanship, election to Hall of Fame, and other categories.
Includes player bios, positions, stats, photos, and additional information for 1000 players of the game. Entries span from the very start of the professional sport in the late 19th century to today.
Special section honors managers, best women players, Japanese baseball, and more.
A sweeping look at the long history and iconic landmarks of America's most famous road.
Illustrated with more than 1000 color and black & white photos and pieces of memorabilia from the cities, towns, landmarks, and personalities with ties to the highway, it is your go-to source in one colorful armchair trip.
In Her Own Words!
"Nobody knows Dolly like Dolly," declares Miss Parton. It's been more than 50 years since she arrived in Nashville with just a guitar and a dream. Her rags-to-riches story has been told many times and in many ways, but never like this!
Collection of interviews spans 5 decades and features material gathered from numerous celebrated publications, as well as interviews not previously available in print.
Dolly's feisty brand of humor, combined with her pull-up-a-chair-and-stay-awhile delivery makes for a fascinating read.
During the century that has passed since the first Ford truck chassis rolled off the line, the F-series has become the best-selling vehicle of any type in America!
Explore the entire timeline from the very beginning, with a wide array of models, including the Model A roadster, legendary 1948 F-1 Bronco, the Econoline, and much more.
Illustrated throughout with 300 black & white and color images from Ford's archives.
They just don't make them like this anymore!
Massive pictorial history recalls more than 10,000 American automobiles! Models from more than 250 manufacturers, ranging from collector, luxury, sports, and everyday cars covering a 70-year period.
With over 12,500 black & white photos and illustrations culled from ads, catalogs, and brochures, it is a must-have memory-jogger for every classic car enthusiast.
Spanning more than 150 years, this volume examines the steam, diesel, and electric locomotives that have traveled North American rails since the mid-19th century.
Arranged in encyclopedic style, the 75-plus railroads covered range from best-known historical lines, to today's major roads, commuter lines, and selected short lines.
Profusely illustrated with more than 400 gems from the ages, including NY Central's J3a Hudsons, Pennsylvania Rairoad's GG1 electrics, and EMD's classic E- and F-units.
All major builders, past and present, are represented, including Baldwin, Alco, Lima, and more.
High Octane 5th Edition!
Your personal guide to the vanishing American roadside! Take in the splendor--and absurdity--of magnificent architecture, natural wonders, Art Deco masterpieces, vintage motels and cafes, unique museums, offbeat attractions, fascinating artifacts, and kitschy tourist traps!
Includes city maps that show multiple routes and exact locations of points of interest. GPS coordinates accompany hundreds of photos for comparing then & now conditions.
All this, plus quirky side trips and fun bits of trivia make it a must-have companion for traveling and exploring the Mother Road.
Such luminaries as Jimmy Carter, Dick Cavett, The Dalai Lama, Henry Kissinger, John McCain, Robert Redford, Gloria Steinem, Norman Mailer, Maureen Dowd, and many others from all walks of life, weigh in on JFK's contribution to 20th-century politics.
Highlights of each year in timeline form set the stage for Kennedy's career in the public eye.
Filled with hundreds of formal and candid photos, notes, letters, and artifacts from the Kennedy family's important role in shaping the country.
The deft blend of slapstick and sophistication captured America's heart for 5 seasons.
Authorized "biography" of the show is packed with rare photos and exclusive backstage anecdotes from Carl Reiner, Dick Van Dyke, Mary Tyler Moore, and the rest of the show's cast and crew.
Explore its humble origins and eventual rise to become one of the most popular and critically-lauded shows of all time.
Fully-illustrated edition is updated and revised to include more than 100 brand new images, and a viewer's guide to all 158 episodes.