Star Wars: YT-1300 Millennium Falcon
Owners' Workshop Manual | Modified Corellian Freighter
This manual traces the development of the Millennium Falcon, from its origins as a freighter to one of the fastest ships in the galaxy, with an operational history and piloting notes. Information on its build specifications and features is supported by schematics and cutaway diagrams, while film stills and computer-generated artwork show it in action.
Star Wars: Tie Fighter
Owners' Workshop Manual | Imperial and First Order Models
This manual traces the development of Imperial and First Order Tie Fighters, and the variants of the Tie Starfighters series, from prototype through the many different upgrades they received. Detailed notes on their build specifications and features are supported by schematics and cutaway diagrams, while film stills and computer-generated artwork show them in action.
Star Wars: Rebel Starfighters
Owners' Workshop Manual | Alliance and Resistance Models
This manual traces the development of the Rebel and Resistance Starfighters, including the A, B, U, X and Y Wing models, from prototype through the many different upgrades they received. Detailed notes on their build specifications and features are supported by schematics and cutaway diagrams, while film stills and computer-generated artwork show them in action.
Sailing Boat Manual
Buying, Using, Maintaining and Repairing Sailing Dinghies and Small Sail Cruisers
Avoiding complex nautical language, this manual demonstrates that owning and maintaining a small sailing vessel is both affordable and accessible. It provides in-depth instructions on all aspects of boat ownership from finding and buying the right type of vessel to engine upkeep, nautical knots and the basics of sailing itself, all illustrated with high-quality photographs and diagrams.
Road Cycling Manual
The Ultimate Guide to Preparing You and Your Bike For the Road
Covering topics such as buying a bike, establishing training regimes and finding good biking clothing, this is a complete guide for beginner and experienced road cyclists. Detailed, well-illustrated instructions explain the basics of road cycling, how to buy, maintain and accessorize a bike suited to individual requirements, and how to partake in road cycling events of various types and levels.
The Camping Manual
The Step-By-Step Guide to Camping for All the Family
With clear, detailed instructions accompanied by hundreds of high-quality photographs, this manual covers all aspects of camping, providing advice on choosing tents of every style and size, illustrating how to pick out other equipment such as sleeping bags, cookware and electricity supplies, and detailing the law and good practice for camping around the UK and elsewhere.
Owner's Workshop Manual: From 13.8 Billion Years Ago to the Infinite Future
Beginning with Isaac Newton’s first thoughts about universal gravitation, this guide offers an accessible overview of mankind’s investigations into the nature of the universe. Well-illustrated throughout, it explores the history of the people, places and things most instrumental in furthering our understanding of the cosmos, from the Big Bang to extra-terrestrial life.
Tower Bridge: 1894 to Date
Tower Bridge is one of the world’s most recognizable sights, a great technological achievement of its age which celebrated its 125th anniversary in 2019. With a wealth of contemporary and historic photographs and original drawings, this ‘operations manual’ offers a detailed history of the landmark and every aspect of its workings as the world’s first combination bascule and suspension bridge.
While the Titanic was doomed, it was still a remarkable feat of engineering in many respects. This Haynes Guide describes the construction, operation and fitting of the giant liner, from hull and engines to passenger areas, using photographs and diagrams to show the work in progress, as well as exploring aspects such as the refrigeration and ventilation systems.
Milky Way: From 13.5 Billion Years Ago to the Infinite Future
Owner's Workshop Manual. An Insight into the Study of Our Home Galaxy and Our Place In It
With hundreds of photographs of planets, stars and nebulae, and images of stargazing tools throughout history from astrolabes to deep-space probes, this survey of our studies of the Milky Way records what we know about its 13.5 billion year history, its place in the universe, and the remarkable phenomena within it.
The German bombs that fell on British cities between September 1940 and May 1941 claimed 43,000 lives and left many more injured and homeless. Illustrated throughout with original photographs and plans, this handbook details the measures taken to withstand the onslaught, both military (anti-aircraft guns, searchlights and barrage balloons) and civilian (air-raid wardens and fire and ambulance services).
Mountain Biking Skills Manual
Haynes, Step-by-step Guidance from the Experts
Beginning with a brief history of mountain biking and an introduction to the bikes and basic kit, this manual covers the various types of riding, including cross-country, dirt-jumping, downhill and trials, street tricks and stunts, with step-by-step photographs and guidance for riders at all levels who want to improve their skills.
7,000 BC Onwards (all flavours)
Providing a general overview and explanation of all wine-making from home kits to the finest vintages, this introduction to the subject explores the history of viticulture and the modern winemaking business across the world. It introduces the different grape varieties and wine styles and offers advice on how to choose, taste, serve and even invest in wine.
Haynes Top Fuel Dragster
1963 Onwards (all models), Owners' Workshop Manual
This guide to some of the fastest racing cars ever produced introduces their history before looking in depth at their construction, with hundreds of photographs showing components and workshop scenes. It then explores the world of drag racing and includes contributions from mechanics and drivers giving their unique perspective of the sport.
Haynes Running Manual
A Step-by-Step Guide
For those training for a marathon or just jogging around the park, this highly illustrated guide offers techniques to improve performance, health and fitness. It explains the physiology of running, advises on nutrition and choosing the best equipment and introduces exercises and weekly training programmes.
Haynes Golf GTI Performance Manual
This practical guide to tuning Golfs is based on 20 years of personal experience and offers advice on which model to buy and how to modify it for road use or competition. Numerous illustrations and notes on interchangeable parts are included, and detailed information on engine modification is followed by guidance on altering the transmission, suspension and braking system.
Haynes Garden Wildlife Manual
The Complete Guide to Attracting Wildlife into your Garden
This practical guide show how hundreds of species of flora and fauna can be encouraged into a range of British gardens. Following photographs and brief descriptions of the most commonly seen mammals, birds, invertebrates, reptiles and plants, advice is given on planting for pollinators, creating different habitats, and building simple hibernation and nesting boxes.
Haynes Dance Manual
The Complete Step-by-Step Guide
The dancer and choreographer Keyna Paul begins by outlining the history, dress codes and health benefits of ten different dance disciplines, including ballet, burlesque, flamenco and tap. Next, supported by links to online videos, she introduces the basic moves and steps for each style, plus practice tasks and sequences. Music suggestions and adaptations for less mobile participants are included.
Wallace & Gromit 2
Cracking Contraptions Manual
From starting the day with the aid of his Bed Launcher & Auto Dresser, to taking a stroll in Hover Wellies – handy for overcoming large puddles – Wallace has ingenious gadgets to ease him through a range of tasks. With descriptions of how they work, diagrams and photographs, the workings of 20 of his inventions are revealed here, including the Garden Exit System and Pronto Print device (patent pending). Age 9+
Owners' Workshop Manual
This mid-1980s Formula 1 car was the last Lotus to sport the famous black and gold livery and the first drive of Ayrton Senna's Grand Prix career. This Hayne’s guide gives a technical breakdown of the 1000-horsepower, carbon fibre racer; perspectives on the car from engineers and drivers; and recalls the story of its racing years and Team Lotus. Slightly off-mint.
Haynes: The Track Day Manual
The Complete Guide to taking Your Car on the Race Track
Track days are not races but an opportunity for individuals to drive as fast as they like. This manual explains how they work as well as giving tips on driving technique, car control and practical considerations such as insurance.
New Peppercorn Class A1
The Peppercorn Class A1 Pacific, Tornado, was completed in 2008 and is the first steam locomotive built in Britain since 1960. This illustrated celebration of the achievement reveals how it was designed and constructed and is now run and maintained. Including a technical breakdown of the engine, the book was originally published in a larger format as the Tornado Owners’ Workshop Manual.
Kitchen Upgrade Manual
Haynes, The Practical Step-by-Step Guide
Whether renovating an old kitchen or installing a new one, many homeowners opt to cut costs by doing it themselves. Illustrated with step-by-step photographs throughout, this guide explains how to plan, budget for and design a kitchen, and safely dismantle an old one. Dedicated chapters cover cabinets, counters, splashbacks, floors, lighting and appliances, with the emphasis on affordable goods widely available from DIY stores.
& Hand Lettering
Modern calligraphy takes the structure and technique of traditional copperplate handwriting, with its regular curves and flourishes, and allows the artist to create more flexible and creative styles and letterforms. This introduction to the art explains the tools and techniques required and takes the novice through a series of exercises and practical projects from table decorations, menu cards and wedding stationery to decorative writing on paper, metal, glass, wood and other surfaces.
Spirit of St Louis
Ryan Monoplane (1927) Haynes Owners' Manual
The San Diego-based Ryan company built the aircraft that Charles Lindbergh famously flew across the Atlantic in 1927, providing a clean airframe, optimized for long-range flight. In addition to a technical analysis of the original plane and a detailed exploration of a recent replica build project, this volume also recounts the triumphant flight and the pilot who became a national hero.
Owners' Workshop Manual, From 4.5 Billion Years Ago to the Present
Zircon crystals found in Western Australia have been dated to 4.4 billion years ago, the oldest things found so far on Earth and remnants of the original formation of the planet. This highly illustrated manual explains the processes that have shaped our world from the Big Bang to the evolution of life-supporting conditions and the physics of our current environment. Hundreds of diagrams, illustrations and infographics explain the natural forces at work.
An Edwardian Housewife's Companion
A Guide for the Perfect Home
Written from a first person perspective and drawing on contemporary advertisements and photographs, this light-hearted study of the lifestyle of affluent Edwardian women offers insights into their complicated garments, their questionable, even dangerous, health and beauty regimes and their household management, shopping and entertainment habits.
How to Assess, Buy, Set up and Maintain Your Violin
After describing the instrument’s history and anatomy, two restoration experts introduce the tools and techniques of the violin repair shop. Their illustrated, step-by-step instructions guide violinists through maintenance routines at basic, intermediate and advanced level, from changing a string to re-gluing a whole plate.
1997–2017 (Cassini orbiter, Huygens probe and future exploration concepts) Owners' Workshop Manual
The Cassini-Huygens mission was a remarkable 20-year journey to Saturn’s atmosphere, rings and moons. This illustrated Haynes manual explores the technology that made the space probe possible, as well as detailing plans for our future exploration of the outer solar system and beyond.
1969 to 1979 (all modules) Owners' Workshop Manual
Developed from 1969, Skylab was launched in May 1973 and hosted three manned missions over the following year. With hundreds of diagrams and photographs, this analysis of the project gives a detailed breakdown of the design and construction of the space station as well as a report of the three periods of occupation, describing the challenges that the crews faced in repairing and maintaining Skylab and carrying out their research.
1971–1972 (Apollo 15–17; LRV1–3 & 1G Trainer) Owners' Workshop Manual
The Apollo 15 Commander David R Scott, who drove the Lunar Rover on the Moon, has written the foreword to this Haynes Owner’s Workshop Manual. The manual gives insights into the technology, history and development of NASA’s Lunar Roving Vehicle, with chapters on its structure, mobility, electrical and thermal control, navigation and communications, all illustrated with diagrams, cutaway views and photographs of the Rover on the Moon’s surface.
Owners' Workshop Manual
Beginning life as an ambulance conversion of a 1959 Cadillac Series 62, the 'Ectomobile' from Ghostbusters was one of the stars of the film. This tongue-in-cheek technical analysis also includes dissections of vehicles from the sequels and of some of the special spook-hunting gadgets.
The Whole Hog (all techniques, equipment and recipes) Owners' Grilling Manual
In common with all Haynes manuals, this illustrated, no-nonsense guide covers the history and science of barbequing. It offers advice on equipment selection and basic grilling techniques and also includes 100 recipes and a step-by-step guide to creating the perfect hog roast.
The Kübelwagen and the amphibious Schwimmwagen, the standard issue military utility vehicles used by the Wehrmacht and the Waffen SS in the Second World War, were based on the Volkswagen, and originally designed by Ferdinand Porsche. This fully illustrated guide to their design, history, construction and operation includes detailed technical diagrams and contemporary photos.
Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5
Owner's Workshop Manual 1916 Onwards (S.E.5a, S.E.5b &SE-5E)
From the design and construction of the first SE5s in 1916 to the maintenance of surviving examples today, this Owners’ Workshop Manual tells the story of the First World War ‘mount of aces’ designed by Henry Follard and built at the Royal Aircraft Factory at Farnborough. The manual is illustrated with nearly 300 design drawings and archive and new photographs.
Rolls-Royce Armoured Car
Owner's Workshop Manual 1915–44 (All Models)
The Rolls-Royce armoured car first saw action in the First World War in Gallipoli, on the Western Front and with Lawrence of Arabia in the north African deserts, and it ended its active service in Libya in 1941. As well as the history of the vehicle, this Owners’ Workshop Manual covers its design, construction, operation and maintenance, with diagrams, wartime photographs and new photographs of the Tank Museum’s surviving example.
Owners' Workshop Manual 1973 Onwards (All Marks)
When James Hunt drove an M23 to victory in the 1976 World Championship, the car was already a veteran of Formula 1, having been a championship winner for Emerson Fittipaldi. The racing history in this guide is accompanied by a technical breakdown of the car, including revisions and modifications over its long racing career, reminiscences of McLaren team members and drivers, and insights into owning and running examples today.
Ferrari 512 S/M
Owner's Workshop Manual 1970 Onwards (All Models)
Challenging at Le Mans and other international endurance events in the early 1970s, the Ferrari 512 became one of the marque’s best-loved competition sports cars, despite never quite delivering on its promise in race wins. This guide provides a mechanical and design analysis, with detailed photographs and cut-away diagrams, as well as an account of the car’s racing years, personal views from drivers and engineers, and information about restored models today.
Chieftain Main Battle Tank
Owners' Workshop Manual 1966 to Present
The British Army’s main battle tank from 1966 to 1986, the Chieftain included revolutionary features in its design and was upgraded throughout its career. In this workshop manual, Dick Taylor, a former British Army Chieftain and Challenger tank commander, gives a ‘warts-and-all’ account of the design, construction, operation and maintenance of Britain’s heavyweight Cold War warrior, illustrated with diagrams and archive and new photographs.
Body Transformation Manual
The Ultimate 12-Week Workout Plan Suitable for Women and Men
This health advice guide acknowledges that physical training is only part of getting in shape, advising on nutrition and lifestyle as well as demonstrating specific exercise routines to provide a complete programme for weight loss and fitness.
A Step-by-Step Guide
Exploring an ostensibly simple activity, this manual analyses every aspect of the sport from the mechanics of the running action and the body's energy systems to specific training programmes and exercise routines for sprinting, middle distance and endurance running.
FX4 Black Cab: 1958 to 1997
An Insight into the History and Development of the Famous London Taxi
Practical, spacious and easy to maintain, the Austin FX4 was designed specifically for the London taxi market, establishing the classic form for a 'black cab' and becoming widely used well beyond the capital. This analysis includes details of the car's history and development, and examines its construction and mechanical systems, identifying different models and variations introduced over the years. There are also notes on buying, driving and maintaining classic vehicles.
Empire Flying Boat: 1936 to 1947 (Short S.23 'C' Class)
Owners' Workshop Manual
The Short Empire flying boat was primarily intended to carry mail to the far corners of the British Empire but, with room for about 20 paying customers, it also pioneered international passenger aviation in the 1930s, flying regular routes to Egypt, South Africa, Australia and America. This Haynes manual for the aircraft examines its design and operation as well as the experiences of passengers and crew, and is illustrated with technical drawings, cutaway diagrams and archive photographs.
Mr Digwell: A Year in the Garden
An Invaluable Resource for Every Gardener from Novice to Expert
Since the end of the Second World War, the cartoon gardener Mr Digwell has been dispensing horticultural advice to Daily Mirror readers, and he remains as popular as ever. This collection offers a comprehensive, month-by-month guide to a gardener’s tasks, from winter pruning through spring seed sowing and planting out to autumn lawn care. Clear, simple strip cartoons present up-to-date information on growing flowers, shrubs and vegetables in a reassuringly traditional manner.
D-Day to Berlin
The Long March to Victory
The final phase of the Second World War began on 6 June 1944 but it had been years in the planning and preparation. This collection of archive reports, photographs and facsimile pages from the Daily Mirror captures the drama as it unfolded, from the growing political clamour for a Western front and the trial attack on Dieppe in 1943 to the preparation and execution of D-Day and the subsequent advance across Europe to Berlin.