Readers will be intrigued with these book's expansive, X-ray vision of the world. Packed with full-color illustrations, magnifications and cutaways, combined with a fascinating text, these books tackle topics from architecture to animals. From the highly acclaimed David Salariya, of Timelines fame. Includes a glossary and an index.
Examine the engineering, construction, and use of several miracle machines from the rum of the century to the present, including the luxurious Orient Express, the deadly U-boat, the world's largest jumbo jet, and the reusable space shuttle.