Salient Books is a small, independent family-run business set up in 2009, which works closely with a select group of writers.   Our books range from military history (focusing on The Great War), to railways, memoirs and light fiction. 

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new title:

 


17TH DIVISION, SOMME 1916

 

This special edition hardback combines revised versions of Quadrangles, Delville Wood and Zenith along with additional information and an extra section about the beginning of the Campaign.  This new edition brings together the 17th (Northern) Division’s service in the Somme Campaign from June to December, 1916.  The Division was originally made up of Kitchener Volunteers, men who had joined up in 1914.  The book has been written using the unit war diaries, from Corps down to battalion level, personal diaries and letters of the people who were there.

Find out more details about this title and the individual books which make up this series.

Price £28.00 + £3.50 p&p

 

 


recent release:

 


RAIL VEHICLE TESTING,
Bringing To Life My Experiences Of Railway Vehicle Testing 
During The 1980s & 1990s
by Dave Bower

Sharing an intriguing insight into his experiences from a career working in the field of Rail Vehicle Testing, Dave takes us on a journey through many aspects of static and on-track testing, which was carried out to demonstrate new or modified traction and rolling stock meets the exacting standards for safe operation on the railway network; and provides the rail enthusiast with details of over 15 years of 1980s and 1990s test train formations and operations predominantly based at Derby’s Railway Technical Centre. 

Price £25.00 + p&p

PLEASE NOTE:  THIS TITLE IS ONLY AVAILABLE TO BUY DIRECT FROM THE AUTHOR VIA www.bowerbooks.co.uk

 



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