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THE ROAR OF DUST AND DIESEL
Written by Mike Teanby.
Stock no. 2132348
Published by Japonica Press. 1st 2004. Fine condition.

A Story of International Harvester Doncaster, manufacturer and supplier of some of the finest farming machinery money could buy. Large format. Colour pictorial boards. Colour photos. ISBN: 1904686060. A fine copy.

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THREE DECADES MARSHALL TRACTORS
Written by Peter Anderson.
Stock no. 2132346
Published by Farming Press. 1st 1997. Nearly fine condition.

Detailed, in-depth coverage of all the tractors produced by the British company Marshalls of Gainsborough, during its prime between 1930 and the end of the 1960s. Large format. Colour pictorial boards. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 085236380X. Top corners bumped, spine sunned else a fine copy.

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CONTRACTOR AND FACTOR
Written by Pat Freeman.
Stock no. 1818841
Published by East Anglian Traction Engine Club. 1st 2000. Fine condition.

Covering aspects of the work undertaken by early road making and steam ploughing contractors and firms supplying and maintaining all aspects of farm equipment. Two specific companies are W.G. Smoothy of Rochford, Essex and M. Bloomfield & Sons Ltd. of Debenham, Suffolk. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0952311151. SIGNED by the author (Best wishes) to inside front cover, and also by John Smoothy of W.G. Smoothy below his photo on page 42 (name only, no dedication).

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THE AGRICULTURAL TRACTOR 1855-1950
Written by R.B. Gray.
Stock no. 1818839
Published by American Society Of Agricultural Engineers. 1st thus 1975. Very good condition.

Revised edition. A historic work if the success of American agriculture as attributed to the development of the agricultural tractor. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations and photos. 60 pages including index. Spine faded, corners of covers lightly creased.

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FLOYD CLYMER'S ALBUM OF HISTORICAL STEAM TRACTION ENGINES AND THRESHING EQUIPMENT No. 1
Written by Floyd Clymer.
Stock no. 1818838
Published by Stemgas Publishing Co.. 1st 1949. Very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. 105 different makes illustrated, American and Foreign Engines. From 1855-1929. Covers a little grubby and scuffed with some surface paper loss. Text block browned.

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SAGA OF THE STEAM PLOUGH
Written by Harold Bonnett.
Stock no. 1818758
Published by David & Charles. 1st thus 1972. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. A general historical view of steam ploughing and lively accounts of the author's own experiences working in the fields with the steam plough. ISBN: 0715357425. SIGNED by the author to half-title page with place and date. Spine slightly cocked. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded at spine and just a little grubby.

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FARM TRACTOR COLOR HISTORY: STEAM TRACTORS
Written by Hans Halberstadt.
Stock no. 1818753
Published by Motorbooks International. 1st 1996. Very good condition.

A glimpse of the past, of the days when you could hear the rattling and squeaking of the steam tractor approaching from miles away, making its way into town for threshing day. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour & b/w photos and illustrations. 128 pages including index. ISBN: 0760301409. Light rubbing to front cover corners. Slight fading to front spine edge.

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RANSOME'S OF IPSWICH
Written by D.R. Grace; D.C. Phillips.
Stock no. 1818621
Published by Institute of Agricultural History. 1st 1975. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A History of the Firm and Guide to its Records. Maker of ploughshares. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0704901447. White pictorial dustwrapper is a little grubby.

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PLOUGHING ENGINES IN FOCUS
Written by John Crawley.
Stock no. 1818616
Published by John Crawley. 1st 1985. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Over 260 b/w photographs of steam ploughing engines taken during their working days. Black boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0950804630. Corners lightly bumped. Black pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed.

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STEAM POWER IN AGRICULTURE
Written by Michael Williams. Illustrated by Denis Bishop.
Stock no. 1818614
Published by Blandford Press. 1st 1977. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blandford Colour Series. Small format. Light green boards with gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. Colour photos. ISBN: 0713708190. Spine cocked. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.

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MASSEY-FERGUSON TRACTORS
Written by Michael Williams.
Stock no. 2131828
Published by Bounty Books. 2005. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Glazed pictorial boards. Colour and b/w photos. 128 Pages. ISBN: 9780753711446. Brown marks to pastedowns and endpapers. Wrapper has small tear hole to rear panel (no loss).

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THE OLD DEVON FARMHOUSE
Written by Peter Brears.
Stock no. 1818346
Published by Devon Books. 1st 1998. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

An illustrated study and catalogue of the Devon Farmhouse Collection held at Torquay Museum. Large format. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 185522626X. Top corners bumped. Light marks to boards. Free front endpaper replaced with another. Text block a little grubby. A few margin marks to contents.

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