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CLASSIC FARM TRACTORS
Written by Michael Williams.
Stock no. 1819347
Published by Bounty Books. 1st thus 2007. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Describing some of the successes and failures which all played a part in the history of tractor development. Pictorial glazed boards. B/w & colour photos. ISBN: 9780753714461.

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JOHN DEERE TWO-CYLINDER TRACTORS
Written by Michael Williams.
Stock no. 1819346
Published by Bounty Books. 1st thus 2007. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The story of the two-cylinder tractors which played an important role in tractor development, introducing new ideas and raising performance standards to benefit the farming industry worldwide. Green pictorial glazed boards. Colour photos. ISBN: 9780753715055.

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COCKLEBURY A FARMING AREA AND ITS PEOPLE IN THE VALE OF WILTSHIRE
Written by Avice R. Wilson. Illustrated by Tobie Wallis; Henry Pedersen.
Stock no. 2132581
Published by Phillimore. 1st 1983. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Brown boards with gilt title to spine. B/w photos and maps. ISBN: 0850335108. Bumping to spine. Page edge browning, with foxing. Price-cut wrapper is faded to spine, with some grubby marks; a few edge nicks.

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GREAT TRACTOR BUILDERS FORDSON
Written by Allan T. Condie.
Stock no. 1819131
Published by Ian Allan. 1st 2002. Fine condition.

Large format. Covering the history of Fordson and Ford tractors from the first prototypes built before the Great War, up to the 1960s. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0711028281.

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MASSEY FERGUSON 35 & 65 MODELS IN DETAIL
Written by Michael Thorne.
Stock no. 1819108
Published by Herridge & Sons. 1st 2014. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The definitive history of the Ferguson 35 and Massey Ferguson 35 and 65 family of tractors, complete with the story of their development, in-depth technical descriptions, an overview of conversions and available implements, plus advice on running these fine machines today. Large format. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 9781906133535.

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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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