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THE AGE OF MACHINERY
Written by Alexander R. Horne.
Stock no. 1819205
Published by Blackie And Son Limited. Almost very good condition.

The Forces of Nature turned to the Service of Man. Some ordinary useful applications of the sciences explained in simple language for young people. Blue boards, pale blue titles. B/w illustrations. Boards marked, spine and title to spine faded. Endpapers and text block heavily browned. Rear pastedown has a sticky label stuck to it and pencil scribble. Rust spot to gutter edge of prelims.

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THE BOOK OF THE A4 PACIFICS PHOTOGRAPHIC ACCOMPANIMENT No.1
No author listed.
Stock no. 1819104
Published by Irwell Press. 2013. Fine condition.

Conjoined reprint. A4 locomotives. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781906919634.

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STUART MODELS 1989/90
No author listed.
Stock no. 2132269
Published by Stuart Models Limited. Circa 1990. Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. B/w photos. Catalogue of model steam engines. Couple of corners and edges are creased.

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THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE ENGLISH TRACTION ENGINE
Written by Ronald H. Clark.
Stock no. 1818844
Published by Goose and Son. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Large format. B/w photos. B/w illustrations. A serious engineering study tracing every aspect of the development of the traction engine. A few marks to board (minor). Text block browned. Price-cut yellow pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn with some loss and tape repairs, fading to spine.

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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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ENGLISH AND AMERICAN STEAM CARRIAGES AND TRACTION ENGINES
Written by William Fletcher.
Stock no. 1818833
Published by David & Charles. 1st thus 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A facsimile of the 1904 edition. With a new introduction by W.J. Hughes. Mustard boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations and diagrams. ISBN: 0715362321. Spine cocked. Light browning to text block. Orange pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and top edge of front panel.

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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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THE STEAM ENGINE BUILDERS OF NORFOLK
Written by Ronald H. Clark.
Stock no. 1818752
Published by Foulis; Haynes. 1st 1988. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. B/w photos. Norfolk engine builders and their products (mainly traction engines). ISBN: 0854296786. Spine slightly cocked. Contents clean. Green pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine and slightly creased.

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THE COMPLEAT TRACTION ENGINEMAN
Written by E.E. Kimbell.
Stock no. 2131874
Published by Ian Allan. 1ST 1973. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. The author's everyday life with traction engines. ISBN: 0711004374. Tape glue marks to endpapers. Page edge browning. Wrapper is faded/browned to spine; edge-creased with some tears and chips, with a little loss.

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CHRONICLES OF A COUNTRY WORKS
Written by Ronald H. Clark.
Stock no. 1818622
Published by Percival Marshall. 1st 1952. Very good condition.

The history of Charles Burrell of Thetford, the famous traction engine builders. Sepia text and photos. 305 pages plus sepia photo advertisement pages. Spine cocked. Title to spine is rubbed. A few light marks to boards and light bumping to corners. Text block browned. A few foxspots to endpapers.

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THE POWER OF STEAM
Written by Asa Briggs.
Stock no. 1818619
Published by Book Promotions Limited. 1st 1982. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

An illustrated history of the world's steam age. Colour & b/w illustrations. Pumping water, driving mills, propelling ships as well as railways. ISBN: 1871487501. Light rubbing to base of spine. Pictorial dustwrapper is unevenly faded to rear panel and rubbed at top of spine.

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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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