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ROBIN'S REAL ENGINE
Written by William Mayne. Illustrated by Einar Nerman.
Stock no. 2140266
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1st 1972. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A 'Gazelle' Book. Colour pictorial boards. Two-tone illustrations. ISBN: 0241022193. Spine is browned. Page edges are browned. Wrapper is browned to spine, with some grubby marks.

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APPRENTICESHIP IN STEAM: THE MEMOIRS OF A GENERAL ENGINEER
Written by Jack Hampshire. Illustrated by A. Child; Jack Hampshire.
Stock no. 1823239
Published by Traction Engine Enterprises. 1974. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. The memoirs of a general engineer and the growth of a large haulage business employing steam traction engines and steam wagons. Boards clean and bright. Light browning to endpapers. Contents clean. Red pictorial dustwrapper is browned, faded to spine and has the residue of a large label which has been removed to front panel.

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TRACTION ENGINE SECTION: ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE OF TRACTION ENGINES, ROAD LOCOMOTIVES, WAGONS, &C.
No author listed.
Stock no. 1820207
Published by The Road Locomotive Society. Nearly fine condition.

Trade catalogue for Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies, Ld. a major agricultural machinery maker of the 19th Century. This is a modern facsimile, Reprint No. 5 - New Series. Red cardwraps with gold coloured title to front and illustration to rear. B/w illustrations. Covers lightly scuffed, contents fine.

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WYNNS THE FIRST 100 YEARS
Written by John Wynn.
Stock no. 1819938
Published by P.M. Heaton Publishing. 1st 1995. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Red glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. The story of the heavy haulage firm based in South Wales. ISBN: 1872006094. SIGNED by the author (gift dedication) to verso of free front endpaper. Very slight fading to spine.

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THE HISTORY OF MANN'S PATENT STEAM CART AND WAGON COMPANY
Written by Eur Ing John Pease.
Stock no. 1818843
Published by Landmark Publishing. 1st 2005. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A history of this well known, but little documented, steam engine builder. Landmark Collector's Library series. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations and diagrams. ISBN: 1843062054.

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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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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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PHILIP BRADLEY FAIRGROUND PHOTOGRAPHS & NOTES
Written by Kevin Scrivens; Stephen Smith.
Stock no. 1816701
Published by New Era Publications. 1st 1999. Fine condition.

January 1932-December 1938. Collection of captioned b/w photos together with selected notes from Philip Bradley's notebooks. . Large format. Pictorial card wraps. ISBN: 0953509729.

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STEAMING VOL. 13 No. 1
No author listed.
Stock no. 2116656
Published by The National Traction Engine Club Ltd.. 2nd 1969. Almost very good condition.

Paperwraps. Traction Engine Issue. Many b/w photos and fold-out diagrams. Creasing and browning to covers; couple of small edge-tears/nicks. Page browning; some wrinkling.

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AINSLEY'S NEW DRAWING BOOK
Written by Tom Wake.
Stock no. 1603184
Published by T.L. Ainsley. Circa 1909. Good condition.

Red card wraps. Gilt tile to cover states "Plates and Diagrams to Accompany Ainsley's Engineers' Manual". B/w folding diagrams. Covers grubby, spine creased, corners rubbed. Plates present, one is torn with some loss and piece detached. Scattered foxing. Red ink annotation to many pages.

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PHILIP BRADLEY FAIRGROUND PHOTOGRAPHS & NOTES
Written by Kevin Scrivens; Stephen Smith.
Stock no. 1602766
Published by New Era Publications. 1st 1999. Fine condition.

January 1932-December 1938. Collection of captioned b/w photos together with selected notes from Philip Bradley's notebooks. . Large format. Pictorial card wraps. ISBN: 0953509729.

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GEORGE KILVINGTON FAIRGROUND PHOTOGRAPHS & NOTES
Written by Kevin Scrivens; Stephen Smith.
Stock no. 821342
Published by Fairground Society. 1st 2006. Fine condition.

1935-1947. B/w photos with descriptions. An outstanding record of a previously unacknowledged side of social history. Large format. Pictorial card wraps. ISBN: 0950110329.

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