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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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THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE ENGLISH STEAM WAGON
Written by Ronald H. Clark.
Stock no. 1818623
Published by Goose and Son. 1st 1963. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Practical information for the collector who wishes to make steam engines his hobby and also a fascinating piece of social history evoking all the cosiness of a more intimate smoke-filled Britain. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. Light rubbing to board edges, boards clean. Tape marks to endpapers. Text block lightly browned. Yellow pictorial dustwrapper is heavily faded to spine and has tape repairs to verso and top of spine.

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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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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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