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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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STEAM ON THE FARM
Written by Jonathan Brown.
Stock no. 1818620
Published by The Crowood Press. 1st 2008. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A History of Agricultural Steam Engines 1800 to 1950. B/w illustrations and photos. ISBN: 9781847970527. Light fading to spine of dustwrapper.
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BURRELL SHOWMAN'S ROAD LOCOMOTIVES
Written by Michael R. Lane.
Stock no. 1818617
Published by Model & Allied Publications. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The Story of Showman's Type Road Locomotives Manufactured by Charles Burrell & Sons Ltd. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos, pull-out diagram to rear. Text block lightly browned, endpapers grubby. Pictorial dustwrapper is worn at corners, scuffed, faded to 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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GARRETTS OF LEISTON
Written by Robert A. Whitehead.
Stock no. 1818615
Published by Percival Marshall. 1st 1964. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The story of a business that has been running for 186 years. Garretts are best-known for their traction engines, rollers and steam wagons but the business was built upon agricultural machines, especially the thresher and its portable engine. B/w photos. Some light mottling and staining to boards at edges. Front hinge split but binding tight. Text block browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded at spine and slightly 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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TRACTION ENGINES WORTH MODELLING -AND HOW TO MODEL THEM
Written by W.J. Hughes.
Stock no. 1818613
Published by David & Charles. 1st thus 1969. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos and diagrams. Revised edition, virtually re-written (from the 1950 edition) with much new material and illustrations. ISBN: 0715346741. Base of spine worn. Text block and prelims a little grubby. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed with a few small chips, grubby to rear panel and creased to front flap.
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FOWLER STEAM ROAD VEHICLES: CATALOGUES AND WORKING INSTRUCTIONS
Written by W.J. Hughes.
Stock no. 1818612
Published by David & Charles. 1st thus 1970. Fine condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A reprint under one cover of three catalogues, plus a handbook of working instructions, all issued originally by the world-famous firm of John Fowler & Co (Leeds) Ltd, in the late 1920s. Small format. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos & illustrations. ISBN: 0715350226. Picture to front panel of dustwrapper has faded, spine faded.
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THE TRACTION ENGINE IN SCOTLAND
Written by Alexander Hayward.
Stock no. 1817704
Published by Nms Publishing. 1st 2011. Fine condition.

The history of the making and use of the Traction Engine in Scotland, placing National Museums Scotland's 1907 Marshall traction engine in its historical context and including details of its construction, acquisition and restoration. Oblong format. Pictorial glazed boards. B/w & colour photos. ISBN: 9781905267378.
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STEAMING VOL. 13 No. 1 TRACTION ENGINE ISSUE
Written by John Crawley; T.B. Paisley.
Stock no. 2128716
Published by The National Traction Engine Club Ltd.. 1969. Very good condition.

Paperwraps. Many fold-out diagrams. Was originally published for private circulation. Some corners creasing.
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SHOWMEN'S ENGINES AT WAR
Written by Kay Townsend.
Stock no. 1816716
Published by Kay Townsend. 1st 2009. Fine condition.

Threshing, Haulage and Demolition. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780955359521. SIGNED by the author to title page.
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