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TRACTION ENGINES & OTHER PORTABLE ENGINES
Written by George Watkins.
Stock no. 2126957
Published by Landmark Publishing. 1993. Slightly better than very good condition.

Landmark Collector's Library. Glazed boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 1884306104X. Spine is lightly bumped and faded. A few marks to endpapers and outer page edges.

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A CENTURY OF STEAM-ROLLING
Written by R.A. Whitehead.
Stock no. 1609726
Published by Ian Allan. 1st 1975. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. 192 pages. ISBN: 071100515x. Small patch of white corrective fluid on front endpaper. Top edges foxed. Wrapper faded at spine.

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THE ARBROATH AFFAIR
Written by Ian N. Fraser.
Stock no. 1814403
Published by T. Buncle & Co.. 1st 1961. Very good condition.

Illustrated pictorial boards, with maroon cloth spine. Frontis showing Author. An Account of the 1959 Steam Engine Inquiry in which a Traction Engine & a Gas Works Locomotive met together, enjoyed an unusual Legal Affair and won a resounding victory. Many b/w photographs. Spine faded, boards lightly marked with foxing. Contents are clean.

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CHRONICLES OF A COUNTRY WORKS
Written by Ronald H. Clark.
Stock no. 1609527
Published by Percival Marshall. 1st 1952. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

The history of Charles Burrell of Thetford, the famous traction engine builders. Sepia text and photos. 305 pages plus sepia photo advertisement pages. Spine and corners bumped and scuffed; some mottling to black cloth covering boards. Endpapers foxed. Contents generally clean and bright. Wrapper is badly torn with about one third of rear panel missing; also loss to spine and top edge.

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SAGA OF THE STEAM PLOUGH
Written by Harold Bonnett.
Stock no. 1813437
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1st 1965. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A detailed account of the way in which steam power has been used for land cultivation. B/w photos. 208 pages. Neat name & address in ink to free front endpaper. Slight musty odour present. Price-cut dustwrapper is scuffed and damp marked.

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A CENTURY OF STEAM-ROLLING
Written by R.A. Whitehead.
Stock no. 1813402
Published by Ian Allan. 1st 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. 192 pages. ISBN: 071100515x. Browning to endpapers. Minor browning and foxing to text block. Grey pictorial dustwrapper is grubby and lightly sunned to spine.

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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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FOR THE LOVE OF STEAM
Written by David Weston. Illustrated by David Weston.
Stock no. 2116381
Published by David & Charles. 1988. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Oblong format, magnificent colour and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0715393030. Page browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with 1-2" closed tear to one edge.

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THE STEAM SCENE VOLUME ONE
Written by R.J. Blenkinsop.
Stock no. 1711432
Published by Steam Engine Publications. 1976. Very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0905271009.

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ROAD LOCOMOTIVES AND TRACTORS FROM THE GOLDEN AGE OF STEAM POWER
Written by Eric Sawford.
Stock no. 1808618
Published by Budding Books. 1st thus 2000. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Telling the story of the steam-driven road locomotives which took over heavy haulage tasks from horses and ushered in a new era in the history of transport. Glazed boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 1840151889. Wrapper lightly scuffed.

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STEAM ON THE ROAD
Written by David Burgess Wise.
Stock no. 2107481
Published by Hamlyn. 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour and b/w photos. From traction engines to steam cars. ISBN: 0600380181. Small sticker to front endpaper. Wrapper is a little grubby with some browning and nicks to corners; price-cut.

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STEAM IN THE WEST
Written by Andy Endacott.
Stock no. 1603326
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Dark green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos of traction engines, railways, paddle steamers, & fairgrounds. ISBN: 071536605X. Corners bumped. Price-cut wrapper has a couple of small edge tears.

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