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TRACTION ENGINE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION 1900-1930
Written by G.F.A. Gilbert.
Stock no. 1818688
Published by Geoffrey Gilbert. 1st 2000. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

All aspects of the design and construction of British traction engines of all types, and road rollers, built in the 20th century. Large format. B/w photos. B/w diagrams. Black boards, gilt title to spine. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to lower half of free front endpaper. Black dustwrapper is a little scuffed.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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THE ELECTRIC SCENIC RAILWAY
Written by Kevin Scrivens; Stephen Smith.
Stock no. 1602775
Published by New Era Publications. 1st 2005. Nearly fine condition.

The history of the switchback type ride in which some or all of the cars are fitted with an electric motor, leaving in the centre of the ride an open space which could be utilised for elaborate scenery. Large format. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. 252 pages. ISBN: 095350977X. Cover edges rubbed. Contents fine.

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