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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Paperwraps. Many fold-out diagrams. Was originally published for private circulation. Some corners creasing.
Threshing, Haulage and Demolition. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780955359521. SIGNED by the author to title page.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.