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A Rally of Traction Engines

By: Barry J. Finch

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Ian Allan: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04163

ISBN: 0711001227

Condition: Very Good


It is a wonderful thought that many of the engines pictured in this book were ploughing and threshing when Victoria was on the throne. this book will provide a permanent pictorial record of an outstanding epoch of British engineering. The maroon hardboards are bumped at the corners and the spine is lightly faded. there is also light staining to some of the pages. View more info

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Traction engines and the law

By: David Tew

Price: £10.00

Publisher: UK, National Traction Engine Trust: 1988

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 04184

ISBN: 0905818040

Condition: Very Good


There is a crease along the top front corner. View more info

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The Traction Engine Register

By: John B True

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Southern Counties Historic Vehicles Preservation Trust: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04092

ISBN: 0946169012

Condition: Very Good


The first ' Traction Engine Register ' was published by John True and Brian Kinsey in 1966 and since then the observations and assistance of numerous enthusiasts and owners of engines has enabled the production of a comprehensive list of those road steam engines that survive in preservation in the British Isles. The spine is sun faded. View more info

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Traction Engine Register

By: John B. True ( Compiler)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, Southern Counties historic Vehicle Preservation trust: 1987

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Sellers ID: 04183

ISBN: 0946169004

Condition: Good


There is a letter from the author. there is wear to the spine and cover edges. View more info

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Traction Engines in Focus

By: John C. Crawley

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, John Crawley: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04082

ISBN: 0950804606

Condition: Near Fine


' Traction Engines in Focus ' is an album of over 200 photographs, all taken in the days when engines had an important role to play in everyday life. New engines and old, some clean, some dirty; engines on loads, in fields, at the fair, all are included to be studied in detail. The d/w shows wear to its edges top and bottom, and its spine is sun faded. View more info

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Steam Rollers in Focus

By: John Crawley

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Haynes Publishing Group: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04095

ISBN: 0950804649

Condition: Very Good


This book is an album of over 260 photographs taken in the days when we depended on the steam roller for the making of new roads and the repair of those we already possessed. The products of more than twenty manufacturers are featured in this volume. The d/w is badly worn to its edges and corners, the spine is faded with a closed tear to its head. View more info

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50 Golden Years of the West of England Steam.

By: Kevin Lean ( compiler )

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK, West of England Steam Engine Society: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04091

Condition: Very Good


Having been formed by a group of enthusiasts as a result of a gathering of engines at Coombe on the 3rd September, 1955, the West of england Steam Engine Society has continued to grow from strength to strength over the ensuing fifty years. This is their history from 1955 - 2005. The text is accompanied bu black & white and colour photographs. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Age of the Traction Engine

By: R.A. Whitehead

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Littlehampton Book Services Ltd: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04097

ISBN: 0711001294

Condition: Very Good


This book is not about the technicalities of Traction Engines but about the work they did. An outline of the development of traction engines is given, followed by chapters dealing with the tasks they performed, the men who manned them and their entanglements with the law and involvements with accidents. There is the name of the previous owner in ink on both the front paste-down and front end-paper, and again on the net two pages including the title page.. The d/w has foxing on its interior surface and is torn at the head of the spine. View more info

Modern Manual for drivers of Steam Road Vehicles.

By: W. Michael Salmon.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, Model Aeronuatical Press Ltd: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04131

Condition: Very Good


This little book for drivers of Steam Road Vehicles, has black and white photographs and line drawings which accompany the text. A fascinating book for anyone interested in steam driven vehicles. The blue boards show light shelf wear and the spine is lightly faded. View more info

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Traction Engines worth Modelling

By: W.J.Hughes

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, David & Charles Ltd: 1969

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 04089

Condition: Very Good


The steam tractor, the traction engine and the road locomotive are here discussed, and their general arrangement, construction and chief components are examined in detail. Descriptions are given of the many processes used in making and assembling scale-model engines. This edition has been virtually re-written with much new material and new illustrations. The hardboards shows light wear and the text block speckling to all its edges. The d/w is complete but is well worn on its corners and edges, it has a large open tear on the rear panel. View more info