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By: Bill Huxley

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Osprey Pub Co: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04028

ISBN: 0850459818

Condition: Very Good

Contrary to popular belief, the idea of a combine - a single machine for all grain harvesting operations - is almost as old as that of the reaper. The first combine, according to many authorities, was manufactured by Moor & Hascall in Michigan in 1836. Five years after McCormick built his mechanical reaper. It was 1928 before the first trials for combine harvesters were held in Europe. The spine is lightly sunned and the covers show light wear. View more info

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The Grain Harvesters

By: Graeme R.; Buchele, Wesley F. Quick

Price: £35.00

Publisher: USA, American Society of Agricultural Engineers: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04022

ISBN: 0916150135

Condition: Very Good

The Grain Harvesters is the story of the tools , machines and systems used throughout history to harvest grain. The Grain Harvesters is about those determined individuals who have persevered to eliminate the bottleneck of the harvest , who have reduced the drudgery of farming. There is an address sticker on the front of the removable plastic cover. There is light speckling to the page edges. A good, clean and tight book View more info

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The Jones Baler Story

By: Gwynfor Williams

Price: £25.00

Publisher: UK, Japonica Press: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04023

ISBN: 1904686230

Condition: Very Good

The Jones brothers rose from farm labourers to manufacture balers that became the first choice of contractors and farmers from Britain to Australia. In the world of bale makers Jones became the little company with a big reputation and claimed to manufacture the world's widest range of balers. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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British Tractors for World Farming: Illustrated History

By: Williams, Michael

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Blandford Press Ltd: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03466

ISBN: 0713714077

Condition: Near Fine

This book describes the important contribution which Britain has made to the development and improvement of the farm tractor. Many of the important features of the modern tractor were first achieved in Britain and continues with the mainly British development of materials-handling tractors and the high- speed transport tractor. There is a little light creasing to the base of the back cover. View more info