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  • by Chris Jaworski
    £12.99

    In the UK between 1957 and 1964 Massey Ferguson manufactured some 380,000 MF35s, the most popular mediumsized farm tractors of the period. Many have remained in work and they are a restorer's favourite machine.

  • by Stuart Gibbard
    £27.49

    This is the second volume in a trilogy of books that look in depth at the history of David Brown tractors, and a remarkable record of a proud company during probably the greatest period of its history. Part Two focuses on the period during which the motto of this celebrated Yorkshire company was "Mechanising the world's farms" - no idle boast.

  • by Stuart Gibbard
    £14.49

    The little grey Fergie is Britain's best-loved tractor, the user-friendly machine that finally replaced the horse on farms. This highly illustrated account covers the full history of Harry Ferguson's tractor products from his pioneering work before the 1930s to the merger with Massey in 1957.

  • by Ivor Whittall
    £19.99

    The Silk Road and Beyond covers the career, adventures and anecdotes of Ivor Whittall, one of the early pioneers of long distance trucking to the Middle East.

  • - The History and Heritage of Volvo, Valmet and Valtra
    by Justin Roberts
    £23.99

    The Nordic Tractor shows the establishment and history of companies such as Bolinder, Munktells, Volvo, Valmet and Valtra who all stood out as being major players in the Nordic region. Today, Valtra - now owned by AGCO - stands proudly as the last remaining agricultural tractor maker in Scandinavia.

  • by Patrick W. Dyer
    £16.49

    With over 200 photographs provided by the manufacturer and enthusiasts, Scania 113 & 143 at Work charts the story of the 3-series through informative text in the popular and familiar style of previous 'at work' titles from the same author.

  • - An Informal Look at British Coal Opencast Sites
    by Dave Wootton
    £19.99

    These fully captioned pictures cover the period from 1986 until British Coal Opencast (BCO) was privatised in 1994. There are panoramic shots showing the scale of operations and fine close-ups of individual machines of many kinds at work. He includes several walking draglines such as the 4000-ton 'Ace of Spades'.

  • by Stuart Gibbard
    £19.99

    The first in a trilogy of books profiling in detail David Brown and its products. This Yorkshire company, based around Huddersfield, had its roots in wooden-pattern making for the looms and weaving machinery of the area in the 1850s but would go on to become a successful manufacturer of tractors.

  • by R. A. E. Linney
    £11.49

    A facsimile reprint of a promotional book produced by Harry Ferguson Limited in 1951. Nine-year-old twins Peter and Pauline go from the city to the farm where they learn about the revolutionary Ferguson system and its genius inventor.

  • by David Kindred
    £9.49

    A collection of photographs which were taken in Suffolk between 1925 and 1935. The majority of the shots are of workmen paused for a moment in the course of their normal days.

  • by Tim Harris
    £7.49

    Can you read the skies? Clouds produce an ever-changing skyscape and a vital clue to predicting whether it's going to rain or shine. Learn to identify clouds, how they form and how to read a changing sky.

  • by Jack Byard
    £7.49

    Gives an insight into what you are likely to see in the British countryside. Suitable for novice enthusiasts of all ages, this selection of 28 breeds includes pigs of various shapes and sizes from the traditional Tamworth to the exotic Kune Kune and commercial hybrids, in which many can be seen in Britain while a few are extremely rare.

  • by Jack Byard
    £7.49

    Gives a full page photograph of each featured breed of horse. This book includes snippets about the role of the breed in human history. It includes working horses, riding horses and ponies.

  • by Jack Byard
    £7.49

    Presents the 41 breeds of sheep you are most likely to encounter on British farms, each with a full-page photo and a description of their appearance, history and uses.

  • by Jack Byad
    £7.49

    Did you know that the Appenzeller Chicken can climb trees? Discover fun fowl facts, and get acquainted with 44 breeds, eachaccompanied by a description of the bird's appearance, its history and breeding, and details of its personality, egg-laying, and flyingabilities.

  • by Jack Byard
    £8.99

    Did you know that Bad-Tempered Bradford Cattle are used for rodeos? Impress friends and relatives with interesting facts about 45 breeds of cattle, including their appearance, personality, history, breeding, milk-producing capabilities, and other fun facts

  • by Tim Harris
    £7.49

    Did you know a honeybee visits about 50 to 100 flowers during each nectar-collection trip? You'll discover loads of interesting facts about 35 common pollinating insects - from ladybugs, moths, and beetles to bees, wasps, flies, and butterflies - including appearance, history and breeding, and details of how to attract them to your garden.

  • by Jack Byard
    £7.49

    Did you know that the Bourbonnais Donkey drinks 4 gallons of water a day? Discover interesting facts about 24 breeds, including their appearance, history and breeding, and uses in agriculture and tourism.

  • - A review of British-made toy farm vehicles up to 1980
    by Adrian Little, Robert Newson & Peter Wade-Martins
    £16.49

    Farming in Miniature is an essential guide for collectors of British toy models interested in farm tractors, farm horses and associated agricultural equipment. The manufacturers / brands are arranged alphabetically. Each manufacturer has its own chapter introduced by an account of its history.

  • by Mat Ireland
    £11.49

    Best known for founding international haulier, Trans UK, Bob Carter was involved in the ground-breaking changes occurring in British transport of the 60s and 70s. Beginning in the army where he witnessed nuclear testing on Christmas Island in the 1950s, he went on to be a driver, office worker and finally company owner.

  • by Robert Hackford
    £16.49

    This is the third and final volume in The Lorries of Arabia Series. The first book made tribute to ERF's world-class long-hauler, focussing in particular on the Middle-East examples, and to those who drove them. The second book continued to explore the fortunes of this legendary machine.

  • by Graham Edge
    £12.99

  • - A Truck Driver's Adventure Across the Arabian Desert
    by Gordon Pearce
    £12.99

  • by Arthur Wilson
    £19.99

    This book gives a unique detailed inside look into the Aston Martin factory, from 1984 to 2000, an understanding of the benefits of Supercharging at the time of manufacture and a historic record of V8 engine design, development and production.

  • by Andrew Arbuckle & Wilson David
    £11.49

    "World Champion Blacksmith 1985"--Page 1.

  • by Patrick Dyer
    £16.49

    Patrick Dyer's eighth book in the 'at work' series takes the reader on a journey with ERF, England's last independent truck manufacturer, between the years 1975 and 1993.

  • - A Photographic History 1942-1985
    by Keith Haddock
    £23.99

    An illustrated history of coal mining by surface methods from 1942 to 1985. This book details the origins of the industry and documents the types of earthmoving machines employed during the first 40 years and includes a large number of photographs.

  • - The Photos of David Wakefield
    by Nick Ireland
    £16.49

  • - British Drivers on the Middle-East Routes
    by Dave Bowers
    £23.99

    The amazing stories of people driving to Middle-East destinations, battling against all the odds to deliver their loads, are told in this books along with the beautiful photographs of the drivers and vehicles taken at the time.

  • - Adventures with a Mack R600 in 1970s Europe
    by Andy MacLean
    £12.99

    The book tells the fictional story of how a naive young British truck driver obtains his first job driving a Mack on the continent of Europe. It is based on the author's real life experiences and illustrated with photographs from the time.

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