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Image for A Record of Two Centuries: Being a Short History of the House of Merryweather & Sons, of Long Acre & Greenwich, 1690 - 1901

A Record of Two Centuries: Being a Short History of the House of Merryweather & Sons, of Long Acre & Greenwich, 1690 - 1901

By: Anon

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Merritt & Hatcher Ltd: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021167


85pp, frontispiece photograph. Red cloth boards, blind-stamped decoration, gilt titling to front and spine, mottling/fading to boards, general light ageing, a few marks, overall a Good copy of a scarce title. Merryweather were manufacturers of fire engines and related equipment. View more info

Image for Cummins Operation and Maintenance Manual C Series Diesel Engines. Models 6C8.3; 6CT8.3; 6CTA8.3. Bulletin No. 3810248-03

Cummins Operation and Maintenance Manual C Series Diesel Engines. Models 6C8.3; 6CT8.3; 6CTA8.3. Bulletin No. 3810248-03

By: Anon

Price: £20.00

Publisher: USA, Cummins Engine Company, Inc: 1988

Seller ID: 021533


270pp, drawings and photographs. Landscape format softback, corner crease to 1 page otherwise a VG copy. Printed March 1988. View more info

Image for Steam in the Veins: Being an Account of Memories of the Boughton Family Business and Related Happenings in the Chiltern Hills

Steam in the Veins: Being an Account of Memories of the Boughton Family Business and Related Happenings in the Chiltern Hills

By: Boughton, John Henry

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Buckinghamshire, John Boughton: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 019114


iii + 121pp, index, black and white photographs throughout. Large format softback, slight foxing, creasing/rubbing to covers, small label glue mark to front, contents VG. Signed by author on title page. Fascinating collection of photographs, many featuring traction engines. View more info

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Donkey Driving

By: Ellis, Vivian / Ellis, Richard / Claxton, Joy

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, J.A.Allen & Co Ltd: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021669


115pp, 78 drawings. Landscape format softback, general light ageing, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Hoog-Gaat-Ie: Een Fotoboek Van De Tilburgse Kermis (Book of the Tilburg Fair)

Hoog-Gaat-Ie: Een Fotoboek Van De Tilburgse Kermis (Book of the Tilburg Fair)

By: Ernest Potters (Fotografie/Photographer) / Paul Spapens & Lauran Wijffels (Redactie/Editors)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Netherlands, Pabo Print: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: R24757


144pp, illustrated throughout with colour and b+w photographs. Blue boards, no dustwrapper probably as issued, owners signature and date to front endpaper otherwise VG clean tight copy. Dutch text. View more info

Image for The Illustrated History of Guy Trucks & Buses

The Illustrated History of Guy Trucks & Buses

By: Guy, Anthony E.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Yeovil, Haynes / Foulis: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017309


128pp, captioned photographs throughout plus narrative. Pictorial laminated boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The Illustrated History of Guy Trucks & Buses

The Illustrated History of Guy Trucks & Buses

By: Guy, Anthony E.

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Yeovil, Haynes / Foulis: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021333


128pp, captioned photographs throughout plus narrative. Pictorial laminated boards, a VG clean tight copy in (rub/slight surface loss to spine base, which is internally reinforced) dustwrapper. View more info

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Preserved Lorries

By: Jenkinson, Keith A.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Ian Allan Ltd: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019127


352pp, index, over 350 different types of lorries, vans and fire engines are decribed with technical details and other relevant information, and in many cases, are illustrated too. Mauve boards, corner crease to 1 page, light ageing only, a VG clean tight copy in a price-clipped dustwrapper. View more info

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Big Trucks

By: Johnson, Malcolm B (Preface) / Truckin' Life Magazine

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Australia, Savvas Publishing: 1984

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 016496


272pp, illustrated with colour photographs. Pictorial boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Originally published in 2 separate volumes.The story of Australia's big truck and the men and women who drive them. Very heavy book, UK at standard rate, extra shipping may be required to non-UK address. View more info

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Classic and Vintage Commercials on Bedford

By: Larkin, Nick (Editor, Classic & Vintage Commercials Magazine)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Kent, Kelsey Publishing Ltd: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017177


112pp, colour photographs and articlers throughout. Large softback, a VG clean tight copy. Articles include:- Daily Use 1950 MST; Keeping a Bedford Alive; Green Goddess Rides Again; Bedford at Work; Bedford MSZ Restored; S Class; TK Tipper Restored; 1950 Bedford OLBC; Bedford Gathering. Scarce. View more info

Image for International TracTracttors Photo Archive: Photographs from the McCormick-International Harvester Company Collection

International TracTracttors Photo Archive: Photographs from the McCormick-International Harvester Company Collection

By: Letourneau, PA (Editor)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Iconografix: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021393


128pp, captioned black and white photographs throughout.Landscape format softback, slight edge rubbing and reading creasing, overall a VG copy. View more info

Image for Beads of Emerald: About Working and Living with Steam Engines

Beads of Emerald: About Working and Living with Steam Engines

By: Nieuwenhuys, Josje

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Netherlands, Josje Nieuwenhuys: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 015427


175pp, illustrated. Light reading wear only, a VG clean tight copy. Signed by the author, with a dedication, on the title page, dated 5th September 2006, Cirencester. View more info

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Encyclopaedia of American Steam Traction Engines (Crestline Agricultural Series)

By: Norbeck, Jack / Editing and Design By George H Dammann

Price: £20.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Crestline Publishing: 1976

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 021356


320pp, index, fully illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings throughout. Pictorial boards, small bump to rear, light general wear, some foxing mainly to edges, small mark to front endpaper, bookseller's label to same, owner's details to rear endpaper, 3 ticks against publisher's book list, overall a Good+ copy. Fascinating reference. This is the third revised edition. View more info

Image for Farm Tractor Color History: Threshers: History of the Separator Threshing Machine, Reaper & Harvester (Case, McCormick-Deering, International Harvester, John Deere, Massey-Harris, Minneapolis & More)

Farm Tractor Color History: Threshers: History of the Separator Threshing Machine, Reaper & Harvester (Case, McCormick-Deering, International Harvester, John Deere, Massey-Harris, Minneapolis & More)

By: Pripps, Robert N.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Motorbooks International: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019101


128pp, index, sources, illustrated throughout with photographs (most colour), drawings and adverts. Softback, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy. View more info

Image for Firefighting in Suffolk : An Illustrated History. Volume 1 - Pre 1948

Firefighting in Suffolk : An Illustrated History. Volume 1 - Pre 1948

By: Saward, Graham

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Suffolk, Graham Saward: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020975


160pp, black and white photographs throughout. Laminated boards, light wear only, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Fire Brigades (United Kingdom): Their Constitution, Rights, and Responsibilties

Fire Brigades (United Kingdom): Their Constitution, Rights, and Responsibilties

By: Smith, Hugh Orton

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Birmingham, Hugh Orton Smith: 1907

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 021378


vi + 99pp, index. Red blind-stamped boards, gilt titling, a few rubs, patchy fading to boards, general ageing to contents, a Good copy of an interesting period publication. View more info

Image for Vintage Funfairs: Amusement Rides, Carousels and Fairground Art

Vintage Funfairs: Amusement Rides, Carousels and Fairground Art

By: Steptoe, Brian

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Berkshire, Jumper Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019098


192pp, index, sources, fully illustrated with 350 colour photographs, illustrated endpapers. Landscape format, red boards, an excellent clean tight copy in (slight edge creasing) dustwrapper. Features merry-go-round and other vintage fairground rides from around the world. Includes English steam fairs and rallies and antique, nostalgic carousels acroos Europe, the USA and Australia. Fairground organs and museums and collections on the topic are also featured. Traditiona... View more info

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A Road Transport Heritage

By: Tuck, Bob

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Bob Tuck: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 020924


128pp, captioned black and white photographs throughout. Laminated pictorial boards, small rub/nick to spine head, overall a near VG copy. Personalised gift dedication from the author to Preface page. View more info

Image for The Golden Days of Heavy Haulage

The Golden Days of Heavy Haulage

By: Tuck, Bob

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Somerset, Roundoak Publishing: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020967


96pp, captioned black and white photographs throughout, pictorial endpapers. Laminated pictorial boards, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Van Ziekenkoets Tot Ziekenwagen (Ambulances in beeld) 1906 - 1945

Van Ziekenkoets Tot Ziekenwagen (Ambulances in beeld) 1906 - 1945

By: Waldeck, Dr KJJ / Gras, Drs Th

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Netherlands, Europese Bibliotheek: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016632


144pp, index, notes, narrative, captioned black and white photographs throughout. Dutch text. Slight bumping to upper corners otherwise a VG clean tight copy in pictorial boards. Scarce. View more info

Image for Built in Britain: The ERF Story

Built in Britain: The ERF Story

By: Weatherley, Brian (Editor)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Commercial Motor: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021259


38pp, adverts, a series of articles on operators of ERF trucks plus an interview with Peter Foden looking ahead to the 1990s. Operators include Richard Read, the Manchester Co-op, Jock McBean, Wincanton and Alan Firmin. Stapled publication, reading creases, a VG copy. Scarce. View more info

Image for The Iron Workhorse: American Gas Tractors and Steam Traction Engines

The Iron Workhorse: American Gas Tractors and Steam Traction Engines

By: Wendel, CH

Price: £25.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Motorbooks International: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019102


128pp, fully illustrated with colour photographs by Dave Arnold. Brown boards, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for A Century of Service: An Illustrated History of Eddison Plant Limited

A Century of Service: An Illustrated History of Eddison Plant Limited

By: Whitehead, RA

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Dorset, Eddison Plant Limited: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021391


40pp + numerous illustrations. Green boards, landscape format hardback, a VG copy in dustwrapper. Company history covering traction engines, steam rollers and related equipment. View more info

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The Traction Engine Archive

By: Willcox, Richard

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Gloucestershire, The Road Locomotive Society: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: R14818


160 captioned b+w photographs, foreword by Peter Smart, preface by the author. Landscape format hardback, laminated pictorial boards, signed and dated by the author at "The Trout". Contents:- Preface; A representative selection of traction engines in Britain arranged in alphabetical order of manufacturer; The Lyonshall Engines (an account of the first self-propelled traction engine in Herefordshire and its later companions); Traction Engines in the Boer War (the ... View more info

Image for Insurance Fire Brigades 1680 - 1929: The Birth of the British Fire Service

Insurance Fire Brigades 1680 - 1929: The Birth of the British Fire Service

By: Wright, Brian

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Stroud, Tempus Publishing Ltd: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021496


224pp, index, further reading, 5 appendices, photographs including 29 in colour. Softback, light reading wear, overall a VG copy. View more info