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Commercial Vehicles, Traction Engines

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Steam in the Veins: Being an Account of Memories of the Boughton Family Business and Related Happenings in the Chiltern Hills, Boughton, John Henry
1 Boughton, John Henry
Steam in the Veins: Being an Account of Memories of the Boughton Family Business and Related Happenings in the Chiltern Hills
Buckinghamshire John Boughton 1990 0951637800 / 9780951637807 First Edition Soft Cover Good No Jacket Privately Printed 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 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. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The Heyday of the British Lorry: Historic Commercial Vehicles in Colour, Broad, Malcolm / Durham, Peter
2 Broad, Malcolm / Durham, Peter
The Heyday of the British Lorry: Historic Commercial Vehicles in Colour
Surrey Ian Allan 1999 0711023867 / 9780711023864 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket (Laminated Boards) 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 80pp, captioned colour photographs throughout. Landscape format hardback, laminated pictorial boards, VG clean tight copy. Covers small vans to pickups, fire engines and military vehicles. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The Commer Story, Carverhill, Geoff
3 Carverhill, Geoff
The Commer Story
Wiltshire The Crowood Press Ltd 2002 1861264917 / 9781861264916 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 224pp, index, bibliography, 8pp colour adverts, black and white photographs throughout. Black boards, VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. The first full-length history of Commer, chapters cover:- 1. Dogs that Bite with a Click: The Early Years; 2. The Twenties; 3. Karrier Joins Commer: The Thirties; 4. The War Effort; 5. The Export Drive; 6. Dunstable: A New Era; 7. The TS-3 Engine; 8. Rootes and the Pentastar: The Sixties; 9. The Chrysler Takeover; 10. Recession and Demise: The French Phase. Scarce. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Hoog-Gaat-Ie: Een Fotoboek Van De Tilburgse Kermis (Book of the Tilburg Fair), Ernest Potters (Fotografie/Photographer) / Paul Spapens & Lauran Wijffels (Redactie/Editors)
4 Ernest Potters (Fotografie/Photographer) / Paul Spapens & Lauran Wijffels (Redactie/Editors)
Hoog-Gaat-Ie: Een Fotoboek Van De Tilburgse Kermis (Book of the Tilburg Fair)
Netherlands Pabo Print 1993 9090060553 / 9789090060552 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 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. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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The Illustrated History of Guy Trucks & Buses, Guy, Anthony E.
5 Guy, Anthony E.
The Illustrated History of Guy Trucks & Buses
Yeovil Haynes / Foulis 1989 0854297197 / 9780854297191 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 128pp, captioned photographs throughout plus narrative. Pictorial laminated boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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Preserved Lorries, Jenkinson, Keith A.
6 Jenkinson, Keith A.
Preserved Lorries
London Ian Allan Ltd 1977 0711008000 / 9780711008007 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 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. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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Big Trucks, Johnson, Malcolm B (Preface) / Truckin' Life Magazine
7 Johnson, Malcolm B (Preface) / Truckin' Life Magazine
Big Trucks
Australia Savvas Publishing 1984 0959400443 / 9780959400441 First Thus Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 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. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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Classic and Vintage Commercials on Bedford, Larkin, Nick (Editor, Classic & Vintage Commercials Magazine)
8 Larkin, Nick (Editor, Classic & Vintage Commercials Magazine)
Classic and Vintage Commercials on Bedford
Kent Kelsey Publishing Ltd 2003 1873098618 / 9781873098615 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 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. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Beads of Emerald: About Working and Living with Steam Engines, Nieuwenhuys, Josje
9 Nieuwenhuys, Josje
Beads of Emerald: About Working and Living with Steam Engines
Netherlands Josje Nieuwenhuys 2006 9081087614 / 9789081087612 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 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. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Farm Tractor Color History: Threshers: History of the Separator Threshing Machine, Reaper & Harvester (Case, McCormick-Deering, International Harvester, John Deere, Massey-Harris, Minneapolis & More), Pripps, Robert N.
10 Pripps, Robert N.
Farm Tractor Color History: Threshers: History of the Separator Threshing Machine, Reaper & Harvester (Case, McCormick-Deering, International Harvester, John Deere, Massey-Harris, Minneapolis & More)
U.S.A. Motorbooks International 1992 0879386177 / 9780879386177 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 128pp, index, sources, illustrated throughout with photographs (most colour), drawings and adverts. Softback, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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An Illustrated History of Cranes, Sheryn, Hinton J.
11 Sheryn, Hinton J.
An Illustrated History of Cranes
Surrey Ian Allan 2000 0711028176 / 9780711028173 First Thus Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 128pp, captioned black and white photographs throughout. A VG clean tight copy. As well as a historical background, this book covers a variety of crane types, including Derricks, overhead and travelling, railway cranes tower, crawler and truck mounted plus many others. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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Vintage Funfairs: Amusement Rides, Carousels and Fairground Art, Steptoe, Brian
12 Steptoe, Brian
Vintage Funfairs: Amusement Rides, Carousels and Fairground Art
Berkshire Jumper Books 2002 0952311224 / 9780952311225 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Near Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 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. Traditional scenic fairground art and signage is illustrated throughout. Heavy book, extra shipping required to non-UK address. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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Van Ziekenkoets Tot Ziekenwagen (Ambulances in beeld) 1906 - 1945, Waldeck, Dr KJJ / Gras, Drs Th
13 Waldeck, Dr KJJ / Gras, Drs Th
Van Ziekenkoets Tot Ziekenwagen (Ambulances in beeld) 1906 - 1945
Netherlands Europese Bibliotheek 2000 9028826343 / 9789028826342 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket (Pictorial Boards) 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 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. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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The Iron Workhorse: American Gas Tractors and Steam Traction Engines, Wendel, CH
14 Wendel, CH
The Iron Workhorse: American Gas Tractors and Steam Traction Engines
U.S.A. Motorbooks International 1988 0879383143 / 9780879383145 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 128pp, fully illustrated with colour photographs by Dave Arnold. Brown boards, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Massey Wilcox Transport Limited: A 50 Year Celebration of Transport. 'Ring Us When You're Tipped!', Wilcox, Robert
15 Wilcox, Robert
Massey Wilcox Transport Limited: A 50 Year Celebration of Transport. 'Ring Us When You're Tipped!'
Somerset Massey Wilcox Transport Limited 2004 Limited Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket (Pictorial Boards) 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 43pp, articles and photographs, many in colour. Laminated pictorial boards, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy. Limited edition. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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The Traction Engine Archive, Willcox, Richard
16 Willcox, Richard
The Traction Engine Archive
Gloucestershire The Road Locomotive Society 2004 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket (Laminated Boards) 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 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 story behind the use of traction engines during this campaign with photographs from the collection of the late Tom Paisley); A Cavalcade of Showman's Engines (an assortment of engines seen at the fairground and on the road). Uncommon. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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