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Traction & Stationary Steam Engines

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Pat Collins : King of Showmen, Allen Freda & Williams Ned
1 Pat Collins : King of Showmen
Allen Freda & Williams Ned
Uralia Press
095112238X / 9780951122389
1991, 1st: 4to, Glazed Boards: VG-, 
History of this legendary Black Country fairground and ride owner with details of his rides, traction engines and other equipment. 364pp, well illustrated. Contents VG, clean and unmarked, glazed boards faded on spine as usual and with a little bumping to bottom corners. Scarce. 015765 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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THE CORNISH BEAM ENGINE, BARTON D B
2 THE CORNISH BEAM ENGINE
BARTON D B
BRADFORD BARTON

1969, 2nd (revised): 8vo, Hard Cover: VG, VG
Barton's classic work on the Cornish type Beam engine developed for pumping, crushing and man-engines in metal mines SW England and then adopted in other mining areas world wide. 285pp with photos and ilustrations. Revised 2nd edition of the 1965 original. VG copy in slightly edge worn dw. 000628 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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RANSOMES STEAM ENGINES, BEAUMONT ANTHONY
3 RANSOMES STEAM ENGINES
BEAUMONT ANTHONY
DAVID & CHARLES
071535504X / 9780715355046
1972, 1st: Small 4to, Hard Cover: VG, VG
Illustrated history of the Traction Engines built by this well known agricultural engineers. 112pp, illustrated. VG copy in dw. 005323 
Price: 14.50 GBP
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4 TRACTION ENGINES PAST AND PRESENT
BEAUMONT ANTHONY
IAN ALLAN

1974, 1st: Small 4to, Cloth: VG, VG
Photo album illustrating traction engines over the years. 96pp, illustrated. VG copy in dw. The superior original edition not to be confused with the later 1989 cheap reprint. 006763 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The Motor, Marine and Aircraft Red Book, 1917, Bersey W C & Dorey A
5 The Motor, Marine and Aircraft Red Book, 1917
Bersey W C & Dorey A
The Technical Publishing Company

1917, 7th: 8vo, Cloth: Good, 
7th edition of this early 'annual' directory of motor cars, motor cycles, vehicle engines, tractors, traction engines, small marine engines, aricraft manufacturers etc. 438pp, many nice period adverts. Contnets generally VG, clean and unmarked but paper age toned due to poor quality (it was published in 1917!) . Original red cloth boards, frayed to top of spine, corners bumped. A rare survivor! 016958 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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The End of a Revolution : The Last Days of Stationary Steam, Bowden Colin
6 The End of a Revolution : The Last Days of Stationary Steam
Bowden Colin
LANDMARK PUBLISHING
1843063522 / 9781843063520
2008, 1st: Large 8vo, Hard Cover: Fine, Fine
Well illustrated record of many of the last working stationary steam engines in the UK - form large textile mill engines to small pumps. 207pp. Fine copy in dw. 015260 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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LINCOLNSHIRE ENGINES WORLDWIDE, BROOKS RICHARD
7 LINCOLNSHIRE ENGINES WORLDWIDE
BROOKS RICHARD
LINCOLNSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL
0861111362 / 9780861111367
1989, 1st: Landscape 4to, Card: VG, 
Photo album of Lincolnshire built Traction Engines, Road Rollers and portable steam engines at work around the world. 96pp. VG copy in card covers. 011605 
Price: 19.50 GBP
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Allen's of Oxford, Brown Jonathan
8 Allen's of Oxford
Brown Jonathan
ROAD LOCOMOTIVE SOCIETY
0950848050 / 9780950848051
2012, 1st: 4to, Hard Cover: Fine, Fine
Well illustrated history of the well known firm of John Allen & Co., (Oxford) Ltd., including the Oxford Steam Plough Company. 177pp. Fine copy in dw. 014844 
Price: 99.00 GBP
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A Life with Steam, Challis Joe
9 A Life with Steam
Challis Joe
FINIAL PUBLISHING
1900467046 / 9781900467049
1998, 1st: Hard Cover: VG, VG
Memories of one of the last men to work steam ploughing traction engines and a stalwart of the road steam preservation movement. 292pp, illustrated. VG copy in dw, slight bumping to bottom corners of baords. Signed limited edition no 431. 015778 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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SAVAGES LIMITED, ENGINEERS. A SHORT HISTORY 1850-1964, CLARK R H
10 SAVAGES LIMITED, ENGINEERS. A SHORT HISTORY 1850-1964
CLARK R H
SAVAGES

1964, 1st: Large 8vo, Card Covers: VG, 
Official history of the well known Kings Lynn engineering firm, best known as builders of steam driven fairground rides, traction engines and agricultural machinery. 39pp, 40 plates. VG copy in slightly worn card covers. Scarce. 001336 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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STEAM-ENGINE BUILDERS OF LINCOLNSHIRE, Clark Ronald C
11 STEAM-ENGINE BUILDERS OF LINCOLNSHIRE
Clark Ronald C
Society for Lincolnshire History & Archaeology
0903582120 / 9780903582124
1998, Reprint: 8vo, Card: Fine, 
Accounts of all known builders of stationary, traction & locomotive engines and steam wagons in thIs County. 150pp, well illustrated. Reprint of the 1955 original. Fine copy in card covers. 012266 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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A TRACTION ENGINE MISCELLANY, CLARK RONALD H
12 A TRACTION ENGINE MISCELLANY
CLARK RONALD H
GOOSE & SON
0900404132 / 9780900404139
1975, 1st: 4to, Hard Cover: VG, VG
Miscellanious chapters on various aspects of Traction Engines, being an informal supplement to the Author's earlier major history of the British Traction Engine. 243pp, many photos and drawings. VG copy in dw, just a little wear to edges, spine slightly sunned, 001829 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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13 SOME ADVENTURES OF SAMSON COGG
CLARK RONALD H
GOOSE & SON
0900404337 / 9780900404337
1975, 1st: 8vo, Card Cover: VG, 
The fictional adventures of a Motor Cycle and Traction Engine enthusiast - but many based on reality! 136pp. VG copy in card covers 015771 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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STEAM-ENGINE BUILDERS OF SUFFOLK, ESSEX & CAMBRIDGESHIRE, CLARK RONALD H
14 STEAM-ENGINE BUILDERS OF SUFFOLK, ESSEX & CAMBRIDGESHIRE
CLARK RONALD H
AUGUSTINE STEWARD PRESS

1950, 1st: 8vo, Hard Cover: VG, 
Accounts of all known builders of stationary, traction & locomotive engines and steam wagons in these Counties. 141pp, well illustrated. VG clean copy - rebound in smart paper covered boards with the original (and slightly worn) card covers bound in. Signed by Clark to verso of original cover 001122 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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The Development of the English Steam Wagon, Clark Ronald H
15 The Development of the English Steam Wagon
Clark Ronald H
GOOSE & SON

1963, 1st: Small 4to, Cloth: VG, VG-
Detailed account of the Steam wagons built in England, arranged by manufacturer. 207pp plus appendices, hundreds of photos and drawings. The standard work on the subject which has never been reprinted. VG clean copy (front blank end-paper slightly marked from removal of an old label) in dw with old tape residue marks to corners 000489 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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The Development of the English Traction Engine, Clark Ronald H
16 The Development of the English Traction Engine
Clark Ronald H
GOOSE & SON

1960, 1st: 4to, Cloth: Fine, Fine
The standard history of the English Traction Engine, including steam rollers and steam ploughing. 390pp with hundreds of photos, drawings and diagrams. An exceptionally fine copy in similar dw. The superior 1st edition. Heavy - UK postage 6.95 000257 
Price: 110.00 GBP
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17 THE STEAM ENGINE BUILDERS OF NORFOLK
CLARK RONALD H
HAYNES
0854296786 / 9780854296781
1988, 1st: 4to, Cloth: VG, VG
Well illustrated accounts of the products of all known builders of stationary, traction & locomotive engines and steam wagons in Norfolk. 231pp. Much enlarged version of the Author's original work of 1948. VG copy in dw. 010818 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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A Manual of the Steam Wagon, Commerical Motor
18 A Manual of the Steam Wagon
Commerical Motor
TEMPLE PRESS

1918, 1st: Small 8vo, Card Cover: VG, 
Contemporatry work on how to operate, maintain and overhaul steam wagons. 103pp, illustrated, plus c.30pp of nice period adverts many wagon related. VG clean copy in original stiff card covers. Rare. 016355 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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PLOUGHING ENGINES IN FOCUS, CRAWLEY JOHN
19 PLOUGHING ENGINES IN FOCUS
CRAWLEY JOHN
JOHN CRAWLEY
0950804630 / 9780950804637
1985, 1st: Small 4to, Cloth: VG, VG
Excellent photo album of steam ploughing engines at work etc. 128pp, illustrated. VG copy in dw. 003442 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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20 STEAM TRACTION ENGINES IN CAMERA
CRAWLEY JOHN
JOHN CRAWLEY
0950804657 / 9780950804651
1987, 1st: 4to, Cloth: VG, VG
Excellent photo album of steam traction engines, raod rollers, Showman's engines, ploughing engines and steam wagons at work etc. 128pp, illustrated. VG copy in dw. 004345 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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STEAM WAGONS IN FOCUS, CRAWLEY JOHN
21 STEAM WAGONS IN FOCUS
CRAWLEY JOHN
JOHN CRAWLEY
0950804622 / 9780950804620
1986, 1st: Small 4to, Cloth: VG, VG
Excellent photo album of steam wagons at work etc. 128p, illustrated. VG copy in dw. 004343 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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22 TRACTION ENGINES IN FOCUS
CRAWLEY JOHN
JOHN CRAWLEY
0950804606 / 9780950804606
1982, 1st: Small 4to, Hard Cover: VG, VG
Excellent photo album of steam traction engines at work etc. c.120pp, illustrated. VG in dw. 004341 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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THE COAL VIEWER & ENGINE BUILDER'S PRACTICAL COMPANION, CURR JOHN
23 THE COAL VIEWER & ENGINE BUILDER'S PRACTICAL COMPANION
CURR JOHN
FRANK CASS

1970, 2nd: Small 4to landscape, Cloth: VG, VG-
High quality reprint of this classic 1797 book on Steam Engines and mining techniques. Contains one of the first detailed accounts of metal plateway type early railways with illustrations of trackwork and wagons. Also contains a detailed account of the Newcomen steam pumping engine at the hight of its development. New introduction by Charles Lee. 4pp, introduction, 96pp plus 5 fold out plates. VG clean copy in dw, just a little bumping to corners. Scarce even as a reprint. 001541 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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24 A SHORT HISTORY OF THE STEAM ENGINE
DICKINSON H W
CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS

1938, 1st: Large 8vo, Cloth: VG, 
Standard semi-technical history of the development of the stationary steam engine, including boiler development and the steam turbine. 255pp, illustrated. VG clean copy in very slightly marked cloth covers. 001374 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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25 RICHARD TREVITHICK : THE ENGINEER AND THE MAN
DICKINSON H W & TITLEY ARTHUR
CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS

1934, 2nd Impression: Large 8vo, Cloth: VG-, 
Remains the best study of Richard Trevithick steam & mining engineer, looking at all aspects of his work including his time in South America. 280pp, illustrated. Contents VG, slight age toning to paper. Original red cloth boards, spine sunned, slight marking and fraying to edges. 002122 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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BIOSCOPE SHOWS AND THEIR ENGINES, FAY ARTHUR
26 BIOSCOPE SHOWS AND THEIR ENGINES
FAY ARTHUR
OAKWOOD

1966, 1st: 8vo, Card Covers: VG, 
Locomotion Papers No 31, 36pp. VG copy in card covers. Uncommon. 004520 
Price: 15.95 GBP
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27 ENGLISH & AMERICAN STEAM CARRIAGES AND TRACTION ENGINES
FLETCHER WILLIAM
DAVID & CHARLES
0715362321 / 9780715362327
1973, Reprint: Large 8vo, Hard Cover: VG, VG-
Reprint of the 1904 original. A continuation of the Author's earlier work on steam road vehicles, this volume contains much detail on the early steam cars, steam wagons along with the later designs of traction engine. 342pp, well illustrated. VG copy in dw, faded on spine. 008144 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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28 STEAM ON COMMON ROADS
FLETCHER WILLIAM
DAVID & CHARLES

1972, Reprint: 8vo, Cloth: VG, VG
Reprint of the 1891 original. One of the first works to document in detail the development of steam road vehicle in the 19th century. 307pp, ilustrated. VG copy in dw. 008138 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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29 History and Progress of the Steam Engine: With a Practical Investigation of its Structure and Application
Galloway Elijah
Thomas Kelly

1830, 1st: 8vo, Leather: Good, 
A nice copy of one of the classic early works on the steam engine. 863pp, illustrated with upwards of 200 engravings, and an extensive appendix of the latest developments in steam power by Luke Hebert. Comtemts clean, some age toning to pages, binding tight, front (blank) end-paper removed. Old quarter calf with marbled boards which are very rubbed and worn at edges. X016689 
Price: 200.00 GBP
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Steam Thrashing 1900-1950, Gilbert G F A
30 Steam Thrashing 1900-1950
Gilbert G F A
AUTHOR

1996, 1st: 4to, Hard Cover: Fine, Fine
Well illustrated account of the steam driven tracshing machine and its engines. 190p. Fine copy in dw. Signed by Author. Very rare 013044 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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