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    DescriptionFrom Allis-Chalmers to Vickers, this is an A-Z of tractors made in Britain between 1945 and 1965, written by a universally acknowledged expert in the subject, whose work has been widely published in books and magazines. It deals with the products of not only British manufacturers such as David Brown, Ferguson and Nuffield, but also the American makers who established plants in Britain to overcome post-war import restrictions, which included International Harvester, Massey-Harris and Minneapolis-Moline. Demand for tractors after the War was insatiable, and the period covered saw extraordinary growth in production and innovation in design. The text is illustrated exclusively with images - some 400 in all - from the manufacturers' sales brochures and publicity material, giving a unique flavour of the times and an impression of the features the manufacturers were highlighting in the promotion of their tractors.


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    Title
    British Tractors 1945-65
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Stuart Gibbard
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 176
    Width: 218 mm
    Height: 278 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 960 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781906133528
    ISBN 10: 1906133522
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBK
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JJPK, 3JJPG
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC E4L: TRA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T12.1
    BISAC V2.8: HIS015000
    Libri: I-AU
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14320
    B&T General Subject: 790
    Ingram Subject Code: AU
    Abridged Dewey: 629
    BISAC V2.8: TRA001010
    LC classification: TL
    BISAC V2.8: TRA001020
    BIC subject category V2: 1DBK, 3JJPK, 3JJPG, WGCT
    B&T Approval Code: E70343200, A86304000
    DC23: 629.22520941
    Thema V1.0: VSG, WGCT
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1DDU
    Thema time period qualifier V1.0: 3MPQM, 3MPQS
    Illustrations note
    400 colour and b&w photos
    Publisher
    HERRIDGE & SONS LTD
    Imprint name
    HERRIDGE & SONS LTD
    Publication date
    01 January 2014
    Publication City/Country
    Beaworthy
    Author Information
    A leading author and journalist specialising in tractors and machinery, Stuart Gibbard has produced many award-winning books and DVDs, including seminal works on Ford, Ferguson and David Brown. He is the former editor of both Old Tractor and Vintage Tractor & Countryside Heritage magazines, and is currently the editor of the David Brown Tractor Club's Tractor News. Devoting much of his time to historical research, Stuart has met and talked with many of the world's leading tractor designers and engineers, and has amassed a substantial reference library and photo archive. He also has a keen interest in early tractor literature, which he has developed into a mail order business run in partnership with his wife, Sue. Stuart has been collecting tractors for nearly 40 years and has an excellent practical knowledge of agriculture gained from running the family arable and bulb farm in South Lincolnshire until the early 1990s when he moved into journalism.