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    DescriptionThis title is an informative history and comprehensive directory of tractors around the world with full coverage of all the great marques, designers and manufacturers. It offers detailed specifications and over 650 photographs of historical and modern machines, from AGCO Allis to Zetor. It is the ultimate book for every tractor and agricultural machinery enthusiast - a detailed portrait in words and pictures of farm vehicles and their evolution. It features vintage models restored to their former glory, together with their modern-day high-tech equivalents. It covers every aspect of the tractor and its components, from the history of the inventors, innovators and factories, to the vehicles' engine capacities and power. It is a comprehensive encyclopedia that all tractor enthusiasts will want to own, augmented by identification photographs and rare archive material. The history of the tractor is one of rapid development, from the turn of the 20th century when it was a substitute for the horse, to today's sophisticated machines which boast a range of technologically advanced equipment. This fact-packed encyclopedia charts this exceptional history, the machines and their manufacturers. Each vehicle is illustrated with archive material or photography, together with specification boxes detailing engine capacity, power, transmission and weight. Including an international overview of farm machinery around the world, this volume forms a highly comprehensive tractor bible - the only book on the subject that anyone will ever need.


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    Title
    The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Tractors & Farm Machinery
    Subtitle
    An Informative History and Comprehensive Directory of Tractors Around the World with Full Coverage of All the Great Marques, Designers and Manufacturers
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) John Carroll
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 168 mm
    Height: 220 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 862 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780754826583
    ISBN 10: 0754826589
    Classifications

    BIC subject category V2: GBC
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: TRA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T12.1
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14100
    B&T Merchandise Category: SCI
    B&T General Subject: 710
    Abridged Dewey: 624
    Ingram Subject Code: TE
    LC classification: TA
    BISAC V2.8: TEC009160
    BIC subject category V2: TVD, WGCT
    DC23: 629.225203
    Illustrations note
    over 650 photographs
    Publisher
    Anness Publishing
    Imprint name
    LORENZ BOOKS
    Publication date
    07 September 2013
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    John Carroll has been fascinated by tractors and vintage vehicles for many years. He is a full-time motoring journalist and photographer who regularly contributes to the American Jp magazine and two British four-wheel-drive publications, Land Rover World and Off Road & 4 Wheel Drive. He has written several books about tractors and other forms of transport. Currently he is the editor of 4X4 magazine, Britain's longest-running and best-selling title devoted to all makes and models of 4X4 vehicles.