A Century of Traction Engines: Being an Historical Account of the Rise and Decline of an Industry Whose Benefits to Mankind Were and are Incalculable (W. J. (William Jesse) Hughes) soon to be presented for sale on the gleaming BookLovers of Bath web site!
Published: Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1968, Hardback in dust wrapper.
First in this edition, first Percival Marshall & Company, 1959. Contains: Black & white photographs; Black & white drawings; Diagrams; Tables; Frontispiece;
>From the cover: Here is a long-awaited reprint of a standard work which quickly earned an international reputation after its first publication. This is the story of what is possibly the most fascinating of all prime-movers. The traction engine, the steam plough, the road locomotive, the steam tractor, and the steam roller have been of inestimable value to mankind. In agriculture, in road making and road haulage, in openin…
Very Good in Poor Dust Wrapper. Edges of the dust wrapper somewhat frayed, a little creased at the edges
Green boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [IX] 262 pages. Index. Bibliography. 8¾” x 5½”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I enchant you with top-drawer choices of my Transport Steam catalogue?