Goose and Sons, 1974.
Hardcover. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Revised edition (first published 1960). 390 pp, indexed, illustrated with more than 500 photos and line drawings. 8.5 x 11 inches. Very mild spine slant, else a fine copy. Dust jacket is lightly rubbed and has a stain on the front flap. "A serious engineering study, tracing every aspect of the development of the traction engine." Covers the applications of steam to agriculture and describes early inventions in powered cultivatio in details. 32 appendices provide data on the testing of traction engines.