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British Tractors A History of Tractors Made or Used in Britain
Home > British Tractors A History of Tractors Made or Used in Britain
Benjamin Phillips
The story of British tractors has its
beginnings a century ago and continues
to the present day. Many of these
tractors were developed by British
companies, a significant number of
which grew to become major
manufacturers in later years. The
demand for home food production
through two World Wars also gave a
boost to American manufacturers and
many of the best known tractor model
names in Britain were originally
American; some were imported but large
numbers also came to be built in
Britain. In recent years the number of
British-based manufacturers has
dwindled, although New Holland
produces tractors for the world market
from its base in Basildon, and
competition now comes from around the

This book is a survey of all the most
significant tractor types to be built
or operated in Britain from the early
years of the 20th century to the
present day. It is arranged by
manufacturer, with a short history and
survey of the tractor manufacturer and
its models. The book is heavily
illustrated throughout with examples
of significant tractor models through
the ages.

Some of these tractor names still
survive today in the form of the many
thousands of historical vehicles that
are preserved and can be seen at shows
- often in action or in agricultural

Although written by an expert, this is
a highly accessible and affordable
title which will appeal to both
enthusiasts and those with a general
interest in the subject.

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  • 160 Pages
  • Colour Photographs Throughout
  • Hardback
  • 208 mm x 260 mm
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