50 Years of Farm Machinery: From Starting Handle to Microchip
Four hundred illustrations, many of them from manufacturers' catalogues, display the history of farm machinery in Britain from the 1940s to today. Considerable emphasis is given to the 50s and 60s, the time when the second agricultural revolution was at its height.
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