Collector Books

SALE Selected Titles, up to 75% off List!

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We carry books about all brands of tractors including Allis-Chalmers, Case, Caterpillar,

Farmall and IH, Ford, John Deere, Massey, Oliver and more. 

 

We also have farm cookbooks, nostalgia, humor as it relates to farming, country life, IH Scout and truck,

construction equipment, implements & restoration guides.

 

   

 

 


Special Buys | Allis-Chalmers & AGCO | Assorted Tractor Books | Barns | Case | Caterpillar | Cockshutt | Construction | Cooking and Craft Books | Farmall and International Harvester Tractor | Ford & Fordson | Humor Books | Implement Books | John Deere | Massey Harris/Massey Ferguson | Minneapolis Moline | Nostalgia  | Oliver Tractors | Steam Tractors | Toy Books | Tractor Restoration | Motorbooks Workshop | Truck Books | Truck Restoration Books | Value Guides 

 

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#200460 Amazing Cows: Udder Absurdity, by Sandra Boynton. An inventive new exuberant jumble of a book for the young reader. Amazing Cows is a picture book, a storybook, a book of fun and games. Along the way, expect lively guest appearances by ducks, pigs, and excessive numbers of chickens. Softcover, full-color, 96 pages. List $10.95  Over 50% off! $4.95

#200548 Art of the Chicken Coop, by Chris Gleason. Today’s modern farmer will find plans and construction techniques for making seven different chicken coops, fun chicken facts, and recipes for eggs. Experienced farmer, woodworker, and author Chris Gleason's hip eye for design, combined with sound woodworking techniques make the coops both attractive and sturdy. Don’t miss the authors “tour de coop” where he visits coops from other backyard farmers to find out why they keep chickens and what lessons they have to share with others interested in doing so. Softcover, 160 pgs. List $19.95 50% off 1 left! $9.95

#200464 Dad's Own Cookbook, by Jim Murphy.   It's time to become the new hero of the kitchen. Or at least put aside your fear of frying (not to mention sautéing, roasting, or tossing a salad). Dad's Own Cookbook shows how to do everything from handling a knife properly to juggling three dishes so that dinner comes together on schedule. Its lively charts, tips, and directions replace intimidation with pleasure and camaraderie, and its 150 great recipes will turn the most culinarily challenged dad into the family chef. Softcover, 304 pgs. List $13.95  50% off  Great Gift for Dad! $6.95

#200494 Family Favorites: Home-style heart warming recipes.  Favorite soups, chowders, spicy chilis, and other hearty dishes. From regional classics such as New England Clam Chowder to dishes like San Francisco Cioppino, this collection brings traditional comfort-food favorites to new heights. Hardcover (padded), 96 pgs. List $12.95 Over 60% off -2 left $4.95

#534579 Holistic Care for Horses, an Owner's Manual by Denise Bean-Raymond.  Massage, Acupressure, Stretching, Herbs and Essential Oils.  The book explores physical, mental and emotional health, well being and maintenance from a complimentary and alternative perspective.   Hardcover, 3 ring binder with 224 pgs.  List $24.99 New title-Over 20% off!  2 left $19.95

#191651 A Parent's Guide to Riding Lessons, by Elise Gaston Chand Every parent hopes to experience the thrill of seeing a child discover an activity she loves. But when a child adores horses above all, these joys are often dampened by anxiety, especially when the parent knows little about riding. How does one begin to find a qualified riding instructor? Just how expensive is this hobby? And — most important — will my child be safe? Parents searching for answers will find relief in A Parent’s Guide to Riding Lessons. The author's vantage point allows her to get to the heart of parents’ concerns, then offer the information, instruction, and peace of mind that they desperately need. Paperback, 179 pgs. List $14.95 Over 60% off $5.95

#196177 Preserving: Self-Sufficiency, by Carol Wilson. There are several different preserving methods and all give delicious results. Will full-color illustrations, ingredient listings, popular fruits and vegetables, sugars and cooking techniques all explained - along with storage information, helpful hints and tips, and 60 delicious recipes - this handbook is a one-stop guide to successful preserving. List $12.95  Over 60% off $ 4.95

#196221 Soap Making: Self-Sufficiency, by Sarah Ade. Make your own luxurious, beautiful soaps at home—with all-natural ingredients.  The author lists natural ingredients and their properties before describing how to combine them for a specific purpose. She also discusses the benefits of a macrobiotic lifestyle and holistic skin care, and why your body will thank you for them. This is an essential guide for anyone interested in what they put onto their body as well as what they put inside. List $12.95  Over 60% off $ 4.95

#196222 Spinning, Dyeing, & Weaving: Self-Sufficiency, by Penny Walsh. Weaving your own textiles is a rewarding activity—with the added benefit of knowing that the entire process can be done by hand, with little outside energy. This handbook looks at where different fibers come from, how to grow and harvest them, and how to prepare them for spinning. The principles of spinning are also included, as well as information on how to dye your fibers with natural dyestuff. Also included are numerous simple projects for decorating your home. 100 color illustrations. List $12.95   Over 60% off $ 4.95

#200161 Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Salutes the Armed Forces, by the Bathroom Readers' Institute (BRI). Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and the Coast Guard! The patriotic folks at the BRI have stormed the proverbial beaches of Normandy and beyond to bring you this salute to the greatest force for good on planet Earth! Make your way through the ranks and read about the history, triumphs, trials, and humor of those who serve. At nearly 500 pages, this is the book you want by your side while you wait it out in the fox hole. List $18.95  50% off $ 9.47

 

 
Allis-Chalmers & AGCO Our Price

#AS-H1296 A Guide to Allis-Chalmers Farm Tractors, by Norm Swinford. Over 250 black-and-white photos. Softcover, 120 pages. List $14.95 $12.95

#AS-H0499 The Proud Heritage of AGCO Tractors, by Norm Swinford. Each chapter of this lavishly illustrated volume focuses on a different company, providing a brief company history as well as the tractor line. No other book provides as much detail about so many AGCO related tractors! Profiles include Allis, Massey, Moline, and Oliver just to name a few. Hard cover, 288 pages, 500 b&w and 200 Color photos!  List $39.95 $36.95

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Assorted Tractors Our Price

#348932 The Tractor Factor; The Worlds' Rarest Classic Farm Tractors, by Robert Pripps

With tractor historian Robert N. Pripps, take a close look at some of the most collectible vintage tractors from the United States, the UK, Germany, Holland, France, and other countries.  Some of the most interesting tractors are also the rarest and very few were produced.  Includes many one-of-a-kind models and ones produced by companies that were in business only a short time.  Hardcover, 160 pgs. List $27.00

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#349311 Tractor Superstars, The greatest Tractors of all time, by Tharran Gaines.  From John Deere to International Harvester, Hundreds of farm tractor companies built models over the years.  Some have been innovative, changing farming for years and influencing other tractor brands.  Some have been very popular and produced by the thousands.  This book focuses on these models and includes technical and performance specifications.  Softcover, 160 pgs, List $ 19.95 $17.95

#180766 Ultimate Guide to Tractors, by Jim Glastonbury.  This book covers more than a century of tractor making and features tractors that are regarded with something like affection - Case, Fordson, Massey-Ferguson, Minneapolis-Moline, Versatile - they are all here and many others.  Tractors of all shapes & sizes, ages, colors and types.  Illustrated throughout in full color.  Hardbound book, 448 pgs, List $24.99 $22.95

#179962 Amazing Tractors, Facts & Trivia, by Peter Henshaw;  An illustrated treasury of curiosities, anecdotes, myths, feats of engineering, and unbelievable facts for fans of farm tractors everywhere.  Hard Cover, Spiral bound;192 pgs. List $12.99 $ 11.95

#213137 Classic Farm Tractors, 200 of the Best, Worst and Most Fascinating Tractors of all Time, by Pripps and Sanders.  This book offers concise descriptions and histories along with informative specification charts that give the lowdown on all-important considerations like horsepower ratings, engine sizes, weights, fuel types, and more. Illustrated with color photography  Classic Farm Tractors is arranged chronologically to give a better sense of farm tractor evolution and includes all of the big company's from John Deere, Farmall, Fordson and Ford, Case, Allis-Chalmers, Minneapolis-Moline, Best, Caterpillar, Massey-Harris, Massey-Ferguson, Oliver, Rumely, and Hart-Parr—as well as lesser-known and forgotten models manufactured throughout the United States and Canada. Softcover, List $21.99  2 left! $19.95

#144525 The Farm Tractor:  100 Years of North American Tractors by Ralph Sanders.  Here is the biggest, best and most complete history of classic farm tractors from the Farmall and John Deere to "Orphans" like the Steel Mule.  Over 100 color and b&w archival photos, advertising posters and brochures.  List $39.95  Large, Oversized item-Shipping for this item is $10.95 (if purchased separately).  1 left! $34.95

#136672 Farm Tractors: John Deere, Farmall, Ford & Fordson.  by Klancher/Leffingwell Moreland/Pripps.  This book contains a wealth of full color photos, history and engaging stories of each model presented. Softbound, 288 pgs, 240 color photos. List $15.98 Discontinued, limited supplies! $11.98

#346068 Legendary Farm Tractors, by Andrew Moreland.  If you’re a tractor enthusiast with a passion for tractor photography, this is the book for you! Containing more color photographs of more types of farm tractors than any other book in print, Legendary Farm Tractors presents tractors from the United States, Canada, Europe, and Japan—models from the 1880s to today—along with detailed captions, together offering a comprehensive photographic history.  Softcover, List $19.99 $18.95

#140511 Standard Catalog of Farm Tractors by C.H. Wendel.  This updated book covers Farm Tractors built from 1890-1980 with new photos, update views and detailed histories. Includes Nebraska Tractor Test and Collector Values.  Softbound, 752 pgs. List $32.99   Shipping for this item is $10.95 (if purchased separately). $29.95

#144730 Super Tractors, Farmyard monsters from around the world, by Peter Henshaw. There are supercars, superbikes and supertractors.  This book covers the history and development of the modern super tractors like Steiger, Versatile, Wagner and Big Bud as well as John Deere, Massey Ferguson and International.  Also included are Caterpillar's rubber tracked Challenger to JCB's high speed Fastrac. Hardcover, 176 pgs; List $29.95 $27.95

#140156 Tractors of Europe  by Andrew Morland & Peter Henshaw; The story of European-made farm tractors is fascinating, varied, and very wide ranging. This books features them all, from Dan Albone's pioneering level of 1902 to the JCB Fastrac and the latest high-tech machines from Germany and Italy. Hardcover, 176 pgs. List $32.95  Discontinued, limited supplies! $29.95

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 Barn & Building Books Our Price

#213515 Farm Fences & Gates; Build and Repair Fences to keep Livestock in and Pests Out. How to plan, install and build fences and gates.  Useful diagrams and charts help estimate materialsl needed.  List $21.95 2 left $19.95

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J. I. Case Our Price

#AS-H1096 JI Case Agricultural & Construction Equipment, 1956-1994, Volume 2. by Tom Stonehouse & Eldon Brumbaugh;  Find out how this company became one of the leading agricultural manufacturers in the world and how these giant work-horses came into being. Hardbound. List $39.95 Shipping for this item is $10.95 (if purchased separately). 2 left $34.95

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Caterpillar Our Price

Caterpillar Earthmovers at Work (A Photo Gallery)

#137511 Caterpillar Earthmovers at Work;  Photo Gallery  by Bill Robertson.  Features Caterpillar machines in action moving massive amounts of rock, dirt and trees.  see these machines used in forestry and logging, road construction, railway construction, hydro-electric power projects, mining and more.  Paperback, 158 pgs.  List $29.95 $27.95

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Construction Our Price

144228 BobCat, Fifty Years by Martin Padgett.  2008 marked the 50th anniversary of the Bobcat Skid Steer loader.  This is the story of the company that built one innovative machine that changed the way the world works. Hardcover, 216 pgs. List $34.95 $29.95

146638 Bucyrus Heavy Equipment, Construction and Mining Machines, 1880-2007 by Keith Haddock.  Bucyrus Erie Co produced a wide variety of types and sizes of excavating equipment going back 128 years. Over 450 black and white photos combined with detailed captions chronicle and describe the major equipment lines from Bucyrus  Company, Erie Steam Shovel, Bucyrus Erie and Ruston Bucyrus.  Every machine model is included from cable excavators, hydraulic excavators, walking draglines, stripping shovels, drills and more.  Softbound, 224 pgs, List $39.95 $34.95

146713 Letourneau Heavy Equipment, The Electric Drive Era, 1953 to 1971 by Eric C Orlemann; This book covers the time period from 1953-1971 which saw many innovative machines and engineering achievements in the fields of earth moving, off-shore oil exploration, logging and defense equipment.  This volume covers the years up to the sale of the company to Marathon in 1971.  Also includes standard production, specials and experimental machines in rare archival images.  Softbound, 160 pgs, List $29.95 1 left! $27.95

#140310 Ultra Haulers: Global Giants of the Mining Industry by Mike Woof; for anyone who ever stood in awe of a three-story high dump truck or marveled at the engineering revolution propelling mechanical vehicles into the robotic age, Ultra Haulers presents the past, present, and future of the world's greatest haul trucks, Soft cover, 160 pgs. List $24.95 $22.95

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Cooking and Craft Books SALE

349144 The Complete Book of Jerky:  How to Process, Prepare and Dry Beef, Venison, Turkey, Fish and More, by Philip Hasheider.  Softcover, 144 pgs. List $19.95 $17.95

#531974 Making Artisan Cheese, 50 fine Cheeses that you can make in your own kitchen, by Tim Smith.   Includes Step-by Step Illustrated techniques for fresh cheese, molded cheesed and aged cheeses.   Includes, tips on the best fruits, breads nuts, winder and beer to complement every kind of cheese.  Also coves how to present, serve and properly store your cheeses.  Softcover,  176 pgs, List $21.99 $19.95

#149675 Homemade cheese by Janet Hurst.  Recipes for 50 Cheeses from Artisan cheesemakers! Making cheese at home is one of the joys of a self-sufficient lifestyle, along with gardening, canning, and raising chickens. Author Janet Hurst is a twenty-year-veteran home cheesemaker, who shows you how to easily craft your own cheddar, feta, chèvre, mozzarella, and 50 more cheeses. Included are profiles of 20 artisan cheesemakers—from Cypress Grove, Vermont Butter and Cheese, Shelburne Farms, Does Leap, Pure Luck, and more—and their favorite recipes. softcover, 160 pgs; List $19.99 $17.95

#147137 FFA Cookbook, More than 500 recipes, and classic memorabilia, from current and past members of the FFA organization. Spiral bound, 240 pages, List $19.99 Discontinued, 2 left! $17.95

#137819 Candle Making  from Step by Step Crafts, by Cheryl Owen.  Covers 16 projects from start to finish with clear step-by-step instructions and photographs.  Paperback, 94 pgs. List $16.95 Discontinued, limited supplies! $14.95

#146321 Blue Ribbon Recipes:  693 Award Winners from American's State and County Fairs, by Barbara Greenman;  This magnificent collection of award winning recipes is presented in the a spiral bound easy to use format.  The recipes are simple to make and include something for everyone from appetizers and salads to main dishes and entrees, from breads and pastries to desserts and preserves.  Regional dishes are from all corners of America.  Hardbound, measures 11.25" x 9.25";  400 pgs; List $19.95 Shipping for this item is $ 8.95 (if purchased separately). $17.95

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 The Best of The Farmer's Wife Cookbook,  compiled from the The Farmer's Wife, a monthly magazine published in Minnesota between 1893 and 1939.  This book contains favorite recipes and tips from all of the magazines into one convenient volume.  Hardcover, 256 pages; List $17.99 $16.95

#145800 The Farmer's Wife Cookie Cookbook; Over 250 Blue Ribbon Recipes by Lela Nargi;  With the 250 plus recipes in this cookbook, you'll be able to recreate the best loved cookies and bars ever to come from kitchens across America.  You'll find such well loved classics as Peanut Butter and Oatmeal cookies and Toffee Squares along with Danish Love Krandse and Scotch Shortbread, Brownies and more.  Spiral bound, 224 pgs. 6" x 9"; List $15.99 1 left $14.95

#138481 The Farmer's Wife Cookbook, over 400 Blue Ribbon Recipes! by Martha Engstrom;  From drinks and appetizers to main courses and desserts this book has the recipes to you need to create the classic foods you remember.  These recipes were taken from the Farmer's Wife Magazine    Includes the secrets of making good bread, art of making salads and a home canning guide for those entries in the county fair.  Hardcover, Spiral bound, 224 pgs. List $14.95 $12.95

#144340 The Farmer's Wife Comfort Food Cookbook, over 300 Blue Ribbon Recipes! by Lela Nargi. With straightforward directions and wholesome ingredients to suit the busiest farm wife--or twenty-first-century cook--these hearty recipes conjure all the sweet and savory comforts of country cooking at its best. Hardcover, Spiral bound, 224 pgs, List $14.95
 
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#144339 The Farmer's Wife Baking Cookbook, over 300 Blue Ribbon Recipes! by Martha Engstrom. From Cakes to pies, muffins and breads, these recipes conjure up memories of days gone bay.  Classic recipes from the 1930's.  Hardcover, spiral bound, List $14.95 $13.95

#747176 Canning, Pickling and Freezing with Irma Harding, Austin writer Marilyn McCray leads readers through step-by-step techniques on how to preserve fresh foods and offers great tips for preparing tasty recipes provided by food artisans, chefs, and farms from across the country. The book not only explains canning, pickling, and freezing but goes further to cover smoking and curing of fresh fruits, vegetables, and meats as well.  The book features vintage art and photographs of Irma back in the day, as well as a brief history of Irma and her ever-so-collectible vintage appliances and memorabilia. Most importantly, this cookbook is packaged with timeless step-by-step techniques and tasty, interesting recipes.  Softcover, 160 pgs, 6" x 9".  List $22.95 Back in stock! $19.95

#145811 Farmers Wife Canning and Preserving Book;  Over 250 Blue Ribbon Recipes by Lela Nargi.  The spiced peaches and icebox pickles, dilly beans and tomatoes in every shape and form, the blackberry jam and hot pepper jelly--it’s summer, and a whole world of summers past, in a jar.  Pack the pantry the way Grandma did, and put away the sweetest fruits and preserves, the most tender savory vegetables, the taste of the sunny day and the scent of the crisp harvest air, with more than 250 blue-ribbon canning and preserving recipes culled from The Farmer’s Wife magazine.  A reliable resource for the farm wife, the new mother, the suburban transplant, the magazine shared recipes that made the kitchen sing and the family sigh with contentment.  Along with instructions for canning and preserving fruits and vegetables from your garden or the farmer’s market, this wonderful cookbook, like an old family friend, offers recipes for using the tomato sauce, raspberry jam, peaches, and other tasty fruits and vegetables that you’ve “put by.”  List $15.99 $14.95

#803875 Yes, You Can! and Freeze and Dry it too.; The Modern Step-by-Step Guide to Preserving Food by Daniel Gasteiger;  Canning, freezing, pickling and much more.  Softcover, 252 pages, published by Cool Springs .  List  $19.95 1 left $18.95

#C0807 Centennial Cookbook, The Best of the Agricultural Bounty, 1907-2007, List $10.95 Discontinued, limited supplies! $ 9.95

#859616 Ultimate Sewing Book by Maggi McCormick Gordon; over 200 sewing ideas for you and your home. Fully illustrated, step-by-step techniques on how to make everything from a mandarin shirt collar to a duvet. Packed with tips of the trade and invaluable advice including a useful section on fabric care and repair. Softbound, 320 pgs. List $24.95  Discontinued, 2 left!   40% off! $14.95

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 Country Life and Self Sufficiency SALE

#349854 Mother Earth New Almanac;  A guide through the seasons! Now, updated for today's readers and back in print, its information is as useful as ever. It contains instructions and illustrations for everything from harnessing solar energy to cultivating a sustainable garden to learning how to keep bees. Simply put, Mother Earth News Almanac is designed to empower readers to be self-sufficient. Softcover, 240 pgs, List $19.99 $17,95

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#346600 The Farm to Market Handbook; How to create a profitable business from your small farm; what you really need to know is how to create a successful and sustainable business.  Softcover, 176 pgs. List $24.99 $22.95

#590719 Barnyard Kids, A Family guide for Raising Animals, by Dina Rudick. Detailed overviews of raising and caring for chickens, pigs, sheep, goats, cows , horses and rabbits.  Soft Cover 160 pgs. List 24.99 $22.95

#213132 The Complete Illustrated Guide to Farming, by Samantha Johnson and Philip Hasheider. Whether you have a few acres of land or considering a move to the country to start a farm, this guide is for you. It is a comprehensive guide for the small scale family farmer or the hobby farmer.  You'll learn the basics of farming from planting to harvesting, farrowing and marketing.  You can learn how to grow crops, repair a fence, keep livestock and much more.  Soft Cover, 320 pgs. List $24.99 $22.95

#136786 Barnyard In Your Backyard: A Beginners Guide to Raising Chickens, Ducks, Geese, Rabbits, Goats, Sheep, and Cattle, by Gail Damerow; Covering everything from which breed of ducks are best for eggs and which are best for meat to how to buy beef or dairy calves to where to find a market for manure, this easy to use handbook teaches you how to run a mini-farm for fun or profit, or both. Softbound,  408 pages. List $24.95 Shipping for this item is $8.95 if ordered separately. $22.95

#865964 Backyard Pharmacy, Growing Medicinal Plants in your own yard, by Elizabeth Millard.  Author Elizabeth Millard shares her deep knowledge of what to add to your garden to grow your own medicine cabinet to enhance your health. Softcover, 176 pgs. List $24.99 $22.95

#211514 Backyard Medicine, Harvest and Make Your Own Herbal Remedies, by Julie Brunton Seal and Matthew Seal. Nature provides remedies for countless health problems, and alternative medicine and natural healing have become more important in our lives.  This book provides clear instructions about which plants to harvest to make over 120 recipes for teas, vinegars, oils, creams, pillows, poultices or alcohol-based tinctures. With easy-to-follow recipes for treatment of eczema, cellulite, indigestion, earaches, and many more, this full-color handbook is essential for anyone who wants to harvest and make herbal remedies from wild plants. Hardcover, 206 pgs, List $12.99 $11.95

#211517 Home Remedies from a Country Doctor; Collected from over 250 country doctors, herbalists, nurses, midwives, dentists, and other medical professionals, here are more than 1,400 drug-free, country-tested remedies for warding off a backache, curing a cough with licorice, relieving neck pain with a hot-pepper cream, cooking a breakfast that will ward off a headache, curing a dizzy spell with potato chips, and much more.   Hardcover, 500 pgs, List $12.99 $11.95

#136744 Basic Country Skills (Storey's): A Practical Guide to Self Reliance -By John and Martha Storey; whether it is making ice cream or sharpening an ax, cleaning a chimney, or growing raspberries, you will learn how to do it in this treasury of time-honored country wisdom. Softbound, 564 pgs. List $24.95  Shipping for this item is $8.95 if ordered separately. $22.95

#192600 The Country Almanac of Home Remedies, Time Tested and Almost Forgotten Wisdom for Treating Hundreds of Common Ailments, Aches & Pains Quickly and Naturally;  by Brigitte Mars and Chrystle Fielder. This books presents presents hundreds of natural and time-tested methods for treating hundreds of common ailments including burns, insect bites, skin rashes, PMS, and upset stomach. The book includes thrifty and easy remedies that can be made from items commonly found in the pantry, refrigerator, and garden; 288 pgs; Hardcover, List $21.99 $19.95

149868 Old Time Country Wisdom & Lore, 1000's of Tradition Skills for Simple Living, by Jerry Mack Johnson.  This books covers everything from water witching, maple syruping, weather wisdom, country remedies and herbal cures, cleaning solutions, pest purges, bird migrations and animal lore, firewood essentials, adobe making and bricklaying, leather working, plant dyes, farm foods, natural teas and tonics, granola, bread making, beer brewing and winemaking, jams and jellies, canning and preserving, sausage making and meat smoking, drying foods, down-home toys, papermaking, candle crafting, homemade soaps and shampoos, Christmas wreaths and decorations, butter and cheese making, fishing and List $19.95 $17.95

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Country Wisdom Almanac, excerpted from storey Publishing's Country Wisdom Library;  373 Tips, Crafts, Home Improvements, Recipes and Homemade Remedies.  Covers Forecasting the Weather, Planting and Harvesting your Garden, Cooking Fresh for the Season, Decorating and Entertaining for the Holidays and much, much more! Softbound, 480 pgs.  List $12.95 $10.95

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Country Wisdom Know How from the Editors of Storey Books;  Everything You Need to Know to Live Off the Land!   8167 Useful Skills and Step-by-Step Instructions for everything from Baking Bread, Breeding Livestock, Gardening, Weaving Baskets, Candles, and much more! Softbound, 480 pgs. List $19.95

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#149447 Grow It Yourself, by Gail Harland;  Fruit & Veg for the "Have a Go" Gardner from the Good Life Press.  This book describes & illustrates a variety of crops that re easy to grow and tells you how to get started.  Softcover, 128 pgs.  $15.99 Discontinued $13.95

#834571 Organic Farming, How to Raise, Certify and Market Organic Crops and Livestock, by Peter Fossel.  If you've ever dreamed about starting an organic farm, you'll wan tto read this book.  Recommended by Mother Earth news for wiser living.  Softcover,  List $24.99 $22.95

#140309 Organic Farming, Everything You Need to Know by Peter Fossel.  This book covers the basics and then some, whether you are starting an organic farm or transitioning to organics, you'll find everything you need in this book.  Paperback, 160 pgs, 300 color photos.  List $24.95 $22.95

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Black & Decker "The Complete Guide to Greenhouses & Garden Projects: Greenhouses, Cold Frames, Compost Bins, Trellises, Planting Beds, Potting Benches & More" (Black & Decker Complete Guide), by Philip Schmidt.  One of the hottest consumer trends is the new importance on outdoor living, and nothing brings the outdoor home to life like a greenhouse and other accessories to help grow and nurture landscape greenery. This book has plans and step by step for constructing and appointing greenhouses of several varieties, from glass-wall to hoophouse; some from kits, some from scratch; also includes plans and steps for other garden structures and accessories. Includes projects suitable to homes and landscapes of all types.  Softcover, List $24.99

 

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#192618 DIY Yourself Solar Projects by Eric Smith ; Advances in solar technology have made many DIY-friendly products available to consumers, several of which will be hitting the market for the first time in 2011. These include solar water heaters, solar battery charging stations, solar powered lights, photovoltaic shingles that provide supplementary electricity, solar heat pumps, and solar panel kits that generate primary home electrical service. Among the step-by-step projects is a solar water heating system you can build and install yourself for under $1000; simple thermosyphon solar heat collectors for barns and outbuildings; or "heat grabbers" that you can fabricate for $50 in materials and position below a south-facing window to provide auxiliary winter heat. softcover, 160 pgs,  List $21.99 $19.95
#149117 The Urban Farmer's Handbook, by Paul Peacock. This book is the bible for all those who want to grab a slice of the good life without having to move to the country. 244 pgs,  List $19.95 Discontinued, limited supplies! $14.95

#192524  DIY Projects for the Self Sufficient Homeowner, by Betsy Matheson; Build your way to a more self-sufficient lifestyle with step-by-step projects for backup and supplementary utilities--including independent water, heat, and electricity--growing and storing food, raising small livestock, beekeeping, and more. Many of the projects require basic materials available at your everyday home center, but this book also provides valuable DIY resources for solar, hydro, greenhouse, and gardening needs. This book will help you build security with utility backup systems and become more sustainable, resulting in less dependence on city systems for basic needs. Whether you have a city plot or simply pots, this book includes all of the information needed to plan, build, and succeed with greater self-sufficiency.  Soft cover, List $19.99 $18.95

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FFA Books-Raising Animals & Crops- FFA and 4H Members are eligible for Special pricing to help you get started! Our Price  

#539192 Backyard Beekeeper; A beginner's guide to keeping  bees in your yard & garden.  List $24.99 $20.00

#200262 FFA guide, How to Raise Cattle, Everything you Need to Know, by Philip Hasheider.  Whether you want to raise one or a herd of cows, dairy or beef, this book tells you all you need to know.  Over 200 photos, 192 pgs, soft cover, List $19.99.  $15.00

#145767 FFA guide, How to Raise Sheep, Everything you Need to Know, by Philip Hasheider.   This book includes breed information and feed requirements, fencing and general care, showing, breeding and more.  192 pgs, soft cover, List $19.99 $15.00

#145407 FFA guide, How to Raise Pigs, Everything you Need to Know, by Philip Hasheider.   Whether you want to raise one pig or a herd, this book is your go-to guide.  It will help you choose the right pig for you and give you information on keeping it healthy.  192 pgs, soft cover,  List $19.99 $15.00

#200260 FFA guide, How to Raise Goats, Everything you Need to Know, by Carl Amundson.   Whether you want to raise dairy goats, meat goats, fiber goats or pygmy goats as pets, this book is for you.  Expert hand-on advice makes it easy.  Includes information about traveling with goats, marketing, treating illnesses and more.  List $19.99 $15.00

#145766 FFA Guide, How to Raise Rabbits, by Samantha Jounson.  The book includes practical advice for raising any number of rabbits in any enviironment.  covers basics on breed types, housing and food requirements, shows, kit care and general health care.  192 pgs, soft cover, List $19.95 $15.00

#200259 FFA Guide, How to Raise Chickens, by Christine Heinrichs:  Whether rasiing 5 chickens or 50, this hand-on guide makes it easy to get started.  Covers breed types, housing, feeding, flock management, showing, health care and more.  208 pgs, soft cover, List $19.95  $15.00

#145768 FFA guide, How to Raise Poultry by Christine Heinrichs:  This book covers the distinctions between waterfowl turkeys, gamebirds and more.  It details different requirements for raising each species, feeding, housing, showing and marketing.  Includes breed guide, proper care, facilities and fencing.  192 pgs, soft cover, List $19.95 $15.00

The Dairy Goat Handbook: For Backyard, Homestead, and Small Farm

#347317 The Dairy Goat Handbook,  by Ann Starbard.  For backyard, Homestead and Small Farms.   This books covers how to get started, choose breeds, feeding, breeding, kid care and more.  Includes recipes for yogurt, kefir, feta and more.  Softcover, 192 pgs. List $19.99 $15.00

#345658 Extraordinary Goats explores the many facets of the goat. Goats are useful for their milk, their fur, and their meat, and they don't need a lot of acreage to be happy - in fact, they're known as the poor man's cow. But that's not why they're fascinating. Goats have personality. They can be friendly, angry, pensive, cranky, or curious; they can be your best friend or a thorn in your side. They can drive you crazy and make you laugh—or cry. Join longtime goat lover, farmer, author, teacher, and cheesemaker Janet Hurst on a light-hearted journey through the goat world, as she introduces the reader to these remarkable animals. List $25.00 $20.00

#149944 Meat Goat Handbook, by Yvonne Zweede-Tucker.  This book covers raising goats for Food, Profit and Fun.  Includes advice about breeds, feeding, housing, safety, health, kidding, butchering and selling products.  Essential reading for every meat goat owner.  224 pgs, soft cover, List $19.99 $15.00

#149938 The Whole Goat Handbook, by Janet Hurst.  Goats are the hottest animal today to raise for hobby farmers, commercial farms and FFA or 4H Members.  This book includes information on handling, recipes, crafting projects, advice and more.  It has recipes for making cheese and goat milk soap.  192 pgs, soft cover, List $19.99 $15.00

#149675 Homemade Cheese Recipes for 50 Cheeses from Artisan Cheesemakers by Janet Hurst.  this book will show you how to easily craft your own cheddar, feta, mozzarella and 50 more cheeses.  160 pgs, soft cover, List $19.99 $15.00

#149597 The Complete Book of Butchering, Smoking and Curing and Sausage Making, by Philip Hashieder.  Includes step-by-step instructions for butchering beef, venison, pork, lamb, poultry and goats.  Advice on how to cure meat and make sausage.  256 pgs, soft cover, List $24.99 $20.00

#213429 Chicken Keepers Journal, This book offers practical content for both beginning and expert keepers to keep notes, sketches, daily observations, record seasonal reminders, and to-do lists among any number of things that the chicken keeping enthusiast might want to record or illustrate. Hardcover, List $17.99 Discontinued, now 50% OFF $ 9.00

#210277 FFA Guide-Beginner Vegetable Gardening by Daniel and Samantha Johnson.  This book gives you everything you need to know about growing veggies, herbs and popular fruits.  Tips and techniques are described in easy to follow advice that a gardener of any skill or age will be able to follow.  176 pgs, soft cover, List $19.99 $15.00

#210847 Straw Bale Gardens, by Joel Karsten.  The breakthrough method for growing vegetables in limited spaces, earlier in the season and with NO weeding.  Including plans for setting up your garden space and detailed instructions, 144 pgs, 149 color photos. Soft cover, List $19.99 $15.00
       
     
Farmall & International Harvester Tractors & Crawlers    

#747152-OP Red Tractors, 1958-2013:  The Authoritative Guide to Farmall, International Harvester and Case IH Farm Tractors in the Modern Era Hardcover by Lee Klancher, Ken Updike, Oscar Wills and more.  Hardcover, 384 pages, Large Book!  List $75.00  Please add $10.95 for shipping! $54.95

173305-OP Farmall Dynasty, by Lee Klancher.  This book covers the developmental history and evolution of the Farmall Tractor from the early Titans and Moguls to modern times.  Includes well researched accounts of the development of the original Farmall, the Letter Series, 4100, Cub and others.  This is an update to the rare and out of print, International Harvester Photographic History.   Softcover, 6" x 9", 217 pgs; List $19.95  $17.95

#145847 The Big Book of Farmall Tractors, by Robert Pripps and Photography by Andrew Morland.  This is a soft cover version of the Complete Model-by-Model Encyclopedia.  It includes information on classic toys, brochures, and Collectibles.  Includes every Farmall model built from 1923 to mid 1970's. Softbound, 208 pgs, List $25.99 Shipping for this item is $10.95 if ordered separately. 1 left $23.95

#144597  Farmall, The Red Tractor, 2nd Edition by Randy Leffingwell and Pripps;  This books tells the story of the  Farmall tractor, one of the most significant and popular farm tractors ever made.  This books covers the history of Farmall tractors from their early development in the early 1920 to the models built in 1985, along with the  innovations in engineering, manufacturing, and design that changed the world of tractors.  Includes color and black and photos photos. Hardcover, 256 pgs, 375 color photos.  List $40.00 Shipping for this item is $8.95 if ordered separately. $34.95
Ford & Fordson SALE

#AS-H00005 A Century of Ford and New Holland Farm Equipment, by Norm Swinford. Over one hundred years are covered in this book, beginning with Henry Ford’s Fordson tractor to the current New Holland North America era. Swinford gives a model-by-model review spotlighting changes along the way. Includes information on tractors, balers, mowers, rakes, combines, forage harvesters, and more! Hard Bound, 288 pgs, 500+ b&w ill, 230 color. List $39.95  Shipping for this item is $10.95 if ordered separately. $34.95

#AS-H0401 A Guide to Ford, Fordson and New Holland Tractors, 1907-1999, by Larry Gay. A complete book covering every model from the first experimental tractor in 1907 ending with the New Holland TM series in 1999. Includes serial numbers, Nebraska test results and more.  Softcover, 122 pgs.  List $15.95 $13.95

#138684

Ford Tractors, A Color History, by Robert N. Pripps. This updated and expanded edition features images of dozens of models throughout the history of Ford including; the Fordson, Ferguson-David Brown Black Tractor, Ford N series, and the later Ford and Ferguson tractors,1916 to 1954, Ford tractors in detail to 1975 and in general to 1995.List $29.95 Discontinued, 1 left!

$24.95

#137308 Ford Farm Tractors, by Randy Leffingwell.  This book represents hundreds of hours of research done at the Henry Ford Museum Archives.  Filled with lovingly restored machined.  paperback, 192 pgs. List $19.95 Discontinued, limited supplies! $14.95

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 Humor (Roger Welsch) SALE

#309988 Love, Sex and Tractors, by Roger Welsch;  In this follow-up book to "Old Tractors and the Men Who Love Them: and "Busted Tractors and Rusty Knuckles", Roger delves into the most mysterious (and often entertaining) aspects of life as a tractor nut, the fine art of maintaining a healthy relationship with your spouse and family.  In addition to shop techniques, the mystical aspect of tractor buying road trips and how to solve the tricky tractor troubles with a case of Old Milwaukee.  Hardcover. Original list $21.95 1 left! $17.95

#130524 Love, Sex, & Tractors, by Roger Welsch.  Dannenbrog, Nebraska's favorite humorist tractor guy and aspiring sex therapist offers a collection of all new essays guaranteed to help the discriminating male reader straddle the fine line between a happy significant other and several sheds of well oiled machinery! Soft cover, 6" x 9", 224 pages; List $14.95  Discontinued, 2 left! $11.95

#136306 Outhouses by Roger Welsch. With his usual tongue-in-cheek style, Roger presents a philosophy of life (as only he can) reduced to the metaphor of the lowly country outhouse.  Hardbound, 160 pgs. List $14.95 Discontinued, 2 left! $11.95

#138663 A Life with Dogs by Roger Welsch. A collection of essays reflecting on humankind's most significant other, the dog.  This is a warm and entertaining read for the dog lover in you.  Hardcover, 304 pgs, List $21.95 Discontinued, limited supplies! $18.95

#138701

Tinkering to Torquing by Roger Welsch; A humorous examination of what it is like to be a newcomer to the world of antique tractors, mechanics, shop equipment, tools, engines, and transmissions. Hardcover, 224 pgs. List $21.95 Discontinued!

$18.95

#139850 40 Acres and A Fool by Roger Welsch.  Roger's latest work. To homestead in the Old West, the saying went, all you needed was forty acres and a mule.  Roger's version contends that instead of a beast of burden, one only needs to stubbornness of being a fool.  In several hilarious essays, he presents a guy's guide to leaving modern miracles behind productive Ludditism. Learn from the mistakes of a master and laugh harder than you thought possible while doing it.  Hardcover, 288 pgs. List $21.95 1 left! $18.95

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 Humor (Bob Artley) SALE

#143371 Country Christmas as Remembered by a Former Kid, by Bob Artley.  These are tales of Christmas past as only a former kid can paint them.  With fond reminiscences and nostalgic cartoons, Bob takes us back to his life on the farm during the holidays.  Hardbound, 40 pgs, List $9.95 Discontinued, 1 left $ 7.95

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Implement SALE

#498562 American Farm Tractor & Implement Dealerships by Brian Rukes. Softcover, 192 pgs. List $24.95 Discontinued, limited supplies! $22.95
John Deere SALE

#145848 John Deere New Generation and Generation II Tractors by John Dietz. In the 1960s and 1970s, John Deere’s tractors evolved dramatically from small machines into large, powerful tractors with modern advances and muscular engines; it was a period of the greatest changes since the 1920s. Deere christened these tractors the New Generation. This book in the Tractor Legacy series examines these Big Green machines in detail, with archival and current photography of restored tractors, a thorough historical text, and details of model specifications and variations. Hardcover, List $24.95 $22.95

#147212 The Bigger Book of John Deere, by Don MacMillan.  This is a model-by-model encyclopedia of John Deere Tractors from their first appearance in 1892 to the latest 2009 models.  Includes rare and valuable original brochures, studio photos of JD toys and Models.  This book is unparalleled in facts and pictures of the John Deere.  Hardbound, 288 pgs, 9 x 12; List $40.00  Shipping for this item is $10.95 if ordered separately. $34.95

#144598  Classic John Deere Two-Cylinder Tractors: History, Models, Variations & Specifications 1918-1960, by John Dietz. New photographs by tractor specialist Jeff Hackett, along with the latest comprehensive information, make this book the most complete and up-to-date account of America's iconic tractors ever published. Color photographs and archival black and white images accompany John Dietz's engaging chronicle of the history of two-cylinder tractors, model by model. List $25.00 $22.95

#144406 John Deere Tractors, by Scott Webb and Andy Kraushaar.  The newest book about John Deere tractors!  Includes historical facts, horsepower statistics, from Nebraska test results to implement information from the early 1920's to present.  Includes sample of early advertising and brochures.  Softcover, 192 pgs, 250 color photos.  List $14.95 Discontinued, limited supplies! $12.95

 

#144384 John Deere 2-Cylinder Tractor Encyclopedia: the Complete Model-by-Model History, by Don Macmillan. This book unfolds the full model by model history of the worlds most popular tractor--from the first produced in 1914 to the last in 1960.  Includes specs, options, historical features paint phases, serial no. listing, brochures and replica toys..  Hardcover 256 pgs, 400 color 100 b&w illustrations.  List $39.95  Shipping for this item is $10.95 if ordered separately. $34.95

140286 John Deere GP Tractors, A History in Pictures, by Pripps and Moreland.  This book is the story of John Deere, the man, and the history and development of the company's general purpose tractors. Included are all of the early models including the Waterloo Boy, Models D, C, GP, A, B, G, H, M the numbered series and the utility tractors of the 1940's and 1950-'s.  Hardcover, List $21.98 Discontinued, limited supplies! $18.95

#139142 Standard Catalog of John Deere Tractors: 1917 - 1972, by Robert Pripps & Andrew Morland. Here the resourceful, knowledgeable tractor collecting veterans, author Pripps and photographer Morland offer their perspectives on John Deere tractors from 1917 through 1972. list $24.99 Discontinued, 1 left! $22.95

#140267 John Deere, Drive, Ride, Fly by Rod Beemer.  This full-color, picture-filled, fact-packed book about the tractor that has worked for American's farmers for more than 100 years.   Includes a model by model story from 1892 to today.  Created for ages 10 and up;  Paperback, 80 pgs, 75 color photos. List $9.95  Discontinued, limited supplies! $  8.95

#136177 Field guide to John Deere Tractors, by Don Macmillan. This book is the only book devoted exclusively to Deere! The Field guide is filled with more than 230 color photos, plus information on more than 500 models, from the early Johnny Poppers to the latest Multi Cylinders of 2002. This convenient, easy to carry volume also includes brief histories and specifications of the model series. Hardcover, 160 pages, 230 color photos. List $19.95 $17.95

#136262 John Deere Two-Cylinder Tractors, by Rod Beemer.  For 42 years JD two-cylinder tractors have made history and helped John Deere become the number one agricultural tractor and implement dealer. Softbound, 96 pgs, 80 color 10 b&w. List $15.95 Discontinued, limited supplies! $13.95

#138507 John Deere Tractor Legacy by Don MacMillan.  This comprehensive history of the man, his company and his legacy includes a biography of John Deere, plus excerpts from the writings of Deere engineers and historians.  Images are from the Deere archives and noted photographer, Ralph Sanders.  Compelling accounts of the development of the Waterloo Boy, the Johnny Popper and the New Generation tractors.  Hardcover, 356 pgs, 900 b&w photos. List $39.95 Discontinued, limited supplies!  Shipping for this item is $10.95 if ordered separately. $34.95

#AS-H1695 John Deere Buggies and Wagons by Ralph Hughes. Covers 25 years of handcrafted buggies and 50 years of  wood wagons.  Style, fine workmanship, comfort and durability were hallmarks of the John Deere buggy.  Over 80 photos, includes 8 pgs of hand-sketched color pictures and a 10 pg appendix with prices and specifications.  Softbound, 72 pgs. List $13.95 Discontinued, 1 left! $10.95

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Massey Harris/Massey Ferguson Our Price

#137576 The Massey Legacy Volume 1 -By John Farnworth. the first volume in a two volume set, this book profiles Massey Ferguson and its predecessor companies wide array of agricultural tractors from 1847 on. Includes a chronology of company development and product promotion, price lists and sales data. Hardbound, 400 pgs, List $49.95  Large item:  Shipping for this item is $10.95 if ordered separately.  Only 1 left! $44.95

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Nostalgia Books SALE

CC-29WSB 1929 Auto Owner's Supply Book, from Western Auto Supply Co, the "Worlds Leading Auto Accessory Stores".  This half size book  was originally offered as an auto Supply catalog. 128 pgs of Ads for Car Parts & Accessories.  NEW condition..  Softcover, 128 pgs.  $9.95

#471902 Tangled up in the West; Poems by David Haskell.   The author captures his frustration regarding his farming dreams and the reality that he cannot escape his bureaucratic livelihood in a series of humorous poems drawn from his experience and observations working with farmers and the government agencies that regulate them.  Softcover, List $12.95 $ 11.95

#141096 ABC's of Early Americana by Jerry Apps; A Sketchbook of Inventions, Curiosities and Lore.    Noted artist Eric Sloane presents a rich and varied collection of American firsts, from the saltbox house to basketball, hex signs to ear trumpets, popcorn to rocking chairs.  Arranged in A-Z format; Softbound, 64 pgs; List $12.95 Discontinued, 1 left! $ 10.95

#139878 Ben Franklin's Almanac of Wit, Wisdom and Practical Advice by the Editors of the Old Farmer's Almanac.  More than 1,000 useful tips and fascinating facts for every day of the year. Not to mention Mr. Franklin’s witty maxims, historical tidbits, inventions, and advice. Softbound, 400 pgs. List $19.95 Discontinued, limited supplies! $ 17.95

#215122 Christmas on the Farm by Lela Nargi, is back in Softcover for the holidays!   A collection of favorite Recipes, Stories, Gift Ideas and Decorating Tips from the Farmer's Wife.  Republished on a limited basis, so don't wait to order a copy.  List $17.99 1 left $16.95

#139133 American Farm Collectibles: Identification and Price Guide, by Russell E. Lewis; American Farm Collectibles is packed with information on tools, horse equipment, implements, antique tractors, toys and sleds, kitchen utensils, gardening items and more with current prices. Contains 1,000s of photos and tips on finding collectibles.  Softbound, 344 pages. List $24.99 $22.95

#144335 Growing up on Maple Hill Farm:  A New England Farm Life by Jerry Stelmok. Born in 1948, Jerry Stelmok spent is his formative years on a 200 acres plot of land in Maine known as Maple Hill Farm.   He recalls fondly the outmoded practices and seemingly endless work in a series of essays.  Hardcover, 208 pgs, 32 color and 15 b&w illustrations.  List $17.95 $15.95

#149598 My First Tractor, Stories of Farmers and their First Love, with stories and artwork by Michael Perry Bob Artley, Roger Welsch, Bob Feller, Ben Logan, Gwen Peterson and more.  Forward by Jerry Apps.  Here are thirty stories from notable rural authors relating to the fond or not so fond memories of their first tractors.  Hardcover, 255 pgs. List $17.99 Discontinued, 1 left. $15.95

#144194 Seasons on the Farm:  A Celebration of Country Life Through the Year by Amy Glasner. From the awakening of the land in spring, to the fireside planning on a chilly winter night, life on a farm revolves around the seasons of the year.   Includes writings from Michael Perry, Roger Welsch, Jerry Apps and Ben Logan.  Hardcover, 160 pgs, 100 color and 540 b&w illustrations;  List $29.95 $24.95

#139373 Women of the Harvest by Holly Bollinger and Catherine Phillips:  Inspiring Stories of Contemporary Farms.  This book celebrates 17 illustrated profiles of women from across the country who work the land, raise livestock and crops.  Hardcover, 160 pgs, 100 color and 25 b&w.  List $24.95  NOW 50% OFF $12.49

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Oliver SALE

A Guide to Hart-Parr, Oliver and White Farm Tractors 1901-1996

#AS-H0397 A Guide to Hart-Parr, Oliver and White Farm tractors 1901-1996, by Larry Gay. Excellent ASAE book covering the the early Hart-Parr, and Oliver's, including the fleetline's through the White models. Included is a full serial number data base. Softbound, 96 pages, an excellent value! List $14.95 $12.95

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Steam Tractors SALE

Traction Engine Album

#140613 Traction Engine Album by Malcolm Ranieri; a picture paints a thousand words. This book represents many thousands of words for it is full of crisp, sharp pictures of traction engines, at work or at rest and always in a sympathetic background. This is the type of book which you can read and study for hours, or you can simply open a page and enjoy for a few moments the detail and beauty of some of Britain's finest industrial heritage. Hardcover, 128 pgs. List $49.95 Discontinued! $39.95

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 Tractor Restoration SALE

#211534 How to Restore your Farm Tractor, by Therran Gaines.  This book is packed with hundreds of helpful full-color photographs, proven tips and techniques, and money-saving advice from restorers who know what works . . . and what doesn’t. Tharran Gaines’ expert DIY guide will walk you step-by-step through the complete restoration of your tractor, from disassembly to engine rebuild, electrics, painting, and final detailing; Soft Cover, List $35.00 $31.95

#144367 How to Keep Your Classic Tractor Alive by Spencer Yost.  This book tells you everything you need to know to keep your old iron chugging happily along. Now revamped with all color photography and a new design, this classic covers all the basic questions and crucial aspects of buying, owning, rebuilding, and using an old tractor, from maintenance and troubleshooting to plowing methods and trailering. An extensive revised and updated appendix will help you track down everything from repro carburetor parts to steering wheel restoration shops. List $29.95 NOW 50% OFF $14.95

173367-OP How to Restore Tractor Magnetos, by Neil Yerigan.  Now Back in Print in Softcover!  This essential guide provides all of the information needed to Repair, Restore and Diagnose Magnetos used on Vintage Tractors.  It covers how they function, troubleshooting and repairing common problems.  Softcover, 184 pgs; List $24.95  $22.95

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 Motorbooks Workshop SALE

#139930 How To Keep Your Tractor Running -By Rick Kubik. Presents detailed projects that will help you keep your tractor in top running order, and is written broadly to 1960 and 1970 era tractors as well as to newer models. Each project is illustrated with how-to color photo sequences. List $25.95 $23.95

#138667  The Small Engine Handbook. by Peter Hunn; The perfect reference for readers looking to rehabilitate small engines. This book will explain the principles of both two-stroke and four-stroke operation, ideal shop set ups, and troubleshooting tips and advice for buying a used small engine. Softbound1 44 pgs. List $25.95  Discontinued, limited supplies! $23.95

#200255 Small Engines & Outdoor Power Equipment; A care and repair guide for Lawn Mowers, Snow-blowers and small gas powered implements.  Softcover, List $19.95 $18.95

#140314 Farm Safety Handbook, by Rick Kubik.  This book written by a farm safety expert tells readers how to handle implements, what to do around them and what to do if an accident occurs.  Soft cover, 128 pgs, 200 color photos.  List $19.95 $17.95

#140447 Compact Tractor Bible, by Graeme Quick. Includes information about tractors under 75 horsepower, such as Kubota, John Deere, New Holland and more.  Provides implement and attachment information.  Softbound, 160 pgs, List $24.95 $22.95

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 Truck Books SALE

#348604 International Harvester Trucks, The Complete History by Patrick Foster.  This book tells the story of the light, medium and heavy duty trucks, vans and Scouts built by IH during its 100 plus year history.  Staring with the early Auto Buggy built in 1907 to the big trucks built in 2015 it includes hundreds of archival photos in both color and black and white.  Hardcover, 208 pgs, List $45.00 $39.95

#747510 International Scout Encyclopedia, An Authoritative Guide by Jim Allen and John Glancy! Just released in 2016!   The book includes details about all your favorite Scout models from the very first to the last one to leave the factory and some the public never saw. With never-before-seen images and new details about the Scout that will surprise even the most dedicated enthusiast, the Scout Encylopedia is a must-have for any fan of vintage four-wheel drive rigs or International Harvester.  List $75.00   Shipping for this item is $10.95 $54.95

#883402 Coming Soon! International Harvester Scouts, The Complete Illustrated History, by Michael Banks.  From the Scout 80, making its debut in late 1960, this new commercial utility vehicle set the stage for 4-wheel drive utility vehicles of the '70s, '80s, and '90s, and today enjoys cult-status among automotive and truck enthusiasts. Michael Banks documents the whole success story from the 1950s Travelall to the Scout 80, 800, 810, and Scout II versions built for 20 years from 1960 to 1980. Variations like the Terra and Spirit are also covered. Softcover, 132 pgs.  List $34.95 $31.95

#9700567 International Trucks - 100 Years 1907-2007 By Fred Crismon. The 100th Anniversary edition of the "Bible of International Trucks" is now in stock.  From the early hi-wheelers to the big trucks produced to 2007!  Now in Soft cover.. List $50.00  $44.95

#121702 International Scout Gold Portfolio, edited by R. M. Clarke. This book is packed with articles reprinted from the top automotive journalists from the worlds leading publications from 1961 to 1980. Test reports, plant tours, model year previews, and brochure reprints highlight this book. If you want accurate, period information, this is a excellent book. Softbound, 172 pages, 8" x 10 3/4" 300 B&W illustrations. List $32.95   $29.95

International Heavy Trucks of the 1950s (At Work)

#143199 International Heavy Duty Trucks of the 1950's by Ron Adams.  View and read about the vast array of large trucks built by IH during the 1950's.  High quality large format photos present these trucks in many configurations doing all types of work for all types of companies.   Paperback, 128 pgs;. List $29.95 2 left! $27.95

International Heavy Trucks of the 1960s (At Work)

#143200 International Heavy Duty Trucks of the 1960's, by Ron Adams.  A visual feast of delivery trucks, tankers, garbage trucks, over-the-road trucks, off-highway trucks and much more.  High quality large format photos present these trucks in many configurations doing all types of work.   Paperback, 128 pgs. List $34.95 1 left! $31.95

#135120 4-Wheelers Bible-Jim Allen.  This book provides a thorough, insightful look at the vehicles, accessories, tricks, and techniques you'll need to get you there and back safely. Numerous photos, illustrations, and sidebars show you what works, how it works, what to do, and what to avoid. At the back of the book is a glossary that defines the lingo of four-wheeling and a list of suppliers who can help you build any rig you can imagine. List $29.95 Discontinued, 1 left. $27.95

#137235 Four-Wheeler Chassis & Suspension Handbook-from the editors of  Four Wheel Drive Magazine. A compilation of articles with profiles of the most popular off-road trucks and performance reviews of available lift-kits, aftermarket additions and brake conversions. List $21.95 Discontinued, 1 left. $19.95

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 Truck Restoration Books SALE

#181065 Classic Car Bodywork Restoration Manual, 4th edition by Lindsay Porter.  This book is the complete practical guide to repairing and renovating classic car bodywork for the amateur repairer. Illustrated throughout with step-by-step photo sequences, it describes how to undertake high-quality repairs at a fraction of the cost of that charged by an automotive bodyshop or restoration specialist.    Hardcover, 288 pgs, List $39.95 1 left! $34.95

#145816 How to Restore Automotive Trim and Hardware, by John Gunnell.  Includes Step-by-step instructions, with photos, of parts and processes for restoring trim and hardware such decorative strips, fenders, bumpers, hub caps, wheel covers, door and trunk handles and more.  Softcover, 160 pgs, List $24.99 3 left! $22.95

#145612 Automotive Custom Interiors by Sue Elliott.  The book covers every aspect of design--seat and upholstery, dashboards and gauges, door panels and armrests, consoles, steering wheels, pedals, shifters, knobs and hardware, floor coverings and headliners, audio and high-tech accessories, and cargo areas and trunks. With hundreds of color photos and thorough descriptions of a wide variety of parts and accessories, this is the ultimate resource for anyone contemplating a custom interior.  Softcover, 160 pgs. List $24.99 2 left! $22.95

#116030 How to Repair and Restore Bodywork,  Covers how to repair Dings and dents, creases and tears, trim, seams .  Also addresses frame problems, inner and outer panels, hidden damage, bumpers, grilles and lights are included, along with tips on the tools & materials. Well illustrated and includes a wealth of information. Softbound, 164 pgs List $21.95 2 left! $19.95

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