Bottle An Identification Guide

A new soft back 128 page book. Plenty of bottles and pottery items featured. Several pages of colour. A much needed book for the bottle collectors
$29.95 plus $4.50 postage.


Tractors & Traction Engines
340 pages, with printed hardback cover, section sewn.
Revised and enlarged.
Some content of previous book taken out and new tractors added, up 1965, including some early patents of Australian tractors.
Colour throughout the book rather than grouped.
$49.95 plus $15 postage.


Glimpses of Central Victoria
A selection of photographs taken by Ken Arnold
192 pages, section sewn, laminated limp cover.
Full colour photographs, one per page of old buildings, landmarks, sheds etc, mostly taken up back or little used roads hence most are not seen by the passing traffic. Most views can been found within a 120km radius of Bendigo
An excellent keepsake for visitors to the area or for somebody who just likes looking at nice photography.
$24.95 plus $15 postage.



Classic Tractors in Australia
192 pages, section sewn, laminated limp cover.
A selection of full colour photographs, one per page, of tractors found in Australia ranging from the common Fordson to  very rare tractors like the Samson, Gunsmith, Emerson Brantingham, Lawson, Peterbro, Ivel, Bearcat, Rumely, Bates and so on.
This is an excellent selection of tractors, some of which most collectors may never get to see in their lifetime.
If this a book that you want to look at and then day dream it is a book you must buy.
$29.95 plus $14 postage. 



Bendigo Yesterday & Today

128 pages, section sewn, laminated limp cover.
The odd pages are the reproduction of a c1890 book they having a sepia photograph from that period accompanied by B&W advertising.
The even pages are full colour plates of the same building today or scenes from today.
This is a really lovely book. Over 1000 copies of this book have been sold prior to printing.
This book will become an important work on Bendigo. It needs to be seen to be appreciated.
$24.95 plus $4.50 postage.



Early Australian Shearing Machines & C.

464 pages, section sewn with printed hardback cover.
Has a great range of early patented shearing hand pieces,
sections on wool presses, wool washes, dips, poisons etc, branding and marking products.
(ouch those castrating tools send shivers up my spine) and cures.
$49.95 plus $15 postage.


Early Australian Windmills, Water Carts and Troughs
368 pages, with printed hardback cover.

All Australian content. Histories of the companies, where available, along with drawings that accompanied applications for patents, patent notices, old advertisements etc, old photographs for windmills, motion gearing etc, water lifters, water carts and water troughs.
Delivery to commence around start of August 2016.
$49.95 plus $15 postage.


Tractors and Traction Engines
320 pages, with printed hardback cover.

Around 90 manufacturers of traction engines and tractors pre 1950, most with an overview of the business.
180 old advertisements, 450 black & white photographs, 135 full colour photographs, many of these half page plates

Only 30 copies left.
$49.95 plus $15 postage.