Ken Arnold. (03) 54 880 881

Crown Castleton Publishers.

359 High St.

Golden Square Vic 3555


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.


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. 


H.V.McKay Sunshine Harvester Works

224 pages. Hardback, Section sewn.

An excellent book with plenty of photographs, line drawings and the history of the company, including H V McKay Massy Harris.

A must have book for every serious farm antiques collector or those interested in our agricultural history.

$49.95 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 $15 postage.

A Guide to Farmyard Relics in Australia

A softback, 320 page book with several colour photographs.

Different content to the A Century of Farmyard Relics in Australia set.

$39.95 plus $15 postage.