1981. Item #16487
Fussell, G.E. The Farmer's Tools: The History of British Farm Implements, Tools and Machinery AD 1500-1900. London: Orbis 1981 (1st pub. 1952). 246p + over 100 pls. Very good hardcover in very good d.j. (small sticker removed from back). ** Comprehensive history of devices for field drainage; preparing the seed bed; sowing, harvesting, and threshing; barn and miscellaneous machinery. With a chronological list of tools, glossary, and bibliography. Little on horses as such.