This vintage book contains a detailed handbook of farm machinery, with chapters on everything from general maintenance to the fundamental principles of mechanisation. With detailed information and helpful diagrams, this timeless volume will be of considerable utility to modern farmers, and would make for a fantastic addition to collections of allied literature. Contents include: "Agricultural Tools and Machinery", "Acknowledgements", "Tractors: Development and Principles of Operation", "Tractor Types: Constructional Features", "Tillage", "Development, Design and Construction of the Plough", "The Setting and Operation of Ploughs", "The Principal Types of Tractor Plough", etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on agricultural tools and machinery.