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The Bigger Book of John Deere Tractors: The Complete Model-by-Model Encyclopedia ... Plus Classic Toys, Brochures, and Collectibles
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The Bigger Book of John Deere Tractors: The Complete Model-by-Model Encyclopedia ... Plus Classic Toys, Brochures, and Collectibles

by Don Macmillan, Randy Leffingwell (Photographer), Andrew Morland (Photographer), Harold Brock (Foreword by)
 

The Bigger Book of John Deere Tractors is a model-by-model encyclopedia of John Deere tractors from their first appearance in 1892 to the latest, 2009 models. Photographs showcase beautifully restored tractors as well as unique paintings and artwork from the Deere archives, rare and

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The Bigger Book of John Deere Tractors is a model-by-model encyclopedia of John Deere tractors from their first appearance in 1892 to the latest, 2009 models. Photographs showcase beautifully restored tractors as well as unique paintings and artwork from the Deere archives, rare and valuable original brochures, and studio photos of John Deere toys and models. For tractor enthusiasts, John Deere aficionados, and devotees of American farm machinery at its finest, this big book is an unparalleled compendium of pictures and facts, the best look ever at the incomparable John Deere.

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One of the most comprehensive books ever written on Deere tractors. The authoritative text…is accompanied by some wonderful colour photographs, contemporary images and brochure artwork – all you ever need to know about green machines in one volume. -- Vintage Tractor & Countryside Heritage (UK)

If the green-and-yellow hues of John Deere tractors are the colors you gravitate to, The Bigger Book of John Deere is your go-to book. An updated version of The Big Book of John Deere (published in 1999), The Bigger Book covers every aspect of John Deere equipment from 1892 to models new off the line in 2009. Authored by Don Macmillan, The Big Book has long been considered the authoritative, comprehensive reference on John Deere tractors. Detours off the main route dip into toys, brochures and related collectibles, all presented in very handsome photographs by renowned photographers Andrew Morland and Randy Leffingwell…The Bigger Book is a solid resource for the John Deere enthusiast – especially if you’re just getting into the hobby or starting to build your reference library. -- Farm Collector

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760336533
Publisher:
Voyageur Press
Publication date:
05/01/2010
Series:
Big Book Series
Edition description:
Second
Pages:
287
Product dimensions:
9.20(w) x 12.10(h) x 1.20(d)

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From the Publisher
One of the most comprehensive books ever written on Deere tractors.  The authoritative text…is accompanied by some wonderful colour photographs, contemporary images and brochure artwork – all you ever need to know about green machines in one volume. — Vintage Tractor & Countryside Heritage (UK)

 

If the green-and-yellow hues of John Deere tractors are the colors you gravitate to, The Bigger Book of John Deere is your go-to book. An updated version of The Big Book of John Deere (published in 1999), The Bigger Book covers every aspect of John Deere equipment from 1892 to models new off the line in 2009.  Authored by Don Macmillan, The Big Book has long been considered the authoritative, comprehensive reference on John Deere tractors. Detours off the main route dip into toys, brochures and related collectibles, all presented in very handsome photographs by renowned photographers Andrew Morland and Randy Leffingwell…The Bigger Book is a solid resource for the John Deere enthusiast – especially if you’re just getting into the hobby or starting to build your reference library. — Farm Collector

Meet the Author

Don Macmillan is one of the world's most respected authorities on Deere & Company. He bought his first Deere tractor in 1943, was appointed the first Deere dealer in the United Kingdom in 1958, and went on to establish one of the world's foremost collections of Deere tractors and memorabilia. Working with Deere & Company, he authored John Deere Tractors & Equipment volumes 1 and 2 and John Deere Tractors Worldwide, all published by the American Society of Agricultural Engineers. He is the author of Voyageur's The Big Book of John Deere and John Deere Tractor Legacy. He lives in Devizes, Wiltshire, Great Britain.

Randy Leffingwell wrote his first book, American Muscle, in 1989 while still on staff at the Los Angeles Times. Since then, he has authored another 47 titles for Motorbooks and its sister publisher Voyageur Press covering subjects from sports cars to motorcycles to farm tractors. Leffingwell is considered one of the top Porsche historians working today, and he enjoys a close working relationship with Porsche AG. His Porsche titles include Porsche 911 50 Years, The Complete Book of Porsche 911, and Porsche Turbo. He lives in Santa Barbara, California.

Andrew Morland is a freelance photojournalist. He is the photographer of numerous Voyageur Press tractor books, including The Bigger Book of John Deere, Vintage Ford Tractors, and Classic Tractors of the World. He lives in Somerset, England.Harold L. Brock was chief engineer of the Ford N Series tractors covered in this book. He worked beside Henry Ford and Harry Ferguson, and has inside stories to tell about these men, machines, and their history. He later was an engineer at Deere & Company. Brock lives in Waterloo, Iowa.

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