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Early Farm Tractors: A History in Advertising Line Art

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Providing an interesting glimpse into the steam traction engines and internal combustion tractors that revolutionized the world of farming, this collection focuses on American tractors from the late 1850s to the beginning of the Great Depression. With farm journal advertisements—dating from 1909 through 1929—this account considers how something as ordinary and utilitarian as a tractor seems to have inherent standards of good design, correct proportion, and beauty. Intended for tractor enthusiasts, historians, artists, illustrators, students of industrial design, and graphic art lovers, this fascinating book recounts an important piece of history.

About the Author

Jim Harter is a collage artist, an illustrator, and an art editor. He is the author of several books, including Initiations in the Abyss, Journeys in the Mythic Sea, Scientific Instruments and Apparatus, and World Railways of the Nineteenth Century. He lives in San Antonio, Texas.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781609402525
Author:
Harter, Jim
Publisher:
Wings Press (TX)
Subject:
Engineering - Automotive
Subject:
Art - Drawing
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
20130231
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
142
Dimensions:
12 x 9 in

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