Handbook of Garden Machinery And Equipment - Nicholas FarleyJ. M. Dent & Sons, 1980, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ. DJ slightly ruffled at the edges. Pages very gently age-tanned.
Illustrated with B&W photographs and diagrams. This invaluable book is the first of its kind to deal exclusively with the mechanical side of gardening.. Each chapter deals with a separate subject - hand tools, mowers, hedge trimmers, sprinklers and hoses, cultivators and so on which is fully described and clearly illustrated. the author looks at the benefits and drawbacks of the different types of tools or machines within each category, compares their quality and usefulness, and ends each chapter with a list of 'Buying Points' which summarize exactly what to look for. Illustrated with 24 pages of black and white photographs and 90 drawings. Jacket photography by Kelledge.