* NEW IN PAPERBACK. Original hardback edition ISBN 978 0 85733 306 3 *The Ford/Fordson tractor story - the mechanisation of agriculture and the development of tractors and their role in farming. *The development and evolution of the New Major (E1A) - from the original New Major, to the New Major Mk2, Power Major, Farm Major, Super Major, New Performance Super Major, 5000 Super Major and Dexta. *Conversions - including County Commercial Cars, Doe Dual Power, Roadless Traction, Rotaped, Stormont Engineering (KFD) and other conversions. *Implements and accessories - including Ford-Ransomes implements, other mounted implements, accessories and cabs. *The anatomy of the New Major - mechanical components, sheet metalwork, hydraulic system and implement linkage and instruments. *The farmer's view and the mechanic's view. *The owner's view - buying a New Major, originality, restoration, driving and using a New Major. *The mechanic's view - tools, replacement parts, maintenance and day-today problems and reliability issues. *Appendices detailing dimensions and weights, chassis and engine number identification, parts availability, documentation and useful contacts.
Pat Ware is one of Britain's foremost authorities on military transport and commercial vehicles. He is a former Editor of Classic Military Vehicle magazine, and has written numerous books about military and classic commercial vehicles. He is the author of Haynes's Military Jeep Manual, Ferguson TE-20 tractor Manual, Sherman Tank Manual and forthcoming Military Land Rover Manual. He lives in Norfolk.