In World's Classic Tractors, internationally acclaimed tractor authority Ian M Johnston skillfully blends and portrays the many facets of the world of classic tractors. While this is essentially a descriptive historical record of tractors, the text digresses occasionally to introduce the reader to a range of fascinating tractor people and shares a few of the author's light hearted personal recollections and tractor experiences. World's Classic Tractors contains photographs throughout the book of rare and unusual tractors. Some of these and their accompanying text are of significant historical importance. This book will appeal to tractor enthusiasts, agriculturalists and historians around the world.
Ian M Johnston's interest in tractors was kindled at an early age. He was raised in a farming community and has always had an affinity with agriculture and a fascination for tractors. Ian's passion for tractors continued throughout his career while working for major tractor/machinery companies. Latterly he has written about tractors and the nostalgia of the old machines. Ian M Johnston has written many books, most notably best-selling The Magic of Tractors.