Farm Engines and How to Run Them. Material: paper, textile. Size: 5 1/2" x 8". Description: maroon hard cover with gold graphic of steam engine tractor and title print: "Farm Engines and How to Run Them, the Traction Engine, Young Engineers Guide"; 215 pages with illustrations compiling a comprehensive and definitive guide to a variety of engines and how to run them for experts and amateurs in the early 1900s; also includes safety and economical tips, engineer's license questions and answers and a special chapter on the science of successful threshing.
Handwritten in front fly page: "C. F. Weckwerth" [Carl Frederick Weckwerth of New Richland]
Farm Engines and How to Run Them
James H. Stephenson
Frederick J. Drake & Co, Chicago