This book looks at the transport fleets of Somerset and Dorset and their links to local industry, such as farming, mineral quarrying, local sand and gravel pits, brickworks, potteries and commercial ports. The book is profusely illustrated with photographs of the vehicles, with fleet listings to the rear.
Companies featured include Bird Bros., J.H. Clapcott, D.H. Cuff & Blandord Transport, Day Bros, Evemys & Asham Quarry, Hine Bros., Patten Bros., Perry & Perry including Yandle & Bishop and Weymouth Haulage Co; F. Read & Sons; D.W.Taylor, Taymix Transport Ltd & Translact Ltd.
The dust wrapper is in near fine condition, clean and fresh, with only very minor flaws.
The binding is square and tight.
Inside, the content is clean, unmrked and in fine condition.
A very nice copy indeed.
Family Affairs : Illustrated Histories of Haulage Contractors from Somerset and Dorset
- Publisher: Roundoak, 2004
- ISBN 187156543X
- First edition
- 186 pages