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Chamberlain - Australian Innovator by Bruce Lindsay, new softcover edition

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A long-overdue account of the life and remarkable output of Bob Chamberlain, this book comprises 240 pages of text and 239 period illustrations packed with never-before published material with much from Bob's personal archive.

The list of chapters highlights Bob Chamberlain's extraordinarily diverse range of engineering work.

There are 100 pages of facts and photos of the popular Chamberlain tractors and farm machinery, detailing their development and manufacture, production statistics and modifications. An Appendix by Mechanical Engineer Douglass Potts provides expert assessments of Bob's patented designs, while another prepared by Craig Pink summarises Chamberlain tractor production to the time of the company's sale.

Inside its back cover, a DVD contains the 1953 Chamberlain promotional movie Put to the Test (covering contemporary Chamberlain farm machinery, with images of Bob, his father Bert, and his brother Bill), plus 159 colour images of sales brochures issued between 1949 and 1970.

After the initial limited print run of 1500 hard cover books and 100 leather bound books quickly sold out several years ago, there is now at long last, one more chance for you to get hold of a new softcover edition of this book, with only a very limited print run of 1000 copies. Get your order in now, this will be your last chance.

This book will be appreciated by admirers of Australian engineering ingenuity, enthusiasts for Chamberlain-designed machinery, students of Australian social or industrial or political history, and those with any connection to this remarkable man.

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Code No. 012073, 240 pages, $49.95

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