The John Deere Century (Hardcover)

By Randy Leffingwell

Motorbooks, 9780760360217, 176pp.

Publication Date: March 27, 2018

List Price: 40.00*
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In The John Deere Century, acclaimed author and photographer Randy Leffingwell uses his unique brand of storytelling to chronicle the company and the tractors that have carried the distinctive green and yellow livery for the past century.

Iconic John Deere tractors ranging from the spartan Waterloo Boy to the Model AOS, and from German and Argentine models to the acclaimed New Generation tractors are featured in this celebration of industrial tractor design. Loaded with photographs, both modern and vintage, and excellently written info, this book will have John Deere fans salivating.

About the Author

Randy Leffingwell wrote his first book, American Muscle, in 1989 while still on staff at the Los Angeles Times. Since then, he has authored another 47 titles for Motorbooks and its sister publisher Voyageur Press, including Porsche 911: 50 Years, Corvette: 60 Years, and Harley-Davidson: Myth and Mystique. He lives in southern California, about 100 miles north of Los Angeles.

Praise For The John Deere Century

"Even if you’ve never been to a tractor factory or toured facilities where engineers design, build and test tractors, you will feel like you have after reading..[The John Deere Century.]"