Category: Agriculture and Farming


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Nitrogen Fixing Trees - a Training Guide

By: N/A

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Bangkok, Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific: 1987

Seller ID: io00431

Condition: Very Good+

1987 RAPA Publication #15. Bright clean copy; no marks. Mild handling evidence to externals. VG+; RAPA Publication #15; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 172 pages; Bright clean copy; no marks. Mild handling evidence to externals. VG+ View more info

The Farm Journal Illustrated Farm and Business Directory of Dauphin County, Pennsylvania: 1915

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Wilmer Atkinson: 1915

Seller ID: Alibris.0006054

Condition: Very Good+

B&W Photographs/ Ads; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 190 pages; Tan 1/4 cloth, illustrated paper over boards. Bright and attractive example of this Dauphin county directory, one of the harder to find of the Farm Journal PA county directories. Lacking the road map but other wise snug and neat with just mild rub at board tips. Aside from missing map, a VG++ example. Includes numerous local ads and an exhaustive directory of farms and businesses for Dauphin View more info

The Rural Magazine and Literary Evening Fire-Side Volume I, Nos. 1 - 12.

By: N/A

Price: $265.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Richards & Caleb Johnson: 1820

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20583

Condition: Very Good-

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 472 pages; Issues 1 -12; all that were published. Bound together in a mid/late 19th century 1/2 leather over marbled paper. Includes numbers 1 - 12 of this short lived monthly devoted to the concerns of the early American frontiersman. Much on brewing, cider making, horse and mule keeping, clearing and planting etc. Extensive and regular content devoted to education. Leather rubbed lightly over spine edges and at corner tips. Binding snug. Expected general toning to page stock. Damp line visible to front and bottom edges but with only a mild tide line visible among ... View more info

Contributions to Natural History; Chiefly in Relation to the Food of the People

By: A Rural DD [Esdaile, David]

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, William Blackwood and Sons: 1865

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25292

Condition: Very Good-

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 365 pages; Hardcover, 1st edition. Soundly bound in original dark green cloth with title-lettering in gilt to spine panel. Light shelf rub and tiny and nicks to cloth at spine ends and corners. Tenderness and partial splits in the gutters of the coated lining sheets. Light foxing to front endpapers and slight scattered soiling in the text. 20 page publisher's catalog added at rear. Begins with the virtues of eating horses and fungi, goes on to fish culture and ends with the growing of silkworms in your yars to clothe your family. Earnest humor? Now timely. Chapters o... View more info

The Miller and Millwright

By: Abernathey, R. James

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Nashville, Tenn., The Dixie Miller Company: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17309

Condition: Good+

Lithographed ads ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 156 pages; Limp cloth backed wraps; bound with side stapling. Apparent 1st edition. Sound and complete; no marks. Covers surface and edges worn with shallow chips to cover edges and base of spine. Contents generally clean though with some light soiling to the endpages. Drink ring ripple to front cover and light spill/damp line across rear cover with last several pages of illustrated ads lightly rippled. Sound, complete with some moderate wear from use and storage. G++ to VG- View more info

Genesis and Hardening of Laterite in Soils

By: Alexander, Lyle T and John G Cady

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington D. C., U. S. Dept. of Agriculture: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14714

Condition: Very Good

Technical bulletin / United States Department of Agriculture; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 90 pages; Paperback in matte title lettered covers. Solid clean copy with light to moderate toning of covers. Mild handling/shelf evidence at edges. Spine unlettered, as issued. Sound clean copy; illustrated. VG View more info

Si La Motoculture M' Était Contée

By: Baratte, J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Paris, G E P: 1976

Seller ID: 12417

Condition: Very Good-

French Language Edition; Photographs; draeings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 198 pages; 1976 G E P; Paris. Softcover in typographic wraps. Sound copy with moderate shelf soiling to covers. Solidly bound and with clean contents. Numerouis photographs and illustrations. VG- View more info

Raising Meat Goats for Profit

By: Bowman, Gail B.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Twin Falls, ID, Bowman Communications: 1999

Seller ID: 19316

ISBN: 0967038103

Condition: Fine

B&W Illustrations, photos and tables; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 256 pages; Paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Bright, tight and fresh. Feels and appears unread. Illustrated with B&W photographs and drawings of goats and goat care practices. Fine. View more info

Even the Barn Blew Down

By: Breth, Harris G.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Carlton Press Inc: 1986

Seller ID: 20944

ISBN: 0806225416

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket

B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 327 pages; Square, sound and clean in original pictorial dust jacket. No marks. Mildly toned jacket; rear jacket panel also mildly soiled. Illustrated with B&W photographs. VG+/VG-. View more info

The Young Gardener's Assistant , in 3 Parts: Containing a Catalogue of Garden & Flower Seeds, with Practical Directions under Each Head, for the Cultivation of ... Fruit Trees, the Grape Vine, Etc

By: Bridgeman, Thomas

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, A. Hanford, Printer - for the Author: 1844

Edition: Tenth Edition

Seller ID: 35386

Condition: Good

Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 503 pages; 10th edition, improved. Text block soundly bound and generally clean. 3 parts separately paged; 164; 164; 175 pp. Cloth splitting over the lower joint but with spine cloth intact and complete. Fresh mylar overlay keeps the binding material in place. Corners bumped with light rub through and rupture to cloth. Light fraying at spine ends. Just mild toning to page stock with occasional mild staining and spotting. Good to G+ thus View more info

The Delaware Water Gap; Its Scenery, its Legends and Early History.

By: Brodhead, L. W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Sherman & Company: 1870

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 34672

Condition: Fair

12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 276 pages; Original textured purple cloth with decorative blind stamped motif to boards and title design in (much faded) gilt to spine. Cloth faded and toned at spine; damp bubbling to cloth boards with some shelf soiling to boards. Cloth fraying at spine ends and corners; some splitting in the cloth over the hinge. Endpage joints shaken and partially split. Bookplate of a private period library to the front pastedown with periodic ink ownership stamps to pages of the text. Chromolitho frontis. Mild internal binding split. Uncommon in original printings, this cop... View more info

Muck on My Boots

By: Bull, Alec

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Lavenham, Terence Dalton Ltd: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35944

ISBN: 0900963492

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 164 pages; Soundly bound and clean in original pictorial dust jacket with 3.40 publisher price on unclipped front flap. Dust jacket just slightly shelf rubbed edges and surfaces with mild sunning to spine panel. Illustrated with two sections of b&w photos on glossy stock. Superficial binder's flaw has left one signature starting just slightly at front edge. Nice copy. VG/VG View more info

The American Veterinarian, Or, Diseases of Domestic Animals; Showing the Causes, Symptoms and Remedies, and Rules for Restoring and Preserving Health ... with Directions for Training and Breeding

By: Cole, S. W

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, John P. Jewett: 1854

Seller ID: 19296

Condition: Good+

Woodcuts; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 288 pages View more info

The Chestnut Blight Disease Means of Identification, Remedies Suggested and Need of Co-Operation to Control and Eradicate the Blight

By: Commission For The Investigation and Control Of The Chestnut Tree Blight Disease In Pennsylvania

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Commission for the Investigaton and Control of the Chestnut Tree Blight Disease in Pennsylvania: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14355

Condition: Good

Bulletin #1; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 9 pages; Slim softcover in pictorial, orange paper wraps. Wraps seperated at spine edge; both covers present. Dust soiled surfaces; several pages with vertical stress creases. Contents sound and generally clean. Good only, at best. Scarce early study of this tree disease which ravaged much of South Central PA forests and groves. View more info

La Chevre

By: Crepin, Joseph and Stephen Considine (Intro. ) and David and Micki Colfax (Ed. )

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Philo, CA, Mountain House Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 16265

ISBN: 0939665042

Condition: Very Good+

Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 128 pages; Trade paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Square sound and neat. No marks. Revised and retranslated classic work on dairy goat husbandry. Mild bump lower front corner and trace shelf evidence edges. Tight binding feels unread. VG++ to NF View more info

Soil Survey of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

By: Custer, Boyd H

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington DC, United States Department of Agriculture, Soil Conservation Service: 1985

Seller ID: 39437

Condition: Very Good

120 fold-out maps; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 272 pages; Oversize paperback in pictorial paper covers. Snugly bound and clean; no marks. 120 fold-out maps bound in at rear. Just mild shelf evidence to edges and superficial toning to white covers at edges. VG ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Agricultural Machinery

By: Davidson, J Brownlee

Price: $29.50

Publisher: London, John Wiley & Sons Inc: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28661

Condition: Very Good

B&W Photographs and Diagrams; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 396 pages; HC in original navy cloth with title lettering brightly in gilt to the spine and stamped in blind to the front cover. Soundly bound and neat. Light shelf/handling wear to boards at edges. Spine ends lightly crimped and corners mildly bumped. Moderately shaken in the spine. Superficial toning to endpages and page edges. Prior owner's name penned to front endpage. Illustrated with b&w photographs and diagrams. Solid unmarked copy. VG View more info

Farm and Business Directory of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania With a Complete Roadmap of [Bucks and Montgomery] County

By: Farm Journal

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Wilmer Atkinson: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34671

Condition: Very Good-

Large folding map; B&W Photographs/ Ads; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 240 pages; Soundly bound in original slate blue 1/4 cloth and illustrated paper over boards. Sound and decent copy retains the large folding color road map of Montgomery and Bucks counties. Some light general shelf soiling to paper covered boards and shelf rubbing and abrasion to paper at board edges. A short tear in the front endpage. Notable for the presence of the large map which has light handling evidence and superficial soiling. Includes numerous local ads and an exhaustive directory of farms and businesses for Montgomer... View more info

Butchers' Meat and its Effects Upon the Human Body

By: Forward, Charles W.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, Denny & Thomson: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Alibris.0004247

Condition: Very Good-

32mo 4" - 5" tall; 119 pages; Original thatched paper wraps with titles and illustration to cover and titles to spine. Ads on inside covers. Scarce polemic by prominent early vegetarian, animal rights and anti-vivisectionist, Charles Forward. Sound and generally neat, with a bit of mild soiling to covers and some light foxing to the front and rear end matter. Tiny chip off the rear cover lower corner. A few cursory pen marks in the preliminary pages. A solid and neat copy of this very uncommon vegetarian manifesto. VG- View more info

Observations on the Goat

By: French, M. H.

Price: $23.50

Publisher: Rome, Food and Agriculture Organization: 1980

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 16266

ISBN: 9251008485

Condition: Very Good

Tables; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 204 pages; Trade paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Square sound and clean copy has light shelf rub at cover edges and a small nick to the front edge of the over and the first few leaves. Expected mild toning to page stock. VG View more info