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Bantam Standard; American Bantam Association Presents Its First Bantam Standard for the Beeder, Exhibitor and Judge

By: Booth, Russell Y. (President)

Price: $55.00

Publisher: American Bantam Association: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21046


Very scarce first edition in nice clean condition. Only fault is light sunning to spine. Blue boards show very little wear and have sharp corners. Book is tightly bound with very clean pages. Former owner's name penciled to front free endpaper, but could be erased if desired. Book is illustrated nicely throughout and provides breeders, exhibitors and judges of bantams with very detailed standards breed by breed. Laid-in is an Ohio card of breeder from Mineral Ridge, Ohio... View more info

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The Farm (SIGNED By Bromfield)

By: Bromfield, Louis

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1939

Edition: Reprint -- 10th Printing

Seller ID: 28131


Bromfield is noted for his agricultue experiement at his Ohio Malabar Farm, but this book is a work of fiction. The book is clean and tightly bound, but lost its dustjacket. The only other fault is a small stain to blue top exterior edge.There is also book plate at front free endpaper that almost looks at first glance as though its's part ofthe design. The pay-off is the title page upon which Bromfield SIGNED thus, "With Best Wishes, Louis Bromfield." He also wrote his l... View more info

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Talks on Manures; A Series of Familiar and Practical Talks Between the Author and the Deacon, the Doctor, and Other Neighbors on the Whole Subject of Manures and Fertilizers

By: Harris, Joseph

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Orange Judd Company: 1883

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 26077


Clean and tightly bound book showing minor exterior wear, primarily to top edge of spine. Overall quite good. Internals are likewise clean with just a small bit of foxing to top back of front free endpaper and a few isolated spots on some pages, but most are pristine with just light toning around edges. Book measures 5"x7-1/4" and has 356 pages. Ads at back for other books, but this not a first edition. Book was originally published in 1878. Chapters cover farming as a ... View more info

Growing Season: The Life of a Migrant Community

By: Harwood, Gary;Hassler, David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Kent, Ohio, U.S.A., Kent State Univ Pr: 2006

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 24088


Beautiful book -- crisp and clean with no names or writing, no bumps to boards and no tears or chips. Measures 8-3/4" tall and 11-1/2" high. Dustjcket protected by brand new mylar cover. Illustrated in its entirety with color photographs taken at a farm in Hartville, Ohio which employs Mexican migrant workers over a period of five years. Includes text. A compassionate look at the lives and culture of a tightly knit community. 160 pages. View more info

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Captain Swing

By: Hobsbawn, E.J.; Rude, George

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Larence & Wishart: 1969

Seller ID: 27182


Very nice, clean book with no names or writing, no bumps to boards, no tears or chips to jacket, and no price-clip. Looks most handsome in brand new mylar cover.Only real fault is some fadign to publisher's name at bottom of spine. The story of the revolt of agricultural laborers in 1830 England. The title comes from the signature most often added to threatening letters sent to landowners, parsons and well-to-do farmers demanding higher wages and the disuse of machinery.... View more info

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Eighty Acres Elegy for a Family Farm

By: Jager, Ronald

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., Beacon Press: 1990

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 24265


Flawless inside and out with no names or writing and no price-clip. Jacket is protected by brand new mylar cover. A memoir in which the author evokes the family farm as it was in the 1940's in Missaukee County, Michigan where he learned to serve the land in return for its bounty. The family was guided by strong Dutch Calvinism beliefs. Book measures 6" x 8" and has 257 pages. Has not bene price-cliped. View more info

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Langstroth on the Hive and the Honey-Bee: A Bee Keeper's Manual

By: Langstroth, L.L.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Medina, Ohio, The A.I. Root Company: 1914

Edition: Reprint from 1853

Seller ID: 23785


Very handsome book in excellent condition. Bound in dark green cloth with nice ruiling aroung the edges of th boards. Very clean inside and out including the endpapers. no names or writiing and no bumps to boards. Chapters include these topics: Bees Capable of Domestication; The Queen Bee, The Drone and The Workers; Comb and Wax; Propolis or Bee Glue; 54 Advantages which should be found in an improved hive; Protection Against Heat, Cold and Dampness; Ventilation; Swa... View more info

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The Contrary Farmer (The Real Goods Independent Living Books)

By: Logsdon, Gene

Price: $20.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Chelsea Green Pub Co: 1994

Seller ID: 27564


Very handsome book -- crisp and clean with no defect of note. Dustjacket protected by brand new mylar cover. The authtor writes a column for New Farm Magazine which has the same title as this book. At times personal, often funny, but always challenging the reader. 237 pages includig index. View more info

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The American Bee Journal (10 Issues 1882-1884)

By: Newman Thomas C. (editor)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Thoms C. Newman: 1982

Edition: Various Issues

Seller ID: 23758


Oh, how I wanted these! There were 20 altogether, but half of them were too awful to contemplate. The ones I bought are not going to be given tiaras for beauty, but at least they're only reasonably flawed. What makes them flawed are these things: partial spines required archival tape of five issues; a chewed lower edge of the front cover of one and to the lower right corner of another; a small bit of fairly light foxing and damp staining somewhere on each. There's also s... View more info

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Apple Bitter-Rot and Its Control; The Round-Headed Apple Tree Borer; Preparation of Barreled Apples For Market; Apple Blotch

By: Roberts, John W.; Pierce, Leslie et al

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., Department of Agriculture: 1918

Edition: Nos. 675, 938, 1080, 1479

Seller ID: 27887


Four very nice clean well-cared for Department of Agriculture Farmers' Bulletins, all focused on aspects of growing and marketing apples. All are tightly bound and clean and measure 5-3/4" x 9-1/4". Only one has a small chip at top of spine. Collectively the booklets contain 86 pages illustrated with photos and drawings. Titles and dates are as follows: Apple Bitter-Rot and Its Control, 1918; The Round-Headed Apple-Tree Borer, 1919; Preparation of Barreled Apples... View more info

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Alternative Futures for World Food 1985 (three volume set(

By: Willett, Jospeh W.(Director)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, U.S. Department of Agriculture: 1978

Seller ID: 27917


Three soft cover books, volumes 1-3. Sub-titles are as follows: Volume 1, World GOL Model Analytical Report; Vol. 2, World GOL Model Supply-Distirbution and Related Tables; and Volume 3, World GOL Model Analytical Report. Books measure 8"x10" and are clean and tightly bound with no names or writing. View more info