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The Land, The People, Peden, Rachel
41 The Land, The People
Peden, Rachel
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1966 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, in original unclipped jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with burgundy lettering on cover, black and burgundy lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Drawings by Sidonie Coryn. 332 pp. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (5.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, one 1" closed edge tear at base spine corner, hint of age toning. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A testament to the family farm by a farmer's wife and to people whose daily lives reflect man's kinship to the soil. 020929

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42 Agricultural Botany: Theoretical and Practical
Percival, John
New York Henry Holt and Co. 1914 Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean dark green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Some wear to corners and head and heel of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings. 828 pgs. with index. 8vo. Agriculture. 006656

Price: 20.00 USD
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Cutting Hill: A Chronicle of a Family Farm, Pistorius, Alan
43 Cutting Hill: A Chronicle of a Family Farm
Pistorius, Alan
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1990 0-394-57439-7 / 9780394574394 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket Kathleen Kolb-Fisher, Illustrator 
Very clean green boards with green cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 279 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. As new, gift quality. Life on a 350-acre New England dairy farm that has been in the family for many generations. 8vo. Agriculture. 012489

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44 Triple Ridge Farm
Pochmann, Ruth Fouts
New York William Morrow & Company, Inc. 1968 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean black & white cross-hatch decorated boards with green cloth spine, black lettering on spine. No fraying, very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Very small previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. Maps on endpapers. 232 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight wear at top and bottom of spine, small closed tear at base of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Country Living. 009068

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The Honey Trail: In Pursuit of Liquid Gold and Vanishing Bees, Pundyk, Grace
45 The Honey Trail: In Pursuit of Liquid Gold and Vanishing Bees
Pundyk, Grace
New York St. Martin's Press 2010 0312629818 / 9780312629816 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean honey beige boards with metallic lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with full color photographs. 337 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Grace Pundyk leads us on a fearless trek to exotic places where she exposes the truth behind the world of beekeeping and the decision makers in the business of honey. Jam-packed with little known facts. 026111

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Farmer His Own Builder, Roberts, H. Armstrong
46 The Farmer His Own Builder
Roberts, H. Armstrong
Philadelphia David McKay 1918 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Decorated cloth binding - beige cloth boards with black lettering and illustration on cover and spine (signed binding - monogram W.F.T. at base of decoration). Hint of very light soiling. Pinhead size spot of wear to one corner tip. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Slight foxing to a few pages. Endpapers are clean and blank - no names, writing or marks. Well illustrated with photographs, plans, diagrams and drawings. 302 pages, with useful Appendix and Index. An amazing source of information on building and repairing farm buildings, foundations, fences, walls, how to derive power from ropes and pulleys, calculate weights of materials and more. 026154

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The Farmer His Own Builder - A Guide and Reference Book for the Construction of Dwellings, Barns and other Farm Buildings, together with their Utilities, Roberts, H. Armstrong
47 The Farmer His Own Builder - A Guide and Reference Book for the Construction of Dwellings, Barns and other Farm Buildings, together with their Utilities
Roberts, H. Armstrong
Philadelphia David McKay 1918 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding (signed binding - W.F.T.) in clean original dust jacket. Gorgeous condition - very clean decorated blue-green cloth boards with no bumping or wear, original sheen. Pages and edges are clean, binding is tight and square with no cracking. Small neat previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. Full page photographic illustrations, plus drawings and diagrams (over 170 illustrations, mostly by the author). 302 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket has very slight wear at edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Very scarce book in this condition, particularly with original dust jacket. 023249

Price: 55.00 USD
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48 Autobiography of a Farm Boy
Roberts, Isaac Phillips
Ithaca, NY Cornell University Press 1946 Second Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean beige cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. Frontis portrait of author. Clean dustjacket is price clipped, unchipped, with two very small closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 006439

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49 The Wheel of Earth
Sandburg, Helga
New York McDowell Obolensky 1958 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket 
Clean burgundy cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 396 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has shallow chipping at spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. By the daughter of Carl Sandburg, a novel of the challenging life on struggling farms in the midwest in the early 1900's. 8 vo.. Fiction. 011207

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Forest Ownership for Pleasure and Profit, Shirley, Hardy L. and Paul F. Graves
50 Forest Ownership for Pleasure and Profit
Shirley, Hardy L. and Paul F. Graves
Syracuse, NY Syracuse University Press 1967 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in unclipped original jacket. Clean dark green cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; small previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. Illustrated with photographs. 214 pages with index. Clean jacket is not price clipped (5.50 on front inside flap), no chips, one curved closed tear at top front panel edge inear spine (2"); slight wear and small tear at top spine edge. Photo and bio of authors on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022618

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51 Forest Ownership for Pleasure and Profit
Shirley, Hardy L. and Paul F. Graves
Syracuse, NY Syracuse University Press 1967 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Stated "First Edition" in original unclipped jacket. Clean green cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (small previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper). Illustrated with photographs. 214 pages with index. Clean jacket is not price clipped (5.50 on front inside flap), has curved closed tear at top left edge (2-1/2"). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022494

Price: 15.00 USD
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Farming It, Shute, Henry A.
52 Farming It
Shute, Henry A.
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1909 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Reginald B. Birch, Illustrator 
Decorated American trade binding - yellow/brown cloth boards with black, white and brown illustration of bespectacled farmer in a city suit trying to rope a calf. Gold lettering & decoration on cover, gold lettering and small rooster decoration on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Sixteen illustrations by Reginald B. Birch. 248 pages. Humorous story of the adventures of a city man who decides to take up farming. 022246

Price: 40.00 USD
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53 A Veterinary Guide for Animal Owners
Spaulding, C. E., D.V.M.
Emmaus Rodale Press 1976 0-87857-118-3 / 9780878571185 Later Printing Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean rust boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumped corners, binding is tight & square. Pages are clean, no names or writing inside. Illustrated. 420 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket has a few small closed tears at top edge of spine, small shallow chip at top front edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Agriculture. 004877

Price: 10.00 USD
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54 Manual of Milk Products (Rural Science Series)
Stocking, W.A. (L. H. Bailey, Editor)
New York Macmillan 1922 Later printing Hardcover Good no dust jacket 
Later printing decorated American trade binding (signed binding - monogram "W" on front cover). Blue ribbed cloth boards with light blue-green and yellow decoration on cover (cattle, clover, milk bottles); gold lettering and small decoration on spine. Faint damp marking (loss of sheen) to bottom corners of rear board, watermark to bottom margins of pages. No fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs, charts and drawings. 578 pages with index. 026160

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55 The Health of the Country: How American Settlers Understood Themselves and Their Land
Valencius, Conevery Bolton
New York Basic Books, Inc. 2002 0-465-08986-0 / 9780465089864 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean black boards with black cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 388 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, has been price clipped--enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. American History. 007966

Price: 12.00 USD
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Water Witching U.S.A., Vogt, Evon Z. and Ray Hyman
56 Water Witching U.S.A.
Vogt, Evon Z. and Ray Hyman
Chicago University of Chicago Press 1959 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with small divining rod decoration on cover, dark blue lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean - small neatly penned previous owner inscription at top of front free endpaper. Illustrated with black and white plates. 248 pages with bibliography. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, small price clip to upper corner of front inside flap, two short closed edge tears to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A study of water witching and water diviners in the United States. 025059

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Whole Hog: Exploring the Extraordinary Potential of Pigs, Watson, Lyall
57 The Whole Hog: Exploring the Extraordinary Potential of Pigs
Watson, Lyall
Washington DC Smithsonian 2004 1588342166 / 9781588342164 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean brown cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers. Remainder mark on bottom page edges. 68 photographs and illustrations, most in full color. 208 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped (24.95 on front inside flap), no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023396

Price: 20.00 USD
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Growing Nuts in the North, Weschcke, Carl
58 Growing Nuts in the North
Weschcke, Carl
St. Paul, MN Webb Publishing Co. 1953 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Original edition - clean dark green cloth boards with gold leaf and nut illustration, gold lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 124 pgs. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, with a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A personal story of the author's experience of 33 years with nut culture in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Agriculture. 013143

Price: 30.00 USD
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59 Milk and Its Products (The Rural Science Series) - A Treatise Upon the Nature and Qualities of Dairy Milk and the Manufacture of Butter and Cheese
Wing, Henry H. (L. H. Bailey, Editor)
New York Macmillan 1911 15th Edition Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket 
Beautiful decorated American trade binding - green ribbed cloth boards with red and black decoration, red and black lettering on cover; gold lettering on spine. No fading, no fraying or soiling. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings, charts and photographs. 311 pages with index. 026159

Price: 20.00 USD
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60 Frost and the Prevention of Frost Damage
Young, Floyd D.
Washington, DC U. S. Department of Agriculture 1929 First Edition Wraps Near FIne 
Very clean publication with stapled wraps. No creasing, curling or chipping, no marks. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. 62 pgs. 8vo. Agriculture. 009955

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