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1 The Vegetable Growing Business

Madison, WI United States Armed Forces Institute/Orange Judd Publishing Co. 1944 Soft Cover Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
War Department Education Manual #EM 885. Clean gray wraps with very light browning to spine, 1" closed tear at top corner of spine. P/O name at top front corner of book and on front free endpaper. Binding tight, all pages clean and bright. Illustrated with photographs. 520 pgs. Very detailed, informative book on raising vegetables for profit. 8vo. Agriculture. 005363

Price: 10.00 USD
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2 Yearbook of Agriculture 1928

Washington, D.C. U.S. Government Printing Office 1929 Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean green cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. Illustrated with photographs, maps and charts. 1145 pgs. with index. 8vo. Agriculture. 006572

Price: 20.00 USD
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3 Farm Management Analysis
Bradford, Lawrence A. And Glenn L. Johnson
New York John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1953 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Very clean burgundy cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Small previous owner name & address on front free endpaper. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, with several very short (under 1/4") edge tears, slight fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Agriculture. 007402

Price: 15.00 USD
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From My Experience - The Pleasures and Miseries of Life on A Farm, Bromfield, Louis
4 From My Experience - The Pleasures and Miseries of Life on A Farm
Bromfield, Louis
New York Harper & Brothers 1955 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean green cloth boards with black cloth spine, green title box, gold lettering on spine. No fading, fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean photo-illustrated endpapers, no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with beautiful black and white photographs. 355 pages with index. 025278

Price: 15.00 USD
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From My Experience - The Pleasures and Miseries of Life on a Farm, Bromfield, Louis
5 From My Experience - The Pleasures and Miseries of Life on a Farm
Bromfield, Louis
New York Harper & Brothers 1955 Book Club Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Very clean book club edition in clean original dust jacket. Black cloth boards with green lettering on spine - no fading or wear. 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 black and white photographs. 355 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, has very light surface rubbing, slight fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026647

Price: 20.00 USD
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Tough Sod, Eastman, E. R.
6 Tough Sod
Eastman, E. R.
Ithaca, NY American Agriculturist 1944 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Printing (stated) in clean original dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering and small illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Very brief previous owner inscription dated 1944 neatly penned on front free endpaper. No other marks. 246 pages. Dust jacket is clean, with very slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel of farm life and country philosophy, romance and conflict, by the one-time President and Editor of "American Agriculturist." 023962

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Natural Thing: The Land and Its Citizens, Fosburgh, Pieter W.
7 The Natural Thing: The Land and Its Citizens
Fosburgh, Pieter W.
New York MacMillan 1959 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean gray cloth boards with green lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Very small return address label of previous owner near bottom edge of front fixed endpaper; no other marks. 255 pgs. Very clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with two very short closed edge tears (1/4"). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Nature. 013005

Price: 18.00 USD
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8 Down to Earth: The Pleasures & Perils of Becoming a Farmer
Hahnel, Eugene S.
New Brunswick Rutgers University Press 1947 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket Fred Dreher, Illustrator 
Gray cloth boards with green lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Slight moisture stain at top edges of front and rear board, but no mustiness or odor. No bumping, fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. 106 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, small chips at top and bottom of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Agriculture. 009624

Price: 12.00 USD
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Enchanted Acre - Adventures in Backyard Farming, Hambidge, Gove
9 Enchanted Acre - Adventures in Backyard Farming
Hambidge, Gove
New York Whittlesey House / McGraw-Hill Book Co. 1935 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Jacket 
Stated Second Printing. Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine; slight darkening to cloth on spine. No fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with decorated endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. 344 pages. A charming and informative book on one's man experience with life on a small farm in Westchester County of New York State. 027246

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Moortown, Hughes, Ted
10 Moortown
Hughes, Ted
New York Harper & Row 1979 0-06-012016-9 / 9780060120160 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket Leonard Baskin, Illustrator 
Very clean toast brown boards with stamped bull impression on cover, metallic lettering on black cloth spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean black endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 182 pgs. with illustrations by Leonard Baskin. Clean unfaded dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A poetry collection from one of England's finest poets about ordinary life of serious farming. Clean collectible condition. 8vo. Poetry. 015254

Price: 30.00 USD
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Fresh Furrow, Jenkins, Burris
11 Fresh Furrow
Jenkins, Burris
Chicago/New York Willett, Clark & Co. 1936 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with slightest hint of browning to edges. Black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Clean endpapers. 257 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has shallow chipping at top of spine (1/4"). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "Here is the Uncle Tom's Cabin of the Co-operative movement in America; a dramatic story of people working their way out of an economic jam under new principles" by organizing farmers in a community. 8vo. Agriculture. 011949

Price: 40.00 USD
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Men On A Rocky Hill, Liddle, Warren
12 Men On A Rocky Hill
Liddle, Warren
Boston Bruce Humphries 1947 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in unclipped original dust jacket. Dark blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 80 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), very faint hint of soiling, very shallow chipping at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's poems are a tribut to the sturdy individualists who have labored for centuries to wrest their living from the rocky New England soil. 025253

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In Pastures Green, McArthur, Peter
13 In Pastures Green
McArthur, Peter
Canada J. M. Dent 1948 First Hardcover Near Fine Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Printing of the New and Revised Edition (November, 1948) in clean original dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with gold title box on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Edited and with a foreword by Kenneth McNeill Wells. Illustrated with beautiful wood engravings by Lucille Oille. 299 pages. Clean dust jacket has edge chipping, slight fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A chronicle of country living in rural Canada by a man who gave up a successful journalism career in New York to go back to the land, where he found wisdom, fulfillment and peace. 025418

Price: 22.00 USD
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Wet Days at Edgewood: With Old Farmers, Old Gardeners, and Old Pastorals, Mitchell, Donald G.
14 Wet Days at Edgewood: With Old Farmers, Old Gardeners, and Old Pastorals
Mitchell, Donald G.
New York Charles Scribner 1865 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean brown pebbled cloth boards with gold lettering on spine (lettering is dimmed and barely legible). Small closed tear at top of spine, short closed tears to cloth at upper spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Beautifully penned previous owner name on front free endpaper. Pages are clean and bright, no foxing. 324 pgs. 014114

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Lonely Furrow - Farming in the United States, Japan, and India, Nair, Kusum
15 The Lonely Furrow - Farming in the United States, Japan, and India
Nair, Kusum
Ann Arbor University of Michigan Press 1969 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition in clean dustjacket, SIGNED by the author. Clean green/black decorated cloth boards with yellow lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean photo illustrated endpapers; no previous owner markings. Signed by author on half title page: "With Warm Regards, Kusum Nair." 314 pp. with index. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped (7.95 on front inside flap), enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author visits scores of individual farmers in the U.S. and Japan, discusses the promotion of agricultural development in India. 020074

Price: 25.00 USD
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16 The Story of a Country Place
Neale, Russell
New York/London Harper & Brothers 1931 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean beige cloth boards with illustrated cover, green stamped lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Hint of faint browning to spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 284 pgs. 8vo. Fiction. 011254

Price: 30.00 USD
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Work Simplification in Agriculture, Paterson, D. W.
17 Work Simplification in Agriculture
Paterson, D. W.
London Land Books 1960 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket H. F. Smith, Illustrator Signed
"First published 1960" on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket, inscribed and signed by the author to his son. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with green lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed by the author: "To my son David, This book will not teach you farming, it is not intended to, but to explain to you the technique of a very important management subject, so that no matter what you choose as your calling in later life it will stand you in good stead. - Your father, David W. Paterson." 92 pp. Illustrated with 70 line drawings and diagrams. In unchipped jacket (very light soiling) with a few closed edge tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Methods to simplify each and every job of work on a farm...everything from catching hens to loading cattle and disposing of manure, time saving tips with flow charts. 019008

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Land, The People, Peden, Rachel
18 The Land, The People
Peden, Rachel
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1966 First 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

Price: 15.00 USD
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19 Triple Ridge Farm
Pochmann, Ruth Fouts
New York William Morrow & Company, Inc. 1968 First 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

Price: 10.00 USD
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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
20 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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