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Farm Festivals, Carleton, Will
1 Farm Festivals
Carleton, Will
New York Harper & Brothers 1881 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean brown boards with gilt and black decoration, beveled edges. Shallow chipping at top and bottom of spine edge, wear to corner tips. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Chocolate brown endpapers, with tasteful previous owner bookplate affixed to front fixed endpaper. Frontis illustration with tissue guard. Additional illustrations throughout. Pages are clean, with 3 pages having faint shallow watermark stain to outside edge (dedication page, preface page, and blank margin of frontis illustration.)167 pgs. 7" x 9". Poetry. 013115

Price: 20.00 USD
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Prairie Women: Images In American And Canadian Fiction, Fairbanks, Carol
2 Prairie Women: Images In American And Canadian Fiction
Fairbanks, Carol
New Haven and London Yale University Press 1986 0300033745 / 9780300033748 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First printing in clean original dust jacket. Clean unfaded green cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with photographs, drawings. 300 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, has slight wear at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This book is based on an examination of over 100 works from the frontier era to the present, all written by American and Canadian women who lived long periods of their lives on the prairies. The works provide new insights into women's roles on the frontier, their ordeals, and the factors behind their decisions to stay on prairie farms and in prairie towns. 025474

Price: 25.00 USD
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In Good Hands: The Keeping of a Family Farm, Fish, Charles
3 In Good Hands: The Keeping of a Family Farm
Fish, Charles
New York Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1995 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean brown boards with small illustration on cover, black spine with gold lettering. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 229 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The heart and soul of a vital segment of American life is presented in this book, from a time when the farmer felt himself at the very center of the national experience to his ambiguous position today. A vivid evocation of a way of life that is deeply rooted in our history and our spirits, but receding into the landscape. 8vo. Agriculture. 014034

Price: 18.00 USD
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Mushrooms and Toadstools - An Account of the More Common Edible and Poisonous Fungi of Canada, Gussow, H. T. and W. S. Odell
4 Mushrooms and Toadstools - An Account of the More Common Edible and Poisonous Fungi of Canada
Gussow, H. T. and W. S. Odell
Ottawa Division of Botany, Dominion Experimental Farms 1927 First Hardcover Very Good+ 
Clean dark green silk cloth with gold mushroom decoration and lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. Light bumping to corners, no fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Book size is approx. 8-1/2" x 10". Printed on high quality smooth paper and liberally illustrated with photographs and drawings. 274 pages with index. Includes information on identifying, use of fungi for food with recipes, poisoning from mushrooms, mushroom culture. 025348

Price: 55.00 USD
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Enchanted Acre - Adventures in Backyard Farming, Hambidge, Gove
5 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

Price: 20.00 USD
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The year of the goat - 40,000 miles and the quest for the perfect cheese, Hathaway, Margaret
6 The year of the goat - 40,000 miles and the quest for the perfect cheese
Hathaway, Margaret
Lyons Press 2007 1599210215 / 9781599210216 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Some underlining, a few marginal notes. Clean brown boards with light gray spine, brown lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs by Karl Schatz. 204 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026780

Price: 8.00 USD
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7 Adventures at Friendly Farm
How, R. W.
New York Coward McCann 1952 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket John Moment, Illustrator 
Clean solid ex-library with clean pages and edges, library markings on endpapers. 218 pgs. with illustrations by John Moment. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Slight wear to board edges. Clean bright dustjacket has very small chip at top corner of spine, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Brian and his sister Patsy spend a long summer vacation with a special horse named Jim, who disappears mysteriously. 012517

Price: 15.00 USD
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Wind in the Ash Tree, McMullen, Jeanine
8 Wind in the Ash Tree
McMullen, Jeanine
New York W. W. Norton 1988 0393026175 / 9780393026177 First Hardcover Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Yellow-beige boards with green cloth spine, metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, some fading to board edges. Binding is tight and square, pages have light foxing to preliminary pages and endpapers, some light staining to edges. No previous owner names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with charming drawings. Dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, slightly faded. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An evocative portrait of the author's life on a small farm in Wales. 027078

Price: 10.00 USD
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Cutting Hill: A Chronicle of a Family Farm, Pistorius, Alan
9 Cutting Hill: A Chronicle of a Family Farm
Pistorius, Alan
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1990 0-394-57439-7 / 9780394574394 First 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

Price: 15.00 USD
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Riley Farm-Rhymes, Riley, James Whitcomb
10 Riley Farm-Rhymes
Riley, James Whitcomb
Indianapolis Bobbs Merrill 1905 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Will Vawter, Illustrator 
Very clean unfaded green ribbed cloth boards with stamped red, gold and black illustration, stamped gold lettering (unchipped) on cover and spine. Hint of light surface wear to top and bottom spine edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are very clean. Previous owner name and place neatly penned on front free endpaper. Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. 187 pgs. Beautifully illustrated with drawings and photographs. 018839

Price: 25.00 USD
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11 The Wheel of Earth
Sandburg, Helga
New York McDowell Obolensky 1958 First 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

Price: 12.00 USD
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A THOUSAND ACRES, Smiley, Jane
12 A THOUSAND ACRES
Smiley, Jane
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1991 0394577736 / 9780394577739 Fourth Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Fourth printing, SIGNED by the author, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean white boards with clean unfaded black cloth spine, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. Inscribed and signed by author on title page: "To Herb and Jan, With Best of Luck for the Future - Jane Smiley." 371 pp. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, one 1/4" closed edge tear at top panel edge near spine fold, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel set on a thriving Iowa farm in 1979, and a family which has lived on the land for four generations facing disbursement of the farm to three daughters. Made into a successful film (1997) starring Michelle Pfeiffer, Jessica Lang, and Jason Robards. 020888

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Fat of the Land: The Story of An American Farm, Streeter, John Williams
13 The Fat of the Land: The Story of An American Farm
Streeter, John Williams
New York Macmillan 1904 First Hardcover Near Fine 
Clean and lovely decorated American trade binding. Brown ribbed cloth boards with stamped gold lettering (unchipped, white line border and wheat ear decoration on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Tiny bump to rear lower corner tip. 406 pages. One man's experience of purchasing a small New England Farm and making a success of it. 027286

Price: 35.00 USD
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Bit by Bit - A Guide to Equine Bits, Tuke, Diana R.
14 Bit by Bit - A Guide to Equine Bits
Tuke, Diana R.
South Brunswick and New York A. S. Barnes 1965 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean dark blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. Blind-stamped embossment of two horse farms at top edge of front free endpaper. No other marks. Illustrated with photographs by Donald Tuke (193 illustrations). 73 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (5.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, one very short closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Extremely comprehensive book on the history of and proper use of bits and bitting. 024234

Price: 15.00 USD
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Surprise at Sampey Place, Wright, Frances Fitzpatrick
15 Surprise at Sampey Place
Wright, Frances Fitzpatrick
New York/Nashville Abingdon Cokesbury 1950 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket Margaret Ayer, Illustrator 
Very clean green cloth boards (tiny portion of top rear corner of spine is slightly darkened) with red illustration on cover, red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Clean illustrated endpapers. 128 pgs. Illustrated by Margaret Ayer. "A" on copyright page indicating first edition. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has faded spine and small chips at corners and spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Children's. 012586

Price: 65.00 USD
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