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Farm Buildings New and Enlarged Edition

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Chicago, Sanders Publishing Coimpany: 1909

Seller ID: 6870


354 pp. Dark green cloth boards. Book is in fair condition, wear along edges and spine. With some marks on covers. Interior is clean with no marks. View more info

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Fazendas de Cacau na Bahia

By: Caldeira, Clovis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Rio De Janeiro, Servico de Informacao Agricola: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8781


Fair to good-minus. [4], 58, [1] pp. Illustrated with color map , numerous text cuts, and black and white photographs. Tan card wraps with a pen and ink sketch of 3 workers under a cacao tree. Covers are generally lightly worn with edge wear, spine covering starting to break at bottom edge. Interior front cover pulling away showing staples, some damp staining across the top throughout, some foxing and toning, but otherwise clean and unmarked. Unusual study of the cacao... View more info

Image for M. Porcius Cato Concerning Agriculture. [Association Henry J. Webb, Aspatria] Bound with the Three Books of M Terentius Varro Concerning Agriculture

M. Porcius Cato Concerning Agriculture. [Association Henry J. Webb, Aspatria] Bound with the Three Books of M Terentius Varro Concerning Agriculture

By: Cato, M. Porcius; Varro, M. Terrentius; Owen, Rev. T. , translator

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, J. White: 1803

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 6037


144, xi, [3] 257 pp. With the stamp of Henry J. Webb, Aspatria Agriculture College. Front cover detached, rear board threatening, spine mostly perished, boards quite worn, interior clean and unmarked, paper a little toned. Owen's translations of Cato, dated 1803, and of Varro (dated 1800) , both on agriculture. Scarce in and of themselves, this copy is particularly interesting because it has the ownership stamp of Henry J. Webb[1846-1893], who took over the Aspatria Ag. ... View more info

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Biogeographical Relationships between Temperate Eastern Asia and Temperate Eastern North America.

By: Davidse, G. , Et Al.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: St Louis, Missouri, Missouri Botanical Garden: 1984

Seller ID: 7115


421 -749 pp. Edited volume with 14 articles by different contributors. White and red softcover. Book is in good condition. Bumped and rubbed mildly along edges. Previous owner's name stamped on top right corner. Interior is very clean with no marks. Very usable copy. ; Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden. Volume 70. 1983. Number 3; Vol. 2 View more info

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Iban Agriculture A Report on the Shifting Cultivation of Hill Rice by the Iban of Sarawak

By: Freeman, J. D.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Her Majesty's Printing Office: 1955

Seller ID: 8577


xii, 148 pp. Index. 24 black and white plates at the rear. Frontis photo, 3 maps, 5 text figures. Glossary. Dark orange soft covers are quite clean and nice, just a little corner curl. Interior a little cracking at the gutter at the ttile page, title page has a red Japanese "chop" mark, text has some occasional neat pencil marginalia, nice copy. ; colonial Research Studies; Vol. 18; 148 pages View more info

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Scriptores Rei Rusticae Veteres Latini ex Recensione 5 Volumes

By: Gesner, Jo. Matth. (1691-1761)

Price: $320.00

Publisher: Venice, Bettinelli: 1783-1784

Seller ID: 8596


This is Gesner's edition of a collection of antique works on agriculture and natural history. Classical writers include Cato the Elder, Columella, Palladius, Varro, Quintus Gargilius Martialis, and Flavius Vegetius Renatus.. The works deal with all aspects of living in the countryside, from the practice of agriculture, livestock and beekeeping, to the cure of animals, to the production of products and preserves. This is a handsome octavo edition of the Scriptores, publi... View more info

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On a Pig's Back : Life on a Small Farm

By: Holgate, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London and Sydney, Pan Books: 1979

Seller ID: 004923


173 pp + ads. Glossy paper covers with an illustration of a recalcitrant pig and an irate farmer, some normal wear, price sticker scar across mid-spine, interior paper a bit browned and obviously read but clean and unmarked. Typical used but not abused book condition. John Holgate and family, suburbanites turned farmers, have not only survived their first year on the land, they even seem to be getting good at it. Their increasing confidence, however, is not aljust justi... View more info

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British Wool & Textile Indstry

By: Jenkins, D. T. and Ponting, K. G.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Scolar Press: 1987

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 5810


Xii + 389 pp. Index, glossary, bibliography, notes. Illustrated with tables. Glossy periwinkle blue dust jacket with white is clean and bright, just a hint of shelf wear. Interior clean and tight, paper a little creamy, otherwise nearly as new. Good copy. This is the 1987 reprint of the 1982 first, with a revised index. ; Pasold Studies in Textile History; Vol. 3; 8.50 X 5.50 X 1.30 inches; 389 pages View more info

The Lancashire Cotton Industry and Its Rivals International competition in cotton goods in the late nineteenth century: Britain versus India, China, and Japan

By: Kawakatsu, Heita

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Tokyo, International House of Japan: 2018

Seller ID: 9235


xxx, 327pp + 1 unnumbered page. Tables, references, index. Book has grey paper hardcover with white text on covers and spine, illustration on front cover. Dust jacket is cream with black text on covers and spine, illustration on front cover. Text is clear and unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 358 pages View more info

Lordship and Community: Battle Abbey and its Banlieu, 1066-1538

By: Searle, Eleanor

Price: $79.00

Publisher: Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies: 1974

Seller ID: 5729


479 pages + (1) contains footnotes, maps, tables, appendices and index, smooth mottled red covers with bright gold lettering on spine, minor wear to head and tail, pages clear and unmarked ; Studies and Texts; Vol. 26; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 479 pages View more info

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The Owl Pen

By: Wells, Kenneth McNeill

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Toronto & Vancouver, J. M. Dent & Sons (Canada): 1950

Seller ID: 5886


Xi + 289 pp + plates. Illustrated with gorgeous wood engravings, plus photo plates at the back. 1st edition, 5th printing. Green and white dust jacket is in poor-fair condition with an old price sticker scar on the front, half the spine missing, misc. Cracks, tears and curls. Book itself is clean and nice on the covers, interior owner book plate and a few pencil price marks on the endpapers, otherwise clean and nice. The author and his illustrator wife bought and renovat... View more info