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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

Condition: Fair


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

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


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 producers in Bahia. Entirely in Portuguese. ; 58 pages View more info

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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

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


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. College in northern England in 1887, the school was founded on the radical idea of training the sons of tenant farmers and la... View more info

Das Bauernhaus in Niederosterreich und Sein Ursprung

By: Dachler, A.

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Vienna (Wien), L. W. Seidel & Sohn: 1897

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10015

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


KB19 55 pp, 3 tafeln une einer Karte. In German. Original maroon cloth spine and corners with marbled paper boards. Faded and a bit rubbed. Interior has the stamp of author and professor Hans Slanor (1890-1955). One of the folding plates is ripped at the gutter, the large folding map is worn at the edges and a bit fragile but still all present. A scarce first edition copy of this look at farmhouses in lower Austria. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 55 pages 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

Condition: Good


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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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

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


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, published in 5 volumes. The first volume has a magnificent frontis plate. Each volume has a title page with a beautiful rustic t... 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

ISBN: 0330257811

Condition: Good


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 justified, as they tackle muck-spreading, cow-chasing, haymaking and harvest, all to the amusement of the locals at the local pub.... 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

ISBN: 4924971448

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


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

Managing Forests As Complex Adaptive Systems Building Resilience to the Challenge of Global Change

By: Messier, Christian & Klaus J. Puettmann & K. David Coates

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, New York, Routledge: 2013

Seller ID: 10198

ISBN: 0415519772

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Xiv, 353 pp. Index. Illustrated with many figs. Each individual essay has its own references. Hard paper covers in black and white with image of green forest. Covers are fresh and clean, interior tight and clean. Virtually as new. ; The Earthscan Forest Library; 9.2 X 6.1 X 1.0 inches; 368 pages View more info

Market Towns and Spatial Development in India

By: National Council of Applied Economic Research

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New Dehli, National Council of Applied Economic Research: 1965

Seller ID: 9389

Condition: Good in Poor dust jacket


xi, 162pp + 1 unnumbered page. Book has brown cloth hardcover with black text on spine. Dust jacket is cream with black text on spine and covers, design on front cover. Dust jacket is significantly worn with large tears and sticker on spine. Yellowing on fore-edge textblock. Text is clear and unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 174 pages View more info

Multiaged Silviculture Managing for Complex Forest Stand Structures

By: Ohara, Kevin

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2014

Seller ID: 10197

ISBN: 0198703074

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Xi, 213 pp. List of species, references, index. Illustrated with charts and figs. Glossy pictorial paper covers with a green forest. Covers are nice, interior clean and fresh, virtually as new. Good copy. ; 9.6 X 7.4 X 0.6 inches; 232 pages View more info

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

By: Searle, Eleanor

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies: 1974

Seller ID: 5729

ISBN: 0888440189

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


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