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Agriculture and Farming

Agriculture and Farming

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1 Fish and Wildlife Service Research Reports 1-12, issued 1941-1947
Washington, D. C. U.S. Government Printing Office, 1951 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine No Dust Jacket Hard Cover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Boards lightly rubbed at the corners. Binding tight and square, text unmarked. Previous owners' names on front endpapers. Includes reports on Handling of Fresh Mackerel; Lime in Controlling Starfish; Effect of heat and moisture on the feeding value of pilchard meal; metabolism studies with algin and gelatin; white-necked raven in relation to agriculure; canning of fishery products, bio-game resources of the United States; study of the Alaska tundra with reference to reindeer and other grazing; care and diseases of trout. Illustrated with photographs, diagrams and maps (2 folding). Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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Instructions No. 2737A for Installing and Operating Fairbanks-Morse "Z" Engine Style "C" 3 H. P.
2 Instructions No. 2737A for Installing and Operating Fairbanks-Morse "Z" Engine Style "C" 3 H. P.
Radnor, OH Kings Books, Stapled wraps Very Good Stapled wraps 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Paperback, stapled paper covers; covers are a litle yellowed at their margins and have a couple of spots of foxing. Page block edges are yellowed. Binding is tight; pages are unmarked. Manual is stored in a protective clear plastic bag. Undated facsimile reprint of 1935 edition by Fairbanks, Morse & Co., of Chicago. 12 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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Timely Soil Topics, Bear, Firman E., Joseph F. Barker, Myron A. Bachtell, and Robert B. Dustman, Members of the Department of Agricultural Chemistry and Soils of The Ohio State University
3 Bear, Firman E., Joseph F. Barker, Myron A. Bachtell, and Robert B. Dustman, Members of the Department of Agricultural Chemistry and Soils of The Ohio State University Timely Soil Topics
Columbus, OH The Authors, 1919 Hardcover Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
108 pp. Tan cloth hardcover, in nice shape overall. Covers lightly shelfworn, with some spotting to the front board and foot, slight soil to text block and few scattered margins. Hinges a touch weak and faintly stained. Interior otherwise clean and unmarked, binding still secure. Black-and-white plates throughout. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Romance of the Reaper, Casson, Herbert N.
4 Casson, Herbert N. The Romance of the Reaper
New York Doubleday, Page & Company, 1908 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Hardcover 12mo 7" - 7 
Lovely paean to The American Farmer, and also incidentally a fine social history of the International Harvester Company. Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Published by Doubleday, Page & Company, New York, 1908. First Edition. xiv + 184 pp. Frontispiece photograph of two Siberian camels helping a Chicagoan mow wheat, protected by tissue guard. Illustrations from photographs throughout. Green cloth hardcover with white title and illustration on front board. Faded white title on spine. Previous owner's inscription, neatly rendered. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Cowphilosophy: the art of practical dairy practice, Keeney, Mark H.
5 Keeney, Mark H. Cowphilosophy: the art of practical dairy practice
Lacona, New York Holstein-Friesian World, 1940 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sturdy, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. No dust jacket. Barely perceptible staining on front and back of denim-colored cloth covers, with some dust soiling along top of book. Glossy pages are clean and bright, illustrated throughout with black-and-white photographs of various bovine examples. Page edges and endpapers lightly foxed. Printer stamp located neatly on second to last free endpage. 189 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Utilization of Hardwoods Growing on Southern Pine Sites, in Three Volumes: I. the Raw Material; II. Processing; III. Products and Perspective, Koch, Peter
6 Koch, Peter Utilization of Hardwoods Growing on Southern Pine Sites, in Three Volumes: I. the Raw Material; II. Processing; III. Products and Perspective
Washingon, DC U. S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, 1985 Hardcover Very Good- No Dust Jacket Hardcover Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall 
Three thick hardcover copies, navy blue leather-like cloth bindings with gilt lettering. Volumes are ex-library, with call numbers on spine labels (blacked out with marker); with ownership and WITHDRAWN stamps on title pages; and with bar code stickers and card holders on rear endpapers. Bindings are rubbed at their spine ends and cover corners, but are tight, square and unfaded. Page block edges are a little yellowed. Pages are unmarked except for the library markings. Many black-and-white and some color illustrations; many tables and graphs. Sold as a set only; price is for all three volumes. An important and exhaustive treatise on the commercial use of under-utilized hardwood trees. xi + 3710 pp. Oversize. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Western Live-Stock Management, Potter, Ermine, ed.
7 Potter, Ermine, ed. Western Live-Stock Management
New York The Macmillan Company, 1930 Hardcover Good Hardcover 12mo 7" - 7 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. 1930 publication of the original, true First Edition, published first in 1917. Blue cloth covers, with rubbed lettering, sharper and more distinct gilt lettering to spine. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. xiv + 462 pp. Several score lovely black-and-white illustrations and photographs. Some scattered foxing to page edges, a bit of dust-soiling thereto. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Report of the Commissioner of Patents for the Year 1860: Agriculture, Shugert, S. T.
8 Shugert, S. T. Report of the Commissioner of Patents for the Year 1860: Agriculture
Washington, D. C. Government Printing Office, 1861 Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Brown cloth hardcover with embossed covers and gold spine lettering. Professionally rebacked with reinforced hinges. Original cloth lightly rubbed at edges; text block, endpapers and scattered margins are foxed and age-toned. Occasional finger smudges and unevenly toned pages throughout; slight crease to upper corner of beginning few pages. Binding is sturdy; text is unmarked. Includes articles on viticulture and oenology, beekeeping, and the cultivation of tea. Black-and-white illustrations. 504 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Cooperative Marketing: the Golden Rule in Agriculture, Steen, Herman
9 Steen, Herman Cooperative Marketing: the Golden Rule in Agriculture
Garden City, NY Doubleday, Page & Company, 1923 First Edition Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Hardcover Small 8vo 7 
Hardcover copy, still sturdy, covers faintly smudged, especially at edges; spine ends, cover corners lightly rubbed. Page block edges yellowed and faintly smudged. 3" X 5" card with typed lending library rules attached to front paste-down, but no other library markings or attachments. Binding tight, square, unfaded; pages bright and unmarked. Stated First Edition. x + 366 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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10 U.S. Department of Agriculture Seventeenth Annual Report of the Bureau of Animal Industry
Washington, D.C. Government Printing Office, 1901 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good- No Dust Jacket Hard Cover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Still sturdy, attractive copy, brown cloth boards with gilt lettering at spine. Mild soiling of inside front endpapers, one hinge beginning to crack slightly, but otherwise a sound and sturdy copy. Text-block snug, stitching still intact, neither highlighting nor underlining anywhere. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Agricultural Almanac, Unknown
11 Unknown Agricultural Almanac
Lancaster, PA John Baer's Sons, Inc., 1921 Softcover Very Good- Softcover 8vo 
All volumes rubbed at extremities; slightly soiled; some leaf edges chipped, bent at corners; a few closed tears and gouges, especially to covers; 1923 issue lacking front cover; two volumes hole-punched near spine head and strung with twine hangers; a few spine ends frayed, else a very nice, clean collection of useful and entertaining advice. In wraps; our forty issue collection includes 1921 (96th vol.), 1923-1948, 1950-52, 1954, 1956-1960, 1962 (137th vol.); nice black-and-white illustrations accompany homey and agricultural advice, anecdotes, etc. Oversize. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Modern American Tanning: a practical treatise on the manufacture of leather, Well known tannery foremen, superintendents and chemists
12 Well known tannery foremen, superintendents and chemists Modern American Tanning: a practical treatise on the manufacture of leather
Chicago Jacobsen Publishing Company, 1902 First Edition Hardcover Fair Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
A perfectly serviceable reference copy; nothing fancy, but complete and sturdy. Some slight bubbling of brown cloth covers, moderate shelf- and edge-wear. Previous owner's inscription, neatly rendered inside front flap, being from E.D. Van Tassel, Jr., Stoneham Tanning Co., Stoneham, Mass. July 1910. First Edition. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography, and nine pages' worth of penned notes in the Miscellany section, else clean and with lots of black-and-white photographic plates. A collection of articles from "Hide and Leather," a periodical of the tanning industry. Includes ads, illustrations; 292 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Second Report on the Hymeniales of Connecticut, White, Edward Albert
13 White, Edward Albert Second Report on the Hymeniales of Connecticut
Hartford, Connecticut State of Connecticut, 1910 First Edition Softcover Very Good Softcover 12mo 7" - 7 
State Geological and Natural History Survey Bulletin No. 15. 70 pp. Lots of (28) black-and-white photographs and illustrations. Sturdy, still tightly bound softcover copy, moderate wear of covers, penned letter to spine, ink-stamp to front cover, else some age-toning to text-block, but with neither underlining nor highlighting. Perfectly readable, usable copy, housed in a plastic sleeve. Still sturdy copy after over a century. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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Ohio Farm Laws, with Business Forms and Business Letters, Williams, William K.
14 Williams, William K. Ohio Farm Laws, with Business Forms and Business Letters
Columbus, Ohio The Rural Publishing Company, 1909 Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good Hardcover 8vo 
Red cloth bindings, bumped and rubbed at extremities; boards & backstrip a bit spotted and scuffed; front hinge only just starting to loosen at bottom corner, but still firm; small chip to fore-edge front endpaper; leaf edges, endpapers foxed, else a good, clean copy. Includes good advertisements and illustrations, and including one fold-out. From contemporary Columbus and Bellfountain, Ohio agriculture-related businesses. 308 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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