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1 Agricultural Chemicals: What They Are / How They Are Used
Manufacturing Chemists" Association. 1963 Wraps Very Good- Agriculture Size: Approx. 6 " x 8 1/2" Drawings 
Contents include: Nature and Man; Tools for Survival; Chemicals in Agriculture; Chemicals in Public Health; Chemicals and Wildlife; Effectiveness and Safety; and Questions and Answers. Appendices. Index. 64 pp. illustrated. Slight fading? foxing? along side edge. Rubbing? silverfish? along spine & joints and slightly along edges. Otherwise exterior is VG. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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2 CLOUD CUES TO HELP MAKE WEATHER WORK FOR YOU
New Holland, PA Sperry Rand Corporation 1957 Wraps Very Good + Weather Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" Photographs, Drawings 
A New Holland Grassland Handbook with information about the different clouds, weather predictions and when to continue farming. Form No. 1226 Weather 857D. 15 pp. Slight bending to bottom corner. Interior is tight, clean and in Very Good +. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3 SCIENCE, August 12, 1887
New York The Science Company 1887 Paper Cover Good Science Size: Approx. 9" X 12" Engravings 
Some Articles: What American Zoologists have done for Evolution, by E.W. Morse. Laid in page with portrait engraving of Morse; Economy in Management of Soil, by H. E. Alvord; Prehistoric Chronology of America by D.G. Brinton; The Sonora Earthquake with illustration and Chemical Laboratory of the University of Nebraska with 5 illustrations. Front wrap detached but intact. ex-mus mailing label and numbers on front. Slightly soiled. Overall exterior is Good to Good+. interior is clean, and tight and VG+. Engraving of Morse, top border watermarked. Not on portrait. From SCIENCE, Aug. 20, 1886. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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4 SCIENCE, August 31, 1883. No. 30.
Cambridge The Science Company 1883 Wraps Good Science Size: Approx. 7 1/2" x 10 1/4" Etchings, Tables, Graph 
Articles: Notes on the Geology of the Troad, by J.S. Diller; Occurrence of Mound-Builders Pipes in New Jersey, by Charles C. Abbott with an illustration; The Igloo of the Innuit. -III. with 9 illustrations; Minnesota Weather; Transactions of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers; Geology of Philadelphia by Henry Carvill Lewis; The Iroquois Book of Rites; The Evidence for evolution in the history of the extinct Mammalia with a table; A classification of the natural sciences by T. Sterry Hunt with a table; Orbit of the great comet of 1882 by Edgar Frisbie; The tornado at Racine, May 18, 1883 ; A Method for the calibration of a galvanometer with an illustration; The utilization of the sun's rays for warming and ventilating apartments by E. S. Morse; New form of selenium cell, with some remarkable electrical discoveries made by its use; 3 articles by B. F. Thomas: A Method of determining the centre of gravity of a mass with an illustration; Two forms of apparatus for Boyle's law with 2 illustrations; and A new heliostat with an illustration; The static telephone by Prof. A. E. Dolbear; Report of the committee on indexing the literature of chemical elements; The kinetic theory of the specific heat of solids and A kinetic theory of melting boiling by H. T. Eddy; On y-dichlordibrompropionic and y-dichlorbromacrylic acids by C.F. Mabery; The sub-aqueous dissociation of certain salts with a graph; Suggestions for computing the speed of chemical reactions; Twelve months of lysimeter record at the New York agricultural experiment station by E.L. Sturtevant; The composition of American wheat and corn with a table; The sotol, A Mexican forage plant; American butters and their adulterations by H. W. Wiley; A Comparison of terr-cotta lumber with other materials; Improvements in shaping-machines; Regularity of flow in double-cylinder rotary pumps; The early History of the North American Continent; and The Remington Type-Writer by Richard A. Proctor with an illustration. pp. 255-298. Covers are advertisements for Photo-Engraving, Park Place, N.Y. and Electrical Test Instruments.. Additional page front and back with advertisements, before articles. ex.-mus. stamp and numbers on front cover. Some small chips on side and bottom edges.Spine split up 6" but covers still intact. overall exterior is Good.. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. Around borders some age-toning, not on text. 
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5 Aaker, Jerry (edited by) Livestock for a Small Earth: The Role of Animals in a Just and Sustainable World
Santa Ana, California, U.S.A. Seven Locks Press 1994 0929765281 / 9780929765280 Softcover Very Good+ Farm Animals Size: Approx. 8 1/2 " x 11" Drawings 
"...a guide for creating and maintaining successful development projects in rural areas of the world, based on animal agriculture, careful attention to existing ecosystems, and the unique concept of 'passing on the gift.'" Publication of Heifer Project International. 111 pp. Oversize paperback with rubbed corners and edges, crease to bottom front cover. Interior clean, tight. Book in VG+ condition. 
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6 Bailey, L. H. THE PRUNING-MANUAL
New York The Macmillan Company 1919 Eighteenth Revised Edition Hard Cover Good Gardening Size: Approx. 5 1/4" x 7 3/4" Drawings 
Being the eighteenth edition, revised and reset, of the pruning-book, which was first published in 1898. 407 pp. with index. Green decorative covers show signs of wear with rubbing to edges, bumped corners, and tears to top and bottom edges of spine. Front and back hinges are broken. Interior is browning from age. Previous owner's stamps on several front pages. Book in Good condition. 
Price: 11.50 USD
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7 Bates, Carlos G. WINDBREAKS: THEIR INFLUENCE AND VALUE
Washington Government Printing Office 1911 Paper Cover Very Good Forestry Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 1/4" Plates, Diagrams 
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service -- Bulletin 86. Issued September 30, 1911. 100 pp. 20 plates and 35 diagrams. Ex. library with stamp and identification numbers on front cover and library stamp on title page. Spine edge is browning and is creased. Small tears to top edge of back cover, and small red dot on bottom of front cover. Rest of pamphlet is clean, tight and in VG condition. 
Price: 32.50 USD
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8 Botkin, C. W.; and L. B. Shires THE EFFECT OF IRRIGATION AND CROPPING ON DESERT SOILS
State College, New Mexico New Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts 1939 Wraps Very Good Agriculture Size: Approx. 6 1/4" x 9 1/4" Figures and Tables 
Bulletin 263 (Technical), May 1939. Agricultural Experiment Station of the New Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts, State College, NM. 39 pp. Paper wraps have slightly bent corners, chipping to page edges, and rubbing to spine edge. Browning along paper edges. Interior is tight and clean. Pamphlet in VG condition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9 Brownlee, O. H. PUTTING DAIRYING ON A WAR FOOTING (REVISED EDITION): WARTIME FARM AND FOOD POLICY, PAMPHLET NO. 5
Ames, Iowa The Collegiate Press, Inc. 1944 Paper Cover Very Good World War II Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 8 3/4" 
"This study is a review of prospective supplies and demands for dairy products in 1944 together with an appraisal of some of the national policies which could be followed in meeting the problems growing out of the dairy situation." 64 pp. Cream paper wraps. Browning along cover edges, some dirt smudges on front cover and along spine. Interior clean. Pamphlet in VG condition. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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10 Chesnut, V. K. THIRTY POISONOUS PLANTS OF THE UNITED STATES
Washington Government Printing Office 1898 Paper Covers Good Agriculture Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" Figures 
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Farmers' Bulletin No. 86. "The Division of Botany has for the last three years been collecting general and specific information concerning poisonous plants, both from general works and special articles and by experimental investigation." 32 pp. Staple-bound paper pamphlet. Missing covers. Wear to cover edges and corners, pages dirty and soiled, initials written in pencil on top of front page. Interior pages are clean. Pamphlet in Good to Good+ condition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11 Cheyney, E. G., and J. P. Wentling THE FARM WOODLOT: A HANDBOOK OF FORESTRY FOR THE FARMER AND THE STUDENT IN AGRICULTURE
New York The Macmillan Company 1914 Hard Cover Good+ Education Size: Approx. 5 1/4" x 7 3/4" Figures 
"It is the purpose of this book to aid the farmer in the establishment, care, and utilization of such small patches or plantations of timber as may be maintained in connection with the farm." 343 pages with index. Green decorative covers with images of corn, hay, and farm equipment on front cover, and gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed, edges and joints rubbed (some areas of exposed boards), spine tips are bent and fraying. Cocked spine. Previous owner's name written on front free endpaper. Interior is tight and clean. Book in Good+ condition. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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12 Collins, G. N. THE MANGO IN PORTO RICO
Washington Government Printing Office 1903 Paper Cover Very Good- Puerto Rico Size: Approx. 7 " x 10 " Plates 
U.S. Department of Agriculture. Bureau of Plant Industry -- Bulletin No. 28. Issued January 17, 1903. 36 pp. Fifteen b/w plates. Brown paper wraps. Ex. museum stamp and identification numbers on front cover. Paper wraps are lightly browning along edges, some chipping. Spine ends are torn and exposed. Front cover pulling away from rest of document. Interior clean. 
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13 Collins, G. N. THE VALUE OF FIRST-GENERATION HYBRIDS IN CORN
Washington Government Printing Office 1910 Paper Cover Very Good Agriculture Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
U.S. Department of Agriculture. Bureau of Plant Industry -- Bulletin No. 191. Issued October 22, 1910. "This report shows how the vigor and fertility of hybrids may be utilized to increase the yield of the corn crop, in addition to other factors of adaptation and breeding." 45 pp. Brown paper wraps. Ex. museum stamp and identification numbers on front cover, stamp on front free endpaper. Darkening along cover edges, lower corner is creased and creasing/bending run through most of first pages. Interior is tight and clean. Pamphlet in VG condition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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14 Cook, O. F. THE CULTURE OF THE CENTRAL AMERICAN RUBBER TREE
Washington Government Printing Office 1903 Wraps Very Good- U.S. Government Document Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 1/4" Figures, Plates 
Botanical Investigations and Experiments. Issued October 1, 1903. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Plant Industry -- Bulletin No. 49. 86 pp. 18 b/w plates. Brown paper covers with browning along edges, some chipping to edges and wear to corners, spine is creased and torn, spine ends rubbed. Ex. museum with stamp and identification numbers on front cover. Interior clean, a few foxing spots. Document in VG- condition. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15 Crompton, Edward A STUDY OF TWO GRANITE SOILS DEVELOPED UNDER TROPICAL AND TEMPERATE WEATHERING CONDITIONS
England Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society 1939 Wraps Very Good Agriculture Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8 3/4" Tables 
From Volume 83 of "Memoirs & Proceedings of the Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society, Session 1938-39. " The investigation reported here is an attempt to compare by means of mechanical, chemical and mineralogical analysis the effect of different weathering conditions on the development of two soil profiles formed from similar parent material. Both soils have developed from granite, in Malacca and in Cumberland respectively." pp.117-127. most pages uncut. Pale blue covers are Very Good. Interior is tight, clean and Fine. 5 tables. 
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16 Davison, Verne E. FARM FISHPONDS FOR FOOD AND GOOD USE
Washington Government Printing Office 1947 Paper Covers Good+ Fresh Water Fish Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" Photographs 
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Farmers' Bulletin 1983. "This bulletin tells how to have good ponds. It explains how to manage such ponds to assure rapid production of an ample supply of fish. It points out the importance of selecting suitable sites, building good dams and spillways, and protecting ponds from flood and erosion. It tells how to stock the pond with fish. These things insure a lasting pond that may be fished many times a year." 29 pp. White paper covers with image of fish on front. Cover edges are faded and worn, corners bumped, soiling to back cover. Minor chipping to long page edge that runs throughout document. Interior pages clean. Document in Good to Good+ condition. 
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17 Dox, Arthur Wayland THE INTRACELLULAR ENZYMS OF PENICILLUM AND ASPERGILLUS, WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THOSE OF PENICILLIUM CAMEMBERTI
Washington Government Printing Office 1910 Paper Cover Very Good- U.S. Government Document Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9 1/4" Figures 
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Animal Industry. -- Bulletin 120. "The experiments recorded in this paper have grown out of the work in connection with European varieties of soft cheese, which has been in progress for several years at Storrs, Conn., in cooperation between the Storrs Experiment Sation and this Bureau." 70 pp. Brown paper covers. Paper covers have chipping along edges, particularly to back cover, back cover top and bottom corner is torn and missing, edges are darkened, spine ends are torn. Ex. museum stamp and identification numbers on front cover, stamp on title page. Interior pages are clean. Pamphlet in VG- condition. 
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18 Duggar, B. M. PLANT PHYSIOLOGY, With Special Reference to Plant Production.
Macmillan Company 1916 Hard Cover Good Agriculture Size: Approx. 5 " x 7 1/2" Photograpsh, Text Drawings (figures) 
Rural Text-Book Series. Rubbing to spine ends/joints, front/back edges and corners. Overall Good. Owner's name on front endp. Open at front hinge from base up 1"and totally broken from blank p. before title p. to Contents xiii ( as if chewed?) After that text is tight, clean and in VG condition. Back hinge solid. 
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19 Edgerton, D. Priscilla THE FOREST: A HANDBOOK FOR TEACHERS
Washington Government Printing Office 1927 Paper Covers Very Good- Education Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" Figures, Photographs 
United States Department of Agriculture, Miscellaneous Circular No. 98, April 1927. 71 pp. Olive green paper covers with black lettering on front. Cover corners and edges slightly rubbed, top corner is bumped and creased throughout document, minor soiling and dirt smudges to cover faces, spine ends bumped. Interior pages clean, no marks. Document in VG- condition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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20 Eschmeyer, R. W. LAND, WATER AND FISHING
Washington, D.C. Sport Fishing Institute 1955 Paper Covers Good+ Fishing Size: Approx. 8 1/2 " x 11" Oscar Warbach 
These articles on land and water use and fishing are reprinted from the Sport Fishing Institute Bulletin. Drawings by Oscar Warbach. 15 pp. Green stiff paper covers with images of fish on both sides. Light wear to cover edges, corners are creased, particularly top left corners. Ex. museum stamp and identification numbers on top of front cover. Interior pages are clean, some minor creasing on pages from handling. Overall document in Good+ condition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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