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1 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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2 WELDING ON THE FARM
Ft. Collins, Colo. Forney Mfg. Co. Soft Cover Very Good+ Farming Size: Approx. 5 " x 8 1/4" Drawings, Photographs 
101 Ideas for use of the Farm Welder. Complete with instructions and over 100 illustrations: Building Farm Equipment, Building Farm Machinery, Building Household and Playground Equipment, Repair and Maintenance, Hard Surfacing, Metal Cutting, Pipe Thawing, etc. 72 pp. No date. Probably the 1930s as in 1932 the Forney Manufacturing Company was formed. Illustrated covers are Very Good +. Interior is tight, clean and Very Good+. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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3 Amadon, R.S. THE OX STOMACH. Some Facts which Cattle Owners Should Know
Fargo, North Dakota North Dakota Agricultural College 1926 Wraps Very Good+ Farm Animals Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 8 3/4" Figures(drawings), Photographs 
1926. Bulletin 196. North Dakota Agricultural College. 16 pp. Very light wear to paper covers. Interior tight and clean. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4 Bexell, J. A. And F. G. Nichols PRINCIPLES OF BOOKKEEPING AND FARM ACCOUNTS
New York American Book Company 1913 Hard Cover Good Accounting Size: Approx. 6 1/4" x 8 3/4" E. C. Mills 
Script illustrations by E. C. Mills. "Farm accounts must be simple, easily kept, and readily understoof to make them effective and practical." 180 pages with index. Brown cloth covers. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed, edges rubbed, stains and water spots to cover faces and spine, hole at top of spine exposing interior, spine ends are bent. Cocked spine. Letter 'P' is carved into the front inside cover. Interior pages are browning and heavily foxed, text is legible. Book is Good. 
Price: 8.50 USD
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5 Borell, Adrey E. and Paul M. Scheffer TROUT IN FARM AND RANCH PONDS
Washington, D.C. Government Printing Office 1961 Paper Cover Very Good Trout Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 1/4" Map, Figures 
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Farmers' Bulletin No. 2154. Issued January 1961. "Trout are now being grown in more and more farm and ranch ponds in the cooler parts of the United States. Trout from these ponds are fast growning and, surprisingly enough, are firm and equal in flavor to the best trout from streams and mountain lakes. This bulletin tells how to plan and manage farm and ranch ponds to grow trout for foor and recreation and lists some essentials for commercial production." 17 pp. Pamphlet with paper covers. Corners are bent, edges with some creasing, covers edges are slightly darkened. Interior pages are clean, no marks. Pamphlet in VG condition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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6 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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7 Davenport, C. B. INHERITANCE IN POULTRY
Washington Carnegie Institution 1906 Soft Covers Good+ Farm Animals Size: Approx. 7 " x 10 " Plates 
Publications of the Carnegie Institution of Washington, No. 52. Papers of the Station for Experimental Evolution, No. 7. 137 pp. 17 b/w plates. Ex. library with identification numbers on bottom spine, front cover, and back title page, and library stamp on front free endpaper. Covers are browning and chipped along edges and corners, front cover is starting to separate from spine, marks to cover faces, creasing to spine. Interior is tight. Pamphlet in Good+ condition. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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8 Finck, Henry T. GARDENING WITH BRAINS: FIFTY YEARS' EXPERIENCES OF A HORTICULTURAL EPICURE
Harper and Brothers 1922 Hard Cover Good No Jacket Gardening Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" 
270 pages with index. Missing DJ. Green paper boards with black cloth spine, faded title lettering on spine. Cover corners and edges are bumped and rubbed to boards, cover faces are scuffed with lines and some smudges. Spine is faded, spine ends are bent and starting to fray. Page edges have foxing spots and are browning. Gift inscription on front free endpaper. Front hinge broken. Light foxing throughout interior. Book in Good condition. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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9 Hayes, Rutherford B. MESSAGE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, COMMUNICATING, IN ANSWER TO A SENATE RESOLUTION OF JUNE 17, 1878, INFORMATION ON THE SUBJECT OF SHEEP-HUSBANDRY
Washington Government Printing Office 1879 Paperbound Very Good Farm Animals Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" Plates 
45th Congress, 3d Session, Senate, Ex. Doc. No. 25. January 14, 1879 -- Read, referred to the Committee on Agriculture, and ordered to be printed. Also included is Sheep Husbandry in the South, Prepared at the Request of Hon. Alexander H. Stephens, of Georgia, and Others, by John L. Hayes, Secretary of the National Association of Wool Manufacturers, Reprinted from the Bulletin of the National Association of Wool Manufacturers. 130 pp. Three b/w plates of breeds of sheep. Disbound government document. Residue from book remains on spine edge. Creasing along spine. Darker stain to front page near top, but text is still easily legible. Light browning along page edges, otherwise tight and clean. Document in VG condition. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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10 Hollenberg, A. H. And E. J. Johnson. INSTRUCTION IN FARM MECHANICS
U.S.Department of Health, Education & Welfare 1964 Revised Softcover Good Farming Figures (drawings), Photographs 
Suggestions for Developing Training Programs in Farm Mechanics in Vocational Agriculture. 0E-81009. 128 pp. mildly soiled covers. Mildly rubbed at top border. paper address label on back cover. Exterior is Good. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11 House of Representatives MEMORIAL OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND FARMERS OF PENNSYLVANIA, PRAYING A MODIFICATION OF THE TARIFF 1824
Gales & Seaton 1824 Wraps Good Pennsylvania Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 9" 
18th Congress. 1st Session. Addressed to the Senate, House of Representatives, and Farmers of Pennsylvania..."That your memorialists, wholly cultivators of the soil...are firmly persuaded that the solid interests of the nation require, that an efficient protection be afforded to the manufacturing portion of our fellow-citizens, who have been greatly depressed ever since the return of peace. The depression of manufactures has had the effect to injure agriculture...From the close of the late war, it has driven thousands of manufactures and artisans, natives as well as emigrants, to agriculture; thus depriving the farmers of a considerable portion of the domestic market for the necessaries of life..." 6 pp. includes a list of 39 names. Mildly foxed but very legible. 2 1/2" tear at spine. Overall covers are Good. Text is separate from cover. Slight foxing. Text not affected. One table showing the amount and value of the flour exported from the United States. Text is Very Good. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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12 Johnson, Paul C. John Turnipseed's Four Seasons Almanac
Des Moines, IA Wallace-Homestead Co. 1973 Paper Back Good+ Almanac Signed by Author
2"x1/2" cut off piece from top edge of title p. yellow glue (?)residue along hinge on title p. Otherwise in Very Good- condition. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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13 Johnson, Robert S. And M. F. Stapleton FISH PONDS ON FARMS
Washington U.S. Government Printing Office 1915 Wraps Good+ Ichthyology Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" Figures and Plates 
Bureau of Fisheries Document No. 826. Appendix II to the Report of the U.S. Commissioner of Fisheries for 1915. 28 pp. 19 black & white plates/full page photographs, fish illustrations, drawings. 4 figures. ex-mus. stamp on title p.and numbers 64207. Paper spine tear 1/2" at base. Missing piece, 2/16" x 1/16" base of paper spine. otherwise exterior is in Very Good condition. pp.11-18 loose, otherwise interior is clean and Very Good +. Bruns 36 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14 Lord, Russell (ed.) VOICES FROM THE FIELDS: A BOOK OF COUNTRY SONGS BY FARMING PEOPLE
Boston Houghton Mifflin Company 1937 Cloth Very Good- Poetry Size: Approx. 5 1/4" x 8 1/4" 
"...a book of poems sent in during the past ten years by readers of one of America's oldest farm papers. The paper is 'The Country Home Magazine,' established at Springfield, Ohio, as 'Farm & Fireside' on October 7, 1877." Introduction by Carl Van Doren. 166 pp. Black cloth covers with red buckram cloth title box on front with gilt lettering. No DJ. Cover corners are bumped, edges rubbed, scuffing to cover faces, spine ends are bent and fraying. Staining along inside cover edges. Interior is tight and clean. Book in VG- condition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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15 Lowden, Frank O. THE HOLSTEIN-FRIESIAN COW
Chicago The Holstein-Friesian Association of America 1926 Paper Cover Very Good- Farm Animals Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 1/4" Photographs 
"The development of the Holstein cow in America has been truly remarkable and is in itself a final proof of the fecundity and hardiness of the breed." 21 pp. Pamphlet with wear to corners and edges, dirt marks on both front and back cover faces. Interior clean, some minor smudging. Charming images and photographs of America's favorite cow. Pamphlet in VG- condition. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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16 Rowalt, E. M. SOIL DEFENSE OF RANGE AND FARM LANDS IN THE SOUTHWEST
Washington U.S. Government Printing Office 1939 Paper Cover Very Good U.S. Government Document Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 8 3/4" Figures 
Miscellaneous Publication 338. United States Department of Agriculture. "The Southwest, as considered in this publication, is a geographical region including all of Arizona and New Mexico. Some discussion of erosion conditions and corrective practives in use in Utah and western Colorado are also included. The whole area is a region of range lands and irrigated farming lands designated, for administrative purposes, Region 8 of the Soil Conservation Service." 51 pp. Covers with map depicting "A Typical Watershed of the Southwestern United States." Light wear to corners and edges, spine is worn with some small tears. Interior tight and clean. Pamphlet in VG condition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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17 Schultz, Theodore W. FARM PRICES FOR FOOD PRODUCTION: WARTIME FARM AND FOOD POLICY, PAMPHLET NO. 2
Ames, Iowa The Iowa State College Press 1943 Paper Cover Very Good World War II Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 8 3/4" 
"This series of pamphlets, prepared by members of the Department of Economics and Sociology at Iowa State College, deals with the what, why, and how of agricultural policy and food management." 43 pp. Cream paper wraps with rubbing along edges, some dirt marks on both cover faces. Corners are slightly creased. Interior clean. Pamphlet in VG condition. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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18 Shultz, Earl N. and Floyd Johnston FEEDING DAIRY COWS FOR PROFIT
Ames, Iowa Iowa State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts 1933 Paper Cover Very Good- Farm Animals Size: Approx. 4 1/2" x 7 3/4" Figures(drawings), Tables, Photographs 
June 1933. Bulletin no. 177 (revised). Iowa State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts. 32 pp. Paper wraps clean, interior tight. Pencil notes written on back inside cover. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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19 Smithsonian Institution TENTH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION, 1856.
Washington Cornelius Wendell, Printer 1856 Cloth Good- No Jacket Smithsonian Institute 8vo Tables, Figures 
House of Representatives, 34th Congress, 1st session, Mis. Doc. No. 113. Showing the Operations, Expenditures, and Condition of the Smithsonian Institution, up to January 1, 1856 and the proceedings of the Board up to March 22, 1856. Lists Meterological Observers by state & county and Lectures delivered at the Institution: Marine Algae, Natural History as applied to Farming & Gardening and Meteoric Stones. Tables of Meteorological Observations during the years 1853-1855. 438 pp. Index. Embossed boards dull with edges worn & bumped. Spine faded and edges frayed, missing sm. piece at foot and back hinge.ex-lib. Foxing on endpapers. 
Price: 27.50 USD
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20 Smythe, William E. CITY HOMES ON COUNTRY LANES
New York The Macmillan Company 1921 Cloth Very Good- Gardening Size: Approx. 5 1/4" x 7 3/4" Photographs 
Philosophy and Practice of the Home-in-a-Garden. 270 pages with index. Green cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed, edges rubbed, scuffing marks/circles on front cover. Spine ends are bent, fraying with some small tears. Top page edge darkened, spots on other edges. Spine broken in several places within interior, otherwise clean. Book in VG- condition. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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