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SCIENCE, August 12, 1887

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, The Science Company: 1887

Seller ID: 003147


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+. interi... View more info

SCIENCE, August 31, 1883. No. 30.

By: N/A

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Cambridge, The Science Company: 1883

Seller ID: 003361


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... View more info

Agricultural Chemicals: What They Are / How They Are Used

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Manufacturing Chemists" Association.: 1963

Seller ID: 003374


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+. View more info

CLOUD CUES TO HELP MAKE WEATHER WORK FOR YOU

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New Holland, PA, Sperry Rand Corporation: 1957

Seller ID: 005318


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 +. View more info

Livestock for a Small Earth: The Role of Animals in a Just and Sustainable World

By: Aaker, Jerry (edited by)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Santa Ana, California, U.S.A., Seven Locks Press: 1994

Seller ID: 003546


"...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. View more info

THE PRUNING-MANUAL

By: Bailey, L. H.

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1919

Edition: Eighteenth Revised Edition

Seller ID: 005333


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. View more info

WINDBREAKS: THEIR INFLUENCE AND VALUE

By: Bates, Carlos G.

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1911

Seller ID: 005977


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. View more info

THE EFFECT OF IRRIGATION AND CROPPING ON DESERT SOILS

By: Botkin, C. W.; and L. B. Shires

Price: $35.00

Publisher: State College, New Mexico, New Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts: 1939

Seller ID: 005721


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. View more info

PUTTING DAIRYING ON A WAR FOOTING (REVISED EDITION): WARTIME FARM AND FOOD POLICY, PAMPHLET NO. 5

By: Brownlee, O. H.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ames, Iowa, The Collegiate Press, Inc.: 1944

Seller ID: 006403


"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. View more info

THIRTY POISONOUS PLANTS OF THE UNITED STATES

By: Chesnut, V. K.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1898

Seller ID: 007287


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 G... View more info

THE FARM WOODLOT: A HANDBOOK OF FORESTRY FOR THE FARMER AND THE STUDENT IN AGRICULTURE

By: Cheyney, E. G., and J. P. Wentling

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1914

Seller ID: 006017


"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 sp... View more info

THE VALUE OF FIRST-GENERATION HYBRIDS IN CORN

By: Collins, G. N.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1910

Seller ID: 006400


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 ru... View more info

THE MANGO IN PORTO RICO

By: Collins, G. N.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1903

Seller ID: 006401


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. View more info

THE CULTURE OF THE CENTRAL AMERICAN RUBBER TREE

By: Cook, O. F.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1903

Seller ID: 006811


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. View more info

A STUDY OF TWO GRANITE SOILS DEVELOPED UNDER TROPICAL AND TEMPERATE WEATHERING CONDITIONS

By: Crompton, Edward

Price: $45.00

Publisher: England, Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society: 1939

Seller ID: 002993


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 un... View more info

FARM FISHPONDS FOR FOOD AND GOOD USE

By: Davison, Verne E.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1947

Seller ID: 007293


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 c... View more info

THE INTRACELLULAR ENZYMS OF PENICILLUM AND ASPERGILLUS, WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THOSE OF PENICILLIUM CAMEMBERTI

By: Dox, Arthur Wayland

Price: $24.50

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1910

Seller ID: 006884


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 a... View more info

PLANT PHYSIOLOGY, With Special Reference to Plant Production.

By: Duggar, B. M.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Macmillan Company: 1916

Seller ID: 002683


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. View more info

THE FOREST: A HANDBOOK FOR TEACHERS

By: Edgerton, D. Priscilla

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1927

Seller ID: 007329


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. View more info

LAND, WATER AND FISHING

By: Eschmeyer, R. W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Sport Fishing Institute: 1955

Seller ID: 007295


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. View more info