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The Genesee Farmer, 1851. Vol. XII. No. 1. - 12.

By: N/A

Price: $95.00

Publisher: The Genesee Farmer: 1851

Seller ID: 2205712

Condition: Good


Front and end matter, fore-edge margin, and a few text pages foxed. 1851 Soft Cover. [9]-292, [2] pp. Shoestring-bound sammelband of twelve issues of The Genesee Farmer, reinforced with wood. An important mid-19th century agricultural periodical published in Rochester, New York. Collected articles on farming, livestock, and other rural concerns, with engraved illustrations throughout. View more info

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Farmer's & Housekeeper's Cyclopaedia, 1888: A Complete Reference Library

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Crossing PRess: 1978

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2275497

Condition: Good


1978 reissue of 1888 original. Spine lightly creased, wrappers lightly rubbed. x, 644 pp. 1978 reissue of 1888 original. Farmer's & Housekeeper's Cyclopaedia. A Complete Ready Reference Library for Farmers, Gardeners, Fruit Growers, Stockmen and Housekeepers, Containing a Large Fund of Useful Information, Facts, Hints and Suggestions, in the Various Departments of Agriculture, Horticulture, Live Stock Raising, Poultry Keeping, Bee Keeping, Dairy Farming, Fertilizers, Rural Architecture, Farm Implements, Household Management, Domestic Affairs, Cookery, Ladies' Fancy Work, Floriculture, Medical ... View more info

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American Agriculturist, for the Farm, Garden and Household, January, 1877, Vol. XXXVI, Number I [Volume 36, No. 1]

By: N/A

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Orange Judd Company: 1877

Seller ID: 2278802

Condition: Very Good


Board edges rubbed, general wear. 1877 Large Hardcover. 488 pp. American Agriculturist, for the Farm, Garden and Household, January, 1877, Vol. XXXVI, Number I. View more info

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How to Feed and Manage Poultry for More Eggs and Meat

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sears, Roebuck and Co.:

Seller ID: 2296941

Condition: Very Good


Some pages dog-eared, general light wear. 31 pp. Topics include: Low Cost Production of Eggs and Meat; Starting Chicks; Feeding Baby Chicks; Chick Management Schedule; Growing Pullets; Feeding Pullets on Range; The Laying Flock; Feeding the Laying Flock; Culling Guide; Handling Eggs for Market; Producing Poultry Meat; Some Common Troubles of Poultry. View more info

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Farm (My Little Carry Books)

By: N/A

Price: $3.00  $2.40

Publisher: DK: 2012

Seller ID: 2300004

ISBN: 0756690005

Condition: Very Good


Edges lightly rubbed. 2012 Board Book. Fun first books to pick up and carry around, for toddlers on the go! Featuring easy-grip, die-cut handles, these all-new board books are just the right size for toddlers' hands. Innovative carry handle promotes book-handling skills and manual dexterity; Informative rhyming text builds language and encourages reading readiness; Educational subjects enhance early learning. View more info

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Western New York Ledger and Scrapbook, Circa 1918 [NY]

By: N/A

Price: $125.00

Publisher: 1918

Seller ID: 2300434

Condition: Very Good


No publisher date (circa 1918). Boards lightly soiled, ghosting to some pages. Western New York ledger and scrapbook. Includes tabbed double entry ledger, used as a diary and includes entries from March 30th, 1918 through December 31st, 1918. Entries note chores and tasks complete around the house and farm, as well as other day to day activities and weather. Also includes family records, newspaper clippings and agricultural articles. Some pages blank. View more info

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A Treatise on the Manufacture, Imitation, Adulteration, and Reduction of Foreign Wines, Brandies, Gins, Rums, Etc. Etc., including 'Old Rye' Whiskey, 'Old Rye Monongahela,' 'Wheat,' and 'Bourbon' Whiskeys, Fancy Brandies, Cordials, and Domestic Liquors. Based upon the 'French System.'

By: A Practical Chemist, and Experienced Liquor Dealer.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Published for the Author: 1860

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266630

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Rebound in navy blue buckram, with gilt titles and rules on spine. Original green endpapers retained, and somewhat faded along edges. 1860 Hard Cover. xii, 208, [8] pp. An pre-American Civil War guide to the commercial production of wine and spirits, with scientific explanations related to the fermentation and distillation processes, and recipes for a variety of styles of wine, whiskey, brandy, gin, etc. View more info

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The Principles of Fruit-Growing (The Rural Science Series)

By: Bailey, L.H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Company: 1915

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2302836

Condition: Very Good


1916 3rd printing of 1915 revised edition. Top edge lightly foxed, corners lightly rubbed, ink name on front flyleaf. 432 pp. A vintage guide to the growing and caring of fruit plants, with tons of necessary information and practices. Covers everything from choosing the land to marketing the fruit after it's grown and harvested and everything in between. Includes 186 illustrations from original drawings. View more info

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Biggle Poultry Book: A Concise and Practical Treatise on the Management of Farm Poultry (Biggle Farm Library, Number Three)

By: Biggle, Jacob

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Wilmer Atkinson Co.: 1907

Seller ID: 2302798

Condition: Very Good


Ink name on front endpapers. 1907 Small Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 162 pp. CONTENTS: List of Colored Plates; Introduction; Parts of the Chicken; Heads and Combs; The Egg; Eggs for Hatching; Hatching the Eggs; Chicks with Hens; Chicks with Brooders; Early Broilers; Hens Expressly for Eggs; The Farmer's Flock; The Village Hennery; Breeds of Chickens; Turkeys and Guinea-Fowls; Ducks; Geese; Pigeons; Fattening and Marketing; Diseases and Enemies. View more info

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Biggle Cow Book: Old Time and Modern Cow-Lore Rectified, Concentrated and Recorded for the Benefit of Man (Biggle Farm Library, Number Four)

By: Biggle, Jacob

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Wilmer Atkinson Co.: 1901

Seller ID: 2302799

Condition: Very Good


Faint stain on front board, ink name on front free endpaper. 1901 Small Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 143 pp. CONTENTS: List of Colored Plates; Preface; Chart Showing External Cow; Statistics; Breeds; The Bull; Mother Cow; Baby; The Heifer; The Ox; Food and Drink; The Barn; Stable Requisites; The Good Milker; Milk and Cream; Butter; Imitations; Cheese; Beef; By-Products; Winter; Points on Markets; Dairy Applicances; Public Creamery; Villager's One Cow; The Milk Farm; Ailments and Remedies; Round-Up; Index. View more info

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Biggle Cow Book: Old Time and Modern Cow-Lore Rectified, Concentrated and Recorded for the Benefit of Man (Biggle Farm Library, Number Four)

By: Biggle, Jacob

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Wilmer Atkinson Co.: 1898

Seller ID: 2302800

Condition: Good


Front hinge starting, ink name on front free endpaper, pencil marks on title page. 1898 Small Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 143 pp. CONTENTS: List of Colored Plates; Preface; Chart Showing External Cow; Statistics; Breeds; The Bull; Mother Cow; Baby; The Heifer; The Ox; Food and Drink; The Barn; Stable Requisites; The Good Milker; Milk and Cream; Butter; Imitations; Cheese; Beef; By-Products; Winter; Points on Markets; Dairy Applicances; Public Creamery; Villager's One Cow; The Milk Farm; Ailments and Remedies; Round-Up; Index. View more info

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Biggle Orchard Book: Fuit and Orchard Gleanings from Bough to Basket (Biggle Farm Library)

By: Biggle, Jacob

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Wilmer Atkinson Co.: 1908

Seller ID: 2302801

Condition: Near Fine


Ink name on front free endpaper. 1908 Small Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 144 pp. CONTENTS: Starting an Orchard: Planning; Seed-Growing, Crafting and Budding; Setting Trees; Pruning and Early Care of Newly-Set Trees; Later Pruning; Cultivation, Fertiization, Thinning; Spraying; Scale Pests: San Jose, Oyster-shell, Scurfy, etc.; Cover Crops: Fall, Winter and Spring Care; The Apple; The Cherry; The Peach; The Pear; The Plum; The Quince and Dwarf Pear; Nut Trees; Citrus and Other Fruit Trees; Picking Fruit; Grading and Packing; Cold Storage and Marketing. View more info

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A Brief Discussion of the History of Cotton, Its Culture, Breeding, Harvesting and Uses

By: Brown, H.B.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Louisiana State Dept: 1956

Seller ID: 1775662

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers foxed. 1956 Stapled Binding. 22 pp. A detailed account of the history of cotton through the ages to the present day. View more info

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20-Minute Vegetable Gardener: Gourmet Gardening for the Rest of Us

By: Christopher, Tom; Asher, Marty

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Random House: 1999

Seller ID: 2266617

ISBN: 0679448152

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. A very nice copy. 1999 Hard Cover. xii, 284 pp. Everyone loves garden-fresh vegetables, but who has the time or energy to grow their own? You do--if you adopt Tom and Marty's tried-and-true schemes and tricks for 20-minute vegetable gardening. They'll help you create from scratch a ready-to-plant garden in less than two hours, and then help you choose the easiest, most rewarding plants for your region and your tastes. You'll learn tips for winning the neighborhood tomato contest and how to turn a stack of old tires into an heirloom potato patch. Discover the perennial vegetables you... View more info

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The Abandoned Farmers: His Humorous Account of a Retreat from the City to the Farm

By: Cobb, Irvin S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: George H. Doran Company: 1920

Seller ID: 2264225

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, ink name on front endpaper, pencil name on second blank. 1920 Hard Cover. vii, 247 pp. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb (June 23, 1876 – March 11, 1944) was an American author, humorist, editor and columnist from Paducah, Kentucky, who relocated to New York in 1904, living there for the remainder of his life. He wrote for the New York World, Joseph Pulitzer's newspaper, as the highest paid staff reporter in the United States. Cobb also wrote more than 60 books and 300 short stories. Some of his works were adapted for silent movies. Several of his Judge Priest short stories ... View more info

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Practical Muskrat Raising: Gives Methods of Raising, Both Under Natural Conditions and In Pens, Fencing, Feeding, Diking, Ditching, Dam Building, Shipping Stock, Etc.

By: Dailey, E. J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: A. R. Harding: 1927

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 2296940

Condition: Very Good


Third edition. No jacket. Top page ridge lightly foxed. 1927 Hard Cover. 136 pp. Photographs throughout. CONTENTS: Introduction; The Muskrat in the Wild; Raising Muskrats Under Natural Conditions; General Information; Procuring and Selecting Stock; The Planting and Raising of Proper Foods; Pen Raising; Other Fur Bearers to Be Raided in Connection with Muskrats, Etc.; Trapping Muskrats for Fur; Care and Marketing of Muskrat Skins; Things to Be Avoided; Conclusion. View more info

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Harris on the Pig. Breeding, Rearing, Management, and Improvement.

By: Harris, Joseph

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Orange Judd Company: 1883

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2207603

Condition: Fair


New and enlarged edition, revised by the author. Boards rubbed and stained, front endpaper removed, pages lightly soiled. 1883 Hard Cover. 273, [3] pp. 8vo. A guide to keeping pigs, written by the founder of Harris Seeds of Rochester. Joseph Harris was an English immigrant who became extremely successful in the selection of superior strains of vegetables and grains... His success as a seedsman led to the beginning of Harris Seeds in 1879. The company became widely popular because of his basic business philosophy – offer my customers a quality product at a fair price and they will return. (... View more info

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Farm Management and Marketing

By: Hart, V.B.; Bond, M.C.; Cunningham, L.C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: 1942

Seller ID: 2279668

Condition: Good


No jacket, smudge on spine and page ridge, surface tear on front paste-down endpaper from removal of bookplate. 1942 Hard Cover. vii, 647 pp. CONTENTS: What is Farming?; Types of Farming; Measuring Profits in Farming; Causes of Variation in Farm Incomes; Size of Farm Business; Labor Efficiency; Rates of Crop Production; Rates of Animal Production; Combination of Enterprises; Summary of Farm Business Factors; Farm Power and Equipment; Farm Layout; Farm Building Arrangement; Farm Records and Accounts; Credit; Insurance; Use of Land; Prices; Marketing Farm Products; Marketing Fruit and Vegetables... View more info

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The Grapes of New York (Report of the New York Agricultural Experiment Station for the Year 1907, Volume II) (State of New York - Department of Agriculture Fifteen Annual Report, Vol. 3, Part II)

By: Hedrick, U.P.; Booth, N.O.; Taylor, O.M.; Wellington, R.; Dorsey, M.J.

Price: $400.00

Publisher: J.B. Lyon Company: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2295564

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Boards lightly rubbed. 1908 Large Hardcover. xv, [1], 564 pp. 12 1/8 x 9 3/4. An extensive survey of many varieties of grapes grown in New York, which as the preface points out is representative of varieties of grapes grown throughout the entire country. Includes stunning full color plates depicting numerous types of grapes. View more info

Image for The Small Fruits of New York (Report of the New York Agricultural Experiment Station for the Year Ending June 30, 1925, Volume II) (State of New York - Department of Farms and Markets Thirty-third Annual Report, Part II)

The Small Fruits of New York (Report of the New York Agricultural Experiment Station for the Year Ending June 30, 1925, Volume II) (State of New York - Department of Farms and Markets Thirty-third Annual Report, Part II)

By: Hedrick, U.P.; Howe, G.H.; Taylor, O.M.; Berger, Alwin; Slate, G.L.; Einset, Olav

Price: $150.00

Publisher: J.B. Lyon Company: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2295563

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Hinges just beginning to weaken, ink name on front endpaper. 1925 Large Hardcover. xii, 614 pp. 12 1/4 x 9 3/4. Original green cloth, gilt titles. An extensive survey of many varieties of fruit grown in New York, with stunning full color plates. View more info

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The Pears of New York (Report of the New York Agricultural Experiment Station for the Year 1921, Volume II) (State of New York - Department of Agriculture Twenty-Ninth Annual Report, Vol. 2, Part II)

By: Hedrick, U.P.; Howe, G.H.; Taylor, O.M.; Francis, E.H.; Tukey, H.B.; Thatcher, R.W.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: J.B. Lyon Company: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2295565

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An exceptional copy with a few minimal cosmetic flaws. 1921 Large Hardcover. xi, [1], 636 pp. 12 1/4 x 9 1/2. Original green cloth, gilt titles. Includes stunning full color plates depicting numerous types of pears. An extensive survey of many varieties of pear grown in New York, the aim of which - according to the preface - is to make... a complete record of the development of the pear wherever cultivated up to the present time... [and to give] an account of the history and uses of the pear; to depict the botanical characters of cultivated pears; to describe pear growing in thi... View more info

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The Peaches of New York (Report of the New York Agricultural Experiment Station for the Year 1916, Volume II) (State of New York - Department of Agriculture Twenty-Fourth Annual Report, Vol. 2, Part II)

By: Hedrick, U.P.; Howe, G.H.; Taylor, O.M.; Tubergen, C.B.

Price: $140.00

Publisher: J.B. Lyon Company: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2078086

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Boards rubbed (common with titles from this series), binding tight & square, no foxing. 1917 Large Hardcover. xiii, 541 pp. 12 1/4 x 9 3/4. Original green cloth, gilt titles. An extensive survey of many varieties of peaches grown in New York, including according to the preface an account of the history and uses of the peach; a discussion of the botanical characters of the species of cultivated peaches; an account of the peach-regions and of peach-growing in New York with the most important statistics relating to this fruit; and, lastly and in greatest detail, the synonymy, bibli... View more info

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The Cherries of New York (Report of the New York Agricultural Experiment Station for the Year 1914, Volume II) (State of New York - Department of Agriculture Twenty-Second Annual Report, Vol. 2, Part II)

By: Hedrick, U.P.; Howe, G.H.; Taylor, O.M.; Tubergen, C.B.; Wellington, R.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: J.B. Lyon Company: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2295562

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Small ink stamp on rear endpaper, boards lightly scuffed. 1915 Large Hardcover. xii, 371, [5] pp. 12 1/4 x 9 3/4. Original green cloth, gilt titles. An extensive survey of many varieties of cherries grown in New York, including according to the preface an historical account of cultivated cherries, the botany of this fruit, a statement of its present economic status in America, descriptions of all known varieties of cherries, the synonymy and bibliography of the species and varieties, and biographical sketches of the persons who have contributed materially to cherry culture in Am... View more info

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The Plums of New York (Report of the New York Agricultural Experiment Station for the Year 1910, Volume II) (State of New York - Department of Agriculture Eighteenth Annual Report, Vol. 3, Part II)

By: Hedrick, U.P.; Wellington, R.; Taylor, O.M.; Alderman, W.H.; Dorsey, M.J.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: J.B. Lyon Company: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2295373

Condition: Good


Boards rubbed and smudged, front hinge weakening, owner bookplate on front endpaper. Text and plates clean and unmarked. 1910 Large Hardcover. xii, 616 pp. 12 1/4 x 9 3/4. Original green cloth, gilt titles. Includes stunning full color plates depicting numerous types of plums. An extensive survey of many varieties of plums grown in New York, the aim of which - according to the preface - is to make... a record of our present knowledge of cultivated plums... [It includes] a historical account and a botanical classification of plums... a discussion of the present status of plum-growing in America... View more info

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The Sawyer & Massey Co., Limited, Hamilton, Canada

By: Hoorton, Dave

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Boston Mills Press: 1981

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2203491

ISBN: 0919822428

Condition: Near Fine


Small sticker remnant on front corner. 1981 Large Softcover. Unpaginated. A collection of photographs first printed in 1906 to commemorate the 70 year anniversary of the Canadian manufacturing firm originally founded by a New Yorker who built Canada's first threshing machine. This edition was released to mark 75 years since the publication of the original. View more info

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American Grape Growing and Wine Making, with Several Added Chapters on the Grape Industries of California

By: Husmann, George

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Orange Judd Publishing Co., Inc.: 1928

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 2195465

Condition: Good


Fourth edition, revised and rewritten. Boards stained, binding a bit shaken, endpapers lightly stained, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1928 Hard Cover. viii, 269, [10] pp. 8vo. A guide to growing grapes and producing wine, originally published in 1880. This edition is of particular interest because: 1) it was printed during the Prohibition era (1920-1933); and 2) it includes added chapters on the California grape industry. View more info

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Behind the Kitchen Door

By: Jayaraman, Saru; Schlosser, Eric

Price: $8.00

Publisher: ILR/Cornell University Press: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2267372

ISBN: 0801451728

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A very nice copy. 2013 Hard Cover. xii, 191 pp. Sustainability is about contributing to a society that everybody benefits from, not just going organic because you don't want to die from cancer or have a difficult pregnancy. What is a sustainable restaurant? It's one in which as the restaurant grows, the people grow with it.?from Behind the Kitchen Door. How do restaurant workers live on some of the lowest wages in America? And how do poor working conditions?discriminatory labor practices, exploitation, and unsanitary kitchens?affect the meals that arrive at our restaurant tables... View more info

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Farm Gas Engines and Tractors (McGraw-Hill Publications in Agricultural Engineering)

By: Jones, Fred R.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc.: 1938

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2290973

Condition: Very Good


Second edition, fourth impression. Edges lightly foxed, ink name on front endpaper. 1938 Hard Cover. xii, 486, [4] pp. 8vo. Diagrams and black-and-white photographs throughout. View more info

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Farm Hands: Hard Work and Hard Lessons from Western New York Fields

By: Rivers, Tom

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hodgins Printing: 2010

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2300982

ISBN: 0984565604

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author without inscription. A nice copy. 2010 Trade Paperback. 153 pp. From the back cover: Tom Rivers introduces readers to the rigors of farm labor and some of the people who do the grueling work, including cabbage cutter 'King Kong' and apple-picking pro 'Stretch.' You'll also meet the elusive 'Joshua,' who abandoned the cabbage crew in a huge rainstorm. Black and white photographs included. View more info