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

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

By: N/A

Price: $125.00

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.KEYWORDS: EPHEMERA AGRICULTURE FARMING FARM LIFE GENESEE VALLEY 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

Image for 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.'

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


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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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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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

Image for 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)

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: $325.00

Publisher: J.B. Lyon Company: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2263124

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Boards lightly rubbed, ink name crossed out on front endpaper. Text pages unmarked, binding square and holding firmly (we often see books in this series with damage to hinges). 1921 Large Hardcover. xi, 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 ... 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, Albany: 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 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: $225.00

Publisher: J.B. Lyon Company: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2272654

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Tiny ink name stamp on front endpaper, pages ridges faintly foxed, minor discoloration to base of first and last few pages. Boards are almost entirely free of the scuffing and discoloration one often sees on these volumes. 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... View more info

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

By: Hoorton, Dave

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Boston Mills Press: 1981

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2203491

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

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

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.Keywords: VITICULTURE GRAPES VINEYARDS WINEMAKING PRODUCTION FERMENTING ALCOHOL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES CALIFORNIA CA GROWING VINES 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

Image for Open Air Grape Culture: A Practical Treatise on the Garden and Vineyard Culture of the Vine, and the Manufacture of Domestic Wine. Designed for the Use of Amateurs and Others in the Northern and Middle States. Profusely Illustrated with New Engravings from Carefully Executed Designs, Verified by Direct Practice. to which is added a Selection of Examples of American Vineyard Practice, and a Carefully Prepared Description of the Celebrated Thomery System of Grape Culture.

Open Air Grape Culture: A Practical Treatise on the Garden and Vineyard Culture of the Vine, and the Manufacture of Domestic Wine. Designed for the Use of Amateurs and Others in the Northern and Middle States. Profusely Illustrated with New Engravings from Carefully Executed Designs, Verified by Direct Practice. to which is added a Selection of Examples of American Vineyard Practice, and a Carefully Prepared Description of the Celebrated Thomery System of Grape Culture.

By: Phin, John

Price: $375.00

Publisher: C.M. Saxton, Agricultural Book Publisher: 1862

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2262325

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Sabin 62566 only lists an 1867 printing of this work, which this edition clearly precedes. Boards lightly rubbed. 1862 Hard Cover. xvi, 375, 8 pp. 8vo. An American Civil War era guide to the cultivation of wine grapes, including a bibliography of grape culture, a descriptive list of native grapes, a tabular view of the size, color, shape, etc., of all varieties of American grapes, and a chapter on the manufacture of wine which includes extracts from letters from Thomas Jefferson. Appendices provide examples of American vineyard practice, and a description of the Thomery System o... View more info

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

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

By: Rivers, Tom

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hodgins Printing, Batavia: 2010

Edition: 4th Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2186918

ISBN: 0984565604

Condition: Very Good


4th printing. Signed by author. 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

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Tableau de l'Agriculture Toscane

By: Simonde, J.C.L. [Jean Charles Leonard de Sismondi]

Price: $1,200.00

Publisher: Chez J.J. Paschoud, Libraire: 1801

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199175

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Includes fold-out. Small contemporary bookplate and larger modern bookplate on front endpaper. 1801 Hard Cover. xiv, 327 pp. 8vo. Patterned leather spine, orange morocco spine labels, gilt titles and rules, paper over boards. French text. Fold-out of engraved agricultural illustrations follows text. The first work by the historian and political economist who became known for his French and Italian histories. Simonde details his life on a small farm in Pescia, which his family bought after fleeing from political unrest in Geneva caused by the French Revolution. His particular exp... View more info

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Facts About Cotton

By: USDA

Price: $5.00

Publisher: USDA: 1956

Seller ID: 1775664

Condition: Very Good


Binding tight, pages clean. 1956 Stapled Binding. 8 pp. A brief overview of the harvesting of cotton. View more info

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First Principles of Agriculture

By: Voorhees, Edward B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Silver, Burdett and Company: 1896

Seller ID: 2288805

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Front board very slightly cocked. 1896 Hard Cover. 212 pp. CONTENTS: The Constituents of Plants; Origin and Formation of Soils; Composition of Soils; The Improvement of Soils; Natural Manures; Artificial and Concentrated Manures; Nitrogenous Materials; Artificial and Concentrated Manures; Phosphates; Artificial and Concentrated Manures; Superphosphates and Potash Salts; Artificial Manures or Fertilizers; Methods of Buying; Valuation; Formulas; The Rotation of Crops; The Selection of Seed; Farm Crops and Their Classification; Cereals; Grasses; Pastures; Roots; Tubers; and Market-Gard... View more info

Image for The Foxfire Book: Hog Dressing; Log Cabin Building; Mountain Crafts and Foods; Planting by the Signs; Snake Lore; Hunting Tales; Faith Healing; Moonshining; and Other Affairs of Plain Living

The Foxfire Book: Hog Dressing; Log Cabin Building; Mountain Crafts and Foods; Planting by the Signs; Snake Lore; Hunting Tales; Faith Healing; Moonshining; and Other Affairs of Plain Living

By: Wigginton, Eliot

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Anchor Books: 1972

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2206501

Condition: Good


21st printing. Wrappers toned, edges lightly foxed, ink gift note on half-title page. 1972 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 384 pp. Black & white photographs. Includes: Hog Dressing; Log Cabin Building; Mountain Crafts and Foods; Planting by the Signs; Snake Lore; Hunting Tales; Faith Healing; Moonshining; Other Affairs of Plain Living. View more info

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The Foxfire Book: Hog Dressing; Log Cabin Building; Mountain Crafts and Foods; Planting by the Signs; Snake Lore; Hunting Tales; Faith Healing; Moonshining; and Other Affairs of Plain Living

By: Wigginton, Eliot

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Anchor Books: 1972

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2266856

Condition: Very Good


3rd printing. Spine lightly creased, wrappers lightly toned, ink name inside front wrapper. 1972 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 384 pp. Black & white photographs. Includes: Hog Dressing; Log Cabin Building; Mountain Crafts and Foods; Planting by the Signs; Snake Lore; Hunting Tales; Faith Healing; Moonshining; Other Affairs of Plain Living. View more info