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  • REAMAN, G. Elmore
    A HISTORY OF AGRICULTURE IN ONTARIO (2 volumes)

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: Saunders, 1970. Two volumes, octavo, brown cloth. pp 180 + plates; 264 + plates. Index in each volume. Glue residue to each rear pastedown and to recto of front free endpaper in Vol. II; light evidence of something removed from upper front free endpapers; else fine, jacketess copies, in card slipcase. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 45436
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  • NICHOLS, Beverley
    A VILLAGE IN A VALLEY

    Edition: First Canadian issue

    Toronto: Doubleday, Doran and Gundy, 1934. Green pictorial cloth stamped in black, green decorated endpapers. pp (xiv), 319. [3] pp, illustrations in text. Light sunning to the green top page edges and extreme tips of spine, page edges yellowed, else fine, no owner names. Dust jacket has nicks and shallow chip to spine tips, faint spine yellowing, small nicks to panels, nearly fine otherwise, flap price intact. Quite a nice copy of the uncommon Canadian issue, made from US sheets. Illustrations for dust jacket and book by Rex Whistler. The third of his books about gardening in a tiny Huntingdonshire village.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 26180
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  • DOYLE, Kinsley D.
    AGRICULTURE AND IRRIGATION IN CONTINENTAL AND TROPICAL CLIMATES

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Constable, 1921. Octavo, blue cloth. pp (xvi), 268, (4). Sunning to spine and upper margin of covers; text paper lightly toned; tidy ink name inside front cover; else a VG+ clean, tight and unworn copy. Fertilizers, wells and pumping, patures natural & artificial, cattle, pigs, carobs, sheep, ostriches, cereals, apples, asparagas, onions, potatoes, citrus, grapes, walnuts, pistachioes, tropical fruits, and more. Author was former Inspector of Irrigation in Argentina.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 39147
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  • Blackman, R. L.; Eastop, V. F.
    Aphids on the World's Crops: An Identification and Information Guide

    New York: John Wiley, 2000. Second edition. Small quarto, glossy pictorial boards. pp x, 465. 51 b&w photo plates, illustrations in text, references. Small paper loss to lower inner corner of front pastedown from removed sticker, else fine. In print at USD 456.00 (07/16). Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 46098
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  • HAIG, Kennethe M.
    BRAVE HARVEST: the life story of E. Cora Hind

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Thomas Allen, 1945. Brown cloth. pp 275 + frontispiece portrait. Signed by the author. Ink gift inscription and later owner name on half-title leaf, else a VG clean and unworn jacketless copy. "Ella Cora Hind (September 18, 1861 - October 6, 1942) was Western Canada's first female journalist and a women's rights activist." She was an expert on agriculture. Manitoba.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 47985
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  • FOWKE, Vernon C.
    CANADIAN AGRICULTURAL POLICY. The Historical Pattern.

    University of Toronto Pres, 1946. Maroon cloth. xii, 304 pp. Spine lightly sunned, with one nick and light rubbing to spine tips; ink inscription to front pastedown; a VG clean copy otherwise.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 8884
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  • GRATWICK, Marion, editor
    CROP PESTS IN THE UK: collected edition of MAFF leaflets

    London: Chapman & Hall, 1992. Tall octavo, glossy pictorial boards. pp (xiv), 490. Colour and b&w photos, index. Fine copy. Note: 2 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 45937
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  • STOUT, A.B.
    DAYLILIES: the wold species and garden clones, both old and new, of the genus Hemerocallis

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Macmillan, 1934. Octavo, green cloth, spine gilt lettered. pp (xii), 119 + plates, some in colour. A VG+ clean, tight and unworn jacketless copy, no owner names or text marks. A classic on the subject, reprinted several times.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 37706
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  • MOORHOUSE, Hopkins
    DEEP FURROWS: Which Tells of Pioneer Trails along Which the Farmers of Western Canada Fought Their Way to Great Achievements in Cooperation 1918

    Toronto: George J. McLeod, 1918. Second printing, a month after the first. Red pictorial cloth stamped in black. pp 303. Light yellowing and light foxing to page edges and endpapers, small ink owner name at front, else fine. Dust jacket has minor rubbing, light dust soiling, very small creased corner chip, VG+ otherwise. A nice copy of this bookabout farmers' movements in Western Canada. "This book is written fearlessly. It strips naked the TRUTH about the farmers, the banks, the railroads, the manufacturers and the politicians." Includes an Appendix listing first officers, directors, committees, etc., of the farmers's movement in Western Canada.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44064
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  • DUTCH BULBS AND GARDENS. Painted by Mima Nixon by SILBERRAD, Una and Sophie Lyal
    SILBERRAD, Una and Sophie Lyal
    DUTCH BULBS AND GARDENS. Painted by Mima Nixon

    Edition: First printing

    London: Adam & Charles Black, 1909. Tall squarish octavo, orange pictorial cloth stamped in gilt. ruled in black. pp xii, 176 + 24 colour plates with captioned tissue guards. Spine has a couple small green flecks, some flaking to the gilt; small dark spot to fore margin of front cover; page edges, endpapers, and first and last leaf yellowed; small chip to fore margin of rear free endpaper; light pencil Xmas,1913, gift inscription on half-title leaf; four digit ink number on front free endpaper; else a VG clean, tight and unworn copy. Edition of 3K copies. Inman 143.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 38959
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  • Vos, J., C.D. van Looni, and G.J. Bollen, editors
    Effects of Crop Rotation on Potato Production in the Temperate Zones...

    Edition: First edition.

    Dordrecht, Holland: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1989. Octavo, glossy printed boards. pp (x), 310, (2, ads), (2). Small sticker scar inside front cover, else fine, no owner names or text marks. Proceedings of a conference held in Wageningen 14-19 Aug., 1988.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 31693
    View cart More details Price: USD $75.00 USD $67.50
  • WELD, William, editor
    FARMER'S ADVOCATE AND HOME MAGAZINE FOR 1882. Volume XVI

    London, Ontario: 1882. Contemporary half leather and marbled boards. pp 340. pp 342-44, Contents, bound at front. Text in triple columns. Many pictorial ads. Cracks to spine leather repaired; peeling to marbled paper on covers; front inner hinge repaired with rice paper; lower outer corner of pp 189-92 torn away with just a little loss of text; thumb-size brown spot to pp 57-68 with small loss of text; damp stains to endpapers; otherwise VG, clean and unworn internally, sound in the binding. Contains 12 issues, the full year for 1882. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Book: Good, Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44790
    View cart More details Price: USD $125.00 USD $112.50
  • REDMAYNE, J.S.
    FRUIT FARMING ON THE "DRY BELT" OF BRITISH COLUMBIA: the why and wherefore

    London: The Times Book Club, 1912. Fourth edition, revised and enlarged (first was in 1909, 89 pp). Green cloth gilt lettered. pp 132, (4, ads). Note by Lord Strathcona on front pastedown, Author's Note on recto of front free endpapers, ads on rear endpapers and in text. Double page tinted map inserted at front. Many photos. Bit of bubbling to cloth; Niagaras-on-the-Lake, Ontario (big fruit-growing area) ink owner name at front; else a VG clean and unworn copy. Intended to encourage British farmers to move to British Columbia; Redmayne was attached to the British Columbia Information Bureau and Agency in London. "Literature relating to tobacco culture and manufacture" on 93-94. Literature relating to tobacco culture and manufacture": p. 93-94.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 50176
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  • Cranshaw, Whitney
    Garden Insects of North America: The Ultimate Guide to Backyard Bugs (Princeton Field Guides)

    Edition: First printing

    Priceton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2004. Tall squarish octavo, cloth textured card covers (durable). pp xvi, 656. Fine copy. "Garden Insects of North America is the most comprehensive and user-friendly guide to the common insects and mites affecting yard and garden plants in North America. In a manner no previous book has come close to achieving, through full-color photos and concise, clear, scientifically accurate text, it describes the vast majority of species associated with shade trees and shrubs, turfgrass, flowers and ornamental plants, vegetables, and fruits--1, 420 of them, including crickets, katydids, fruit flies, mealybugs, moths, maggots, borers, aphids, ants, bees, and many, many more. For particularly abundant bugs adept at damaging garden plants, management tips are also included.…

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    Priceton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2004. Tall squarish octavo, cloth textured card covers (durable). pp xvi, 656. Fine copy. "Garden Insects of North America is the most comprehensive and user-friendly guide to the common insects and mites affecting yard and garden plants in North America. In a manner no previous book has come close to achieving, through full-color photos and concise, clear, scientifically accurate text, it describes the vast majority of species associated with shade trees and shrubs, turfgrass, flowers and ornamental plants, vegetables, and fruits--1, 420 of them, including crickets, katydids, fruit flies, mealybugs, moths, maggots, borers, aphids, ants, bees, and many, many more. For particularly abundant bugs adept at damaging garden plants, management tips are also included. Covering all of the continental United States and Canada, this is the definitive one-volume resource for amateur gardeners, insect lovers, and professional entomologists alike." 2.5 kg parcel.

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    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 47106
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  • Plucknett. Donald L.; J. T. Williams; N. Murthi Anishetty; Nigel J. H. Smith
    Gene Banks and the World's Food

    Edition: First printing

    Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1987. Green cloth, pp 247, indexed. Fine in fine jacket, no owner marks.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 47458
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  • TIRRELL, Sarah Rebecca
    GERMAN AGRARIAN POLITICS AFTER BISMARCK'S FALL: the formation of the Farmers' League

    Edition: First Edition

    New York: Columbia University Press, 1951. Green cloth. pp 354, [2]. Small owner name label and ink signature at front; text paper lightly toned; small bump to lower outer corner of front cover; else a fine, jacketless copy.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44033
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  • BOOTH, Edward Townsend
    GOD MADE THE COUNTRY

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Knopf, 1946. Octavo, tan cloth lettered & decorated in gilt. pp (xxvi), 330, xx (Index), (2), [4]. Yellowing to page edges, else finde. Cream price-clipped dust jacket has small chips at head of spine and upper outer corners, VG otherwise. Vignette illustrations and design by W.A. Dwiggins. "Lives of great swriters from Hesiod to Tolstoy prove that literature, like life itself, is rooted in the soil of the good earth." Written by a well educated farmer and writer.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 41861
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  • WESCHCKE, Carl
    GROWING NUTS IN THE NORTH

    Edition: First edition.

    St. Paul, Minnesota: Webb Publishing Co, 1953. Dark green pictorial cloth stamped in gilt. pp [4], 124; numberous photos & diagrams in text. A fine bright & tight jacketless copy, no owner names. "A personal story of the author's experience of 33 years with nut culture in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Includes his failures as well as final successes." Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 27570
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  • Ruston, Arthur G. and Denis Witney
    HOOTEN PAGNELL: the agricultural evolution of a yorkshire village

    Edition: First US issue

    New York / London: Longmans, Green / Edward Arnold, 1934. Tall octavo, purple cloth gilt. pp viii, 459 + plates. Index, illustrations in text. VG clean, tight and unworn jacketless copy, no owner names, no cover fading. A study since ancient times. Note: 2 kg parcel, extra postage will be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44246
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  • SAUNDERS, William
    INSECTS INJURIOUS TO FRUITS

    Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1889. Second edition, corrected and enlarged (first was in 1883). Brown cloth. pp [2], 436, [2]. 440 woodcut illustrations, index. Book a bit leaned, with scratches to the front cover; partial crack to front inner hinge; erasure on front pastedown and ink name on front free endpaper; ink ownership inscription on front fly leaf of an Ontario Agricultural College student; yellowing to page edges; else a VG clean and tight copy. "William Saunders, druggist, naturalist, agriculturalist (b at Crediton, Eng 16 June 1836; d at London, Ont 13 Sept 1914). Saunders established the Experimental Farms Service (now Research Branch) of the federal Dept of Agriculture. He moved with his family from England to Canada in 1848 and…

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    Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1889. Second edition, corrected and enlarged (first was in 1883). Brown cloth. pp [2], 436, [2]. 440 woodcut illustrations, index. Book a bit leaned, with scratches to the front cover; partial crack to front inner hinge; erasure on front pastedown and ink name on front free endpaper; ink ownership inscription on front fly leaf of an Ontario Agricultural College student; yellowing to page edges; else a VG clean and tight copy. "William Saunders, druggist, naturalist, agriculturalist (b at Crediton, Eng 16 June 1836; d at London, Ont 13 Sept 1914). Saunders established the Experimental Farms Service (now Research Branch) of the federal Dept of Agriculture. He moved with his family from England to Canada in 1848 and apprenticed as a druggist, opening his own store in 1855. His concern about insects attacking pharmaceutical plants led him to help found the Entomological Society of Canada in 1863."

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 43977
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