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1 Butterweck, Otto Carl The Culture of Tobacco. US Department of Agriculture. Farmer's Bulletin No. 82.
Washington DC Government printing Office 1898 no Original Wraps Good 
Stapled wraps. 24 pages. A small guide to the raising and cultivation of tobacco. In GOOD condition. Moderate darkening to the front and rear covers. Minor to moderate soiling. Staples very rusted. Some scuffing, bumping and creasing along the extremities. Minor insect damage along the top edge near the corner. Moderate darkening to the interior, with minor sporadic soiling. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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2 Harris, Sullivan D. (editor). Ohio Cultivator. Columbus, January 15, 1858. Vol. XIV. No 2.
Columbus Sullivan D. Harris, Publisher 1858 no Unbound Good 
Side folding newspaper with double columned text. 16 pp. A single issue of this paper devoted to agricultural topics, with this issue containing articles on grape vines, growing various flowers-including tulips, hyacinths, etc.-various columns on horse care, farming techniques, etc. GOOD condition. Most pages unopened along the top edge. Minor wrinkling, creasing and soiling, with very minor sporadic foxing. Minor roughness along the fore edge. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3 Harris, Sullivan D. (editor). Ohio Cultivator. Columbus, March 15, 1858. Vol. XIV. No 6.
Columbus Sullivan D. Harris, Publisher 1858 no Unbound Good 
Side folding newspaper with double columned text. 16 pp. A single issue of this paper devoted to agricultural topics, with this issue containing articles on handling steers and colts, pear culture in Ohio, early chickens, articles on cattle and fruits, etc. GOOD condition. Minor wrinkling, creasing and soiling, with very minor sporadic foxing. Minor roughness along the fore edge. Lower corner of the first page creased. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 Jennings, Robert The Horse and Other Livestock
Philadelphia John E. Potter and Company no Hard Cover Fair No Jacket 
384, 340, 490 total pages, divided into several sections. With many black and white illustrations throughout. In several sections, this work provides and exhaustive reference on all aspects of horses, cattle, pigs, sheep, and various poultry, including many breeds of chickens, giving a history and methods of breeding, rearing, training, feeding, housing, etc. as well as giving entries of diseases and maladies that may afflict livestock, offering remedies for them. Bound in library style buckram, although not an ex-lib copy. In FAIR condition. Appears to be LACKING the title page, introduction and first table of contents and begins with the first page of the horse section. This section is not lacking any material, and subsequent sections have their table of contents, etc. Some soiling, minor scuffing and general fading to the covers. Minor edgewear. Interior is well bound. Dampstain present along the top edge of the first half of the book, affecting mostly the upper margin and the gutter of the first several pages and disappearing by the middle of the book. Faint dampstain present along the bottom page edges in several spots. Sporadic foxing throughout, with some soiling and darkening to some of the pages. A few other minor dampstains present. The first page of the text has a jagged 1 by 3 inch tear along the lower gutter, with some loss of text. Author and name of the book written in pencil atop the first page. Some foxing to the page edges. Solid in FAIR condition. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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5 No Author Wool and Manufactures of Wool. Special Report relating to the imports and exports of wool and its manufactures in the United States and the principal foreign countries; also its production, consumption and manufacture () from 1789 to the present time.
Washington Government printing Office 1888 no Half Leather Good No Jacket 
Treasury Department. 50th Congress, 1st Session. House of Representatives. Mis. Doc. No. 550. Brown half leather with marbled boards. Xciii, 231 pp. With a few charts. A governmental study of the wool industry primarily during the 19th century, providing a history of sheep raising, wool growing and woolen manufactures in the American colonies and United States, beginning with a look at the history of wool in general, the first blankets manufactured in England, the establishment and growth of the industry in the US, etc.; a look at the progress of manufacture of textile fabrics in the US; characteristics of wool, kinds of wool and different breeds of wool producing sheep and other topics. GOOD+ condition. Minor general fading. Mostly minor scuffing, heavier along the extremities and hinges. Rather heavy scuffing to the leather corners. Some soiling along the top edge. Paper toned. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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6 No Author Given Report of the Twentieth Annual Meeting of the Vermont Dairymen's Association. 1890
Montpelier, VT Watchman Publishing Company, Printers 1893 no Wraps Very Good 
Printed orange wraps. 130 pp, including illustrated ads in the rear. A report of the Vermont Dairymen's Association, containing essays on various topics of concern to the dairymen. This includes a 15 page discussion of how to make the perfect cheese, which includes a question and answer section, as well as a section on butter making, various addresses to the group etc. VERY GOOD condition with light fading and edgewear to the covers. Page fore edges foxed. Interior clean and solid. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7 No Author Given Report of the Twenty Third Annual Meeting of the Vermont Dairymen's Association. 1893
Burlington, Vt Free Press Association, Publishers and Printers 1893 no Wraps Good 
Printed brown wraps. 186 pp, including illustrated ads in the rear. A report of the Vermont Dairymen's Association, containing essays on various topics of concern to the dairymen. This includes an 8 page discussion on cheese making, as well as a section on agricultural chemistry, various addresses to the group etc. GOOD+ condition with moderate uneven browning and light edgewear to the covers. Diagonal scuff to the front cover. Page fore edges foxed, with a few minor stains. Interior clean and solid. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8 No Author Given The American Agriculturist for the Farm, Garden and Household. June 1865. Vol XXIV, number 6
New York Orange Judd and Co 1865 no Original Wraps Good 
Folded large format paper. With a few large black and white illustrations and many smaller ones. Topics include bees, rustic bridges, cheese making from few cows, flowers, grapes, horses, etc. In GOOD condition with some tattering and creasing to the cover extremities, mostly minor soiling, general uneven fading and darkening. Large semi-faint dampstain to the front and rear cover and text. Minor scattered soiling to the interior, some creases and minor uneven fading and darkening. Creased horizontally about center, where once folded in half. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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9 No Author Given The American Agriculturist for the Farm, Garden and Household. November 1870. Vol XXIX, number 11
New York Orange Judd and Co 1870 no Original Wraps Fair 
Folded large format paper. With a few large black and white illustrations and many smaller ones. Topics include prairie dogs, Japanese Bantams, artificial egg hatchers, various illustrations of Native Americans hunting, etc. FAIR condition with heavy tattering to the cover extremities, large but faint dampstains to the covers, moderate soiling and darkening, some creasing and other general wear. Interior has fared surprisingly well, with minor scattered soiling, a few creases and mostly minor darkening. Creased horizontally about center, where once folded in half. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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10 Various Authors The Smallholder. Volume 1, Issues 1-13. March 12 to June 4, 1910
London The Smallholder/Arthur Pearson, Publisher 1910 no Cloth Good 
Greenish blue cloth. Quarto. 416 pp. Ads and illustrations throughout. A bound volume of the first 13 issues of this magazine devoted to farming and homesteading in Britain, containing articles on tending to livestock and chickens, beekeeping, agriculture and gardening, cooking recipes, ideas/patterns for clothing, tips for cottage building, etc. GOOD condition. Moderate fading to the covers, with some scuffing, soiling and a few small stains. Cloth missing from the lower 2 inches of the spine, with a 1 inch split along the lower front hinge. A few other smaller splits to the cloth along the hinges. Some bumping and fraying to the cloth along the extremities. Slight weakening to the binding. Heavy uneven browning to the paper, with minor scattered soiling and a few small underlines in the text throughout. Faint stale odor to the book. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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