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Bradley's American Farmer. 1861-1894

By: No author given

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Bradley Fertilizer Company, 1893


Photo illustrated wraps. Small oblong booklet. 40 pp. Many black and white photos throughout. A promotional booklet advertising Bradley's Fertilizer, featuring several pages of testimonials and tips for using fertilizer for various crops, as well as many photos of fields and crops being harvested, primarily in Massachusetts. GOOD condition. Moderate toning, minor to moderate soiling, some staining and offsetting to the covers. Pencil doodles on the front cover and lower ... View more info

Report of the Twentieth Annual Meeting of the Vermont Dairymen's Association. 1890

By: No Author Given

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Montpelier, VT, Watchman Publishing Company, Printers, 1893


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... View more info

Report of the Twenty Third Annual Meeting of the Vermont Dairymen's Association. 1893

By: No Author Given

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Burlington, Vt, Free Press Association, Publishers and Printers, 1893


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 sta... View more info

Test Book

By: Test

Price: $0.01


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The Culture of Tobacco. US Department of Agriculture. Farmer's Bulletin No. 82.

By: Butterweck, Otto Carl

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington DC, Government printing Office, 1898


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. View more info

The Horse and Other Livestock

By: Jennings, Robert

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, John E. Potter and Company,


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 ... View more info

The Horticulturist and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste. December 1853

By: Messer, A.; Greeley, Horace; Meston, Robert et al

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Rochester, NY, James Vick, Jr., Publisher, 1853


Illustrated wraps. With a few illustrations. A single issue of this magazine devoted to agriculture, farming and related topics. This includes grapes and grape culture; McKay's Isabella grapes; new plans for greenhouses; cherries; peach tree care; an address by Horace Greeley before the Indiana State Agricultural Society; a short blurb on tomato wine, etc. GOOD condition. Minor to moderate soiling. Minor staining and foxing. Handwritten note at the top of the front cover... View more info

The Smallholder. Volume 1, Issues 1-13. March 12 to June 4, 1910

By: Various Authors

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, The Smallholder/Arthur Pearson, Publisher, 1910


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 low... View more info

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.

By: No Author

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington, Government printing Office, 1888


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 establ... View more info