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Items By Category: All Categories: Agriculture
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1.   Bailey, L. H., Illustrated by: B&W Illustrations
The Principles of Agriculture [A Text-Book for Schools and Rural Societies]
 
Publisher: Macmillan Company New York 1914
Blue cloth hardcover with gilt spine titles. 336 pages + 4[ads], illustrated with B&W drawings. A school text when agricultural was an important part of rural education. Covers soils, plants, crops, forage, livestock. Cover tips lightly rubbed, previous owner's small rubber stamp on front paste-down, endpapers somewhat aged. Top edge dusty, a few top page edges rough. All else clean and tight. Later Edition No Dust Jacket Hard Cover Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall

Appr.: | AUD 21.51 CAD 21.74 EUR 14.93 GBP 11.94 JPY 2,000.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 215.05 

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2.   Beaty, Harold H. , Illustrated by: B&W Illlustrations
Electrical Wiring for Farm Buildings: Ext. Circ. 257
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Publisher: Iowa Extension Service Ames, Iowa: 1939
Paper covers with a photo of farm buildings, featuring tall electrical poles. Written at a time when electricity was in the early stages of reaching rural areas. The booklet attempts to describe "safe" wiring practices (any electrician would howl at these methods today). 23 pages, nicley illustrated with B&W drawings, diagrams, and photos. CONDITION, mild vertical crease through the center (no doubt tucked into the pocket of bib overalls at some point) very light scuffs to cover black areas, all else clean and sound. AG 5252 Paperbound Very Good Condition Thin 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall Agricultural Booklet

Appr.: | AUD 10.75 CAD 10.87 EUR 7.46 GBP 5.97 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 125.00 ZAR 107.53 

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3.   Burkett, Charles William
AGRICULTURE FOR BEGINNERS
 
Publisher: Ginn and Company, Boston: 1924
Hardcover, sm. 8vo, dark red cloth stamped in black. 347 pp., illustrated with B&W photos, photogravures, and line cuts; as well as a few color plates. A basic text aimed at school children although not "juvenile" in tone. Covers soils, crops, plants, domestic animals, etc. This one is a winner for its very lovely illustrations (the color plates aren't great, but the gravures and cuts are wonderful). Lots of charm. This book is in Good Plus condition, with very slight edgewear, the hint of a c ant, dusty page ends. Internally very clean and tight: printed on high-quality glazed paper. Hard Cover Good Plus 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

Appr.: | AUD 26.88 CAD 27.17 EUR 18.66 GBP 14.93 JPY 2,500.00 MXN 312.50 ZAR 268.82 

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4.   Hilgard, E. W. And Osterhout, W. J. V., Illustrated by: B&W Photos and Drawings
AGRICULTURE FOR SCHOOLS OF THE PACIFIC SLOPE
 
Publisher: Macmillan Company New York 1910
Green cloth hardcover with gilt stamped spine titles and black cover titles. 428 pages plus 4 pages ads. Illustrated with B&W photos and some charming wood cuts of livestock. A textbook geared toward the high school student, unusual at this early date in that it is focused on the Pacific Slope area. A foreward cautions teachers to select topics suitable to their climate and geographical area. Most of the book is on crops, tillage, cultivation, etc. The cover is worn, with areas at spine head and heel and corners worn through. School stamps on front endpapers, also hadn-written school names. Student initials on bottom and fore text block edges in pencil. This books is well used but solid in the binding and the pages are clean. If it could speak, it would have stories to tell. Second Printing Hard Cover Good Minus 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Textbook

Appr.: | AUD 8.60 CAD 8.70 EUR 5.97 GBP 4.78 JPY 800.00 MXN 100.00 ZAR 86.02 

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5.   Oregon Public Utility Information Bureau, Illustrated by: B&W Illlustrations
Electricity: The Hired Hand
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Publisher: Oregon Public Utility Information Bureau Portland Oregon 1920
A very pretty paper cover printed with a colorful depiction of a farm, milk barn and herd, chicken yard, and Mount Hood in the background. Produced by a group of Oregon electric power companies to sitmulate the extension of electriciy into rural areas. It covers electrical use for poultry rearing, dairy famring, the farm home, and adjunct uses. 39 pages with index, nicely illutrated with B&W drawings and photos. CONDITION: very light edgewear, otherwise clean and tight. AG 5251 Apparent First Edition Paperbound Very Good Condition Thin 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall Agricultural Booklet

Appr.: | AUD 16.13 CAD 16.30 EUR 11.19 GBP 8.96 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 187.50 ZAR 161.29 

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