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Category: All Categories: Agriculture: Farming History
16 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
Adams, William D.  
Abandoned : A Nostalgic Look at Rural America
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Publisher: TG Press; Waco, Tx: 1986.
Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket Hardcover ISBN: 0914641069 143 pages; Oblong 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Oblong hardcover, black cloth, gold lettering, pale yellow endpapers, 63 stunning photos, most appear to be sepia-toned but many have subdued color. ; Published in Waco, Texas, by TG Press, 1986. No additional printings. Foreword by W. R. 'Bob' Poage. ; 'Abandoned houses, barns, schools, churches, cars, trucks, and other rural scenes' photographed in Oklahoma and Texas, 1960s-1980s, by award-winning artist William D. Adams. ; No defects to book. Jacket has edge chips and a closed tear, not affecting ny text or images.

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2.
Atack, Jeremy & Fred Bateman  
To Their Own Soil: Agriculture in the Antebellum North

Publisher: Ames: Iowa State Univ. Press, 1987 1st ed..
322pp. hardback tall 8vo: Fine in a Fine dj in Brodart poly cover [bottom corners are lightly bumped; else a nice crisp copy] The fifth title in the Henry A. Wallace Series on Agricultural History.

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3.
Atwater, Edward Storrs  
Wheat Fields of the Northwest : (Michigan, Illinois, Minnesota, Manitoba, etc) Disbound Article from Harper's Magazine, 1881

Publisher: Harper's Magazine Press; N. Y. : 1881.
Very Good+ Non-Book 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; 7 pages, no illustrations. ; 'The influence of American competition on the price of wheat'. ; Pages a bit yellowed from age, not brown or brittle. Left edge a little rough from being removed from bound volume.

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4.
Butterworth, Dan  
WAITING FOR RAIN

Publisher: Algonquin Books Chapel Hill, NC 1992.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; One farmer's struggle to hold on to a vanishing American dream.

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5.
Butterworth, Dan  
WAITING FOR RAIN

Publisher: Algonquin Books Chapel Hill, NC 1992.
Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; One farmer's struggle to hold on to a vanishing American dream. ; Trade PB; 226 pages

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6.
Crevecoeur, J Hector St. John De  
LETTERS FROM AN AMERICAN FARMER An 18th Century Thoreau Writes of the NewWorld

Publisher: Fox, Duffield & Company New York NY 1904.
Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Bookplate. Edgewear. Paper label is worn ; With a Prefotory Note by W. P. Trent and an Introduction by Ludwig Lewisohn. ; 355 pages

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7.
Gay, Carl Warren  
Productive horse husbandry, (Lippincott's farm manuals)
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Publisher: J.B. Lippincott company 1932-01-01.
Condition: Good. Unknown Binding. 4th. GOOD. Brown illustrated cloth boards, bagged for protection, approx. 6'' x 8.5'', small bumps to corners, hinge split beginning to form at half-title page, shelf wear.

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8.
Harris, Lement, Illustrated by: B&W Photos  
FROM PEASANTRY TO POWER FARMING: The Story of Soviet Agriculture

Publisher: National Council of American-Soviet Friendship New York 1968.
Photographic printed paper wraps. 63 pages with B&W photos. A history of USSR farming from Lenin to Kosygin. A close loook at collective farming. Faint soil and light wear to covers, all else clean and tight. First Edition Paperbound Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Booklet

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9.
Illustrator: Illustrated by Black and White Photos  
FACE OF RURAL AMERICA

Publisher: Department of Agriculture Washington, DC 1976.
Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; 1976 Yearbook of Agriculture

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10.
Ivins, Lester S.; and Winship, A.E, Illustrated by: B&W Photos and Portraits  
FIFTY FAMOUS FARMERS

Publisher: Macmillan and Company New York 1925.
Brown cloth hardcover, embossed, gilt spine titles. 407 pages, illustrated with B&W photos and reproductions of portraits. 50 farmers who invented the tools and practices on which modern agriculture is based, including Carl Laval - John Deere - Eli Whitney - Amos Root - Cyrus McCormick and many others. Moderate edgewear, corners slightly bumped, pencil note on front pastedown relevant to original purchase of the book. Small ink spot on front pastedown, glue shadows on pastedowns from binding process. Internally very clean and sound otherwise. BIOG 2883 Second Printing No Dust Jacket Hard Cover Good Condition 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Agriculture

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11.
Mangelsdorf, Paul C.  
Corn : Its Origin, Evolution and Improvement

Publisher: Harvard University Cambridge, Mass: 1974.
Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket First Edition Hardcover ISBN: 0674171756 262 pages; 4to (10.5") 27 cm; Large hardcover, two-toned yellow cloth, [xvi] + 262 glossy pages, main text in 3 columns, index, bibliography, footnotes, dozens of b/w photos and diagrams with detailed captions. ; Sbn 674634101. 1st edition, 1974. Chapter headings include: Theories on the origin of maize. Teosinte, the closest relative of maize. Tripsacum, a more distant relative of corn. Pod corn. Races of maize. The role of hybridization in corn's evolution. Mutations. Archaeological evidence of corn's evolution. Prehistoric wild corn and fossil pollen. More. ; Book shows no marks, no major defects, only a touch of shelfwear. Jacket is faded on spine but still readable, small closed tear near heel.

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12.
Milano, Ducato. Vicaro  
Prima Pianta, e Disegno formato del Treino Colonico in diversi pubblici sperimenti reconosciuto

Publisher: Milano, Ducato [1714-1716].
[4], [3], [3] p.; 30 cm. Three printed documents relating to experiments with a new design for a plow, invented by the Marchese D. Alessandro del Bosso and intended to reduce illness among oxen. stock#Flat0054 (hurley). Vg

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13.
Robinson, Solon, 1803-1880  
Facts for Farmers; Also for the Family Circle. A Variety of Rich Materials for All Land-Owners...
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Publisher: NY, A. J. Johnson, 1869.
Two volumes: xi, 1098 p., 22 leaves of plates, illus.; 26 cm. Title continues: about domestic animals and domestic economy, farm buildings, gardens, orchards and vineyards, and all farm crops, tools, fences, fertilization, draining and irrigation. With an appendix on the diseases and cures of domestic animals, a choice selection of reliable and indispensable law forms, and tables calculating interest at any rate per cent. required. Edited by Solon Robinson. Each plate accompanied by leaf with explanatory letterpress. We had a binder replace the spine with good leather, preserving the original stampings; the two top panels of Vol. 2 are replaced in photocopy; Very Good. Stock#OB1002.

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14.
Sloane, Eric  
Eric Sloane's America

Publisher: Galahad Books New York, NY 1982.
112/107/123 pp, blu bds w/gilt lettering, dj black w/white lettering w/color illustrated front panel. The book was originally published in three volumes as American Barns & Covered Bridges, Our Vanishing Landscape and American Yesterday. A panorama of Americana, author shows reader how to appreciate the past. Reprint Very Good- Hard Cover Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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15.
Streeter, John Williams  
THE FAT OF THE LAND: The Story of an American Farm

Publisher: The Macmillan Co., New York: 1904.
Hardcover, 8vo, brown cloth with white decorations and gilt titles. 406 pp. An account of an experiement in agriculture by a northeastern family. This volume is ex-library, ffep missing, library stamps and pocket remains on rear paste down plus a few other discrete library marks; lower corners slightly bumped, head and tail show wear. Heck, it's an interesting book anyway, and the cover and spine are very attractive with an early Art Deco design featuring stalks of grain. Hard Cover Ex-Library 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

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16.
Unknown Artist  
Plowing, Ploughing, Sowing, Milking, Hay Making, Harvesting : Five Original Engravings and Articles from Cyclopedia of Useful Knowledge, 1834-1835
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Publisher: Charles Knight & Company; London: 1834.
Very Good Non-Book 5 pages; 4to (10.75") 28cm; Five complete leaves measuring (7.25 x 10.75 inches) 18 x 27 cm, printed on both sides, with original woodcuts and articles. Extracted from disbound volume of Cyclopedia of Useful Knowledge, published in parts, 1834-1835. Edges untrimmed. Suitable for framing. ; Illustrations are captioned: Ploughing (shown) ; April, or the opening season; the Summer season; Hay making ; Harvesting. Each accompanied by brief article on the season. ; Rag paper, heavy quality, yellowed from age. Moderate foxing and offset. ; Woodcuts

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