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1 Injector Type: Deep Well Pumps and Pressure Systems (Patented May 13, 1930) Pressure Systems for All Purposes
Berkeley, California Jacuzzi Brothers, Inc. Soft cover Very Good Book 
No date, but circa 1930. Illustrated with line drawings and photos. The Jacuzzi Company, using this technology, went on to invent the hot tub many years later. Former owner's signature on front cover. Minor pencil notations internally. 7 x 10 inches. 20 pages. 
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2 Original Stereocard Photograph. "No. 2483 Floral Fountain, National Military Home O."
Chicago, Picturesque America, Gates Brothers No Binding Very Good Book 
Original stereocard photograph. Card measures, 7 X 3 1/2, photograph measures 6 X 3 inches. Photograph shows a large green tree with smaller green foliage surrounding and a lake in the background. Card is slightly bowed. Card is clean. 
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3 True Temper Garden Book. How to Have Finer Flowers, Vegetables, Lawns
Cleveland Ohio The American Fork & Hoe Co. 1937 Soft cover Very Good Book 
Original green, black, white and orange illustrated wrapper with a garden scene on the front cover. 6 X 9 inches. 112 pages which include 16 pages of garden notes in the back. Numerous black and white illustrations. Topics discussed in this copy are, planning the home grounds, the soil: foundation of gardening success, preparing the seed bed, hotbeds and cold frames for early plants, transplanting seedling plants, when to plant outdoors, the vegetable garden, planting and care, cultural directions for 56 garden vegetables and small fruit, flower gardening, lawns, pruning fruit and ornamental trees and shrubs, insect pests and plant diseases and approved remedies for insect pests and plant diseases. Pages are clean and complete. Binding is tight. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4 U.S. Department Of Agriculture Farmers' Bulletin No. 829 Asparagus
Washington D.C. United States Department of Agriculture 1927 Soft cover Fine Book 
Original black and white wrapper with black lettering and photograph on the front cover. 5 3/4 X 9 inches. 17 pages. Copy contains 11 black and white photographs. Contents in this issue, extent of the industry, soils for asparagus and their preparation, manures and fertilizers, growing asparagus roots, planting asparagus roots, cultivation of asparagus, care after the cutting season, duration of a plantation, harvesting and packing, asparagus rust, asparagus varieties, insects, canning, forcing and cost of production and returns. Copy is clean and complete. Binding is tight. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5 Adams, R.L. California Farm Tenancy and Methods of Leasing.
Berkeley, California University of California, College of Agriculture 1923 Soft cover Collectible-Fine Book 
Agricultureal Experiment Station, Circular No. 272. 48 pages, map, paper wrapper. Covers status of farm tenancy in California; leasing practices for farming, dairies, livestock ranges, poultry plants, various crops; legal requirements and framework; provisions for various types of leases. Discusses leasing methods of Sacramento and San Joaquin Deltas. 
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6 Allen, Charles Original Duck Stamp Print with Stamp - "Gadwall"
Minneapolis, Minnesota Voyageur Art 1983 No Binding Collectible-As New Book 
No. 1077 of 1990 signed by artist. Includes 1983 Nevada Department of Wildlife Stamp based on this print. Print size 9 x 6 1/2 inches, paper size 14 x 12 inches. Backed by white cardboard in shrink wrap. Lovely print of two Gadwall ducks in flight over a lake. Charles Allen is a San Francisco Bay area artist who has won the California, Nevada, Colorado and Rhode Island Duck Stamp Competitions. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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7 Allen, Charles Original Duck Stamp Print with Stamp - "Green-Winged Teall"
Minneapolis, Minnesota Voyageur Art 1983 No Binding Collectible-As New Book 
No. 579 of 750 signed by artist. Includes 1983 California Duck Stamp based on this print. Print size 9 x 6 1/2 inches, paper size 14 x 12 inches. Backed by white cardboard in shrink wrap. Lovely print of two Green-Winged Teal ducks in flight over a lake. Charles Allen is a San Francisco Bay area artist who has won the California, Nevada, colorado and Rhode Island Duck Stamp Competitions. 
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8 Allen, F.W. Apple Growing in California.
Berkeley, California University of California, Agricultural Experiment Station. 1937 Soft cover Collectible-Fine Book 
Bulletin 425, revised. 95 pages pamphlet; illustrations, tables; wraps. Goes into all the areas of cultivation of apples along with the results of studies carried out by the university. Deals also with the wide varities from Winter Bananas to Tompkins King, where to plant them and best ways of marketing them localy and nationally. Good overview of the state of apple production in California during the 1930s and what technology was envolved. 
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9 Allen, Grant Flowers and Their Pedigrees
D. Appleton and Company. 1884. New York. 1884 Hardcover Collectible-Very Good Book 
First American edition. Illustrated cloth. Illustrations. As stated by the author in the Preface, "these little essays originally appeared as articles. in periodicals". He writes briefly of the colorful and varied plant life in England and in detai l about some specific plants: The Daisy's Pedigree; The Romance of a Wayside Weed; Cleavers (goose-grass, a weed); etc. 
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10 Allen, Ruth F. A Cytological Study of Heterothallism in Puccinia Graminis.
Washington, D. C. Secretary of Agriculture 1930 Soft cover Collectible-Fine Book 
Reprited from JOURNAL OF AGRICULTUREAL RESEARCH, 40 (#7 1930), pages 585-614, gray-green wrapper, illustrations, bibliography. A summation concerning heterothallism in the fungi thro 1930 with extensive bibliography. 
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11 Allison, F.E. Con Nodule Bacteria of Leguminous Plants Fox Atmospheric Nitrogen in the Absence of the Host?
Washington, D.C. Secretary of Agriculture 1929 Soft cover Collectible-Fine Book 
Reprinted from JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH, 29 (#12 December 15, 1929). Gray wrapper, pages 893-924, tables, bilbiography. Examination of the literauture dealing with Nitrogen-fixation of leguminous plants up through 1929. 
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12 Anonymous A Calendar of Wildflowers 1980.
Placerville, Calif. The Blackwood Press. 1979 No Binding Collectible-Fine Book Simpson, Edmund E. 
Number 46 of an edition of 200 copies issued. Tied gathering of twelve months, plus title page and colophon page (4 1/2 x 9 inch). Wildflowers are printed in multiple colors from linoleum blocks cut by the printer, Dr. Edmund E. Simpson. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13 Anonymous A Wildflower Calendar 1982.
Placerville, Calif. The Blackwood Press 1981 No Binding Collectible-Fine Book Simpson, Edmund E. 
Issued in an edition of 180 copies. Spiral bound copy on stiff (65 wt) paper, 4 pages plus title and colophon sheets. Multicolor flowers printed from linoleum blocks cut by the printer. Also contains an extra copy of the Lupine page, 1982, and the Dogwood page for 1984 (7 1/2 x 11 inch). 
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14 Anonymous Farmers' Bulletins: Department Bulletins, Circulars, Agriculture Yearbooks.
Washington, D. C. Department of Agriculture. 1920 Soft cover Collectible-Fine Book 
50 pages; pamphlet. 'Price List 16'. Listing of publications available for sale from the Department of Agriculture. They include: Department Annual Reports, Department Bulletins, Department Circulars, Farmers' Bulletins, and Yearbooks. 
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15 Anonymous Inspection of Insecticides and Fungicides, 1920
Geneva, New York New York Agricultural Experiment Station 1920 Soft cover Collectible-Very Good Book 
New York Agricultural Extension Service, Bulletin No. 481. Staple bound booklet, paper wrapper. Previous owner's signature on front, otherwise very good condition. 18 pages of tables, giving the results of the chemical analysis of various insecticides and fungicides. 
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16 Anonymous Le Bon Jardinier Almanach Pour L'Annee 1857: Contenant; Les Principes Generaux de Culture; L'Indication, Mois Par Mois, Des Travaux a Faire Dans Les Jardins; etc.
Librairie Agricole De La Maison Rustique. 1857. Paris. 1857 Hardcover Collectible-Very Good Book 
Quarter leather with marbled boards. Illustrations. English title, The Good Gardener, an Almanac. Water stain upper right from title page through XLIX. Quite foxed. 
Price: 47.50 USD
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17 Anonymous Lilly's No. 11: What, When and How to Plant Crop Book.
Portland, Oregon The Chas. H. Lilly Co. Soft cover Collectible-Fine Book 
circa.1920. 23 pages; paper wrapper with title on the cover (7 1/2 x 11 inch). Catalogue for vegetable seeds that are specific to the Pacific Northwest. Fine clean copy. 
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18 Anonymous Origianal Stereocard Photograph. "Views of Shaw's Missouri Botanical Garden - #9, Parterre and Palm House."
St Louis, Mo. Boehl & Koenig, Photographers No Binding Collectible-Very Good Book 
circa.1868. Original stereoview, with original number #9 and description from the back of the card. Original photograph mounted on yellow card stock, flat, with rounded corners. View looking toward the Palm-House over the formal gardens with several male gardeners in the view. Slightly bumped corners. 
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19 Anonymous Original Photograph - "Burnham Beeches F.C.O.S. 440"
No Binding Collectible-Fine Book 
Circa 1880. View of beech trees in a park in Burnham. Photograph (6 3/4 x 4 1/4 inch) mounted on white cardstock (8 x 6 inch). Title in white at the base of the photo. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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20 Anonymous Original Sterecard Photograph. "Henequen, Wealth of Yucatan, from Which Sisal Fibre is Produced, Mexico."
Meadville, Pa Keystone View Company No Binding Collectible-Very Good Book 
# 16100 (289). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about the plant and its production into hemp or cordage. View of a plantation of Henequen (they average 500 acres) in the Yucatan of Mexico. Nice clean copy, save a slight bend to the upper left corner. 
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