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True Temper Garden Book. How to Have Finer Flowers, Vegetables, Lawns

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cleveland Ohio, The American Fork & Hoe Co.: 1937

Seller ID: 017568


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 an... View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "No. 2483 Floral Fountain, National Military Home O."

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago,, Picturesque America, Gates Brothers:

Seller ID: 017784


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. View more info

U.S. Department Of Agriculture Farmers' Bulletin No. 829 Asparagus

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., United States Department of Agriculture: 1927

Seller ID: 018416


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, i... View more info

California Farm Tenancy and Methods of Leasing.

By: Adams, R.L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berkeley, California, University of California, College of Agriculture: 1923

Seller ID: 9684


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. View more info

Original Duck Stamp Print with Stamp - "Gadwall"

By: Allen, Charles

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota, Voyageur Art: 1983

Seller ID: 015699


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. View more info

Original Duck Stamp Print with Stamp - "Green-Winged Teall"

By: Allen, Charles

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota, Voyageur Art: 1983

Seller ID: 015700


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. View more info

Apple Growing in California.

By: Allen, F.W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berkeley, California, University of California, Agricultural Experiment Station.: 1937

Seller ID: 9897


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. View more info

Flowers and Their Pedigrees

By: Allen, Grant

Price: $37.50

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company. 1884. New York.: 1884

Seller ID: 1802


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. View more info

A Cytological Study of Heterothallism in Puccinia Graminis.

By: Allen, Ruth F.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Secretary of Agriculture: 1930

Seller ID: 9725


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. View more info

Con Nodule Bacteria of Leguminous Plants Fox Atmospheric Nitrogen in the Absence of the Host?

By: Allison, F.E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Secretary of Agriculture: 1929

Seller ID: 9727


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. View more info

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.

By: Anonymous

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Librairie Agricole De La Maison Rustique. 1857. Paris.: 1857

Seller ID: 1795


Quarter leather with marbled boards. Illustrations. English title, The Good Gardener, an Almanac. Water stain upper right from title page through XLIX. Quite foxed. View more info

Proceedings of the American Society of Agronomy; Volume I, 1907, 1908, 1909; Volume 2, 1910; Volume 3, 1911

By: Anonymous

Price: $50.00

Publisher: American Society of Agronomy. 1910. (No City).: 1910

Seller ID: 3157


Cloth. Illustrations. Vol. I (1907) through Vol. 3 (1911). A fourth volume was published in 1912. Volume 1 talks include: Development and Proper Status of Agronomy; The Testing of Varieties as Foundation Work in the Improvement of Farm Crops; The Si ze of Experiment Plots for Field Crops; Value of Field Study of Soils; Instruction in Soil Physics; Some Soil Problems in Oklahoma; etc. Split at spine at title page. Volume 2 talks include: A Test of Planting Plats with the ... View more info

Report of the Commissioner of Agriculture for the Year1884

By: Anonymous

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1884

Seller ID: 3485


6 colored plates (animal disease); 35 black and white illustrations (plants, insects); 27 diagrams (agricultural production); 3 maps (Southern cattle fever). Sun fading to spine. Small white spots to top of front cover. 581 pages. Annual report to the President of the United States on the status of agriculture in the U. S. Includes crop production, cattle diseases, plant diseases, swine bacteria, insect infestations, remedies, etc. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph - Views of Shaw's Missouri Botanical Garden

By: Anonymous

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 3912


Circa 1900. Scene shows planted areas amid walkways with larger plants and a statue as the focal point. Some visitors strolling on walkways. No name of publisher, studio or date. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph - Como Park, St. Paul, Minn. 1903

By: Anonymous

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Underwood & Underwood: 1903

Seller ID: 4013


Scene shows an embankment with a stairway of flowers forming designs and an entryway of flowers at the top of the stairs. A little girl is sitting on the embankment. Title is "The way to Fairyland, up stairway of flowers and through living Gates". View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph: "Burbank, the Plant Wizzard, Santa Rosa, Cal."

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 8155


3 1/4 x 7 inches. Shows Luther Burbank standing, circa 1915, among his spineless cactus. Numbered 235-16746 by the publisher. Two columns of text on back concerning Burbank and his horticulture experiments. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph: Harvesting Oilves, Tulare County, California."

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 8191


3 1/4 x 7 i nches. Numbered 240-16745 by the publisher. Shows men in olive grove, one on a tall ladder, one manning the filled boxes and three picking olives while standing on ground. Circa 1910. Two columns of text on back discussing the olive growing industry worldwide. View more info

Premium List. Rules and Regulations for the Annual Klamath County Fair and Products Show.

By: Anonymous

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Klamath Falls, Oregon, Klamath Country Fair Board.:

Seller ID: 8845


6 volumes; 1926 through 1931, 4 X 9 inches in original wrappers. 1926 is 37 pages, others vary between 70 and 90 pages. They list the animals, crops, fruits and vegetables, flowers, and handicrafts that can be exhibited at the county fair along with the amounts given to the exhibition winners. The pamphlets are half filled with exhibition rules and half with advertising of local merchants. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "View in U.S. Botanical Garden, West Side of Capitol"

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, N.Y., E. & H.T. Anthony & Co.:

Seller ID: 8963


No. 6465 of "Views in Washington City, D.C." Stereograph card (6 3/4 x 3 1/4 inch) on a yellow card. View of the Green House under construction in the Botanical Gardens with the dome of the Capitol in the background. Some soiling to card and image with the label attached to the back. Late 19th century image. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "Husking Coconuts, Near Pagsanjan, Island of Luzon, P.I."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 8970


Image # 10074 T (T311). Stereograph gray card ( 7 x 3 1/2 inch) with comments printed on the back. Photo of several workers husking the coconuts under palm trees. A seasoned worker can husk up to 3000 coconuts a day! Nice bright image. View more info