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The Piperaceae of Northern South America

By: Trelease, William and Truman G. Yunker

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Urbana, Illinois, University of Illinois Press: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 018954

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's brown cloth with gilt lettering. Two volumes, complete. Slithtly bumped on one bottom corner, but unworn and clean both internally and externally. Volume 1, 434 pages and 398 illustrations, complete. Volume 2, pages 435 through 838 (including index) plua illustrations 394-through 674, complete. 6 1/2 X 9 Inches. Foreign postage at cost. View more info

Flowers From Old Gardens; A Selection of Old and Rare Garden Sentiments

By: Trovillion, Hal W.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Trovillion Private Press. 1951. Herrin, Illinois.: 1951

Seller ID: 1803

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Cloth backed boards. Dust wrapper (some tearing at top edge). No. 14 of 897 copies of this limited autographed edition (see colophon). Illustrations. As noted by the author in To The Reader, "Here, too, one will find old Elizabethan writers serm oni zing on gardens and the great lessens of peace and patience they teach". Two chapters are: "Early Garden Praises", "Joy of Gardening". View more info

Thinning Deciduous Fruits.

By: Tufts, Warren P.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berkeley, California, University of California, Agricultural Experiment Station.: 1923

Seller ID: 9909

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Circular No. 258. 13 pages; illustrations; wraps. Short handy pamphlet on the proper method of thinning fruit with specific recommendations for almonds, apples, peach, pear, plums, along with the reasons for thinning. View more info

Seedling Fruit Stocks.

By: Tukey, H.B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cornell University, New York State Agricultural Experiment Station.: 1929

Seller ID: 9902

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Bulletin no. 569. 34 pages; illustrations, tables; bibliography; wraps. Study of seed stock vs colonial stock in the production of fruit trees for greater uniformity. Also dealing with best planting methods for young seedlings. Clean copy. View more info

Cotton

By: Turpin, Edna

Price: $25.00

Publisher: American Book Company. (1924). New York.: 1924

Seller ID: 1811

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Cloth. Illustrations. Name and small pen markings on front and back end papers. From the Preface: "Here is the story of cotton, the world's greatest clothing material and one of its great history makers. It is simple, entertaining, accurate, u p-to- date". Chapters on: The Kingship of Cotton; The Cotton Gin; Cotton Becomes King; Dangerous Little Enemies; A Valuable Nuisance; etc. View more info

Five Hundred Points of Good Husbandry as Well for the Champion or Open Country as for the Woodland or Several Together with a Book of Huswifery Being a Calendar of Rural and Domestic Economy for Every Month in the Year (title Continued in description)

By: Tusser, Thomas (and) William Mavor

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, Lackington, Allen, and Co.: 1812

Seller ID: 8340

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


"And Exhibiting a Picture of the Agriculture, Customs, and Manners of England in the Sixteenth Century, by Thomas Tusser, Gentleman; A New Edition with Notes, Geographical, Illustrative, and Explanatory, A Glossary, and Other Improvements by William Mavor, Honorary Member of the Board of Agriculture, Etc." Original boards, cloth spine and original spine label (somewhat shipped and darkened). Untrimmed, with large margins measuring 7 1/2 by 9 1/2 inches. Two title... View more info

Report of the Secretary of Agriculture, 1891

By: United States Department of Agriculture

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office: 1892

Seller ID: 019790

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's green cloth binding. 6" x 9 1/4." 653 pages, complete. Sixty plates and maps (fifteen plates and three maps in color; thirty-four plates and eight maps in black and white) and various black and white illustrations among the text, complete. Introduction from the Office of the Secretary to the President in the front. Index in the back. A comprehensive report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture for 1891. Beautiful illustrations of pla... View more info

"Earnest Willie," or Echoes from a Recluse : Containing the Letters, Poems, Addresses and Sketches - Chiefly Moral and Religious - with Bits of Laughing Humor, Smiling Fancy and Tender Sentiment - Everywhere the Earnest Heart-Throbs.

By: Upshaw, Willie D.

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Atlanta, Georgia, The Franklin Printing and Publishing Co.: 1893

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14564

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


xxi, 625 pages; gray cloth binding with gilt lettering. Faded with wear along the edges, top and bottom of the spine also worn. Willie Upshaw was an invalid for nine years and dictated this account of his life and thoughts. Hurt from a farming injury, he lived in a bed for seven years. Very good copy. View more info

Fertilizer Experiments with Citrus Trees.

By: Vaile, R. S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berkeley, California, University of California, Agricultural Experiment Station.: 1922

Seller ID: 9903

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Bulletin No. 345. Pages 465-512; illuatrations, charts, tables; wraps. Published results of fertilizer experiments carrried out at five locations in California along with a review of the literature. Deals with the planting and care of the trees and yields and data gathered. Clean copy. View more info

Agricultural Almanac for the Year of Our Lord 1891, Being the Third after Leap Year, and Until the 4th of July, the 115th of American Independence

By: Various

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lancaster, Pa, John Baer's Sons: 1891

Seller ID: 14156

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


[67th Volume]. [36] pages; calendars; illustrated paper wrapper (6 3/4 x 8 3/8 inch) chipped and frayed along the edges. A almanac centered in the Pennsylvania 'Dutch' country of Lancaster, Pa. Standard fare of agricultural information, calendars, and basic advice. Very good clean copy. View more info

Agricultural Almanac, for the Year of Our Lord 1887; Being the Third After Leap Year, and Until the 4th of July, the 111th of American Independence

By: Various

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lancaster, Pa, John Baer's Sons.: 1887

Seller ID: 14157

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


[62d Volume]. [36] pages; calendars; illustrated paper wrapper (6 3/4 x 8 3/8 inch} chipped and frayed along the edges. An almanac centered in the Pennsylvania 'Dutch' country of Lancaster, Pa. Standard fare of agricultural information, calendars, and basic advice. Very good clean copy. View more info

Agricultural Almanac, for the Year of Our Lord 1894, Being the Second After Leap Year, and Until the 4th of July, the 118th of American Indepenedence

By: Various

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lancaster, Pa, John Baer's Sons: 1893

Seller ID: 14159

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


[69th Volume]. [36] pages; calendars; illustrated paper wrapper ( 6 3/4 x 8 3/8 inch) with minor missing chips along the edges. An almanac centered in the Pennsylvania 'Dutch' country of Lancaster, Pa. Standard fare of agricultural information, calendars, and basic farm advice. Very good clean copy. View more info

Hortus : a Concise Dictionary of Gardening, General Horticulture and Cultivated Plants in North America

By: Various

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1930

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 015442

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Compiled by L. H. Bailey and Ethel Zoe Bailey. Publisher's red cloth binding with chipping at base and top of spine, some splitting at front hinge. Gilt lettering on front and spine. 652 pages with 16 black and white plates, complete. Comprehensive reference book for the horticulturist. Tipped-in signature of L. H. Bailey (who compiled this book with Ethel Zoe Bailey) on front free endpaper. View more info

Map Showing Corn Belts of Different Degrees of Temperature During the Corn Growing Season.

By: Vaughan, J.C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Vaughan's Seed Store:

Seller ID: 10822

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


"Compliments of Vaughan's Seed Store". circa.1900s. Map: (8 3/8 x 7 1/4 inch), showing the United States from the Dakota's to Pennsylvania and the Canadian border to Tennessee with bands of white and blue regions of temperature during the corn growing season. Based on the map of 1885 by J.C. Vaughan using U.S. Government Isothermal Maps. Short tear (1/2 inch) along one of the folds. View more info

Selected List of References Relating to Irrigation in California.

By: Venable, Reid.

Price: $15.00

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

Seller ID: 9683

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Agricultural Experiment Station, Circular No. 260. 62 pages, appendix, paper wrapper. Annotated bibliography of literature relating to irrigation in California. Covers annual reports to yearbooks by Department of Agriculture, Congress, Department of Commerce and Labor, Governors' Conference, Department of Interior, and Societies and Organizations. View more info

Vick's Flower and Vegetable Garden.

By: Vick, James

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Rochester, New York, Published By James Vick:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11134

Condition: Collectible-Good


circa.1890. 214 pages; illustrations, color plates; index, ads; bound in dark tan cloth with floral decoration and title on the cover, gilt lettering on the spine. Wear to the top and bottom of the spine, bent corners on the covers. Former owner's signature in ink 'Ira E. Terry' on front flyleaf. Covers: flower cultivation; lawn and garden design; winter garden; insect enemies in house; floral decorations; watering; glossary and classification; annuals, perennials, beddi... View more info

Les Fleurs, A Paris, Culture et Commerce.

By: Vilmorin, Philippe L. De

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Paris, France, Librairie J.-B. Bailliere et Fils: 1892

Seller ID: 12501

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


[Written in French] viii, 324 pages; illustrations; 1/4 vellum binding with leather label on the spine, wear to the top of the spine. The volume is devoted to gardening, the raising of flowers and identification. He also goes into the commercial production of flowers in France. A handsome book. View more info

Fruit-bud Development in Strawberry Varieties and Species.

By: Waldo, George F.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., U.S. Dept of Agriculture: 1930

Seller ID: 8873

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Seperate in pamphlet form from JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH, 40 #5 (March 1, 1930) pages 393-407. A study of the course of fruit-bud development in representative varieties and several species. Very clean copy with former owner's initials in ink at right top of cover. View more info

Nitrogenous Fertilizer Experiments, Delta Branch Station.

By: Walker, C.B., E.C. Ewing, and Ide P. Trotter.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Agricultural College, Mississippi, Mississippi Agricultural Experiment Station.: 1922

Seller ID: 9862

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Bulletin no. 207. 24 pages; tables. Experiments using nitrogenous fertilizers in the Mississippi delta with the results and cost. View more info

The Plants of China and Their Usefulness to Man

By: Walker, Egbert H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Smithsonian Institution: 1943

Seller ID: 14546

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


'From the Smithsonian Report for 1943, Pages 325-362 (Publication 3754)'. Pages 325-362; 12 plates; pale green paper wrapper (6 1/8 x 9 5/8 inch). Evidence of a fold, lower left corner. A brief essay of the botany and flora of China and the role it has played in its history and economy. Illustrations supplement the text. Very good clean copy. View more info