Category: Gardening


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Inspection of Insecticides and Fungicides, 1920

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Geneva, New York, New York Agricultural Experiment Station: 1920

Seller ID: 016732

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

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. View more info

Publications of the Forest Service.

By: Arnold, Joseph A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Department of Agriculture: 1913

Seller ID: 9845

Condition: Collectible-Fine

5 page pamphlet. Lists published works from the Department of Agriculture, Forest Service. Includes bulletins, reports, circulars, miscellaneous, silvical leaflets, farmers' bulletins, and separates from the yearbooks. Lists publications up through 1913. View more info

Four Oaks Library. [With] Four Oaks Farm.

By: Austin, Gabriel [editor]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Somerville, New Jersey, Privately Printed: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11533

Condition: Collectible-Fine

1250 copies printed by The Thistle Press (Volume II in an edition of 1000 copies). I: xxii, 135 pages; illustrations; bibliography; bound in gray boards with black backstrip, gilt lettering. II: 113 pages; illustrations; bound in gray boards with black backstrip, gilt lettering. Both boxed in the same slipcase (6 1/2 x 10 inch). Volume one deals with the rare book collections with descriptions of the more rare books and manuscripts of Samuel Johnson, Boswell, Wilde and o... View more info

Control of Insect Pests in Stored Grain

By: Back, E. A., And R. T. Cotton

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, U. S. Department of Agriculture: 1929

Seller ID: 12590

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Revised from 1926 edition. Farmers' Bulletin No. 1483. 30 pages; illustrations; paper wrapper (5 3/4 x 9 inch). Covers initial infestations, use of fumigation, discussion of heaver-than-air fumigants, use of hydrocyanic-acid gas. Very good clean copy. View more info

The Biology of the Bean Thrips.

By: Bailey, Stanley F.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berkely, California, Hilgardia, A Journal of Agricultural Science.: 1933

Seller ID: 9823

Condition: Collectible-Fine

HILGARDIA, 7 (June 1933): 467-522, map, illustrations, tables, bibliography. Concerns the biological life of Bean thrips of the order Thysanoptera. Complete issue of Hilgardia. Former owner's name on the front cover 'Calvert E. Norland'. View more info

Wild Violets of North America

By: Baird, Viola Brainerd

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Berkeley, California, University of California Press: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 14476

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Number 699 of 1000 copies. xv, 225 pages; illustrations, endmaps; bibliography, index; light blue cloth binding, dust jacket (frayed and torn along the edges). A study of wild Violets in North America by one of the leading experts in the field. Very good clean copy of the first printing. View more info

A Guide to the Spider Mites of Cotton.

By: Baker, Edward W., And A. Earl Pritchard.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berkeley, California, Hilgardia, A Journal of Agricultural Science.: 1953

Seller ID: 9923

Condition: Collectible-Fine

HILGARDIA, 22 (July 1953): 203-234, illustrations, bibliography. Complete issue devoted to Barer's article. "The present article contains information on all tetranychid mites known from forage crops in the United States and Canada except for Bryobia praetiosa." View more info

$2000 a Year on Fruits and Flowers : My Ten-Rod Farm and How I Became A Florist. $550 a Year from the Strawberry Garden. Farming by Inches and With Brains. The Flower Garden and How to Manage It

By: Barnard, Charles

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, Chicago, Toronto, John C. Winston Co.:

Seller ID: 015429

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Circa 1900. Publisher's cloth binding with black lettering and decoration. Some rubbing and separation at front hinge. This volume combines the author's novels "Gardening for Money" (1869) and "My Ten Rod Farm" (1869) View more info

Central Wire Bracing for Fruit Trees.

By: Barnard, L.C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berkeley, California, Univerity of California, Agriclutural Experiment Station.: 1922

Seller ID: 9906

Condition: Collectible-Fine

Circular No. 244. 10 pages; illustrations; wraps. Pamphlet on the use of wire support for fruit trees instead of wooden props and the results as carried out by the Davis Experimental Farm. View more info

House Plants and How to Grow Them

By: Barnes, Parker T.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company. 1909. New York.: 1909

Seller ID: 1762

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

First edition. Illustrated cloth. Illustrations. Private book plate on front end paper. The author has written a "how to" book of window gardens and house plants. In the Preface, he states, "The purpose of the present volume is to discuss full y tho se plants which are sure to succeed". He writes about the soil foundation, potting and repotting, flowering plants for house conditions, etc. View more info

Stem End Rot of Apples

By: Barnum, Clyde C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Science: 1922

Seller ID: 9707

Condition: Collectible-Fine

Reprinted from SCIENCE, LV (#1435, June 30, 1922). 4 page pamphlet. An account of the stem rot process on apples sampled from Berkeley, California. View more info

The Tropical Crops. A Popular Treatment Of The Practice Of Agriculture In Tropical REgions, With Discussion Of Cropping Systems And Methods Of Growing The Leading Products.

By: Barrett, Otis Warren

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1928

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 018348

Condition: Fine

Original blue cloth with gilt lettering on front cover. 5 1/4 X 7 1/2 inches. 445 pages which include 21 pages of Index. Part of the Rural Science Series. Copy contains 24 black and white plates. All plates are present and fully intact. Contents in this copy, tropical field practices and conditions, geography and climate of tropical regions, living conditions for the tropical planter, coffee, cacao, tea, sugar-cane, the citrus fruits, the pineapple, the bananas, other tr... View more info

The Orange Tortrix, Argyrotaenia Citrana.

By: Basinger, A.J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berkeley, California, California Agricultural Experiment Station: 1938

Seller ID: 9697

Condition: Collectible-Fine

Reprinted from HILGARDIA, 11, Number 11 (September 1938). Pages 635-669; illustrations, tables, charts; bilbiography; paper wrapper. Former owner's stamp "Agricultural Extension Service - Santa Ana". Introduced from the Pacific Islands before 1885 to southern California, it has become a major pest to orange and citrus crops. Deals with the biology of the stages, seasonal activities, economic damage, other species that are companions, and attempts to control it. View more info

Experiment Station Work, LXVII

By: Beal, W.H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Department of Agriculture: 1912

Seller ID: 9849

Condition: Collectible-Fine

24 page pamphlet, Farmers' Bulletin 479, containing: Screening Cabbage Seed Beds, Spraying Apple Orchards, New Type of Spray Nozzle, Preparation of Corn for Hogs, Experiments in Beef Production, Preparation of Choice Hams, Factors Affecting Fat in Cream. View more info

Production of Tomatoes for Canning and Manufacturing

By: Beattie, James H., W.R. Beattie, S.P. Doolittle

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, U. S. Department of Agriculture: 1942

Seller ID: 12586

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Farmers' Bulletin No 1901. 37 pages; illustrations; illustrated paper wrapper (5 3/4 x 9 1/8 inch). Intro - 'This bulletin supersedes Farmers' Bulletin 1233.' Anything and everything one would want to know about raising tomatoes, pre-WWII. Former owners name on the cover with author's name and year published. View more info

U.S. Department Of Agriculture Farmers' Bulletin No. 434 The Home Production Of Onion Seed And Sets

By: Beattie, W. R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., United States Department of Agriculture: 1925

Seller ID: 018415

Condition: Fine

Original black and white wrapper with black lettering and photograph on the front cover. 5 3/4 X 9 inches. 13 pages. Copy contains 11 black and white photographs. Contents of this issue, home production of onion seed and production of onion sets. Copy has slight creases on the bottom of pages. Text is not affected. Light soiling on the bottom edge of back cover. Pages are clean and complete. Binding is tight. View more info

Cucumber Growing.

By: Beattie, W.R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Department of Agriculture: 1928

Seller ID: 9770

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Farmers' Bulletin No. 1563. 22 pages; illustrations; pamphlet. Covers the planting, growing, processing and selling of cucumbers. View more info

U.S. Department Of Agriculture Farmers' Bulletin No. 1242. Permanent Fruit and Vegetable Gardens

By: Beattie, W.R. and Close, C.P.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., United States Department of Agriculture: 1924

Seller ID: 018431

Condition: Fine

Original black and white wrapper with black lettering and photograph on the front cover. 5 3/4 X 9 inches. 18 pages. Copy contains 11 black and white photographs. Contents in this issue, perennial garden crops, perennial vegetables and small fruits. Front cover has a few small spots. Pages are clean and complete. Binding is tight. View more info

The Book of the Strawberry : with Sections Also on the Raspberry, Blackberry, Logan Berry, and Japanese Wineberry

By: Beckett, Edwin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London and New York, John Lane : The Bodley Head: 1902

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 015894

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Publisher's green cloth binding with illustration on front of formal garden and building. Some rubbing along edges, bottom corners bumped, spine split at page 80. 83 pages with 11 illustrations and 4 pages of publisher advertisements in back. Volume 9 in the Handbooks of Practical Gardening series. Edwin Beckett was head-gardener for Lord Aldenham at Aldenham House in Hertfordshire. Lord Aldenham's brother, Hon. Vicary Gibbs, was a Member of Parliament and an avid plant ... View more info

Northern Woodlot Trees; A Guide to the Identification of Trees and Woods to Accompany Farm Woodlands, A Handbook for Students, Teachers and Farmers and Woodsmen

By: Berry, James Berthold

Price: $25.00

Publisher: World Book Company. 1924. Yonkers-on-Hudson, New York.: 1924

Seller ID: 1767

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Illustrated cloth. Illustrations. The book contains an Introduction on How to Identify Trees and How to Identify Woods. Other sections include: The Needle-leaf Trees (pines, spruces); The Broadleaf Trees (Trees with Compound Leaves - ashes, hick ori es, walnuts); (Trees with Lobed or Divided Leaves - the oaks, mulberries, maples); etc. View more info