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U.S. Department Of Agriculture Farmers' Bulletin No. 887. Raspberry Culture

By: Darrow, George M.

Price: $15.00

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

Seller ID: 018450

Condition: Fine


Original black and white wrapper with black and white lettering on the front cover. 6 X 9 inches. 38 pages. Copy contains 33 black and white photographs or illustrations. Contents of this issue are, types of raspberries, extent and distribution of raspberry growing, location of a plantation, site of a plantation, preparing the land, planting, moister supply in the soil, intercropping, tillage, maintenance of fertility, systems of training and pruning, winter protection, duration of a plantation, harvesting, yields, diseases and insets, propagation, varieties and uses. Slight water stain on the... View more info

U.S. Department Of Agriculture Farmers' Bulletin No. 1399. Blackberry Growing

By: Darrow, George M.

Price: $15.00

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

Seller ID: 018451

Condition: Fine


Original black and white wrapper with black lettering on the front cover. 5 3/4 X 8 9 inches. 18 pages. Copy contains 14 black and white photographs or illustrations. Contents of this issue, location of the plantation, soils, preparation of the soil, propagation. pollination, planting. crops between rows, cultivation, fertilizers, training the plants, mulching, harvesting, yields, winter protection, productive life of the plantation, insects and diseases, where different varieties do best, characteristics of varieties, hybrids and novelties and blackberry by products. Copy has a small spot on ... View more info

U.S. Department Of Agriculture Farmers' Bulletin No. 1027. Strawberry Culture Western United States

By: Darrow, Geroge M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., United States Department of Agriculture: 1922

Seller ID: 018427

Condition: Fine


Original black and white wrapper with black lettering and illustrations on the front cover. 5 3/4 X 9 inches. 30 pages. Copy contains 16 black and white photographs. Contents in this issue, region to which this bulletin applies, factors limiting strawberry production, preparation of the soil, how to obtain plants, time of planting, planting and training systems, number of plants per acre, care of plants, setting the plants, care after planting, maintaining the fertility of the soil, irrigation strawberries, the strawberry as an intercrop, duration of a plantation, renewing the plantation, harv... View more info

A Revision of the American Species of Empoasca Known to Occur North of Mexico.

By: Delong, Dwight M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, United States Department of Agriculture: 1931

Seller ID: 13499

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


'Technical Bulletin No. 231 (January 1931)'. 59 pages; figures, maps; bibliography; yellow paper wrapper (5 7/8 x 9 1/8 inch). Evidence of a vertical fold, former owner's name on the cover. A examination of Empoasca (leaf hoppers) in North America and its economic impact on the crops cultivated. Very good clean copy. View more info

Pecan Leaf Blotch.

By: Demaree, J.B., And J.R. Cole

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Govenment Printing Office: 1930

Seller ID: 9718

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Reprinted from JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH, 40 (#9 May 1, 1930). Pages 777-789, illustration, bibliography. Seperate with wrapper and former owner's initials on cover "H.E.T.". Study of causes and effects of leaf blotch on peacan trees and methods to prevent this, especially in the south. View more info

What to Do with Herbs: With an Appendix of Recipes

By: Dennis, Mary Cable

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton and Company, Incorporated: 1939

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 021231

Condition: Fine


Original publisher's yellow cloth binding with green and yellow dust wrapper. 5 3/8" x 7 5/8." Ninety-one pages, complete. One green and white photographic frontispiece, complete. Dust wrapper and pages and covers of the book are very clean and intact. Binding is tight. There is a small puncture mark that affects both the dust wrapper and the front cover book but appears shallower on the book. Dust wrapper is clean and intact but has slight wear at the corners and head and tail of the spine. Dust wrapper not price-clipped. No remainder marks. A Fine book in a Near Fine dust w... View more info

Ramie, a Fiber-Yielding Plant.

By: Dewey, Lyster H.

Price: $15.00

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

Seller ID: 9861

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Miscellaneous Circular No. 110. 12 pages; illustration, tables; wraps. Deals with the plant from Asia, Ramie, a fiber plant and the methods of propagation and turning it into a useful product. View more info

Removal of Spray Residue from Allples and Pears in the Pacific Northwest.

By: Diehl, H.C., D.F. Fisher, Henry Hartman, J.R. Harman, J.R. Magness, and R.H. Robinson.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Department of Agriculture: 1929

Seller ID: 9883

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Circular No. 59. 19 pages; wrapper. Discussion of the cleaning of fruit and the results of the treatment on the fruit causing injury and storage diseases. Clean copy. View more info

Science of Successful Threshing

By: Dingee-MacGregor

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Racine, Wisconsin., J. I. Case Threshing Machine Co: 1911

Seller ID: 017087

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth with white lettering on front cover and illustrated on back cover. 5 1/4 X 7 1/2 inches. 256 pages including 8 pages of index. Copy has several black and white illustrations and diagrams. Copy is very clean, tight and complete. Dust jacket is very thin paper in clear plastic dust jacket cover. Dust jacket is slightly chipped on top. Copy and dust jacket are clean, tight and complete. Very uncommon to have a dust jacket. View more info

The Potato Eelworm

By: Doten, S. B., and Peter Frandsen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Reno, Nevada, The Unversity of Nevada: 1911

Seller ID: 016729

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Agricultural Experiment Station University of Nevada, Bulletin No. 76. Translated into Italian by Miss Marie Trosi. Staple bound booklet, paper wrapper. Previous owner's signature in ink on front, some bending and chipping along edges, not affecting text. 7 pages with 2 illustrations. The potato eelworm is a nematode that is a major threat to potato agriculture. View more info

Repetitional Diplanetism in the Genus Phytophthora

By: Drechsler, Charles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Govenment Printing Office: 1930

Seller ID: 9731

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Reprint from JOURNAL OF AGRICULTUREAL RESEARCH, 40 (#6 March 15, 1930). Pages 557-573, figure, bibliography. A study of repetitional diplanetism in Phytophthora which causes pink rot in potatoes. View more info

Dreer's Garden Book: 92nd Annual Edition

By: Dreer, Henry A.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: 1930

Seller ID: 019151

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's wrapper. 7 1/2" x 10 1/2." 224 pages, complete. Pages and covers are very neat and clean. Binding is tight. Cover has black, blue, orange, and white color illustrations. The catalog lists seeds, plants, and other gardening products offered by the House of Dreer and their prices. The catalog also contains color illustrations and black and white photographs. On the inside of the back cover is a list of other gardening books also for sale by Dreer's. View more info

The Pea Aphid on Peas and Methods for Its Control

By: Dudley, J. E., Jr., And T. E. Bronson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, U.S. Department of Agriculture: 1943

Seller ID: 12587

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Farmers' Bulletin No. 1945. 14 pages; illustrations; paper wrapper (5 3/4 x 9 1/4 inch). Scientific report on the control of pea aphids, both chemical and ecological. Very good clean copy. View more info

The Peach Twig-Borer (Anarsia lineatella Zeller).

By: Duruz, Willis P.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berkeley, Calif, University of California, Agricultural Extension Service.`: 1923

Seller ID: 9879

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Bulletin # 355. 419-464; tables; bibliography; paper wraps. Reviews the literature, description of the pest (worm), its life history, spraying experiments of 1921 & 1922 with recommendations, and bibliography. clean copy. View more info

Harvesting and Handling California Pears for Eastern Shipment.

By: Duruz, Willis P.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berkeley, California, University of California, Agricultural Extension Service.: 1922

Seller ID: 9882

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Circular No. 240. 19 pages; illustrations; wrapper. Concerned with apricots and plums in their production in California. Clean copy. View more info

'Labratory Experiments on the Control of Three Species of Fruit Flies (Tephritidae)' and 'Field Experiments on the Control of the Melon Fly, Dacus Cucurbitae'

By: Ebeling, Walter

Price: $15.00

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

Seller ID: 9912

Condition: Collectible-Fine


HILGARDIA, 21 (February 1953): 515-592. 'Laboratory Experiments . ' Pages 515-562; illustrations, tables, figures, bibliography. 'Field Experiments on . ' Pages 563-illustrations, tables, charts, bibliography. View more info

Rock Gardens; How to Plan and Plant Them With Sections on the Wall, Paved, Marsh, and Water Gardens

By: Edwards, A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ward, Lock & Co. Limited. No Date, circa 1930. London.:

Seller ID: 1794

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Cloth. 8 plates in colour and 50 photographs and diagrams. Browning to end papers. In the Preface, the author describes in detail "how the rock, water and bog gardens should be planned and constructed, planted and maintained. To each individual plan t is devoted a paragraph, or more, showing the site, soil, treatment, and method of propagation most suitable to it". View more info

Chapters on Flowers

By: Elizabeth, Charlotte

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Seeley, Jackson, and Halliday: 1860

Edition: Ninth Edition

Seller ID: 15290

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Publisher's cloth binding, some tearing at bottom of front and back joints, black stains on spine. 26 plates of flower illustrations, complete. Charlotte Elizabeth Tonna (1790-1846) was an English novelist who wrote under the name Charlotte Elizabeth. This volume is not a botanical work, it is a collection of essays and stories based on several different flowers. View more info

A Plea for Hardy Plants; With Suggestions for Effective Arrangement. Reprinted From the Transactions of the Massachusetts Horticultural Society, Part I, 1895, With Additional Plans and Copious Illustrations (continued)

By: Elliott, J. Wilkinson

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company. 1902. New York.: 1902

Seller ID: 1815

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


First edition. Cloth backed boards. Illustrations. Stains along spine on front cover. Small stain to back cover. Title continued: ".by J. Horace McFarland and others". In the Introduction, the author notes that "This book has not been writte n to t each the art of landscape gardening, but the need for it". He describes plans for large and small, city and suburban lots and acreage. View more info

Walnut Supply and Price Situation.

By: Erdman, H.E., And W.U. Fuhriman.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berkeley, California, University of California, Agricultural Experiment Station.: 1929

Seller ID: 9900

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Bulletin 475. 60 pages; charts, tables; wraps. Study of walnut production in California and the effect on the nut market in the United States and throughout the world. The object is to assemble, analyze and present in convenient form such facts and figures bearing on the industry that would aid the grower as to the economic conditions of the walnut industry. Published with a contribition from the Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics. An excellent example of a publication on the agricultural studies carried out by the University of California before WWII. View more info