Category: Gardening


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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

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

The Purple and Red Scales.

By: Essig, E. O.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Claremont, California, Claremont Pomological Club: 1909

Seller ID: 9892

Condition: Collectible-Fine

Bulletin No. 2. 14 pages; illustrations; wrapper. Former owner's name in ink on the cover 'Calvert E. Noland.' Early pamphlet on the spread of purple and red scale infestation which was running ramphant in southern California. In this case, the Fullerton area. View more info

Diary and Correspondence of John Evelyn, F.R.S. To Which is Subjoined the Private Correspondence Between King Charles I and Sir Edward Nicholas and Between Sir Edward Hyde, Afterwards Earl of Clarendon, and Sir Richard Browne

By: Evelyn, John

Price: $47.50

Publisher: London, England, George Routledge & Sons, Limited:

Seller ID: 14566

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Published circa 1900. xxxii, 951 pages; appendix, index; light green cloth binding with gilt lettering, red leather label on spine. John Evelyn (1620-1706) was an English writer, gardener and keeper of a famous diary during the English Civil Wars. A contemporary of Samuel Pepys, he serves as a good counter to Pepys diary. The diary sheds light on both culture and politics. He witnessed the deaths of Charles I, Oliver Cromwell, the Great Plague of London, and the Great Fire of 1666. His book 'Fumifugium' was the first book on air pollution in London. Very good clean copy. View more info

Melaxuma of the Walnut, "Juglans Regia" : (A Preliminary Report)

By: Fawcett, Howard S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: California State Printing Office: 1915

Seller ID: 016724

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

College of Agriculture - Agricultural Experiment Station, Berkeley, California, Bulletin No. 261. Staple bound booklet, paper wrapper. Minor rubbing on edges and spotting, not affecting text. Former owners signature on front. Pages 133 - 148 pages with 5 illustrations and one table. Investigation into the causes and treatments of melaxuma, a fungal infection affecting the walnut and other trees. View more info