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Wild Creatures of Garden and Hedgerow.

By: Pitt, Freances

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, England, Constable and Company Ltd.: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11845

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


ix, 284 pages [3 pages ads in back]; illustrations; bound in brown cloth with black lettering and pastedown photo on the cover. Covers bats, boles, birds, shrews, toads and frogs, mice, hedgehog, reptiles, and others. View more info

Skin Scabies or Mange of the Fox.

By: Plummer, P.J.G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, Dominion of Canada, Department of Agriculture.: 1936

Seller ID: 9878

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Publication 502, Farmers' Bulletin 6. 8 pages; illustrations; wraps. Concerned with scabies in Foxes and other animals. Former owner's names in ink on the cover "Calbert E. Norland, Raymond J. Hock." View more info

The Fireside Sphinx

By: Repplier, Agnes

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin and Company. Boston.: 1901

Seller ID: 2926

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


First edition. Illustrated cloth. Illustrations. Page tops are gilt. Gilt decoration on front cover. Ink notation front end paper. Page sides and bottoms are uncut. The author describes the history of the domesticated cat, through the dark ages, per secution of the cat, renaissance (return to favor), the cat in art, some cats in France, and cats to-day. View more info

Growth

By: Robbins, William Jacob; Brody, Samuel; Hogan, Albert Garland; Jackson, Clarence Martin; Greene, Charles Wilson

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Yale University Press: 1928

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019241

Condition: Fine


Original publisher's blue cloth binding with beige dust wrapper. 6 1/4" x 9 1/4." 189 pages, complete. Black and white photographs, diagrams, and illustrations, complete. Pages and covers are very clean. Binding is tight. Dust wrapper is sunned on the spine with slight chipping but is otherwise intact. Not price-clipped. This book provides an overview of growth in humans, plants, and animals. Introduction by Professor William Jacob Robbins. Essays by Professors Samuel Brody ("An Analysis of the Course of Growth and Senescence"), Albert Garland Hogan ("Some Relatio... View more info

Range Grasses of California (Bulletin 430, September 1927)

By: Sampson, Arthur W.; Chase, Agnes

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, University of California Printing Office: 1927

Seller ID: 020102

Condition: Near Fine


Original publisher's beige wrapper with staple binding. 6" x 9 1/4." Ninety-four pages, complete. Many black and white illustrations, complete. Two pages in the back list other bulletins and circulars that pertain to farming, animal husbandry, and the agricultural industry. Staples are slightly rusted, there are a few small rust marks on front and back covers, and Pages 43 and 44 have a slight tear in the side margin. Pages and covers are otherwise very clean and intact. A Near Fine copy. From the Preface is the following: "The purpose of this bulletin is (1) to familiarize... View more info

Control of Equine Encephalomyelitis (Sleeping Sickness)

By: Schoening, Dr. H.W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Horse and Mule Association of America: 1938

Seller ID: 10539

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Leaflet No. 234. 32 pages; paper wrapper. Lecture on the proper care of horses and prevention of Equine Encephalomyelitis. Also its spread of the disease by mosquitoes from birds to the horses. View more info

Sheppard's Famous Anconas, No. 15

By: Sheppard, Cecil H.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: 1922

Seller ID: 019129

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's illustrated wrapper. Catalog No. 15. Illustration of an Ancona chicken in a landscape on front and back covers. 6" x 9." Ninety-six pages, complete. Order form in the back. Covers, spine, and pages are very clean. This catalog provides information on the Ancona chicken breed and how to take care of them. Sheppard advertises his strain of Anconas and lists prices of the chickens for ordering. View more info

Underdogs of War : A Novel Panorama

By: Shero, Ronald

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, California, Wetzel Publishing Co, Inc.: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 14182

Condition: Collectible-Fine


318 pages; illustrations; red cloth binding, with dust jacket (minor wear along the edges). Signed by the Author "To the Good Pastor McBeth. In friendship R.S Shero, 14 August 1966" in ink on the front flyleaf. A novel of men at war, and their canine companions. Fine clean copy lightly worn dust wrapper with a truly stunning design of a dog on the front panel. View more info

A New Central American Snake; No. 4

By: Slevin, Joseph R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: No City, California Academy of Sciences: 1936

Seller ID: 4286

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Fourth Series, Vol. XXIII, No. 4, pp. 79-81, August 12, 1936. 4-page brochure. Inked stamp imprint front cover. "Included in a collection of snakes made by the author. is a new species of Trimetopon", found in Guatemala. Includes chart of "Scale Counts of the Paratypes." View more info

Contributions to Oriental Herpetology; V. Honshu or Hondo, The Neighboring Islands of Sado and Awaji, and the Seven Islands of Idzu; No. 11

By: Slevin, Joseph R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: No City, California Academy of Sciences: 1937

Seller ID: 4307

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Fourth Series, Vol. XXIII, No. 11, pp. 175-190. December 30, 1937. Unopened pages. Page edges are uncut. The author provides brief descriptions of the various species found on the Japanese islands including toads, woodfrogs, Gekko japonicus; Takydromus tachydromoides; snakes; Elaphe quadrivirgata; etc. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph - No. 1120. Trained Horses. Costello's Circus, Sacramento.

By: Soule, John P.

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Boston, MA, John P. Soule: 1870

Seller ID: 019649

Condition: Very Good


Right half of original stereocard on yellow board. Board measures 3 1/2" x 3 3/8"; photograph measures 3 1/8" x 3 1/8." A clean copy. Tiny tear on left edge that barely affects image. Image shows a few people training three horses at a circus. One horse performs a trick by standing on a pedestal. A circus tent is in the background. Title is printed below the image. "John P. Soule, 199 Washington St., Boston. Entered, according to act of Congress in the year 1870, by John P. Soule, to the Clerk's Office of the District Court for the District of Massachusetts." ... View more info

Life With The Trotters. How Goldsmith Maid and Dexter Were Trained.

By: Splan, John

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Chicago, H. T. White, Editor and Publisher: 1889

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 017980

Condition: Fine


Original brown cloth with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. 6 X 9 1/2 inches. 450 pages with 20 pages of advertisements. This copy is about John Splan, a veteran horse trainer and his life a horse trotter. Covers and spine are slightly rubbed. Head and tail are slightly bumped and corners are lightly worn. A number is written in black ink on the lower part of the spine. On several pages a previous owner, Dr. J. S. Johnson, rubber stamped his name. Light foxing on the edges. Pages are clean and complete. Binding is tight. View more info

Cat Culture

By: Spratt's Patent (Am.) Ltd.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Newark, NJ, Spratt's Patent (Am.) Limited: 0

Seller ID: 019633

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's gray wrapper with an image of a cat on the front cover. No date, circa 1920s. 4 1/2" x 6 3/4." Sixty-three pages, complete. Pages 61-63 advertise Spratt's products for cats and dogs. The back of Page 63 has a couple advertisements for other publications on cats. Pages and covers are clean and intact. This concise catalog provides a variety of information on owning a pet cat such as descriptions of the different cat breeds, what to feed and where to house one's cat, and diagnosing and treating cat ailments. View more info

Original Photograph - Sowing Wheat near Hartline, Wash.

By: Stapish, G. M.

Price: $47.50

Publisher: 0

Seller ID: 019740

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original black and white photograph showing four farmers sowing wheat in a barren landscape near Hartline, Washington. Each farmer stands atop a seed drill pulled by a team of horses (the first team appears to include a donkey or a mule) lined up behind one another. Photograph mounted on gray mat board with "E. D. Reinhart, Hartline, Wash." impressed in the lower margin. Title is printed at the bottom of photograph in white text. No date, circa 1910s. Mat board measures 12" x 10"; photograph measures 8 1/4" x 6 1/4." Photograph is very clean and intact except for ... View more info

Control of Injurious Rodents in California.

By: Storer, Tracy I.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berkeley, California, University of California, College of Agriculture: 1942

Seller ID: 9693

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Agricultural Extension Service, Circular 79 (November 1933 / Revised August 1942). 66 pages; illustrations; paper wrapper. Discussion of rodents, the damage they do and various methods to control them. Revised edition. View more info

Control of Injurious Rodents in California.

By: Storer, Tracy I.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berekely, California, University of California, College of Agriculture: 1933

Seller ID: 9694

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Agricultural Extension Service, Circular 79. 55 pages; illustrations; paper wrapper. Covers squirrels, gophers, moles, rats and mice, and rabbits which are a problem around farms and homes. Deals with their life cycles, damage caused, and methods of control. View more info

Instructions for Successfully Operating Sure Hatch Incubators and Brooders

By: Sure Hatch Incubator Company

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Clay Center, Nebraska, Sure Hatch Incubator Company: 1906

Seller ID: 020341

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's gray wrapper. 5" x 7 3/4." Thirty-two pages, complete. Black and white illustrations, complete. Pages and covers are very clean and intact. This pamphlet promotes Sure Hatch incubators and brooders and describes proper handling of the machines and equipment for hatching chicks. There are also descriptions of the incubation process, how to care for hens, and how to test eggs and monitor chick development. In the back is a list of prizes for "reports of best hatches, photographs and sales." Past winners are also listed in the back. View more info

Dairy Husbandry; Correspondence Courses in Agriculture, Course 10, University of California, College of Agriculture, Agricultural Experiment Station, Berkeley

By: True, G. H. and L. M. Davis

Price: $37.50

Publisher: University of California. Circa 1928. Berkeley, California.: 1928

Seller ID: 2921

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Cloth. Ink notation front end paper. Lessons I - XVII. Course includes chapters on: The Herd Sire; Pure Breed Dairy Cattle; Care and Handling of the Heifer from Breeding to Calving and Care of Calves from Birth to Weaning; Diseases of Dairy Cows; Co mposition and Secretion of Milk; The Babcock Test for Butter Fat; Sources of Milk and Cream Contamination; Market Milk Production; Farm Buttermaking; Farm Cheesemaking; Ice Cream Making. View more info

Some Birds of the Fresno District, California (Pacific Coast Avifauna, Number 9)

By: Tyler, John G.; Grinnell, Joseph (Editor); Swarth, Harry S. (Editor)

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Hollywood, CA, Cooper Ornithological Club: 1913

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019627

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's wrappers bound in plain black cloth. 7" x 10 1/2." 114 pages, complete. Inscribed by author on half title page in ink dated "June 1931." Pages and covers are clean and intact. The Pacific Coast Avifauna accommodates papers that could not be included in the Cooper Ornithological Club's main publication, The Condor, for their length. This paper discusses the boundaries of the Fresno district, the status of bird populations in the district, and descriptions and field note observations on various bird species that reside there. In the back on gray cards... View more info

State Agricultural Society

By: Various

Price: $15.00

Publisher: (Sacramento), (California State Fair Horse Show Program): 1940

Seller ID: 4241

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


62-page booklet provides an Order of Events for the Horse Show Program during the California State Fair, August 30 - September 9, 1940. Booklet includes Rules and Regulations, Classifications and How Judged, names of horses and their exhibitors; etc. Categories include Draft Horses, Children's Saddle Ponies, Hackney Horses, Shetland Ponies, Jumpers, Palomino Parade of Horses, etc. The front cover is a reprint of the famous painting, "The Horse Fair" by Rosa Bonheur (French) 1822-1899. Local advertising. Rear cover has color advertisement announcing the new Studebaker models for 1941. View more info