Dave Shoots, Bookseller

Quick Search

Author
Title
Description
Keyword
 
 
 
 

Agriculture

Agriculture

Click on Title to view full description

 
Agricultural Class- Book
1 Agricultural Class- Book
Dublin Alexander Thom 1874 Third Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 57 Woodcuts 
Lilac embossed cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. A textbook of soils, manures, implements, crops, and livestock. Many small illustrations, charts, and tables. 349 pp. 
Price: 60.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Proceedings of the Third Conference of Fruit Growers of the Dominion of Canada Held at Ottawa, February 14, 1912
2 Proceedings of the Third Conference of Fruit Growers of the Dominion of Canada Held at Ottawa, February 14, 1912
Ottawa Department of Agriculture 1912 Soft Cover, Stapled Good Plus No Jacket 6 1/2 x 10 in. 
Dispersing my collection of agriculture literature. This book of 130 pp. lists the delegates as well as reports on refrigeration, statistics, addresses by officials, organization, transportation, crop and market reports. Apples, peaches, pears, and all small fruits are reported for all of Canada. Cover repaired and taped to text block. 
Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Canadian Guernsey Herd Book, Volume 5; Containing Pedigrees 13545 to 20380
3 The Canadian Guernsey Herd Book, Volume 5; Containing Pedigrees 13545 to 20380
Ottawa Canadian Guernsey Breeders Association 1939 Hard Cover Good Plus to Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Portrait Photos 
Original black cloth on boards. Lists of officers and members. Pedigrees of cows. Lists of bulls. 321 pp. 
Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Practical Hints on Mill Building, Abernathey, R. James
4 Abernathey, R. James Practical Hints on Mill Building
Moline, Ill. R. James Abernathey 1880 First Hard Cover Good Plus No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Matthews & Warren, et al 
The original hardcover edition. No others found for sale. Only real review I found was in Volume 113-114, p. 384, Journal of the Franklin Institute (online). This copy has spots on cover and one leaf re-glued into place. A few faint pencil lines in margins. Previous owner's name in pencil, with no other writing. Soundly bound. 298 pp. plus 21 pp. full-page illustrated ads for milling machinery. 
Price: 150.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Live Stock, a Cyclopedia; Being Also a Complete Stock Doctor, Etc., Baker, A. H. (M.D., V.S.)
5 Baker, A. H. (M.D., V.S.) Live Stock, a Cyclopedia; Being Also a Complete Stock Doctor, Etc.
Detroit, MI F.B. Dickerson Co. 1918 Three-Quarter Leather on Cloth Good Plus No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Photos and 1000 Engravings 
A huge, heavy book full of everything you need to know about horses, cattle, swine, sheep, and poultry - breeding, care, feeding, and management. Two large foldout charts to help identify ages of cattle and horses. Associate authors are Hon. Jonathan Periam and Hon. W.D. Hoard, publisher of Hoard's Dairyman Magazine. Four professors from Ontario Agricultural College, Guelph, also contributed. Bottom edges show brown marginal stain, not affecting legibility. A large. heavy book in good, usable condition. 1406 pp. book will need extra postage. 
Price: 125.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Best Management Practices: Livestock and Poultry Waste Management, Bird, Norm (et al)
6 Bird, Norm (et al) Best Management Practices: Livestock and Poultry Waste Management
Ottawa Agriculture and Agri-food Canada 1994 0778-1244-4 Revised Edition Soft Cover, Stapled Very Good No Jacket 8 1/2x11 in. Colour Photos and Drawings 
Trimming down my farming literature collection after 35 years. This 48-page booklet is full of colour illustrations as well as a significant amount of text, but lacking in detail. Of interest to farmers just getting started or considering new methods of disposal. Distributed by Ontario Agriculture and Food Ministry. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Macdonald Farm Handbook, Brittain, W. H. (Ed.)
7 Brittain, W. H. (Ed.) Macdonald Farm Handbook
Ste. Anne De Bellevue, P.Q. Macdonald College of McGill University 1953 Flexible Boards Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Drawings 
Green flexible boards. No writing or damage. Dated from article, Value of Our Woodlots, reference to 1952 production. Practical advice on every phase of agriculture. 337 pp. with index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
8 Brooks, William P. (Ph. D.) Agriculture; Vol. I Only
Springfield, MA Home Correspondence School 1911 Fifth Edition Hard Cover Good Plus No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Photos and Drawings 
Maroon cloth on boards. A book I would have added to my collection, but I must refrain. Previous owner's name. Front hinge cracked at title. Excellent treatment of Soils as well as numerous drawings of actual implements. 199 pp. plus index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Cultivation of the Apple in Canada with Descriptions and Lists of Varieties, Davis, M.B.
9 Davis, M.B. Cultivation of the Apple in Canada with Descriptions and Lists of Varieties
Ottawa Department of Agriculture 1925 Soft Cover, Stapled Very Good No Jacket 6 1/2 x 10 in. Melba Frontispiece By Faith Fyles 
Parting out my collection of farming literature. This 51-page brochure treats all basic angles of apple growing. Interesting discussion of some varieties no longer popular which should be of help to those wishing to revive them. Three varieties of crab apples mentioned. The author was Chief Assistant to the Dominion Horticulturist. Bulletin No. 55 - New Series. 
Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Modern Orchard Practices, Davis, M.B.
10 Davis, M.B. Modern Orchard Practices
Ottawa Department of Agriculture 1930 Soft Cover, Stapled Very Good No Jacket 6 1/2 x 10 in. Photos and Drawings 
Dispersing my collection of agriculture literature. This booklet has two major articles, on insects and diseases affecting apples, as well as hints for training, thinning, spraying, pruning, cultivation, renovation, and insecticides. 58 pp. 
Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Best Management Practices; Field Crop Production, DeGiusti, Cyndy (Ed.)
11 DeGiusti, Cyndy (Ed.) Best Management Practices; Field Crop Production
Ottawa Agriculture Canada First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8 1/2 x 11 in. Colour Photos and Drawings 
Parting out my farming literature collection. This 133-page booklet is big enough to include lots of helpful information in both photos and text, and is Number 3 in the series. Far greater detail than the one on Waste Management (No. 2). Several alternate cultivation methods are mentioned, including conventional, mulch, ridge till and no-till, with the equipment needed for each. Contacts and sources for more information. Distributed through Ontario Agriculture and Food Ministry. 
Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
From Humble Beginnings; The Story of Agriculture in New Brunswick, DeMerchant, E. B.
12 DeMerchant, E. B. From Humble Beginnings; The Story of Agriculture in New Brunswick
Fredericton, N.B. N.B. Ag and Rural Dev./ N.B. Fed. Of Ag. 1983 First ( No Additional printings) Soft Cover Good Plus to Very Good No Jacket 8 1/2 x 11 Oblong Photos 
Original colour photo cover paperback. Previous owner's name. It all began with a garden planted on St. Croix Island in 1604 by followers of Sieur De Monts, who was accompanied by Samuel de Champlain, a geographer and historian. Forced to move to Port Royal the following year, the little French colony struggled on until overrun by the British in 1613, after which it was batted back and forth between English and French until the expulsion of the Acadians in 1755. 94 pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Practical Stock Doctor, Dr. George A. Waterman (Ed.)
13 Dr. George A. Waterman (Ed.) The Practical Stock Doctor
Detroit, MI F.B. Dickerson Company 1912 Revised and Enlarged Hard Cover Good Plus No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall Photos 
Black cloth on boards, embossed front and back. All edges marbled. Bottom edges show small dark stain, not affecting legibility. 840 pp. Heavy book will need extra postage. Pencil notes on first free endpaper. 
Price: 25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Foxfire 4; Fiddle Making, Spring Houses, Horse Trading, Sassafras Tea, Berry Buckets, Gardening, and Further Affairs of Plain Living, Eliot Wigginton (Ed.)
14 Eliot Wigginton (Ed.) Foxfire 4; Fiddle Making, Spring Houses, Horse Trading, Sassafras Tea, Berry Buckets, Gardening, and Further Affairs of Plain Living
Garden City, N.Y. Anchor Books/ Doubleday and Co., Inc. 1977 Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Photos and Drawings 
Original salmon trade paperback. No writing. Small price sticker removed and price blacked out. I have other Foxfire books for sale as well as others from my collection of Farming, Gardening, and Back-to-the-Land books gathered up over 40 years. This book will need extra postage. Weight 900 grams, nearly 2 lbs. 496 pp. 
Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The First New England Catalogue, Hall, Marie S. (Ed.)
15 Hall, Marie S. (Ed.) The First New England Catalogue
Chester, CT Random House/Pequot Press 1973 0-394-70662-5 / 9780394706627 First Edition Soft Cover Good to Very Good No Jacket 9 x 12 in. 
Follows the Whole Earth Series after they ceased production. This 192-page book features items from New England recommended by various persons. No paid advertising ! Everything from a snow saw to wooden toys, a pram kit to a Model A ! 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Hunger Signs in Crops; A Symposium, Hambidge, Gove (Ed.)
16 Hambidge, Gove (Ed.) Hunger Signs in Crops; A Symposium
Washington, D.C. American Society of Agronomy/National Fertilizer Assoc. 1941 First ( No Additional printings) Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Photos and Drawings 
Original green cloth on boards. This book is about nutrient deficiencies in tobacco, corn, small grains, potatoes, cotton, vegetables, deciduous fruits, legumes, and citrus. No writing or damage. 327 pp. Heavy book will need extra postage. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
George Soper's Horses, Heiney, Paul
17 Heiney, Paul George Soper's Horses
Boston Houghton Mifflin Company 1991 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 9 1/2 x 10 Oblong George Soper R.E. 
Original brown cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ very good. Introduction, George Soper, The Horses, The Horsemen, Ploughing, Harrow to Harvest, Farewell. Previous owner's name. A self-schooled artist living on four acres in the edge of London, Soper apparently found his greatest joy in drawing horses. The author, too, discovered farm horses, and eventually bought some of his own. His stories of how various implements work are revealing, as well as references to the historic contest between oxen and horses as draft animals. 143 pp. 
Price: 25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Gardening for Pleasure; A Guide to the Amateur in the Fruit, Vegetable, and Flower Garden, with Full Directions for the Greenhouse, Conservatory, and Window-Garden, Henderson, Peter
18 Henderson, Peter Gardening for Pleasure; A Guide to the Amateur in the Fruit, Vegetable, and Flower Garden, with Full Directions for the Greenhouse, Conservatory, and Window-Garden
New York Orange Judd Company 1881 Hard Cover Good Plus No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Maroon cloth on boards. Front hinge cracked and glued. One of the choice books from my collection. 250 pp. 
Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Gardening for Profit; A Guide to the Successful Cultivation of the Market and Family Garden, Henderson, Peter
19 Henderson, Peter Gardening for Profit; A Guide to the Successful Cultivation of the Market and Family Garden
New York O. Judd Co. 1888 Third Edition Hard Cover Good to Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Numerous New Engravings 
Green cloth on boards. Probably the best guide to market gardening ever published. Severely demanding of time and labour. Cultivating, seeding, and harvest are fully described, with necessary tools and implements. 376 pp. 
Price: 35.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Manual of the Grasses of the United States; Misc. Publication No. 200, Hitchcock, A. S.
20 Hitchcock, A. S. Manual of the Grasses of the United States; Misc. Publication No. 200
Washington, D.C. U.S.Department of Agriculture 1935 Hard Cover Good Plus to Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Line Drawings Uncredited 
Green cloth on boards. Front hinge lightly cracked. Ink stamped "Property of the Newfoundland Government". Very few marks in light pencil. Many line drawings of plants. 1040 pp. with index. Heavy book will need extra postage. 
Price: 25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
  1  2 3  NEXT >  


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to info@daveshootsbookseller.com
Copyright©2017. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie