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45 Acres of Fun and Tears

By: Morrison, Jim

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fredericton, N. B., Goose Lane Editions, Ltd., 1989

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)


Brown softcover. Former resident of Carleton County, New Brunswick, returns to establish a hobby farm. A booster of boating on the St. John River and Bay of Fundy. 150 pp. View more info

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A Practical Guide to Successful Farming

By: Moreland, Wallace S. (Ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Halcyon House, 1943

Edition: Reprint


Grey cloth on boards. Previous owner's initials. No other writing. Rear hinge lightly cracked and glued. Heavy book will need extra postage. Sample the brains of dozens of ag experts on every important subject. pp. View more info

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A Primer of Forestry; Bulletin No. 24, USDA (Part I - The Forest)

By: Pinchot, Gifford

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 1903

Edition: Third Printing


Green cloth on boards. Attempt to dry flower or plant has bled through 5-6 early leaves. The Life of a Tree, Trees in the Forest, The Life of a Forest, and Enemies of the Forest. Many illustrations. Previous owner's name, Gladys Arness, Sioux Falls. Ink notes on rear endpaper. 89 pp. View more info

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Agricultural Class- Book

By: N/A

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Dublin, Alexander Thom, 1874

Edition: Third


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. View more info

Agriculture; Vol. I Only

By: Brooks, William P. (Ph. D.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Springfield, MA, Home Correspondence School, 1911

Edition: Fifth Edition


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. View more info

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At the Cutting Edge: The Crisis in Canada's Forests (Signed)

By: May, Elizabeth

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Toronto, Key Porter Books, Ltd., 1998

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author


Original colour photo cover trade paperback. Foreword by Farley Mowat. Afterword by Glen W. Davis. A province-by-province report on our forests. Inscription and signature by the author. 294 pp. plus ads. View more info

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Authentic Letters from Upper Canada

By: Radcliff, Rev. Thomas (Ed.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan Company of Canada, Ltd., 1953

Edition: Reprint


Green cloth on boards. DJ missing thumbnail-size piece from head of spine. No writing. One of the Pioneer Book Series. Letters tell of the Magrath and Radcliff families who emigrated to what is now southern Ontario about 1830. A final section describes field sports. Note: Two additional volumes of this series, In Search of the Magnetic North, and Journeys to the Island of St. John are listed separately. 207 pp. View more info

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Best Management Practices: Livestock and Poultry Waste Management

By: Bird, Norm (et al)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Agriculture and Agri-food Canada, 1994

Edition: Revised Edition


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. View more info

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Best Management Practices; Field Crop Production

By: DeGiusti, Cyndy (Ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Agriculture Canada,

Edition: First Edition


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 F... View more info

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Blights of the Wheat and Their Remedies

By: Sidney, Edwin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Religious Tract Society, 1846


Brown cloth on boards, embossed front and back. Previous owner's name. Dated from Preface. Three-inch split in cover joint. Fungi. Ergot. Wheat midge. Importance of insects. 192 pp. View more info

Breeding and Improvement of Farm Animals

By: Rice, Victor Arthur

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1942

Edition: Third Edition.


Brown cloth on boards. No writing or damage. A serious treatment in technical language which takes me back to biology class. A bargain in useful knowledge for the dedicated farmer. Photos, diagrams, and two foldout pages. 750 pp. with index. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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Cloudburst 2

By: Marks, Vic (Ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Mayne Island, B.C., Cloudburst Press, 1976

Edition: First Printing


Dispersing my farming literature collection. This 128-page book is directed to back-to-the-landers who want to build some of their machines and structures. Included are brief plans for several, including an eco-cabin, composter toilet, spinning wheel, hydraulic ram, and several others. No marks or damage, but cover is lightly creased and shows price tag removal. View more info

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Cultivation of the Apple in Canada with Descriptions and Lists of Varieties

By: Davis, M.B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Department of Agriculture, 1925


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. View more info

Farm Animals

By: Lawson, James Gilchrist

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, Rand McNally & Company, 1935


A popular picture book from 1935, showing 100 breeds of farm animals. 64 pp. with index. View more info

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Farm Animals in the Making of America

By: Johnson, Paul C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Des Moines, IA, Wallace Homestead Book Company, 1975

Edition: First Edition


Clearing my farming literature collection out of storage after 35 years. This book of 128 large pages is well-illustrated, including reprints of animals from publications past. No marks or damage. View more info