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Five Acres and Independence; A Practical Guide to the Selection and Management of the Small Farm

By: Kaines, M. G.

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Ambassador Books Limited: 1945

Edition: Revised & Enlarged Edition

Seller ID: 011771

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth on boards. I have owned this copy of this book for many years, and I recommend it, especially for part-timers. 397 pp. (I'll soon be 80, so I don't need it anymore). Previous owner's name. View more info

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The Scientific Feeding of Animals

By: Kellner, Professor O.

Price: $45.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, The Macmillan Co. Ltd.: 1914

Edition: First Edition in English

Seller ID: 002422

Condition: Good Plus


Original red cloth with black lettering on boards. Authorised translation from the German by William Goodwin. Early references to the feeding of meat meal to farm animals, which has led to the present problems with Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (Bovine spongiform encephalopathy) in cattle. Kellner was prominent in pharmacology in his day, as many internet references attest. Previous owner's name and minor light pencil underlining. 404 pp. with index. View more info

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The Homesteader's Handbook; The Complete Month-by-Month How-to Book for Farm, Garden, and Household

By: Lawrence, Martin

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Mayflower Books, Inc.: 1979

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 009922

ISBN: 8317-4532-0

Condition: Very Good


Clearing out my collection of farming literature. This book was my gift from my daughter in 1981. (Gift note and previous owner's name). It contains hints for building or growing everything needed for a productive homestead. Covers a wider range of topics than similar books, so it might be the only one you need ! 223 pp. View more info

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Farm Animals

By: Lawson, James Gilchrist

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Chicago, Rand McNally & Company: 1935

Seller ID: 012224

Condition: Good Plus


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

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Give Us This Day

By: Leighton, Clare

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Reynal & Hitchcock: 1943

Edition: First

Seller ID: 009406

Condition: Very Good


Pink cloth on boards. DJ price-clipped and taped inside. Ten full-page chalk drawings by the author. Simple reflection upon our dependence on Nature, even in wartime. 86 pp. View more info

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General Science and Agriculture

By: MacDiarmid, F.E. And Moore, M.B.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Copp Clark Co. Limited: 1951

Seller ID: 011366

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth on boards. Appears to be a textbook bridging the two subjects. Well-illustrated. Questions for discussion and review follow each chapter. 209 pp. View more info

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General Agriculture

By: MacEwan, J. W. G. And Ewen, A. H.

Price: $100.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Thomas Nelson and Sons, Limited: 1939

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 010818

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Red cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. Exceptionally sound and "square" is this first edition of the second book by the well-known farmer and politician from Saskatchewan. Light cover wear. Soil, Plants, and Farm Animals thoroughly presented and discussed. 345 pp. View more info

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Cloudburst 2

By: Marks, Vic (Ed.)

Price: $15.00 USD

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

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 009921

ISBN: 0-88930-010-0

Condition: Good to Very Good


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

By: May, Elizabeth

Price: $30.00 USD

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

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 003555

ISBN: 1-55013-832-4

Condition: Very Good


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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A Practical Guide to Successful Farming

By: Moreland, Wallace S. (Ed.)

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Halcyon House: 1943

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010825

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


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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45 Acres of Fun and Tears

By: Morrison, Jim

Price: $15.00 USD

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

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 011042

ISBN: 0-86492-112-8

Condition: Very Good


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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The Province of New Brunswick, Canada; Its Development and Opportunnities

By: Natural Resources Intelligence Services

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Ottawa, Dept. of the Interior, Dominion of Canada: 1921

Seller ID: 012686

Condition: Very Good


Tan softcover book of 80 pp. Official publication of the Department of the Interior. Dated to 1921 Census. The province offers 100-acre plots of farm land for one dollar per acre plus specific improvements. View more info

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Authentic Letters from Upper Canada

By: Radcliff, Rev. Thomas (Ed.)

Price: $25.00 USD

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

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010135

Condition: Very Good


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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Rennie's Agriculture in Canada

By: Rennie, William (Sr.)

Price: $130.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Wm. Rennie Co, Limited: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009853

Condition: Very Good


This is the best book for learning how to farm that I have found in my nearly 40 years of collecting back-to-the-land and farming literature. It is well-illustrated, brief, and to the point. The author knows what he is talking about ! Unfortunately, I am afraid I can't afford it ! There is no writing in the book, but someone has torn out the first (blank) free endpaper. 255 pp. with Index. View more info

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Breeding and Improvement of Farm Animals

By: Rice, Victor Arthur

Price: $18.00 USD

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

Edition: Third Edition.

Seller ID: 012122

Condition: Very Good


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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Blights of the Wheat and Their Remedies

By: Sidney, Edwin

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: London, Religious Tract Society: 1846

Seller ID: 011415

Condition: Good


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

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The Field and the Fold; Or, A Popular Exposition of the Science of Agriculture

By: Sidney, Rev. Edwin

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: London, Religious Tract Society:

Seller ID: 011421

Condition: Good Plus


Purple cloth on boards. Two-inch split in front joint where cover meets spine. 192 pp. Previous owner's name. View more info

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The American Fruit Culturist

By: Thomas, John J.

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: New York, William Wood & Company: 1885

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 011514

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Green cloth on beveled boards. Dusty. Everything you need to know about growing fruits. 593 pp. with index. View more info

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Seeding and Planting in the Practice of Forestry

By: Toumey, The Late James W. / Korstian, Clarence F.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: 1956

Edition: Third Edition, Eighth Printing

Seller ID: 008017

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth on boards. "A manual for the guidance of forestry students, foresters, nurserymen, forest owners, and farmers." - title page. Compared with previous editions, the chapter on Planting Surveys and Plans has been enlarged. No writing or damage. Slightly cocked. Heavy book will need extra postage. 520 pp. View more info