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St. Paul, Minnesota: Webb Publishing Company, 1911.
96 pp, grey card covers. Illustrated. Small browned spots near spine from staples, soft crease to outer corners, else fine copy. How to build them. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.
$15.00                          Book Number: 44250                          Order / Enquire

St. Paul, Minnesota: Webb Publishing Company, 1909.
pp (80). Index. Soft crease to lower outer corners, else fine. How to treat sick birds.
$12.00                          Book Number: 44251                          Order / Enquire

London, Ontario: William Weld Company, 1912.
Bound in half cheap leather and black cloth, all edges red. 1137 pages including Index at rear. Loaded with pictures of stock, many hundreds of pictorial ads. Spine worn, lacking pieces, but now repaired; joints externally repaired, paper repair to inner hinges. Wear to outer corners and to edges of covers. Internally fine and the book now sound in the binding. A bound up half year of this Canadian farm weekly. Note: heavy parcel, extra postage will be required.
$95.00                          Book Number: 44816                          Order / Enquire

BAEYER, Edwinna von
RHETORIC AND ROSES: a history of Canadian gardening 1900-1930
Toronto: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 1984.
Quarto, green cloth. pp (viii), 197. B&w illustrations, index. Fine in fine jacket.
$22.00                          Book Number: 44247                          Order / Enquire

Toronto: Bell and Cockburn, 1914.
Red cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. (viii), 413 pp. Errata slip inserted at p.viii. Frontispiece with tissue guard and 15 other interesting photo plates inserted (several of Indians). Small dark spot to top page edges penetrating slightly into text margins; text paper lightly toned; else a fine, bright copy, no owner names. Peel 2444 - "A vivid description of the author's three-year struggle to make wheat farming pay on a farm near Ft. Qu'A ppelle, Sask." Made from UK sheets.
$50.00                          Book Number: 16359                          Order / Enquire

Blackman, R. L.; Eastop, V. F.
Aphids on the World's Crops: An Identification and Information Guide
New York: John Wiley, 2000.
Second edition. Small quarto, glossy pictorial boards. pp x, 465. 51 b&w photo plates, illustrations in text, references. Small paper loss to lower inner corner of front pastedown from removed sticker, else fine. In print at USD 456.00 (07/16). Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.
$250.00                          Book Number: 46098                          Order / Enquire

BOON, Clarence A.
Virden, Manitoba: Author, 1973.
Octavo, colour pictorial boards. pp 368 + numerous colour illustrations. Glue residue to inner margin of verso of front free endpaper and following blank leaf, else a VG unworn copy. Signed by the author. Author’s autobiography, farming in Central Saskatchewan and Manitoba.
$20.00                          Book Number: 29891                          Order / Enquire

BOOTH, Edward Townsend
New York: Knopf, 1946.
Octavo, tan cloth lettered & decorated in gilt. pp (xxvi), 330, xx (Index), (2), [4]. Yellowing to page edges, else finde. Cream price-clipped dust jacket has small chips at head of spine and upper outer corners, VG otherwise. Vignette illustrations and design by W.A. Dwiggins. "Lives of great swriters from Hesiod to Tolstoy prove that literature, like life itself, is rooted in the soil of the good earth." Written by a well educated farmer and writer.
$18.50                          Book Number: 41861                          Order / Enquire

CLARK, Geo. H. and M. Oscar Malte
PLANTES FOURRAGÈRES PRAIRIES ET PÂTURAGES. Avec Gravures a l'aquarelle de Norman Criddle
Ottawa: Ministère Fédéral de l'Agriculture, 1913.
Olive cloth gilt lettered. 160 pp + 27 chromolithographed botanical plates (grasses, clovers, etc.). Small shallow chip to front free endpaper, else a fine, especially fresh copy. No owner names. The plates are often removed and framed. Text is in French. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.
$50.00                          Book Number: 24009                          Order / Enquire

CLARK, Geo. H. and M. Oscar Malte
Plantes Fourragères, Prairies et Pâturages...Avec gravures à l'aquarelle de Norman Criddle (FARM WEEDS OF CANADA)
Ottawa: Department of Agriculture, 1913.
Quarto, olive coth gilt. pp 160 + 25 chomolithographic plates of plants + 2 colour plates of seeds. Line drawings in text. Published in English as FARM WEEDS OF CANADA. A nice copy of a book often gutted of the plates. Note:1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.
$50.00                          Book Number: 36732                          Order / Enquire

Corey, Henry B. (Henry Bascom), b. 1863. Haigh, Henry A. (Henry Allyn), b. 1854
The American agriculturist law book: a compendium of every day law, for farmers, mechanics, business men, manufactures, etc. ... / by Henry B. Corey together with a special supplement on farm law by H.A. Haight [i.e. Haigh]
New York: For American Agriculturist, 1886.
Squarish 12mo. Original terra cotta decorated cloth stamped in black and gilt, with "Judd Company" spine imprint. Yellow floral decorated endpapers. pp 404, xx (Index). Bit of wear to head of very lightly sunned spine; rear inner hinge neatly repaired with clear archival paper tape; acidic text paper is yellowed; else a VG clean, bright and tight copy of a fragile and somewhat uncommon book.
$35.00                          Book Number: 27157                          Order / Enquire

DOYLE, Kinsley D.
London: Constable, 1921.
Octavo, blue cloth. pp (xvi), 268, (4). Sunning to spine and upper margin of covers; text paper lightly toned; tidy ink name inside front cover; else a VG+ clean, tight and unworn copy. Fertilizers, wells and pumping, patures natural & artificial, cattle, pigs, carobs, sheep, ostriches, cereals, apples, asparagas, onions, potatoes, citrus, grapes, walnuts, pistachioes, tropical fruits, and more. Author was former Inspector of Irrigation in Argentina.
$30.00                          Book Number: 39147                          Order / Enquire

FOWKE, Vernon C.
Toronto: University of Toronto Pres, 1946.
Maroon cloth. xii, 304 pp. Spine lightly sunned, with one nick and light rubbing to spine tips; ink inscription to front pastedown; a VG clean copy otherwise.
$25.00                          Book Number: 8884                          Order / Enquire

GRATWICK, Marion, editor
CROP PESTS IN THE UK: collected edition of MAFF leaflets
London: Chapman & Hall, 1992.
Tall octavo, glossy pictorial boards. pp (xiv), 490. Colour and b&w photos, index. Fine copy. Note: 2 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.
$35.00                          Book Number: 45937                          Order / Enquire

JONES, Robert Leslie
HISTORY OF AGRICULTURE IN ONTARIO 1613-1880. With a Foreword by Fred Landon
Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1977.
Facsimile reprint, with new Foreword, of the 1946 edition. Octavo, green cloth without jacket as issued. pp xvi, 420. Index. Faint sticker stain on front cover, front inner hinge partially cracked but firm, else fine, no owner names or text marks.
$19.95                          Book Number: 32868                          Order / Enquire

JONES, Robert Leslie
HISTORY OF AGRICULTURE IN ONTARIO 1613-1880. With a Foreword by Fred Landon
Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1977.
Facsimile reprint, with new Foreword, of the 1946 edition. The paper issue. Octavo, card covers. pp xvi, 420. Index. Spine lightly yellowed, else fine.
$11.95                          Book Number: 45860                          Order / Enquire

Kate Bryant; Tony Rodd
Vancouver: Raincoast Books, 2005.
Thick quarto, glossy pictorial boards. pp 1024. Colour photos, index. Fine copy. Dust jacket has a one inch corner tear to front panel, nearly fine otherwise. More than 2250 plants grown by gardeners all over the world. "Every plant you need for your garden." Note: Note: 3.5 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.
$29.95                          Book Number: 46132                          Order / Enquire

LADELL, John & Monica
A FARM IN THE FAMILY: the many faces of Ontario agriculture over the centuries
Toronto: Dundurn, 1985.
Oblong quarto, green cloth. pp 150, [3]. Photos, bibliography. Fine copy. Dust jackety has a couple short tears, VG otherwise.
$14.95                          Book Number: 45608                          Order / Enquire

LUC, M., R.A. Sikora, and J. Bridge, editors
Plant Parasitic Nematodes in Subtropical and Tropical Agriculture
Wallingford, OX / Cambrdige, MA: CABI Publishing, 2005.
Second edition. Tall octavo, glossy boards. pp (xxii), 871. Illustrated, index. Fine copy. This fully updated second edition covers all aspects of practical plant nematology in subtropical and tropical agriculture. It covers the major food and cash crops including; rice, cereals, solanum and sweet potatoes and other root and tuber crops, food legumes, vegetables, peanut, citrus, tree and fruit crops, coconut and other palms, coffee, cocoa, tea, bananas, sugarcane, tobacco, pineapple, cotton, other tropical fibers, spices, condiments and medicinal plants. It provides practical guidance on methods of extraction, processing and diagnosing of different plant and soil nematodes and on integrated pest management. Note: 3 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.
$150.00                          Book Number: 46107                          Order / Enquire

DEEP FURROWS: Which Tells of Pioneer Trails along Which the Farmers of Western Canada Fought Their Way to Great Achievements in Cooperation 1918
Toronto: George J. McLeod, 1918.
Second printing, a month after the first. Red pictorial cloth stamped in black. pp 303. Light yellowing and light foxing to page edges and endpapers, small ink owner name at front, else fine. Dust jacket has minor rubbing, light dust soiling, very small creased corner chip, VG+ otherwise. A nice copy of this bookabout farmers' movements in Western Canada. "This book is written fearlessly. It strips naked the TRUTH about the farmers, the banks, the railroads, the manufacturers and the politicians." Includes an Appendix listing first officers, directors, committees, etc., of the farmers's movement in Western Canada.
$30.00                          Book Number: 44064                          Order / Enquire

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