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image of Report by Mr. James M. Sinclair on Wheat Production in the United States, Canada and the Argentine Republic; also the Handling and Shipment of Grain in the United States

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Melbourne: Department of Agriculture, Victoria, 1895. Paperback. Good + overall. Mr. Sinclair was busy in 1895, producing reports on wheat, hog-raising and the pork-packing industry, preservation of fruit for shipment and the sugar-beet industry and tobacco culture of the US. Sml 8vo, 95pp, 15 unnumbered plates, 1 map. Brown printed paper wraps, with a fold out… Read more
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image of "The Grape Industry - Oldest Grape Growing Region in the United States" in The National Nurseryman

"The Grape Industry - Oldest Grape Growing Region in the United States" in The National Nurseryman

by [Wine Industry]

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Published
1893
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Very good condition
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$65.00

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Rochester NY, 1893. Paperback. Very good condition. Magazine for growers and dealers in nursery stock, centered on Western New York. Lead article "The Grape industry Oldest Grape Growing Region in the United States". Sml. folio, 12pp, frontis & 3pp adverts. October 1893 issue, Volume 1 number 9. Handsome original wrappers with embossed… Read more
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image of Drawing of Grapes, awarded 1st prize for the year 1829 from the French drawing school "École Royalle et Gratuite de Dessin pour les Jeunes Personnes"

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1829. An intricate drawing of a bunch of grapes, a survival from the Age of Enlightenment in France, first prize in the annual competition given to a young woman, by one of the women who ran the school. Free drawing schools were established in France from the 1740s onward, with the aim of training and supporting poor children.… Read more
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Good as Gold Jams - Lemon conserve, label

by H.W. Davidson & Co's

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ca.
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Very good condition
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Melbourne, ca.. Very good condition. A colorful lemon conserve jam label from the H.W. Davidson company with factories in Melbourne and Kalgoorlie. 10 3/4 x 4 3/4", yellow background with white blossoms, pink circular 'good as gold' trademark, and one man handing fresh canned preserves to another, some faint cracks at edges starting.
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An Essay on New South Wales, The Mother Colony of the Australians. Presentation copy

by Reid, G. H.

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Published
1876
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Good + condition
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$175.00

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Sydney: Thomas Richards, Government Printer, 1876. Hardcover. Good + condition. A presentation copy to the Honourable John Hay, dated 8 November 1876, with the author's compliments. John Hay (1816 - 1892) was a New South Wales politician who emigrated from Scotland to Sydney (1838) and later became member and Speaker of the first Legislative Assembly. Hay was known… Read more
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image of Australia. Undeveloped Agricultural Industries, No. 2 Market Gardening

Australia. Undeveloped Agricultural Industries, No. 2 Market Gardening

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Published
1914
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Very good condition
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Melbourne: McCarron Bird & Co., 1914. Very good condition. A pamphlet printed for distribution at the 1915 World's Fair in San Francisco. Number 2 of 6 pamphlets available 'relating to Undeveoped Agricultural Industries'. Sticker of Union Steam Ship Co. of New Zealand on front. 16pp, 10.25 x 4 3/8", printed paper wrappers with blue titles, staplebound.… Read more
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image of Australia as it is:  Its Settlements, Farms, and Gold Fields

Australia as it is: Its Settlements, Farms, and Gold Fields

by Lancelott, F.

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Published
1852
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Good condition
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$400.00

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London: Colburn & Co, 1852. Hardcover. Good condition. Australian content includes: on Western Australia, zoology (kangaroos), farming, wine growing, New South Wales, gold discoveries, flight to the diggings, geology of the gold fields, Victoria & gold fields, South Australia, Adelaide, and the discoveries of Sturt and Barker. Book plate of the noted Western Australian Paul Hasluck, Australian… Read more
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image of New Zealand: the Land of Opportunity for Small Capitalists "The Great Britain of the South Seas"

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Wellington: W. A. G. Skinner, Government Printer, 1925. Paperback. Very good condition. A publicity brochure intended to attract farmers to New Zealand. Industries include fruit, poultry, honey & pig farms. 9 x 4 1/2", attractive blue pictorial cover printed in dark blue, green and white illustrating a farm scene. 24pp, staplebound (slt. rusted). [50,000/1/25-19433]… Read more
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image of Spanish or American Merino Rams and Ewes ... Selected by E. N. Bissell_Co. ... from the Best Vermont Flocks.  Catalog

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[San Francisco], 1884. Wraps. Very good condition. Unrecorded catalog with wonderful woodblock illustrations for merino wool raised in Vermont and shipped to Sydney, Australia via San Francisco. With a wonderful wood block frontispiece showing "Rip Van Winkle" a very heavily folded merino sheep, with caption, "No. 45 Bred and owned by H. S. Brookins, Richville Vt. ..." These… Read more
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The Journal of the Agricultural Society of New South Wales

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Published
1878
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Good +
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Sydney: Journal of the Agricultural Society of New South Wales, 1878. Hardcover. Good +. With an article entitled 'Reapers and Binders' concerning a gold medal offered and trials undertaken by the Agricultural Society of England for the best design of reapers capable of sheafing and tying grain as it was cut. The Journal of the Agricultural Society… Read more
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image of Three Colonies of Australia: New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia. Their Pastures, Copper Mines, & Gold Fields

Three Colonies of Australia: New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia. Their Pastures, Copper Mines, & Gold Fields

by Sidney, Samuel

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Published
1853
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Good -
Edition
Second edition
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London: Ingram, Cooke, and Co., 1853. Second edition. Hardcover. Good -. Lacks map. Second and best edition.  8vo, viii + 412pp. Frontispiece and b&w ills and plates in text. Red cloth w/ gold stamping on front and spine. g- spine faded, minor chipping at top and bottom of spine.
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image of "Xmas Greetings". Lithographed shape map of Australia

"Xmas Greetings". Lithographed shape map of Australia

by [Christmas]

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Published
1920
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Very good condition
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1920. Very good condition. Greeting card with lithographed shape map of Australia, with a printed photograph at the center captioned "Harvesting the Wheat Crop", surrounded by a kookaburra, red gum nut branches, and eucalyptus leaves, all printed in color. There is a small hole punched at the top center for hanging the Christmas card. On a… Read more
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image of Wangapeka Station  New Zealand.  Belonging to Roderick Mc Rae.....  pen and ink laid on board

Wangapeka Station New Zealand. Belonging to Roderick Mc Rae..... pen and ink laid on board

by [McCrae, Roderick]

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Published
1881
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Very good overall
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1881. Very good overall. A skilled but unsigned sepia watercolor of the station on the northern coast of the South Island, centered on the station, a stream in the foreground, mountain ranges behind. Roderick McRae owned the 100 acre property in the borough of Richmond, which consisted of fine agricultural land on which McRae raised cattle and… Read more
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image of The Complete Guide to Silk Culture, "Money Making for Women"

The Complete Guide to Silk Culture, "Money Making for Women"

by Capsadell, L.

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Published
1883
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Good + overall
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New York: W.B. Smith & Co., 1883. Good + overall. An illustrated booklet describing how to rear silkworms, from hatching to packing cocoons, reeling, spinning, and supplies needed. Signed "PIERREPONT" , (Edwards Pierrepont, a noted NY lawyer and resident of Garrison NY) on verso in ink and crossed out. Green illustrated paper on card covers,… Read more
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image of The Poultry World. Fancier, Family, and Market Poulterer.  Volume I, No. 12.  single issue Periodical with the advertising handbill

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Hartford, CT: H. H. Stoddard, 1872. Paperback. Fine condition. Poultry breeding and egg production information in one of the earliest and very popular American poultry publications, with many wonderful illustrations of breeds, including "Frizzled Fowls". This was the period when eggs and poultry were raised either on small farms or in backyards, with the excess sold at… Read more
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Gilbert Wood-Split Pulleys advertising pamphlet

by Saginaw Manufacturing Company

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Published
1908
Condition
Fine
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Michigan, 1908. Pamphlet. Fine. Beautiful printing of a small pulley catalogue with the supplier John C. Christopher from Jacksonville, FL. 12mo, 8pp, dark stiff paper wraps with cord tie and printed in gold on cover. Not in OCLC.
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image of Handbook of Fungus Diseases of the Potato in Australia and Their Treatment (with) A Remedy for Potato Blight

Handbook of Fungus Diseases of the Potato in Australia and Their Treatment (with) A Remedy for Potato Blight

by McAlpine, D & Capt. K. Edgeworth

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Published
1911
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Good +
Edition
First edition
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Melbourne: Victorian Dept. of Agriculture, 1911. First edition. Hardcover. Good +. Signature of the original owner Capt. K Edgeworth on front free endpaper together with a copy of an 8pp pamphlet that he published in Dublin at around the same time as this book. In the pamphlet, Edgeworth makes reference to the research done in Australia which killed… Read more
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Wildflowers of the Western Australia

by Gardner, C.A.

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Published
1959
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Very good
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Perth: West Australian Newspapers, Ltd., 1959. Hardcover. Very good. 8vo, 164pp. Color ills, plates, throughout. Pic dj.
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image of Send Us Your Order For .... Lorillard's Kid Tobacco, Eagle Tobacco, Piper Heidsieck Tobacco.  1894 Broadside advertising Florida tobacco grower Thomas Nooney & Sons

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1894. Very good overall. Broadside, printed in black on pink paper, offering a variety of goods, including: Cottolene (a brand of shortening made from beef tallow and cottonseed oil), Lorillard's tobaccos, soap, bread, Nanticoke Tomatoes, meats, fruit & coffee. Thomas Nooney & Sons, Jacksonville Fla., Monday Oct. 22, 1894. 5 1/2 x 12 1/2". Original… Read more
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The Californian Wheat Industry. Sydney, New South Wales Department of Agriculture publication

by [Australia] Cobb, N. A.

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Published
1901
Condition
Very good condition
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Sydney: William Applegate Gullick, 1901. Very good condition. Signed presentation copy, to Charles A. Clough, compliments of N. A. Cobb. Dr. Cobb was one of the first to be appointed to the New South Wales Department of Agriculture, as Government Vegetable Pathologist, where he investigated parasitic diseases of plants and farm stock. He later was appointed… Read more
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