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The Best Forage Plants Fully Described and Figured with a Complete Account of Their Cultivation, Economic Value, Impurities and Adulterants, &c.

by STEBLER, Dr. F. G.; SCROTER, Dr. C.; MCALPINE, A. N. (trans.)

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Published
1889
Condition
Fair
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London: Lavid Nutt, 1889. Hardcover. Fair. vi, 171 p. + 30 chromo-lithograph plates. 33 cm. 71 b&w figures in text. Green paper spine with brown paper boards. Worn corners and edges, spots to paper, small tears in spine ends and in spine centre. Hinges cracking internally. Foxing to first and last pages and plates.
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Feeding Grains for Profit

by Shur-Gain Feeds, Canada Packers Limited

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Published
nd
Condition
Fair
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$20.00

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Toronto, nd. Booklet. Fair. 27, [2] p. 22 cm. Stapled paper covers. Soiled exterior, especially towards rear. Small chips in fore-edge. Shur-Gain for poultry, hogs, cattle. Address label on rear.
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Half Century of Farming in Dufferin

by MARSHALL, John Ewing

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Published
ca. 1980
Condition
Very good
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Orangeville, ON: The Author, ca. 1980. Booklet. Very good. 52 p. 23 cm. B&w illustrations. Stapled softcover. Small stain on front. Inscribed by author. Includes a letter signed by the author. Memories of rural farmhouses, barns, stables, summer chores, other seasonal activities, farm implements, local transportation, progress.
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Oxford and District Cattle Breeding Association sire catalogue

by The Association

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Published
1964
Condition
Fair
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$25.00

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Woodstock, ON, 1964. Booklet. Fair. 74 p. 23 cm. B&w cattle illustrations. Stapled card covers. Much soiling to outside. Holes in covers near spine. Some inside stains and wrinkling. Lists officers of the association, terms and conditions for semen sales, and descriptions of Holsteins, Jerseys, Guernseys, etc. with their photos.
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Thieves in the Fields

by MARSHALL, Duncan

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Published
1930
Condition
Good
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$15.00

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Imperial Oil, 1930. Booklet. Good. 31 p. 18 cm. B&w drawings. Stapled booklet. Some stains. Topics include: farming as an occupation; weeds as harmful plants; quack or couch grass; sow thistle; wild oats; mustard family; noxious weeds.
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Sugar from Beet to Bowl

by Canada and Dominion Sugar Company Limited

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Published
1920s
Condition
Good
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$10.00

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Chatham, ON, 1920s. Booklet. Good. 30 p. 24 cm. B&w illustrations. Grey paper covers with green and black print. Some wear to extremities. First pages chipped. "The beet sugar industry of South-Western Ontario as carried on by some four or five thousand farmers (assisted by some two thousand field laborers) working in co-operation with Canada and Dominion… Read more
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The Growing of Gold: Facts about Growing Alfalfa, the Practical Gold Mine for the Farmer of Today

by SINN, J. F.

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Published
1913
Condition
Good
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Clarinda, Iowa: A. A. Berry Seed Co., 1913. Softcover. Good. 50 p. 18 cm. 5 illustrations. Sepia print. Paper covers. Small tears to edges. Small stain and thumbing on first pages' margins. Topics include selection of land, fertilizer, seeding, harvesting, scientific feed value, facts worth remembering, etc.
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Farm Weeds

by CLARK, George H.; FLETCHER, James; CRIDDLE, Norman (illus.)

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Published
1923
Condition
Good
Edition
Second edition reprint.
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$60.00

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Ottawa: Department of Agriculture Canada, 1923. Second edition reprint.. Hardcover. Good. 192 p., interspersed by plates. 27 cm. 76 colour plates. Cloth hardcover with gold print. Some soiling to exterior. Creases in spine and corners a bit worn. Front hinge cracking. School ink stamps on endpapers as well as some thumbing. Plates are very pretty.
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The Other Economy: Pastoral Husbandry on a Medieval Estate

by BIDDICK, Kathleen

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Published
1989
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780520063884
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Berkeley: University of California Press, 1989. Hardcover. Good/Very good. xvii, 230 p. 24 cm. 18 figures and 43 tables. Blue cloth in dustjacket. Front free endpaper missing. Some pencil notes.
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Canadian Dairying

by DEAN, Henry H.

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Published
1903
Condition
Good +
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$25.00

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Tokyo: William Briggs, 1903. Hardcover. Good +. viii, 9-260 p. 19 cm. B&w illustrations. Green cloth with gold impressing. Worn corners and spine ends. A couple of small dents to board edges. Ink signatures on front free endpaper. Some pages browning.
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The English Field Systems

by GRAY, H. L.

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Published
1969
Condition
Fine
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London: The Merlin Press, 1969. Hardcover. Fine/Good +. ix, 568 p. 22 cm. 17 maps. Grey hardcover in dustjacket. Jacket has soiling and rubbing.
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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1986. Hardcover. Fine/Very good +. xvi, 331 p. 23 cm. 42 figures & 33 tables. Brown cloth in dustjacket. Slight wear to jacket edges.
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Oxford County Federation of Agriculture 1867-1967

by WILKER, Elton G. (ed.)

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Published
1967
Condition
Good
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$35.00

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The Federation, 1967. Softcover. Good. Unpaginated. 24 cm. Some b&w illustrations. Cream card covers. Some soiling to exterior.
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Keepers of the Land: A Celebration of Canadian Farmers

by HIEBERT, Carl & CRIPPS, Deb

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Published
2007
Condition
Fine
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$40.00

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Linwood, ON: Gift of Wings Publishing, 2007. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 168 p. 28 x 29 cm. Colour photos. Hardcover in pictorial dustjacket. Signed by authors on half title.
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The Salvation Army Immigration Department and Farmers' Help Bureau Application Form for 1905

by Salvation Army

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Published
1905
Condition
Good
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Toronto: The Salvation Army Immigration Department, 1905. Good. One 36 cm one-sided page. Two horizontal and two vertical creses. Light wear to edges. Form for individuals wishing to emply immigrants.
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Leaves of Silver: "The First Twenty-five Years"

by Halton Junior Farmers' Association

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Published
1959
Condition
Good
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Halton, ON: Halton Junior Farmers' Association, 1959. Softcover. Good. 72 p. 23 cm. B&w photos. Staplebound softcover. Moderate wear and soiling. Ink stamp at top front. Historical highlights, reproduced news articles, winners of various competitions.
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Portraits of Princess Louise and the Marquis of Lorne

by Smiths Falls Agricultural Works

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Published
September 1879
Condition
Very good +
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Smiths Falls, Ontario: Smiths Falls Agricultural Works, September 1879. Very good +. Two 14 cm b&w portraits of "His Excellency the Marquis of Lorne, Governor General" and "Her Royal Highness The Princess Louise," both on stiff paper. Reverse of each contains advertising for the company, one for the "Smiths Falls Single Reaper," the other for steel ploughs, self-dumping… Read more
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Edinburgh: Oliver and Boyd, 1835. Hardcover. Good. v, 322, [2], 331-473 p. 23 cm. Original publisher's binding. Bumped corners, some dents to edges, hinges cracking. Foxing to first and last pages, tears in pp. 269-71. Patrick Shirreff (1791-1876) embarked on an agricultural tour of Upper and Lower Canada and the U.S. before allowing a younger brother to… Read more
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Toronto: William Rennie Co., 1916. Hardcover. Very good. viii, [9]-255 p. 19 cm. 136 b&w illustrations. Burgundy cloth hardcover. Mild wear to edges and some soiling to cloth. A few small tears and spots inside. William Rennie (1835-1910), agriculturist and seed merchant, was born in a log cabin and learned the rudiments of agriculture on the Scarborough… Read more
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image of The Canadian Swine Breeders' Record, Vol. 37. Yorkshire, Berkshire, Chester White, Tamworth, Hampshire, Poland China, Duroc Jersey and Large Black

The Canadian Swine Breeders' Record, Vol. 37. Yorkshire, Berkshire, Chester White, Tamworth, Hampshire, Poland China, Duroc Jersey and Large Black

by Canadian Swine Breeders' Association

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Published
1926
Condition
Very good +
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$40.00

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Ottawa: Canadian Swine Breeders' Association, 1926. Hardcover. Very good +. Compiled and edited in the office of the Canadian National Live Stock Records, Ottawa, Canada. xl, 794 p. 22 cm. Blue cloth. Print on spine faded. Contains list of officers and directors, directors' report, constitution and bylaws, members. Most of text is pedigrees, animal index, breeders' and… Read more
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