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Leaves of Silver: "The First Twenty-five Years"

by Halton Junior Farmers' Association

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Published
1959
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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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Sweet Clover. Melilotus Alba. Its Agricultural Value based on Scientific and Practical Tests in the United States

by CARROLL, C. M.

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Published
1916
Condition
Very good
Edition
Fifth edition
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$20.00

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Chicago: International Harvester Company, 1916. Fifth edition. Staplebound. Very good. 66, [2] p. 23 cm. B&w illustrations. Staplebound paper covers. Light soiling or discolouration.
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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
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Very good +
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$50.00

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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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image of A Tour Through North America; Together With a Comprehensive View of the Canadas and United States. As Adapted For Agricultural Emigration

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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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$175.00
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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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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
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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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The Small Grains

by CARLETON, Mark Alfred

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Published
1920
Condition
ex library - very good
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$40.00

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New York: The Macmillan Company, 1920. Hardcover. ex library - very good. Rural Text-Book Series. xxxii, 699 p. 20 cm. 183 b&w illustrations and 20 tables. Green cloth hardcover. Ex library with label and discoloured mark on spine, ink stamps on front pastedown, rear of frontispiece, and elsewhere. Corners lightly bumped and tear in spine head. Cereal plants… Read more
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Soiling, Summer and Winter, Or Economy in Feeding Farm Stock

by PEER, F. S.

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Published
1882
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Very good
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Rochester, NY: Published by the author; Hervey H. Smith, Printer, 1882. Hardcover. Very good. 153, [5] p. 18 cm. B&w drawings. Cloth with gold print and blank impressing. Spine cloth faded and corners bumped. Front hinge tender. Advantages of soiling, commercial fertilizers, comparative values of grains and forage as animal and plant food, crops for soiling cattle… Read more
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Soil Fertility and Permanent Agriculture

by HOPKINS, Cyril G.

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Published
1910
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Very good +
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Boston: Ginn and Company, 1910. Hardcover. Very good +. Country Life Education Series. xxiii, 653 p. 22 cm. 121 tables, 14 b&w illustrations. Brown cloth with black print. Spine a little faded. Ink signature on front free endpaper. Science and soil, systems of permanent agriculture, soil investigations by culture experiments, various fertility factors, etc. Appendix and index.… Read more
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Barry's Fruit Garden

by BARRY, P.

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Published
1913
Condition
Good
Edition
New Edition
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$40.00

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New York: Orange Judd, 1913. New Edition. Hardcover. Good. Originally published 1883. xvi, [4], 21-516, 12 p. 19 cm. Green cloth with spotting and discolouration to boards. Bumped corners. Front hinge cracking internally. Blue mark on front pastedown. Pages clean and neat. Topics include fruit trees, soils, manures, different modes of propagation, pruning, orchards, diseases and insects,… Read more
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Quack Grass Eradication

by CRANE, P. B.

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Published
1911
Condition
Very good +
Edition
Second Edition
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$75.00

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St. Paul, Minn: Webb Publishing, 1911. Second Edition. Hardcover. Very good +. 114, [5] p. 20 cm. Fold-out formula sheet and numerous b&w illustrations, including one of P. B. Crane himself. Green cloth with black print. Bumped corners and slight wear, including tiny chip from top of front board. Principles of the eradication of quack grass,… Read more
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Elements of Agricultural Chemistry

by DAVY, Sir Humphry; SHIER, John

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Published
1846
Condition
Fair
Edition
New Edition
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$75.00

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London: John J. Griffin, 1846. New Edition. Hardcover. Fair. ix, 293, [4] p. 23 cm. B&w engravings, figures and tables. Brown cloth with blank impressing. Spine tail torn, light wear elsewhere. Library bookplate on front pastedown, ink notation on front free endpaper, but no other library markings. Foxing. Main defect is to p. 33 where upper portion of… Read more
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Canada's Fertile Northland

by CHAMBERS, Captain Ernest J. (ed.)

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Published
1908
Condition
Good
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$45.00

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Ottawa: Government Printing Bureau, 1908. Hardcover. Good. 139 p. 26 cm. 18 b&w photos at rear. Green cloth with gold impressing. Some soiling and discolouration to exterior, bumped corners. Some thumbing to inside. Dampstained text block edge. "A Glimpse of the Enormous Resources of Part of the Unexplored Regions of the Dominion. Evidence heard before a select… Read more
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The Modern Gas Tractor Its Construction, Utility, Operation and Repair

by PAGE, Victor W.

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Published
1919
Condition
Good
Edition
Second Edition, revised and enlarged.
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$75.00

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New York: The Norman W. Henley Publishing Company, 1919. Second Edition, revised and enlarged.. Hardcover. Good. 504 p. + ads. 19 cm dark orange cloth hardcover cloth binding with gold impressing on spine, black and white impressed lettering and design on front board. Includes a folding plate + 228 b&w illustrations. Bump at top of front board.… Read more
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Electricity For The Farm: Light, Heat and Power by Inexpensive Methods From the Water Wheel or Farm Engine

by ANDERSON, Frederick Irving

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Published
1915
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Very good +
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New York: The Macmillan Company, 1915. Cloth. Very good +. xxiii, 265, [8] p. 20 cm. Frontispiece, 8 b&w diagrams listed under Illustrations and numerous smaller illustrations. Green cloth hardcover with gold print. A little thumbing to a front page and Contents. A few slightly roughened page edges. Topics: how to measure water-power; installing a water wheel;… Read more
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The Heath Book for Threshermen

by E. H. Heath Co

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Published
1908
Condition
Very good
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$35.00

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Winnipeg: E. H. Heath Co, 1908. Very good. 312 p. 16 cm. 55 b&w figures. Black cloth hardcover with gold print. Light wear. Faint dampstains to page tops, inner margins. "A Book of Instructions for Traction and Stationary Engineers, with Questions and Answers, useful Tables and Rules." "Publishers of The Canadian Thresherman and Farmer, Owners and Operators… Read more
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Minutes of Agriculture

by MARSHALL, [William]

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Published
1783
Condition
Very good +
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$600.00

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London: J. Dodsley, 1783. Hardcover. Very good +. Various paginations, some parts unpaginated. 25 cm. Frontispiece map and 4 engraved plates, 3 at rear signed "Miles Sculp." Full leather with repaired spine ends, corners, and hinges. Some thumbing and a marginal notation in Flow-Vegetables section but overall paper very clean and neat. Title continues: "With Experiments and… Read more
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Combine Year Book, United States and Canada 1929

by The Clarke Publishing Co

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Published
1929
Condition
Good
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$45.00

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Madison, WI: The Clarke Publishing Co, 1929. Good. 64 p. 26 cm. B&w photos and drawings. Staplebound softcover. Covers separated from text block, with rough edges, chips andtears in spine. Pages clean and neat. Articles on the history and development of the combine, benefits of the combine in various states and countries, combine models for 1929, directory… Read more
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1888. Hardcover. Very good +. 135 p. 18 cm. Burgundy cloth with gold print. All edges red. Light wear to cloth. Inscribed by author on front pastedown.
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Alberta: Official Livestock Brand Box for the Province of Alberta

by ANONYMOUS

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Published
1994
Condition
Near fine
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$125.00

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Published by the authority of Honourable Walter Paszkowski, Minister of Agriculture, 1994. Near fine. 7, 1089 p. 24 cm. Black hardcover. "This book is a complete transcript of all cattle & horse brands registered in the Province of Alberta."
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