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[annual] Report of the Commissioner of Patents issued in the Year 1855 [Patent Office Report]; Agriculture. [text with illustration]; House of Representatives: 34th Congress, 1st Session; Executive document no. 12

By Commissioner of Patents; Charles Mason, D. J Browne

Washington D.C.: Cornelius Wendell, printer, 1856. First edition thus. Decorative Cloth. Fair. Single volume only. Octavo, 9" tall, xii plates + lxiii + 488 ages, (illustrations with text), brown cloth. Fair overall, with general shelf wear, backstrip cloth chipped and frayed to the top and bottom edges of the spine, Hinges cracked and loose, internal binding still solid, paper lightly yellowed, but with one color frontice piece plate an two (one leaf) black and white missing, BUT, with all the afre-said, the primary condition issue is the exterior of this volume has been damp-stained, with significant dampstaining entering to the endpapers, AND mildew stains to the cover cloth and endpapers, however the interior pages of the volume are still quite clean and would qualify as very good. Nevertheless, still a useful volume.

$19.00

Mushroom Growing ; Bulletin no. 34

By Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food

London, England: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1960. First edition thus. Paperback. Very Good. Octavo, 9 3/4" tall, 66 pages, stiff wraps. A very good, clean, neat soft cover pamphlet with minor shelf wear and light exterior soiling; binding tight, paper lightly yellowed.

$9.50

Out In The Open

By Ray Koon;

Boston, Massachusetts: Little, Brown, and Company, 1954. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very good/good. Octavo, 7 3/4" tall, 239 pages, green cloth. A very good, clean, hardcover first edition with minor shelf wear, rubbing to the corners, hinges and binding tight, paper clean and cream white, with a previous owner's inscription on the front endpaper. In a good, edge worn dust jacket with several tears, chipping at the corners and with price clipped.

$9.50

TRANSACTIONS OF THE N.Y. STATE AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY, With An Abstract of the Proceedings of the County Agricultural Societies, Vol. VIII - 1848. [New York State]

By B.P. Johnson, et al

Albany, New York: Weed, Parsons & Co, 1849. First thus. Decorative Cloth. Good. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, color frontispiece (Wagener apple) xx + 975 pages with some intertextual illustrations + black and white plate pages, brown embossed cloth. A good copy overall, back strip over spine chipped away, and fore-corner tips worn through to board, with one portion laid in, cover exterior moderately soiled. Interior is very good, generally clean, binding solid with pages lightly yellowed, with foxing to the fore-edges and first and plast pages (does not affect text). An illustration of a weevil not present

$75.00

Crockett's Tool Shed: Jim Crockett's Guide to the Best in Gardening Equipment
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Crockett's Tool Shed: Jim Crockett's Guide to the Best in Gardening Equipment

By James Underwood Crockett [Jim]

Boston, Massachusetts: Little, Brown & Co., 1979. First edition. Quarter-cloth. Near fine/very good. Quarto, 247 pages with intertextual black and white illustration, brown quarter-cloth spine. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition with minor shelf wear; binding tight, paper white. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket with the original price present

$12.50

The Flower Educator for Gardeners and Growers: How to know to plant to grow flowers, plants, hedges & lawns.

By Edward C. Vick

New York, New York: Theo. Audel & Co., 1928. First edition. Decorative Cloth. Good. "Presenting in a handy form a wealth of information, instructions and suggestions on planting, cultivating and prpagating flowers and plants together with practical and helpful illustrations, useful and valuable tables." Duodecimo, 6 1/2" tall; 585 pages + indexes and addenda; black titles on beige cloth. A good, sturdy, limp cloth volume, cover cloth light to moderately soiled, hinges cracked but secure, internal binding solid, paper moderately yellowed with light scattered finger soiling.

$12.50

Farm, Stock and Home: Vol. I (1), No. 11; April 15, 1885; published the 1st and 15th of every month

By J.H. Stevens and Horatio R. Owen (editors)

Minneapolis, Minnesota: Farm, Stock and Home Publishing, 1885. First edition. Tabloid. Very Good . Complete original single issue, with advertisements. Quarto 14 3/4" tall, pages 161 to 176 (16 pages) saddle fold, self wraps. A very good copy overall, paper lightly yellowed but still supple, with moderate edge wear, and light exterior soiling; interior clean,

$19.00

The CULTIVATOR: Vol. VI (6), No. 1; March, 1839; a monthly publication [Newspaper], devoted to Agriculture "For the improvement of the soil and the mind."

By J. Buel (editor)

Albany, New York: Buel, No. 3 Wasgington St., 1839. First edition. Tabloid--unbound. Good. Complete original single issue, quarto 14" tall, pages 9 to 32 (24 pages) saddle fold, self wraps. A good copy overall, paper lightly yellowed but still supple, with moderate edge wear and soiling at the fore-edge margin (primarily to the cover sheet and fold, but some damp staining and foxing, interior fairly clean, with the minor foxing

$16.50

Farm, Stock and Home: Vol. I (1), No. 5; January 15, 1885; published the 1st and 15th of every month

By J.H. Stevens and Horatio R. Owen (editors)

Minneapolis, Minnesota: Farm, Stock and Home Publishing, 1885. First edition. Tabloid. Very Good. Complete original single issue, with advertisements. Quarto 14 3/4" tall, pages 65 to 80 (16 pages) saddle fold, self wraps. A very good copy overall, paper lightly yellowed but still supple, with moderate edge wear and light exterior soiling; interior clean,

$19.00

Farm, Stock and Home: Vol. I (1), No. 8; March 1, 1885; published the 1st and 15th of every month

By J.H. Stevens and Horatio R. Owen (editors)

Minneapolis, Minnesota: Farm, Stock and Home Publishing, 1885. First edition. Tabloid. Very Good -. Complete original single issue, with advertisements. Quarto 14 3/4" tall, pages 113 to 128 (16 pages) saddle fold, self wraps. A very good minus copy overall, paper lightly yellowed but still supple, with moderate edge wear and light exterior soiling, spine fold roughed; interior clean,

$19.00

Farm, Stock and Home: Vol. I (1), No. 19; August 15, 1885; published the 1st and 15th of every month

By J.H. Stevens and Horatio R. Owen (editors)

Minneapolis, Minnesota: Farm, Stock and Home Publishing, 1885. First edition. Tabloid. Very Good . Complete original single issue, with advertisements. Quarto 14 3/4" tall, pages 289 to 304 (16 pages) saddle fold, self wraps. A very good copy overall, paper lightly yellowed but still supple, with moderate edge wear, and light exterior soiling, minor foxing to the fore-edge; interior clean,

$19.00

Farm, Stock and Home: Vol. I (1), No. 9; March 15, 1885; published the 1st and 15th of every month

By J.H. Stevens and Horatio R. Owen (editors)

Minneapolis, Minnesota: Farm, Stock and Home Publishing, 1885. First edition. Tabloid. Very Good . Complete original single issue, with advertisements. Quarto 14 3/4" tall, pages 129 to 144 (16 pages) saddle fold, self wraps. A very good copy overall, paper lightly yellowed but still supple, with moderate edge wear, a short edge tear, and light exterior soiling; interior clean,

$19.00

New England Poultry Journal: Vol. I (1), No. 10; January, 1903 ; published semi-monthly;

By William Palmer (editor);

Hartford, Connecticut: New England Poultry Journal Publishing, 1903. First edition. Original Wraps. Good +. Complete original single issue, with advertisements. Quarto 12" tall, 24 pages black and white, with photographic illustration throughout, saddle fold, stiff printed wraps. A very good plus copy overall, paper moderately yellowed but still supple, with moderate edge wear, and light exterior soiling, but dampstaining to the spine-fold; interior relatively clean, butdampstains at top margins

$25.00

The CULTIVATOR: Vol. VI (6), No. 2; April, 1839; a monthly publication [Newspaper], devoted to Agriculture "For the improvement of the soil and the mind."

By J. Buel (editor)

Albany, New York: Buel, No. 3 Wasgington St., 1839. First printing. Tabloid--unbound. Very Good. Complete original single issue, quarto 14" tall, pages 33 to 48 (32 pages) saddle fold, self wraps. A very good copy overall, paper lightly yellowed but still supple, with moderate edge wear and soiling (primarily to the cover sheet and fold, some marginal damp staining and light foxing, interior fairly clean, with the minor foxing

$19.00

Farm, Stock and Home: Vol. I (1), No. 16; July 1, 1885; published the 1st and 15th of every month

By J.H. Stevens and Horatio R. Owen (editors)

Minneapolis, Minnesota: Farm, Stock and Home Publishing, 1885. First edition. Tabloid. Good . Complete original single issue, with advertisements. Quarto 14 3/4" tall, pages 241 to 256 (16 pages) saddle fold, self wraps. A good copy overall, paper lightly yellowed but still supple, with moderate edge wear, but spine roughed, some exterior soiling; interior marginal foxing.

$16.50

The CULTIVATOR: Vol. V (5), No. 11; November, 1848; a monthly publication [Newspaper], devoted to Agriculture "For the improvement of the soil and the mind." New Series

By Luther Tucker, Sanford Howard (editors)

Albany, New York: Luther Tucker, 1848. First printing. Tabloid--unbound. Good. Complete original single issue, quarto 11 1/4" tall, pages 329 to 360 (32 pages) saddle stitch, self wraps. A good copy overall, paper moderately yellowed but still supple, with moderate edge wear and soiling (primarily to the cover sheet and fold, some marginal damp staining and light foxing, interior fairly clean, with the primary damp stain to the back cover sheet with some paper loss to that sheet

$19.00

Farm, Stock and Home: Vol. I (1), No. 13; May 15, 1885; published the 1st and 15th of every month

By J.H. Stevens and Horatio R. Owen (editors)

Minneapolis, Minnesota: Farm, Stock and Home Publishing, 1885. First edition. Tabloid. Good . Complete original single issue, with advertisements. Quarto 14 3/4" tall, pages 193 to 208 (16 pages) saddle fold, self wraps. A good copy overall, paper lightly yellowed but still supple, with moderate edge wear, but spine roughed, some exterior soiling; interior marginal foxing.

$16.50

Farm, Stock and Home: Vol. I (1), No. 4; January 1, 1885; published the 1st and 15th of every month

By J.H. Stevens and Horatio R. Owen (editors)

Minneapolis, Minnesota: Farm, Stock and Home Publishing, 1885. First edition. Tabloid. Very Good. Complete original single issue, with advertisements. Quarto 14 3/4" tall, pages 49 to 64 (16 pages) saddle fold, self wraps. A very good copy overall, paper lightly yellowed but still supple, with moderate edge wear and light exterior soiling; interior clean,

$19.00

Advocate and Family Guardian: Vol. XLIX (49), No. 9; whole no. 1149, May 1, 1883 ; published semi-monthly;

By Helen E. Brown (editor); Hope Ledyard, Emma C. Nason, Ruth Argyle

New York, New York: American Female Guardian Society and Home for the Friendless., 1883. First edition. Original Wraps. Very Good . Complete original single issue, with advertisements. Quarto 11 1/2" tall, pages 129 to 146 (16 pages) saddle fold, self wraps. A very good copy overall, paper lightly yellowed but still supple, with moderate edge wear, and light exterior soiling, minor dampstaining to the mailing- fold; interior clean,

$19.00

Farming: An Illustrated Home Magazine of the Living and Growing Things on the Farm; Volume III (3); Number 3; April 1907; Planting the small grains; Reclaiming an unprofitable orchard; the great value of Japan clover; Sweet Potatoes in Western Kansas; Big Raspberries and Blackberries; Making a Cranberry Bog; etc.

By J.I. Schulte, C.G. Woodbury, C.B. Smith, Viola McColm, W.H. Jenkins, A.S. Atkinson, et al.

New York, New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1907. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Good +. A single original issue with covers and advertisements. Quarto, 12 1/4" tall, pages 83 to 118 with ads, + black and white pictorial wraps. A good copy only over all, paper lightly yellowed, BUT exterior worn, covers loose, slightly soiled, spine and bottom margin edge slightly chipped away due to moisture damage. With some mildew smell. Still a useful reading copy. This was one of severalDoubleday, Page company non-fiction magazine Loaded with terrific black and white ads of the period from automobiles to shaving cream.

$12.50

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