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The Origin of the Domestic Animals of Africa [ 2 Volume Set ]
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The Origin of the Domestic Animals of Africa [ 2 Volume Set ]

By Epstein, H, Revised in collaboration with I.L. Mason

New York - London - Munich: Africana Publishing Corporation, 1971 Two hardbacked volumes, each 170mm x 245mm tall (6.75" x 9.75" approx..). Pp xi, 373 & xi, 719 with a grand total of 1,297 illustrations in b/w photo & line. Light production creasing of the free blank margins of pages 43-66 incl. of volume two, otherwise very good, in the original grey cloth-covered boards/black spine title & Longhorn (?)-over-Africa outline logo to the front boards and with the unclipped and almost fine illustrated dustwrappers. As these volumes weigh almost 3 kilos, addiitional postage might be required.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Almost Fine. Large 8vo..

$203.01

Caterpillar Tractors 1926-1959. A Short History of Caterpillar Tractors & Combines
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Caterpillar Tractors 1926-1959. A Short History of Caterpillar Tractors & Combines

By Longfoot, Peter J.

Morrisons Farm, Morborne, Peterborough: Peter J. Longfoot, 1993 159mm x 229mm tall (6.25" x 8.25" approx.). 80pp with b/w photographs throughout. Very good, in the original b/w photo-illustrated grey card covers/red titles.. First Edition. Very Good/N/A. 8vo..

$40.60

The Fern Manual, Being a Description of All the Best Stove, Greenhouse, and Hardy Ferns Cultivated in British Gardens..cont. Below
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The Fern Manual, Being a Description of All the Best Stove, Greenhouse, and Hardy Ferns Cultivated in British Gardens..cont. Below

By Appleby, Thomas; Croker, Mr. W.; Abbey, Mr. George, and Other Writers in the Journal of Horticulture and Cottage Gardener

London: Journal of Horticulture & Cottage Gardener Office, 1863 Hardback, 120mm x 202mm tall (4.75" x 8" approx.). Pp xxii, 216, with a planting layout diagram, a full-page illustration of a fern pillar, and 80 further engravings in the text. The Title concluded "With Instructions for Their Cultivation and Treatment Both on a Large Scale and in Fern Cases". Rubs to hd/tl of spine, and two previous owners' inscriptions to the upper blank margin of the Preface. Otherwise very good, in the original blind & gilt-decorated cloth-covered boards/gilt titles. Uncommon. Together with, loosely inserted [as a bookmark?] a 5" x 3" slip of paper with on its upper, pink, glossy surface, an engraving of a swan & cygnet with reeds, "S.A. 1815".. First Edition. Good/Later Glassine d/w.

$60.90

Ploughing Engines at Work
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Ploughing Engines at Work

By Finch, Barry J.

London: Percival Marshall & Co., Ltd, 1962 Landscape-style booklet of 58pp with 59 [including the front-cover illustration] b/w photo-illustrations [The Introduction is dated October 1961, but the Copyright indicates publication in 1962]. Postage will be reduced for this light item.. First Edition. Pictorial Cover. Very Good.

$6.77

The Production of Heather Honey
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The Production of Heather Honey

By Deans, A.S.C.

Aberdeen: North of Scotland College of Agriculture, Beekeeping Department 137mm x 212mm tall (5.25" x 8.5" approx.). 16pp with 13 b/w photo illustrations. Very good, in the original black-printed soft card covers. Not in COPAC or the British Bee Bibliography.. First Edition. Very Good.

$20.30

Ducks & Geese for Eggs and Table. Ditchfield's Little Wonder Books No. 12
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Ducks & Geese for Eggs and Table. Ditchfield's Little Wonder Books No. 12

By Anon [ Ditchfield ]

Leyland, Lancs.: Ditchfield's British Books Limited 107mm x 138mm tall (4.25" x 5.25" approx.). 32pp, with advert endpapers. Very good, in the original black-printed, illustrated white paper covers. Undated - circa 1950? Postage will be reduced for this light item.. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$13.53

The Book of the Pig: Its Selection, Breeding, Feeding, and Management
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The Book of the Pig: Its Selection, Breeding, Feeding, and Management

By Long, James

London: The Bazaar, Exchange & Mart Office, 1916 Hardback, 125mm x 190mm tall (5" x 7.5" tall approx.). Pp (vi), 392, plus a frontispiece and 15 further plates and with 71 text figures. Rubs to hd/tl spine and board corners. Signature of the 1919 owner, one M.V. Cave-Penny, to the front free endpaper, some occasional light spotting and internal marks and endpaper joints reinforced, otherwise good, in the original blind-ruled cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title and title blind-stamped to front board.. Third Edition, Revised. Cloth. Fair/No d/w. Sm 8vo.

$37.90

Allis-Chalmers Construction Machinery & Industrial Equipment.
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Allis-Chalmers Construction Machinery & Industrial Equipment.

By Swinford, Norm

Osceola: MBI Publishing Company [ Crestline ], 1998 Hardback, 225mm x 287mm tall (9" x 11.25" approx.). 320pp with over 750 b/w photographs. Almost fine, in the original orange boards/blue titles & bulldozer logo to front board, and with the almost fine and unclipped colour-illustrated dust-wrapper. First Edition. Decorated Boards. Almost Fine/Almost Fine. 4to..

$169.18

The LeTourneau Legend. The History of R.G. LeTourneau, Inc, 1920-1970
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The LeTourneau Legend. The History of R.G. LeTourneau, Inc, 1920-1970

By Gowenlock, Philip G.

Brisbane: Paddington Publications Pty. Ltd., 1999 Hardback, 217mm x 277mm tall ( 8.5" x 11" approx.). Pp xv, 294 with b/w photo illustrations throughout. Almost fine, in the original colour photo-illustrated boards.. First Edition. Almost Fine. 4to..

$87.97

A Lincolnshire Lad's Scrapbook. More Tales from Nocton Estate
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A Lincolnshire Lad's Scrapbook. More Tales from Nocton Estate

By Woodhead, Len

Hutton, Driffield: Japonica Press, 2008 170mm x 245mm tall (6.75" x 9.5" approx.). 92pp with over 150 b/w photographs and a map. Light creasing to the upper free corners, otherwise very good in the original sepia photo-illustrated soft card covers/white titles.. First Edition. Good. 4to..

$16.92

Bees: Their Habits, Management and Treatment
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Bees: Their Habits, Management and Treatment

By Wood, The Rev. J.G.

London: Routledge, Warne, and Routledge, 1865 105mm x165mm tall (4" x 6.5" approx.]. Pp (vi), 114 with a frontispiece plate and 14 text figs., plus (xv) pp adverts [including endpapers and rear cover]. Signature of the 1869 owner (one F. M. Robinson) to ffep/half-title leaf and some spotting to rear cover, otherwise very good, in the original black-printed, illustrated binding of orange cloth over thin card. This, the 1865 edition, is most uncommon, and is not listed in British Bee Books, A Bibliography 1500-1976]. New Edition. Cloth. Good/N/A. Sm 8vo.

$47.37

Harness Making, with Numerous Engravings and Illustrations

By Hasluck, Paul N. [Editor]

London: Cassell and Company Limited, 1904 Hardback 100mm x 172mm tall (4" x 6.75" approx.). 160pp with 197 text figures. Withdrawn and sold from the City of Liverpool Public Libraries, with labels to the endpapers but no internal stamping. Contemporary green cloth library binding with gilt spine title and accession numbers. Internally very good.. First Edition. Cloth. Good/No d/w.

$33.84

Caterpillar Album Number Two [published as No. 3 in the Vintage Machinery Monographs series ]
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Caterpillar Album Number Two [published as No. 3 in the Vintage Machinery Monographs series ]

By Jones, Russell

Perth: Allan T. Condie Publications, 1983 Landscape format, 208mm x 148mm tall (8.25" x 5.75" approx.). 74pp [un-numbered] including cover inners, with a total of 62 b/w photographs. Crease to bottom edge of front cover, otherwise very good, in the original photo-illustrated, soft-card covers. Postage will be reduced for this item.. First Edition. Fair.

$16.24

Industrial Nitrogen. The Principles and Methods of Nitrogen Fixation and the Industrial Applications of Nitrogen Products in the Manufacture of Explosives, Fertilizers, Dyes, Etc.
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Industrial Nitrogen. The Principles and Methods of Nitrogen Fixation and the Industrial Applications of Nitrogen Products in the Manufacture of Explosives, Fertilizers, Dyes, Etc.

By Kempton, P.H.S.

London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd, 1922 Hardback.110mm x 170mm tall (4.25" x 6.5"approx.). Pp xii, 101 with a frontispiece, 18 illustrations in b/w & line, 5 Tables and a short Bibliography, + 12pp of Publisher's adverts. Very good, in the original black-printed illustrated cloth-covered boards/black titles.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No d/w.

$37.90

The Oxford Story. A History of the Oxford Paper Company 1847-1958
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The Oxford Story. A History of the Oxford Paper Company 1847-1958

By Leane, John J.

Rumford: Oxford Paper Company, 1959 Hardback, 222mm x 285mm tall 8.75" x 11" approx.). Pp (iv), 40, with an engraving of Hugh J. Chisholme [Company Founder], 40 b/w photographs and a map. Light rubs to edges & corners, otherwise very good, in the original maroon cloth-covered boards, with gilt title and Company logo to front board.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No d/w. 4to..

$74.44

A Hundred Years A-Milling. Commemorating an Ulster Mill Centenary
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A Hundred Years A-Milling. Commemorating an Ulster Mill Centenary

By Scott, William Maddin [Editor]

Omagh: W. & C. Scott, Ltd. Excelsior Mills, 1956 Hardback. 140mm x 220mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx.]. Pp xxi, 317 with a b/w photo frontispiece plate and many illustrations in b/w & line, plus 8 maps [seven folding and one, printed in red, to rear endpapers]. Internally almost fine. Original red cloth-covered boards/gilt titles, lightly bruised to both front free corners. Original front panel of the colour-illustrated dust-wrapper preserved and laid down. Withdrawn and sold from University of Keele with its unobtrusive, neat blind-stamp impression to the bottom blank margin of the title leaf.. Second Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Later Glassine d/w. Illus. by Illustrated by Gray Ellis, Margaret Marshall & Colette Murnaghan. 8vo.

$27.07

Bees and Their Management [ In Volume VI of Live Stock of the Farm, which Includes much on Dogs, Goats & other animals]
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Bees and Their Management [ In Volume VI of Live Stock of the Farm, which Includes much on Dogs, Goats & other animals]

By Herrod-Hempsall, W., F.R.S.

London: The Gresham Publishing Company, 1916 Hardback, 160mm x 230mm tall (6.25" x 9" approx.]. 63pp + 3 single-sided plate leaves with a total of 5 b/w photographs and 13 figures in the text. Some occasional spotting, mainly to prelims and upper blank margins, otherwise very good, in the original blind-decorated, cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title. Volume VI of Live Stock of the Farm, of which this comprises merely the first chapter, also contains in its total of 199pp, sections by Edward C. Ash, H,.S. Holmes-Pegler, and Professor James Wilson, on dogs (Pp101-154 inc.), ferrets, goats, asses and mules, and has a tissue-guarded frontispiece plate and a total of 34 b/w photos. [British Bee Bibliography ref. 474, says: "This little-known work by Herrod-Hempsall is one of his earliest".] Undated, but 1915/16. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Later Glassine d/w. 4to.

$37.90

Heavy Horses, Breeds and Management. [ Vinton's Live Stock Handbooks No. III ]
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Heavy Horses, Breeds and Management. [ Vinton's Live Stock Handbooks No. III ]

By Biddell, Herman; Douglas, C.I.; Dykes, Thomas; Fleming, Dr. George, &c.&c.

London: Vinton & Company Ltd., 1896 Hardback, 140mm x 220mm tall (5.5" x 8.5" approx.). Pp (iv), 219 plus 29 plates, a multi-folding Pedigree, and 4pp adverts. Mark from removal of a previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown, otherwise very good, in the original dark-green cloth-covered boards/gilt titles.. Second Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Later glassine d/w. 8vo..

$92.03

The Farmer Goes to Town. The Story of San Francisco's Farmers' Market SIGNED COPY
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The Farmer Goes to Town. The Story of San Francisco's Farmers' Market SIGNED COPY

By Brucato, John G.

San Francisco: Burke Publishing Company, 1948 Hardback, 130mm x 198mm tall (5" x 7.75" approx.). 144pp with a frontispiece and 10 further b/w photos. Signed by the Author to the front free endpaper. Light rubs to the head and tail of spine, otherwise very good, in the original light-green cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No d/w.

$13.53

Natural History of the Holy Land and Other Places Mentioned in the Bible, with Poetical Illustrations, Original and Selected, by Bernard Barton.
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Natural History of the Holy Land and Other Places Mentioned in the Bible, with Poetical Illustrations, Original and Selected, by Bernard Barton.

By Barton, Lucy [ with Bernard Barton ]

London. n.d. C1856: Thomas Allman & Son Hardback, 102mm x 167mm tall (4" x 6.5" approx.). Pp (iv), 160 with a title-page engraved vignette, plus a tissue-guarded frontispiece and 80 further fine steel-engraved plates, mainly by T. Dixon, each with a four-line explanatory verse. Rubs to edges and corners and occasional internal spotting, the volume has been neatly recased with new endpapers, in the original blind & gilt-decorated blue cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title/all edges gilt. With the exception of one plate leaf which, through having been detached prior to the recasing, is more heavily browned with an old water stain and the loss of a small piece of the lower blank free corner, the contents are sound, and the quality of the steel-engravings excellent.. First (& 0nly?) Edition. Decorated Cloth. Good/No d/w.

$101.51

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