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Living the Good Life: How to Live Sanely and Simply in a Troubled World

By Nearing, Helen; Nearing, Scott

NY: Schocken Books. Good in Very Good dust jacket; Endpapers foxed, pages toned.. 1971. First Edition; Fifth Printing. Hardcover. 0805233636 . Signed by Helen and Scott Nearing in blue ink under frontispiece photo. Introduction by Paul Goodman. Red cloth-backed boards. Jacket art by Janet Halverson. Photos. ; 213 pages .

$35.00

Living off the Country

By Angier, Bradford

Harrisburg, PA: Stackpole Books. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Boards rubbed, jacket lightly . shelfworn.. 1968. Seventh Printing. Hardcover. Basic survival techniques for living off the land. Topics include foraging, lighting fires, clothing, orientation, backwoods medicine, and many others. ; 241 pages .

$20.00

Country Chronicle
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Country Chronicle

By Taber, Gladys

Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket sunned and edgeworn, owner name.. 1974. Third Printing. Hardcover. 0397010230 . One of Taber's charming and nostalgic memoirs about life on her beloved Connecticut farm, Stillmeadow. ; 220 pages .

$12.00

The Farmer His Own Builder:  A Guide and Reference Book for the  Construction of Dwellings, Barns and Other Farm Buildings Together with  Their Utilities
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The Farmer His Own Builder: A Guide and Reference Book for the Construction of Dwellings, Barns and Other Farm Buildings Together with Their Utilities

By Roberts, H. Armstrong

Philadelphia: David McKay, Publisher. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, endpapers toned.. 1918. Hardcover. Decorative green cloth. Many illustrations and photos. ; 302 pages .

$20.00

Guenon on Milch Cows:  A Treatise Upon the Bovine Species in General
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Guenon on Milch Cows: A Treatise Upon the Bovine Species in General

By Guenon; Hand, Thomas J. (translator)

NY: Orange Judd Publishing. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly worn, spine sunned, owner . signature and bookseller label on front endpapers.. 1926. Later Printing. Hardcover. Navy cloth with gilt titles on spine. [4] pages of publisher's ads at rear. Engraved frontispiece portrait of Guenon and profuse number of engravings of cow backsides throughout text. American edition of the French dairyman's theories about how to determine if a cow will be a good milker and if bulls will be good breeders. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 131 pages .

$40.00

Two Bound Volumes of 1890s US Dept. of Agriculture Bulletins about Animal  Diseases
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Two Bound Volumes of 1890s US Dept. of Agriculture Bulletins about Animal Diseases

Washington, DC: U. S. Department of Agriculture. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn and leather powdery, front outer . joint cracked but holding on first volume, some penciled notations on some . title pages of bulletins.. N.D.. Hardcover. Handsomely bound in three-quarter pebbled brown leather with marbled sides. Matching marbled endpapers and edges. Titles and owner name (Henry M. Baker) stamped in gilt on spines. FIRST VOLUME entitled Diseases of Swine, Cattle, Poultry on spine and contains the following bulletins: Rules and Regulations Governing the Operations of the Bureau of Animal Industry, by Dr. D. E. Salmon, Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1895. Bulletin No. 9, US Dept. Of Agriculture, Bureau of Animal Industry. 46 pp. Additional Investigations Concerning Infectious Swine Diseases, by Theobald Smith and Veranus A. Moore, Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1894. Bulletin No. 6, US Dept. Of Agriculture, Bureau of Animal Industry. 117 pp. Hog Cholera and Swine Plague, by Dr. D. E. Salmon, Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1894. Farmers Bulletin No. 24, US Dept. Of Agriculture, Bureau of Animal Industry. 16 pp. Investigations Concerning Bovine Tuberculosis, with Special Reference to Diagnosis and Prevention, edited by Dr. D. E. Salmon, Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1894. Bulletin No. 7, US Dept. Of Agriculture, Bureau of Animal Industry. 178 pp. 6 folding plates depicting bovine pathology. Investigations Concerning Infectious Diseases Among Poultry, by Theobald Smith and Veranus A. Moore, Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1895. Bulletin No. 8, US Dept. Of Agriculture, Bureau of Animal Industry. 96 pp, Six plates of poultry pathology, including one chromolithograph of diseased turkey liver. Tapeworms of Poultry, by Ch. Wardell Stiles and Albert Hassall, Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1896. Bulletin No. 12, US Dept. Of Agriculture, Bureau of Animal Industry. 88 pp, 21 nauseating plates of parasitic tapeworm anatomy, bibliography of the tapeworms of poultry. SECOND VOLUME entitled Diseases of Cattle and Poultry and contains the following bulletins: A Revision of the Adult Cestodes of Cattle, Sheep, and Allied Animals, by C. W. Stiles and Albert Hassall, Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1893. Bulletin No. 4, US Dept. Of Agriculture, Bureau of Animal Industry. 136 pp, 16 plates of parasitic worms. Investigations Concerning Infectious Diseases Among Poultry (duplicate of revolting Bulletin No. 8 in first volume, see above) Cornstalk Disease, and Rabies in Cattle, by Dr. D. E. Salmon, Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1896. Bulletin No. 10, US Dept. Of Agriculture, Bureau of Animal Industry. 92 pp, 2 plates. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$50.00

The Egg and I
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The Egg and I

By MacDonald, Betty

Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Boards rubbed, jacket chipped and sunned.. 1945. Hardcover. The humorous memoir of the author's days as an egg farmer in Washington State. ; Book Club Edition; 287 pages .

$15.00

First Lessons in Beekeeping
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First Lessons in Beekeeping

By Dadant, C. P. ; Dadant, M. G. ; Dadant, J.C.

Hamilton, IL: American Bee Journal. Very Good with no dust jacket; Spine rubbed and discolored, page tops dust . stained.. 1941. Revised Edition. Hardcover. Green cloth. Black and white photos, index. Revised edition of a classic text on beekeeping as an occupation. ; 127 pages .

$15.00

This Country Life
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This Country Life

By Ogden, Samuel R.

NY: A. S. Barnes & Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed and lightly tattered, . bookstore label on front free endpaper, pages lightly toned.. 1946. First Edition. Hardcover. Many black and white photos. Bibliography. The author relates his rural Vermont lifestyle, from farming, to schooling, to various trades. Blue decorative cloth. ; 166 pages .

$14.00

Twenty-Second Annual Report of the Secretary of the Maine Board of  Agriculture, for the Year 1877
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Twenty-Second Annual Report of the Secretary of the Maine Board of Agriculture, for the Year 1877

Augusta, [ME]: Sprague, Owen & Nash. Good with no dust jacket; Boards dampstained, head and tail of spine . chipped.. 1877. Hardcover. Brown blindstamped cloth binding. Contains articles about manures, injurious insects, bookkeeping for farmers, Indian corn, etc. Three engraved plates: Ira E. Getchell's home and farm buildings in Winslow, Maine; insects and a sulky plow. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 275 pages .

$15.00

How to Keep Bees and Sell Honey
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How to Keep Bees and Sell Honey

By Kelley, Walter T.

Clarkson, KY: Self Published. Very Good; Covers rubbed.. 1983. Eleventh Edition. Softcover. Profusely illustrated with black and white photos. ; 148 pages .

$13.00

The Agricultural Fair
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The Agricultural Fair

By Neely, Wayne Caldwell

NY: Columbia University Press. Good in Good dust jacket; Boards dampstained and gnawed along top of . boards and rear lower corner of boards and jacket.. 1935. First Edition. Hardcover. xii, 313 pp. Illustrations. A history of the county fair in American society. .

$10.50

Thirteenth Annual Report of the Board of Control of the New York  Agricultural Experiment Station:   (Geneva, Ontario County) for the Year  1894, with Reports of Director and Other Officers
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Thirteenth Annual Report of the Board of Control of the New York Agricultural Experiment Station: (Geneva, Ontario County) for the Year 1894, with Reports of Director and Other Officers

Albany, NY: Agriculture. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly worn, pages toned, two pages . have small tear at fore-edge, some light foxing to endpapers.. 1895. Hardcover. Green cloth binding with titles stamped in gilt on spine. Many illustrations and black and white photograph reproductions of insect pests. A collection of reports from the Finger Lakes region Agricultural Experiment Station, with most pages devoted to dairy farming (including several detailed chapters on butter- and cheese-making) , but many chapters at rear examining spraying of pesticides on orchard fruit, injurious insects for cucurbits, asparagus beetles and plum tree scale. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 806 pages .

$50.00

Natural Foie Gras and the Future of Food
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Natural Foie Gras and the Future of Food

By Barber, Dan

Great Barrington, MA: E. F. Schumacher Society. Very Good. 2008. Softcover. Twenty-Eighth Annual E. F. Schumacher Lectures, Stockbridge, Massachusetts, October 25, 2008. Printed stapled wraps. Lecture by the farmer/restaurateur from Blue Hill Farm and Blue Hill at Stone Barns. ; 35 pages .

$10.00

Fifty-Fifth Annual Report of the Secretary of the Massachusetts State  Board of Agriculture:  Together with the Twentieth Annual Report of the  Massachusetts Agricultural Experiment Station
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Fifty-Fifth Annual Report of the Secretary of the Massachusetts State Board of Agriculture: Together with the Twentieth Annual Report of the Massachusetts Agricultural Experiment Station

Boston: Wright & Potter Printing Company. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1908. Hardcover. Blindstamped black cloth with title stamped in gilt on spine. xxxviii, 451, 172 pp. Many engravings. Entomological essays and articles about fruit tree pests, gypsy moths, beekeeping and greenhouse pests. .

$30.00

The Pioneer Experiment Station, 1875 to 1975:  A History
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The Pioneer Experiment Station, 1875 to 1975: A History

By Horsfall, James G.

Schenectady, NY and Lexington, KY: Union College Press and Antoca Press. Very Good with no dust jacket; Sticker mark on front free endpaper.. 1992. Hardcover. 0963403907 . A chronicle of the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station in New Haven, Connecticut. Inscribed by the author (upside-down) on rear free endpaper. Many photos. Edited and with a preface by the author's daughter, Margaret Horsfall, Schadler. Navy cloth binding. Publicity flyer about a book signing party for this volume laid in. Literature cited. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 123 pages; Signed by Author .

$20.00

Thirty-Second Annual Report of the Secretary of the Massachusetts Board of  Agriculture,  With Returns of the Finances of the Agricultural Societies,  for 1884
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Thirty-Second Annual Report of the Secretary of the Massachusetts Board of Agriculture, With Returns of the Finances of the Agricultural Societies, for 1884

Boston: Wright & Potter Printing Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, moisture stain along lower . margins, pages toned.. 1885. Hardcover. xi, 559 pp. Brown blindstamped cloth. Discusses utilization of sewage for agricultural use rather than dumping it into water systems, ("Drinking our own sewage is not quite as revolting as being obliged to drink a neighbor's" p. 31), forest tree planting, pasturing, short-horned cattle, egg farming, commercial fertilizers, corn ensilage, and other subjects. .

$25.00

Sixty-Third Annual Report of the Secretary of the Massachusetts Board of  Agriculture,  Part II, Yearbook, 1915
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Sixty-Third Annual Report of the Secretary of the Massachusetts Board of Agriculture, Part II, Yearbook, 1915

Boston: Wright & Potter Printing Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, front hinge cracked moisture . stain along top margins, pages toned.. 1916. Hardcover. Brown blindstamped cloth. Chapters on canning in glass in the home, poultry farming, onions, tobacco, bird houses, horse breeding, sheep farming, domestic science education, and other subjects. ; 312 pages .

$25.00

Fifty-Third Annual Report of the Secretary of the Massachusetts State  Board of Agriculture:  Together with the Eighteenth Annual Report of the  Hatch Experiment Station of the Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1905
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Fifty-Third Annual Report of the Secretary of the Massachusetts State Board of Agriculture: Together with the Eighteenth Annual Report of the Hatch Experiment Station of the Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1905

Boston: Wright & Potter Printing Company. Fair with no dust jacket; Boards soiled, waterstain at lower corner of . front pastedown and first half of text, front hinge starting, "Compliments . of Warren E. Tarbell" inked on front free endpaper.. 1906. Hardcover. Blindstamped black cloth with title stamped in gilt on spine. xxxi, 471, 254 pp. Lectures and essays on soil fertility, bush fruits, haying, poultry housing, pig raising and dairy farming. .

$20.00

Our American Horse
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Our American Horse

By Hogner, Dorothy Childs

NY: Thomas Nelson & Sons. Very Good in Fair dust jacket; Gift inscription, jacket tattered with loss . of lower third of rear panel.. 1945. Third Printing. Hardcover. xii, 114 pp. A look at the American horse breeds. Many illustrations. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$13.00

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