The Art And Science Of Country Living from Old Saratoga Books

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Old Barn Plans

by Rawson, Richard

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1979
Condition
Good; Covers curled, covers and endpapers lightly soiled.
ISBN
9780831765873
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$13.00

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Toronto: Beaver Books. Good; Covers curled, covers and endpapers lightly soiled.. 1979. Softcover. 0831765879 . Reproductions of many historic barn plans and elevations. Glossary. ; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 160 pages .
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Homestead Hints: A Compendium of Useful Information from the Past for the Home, Garden and Household

by Berg, Donald J. (editor)

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Published
1985
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing
ISBN
9780937214114
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$10.00

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Rockville Centre, NY: Antiquity Reprints. Very Good. 1985. First Printing. Softcover. 9780937214114 . Black and white illustrations, index. A collection of articles from old farm journals, home and garden magazines, and 19th century household hint books. ; 112 pages .
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Timely Topics on Poultry Management

by Wirthmore Poultry Service Department (editor)

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Published
1934
Condition
Good; Rear cover soiled and has silverfish damage.
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$25.00

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St. Albans, VT: St. Albans Grain Co.. Good; Rear cover soiled and has silverfish damage. 1934. Softcover. Introduction by Charles M. Cox, President of Wirthmore Feeds. Color illustrated card covers with punch in top left corner. 134pp + [12] blank Eggs, Poultry and Grain Account pages. Many photos and illustrations. A promotional book showing staff and facilities of… Read more
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The Operation, Care and Repair of Farm Machinery

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Published
N.D.
Condition
Good with no dust jacket; Spine cocked, covers soiled.
Edition
Eighth Edition
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$17.00

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Moline, IL: John Deere Company. Good with no dust jacket; Spine cocked, covers soiled.. N.D.. Eighth Edition. Hardcover. Complimentary book given out by John Deere company. Eighth edition. Blue cloth boards. Circa 1930s. Many photos and illustrations. ; 216 pages .
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The Animal Parasites of Sheep

by Curtice, Cooper

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Published
1890
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Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn.
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$20.00

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Washington DC: Government Printing Office. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn.. 1890. Hardcover. Published by the US Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Animal Industry. Brown ruled cloth titled in gilt on spine. 36 plates, some in color, of disgusting sheep parasites. Stamp of Agriculture Secretary, JW Rusk, on front free endpaper, along with owner signature… Read more
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Special Report on the History and Present Condition of the Sheep Industry of the United States

by Salmon, Dr. D. E. ; Carman, Ezra A. ; Heath, H. A. ; Minto, John

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Published
1892
Condition
Fair with no dust jacket; Boards dampstained, cloth bubbled, shaken, spine cracked, pages toned, owner name embossed on title p
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$75.00

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Washington DC: Government Printing Office. Fair with no dust jacket; Boards dampstained, cloth bubbled, shaken, spine cracked, pages toned, owner name embossed on title page.. 1892. Hardcover. Prepared by the US Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Animal Industry. Brown cloth binding. Index. All 96 lithograph plates present. They are wonderful documentation of sheep breeds, sheep shearing, sheep herders,… Read more
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The Lore of the Land

by Seymour, John

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Published
1983
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket mildly chipped.
Edition
First US Edition
ISBN
9780805238365
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$18.00

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NY: Schocken Books. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket mildly chipped.. 1983. First US Edition. Hardcover. 9780805238365 . Green cloth. Black and white illustrations, index. Practical advice on self-sufficiency with a focus on agriculture, animals, trees, and the country life in general. ; 151 pages .
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The Good Life of Helen K. Nearing

by Killinger, Margaret O.

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Published
2007
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket scuffed.
Edition
First Printing
ISBN
9781584656289
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$20.00

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Burlington, VT: University of Vermont Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket scuffed.. 2007. First Printing. Hardcover. 158465628X . x, 146pp. Photos, notes, bibliography, index. A biography of Helen Nearing, who, along with her husband, Scott, was a writer and proponent of the back-to-the-land and simple living movements. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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Living off the Country

by Angier, Bradford

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Published
1968
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Boards rubbed, jacket lightly shelfworn.
Edition
Seventh Printing
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$20.00

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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 .
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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

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Published
1918
Condition
Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, endpapers toned.
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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 .
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Guenon on Milch Cows: A Treatise Upon the Bovine Species in General

by Guenon; Hand, Thomas J. (translator)

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Published
1926
Condition
Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly worn, spine sunned, owner signature and bookseller label on front endpapers.
Edition
Later Printing
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$40.00

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

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Published
N.D.
Condition
Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn and leather powdery, front outer joint cracked but holding on first volume, some penciled
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$50.00

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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… Read more
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The Egg and I

by MacDonald, Betty

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Published
1945
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Very Good in Good dust jacket; Boards rubbed, jacket chipped and sunned.
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$15.00

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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 .
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First Lessons in Beekeeping

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

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1941
Condition
Very Good with no dust jacket; Spine rubbed and discolored, page tops dust stained.
Edition
Revised Edition
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$15.00

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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 .
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This Country Life

by Ogden, Samuel R.

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Published
1946
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed and lightly tattered, bookstore label on front free endpaper, pages lightly t
Edition
First Edition
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$14.00

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

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Published
1877
Condition
Good with no dust jacket; Boards dampstained, head and tail of spine chipped.
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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. … Read more
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The Agricultural Fair

by Neely, Wayne Caldwell

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Published
1935
Condition
Good in Good dust jacket; Boards dampstained and gnawed along top of boards and rear lower corner of boards and jacket.
Edition
First Edition
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$15.00

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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. .
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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

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Published
1895
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Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly worn, pages toned, two pages have small tear at fore-edge, some light foxing to e
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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… Read more
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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. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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The Pioneer Experiment Station, 1875 to 1975: A History

by Horsfall, James G.

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Published
1992
Condition
Very Good with no dust jacket; Sticker mark on front free endpaper.
ISBN
9780963403902
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$20.00

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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… Read more
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