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The Complete Dictionary of Wood

By Corkhill, Thomas

New York: Stein and Day, 1979. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo. (656) pages. Hardcover with a brown dust jacket. Moderate rubbing and wear to the jacket. Headcap of the jacket spine is chipped and has a tape repair. Book is sound and clean within.

$9.00

A Rich Spot of Earth: Thomas Jefferson's Revolutionary Garden at Monticello [SIGNED]
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A Rich Spot of Earth: Thomas Jefferson's Revolutionary Garden at Monticello [SIGNED]

By Hatch, Peter J.

New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2012. Hardcover. Very Good/Near Fine. Oblong quarto. 263 pages, indexed. Signed by the author on the title page. Hardcover in glossy colour illustrated dust jacket. DJ has slight bumping on some edges. Prior owner's name and notation written at top of half title page along with his embossed stamp mark. There are a couple of contact marks on the title page. Otherwise, the text is clean. Illustrations throughout.

$30.00

Forest Resources of the World. 2 Volume Set.

By Zon, Raphael; [and] William N. Sparhawk

New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1923. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Poor. 8vos. 494 & 495-997 pages. Hardcovers bound in black cloth. The spines of the books appear heavily abraded and chipped or torn, possibly from pest damage. The rest of the bindings (the covers) show light to moderate wear, although the rear cover of Volume II is spotted. A sound set with secure inner hinges. The ink-stamps and inscriptions of two prior owners are on the front pastedowns and front flyleaves, including a lengthy notation on how they were acquired in 2004. Illustrated with some folding maps and charts.

$100.00

Trees: The Yearbook of Agriculture - 1949

By U.S. Department of Agriculture

Washington DC: U. S. Government Printing Office, 1949. Hardcover. Fair. Octavo. 944 pages, indexed. Hardcover in illustrated green and tan boards. Prior owner's name written in red and black on front cover. Binding is toned in places. Illustrated map endpapers. Pencilled notation at top of front flyleaf. Text is clean.

$6.00

Forest Measurement

By Belyea, Harold C.

New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1947. Hardcover. Fair. 12mo. 319 pages, indexed. Hardcover bound in green cloth. Binding is spotted, with some scuffing with damping at foot of spine, and spotting along the length of the spine. Light toning at edges of pages.

$8.00

The Preservation of Structural Timber

By Weiss, Howard F.

New York: Mc Graw Hill Book Company, 1915. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Fair. 8vo. 312 pages, indexed. First edition Hardcover bound in black cloth. Binding is moderately rubbed, Headcap is horizontally torn, with splitting at both hinges. Text block is shaken. Inner front hinge is cracked. Cords show. Prior owner's name stamped and written on front pastedown. Another owner's name written in pencil on front flyleaf. Light toning at edges of pages.

$10.00

Louis Agassiz as a Teacher. Illustrative Extracts on His Method of Instruction with an Introductory Note

By Cooper, Lane

Ithaca, New York: The Comstock Publishing Co., 1917. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo. 74 pages. Hardcover bound in navy blue cloth. The binding shows some rubbing and wear with some small pale spotting. A sound copy with secure inner hinges. There is a 1938 Chapel Hill, NC owner's signature at the bottom of the front paste down. Text is unmarked.

$25.00

Seaweeds and Their Uses

By Chapman, V. J.

London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1950. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 12mo. 287, (20) pages, indexed. First edition Hardcover in green illustrated dust jacket. DJ has some toning on spine. DJ has been placed in protective mylar sleeve. Prior owner's name written at top of front flyleaf. Text shows some toning. No marks or highlighting.

$15.00

The Gourd in Folk Literature

By Wilson, Eddie W.

Boston, Mass.: The Gourd Society of America, 1947. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Fair. 12mo. 120 pages, indexed. Hardcover rebound in 20th century garish blue library buckram. Moderate wear to the binding. An ex-library copy with Discard stamp on the title page and removed pocket at the rear. A sound copy. The text is a bit toned but clean. A sound reading copy.

$8.00

Wisconsin

By Fitzpatrick, Edward A.

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, New York and Chicago: The Bruce Publshing Company, 1928. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Good. 12mo. 429 pages, indexed. Hardcover bound in green cloth. Moderate wear to the binding. There is a dark "X" on the front cover from a marker. Early owner's name in pencil on the front flyleaf. Rear inner hinge is just starting. The text block itself is sound. There is some light browning on pages238/239 from a newspaper clipping. Text is otherwise clean. Illustrated.

$15.00

The Important Timber Trees of the United States, a Manual of Practical Forestry for the Use of Foresters, Students, and Laymen in Forestry, Lumbermen, Farmers and Other Land-Owners....

By Elliott, Simon B.

Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1912. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Good. 12mo. 382 pages, indexed. Hardcover bound in green cloth. Moderate wear to the binding. An ex-library copy with shelf numbers on the spine, discard stamps on the outside edges of the text block, and with a blue piece of paper pasted onto the front pastedown. The text is generally clean.

$10.00

The Farm Combine (Inventions That Changed Our Lives)

By Olney, Ross Robert

New York: Walker & Company, 1984. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Good/Fair. 12mo. 64 pages, indexed. Hardcover with a tan dust jacket. The jacket shows rubbing and wear, and there is a chip or hole in the jacket a couple of inches up from the foot of the spine. The inner flaps of the jacket are taped to the pastedowns. Lacks the front flyleaf; the first page is the half title. Some writing or ink stamp is blacked out on the rear pastedown. Text itself is sound and clean.

$8.00

Maize in the Third World
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Maize in the Third World

By Dowswell, Christopher; [and] R. L. Paliwal; [and] Ronald P. Cantrell

Boulder, CO: Westview Press Inc, 1996. Soft cover. Near Fine. 8vo. 268 pages, indexed. Soft cover bound in green and burnt sienna wrappers. A fresh, clean copy.

$10.00

Modern Corn Production

By Aldrich, Samuel R.; [and] Earl R. Leng

Cincinnati, Ohio: The Farm Quarterly, 1965. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good. 4to. 308 pages, indexed. Hardcover bound in green and white cloth. Moderate wear to the binding. There is a local corporate "Seed Department" ink stamp on the front flyleaf; otherwise sound copy and clean within.

$10.00

Darwin and His Flowers: The Key to Natural Selection

By Allan, Mea

New York: Taplinger Pub Co, 1977. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo. 318 pages, indexed. Hardcover in colour illustrated dust jacket. DJ is moderately rubbed, with chipping near foot of spine. Pink and yellow stickers on foot of spine. Prior owner's name on front pastedown. Edge of text block is foxed. Text is lightly toned.

$8.00

Silva: Or a Discourse of Forest-Trees, and the Propagation of Timber in his Majesty's Dominions: As it was Delivered in the Royal Society... With an Historical Account of the Sacredness and Use of Standing Groves. To Which is Added the Terra: A Philosophical Discourse of the Earth. (Two Volumes in One Book)

By Evelyn, John; (With Notes by A. Hunter, M.D. F.R.S.)

York: Printed by A. Ward for J. Dodsley; Et al., 1786. Hardcover. Very Good. Large quarto. (xliv), 311, (x), 343, (x), 74, (iv) pages. Each section indexed. Bound in original full calf, rebacked in modern calf. The binding shows moderate rubbing and wear. Binder's ticket on front pastedown reading "Bound by / C. Kalthoeber / London." The hinges are quite secure, and the leather is strong. The boards have gilt rolls along the perimeters. Marbled endpapers. There is an engraved bookplate on the front pastedown of "Charles Vere Dashwood." A sound copy with wide margins. The text is mostly clean, although there are areas of foxing. Contains an engraved frontis by Bartolozi and 41 additional copperplate engravings, including the double-page engraving of the Cawthorpe Oak. This work also contains two folding tables. There is a partly printed Subscriber's Receipt tipped in at title page SIGNED by A. Hunter and dated 1776 and made out to Chas. Dashwood, Esq. Charles Vere Dashwood (1745-1821) was born in Oxfordshire England. he came into possession of Stanford Hall in Notthinghamshire and had it rebuilt between 1771 and 1774. The estate stayed in the family until the 1880s. Charles Vere Dashwood was the High Sheriff in 1780.

$900.00

The Antiquities of Selborne in the County of Southampton.

By White, Gilbert.

Oxfordshire: Gresham Books, 1982. Soft cover. Near Fine. 12mo. 121 pages, indexed. Soft cover bound in brown wrappers. A nice, clean copy.

$9.50

Invitation to Japanese Gardens

By Takakuwa, Gisei

Rutland, Vermont: Charles E. Tuttle Company, 1972. 2nd Printing . No Binding. Very Good/Good. Kiichi Asano. 4to. 168 pages, indexed. Hardcover in Multicolored cloth. White/photographic Dust Jacket is wrapped around slipcase. Jacket is worn at spine/corners/edges. Light foxing on first several pages otherwise, a clean, sound copy. Illustrated with photos.

$7.50

The Art of Home Landscape.

By Bottomley, M. E.

New York: A. T. De La Mare Company, Inc., 1935. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Good. George Roth. 8vo. 239 pages, indexed. Hardcover bound in green cloth. The binding is rubbed and worn with corners bumped. There's a large black X on the front cover in marker. SIGNED by the author on the title page and with a prior owner's signature on the front flyleaf. Illustrated with drawings of homes and plans of gardens, yards, etc.

$14.80

The Complete Garden: The Standard Guide to Gardening

By Taylor, Albert D

New York: Garden City Publishing, 1921. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo. 440 pages, indexed. Hardcover in green and yellow dust jacket. Edgeworn, spine sunned, chipping at tears at corners and edges. Inside front and rear covers toned. Browning on a few pages from newspaper clippings. Top edge of book is dusty. Text is sound.

$15.00

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