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The Book of Poisons

By Schenk, Gustav

London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1956. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. 8vo. 235 pages, indexed. Hardcover in green, black, and white illustrated dust jacket. DJ is soiled from handling, has red staining on rear cover. There is a 1 inch by 1 inch chip missing from top edge of front cover. Spine is toned, with chipping at headcap and small tears at foot. Rear flyleaf and pastedown are toned. Text has no highlighting or marking.


What Wood Is That?: A Manual of Wood Identification (Studio Book)
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What Wood Is That?: A Manual of Wood Identification (Studio Book)

By Edlin, Herbert L

New York: The Viking Press, 1977. Hardcover. Good. 12mo. 160 pages. EX-LIBRARY copy with full markings. Hardcover in brown paper covered boards. Some damping of lower front cover. Some light scuffing to rear cover. Library stamp on front and rear pastedowns, as well as occasionally throughout text. Card pocket in rear of book has been removed, leaving glue residue. Some slight damping to fore-edge of some pages. text is otherwise free of markings.


Pirone's Tree Maintenance
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Pirone's Tree Maintenance

By Hartman, John R; Pirone, Thomas P.; Sall, Mary Ann

New York: Oxford University Press, 2000. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo. 545 pages, indexed. Hardcover in colour illustrated dust jacket. DJ is moderately rubbed. text is clean.


A History of Horticulture in America to 1860

By Hedrick, U. P.

New York: Oxford University Press, 1950. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Fair. 8vo. 551 pages, indexed. Hardcover bound in green cloth. An ex-library copy with full markings. Shelf numbers on the spine. Portions of the dust jacket text are pasted onto the endpapers. Discard stamp in center of title page, along with other markings blacked out.


Northrup, King & Co., Its History and Functions. An Account of the Founding and Growth of the Company with an Analysis of Trade Conditions and Methods

By Northrup, King & Co.

Minneapolis, Minn.: Byron Printing Co., 1919. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo. 45 pages. Brown hardcover bound in paper-covered boards. Light to moderate wear to the binding. A sound copy and clean within. Northrup, King & Co. was a large seed company in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The large building it occupied is now a sprawling creative center and home to several businesses.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Country Living and Country Thinking

By Hamilton, Gail; (Mary Abagaln Dodge)

Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1864. Hardcover. Good. 12mo. 461 pages. Hardcover bound in green cloth. Binding is rubbed, has some spotting. Spine is sunned. Bumping/fraying at headcap/foot of spine. Front flyleaf is missing. Fore-edge of rear flyleaf has been chipped. Fore-edge of title page and preface pages have small tears. Pages 341 - 423 have had the lower corners of the pages bent and dog-eared, as if the text block was dropped on something. Text is still quite readable. There is some light toning to the outer edges of the text. A sound copy. Gail Hamilton was the pen-name of Mary Abagail Dodge (1833-1896). She was born on a farm in Hamilton, Massachusetts. She graduated from Ipswich Female Academy in 1850 and began teaching there and writing. She began with writing poetry, but she also sent essays in to anti-slavery publications. Her pen name came from a combination of her middle name and her home town, because she didn't want personal attention from her writing. This volume includes an essay on the Civil War of almost 100 pages, and it reflects her views.


Pythium Root and Stem Diseases of Chrysanthemum in North Carolina

By Lumsden, Robert D.; Haasis, Frank A

Raleigh: North Carolina State University, 1964. Paperback. Good. 8vo. 27 pages. Cover was originally white - is now tan with age. Some staining at upper left edge of front cover. Text is clean and sound.


Grain Crops

By Wilson, Harold K.

New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1955. Second Edition. . Hardcover. Fair. 8vo. 396 pages, indexed. Hardcover bound in grey cloth. Light to moderate wear to the binding. An ex-library copy with shelf numbers on the spine, removed bookplate on the front pastedown, and discard stamp on the front flyleaf. Remains of the dust jacket turn-in is pasted to the front flyleaf. A sound copy. Contains several illustrations.


Vegetation of the Outer Banks of North Carolina

By Brown, Clair A.

Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 1959. Paperback. Very Good. 4to. 179 pages. Softcover bound in stiff blue paper boards with white label pastedown on front cover. Rubbing on covers and wear around the edges. Spine shows rubbing. A bookplate inside the front cover says 'Presented by Eastern National Park and Monument Association'. Text is toned but sound.


Farm Management, Including Business Accounts, Suggestions for Watching Markets, Time to Market Products, Adaptation to Local Conditions, Etc.

By Card, Fred W.

Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1911. Hardcover. Fair. 8vo. 270 pages. Hardcover bound in tan cloth with cover designs embossed in green and gilt. The binding has several large water spots, including on the gilt lettering on the front cover. Rubbing and wear to the binding. Secure inner hinges and sound text block, which is generally clean. Illustrated with photos.


Successful Southern Gardening: A Practical Guide for Year-Round Beauty (SIGNED)

By Ladendorf, Sandra F.

Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1989. Soft cover. Very Good. 8vo. 294 pages, indexed. Soft cover bound in black and green wrappers. Light wear to the binding. INSCRIBED by the author on the title page, "To one gardener from another. / Sandra F. Ladendorf / May 1989.


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