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Living Historical Farms Handbook (Smithsonian Studies in History and Technology, Number 16)

By Schlebecker and Peterson

Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1972. Trade Paperback. NEAR FINE. As new except for the faintest amount of shelfwear to exterior. Handbook for those with an interest in starting and successfully presenting, designing and operating an historical farm. 91 indexed pages including lists of locations and interested parties.

$21.95

Fabulous Food from Every Small Garden

By Horsfall, Mary

Collingswood, Australia: Csiro Publishing, 2009. Oversize Paperback. VERY GOOD-. As new except for wear to corners. "how to grow food at home in even the smallest of spaces...explores the reasons for growing your own food, including the many potential benefits such as improved taste, freshness and nutrition…" ISBN: 9780642095977.

$24.95

Buscando Soluciones Para La Crisis Del Agro: En la ventanilla del banco, o en el pupitre de la escuela?

By Lacki, Polan

Santiago, Chile: ORGANIZACION DE LAS NACIONES UNIDASPARA LA AGRICULTURA Y LA ALIMENTACION, 1995. Trade Paperback. GOOD. Tight, light age soil to covers, clean interior, faint curl. "Existe un creciente consenso de que la agricultura, en su globalidad, solo conseguira enfrentar con exito sus antiguos y especialmente sus nuevos desafios, si los agricultores adquieren nuevos conocimientos, habilidades y destrezas, e incluso si adoptan actitudes diferentes. Si no lo hacen,dificilmente podran realizar una agricultura eficiente y sin ella no tendran rentabilidad ni competitivida." Text in Spanish.

$9.95

Como Subsisten Los Campesinos

By Borjas, Manuel Chavez

Tegucigalpa, Honduras: Guaymuras, 1992. (1st edition). Trade Paperback. NEAR FINE. As new except for rubbing to covers.141 pages

$19.95

Propuestas Campesinas Para El Desarrollo Sostenible: Un recuento sobre experiancias piloto en Centroamerica

By de Groot & Pasos

Panama: FUNDESCA, 1994. Trade Paperback. GOOD+. Tight, bright, clean interior, light soil to exterior, slight curl to edges. "Analiza experiencias de productores rurales que lograron recuperar la fe en sostenibilidad a traves de sus esfuerzos. Se organizaron para contarrestar el deterioro de su ambiente. Tuvieron exito en establecer nuevos metodos de producion sin perder de vista el sostenimiento ecnomico de su familia..." 152 pages. Text in Spanish.

$19.95

Connecticut Tree and Shrub Planting Guide

By Orwig, Deborah L.(Compiler & Illustrator)

Bethel, CT: Fairfield County Soil and Water Conservation District, 1985. Oversize Paperback. NEAR FINE. As new except for light soil to cream colored covers. 45 illustrated pages. "to encourage proper selection, handling and maintenance of plant seedlings…"

$16.95

The American Home Book of Outdoors (American Home Library)

By Wanger, Ellen D

Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc, 1931. Hardbound. GOOD+. Tight, faint age tanning of pages, clean, square. Softening and rubbing of spine ends and cover corners. Green cloth with aqua block and black lettering and design on spine. 156 indexed pages with black and white photo illustrations. Vintage book on the "new" idea of treating the outdoors as additional rooms to our home.

$12.95

Funghi

By Pacioni, Giovanni

Milan, Italy: Orsa Maggiore Editrice, 1981. (Settima edizione, 1995). Hardbound. NEW. Pictorial cover. No dust jacket. "Una guida esauriente e riccamente illustrata di ben 420 specie di funghi di ogni ambiente. Come, dove e quando raccoglieri, come riconoscerlli e classificarli: con gambo o cappello, con cappuccio, a coppa, a sfera, a stella, a mensola, a cespuglio, a clava e, soprattutto, se commestibili o tossici." Text in Italian. 510 indexed, illustrated pages. ISBN: 9788823905313.

$24.95

Mitchell Park conservatory

By Milwaukee County Park Comission (John A. Garner, phjotos)

Milwaukee, WI: Milwaukee County Park Comission, (unknown). Oversize Paperback. FINE. As new. 48 staple-bound pages full of color photos and illustrations featuring the 3 beehive shaped glass domes (designed by Donald Grieb) and their contents as well as the outdoor areas through the seasons and special events. 8.5x11".

$49.95

Parlor Garden: A Treatise on the House Culture of Ornamental Plants

By Randolph, Cornelia J

Boston, MA: J.E. Tilton & Company, 1861. Hardbound. FAIR. Covers are age soiled, worn at edges and have chipped at top and bottom of spine; pages are lightly age tanned with finger smudges on first Figure and accompanying tissue. Soil to spine cover makes it appear olive green but front and back covers retain original blue color. Cracked at page 110 leaving Figure 10 loose but present. 5.5x3.75" (14x9.5cm). For those unfortunate enough to love gardens but not have a country home or be "confined to your room by a long convalescence "as "the flower, vanquished, retreats before the building stone"..."you would feel all the value of a chamber-garden". Full Title: The Parlor Gardener: A Treatise on the House Culture of Ornamental Plants translated from the French, and adapted to American Use by Cornelia Randolph of Virginia. 158 indexed pages, with 11 black and white figures.

$110.95

Parlor Garden: A Treatise on the House Culture of Ornamental Plants

By Randolph, Cornelia J

Boston, MA: J.E. Tilton & Company, 1861. Hardbound. FAIR. Covers are age soiled, worn at edges and have chipped at top and bottom of spine; pages are lightly age tanned with finger smudges on page edges before and up to title page. Soil to covers makes them appear brownish green. Falls open to back endpapers. 5.5x3.75" (14x9.5cm). For those unfortunate enough to love gardens but not have a country home or be "confined to your room by a long convalescence "as "the flower, vanquished, retreats before the building stone"..."you would feel all the value of a chamber-garden". Full Title: The Parlor Gardener: A Treatise on the House Culture of Ornamental Plants translated from the French, and adapted to American Use by Cornelia Randolph of Virginia. 158 indexed pages, with 11 black and white figures.

$119.95

1881 - 1931 Rozennaamlijst Jubileum-uitgave van de Vereeniging Boom- en Plantenbeurs te Boskoop

By Society Tree and Plant Exchange in Boskoop

Boskoop. Netherlands : Society Tree and Plant Exchange in Boskoop, 1931. Hardbound. FAIR. Reading copy. Front and back covers and text block are solid but spine is cracked along front inner hinge. Pages are age tanned. front end paper with name and date has ripped loose but is present. Bookplate for Arboretum inside front cover. Handwritten sticker on spine. "1881 - 1931 Rose Name List Anniversary edition of the Society Tree and Plant Exchange in Boskoop" (Netherlands): Verklaring der afkortingen; Rozennaamlijst met beschrijving; Lijst der voornaamste synoniemen; Vertaling der beschrijvingen in de Fransche, Duitsche en Engelsche taal. "(Explanation of abbreviations; Rose Name List Description; List of the principal synonyms; Translation of descriptions in French, German and English language). 176 indexed pages. Text in Dutch.

$24.95

la vie privee des abeilles

By Six, Anne et Jacques

Paris, France: chene / hachette, c1982. Hardcover. FINE / FINE. As new - gift quality! "Quoi de plus quotidien, quoi de plus familier que l'abeille?…photographes specialises dans la macrophotographie des insectes, nous emmenent dans le fascinant 'pays de merveilles' de ces inlassables…" Photo essays on bees with over 60 large, full color photos. Text in French. 9.25x9.75" (23.4x25cm). ISBN: 0851083112.

$31.95

Flowers of Bermuda

By Garrard, Jeanne (Hans W. Hannau, photos)

Miami, FL: Argos. Hardbound. Stitched binding is tight but falls open to lie flat, bright, clean, square. "With barely more than a window-box depth of soil plus rock and meager rainfall, flower lovers on this extinct volcano manage to create gardens to remember. 63 pages, 32 full page color photos. 6.5x6" (16.5x15.5cm)

$6.50

Plantas y Flores Medicinales (Original title: Fiori ed erbe)

By Poletti, Aldo (Lorenzo Marco Baro, rev. y adapt.)

Barcelona, Spain: parramon ediciones, 1983. (tercera edicion). Trade Paperback. NEW. Faintest of shelfwear. "El proposito de este libro es presentar las principales plantas dotadas de cualidades terapeuticas en form sencilla y accesible a los profanos; para ello se sirve sobre todo de la fotografie, por su claridad y eficacia…" 208 pages with full color illustrations next to description of each plant. 9x6.25" (23x16cm). Text in Spanish ISBN: 8434201518.

$24.95

Garden and Alpine Plants

By Correvon, Henry (Leonard Barron, ed.)

NY: MacMillan, 1930. (Reprint, September, 1930. Hardbound. VERY GOOD / Poor DJ. Tight, faint age tanning of pages, bright covers, clean interior, age soil line at top and bottom cover edges, square. Age tanning to top exterior page edges. Yellow-gold with embossed leave pattern, with black lettering. Dust jacket is present but dirty, worn and ripped along all edges and folds, with pieces missing. The front cover photo is intact. "combines his lifelong experience in growing Alpines with his first-hand knowledge of the needs and interests of American gardeners..." 544 pages, 7 black & white illustrations (gardens) + 8 color plates (plant watercolors)

$16.95

Garden Colour

By Earle, E.V.B., Kinglsey & Gibbs (Margaret Waterfield, illus.)

London, UK & NY: J.M. Dent / E.P.Dutton & Company, 1905. Oversize Hardbound. GOOD+. 196 indexed and slightly age tanned pages including 50 tipped in color prints plus Frontispiece, on glossy paper. Blue Boards with gilt tiles on spine and front and gilt flower design. Top edge gilt, deckle edge on side and bottom. 4 page sections with collation numbers show some gaps between them but no page loosening. Rubbing to edges, corners and spine ends. Spine ends are softened and top one has a small chip. Some light spotting on cover. Free endpapers are severely age tanned. Only title page shows foxing. Beautiful full page, water color sketches identifying both the flower and location shown. No dust jacket. "Various modern garden writers have...already laid stress on the importance of colour-effect in our gardens...this book is offered with the hope that the addition of sketches in colour to the writings of well-known authorities...may be of real practical assistance...most of the illustrations have been painted from our own or other small gardens, giving effects which are within the reach of many." 10-5/8x8-1/4" (27x21cm). Oversize and heavy - may require additional postage for Priority or International shipping.

$145.95

Tree Farms: harvest for the future

By Dowdell, Dorothy & Joseph

Indianapolis, IN: Bobbs-Merrill, c1965. Hardbound. FINE / Good. As new. Bookplate inside front cover From the library of Thomas J. Corcoran University of Maine. Corcoran was an "internationally renowned scholar of forestry and forest engineering...created the Forest Engineering Program and chaired the Department of Forest Management at the University of Maine..."Green cloth with gilt. DJ is intact and unclipped but has wear to edges and 3 tiny rips that have been tape repaired on the inside.

$39.95

The Flowers of Britain and Europe

By Polunin, Oleg

Oxford, UK: Oxford University, 1987. (reprint). Trade Paperback. FINE. As new - gift quality! "allows easy identification of 1,080 plants…Nearly every plant described is shown in a colour photograph…by plant types and flower colours, and marginal symbols show at a glance flower shape, habitat, and distribution…English common names...and scientific Latin names..." 107 indexed pages. ISBN: 0192176307.

$10.95

A Long, Deep Furrow: Three Centuries of Farming in New England
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A Long, Deep Furrow: Three Centuries of Farming in New England

By Russell, Howard S. (abridged by Mark Lapping)

Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, c1982. (Abridged). Trade Paperback. NEAR FINE. As new except for slight wear to cover edges. "a masterpiece of regional history…this editions retains most of the original text, though nearly every chapter has been edited somewhat…integrate(s) the elements of biogeography with socioeconomic and cultural patterns within the context of agriculture as a way of life and livelihood...a testament to Yankees who farm the sides of mountains..." 380 indexed, annotated, illustrated pages. ISBN: 087451214X.

$29.95

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