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The Living Soil - Evidence of the Importance to Human Health of Soil Vitality, with Special Reference to National Planning
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The Living Soil - Evidence of the Importance to Human Health of Soil Vitality, with Special Reference to National Planning

By Balfour, E.B.

New York: The Devin-Adair Company. Hardcover. 270 pages. Bibliography. Index. Black and white photographic plates. First U.S. edition. "Since its first [British] printing in 1943 this work is now established as a scientific classic in soil biology and fertility relationships. Completely revised and up-to-date. A fascinating read and foundation stone for an agricultural library, a book needed by every gardener and farmer." - dust jacket. Moderate quantity of ball pen markings to contents and inside back board. Moderate foxing to edges and endpapers. Average wear to publisher's chestnut cloth. Binding intact. Moderate wear to dust jacket now protected in mylar. A sound vintage copy. . Good. 1948. Revised Edition.

$195.00

4-H in Alberta 1917-1967
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4-H in Alberta 1917-1967

By Swindlehurst, E.B.

Edmonton: 4-H / Alberta Department of Youth. Hardcover. [8], 9-125 pages. Printed upon glossy stock. Numerous black and white reproductions of photos. "This book recounts some of the history of the movement. There has been much change. For example, there were no club leaders initially. Today, leaders accept considerable responsibility and share in much of the decision-making concerning 4-H policy and activities. Likewise, the learning experience of 4-H members now extends far beyond the project, and includes the broad general areas of citizenship and leadership." - Foreword. Gift plate inside front board, otherwise contents clean, bright and unmarked. Average wear to decorated forest green boards. Binding tight. A sound copy of this inspiring history. Strathern 3454 . Good. 1968. First Edition.

$79.95

The Mushroom Cultivator: A Practical Guide to Growing Mushrooms at Home
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The Mushroom Cultivator: A Practical Guide to Growing Mushrooms at Home

By Stamets, Paul; Chilton, J. S.

U.S.A.: Agarikon Press. Paperback. 0961079800 415 pages. Glossary. Bibliography. Index. Many black and white and color photos and diagrams. "Easily the best source of information on growing mushrooms at home." - Andrew Weil, M.D. Somewhat above-average wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. A worthy reference copy of this very informative work. . Fair. 1983. First Edition.

$69.95

The Harvest of the Years
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The Harvest of the Years

By Burbank, Luther; Hall, Wilbur

USA: Houghton Mifflin Company (Trade Division). Hardcover. xxvi, [2], 296 pages. Black and white photographic plates. "The true picture of the gallant, lovable, kindly, shrewd, whimsical Luther Burbank [1849-1926] will never be limned, in his own words, except in these pages." - ix. Burbank was an American plant breeder par excellence. Date stamp and prior owner's details upon front free endpaper. Moderate wear to publisher's coarse beige cloth. Binding sound. A quality vintage copy. . Good. 1931. Reprint.

$149.95

Jailhouse Justice : Canada's Story of Shame
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Jailhouse Justice : Canada's Story of Shame

By Baron, Donald Robert

Canada: Don Baron Communications. Paperback. 0969691319 198 pages. Index. "Documents one of Canada's best kept and most shameful secrets: The Canadian Wheat Board's legal bullying of Canada's western farmers." - Stephen Harper. Unmarked with somewhat above-average wear. A sound copy. . Fair. 2001. First Edition.

$49.95

The Country Gentleman [Magazine] - For the American Farmer and His Family, October [Oct.] 20, 1925 - The Home Farm of President Calvin Coolidge
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The Country Gentleman [Magazine] - For the American Farmer and His Family, October [Oct.] 20, 1925 - The Home Farm of President Calvin Coolidge

By Haskell, Sidney B.; Cates, J. Sidney; Tilden, Freeman; Macdonald, A.B.; Wilcox, E.V.; Turnbull, Agnes Sligh; al, et

USA: Curtis. Single Issue Magazine. 36 pages. Features: Charming cover illustration by J.F. Kernan shows boy munching apple he has successfuly stolen from mean old man waving a stick in background; Nicely illustrated one-page ad for Keystone Standard Watches shows wealthy father and son with pocket watch; The Cradle of the President - photo-illustrated history of the Plymouth, Vermont ancestral farm of President Calvin Coolidge; The Best Way to Destroy the Corn ear Worm; A Big Market for Little Apples; Hank the Hired Man Cartoon; Four-Basket Farming - three more shots at Market if the wheat goes bad; Winter greens for hogs - pasture seems the real key to profitable pigs; Pharaoh's Daughter (fiction); Stairway of the Sun (fiction); The Agitator Horns In - his ballyhooed panaceas can work only to harm the farmer; Illustrated one-page Hupp Motor Car (Huppmobile) ad; Nice two-page ad (with red ball) for "Ball-Band" boots (shows beige moisture stains); Listening In on Livestock; One-page illustrated ad for McKay Shurout Tire Chains; Stevens rifle ad; Nice two-color illustrated ad for Atlantic galvanized metal-ware shows woman hand-washing clothes; Purina Hen Chow ad on back cover; and more. Unmarked with average wear. Moisture exposure to back cover and back pages has fortunately resulted in quite minor effect. Otherwise, a sound and complete copy of this wonderful vintage issue. . Good. 1923. First Edition.

$149.95

The Country Gentleman Magazine, - For the American Farmer and His Family, November [Nov.] 17, 1923, Vol. LXXXVIII, No. 46 - Is Uncle Sam Rich Enough To Give Us All a Farm? / Cranberries
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The Country Gentleman Magazine, - For the American Farmer and His Family, November [Nov.] 17, 1923, Vol. LXXXVIII, No. 46 - Is Uncle Sam Rich Enough To Give Us All a Farm? / Cranberries

By Grey, Zane; Garrett, Garet

USA: Curtis. Single Issue Magazine. 52 pages. Features: Nice one-page illustrated ad for "U.S." Boots; Nicely illustrated Fisher Body ad features scene in modern dairy barn; Is Uncle Sam Rich Enough To Give Us All A Farm?; Cranberry Folks are Sales Experts; Mouse-Guarding Our Orchards; Good Grass and a Cow Climate in Washington State; How to Nurse an Invalid Farm; They Needed a New Poultry House - cozy quarters brought winter eggs; Satan's Bushel (fiction); Fishing the Rogue (fiction); A Dane Tells What He Finds Wrong in Our Farming; Thanksgiving Chicken Pie (recipe); Nice one-page Hupmobile ad; Nice one-page illustrated ad for the Oakland Motor Car Company; One-page illustrated Fordson tractor ad; Nice one-page two-color ad for Three-In-One Oil features shotgun and hunting scenes; Nice one-page ad for Gold Seal footwear; Sensational centerfold ad for "Ball Brand" footwear features their red ball; One-page ad for the Oldsmobile Six; Excellent one-page ad for the Buescher True-Tone Saxophone features photos of seventeen prominent artists of the day; Two-color ad for Firestone footwear inside back cover; Purina Hen Chow ad on back cover; and much more. Unmarked with moderate wear. A quality copy of this marvelous vintage issue. . Good. 1923. First Edition.

$149.95

Farming in Offaly Down the Years - A Miscellany in Stories and Pictures
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Farming in Offaly Down the Years - A Miscellany in Stories and Pictures

By Offaly Historical Society

Tullamore, Ireland: Offaly Historical Society. Paperback. 48 pages. Map. Black and white reproductions of archival photos. Reviews 200 years of history. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy. . Good. 1987. First Edition.

$49.95

History of the Saanich Fair
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History of the Saanich Fair

By Stoddart, Stuart G.

British Columbia: North And South Saanich Agricul. Paperback. B0035RCNC8 48 pages. Reproductions of archival black and white photos. Produced on the Centenary of this fine Vancouver Island agricultural fair. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy. . Good. 1968. First Edition.

$49.95

Country Gentleman Magazine - The Magazine for Better Farming, Better Living, December (Dec.) 1952 - They're Wrecking Soil Conservation
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Country Gentleman Magazine - The Magazine for Better Farming, Better Living, December (Dec.) 1952 - They're Wrecking Soil Conservation

By Brick, John; Bennett, Hugh H.; al, Et

USA: Curtis Pub Co. Paperback. 108 pages. Features: They're Wrecking Soil Conservation; Farrowing Ideas You Can Use; Springboard to Farm Ownership; New Insecticide Stops Rootworm; Golden Bough of Christmas; Carry Your Pasture to the Cows; Your Land Can Give More; Save $1 per Hog with Less Protein; Wonder Sorghums with Drug System; Step Saving in a Stanchion Barn. Ads include: Allis-Chalmers Roto-Baler - color photo (ahead of its time?) 1952 Buick; Texaco ad features Charles C. Hoover of Medford, OR, Walter Sylvester of Battle Creek, MI, and Bill Stephens of Sheldon, TX (tiny clipping from this ad); Champion spark plug ad features Copeland Greene of Genessee Depot, WI; Case tractors and equipment; Homelite chainsaws; Studebaker's 100th anniversary; Oliver OC-3 crawler tractor; International Minerals & Chemicals; 1953 Plymouth; Massey-Harris 90, 80 and 70 combines; John Deere 60 tractor (color); United States Steel ad includes photo of Mr. R.G. White of Mineral Point, WI; Lombard chainsaws; McCulloch chainsaws; The Ferguson 30 tractor; Dodge pickups; Lee jeans; Arvin radio; Camel cigarettes (with Santa!); Suggested Christmas toy gifts; Ball-brand boots; Hudson Hornet car (gorgeous color!); Tide detergent (back cover). Center page loose but present. Unmarked with average wear. A quality vintage copy. . Good. 1952. First Edition.

$129.95

Country Gentleman - America's Foremost Rural Magazine, June 1949: The Harlands of Willamette Valley
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Country Gentleman - America's Foremost Rural Magazine, June 1949: The Harlands of Willamette Valley

By Dyrenforth, James; Knox, Joe; Garth, David; al, et

USA: Curtis Pub Co. Single Issue Magazine. 148 pages. Features: Does Jackpotitis threaten farm youth?; The Harlands of Willamette Valley - great color-photo illustrated article on this seed business family; More meat with cheaper feed; Farm help from abroad - article with photos of Ukrainian immigrants; Can we grow 300-bushel corn?; From brush to grass to dollars; Million-acre farm boom - color-photo-illustrated article on farming in Sonora, Mexico; "I'm Raising a crop of Boys." - Eleanor Hester of Shelby, MI; Formula for Big Yields; Other hybrids in the making; and more. Ads: Ipana; Texaco - with photo of farmer Byron Harris, near Ravenna, MI; Ford; Maxwell House; Plymouth; International Harvester (color photos of combines); Studebaker trucks; New Holland balers; Oliver crawler tractors; Buick; Dodge cars; Chesterfield cigarette ad features Bob Hope and tobacco grower William P. Wiseman of Dannville, VA; Cone denim; Minneapolis-Moline Harvestors; Joan Bennett in Auto-Lite ad; Ford truck ad with photos of bellmaker George Schulmerich of Sellersville, PA; Back cover Camel cigarette ad features color photo of baseball players Gene Bearden with Johnny Vander Meer. Unmarked with average wear. A sound vintage copy. . Good. 1949. First Edition.

$129.95

Country Gentleman - The Magazine for Better Farming, Better Living - April (Apr.) 1950: I Farm in the Moon
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Country Gentleman - The Magazine for Better Farming, Better Living - April (Apr.) 1950: I Farm in the Moon

By Athanas, Verne; Knox, Joe; Constiner, Merle; al, et

USA: Curtis Pub Co. Single Issue Magazine. 188 pages. Features: Signposts toward super yields; Scrob cows good-bye - artificial insemination; "Like to Ride with Daddy" - farm safety; California's new Millions; Clover Seed Can be a Cash Crop; Dyed-In-The-Wool Ranchers - the John Norton's of Montana's Gallatin Valley; I Farm in the Moon; That Laborsaving Tractor Lift; Making good land better; Now the aminals tell us; and more. Unmarked with average wear. A sound vintage copy. . Good. 1950. First Edition.

$129.95

Country Gentleman - The Magazine for Better Farming, Better Living - September (Sept.) 1950: Are Our Farms Ready for All-Out War?
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Country Gentleman - The Magazine for Better Farming, Better Living - September (Sept.) 1950: Are Our Farms Ready for All-Out War?

By Rich, Louise Dickinson; Richards, Robert; Cave, Hugh B.

USA: Curtis Pub Co. Single Issue Magazine. 164 pages. Features: Are our farms ready for all-out war?; Fertilize the year before; Better pigs with less risk; Food to build health; Highways are 'buy-paths' to the farm; Is the country school doomed? - folks at Winneconne, WI may have an answer; The sage gives way to grass in Utah; Built for the purpose; A new England farm is born again - the farm of Weikko Holopainen in Hubbardston, Worcester County, MA; and more. Small clipping from ad on page 116. Unmarked with average wear. A sound vintage copy. . Good. 1950. First Edition.

$129.95

Country Gentleman - America's Foremost Rural Magazine, April (Apr.) 1949 - Shenandoah Valley Apple Grower
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Country Gentleman - America's Foremost Rural Magazine, April (Apr.) 1949 - Shenandoah Valley Apple Grower

By Tudury, Moran; Clark, Dale; Gardner, Erle Stanley

USA: Curtis Pub Co. Single Issue Magazine. 208 pages. Features: Cover photo of shop on the Greenacre Farm of Major W.A. Rafferty, near Morocco, Indianna, with mechanic Paul Merriman at work; We can't take chances on tomorrow's meals; Shenandoah Valley apple grower - De Kalb Russell and family of Virginia's Blue Ridge - nice color photos with article; You can make money with 100 hens; Something new at planting time; Portable utility building; Big yeilds are made deep underground; What is a good shorthorn?; Museum of the land; New life for the little brown church; Handling feed the easy way; New chemicals can work for or against you; Can you beat this for grass?; A $10,000 house for the hired man - Franklin J. Stransky of Savanna, Illinois. Ads: Texaco features innovative stable cleaner of Mr. Byron Harris of Ravenna, MI; Ford cars; New Holland forage harvester; Color photo ad for the International Farmall C; Ferguson tractor; Studebaker trucks; International trucks; Dodge cars; GMC trucks (color); 2-page ad for the Easy-Way post hole digger; 1-page color ad for REO lawn mowers; Ford truck ad features oil exploration innovator George Failing; New Hudson cars (color); Small illustrated Harley-Davidson ad for the new Hydra-Glide Fork; Jeep; Oshkosh B'gosh; Lee work clothes (one page); 1-page ad for movie "The Green Promise" starring Marguerite Chapman; Aunt Jemina; and more. Unmarked with average wear. A sound vintage copy. . Good. 1949. First Edition.

$129.95

Country Gentleman - America's Foremost Rural Magazine, July 1948: High Tide in Tennessee
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Country Gentleman - America's Foremost Rural Magazine, July 1948: High Tide in Tennessee

By Farrell, Cliff; Chamberlain, George Agnew; al, et

USA: Curtis Pub Co. Single Issue Magazine. 116 pages. Features: Change on the Plains; Low men on chore time; Operation hardware; High tide in Tennessee - the Raleigh Wilson family balked at the TVA's order to move, but now they are glad they obeyed; Taking the cancer fight to farms - mobile clinic in Oklahoma; Weatherproof farming; The land sings its history; New clovers to build fertility; and more. Ads: Good Year ad includes photos of Laredo TX rancher C.Y. Benavides, ice-skating star Donna Atwood; and Kansas City contractor R.G. Aldridge; Ipana ad with photos of Nicki Ellis with daughters Judy and Bonnie; Texaco ad includes photos of inventive farmers; B.F. Goodrich ad with photo of Russell V. Falk of Red Oak, IA; Oldsmobile; GE radio ad with illustration of Susan Hawyard; Buick; Ford tractors (2 pages); Ford cars (very nice 2 color pages); Blue Bell denim - with photo of Homer Willis and son Jerry; New York Stock Exchange - one page of black and white photos; Modess (nice one-page color photo of elegant lady); Lux ad with photo of Esther Williams with Peter Lawford in film "On an Island with You"; Nice color photo of Esther Williams in Lipton Tea ad; Studebaker trucks (color); Color Camel cigarette ad on back cover features illustrations of rodeo champion Ken Roberts; and more. Covers nearly loose with some tape repairs. Unmarked with somewhat above-average wear. A worthy vintage copy. . Fair. 1948. First Edition.

$149.95

Country Gentleman Magazine - The Magazine for Better Farming, Better Living, July 1951 - How Hard Can You Corn a Farm?
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Country Gentleman Magazine - The Magazine for Better Farming, Better Living, July 1951 - How Hard Can You Corn a Farm?

By Annett, R. Ross; MAyse, Arthur; al, et

USA: Curtis Pub Co. Paperback. 96 pages. Features: How hard can you corn a farm?; Storage miracle for root crops; Drought, varmints and rollbacks; Easier hay handling; Strawberry-patch revival; He's beating summer droughts; Better machines for better farming; Crazy about Kids (fiction); The Raiders (conclusion). Ads; Tide detergent; GMC trucks; B.F. Goodrich ad with photo of Lester Trogdon and Frank G. Boles near Liberal, KS; Willys Jeep ad with 4 photos; Ford tractor; Nice 7up color ad shows family on lawn with ice cream floats; Ford cars (color); International Harvester - featuring their national parts network; Case "Vac" tractor; Chrysler car; Ferguson tractor - accepts 63 Ferguson implements; De Laval milking equipment; U.S. Air Force 1/2 pag ad; Oliver 'radius curve' plowshare; New Holland baler ad with photo of Walter Hurlburt of Berkshire Co., MA; Homelite chainsaws (2-pages); Dodge farm trucks; Life-Time gates; Titan Bluestreak Chain Saws; Gillette razor ad with baseball player Al Rosen; Jim and Catherine Ensor are famed square dance callers; Studebaker car (color inside back cover); Camel cigarette ad on back cover features photos of twenty-five celebrities, cigarette in hand, including John Wayne and Dick Powell. Unmarked with average wear. A sound vintage copy. . Good. 1951. First Edition.

$129.95

Country Gentleman - America's Foremost Rural Magazine, June 1948: The Enloe Family Builds a Home
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Country Gentleman - America's Foremost Rural Magazine, June 1948: The Enloe Family Builds a Home

By Stuart, Jesse; Colohan, John; Chamberlain, George Agnew

USA: Curtis Pub Co. Single Issue Magazine. 156 pages. Features: Is your soil building human health; Co-operative feeder sales; Home-grown buildings; The Enloe Family builds a home - Archie and Dal Enloe farm in Arizona's Gila River Valley - article with great color photos; A Woman's touch on tenant land - Mrs. Clarence Denison on the H.E. Brewington Farm, Farmer City, IL; Bluestem Beef; Kennebec - a potato that fights its own battles; Rearranging the rain - California's bold schemes to channel water hundreds of miles nears completion; Shipping research pays off; You walk right in - Ohio's Brueggemeier's cold storage unit; Photo of Acie Miller with his mule which foaled a horse colt; B.F. Goodrich ad with photo of Earl and Lloyd Becker who farm near Koncoln, Logan County, IL; Plymouth cars; and more. Ads: Texaco ad with photos of John Peterschick of Plaza, WA and his inventions; For trucks (color); Chesterfield cigarettes ad with Alan Ladd illustration plus farmer Leavitt Roberts of Paris, KY; Ferguson tractors; Dodge cars (beautiful one-page in color); International Harvester cominges (color photos); Wheaties ad with photo of Carol Tarrant, of Atchison, KS, Queen of Royal Live Stock and Horse Show; Color Studebaker car ad features Chelsea C. Taylor of Cass County who was named Corn King of Illinois in 1946; Jeep; New Holland baler; Blue Bell denim with photo of Garfield Gaskell; Cone Denim; Swan soap with color photos of young blonde; Lipton Tea ad with color photo of Alexis Smith; Nice color GMC truck ad inside back cover; Back cover color-photo ad for Camel cigarettes features roller skater Raven Malone; and more. Unmarked with average wear. Missing pages 77-80. Two pages loose but present. A worthy reference copy. . Fair. 1948. First Edition.

$149.95

Country Gentleman - America's Foremost Rural Magazine, September (Sept.) 1949: Is Bankruptcy Our Goal?
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Country Gentleman - America's Foremost Rural Magazine, September (Sept.) 1949: Is Bankruptcy Our Goal?

By Banning, Margaret Culkin; Kelland, Clarence Budington; Knox, Joe

USA: Curtis Pub Co. Single Issue Magazine. 160 pages. Features: Is bankruptcy our goal?; Unwanted wheat acres; Modern pastures outyield grain; Profits from pipelines; Children and chicks - Arch Thompson and family of the Ozarks in northwest Arkansas; Double your money with lambs; Feed pigs light for a while; "He's a sight for making things" - Glen Crumley of Route One, Bristol, Tennessee; Save grain storage; Frying-pan turkeys - Chester Housh and Baker Jones in the Shenandoah Valley near Elkton; Texaco ad features photos of California's Long's Date Gardens and its manager, John Conover; Maxwell House coffee ad features nice illustration of firehouse scene; Two-page Massey-Harris combine ad; Nice color one-page John Deere tractor ad features the Model MT; Nice two-page Ford Tractor ad; Ford truck features chicken restauranteur and farmer J.H. Youngblood of Texas; Nice one-page ad for Lee work clothes; and more. Unmarked with somewhat above-average wear. A sound vintage copy. . Fair. 1949. First Edition.

$129.95

Country Gentleman - The Magazine for Better Farming, Better Living - May 1950: A Poison for Every Bug
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Country Gentleman - The Magazine for Better Farming, Better Living - May 1950: A Poison for Every Bug

By Kelland, Clarence Budingham; Smith, Hannah; Constiner, Merle

USA: Curtis Pub Co. Single Issue Magazine. 196 pages. Features: Fair deal vs. whoa-down; A poison for every bug; Eating away at surpluses; Safety for your dog - and you; FHA can help you build this home; Fast feeding from a cart on rails; "Best Place on Earth" - George Anderson has been a successful alfalfa farmer near Byron, California; We need more busy bees; How to get a good stand of alfalfa; Getting the right vegetable seed; We've got weeds on the run; The cow belles of Wyoming; Nice color-photo back cover ad for Surge milking equipment features futuristic milker stall; and more. Unmarked with average wear. Small piece from upper corner of front cover. A sound vintage copy. . Good. 1950. First Edition.

$129.95

Country Gentleman, The Magazine for Better Farming, Better Living - April (Apr.) 1951: Meat-Making "Wonder" Drugs
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Country Gentleman, The Magazine for Better Farming, Better Living - April (Apr.) 1951: Meat-Making "Wonder" Drugs

By Mayse, Arthur; Lawson, Arthur; al, et

USA: Curtis Pub Co. Single Issue Magazine. 172 pages. Features: Meat-Making "Wonder" Drugs; You ought to have a pond; "No-Hands" feed handling; Green and growing all year; If your power goes off; Get more alfalfa seed; The school that brought a town to life; Farm-welded work savers; High-yield, hot-weather pasture; Getting the best feed for your flock; 'Paving' with grass; For more seed use strong bee colonies; and more. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A nice vintage copy. . Good. 1951. First Edition.

$129.95

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