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Judging Live Stock

by Craig, John A.

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Scraps of American History
Published
1901
Condition
Good-
Edition
First Edition
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$50.00

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193 pages, illustrated with black and white photographs and tables. A comprehensive and detailed manual on judging farm animals for soundness and conformantion. Red cloth binding with gilt titles on front cover and spine. Cover edges worn and a bit tattered, cloth wrinkled, spine ends and corners bumped and frayed, back cover scrubbed, small tear in back cover leading edge,… Read more
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When Your Pet Dies

by Quackenbush, Jamie and Denise Graveline

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Scraps of American History
Published
1985
Condition
Good
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780671541576
Item Price
$40.00

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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1985. First edition. Hardcover. Good/good +. 222 pages. Compassionate guides and stories to help with the grief when a pet dies. Blue cloth spine over white boards with silver titles on spine. Very light edge wear to cover, a little fading and some spotting, minor bumping of corners and spine ends, interior pages… Read more
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Animal Hospital

by Sawicki, Stephen

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Scraps of American History
Published
1996
Condition
Good +
Edition
First edition, as stated
ISBN
9781556522741
Item Price
$15.00

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Chicago: Chicago Review Press, 1996. First edition, as stated. Hardcover. Good +/good +. 227 pages. Stories about Angell Memorial Animal Hospital in Boston, following sick animals, anxious owners and dedicated staff. Red cloth binding over white boards with black titles on spine. A little spotting of cover, light edge wear with minor bumping of corners and spine ends,… Read more
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$15.00
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Vanishing Folkways

by Hartley, Marie and Joan Ingilby

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Scraps of American History
Published
1971
Condition
Fair
Edition
Later printing
ISBN
9780498076688
Item Price
$18.00

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South Brunswick and New York: A. S. Barnes and Company, 1971. Later printing. Hardcover. Fair/fair. 128 pages, illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings. The study of agricultural traditions of the Yorkshire Dales during a time of transition from the old farm life to machinery and modern farming. Yellow cloth binding with green metallic titles on spine.… Read more
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$18.00
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The Love of Trees

by Beckett, Kenneth A.

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Scraps of American History
Published
1975
Condition
Good
Edition
Not stated
Item Price
$11.00

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New York: Crescent Books, a division of Crown Publishers, Inc., 1975. Not stated. Hardcover. Good/good. 94 pages plus index, illustrated with over 130 color photographs and black and white drawings. A celebration of the diversity of trees in the temperate zones of the world. Illustrated boards with white titles on spine, photographs on end papers. Some edge wer,… Read more
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$11.00
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Jagthunden for den alsidige Jaeger (Hunting Dogs for the Versatile Hunter)

by Israelsen, Hans, and others

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Scraps of American History
Published
1966
Condition
Good
Edition
Not stated
Item Price
$20.00

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Valby: Martveds Printing House, 1966. Not stated. Vintage paperback. Good/No jacket. 84 pages. In Danish, with photographs of hunting dogs, descriptions, statistics, club reports, pedigrees, and a song. Textured tan illustrated wraps with titles on front cover. Some wear and scuffing of cover with spotting, corners creases, former owner's name on title page, interior pages bright with a… Read more
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$20.00
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Illustrated Africa North Tropical South

by Boyce, William D.

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Scraps of American History
Published
1925
Condition
Good +
Edition
Not stated
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$20.00

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Chicago: Rand McNally & Company, 1925. Not stated. Hardcover. Good +/No jacket. 686 pages with index, illustrated with portrait frontispiece with facsimile signature of author and numerous photographs and drawings. A travel writer tackles the immense job of treating the entire continent of Africa in one volume. Brown cloth binding with gilt titles and border on front cover… Read more
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$20.00
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Butterfly cooing like a Dove

by Rothschild, Miriam

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Scraps of American History
Published
1991
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition, as stated
ISBN
9780385263764
Item Price
$24.00

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New York: Doubleday, 1991. First edition, as stated. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. 215 pages with index, illustrated with black and white and color plates and drawings. A rambling anthology that flits like a butterfly from science to art and back. Brown quarter cloth over brown boards with gilt titles on spine, red end papers. Titles bright, light spotting… Read more
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Herbs for Every Garden

by Foster, Gertrude B.

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Scraps of American History
Published
1970
Condition
Good +
Edition
Third printing
Item Price
$8.00

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New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1970. Third printing. Hardcover. Good +/fair. 255 pages with index, illustrated with black and white photographs and line drawings. Practical advice on growing herbs, with history and literary allusions by the editor of The Herb Grower Magazine. Bright green cloth binding with black stamped decoration on front cover and black… Read more
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$8.00
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Shearing Day

by Ford, Kevin

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Scraps of American History
Published
1999
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780966915341
Item Price
$150.00

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Charlemont, Massachusetts: Feet on the Ground Press, 1999. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/very good. 146 pages, illustrated with black and white photographs. Wonderful and long out of print detailed instruction on handling sheep, handling wool and shearing sheep with blades by the acknowledged master shearer. Signed at Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival in 1999 "To Merike and Dane, Best… Read more
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$150.00
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The Tribe of Tiger

by Thomas, Elizabeth Marshall

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Scraps of American History
Published
1994
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780671799656
Item Price
$5.00

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1994. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/very good. Williams, Jared Taylor. 238 pgs, illustrated with line drawings. The behavior and interaction of the domestic cat with others of the species. Tan boards with yellow spine, green titles on spine. Mustard end papers. Book as new, clean and showing little shelf wear,… Read more
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Trout Madness

by Traver, Robert

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Scraps of American History
Published
1960
Condition
Fair
Edition
Not stated
Item Price
$20.00

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New York: St. Martin's Press, 1960. Not stated. Hardcover. Fair/No jacket. 178 pages. An entertaining memoir about the experiences of a fisherman in his pursuit of the elusive trout. Green boards with green cloth spine cover and gilt fishing fly decoration on front cover and gilt titles and orange title block on spine, green top edge, green end… Read more
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Timber and Timber Trees, Native and Foreign

by Laslett, Thomas

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Scraps of American History
Published
1875
Condition
Good +
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$90.00

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London: MacMillan and Co., 1875. First edition. Hardcover. Good +/No jacket. 352 pages, illustrated with charts and some small black and white drawings, indexed. The author was Timber Inspector to the Admiralty and set out to put together a handy book on timber for ship and home building purposes, describing the suitablilty of different woods for different… Read more
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$90.00