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Ranching, Farming, Agriculture, Gardening

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1 ALSAGER, Dale The Incredible Gang Ranch
Surrey, BC Hancock House 1990 0888392117 / 9780888392114 First Paper Edition Printed Card Wrappers VG+ Trade Paperback 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
North America's largest cattle ranch, at one time 4,000,000 acres, in British Columbia's Cariboo district. 1st printing, Wrappers, 448pp, photo illus, map. Bright, clean copy, with a single, light spine crease. Weight, 460g. 
Price: 7.95 USD
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2 BACON, Richard M. The Forgotten Arts: Growing, Gardening and Cooking With Herbs
U.S.A. Yankee Books 1986 0911658513 / 9780911658514 Twelfth Printing of 1972 Card Wrappers About 'As New' Paperback 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Instructions and recipes for herb planting, growing, harvesting, and drying and for gardening, housekeeping, decorating, dyeing, cooking, and eating with herbs. 'Yesterdays Skills adaptedto Today's Materials'. 125 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm. Bright, clean and uinmarked, still fresh. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 247g and qualifies for inexpensive Lettermail postage within Canada. Other Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone. World rates based on specific destination and weight. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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3 BAILEY, L. H. The Principles of Fruit-Growing, with applications to Practice
New York Macmillan 1915 20th Edition, Completely Revised Decorative Cloth VG+ Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Avolume in the 'Rural Science Series'. Originally published in 1897. xiv, 432 pages including frontispiece, illustrations; 20 cm. Prize bookplate to the ffep - from the Government of British Columbia to the Kalamalka Women's Institure at Oyama, B. C. Internally very bright and unmarked. Tight bindingwith a backwards lean. Attractive pictoral front board in olive green with red and black type. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. Unpacked weight 826g. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates based on specific destination and weight. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4 BRITTON, Dorothy RecipesUsing British Columbia Fruit
Research Branch [Summerland], Canada Dept of Agriculture 1964 First Edition Stapled Card Wrappers Good VG Softcover 15cm by 23cm 
Collection of Recipes using British Columbia Fruit - Beverages, Fancy Breads, Cakes, Cookies, Desserts, Pickles, Pies, Pastries, Preserving Specials, Salads, Sauces etc. 104pp, a few b&w photos to illustrate. Clean interior. We note a couple of very small marks beside a recipe. Sound binding. Weight, 150g. Qualifies for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5 CANADIAN WESTERN AGRIBITION ASSOC. Canadian Western Agribition; Regina, Saskatchewan; Nov 25 - Dec 2, 1977
Regina, SK Canadian Western Agribition Assoc. 1977 Folding Sheet Fine Exhibition Promotion Leaflet 3.5`` by 8`` - Folded 
Leaflet advertising the Regina Agribition for 1977. Unfolds to 14`` by 8``, printed on both sides, full colour. Text plus 7 small color photos. This item qualifies for inexpensive Lettermail postage both to Canada, the USA and other parts of the World. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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6 DEXTER, Eric Crow's Eggs & Gopher Tails : Memoirs of the Depression & Dust Bowl
Canada Author Published 1990 09693229041 First Edition Card Wrappers VG+ Paperback 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Author Inscribed Copy
The author's autobiography of life in Manitoba, Cannada during the Depression. viii, 136 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm. Signed by Dexter on the half-title page. Bright, clean interior. Unmarked except for a signature to the top margin of the htp. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Crease parallel tp the spine on the front wrapper. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 208g and qualifies for inexpensive Lettermail postage within Canada. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone. World rates based on specific destination and weight. 
Price: 9.50 USD
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7 GESSEL, S. P. Et al, Editors Sustained Productivity of Forest Soils
Vancouver Forestry Publications, UBC 1990 155056298 First Edition Printed Wraps Near Fine Proceedings 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Proceedings of the 7th North American Forest Soils Conference held at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada in July 1988. 525pp, diagrams. Bright, fresh interior, unmarked. Tight, square binding. Single, light crease to spine. No wear to wraps. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This heavy item weighs 1.57kg unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates based on specific destination and weight. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Genius of the Place: The English Landscape Garden, 1620-1820, HUNT, John Dixon; WILLIS, Peter - Editors
8 HUNT, John Dixon; WILLIS, Peter - Editors The Genius of the Place: The English Landscape Garden, 1620-1820
Cambridge, MASS The MIT Press 2000 0262580926 / 9780262580922 Fifth Printing Car Wrappers As New Paperback 17cm by 24cm 
A garden classic! The garden as cultural history. First published in England in 1975. xx, 393pp, illustrated in b&w, indices. About 'as new' - bright, fresh and unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creasing. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. Unpacked weight 914g. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates based on specific destination and weight. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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9 JONES, H. Glyn; COLLINS, Barbara A Way of Life: Sheepdog Training, Handling and Trialling
Ipswich, UK Farming Press 1992 0852361661 / 9780852361665 Fifth Printing of 1987 Laminated Pictorial Boards VG+ VG Hardcover Small Quarto 
H. Glyn Jones talks to Barbara C. Collins about the finer points of trialling, from basic training and nursery trials to final 'polishing' and Internationals. 178 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding.Minor wear to tips of fore-edge corners of the front board. Bright, clean, unclipped dustjacket. Minor wear to tips of fore-edge corners of front panel. Weight, 719g. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 KESWICK, Maggie et al In a Chinese Garden: The Art and Architecture of the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden
Vancouver Dr. Sun Yat-Set Garden Society 1990 0-9694573-0-8 / 9780969457305 First Edition Printed Card Wraps Fine 12" Tall 
Background to the creation of Vancouver's Chinese gardens - the only full-size, classical Chinese gardens outside of China. 63pp, profusely color photo illustrated. Mint coy, 'as new'. Weight, 400g. 
Price: 16.50 USD
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11 KIND, Chris She's Downhill and in the Shade
Canada Trafford 2003 1412000378 / 9781412000376 First Edition Card Wrappers About 'As New' Softcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Author Signed
"Memoires [sic] including the most colorful characters and events along the trail. The book spans forty years from the great Snow Mountains of the Gang Ranch and British Columbia, to the cowboys of Pendleton, Oregon." 248 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm. Signed b y the author on the title page. Bright, clean and unmarked with a tight, square binding, no spine creases. About 'as new'. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 402g. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone. World rates based on specific destination and weight. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12 MacEWAN, Grant Between the Red and the Rockies
Toronto University of Toronto Press 1956 Third Printing of 1952 Cloth Fine Good VG Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Association Copy
An account of the growth and development of agriculture between the Red River and the Rocky Mountains on the Canadian Prairies - in particular the Cattle Trade and Wheat growing. xi, 300 pages : illustrations, maps. Book was presented to the prominent Canadian, Maurice F. Strong [1929-2015], a man with a very long list of credentials and awards in the fields of Peace and the Environment and was also Under Secretary of the UN and a major business figure. Book is Fine with bright, white unmarked pages, a tight, square binding and with no wear to the cloth. Dustjacket shows minor edge wear, but is otherwise bright and clean. Weight, 542g, unpacked. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates based on specific destination and weight. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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13 MITCHELL, Bruce J. The Kamloops Cattle Drive...a Cowboy for a Week
Kamloops, B. C. Author Published 2002 First Edition Card Wrappers As New Paperback 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Dedicated Author's Inscription & Signature
Author takes you on the Kamloops Cattle Drive with 330 horses and riders, from Nicola to Kamloops. 88pp, photo illustrated. Signed by the author and dedicated to a reader. Otherwise, an 'as new' copy. This item weighs 154g and qualifies for inexpensive Lettermail postage both to Canada, the USA and other parts of the World. 
Price: 8.95 USD
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14 OKELL, L and Others Hints on Natal Coast Gardening
Durban, South Africa Durban & Coast Horticultural Society 1959 Seventh Edition Thick Card Boards with DJ About Fine Good Plus Hardcover 12.5cm by 18cm 
Published by the Durban & Coast Horticultural Society. OCLC Number: 896565489. 101 pages : photo frontis. Interior is clean and unmarked. Binding is tight and square. Botyh boards are Fine; front board with attractive colour illustration. Dustjacket is comple, lightly soiled, minor edge wear, small lost piece to bottom edge of rear board. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 201g. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone. World rates based on specific destination and weight. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15 PATTERSON, Pat & Frances Harvests Past: Domestic and Agricultural Hand Tools of the Ottawa Valley from 1860 to 1875
Erin, ON Boston Mills Press 1989 155046020X / 9781550460209 First Edition Cloth About 'As New' About 'As New' Hardcover Quarto 
Domestic and agricultural hand tools and rural life in the Ottawa Valley from 1860-1875. 160 pages : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm. Book is 'as new' - bright, fresh and unmarked with a tight, square binding, sound hinges, no wear to the cloth. Similar, unclipped dustjacket. Weight, 762g unpacked. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates based on specific destination and weight. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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16 PEPLOW, Elizabeth and Reginald Herbs and Herb Gardens of Britain
London Bloomsbury Books 1984 1854711172 / 9781854711175 First Edition Laminated Pictorial Boards Fine Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A comprehensive guide to the Herb gardens of Britain, a glossary of herbs, and a guide to planting one's own garden. 208pp, illustrated in color and in b&w. Bright, fresh copy with a sound binding. About 'as new'. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. Unpacked weight 610g. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates based on specific destination and weight. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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17 PHILP, Robert Kemp The Gardener's and Farmer's Reason Why, containing Reasons for the Principles of Scientific Cultivation applicable to Gardening and Agriculture
London Houston & Wright 1860 First Edition Cloth Good Very Good No Dustjacket, None Issued Hardcover 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
The book's Purpose is 'to set before the Reader, in the simple form od Question and Answer, many of these important discoveries which come under the denomination of Organic and Inorganic Chemistrym especially in relation to Gardening and Agriculture' [page viii]. xix, 330pp, [2pp ads], publisher's adverts to both endpapers. Clean interior, pages white. Unmarked except for a name/date to the top margin of the half-title page. Tight, square binding, sound hinges. Minor wear to spine edges and extremities. Bound in publisher's brown cloth with blind-stamped decoration and a gilt illustration to the front panel. An attractive copy of a mid-Victorian book. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 395g. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; USA rates by weight alone. World rates based on weight and destination country. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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18 PINKERTON, M. H. Commercial Mushroom Growing
London Ernest Benn Limited 1954 First Edition Cloth, Gilt Titles VG+ No Dustjacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Book intended for the professional, commercial mushroom grower. 223pp, photo illustrated. Very bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. No wear to blue cloth. Mild corner bumps. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 480g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates based on specific destination and weight. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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19 ROGER, Gertrude Minor Lady Rancher
Saanichton Hancock House 1979 0-88839-038-6 / 9780888390387 First Edition Cloth, Gilt Titles Near Fine Good Plus Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A modern pioneer story of Ranching in Western Canada. Gertrude Minor ran a huge Britidh Columbia ranch after the death of her husband. 183pp, illustrated. Book kis bright, clean and unmarked. Dustjacket shows waer to the extremities of the spine with a chip l;ost at the bottom edge of the fron t pan el.Good copy. 
Price: 12.95 USD
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20 ROYAL AGRICULTURAL FAIR, ONTARIO Royal Agricultural Fair of Ontario, Official Committee Badge/Ribbon, 1952
Ontario, Canada Royal Agricultural Fair 1952 1952 Edition Fine Committee Member Ribbon 
Committee Member's Ribbon for the Royal Agricultural Fair held every November in Toronto, Ontario. Heavy, gold-coloured metal badge at head with a white ribbon suspended below showing the edition of the Fair and the Year. This listing is for 1952, the 24th Annual. Other years available. Size - 1.5" by 4". In in Fine condition - 'as new!' Inexpensive lettermail postage will apply. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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