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A Collection of Letters for the Improvement of Husbandry & Trade; No 6

By: HOUGHTON, John - Editor/Contributor

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Printed for John Lawrence: 1682

Edition: First Series

Seller ID: 055365

Condition: Good Very Good


Contents of this issue - A Letter from the Ingenious, Mr Adam Martindale, of Cheshire, about Improving Land by Marle [a loose or crumbling earthy deposit (as of sand, silt, or clay) that contains a substantial amount of calcium carbonate]; That our High Living is so far from Prejudicing the Nation, that it Enriches It. pp55-62. Published Thursday, May 18, 1682. Printed by J. Gain, for the author John Houghton, and is to be Sold at his House, against the Ship Tavern...; And by John Lawrence, at the Angel in Cornhill...., 1682. at the Angel in Cornhill, near the Royal Exchange, 1682. One of the ... View more info

Standard Varieties of Chickens

By: HOWARD, George E.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Washington, D. C., G.P.O.: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29700

Condition: VG+


Farmers' Bulletin (United States. Department of Agriculture), no. 51. 48pp, illustrated. Excellent illustrations of various breeds of Chickens, in b&w, no color. Interior of the booklet is near Fine. Rear wrapper shows some light staining to the bottom margin. Front wrapper a little age dusty. Unpacked weight, 76g. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail. Postage $4.00 to 6.00 within North America, in card sleeve. Enquire for rates to the Rest of the World. We ship at our cost. Image available. View more info

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A Stain Upon the Sea: West Coast Salmon Farming

By: HUME, Stephen - et al

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Madeira Park, B. C., Harbour Publishing: 2004

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 931

ISBN: 1550173170

Condition: As New


'... an indispensable critique of fish farming practices used in British Columbia and abroad, featuring an all-star cast of contributors'. Six prominent B. C. writers contribute chapters. Predface by David Suzuki, Introduction by Terry Glavin. 288pp, illustrated. An 'as new' copy - bright, ftresh and unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases, glossy wrappers. Unpacked weight, 467g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Canadian GST included. Images always available. View more info

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The Genius of the Place: The English Landscape Garden, 1620-1820

By: HUNT, John Dixon; WILLIS, Peter - Editors

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MASS, The MIT Press: 2000

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 052593

ISBN: 0262580926

Condition: As New


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. View more info

Experimental Station, Summerland, B. C.: Report of the Superintendent, W. T. Hunter, B. S. A., for the Year 1929

By: HUNTER, W. T. - Superintendent

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Ottawa, Ministry of Agriculture [Canada]: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24061

Condition: G+


Canada Department of Agriculture, Dominion Experimental Farm report from Summerland, British Columbia, for 1929. 78pp, photo illustrated, tables, charts etc. Interior is bright and clean. Wraps are a little soiled. Weakness at staples to wrappers only, otherwise a strong binding. Weight, 130g. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail within North America, in card sleeve. From $3.00 to $6.50 depending on exact weight and location. Image available. Enquire for rates to Worldwide destinations View more info

Experimental Station, Summerland, B. C.: Report of the Superintendent, W. T. Hunter, B. S. A., for the Year 1930

By: HUNTER, W. T. - Superintendent

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Ottawa, Ministry of Agriculture [Canada]: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24062

Condition: G+


Canada Department of Agriculture, Dominion Experimental Farm report from Summerland, British Columbia, for 1930. 78pp, photo illustrated, tables, charts etc. Interior is bright and clean. Wraps are a little soiled. Weakness at staples to wrappers only, otherwise a strong binding. Weight, 130g. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail within North America, in card sleeve. From $3.00 to $6.50 depending on exact weight and location. Image available. Enquire for rates to Worldwide destinations View more info

Selected Recipes for Salads and Pickles

By: INTERIOR VEGETABLE MARKETING AGENCY

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Kelowna, B. C., Interior Vegetable Marketing Agency:

Edition: No Publication Data Shown

Seller ID: 054299

Condition: VG+


Recipes for Salads and Pickles - 'Best When You Use B. C. 'Interior' Fresh Vegetables'. Unfolds to 20" by 8.25", printed on both sides. Approx 28 recipes plus misc. usefil information. Bright, clean and unmarked. No tears or creases. Ships at cost via Canada Post Lettermail. View more info

Janesville Corn Planters: MacHines That Come Mighty Near Thinking

By: JANESVILLE MACHINE CO.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Janesville, WI, Janesville Machine Co.:

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 1756

Condition: Fair


Brochure illustrating Janesville Corn Planters - agricyltural mchinery from Wisconsin. Not dated - circa 1900. 8pp, color cover featuring one machine, six machines in b&w line drawings. Lots of descriptive text. This item came from an old farm in B. C. and has suffered from poor storage. Vertical fold at center; 'Nibbles' to top margin of the four leaves from half of a 50cent piece to almost nothing. Otherwise clean and unmarked. No image or information is compomised. Pic available. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail. Postage $4.00 to 6.00 within North America, in card sleeve. A li... View more info

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Fields of Vision: A Journey to Canada's Family Farms

By: JENKINS, Phil

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21346

ISBN: 077104402X

Condition: Fine


Portrait of the people who run Canada's family farms. 267pp, illustrated with photographs by Ken Ginn. Mint copy, about 'as new'. Weight, 610g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, 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. Online estimates by the Listing Site may not be correct and either additional, or reduced postage may be required, particularly... View more info

The Range Men

By: KELLY, L. V.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Toeronto, Coles: 1980

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 2222

Condition: Good Very Good


Subtitle on cover: 'The story of the ranchers and Indians of Alberta'. Reprint of: 'The range men'. Toronto : W. Briggs, 1913. 468 pages, [27] leaves of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm. Interior is clean and unmarked, uniformly tanned pages. Tight, square binding, spin sp[ine creases. Clean, bright wrappers; corner crease to top of the front. 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 466g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and ... View more info

The Glory of the Garden

By: KENNEDY-BELL, M. G.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: London, A. & C. Black: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09340

Condition: Near Fine


Gardens, plants and their Folkore. v, 188 pages color frontispiece 19 cm. OCLC Number: 2545846. Bound in a very atttractive white cloth with repetitive flower pattern to front board and spine. Interior is bright and clean. Previous owner's details to the ffep otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding. The original dustjacket, in two pieces with considerable wear, is laid-in. 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 280g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates ris... View more info

In a Chinese Garden: The Art and Architecture of the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden

By: KESWICK, Maggie et al

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Vancouver, Dr. Sun Yat-Set Garden Society: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18024

ISBN: 0-9694573-0-8

Condition: Fine


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. View more info

The Jewel Boxes of Dame Nature; Pecan Nut Booklet

By: KEYSTONE PECAN COMPANY

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Mannheim, PA, Keystone Pecan Co /Elam G. Hess: 1922

Edition: 1922 Edition

Seller ID: 054814

Condition: About VG


Booklet contains iformation about the Pecan Nut and the Growing Industry but is mainly intended to attract Investors in the Keystone business. 32pp, quality printing on quality paper, illustrated, info on Investment opportunities etc. Included is a small printed sheet from Neel Brothers of Thomasville, GA, with illustration and prices of three grades pf paper Shell Pecan Nuts. Color, illustrated wrapper - image available. Interior is Fine - unmarked and without damage. Wrappers are a little dusty- will clean. Cord tie at spine is still in place. Unpacked weight, 85g. Ships within North America... View more info

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She's Downhill and in the Shade

By: KIND, Chris

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Canada, Trafford: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Author Signed

Seller ID: 051870

ISBN: 1412000378

Condition: About 'As New'


"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 ... View more info

She's Downhill and in the Shade

By: KIND, Chris

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Clinton, B. C., Author Published: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Author Signed Copy

Seller ID: 040821

ISBN: 0973468602

Condition: About Fine


Memoir / anecdotes, from the life of a cowboy - 'From the Mighty Gang Ranch & Snow Mountains of British Columbia to the cowboys of Pendleton Oregon'. Signed by the author on the title page. 327 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm. Bright, clean copy, inside and outside. Previous owner's name in ink to the tp, top margin. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Almost 'as new'. Unpacked weight, 434g. View more info

The Mighty Gang Ranch and its neighbor, the magnificent Empire Valley Cattle Co

By: KIND, Chris

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Clinton, BC, Author Published: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: 044274

ISBN: 0973468629

Condition: As New


History of two important Cattle Ranches in British Columbia's Cariboo Region - the Gang Ranch and the Empire Valley Ranch. Signed by the author on the title pade. OCLC Number: 67399830. 268 p. : ill. ; 22 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding with no spine creases. Appears 'as new'. Weight, 554g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Canadian GST included. Images always available. View more info

The Pullet Surprise: A Year on an Urban Farm

By: KLUCKNER, Michael

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Vancouver, Raincoast Books: 1997

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 039669

ISBN: 155192109X

Condition: VG+


The author, a well-known British Columbia artist, recounts a year spent living on a small farm in Langley, B. C. 132pp, illustrated by the author. Bright, fresh interior, unmarked. Small name-stamp to fore-edge. Tight, square binding. No wear to boards except mild lower, rear corner bump . Weight, 456g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Images always available. Shipped well packed. USA postage usually $6.50 or less. Canadian postage varies considerably depending on weight and de... View more info

The 'Pride of Petaluma' Cone Triple Ventilating Brooder Stove

By: KRESKY BROODER STOVE CO.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Petaluma, CA, Kresky Brooder Stove Co.: 1920

Seller ID: 054298

Condition: VG


Small advertising brochure for Kresky Brooder Stoves [for chicks]. Unfolds to 10.5" by 6", printed on both sides. Approx 10 small illustrations and plenty of descriptive text - with prices. Small overprint to front for a dealer in Vancouver, British Columbia. Clean overall - tiny stains to front - coffee[?]. No creases or tears. Ships at cost via Canada Post Lettermail. View more info

The Homesteader's Handbook: The Complete, Month-By-Month, How-To-Book for Farm, Garden, and Household

By: LAWRENCE, Martin

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Mayflower Assoc: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 046207

ISBN: 0831745320

Condition: Fine


The homesteader's handbook : the complete, month-by-month, how-to book for farm, garden, and household. 223 pages : profusely illustrated ; 28 cm. A very bright,m clean copy, unmarked. Tight, square binding, no creases to the spine. Almost '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 726g 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 are based on specific ... View more info

Tall in the Saddle. Ranch Life in the Cariboo

By: LEE, Eldon and Todd

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Surrey, B. C,., Heritage House: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21111

ISBN: 1895811449

Condition: As New


Ranching in B.C.'s Cariboo Region from 1929 on. Wrappers, 5.5"x8.5", 160pp, photo illus. As new condition. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail within North America, in card sleeve. From $3.00 to $6.50 depending on exact weight and location. Image available. Enquire for rates to Worldwide destinations. View more info