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Botony, Agriculture and Farming

Botony, Agriculture and Farming

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Agriculture, Horticulture, Live Stock, Mining and Oil Section: the Rocky Mountain News Sunday, Dec. 28, 1924, Anon.
1 Anon. Agriculture, Horticulture, Live Stock, Mining and Oil Section: the Rocky Mountain News Sunday, Dec. 28, 1924
Pages are yellowed, printed in black and red, several minor tears. . This is a complete section of a newspaper, the Rocky Mountain News. The entire original 12-page first section is included. This is an end-of-year summary of activities, and includes statistics for the year for many products. It also includes many short articles, classified ads, many other ads including full-page ads for the University of Denver and The Rock Island Railroad line; much more. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 12 pages. U6 Denver, CO. Denver, CO Rocky Mountain News 1924 1st Edition Softcover Good with no dust jacket 28272 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Caste and the Economic Frontier;  A Village in Highland Orissa, Bailey, F. G.
2 Bailey, F. G. Caste and the Economic Frontier; A Village in Highland Orissa
Dust jacket has edge-creasing, one-inch closed tear and several tiny tears. Spine is sunned. Jacket is now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book has two mildly bumped corners, small and innocuous name stamp and hand-written address of former owner on first endpaper. Contents are excellent, with very tight binding, clean and crisp pages. Book appears unread. . Classic sociological-economic study of a small Hindu village in the Orissa Hills of India. Includes 8 pages of plates as well as tables, charts, and maps. An excellent copy. This is the first Indian edition. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 292 pages. G3 Oxford University Press, Indian Branch 1958 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 29664 
Price: 17.50 USD
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3 Barger, E. L. , Walter M. Carleton, E. G. McKibben, and Roy Bainer Farm Tractors and Power Units
Brown card covers are beginning to split at joint, creasing, soiling, bump to bottom edge. Pages are unmarked, binding is tight. . This is evidently the first printing, self published, of a book published two years later by John Wiley in 1952 and entitled Tractors and Their Power Units, with the same four authors. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. ~200 pages. B0 Ames, Iowa. Ames, Iowa Self Published 1950 1st Edition Softcover Good 23863 
Price: 25.00 USD
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California Redwood: its Physical and Mechanical Properties in Comparison with Other Woods Based on U. S. Government Tables and its Record of Service, California Redwood Association
4 California Redwood Association California Redwood: its Physical and Mechanical Properties in Comparison with Other Woods Based on U. S. Government Tables and its Record of Service
Slight foxing to title page, no other defects. Stapled, textured card covers, 48 pages. . This is a promotional publication by the California Redwood Association on behalf of its Member Mills. It gives textual descriptions and tabular data on the redwood as compared to other woods. Includes many ads as well. Printed on coated paper. A fascinating historical document. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 48 pages. T3 California Redwood Association 1928 Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 27603 
Price: 90.00 USD
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Evolution or Extinction  The Choice Before Us : A Systems Approach to the Study of the Future, Curtis, Richard Kenneth
5 Curtis, Richard Kenneth Evolution or Extinction The Choice Before Us : A Systems Approach to the Study of the Future
Bump to top corner, else Fine. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Extensive references, indexes. A solid, attractive copy. . International Series in Experimental Social Psychology Series. Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 447 pages. Signed by Author. L2 Pergamon 1982 0080279325 / 9780080279329 1st Edition Softcover Very Good+ 30499 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Biogeography of a Savanna Landscape:  The Gran Pajonal of Eastern Peru, Denevan, W. / Chrostowski, S.
6 Denevan, W. / Chrostowski, S. The Biogeography of a Savanna Landscape: The Gran Pajonal of Eastern Peru
No defects. . Research report on the Gran Pajonal savannas of Peru. 69 p. Errata sheet laid in, Bibliography. . McGill University Savanna Research Project Series. Trade PB. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 69 pages. M1 Montreal. Montreal Department of Geography, Mcgill U. 1970 Softcover Fine with no dust jacket 18645 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Everglades: River of Grass, Douglas, Marjory Stoneman
7 Douglas, Marjory Stoneman The Everglades: River of Grass
Top page ends darkened, light foxing to small areas of extremities of green cloth cover and endpages. Jacket has light edgewear, light soil on back panel and 1/2" chip at bottom edge of back panel. Front panel is clean, bright, colorful, and extremely attractive. Jacket is protected with acid-free mylar cover. . The second printing of this classic work. . Rivers of America Series. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 406 pages. E7 Rinehart & Company 1947 2nd Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by Robert Fink 17571 
Price: 150.00 USD
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The Technological Value of the Sugar Beet Proceedings of the XIth Session of the Commission Internationale Technique De Sucrerie, Frankfurt 1960, Elsevier Publishing Company
8 Elsevier Publishing Company The Technological Value of the Sugar Beet Proceedings of the XIth Session of the Commission Internationale Technique De Sucrerie, Frankfurt 1960
A few small light stains to top page ends, no other defects. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. Printed on coated paper, bound in green cloth with bright gilt titles to spine. . 26 scholarly papers on various aspects of the topic. Texts are given in English, French, or German. Scarce. . Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 319 pages. G6 Amsterdam. Amsterdam Elsevier 1962 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 22276 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Gravity and the Organism, Gordon, Solon A. and Melvin J. Cohen, Eds.
9 Gordon, Solon A. and Melvin J. Cohen, Eds. Gravity and the Organism
Dust jacket is rubbed at extremities with two short tears, faded spine, now protected by fresh mylar cover. Covers of book have a few scuff marks, blacked-out owner name to first endpaper. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Thirty-nine scholarly papers address aspects of the general subject. Profusely illustrated with photos and drawings. Papers from the 1967 interdisciplinary symposium on the influence of gravity on living matter, sponsored by the National Academy of Science and NASA. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 474 pages. H1 University of Chicago Press 1971 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 25784 
Price: 16.50 USD
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Manual of the Grasses of the West Indies  (Misc. Publication No. 243), Hitchcock, A. S.
10 Hitchcock, A. S. Manual of the Grasses of the West Indies (Misc. Publication No. 243)
Green buckram covers are scuffed and rubbed, pages slightly yellowed. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . An important reference guide, profusely illustrated. Formerly property of the Corporacion Boliviana de Fomento, with its stamp on the first endpaper. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 439 pages. L5 Washington DC. Washington DC U. S. Department of Agriculture 1936 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 24040 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Indigenous Peoples: Living and Working Conditions of Aboriginal Populations in Independent Countries, International Labour Office
11 International Labour Office Indigenous Peoples: Living and Working Conditions of Aboriginal Populations in Independent Countries
Minor spotting to page ends, no other defects. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. Bound in gray buckram. . A major study of the living and working conditions of the indigenous peoples of the world, circa 1950. Includes 24 photographic plates, 49 tables, ten maps and extensive bibliographies. A beautiful copy. . Studies and Reports, New Series No. 35 Series. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 628 pages. C1 International Labour Office 1953 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 28748 
Price: 40.00 USD
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12 Kuo-Feng, Hua LET THE WHOLE PARTY MOBILIZE FOR A VAST EFFORT TO DEVELOP AGRICULTURE AND BUILD TACHAI-TYPE COUNTIES THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY
Paper covers are a little dinged, lightly creased. . Tachai was a model community for agricultural production and modernization during China's cultural revolution. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 72 pages. B3 Peking. Peking Foreign Languages Press 1975 Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 21041 
Price: 7.50 USD
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The Flowering of Man:  A Tzotzil Botany of Zinacantan, in Two (2) Volumes [Vols. I & II], Laughlin, Dennis E. Breedlove & Robert M.
13 Laughlin, Dennis E. Breedlove & Robert M. The Flowering of Man: A Tzotzil Botany of Zinacantan, in Two (2) Volumes [Vols. I & II]
Light rubbing to extremities, light creasing along spines. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Printed on coated paper, illustrated with b/w photos, figures, tables. A handsome copy of the first edition. This is NOT the abridged edition. Two volumes. . Smithsonian Contributions to Anthropology, Number 35 Series. Trade PB. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 706 pages. G4 Smithsonian Institution 1993 1st Edition Softcover Very Good+ 29694 
Price: 125.00 USD
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Onion Avenue, McNab, Nora Stangland
14 McNab, Nora Stangland Onion Avenue
No defects. Pages are crisp, tight, book appears unread. Women and life on an onion farm in northern Indiana in the late 1930s. Glossy pictorial cover, 208p. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED by author on half title page. . Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Signed by Author. H4 Minot, ND. Minot, ND North American Heritage Press 1991 Softcover Fine 14171 
Price: 16.50 USD
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A Handbook of British Flowering Plants, Melderis, Dr. A. / Bangerter, E. B. , Eds.
15 Melderis, Dr. A. / Bangerter, E. B. , Eds. A Handbook of British Flowering Plants
Jacket has light rubbing to extremities, laminate is just beginning to peel at back cover, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Corner of first free endpaper has been clipped. Binding is tight, pages are crisp and unmarked, the book appears unread. An attractive copy. . A major work, this book has 24 color plates, each depicting ten plants, and 220 line diagrams. Maroon cloth covers with bright gilt titles. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 359 pages. H1 NY. NY Abelard-Schuman 1959 1st US Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket 22341 
Price: 11.50 USD
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Report of the Secretary of Agriculture, 1890, Secretary Of Agriculture [United States of America]
16 Secretary Of Agriculture [United States of America] Report of the Secretary of Agriculture, 1890
Light scuffing and soil to black cloth covers, slightly sunned and dulled gilt titles to spine. Page ends are darkened. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Consists of 21 separate reports by the Secretary, Assistant Secretary, Division Chiefs, and Special Agents. Topics treated include silk reeling; agricultural statistics on corn, wheat, and cotton production; edible mushrooms; various plant diseases; several fruits and much more. Includes 46 plates, 14 in full color. . Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 612 pages. H1 Washington DC. Washington DC Government Printing Office 1890 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 25790 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Nature's Wonderland, Sellars, David Kelly & William Mayne Longnecker & Mamie Eppler
17 Sellars, David Kelly & William Mayne Longnecker & Mamie Eppler Nature's Wonderland
Green cloth covers are a little rubbed at extremities, owner bookplate on first endpaper, no other defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. This is a beautiful copy. . A gorgeous and authoritative introduction to science for older children, beautifully illustrated by b/w line drawings and many full color illustrations which are probably done in colored pencil. This is the first edition hardcover, not the later paperback reprint. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 363 pages. T6 Dallas. Dallas Southern Publishing Co 1938 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 27831 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Farm Crops: Judging, Identification and Grading, Staten, Hi W. ; Melvin D. Jones
18 Staten, Hi W. ; Melvin D. Jones Farm Crops: Judging, Identification and Grading
Slight sunning to spine, minor corner bump to front cover. Green cloth covers with silver titles. . Designed as a comprehensive textbook in judging and identification of farm crops and the training of judging teams in high schools and colleges. Glossary, bibliography, index. Illustrated with b/w photos. Printed on coated paper. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 251 pages. C1 Philadelphia. Philadelphia Blakiston Company 1951 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 24081 
Price: 16.50 USD
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Botanical Latin: History, Grammar, Syntax, Terminology, and Vocabulary, Stesrn, William T. & William T. Stearn
19 Stesrn, William T. & William T. Stearn Botanical Latin: History, Grammar, Syntax, Terminology, and Vocabulary
Dust jacket has very slight edgewear, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book has no defects; pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 566 pages. S5 David & Charles Publishers 1986 3rd Revised Edition. 3rd Printing Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 27284 
Price: 20.00 USD
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20 Turner, Paul They Did it in Indiana The Story of the Indiana Farm Bureau Co-Operatives
Cover is scuffed, slightly soiled, light edgewear, faded spine. Ex-library book has the usual marks, stamps, etc., but no card pocket. . 8 pages of plates. History of the Indiana Farm Bureau. . Ex-Lib. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 159 pages. B1 NY. NY Dryden Press 1947 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 17097 
Price: 16.50 USD
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