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  AGRICULTURE, ECOSYSTEMS & ENVIRONMENT. An International Journal for Scientific Research on the Relationship of Agriculture and Food Production to the Biosphere. Amsterdam: Elsevier Science Pub., 1984-1988. 27 issues. Small 4to. Vol 12-21 + Vol 24, a special issue titled Biological Interactions in Soil. Several issues missing: Vol. 12, No 1; Vol 18, No. 1&4; Vol 20, No 2 and Vol.21, 1&2. Magazine format. Ex-lib., else a very good set. $ 135.00

TOWARDS LIVESTOCK DISEASE DIAGNOSIS AND CONTROL IN THE 21ST CENTURY. Proceedings of an International Symposium on Diagnosis and Control of Livestock Diseases Using Nuclear and Related Techniques. Vienna: International Atomic Energy Agency, 1998 8vo 602 pp. Ilus from photographs, 1 colour plate, charts and tables; disease distribution maps. Wrappers. Covers a bit scuffed but a very good sound copy. Symposium jointly organized by the FAO & the IAEA, $ 30.00

Ahlgren, Gilbert H., Glenn C. Klingman & Dale E. Wolf PRINCIPLES OF WEED CONTROL. New York: Wiley & Sons, (1951). 8vo. vii + 368 pp. Illus. from photos; line drawings. Green cloth. Ink name on front paste down. Faded along front edges, light foxing to prelims, else very good in d/w a bit soiled and worn. This gives an interesting insight into the present problems the world is experiencing with pesticides. Wolf is from Dupont. $ 17.50

Anderson, Allan REMEMBERING THE FARM. Memories of Farming, Ranching and Rural Life in Canada, Past and Present. Toronto: Macmillan (1978), Reprint. 8vo xvi+287 pp. Illus from photos. Blue boards. Very good in like dustwrapper. $ 15.00

Belanger, Jerome THE HOMESTEADER'S HANDBOOK TO RAISING SMALL LIVESTOCK. Emmaus, Pa: Rodale Press (1974) 26th printing. 8vo x+246 pp. Illus from photos and line drawings; diagrams of pens. Brown boards. Spine tips and corners slightly bumped. Very good in like dustwrapper. Covers sheep, goats, pigs and various types of poultry. $ 20.00

Belanger, Jerome D. RAISING THE HOMESTEAD HOG. Emmaus: Rodale, 1977. 3rd ptg. 8vo. xiii+226 pp. Illus from photos and drawings throughout. Brown boards. A little used, still very good in like dustwrapper. $ 13.50

Canadian Breeders Sales SELECTED CANADIAN-BRED YEARLINGS to be Offered for Sale in the Woodbine Sales Pavilion. September 7, 1999. Etobicoke: Canadian Breeders Sales, 1999. Sm 8vo. Some 190 yearlings offered. Card covers. Lightly used, still very good. C$12.00

Caesar, Lawson INSECTS TROUBLESOME TO THE HOME. Toronto: Ontario Dept of Agriculture, 1941. Bulletin 416. 8vo. 52 pp. Illus from photos. Paper wraps. Some chipping to back pages, light soiling, else very good. Includes descriptions and remedies. $ 10.00

Card, Fred, W. BUSH-FRUITS. A Handbook of Raspberries, Blackberries, Dewberries, Gooseberries, Currants, Blueberries, and Other Small-Fruits. NY: Macmillan, 1925. Revised edition. Sm 8vo. xvi+411 pp. 16 plates from photos. Drawings. Green cloth; spine lettering gilt. Minor shelf wear, else near fine. $25.00

Chambers, J. D. & G. E. Mingay. THE AGRICULTURAL REVOLUTION 1750- 1880. London: Batsford, (1966). 8vo. vii + 222 pp. Maps and figures. Grey cloth. Ink name on ffep and a few pencil marks on intro. pp., else about fine in d/w lightly worn at spine tips and corners. "Fabric of British History" series. $ 30.00

Chihabi & Ahmad Sh. Al-Khatib, ed. CHIHABI'S DICTIONARY OF AGRICULTURAL AND ALLIED TERMINOLOGY. English- Arabic. With an Arabic- English Glossary. Beirut: Librairie du Liban, [ca 1980]. 4to. xv + 907 pp. Illus. Green boards. Near fine in like dustwrapper. $ 100.00

Childers, Norman F., editor and contributor. THE STRAWBERRY. Varieties, Culture, Pests and Control, Storage, Marketing. Proceedings and Added Information from The National Strawberry Conference. St. Louis, Missouri, 1980. Gainesville: Horticulural Pub, 1981. 4to. xii+514 pp. Illus from drawings, tables and photos. Pictorial card covers. A very good copy. $ 40.00

Chupp, Charles and Arden F. Sherf. VEGETABLE DISEASES AND THEIR CONTROL. N.Y.: Ronald Press (1960). 8vo v+693 pp. Illus from photos. Green cloth. A very good copy. $ 20.00

Clark, Geo. H., Seed Commissioner WEEDS AND WEED SEEDS. Illustrated and Described with Notes on Seed Cleaning. Department of Agriculture. Bulletin No. 137. New Series. Ottawa: J.O. Patenaude, 1935. Revised. First issued in 1911. 8vo. 78 pp. Illus from drawings and tables. Printed wraps. Rubber stamp to top cover. Browning to edges and light shelfwear. A very good copy. $ 12.00

Clark, George H. & James Fletcher FARM WEEDS OF CANADA. With Illustations by Norman Criddle. Ottawa: Department of Agriculture, 1923. Second Edition, revised and enlarged. 4to 192 pp. Illus from 76 chromolithograph plates. Plate 33 repeats itself instead of having plate 32. Grey cloth, lettering gilt. Covers a bit shaken, else an exceptionally nice clean copy. $ 85.00

Clark, Geo. H. & M. Oscar Malte, with water colour illus by Norman Criddle FODDER AND PASTURE PLANTS. Ottawa: F.A. Acland, 1923. Reprint of the 1913 first edition. Small 4to. 143 pp. 27 full page chromolithograph colour plates. Drawings in text. Green textured cloth boards. Spine and cover lettering and vignette gilt. Bit of foxing to foredge and top edge; glue cracked at spine centre but binding is firm. A nice bright copy. $ 60.00

Conn, George H. SOME DISEASES OF CATTLE. NY: Orange Judd, 1948. 8vo. 176 pp. Illus from photos and drawings. Green cloth. Spine a bit spotted, else very good. $ 12.50

Darrow, George, M. THE STRAWBERRY. History, Breeding and Physiology. N.Y.: Holt, Rinehart and Winston (1966) Roy 8vo xvi + 447 pp. Intro by H. A. Wallace. Illus from photos and early representations of stawberries in art, most in colour. Diagrams, tables and maps. Green cloth. Faint stain on front free endpaper, else near fine in rubbed pictorial dustwrapper with 3/4 " tear to front panel. $ 50.00

Davis, Malcolm B. and H. Hill NITROGEN, PHOSPHORIC ACID AND POTASH STARVATION AT DIFFERENT STAGES OF THE GROWTH OF FRAGARIA. Ottawa: Dept of Agriculture, 1928. Pamphlet No. 96 - New Series. 8vo. 8 pp + 3 colour plates from water colour drawings by Faith Fyles. Wraps. Minor shelfwear and bit of foxing to title page, else near fine. $ 10.00

Delacour, Dr. Jean PHEASANT BREEDING AND CARE. N.J:T.F.H. Pub., 1978. Fifth edition, revised and expanded. Sm 8vo. 192 pp. Illus from photos and drawings. Pictorial boards. About fine. $ 15.00

Desboro Agricultural Society DESBORO AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. 1858-1983. 125 Years of Service. Hepworth: Fenton, 1983. 4to. 103 pp. Illus throughout from photos and documents. Green boards. A near fine copy. $18.50

Dominion Short-Horn Breeders' Association. THE DOMINION SHORT-HORN HERD BOOK, CONTAINING THE PEDIGREES OF SHORT-HORN CATTLE BOTH IMPORTED AND AMERICAN BRED. Chiefly Old Cattle. Toronto: Dominion Short-Horn Breeders' Association, 1886-87. 8vo. l+738 pp. 3/4 leather and black pebble cloth with spine covered with black duct tape, still very sound. Marbled endpapers and edges. Corners rubbed. Contents very good or better. $125.00  

Duckham, A. N. & G. B. Masefield FARMING SYSTEMS OF THE WORLD. N.Y.: Praeger (1969) 8vo, 542 pp. About fine. $ 25.00

Duhamel du Monceau A PRACTICAL TREATISE OF HUSBANDRY: Wherein are contained, many Useful and Valuable Experiments and Observations in the New Husbandry, Collected During a Series of Years, by the Celebrated M. Duhamel du Monceau, ... London: J. Whiston and B. White, 1759. 4to. xxiv + 491 + [9] pp. ...Also, The most approved Practice of the best English Farmers, in the Old Method of Husbandry. 6 copper-plates, four of which are folding + 1 fold-out table. Decorated initial pages to each of the four Parts and one tailpiece. Beautifully rebound in full antiqued brown calf in the 18c. style. Gilt dentelle rules on boards; raised bands with gilt decoration. Original leather spine label. New endpapers and blanks. Foredge of title page has been reinforced with archival tape. Some offsetting between plates and opposing text pages. A very handsome copy. $ 800.00

Dukes, H.H. THE PHYSIOLOGY OF DOMESTIC ANIMALS. With a Chapter on Physicochemical Basis of Physiological Phenomena by E.A.Hewitt.... Ithaca: Comstock, (1964). Seventh Edition. 5th ptg. 8vo. xii+1020 pp. Illus. Blue cloth. Front free endpaper removed, else very good. $ 18.50

Ewart, Dr. J. Cossar THE MULTIPLE ORIGIN OF HORSES AND PONIES. Washington: Govenment Printing Office, 1905. 8vo. Pages 437-455. Illus from drawings and photos. Stapled wraps. Spine reinforced with archival tape. A nice clean copy, fragile. $15.00

Exmoor Pony Society THE STUD BOOK OF THE EXMOOR PONY SOCIETY. Exmoor: Exmoor Pony Society, 1970. 2nd Edition. 8vo. Unpaginated. A couple of show results inserted. Boards. A very good copy. $ 45.00

Fleischmann, W. THE BOOK OF THE DAIRY. A Manual of the Science and Practice of Dairy Work. Trans from the German by C. M. Aikman & R. P. Wright London: Blackie, 1896. 8vo. 344 pp. Blue decorated cloth. Some wear and soiling, but a nice copy. $ 65.00

Fraser, Allan THE BULL Reading: Osprey (1972) Sm 4to 207 pp. Profusely illus from photos in colour and b&w. Ivory linen boards with gilt stamped vignette on top board and gilt spine lettering. Pictorial endpapers. Some light foxing to top edge, else about fine in very good pictorial d/w. $ 27.50

Fuller, Andrew S. THE GRAPE CULTURIST. A Treatise on the Cultivtion of the Native Grape. NY: Judd, 1920. Sm 8vo. viii+282 + 11 pp publisher's adverts. Illus throughout from engravings. Green cloth; spine lettering gilt. Foxing to endpapers and edges, spine tips rubbed, else a nice bright copy. $20.00

Gilbertson & Page, Editor. PHEASANT REARING AND PRESERVATION. Hertford: Gilbertson & Page, [1926]. 8vo. viii+207 pp. xi pp of adverts at rear. Illus from photos. Purple cloth; lettering and cover vignette gilt. Ink inscription on front endpaper. Some light wear, still a very good copy. $35.00

Gill, Khem Singh LINSEED. New Delhi: Indian Council of Agriculture Research, (1987). Reprint. 8vo. x+386 pp. Illus from photos, figures and tables. Brick coloured cloth. Sticker on front free endpaper. Front hinge starting and reinforced with archival tape, else a very good, clean copy in dustwrapper which has been attached to pastedowns. $ 30.00

Gilmore, Lester Odell DAIRY CATTLE BREEDING Chicago: Lippincott (1952) 8vo 604 pp. Illus. Very good copy. $ 25.00

Good, W.C. FARMER CITIZEN. My Fifty Years in the Canadian Farmers' Movement. Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1958. 8vo. xiv+294 pp. Orange cloth. Ink name on front free endpaper, else near fine in very good dustwrapper with small chip from head of spine. $ 18.50

Great Britain. Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries DISEASES OF POTATOES. London: H. M. Stationery Office, 1938-39. 8vo. ca. 90 pp. of separately paginated leaflets screw-bound into stiff green card. Illus. from photos, 1 in colour. Ink name on tp and ink additons to table of contents. else fine in slightly sunned wrapers with a short tear to front panel and v ery small chip to spine tip. Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (U.K.) Collected Leaflets No. 3. Contains all 16 Advisory Leaflets listed in table of contents, plus additional ones on diseases of tomatoes and onions. $ 30.00

Grigg, D. B. AGRICULTURAL SYSTEMS OF THE WORLD. An Evolutionary Approach Cambridge: Cambridge Univ Press (1980) Reprint. 8vo ix+358 pp. Illus from maps and tables. Wrappers. Very good copy. $ 20.00

Gunderson, Harald LIMOUSIN CATTLE IN CANADA. ...A Success Story. Altona, MB: Friesens Co., nd. For the Canadian Limousin Assoc., [2002]. 4to. 176 + 32pp Chronology of Limousin Breed History. Illus throughout from photos. Pseudo-suede brown covers, gilt stamped lettering. About fine. A history of the breed in Canada since its introduction in the 1960's. $ 50.00

Hall, Carl W. & Wallace C. Olsen, eds. THE LITERATURE OF AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING. Ithaca, Cornell University, (1992). 8vo. viii + 416 pp. Illus. from figures and tables. Grey cloth. A fine copy. $ 30.00

Hardeman, Nicholas P. SHUCKS, SHOCKS, AND HOMINY BLOCKS. Corn as a Way of Life in Pioneer America. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1981. 8vo. xii+271 pp. Illus from contemporary artwork and drawings by Linda M. Steele; map. Brown cloth boards. About fine in very good dustwrapper. $ 22.50

Harvey, Nigel THE FARMING KINGDOM. London: Turnstile Press, 1955. 8vo. xiv+178 pp. Brown boards. Foxing to endpapers. A very good copy. $ 15.00

Heath, Maurice E, Darrel S. Metcalfe & Robert F. Barnes. FORAGES. The Science of Grassland Agriculture, Third Edition. Ames: Iowa State University Pr., (1976). Third edition, fourth printing. Roy. 8vo. xiv+755 pp. Illus from photos, tables and maps. Green cloth. Ink name on front free endpaper; a very good copy, clean and sound. $ 20.00

Heath-Agnew, E. A HISTORY OF HEREFORD CATTLE AND THEIR BREEDERS. London: Duckworth, 1983. 8vo. xi+map+334pp. Illus throughout from photos, artwork and map. 4pp colour plates. Brown boards. Light stain to front free endpaper, else near fine in like dustwrapper. $ 65.00

Hurd, Louis M. MODERN POULTRY FARMING. N.Y.: Macmillan, 1956, 4th edition. Cr 8vo 575 pp. Illus from photos, charts and drawings. Grey cloth. Near fine in very good dustwrapper. $ 17.50

Ivie, G. Wayne & H. Wyman Dorough, eds. FATE OF PESTICIDES IN LARGE ANIMALS. NY: Academic Pr., 1977. 8vo. x+270 pp. Illus from tables and figures. Blue cloth. Ink stamp on endpapers, a very good copy. Papers from a symposium held in San Francisco in 1976. $ 25.00

Jahnke, Hans E. TSETSE FLIES AND LIVESTOCK DEVELOPMENT IN EAST AFRICA. A Study in Environmental Economics. NY: Humanities Pr., (1976). 8vo. 180 pp. Illus. from maps and tables. Yellow cloth. A very good copy. $ 30.00

Jenkins, Phil FIELDS OF VISION. A Journey to Canada's Family Farms. Toronto: M&S, 1991. 8vo. 267 pp. 32 pp of illus from colour photos. Blue boards. Fine in like dustwrapper. $ 15.00

Johnson, Mary Elizabeth, ed. TIMES DOWN HOME. 75 Years with "Progressive Farmer." Birmingham, Alabama: Oxmoor House (1978) 4to ix+205 pp. Copiously illus from photos and adverts from "Progressive Farmer" 1902-1978. 24 colour plates. Brown cloth. Fine in dustwrapper with tape repairs. $ 20.00

Kays, D. J. THE HORSE. Judging, Breeding, Feeding, Management, Selling. Revised Edition by John M. Kays. N.Y.: Arco (1977) 5th printing. 8vo 439 pp. Illus from photos and drawings; tables. Brown cloth. Previous owner's name blacked out on front free endpaper else very good in like dustwrapper. $ 18.50

Keeney, Mark H. COWPHILOSOPHY. The Art of Practical Dairy Practice. The Selection, Breeding, Feeding and Care of Dairy Cattle.... Lacona: Holstein-Friesan World, 1945. Second edition, revised and enlarged. Second printing. Sm 8vo. 275 pp. Illus from photos and tables. Red pebble cloth. Ink name on front free endpaper, else a very good copy. $30.00

Keith, James FIFTY YEARS OF FARMING. London: Faber (1954). 8vo 143 pp. Illus from photos. Brown cloth, spine lettering gilt. A near fine copy in like dustwrapper. $ 15.00

Kennedy, A. H. THE MINK IN HEALTH AND DISEASE. Toronto: Fur Trade Journal of Canada (1951). 8vo 307 + [3] pp. Illus from photos and paintings. Red cloth. A bit rubbed at extremities, glue cracked at spine, still a good sound copy. $ 20.00

Kerr, Barbara BOUND TO THE SOIL. A Social History of Dorset 1750-1918. N.Y.: Humanities Press (1968) 8vo xvii+287 pp. Illus from photos, illustrative head and tailpieces; drawings in text; maps. Green cloth. Fine in rubbed pictorial d/w. $ 35.00

Knox-Thompson, Elaine & Suzanne Dickens GUIDE TO RIDING AND HORSE CARE. American Edition NY: Howell, 1985. Reprint. Oblong 4to. 144 pp. Illus from drawings and photos. Green boards. Ink inscription on front free endpaper and stain at rear free endpaper, else very good in lightly worn dustwrapper. $ 17.50

Ladell, John and Monica. INHERITANCE. Ontario's Century Farms, Past & Present. Toronto: Macmillan, 1979. 8vo. xx+274+16 pp of illus from photos. Map endpapers. Brown boards. A very good copy in like dustwrapper. $ 18.50

Levy, Rachel, ed. CHEMISTRY OF IRRIGATED SOILS. N.Y.: Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., (1984). Roy 8vo xiii + 417 pp. Illus. from photos, charts and diagrams. Beige boards. Name stamp and number sticker on front pastedown. Boards a little rubbed, else a very good copy. Benchmark Papers in Soil Science Series. $ 35.00

Limburg, Peter R. FARMING THE WATERS N.Y.: Beaufort Books (1980) 8vo 223 pp. Profusely illus from photos and drawings. Black boards. Mark on bottom edge, else fine in about fine d/w with light edgewear. $ 20.00

Main Street Press, compiled by. Intro by Charles van Ravenswaay. THE COMPLEAT FARMER. A Compendium of Do-It-Yourself, Tried and True Practices for the Farm, Garden & Household. NY: Mayflower, (1979). Reprint of the 1975 edn published by Universe Books. 4to. 173 pp. Illus from 19th c. woodcuts and engravings. Yellow pictorial boards. Near fine in very good dustwrapper with light wear to top edge. Selections from The American Agriculturist. $ 20.00

Mansfield, Richard H. Edited by Robert H. Hastings. PROGRESS OF THE BREED. The History of U.S. Holsteins. Centennial Edition. Sandy Creek: Hostein-Fresian World, 1985. Lrg octavo. xx+362 pp. Illustrated throughout from photos; pedigrees. Blue cloth. About fine in near fine dustwrapper. $ 65.00

McCormick, Veronica A HUNDRED YEARS IN THE DAIRY INDUSTRY. A History of the Dairy Industry in Canada and the Events that Influenced it. 1867-1967. (Dairy Farmers of Canada, 1968). Sm. sq. 4to. iv+205 pp. Illus from photos. White boards. Near fine in very good dustwrapper with several short tears to edges. $ 25.00

Michurin, Ivan Vladimirovich SELECTED WORKS. Moscow: Foreign Languages Pub., 1949. Lrg 8vo. xx+496 pp. VII Colour plates. Illus from photos and drawings. Green board. Head of spine and corners bumped. A little used and shaken, interior clean and sound. Includes Michurin's theoretical and methodological works, pomological description of a number of varieties bred by him, etc. $25.00

Morrison, Frank B. FEEDS AND FEEDING. A Handbook for the Student and Stockman. Ithaca: Morrison Pub., 1951. 21st edition. 8vo. vi+1207 pp. Illus from photos and tables. Black cloth; spine lettering gilt. Minor shelfwear, else about fine. Presents the most important facts concerning nutrition, feeding, care and managment of the various classes of farm animals. $ 30.00

Moulton, Forest Ray, ed, LIEBIG AND AFTER LIEBIG. A Century of Progress in Agricultural Chemistry. Washington, D.C.: AAAS, 1942 4to [viii]+111 pp. Frontis photo and one other. Green cloth. Extremities worn, minor stain from binding glue on front free endpapers but a very good copy. Papers presented at the AAAS in 1940 in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the publi cation of Liebig's "Organic Chemistry in its Applications to Agriculture and Physiology." Includes a biography of Liebig and papers discussing his role in the exploration of chemistry of proteins, enzymes and fermentation, animal nutrition, plant n utrition and humus and mineral fertilizers. $ 30.00

New York Agricultural Experiment Station. Peter Collier, director. SUMMARY OF RESULTS OF EXPERIMENTS MADE IN THE MANUFACTURE OF CHEESE DURING THE SEASON OF 1892. Bound together with COMPARATIVE PROFITS DERIVED FROM SELLING MILK, BUTTER, CREAM AND CHEESE. Geneva, N.Y., Jan., 1893.; Geneva, N. Y., April 1895. 8vo. 663 + 26 + 21 pp. Illus. from charts and photos. Red pebbled cloth. Ink signature on ffep & small ink notation on front pastedown. Scratch and some browning to title page, else near fine. $ 35.00

Oldham, Chas. H. THE CULTIVATION OF BERRIED FRUITS ON GREAT BRITAIN. History, Varieties, Culture and Diseases. London: Crosby Lockwood (1946). Reprint 8vo. 374 pp + adverts. Very good in worn d/w. $ 25.00

Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies. A FAIR SHARE: A HISTORY OF AGRICULTURAL SOCIETIES AND FAIRS IN ONTARIO. 1792-1992. Peterborough, 1992. Published to celebrate the two hundredth anniversay of the founding of the first agricultural society in Ontario. Lrg 8vo. xii+288 pp. Illus from drawings, maps and photos. Green boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. $ 25.00

Ontario Teachers' Manual ELEMENTARY AGRICULTURE AND HORTICULTURE. Toronto: William Briggs, (1918). Cr. 8vo. x+200 pp. Illus from photos and tables. Blue cloth; lettering blindstamped. A very good copy. $ 15.00

Payne, Christiana TOIL AND PLENTY. Images of the Agricultural Landscape in England 1780-1890. New Haven: Yale Center for British Art, Yale University Press (1993) Roy 8vo xii+219 pp. Profusely illus from paintings and some photographs, in colour and b&w. Blue cloth. Very fine in like dustwrapper. This book accompanied the exhibition of the same name and includes descriptions of 115 items in the exhibition together with a commentary on the social and agricultural setting in which they were made. There are additional illustrations from paintings from other museums. It pointedly contrasts the idyllic appearance of most of the paintings with the real ities of life for agricultural workers of the period. $ 25.00

Peacock, Don BAREFOOT ON THE HILL. The Life of Harry Hays. Vancouver: Douglas& McIntyre, (1986). 8vo. 200 + 16 pp of illus from photos. Rose boards. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper. Near fine in like dustwrapper. $ 20.00

Petras, James F. & Robert LaPorte, Jr. CULTIVATING REVOLUTION. The United States and Agrarian Reform in Latin America. NY: Random House, (1971). 8vo. x + 469 pp. Illus for tables, charts and maps. Black cloth. Very good in like dustwrapper. $ 20.00

Phillips, Roger & Martyn Rix THE RANDOM HOUSE BOOK OF VEGETABLES. NY: Random, (1993). 4to. 192 pp. Illus from colour photos of over 650 vegetables. Pictorial card covers. A fine copy. " With details on the history, characteristics and cultivation of each plant." $ 20.00

Preston, T. R. & M. B. Willis INTENSIVE BEEF PRODUCTION. Second Edition. Oxford: Pergamon, 1982. Second edition, reprint. Lrg 8vo. xxiii+567pp. Illus from figures and tables. Card covers. First 35 pp and top cover quite used, else a sound and clean copy. $25.00

[Prince Edward Island] The Agricultural Historians. HISTORY AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE DAIRY INDUSTRY IN PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND. Self Published, [1977]. 4to. 104 pp. Illus from photos. Red leatherette boards; lettering gilt. About fine. $S25.00

Quinn, P. T. PEAR CULTURE FOR PROFIT. N.Y.: Orange Judd (1869) 12mo xviii+136 pp. Illus from engravings. Original maroon cloth, blind-stamped, lettering and pear vignette gilt. Ink name on ffep and small name stamp on fly-leaf. Cloth worn with some spotting, interior fine. A good sound copy. $ 35.00

Rhodes, Richard FARM. A Year in the Life of an American Farmer. NY: Simon and Schuster, 1989. BOMC. 8vo. 336 pp. Illus by Bill Greer. Black cloth spine and red boards. A very good copy in like dustwrapper. '..moving, inspirational, but also down-to-earth and instructive...' $ 15.00

Roberts, E. H., Ed. VIABILITY OF SEEDS. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1972. 8vo. ix + 448 pp. Illus. from photos, figures and tables. Green cloth. Light shelf wear, else about fine. $ 25.00

Robson, J. A.; Canadian National Live Stock Records THE CANADIAN HEREFORD HERD BOOK. Volume 14. Pedigrees 44335 to 47000. Ottawa: Canadian Hereford Breeders Association, 1923.l 8vo lii+291 pp. Brown pebble-grain cloth, lettering gilt. Cloth a bit worn at corners and edges, spine faded. A very good copy. In addition to the pedigree record, it gives a list of members of the Association, list of Tattoo Brands,and, most in teresting, the competition results from Agricultural Fairs all over the country from 1920, 1921, and 1922. $ 25.00

Rosenstein, Mark IN PRAISE OF APPLES. A Harvest of History, Horticulture & Recipes. Asheville: Lark Books, 1996. 2nd ptg. 4to. 176 pp. Illus from colour photos, drawings and charts. Beige boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. A chef's guide, gardener's companion, historian's sampler, and cidermaker's friend. $ 25.00

Sanders, John H., Barry I. Shapiro and Sunder Ramaswamy. THE ECONOMICS OF AGRICULTURAL TECHNOLOGY IN SEMIARID SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins, 1996. 8vo. xxiii+303 pp. Illus from maps, figures and tables. Rust boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. $ 20.00

Saunders, Wm. Department of Agriculture AGRICULTURAL COLLEGES AND EXPERIMENTAL FARM STATIONS. With Suggestions Relating to Experimental Agriculture in Canada. 1886 [bound with] CENTRAL EXPERIMENTAL FARM. Deptartment of Agriculture, Ottawa, Canada. BULLETIN No. 1-20. 1887-1894. Ottawa: Dept of Agriculture, 1886. Reprinted from the 1885 appendix of the Report. 8vo. 111pp + 20 bulletins with 20-30 pp each. Illus from drawings. Bound in brick coloured cloth; spine lettering gilt. Bump to bottom corner, else very good or better. Pages unevenly trimmed. Gouge at bottom edge of pages resulting in short tears to about 80 pp, not affecting text, else contents near fine. $235.00

Scanes, C. G., M. A. Ottinger, et al, eds. ASPECTS OF AVIAN ENDOCRINOLOGY; Practical and Theoretical Implications. Lubbock, Texas: Texas Tech University, 1982. 8vo 411 pp. Illus from photos, line drawings, table and charts. Green cloth. Minor rubbing to spine tips and corners else fine in edgeworn dustwrapper. $ 25.00

Shaw, Thomas CLOVERS AND HOW TO GROW THEM. New York: Orange Judd, 1908. Reprint. 8vo. x+349pp. 4 pp publisher's adverts. Illus from photos. Brown cloth; spine lettering gilt. Ink name/address to front endpaper, few small fox spots to foredge, else a bright, clean copy. $ 25.00

Snape, Andrew THE ANATOMY OF AN HORSE. A Faithful Reproduction of the 1683 Edition. NY: Howell, (1997). 4to. x + 371 pp. Illus from facsimile reproductions of anatomical drawings. Commentary by David W. Ramsey. Red cloth. A fine copy in near fine dustwrapper. $ 22.50

Sorensen, A. M., Jr. ANIMAL REPRODUCTON. Principles and Practices. New York: McGraw-Hill, (1979). 8vo. xvi + 496 pp. Illus. from photos and copious anatomical diagrams. Blue boards. Ink name on ffep, else very good in edge worn d/w. $ 25.00

Tait, Lyal TOBACCO IN CANADA. (T.H. Best Printing Co., 1968). 8vo. xii+560+12 pp of plates. Text illus; tables. Sponsored by The Ontarion Flue-Cured Tobacco Growers' Marketing Board. Tillsonburg, Ontario, Canada. Commemoration of Canada's Centenary. Orange boards. A bit of soiling and light foxing to edges, else fine in very good dustwrapper with minor soiling and edgewear. $ 25.00

Tamasi, J. ROOT LOCATION OF FRUIT-TREES AND ITS AGROTECHNICAL CONSEQUENCES. Budapest: Akademiai Kiado, 1986. 8vo. 199 pp. Illus. from photos drawings and tables. Pictorial boards. Small scuff to top board, else a near fine copy. $ 35.00

Tanner, Professor Henry FIRST PRINCIPLES OF AGRICULTURE. Toronto: Canada Pub., 1882. 18mo 95 pp. Red pebble cloth; black lettering. Some light foxing to endpapers. Boards rubbed, a very good sound copy. $30.00

Tisdale, Samuel L. & Werner L. Nelson SOIL FERTILITY AND FERTILIZERS. London: Macmillan, (1971). 2nd edn. 2nd ptg. 8vo. vii + 694 pp. Illus. form photos, diagrams and tables. Card board covers. Name stamp and numbers ticker on front pastedown, else very good. $ 18.50

Trew, Cecil G. THE ACCOUTREMENTS OF THE RIDING HORSE. London: Seeley, 1951. 4to. 160 pp. 64 plates from drawings. Brown cloth. Ink name on front endpaper and some light darkening to pages. A very good copy in worn dustwrapper with large piece missing from spine. $40.00

Vaughan, J. G. THE STRUCTURE AND UTILIZATION OF OIL SEEDS. London: Chapman & Hall, (1970). 8vo. xv + 279 pp. Many illus. from diagrams, line drawings and photos of microscopic views. Brown cloth. Ink name on ffep, else about fine in worn d/w with internal tape repairs. $ 20.00

Walden 2d, Howard T. NATIVE INHERITANCE. The Story of Corn in America. NY: Harper & Row, (1966). 8vo. xx + 199 + 24 pages of illus from photos & drawings. Green cloth. Light foxing to foredge & rubbing to spine tips, else a fine copy in near fine dustwrapper. $ 15.00

Wallace, Robert FARM LIVE STOCK OF GREAT BRITAIN. Fourth Edition. Edinburgh: Oliver and Boyd, 1907. Fourth Edition. Rewritten and Greatly Enlarged 8vo. xxxi+758 + 214 pp of plates from photos. Drawings in text; charts and tables. Red cloth; spine lettering gilt. Spine sunned and rubbed at tips. A very good copy, sound and clean. $ 350.00

Waring, Geo. E. Jr. DRAINING FOR PROFIT, AND DRAINING FOR HEALTH. NY: Orange Judd, 1884, Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged. 8vo. 252 pp. Illus from figures. Brown cloth; spine lettering and cover vignette gilt. Blind stamped decoration. Ink name/date on front endpapers. Wear to spine tips, else a nice bright copy $40.00

West, Geoffrey P., ed. BLACK'S VETERINARY DICTIONARY. Eleventh Edition. London: Adams & Charles Black, (1975). 11th Edn. 8vo. 853 pp. Illus from photos and drawings. Brown cloth. A good used copy. $ 15.00

Whyte, R.O., T.R.G. Moir and J.P. Cooper. GRASSES IN AGRICULTURE. Food and Agriculture Orginizaton Agriculture Studies. No. 42. Rome: FAO of the UN, 1968. 4th printing. 8vo. 417 pp. Illus from tables. Card covers. A very good sound copy. 20.00

Wilford, Allen FARM GATE DEFENSE. The Story of the Canadian Farmers Survival Association. Toronto: NC Press, 1984. 8vo. 243 pp. Illus from photos. Red boards. A very good copy in like dustwrapper. $ 17.50

Wood, Louis Aubrey A HISTORY OF FARMERS' MOVEMENTS IN CANADA. Toronto: University of Toronto Pr., 1975. 8vo. xxxiv+372 pp. Black boards. Near fine in very good dustwrapper. $ 20.00

Youatt, William SHEEP, THEIR BREEDS, MANAGEMENT, AND DISEASES. To Which is Added, The Mountain Shepherd's Manual. New Edition London: Robert Baldwin, 1856. 8vo. viii+36+568 pp. Illus from figures and tables. Blind stamped green cloth; gilt spine lettering. Contemporary ink signature on front pastedown and title page. Some age wear, a very good copy. $ 225.00

Young, Arthur THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF ARTHUR YOUNG WITH SELECTIONS FROM HIS CORRESPONDENCE. Edited by M. Bentham-Edwards. London: Smith & Elder, 1898. 8vo x+480 pp. Illus. including facsimile letter. Portrait frontis. Brown cloth, gilt lettering. Endpapers browned, foxing to prelims, inner leaves cracked at hinges. A good bright copy. $ 60.00

[Young] Gazley, John G. THE LIFE OF ARTHUR YOUNG, 1741-1820 Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 1973. Roy 8vo xvi+727 pp. Green cloth. Fine in d/w which is worn and torn at corners. $ 65.00