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The Story About Ping (1933 Viking Press 1st Ed. W/dj) by Flack, Marjorie


From Mary Riversong


The art of hatching and bringing up domestick fowls of all kinds, at any time of the year. Either by means of the heat of hot-beds, or that of common fire. By M. de Reaumur ... by REAUMUR, Rene Antoine Ferchault de

1750 1st ed Reaumur Art of Hatching Fowl BIRDS Chicken Farming Poultry Eggs Rene-Antoine Reaumur's 'The Art of Hatching and Bringing up Domestic Fowl' is a one of the best treatises on raising and keeping large birds. Reaumur, more known for his work as ...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


Burnham's new poultry book : a practical treatise on selecting, housing and breeding domestic fowls, and raising poultry and eggs for market by BURNHAM, George P

1871 1ed Burnham New Poultry Book Chicken Breeding Turkey Illustrated Farming In the second half of the 19th-century, there was an increased interest in domesticating poultry in America. A number of works were published on the matter; however, none more ...

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The James Way; A book showing how to build and equip a practical up to date Dairy Barn . Catalogue 17, 1914

Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin: The James Manufacturing Co., 1915. RARE. paginated 5-255, with numerous black and white photographs and blue and white building plans. Original paper covered boards, printed paper label with cow front cover, Near Fine, 1/4" loss ...

From Dale Steffey Books


Dairy Farming, being the theory, practice and methods of dairying. By J.P. Sheldon. Assisted by leading authorities in various countries. by SHELDON, John P

1880 1ed Dairy Farming by Sheldon Agriculture Cattle Color Illustrated Milk Cows John Sheldon's 'Dairy Farming' is one of, if not the most important late 19th-century British treatises on farming and maintaining dairy cattle. This book covers a variety o...

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Histoire naturelle, générale et particulière. Tome Septieme. by BUFFON, Georges Louis Lecrec

1769 Buffon Illustrated DOGS Cats Deer Angora Sheep Goats Animals Natural History "Virtually all the well-known writers of the Enlightenment were 'Buffonians'" ― Ernst Mayer The monumental work by Comte de Buffon, "Histoire Naturelle," was fascinatin...

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Domesticated Animals, popularly considered by MUDIE, Robert

1870 1ed Domesticated Animals Mudie FARMING Agriculture Horses Color Illustrated Robert Mudie was a 19th-century English journalist who took a special interest in ornithology and domesticated animals. This interest developed into several books on birds a...

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THE ALPACA Its Naturalization in the Briish Isles Considered as a Natural Benefit and as an Object of Immediate Utility to the Farmer and Manufacturer. by WALTON, William.:

Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1844.. FIRST EDITION 1844, small 8vo, approximately 175 x 110 mm, 7 x 4¼ inches, frontispiece with loose tissue guard, engraved title, pages: iv including letterpress title, 1-199 plus 4 pages of adverts...

From Roger Middleton


Facts and Observations Relative to Sheep, Wool, Ploughs, and Oxen: in which the importance of improving the short-wooled breeds of sheep, by a mixture of the merino blood, is demonstrated from actual practice: by Somerville, John, Lord

London: John Harding, 1809. Third edition, enlarged. Illustrated with an engraved frontispiece and eight engraved plates (of which three are folding), one plate is slightly shaved by the binder, octavo, pp 6, 256, + a 36 page publisher's catalogue of...

From Mike Park Ltd


Profits in poultry : useful and ornamental breeds, and their profitable management. by FERRIS, T.M.; WELD M

1886 Profits in Poultry Chicken Breeding Turkey Ducks FARMING Agriculture A rare, late 19th-century historical account on poultry. This work, by Ferris and Weld, covers aspects of raising chickens, building chicken houses and coops, the market for eggs,...

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The Complete Grazier: or, Gentleman and Farmer's Directory. Containing the best instructions for buying, breeding and feeding cattle, sheep and hogs, and for suckling lambs. A description of the particular symptoms, commonly attending the various distempe by Written by a Country Gentleman, and originally designed for private use

Opposite Burlington House, in Picadilly, London: J. Almon, 1767. Second edition. 12mo, two-page publisher's list, half-title, title page, xii, 252, slight age-toning but exceptionally clean and tight internally, endpapers unevenly browned, full contem...

From Mike Park Ltd


Harold At The North Pole (1958, Harper And Bros. 1st Edition W Dj) by Johnson, Crockett

Harold At The North Pole (HARPER & BROTHERS 1958 1st Ed. W/ original Dj) FIRST EDITION, 1958. Exlib. Good Condition/ Good Unclipped Dust jacket. Original price $2.50. Missing front free endpaper. Clean. Please see our photos. RARE/SCARCE. ...

From Mary Riversong


The People's Farm and Stock Cyclopedia by Waldo F. Brown

Wonderfully illustrated, nice condition copy of "The People's Farm and Stock Cyclopedia" by Waldo F. Brown. 1891; N. Wilson & Company; Boston. Two Volumes in one (complete in one volume) - "new edition, revised and enlarged". The book features nearly 400 ...

From CraigsClassics


The Principles of Breeding: or, Glimpses at the Physiological Laws Involved in the Reproduction and Improvement of Domestic Animals by Goodale, S.L

Boston: Crosby, Nichols, Lee and Company, 1861. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR at front end page - "To Hon. Simon Brown with the regards of The Author". Simon Brown was the 21st Lt. Governor of Massachusetts, serving from 1855-56. He was also a printer an...

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