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Cane Sugar: A Text-Book on the Agriculture of the Sugar Cane, THe Manufacture of Cane Sugar and the Analysis of Sugar House Products; Together with a Chapter on the Fermentation of Molases., DEERR, Noel;
1 DEERR, Noel; Cane Sugar: A Text-Book on the Agriculture of the Sugar Cane, THe Manufacture of Cane Sugar and the Analysis of Sugar House Products; Together with a Chapter on the Fermentation of Molases.
Norman Rodger, Altrincham (Manchester.) 1911 1st ed 
Tall, approx 9.5 x 6 ins. In green cloth with gilt lettering and border edging to front and spine. In very good condition. Some rubbing to cloth and around edges. Some old minor worm damage to endpapers nr spine (effects only some pages to preface and index.) Some minor marks to pages else generally a clean and tight copy. sml tear corner p111. Neat inscription to front endpaper. 592pp +4pp cat. B&W diagrams. 22 plates, 11 in colour. 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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Most Happy Husbandman. Decorated by Bernard Reynolds., FEARON, ETHELIND:
2 FEARON, ETHELIND: Most Happy Husbandman. Decorated by Bernard Reynolds.
Macdonald and Co. 1946 1st edition. 
Size 5.75 x 8.75 inches. In yellow cloth covers with red lettering to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 301pp. With b/w woodcuts at chapter headings and footings. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Slightly rubbed and creased along edges with small chips and tears. Price clipped). Small address label to front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. The fictionalised story of a year on an Essex farm, a prose rhapsody of the English Countryside in the 1940s. 
Price: 11.00 GBP
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The Old English Farming Books from Fitzherbert to Tull 1523 to 1730, Fussell, G.E
3 Fussell, G.E The Old English Farming Books from Fitzherbert to Tull 1523 to 1730
Crosby Lockwood 1947 1st edition 
Original green cloth covers with gilt to spine. 141pp Prof ill.with b/w illustrations. Very good condition. Slight marks to front cover. Very mild foxing to front edge. A commentary on the books which had the most influence on the development of English farming. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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A Farmer’s Fifty Years in Lauderdale. Foreword by Sir Robert Greig., GIBB, Dr. Robert Shirra;
4 GIBB, Dr. Robert Shirra; A Farmer’s Fifty Years in Lauderdale. Foreword by Sir Robert Greig.
Oliver and Boyd. 1927 1st 
9x6 ins. Blue cloth with gilt to spine. In very good condition. Minor rubbing to corners. Neat inscription to endpaper with original bookseller label. A very clean and tight copy. 286pp. With frontis. 
Price: 36.00 GBP
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The Small Holding. The Country Handbooks Series., GREEN, F.E.:
5 GREEN, F.E.: The Small Holding. The Country Handbooks Series.
London. John Lane. The Bodley Head. 1908 1st edition. 
8vo. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With gilt vignette of plough to front. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded. Owner’s inscription to front endpaper. Slight browning to endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. 122pp. With b/w photographs, line drawings and plans. Published at the beginning of the 20th century, a book on how to run a small holding. With much practical advice based on experience. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Agricultural Tables: A new set of tables, for computing the weight of cattle by measurement: The quantity of hay in ricks; the value of land, &c.; the measurement of drains and dunghills. To which is now added a concise system of farm book-keeping., James Strachan
6 James Strachan Agricultural Tables: A new set of tables, for computing the weight of cattle by measurement: The quantity of hay in ricks; the value of land, &c.; the measurement of drains and dunghills. To which is now added a concise system of farm book-keeping.
Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh, 1854 9th edition 
Size 7.4 x 4.4 inches. Bound in original brown cloth with gilt. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing on edges, spine slightly sunned. Inside a few minor marks, else generally clean & tight. Historical essential 19th Century ready reckoner booklet for farmers to help calculate crop and animal yields for a myriad of uses and practical purposes, plus a simple book-keeping system devised by James Strachan of Fochabers. 116pp. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Victorian Farm. Rediscovering Forgotten Skills., LANGLANDS, ALEX / GINN, PETER / GOODMAN, RUTH:
7 LANGLANDS, ALEX / GINN, PETER / GOODMAN, RUTH: Victorian Farm. Rediscovering Forgotten Skills.
Pavilion. 2008 1st edition. 
Size 7.75 x 10.0 inches. In dark brown cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Pictorial endpapers. 288pp. With b/w and colour photographs and illustrations. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. Taken from the TV series of the same name, the three authors, two archaeologists and an historian, spent a year living and working on a farm in the same conditions as 1885, and using only tools and resources that would have been available in Victorian England. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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The Complete Farmer: Or, a general Dictionary of Husbandry in all its branches; containing the various Methods of cultivating and improving every species of land, according to the precepts of both the old and new husbandry. (&c., &c.) Illustrated with a great variety of Copper-Plates accurately engraved... The Fourth Edition, improved and enlarged., Members of the Society for the Encouragment of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce;
8 Members of the Society for the Encouragment of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce; The Complete Farmer: Or, a general Dictionary of Husbandry in all its branches; containing the various Methods of cultivating and improving every species of land, according to the precepts of both the old and new husbandry. (&c., &c.) Illustrated with a great variety of Copper-Plates accurately engraved... The Fourth Edition, improved and enlarged.
London, for; T. Longman, B. Law, G.G.J. and J. Robinson, T. Cadell, R. Baldwin, W. Otridge and W. Lowndes. 1793 (4th) 
Large hardback, approx 15 x 10 inches. In original full calf-leather binding; red morocco label lettered in gilt on spine, with decorative gilt banding. In very good condition. Extremities and boards rubbed, corners bumped/chipped. Front board is loose (split at front endpaper.) Endpapers a little darkened around edges, a couple of small marks. Title and frontis are very clean and bright, and inside pages very clean and tight throughout. There is one small tear to the bottom corner of penultimate page. Illustrated with 32 Copper-Engraved full-page Plates. 
Price: 350.00 GBP
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Manuring for Higher Crop Production., RUSSELL, E.J.:
9 RUSSELL, E.J.: Manuring for Higher Crop Production.
Cambridge University Press. 1916 1st edition. 
Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In brown cloth covers with black lettering to spine and front. 69pp. With b/w photographs, line drawings, graphs and tables. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened. Small mark to front. Slight browning to endpapers. Pencil inscription to front endpaper. Pencil calcularions to back endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. Published during the Great War, the book is designed to help farmers to increase their crop production. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Farming. Pictorial Cover By Arthur Rackham. With Illustrations by Lucy Kemp-Welsh. The Haddon Hall Library. Edited by the Marquess of Granby and Mr. George A. B. Dewar., TOD, W. M.; KEMP-WELCH, L.;
10 TOD, W. M.; KEMP-WELCH, L.; Farming. Pictorial Cover By Arthur Rackham. With Illustrations by Lucy Kemp-Welsh. The Haddon Hall Library. Edited by the Marquess of Granby and Mr. George A. B. Dewar.
London, J. M. Dent & Co. 1903 1st edition 
Hardback, approx 8 x 5.5 ins. Blue cloth with gilt decoration and lettering to spine and front. Decorative endpapers. top edges gilt. Gilt vignette to rear. In very good condition, some rubbing to edges and corners. Darkening to endpapers. Front tissue guard darkened, some darkening to title page, some areas of light foxing else a clean and tight copy. 268pp. Illustrated with a colour fontis, 7 b&w engraved plates, decorative chapter headings and tailpieces. Cover & Title Illustrations By Arthur Rackham. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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