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Cocoa. All about it.

By: "HISTORICUS:"

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston & Company Limited., 1896:

Seller ID: 78514


Hardback, Demy 8vo. approx 8.5 x 6.5 inches. Maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front, and decorative gilt banding to top and bottom of edges of boards, blind embossed on rear side. Dark grey endpapers. In very good condition. some fading to spine, some rubbing to corners and edges. Neat inscription to front free endpaper. Slight darkening to rear sides of grey endpapers. A couple of minor spots inside else inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. 100... View more info

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All About Coconuts. Fully Illustrated.

By: BELFORT, Roland: JOHANNES HOYER, Alfred:

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, The St. Catherine Press, 1914 1st:

Seller ID: 78519


Hardback, approx 9 x 5.5 inches. Light brown cloth with dark brown lettering to spine and front. In illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper. (DW edges chipped and torn with some minor loss along top and ends of spine. Darkened, rubbed, in protective sleeve.) Slight darkening to endpapers, a couple of very minor spots to pages, a couple of plates with some rubbing to edges, else a very clean and tight copy. With ‘Eastern Palm Estates... View more info

Image for 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.

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.

By: DEERR, Noel;

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Norman Rodger, Altrincham (Manchester.) 1911 1st ed:

Seller ID: 75383


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. View more info

Image for Most Happy Husbandman. Decorated by Bernard Reynolds.

Most Happy Husbandman. Decorated by Bernard Reynolds.

By: FEARON, ETHELIND:

Price: £11.00

Publisher: Macdonald and Co. 1946 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 70541


Size 5.75 x 8.75 inches. In yellow cloth covers with red lettering to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 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. 301pp. With b/w woodcuts at chapter headings and footings. The fictionalised story of a year on an Essex farm, a prose rhapsody of the English Countryside in the... View more info

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The Old English Farming Books from Fitzherbert to Tull 1523 to 1730

By: Fussell, G.E

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Crosby Lockwood 1947 1st edition:

Seller ID: 52266


Original green cloth covers with gilt to spine. Very good condition. Slight marks to front cover. Very mild foxing to front edge. 141pp Prof ill.with b/w illustrations. A commentary on the books which had the most influence on the development of English farming. View more info

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A Farmer’s Fifty Years in Lauderdale. Foreword by Sir Robert Greig.

By: GIBB, Dr. Robert Shirra;

Price: £36.00

Publisher: Oliver and Boyd. 1927 1st:

Seller ID: 75507


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. View more info

Image for Cacao, A Manual on the Cultivation and Curing of Cacao. Frontis of Cadbury Brother’s Estate in Trinidad.

Cacao, A Manual on the Cultivation and Curing of Cacao. Frontis of Cadbury Brother’s Estate in Trinidad.

By: HINCHLEY HART, John:

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Duckworth & Co., 1911 1st edition:

Seller ID: 78513


Hardback, 9 x 6 ins. Red cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. Blind embossed paneled front board and gilt line details to spine ends. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded and rubbed and nicked at ends, small bumps and minor rubbing to corners. Endpapers darkened with neat inscription to front. “Ralph Maw Rind, Jan 1918.” Some slight tanning to inside pages, small tear to edge of title page, else a very clean and tight copy. 323pp. (14pp is ad... View more info

Image for 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.

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.

By: James Strachan

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh, 1854 9th edition:

Seller ID: 74321


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. View more info

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Manuring for Higher Crop Production.

By: RUSSELL, E.J.:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press. 1916 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 73676


Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In brown cloth covers with black lettering to spine and front. 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. 69pp. With b/w photographs, line drawings, graphs and tables. Published during the Great War, the book is designed to help farmers to increase their crop production. View more info

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On The Cultivation of Flax; The Fattening of Cattle with Native Produce; Box-Feeding; and Summer-Grazing. Dedicated to the Landlords and Tenants of Great Britain and Ireland. Second Edition.

By: WARNES, John:

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, James Ridgway, 1847 2nd:

Seller ID: 79011


Hardback, 9 x 5.5 inches. Black cloth with gilt lettering to spine and lettering and decorative vignette to front. Blind embossed decoration on spine and both boards. Yellow endpapers. Speckled page edges. In good condition. Cloth partially split at ends of spine, some rubbing and mild soiling to cloth. Corners and edges bumped and rubbed. Neat inscription to front endpaper “Mr. Mainwaring, Church Farm 1863.” Front hinge slightly cracked. Some minor handling ... View more info