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Image for Cocoa. All about it.

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. 100pp. 3 coloured plates, folding frontis plate & many full-page illustrations and more within text. All text and illustrati... 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’ “Business as Usual” pamphlet loose in front. 201pp. 6pp cat. With 26 B&W full-page photo plates. View more info

Image for Wessex Country Tales The Memories of a Farmer’s Boy.

Wessex Country Tales The Memories of a Farmer’s Boy.

By: DUNFORD, Bernard:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Northants, Sporting & Leisure Press, 1992 1st:

Seller ID: 81614


Hardback, 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Glossy illustrated white boards with green lettering. Dark green endpapers. In very good near fine condition. Minor bump to top front corner of boards. Else all pages clean and tight throughout. A very clean and tight copy. 116pp. Illustrated with B&W photographs and drawings. 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 1940s. 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: £20.00

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: £100.00

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 adverts at rear.) With b&w photo plates and illustrations with in text. (64 total.) View more info

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The Science of Agriculture

By: LLOYD, Frederick James:

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co., 1884:

Seller ID: 81055


Hardback, 8.5 x 5.5 inches. In full black calf leather fine binding by “Bickers and Sons.” Gilt paneled boards and extensive gilt decoration to spine. Gilt vignette crest to front “Royal Agricultural College Cirencester.” Marbled page edges and endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners and boards, some light handling marks to boards. Prize label to front endpaper “Henry Chichester, 1888.” Binders stamp to corner of endpaper “Bickers and Son.” Inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. An excellent copy. 365pp. Illust... View more info

Image for The Rural Economy of the Glocestershire; Including its Dairy: Together with the Dairy Management of North Wiltshire; and the Management of Orchards and Fruit Liquor, in Herefordshire. In Two Volumes.

The Rural Economy of the Glocestershire; Including its Dairy: Together with the Dairy Management of North Wiltshire; and the Management of Orchards and Fruit Liquor, in Herefordshire. In Two Volumes.

By: MARSHALL, MR:

Price: £265.00

Publisher: Glocester & London, R. Raikes, for G. Nichol, 1789:

Seller ID: 80532


2 volumes. Hardback, 8.5 x 5.5 inches. In full tree-calf leather bindings, Red leather spine labels lettered in gilt, with gilt banding to spine. Plain endpapers and edges. In very good conditions. Corners slightly bumped, some minor rubbing to edges, small chip to numeric spine label on vol.1. Some rubbing to ends of spines. Map is very clean and crisp. Inside pages are very bright, clean and tight throughout. Some minor foxing spots to some pages in vol.2, else very clean and tight copies. 332 + 401pp. + index & adverts. Illustrated with a folding engraved map at the front of vol.1. Wil... View more info

Image for Handbook of Insects Injurious to Orchard and Bush Fruits. With Means of Prevention and Remedy.

Handbook of Insects Injurious to Orchard and Bush Fruits. With Means of Prevention and Remedy.

By: ORMEROD, ELEANOR A.:

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., 1898:

Seller ID: 82036


Hardback, Tall 8vo. 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Green cloth with gilt lettering to spine and vignette to front. Brown endpapers. In very good condition. Corners bumped, edges rubbed, small nicks to top end of spine, small split to bottom end. Neat inscription to half-title page, “H.G. Welchman, Nov 1902.” Some minor darkening to front tissue guard else inside pages all very clean, bright and tight. A very clean and tight copy. 286pp. With portrait frontis and b&w engraved illustrations in text. Insect pests and how to deal with them. Includes Cabbage White, carrot fly, Colorado beetle, w... View more info

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Manuring for Higher Crop Production.

By: RUSSELL, E.J.:

Price: £3.00

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

Image for Permanent and Temporary Pastures. With descriptions and coloured illustrations of leading natural grasses and clovers by Martin J. Sutton. Based on an essay published in the journal of the Royal Agricultural Society, Vol.XXII. part II by Martin Hope Sutton.

Permanent and Temporary Pastures. With descriptions and coloured illustrations of leading natural grasses and clovers by Martin J. Sutton. Based on an essay published in the journal of the Royal Agricultural Society, Vol.XXII. part II by Martin Hope Sutton.

By: SUTTON, Martin:

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London, Hamilton, Adams, & Co. 1887 (2nd.ed.):

Seller ID: 79997


Hardback, Tall 8vo. 10 x 7 inches. Olive green cloth with blind-paneled and beveled-edge boards, and gilt lettering to spine. Black endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners, some minor handling marks to cloth. Endpapers possibly later. Some minor foxing to half-title. A couple of pages have darkened/rubbed edges, and look to be replaced/rebound. Else a very clean and tight copy. Plates clean and bright. 23 beautiful full-page colour plates; 176 pp + 2pp cat. View more info

Image for Herding a Hill Hirsel How to do it and how not to do it. Prize essays reprinted from “The Scottish Farmer and Farming World and Household.”

Herding a Hill Hirsel How to do it and how not to do it. Prize essays reprinted from “The Scottish Farmer and Farming World and Household.”

By: VARIOUS:

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Glasgow, The Scottish Agricultural Publishing Co. 1929 1st thus:

Seller ID: 80877


Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. Blue cloth with gilt lettering to front. In very good condition. Cloth is a little soiled with some rubbing to edges, corners slightly bumped, light mark to rear board. Endpapers with some slight darkening, neat inscription to front “W.M.Hames.” Otherwise inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. A very scarce book. (Penciled in front is a small note; “It took many years of searching and advertising before I found a copy, JMA.”) 104pp. View more info

Image for The Farmer’s Magazine 1800-1803 A Periodical Work, Exclusively Devoted to Agriculture, and Rural Affairs 1800 - 1803. In Four Volumes. The Fifth Edition.

The Farmer’s Magazine 1800-1803 A Periodical Work, Exclusively Devoted to Agriculture, and Rural Affairs 1800 - 1803. In Four Volumes. The Fifth Edition.

By: VARIOUS: Constable:

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Archibald Constable, 1845:

Seller ID: 80051


4 vols. Hardback, Tall 8vo. approx 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Bound in full speckled calf leather bindings. Raised and gilt banding to spines, light brown leather labels lettered in gilt, with small circular dark green numbered labels. Plain endpapers. In very good conditions. Spines darkened and rubbed, edges rubbed, corners slightly bumped. Some minor handling marks to boards, small surface chip to vol.3. Inscriptions to endpapers “Helen Begg,” & “John E Robinson,” with another inscription to title pages “Wills. Mune.” Some minor spots and handling mars, the od... View more info

Image for 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.

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: £20.00

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 marks else inside pages very clean and tight throughout. 362pp. Small B&W illustrations and diagrams in text, with 9 full... View more info