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Roswell Garst: A Biography
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Roswell Garst: A Biography

By Lee, Harold

Ames, IA: Iowa State Univ. Press. Hardcover. 1984. 1st Edition. 8vo 310pp . Good+ in Very Good DJ. Inscribed by the author on front endpaper. Front cover has a small gouge on the bottom edge. Front endpaper slightly soiled. DJ is rubbed and lightly soiled . Garst was a major promoter of gybrid seed corn and advocate of East-West cooperation in agriculture. In the early 1940s Garst pioneered the intensive use of nitrogen fertilizer on corn, and by 1950 had demonstrated the efficiency of protein-enriched cellulose as cattle feed. This is the first comprehensive biography of Garst. Henry A. Wallace Series on Agricultural History .

$11.76

Robots Behind The Plow: Modern Farming and the Need for an Organic Alternative

By Allaby, Michael, and Allen, Floyd

Emmaus, PA: Rodale Press. Hardcover. 1974. 1st Edition. 8vo 182pp . Fine in Very Good DJ. B&W Photographs. DJ has some edgewear and a small chip at top edge of rear panel .

$8.82

The Chance To Survive: Rare Breeds in a Changing World
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The Chance To Survive: Rare Breeds in a Changing World

By Alderson, Lawrence

London: Cameron & Tayleur. Hardcover. 1978. 1st Edition. 8vo 192pp . Good in Very Good DJ. B&W and Color Photographs. This book was once in the Morther Earth News library. It has a property rubber stamp on all edges and on the front endpaper. A card pocket has been removed from the rear free endpaper with some slight skinning. DJ has some repaired damage at the bottom edge of the rear panel. Book is tight and clean. Examines the extinction and conservation of native British breeds of cattle, sheep, pigs, goats and horses .

$14.70

Agricultural Transport in Wales

By Jenkins, J. Geraint

Cardiff: Nat. Museum Of Wales. Hardcover. 1962. Thin 8vo 107pp . Very Good in Very Good DJ. B&W Illustrations Small, neat ink name Discusses an agricultural transport collection housed at the Welsh Folk Museum .

$29.40

Daniel Lee, Agriculturist: His Life North and South

By Coulter, E. Merton

Athens: Univ. Of Georgia Press. Hardcover. 1972. 1st Edition. 8vo 165pp . Fine in Fine DJ. Lee was a celebrated editor of agricultural journals whose passion in life was to advance scientific farming methods .

$23.52

An Introduction to Tropical Agriculture

By Tempany, Harold, and Grist, D. H

New York: Longmans, Green. Hardcover. 1958. 1st Edition. 8vo 347pp . Very Good in Good+ DJ. B&W Illustrations .

$23.52

The American Farm Tractor: A History of the Classic Tractor
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The American Farm Tractor: A History of the Classic Tractor

By Leffingwell, Randy

Osceola, WI: Motorbooks International. Hardcover. 1991. 1st Edition. 4to 192pp . Fine in Fine DJ. Color Photographs .

$29.40

Christmas Trees For Pleasure And Profit

By Chapman, A. G, and Wray, R. D

New Brunswick: Rutgers Univ. Press. Hardcover. 1979. 2nd Edition. 12mo 212pp . Very Good in Fine DJ. B&W Photographs .

$8.82

The Sea Against Hunger

By Idyll, C. P

New York: Thomas Y. Crowell. Hardcover. 1970. 1st Edition. 8vo 221pp . Very Good in Very Good DJ. B&W Illustrations Harvesting the oceans to feed a hungry world .

$11.76

Fruit Biology

By Kolesnikov, V. A. (Venedikt Andreevich)

Moscow: Mir Pubs.. Hardcover. 1966?. 8vo 338pp . Very Good in Good+ DJ. B&W Illustrations Bookplate, DJ edgeworn This book is part of a textbook on fruit growing written for Soviet agricultural colleges. The text is in English .

$23.52

Iron Will: Memories of Vintage Tractors from the Readers of Farm & Ranch Living Magazine

By Farm and Ranch Living Magazine

Greendale, WI: Country Books. Hardcover. 1997. 1st Edition. 4to . Fine with no DJ. Color Photographs Thick pictorial boards, issued without DJ .

$17.64

From Slaves to Squatters: Plantation Labor and Agriculture in Zanzibar and Coastal Kenya, 1890-1925

By Cooper, Frederick

New Haven: Yale Univ. Press. Hardcover. 1980. 1st Edition. 8vo 328pp .

$29.40

Years of Struggle: The Farm Diary of Elmer G. Powers, 1931-1936

By Grant, H. Roger, and L. Edward Purcell, Eds

Ames: Iowa State Univ. Press. Hardcover. 1976. 1st Edition. 8vo 158pp . Very Good in Very Good DJ. Stain at bottom of rear board. Inscribed by editor H. Roger Grant .

$17.64

An Introduction To Soil Science In The Southeast

By Welch, Charles D, and McCart, Gerald D

Chapel Hill: Univ. Of North Carolina. Hardcover. 1967. 3rd Printing. 8vo 280pp . Very Good with no DJ. B&W Illustrations .

$7.06

Cargoes and Harvests

By Peattie, Donald Culross

New York: D. Appleton & Co.. Hardcover. 1926. 1st Edition. 8vo 311pp . Very Good in Very Good DJ. Maps One corner slightly bumped, top edges dusty, DJ chipped Very scarce early Peattie title. It is about the exploration for and discovery of various cultivated plants such as rubber, opium, coffee, the potato, and tobacco. Contains a chapter titled " Tobacco--The Companionable Weed", pp. 215-238 .

$41.16

Hunger Signs in Crops: A Symposium
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Hunger Signs in Crops: A Symposium

By Hambridge, Grove, ed

Washington, DC: Am. Soc. Of Agronomy. Hardcover. 1941. Tall 8vo 327pp . Good with no DJ. B&W and Color Illustrations. Green cover cloth spotted and lightly soiled, shelfwear on bottom cover edges, ink owner's name on front endpaper, rubber stamped name on top of first three pages .

$29.40

The Heritage of Cotton: The Fibre of Two Worlds and Many Ages

By Crawford, M. D. C

New York: Grosset & Dunlap. Hardcover. 1924. Reprint. 8vo 244pp . Very Good in Very Good DJ. B&W Illustrations Attractive decorated cloth binding Originally published by Putnam's .

$23.52

Tarpleywick: A Century of Iowa Farming

By Taylor, Henry C

Ames: Iowa State Univ. Press. Hardcover. 1970. 1st Edition. Thin 8vo 134pp . Fine in Fine DJ. B&W Illustrations .

$23.52

Singing Valleys: The Story of Corn

By Giles, Dorothy

New York: Random House. Hardcover. 1940. 1st Edition. 8vo 361pp . Very Good in Good DJ. DJ edgeworn .

$17.64

English Husbandry From the Earliest Times to the Present Day

By Trow-Smith, Robert

London: Faber & Faber. Hardcover. 1951. 1st Edition. 8vo 239pp . Very Good in Good DJ. B&W Illustrations Examines the historical background against which the pattern of land use has grown up, and the paths along which modern farm practices, farm implements and farm livestock have evolved in the 4, 000 years since prehistoric man first cultivated the soil of Britain .

$23.52

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