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cover of ANIMAL BASE FERTILIZERS  [pocket notebook]

ANIMAL BASE FERTILIZERS [pocket notebook]

by Reichard, Robert A.

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1952
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Allentown, Pennsylvania: Robert A. Reichard, 1952. First Edition. Softcover. Fine. (17)pp text, 31pp of unused pages for memoranda; 8 photographs of farmers in their fields, birdseye views of office and plant inside covers. The text includes: features on successful farmers; soil conditions for various crops; plant food requirements; etc. Bound… Read more
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cover of REICHARD'S RECORDS OF BUMPER CROPS FOR THE PAST SEASON:  What the Winners Have to Say

REICHARD'S RECORDS OF BUMPER CROPS FOR THE PAST SEASON: What the Winners Have to Say

by Reichard, Robert A.

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Published
1938
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Allentown, PA: Robt. A. Reichard, Inc, 1938. First Edition. Softcover. Fine. (24)pp, including nine unused leaves for memoranda; 16 illustrations from photographs. Bound in pictorial stiff wrappers, 5.75" x 2.75" [Unrecorded by OCLC.].
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cover of THE NEW TOBACCOLAND, U.S.A.  Right Combination.  World's Best Tobaccos

THE NEW TOBACCOLAND, U.S.A. Right Combination. World's Best Tobaccos

by North Carolina / Liggett & Myers Tobacco Company

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Published
1948
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Very Good
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Durham, North Carolina: Liggett & Myers, 1948. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. Folio. (40)pp; illustrated throughout from photographs (8pp in full color). Bound in color-pictorial wrappers, linen spine covering. 14" x 10.25" Contains information on and pictures of tobacco farmers, harvesting aromatic Turkish tobaccos, world's finest cigarette paper, Chesterfield's vast plant at Durham, preparing… Read more
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cover of BEE-KEEPERS' SUPPLIES:  Branch Office, Syracuse, N.Y.

BEE-KEEPERS' SUPPLIES: Branch Office, Syracuse, N.Y.

by Root, A.I.

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Published
1903
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Fine
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Medina, Ohio: A.I. Root Co, 1903. First Edition. Softcover. Fine. 37pp; illustrations in the text. Contains detailed descriptions and prices of many different forms of hives, along with honey boxes, wax extractors, honey extractors, honey knives, smokers, honey jars and cans, beekeeping books, live bees and queens, &c. Bound in pictorial wrappers. 9" x… Read more
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cover of A COLLECTION OF FRESH FACTS, CONCERNING THE EFFECTS OF THE PROTECTIVE POLICY ON THE COST OF TRANSPORTATION, THE PRICES OF STEEL RAILS, WOOLEN AND COTTON GOODS, SALT, AND OTHER ARTICLES, THE WAGES OF LABOR, ETC., ETC.  Tariff Tract No. 2, 1882  [cover title]

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Philadelphia: American Iron and Steel Ass'n, 1882. First Edition. Softcover. Good. 28pp. Contents: The cost of transportation of western farm products; The price of steel rails; The tariff on wool and woolens; The tariff on cotton goods; The dairymen and the tariff; A tariff reminiscence; The duty on cotton ties; Wages… Read more
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cover of AN ARGUMENT FOR A PROTECTIVE TARIFF.  THE FARMER'S QUESTION;  Being A Reply to the Cobden Club Tract entitled "The Western Farmer of America."  By Jonathan B. Wise

AN ARGUMENT FOR A PROTECTIVE TARIFF. THE FARMER'S QUESTION; Being A Reply to the Cobden Club Tract entitled "The Western Farmer of America." By Jonathan B. Wise

by Hayes, John L. (pseud. Jonathan B. Wise)

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Published
1880
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Good
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First Edition
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Cambridge: University Press: John Wilson and Son, 1880. First Edition. Softcover. Good. 40pp; slip stating author's name is tipped in at front; errata slip at rear. Printed blue wrappers; back cover lacking. Neatly removed from a nonce volume. 8.5" x 5.5"
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cover of THE PUBLIC LANDS.  By Junius.; The Junius Tracts, No. VIII.  (May, 1844)

THE PUBLIC LANDS. By Junius.; The Junius Tracts, No. VIII. (May, 1844)

by (Colton, Calvin, pseud. Junius)

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Published
1844
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Very Good
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First Separate Edition
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New York: Greeley & McElrath, 1844. First Separate Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 16pp. Neatly removed from a nonce volume, and spine reinforced with archival paper. First and final pages toned. 8.25" x 5.5" Colton advocates making public lands affordable for settlers and farmers. [American Imprints 44-1573.].
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cover of MAJOR E.H. EGERTON,  OFFICIAL HANDICAPPER TO THE JOCKEY CLUB

MAJOR E.H. EGERTON, OFFICIAL HANDICAPPER TO THE JOCKEY CLUB

by Egerton, E.H.

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Published
1889
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Very Good
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First Edition
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London: Vanity Fair, 1889. First Edition. Very Good. Full-color print, signed "Lib", chromolithographed by Vincent Brooks, Day & Son, and published as Men of the Day, No. 437, in the August 24, 1889 issue of "Vanity Fair". Image is 12.25" x 7.5". Includes the leaf of biographical text.
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Glasgow & London: Blackie and Son, 1855. First issued 1855. Hardcover. Good. Three volumes, thick octavo (9.75" x 6.75"). pp:1,172; 52 plates, some folding; illustrations in the text. Bound in 3/4 calf and patterned boards, marbled endpapers and edges, ribbed spines, leather labels. Book ticket of A&W Easton, Booksellers, Stationers and Printers,… Read more
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cover of SUCRENE,  Vol. I, No. 1,  June, 1905

SUCRENE, Vol. I, No. 1, June, 1905

by American Milling Company

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Published
1905
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Very Good
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First Edition
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Chicago: American Milling Co, 1905. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 16pp, quarto; frontispiece, text illustrations, and large centerfold sketch showing a couple with a bag of golf clubs, embracing on a hill, and a boy peeping over the crest, captioned: "Slow Game! Kid Brother -- 'Maw said youse was playing golf--are you?'" Contents of… Read more
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cover of THE NATIONAL STOCKMAN AND FARMER,  Vol. XVI, No. 22,  September 15, 1892

THE NATIONAL STOCKMAN AND FARMER, Vol. XVI, No. 22, September 15, 1892

by Axtell, Bush & Co., publishers

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Published
1892
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Very Good
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First Edition
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Pittsburgh, Pa. & Buffalo, N.Y.: Axtell, Bush & Co, 1892. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 20pp, folio; occasional illustrations in the text. Topics in this issue include: Are the Fairs Declining; Moving to Town; Discard the Use of the Whip; Boarding Western Horses; Swine Department; Horse and Horseman; … Read more
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cover of THE NATIONAL STOCKMAN AND FARMER,  Vol. XVI, No. 10,  June 23, 1892

THE NATIONAL STOCKMAN AND FARMER, Vol. XVI, No. 10, June 23, 1892

by Axtell, Bush & Co., publishers

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Published
1892
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Very Good
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First Edition
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Pittsburgh, Pa. & Buffalo, N.Y.: Axtell, Bush & Co, 1892. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 24pp, folio; occasional illustrations in the text. Topics in this issue include: The Reach of Chicago Cattle; Domesticated vs. Wild Meats; Breeding Horses; Swine Department; Sheep Husbandry; The Wool Trade; Dairy Department; Poultry… Read more
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cover of THE TEXAS WOOL GROWER,  Vol. 1, No. 32,  Fort Worth, Texas, January 18, 1883

THE TEXAS WOOL GROWER, Vol. 1, No. 32, Fort Worth, Texas, January 18, 1883

by Bentley, H.L., Editor

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Published
1883
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Very Good
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San Antonio, Texas: Branch Office, Texas Wool Grower, 1883. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 8pp, large folio (unopened broadsheet). Contents include: mutton and beef production; the wool market; sheep-breeders exchange; herd law; From Comanche County--Herding Sheep, On the Prairie; real estate and livestock listings of the Texas Investment Company; illustrated… Read more
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cover of THE NATIONAL STOCKMAN AND FARMER:  Group of 18 issues as listed below

THE NATIONAL STOCKMAN AND FARMER: Group of 18 issues as listed below

by Axtell, Bush & Co., publishers

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Published
1900
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Very Good
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First Editions
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Pittsburgh, Buffalo, Chicago: Axtell, Bush & Co, 1900. First Editions. Softcover. Very Good. 32pp per issue, folio; occasional illustrations in the text. Present are: Vol. XXIII, Nos. 41, 43, 46, 47, 49, 51; Vol. XXIV, Nos. 6, 11, 12, 15, 19, 20, 23, 25, 31, 32, 35, 37, 38. Condition is very good… Read more
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cover of NO. 22, CATALOGUE AND PRICE LIST OF REPAIR PARTS FOR THE McCORMICK-DEERING LINE OF TILLAGE IMPLEMENTS:  Bumper Disk Harrows, Combination Harrows, Tractor Disk Harrows, Peg Tooth Harrows, Reversible Disk Harrows, Cultivators, Orchard Disk Harrows, Stalk Cutters, Spring Tooth Harrows, Field Cultivators, Culti-Packers and Pulverizers

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Chicago: International Harvester Company, 1924. First Edition. Softcover. Good. 132pp; illustrations throughout the text. Bound in printed tan wrappers, thumb index. Covers smudged, thumb index dogeared. 9.5" x 6.75"
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cover of SUCCESSFUL FARMING BY SUCCESSFUL FARMERS, INCLUDING NATURE STUDY AND COMPLETE INSTRUCTIONS FOR USING THE CHAUTAUQUA INDUSTRIAL ART DESK

SUCCESSFUL FARMING BY SUCCESSFUL FARMERS, INCLUDING NATURE STUDY AND COMPLETE INSTRUCTIONS FOR USING THE CHAUTAUQUA INDUSTRIAL ART DESK

by Purvis, Miller, editor

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Published
1900
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Very Good
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First Edition
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Chicago: Powers, Higley & Company, 1900. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. pp: 264, (ii), (iv)index; illustrations from photographs and drawings. Covers the many aspects of planning and running a productive farm. Bound in textured wrappers, decorated cover; faint dampmark along spine, minor spots on cover, text block is clean. 7.75" x 5.25"
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cover of JIM BROWN'S BARGAIN BOOK OF FENCING AND FARM SUPPLIES,  Spring & Summer, 1941

JIM BROWN'S BARGAIN BOOK OF FENCING AND FARM SUPPLIES, Spring & Summer, 1941

by Brown, Jim

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Published
1941
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First Edition
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Cleveland & Memphis: Brown Fence & Wire Co, 1941. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 148pp; illustrated throughout, inner and outer covers in full color. Contains descriptions and prices of a variety of items for the farm: Barb Wire, Barn Equipment, Clothing, Fencing, Harness, Paint, Roofing, Shoes, Stoves, Washing Machines, Wheels, &c., &c. 10" x… Read more
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cover of EVANS BOB SLEIGHS, CATALOG A.

EVANS BOB SLEIGHS, CATALOG A.

by Evans Manufacturing Company

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Published
1890
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Hammond, New York: Evans Mfg. Co, 1890. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 12pp; six illustrations of sleighs. Includes detailed descriptions and prices for: Flexible One-Knee Bob Sleighs; Farmers Flexible Bob Sleigh; Sawed Knee Sleighs with Snow Pack Runners; Knee Standard Mortised Bob Sleighs; Beech Knee Bob Sleighs; One Horse Bob… Read more
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cover of THE SIMPLICITY FARM RECORD:  Manufactured expressly for The National Stockman and Farmer.  "The World's Greatest Farm Paper."  Pittsburgh, Pa

THE SIMPLICITY FARM RECORD: Manufactured expressly for The National Stockman and Farmer. "The World's Greatest Farm Paper." Pittsburgh, Pa

by Erickson, C.E. & Company

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Published
1918
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Very Good
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First Edition
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Des Moines, Iowa: Erickson Co, 1918. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 68pp, printed in blue ink. Comprises unused record-keeping forms along with instructive text: Why a Farmer Should Keep Records; How to Keep the Record; What to Consider in Selecting Your Banker; etc. Calendars for 1919 and 1920 on final page. … Read more
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cover of KINDERSLEY (SASKATCHEWAN) FARM LANDS LIMITED:  Share Capital $600,000, Divided into 6,000 Shares of $100 Each [stock certificate]

KINDERSLEY (SASKATCHEWAN) FARM LANDS LIMITED: Share Capital $600,000, Divided into 6,000 Shares of $100 Each [stock certificate]

by Saskatchewan Farm Lands

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Published
1912
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Fine
Edition
Original document
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Kindersley, Canada: Kindersley Farm Lands Limited, 1912. Original document. Fine. Engraved debenture, No. B0866, made out to James Buchanan, Esq. of Lavington Park, Petworth, Sussex, for the principal sum of 100 pounds at the rate of 2-1/2% interest , etc. Signed by Director M. Marking[?] and Assistant Secretary G. Cockburn. Highly ornamental borders and corner… Read more
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