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Poultry Culture Sanitation and Hygiene

By: Kaupp, B.F., M.S., D.V.M.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Printed in America, W. B. Saunders Company, Philadelphia and London: 1915

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 1016

Condition: Very Good


418 pages. Some discoloration on the facing page to the title page. Book is quite sound, clean text, some shelf wear to the cover. Some light spotting to the outsides of the closed pages. Covers breeds of poultry and anatomy, Breeding, Hygiene and Sanitation, Construction of Poultry Houses, Diseases (Contagious and Non-Contagious), Parasites, Feed, Dressing the birds, Marketing Feathers, Eggs, Showing Birds, and Constructing the equipment you will need yourself. "With 19... View more info

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Animal, Vegetable, Miracle; A Year of Food Life

By: Kingsolver, Barbara

Price: $12.00

Publisher: USA, HarperCollins Publishers: 2007

Edition: seventh printing

Seller ID: 11032

ISBN: 0060852550

Condition: Good


6.5" x 9.5", 370 pages. Clean Ex-Library. Single sticker on spine, previous owner's stamp, covered by marker inside on front end paper. NOT price-clipped. Dust jacket in good condition other than the single sticker. "With characteristic poetry and pluck, Barbara Kingsolver and her family sweep readers along on their journey away from industrial-food pipeline to a rural life in which they vow to buy only food raised in their own neighborhood, grow it themselves, or learn ... View more info

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The Contrary Farmer

By: Logsdon, Gene

Price: $12.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Green Publishing Company, White River Junction, Vermont: 1995

Edition: First paperback printing March, 1995

Seller ID: 1106

ISBN: 0-930031-74-1

Condition: Very Good


6" x 9". 240 pages. Book in very good condition. Seems not o have been read yet. In praise of the small family farm. Discussing the economics and mechanics of farming your own small farm. Cottage Farming. Our book number 1106. View more info

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The Contrary Farmer

By: Logsdon, Gene

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing Company, Chelsea Green Publishing Company: 1995

Edition: First paperback printing March, 1995

Seller ID: 17037

ISBN: 0930031741

Condition: Like New


9" x 6", 237 pages. New book, never read, some very minor shelf wear to edges and corners. Amusing guide to farming a family farm. Advice, suggestions, and humor. Our book number 17037. View more info

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Gardening With Cactus

By: Mabe, Rex E.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: USA, Potpourri Press: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 36070

Condition: Good


48 pages. 8.5"x 5.5". Paperback stapled cover in good condition, pages firm. pages 14 and 15 yellowed from newspaper clipping dated Dec. 1966 "The Christmas Cactus Is a Yuletide Delight." Our book number 36070 View more info

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The Egg And I

By: MacDonald, Betty

Price: $20.00

Publisher: United States, J.B. Lippincott Company: 1946

Edition: Twentieth Impression, October 1946

Seller ID: 4047

Condition: Very Good


8.25" x 5.5", 287 pages, Green cloth-covered boards. Twentieth Impression, October 1946. Book clean, sound, very little wear. Some fading to spine and tops of boards, previous owner's name and address on front paste-down. Humorous account of the life of the author in the chicken business... in the early twentieth century. Our book number 4047. View more info

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Earth Ponds

By: Matson, Tim

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Woodstock, Vermont, The Countryman Press:

Edition: Second Edition, Revised and Expanded, Seventh Printing 1997

Seller ID: 26021

ISBN: 0881501557

Condition: Very Good


8" x 10", 150 pages. Second Edition, Revised and Expanded, Seventh Printing 1997. A new book with some aging to the edges and corners from shelf wear. The Country Pond Maker's Guide to Building, Maintenance and Restoration. A "bucolic art form." Our book number 26021. View more info

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How to Attract Birds in the East Central United States. Farmer's Bulletin 912.

By: McAtee, W.L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Washington, Government Printing Office: Issued February 1918, Revised May 1922

Edition: 2nd

Seller ID: 1070

Condition: Acceptable


9.25" x 6", 16 Pages. Issued February 1918, Revised May 1922. Paper aged, inside pages have been crumpled, but are not torn. Some stains. Family heirloom, has been used by a farmer. "Birds feed upon practically all insect pests. They are voracious, able to move freely from place to palace, and exert a steady influence on keeping down the swelling tide of insect life." One in a series of pamphlets to aid farmers and homesteaders in attracting birds to their homesteads. O... View more info

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The Original Birdhouse Book

By: McNeil, Don

Price: $15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Bird Watcher's Digest Press, P.O. Box 110, Marietta, Ohio 45750, 614.373.5285: 1993

Edition: Eighth

Seller ID: 1076

ISBN: 0914718363

Condition: Used - Like New


Eighth Edition, 1993. 112 pages. Chapters include: A Simple Birdhouse, One Swallow Does Not Make A Summer, The Martins, Tiny Tenants, Woodpeckers, Wood Ducks, Owls and Kestrels, The Shelf Nest Specialists, Predators and Competitors, Feeders and Extras, Baths and Beverage, Bluebirds Sing With Sadness, U.S. and Metric Measures, Birdhouses and Shelf Dimensions, Further Reading, and an Index. Our book number 1076. View more info

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The Merk Poultry Serviceman's Manual

By: Merck

Price: $34.95

Publisher: U.S.A., MERCK Chemical Division, Rahway, New Jersey: 1967

Edition: 2nd edition

Seller ID: 1006

Condition: Good


7.25 inches x 4.5 inches, 220 pages, and ten blank leaves for Memoranda. Aside from the water spot on lover edge of front cover, book seems not to have been used. Otherwise in Very Good condition. Updates folded into the pages. Our book number 1006. View more info

Bean Blossom Dreams

By: Murphey, Sallyann J.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: United States, Hearst Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4048

ISBN: 0688123252

Condition: Very Good


8.5" x 5.75", 318 pages. Very clean copy of a first edition, no dust jacket. First person account of first-time farmers, homesteading memoir. Our book number 4048. View more info

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A Book of Country Things

By: Needham, Walter; Mussey, Barrows

Price: $10.00

Publisher: United States, The Stephen Greene Press, Battleboro Vermont: 1965

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 29081

Condition: Good


8.25" x 5.75", 166 pages. Clean copy in good condition, some wear to the dust jacket. Text pristine, cover shows minor wear to edges, a small amount of fading top and bottom of spine. Reminiscences of Walter Needham's GRANDFATHER as told to Barrows Mussey about the country life in Vermont after 1833. Conversations recorded during the 1940s and first published in SE POST after WWII. Our book number 29081. View more info

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This Country Life, Making the most of the simple life

By: Ogden, Samuel R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: United States, Rodale Press, Inc. Book Division: 1973

Edition: First Printing - February 1973

Seller ID: 17036

ISBN: 0878570527

Condition: Very Good


9.5" x 6.25", 207 pages. Very clean copy with complete dust jacket, clean text, some wear and tear to edges of dust jacket, never read. Ideas on farming, crafts, country school, and primitive Bed & Breakfast ideas, collected from previous publications beginning in 1946. How to move from the city to the farm and what to do when you get there. Our book number 17036. View more info

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The Living Garden

By: Ordish, George

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1985

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 26020

ISBN: 0395387809

Condition: Good


9.5" x 6.5", 263 pages. Small dent to facing endpaper. Clean text, Very good dust jacket. The 400-year History of an English Garden. Our book number 26020. View more info

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Peconic River Herb Farm Garden Planning Guide

By: Peconic River Herb Farm

Price: $3.00

Publisher: USA, Iron Horse Graphics, Ltd: 1993

Edition: First

Seller ID: 36069

Condition: Good


15 page pamphlet. 8.5"x 5.5". Guide lists Herbs, Sun Loving Perennials, Woodland Perennials and Ornamental Grasses. Our book number 36069 View more info

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Second Person Rural

By: Perrin, Noel

Price: $6.00

Publisher: United States, Penguin Books: 1981

Edition: 1981b

Seller ID: 1133

ISBN: 0140059202

Condition: Good


7.75" x 5", 152 pages. Significant foxing to cover and block. Book has clearly been on a farm. Text unmarked, binding sound, most wear is from being on a shelf. Creaseat hinge of cover, but none on spine. Humorous essays on the joys of part-time farming and rural living. Our book number 1133. View more info

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The Woman Gardener

By: Perry, Frances

Price: $24.95

Publisher: USA, Printed in Great Britain, Farrar, Straus & Cudahy NY: 1955

Edition: Book Club Edition 1955

Seller ID: 26016

Condition: Very Good


9" x 5.75", 384 pages. Very nice hardcover copy in excellent condition. Small tears to corners of dust jacket. Green cloth boards with gold title on spine. No marks in text. Gardening book written in the 1950s to appeal to the sensibilities of women by a woman. Our book number 26016. View more info

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Forest Trees of Oklahoma, How to Know Them

By: Phillips, George R.; Gibbs, Frank J.; Mattoon, Wilbur R.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: U.S.A., State Board of Agriculture Forestry Division & U.S. Department of Agriculture: 1959

Edition: Edition No. 9

Seller ID: 36048

Condition: Good


5.5" x 8.5". 135 pages. A Pocket Manual. Name of previous owner on title page. Clean text, no notes or underlining. Fresh copy for you! Complete descriptions of the trees, drawings of the details one needs to be aware of in order to identify a tree. Excellent guide to the trees in the state, maps of the counties, how to count the rings, recognise the leaf configuration, seeds, bark. Our book number 36048. View more info

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The Language of Flowers, Penhaligon's scented Gardening Journal

By: Pickles, Sheila

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Great Britian, Harmony Books: 1992

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 36066

ISBN: 0517586797

Condition: Good


96 pages. 8.5"x 6.5". Flower gardens as depicted in artists paintings. Purportedly scented with Violetta. Clean, color prints. Stain on top of page block, otherwise like a new book. Each print has a blank page opposite for YOU to write your own thoughts. Our book number 36066. View more info

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A Place of My Own

By: Pollan, Michael

Price: $12.00

Publisher: United States, Delta: March 1998

Edition: March 1998

Seller ID: 1501

ISBN: 0385319908

Condition: Good


8" x 5.25", 321 pages. Clean copy. paper shows age, binding sound, no marks in text, minor scuffs to corners and edges. Philosophical and analytical look at building your own space, the history of architecture, and how we can make our own house from the ground up. Our book number 1501. View more info