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Forage Crops.

By: AHLGREN, Gilbert H.:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1949 .:

Seller ID: 20093


8vo. First Edition. pp.10/418. Illustrated throughout with black & white photos, illustrations and tables. Brown cloth boards, with gilt title to spine. VG. View more info

British Grasses And Their Employment In Agriculture.

By: ARMSTRONG, S. F.:

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Cambridge: University Press, 1948 .:

Seller ID: 20094


8vo. First edition. pp.9/350 . Clean text, illustrated throughout with line drawings and black & white photos. Endpapers, lightly toned. Owners signature to fep. Green boards with dulled gilt titles to spine. G+ View more info

The Pastoral Heritage of Britain. A Geographical Study.

By: CARRIER, E.H.:

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London:Christophers,1936.:

Seller ID: 14086


1st ed."The emphasis has been placed upon the pastoral utilization of our grasslands and heaths, our ploughed fields and farmyards, life from the point of view of the cattle and sheep, the historical and social episodes that have arisen out of the pastoral industry..." Pp.12/293, b/w photo frontis. + 4 further b/w illustrations,small booksellers label(Bowes and Bowes,Cambridge) to verso front board, owners name to fep. Red cloth, gilt title to spine. VG. View more info

Farm Stock of Great Britain: Breeds of Cattle, Sheep, Pigs and Horses in Great Britain.

By: CHAPMAN, D.H. and VOYSEY, A. (Compilers).

Price: £38.00

Publisher: London: Farmer and Stock-Breeder in Association with the National Federation of Young Farmers Clubs, 1958.:

Seller ID: 33672


"...devised to give a home to the 72 animals pictured in Farm Stock of Great Britain, a chart produced by Farmer and Stock-Breeder in conjunction with the National Federation of Young Farmers' Clubs. Its main object is to help you to recognise the many breeds of livestock likely to be met on the farm." Pp.63, b/w pictures of cattle, sheep, pigs and horses pasted to the pages corresponding with facing pages where descriptions can be written in(none have been written in), a few minor spots. Green card covers with ring binding. Scarce. VG. View more info

Profitable Beef Production.

By: COOPER, M. McG., & WILLIS, M.B.:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Ipswich: Farming Press Ltd., 1972.:

Seller ID: 22854


1st ed. "A comprehensive and interesting guide to the economics of beef production, invaluable to all producers." Pp. 160, 15 b/w photographs, 6 diagrams. Red cloth, gilt title to spine, illustrated d/w has small edge chippings. VG/G+. View more info

Practical Observations On The British Grasses, Best Adapted To The Laying Down, Or Improving Of Meadows And Pastures; To Which Is Added An Enumeration Of The British Grasses. The Second Edition With Additions..

By: CURTIS, William

Price: £130.00

Publisher: London: Printed by Couchman and Fry and published by the Author, 1790 .:

Seller ID: 20100


8vo. 1f./pp.67/1p.(full-page advert: "The Packet Of Grass Seeds, Recommended In This Pamphlet, May Be Had Where the Pamphlet Is Published, Price Ten Shillings And Sixpence.") . With six full-page engraved plates of grasses (not coloured) . Light foxing to a few pages. Recent grey boards with green cloth spine. A well preserved book. View more info

Soil Management.

By: DAVIES, Bryan; EAGLE, David, & FINNEY, Brian.:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Ipswich: Farming Press Ltd., 1972.:

Seller ID: 22858


1st ed. "This book should be compulsory reading for students and farmers, and whilst it does not take the art out of farming it does explain how to practice it." Pp. 254, 43 b/w illustrations, 60 diagrams, double page colour 'throw-out' loosely inserted. Red cloth, gilt title to spine, illustrated d/w. VG/G+. View more info

The Grasslands Of The Falkland Islands .

By: DAVIES, William .:

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Stanley, Falkland Islands: Government Printer / London: Crown Agents for the Colonies, 1939 .:

Seller ID: 20102


8vo. pp.10/86 . Clean text illustrated throughout with black & white photos, and fold-out maps and tables. Small label to verso front board: "The solution used in binding this book has been specially prepared in order to render the work impervious to the ravages of insects." With a loosely inserted letter to Professor E. J. Salisbury from and signed by Sir George Stapelton. Printed title to front board. Black cloth spine with small printed title label. Edges lightly rubbed. G++. View more info

Review of the Present Safety Arrangements for the Use of Toxic Chemicals in Agriculture and Food Storage.

By: DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND SCIENCE.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London: HMSO, 1967.:

Seller ID: 33753


Report by the Advisory Committee on Pesticides and Other Toxic Chemicals. Pp.72. Pbk, ink number and small initials to front cover. VG. View more info

The Cultivated Plants Of The Farm. The Legumes, the Grains, and the Esculents, comprising The Scientific Description And Cultivated Use Of Wheat, Oats, Peas, Rape, Rye, Vetches, Turnips, Carrots, Barley, Beans, Cabbages, Parsnips, Beetroot, Potato.

By: DONALDSON, John .:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London: R. Groombridge & Sons, 1847 .:

Seller ID: 20104


Small 8vo. 2ff./143/4pp.(adverts) . Clean text throughout. Prize certificate laid down to yellow fep.: "Newland Science Classes. Lincoln. In connexion with South Kensington... Sep. 22nd, 1881." Original green cloth, blind stamped decorated boards. With gilt title (slightly dulled): "The Plants Of The Farm" to both front board and spine. Edges rubbed. G+ . View more info

Practical Notes on Grasses and Grass Growing in East Anglia. (Edited by Nicholas Everitt).

By: EVERITT, William Spencer.:

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London: Jarrold & Sons,1897.:

Seller ID: 14087


1st ed. The author based his study on personal experiences on his farm at Oulton Broad, near Lowestoft, and at the time of publication was one of the largest seed merchants in the Eastern Counties. Pp.154/6(ads),historated captials to chapters,foliate endpages. Green cloth, gilt title to spine,slightly rubbed. G+. View more info

The Rothamsted Experiments on the Growth of Wheat,Barley, and the Mixed Herbage of Grass Land.

By: FREAM, William.:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London:Horace Cox(The Field),1888.:

Seller ID: 14085


1st ed. Details on experiments conducted at Rothamsted - agricultural experimental station first established in 1834. Pp.12/235/32(ads). Green cloth, gilt title to front and spine. VG. View more info

Cereal Pests and Diseases.

By: GAIR, R; JENKINS, J.E.E., & LESTER, E.:

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Ipswich: Farming Press Ltd., 1972.:

Seller ID: 22865


1st ed. "For the first time a truly comprehensive guide to cereal pests and disease, laid out and indexed in a way that makes it of real practical use." Pp. 184, folding colour frontis, 61 b/w illustrations, newspaper review loosely inserted. Light brown cloth, gilt title to spine, illustrated d/w has small edge tears. VG/G+. View more info

History and Present Position of the Rothamsted Investigations.

By: GILBERT, J.H.:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London: Harrison & Sons,1891.:

Seller ID: 14092


1st ed. For Private circulation. A general description of the lines of enquiry in progress followed by lists of the papers published and summaries of some on-going experiments. Pp.74. Maroon cloth over card boards, gilt title to front. VG. View more info

Rothamsted Experimental Station. Reminiscences, Tales and Anecdotes of the Laboratories, Staff and Experimental Fields. 1872-1922.

By: GREY, Edwin.:

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Privately Printed,c.1922.:

Seller ID: 14082


Reminisces of Rothamsted Experimental Station by its Field Superintendant. Pp.155,portrait frontis. + 8 further pages of b/w photos and illustrations, signed by author to fep,minor spotting to closed fore-edges not affecting text. Blue cloth, gilt title to front and spine. VG. View more info

The Conservation of Natural Resources.

By: HAW, Richard C.:

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London: Faber and Faber,1959.:

Seller ID: 26017


1st ed. Pp.256,36 b/w photo illustrations, 35 diagrams, 7 tables, owners details to fep. Tan cloth, gilt title to spine. G+. View more info

Henderson's Hand-Book Of The Grasses Of Great Britain And America .

By: HENDERSON, John .:

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Northport L. I. : Suffolk County Journal And Publishing Company, 1875 .:

Seller ID: 20115


Small 8vo. pp.14/238 . Engraved frontis by:" A Lange 1880". Light spotting to a few pages. Original tan cloth. Boards with blind stamped decoration. Bright gilt titles to both front board and spine. Edges lightly rubbed and corners bumped. G+ . View more info

Sand and Water Culture Methods Used in the Study of Plant Nutrition.

By: HEWITT, E.J.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Farnham Royal: Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux, 1952. 0:

Seller ID: 35013


Technical Communication No.22 of the Commonwealth Beareau of Horticulture and Plantation Crops. East Malling, Maidstone, Kent. "Special attention is given to the problems of trace contamination and methods for the efficient study of the plant micronutrients. Containers, sand, water, nutrient composition and supply, aeration, biological factores and other matters are also considered in detail." 25cms x 18.5cms. Pp.x/241, 9 b/w photo plates, numerous figure illustrations and tables (some folding), owners name to fep, spotting and light water staining to endpapers. Green cloth, d/w e... View more info

New Zealand Practical Handbooks: Pasture Plants And Pastures Of New Zealand.

By: HILGENDORF, F. W.:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Auckland, New Zealand: Whitcombe & Tombs Limited, ( no date c. 1965? ) .:

Seller ID: 20116


Second revised edition. pp.96/4ff.(adverts). Clean text, illustrated throughout with numerous small line drawings of various plants. Owners name in ink to verso front board. Illustrated boards. Spine lightly browned. G+ . View more info

Handbook Of Grasses. Teating Of Their Structure, Classification, Geographical Distribution And Uses Also Describing The British Species And Their Habitats.

By: HUTCHINSON, William .:

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London: Swan Sonnenschein & Co.,1895 .:

Seller ID: 20118


8vo. pp.7/92. Clean text throughout. Illustrated frontis and many line drawings within the text. Bookplate to verso front board: "Ex Libris C. E. Foister". Gren cloth over bevelled boards, with bright gilt title to spine. G++ . View more info