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Publisher: [New York?]: n.p., circa .: .
Seller ID: 32293
Condition: Very good
[New York?]: n.p., circa .. .. Very good. - Octavo, softcover. Printed self-wraps sewn with white cord. 20 pages. Illustrated in black & white with 4 engravings of reaping machines & with diagrams. There are 3 light horizontal creases to the pages where the pamphlet has been folded. The page corners are bumped. Very good. A note is penciled along the top of the first page: "Not for presentation to Congress but please read!"The four engravings of reapers are signed "Miller-Mix", that is John Miller and Lucius C. Mix.A group of New York citizens protests to C... View more info
Publisher: (Albany, NY: 1840).: 1840).
Seller ID: 16680
(Albany, NY: 1840).. 1840).. Good. - Octavo, printed self-wraps. 34 pages. Possibly lacks 1 folding leaf of plates. There is foxing to the title & the last page with scattered lighter foxing & staining throughout. There are 2 tiny stains to the bottom margin of the last page. Good. Attempts to introduce sericulture to the United States had been sporadic and largely unsuccessful. In 1831 a manual on sericulture by J. H. Cobb was distributed to members of Congress. A determined effort to establish silk culture then led to the "Mormus multicaulis craze". Thousands of individuals bough... View more info
Publisher: Worcester, MA: F. S. Blanchard & Co., Printers, 1895.: 1895.
Seller ID: 5753
Worcester, MA: F. S. Blanchard & Co., Printers, 1895.. 1895.. Good. - Small octavo, boards backed & edged with brown cloth tape with a printed tan label on the front board & a plain tan label on the rear board. The front board is darkened & soiled with an owner's faded name along the bottom edge. The rear board is slightly darkened & lightly soiled with a small stain. 261 pages. There is a light vertical crease to the title with a chip out of the top corner & the bottom corner is lightly creased. Good. View more info
By: Biggle, Jacob.
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA: Wilmer Atkinson Co., 1913.: 1913.
Seller ID: 37307
- 24mo [5-3/8 inches high by 3-3/4 wide], pictorial dark teal cloth. The binding is rubbed with the spine slightly darkened & with a stain to the bottom corner of the rear cover. 144 pages. Illustrated with 15 color plates, including a frontispiece, & black-and-white vignettes. There is some light offsetting from the orange rear endpaper to the rear blank & a tiny piece of the orange paper adheres to the blank. The vivid plates are bright & clean. Good. Fifth edition. View more info
Publisher: New York: The New York Public Library, 1954.: 1954.
Seller ID: 19612
Condition: Very good
New York: The New York Public Library, 1954.. 1954.. Very good. - Large octavo, green cloth titled in gilt on the spine with a device in gilt on the front cover. The binding is very lightly rubbed with a small, light stain to the front cover. xiv & 227 pages plus colophon. Color frontispiece, 11 black-and-white plates and textual illustrations in black & white. Near fine. Limited edition of 400 copies. "Publication Number 5, Arents Tobacco Collection". View more info
By: Fussell, G. E
Publisher: London: Crosby Lockwood & Son, Ltd., (1950).: (1950).
Seller ID: 29624
London: Crosby Lockwood & Son, Ltd., (1950).. (1950).. Good. - Octavo, brown cloth. The binding is bumped & rubbed. The spine is faded with the head lightly chipped. The front joint is rubbed with slight tears. vii, [ii] & 186 pages plus colophon. 8 pages of black-and-white illustrations. The pastedowns & endpapers are stained. There is very light foxing to the top & bottom edges of the book. Good. First edition. First Edition. View more info
Publisher: [Washington, DC]: Blair & Rives, printers, 1840.: 1840.
Seller ID: 17018
[Washington, DC]: Blair & Rives, printers, 1840.. 1840.. Good. - Octavo, printed self-wraps. 13 pages, partially unopened. The first page is stained, foxed & partially detached. The bottom edge of page 6 & the front edge of page 7 are creased & chipped. Several page corners are creased & there is scattered foxing throughout. Good only. Daniel Jenifer of Maryland, Philip Triplett of Kentucky and Benjamin Jones of Virginia were appointed by the convention of tobacco planters held in Washington on May 1 and 2, 1840 "to memorialize Congress in relation to the high duties and restrictions ... View more info
Publisher: Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1993.: 1993.
Seller ID: 15538
Condition: Very good
Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1993.. 1993.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial black-and-white wraps. The binding is lightly bumped. xxi, [iii], 389 &  pages. Black-and-white illustrations & diagrams. There is a small tear to the half-title & a few leaves are lightly bumped. Very good. Netting challenges the view that only modern, large-scale, mechanized, scientific agriculture can provide enough food for the world's growing population. View more info
Publisher: Hanover, NH: Printed at the Dartmouth Press, 1857.: 1857.
Seller ID: 33712
Hanover, NH: Printed at the Dartmouth Press, 1857.. 1857.. Good. - Octavo, unbound, removed at some time in the past from a larger bound volume of pamphlets. 20 pages sewn with cream cord. There is occasional light foxing, especially to the last page, & the top 2 inches of the last 2 leaves are detached. There are a few light pencil underlinings in the text. Good. James W. Patterson, Professor of Mathematics at Dartmouth College, addresses the question of how to achieve the full development of America's agricultural resources. View more info
By: Swift, R. B
Publisher: Published by the author, (1897).: (1897).
Seller ID: 13944
Published by the author, (1897).. (1897).. Good. - Octavo, maroon cloth titled in gilt. The covers are bumped. The edges of the front cover are a bit faded & there is some dampstaining to its bottom corner. 54 pages. Illustrated in black & white with a portrait frontispiece with a tissue guard & with textual illustrations & diagrams. The book is cracked at the first text page. There is some soiling to the title page & the pages are very slightly rippled, probably from humidity. Good. The book is an argument supporting the long held assertion that Cyrus McCormick invented the reaper. View more info
Publisher: New York and London: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1931.: 1931.
Seller ID: 12075
New York and London: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1931.. 1931.. Good. - Octavo, brown cloth titled in gilt on the spine. The binding is lightly rubbed, bumped & soiled with slight fraying to the corners of the covers. The spine is somewhat darkened. ix & 560 pages. Black-and-white photographic illustrations & tables. There is some light soiling to the prelims & there is an ink notation on the rear pastedown. Good. Second edition.From the library of geographer Vincent Kotschar with his book label on the front pastedown. View more info
Publisher: (National Cooperative Soil Survey), (1979).: (1979).
Seller ID: 95217
Condition: Very good
- Quarto [11 inches high by 9 inches wide], softover bound in pictorial cream-colored wraps with a black-and-whte view of the Ashokan Reservoir & the Catskill Mountains on the cover. There is some foxing & light creasing to the binding. x & 273 pages plus 140 black-and-white folding maps. Very good. First edition.The National Cooperative Soil Survey is a joint effort of the United States Department of Agriculture and agencies of the States, in this case the Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station.Information in the survey refers to conditions as of 1974. First Edition. View more info
Publisher: Rhinebeck, NY: Phanter Press, (1987).: (1987).
Seller ID: 27994
Rhinebeck, NY: Phanter Press, (1987).. (1987).. Fine. - Small quarto [10-1/4 inches high by 7-5/8 inches wide], pictorial dark green cloth titled in gilt with an image of a deer stamped in gilt on the front cover, in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed with the head of its spine lightly chipped. [x] & 225 pages. 16 pages of color illustrations and numerous black-and-white illustrations & diagrams. Near fine. First edition.Inscribed by the author and his wife on the front endpaper in the year of publication and signed "Illiana" and "Josef". Josef and Illiana ... View more info