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Image for Season 1884. Wholesale Price List of Garden and Field Seeds for sale by William Ewing & Co.,  successors to Ewing Bros., Seed Merchants

Season 1884. Wholesale Price List of Garden and Field Seeds for sale by William Ewing & Co., successors to Ewing Bros., Seed Merchants

By: N/A

Price: $84.50

Publisher: Montreal, William Ewing & Co.: 1884

Seller ID: Books009498

Condition: Very Good


8 pages plus covers. Illustration on rear of Sutton's Champion Swede by E. Whimper. Includes four types of tobacco. Ewing's was located at 142 and 144 McGill Street, Montreal. View more info

Image for 1896 Catalogue of Stockbridge Special Complete Manures Double Strength and Bowker's Soluble Active Fertilizers

1896 Catalogue of Stockbridge Special Complete Manures Double Strength and Bowker's Soluble Active Fertilizers

By: N/A

Price: $45.50

Publisher: Boston, Bowker Fertilizer Company: 1896

Seller ID: Books009499

Condition: Good


32 pages plus covers. Cover detached, with staining to left margin. Staples rusted but holding fine. Profusely illustrated with photographs. Stamped on front for sale by; J. Horncastle & Co., Indiantown, N.B. The leaves were stapled such that the pagination is off, but the catalogue is complete. View more info

Image for The Brown-Tail and Gypsy Moths and The San Jose Scale. Annual Report of the Secretary for Agriculture, Nova Scotia 1907

The Brown-Tail and Gypsy Moths and The San Jose Scale. Annual Report of the Secretary for Agriculture, Nova Scotia 1907

By: N/A

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Halifax, King's Printer: 1908

Seller ID: Books009588

Condition: Good


23 pages plus one illustrated leaf. Stain top right and corners curling. Binding is sound. View more info

Image for Series of Articles on Dairying in Nova Scotia [1908]

Series of Articles on Dairying in Nova Scotia [1908]

By: N/A

Price: $156.25

Publisher: Halifax, N.S,, King's Printer: 1909

Seller ID: Books009589

Condition: Very Good


[ii], 151 pages, plus 12 photograph plates. Cover title continues: Being a Reprint from the Annual Report of the Secretary for Agriculture Province of Nova Scotia. For the year 1908. Creasing to covers, small loss to heel of spine paney. Sound binding. 31 articles. View more info

Image for Annual Report of the Secretary for Agriculture, Nova Scotia, for the Year 1910

Annual Report of the Secretary for Agriculture, Nova Scotia, for the Year 1910

By: N/A

Price: $306.25

Publisher: Halifax, King's Printer: 1911

Seller ID: Books009599

Condition: Good


ix, 90, 175, 82 pages plus numerous photo plates. Long closed tear to front cover, and another running for 3 inches on the long fold-out of Starr's Point orchards. Binding is sound. Rear cover and final 10 leaves creased. View more info

Image for American Horticultural Annual. 1867. A year-book of horticultural progress for the professional and amateur gardener, fruit-grower, and florist. Illustrated.

American Horticultural Annual. 1867. A year-book of horticultural progress for the professional and amateur gardener, fruit-grower, and florist. Illustrated.

By: N/A

Price: $406.25

Publisher: New York, Orange Judd & Company: 1867

Seller ID: Books010041

Condition: Very Good


152 pages, plus 16 pages of ads at rear. Dark green cloth stamped in blind, with gilt to spine. Light soiling to boards and endpapers; old ownership stamps to both front free endpapers. Binding sound. Includes Grapes for red wine; New apples of 1866; New or noteworthy pears; Pruning shears; New roses tested; &c. Well illustrated. View more info

Image for In Union Strength : A History of Nova Scotia Farm Organization, 1895-1975.

In Union Strength : A History of Nova Scotia Farm Organization, 1895-1975.

By: N/A

Price: $43.75

Publisher: Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture.: 1993

Seller ID: Books010310

Condition: Very Good


iv, 115 pages. No place or date of publication specified, likely 1993. List of Presidents from 1976 through 1993 stapled in at front; a few marginal ticks to the list; else unmarked. View more info

Image for The Cincinnati Butchers' Supply Company Catalog No. 54. : BOSS Machinery and Equipment for the Meat Packing Industry

The Cincinnati Butchers' Supply Company Catalog No. 54. : BOSS Machinery and Equipment for the Meat Packing Industry

By: N/A

Price: $281.25

Publisher: Cincinnati; Chicago, The Cincinnati Butchers' Supply Company:

Seller ID: Books010779

Condition: Very Good


232 pages. Handsome gilt and blue exterior with embossed letters. No date of issue or printer specified. "This new catalog No. 54 covers our complete line of 'BOSS' Machinery and Equipment for: Hog killing and cutting / Offal and casing department / Tracking and conveying, etc. / Beef, calf and sheep killing / Edible and inedible rendering / Sausage making / Trucks, etc." May 15, 1945 letter from the Order Department on letterhead laid in. Single sheet Boss mailing laid in, postmarked 1930. One leaf, page 7/8, has been reattached to the hinge with tape. Light tideline to upper edge; bi... View more info

Image for Men of The Soil: Century Farms [Nova Scotia]

Men of The Soil: Century Farms [Nova Scotia]

By: N/A

Price: $31.25

Publisher: Nova Scotia Rural Beautification Committee:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books011408

Condition: Very Good


195 pages. Histories of century-old farms in Nova Scotia as of 1967. No specific date of publication is noted. Clean and unmarked, with no spine crease. View more info

Image for Steele, Briggs Seed Co. Catalogue Season 1910

Steele, Briggs Seed Co. Catalogue Season 1910

By: N/A

Price: $281.25

Publisher: Toronto, Hamilton, Winnipeg, Steele, Briggs Seed Co.: 1910

Seller ID: Books011497

Condition: Very Good


96 pages, folding order form tipped in. 2x1 inch chip off front cover, short closed tear to first leaf; moderate spine wear; binding sound. Profusely illustrated. View more info

Image for 1891 Seed Annual. D. M. Ferry & Co.

1891 Seed Annual. D. M. Ferry & Co.

By: N/A

Price: $281.25

Publisher: Windsor, Ontario, D. M. Ferry & Co.: 1891

Seller ID: Books011498

Condition: Very Good


xii, 92 pages, folding order form tipped in. Cover detached in one piece, with tape repair to spine. Original stapled textblock binding secure. Profusely illustrated. View more info

Image for The Farmer's Manual and Veterinary Guide

The Farmer's Manual and Veterinary Guide

By: N/A

Price: $156.25

Publisher: Montreal, Family Herald and Weekly Star:

Seller ID: Books011801

Condition: Good


192 pages. Textually complete but lacking the flimsy folded sheet of plans at rear. Rear cover loose but remains attached. Ownership notation to recto and verso of first leaf. No specific indication of date of issue. View more info

Image for Report of the Stewartry of Kirkcudbright Agricultural Society for the year 1810 : with a short account of its institution in March, 1809.

Report of the Stewartry of Kirkcudbright Agricultural Society for the year 1810 : with a short account of its institution in March, 1809.

By: N/A

Price: $4,375.00

Publisher: Dumfries, Geo. Johnstone & Co.: 1811

Seller ID: Books011946

Condition: Very Good


104 pages, and one page in manuscript bound in. Signature of one Alex. Maitland to head of title page. This I presume to be Lt. Col. Alexander Maitland. "Colonel Maitland" is listed as one of the subscribed members of the Society, with his place of residence amended from Camphill to Chipperkyle in ink on page 89. On p. 95 Colonel Maitland appears in the Committee of Management list. Bound in near-contemporary half leather with marbled boards, with two free endpapers at front and rear. Binding is sound; light foxing throughout. The page of ms. bound in facing p. 76 deals with corn. View more info

Image for The 1815 Diary of a Nova Scotia Farm Girl - Louisa Collins of Colin Grove, Dartmouth

The 1815 Diary of a Nova Scotia Farm Girl - Louisa Collins of Colin Grove, Dartmouth

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Brook House Press: 2001

Seller ID: Books012341

Condition: Very Good


viii, 111 pages. Second printing. Clean and unmarked, with no spine crease. View more info

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Back to Earth.

By: (Carey, William Wallace)

Price: $22.75

Publisher: Los Angeles, William Wallace Carey 1933 Los Angeles: 1933

Seller ID: Books001061

Condition: Very Good


39pp. previous owner's name in ink at top of front cover. This pamphlet proposes an answer to the economic problems of the Depression in the United States. View more info

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Canadian Papers in Rural History Volume VI

By: Akenson, Donald H. (ed.)

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Gananoque, Ontario, Langdale Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books007536

ISBN: 0969077254

Condition: Very Good


353pp. View more info

Image for Forty-Fifth Annual Convention of the American Association of Nurserymen June 23, 24, 25, 1920. Congress Hotel, Chicago.

Forty-Fifth Annual Convention of the American Association of Nurserymen June 23, 24, 25, 1920. Congress Hotel, Chicago.

By: American Association of Nurserymen

Price: $93.75

Publisher: American Association of Nurserymen: 1929

Seller ID: Books009563

Condition: Very Good


xvi, 121 pages, plus 3 leaves of ads on light green paper bound in, as well as blank memoranda leaves at rear. Brown cloth rubbed at extremities, with gilt faded. Binding is sound; dampstain to fore-edge with slight tideline to margin of some leaves. Overall very good. View more info

Image for Thoughts from my Gardens.  A Handbook of Hints for Garden-lovers in Atlantic Canada [signed]

Thoughts from my Gardens. A Handbook of Hints for Garden-lovers in Atlantic Canada [signed]

By: Antoft, Mrs. O.H.

Price: $18.75

Publisher: Kentville, N.S., Self published: 1974

Edition: Second Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: Books009707

Condition: Good


vii, 66pp.Light soiling to front cover and title page. Author's signature to top right of title page. Contents clean and unmarked in sound binding. View more info

Image for Kaktus - ABC : En haandbog for fagfolk og amatorer

Kaktus - ABC : En haandbog for fagfolk og amatorer

By: Backeberg, Curt; F. M. Knuth

Price: $468.75

Publisher: Kobenhavn, Gyldendalake Boghandel, Nordisk Forlag: 1935

Seller ID: Books012006

Condition: Very Good


432, [1] pages. Occasional pencil notation and scoring. Binding is sound. Spine is scuffed at head and titles worn. Text is in Danish. View more info

Image for The Nursery Book: A Complete Guide to the Multiplication of Plants.

The Nursery Book: A Complete Guide to the Multiplication of Plants.

By: Bailey, L. H.

Price: $56.25

Publisher: New York, The MacMillan Company: 1912

Seller ID: Books009642

Condition: Very Good


xi, 365 pages plus ads at rear. Publisher's decorative binding, with titles in gilt to spine. Seventeenth edition. Binding sound; clean and unmarked. A handsome example. View more info