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Image for Silent Spaces: The Last of the Great Aisled Barns

Silent Spaces: The Last of the Great Aisled Barns

By: Kirk, Malcolm

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Boston, New York, Toronto, London, Bulfinch Press / Little, Brown: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books009721

ISBN: 0821220934

Condition: Very Good


162 pages. Light wear to price clipped jacket. Gift inscription top right front endpaper, 1 inch black remainder mark along lower textblock edge, else clean and unmarked. Binding is sound. View more info

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Farm, Factory and Fortune: New Studies in the Economic History of the Maritime Provinces

By: Kris Inwood, ed.

Price: $68.75

Publisher: Fredericton, NB, Acadiensis Press: 1993

Seller ID: Books012314

ISBN: 0919107389

Condition: Very Good


viii, 274 pages. Coffee stain to fore-edge, light crease to front cover; else as new, with no creasing to spine. View more info

Image for Dairy Cattle [Ontario Agricultural College. Bulletin, 253]

Dairy Cattle [Ontario Agricultural College. Bulletin, 253]

By: Leitch, A.; H.M. King, and J.P. Sackville

Price: $93.75

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Ontario Department of Agriculture: 1917

Seller ID: Books011521

Condition: Very Good


72 pages. Light soiling to covers; issued August 1917. View more info

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Some Economic Aspects of the Apple Industry in Nova Scotia

By: Longley, Willard V.

Price: $93.75

Publisher: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books010324

Condition: Very Good


xii, 150 pages. "A Thesis submitted to the Faculty of the Graduate School of the University of Minnesota ... for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy June 1931." Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture Bulletin No. 113. View more info

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The Macdonald College Magazine. Vol. IV 1913 -1914

By: Macdonald College

Price: $156.25

Publisher: no place given (Ste Anne de Bellevue, Quebec), 1914

Seller ID: Books005807

Condition: Very Good


333 pages, with Index at front. Includes the four numbers of Vol. IV, consecutively paged. Signature of former owner, staff member and graduate of Class of 1914 to ffep. Light wear to boards; binding is sound. View more info

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65 Apple Recipes

By: Macdougall, Helen J.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Nova Scotia Fruit Growers Association / Department of Agriculture: 1939

Seller ID: Books011675

Condition: Very Good


[24] pages. Faint soil to front panel; tiny chip lower right rear. NS.41.1 in Driver; giving publication date of "about 1933-9". "This booklet is pubished by authority of the Honourable J.A. MacDonald, Minister of Agriculture" [p. 24]. Printed in green, yellow, and red; with Nova Scotia Apple Calendar on rear. A well preserved example. View more info

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Bugged ! Drawn Like a Moth to the Flame. The Musings of an Apple Bugman

By: MacLellan, C. Roger

Price: $18.75

Publisher: Kentville, N.S., Gaspereau Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books007274

Condition: Very Good


96pp. A clean copy. View more info

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Tales of the Horse; Personal Reflections

By: Mcleod, R.V

Price: $18.75

Publisher: Sackville, N.B., Tantramar Heritage Trust: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books010655

ISBN: 0968304206

Condition: Very Good


35 pages. Profusely illustrated. View more info

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[Solon Robinson] An Agricultural and Economical Almanack For The Year Of Our Lord 1818.

By: Middlebrook, Elijah [with Solon Robinson inscriptions]

Price: $3,062.50

Publisher: New Haven, Conn., Maltby, Goldsmith & Co: 1818

Seller ID: Books009802

Condition: Good


A remarkably early Solon Robinson piece consisting of his inscriptions in An Agricultural and Economical Almanack For The Year Of Our Lord 1818. [Elijah Middlebrook. New Haven, Conn.: Maltby, Goldsmith & Co.] This constitutes evidence of his hitherto rumoured earliest days of peddling, before rising to prominence in Indiana. He would have been 14 yrs old in Jan. 1818. The inscriptions, in order of placement in the almanac are as follows: "Capt. Eliphalet Hendee [illeg.] Andover Society Tolland County Jan 25th 1818" / "Maltby Goldsmith and Co keeps constantly on hand all kinds books... View more info

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The Feathered World Year Book for 1932. 21st year

By: Miss O. Comyns-Lewer and A. P. Thompson, eds.

Price: $118.75

Publisher: London, 1932

Seller ID: Books008801

Condition: Good


643 pages, profusely illustrated. 8.25 x 5.5 inches. Paper illustrated cover over board chipped at extremities. Backstrip slack but binding is sound. Old tape residue to front and rear pastedowns, and strip of clear tape running the length of the gutter at front and rear to stabilize binding. $2 price to top right front endpaper. Contents clean. Pages 553 through 638 are adverts. View more info

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Rural Roots

By: Morehouse, Ralph E.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bedford, NS, Self published: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: Books010323

Condition: Very Good


74 pages. Thank you note from the author to former owner (for purchasing the book) laid in. View more info

Image for Ewart Gladstone Morse 1892 - 1935 * A Memoir

Ewart Gladstone Morse 1892 - 1935 * A Memoir

By: Morse, Wm. Inglis

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Self published: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: inscribed by author

Seller ID: Books006917

Condition: Very Good


23pp. + 7 pp. black and white photographs, inscribed by William Inglis Morse to ffep., edition limited to 100 copies, hand numbered by Morse - No. 3 View more info

Image for School for American Grape Culture : Brief but thorough and practical guide to the laying out of vineyards, the treatment of vines, and the production of wine in North America

School for American Grape Culture : Brief but thorough and practical guide to the laying out of vineyards, the treatment of vines, and the production of wine in North America

By: Muench, Frederick [Munch]; Elizabeth H. Cutter trs.

Price: $4,375.00

Publisher: St. Louis; Philadelphia; Chicago, Conrad Whitter; T.B. Lippincott & Co.; S.C. Griggs & Co.: 1865

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books012150

Condition: Good


139 pages. Covers stained; leather worn, with front board nearly detached [binding otherwise sound]. Recent ballpoint inscription to first free endpaper. The occasional slight stain and pencil marginalia within. We have a professional conservator close at hand if a repair to the hinge is desired. View more info

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In the Mersey Woods

By: Mullen, Eric and Millie Evans

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Liverpool, NS, Bowater Mersey Paper Company Limited: 1989

Seller ID: Books011549

Condition: Very Good


117 pages. As new: clean and unmarked, in sound binding. View more info

Image for Cows Don't Know It's Sunday: Agricultural Life in St. John's

Cows Don't Know It's Sunday: Agricultural Life in St. John's

By: Murray, Hilda Chaulk

Price: $25.00

Publisher: St. John's, Newfoundland, Institute of Social and Economic Research, Memorial University of Newfoundland: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books011305

ISBN: 0919666531

Condition: Very Good


343pp. Institute of Social and Economic Research, Social and Economic Studies No. 65. Clean and unmarked, with no spine crease. View more info

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The Tangled Vine: Winegrowing in Nova Scotia

By: Naugler. Chris; Bruce Wright; Robert Murray

Price: $93.75

Publisher: Bridgewater, N.S., Blue Frog: 2004

Seller ID: Books011503

ISBN: 0973036427

Condition: Very Good


147 pages. Light tideline to rear cover and endpaper. Illustrated with b&w photos and small maps. Surprisingly uncommon. View more info

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Nova Scotia Winegrower's Guide [2002 Edition]

By: Naugler. Christopher; Philip Wamboldt; Bruce Wright

Price: $93.75

Publisher: Bridgewater, N.S., Blue Frog: 2002

Seller ID: Books011252

ISBN: 0973036419

Condition: Very Good


82 pages. Clean and unmarked. Illustrated with b&w photos. Surprisingly uncommon. View more info

Image for The Maritime Students' Agriculturist. Vol. I No. 2  [February 1909]

The Maritime Students' Agriculturist. Vol. I No. 2 [February 1909]

By: Nova Scotia Agricultural College (NSAC)

Price: $156.25

Publisher: Sussex, NB, Maritime Pub. Co.: 1909

Seller ID: Books011520

Condition: Very Good


44 pages, with pages 25-32 bound in twice. Second issue of this early Maritime periodical, in excellent condition. View more info

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Orchard's Bay [signed]

By: Noyes, Alfred

Price: $56.25

Publisher: New York, Sheed & Ward: 1939

Inscription: inscribed by author

Seller ID: Books010950

Condition: Very Good


322 pages. Inscribed by Noyes to one Elizabeth Gregg on front free endpaper. Jacket worn, now in a removable archival sleeve. Top edge dusty; cloth darkened along joints. Binding sound and interior clean. Second printing, November 1939. View more info

Image for Milk, Cheese, and Butter : A Practical Handbook on Their Properties and the Processes of Their Production, Including a Chapter on Cream and the Methods of Its Separation from Milk

Milk, Cheese, and Butter : A Practical Handbook on Their Properties and the Processes of Their Production, Including a Chapter on Cream and the Methods of Its Separation from Milk

By: Oliver, John

Price: $206.25

Publisher: London, Crosby Lockwood and Son: 1894

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books010627

Condition: Very Good


xvi, 362, vi, 48, 16 pages, with folding frontispiece in colour. Green cloth with gilt to front and spine. Publisher's brown slate endpapers. Minor soiling to title page and first page of the Preface. Dairying adverts at rear, and an informative 48 page catalogue of Crosby Lockwood books dated April 1895. Final leaf of the second catalogue of books at rear [Weale's Series] poorly opened resulting in short tears. Binding is sound. View more info