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Farming

Farming

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1 California Farm Bureau Monthly (1924 to 1948)
Los Angeles Los Angeles County Farm Bureau 1919 to 1948 First Edition Binder Very Good+ 
Some issues are in binders, others are cloth bound. Includes: May, 1919; 1924 through 1928 (missing Sept 1927) ; Jan-May, June & July, 1929; 1930; 1933; 1934; 1936; 1937; 1939-1946; 1947 (missing August) & 1948. Postage will be calculated at cost, via media mail. Price is for all 21 volumes. ; Ex-Library; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 675.00 USD
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2 Central Oregon Rancher (September, 1954)
1954 First Edition Magazine Very Good+ 
An interesting little obscure farming magazine. Lots of local pictures & advertising. ; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 24 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3 Der Hausthier Urzt Fur Den Americanischen Farmer Und Biehzuchter Der Hausthier-Arzt Fur Den Amerkanischen Farmer Und Biehzuchter
Milwaukee, Wis Geo. Brumber 1881 First Edition Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
Covers are worn & faded, rubbed on the edges & corners. Front inner hinge has been repaired. ; As best I can translate it, the book is a veterinary manual for the farmer & breeder. Written in the old style german, with engravings to illustrate the various topics. ; 6x8 1/2; 375 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
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4 Deutshce Tierrassen; Herausgegeben Von Der Deutschen Landwirtschafts-Gesselschaft german animal breeds, published by the german agricultural society
Berlin Deutsche Landwirtschafts-Gesellschaft 1912 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
Two separations in the rear hinge; one about 1", the other about 1/8". Tipped in photos of horses, cattle, sheep & pigs. A pretty cool book. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 200.00 USD
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5 Farmer's Compendium and Business Record. Designed for the Use of Farmers. a Complete Compendium, Including a Veterinary Department, Demonstrating Clearly the Causes, Symptoms & Treatment of Horses, Cattle, Sheep, Swine & Poultry, Etc. , Etc.
St. Louis Buckland Publishing Co. 1890 First Edition Hardcover Good+ 
Covers are worn and soiled. Hinges are weak. However, and this is the really cool part, the accounting sections at the rear were extensively used by a working farm. Most entries are dated 1900 to 1906. Cost and income relating to butter, eggs, corn, potatoes, etc. As well as records concerning horses, pigs and cows. The pages are not full, but there are a lot of entries. The only name I find which might be the owner's is E. L. Bolser. By the way, they paid $9.50 to have a well drilled. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 251 pages 
Price: 125.00 USD
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6 Illustrated International Stock Book
Minneapolis International Stock Food Co. 1902 First Edition Softcover Fine 
Amazine condition for what is essentially a magazine, over 100 years old. The chromolithograph cover is fresh and bright as when it was new. Illustrated on nearly every page with captioned photos of prize winning animals and testimonials. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 160 pages 
Price: 75.00 USD
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7 Report on the Isf-Congress in Copenhagen, May 29th-June 2nd, 1960
Borsen, Denmark International Seed Trade Foundation 1960 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Spots of soil on the covers. Faintly musty (airing out will eventually take care of that). As-is. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 119 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
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8 American Poultry Association The American Standard of Excellence, As Revised by the American Poultry Association, At Their Annual Meetings, Including the Changes Made At Their Annual Meeting At Buffalo, February, 1879. Giving Complete Description of all Recognized Varieties of Fowls Seventh Edition
The American Poultry Association 1879 1st Thus Hardcover Very Good 
Rubbed at the corners. Appendix no. 4, dated 1880, is glued inside the front cover. ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 243 pages 
Price: 65.00 USD
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9 Barry, Peter J. Risk Management in Agriculture
Ames, IA Iowa State University Press 1984 0-8138-1523-1 / 9780813815237 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine 
Owner's name & address on the fep. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 282 pages 
Price: 60.00 USD
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10 Bauer, Ferdinand; Walter, Jacob Illustrated Catalog of Standard Farm Machinery and Implements, Manufactured for Bauer & Walter, No. 116 North Main Street, St. Louis, Mo.
St. Louis Bauer & Walter 1881 First Edition Softcover Fair 
Worn, with the contents coming loose of the wraps. Missing a page toward the center. Rubbed area at the upper rear, which goes through 7 or 8 pages (but not into any illustrations). Will illustrated with many engravings of equipment. No gas engine or steam equipment; all manual or horsedrawn. Pretty cute, regardless of the as-is condition. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 98 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
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11 Bingham, Frank T. (editor-In-Chief) Arizona Agriculturist: Vol. 1, No. 4; Vol. 2, No. 1-3, 5, 6; Vol. 3. No. 1, 2, 4; Vol. 4, No. 3; Vol. 5, No. 9; Vol. 6, No. 1-3 (14 Issues). a Magazine Published Monthly During the College Year by Student in the College of Agriculture, Univ. of AZ.
Tucson, Arizona, U. S. A. University of Arizona 1924-1928 First Edition Magazine Very Good 
The first issue is only good, with water damage. The rest are very good to fine. Price is for all 14 issues. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 18 pages 
Price: 85.00 USD
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12 Boucher, W. A. ; McNab, Robert Fruit Growing and Marketing in California Bulletin No. 17, New Zealand Department of Agriculture
Wellington, NZ New Zealand Department of Agriculture 1907 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
In 1907 New Zealand sent Boucher to California to learn state of agriculture at that date. It appears to have been part of a cooperative effort to study insects & parasites. There are 43 b/w photos. Slight damp stain the top of the front wrap, not extending into the book. Owner's blindstamp on the front wrap. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 48+30 pages 
Price: 75.00 USD
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13 Brumby, Louis, J. (Ed. ) The Southern Farmer, a Monthly Journal Devoted to the Agricultural Interests of the South; Vol. 3, No. 3, 4 & 5; Nov. , Dec. , 1888, Jan. , 1889 (3 Issues)
Athens, GA The Southern Farmer 1888-1889 First Edition Magazine Very Good+ 
Some soiling to the wraps. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 32 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
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14 Buel, J. ; Beekman, J. P. ; Wasson, J. D. The Cultivator, a Monthly Publication, Designed to Improve the Soil and the Mind. (vols. 1, 2 & 3) In This Second Edition of Vol. 1 of the Cultivator, the Pages Are Enlarges, the Receipts of Monies, Notices of the Cattle Market, Etc. Omitted, the Number of Pages Considerably Diminished, M but His Edition Contains Every Article of Interest or Use, Etc.
Albany, NY New York State Acricultural Society 1837 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Bound in half-leather, with paper-covered boards. The boards are rubbed & stained. The leather is cracked & worn, but intact. The contents are near fine to fine, with very little foxing. Endpapers are age spotted/stained, but not the contents. Contains the first three volumes of the monthly magazine, bound & published in one volume, with indexes & page numbers. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 552 pages 
Price: 200.00 USD
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15 Buel, Jesse; Dean, Amos The Farmer's Companion; Or, Essays on the Principles and Practice of Animal Husbandry. Etc.
NY Harper & Brothers 1854 Sixth Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Water staining at the gutter, front and rear in the book. Does not show on the covers. Rubbing at the spine ends, but surprisingly nice original binding for the age and topic. These wore quickly if used. ; 7 1/2"; 336 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
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16 Cardwell, Dr. J. R. (Pres. ) Oregon State Board of Horticulture. Bulletin No. 8 (January, 1894)
Portland, Oregon Pacific Farmer Print 1894 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
Minimal spots of foxing on the covers, rust from the staples. Faint pencil marks on the front. Contents are "fine." ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 61 pages 
Price: 45.00 USD
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17 Carr, Ezra S. Patrons of Husbandry on the Pacific Coast
San Francisco A. L. Bancroft & Co. 1875 First Edition Hard Cover Good with no dust jacket 
The cover is worn on the edges, and the corners are bumped. Fep is missing.; 6 1/2x9 1/2" 
Price: 95.00 USD
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18 Conner, W. C. Northwest Poultry Journal: Vol. 42 January-December 1937
Salem, Oregon Statesman Publishing Co. 1937 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Contents are "fine" with browning of the paper. Bound in library buckram. ; Ex-Library; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 50.00 USD
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19 Cowan, B. O. Record Of Shorthorn Prize Winners Volume 1
Chicago American Shorthorn Breeders' Association 1919 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 471 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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20 Dadd, G. H. The American Cattle Doctor; Containing the Necessary Information for Preserving the Health and Curing the Diseases of Oxen, Cows, Sheep, and Swine, Etc.
NY Orange Judd Publishing 1851 Early Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
No additional date, implies this may be the first edition. Might be graded "fine" except the rear endpaper is torn, and a booksellers blindstamp is on the fep. ; 7 1/2"; 359 pages 
Price: 125.00 USD
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