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1 BROMFIELD, LOUIS. Pleasant Valley
Ballantine Books, New York: 1971. First Printing. s Softcover. Fair condition. 
A personal testament written out of a lifetime by a man who believes that agriculture is the keystone of our economic structure and that the wealth, welfare, properity, and even the future freedom of this nation are based upon the soil. 
Price: 4.75 USD
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2 BROMFIELD, LOUIS. Pleasant Valley
Pocket Books Inc., New York: 1954. First Printing. s Softcover. Fair condition. Pages are discolored. 
A personal testament written out of a lifetime by a man who believes that agriculture is the keystone of our economic structure and that the wealth, welfare, prosperity, and even the future freedom of this nation are based upon the soil. 
Price: 4.51 USD
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3 CURTIN, PHILIP D. The Rise And Fall Of The Plantation Complex: Essays In Alantic History.
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge: 0521620767 / 9780521620765 Second Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Brand new book. 
Over a period of several centuries, Europeans developed an intricate system of plantation agriculture overseas which was quite different from the agricultural system used at home. Though the plantation complex centered on the American tropics, its influence was much wider. Much more than an economic order for the Americas, the plantation complex had an important place in world history. These essays concentrate on the intercontinental impact. The contents of the book is as follows: Preface; Part I. Beginnings: 1. The Mediterranean origins; 2. Sugar planting: from Cyprus to the Atlantic islands; 3. Africa and the slave trade; 4. Capitalism, feudalism, and sugar planting in Brazil; 5. Bureaucrats and freelances in Spanish America; Part II. Seventeenth-Century Transition: 6. The sugar revolution and the settlement of the Caribbean; 7. Anarchy and imperial control; 8. Slave societies on the periphery; Part III. Apogee and Revolution: 9. The slave trade and the West African economy in the eighteenth century; 10. Atlantic commerce in the eighteenth century; 11. The democratic revolution in the Atlantic basin; 12. Revolution in the French Antilles; Part IV. Aftermath: 13. Readjustments in the nineteenth century; 14. The end of slavery in the Americas; Retrospect. "This study of the transfer of slave plantations from the eastern Mediterranean to the tropical New World demonstrates [Curtin's] insight into transregional patterns. The detail in his wide-ranging account is impressive, and it provides the reader with an informative overview." - David A. Chappell, Journal of World History 
Price: 62.70 USD
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4 DE CREVECOEUR, J. HECTOR ST. JOHN. Letters From An American Farmer.
E. P. Dutton and Co., New York: 1957. 0525470085 / 9780525470083 s Softcover. Good condition. The covers are slightly bent. 
Depicts the frontier and farm; the ways of the Nantucket whalers and their intrepid wives; life in the Middle Colonies and the refinements and excesses of Charleston. Includes an Index. 
Price: 13.78 USD
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5 EMERY, CARLA; DAVIS, CINDY & BERGER, DAVID. The Encyclopedia Of Country Living: An Old Fashioned Recipe Book.
Sasquatch Books, Seattle: 1994. 0912365951 / 9780912365954 Ninth Edition. s Softcover. Reading copy. Stains on bottom edge. 
Practical advice, invaluable information, and collected wisdom for folks and farmers in the country, city, and anywhere in between. Includes how to cultivate a garden, buy land, bake bread, raise farm animal, make sausage, can peaches, milk a goat, grow herbs, churn butter, build a chicken coop, catch a pig, cook mon a wood stove, and much, much more, Includes an Index. 
Price: 47.03 USD
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6 FRIEDLAND, WILLIAM H.; BARTON, AMY E.; THOMAS, ROBERT J. Manufacturing Green Gold: Capital, Labor And Technology In The Lettuce Industry.
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge: 1981. 0521285844 / 9780521285841 s Softcover. Good condition. The cover is dogeared. 
Examining the ways in which social groups interact in the manufacturing of iceberg lettuce in the United States, the authors integrate the analysis of social systems with a broader body of theory and research concerned with agricultural production. Includes an index. 
Price: 60.56 USD
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7 GLICK, PERRY A. The Influence Of Cultural Practices On Arthropod Populations In Cotton, Arm-s-32/ January 1983.
United States Department Of Agricuture, Washington: 1983.. s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 16.39 USD
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8 INTERNATIONAL CORRESPONDENCE SCHOOLS. The Farmer's Handbook: A Convenient Reference Book For All Persons Interested In General Farming, Fruit Culture, Truck Farming, Market Gardening, Livestock Production, Bee Keeping, Dairying, Etc.
International Textbook Company, Scranton: 1912. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
Contains information that will be useful to farmers growing crops. 
Price: 45.84 USD
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9 LIVINGSTON, A. W. Livingston And The Tomato.
Ohio State University Press, Columbus: 1998. 0814250092 / 9780814250099 s Softcover. Very good condition. 

Price: 23.75 USD
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10 LUNDELL, CYRUS LONGWORTH. Agricultural Research At Renner 1944 - 1966.
Texas Research Foundation, Renner: 1967. Second Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition Library discard. 
Summarizes the agricultural research at Renner and points up significant contributions made by Texas Research Foundation. Includes the "Bulletins of the Hoblitzelle Agricultural Laboratory" that present in condensed form the results of over two decades of research. 
Price: 33.25 USD
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11 MAIER, ALAN; ZWEIG, GUNTER (EDITORS). Formulation Of Pesticides In Developing Countries.
United Nations, New York: 1983. s Softcover. Good condition. 
A collection of articles by various authors about pesticides and it's affect on developing countries. 
Price: 16.82 USD
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12 MALCOLM, ANDREW H. Final Harvest: An American Tragedy.
Times Books, New York: 1986. 081291242X / 9780812912425 First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
On the misty morning of September 29, 1983. the small town of Ruthton, Minnesota, was stunned by two murders. Rudy Blythe, the local bank president, and Toby Thulin, his chief loan officer, died in a sudden fusillade of precisely aimed bullets. The murders, the first in a string of violent outbursts across the troubled Midwest, were symptoms of painful changes creeping across that vast countryside, forever altering the farms, towns, and cities of the Heartland and the nation itself. Andrew H. Malcolm, who has covered the developing farm crisis as Chicago Bureau Chief for The New York Times, was at the scene. 
Price: 6.84 USD
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13 MEGYESI, JENNIFER; HANSEN, GEOFF (PHOTOGRAPHY). The Joy Of Keeping Chickens: The Ultimate Guide To Raising Poultry For Fun Or Profit.
Skyhorse Publishing, New York: 2009. Second Printing. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Finally, a bible for backyard farmers that's attractive enough to leave out on the coffee table and inexpensive enough to purchase on a whim. This comprehensive guide, written in charming prose from the perspective of an organic farmer, will appeal to readers who want to learn more about chickens. Includes an Index. "Vermont organic farmer Megyesi has raised poultry for several years, and her book is partially a personal account of her quest to develop a humane production system that addresses chickens' needs and behaviors. She also dutifully meets her other goal of informing potential backyard farmers on the intricacies associated with chicken husbandry. In addition to providing information on equipment, housing facilities, and breeds found in a typical handbook, Megyesi goes into great detail on how to raise chickens on a small scale, defining terms like organic and free-range, discussing health issues, and even offering advice on showing chickens. Each chapter includes sidebars of additional tips, which are indexed for easy reference, as well as beautiful photographs accompanied by detailed descriptions. The easy-to-read prose makes this ideal for beginners; the book also includes resources and material for longtime chicken producers. Also provided are recipes for the eggs and meat that are produced. Megyesi's versatile book can accommodate several production management styles beyond her own experience. An excellent resource that provides a compassionate way to raise livestock for personal use, this is strongly recommended for public and academic libraries." - Kyrille Goldbeck, Library Journal 
Price: 13.73 USD
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14 MILLS, W. D.; LAPLANTE, A. A. Diseases And Insects In The Orchard.
New York College of Agriculture, New York: April 1954. Cornell extension bulletin 711. Revised edition. (April 1954). s Softcover. Good condition. 
The important facts concerning the life histories and the practical control of orchard diseases and insects by spraying and dusting under New York conditions are covered in this bulletin. 
Price: 14.01 USD
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15 MUNROE, JOE (PHOTOGRAPHY); MOULTON, KIRBY (TEXT). Changing Faces On Our Land.
Meredith Corporation, Des Moines: 0696024446 / 9780696024443 First Edition. s Softcover. Very good condition. 
Presents an image of the changing times on American farms; changes that are interwoven with the two constants of agriculture - te farmer's love for the land and working with living things. Includes an Index. 
Price: 9.45 USD
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16 PERRIN, NOEL. First Person Rural: Essays Of A Sometime Farmer.
David R. Godine, Boston: 1979. 0879232323 / 9780879232320 Third Printing. s Softcover. Good condition. 
A collection of essays on how to be a part-time farmer. Topics include The Grades of Maple Syrup, Real Milk, Making Butter in the Kitchen, Selling Firewood in New York, Raising Sheep, and The Two Faces of Vermont. 
Price: 13.02 USD
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17 PILLSBURY, RICHARD & FLORIN, JOHN. Atlas Of American Agriculture: The American Cornucopia.
Simon and Schuster Macmillan, New York: 1996. 002897333X / 9780028973333 First Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket in protective mylar cover. Very good condition but back endpaper has been removed. 
Surveys the land, and the history and tradition of those those who work it, in anticipation of the future of one of the United States' most vital industries. In 320 vivid, four-color maps and phots, the Atlas captures the daily challenges of the farmer, from the complexities of planning and planting to the conspiracies of nature and economy. Includes Indexes. 
Price: 39.85 USD
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18 TRACY, MICHAEL. Agriculture In Western Europe.
Frederick A. Praeger, Publishers, New York: 1964. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition but the dustjacket is slightly stained. 

Price: 47.03 USD
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19 UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE. Growing Your Own Vegetables: Part 2.
United States Government Printing Office, Washington: 1977. s Softcover. Very good reading copy. 
Reprint of part 2 from the 1977 yearbook of agriculture, gardening for food and fun. Cover title. If you are fortunate enough to have plenty of space for a garden, you can have a traditional type with enough space between rows to run a garden tractor. 
Price: 2.95 USD
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20 VAN BEEK, T. A. & BRETELER, H. (EDITORS). Proceedings Of The Phytochemical Society Of Europe: Phytochemistry And Agriculture.
Oxford University Press, Oxford: 1993. 0198577621 / 9780198577621 First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Very Good condition. 
Plants furnish mankind with a wide array of vegetable products, for example food and feed, medicines, spices, dyes, pesticides, fragrances, and stimulants. For many of these products or their synthetic successors, agriculture and phytochemistry have, at some stage, played an important role. This multi-author volume contains the proceedings of an international symposium on phytoc hemistry and agriculture. Includes an Index. 
Price: 95.24 USD
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