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Banana Wars - Power, Production, and History in the Americas

(a history of the banana industry in Latin America and the Caribbean and the cultural,

political, economic, and agricultural processes

and their relations with the U.S. and Europe)

edited by Steve Striffler and Mark Moberg

Duke University Press, 2003

364 pages - very good condition, softcover

pages intact and underlinings only on 7 pages

$8.95 plus media mail shipping

Down Home Ways - Old-Fangled Skills For Making Hundreds of Simple, Useful Things

by Jerry Mack Johnson

Greenwich House, 1984

240 pages

hardcover, very good condition

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

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Reader’s Digest Back to Basics - How To Learn and Enjoy Traditional American Skills - Second Edition

edited by Norman Mack

Reader’s Digest, 1999

456  pages

hardcover, interior pages are in very good condition

gift inscription is written on front endpage

letter “R” stamped in red on bottom pages of book

back cover has tiny taped area

our price:   $5.95 plus media mail shipping

Spring Snow - The Seasons of New England From The Old Farmer’s Almanac

by Castle Freeman, Jr.

Houghton Mifflin, 1995

hardcover - like new condition

177 pages  

our price:   $7.95 plus media mail shipping

Report of the Commissioner of Agriculture For The Year 1875

Washington Government Printing Office, 1876

articles on sheep and wool of the world, catalog of forest trees of the U.S., popular varities of fruits, alfalfa, French mode of curing forage, hog cholera, alpacas, and more

B&W plates, drawings, maps

antique hardcover - book is 140 years old!

536 pages - good reading copy

binding has small torn areas

edges and corners of book are bumped

our price:   $24.95 plus media mail shipping

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Life in Rural America

edited by Robert Bredeen

National Geographic Society, 1974

vintage clothbound hardcover,

like new condition

no dustjacket

208 pages, no marks or notes

$6.95 plus media mail shipping

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The American Farmhouse

by Henry J. Kauffman

Hawthorn Books, 1975

vintage hardcover,  265 pages

very good condition

dustjacket is worn around the edges

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

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Diary of an Early American Boy: Noah Blake 1805

by Eric Sloane

Dodd, Mead & Company, 1984

First Dodd, Mead Edition stated

hardcover - very good condition

dustjacket shows some slight wear

interior pages - clean and crisp

former owner’s name on title page

107 pages

$18.95 plus media mail shipping

The Forgotten Arts - Book Three

by Richard M. Bacon

Yankee Books, 1976

First Edition Stated

vintage softcover, 64 pages

good condition -

our price:   $6.95 plus media mail shipping

The Forgotten Arts - Book Two

by Richard M. Bacon

Yankee Books, 1975

First Edition Stated

vintage softcover, 64 pages

good condition -

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The Forgotten Arts - Book One

by Richard M. Bacon

Yankee Books, 1975

First Edition Stated

vintage softcover, 64 pages

good condition -

our price:   $6.95 plus media mail shipping

Milch Cows and Dairy Farming

by Charles L. Flint

A. Williams & Co., 1858

antique hardcover,

good condition considering book is 157 years old!

no marks or notes -

pages are tanned with some light staining due to age

416 pages -

our price:   $34.95 plus media mail shipping

Reader’s Digest Back to Basics - How To Learn and Enjoy Traditional American Skills

edited by Norman Mack

Reader’s Digest, 1981

former library book with usual library markings

456  pages

hardcover, interior pages are in very good condition

our price:   $5.95 plus media mail shipping

Prehistoric Agriculture

edited by Stuart Struever

Natural History Press, 1971

vintage softcover, 734 pages

our price:  $9.95 plus media mail shipping

The Golden Age of Homespun

by Jared van Wagenen, Jr.

American Century Series, Hill and Wang, 1963

former school book, 280 pages

softcover

some underlining and pen marks on cover

our price:  $4.50 plus media mail shipping

Report of the Secretary of Agriculture - 1891

Government Printing Office - 1892

vintage hardcover - good condition

considering book is 134 years old!

pages are discolored due to age

rare collector’s item

one loose page

653 pages   

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The Lifeline of America - Development of the Food Industry

by Edward C. Hampe, Jr. and Merle Wittenberg

McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1964

vintage clothbound hardcover,  390 pages

good condition - no marks or writing, pages

are clean and intact, cover shows minimal wear as shown in photo

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This Old Barn

edited by Ken Wysocky

published by Roy J. Reiman

Country Books, 1996

hardcover, 194  pages

interior pages are clean and intact -like new

top corner of spine of book has been taped to

cover torn area of spine as shown in photo

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The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady

by Edith Holden

A facsimile reproduction of a naturalist’s diary

Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1977

hardcover -  186 pages

very good condition

stunning color illustrations

our price:   $12.95 plus media mail shipping

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Farm to Factory

Women’s Letters, 1830-1860

edited by Thomas Dublin

Columbia University Press, 1993

217 pages

softcover, interior pages are in very good condition

our price:   $18.95 plus media mail shipping

The Family Farm in the Web of Community

Four Maine Towns, 1940-1984

Gorham, Houlton, Turner, and Union

by David Vail, Richard Wescott, Richard Parker, Mark Silber with Erling Skorpen

photos by Abelardo Morell

A Project of the Maine Humanities Council, 1985

plastic comb softcover, 144 pages

good condition

our price:   $29.95 plus media mail shipping

Country Folklore - 1920’s & 1930’s...and that’s

the way it was

by Louise K. Nelson

autographed copy

softcover, 1997

signed by author with gift inscription

like new condition, 160 pages

our price:   $10.95 plus media mail shipping

Seeds of Change - The Living Treasure

The Passionate Story of the Growing Movement to Restore Biodiversity and Revolutionize the Way We Think About Food

by Kenny Ausubel

Harper San Francisco

First Paperback Edition, 1994

softcover - very good condition

232 pages   

our price:   $4.50 plus media mail shipping

The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady

by Edith Holden

A facsimile reproduction of a naturalist’s diary

Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1977

hardcover -  186 pages

very good condition

stunning color illustrations

our price:   $12.95 plus media mail shipping

The Golden Age of Homespun

by Jared van Wagenen, Jr.

American Century Series, Hill and Wang, 1963

280 pages

softcover

cover shows wear

outer edge of pages shows light soiling

our price:  $4.50 plus media mail shipping

An Age of Barns

by Eric Sloane

Ballantine Books, 1976

vintage softcover - very good condition

wonderful line drawings

238 pages

our price:   $14.95 plus media mail shipping

Heirloom Flowers - Vintage Flowers for Modern Gardens

by Tovah Martin

Fireside, 1999

softcover, 192 pages

stunning photographs by David Cavagnaro

excellent condition

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady

by Edith Holden

A facsimile reproduction of a naturalist’s diary

Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1977

hardcover -  186 pages

very good condition

stunning color illustrations

our price:   $12.95 plus media mail shipping

Country Scrapbook - All About Country Lore & Life

by Jerry Mack Johnson

Simon & Schuster, 1977

vintage softcover -  fairly good condition 

cover is lightly soiled

320 pages -

our price:  $6.95 plus media mail shipping

The Seasonal Hearth -

The Woman at Home in Early America

by Adelaide Hechtlinger

The Overlook Press, 1986

hardcover-  good condition -

256 pages

our price:  $14.95 plus media mail shipping

Defiant Gardens - Making Gardens in Wartime

by Kenneth I. Helphand

Trinity University Press, 2006

hardcover, 303 pages

very good like new condition - pages are clean and intact

our price:   $17.95 plus media mail shipping

Reader’s Digest Back to Basics - How To Learn and Enjoy Traditional American Skills

edited by Norman Mack

Reader’s Digest, 1981

excellent condition

456  pages

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

Period Gardens - New Life for Historic Landscapes

by Patrick Taylor

photographs by Eric Crichton

Atlantic Monthly Press, 1991

hardcover, 216 pages

excellent condition

pages are crisp and clean

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

Recreating the Period Garden

edited by Graham Stuart Thomas, OBE, VMH, DHM,VMM

Gardens Consultant to the National Trust

David R. Godine, Publisher, 1985

First U.S. edition stated

hardcover,  excellent like new condition, 192 pages

pages are clean, crisp, and intact

$14.95 plus media mail shipping

The Art of Gardening Through The Ages

by Tassilo Wengel

translated from German by Leonard Goldman

Edition Leipzig, 1987

vintage hardcover,  272 pages

interior pages - very good condition

dustjacket is worn and has been repaired

our price:  $7.95  plus media mail shipping


Your Farm Bureau

by Alice Sturgis

with verses by Richard Armour and cartoons by Leo Hersfield

illustrated by Alan Atkins

McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1958

vintage hardcover,  233 pages

very good condition

our price:  $12.95  plus media mail shipping


Changing Works - Visions of a Lost Agriculture

by Douglas Harper

University of Chicago Press, 2001

clothbound hardcover, 302 pages

excellent condition

gift inscription signed by author on front endpage

one page has a dog-eared crease that has been flattened

our price:  $19.95  plus media mail shipping


Old Farm Buildings

by Nigel Harvey

Shire 10 Album

Shire Publications Ltd., 1980

agricultural history of England

softcover booklet, 33 pages

our price:  $3.75  plus media mail shipping


Farms and Farmers in An Urban Age

by Edward Higbee

A Twentieth Century Fund Study, 1968

vintage softcover, 183 pages

very good condition

our price:  $19.95  plus media mail shipping


Americans in Agriculture - Portraits in Diversity

1990 Yearbook of Agriculture

edited by Deborah Takiff Smith

hardcover, 183 pages

good condition

our price:  $7.95  plus media mail shipping


The Vertical Farm - Feeding the World in the

21st Century

by Dr. Dickson Despommier, 2010

DVD - 6.5 hours unabridged

our price:  $9.95  plus media mail shipping


Hawai, ‘i’s - College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources - Celebrating the First 100 Years

BRAND NEW - STILL IN PLASTIC WRAP

edited by Barry M. Brennan and James R. Hollyer

oversized hardcover, 310 pages

our price:  $26.95  plus media mail shipping

The Best of The Old Farmer’s Almanac

The First Two Hundred Years

edited by Judson Hale

Random House, 1992

softcover, 244 pages

fair condition

our price:   $3.50 plus media mail shipping

Plough and Pasture -

The Early History of Farming

A Volume in the Life of Science Library

Number 27

Part I: Prehistoric Farming of Europe and the Near East by E. Cecil Curwen

Part II: Farming of Non-European Peoples

by Gudmond Hatt

Henry Schuman, 1953

vintage hardcover, 329 pages

good condition considering age of book

former library book - no dustjacket

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

Food, Farming, and Hunting

American Indian Contributions to the World

by Emory Dean Keoke and Kay Marie Porterfield

Chelsea House Publishing, 2005

hardcover,  148 pages

interior pages - excellent condition

former library book

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

Bible Plants for American Gardens

by Eleanor Anthony King

Dover Publications, Inc., 1975

vintage softcover,  204 pages

interior pages - good condition

our price:   $5.95 plus media mail shipping

Plants of Colonial Days - A Guide to 160 Flowers, Shrubs, and Trees in the Gardens

of Colonial Williamsburg

by Raymond L. Taylor

Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, 1973

vintage softcover,  107 pages

interior pages - good condition

our price:   $5.95 plus media mail shipping

The Heirloom Garden - Selecting & Growing

Over 300 Old-Fashioned Ornamentals

by JoAnn Gardner

Garden Way Publishing Co.,

First Printing, 1992

hardcover, 240 pages

like new condition

our price:   $10.95 plus media mail shipping

Farming and Democracy

by A. Whitney Griswold

Yale University Press, 1952

hardcover, 227 pages

very good condition

our price:   $24.95 plus media mail shipping

A Nation of Farmers

Defeating the Food Crisis on American Soil

by Sharon Astyk and Aaron Newton

New Society Publishers, 2009

softcover, 393 pages

very good condition

our price:   $10.95 plus media mail shipping

Colonial Gardens

by Rudy F. Favretti & Gordon P. DeWolf

Barre Publishers, 1972

vintage hardcover, 165 pages

interior pages - very good condition

dustjacket is worn as shown in photo

our price:   $11.95 plus media mail shipping

Gardening With Heirloom Plants

by David Stuart

Reader’s Digest, 1997

hardcover, 165 pages

interior pages - very good condition

dustjacket shows light wear

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

The Old Farmer and His Almanack

Being some observations on life and manners in new England a hundred years ago, suggested by reading the earlier, as well as a variety of miscellaneous matter

by George Lyman Kittredge

Corner House Publishers, 1974

(first published in 1792)

hardcover, 403 pages

former library book with library markings

on cover

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1905 - Yearbook of the United States  Department of Agriculture

by David Stuart

Government Printing Office, 1906

vintage hardcover, 815 pages

discoloration spots due to age

our price:   $24.95 plus media mail shipping

1907 - Yearbook of the United States  Department of Agriculture

by David Stuart

Government Printing Office, 1908

vintage hardcover, 798 pages

discoloration spots due to age

some pages appears to have some insect

damage on the end of the page

our price:   $24.95 plus media mail shipping

American Farms - Exploring Their History

by R. Douglas Hurt

Krieger Publishing Company, 1996

hardcover, 165 pages

former library book

our price:   $10.95 plus media mail shipping

Mama Wears Two Aprons

Women in Farming and Farm Marketing

by Margaret Marshall Coleman

Publishing Works, 2008

signed by author

softcover, 131 pages

good condition

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

From the Farm to the Table

What All Americans Need to Know About

Agriculture

by Gary Holthaus

University Press of Kentucky, 2006

hardcover,  363 pages

good condition

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

The Green Rising - An Historical Survey of Agrarianism, With Special Reference to the

Organized Efforts of the Farmers of the

United States to Improve Their Economic

and Social Status

by W.B. Bizzell, PH.D., LL.D

The Macmillan Company, 1926

vintage hardcover,  269 pages

very good condition

former library book

rare collector’s item

our price:   $24.95 plus media mail shipping

The Emergence of Agriculture

by Bruce D. Smith

Scientific American Library, 1995

hardcover,  231 pages

like new condition

our price:   $14.95 plus media mail shipping

New Roots for Agriculture

New Edition

by Wes Jackson

Foreword by Wendell Berry

University of Nebraska Press, 1985

softcover,  151 pages

good condition

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

Farmers at the Crossroads

by Ezra Taft Benson

(as told to Carlisle Bergeron)

Unabridged Special Edition

Devin-Adair Company, 1956

vintage softcover,  109 pages

good condition

rare collector’s item

our price:   $24.95 plus media mail shipping

The Dutch-American Farm

by David Steven Cohen

New York University Press, 1992

hardcover,  240 pages

very good condition

our price:   $26.95 plus media mail shipping

Plants of the Bible and How to Grow Them

by Allan A. Swenson

Citadel Press, 2002

hardcover,  217 pages

very good like new condition

our price:   $26.95 plus media mail shipping

Farmers of Forty Centuries

or Permanent Agriculture in China,

Korea, and Japan

by F.H. King

Rodale Press, reprinted from 1911 edition

hardcover, 441 pages

good condition

our price:   $12.95 plus media mail shipping

Threshing Days

The Farm Paintings of Lavern Kammerude

text by Chester Garthwaite

Wisconsin Folk Museum, 1990

hardcover, 103 pages

good condition

our price:   $14.95 plus media mail shipping

Son of a Farmer - Child of the Earth

A Path of Agriculture’s Higher Consciousness

by Eric Herm

softcover, 248 pages

some underlining, notes, and dog-eared pages

our price:   $8.95 plus media mail shipping

A Window in Time

Merrimack Farmers’Exchange in Crisis and

Transition

by Charles F. Sheridan

privately published, 2010

softcover, 84 pages

our price:   $14.95 plus media mail shipping

From the Farm to the Table

What all Americans need to know about agriculture

by Gary Holthaus

University Press of Kentucky, 2006

hardcover, 363 pages

no dustjacket

very good condition

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

Grandma’s Garden

A Celebration of Old-Fashioned Gardening

by Laura Martin

Longstreet Press, 1990

softcover, 153 pages

very good condition

our price:   $7.50 plus media mail shipping

Living at Nature’s Pace - Farming & The American Dream

by Gene Logsdon

Chelsea Green Publishing, 2000

softcover, 258 pages

good condition

our price:   $10.95 plus media mail shipping

Good Old Days Remembers Working on the Farm

edited by Ken & Janice Tate

House of White Birches, 2000

hardcover, 160 pages

good condition

our price:   $12.95 plus media mail shipping

 

The Last Harvest

The Genetic Gamble That Threatens to Destroy American Agriculture

by Paul Raeburn

University of Nebraska Press, 1996

softcover, 269 pages

like new condition

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

A History of the Maine Agricultural Experiment Station

by David C. Smith

UMO Life Sciences and Agricultural Experiment Station, 1980

vintage hardcover, 292 pages

former library book

our price:   $24.95 plus media mail shipping

The American Farm - A Vanishing Way of Life

text by David G. Brown

principal photography by Dudley Witney

Key Porter Books, 1998

hardcover, 159 pages

our price:   $14.95 plus media mail shipping

The American Farm - A Vanishing Way of Life

text by David G. Brown

principal photography by Dudley Witney

Key Porter Books, 1998

hardcover, 159 pages

our price:   $14.95 plus media mail shipping

That We May Eat

U.S. Department of Agriculture

1975

vintage hardcover, 362 pages

good condition

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

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Slippin’ Away: The Loss of Black-Owned Farms

Proceedings of the Home Mission Forum

Ownesboro, Kentucky, 1987

Co-Sponsored by the Catholic Committee of the South and the Catholic Diocese of Ownesboro,

Kentucky

Glenmary Research Center - Atlanta, Georgia

edited by David Dybiec, 1988

vintage softcover, 66 pages, former library book

cover has library markings as shown in photo

rare collector’s item

our price:   $34.95 plus media mail shipping

The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady

by Edith Holden

A facsimile reproduction of a naturalist’s diary

Webb & Bower Ltd., 1978

hardcover -  186 pages

good condition

stunning color illustrations

our price:   $12.95 plus media mail shipping

 

Farms of Tomorrow Revisited

Community Supported Farms - Farm

Supported Communities

by Trauger Groh & Steven McFadden

Biodynamic Farming and Gardening Association, 1997

Kimberton, Pennsylvania

softcover, 294 pages

very good condition

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

The Biggle Garden Book

Vegetables, Small Fruits and Flowers for Pleasure and Profit

Biggle Farm Library

by Jacob Biggle

(first published in 1908)

Skyhorse Publishing, 2014

hardcover, 184 pages

very good “like new” condition

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

Farm

The Vernacular Tradition of Working Buildings

by David Larkin

The Monicelli Press, 1995

oversized hardcover, 240 pages

interior pages - good condition

stunning color photos

principal photography by Paul Rocheleau

cover is stained - no dustjacket

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

 

A Book of Country Things

An account account of the everyday life

of a pre-industrial farm in the early 1800s

told by Walter Needham

recorded by Barrows Mussey

Alan C. Hood & Company, 1965

softcover -  166 pages

good condition

stunning color illustrations

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping