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Tropical Agriculture, An Abridged Field Guide
Donald S Hubbell
Howard W Sams International Kansas City 1965 First Edition
 Hard Cover Agriculture. The author is recognised throughout the world as an expert in tropical agriculture; this book is a compilation of his own copious notes over 25 years of direct experience in the tropical and sub-tropical regions. 294 pages, d/j is fairly tattered, book itself is very good with just a little foxing.  Very Good/Poor
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: AF7385  Bookseller: Kay's Secondhand Books and Used Sheet Music
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The Potential Of Aquaculture In Australia: Australian Fisheries Paper No. 21
prepared by J L Maclean
ISBN: 0642007268
Australian Dept of Agriculture, Fisheries Division, AGPS Canberra, A.C.T. 1975 
 Hard Cover Is aquaculture, or fish farming, practical in Australia? How much does it cost to establish a farm? This book is not a handbook or a 'do it yourself' manual - it discusses the broad principles and describes some of the operations currently being undertaken in Australia, and outlines the possibilities while listing the difficulties facing aquaculturalists. 133pp. D/j is marked and worn along edges.  Very Good/Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: AF7090  Bookseller: Kay's Secondhand Books and Used Sheet Music
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DUCKS FOR STARTERS A Practical Guide to Backyard Duck Keeping
Wicking, Bruce
ISBN: 1875207007
Richard Lee Clifton Hill 1990 First Edition
 Paperback With illustrations, a very good copy. From hatchling ducklings to bad smells, a down to earth guide on keeping ducks. This book is light, and postage will be reduced for shipment within Australia. ; 215 x 135mm; 47 pages Very Good+
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20694  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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VETERINARY NOTES FOR HORSE OWNERS A Manual of Horse Medicine and Surgery
Hayes, Captain M. Horace
Stanley Paul London 1974 Reprint
 Paper Back New and completely revised edition with over 100 illustrations. Revised by J. F. Tutt. ; 230 x 140mm; xxix, 656 pages Near Fine with no dust jacket
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20700  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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The Other Side of Eden ~ Hunters, Farmers and the Shaping of the World ~ Inuit
Brody, Hugh
ISBN: 9780865476103
North Point Press, newy, 2001. 
  Hardcover. Good Condition (ex-library)/Very Good. First American. 376 pages. Ex-Library book with minimal library markings, covered in clear removable plastic.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Indigenous Cultures; Arctic; Farming & Rural Life. ISBN: 0865476101. ISBN/EAN: 9780865476103. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52232. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 52232  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
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Beef Cattle Breeding and Management
Beattie M.A, W A
The Pastoral Review Pty Ltd, Melbourne, 1962. 
  Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Revised Edition. Sun fading and minor wear to cloth covers. 550 pages. Endpapers browned, text block clean. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australia; 1960s; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52384. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 52384  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
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Drip Irrigation - A Grapegrower’s Guide Third Edition
Jeremy Giddings (Editor),
ISBN: 9780734713056
NSW Agriculture, New South Wales, 2004. 
  Softcover. Good+ Condition (ex-library)/. Third Edition. Ex-library book. Usual markings & stamps. Difficult to find publication. 124 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australia; Gardening. ISBN: 0734713053. ISBN/EAN: 9780734713056. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52822. 
Price: 52.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 52822  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
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Wool - Staple Trades and Industries - Edited by Gordon D Knox - Vol 1
Omerod, Frank
ConConstable and Company Ltd, London, 1918. 
  Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. No internal inscriptions. Some light, scattered foxing. Light wear to extremities of boards. One page/photo is detached from binding, but is present. 216 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52930. 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 52930  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
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The Honey Flora of Victoria
Dept Agriculture Victoria,
Department of Agriculture, Victoria, No date. 
  Softcover (Side-stapled). Good Condition/. Fifth Edition. Not dated, but previous owner's name on front cover along with 'June 1952'. Light age wear & discolouration to the white/cream card cover. 136 pages. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australia; 1950s; Gardening. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52938. 
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 52938  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
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Growing Soft Fruit
Genders, Roy
ISBN: 0720709512
Pelham Books London 1977 1st Edition
 Hard Cover with Dust Jacket VG+, Shelfwear, mild edge-staining, light browning/VG, Price-clipped, edgewear, small internal stain, browning. In the 'Garden Farming Series'. 128 pages, including the index. Illustrated with drawings. Photo on request.  Very Good +/Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 033342  Bookseller: Klanhorn
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HORSES AND STABLES
Fitzwygram, Sir F.
Longmans, Green and Co. London 1901 Fifth Edition
 Hardcover Book has been rebacked retaining the original spine strip and endpapers, new paper title label, previous owners bookplate to front pastedown endpaper, with 8 plates at front of book and 14 plates throughout the book and remaining 34 plates at rear of book making a total of 56 plates. Glossary of Some Medical Terms, index. Includes stable design, diseases, principles of shoeing. ; 225 x 150mm; viii, [8], 560, [56] pages Very Good+
Price: 55.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20249  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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PROFITABLE PIG FARMING
Johnson, Geoffrey
Farming Press Suffolk 1973 
 Hardcover With photographic illustrations, diagrams, a very good copy lacking a dustjacket. ; 220 x 140mm; 207 pages Very Good+ with no dust jacket
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20366  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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Native and Adapted Cattle
Kelley, R.B.
Angus and Robertson 1959  1959 
  8vo. hardcover. 275pp. index, b/w illus. Very good. / Good d/w torn at rear with chipped top edge. 
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 59889  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Beef Shorthorn in Australia.
Ellis, M. H.
Sydney & Melbourne Publishing Company. Sydney: 1932  1932 
  4to. Pictorial boards with cloth spine. 256pp. index, b/w illus. Very good, light rubbing to cover edges. 
Price: 250.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 59545  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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In the Service of Agriculture. A centennial history of the New South Wales Department of Agriculture 1890-1990.
Mylrea, P. J.
ISBN: 0730566315
NSW Agriculture & Fisheries, Australia, 1990.  1990 
  Small 4to. hardcover. 282pp. index, b/w illus. Fine. / Fine d/w. 
Price: 9.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 55758  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Farming Game
Makeham, J. P.; Malcolm, L. R.
ISBN: 0959998578
Gill Sydney 1981  1981 
  8vo. softcover. 560pp. very good, light foxing, owner's inside cover, inscription on title page. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 55380  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Cultivation of Citrus Fruits
Hume, H. Harold
Macmillan Company 1951  1951 
  8vo. Cloth, no d/w. 561pp. Index. Illustrations. 31 Chapters. Contents includes Oranges, Mandarin, Pomelos and Shaddocks, Kumquats, Critrons, Lemons, Limes, botany, propagation, planting, insects and diseases and fungus. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 54753  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Maize and Potato Experiments, 1913-14. Farmers’ Experiment plots
Department of Agriculture
Department of Agriculture NSW 1914  1914 
  8vo. softcover. 64pp. b/w illus. Good, cover creased on corner & torn at spine ends. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 52543  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Horse-drawn farm implements: Part I Ploughs
Thompson, John
John Thompson, 1978  1978 
  Large 8vo. stapled wraps. 76pp. b/w illus. very good, spine faded, owner's initials on fep. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 52427  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Handy Devices for Farm and Home
Miller, Vernon E. (editor)
ISBN: 0848704878
Oxmoor House, Birmingham 1978  1978 
  4to. softcover. 112pp. b/w ilus. Very good, cover lightly rubbed with a crease to corner. 
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 50881  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Raising Sheep the Modern Way . Updated and Revised Edition
Simmons, Paula
ISBN: 0882665294
Storey Publishing, LLC January 3, 1989  1989 
  8vo softcover 288pp very good. Here's the small-scale sheep raiser's bible, newly revised to reflect the changes occurring in the industry during the past thirteen years. Includes information on: new theories about breeding, pregnancy management, and handling of lambs; new medications; new vaccines; new products; as well as a completely new chapter on using guard dogs. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 49621  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Axes & Chainsaws Use and Maintenance
Stephens, Rockwell
Storey Publishing Bulletin A-13 1988 Updated  0 
  8vo. wraps. 31pp. Very good. Illustrated with photo's and line drawings. Includes Bow Saws. 
Price: 6.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 49624  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Fast-Growing Firewood
Hill, Lewis
Storey Publishing Bulletin A-69 1981  1981 
  8vo. wraps. 32pp. Very good. Illustrated with photo's and line drawings. 
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 49626  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Small-Scale Pig Raising
Loon, Dirk Van
ISBN: 0882661361
Storey Publishing, LLC January 11, 1978  1978 
  8vo softcover 272pp very good. Author Dirk van Loon explains why raising a feeder pig is the best bet for someone with little land who wants to produce the most meat for the smallest investment of time and money. Besides caring for the animal, van Loon offers extensive tips on home butchering, with step-by-step instructions and many photos covering the process--from slaughtering to portioning meat for the freezer. The other day a friend considering raising an animal for meat asked me whether he would be better off getting a calf or a piglet. Without hesitation I said pig. From this beginning, author Dirk van Loon explains exactly why raising a feeder pig is the best bet for someone with little land who wants to produce the most meat for the smallest investment of time and money. Small-Scale Pig Raising covers everything from buying a pig to smoking your own bacon. You'll learn about: * Housing & equipment * Penning & handling * Health & nutrition * Commercial feeds and feeding * Alternative feeds * Pig digestion & physiology * Breeding & farrowing * Management techniques * Butchering Small-Scale Pig Raising is extra good on home butchering, with step-by-step instructions and many photos covering the entire process from slaughtering to portioning meat for the freezer. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 49618  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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A Guide to Raising Llamas: Care, Showing, Breeding, Packing, Profiting
Birutta, Gale
ISBN: 0882669540
Storey Books May 1997  1997 
  8vo softcover 327pp very good. Everything readers need to know about behavior, facilities, first aid, breeding, birthing, fleece harvesting, and marketing.Everything you need to know to raise lovable, profitable llamas. Llamas are fast becoming one of the best choices for backyard livestock, and this comprehensive guide will give you the expert advice you need, including tips on: -- Buying your first llama -- Breeding, birthing, and herd management -- Health care, feeding, and facilities -- Llama behavior and training -- Using llamas as guardian and expedition animals -- Marketing llama fleece and organic manure. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 49615  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Equipping Your Horse Farm: Tractors, Trailers & Other Implements
Hill, Cherry
Storey Publishing, LLC 2006  2006 
  4to softcover 181pp index, b/w illus. very good+. Selecting appropriate, high-quality equipment is critical to running a horse farm safely and efficiently. The proper tractor, implements, trailer, and truck will lighten your workload and help you provide a clean, safe, and healthy environment for your horses. Whether you keep one or two horses on a few acres or run a professional equine facility, Cherry Hill and Richard Klimesh, America's trusted voices on all things equine, will guide you through all your equipment purchases. You'll learn how to assess your farm's needs and how to avoid making choices that could result in costly maintenance and repair bills. nnHill and Klimesh lead you through every aspect of equipment selection, including all-purpose vehicles and a wide variety of implements such as loaders, mowers, harrows, and spreaders. This comprehensive handbook also includes advice on evaluating used tractors and trailers, tips on keeping your machinery and equipment in good working order, and guidelines for safe operation. A point-by-point inventory of desirable features and accessories, numerous photographs and illustrations, and thorough checklists provide additional information as you make the best choices for your farm. 
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 42102  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Henkeeping: Inspiration and Practical Advice for Would-be Smallholders
Eastoe, Jane
ISBN: 9781843403586
Collins & Brown, UK, 2007.  2007 
  12mo. illustrated boards, hardcover. 96pp. index, colour & b/w illus. Near Fine. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 62940  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Australian Dairy Industry An economic study
Drane, N. T. and Edwards, H. R. (edited by).
F.W.Chesire Melbourne 1961.  1961 
  8vo. First edition. 321pp. Folding map and b/w diagrams. Contents include Problems of Dairy Industry, Development of Dairying, Demand for Australian Dairy Products, Supply, Incomes of Dairy Farmers, Government Assistance to Butterfat Producers, Regulation of the whole milk and cream supply, The next decade, Future organisation of the dairy industry. Index. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 32330  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Bacteria in Relation to The Milk Supply
Chalmers, C. H.
Edward Arnold & Co. 1948 third edition  0 
  8vo, green cloth, faded at spine, spine worn top and bottom, otherwise solid copy. 272pp. Contents include Drugs, water, Electrolyte, metabolism, Autonomic Nervous system, Central Nervous system, Alimentary system, Circulatory System, Respiratory system, Skin, Chemotherapy, Bacterial Infections, Helminth Infections, Insect Infections,Disinfectants, Index. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 32329  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Ground Rules - Perspectives on Land Stewardship
Roberts, Brian
ISBN: 0949414522
University of Southern Queensland Press 1993  1993 
  4to softcover 315pp, b/w illus. very good, front cover creased. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 32002  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Pesticide Management in Catchments. Symposium Proceedings February 1998
Condamine, C. et al.
Dep''t of Primary Industries Qld. 1998  1998 
  4to. softcover. 161pp. near fine. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 31600  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Irrigation Canals and Other Irrigation Works Including the Flow of Water in Irrigation Canals and Open and Closed Channels Generally with Tables
Flynn, P.J.
San Francisco: George Spaulding Co. 1892  1892 
  4to. original cloth hardcover. spine & corners rebacked in black leather. 398pp. 283pp. b/w illus. vol.1 has index. vol 2 has tables. very good. 
Price: 75.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 6594  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Profitable Poultry Farming - describing in detail the methods that give the best results and pointing out the Mistakes to be Avoided.
Sutcliffe, J.H.
L Upcott Gill, London n.d. (1895?)  1895 
  8vo.128pp. rebound hard cover, with new lable to front board and spine. Copy foxed on end pages. Inscription from po to his mother on title page. End pages consist of advertising. Illustrated with cook breeds, tables, drawings, layouts. Index. Contents include Causes and Failure in the Past, Essential and Aids to Success, Houses and Runs, Feeding and Mangement for Winter Laying, Hatching, Rearing, Preserving Eggs, choice of Breeds, Prices and Balance Sheets, Marketing, Book-keeping, Diseases and Their Treatment. 
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 24093  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Sulphur in Australasian agriculture
McLachlan, Kenneth Duncan,
ISBN: 0424068508
Sydney Sydney University Press 1975  1975 
  8vo hardcover 261pp index. very good / very good d/w 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 24928  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Poultry Nutrition
EWING W. Ray
Ray Ewing Compny California 1963 Fifth Edition
 Hardcover No Dustjacket 1475 pp. Black cover with gilt lettering. Brown spotting to page edges. Owners name inside front cover. Revised edition  Near Fine
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 09772  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Keeping Chickens. (Green Guides)
Wright, Liz
ISBN: 9781847869951
Flame Tree Publishing, London 2011  2011 
  8vo. softcover. 256pp. index, colour illus. Very good, fep has slight wrinkle. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 63231  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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POULTRY FARMING
Department Of Agriculture, Victoria
Department of Agriculture Victoria 1960 Tenth Edition
 Paperback With many illustrations, original wrappers chipped at top of spine, a very good copy. This book was prepared by the Poultry Section in conjunction with the Veterinary Staff of the Department of Agriculture. This book is light, and postage will be reduced for shipment within Australia. ; 240 x 150mm; 239 pages Very Good+
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 7834  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A Century of Russian Agriculture: From Alexander II to Khruschev (Russian Research Center Studies)
Lazar Volin
ISBN: 0674106210
Harvard University Press  1970 First Edition
 Hard Cover No Dustjacket 644 pp. Ex University Library copy. Grey cloth cover has library marlking on the spine. Brown marks on page edges. Ex-Library Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 43155  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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THE FARM SHOP
Wakeman, T. J. and McCoy, Vernon Lee
The MacMillan Company New York 1960 First Edition
 Hardcover With illustrations and line drawings throughout, a very good copy without a dustjacket. Heavy book may require extra postage cost. ; 250 x 175mm; x, 597 pages Very Good+ with no dust jacket
Price: 90.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21069  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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FROM STRENGTH TO STRENGTH History of Springsure Shows
Young, Margaret
ISBN: 0959075208
Springsure Pastoral and Agricultural Society Mackay, Qld 1984 First Edition
 Hardcover With photographic illustrations, map, A fine copy. This book is light, and postage will be reduced for shipment within Australia. ; 270 x 215mm; 53 pages; Signed by Author Fine
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21088  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A HANDBOOK FOR JACKEROOS And Others
Pockley, L. A.
ISBN: 0858355302
Bay Books Sydney N.D. First Edition
 Hardcover With photographic illustrations in colour, A fine copy in fine dustjacket. ; 225 x 150mm; x, 670 pages Fine in Fine dust jacket
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21114  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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SHEEP MANAGEMENT AND DISEASES
Belschner, H. G.
Angus & Robertson Sydney/London 1950 First Edition
 Hard Cover With many photographic illustrations and diagrams, fold out chart, spine sunned, previous owner's name on front pastedown endpaper. A very good copy lacking dustjacket. ; 220 x 145mm; x, 718 pages Very Good+ with no dust jacket
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 8437  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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STOREY’S GUIDE TO RAISING POULTRY Breeds - Care - Health
Mercia, Leonard S.
ISBN: 9781580172639
Storey Publishing U. S. A. 2001 First thus.
 Paperback The Best Advice on Raising Chickens, Turkeys, Waterfowl, and Game Birds. Storey's Guide to Raising Poultry is an invaluable resource for everyone who raises poultry. It contains the most comprehensive and current information available on: - Selecting birds for meat or egg production, Housing and equipment, Home processing of eggs and poultry, Flock health, Brooding and rearing. A fine copy. ; 230 x 155mm; viii, 343 pages Fine
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21158  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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La Belle Saison - Living Off the Land in Rural France
Atkinson, Patricia
ISBN: 1844136019
Century London 2005 
 Trade Paperback 308 pp. Light browning to page edges.  Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 43762  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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PESTICIDE INDEX, (Bcpc Symposium Proceedings)
Copping L. G. (Editor)
ISBN: 0948404884
Royal Society of Chemistry/ British Crop Protection Council  1995 Third Edition
 Trade Paperback 266 pp. Owners name on first page.  Near Fine
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 43835  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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The Pesticide Manual: Incorporating The Agrochemicals Handbook
TOMLIN Clive (Editor)
ISBN: 0948404795
British Crop Protection Council  1995 Tenth Edition
 Pictorial Boards No d/w 1341 pp. Heavy book may require an extra shipping charge.   Fine
Price: 70.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 43832  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Fruit Growing - Modern Cultural Methods
BAGENAL N. B. (Editor)
Ward Lock & Co  1946 Revised Edition
 Hard Cover No Dustjacket 416 pp. Olive green cover has wear on the edges and spine. Browning to page edges and endpapers. Interior of book in very good condition. Unread copy.  Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 43948  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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A HISTORY OF THE HORSHAM AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY A Hundred Horsham Shows
Maroske, Ian
ISBN: 0959615407
The Horsham Agricultural Society Horsham, Victoria 1978 First Edition
 Hardcover With many illustrations, illustrated endpapers, signed by the author on half title, A fine copy in fine dustjacket. ; 225 x 140mm; xiii, 182 pages; Signed by Author Fine in Fine dust jacket
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 19588  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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STOCK POISONING Field Investigations Into Mortalities in Stock Due to Irritant Poisons and Other Factors
Ryan, T. K
Associated General Press Sydney 1947 First Edition
 Hardcover Number 4 in the "Profitable Farming" series. With illustrations, a very good copy, This book is light, and postage will be reduced for shipment. ; 220 x 140mm; 239 pages Very Good+ with no dust jacket
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21270  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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Ploughing in Prejudices
Faulkner, Edward H.
Michael Joseph  1948 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 190 pp. Dustjacket has wear on the edges with small pieces from the front lower edge and top of the spine. Browning to page edges. Inscription inside front cover.  Very Good/Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 33709  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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THE GATEWAY TO QUALITY PRODUCTS BY CYCLONE Catalogue No. 48, January 1937
Cyclone Fence and Gate Company
Cyclone Fence and Gate Co. Pty. Ltd. Melbourne 1937 First thus.
 Paperback Front cover has window with colour illustration underneath on title page, a very good copy. This book is light, and postage will be reduced for shipment. A wonderful catalogue showing images of rural and town fencing and gates plus play equipment - see saws, swings, slides etc. ; 240 x 155mm; 84 pages Very Good+
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21283  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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SMALL-SCALE LIVESTOCK FARMING A Grass-Based Approach for Health, Sustainability, and Profit
Ekarius, Carol
ISBN: 1580171621
Storey Books North Adams 1999 First Edition
 Paperback With illustrations, an as new copy. ; 280 x 220mm; vi, 217 pages Fine
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21316  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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Irrigation For Profit: Water Force Queensland
no author
ISBN: 0646002074
Irrigation Association Of Australia, Brisbane, 1990. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 160 pages. 600 grams. Book is in very good unmarked condition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 160 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Farming & Rural Life; ISBN: 0646002074. ISBN/EAN: 9780646002071. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 7208. Very Good Condition
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 7208  Bookseller: Serendipitous Ink
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Farm Workshop And Maintenance
Legge, Travers
ISBN: 0258967692
Agricultural Press, London, 1972. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 186 pages. 600 grams. Book is in good ex-library condition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 186 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Farming & Rural Life; ISBN: 0258967692. ISBN/EAN: 9780258967690. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 7237. Good Condition
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 7237  Bookseller: Serendipitous Ink
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BEEF CATTLE BREEDING AND MANAGEMENT
Beattie, W. A.
The Pastoral Review Pty. Ltd Melbourne 1963 Revised Edition
 Hardcover With 42 pages of illustrated stud breeder's notices at rear of book, a very good copy. ; 220 x 140mm; xii, 508, 42 pages Very Good+ with no dust jacket
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21444  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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Worm Farming Made Simple
Windust, Allan
ISBN: 0646326643
Allscape, Victoria, 1997. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Edition Unstated. From beginner to professional. Learn from the world's best growers. Vibrant flowers, healthy fruit & vegetables, low water use - all come from usig man's best friend - the earthworm. Learn the secrets of worm composting & how to encourage earthworms to garden for you. Trade Paperback. Size: 180mm - 250mm. 221 pages. Covers have some shelf-wear, a few marks, some creasing, as well as some bumping to corners and extremiies. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Farming & Rural Life; ISBN: 0646326643. ISBN/EAN: 9780646326641. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 18874. Good Condition
Price: 16.68 (AUD)
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The Story Of The Land : The Bible of the Bush turns 100. 1911 - 2011
Graham, Vernon
John Dwyer, Sydney, 2011. Edition Unstated
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. Edition Unstated. "Writing a book about a newspaper, particularly one about to clock up 100 years, is a bit like producing an edition of The Land itself. It's a battle to dig up as much interesting & relevant information as possible & then writing & presenting those stories in the best way possible & then writing & presenting those stories in the best way possible while also meeting a publishing deadline...The Land has stood the test of time...In more recent times, farmers have had to contend with interference from greenies & other influential & well-heeled voices from the big cities intent on dictating to the rest of us,includingon dictating to the rest of us, including farmers, about how we should live & think...This book aims to prevent an insight into the people who have produced The Land for the past 100 years & a snapshot of the people & issues that filled its pages during the last century." Size: 250mm - 330mm. 268 pages. Dust Jacket has some shelf-wear as well as some bumping to corners and extremities. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australia; ISBN/EAN: 9780646538556. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 18651. Good Condition
Price: 83.40 (AUD)
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The Vine In Australia and Wine-Growing In Australia : 2 Volume Facsimle Set, Limited Edition In Slipcase - No. 152 0f 1000 Copies
Kelly, A. C.
ISBN: 0908197241
David Ell, Sydney, 1980. Facsimile Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Facsimile Edition. "Dr. A C Kelly was a Scottish physician who emigrated to South Australia in 1840. He practised briefly at Port Adelaide & in the first Adelaide hospital * then purchased land near Morphett Vale. For the next 30 years he was among the colony's pioneer wine growers, at his Trinity vineyard &, later, Tintara. Dr. Kelly wrote two books, The Vine in Australia (1861) & Wine Growing in Australia (1867). For many years these were the standard texts in Australia for progressive wine-growers, because Dr. Kelly imported oenological knowledge from Europe, tested it in practice, translated it & made it available to his fellow settlers..." Slipcase is rubbed & the corners are bumped The Vine In Australia ISBN 0908197241 and Wine Growing in Australia ISBN 090819725X Size: 180mm - 250mm. Covers have some shelf-wear, as well as some bumping to corners and extremiies. Books come in their original slipcase. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Agriculture; Australia; Cooking, Wine & Dining. ISBN: 0908197241. ISBN/EAN: 9780908197248. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 18617. Good Condition
Price: 69.50 (AUD)
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Camden Park : Birth of Australia’s Agriculture
Gregory, Denis
ISBN: 0730566943
NSW Agriculture, Australia, 1992. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Denis Gregory. First Edition. "John & Elizabeth Macarthur settled 'Camden Park' in 1806 & through their vision & determination, made the most significant contribution to agricultural development in the history of Australia. This art collection & book tell an entertaining story about the Macarthurs as pioneers in wool, dairying, horticulture, cropping & wine production, as well as showing the beautiful characteristics of the 'Camden Park' property. The Camden Park Heritage Art Collection was possible, because so many of the historic buildings & sites on 'Camden Park' remarkably intact...Well known author & journalist Denis Gregory who, like Greg Turner, lives in the central western town of Orange, New South Wales, was invited to write the text to complement the art reproductions....This is a book of fine art. It is also an important historic documentary to show the world that 'Camden Park' was indeed the birthplace of Australia's agriculture." Size: 250mm - 330mm. 93 pages. Covers have some shelf-wear and bumping to corners. Illustrator: Denis Gregory. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australia; 19th century; History. ISBN: 0730566943. ISBN/EAN: 9780730566946. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 18503. Good Condition
Price: 69.50 (AUD)
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Strawberry Culture: Fifth Edition
Mort, C. H.
NSW Department Of Agriculture, New South Wales, 1974. As Stated In The Title
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. As Stated In The Title. "...Strawberries offer quicker returns on capital outlay than any other fruit crop. The work is light & they can provide a congenial way of supplementing the family income on small properties. On small plots, hand cultivation implements, a knapsack spray & some means of irrigation are all that are required. For larger areas, mechanization must be considered...." Stapled Card Covers. Size: 180mm - 250mm. 32 pages. Covers have some shelf-wear, as well as some bumping to corners and extremiies. Covers have a few marks. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Gardening. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 18489. Good Condition
Price: 13.90 (AUD)
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Real Dirt: How I beat My Grid-Life Crisis
Woodford, James
Text Publishing, Melbourne, 2008. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Edition Unstated. "It took James Woodford a while to realise that the greasy pole of big-city ambition was not for him. To rediscover the environmentalist he'd aspired to be when he was young, & to get his family out of the city. But eventually they made it: to the wildly beautiful south coast of New South Wales & a sustainable, self-sufficient, solar-powered lifestyle on 120 acres. No house? They'd build one. Land grazed down & eroding into the lake? Fix it up with some love & hard work...coax it to yield home-grown vegies...plant orchards, raise chooks...a humungous worm farm...how hard could it be?" Trade Paperback. Size: 180mm - 250mm. 248 pages. Covers have some shelf-wear. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australia; Environment & Ecology. ISBN/EAN: 9781921351792. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 18478. Good Condition
Price: 16.68 (AUD)
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Viticulture: Volume 1 Resources
Coombe, Dry, B.G. & P.R.
ISBN: 1875130004
Winetitles Adelaide, Australia, 2000. Later Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Later Edition. "This book had its genesis in the mid-1970s with a proposal to the Australian Wine Board by Mr Colin Gramp. A publication committee was appointed & editors & authors were selected to write a comprehensive reference book on Australian viticulture... " Contents: Development & status of Australian Viticulture, The Grapegrowing Regions of Australia, Soils & Australian Viticulture, Climate & Viticulture in Australia,Taxonomy - The Grapevine as a Member of the Plant Kingdom, Grapevine Varieties, Grape Phenology, Grapevine Rootstocks, Grapevine Planting Material, Vineyard Site Selection. Trade Paperback. Size: 180mm - 250mm. 211 pages. Covers have some shelf-wear and bumping to corners. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australia; Reference. ISBN: 1875130004. ISBN/EAN: 9781875130009. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 18297. Good Condition
Price: 166.80 (AUD)
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Keeping Poultry
Intensive Animals Industries Branch,
ISBN: 0724616632
Department ofPrimary Industry & Fisheries Tasmania, Tasmania, 1994. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Edition Unstated. Inscribed by Author. "...Today, 'backyard' egg production is estimated to account for nearly 20% of the total Australian production. This book is intended to further improve & support this popular hobby & ensure that its enjoyment continues to the benefit of fowls & humans alike. The keeping of poultry is subject to a National code of practice for the welfare of animals..." Card Covers. Size: 180mm - 250mm. 114 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Inscribed by Author. ISBN: 0724616632. ISBN/EAN: 9780724616633. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 18327. Good Condition
Price: 20.85 (AUD)
Book Number: 18327  Bookseller: MareeCathie
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A Year of Slow Food
David and Gerda Foster,
ISBN: 1876631465
Duffy and Snellgrove, Potts Point, 2001. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Good/. Edition Unstated. "Twenty five years ago, David & Gerda Foster & their young family moved to Bundanoon, in the fertile Southern Highlands of NSW. They had a yearning to farm. They wanted to eat slow food. Although completely inexperienced, they learned through trial & error how to milk a cow, plant crops, repair their almost derelict house, & grow enough food to feed themselves..." Trade Paperback. Size: 180mm - 250mm. 277 pages. Remnants of old price label on rear cover. Covers have some shelf-wear and bumping to corners. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australia; Environment & Ecology. ISBN: 1876631465. ISBN/EAN: 9781876631468. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 18276. Good
Price: 18.77 (AUD)
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Virus and Related Diseases of Citrus in New South Wales
Fraser, Broadbent, Lilian R. & Patricia
New South Wales Department of Agriculture, Australia, 1979. Edition Unstated
 Hardcover (Printed Boards) Hardcover (Printed Boards). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Edition Unstated. Ex- New South Wales Parliamentary Library. There are canceled library stamp's on the FC and over Parliamentary Library stamp on title page. Size: 240mm-310mm. 77 pages. MC Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Botany; Australia; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 281. Good Condition
Price: 20.85 (AUD)
Book Number: 281  Bookseller: MareeCathie
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Citrus Culture
Levitt, E. C.
New South Wales Department of Agriculture, Australia, 1963. Third Edition
 Softcover (Side-stapled) Softcover (Side-stapled). Good Condition/. Third Edition. 72 Page stapled card covers. Size: 180mm-240mm. 72 pages. Covers have some moderate shelf wear. MC Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Botany; Australia; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 282. Good Condition
Price: 16.68 (AUD)
Book Number: 282  Bookseller: MareeCathie
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Australian Farming Families
Hunt, Deb
Pan Macmillan, Australia, 2015. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Edition Unstated. Inscribed by Author. "...Author Deb Hunt sets out to discover what makes Australian farming families tick. She travels tens of thousands of kilometres to properties at either end of the country, from a vast, dusty cattle run in outback Queensland to the wheat belt of Western Australia & dairy and sheep farms in Tasmania. She introduces us to eight families who survive, even thrive, on the land despite fires, floods, personal hardship & uncertain economic times..." Trade Paperback. Size: 180mm - 250mm. 330 pages. Covers have some shelf-wear and bumping to corners. The last couple of pages have some crush damage to the vertical edge which in no way affects the text. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australia; Sociology & Culture. Inscribed by Author. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 17878. Good Condition
Price: 20.85 (AUD)
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The Basics Of Angora Breeding
Walledge, Mavis
ISBN: 0170068943
Nelson, Melbourne, 1987. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Reprint. "Angoras are believed to be descended from the wild goats of Asia Minor, & they have been raised since biblical times for their marvellous fleece. This fleece, called 'mohair', has long been coveted for its luxurious softness & lustre." Trade Paperback. Size: 180mm - 250mm. 160 pages. Spine has a reading crease. Covers have some shelf-wear. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australia; ISBN: 0170068943. ISBN/EAN: 9780170068949. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 16391. Good Condition
Price: 12.51 (AUD)
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Days To Remember : Pioneers of the North
Fernie, Walter
ISBN: 0959016414
Mimosa Publishing, Australia, 1984. Edition Unstated
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Edition Unstated. "It is with great interest & admiration that I write in favour of the great men of the past, who, with iron will & fierce determination, won honoured fame in the exploration & development of this, our great country." Size: 180mm - 250mm. 89 pages. Covers have some shelf-wear. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australia; Travel & Places. ISBN: 0959016414. ISBN/EAN: 9780959016413. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 16546. Good Condition
Price: 25.02 (AUD)
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Livestock Behaviour : A Practical Guide
Dalton, Clive and Kilgour, Ronald,
ISBN: 0868401692
New South Wales University Press, Australia, 1984. 
 Trade Paperback Trade Paperback. Good/. . Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Farming & Rural Life; ISBN: 0868401692. ISBN/EAN: 9780868401690. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 009133. Good
Price: 34.75 (AUD)
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Pasture, Legumes and Grasses
Bank of New South Wales,
Bank of New South Wales, Australia, 1967. 
 Stapled Paper Covers Stapled Paper Covers. Good/. . Some stains on cover. Top and bottom RH corners on front cover creased. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 009074. Good
Price: 11.82 (AUD)
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Profitable Organic Farming
Newton, Jon
Blackwell Sience UK 1995 1st Edition
 Softcover 142 crisp white pp & less than 500g to post. Jon Newton is an agricultural consultant specialising in organic and sustainable agriculture based in North Wales, UK. The demand for food produced from sustainable and organic farm enterprises continues to grow worldwide, with demand exceeding supply for many items. This second edition of an extremely well received and successful book covers every aspect of an organic farm enterprise that can have an influence on profitability. As such the book is an essential purchase for all those involved in organic and sustainable farming. Topics covered include grassland productivity, production systems for dairy, beef, sheep, pig, poultry and arable farms, farm size and enterprise combinations, organic standards, financial management, marketing, success factors and progress by organic farmers. The book concludes with a new chapter covering potential future scenarios for organic farming. Drawing on new information available in the area and including case studies from successful organic farm businesses, the author Jon Newton has written a book that is of great commercial use to a wide range of workers including organic farm managers and those wishing to commence organic farming operations. The book is also of great use and interest to agricultural scientists and students and those working in government and regional agricultural advisory services worldwide. Libraries in research establishments, universities and colleges where agricultural sciences are studied and taught should have several copies of this important and useful book on their shelves. Review of the first edition ‘It is an essential volume for any commercial organic farmers or budding organic farmers bookshelf. It will no doubt also be a very popular read and provide much food for thought amongst many agricultural students’: New Farmer & Grower.   Excellent/None issued
Price: 48.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012051  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Organic Kitchen Garden
Roberts, Juliet
Conran Octopus UK 2005 
 Hardcover 160 gorgeously illustrated pp & 800g to post. The definitive organic vegetable gardening book, an essential reference for all gardeners committed to a natural, healthy and safe approach. Practical, beautiful and an invaluable gardening reference, Organic Kitchen Garden shows you how to grow your own food and discover the taste of really fresh fruit and vegetables, and more. The book explains how to set up your vegetable patch, how to prepare the soil, choose and care for your crops and stagger your harvest across the seasons. Each chapter deals with a different crop, from salads, beans and brassicas to onions, potatoes and root vegetables, as well as more unusual crops such as fennel, pak choi and sea kale. Also includes helpful monthly lists to remind you which jobs need doing when and tips on composting, weed control, plant health care, pest and disease control and watering.  Excellent/Excellent
Price: 24.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011880  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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PULLING PUNCHES : A Traditional Farming Year
Heiney, Paul
Methuen UK 1988 
 Hardcover ex-lib with the appalling fault of having the title page removed, (bring me my horsewhip!) 176 pp, plastic over dj, just a whisker under 500g. An account of the year the author spent learning about horses on a farm tenanted by a couple who run it entirely by horse power. Weyland Farm's 117 acres are worked entirely by Suffolk Punches. Heiney was taught ploughing(plowing) harrowing, sowing & reaping as well as helping at horse shows. He learned about the horses, their tempraments, training & work habits. Heiney became so enamoured of the breed his Fell ponies got a bit of a buzz when he acquired some of his own!  Good to Very Good/Very Good
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011525  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Practical Cattle Farming
Bazeley, Kat & Hayton, Alastair
The Crowood Press UK 2007 
 Laminated Pictorial Boards Practical Cattle Farming has 224pp chocabloc with photos, tables, graphs & a wealth of cattle info to turn your property from Ma & Pa Kettle's into the Cartwright's Ponderosa. "Practical Cattle Farming" is written by two experienced, practising veterinarians, and covers the essential elements of beef and dairy cattle farming and the latest cutting-edge scientific research, and is therefore of value both to the novice and to those with experience. The text is clearly written and includes helpful explanatory notes and detailed practical information. 800g packed for posting. review > Overall, an excellent book and well worth reading; no matter what your specific interest is in cattle farming you will learn much that is useful.   Fine/None issued
Price: 34.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011408  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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DOMESTIC AND ORNAMENTAL FOWL
Porter Valerie
ISBN: 0720718252
Pelham Books, London  1989 1st Edition
 Hard Cover A practical guide to the care and understanding of a wide range of domesticated and semi-domesticated birds, including chickens, pheasants, peafowl, quail, guinea-fowl, turkeys, ducks and geese, waterfowl pigeons, doves and ostriches. Included are specific sections for each type of bird with many photographs and details of each species' requirements. Advice is given on producation and marketing of eggs and meat. Excellent condition, very comprehensive and well researched text.  Excellent/Excellent
Price: 42.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011399  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Soil Management
Davies, Bryan & Eagle, David & Finney, Brian
Farming Press Books  1993 5th Edition
 Laminated Pictorial Boards 280 crisp pp with photo section, 800g packed for posting. Sections include info re >> Soil: the farmer's raw material. Plant nutrition: the major elements. Plant nutrition: the minor nutrient. Soil water. Land drainage. Soil structure and crop performance. Soils and traction. Traffic and soil damage. Ploughs and ploughing. Cultivation implements. Cultivation implements. Power requirements and work rates. Subsoil cultivations. Soil organic matter. Cultivation systems for crop and soil. Minimal cultivations and direct drilling. Erosion. Pollution and the soil. The classification of agricultural land. Seems a very useful tax deductable addition to a property owner's library.  Excellent/None issued
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011228  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Forage Conservation and Feeding
Raymond, Frank Waltham, Richard
Farming Press Books UK 1996 5th Edition
 Laminated Pictorial Boards ex-lib (usual tickets & stamp) with only 2 borrowers. 239 crisp pp & catalogue at rear, 650g for posting. This is a comprehensive book on techniques and equipment for harvesting and storing forage crops, and the effects of different methods of conservation. It looks at ergonomic/economic systems to support efficient animal feeding & maintaining feed with minimal loss but how quality.  Very Good/None issued
Price: 27.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011214  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Organic Farming and Growing
Blake, Francis
Crowood Press UK 1990 Revised
 Softcover This book outlines the principles of organic agriculture, giving advice for those considering going organic, and a step-by-step guide to conversion. Various farm enterprises are examined, including protected cropping, intensive vegetables, field vegetables, fruit, and livestock. With further sections on soil care, manuring, nutrition, weed control, pests, diseases, and marketing, this is a comprehensive practical guide for those starting out or considering organic farming. 221 pp (4 or 5 have a corner crease). less than 500g to post.  Very Good/None issued
Price: 24.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012456  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Alternative Farm Enterprises a guide to alternative sources of income for the Farmer
Slee, Bill
Farming Press Books and Videos UK 1989 2nd Edition
 Laminated Pictorial Boards Summarises the income and social pressures on farmers and their likely development. This book details many alternative farm enterprises such as tourism and recreation. unconventional agricultural activities, use of resources such as buildings, woodlands, timber, wetland. Emphasises the importance of the professional approach to marketing. The author lectures at Scale Hayne College, renowned for its organic approach to agriculture. 238 immaculate pp & just under the 500g for post.  Excellent/No Jacket
Price: 21.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011022  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Practical Poultry Keeping
Bland, David
The Crowood Press UK 1996 
 Laminated Pictorial Boards Practical Poultry Keeping by Bland is 159pp & 700g to post. Faults? two spots on the lower outside edge of the compressed pages, maybe a cranky chook? Practical Poultry Keeping is a clear, in-depth guide to this topical subject that will enable anyone to keep poultry for pleasure or profit. Fully illustrated throughout with photographs and explanatory line-drawings, it includes poultry breeds and uses; poultry housing and equipment; breeding and sexing birds; common problems with eggs; natural and artificial incubation and rearing; nutrition and diet; rearing birds for the table; effective planning, management, and marketing; and recognizing and preventing disease.  Very Good/No Jacket
Price: 29.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012402  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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The Goatkeeper’s Veterinary Book
Dunn, Peter
Farming Press Books UK 1990 2nd Edition
 Hardcover A standard veterinary reference work for all goat keepers. Peter Dunn (author) is a vet surgeon and goatkeeper/breeder in France. Includes a goatkeeper's calendar of particular interest in preventive medicine planning. Hardback, 210 pages, bw & colour photos & line art. review >>> This book is a must for any goatkeeper. It is an invaluable commodity on the farm. I have turned to its pages countless times, both as a refresher and during emergenices. The information covers everyday concerns as well as more extensive descriptions of disease and preventative medicine.  Excellent/Excellent
Price: 36.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010938  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Fruit for the Home and Garden
Johns, Leslie & Stevenson, Violet
Angus & Robertson Australia 1986 
 Card Cover 252pp & over 500g to post. Gives practical advice on growing, harvesting, and preserving fruit and provides recipes for jams, preserves, conserves, chutneys, and sauces. Many fruits are described in detail: where it comes from, what it tastes like, how different varieties occur and are cultivated to advantage. For the home gardener the authors give practical advice on the choice of the best varieties to suit climate and soil conditions, on pruning and fertilising techniques, pest control, on training methods and on when to harvest and how to store the crop.  Very Good/None issued
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 013363  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Free-range Poultry
Thear, Katie
Farming Press Books UK 1990 
 Laminated Pictorial Boards This popular practical guide to the free range management of chickens on any scale, small or large, has been revised and extended to deal with changes in regulations, welfare considerations and the latest research findings.179 crisp pp & just under the 500g for posting.  Excellent/None issued
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012466  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Injury-Free Horse Hands-On Methods for Maintaining Soundness and Health
Sutton, Amanda
David & Charles UK 2001 
 Spiral Bound All horse lovers want to keep their animals healthy, and the Injury-Free Horse gives them the confidence and knowledge to accomplish that goal. Noted expert Amanda Sutton encourages readers to develop a better relationship with their horses, offering advice for: *Improving a horse's physical and mental well-being through massage, suppling and stretching exercises--complete with step-by-step photos - ring bound but inside hard covers, 160 pp, approx 499g for post. review >>> A lot of practical information is packed into this small book  Very Good/None issued
Price: 24.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010664  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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The Spirit of the Soil: Agriculture and Environmental Ethics (Environmental Philosophies)
Thompson, Paul B
Routeledge  1995 
 Cardcover This copy in great shape ex-Cheshire lib, usual stamps etc The Spirit of the Soil challenges environmentalists to think more deeply and creatively about agriculture. Paul B. Thompson identifies four `worldviews' which tackle agricultural ethics according to different philosophical priorities; productionism, stewardship, economics and holism. He examines current issues such as the use of pesticides and biotechnology from these ethical perspectives. This book achieves an open-ended account of sustainability designed to minimise hubris and help us to recapture the spirit of the soil.  Very Good/None issued
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010645  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Henkeeping: Inspiration and Practical Advice for Would-be Smallholders
Eastoe, Jane
Collins & Brown UK 2007 
 Hardcover Henkeeping: Inspiration and Practical Advice for Would-be Smallholders by Jane Eastoe is a compact advisory for the poultry-inclined. 96pp, less than 500g to post, lovely watercolour illus of various breeds, lots of bw illus. & chockablock full of good advice.  Excellent/None issued
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012961  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Pest Control and Sustainable Agriculture
S.A. Corey, D.J. Dall, W.M. Milne
CSIRO Melbourne 1993 
 Hardcover CSIRO, Melbourne, 1993. pictorial hard cover. No Jacket. Proceedings of Australian Applied Entomological Research Conference which was held in Canberra from 28 April to 1 May, 1992. Includes bibliography. ill ; 27cm. 514 pages  Very Good/None issued
Price: 48.00 (AUD)
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Commercial Goat Production
Wilkinson, JM & Stark Barbara
BSP Professionals UK 1987 
 Card Cover There is a growing interest in commercial goat production, in both the developed and the developing world, and current studies in this aspect of livestock management have also revealed the useful role which goats may play in the management and improvement of pasture. This book is one of the first of its kind to be published in the English language and its emphasis is on how to develop a goat herd as a viable commercial activity rather than merely as a hobby. It applies current scientific advances to practical commercial enterprise and covers breeding, handling and housing, nutrition, milk, meat and fibre production and management. The book also sets out methods of improving breed efficiency and nutrition, optimizing herd size and processing goat products on the farm for increased profit, and is aimed at the general public who are interested in the commercial rearing of goats, undergraduate agricultural students and those qualified in livestock management who wish to further their knowledge on this specialized aspect of the subject. 159pp chocka-block full of Billy & Nanny info such as photos, graphs, tables, referrals & tips&tricks.  Good-very Good/None issued
Price: 21.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010135  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Organic Farming and Growing
Blake, Francis
Crowood Press UK 1990 Revised
 Softcover This book outlines the principles of organic agriculture, giving advice for those considering going organic, and a step-by-step guide to conversion. Various farm enterprises are examined, including protected cropping, intensive vegetables, field vegetables, fruit, and livestock. With further sections on soil care, manuring, nutrition, weed control, pests, diseases, and marketing, this is a comprehensive practical guide for those starting out or considering organic farming. 221 super clean pp, below 500g to post.  Very Good/None issued
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010130  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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A Fresh Taste of Italy 250 Authentic Recipes, Undiscovered Dishes, and New Flavors for Every Day
Scicolone, Michele
Broadway Books USA 1997 
 Hardcover A fresh Taste of Italy is 1.5 kilo & 391pp - ex Brisbane lib with the usual plastic overwrap & stamps. A Fresh Taste of Italy is two cookbooks in one. First, it is an everyday Italian cookbook, including must-have recipes for basics like homemade pasta, quick tomato sauce, perfect risotto, roast chicken, and traditional antipasto. But Michele also provides innovative recipes for specialties not found in other Italian cookbooks, such as Salmon Carpaccio, Duck Ragu, Risotto with Apples, and the extraordinary Spaghetti with Rubies. In addition to her recipes, Michele includes the names and addresses of her favorite restaurants, where many of these dishes can be found. Information-packed sidebars offer suggestions for choosing ingredients and step-by-step instructions for cooking pasta and risotto, chopping onions without crying, and pitting olives. (we also have Scicolone's "Savouring Italy" - she has some dozen+ books to her credit)  Very Good/Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012508  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Beekeeping (Teach Yourself Books)
Vernon, Frank
Hodder & Stoughton  1977 
 Paperback Less than 500g to post - The ultimate guide to setting up and maintaining your colonies, with practical advice on all aspects of beekkeeping. With tips and information on bee biology, collecting honey and running hives in every location and season, this is essential reading for any beginner beekeeper.   Good/None issued
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012334  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Raising Small Animals
Moody, E. Grant
Farming Press UK 1991 
 Laminated Pictorial Boards Raising Small Animals by Moody is 318 crisp pp & 800g to post. "This text on raising small animals considers the scientific principles involved in the first half of the book and offers information on production practices for poultry, rabbits, sheep and goats in the second half. The book is intended for an international readership and the practices described may be adopted for large-scale production in temperate zones and for small-scale production in tropical areas. Dr Moody has taught animal production for 30 years in the United States."  Excellent/Very Good
Price: 23.00 (AUD)
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AUSTRALIAN SHEEP AND WOOL A Practical & Theoretical Treatise. from Paddock to Loom; from Shearing Shed to Textile Factory.
Hawkesworth, Alfred
William Brooks & Co. Sydney 1930 Sixth Edition
 Hard Cover Revised and enlarged sixth edition, with many illustrations, decorative endpapers, original cloth boards showing some wear and marks, lettering faded & corners bumped. ; 220 x 140mm; xvi, 645 pages Very Good with no dust jacket
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21502  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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Bushcraft 2 : Skills Of The Australian Bushman - More Australian Traditional Bush Crafts
Edwards, Ron
ISBN: 0909901759
Rams Skull Press, Queensland, 1988. Fifth Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Fifth Edition. Contents: Camping, Gates & Fences, In The Garden, Simple Building, Furniture, Domestic Crafts, Toys, Plaited Work, Horse Gear, Bush LoreFishing & Netting, Musical Instruments. Size: 250mm - 350mm. 166 pages. A previous owner has written a couple of extra titles on the author's other title page. Covers have some shelf-wear and bumping to corners & extremities. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australia; ISBN: 0909901759. ISBN/EAN: 9780909901752. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 18979. Good Condition
Price: 41.70 (AUD)
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Handbook for Woolgrowers
Moule, G. R. (Editor)
Australian Wool Board  1972 Fifth Edition
 Paperback 229 pp. Cover has light wear. Browning to page edges.  Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 44451  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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The Rivers Of Home: Frank Lacy - Kimberley Pioneer
Nixon, Marion 1936 -,
ISBN: 0959550119
Marion Nixon, Perth, 1995. Fifth Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: photographs and Map. Fifth Edition. Frank Boswood Lacy, born in New Zealand in 1899, came to the Kimberleys in 1923 and worked as a drover; account of Forrest River Mission, Munja Aboriginal Settlement and Mount Elizabeth Station; details of Aboriginal culture and work in cattle industry. No damage. Inscribed by Pat Lacy '01 on the first page. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 124 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: photographs and Map. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Exploration; Australia; Farming & Rural Life. ISBN: 0959550119. ISBN/EAN: 9780959550115. Inventory No: 0266292. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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On the edge: The changing world of Australia’s farmers
Milliken, Robert,
ISBN: 0731801709
Simon & Schuster, Sydney, 1992. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: lorrie graham. First Edition. Examines the impact of soil degradation and rabbit plagues, the collapse of wool and wheat under the impact of international trade wars, and disasters sown by the financial lending frenzy of the 1980s. Together with the revolution in the cattle industry, the development of new forms of agriculture and the rise of the land care movement it provides a picture of hope amidst despair. Includes moving accounts of personal hardship and courage. -- rear panel blurb Clean copy, no damage. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. 182 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: lorrie graham. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Farmers--Australia; Farm life--Australia; Farmers--Australia--Economic conditions; Australia; Environment & Ecology. ISBN: 0731801709. ISBN/EAN: 9780731801701. Library of Congress No: 93201751. Inventory No: 0262747. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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the dairy shorthorn herd book of Australia volume 6
Monod, Louis,
the dairy shorthorn Association of Australia, Melbourne, 1952. Edition Unstated
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/. Edition Unstated. clean second-hand copy, no damage to describe apart from offset tanning of front and rear end pages Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. XCII, 344 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australia; Inventory No: 0271464. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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British Agricultural Research: Rothamsted
Russell, Sir E. John,
Longmans Green & Co. for The British Council, London, 1942. First Edition
 Softcover (with flaps) Softcover (with flaps). Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: photographs. First Edition. for a war production book, in very good order, 1/2 inch tear at the top left of the front cover, scattering of foxing to the edges of the text block. No other damage. A volume in the Science in Britain series. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 32 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Farming & Rural Life; England; Science & Technology. Inventory No: 0271466. Very Good Condition
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
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the dairy shorthorn herd book of Australia volume 5
Monod, Louis,
the dairy shorthorn Association of Australia, Melbourne, 1950. Edition Unstated
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/. Edition Unstated. clean second-hand copy, softening of the head and tail of the spine, no damage otherwise and internally clean. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. CXXVI, 624 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australia; Inventory No: 0271461. Very Good Condition
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The Good Life -- a guide to traditional skills and self-sufficiency in Australia
Moody, Mary,
ISBN: 0701815124
Lansdowne Press, Sydney, 1983. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Dianne Bradley – illustrations. First Edition. 950 g; 160 pages, indexed, and illustrated throughout with other black-and-white photographs, green and black line drawings and diagrams, or colour photographs. Colour illustrated dustjacket has lost colour on and either side of the spine. The dust jacket has a couple of small tears at the top of the spine section. Internally clean and free of damage. In this book you will find a guide to alternative living that doesn't encourage you to abandon modern civilisation in favour of Earth-floor mudbrick houses and handspun underwear. Instead it presents basic alternatives to the consumer society -- demonstrating a different perspective that will allow you more control of your life regardless of whether you live in the city, town or country. -- Front fold over blurb. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Dianne Bradley – illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2.0. Category: Gardening; Farming & Rural Life. ISBN: 0701815124. ISBN/EAN: 9780701815127. Inventory No: 0257097. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0257097  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Search for the golden fleece. the search for the Peppin Merino
Clune, Frank 1893 - 1971,
Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1981. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographs. Reprint. the dust jacket has a one-inch tear at the bottom right of the rear panel, with slight crumpling of the bottom of the spine. End page map of central New South Wales front and rear. Illustrated with numerous black-and-white plates reproducing either photographs, or artwork. Surprisingly the book does not offer internally any maps. Second impression. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. XIV, 226 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Farming & Rural Life; ; Australia; 19th century; Sociology & Culture. Inventory No: 0261059. Very Good Condition
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New Worlds emerging
Hanson, Earl Parker,
Victor Gollancz, London, 1950. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. XX, 385, [3] pages in the original green cloth, slightly faded on the spine section, and with dustwrapper which is darkened on the spine section. The author argues that with science and forward thinking, mankind will survive, and be able to generate more food than he could possibly use. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. XX, 385, [3] pages in the original green cloth, slightly faded on the spine section, and with dustwrapper which is darkened on the spine section.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Geology; Science & Technology. Inventory No: 0261373. Very Good Condition
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
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Pioneers of Victorian Irrigation. A collection of articles on the lives and achievements of the early pioneers of Victorian irrigation, reprinted from Aqua August 1956 to September 1958, by the then Water Commission Research Officer, Mr. J.N.Churchyard
Churchyard, J. N.,
ISBN: 0124109179
Public Relations Section, State Rivers and Water Supply Commission, Melbourne, 1976. First Edition
 Softcover (Saddle-stapled) Softcover (Saddle-stapled). Very Good Condition/. First Edition. A collection of articles reprinted from "Aqua" August 1956 - Sept. 1958. Includes photographic portraits. No damage to show. Book ISBN misstated 012410917x. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australia; ISBN: 0124109179. ISBN/EAN: 9780124109179. Inventory No: 0269986. Very Good Condition
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
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The valley and the farm.
Edwards, Monica,
ISBN: 0718108396
Michael Joseph, London, 1971. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographs. First Edition. The top edge of the dust jacket is slightly rubbed, there is a shadow from a price sticker at the bottom of the front paste down, and very slight offset tanning of the free end pages. No other damage to describe. Following her books about the cats and badges of Punch Bowl Farm, Monica Edwards takes us further into the lives of the people and animals of her farm and its Wild Valley. There are many fine photographs, most of them taken by the author. The pictures of the badges can be truly claimed as sensational. – Front fold over blurb. Oh, and there's one drawing describing the attributes of a cow Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 144 pages. please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Farming & Rural Life; England; Animals & Birds. ISBN: 0718108396. ISBN/EAN: 9780718108397. Inventory No: 0269575. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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Muscovy ducks
Morris, R. H. & Cole, H.,
Department of agriculture, Western Australia, 1951. Reprint
 Softcover (Saddle-stapled) Softcover (Saddle-stapled). Good Condition/. Reprint. A booklet leaflet number 1057, being 49 pages reprinted from "journal of Department of agriculture of Western Australia," volume XXVIII (second series), number. 3, September, 1951. Spotting of the front and rear covers, and a small triangular piece is missing at the top of the rear panel. Illustrated with 40 black-and-white photographs. The book looks at the economics of duck keeping, the selection of flock and breeding stock, rearing ducklings, marketing the birds, housing the birds, feeding, diseases, and construction of shelters. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Item Type: Ephemera. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Inventory No: 0270459. Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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Black Alice
Disch, Thomas M. & Sladek, John T.,
W. H. Allen, London, 1969. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Poor Condition. Illustrator: Dustwapper -- Jenny Williams. First Edition. 240 pp., tatty, torn and chipped dustwrapper. foxing of the book edges, internally very good. "An eleven-year-old child prodigy is kidnapped and drugged, waking to find herself transformed into a Negress", and makes "..bewildering discoveries about herself, her race, and the dark substrata of society." Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Dustwapper -- Jenny Williams. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Sociology & Culture; Self-Sufficiency; Fiction -- Fantasy ; Inventory No: 0204810. Good Condition
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
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Sunlit Plains Extended. The Making of a Bushman. Richard Ogle Moore (1868-1958) Memoirs
Moore, Richard Ogle 1868 – 1958,
ISBN: 0959839100
Shoestring Bookshop, Albury & Wangaratta, 1975. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: frontispiece photograph & map. First Edition. there is on the first page a Christmas wish to a father, bottom left-hand corner of the front pace down the publisher/bookshop sticker, a nibble of silverfish damage to the bottom of the front fold over flap. no other damage to describe. This edition is limited to 500 copies of which this is number 387. Limited Edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. XII, 116 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: frontispiece photograph & map. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Australia; Farming & Rural Life. ISBN: 0959839100. ISBN/EAN: 9780959839104. Inventory No: 0275315. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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The Best of James Herriot
Herriot, James,
Reader's Digest, Sydney, NSW, Australia, 1982. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. illustrated throughout with 330 illustrations in monotone and 140 illustrations in colour. Indexed. This book was edited and designed by the Reader's Digest Association, with his own selections from his original books with additional material by the editors. there is no damage to describe. First edition of the work in this format and binding, and/or set or series. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. 504 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2.0. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Farming & Rural Life. Inventory No: 0242301. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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GRASS ROOTS The Early Years
Miller, Meg and David
ISBN: 0959524401
Meg and David Miller Shepparton 1979 First thus.
 Paperback Grass Roots craft and self-sufficiency magazine was first published in 1973. Since that time readers from all over Australia have been sharing their enthusiasm for a more independent lifestyle and passing on the skills and know-how needed to attain it. This book is a reprint, by popular demand, of the first five issues of Grass Roots which have been out of print for some time. In its pages will be found an amazingly thorough collection of hard-to-find information from making sleeping bags, insect sprays or dandelion wine to training a horse to pull a jinker, knitting straight from the fleece or raising an orphan lamb. ; 275 x 210mm; 238 pages Very Good+
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
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A HISTORY OF THE WARRNAMBOOL AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY 1853 - 2003
Yule, Peter
The Warrnambool Agricultural Society Warrnambool 2003 First Edition
 Paperback With gift inscriptions to the previous owners from the author and others, illustrated, a fine copy. This book is light, and postage will be reduced for shipment. ; 300 x 210mm; 96 pages Fine
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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Fruit & Vegetable Manual Volume 2 - Vegetables
Melbourne Marketing Authority
ISBN: 0646240277
Queensland Chamber of Fruit and Vegetable Industries Australia 1995 
 Soft Cover 181 pp. Cover has light wear. Light browning to page edges.   Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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THE WEEKLY TIMES FARMERS’ HANDBOOK
Sulyok, Tom. (editor )
ISBN: 0909917213
The Weekly Times Aust 1978 Sixth Revised Edition
 Hard Cover With illustrations. Dustjacket worn at top of spine otherwise a very good copy in a very good dustjacket. ; 220 x 135mm; 256 pages Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21690  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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AUSTRALIAN FARMERS’ PRACTICAL HANDBOOK.
Elmes, J.T.
E. W. Cole Melbourne N.D. 
 Paperback With index and 4 pages of publisher's adverts at rear, no publishing date given but it is circa 1925 based on dates given in the text of the book, a very good copy. This book is light, and postage will be reduced for shipment. ; 180 x 120mm; 187 pages Very Good+
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21734  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A Source Book of Tractors and Farm Machinery
Lee, Richard,
ISBN: 0706357744
Ward Lock, London, 1979. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. 300 g; 128 pages, includes a glossary, a historical section, and followed up with a section on modern tractors and the various attachments and implements to make farming easy. Illustrated throughout with black-and-white photographs. Colour illustrated dust jacket over dark green boards, showing no signs of damage. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Farming; Automobiles & Vehicles. ISBN: 0706357744. ISBN/EAN: 9780706357745. Inventory No: 0224793. Very Good Condition
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
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AUSTRALIAN NATIVE PLANTS Cultivation, Use in Landscaping and Propagation
Wrigley, John W. and Fagg, Murray
ISBN: 9781877069406
New Holland Sydney 2007 First thus.
 Softcover Covers more than 1500 species and cultivars, many illustrated with colour photographs, smal neat previous onwers name on front endpaper, original clear plastic dustjacket, a fine copy. ; 260 x 185mm; 352 pages Near Fine
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
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SUNSHINE FARM IMPLEMENTS H. V. McKay Sunshine Harvester Works , Sunshine
H. V. McKay
Mjb Printing  2008 First thus.
 Printed card cover This is a reprint of a early H. V. McKay Sunshine Harvester Works sales catalogue, printed on quality paper. A fine copy. This book is light, and postage will be reduced for shipment. ; 245 x 185mm; 48 pages Fine
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
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HARVESTING MACHINERY The "Big E’ Stripper Harvester - the Royal Header
T. Robinson & Co. Pty. Ltd.
Mjb Printing Spotswood  Reprint
 Printed card cover A quality reprint of an old farm implement catalogue, This book is light, and postage will be reduced for shipment. ; 270 x 200mm; 88 pages Near Fine
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
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Corryong and the ’Man from Snowy River’ District
Mitchell, The Hon T W
ISBN: 0959627413
Wilkinson Printers, Albury NSW, 1981. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition (ex-library)/. First Edition. Library discard. Covered in clear removable plastic. Usual library stamps and inserts. No missing pages. General reading wear. 176 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Genealogy & Local History; Australia; Farming & Rural Life. ISBN: 0959627413. ISBN/EAN: 9780959627411. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53083. Good Condition (ex-library)
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
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