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Successful Farm Management: The Bannockburn Conservation Group System for Practical Bookkeeping & Planning
Miller & Miller, Ron / Audrey
Pergamon Press, Sydney, 1973. First Edition
 Softcover (Stiff Card) Softcover (Stiff Card). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Size: Quarto. Item Type: Ephemera. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 14050. Very Good Condition
Price: 27.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 14050  Bookseller: Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books
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Bovine Infertility: Proceedings of Postgraduate Refresher Course
Various,
Editorial Services, Wellington, 1968. First Edition
 Hardcover (Printed Boards) Hardcover (Printed Boards). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. 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: 12999. Very Good Condition
Price: 34.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12999  Bookseller: Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books
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Introduction to Agriculture
Sutherland, J.A.
ISBN: 9780207952494
Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1970. 6th Edition or Higher
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. 6th Edition or Higher. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. Dust Jacket is fully intact, no tears or chips, but carries signs of wear to top and bottom edges, corners etc. Dust Jacket un-clipped. Edges slightly foxed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Farming & Rural Life; ISBN: 0207952493. ISBN/EAN: 9780207952494. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 11014. Very Good Condition
Price: 27.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 11014  Bookseller: Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books
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Farm Animals: Their Breeding, Growth and Inheritance
Hammond, JohnJohn
Edward Arnold,  1962. Third Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. Third Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Endpapers browned, text block clean. Dust Jacket worn at edges, small chips and tears. Dust Jacket un-clipped. Previous owner's signature in ink. Edges slightly foxed. 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: 10872. Very Good Condition
Price: 27.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 10872  Bookseller: Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books
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Organisation and Administration of Agricultural Research
Arnon, I.
Elsevier,  1968. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Dust Jacket worn at edges, small chips and tears. Dust Jacket un-clipped. Edges very slightly spotted or marked. 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: 9332. Very Good Condition
Price: 34.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 9332  Bookseller: Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books
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Our African Farm
Truepeney, Charlotte
Gollancz,  1965. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Charlotte Truepeney. First Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. Dust Jacket is in very good condition, with only very minor tears or chips and other minor signs of shelf-wear. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Edges slightly foxed. Illustrator: Charlotte Truepeney. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Africa; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 8499. Very Good Condition
Price: 34.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 8499  Bookseller: Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books
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Animal Reproduction
James (ed.), B.J.F.
Cheshire,  1969. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. The efficient breeding of sheep and cattle based on the proceedings of a school for graziers held at the University of New England, Armidale, New South Wales. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Endpapers browned, text block clean. Dust Jacket has small closed tears, but otherwise complete and overall sound. Dust Jacket un-clipped. Edges slightly foxed. 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: 8732. Very Good Condition
Price: 43.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 8732  Bookseller: Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books
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The Agricultural Gazette of New South Wales: Volume XLV (45) 1934
Synnott (Ed.), K.
Alfred James Kent,  1935. First Edition
 Hardcover (Embossed Cloth) Hardcover (Embossed Cloth). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Covers all issues January to December (inclusive) for the 1934 year. Size: A4 (300 x 210mm approx.). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Edges browned slightly. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australia; Australian History; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 7866. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Very Good Condition
Price: 82.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 7866  Bookseller: Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books
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The Pastoral Industries of Australia: Practice and Technology of Sheep and Cattle Production
Alexander & Williams, G. / O.B.
ISBN: 9780424065403
Sydney University Press,  1973. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Size: Quarto. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Dust Jacket has small closed tears, but otherwise complete and overall sound. Dust Jacket un-clipped. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australia; ISBN: 0424065401. ISBN/EAN: 9780424065403. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 7843. Very Good Condition
Price: 53.40 (AUD)
Book Number: 7843  Bookseller: Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books
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Farm Memories
Halberstadt, April
ISBN: 9780760301616
Motorbooks,  1996. First Edition
 Softcover (Stiff Card) Softcover (Stiff Card). New Book/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Size: Quarto. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Farming & Rural Life; ISBN: 0760301611. ISBN/EAN: 9780760301616. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 7771. New Book
Price: 34.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 7771  Bookseller: Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books
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You Can’t Plant Tomatoes in Central Park: The Urban Dropouts Guide to Rural Relocation
Ruegg & Bianchina, Frank & Paul
ISBN: 9780882820606
New Horizon Press,  1990. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. Dust Jacket is in very good condition, with only very minor tears or chips and other minor signs of shelf-wear. Dust Jacket un-clipped. Edges very slightly spotted or marked. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Farming & Rural Life; ISBN: 0882820605. ISBN/EAN: 9780882820606. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 2068. Very Good Condition
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 2068  Bookseller: Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books
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History of the Farmers and Settlers’ Association of N.S.W.
Bayley, William A.
Self published,  1957. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Previous owner's signature in ink. Edges foxed and browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australia; Australian History; History. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 7117. Very Good Condition
Price: 43.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 7117  Bookseller: Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books
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Disposal and Decontamination of Pesticides
Kennedy, Maurice V.
American Chemical Society,  1978. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. Dust Jacket worn at edges, small chips and tears. Dust Jacket un-clipped. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. 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: 6881. Very Good Condition
Price: 63.10 (AUD)
Book Number: 6881  Bookseller: Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books
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Technological Change in Postharvest Handling and Transportation of Grains in the Humid Tropics: ACIAR Proceedings No. 19
Champ & Others, B.R.
ISBN: 9780949511294
ACIAR (Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research),  1986. First Edition
 Softcover (Stiff Card) Softcover (Stiff Card). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Farming & Rural Life; ISBN: 0949511293. ISBN/EAN: 9780949511294. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 6879. Good Condition
Price: 72.80 (AUD)
Book Number: 6879  Bookseller: Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books
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Banana and Plantain Breeding Strategies: Proceedings of an International Workshop held at Cairns, Australia, 13-17 October 1986
Persley & E. A. De Langhe (eds), G. J.
ISBN: 9780949511362
ACIAR (Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research),  1987. First Edition
 Softcover (Stiff Card) Softcover (Stiff Card). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Size: Quarto. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. Edges very slightly spotted or marked. Covers are grubby in spots but otherwise in sound condition. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australia; ISBN: 0949511366. ISBN/EAN: 9780949511362. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 6349. Very Good Condition
Price: 43.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 6349  Bookseller: Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books
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Land Utilization in Australia
Wadham, Wilson & Wood, Samuel, R. Kent & Joyce
University of Melbourne Press,  1964. Fourth Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. Fourth Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. Dust Jacket is in very good condition, without tears or chips or other damage, other than spine which is faded by sun exposure. Dust Jacket un-clipped. Edges foxed and browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australia; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 5652. Very Good Condition
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 5652  Bookseller: Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books
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Flock Book for British Breeds of Sheep in Australia, Vol.54 Section 2 (Shortwool Breeds)
Woodfull (ed.), H. T. C.
Australian Society of Breeders of British Sheep,  1962. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. Previous owner's signature in ink. Edges browned slightly. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australia; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 4453. Very Good Condition
Price: 63.10 (AUD)
Book Number: 4453  Bookseller: Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books
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Fream’s Elements of Agriculture
Fream (edited by D.H.Robinson ), W.
John Murray,  1951. Early Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition/Fair. Early Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Slight foxing . Dust Jacket has large closed tears and associated wear. Dust Jacket un-clipped. Edges foxed and browned. Prominent brown marks from adhesive tape on front and rear endpapers. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 2071. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Good Condition
Price: 43.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 2071  Bookseller: Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books
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Propagation of Plants
Kains & McQuesten, M. G. & L. M.
Orange Judd Publishing Company,  1948. Third Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Fair Condition/Fair. Third Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Dust Jacket has chunks missing, but is otherwise intact, with both flaps. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. 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: 2069. Fair Condition
Price: 63.10 (AUD)
Book Number: 2069  Bookseller: Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books
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Fertilizers for the Farm and Garden
Teakle & Boyle, L. J. H. & R. A.
Angus & Robertson,  1958. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. Dust Jacket worn at edges, small chips and tears. Dust Jacket un-clipped. Previous owner's name ink-stamped. Edges browned slightly. 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: 2055. Very Good Condition
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 2055  Bookseller: Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books
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His Majesty’s Spanish Flock
Carter, H. B.
Angus & Robertson,  1964. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Dust Jacket worn at edges, small chips and tears. Dust Jacket un-clipped. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australia; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 2051. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Very Good Condition
Price: 63.10 (AUD)
Book Number: 2051  Bookseller: Mr Pickwick's Fine Old 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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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)
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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)
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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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CLASSIC JOHN DEERE TWO-CYLINDER TRACTORS History, Models, Variations & Specifications 1918-1960
Dietz, John and Hackett, Jeff
ISBN: 9780760331972
Voyageur Press Minneapolis 2008 First Edition
 Hardcover Full of clour photgraphs, this book takes us from the Waterloo Boy to Model 730, a fine copy. ; Tractor Legacy Series; 285 x 220mm; 128 pages Fine
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21506  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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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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The Riverina: People and Properties
Ronald, Robert B.,
ISBN: 0646438662
Riverine Grazier Pty, Hay NSW, 2004. Second Printing
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Second Printing. Size: 8"-9" Tall. Minor wear to jacket edges. Previous owner's inscription in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australian History; ISBN: 0646438662. ISBN/EAN: 9780646438665. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 29650. Very Good
Price: 200.00 (AUD)
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Ten Thousand Acres - A Love Story
Patrice Newell,
ISBN: 1920989161
Lantern, Australia, 2006. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. . Size: 10"-12" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; ISBN: 1920989161. ISBN/EAN: 9781920989163. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 37938. Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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Beating the Odds in a Big Country - The Eradication of Bovine Brucellosis and Tuberculosis in Australia
Robert Lehane,
ISBN: 0643058141
CSIRO , Melbourne, 1996. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/. . Size: 9"-10" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; ISBN: 0643058141. ISBN/EAN: 9780643058149. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 36370. Very Good
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
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Milk for the Metropolis : A Century of Co-Operative Milk Supply in New South Wales
Todd, Jan,
ISBN: 0868065455
Hale & Iremonger, Sydney, 1994. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. . Size: 10"-12" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australian History; ISBN: 0868065455. ISBN/EAN: 9780868065458. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 37939. Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
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On the Edge: The Changing World of Australia’s Farmers
Milliken, Robert,
ISBN: 0731801709
Simon & Schuster, Australia, 1992. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/. . Size: 10"-12" Tall. Previous owner's inscription in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; ISBN: 0731801709. ISBN/EAN: 9780731801701. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 32375. Very Good
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
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The Boss Drover and His Mates
Ingham, Anne Marie,
ISBN: 1875684131
Halstead Press, Sydney, 1996. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Good. . Size: 10"-12" Tall. Minor wear to jacket edges. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australian History; ISBN: 1875684131. ISBN/EAN: 9781875684137. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 29524. Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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Australian Woolsheds
Sowden, Harry,
ISBN: 0726978558
Cassell, Australia, 1980. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/. . Size: 10"-12" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australian History; ISBN: 0726978558. ISBN/EAN: 9780726978555. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 34368. Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
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The Big Company: A brief history of "Bundure" Station 1842-1969
Hutchings, B. F.,
ISBN: 1864670290
Charles Sturt University,  1998. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/. . Size: 9"-10" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australian History; ISBN: 1864670290. ISBN/EAN: 9781864670295. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 20734. Very Good
Price: 150.00 (AUD)
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Owning a Part-Time Farm
Smith, Eric,
ISBN: 0730629864
Agmedia, Melbourne, 1993. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/. . Size: 9"-10" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; ISBN: 0730629864. ISBN/EAN: 9780730629863. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 20765. Very Good
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
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Into and Out of a Century - Stories of Yiddah
Minogue, Frances ,
Self published, Australia, 2007. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/. . Size: 10"-12" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australian History; ISBN/EAN: 9780646472171. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 20597. Very Good
Price: 150.00 (AUD)
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Handmade: Vanishing Cultures Of Europe And The Near East
Langsner, Drew & Louise,
ISBN: 0517514214
Harmony Books, New York, 1974. 
 Softcover Softcover. Good/. . Scattered foxing, but text mostly clean. Creases in cover. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Crafts & Hobbies; Farming & Rural Life. ISBN: 0517514214. ISBN/EAN: 9780517514214. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 20549. Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
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Mailman of the Birdsville Track : The Story of Tom Kruse
Weidenbach, Kristin,
ISBN: 0733619355
Hodder , Australia, 2005. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/. . Size: 7"- 8" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Farming & Rural Life. ISBN: 0733619355. ISBN/EAN: 9780733619359. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 27759. Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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Gone Bush in New South Wales: Countrylife from the Gold Rushes to the Great War
Reynolds, Garry,
ISBN: 0959305920
Garry and Christine Reynolds, Millthorpe N.S.W., 1984. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/. First Edition. Size: 10"-12" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australian History; ISBN: 0959305920. ISBN/EAN: 9780959305920. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 27881. Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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Raparapa Kularr Martuwarra All Right,now We go `side the River,along That Sundown Way - Stories from the Fitzroy River Drovers
Marshall, Paul (edited by),
ISBN: 0731633288
Magabala Books, Broome WA, 1993. Revised Edition
 Softcover with jacket Softcover with jacket. Very Good/Very Good. Revised Edition. Size: 9"-10" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australian History; ISBN: 0731633288. ISBN/EAN: 9780731633289. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 35026. Very Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
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Olive Growing - First English edition of the 5th Revised and enlarged edition of EL CULTIVO DEL OLIVO
D. Barranco - R. Fernandez-Escobar - L. Rallo,
ISBN: 1741518695
RIRDC, Australia, 2010. Fifth Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/. Fifth Edition. Size: 9"-10" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; ISBN: 1741518695. ISBN/EAN: 9781741518696. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 37796. Very Good
Price: 200.00 (AUD)
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Grist to the Mill : Adventures in Wheat Breeding - William Farrer, Nathan A. Cobb, F.B. Guthrie, George Sutton
June Sutherland ,
ISBN: 1864670916
Self published, Australia, 2001. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/. . Size: 9"-10" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australian History; ISBN: 1864670916. ISBN/EAN: 9781864670912. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 37782. Very Good
Price: 100.00 (AUD)
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Wongwibinda
Wright, Owen,
ISBN: 085834601x
University of New England, Australia, 1985. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/. . Size: 8"-9" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australian History; ISBN: 085834601x. ISBN/EAN: 9780858346017. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 25452. Very Good
Price: 100.00 (AUD)
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Bring Me My Bow
Seymour, John,
ISBN: 0855000791
Turnstone Books, London, 1977. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/. . Size: 8"-9" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; ISBN: 0855000791. ISBN/EAN: 9780855000790. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 20882. Very Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
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The Farming Of Australia
Bromby, Robin,
ISBN: 0868241741
Doubleday, Sydney, 1986. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. . Size: 10"-12" Tall. Previous owner's name in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australian History; ISBN: 0868241741. ISBN/EAN: 9780868241746. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 20896. Very Good
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
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The New Rural Health
Wilkinson, David and Ian Blue,
ISBN: 0195513304
Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 2002. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/. . Size: 9" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Medicine & Health; Farming & Rural Life. ISBN: 0195513304. ISBN/EAN: 9780195513301. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 29777. Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
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Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals
Frandson, R. D.,
Lea & Febiger,, USA, 1966. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/. . Size: 9"-10" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Animals & Birds. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 34637. Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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A Small Place in the Country
Mackenzie, Toni,
ISBN: 0006365787
Fontana, Sydney, 1983. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/. . Size: 7"-8" Tall. General rubbing to edges. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; ISBN: 0006365787. ISBN/EAN: 9780006365785. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 11852. Very Good
Price: 9.00 (AUD)
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A History of Dairying in Western Australia
Cullity, Maurice,
ISBN: 0855641770
Uniersity. of W.A. Press, Perth, 1979. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. . Size: 8"-9" Tall. Spine Sunned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australian History; ISBN: 0855641770. ISBN/EAN: 9780855641771. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 32445. Very Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
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Battling the Land : 200 years of Rural Australia
Linn, Rob,
ISBN: 1864488298
Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 1999. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/. . Size: 9"-10" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; ISBN: 1864488298. ISBN/EAN: 9781864488296. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 12429. Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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Crop Yields and Global Food Security - Will Yield Increase Continue to Feed the World?
Derek Byerlee, Greg Edmeades, Tony Fischer,
ISBN: 1925133052
Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, Canberra, 2014. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/. . Size: 9"-10" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Science & Technology. ISBN: 1925133052. ISBN/EAN: 9781925133059. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 37825. Very Good
Price: 200.00 (AUD)
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Big Mobs: The Story of Australian Cattlemen
McLaren, Glen,
ISBN: 1863682473
Freemantle Arts Centre Press, Australia, 2007. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/. . Size: 8"-9" Tall. Previous owner's name in ink, crossed out.. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; ISBN: 1863682473. ISBN/EAN: 9781863682473. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 34891. Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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Homeopathy in Organic Livestock Production
Glen Dupree,
ISBN: 1601730160
Acres USA, Austin Texas, 2010. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/. . Size: 9"-10" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Animals & Birds; Farming & Rural Life. ISBN: 1601730160. ISBN/EAN: 9781601730169. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 36110. Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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Women of Spirit: True-life Stories of Inspiring Country Women
Crawford, Anne,
ISBN: 1743317867
Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 2014. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/. . Size: 9"-10" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Biography & Autobiography. ISBN: 1743317867. ISBN/EAN: 9781743317860. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 31225. Very Good
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
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All Wool and a Yard Wide: A Memoir of Breeding Poll Merinos in Outback Queensland
Riley Ken,
ISBN: 0646534297
Self published, Kojonup, W.A., 2010. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/. . Size: 10"-12" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australian History; Biography & Autobiography. ISBN: 0646534297. ISBN/EAN: 9780646534299. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 29849. Very Good
Price: 150.00 (AUD)
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The Spirit of Rural Australia
Liam Davison,
ISBN: 1864364939
New Holland, Australia, 1999. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. . Size: 10"-12" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; ISBN: 1864364939. ISBN/EAN: 9781864364934. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 36636. Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
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The Essential Earth Garden - A Handbook of Self Sufficiency in Australia
Keith and Irene Smith,
ISBN: 0170061191
Nelson, Australia, 1982. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/. . Size: 9"-10" Tall. Pages lightly tanned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Gardening; Farming & Rural Life. ISBN: 0170061191. ISBN/EAN: 9780170061193. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 38276. Very Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
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Gluepot Remembered: From Sheep Paddock to Conservation Reserve
Gobbett, Don,
ISBN: 1862547297
Wakefield Press, Adelaide, 2006. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/. . Size: 9"-10" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australian History; ISBN: 1862547297. ISBN/EAN: 9781862547292. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 30428. Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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The Riverina Story: Water, Wine and Wealth
Gray, Barry,
ISBN: 1877058858
Rosenberg , Sydney, 2009. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/. . Size: 9"-10" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australian History; ISBN: 1877058858. ISBN/EAN: 9781877058851. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 30145. Very Good
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Jillaroo: Station Life in the Outback
Cottam, Susan,
ISBN: 0670902543
Penguin, Australia, 1996. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/. . Signed by Author. Size: 9"-10" Tall. Creases in cover. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Signed by Author. ISBN: 0670902543. ISBN/EAN: 9780670902545. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 15992. Very Good
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
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The Great Days Of Wool 1820-1900
Palmer, Joan,
ISBN: 0727010875
Rigby, Australia, 1980. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illustrator: David Symes. . Size: 10"-12" Tall. Illustrator: David Symes. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australian History; ISBN: 0727010875. ISBN/EAN: 9780727010872. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 29592. Very Good
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
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The Big Run: The Story of Victoria River Downs Station
Makin, Jock,
ISBN: 0851790445
Rigby, Australia, 1971. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. . Size: 8"-9" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; ISBN: 0851790445. ISBN/EAN: 9780851790442. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 31841. Very Good
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
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An Outback Nurse
Hayes, Thea,
Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 2014. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/. . Size: 9"-10" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Farming & Rural Life. ISBN/EAN: 9781760111328. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 27309. Very Good
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Last Shepherd: Anecdotes and Observations from Five Decades in the Wool Industry
Buchanan, Roger,
Mahico, New Zealand, 2012. Second Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/. Second Edition. Signed by Author. Size: 9"-10" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Signed by Author. ISBN/EAN: 9780473227876. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 27300. Very Good
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The Funny Farm
Moffat, Jackie,
ISBN: 0553816551
Bantam, London, 2004. 
 Soft Cover Soft Cover. Very Good/. . Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Farming & Rural Life. ISBN: 0553816551. ISBN/EAN: 9780553816556. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 004472. Very Good
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The Station at Austin Downs
King, Jo Jackson,
ISBN: 0733313787
ABC Books, Sydney, 2004. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/. . Size: 8"-9" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; ISBN: 0733313787. ISBN/EAN: 9780733313783. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 14724. Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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Bush Nurses: Inspiring true stories of nursing bravery and ingenuity in rural and remote Australia
Brayley, Annabelle,
Michael Joseph, Australia, 2013. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/. . Size: 9"-10" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Medicine & Health; Farming & Rural Life. ISBN/EAN: 9781921901393. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 25839. Very Good
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Big Brookong: A Saga Of The Growth And Gradual Decline Of The Largest Station in Eastern Riverina 1845-1956
F. A. Prichard,
ISBN: 0646012185
Self published, Lockhart, N.S.W., 1990. 
 Softcover (Side-stapled) Booklet Softcover (Side-stapled) Booklet. Good/. . Size: 9"-10" Tall. 40 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australian History; ISBN: 0646012185. ISBN/EAN: 9780646012186. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 36046. Good
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National Beef Review 1990/91
Paterson, Mark (editor),
Farmgate Press, Australia, 1991. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. . Size: 10"-12" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 25117. Very Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
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From Spinifex to Saltbush: A Journey Through the Stud Sheep Industry
Fysh, Fergus McMaster,
Self published, Grafton NSW, 2007. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/. . Inscribed by Author. Size: 9"-10" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australian History; Inscribed by Author. ISBN/EAN: 9780646476506. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 24921. Very Good
Price: 100.00 (AUD)
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Toward Self-Sufficiency: Country Skills for City Dwellers
Connor, Bill,
ISBN: 0855521023
ANZ Book Company, Sydney, 1980. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Good. . Size: 10"-12" Tall. Minor wear to jacket edges. Previous owner's name in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; ISBN: 0855521023. ISBN/EAN: 9780855521028. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 23588. Very Good
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
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The Gamekeeper At Home: Sketches of Natural History and Rural Life
Jefferies, Richard,
Smith, Elder & Co, London, 1878. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Forest green cloth, decorated in gilt, blind and black Size: 7"-8" Tall. Scattered foxing, but text mostly clean. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Nature; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 22044. Very Good
Price: 120.00 (AUD)
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The Romance of the Stockman: The Lore, Legend and Literature of Australia’s Outback Heroes
Hunt, Jo (editor),
ISBN: 0734304447
Claremont, Australia, 2002. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/. . Size: 10"-12" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australiana; ISBN: 0734304447. ISBN/EAN: 9780734304445. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 22603. Very Good
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
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Jillaroo: Station Life in the Outback
Cottam, Susan,
ISBN: 0670902543
Penguin, Australia, 1990. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. First Edition. Size: 10"-12" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; ISBN: 0670902543. ISBN/EAN: 9780670902545. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 22643. Very Good
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Fifteen Hundred down the Murranji
Lunney, Bob,
ISBN: 1863331417
Crawford House , Bathurst, 1997. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/. . Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australiana; ISBN: 1863331417. ISBN/EAN: 9781863331418. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 22695. Very Good
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Back On The Wool Track
Grattan, Michelle,
ISBN: 1740511670
Vintage, Australia, 2004. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good /. . Size: 7"- 8" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australian History; ISBN: 1740511670. ISBN/EAN: 9781740511674. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 23222. Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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From the Top Rail: Tales of the Territory
Hamill, W. D.,
ISBN: 0959898670
Mimosa Press, Charters Towers QLD, 1983. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/. . Signed by Author. Previous owner's inscription, lavish, in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australiana; Signed by Author. ISBN: 0959898670. ISBN/EAN: 9780959898675. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 23244. Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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Norco 100 A Centenary History Of Norco 1895-1995
Ryan, Maurice,
ISBN: 0959892818
Norco Co Operative, Australia, 1995. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. . Size: 12" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australian History; ISBN: 0959892818. ISBN/EAN: 9780959892819. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 37728. Very Good
Price: 60.00 (AUD)
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Riding High
Smith, G. A. W.,
ISBN: 072700509x
Rigby, Australia, 1977. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. . Size: 8"-9" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australian History; ISBN: 072700509x. ISBN/EAN: 9780727005090. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 23363. Very Good
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
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Tracks Through Time : Merv Edlington’s Tuggeranong
Compiled by Blunt, Peter; Hunter, Merryl; Hutchison, Mary,
ISBN: 0646310402
Canberra Stories Group, Canberra, 1997. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/. . Size: 9"-10" Tall. 62 pages. Previous owner's inscription in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australian History; ISBN: 0646310402. ISBN/EAN: 9780646310404. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 31441. Very Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
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Going Bush: A Tree-changer’s Guide to Successful Country Living
Mundie, Edward,
ISBN: 1864471107
Hyland House, Melbourne, 2010. 
 Softcover Softcover. Good/. . Size: 9"-10" Tall. Ex Library, minimal internal stickers and stamps. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; ISBN: 1864471107. ISBN/EAN: 9781864471106. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 33525. Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
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Station Life in Australia - Pioneers and Pastoralists
Peter Taylor,
ISBN: 0043321356
Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 1988. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. . Size: 10"-12" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australian History; ISBN: 0043321356. ISBN/EAN: 9780043321355. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 36488. Very Good
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
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Plan it - Build it - Australian Pig Housing Series
Taylor - Kruger - Ferrier,
ISBN: 0730567400
NSW Agriculture, Tamworth, 1994. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/. . Size: 10" Tall. Previous owner's name in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; ISBN: 0730567400. ISBN/EAN: 9780730567400. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 36468. Very Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
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Stars Over Shiralee
McCorry, Sheryl,
MacMillan, Sydney, 2010. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/. . Size: 7"-8" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Farming & Rural Life. ISBN/EAN: 9780330425933. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 20019. Very Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
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She’ll be right, you’ll find: Bill Cox’s Recollections
Cox, Bill,
ISBN: 0646229087
Self published, Australia, 1995. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/. . Size: 8"-9" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Farming & Rural Life. ISBN: 0646229087. ISBN/EAN: 9780646229089. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 13940. Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
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The Pastoral Industries of Australia: Practice and Technology of Sheep, Cattle, Goat and Deer Production
Alexander, G ; Williams, O B,
ISBN: 0424001195
Sydney University Press , Australia, 1986. Revised Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/. Revised Edition. Size: 9"-10" Tall. Previous owner's name in ink, crossed out.. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; ISBN: 0424001195. ISBN/EAN: 9780424001197. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 33281. Very Good
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Sulphur in Australasian Agriculture
McLachlan, K. D.,
ISBN: 0424068508
Sydney University Press, Australia, 1975. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Good. . Size: 9"-10" Tall. Spine Sunned. Minor wear to jacket edges. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; ISBN: 0424068508. ISBN/EAN: 9780424068503. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 33102. Very Good
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Australian Angora Goat Husbandry
Bode, Alma M.,
ISBN: 0959883045
Self published, Australia, 1986. 
 Softcover Softcover. Good/. . Size: 8"-9" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Animals & Birds. ISBN: 0959883045. ISBN/EAN: 9780959883046. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 37240. Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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Cotton Pickin’ Pioneer - Paul Kahl Autobiography
Paul Kahl,
ISBN: 0646459961
Self published, Australia, 2006. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/. . Signed by Author. Size: 9"-10" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Farming & Rural Life. Signed by Author. ISBN: 0646459961. ISBN/EAN: 9780646459967. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 36830. Very Good
Price: 100.00 (AUD)
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The Return to Coree: The Rise and Fall of a Pastoral Dynasty
Pheils, Murray T.,
ISBN: 1864488522
Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 1998. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. . Signed by Author. Size: 8"-9" Tall. Previous owner's name in ink, crossed out.. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australian History; Signed by Author. ISBN: 1864488522. ISBN/EAN: 9781864488524. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 38479. Very Good
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The Winds of Change: A History of Robertson A.& H. Society and Agriculture of Its District
Giles,Ian S. (edited by),
ISBN: 0959573909
Robertson A.& H. Society, Australia, 1979. 
 Softcover (Side-stapled) Softcover (Side-stapled). Very Good/. . Size: 8"-9" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australian History; ISBN: 0959573909. ISBN/EAN: 9780959573909. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 38644. Very Good
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
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Horsebells and Hobblechains
Jeff Hill,
ISBN: 1876780347
Central Queensland University Press, Australia, 2003. 
 Softcover Softcover. Good/. . Size: 9"-10" Tall. Previous owner's name in ink, crossed out.. Creases in Cover. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; ISBN: 1876780347. ISBN/EAN: 9781876780340. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 38637. Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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Natural Farming - A Practical Guide
Pat Coleby,
ISBN: 1920769196
Scribe, Melbourne, 2008. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/. . Size: 9"-10" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; ISBN: 1920769196. ISBN/EAN: 9781920769192. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 38582. Very Good
Price: 20.00 (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)
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Beaten by a Blow: A Shearer’s Story
McIntosh, Dennis,
ISBN: 067007229X
Viking, Australia, 2008. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/. . Size: 9"-10" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Farming & Rural Life. ISBN: 067007229X. ISBN/EAN: 9780670072293. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 38728. Very Good
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
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The Land Farm Handbook
Arthur Prescott,
ISBN: 090817702X
Strand Publishing, Brisbane, 1983. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. . Size: 9"-10" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; ISBN: 090817702X. ISBN/EAN: 9780908177028. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 38705. Very Good
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
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Dusty Paddocks
Rowan Murphy,
ISBN: 1921787880
Vivid Publishing, Australia, 2012. 
 Softcover Softcover. Good/. . Size: 8"-9" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Biography & Autobiography. ISBN: 1921787880. ISBN/EAN: 9781921787881. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 38674. Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
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Toots - Woman in a Man’s World
Vawdrey, Donna,
ISBN: 0646553844
Self published, Australia, 2011. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/. . Size: 9"-10" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Farming & Rural Life. ISBN: 0646553844. ISBN/EAN: 9780646553849. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 38836. Very Good
Price: 75.00 (AUD)
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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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quality milk; how to produce it
Milk Board of New South Wales,
Milk Board of New South Wales, Sydney, 1941. First Edition
 Stapled Card Stapled Card. Good/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. 50 g; 32 pages, in original thickened card binding with two staples on the spine. The binding has faded on all edges. Internally the book is clean. There is a small hole punched in the top left-hand corner of the book, no indication of whether it happened at the time of printing or subsequently. No text is affected. The book has a page of text with the next page being advertisements. No mention is made of the War. "This booklet is supplied to you by the Milk Board of NSW to assist you to produce cleaner and better milk." Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: .5. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Inventory No: 0220983. Post will be reduced to $7.90 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Good
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
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Three Lifetimes of Dairying in Victoria
Sillcock, Ken,
ISBN: 0725600845
The Hawthorn Press Melbourne, Melbourne, 1972. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Signed by Author. includes further reading list, index. Decorated dustwrapper. . Author reccounts the history of his family dairy business over three generations. very fine foxing to the top edge of the text block, and to the front edge. Traces of foxing to the front and rear fold over flaps of the jacket. 1.5 inch tear at the top of the front fold over (done by the bookseller :-( ) Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 182 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: History; Local History -- Victoria; Australia; Farming & Rural Life. Signed by Author. ISBN: 0725600845. ISBN/EAN: 9780725600846. Inventory No: 0236924. Very Good Condition
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
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chamomile farm – the other way
Williams, Lyle,
ISBN: 0947062084
Hyland House, Melbourne, 1987. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: photographs & drawings. First Edition. the book is 2nd hand, and has some handling marks to the front edge of the pages, inside is clean and free of damage. Indexed, the book has a final chapter on some interesting herbs. The book is illustrated with line drawings and diagrams, black and white photographs, and 12 pages of colour plates. The picture of the Christmas lilies is most becoming. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 128 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: photographs & drawings. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: .5. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australia; Gardening. ISBN: 0947062084. ISBN/EAN: 9780947062088. Inventory No: 0252706. Post will be reduced to $7.90 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
Price: 14.00 (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
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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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)
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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
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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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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Practical duck keeping under Australian conditions : treats the subject fully from shell to maturity /
Corsellis, C. A. – Editor,
The poultry newspaper, Sydney, No date. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Fair Condition/. Illustrator: Photographs. Reprint. In fragile condition, stapled binding, cover starting to come away and torn, with loss at the lower right-hand corner and loss of the lower right-hand corner of the first page. Page edges slightly browned and spotty, a couple of pages towards the rear have a short tear in the outside margin. Illustrated with many black-and-white photographs and a couple of line drawings. There is no publication date, but according to the National library of Australia, properly published in the early nineteen fifties. There is a reference to the Pekin duck "having left China about 70 years ago or in the early 70's" which would have to be 1870's so the book would have been first printed early 1940s sixth edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 80 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: .5. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Poultry ; Animals & Birds. Inventory No: 0271782. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.90 for shipment within Australia. . Fair Condition
Price: 22.00 (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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Boots and all; An oral history of farming in Victoria
Watson, Catherine,
ISBN: 0909313245
Friends of the Earth, Collingwood, 1984. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Illustrator: photographs. First Edition. a small thin paper back showing creases on the rear panel, and browning of the bottom of the last page where exposed to light because of the crease. No other damage, internally clean, and free of annotation.contains the lives and stories of 24 Victorian farmers – settlers, squatters, pioneers, cockies, farmworkers, shearers, rabbiters, fencers, horse breakers, drovers, harvesters – told in their own words. – Of these and many more stories are an account of life outside the cities in the years up to 1950. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. 108 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: .5. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australia; Sociology & Culture. ISBN: 0909313245. ISBN/EAN: 9780909313241. Inventory No: 0269406. Post will be reduced to $7.90 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Good Condition
Price: 14.00 (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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dairy farming in Australia
Ashton, L. G. – Editor,
Commonwealth Department of commerce and agriculture, Melbourne, 1954. Second Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: photographs & diagrams. Second Edition. a rough copy, rubbing to the edges of the boards, exposing cardboard. internally clean, no damage to report. This is the revised Victorian edition. Revised Edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. X, 588 pages, includes index.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: photographs & diagrams. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2.0. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australia; Inventory No: 0264714. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Good Condition
Price: 15.00 (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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Backyard Self-Sufficiency
French, Jackie,
ISBN: 0947214240
Aird Books Pty.Ltd, Flemington, 1993. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Reprint. the author discusses not only self sufficiency in the back yard, but also gleaning, collecting from public lands, over fences etc and preserving, dying and cooking. Size: Trade Paperback. 164 pages. A clean secondhand copy, with no damage to report. . Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: .5. Category: Farming & Rural Life; ISBN: 0947214240. ISBN/EAN: 9780947214241. Inventory No: 0244382. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (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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Kajirri - The Bush Missus
Darrell Lewis & Lexie Simmoms,
ISBN: 1876780754
Central Queensland University Press, Australia, 2005. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/. . Size: 10"-12" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Farming & Rural Life. ISBN: 1876780754. ISBN/EAN: 9781876780753. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 31639. Very Good
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
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Outback Mongrel
David Darcy,
ISBN: 0734405820
Lothian, Melbourne, 2003. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/. . Size: 9"-10" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australiana; ISBN: 0734405820. ISBN/EAN: 9780734405821. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 39236. Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
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Riveren - My Home, Our Country
Terry Underwood,
ISBN: 1863252150
Bantam, Sydney, 2000. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. . Size: 10"-12" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; ISBN: 1863252150. ISBN/EAN: 9781863252157. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 39177. Very Good
Price: 60.00 (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)
Book Number: 21604  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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Rural Feeling - There’s More to Hobby Farming Than an Akubra Hat
Jill Hallworth,
ISBN: 0646226096
Self published, Australia, 1995. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/. . Size: 7"-8" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Biography & Autobiography. ISBN: 0646226096. ISBN/EAN: 9780646226095. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 39277. Very Good
Price: 40.00 (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)
Book Number: 21630  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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Land Is What We Make It
Manners, Ernest
Harrap, London, 1954. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. First Edition. 256 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. Dustwrapper has minor chips & tears to extremities & some minor insect damageholes at spine.. Dust Jacket un-clipped. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Britain/UK; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 51553. Good Condition
Price: 37.50 (AUD)
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By Chance & Intuition - The Story of Mervyn Gadd and The Murray Greys
Gadd, Mervyn,
ISBN: 094990547x
Hargreen Publishing Company, Melbourne, 1990. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. . Size: 10" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Farming & Rural Life. ISBN: 094990547x. ISBN/EAN: 9780949905475. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 18734. Very Good
Price: 100.00 (AUD)
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Breeding and Management of Livestock ~ Cattle ~ Horses ~ Pigs
Lipscomb, A W G
Whitcombe and Tombs Ltd, New Zealand, 1963. Eighth Edition
 Hardcover (Printed Boards) Hardcover (Printed Boards). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Eighth Edition. Some minor rubbing to extremities of the boards. 468 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Farming & Rural Life; New Zealand; 1960s; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 51579. Good Condition
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
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Keeping Chickens
Walters, John; Parker, Michael,
ISBN: 9780720708820
Pelham Books, London, 1976. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Size: Duodecimo12mo. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. The dust jacket is price clipped but is in very good condition otherwise.. Dust Jacket price-clipped. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. This BOOK IS IN STOCK and READY TO MAIL NOW. Your book when ordered will be securely packed and promptly dispatched by Great Southern Books. All you want to know about keeping chickens at home. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Britain/UK; 1970s; Animals & Birds. ISBN: 0720708826. ISBN/EAN: 9780720708820. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 4489. Very Good Condition
Price: 11.50 (AUD)
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A Small Place in the Country: A Practical Guide To Rural Living In Australia
Mackenzie, Toni,
ISBN: 9780002164085
William Collins Publishers Pty Ltd, Sydney, 1978. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Near Fine Condition/Near Fine. First Edition. Size: Octavo 8vo (standard book size). 239 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. Dust Jacket is in very good condition, without tears or chips or other damage. Dust Jacket un-clipped. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. This book is currently IN STOCK and would be shipped directly from our Australian address.. In a friendly, personal style, the author takes you step-by-step through buying a rural property: what to look for and what to avoid; raising finance; looking after the land; vegetable and fruit growing; basic guidelines for the care of livestock. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Farming & Rural Life; ISBN: 0002164086. ISBN/EAN: 9780002164085. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3447. Near Fine Condition
Price: 12.95 (AUD)
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Outback Stations: Life on the Land by the People Who Live There
Daniel McIntosh,
ISBN: 0733333435
ABC Books, Sydney, 2014. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. . Size: 8"-9" Tall oblong. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; ISBN: 0733333435. ISBN/EAN: 9780733333439. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 35048. Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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Greater Than Gold - A History of Agriculture in the Bendigo District from 1835 to 1985
Colin Webb and John Quinlan,
ISBN: 0724158634
Cambridge Press, Bendigo, 1985. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/. . Size: 10" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australian History; ISBN: 0724158634. ISBN/EAN: 9780724158638. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 39436. Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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Cooinbil - Recollections and Restoration
Harry Hill ,
ISBN: 0646278835
Wilkie Watson, Australia, 1996. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/. . Size: 10"-12" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Australian History; Farming & Rural Life. ISBN: 0646278835. ISBN/EAN: 9780646278834. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 39434. Very Good
Price: 150.00 (AUD)
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Arthursleigh - A History of the Property 1819-1979
Chrissy Fletcher,
ISBN: 095804970X
Self published, Burradoo, NSW, 2002. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/. . Size: 9"-10" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australian History; ISBN: 095804970X. ISBN/EAN: 9780958049702. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 39440. Very Good
Price: 30.00 (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)
Book Number: 44953  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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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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Life on Forty Acres: A Saga of Australian Rural Life.
Moore, Barry P.
ISBN: 0860960005
E. W. Classey Ltd Faringdon, Oxon 1978 
  Hardback small octavo, no jacket, good plus condition, pictorial cover, black & white drawings (few full-page), endpapers lightly toned & little foxed, pages lightly toned, edges lightly foxed & bumped, two tiny dents top edge, owner's written name. 184 pp. The author is a naturalist who bought his own property in Australia. He has an interest in nature and his environment, and wanted to share the pleasures and frustrations of living and working on his own land, with anyone who would like to learn about Australia's natural environment. The fascinating drawings are by the author. He shows a great understanding of the Australian bush and all that it has to offer. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29509  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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The Queensland Sugar Industry: An Historical Review.
Easterby, Harry T.; Gibson, William G. (foreword).
Frederick Phillips, Government Printer Brisbane 1929 
  Paperback tall octavo, decorative cover, marble pattern on thin card covers, very good condition, black & white photos, tables, top corner front cover tips & few pages little creased, spine little creased (during manufacture), minor edgewear, tiny annotation title page, rubber stamp. 226 pp. A special book written by the late Harry Easterby, who was involved in the sugar industry for many years, and was the Director of the Bureau of Sugar Experiment Stations at the time this book was written. He provides an outline of the Sugar Industry in Queensland which at the time supplied 96% of the sugar in Australia. He also writes that the Industry in the later years has been bound up with politics, both Federal and State. A great book for anyone interested in this part of Australia's history. (Estimated date, 1929, Trove catalogue.). 
Price: 80.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29910  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Rural Safety Manual: Published Papers Presented at the 1978 Royal Easter Show.
Institute of Australia, Safety.
Safety Institute of Australia [Sydney] 1978 
  Hardback small octavo, very good condition, green cloth cover, old price marks, compliments slip affixed. 164 pp. Includes papers on child and home safety, machinery accidents, insecticide poisoning, bushfires, animal-derived diseases, and explosions in the grain industry. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12147  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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From Beneath the Volcano: The Story of a Salvadoran Campesino and His Family.
Gorkin, Michael; Pineda, Martha Evelyn.
ISBN: 9780816529636
University of Arizona Press Tucson, AZ 2011 
  Paperback octavo, very good condition, map, corner tips little scuffed, scuff marks spine edges, minor edgewear corners. 201 pp. This is the story of one family in rural El Salvador. The conflict experienced in the 1980s, in guerrilla camps, refugee camps and war zones, is told through experiences of the family. The authors have written a fascinating story which is helpful in understanding the lives of the rural families in Central America The family and friends of Louis Campos, appear in the book with a pseudonym. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
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Down Came a Jumbuck: The Indigenous Australian Woolshed.
O’Brien, Tess.
ISBN: 0646221124
The Author / Hunter Valley Printing Muswellbrook, NSW 1994 
  Paperback large quarto, very good plus condition, sepia (brown-coloured) text & text-photos. 79 pp. (No 914 of a limited edition.) An illustrated history of the woolshed in Australia, with a focus on the Merriwa area, New South Wales. Dedicated to Pamela Power, the first and female mayor of Merriwa Shire Council, and who suffered from motor neurone disease (MND). Proceeds from the sale of this book were donated to support MND research. Preface by Judith Durham (MND sufferer), the Duchess of York, and Rosemary Annable (Royal Australian Historical Society). 
Price: 60.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16058  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Food for Thought: Towards a Future for Farming.
Herman, Patrick; Kuper, Richard.
ISBN: 0745320775
Pluto Press London 2003 
  Paperback small, very good condition, boxes, minimal edgewear. 156 pp. The French radical farmers union Confederation Paysanne, with its leader Jose Bove, has led the world in demonstrating a socially progressive future for farming. Originally published in French, this book has been expanded and adapted for an English-speaking audience. Rejects the increasing intensification and industrialisation of agriculture. Argues for local food production by small, independent farmers - both for the sake of food quality, and to support the kind of societies we deserve. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 23572  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Tooth and Nail: The Story of the Rabbit in Australia.
Coman, Brian.
ISBN: 9781921656385
Text Publishing Melbourne 2010 
  Paperback trade, very good condition, tables, maps, pages lightly toned, bottom corners covers little creased, minor edgewear. 248 pp. In this revised and updated edition, the author tells the fascinating story of the rabbit plague in Australia and Australia's inventive attempts to thwart it. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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Shear Sense: A National Survey on Wool Harvesting.
Group, Kondinin; Wilson, Ken (editor, layout); Beggs, Hugh S. (foreword).
ISBN: 0959114580
Kondinin and Districts Farm Improvement Group (Inc.) Perth, Mount Lawley 1988 
  Paperback large quarto, very good condition, plans, black & white text-photos & drawings, few colour illustrations, adverts, bottom corner rear cover & top corner front cover little creased, minor edgewear. 272 pp. A national survey on shearing shed design and operation for anyone using or wanting to build one. This manual sets out the results of the survey and amounts to a practical, easy-to-understand reference book for all woolgrowers. The book is divided into eight sections and at the beginning of each is a detailed contents index. Section One: Lifting the Lid, Section Two: Penning Up, Section Three: Organising the Board, Section Four: Wool away - The Woolroom, Section Five: Woolshed Wisdom, Section Six: The Locks Box, Section Seven: Crutchings, Section Eight: Who to Contact. 
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29690  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Storey’s Guide to Raising Ducks: Breeds, Care, Health [Storey’s Guide to Raising Series].
Holderread, Dave; Sears, Elayne (drawings).
Storey Publishing North Adams, MA 2001 
  Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white drawings & text-photos, bottom corner tip title page creased, tiny mark fore-edge, minor edgewear corners. 316 pp. This comprehensive, fully illustrated guide takes you through every step of owning ducks. An essential source for any duck breeder, it provides information on individual breeds, feeding and housing, maximizing egg production, breeding for colour varieties, showing prize-winning ducks, health care and disease prevention. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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Keeping Chickens: Getting the Best from Your Chickens.
Hobson, Jeremy; Lewis, Celia.
ISBN: 9780715336250
David & Charles Blue Ash, OH 2012 
  Paperback small square quarto, very good condition, colour photos (few full-page), tiny scuff spine ends, small crush top edge rear cover, minor edgewear corners & spine ends. 174 pp. This book discusses the care of chickens. Covers egg-laying to ease of keeping for over 70 different breeds, setting up and maintaining a healthy hen house, keeping the chickens warm - and dry and safe from predators. There is practical advice on hygiene, disease and healthcare. Learn about broody birds and egg incubation, and rear a new generation of chicks to brighten any garden. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29591  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Unlocking the Land: The Saga of Farming in Australia.
Bromby, Robin.
Lothian Publishing Melbourne 1989 
  Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos, corner tips covers little scuffed, spine little faded, light toning inside covers, light foxing edges, minor edges. 168 pp. About the history of farming in Australia since settlement. The difficulties faced by the early settlers in a hot, dry and often infertile land are described. Droughts, shearer's strikes, and campaigns to keep the Kanakas in the cane fields are all discussed. An interesting book for anyone wanting to learn about early farming. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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A Son of "The Red Centre": Memoirs and Anecdotes of the Life of Road Train Pioneer and Bush Inventor of the Northern Territory of Australia.
Johannsen, Kurt G.; Palmer, Daphne (editor).
ISBN: 0646133047
Kurt G. Johannsen Adelaide, Morphettville 1999 
  Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos, colour photos, map, bottom corner tip front cover little scuffed, minor edgewear. 254 pp. This is the author's fascinating life story, as told by himself. Kurt Gerhart Johannsen is a pioneer, inventor and improviser of the Northern Territory. He was born in 1915 at Deep Well Station, 50 miles south of Alice Springs. The many photos help to bring his story to life. 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29172  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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The Country’s Finest Hour: Sixty Years of Rural Broadcasting in Australia.
Bailey, Jenny.
ISBN: 0733317359
Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC) Sydney 2005 
  Paperback small quarto, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear. 200 pp. Part history, part reminiscence, this book draws largely on the memories of ABC reporters past and present, many of whom were great characters whose flair and sense of humour equalled their rapport with the audience. There are behind-the-scenes stories about some of Australia's most popular programs - "Blue Hills", "A Big Country", "Australia All Over" - as well as a look at the present state of life in the bush and the future of rural broadcasting. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 23107  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Show Guide: Sydney Royal Easter Show 21 March to 5 April 1997.
Show, Royal Easter.
Roughedge / Royal Agricultural Society of NSW Sydney 1997 
  Paperback quarto, stapled (rusted), very good condition, colour text-photos, adverts, tear-out tickets, front cover creased, minor foxing & edgewear. 78 pp. 
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 15598  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Jack Howe: The Man and the Legend.
Muir, Barry R.
ISBN: 0958580014
B. & J. Muir / Stop Press Print Blackall, QLD 1998 
  Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos (most full-page), frontispiece, minor edgewear. 111 pp. This is the story of the legendary blade shearer, Jack Howe (1861 - 1920), who lived in Queensland's most turbulent period in history, which includes the formation of Unionism, the labor party, and the big 1891 and 1894 Shearer's Strikes which came close to civil war. Jack Howe set an unbeatable blade-shearing record, became a publican, a grazier, and sold Model T Fords from his Universal Hotel. He and his wife Victoria, brought up eight of their ten children in a very harsh environment. One hundred years on Jack can still be remembered with intrigue and fascination. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29350  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Reminiscences of a Fun’gi: The Story of a Community that Mushroomed [Fungi].
Miller, John.
ISBN: 0646434306
John Miller / Hawkesbury City Council Windsor, NSW 2004 
  Paperback large quarto, very good condition, card covers, black & white text-photos, slight creasing spine, bottom corner front cover creased, few marks bottom corners last few pages, minor edgewear. 257 pp. About the old and new migrant Australian men, women and their children who created a new farming industry with their bare hands in the Hawkesbury Valley and Hills District of New South Wales. Ernest Roy Sanders was the "Pioneer Founder of the Mushroom Industry" when in 1936 he established the first mushroom farm in the area at Oakville. On 26th January, 2004, Hawkesbury City Council, posthumously awarded Roy Sanders, who died in 1986, the Australia Day Commemorative Plaque for establishing an economically and environmentally sustainable agricultural crop to the benefit of the district. Describes the history, development and importance of the mushroom industry in the Hawkesbury from his perspective as a farmer in the Hawkesbury since 1955. This book will be of interest to anyone wanting to understand the future of agriculture in northwestern Sydney. 
Price: 80.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29319  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Showtime! (Photographs and Memories of the Royal Easter Show).
Lindsay, Jake; Hartin, Murray.
ISBN: 0646295632
Portseat Pty Ltd Sydney, Rosebery 1996 
  Paperback small folio, very good plus condition, sepia (brown-tinted) text-photos (some full-page), minimal edgewear. Unnum 128 pp. This photoessay documents the people who ran, participated in, and attended Sydney's famous Royal Agricultural Show in 1996 at Moore Park. (The show later moved to the western suburbs.). 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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Wool and Mohair: Producing Better Natural Fibres [Australian Land Series].
Harmsworth, Thomas; Day, Graham.
ISBN: 0909605122
Inkata Press Melbourne 1979 
  Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour photos, figures, tables, edges lightly foxed, reverse side jacket lightly foxed (minor edgewear), spine ends & bottom edge rubbed. 248 pp. Presents practical information on all aspects of wool and mohair production. 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 25234  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Merinos, Mallee Roots and Making Tracks.
Russell, Rob.
ISBN: 9780646474014
R. T. R. Russell Ballarat, VIC 2007 
  Paperback wide trade, as new condition, black & white text-photos. 179 pp. Rob's third book again takes us on his classing run, and relates the humour of the Australian sheepyards, woolsheds, country pubs and homesteads. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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Last Chance Mustang: The Story of One Horse, One Horseman, and One Final Shot at Redemption.
Bornstein, Mitchell.
ISBN: 9781250087478
St Martin's Press New York 2015 
  Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour photos centre spread, bottom corner rear cover creased, minor edgewear. 300 pp. The author has spent 20 years as a horse trainer, and thought that he had met every dangerous horse there is, until he met Samson who hated everyone and everything, and would let everyone know it. After years of abuse at the hands of sadistic owners he had learned that all humans mean pain and fear. Over one year, Mitch and Samson learnt respect for each other, and Mitch experienced firsthand the true mettle and greatness of the wild American mustang (from the Nevada wilds). This is a story of hope, redemption, commitment, friendship, and love, told with great compassion. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29066  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Choosing and Keeping Chickens.
Graham, Chris.
ISBN: 9780600614388
Hamlyn / Practical Poultry Magazine London 2006 
  Paperback wide octavo (with flaps), very good condition, colour text-photos, corners covers & few pages little creased, edges lightly rubbed, tiny bump top spine, crease rear cover, minor edgewear. 208 pp. This book has information on over 50 of the most popular breeds. There are chapters on feeding, dealing with common ailments to breeding, and taking care of your chickens. 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29020  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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The Bushcraft Handbooks (10 volumes).
Graves, Richard H.
Dymock's Book Arcade Sydney 1965 
  Each booklet: Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet, very good plus condition, black & white drawings, minimal edgewear. Each booklet: 32 pp. (Estimated date, 1982.) A scarce complete set of 10 booklets in a series ion bushcraft. 1: Ropes and cords. 2: Huts & thatching. 3: Campcraft. 4: Food and water. 5: Fire making. 6: Knots and lashings. 7: Tracks and lures. 8: Snares and traps. 9: Travel and gear. 10: Time and direction. By former commanding officer, Australian Jungle Survival & Rescue Detachment. 
Price: 170.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16735  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Duck Keeping for Beginners.
Putland, Helen.
ISBN: 0864179634
Kangaroo Press Sydney 1998 
  Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, drawings, colour photos, few page corner tips creased (bookmarks), minor edgewear & marking. 46 pp. A quirky little fun but practical book about all aspects of keeping ducks for pleasure, and perhaps a little profit. How to feed, house and breed ducks, how to keep them clean, and how they can coexist with hens and geese. Her infectious love for these waddling creatures is readily apparent. 
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 15484  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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28th Annual Agricultural Show: 1973 Catalogue.
Show Society, Tullow.
Tullow Show Society Tullow, Ireland 1973 
  Paperback, card cover (partly loose), stapled, good condition, many adverts. Unnum pp. Catalogue for this annual show, this year held in Coppenagh, Tullow, Ireland, on Wednesday, 15th August, 1973. Includes many adverts for local businesses. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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Natural Gain in the Grazing Lands of Southern Australia.
Smith, David E.
ISBN: 0868405639
University of New South Wales Press (UNSW Press) Sydney 2000 
  Paperback octavo, very good condition, tables, pages lightly toned. 225 pp. In the 20th century, some remarkable changes occurred to the grazing lands of Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia. The author observed these changes, and was an active participant as researcher, teacher and farmer. He documents these changes, and in the process challenges many current assumptions about ecological change on the continent over the last 200 years, especially with regard to land degradation. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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Fifteen Hundred Down the Murranji.
Lunney, Bob.
ISBN: 1863331417
Crawford House Adelaide 1998 
  Paperback trade, very good condition, crease fore-edge front cover, light crease cover near spine, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. 200 pp. This is a well-told tale of a true-life adventure full of drama, conflict, danger, humour and pathos. He begins his story in 1956, when he was 17 years old, and joined a droving team on one of the last epic long-distance cattle drives in Australia, when road-trains were beginning to make such treks obsolete. The story is drawn from notes scribbled in an old exercise book during the trip. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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Diary of a Weekend Farmer.
Jolley, Elizabeth; Kotai, Evelyn (paintings).
ISBN: 1863680438
Fremantle Arts Centre Press (FACP) Fremantle 1993 
  Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour paintings (including frontispiece), small dent bottom edge rear cover, base spine little rubbed, minor edgewear jacket (minor edgewear). 95 pp. This book is a delightful humorous and moving mixture of personal observation and poetry. The book is based upon the authors own record of life on the land. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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Starting Right with Bees: A Beginner’s Handbook on Beekeeping.
Editorial Staff, Gleanings in Bee Culture; Rowe, H. G.; Root, John A. (introduction).
A. I. Root Company Medina, OH 1976 
  Paperback trade, good plus condition, black & white text-photos, front cover corner creased, minor edgewear, old price marks. 96 pp. This classic text on beekeeping, here in its 18th edition, was first published in the 1920s. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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Australia’s Pest Animals: New Solutions to Old Problems.
Olsen, Penny.
ISBN: 0864178085
Bureau of Resource Sciences / Kangaroo Press Canberra / Sydney 1998 
  Paperback large quarto, very good condition, maps, tables, colour text-photos, minor edgewear, top corner rear cover little creased, bottom corner tip little scuffed. 160 pp. Examines the problems caused by Australian feral animals and what can be done to stop this happening. Describes sophisticated, scientifically-based techniques and strategies that are humane, cost-effective and are fully consistent with the principles of ecologically sustainable land management. Should help farmers and natural resource managers to successfully reduce damage (diseases) caused by pest animals, and is also a useful reference for policy-makers, teachers and students. 
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 27477  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Bantams [Pet and Fancy Series].
Easom Smith, H.
Cassell London 1970 
  Paperback small, very good condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, minor edgewear. 128 pp. A practical and illustrated guide written for enthusiasts of all ages. This helpful book has basic facts for the beginner, and informed suggestions for the professional. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20951  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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So Shall You Reap: Farming and Crops in Human Affairs.
Solbrig, Otto T.; Solbrig, Dorothy.
ISBN: 1559633093
Island Press Washington, DC 1994 
  Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white drawings, tables, printed on recycled acid-free paper, minimal edgewear. 284 pp. This book is about how farming evolved - when and how people learned to irrigate, to fertilize, and to rotate crops. A fascinating book for anyone interested in agricultural history and the environment. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21082  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Going to the Show? Images and Memories of Sydney’s Royal Easter Show.
Cooke, Anne; Birkl, Joanne (with).
ISBN: 0949753602
Historic Houses Trust of NSW / Royal Agricultural Society (NSW) Sydney 1996 
  Paperback wide octavo (with flaps), very good condition, colour & black & white text-photos. 80 pp. The Royal Easter Show has attracted millions of visitors since its inception in 1823, and held at Sydney Showgrounds Moore Park (until the recent move to Homebush). Covers posters & advertising, historical development, entertainment in the arena, the sideshows, the country comes to town, the woodchop, the district exhibits, arts & crafts exhibitions, industrial & commercial exhibitions, and the past & the future. 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 3688  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Pig Keeping on a Small Scale.
McFarlane, Annette; McFarlane, Grant.
ISBN: 0864177909
Kangaroo Press Sydney, Kenthurst 1996 
  Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, colour photos centre spread, tables, old price marks. 72 pp. Two pig breeders from Samsonvale, Queensland, detail their own experiences, and the trial and error process that they hope this book will eliminate. They have successfully exported the rare Tamworth pig breed back to England. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 13384  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Hobby Farming: The First Steps.
Humphries, Allan (editor).
ISBN: 0642973830
Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC) Sydney 1983 
  Paperback wide trade, very good condition, fore-edge front cover & few pages little creased, minor edgewear. 103 pp. Based on the ABC Radio series. There are a lot of good ideas for anyone interested in hobby farming. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 25154  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Permaculture Pioneers: Stories from the New Frontier.
Dawborn, Kerry (editor); (editor), Caroline Smith.
ISBN: 9780975078624
Melliodora Publishing (Holmgren) Hepburn, VIC 2011 
  Paperback thick trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos & vignettes. 364 pp. Permaculture is one of Australia's great intellectual exports, having helped farmers and gardeners worldwide to design ecologically sustainable production. The stories of 25 key Australians over the last 30 years, from David Holmgren to Josh Byrne - their experiences, insights, struggles and triumphs. 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 15607  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Agroecology in Action: Extending Alternative Agriculture Through Social Networks.
Warner, Keith Douglass.
ISBN: 0262731800
MIT Press Cambridge, MA 2007 
  Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, figures, tables. 273 pp. An American environmental lecturer and friar describes agroecology, a new innovative scientific response to agriculture's growing environmental crises. He offers American case studies of ways in which social networks of growers, scientists, agricultural organizations, and public agencies have developed innovative, ecologically based techniques to reduce reliance on agrochemicals. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12794  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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It’s Not All Bull: Biography of Colin Pearse of Yarragadee, and Family Back to 1830.
Watson, Graham.
ISBN: 0646258893
William Colin Kennedy Pearse Perth 1995 
  Paperback thick trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, map, few light creases covers & fore-edge, faint foxing edges, minor edgewear. 271 pp. This biography presents a graphic, entertaining, and enlightening account of the many enduring facets and challenges encountered throughout the life of this unique Australian agriculturalist. 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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Practically in the Country.
Humphreys, Patrick; Gabriel, Tom; Titcombe, Elleu 171111 (illustrator).
ISBN: 0951397710
Comma International Biological Systems Abergavenny, Gwent 1988 
  Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition, pictorial cover (in very good dustjacket), black & white drawings. 70 pp. Explains eloquently the pluses and minuses of living in rural Britain. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 4156  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Making Their Own Way: The Dunbabins on Maria Island 1869 - 1876.
Dunbabin, Tom.
ISBN: 9780646542317
Bangor Publications Dunalley, TAS 2010 
  Paperback wide octavo (with flaps), very good plus condition, black & white & sepia (brown-tinted) & colour text-photos. 144 pp. The story of two brothers establishing a farm on remote Maria Island, a former penal settlement, off Tasmania's east coast. The author has long been fascinated by his ancestors and their island home. A local history based mostly on surviving letters that reveal their triumphs and tragedies, loves and losses, in early colonial Tasmania. 
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14897  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Integrated Pest Management.
Dent, David (editor).
ISBN: 0412573709
Chapman & Hall London 1995 
  Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, pictorial cover, very good plus condition, figures, tables, base spine end little creased. 356 pp. A practical guide to the principles and practice of developing an integrated pest management (IPM) program. The term 'pest' in this book is used in its broadest sense and includes insects, pathogens, weeds, nematodes, etc. This will be a useful book for agricultural and plant scientists, entomologists, acarologists and nematologists and all those studying crop protection. 
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 26945  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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The Good Good Pig: The Extraordinary Life of Christopher Hogwood.
Montgomery, Sy.
Hodder & Stoughton London 2006 
  Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), pages faintly toned, minor edgewear, remainder mark. 241 pp. This is a story about a very special pig in New Hampshire. This book celebrates Christopher Hogwood in all his glory, from his infancy to hog heaven in his rural home. 
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 25322  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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A Mingled Yarn: The Seifert Family and Flaxmilling in New Zealand.
Pollard, Jane.
Jane Pollard Bowral, NSW 2004 
  Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white photos, top corner front cover little creased (& first few pages), autograph (author's written name title page). 159 pp. This is the story of a family who milled flax from Southland to the Waikato in New Zealand. The author is the great-granddaughter of Johann Herrmann Seifert. Using Alfred Seifert's personal letters, diaries, and business correspondence, plus wages books and cutter's tallies from several of his mills, this story traces the flax industry and the men who worked it, through the turbulent years of two Depressions and two world wars, and the mingled fortunes of those times. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
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Practical Prickle Farming: Hard-Won Advice to Small Area Farmers.
Hayes, Mike; Hayes, Janet.
ISBN: 0642527199
ABC Enterprises Sydney 1986 
  Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, black & white cartoons & text-photos, minor edgewear corners, minimal faint foxing edges, old price marks. 192 pp. Practical advice to small-area farmers. Based on their seven years of experience of running what was once the worst little farm in Australia, as previously reported on the Prickle Farm stories on ABC radio and TV. Not for the hobby farmer or alternative lifestylers. It's aimed at the ordinary bloke and his missus, who'd love to have a place in the country to get a bit of fresh air, give the kids a bit os space, and maybe raise a few chooks. The comical drawings are a delight. 
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 25124  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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A Legacy Under Threat? Family Farming in Australia.
Lees, Jim (editor).
ISBN: 1875821368
University of New England Press (UNE Press) Armidale, NSW 1997 
  Paperback small quarto, good plus condition, tables, figures, covers lightly creased, minor insect damage inside front cover, minor edgewear. 259 pp. This book is an important source for those wishing to understand the complex factors that will determine the future of family farming in Australia. It is written for both the general reader and the serious student of the Australian farming scene. SALE PRICE. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22596  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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GM Crops: The Impact and the Potential.
Thomson, Jennifer A.
ISBN: 0643091602
CSIRO Publishing Melbourne, Collingwood 2006 
  Paperback octavo, very good condition, figures, tables, minimal edgewear. 158 pp. Examines the issues and concerns surrounding the development of genetically modified (GM) crops and their impacts on the environment. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 24502  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Wokim Gutpela Ne Seri Bilong Kokonas / Make a Good Coconut Nursery [Pidgin language].
Information and Extension Services, Department of.
Government Printer Port Moresby 1965 
  Paperback wide, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, black & white text-photos, pages lightly toned. 16 pp. Has Pidgin and English as parallel texts. 
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 13431  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Against the Grain: How Agriculture has Hijacked Civilization.
Manning, Richard.
ISBN: 0865476225
North Point Press / Farrar Straus Giroux (FSG) New York 2005 
  Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good plus dustjacket), cloth binding along spine. 232 pp. A fascinating history of agriculture, from the domestication of plants and animals 10,000 years ago to today's corporate megafarms. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20799  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Peter Waite 1834 - 1922: The Story of His Life and Times.
Hogg, Gladys.
ISBN: 0959054057
Waite Agricultural Research Institute / University of Adelaide Foundation Adelaide 1991 
  Paperback trade, card covers, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, creasing last page base near spine. 55 pp. The story of the South Australian pioneer pastoralist and public benefactor. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22248  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Managing Small Herds of Beef Cattle [Information Series].
Pollard, David; Cavaye, Jim.
ISBN: 0724239251
Department of Primary Industries Queensland Brisbane 1996 
  Paperback trade, card covers, very good plus condition, black & white photos & drawings, tables, figures, corrective bookplate, printed on recycled paper. 113 pp. This book provides practical and easy-to-follow advice about all aspects of small-scale beef production, property planning, selecting a production system, cattle breeds, cattle management, animal health, selling to a market, calculating profits. The book emphasises the need to manage properties in a responsible and sustainable way. It discusses property development and advises on improvements such as roads, fences and yards. Small-scale cattle producers, students, agribusiness people and agricultural advisers will find it useful. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22171  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Big Mobs: The Story of Australian Cattlemen.
McLaren, Glen.
ISBN: 1863682473
Fremantle Arts Centre Press (FACP) Perth, Fremantle 2000 
  Paperback small wide octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, minimal foxing fore-edge, minimal edgewear. 391 pp. Published in association with the Research Institute for Cultural Heritage, Curtin University, Perth. Provides Australian stockmen the place they so richly deserve in pastoral and Australian history. From the lonely months on a long cattle drive to the boots they wore and the places they lived in, this comprehensive work provides a fascinating insight into a unique way of life. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21922  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Against the Grain: How Agriculture has Hijacked Civilization.
Manning, Richard.
ISBN: 0865477132
North Point Press New York 2005 
  Paperback trade, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear, remainder stripe. 232 pp. A fascinating history of agriculture, from the domestication of plants and animals 10,000 years ago to today's corporate megafarms. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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Towong Hill - Fifty Years On An Upper Murray Cattle Station
Mitchell, Elyne,
ISBN: 0333502396
MacMillan, Australia, 1989. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good /Good. . Size: 9"- 10" Tall. Minor wear to jacket edges. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australian History; ISBN: 0333502396. ISBN/EAN: 9780333502396. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 39537. Very Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
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Cattlemen of the High Country: The Story of the Mountain Cattlemen of the Bogongs
Holth,Tor (with Jane Barnaby),
ISBN: 0947116753
Weldon, Sydney, 1989. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. . Size: 10"-12" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australiana; ISBN: 0947116753. ISBN/EAN: 9780947116750. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 39600. Very Good
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
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Springfield - The Story Of A Sheep Station
Taylor, Peter,
ISBN: 0049090356
Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 1987. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. . Size: 10"-12" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australian History; ISBN: 0049090356. ISBN/EAN: 9780049090354. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 39569. Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
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Establishing Your Own Vineyard
Nash, Grenville
ISBN: 0170053059
Thomas Nelson, Australia, 1978. First Edition
 Medium Trade Paperback Medium Trade Paperback. Very Good/. First Edition. 127 pages. Previous owner's name in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; ISBN: 0170053059. ISBN/EAN: 9780170053051. Inventory No: 12010515. Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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Great Flying Doctor Stories
Marsh, Bill "Swampy"
ISBN: 073330835X
ABC Books, Australia, 1999. Reprint
 Trade Paperback Trade Paperback. Very Good/. Reprint. 212 pages. Moderate spine lean. A wonderful collection of yarns about the Royal Flying Doctor Service. Author Bill 'Swampy' Marsh brings us the voices of Australians from all walks life and their stories of the saviours of the air.These tales are by turn frightening, hilarious, wonderful, tragic and poignant and through them we come to understand why the Royal Flying Doctor Service stands as a unique Australian cultural icon. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australiana; Biography & Autobiography. ISBN: 073330835X. ISBN/EAN: 9780733308352. Inventory No: 12030075. Very Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
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Yorkshire Farming Memories
Harrison, S.
ISBN: 0900264144
The Castle Museum, York, England, 1985. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Good/. Reprint. 45 pages. Creasing to front cover, otherwise in very good condition. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; History. ISBN: 0900264144. ISBN/EAN: 9780900264146. Inventory No: 11070404. Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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The Little Veggie Patch Co’s Guide to Backyard Farming
Capomolla, Fabian & Pember, Mat,
ISBN: 1742611583
Pan Macmillan,  2012. First Edition
 Softcover (with flaps) Softcover (with flaps). Very Good Condition/. First Edition. second-hand copy, no damage, no marks, no annotations, no dirt. Each chapter in this practical guide covers a month of the year and includes advice on what is happening in the garden at that time, and which veggies, fruits and herbs you should be planting and harvesting in Australia. Not just for people with backyards, but people with balconies, roofs, or nature strips. Profusely illustrated with black-and-white photographs, and sequences of step-by-step smaller photographs for making window boxes planter boxes, growing plants in pots, and vegetable gardens. In addition, the book gives recipes to use from the recipes that have been grown. Full number line. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. XII, 242 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Gardening; Television Tie-in; Australia; Farming & Rural Life. ISBN: 1742611583. ISBN/EAN: 9781742611587. Inventory No: 0277360. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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All Heaven in a Rage
Turner, E.S.,
Michael Joseph, London, 1964. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Illustrated. First Edition. Introduction by author, list of illustrations and index. The text is decorated with black-and-white illustrations. Dark brown coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the back strip. Illustrated dustwrapper with black and white coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. "This is the story of how the British race was persuaded, shamed and legislated into showing mercy to 'brute creation' "- from front fold over panel blurb. Softening of the back strip edges with bumping of the top corners and rubbing of the lower book edges. Uniform tanning of the text block edges and age toning of pages. A few handling marks to the end pages. Chipping of the dustwrapper corners and back strip edges. Numerous small closed tears and creasing of the top dustwrapper edge with chipping of the lower edge. Rubbing, marking and stains to the panels with a 3 inch tear to the top right hand corner of the rear panel with associated creasing. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [10], 11 - 324 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Animals & Birds; Animal Welfare; Farming & Rural Life. Inventory No: 0125181. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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River Improvement and Drainage in Australia and New Zealand
Strom, H. G.,
State Rivers and Water Supply Commission, Victoria, Melbourne, 1962. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 380 pp., last two blank, foreword by Minister The Honourable W. J. Mibus, M.L.A., Minister of water supply, introduction by Lewis R. East, chairman, State Rivers and Water Supply Commission, acknowledgements, two appendices, general index and photograph and diagrams index. The text is illustrated with sepia coloured photographs, maps:- many which are folded and can be pulled out, and tables. Green coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. This book is about river management and drainage and how proper management will alleviate severity of flood damage to the outlying areas of major rivers and how legislation and politics may be circumnavigated to help in this cause, in both Australia and New Zealand. The corners are bumped and rubbed and the head and heel the spine are likewise bumped. The spine is sunned. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australia; History. Inventory No: 0100510. Very Good Condition
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
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Bob-Tail Pup
Stokes, Vernon and Harnett, Cynthia,
Collins,  1948. Reprint
 Hardcover (1/4 Cloth 3/4 Boards) Hardcover (1/4 Cloth 3/4 Boards). Fair Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Vernon Stokes and Cynthia Hartnett. Reprint. The text is illustrated in both colour and black-and-white drawings by Vernon Stokes and Cynthia Hartnett. 1/4 green coloured cloth covered back strip. 3/4 illustrated boards with red coloured titles. The story of Jimmy and Elisabeth (brother and sister) and a old English sheepdog known as Bob-Tail Pup. The book is showing age and wear. Softening, rubbing and fraying to the back strip edges with bumping of the book corners – underlying board is visible. Rubbing along the book edges and there is bumping to the top book edges. The underlying board is visible to the lower book edges. Rubs, marks and stains to the book panels. Light browning to the text block edges and pages. A few marks and rubs to the endpapers. Size: Folio (over 12" tall ). Not paginated [48 pages].. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Vernon Stokes and Cynthia Hartnett. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Children; illustrated; Britain/UK; 1940s; Farming & Rural Life. Inventory No: 0122302. Fair Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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CMI Distribution Maps of Plant Disease (Periodical – Hard Bound)
Various,
Commonwealth Mycological Institute, Great Britain, No date. First Edition
 Hardcover (ring-bound folder) Hardcover (ring-bound folder). Good Condition (ex-library)/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Maps. First Edition. A ring bound periodical of maps from 1942 through to 1951 of plant diseases throughout the world. The ring binder is dark blue coloured cloth with a very sturdy metal binding. Began in 1942. Gilt coloured titles to the back strip. Loose-leaf maps kept up to date by revised editions. A series of maps published by Commonwealth Mycological Institute (CMI) in Great Britain from 1942 through to 1952 (in this selection) of various plant pathogens and their distribution worldwide. The map consists of a map of the world, plant affected – and where the disease has been reported, and on the verso of the map the actual countries affected. Also Titled: – IMI Distribution Maps of Plant Diseases. This book is an ex-library book and has the faults of same: – multiple library stamps throughout the text and to the book endpapers. Attached to the front paste-down is a list of missing maps and a metal paperclip is attached to the top edge of the first page with notification of an increase of postage in 1951. The paperclip has started to rust a little and has affected the next couple of pages. Light browning of the text block edges and pages with some rust marks and handling marks to some of the pages as well. Bumping of the book corners and the book shows usage. Library sticker affixed to the lower spine edge and remains of tape can also be seen. Size: Oblong 8vo - 7¾" - 9¾" tall but wider. Not paginated – pagination is done via map number.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Maps. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Plant Diseases; Cartography; Inventory No: 0121505. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Good Condition (ex-library)
Price: 120.00 (AUD)
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A History of the Frozen Meat Trade: An Account of the Development and Present-day Methods of Preparation, Transport, and Marketing of Frozen and Chilled Meats
Critchell, JamesTroubridge & Raymond, Joseph,
Constable and Company, London, 1912. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Fair Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. preface by authors, list of illustrations, 12 appendices, and the index. Black-and-white Illustrated frontispiece, showing " The S. S. Strathleven ". The text is illustrated with numerous black-and-white photographs and tables. Red coloured cloth covered boards with gilt coloured embossed titles to the front panel and back strip. A history of the frozen meat trade, being meats being transported to England from Australia, New Zealand and South America. Softening and chipping to back strip edges with some small tears present as well. Bumping to the book corners with the underlying board visible to the lower corners. Rubbing to the lower book edges with heavy staining, marks and rubs to the book panels. Fading and staining to the back strip. Browning and foxing to the text block edges. The front panel is extensively rubbed, stained and marked. The lower stain of the front panel has bled onto the lower page edges and through to the back panel edge. The spine is slightly cocked. The spine is extensively sunned and faded. Heavy browning and foxing to the text block edges, with, browning to the endpapers and there is heavy foxing to the first few pages and last few pages of the book and then occasional foxing spots throughout the book. The front and back hinges have split and underlying webbing can be seen. Grubby marks and handling marks to the front endpapers. On the free front endpaper there has been a company stamp placed -- "New Zealand Loan and Mercantile Agency Company, Limited". This is the first UK edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. XVIII, 442 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; History -- Modern ; Australia / New Zealand; Economics. Inventory No: 0103314. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Fair Condition
Price: 66.00 (AUD)
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Prickle Farm: Round Two
Hayes, Mike,
ISBN: 0642976317
Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Sydney, 1984. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Illustrator: Mike Hayes. First Edition. a sort of foreword. The text is illustrated with black-and-white cartoons drawn by the author. Black and white photographic paperback binding with black and white coloured titles to the front panel and black coloured titles to the back strip. The second instalment of the author's experiences – both real and imagined and anecdotes of living on a farm in central New South Wales. Creasing to the book corners with rubbing of the book edges and panels. Slight cocking of the spine and there is a vertical crease that runs the full length of the front panel. Age toning and foxing to the text block edges with scattered foxing throughout the pages. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 128 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Mike Hayes. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Radio Programme; Australia; Humour. ISBN: 0642976317. ISBN/EAN: 9780642976314. Inventory No: 0121421. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
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The Astonished Earth
Kempe, Humphrey,
William Heinemann, London Melbourne Toronto, 1958. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic & Illustrations. First Edition. acknowledgements, list of illustrations, foreword by Sir R. George Stapleton, bibliography and index. frontispiece, showing flood scene, Lindsay Creek stop the text is illustrated with colour and black and white photographs and black-and-white illustrations. Brown coloured cloth covered boards with gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. The story of the author's rehabilitation and conservation of an eroded and nutrient poor farm, by means of water conservation, plantings and contour irrigation. Softening and rubbing to the backstrip edges, book edges and rubbing to the lower book edges. Browning to the textblock edges and pages. Previous owners rubber stamp to the top right-hand corner of the free front end paper and original bookseller's sticker to the lower right-hand corner of the front paste-down. Offset tanning to the endpapers. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [8], IX - XXII, [1], 2-144 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic & Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australia; Environment & Ecology. Inventory No: 0115689. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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Footrot Flats 12
Ball, Murray,
ISBN: 0958864845
Orin Books , Melbourne, 1987. First Edition
 Softcover (Saddle-stapled) Softcover (Saddle-stapled). Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Murray Ball. First Edition. The text is illustrated with black-and-white cartoons drawn by Murray Ball. Colour illustrated covers (wraparound), by Murray Ball, with black and yellow coloured titles to the front panel. The 12th adventures of Dog, Wal Footrot, Horse and the other denizens of Footrot Flats. A little rubbing and creasing to the book edges and age toning of the text block edges. Size: Oblong 8vo - 7¾" - 9¾" tall but wider. 80 pages.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Murray Ball. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Humour; New Zealand; Farming & Rural Life. ISBN: 0958864845. ISBN/EAN: 9780958864848. Inventory No: 0120071. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
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Footrot Flats 13
Ball, Murray,
ISBN: 0958864888
Orin Books , Melbourne, 1988. First Edition
 Softcover (Saddle-stapled) Softcover (Saddle-stapled). Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Murray Ball. First Edition. The text is illustrated with black-and-white cartoons drawn by Murray Ball. Colour illustrated covers (wraparound), by Murray Ball, with black and orange coloured titles to the front panel. The 13th adventures of Dog, Wal Footrot, Horse and the other denizens of Footrot Flats. A little rubbing and creasing to the book edges and age toning of the text block edges. Size: Oblong 8vo - 7¾" - 9¾" tall but wider. 80 pages.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Murray Ball. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Humour; New Zealand; Farming & Rural Life. ISBN: 0958864888. ISBN/EAN: 9780958864886. Inventory No: 0120072. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
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Cherries
Grubb, Norman H.,
Crosby Lockwood & Son, Ltd., London, 1949. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. foreword by H. V. Taylor, preface by author, list of illustrations, bibliography, general index and index to variety names. The text is illustrated with colour photographs – showing different varieties of cherries and black-and-white photographs. Green coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. A book put out just after the war on the cultivation, varieties and business of growing cherries commercially in Britain. Softening to the backstrip edges with rubbing of the book corners and lower book edges. Sunning with fading spots to the backstrip with browning and foxing to the textblock edges. Age toning of the pages. Some faint foxing to the endpapers. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. [4], V - VIII, [2], 2-186, [XVIII – pages of advertisements for various aspects of cherry farming / transportation / etc.] pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Cherries; Britain/UK; 1940s; Inventory No: 0118359. Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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Cane Sugar and Its Manufacture
Geerligs, H. C. Prinsen,
Norman Roger, London, 1909. Reprint
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Reprint. preface by author and index. Throughout the text. There are various tables and figures. Dark red coloured cloth covered boards with gilt coloured embossed titles to the front panel and backstrip. This book was first published in 1903. "The aim of the present work is to compile in one book everything that is known about the chemistry and technology of the sugar cane and sugar cane manufacture." -- from the preface, page 7. This book is showing age and wear. Softening to the backstrip edges with bumping of the book corners. Rubbing and sunning of the book edges with various rubs and marks to the book panels. Sunning of the backstrip. Browning and foxing of the textblock edges with browning of the pages. Quite noticeable darkening of the free front end paper and both endpapers show handling marks. The rear hinge has started to crack. The page following the free front end paper has been torn and in half – please see photograph. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. [9], X - XII, [3], 4 - 350, [3, then II - XVI (index), [2] ] pages,. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Sugar Cane; Inventory No: 0118352. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Good Condition
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
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Tomato Culture in Victoria (Bulletin Number 26)
Krone, Basil P. and Harris, W. H,
Department of Agriculture, Victoria, Melbourne, No date. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Reprint. The text is illustrated with both black and white photographs, illustrations and advertisements. Photographic / illustrated front cover with green and red coloured titles. A publication put out in the early (probably) 1950s, as it shows horse-drawn machines for planting of tomato plants, by the Victorian agricultural Department on how to grow tomatoes, pests and how to control same and even on how to harvest and pack tomatoes for market. Creasing of the book corners with scattered foxing to the panels. Light browning to the book panels, textblock edges and pages. fifth Edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 68 pages,. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Tomato Growing; Australia; Inventory No: 0118757. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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The New Vignerons; A Guide to Riverina Wines
Higgins, John,
The Murrumbidgee Irrigator Pty Ltd, Griffith, New South Wales, No Date. Edition Unstated
 Softcover (Side-stapled) Softcover (Side-stapled). Good Condition/. Illustrator: photographic. Edition Unstated. introduction. The text is illustrated with a section of 9 pages of black and white photography. Photographic covers with white titles to the front panel and backstrip. Creasing this is the book corners and there crease that runs the full length of the front panel,commensurate with bookbinding -- metal staples. There are a few handling marks at the beginning of the book. This book was based on a weekly column in a rural newspaper (The Murrumbidgee Irrigator ) dealing with local winegrowers and more particularly of the up-and-coming new batch of Vignerons (winemakers)and vineyards. Included are Toorak wines, Wickham Hill wines, San Bernardino wines and Miranda wines. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. (3), 4-55, (1) pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australia; Wine. Inventory No: 0111615. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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Agricultural Geography: Volume 1 – Systems, Subsistence and Plantation Agriculture
Laut, Peter,
Nelson, Melbourne, 1970. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Fair Condition/. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Reprint. preface by author, list of illustrations, acknowledgements, guide to further reading and references and index. The text is illustrated with numerous black-and-white photographs, maps, tables, illustrations and figures. Illustrated card cover with yellow and white coloured titles to the front panel and white coloured titles to the back strip. Black and white photograph of author to the rear book panel. A small book about what comprises agricultural geography and widely so and why agricultural activities are done in the manner in which they are done so. Creasing to the book corners with a large triangular crease to the front right hand corner. Reading creases to the back strip with browning, light foxing and stains to the text block edges. Age toning of the pages. Tape residue can be seen to the first few pages and last few pages of the book – were a previous owner has covered the book in plastic and the tape has seeped. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). 276 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Geography; Science & Technology. Inventory No: 0120394. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Fair Condition
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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The Australian Country Woman’s Garden
Forsyth, Holly Kerr,
ISBN: 0091837073
Random House, Australia, Milsons Point, New South Wales, 1998. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. First Edition. acknowledgements, foreword by Sir Roy Strong, bibliography, General index, index of plans and end notes. Illustrated end pages, showing garden designs. The text is illustrated with colour photographs and coloured illustrations showing garden design. Pale lemon coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the back strip. Photographic dustwrapper with dark tan coloured titles to the front panel and white coloured titles to the back strip. Colour photograph of author to the rear fold over panel. "The Australian Country Woman's Garden is the story of 200 years of Gardening in Australia, seen through twenty-one glorious gardens which have been created, and are maintained today, by women." -- from the front fold over panel blurb. Gardens from Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania are highlighted. A little rubbing of to the lower book edges and to the top book corners. Rubbing of the dustwrapper edges and panel of. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. [4], 5 - 176 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Gardening; Australia; Farming & Rural Life. ISBN: 0091837073. ISBN/EAN: 9780091837075. Inventory No: 0123110. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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Great Australian Rabbit Stories
Quealy, Jenny– Editor,
ISBN: 0733328083
Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Sydney, 2010. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. Foreword by editor, Introduction: A Five-Generation Story, index of storytellers, glossary, bibliography, acknowledgements and picture credits. The text is illustrated with both black-and-white photographs and illustrations. Colour photographic paperback binding with red, brown and gold coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. "Great Australian Rabbit Stories is a marvellous collection of true -like tales that give a remarkable insight into the life on the land as seen through the eyes of those who had been at the frontline of Australia's rentless battle with the rabbit." – from rear panel blurb. The stories are both current and historical. Apart from a little rubbing of the book corners and a hint of age toning of the text block edges. Size: Trade Paperback. [10], 342 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Rabbits; Australia; ISBN: 0733328083. ISBN/EAN: 9780733328084. Inventory No: 0124499. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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British Agriculture (British Life & Thought)
Easterbrook, Laurence F.,
Published for the British Council by Longmans Green & Co, London New York Toronto, 1943. First Edition
 Softcover (with Flaps) Softcover (with Flaps). Good Condition/. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. Black and white photographic frontispiece, showing threshing and straw bailing. The text is illustrated with another six pages of black-and-white photography. Illustrated paperback binding, with French flaps, with black coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. A book about the modernisation of British agriculture between World War I and World War II with the aim of becoming self-sustaining in the case of another outbreak of war (which given the publication date was very timely). Chipping of the back strip edges and the spine also shows the results of insect activity – please see photograph. Creasing of the book corners with rubbing of the book edges and panels with very fine foxing noted. Insect activity results can also be seen to the rear panel. Light tanning of the text block edges and age toning of the pages. Foxing to the first few and last few pages of the book. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 48 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Britain/UK; 1940s; Inventory No: 0124513. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
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Animal Husbandry for Schools: New and Revised Edition (Rural Textbook Series)
Harper, Merritt W.,
The Macmillan Company, New York, 1943. Reprint
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations . Reprint. Preface by author and index. Black-and-white photographic frontispiece, showing cattle drinking in a stream. The text is illustrated with black and white photographs, black-and-white illustrations and graphs. Green coloured cloth covered boards with black coloured illustration, decoration and titles to the front panel and black coloured titles to the back strip. A book that was first published in 1913, dealing with all aspects of farming and rural life. The author goes through the various farm animals, including how to plough the land with various teams of horses. Dairy cattle, beef cattle, wool and mutton sheep are discussed along with swine and fowl. The book is showing age and use. Softening and rubbing of the back strip edges, bumping of the book corners and rubbing to the lower book edges and either side of the back strip. Handling marks and rubs to the book panels. Uniform tanning of the text block edges with age toning of the pages. Foxing to the endpages and a little scattered foxing throughout the text. Original bookseller's sticker to the lower right-hand corner of the front paste-down. Between pages 20 and 21 the book has been "over open" and the underlying webbing is visible - please see photograph. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [4], V - IX, [3], 3 - 615, [5] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations . Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Education. Inventory No: 0124520. Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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New Zealand and its Sheep
Bowen, Godfrey,
The Author, Wellington, New Zealand, 1977. Reprint
 Softcover (Saddle-stapled) Softcover (Saddle-stapled). Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Photographic. Reprint. Foreword by author. The text is illustrated with black-and-white photographs and maps. Colour photographic paperback binding, showing the author with champion Marino, and on the rear panel a photograph of the champion Rams representing each of the 19 breeds that New Zealand has. A small book on the various breeds of sheep that are bred in New Zealand, and what services they provide – whether wool or meat. Inserted loosely into the book is a postcard replicating the photograph to the rear book panel. A little creasing of the book corners with rubbing of the book panels. Some yellowing of the white of the background. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 33, [3] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Sheep; New Zealand; Inventory No: 0124526. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
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Nature in Farming: A Discussion of Scientific Principles in Their Relation to Farm Practice
Paterson, John W.,
Carroll's Ltd., Publishers, Perth, 1935. Fourth Edition
 Softcover (Stiff Boards) Softcover (Stiff Boards). Fair Condition/. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Fourth Edition. Preface by author, preface to the fourth edition, list of illustrations, appendix and index the text is illustrated with black-and-white photographs, illustrations and graphs. 1/4 navy blue coloured cloth covered back strip. 3/4 stiffened card covers with black coloured titles to the front panel. A book that was first published in 1916. In this book the author looks at the correlation of scientific principles and how they relate to farming. This book is showing age and use. Chipping to the back strip edges with heavy rubbing to all edges and panels of the book – please see photograph. Previous owners name to the top edge of the front panel which has become indistinguishable as the ink has led. Browning of the text book edges and age timing of the pages. Heavy foxing to the first few and last few pages of the book with some scattered foxing throughout. The underlying webbing of the book is visible in some portions of the book and previous owners name to the top edge of the verso of the front panel. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 230 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australia; Inventory No: 0124529. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Fair Condition
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
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The Internal Parasites and Parasitic Diseases of Sheep: Their Treatment and Control
Ross, I. Clunies & Gordon, H. McL.,
Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1936. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition/Fair. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. First Edition. Preface and introduction by authors, list of illustrations, appendix, glossary of scientific terms, bibliography and index. The text is illustrated with black-and-white photographs and black-and-white illustrations and line drawings. Green coloured cloth covered boards with gilt coloured titles to the back strip. Plain text dustwrapper with black coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. The title says it all, the first edition of a seminal work. Softening and rubbing of the back strip edges, with pumping of the book corners. Rubbing to the lower book edges with a few marks of the front panel. Age toning, marks and foxing to the text block edges.. Offset planning and foxing to the endpapers and the foxing continues for the first few and last few pages of the book. Previous owner's rubber stamp to the free front end page, half title page, title page and dedication page. The top right hand corner of the rear free end page has torn roughly – please see photograph – as it appears to have been attached to the rear paste-down, and, when opened it tore. The dustwrapper is not in great shape – please see photograph. Chipping and splits to the dustwrapper corners with a piece missing from the top right hand corner of the back strip. Fading and staining of the back strip and the fading has extended a little too the panels. Remnants of a sticker can be seen to the front panel and previous owner's rubber stamp to the top edge of the front panel. Creasing of the dustwrapper edges along with rubbing, with rubbing of the panels. Foxing can be seen and the remnants of insect damage can be sent to the top edge of the front fold over panel. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [7], VIII - XX, [1], 2 - 238, [2] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australia; 1930s; Inventory No: 0124820. Good Condition
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
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The Northern Myth: A Study of the Physical and Economic Limits To Agricultural and Pastoral Development in Tropical Australia
Davidson, B. R.,
Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1965. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Maps and Tables. First Edition. At the beginning of the book is an excerpt from "Capricornia" by Xavier Herbert, 1937, preface by author, acknowledgements, list of abbreviations, to appendices and index. Map illustrated end pages, showing a map of Australia and the topical north of Australia highlighted. The text is illustrated with numerous tables and maps. Green coloured cloth covered boards with gilt coloured titles to the back strip. Plain text dustwrapper with black coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. As the title would suggest a study of the physical economic limits of agricultural development in northern Australia. The author, a distinguished agricultural scientist and economist of the time known both in Australia and overseas, uses publicly available data of the time, saying that the development of northern Australia was based on flawed research both past and present. Softening and rubbing of the back strip edges with a little rubbing of the top corners and lower book edges. Some marks to the book panels with uniform tanning of the text block edges and age toning of the pages. A previous owner had covered the dustwrapper in plastic, and held the plastic in place with tape – the tape has left residue. Previous owners name to the top right hand corner of the free front end page. Minor chipping of the dustwrapper corners with creasing of the top dustwrapper edge and shipping of the lower back strip edge. A few marks and rubs to the dustwrapper panels with fading of the back strip. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [6], VII - XVIII, 283, [3] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Maps and Tables. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Australia; 1960s; Inventory No: 0124822. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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