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Image for Le Jardinier Fruitier: Principes Simplifies de la Taille des Arbres Fruitiers expliques a l'Aide de Nombreuses Figures Dessinees par l'Auteur, et augmentees d'une Etude sur les Bons Fruits

Le Jardinier Fruitier: Principes Simplifies de la Taille des Arbres Fruitiers expliques a l'Aide de Nombreuses Figures Dessinees par l'Auteur, et augmentees d'une Etude sur les Bons Fruits

By: Forney, Eugene

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Paris, Author: 1862, 1863

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 395


1862-63 TWO VOLUME ILLUSTRATED FRENCH GUIDE TO PRUNING FRUIT TREES BY PROFESSOR AT THE SCHOOL OF MEDICINE OF PARIS. Two 9 inches tall hardcover volumes, contemporary 1/2 red calf with marbled boards, spine with raised bands and gilt titles, over 300 wood engravings in text. Edges of covers rubbed, spines sunned, light foxing, dampstaining to preliminary pages of vol. 2. Overall good+. Vol. 1 contains chapters on pruning apple and pear trees; vol. 2 covers peach, apricots... View more info

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A Treatise of Fruit-Trees

By: Hitt, Thomas

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Dublin, P. Wilson and J. Exshaw: 1758

Edition: Third edition

Seller ID: 390


18TH CENTURY GUIDE TO MANURING, CULTIVATING ABD PRUNING FRUIT TREES, WITH FINE FOLDING ENGRAVINGS. 8 1/4 inches tall contemporary full calf binding, spine with raised bands, gilt title label, 7 fine folding copper plate engravings. Light wear to edges ov covers and spine, small abrasion to front cover, joints cracked but firm, marginal browning to endpapers. Very good, in custom mylar cover. THOMAS HITT served his apprenticeship in the gardens of the Duke of Rutland at B... View more info

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The Wheat Plant: Its Origin, Culture, Growth, Development, Composition, Varieties, Diseases, Etc., Etc., togethre with a few remarks on Indian Corn, its Clture, Etc., One Hundred Illustrations

By: Klippart, John H.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Moore, Wilstach, Keys & Co.: 1860

Seller ID: 392


COMPREHENSIVE ILLUSTRATED STUDY OF CULTIVATION OF WHEAT BY PROGRESSIVE AMERICAN FARMER. 8 inches tall hardcover, publisher's blindstamped brown cloth binding, gilt decorated spine, contemporary previous owner's name to front paste-down, wood engravings throughout. Edges of covers worn, spine dulled, text age-toned but unmarked, overall very good-. JOHN HANCOCK KLIPPART (1823–1878) was an American agriculturist and expert on wheat farming. hE was born in Stark County, O... View more info

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The Science of Biology Today

By: Lysenko T

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, International Publishers: 1948

Seller ID: 15


1948--FIRST EDITION--TEACHINGS OF NOTORIOUS DIRECTOR OF THE SOVIET ACADEMY OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES UNDER STALIN'S RULE. 8 inch tall thin paperbound book, color printed cover, text stapled 62 pages, unmarked, and very good. Back of book lists other titles available from International Publishers, including addresses by Joseph Stalin.The last sentence of the book: 'Glory to the great friend and protagonist of science, our leader and teacher, Comrade Stalin'! CONTENTS: Biol... View more info

Image for The New England Fruit Book. Being a Descriptive Catalogue of the most valuable varieties of the pear, Apple, Peach, Plum, and Cherry, for New England Culture by Robert Manning; to which is added other varieties; also the Grape, Quince, Gooseberry Currant, and Strawberry; with outlines of Many of the Finest Pears, drawn from nature, with Directions for the Pruning, Grafting, Budding, and General Modes of Culture by John M. Ives

The New England Fruit Book. Being a Descriptive Catalogue of the most valuable varieties of the pear, Apple, Peach, Plum, and Cherry, for New England Culture by Robert Manning; to which is added other varieties; also the Grape, Quince, Gooseberry Currant, and Strawberry; with outlines of Many of the Finest Pears, drawn from nature, with Directions for the Pruning, Grafting, Budding, and General Modes of Culture by John M. Ives

By: Manning, Robert and Ives, John M.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Salem, Mass. and Boston, W. & S.B. Ives and B.B. Mussey: 1844

Edition: Second edition, enlarged

Seller ID: 399


1844 CHARMING ILLUSTRATED LITTLE BOOK BY NEW ENGLAND POMOLOGIST 7 1/2 inches tall hardcover, original plum cloth binding, blindstamped cover with gilt image of pears and title, contemporary signature of C. E. Hale, Millbury front endpaper, hand colored engraved pear frontis, wood engravings, 133 pages. Spine sunned, dampstain to preliminary pages, light foxing primarily to beginning and end pages, some pages browned by pressed flowers (one remaining). The first edition w... View more info

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Nouvelle Chymie du Gout et de l'Odorat, ou l'art de composer facilement & a peu de frais les Liqueurs a boire & les Eaux de Senteurs

By: Poncelet, (Polycarpe)

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Paris, Pissot: 1714

Edition: Nouvelle edition, Entierement changee, considerablement augmentee & enrichie

Seller ID: 379


1774 SCARCE FRENCH MANUAL ON THE CHEMISTRY OF TASTE AND SMELL AND THE PRODUCTION OF LIQUEURS, ILLUSTRATED WITH ENGRAVINGS OF DISTILLATION EQUIPMENT. 8 inches tall hardcover, 2 volumes in one, octavo. xlviii, 210; [3]-320, [4 (avis au relieur & errata) inserted between pages 318 and 319], [3] pp. 6 engraved plates, index, binder's instructions and errata; light stains, yellowing, marginal tear page 313. Original calf boards, corners worn, expertly rebacked spine with rais... View more info

Image for Nouveau cours complet d'agriculture théorique et pratique contenant la grande et la petite culture, l'économie rurale et domestique, la médecine vétérinaire etc . ou Dictionnaire raisonné et universel d'agriculture¿. Ouvrage rédigé sur le plan de celui de feu l'abbé Rozier, duquel on a conservé les articles dont la bonté a été prouvée par l'expérience ; par les membres de la section d'agriculture de l'Institut de France etc.

Nouveau cours complet d'agriculture théorique et pratique contenant la grande et la petite culture, l'économie rurale et domestique, la médecine vétérinaire etc . ou Dictionnaire raisonné et universel d'agriculture¿. Ouvrage rédigé sur le plan de celui de feu l'abbé Rozier, duquel on a conservé les articles dont la bonté a été prouvée par l'expérience ; par les membres de la section d'agriculture de l'Institut de France etc.

By: Rozier, Francois

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Paris, Deterville: 1821-23

Edition: New edition, revised, corrected, and enlarged.

Seller ID: 396


A COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW OF EUROPEAN AGRICULTURE DURING THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION, ILLUSTRATED WITH FOLDING ENGRAVED PLATES. 16 hardcover volumes, over 500 pages per volume. 8 1/2 inches tall, contemporary 3/4 plum leather with pebbled cloth binding, gilt emblem of Society of Writers to the Signet on each cover, spines gilt, small bookplate to front paste-down of each volume; 67 engraved folding plates in excellent condition. Corners and edges of spine worn, scattered ligh... View more info

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Apples and Pears in Orchards of Michurin Experimenters

By: Smirnov, V.F.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Moscow, 1951

Seller ID: 398


COLOR ATLAS OF APPLES BASED ON TECHNIQUES DEVELOPED BY IVAN MICHURIN BEFORE THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION. 10 1/4 inches tall volume with original navy flexible cloth covered boards, cover with blindstamped image of apple, and gilt title; gilt title to spine, decorative endpapers with sepia orchard scene. 130 black & white figures throughout text, and 32 colored plates of apples and pears. Corners and spine ends rubbed, very good. IVAN VLADIMIROVICH MICHURIN (1855 – 1935) was... View more info

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Five Hundred New Varieties of Apples and Pears Developed in the USSR

By: Smirnov, V.F.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Moscow, Nauka Publishing House: 1966

Seller ID: 397


COLOR PICTORIAL ATLAS OF APPLES AND PEARS DEVELOPED IN THE USSR DURING THE KRUSCHEV AND BREZHNEV ADMINISTRATIONS. 10 1/2 inches tall hardcover, color printed gilt images of apple and pear and gilt title to cover and spine; 255 pages with 64 colored plates, each picturing 2 to 4 varieties. Corners bumped, marginal browning to endpapers, no dust jacket; very good. Text in Russian. From the Academy of Sciences of the USSR, Moscow Society of Nature Experimenters. View more info