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[W. Youatt]:
Sheep: their Breeds, Management, and Diseases. ['To which is added The Mountain Shepherd's Manual.' - but, as often, this supplement is not present]. 'Library of Useful Knowledge' series. Published under the superintendence of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge.

London: Baldwin and Cradock, 1837. First edition. viii, 568pp, with many illustrations. Contents clean and in very good order, with minor spotting or soiling to endpapers. Firm, in a contemporary binding of half calf with marbled boards: spine ruled and titled gilt, leather somewhat darkened, now with recent minor restoration very attractive. Very nice copy. Very Good+.

Price: 200.00


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'Poor Richard':
Poor Richard's Farmers' & Commercial Pocket Book for 1845.

London: W. Strange, 1844. Original printing. 32pp, illustrated with a guarded scenic frontis 'The Village' and numerous woodcuts, with much rustic fun in the lively headpieces for each month. With something of the character of an almanack, packed with informative text and advice: various tables, sundry articles, a section listing hundreds of Fairs and Markets in England and Wales, and another with Agricultural and Domestic Recipes. Also advertisements for various nostrums, including Poor Richard's Stomach Pills, capitalising on the name of Franklin's Poor Richard publications of the 18th Century. Discovered with only soiled blank leaves forming front and back: these have been bound in, and bear an early ownership name. Some staining to frontis: pages good. 16x10cms, all edges gilt. Conserved in a new binding of marbled boards with brown cloth spine and paper label. Extremely uncommon. Very Good.

Price: 95.00


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W.C.L. Martin:
Sheep: Our domestic breeds, & their treatment.

London: Routledge, Warne, & Routledge, 1860. A New Edition, with illustrations. [iv], 132pp, with some text illustrations, plus the 8 plates. Contents clean. 16.5 x 10.5cms, in a new binding of fine old brown cloth, with the original leather spine label. A very nice copy. Very Good+.

Price: 60.00


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H.H. Thomas:
Allotment Gardening: A Complete Guide.

London: Cassell, 1920. Reprint. viii, 152, [ii] adverts: illustrated with photographs and drawings, and with rear advertisement thin card cover bound in. Title page very stained, subsequent few pages decreasingly affected. Occasional minor soiling. Original front thin card cover missing. In a new quarter binding of green cloth with paper-covered boards, front reproducing the print from the title page. Worn copy in very nice binding. VG.

Price: 35.00


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Edward Brown:
Poultry Breeding and Production: the two volumes: Vol I: Races and Breeding of Domestic Poultry; Vol II: The Lines of Development.

London: Benn, 1929. First edition. Very nice rebound set. Vol I: xviii, 408; Vol II: x, (409-) 864, both with many plates, including some in colour, but lacking the colour frontis to Vol I. Contents unmarked, with faint spotting to text pages. In new craftsman bindings of green buckram with black spine labels ruled and titled in gilt. Lovely set. Very Good+.
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Price: 140.00


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Suffolk Agricultural Association:
Suffolk Show: Catalogues / Programme books for 1945, 1946, and 1947. The 1945 and 1946 Suffolk Agricultural Show at Christchurch Park, Ipswich, and the 1947 Annual Show at Euston Park, nr. Thetford.

Ipswich: Suffolk Agricultural Association, 1946, 1947, 1948. First and only printings. Stapled booklets. Pages slightly toned but clean, some corners turned. 1945: 100pp, including the soiled printed blue card covers. 1946: 136pp, lacking the covers. 1947: 180pp, with a foldout plan: printed cover discoloured, and loose and frayed at the spine, back creased with two inches torn off corner. Good.

Price: 40.00


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Suffolk Agricultural Association:
Suffolk Show: Catalogues / Programme books for the 1948, 1949, and 1950 Suffolk County Show. 1948: the 105th Annual Show, held at Christchurch Park, Ipswich; 1949: the 106th, held at Kentwell Park, Long Melford; and 1950: the 107th, held at Benacre Park, nr. Beccles.

Ipswich: Suffolk Agricultural Association, 1948, 1949, 1950. First and only printings. Stapled booklets, each with a folding plan of the site. 1948: 270pp, in slightly creased pale orange covers: pages slightly toned but clean, some corners turned. 1949: 343pp, in blue covers, and 1950: 357pp, in cream covers: both with fresh, clean pages, and an advertisement bookmark. Minor soiling to covers. Very Good.

Price: 40.00


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Suffolk Agricultural Association:
Suffolk Show: Catalogues / Programme books for the 1952, 1953, 1958 and 1959 Suffolk County Show.

Ipswich: Suffolk Agricultural Association, 1952, 1953, 1958, 1959. First and only printings. Stapled booklets, each with over 300pp, a folding plan of the site, and an advertisement bookmark. Minor soiling to covers, and nick to spine of the 1959 book. [The 1956 programme, falling apart as the staples have rusted through, can be included in this lot at no extra charge if requested.] Very Good.
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Price: 40.00


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Suffolk Agricultural Association:
Suffolk Show: Catalogues / Programme books for the 1960, 1961, 1962 and 1963 Suffolk County Show.

Ipswich: Suffolk Agricultural Association, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963. First and only printings. Stapled booklets, each with c.250-300pp, and an advertisement bookmark. All were issued with a folding plan of the site, but that in the 1960 programme has been removed. Contents clean, light toning to covers. Very Good.
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Price: 40.00


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Suffolk Agricultural Association:
Suffolk Show: Catalogues / Programme books for the 1967, 1968, 1969 and 1970 Suffolk County Show.

Ipswich: Suffolk Agricultural Association, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970. First and only printings. Stapled booklets, each with over 200pp and with an advertisement bookmark. Fresh, clean copies, with a little silverfish nibbling to the covers. Very Good.
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Price: 40.00


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Keith McLachlan:
The Neglected Garden: The Politics and Ecology of Agriculture in Iran.

London: I. B. Tauris 1988. First edition. xxi, 303pp. Contents clean and unmarked, pages tanning slightly. In the original black cloth-textured binding titled in gilt, clean, bright and firm, corners sharp. In the unclipped pictorial dust jacket, very fresh and bright. Lovely copy. Near Fine in near fine dust-jacket.

Price: 30.00


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