Ariel Books: Farming
found: 21 books

 
ADSETT, DELL
A Township Like Ours : The Story of Colyton District from the Year 1874
New Zealand, Colyton Young Farmers. 1974, Limited Edition. Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Produced for the Centennial. Number 313 signed to half title. Farming locality on the plain between the Oroua River and the Mangaone Stream, 8km east of Feilding. Green leatherette, 101 pages in 3 column layout with numerous photo plates of people and places. Fine. Signed by Author.
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Book number: 15477
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 26.75 | £UK 24 | JP¥ 3231]

 
ANDERSON, E ARNOTT
A Life's Roudabout WW2
New Zealand, Pegasus Press. 1962, First Edition. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Authors experiences farming in Canterbury and the King Country before and during the depression. During WWII in El Alamein, Tripoli, Italy, Greece and Crete. Following the war working at Kalimera Station in Canterbury. 172 pages with b/w photo plates. CONDITION Tan cloth is a bit age mottled to edges and spine o/w unworn, internally very bright and crisp. DJ VG with light rubbing to spine ends and tips, short tear bottom front tip. #New Zealand Biography#. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 14286
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 26.75 | £UK 24 | JP¥ 3231]
Keywords: World War Two History

 
ANNETT, H E
Artificial Fertilisers for Farm and Garden
Whangarei, New Zealand, Northern Publishing Company. 1934, First Edition. Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Not Dated (1934 NZNB A532) Brown paaper wraps stapled, pp 47 with advertising material. Bright and fresh as new. #Kiwiana#. Fine/N/A.
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Book number: 11860
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.25 | £UK 20 | JP¥ 2693]
Keywords: New Zealand Farming

 
ARMATAGE, GEORGE
Every Man His Own Cattle Doctor
London, United Kingdom, Frederick Warne & Co. 1890, 6th Edition. Quarto Leather, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Revised & considerably enlarged edition. Further titled. With copious notes, recipes etc. and upwards of 350 practical illustrations showing forms of disease and treatment. CONDITION Pebble cloth bds with nice Gilt tooled decoration of Cow to front, has been professionally repaired with new Leather spine with 5 raised bands and Gilt title flags. Some wear to cloth at edges, nice marbling to all edges, new eps with marbled and gilt art paper, pp xx 920 with 3 chromolithographic plates and matching clean tissue guards, 359 nicely engraved detailed illus through out. Copy is bright and crisp, first few pages have as crease at top cnr o/w exceptionally good with one stamp to last page of index at rear from the Dept of Agriculture. Overweight. Very Good/N/A.
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Book number: 13588
USD 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 88.75 | £UK 80 | JP¥ 10772]

 
BAKER, H
Live Stock Cyclopedia For Farmer & Stock Owner
U S A, R C Barnam. 1920, First Edition Thus. (ISBN: 00000000000) Cloth, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Further titled. Including the breeding, care, feeding and management of Horses, Cattle, Swine, Sheep and Poultry with a special department on Dairying being also a complete Stock Doctor. Originally published in this edition 1916 as a 7 volume set, this published as one large volume. Includes 1000 engraved illus and half toned photo illus with coloured backgrounds. 2 tipped in foldouts on aging horses and cattle by their teeth. Illustrations are wonderfully detailed. Brown buckram with Black borders and titles (mostly very good with odd small mark and minor shelf wear) pp xxxviii 1406. Nice crisp and bright copy, names inside front and eps foxed, fold out of horses teeth has been torn out for use but chart is present and undamaged apart from tipped in edge, discoloration to one page where a pressed flower is present. Overall in Very Nice Condition. Overweight. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 13592
USD 90.00 [Appr.: EURO 80 | £UK 72 | JP¥ 9694]
Keywords: 00000000000

 
BROOKER, S G; CAMBIE, R C; COOPER, R C
Economic Native Plants of New Zealand
New Zealand, DSIR. 1988, First Edition. (ISBN: 047702569) Soft Cover, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Card wraps, 130 pages with photo and figural illus. Tear and crease to front cnr, little wear to spine ends o/w bright and crisp copy. Very Good.
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Book number: 15583
USD 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 16 | £UK 14.5 | JP¥ 1939]
Keywords: 047702569

 
CUNNINGHAM, G H
Fungous Diseases of Fruit-Trees in New Zealand and their Remedial Treatment
Auckland, New Zealand, Brett Printing. 1925, First Edition. Buckram, Large 8vo. Green bds with Black title, tightly bound, not bumped or worn, has spckling to spine and edges, mostly fresh, pp 382 with 131 photo illus and 55 line illus, interior is bright and pristine, eps sl. age darkened, not inscribed. An exceptionally good copy. Overweight. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 8093
USD 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.25 | £UK 13 | JP¥ 1723]

 
DUTCHER, R. ADAMS; JENSEN, CLIFFORD O; ALTHOUSE, PAUL M
Introduction to Agricultural Biochemistry
New York, U.S.A. John Wiley & Son. 1951, First Edition. Buckram with dust jacket, Large 8vo. Completely rewritten from earlier volume of same title with new co authors. Book is divided into 3 parts; General introduction; The Plants including germination, fertiisers, metabolism and pesticides; The Animals including feed and digestion, vitamins, carbohydrates and metabolism. CONDITION Blue bds with bright Gilt title in Black flag, 502 pages with tables, figural and photo illus. Tight and clean, not worn or inscribed. Original DJ has mild edge wear with chipped spine ends and one short tear. Overweight. Near Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 9833
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 26.75 | £UK 24 | JP¥ 3231]
Keywords: Agriculture Plant Chimistry Biochemistry Lipids Ermination, Fertiisers Pesticides Farming Chemurgy

 
DU FAUR, RALPH
Dairy Farming for Profit
Wellington, NZ, A.H. & A.W.Reed. 1967, 2nd Edition. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Green bds with crisp Gilt title (fresh and unworn) pp 272 with 26 photo illus, tight and clean (appears unread) Original DJ is fresh with only the faintest of edge rubbing. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 9465
USD 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 16 | £UK 14.5 | JP¥ 1939]
Keywords: Farming

 
GUTHRIE SMITH, H
Tutira : The Story of a New Zealand Sheep Station
London, William Blackwood & Sons. 1953, 3rd Edition. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Documents impact of humans on New Zealand's environment and is regarded as a classic of international environmental literature. CODITION Blue bds (clean and unworn apart from short split to cloth at spine heel front) pp xxxi 444, plates, illus and maps including two fold out ones at rear. Copy is very bright and crisp with no faults. DJ has lost front panel and lower spine, rest of spine taped to front with xmas tape. Overweight. Very Good/Fair.
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Book number: 15501
USD 65.00 [Appr.: EURO 57.75 | £UK 52 | JP¥ 7001]

 
HILGENDORF, F W; CALDER, J W REVISED
Pasture Plants and Pastures of New Zealand
New Zealand, Whitcombe & Tombes. 1948, 6th Edition. Hard Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Not Dated (1948 NZNB H844). Revised by J W Calder, original published 1914. Describes different pasture types, where to grow, what to feed and when to feed to. CONDITION Papered bds (clean and unworn) 86 pages with 30 detailed engraved illus. Bright and crisp as new apart from name inside front. Near Fine/N/A.
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Book number: 14056
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.5 | £UK 12 | JP¥ 1616]

 
KEEBLE, SIR FREDERICK
Fertilizers and Food Production on Arable and Grass Land
London, United Kingdom, Oxford University Press. 1932, First Edition. Cloth with dust jacket, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Navy waxed cloth bds with btight Gilt titles (fresh as new apart from sl bruised bottom cnrs) pp ix 196 with graphs including one fold out. Tight and bright as new, name to ffep. Original DJ bright and unworn. Near Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 11888
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 26.75 | £UK 24 | JP¥ 3231]

 
LAING, DOUG
Shear History : 50 Years of Golden Shears in New Zealand
New Zealand, Fraser Books. 2010, First Edition. (ISBN: 0986459305) Soft Cover, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Fifty years of the Golden Shears competition. Extensive history sheep and sheep shearing in NZ and covering the special role women have played and a full record of those that placed in the events including New Zealanders competing overseas. Pp xii 443, photos in b/w and colour. CONDITION Only slightest handling signs o/w almost new condition. Overweight #New Zealand History#. Very Good/N/A.
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Book number: 14301
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 31.25 | £UK 28 | JP¥ 3770]
Keywords: Ean 9780986459306 0986459305

 
MANNING, J RUSSELL
Illustrated Stock Doctor and Live-Stock Encyclopaedia; Plus Australian Supplement
Sydney, Australia, McNeill & Coffee Publishers. 1882, Re-Issue. Hard Cover, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Full Title. The Illustrated Stock Doctor and Live-Stock Encyclopaedia including Horses, Cattle, Sheep, Swine and Poultry, with all the facts concerning the various breeds and their characteristics, breaking, training, sheltering, buying, selling, profitable use, and general care, and all diseases to which they are subject The causes, how to know, and what to do; etc.. Also, the recent, approved, humane methods for the care of stock, the prevention of any disease, and restoration of health. To which has been added ‘A Complete History of Bees’, etc. Additional 16 page Australian supplement bound in at rear. Supplementary there is a teeth chart to tell age of Horses laid in and a 4 page Broadsheet, advertising. The Cyclopedia of Livestock and other livestock publications. Not Dated [1882] from text of the Australian Supplement. Tan cloth with Brown and bright Gilt decorative front cover and spine, blind embossed rear cover. Bevilled edges, green eps with leaf decoration, nice engraved frontis illus of a farmyard scene with clean tissue guard, 1082 pages with over 400 illus including, chromo litho (colour), steel engraved and wood blocks, fold out teeth chart for cattle. Plus 16 pages supplement. CONDITION. Rubbed to spine, edges and tips with bumped cnrs buffed through cloth to bottom cnrs and 2 small spots to rear of spine, internally bright and clean with light expected toning for age, tear to last page of supplement with no loss, horse chart moth eaten to one edge of fold causing slit in two places, advertising insert ruffled to edges. Heavy book is Overweight. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 14555
USD 175.00 [Appr.: EURO 155.5 | £UK 140 | JP¥ 18850]

 
MAXWELL, E
Afforestation in Southern Lands : Dealing Specially with Location As to Market, System and Methods of Planting, Syvicultural Treatment and Species Most Suitable for Southern Lands
Auckland, New Zealand, Whitcombe & Tombs. 1930, First Edition. Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Not Dated 1930. (NZNB M1411) Edition of 1,000 copies. Green leathette bds with crisp gilt titles, booksellers stamp to paste down, name inked to ffep, pp 315 +xi with 22 photo illus. CONDITION is not worn, not foxed in fact fresh as the day it was printed in unread state. #Kiwiana#. Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 7152
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 26.75 | £UK 24 | JP¥ 3231]
Keywords: New Zealand

 
MAXWELL, E
Afforestation in Southern Lands : Dealing Specially with Location As to Market, System and Methods of Planting, Syvicultural Treatment and Species Most Suitable for Southern Lands
Auckland, New Zealand, Whitcombe & Tombs. 1930, First Edition. Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Not Dated 1930. (NZNB M1411) Edition of 1,000 copies. Green leathette bds with crisp gilt titles, booksellers stamp to paste down, name inked to ffep, pp 315 +xi with 22 photo illus. CONDITION Some edge wear to cloth, name to front pastedown, very bright and crisp internally. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 15290
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.25 | £UK 20 | JP¥ 2693]
Keywords: New Zealand

 
REDWOOD, MIRIAM MACGREGOR
A Dog's Life: Working Dogs In New Zealand
New Zealand, A H & A W Reed. 1980, First Edition. (ISBN: 0589012843) Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. "Working dog’s in New Zealand Sheep dogs, cattle dogs, rabbiters and pig-hunting dogs, police dogs, guard dogs, seeing-eye dogs and sporting dogs. Provides fascinating insights into a dog's life. It serves to remind us that whether his instinct is to retrieve or to lead, to bark or to protect, a good dog will always find a place in the hearts and livelihoods of many New Zealanders. Sheep dogs are the stars of this book with their unfailing loyalty and devotion to their work make them an indispensible part of rural life." CONDITION Blue bds (clean) pp xiv 132 with b/w photo illus. Very bright and crisp in very nice DJ, only fault is a slight musty odour. #Kiwiana#. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 14233
USD 14.00 [Appr.: EURO 12.5 | £UK 11.25 | JP¥ 1508]
Keywords: 0589012843

 
SAINSBURY, ARTHUR
Angora Wool Rabbits for Profit in Australia and New Zealand with a Chapter on the Chinchilla, Rex and Other Pelt Breeds
Auckland, New Zealand, Self Published. 1929, 2nd Edition. Soft Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Brown card wraps with paste on illus, 97 pages with photo and line illus through out. Nice crisp copy, rust from staples showing and minor handling signs. Very Good.
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Book number: 15657
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.25 | £UK 20 | JP¥ 2693]

 
STAPLEDON, R G; HANLEY, J A
Grass Land, Its Management and Improvement
London, United Kingdom, Oxford University Press. 1927, First Edition. Cloth with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Navy bds with btight Gilt title (fresh with sl. canted cnrs) pp 159 tight and clean (gift inscription to ffep) Original wrapper is age discoloured with price clipped spine and light wear to extremities. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 8666
USD 38.00 [Appr.: EURO 33.75 | £UK 30.5 | JP¥ 4093]
Keywords: Pasture Management

 
VANCE, WILLIAM
High Endeavour - Story of the Mackenzie Country
New Zealand, A. H. & A. W. Reed. 1980, 2nd Edition. (ISBN: 0589012770) Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. The Story of the Mackenzie County high country from the days of the explorers and squatters to the establishment of the sheep stations. Describes the lives of the shepherds, shearers, rabbiters, women and wagoners, who forged this community. Details of all the high country stations established in the region. CONDITION Blue bds (small ding to bottom front) map liners, pp xi 275 with numerous photo plates. Bright and crisp appears unread. DJ unworn with slight fading to spine. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 15475
USD 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 16 | £UK 14.5 | JP¥ 1939]
Keywords: 0589012770

 
WHITTEN, L K ED
Diseases of Domestic Animals in New Zealand
Wellington, New Zealand, Technical Committee of NZ Veterinary Ass. 1971, 3rd Edition. Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. This book is written for veterinary surgeons and veterinary students, and deals with the significant diseases of domestic animals, only as they occur in New Zealand. The third edition has been extensively revised and enlarged, containing over one hundred more pages than the previous edition. For further convenience of reference, Diseases of mammals and of poultry have been separated and are dealt with in different sections. An additional section in this edition summarizes New Zealand legislation of significance to veterinarians. Contents include; Bacterial Diseases of Mammals, Viral Diseases of Mammals, Protozoal Diseases of Mammals, Fungal Diseases of Mammals, Parasitic Diseases of Mammals, Helminth Parasites of Mammals, Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases of Mammals, Inorganic Poisons, Organic Poisons, Plant Poisons, Miscellaneous Diseases of Mammals, Diseases of Poultry, Bacterial Diseases, Viral Diseases, Protozoal Diseases, Fungal Diseases, Parasitic Diseases, Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases, Diseases Caused by Poisons and more. CONDITION Charcoal Leatherette bds with Gilt title (unworn) 439 pages. Copy is bright and crisp with slight edge toning to pages. Remnants of DJ laid in. Overweight. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 13590
USD 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.25 | £UK 13 | JP¥ 1723]

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