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Farming & Rural Life

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1 Barretts Bottoms (Chairmakers) 
Kearneysville WV Barretts Bottoms 1985 Softcover (Side-stapled) Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
This is a 1985 furniture catalog issued by Barretts Bottoms, a producer of hand crafted furniture. Their work is influenced by Shaker furniture designs and techniques. Items include : Shaker Chair, Ohio Valley Chair, pennsylvania Country Chair, Four Slat Chair, Arm Chair, Rocking Chair, Writing Arm Chair, and more. Design techniques are discussed. B&W illustrations. Price list insert. Book Condition ; Very Good; no internal markings; slight creasing near spine edge; price sticker remnant at bottom right rear. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 FARM MANAGEMENT (The Farm Library series) Card, Fred W.
New York Doubleday, Page & Co. 1911 Reprint Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 
Hardback - cream colored cloth with gilt lettering and decoration in white and green, 270 pp. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall A book in "The Farm Library" series published by Doubleday, Page & Co., 1911. Complete guide to farm management including business accounts, suggestions for watching markets, time to market various products, adaptation to local conditions, etc. Illustrated with photographic plates. CONDITION: VG; pages clean, unmarked, no tears. Light crease to last few pages. Book edges have some age toning. Cover has a couple tiny spots otherwise clean and bright. Spine slightly faded / rubbed. Hinges are intact and binding is tight. Hardcover 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Farmers Handbook 1948, Eastern State Cooperative
3 Farmers Handbook 1948 Eastern State Cooperative
W Springfield, MA Eastern States Farmers' Exchange, Inc. 1948 Probable First Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 
Black cloth over flexible boards with gilt lettering. 464 pages. Lots in formation regarding all aspects of farming, especially in the states of Pennsylvania, Delaware and Maryland. Condition: VG; pages clean and bright white, no markings, creases or tears. Book edges have some light spotting. Cover is clean, with light rubbing to lettering, a couple tiny chips and a light bend to top front cover. Hinges are intact and pages secure. Paperback 
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4 Lula : A Portrait in Pictures and Prose of a Keystone, Colorado Family Gilliland, Mary Ellen
Dillon CO Summit Historical Society 1990 Limited Hardcover Good Plus No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Limited edition, 671/1000. "This book chronicles the life and times of the Myers family who shaped and influenced the people and events of Summit County for nearly 100 years." This book illustrates Western life from the Civil War period to the mid twentieth century. Book Condition : Good+; no internal markings; two stains (one dime size one coffee cup ring) to rear cover. 
Price: 11.50 USD
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The Mountains Skipped Like Rams - Saluda: A New Love for an Old T own, Hartje, Bob
5 The Mountains Skipped Like Rams - Saluda: A New Love for an Old T own Hartje, Bob
Saluda, NC Self-published By Author 1997 Second Edition Soft cover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Poetic observations, reflections and memories about life in Saluda, North Carolina, a small town in the Smoky Mountains that au thor calls Utopia. Spiral bound softcover. 160 pages. Inscribed and Signed by the author on dedication page. Book Condition : Good; clean and unmarked, no creases or tears. Some creasing/unevenness to text block. Cover has light shelf wear; Plastic spiral has no cracks or breaks. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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6 Proceeedings of the Lehigh County Historical Society (Number 32 1978) Hellerich, Mahlon H. (editor)
Allentown PA Lehigh County Historical Society 1978 1st Edition Hardcover Good Plus No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1978 semi-annual of the Lehigh County Historical Society, Number 32. Includes 14 articles on various historical subjects in addition to Society business. Articles include : Life in an Eighteenth-Century Moravian Community; Reflections on Area Trolley Lines of Fifty Years Ago; The Development of Allentown, 1811-1873; Helffrich on Fogelsville During the Civil War; Index to Lehigh County Deeds, Part IV; and more. Book Condition : Good+, Ex-School Library; rubber stamps and cataloging information inside front and rear covers and on title page; very light scuffing to covers, small mark at bottom right front cover corner; no markings to text; binding tight. 
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7 The Agricultural Revolution Kerridge, Eric
London England George Allen & Unwin Ltd. 1967 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Good, Ex-Seminary Library. Import. Well-researched book argues that the British Agricultural Revolution occurred in the 16th and 17th centuries not later as is normally supposed. Includes over 40 brief descriptions of individual farming areas. Book Condition : Good, Ex-Seminary Library; no text markings; bookplate and a few spots inside front cover; catalog labels on spine end and rear cover; pocket removed inside rear cover tearing paper. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8 History of the Delaware State Grange and the State's Agriculture 1875 to 1975 Passmore, Joanne
Delaware State Grange 1975 1st Edition Hardcover Good Plus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
A thorough look at the first 100 years of the Delaware Grange, including its leaders, and key events. Chronicle includes many black and white photo images. Indexed and has lists of members. Cream cloth boards, no dust jacket, 328 pp., illustrated. Errata sheet inserted. Condition: Good +; cover shows little wear, has a few smudges, light foxing to text block, not on reading pages. Please inquire if you are also interested in a history of the Pennsylvania Grange. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9 "Long Since" Pollard, Alberta C.
New Bloomfield PA Self Published 1970 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
This is a collection of vignettes and memories of New Bloomfield PA by a former teacher and Secretary of the Perry County Historical Society. Chapters include : The Old Perry County Jail, Town Pumps and Street Lights, The Scots Among Us, The Old Blacksmith Shop, and more. Book Condition : Near Fine; no internal markings. Dust Jacket Condition : Very Good; slight shelf wear to top edge; light rubbing to rear cover. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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10 "Long Since" Pollard, Alberta C.
New Bloomfield PA Self Published 1970 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Inscribed by Author on front free end paper : "To Cornelia and Bert Loughridge, our latest very precious Perry Countians. With my love, Alberta C. Pollard." This is a collection of vignettes and memories of New Bloomfield PA by a former teacher and Secretary of the Perry County Historical Society. Chapters include : The Old Perry County Jail, Town Pumps and Street Lights, The Scots Among Us, The Old Blacksmith Shop, and more. Includes inlaid promotional pamphlet for the book. Book Condition : Near Fine; no internal markings; light age toning to text block. Dust Jacket Condition : Very Good; light rubbing and shelf wear. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11 Conestoga Wagon - Masterpiece of the Blacksmith Reist, Arthur L.
Lancaster PA Pennsylvania Farm Museum of Landis Valley 1975 Softcover (Side-stapled) Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Inscribed by Author on inside front cover : "Best wishes to Mary Bunting, Arthur L. Reist, February 14, 1976". Traces the history of the Conestoga Wagon from their development in colonial Pennsylvania (Lancaster). Details their use, construction methods, and role in early trade including the growth of roads and taverns. 50 b& w photos and illustrations. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; toning on back cover and front top edge; page tip creasing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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