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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 Pennsylvania Agriculture and Country Life 1840-1940 Fletcher, Stevenson Whitcomb
Harrisburg PA Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission 1955 Hardcover Near Fine Good Plus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Surveys the effect of modern farm machinery and agricultural techniques on farming in Pennsylvania as well as rural life in the 19th and 20th centuries. Book Condition: Near Fine; no text marks; minimal wear; a few small marks on text block. Dust Jacket Condition : Good+; shelf wear and small tearing to top edge; a few smudges and marks. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Saluda, NC Self-published By Author 1997 Second Edition Softcover (Plastic Comb Spiral Bound) Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Inscribed and Signed by the author on dedication page. 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 pp. 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: 15.00 USD
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4 The Pennsylvania Dutch Country (PA) (Making of America) Irwin Richman
Charleston SC Arcadia Publishing 2004 0738524581 / 9780738524580 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Softcover, 160 pp. w/ 67 b&w photos. Introduction to the Pennsylvania Germans ("Deutsch" or Dutch) in Central and Eastern Pennsylvania. Folk practices, cooking, genealogy, gardening, arts and crafts, and more are discussed. Book Condition : New. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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5 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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6 History of the Delaware State Grange and the State's Agriculture, 1875 - 1975 Passmore, Joanne
Delaware State Grange 1975 1st Edition Hardcover Good Plus No Dust Jacket 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. Book Condition: Good +; no text marks, gift inscription on front free end paper; cover has a few smudges and price sticker adhesive remnant at top right front cover; light foxing to text block and inside front cover, not on reading pages. No Dust Jacket. Please inquire if you are also interested in a history of the Pennsylvania Grange. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 "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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