PRINCIPLES OF DAIRY FARMING
(Dairy Farmer Books 1962 3rd edn) 8vo 264pp bw photos. VG/G (Book ref. 877) £5.00
Transactions of the Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland With An Abstract of the Proceedings at Board and General Meetings, and the Premiums offered by the Society in 1924, Fifth Series Vol XXXVI
Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1924 First edition. Blue cloth, gilt, 71 illustrations, index Pagination: vi, 404, 120, iii. As well as technical articles on various aspects of farming, this annual volume also contains lists of prize winners at shows around Scotland. Contents: Louping-ill; Some grass land problems; The chemical and physiological properties of milk, and their bearing on problems of the dairy industry; Grass sickness in horses; Navel ill or joint evil in foals; Insect and other pests of 1923; Artificial drying of crops in the stack; Pig-feeding and cattle-feeding experiments; Milk records; Analyses for members during 1923; The cereal and other crops of Scotland for 1923 and the weather of Scotland in 1923; Agricultural statistics; Prices of grain in Edinburgh market for 1923; Prices of sheep since 1818; Prices of wool since 1818; General show at Inverness 1923; Premiums awarded by the Society in 1923; Dumfries show 1922, alterations in prize list; Accounts of the Society for 1922-23; Proceedings at the Society’s board and general meetings; Premiums offered by the society in 1924. Book: extremities bumped, head sl worn, boards a little dusty, blank prelim browned, VG, Jacket: n/a (Book ref. 2985) £14.00
MAKING CHEESES, BUTTERS, CREAM & YOGURT AT HOME - How to Make the Most of Your Milk Supply.
Wellingborough. Thorsons. 1980. Paperback. 127 pages. B.w. illustrations. Fine in fine papercover. Unread book. A practical guide to home dairying and including a selection of suggested recipes. ISBN: 0-7225-0597-3. (Book ref. 3636) £8.95
Cream Country: The Story of Kenya Co-operative Creameries Limited. Twenty-Five Years of Progress.
Nairobi: Kenya Co-operative Creameries, 1956 Hardback, first edition, 12" x 8.5", good++ condition, no dust-jacket, publisher's original green clothboards with gilt blocking to front and spine showing light wear and slight bubbling, internally clean tight and bright, 118 pages including index, b/w photo illustrations-------------------- Photographs show images of a lush Kenya with cattle grazing. "The author has written this story of the Creameries against a background of the history of Kenya for the simple reason that the progress of dairying cannot be regarded as something apart from the rest of the great enterprise of building the economy of a civilised state. "----africa, kenya, dairy, farming, white highlands, agriculture, dalgety, european, settlment,kinangop, njoro, boran, ulu, naivasha, tetra pak, lumbwa, creamery, (Book ref. 2175) £65.00
PRINT: Original Antique Edwardian Print - A Dairy Farm, Farnham, Surrey
London: A & C Black, 1906 From ‘Surrey’ published by A &C Black, London, 1906, quality print in very good condition, print size including margins 8.5" x 6", retains original titled tissue guard, ARTIST: Harry Sutton Palmer was a landscape painter in watercolours. He was born in Plymouth and studied art for two years at the Royal College of Art where he won a gold medal for his work. He exhibited regularly at the Royal Academy and also in London and New York. He was a member of the Royal Society of British Artists from 1892 and was elected Member of the Royal Institute in 1920. His first solo exhibition was held in 1880. He originally painted still life but from the age of 20 worked almost exclusively as a landscape painter. He also worked as an illustrator of books on landscape. He painted widely in Scotland, the Lake District, Berkshire and Surrey. He lived in London and died on 8th May 1933. Examples of work by Harry Sutton Palmer are in the Victoria and Albert Museum; Towner Gallery, Eastbourne; Exeter Museum; Maidstone Museum; City Art Gallery Manchester; Newport Art Gallery; Portsmouth City Museum; Reading Art Gallery and Sydney Art Gallery. ------------------FREE SHIPPING if more than one print is purchased at the same time.------------Guaranteed a genuine antique print, not a modern reproduction (Book ref. 2750) £7.00
Transactions of the Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland. With an Abstract of the Proceedings, and the Premiums Offered by the Society in 1888. Fourth Series. Vol. XX;
Edinburgh, Blackwood, 1888; 1st edition. Hardback. Good condition. Pp iv, 344, 69, 95, iii . Royal blue lightly marked covers with gilt motif on the front, gilt title on spine. Fascinating insight into Victorian Scotland. Contents include: Education in Dairy Farming, and Dairying in Europe & America, Fish Fodder for Cattle, Anthrax & Anthracoid diseases and much more. (Book ref. 18264) £28.00
The Dairy of Home Management;
London, Wolfe Publishing, 1969; 1st edition; Hardback; Good+/ No dj; 384pp with full page colour illustrations plus line drawings in text by Stephen Pritchard & David Hunter; Pictorial covers lightly foxed. (Book ref. 9778) £6.00
Practical Farming in a Series of Treatises
Edinburgh: A. Fullarton. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo 8vo. Ex lib G.E.Fussell, agricultural historian.Illustrated. Owner's name to fep. Some sporadic foxing throughout, fore-edges darkened. Upper hinge split internally but still sound. Good in original green cloth gilt. A little rubbed at extremities but gilt still bright. (Book ref. 20986) £45.00
FINAL REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON THE PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION OF MILK.
London: Houses of Parliament, 1919. 89pp. Folio. Paper wrappers. Numerous Sketch maps. Rebound in card covers. British Parliamentary Paper. Cmd483. A clean copy. (Book ref. 158527) £20.00
TRAVELLING COMMISSION of ENQUIRY ino the COST of the PRODUCTION of MILK. INTERIM REPORT as to the DIFERENTIAL ZONES and the ESTIMATED COST of PRODUCTION of MILK in the SUMMER of 1919.
London: HMSO, 1919. 4pp. Folio. Paper wrappers. Disbound British Parliamentary paper. Cmd.205. A clean copy. (Book ref. 158524) £8.00
THIRD INTERIM REPORT. COMMITTEE on the PRODUCTION and DISTRIBUTION of MILK.
London: HMSO, 1918. 30pp. Folio. Paper wrappers. British Parliamentary Paper. Cmd.315. Neat number marking. A clean copy. (Book ref. 158522) £15.00
REPORT of the TRAVELLING COMMISSION of ENQUIRY into the COST of PRODUCTION of MILK.
London: HMSO, 1919. 14pp. Folio. Paper wrappers. British Parliamentary paper. Cmd.233. A clean copy. (Book ref. 158521) £12.00
The Cow: Dairy Husbandry and Cattle Breeding
London: Wm. S. Orr & Co. New Edition. Hardback. Nd. but ownership inscription on front end-paper is dated 1901. A very good copy which has been rebound in red pebbled cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. 136 pages. Frontispiece, title-page vignette and 11 illustrations in the text. Illustrations by Harrison Weir. (Book ref. 13433) £25.00
The best butter in the world. A history of Sainsbury's.
London: Ebury Press, 1994. 1st. Nr fine navy laminated h/b with col illus & white lettering to cover & spine; Nr fine identical d/w, not pc or chipped. 21.25cms x 28.75cms, 224pp. Blue eps; col frontis; sepia, b/w & col illus throughout. 4 sections (16 chaps), appendices, index. Clean, unmarked copy. Weight 1184g. 0091821371. (Book ref. 2767) £5.00
The National Trust book of forgotten household crafts.
London: Dorking Kindersley, 1987. 1st. VG red cloth h/b with gilt lettering to spine; No d/w. 22.25cms x 28.75cms, 192pp. Col frontis; b/w, sepia & col illus throughout. Intro, 6 sections, index. Grubby marks to front cover edge. Clean & unmarked within. Weight 962g. 0863181740. (Book ref. 2278) £6.50
Cows. A portrait of the animal world.
New York: Todtri, 1997. 1st. Nr fine col illus glazed boards. VG+ identical illus d/w, not p/c or chipped, one small tear to back. 24cms x 33cms, 72pp. Dk blue eps; 80 col illus throughout. Clean, unmarked copy. Weight 781g. 1577170296. (Book ref. 3571) £7.50
Making Money From Cows: a dairy farmer book
Ipswich: The Dairy Farmer Ltd, 1949. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 100 page red cloth hardback, many illustrations, no tears or creases, clean and tight, mild ageing, age considered a very good copy, just a couple of random spots to the leaf ends block, previous price mark up in biro to rear of front board, decent jacket, unclipped, a couple of little tears with some edge / shelf wear. (Book ref. 000015) £8.00
The English Dairy Farmer 1500 - 1900
London: Frank Cass & Co Ltd, 1966. 1st. Cloth Cover. Good/Very Good. 8vo Ex Library An ex-library book with library stamps on the verso of the title page. 357 clean pages including the bibliography & index, illustrated with b&w plates. Bound in green cloth covers 8 3/4" tall having gilt titles on the spine. Cover is rubbed along the edges & sellotape marks on the front cover. Front endpaper is pasted to the front cover. The intact dust wrapper is wrinkled along the edges & fading along the spine. (Book ref. 037128) £30.00
Catalogue of the Horses, Cattle, Goats, Sheep, Pigs, Poultry, Farm and Dairy Produce, and Agricultural Implements Entered Fot the Eighty-Fourth Annual Exhibirion at Chester July 1925
London: Royal Agricultural Society of England, 1925. Paperback. Good/No Dustwrapper. 8vo A to P pages of ads. + 489 pages of exhibitors & stock entrants + 194 pages for the implements + XL pages of ads. Pages held together with staples which are rusted, in blue/green thick paper covers. Pages dog eared at the ends of the book. (Book ref. 036415) £18.00
Swift & Company Year Book Covering the Activities for the Year 1923
Chicago: Swift & Co., 1924. Paperback. Very Good/No Dustwrapper. 8vo A company report of 56 pages illustrated with photographs, graphs and tables. Stapled in illustrated thick paper covers 8" tall. A clean & bright unmarked booklet. (Book ref. 033856) £12.00