CEREAL VARIETIES IN GREAT BRITAIN
(Crosby Lockwood 1951) 4to 202pp bw photos (Book ref. 2844) £10.00
Change in Tunisia: Studies in the Social Sciences
New York: State University of New York Press, 1976 ISBN 0873953118 First edition, near fine unread condition, no dustjacket as published, original pale blue clothboards with black blocking to spine, 333 pages including index, graphs & tables, ------------------ Contains 17 papers. Includes: Roderic W Dutton - Farming in the Lower Medjerda Valley; Malcolm J. Purvis -The Adoption of High-Yielding Wheats; Thomas E. Daves & H. van Wersch - Results of Agricultural Planning in Tunisia, 1962-1971; L. H. Durrani - Employment of Women & Social Change; M.A. Tessler & M.E. Keppel - Political Generations; D.E. Stephenson - Migration & Community; R.A. Stone - Rural Markets: Organization & Social Structure; Ellen C. Micaud - Urban Planning; H.B. Young - Social Class & Impairment of Growth & Health; E. Boutourline, Gino Tessi, George R Kerr - Wheat Fortifcation: Socioeconomic Factors Influencing Child Development; M. Thorne & J. Montagne - Family Planning & the Problems of Development; Elizabeth M. Mahjoub - Role of a Change Agent in the Process of Introducting Population Education; Richard Sack - An Attitudinal Portrait of the Modern Worker; J. Simmons - The Determinants of Earnings: Towards an Improved Model; Richard Sack & Hans H Thias - Middle-Level Manpower in Tunisia: Socioeconomic Origin, Schooling & Economic Success; Stephen L Klineberg - Intergenerational Change: Some Psychological Consequences of Modernization; James Allman - Social Mobility After Independence. (Book ref. 1271) £18.00
The Modern Priscilla : Fancy Work and Everyday Housekeeping (Cream of Wheat advert)
Sept 1913 folio paperback, 54 pages, rather well used with cover loose from body of this magazine. However, wonderful advert inside front (see image). Other adverts throughout including Colgate on back. Period item, some frays, tape to spine so not outwardly tidy but no loose pages. Interesting. (Book ref. 9629) £10.00
An ACCOUNT of the QUANTITIES and PRICE of WHEAT from each City and Town in the TWELVE MARITIME DISTRICTS of ENGLAND and WALES, with the AVERAGE thereon in each Week, from the 5th November 1814 to 18th February 1815, both inclusive.
London: House of Commons., 1820. 25pp. Folio. Paper wrappers. Disbound British Parliamentary paper. HC 117. Ordered to be Printed 6 March 1815 and to be Re-Printed 2 June 1820. A very clean copy. Parliamentary papers of this period are rare. It was not until 1836 that provision was made for their sale to the public. (Book ref. 158570) £12.00
Wheat and the Futures Market
Winnipeg: Hignell Printing Ltd., 1942. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Dustwrapper. 8vo "A study of the Winnipeg Grain Exchange". A clean tight book of 74 pages in maroon hard covers almost 8 1/2" tall with gilt titles on the front. (Book ref. 036295) £5.50
The Wheat from the Chaff
London: J. M Dent & Sons Limited, 1967. 1st. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo The story of six people fictionalised in an autobiography. VG first edition in like dust wrapper. (Book ref. 011410) £12.00
Wheat-Free, Milk-Free, Egg-Free Cooking
Wellingborough: Thorsons Publishing Group, 1984. Reprint. Paperback. Near Fine/No Dustjacket. 12mo 0-7225-0832-8 Delicious and practical recipes excluding the three most common allergens. Very slight browning to the page edges o/w very crisp, clean and tight paperback without owner's inscriptions. (Book ref. 010534) £4.00
The World's Commercial Products
1st Edition, Pitman, London, 1907 12 colour plates; 418 black & white illustrations; "A Descriptive Account of the Economic Plants of the World and of their Commercial Uses"; Leather-Bound Hardback: half brown calf decorated in gilt on red boards, spine panelled with raised bands, black leather lettering-piece, all edges and end-papers marbled, 4to; Light cover wear, spine slightly rubbed, top board a little bowed, string mark to lower board, still a near fine copy of a handsome book handsomely bound. (Book ref. 6206) £30.00
Wheatcountry (Wheat Country).
Tucson: Nazraeli Press, 2001. First edition (hardback). Oblong 4to, 72pp. Illustarted throughout in b&w. Original green cloth, dustwrapper. The book and the dustwrapper are in very good condition. ISBN 1590050010 (Book ref. 26687) £20.00
Blights of the wheat.
London: Religious Tract Society, nd [1840s]. 12mo, 192pp. Original green cloth, gilt titling on spine. Boards rubbed and lightly stained, endpapers foxed, overall a good plus copy. (Book ref. 2565) £25.00
ACCOUNTS Relating to the IMPORTATION of FOREIGN and COLONIAL WHEAT.
London: House of Commons, 1831. 8pp. Folio. Paper wrappers. Disbound British Parliamentary Paper. HC 329. Corn. Dated 30 March 1831. A very clean copy. Parliamentary papers of this period are rare. Provision of their sale to the public was not made until 1836. (Book ref. 158330) £7.00
1. An ACCOUNT of the Quantities and Avergae PRICES of WHEAT returned each Week in the Years 1828, 1829 and 1830, by the CORN INPECTORS in LONDON, LIVERPOOL and MANCHESTER .... 2. An ACCOUNT of the Number of Quarters of WHEAT, returned by the INSPECTORS
London: House of Commons, 1831. 17pp. Folio. Paper wrappers. Disbound British Parliamentary Paper. HC 119. Corn. A very clean copy. Parliamentary papers of this period are rare. It was not until 1836 that provision was made for their sale to the public. (Book ref. 158329) £10.00
SALE OF LIVE AND DEAD FARMING STOCK Wheat & Bean Stacks, Eatage, Household Furniture &c at Fenwick, near Askern... By Public Auction On the Premises of Mr Mark Skelton.... 14th & 15th of Feb. 1844, All the Valuable Farming Stock...
T. Brooke & Co. Printers, Doncaster. 1844. Poster, size 15" x 10", rather creased in places, with some marks with printers ink. Lists Horses, beasts, Sheet, Poultry, Carriages & Implements, Furniture. --- Please e-mail for one of my FREE CATALOGUES which include YORKSHIRE [ Manuscripts, Maps, Ephemera, Views, etc., etc. ] --- (Book ref. UK29-2094) £20.00
THE WEEKLY AVERAGE PRICE OF WHEAT for 1826, 1827 & 1828. An Abstract of the Weekly returns sent to the Board of Trade.
Paper watermarked 1827. Manuscript on folio sheet ruled in columns for Date, Average, Remarks. At the bottom is the name 'Wm. Court. inspector of Corn Returns for the District of Taunton and its Vicinity'. Folded, docket title, small piece of sealing wax dropped on verso making small hole, with loss of one digit. --- Please e-mail for one of my FREE CATALOGUES which include SOMERSET [ Manuscripts, Maps, Ephemera, Views, etc., etc. ] --- (Book ref. UK29-1695) £18.00
POSTER advertising auction of '86 Excellent Half-Bred Couples, 23 Barren Ewes, 70 Ewe Tegs... 3 Ricks of Wheat...' property of Thomas Hiorns, to be sold by auction by Jonas & Thos. Paxton... Mary 22nd, 1859.
1859. Printed in large type-face, size 22" x 18". Folded. --- Please e-mail for one of my FREE CATALOGUES which include BUCKINGHAMSHIRE [ Manuscripts, Maps, Ephemera, Views, etc., etc. ] --- (Book ref. UK29-164) £24.00
127 GOOD HALFBRED SHEEP, 34 HEAD OF DAIRY CATTLE, Working Horses, Nag and Harness Horse, 5 Fat Hogs, 33 Acres of Capital Growing Crops of Wheat, Beans and Oats..... And the whole of the Agricultural Implements..... of the late Thos. Cooper, deceased, To be Sold by Auction, by Messrs. Jonas Paxton & Geo. Castle, On the Premises, at Greatmoor, on Thursday, August, 12th, 1868....
E. Smith and Son, Printers, Bicester, 1869. Poster, size 24«" x 19«", few short tears, and a few small holes where once folded. --- Please e-mail for one of my FREE CATALOGUES which include BUCKINGHAMSHIRE [ Manuscripts, Maps, Ephemera, Views, etc., etc. ] --- (Book ref. UK29-157) £20.00
On the Various Systems of Grinding Wheat, and on the Machines Used in Corn Mills.
Institution of Civil Engineers, 1882. 8vo, 109pp, 2 fold-out plates, re-bound in maroon cloth, gilt. A near fine copy. (Book ref. RHB7386) £30.00
ACCOUNTS relating to GRAIN WAREHOUSES; as to the PRICES of GRAIN, 1821-1828.
London: House of Commons, 1823. 5pp. Folio. Paper wrappers. Disbound British Parliamentary Paper. HC 268. Dated 18 April 1823. A clean copy. Parliamentary Papers of this period are rare. It was not until 1836 that provision was made for their sale to the public. (Book ref. 158089) £7.00
Strategy And Intelligence. British Policy During First World War.
London, The Hambledon Press, 1996 8vo, xxii, 207pp, Hardback (Very Good), No Dust Jacket [as issued] - Contents: Irish Recruiting and the Home Rule Crisis of August-September 1914; 'Airbandit':C3I and Stratgic Air Defence during the First Battle of Britain, 1915-18; Failures of Intelligence: The Retreat to the Hindenburg Line and the March 1918 Offensive; Managing the War; Britain, Russia and Ad Hoc Government; Wheat and the State during the First World War; The Impact of the First World War on the Labour Movement; The Foreign Office Political Intelligence Department and Germany 1918; Major-General J.F.C. Fuller and the Decline of Generalship; The Lessons of 1914-1918. (Book ref. 10095) £18.95
INTERNATIONAL WHEAT AGREEMENT. Washington, April 6 - 24, 1959.
London: HMSO, 1960. 102pp. 8vo. Paper wrappers. Rebound in card covers. British Parliamentary Paper. Cmnd.1074. Wheat. Treaty Series No.28 (1960). In English, French and Spanish. Neat library mark. A very clean copy. (Book ref. 157645) £8.00