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Keeping Chickens
Walters, John; Parker, Michael,
ISBN: 9780720708820
Pelham Books, London, 1976. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Size: Duodecimo12mo. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. The dust jacket is price clipped but is in very good condition otherwise.. Dust Jacket price-clipped. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. This BOOK IS IN STOCK and READY TO MAIL NOW. Your book when ordered will be securely packed and promptly dispatched by Great Southern Books. All you want to know about keeping chickens at home. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Britain/UK; 1970s; Animals & Birds. ISBN: 0720708826. ISBN/EAN: 9780720708820. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 4489. 
Price: 11.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 4489  Bookseller: Great Southern Books
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Complete Book of Game Conservation
Coles, Charles,
ISBN: 9780214200427
Barrie & Jenkins, London, 1980. 
  Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. Second Edition. Size: Octavo 8vo (standard book size). 381 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. Dust jacket is in very good condition save one small closed tear on front foredge. . Dust Jacket un-clipped. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Animals & Birds; Farming & Rural Life. ISBN: 0214200426. ISBN/EAN: 9780214200427. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3271. 
Price: 11.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 3271  Bookseller: Great Southern Books
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Les Principales Cultures du Congo Belge
Van Den Abeele, Marcel; Vandenput, Rene,
Belgian Office of Agriculture, Forests and Livestock, Brussels, 1956. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Third Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 932 pages. Text is in French. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. This book is available and will be shipped from our Australian address within two business days. A profile of the Belgian Congo, a former colony of Belgium. The book is in excellent condition with strong binding. A quality publication that is full of B&W and colour photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Environment & Ecology; Belgium; 1950s; French Language; Farming & Rural Life. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 4942. This book weighs over one kilogram, and may involve extra shipping charges if posted to some countries.. 
Price: 48.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 4942  Bookseller: Great Southern Books
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A Small Place in the Country: A Practical Guide To Rural Living In Australia
Mackenzie, Toni,
ISBN: 9780002164085
William Collins Publishers Pty Ltd, Sydney, 1978. 
  Hardcover. Near Fine Condition/Near Fine. First Edition. Size: Octavo 8vo (standard book size). 239 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. Dust Jacket is in very good condition, without tears or chips or other damage. Dust Jacket un-clipped. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. This book is currently IN STOCK and would be shipped directly from our Australian address.. In a friendly, personal style, the author takes you step-by-step through buying a rural property: what to look for and what to avoid; raising finance; looking after the land; vegetable and fruit growing; basic guidelines for the care of livestock. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Farming & Rural Life; ISBN: 0002164086. ISBN/EAN: 9780002164085. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3447. 
Price: 12.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 3447  Bookseller: Great Southern Books
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The Crocus
Mathew, Brian,
ISBN: 9780713433906
Batsford / Royal Horticultural Society, London, 1982. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. publisher's inserted note, stamp and note of Alpine Garden Society dated 4th June 1999, minimal to none shelf wear, dust jacket not price clipped, in protective cover, a very nice collectable copy Size: Octavo . 216 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: alpine plants; Agricultural Sciences; Forestry; ISBN: 0713433906. ISBN/EAN: 9780713433906. Library of Congress No: 83155528. Dewey Code: 584/.24. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 102172. Very Good Condition
Price: 95.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 102172  Bookseller: Booknest
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Growing Strawberries in Queensland
Noel Vock
ISBN: 0724239472
Department of Primary Industries Brisbane, QLD, Australia 1996 Reprint
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Stapled Soft Cover 43 pages. Postage within Australia $5.00.   Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020348  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Haddon Rig : The First Hundred Years
Suzanne Falkiner
ISBN: 0959420207
Valadon Publishing  1981 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hard Cover General wear to jacket. 168 pages with colour and b/w illustrations. For four generations the Falkiner's of Haddon Rig have been associated with some of the finest stud Merino rams in the world.   Very Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002178  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Under the Cloroform Tree
Rowand Jameson
Shoestring Press Wangaratta, Victoria 1984 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hard Cover Usual library marks and wear. 174 Pages with b/w illustrations. Detailed account of the daily business of sheep and cattle husbandry.  Ex-Library Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004152  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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S.W. Silver & Co’s Australian Grazier’s Guide: I. Sheep & II. Cattle
Rolf Boldrewood (edited By J.S. Ryan)
ISBN: 1863891544
Centre for Australian Language and Literature Studies Armidale, New South Wales, Australia 1994 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Soft Cover Usual library marks and wear. Modified edition of 2 guides published in 1879 and 1881. Gives a fascinating description of early stock management practices.  Ex-Library Good+
Price: 48.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008528  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Evolution of the Australian Merino
E.W. Cox
Angus & Robertson Sydney, Australia 1936 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hard Back Jacket has general wear plus large chip (10cm x 4cm) to rear and top of spine with boards faded in corresponding places. 160 pages plus b/w illustrations.   Good+
Price: 125.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 017721  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Australian Sheep and Wool : A Practical and Theoretical Treatise
Alfred Hawkesworth
William Brooks & Co Sydney, Australia 1906 SECOND EDITION (REVISED AND
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hard Back Fading to spine and marks to boards. Previous owners details to top of title page. 398 pages with b/w illustrations.   Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 017717  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Sheep and Wool Industry of Australia and New Zealand : A Practical Handbook for Sheep-Farmers & Wool-Classers
Henry B. Smith (Revised in Conjunction with Harold Haile)
Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd Melbourne, VIC, Australia  THIRD EDITION
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hard Cover Boards have fading to spine, general wear and small stains. Previous owners details to front free endpaper. 215 pages with b/w illustrations. No date (c1930).   Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 017729  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Heritage Merino
Malcolm McCosker
ISBN: 0958861234
Owen-Edwards Publicationa Brisbane, QLD, Australia 1988 
Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Hard Cover Signed by the author on the front free endpaper. 296 pages with colour illustrations. Collection of stories of the history of individual Merino studs. Heavy book (1.9kg).   Very Good
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 018983  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Australian Merino
Massy, Charles
ISBN: 0670901210
Viking - O'Neil Melbourne, VIC, Australia 1990 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hard Cover Usual library marks. 1033 pages with b/w illustrations. A comprehensive account of the historical background and subsequent evolution of the Merino in Australia. Heavy book (2.7kg).  Ex-Library Good+
Price: 110.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019009  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Golden Fleeces II : The Murdoch years at Boonoke
Hewat, Tim
ISBN: 1862561125
Bay Books Sydney, Australia 1987 
Small Folio Hard Cover in Slipcase 180 pages with colour and b/w illustrations.   Very Good
Price: 52.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020141  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Sheep and Property Management
PEARSE E. H.
The Pastoral Review Australia  
8vo Hard Cover No Dustjacket 612 pp. Blue cover has wear and insect damage. Browning to page edges and endpapers. Interior of book in very good condition.  Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 40201  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Sheep Management for Wool Production
COLE V. G.
Grazcos Australia 1963 First Edition
8vo Hardcover with Dustjacket 184 pp. Dustjacket is worn. Browning to page edges.  Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 40196  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Beef Cattle Breeding and Management
BEATTIE W. A.
Pastoral Review Australia Pty. Ltd. Australia 1971 Revised Edition
8vo Hard Cover No Dustjacket 505 pp. plus 51 pp. advertisements. Blue cover has light wear on the edges with a little insect damage on the spine. Browning to page edges.   Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 40159  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Viticulture, Volume 2 : Practices
Edited By B.G. Coombe and P.R. Dry
ISBN: 1875130012
Winetitles Pty Ltd Halifax Street, SA, Australia 2006 Reprint with Alterations
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Soft Cover General wear to covers. 376 pages with colour and b/w illustrations. Covers the practices involved in the establishment and operation of a vineyard.   Good+
Price: 65.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 014869  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Use of DDT in Australia (Reports of the Australian Academy of Science)
Australian Academy of Science
ISBN: 0858470055
Australian Academy of Science U.S.A. 1972 
4to Hard Cover No Dustjacket 70 pp. Ex School Library Copy. Papered board cover with blue cloth spine. Cover has some paper damage and marks with light wear on the edges. Browning to page edges.  Ex-Library Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 40278  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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BEEF AUSTRALIA
Edwards, Ken & Owen, Peter
ISBN: 0958861242
Owens Edwards Publications Brisbane 1990 First Edition
 Hardcover Profusely illustrated in colour and black & white, a fine copy in a fine dustjacket, this book tells the stories of almost 100 of Australia's most prominent beef-producing properties. Heavy book may require extra postage cost. Please email for accurate postage costs. ; 335 x 235mm; 480 pages Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Price: 65.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20157  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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The Northern Challenge : A History of CSIRO Crop Research in Northern Australia
Edited By J.J. Basinski, I.M. Wood and J.B. Hacker
ISBN: 0643036881
CSIRO Publishing  1986 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hard Cover Presentation sticker to front free endpaper. 186 pages with b/w illustrations. Research report no. 3; CSIRO Division of Tropical Crops and Pastures.   Very Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 014055  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Northern Challenge : A History of CSIRO Crop Research in Northern Australia
Edited By J.J. Basinski, I.M. Wood and J.B. Hacker
ISBN: 0643036881
CSIRO Publishing  1986 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hard Cover Presentation sticker to front free endpaper. 186 pages with b/w illustrations. Research report no. 3; CSIRO Division of Tropical Crops and Pastures.   Very Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 014055  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Raising Poultry The Modern Way
Mercia, Leonard S.
ISBN: 0882660586
Garden Way Publishing Charlotte, Vermont, USA 1977 Fourth Printing
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Softcover Softcover, fourth printing, 398gms, 224 pages. Full of information for raising chickens, turkeys and waterfowl on a small to semi-commercial scale. Ideal for the beginner and experienced poultryman, including information on housing, feeding, breeding, raising baby chicks, killing and dressing the birds. Book is in good condition with moderate general age-related wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Book shows previous owners bookplate on inside front page. Cover shows some mild fading, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: AGRFAR12  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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KEEPING CHICKENS An Australian Guide
Brasch, Nicolas
ISBN: 9780143006381
Penguin Books Camberwell 2007 First Edition
 Paperback With illustrations and plans, a fine copy. This book is light, and postage will be reduced for shipment within Australia. This book includes all the information you need to keep your very own chickens: How to choose a breed suited to your needs, space and climate How to choose and build or buy a coop How to care for your chickens How to breed chicks successfully Keeping Chickens will show you how easy, fun and satisfying owning chooks can be; 230 x 155mm; [vi], 138 pages Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20199  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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Managing Northern Speargrass : A Grazier’s Guide
Partridge, Ian
ISBN: 0724259376
Department of Primary Industries Brisbane, QLD, Australia 1995 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Soft Cover Minimal library marks. 45 pages with colour illustrations.  Ex-Library Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 018024  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The John Deere Tractor Legacy
Macmillian, Don
ISBN: 0896586197
Voyageur Press U.S.A. 2003 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hard Cover Illustrated laminated boards. 256 pages with colour and b/w illustrations.   Very Good
Price: 44.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020766  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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PRACTICAL POULTRY FARMING Allwhite Poultry Farm, Coburg, Victoria
Hodson, Geo.
Geo. Hodson Coburg 1935 
 Paper Wrappers 16 pages + tipped in price list at rear, illustrated, printed paper covers, a magazine that has spent a long time folded in half, no tears, contents clean, very scarce. Will be posted as a large letter. ; 270 x 215mm Very Good+
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 19252  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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Horse-Drawn Farm Implements, Part III : Sowing and Haymaking
John Thompson
ISBN: 0950577588
Self Published United Kingdom 1978 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Stapled Soft Cover 78 pages with b/w illustrations. Contains a selection of engravings, plans and descriptions of horse drawn reapers, threshing machines, seed drills and other implements from 19th Century agricultural books and manufacturers' catalogues.   Good+
Price: 26.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019010  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Beef Cattle in Australia
Russell Reed
Acacia Press Brisbane, QLD, Australia 2009 
Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Hard Cover 368 pages with colour and b/w illustrations.   Very Good
Price: 125.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020894  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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