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THE LAZY GARDENER
Burke Don
Horwitz Grahame, Australia  1984 
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Laminated Pictorial Boards name in front. A handy reference guide for the home gardener including ideas for growing vegies, lawn tips, fruit trees and composting.  Very Good
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002053  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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150 Jaar Waard & Groet
Jan Smit
ISBN: 906455174X
Uitgeverij Pirola Schoorl 1994 1st Edition
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Hard Back Dutch Language. Bw Plts  Near Fine
Price: 60.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009712dr  Bookseller: Fine Books Classic Stamps
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The March of the Murray Greys
Tim Hewat
ISBN: 0959896449
The Studmaster Press Berwick 1978 1st Ed
Folio - over 12" - 15" tall  Clr Plts. Limited edition of 1,500 copies. NF/NF.  Near Fine
Price: 120.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009837cc  Bookseller: Fine Books Classic Stamps
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Australian Soil Fertility Manual Third Edition
Graham Price (Ed.)
ISBN: 0643090215
CSIRO Publishing Collingwood Vic. 2006 Third Ed.
Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Soft Cover BW Graphs, Charts. N?F.  New
Price: 65.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009210cc  Bookseller: Fine Books Classic Stamps
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The Weekly Time Farmers’ Handbook
Chas J. Matthews (Ed)
The Herald and Weekly Times Melbourne  3rd Edition
12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Hard Back Boards and spine are badly worn, some tearing where boards and spine meet o/w VG.  Very Good
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007746dr  Bookseller: Fine Books Classic Stamps
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The Ayrshire Herd Book, Containing Pedigrees of Cows, Heifers, and Bulls of the Ayrshire Breed Vol. IV
The Ayreshire Cattle Herd Book Society of Great Britain & Ireland
Secretary of the Ayrshire Cattle Herd Book Society of Great Britain and Ireland Ayr Scotland 1881 1st Ed.
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Cloth Bound Decorated Board Vol.IV published in 1881, Slightly discolored and worn corners on boards, o/w VG.  Very Good
Price: 150.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004910dr  Bookseller: Fine Books Classic Stamps
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The Ayrshire Herd Book, Containing Pedigrees of Cows, Heifers, and Bulls of the Ayrshire Breed Vol. V
The Ayreshire Cattle Herd Book Society of Great Britain & Ireland
Secretary of the Ayrshire Cattle Herd Book Society of Great Britain and Ireland Ayr Scotland 1882 1st Ed.
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Cloth Bound Decorated Board Vol.V published in 1882, Slightly discolored and worn corners on boards, o/w VG.  Very Good
Price: 150.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004911dr  Bookseller: Fine Books Classic Stamps
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The Weekly Times Library of Country Living, Beyond Broadacres, Threads and Yarns, Jobs Around the Block
Lindsay and Prue Graham (ed), Julie Beams (ed), Ian Knox (ed)
ISBN: 067086479X
The Marketing Gap St Kilda 1995 1st Ed
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Stiff Wrappers Some wear of spine ends o/w VG. Box is worn around edges, repaired by sticky tape.  Very Good
Price: 55.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005242dr  Bookseller: Fine Books Classic Stamps
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Agriculture, Environment and Society Contemporary Issues for Australia
Geoffrey Lawrence, Frank Vanclay, Brian Furze (Eds.)
ISBN: 0732912571
The MacMillan Co. South Melbourne 1992 1st Ed.
12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Paperback Owner's inscription on FFEP and small staple holes. Some underlining and highlighting throughout book. Covers slightly creased with slight sunfade on spine end, o/w FG.  Fairly Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004185cc  Bookseller: Fine Books Classic Stamps
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Plantation Forestry in the Tropics Tree Planting for Industrial, Social, Environmental, and Agroforestry Purposes Second Edition
Julian Evans
ISBN: 0198542577
Clarendon Press Oxford 1992 2nd Ed.
Quarto Stiff Wrappers B/W plts. Page 341 has small tear at base. Covers slightly chipped and curled, o/w VG.  Very Good
Price: 60.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004190cc  Bookseller: Fine Books Classic Stamps
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The Tree Farm and Managed Forest Industry
Dennis A Neilson, Geoffrey N Manners
DANA Publishing Rotorua 1997 1st Ed.
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Stiff Wrappers Covers slightly curved and chipped, o/w VG.  Very Good
Price: 125.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004191cc  Bookseller: Fine Books Classic Stamps
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Biotechnology of Food Crops in Developing Countries
T Hohn, K M Leisinger (Eds.)
ISBN: 3211832408
Springerwein New York 1999 1st Ed.
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Hard Back   Near Fine
Price: 92.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004225cc  Bookseller: Fine Books Classic Stamps
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Forest Influences
Joseph Kittredge
McGraw Hill Book Company New York 1948 1st Ed
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Cloth The Effects of Woody Vegetation on Climate, Water, and Soil, with Applications to the Conservation of Water and the Control of Floods and Erosion. Book has owners inscript on FFEP, boards and spine are worn marked, o/w good.  Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004626dr  Bookseller: Fine Books Classic Stamps
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Barns Sheds and Outbuildings
Byron D Halsted (Ed.)
ISBN: 0828902933
The Stephen Green Press Brattleboro 1978 Reprint
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall  Owner's signature on FFEP. Page edges slightly spotted, and boards foxed, o/w VG. Dust jacket slightly chipped creased and worn, o/w G-VG.  Very Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004111cc  Bookseller: Fine Books Classic Stamps
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Managing Dairy-Shed Wastes Volume Two
Roger Wrigley
ISBN: 0-7306-2970-8
Agmedia East Melbourne 1994 1st Ed
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Stiff Wrappers Weight 375 grms.  Near Fine
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002544nc  Bookseller: Fine Books Classic Stamps
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The Simple Fleece - Studies in the Australian Wool Industry
Alan Barnard (Ed.)
Melbourne U P Parkville 1962 1st Ed.
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall  Page edges slightly marked, o/w VG. Minor scratch and marks on front of dust jacket, slightly chipped, o/w G-VG.  Very Good
Price: 34.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003044cc  Bookseller: Fine Books Classic Stamps
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Feeding Farm Animals
A.C.T. Hewitt
The Pastoral Review Sydney 1961 Revised
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall  Board corners slightly bumped, owner's inscription taped on FFEP, o/w G-VG. DJ slightly worn along edges with several small open tears on corners and spine edges, o/w G-VG.  Good-very Good
Price: 24.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001887cc  Bookseller: Fine Books Classic Stamps
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Sheep Production and Grazing Management
C R W Spedding
Bailliere, Tindall & Cox London 1965 1st Ed.
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall  Owner's inscription on FFEP. Spine slightly bumped, o/w Near Fine. DJ slightly chipped at top of spine and corners. Slightly marked back cover, o/w Very Good.  Near Fine
Price: 34.00 (AUD)
Book Number: cc/r00547  Bookseller: Fine Books Classic Stamps
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’Toobrack’ Pictorial History of a Queensland Sheep Station
Joyce Rogers
ISBN: 0646088610
Boolarong Publications Brisbane 1992 1st Edition
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Stiff Wrapper Some marks on covers o/w VG. BW Plts  Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010247dr  Bookseller: Fine Books Classic Stamps
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Soil Conditions and Plant Growth
Russell, E.W.
Longman  1973 10th
24.5cm Hardcover A massive 849pp & approx 1.5kg to post. Sir Edward is the author of at least 13 titles along similar themes. This book is anextensive coverage of the physical, chemical & biological impacts on soil custodianship. A great resource for horticulture, agriculture & soil science. From the Table of Contents: Historical and Introductory; Food of Plants; Individual Nutrients Needed by Plants; Quantitative Studies on Plant Growth; Composition of the Soil; Constitution of Clay Minerals; Cation and Anion Holding Powers of Soils; Interation of Clay with water and organic compounds; Physiology of the Microbial Population; Organisms Composing the Population; Soil Fauna other than Protozoa; etc (28 chapters in all)  Very Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011308  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Organic Gardening: A Practical Guide to Natural Gardens, from Planning and Planting to Harvesting and Maintenance
Lavelle, Christine and Michael
Lorenz Books UK 2005 
30cm Hardcover 1.6 kilos & 256 snowdrop white pages. An essential reference guide to natural gardening, showing how to apply organic principles to all aspects of garden planning, design and maintenance and illustrated with over 800 color photographs. Christine and Michael Lavelle give clear advice on creating and caring for a natural garden, showing how to adopt an organic approach. They also provide practical information on dealing organically with pests and diseases as well as how to attact a host of beneficial creatures to the wildlife garden. An easy-to-use directory of vegetables, herbs and fruit provides clear information on growing a range of healthy produce, with advice on sowing, planting, harvesting and storing. With its wealth of inspirational and practical photographs, useful step-by-step information and well-informed text, this is a comprehensive guide for both first-time and experienced gardeners, whether you wish to start an organic garden from scratch or use organic methods in an existing garden. Christine Lavelle is a lecturer in horticulture and ecology at Writtle College, Chelmsford. She trained at the National Trust for Scotland's Threave School of Practical Gardening and The Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew. Christine was assistant head gardener at Levens Hall topiary gardens in Kendal. Michael Lavelle has designed and constructed several exhibits at the Chelsea Flower Show, achieving gold medals in 1999, 2003 and 2005, and winning a silver medal for his specialist wildlife garden in 2007. He is currently a senior lecturer in landscape management at Writtle College, Chelmsford. Peter Anderson is a highly respected garden photographer. He has worked for many book publishers and magazines such as Gardens Illustrated and has published several titles with Lorenz Books.   Excellent/Very Good
Price: 32.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012036  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Profitable Organic Farming
Newton, Jon
Blackwell Sience UK 1995 1st Edition
23.5cm Softcover 142 crisp white pp & less than 500g to post. Jon Newton is an agricultural consultant specialising in organic and sustainable agriculture based in North Wales, UK. The demand for food produced from sustainable and organic farm enterprises continues to grow worldwide, with demand exceeding supply for many items. This second edition of an extremely well received and successful book covers every aspect of an organic farm enterprise that can have an influence on profitability. As such the book is an essential purchase for all those involved in organic and sustainable farming. Topics covered include grassland productivity, production systems for dairy, beef, sheep, pig, poultry and arable farms, farm size and enterprise combinations, organic standards, financial management, marketing, success factors and progress by organic farmers. The book concludes with a new chapter covering potential future scenarios for organic farming. Drawing on new information available in the area and including case studies from successful organic farm businesses, the author Jon Newton has written a book that is of great commercial use to a wide range of workers including organic farm managers and those wishing to commence organic farming operations. The book is also of great use and interest to agricultural scientists and students and those working in government and regional agricultural advisory services worldwide. Libraries in research establishments, universities and colleges where agricultural sciences are studied and taught should have several copies of this important and useful book on their shelves. Review of the first edition ‘It is an essential volume for any commercial organic farmers or budding organic farmers bookshelf. It will no doubt also be a very popular read and provide much food for thought amongst many agricultural students’: New Farmer & Grower.   Excellent
Price: 48.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012051  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Australian Angora Goat Husbandry "The Goat Bible"
Bode, Alma and Brooks, Helen
Mimosa Press Publishers Charters Towers QLD 1984 
21.5cm Card Cover 242 pp & less than 500g to post. First issued in 1972 & with many re-runs & updates & so an obviously valuable reference.Alma Bode was awarded an order of Australia Merit for her contributions to the Angora industry & this book is an exemplar of animal husbandry & history. Faults? Previous owner name, top edge & spine sunned, o/wise all great shape.  Very Good
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012053  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Complete Book of Raising Livestock and Poultry, The: A Smallholder’s Guide
Thear, Ktie; and Fraser, Dr Alistair (eds)
ISBN: 0454010656
Methuen Australia North Ryde, Australia 1985 Reprint
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Softcover Softcover, reprint, 892gms, 224pgs. This book provides complete advice on breeding and rearing stock, producing top quality eggs, milk, meat, wool, and on coping with basic health problems of poultry, goats, pigs, sheep, cattle and horses. Book is in good condition with age-related general wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good
Price: 17.00 (AUD)
Book Number: AGRFAR21  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Every Man His Own Farrier
Clater, Francis
BiblioLife USA  
25cm Softcover Every Man His Own Farrier, or the Whole Art of Farriery Laid Open: Containing ... the causes, symptoms and most approved methods of cure, for every didease to which the horse is liable. With an appendix. This is a copy of the 1923 version of the 1813 original, 360pp & 800g to post. Topics covered include ulcers, breathing, feet, canker, fistular, joints, kidneys, pleurisy and a saddlebag full more!  Very Good
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012140  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Running a Small Flock of Sheep
Hinton, David G.
ISBN: 0730629732
Natural Resources & Environment East Melbourne, VIC, Australia 1993 
 Trade Paperback 136 pp. Browning to page edges.   Near Fine
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28756  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Cultural Industries for Queensland - Papers on the Cultivation of Useful Plants Suited to the Climate of Queensland
BERNAYS Lewis Adolphus
James C. Real Government Printer Brisbane Australia 1883 
8vo Half-Leather 230 pp. Navy leather spine and corners with marbled boards. Piece missing from lower edge of spine (approx. 3 cms) Cover rubbed with worn corners. Browning to page edges and endpapers. Foxing to first and last few pages of the book. Interior of book is in excellent condition.  Very Good
Price: 200.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14260  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Natural History of the Cotton Tribe
Fryxell, Paul A.
ISBN: 0890960712
Texas A & M Univ Pr College Station, Texas, U.S.A. 1979 First Edition
8vo Hardcover with Dustjacket 245 pp. Dustjacket has light wear on the edges.  Price Clipped Near Fine
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14084  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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The Hive and the Honey Bee
Edited By Dadant & Sons
Dadant & Sons Illinois, U.S.A. 1979 Revised Edition
8vo Hardcover No Dustjacket 740 pp. Tan cover has a few small dark marks and light wear on the edges. Browning to page edges. Pictorial endpapers.  Very Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 13647  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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The Stockman’s Handbook
Kaus, Roger
ISBN: 0724267018
Department of Primary Industries Queensland 1995 
 Trade Paperback 188 pp. First page of book has been removed. Sticker inside front cover regarding change of Brands act in 1998  Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 32121  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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