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Farm Welding
Pearce, Andrew
ISBN: 0852362307
Farming Press Books Ipswich, United Kingdom 1992 
4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall Hard Cover Illustrated laminated boards.Usual library marks. 84 pages with b/w illustrations. Provides a practical guide to the common ways of joining metals - arc welding, MIG/MAG welding, gas welding/cutting and soldering. Complimentary to these is a section on simple blacksmithing skills. Ex-Library Good+
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008033  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Farm Tools and Techniques : A Pictorial History
Brown, Jonathan
ISBN: 0713474998
B.T. Batsford London, United Kingdom 1993 
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall  Usual library marks. 111 pages with b/w illustrations. Ex-Library Very Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003449  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Nutrition of Animals of Agricultural Importance Part 1 : The Science of Nutrition of Farm Livestock
David Cuthbertson (editor)
Pergamon Press Oxford, United Kingdom 1969 
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Hard Cover Usual library marks. 592 pages with b/w illustrations. Volume 17 of the International Encyclopaedia of food and nutrition.  Ex-Library Good+
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003578  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Sulphur in Australasian Agriculture
McLachlan, K. D. (editor)
ISBN: 0424068508
Sydney University Press Sydney, NSW, Australia 1975 
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Hard Cover Usual library marks. 261 pages.  Ex-Library Good+
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007478  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Practical Pig-Keeping
Brown, David
ISBN: 071346707x
B T Batsford Ltd London, United Kingdom 1992 
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Hard Cover Usual library marks and wear. Illustrated laminated boards. 126 pages with illustrations from Eric Copeland. A guide to both the pleasures and pitfalls of keeping pigs whether in the garden or on a larger scale.  Ex-Library Good+
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006980  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Modern Poultry Management in Australia
W.J. Nowland
ISBN: 0727005723
Rigby Limited Adelaide, South Australia 1978 
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Hard Cover Jacket has general wear, tear and chip. Ding to bottom corner of boards. Pen scribble to front free endpaper. 384 pages with b/w illustrations. A comprehensive book covering all aspects of the poultry industry. Also includes turkeys, ducks, geese, squabs, guinea fowls and pheasants.  Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007074  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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A Round Indiana: Round Barns in the Hoosier State
Hanou, John T.
ISBN: 1557530378
Purdue Univ Pr West Lafayette, Indiana, USA 1993 
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Soft Cover Cover edges curling. Crease at top corner of front cover. 118 pages with b/w illustrations.   Good+
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006802  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Farm Machinery
Bell, Brian
ISBN: 0852361998
Farming Press Limited Ipswich, United Kingdom 1989 3rd Edition
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Hard Cover Usual library marks. Illustrated laminated boards. 265 pages with B/W photo's and Illustrations. Such developments have led to substantial changes in the 3rd edition. In its new format, Farm Machinery has much fresh material, including 150 new plates in a total of 270 illustrations. Ex-Library Good +
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005693  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 Jacket has fading to spine. Small previous owners sticker to top of 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: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002511  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Handbook Of Organic Husbandry
Blake, Francis
The Crowood Press  1987 
22cm Hardcover Blake in The Handbook Of Organic Husbandry (1987) examines organic livestock production. He outlines the established standards for rearing cattle, sheep, goats, pigs and poultry. All three books discuss animal health and welfare issues and provide practical advice on disease control measures acceptable that comply to organic standards. 221 perfect pp.  Excellent
Price: 26.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012389  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Trees as a Farm Crop
BSP Professional Books Great Britain 1988 
 Trade Paperback 210 pp. Ex Library copy. Cover is covered in clear adhesive plastic. Dealers label inside the front cover. Browning to page edges. This book gives guidance on the way to establish a woodland from selecting species through planting and tending.  Ex-Library Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 36024  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Practical Poultry Keeping
Bland, David
The Crowood Press UK 1996 
25 Cm Laminated Pictorial Boards Practical Poultry Keeping by Bland is 159pp & 700g to post. Faults? two spots on the lower outside edge of the compressed pages, maybe a cranky chook? Practical Poultry Keeping is a clear, in-depth guide to this topical subject that will enable anyone to keep poultry for pleasure or profit. Fully illustrated throughout with photographs and explanatory line-drawings, it includes poultry breeds and uses; poultry housing and equipment; breeding and sexing birds; common problems with eggs; natural and artificial incubation and rearing; nutrition and diet; rearing birds for the table; effective planning, management, and marketing; and recognizing and preventing disease.  Very Good
Price: 29.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012402  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Organic Farming and Growing
Blake, Francis
Crowood Press UK 1990 Revised
21.5cm Softcover This book outlines the principles of organic agriculture, giving advice for those considering going organic, and a step-by-step guide to conversion. Various farm enterprises are examined, including protected cropping, intensive vegetables, field vegetables, fruit, and livestock. With further sections on soil care, manuring, nutrition, weed control, pests, diseases, and marketing, this is a comprehensive practical guide for those starting out or considering organic farming. 221 pp (4 or 5 have a corner crease). less than 500g to post.  Very Good
Price: 24.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012456  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Free-range Poultry
Thear, Katie
Farming Press Books UK 1990 
24 Cm Laminated Pictorial Boards This popular practical guide to the free range management of chickens on any scale, small or large, has been revised and extended to deal with changes in regulations, welfare considerations and the latest research findings.179 crisp pp & just under the 500g for posting.  Excellent
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012466  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Poultry in Australia, Volume 3 : The Rare Breeds
Pattinson, Bruce
ISBN: 1876932309
Five Senses Education Pty, Limited Seven Hills, NSW, Australia 2002 
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Soft Cover Usual library marks and wear. 127 pages with colour and b/w ilustrations.  Ex-Library Fair+
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 013351  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Salamon’s Artificial Insemination of Sheep and Goats
Evans, G.; Maxwell, W.M.C.
ISBN: 0409491772
Butterworths Australia 1988 Reprint
12mo Glossy Soft Cover xi + 194 indexed pages including b/w illustrations. Ex Lib.  Good
Price: 96.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 050952  Bookseller: Book
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Pigs: A Guide to Management
Beynon, Neville
ISBN: 1852237546
Crowood Pr United Kingdom 1993 1st Edition
12mo Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover 175 indexed pages.  Good
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 050953  Bookseller: Book
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Australian Agriculture: Reconciling Change and Tradition
Campbell, Keith O.
ISBN: 0582710898
Longman Australia 1980 1st Edition
12mo Glossy Soft Cover 274 indexed pages. Includes bibliographical references. This book has a dual purpose. First, it is an attempt to introduce city people to farmers’ attitudes and aspirations, to the social and economic environment in which they operate, and to current and likely future developments in the rural industries. Second, it aims to provide farmers and others connected with the agricultural industries with an analysis of the complexities and rami?cations of the problems with which they have to deal. The book is not concerned, other than marginally, with the physical and climatic basis of Australian agriculture nor with the biological and technological processes by which crops and livestock are produced. Such information is available in other books and monographs. This book is concerned rather with the factors which lie behind the social and political differences which are the bases of rural versus urban schisms.  Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 052359  Bookseller: Book
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Soil Management
Davies, Bryan & Eagle, David & Finney, Brian
Farming Press Books  1993 5th Edition
24cm Laminated Pictorial Boards 280 crisp pp with photo section, 800g packed for posting. Sections include info re >> Soil: the farmer's raw material. Plant nutrition: the major elements. Plant nutrition: the minor nutrient. Soil water. Land drainage. Soil structure and crop performance. Soils and traction. Traffic and soil damage. Ploughs and ploughing. Cultivation implements. Cultivation implements. Power requirements and work rates. Subsoil cultivations. Soil organic matter. Cultivation systems for crop and soil. Minimal cultivations and direct drilling. Erosion. Pollution and the soil. The classification of agricultural land. Seems a very useful tax deductable addition to a property owner's library.  Excellent
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011228  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Tasmanian weed handbook: A guide to the identification of the main broad-leaf weeds of crops and pastures in Tasmania
Hyde-Wyatt, Brian H.
Tasmanian Dept. of Agriculture Tasmania 1975 1st Edition
8vo Soft Cover 112 indexed pages including drawings, b/w and colour illustrations. The development of a wide range of selective herbicides has made the control of the majority of broad-leaved weeds a practical proposition in most crops. For these materials to be used effectively, however, it is essential that the weeds be identified at an early stage of growth while they are still susceptible. This book has been produced to assist farmers and extension workers in the identification of young weeds. The species featured in this handbook are the most important or most commonly found weeds of crops and pasture in Tasmania. A number of less common species have been included either because they are potentially capable of becoming economically important or because they closely resemble important weeds. Unfortunately young plants have few characteristics which assist in their identification. The flowering and fruiting parts, upon which the botanical classification is largely based, are absent. In addition many of their features, for example size, leaf shape, and colour, may be variable and dependent on seasonal conditions and environmental factors. Consequently it is often impossible to identify a seedling with complete accuracy. Very few have certain characters which are specific. Identification should not be based upon a single individual and it is usually possible to find a range of specimens in different growth stages which will enable the identification to be made with greater accuracy. Weed identification cannot be learned entirely from a book. It is hoped that this Handbook will prove to be a useful aid, but skill in identification can only be achieved by constant practice in the field. Name in the front cover and in the first page. Small light stains in the cover.  Good
Price: 24.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 053999  Bookseller: Book
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Hobby Farming: The First Steps
Humphries, Allan (Ed.)
ISBN: 0642973830
ABC Books Australia 1983 1st Edition
12mo Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover 103 pages. Allan Humphries was raised on a citrus-vegetab|e-poultry farm near Gosford on the Central Coast of New South Wales. He is a graduate in Agricultural Science from Hawkesbury Agricultural College, Richmond. For the last fourteen years he has been a producer for the ABC's Country Hour; preparing radio programs for Australian farmers. He regularly appears on ABC-TV in New South Wales as the weather reporter.  Good
Price: 9.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 054162  Bookseller: Book
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For the Love of Ducks : An Australian Guide to Duck Husbandry
Murtagh, Nyiri
ISBN: 0958559031
Bolwarrah Press  2000 
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Soft Cover Previous owners name to top of minor title page. 155 pages with colour and b/w illustrations.   Good+
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019013  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Virus Diseases of Farm and Garden Crops
Smith, Kenneth M
Littlebury & Company Worcester 1947 Second Impression
 Hard Cover with Dust Jacket 111 pages, including index. Illustrated with photographs and diagrams. Expanded condition report/scan on request.  G+, Wear, Stamp, Label, Foxing
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 013568  Bookseller: Klanhorn
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The New Small Garden
Lady Allen of Hurtwood, and Susan Jellicoe
Architectural Press London 1956 1st Edition
 Hard Cover with Dust Jacket 128 pages. Illustrated with photographs and plans. Expanded condition report/scan on request.  VG,Wear,Label,Ink Names,Foxing
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 013607  Bookseller: Klanhorn
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Children’s Gardens
Howard, Edwin L
Studio Publications London & New York 1942 Reprint
 Hard Cover 64 pages. Illustrated with diagrams and plans. Expanded condition report/scan on request.  Fair, Wear,Label,Fade,Browning
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 013620  Bookseller: Klanhorn
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Gardening in the Shade
La Croix, I F
ISBN: 0207957525
Angus & Robertson Sussex 1978 1st Edition
 Hard Cover with Dust Jacket 155 pages, including the index. Illustrated by the author, with diagrams & photographs. Expanded condition report/scan on request.  VG+, Wear, Eps & Edge Foxing
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 014887  Bookseller: Klanhorn
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Farm Rents and Tenure
Ward, J T
Estates Gazette London (No Date)  Edition Not Stated
 Hard Cover with Dust Jacket 95 pages. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper " To Alan Rowe, With best wishes / John Ward / Wye September 1959". Expanded condition report/scan on request.  VG++, Shelfwear, Bumping
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 013358  Bookseller: Klanhorn
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Town & Roof Gardens
Field, Xenia
Collins London 1967 1st Edition
 Hard Cover with Dust Jacket 191 pages, including index. Illustrated with photographs. Book has sticker removal abrasion on top corner of front free endpaper. Expanded condition report/scan on request.  VG, Wear, Ink Name, Foxing
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 013671  Bookseller: Klanhorn
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Success with Container Gardening for Large Plants
Mittmann, H & D (Series Editor: Leslie Young)
ISBN: 0864119615
Murdoch Books Sydney 2000 First Murdoch Books Edition
 Soft Cover VG+, Mild wear, publisher sticker, light browning. 64 pages, including index. Illustrated. Expanded condition report/scan on request.  
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 024974  Bookseller: Klanhorn
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Budget Vegetable Gardening
Fallon, Mike
ISBN: 058950083X
Reed Sydney 1979 1st Edition
 Soft Cover VG, Edgewear, creases, spine fade, light browning. 96 pages, including the index. Expanded condition report/scan on request.  
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 026454  Bookseller: Klanhorn
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