The Farmer's Cyclopedia: Abridged Agricultural Records in Seven Volumes

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The seven volumes are similar in condition. Greenish cloth boards show some wear to corners and edges, spines and foredges are sunned, pages are toned, especially around the edges. However, bindings are tight, books are complete, no markings. The books came from the collection of the former chief horticulturist at Barnsley Gardens in Northwest Georgia. They had been in the nursery shop and then storage for many years and have a very slight "earthy" smell. ; B&W Drawings & Photos; Thick 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 600+ each pages; This set of seven volumes is from the Publications of the United States Department of Agriculture and the Experiment Stations. Department staff as well as authorities from all over the country contributed to the books. The volumes include: Vol I, Farm Animal, Breeding, Feeding, Care, Dairy Farming; Vol II, Diseases of Horses, Swine and Poultry, Their Prevention and CureVol III, Diseases of Cattle, Sheep, Goats. Cats, Dogs, Their Prevention And Cure; Vol IV, Grass Hay Grains Vegetables, Vol V, Fruits, Forests, Flowers, Cotton, Tobacco, Sugar Beets, Sugar Cane, Etc. ; Vol VI, Plant Diseases, Prevention and Cure, Insects and Insecticuides, Fungi and Fungicides; Vol VII, Farming Methods. -Soils, Fertilizers, Irrigation, Rotation, Buildings. Farmers Home and Education and the index. There were a number of printings, the earliest seems to be 1912. Extra postage is required for the set - please inquire

Title: The Farmer's Cyclopedia: Abridged Agricultural Records in Seven Volumes

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Categories: Gardening,

Edition: Later Printing

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday, Page & Company: 1917

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 9520

Keywords: Farming Agriculture Livestock