.
AGRICULTURE        


An American Boy Makes Good, Sees ChangesHis Life Through His Diaries
(A Box of Booklets).    Sampson, George G.  Manuscript on paper, in English: Collection of 26 diaries. Maine, Worcester, New York City: 1886–1912. 32mo to 16mo (4" x 2.5" to 6" x 2.75"). 26 vols.
$1700.00
Click the images for enlargements.

Domestic Ups & Downs in Ohio
(Another Diary . . . a Woman's Commentary).  Gallant, C[harles] S[purgeon], Mrs.  Manuscript on paper, in English. Delaware, OH: 1929–30 & 1937–38. 4to (21.27 cm, 8.375"). 2 vols. I: [84 (78 used)] pp. II: [240 (100 used)] pp.
$185.00
Click the images for enlargements.


Brunet: Belle Édition”Sole Italian EstienneTall Copy
Alamanni, Luigi.  La coltivatione di Luigi Alamanni al christianissimo re Francesco Primo. Parigi: Ruberto Stephano, 1546. 8vo (20.8 cm, 8.2"). [2], 154, [2] ff.
$1875.00
Click the images for enlargements.

Agriculture & Apiaries
Alamanni, Luigi.  La coltivazione et gli epigrammi ... e Le api di Giovanni Rucellai, geniluomini Fiorentini; colle annotazioni del Signor Dottor Giuseppe Bianchini. Venezia: Stamperia Remondini, 1756. 8vo (17.5 cm, 6.8"). Frontis., 96, [2], 280 pp.
$200.00
Click the images for enlargements.

The First Appearance ofCANNABIS on an American Book Cover?
Allen, James Lane.  The reign of law: a tale of the Kentucky hemp fields. New York: Macmillan & Co., 1900. 12mo (19.5 cm; 7.625"). vii, 385 pp. [9] leaves of plates.
[SOLD]
Click the images for enlargements.

Baily's Central American SurveyVolcanic Illustrations
Baily, John.  Central America; describing each of the states of Guatemala, Honduras, Salvador, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica; their natural features, products, population, and remarkable capacity for colonization. London: Trelawney Saunders, 1850. 8vo (20.7 cm; 8.25"). Frontis., xii, 164 pp.; 2 plts.
$625.00
Click the images for enlargements.

PromotingPLANTS to Cure What Ails You!
(Botanical Medicine).  Collection of nine commercial medicinal packets. Malden, Mass.: S.W. Gould & Bros., & three other companies, [ca. 1900–1910]. 9 boxes of various sizes (largest 7 x 7 x 3.8 cm; 2.75 x 2.75 x 1.5").
[SOLD]
Click the images for enlargements.

Quaint Rural Customs
Carleton, Will.    Farm festivals.   New York: Harper & Brothers, copyright 1881. 8vo. 167, [1], 6 (adv.)] pp.; 18 plts. (incl. in pagination), illus.
$50.00

The Little Sleeper & Paul's Run Off with the Show”
ILLUSTRATED
   
Carleton, Will.   Farm legends.   New York: Harper & Brothers, c. 1887. 8vo. 187, [1], 4 (adv.) pp.; 17 plts., illus.
$50.00

Old Buck Is Elected, but We Did Our Duty Here”
Clark, Erastus.  File of 10 Manuscript letters to Francis E. Clark. North Lansing, Owego, Geneva, & elsewhere in NY: 1847–58. Various sizes from folio to 12mo (30.5 cm, 12"; 18 cm, 7"). 33 pp.
[SOLD]
Click the image for an enlargement.

New, Useful, & Entertaining
Daboll, Nathan.  New-England almanac, for the year ... 1808 ... By Nathan Daboll. New-London [Conn.]: Pr. by Ebenezer P. Cady, [1807]. 12mo. [18] ff.
$75.00
Click the image for an enlargement.

CRANBERRIES
Eastwood, B. A complete manual for the cultivation of the cranberry, with a description of the best varieties. New York: C.M. Saxton, Barker, & Co., 1860. 8vo. Engr. t.-p., 120 pp; 9 plts.
$125.00
Click the images for enlargements.

French N.T. with Marlorat Notes & anILLUSTRATED CALENDAR
(French Calendar).  Calendrier Historial, & Lunaire. La Lune est nouuelle à l'endroit du Nombre d'or: & nous aluons 9. ceste annee 1566. Lyon: Pour Antoine Vincent, 1566. 8vo (12.1 cm; 4.75"). [16] ff.; illus. [bound with] Bible. N.T. French. [1564]. Geneva. [Le nouveau Testament, c'est à dire, la nouvelle Alliance de nostre Seigneur Jesus Christ. Reueu & corrigé de nouveau sur le Grec par l'aduis des Ministres de Geneve. Auec annotations reueuës et augmentées par M. Augustin Marlorat]. [Par Antoine Vincent, 1564; colophon: A Lyon: Par Symphorien Barbier]. 12mo. [30], 824, [24] pp. Lacks t.-p.
$3250.00
Click the images for enlargements.

The Yaks are Strong & Hardy
Gerard, Alexander.  Account of Koonawur in the Himalaya, etc. etc. etc. London: James Madden & Co., 1841. 8vo (23 cm, 9"). xiii, [3], 190, [2], [195]–308 (i.e., 310), xxvi, [2 (adv.)] pp.; 1 fold. map.
$1750.00
Click the interior images for enlargements.

Economic Development throughBetter RoadsCUBA, 1795
Jáuregui, Juan Tomás de.  Memoria sobre proporcionar arbitrios para la construcción de caminos en esta jurisdicción. En La Havana: en la imprenta de Estevan Bolona, 1795. 4to (25 cm; 10"). 12 pp.
$4850.00
Click the images for enlargements.

The Edible Plants of the WorldUpdated Edition
VEGETARIANS, PAY ATTENTION!
Lankester, Edwin.  Vegetable substances used for the food of man. London: Charles Knight & Co., 1846. 12mo (14.6 cm, 5.75"). 2 vols. in 1. vi, [5]–248, 260 pp.; illus.
[SOLD]
Click the images for enlargements.

A Balli-Printed Broadside with aJuan Pablos Woodcut Initial
(Buying a Lot of Cochineal!)
(MEXICAN “INCUNABLE”).  Notarial form.  Carta de poder. [Mexico: Pedro Balli, before 25 February 1594]. Folio 33.5 cm, 13.25"). [1] f. with integral leaf in manuscript.
$1925.00
Click the images for enlargements.

The Oneida Community's Official Newspaper
Noyes, John Humphrey, ed.   The circular. Brooklyn, NY: No publisher/printer, 1851–52. Folio (46 cm, 18.5"). 207, [1] pp.
$2875.00
Click the images for enlargements.

Breeding Neat Cattle
[Pennsylvania Agricultural Society].  Hints for American husbandmen, with communications to the Pennsylvania Agricultural Society. Philadelphia: Clark & Raser, 1827. 8vo (22.8 cm, 9"). [178] pp.; 3 plts. (of 4; also lacking frontis.).
$450.00
Click the images for enlargements.

Dealing Judicially withContraband Smugglers
Portugal.  Sovereign (1750–77, Joseph).  [drop-title] Eu El rey. Faço saber aos que este alvará virem: que tendo mostrado a experiencia as demoras, e embaraços, que ha, por occorrencia de outras dependencias, na execuçaõ das penas impostas aos contrabandos.... [Lisbon]: No publisher/printer, 1764. Folio (29 cm; 11.5"). [1] f., i.e., [2] pp.
$350.00
Click the image for an enlargement.

AMERICAN SERICULTURE a Possible Source ofRevenue?
Pullein, Samuel. The culture of silk: or, an essay on its rational practice and improvement. In four parts... For the use of the American colonies. London: Pr. for A. Millar, 1758. 8vo. Frontis., xv, [1 (blank)], 299, [1] pp., plt.
$1000.00

For the Entertainment & Instruction of YOUNG PEOPLE
Both Town & Country
Ramble, Robert [pseud. of John Frost].  Robert Ramble's scenes in the country. Philadelphia: Smith & Peck (pr. by Brown, Bicking & Guilbert; stereotyped by Murray & Joyce), 1841. 12mo (15.1 cm, 5.94"). Frontis., 143, [1] pp.; illus.
[SOLD]
Click the images for enlargements.

Jes' Looky Hyonder, Hey?
Riley, James Whitcomb.  Riley songs o'cheer. Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Co., [1905]. 8vo (20 cm, 7.8"). 195, [1] pp.; illus.
$75.00
Click the images for enlargements.

Three Plates with Cottage Designs
(Rural Housing Issues).  Third annual report of the directors of the Association for Promoting Improvement in the Dwellings and Domestic Condition of Agricultural Labourers in Scotland. Edinburgh: Pr. for the Association by William Blackwood & Sons, 1857.
$139.50
Click the images for enlargement.

War with England => Free Trade in American Corn & Wheat
Spain.  Laws, statutes, etc.  Real provision de su magestad, y señores del consejo, por la que se declara que el comercio de granos ultramarinos debe quedar libre.... Zaragoza: Imprenta Real, 1771. Folio. [4] pp.
$275.00
Click the images for enlargements.

Horse-Hoing”6NIFTY Fold-Out Plates
Tull, Jethro.  The horse-hoing husbandry: Or, an essay on the principles of tillage and vegetation.... London: Pr. for the author, and sold by G. Strahan, T. Woodward, A. Miller, J. Stagg, and J. Brindley, 1733. Folio (30.2 cm, 11.875"). [4], x, 200 pp.; pp. [201–202]. 6 fold-out plts. [bound with] Tull, Jethro. A supplement to the essay on horse-hoing husbandry.... London: Pr. for and sold by the author, and may be had at Mr. Mills's, London, at John Aitkins's, Esq, in Edinburgh, and at the Bear in Hungerford, Berks., 1736. Folio. pp. [203–205], 206–69; [1] pp.
$1500.00
Click the images for enlargements.

Horse-Hoeing” COBBETT's Introduction
Tull, Jethro.  The horse-hoeing husbandry: or, a treatise on the principles of tillage and vegetation, wherein is taught a method of introducing a sort of vineyard culture into the corn-fields, in order to increase their product and diminish the common expense. By Jethro Tull. London: William Cobbett, 1829. 8vo. xxiv, 466 pp., 1 plt. (included in pagination).
$300.00
Click the images for enlargements.

American WINE & More 1867
United States.  Department of Agriculture.  Report of the Commissioner of Agriculture for the year 1867. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1868. 8vo (23.5 cm; 9.25"). xix, [1], 512 pp., XXXVII plates; illus.
[SOLD]
Click the images for enlargements.

TheO'Gallala Trade Warfare for Farming?
United States. Treaties, etc. 1865–1869 Johnson.  Treaty between the United States of America and the O'Gallala band of Dakota or Sioux Indians. Concluded October 28, 1865. Ratification advised, with amendment, March 5, 1866. Proclaimed March 17, 1866. [Washington: publisher not identified, 1866]. Folio (29.6 cm; 11.625"). 6, [2] pp.
[SOLD]
Click the images for enlargements.

“A Treaty Was Made & Concluded at Fort Sully”
United States.  Treaties, etc. 1865–1869 Johnson.  Treaty between the United States of America andthe Sans Arcs band of Dakota or Sioux Indians. Concluded October 20, 1865. Ratification advised, with amendment March 5, 1866. Proclaimed March 17, 1866. [Washington: publisher not identified, 1866]. Folio (31.4 cm; 12.375"). 6, [2] pp.
[SOLD]
Click the images for enlargements.

Trees Bees & More
Vanière, Jacques.  Praedium rusticum. Editio nova longè auctior & emendatior. Tolosæ: Petrum Robert, 1742. 12mo (17.3 cm, 6.8"). [4] ff., 319, [7 (index)] pp.
$350.00

“To Write or Speak the Epilogue after Any Great & Grand Drama Is
by No Means an Easy Task
Whewell, William; Henry T. De la Beche; & Others.  Lectures on the results of the Exhibition, delivered before the Society of Arts, Manufacturers, and Commerce, at the suggestion of H.R.H. Prince Albert, president of the society. Philadelphia: Reprinted by A. Hart, late Cary & Hart (Printed by T.K. & P.G. Collins), 1852. 12mo (17.9 cm; 7"). [2], 463 pp.
$150.00
Click the images for enlargements.

See also, perhaps, GARDENING — click here.

Or click here for a database including
  not in PRB&M's illustrated catalogues . . .
     keywords, e.g. = AGRICULTUR, FARM, PLANTATION . . .
  possiblyexcepting the term, ALMANAC . . .
  if these are not wanted?

   Or, GO TO
OUR NEWEST ARRIVALS!

All material © 2021 
 The Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Company, LLC
PRB&M/SessaBks
PLACE AN ORDER   |   E-MAIL US   |   GO (BACK) TO TOPIC/INTEREST TABLE  
ALL OFFERS SUBJECT TO PRIOR SALE - GOOD HUNTING!