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Image for Sods, Soil, and Spades The Acadians At Grand Pré and Their Dykeland Legacy

Sods, Soil, and Spades The Acadians At Grand Pré and Their Dykeland Legacy

By: Bleakney, J. Sherman

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Montreal, McGill-Queen's University Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19240

ISBN: 0773528164

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ shows very light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar.; B&W Illustrations; 9.8 X 7.1 X 0.9 inches; 221 pages; "This is a detailed account of how early Acadian settlers turned the Grand Pre tidal marshes into fertile farming land. It also explores the unique and elegant engineering principles and practices used by the Acadians and looks at how their culture influenced their success in mastering this marshland region."" View more info

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Grain and Rail in Western Canada, Volume 1 Report of the Grain Handling and Transportation Commission

By: Government Of Canada

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Ottawa, Minister of Supply and Services Canada: 1977

Seller ID: 14079

ISBN: 0660010143

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear and scuffing of card covers, some foxing to page edges; A tight solid book. 2 foldout maps "Map showing present rail network Prairie Provinces - April 1977" attached to inside back cover. Charts and maps throughout. Appears to be signed by Hon. Emmett M. Hall Chief Commissioner, L.G. Stewart - Commissioner, R. Lehr - Commissioner, R. Forbes - Commissioner, J.M. McDonough - Executive Director and R.H. Cowan - Commissioner on both first and last pages of the report. Signatures appear to be done with a marker and show slight differences front and back.; Trade PB; B&W Illus... View more info

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The Origins and Spread of Agriculture and Pastoralism in Eurasia

By: Harris, David R.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Smithsonian Institution Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17850

ISBN: 1560986751

Condition: Very Good


Card covers show light shelf wear, minor crease to top foredge on front cover. ; A bright, solid book, text unmarked. ; 9.80 X 7.10 X 1.60 inches; 594 pages; "Providing a continental-scale framework for examining the agricultural "revolution" from its inception nearly ten thousand years ago, contributors examine the transition to agriculture and pastoralism from seven different disciplinary perspectives, focusing on Southwest Asia, Europe, and Central Asia." View more info

Image for Iron Will  Memories of Vintage Tractors from the Readers of Farm & Ranch Living Magazine

Iron Will Memories of Vintage Tractors from the Readers of Farm & Ranch Living Magazine

By: Pabst, Nick & Roy Reiman & Reiman Publications

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Greendale WI, Reiman Publications: 1997

Seller ID: 18339

ISBN: 089821193X

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Light bumping of corners, remnant of small address label on front pastedown ; A bright, solid book. Glossy pictorial paper covered boards, color photos throughout.. ; Color Photographs; 11 X 8.40 X 0.70 inches; 162 pages; "Heartwarming, humorous and informative tales about tractor by the folks who owned, restored or learned to drive on 'em. " View more info

Image for Edenbank The History of a Canadian Pioneer Farm

Edenbank The History of a Canadian Pioneer Farm

By: Wells, Oliver N. & Marie Weeden & Richard Weeden

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Madeira Park, BC, Harbour Publishing: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19421

ISBN: 1550173030

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ and boards show very light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar.; B&W Photographs; 11.0 X 8.7 X 0.9 inches; 186 pages; "A richly illustrated chronicle that captures more than a century of life on a landmark Fraser Valley farm. This fascinating account details farming methods of a bygone era and all the toil, triumph and tragedy behind the establishment of a championship dairy herd. When Allen Casey Wells passed through the valley of the Chilliwack River en route to the Cariboo goldfields in the spring of 1862, he observed some lush natural meadows on the prairie. Sever... View more info