NZAgriculture

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Title

Sub-title

Author

Publisher

Published

Pages

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Condition

Price

Comment

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Arable Farm Crops of New Zealand

 

Claridge, JH

DSIR-Reed

1972

xiv 345

Small 4to

D-J Slight Insc FEP Near Fine

28

Revision of Hadfield's 1952 work; very detailed

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32.000000

36.000000

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New Zealand Agriculture

 A Story of the past 150 years

Cross, Peter (ed)

NZ Rural Press, H&S

1990

174p

Oblong 4to

D-J Near Fine

40

Heavily illustrated, a large format survey of the NZ farming-agricultural industry from 1840-1990, covering the struggle and the endeavour

5.000000

189.000000

51.000000

54.000000

59.000000

Two Shepherds who lost their sheep

 

Diack, Alan R

Montana Reflections

2007

84

8vo

P-B Fine

20

Author signed, with maps and illustrations, how four new breeds of exotic sheep were transported from the UK to New Zealand in 1972

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Guide to Tussock Grassland Farming

 

Floate, Mike (ed)

AgResearch, Invermay

1992

127

Oblong 8vo

P-B Signature TP VG - Near Fine

25

With illustrations and tables, a very useful guide to the development of pastures in the South Island High Country

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32.000000

Open Country

People and Places out of Town

Henderson, Jim (ed)

Reed

1976 (1965)

xvii 268

Large 8vo

D-J VG - Near Fine

18

Compilation of articles-stories from his popular radio series about NZ country life and people

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Roydon Downs

Returned Servicemen Settlers 1955, 1956, 1957

Hood, Joan (collator)

Roydon Downs Reunion Cttee

1998

132

4to

P-B Near Fine

48

With illustrations, maps and lists, a record of the families who settled the pumice lands of the Central Plateau after WW2, and the work they put in to make the lands grow

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The New Zealand Practical Agriculturalist

 

Hoos, Conrad

Mills, Dick & Co

1882

xiv (1 leaf) 390p (1 leaf) (8p ads)

Small 8vo

Green cloth binding, gilt decoration, rules, gilt titles spine Slight patch discolouration front board Bumped top, bottom spine, fore-corners  Light foxing EPs Plate of Riversdale Athenaeum front paste-down, rubber stamp top TP Light foxing FEs  VG

95

An early attempt to help further production of cash crops in New Zealand, of interest because of its age

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34.000000

Beef Cattle on Tussock Country

 

Hughes, JG (et al)

Lincoln College Press

1971

viii 270p

4to

P-B Fading spine VG

30

With maps, illustrations and tables, a practical but thorough compendium of all then relevant information on beef cattle production for profit in a tussock grass environment

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Our Land, Our People  in search of farming excellence

 

Hyland, Ross

Matata Enterprises

2018 2nd edition

272

4to

D-J Laminated boards Near Fine

55

With illustrations, a study of twenty-seven New Zealand farms and stations, their people and their methods of achieving farming excellence

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35.000000

75.000000

74.000000

78.000000

Pastures  their ecology and management

 

Langer, RHM (ed)

OUP

1990

vii 499p

8vo

P-B Ex-lib, with stamps etc VG

25

With maps, illustrations and tables, the grasslands of New Zealand, their pastures, plants, production and problems

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17.000000

34.000000

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38.000000

Molesworth revised edition

 

McCaskill, LW

Reed

1975 revised edition (1969)

(frontis) 298p

8vo

D-J (slight chips, in archival plastic) Prize plate FEP  VG

30

With illustrations and maps, the story of this, New Zealand's largest remaining pastoral farm, on the border of Canterbury and Marlborough

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35.000000

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Mesopotamia Station a survey of the first hundred years

 

Newton, Peter

The Timaru Herald

1960

(frontis) 55p (folding map)

8vo

Paper wrappers over card covers Slight repair spine Slight paper loss rear cover  Inscription HTP VG

45

With illustrations, a scarce book about Mesopotamia, the large station in the headwaters of the Rangitata

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Ten Thousand Dogs

 

Newton. Peter

Reed

1971

176

8vo

D-J Short inscription FEP VG - Near Fine

25

With illustrations, the author's tribute to the shepherd's right hand, the sheep dog, including dog-trialling

5.500000

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Celebrating Tara  a brief history of Tara Hills

 

O'Connor, Kevin F (ed)

NZ Institute of Agricultural Science

1998

viii 98p

8vo

P-B VG - Near Fine

25

With maps and illustrations, 50 years of agricultural research at Tara Hills, in the McKenzie Country

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Working Dogs  breeding, feeding, training and care

 

Rennie, Neil

Shortland Publications

1984

96

8vo

P-B Name whited out TP Slight rubbing spine VG

25

With illustrations, drawings and tables, how to work with dogs and make them work

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The Whatawhata Way

An integrated approach to hill country farming in NZ

Shimmins, Margaret (ed)

Agricultural Promotions Assoc

1982

xi (map) 74p

8vo

P-B VG

15

A study of this agricultural research unit and its approach to hill country farming

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Sheep  2 vols Pt 1: Sheep Husbandry Pt 2 Sheepfarming Development and Sheep Breeds in New Zealand

 

Stevens, PG

Whitcombe & Tombs

1960-61

(4p) 200p, (5p) 181p (3p)

8vo

D-J Cloth binding Signature FEP VG

35

With maps, illustrations and tables, the first comprehensive treatment of sheep management and breeding for New Zealand conditions, volume one the second edition

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Growing for Good  intensive farming, sustainability and New Zealand's environment

 

Stewart, Gord (ed)

Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment

2004

236

4to

P-B VG

28

With illustrations, a 2004 report which examines the environmental impacts and sustainability of more intensive farming in New Zealand, especially the use of synthetic nitrogen fertiliser and irrigation water, still very relevant today

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From the Hills with Vision

 

Wilson, Boyd ; Garland, Chris

The John Daniell Memorial Trust

2007

v (1p) 162p

Oblong 8vo

P-B Short crease top fore-corner VG

30

With illustrations, the story of the Wairere farm, and John Daniell, twenty years on from the original publication, and the wider world of farming politics and the future of New Zealand farming

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Farm  the spirit of rural New Zealand

 

Yarwood, Vaughan ; Gasteiger, Arno

Godwit, Random House

2006

288

4to

Laminated soft card covers  Near Fine

35

With luscious illustrations, studies of life on New Zealand farms in both North and South Islands

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