Breeding & Improvement of Farm Animals

This third edition, sixth impression, of Breeding and Improvement of Farm Animals by Victor Arthur Rice was published in 1942, and found in the homesteading section of the Maine Bookhouse in Oxford, ME. This book was part of the McGraw-Hill publications in the agricultural sciences, a series published between 1917 and 1937. Rice was a…

Farm Festivals

This 1881 first edition of Farm Festivals by poet Will Carleton was purchased at the Scranberry Coop in Andover, NJ, and was published eight years after his popular collection Farm Ballads (1873).

Farm Legends

Will Carleton, a poet who wrote about life in rural America, compiled Farm Legends to follow his successful anthology Farm Ballads. Carleton followed with others like it, including Farm Festivals (1881), City Ballads (1885), City Legends (1889) and City Festivals (1892). This copy was published in 1887 and purchased at Pegasus Antiques in Chester, NJ.