NZ Smallholding, Farming, Agriculture & Horticulture

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THE NEW COMPLETE BOOK OF SELF-SUFFIENCY
John Seymour
ISBN9780241352465
$55.00

A beautiful new edition of "The Classic Guide for Realists and Dreamers." Chapters on food from the garden, the fields and from animals, the dairy, the kitchen, Brewing and wine-making, craft and skills and energy and waste. This substantial and classic work on self-sufficiency is comprehensively illustrated with informative drawings and fine colour linocuts. An iconic and must have title.

Dorling Kindersley Ltd., London, 2019. Hardback, no dust jacket as issued. 408 pages. NEW 


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AGRICULTURAL ORGANIZATION IN NEW ZEALAND
H Belshaw, D O Williams, F B Stephens, E J Fawcett and H R Rodwell
51029053
$47.50

A Survey of land utilization, farm organization finance and marketing. All aspects of agricultural production including forestry, and processing and marketing of produce.

New Zealand Institute of Pacific Relations / Melbourne University Press, Mlebourne, 1936. Hardback with no dust jacket. 818 pages. SECONDHAND


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A HISTORY OF FARM IMPLEMENTS AND IMPLEMENT FIRMS IN NEW ZEALAND
B L Evans
510201021
$75.00

This work traces the main changes in farm implements used or manufactured in New Zealand. From horse drawn to tractor powered. With some photographs.

Fisher Printing Co. Ltd., Feilding, 1956. Hardback with no dust jacket. 104 pages. SECONDHAND


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AN APPETITE FOR WONDER Cawthron Institute 1921-2011
Dierdre Mackay
ISBN9780473195885
$47.50

History of the Cawthron Institute published for the 90th anniversary. Details the establishment and subsequent staff and developments at the agricultural research Institute.

Cawthron Institute, Nelson, 2011. Hardback with dust jacket. 232 pages. SECONDHAND


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TELFORD FARM TRAINING INSTITUTE THE FIRST 25 YEARS
A W (Bill) Thomson
710230114
$35.00

The history of this Otago agricultural training institute, established in 1965.

A W Thomson, 1990. Softback. 143 pages. SECONDHAND


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McMEEKAN, A BIOGRAPHY
Gordon McLauchlan
ISBN0340245417
$30.00

Dr Campbell McMeekan 1908-1972, Cambridge trained agricultural science researcher and head of Ruakura Agricultural Research Station. Later an associate director of the World Bank.

Hodder and Stoughton, Auckland, 1982. Hardback with dust jacket. 242 pages. SECONDHAND


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PLANT BREEDING IN NEW ZEALAND
Edited by G S Wratt and H C Smith
ISBN0409701378
$55.00

A history of the selection and breeding history of crop, pasture, horticultural, onamental, forestry and soil conservation plants.

Butterworths / DSIR, Wellington, 1983. Softback. 309 pages. SECONDHAND


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PIONEER NURSEYMEN OF NEW ZEALAND
Allen Hale
2011012705
$75.00

Describes the early horticulturists  of Wellington, Nelson, Auckland, Otago, Taranaki, Hawke's Bay, Wanganui, Palmerston North and Canterbury. Compiled for the 50th anniversary of the New Zealand Horticultural Trades Association Inc.

A.H. & A.W. Reed, Wellington, 1955. Hardback with dust jacket. Illustrated. 188 pages. SECONDHAND


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75 YEARS OF MARKET GARDENERS LIMITED
Colin C East
ISBN0473055236
$47.50

The history of the firm and the people who helped with its success.

Market Gardeners Limited, Christchurch, 1998. Hardback with dust jacket. 236 pages. SECONDHAND


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FRUITFUL FIELDS The development of New Zealand's Fruitgrowing Industry 1966-1991
Rex Monigatti
ISBN0473013738
$25.00

A history of fruit growing and a celebration of 75 years of the New Zealand Fruitgrowers Federation. A follow up book to Fruitful Years. 

New Zealand Fruitgrowers Federation,Wellington, 1991. Hardback with dust jacket. 117 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE GOLDEN HARVEST
Patricia K. O'Shea
ISBN9781877161292
$42.50

An authorative history of New Zealand tobacco growing from the earliest plantings before 1840 untill the final surrender of the growers in Motueka in 1995.

Hazard Press, Christchurch, 1997. Softback. 224 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE OLIVE BOOK
Gareth Renowden
ISBN97809088128806
$37.50

This valuable book covers all aspects of setting up an Olive grove of any size and written expressly for Southern Hemisphere conditions.

Canterbury University Press, Christchurch, 1999. Softback. 146 pages. SECONDHAND


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EDIBLE TREE NUTS IN NEW ZEALAND
P B Bull, D I Jackson, S M Smith
91025012
$30.00

Department of Horticulture Bulletin 19 by Lincoln College. 12 species discussed with commercial crop production information. Typescript mimeograph with some drawings.

The Bookshop, Lincoln College, Canterbury. Undated (1980?). Softback. 92+xii pages. SECONDHAND


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THE GREENHOUSE AND HOOPHOUSE GROWER'S HANDBOOK
Andrew Mefferd
ISBN9781603586375
$55.00

An account of best practice for both large and small scale production of the eight most profitable crops. Organic vegetable production using protected culture.

Chelsea Green Publishing, Vermont, USA, 2017. Softback. 264 pages. NEW


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SMALL-SCALE GRAIN RAISING
Gene Logsdon
ISBN9781603580779
$45.00

An organic guide to growing, processing and using whole grains for gardeners and farmers. Covers all the basics from planting to harvesting and storing.

Chelsea Green Publishing, Vermont, USA, 2009. Softback. 308 pages. NEW


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THE DRAINING OF FARM LANDS
A W Hudson and H G Hopewell
510230411
$32.50

Massey Agricultural College Bulletin No. 18. A study of soil and the interaction with water, how to survey and drain agricultural land. Machinery for farm drainage (ditching and draining). Land drainage by pumping. Drainage of peat loams.Illustrated with photographs and diagrams.

Massey Agricultural College, Palmerston North, 1950. Softback. 184 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE WOOL TRADE PAST AND PRESENT
K G Ponting
510211621
$42.50

A history of the wool trade from beginnings in medieval England. Includes the 16th century boom, introduction of the merino breed, Australian merino flocks, pastoral development, New Zealand crossbreds, North and South American wool trade.

Columbine Press, Manchester, 1961. Hardback with dust jacket. 196 pages. SECONDHAND


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WOOL AWAY
Godfrey Bowen
510211622
$42.50

The art and technique of shearing by the world record champion shearer Godfrey Bowen. Mainly concerned with hand-piece shearing. Third revised edition.

Whitcombe and Tombs, Christchurch, 1963. Hardback with dust jacket. 191 pages. SECONDHAND


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BOARDS BLADES AND BAREBELLIES
Halina Ogonowska-Coates
ISBN0908636377
$45.00

An excellent social history of shearing and the wool trade in New Zealand. Shearing gangs, cockies and cooks. Tall yarns and true ones too.

Benton Ross Publishers Ltd., Auckland, 1987. Softback. SECONDHAND


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FROM THISTLE TO FERN
Eilidh MacPherson
ISBN9780950257921
$65.00

An exploration of the intimate historical links between Scotland and New Zealand especially in the sheep farming industry. Includes accounts of 10 South Island stations and 2 in the north, also the Scots of Waipu.

Farming Scotland, Isle of Skye, 2005. Hardback, no dust jacket as issued. 131 pages. SECONDHAND


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SHEAR HARD WORK
Hazel Riseborough
ISBN9781869404536
$42.50

The history of shearing gangs and champion shearers in New Zealand, From earliest colonial times to the current international shearing competitions.

Auckland University Press, Auckland, 2010. Softback. 350 pages. SECONDHAND


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SHEAR HISTORY
Edited by Ian F. Grant and Diane Grant
ISBN9780986459306
$37.50

50 years of Golden Shears competitions in New Zealand. As well as recording the Masterton sheep shearing event this covers the sheep and wool industry at home, and other events abroad. THIS BOOK will incur an additional postage charge to overseas destinations.  

Fraser Books, Masterton, 2010. Softback. 443 pages. SECONDHAND


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LAST SIDE TO GLORY The Golden Shears Open Championship 1961-1990
Des Williams and Margaret Way
ISBN0908790279
$42.50

A study of the first thirty years of the Golden Shears shearing competitions in New Zealand.

Hazard Press, Christchurch, 1991. Softback. 320 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE SHEARERS New Zealand Legends
Ruth Entwhistle Low with photography by Mark Low
ISBN9780143771166
$45.00

Interviews with old and new shearers from across New Zealand gives the history of the people and profession and a look at competition shearing.

Penguin Random House, Auckland, 2019. Softback. 287 pages. NEW


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FROM BUSH-BURN TO BUTTER
Eric Warr
ISBN0409787736
$37.50

Agricultural development in New Zealand, where the bush was burnt and replaced with dairying. A history of the establishment first of home dairies, and the development of the commercial firms.

Butterworths, Wellington, 1988. Hardback with no dust jacket. 168 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE WINES AND VINEYARDS OF NEW ZEALAND
Michael Cooper with photographs by Robin Morrison
ISBN0340358289
$30.00

The history and science of New Zealand viticulture with a survey of the regional vineyards of the time. Very well illustrated by Robin Morrison.

Hodder and Stoughton, Auckland, 1984. Hardback with dust jacket. 202 pages. SECONDHAND


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WINEMAKERS OF NEW ZEALAND
Dick Scott
310260022
$42.50

The interesting and colourful history of winemaking in New Zealand that laid the foundation for the international success the industry has achieved in the last few decades. Illustrated. Scarce.

Southern Cross Books, Auckland, 1964. Hardback with dust jacket. 100 pages, including appendix list of winemakers. SECONDHAND


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WINE IN NEW ZEALAND
Frank Thorpy
71028013
$42.50

A comprehensive account of the New Zealand wine industry at the time of writing, with some history of the introduction and development of viticulture.

Collins, Auckland, 1971. Hardback with dust jacket. 199 pages. SECONDHAND

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PINOT NOIR THE NEW ZEALAND STORY
John Saker with photography by Aaron McLean
ISBN9781869792794
$37.50

The story of Pinot Noir wineries around New Zealand and the reputation they have built around their produce. Details Wairarapa, Nelson, Marlborough, Canterbury and Otago wineries.

Random House New Zealand, Auckland, 2010. Softback. 296 pages. SECONDHAND


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MARLBOROUGH MAN
Allan Scott with Eric Arnold
ISBN9781775540571
$47.50

Memoir/ biography of one of the founding entrepreneurs of the New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc industry in Marlborough.

Harper Collins, Auckland, 2016. Hardback with no dust jacket. 287 pages. SECONDHAND


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CANTERBURY GRAPES AND WINES 1840-2002
Danny Schuster, David Jackson and Rupert Tipples
ISBN9781877251122
$30.00

The story of the development of the winerys of Canterbury with information on the industry in general as well as the individual vineyards.

Shoal Bay Press, Christchurch, 2002. Softback. 157 pages. SECONDHAND


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GENERAL VITICULTURE
A.J. Winkler, J.A. Cook, W.M. Kliewer and L.A. Lider
ISBN9780520025912
$55.00

A comprehensive and scholarly account of viticulture with emphasis on growing grapes in arid and semi arid conditions. A classic text.

University of California Press, Berkley, USA, 1974. Hardback with dust jacket. 710 pages. SECONDHAND


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BIODYNAMIC ORGANIC AND NATURAL WINEMAKING
Britt and Per Karlsson
ISBN9781782501138
$54.95

A comprehensive, well illustrated account of winemaking in the vineyard and the wine cellar. A valuable introduction to sustainable winemaking.

Floris Books, Edinburgh, U.K., 2014. Softback. 261 pages. NEW


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THE WINEMAKER
Kerry R Tyack
ISBN9781869799779
$32.50

George Fistonich and the Villa Maria Story. The family, the wines and the company that was at the forefront of commercial NZ wine production.

Random House New Zealand, Auckland, 2012. Softback. 368 pages. SECONDHAND


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GROWING EUCALYPT TREES FOR MILLING
Neil Barr
ISBN047304076X
$37.50

A practical guide to growing bluegums for timber on New Zealand farms. Selection of species, planting, silviculture, milling etc.

New Zealand Farm Forestry Assoc. Ltd., Wellington, 1996. Hardback with dust jacket. 140 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE WILD BUNCH
Joelle Thomson
9781869663001
$32.50

A look at 18 New Zealand winemakers and how they revolutionised the industry. The story of the individuals and their estates.

New Holland Publishers, Auckland, 2012. Softback. 191 pages. SECONDHAND


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PRACTICAL FORESTRY FOR THE AGENT AND SURVEYOR
Cyril E Hart
910230221
$37.50

All aspects of wood-lot forestry management and diversification, for pleasure and profit. The Second Edition.

The Estates Gazerre Ltd., London, 1967. Hardback with dust jacket. 440 pages. SECONDHAND 


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HEARTLAND STRONG
Edited by Margaret Brown, Bill Kaye-Blake and Penny Payne
ISBN9780995109599
$37.00

How rural communities can build and strengthen their economy, environment and social cohesion. Future challenges to rural life and how to handle them sustainably.

Massey University Press, Auckland, 2019. Softback. 239 pages. NEW


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IMPROVED GRASSLAND MANAGEMENT
John Frame
ISBN9780852362464
$45.00

A complete study of grassland management from a European source but applicable in any temperate climate. Includes soil fertility, weed management, silage, hay, legume crops, grazing, seed production etc.

Farming Press Books, Ipswich, 1992. Hardback with dust jacket. 351 pages. SECONDHAND


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AGRONOMY SOCIETY OF NEW ZEALAND Special Publ. 1,3,6,7,8,9
Edited by R B Wynn-Williams
ISSN01119184
$75.00

6 issues on various topics. Lucerne for the 80s, Potato Growing, Peas; management for quality, Grain Legumes, Wheat Symposium, limits to production and quality, Seed Development and Germination. Each item has a large marker pen name across the cover.

Agronomy Society of New Zealand, Christchurch, 1982-1994. Softbacks. Varied btween 80-160 pages. SECONDHAND


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PASTURE PERSISTENCE SYMPOSIUM 2011
New Zealand Grassland Association
ISSN01108581
$30.00

Papers on grassland research and practice presented at the Symposium in Hamilton in May 2011. Climate, pests, fertilisers etc. Grassland Research and Practice Series No. 15.

New Zealand Grassland Association, Dunedin, 2011. Softback. 230 pages. SECONDHAND


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RYEGRASS ENDOPHYTE; An Essential New Zealand Symbiosis
New Zealand Grassland Association
ISBN0473064200
$30.00

Papers on the effects of Endophyte infected pasture on livestock presented at the Symposium in Napier in 1999. Grassland Research and Practice Series No. 7. THIS COPY has some minor pen annotation.

New Zealand Grassland Association, Napier, 1999. Softback. 168 pages. SECONDHAND


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HERBAGE SEED PRODUCTION
New Zealand Grassland Association
910260923
$30.00

Proceedings of a conference held at Lincoln College, 13-15 Nov. 1979. Grassland Research and Practice Series No.1. Grass, clover and legume seed production.

New Zealand Grassland Association, Palmerston North, 1984. Softback. 122 pages. SECONDHAND