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BUCK; A Survivor of the Shut Down
Charleston, SC: Published/Printed by the author, 2012. Paperback. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 350 pgs. The worldwide economic catastrophe brought about by peak oil, the overuse of scarce resources, wars, government deficit spending and overpopulation has left human civilization decimated and in ruins. Most survivors across North America have banded..... More
BETTER NOT BIGGER; How to Take Control of Urban Growth and Improve Your Community
Stony Creek, CT: New Society Publishers, 1999. Paperback. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 175 pgs, b&w illustrations. Contrary to accepted wisdom, rapid urban growth can leave communities permanently scarred, deeply in debt, with unaffordable housing, a lost sense of community, and sacrificed environmental quality. This explodes the fundamental myth that..... More
A TINY HOME TO CALL YOUR OWN; Living Well in Just Right Houses
Good Earth Publications, 2004. Paperback. 6 x 9, 208 pgs, b&w photos, index, bibliography. Tells you how you can live in an attractive, aesthetically appealing, upscale house and you can have a home that is quality built, architecturally beautiful, highly marketable and profitable. More
ALMOST ALL ABOUT CHICKEN.
California. Paperback. 8 1/2 x 11, 16 pgs, illustrated. History, selection, benefits, storage, and, of course, great recipes! More
PIGEONS FOR PLEASURE AND PROFIT.
Golden Valley, MN: Foy's Pigeon Supplies, 1997. Revised. Paperback. 6 1/2 x 10, 64 pgs, b&w photos. A complete guide to pigeon raising. More
FAMILY AGRICULTURE; Tradition and Transformation
London: Earthscan Publications, 1994. Paperback. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 228 pgs, index, bibliography, b&w illustrations. Discusses world agricultural production and how both producers and consumers have been and will be affected by the way in which we produce our food. More
MORE 60-MINUTE GOURMET.
New York: Times Books/The New York Times, 1981. Hardcover. 6 x 9, 296 pgs, index, introduction by Craig Claiborne. More gourmet recipes and menus that reach absolute perfection in a matter of minutes. Now includes desserts. More
DOWN IN THE GARDEN.
San Rafael, CA: Cedco Publishing, 1996. Reprint. Hardcover. 11 x 12, about 100 pages, color photos throughout. A good copy of Geddes whimsical photos of babies. More
ORNAMENTALS FOR NEW MEXICO.
Las Cruces, NM: New Mexico Agricultural Extension Service, 1950. Paperback. 6 x 9, 48 pgs, b&w photos, charts. An interesting and useful agricultural research study report. More
THE CONSUMER BIBLE.; 1001 Ways to Shop Smart.
New York: Workman Publishing, 1995. Reprint. Paperback. 6 x 9, 656 pgs. Everything you need to know to get the best value on food, healthcare, home, clothing, repairs, lawyers, phones, vacations, banks, pets, and more. Tips to save you time and money. More
THE NEW GARDENER.
Minneapolis: National Home Gardening Club, 1995. Reprint. Hardcover. 8 1/2 x 11, 176 pgs, index, color photos throughout. Chapters include Garden Basics, Beds and Borders, Lawns, Paths and Steps, Container Gardening, The Edible Garden, and much more. More
WILLOW RUN FARM; An Ohio Memoir 1924-1935
FLowWOOLF Naturals, 2008. Paperback. 6 x 9, 300 pgs, b&w historical photos. The initial book in a trilogy, records the author's experience of growing up on a working farm in the rural Midwest during the Great Depression. More
WILLOW RUN POUNTRY FARM; An Ohio Memoir 1936-1941
DocJudy.com, 2010. Paperback. 6 x 9, 365 pgs, b&w photos. "This poignant oral history is a tribute to Byron and Blanche Woolf of Berlin Center in northeast Ohio who raised six children while weathering the vicissitudes of the Great Depression - only to find more privation during World War II..... More
ALL THE BACKYARD BIRDS; West
New York: HarperPerennial, 1998. First edition. Paperback. 4 x 6, 96 pgs, color photos throughout, some ink markings. Includes common birds of parks and roadsides: owls, hawks, swifts and swallows, songbirds, hummingbirds, gamebirds, doves, woodpeckers, and more. More
GROSSMAN'S GUIDE TO WINES, SPIRITS, AND BEERS.
New York: Scribners, 1974. Fifth Edition. Hardcover. 7 x 9 1/2, 564 pgs, index, b&w photos. Information on domestic and imported wines, classifications and regulations, vintage years, bar management and much more. More
GARDEN REWARDS; Member Insights & Ideas
Minneapolis: National Home Gardening Club, 1998. Reprint. Hardcover. 8 1/2 x 11, 144 pgs, index, color photos throughout. Includes container gardening, garden design, beating pests, starting seeds, improving your soil, tool essentials, plant societies and more. More
GARDEN TALK; Member Tips & Advice
Minneapolis: National Home Gardening Club, 1999. Hardcover. 8 1/2 x 11, 160 pgs, index, color photos throughout. Includes attracting friendly critters to the garden, vines and trellises, keeping critters out of the garden, seed starting strategy, composting and mulching ideas and more. More
HOW TO DO YOUR OWN PAINTING AND WALLPAPERING.
New York: Popular Science/Times Mirror, 1976. Reprint. Paperback. 6 x 9, 170 pgs, index, b&w photos. All sorts of information on painting and wallpapering, including finishing floors. More
THE DREADED BROCCOLI COOKBOOK; A good-natured guide to healthful eating, with 100 recipes.
New York: Scribner, 1999. First edition. Hardcover. 6 x 9, 317 pgs, index. In 1992, concerned citizens began subscribing to a quarterly newsletter called Dreaded Broccoli, begun by Barbara Haspel when her husband's heart attack prompted a radical overhaul of her cooking style. The newsletter -- like this book --..... More
PLANK COOKING; The Essence of Natural Wood
Portland, OR: Frank Amato, 2004. Paperback. 6 1/2 x 9, 152 pgs, color photos thorughout, spiral bound. Covers appetizers, vegetables, seafood, fish, beef, poultry, pork, wild game and desserts. There are recipe variations for ingredient substitutions, wood selections and alternate cooking methods. More
EVERY LIVING THING.
New York: St Martin's Press, 1992. Second edition. Hardcover. 6 1/2 x 9 1/2, 342 pgs. Tales of life as a country vet rendered in Herriot's famous style, with skill, grace and savor full of warmth, humor, drama, color and humanity. Damp wrinkling throughout. More
EQUIPPING YOUR HORSE FARM; Tractors, Trailers, Trucks & More
North Adams, MA: Storey Publications, 2006. Paperback. 8 1/2 x 11, 182 pgs, index, b&w photos. For any new horse farm owner who is interested in choosing the right equipment for common farm chores. An inventory of essential equipment includes desirable features, accessories, and how to make choices that avoid..... More
Milwaukee, WI: The Bruce Publishing Company, 1952. Second printing. Hardcover. 6 x 9, 127 pgs, b&w illustrations. A neat old book with instructions and drawings of how to make toys, tin can projects, electrical work, leather work, etc. Includes projects like: Making a Feather Glider; Weather Vane; Toy Engine; Totem..... More
HINTS, TIPS & EVERYDAY WISDOM.
Emmaus, PA: Rodale Press, 1985. Hardcover. 6 x 9, 388 pgs, index. Over 1,100 tips on health, food, fitness, car care, home energy, the workshop and much more. More