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Welding Helps for Farmers

By: N/A

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Cleveland, OH, James F. Lincoln Arc Welding Foundation: 1948

Seller ID: 135073

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 431 pages. Many b&w photos. View more info

Metis outpost: Memoirs of the first schoolmaster at the Metis settlement of Kelly Lake, B.C., 1923-1925

By: Andrews, G. S

Price: $18.75

Publisher: U.S.A., By Author: 1985

Seller ID: 137025

ISBN: 0969216904

Condition: Near Fine


Book shows very light shelf wear only to cover corners. Creaseless covers and spine, square, solid binding, text/interior is clean, neat and free of marking of any kind. 340 pages in oversize format with maps, b&w photos, drawings, ; Gerry Andrews, former Surveyor General and Boundaries Commissioner for British Columbia, writes of his time as a young schoolmaster to the Metis people at Kelly Lake, the way they lived, a Kelly Lake Metis genealogy, and the changes he witnessed on numerous travels through the area in later years. Subjects include the John Bennett tragedy, Archival material, Cr... View more info

Metis outpost: Memoirs of the first schoolmaster at the Metis settlement of Kelly Lake, B.C., 1923-1925

By: Andrews, G. S

Price: $18.75

Publisher: U.S.A., By Author: 1985

Seller ID: 137026

ISBN: 0969216904

Condition: Near Fine


Book shows very light shelf wear only to cover corners. Creaseless covers and spine, square, solid binding, text/interior is clean, neat and free of marking of any kind. 340 pages in oversize format with maps, b&w photos, drawings, ; Gerry Andrews, former Surveyor General and Boundaries Commissioner for British Columbia, writes of his time as a young schoolmaster to the Metis people at Kelly Lake, the way they lived, a Kelly Lake Metis genealogy, and the changes he witnessed on numerous travels through the area in later years. Subjects include the John Bennett tragedy, Archival material, Cr... View more info

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The Log Cabin: Homes of the North American Wilderness

By: Bealer, Alex W.; Ellis, John O.

Price: $8.41

Publisher: N Y, Crown Publishers, Inc.: 1978

Seller ID: 136661

ISBN: 0517533790

Condition: Very Good


Long inscription from previous owner on endpaper; otherwise clean and unmarked. 192 pages. Oblong format: 10 1/4"w x 8 7/8"h. Many b&w and color photos. Contents: Beginnings; Cabin Floor Plans; Log Outbuildings and Fences; Cabin Construction; Log Cabin Living; The Log Cabin Revival; Bibliography; Index. View more info

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A Mountain Year: Nature Diary of a Wilderness Dweller

By: Czajkowski, Chris

Price: $7.84

Publisher: Madeira Park, British Columbia, Canada, Harbour Pub Co: 2009

Seller ID: 126147

ISBN: 155017441X

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked. 176 pages. Many color illustrations. View more info

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Timber-Frame Houses (Great Houses)

By: Fine Homebuilding

Price: $14.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Taunton Press: 1996

Seller ID: 133333

ISBN: 156158150X

Condition: Very Good


Book shows very light shelf wear only, no tears, little edge wear, straight page block, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 160 pages, heavily illustrated. Chapters include Timber frame layout, Sizing roughsawn joists and beams, Solo timber raisind, Raising heavy timber , Cruck house, Stress - skin panels, Bowstring trusses, etc. In business for 20 years, we provide excellent customer service and pack in shipping material appropriate to assure you purchase arrives undamaged. View more info

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Farms of Tomorrow Revisited: Community Supported Farms, Farm Supported Communities

By: Groh, Trauger M.; McFadden, Steven

Price: $7.84

Publisher: U.S.A., Biodynamic Farming and Gardening Association: 1998

Seller ID: 134206

ISBN: 0938250132

Condition: Fine


Brand new book in excellent condition in every respect. No flaws. Text/interior is free of marking of any kind. In business for 21 years, we provide excellent and responsive customer service and ship in padded packing material. View more info

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Lifting the Lid

By: Harper, Peter; Halestrap, Louise

Price: $8.41

Publisher: U.S.A., Centre for Alternative Technologies: 2001

Seller ID: 137216

ISBN: 1898049793

Condition: Near Fine


Book shows very light shelf wear only with creaseless covers and spine, sharp corners on the covers. Text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 154 pages, many photos, how-to diagrams. View more info

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Drinking Water: Refreshing Answers to All Your Questions (Louise Lindsey Merrick Natural Environment Series)

By: James Symons

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Texas A&M University Press: 1995

Seller ID: 143714

ISBN: 0890966591

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition, as new. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Sections on Germs, chemicals, lead, flouride, chlorine, aluminum, radon, taste and odor, appearance, treatment, hard and soft, bottled, cost, quality, regulaiton and testing. View more info

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Basic Essentials Edible Wild Plants & Useful Herbs, 2nd (Basic Essentials Series)

By: Jim Meuninck

Price: $12.95

Publisher: FalconGuides: 1999

Edition: 2nd Ed.

Seller ID: 145374

ISBN: 0762704799

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Color photos throughout, 71 pages, lists 100 of the most nutritious wild plants and useful herbs in the contiguous U.S. View more info

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Build Your Own Stone House: Using the Easy, Slipform Method

By: Karl Schwenke; Sue Schwenke

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Charlotte, Vermont, Garden Way Publishing: 1976

Seller ID: 135074

ISBN: 0882660713

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 156 pages. Many b&w illustrations. View more info

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Fireplaces - Owner Builders Guide

By: Kern, Ken and Steve Magers

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N Y, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1978

Seller ID: 143603

ISBN: 068415885X

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 192 pages. Many b&w photos and illustrations. Contents: Fireplace Development, The Chimney Effect, Building Materials, Preparation, Radiant Fireplaces, Air Circulating Fireplaces, Heat Recovery, Water Circulating Fireplaes, Multi-opening Fireplaces, Compound Fireplaces, Firespaces. View more info

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Wise Acres: Free-Range Reflections on the Rural Route

By: Kluckner, Michael

Price: $6.38

Publisher: U.S.A., Raincoast Book Dist Ltd: 2001

Seller ID: 139462

ISBN: 1551923041

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. View more info

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Wise Acres: Free-Range Reflections on the Rural Route

By: Kluckner, Michael

Price: $9.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Raincoast Book Dist Ltd: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 143557

ISBN: 1551923041

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition, appears unread. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Previous owner's inscription at upper corner of front endpaper, signed by author at half title page. View more info

Tribal Living Book, The

By: Levinson, David;Sherwood, David

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Boulder, Colorado, U.S.A., Johnson Books: 1984

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 112542

ISBN: 0933472846

Condition: Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Slight water damage and staining to first few pages. 222 pages. Many illustrations. View more info

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Building With Logs

By: MacKay, Alan

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Prince George, BC, B. Allan Mackie & Ida Mary Mackie: 1976

Seller ID: 130202

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 76 pages. Many b&w photos and illustrations. Oblong format: 12 1/2"w x 9 1/2"h. Plastic comb binding. View more info

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Log House Plans

By: MacKie, B. Allan

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Pender Island, British Columbia, Canada, Log House Pub Co Ltd: 1979

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 132128

ISBN: 0920270301

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. . Large, oblong format with a great many architectural drawings, mechanical drawings. Approx. 45 plans with elevations, cross sections etc. 195 pages with sections on sill logs, wall logs, partitions, door & window openings, 2nd floor joists, etc. View more info

Saving the Soil: The New American Farmer

By: Mader, Jerry

Price: $17.95

Publisher: Tolt River Press: 2009

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 139220

ISBN: 0982024614

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition with very minor shelf wear only. Binding is solid and square, covers and spine are creaseless, exterior shows no other blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 351 pages, b&w photos. Inscribed on title page by author. View more info

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Cloudburst 1: Handbook of Rural Skills and Technology

By: Marks, Vic (ed.)

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Cloudburst Press: 1977

Edition: Revised 2nd Ed.

Seller ID: 138062

Condition: Fair


Book is in fair condition; binding has separated in center of volume. Covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket has several small (< 1") closed tears at upper edge, fading to spine, general scuffing. Some confusion re this book, because this volume is called "Cloudburst 1 & 2" but is only Vol. 1 to page 127 only. Apparently there is a 2nd volume to this set, this is only Vol. 1. Packed with homesteading info of all kinds with lavish how-to illustrations and mechanical drawings on subjects such as ... View more info

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Cloudburst: Handbook of Rural Skills and Technology

By: Marks, Vic (ed.)

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Cloudburst Press: 1974

Seller ID: 144837

Condition: Good


Book shows light wear to covers only, back cover has stains, a little edge wear. Text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Fragile binding. Packed with homesteading info of all kinds with lavish how-to illustrations and mechanical drawings on subjects such as building a 16 ft. personal dome, splitting shakes, pit privies, poultry housing, sauna, harnessing the small stream, water wheel design, Michell turbine, wooden undershot wheel, overshot wheel, frost damage prevention, gravity feed water supply, beehive defense, Indian berry picker, solar dryer, juice press, preserving ... View more info