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The Contrary Farmer

By: Logsdon, Gene

Price: $12.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Green Publishing Company, White River Junction, Vermont: 1995

Edition: First paperback printing March, 1995

Seller ID: 1106

ISBN: 0-930031-74-1

Condition: Very Good


6" x 9". 240 pages. Book in very good condition. Seems not o have been read yet. In praise of the small family farm. Discussing the economics and mechanics of farming your own small farm. Cottage Farming. Our book number 1106. View more info

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The Contrary Farmer

By: Logsdon, Gene

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing Company, Chelsea Green Publishing Company: 1995

Edition: First paperback printing March, 1995

Seller ID: 17037

ISBN: 0930031741

Condition: Like New


9" x 6", 237 pages. New book, never read, some very minor shelf wear to edges and corners. Amusing guide to farming a family farm. Advice, suggestions, and humor. Our book number 17037. View more info

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Fine Furniture for the Amateur Cabinetmaker

By: Marlow, A.W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bonanza Books, New York:

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 13007

Condition: Very Good


Ex-Library, with stamps, stickers and dedications written in the front. Book is clean and very good. Dust Jacket shows fading to the spine, and wear and tear to the edges. a rip on the upper right corner of dust jacket. Oversize. Patterns and instructions for 14 projects. 435 illustrations. Publication date is given as MCMLV. Photography by I.B. Warner of Shadle Studio, York, PA. View more info

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Earth Ponds

By: Matson, Tim

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Woodstock, Vermont, The Countryman Press:

Edition: Second Edition, Revised and Expanded, Seventh Printing 1997

Seller ID: 26021

ISBN: 0881501557

Condition: Very Good


8" x 10", 150 pages. Second Edition, Revised and Expanded, Seventh Printing 1997. A new book with some aging to the edges and corners from shelf wear. The Country Pond Maker's Guide to Building, Maintenance and Restoration. A "bucolic art form." Our book number 26021. View more info

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The Original Birdhouse Book

By: McNeil, Don

Price: $15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Bird Watcher's Digest Press, P.O. Box 110, Marietta, Ohio 45750, 614.373.5285: 1993

Edition: Eighth

Seller ID: 1076

ISBN: 0914718363

Condition: Used - Like New


Eighth Edition, 1993. 112 pages. Chapters include: A Simple Birdhouse, One Swallow Does Not Make A Summer, The Martins, Tiny Tenants, Woodpeckers, Wood Ducks, Owls and Kestrels, The Shelf Nest Specialists, Predators and Competitors, Feeders and Extras, Baths and Beverage, Bluebirds Sing With Sadness, U.S. and Metric Measures, Birdhouses and Shelf Dimensions, Further Reading, and an Index. Our book number 1076. View more info

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Trailer Life's Full-time RVing, A complete Guide to Life on the Open Road

By: Moeller, Bill and Jane

Price: $12.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Trailer Life Books, Agoura, California: 1986

Edition: First

Seller ID: 36041

ISBN: 0-934798-14-1

Condition: Good


7.5" x 9.25". 340 pages. Clean text. Shelf wear. Spine not creased, pages secure. Live in your travel trailer. How to and where to. Our book number 36401. View more info

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Bean Blossom Dreams

By: Murphey, Sallyann J.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: United States, Hearst Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4048

ISBN: 0688123252

Condition: Very Good


8.5" x 5.75", 318 pages. Very clean copy of a first edition, no dust jacket. First person account of first-time farmers, homesteading memoir. Our book number 4048. View more info

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The Natural Foods Blender Cookbook

By: Nusz, Frieda

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New Canaan, CT, Keats Publishing Inc.: 1972

Edition: Pivot Edition

Seller ID: 11033

ISBN: 0879830220

Condition: Good


6.75" x 4". 227 pages. Crease in front cover, some foxing to block, paper slightly aged, spine not creased, text clean.The convenience of the blender plus the health benefits of natural foods. Our book number 11033. View more info

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This Country Life, Making the most of the simple life

By: Ogden, Samuel R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: United States, Rodale Press, Inc. Book Division: 1973

Edition: First Printing - February 1973

Seller ID: 17036

ISBN: 0878570527

Condition: Very Good


9.5" x 6.25", 207 pages. Very clean copy with complete dust jacket, clean text, some wear and tear to edges of dust jacket, never read. Ideas on farming, crafts, country school, and primitive Bed & Breakfast ideas, collected from previous publications beginning in 1946. How to move from the city to the farm and what to do when you get there. Our book number 17036. View more info

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Anza/Borrego Desert Guide Book, Second Enlarged Edition, Southern California's Last Frontier

By: Parker, Horace

Price: $20.00

Publisher: United States, Paisano Press, Inc. Balboa Island, California: 1967

Edition: First Edition, Third Printing 1967

Seller ID: 36075

Condition: Good


9.25" x 6.25", 141 pages. Plastic Ring Binding, one ring missing. Text clean and complete. All maps present. Publication of the California State Park System, Guide to the Anzo/Borrego State park including maps and a self-directed automobile tour of the Borrego-Salton Sea. Just don't drink the water at the local restaurant - kind of salty, at least it was when we were there in 1962. Excellent condition. Our book number 36075. View more info

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Peconic River Herb Farm Garden Planning Guide

By: Peconic River Herb Farm

Price: $3.00

Publisher: USA, Iron Horse Graphics, Ltd: 1993

Edition: First

Seller ID: 36069

Condition: Good


15 page pamphlet. 8.5"x 5.5". Guide lists Herbs, Sun Loving Perennials, Woodland Perennials and Ornamental Grasses. Our book number 36069 View more info

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Second Person Rural

By: Perrin, Noel

Price: $6.00

Publisher: United States, Penguin Books: 1981

Edition: 1981b

Seller ID: 1133

ISBN: 0140059202

Condition: Good


7.75" x 5", 152 pages. Significant foxing to cover and block. Book has clearly been on a farm. Text unmarked, binding sound, most wear is from being on a shelf. Creaseat hinge of cover, but none on spine. Humorous essays on the joys of part-time farming and rural living. Our book number 1133. View more info

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The Woman Gardener

By: Perry, Frances

Price: $24.95

Publisher: USA, Printed in Great Britain, Farrar, Straus & Cudahy NY: 1955

Edition: Book Club Edition 1955

Seller ID: 26016

Condition: Very Good


9" x 5.75", 384 pages. Very nice hardcover copy in excellent condition. Small tears to corners of dust jacket. Green cloth boards with gold title on spine. No marks in text. Gardening book written in the 1950s to appeal to the sensibilities of women by a woman. Our book number 26016. View more info

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The Language of Flowers, Penhaligon's scented Gardening Journal

By: Pickles, Sheila

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Great Britian, Harmony Books: 1992

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 36066

ISBN: 0517586797

Condition: Good


96 pages. 8.5"x 6.5". Flower gardens as depicted in artists paintings. Purportedly scented with Violetta. Clean, color prints. Stain on top of page block, otherwise like a new book. Each print has a blank page opposite for YOU to write your own thoughts. Our book number 36066. View more info

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Living By Your brush Alone

By: Piersol, Edna Wagner

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio U.S.A., North Light Books: 1989

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 3017

ISBN: 089134294X

Condition: Good


10" x 8", 120 pages. Some very slight soil to back page, minor wear to cover. Text clean. COMPLETELY REVISED AND EXPANDED, A step-by-step approach to making painting a full-time career. Our book number 3017. View more info

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A Place of My Own

By: Pollan, Michael

Price: $12.00

Publisher: United States, Delta: March 1998

Edition: March 1998

Seller ID: 1501

ISBN: 0385319908

Condition: Good


8" x 5.25", 321 pages. Clean copy. paper shows age, binding sound, no marks in text, minor scuffs to corners and edges. Philosophical and analytical look at building your own space, the history of architecture, and how we can make our own house from the ground up. Our book number 1501. View more info

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Yankee Magazine's Make It Last: Over 1,000 Ingenious Ways to Extend the Life of Everything You Own

By: Proulx, Earl

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Yankee Books,: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11700

ISBN: 0875962963

Condition: As New


New book, pages very clean. How to make everything you own last longer, maintenance and repair. Ingenious and creative approach. View more info

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Women's Guide to Household Emergencies

By: Reader's Digest

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Readre's Digest Association, Inc., Pleasantville, New York, 10570: 1973

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: 2407

Condition: Very Good


Tenth Printing. Household Emergencies, Plumbing, Electrical, Appliance Failure, Heating, Auto, Natural Disaster, Poison, Antidotes, First Aid. 48 pages. Discolored with age. Book like new. Five and three-quarter inches by eight and three quarter inches, cover bright orange with black and white letters. View more info

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The Oscillator At Work

By: Rider, John F.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: John F. Rider Publisher, Inc., 404 Fourth Avenue, new York City: 1941

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: 2014

Condition: Fair


The 1941 Rider manual for an early Oscilloscope. From the collection of a leading 20th century scientist. The author has this book "Dedicated to Florence who is still patient." After a life with an electrical inventor, i can see why Mr. Rider would need to apologise to poor Florence, who must have been patient indeed. This book has been in a flood @ 1960. perhaps more than one (there were three while the City of Tulsa got their act together with the sanitary sewer system). The owner carefully strung all the techincal books out in the sun on the clothesline, and some were pressed in book press.... View more info

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Helping Our Animal Friends

By: Rinard, Judith E.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Books For Young Explorers, National Geographic Society: 1987

Seller ID: 1125

ISBN: 0-87044-559-6

Condition: Good


8.75" x 11". 34 pages. Withdrawn from library. Sticky on front cover from removal of library stickers. Pocket inside front cover. Library stamps on endpapers. Clean text, no marks in text. Some scuffing to surface of covers, but book in good condition. Caring for pets, domestic animals and wildlife. Children's introduction to interacting with live animals. our book number 1125. View more info