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Country Wisdom Almanac - 373 Tips, Crafts, Home Improvements, Recipes, and Homemade Remedies

Excerpted from Storey Publishing’s Country compiled by Amy Rost

Wisdom Library

Tess Press, 2012

brand new book - 316 pages

$9.95 includes media mail shipping

Reader’s Digest Back to Basics - How To Learn and Enjoy Traditional American Skills - Second Edition

edited by Norman Mack

Reader’s Digest, Fourth Printing, 1983

hardcover, 456  pages

excellent condition - pages are clean and crisp

front cover has a light scratch

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

...from a New England farm

by Clarence E. Hale

with photographs by Alice Moulton

vintage softover, 95 pages

Phoenix Publishing, 1975

very good condition - pages are clean and crisp

gift inscription on front end page

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

The Foxfire Book

hog dressing, log cabin building, mountain crafts and foods, planting by the signs, snake lore, hunting tales, faith healing, moonshining, and other affairs of plain living

edited with an introduction by Eliot Wigginton

vintage softcover, 384 pages

First Edition - collector’s item

Anchor Books, 1972

our price:   $10.95 plus media mail shipping

The Lore of the Land

by John Seymour

wonderful illustrations by Sally Seymour

Shocken Books, 1983

First American Edition

hardcover, 151 pages

excellent condition

our price:   $10.95 plus media mail shipping

Rural Wisdom

Time-Honored Values of the Midwest

by Jerry Apps

Amherst Press,

First Edition, 1998, third printing

softcover,  120 pages

excellent condition

our price:   $15.95 plus media mail shipping

Build-It-Yourself Homestead

by the Editors of Organic Gardening and Farming Magazine

Rodale Press, 1973

vintage softcover booklet, 96 pages

good condition

some age discoloration spots

our price:   $5.95 plus media mail shipping

Sundials - Their Theory and Construction

by Albert E. Waugh

Dover Publications, 1973

vintage softcover, 228 pages

very good condition

our price:   $6.95 plus media mail shipping

Home Power!

compiled by the editors of Organic Gardening and Farming

third printing, 1980

vintage softcover, 96 pages

very good condition

a few pages have small crease

our price:   $5.95 plus media mail shipping

Hobby Farm - Living Your Rural Dream for Pleasure and Profit

by Carol Ekarius

Hobby Farm Press, BowTie Press, 2005

softcover, 272 pages

very good condition

our price:   $14.95 plus media mail shipping

Fences, Gates and Bridges

A Practical Manual - 300 illustrations

by George A. Martin

Alan C. Hood & Co., Inc., 1992

softcover, 192 pages

new condition

our price:   $11.95 plus media mail shipping

Building Fences & Gates

How To Design and Build Them From the Ground Up

by Richard Freudenberger

Lark Books, 1997

softcover, 144 pages

like new condition

our price:   $8.95 plus media mail shipping

The Best of The Old Farmer’s Almanac

The First Two Hundred Years

edited by Judson Hale

Random House, 1992

softcover, 244 pages

good condition

our price:   $6.95 plus media mail shipping

Community Dances Manual Books 1-7

130 Traditional English and American Contras, Squares, Big Circles, Mixers, Waltzes, Polkas, and Marches

accompanied by 140 traditional tunes with guitar chords

Series Editor: Douglas Kennedy in association with the English Folk Dance and Song Society

new introduction, glossary, and bibiography/discography by Tony Parkes

A Dance Horizons Book

Princeton Book Company, 1967

former library book with usual library markings

vintage softcover, 128 pages

good condition - no marks or notes

$21.95 plus media mail shipping

Barns - THeir History, Preservation, and Restoration

texts and photographs by Charles Klamkin

Bonanza Books, 1979

vintage hardcover, 162 pages

interior pages - very good condition

dustjacket has tiny tear that has been taped

our price:   $12.95 plus media mail shipping

Deep in the Green - An Exploration of

Country Pleasures

by Anne Raver

Vintage Books, 1996

vintage softcover, 280 pages

very good condition

$6.50 plus media mail shipping

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Upcountry - Reflections from a Rural Life

by Robert Kimber

Down East Books, 1991

softcover, 168 pages

like new condition

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

The Old Farmer’s Almanac Sampler

edited by Robb Sagendorph

Ives Washburn, Inc., 1957

signed by author

antique hardcover,  306 pages

good condition considering age of book

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

Down on the Farm

A Picture Treasury of Country Life in America in the Good Old Days

commentary by Stewart H. Holbrook

pictures assembled and collated by Milton Rugoff

Bonanza Books, 1954

antique hardcover,  188 pages

fascinating vintage black and white photos

dustjacket shows light wear

good condition considering age of book

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

Country Acres

Country Wisdom for the Working Landscape

by David Larkin

Houghton Mifflin, 1998

hardcover,  160 pages

very unique book with wonderful photographs

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

Better Homes and Gardens Living The Country Life

Decorating - Gardens - Collectibles - Homes

edited by Gerald M. Knox

First Edition

Meredith Corporation, 1985

hardcover,  320 pages

very good condition

our price:   $5.95 plus media mail shipping

 

Little House in the Suburbs - Backyard Farming and Home Skills for Self-Sufficient Living

Grow your own food - Cook meals from scratch Keep bees, chickens, and goats - Make skincare

and house-cleaning products - Create heartfelt

gifts - build community spirit

by Deanna Caswell and Daisy Siskin

Betterway Home, 2012

softcover,  256 pages

good condition

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

The Compassionate Carnivore

Or, How To Keep Animals Happy, Save Old MacDonald’s Farm, Reduce Your Hoofprint, and Still Eat Meat

by Catherine Friend

Firt Da Capo Press Edition, 2008

hardcover,  291 pages

very good condition

former library book

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

More Essays of A Sometime Farmer -

Second Person Rural

by Noel Perrin

Penguin Books, 1980

152 pages

softcover, good condition

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

Cloudburst - A Handbook of Rural Skills &

Technology

by Vic Marks

illustrated by Ted Turner

Cloudburst Press, 1974

vintage softcover, good condition

our price:   $14.95 plus media mail shipping

Living on a Few Acres

U.S. Department of Agriculture

U.S. Government Printing Office, 1978

hardcover

432 pages - very good interior pages

$16.95 plus media mail shipping

Grow It! The Beginner’s Complete In-Harmony-With-Nature Small Farm Guide - From Vegetable and Grain Growing to Livestock Care

by Richard W. Langer

Saturday Review Press, 1972,

vintage hardcover, very good condition,

no marks or notes - all pages are without notes or writing

dustjacket shows slight wear

365 pages -

our price:   $14.95 plus media mail shipping

A Few Acres and Security

Your Complete Guide to Independence with

Little Capital and Lots of Contentment

by L.W. Steelman

Greenberg, Publisher, 1951

vintage hardcover, 332 pages

book shows wear

webbing is exposed and there is

toning of pages due to age

$14.95 plus media mail shipping

Cornell Field Crops Handbook

New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences - a Statutory College of the State University, at Cornell University, 1978

softcover, 160 pages - very good interior pages

$9.95 plus media mail shipping

The Encyclopedia of Country Living

Practical advice, invaluable information, and

collected wisdom for folks and farmers in the

country, city, and anywhere in between.  Includes how to cultivate a garden, buy land, bake bread, raise farm animals, make sausage, can peaches, milk a goat, grow herbs, churn butter, build a chicken coop, catch a pig, cook on a wood stove, and much, much more.

by Carla Emery

Sasquatch Books, 1994, Ninth Edition

oversized softcover, 858 pages -  good interior pages

$14.95 plus media mail shipping

The “Have-More” Plan

“A Little Land - A Lot of Living”

by Ed and Carolyn Robinson

Garden Way Publishing, 1973

vintage softcover, 70 pages -

good interior pages

$6.95 plus media mail shipping

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Two Acre Eden

Finding the Good Life on Your Own

Piece of Land

by Gene Logsdon

Warner Paperback Library,

First Printing, July 1972

vintage softcover, 206 pages -

pages are tanned due to age of book

$9.95 plus media mail shipping

Country Living - A Guide for City People

Buying property, remodeling a house, living

off the land, organic farming, and much more

by Jerome Belanger

Award Books, 1973

vintage softcover, 280 pages -

pages are tanned due to age of book

$6.95 plus media mail shipping

The Home Workplace

compiled by the Editors of Organic

Gardening and Farming Magazine

Rodale Press, 1981

vintage softcover, 127 pages -

good condition

$9.95 plus media mail shipping

The Homestead Kitchen & Cellar

A Guide to Living Off The Land

by Grant & Holly Gilmore

Lancer Books, 1973

252 pages

vintage softcover, good condition

our price:   $8.95 plus media mail shipping

Stillmeadow Sampler

by Gladys Taber

Parnassus Imprints, 1981

softcover, 282 pages

vintage softcover, good condition considering

age of book - a few pages have dog-ear creases

our price:   $8.95 plus media mail shipping

The Suburban Farmer’s Handbook

A comprehensive guide to growing and

preserving your own food and drink

by Jack Kramer

Doubleday & Company, 1977

vintage hardcover, 182 pages

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

Suburban Safari - A Year on the Lawn

by Hannah Holmes

Bloomsbury Press, 2005

hardcover, 182 pages

New Book!

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

Trees, Why Do You Wait?

America’s Changing Rural Culture

by Richard Critchfield

Island Press, 1991

gift inscription on first page

softcover, 271 pages

good condition

our price:   $8.95 plus media mail shipping

Maine Pilgrimage - The Search for an

American Way of Life

by Richard Saltonstall, Jr.

Drawings by Polly Warren

Little, Brown & Company, 1974

gift inscription on first page

vintage hardcover, 353 pages

interior pages - good condition

dustjacket shows light wear

our price:   $10.95 plus media mail shipping

Henry & Bettie - The Washington-Bedinger

Family Story

Homestead on the Prairie

by Mildred Bedinger Rhea

Winston-Derek Publishers, 1990

author’s copy

gift inscription by author on front end page

hardcover, 226 pages

very good condition

our price:   $16.95 plus media mail shipping

Country Wisdom Almanac - 373 Tips, Crafts, Home Improvements, Recipes, and Homemade Remedies

Excerpted from Storey Publishing’s Country compiled by Amy Rost

Black Dog & Levanthal Publishers, 2008

brand new book - 316 pages

$9.95 includes media mail shipping

Reminisce - Life on the Farm - a tribute to those working the land, tending the animals and living the wholesome lifestyle

edited by Catherine Cassidy

RDA Enthusiast Brands, LLC, 2017

like new condition

hardcover, 208 pages

$11.95 includes media mail shipping

A Study of Rural Society - Fourth Edition

by Jihn H. Kolb and Edmund deS. Brunner

under the editorship of William F. Ogburn

Houghton Mifflin Company, 1952

vintage hardcover, 532 pages

good condition - a few pages have markings

from where paper clips were used

wonderful vintage black and white photos

$15.95 includes media mail shipping

Whole Farm Planning

Ecological Imperatives, Personal Values and

Economics

Northeast Organic Farming Association

written by Elizabeth Henderson and Karl North

Northeast Organic Farming Association

Interstate Council, 2004

softcover, 92 pages

good condition

$8.95 includes media mail shipping

Why Farm

Selected Essays & Editorials

by L.R. Miller

softcover, 95 pages

$9.95 includes media mail shipping

Farmer Pirates & Dancing Cows

essays by Lynn R. Miller

Small Farmer’s Journal, 2006

softcover, 221 pages

like new condition

$14.95 includes media mail shipping

The One-Straw Revolution

An Introduction to Natural Farming

by Masanobu Fukuoka

New York Review Book, 2009

softcover, 190 pages

like new condition

$14.95 includes media mail shipping

The Suburban Farmer’s Handbook

A comprehensive guide to growing and

preserving your own food and drink

by Jack Kramer

Doubleday & Company, 1977

vintage hardcover, 182 pages

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

A Book of Country Things

told by Walter Needham

Recorded by Barrows Mussey

Stephen Greene Press, 1965

vintage hardcover, 166 pages

good condition

our price:   $8.95 plus media mail shipping

A Book of Country Things

told by Walter Needham

Recorded by Barrows Mussey

Stephen Greene Press, 1965

vintage hardcover, 166 pages

good condition

our price:   $8.95 plus media mail shipping

Down on the Farm

A Picture Treasury of Country Life in America in the Good Old Days

commentary by Stewart H. Holbrook

pictures assembled and collated by Milton Rugoff

Bonanza Books, 1954

vintage hardcover,  188 pages

fascinating vintage black and white photos

dustjacket shows light wear

good condition considering age of book

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

The Almanac of Rural Living

by Harvey C. Neese

William Morrow and Company, 1979

vintage softcover,  488 pages

good condition considering age of book

our price:   $12.95 plus media mail shipping

American Rural Life

A Textbook in Sociology

by David Edgar Lindstrom

The Ronald Press Company, 1948

vintage hardcover,  385 pages

good condition considering age of book

our price:   $14.95 plus media mail shipping

Self-Reliance Book One

A collection of ideas, articles, and stories from

Self-Reliance Magazine

Backwoods Home Magazine, 2016

edited by Jessie Dunning

softcover,  287 pages

like new condition

our price:   $11.95 plus media mail shipping

The Farm Book

text by Charles E. Roth

R. Joseph Froehlich

The Massachusetts Audubon Society, 1975

vintage softcover,  95  pages

interior pages - good condition

front cover has a line marking as shown in photo

our price:   $11.95 plus media mail shipping

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Pictures from the Country

A Guide to Photographing Rural Life and Landscapes

by Richard W. Brown

Camden House Publishing, 1991

hardcover,  144 pages

interior pages - good condition

our price:   $10.95 plus media mail shipping

The Outhouse Revisited

Photographs by Sherman Hines

Text by Don Harron

Firefly Books, 1996

hardcover,  93 pages

interior pages - good condition

our price:   $5.95 plus media mail shipping

Hills of Home - The Rural Ozarks

Photographs: Roger Minick

Writings: Bob Minick

Drawings & Etchings: Leonard Sussman

Ballantine Books, 1976

vintage softcover,  163  pages

interior pages - good condition - shows light wear

our price:   $12.95 plus media mail shipping

The Encyclopedia of Country Living

Practical advice, invaluable information, and

collected wisdom for folks and farmers in the

country, city, and anywhere in between.  Includes how to cultivate a garden, buy land, bake bread, raise farm animals, make sausage, can peaches, milk a goat, grow herbs, churn butter, build a chicken coop, catch a pig, cook on a wood stove, and much, much more.

by Carla Emery

Sasquatch Books, 1994, Ninth Edition

oversized softcover, 858 pages -

shows light wear

$13.95 plus media mail shipping

Country Wisdom

by David Larkin

Houghton Mifflin Company, 1997

hardcover, 160 pages

interior pages - good condition

beautiful photos

binding has been taped

no dustjacket

$6.95 plus media mail shipping

Reminisce - Life on the Farm - a tribute to those working the land, tending the animals and living the wholesome lifestyle

edited by Catherine Cassidy

RDA Enthusiast Brands, LLC, 2017

like new condition

hardcover, 208 pages

$11.95 includes media mail shipping

Upcountry - Reflections from a Rural Life

by Robert Kimber

Lyons & Burford, 1991

hardcover, 168 pages

some toning on outer edges of pages

gift inscription signed by author on title page

and inside cover

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

Hooper’s Pasture from Maine to Vermont

by John S. Hooper

The New England Press, 1982

vintage hardcover, 197 pages

good condition

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

The Face of Rural America

The 1976 Yearbook of Agriculture

U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1976

vintage hardcover, 284 pages

good condition

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

North of Now

A Celebration of Country and the Soon to

Be Gone

by W.D. Wetherell

The Lyons Press, 2002

softcover, 264 pages

good condition

our price:   $7.95 plus media mail shipping

The Green Year

by Barbara Webster

W.W. Norton & Company, 1956

First Edition

vintage hardcover, 270 pages

good condition

$18.95  plus media mail shipping

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Stone Work

Reflections on Serious Play & Other Aspects

of Country Life

by John Jerome

Viking, 1989

hard cover, 200 pages -

good condition

former library book

our price:   $11.95 plus media mail shipping

North Country

A Personal Journey Through the Borderland

Howard Frank Mosher

Mariner Books

Houghton Mifflin Company, 1997

softcover, 259 pages -

good condition

our price:   $6.95 plus media mail shipping