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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

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 Foxfire 6

shoemaking, 100 toys and games, gourd banjos and song bows, wooden locks, a water-powdered sawmill, and other affairs of just plain living

edited with an introduction by Eliot Wigginton

vintage softcover,  507 pages

First Edition - collector’s item

interior pages - good condition

cover is lightly spotted

Anchor Books, 1980

our price:   $10.95 plus media mail shipping

The Backyard Stonebuilder

Stonebuilding Projects for the Weekend Mason

Plans, Photos & Easy Step-By-Step Instructions

by Charles Long

Summerhill Press Ltd., 1985

softcover, 160  pages

excellent condition - pages are clean and crisp

our price:   $9.95 plus 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, Third Printing, 1981

hardcover, 456  pages

excellent condition - front cover has a tiny

“ding”

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

Down Home Ways - Old-Fangled Skills For Making Hundreds of Simple, Useful Things

by Jerry Mack Johnson

Greenwich House, 1984

240 pages

hardcover, very good condition

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

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

edited by Norman Mack

Reader’s Digest, 1999

456  pages

hardcover, interior pages are in very good condition

gift inscription is written on front endpage

letter “R” stamped in red on bottom pages of book

back cover has tiny taped area

our price:   $5.95 plus media mail shipping

Life in Rural America

edited by Robert Bredeen

National Geographic Society, 1974

vintage clothbound hardcover,

like new condition

no dustjacket

208 pages, no marks or notes

$6.95 plus media mail shipping

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The Forgotten Arts - Book Three

by Richard M. Bacon

Yankee Books, 1976

First Edition Stated

vintage softcover, 64 pages

good condition -

our price:   $6.95 plus media mail shipping

The Forgotten Arts - Book Two

by Richard M. Bacon

Yankee Books, 1975

First Edition Stated

vintage softcover, 64 pages

good condition -

our price:   $6.95 plus media mail shipping

The Forgotten Arts - Book One

by Richard M. Bacon

Yankee Books, 1975

First Edition Stated

vintage softcover, 64 pages

good condition -

our price:   $6.95 plus media mail shipping

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

edited by Norman Mack

Reader’s Digest, 1981

former library book with usual library markings

456  pages

hardcover, interior pages are in very good condition

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

The Golden Age of Homespun

by Jared van Wagenen, Jr.

American Century Series, Hill and Wang, 1963

former school book, 280 pages

softcover

some underlining and pen marks on cover

our price:  $4.50 plus media mail shipping

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Country Folklore - 1920’s & 1930’s...and that’s

the way it was

by Louise K. Nelson

autographed copy

softcover, 1997

signed by author with gift inscription

like new condition, 160 pages

our price:   $10.95 plus media mail shipping

The Golden Age of Homespun

by Jared van Wagenen, Jr.

American Century Series, Hill and Wang, 1963

280 pages

softcover

cover shows wear

outer edge of pages shows light soiling

our price:  $4.50 plus media mail shipping

Country Scrapbook - All About Country Lore & Life

by Jerry Mack Johnson

Simon & Schuster, 1977

vintage softcover -  fairly good condition 

cover is lightly soiled

320 pages -

our price:  $6.95 plus media mail shipping

The Seasonal Hearth -

The Woman at Home in Early America

by Adelaide Hechtlinger

The Overlook Press, 1986

hardcover-  good condition -

256 pages

our price:  $14.95 plus media mail shipping

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

edited by Norman Mack

Reader’s Digest, 1981

vintage hardcover

excellent condition

456  pages

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

The Forgotten Arts - Book One

by Richard M. Bacon

Yankee Books, 1975

First Edition Stated

vintage softcover, 64 pages

good condition -

our price:   $6.95 plus media mail shipping

The Forgotten Arts - Book Two

by Richard M. Bacon

Yankee Books, 1975

First Edition Stated

vintage softcover, 64 pages

good condition -

our price:   $6.95 plus media mail shipping

The Forgotten Arts - Book Three

by Richard M. Bacon

Yankee Books, 1976

First Edition Stated

vintage softcover, 64 pages

good condition -

our price:   $6.95 plus media mail shipping

The Forgotten Arts - Book Four

edited by Edie Clark

Yankee Books, 1979

second printing,

vintage softcover, 64 pages

good condition -

our price:   $6.95 plus media mail shipping

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

edited by Norman Mack

Reader’s Digest, 1981

vintage hardcover

excellent condition

456  pages

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

The Seasonal Hearth -

The Woman at Home in Early America

by Adelaide Hechtlinger

The Overlook Press, 1986

hardcover-  good condition -

256 pages

our price:  $14.95 plus media mail shipping

Traditional American Crafts

Colonial - Country- Victorian

Better Homes and Gardens, 1988

edited by Gerald M. Knox

hardcover-  very good condition -

256 pages

our price:  $14.95 plus media mail shipping

Foxfire 4

fiddle making, spring houses, horse trading, sassafras

tea, berry buckets, gardening, and further affairs of

plain living

edited with an introduction by Eliot Wigginton

Anchor Books/Doubleday, 1977

softcover-  496 pages

interior pages - good condition -

front cover is soiled and back cover is torn

our price:  $9.95 plus media mail shipping

The Forgotten Art of Building a Stone Wall

by Curtis P. Fields

an illustrated guide to Dry Wall Construction

edited by the Staff of Yankee Magazine

Yankee, Inc., First Edition, 1971

vintage softcover-   61 pages

like new condition

our price:  $10.95 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

some staining on cover

our price:   $10.95 plus media mail shipping

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Foxfire 3

Animal Care, Banjos and Dulcimers, Hide Tanning, Summer and Fall Wild Plant Foods, Butter Churns, Ginseng, and Still More Affairs of Plain Living

edited by Eliot Wigginton

Doubleday, 1975

softcover-  511 pages

interior pages - very good condition -

our price:  $12.95 plus media mail shipping

Home Life in Colonial Days

by Alice Morse Earle

The Berksire Traveller Press, 1974

vintage softcover  - 470 pages

good condition

our price:  $8.95 plus media mail shipping

Home Book of Taxidermy and Tanning

The amateur’s primer on mounting fish, birds, animals, trophies

by Gerald J. Grantz

Stackpole Books, 1969

softcover-  160 pages

interior pages - very good condition -

our price:  $10.95 plus media mail shipping

The Seasons of America Past

by Eric Sloane

Funk & Wagnalls, 1958

vintage hardcover  - 158 pages

good condition

mylar protective covering over dustjacket

our price:  $22.95 plus media mail shipping

Build Your Own Stone House

Using the Easy, Slipform Method

by Karl & Sue Schwenke

Garden Way Publishing, 1976

vintage softcover  - 156 pages

good condition considering age of book

two signatures on front endpage

cover shows wear

our price:  $9.95 plus media mail shipping

Reader’s Digest Country Ways

A Celebration of Rural Life

Editor-in-Chief - Barbara J. Morgan

The Reader’s Digest Association, 1988

First Edition

vintage hardcover  - 304 pages

good condition

our price:  $8.95 plus media mail shipping

Tan Your Hide!

Home Tanning Leathers & Furs

Special Section on Working with Leather

by Phyllis Hobson

Garden Way Publishing, 1977

vintage softcover  - 135 pages

good condition

cover shows slight wear

our price:  $7.95 plus media mail shipping

Clock Repairing as a Hobby

an illustrated how-to guide for the beginner

by Harold C. Kelly

New Win Publishing, 1972

vintage softcover, 124 pages

very good condition

our price:  $8.95 plus media mail shipping

The Forgotten Art of Building a Stone Wall

by Curtis P. Fields

an illustrated guide to Dry Wall Construction

edited by the Staff of Yankee Magazine

Yankee, Inc., First Edition,

13th printing, 1987

vintage softcover-   61 pages

former library book

worn condition

our price:  $9.95 plus media mail shipping

The Clock Repairer’s Handbook

by Laurie Penman

David & Charles, 1996

hardcover, 176 pages

very good like new condition

our price:  $9.95 plus media mail shipping

The Book of Country Crafts

On Working with Wood, Clay, Metal, Stone, and

Color, with Many New Recipes and Secrets of the

Crafts

by Randolph Wardell Johnston

A.S. Barnes and Company, Inc., 1964

vintage hardcover, 211 pages

interior pages - very good condition

former library book

our price:  $8.95 plus media mail shipping

The Forgotten Arts - Book One

by Richard M. Bacon

Yankee Books, 1975

First Edition Stated

vintage softcover, 64 pages

good condition -

our price:   $6.95 plus media mail shipping

The Forgotten Arts - Book Two

by Richard M. Bacon

Yankee Books, 1975

First Edition Stated

vintage softcover, 64 pages

good condition -

our price:   $6.95 plus media mail shipping

The Forgotten Arts - Book Three

by Richard M. Bacon

Yankee Books, 1976

First Edition Stated

vintage softcover, 64 pages

good condition -

our price:   $6.95 plus media mail shipping

The Forgotten Arts - Book Four

edited by Edie Clark

Yankee Books, 1979

second printing,

vintage softcover, 64 pages

good condition -

our price:   $6.95 plus media mail shipping

Carla Emery’s - An Encyclopedia of Country Living - Old-Fashioned Recipe Book

Buying Land-Growing Vegetables - Wood Cook Stoves - Canning &b Freezing - Baking Bread - Building a Root Cellar - Feeding & Breeding Livestock - Drying & Smoking Meat - Quilting - Tanning - Soap & Candle Making - And Much, Much More

by Carla Emery

Bantam Books, 1977

vintage softcover, 529 pages

interior pages - good condition -

cover is worn as shown in photo

binding has been taped

collector’s item

our price:   $23.95 plus media mail shipping

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The Salt Book - lobstering, sea moss pudding, stone walls, rum running, maple syrup, snowshoes, and other Yankee doings

edited with an introduction by Pamela Wood

Anchor Books, 1977

vintage softcover, 430 pages

good condition -

our price:   $12.95 plus media mail shipping

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

edited by Norman Mack

Reader’s Digest, 1981

vintage hardcover

excellent condition

456  pages

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

The Woodburners Handbook

Rekindling an old Romance

by David Havens

Harpswell Press, 1973

vintage softcover, 96 pages

shows some wear

our price:   $4.95 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

some staining on cover

our price:   $10.95 plus media mail shipping

Foxfire 2

ghost stories, spring wild plant foods, spinning and weaving, midwifing, burial customs, corn shuckin’s, wagon making and more affairs of plain living

edited with an introduction by Eliot Wigginton

vintage softcover, 410 pages

Anchor Books, 1973

good condition

our price:   $12.95 plus media mail shipping

Foxfire 2

ghost stories, spring wild plant foods, spinning and weaving, midwifing, burial customs, corn shuckin’s, wagon making and more affairs of plain living

edited with an introduction by Eliot Wigginton

vintage softcover, 410 pages

Anchor Books, 1973

good condition

our price:   $12.95 plus media mail shipping

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

edited by Norman Mack

Reader’s Digest, 1981

vintage hardcover

good condition

456  pages

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

The Stoneworker’s Bible

by J.M. Nickey

TAB Books, 1979, First Printing stated

vintage hardcover, 292 pages

interior pages - very good condition

embossed seal of former owner on title page

sticker removal marking on spine of book

our price:   $10.95 plus media mail shipping

Handcrafted Straw Hats

An Early American Home Industry

by June Kraft Garges

Kalil’s Printing, 1989

softcover booklet, 40 pages

interior pages - very good condition

our price:   $12.95 plus media mail shipping

Foxfire 4

fiddle making, spring houses, horse trading, sassafras

tea, berry buckets, gardening, and further affairs of

plain living

edited with an introduction by Eliot Wigginton

Anchor Books/Doubleday, 1977

softcover-  496 pages

interior pages - good condition -

front cover is soiled and back cover is torn

our price:  $9.95 plus media mail shipping

Foxfire 2

ghost stories, spring wild plant foods, spinning and weaving, midwifing, burial customs, corn shuckin’s, wagon making and more affairs of plain living

edited with an introduction by Eliot Wigginton

vintage softcover, 410 pages

Anchor Books, 1973

good condition

our price:   $12.95 plus media mail shipping

The Foxfire 6

shoemaking, 100 toys and games, gourd banjos and song bows, wooden locks, a water-powdered sawmill, and other affairs of just plain living

edited with an introduction by Eliot Wigginton

vintage softcover,  507 pages

First Edition - collector’s item

interior pages - good condition

cover is lightly spotted

Anchor Books, 1980

our price:   $10.95 plus media mail shipping

Foxfire 5

ironmaking, blacksmithing, flintrock rifles,

bear hunting, and other affairs of plain living

edited with an introduction by Eliot Wigginton

vintage softcover,  507 pages

interior pages - good condition

cover is lightly spotted

Anchor Books, 1979

our price:   $10.95 plus media mail shipping

Foxfire 3

Animal Care, Banjos and Dulcimers, Hide Tanning, Summer and Fall Wild Plant Foods, Butter Churns, Ginseng, and Still More Affairs of Plain Living

edited by Eliot Wigginton

Doubleday, 1975

softcover-  511 pages

interior pages - very good condition -

our price:  $12.95 plus media mail shipping

The Forgotten Arts - Book Four

edited by Edie Clark

Yankee Books, 1979

second printing,

vintage softcover, 64 pages

good condition -

our price:   $6.95 plus media mail shipping

The Forgotten Arts - Book Two

by Richard M. Bacon

Yankee Books, 1975

First Edition Stated

vintage softcover, 64 pages

good condition -

our price:   $6.95 plus media mail shipping

The Forgotten Arts - Book One

by Richard M. Bacon

Yankee Books, 1975

First Edition Stated

vintage softcover, 64 pages

good condition -

our price:   $6.95 plus media mail shipping

The Forgotten Arts - Book Three

by Richard M. Bacon

Yankee Books, 1976

First Edition Stated

vintage softcover, 64 pages

good condition -

our price:   $6.95 plus media mail shipping

The Forgotten Arts - Book Five

edited by Clarissa M. Silitch

Yankee Books, 1991

First Edition Stated

softcover, 64 pages

good condition -

our price:   $6.95 plus media mail shipping

The Forgotten Arts - Book Two

by Richard M. Bacon

Yankee Books, 1975

First Edition Stated

vintage softcover, 64 pages

good condition -

our price:   $6.95 plus media mail shipping

Foxfire 3

Animal Care, Banjos and Dulcimers, Hide Tanning, Summer and Fall Wild Plant Foods, Butter Churns, Ginseng, and Still More Affairs of Plain Living

edited by Eliot Wigginton

Doubleday, 1975

softcover-  511 pages

interior pages - very good condition -

our price:  $12.95 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

Anchor Books, 1972

our price:   $10.95 plus media mail shipping

Foxfire 4

fiddle making, spring houses, horse trading, sassafras

tea, berry buckets, gardening, and further affairs of

plain living

edited with an introduction by Eliot Wigginton

Anchor Books/Doubleday, 1977

softcover-  496 pages

interior pages - good condition -

our price:  $10.95 plus media mail shipping

Handbook of Knots & Splices and Other Work

With Hempen and Wire Ropes

by Charles E. Gibson

Emerson Books, Inc., 1972

vintage hardcover-  152 pages

interior pages - good condition -

no dustjacket

our price:  $13.95 plus media mail shipping

Household Tools and Tasks

In the Days of Self-Sufficiency:  Baking - Butchering-

Washing - Ironing - Sewing - Cooking - Cleaning -

Preserving

by Elmer L. Smith

Applied Arts Publishers, 1979

vintage softcover-  32 pages

interior pages - good condition -

our price:  $4.95 plus media mail shipping

A Reverence for Wood

by Eric Sloane

First Ballantine Books Edition, 1973

vintage softcover-  113 pages

interior pages - very good condition -

our price:  $8.95 plus media mail shipping

Early Tools and Equipment

by Elmer L. Smith

photography by Mel Horst

Applied Arts Publishers, 1973

vintage softcover- 32 pages

interior pages - very good condition -

our price:  $6.95 plus media mail shipping

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

edited by Norman Mack

Reader’s Digest, 1981

vintage hardcover

good condition

456  pages

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

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

edited by Norman Mack

Reader’s Digest, 1981

vintage hardcover

good condition

456  pages

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

The Making of Tools

by Alexander G. Weygers

Van Nostrand Reinhold Company,

vintage softcover, 93 pages

good condition

our price:   $12.95 plus media mail shipping

Yankees Remember ... How It Used to Be

From the pages of Yankee Magazine, stories

& pictures of good old days in New England as remembered by old-time Yankees

edited by Clarissa M. Silitch

Yankee, Inc., 1976

vintage softcover

front cover is soiled

176  pages

our price:   $4.50 plus media mail shipping

The Old-Time Art of Thrift

edited by Ken Tate

House of White Birches, 1997

hardcover,  160 pages

our price:   $4.95 plus media mail shipping

The Old-Time Art of Country Wisdom

edited by Ken & Janice Tate

House of White Birches, 2001

hardcover,  160 pages

our price:   $4.95 plus media mail shipping

Good Old Days on the Farm

edited by Ken Tate

House of White Birches, 1996

hardcover,  160 pages

our price:   $4.95 plus media mail shipping

Good Old Days in the Kitchen

edited by Ken and Janice Tate

House of White Birches, 1998

hardcover,  160 pages

our price:   $4.95 plus media mail shipping

Foxfire 2

ghost stories, spring wild plant foods, spinning and weaving, midwifing, burial customs, corn shuckin’s, wagon making and more affairs of plain living

edited with an introduction by Eliot Wigginton

vintage softcover, 410 pages

Anchor Books, 1973

good condition

gift inscription on front endpage

our price:   $12.95 plus media mail shipping

Storey’s Basic Country Skills

A Practical Guide to Self-Reliance

edited by Deborah Burns

Storey Books, 1999

softcover,  564 pages

book shows wear

our price:   $14.95 plus media mail shipping

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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

some very light staining on cover

our price:   $10.95 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

one small stain on cover

our price:   $10.95 plus media mail shipping

Forgotten Arts - Wall Stenciling

by Richard M. Bacon

Yankee Books, 1991

softcover, 118 pages

front cover has a small crease in cover

our price:   $5.95 plus media mail shipping

Sometimes A Shining Moment:

The Foxfire Experience

Twenty years Teaching in a High School Classroom

by Eliot Wigginton

Anchor Press, 1985

vintage hardcover, 438 pages

interior pages - good condition

dustjacket shows wear

our price:   $12.95 plus media mail shipping

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

edited by Norman Mack

Reader’s Digest, 1981

vintage hardcover

good condition

456  pages

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

The New Handicraft Processes & Projects

Tenth Edition

by Lester and Kathleen Griswold

Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 1972

vintage hardcover, 462 pages

interior pages - good condition

dustjacket has been replaced with white adhesive

paper

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

Antique Tools - Our American Heritage

by Kathryn McNerney

Collector Books, 1988

vintage softcover, 156 pages

many black and white photos

interior pages - good condition

gift inscription on title page

our price:   $3.95 plus media mail shipping

The Forgotten Arts - Book One

by Richard M. Bacon

Yankee Books, 1985

vintage softcover, 64 pages

good condition -

our price:   $6.95 plus media mail shipping

The Forgotten Arts - Book Three

by Richard M. Bacon

Yankee Books, 1991

softcover, 64 pages

good condition -

our price:   $6.95 plus media mail shipping

The Stanley Plane

A History and Descriptive Inventory

by Alvin Sellens

The Early American Industries Association, 1975

vintage hardcover -  216 pages

interior pages - very good condition

dustjacket shows light wear

$34.95 plus media mail shipping

Stanley Rule and Level Company

Carpenters and Mechanic Tools - No. 102

published by Roger K. Smith, 1980

vintage softcover -  129 pages

interior pages - very good condition

$12.95 plus media mail shipping

The Handy Book of Knots

Useful Knots for Every Situation, Indoors and Out

by Randy Penn

Metro Books, 2006

softcover, 273 pages

excellent like new condition -

our price:   $6.50 plus media mail shipping

A Reverence for Wood

by Eric Sloane

Ballantine Books , Sixth Printing, 1979

vintage softcover-  113 pages

interior pages - very good condition -

our price:  $8.95 plus media mail shipping

Living Off The Land

An Illustrated Guide to Tracking, Building Traps, Constructing Shelters, Toolmaking,

Finding Water, Foraging for Food, and Much More

by Chris McNab

The Lyons Press, 2002

softcover, 192 pages

good condition

our price:   $10.95 plus media mail shipping

Forgotten Household Crafts

A Portrait of the Way We Once Lived

by John Seymour

Alfred A. Knopf, 1987

vintage hardcover-  192 pages

interior pages - very good condition -

our price:  $14.95 plus media mail shipping

The New Handicraft Processes & Projects

Tenth Edition

by Lester and Kathleen Griswold

Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 1972

softcover, 462 pages

interior pages - good condition

our price:   $12.95 plus media mail shipping

Storey’s Basic Country Skills

A Practical Guide to Self-Reliance

edited by Deborah Burns

Storey Books, 1999

softcover,  564 pages

like new condition

our price:   $16.95 plus media mail shipping

The Forgotten Arts - Book Five

edited by Clarissa M. Silitch

Yankee Books, 1982

First Edition Stated

softcover, 64 pages

good condition -

our price:   $6.95 plus media mail shipping

Native American Crafts & Skills

A Fully Illustrated Guide to Wilderness Living

and Survival

by David Montgomery

The Lyons Press, 2008

softcover, 215 pages

very good condition

our price:   $8.95 plus media mail shipping

The Salt Book - lobstering, sea moss pudding, stone walls, rum running, maple syrup, snowshoes, and other Yankee doings

edited with an introduction by Pamela Wood

Anchor Books, 1977

vintage hardcover, 430 pages

former library book

good condition -

our price:   $16.95 plus media mail shipping

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

edited by Norman Mack

Reader’s Digest, 1981

former library book with usual library markings

456  pages

hardcover, interior pages are in very good condition

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

Foxfire 4

fiddle making, spring houses, horse trading, sassafras

tea, berry buckets, gardening, and further affairs of

plain living

edited with an introduction by Eliot Wigginton

Anchor Books/Doubleday, 1977

vintage softcover-  496 pages

interior pages - good condition -

front and back cover are soiled

our price:  $10.95 plus media mail shipping

Made From Scratch - Discovering the Pleasures

of a Handmade Life

by Jenna Woginrich

Storey Publishing, 2008

hardcover, 184 pages

very good condition

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

Foxfire 2

ghost stories, spring wild plant foods, spinning and weaving, midwifing, burial customs, corn shuckin’s, wagon making and more affairs of plain living

edited with an introduction by Eliot Wigginton

vintage clothbound hardcover, 410 pages

Anchor Books, 1973

excellent condition

our price:   $12.95 plus media mail shipping

Gene Logsdon’s Practical Skills

A revival of forgotten crafts, techniques, and traditions

by Gene Logsdon

Rodale Press, 1985

vintage hardcover, 460 pages

very good condition

our price:   $24.95 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 hardcover, 384 pages

Doubleday and Company, 1972

interior pages - good condition

dustjacket shows wear

first edition - collector’s item

our price:   $19.95 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

cover is stained as shown in photo

our price:   $10.95 plus media mail shipping

Foxfire 2

ghost stories, spring wild plant foods, spinning and weaving, midwifing, burial customs, corn shuckin’s, wagon making and more affairs of plain living

edited with an introduction by Eliot Wigginton

vintage softcover, 410 pages

Anchor Books, 1973

good condition

our price:   $12.95 plus media mail shipping

Foxfire 2

ghost stories, spring wild plant foods, spinning and weaving, midwifing, burial customs, corn shuckin’s, wagon making and more affairs of plain living

edited with an introduction by Eliot Wigginton

vintage softcover, 410 pages

Anchor Books, 1973

good condition

gift inscription on front endpage has been covered

our price:   $12.95 plus media mail shipping

The Foxfire 6

shoemaking, 100 toys and games, gourd banjos and song bows, wooden locks, a water-powdered sawmill, and other affairs of just plain living

edited with an introduction by Eliot Wigginton

vintage softcover,  507 pages

Anchor Press, 1980

former library book

interior pages - good condition

cover has small tear that has been taped

Anchor Books, 1980

our price:   $12.95 plus media mail shipping

Foxfire 2

ghost stories, spring wild plant foods, spinning and weaving, midwifing, burial customs, corn shuckin’s, wagon making and more affairs of plain living

edited with an introduction by Eliot Wigginton

vintage softcover, 410 pages

Anchor Books, 1973

interior pages - good condition

gift inscription on front endpage

cover has been repaired with white adhesive label

as shown in photo

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

cover is stained as shown in photo

book shows some wear

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

Made for the Country

Brilliant essays on the best ropes, buckets, ciderpresses, barrows, rakes, kites, oil lamps, carts, hats, wooden toys, snowshoes, cartop racks, trailers, boots, scythes, sickles and much much more

by Robert Kimber

Lyons & Burford, Publishers, 1991

hardcover, 179 pages

very good like new condition

our price:   $12.95 plus media mail shipping

Foxfire 4

fiddle making, spring houses, horse trading, sassafras

tea, berry buckets, gardening, and further affairs of

plain living

edited with an introduction by Eliot Wigginton

Anchor Books/Doubleday, 1977

softcover-  496 pages

interior pages - good condition -

cover is stained

our price:  $10.95 plus media mail shipping

The Forgotten Arts & Crafts

Skills from Bygone Days

by John Seymour

hardcover-  382 pages

Dorling Kindserley, 2001

interior pages - good condition -

corners of book slightly bumped

former library book

excellent resource

our price:  $14.95 plus media mail shipping

The Forgotten Arts & Crafts

Skills from Bygone Days

by John Seymour

hardcover-  382 pages

Dorling Kindserley, 2001

interior pages - good condition -

corners of book slightly bumped

former library book

excellent resource

our price:  $14.95 plus media mail shipping

The Heritage Sampler

A Book of Colonial Arts & Crafts

by Cheryl G. Hoople

The Dial Press, 1975

vintage hardcover-  134 pages

interior pages - good condition

dustjacket shows light wear

our price:  $7.95 plus media mail shipping

Building With Stone

more than 200 photographs and line drawings

step-by-step instructions for building walls and steps- foundations - a barbecue pit - fireplaces and chimneys - spring, pump and dwelling houses - dams and bridges

by Charles McRaven

Lippincott & Crowell Publishers, 1980

vintage softcover, 207 pages

good condition considering age of book

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

Country Wisdom & Know-How

Everything You Need yo Know To Live

Off the Land

1,887 illustrations, diagrams and photographs

From the Editors of Storey Books,

Black Dog and Levanthal Publishers, 2004

definitely a well-loved book but still usable

vintage oversized softcover-  480 pages

our price:  $15.95 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

cover is worn as shown in photo

interior pages - good condition

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

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

edited by Norman Mack

Reader’s Digest, 1981

vintage hardcover

good condition

456  pages

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

Anchor Books, 1972

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

Down Home Ways - Old-Fangled Skills For Making Hundreds of Simple, Useful Things

by Jerry Mack Johnson

Greenwich House, 1984

240 pages

hardcover, very good condition

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

The Salt Book - lobstering, sea moss pudding, stone walls, rum running, maple syrup, snowshoes, and other Yankee doings

edited with an introduction by Pamela Wood

Anchor Books, 1977

vintage softcover, 430 pages

good condition -

our price:   $12.95 plus media mail shipping

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

edited by Norman Mack

Reader’s Digest, 1981

vintage hardcover

good condition

456  pages

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

Anchor Books, 1972

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

An Introduction to Twenty-One Traditional Yankee Home Crafts

by Barbara Radcliffe Rogers

Yankee, Inc., 1979

vintage softcover, 141 pages

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

Primitives -  Our American Heritage

by Kathryn M. McNerney

Collectors Books, 1979

vintage softcover, 192 pages

very good condition

our price:   $7.95 plus media mail shipping

Country Skills

A Practical Guide to Self-Sufficiency

by Alison Candlin

Skyhorse Publishing, 2011

softcover, 256 pages

like new condition

our price:   $14.95 plus media mail shipping

 

Living on the Earth

Celebrations, Storm Warnings, Formulas, Recipes,

Rumors & Country Dances

harvested by Alicia Bay Laurel

Bookworks, 2010

softcover-  256 pages

interior pages - good condition

cover has stains as shown in photo

our price:  $22.95 plus media mail shipping

Living on the Earth

Celebrations, Storm Warnings, Formulas, Recipes,

Rumors & Country Dances

harvested by Alicia Bay Laurel

Bookworks, 2010

softcover-  256 pages

interior pages - good condition

cover has stains as shown in photo

our price:  $22.95 plus media mail shipping

The Encyclopedia of Country Living

Ninth Edition

by Carla Emery

Sasquatch Books, 1994

oversized softcover-  858 pages

interior pages - good condition

title page has a few small light stains

our price:  $12.95 plus media mail shipping

The Encyclopedia of Country Living

Updated Ninth Edition

by Carla Emery

Sasquatch Books, 2003

oversized softcover-  885 pages

interior pages - good condition

our price:  $13.95 plus media mail shipping

The Salt Book - lobstering, sea moss pudding, stone walls, rum running, maple syrup, snowshoes, and other Yankee doings

edited with an introduction by Pamela Wood

Anchor Books, 1977

vintage softcover, 430 pages

good condition -

our price:   $12.95 plus media mail shipping

Storey’s Basic Country Skills

A Practical Guide to Self-Reliance

edited by Deborah Burns

Storey Books, 1999

softcover,  564 pages

very good condition

our price:   $16.95 plus media mail shipping

Foxfire 2

ghost stories, spring wild plant foods, spinning and weaving, midwifing, burial customs, corn shuckin’s, wagon making and more affairs of plain living

edited with an introduction by Eliot Wigginton

vintage softcover, 410 pages

Anchor Books, 1973

good condition

our price:   $12.95 plus media mail shipping

Building the Maine Guide Canoe

Revised and Updated

by Jerry Stelmok

The Lyons Press, 2002

softcover,  306 pages

very good condition

our price:   $25.95 plus media mail shipping

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Down Home Ways - Old-Fangled Skills For Making Hundreds of Simple, Useful Things

by Jerry Mack Johnson

Greenwich House, 1984

hardcover, 240 pages

dustjacket is worn

word “Felice” is written on outer edge of book

our price:   $7.95 plus media mail shipping

Homemade

How to Make Hundreds of Everyday Products

Fats, Fresh, and More Naturally

edited by Don Earnest

Reader’s Digest, 2008

softcover, 398 pages

good condition

our price:   $7.95 plus media mail shipping

Foxfire 2

ghost stories, spring wild plant foods, spinning and weaving, midwifing, burial customs, corn shuckin’s, wagon making and more affairs of plain living

edited with an introduction by Eliot Wigginton

vintage softcover, 410 pages

Anchor Books, 1973

good condition

our price:   $12.95 plus media mail shipping

Back to Basics -A Complete Guide to

Traditional Skills

edited by Abigail R. Gehring

Skyhorse Publishing, 2008

hardcover, 456 pages

very good condition

our price:   $12.95 plus media mail shipping

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Foxfire 2

ghost stories, spring wild plant foods, spinning and weaving, midwifing, burial customs, corn shuckin’s, wagon making and more affairs of plain living

edited with an introduction by Eliot Wigginton

vintage softcover, 410 pages

Anchor Books, 1973

good condition - light scratch on cover as shown in photo

our price:   $12.95 plus media mail shipping

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

edited by Norman Mack

Reader’s Digest, 1981

vintage hardcover

good condition

456  pages

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

Back to Basics -A Complete Guide to

Traditional Skills

edited by Abigail R. Gehring

Skyhorse Publishing, 2014

hardcover, 456 pages

very good condition

our price:   $12.95 plus media mail shipping

A Modern Guide to Knifemaking

Step-by-step instruction for forging your own knife from

expert bladesmiths, including making your own

handle, sheath, and sharpening

by Laura Zerra

Quarry, 2018

softcover,  160 pages

very good condition

our price:   $14.95 plus media mail shipping

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

edited by Norman Mack

Reader’s Digest, 1981

vintage hardcover

good condition

456  pages

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

 

The Forgotten Art of Building A Good Fireplace

How to Alter Unsatisfactory Fireplaces & To Build New Ones in the 18th Century Fashion

by Vrest Orton

Yankee, 1969

softcover - 63 pages

interior pages - good condition

cover has two small stains as shown in photo

$5.95 plus media mail shipping

Reader’s Digest Homemade - How to Make

Hundreds of Everyday Products You Would

Otherwise Buy

edited by Don Earnest

Reader’s Digest, 2006

hardcover, very good condition

398  pages

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 hardcover, 384 pages

Doubleday and Company, 1972

interior pages - good condition

dustjacket shows wear

first edition - collector’s item

our price:   $19.95 plus media mail shipping

The Encyclopedia of Country Living

Updated Ninth Edition

by Carla Emery

Sasquatch Books, 2003

oversized softcover-  885 pages

interior pages - shows light wear

our price:  $13.95 plus media mail shipping

Foxfire 3

Animal Care, Banjos and Dulcimers, Hide Tanning, Summer and Fall Wild Plant Foods, Butter Churns, Ginseng, and Still More Affairs of Plain Living

edited by Eliot Wigginton

Doubleday, 1975

vintage softcover-  511 pages

interior pages - good condition -

cover shows wear

our price:  $12.95 plus media mail shipping

Foxfire 2

ghost stories, spring wild plant foods, spinning and weaving, midwifing, burial customs, corn shuckin’s, wagon making and more affairs of plain living

edited with an introduction by Eliot Wigginton

vintage softcover, 410 pages

Anchor Books, 1973

interior pages - good condition -

cover shows wear as shown in photo

our price:   $12.95 plus media mail shipping

Foxfire 3

Animal Care, Banjos and Dulcimers, Hide Tanning, Summer and Fall Wild Plant Foods, Butter Churns, Ginseng, and Still More Affairs of Plain Living

edited by Eliot Wigginton

Doubleday, 1975

vintage softcover-  511 pages

interior pages - good condition -

cover shows wear

our price:  $12.95 plus media mail shipping

Home Book of Taxidermy and Tanning

The amateur’s primer on mounting fish, birds, animals, trophies

by Gerald J. Grantz

Stackpole Books, 1990

softcover-  160 pages

interior pages - very good condition -

our price:  $10.95 plus media mail shipping

Back to Basics -A Complete Guide to

Traditional Skills

edited by Abigail R. Gehring

Skyhorse Publishing, 2008

hardcover, 456 pages

good condition - former library book

our price:   $12.95 plus media mail shipping

 

Foxfire 3

Animal Care, Banjos and Dulcimers, Hide Tanning, Summer and Fall Wild Plant Foods, Butter Churns, Ginseng, and Still More Affairs of Plain Living

edited by Eliot Wigginton

Anchor Press edition, 1975

vintage softcover-  511 pages

interior pages - good condition -

cover shows wear

our price:  $12.95 plus media mail shipping

The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Knots & Ropework

Over 200 tying techniques with step-by-step

photographs includes knots, bends, hitches, loops and whippings

knots for all pursuits from sailing and fishing to

camping and climbing

by Geoffrey Budworth

Hermes House, 2011

oversized hardcover-  511 pages

very  good condition -

our price:  $12.95 plus media mail shipping

Knots - A practical step-by-step guide to tying

over 100 knots

by Gordon Perry

Barnes & Noble, 2002

softcover -  224 pages

interior pages - good condition -

our price:  $7.95 plus media mail shipping

Fell’s Official Guide to Knots and How To Tie Them

by Walter B. Gibson

Frederick Fell, Inc., 1961

vintage hardcover -  127 pages

interior pages - good condition -

some toning inside front and back covers

our price:  $8.50 plus media mail shipping