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Rural Roots: The Trials and Triumphs of a Back-to-the-Lander
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Rural Roots: The Trials and Triumphs of a Back-to-the-Lander

By De Candole, Richard [Signed]

Canada: Self-Published. Paperback. 1926747941 Signed and generically inscribed by author atop title page. "Includes many columns written for the Victoria Times-Colonist in the early 2000s about country living." - back cover. Author's column was called Rural Roots and also included personal and family history. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. An excellent copy. . Fine. 2009. First Edition.

$69.95

From Fjord to Floathouse: One Family's Journey from the Farmlands of Norway to the Coast of British Columbia
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From Fjord to Floathouse: One Family's Journey from the Farmlands of Norway to the Coast of British Columbia

By Siebert, Myrtle

Canada: Trafford Publishing. Paperback. 1553690621 244 pages. Black and white reproductions of archival photos. "The saga of hardy West Coast pioneers, who lived in snug floating homes and were sustained by surrounding sea and forest. In short time segments, complete with maps, letters, photos and recipes, readers are drawn into a rural lifestyle that only few have experienced, or even been aware existed." - back cover. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. . Good. 2001. Reprint.

$49.95

Chainsaw Lumbermaking
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Chainsaw Lumbermaking

By Malloff, Will

USA: Taunton Press. Hardcover. 0918804124 vii, 215 pages. Profusely illustrated with black and white photos. "Tells you everything you need to turn your chainsaw into a lumbermill: how to modify the chainsaw and make numerous accessories for milling, how to use the equipment in the woods, and even how to cut burls, shape ovals and mill natural knees for boatbuilding. Drawing upon over thirty years of experience felling trees and making lumber Malloff has invented several chainsaw mills, designed and patented ripping chain, and perfected the easy, efficient methof of chainsaw lumbermaking he describes in this book." - dust jacket. Former library copy with usual markings. Average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy of this very practical and informative work. . Good. 1982. First Printing.

$79.95

The Mushroom Cultivator: A Practical Guide to Growing Mushrooms at Home
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The Mushroom Cultivator: A Practical Guide to Growing Mushrooms at Home

By Stamets, Paul; Chilton, J. S.

U.S.A.: Agarikon Press. Paperback. 0961079800 415 pages. Glossary. Bibliography. Index. Many black and white and color photos and diagrams. "Easily the best source of information on growing mushrooms at home." - Andrew Weil, M.D. Somewhat above-average wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. A worthy reference copy of this very informative work. . Fair. 1983. First Edition.

$69.95

Food Plants of British Columbia Indians - Part 1/Coastal Peoples

By Turner, Nancy J.

Victoria: Province of British Columbia Department of recreat. Paperback. 0771988664 264 pages. Index. Glossary. Colour and black and white photos. Reference list. Printed on glossy stock. Errata slip affixed inside front cover. "Coastal Indians had an intimate knowledge of local flora, recognizing and using over 200 species of plants for food, medicine, and other purposes. Few if any plants could be described as being a staple food, but as both Indian myths and anthropological descriptions indicate, at certain times plants were an important supplement to native diet." - Foreword. Unmarked with average wear. Minor moisture exposure to bottom edge. A sound working copy of this wonderful reference. . Fair. 1975. First Edition.

$99.95

Adventures in kinship with all life
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Adventures in kinship with all life

By Boone, J. Allen

USA: Tree of Life Publications. Paperback. 0930852087 128 pages. "Contains heartwarming, inspiring, true stories of the amazing power of extra-sensory perception in aminals. Also deals with the bond of trust that can exist between people and animals of all kinds and a new and wonderful world of silent communication." - back cover. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy. . Good. 1990. Reprint.

$69.95

The Hunter's Kitchen [Cookbook / Cook Book]
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The Hunter's Kitchen [Cookbook / Cook Book]

By Ross, Ann: Editor

B.C.: Guide-Outfitters Association of British Columbia. Spiral Bound. 0968012620 216 pages. Index. Nice black and white illustrations. A sampling of the chapters includes: Hints for Meats, Casseroles & Ground Meats, Hints for Breakfast and Lunch, Macaroni, Dumplings and Vegetables, Bread, Bannock & Biscuits, Cakes, Pies & Tarts; and much more. Undated but appears to be circa 1985. Unmarked with average wear. A sound copy which is sure to add gastronomic pleasure to your next hunt. . Good. 1985. First Edition.

$49.95

Edible wild fruits and nuts of Canada (Edible wild plants of Canada)
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Edible wild fruits and nuts of Canada (Edible wild plants of Canada)

By Turner, Nancy J

Canada: National Museum of Natural Sciences. Spiral Bound. 0660001284 212 pages. Index, bibliography and index. Monotone diagrams and colour photos. This guide and cookbook includes 35 species for wild-food gourmets. "Each section contains a botanical description, notes on general habitat and distribution, a drawing or colour photograph, and information on the folklore of each plant, with notes on its historical, medicinal, or cosmetic uses. Also included are a large selection of recipes for jams, jellies, beverages, wines, pies, desserts, main dishes and snacks. Some of these are based on recipes that were used by the Indians and the Inuit, or by early pioneers." - back cover. Prior owner's name and date atop half-title page, otherwise unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy of this wonderful guide. . Good. 1981. Second Printing.

$79.95

Wild green vegetables of Canada (Edible wild plants of Canada)
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Wild green vegetables of Canada (Edible wild plants of Canada)

By Szczawinski, Adam F

Ottawa: distributed by University of Chicago Press. Spiral Bound. 0660103427 179 pages. Index, bibliography and glossary. "More than twenty-five species or groups of related species are described here in detail. Each includes a botanical description, colour photo, notes on habitat and distribution in Canada, and general information on how it can be used as food. Also includes recipes and related notes about history and folklore. Above-average wear. Binding intact. A worthy reference copy. . Fair. 1980. First Edition.

$69.95

The Coevolution Quarterly (Magazine), No. 15, Fall 1977 - Solar Water Heaters in California, 1891-1930
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The Coevolution Quarterly (Magazine), No. 15, Fall 1977 - Solar Water Heaters in California, 1891-1930

By Butti, Ken; Perlin, John; Cowley, Malcolm; Brand, Stewart; Foley, Michael W.; Smith, J.D.; Melvoin, Judy; al, et

California, USA: Pointer. Single Issue Magazine. 142 pages. Features: Solar Water Heaters in California, 1891-1930; The Ideas of Greenwich Village; Sanctuary in Cuba; Neighborhood Preservation is an ecology issue; The Hawksbill Turtle; Insulation Heresy; Wilderness Plots; Broken Circuits, Smoke and Fire; and much more. Unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. A sound vintage copy. . Good. 1978. First Edition.

$99.95

Log Home Guide (Magazine) - For Builders and Buyers, Spring 1984 - Smokey Mountain Farmhouse
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Log Home Guide (Magazine) - For Builders and Buyers, Spring 1984 - Smokey Mountain Farmhouse

By Muir, Doris; Woods, Cindy; Walt, G.L.; al, Et

Canada: Muir Publishing. Single Issue Magazine. 80 pages. Features: Smokey Mountain Farmhouse; Country Charm, City Sophistication; Log Home Decor; Energy (2) - How does the log stack up?; Log houses and energy conservation; NALBA 2nd annual meeting and trade show; Dealer of the Year; and more. Few library markings. Above-average wear. Binding intact. A worthy reference copy. . Fair. 1984. First Edition.

$69.95

The Coevolution Quarterly (Magazine), No. 17, Spring 1978 - Language, Thought, & Disease
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The Coevolution Quarterly (Magazine), No. 17, Spring 1978 - Language, Thought, & Disease

By Michell, John; O'Neill, Dan; Ellerbroek, W.C.; Friend, Gil; Primack, Mark; Gilman, Robert; Van Strum, Carol Scott; al, et

California, USA: Pointer. Single Issue Magazine. 144 pages. Features: A Defence of Sacred Measures; Governor Brown at the Mental Hospitals; Cops Without Guns; Language, Thought, & Disease; Earl Butz Versus Wendell Berry; Botanic Architecture; Solar Water Heaters in Florida 1923-1978; Job Sharing is Good; I Was Armand Hammer; Strange True Roach Story; How to Use Road Kills; Clunker Bikes; On Story Telling; and much more. Unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. A sound vintage copy. . Good. 1978. First Edition.

$99.95

The Coevolution Quarterly (Magazine), No. 21, Spring 1979 - Chemical Harm to Human DNA
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The Coevolution Quarterly (Magazine), No. 21, Spring 1979 - Chemical Harm to Human DNA

By Klein, Steven Handler; Brand, Stewart; O'Neill, Dan; Kleiner, Art; Nilsen, Richard; al, et

California, USA: Pointer. Single Issue Magazine. 160 pages. Features: Human Harm to Human DNA; Herbicides - a Faustian Bargain; How to Worry Intelligently about Having a Baby; Biohazard Organizations and Books; Dan O'Neill Defies Supreme Court; A History of Magazines on a Timeline; St. Lawrence County Comprehensive Land Use Plan; The Organic Movement Meets the Real World; The Holistic Health Handbook; and much more. Unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. A sound vintage copy. . Good. 1979. First Edition.

$99.95

The Coevolution Quarterly (Magazine), No. 28, Winter 1980 - The Passing of Gregory Bateson
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The Coevolution Quarterly (Magazine), No. 28, Winter 1980 - The Passing of Gregory Bateson

By Williams, Heathcote; Bateson, Mary Catherine; Burnor, David; al, et

California, USA: Pointer. Single Issue Magazine. 24 pages. Features: Six Days of Dying (Gregory Bateson); The Gnostic Gospels; The Wishing Bone Cycle; Ed Ricketts; The Foreskin File (graphic article on circumcision); Autologic; Information Detective Stories; Health Hazards from Computer Terminals; and much, much more. Unmarked with moderate wear. Binding intact. A quality vintage copy. . Good. 1980. First Edition.

$99.95

Log Home Guide (Magazine) - For Builders and Buyers, Fall 1984, Vol. 7, No. 4 - The Scandinavian Log
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Log Home Guide (Magazine) - For Builders and Buyers, Fall 1984, Vol. 7, No. 4 - The Scandinavian Log

By Muir, Allan T.; Doherty, Sharon; al, et

Canada: Muir Publishing. Single Issue Magazine. 96 pages. Features: Visit to Sweden, Finland and Norway; Energy (4) - How does the log stack up?; Tess - A Heat-Storing Fireplace; The Heat Pump; How to Do it with Logs - How to Evaluate Log Building Information; and more. Few library markings. Above-average wear. Binding intact. A worthy reference copy. . Fair. 1984. First Edition.

$69.95

Log Home Guide (Magazine) - For Builders and Buyers, Summer 1984, Vol. 7, No. 3 - The Swiss Chalet
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Log Home Guide (Magazine) - For Builders and Buyers, Summer 1984, Vol. 7, No. 3 - The Swiss Chalet

By Muir, Allan T.; Amburgey, Terry L.; Williams, Lonnie H.; al, Et

Canada: Muir Publishing. Single Issue Magazine. 80 pages. Features: The house that pride and patience built; The Ledgewood; The Swiss Chalet; Tropical log houses; Decor - this log home provides a backdrop to antiques; Constructing log homes in the south; Energy 3 - How does the log stack up?; How do to it with logs; and more. Few library markings. Above-average wear. Binding intact. A worthy reference copy. . Fair. 1984. First Edition.

$69.95

Log Home Guide (Magazine) - For Builders and Buyers, Winter 1984, Volume 7, No. 1 - Canadian-Japanese Connections
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Log Home Guide (Magazine) - For Builders and Buyers, Winter 1984, Volume 7, No. 1 - Canadian-Japanese Connections

By Bauche, Emile; al, et

Canada: Muir Publishing. Single Issue Magazine. 222 pages. Features: 8,200 sf geothermally-heated log mountain retreat; The 'Do it With Logs' design contest; Canadian - Japanese connections - log building school; High altitude builders; Energy - how does the log stack up; The 1984 hand-hewn log home company directory; Schools, teachers and associations; Dealer directory; and much more. Few library markings. Above-average wear. Binding intact. A worthy reference copy. . Fair. 1984. First Edition.

$79.95

The Coevolution Quarterly (Magazine), No. 22, Summer 1979 - The Real News From Three Mile Island
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The Coevolution Quarterly (Magazine), No. 22, Summer 1979 - The Real News From Three Mile Island

By Eggert, Jim; Laurie, Peter; Zucker, Mitchell; al, et

California, USA: Point. Single Issue Magazine. 144 pages. Features: The Real News From Three Mile Island; Skidding - horses in the woods; Plant a Tree for England; The Butterflies of Jasper Ridge; The I Cash Clothes Man; Going Underground in Arctic Norway; Turning into WARC; Personal Computer Networks; Dungeons & Dragons; The Brief Against "Voluntary Metric Conversion"; and much more. Unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. A sound vintage copy. . Good. 1979. First Edition.

$79.95

Mrs. Price's Complete Directions For Canning Vegetables & Fruites, Pickling Etc - Good Agents Wanted.
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Mrs. Price's Complete Directions For Canning Vegetables & Fruites, Pickling Etc - Good Agents Wanted.

By Price, Mrs. W T

Minneapolis, MN. Paperback. B003T8G0NG Undated but appears to be circa early 1900s. 24 pages. Average wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. A worthy copy of this charming and diminutive vintage canning guide. . Good. 1920. First Edition.

$79.95

Food Plants of British Columbia (B.C.) Indians, Part 2 (Two) - Interior Peoples: Handbook No. 36
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Food Plants of British Columbia (B.C.) Indians, Part 2 (Two) - Interior Peoples: Handbook No. 36

By Turner, Nancy J.

Victoria, B.C.: Province of British Columbia / British Columbia Provincial Museum. Paperback. 0000681628 259, [2] ads pages. Glossary, references and index. Printed on glossy stock. Profusely illustrated with colour and black and white photos. "Much of the information on gathering and preparing foods contained in this handbook was obtained from elderly members of contemporary Indian communities." - Preface. Chapters include: Lichens, Mushrooms and Fungi, Ferns, Conifers, Flowering Plants, and more. Pages 5-8 loose but present. Binding tender. Unmarked with moderate wear. A worthy copy of this esteemed reference. . Good. 1978. First Edition.

$149.95

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