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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

The Book of Heat
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The Book of Heat

USA: Penguin (Non-Classics). Hardcover. 082890488X 181 pages. Index. Abundantly illustrated in black and white. Oblong 11" x 9". "With specific information that reflects the state of the art and knowledge of the pitfalls, this book is the one source you need for heating with wood and coal. Seasonal checklists give stove users assurance that they have taken the necessary steps each season to qualify as safe, dependable providers of heat for the household." - from dust jacket. Somewhat above-average wear. Front hinge taped. A worthy reference copy. . Fair. 1982. First Edition.

$59.95

Ethnobotany of the Okanagan-Colville Indians of British Columbia and Washington
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Ethnobotany of the Okanagan-Colville Indians of British Columbia and Washington

By Turner, Nancy; Bouchard, Randy; Kennedy, Dorothy

Canada: Provincial Museum of British Columbia. Paperback. 0771882009 x, 179 pages. Index. List of general botanical terms in the Okanagan-Colville language. Reproductions of black and white photos. "Describes the past and present uses of plants by the Okanagan-Colville Indian people and records the Native names for these plants and others recognized with names in the Okanagan-Colville language." - from introduction. Very heavily-worn former library copy with usual markings. Block of pages from 135 to 179 free of binding but present. Offered as is. . Fair. 1980. First Edition.

$179.95

Natural Living
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Natural Living

By Wilson, John

Canada: World Peace Communications. Plastic Comb. 146 pages. Bibliography. Index. "Explains how John Wilson and his family made their dreams of a natural home come true. Find out how much it cost. Learn how to get a wind turbine, solar panels, the hydro meter running backwards, grass on the roof, and a furnace the size of a bread box that doesn't burn fossil fuels" - from promotional sheet laid-in. Also laid-in is a signed personal letter from the author to the prior owner of this book. Moderate wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. . Good. 2003. First Edition.

$99.95

Gene Logsdon's Practical Skills: A Revival of Forgotten Crafts, Techniques, and Traditions
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Gene Logsdon's Practical Skills: A Revival of Forgotten Crafts, Techniques, and Traditions

By Logsdon, Gene

U.S.A.: Rodale Press. Hardcover. 0878575774 460 pages. Index. Illustrated with photos and diagrams. Topics include: The Home Workplace; Maintaining and Repairing; Home Productivity; In the Yard and Garden; Around the Barn; On the Land. Unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy of this superlative reference which will be worth its weight in gold if the grid ever goes down. . Good. 1985. First Edition.

$69.95

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