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The Guide to Self-Sufficiency.

By John Seymour.

New York, NY Hearst Books, 1976. Paperback First Edition Thus (1976), not directly stated, but implied by lack of subsequent printings cited. It appears that this paperback edition was published simultaneously with the hardcover edition. First Edition Thus (1976), not directly stated, but implied by lack of subsequent printings cited, as was Hearst's customary practice at the time of publication. Very Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: just a touch of wear to the extremities; mild rubbing and the faintest soiling to the wrapper covers; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creases to the panels. Free of creases to the backstrip. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome very nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a couple of unobtrusive cosmetic flaws. Remains close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to. (11 x 8.55 x 0.75 inches). 256 pages. Profusely illustrated with tri-color drawings. Foreward by E.F. Schumacher. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 9.4 ounces. It appears that this paperback edition was published simultaneously with the hardcover edition.Trade Paperback.

$49.00

You Can Go Home Again: Adventures of a Contrary Life.
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You Can Go Home Again: Adventures of a Contrary Life.

By Gene Logsdon .

Bloomington, IN Indiana University Press, 1998. Hardcover First Edition (1998), not directly stated, but First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence, according to Indiana University Press's customary practice at the time of publication. First Edition (1998), not directly stated, but First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence, according to Indiana University Press's customary practice at the time of publication. Very Near Fine in Fine DJ: The Book shows only minute indications of use; a touch of crimping to the heel of the backstrip; the binding leans ever so slightly off square, but remains perfectly secure; else flawless; the text is clean. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome very nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a couple of minor, unobtrusive flaws. Bright and clean. The DJ is flawless; unclipped; mylar-protected. Virtually 'As New'.NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.7 x 5.8 x 0.85 inches). xiii, 204 pages. Language: English. Weight: 15 ounces. Hardback with DJ.

$24.50

Health from the Soil.

By Arnold Paul De Vries.

Chicago, IL Chandler Book Company, 1958. Paperback First Edition (1958), so stated. First Edition (1958), so stated. Very Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: just a touch of wear to the extremities; a small scuff at the heel of the backstrip; mild rubbing to the wrapper covers; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creases to the covers. Free of creases to the backstrip. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing mild wear and the faintest cosmetic flaws. Close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9 x 6 x 0.25 inches). 57 pages. Language: English. Weight: 5 ounces. Paperback. Soil and Food; the Key to Soil Fertility; Biological Soil Builders; Biological Pest Control; Techniques of Organic Farming; Better Health From Better Soil.

$19.60

The Alternative: Communal Life in New America.

By William Hedgepeth.

New York, NY Macmillan: Collier Books, 1970. Paperback First Edition Thus (1970), so stated. First Edition Thus (1970), so stated. Very Good in Wraps: shows indications of light use; slight spine lean; light wear to extremities; moderate rubbing to the panels; the binding leans somewhat, but remains secure (the binding is sewn); the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, moderately used copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing light wear. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to. (11 x 8.1 x 0.45 inches). 191 pages. Illustrated with Vintage Black & White Photographs by Dennis Stock, including many full and double page spreads. Designed by Will Hopkins.; Language: English. Weight: 20.4 ounces. Trade Paperback.

$29.40

The Biodynamic Farm: Agriculture in the Service of the Earth and Humanity.
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The Biodynamic Farm: Agriculture in the Service of the Earth and Humanity.

By Herbert H. Koepf .

Hudson, NY Anthroposophic Press, 1989. Paperback First Edition Thus [1989]; unstated. Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a hint of wear to the extremities; the mildest rubbing to the panels; faint creasing along the front hinge. The binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. No longer pristine, but remains very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.2 x 5.5 x 0.7 inches). xiv, 245 pages. Written in Cooperation with Roderick Shouldice and Walter Goldstein, Ph.D. Weight: 12.8 ounces. First Edition Thus [1989]; unstated. Trade Paperback.

$29.40

The Humane Producer and Consumer Guide: Buying and Producing Farm Animal Products for a Humane Sustainable Agriculture.

By Terry Gips, Stephen Rowan, Lathi Taylor, Melanie Adcock, Richard M. Clugston, Don Deichman, and Ellen Truong, (Editors).

Humane Society of the United States and The Humane Sustainable Agriculture of the International Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture, 1993. Paperback Very Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a hint of a crease to the backstrip and the mildest rubbing to the panels.The binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, bookplates, or labels. Virtually 'As New', and could easily pass as New. 4to. (11 x 8.5 x 0.95 inches). iv, 368 pages. Weight: 2 pounds, 4.4 ounces. Paperback: Pictorial Wraps.

$34.30

Backwoods Home Anthology: The Fifth Year.

By Dave Duffy, [Editor].

Montague, CA Backwoods Home Magazine, 1997. Paperback Very Near Fine in Wraps: shows a inch-and-a-half hairline fracture at the rear panel, near the rear hinge; binding square and secure; text clean. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to. (10.8 x 8.3 x 0.9 inches). 379pp. Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds. Trade Paperback.

$18.03

The Food Revolution: How Your Diet Can Help Save Your Life and Our World.
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The Food Revolution: How Your Diet Can Help Save Your Life and Our World.

By John Robbins.

Berkeley, CA Conari Press, 2001. Paperback First Ed thus; First Printing indicated. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY AUTHOR, "To Gary, with great love and Respect, John". First Ed thus; First Printing indicated. Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a hint of wear to extremities; else flawless. Binding square and secure; text clean. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 449pp .Trade Paperback. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY AUTHOR.

$16.27

Waiting for Rain: A Farmer's Story.

By Dan Butterworth.

Chapel Hill, NC Algonquin Books, 1992. Paperback First Ed; First Printing indicated. First Ed; First Printing indicated. Near Fine in Very Good+ DJ: Both book and DJ show only minor indications of use. Book shows very minor shelfwear along the bottom edge; binding square and secure; text clean. DJ shows considerable rubbing; else flawless; price unclipped. Overall, remains close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder. NOT a Book-Club Edition. NOT an Ex-Library copy. 8vo. 226pp. Hardback with DJ.

$3.53

Husbandry: The Surest, Cheapest Way to Leisure, Plenty, Prosperity & Contentment, Plainly Illustrated.

By Nathan Griffith.

Trout Valley, WV Cobblemead Publications, August 1998. Paperback First Ed, so stated. First Ed, so stated. Very Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: light wear to extremities; mild rubbing to wrapper covers; small coffee stain at the top edge which penetrates the first twenty five pages, the deepest penetration about 1/4", the quickly lessening to just a line at the top of the text pages to page 25; binding square and secure; text clean. Remains close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 300pp. Trade Paperback.

$38.02

Poultry-Craft: A Text-Book for Poultry Keepers.

By John H. Robinson.

Boston, MA Farm-Poultry Publishing Company, 1910. Hardcover Fifth Edition. Good: Shows significant indications of use. Binding shows slight spine lean; moderate wear to extremities and a little heavier at the lower corner tips which are beginning to fray; some darkening, soiling, and rubbing; the titles at the backstrip are rubbed and now are legible only with difficulty; faint thumbing at the fore-edge. Binding remains secure, though the rear hinge has a one-inch section which is starting to split; text clean. Overall, remains a clean, sturdy, reading copy. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 272pp. Fully Illustrated Edition. Completely Indexed for the Convenience of Busy People. Farm Poultry Series, No. 5. Fifth Edition. First Published in 1899. Brown Cloth over Boards with Black Designs at the front panel and Silver Titles at the front panel and the backstrip. Profusely illustrated with drawings and designs in black & white, including drawings and photographs of various species, coops, pens and brooder house designs. Frontispiece portrait of the author. Hardback: No DJ 'as issued'.

$53.31

Profitable Farming Now.

By Mike Brusko & The Editors of The New Farm [George DeVault, Fred Zahradnik, Craig Cramer, and Lesa Ayers.

Emmaus, PA Regenerative Agriculture Assocation, 1985. Paperback First Ed, unstated. Fine in Wraps: binding square and secure; text clean. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to. 100pp. First Ed, unstated. Trade Paperback.

$11.76

Specialty Corns.
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Specialty Corns.

By Arnel R Hallauer.

Boca Raton, FL CRC Press, 1993. Hardcover First Edition [1993]; First Printing indicated. Very Good+: shows very light wear to the extremities; stained indentations toward the lower corner of the rear panel, else 'As New'. The binding shows barely discernible lean, but remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. Close to "As New". NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to. 410 pp. Cream leatherette with Gilt titles at front panel and back strip. First Edition [1993]; First Printing indicated. Hardback: No DJ 'as issued'. Corn is one of the world's most economically important crops. Specialty Corns discusses the genetic variation inherently present in corn, genetic materials available, breeding methods, and special problems associated with the development of specialty corns. The book describes how genetic mutants of corn can be used to modify corn starch for alternative uses of corn. It explains that modifications of starch can be made for expanded industrial uses of corn. The development of specialty types of corn through genetic materials and breeding methods is presented. The expansion of corn production in shorter growing seasons by germplasm and breeding methods is discussed. The book experiments with the potential of developing corns that can be used for human food.

$88.20

Das Wildheuen in Ringgenberg.

By G. Ritschard and E. Schmocker.

Frutigen, Germany Ritchard/Schmocker, 1980. Hardcover Near Fine: shows only the most minute indications of use. Just a touch of wear to the extremities; former owner's gift inscription at front free endpaper. Binding shows barely discernible spine lean, but remains perfectly secure; text clean. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 125pp. Profusely illustrated in color and black & white: "mit 7 Farbildern und 150 Zeichnungen". Hardback: Pictorial Paper on Boards. Ringgenberg is a village and municipality in the Interlaken-Oberhasli administrative district in the canton of Bern in Switzerland. Besides the village of Ringgenberg, the municipality also includes the village of Goldswil. Ringgenberg is located on the northern shores of Lake Brienz. It has a small church that was built on the ruins of a castle in the 17th century.

$24.50

Pest and Disease Control Handbook.

Croydon, UK British Crop Protection Council Publications, 1979. Hardcover First Ed, unstated. Very Good: moderate wear to extremities; rubbing to panels; a few flecks of foxing at top edge of page block and at the fore-edge; “AES Library” written in red marker at front and rear pastedowns; binding square and secure; text clean. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 693pp. First Ed, unstated. British Crop Protection Council Publications, Nigel Scopes, Editor, with the assistance of Michael Ledieu. Hardback: No DJ 'as issued'.

$3.92

Gaviotas: A Village to Reinvent the World.
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Gaviotas: A Village to Reinvent the World.

By Alan Weisman.

White River Junction, VT Chelsea Green Publishing Company, 1998. Hardcover First Ed; First Printing indicated. First Ed; First Printing indicated. Fine in Fine DJ: Book shows binding square and secure; text clean. DJ unclipped; mylar-protected. As New. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 231pp. Illustrated by Antonin Kratochvil. Hardback with DJ.

$13.03

Garden Seed Inventory: An Inventory of Seed Catalogs Listing All Non-Hybrid Vegetable Seeds Still Available in the United States and Canada.

By Kent Whealy.

Decorah, IA Seed Saver Publications, 1992. Hardcover Third Edition. Third Edition. Fine: Binding square and secure; text clean. Virtually 'As New', showing no flaws. NOT a Remainder. NOT a Book-Club Edition. NOT an Ex-Library copy. 8vo. 502pp. Hardback: Lacks DJ.

$31.56

New Pioneers Handbook.

By James Bohlen.

New York, NY Schocken Books, 1988. Paperback First Ed thus, so stated. First Ed thus, so stated. Very Good in Wraps: shows indications of light use; former owner gift inscription at front endpaper; light wear to extremities; mild rubbing and faint soiling to wrapper covers; backstrip sunned, rendering the titles thereon fairly dim, but still legible; binding secure; text clean. No longer 'As New', but remains clean, sturdy, and quite presentable. NOT a Remainder. NOT a Book-Club Edition. NOT an Ex-Library copy. 8vo. 278pp. Trade Paperback.

$9.80

Growth Stock: Trees for California.

By Dennis G. Hanson .

Sacramento, CA State of California, Office of Appropriate Technology, 1982. Paperback First Ed, but unstated. Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use; binding square and secure; text clean. Barely discernible soiling. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder. NOT a Book-Club Edition. NOT an Ex-Library copy. 8vo. 55pp. First Ed, but unstated. Paperback: Staple-bound Wraps.

$4.70