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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 by Wigginton, Eliot (Edited by)

    New York, New York: Anchor Books / Random House, Inc., 1973. Later Printing. Paperback. New/None. New, modern print of the second volume of the beloved classic series of self-sufficiency, plain living, and rural folkways. Packed and shipped with care.


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    Calf Roping by Cooper, Roy

    Western Horseman, 1984. Large Softcover. Fair. Tall softcover. Sound & good copy, light to moderate shelf/reading wear. May not be available for international shipment due to weight/size, taped at base of spine.


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    The Canadian Canoeing Companion; An Illustrated Resource Guide to Paddling Canada's Wilderness by Narvey, Alex

    Winnipeg, Manitoba: Thunder Enlightening Press, 1988 Original pictorial cover (David Morrow) trade paperback. Consideration of the environment, skills, equipment, and resources needed for ethical and safe exploration by canoe. Choose a topic and you'll find something on it here, as well as where to learn more. 144 pp. with index.


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    A Romany in the Fields by Evens, G. Bramwell

    London: The Epworth Press, 1936 Original green cloth on boards. Gift note. The Rev. George Bramwell Evens (1884-1943) was a Methodist minister in England who delighted audiences for years with his books and lectures. His adopted nickname, "Romany" means "gipsy" of which his mother had been one. This is his first book, which came out in 1929 and underwent numerous repetitions even while he issued several other titles. There is a Romany Society, and the books are quite collectible. 223 pp.


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    Survive the Savage Sea by Robertson, Dougal

    Published by Elek Books Ltd., 54-58 Caledonian Road, London First Edition 1973. London 1973., 1973. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original blue paper covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine, colour end paper maps. 8vo. 8½'' x 5½''. ISBN 0236154613. Contains 223 printed pages of text with monochrome photographs and illustrations throughout. Fine condition book, in Fine condition price clipped dust wrapper. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this protects and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.


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    Commission of Conservation, Canada; Report of the Fifth Annual Meeting, Jan. 20-21, 1914

    Toronto: The Bryant Press, Limited, 1914 Dark green cloth on boards. Gold titles. Covers grubby, interior clean. Hinges cracked. Forestry work in the Trent Watershed and B.C., Bore-hole records and capping of gas wells, Migratory birds, Fur farming, Karakul sheep, Toronto Housing Company, Laws for sanitary plumbing, Infant mortality, Leasing oyster beds, Forest reserve in Lake of the Woods, Wheat shipments, First aid, and many other topics. 287 pp.


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    £1.99

    Byron of the Wager by Peter Shankland

    Paperback. Good.


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    Alder Music; A Celebration of Our Environment by Saunders, Gary

    St. John's, Newfoundland: Breakwater, 1989 Original illustrated cover trade paperback. A collection of what the author deems his best pieces written during five years in the 70's, "not so much to keep the wolf from the door as to keep my mind off global catastrophe." - Introduction. Signed by the author. 208 pp.


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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. by Wigginton, Eliot (ed)

    New York.: Anchor Books., 1972.. Reprint.. Pictorial soft cover.. Fine copy.. Octavo.. Illustrated.. Photograph of OUR copy available upon request.


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    The National Parks Portfolio by Yard, Robert Sterling

    U.S. Government Printing Office, 1928. 5th. Hardcover. A few lite stains Lite fading else a VG tight copy. .


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    The Sacrament: The Incredible Story of Brent Dyer and Donna Johnson by Peter Gzowski

    Toronto, ON, Canada: McClelland & Stewart, 1980. First Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Near fine blue hardcover. Near fine blue color pictorial DJ. Light use, clean interior. (1980), 8vo, [10], 11-203pp. [1], "On the morning of May 5, 1979, a small, single-engine plane with four people on board few out of WEstavan, Saskatchewan. THat afternoon, on the last leg of its journey to Boise, Idaho, the plane crashed in a blind mountain canyon. There were two survivors.


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    Our Country's National Parks (Volume 2 Only) by Melbo, Irving Robert

    Bobbs Merrill, 1961-01-01. Hardcover, Pictorial. Good.


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    God and the Open Scout Group by Thurman, John

    London: The Boy Scouts Association, 1960 Original blue cloth on boards. Pictorial DJ of heavy stock. John Thurman was Camp Chief of the Boy Scouts Association. 76 pp. Lectures to Boy Scouts on the place of religion in the movement. Foreword to Guiders recommends the book to Girl Guides as well.


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    Shotguns By Keith by Keith, Elmer

    Privately Issued By Odysseus Editions, 1995. Book. New. Full Tan Leather. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Reprint of 1950 edition for the Firearms Classics Library of NRA. Bound in genuine pigskin Saderra leather with all edges gilt and silk moire endpapers. Barking Dog Books and Art LLC has been an independent bookseller online since 2002. Orders are processed promptly, carefully packed, and shipped with delivery confirmation..


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    Clam Digging & Crabbing in Washington by JOHNSON, John A

    Gardiner: Adventure North Publishing, 1991. First edition first printing. Paperback. Good+. Paperback. Good+. Some wear to edges and corners; some rubbing/wear to covers; some light scratches to covers; some creasing to covers; slight spine slant; spot of soiling on back cover from original price sticker; page edges browning.


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    A Climber's Guide To Smith Rock Beacon Rock and Stein's Pillar -- FIRST EDITION by Jeff Thomas

    [Portland]: The Author, 1978. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Soft cover. Good/No Jacket Issued. Original first printing of the first edition. The book has the original blue wrappers with faint (as usual) gilt lettering on the front cover. The spine has been repaired with darker blue paper. There are 9 small notes in pen indicating specific chocks and pro used on climbs (in addition to what is or is not indicated in the route description). Former owner name penned to edge of text block, no other writing on pages or edges. Front cover has a crease mark and some light smudges. Complete with all pages. Obviously used in the field, this book has wear but retains all functionality. This first widely available serious rock climbing guide to Smith Rock is now very uncommon. The book measures 214mm tall x 138mm, and has 67 pages and several b/w photos with routes indicated. PHOTOS ARE OF THE ACTUAL BOOK BEING OFFERED.


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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. by Wigginton, Eliot (ed)

    New York.: Anchor Books., 1972.. Reprint.. Pictorial soft cover.. Fine copy.. Octavo.. Illustrated.. Photograph of OUR copy available upon request.


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    Backpacking, One Step at a Time - Revised 1980s (Third) Edition by Manning, Harvey

    New York: Vintage Books, 1980. 414 Pages Indexed. May 1980 Edition. Color illustrated front cover featuring a backpacker fully loaded looking out at snow draped mountains. Foreword by Jim Whittaker. Covers have some edge and corner wear and a very sllightly concave spine.. Contents in Three Parts: Off and Away on the Trail, Equipment Into the Thickets of the Catalogs, and Elaborating the Art. Backpacking has soared in poipularity since the olden days of forty-odd years ago, when backcountry navigation was strictly for the wilderness expert and it was easy to buy equipment because there was so little to choose from. Now there is a whole new world. The country is criss-crossed with well-marked trails, and the modern backpacker carries loads lighter and more confortable than old-timers believed awaited them Heaven, travels and sleeps warm and dry in all lbut the worst conditions, and quickly prepares tasty meals. This revised edition of the classic text tells you all you need to know to forsake sidewalks for wilderness trails -- whether you are an accommplished backpackere or the rankest amateur. The ten essentials no backpacker should be without. Eating and sleep9ng outdoors. Avoiding common dangers. Choosing the equipment you need and illustrated with dozens of photographs. Finding routes. Backpacking with children,. Extending the hiking season through the whole year. Minimizing your impact on the environment. And much more. . Third Edition. Trade Paperback. Very Good. Illus. by Cram, Bob - Cartoons. 5" x 8".


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    LAKE ERIE (a volume in The American Lakes series) by Hatcher, Harlan

    The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1945. Hardcover. Very Good. NO Dust Jacket. Has stains, wear, soil, fraying of corners. Owner markings noted on Rear End Paper. CLEAN TEXT! See Picture! The Copyright date is 1945 for this Printing. Some pages uncut. Best condition that I've seen. EXTRA MEDIA MAIL SHIPPING WOULD BE REQUIRED BUT WILL NOT BE COLLECTED AS $1.00 OF PRICE IS FOR EXTRA POSTAGE! So it will ship at the One Book rate. Please consider this when comparing pricing! Thank you for your purchase from Sunset Books! Help Promote World Literacy, GIVE a Book as a GIFT!! In stock, Ships from Ohio. WE COMBINE SHIPPING ON MULTIPLE PURCHASES!!!! SEE PICTURES!!!!! ANY ODD/GREEN TONES ON THE SCANS ARE CAUSED BY MY SCANNER!! All of our Technical/Textbook/Ex-Library volumes were obtained legally through Public or Auction sales. This volume was purchased through Local Public Auction.


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    Sea Kayaking: A Manual for Long-Distance Touring by Dowd, John

    Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada: Douglas & McIntyre, 1981. First Edition . Paperback. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Fine brown color pictorial trade paperback. (1981), 8vo, [8], 9-240pp. "Still regarded as "the bible" for both new and experienced kayakers after more than thirty years in print, Sea Kayaking covers the basics of equipment and technique, including types of paddles and strokes, as well as such essential skills as how to read the weather and the water, how to navigate with and without GPS and how to travel with a group. Drawing on his many years of experience paddling in all climates, John Dowd presents practical advice on dealing with potential hazards (from surf to sea ice to sharks), carrying out rescues and planning for long-distance expeditions." oclc


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    Cultural Landscape Report: Hubbell Trading Post National Historic Site, Ganado, Arizona No. 14 1998 by Froeschauer-Nelson, Peggy

    National Park Service. Fine. Softcover. Fine condition. Softcover. Quarto. Contains several fold out maps and diagrams. ; Cultural Resources Selections Intermountain Region National Parkl Service; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 234 pages .


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    Weekends Away. Camping and Cooking in Texas State Parks by Smith-Rodgers, Sheryl

    Austin: Eakin Press, 1993. First edition. Paper wrappers. A near fine copy with offsetting and gift inscription verso of front wrapper.. 183 pp. Illus. with b/w photos and a map. Trade format. Inscribed by the author on title. Article laid in loose. Chock full of camping recipes.


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    Explore Wild Australia with the Bush Tucker Man by Hiddins, Les

    Australian Broadcasting Commission, Sydney, 1999. Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic & Illustrations. introduction by author, suggested reading, acknowledgements and index. Photographic endpapers, showing the authors hat against red coloured sand. The text is illustrated with colour and black-and-white photography, colour and black-and-white illustrations and maps. Photographic boards with white coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Photographic dustwrapper, same photograph as the underlying boards, with white colour title to the front panel and backstrip. The author shares his love and knowledge of northern Australia, along with his knowledge of bush tucker (food) and how to source same. Softening and rubbing of the backstrip edges with rubbing of the book corners. A little creasing to the dustwrapper edges and rubbing to the dustwrapper panels. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. [17], 5-244 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic & Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Travel & Places; Survival Skills; Australia; ISBN: 0670879142. ISBN/EAN: 9780670879144. Inventory No: 0118724. . 9780670879144 This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia..


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    Death Valley and its country by Putnam, George Palmer (1887-1950)

    New York : Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1946. 5th Printing. Fine cloth copy in a good if somewhat edge-torn and dust-dulled dw, now mylar-sleeved. Price-clipped. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and strong.; 8vo 8 - 9 tall; 231 pages; Description: 231 p. 21 cm. Subjects: Death Valley (California and Nevada -- Description and travel. Notes: Map on lining-papers.


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    Starting Colts: Catching / Sacking Out / Driving / First Ride / First 30 Days / Loading by Mike Kevil

    2003-04-01. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!


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