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Common Forest Trees of Virginia: How to Know Them (A Pocket Manual, Revised 2001)

By: N/A

Price: $6.99  $5.94

Publisher: Charlottesville, VA2001, Department of Forestry:

Seller ID: 5252185


Very light wear. Sturdy. View more info

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Emergency Preparedness and Survival Guide

By: N/A

Price: $10.00  $8.50

Publisher: Gold Beach, OR, Backwoods Home Magazine: 2003

Seller ID: 5252426


Want to learn how to take care of yourself and your family in an emergency? If so, you'll want this 296-page anthology of articles that address the various aspects of preparedness and survival. The articles have been gleaned from previous issues of Backwoods Home Magazine, but have been edited, sometimes extensively, to bring them up to date. Most are not contained in any of our previously issued print anthologies. Covered topics include food, water, energy, health, tran... View more info

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Hatches II (Bk. 2)

By: Al Caucci & Bob Nastasi

Price: $67.00  $56.95

Publisher: New York, Lyons & Burford: 1990

Seller ID: 5252889


Discusses the mayfly and its relationship to trout in all stages of its development View more info

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Clicker Training For Your Horse

By: Alexandra Kurland

Price: $26.00  $22.10

Publisher: UK, Ring Press: 2004

Seller ID: 5252841


New full-color edition! Now Alexandra Kurland's classic volume on equine clicker training is available in a deluxe hardcover edition packed with full-color photographs. Produced by our British co-publisher, Ringpress, this special edition of Clicker Training for Your Horse will stand up to years of reading and reference. It also makes an elegant and enduring gift for every friend you would like to introduce to the power of clicker training. View more info

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How to Live Without Electricity and Like It

By: Anita Evangelista

Price: $7.20  $6.12

Publisher: Port Townsend, WA, Breakout Productions: 1997

Seller ID: 5252347


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Fisherman's Knots Fishing Rigs and How to Use Them

By: Bob McNally

Price: $8.00  $6.80

Publisher: Jacksonville, FL, McNally Outdoor Productions: 1993

Seller ID: 4545934


Very light wear. No underlines. Fisherman's Knots, Fishing Rigs & How To Use Them By Bob McNally - Includes 200 knots and fishing rigs with tips on tying knots, what knot to use, solving knot problems and choosing the best rigs. B/W photos & illustrations; 6" x 9", 285 pgs. View more info

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Scissors and Comb Haircutting: A Cut-By-Cut Guide for Home Haircutters

By: Bob Ohnstad

Price: $4.99  $4.24

Publisher: Minneapolis, MN, You Can Publishing: 1997

Seller ID: 10508


Has the previous owners name on the first page and a note on the inside of the front cover. This in-depth guide to giving precision haircuts includes photos and illustrations to show how each cut is done. Basic and children's haircuts are covered. Information on safe, efficient tool handling and hair basics are provided. View more info

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Severe Gobbler Disorder: Reflections of a Grand Slam

By: Brad Day

Price: $18.00  $15.30

Publisher: Bloomington, IN, authorhouse: 2006

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: 5353915


"Severe Gobbler Disorder" is a collection of short stories chronicling one man's quest for a spring gobbler Grand Slam. Hunters and non-hunters alike will enjoy these true stories, which provide a humorous insight to a turkey hunter's world as he strives to complete one of hunting's coveted accomplishments. Join the author on eight amazing hunts pursuing America's greatest game bird and experience the ups and downs common to turkey hunting. "Severe Gobbler Disorder" tran... View more info

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The James River Guide: Floating and Fishing on Virginia's Finest

By: Bruce Ingram

Price: $5.00  $4.25

Publisher: Corvallis, OR, Ecopress: 2000

Seller ID: 4646056


Virginia's premier recreation river is surely the James. The keys to enjoying all it has to offer are revealed in The James River Guide. Fisherman find the best smallmouth bass fishing in hte state, along with muskies and flathead catfish. River runners find everything from placid slackwater to adventurous rapids throughout the river. Spring blossoms, fall color, and the fascinating history of the batteaux era's canals give the James a unique charm. There is something fo... View more info

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Compleat Brown Trout (Angling heritage book)

By: Cecil E. Heacox

Price: $6.00  $5.10

Publisher: New York, Winchester Press: 1974

Seller ID: 5353008


Previous owner's name is on the first blank page. No underlines. Sturdy Light discoloration on the top edge on the pages. View more info

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Least Toxic Home Pest Control

By: Dan Stein

Price: $4.00  $3.40

Publisher: Summertown, TN, Book Publishing Co.: 1994

Seller ID: 4646660


Readers will find this book honest, friendly, humorous, concise, practical, and environmentally sensitive. It will help them solve most common household pest problems with an absolute minimum amount of insecticides and entertain them with anecdotes about the secret lives of these sometimes all too ubiquitous co-inhabitants of the planet. Common pests covered are: carpenter ants, carpet beetles, clothes moths, cockroaches, fleas, fruit flies, head lice, house flies, india... View more info

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U.S. Army Survival Handbook

By: Department of the Army

Price: $3.00  $2.55

Publisher: The Lyons Press: 2002

Seller ID: 5252192


Clean, sturdy and unmarked. As a soldier, you can be sent to any area of the world at a moment's notice. It may be in a temperate, tropical, arctic, or subarctic region. You might expect to have your personal equipment and your unit or other members of your unit with you wherever you go, but there is no guarantee, however, that this will be so. You could find yourself alone in a remote area-possibly enemy territory-with little or no personal gear. The U.S. Army Survival ... View more info

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Raising Meat Goats for Profit

By: Gail Bowman

Price: $8.99  $7.64

Publisher: Twin Falls, ID, Bowman Communications Press: 1999

Seller ID: 3838940


A wonderful resource for goat breeders, Raising Meat Goats for Profit includes Information about the Meat Breeds, How to get started with meat production, Easy to use feed ration tables, Real advice for new breeders, Kidding and Raising Kids, How to sell your goats, Up-to-date informations about health and diseases, Recipe book, 250 pages of user friendly information! View more info

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Peterson Field Guide to Eastern Birds' Nests (Peterson Field Guides)

By: Hal H. Harrison

Price: $3.50  $2.98

Publisher: New York, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1975

Seller ID: 5454352


Clean, sturdy and unmarked. Very light wear. View more info

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Virginia Blue-Ribbon Streams: A Fly Fishing Guide

By: Harry W. Murray

Price: $48.00  $40.80

Publisher: Portland, OR, Frank Amato Publications: 2000

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: 5252888


Spectacular photography and in-depth local knowledge highlight these useful fly-fishing guides; many fly-fishers are enjoying the enormously popular Blue-Ribbon Fly Fishing Guide series. Each full-color book is filled with information on the fly-fishing in a particular state, including: successful techniques; productive flies and their patterns; hatch information; reading water; fish species; conservation issues; fly plates; local resources; map; and so much more. Useful... View more info

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Making the Best of Basics: Family Preparedness Handbook

By: James Talmage Stevens

Price: $4.00  $3.40

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, Gold Leaf Press: 1997

Seller ID: 5252457


Sturdy. Light wear/creasing on book/cover. No interior markings. Close your eyes for a moment and imagine what would happen if you became ill and couldn't work, or if an earthquake or hurricane or bomb left your community devastated. It happens all the time. When unexpected disasters happen, people who are even a little prepared are much better off than those who have taken their dependence on outside resources for granted. When you imagine the security of not having to ... View more info

The Green Thumb Preserving Guide: Plus Many Delicious Recipes

By: Jean Anderson

Price: $4.99  $4.24

Publisher: New York, NY, William Morrow and Company: 1976

Seller ID: 5172


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The Homesteader's Handbook to Raising Small Livestock

By: Jerome D. Belanger

Price: $5.50  $4.68

Publisher: Emmaus, PA, Rodale Press: 1974

Seller ID: 5050482


Sturdy. Light wear. View more info

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Holy Cows and Hog Heaven: The Food Buyer's Guide to Farm Friendly Food

By: Joel Salatin

Price: $5.00  $4.25

Publisher: Swoope, VA, Polyface Inc.: 2004

Seller ID: 5050973


Holy Cows and Hog Heaven is written by an honest-to-goodness-dirt-under-the-fingernails, optimistic clean good farmer. His goal is to: Empower food buyers to pursue positive alternatives to the industrialized food system Bring clean food farmers and their patrons into a teamwork relationship Marry the best of western technology with the soul of eastern ethics Educate food buyers about productions Create a food system that enhances nature's ecol... View more info

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Thimble Collector's Encyclopedia

By: John J. von Hoelle

Price: $34.50  $29.33

Publisher: Lombard, IL, Wallace - Homrstead Book Company: 1986

Seller ID: 4646003


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Profitable Organic Farming

By: Jon Newton

Price: $7.80  $6.63

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Blackwell Science: 1995

Seller ID: 4141507


There is a crease on the bottom corner of the back cover. Sturdy. No underlines. Forecasters had already predicted that organic farming will double its production in five years, but now the Government has promised to support it financially. The effect of such government support in Germany has been dramatic, leading to a fourfold increase in the number of organic farms and a sevenfold increase in land area. A similar rate of growth could occur in the UK where many farmers... View more info

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Find the Right Fabric

By: Julia Reidy Linger

Price: $3.00  $2.55

Publisher: Emmaus, PA, Rodale Press:

Seller ID: 4545746


Light creasing on the cover. Handy guide packed with valuable basics about today's fabrics. Select the best fabric each time you sew. View more info

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The Complete Guide for the Care and Training of Pet Potbellied Pigs

By: Kathleen Myers

Price: $14.47  $12.30

Publisher: Riesel, TX, Kathleen Myers: 2000

Seller ID: 4444873


This comprehensive resource book of 192 illustrated pages was written by Kathleen Myers, a nationally known potbellied pig breeder and consultant. Since 1989 Kathleen has cared for her own pet and breeder pigs and has spent thousands of hours sharing her vast experience and knowledge with other pet owners and breeders. She continues to counsel pig owners and breeders around the world via e-mail and telephone. Kathleen offers her wealth of practical knowledge in this b... View more info

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Lefty Kreh's Modern Fly Casting Method: Mastering the Essential Casts

By: Lefty Kreh

Price: $10.50  $8.93

Publisher: Birmingham, AL, Odysseus Editions: 1991

Seller ID: 5454403


Lefty Kreh is arguably the world's best-known fly fisher, and in MODERN FLY-CASTING METHODS he has distilled his decades of fly-casting wisdom into a compact, thoroughly illustrated guide on the best way to cast. Using his years of experience teaching novice and expert fly fishers alike, Lefty shows: Ø The modern fly-casting method illustrated from the front, side, and overhead Ø The effects of bending the wrist during the acceleration Ø The baseball throw cast Ø The... View more info

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Groundwork Training for your Horse: Develop a Deeper Bond with Your Horse Through a Range of Exercises and Games

By: Lesley Bayley

Price: $21.00  $17.85

Publisher: Cincinnati, OH, D&C: 2007

Seller ID: 5353766


Clean, sturdy and unmarked. *New in paperback--over 12,000 copies sold in hardback, with a number of foreign language editions *Written in collaboration with some of the most highly qualified and respected horse trainers today Designed to help develop a bond between the horse and the trainer Groundwork Training for Your Horse will lead riders and equines to greater trust and better relationships. With step-by-step guides on how to improve a horse's suppleness, obedience,... View more info

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Colorado River Briefs for a Trip Through the Grand Canyon (Updated Edition)

By: Linda Lou Lindemann

Price: $49.99  $42.49

Publisher: Page, AZ, Linda Lou Lindemann: 2000

Edition: Updated Edition

Seller ID: 5050137


Illustrated guide, with maps, to the 225 miles of river between Lee's Ferry and Diamond Creek. History, place names, hiking information/grading, campsite information, and much more. View more info

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The Book of the Wild Turkey

By: Lovett E. Williams, Jr.

Price: $17.95  $15.26

Publisher: Tulsa, OK, Winchester Press: 1981

Seller ID: 5252273


Sturdy. No underlines. Very light wear. View more info

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This Way of Life

By: Maude Longwell

Price: $3.00  $2.55

Publisher: Farm Journal: 1971

Seller ID: 4444971


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Massachusetts Saltwater Recreational Fishing Guide

By: Michael P. Armstrong

Price: $6.00  $5.10

Publisher: Division of Marine Fisheries: 2008

Seller ID: 5050195


There is a small blue circular sticker on the cover. Great shape! View more info

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Fresh-Air Poultry Houses: The Classic Guide to Open-Front Chicken Coops for Healthier Poultry

By: Prince T. Woods

Price: $12.00  $10.20

Publisher: Blodgett, OR, Norton Creek Press: 2008

Seller ID: 5252477


Clean and sturdy. No markings. The title page has a surface tear that doesn't fully penetrate the page. Fresh Air or Bust! To stay healthy, your chickens need plenty of ventilation—probably more than they’re getting today. This was discovered over 100 years ago, but has been largely forgotten. Today’s small-flock housing tends to be dank, dark, and smelly. Chickens, like miners’ canaries, are easily harmed by poor air quality. Wet litter breeds disease. Darkness... View more info

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Let it Rot!: The Gardener's Guide to Composting

By: Stu Campbell

Price: $6.50  $5.53

Publisher: Pownal, VT, Story Books: 1998

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 5353851


Transform leaves, grass, and kitchen scraps into gardener’s gold! This easy-to-use guide shows you how to turn household garbage and backyard refuse into nutrient-filled compost that can nourish your soil and promote a thriving garden. You’ll soon be saving money, minimizing waste, and enjoying bountiful harvests. View more info

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At Home In The Wilderness

By: Sun Bear

Price: $3.00  $2.55

Publisher: Happy Camp, CA, Naturegraph Publishers: 1991

Seller ID: 5252431


Sturdy. No underlines. Light creasing on back cover. Sun Bear, founder of the Bear Tribe, wrote this book several years ago, and used it extensively in his retreat classes. All those who plan a return to the land way of life, can learn many wilderness arts and methods from this author, a Chippewa indian, who spent years in the wilderness learning the ancient survival techniques of his ancestors. He includes some modern ones too. View more info

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Gather Ye Wild Things: A Forager's Year

By: Susan Tyler Hitchcock

Price: $5.00  $4.25

Publisher: Charlottesville, VA, University Press of Virginia: 1995

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: 5151991


First published in 1980, Gather Ye Wild Things is not a field guide in the strictest sense but rather a meditation on some of the most common and useful plants in North America. The volume's fifty-two brief essays- each focusing on a particular species or subject during a season in which it is likely to come to the would-be gatherer's attention- touch on culinary, medicinal, and cosmetic uses for wildlings. View more info

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Investigating Streams and Rivers

By: William B. Stapp, Mare m. Cromwell, David C. Schmit and Andy W. Alm

Price: $139.99  $118.99

Publisher: Dubuque, Iowa, Kendall Hunt Publishing Company: 1996

Seller ID: 4545468


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