Saturday, March 17, 2012

Back to the Land, Permaculture, Farm Life books at Browsers Uncommon Books

Back to the Land, Permaculture, Farm Life, Agriculture, Vegetable Gardening, Farming books at Browsers Uncommon Books We have about 8 shelf-feet of back to the land books, so come on in and browse.....

 The Ruth Stout No-Work Garden Book: Secrets of the famous year-round mulch method. By Ruth Stout and Richard Clemence
Rodale Press, Hardcover with dustjacket.218 pages. Indexed. 1972 Third printing. A tight clean copy with small stain and scuffing on dustjacket.

 The Legal Guide for Direct Farm Marketing by Niel D. Hamilton
 Gardening for Profit by Peter Henderson. Reprint. Paperback.
Title: Start With the Soil: The Organic Gardener's Guide to Improving Soil for Higher Yields, More Beautiful Flowers, and a Healthy, Easy-Care Garden
Author: Grace Gershuny
Binding: Hardcover. 274 pages. No dustjacket. Pictorial cover.
ISBN: 9780875965679
Publisher: Rodale Pr
Published Date: 1993
Text unmarked. 


The Wild Food Trailguide, New and Expanded Edition by Alan Hall, 1976. This copy sold

Ancient Mysteries, Modern Visions: The Magnetic Life of Agriculture by Philip S. Callahan, paperback. Worn edges, corners. This book sold.

Carrots Love Tomatoes: Secrets of Companion Planting for Successful Gardening by Louise Riotte, paperback, cover has edge and corner wear.

One Acre and Security : How to live off the earth without ruining it by Bradford Angier, Hardcover with dustjacket. Dustjacket has tears, mildly slanted spine, dustjacket price clipped, faded. Text unmarked.

The Path by the Window by Adrian Bell

The Adrian Bell Society 
Adrian Bell (1901-1980), journalist-farmer.  The son of a newspaper editor, born in London and later moved to Suffolk.  Publications include Corduroy, Silver Ley, The Cherry Tree, The Countryman's Notebook.  One of the finest writers on country matters.  Wrote 24 books between 1930 and 1976, generally based on the country and farming.  Weekly essays in local paper.  These are currently being republished in the same paper.  Numerous articles for varied publication.  Compiled 4,520 Times crosswords over a 50 year period.

The aim of the Society is to encourage an interest in Adrian Bell's life and work.  Membership is worldwide.  It produces two journals and holds two meetings each year (April and October).  There are also various outings.  Talks about Bell given to clubs and similar.  More details from Mr M Flynn (Treasurer and Membeship Secretary), 28 Skelton Road, Diss, Norfolk, IP22 4PW.

And the wikipedia entry

Building and Using our Sun-Heated Greenhouse: Grow Vegetables All Year Around by Helen and Scott Nearing 28March2012

 The Mother Earth News Volume 1 Number 1. This copy sold.

Sylvia's Farm The Journal of an Improbable Shepherd by Sylvia Jorrin
This copy sold.

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