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|Five Acres and Independence |
by Maurice G. Kains
This classic of the back-to-the-land movement is packed with solid, timeless information. Written by a renowned horticulturist, it has taught generations how to make their land self-sufficient. 95 figures.
|Fruit Key and Twig Key to Trees and Shrubs |
by William M. Harlow
One of the handiest and most widely used identification aids. Fruit key covers 120 deciduous and evergreen species; twig key covers 160 deciduous species. Easily used. Over 300 photographs.
|Eric Sloane's Weather Book |
by Eric Sloane
A beautifully illustrated book of enlightening lore for outdoorsmen, farmers, sailors, and anyone who has ever wondered whether to take an umbrella when leaving the house. 87 illustrations.
|The Book of Green Quotations |
by James Daley
Timely and thought-provoking, this volume comprises many hundreds of quotations by presidents, scientists, activists, and other public figures on conservation, ecology, environmentalism, wilderness, global warming, pollution, nature, and other subjects.
|Art Forms in Nature |
by Ernst Haeckel
Multitude of strangely beautiful natural forms: Radiolaria, Foraminifera, Ciliata, diatoms, calcareous sponges, Tubulariidae, Siphonophora, Semaeostomeae, star corals, starfishes, much more. All images in black and white.
|Better Vision Now: Improve Your Sight with the Renowned Bates Method |
by Clara A. Hackett, Lawrence Galton, William Gutman, M. D., Laura Glusha
Hackett's innovative self-help guide includes a basic 12-week program of simple routines and drills recommended for correcting nearsightedness, farsightedness, crossed eyes, and other serious eye problems. 37 illustrations.