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Edible and Useful Wild Plants of the United States and Canada

Saunders, Charles F.

This work discusses beverage plants, vegetable substitutes for soap, medicinal plants, and those that can be used as fibers, dyes, smoking material, adhesives, and candles. A final chapter describes a variety of poisonous plants. Secure a copy of this...

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All About Weeds

Spencer, Edwin R.

Pigweed, dogbane, crabgrass, spiderwort, poison ivy, yellow docka total of 102 common weeds are presented with technical precision and humor. Each is splendidly illustrated and identified through multiple keys by means of physical characteristics, type...

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Edible Wild Plants of Eastern North America

Fernald, Merritt Lyndon; Kinsey, Alfred Charles

Authoritative, information-packed guide offers a detailed enumeration of 1,000 species of edible plants and ferns. Arranged according to uses: purees and soups, cereals, salads, nibbles and relishes, condiments and seasonings, much more. Also, helpful...

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1001 Questions Answered About

Tufty, Barbara

Highly readable, non-technical explanations of hurricanes, tornadoes, hail, snowstorms, thunder and lightning, fog, other phenomena. Bibliography. 92 illustrations.

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Selections from the Journals

Thoreau, Henry David; Harding, Walter

Noted Thoreau scholar offers rich selection of favorite excerpts from voluminous Journals. Masterly meditations on man, society, nature and many other subjectsexpressed with verve and vigor in some of the most poetic prose in American literature. Perfect...

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Growing and Using Herbs and Spices

Miloradovich, Milo

Will delight both the gardener and the cook. Library Journal . Versatile handbook for the wide range of American herbalists from backyard gardeners to gourmet chefs provides all the information needed for cultivation and use of all the herbs and spices...

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Raising Small Livestock

Belanger, Jerome D.

Library Journal Owners of modest-sized rural properties who are considering raising small animals will find this book immensely practical. The clearly and enthusiastically written guide provides important advice on how much room and care animals will...

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The Age of Reptiles

Colbert, Edwin H.

Concise detailed review amply illustrated of the astonishing creatures that ruled the earth for some 180 million years, with particular emphasis on the tetrapods (four-legged vertebrates that lived during the years of reptilian dominance). Also examines...

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The Ivory-Billed Woodpecker

Tanner, James T.

Long thought extinct, the elusive Ivory-billed Woodpecker was rediscovery in a remote region of Arkansas. This book is a fascinating and comprehensive study of the remarkable bird. It was originally published by the National Audubon Society in 1942 when...

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The Compleat Angler

Walton, Izaak

Breathes the very spirit of innocence, purity, and simplicity of heart . . . it would sweeten a man's temper at any time to read it. Charles Lamb First published in 1653, this literary and nature classic was created by a Londoner with a passion for rustic...

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