Backyard Orchardist  Stella Otto  Otto Graphics  Paperback  New  $16.95
 "The complete guide to growing fruit trees in the home garden". A good solid reference. The author is an orchardist and farm market owner. 14 years of hands-on experience. Suggested retail is $14.95, now only $12.00 while stock lasts.
   Christmas Trees  Lewis Hill  Storey Books  Paperback  New  $12.95
 "Growing and Selling Trees, Wreaths, and Greens", this is the quintessential handbook for anyone interesting in getting started in the commercial Christmas tree farming and selling business. Lewis Hill, author and tree farmer, has been practicing what he preaches for years and has more than 20,000 trees growing on his farm in Greensboro, Vermont. This is a compact handbook, filled with great advice and sturdy how-to information.
   Diseases of Forest and Shade Trees U S   USDA  USDA  Hardcover  Good  $13.50
 1971. Agriculture Handbook #386. Red cloth with gold lettering on front and spine. X-lib book with white spine label. Only other library mark is on back endpage where dewey decimal #, title and author are inscribed. Cover is lightly mottled with age. All else is clean, sturdy and good.
   Dwarf Conifers  H J Welch  Charles Branford Company  Hardcover  Very Good  $21.00
 1966. A complete guide, with a foreward by J S L Gilmour. (Director of the University Botanic Garden at Cambridge). Bright, red cloth covers with gold lettering on spine. Very slight edgewear at upper spine. No dust jacket. Some neat pencil notes and underlinings. Owner name in an embossed circle. Book is very nice, clean and square.Text. Indexed. B&W illustrations throughout.
   Forest Mensuration  Donald Bruce  McGraw-Hill  Hardcover  Good  $17.50
 1950. Third Edtiion. Detailed and technical information on measuring forests. "Determining diameters, heights, or volumes either of standing timber or of products cut therefrom, such as logs or cordwood and determination or prediction of rates of growth." 483 pages - indexed. Includes formulas, charts & graphs. Cover is scuffed & worn but sturdy. Owner name inside - other pages appear free from marks.
   Frog Run  John Elder  Milkweed Editions  Paperback  New  $14.00
More about this book2001. Autographed. "Teacher and writer John Elder, a man who loves both literature and the outdoors, describes in 'The Frog Run' how he found a way to balance these passions in building a sugarhouse with his sons in the Vermont woods. He celebrates the moment between winter and spring - knkown to sugarmakers as 'the frog run" - when the tree frogs begin to be heard and the last run of sap good for making syrup flows from the maples. For Elder, who also writes in this book about the resurgence of New England forests and about his life as a reader, the frog run is a time to savor and celebrate the fleeting beauties of his family's place on earth."
   Magnificent Mesquite  Ken E. Rogers  University of Texas  Hardcover  Very Good  $82.00
 2000. Stated First Edition. Scarce and Unique. Clean and crisp. DJ is a little cloudy on the back.
   Man Who Planted Trees  Jean Giono  Chelsea Green  Hardcover  New  $16.95
 Beautiful book with wood engravings by Michael McCurdy. A statement of hope for man's ecological presence on this earth. A classic and especially beautiful in this hardcover edition.
   Man Who Planted Trees  Jean Giono  Chelsea Green  Paperback  New  $8.95
 With beautiful, compelling wood engravings by Michael McCurdy. "Protect our forests and our forests will protect us." Includes an interesting addendum chapter on wood-wise consumerism sponsored by Co-op America. A classic book on the reference of trees and forests
   Manual of Cultivated Trees and Shrubs  Alfred Rehder  Macmillan  Hardcover  Good  $26.00
 This is the 2nd edition, revised and updated, eighth printing, of a classic botanical text on trees and shrubs hardy to North America. Exclusive of the subtropical and warmer temperate regions. 996 pages with index, this is not for the lay person. It is intense and unadorned by pictures or drawings. Light blue covers with black lettering, the book has very little edgewear. Dust jacket is more worn, especially at edges and with a hole in it at the mid-spine. Now in protective cover. Binding is strong and flexible, pages clean and unmarked. A good sturdy copy.
   Regenerating Oregon's Forests   Oregon State Univ  Oregon State Univ  Paperback  Very Good  $7.25
 1980 2nd Printing. Illustrated. 286 pages. Pages clean. Cover a little cloudy and has a small crease.
   Restoration Forestry  Michael Pilarski  Kivarki Press  Paperback  New  $26.95
 1994. "An International Guide to Sustainable Forestry Practices." "Brings together over 50 articles from professional foresters, ecologists, and resource planners at ground-breaking research centers around the world, providing actual results and valuable insights from ongoing forest eco-system resotration projects in North America, Latin America, and Asia." 525 pages - indexed.
   Tree  Judy Hindley  Clarkson Potter  Hardcover  Mint  $14.99
 Watercolor illustrations by Alison Wisenfeld highlight this delightful book on trees. Each of twelve trees gets a full page spread detailing it's lore, habit and character. ."In ancient times, the Hawthorne was thought to be a fairy tree, particularly if it stood alone. It was also one of the three trees that people called upon to make a special promise. They would say, "By oak, ash and thorn", meaning that their word was as true and real as these three trees." Book is in excellent condition.
   Tree Farm  Robert Treuer  Little Brown  Hardcover  Very Good  $16.00
 Subtitle, "The Rebirth of a Forest and a Family". This is a small, gentle book, a memoir that is unpretentious and thought-provoking. The author and his family leave the city for a decrepid old farmstead in northern Minnesota and emerge 18 years later with a working tree farm. Life and lessons. Book is in very good condition, square and sturdy with clean, unmarked pages. Dust jacket has a bit of minor edgewear, now in protective cover.
   Trees and Shrubs of New England  Marilyn Dwelley  Down East Books  Hardcover  New  $29.95
 2nd edition, 2000, 276 pages, illustrated with 318 detailed, color drawings. This is a beautifully produced volume, originally published in 1980, and it has stayed available because it is a good, solid, attractive reference. Hundreds (over 300) entries, detailed artwork, thorough text descriptons make this updated edition a truly user-friendly field guide and a must have for any woodland enthusiast. Glossy pictorical hardcover with matching dust jacket. Copper colored endpages, 276 pages, indexed.
   Vanishing Paradise  Stephen Dalton  Overlook  Hardcover  Good  $12.00
 A beautiful, oversized glossy picture book that marvelously documents the marvels of the tropical rainforest. Co-photographed by George Bernard and written by Andrew Mitchell. Contributers all recognizing the increasingly precarious balance of the world's eco-system. Originally published at $35.00.
   Wood Pulp A Basic Fiber   U.S. Pulp Producers Assn.  U.S. Pulp Producers Assn.  Hardcover  Good  $6.00
 1955. "The Story of the Origin, Development and Economic Status of a Great American Industry." Very interesting black & white photographs. Ex-library copy with usual remnants of library life. Cover is faded. No DJ.
   Woodland Way  Ben Law  Permanent Publications  Paperback  New  $24.95
 "A Permaculture Approach to Sustainable Woodland Management". This is a book for everyone and anyone who loves trees and woodlands. Written from the heart by an innovative woodsman who is deeply commmitted to sustainability. Ben Law clearly demonstrates how you can create biodiverse, healthy environments, yield a great variety of product, and provide secure livelihood. A practical and philosophical approach to woodland stewardship. Includes all kinds of angles on living and thriving in the woods - gorwing a forest vegetable gardens, crafting twig furniture, pruning, orcharding, growing mushrooms in cut logs, shelters, much more.
   WOODLANDS For Profit and Pleasure  Reginald Forbes  American Forestry Association  Paperback  Very Good  $14.00
 84 pages, indexed, 1976. This is an unadorned, utilitarian handbook on managing your woodlot. Good solid info on where and what to cut. Thinning, replanting, harvesting. Very helpful for the homesteader, landowner.


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