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Van Nostrand's Sc...
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Ron Ron said: "Referance material, my copy dates from the late 1950's. Even though the march of time has added much to our understanding of the sciences there is still much that is useful to be found in this book. I am sure that a current copy would be an excellant...more "

 
Bulfinch's Mythology
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Ron Ron said: "For almost a century and a half, Bulfinch's Mythology has been the text by which the great tales of the gods and goddesses, Greek and Roman antiquity; Scandinavian, Celtic, and Oriental fables and myths; and the age of chivalry have been known.
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The Basic Works o...
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Ron Ron said: "This work is 1487 pages long. It is not the sort of book I read from start to finish but rather read chapters of it from time to time. I'll admit some of it is beyond me, some of it is obsolete thought but most of it is interesting if for nothing mor...more "

 

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Building Green by Clarke Snell
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The "bible" of alternative building methods, includes cob, cordwood and straw bale methods.
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Ephesus by Selahattin Erdemgil
Ephesus
by Selahattin Erdemgil
read in January, 2005
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Excellant referance source on the city of Ephesus.
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Woodstock Handmade Houses by Robert  Haney
Woodstock Handmade Houses
by Robert Haney
read in January, 1990
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My copy is from 1974, it is much worn and well used. A primer for those who are interested in creative living spaces.
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Population Bomb by Paul R. Ehrlich
Population Bomb
by Paul R. Ehrlich
read in January, 1983
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Well the worst of his predictions failed to come true. Though the ideas were valid ones, the jury is still out on whether or not he was right in raising the alarm, time will tell...
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Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders DSM-IV-TR by American Psychiatric Associ...
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Handy referance for those making a living in a field which often sees the entire gamut of mental disorders on a daily basis...
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Mein Kampf by Adolf Hitler
Mein Kampf
by Adolf Hitler
read in January, 1988
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A trip into the heart of darkness... You can't claim to truely understand World War Two history unless you have read the book that laid out the path to it. An insight into the mind of hitler, truely one of histories all time mad men.
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The Anarchist Cookbook by William Powell
The Anarchist Cookbook
by William Powell
read in January, 1990
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Perhaps the most notorius How To manual on the market. This is the most asked for book that we know of. Is it any good? Well, it's now in its 29th printing since 1971, has chapters on home preparation of weapons, electronics, drugs, and explosives. E...more
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The Greek Museums by Manolis Andronikos
The Greek Museums
by Manolis Andronikos
read in January, 2009
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There were 11 books in this series as of 1979. The one I have is titled Olympia publised in 1979 in Athens, it does not have an ISBN. It is an excellant referance source being mostly pictures, over sized, 52 pages, in English. It details the ruins an...more
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Raku by Steven Branfman
Raku: A Practical Approach
by Steven Branfman
read in January, 2011
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An excellant referance book, with some history and plenty of "how-to".
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