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Backwoods Home Magazine's Emergency Preparedness
and Survival Guide
From Backwoods Home magazine - quote..
Together, the book and CD-ROM comprise an exhaustive selection of information on preparedness, emergency power, food storage, cooking from food storage, safe water, survival gardens, storing fuel, medical preparation, staying warm, and firearms.

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FOXFIRE series of publications.
 
Here are a few very interesting and useful (some rare ) volumes of information on the FOXFIRE series of publications.
There are 59 Foxfire titled books.
In the late 1960s, Eliot Wigginton and his students created the magazine Foxfire in an effort to record and preserve the traditional folk culture of the Southern Appalachians. This is the original book compilation of Foxfire material which introduces Aunt Arie and her contemporaries and includes log cabin building, hog dressing, snake lore, mountain crafts and food, and "other affairs of plain living."

All of the below publications are available from Barnes and Noble - see link at end of preview

The Foxfire Book : 1st volumn Hog Dressing, Log Cabin Building, Mountain Crafts and Foods, Planting by the Signs, Snake Lore, Hunting Tales, Faith Healing, Moon Eliot Wigginton (Editor) / Paperback / Doubleday & Company, Incorporated / March 1972 Retail Price: $15.95

Foxfire 2 : Ghost Stories, Spring Wild Plant Foods, Spinning and Weaving, Midwifing, Burial Customs, Corn Shuckin's, Wagon Making and More Affairs Of Eliot Wigginton (Editor) / Paperback / Doubleday & Company, Incorporated / June 1972 Retail Price: $15.95

Foxfire 3 : Animal Care, Banjos and Dulcimers, Hide Tanning, Summer and Fall Wild Plant Foods, Butter Churns, Ginseng, and Still More Affairs of Plai: Animal Care, Banjos and Dulcimers, Hide Tanning, Summer and Fall Wild Plant Foods, Butter Churns, G Eliot Wiggington (Editor) / Paperback / Doubleday & Company, Incorporated / August 1975 Retail Price: $15.95

Foxfire 4: fiddle making, springhouses, horse trading, sassafras tea, berry buckets, gardening, and further affairs of plain living Eliot Wigginton (Editor) Richard M. Dorson (Afterword) / Paperback / Doubleday & Company, Incorporated / October 1977 Retail Price: $15.95

Foxfire 5 : Ironmaking, Blacksmithing, Flintlock Rifles, Bear Hunting, and Other Affairs of Plain Living Eliot Wigginton (Editor) / Paperback / Doubleday & Company, Incorporated / May 1979 Retail Price: $15.95

Foxfire 6: Shoemaking, Gourd Banjos, and Songbows, One Hundred Toys and Games, Wooden Locks, a Water Powered Sawmill, and Other Affairs of Just Plain Living Eliot Wigginton / Paperback / Doubleday & Company, Incorporated / September 1980 Retail Price: $15.95

Foxfire 7 Eliot Wigginton (Editor) Paul F. Gillespie (Editor) / Paperback / Doubleday & Company, Incorporated / November 1981 Retail Price: $15.95

Foxfire 8 Margie Bennett Eliot Wigginton (Editor) / Paperback / Doubleday & Company, Incorporated / April 1984 Retail Price: $15.95

Foxfire 9 : General Stores, the Jud Newson Wagon, a Praying Rock, a Catawba Indian Potter--and Hant Tales, Quilting, Home Cures, and Log Cabins Revis Eliot Wigginton (Editor) Margie Bennett (Editor) Doubleday & Company, Incorporated / September 1986 Retail Price: $15.95

Foxfire 10 : Railroad Lore, Boardinghouses, Depression-Era Appalachia, Chair Making, Whirligigs, Snake Canes, and Gourd Art: Railroad Lore, Boardinghouses, Depression-Era Appalachia, Chair Making, Whirligigs, Snakes Canes, and Gourd Art George P. Reynolds (Editor) Eliot Wigginton (Editor) Susan Walker (Editor) / Paperback / Doubleday & Company, Incorporated / March 1993 Retail Price: $15.95

FoxFire II: Wild Plants Uses Gardening Wit and Wisdom, Vol. 11 Kaye Carver Collins (Editor) Lacy Hunter (Editor) Paperback / Vintage Anchor Publishing / November 1999 Retail Price: $15.95

Thanks to Ernie for compiling a selection of these volumes.


Barnes and Noble Foxfire book