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VERMONT. Buy these 4 items as a set for $65 including shipping, 15% off the retail price. With free shipping on anything else you order.  Buy Package

The Nature of Vermont, Introduction and Guide to a New England Environment

USE45
Charles W. Johnson
University Press of New England
1998
354
0874518563
PAPER
Natural History
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Opening with a discussion of the geologic history of Vermont, Johnson provides a lively introduction to major habitats, plants and animals of the state. An excellent survey of natural history.
$22.95

Reading the Forested Landscape, A Natural History of New England

USE07
Tom Wessels, Brian Cohen (Illustrator), Ann Zwinger (Introduction)
W. W. Norton & Company
1999
200
0881504203
PAPER
Natural History
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0
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In this entertaining, informative book, the history of the New England forest unfolds like a mystery novel. Wessels examines the character of the central New England forest through the clues left behind by fires, logging, storms and economic fads.
$21.95

Moon Handbook Vermont

USE447
Michael Blanding, Alexandra Hall
Avalon Travel Publishing
2016
300
1631212451
PAPER
Guidebook
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0
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This comprehensive, compact guide includes helpful travel details and information on Vermont’s history, natu-ral attractions and cultural tidbits.
$17.99

Vermont Map

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JIMAPCO
2010
2
0944187730
MAP
Reference
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0
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A double-sided road map of Vermont, shown at a scale of 1:317,000, with 15 detailed city maps, points of interest and travel suggestions.
$5.95

Northeast Kingdom Map

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JIMAPCO
2007
1
1569145318
MAP
Reference
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This road map includes parks and points of interest across northeast Vermont.
$4.95

Dishing Up Vermont, 145 Authentic Recipes from the Green Mountain State

USE449
Tracey Medeiros
Storey
2008
288
1603420258
PAPER
Food
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0
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A collection of recipes from a broad range of cooks dedicated to sustaining and enriching local culinary traditions, this book celebrates the classic taste of the Green Mountain state.
$19.95

The Maple Sugar Book, Together With Remarks on Pioneering As a Way of Living in the Twentieth Century

USE453
Helen Nearing
Chelsea Green Publishing
2000
305
1890132632
PAPER
Food
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0
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Pioneering naturalists Helen and Scott Nearing wrote this book half a century ago during their homesteading experience, but it is filled with information still relevent today, including a history of sugaring from Native American times, and practical tips on how to sap trees, process sap, and market syrup.
$25.00

Walking

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Henry David Thoreau
HarperCollins
1994
92
0062511130
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
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0
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0
Slip this pocket edition of Thoreau's meditations on the spiritual benefits of this most civilized form of travel in your daypack for inspiration.
$9.99

South of the Northeast Kingdom

USE565
David Mamet
National Geographic
2002
152
0792269608
PAPER
Travel Narrative
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0
0
0
"I see the romantic residue of Vermont humor, self-regard, circumspection, and patience; call it culture or philosophy, it is quite the most attractive thing," writes the typically acerbic playwright and Vermonter in this sharp portrait of place, exploring Vermont's progressive, live-and -let-live traditions.
$20.00

Wandering Home, A Long Walk Across America's Most Hopeful Landscape

USE616
Bill McKibben
St. Martin's Press
2014
176
1627790209
PAPER
Travel Narrative
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0
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0
On a three-week walk from Vermont's Mt. Abraham to his former home in the Adirondack Mountains, prominent American ecologist McKibben meets with environmentally conscious folk, including activists, writers, organic farmers, a vintner and a beekeeper, to discuss important questions about nature and climate change.
$16.99

Disappearances

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Howard Frank Mosher
Mariner Books
2006
320
0618694064
PAPER
Literature
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0
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Mosher's award-winning first novel is the enchanting story of a young man and his whiskey-smuggling father and their adventures in the wilderness of northern Vermont in 1932.
$17.95

Stranger in the Kingdom

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Howard Frank Mosher
Mariner Books
2002
421
0385312636
PAPER
Literature
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0
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Mosher spins a tale of racism, murder and small-town life in this novel set in Kingdom County, Vermont, where through the eyes of the 13-year-old narrator we witness a troubled side of life in New England.
$15.95

New England Autumn

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Ferenc Mate (Photographer), Candace Mate (Photographer)
W. W. Norton & Company
2010
160
0920256554
HARD COVER
Natural History
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0
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Magnificent photographs of farmsteads, pastures, forests, wharves and villages from Maine to Connecticut are paired with the poetry and literature of Dickinson, Thoreau and Waldo Emerson in this pictorial celebration of season. With a 14-page section of maps and practical travel information.
$25.00

The Story of Vermont, A Natural and Cultural History

USE644
Christopher McGrory Klyza
University of Massachusetts Press
2015
264
1611684021
PAPER
Natural History
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0
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0
This second edition of the classic text examines the geologic, ecologic, and cultural forces that came together and produced contemporary Vermont.
$27.95

Kingdom's Bounty

USE564
Bethany Dunbar, Bill McKibben (Introduction)
Umbrage Editions
2012
127
188416742X
PAPER
Field Guide
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0
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A photographer and journalist at The Chronicle, Dunbar's " Sustainable, Eclectic, Edible Guide to Vermont's Northeast Kingdom, " covers local producers, markets and cultural events across the wildest and woolliest parts of Vermont, Orleans, Caledonia and Essex counties.
$25.00

National Audubon Society Field Guide to New England

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Brian Cassie, Peter Alden
Alfred Knopf
1998
448
0679446761
FLEXI-BOUND
Field Guide
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0
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0
A compact, easy-to-use overview of 1,000 New England's trees, wildflowers, mammals, insects and other flora and fauna. It also provides an extensive overview of the area's geology, weather patterns and natural sites.
$23.95

Nature Guide to the Northern Forest, Exploring the Ecology of the Forests of New York, New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine

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Peter Marchand
Appalachian Moutain Club
2010
192
1934028428
PAPER
Field Guide
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0
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Part field guide, part natural history, this illustrated handbook will help locals and travelers to northern New York, New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine identify and understand the forest life and ecological issues.
$19.95

New England Wildflowers, A Guide to Common Wildflowers of Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, a

USE473
Frank S. Kaczmarek
Falcon Press
2009
288
0762748206
PAPER
Field Guide
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0
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This photoguide covers 300 species of wildflowers and plants.
$27.50

New England Wildlife

USE234
James Kavanaugh
Waterford Press
2001
1583551735
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
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0
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This laminated, fold-out, pocket-size guide features illustrations of almost 150 species of fish, birds, reptiles, amphibians and mammals.
$7.95

For Kids

Sugaring Time

USE238
Kathryn Lasky
Simon and Schuster Inc.
1986
64
068971081X
PAPER
Natural History
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0
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MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A chronicle of one Vermont family's process of making maple syrup.
$9.99

More Books

Field Notes from the Northern Forest

USE03
Curt Stager
Syracuse University Press
1999
329
0815605722
PAPER
Natural History
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0
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Combining the latest in scientific literature with his own observations, Sager's natural science essays explore the lives of the animals, plants and fungi commonly encountered in the forests of eastern North America.
$19.95

The Most Beautiful Villages of New England

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Tom Shachtman
Thames & Hudson
2007
208
0500018006
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
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0
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New England's most picturesque towns and villages are presented through 240 full-color photographs. Accompanying descriptions fill in details about each town's history and architecture.
$40.00

The Inn at Lake Devine

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Elinor Lipman
Vintage Books
1999
253
037570485X
PAPER
Literature
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Set in the 1960s, this is a romantic comedy about a young Jewish woman who becomes fixated on an anti-Semitic resort in Vermont.
$15.95

Reading the Mountains of Home

USE55
John Elder
Harvard University Press
1999
253
0674748891
PAPER
Natural History
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Using Robert Frost's poem "Directive" as a companion on a journey through the woods of Vermont, John Elder weaves scholarly analysis with reflections on the cycles of loss and recovery in his own life and in nature.
$28.50

The Original Vermonters, Native Inhabitants, Past and Present

USE56
William A. Haviland, Marjory W. Power
University Press of New England
1994
362
0874516676
PAPER
History
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A highly readable, scholarly history of the native inhabitants and cultures of Vermont, covering the arrival of the Paleoindians, Abenakis and Iriquois.
$27.95

October, or Autumnal Tints

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Henry David Thoreau
W. W. Norton & Company
2012
127
0393081885
HARD COVER
Literature
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Henry David Thoreau considers the red maple, elm, sugar maple and scarlet oak in turn in this classic ode to autumn -- not as the season of senescence but of ripeness, fullness, and maturity. Originally published in 1862, this handsome new edition is illustrated with Lincoln Perry's full-page watercolors and includes an introduction by Thoreau biographer Robert Richardson (Henry Thoreau: A Life of the Mind).
$17.95

Green Mountain Farm

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Elliott Merrick, Lawrence Millman (Introduction)
Countryman Press
2003
206
0881504351
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
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An entertaining, wry account of abandoning the city for rural Vermont during the Depression. A classic.
$19.95