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Trentham, Vic Earth Garden Books 2013 0980848792 / 9780980848793 Paperback New 
If you live in the city, anywhere, now is the time to embrace urban food growing and sustainable living. Volume Three of City Permaculture builds on this inner city wisdom and presents real life examples of enterprising urbanites having the best of both worlds. Courtyard gardens, - raised beds, permablitz, chookproof permaculture, green roof gardens. Foreword by Rosemary Morrow. Cost of postage will be reduced for this item. ; Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 80 pages 
Price: 7.00 AUD
Victoria Earth Garden Books 2006 0958639795 / 9780958639798 First Edition Paperback New 
Colour photos of Australian owner builder homes made from strawbale, rock, mudbrick and other natural materials to be energy efficient, passive solar designs and affordable. First in a new, annual series from the down to earth Earth Garden Magazine publishers. Includes plans and diagrams for the homes featured. 200gms weight ; Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 80 pages 
Price: 16.00 AUD
3 Archer, John & Gerry DIRT CHEAP : THE MUD BRICK BOOK
Victoria Compendium 1976 Paperback Very Good- 
Chipping to base of spine; Loosely inserted article by Keith Smith "Build a House from the Earth Beneath Your Feet" from The National Times June 10, 1978 which describes Dirt Cheap as " A 'new wave' practical book, with lots of photos of 1930s earth buildings at Montsalvat, Victoria. Recounts building of the authors' house. " ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 94 pages 
Price: 12.00 AUD
4 Bianco, Andrew THE MUD BRICK ADVENTURE : FROM BEGINNING TO END A Step-By-Step Fully Illustrated Guide to Building Your Own Earth Home Includes Fold-Out Copy of Andrew's House Plans.
Trentham, Vic Earth Garden Books 2001 0958639760 / 9780958639767 Paperback New 
Step-by-step fully illustrated guide to building your own home, providing a clear understanding of the home-building process. Written by a self taught owner builder, this book covers everything from clearing the block to dealing with tradespeople. Cost of postage will be reduced for this item ; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 44 pages 
Price: 11.50 AUD
5 Bibby, Deborah A - Z of Handy Hints
Sydney Choice Books 1998 0947277412 / 9780947277413 First Edition Soft Cover Fine 
1998 reprint174p, index. ; 8vo 
Price: 9.00 AUD
Melbourne Mandarin 1994 1863304010 / 9781863304016 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
Crimped top edge of front cover; 1994 reprint Index Alphabetical collection of home hints and tips for repairs, stain removal, cookery and gardening from Queensland's Lady Flo Bjelke-Petersen. 300gms weight ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 146 pages 
Price: 17.50 AUD
7 Blandford, Percy W Handbook of Practical Boat Repairs Covers all Types of Boats, from Canoes to Yachts, Including Aluminium, Fiberglass and Ferroconcrete!
Blue Ridge Summit, Pennsylvania, U. S. A. Tab Books 1975 0830647880 / 9780830647880 Paperback Very Good+ 
Looks unread. Index. First printing August, 1975. 250gms weight; Tab Books; Vol. 788; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 224 pages 
Price: 13.50 AUD
8 Burns, J. T. Framing Pictures
New York Charles Scribnes Sons 1978 0684155095 / 9780684155098 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
A growing number of artists, photographersand those who possess pictures prefer to do their own framing. This book provides advice renovating old frames, gilding, repairing and other problems. Section of front and back free endpaper darkened from inside cover. , 96p, index, illustrated.; 8vo 
Price: 11.50 AUD
9 Capon, Joanna PLASTER WORK : A PRACTICAL GUIDE Styles, History, Materials, Suppliers
Random House Australia 1991 0091826543 / 9780091826543 Paperback Good 
Covered in clear adhesive plastic Usual library stamps and markings; Illustrated history of plaster work in Australia showing changing styles, repair techniques, tools and supplies. 300gms weight ; Australian Home Renovator; Ex-Library; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 94 pages 
Price: 7.00 AUD
10 Cassell, Julian And Parham, Peter TILING
Marshall Editions 2000 1840283688 / 9781840283686 Paperback Very Good 
Softcover, spiral bound with flaps, index, repair, renovation and tiling techniques. 350gms weight; " House Beautiful " DIY Factfiles; Color Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 112 pages 
Price: 9.29 AUD
GETTING STARTED IN THE COUNTRY, Chambers, Stephanie; Hall, Anne (Ed)
11 Chambers, Stephanie; Hall, Anne (Ed) GETTING STARTED IN THE COUNTRY
Trentham, Vic Earth Garden Books 1999 095863971X / 9780958639712 Paperback New 
Index. DescriptionIdeal introduction to life on the land, with invaluable advice and information, whether planning to buy a weekend rural retreat or thinking of a major lifestyle change. Addresses 45 common questions and challenges. Cost of postage will be reduced for this item ; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 80 pages 
Price: 9.00 AUD
12 Charters, William W S; and Pryor, Trevor, L SOLAR ENERGY An Introduction to the Principles and Applications
Melbourne Beatrice Publishing 1981 0908068026 / 9780908068029 Paperback Very Good 
Diagrams. Provides an overview of possibilities and limitations of solar energy as a source of energy for Australia. Both authors were academics in the Mechanical Engineering Dept of the University of Melbourne at time of publication. Yellowed paper no creases. 360gms weight. ; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 90 pages 
Price: 32.50 AUD
13 Clark, Edie (Ed) Forgotten Arts, Book 4. Yesterdays's Technology Adapted to Today's Materials
Emmaus, Pennsylvania, U. S. A. Yankee Books 1979 0911658955 / 9780911658958 First Edition Soft Cover Good 
64p. Articles with illustrations from Yankee Magazine - flax growing, maple syrup, chimney cleaning, solar drying, herbal medicines. Cover shows wear with crease to centre.; 8vo 
Price: 13.00 AUD
14 Clark, Muriel Make Do and Mend
Glasgow Collins 1978 0004346122 / 9780004346120 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 
"An organized account of home economy and maintenance for the householder of the seventies. "168p, index, diagrams , usual library stationery; Ex-Library; 8vo 
Price: 7.00 AUD
15 Cockburn, Linda LIVING THE GOOD LIFE How One Family Changed Their World from Their Own Backyard
Hardie Grant Books 2007 1740663128 / 9781740663120 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
Index. Queensland family attempt to survive on a suburban block and grow own food. 500 grams weight. ; Remainder; Color Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 274 pages 
Price: 17.13 AUD
16 COLLINS, JULIE NEW STYLE FOR OLD JUNK Creative and Contemporary Ideas for Transforming Junk Shop Finds
MURDOCH BOOKS 1996 1903992052 / 9781903992050 Paperback New 
New book. 2001 reprint. Index. Variety of projects (24) with step-by- step instructions, painted finishes, mosaics, templates at rear. 460gms weight; Color Illustrations; 10.24 X 8.43 X 0.31 inches 
Price: 7.00 AUD
London Merehurst Ltd 1998 1853916188 / 9781853916182 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
Index, templates, glossary. Softback with flaps"simple step-by step projects for maximum effect with minimum effort" Variety of crafts, stencilling, liming, gilding, marbling, verdigris, painted glass. 350gms weight ; Color Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 9.00 AUD
CONRAN OCTOPUS LTD 1985 185029013x / 9781850290131 Hard Cover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Surface scrapes to spine of dustjacket ; Reprinted 1988. Index, plenty of inspirational colour illustrations interiors, room designs and gardenscapes. 2kg weight ; Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 368 pages 
Price: 11.35 AUD
19 Cusack, Victor Bamboo Rediscovered
Trentham, Vic Earth Garden Books 1997 0959588981 / 9780959588989 Paperback New Illustrated by Cusack, Victor 
2003 reprint. Index. Bamboo is used throughout Asia for food, furniture, household items, musical instruments, and much, much more. In the western countries its use has been limited to specialty items such as garden stakes, but increasingly it is drawing attention as a renewable form of fiber. This practical and authoritative text shows how to grow clumping bamboo varieties in any climate. Readers will also learn: -- How to grow your own bamboo timber plantation -- How to harvest bamboo shoot for the kitchen -- How to make bamboo furniture and fences You will even learn how to make your own pan flute. ; B&W Illustrations; 10.60 X 8.80 X 0.30 inches; 96 pages 
Price: 14.00 AUD
20 Dunn, P. D. APPROPRIATE TECHNOLOGY Technology with a Human Face
London Macmillan 1978 0333242076 / 9780333242070 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
Owner's name top corner of front page. Creased spine; Index, notes and bibliography . Provides comprehensive introduction to the theory ad practice of appropriate technology and its application to developing countries as suggested in 'Small is Beautiful. ' 450 grams weight. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 220 pages 
Price: 16.50 AUD

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