More pdfs on basics

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  1. melbo

    melbo Hunter Gatherer Administrator Founding Member

    You can still poke around the site but they pulled the direct links to the pdfs. We shoulda grabbed them all when we could! Looks like they are now selling them.
    This, the reading room, is for people who want to review the Librum restorations.
    All works on this site are LIMITED in some way.
    (Exception: The FREEBIE Section)
    For full editions, please visit the store.
    Purchase details are at the bottom of the Page.

    Foxfire I. 1972.
    Foxfire II. 1973.
    Foxfire III. 1975.
    Foxfire IV. 1977.
    Foxfire V. 1979.
    Foxfire VI. 1980.
    <!-- m=medical, g=garden, c=cook, b=book, s=soap/perfume--> <!--b-->The Art of Book-binding. 1897
    <!--b-->Bibliopegia: Or, The Art of Bookbinding in All Its Branches; Illustrated with Engravings. 1848
    <!--b-->The Binding of Books: An Essay in the History of Gold-tooled Bindings . 1894
    <!--b-->Book Repair and Restoration: A Manual of Practical Suggestions for Bibliophiles . 1918
    <!--b-->Bookbinders and Their Craft . 1903
    <!--b-->Bookbinding for Amateurs.. 1885
    <!--b-->Bookbinding for Beginners. 1914
    <!--b-->Bookbinding, and the Care of Books: A Handbook. 1901
    <!--b-->Bookbindings Old and New: Notes of a Book-lover. 1895
    <!--b-->Exhibition of Silver Embroidered and Curious Bookbinding. 1903
    <!--b-->The Arts of Tanning, Currying, and Leather Dressing: Theoretically Considered in All Their Details. 1852
    <!--b-->The Art Of Tanning And Of Currying Leather. (repair) 1773.
    <!--b-->An Historical Sketch of Bookbinding. 1893
    <!--b-->A Lecture on Bookbinding as a Fine Art.. 1886
    <!--b-->Modern Bookbinding, Their Design and Decoration. 1906
    <!--b-->Notes on Bookbinding for Libraries. 1906
    <!--b-->The Tanner'S Key To A New System Of Tanning Sole Leather, Or, The Right Use Of Oak Bark 1824
    <!--b-->Practical Bookbinding. 1903
    <!--b-->Printing and Bookbinding for Schools. 1912
    <!--b-->The Art of Tanning Leather By David H. Kennedy - 1857
    <!--b-->The Book: Its Printers, Illustrators, and Binders.. 1890
    <!--b-->The Printers' Handbook of Trade Recipes, Hints & Suggestions. 1891
    <!--b-->Works on Bookbinding, Practical and Historical. 1903
    <!--c-->American Cookery. 1798
    <!--c-->American Woman's Home. 1869
    <!--c-->The Ideal Bartender. 1917. 1,759,384 bytes.
    <!--c-->Miss Beechers Domestic Receipt Book. 1850
    <!--c-->The Blue Grass Cook Book. 1904
    <!--c-->The Boston Cooking School Cook Book. 1896.
    <!--c-->Breakfast, Luncheon, and Tea. 1875.
    <!--c-->Cooking in Old Creole Days. 1904.
    <!--c-->Chocolate and Cocoa Recipes. 1780.
    <!--c-->Common Sense in the Household. 1873.
    <!--c-->The Complete Cook. 1864.
    <!--c-->The Complete Confectioner. 1864.
    <!--c-->Directions for Cookery in its Various Branches. 1840.
    <!--c-->Dishes and Beverages of the Old South. 1913.
    <!--c-->Domestic Cookery. 1869.
    <!--c-->The American Economical Housekeeper. 1815.
    <!--c-->The Encyclopedia of Foods and Beverages. 1911.
    <!--c-->Food and Cookery for the Sick and Convalescent. 1905.
    <!--c-->What Mrs Fisher Knows about Old Southern Cooking. 1881.
    <!--c-->The Frugal Housewife or Complete Woman Cook. 1803.
    <!--c-->The Frugal Housewife. 1830.
    <!--c-->The Good Housekeeper. 1839.
    <!--c-->The Great Western Cook Book. 1857.
    <!--c-->Henriette Davidis' Practical Cook Book. 1897.
    <!--c-->The Hotel Saint Francis Cook Book. 1919.
    <!--c-->Hotel Keepers, Head Waiters, and Housekeepers Guide. 1848.
    <!--c-->The House Servant's Directory. 1827.
    <!--c-->Jennie June's American Cookery Book. 1870.
    <!--c-->The Lady's Receipt Book. 1847.
    <!--c-->The Lady's New Book of Cookery. 1852.
    <!--c-->The Market Assistant. 1867.
    <!--c-->The Cook Not Mad.1831.
    <!--c-->The Practical Housekeeper.1857.
    <!--c-->Mrs Rorer's New Cook Book. 1902.
    <!--c-->Seventy Five Receipts for Pastry Cakes and Sweetmeats. 1832.
    <!--c-->A New System of Domestic Cookery. 1807.
    <!--c-->The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy.. 1784
    <!--c-->The Virginia Housewife. 1838.
    <!--c-->The Young House Keeper.1846.
    <!--g-->Amateur Gardencraft: A Book for the Home-maker and Garden Lover . 1912
    <!--g-->The Amateur's Practical Garden-book. 1900
    <!--g-->The American Flower Garden Directory. 1839
    <!--g-->The American Gardener's Assistant. 1867
    <!--g-->The American Home Garden. 1859
    <!--g-->Backyard Composting 1975
    <!--g-->Basic Soil Improvement 1983, 3,397,091 bytes
    <!--g-->The Beginner's Garden Book. by Allen French - 1922
    <!--g-->The Chronicle of a Cornish Garden. 1901
    <!--g-->The Clergy-man's Recreation. 1714
    <!--g-->Colour in the Flower Garden. 1908
    <!--g-->Common Sense Gardens: How to Plan and Plant Them. 1906
    <!--g-->Continuous Bloom in America. 1915
    <!--g-->The Cottager's Calendar of Garden Operations. 1851
    <!--g-->Cyclopedia of American Horticulture Vol I. 1902
    <!--g-->Cyclopedia of American Horticulture Vol II. 1902
    <!--g-->Cyclopedia of American Horticulture Vol IV. 1902
    <!--g-->The English Gardener. 1833
    <!--g-->Environmentally Sound Small-scale Forestry Projects. 1973.
    <!--g-->Every Man His Own Gardener. 1832
    <!--g-->What the Farmer should know about Biological Warfare. 1959.
    <!--g-->The Farmer's Dictionary. 1854
    <!--g-->Firewood Crops 1980
    <!--g-->The Flower Garden. 1856
    <!--g-->Flower Gardening 1913
    <!--g-->Folious Appearances: A Consideration on Our Ways of Lettering Books. 1854
    <!--g-->Forest Farming 1984.
    <!--g-->A Book about the Garden and the Gardener. 1892
    <!--g-->The Garden Month by Month. 1907
    <!--g-->A Garden with House Attached. 1904
    <!--g-->The Garden, You and I. 1906
    <!--g-->Gardener's & Farmer's Reason Why. 1860
    <!--g-->The Gardeners and Florists Dictionary. 1724
    <!--g-->The Gardeners Dictionary. Vol I. 1754
    <!--g-->The Gardeners Dictionary. Vol II. 1754
    <!--g-->The Gardeners Dictionary. Vol III. 1754
    <!--g-->The Gardeners Kalendar. 1792
    <!--g-->Gardening for Better Nutrition. 1978.
    <!--g-->Gardening for Pleasure. 1884.
    <!--g-->Gardening for Women. 1908
    <!--g-->The Gentleman and Gardener's Kalendar. 1821
    <!--g-->Gleanings in Old Garden Literature. 1892
    <!--g-->Growing Gardening Seeds. 1983
    <!--g-->A Practical Guide to Garden Plants . 1901
    <!--g-->The Horticultural Review And Botanical Magazine. 1854
    <!--g-->How the Garden Grew. 1900
    <!--g-->How to Grow More Vegetables. 1982
    <!--g-->How to Make Fertilizer
    <!--g-->Hydroponics. 1959.
    <!--g-->In My Lady's Garden. 1908
    <!--g-->Intensive Gardening for Profit and Self Sufficiency. 1978.
    <!--g-->Little Gardens for Boys and Girls. 1910
    <!--g-->The Making of a Flower Garden. 1919
    <!--g-->Manual of Gardening. 1916
    <!--g-->My Growing Garden. 1915
    <!--g-->My Own Garden, Or, The Young Gardener's Year Book. 1855
    <!--g-->The New American Gardener. 1842
    <!--g-->New Improvements of Planting and Gardening. 1718
    <!--g-->Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants. 1836
    <!--g-->Planting and Ornamental Gardening. 1785
    <!--g-->The Practical Fruit, Flower and Vegetable Gardener's Companion: With a Calendar. 1857
    <!--g-->The Practical Garden-book. 1900
    <!--g-->The Seasons in a Flower Garden. 1906
    <!--g-->Short Rotation Forestry. 1976
    <!--g-->Small Farm Weed Control. 1982
    <!--g-->Small Scale Irrigation. 1979
    <!--g-->The Fruit Garden. 1857
    <!--g-->The Garden: 1902. 1902
    <!--g-->The Garden: 1903. 1903
    <!--g-->The Gardeners' Dictionary. 1877
    <!--g-->The Nursery Manual 1922
    <!--g-->The Shakespeare Garden 1922
    <!--g-->The Toilet of Flora: Or, A Collection of the Most Simple and Approved. 1779
    <!--g-->Town and Window Gardening: Including the Structure, Habits, and Uses of 1879
    <!--g-->Villa Gardens: How to Plan and how to Plant Them. 1902
    <!--m-->A Barefoot Doctor's Manual 1974
    <!--m-->A Medical Laboratory For Developing Countries 1973
    <!--m-->Aidmans Medical Guide FM 8-36 1973, 8,756kb
    <!--m-->Doctor Chase's Recipes. 1864.
    <!--m-->Dental Specialist FM 8-225. 1984.
    <!--m-->The Druggist's General Receipt Book...Perfumery and Cosmetics. 1878
    <!--m-->Emergency War Surgery-NATO. 1977.
    <!--m-->First Aid for Soldiers FM 21-11 1976
    <!--m-->How to Make Basic Medical Equipment. 1979
    <!--m-->Simple Dental Care for Rural Hospitals. 1971
    <!--m-->Transportation of the Sick and Wounded FM 8-36. 1970
    <!--m-->US Army Special Forces Medical Handbook ST 31-91B 1982, 20,553kb
    <!--m-->Where there is no Dentist 1983, 17,303kb
    <!--m-->Where there is no Doctor 1992, 55,513kb
    <!--s-->The Art of Manufacturing Soap and Candles. 1867
    <!--s-->The Art of Manufacturing Soaps, Including the Most Recent Discoveries. 1854
    <!--s-->The Art of Perfumery, and the Methods of Obtaining the Odours of Plants. 1857
    <!--s-->The Art of Perfumery, and the Methods of Obtaining the Odours of Plants. 1879
    <!--s-->The Art of Soap-making: A Practical Handbook of the Manufacture of Hard and Soft Soaps. 1896
    <!--s-->The Chemistry of Essential Oils and Artificial Perfumes. 1908
    <!--s-->A Practical Guide for the Perfumer. 1868
    <!--s-->Manual for the Essence Industry. 1916
    <!--s-->A Practical Treatise on the Manufacture of Soap and Candles. 1888
    <!--s-->A Practical Treatise on the Manufacture of Soaps. 1871
    <!--s-->Odorographia: A Natural History of Raw Materials and Drugs Used in the Perfume Industry. 1894
    <!--s-->THe Perfumer'S Legacy, Or, Companion To The Toilet. 1850
    <!--s-->Perfumery it's Manufacture and Use. 1853
    <!--s-->Soaps and Proteins: Their Colloid Chemistry in Theory and Practice. 1921
    <!--s-->The Book of Perfumes. 1867
    <!--s-->A Treatise on the Manufacture of Soap and Candles, Lubricants and Glycerin 1895
    Barnacle Parp's Chainsaw Guide 1977
    Draft Horse Primer. 1977.
    Employment of Draught Animals in Agriculture. 1972.
    Farm and Garden Rule-book. 1911
    Foxfire I. 1972.
    Foxfire II. 1973.
    Foxfire III. 1975.
    Foxfire IV. 1977.
    Foxfire V. 1979.
    Foxfire VI. 1980.
    Journal of New Alchemists 1 1973
    Journal of New Alchemists 2 1976
    Journal of New Alchemists 3 1976
    Journal of New Alchemists 4 1977
    Journal of New Alchemists 5 1979
    Keeping Livestock Healthy. 1985
    Mini Technology 2 1983,
    Mini Technology 1978.
    Permaculture 2. 1979
    Practical Poultry Production. 1981
    Rabbit Production. 1982
    Raising Goats for Meat and Milk 1985,
    Raising Rabbits 1983(?)
    Sheep Health Handbook. 1983
    Soft Tech 1983
    The Backyard Dairy Book. 1975.
    The Book of Geese. 1981.
    The Homesteader's Handbook for Raising Small Game 1974
    Timber Drying Manual. 1974
    Tools for Homesteaders, Gardeners, + Small Scale Farmers 1978

    The Book of the New Alchemists 02-24
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  2. pgrass101

    pgrass101 Monkey+++

    Thanks, I'm looking forward to reading some of those
  3. KHAN

    KHAN Monkey+++

    Melbo, this should be stickied.
  4. Quigley_Sharps

    Quigley_Sharps The Badministrator Administrator Founding Member

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  5. FalconDance

    FalconDance Neighborhood Witch

    The site reports that their .pdf section is down with no etr. Bummer.
  6. TnAndy

    TnAndy Senior Member Founding Member

    Shame....because looks like a vast array of knowledge there....
  7. melbo

    melbo Hunter Gatherer Administrator Founding Member

    They pulled them
  8. dragonfly

    dragonfly Monkey+++

    Well this sucks!
    (I feel like a penguin about now!)
  9. ghrit

    ghrit Bad company Administrator Founding Member

    Google a couple of them, some are still free downloads, but dredging down to find them will take a bit. Others are for sale.
  10. fortunateson

    fortunateson I hate Illinois Nazis!

    A bunch of interesting books in pdf for FREE
    You might need a .rar extractor for some.

    BTW, many field manuals can be found in pdf format for free download if you google the manual number. For example google "TM 31-210 pdf"
  11. Quindora

    Quindora Monkey

    Here's a few of the books listed on the Librum site (will be adding more as I find them) and some other interesting stuff related to them. Thus far they're mostly on, so they should be up for a while. The "More..." links lead to the books' pages on, where you can download the books in other formats.

    507 Mechanical Movements
    * PDF
    * Online Animations
    * More...
    Agriculture for Common Schools
    * PDF (Google Books)
    * More...
    American Farm Book
    * PDF
    * More...
    American Medical Botany
    * PDF
    * More...
    Appletons Cyclopedia of Applied Mechanics vol I
    * PDF
    * More...
    Appletons Cyclopedia of Applied Mechanics vol II
    * PDF
    * More...
    Appletons Elements of Chemistry
    * PDF
    * More...
    Audel's Carpenters' and Builders Guide vol. I-IV
    * COPYRIGHTED 2012
    Audel's Household Helps Hints and Receipts
    * PDF
    * More...
    Audel's Engineers and Mechanic Guide vol. I
    * PDF
    * More...
    Audel's Engineers and Mechanics Guide vol. II
    * PDF
    * More...
    Audel's Engineers and Mechanics Guide vol. III
    * PDF
    * More...
    Audel's Engineers and Mechanics Guide vol. IV
    * PDF
    * More...
    Assayers Guide
    * PDF (Google Books)
    * More...
    Audel's Engineers and Mechanics Guide vol. V
    * PDF
    * More...
    Audel's Engineers and Mechanics Guide vol. VI
    * PDF
    * More...
    Audel's Engineers and Mechanics Guide vol. VII
    * PDF
    * More...
    Audel's Engineers and Mechanics Guide vol. VIII
    * PDF (Google Play)
    Audel's Ship Fitters Guide
    * PDF (Google Books)
    A Catechism of the Steam Engine
    * PDF
    * More...
    A Course in Wood Turning
    * PDF
    * More...
    A Handbook to Chemical Technology
    * PDF (Google Books)
    * More...
    A Manual of Mending and Repairing
    * PDF
    * More...
    A Thousand and One Formulas
    * PDF
    * More...
    A Treatise on Adulteration of Food
    * PDF
    * More...
    Hawkins Electrical Guide vol. 1-10 (+Dictionary) Replaced by Audel's New Electric Library
    * Vol. 1-10 via Wikipedia
    * Vol. 1-4
    * Hawkins' Electrical Dictionary
    Manual for Army Cooks
    * PDF
    * More...
    Mechanical Appliances, Mechanical Movements and Novelties of Construction
    * PDF
    * More...
    Mechanical Movements, Powers and Devices
    * PDF (Google Books)
    * More...
    Last edited: Oct 26, 2013
  12. Quindora

    Quindora Monkey

    Bamboo Work (Hasluck)
    * PDF
    * More...
    Beehives and Bee Keepers Appliances
    * PDF
    * More...
    Bent Iron Work (Hasluck)
    * Google Play
    Book Binding (Hasluck)
    * PDF
    * More...
    Boots and Shoes (Golding)
    * Volume I
    * Volume II (not found)
    * Volume III (not found)
    * Volume IV
    * Volume V (not found)
    * Volume VI
    * Volume VII (not found)
    * Volume VIII (not found)
    Boy Mechanic, the - vol. I
    * PDF
    * More...
    Boy Mechanic, the - vol. II
    * PDF
    * More...
    Boy Mechanic, the - vol. III
    * PDF
    * More...
    Boy Mechanic, the - vol. IV
    * Free Version Not Found
    Builders Hoisting Machinery
    * PDF
    * More...
    Build It Better Yourself
    * Copyright 1977
    Last edited: Oct 26, 2013
  13. tc556guy

    tc556guy Monkey+++

    Not seeing where the linked volumes are any better than the copies I already have.......
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