Firefox book 7 in the Series Paul Gillespe 1982 Anchor Books

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Take a step back in time with Firefox Book 7, a vintage edition published by Anchor Books in 1982. This book forms part of the legendary Firefox series, capturing the timeless wisdom and folk knowledge from Appalachia.

Originally articles from the much-loved Firefox magazine, this compilation transports you to a world where self-sufficiency and living off the land were not just ideals but a way of life.

Key Features:

  • The softcover binding offers a lightweight, portable format perfect for carrying around or cozying up with at home.
  • With 510 pages filled with articles on crafts, food preservation, farming techniques, and much more, this book is a treasure chest of traditional knowledge.
  • Paul Gillespie has preserved the voices of Appalachia in this seventh installment of the series, offering a fascinating historical context alongside practical advice.
  • This series was born out of Firefox magazine, which had its roots deep in the community, capturing the collective wisdom of generations.
  •  Whether you're an urban farmer, an outdoor enthusiast, or just nostalgic for a simpler time, Firefox Book 7 is your gateway to Appalachian wisdom.
  • The worn cover and underlined passages only add to the book's charm, marking it as a piece that has been loved and consulted over the years.


Title: Firefox Book 7

Publication Date: 1982

Publisher: Anchor Books

ISBN: 0-385-15244-2

Format: Softcover

Pages: 510

Language: English

Condition: Minor wear on the cover, passages underlined by a previous owner, all pages legible.


Firefox Book 7 is more than just a book; it's a passage to a forgotten world. For those interested in the roots of American folk culture or the joys of sustainable living, this book offers a unique glimpse into a rich and enduring community legacy.


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