The Foxfire Books 1-8
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New York. Anchor Books. 1972. Softcover, w. typographic design cover varying in different colors per issue. Book condition: Very good, some shelf wear & minor surface marks. Appx. 400pp ea. (ill. in color & b/w).
Hog dressing, wagon making, snake handling, foot-washing and mule swapping, are just a few of the skills and crafts you can learn from The Firefox Books. Each volume imparts the philosophy of simple mountain living as well as preserving the oral traditions, crafts and stories of the Southern Appalachian mountaineers. This generous series is "dedicated to the people of the mountains in the hope that, through it, some portion of their wisdom, ingenuity and individuality will remain long after them to touch us all."