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1 Colby, Forrest H. Forest Protection and Conservation in Maine.
Lewiston, ME Journal Printshop and Bindery, printer. 1919 no Cloth Good No Jacket 
Blue/green illustrated cloth. 163 pp. Black and white photos throughout. A work drawing on statistics and research into land and farming practices in the forests of Maine, highlighting harmful or dangerous practices that led to forest fires, deforestation etc. With photos of old farms, burned out forests, etc. GOOD condition. Large area of white paint splatter on the rear cover. General fading, some scuffing and soiling. Light edgewear. Two ownership signatures present. Small area of dampstaining/wrinkling to the upper corner of the pages in the center of the book. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2 Gilman, Robert et al. Mullins, Patrick (editor) Dreamtime Talkingmail. Issue 7. Spring 1995.
LaFarge, WI Xexoial Endarchy, Publisher 1995 no Wraps Very Good 
Printed wraps. 29 pp. A single issue of this journal/zine style work devoted to alternative lifestyles and culture. This issue with articles on paradise gardening, fantastic anarchy and the end of history, the eco-village challenge, guidelines for eco-village development, nomadic festival arrow, etc. The Eco-village Challenge and Guidelines for Eco-village development are written by Robert Gilman, a noted proponent of ecovillages, writing and teaching extensively on the subject of sustainability. VERY GOOD+ condition. Minor toning. 
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Forest Fire Protection Under the Weeks Law in Cooperation with States. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service-Circular 205., Peters, J. Girvin
3 Peters, J. Girvin Forest Fire Protection Under the Weeks Law in Cooperation with States. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service-Circular 205.
Washington Government Printing Office 1912 no Pamphlet Good 
Pamphlet. 15 pp including a fire plan map of northern New Hampshire. A short work providing a description of the benefits and work done in response to the newly passed Weeks Act (or Law). This includes describing efforts undertaken to prevent future forest fires and the results of these efforts. The Weeks Act was one of the most important pieces of convservation legislation undertaken in the 20th century, allowing the federal government to purchase lands and forests around watersheds, establishing national forests which would protect those resources. Sponsored by congressman John Weeks of Massachusetts, the bill was inspired partly by the severe forest fires in Maine in New Hampshire in 1910, as well as the effects of over-logging in those areas. GOOD condition. Pencil note on upper front and rear cover. Vertical fold crease down the center. Minor wrinkling, soiling and browning to the paper. Interior clean and solid. 
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