The Book of Shed

Author: Joel Bird

Publisher: Bonnier Publishing Ltd.

ISBN: 1911274813

Category: House & Home

Page: 304

View: 3504

'No one knows sheds like Joel Bird. The creativity and knowledge which won him shed of the year is echoed throughout this brilliant book.' - George Clarke The Book of Shed is for the new vision of the shed. A beautifully designed hardback book, it will provide you with the inspiration and the information you need to plan and create your new space by combining imaginative ideas and beautiful design with practical thinking and building knowledge. Written by designer-builder, TV personality and all-round shed-progressive Joel Bird, this wonderful tome is split into four comprehensive sections - on the history and basics of the shed; shed inspiration and style; the shed build; and some of Joel's most distinctive shed case studies - and is the perfect fireside read whether you're a seasoned shed-head or completely new to the joys of your own purpose-built haven, wherever and whatever that may be.

The Book of the Mushroom - Growing & Harvesting

Author: A. Defries

Publisher: Read Books Ltd

ISBN: 1447488180

Category: Nature

Page: 164

View: 8695

Originally published in 1936, this book is a detailed introduction to the cultivation of the mushroom. Full of practical information and instructions on growing and harvesting mushrooms, this book is still of great practical use to today's grower or mushroom enthusiast and even features a short collection of classic recipes. Contents include: introduction - The Nature of The Mushroom - Site and Soil - Buildings - Manures - Spawns - Making up Beds - Care of Beds - Diseases and Pests and Their Control - Picking and Packing - Exhibiting - Some Companion Crops - Marketing and Costings - Cooking Recipes. We are republishing this vintage text in a modern and affordable edition, featuring high quality reproductions of the original artwork.

The Book of Looms

A History of the Handloom from Ancient Times to the Present

Author: Eric Broudy

Publisher: UPNE

ISBN: 9780874516494

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 176

View: 9622

A heavily illustrated classic on the evolution of the handloom is now reissued in a handy paper edition.

The Book of the Farm

Detailing the Labours of the Farmer, Farm-steward, Ploughman, Shepherd, Hedger, Cattle-man, Field-worker, and Dairy-maid

Author: Henry Stephens

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1108024955

Category: History

Page: 738

View: 6873

A detailed description and guide to best contemporary farming practice, including agriculture, dairying and livestock farming, first published in 1842.

The Book of Awakening

Having the Life You Want By Being Present in the Life You Have

Author: Mark Nepo

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 085738693X

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 448

View: 1669

The Book of Awakening provides small doses of what really matters: simple truths and stories from everyday lives, plus inspiration from the great wisdom traditions. Each day's entry is accompanied by commonplace yet profound practices, designed to help us live the life we want by being present to the life we have. For, in the words of St Francis of Assisi, 'You are that which you are seeking.' A daily guide for authentic living in hard times, The Book of Awakening is a book to keep your head high, your heart open and your feet on the ground. 'It is true,' Nepo writes, 'If you can't see what you're looking for, see what's there. It's enough.'

The Book of The Ler

Author: M. A. Foster

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101118429

Category: Fiction

Page: 928

View: 8642

Out of print since 1985, these three classic novels form a trilogy that chronicles the history of an alternate human race, the Ler, from their origins as a bioengineered "superhuman" race on Earth to their complex civilizations in space. Together, the books form a challenging examination of what it means to be human.

The Book of Storms

Author: Ruth Hatfield

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)

ISBN: 0805099999

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 368

View: 2154

Eleven-year-old Danny O'Neill has never been what you'd call adventurous. But when he wakes the morning after a storm to find his house empty, his parents gone, and himself able to hear the thoughts of a dying tree, he has no choice but to set out to find answers. He soon learns that the enigmatic Book of Storms holds the key to what he seeks . . . but unraveling its mysteries won't be easy. If he wants to find his family, he'll have to face his worst fears and battle terrifyingly powerful enemies, including the demonic Sammael himself.In the beautifully imagined landscape of Ruth Hatfield's The Book of Storms, magic seamlessly intertwines with the everyday, nothing is black and white, and Danny is in a race against time to rescue everything he holds dear.

A Historical-Critical Study of the Book of Obadiah

Author: Ehud Ben Zvi

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 311080963X

Category: Religion

Page: 319

View: 6768

The series Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft (BZAW) covers all areas of research into the Old Testament, focusing on the Hebrew Bible, its early and later forms in Ancient Judaism, as well as its branching into many neighboring cultures of the Ancient Near East and the Greco-Roman world.


Author: Hermann Gunkel

Publisher: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht

ISBN: 3525516517

Category: Bible

Page: 527

View: 8867


The Book of Samson

A Novel

Author: David Maine

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 1466807180

Category: Fiction

Page: 240

View: 9235

"This is the story of my life and it's not a happy one. If you wish to read about me you're welcome to but if you're looking for something to give you hope & joy comfort & inspiration then you had best leave off here straightaway and go find something else. My life has an abundance of frustration and pain plus a fair bit of sex and lots of killing and broken bones but it's got precious little hope & joy comfort & inspiration. It's got some women in it too plus a wife. Dalila is the one you may have heard of and a rare piece of work she was. You may think you know the story but believe me there's more." --from The Book of Samson From the author of the acclaimed and provocative novels Fallen and The Preservationist comes a tale about a man who believes he is touched by the hand of God---then instructed by that God to slaughter his enemies. It is the story of "this worldly existence of men & brutes desire & unkindness" and of the woman, Dalila, who figures at the center of it all. In The Book of Samson, David Maine has created an unforgettable portrait, a unique and astonishing masterpiece that puts a face on a previously faceless icon.

The Book of Deuteronomy and Post-modern Christianity

Author: James Baxter

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN: 1621896161

Category: Religion

Page: 126

View: 3495

As a dominant voice in our society, Western Christianity (including fundamentalism) is dying despite the growing tendency of people to identify as spiritual but not religious. In the face of this reality, churches continue to preach the same message of sin, judgment, guilt, in order to be saved, or in the case of more progressive churches, feel-good messages. No wonder Western Christianity is failing. If it is ever to regain its viability, Christianity must rethink its total devotion to Christ and look again at its roots. A new Christianity must start over with the original vision of God's dream for us as expressed by Moses and Jesus. Jesus was not a Christian. He was a Jewish reformer and he worked within the context of the Jewish Scriptures (the Old Testament). Deuteronomy was one of these books. When this ancient wisdom is paired with post-modern Christianity we see that the teachings of Moses and Jesus are as relevant today as they were two to three thousand years ago, perhaps even more so.

The Book of Anne

One Woman Discovers 6,000,000 Parentless Children in the United States of America

Author: H. A. Thurston

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1465330011

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 274

View: 2671

Patrick, a young attorney, runs every day and gives up coffee. Mary, a school teacher loves her aerobics and fresh veggies. Yet they die in their thirties. What about their children? With love, faith, an Irish temper and humor, Anne, the grandmother, tells of her traumatic, yet hilarious journey through her daughters funeral, governmental red tape, the demise of the encyclopedia and the advent of the electronic world, a governmental error of $45,000 and its ultimate act of horror, the eighteenand-out Law. In retrospect she researches the abandonment of parentless children by the government to offer a womans commonsense solution.

The Book of Proverbs and Arabic Proverbial Works

Author: Riad Aziz Kassis

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004113053

Category: Religion

Page: 318

View: 3386

This is the first detailed study that critically compares and contrasts the wisdom sentences of the Book of Proverbs with classical and post-classical Arabic proverbs; reference is also made to current Arabic proverbs.The wisdom tradition of Solomon is examined and is compared to that of the Arab sage Luqm'n. The book deals with three main themes that are of special significance both in the Book of Proverbs and in Arabic proverbial works: royalty, speech and silence, wealth and poverty.The book concludes with a study of some form-critical and traditio-historical aspects of the treated proverbs.Hundreds of classical Arabic proverbs and wisdom sayings of Prophet Muh ammad appear for the first time in English.

Looking to Christ: The Book of Hebrews

Author: Marci Ogrosky

Publisher: WestBow Press

ISBN: 1490839984

Category: Religion

Page: 284

View: 4181

Get ready to make the book of Hebrews your new favorite book of the Bible with the help of Looking to Christ, an insightful evangelical study guide. You will be encouraged to keep the faith by focusing on the person and work of Jesus Christ, imitating the faith of Old Testament heroes, and putting your faith into practice in spite of the challenges and doubts you face. As your assurance of faith grows stronger, you will be better prepared to joyfully persevere throughout life, no matter what. Every lesson in Looking to Christ gives background information, asks questions, and applies the truth of Scripture with a common-sense approach that makes Hebrews accessible to all levels of Bible students. Allow yourself to be transformed from the inside out: - Fill your mind with the truth of who Christ is and what He has done. - Let your heart be inspired by the example of faithful believers. - Give evidence of faith by your attitude and behavior. Whether this is your first time studying Hebrews or your twentieth, there are always new and deeper insights waiting for you. It is time to grab your Bible and a pen, sit down with Looking to Christ, and expect good things.

The Book of Shamanic Healing

Author: Kristin Madden

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide

ISBN: 0738723983

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 264

View: 6161

This groundbreaking book offers a complete "healer's toolkit" for shamanic practitioners. Along with an in-depth discussion of the theories, practices, and ethics of shamanic healing work, this guide gives you first-hand accounts of healing experiences from the author's practice, exercises to help you develop your skills and abilities, and ceremonies to use in your own practice. The Book of Shamanic Healing covers all aspects of shamanic healing in a practical manner, with instructions on how to: • Create sacred space and healing ceremonies • Partner with your drum to create healing • Develop your shamanic and psychic abilities • Free your voice and seek your power song • Communicate quickly and easily with spirit guides • Explore your shadow side • Perform soul retrievals and extractions safely • Use dreams, stones, crystals, and colors in healing work • Connect to the healing universe and live in balance

The Book of Common Prayer

Author: Church Publishing

Publisher: Church Publishing, Inc.

ISBN: 9780898695793

Category: Religion

Page: 2592

View: 6367

The Book of Common Prayer and the New Revised Standard Version of the Bible are an excellent and logical combination for personal use, both in daily devotion and study, and on Sundays during the liturgy. The NRSV translation of the Bible is accurate, elegant, highly acclaimed by scholars, and enjoys wide use in congregations of the Episcopal Church.