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Listing our library may be of use for others looking for certain information or just wanting to fill the library shelf of useful books. Here is my library (all printed books) no digital stuff.

*finding your way in the outdoors
*the essential wilderness navigator: how to find your way in the great outdoors, second edition
*UTM Using your GPS with the universal transverse mercator coordinate system
*wilderness navigation: finding your way using map, compass, altimeter & gps
*finding your way without map or compass

*prepper's total grid failure handbook: alternative power, energy storage, low voltage appliances and other lifesaving strategies for self-sufficient living
*U.S. armed forces nuclear, biological and chemical survival manual
*nuclear war survival skills (upgraded 2012 edition)
*civil defense in time of emergency: nuclear attack natural disasters 1968
*civil defense booklets (red dog nuclear survival)

*SAS and Elite Forces guide ropes and knots: essential rope skills from the world's elite units
*knack knots you need: for more than 100 of the best sailing, fishing, climbing, camping
*the ultimate encyclopedia of knots and ropework
*complete book of knots

*U.S. air force survival handbook
*unit field sanitation team (FM 4-25.12)
*sas survival handbook revised edition
*pocket field guide: survival book of lists
*how to survive the end of the world as we know it
*urban emergency survival plan: readiness strategies for the city and suburbs
*handbook to practical disaster preparedness for the family, 3rd edition
*emergency/survival hygiene: a prepper "cookbook" for making survival personal hygiene products
*the sense of survival
*crises preparedness
*bug out

*tracks and trailcraft
*mammal tracks & sign: a guide to north american species
*wildlife of the pacific northwest: tracking and identifying mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates

*a guide to canning, freezing, curing & smoking meat, fish & game
*basic butchering of livestock & game
*build a smokehouse: storey country wisdom bulletin a-81
*food drying techniques: storey's country wisdom bulletin a-197
*food storage: preserving meat, dairy, and eggs
*the complete guide to water storage: emergency use

*bushcraft outdoor skills & wilderness survival
*bushcraft the ultimate guide to survival in the wilderness
*the complete sportsman's encyclopedia (1913)
*shelters, shacks, and shanties
*wildwood wisdom
*the bushcraft field guide to trapping, gathering, and cooking in the wild
*the natural formula book for home & yard
*camp-lore and woodcraft
*the Book of Camping & Woodcraft: A Guidebook For Those Who Travel In The Wilderness
*compost Everything: the good guide to extreme composting
*the complete survival shelters handbook: a step-by-step guide to building life-saving structures for every climate and wilderness situation
*LDS preparedness manual, V8, 2012 edition
*the field and forest handy book
*doctor prepper's making the best of basics
*the complete survival in the southwest: guide to desert survival
*back to basics: a complete guide to traditional skills

*trees and shrubs of the pacific northwest
*edible wild plants a north american field guide
*pacific northwest foraging
*edible wild plants
*northwest weeds: the ugly and beautiful villains of fields, gardens, and roadsides
*grow or die: the good guide to survival gardening
*garden way's joy of gardening

*mushrooms demystified
*mushrooms of the pacific northwest
*a field guide to edible mushrooms of the pacific northwest
*common poisonous plants and mushrooms of north america
*all that the rain Promises and more a hip pocket guide to western mushrooms

*herbs for common ailments
+the lost book of remedies
*edible and medicinal plants of the west
*medicinal plants of the pacific west
*growing herbs for cold & flu relief: storey's country wisdom bulletin a-219
*the herb book
*the healing herbs
*the herbal drugstore

*camp cooking: 100 years
*the back country kitchen: camp cooking for canoeists, hikers and anglers
*the pantry primer: a prepper's guide to whole Food on a half-price budget
*the frugal housewife, complete women cook. five hundred approved recipes. (18th century)
*the practical camp cook
*do it yourself prep n store
*food storage for self-sufficiency and survival
*the prepared prepper's cookbook
*the prepper's cookbook
*passport to survival: four foods and more to use and store (1974 15th printing)
*the woods cook: outdoor cooking with a professional guide

*lightning strikes: staying safe under stormy skies
*mountain weather: backcountry forecasting and weather safety for hikers, campers, climbers, skiers, and snowboarders

*the survival medicine handbook
*emergency war surgery
*american red cross: first aid responding to emergencies third edition
*NOLS wilderness medicine: 5th edition
*medicine for the outdoors: the essential guide to emergency medical procedures and first aid 3rd ed
*wilderness medicine: beyond first aid 6th edition
*medicine for mountaineering 3rd edition
*medicine for mountaineering & Other wilderness activities 1993
*living ready pocket manual - first aid: fundamentals for survival
*a surgeon's guide to scavenging items for a medical kit, and putting them to use while bugging out
*the ultimate survival medicine guide: emergency preparedness for any disaster
*how to treat life-threatening conditions preppers get (Volume 2)
*the PDR pocket guide to prescription drugs
*the pandemic preparedness guide
*prepping for a pandemic: life-saving supplies, skills and plans for surviving an outbreak
*the survival doctor's complete handbook: what to do when help is not on the way
*prepper's survival medicine handbook: a lifesaving collection of emergency procedures from U.S. army field manuals
*where there is no dentist 1st edition. 14th updated printing 2012 edition
*physicians desk reference 2013 (Pdr)

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i deffently need to work on that area.in paper back and hard back alike..especilly seeing how i have everything on my nook ,pc and cd..and they'll be useless when there's no power after a extended leanth of time
 

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i deffently need to work on that area.in paper back and hard back alike..especilly seeing how i have everything on my nook ,pc and cd..and they'll be useless when there's no power after a extended leanth of time
My Wife wanted me to put these on her kindle and nook though too problematic and as you have stated "useless when there's no power after a extended.. " though my library wasn't necessarily for my benefit as it was for our kids and grand kids and their friends focusing more on foraging and bushcraft, most of my bushcraft books are dated though it's what I grown up with never the less still valuable in the modern world, foraging books is a must for preppers/survivalist with the focus being more on our own geographics.
 

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holy moly,that's something really great,have a long way to go before I can put up a list like that.
 

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Hard copy books may become more valuable than money one day. I like all the outdoor survival stuff you've collected. I've got a pretty good medical library, but need to gather more of everything else. I'm going to have to find a good used book store.
I don't like electronics for all the obvious reasons thus I prefer hard copies. I'm still collecting medical books but the majority are mountaineering and wilderness medical books. I've been keeping a running list on paperback book swap http://www.paperbackswap.com/home.php or I'll purchase from Amazon used books, the last two books I got from Amazon used books I paid $4 and that included shipping (medicine for mountaineering 3rd edition) so I figured not a bad buy.
 

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I don't like electronics for all the obvious reasons thus I prefer hard copies. I'm still collecting medical books but the majority are mountaineering and wilderness medical books. I've been keeping a running list on paperback book swap http://www.paperbackswap.com/home.php or I'll purchase from Amazon used books, the last two books I got from Amazon used books I paid $4 and that included shipping (medicine for mountaineering 3rd edition) so I figured not a bad buy.
Thanks for the link! Even if I find a bookstore, I live in such a small town that odds of finding good used material is slim.
 

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i keep forgetting a used book store in one town that i've gone to..i've bought paper back books there for my mom and my self there before..they have a good selection of mystery novels and western books.and as for the other types.it seems like there's a pretty good selection there as well,for a small used book store.
 

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Updated the list, added The Field and Forest Handy Book written originally in 1906 -
a surgeon's guide to scavenging items for a medical kit, and putting them to use while bugging out
 
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Added these books to our library,

+the ultimate encyclopedia of knots and ropework
+complete book of knots
+a guide to canning, freezing, curing & smoking meat, fish & game
+basic butchering of livestock & game
+build a smokehouse: storey country wisdom bulletin a-81
+food drying techniques: storey's country wisdom bulletin a-197
+food storage: preserving meat, dairy, and eggs
 
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Added two books;

+how to treat life-threatening conditions Preppers Get!: The Prepper Pages Survival Medicine Guide to Dealing with the Most Common Infections & Illnesses Plaguing Preppers (Volume 2)
+unit field sanitation team FM 4-25.12 (FM 21-10-1) U.S. Army

With sanitation being extremely important in a post-shtf, here is the PDF version of the manual I picked up today, this manual is a must have for the preppers library. If you can't get the hard copy at least download this manual! http://armypubs.army.mil/doctrine/DR_pubs/dr_a/pdf/atp4_25x12.pdf
 

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I love the idea of having an actual book survival library.
Unfortunately, don't love the cost. I do have some such books, but not nearly what you're amassing, LOL.

I am however, in the process of building up a good pdf library, mostly from this site. Doesn't take a lot of power to power a reader, so seems to be a practical way to store and access the data (as long as you have redundant devices to pull it up on).
 

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Most of my reference stuff is in digits. I have a few shelves of hard copy prep books and a ton of books on other topics.
I pick up most of my prep books used from the local used book sale held twice a year by the local library
 

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Most of my reference stuff is in digits. I have a few shelves of hard copy prep books and a ton of books on other topics.
I pick up most of my prep books used from the local used book sale held twice a year by the local library
The Wife has been after me to purchase most of my books in digital format but I'm not much into these digital anything, besides my books will outlast her readers and not willing to spend $$ on digital formats of books I already own :) I wanted a healthy prep library that covers many topics that outlast me.
 

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The Wife has been after me to purchase most of my books in digital format but I'm not much into these digital anything, besides my books will outlast her readers and not willing to spend $$ on digital formats of books I already own :) I wanted a healthy prep library that covers many topics that outlast me.
I didn't pay for most of my digital stuff.
I've been collecting it for a few years now and passing it around to others and we share our respective libraries of information....
 
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