Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Useful Books in the Post Apocalypse

I put this list together a few years back, and finally found where I had it buried.

D100 Useful PA Books
1. A Field Guide to Venomous Animals and Poisonous Plants: North America North of Mexico (Peterson Field Guide)
2. Advanced Bowie Techniques: The Finer Points of Fighting with a Large Knife
3. Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Toolbox Manual: The Perfect On‑the‑Job Reference Manual for Journeymen and Apprentice Cooling Technicians
4. American Cooperage Machinery and Tools
5. An Introduction to Modern Police Firearms
6. Barnyard in Your Backyard: A Beginner's Guide to Raising Chickens, Ducks, Geese, Rabbits, Goats, Sheep, and Cattle
7. Basic Freshwater Fishing: Step‑By‑Step Guide to Tackle and Know‑How That Catch the Favorite Fish in Your Area
8. Basic Plumbing With Illustrations
9. Betty Crocker Cookbook: Everything You Need to Know to Cook Today, New Tenth Edition
10. Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Carpentry for Homeowners: Basic Carpentry Skills & Everyday Home Repairs (Black & Decker Complete Guide)
11. Boatowner's Mechanical and Electrical Manual: How to Maintain, Repair, and Improve Your Boat's Essential Systems
12. Breaking and Entering: Master Crooks Crime Academy
13. Broadsword And Singlestick: with Chapters on Quarter‑Staff, Bayonet, Cudgel, Shillalah, Walking‑Stick, Umbrella, and Other Weapons of Self‑Defense
14. Building Security: Handbook for Architectural Planning and Design
15. Building with Masonry: Brick, Block, and Concrete
16. CAMOUFLAGE: The History of Concealment and Deception in War
17. Caving: The Sierra Club Guide to Spelunking
18. Chemistry (Cliffs Quick Review)
19. Chilton's Guide to Small Appliance Repair and Maintenance
20. Clothing: Fashion, Fabrics and Construction
21. Complete Guide to Hunting: Basic Techniques for Gun & Bow Hunters (The Complete Hunter)
22. Computer Repair with Diagnostic Flowcharts: Troubleshooting PC Hardware Problems from Boot Failure to Poor Performance, Revised Edition
23. Desert Survival Handbook : How to Prevent and Handle Emergency Situations
24. Dogs: Everything About Purchase, Care, Nutrition, Breeding, Behavior, and Training (A Complete Pet Owner's Manual)
25. Dr. Beach's Survival Guide: What You Need to Know About Sharks, Rip Currents, and More Before Going in the Water
26. Farm Blacksmithing: Practical Hints for Handy‑Men
27. FM 21‑50 ARMY FIELD MANUAL : Ranger Training and Ranger Operations
28. Fundamentals of Physics by A. Einstein revised edition circa 1956
29. GIS Cartography: A Guide to Effective Map Design
30. Gold! Gold! How and Where to Prospect for Gold (Prospecting and Treasure Hunting)
31. Guide to Military Installations
32. Gun Trader's Guide: A Complete Fully‑Illustrated Guide to Modern Firearms with Current Market Values (Thirty‑Second Edition)
33. Home Workshop Explosives, Second Edition by Uncle Fester
34. Home Workshop Silencers I
35. How to Develop Self‑Confidence And Influence People By Public Speaking
36. How to Build Animal Housing: 60 Plans for Coops, Hutches, Barns, Sheds, Pens, Nestboxes, Feeders, Stanchions, and Much More
37. How to Make Your Own Alcohol Fuels
38. How to Pick Pockets for Fun and Profit: A Magicians Guide to Pickpocket Magic
39. How to Repair Your Car (Motorbooks Workshop)
40. How to Test Almost Everything Electronic
41. How Your Horse Wants You to Ride: Starting Out, Starting Over
42. Incendiary Weapons: Greek Fire, Molotov Cocktail, Napalm, Thermite, Fire Balloon, Firebombing, Early Thermal Weapons, White Phosphorus
43. Instant Boatbuilding with L.J. Gibbs: 15 Instant Boats for Power, Sail, Oar, and Paddle
44. JUMP! : Skydiving Made Fun & Easy
45. Kendo: Elements, Rules, and Philosophy
46. KGB Alpha Team Training Manual: How The Soviets Trained For Personal Combat, Assassination, And Subversion
47. Knife & Tomahawk Throwing: The Art of the Experts
48. Let's Trade: A Book About Bartering (Money Matters)
49. Life's Little Instruction Book: 511 Suggestions, Observations, and Reminders on How to Live a Happy and Rewarding Life
50. Locksmithing, Lock Picking & Lock Opening: Professional Training Manual
51. Making Native American Hunting, Fighting, and Survival Tools: The Complete Guide to Flintknapping
52. Manual on electrical wiring
53. Meditations on Violence: A Comparison of Martial Arts Training & Real World Violence
54. Metalworking Sink or Swim: Tips and Tricks for Machinists, Welders and Fabricators
55. Natural Baskets: Create over 20 Unique Baskets With Materials Gathered in Gardens, Fields, and Woods
56. Navigation Rules by U.S. Coast Guard
57. New Fix‑It‑Yourself Manual: How to Repair, Clean, and Maintain Anything and Everything In and Around Your Home by Reader's Digest
58. Nuclear War Survival Skills: Updated and Expanded 1987 Edition
59. One Hundred Unorthodox Strategies: Battle And Tactics Of Chinese Warfare
60. Poisonous Plants: A Handbook for Doctors, Pharmacists, Toxicologists, Biologists and Veterinarians
61. Pottery Basics: Everything You Need to Know to Start Making Beautiful Ceramics
62. Professional Driving Techniques: The Essential Guide to Operating a Motor Vehicle with Confidence and Skill
63. Professional Gunsmithing: A Textbook On The Repair And Alteration Of Firearms
64. Put 'Em Down, Take 'Em Out!: Knife Fighting Techniques From Folsom Prison
65. Pyrotechny;: A practical manual for manufacturers of Fireworks, Signaling Flares, Rain Rockets, Fog Signals and Other Pyrotechnics
66. Radio, Television, and Sound System Repair: An Introduction
67. Rock Climbing: Mastering Basic Skills (Mountaineers Outdoor Expert)
68. Sailing For Dummies
69. Scuba Diving & Snorkeling for Dummies
70. Serious Survival: How to Poo in the Arctic & Other Essential Tips
71. Tai Chi Chuan, Yoga, Qi Gong
72. Tesla : The Lost Inventions
73. The American Red Cross First Aid and Safety Handbook
74. The Art of Fencing ‑ The Use of the Small Sword
75. The Art and Science of Flying Helicopters
76. The Classical Pugilism & Bare‑knuckle Boxing Companion
77. The Complete Bladesmith: Forging Your Way To Perfection
78. The Complete Book of Woodcarving: Everything You Need to Know to Master the Craft
79. The Complete Idiot's Guide to Electrical Repair
80. The Complete Joy of Homebrewing Third Edition
81. The Complete Private Pilot (The Complete Pilot series)
82. The Forager's Harvest: A Guide to Identifying, Harvesting, and Preparing Edible Wild Plants
83. The King of Vegas' Guide to Gambling: How to Win Big at POKER, Casino Gambling & Life!The Zen of Gambling updated
84. The Landing‑Force and Small‑Arm Instructions United States Navy
85. The Loblolly Book II: Moonshining, Basket Making, Hog Killing, Catfishing, and Other Affairs of Plain Texas Living
86. The Mountaineering Handbook: Modern Tools and Techniques That Will Take You to the Top
87. The New Healing Herbs: The Essential Guide to More Than 125 of Nature's Most Potent Herbal Remedies
88. The Prop Builder's Molding & Casting Handbook
89. The Robotics Primer (Intelligent Robotics and Autonomous Agents)
91. The SAS Guide to Tracking, New and Revised
92. The Swimming Drill Book
93. Tintinalli's Emergency Medicine: A Comprehensive Study Guide, Seventh Edition
94. U.S. Army Map Reading and Land Navigation Handbook (U.S. Army)
95. U.S. Army Special Forces Medical Handbook
96. US Army Survival Manual: FM 21‑76
97. Viet Cong Boobytraps, Mines and Mine Warfare Techniques
98. Wilderness Medicine, Beyond First Aid, 5th Edition
99. Wilderness Cuisine: How to Prepare and Enjoy Find Food on the Trail and in Camp (Cookbooks and Restaurant Guides)
100. Woman's Circle, Woman's Household Jumbo Book of Patterns ‑ Book Number One ‑ *Sewing *Knitting *Embroidery *Crotcheting