This special re-print edition of Bolton Hall's book "A Little Land and a Living" is a guide to homesteading and personal self reliance. Written in 1908, this classic text by one of the founders of the Back-To-The-Land movement, provides insight into how an individual and their family may become self reliant on a small parcel of land, as well as many common sense ideas on improving your livability by striving to be self reliant. Chapters include The Letter That Prompted This Book, Life - Not Merely Making a Living, Buying a Garden, Vacant Lot Gardening, Reasonable Prospects, Record Yields, Ways of Working, The Money and Time Required, Growing Under Glass, Animals For Profit, Fruit Growing, Horticulture, Building, The Profession of Farming and much more. Included are all the topics typically associated with books on homesteading, as well as the much needed and often neglected advice on conquering the hurdles associated with becoming self reliant. Note: This edition is a perfect facsimile of the original edition and is not set in a modern typeface. As a result, some type characters and images might suffer from slight imperfections or minor shadows in the page background.