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Camp Life in the Woods, 2nd and the Tricks of Trapping and Trap Making

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Edition:
2nd
ISBN13:

9781599218038

ISBN10:
1599218038
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
9/24/2009
Publisher(s):
Lyons Press

Questions About This Book?

What version or edition is this?
This is the 2nd edition with a publication date of 9/24/2009.
What is included with this book?
  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.

Summary

First published in 1881, this complete, illustrated guide reveals how to catch everything from tigers and bears to squirrels and mice, and offers general advice on camping and hiking in the woods. Among the treasures within are easy-to- follow plans for building dozens of traps; full directions for the building of shanties and log cabins, and boats and canoes; hints on food and cooking utensils; instructions for the curing and tanning of fur skins; and much, much more. This captivating, timeless book is a practical addition to any hiker, camper, or outdoor lover's library.

Author Biography

W. Hamilton Gibson (1850–1896) was an illustrator, author, and naturalist who illustrated for Harper’s Monthly and for approximately a dozen books, most of them his own, including Pastoral Days, Highways and Byways, and Happy Hunting Grounds.



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