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Shifts and Expedients of Camp Life, Travel and Exploration

R950.00


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Author: William B. Lord
Publishers: Africana Reprint Library
Publication Date: 1976
Edition: First Edition
Condition: Mint Condition - As New
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Description

Shifts and Expedients of Camp Life, Travel and Exploration was first published in 1868 in serial form, and lavishly illustrated with woodcuts and text contributions by Thomas Baines and engraved by Butterworth & Heath. The manual provides guides to travelling featuring useful hints & detailed instructions on ‘wagons and boats, horses and oxen, tents and firearms, hunting and fishing, observing and collecting, carpentry and metal-working, camping requisites, bush cuisine, medical improvisation, the best ways to cross rivers, to move heavy objects and to build huts. The interior of this new edition from Ropesend Creek Press is a perfect replica of the original. Page numbering, illustrations, layout, table of contents, index and any footnotes are exactly as they appeared when the original book was published. With this new edition, the book is ready for a new lease of life from a modern readership.

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Weight 1186 g
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