Shifts & Expedients of Camp Life. Travel and Exploration. – W B Lord and T Baines


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Rare 1st edition in book form. Abundantly 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, field observation and tracking, poisoned weapons, arrows and spears, etc.’ Ghosting to end papers. There are a few nicks, marks and small stains to the first 3 free end pages (two frontispiece photographs) with a small piece of clear cellotape to reinforcing the closed tear on the fore-edge of second free end page. Creasing to the 2nd free end page

Publisher: Horace Cox
Date Published: 1871
Publication Place: London
First Edition: Yes

Condition: Very Good
Binding: Hardcover. Rebound in cream faux leather.

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

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Weight 1.9 g