A Thousand Miles in the Rob Roy Canoe on Rivers and Lakes of Europe with Illustrations [NOOK Book]

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The voyage about to be described was made last Autumn in a small Canoe, with a double paddle and sails, ...
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A Thousand Miles in the Rob Roy Canoe on Rivers and Lakes of Europe with Illustrations

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Overview

• Includes original illustrations
• The book has been proof-read and corrected for spelling and grammatical errors
• A table of contents with working links to chapters is included
• Quality formatting
The voyage about to be described was made last Autumn in a small Canoe, with a double paddle and sails, which the writer managed alone.

The route led sometimes over mountains and through forests and plains, where the boat had to be carried or dragged.

The waters navigated were as follows:—

The Rivers Thames, Sambre, Meuse, Rhine, Main, Danube, Reuss, Aar, Ill, Moselle, Meurthe, Marne, and Seine.

The Lakes Titisee, Constance, Unter See, Zurich, Zug, and Lucerne, together with six canals in Belgium and France, and two expeditions in the open sea of the British Channel.

Temple, London,
April 25, 1866.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940014940528
  • Publisher: Unforgotten Classics
  • Publication date: 7/16/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,181,827
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

John MacGregor (24 January 1825 Gravesend – 16 July 1892 Boscombe), nicknamed Rob Roy after a renowned relative, was a Scottish explorer, travel writer and philanthropist. He is generally credited with the development of the first sailing canoes and with popularising canoeing as a middle class sport in Europe and the United States. He founded the English Royal Canoe Club (RCC) in 1866.
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