Camp Life in the Woods and the Tricks of Trapping and Trap Making: Containing Comprehensive Hints on Camp Shelters, Log Huts, Bark Shanties, Woodland

Camp Life in the Woods and the Tricks of Trapping and Trap Making: Containing Comprehensive Hints on Camp Shelters, Log Huts, Bark Shanties, Woodland

by W. Hamilton Gibson
     
 
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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781599218038
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
09/28/2009
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
312
Sales rank:
1,047,025
Product dimensions:
6.34(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.85(d)

Meet the Author

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

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