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Baines (T.) & Lord (W.B.)

SHIFTS AND EXPEDIENTS OF CAMP LIFE, TRAVEL AND EXPLORATION

Published: Africana Book Society, Johannesburg, 1975

Edition: Facsimile reprint

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With a new foreword to the reprint edition by Dr Frank R Bradlow.

Facsimile reprint, Africana Reprint Library Volume 3: 734 pages, numerous illustrations in the text, green vynide, a very good copy in the dust jacket.

'William Lord and Thomas Baines intended Shifts and Expedients to be a wide-ranging manual of instruction on the art of surviving in, and enjoying, the great outdoors of the nineteenth century. Pooling their considerable experience of strange lands they produced an encyclopaedia of practical living for the aspirant explorer of a hundred years ago. Everything is explained: 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, to build huts. The work is lavishly illustrated with wood-engravings by Baines.' Editor's note.

  • Jacket Condition: Very good
  • Binding Condition: Very good
  • Overall Condition: Very good
  • Size: 8vo (220 x 140 mm)
  • Sold By: Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
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