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Whilst the greatest effort has been made to ensure the quality of this text, due to the historical nature of this content, in some rare cases there may be minor issues with legibility. As for camps situated within easy reach of towns or supply-posts, every one, I suppose, knows best how to gratify his own tastes in fitting them up, and prefers to use his own ingenuity rather than copy after others. Real woodcraft consists rather in knowing how to get along without the appliances of civilization than in adapting them to wildwood life. Such an art comes in play when we travel light, and especially in emergen cies, when the equipment, or essential parts of it, have been destroyed. I am not advising anybody to travel with nothing but a gun and ammunition, a blanket, a frying-pan, and a tin cup; but it has been part of my Object to show how the thing can be done, if necessary, Without serious hardship. Markedets laveste priser.
Stand like Druids of old, ivith voices sad and prophetic, Stand like harpers hoar, with beards that rest on their bosoms. I have treated the matter of outfitting in some detail, not because elaborate outfits are usually desirable, for they are not, but because in town there is so much to pick and choose from. Thereafter, the body of the book is mainly given up to such shifts and expedients as are learned in the wilderness itself, where we have nothing to choose from but the raw materials thatlie. Real woodcraft consists rather in knowing how to getsupply-posts, every one, I suppose,gratify his. Such an art comes in play when we travel "light," and especially in emergencies, when the equipment, or essential parts of it, have been destroyed.
THE BOOKOF. CAMPING AND WOODCRAFT. A GUIDEBOOK FOR THOSE WHO TRAVEL. IN THE WILDERNESS. BY. HORACE KEPHART. NEW YORK.
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Horace Sowers Kephart September 8, — April 2, was an American travel writer and librarian , best known as the author of Our Southern Highlanders a memoir about his life in the Great Smoky Mountains of western North Carolina and the classic outdoors guide Camping and Woodcraft. Kephart was born in East Salem, Pennsylvania , and raised in Iowa.