Condition: Good: Good condition for a used book! Some wear. Green cloth with illustration and golden yellow titles. Previous owner's name blacked out inside front cover. SMall corner of front freepaper is missing. Spine ends and corners show wear. See images for the condition of this book.
Blurb: An attractively illustrated guide to wilderness living, with some emphasis on subsistence hunting and fishing. Hanks (1856-1908) was a railroad company executive and Harvard classmate of Theodore Roosevelt.
This book is an all-inclusive instruction manual for the camping and hunting vacation. Charles Stedman Hanks covers all aspects of the outdoors trip, from the gear to bring and how to arrange a camp, to techniques for pursuing a wide range of game and fish. Also included are several camp recipes and remedies for illness and injury while in the woods.
For the hunter or fisherman, Hanks details how to hunt for game such as deer, moose, waterfowl, and partridge as well as how to fish for trout and bass. Trapping for various furbearers is also covered.
Nothing is left out of this camping and woodcraft manual. It will be an excellent primer for the new man to the out of doors and also has some useful new tips for the veteran woodsman.