Overnighting & Travel the way it should be! (1871)

LORD WB [William BARRY] and BAINES T [Thomas] 1820-1875

Shifts and Expedients of Camp Life, Travel & Exploration

Published: Horace Cox, London 346 Strand WC

Date: 1871

1st ed, VG, 16 plates, 1871. In contemporary green cloth, some small marks, beveled edges, gilt tooling and titles, corners and edges lightly bumped and worn. Spine, relaid, gilt titles and tooling, edges lightly worn. Internally, green endpapers, hinges strengthened, small bookseller label top fpd, frontis, engraved titlepage, [1], (iv) only, [2], [1], 2-831 pp, [1], [6] adverts,16 plates (B&W includes eng TP), numerous illustrations, printed by Horace Cox. A 2nd ed was published in 1876 with another in 1975.

Bibliography
Allibone 1018. OakKnoll Africana 6061

Note
Lord, whose Shifts and Expedients was first published in 1868 in serial form, and lavishly illustrated with woodcuts and text contributions by Thomas Baines and engraved by Butterworth & Heath. The manual provides guides to travelling featuring useful hints & detailed instructions on '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 and to build huts.

Condition
Very Good

Binding
Green Cloth

£1250

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