Products in Exploring the Great Outdoors
|Boy Scouts Handbook: The First Edition, 1911 |
by Boy Scouts of America
Complete republication of a book that has been used by generations of American youths, with copious information on such topics as woodcrafting, camping, sailing, as well as developing self-reliance and good citizenship.
|Camp-Lore and Woodcraft |
by Daniel C. Beard
Easy-to-follow advice for boys and girls on building campfires; packing, saddling, and mounting a horse; choosing a campsite, pitching a tent, cutting down a tree, chopping wood, and much more. 377 black-and-white illustrations.
|Daniel Boone Coloring Book |
by Peter F. Copeland
Thirty lifelike, captioned drawings chronicle the adventure-packed life of the famed American hunter, trapper, and explorer. Scenes of Boone in the wild, withstanding Indian attacks, and more.
|Daniel Boone's Own Story & The Adventures of Daniel Boone |
by Daniel Boone, Francis Lister Hawkes
This two-part tale features reminiscences in the legendary frontiersman's own words and a profile of his entire life, with exciting accounts of blazing the Wilderness Road and serving as a militiaman during the Revolutionary War.
|Diary of an Early American Boy: 1805 |
by Eric Sloane
A noted historian complements an authentic 19th-century journal of New England farm life with an explanatory narrative and 72 delightful drawings. This deluxe hardcover edition is a keepsake treasure.
|The Fair Weather and Rainy Day Handy Book |
by Daniel C. Beard
This book features dozens of indoor and outdoor activities, with simple instructions and easy-to-follow diagrams for building a backyard clubhouse, setting up a workshop, picnic games, papercrafts, and other diversions.
|The Field and Forest Handy Book |
by Daniel C. Beard
Written by a co-founder of the Boy Scouts, this appealing guide offers illustrated instructions for building kites, birdhouses, boats, igloos, and other fun projects, plus numerous helpful tips for campers.
|Finding Your Way Without Map or Compass |
by Harold Gatty
Useful, instructive manual shows would-be explorers, hikers, bikers, scouts, sailors, and survivalists how to find their way outdoors by observing animals, weather patterns, shifting sands, and other elements of nature.
|The Frontier in American History |
by Frederick Jackson Turner, Allan G. Bogue
This 1893 survey ranks among the most important books about the impact of frontier life on U.S. society. It examines the frontier's role in promoting self-reliance, independence, democracy, immigration, and westward expansion.
|Indian Scout Craft and Lore |
by Charles A. Eastman
Autobiographical account of how Eastman became a young Indian scout reveals secrets of the Sioux: how to read footprints, hunt with a slingshot and bow and arrow, trap and fish, much more. 27 illustrations.
|Ranch Life and the Hunting Trail |
by Theodore Roosevelt, Frederic Remington
Beautifully illustrated by Remington, Roosevelt's celebration of the Old West recounts his adventures in the Dakota Badlands of the 1880s, from roundups to Indian encounters to hunting bighorn sheep.
|Survival Handbook: The Official U.S. Army Guide |
by Department of the Army
This special edition of the Army field manual is geared toward civilians. An essential companion for campers and all lovers of the outdoors, it constitutes the most authoritative wilderness guide.
|Woodcraft and Camping |
by George W. Sears Nessmuk
A famous woodsman provides classic instructions for roughing it, camping, hiking, firemaking, cookout, shelters, and more. "Useful, specific information and suggestions on all aspects of woodcraft." — Moor and Mountain.