1871 Canoe Travelling: Log of a Cruise on the Baltic, and Practical Hints on Building and Fitting Canoes
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Colour Plates, First Edition, Folding Maps, Illustrated, Leather Binding, Prize Binding, Signed Binding
The very scarce first edition of British admiralty lawyer, master mariner and canoeist Warington Baden-Powell's informative account of his voyages around the Baltic in a canoe. In a full calf prize binding, signed by Seton & Mackenzie.
Baden-Powell's work combines a log of his own adventures with a wealth of information on the building, fitting and management of canoes.
Illustrated with a frontispiece, colour folding map, folding plate, and numerous further illustrations. Collated, complete.
With a prize bookplate, dated 1877/78 to the front pastedown.
In a full calf signed prize binding, with gilt detailing to back strip. Light tide marks to rear board. Prize bookplate to front pastedown. Internally, firmly bound. Pages bright, with instances of light spotting throughout.
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