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Campers Bible RV, Bill Riviere; Illustrator-Jack Biggar
1 Bill Riviere; Illustrator-Jack Biggar Campers Bible RV
Main Street Books April 1984 0385170505 / 9780385170505 Soft Cover Used - Very Good 
3rd Edition (1984)No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. . . . . . . . . . . . 'This is another fascinating book by Bill Riviere. True to the familiar Doubleday 'Outdoor Bible' format, Doubleday allowed author Riviere to write in his comfortable at-hand style rather than as a strictly informational collection. So, the reader gets to enjoy the personality of the well-seasoned and knowledgeable Bill Riviere in this book. This updated 1984 version is very similar to the 1960 version of 'The Camper's Bible' also written by Bill Riviera two and a half decades earlier. You can notice many of the illustrations are identical. HOWEVER, this 1984 version is about half new material; new to the '80's anyway. The late 1970'ss and early 1980's were a magical time for outdoor enthusiasts. New products and new technologies opened up the outdoors to backpacking, canoeing, and camping with lighterweight equipment and equipment made for distance hiking. These new products and new possibilities are reflected in this book. It was a fascinating time for outdoorsmen. Kids who grew up camping with Dad and Mom in canvas tents with Coleman Lanterns and stoves were leaving the cars at the trailheads and hiking the Continental Divide or the Appalatian trail or others. Now, rather than using horse pack trains, backpackers were self-sufficient carrying all they needed on their own backs for weeks at a time. This was the era of nylon free-standing tents, airplane grade aluminum framed backpacks, Vibram soled Vasque hiking boots, improved synthetic fill for sleeping bags, lightweight cook stoves from Europe. Most importantly, it was a time of a new attitude of the outdoors. This was the begining of no-trace camping. Backpackers and hikers no longer cut down trees for tent frames. It was a time of renewed interest in exploration of America's wilderness - this time as a recreation. This book is a time capsule of that transition. We see refrences to the old canvas tents and car-camping. Then, we see sections on lightweight backpacking and the new technologies that made it more possible and more comfortable. The contrast is exciting. This is a book of nostalgia, of course, but all the camping technique and information still rings true today. If you camp with retro equipment, this book is especially for you as it brings you through the descriptions and knowlegable uses of equipment from 1960 to 1984 - all still around today - all still every bit as useable as it was then.' 
Price: 3.95 USD
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Hiking The Yellowstone Backcountry, Orville E Bach Jr.
2 Orville E Bach Jr. Hiking The Yellowstone Backcountry
Random House, Inc. June 1982 087156078X / 9780871560780 Soft Cover Collectible - Good Signed By Author
Signed by Author - 'Butch Bach'. Previous owner's name on inside front cover. No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Light Soil on cover. 
Price: 9.95 USD
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The Complete Encyclopedia of Wild Game & Fish Cleaning & Cooking: Big Game, Small Game, Fish, Fowl, Reptiles & Survival (3 vol. set), Pat Billmeyer
3 Pat Billmeyer The Complete Encyclopedia of Wild Game & Fish Cleaning & Cooking: Big Game, Small Game, Fish, Fowl, Reptiles & Survival (3 vol. set)
Yesnaby June 1983 0960626239 / 9780960626236 Soft Cover Used - Very Good 
3 Volumes ~ no marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read if at all. ................ Volume 1 - Big Game; Illustrated Butchering, Skinning, Smoking, Canning, Tanning, Cooking & Drying. Volume 2 - Small Game; Illustrated Open & Case Skinning, Fleshing, Stretching, Canning, Pickling, Smoking & Freezing. Volume 3 - Fish, Fowl, Reptiles & Survival; Illustrated Survival Techniques, Cleaning, Canning & Cooking. 
Price: 39.95 USD
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The Hiker's & Backpacker's Handbook (Practical advice for every kind and length of trip - planning, complete equipment, major trail maps, menues, safety and first aid.), Bill Merrill; Forward-Fred J. Overly
4 Bill Merrill; Forward-Fred J. Overly The Hiker's & Backpacker's Handbook (Practical advice for every kind and length of trip - planning, complete equipment, major trail maps, menues, safety and first aid.)
Winchester Press 1971 0876910312 / 9780876910313 First Edition Hardcover Used - Good Good 
No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. DJ is good with earand small stains. 
Price: 2.95 USD
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The Old-Fashioned Dutch Oven Cookbook: Complete with authentic sourdough baking, smoking fish and game, making jerky, pemmican, and other lost campfire arts, Don Holm; Illustrator-Jack Ostergren
5 Don Holm; Illustrator-Jack Ostergren The Old-Fashioned Dutch Oven Cookbook: Complete with authentic sourdough baking, smoking fish and game, making jerky, pemmican, and other lost campfire arts
Caxton Press 1975 0870041339 / 9780870041334 Soft Cover Collectible - Very Good 
7th printing (1975) . No marks or writing observed in the text. Appears unread.............................The cast-iron dutch oven is one of the most versatile pieces of cookware ever invented. Don Holm offers tips on how to make a variety of delicious dutch oven dishes. 
Price: 4.98 USD
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Wild Game Cookbook (A Remington Sportsmen's Library Book), Editor-L. W. 'Bill' Johnson
6 Editor-L. W. 'Bill' Johnson Wild Game Cookbook (A Remington Sportsmen's Library Book)
Alan C Hood & Co 1972 0875029078 / 9780875029078 Soft Cover Used - Very Good 
3rd printing (1972) . Pages are clean and unmarked, though modest aging/tanned. Binding tight and square. Gently read. . . . . . . . . . . 'I had this Wild Game Cookbook by L.W. Johnson many years ago and used it very often. My husband was an avid hunter who brought home all kinds of wild game. I found the cookbook very useful and many interesting recipes. I was so happy to find the exact cookbook.' -- Kay Hoyt 
Price: 3.25 USD
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Woodcraft, George W. Sears Nessmuk
7 George W. Sears Nessmuk Woodcraft
Dover Publications 1963 B004U6S61U Soft Cover Used - Very Good 
No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. . . . . . . . . First published in 1884, Woodcraft and Camping is a classic outdoors manual that has never been out of print. Author George Washington Sears, the Father of American Camping, fills his short book with concise advice on camping, hiking, building a fire, cooking out, shelters, tools and equipment, hunting and fishing, canoeing, and more. 
Price: 4.95 USD
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