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Boy Scouts Handbook : 1911 (Paperback) (Boy Scouts of America)

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Read by presidents, scientists, and national heroes, the Boy Scouts Handbook has been used by generations of American youths. Filled with practical advice for everyone, the book contains everything from safety tips on swimming and instructions for putting up a tent to directions for making an aquarium and pointers on how to identify common North American trees.
More than 200 figures and illustrations accompany valuable information on woodcrafting, camping, sailing, hiking, health and endurance, and providing first aid. But more than just a guide to outdoor life, the handbook also offers timeless observations on politeness, patriotism, and good citizenship.
As useful and valid today as it was when first published nearly 100 years ago, the Boy Scouts Handbook will delight Americana enthusiasts as much as it will be treasured by collectors and nature lovers.
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 notes on developing self-reliance and good citizenship. A delight for Americana enthusiasts, a treasure for collectors. 219 figures and illustrations.
Number of Pages: 400.0
Genre: History
Sub-Genre: Americas (North + Central + South + West Indies)
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Dover Pubns
Author: Boy Scouts of America
Language: English
Street Date: June 17, 2005
TCIN: 11995861
UPC: 9780486439914
Item Number (DPCI): 248-32-1571

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