William Bliss' 1934 canoeing classic


William Bliss, with an introduction by A P Herbert


Methuen, London, 1934

Printing Details

First edition. Hardback, green cloth with printed titling to spine and upper board. 19 × 12.5cm, 284pp.

Full title: Canoeing, The Art and Practice of Canoeing on English Rivers, Navigations and Canals; with a Description and Tables of Distances of the Canoeable Waterways of England and Wales

A classic book on canoes and canoeing. Chapters include 1. Of Canoes and Canoeing Generally, 2. Types of Canoe. Cost. Transport, 3. Canoe-Propulsion, 4. Rapid Rivers, 5. Navigations, 6. Canals, 7. Camping, 8. Planning a Tour. Maps. Round Tours. Appendices of tables and distances etc. There is a large fold-out map to the rear.


A good reading copy but this copy lacks the fold out map to the rear and the covers are a but dulled.



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