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Title: The Art of Travel Shifts and Contrivances Available in Wild Countries Author: Francis Galton Release Date: January 13, 2005 [EBook #14681] Language: English Character set encoding: ISO-8859-1 *** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK THE ART OF TRAVEL *** Produced by Amy Zelmer Francis Galton The Art of Travel (1872) first published in Great Britain by John Murray, London in 1872. THE ART OF TRAVEL or Shifts and Contrivances Available in Wild Countries Francis Galton CONTENTS THE ART OF TRAVEL Preparatory Enquiries Organising an Expedition Outfit Medicine Surveying Instruments Memoranda and Log-Books Measurements Climbing and Mountaineering Cattle Harness Carriages Swimming Rafts and Boats Fords and Bridges Clothing Bedding Bivouac Huts Sleeping-Bags Tents Mon Apr 03 00:37:06 2017 2 Furniture Fire Food Water for Drinking Guns and Rifles Gun-fittings and Ammunition Shooting, hints on Game, other means of capturing Fishing Signals Bearings by Compass, Sun, etc. Marks by the wayside Way, to find Caches and Depts Savages, Management of Hostilities Mechanical Appliances Knots Writing Materials Timber Metals Leather Cords, String, and Thread Membrane, Sinew, and Horn Pottery Candles and Lamps Conclusion of the Journey PREFACE TO THE FIFTH EDITION. This Edition does not differ materially from the fourth.
I have incorporated some new material, including Colomb and Bolton’s flashing signals, but in other respects the Work is little altered.
I therefore reprint the PREFACE TO THE FOURTH EDITION. In publishing a fourth Edition of the ’Art of Travel,’ it is well that I should preface it with a few words of explan...





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