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Old 10-31-2002, 10:02 PM
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Old canoe book


Canoe and Boat Building A Complete Manual for Amateurs, W P Stephens, 1885. Can anyone help me find a good copy of this book. There is one online, but I would like one for my shelf.
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abebooks.com is usually a great place to find used books easily, but they only have a poor copy of this one right now:

http://dogbert.abebooks.com/servlet/...L?bi=167077826

Stephens, W. P.
CANOE AND BOAT BUILDING A Complete Manual for Amateurs

New York Forest And Stream Publishing Co. 1885.G/NONE. Containing plain and comprehensive directions for the construction of canoes, rowing and sailing boats and hunting craft. Numerous in text illustrations and 24 plates of working drawings. Red cloth boards with gilt lettering, lettering is rubbed, boards are rubber and soiled, ink bleed through onto page ends, stitching is loose so the first 22 pages are loose, musty, owner name. ; 12mo; 175 pages. Binding is Hardcover.
Bookseller Inventory #7772 Price:US$ 65.00 Bookseller: Michael's Books
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Thank you, who ever you are. My search also only came up with that one.

I found a source for a reprint.

http://www.dngoodchild.com/

If you are looking for a rare nautical book, this is a good place to start for reprints.

Gary
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