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Woodcraft

Read by Phil Schempf


Nessmuk


George Washington Sears, who many know better by his pen name "Nessmuk", was an outdoor writer during the last half of the 19th ce…

The Compleat Angler

Read by Nicole Lee


Izaak Walton


The Compleat Angler is a celebration of the art and spirit of fishing in prose and verse. Walton did not profess to be an expert with the fl…

The Ascent of Denali

Read by Phil Schempf


Hudson Stuck


The story of the First Ascent of Denali by Hudson Stuck, Harry Karstens, Walter Harper and Robert Tatum in 1913, recorded in celebration of …

Scrambles Amongst the Alps in the Years 1860-69

Read by Nicholas Clifford (1930-2019)


Edward Whymper


Scrambles Amongst the Alps is one the great classics (some would say the greatest) of early mountaineering literature, and Edward Whymper (1…

Boy Scouts Handbook

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Boy Scouts Of America


The Boy Scouts of America was founded over a hundred years ago to serve the young men of the United States of America and give them the same…

Modern Magic: A Practical Treatise on the Art of Conjuring

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Professor Louis Hoffman


This "how-to" book covers everything for the 1800's illusionist, from stage presence & dress, program and stage arrangement, t…

American Big-Game Hunting

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Various


The first book published by The Boone and Crockett Club founded by Theodore Roosevelt and George Grinnell, who declared in their Editors Not…

Short Works on Sports Collection 01

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Various


A miscellany of poetry and short works of fact and fiction on the topic of sports from North America, Great Britain and Australasia. The col…

Association Football and How to Play It

Read by Ben Adams


John Cameron


An overview of the positions, tactics, and history of association football written by one of the game's early stars. John Cameron was a most…

The Cycle Industry, its origin, history and latest developments

Read by Phil Benson


Walter Ferdinando Grew


From the velocipede to the motor cycle in twenty chapters. A short history of the British bicycle industry from its origins in a Coventry se…

How to Camp Out

Read by Sarah Jennings


John Mead Gould


Advice on camp gear, clothing, cooking, hiking, and other topics. Much of the book remains good and sensible advice today, but modern reader…

Diversions in Sicily

Read by R. S. Steinberg


Henry Festing Jones


Samuel Butler's biographer dedicates his urbane account of the culture and entertainments of rural Sicily to the unborn son of his guide to …

Pleasure Cycling

Read by TriciaG


Henry Clyde


"In this little book, the writer, looking back to his own days of inexperience in cycling, has endeavored to furnish some useful inform…

Bert's Treatise of Hawkes and Hawking

Read by Curt Walton


Edmund Bert


An approved Treatise of Hawkes and Hawking. Divided into three Bookes. The first teacheth, How to make a short-winged Hawke good, with good …

The Birth of Professional Rugby League in Australia: A selection from the Sydne…

Read by Phil Benson


Sydney Morning Herald


In early 1907 the world of Australian rugby was rocked by the news that a professional New Zealand All Blacks team was set to tour the north…

A Scientific and Practical Treatise on American Football for Schools and Colleg…

Read by Campbell Schelp


Henry L. Williams


Ever wondered how football has changed over the years? Look no further! This selection of rules, positions, and explanations of how football…

With Swag and Billy: A Guide to Walking Trips in Tourist Districts of New South…

Read by Phil Benson


Henry J. Tompkins


A guide to hikes around Sydney, Australia, from the early years of the twentieth century. In 1895, Henry J. Tompkins and William Mogford Ham…

Guides to Belle Vue Zoological Gardens 1891-1917

Read by Phil Benson


Various


Guides to the Belle Vue Zoological Gardens from the Chetham's Library Virtual Belle Vue Collection. The Belle Vue gardens opened in 1836 as …