The Crack Shot : or Young Rifleman's Complete Guide: Being a by Edward C. Barber

By Edward C. Barber

Hunting and game taking pictures is steeped in culture with the idea that of passing it on being probably the most very important issues a rifleman can study along with gun defense. Written with a grace that regularly characterised 19th century books, The Crack Shot isn't just a old fashioned photograph of yet again, but additionally a huge textual content for any hunter who believes in passing down what has been realized. The Crack Shot cheerfully discusses a couple of vital issues at the rifle:

• common ideas of firing and the movement of projectiles
• a number of different types of rifles
• Breech-loaders
• international rifles
• how one can hunt different types of game
• and masses more!

With over 50 classic black and white illustrations, this e-book will satisfaction gun fans from all walks of existence. nonetheless well timed regardless of being over a hundred years in age The Crack Shot shows how undying books on rifles actually are.

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The Voyager’s Handbook: The Essential Guide to Blue Water by Beth Leonard

By Beth Leonard

“Belongs within the bookshelf of each cruising vessel.”―Blue Water Sailing

“If you're eager about that prolonged voyage, learn The Voyager’s Handbook.”―Sailing

“Every every now and then a brand new voice emerges on the planet of cruising literature that stands proud, a voice that's either transparent and of lasting caliber. the looks of the sort of new voice is whatever of an occasion, and that’s what we’d name the ebook of The Voyager’s Handbook.”―Blue Water Sailing

This inspirational and entire handbook leads you step-by-step via each point of selecting, making plans, and following the voyager’s existence. utilizing 3 instance boats representing 3 cruising lifestyles―Simplicity, Moderation, and Highlife―Beth Leonard is helping make your bluewater desires come actual, even if you’re crusing on a shoestring or a CEO’s pension. beginning with the belongings you can’t do without―an enthusiastic group, a seaworthy boat, and, after all, money―Leonard bargains sage recommendation on the right way to decide on crewmembers who're really dedicated to the voyage, the best way to decide on the correct boat for you, and the way to discover simply the ideal method of financing your voyage and benefiting from each buck spent.

Managing existence from a floating domestic and maintaining that domestic livable, seaworthy, and secure calls for you to develop into, between different issues, the ship’s purser, engineer, health care provider, prepare dinner, and cruise director. You’ll observe tips on how to arrange for those new roles and placed invaluable gear and preparations in position sooner than you untie your docklines. This exquisitely targeted advisor additionally is helping you grasp the abilities you’ll have to deal with a ship at sea with a small group, together with

  • Weather forecasting
  • Passage making plans
  • Watchkeeping
  • Heavy-weather crusing
  • Emergency administration
  • Midocean upkeep

Complete with dozens of easy-to-use graphs and tables for fast reference, besides the hard-won knowledge of skilled cruisers, The Voyager’s Handbook is the final word source for someone who's making plans, getting ready for, or simply dreaming a few nice experience at the excessive seas.

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The Schooner Bertha L. Downs (Anatomy of the Ship) by Basil Greenhill

By Basil Greenhill

The North American schooner "Bertha L. Downs" used to be one of the huge four-, 5- and six-masted schooners which have been equipped at the banks of the Kennebeck River on the finish of the nineteenth and the start of the twentieth centuries. those large wood vessels have been nearly universally hired within the coastal exchange and the crucial a part of this was once coal from Virginia to New England. She used to be introduced in 1908 and, after a few ten years within the lumber and coal alternate, was once offered to Danish proprietors and renamed "Atlas". Like a couple of her contemporaries she was once in a position to make a ecocnomic residing during the Nineteen Twenties and 30s. She used to be ultimately damaged up in Germany after forty two years of labor lower than 5 flags. this can be the 1st quantity within the "Anatomy of the send" sequence to explain a wide coastal buying and selling vessel - a boat style which holds a specific romance for send modellers and people attracted to the final days of sail.

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Canoe and Kayak Building the Light and Easy Way: How to by Sam Rizzetta

By Sam Rizzetta

The first quick-and-easy composite building process for canoes and kayaks

This e-book is sure to attract any paddler with a DIY bent. grasp craftsman Sam Rizzetta provides 3 beautiful suggestions: a brand new development procedure that makes Kevlar and carbon-fiber boats affordable and possible for domestic developers; an ergonomically designed canoe that makes paddling more uncomplicated and more well-off; and a foam-flotation deploy approach that makes canoes and kayaks secure and unsinkable.

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The Fox-Hunting Controversy, 1781-2004: Class and Cruelty by Allyson N. May

By Allyson N. May

August 1781 observed the ebook of a handbook on fox searching that might develop into a vintage of its style. highly renowned in its personal day, Peter Beckford's ideas on looking is frequently brought up as marking the beginning of contemporary looking and is still quoted from affectionately this day by means of the looking fraternity. much less under pressure is the truth that its topic was once instantly arguable, and adversarial evaluation which seemed at the heels of the manual's booklet raised criticisms of fox searching that will be repeated over the following centuries: fox looking was once a merciless game and a feudal, anachronistic one at that. This research explores the assaults made on fox looking from 1781 to the criminal ban accomplished in 2004, in addition to assessing the explanations for its persisted charm and post-ban survival. Chapters disguise debates within the parts of: classification and looking; issues over cruelty and animal welfare; social gathering politics; the quest in literature; and nostalgia. through adopting a thematic procedure, the writer is ready to draw out the broader social and cultural implications of the debates, and to discover what they let us know approximately nationwide id, social mores and social family in sleek Britain.

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Winning Images with Any Underwater Camera: The essential by Paul Colley, Alex Mustard

By Paul Colley, Alex Mustard

The simplest underwater photos do not simply trap the topic good, in addition they trap temper, emotion and surroundings. in contrast to so much different underwater images books, profitable photos with Any Underwater digital camera specializes in composition and strategies instead of the all-­consuming digital camera know-how that individuals are likely to chase first. This makes it a supremely low-budget device for making improvements to photographs; and there's no discrimination among clients of alternative digicam systems - this really is a booklet for all. overseas award winner and teacher Paul Colley exhibits the fast cuts and important bits of inventive conception because it applies to underwater images and composition is handled in a lot larger intensity than in different books. He additionally comprises easy-to-remember reference versions for underwater composition: pre-planned thoughts for twelve general underwater scenes, with the crucial issues boiled right down to these necessities to help you in achieving nice effects, again and again. "This publication will arm and encourage you to rework your underwater pictures, no matter what digital camera you use": Alex Mustard (from the Foreword). "Generously open approximately his method of taking underwater pictures, next administration and publish production... to be congratulated": Brian Pitkin, President of the British Society of Underwater Photographers.

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