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On Your Own: How to take care of yourself in wild country. A manual for  Field and service men. by  Samuel; Earl C. O'Roke Graham - Hardcover - 1943 - from E Ridge fine Books and Biblio.com

On Your Own: How to take care of yourself in wild country. A manual for Field and service men.

by Graham, Samuel; Earl C. O'Roke

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Minneapolis: The University of Minnesota Press. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1943. Hardcover. 150 pp. Illustrated. Text block clean, straight and tight; the dust jacket is heavily worn and is now in a clear protective cover. A collection of short pointed interventions which includes: Sphagnum moss bandages, emergency shelters, quicksands and quagmires, if you're lost, poison Ivy and poison sumac, rattlesnakes and cobras, scorpions and sting rays, lice and bedbugs etc., as well as What wild plants and animals to eat. From the preface: "Originally prepared for the benefit of University of Michigan foresters, equally applicable to others who may find themselves in unfamiliar places... to present briefly some of the things that each one can do to guard himself against discomfort or perhaps danger." ; 8vo .
  • Bookseller: E Ridge fine Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 8834
  • Title: On Your Own: How to take care of yourself in wild country. A manual for Field and service men.
  • Author: Graham, Samuel; Earl C. O'Roke
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good in Good dust jacket
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: The University of Minnesota Press
  • Place: Minneapolis
  • Date published: 1943
  • Keywords: WWII wilderness survival, EXPLORATION - Survival, Survival Skills
  • Bookseller catalogs: States: Midwest; Exploration, Geography & Maps; Ecology & Conservation;


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