This classical, historical book is in its complete and unabridged original form, extensively illustrated and full of instruction that is as useful and practical today as it was when originally published. A must-have for enthusiasts of this sport. Chapters include - The Early History Of The Canoe - The Canadian Canoe - The Collapsible Canoe - Methods Of Propulsion - Canals And Navigations - Rapids And Rough Water Work - Camping - Canoe Associations At Home And Abroad - Canoe Racing - Some Canoeable Rivers - Foreign Tours. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.