RIVIERE, Bill RIVIERE, Bill, Jr.
Title: Pole, Paddle and Portage : A Complete Guide to Canoeing. First Edition in dustjacket.
Publisher:  Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, New York, 1969,
Seller ID: 30231
RIVIERE, Bill. Pole, Paddle and Portage. [Dj adds: "A Complete Guide to Canoeing"]. Drawings by Bill Riviere, Jr. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, (1969). First Printing. Pp. (6),vii-viii,(4),1-259,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth with white titles to spine. Cassell 1659, Toy 4011, Morris & Howland p.115. "Bill Riviere has loved canoeing all his life and knows --if not all, then as much as anyone -- about this ancient North American sp ort. He writes, clearly, sympathetically, interestingly, too. The publishermakes bold to say, 'This is the best, the fullest guide to canoeing on the market'." - from the dust jacket. Contents: 1. The Profile of a Canoe; 2. Canvas, Metal, or Glass?; 3. Trim for Travel; 4. Put the Ash to 'er..!; 5. Poling a Canoe; 6. Reading and Running White Water; 7. Across "Dusty" Waters; 8. Portaging; 9. Canoes with Outboard Motors; 10. Hunting and Fishing from a Canoe; 11. Repairs on the Trail, In the Shop; 12. Canoeing Safety; 13.Canoeman's Weather; 14. Planning a Trip; 15. Trip Equipment; 16. Finding Y our Way; 17. Canoe Country. Very good in rubbed dustjacket. 15.00