Harper's Outdoor Book for Boys
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Harper's Outdoor Book for Boys

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  • HARPER’S OUTDOOR BOOK FOR BOYS
  • CONTENTS
  • INTRODUCTION
  • Part I IN BOUNDS
    • Chapter I BACK-YARD PLEASURES
      • A Wigwam
      • A Square Tepee
      • A Ridge-pole Tepee
      • A Fountain
      • An Aquarium
      • How to Manage an Aquarium
      • A Merry-go-round
    • A Wigwam
    • A Square Tepee
    • A Ridge-pole Tepee
    • A Fountain
    • An Aquarium
    • How to Manage an Aquarium
    • A Merry-go-round
    • Chapter II PET SHELTERS
      • Martin Boxes
      • Bird Shelters
      • Pigeon-cotes
      • Dog-kennels
      • Guinea-pig Houses
      • Chicken-coops
      • Rabbit-hutches
      • Squirrel Cages
      • Reptile Pens
    • Martin Boxes
    • Bird Shelters
    • Pigeon-cotes
    • Dog-kennels
    • Guinea-pig Houses
    • Chicken-coops
    • Rabbit-hutches
    • Squirrel Cages
    • Reptile Pens
    • Chapter III SUMMER-HOUSES AND PERGOLAS
      • A Simple Summer-house
      • A Back-yard Pergola
      • A Toadstool Tree Canopy
      • A Rustic Pergola
      • A Circular Pergola
      • A Summer Shelter
    • A Simple Summer-house
    • A Back-yard Pergola
    • A Toadstool Tree Canopy
    • A Rustic Pergola
    • A Circular Pergola
    • A Summer Shelter
    • Chapter IV WEATHER-VANES AND WINDMILLS
      • A Pinion-wheel Weather-vane
      • A Wind-speeder
      • The Arrow Weather-vane
      • Wooden Vanes
      • A Wind-pennant
      • A Basket-ball Vane
      • A Merry-go-round
      • A Wind Turbine
      • A Barrel-hoop Pinion-wheel
      • A Pumping Windmill
      • A Windmill and Tower
    • A Pinion-wheel Weather-vane
    • A Wind-speeder
    • The Arrow Weather-vane
    • Wooden Vanes
    • A Wind-pennant
    • A Basket-ball Vane
    • A Merry-go-round
    • A Wind Turbine
    • A Barrel-hoop Pinion-wheel
    • A Pumping Windmill
    • A Windmill and Tower
    • Chapter V AËRIAL TOYS
      • The Elastic Flying-machine
      • Self-acting Aërial Car
      • Aërial Boat-sailing
      • A “High-flyer”
    • The Elastic Flying-machine
    • Self-acting Aërial Car
    • Aërial Boat-sailing
    • A “High-flyer”
  • Part II AFIELD
    • Chapter VI COASTERS, SKEES, AND SNOW-SHOES
      • Toboggans
      • A Rocker-coaster
      • A Single-runner Coaster
      • A Bob-sled
      • Skees
      • Snow-shoes
    • Toboggans
    • A Rocker-coaster
    • A Single-runner Coaster
    • A Bob-sled
    • Skees
    • Snow-shoes
    • Chapter VII SAIL-SKATING AND SNOWBALL ARTILLERY
      • A Skating-sail
      • A Square-rigged Ice-sail
      • A Snowball Mortar
    • A Skating-sail
    • A Square-rigged Ice-sail
    • A Snowball Mortar
    • Chapter VIII KITES AND AEROPLANES
      • The Ship Kite
      • The Chinese-junk Kite
      • The Schooner Kite
      • A Balloon Kite
      • An Air-ship Kite
      • Bat-wing and Crown-top Kites
      • Sandwich Islands Bird Kite
      • Box Kites
      • The Flying-wedge and Double-plane Kite
      • Kite-reels
    • The Ship Kite
    • The Chinese-junk Kite
    • The Schooner Kite
    • A Balloon Kite
    • An Air-ship Kite
    • Bat-wing and Crown-top Kites
    • Sandwich Islands Bird Kite
    • Box Kites
    • The Flying-wedge and Double-plane Kite
    • Kite-reels
    • Chapter IX FISHING-TACKLE
      • Choice of Tackle
      • Bait-rods and Fly-rods
      • Repairs, Knots, and Splices
      • Aids for Young Anglers
      • Baits, and Where to Find Them
      • A Trap for Small Fish
      • A Water-turtle Trap
      • An Eel-pot
      • A Scap-net
      • A Hoop Drop-net
    • Choice of Tackle
    • Bait-rods and Fly-rods
    • Repairs, Knots, and Splices
    • Aids for Young Anglers
    • Baits, and Where to Find Them
    • A Trap for Small Fish
    • A Water-turtle Trap
    • An Eel-pot
    • A Scap-net
    • A Hoop Drop-net
    • Chapter X LAND-YACHTS AND PUSHMOBILES
      • A Land-yacht
      • A Sail-wagon
      • A Pushmobile
    • A Land-yacht
    • A Sail-wagon
    • A Pushmobile
    • Chapter XI FIRE-ENGINES AND TRUCKS
      • The Engine
      • The Hose-carriage
      • The Hook-and-Ladder Truck
    • The Engine
    • The Hose-carriage
    • The Hook-and-Ladder Truck
    • Chapter XII WATER-WHEELS
      • A Simple Paddle-wheel
      • A Wagon Wheel
      • A Barrel-wheel
      • An Undershot-wheel
      • A Power-wheel
      • A Wheel-race
    • A Simple Paddle-wheel
    • A Wagon Wheel
    • A Barrel-wheel
    • An Undershot-wheel
    • A Power-wheel
    • A Wheel-race
  • Part III AFLOAT
    • Chapter XIII BOATS
      • Punt and Scow
      • A Sharpy
      • A Dory
      • A Sailing Sharpy
      • A Centre-board Sharpy
      • A Proa
      • A Lark
      • A Power-boat
    • Punt and Scow
    • A Sharpy
    • A Dory
    • A Sailing Sharpy
    • A Centre-board Sharpy
    • A Proa
    • A Lark
    • A Power-boat
    • Chapter XIV CATAMARANS
      • A Rowing Catamaran
      • A Sailing Catamaran
      • A Side-wheel Catamaran
    • A Rowing Catamaran
    • A Sailing Catamaran
    • A Side-wheel Catamaran
    • Chapter XV ICE-BOATS
      • A Sloop-rigged Ice-yacht
      • A Twin-mast Ice-boat
      • Scoots and Scooters
      • A Wind-runner
    • A Sloop-rigged Ice-yacht
    • A Twin-mast Ice-boat
    • Scoots and Scooters
    • A Wind-runner
    • Chapter XVI HOUSE-BOATS AND RAFTS
      • A House-punt
      • A House-raft
      • A Float
    • A House-punt
    • A House-raft
    • A Float
    • Chapter XVII MARLINE-SPIKE SEAMANSHIP
      • Splices
      • Knots
      • Bends
      • Hitches
    • Splices
    • Knots
    • Bends
    • Hitches
  • Part IV IN THE WOODS
    • Chapter XVIII CAMPS AND CAMPING
      • A Tent of Medium Size
      • A Large Camping-tent
      • Flies and Canopies
      • A House-tent
      • The New Tent
      • Canvas Cots and Hammocks
      • Tables and Benches
      • Camping Equipment
      • Lockers and Mess-kits
      • A Stone Stove and Camp-fires
      • Camp-cooking
      • The Care of a Gun
    • A Tent of Medium Size
    • A Large Camping-tent
    • Flies and Canopies
    • A House-tent
    • The New Tent
    • Canvas Cots and Hammocks
    • Tables and Benches
    • Camping Equipment
    • Lockers and Mess-kits
    • A Stone Stove and Camp-fires
    • Camp-cooking
    • The Care of a Gun
    • Chapter XIX TRAPS AND TRAPPING
      • Snares and Deadfalls
    • Snares and Deadfalls
    • Chapter XX TREE HUTS AND BRUSH-HOUSES
      • A Low Twin-tree Hut
      • A High Twin-tree Hut
      • A Single-tree Hut
      • A Low Single-tree Hut
      • A Brush-house
      • A Brush “Lean-to”
    • A Low Twin-tree Hut
    • A High Twin-tree Hut
    • A Single-tree Hut
    • A Low Single-tree Hut
    • A Brush-house
    • A Brush “Lean-to”
    • Chapter XXI WALKING-STICKS
      • How to Grow Them for Pleasure and Profit
    • How to Grow Them for Pleasure and Profit
  • INDEX
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