George Washington Sears was a sportswriter for Forest and Stream magazine in the 1880s and an early conservationist. His stories, appearing under the pen name "Nessmuk", popularized self-guided canoe...More on Nessmuk
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The Englishwoman in America by Isabella Lucy Bird
Miss Bird traveled through eastern Canada and the United States as a young twenty-something woman in 1854. She wrote extensive observations on society...
Through Glacier Park: Seeing America First With Howard Eaton by Mary Roberts Rinehart
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Man and Nature on the Broads by Arthur Henry Patterson
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Lancashire by Francis Archibald Bruton
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