Bark Canoes and Skin Boats of North America
by Edwin Tappan Adney and Howard Chappelle
Bark Canoes and Skin Boats of North America combines historical background with easy-to-understand, practical illustrations. Author Edwin Tappan Adney, born in 1868, devoted his life to studying canoes and was practially the sole scholar in his field. This is a must-have for boatbuilding hobbyists as well as those with a fascination for the history behind them.