The Bark Canoes and Skin Boats of North America by Edwin Tappan Adney
(Bulletin (United States National Museum), 230.)

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Book by Edwin Tappan Adney, Howard I. Chapelle
 

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Edwin Tappan Adney was an artist, a writer, a photographer and the man credited with saving the art of birch bark canoe construction. He built more than one hundred models of different types, which are now housed at the Mariners' Museum in Newport News, Virginia. He is the author of The Klondike Stampede, a book, illustrated with his own photographs, about his experiences in the Yukon during the Gold Rush. He lived in Athens, Ohio.Howard Chapelle was a curator of maritime history at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. He authored many books and articles on maritime history and marine architecture.John McPhee is an American writer, and considered by many as one of the pioneers of creative nonfiction. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in General Nonfiction for his collection Annals of the Former World, he is the Ferris Professor of Journalism at Princeton University, where he currently resides.
 
Published November 1, 1980 by Smithsonian Books,US. 242 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, Computers & Technology, Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Education & Reference, Sports & Outdoors, Professional & Technical, Science & Math, Nature & Wildlife, Health, Fitness & Dieting. Non-fiction

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