Popular Adventure Tales

Popular Adventure Tales

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"[...]accoutrements were not of so warlike a character. Like the other, he had a powder-horn and pouch, but instead of knife and pistol, a canvass bag or haversack hung from his shoulder; and had you looked into it, you would have seen that it was half filled with shells, pieces of rock, and rare plants, gathered during the day-the diurnal storehouse of the geologist, the palaeontologist, and botanist-to be emptied for study and examination by the night camp-fire. Instead of the 'coon-skin cap he wore a white felt hat with broad leaf; and for leggings and mocassins he had trousers of blue cottonade and laced buskins of tanned leather. The youngest of the three was dressed and accoutred much like the eldest, except that his cap was of blue cloth-somewhat after the fashion of the military forage cap. All three wore shirts of coloured cotton, the best for[...].""show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 704 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 30.23mm | 870.89g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507682840
  • 9781507682845