A Thousand Miles in the Rob Roy Canoe on the Rivers and Lakes of Europe
First published in 1866, this book caused a sensation in Europe and America, sparking a wave of recreational canoeing by such well-known figures as Robert Louis Stevenson and inspiring paddlers from the Victorians to the modern practitioners of canoe camping and sea kayaking.
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Introduction by Brian Kologe
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