Basic Illustrated Cross-Country Skiing
Richly photographed and information-packed tools for the novice or handy reference for the veteran, BASIC ILLUSTRATED books distill years of knowledge into affordable and visual guides. Whether you're planning a trip of thumbing for facts in the field, the BASIC ILLUSTRATED series shows you what you need to know.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - themulhern - LibraryThing
Slender book with lots of photographic illustrations. Seems clear and sufficiently technical. A good amount of suggested further reading in the back. Read full review
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