The Letterboxer's Companion

The Letterboxer's Companion

Exploring the Mysteries Hidden in the Great Outdoors

eBook - 2011 | Second edition.
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From the day in 1854 when James Perrott placed a bottle for visitors' cards on a moor in Dartmoor, England, to the feature article in a 1998 issue of Smithsonian introducing the sport to a U.S. audience, to the   thousands of letterboxes today scattered throughout North America, the quaint Old World pastime of letterboxing has come a long way. And it's not surprising. This fascinating, family-friendly sportan intriguing mix of hiking, puzzle solving, treasure hunting, and rubber stamp artistry, topped off with the thrill of discoveryoffers something for everyone. <P style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt> <P style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt>The basic idea is simple enough: Clues, usually posted on a website, lead to the secret location of a letterbox. And yet there is much more to know. The Letterboxer's Companion is a complete introduction that covers everything from a history of letterboxing to tips on writing and following clues, from instruction in carving personal stamps to letterboxing etiquettein short, everything an aspiring letterboxer needs to get started.
Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : FalconGuides, [2011]
Edition: Second edition.
Copyright Date: ©2011
ISBN: 9780762774890
Branch Call Number: Internet Access
Characteristics: 1 online resource (115 pages) :,illustrations.


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