This Scouting for Boys 1908 edition book published in 2005 gives an insight into Scouting as it was perceived all those years ago.
Scouting for Boys was the foundational text for the Scout Movement and written and illustrated by the Founder of Scouting, Robert Baden-Powell.
This iconic book is an ideal gift for Scouting enthusiasts.
From the Introduction:
'Amoungst its many borrowings, his handbook, the foundational text of one of the world's largest international movements, embraced within its encyclopedic scope 'true crime' anecdotes, stock adventure tales, campfire hints, potted history natural and imperial, first aid tips, and recycled advice on the difinitive Scouting activities of observation and tracking'
The book ranks as one of the best-selling Anglophone works of the 20th Century; its publishing figures until after the second World War were exceeded only by those of the bible in the English-speaking world.
- 448 pages
- Size: 19.6 x 3.6 x 12.7cm
- We would not recommend this book for young children as some of the content maybe unsettling.
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