Log Cabins and Cottages: How to Build and Furnish Them

 
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Some recent anthropologists regard the amusements of the chase, as cultivated by civilized men--hunting, fishing, and the like--as "traces in modern civilization of original barbarism." If there is any truth in this theor, then the writer must confess that he is in a large measure a barbarian. But for years of devotion to life in the woods--a devotion that is paralleled only in the religious devotee--this little book would not have been written. Because the writer loves camp-life, and wishes to augment its pleasures, he sends forth this little volume, sure that his effort will be appreciated by all those in whom can be found "traces of orginal barbarism." The theme, Log Cabins and Cottages, How to Build and Furnish Them, may savor a little too much of the technical and practical. But, then, as the most beautiful and fragrant flowers and delicious fruits have their roots in the soil, so all the higher and more ehtical pleasures and benefits are in civilization rooted in the practical and technical.

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