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by Horace Kephart (1917)
reprinted in 1988 by the University of Tenessee Press

This short list does not do justice to this work. This book contains over 800 pages of outdoor skills, from different types of fires for different purposes to diet and cooking to how to build temporary and permanent shelters and furniture. The hardcover costs US $29.00 and will give you a lifetime of reading pleasure. While outdoor technology has improved in the past 75 years, most of the skills he teaches have not changed in 1000 years. If there was book I would want to have for long term (2 years+) wilderness survival, this would be it!