Thursday, January 31, 2013

The Art of Skating (1910)

Irving Brokaw. The Art of Skating: its history and development with practical directions. (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1910).

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Reindeer Connect the Kingdom (1829)

W. Ogilby. Menageries. Quadrupeds, described and drawn  from living subjects. (London: Charles Knight, 1829).

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Nansen Takes a Walk, Blessing Goes Off in Search of Algae (1897)

Farthest North: being a record of voyage of exploration of the ship "Fram"1893-96, and of a fifteen month sleigh journey by Dr. Nansen and Lieut. Johannsen. Vol. II.  (New York: Harper and Brothers Publishing, 1897).

Monday, January 28, 2013

Skijoring (1908)

Edgar Syers and Madge Syers, eds. The Book of Winter Sports. (London: Edward Arnold, 1908).

Sunday, January 27, 2013

King of the Coast (1871)

Oliver Optics Magazines: Our Boys and Girls  211. (February 1871).

Saturday, January 26, 2013

Reproduce Visual Sensations (1916)

"Bobsled Used in Taking Motion Pictures."Popular Mechanics 32. (Feburary 1916).

Friday, January 25, 2013

Fair Navigators All (1908)

Skate sailing
A fair navigator
Edgar Syers and Madge Syers, eds. The Book of Winter Sports. (London: Edward Arnold, 1908).

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Great Snow in 1717 (1915)

Seymour Dunbar. A History of Travel in America. showing the development of travel and transportation from the crude methods of the canoe and dog-sled to the highly organized railway systems of the present, together with a narrative of the human experience and changing social conditions that accompanied this economic conquest of the continent. With maps, colored plates, and other illustrations reproduced from early engravings, original contemporaneous drawings and broadsides. Vol 1. (Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1915).

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

The BI Change (1908)

Edgar Syers and Madge Syers, eds. The Book of Winter Sports. (London: Edward Arnold, 1908).

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Note Wide Stride & Edged Skis (1914)

Vivian Caulfield. How To Ski and How Not To. (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1914).

Monday, January 21, 2013

Clear the Lulla! (1891)

"Clear the lulla!" was the general cry when all the boys and girls were out enjoying the first good snow of the season.
Louisa M. Alcott. Jack and Jill: A Village Story. (Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1891).

Sunday, January 20, 2013

Saturday, January 19, 2013

fall ice skates cry (1909)

fall ice stakes cry with had stone did
McGuffey's Eclectic Primer. (New York: American Book Company, 1909).

Friday, January 18, 2013

Dress of the Skater (1868)

Dress of the skater
Frank Swift and Marvin R. Clark. The Skater's Text Book. (New York: John A. Gray and Green, 1868).

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Down with Arrowy Flight (1893)

W.S. Harwood. "Ski Running." Outing: An Illustrated Monthly Magazine of Sport, Travel, and Recreation 21. (February 1893).

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

New Glamour to Winter Sport (1931)

Wings on Skis Add New Glamour to Winter Sport
"Wings on Skis Add New Glamour to Winter Sport." Popular Science 118. (January  1931).

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Thrilling Winged Toboggan (1926)

Paul H. Keating. "How to Make a Winged Toboggan." Popular Science 108. (January 1926).

Monday, January 14, 2013

House My Baby (1897)

Adelaide Victoria Finch. The Finch Primer.(Boston: Ginn & Company, 1897).

Sunday, January 13, 2013

Color Lesson & Conversation (1884)

Rebecca D. Rickoff. Appletons' Chart Primer: Exercises in Reading at Sight, and Language and Color Lessons for Beginners. (New York: American Book Company, 1884).

Saturday, January 12, 2013

Bicycle Coasting Sled (1909)

"How to Make a Bicycle Coasting Sled." Popular Mechanics 12. (December 1909).

Friday, January 11, 2013

Where Can Gretel Be? (1917)

Mary Mapes Dodge. Hans Brinker or The Silver Skates. Illustrated by Alice Carsey. (Racine: Whitman Publishing Company, 1917).

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

scâred mŭf´-fled bŭn´-dled worst´-ed (1881)

William Torrey Harris. The Third Reader. (New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1881).

Monday, January 7, 2013

Cold Hurrah Sleigh (1897)

cold hurrah sleigh winter rides
Adelaide Victoria Finch. The Finch Primer. (Boston: Ginn and Company, 1897).

Sunday, January 6, 2013

Saturday, January 5, 2013

Tempting Supply of Healthy Amusement (1865)

"Routledge's Every Boy's Annual." The Christmas Bookseller 1865. (December 12, 1865).

Friday, January 4, 2013

Ground Skate Ice Sleds Slide (1899)

May Kirk. The Baldwin Primer. (New York: American Book Company, 1899).

Thursday, January 3, 2013

Skaters on Stilts (1925)

Skaters on stilts can cover great distances with fewer strokes and maintain high speeds with less effort than required by ordinary blades.
"Skaters on Stilts Glide Over Ice in Novel Stunts of Speed." Popular Mechanics 43. (April 1925).

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

A New Winter Sport (1887)

Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen. The Modern Vikings: Stories of Life and Sport in the Norseland. (London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, and Rivington, 1887).

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Good-bye the River & Woods (1902)

Good-bye, old cabin! Good-bye, the rivers! Good-bye, the woods!
Henry Van Dyke. "Wood Magic." The Blue Flower. (Toronto: The Copp Clark Company, Limited, 1902).