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The letterboxer's companion

Author: Randy Hall
Publisher: Guildford, Conn. : Falcon, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Letterboxing is an intriguing mix of hiking, puzzle solving, treasure hunting, and rubber stamp artistry, topped off with the thrill of discovery. The basic idea is simple. Clues, usually posted on a web site, will lead the person who correctly follows them to the secret location of a "letterbox." The letterbox contains a unique rubber stamp and a logbook. The searcher carries a personal rubber stamp and logbook.  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Randy Hall
ISBN: 0762727942 9780762727940
OCLC Number: 52860148
Description: ix, 98 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Contents: 1. History of Letterboxing --
2. Gearing Up to Find Letterboxes --
3. Basics of Finding Letterboxes --
4. Basics of Creating Letterboxes --
5. Basics of Rubber Stamp Artistry --
6. Letterboxing Etiquette and Conventions --
7. Advanced Techniques.
Responsibility: Randy Hall.
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A complete introduction to letterboxing. It includes a history of letterboxing, instructions on making personal stamps and letterboxes, letterboxing etiquette and conventions, basic land navigation  Read more...

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