The Hiker’s Handbook, by Douglas Leechman, 8vo,, 220 pages, with 39 illustrations from drawings. New York: W. W. Norton & Co., 1944. Price $2.50.
The author of this delightfully-written little book is a member of the staff of the National Museum of Canada, who, according to the publisher’s statement, “has been for many years an enthusiastic hiker on three continents,” including Arctic travel. The book reflects the author’s experience, also his sense of humor.