Re: [baidarka] WTB: Qajaq by David Zimmerly

R. Murray (
Sun, 10 May 1998 22:04:07 -0700 (PDT)

Date: Sun, 10 May 1998 22:04:07 -0700 (PDT)
From: "R. Murray" <>
Subject: Re: [baidarka] WTB: Qajaq by David Zimmerly
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I tried all of those places when I was looking for a copy of Qajaq. The
place that finally found it turned out to be in my back yard:

Sea Ocean Book Berth........................(260) 675-9020
3534 Stone Way NE Seattle WA 98103

It did take 6 months, however.


On Mon, 11 May 1998, Todd Schlemmer wrote:

> The Burke museum or the Wooden Boat Shop in Seattle MIGHT have a copy
> kicking around. If you could find it in a library, you could photocopy the
> whole thing - it's black and white drawings and half-tone photographs. The
> (Washington) University Bookstore and both perform out or print
> book searches. Several years ago the U-Bookstore found a copy of "Cami-I"
> for me (Kinda an Eskimo Foxfire) in just a couple of weeks, at the
> suggestion of George Dyson.
> At 11:44 PM 5/9/98 -0700, you found the courage to say:
> >I'm looking for the famous out of print book that seems to be refered to
> >weekly on this group.
> >I have the Putz book, Baidarka by Dyson,
> >The Little Kayak books by Brand,
> >The Aleutian Kayak by Brink,
> >and I was lucky enough to find someone willing to part with the entire
> >Sea Kayaker library of back issues.
> >Addley & Chappelle is on order with a local Borders.
> >
> >Before I start my skin on frame I want to be sure I know what I'm doing,
> >and why the people before me did what they did.
> >
> >Can anyone suggest a source for Qajaq or other titles to seek out?
> >
> >Thanks for your time.
> >
> >Regards,
> >P.A. Lucas
> >