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101 HAVIGHURST, Walter, (ed.) Great Lakes Reader. First Collier Books Edtion
Collier Books / Collier Macmillan Publishers, New York / London, 1978, ISBN:0020805403 
HAVIGHURST, Walter, (ed.). The Great Lakes Reader. New York : Collier Books/ London : Collier Macmillan Publishers, (1978). First Collier Books Editi on. Pp (12),xiii-xvii,(3),3-421,(1),+ 16 pp pllates. Map. 8vo, blue card covers, lettered in white. Contents : I. Voyageurs' tales: Nicolet's bold venture (by/ C.W. Butterfield); Mission on Lake Superior (by Claude Allouez); Marquette's last journey (by Claude Dablon); Voyage of the Griffin (by Louis Hennepin); The golden age of the canoe (by Henry Beston); To the Big Sea Water (by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft); By cross and anchor (by James K. Jamison). II. The fortune hunters: The mineral veins (by Douglass Houghton); Horizon north (by Bela Hubbard); Death at Eagle River (by Peter McFarland); Land, luck and money (by Angus Murdoch); Copper fever (by Charles Lanman); The compass needle (by William A. Burt and Jacob Houghton); Finding the iron mountains (by Philo Everett); The stained rock (by Raphael Pumpelly); Landlooker (by John M. Longyear); The iron hills (by Peter White); Seven iron men (by Paul de Kruif). III. Wind from the west: With Perry at Put-in-Bay (by Usher Parsons); By steamer to the west, 1828 (by H. Massey); Immigrant boat to Detroit (by Charles Fenno Hoffman); Stowaway (by Ralph Keeler); Salmon Sweatland's funeral (by Henry Howe); By ice to Cross Village (by Brand Whitlock); Arrival at L'Arbre Croche (by U.P. Hedrick). IV. The storied straits:Morning at Mackinac (by Reuben Gold Thwaites); The king's birthday (by Ale xander Henry); To the westward (by Kenneth Roberts); The old agency (by Constance Fenimore Woolson); The skeleton on Round Island (by Mary Hartwell Catherwood); Bridging the straits (by William Ratigan). V. Unlocking the north: Ceremony at the Sault (by Claude Dablon); Tracks in the snow (by Thomas Dawson); Winter in the north (by Helen Hardie Grant); Woman of the Bright Foam (by Anna Jameson); The battle of the millrace (by Janet Lewis); Voyage of the Independence (by Lewis Marvill); Journey to the Soo (by William Cullen Bryant); Canalside superintendent (by Ernest H. Rankin); The Soo locks (by Eber Ward); The new lock, 1967 (by E.B. Williams). VI. Storm warning: Great Lakes mariner (by Herman Melville); Gale on Lake Erie (by Jacob Butler Varnum); The short life of the Walk-in-the-Water (by Mary A.W. Palmer); Return of the Superior (in the Detroit Gazette); Stormy passage (by Henry RoweSchoolcraft); Rough weather, 1835 (by J.B. Mansfield); The Christmas tree schooner (by Harry Hansen); Grim November (by Julius F. Wolff, Jr.); The darkest day (by Fred M. Landon); Ordeal on Sunday (by S.A. Lyons); Ice-bound (by Captain Elmer Weborg). VII. The long ships: Windjammer to Chicago (by Elizabeth T. Baird); Sails (by Harlan Hatcher); The historic Onoko (by J.B. Mansfield); All in a lifetime (by Ralph D. Williams); The whaleback fleet (in The graphic); Parade on the river (by Milo M. Quaife); Towed from Baltimore (by Robert H. Folkert); The new carriers (by E.B. Williams). VIII. Cities and seaway: The four Welland canals (by Rowland W. Murphy); Sailing the seaway route (by Carlton Mabee); North to salt water (by Jack C. Yewell); Time and the river (by Hugh MacLennan); Quebec to the sea (by Henry Beston).Penned name, else very good. 15.00

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Canals of Canada.  National Historic Sites Service, Manuscript Report Number 64., HEISLER, John P National Historic Sites Service, Manuscript Report Number 64.
102 HEISLER, John P National Historic Sites Service, Manuscript Report Number 64. Canals of Canada. National Historic Sites Service, Manuscript Report Number 64.
Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, National and Historic Parks Branch, 1971, 
HEISLER, John P. The Canals of Canada. [Ottawa]: Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, National and Historic Parks Branch, 1971. Pp 426, 9 folding figures. 4to, printed card covers. See Toy 3427 for later edition. Not in Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana. National Historic Sites Service, Manuscript Report Number 64. Brief treatment of the St. Peters and Shubenacadie canals, and of the proposed work at Chignecto. Adhesive binding delaminating at front outer hinge, large circular stain to front cover affecting first three leaves, owner's signature, a few penned notes, very slightly rubbed, else vg. 150.00

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103 HEPBURN, A. Barton Artificial Waterways of the World. 2nd US no dj
Macmillan, 1914, 
HEPBURN, A. Barton. Artificial Waterways of the World. N.Y.: Macmillan Co., (November) 1914. New Revised and Enlarged Edition. Pp 171 + frontis + 3 plates. 8vo, blue-grey cloth. Chapters : The World's Canals; The Canal System of New York (The Period of Inception - The Period of Development - 1867-1909 - The Competition against New York City - Barge Canal Improvements - Relation of Canals and Railways); The Panama Canal; Other Great American Canals; The Waterways Question and Conservation of Our Resources; Department of Internal Navigation. With appendix, bibliography and index. Vg. 50.00

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When Canada Joined Cape Breton : Celebrating Fifty Years of the Canso Causeway.  First Edition., HOGG, Elaine Ingalls MORRISON, Mary, foreword
104 HOGG, Elaine Ingalls MORRISON, Mary, foreword When Canada Joined Cape Breton : Celebrating Fifty Years of the Canso Causeway. First Edition.
Nimbus, Halifax, 2005, ISBN:1551095149 2005 1551095149 / 9781551095141 
HOGG, Elaine Ingalls. When Canada Joined Cape Breton : Celebrating Fifty Years of the Canso Causeway. Foreword by Nary Morrison. (Halifax, NS) : Nimbus Publishing Ltd, (2005). First Edition. Pp (4),v-x,[1]-118. Double column. With 63 b&w photos as well as other illustrations in the text. Square 8vo, blue photo-illustrated card covers.

"Laughter, pride, and even tears -- the link between Canada and Cape Breton evokes strong emotions. Built fifty years ago, the Canso Causeway has had profound physical, economic, and social effects on both Cape Breton and the Mainland, and for thousands, it's a powerful symbol of home.

'When Canada Joined Cape Breton' celebrates the Causeway's inception and legacy, with tales of construction, controversy, and festivities recounted by those who witnessed the famous link taking shape. From the dramatic blasting of Cape Porcupine and the gala opening ceremonies to Terry Fox's inspiring crossing, the stories gathered here are lively and engaging. Remarkable historical photographs further illustrate the incredible engineering feats and human perseverance that built the Causeway, as well as the many notable events that have since taken place there. When Canada Joined Cape Breton is an intimate look at what the Canso Causeway has meant to Cape Bretoners and beyond, and it stands as a fitting tribute to the Causeway's fifty eventful years." - from the rear cover.

Chapters :
1. Beginnings;
2. Causeway Construction;
3. Firsts (and Lasts];
4. The Opening of the Canso Causeway: August 13, 1955;
5. Impact of the Causeway;
6. The Causeway and the Canal - The Next Fifty Years;
7. Twenty-five Years of Memorable Crossings, [Terry Fox, &c];
8. On the Lighter Side;
9. Welcome to Cape Breton.

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105 HOLME, Timothy Gondola, Gondolier. First Edition in dustjacket.
Gentry Books, 1971, 1971 
HOLME, Timothy. Gondola, Gondolier. London : Gentry Books, (1971). First Printing. Pp (8),[ix]-xv,(3),[1]-166 + 6 leaves b&w plates. Map and a few drawings in the text. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine.

Timothy Holme (b. November 1928, England - d. May 31, 1987, Italy).

Looking back from a time when the internal combustion engine has made Venice's canals a loud, dangerous place, the author remembers a more elegant age:

"The gondola is arch-feminine, with something of the great lady about her and something of the tart. The gondolier is her servant, her lover and her pimp. Throughout the ages she has provided the magic and the mystery while he has set it off with comedy, both high and low.

This book recounts the tragi-comedy which is the history of the gondola. Originally a tough humble little boat in use when the islands of the lagoon were first settled, she soon embarked upon a varied and colourful career: plunged into orgies of opulence throughout the republic, fighting a bitter yet hopeless battle with her steam-powerd rival, the vaporetto, and finally emerging, tamed, modified, de-felzed, to take up the uneasy position of anachronistic commercialism that she holds today. Her construction has always been a complicated processed, shrouded in tradition and mystery, and the devotion afforded by the men who build her is equalled only by that of gondoliers themselves." - from the dustjacket.

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106 HOWARTH, David Golden Isthmus. First Edition in dustjacket
Collins, London, 1966, 
HOWARTH, David. The Golden Isthmus. London : Collins, 1966. First Edition. Pp 285 + 16 pp of plates. 8vo, yellow cloth. David Armine Howarth (b. July 28, 1912, London - d. July 2, 1991, Chichester, West Sussex) British naval officer, historian and author. Chapters : 1. The Spanish Explorers, 1502; 2. The Way Across, 1513; 3. The Elizabethans, 1572; 4. The Buccaneers, 1670;5. The Scottish Colony, 1698-1700; 6. The Lost Canal, 1799-1840; 7. The Ra ilroad, 1848-1855; 8. The French Canal, 1879-1888; 9. The Revolution; 10. The American Canal, 1904-1914; 11. The Republic, 1914-1966; 12. . With sources and index. Very good in nicked dustjacket. 30.00

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107 HOWARTH, David Golden Isthmus. UK (Readers Union) in dj.
Collins, 1967, 
HOWARTH, David. The Golden Isthmus. L.: Readers Union, Collins, 1967. Pp 285 + 8 pp of plates. 8vo, green cloth. Chapters : 1. The Spanish Explorers, 1502; 2. The Way Across, 1513; 3. The Elizabethans, 1572; 4. The Buccaneers, 1670; 5. The Scottish Colony, 1698-1700; 6. The Lost Canal, 1799-1840; 7. The Railroad, 1848-1855; 8. The French Canal, 1879-1888; 9. The Revolution; 10. The American Canal, 1904-1914; 11. The Republic, 1914-1966; 12. . With sources and index. Vg in dj. 18.00

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108 HOYT, Norris D. Addicted to Sail : A Half Century of Yachting Experiences.
HOYT, Norris D. Addicted to Sail: A Half Century of Yachting Experiences. NY: Norton, (1987). First Printing. Pp 220. Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth spine with blue paper covered boards. Toy 0187, Morris & Howland p 70. Despite its racy title, this is a sober, anecdotal account of transatlantic passages under sail, cruises on European canals, and adventures in high latitudes.Vg in dj. 32.00

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109 HUGHES, T.E. Sea Breezes 49:354 ISHERWOOD, J.H. BURRELL, David Suez: de Lesseps' Bubble that Boomed.
Sea Breezes, 1975, 
HUGHES, T.E. "Suez: de Lesseps' 'Bubble' that boomed." An article in Sea Breezes: The Magazine of Ships and the Sea, Vol.49, No.354, June 1975, pp.345-355, double column. Also: part 3 of David Burrell's "Burrell's Straths"; J.H. Isherwood's "Royal Dutch West India Mail Liner Ecuador of 1915"; others and usual columns & departments. Vg. For the number. 5.00

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110 HUTTON, Guthrie Crinan Canal : Puffers and Paddle Steamers
Richard Stenlake, Ochiltree, Ayrshire, 1995, 
HUTTON, Guthrie. Crinan Canal: Puffers and Paddle Steamers. (Ochiltree, Ayrshire: Richard Stenlake, 1995). Pp 52. Oblong, ill. card covers. A brief pictorial history of this Scotch canal, based on contemporary postcard views.Vg. 12.50

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111 JOHNSON, Emory R. Ocean and Inland Water Transportation. First Edition.
D. Appleton and Company, New York, 1920, 
JOHNSON, Emory R. Ocean and Inland Water Transportation. New York : D. Appleton and Company, 1920. Pp (6),vii-xxii,(2),3-395,(3) + 3 folding specimen documents (opp. p.72, 108) + folding map (opp. p.50). Some tables, diagramsand b&w photos, map in the text. 8vo, maroon cloth, blindstamped lettering to front, gilt lettering to spine. "The discussion of transportation by wa ter naturally divides itself into two parts, transportation upon the ocean and upon inland waterways. Ocean transportation exceeds the traffic of inland waterways in volume and importance, and, for economic and political reasons, merits more detailed consideration. Accordingly, about four-fifths of this volume is taken up with Book I, devoted to ocean transportation. Inland waterways and their traffic are dealt with in Book II. The volume, as a whole, is a treatise on the economics of transportation by water and is intended to be a complement to the author's work on "American Railway Transportation," the first edition of which appeared in 1903." - from the preface, p.vii. Contents: Book One :Ocean Transportation; Introduction; Part I. The Ocean Transportation System. 1. The Measurement of Vessels and Traffic; 2. The History of the Ocean Carrier—The Sailing Vessel; 3. The History of the Ocean Carrier—The Steamship; 4. Ways and Terminals of Ocean Transportation; Part II. The Ocean Transportation Service. 5. The Ocean Freight Service; 6.The Passenger Service : Influence of passenger traffic on speed — Statisti cs of cabin and steerage passengers.— Rapid growth of steerage traffic.— Tourist agencies.— Inspection of immigrants at Ellis Island, New York.— Tendencies noticeable in the passenger service.— Separate accommodations for steerage passengers not emigrants — Steerage accommodations on the Caronia andCarmania; 7. The Ocean Mail Service; 8. The International Express Service; Part III. The Ocean Carriers and the Public: The Relations of the Carriers with One Another and the Public. 9. Organization of Ocean Transportation; 10. Monopoly and Competition in the Ocean Transportation Service; 11. Rate and Traffic Agreements, Pools, and Consolidation of Ocean Carrier; 12. Cooperation and Combination of Ocean and Rail Carriers; 13. Ocean Fares and Rates; 14. Marine Insurance. Part IV. Governement and the Regualtion of Ocean Commerce and Transportation. 15. Aid and Regulation by the National Government : Maritime success and national greatness.— Purposes of government aid to ocean transportation and commerce,.— Four kinds of aid given by the United States Government.— Federal departments and bureaus concerned with ship building and commerce.— The Corps of Engineers .— Department of Commerce and Labor — Lighthouse Board— Coast and Geodetic Survey — Bureau of Fisheries.— Fur Seal and Salmon Fisheries of Alaska— Steamboat Inspection Service — Bureau of Navigation— Bureau of Immigration — Bureau of Manufactures and its Consular Division — Bureau of Standard - Bureau of Statistics - Bureau ofthe Census - The Customs Service.— Revenue Cutter Service — Life Saving Se rvice.— Public Health and Marine Hospital Service .— Weather Bureau .— Hydrographic Office— Foreign Mail Service — Consular Service and Bureau of Trade Relations — Department of Justice; 16. Aid and Regulation by the State and Municipal Governments : State and Federal powers over commerce, 234.—Leading decisions of the Supreme Court defining those powers — National appropriations for rivers and harbors — Control of pilots and pilotage.— Pilotage regulations at Philadelphia and New York.— Health and quarantine regulations.— Control of piers, docks, and other terminal facilities— Police supervision of ports; 17. Port and Terminal Charges and the Taxation of Shipping : Expenses incurred in entering and discharging at New York, Antwerp, Rotterdam, Hamburg, Havre, Liverpool — Tables showing entrance, clearance and portcharges for a typical sailing vessel at New York— For sailing vessels and steamers at Philadelphia.— Tonnage taxes — State taxes on ships as property— Abolition of State taxes desirable; 18. The Mercantile Marine Policy of the United States : The four ways in which the United States has aided ship - building— Policy of the United States toward the ownership and operation of ships — Legislation regarding seamen — Mercantile marine policy of the United States has been liberal but unsuccessful; 19. Condition of the American Shipbuilding Industry : —Consideration of Causes and Remedies - Statistics of past and present shipbuilding in the United States — Relative cost ofAmerican- and foreign-built ships — Causes accounting for higher costs in the United States— Success in operating ships essential to growth of shipbuilding industry— All shipbuilding materials ought to be admitted free — Ship construction bounties of France — Objections to construction bounties; 20. Causes of the Decline of the American Marine in the Foreign Trade : Decline in the registered tonnage of American shipping since 1861 — Causes accounting for the decline.— Substitution of iron and steam for wood and sails —History of national shipping subsidies— Effects of the Civil War — Shippin g policy of Congress after the Civil War— Navy neglected from 1865 to 1885—Effect of subsidies granted by foreign countries— Decline in American ship ping due mainly to economic causes; 21. Government Aid to Shipping and Navigation in France, the United Kingdom, Germany, and Japan : French bounties to fisheries — French construction and navigation bounties, Acts of 1881 and 1893 — Provisions of the Act of 1902 — French payments for carrying oceanmails — British subventions for naval reserves— British Admiralty subventi ons — British mail subsidies— Subsidy granted Cunard Steamship Company in 1903— Germany's mail subventions to particular lines— Reduced railroad ratesto aid foreign trade and domestic shipbuilding— Results of Germany's polic y— Japan's ship construction bounties, Act of 1896 — Navigation bounties, Acts of 1896 and 1899 — Special mail subventions under Act of 1899 — Successof Japanese marine policy; 22. The Merchant Marine Question; 23. The Futur e Outlook for American Shipbuilding and Maritime Interests : Conditions determining success in building and operating ships — The geographic basis forAmerican shipbuilding — The economic basis of American shipbuilding and sh ipping — Abundance of capital for investment — Handicap of higher labor costs; of higher costs of operation under the American flag — The political forces are favorable to the maritime success of the United States — The favorable psychological basis. Book Two : Canal, River and Lake Transportation. 24. The Inland Waterways in the United States 25. The Improvement and Maintenance of Inland Waterways in the United States; 26. The Organization of the Service and the Equipment Employed on Inland Waterways : Equipment employed on canals — Organization of canal transportation — Equipment employed onrivers— Organization of river transportation — Coal traffic service on the Ohio — Equipment on the Great Lakes— Organization of lake transportation s ervice — Lake lines controlled by railroads — The tendency toward the consolidation of lake carriers — The Lake Carriers' Association and the Association of Lake Lines; 27. Traffic on the Inland Waterways of the United States: Statistics of total traffic not available — Traffic on New York canals; on the Ohio and Illinois canals — Traffic on the Hudson, Ohio, and Mississippi rivers — Coal traffic on the Ohio — Volume of commerce on the Great Lakes — The sail and steam tonnage on the Great Lakes.— Characteristics of thelake traffic — Traffic of railroads and waterways compared — Con-ditions r equisite to the growth of the traffic of inland waterways 28. The Relationsof Inland Waterways and Railroads as Carriers; 29. The Future of Inland Wa ter Transportation in the United States. Spine sunned, front baord slightlyscuffed, a Feb 1947 penned acquisition note, an ex libris bookplate from t he Hotel Pennsylvania, New York (of which this volume was No 4080) else very good, solid. 60.00

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112 JOHNSTONE, Paul McGrail. Sean. Sea-craft of Prehistory. First Edition in djustjacket
Routledge & Kegan Paul / RKP, London, 1980, 
JOHNSTONE, Paul. The Sea-craft of Prehistory. Prepared for Publication by Seán McGrail. London : Routledge & Kegan Paul, (1980). First Edition. Pp (4),v-xviii,(2),3-260,(2). Large 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "...a detailed, scholarly, yet highly readable account of man's use of inland and ocean-going craft from the earliest times until the dawn of recorded history. From the craft of Stone Age Europe and the vessels of Ancient Egypt,to the skin boats of medieval Irish monks and the rafts and reed boats of sixteenth-century South America, and from the Arctic kayak and the Chinese junk to the outrigger canoes of the Pacific islands, all forms of evidence are critically assessed to present a comprehensive picture...of the vesselsmen have built through the ages, and of the variety of ways in which they have been used." -from the dj. Part I. General Survey of Early Types of Water Transport. 1. Earliest Times; 2. Raft and Reed: The single log; the log raft; the reed boat; Egypt; Mesopotamia; Africa; the Mediterranean; Europe to India; Tasmania; the Pacific; America; earliest use; 3. Bark: Earliest use - evolution of bark craft - South America - Africa - North America - northern Europe and Asia - developments of the bark boat; 4. Skin: Types of skin craft - Britain and Ireland- Scandinavia - southern and eastern Europe -southern Asia and India - Russia and the Arctic - America - military use o f skin boats - distribution - origin of skin boats; 5. Dug-outs and the evolution of the plank-built boat : Planked boat origins - the simple dug-out - making a dug-out - developments of the simple dug-out - multiple dug-outs- expanded dug-outs - stabilisers and outriggers - the evolution of planke d boats; Part II. Europe. 6. The earlier Mediterranean : The obsidian trade- what type of boat? - skin or basketry? - reed; the dug-out; 7. The later Mediterranean : Metal tools and trade - Crete - Egypt - ship-building tech niques - evolution in the Mediterranean - mast and sail - the keel - the war-ship - literary evidence - anchors - evidence from wrecks - 'hupozoma' orhogging truss? 8. The Atlantic: The ships of the Veneti - the Blackfriars I ship - the Bruges boat - 'Celtic' ship-building - the Portuguese saveiro - the hippos - the gondola and the dghaisa - Mediterranean and Atlantic seaboard developments - sail - the evolution of planked craft - skin boats - reed craft; 9. Scandinavia : Stone Age skin boats - the Bronze Age - an experimental skin boat - dug-outs - Planked craft - Sail - medieval developments in northern Europe; 10. The British Isles: skin boats: Stone axe trade - Classical times - the Caergwrle bowl - the Broighter boat - the Bantry pillar -from the Mesolithic to the medieval - Neolithic migrants - the buildingand use of skin boats - Irish voyages to Iceland - skin boat survivals; 11 . The British Isles: wooden craft: Dug-outs - planked boats - the Brigg "raft" - two Lincolnshire dug-outs - boat-building techniques - coins and carvings - distribution of skin and planked boats - the development of planked boats; 12. European river craft : Roman river craft - Roman guilds - 'Celtic' boats - types of river craft - canals and rivers - propulsion. Part III.Outside Europe. 13. The Indian Ocean and Arabian Gulf : Early Indus craft - Indus/Sumeria trade - - reed craft • Egypt and the Persian Gulf • wooden boats - sewn boats - boat-building techniques - development of planked boats; 14. China and Japan : China: reed and skin - rafts and dug-outs - the sampan - the junk - plank fastenings - masts - leeboards and rudders - sail -yuloh and paddlewheel - the magnetic compass - development of sampan and j unk - the dragon boat Japan: dug-outs - rafts - skin boats - bark canoes - sewn boats - dragon boats - later developments 15. The Pacific: Colonisation of the Pacific - Marquesas Islands - Heyerdahl's theory - Pacific craft -Maori war canoes - other boat-building techniques - seamanship and navigat ion - the evolution of Pacific craft - dug-outs and long-boats - outriggers- double canoes and rafts - chronology - Polynesia to America?; 15. The Am ericas : The American Continent - Birch bark - skin boats - trans-oceanic voyages - rafts and sails; The West Indies: rafts - sail - reed craft - dug-outs. With notes and index. Very good in unclipped dustjacket. 65.00

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113 JONES, Stephen BROWN, Richard Drifitng. 1st US, in dj
Macmillan, New York, 1971, 
JONES, Stephen. Drifitng : being the author's account of his Voyages in dooryards, alleys, bayous, millraces, swamps, sumps, rivers, creeks, canals, lakes, bays & open sewers about the Historical Lands of New Orleans, Valley of Swans, Cape May, Yorktown, Jamestown, Mystic, Noank, and Westerly, RhodeIsland. With Illustrations in Pen & Ink by Richard Brown, sometime bow oar . New York: The Macmillan Company, (1971). First Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xx,[1]-442,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, brown cloth. Morris & Howland p 75. Vg in lightly nicked, spine-sunned, unclipped dj. 16.00

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114 KIMBROUGH, Emily VASILIU, Mircea And a Right Good Crew. US no dj
Harper, 1958, 
KIMBROUGH, Emily. And a Right Good Crew. Drawings by Mircea Vasiliu. N.Y.: Harper & Brothers, (1958). Pp 273. 8vo, blue cloth spine. Toy 1170, Morris & Howland p 78. "... narrative of a holiday along the canals of England andWales." - from the dj. Vg. 15.00

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115 KINGSFORD, William. Canadian Canals: Their History and Cost With an Inquiry into the Policy Necessary to Advance the Well-being of the Province
Rollo & Adam, Toronto, 1865, 
KINGSFORD, William. The Canadian Canals: Their History and Cost, With an Inquiry into the Policy Necessary to Advance the Well-being of the Province. Toronto: Rollo & Adam, 1865. Pp. [i]-iv,[1]-191,(1). 8vo, original green pressed cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A volume on the construction, maintenance, and cost effectiveness of canals in pre-Confederation Canada, with specific interest paid to the significance of the Erie Canal in opening up Upper Canada to water-bound business. Also includes cost figures on othercanals in the Ontario region and the northern United States. Rear inner hi nge cracked, front inner hinge tender, a couple of small nicks to the bottom edge of the front board, very sporadic light foxing (more prevalent to initial and final leaves), name, else vg. 250.00

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116 KINROSS, Lord Between Two Seas. in dj.
William Morrow, 1969, 
KINROSS, Lord. Between Two Seas : The Creation of the Suez Canal. NY: William Morrow, 1969. Pp 306, 16 pp plates. 8vo, red spine with yellow boards. "The drama of the creation of the Canal is a turbulent one, involving as it does such characters as Napoleon, Metternich, the Empress Eugénie, Gladstone and Disraeli- and Lord Kinross has made the best of his material. BetweenTwo Seas, charged with exciting events and striking portraits, is authenti c and entertaining- history as it should be written." -from the dj. Vg in rubbed, nicked dj. 30.00

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117 KLINGAMAN,. David C. VEDDER, Richard K. Essays in Nineteenth Century Economic History : The Old Northwest. in dustjacket
Ohio University Press, Athens, 1975, ISBN:82140170X 
KLINGAMAN,. David C., and Richard K. VEDDER (eds.). Essays in Nineteenth Century Economic History : The Old Northwest. Athens : Ohio University Press,(1975). Pp (4),v-xiv,(2),3-356,(2). Index. 8vo, olive green cloth, gilt le ttering to spine. "In the 100 years between 1800 and 1900, the United States evolved into the most economicallu developed nation in the world. These essays focus on the factors and the institutions that played important rolesin this growth. The changes occurring before the Civil War in the East Cen tral states comprising the "Old Northwest" (Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan and Wisconsin), where the economic transformation was more pronounced, are emphasized." (from the dj). Conents : 1. From northwest to mid-west: Social bases of a regional history (by William N. Parker). 2. The agriculture sector and the pace of economic growth: U.S. experience in the nineteenth century (by Robert E. Gallman). 3. Farm production and income in old and newareas at mid-century (by Richard A. Easterlin). 4. Nineteenth century publ ic land policy: The case for the speculator (by Edward H. Rastatter). 5. Human fertility and agriculture opportunities in Ohio Counties: From frontierto maturity, 1810-60 (by Don R. Leet). 6. Migration and the old northwest (by Richard K. Vedder and Lowell E. Gallaway). 7. Individual wealth in Ohioin 1860 (by David C. Klingamen). 8. The growth of wealth in Ohio, 1800-196 9 (by Lee Soltow). 9. The role of banks in the economic development of the old northwest (by Donald R. Adams). 10. Public canal investment and the opening of the old north-west (by Roger L. Ransom, pp 246-268). 11. The railroads and midwestern development, 1870-90: A general equilibrium history (by Jeffrey G. Williamson). Very good in dustjacket. 20.00

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118 KLITGAARD, B.J. Troubadour Sails On.
Seeley, Service, London, 1938, 
KLITGAARD, B.J. Troubadour Sails On. With Illustrations & Sketch Maps. London : Seeley, Service & Co., (1938). Pp 283. 8vo, white & blue patterned cloth. Toy 1245. A cruise in Germany and Denmark. Divided into 29 chapters, including : Wilton's Shipyard; On the Rhine; The German Canals; The Kiel Canal; The Danish Islands; Sailors Ashore. Browning to cloth, spotting to edges, else very good. 45.00

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119 KOEHOORN, Tena Not Knowing: Memories Inspired by My Mother's Letters. First Edition, Signed.
Advocate Printing and Publishing Limited, Pictou, NS, 2002, 
KOEHOORN, Tena. Not Knowing : Memories Inspired by My Mother's Letters. Pictou, NS: Advocate Printing and Publishing Limited, 2002. First Edition. Pp.142. Illustrated. 8vo, photo-illustrated red cardcovers, with white letter ing to spine. Anecdotes from the Pictou County resident's live, after beingborn on a ship en route from the Netherlands, before spending time in Cape Breton, Halifax, and Pictou. "Tena Koehoorn was born in the Netherlands on a sailboat on April 18, 1926. The youngest of nine children, she spent the first seven years of her life on the canals and lakes of Holland. Her brot hers and sisters had been sent off to boarding school, but Tena's mother looked at her and said, 'This one I keep for myself'. Tena had a wonderful time growing up, but the war years brough new challenges that changed the direction of her life. She was prevented from receiving a full education and in the aftermath of war thought for the first time about leaving her homeland for a better life. Tena married her husband, William Koehoorn, on April 16, 1953. Six weeks later they were on a ship to Canada, not knowing what adventures lay ahead. In this book, Tena shares with you some of her experiences and memories as she moved from Cape Breton to Halifax before eventuallysettling down on a farm in Pictou County raising four children. Her husban d passed away in 1997 and she now resides in Lakeside Villa in Lyons Brook." - from rear. Lightly rubbed, else very good. Signed by the author verso front cover. NOTE: Due to its small size, shipping costs should be cheaper than quoted. 15.00

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120 LaFEBER, Walter Panama Canal : The Crisis in Historical Perspective red cloth in dj
Oxford University Press, 1978, 
LaFEBER, Walter. The Panama Canal : The Crisis in Historical Perspective. NY.: Oxford University Press, 1978. Pp 248, including 2 pp of maps. 8vo, redcloth. Walter LaFeber, one of America's eminent diplomatic historians, exa mins the degree of complexity in the relationship between Panama and the United States of America. "[...]it is a fair, even-handed report by a man with a keen understanding of the subject." -from the dust jacket. Previous owner's signature, else very good in dj. 20.00

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