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101 CARMER, Carl Genesee River : A Novel First Edition in dustjacket, signed
Farrar and Reinhart, Inc., New York, 1941, 
CARMER, Carl. Genesee River : A Novel. New York : Farrar and Reinhart, Inc., (1941). First Printing with the Farrar and Rinehart device on copyright page. Pp. [8],(1)-360. 8vo, red cloth with black decoration to front and black title blocks to spine. Carl Lamson Carmer (b. October 16, 1893, Cortland, New York - d. September 11, 1976, Bronxville, New York) was the author, among many other works, of three volumes in the Rivers of America series, aswell as being that project's second editor. His first novel, about early l ife in upstate New York. "Through the pages of Genesee Fever gallops Colonel Williamson, America's first real estate agent, who operated in a wilderness parceling out the land of the long grass to all whom his persuasions could reach. It was he, always leaping into the saddle without touching a stirrup, always riding at a gallop, who imported French theater to be played tothe Indians, who erected a luxury hotel deep in the backwoods of the York State frontier. Against him struggled The Publick Universal Friend, mystic prophetess and dictator, William Berezy, itinerant European art-peddler, and many another of the most fantastic characters in the fifteen states of the young America. Against a background strange even in the strange history of America. Mr. Carmer has told the story of how Nathan Hart, school teacher, wagon painter and fugitive, found a peace he had thought forever lost, a woman—the beautiful Indian, Catherine O'Bail—whose love gave his life meaningng and purpose, and a way of life without which he would have preferred death. " Some light edgewear, spotting to fore-edge, browning to endpapers, else very good in spine-sunned, nicked, hinge-chipped, edge-worn dustjacket. Signed and inscribed by the author on the half-title. 50.00

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102 CARMER, Carl COSGRAVE, John O'Hara, III (decorations) Dark Trees to the Wind. : A Cycle of York State Years, First Edition in dustjacket. signed.
William Sloane Associates, Publishers, New York, 1949, 
CARMER, Carl. Dark Trees to the Wind : A Cycle of York State Years. Decorations by John O'Hara Cosgrave III. NY: William Sloane Associates, Publishers, (1949). First US Printing. Pp. (i)-xiv,(1)-370, including frontis. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated grey cloth with green title block to spine, top edge dyed a faint green. Carl Lamson Carmer (b. October 16, 1893, Cortland, New York - d. September 11, 1976, Bronxville, New York) was the author, amongmany other works, of three volumes in the Rivers of America series, as wel l as being that project's second editor. A narrative about the people of upstate New York. Some light edgewear, else vg in spine- and edge-sunned, nicked dustjacket. Signed and inscribed by the author on the half-title. 30.00

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103 CARMER, Carl Rivers of America Series WENGENROTH, Stow Hudson. 1st US no dj
Rinehart, 1939, 
CARMER, Carl. The Hudson. Illustrated by Stow Webgenroth. N.Y.: Rinehart and Co., (1939). First Edition. Pp 434. 8vo, blue cloth. In the Rivers of America series. Vg. 40.00

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South America Social, Indutrial, and Political : A Twenty-Five-Thousand-Mile Journey in Search of Information in the Isthmus of Panama and the Lands of the Equator, Columbia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Tierra del Fuego, the Falklands, Argentia, Paraguay, Uruguay, Brazil, the Guianas, Venezuela, and the Orinoco Basin., CARPENTER, Frank G.
104 CARPENTER, Frank G. South America Social, Indutrial, and Political : A Twenty-Five-Thousand-Mile Journey in Search of Information in the Isthmus of Panama and the Lands of the Equator, Columbia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Tierra del Fuego, the Falklands, Argentia, Paraguay, Uruguay, Brazil, the Guianas, Venezuela, and the Orinoco Basin.
Saalfield, 1903, 1903 
CARPENTER, Frank G. South America Social, Industrial, and Political : A Twenty-Five-Thousand-Mile Journey in Search of Information in the Isthmus of Panama and the Lands of the Equator, Columbia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Tierra del Fuego, the Falklands, Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, Brazil, the Guianas, Venezuela, and the Orinoco Basin. The Resources and Possibilities of the Various Countries - the Life and Customs of the People - Their Governments, Business Methods, and Trade. Fully Illustrated. Akron : Saalfield Publishing Company, 1903. Pp 625. Large 8vo, navy cloth, gilt lettering.

Contents:
1. From New York to Panama: A Winter Sail over the Caribbean Sea on an American Steamer — A New Use for the Gulf Stream — Landing at Colon — Its Hospitals and its Cemeteries — A Graveyard of Foreigners — The Terrors of the Isthmus;

2. Across the Isthmus by Railroad: The Story of the Panama Railroad, which has made Fortunes for its Owners — It Charges the Highest Fares and Pays Dividends of Millions — The Scenery of the Isthmus — The Chagres River — A Look at the City of Panama — Its Odd Social Customs — Its Lottery and its Bull-Ring;

3. The Panama Canal: A Description of this Colossal Work, which has Cost a Quarter of a Billion Dollars and is not Half Done — A Walk along the Canal — Three Thousand Labourers and What They Are Doing — The Canal Scandals, and how De Lesseps and his Associates stole Millions — Fortunes in Machinery now going to Waste — Will the Canal be Completed ? ;

4. The Wonders of Colombia : An Undeveloped Empire still unexplored — A Look at the Cauca Valley, where Americans are now Settling — A River of Vinegar — Bogota, the Capital — What Colombia produces — It is a Land of Gold — Queer Features of Travel on the Southern Pacific — How one feels on the Equator;

5. The Land of the Equator: The Wonders of Ecuador — Trees that weave Blankets, and Mules that wear Pantalets — The Curious City of Guayaquil — Its Police and Fire Department — Where the Taxes are Low and the Death-Rate is High — Ecuador’s Debt Slaves, and how they are Oppressed;

6. The Bangkok of Ecuador : A Ride up the Guayas River to the Foot of the Andes — The Floating Town of Babahoyo, whose People live upon the Water — A Visit to the Cacao Plantations, whence our Chocolate comes — Ecuadorian Farming, and its enormous Profits — Wages and the Cost of Living;

7. The Mountains of the Equator: The Highlands of the Northern Andes — Chimborazo and Cotopaxi — Quito, the highest Capital City in the World — Civilization in Ecuador — The different classes of the People — How the Whites rule — The Aborigines — Savage Indians who bake the Heads of their Enemies;

8. On the Great South American Desert. A Land of Dry Sand, where it Rains only once in Seven Years — Skeletons and Mummies — Travelling Sand-Dunes, which are always on the March — Among the Ruins of the Incas — The old City of Jequetepec — Cajamarca, and Atahualpa’s Prison Cell, which he filled with Gold — The Sunsets of the Desert;

9. The Irrigated Valleys of Peru. A Land where Cotton grows on Trees and is Red in Colour — The big Sugar Plantations, and how the}'- are Managed — Peruvian Labour and Wages — A Look at the Peons and their Homes;

10. An Hour with the President of Peru. The Romantic career of a South American statesman — How he fought his way through Revolution to Power — His Narrow Escape in a woman's clothes — The Resources of Peru — One of the Richest Countries in the World, with the poorest Inhabitants — Peru’s War with Chile, and how her Treasure was Stolen;

11. The Capital of Peru. A Magnificent City made of Mud and Fishing-Poles — How Lima Houses are Built — Chickens that live on the Housetops — The Stores and the great Cathedral — The pretty Girls of Lima — Their odd Customs and Costumes — Lima on Horseback — Women who Ride Astride — A City where Mules take the place of the Huckster Cart;

12. Down the Andes on a Hand-Car. An Exciting Trip from the Mountain-Tops to the Pacific ocean over the steepest Railroad in the World — Its Track climbs upwards of Three Miles in less than a Hundred — Its Cost in Money and Lives — The Scenic Wonders of the Andes — How One feels Three Miles above the Sea — The Horrors of Soroche, or Mountain Sickness — A Snowball fight in the Clouds — On the Eastern Side of the Andes.;

13. In the Heart of the Andes. The Journey up the Mountains from Mollendo to Puno — Across the Pampa de Islay — A Visit to Arequipa, the chief City of Southern Peru — The Harvard Observatory, and its wonderful Photographs of the Southern Heavens — Mount Misti, the highest Meteorological Observatory on Earth — The Plateau of Peru, and its Curious People.;

14. Steamboating above the Clouds. Lake Titicaca, the highest of Navigable Waters — It is half as large as Lake Erie, and twice as high up in the air as Mount Washington — How steel Steamers were brought to it on the Backs of Men and Mules over Passes higher than Pike’s Peak — Its Sacred Islands, and their wonderful Ruins — The Curious Inhabitants who Live upon its Shores — Balsas, or Native Boats made of Straw — Curious Animals about Titicaca — The Llama, the Vicuna, and the Alpaca;

15. The Wonderful City La Paz. Strange Features of Life and Business in the Heart of Bolivia — The Indians and the Cholos — Mules and Donkeys as Beer-Waggons, Bread-Carts, and Hearses — A Visit to the Markets — The Curious Vegetables and Fruits of Interior South America — Frozen Potatoes — Beans that taste like Ice-Cream, and Indian Corn that makes Flour without Grinding;

16. The Aymara Indians. The Curious People who Live on the Plateau of Bolivia — A Nation of Slaves who are contented with Slavery — A Peep into their Huts — Their Feuds, and how they Fight with Slings — About Coca, the favourite Indian Chew — Chicha, or Bolivian Beer — Goats skinned alive to make Brandy Bottles.;

17. In the Back Woods of Bolivia. An Unexplored Country of vast Resources given up to Savage Tribes — The Cannibals of the Eastern Andes, who Shoot with Blow-Guns and Poisoned Arrows — Some Indians who go Naked, and Others who Dress in Bark Clothing — The Rubber Forests of the Andean Slope — Quinine arid Peruvian Bark;

18. A Wild Ride with the Bolivian Mails. A Gallop over the dried-up Sea of the Middle Andes — Strange Scenes on the Highlands — The Bolivian Coachman, and his Cruelty — Nights in Bolivian Inns — Odd Features of Farming, where Oxen pull the Ploughs with their Heads — American Trade in Bolivia;

19. Among the Gold and Silver Mines of the Andes. Bolivia’s enormous Silver Output — It has produced $4,000,000,000 worth of the Metal — The Silver Mountain of Potosi and the rich Mines of Cerro de Pasco — The Gold Mines of Eastern Bolivia — The Tipuani Placer Deposits now being Worked by Americans — Prospecting in the Andes — The richest Tin Mines in the World ;

20. A Chemical Laboratory of the Gods. The Nitrate Deserts of Chile, in which the English have Invested $100,000,000 — How Nitrate of Soda is Mined — A Visit to the Fields — The Extent of the Deposits, and the Peculiarities of the Nitrate Towns — A Look at Ascotan, the Borax Lake of the Andes — Six Hundred Miles by Rail over Salty Plains.;

21. Among the Chilenos. The Yankees of South America, and their Country — Odd Features of the Slimmest Land in the World — Its Wonderful Riches — Its Vast Deposits of Guano, Gold, Silver, and Copper — Valparaiso, the New York of the Southern Pacific.;

22. On Robinson Crusoe's Island. The Scene of Alexander Selkirk’s adventures — The Island of Juan Fernandez, and how the Chilean Government proposes to Colonize it — The Guano Islands, out of which Peru has dug Millions — What Guano is — The Galapagos Islands, and the Robinson Crusoe of Ecuador;

23. The City of Santiago. Special Features of Life and Business in the Chilean Capital — A Bird’s- Eye view from Santa Lucia — Palaces that cover Acres and cost Fortunes — A Street-Car Ride for a Cent — High Life among the Chilenos — Paris Dresses and Diamonds — How the Nabobs enjoy themselves — Scenes at the Opera and the Races.;

24. The President of Chile. A Visit to the Chilean « White House » — The President and Congress — How Chile is Governed — The Influence of the Church, and its great Wealth — Its vast Ecclesiastical Property in Santiago, and its rich Nuns and Monks — Education in Chile, and the American Schools.;

25. Farming on a Grand Scale. A Land where a Thousand Acres are only a Garden-patch, and many Farms are worth Millions — Special Features of Life on the Haciendas — Peons who Work for Twenty Cents a Day and get Drunk every Week — Their extraordinary Strength and the great Mortality among them— A Visit to an immense Estate managed by a Woman — The Wheat Lands of Chile — Its Fine Cattle and Horses ;

26. Life on the Chilean Frontier. How the Southern Part of the Country is being opened up to Settlement — Government Auctions, where Land is sold in lots of Thousands of Acres — A Look at the frontier City of Temuco, and something about Concepcion, the Metropolis of the South — The Chances for Investment — Big Farms at low Prices — Valuable Mines — A Journey into the Coal Mines under the Pacific Ocean on an Electric Trolley;

27. The Araucanian Indians. Odd Features of Life among the Richest and Bravest of the South American Indians — A Visit to their Reservations in South Chile — Pretty Indian Maidens — How they are Courted and Married — Curious Customs of Birth and Death — The Araucanian Religion — An Araucanian Woman, who claims to be 130 Years Old;

28. At the Tail End of Our Hemisphere. A Trip through Smyth’s Channel into the Strait of Magellan — Sailing amidst the Clouds among Icebergs and Andean Snows — A Look at Cape Froward, the southernmost Continental Point in the World — The Savages of Patagonia — The naked Alacalufes, who live in Canoes — Lassoing an Iceberg — A Description of the Strait and its magnificent Scenery;

29. In the Capital of the Magellans. How the People live and do Business in the most Southerly City in the World — Lots which formerly Cost a Postage Stamp now worth Thousands of Dollars — The Big Sheep Farms of Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego, some of which Feed Flocks of Tens of Thousands and make Fortunes for their Owners — Vultures that pick out the Eyes of Live Sheep — The Panthers and the Indian Sheep-Stealers;

30. Tierra del Fuego. New Facts about one of the least-known parts of the World — An Island covered with a Dense Vegetation, having Mighty Forests and Grass-Grown Plains — Where the Gold Mines' are Located, and how Nuggets and Scales of Gold are Picked out of the Sands of the Sea — The Indians of Tierra del Fuego — The Onas, who go Naked, Sleep in Holes in the Ground, and Wage War upon the Whites — The Yaghans, who are Semi-Civilized — Their Wonderful Language;

31. In the Falkland Islands. John Bull’s new Naval Station in the South Atlantic — It Controls Cape Horn and the Strait of Magellan — Where the Falklands Are — Their Vast Sheep Farms, which are Managed by Shepherds on Horseback — A Visit to Stanley, the Capital — Travelling School-masters — Postal Savings Banks and other Features of the thriftiest Island Community in the World.;

32. The Argentine Republic. A Bird’s-Eye View of the Country — Its Vast Wheat-Fields, Sugar Plantations, and Extensive Pastures — How it Compares with the United States — Its People, and their Characteristics — The Latin-American as a National Type — How Argentina is Growing — Its Railroads and Telegraphs — Its Normal Schools, founded by Yankee School-Teachers;

33. Buenos Aires. The Metropolis of South America, and the largest Spanish-speaking City in the World — How it Contro’s Argentina Politically, Socially, and Financially — Buenos Aires from the Housetops — A Town of Shreds and Patches — A Look at its Churches — The Largest Catholic City on Earth — A South American Botany Bay;

34. High Life in Argentina. How the Nabobs of Buenos Aires look, act, and live — A Nation of Gamblers, who spend Millions a Year on Races, Lotteries, and the Stock-Exchange — Behind the Scenes at the Clubs — A Night at the Opera — Well-Dressed Women and Impudent Young Men — Curious Customs of Courtship and Marriage — Odd Features of Family Life;

35. Low Life in Argentina. How the Poor Live — The Conventillos of Buenos Aires, and their Miserable Inhabitants — Work, Wages, and Trades Unions — The Chances for Women — Strange Ways of Washing and Ironing — Among the Gauchos or Cowboys of the Pampas- — A Peep into their Homes — Their Terrible Duels — I Feel like killing Some One;

36. Odd Argentine Customs. The Hospitality of the People — Presents with Strings to Them — The Cemeteries and Funeral Customs — How the Dead are filed away in Pigeon-Holes — Rented Graves — Curious Gastronomic Tastes — Snails and Armadillos as Tidbits — The Greatest Meat-Eaters in the World — How Turkeys are Sold — Milkmen who cannot Water their Milk;

37. The Wheat-fields of Argentina. Where they are, and What they are — Plow the Grain is Raised and Marketed — The Wheat Farmers are Italians, who live in Mud Huts — Rosario, the Chicago of South America — The Locusts that come from Brazil in Swarms and eat up the Wheat and everything Green — How they are Destroyed — The Future of Wheat-Raising in South America, and its probable Competition with the United States;

38. Sheep and Stock-Raising in Argentina. Argentina has more than 100,000,000 Sheep, and produces a Hundred Pounds of Wool to each of its Inhabitants — A Look into the greatest Produce Market in the World — How Argentina is improving her Cattle and Sheep — A Ram which Cost $2,000, and Bulls at $5,000 Each — A Visit to the largest Meat-Freezing Establishment in the World ;

39. How the Argentine Republic is Governed. Its President and Congress — Elections held on Sundays in the Churches — Everything in the hands of Rings — Politicians who steal Millions — The Frauds of the National Banks — The Judicial System and the Police — The Army and Navy;

40. Across South America on the Trans--Andean Railroad. Concerning the Trans-Andean Railroad, which crosses Chile and Argentina — How the Track climbs the Andes — Snow-Sheds cut out of solid Rock, and other curious Features of Railroad-Building — Groceries on Wheels, and Freight Cars with Sails — A Look at Aconcagua, the highest of the Andes — Singular Features of Nature on the Pampas, where it sometimes Rains Mud;

41. The United States and Argentina. What should be Done to Better our Trade — We need American Steamers and an International American Bank — How the English are making Money in South American Banking — Stock Speculation in Buenos Aires — A Day on the Exchange — Opportunities for Investments;

42. Up the Paraguay River : A Thirteen-Hundred-Mile Trip on the Rio de la Plata system into the Heart of South America — How the Rio de la Plata surpasses the Mississippi — The Parana River, and its Ten Thousand Islands, which are floating down to the Sea — Strange Sights on the Paraguay River — Monkeys, Parrots, Jaguars, and Crocodiles — Life on the River Steamers — Peculiar Table Manners;

43. In the City of Asuncion. [= Asunciσn] A Walk through the Capital of Paraguay- — A Town older than any in North America, but still new — Its Telephones and Telephone Girls — A General View of Paraguay— Its Cities, Towns, and Villages— Its Queer Colonies, one of which was named after President Hayes.;

44. The Pretty Girls of Paraguay. Strange Customs of a Land where there are more Women than Men — The War with Brazil, that Killed off the Men — How the Women Manage the Country — Their Business Ability — A Visit to the Markets — Orange Girls and Butcher Women — A Look into a Paraguayan Home — Paraguay Tobacco, used by Women and Children who both Smoke and Chew;

45. Industrial Paraguay. Its Resources and Possibilities — A Land of vast Pastures and many Cattle — Its Dense Forests of valuable hard Woods- — Its Tobacco and Cotton Fields — Low Prices of Land — The Chances for Americans and American Trade;

46. Round about Pirapo. Strange Adventures in the Wilds of Paraguay — A Night in a Country Hotel — Paraguay’s only Railroad, and its odd Passengers — How Women Peddle raw Meat at the Stations — Country Scenes — Tens of Thousands of Ant-hills — A Land where Oranges grow wild — Odd Features of Life outside the Cities;

47. In the Wilds of Brazil. The Trip up the Paraguay into the Province of Matto Grosso — A Look at Cuyaba — A Stop at Corumba — Tigers and Alligators — Savage Indians who are Born without Hair and Grow Hair only on the Head — Something about the Chaco and its Curious Tribes — The Tobas, Lenguas, and others.;

48. In the Little Land of Uruguay. A Bird's-Eye View of the smallest of the South American Republics — The richest Land south of the Equator — A Look at Montevideo and its beautiful Harbour — Its Public Buildings, its Theatres, Banks, and Stock-Exchange — How Uruguay is Governed — Its Post Offices, Telephones, Telegraphs, and Schools — Strange Street Scenes;

49. The President of Uruguay. He lives upon a Political Volcano and is always in Danger of Assassination — A Land of Revolutions — An Evening at the « White House of Montevideo guarded by Gatling guns on the Roof — High Life in the Uruguayan Capital — Queer Customs of Courtship and Marriage — How the young Men play the Dragon, and why there are no Breach-of- Promise Suits.

50. The Baby Republic of Brazi. The Portuguese half of South America — An enormous Country of Vast Resources — Travels through West Deutschland — Thriving Cities and vast Pastures owned by Germans — A Visit to the Death Harbour of Santos — How Coffee is loaded for America — Up the Mountains to Sao Paulo, the great Coffee Metropolis.;

51. A Visit to the Largest Coffee Plantation : An Estate which has 5,000,000 Coffee Trees, and is Forty Miles around — How the Soil looks, and how the Coffee Trees are grown — Picking Coffee, and preparing it for the Market — A Ride over the Plantation on its Railroad — Its Italian Colonies, and how they are Managed — Among the Pretty Coffee-sorters;

52. More about Coffee: Brazil, the chief Coffee-country of the World — It Produces two-thirds of all the Coffee used by Man — Where the Coffee-fields are, and how the -Product is handled at Rio and Santos — The Kinds of Coffee, and why our Mocha and Java Coffees come from Brazil — Behind the Scenes in the Warehouses — How the Beans are Polished and Painted up for the Market — Coffee Detectives and Coffee Thieves;

53. In Rio de Janeiro : The largest Portuguese city in the World — A Look at the Harbour of Rio, and a Visit to its Botanical Gardens — A Walk on the Ouvidor — Strange Street Scenes — Auctions and Lotteries — A Visit to the Markets — Life in the Restaurants and Cafes — What Good Coffee is — A nervous Nation, always on the Twitch;

54. In the Switzerland of Brazil: Petropolis, the Summer Resort of the Capital — A Trip up the Organ Mountains on a Cog Railroad — Where our Minister lives, and where Dom Pedro had his Palaces — An American College for Girls — Woman’s Rights in Brazil, and some Peculiarities of Brazilian Women;

55. Bahia , and the Diamond Mines : How the Precious Stones are Dug out of the Rivers of Brazil — Mined by Native Indians, who Dive for the Diamond Gravel — Concerning the Carbons, or Black Diamonds, found near Bahia — The Gold Mines of Minas Geraes, and the new Gold Regions of Northern Brazil — The old City of Bahia, once the Brazilian Capital — Its 200,000 People, most of whom are Coloured — American Gold Dollars as Vest Buttons;

56. Up the Coast of Brazil : Peculiar Features of life on a Brazilian Steamer — The city of Pernambuco, and its wonderful Reef — A great Cotton Country — Brazil’s new Cotton Factories, and their enormous Profits — A visit to Ceara and its Capital, Forteleza — Terrible Famines — The Carnauba Palm, which Houses, Feeds, and Lights the People ;

57. On the Mighty Amazon : Travelling on an Ocean Steamer up the greatest Valley in the World — The wonderful size of the Amazon — Its many Tributaries, and its floating Islands — Steaming through the Delta — Flow the River looks a Thousand Miles from the Sea — Sketches of the People and their Homes — The Floods in the Amazon Basin, the Rainiest part of the World — The Cacao Plantation, and how Chocolate is Raised.;

58. The Great Cities of the Amazon : Some features of Para and Manaos [= Manaσs = Manaus], which control the Trade of the Valley — High and Low Life at the Amazon’s Mouth — Manaos, the Metropolis of the Rio Negro — An Ocean Port a Thousand Miles from the Atlantic — A town of Electric Railroads, Telephones, and Charitable Institutions — Iquitos, on the Peruvian Amazon, a Steamship Port 2,300 miles inland.;

59. In the India-Rubber Camps: A visit to the Rubber forests, and a description of how the Trees are tapped for the Markets — How Rubber is made — Who owns the Trees — Something about the Rubber Slaves of the Upper Amazon — The Cost of Rubber, and how I made an ounce at a cost of $100.;

60. Brazil and the United States: Chances for American Capital — The Banks, and their enormous Profits — Railroads that Pay — Cold-Storage Plants — Steamship Companies that discriminate against our Trade;

61. In the Guianas: Where the Guianas are, and what they are — Their wild Lands, and their savage Indians and bush Negroes — British Guiana, and its mixed Population — A land of Hindus, Chinese, and Negroes — The rich Sugar plantations, and how they are Managed — Dutch Guiana, the little Holland of South America — French Guiana, and its Penal Colony — A look at Georgetown, Paramaribo, and Cayenne.;

62. Venezueala , and the Orinoco Basin : An Enormous Country of great Possibilities — How Named — Its Sugar lands and Cacao Orchards — Its Coffee, which we drink as Mocha — The Orinoco, and its vast Pastures — How the Llanos look — The Gold regions — On Lake Maracaibo — In Caracas, the National Capital.

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105 CARRINGTON, Richard Mediterranean : Cradle of Western Culture. First Edition in dustjacket.
Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 1971, 
CARRINGTON, Richard. The Mediterranean : Cradle of Western Culture. London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, (1971). First UK Edition. Pp 287. Illustrated. Maps. Lg 8vo, blue cloth. Contents : Profile of the Mediterranean; Life beforeman; Man comes to the Mediterranean; The Dawn of Mediterranean Civilizatio n - Ancient Egypt; The Ancient Greek World; Rome and the Roman Empire; FromRome to the Renaissance; The Green Mantle; Land Animals of the Mediterrane an; Beneath the Waves; The Future of the Mediterranean. "The author describes the physical characteristics of the region, its islands, mountains, rivers, volcanoes, and its climate; he explores the Mediterranean as it was, orprobably was, in prehistoric times, and as it has changed throughout the c enturies." Very good in dustjacket. 30.00

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106 CARTER, Anthony Indian Heritage Series Vol. 3 Abundant Rivers. in dj.
Hancock House, 1972, 
CARTER, Anthony. Abundant Rivers. Chief Dan George Edition. Saanichton, BC:Hancock House, 1972). Pp 140, including map frontis. Illustrated with nume rous colour photos to text, many full page. 4to, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine and upper board, and gilt dec. to board. Indian Heritage Series Vol.3. Grumet, Native Americans of the Northwest Coast : A Critical Bibliography 34. Index: Land of Abundant Rivers (map); Publisher's Introduction; Dedication [by Chief Dan George]; Foreword; Chief Dan George; Route of Adventure; Land of the Squamish; The Lillooet Tribe; Territory of the Tsla-a-wat; Stalo (Fraser) - River of the Musqueam; The Stalo Tribe; The Thompson People; The People of Skeena (Gitskan and Tsimshian); The Nishga Tribe - People of the Nass; Abundant Rivers. Covers rubbed, ow vg in chipped (along top and bottom edges and at folds and spine ends) torn (2 tears from top edge of front panel (½" - 1" long), wrinkled (radiating from the tears and at head of spine) and rubbed dj, 15.00

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107 CARTER, Hodding MCCRADY, John. Lower Mississippi. 1st ed no dj.
Farrar & Rinehart, 1942, 
CARTER, Hodding. Lower Mississippi; illustrated by John McCrady. NY: Farrar & Rinehart, (1942). First Edition. Pp 467. 8vo, red cloth. The Rivers of America series Front hinge tender, cloth lightly rubbed, spine sunned, else vg. 32.50

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108 CECELSKI, David S. Waterman's Song : Slavery and Freedom in Maritime North Carolina. pbk.
University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, NC, 2001, ISBN:0807849723 
CECELSKI, David S. The Waterman's Song : Slavery and Freedom in Maritime North Carolina . Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, (2001).Pp. [i]-xx,[1]-304,(4). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated pale blue and white card covers. "The first major study of slavery in the maritime South, [thisvolume] chronicles the world of slave and free black fishermen, pilots, ri vermen, sailors, ferrymen, and other laborers who, from the colonial era through Reconstruction, plied the vast inland waters of North Carolina from the Outer Banks to the upper reaches of the tidewater rivers." - from the rear cover. Previous owner's name inked to ffep, else vg. 20.00

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109 CERMAKIAN, Jean University of Toronto Department of Geography Research Publications 14) Moselle : River and Canal from the Roman Empire to the European Economic Community
University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1975, ISBN:0802033105 
CERMAKIAN, Jean. The Moselle : River and Canal from the Roman Empire to theEuropean Economic Community . Toronto: University of Toronto Press, (1975) . Pp. [i]-xiv,[1]-162. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated white and yellow card covers. University of Toronto Department of Geography Research Publications, number 14. Vg. 20.00

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110 CHARLEBOIS, Peter Sternwheelers & Sidewheelers : The Romance of Steamdriven Paddleboats in Canada. First Edition, Paperback
NC Press, Toronto, 1978, ISBN:0919600727 1978 0919600727 / 9780919600720 
CHARLEBOIS, Dr. Peter. Sternwheelers & Sidewheelers : The Romance of Steamdriven Paddleboats in Canada. Toronto : NC Press Limited, 1978. First Edition, Paperback. Pp. (6),7-142,(2) of index. Illustrated with b&w photos throughout, and a few drawings. Triple column. Oblong 8vo, photo-illustrated blue card covers, white lettering to spine.

Dr. Peter Charlebois (b. 1928 - d. May 29, 2013, Scarborough, Ontario).

"The first book to deal comprehensively with those thrashing, puffing monsters of yesteryear. The smell of the smoke, the slapping of the paddles on the water, the shrilling of the steam whistle as the boat comes in to dock, in towns large and small, all across Canada.

The steam engines in paddlewheel boats developed along two lines: the horizontally inclined engine drove the sternwheeler (which had the paddlewheel at the back) and the vertical walking-beam engine drove the sidewheelers. These boats were designed to operate without difficulty in 18 to 24 inches of water. They were the only large craft which could be used commercially in shallow or narrow rivers or in poor harbours.

Paddlewheelers range from locally built crude boats, such as those on the Athabaska, to the opulent pleasure palaces that plied the St. Lawrence and the Great Lakes.

Gabriel Dumont's barn boards were used to arm the Northcote which fought and lost Canada's first naval battle in the middle of the prairies in the uprising of 1885. The Beaver, belonging to the Hudson's Bay Company, hugged the B.C. coast, picking up furs from the native peoples. The Waubono sank without a trace in Georgian Bay after a bride dreamed of her husband's death by drowning. " - from the rear cover.

Arranged in six sections :
The Atlantic Provmces
The St. Lawrence and the Saguenay
The Ottawa
The Great Lakes
The Prairies, the Yukon and the Northwest Territories
British Columbia
With Index of Ships

Name, else very good. 25.00


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111 CHASE, Edith Newlin, and Ron BRODA BRODA, Ron Waters. Second Printing in dustjacket. signed by Broda
North Winds Press, Richmond Hill, Ontario, 1993, ISBN:0590742027 
CHASE, Edith Newlin, and Ron BRODA. Waters. (Richmond Hill, Ontario) : North Winds Press, A Division of Scholastic Canada Ltd., (1993). Second Printing. Pp (1),2-23,(1). Illustrated. Oblong 8vo, glossy illustrated grey paper covered boards, with matching dustjacket. A children's book by Edith NewlinChase illustrated by Ron Broda. "From a tiny stream of melted snow to broa d smooth rivers and the great wide sea, water flows across the land. And where there is water there is life! Flowers bloom, grasses wave, dragonflies hover, horses graze, caribou bound, fish leap, dolphins dive, and hares peek. Feast your eyes as Waters leads you on a cross-country, wildlife-watching journey!" (from the dj). Very good in dustjacket. Signed with inscriptionby the illustrator, Ron Broda. 15.00

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112 CHEVRIER, Lionel St. Lawrence Seaway. First Edition in dustjacket
Macmillan Company of Canada, Toronto, 1959, 
CHEVRIER, Lionel, Hon. The St. Lawrence Seaway. Toronto : Macmillan Companyof Canada, 1959. First Edition. Pp 174. Illustrated. 8vo, grey cloth. Toy 3363, Watters p.864, Rhodenizer pp. 228 & 653. Lionel Chevrier was President of The St. Lawrence Seaway Authority, 1954-57. Illustrated with Maps and Photographs. Very good in worn, chipped dustjacket. 27.00

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113 CHEVRIER, Lionel. La Voie Maritime du Saint-Laurent.
Le Cercle du Livre de France, Ottawa, 1959, 
CHEVRIER, Lionel. La Voie Maritime du Saint-Laurent. (Ottawa) : Le Cercle du Livre de France, (1959). Pp [1]-184. Illustrated. Index. 8vo, illustratedwhite wrappers, lettered in red and black. Text in French. Rubbed and edge worn, else good to very good. 20.00

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Thomas Christy's Road Across the Plains : A Guide to the Route from Mormon Crossing, now Omaha, Nebraska  in dj, CHRISTY, Thomas BECKER, Robert H.
114 CHRISTY, Thomas BECKER, Robert H. Thomas Christy's Road Across the Plains : A Guide to the Route from Mormon Crossing, now Omaha, Nebraska in dj
Old West Publishing Company, Denver, 1969, 
CHRISTY, Thomas. Thomas Christy's Road Across the Plains : A Guide to the Route from Mormon Crossing, now Omaha, Nebraska, to the City of Sacramento, California via the North Side of the Platte River to Fort Laramie; thence to Casper, Wyoming; following the Sweetwater River to South Pass. Thereafterby Surlette's and Hudspeth's Cut-offs to the Humboldt and Carson Rivers, a nd over the Sierra Nevada Mountains to the Famous Gold Diggings in California. Compiled from His Personal Observations During the Spring and Summer of1850 by Thomas Christy of Van Buren County, Iowa together with his Diary o f the Same Journey, Edited and Cartographically Interpreted by Robert H. Becker. Denver: Old West Publishing Company, 1969. Pp. 25, followed by 1 map + 94 maps with corresponding text opposite. Port. frontis. 8vo, grey ill. cloth covers. Vg in rubbed, dampstained dj. 65.00

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115 CLARK, Robert River of the West : Stories From the Columbia. in dj
Harper Collins , 1995, ISBN:0062585169 
CLARK, Robert. River of the West : Stories From the Columbia. (NY): Harper Collins West. (1995). Pp 406. 8vo, red spine, green paper covered boards. "The Columbia River is the great river of both the American West and of the American imagination. From the glacial floods that began to shape it twelvethousand years ago to its discovery, conquest, and colonization by the Eng ilsh, Spanish, and Americans, the river's story encompasses not only the full range of American history but geography of myth, hope, and tragedy: the impact of conquest on the native peoples; the material and spiritual questsof European adventurers, New England missionaries, and emigrants from the drought-ridden plains of the Midwest; and hydropowered New Deal dreams of peace and prosperity." -from the dj. Hinge starting, black remainder mark tobottom edge, else vg in dj. 17.50

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116 CLARK, Roy Black-Sailed Traders : The Keels and Wherries of Norfolk and Suffolk. FirstEdition in dustjacket
Putnam, London, 1961, 
CLARK, Roy. Black-Sailed Traders : The Keels and Wherries of Norfolk and Suffolk. London : Putnam, (1961). First Edition. Pp. 264. Illustrated with twenty-three plates and two folding plans. Frontispiece. 8vo, black cloth. Toy 4524. The black-sailed wherries were a familiar sight on the rivers and Broads of Norfolk for many years, transporting cargo and passengers to markets, from Norwich to Great Yarmouth and from Southwold to Halesworth. The author gives a vivid account of the men who built them and the men who made their livelihood sailing them. Two small watermarks to rear cloth, slight wrinkling at front top corner, else very good in price-clipped dustjacket (chipping to dj's edges, particularly the front panel, lightly rubbed). 50.00

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117 CLARK, Thomas D. SPELMAN, John A., III (ill.) Rivers of America) Kentucky. in dj.
Farrar & Reinhart, New York, 1942, 
CLARK, Thomas D. The Kentucky ; illustrated by John A. Spelman, III. NY: Farrar & Rinehart, (1942). Pp. 431. 8vo, green cloth with brown title block to spine. A volume in The Rivers of America series. The history of the Kentucky River. Spine and edges slightly faded, else vg in rubbed, nicked, spinefaded dj. 60.00

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118 CLARKE, George Frederick Six Salmon Rivers And Another. 1st UK in dustjacket
Jenkins, London, 1960, 
CLARKE, George Frederick. Six Salmon Rivers And Another in Canada. London :Herbert Jenkins, (1960). First UK Edition. Printed in Great Britain. Pp (6 ),7-190,(2) + 8 leaves of plates. 8vo, burgundy cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Watters p.956, Laugher p.103, Rhodenizer p.420. Chapters : 1. By Way of Preface; 2. The Main Southwest Miramichi; 3. The Way to Understanding; 4.The Miramichi Continued; 5. The Saint John River; 6. The Restigouche and the Kedgwick; 7. The Restigouche Continued; 8. The Tobique River; 9. The Upsalquitch; 10. The Other River. Vg in worn, price-clipped dustjacket. 35.00

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119 CLARKE, George Frederick Six Salmon Rivers And Another. Cdn ed in dustjacket
Brunswick, 1960, 
CLARKE, George Frederick. Six Salmon Rivers And Another in Canada. (London): Herbert Jenkins / (Fredericton) : Brunswick Press, (1960). Printed in Gr eat Britain. Pp (6),7-190,(2) +8 leaves of plates. 8vo, burgundy cloth. Mapendpapers. With Canadian price on dj. Watters p.956, Laugher p.103, Rhoden izer p.420. Chapters : 1. By Way of Preface; 2. The Main Southwest Miramichi; 3. The Way to Understanding; 4.The Miramichi Continued; 5. The Saint John River; 6. The Restigouche and the Kedgwick; 7. The Restigouche Continued;8. The Tobique River; 9. The Upsalquitch; 10. The Other River. Name, else very good in dustjacket. 40.00

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120 CLAVEL, Bernard WALTER, Elizabeth (trans.) Lord of the River. in dj.
Collins, London, 1973, ISBN:0002214903 
CLAVEL, Bernard. Lord of the River. Translated by Elizabeth Walter. L.: Collins, 1973. Pp. (1)-255,[1]. 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Anovel set in 1840s France about those who sailed the Rhτne aboard barges d uring their decline. Vg in dj. 20.00

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