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161 Panama Canal] Souvenir of the Panama Canal
Curt Teich & Co., Chicago, 1951, 
[Panama Canal]. Souvenir of the Panama Canal . Chicago: Curt Teich & Co., 1951. Pp. [32]. Unpaginated. Illustrated. Oblong 8vo, illustrated stapled card covers. Photos and artwork of the ships that frequent the Panama Canal region. Spine worn, small abrasion to front, else vg. 30.00

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162 PASSFIELD, Robert W Environment Canada. Parks Canada. Technology in Transition. ex-lib. signed.
Environment Canada, 1989, 
PASSFIELD, Robert W. Technology in Transition: The 'Soo" Ship Canal, 1889-1985. (Ottawa): Environment Canada, Canadian Parks Service, National Historic Parks and Sites, (1989). Pp 267. Illustrated. 8vo, ill. greyish-blue cardcovers. Studies in Archaeology, Architecture and History. A well researche d and readable account of the 'Soo' ship canal, an engineering marvel when completed in 1895: it had the world's first electrically-powered ship lock,was the first North American canal to be electrically-lighted, and include d what was then the longest lock ever built. The author connects its construction to broader social and technological currents then affecting the Western world generally. Ex-library (inkstamps, edge-marking), rubbed, else vg.Signed, inscribed and dated by Passfield on the title page. 25.00

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163 PASSFIELD, Robert W Parks Canada. Construction du canal Rideau. in dj.
Parks Canada, 1982, 
PASSFIELD, Robert W. Construction du canal Rideau: Histoire illustrée. (Ottawa): Parks Canada, (1982). Pp 184. 8vo, blue cloth. A lovely illustrated French-language history of the Rideau Canal. Vg in dj. 22.50

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164 PASSFIELD, Robert W. Building the Rideau Canal : A Pictorial History.
Fitzhenry & Whiteside / Parks Canada, Don Mills, Ont., 1982, ISBN:155041738x 
PASSFIELD, Robert W. Building the Rideau Canal : A Pictorial History. (Don Mills, Ont.): "Published by Fitzhenry & Whiteside in association with ParksCanada", (1982). First Edition. Pp (5),6-184. Double column. Profusely ill ustrated. 8vo, blue card covers. "This is the story of building the Rideau Canal, and of Colonel John By, Royal Engineers: his triumph in the face of a forbidding landscape, the ravages of malaria, and a hostile government inLondon, and ultimately his official disgrace...This book marked the 150th anniversary of the Rideau's opening in May 1832. It is highlighted by 73 contemporary watercolours, drawings, sketches and maps, including 46 colour reproductions." -from the cover Very good. 15.00

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165 PASSFIELD, Robert W. Canal Lock Design and Construction : The Rideau Canal Experience, 1826-1982. Microfiche Report Series 57.
Parks Canada, Ottawa, 1983, 
PASSFIELD, Robert W. Canal Lock Design and Construction : The Rideau Canal Experience, 1826-1982. Microfiche Report Series 57. [Ottawa] : Parks Canada, (1983). Pp (2),[i]-viii,1-482,(2). Illustrated. 4to, black comb-bound, orange card covers. Contents : I. The 20 by 108 foot Gunboat Lock. II. The Proposed 50 by 150 foot Steamboat Lock. III. The Approved 33 by 134 foot River Steamboat Lock. IV. Lock Operating Mechanisms. V. The Lock Gates: Design Evolution. ` Very good. Signed with inscription by the author. 200.00

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166 PEARSE, Mark Guy TRESIDDER, Charles John Tregenoweth : His Mark; Rob Rat : A Story of Barge Life; The Old Miller and His Mill
Charles H. Kelly, London, 0, 
PEARSE, Mark Guy. John Tregenoweth : His Mark; Rob Rat : A Story of Barge Life; The Old Miller and His Mill . Illustrated by Charles Tresidder. L.: Charles H. Kelly, [n.d.]. Thirty-Third Thousand. Pp. [1]-192, including frontis. Illustrated. 8vo, orange cloth with black decoration to front and spine, black lettering to front, gilt lettering to spine. The second story, Rob Rat, is a nautical yarn. Faint staining to front, all edges spotted, light edgewear, else vg. 50.00

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167 PENNELL, Joseph PENNELL, Joseph Joseph Pennell's Pictures of the Panama Canal. 3rd ed.
J.B. Lippincott, 1912, 
PENNELL, Joseph. Joseph Pennell's Pictures of the Panama Canal : Reproductions of a Series of Lithographs made by him on the Isthmus of Panama, January - March, 1912, together with Impressions and Notes by the Artist. Phil./L.: J.B. Lippincott Co., 1912. Third Edition. Pp 128. Illustrated. Lg 8vo, brown cloth with illustrated paper label. Ex-library, else vg. 25.00

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168 Peterborough, Ont.) DAVIES, Robertson, foreword HALE, Lloyd McGRATH, James Peterborough, Land of Shining Waters. 2nd ed n dj
City and County of Peterborough, 1967, 
(Peterborough, Ont.). Peterborough : Land of Shining Waters: An Anthology. A Centennial Volume. Peterborough: The City and County of Peterborough, (January 1967). Second Edition. Pp 523. 8vo, blue cloth. Includes : Lloyd Hale's "Wooden Ships and Iron Men" (pp.28-40); Mary Strickland Rogers' "The Peterborough Canoe" (pp.233-5); G. Wilson Craw's "Navy Conscious Centre" (pp.152-3); James McGrath's "Lock 21" (pp.455-8); Ada Adams' "Frank Adams, Canoeist" (pp.437-9). With a foreword by Robertson Davies. Vg in nicked dj. 35.00

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169 Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture LORAIN, John PETERS, Richard Memoirs of the Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture Containing Communications on Various Subjects in Husbandry and Rural Affairs. Volume 3.
Johnson and Warner / Lydia R. Bailey, Philadelphia, 1814, 
Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture. Memoirs of the PhiladelphiaSociety for Promoting Agriculture Containing Communications on Various Sub jects in Husbandry and Rural Affairs. Volume III. Philadelphia : "Publishedby Johnson and Warner", 1814. Printed by Lydia R. Bailey. Pp (8),[iii]-lxx vii,(1),[1]-440,[1]-120,(24), engraved frontispiece + 6 leaves of engraved plates. 8vo, full brown calf, gilt lettering to spine. The plates : Portrait of George Clymer (frontispiece); The Society's Medals (opp. xix); Wheat Drill (double-page between 36-37); Perspective Elevation of a Flax Mill (opp137); Montagne, a shepherd's dog (opp.372); Map of Senaca and Cayuga Lakes , the Susquehanna River, and a proposed canal (opp. p.29 of Appendix); Potatoe or Turnip Slicer (at end, after index ). Contents : Preface; Laws of the Philadelfihia Society for promoting Agriculture; Officers of the Society;List of members elected since the fiublication of the last volume; Exiilan ation of theMedal; Resolution of the Society; Introductory Lecture to a course of lectures upon comparative anatomy, and the diseases of domestic animals; Additions to the Library; Biographical Sketch of George Clymer, late vice-president of the Society. Contents of the Memoirs : I. On the cultivation of the vincy by Timothy Matlack; II. On hedges, by Richard Peters; III. On hedging and ditching, by William Mill, Delaware county; IV. On French rye, and Syrian or Jerusalem wheat, by Rich ard Peters; V. Remarks on different grains, by the same; VI. On a simple wheat drill, by John Lorain, with aplate; VII. On the use of lime in England, by James Eckroyd, Philadelfihia county; VIII. On cyder makings by Henry Wynkoop, Bucks county; IX. On vari ous agricultural topics, by James Eckroyd, Philadelphia county; X. Case of croup in a calf, by Richard Peters; XI. Onforin grass, by the same; XII. Onthe diseases of sheep, and the similarity of their nature with the prevale nt complaints of mankind, by Dr. Petrikin; XIII. On the agriculture of England, on manures, convertible husbandry, and soilings by John Lorain; XIV. Observations ujion the agriculture and roads of the new settlements in Pennsylvania, with hints for improvement, by John Lorain, of Philifisburg, Pennsylvania; XV. Observations on the comparative value of soilsy by the same; XVI. Account of the modes fiursued in clearing la7id in Pennsylvania, and onthe fences in new settlements, by the same; XVII. jin account of some expe riments with sulphuret of barytes as a manure, by Dr. Isaac Chajiman., of Bucks county; XVIII. On the cultivation and use of the mangel wurtzel, or scarcity root, by Richard Peters; XIX. On fax mills, by William Neill, of Delaware county, with a plate; XX. Account of the Cayuga lake gypsum, by JacobCist., of Wilkesbarre; XXI. Observations on the Jiro/iriety of a farmer li ving on the produce of his ow?i land., by James Tilton, M, D.; XXII. On plantvig Indian corn., by John Steele.; XXIII. On trench ploughing for Indian corn., and on courses ofcropsyby William Bakewtll; XXIV. A short historicalsketch of agricultural improvements in the county of Roxburgh, (Scotland,) with some account of the means whereby it was accomplished, by John Jang; XXV. On the haws, or hooks, (so called,) in horses, by Richard Peters; XXVI. On breeding in and in, by the same; XXVII. Observations on Guinea grass, by S. Brown, M. D., Vatchez, Mississippi territory; XXVIII. Account of a crab apple orchard, by Henry Wynkoop, of Bucks county; XXIX. Progress of Col.Taylor's hedge, and on cultivating Indian corn, agreeably to a plan former ly suggested; XXX. On the great damage to apple trees by bad pruning, by the Rev. Dr. Mcholas Collin; XXXI. On lime and marls, by John Lang; XXXII. Onthe Long Island hay 'horse-rake, by H. Haines; XXXIII. Salutary effects of fire on soils, by Richard Peters; XXXIV. On well rotted dung, fresh and ho t muck, stercoraries, and their uses, by the same; XXXV. On hedges, by Timothy Pickering; XXXVI. Account of a corn-shelling machine, by Charles W. Peale; XXXVII. Rotations and changes of crops defended, by Richard Peters; XXXVIII. On Jiorin, mangel ivurtzel, onions and cabbages, by the same; XXXIX. On American gyfisum, and internal improvement, by the same; XL. On Jerusalem, or Syrian wheat. Big rye ; properly called Tangier wheat. Season of 1813, by the same; XLI. On fiorin, by John Clifford; XLII. Account of a stercorary on a large scale, by Richard Peters; XLIII. Plaster, in moderate quantities, assists in the putrefaction of animal and vegetable substances, by the same; XLIV. Swivel headed churn staff, by the same; XLV. Observations on Indian corn and potatoes, by John Lorain, of Philipsburg, Centre county, Pennsylvania; XLVI. On grass lays, manures, &c. by the saine; XLVII. Usefulness to husbandmen, of attending to natural phenomena, by Richard Peters; XLVIII. Estimate of the probable profit in keeping one thousand sheep, by Dr. Robert H. Rose, of Luzerne co. Penn. XLIX. Connnon sheep ; coarse, long, and combing loool, by Richard Peters; L. Account of a shepherd's dog, by P. Pauduy, of Delaware, with a print; LI. On succession of titnber, by Richard Peters; LII. On timber at Valley Forge, by Isaac Wayiie; LIII. Observationsupon Mr. Neill's hedges, and on the mode of trimming thorn hedges, by Jams s Mease, M. D.; LIV. Singular hardihood and sufferings of a bully; LV. On afire stone, by Richard Peters; LVI. Some account of the Virginia crab appl e by Timothy Pickering; LVII. On the utility of grinding maize, (Indian corn,) in the cob, as food for cattle, with a description of a mill for that purpose, by James Mease, M. D.; LVIII. A description of the Pennsylvania Rubber, for threshing grain, by Caleb Churchman and George Martin, Jun; LIX. On Taurino cloth, by Shotwell and Kinder, of N. York; LX. Comparative estimate of expense of live and dead fences, by T. M. Forman, of Maryland; LXI. On succession of timber, by Richard Peters; LXII. On Duckefs skim coulter, with a cut, by the same; LXIIL Oil scalded cream, coinmrniicated by a correspondent, to Dr. Robert H. Rose, of Susquehanna county, Penn.; LXIV. On the disease in wheat, mentioned in the Agricultural Memoirs, vol. 1, by James Mease, M. D.; LXV. Facts relative to the preparation of a dry leaven or yeast, for making good bread, by Samuel L. Mitchell, M. D.; LXVI. On the cultivation of the barilla plants in the United States, by Joseph Correa de Serra; LXVII. On engrafting the chesnut tree, by J. Mease, M. D.; LXVIII. Additional observation, on trimming hedges ; on the vegetation of haws ; and the injurious effects of the walnut and cedar tree on them, by James Mease, M.D. Contents of the Appendix : I. Description of Fisher's swivel headed churnstaffs to facilitate the inaking of butter; II. On the natural history and medical effects of the secale cornutuniy or ergot, by Oliver Prescott, A. M.; III. Directions from the Farming Society of Ireland, for treatment of sheep, &c.; IV. Information concerning coarse wool,for the cheapest supply of very strong and useful woollens a?id worsteds; V. Practicability of a canal between the head of Seneca lake with Tioga creek, by Philip Church; VI. Shepherd's dog, from the Sportsman's Cabinet; VII. Account of the Pyracantha^ or evergreen thorn, by Thomas Main; VIII. On potatoes, by Arthur Young; IX. On internal improvements, by roads, canals, Ijfc, by W. J. Duane; X. Pruning, and after management of hedges, by Robert Somerville ; from communications to the board of agriculture of England, voL 2, page 47, London, 1805; XI. On sheep folding ; from a publication on manures, drawn up for the board of agriculture, England, by Robert Somer¦ville, of Haddington. London, 1795; XII. On the same, from Davis's survey of Wiltshire, drawn up for the board of agriculture, England; XIII. On barilla as a manure. Communicated to the president of " the Philadelphia Society for promoting Agriculture," by Robert Barclay, Esq. London; XIV. On mixing lime and stable manure; XV. Mangel wurtzel, winter food for cattle; XVI. Mode of analysing and testing gypsum ; from Cooper's Emporium, new series, vol. I, page 325; XVII. Professor Cooper's analysis of various specimens of Pennsylvania limestone. Cooper's Emporium, new series, vol. , page 318; XVIII. Observatio7is on the culture of sumnier wheat, or spring wheat ; from a pamphlet by C. T. Skurray, Esq, of Devonshire. London, 1813; XIX. On the cultivation of carrots; XX. Plaster and salt; XXI. On the duration of posts, when their natural position is reversed. Repaired wi th new free endpapers, calf worn, corners bumped, staining to margins of first few leaves, moderate to heavy foxing throughout (including plates), else a good, solid copy, with "Additional Errata" slip pasted to inside back cover. 300.00

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170 PHILLIPS, John HADFIELD, Charles, intro. Phillips' Inland Navigation. repr of 5th ed ex-lib in dj.
David & Charles Reprints, 1970, 
PHILLIPS, John. Phillips' Inland Navigation : A Reprint of A General History of Inland Navigation, Foreign and Domestic; Containing a Complete Account of the Canals already Executed in England with Considerations on those Proposed. With a New Introduction by Charles Hadfield. (Newton Abbot): David & Charles Reprints, (1970). Reprint of the fifth edition, 1805. Pp 598. 8vo, blue cloth. Ex-library (pouch, spine label, inkstamps), ffep gone, shelfwear, else vg. 60.00

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171 PILKINGTON, Roger KNIGHT, David Boats Overland. no dj.
John Murray, London, 1962, ISBN:0719527417 
PILKINGTON, Roger. Boats Overland. Illustrated by David Knight. (L.): Abelard-Schuman, (1962). Pp. 61, including frontis. Illustrated with pictorial endpapers, and drawings to text. 8vo, green cloth. Boats Overland is the history of where, how and why sea-to-sea canals have been built, and how they are maintained and used. Further information and decoration are added by David Knight's delightful drawings." -from the dust jacket. Light wear to extremities, bookplate, ow vg in lightly chipped and price-clipped dj. 20.00

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172 PILKINGTON, Roger KNIGHT, David Small Boat to Bavaria. US in dj, ex lib
St Martin's, 1962, 
PILKINGTON, Roger. Small Boat to Bavaria. Illustrated by David Knight. (N.Y.) : St Martin's Press, 1962. Pp 217. 8vo, green cloth. Ex-library, else vg in dj. 20.00

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173 PILKINGTON, Roger KNIGHT, David Small Boat to Northern Germany. 1st UK/US in dj
Macmillan, 1969, 
PILKINGTON, Roger. Small Boat to Northern Germany. Illustrated by David Knight. L.: Macmillan / N.Y.: St Martin's Press, (1969). First Printing. Pp 212. 8vo, green cloth. Toy 1279. Vg in dj. 30.00

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174 PIVA, Michael J. Borrowing Process : Public Finance in the Province of Canada, 1840-1867. pbk.
University of Ottawa Press, Ottawa, 1992, ISBN:0776603434 
PIVA, Michael J. The Borrowing Process : Public Finance in the Province of Canada, 1840-1867 . Ottawa: University of Ottawa Press, (1992). Pp. (10),[xi]-xvi,[1]-233,(1). 8vo, illustrated red card covers with white lettering to front and spine. "The author shows how transportation was more important than trade to Canadian public finance, and how Canadian politicians and financiers managed to get Britain to cover their deficiencies and pay for transportation improvements." - from the rear cover. Contents: 1. Financing theUnion: The Problem; 2. Financing the Union: The Solution; 3. From Canals t o Railways; 4. The Railway Mania; 5. Managing the Budget; 6. Sorting Out the Financial Legacy; 7. Trade, Finance, and the Limits of Frontier Growth; 8. Towards Confederation; 9. Conclusion. With two appendices, detailing the Public Accounts for the Province of Canada. Very good. 15.00

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175 PORTEOUS, J. Douglas Canal Ports : The Urban Achievement of the Canal Age. in dj
Academic Press, London, 1977, 
PORTEOUS, J. Douglas. Canal Ports : The Urban Achievement of the Canal Age.London : Academic Press, (1977). Pp 249. Illustrated with photos and maps to text. 8vo, green cloth. "Canal Ports examines the role of canal companies in the growth of new towns, especially ports at the tideway terminals of major canals. Professor Porteous devotes separate chapters to Runcorn, Stourport, Ellesmere Port and Goole..." -from the dust jacket. Cocked, slight wear to edges, bookplate to front free paste-down, ow vg in spine faded, nicked, slightly dampstained dj. 75.00

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176 POWELL, J. W. United States Geological Survey) Thirteenth Annual Report of the United States Geological Survey to the Secretary of the Interior 1891-92: Part III
Government Printing Office, 1893, 
POWELL, J. W. Thirteenth Annual Report of the United States Geological Survey to the Secretary of the Interior 1891-92 : Part III : Irrigation. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1893. Pp. 486. Illustrated with numerous maps (several in colour) and a large number of in-text drawings and diagrams. One large folded map in rear pouch. 4to, dark brown cloth, decorative gilt ill. to front, gilt titles to spine. Part III only, of three parts. Spine ends bumped and beginning to fray, wear to all edges, boards rubbed with some light scuffing to the rear, folded map in pouch has a one inch tear at the centre fold, some dampstaining and browning to the verso which does not appear to affect the map itself, else vg. 175.00

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177 PRATT, Frances Canal Architecture in Britain : An introduction to the fascinating buildings and structures of our waterways
British Waterways Board, 0, ISBN:0903218135 
PRATT, Frances. Canal Architecture in Britain : An introduction to the fascinating buildings and structures of our waterways. N.pl.: (British Waterways Board), n.d. [mid-1970s]. Pp (2),3-39,(1). Illustrated. 4to, illustrated olive brown stapled card covers. Contents : The Canal Builders; First Principles; The Second Phase; Iron and the Victorian Industrial Age; The WorkingEnvironment; From Construction to Conservation; Resurrection. Unevenly sun ned, rubbed, else very good. 12.50

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178 PRICHARD, Mari CARPENTER, Humphrey. Thames Companion. 2d ed pb.
Oxford University Press, 1981, 
PRICHARD, Mari and Humphrey CARPENTER. A Thames Companion. Second Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1981. Pp 182. 8vo, ill. card covers. "Thisinformal guide to the world's most famous river progresses from its disput ed source in the hills of Gloucestershire to the tideway, still busy with commercial traffic, and from its first records in Roman times to the presentday. It discusses the Thames as a commercial waterway, linked by a series of canals to England's main manufacturing centres; as a stimulus for artists and writers living on its banks; as the scene of important developments in the building of locks, weirs, mills, and bridges; as the home of major figures of English history, royal and common; and as a place of sport and relaxation." -from the cover. Vg. 10.00

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179 PRITCHARD, Jean Welland Canal : Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow - in Story and Picture
Jean Pritchard Publications / Rewbury Printing, Port Robinson, Ontario, 1975, 
PRITCHARD, Jean. The Welland Canal : Yesterday, Today. Port Robinson, Ontario : Jean Pritchard Publications, 1975. Revised Edition. Printed by RewburyPrinting Company Limited. Pp [1]-28. Maps and over 25 b&w photos in text. 8vo, stapled cardcovers with colour photo on front. Cover title: The Welland Canal in Story and Picture. Very good. 20.00

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180 PUDNEY, John. DE LESSEPS, Ferdinand) RIOU, Edouard Suez : De Lesseps' Canal. UK in dj
Dent, 1969, 
PUDNEY, John. Suez: De Lesseps' Canal. With one map and thirty-nine contemporary engravings of the construction of the canal by Edouard Riou. L.: Readers Union, J. M. Dent & Sons, (1969). Readers Union Edition. Pp 242, including port. frontis. Illustrated with drawings to text. 8vo, olive green cloth. This is an account of the construction of the Suez Canal as spearheaded by French diplomat Ferdinand de Lesseps. Namestamp, else vg in rubbed and nicked dj. 15.00

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