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Author Name:    MILLS, James Cooke

Title:   Our Inland Seas : Their Shipping and Commerce for Three Centuries. Reprint

Publisher:    Freshwater Press, Inc., Cleveland, 1976, 

Seller ID:   77375

MILLS, James Cooke. Our Inland Seas : Their Shipping and Commerce for ThreeCenturies. Cleveland, OH: Freshwater Press, Inc., 1976. A facsimile of the 1910 A.C. McClurg edition, Chicago. Pp. [i]-xv,(2),18-380,(4), frontis., + 52 p. of plates and maps. Illustrated. 8vo, navy blue cloth with silver le ttering and decoration to front and spine. Streeter, Michigan Bibliography 5453. Contents: 1. The Origin, Discovery, and Magnitude of the Great Lakes;2. Earliest Navigation; 3. Le Griffon, the First Sailing Vessel; 4. The La unch and Voyage of Le Griffon; 5. Navigation from 1680 to the War of 1812; 6. The Beginning of Steam Navigation; 7. The Walk-in-the-Water: Pioneer Steamboat; 8. The Early Days of Steam Navigation; 9. The Rapid Growth of the Lakes Shipping; 10. The Advent of the Screw Propellor: The Commerce of Lake Superior; 11. Prosperous Times for the Lake Marine; 12. The Beginning of Railroad Competition; 13. The United States Gunboat Wolverine, the First Iron-hulled Vessel; 14. From Wood to Iron; 15. The River Ferries from Hand to Steam; 16. The Railway Transports; 17. The Era of Steel and the Package Freighters; 18. The Greyhounds of the Unsalted Seas; 19. The Merchant Marine ofCanada; 20. The Building of a Lake Freighter; 21. The Queen of the World's Lake Craft, the City of Cleveland; 22. The Six-Hundred-Foot Ore and Grain Carriers; 23. For the Freedom of the Sea; 24. Wrecking and Fire Tugs, the Navy Training Ships, and the Mail Boat; 25. Economics of Lake Navigation. Boards slightly splayed, small dampstain to top edge, previous owner's name inked to ffep, else vg. 30.00


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