Building the Rideau Canal : A Pictorial History.

By: PASSFIELD, Robert W.

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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

Title: Building the Rideau Canal : A Pictorial History.

Author Name: PASSFIELD, Robert W.

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Fitzhenry & Whiteside / Parks Canada, Don Mills, Ont., 1982, ISBN:155041738x:

Seller ID: 51558

Keywords: NAUTICAL CANALS CANADA ONTARIO RIDEAU CANAL SHIPPING TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING CANADIAN TRANSPORT HISTORY,