Canadian Canals: Their History and Cost With an Inquiry into the Policy Necessary to Advance the Well-being of the Province

By: KINGSFORD, William.

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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

Title: Canadian Canals: Their History and Cost With an Inquiry into the Policy Necessary to Advance the Well-being of the Province

Author Name: KINGSFORD, William.

Categories: 41,

Publisher: Rollo & Adam, Toronto, 1865,:

Seller ID: 1237

Keywords: NAUTICAL CANADA CANALS ONTARIO CANADIAN HISTORY TRANSPORT TRANSPORTATION PRE-CONFEDERATION,