Waterways of Westward Wandering : Small Boat Voyages Down the Ohio, Missouri and Mississippi Rivers

By: FREEMAN, Lewis R.

Price: $150.00

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FREEMAN, Lewis R. Waterways of Westward Wandering : Small Boat Voyages Downthe Ohio, Missouri and Mississippi Rivers . New York: Dodd, Mead and Compa ny, 1927. Pp. (2),[i]-xii,[1]-368,(2), frontis., + 30 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, ribbed blue cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. The author's account of a host of voyages he undertook aboard numerous craft, travelling down several of the most important waterways in the United States. Freeman had intermittently been a naval correspondent for the American Navy, and would later partake in similar explorational cruises into the heart of Central and South America. Contents: Part I: 1. Historical and Geographical; 2. The Start from Pittsburgh; 3. Sewers and Dams; 4. Rolling Down to Wheeling; 5. A Night and Morning with a Show-Boat; 6. Riding the Crest of theFlood; 7. Cincinnati to "The Falls of the Ohio"; 8. Through Egypt to Cairo . Part II: 1. Historical and Geographical; 2. Fur Trade Drama; 3. On the Tracks of the Trappers; 4. Through the Dakotas; 5. On to the Mississippi. Part III: 1. Historical and Geographical; 2. From St. Louis to New Orleans by Outboard; 3. Itasca to Grand Rapids; 4. Grand Rapids to Aitkin; 5. Aitkin to the Twin Cities; 6. The Twin Cities to Wabasha; 7. Wabasha to St. Louis; 8. St. Louis to New Orleans by Barge. Some minor bumping to spine ends, light wear to spine ends and corners, else a very nice copy. 150.00

Title: Waterways of Westward Wandering : Small Boat Voyages Down the Ohio, Missouri and Mississippi Rivers

Author Name: FREEMAN, Lewis R.

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Dodd, Mead, New York, 1927,:

Seller ID: 75316

Keywords: NAUTICAL UNITED STATES CRUISING MISSISSIPPI MISSOURI AMERICAN RIVER SAILING OHIO BARGES,