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Century of Sail and Steam on the Niagara River

By: CUMBERLAND, Barlow

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Musson Book Company Limited, Toronto, 1913,:

Seller ID: 69396


CUMBERLAND, Barlow. A Century of Sail and Steam on the Niagara River . Toronto: The Musson Book Company Limited, (1913). Pp. [i]-xvi,[9]-198,(2), port. frontis., + 14 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, brown cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. A chronicle of sail and steam-powered merchant shipping on the Niagara River and in Lake Ontario in the nineteenth century, surveying the important shipping era where steam navigation surpassed sail as the primary driving force in powering shipping on the Lakes, and of the rise in influence of the Niagara Navigation Company as the dominant shippin... View more info