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Great Lakes Reader. First Collier Books Edtion

By: HAVIGHURST, Walter, (ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Collier Books / Collier Macmillan Publishers, New York / London, 1978, ISBN:0020805403:

Seller ID: 105043


HAVIGHURST, Walter, (ed.). The Great Lakes Reader. New York : Collier Books/ London : Collier Macmillan Publishers, (1978). First Collier Books Editi on. Pp (12),xiii-xvii,(3),3-421,(1),+ 16 pp pllates. Map. 8vo, blue card covers, lettered in white. Contents : I. Voyageurs' tales: Nicolet's bold venture (by/ C.W. Butterfield); Mission on Lake Superior (by Claude Allouez); Marquette's last journey (by Claude Dablon); Voyage of the Griffin (by Louis Hennepin); The golden age of the canoe (by Henry Beston); To the Big Sea Water (by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft); By cross and anchor (by James K. Jamison... View more info

Lake Carriers : The Saga of the Great Lakes Fleet - North America's Fresh Water Merchant Marine. First Edition in dustjacket

By: LESSTRANG, Jacques

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Superior Publishing Company, Seattle, WA, 1977, ISBN:0875642179:

Seller ID: 77996


LesSTRANG, Jacques. Lake Carriers : The Saga of the Great Lakes Fleet - North America's Fresh Water Merchant Marine. Seattle, WA: "A Salisbury Press Book" a divison of Superior Publishing Company, (1977). First Edition. Pp (7),8-192. 4to, pebbled blue cloth, gilt lettering to front & spine. "For well over 400 years — in fact, since the Indians first pushed off from the shore with dugout canoes — man has been moving ever increasing amounts of cargo through the vast waterway system formed bv the Great Lakes, and extended by the St. Lawrence Seaway. A huge and specialized fleet of... View more info

Greatest Lake : Stories from Lake Superior's North Shore.

By: MIHELL, Conor.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Dundurn, Toronto, 2012, ISBN:9781459702462:

Seller ID: 107962


MIHELL, Conor. The Greatest Lake : Stories from Lake Superior's North Shore. Toronto : Dundurn, (2012). Pp. (9), 10-222, (2). Illustrations, map. 8vo,illustrated blue card covers. Contents: Introduction: Searching for Inchca pe Rock ; 1. The Keeper of the Trowbridge Island Light ; 2. The Iceman ; 3.Between a Rock and a Hard Place ; 4. Treasured Islands ; 5. Hollowed Bones and Frayed Nerves ; 6. The Hard Way ; 7. The New Voyageurs ; 8. Secrets of the Sauna ; 9. Mountains out of Molehills ; 10. The Beachcombers ; 11. Gui ding Light ; 12. Salvage Rights ; 13. Tales of an Empty Cabin ; 14. Countin... View more info

Our Inland Seas : Their Shipping and Commerce for Three Centuries. 1st US.signed.

By: MILLS, James Cooke

Price: $75.00

Publisher: A.C. McClurg, Chicago, 1910,:

Seller ID: 75856


MILLS, James Cooke. Our Inland Seas : Their Shipping and Commerce for ThreeCenturies. Chicago: A.C. McClurg, 1910. First American Printing. Pp. [i]-x v,(2),18-380, frontis., + 52 p. of plates and maps. Illustrated. 8vo, navy blue cloth with gilt lettering and decoration to front and spine. Streeter,Michigan Bibliography 5453. Contents: 1. The Origin, Discovery, and Magnit ude of the Great Lakes; 2. Earliest Navigation; 3. Le Griffon, the First Sailing Vessel; 4. The Launch and Voyage of Le Griffon; 5. Navigation from 1680 to the War of 1812; 6. The Beginning of Steam Navigation; 7. The Walk-in... View more info

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

By: MILLS, James Cooke

Price: $30.00

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; ... View more info

Wolf's Head : Writing Lake Superior.

By: UNWIN, Peter.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Cormorant Books, Toronto, 2008, ISBN:9781897151266:

Seller ID: 81408


UNWIN, Peter. The Wolf's Head : Writing Lake Superior. (Toronto) : Cormorant Books, (2008). Pp (14),[1]-254,(4). Map. Index. 8vo, illustrated black card covers. "Immortalized in words and song, the shores of Lake Superior rustle with legends of unlikely heroes, stories of quiet sorrow, and unmatchedfeats of bravery and adventure. From the earliest European records to the ghostly anecdotes of the men lost in her freezing waters, Peter Unwin records the stories of the great Superior and the people determined to make it their home. In short, cultivating chapters, Unwin lays out the history of... View more info

Bonfires & Beacons : Great Lakes Lighthouses. Second Printing in dustjacket

By: WRIGHT, Larry & Patricia

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston Mills , Erin, Ont, 1996, ISBN:1550461850:

Seller ID: 108741


WRIGHT, Larry & Patricia WRIGHT. Bonfires & Beacons : Great Lakes Lighthouses. (Erin, Ont.) : Boston Mills Press, (1996). Second Printing. Pp (6),7-96. Illustrated. Square 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "Thre lighthouses features in this book evoke the rugged beauty and rich history of lightkeeping on the Great lakes. The first lighthouse on the Great Lakes was amodest structure completed on Lake Ontario in 1804. Today, surviving light houses along the 8,000 miles of Great Lakes shoreline range in size from the five Tall Lighthouses in Wisconsin, Michigan and Illinois to the shor... View more info

Bonfires & Beacons : Great Lakes Lighthouses. First Edition in dustjacket

By: WRIGHT, Larry & Patricia

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Boston Mills , Erin, Ont, 1996, ISBN:1550461850:

Seller ID: 20306


WRIGHT, Larry & Patricia WRIGHT. Bonfires & Beacons : Great Lakes Lighthouses. (Erin, Ont.) : Boston Mills Press, (1996). First Printing. Pp (6),7-96.Illustrated. Square 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "Thre lightho uses features in this book evoke the rugged beauty and rich history of lightkeeping on the Great lakes. The first lighthouse on the Great Lakes was a modest structure completed on Lake Ontario in 1804. Today, surviving lighthouses along the 8,000 miles of Great Lakes shoreline range in size from thefive Tall Lighthouses in Wisconsin, Michigan and Illinois to the short ... View more info