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Welland Canal Company : A Study in Canadian Enterprise. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: AITKEN, Hugh G.J.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass., 1954,:

Seller ID: 106164


AITKEN, Hugh G.J. The Welland Canal Company : A Study in Canadian Enterprise. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1954. First Edition. Pp (6),[vii]-ix,(3),-[1]-178,(2) + map. Another map in text. Tables, charts in text. 8vo, tan cloth, black lettering to spine. In the Studies in Entrepreneurial History series. "Among the transportation improvements of the nineteenth century in North America the Welland Canal occupies a position of uniqueimportance. Opened for traffic in 1829, the Canal provided a navigable wat erway around Niagara Falls, making it possible for ships to pass freely... View more info

Stars in the Water: The Story of the Erie Canal. in dj

By: CONDON, George E.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, 1974, ISBN:0385066422:

Seller ID: 68508


CONDON, George E. Stars in the Water: The Story of the Erie Canal. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, 1974. Pp. 338. With [8] pp. of plates. 8vo, beige cloth covered boards, tan cloth spine with gilt titles. The story of the construction of the Erie Canal, a 363 mile-long waterway linking Lake Erie with the Hudson River. Vg in dj (with light wear to the spine ends and corners of the wrapper). 17.50 View more info

New York State Finances and Canals : Speech of Hon. Samuel J. Tilden in theConstitutional Convention, on the 11th Sept., 1867.

By: TILDEN, Samuel Jones

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 1867,:

Seller ID: 88829


TILDEN, Samuel J. New York State Finances and Canals : Speech of Hon. Samuel J. Tilden in the Constitutional Convention, on the 11th Sept., 1867. N.pl.: n.pub., (1867). Pp [1]-38,(2). 8vo, printed wraps, stitched. The speech deals mainly with the Erie Canal. With tables showing Monthly Averages of Freights, per Bushel, by year for 1858-1859 and 1861-1866. Samuel Jones Tilden (February 9, 1814–August 4, 1886) was a political reformer, the 25th governor of the State of New York, and, running as a Democrat, was the loser in the controversial 1876 presidential election. As a fighter against corr... View more info

Water Trails West ; By The Western Writers of America.. First Edition in dustjacket

By: Western Writers of America) DUKE, Donald,

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Garden City, NY, 1978,:

Seller ID: 24960


(Western Writers of America). Water Trails West. By The Western Writers of America. (Edited and with an Introduction by Donald Duke). Garden City : Doubleday & Co., 1978. First Edition. Pp 271. Illustrated. Double Column. Lg 8vo, black cloth spine. Toy 3591a. "The colorful story of the role of America's rivers, lakes, and canals in the settlement of the West. Illustrated with over 150 rare Photos." - from the dj. Chapters : 1. Robert McCaig's "The Great Canoe Trail"; 2. Robert T. Smith's "The 'Father of Waters'"; 3. Bill Burchardt's "The Arkansas River and the Red&#... View more info