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By the Shining Big-Sea-Water. pb.

By: ANDERSON, Olive M

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Alger County Historical Society, 1989,:

Seller ID: 34014


ANDERSON, Olive M. By the Shining Big-Sea-Water : The Story of Pictured Rocks 10,000 B.C. to 1966 A.D. (Munsing, Mich.: Alger County Historical Society, 1989). Pp 105. Illustrated. 8vo, ill. card covers. An illustrated local history of this picturesque area on Michigan's Upper Peninsula, including much on its marine history from native canoes to the ore carriers of the twentieth century. Vg. 20.00 View more info

Fourth Coast. pbk.

By: BLOCKSMA, Mary

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Penguin, 1995,:

Seller ID: 40053


BLOCKSMA, Mary. The Fourth Coast : Exploring the Great Lakes Coastline fromthe St. Lawrence Seaway to the Boundary Waters of Minnesota. (NY): Penguin , (1995). First Printing. Pp 337. 8vo, ill. card covers. "Traveling and camping alone, Mary Blocksma explored the 5,000 miles of the vast, beautiful, and often overlooked Northern Coastline- parasailing over Grand Traverse Bay, rollerblading along Lake Michigan, hiking exquisite nature trails, dancing at a powwow, ferrying to large inhabited islands, and conversing with the people who make the Great Lakes their home and with those who vacatio... View more info

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

By Gemini; or, Marshmallows in the Salad. First Edition in dustjacket

By: DAVISON, Ann

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Peter Davies, London, 1962,:

Seller ID: 106200


DAVISON, Ann. By Gemini; or, Marshmallows in the Salad. London : Peter Davies, (1962). First Edition. Pp (10),3-[239],(1) + 16-page central section ofb&w photos. Map in text. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 1324, Morris & Howland p.41. Published in the United States in the same year under the title In the Wak e of the Gemini. Includes Canada. 31 photos including: "Gemini and author at the lift lock at Peterborough"; "The Marine Railway at Swift Rapids, Trent Canal, Ontario"; "Fishing boat beached at Meldrum Bay, Manitoulin Island,Ontario"; "Gemini waiting to go down in the Kir... View more info

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The Wisconsin : River of a Thousand Isles. First Edition in dustjacket

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Farrar & Rinehart, Incorporated, 1942

Seller ID: 116726


DERLETH, August. The Wisconsin : River of a Thousand Isles. Illustrated by John Steuart Curry. New York & Toronto : Farrar & Rinehart, Incorporated, (1942). First Edition, First Printing (with publisher's device on copyright page). Pp (8),ix-xi,366. 8vo (143 x 208 mm), medium green cloth close to Pantone 345, with gilt lettering to spine, with title in forest green panel. With Rivers of America device blindstamped to front board. No. 18 in the Rivers of America series. Fitzgerald, The Rivers of America: A Descriptive Bibliography, W12. Au... View more info

The Wisconsin : River of a Thousand Isles. First Edition

By: DERLETH, August Rivers of America Series 18 CURRY, John Steuart

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Farrar & Rinehart, Incorporated, New York & Toronto , 1942,: 1942

Seller ID: 20931


DERLETH, August. The Wisconsin : River of a Thousand Isles. Illustrated by John Steuart Curry. New York & Toronto : Farrar & Rinehart, Incorporated, (1942). First Edition, First Printing (with publisher's device on copyright page). Pp (8),ix-xi,366. 8vo (143 x 208 mm), medium green cloth close to Pantone 345, with gilt lettering to spine, with title in forest green panel. With Rivers of America device blindstamped to front board. No. 18 in the Rivers of America series. Fitzgerald, The Rivers of America: A Descriptive Bibliography, W12. Au... View more info

Voyage : Waterway Journeys : Forty years of Sailing made this a Veyage

By: LARSEN, Arnold Les

Price: $60.00

Publisher: 2006,:

Seller ID: 98477


LARSEN, Arnold "Les". Voyage : Waterway Journeys : Forty years of Sailing made this a Voyage. N.pl.: n.pub., (2006). Pp (4),1-363,(1). Ilustrated. 4to, illustrated white card covers. Contents : Journey No.1. Chicago to Clearwater 1981; No.2. Clearwater - Hampton Roads, VA 1982; No.3. Hampton Roads to Chicago 1983. Miscellaneous Years 1984 - 1992; No.4. Racine to Bellville,Ontario 1992; No.5. Belleville - Quebec City, Quebec 1993; No.6. Quebec Ci ty to Boothbay, Maine 1994; No.7. Boothbay to Charleston, SC 1995; No.8. Charleston to Port Salerno, FL... View more info

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Lighthouse Spotter's Guide. First Edition

By: RHEIN, Michael J. HARRISON, Timothy, foreword HOLNSTEINER, Rudil Essential Enthusiast's Handbook series)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Saraband, Glasgow, 2005, ISBN:1887354433: 2005

Seller ID: 72903

ISBN: 1887354433


RHEIN, Michael J. Lighthouse Spotter's Guide. Photography by Rudil Holnsteiner. Foreword by Timothy Harrison. (Glasgow): Saraband, (2005). First Printing. Pp.(6),7-288. Illustrated with photos, mostly in colour, thoughout. 8vo, photo-illustrated blue card covers in clear protective cove. A volume in The Essential Enthusiast's Handbook series. A pictorial guide to the lighthouses of the American coast (and Great Lakes region) and some of the Canadian coasts. The Great Lakes Lake Ontario, Lake Erie, Lake St. Clair, Lake Huron, St. Mary's River, The Str... View more info

Transportation Economics of the Great Lakes - St. Lawrence Ship Canal.

By: RITTER, Alfred H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Great Lakes - St. Lawrence Tidewater Association, Washington, D.C., 1925,:

Seller ID: 91042


RITTER, Alfred H. Transportation Economics of the Great Lakes – St. Lawrence Ship Canal. (Washington, D.C.) : Great Lakes – St. Lawrence Tidewater Association, November, 1925. Pp [1]-276,+ 4 folding maps + 2 folding charts. Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, maroon cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : 1.Practicability of the Waterway for Ocean Vessels. 2. Dimensions of Ocean V essels. 3. Cost of Operating Ocean Vessels to Lake Ports. 4. Feasible Ratesvia the Great Lakes – St. Lawrence Waterway. 5. Territory Tributary to Gre at Lakes – St. Lawrence Ship Canal. 6. The Traffic Available for th... View more info

Sailing through America

By: ROSE, Peter

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Adlard Coles, London, 1971,:

Seller ID: 22234


ROSE, Peter. Sailing through America. London : Adlard Coles, (1971). Pp 163, frontispiece + 16 p of plates. 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Toy 1393. "When an Englishman sails away from home he is rarely able to escape European waters. For two people to break away across the Atlantic, explore the Great Lakes and the greatest of all rivers, the Mississippi - the Father of Waters - takes a stout boat, stouter hearts, and a powerful sense of humour. Peter Rose and his French wife Monique in their yacht Odd Times [...]"- dj. Also Cuba, Florida, New York, and Chicago. Very good in ... View more info

On the Water : Discovering America in a Rowboat. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: STONE, Nathaniel. STONE, Elizabeth.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Broadway Books, New York, 2002, ISBN:0767908414:

Seller ID: 51932


STONE, Nathaniel. On the Water : Discovering America in a Rowboat ; illustrations by Elizabeth Stone. New York: Broadway Books, (2002). First Printing. Pp. (8),ix-x,(2),3-323,(3). 8vo, white paper covered boards with blue cloth spine. "Few people have ever considered the eastern United States to be an island, but when the author began tracing waterways in his new atlas at the age of ten, he discovered that if pone had a boat it was possible to use a combination of waterways to travel up the Hudson River, west across thebarge canals and the Great Lakes, down the Mississippi River to the Gul... View more info