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Sifted Grain and the Grain Sifters : : An Address at the Dedication of theBuilding of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin at Madison, October 19, 1900.. ex-lib.

By: ADAMS, Charles Francis State Historical Society of Wisconsin.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1900,:

Seller ID: 36008


ADAMS, Charles Francis. The Sifted Grain and the Grain Sifters : An Addressat the Dedication of the Building of the State Historical Society of Wisco nsin at Madison, October 19, 1900. Madison, Wisc.: State Historical Societyof Wisconsin, 1900. Pp 67. 8vo, rebound in library card. Ex-library (adhes ive remains, blindstamps, inkstamps), slightly rubbed, else vg. 15.00 View more info

Ghost Ships of the Great Lakes. Eighth Printing in dustjacket

By: BOYER, Dwight

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead, New York, 1968,: 1968

Seller ID: 91328


BOYER, Dwight. Ghost Ships of the Great Lakes. New York: Dodd, Mead, (©1968). Eighth Printing. Pp 294 + [16] pp of plates. Illustrated with line drawings & maps to text. 8vo, green cloth, top edge dyed green. Dwight Boyer (b. November 18, 1912, Elyria, Ohio – d. October 15, 1978, Willoughby, Ohio). "This is the awesome story of the missing 'ghost ships' of the Great Lakes, the big freighters and ore carriers of yesterday and today that disappeared, often in complete mystery, never to be seen again." -from the dust jacket. Some of the ships cited: Kal... 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

Red Stacks Over the Horizon : The Story of the Goodrich Steamboat Line

By: ELLIOTT, James L.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: William Caxton Ltd, Ellison Bay, WI, 1985, ISBN:0940473313:

Seller ID: 109986


ELLIOTT, James L. Red Stacks Over the Horizon : The Story of the Goodrich Steamboat Line. Ellison Bay, Wisconsin : William Caxton Ltd, (1995). First Printing. Pp (8),5-314,(2). 8vo, art-illustrated red & black white letteringto spine. This is a paperback reissue of the 1967 William B. Eerdmans edit ion. Contents: 1. A Town Is Founded; 2. A Steamboat Line is Born; 3. The Steamboat Business Grows; 4. Founding of the Goodrich Transportation Company;5. The Passing of a Great Leader [Captain Albert Edgar Goodrich, b. Februa ry 11, 1826 - d. September 14, 1885];. 6. New Hands on the Helm; 7. The Gay... View more info

Limnology of North America

By: FREY, David G., ed. SMITH, M.V. BEETON, Alfred CHANDLER, David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press, Madison, 1966,:

Seller ID: 99127


FREY, David G., (ed.). Limnology of North America. Edited by David G. Frey.Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1966. Second Printing. Pp. (4),v-x vii,(3),3-734. Illustrated. Double column. Large 8vo, green cloth with giltlettering to spine. "In this new book prominent limnologists have contribu ted information on various aspects of limnology for each of several subdivisions of the North American continent. Coverage for each region includes material on limnological resources, a brief history of limnological endeavor,the major fields of limnological research and accomplishment, major lim... View more info

Ships Gone Missing : The Great Lakes Storm of 1913. Hardcover in dustjacket

By: HEMMING, Robert J.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Contemporary Books, Chicago, 1992,:

Seller ID: 25101


HEMMING, Robert J. Ships Gone Missing [: The Great Lakes Storm of 1913]. Chicago : Contemporary Books, (1992). Pp 197. Illustrated. 8vo, black spine, grey boards. "In November 1913 a storm of enormous power raged across the Great Lakes for four horror-filled days, sinking a dozen ships, damaging twenty-five more, drowning almost three hundred sailors and passengers, and wreaking havoc ashore in parts of Wisconsin, Illinois, and Michigan and much of Ohio, Indiana, and Pennsylvania." - from the dj. Very good in dustjacket. 22.00 View more info

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Confederation of the British North American Provinces

By: RAWLINGS, Thomas

Price: $900.00

Publisher: Sampson Low, 1865,: 1865

Seller ID: 11573


RAWLINGS, Thomas. The Confederation of the British North American Provinces; Their Past History and Future Prospects; including also British Columbia & Hudson's Bay Territory; with a Map, and Suggestions in Reference to the True and Only Practicable Route from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean. London : Sampson Low, Son, and Marston, 1865. First Edition. Pp (2),[iii]-xi,(1),[1]-244,+ 4 plates + large folding map: "A Statistical Map of the British North American Confederacy and United States including British Columbia and Hudson's Bay Territory Showing the True and Only Practicable Rout... View more info

St. Lawrence Seaway and Power Projects 1959

By: St. Lawrence Seaway)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Reid and Bolton, Montreal, 1959,:

Seller ID: 24808


(St.Lawrence Seaway). St. Lawrence Seaway and Power Projects 1959. Montreal: Reid and Bolton Publishing Co., (1958). First Edition. Pp (7),8-413,(3). Double column. With 415 b&w photos in the text. Maps and other illustratio ns in the text.. 4to, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front and spine. Chapters : 1. Early History of the St.Lawrence River; 2. Evolution of the Canal System; 3. Enabling Legislation; 4. Executives directly associated with the Seaway and Power Projects; 5. Relocation; 6. Lachine (Montreal) Section; 7.Beauharnois Section; 8. International Section; 9. Great Lakes Connecting C ... View more info

McDougall's Dream : The American Whaleback.

By: WILTERDING , John H., Jr.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Green Bay, WI, Lakeside Publications Ltd, 1988,:

Seller ID: 109989


WILTERDING , John H., Jr. . McDougall's Dream : The American Whaleback. With an introduction by Arvid Morken. No place: Lakeside Publications Ltd., (1969). "Printed : Badger Bay Printers, Inc., Green Bay, Wisconsin". Pp (3),1-69. [Note: the even pages are on the right} With 19 b&w photos in the text. Other illustrations in the text. 8vo, illustrated grey stapled cardcovers. Captain Alexander McDougall (1845-1923). Full details on the following vessels : Barges 101 to 118, 126, 127, 129 to 134, 137, 201 and 202, the barge Sagamore, the barge Alexander Holley, the steamer Cogate Hoyt, th... 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