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5000 Facts about Canada. Forty-Fifth Annual Edition.

By: Canada - Information RETTY, J.A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ontario Publishing Co., Toronto, 1952,:

Seller ID: 90477


(Canada – Information). 5000 Facts about Canada. Forty-Fifth Annual Edition. Toronto : The Ontario Publishing Co., Limited, n.d. [1952]. Pp (4),1-146,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated red stapled card covers. A collection ofdata on Canada. Includes the article “Iron – Master of Metals in New Quebe c and Labrador” by J.A. Retty (pp 3-18), along with many statistics on government, business, industry, farming, canals, etc. Rubbed, else very good. 15.00 View more info

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A Dictionary of British Ships and Seamen. First Edition in dustjacket

By: UDEN, Grant, and Richard COOPER.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Allen Lane / Kestrel Books, Harmondsworth, England, 1980, ISBN:0722652429: 1980

Seller ID: 92582


UDEN, Grant, and Richard COOPER. A Dictionary of British Ships and Seamen. Illustrated by Lionel Willis and with prints. (Harmondsworth, England) : Allen Lane / Kestrel Books, (1980). First Edition. Pp (8),9--591,(1) + 8-page central section of colour illustrations. Double Column. 8vo, brown cloth, silver lettering to spine. A comprehensive guide to the seamen, ships, battles and trading enterprises that figure in British history. Also included are entries on seas and oceans, wind and weather, canals, lighthouses, uniforms and many other matters connected with the sea. View more info

Addicted to Sail : A Half Century of Yachting Experiences.

By: HOYT, Norris D.

Price: $32.00

Publisher: 1987,:

Seller ID: 26853


HOYT, Norris D. Addicted to Sail: A Half Century of Yachting Experiences. NY: Norton, (1987). First Printing. Pp 220. Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth spine with blue paper covered boards. Toy 0187, Morris & Howland p 70. Despite its racy title, this is a sober, anecdotal account of transatlantic passages under sail, cruises on European canals, and adventures in high latitudes.Vg in dj. 32.00 View more info

Adventures of a Paper Sleuth. First Edition in dustjacket

By: MacMILLAN, Hugh P.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Penumbra Press, Manotick, ON, 2004, ISBN:1894131622:

Seller ID: 108722


MacMILLAN, Hugh P. Adventures of a Paper Sleuth. [Manotick, ON] : Penumbra Press, (2004). First Edition. Pp (14),[15]-343,(1). Illustrations in the text. . 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "Here are just a few of the treasures located and acquired for the Archives of Ontario from 1964 to 1989, as recounted by Hugh P. MacMillan [born 1924, Fitzroy Harbour, Ontario,] ...The papers of Sir John Graves Simcoe [...] A station wagon full of the papers of Colonel R.R. McLennan, CPR contractor, world champion hammer thrower and Glengarry militia leader [...] .The bugle form Canada's first... View more info

Adventures of Hebe. US in dj

By: LATHAM, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Henry Regnery, 1976,:

Seller ID: 17206


LATHAM, John. Adventures of Hebe. Chicago : Henry Regnery Co., (1976). Pp 200. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 1247. "Sailing from Amsterdam to Athens through the waterways of Europe." - from the dj. Vg in dj. 20.00 View more info

Adventures of Hebe. US in dj

By: LATHAM, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Henry Regnery, 1976,:

Seller ID: 40476


LATHAM, John. Adventures of Hebe. Chicago : Henry Regnery Co., (1976). Pp 200. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 1247. "Sailing from Amsterdam to Athens through the waterways of Europe." - from the dj. Vg. No dj. 15.00 View more info

Adventuring through France. ex lib in dj

By: SEAL, Gabriel

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Macmillan, 1964,:

Seller ID: 23934


SEAL, Gabriel. Adventuring through France. L.: Macmillan, 1964. Pp 183. 8vo, blue cloth. A novel for boys. "To voyage down the waterways of France to the Mediterranean Sea is a traveller's dream. But this dream became a reality for two schoolboys - Mark and his French friend, Pierre - when they madetheir own canoe in the school woodwork room, and set out alone on the cros s-channel steamer, armed with maps, camping equipment - and a boundless enthusiasm. As soon as the canoe was launched in Le Havre estuary, the true atmosphere of France surrounded the boys." - dj. Ex library with stam... View more info

An Act to authorize the Advance of a certain Sum, out of the Consolidated Fund, for the Completion of the Shubenacadie Canal in Nova Scotia

By: Great Britain)

Price: $85.00

Publisher: 1830,:

Seller ID: 5388


(Great Britain). ... An Act to authorize the Advance of a certain Sum, out of the Consolidated Fund, for the Completion of the Shubenacadie Canal in Nova Scotia. [16th July 1830.]. (L.: Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, Printers to the King's most Excellent Majesty, 1830). Pp [341]-342. 4to, disbound. With the heading : Anno primo Gulielmi IV. Regis, Cap. XXXIV. Not in TPL. Vg to fine. 85.00 View more info

And a Right Good Crew. US no dj

By: KIMBROUGH, Emily VASILIU, Mircea

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harper, 1958,:

Seller ID: 20500


KIMBROUGH, Emily. And a Right Good Crew. Drawings by Mircea Vasiliu. N.Y.: Harper & Brothers, (1958). Pp 273. 8vo, blue cloth spine. Toy 1170, Morris & Howland p 78. "... narrative of a holiday along the canals of England andWales." - from the dj. Vg. 15.00 View more info

Anglo-American Isthmian Diplomacy, 1815-1915. First Edition

By: WILLIAMS, Mary Wilhelmine

Price: $45.00

Publisher: American Historical Association / Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, Washington / London , 1916,:

Seller ID: 24453


WILLIAMS, Mary Wilhelmine. Anglo-American Isthmian Diplomacy, 1815-1915. Washington : American Historical Association / London : Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, 1916. First Edition. Pp 356 + colour map. 8vo, blue cloth. Chapters: 1. The British in Central America before 1815; 2. British Aggressions; American Interest Awakened, 1815-1850; 3. The Clayton-Bulwer Treaty, April 19, 1850; 4. Attempts at Readjustment under the New Treaty, 1850-1852; 5. The Bay Islands Colony and the New Interpretation of the Clayton-Bulwer Treaty, 1852-1854; 6. American Defiance of British Claims, 1853-185... View more info

Artificial Waterways of the World. 2nd US no dj

By: HEPBURN, A. Barton

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Macmillan, 1914,:

Seller ID: 29357


HEPBURN, A. Barton. Artificial Waterways of the World. N.Y.: Macmillan Co., (November) 1914. New Revised and Enlarged Edition. Pp 171 + frontis + 3 plates. 8vo, blue-grey cloth. Chapters : The World's Canals; The Canal System of New York (The Period of Inception - The Period of Development - 1867-1909 - The Competition against New York City - Barge Canal Improvements - Relation of Canals and Railways); The Panama Canal; Other Great American Canals; The Waterways Question and Conservation of Our Resources; Department of Internal Navigation. With appendix, bibliography and index. Vg. 50.00 View more info

Artist Afloat : A Sketch Journal of Britian by Canal

By: ANFUSO, Linda Ann

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Interset Press, Wilton, New Hampshire, 2001, ISBN:1574330209:

Seller ID: 99054


ANFUSO, Linda Ann. Artist Afloat : A Sketch Journal of Britian by Canal. (Wilton, New Hampshire) : Interset Press, (April 2001). First Printing. Pp (8),1-72. Oblong 8vo, heavy black cardcovers with colour illustration affixedto front, black wire coil binding. Illustrated with lovely watercolour ske tches (done in a notebook/scrapbook style with most of the text in cursive writing), this is a fictional journal of narrowboat travel, based on trips on the Grand Union Canal. very good. 25.00 View more info

Aswan High Dam: Diversion of Nile May 1964

By: Aswan High Dam)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Aswan High Dam Authority / Sadd El Aali Authority, Aswan, Egypt, 1964,:

Seller ID: 102394


(Aswan High Dam). Aswan High Dam: Diversion of Nile May 1964. (Aswan, Egypt: Aswan High Dam Authority / Sadd El Aali Authority, 1964). Pp (78). Illus trated in colour and black-and-white. Square 8vo, illustrated stapled card covers, French flaps. A pictorial book on the construction of the dam. Contents : Necessity of the dam; Development of the idea; Agreement with the Sudan; Financing of the project; Economic results of the project; Brief description of the project; Volumes of main works; Characteristics of the High Dam; Execution of the project; Excavation of Diversion Canals; The Intake S... View more info

Back Door Britain. in dj

By: BURTON, Anthony

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Andre Deutsch, 1977, ISBN:0233968768:

Seller ID: 69082


BURTON, Anthony. Back Door Britain. (L): Andre Deutsch, (1977). Pp. 189. With [12] pp. of plates. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt titles to spine. Maps to the endpapers. The author travels by boat along the canals of England, through the Midlands up to the industrial North and then back down to the Thames. Along the way he provides the reader with practical information and shares inthe delights of this mode of transportation. Vg in price-clipped dj. 35.00 View more info

Beautiful Machine: Rivers and the Republican Plan 1755-1825. in dj.

By: SEELYE, John

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, 1991,:

Seller ID: 33101


SEELYE, John. Beautiful Machine : Rivers and the Republican Plan 1755-1825.NY: Oxford University Press, 1991. Pp 430. 8vo, blue spine with blue board s. "The second volume in Seelye's series on the rivers of America in the American imagination [after Prophetic Waters], Beautiful Machine explores a critical, transitional period in American history, taking as its starting point the French and Indian War- the event that determined domination of North America by an Anglo-American presence- and ending with the opening of theErie Canal- the event that determined the geopolitical alignment that w... View more info

Between Two Seas. in dj.

By: KINROSS, Lord

Price: $30.00

Publisher: William Morrow, 1969,:

Seller ID: 35571


KINROSS, Lord. Between Two Seas : The Creation of the Suez Canal. NY: William Morrow, 1969. Pp 306, 16 pp plates. 8vo, red spine with yellow boards. "The drama of the creation of the Canal is a turbulent one, involving as it does such characters as Napoleon, Metternich, the Empress Eugénie, Gladstone and Disraeli- and Lord Kinross has made the best of his material. BetweenTwo Seas, charged with exciting events and striking portraits, is authenti c and entertaining- history as it should be written." -from the dj. Vg in rubbed, nicked dj. 30.00 View more info

Boats Overland. no dj.

By: PILKINGTON, Roger KNIGHT, David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: John Murray, London, 1962, ISBN:0719527417:

Seller ID: 65827


PILKINGTON, Roger. Boats Overland. Illustrated by David Knight. (L.): Abelard-Schuman, (1962). Pp. 61, including frontis. Illustrated with pictorial endpapers, and drawings to text. 8vo, green cloth. Boats Overland is the history of where, how and why sea-to-sea canals have been built, and how they are maintained and used. Further information and decoration are added by David Knight's delightful drawings." -from the dust jacket. Light wear to extremities, bookplate, ow vg in lightly chipped and price-clipped dj. 20.00 View more info

Bridge Across the Atlantic : The Story of John Rennie. 1st in dj.

By: REYBURN, Wallace RENNIE, John)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: George G. Harrap & Co., Ltd., London, 1972, ISBN:0245508880:

Seller ID: 78043


REYBURN, Wallace. Bridge Across the Atlantic : The Story of John Rennie . London: George G. Harrap & Co., Ltd., (1972). First UK Printing. Pp. (6),[7]-160, + 24 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. Large 8vo, maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Previous owner's name stamp to front pastedown, else vg in nicked, spine- and edge-sunned, price-clipped dj. 25.00 View more info

British Canals

By: HADFIELD, Charles

Price: $25.00

Publisher: David & Charles, Newton Abbot, 1969,:

Seller ID: 51998


HADFIELD, Charles. British Canals : An Illustrated History. Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1969. Pp. 291 + 20 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 3097. A history of the emergence of canals in Britain, and their importance in progressing British society and industry. Vg in dj. 25.00 View more info

British Ordinance Department and Canada's Canals 1815-1855

By: RAUDZENS, George

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, Waterloo, 1970, ISBN:0889200718:

Seller ID: 78383


RAUDZENS, George. British Ordinance Department and Canada's Canals 1815-1855. Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press. Pp. [4] v-xi [1] 1-204. 8vo grey cloth covers. Chapters: Introduction; the ordnance Department; The Canadian Setting; The Struggle for Military canals, 1814-1825; Launching the Rideau Project; The Expansion of the Rideau Project; Completion of the Canaland Financial Chaos; Conflict Over Ordnance Property; Dissolution; The Ord nance Impact on Canada. Vg, no dj. 40.00 View more info