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San Francisco's Ocean Trade: Past and Future: A Story of the Deep Water Service of San Francisco, 1848 to 1911

By: WRIGHT, Benj. C

Price: $300.00

Publisher: A. Carlisle & Co., 1911,:

Seller ID: 31511


WRIGHT, Benj. C. San Francisco's Ocean Trade : Past and Future: A Story of the Deep Water Service of San Francisco, 1848 to 1911. Effect the Panama Canal will have upon it. San Francisco : A. Carlisle & Co., 1911. First Edition. Pp (4),[i]-iii,(3),[5]-212,(2) + 12 pages of b&w plates. With a few tables in the text. 8vo (160 x 231 mm), green cloth, with gilt lettering to front & spine. Cowan & Cowan, A Bibliography of the History of California and the Pacific West 1510-1906, p.696. Benjamin Cooper Wright. Wright was also the author of Banking ... View more info

Schooner Port : Two Centuries of Upper Mersey Sail. First Edition

By: STARKEY, H.F.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: G.W. & A. Hesketh, 1983,:

Seller ID: 23440


STARKEY, H.F. Schooner Port : Two Centuries of Upper Mersey Sail. Ormskirk & Northridge : G.W. & A. Hesketh, (1983). Pp 245. Illustrated. Map. 8vo, card covers. Contents : The Inland Waterways and the Development of the Region in the Eighteenth Century; Early Traffic on the Upper River; The Growth of Runcorn as a Port 1786-1830; Competition from the Railways; Runcorn, an Independent Customs Port 1847-1850; The Expansion of the Shipbuilding Industry; Expanding maritime Trade and Industrial Restraint, 1850-1865; Trade Fluctuations and the Deteriorating Navigable Channel, 1859-1872; The Schooners... View more info

Sea-craft of Prehistory. First Edition in djustjacket

By: JOHNSTONE, Paul McGrail. Sean.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Routledge & Kegan Paul / RKP, London, 1980,:

Seller ID: 41097


JOHNSTONE, Paul. The Sea-craft of Prehistory. Prepared for Publication by Seán McGrail. London : Routledge & Kegan Paul, (1980). First Edition. Pp (4),v-xviii,(2),3-260,(2). Large 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "...a detailed, scholarly, yet highly readable account of man's use of inland and ocean-going craft from the earliest times until the dawn of recorded history. From the craft of Stone Age Europe and the vessels of Ancient Egypt,to the skin boats of medieval Irish monks and the rafts and reed boats of sixteenth-century South America, and from the Arctic kayak and the Chin... View more info

Sea-Tracks of the Speejacks Round the World

By: COLLINS, Dale GOWEN, Jeanne Bouchet (intro.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Page and Co., Garden City, NY, 1923,:

Seller ID: 71648


COLLINS, Dale. Sea-Tracks of the Speejacks Round the World. With an introduction by Jeanne Bouchet Gowen. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Page and Co., 1923. Pp. [i]-lxxv,(3),1-286,(2), frontis., + 92 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth with decoration to front and gilt lettering to spine. Toy 413: "The story of the first circumnavigation by a motor yacht, westward from New York via the Panama and Suez Canals, 21 August 1921 to 11 December 1922. The yacht was towed 4,400 miles across the south Pacific by Eastern Queen because she had insufficient fuel capacity to make this part of the ... View more info

Seaway Story. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: MABEE, Carleton.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Macmillan Company, New York, 1961,:

Seller ID: 110026


MABEE, Carleton. The Seaway Story. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1961. First US Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xii,(2),1-301,(5), + 16 p. of black and whitephoto plates. 8vo, navy blue cloth spine with patterned paper covered boar ds, gilt lettering to front cover and spine. Map end-papers. "The St. Lawrence Seaway is a magnificent conception that remakes the map of North America. It extends the Atlantic Ocean into the center of the continent; it handles more traffic than the Panama and Suez canals combined. This book recordsthe fulfillment of the century-old dream. It interprets the struggle fo... View more info

Seaway. in dj.

By: LESSTRANG, Jacques

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Salisbury Press, 1976,:

Seller ID: 29032


LESSTRANG, Jacques. Seaway: The Untold Story of North America's Fourth Seacoast. Seattle, Wash.: Salisbury Press Book, (1976). Pp 214. 4to, pebbled blue cloth. An illustrated volume of Seaway boosterism that examines the politics of its development from a distinctly partisan perspective. Vg in rubbed dj. 50.00 View more info

Shell Book of Inland Waterways. UK in dj

By: McKNIGHT, Hugh

Price: $35.00

Publisher: David & Charles, 1975,:

Seller ID: 18241


McKNIGHT, Hugh. The Shell Book of Inland Waterways. Newton Abbot : David & Charles, (1975). Pp 496. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated cloth. Toy 3153. Vg in dj. 35.00 View more info

Shubenacadie Canal Guide

By: Shubenacadie Canal Commission)

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Shubenacadie Canal Commission, Dartmouth, 1989,:

Seller ID: 76568


(Shubenacadie Canal Commission). Shubenacadie Canal Guide. [Dartmouth, NS]:Shubenacadie Canal Commission, 1989. Pp. 1-28. Illustrated. Double column. 8vo, illustrated stapled white self wraps. A brief history of the construc tion and usage of the Nova Scotian inland waterway. Faint creasing near spine, else vg. 8.50 View more info

Small Boat on the Meuse. First Edition in dustjacket

By: PILKINGTON, Roger KNIGHT, David

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Macmillan, London, 1967,:

Seller ID: 110685


PILKINGTON, Roger. Small Boat on the Meuse. Illustrated by David Knight. London : Macmillan, 1967. Pp (10),1-214. Maps. 8vo, brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Toy 1273. "Roger Pilkington is thoroughly at home on the rivers of Europe, but there is none he knows more intimately than the Meuse. Four times in ten years he has navigated this stream, which flows through three countries, and always he is drawn back to it again. He knows every bend of its course from the wide Dutch reaches below Loevesteen castle to the uplands of Lorraine and the country of Duke Stanislas, and the river never... View more info

Small Boat to Bavaria. US in dj, ex lib

By: PILKINGTON, Roger KNIGHT, David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: St Martin's, 1962,:

Seller ID: 18427


PILKINGTON, Roger. Small Boat to Bavaria. Illustrated by David Knight. (N.Y.) : St Martin's Press, 1962. Pp 217. 8vo, green cloth. Ex-library, else vg in dj. 20.00 View more info

Small Boat to Northern Germany. 1st UK/US in dj

By: PILKINGTON, Roger KNIGHT, David

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Macmillan, 1969,:

Seller ID: 18428


PILKINGTON, Roger. Small Boat to Northern Germany. Illustrated by David Knight. L.: Macmillan / N.Y.: St Martin's Press, (1969). First Printing. Pp 212. 8vo, green cloth. Toy 1279. Vg in dj. 30.00 View more info

Some Notes on the Life of Robert Fulton.

By: FULTON, Robert). LeBOEUF, Randall J., Jr. James Monroe Luncheon 4 LeBOEUF, Randall J., Jr.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: South Street Seaport Museum, 1971,:

Seller ID: 18986


(FULTON, Robert). LeBOEUF, Randall J., Jr. Some Notes on the Life of Robert Fulton. (N.Y.: South Street Seaport Museum), 1971. Pp 21. Illustrated. 8vo, blue card covers. Vg. 15.00 View more info

Souvenir of the Panama Canal

By: Panama Canal]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Curt Teich & Co., Chicago, 1951,:

Seller ID: 63227


[Panama Canal]. Souvenir of the Panama Canal . Chicago: Curt Teich & Co., 1951. Pp. [32]. Unpaginated. Illustrated. Oblong 8vo, illustrated stapled card covers. Photos and artwork of the ships that frequent the Panama Canal region. Spine worn, small abrasion to front, else vg. 30.00 View more info

Souvenir of the Panama Canal.

By: Panama Canal)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: I.L. Maduro's Souvenir Store, 0,:

Seller ID: 22726


(Panama Canal). Souvenir of the Panama Canal. Panama : I.L. Maduro's Souvenir Store, n.d. Pp 32. Oblong 8vo, colour illusttated card covers. Viewbook illustrated with black and white photographs. Vg. 30.00 View more info

St. Lawrence Waterway Project. 1st

By: STEPHENS, George Washington

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Louis Carrier & Co., 1929,:

Seller ID: 17957


STEPHENS, George Washington. The St. Lawrence Waterway Project : The Story of the St.Lawrence River as an International Highway for Water-borne Commerce. Montreal : Louis Carrier & Co., [December 1929]. First Edition. Pp 460.Illustrated. Folding Maps. 8vo, black cloth. Rhodenizer p.243. Says "Copyr ight 1930". Some wear to cloth, else vg. 60.00 View more info

St. Peter's Canal : A Narrative and Structural History. Manuscript Report Number 214.

By: WALKER, Tony E.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: National Historic Parks and Sites Branch., Ottawa, 1973,:

Seller ID: 94358


WALKER, Tony E. St. Peter's Canal : A Narrative and Structural History. Manuscript Report Number 214. [Ottawa] : National Historic Parks and Sites Branch, Parks Canada, Department of Indian and Northern Affairs, 1973. Pp [i]-viii,1-293,(1). Illustrated with 75 plates, maps, and plans. 4to, blue printed card covers. Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana, 1536. Contents : Introduction; The "Meeting of the Waters," 1825-69; "Too narrow, too shallow,” 1870-80; The Age of the Schooner, 1880-1900; Canal Realignment: 20th Century Change, 1900-20; The Last Half-century: A Disappearing Purpose, 1920-... View more info

St.Lawrence Deep Waterway : A Canadian Appraisal

By: WRIGHT, C.P.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Macmillan Company of Canada, Toronto , 1935,:

Seller ID: 20601


WRIGHT, C.P. The St.Lawrence Deep Waterway : A Canadian Appraisal. Toronto : Macmillan Company of Canada, 1935. Pp 450. Maps. 8vo, blue cloth. Contents : The Making of the Treaty; Economic Aspects of the Waterway; Considerations Upon the Treaty. Vg. 50.00 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

Statutory History of the Steam and Electric Railways of Canada 1836-1937

By: DORMAN, Robert

Price: $240.00

Publisher: Department of Transport, Ottawa, 1938,:

Seller ID: 75828


DORMAN, Robert, (compiler). A Statutory History of the Steam and Electric Railways of Canada 1836-1937. With Other Data Relevant to Operation of Department of Transport. Ottawa: Department of Transport / J.E. Patenaude, Queen's Printer, Department of Transport, 1938. Pp (2),3-765,(3). 8vo, blue cloth. Includes two section of ship interest: Department of Railways and Canals(p.661); Department of Marine and its services (pp.665-682). With extensiv e indices. Front inner hinge cracked, else vg. 240.00 View more info

Suez : De Lesseps' Canal. UK in dj

By: PUDNEY, John. DE LESSEPS, Ferdinand) RIOU, Edouard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dent, 1969,:

Seller ID: 65544


PUDNEY, John. Suez: De Lesseps' Canal. With one map and thirty-nine contemporary engravings of the construction of the canal by Edouard Riou. L.: Readers Union, J. M. Dent & Sons, (1969). Readers Union Edition. Pp 242, including port. frontis. Illustrated with drawings to text. 8vo, olive green cloth. This is an account of the construction of the Suez Canal as spearheaded by French diplomat Ferdinand de Lesseps. Namestamp, else vg in rubbed and nicked dj. 15.00 View more info