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Suez and Panama. 1st UK in dj

By: SIEGFRIED, Andre HEMMING, H.H. and Doris, trans.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape, 1940,:

Seller ID: 18524


SIEGFRIED, André. Suez and Panama. Translated from the French by H.H. and Doris Hemming. L.: Jonathan Cape, (1940). First Printing. Pp 400. Maps. 8vo, red cloth. Vg in nicked dj. 40.00 View more info

Suez, Panama et les Routes Maritimes Mondiales

By: SIEGFRIED, Andre

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Librairie Armand Colin, Paris, 1940,:

Seller ID: 26545


SIEGFRIED, André. Suez, Panama et les Routes Maritimes Mondiales. Paris : Librairie Armand Colin, 1940. Avec 33 cartes et graphiques. Pp 298. Maps. 8vo, card covers. Ex-library, covers soiled and with surface tears. 30.00 View more info

Suez: de Lesseps' Bubble that Boomed.

By: HUGHES, T.E. Sea Breezes 49:354 ISHERWOOD, J.H. BURRELL, David

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Sea Breezes, 1975,:

Seller ID: 21563


HUGHES, T.E. "Suez: de Lesseps' 'Bubble' that boomed." An article in Sea Breezes: The Magazine of Ships and the Sea, Vol.49, No.354, June 1975, pp.345-355, double column. Also: part 3 of David Burrell's "Burrell's Straths"; J.H. Isherwood's "Royal Dutch West India Mail Liner Ecuador of 1915"; others and usual columns & departments. Vg. For the number. 5.00 View more info

Survey of Northern and Northwestern Lakes. April 1938. War Department Corpsof Engineers. Bulletin No. 47.

By: Great Lakes

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U.S. Lake Survey Office, Detroit, Mich., 1938,:

Seller ID: 88844


(Great Lakes). Survey of Northern and Northwestern Lakes. April 1938. War Department Corps of Engineers. Bulletin No. 47. Detroit, Mich.: U.S. Lake Survey Office, (1938). Pp [1]-488,+ 2 folding tables. Index. Large 8vo, tan printed card covers. To supplement the information given upon the charts of the Great Lakes and issued with those charts from the U.S. Lake Survey Office, Detroit, Mich. The bulletin supersedes all previous bulletins for the above-named waters. The Great Lakes, their harbors, channels, and navigable tributaries. Contents : Preface – Lake Survey Organization and Duties; Ai... View more info

Tales Told Under The Old Town Clock. First Edition, no dj, signed.

By: BORRETT, William C. HOBSON, Joe. ADAMS, Priscilla. KENT, Duke of.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: 1942,:

Seller ID: 9303


BORRETT, William C. Tales Told Under The Old Town Clock. Halifax : The Imperial Publishing Company Limited, 1942. Pp (8), vii-xxiii, (1), [1]-196, (2). 8vo, turquoise cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Watters p.251, Vaison p.99, Rhodenizer p.693. For Borrett, born in Dartmouth in 1894, see Marble pp.75-6. Illustrated by Robert Chambers. Includes : The Old Town Clock of Halifax; The Isle of Demons: The almost unbelievable adventures of Marguerite deRoberval; Where History Began in North America: The Habitation at Granvill e; Father versus Son at Port La Tour: A Battle of Loyalty; And They Lived H... View more info

Tales Told Under The Old Town Clock. 2nd Imperial Printing, in dustjacket

By: BORRETT, William C. de ROBERVAL, Marguerite ADAMS, Priscilla KENT, Duke of

Price: $30.00

Publisher: 1943,:

Seller ID: 54379


BORRETT, William C. Tales Told Under The Old Town Clock. Halifax : The Imperial Publishing Company Limited, (December1943). Second Printing. Pp (8), vii-xxiii, (1), [1]-196, (2). 8vo, blue cloth. Watters p.251, Vaison p.99, Rhodenizer p.693. For Borrett, born in Dartmouth in 1894, see Marble pp.75-6. Illustrated by Robert Chambers. Includes : The Old Town Clock of Halifax;The Isle of Demons: The almost unbelievable adventures of Marguerite de Ro berval; Where History Began in North America: The habitation at Granville; Father versus Son at Port La Tour: A Battle of Loyalty; And They Lived Happ... View more info

Technology in Transition. ex-lib. signed.

By: PASSFIELD, Robert W Environment Canada. Parks Canada.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Environment Canada, 1989,:

Seller ID: 76447


PASSFIELD, Robert W. Technology in Transition: The 'Soo" Ship Canal, 1889-1985. (Ottawa): Environment Canada, Canadian Parks Service, National Historic Parks and Sites, (1989). Pp 267. Illustrated. 8vo, ill. greyish-blue cardcovers. Studies in Archaeology, Architecture and History. A well researche d and readable account of the 'Soo' ship canal, an engineering marvel when completed in 1895: it had the world's first electrically-powered ship lock,was the first North American canal to be electrically-lighted, and include d what was then the longest lock ever built. The author connects its co... View more info

Texture of Industry : An Archaeological View of the Industrialization of North America. in dj.

By: GORDON, Robert B. and Patrick M. MALONE MALONE, Patrick M.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, New York, 1994, ISBN:0195058852:

Seller ID: 78372


GORDON, Robert B. and Patrick M. MALONE. The Texture of Industry : An Archaeological View of the Industrialization of North America . New York: OxfordUniversity Press, (1994). Pp. (8),[vii]-xi,(5),3-442,(6). Illustrated. Lar ge 8vo, brown cloth with silver lettering to spine. Contents: 1. IndustrialArchaeology; 2. Components of Industry; 3. Wood and Water; 4. Coal, Canals , Railways, and Industrial Cities; 5. Scarce Metals and Petroleum; 6. Countryside, Shops, and Ships; 7. Fuel and Materials; 8. The Factory; 9. Work inFactories. Vg in dj. 60.00 View more info

Thames Companion. 2d ed pb.

By: PRICHARD, Mari CARPENTER, Humphrey.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, 1981,:

Seller ID: 41010


PRICHARD, Mari and Humphrey CARPENTER. A Thames Companion. Second Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1981. Pp 182. 8vo, ill. card covers. "Thisinformal guide to the world's most famous river progresses from its disput ed source in the hills of Gloucestershire to the tideway, still busy with commercial traffic, and from its first records in Roman times to the presentday. It discusses the Thames as a commercial waterway, linked by a series of canals to England's main manufacturing centres; as a stimulus for artists and writers living on its banks; as the scene of important development... View more info

Thank You, Colonel By : The Rideau Canal at 150. An article in Canadian Heritage : The Heritage Canada Foundation Newsmagazine, May 1982,

By: Rideau Canal, Ontario Canadian Heritage GALT, George McGHEE, Robert

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Heritage Canada Foundation, Ottawa , 1982,:

Seller ID: 97455


(Rideau Canal, Ontario). “Thank You, Colonel By : The Rideau Canal at 150.”An article in Canadian Heritage : The Heritage Canada Foundation Newsmagaz ine, May 1982, pp 18-21, with 6 illustrations and a map. Ottawa : The Heritage Canada Foundation, 1982. Pp 1-44. Illustrated. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated orange stapled wrappers. Also : "High Profile for Ontario's Heritage” (by George Galt, pp 6-7, with 3 illustrations); “Tong Ji Men : Victoria builds a gate of harmonious interest” (pp 8-9, with 5 illustrations); “The Buffalo Jumps : The fall of the prairie bison” (by Robert... View more info

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The Mapmakers' Legacy : Nineteenth Century Nova Scotia Through Maps. First Edition.

By: DAWSON, Joan

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Nimbus Publishing Limited, Halifax, 2007, ISBN:9781551096070: 2007

Seller ID: 105225

ISBN: 1551096072


DAWSON, Joan. The Mapmakers' Legacy : Nineteenth Century Nova Scotia Through Maps. (Halifax, NS) : Nimbus Publishing Limited, (2007). First Printing. Pp. (6),1-152. Illustrated throughout in colour and b&w. Triple column. Oblong 8vo, illustrated cream card covers with black and white lettered blue and maroon title blocks to front cover and spine. The publisher's launch of this book was on June 28, 2007 at the Halifax Memorial Library. "Following the path first charted by 'The Mapmaker's Eye', in which Joan Dawson examines the development of early Nova Scotia t... View more info

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The Ottawa, First Edition in dustjacket

By: GREENING, William E.

Price: $32.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1961,: 1961

Seller ID: 23607


GREENING, William E. The Ottawa. Woodcuts [by] Laurence Hyde. (Toronto) : McClelland and Stewart Limited, (1961). First Edition. Pp (4),v-xv,(1),17-208. Illustrated. 8vo, light bluish green cloth, spine lettering in gilt & black.With map end-papers. Spadoni and Donnelly 1577, Rhodenizer p.648. William Edward Greening (b.1913 Toronto) was living in Montreal at the time of publication. Laurence Evelyn Hyde (b June 6, 1914, Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey, England – d. August 8, 1987). vv"The colourful story of the Valley of the Ottawa from the days of the voyageurs ... View more info

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The River That Missed The Boat. First Edition

By: GRANTMYRE, Barbara

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Halifax, Petheric Press: 1975

Seller ID: 11381

ISBN: 0919380174


GRANTMYRE, Barbara. The River That Missed The Boat. Halifax, Nova Scotia : Petheric Press, (April, 1975). First Edition. "Printed in Canada by McCurdy Printing Company Limited, Halifax, Nova Scotia". Pp (4), 1-47,(1),12-page pictorial supplement with 8 b&w photos and 2 maps,49-102,(2). 8vo (151 x 228 mm), photo-illustrated pale yellow card covers, with blue lettering to spine. Laugher p. 215. Barbara Grantmyre, née Lucas (b. 1903, Bolton, Lancashire, England - d. 1977) was living in Elmsdale, Nova Scotia at the time of publication. On the Shubenacad... View more info

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The Shannon Sailors : A Voyage to the Heart of Ireland. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: WIBBERLEY, Leonard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: William Morrow & Co., New York, 1972,: 1972

Seller ID: 71525

ISBN: 0688000975


WIBBERLEY, Leonard. The Shannon Sailors : A Voyage to the Heart of Ireland. New York : William Morrow and Company, 1972. First Edition. Pp. (8),[9]-157,(3). 8vo, green cloth wtih gilt lettering to spine. Toy 1208: "A voyage in the chartered 44' diesel cruiser Lady Catherine from Lough Derg up the Shannon to the head of navigation and then, by canal, to Dublin, made to acquaint the author's four boys, all born in California, with Ireland. There are navigational hazards along this course which were overcome, but sometimes only barely. Wibberley lacks the ability to write a du... View more info

There Was a Man"

By: SPRUANCE, Raymond A., Admiral) Reader's Digest 420 WORDEN, William L. BURMAN, Ben Lucien

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Reader's Digest, 1957,:

Seller ID: 23360


(SPRUANCE, Raymond A., Admiral). WORDEN, William L. "There Was a Man." An article in Reader's Digest, Vol.70, No.420, April 1957. Pp 120-128. Double column. Canadian Edition. Also: Richard Dempewolff's "The Penguin: Clown of the Antarctic"; and Ben Lucien Burman's "Canal Boat: London to Birmingham" (pp.54-60). "This Month's Cover" (with 4 paragraph text): Signal Hill, Newfoundland. Vg. 8.00 View more info

Thirteenth Annual Report of the United States Geological Survey to the Secretary of the Interior 1891-92: Part III

By: POWELL, J. W. United States Geological Survey)

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Government Printing Office, 1893,:

Seller ID: 54830


POWELL, J. W. Thirteenth Annual Report of the United States Geological Survey to the Secretary of the Interior 1891-92 : Part III : Irrigation. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1893. Pp. 486. Illustrated with numerous maps (several in colour) and a large number of in-text drawings and diagrams. One large folded map in rear pouch. 4to, dark brown cloth, decorative gilt ill. to front, gilt titles to spine. Part III only, of three parts. Spine ends bumped and beginning to fray, wear to all edges, boards rubbed with some light scuffing to the rear, folded map in pouch has a one inch tear at... View more info

Thomas Bone : The Sailor's Friend : The Story of His Work on the Welland Canal

By: GIBSON, Jesse, Rev. BONE, Thomas)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Upper Canada Tract Society, Toronto, 1908,:

Seller ID: 69774


GIBSON, Jesse, Rev. Thomas Bone : The Sailor's Friend : The Story of His Work on the Welland Canal. Toronto: Upper Canada Tract Society (102 Yonge Street), (1908). Pp. p(2),[1]-158,(2), port. frontis., + 5 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, grey-green cloth with narrow navy blue borders and lettering to front and spine. Contents: 1. The Sailors' Friend, 2. The Making of the Worker, 3. His Field of Labour, 4. "Sowing the Seed", 5. Among the Churches,6. Fishing for Men, 7. On the Platform, 8. Anecdotes and Quaint Sayings, 9 . Family Life and Closing Days, 10. His Legacy and Influence. Faint... View more info

Thomas Bone : The Sailor's Friend : The Story of His Work on the Welland Canal. variant?

By: GIBSON, Jesse, Rev. BONE, Thomas)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Upper Canada Tract Society, Toronto, 1908,:

Seller ID: 69775


GIBSON, Jesse, Rev. Thomas Bone : The Sailor's Friend : The Story of His Work on the Welland Canal. Toronto : Upper Canada Tract Society (2 Richmond Street, East), (1908). Pp. (2),[1]-158,(2), port. frontis., + 5 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, grey-green cloth with thick navy blue borders and lettering to front and spine. Contents: 1. The Sailors' Friend, 2. The Making ofthe Worker, 3. His Field of Labour, 4. "Sowing the Seed", 5. Among the Chu rches, 6. Fishing for Men, 7. On the Platform, 8. Anecdotes and Quaint Sayings, 9. Family Life and Closing Days, 10. His Legacy and Influence.... View more info

Thomas Telford's Aqueducts on the Shropshire Union Canal. First Edition, signed

By: QUENBY, Ron. TELFORD, Thomas).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Swan Hill Press, Shrewsbury, 1992, ISBN:1853102466:

Seller ID: 108163


(TELFORD, Thomas). QUENBY, Ron. Thomas Telford's Aqueducts on the Shropshire Union Canal. (Shrewsbury) : Swan Hill Press, (1992). First Edition. Pp (10),1-26. Illustrated. Map. Index. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers, letered in black and white. "Thomas Telford's five great aqueducts on the Shropshire Union Canal justify his reputation as one of the finest civil engineers. Built 200 years ago during the canal boom, the aqueducts show the Scotsman's mastery of the revolutionary new material of cast-iron. At Pontcysylltein North Wales he built the highest iron-trough aqueduct in the world, ... View more info

Tom Penny and the Grand Canal. pbk. signed.

By: GERMAN, Tony Tom Penny Adventure)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1982, ISBN:0771032617:

Seller ID: 70222


GERMAN, Tony. Tom Penny and the Grand Canal. (Toronto): McClelland and Stewart, (1982). Pp. (8),1-144. Illustrated with maps. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. Spadoni & Donnelly 3337. A Tom Penny Adventure. Faint corner creasing, else vg. Signed by the author on the title page. 25.00 View more info