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Welland Canal : Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow - in Story and Picture

By: PRITCHARD, Jean

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Jean Pritchard Publications / Rewbury Printing, Port Robinson, Ontario, 1975,:

Seller ID: 104690


PRITCHARD, Jean. The Welland Canal : Yesterday, Today. Port Robinson, Ontario : Jean Pritchard Publications, 1975. Revised Edition. Printed by RewburyPrinting Company Limited. Pp [1]-28. Maps and over 25 b&w photos in text. 8vo, stapled cardcovers with colour photo on front. Cover title: The Welland Canal in Story and Picture. Very good. 20.00 View more info

Welland Canal Company : A Study in Canadian Enterprise. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: AITKEN, Hugh G.J.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass., 1954,:

Seller ID: 106164


AITKEN, Hugh G.J. The Welland Canal Company : A Study in Canadian Enterprise. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1954. First Edition. Pp (6),[vii]-ix,(3),-[1]-178,(2) + map. Another map in text. Tables, charts in text. 8vo, tan cloth, black lettering to spine. In the Studies in Entrepreneurial History series. "Among the transportation improvements of the nineteenth century in North America the Welland Canal occupies a position of uniqueimportance. Opened for traffic in 1829, the Canal provided a navigable wat erway around Niagara Falls, making it possible for ships to pass freely... View more info

Welland Canal. An article in Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. 2, No. 1, January, 1931

By: YATES, George W. Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. 02, No. 1 OTTY, Marianne Grey KNISTER, Raymond

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Canadian Geographical Journal, Montreal, 1931,:

Seller ID: 88616


YATES, George W. "The Welland Canal." An article in Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. II, No. 1, January, 1931, pp 22-37. Montreal : Canadian Geographical Society, 1931. Pp i-vii,[1]-86,ix-xii. Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. 8vo, wrappers. Also includes C.S. Macdonald's “Through Canada's Hinterland” (pp 3-20); Lawrence Stuckey's “The Caves of Gasparee” (pp 38-47); C.C. Rogers's “On the Rat River” (pp 48-57); Marianne Grey Otty's “The River of the Loyalists” [Saint John River, N.B.] (pp 58-70); Raymond Knister's “Long Point, Lake Erie” (pp 72-82, Burke, Raymond ... View more info

Welland Canals : The Growth of Mr. Merritt's Ditch

By: STYRAN, Roberta M. TAYLOR, Robert R. JACKSON, John N.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Boston Mills Press, Erin, Ontario, 1988, ISBN:0919783635:

Seller ID: 110067


STYRAN, Roberta M., and Robert R. TAYLOR, with John N. JACKSON. The WellandCanals : The Growth of Mr. Merritt's Ditch. (Erin, Ontario : Boston Mills Press, 1988). Pp (4),v-xvii,18-168. Illustrated. Mmaps. Index. 4to, illustrated red card covers, lettered in black. Contents : Foreword. Preface. Introduction. 1. Men With Ideas; 2. Overcoming the Physical Problems; 3. Men With Machines; 4. Industry and Trade; 5. Ships and Shipbuilding; 6. Creating Employment; 7. Creating Communities; 8. People and Pleasures; 9. Difficulties and Disasters; 10. Transforming the Landscape. Afterword: The Future of t... View more info

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When Canada Joined Cape Breton : Celebrating Fifty Years of the Canso Causeway. First Edition.

By: HOGG, Elaine Ingalls MORRISON, Mary, foreword

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Nimbus, Halifax, 2005, ISBN:1551095149: 2005

Seller ID: 65253

ISBN: 1551095149


HOGG, Elaine Ingalls. When Canada Joined Cape Breton : Celebrating Fifty Years of the Canso Causeway. Foreword by Nary Morrison. (Halifax, NS) : Nimbus Publishing Ltd, (2005). First Edition. Pp (4),v-x,[1]-118. Double column. With 63 b&w photos as well as other illustrations in the text. Square 8vo, blue photo-illustrated card covers. "Laughter, pride, and even tears -- the link between Canada and Cape Breton evokes strong emotions. Built fifty years ago, the Canso Causeway has had profound physical, economic, and social effects on both Cape Breton and the Mainland, and fo... View more info

When Horses Pulled Boats : A Story of Early Canals. 2nd pr.

By: HARLOW, Alvin F. SHANK, William H., intro. LOWELL, Orson HOFFMANN, Philip J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: American Canal and Transportation Center, York, PA, 1987, ISBN:0933788436:

Seller ID: 74885


HARLOW, Alvin F. When Horses Pulled Boats : A Story of Early Canals . Introduction by William H. Shank. Illustrated by Orson Lowell and Philip J. Hoffmann. York, PA: American Canal and Transportation Center, 1987. Second Printing (August, 1987). Pp. [1]-72. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated stapled bluecard covers. A juvenile historical reference outlining the history of the canal system of the eastern United States. Vg. 10.00 View more info

White Paper on the Nationalisation of the Suez Maritime Canal Company

By: Republic of Egypt - Ministry for Foreign Affairs

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Government Press, Cairo, 1956,:

Seller ID: 105249


(Republic of Egypt - Ministry for Foreign Affairs). White Paper on the Nationalisation of the Suez Maritime Canal Company. Published by the Governmentof Egypt on the 12th of August 1956. Cairo : Government Press, 1956. Pp (4 ),3-72,(2). 8vo, stapled white cardcovers. Not in Papadakis & Glassner. Sections include" "The Suez Canal is an Integral Part of Egypt"; "Egyptian Sovereignty over the Canal"; "It Was Egypt Who Determined the International Navigation Regime in the Canal"; "It Was Egypt Who Initiated and Fixed Fees for Transitting the Canal"; "Repercu... View more info

William Hamilton Merritt : Canada's Father of Transportation

By: MERRITT, William Hamilton) John M. BASSETT and A.R. PETRIE BASSETT, John M. PETRIE, A.R. Canadians series)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, Don Mills, ON, 1974, ISBN:0889022003:

Seller ID: 79128


(MERRITT, William Hamilton) John M. BASSETT and A.R. PETRIE. William Hamilton Merritt : Canada's Father of Transportation. (Don Mills, ON): Fitzhenry & Whiteside, (1974). Pp. (2),[1]-61,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated white card covers. A volume in The Canadians series. Faint cover creasing, elsevg. 7.50 View more info

Working Boats : The Romance of the Last Days of Commercial Traffic on Britain's Canals.

By: ALSOP, Roger, and Graham DODKINS

Price: $16.00

Publisher: David & Charles, Newton Abbot, 1988, ISBN:071539181X:

Seller ID: 89032


ALSOP, Roger, and Graham DODKINS. Working Boats : The Romance of the Last Days of Commercial Traffic on Britain's Canals. Newton Abbot : David & Charles, (1988). Pp [1]-159,(1),+ 8 pp colour plates. Text Illustrations in black-and-white. 8vo, olive green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : Prelude: Old Boats – Hotel Boats. 1. Comet. 2. Barnes – And a Cargo. 3. Buckby Wharf. 4. Willow Wren. 5. Loading at Hawkesbury. 6. Boaters and Boating. 7. Life Afloat. 8. Past All the Old Places ... To Brentford. 9. 'Save Us Keep Going Up and Down.' 10. Not Going Back. Appendices. Very good in pri... View more info

Zeil & Stoom op de Schelde / Sail & Steam on the Scheldt 1851-1976

By: HARRINGTON, Roy (ed.).

Price: $95.00

Publisher: J.E. Buschmann, Antwerpen Antwerp, 1976,:

Seller ID: 82028


BEYLEN, Jules van, and Charles MERMANS. Zeil & Stoom op de Schelde / Voile & Vapeur sur l'Escaut / Segel & Dqmpf auf der Schelde / Sail & Steam on theScheldt 1851-1976. Antwerpen : J.E. Buschmann, 1976. Pp [1]-167,(1). Some leaves folding. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, grey cloth, gilt to front board and spine. Contents (English titles) : The waterfront. The canals or “vlieten.” The docks. Sail and steam. Life and work at the waterfront. Fishermen and fishing-boats. Regular service carft and river-barges. The Antwerp ferry. First yachts, races and clubs. First years of the “Yacht Club... View more info