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Building Britain's Canals.

By: GLADWIN, David

Price: $12.00

Publisher: K.A.F. Brewin Books, Studley , 1990, ISBN:0947731407:

Seller ID: 91713


GLADWIN, David. Building Britain's Canals. Studley : K.A.F. Brewin Books, (June 1990). Second Printing. Pp (8),1-136. Illustrated. Index. Oblong small8vo, illustrated card covers. A pictorial book on the construction of Brit ain's canals, illustrated with 123 photographs and diagrams. Very good. 12.00 View more info

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Building of the Cape Cod Canal 1627-1914. no dj.

By: REID, William James

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Boston University, 1961,:

Seller ID: 31253


REID, William James. The Building of the Cape Cod Canal 1627-1914; based on a dissertation by William James Reid for the Boston University Graduate School. (S.l.): Privately Printed, 1961. Pp 131. Illustrated. 8vo, blue green cloth. An elegant history of efforts to build the canal, culminating in its opening to traffic in 1914. The book emphasizes the role played in its completion by the promoter August Belmont (grandson of Commodore Perry, builder of New York subways, great horseman and breeder of Man O' War); indeed the book was printed for Mrs. August Belmont, and has her card ("With th... View more info

Building the Rideau Canal : A Pictorial History.

By: PASSFIELD, Robert W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fitzhenry & Whiteside / Parks Canada, Don Mills, Ont., 1982, ISBN:155041738x:

Seller ID: 51558


PASSFIELD, Robert W. Building the Rideau Canal : A Pictorial History. (Don Mills, Ont.): "Published by Fitzhenry & Whiteside in association with ParksCanada", (1982). First Edition. Pp (5),6-184. Double column. Profusely ill ustrated. 8vo, blue card covers. "This is the story of building the Rideau Canal, and of Colonel John By, Royal Engineers: his triumph in the face of a forbidding landscape, the ravages of malaria, and a hostile government inLondon, and ultimately his official disgrace...This book marked the 150th anniversary of the Rideau's opening in May 1832. It is highlight... View more info

Building the Suez Canal. First Edition. ex-lib

By: BURCHELL, S.C. Horizon Caravel Book LESSEPS, Ferdinand de

Price: $12.00

Publisher: American Heritage, 1966,:

Seller ID: 18774


BURCHELL, S.C. Building the Suez Canal. N.Y.: American Heritage Publishing Co., 1966. First Edition. Pp 153. Illustrated. Lg 8vo, illustrated cloth. Ex-library, else vg. 12.00 View more info

By Gemini; or, Marshmallows in the Salad. First Edition in dustjacket

By: DAVISON, Ann

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Peter Davies, London, 1962,:

Seller ID: 106200


DAVISON, Ann. By Gemini; or, Marshmallows in the Salad. London : Peter Davies, (1962). First Edition. Pp (10),3-[239],(1) + 16-page central section ofb&w photos. Map in text. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 1324, Morris & Howland p.41. Published in the United States in the same year under the title In the Wak e of the Gemini. Includes Canada. 31 photos including: "Gemini and author at the lift lock at Peterborough"; "The Marine Railway at Swift Rapids, Trent Canal, Ontario"; "Fishing boat beached at Meldrum Bay, Manitoulin Island,Ontario"; "Gemini waiting to go down in the Kir... View more info

C & O Canal : An Illustrated History. beige ill. card covers, signed by both author and illustrator

By: HAHN, Thomas F. (text by) SUTTENFIELD-ABAHIRE, Diana

Price: $35.00

Publisher: American Canal and Transportation Center., 1981,:

Seller ID: 54266


HAHN, Thomas F., (text by). The C & O Canal : An Illustrated History. Drawings by Diana Suttenfield-Abshire. Shepherdstown, W. Va.: American Canal andTransportation Center, 1981. Pp 84. Illustrated with numerous drawings to text. 4to, beige illustrated card covers. The Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company was formed in 1828: "to provide navigation by means of a manmade canalfrom the Potomac river near Washington to the Ohio river at Pittsburgh, Pe nnsylvania..." -from text. Slight soiling to covers, head of spine bumped, ow vg. Signed by Hahn and Suttenfield-Abshire. 35.00 View more info

Calumet Beginnings : Ancient Shorelines and Settlements at the South End ofLake Michigan. Fourth Printing in dustjacket

By: SCHOON, Kenneth J.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Indiana University Press, Bloomington & Indianapolis, 2005, ISBN:025334218x:

Seller ID: 114675


SCHOON, Kenneth J. Calumet Beginnings : Ancient Shorelines and Settlements at the South End of Lake Michigan. Bloomington & Indianapolis : Indiana University Press, (2005). Fourth Printing. Pp (6),vii-x,(2), 3-247,(5). Illustrated. Maps. Large 8vo, yellow cloth spine, metallic blue lettering to spine, mustard yellow paper-covered boards. "The landscape of the Calumet, an area that sits astride the IndianaIllinois state line at the southern end ofLake Michigan was shaped by the glaciers that withdrew toward the end of t he last ice ageabout 45,000 years ago. In the years since, many natural... View more info

Canada 1930 : A Handbook of Present Conditions and Recent Progress in the Dominion

By: Canada - Handbook) MALCOLM, James

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Dominion Bureau of Statistics, Ottawa, 1930,:

Seller ID: 100163


(Canada - Handbook). Canada 1930 : A Handbook of Present Conditions and Recent Progress in the Dominion. Published by authority of the Hon. James Malcolm, M.P., Minister of Trade and Commerce. Ottawa : Dominion Bureau of Statistics, (1930). Pp (4),v-vii,(1),1-181,(3). Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, grey card covers, printed in black and green, blank spine. Contents : 1. Outline of Political History - Confederation - The Expansion of Canada; 2. Area - Natural Resources - Climate; 3. The Constitution and Government of Canada - Public Finances, Dominion, Provincial and Municipal; 4. Population - General... View more info

Canada Year Book 1914

By: Canada - Dominion Bureau of Statistics)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: J. de L. Tache, Ottawa, 1915,:

Seller ID: 110742


(Canada - Dominion Bureau of Statistics). The Canada Year Book 1914. Ottawa: J. de L. Tache, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, 1915. Pp ( 2),[iii]-xvi,[1]-698,+ coloured folding map + 8 plates. Text maps and illustrations. Index. 8vo, blue cloth with pressed borders, gilt lettering to front and spine. Of nautical interest: Part VI - Producton : Fisheries (pp 230-236); Part VIII - Transportation and Communication : Canals (pp 492-500);Shpping (pp 500-512). Edgeworn, else very good. 50.00 View more info

Canada's First Railway : The Champlain and St. Lawrence. in dj.

By: MIKA, Nick and Helma

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Mika, Belleville, ON, 1985, ISBN:0919303986:

Seller ID: 40551


MIKA, Nick and Helma. Canada's First Railway : The Champlain and St. Lawrence. Belleville, Ont. : Mika Pub. Co., 1985. Pp. (4),5-64. Illustrated. Square 8vo, red cloth. Nick Mika (b. Nicholas Mika-Wladimirnk, Nicholas 1912, in the Ukraine - d. 1997). Helma Rosa Kate Mika. Contents: A Colourful Beginning; Canals or Railroads?; The Proposal for a Railroad; Montreal in 1832; The First Stockholders' Meeting; The First Locomotive of the Champlain and St. Lawrence Railroad; The Opening of the Champlain and St. Lawrence Railroad; Operation of the Champlain and St. Lawrence Railroad; Recollections. Vg... View more info

Canadian Canals: Their History and Cost With an Inquiry into the Policy Necessary to Advance the Well-being of the Province

By: KINGSFORD, William.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Rollo & Adam, Toronto, 1865,:

Seller ID: 1237


KINGSFORD, William. The Canadian Canals: Their History and Cost, With an Inquiry into the Policy Necessary to Advance the Well-being of the Province. Toronto: Rollo & Adam, 1865. Pp. [i]-iv,[1]-191,(1). 8vo, original green pressed cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A volume on the construction, maintenance, and cost effectiveness of canals in pre-Confederation Canada, with specific interest paid to the significance of the Erie Canal in opening up Upper Canada to water-bound business. Also includes cost figures on othercanals in the Ontario region and the northern United States. Rear inner hi ... View more info

Canadian Historical Review. Volume 54, No. 3, September 1973

By: CROSS, Michael (ed.). WHITELEY, William H. COOK, James, Capt. RAUDZENS, George K.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Toronto , 1973,:

Seller ID: 88766


CROSS, Michael (ed.). The Canadian Historical Review. Volume LIV, No. 3, September 1973. Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 1973. Pp (2),[245]-368,(2). 8vo, white card covers, printed in red and black. Contents : 1. "James Cook and the British Policy in the Newfoundland Fisheries, 1763-7” (by William H. Whiteley, pp 245-272). 2. “The Military Impact on Canadian Canals,1815-25” (by George K. Raudzens, pp 273-286). 3. “Federal Government Grant s to Canadian Universities, 1951-66” (by David A.A. Stager). Plus book reviews and regular features. Very good. For the issue 18.00 View more info

Canadian Parliament : Biographical Sketches and Photo-engravures of the Senators and Members of the House of Commons of Canada

By: Canada - Canadian Parliament

Price: $160.00

Publisher: Perrault Printing Co., Montreal , 1906,:

Seller ID: 103686


Canada - Canadian Parliament. The Canadian Parliament : Biographical Sketches and Photo-engravures of the Senators and Members of the House of Commonsof Canada. Being the Tenth Parliament, Elected November 3, 1904. Montreal : The Perrault Printing Co., 1906. Pp. (8),[9]-255,(1, errata). Tall 8vo, wine cloth with bevelled edges, gilt lettering and decoration to front, plain spine. Full of photos and short biographies. Prime Minister Sir Wilfrid Laurier, Sir Frederick W. Borden (Minister of Militia) from Nova Scotia; W.S. Fielding (Minister of Finance) from Nova Scotia; H.R. Emmerson (Minister o... View more info

Canal and River Transport.

By: GUNSTON, Bill. Fact Finders Series. EASTLAND, Dick. ESCOTT, Dan.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Macmillan Education Limited, Morristown, N.J., 1978, ISBN:0382063635:

Seller ID: 58500


GUNSTON, Bill. Canal and River Transport. Illustrated by Dick Eastland, DanEscott, John Fraser, Eric Jewell, Angus McBride. Designed by Faulkner/Mark s Partnership. (Morristown, N.J.): Macmillan Education Limited, (1978). Pp 23. Illustrated with numerous colour photos and drawings to text. Square 8vo, illustrated paper covered boards. No. 20 in the Fact Finders Series, a children's educational series. From Egypt to the St Lawrence Seaway, it is filled with lots of facts on canals. Did you know that bargees (people who work on a barge) may well have to "leg" the barge through a tunnel! ... View more info

Canal Architecture in Britain : An introduction to the fascinating buildings and structures of our waterways

By: PRATT, Frances

Price: $12.50

Publisher: British Waterways Board, 0, ISBN:0903218135:

Seller ID: 100345


PRATT, Frances. Canal Architecture in Britain : An introduction to the fascinating buildings and structures of our waterways. N.pl.: (British Waterways Board), n.d. [mid-1970s]. Pp (2),3-39,(1). Illustrated. 4to, illustrated olive brown stapled card covers. Contents : The Canal Builders; First Principles; The Second Phase; Iron and the Victorian Industrial Age; The WorkingEnvironment; From Construction to Conservation; Resurrection. Unevenly sun ned, rubbed, else very good. 12.50 View more info

Canal Lock Design and Construction : The Rideau Canal Experience, 1826-1982. Microfiche Report Series 57.

By: PASSFIELD, Robert W.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Parks Canada, Ottawa, 1983,:

Seller ID: 96034


PASSFIELD, Robert W. Canal Lock Design and Construction : The Rideau Canal Experience, 1826-1982. Microfiche Report Series 57. [Ottawa] : Parks Canada, (1983). Pp (2),[i]-viii,1-482,(2). Illustrated. 4to, black comb-bound, orange card covers. Contents : I. The 20 by 108 foot Gunboat Lock. II. The Proposed 50 by 150 foot Steamboat Lock. III. The Approved 33 by 134 foot River Steamboat Lock. IV. Lock Operating Mechanisms. V. The Lock Gates: Design Evolution. ` Very good. Signed with inscription by the author. 200.00 View more info

Canal Ports : The Urban Achievement of the Canal Age. in dj

By: PORTEOUS, J. Douglas

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Academic Press, London, 1977,:

Seller ID: 51468


PORTEOUS, J. Douglas. Canal Ports : The Urban Achievement of the Canal Age.London : Academic Press, (1977). Pp 249. Illustrated with photos and maps to text. 8vo, green cloth. "Canal Ports examines the role of canal companies in the growth of new towns, especially ports at the tideway terminals of major canals. Professor Porteous devotes separate chapters to Runcorn, Stourport, Ellesmere Port and Goole..." -from the dust jacket. Cocked, slight wear to edges, bookplate to front free paste-down, ow vg in spine faded, nicked, slightly dampstained dj. 75.00 View more info

Canal Regulations governing the Use and Management of the Department of Transport Navigation Canals : St. Peters, Canso, St. Ours, Chambly, Ste. Anne,Carillon, Grenville, Rideau, Murray, Trent. Established by Order in Counci l P.C. 1960-664

By: Canals - Canada Department of Transportation]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Roger Duhamel, Queen's Printer, Ottawa, 1960,:

Seller ID: 66599


[Canals - Canada Department of Transportation]. Canal Regulations governingthe Use and Management of the Department of Transport Navigation Canals : St. Peters, Canso, St. Ours, Chambly, Ste. Anne, Carillon, Grenville, Rideau, Murray, Trent. Established by Order in Council P.C. 1960-664 of May 12, 1960. Ottawa: Roger Duhamel, Queen's Printer, 1960. Pp. (1)-26,[2]. 8vo, printed stapled grey card covers. Vg. 20.00 View more info

Canal Rideau : Defense, Transport, Recreation

By: TULLOCK, Judith Histoire et archeologie, 50)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Direction des lieux et des parcs historiques nationaux, Parcs Canada, Environnnement Canada, Hull, QC, 1981,:

Seller ID: 73067


TULLOCK, Judith. Le Canal Rideau : Défense, Transport, Récréation . (Hull, QC): Direction des lieux et des parcs historiques nationaux, Parcs Canada, Environnnement Canada, 1981. Pp. [1]-259,(1). Illustrated. 4to, illustratedorange card covers. Histoire et archéologie, numero 50. Text in French. Ed geworn, faint cover creasing, else vg. 30.00 View more info

Canal Systems of Canada. An article in Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. LXI, No. 5, November, 1960

By: Van ALLEN, W.H. Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. 61, No. 5 GRIMSHAW, John STUCHEN, Philip

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Royal Canadian Geographical Society, Ottawa, 1960,:

Seller ID: 88627


Van ALLEN, W.H. "Canal Systems of Canada." An article in Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. LXI, No. 5, November, 1960, pp 152-169. Ottawa : Royal Canadian Geographical Society, 1960. Pp [i]-[iv],[151]-189,v-xi,(2) includingcovers. Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. 4to, illustrated purple-trimmed stapled wrappers. Also includes John Grimshaw's “Edgeley – A Pioneer Village Reconstructed” (pp 170-173); Philip Stuchen's “Ghana – Colony to Republic” (pp 176-189). Cover photo of Ste-Adèle-en-haut in the Province of Quebec.Rubbed, else very good. For the issue 25.00 View more info