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Canals : A True Book

By: LANDAU, Elaine

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Children's Press, 2001,:

Seller ID: 43831


LANDAU, Elaine. Canals : A True Book. New York : Children's Press, (2001). Pp 47. 8vo, ill. card covers. An illustrated introduction to the world's canals for young readers. Vg. 6.00 View more info

Canals and Waterways.

By: WARE, Michael E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Shire Publications Ltd, Aylesbury, 1987, ISBN:0852638787:

Seller ID: 94149


WARE, Michael E. Canals and Waterways. (Aylesbury) : Shire Publications Ltd., (1987). First Edition. Pp [1]-88. Illustrated. Index. 8vo, illustrated card covers. In the History in Camera series. Contents : 1. Canal Mania. 2. The Canal and its Structures. 3. Operating and Maintenance. 4. The Boats. 5. The Cargoes. 6. The People. 7. Postscript. Very good. 15.00 View more info

Canals Book 1978

By: Canals - British

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Link House Holdings, Croyden, 1977,:

Seller ID: 80603


(Canals). The Canals Book 1978. Croyden : Link House Holdings, 1977. Pp 1-136. Illustrated. Maps. Oblong 8vo, illustrated card covers. “Pick your holiday cruise from more than 2000 miles of canals and rivers in England, Scotland and Wales!' - from the front cover. Tear to top spine, rubbed and some edgewear, a couple of loose leaves, else good to very good. 15.00 View more info

Canals in Cradle and Grave

By: MADER, Vinton Canadian Geographical Journal 039:4 KEENLEYSIDE, H.L. HOLBROOK, E.M.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: 1949,:

Seller ID: 24920


MADER, Vinton. "Canals in Cradle and Grave." An article on Nova Scotian canals in the Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol.39, No.4, October 1949. Pp 177-182, with 8 photos + map. Double column. Also : H.L. Keenleyside's "Recent Developments in the Canadian North" (pp.156-176, with 26 photos + map + cover [Arctic Bibliography 8487]); Harriet Geithmann's "The Bridge of the Giants" (pp.154-155, Ulster); E.M. Holbrook's "Oil from the Earth" (pp.134-153). Vg. For the issue. 18.00 View more info

Canals of Canada. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: LEGGET, Robert F. Canals of the World series.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Douglas, David & Charles, Vancouver and Newton Abbot, 1976, ISBN:0889140456:

Seller ID: 111288


LEGGET, Robert F. Canals of Canada. Vancouver and Newton Abbot : Douglas, David & Charles, (1976). First Printing. Pp. (4),[v]-ix,(1),1-261,(1), + 24 p. of black and white photos. 8vo, pebbled black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A volume in the Canals of the World series. "Canad's river and lake systems are vast, so that transportation and communication by water havebeen possible without the massive canal building that was needed in Europe , especially in Britain. Canada therefore is not crisscrossed wtih canals winding their way across level ground. Here is the story of how engineer... View more info

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Canals of Canada. National Historic Sites Service, Manuscript Report Number 64.

By: HEISLER, John P National Historic Sites Service, Manuscript Report Number 64.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, National and Historic Parks Branch, 1971,:

Seller ID: 39684


HEISLER, John P. The Canals of Canada. [Ottawa]: Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, National and Historic Parks Branch, 1971. Pp 426, 9 folding figures. 4to, printed card covers. See Toy 3427 for later edition. Not in Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana. National Historic Sites Service, Manuscript Report Number 64. Brief treatment of the St. Peters and Shubenacadie canals, and of the proposed work at Chignecto. Adhesive binding delaminating at front outer hinge, large circular stain to front cover affecting first three leaves, owner's signature, a few penned notes, very slightly rubb... View more info

Canals of Canada: under the jurisdiction of the Department of Railways and Canals : 1931

By: Canals]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: F. A. Acland, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, Ottawa, 1931,:

Seller ID: 64589


[Canals]. The Canals of Canada : under the jurisdiction of the Department of Railways and Canals : 1931. Ottawa; F. A. Acland, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, 1931. Pp. (1)-30, + 2 folding maps at rear. 8vo, printed stapled brown card covers. Faint creasing, else vg. 20.00 View more info

Canals of Canada: under the jurisdiction of the Department of Railways and Canals : 1934

By: Canals]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: J. O. Patenaude, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, Ottawa, 1934,:

Seller ID: 64590


[Canals]. The Canals of Canada : under the jurisdiction of the Department of Railways and Canals : 1934. Ottawa; J. O. Patenaude, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, 1934. Pp. (1)-34, + 2 folding plates at rear. 8vo, printed stapled brown card covers. Small abrasion to front cover, else vg. 20.00 View more info

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Canals of the West Midlands. 2nd Edition in dustjacket

By: HADFIELD, Charles

Price: $75.00

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

Seller ID: 48221


HADFIELD, Charles. The Canals of the West Midlands. Newton Abbot, Devon: David & Charles, 1969. Second UK Edition. Pp. 352. With sixteen plates and twenty text illustrations and maps. 8vo, navy cloth. Toy 3104. "Here is the history of many well known canals and river navigations including the Trent & Mersey, Macclesfield, Staffodshire & Worcestershire, Worcestershire & Birmingham. the waters that were later amalgamated into the Shropshire Union system, the tugboat canals of Shropshire with their inclined planes tocarry boats from one level to another and the great Birmingham area and the B... View more info

Canals Revived : The Story of the Waterway Restoration Movement.. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: SQUIRES, Roger W. HEAP, John, foreword.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Moonraker Press, Bradford-on-Avon, 1979,:

Seller ID: 38681


SQUIRES, Roger W. Canals Revived : The Story of the Waterway Restoration Movement. With a Foreword by John Heap. (Bradford-on-Avon) : Moonraker Press,(1979). First Edition. Pp (4),5-185,(1). With some b&w photos and maps in the text. 8vo, red cloth, silver leeettering to spine. Toy 3240. An illustrated chronicle of the efforts to restore Britain's inland waterways, from 1946 to the time of publication. "The revival of interest in the Inland Waterways is one of the most fascinating social adventures of our time. The re-kindling of public commitment to retain and restore the derelict waterwa... View more info

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Catalogue of World Ferry, Ship, and Canal Transportation Tokens and Passes. First Edition

By: SMITH, Kenneth E SMITH, Kirk S., comp. & ed.

Price: $140.00

Publisher: 1981,: 1981

Seller ID: 33941


SMITH, Kenneth E. and Kirk S. SMITH, (comps. & eds.). Catalogue of World Ferry, Ship, and Canal Transportation Tokens and Passes. Redondo Beach, California : The author, 1981. First Edition. Pp 202. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to front & spine. Surely a landmark in the field of nautical numismatics: an exhaustive, detailed, descriptive account of the world's ferry and canal tokens. Included among the exotica from Poland and Peru are the humble Dartmouth Ferry Commission tokens that wore through my pockets as a boy. Some blistering to front board, els... View more info

Century of Sail and Steam on the Niagara River

By: CUMBERLAND, Barlow

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Musson Book Company Limited, Toronto, 1913,:

Seller ID: 69396


CUMBERLAND, Barlow. A Century of Sail and Steam on the Niagara River . Toronto: The Musson Book Company Limited, (1913). Pp. [i]-xvi,[9]-198,(2), port. frontis., + 14 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, brown cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. A chronicle of sail and steam-powered merchant shipping on the Niagara River and in Lake Ontario in the nineteenth century, surveying the important shipping era where steam navigation surpassed sail as the primary driving force in powering shipping on the Lakes, and of the rise in influence of the Niagara Navigation Company as the dominant shippin... View more info

Coal Boats to Tidewater : The Story of the Delaware & Hudson Canal. First Edition

By: WAKEFIELD, Manville B CARMER, Carl, foreword

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Steingart Associates Inc., South Fallsburg, N.Y., 1965,:

Seller ID: 101583


WAKEFIELD, Manville B. Coal Boats to Tidewater : The Story of the Delaware & Hudson Canal. First Edition. Foreword by Carl Carmer. (South Fallsburg, N.Y.: Steingart Associates Inc., 1865). First Edition. Pp (6),vii-[xviii],1-206. Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, brown cloth, gilt lettering to front board andspine, map endpapers. Contents : Foreword [by] Carl Cramer. Prologue. 1. T he Beginnings. 2. The Lion and the Gravity. 3. The Canal, its Locks and Boats. 4. Lackawaxen Section. 5. Delaware and Lackawaxen Aqueducts. 6. Delaware Section. 7. Neversink Section. 8. Summit Level. 9. Ellenville Section. 10... View more info

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Confederation of the British North American Provinces

By: RAWLINGS, Thomas

Price: $900.00

Publisher: Sampson Low, 1865,: 1865

Seller ID: 11573


RAWLINGS, Thomas. The Confederation of the British North American Provinces; Their Past History and Future Prospects; including also British Columbia & Hudson's Bay Territory; with a Map, and Suggestions in Reference to the True and Only Practicable Route from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean. London : Sampson Low, Son, and Marston, 1865. First Edition. Pp (2),[iii]-xi,(1),[1]-244,+ 4 plates + large folding map: "A Statistical Map of the British North American Confederacy and United States including British Columbia and Hudson's Bay Territory Showing the True and Only Practicable Rout... View more info

Construction du canal Rideau. in dj.

By: PASSFIELD, Robert W Parks Canada.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Parks Canada, 1982,:

Seller ID: 32642


PASSFIELD, Robert W. Construction du canal Rideau: Histoire illustrée. (Ottawa): Parks Canada, (1982). Pp 184. 8vo, blue cloth. A lovely illustrated French-language history of the Rideau Canal. Vg in dj. 22.50 View more info

Crinan Canal : Puffers and Paddle Steamers. Second Printing

By: HUTTON, Guthrie

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Richard Stenlake, Ochiltree, Ayrshire, 1995,: 1995

Seller ID: 29827

ISBN: 1872074375


HUTTON, Guthrie. Crinan Canal : Puffers and Paddle Steamers. (Ochiltree, Ayrshire : Richard Stenlake Publishing, 1995). Second Printing. Pp 1-52. With 54 b&w photos as well as other illustrations in the text. Oblong 8vo (239 x 175 mm), photo-illustrated cardcovers, with white lettering to purple spine. A brief pictorial history of this Scottish canal, based on contemporary postcard views. The Crinan Canal between Crinan and Ardrishaig in Argyll and Bute in the west of Scotland is operated by Scottish Canals. The canal, which opened in 1801, takes its name from the village of C... View more info

Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 12, No. 05, March, 1960

By: Crowsnest

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Roger Duhamel, Ottawa , 1960,:

Seller ID: 92142


(Crowsnest). The Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 12, No. 5, March, 1960. (Ottawa : Roger Duhamel, 1960). Pp 1-28. Illustrated. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated green and white stapled wrappers. Contents : RCN News Review; 40 Years Ago; Farewell to the Jaunty; Officers and Men; Weddings and Births; New Air Trades Structure; Variable Depth Sonar; Here andThere in the RCN; Afloat and Ashore; Nuclear Submarines and NATO; The Well and Canal Story; Canada's First Satellite; The Navy Plays; Books for the Sailor; Lower Deck Promotions; Naval Lore Corner No. 81. Cover photo of a “... View more info

Cruising & Ocean Racing. UK no dj

By: MARTIN, E.G. et al IRVING, John UNDERHILL, Arthur WAITE, Brian

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Seeley Service, London , 1948,:

Seller ID: 93639


MARTIN, E.G., John IRVING, J.R. BARNETT, George CORDEROY, W. LYALL, J.B. KIRKPATRICK, J. MACLEAN-BUCKLEY, W. McC. MEEK, L. RICHARDSON, R. SOMERSET SirArthur UNDERHILL & Brian WAITE, &c., &c. Cruising & Ocean Racing. With ove r five hundred Illustrations. London : Seeley Service & Co Limited, (1948).Pp [1]-592, frontis + 62 plates. Index. 8vo, brown cloth spine, reddish br own cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine, top edge dyed dark brown, illustrated endpapers. Toy 4184. Vol.XV in The Lonsdale Library. Contents : Typesof Cruising Yachts; The Design of Cruising Yachts; Yacht Construction; Cru ... View more info

Cruising Guide to the Northeast's Inland Waterways : The Hudson River, New York State Canals, Lake Ontario, St. Lawrence Seaway, Lake Champlain. FirstPrinting in dustjacket

By: Marian, Thomas W. RUMSEY, W.J.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: International Marine, Camden, Maine, 1995, ISBN:0071590115:

Seller ID: 108166


Marian, Thomas W. and W. T. Rumsey. A Cruising Guide to the Northeast's Inland Waterways : The Hudson River, New York State Canals, Lake Ontario, St. Lawrence Seaway, Lake Champlain. Camden, Maine : International Marine, (1995). First Printing. Pp (8),1-431,(1). Illustrated. Maps. Index. Double Column. Large 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. "The Hudson River is the gateway to some of the finest cruising in North America. The enormouslypopular "circle trip" originates at Manhattan and follows the Hudson to th e Mohawk River and Erie Canal above Albany, thence to Buffalo a... View more info

De Lesseps of Suez : The Man and His Times. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: BEATTY, Charles DE LESSEPS, Ferdinand

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harper, New York, 1956,:

Seller ID: 16443


BEATTY, Charles. De Lesseps of Suez : The Man and His Times. New York : Harper & Brothers, (1956). Pp 334. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth spine, brown cloth boards. This is the US edition of the book published in England underthe title Ferdinand de Lesseps : A Biographical study. De Lesseps was the man who made the Suez Canal and inaugurated the Panama Canal project. Very good in dustjacket. 25.00 View more info