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De Schoonheid onzer Binnenschepen

By: DIJK, W.J.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Ploegsma, Amsterdam, 1963,:

Seller ID: 30462


DIJK, W.J. De Schoonheid onzer Binnenschepen. : Met tekeningen van de schrijver. Amsterdam : Uitgeverij Ploegsma, 1963. First Edition. Pp (8),9-141. Double column. Oblong 8vo, pale blue cloth. A Dutch text, accompanied by 65 or so wash drawings of sailing barges. "Dit boek wel zo ongeveer het laatste.zijn dat nog door een tijdgenoot kon worden getekend en geschreven. Mede daardoor is het van waarde en heeft het een volkomen eigen charme." - the dj. Chapters: 1. Het Friese binnenschip; 2. De eeuwige wind; 3. Beurtschepen; 4. De beurtman; 5. Gasten; 6. Tjalken; 7. Vissersboten; 8. Uiterl... View more info

Delaware and Hudson Canal : A History

By: LEROY, Edwin D.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Wayne County Historical Society, 1950,:

Seller ID: 74962


LEROY, Edwin D. The Delaware and Hudson Canal : A History . [N.pl.]: The Wayne County Historical Society, (1950). Pp. 1-95,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, bluecloth with gilt lettering to front and blank spine. Some spotting to front gutter, else vg. 30.00 View more info

Discovering Canals : A guide for the motorist.

By: METCALFE, Leon, and John VINCE.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Shire Publications, Tring, Herts., 1970,:

Seller ID: 91032


METCALFE, Leon, and John VINCE. Discovering Canals : A guide for the motorist. Tring, Herts.: Shire Publications, August 1970. Revised Edition. Pp [1]-48. Illustrated. Map. Small 8vo, illustrated white stapled card covers, lettered in red. Contents : Introduction; Canal features; The Kennet and AvonCanal; The Grand Union Canal; The Grand Union Canal (Norton to Kibworth); The Oxford Canal; The Stratford-on-Avon Canal; The Worcester and BirminghamCanal; The Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal; The Llangollen Canal; T he Shropshire Union Canal; The Trent and Mersey Canal; The Leeds and Liverpo... View more info

Discovering the C&O Canal and adjacent Potomac River. in dustjacket.

By: SABATKE, Mark D.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Schreiber Publishing Inc., Rockville, MD, 2003, ISBN:1887563679:

Seller ID: 100530


SABATKE, Mark D. Discovering the C&O Canal and adjacent Potomac River. (Rockville, MD: Schreiber Publishing Co., 2003). Pp. (8),9-[176]. Illustrated in colour. Map endpapers. 4to, green cloth spine with green paper covered boards, black titles to front and spine. "A beautiful photographic tour of the C&O (Chesapeake & Ohio) Canal, with mile-by-mile descriptions of the features, activities, landmarks for each section, and boat ramps for river access; Detailed information for hikers and bikers from Georgetown in DC to Cumberland in northwestern Maryland; Full coverage of all campsites along ... View more info

Ditch that Helped Build America. ill. stapled card covers.

By: ERIE CANAL)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 0,:

Seller ID: 57541


(ERIE CANAL). The Ditch that Helped Build America. (Syracuse, NY: WCNY-TV),[n. d.]. Pp [16] pp. Illustrated with drawings, diagrams, and photos to te xt. 4to, double column, magazine format, illustrated stapled card covers This book documents some of the significant highlights of the building of theErie Canal. It also tells of the making of a 16-minute movie about the can al that was a creatively successful partnership between WCNY-TV and severalinterested community groups. Covers rubbed, top left edge cavalierly marke d by small carnivore bites, ow vg. 15.00 View more info

Drifitng. 1st US, in dj

By: JONES, Stephen BROWN, Richard

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Macmillan, New York, 1971,:

Seller ID: 84816


JONES, Stephen. Drifitng : being the author's account of his Voyages in dooryards, alleys, bayous, millraces, swamps, sumps, rivers, creeks, canals, lakes, bays & open sewers about the Historical Lands of New Orleans, Valley of Swans, Cape May, Yorktown, Jamestown, Mystic, Noank, and Westerly, RhodeIsland. With Illustrations in Pen & Ink by Richard Brown, sometime bow oar . New York: The Macmillan Company, (1971). First Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xx,[1]-442,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, brown cloth. Morris & Howland p 75. Vg in lightly nicked, spine-sunned, unclipped dj. 16.00 View more info

E. G. Wakefield and the Beauharnois Canal

By: MANNING, Helen Taft Canadian Historical Review, 48:1, March, 1967) WAKEFIELD, E.G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Canadian Historical Review, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1967,:

Seller ID: 62876


MANNING, Helen Taft. "E. G. Wakefield and the Beauharnois Canal" . An article in The Canadian Historical Review, Vol. 48, No. 1, March, 1967, pp. 1-25. Toronto: Canadian Historical Society, University of Toronto Press, 1967. Pp. 100. 8vo, printed red card covers with white spine. Zimmerman, A Canal Bibliography p.138. Also includes: Hereward Senior's "Quebec and the Fenians", and James T. Watt's "Anti-Catholic Nativism in Canada: The Protestant Protective Association". Stamp to front, else vg. For the issue. 10.00 View more info

E. G. Wakefield and the Beauharnois Canal. An article in The Canadian Historical Review, Vol. 48, No. 1, March, 1967

By: MANNING, Helen Taft. WAKEFIELD, E.G. SENIOR, Hereward WATT, James T.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Canadian Historical Society, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1967,:

Seller ID: 91579


MANNING, Helen Taft. "E. G. Wakefield and the Beauharnois Canal." An article in The Canadian Historical Review, Vol. 48, No. 1, March, 1967, pp 1-25. (Toronto) : Canadian Historical Society, University of Toronto Press, 1967.Pp (2),1-100,i-ii. 8vo, printed red card covers with white spine. Zimmerma n, A Canal Bibliography p.138. Also includes : Hereward Senior's "Quebec and the Fenians" (pp 26-44); James T. Watt's "Anti-Catholic Nativism in Canada: The Protestant Protective Association" (pp 45-58). Very good. For the issue 15.00 View more info

Elements of Shipping. 2d ed pb.

By: BRANCH, Alan E.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Chapman and Hall, London , 1970,:

Seller ID: 33398


BRANCH, Alan E. Elements of Shipping. London : Chapman and Hall, (1970). Second Edition. Pp 195. 8vo, ill. card covers. Contents include: "The Ship", "Ship Design and Construction", "Ships and their Cargoes", "Manning of Vessels", "Customs House and Ships' Papers", "Maritime Canals", "Services Performed by Principal Shipping Organizations", "Passengers Fares and Freight Rates", "Liner Conferences", "Ship Operation", "Bills of Lading", "Cargoes", "The Shipping Company", "Charter Parties&#... View more info

Emigration : The Advantages of Emigration to Canada, being the substance ofTwo Letters, delivered at the Town-Hall, Colchester, and the Mechanics' In stitution, Ipswich.

By: CATERMOLE, William.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Coles Publishing Company, Toronto, 1970,:

Seller ID: 104774


CATERMOLE, William. Emigration : The Advantages of Emigration to Canada, being the substance of Two Letters, delivered at the Town-Hall, Colchester, and the Mechanics' Institution, Ipswich. (Toronto : Coles Publishing Company, 1970). Pp (2),[i]-x,[1]-208,(4). 8vo, orange card covers. A facsimile reprint of the original London : Simpkin and Marshall edition of 1831. Contents : 1. The Geographical Position of Canada - Its Climate, Soil, Production. 2. Description of the principal Towns, and various Improvements in York and the Home District. 3. Outline of the Canada Company, and the prospects ... View more info

Engineer's View of the Suez Canal

By: EDGERTON, Glen E., Maj. Gen. National Geographic, 111:1)

Price: $9.00

Publisher: National Geographic Society, Washington, 1957,:

Seller ID: 62077


EDGERTON, Glen E., Maj. Gen. "An Engineer's View of the Suez Canal" . An article in The National Geographic Magazine, volume 111, number 1, pp. 123-149. Washington, DC: The National Geographic Society, 1957. Pp. 149. Illustrated. Double column. 8vo, printed yellow and white wraps. Slightly cocked, else vg. 9.00 View more info

English Rivers and Canals. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: ATTERBURY, Paul

Price: $15.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company, New York and London, 1984, ISBN:0393018296:

Seller ID: 106634


ATTERBURY, Paul. English Rivers and Canals. New York and London : W.W. Norton & Company, (1984). First American Edition. Pp (4),[5]-152. Large 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. An introduction and eight chapters, (unnumbered in the text): 1. The West Country; 2. The South; 3. The Thames; 4. The Severn; 5. The Heart of England; 6. The East; 7. The North-East; 8. The North-West. With index.. Very good in dustjacket. 15.00 View more info

English Rivers and Canals. in dj

By: EYRE, Frank and Charles HADFIELD Britain in Pictures HADFIELD, Charles

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Collins, 1945,:

Seller ID: 16504


EYRE, Frank and Charles HADFIELD. English Rivers and Canals. With 8 plates in colour and 19 illustrations in black & white. L.: Collins, 1945. Pp 48. 8vo, printed boards. Toy 3067. In the Britain in Pictures series. Edges andspine ends worn, else vg in chipped dj. 25.00 View more info

Essays in Nineteenth Century Economic History : The Old Northwest. in dustjacket

By: KLINGAMAN,. David C. VEDDER, Richard K.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ohio University Press, Athens, 1975, ISBN:82140170X:

Seller ID: 108388


KLINGAMAN,. David C., and Richard K. VEDDER (eds.). Essays in Nineteenth Century Economic History : The Old Northwest. Athens : Ohio University Press,(1975). Pp (4),v-xiv,(2),3-356,(2). Index. 8vo, olive green cloth, gilt le ttering to spine. "In the 100 years between 1800 and 1900, the United States evolved into the most economicallu developed nation in the world. These essays focus on the factors and the institutions that played important rolesin this growth. The changes occurring before the Civil War in the East Cen tral states comprising the "Old Northwest" (Ohio, Indiana, Illi... View more info

Exploring England by Canal. in dj.

By: OWEN, David

Price: $30.00

Publisher: David & Charles, 1986, ISBN:0715387685:

Seller ID: 33807


OWEN, David. Exploring England by Canal. Newton Abbot: David & Charles, (1986). Pp 208. 16 pages of plates. 8vo, green cloth. Toy 3181. "After a look at the fascinating history of the canals, and the great engineering features, Dr Owen moves on to the practicalities of cruising, offering a host of helpful tips on operating locks, negotiating tunnels, the rules of the road,mooring and the respective merits of hiring or buying boats." -from the dj . With itineraries and cruising routes. Vg in rubbed dj. 30.00 View more info

Fishermen of Quiberon.

By: CHRISTIAN, T.M. Realites 257 BERGER, John

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Réalités, 1972,:

Seller ID: 23379


CHRISTIAN, T.M. "The Fisherman of Quiberon." An article on the fishery of this section of Britanny in Réalités, No.257, April 1972. Pp 64-71. Triple column. Also Bruce Allan's "The Windswept Shores of Belle Isle" [off the south coast of Brittany, pp.40-46]; Suzanne Patterson and's "The Inland Waterways: A View from the Bridge" [France, pp.32-39]. Vg. 5.00 View more info

Flower of Gloucester. 1st ed.

By: THURSTON, E. Temple DAKIN, W.R.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Williams and Norgate, 1911,:

Seller ID: 38770


THURSTON, E. Temple. The Flower of Gloucester. Illustrated by W.R. Dakin. L: Williams and Norgate, 1911. Pp 244, col. frontis., [5] leaves col. plates. 8vo, green cloth, t.e.g., gilt titles on spine, gilt dec. and title to front. Toy 1205. The first edition of a canal classic. A very civil meander through the English country, with impromptu philosophical ruminations en route. With charming colour plates and text illustrations by Dakin. A lovely book. Slightly rubbed, very slight shelfwear, occasional light foxing to initial leaves, gift inscription to ffep, else vg. 250.00 View more info

Forth and Clyde Canal. new.

By: DOWDS, T. J.

Price: $23.95

Publisher: Tuckwell Press, East Linton, East Lothian, Scotland, 2003, ISBN:1862322325:

Seller ID: 61292


DOWDS, T. J. The Forth and Clyde Canal : A History. (East Linton, East Lothian, Scotland): Tuckwell Press, (2003). Pp. 128 + 8 p. of plates. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. Contents: 1. Scotland in the Early Eighteenth Century ; 2. Promotion of the Canal ; 3. Edinburgh v. Glasgow ; 4. Obstacles to Construction ; 5. Administrative Problems ; 6. Financial Difficulties ; 7. Government Aid ; 8. The Canal in Operation ; 9. The Decline of the Canal ; 10. Revival. New. 23.95 View more info

Founding of the T'ang Dynasty : The Fall of Sui and Rise of T'ang : A Preliminary Survey. Octagon Edition

By: BINGHAM, Woodbridge

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Octagon Books, New York, 1970,:

Seller ID: 110521


BINGHAM, Woodbridge. The Founding of the T'ang Dynasty : The Fall of Sui and Rise of T'ang : A Preliminary Survey. New York : Octagon Books, 1970. Pp (8),vii-xiv,1-183,(1), frontispiece + 3 folding maps at rear. Index. 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. American Council of Learned Societies Studies in Chinese and Related Civilizations, Number 4. Copyright 1941by The American Council of Learned Societies. Reprinted 1970 by special arrangement with The American Council of Learned Societies. Contents : I. Introduction: Emperor Yang : The man and his times; Accession of Emperor Yang. II. Con... View more info

Freshwater : A History and a Narrative of the Great Lakes. Limited, Signededition

By: CUTHBERTSON, George A.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Macmillan Company of Canada Limited, Toronto, 1931,:

Seller ID: 35115


CUTHBERTSON, George A. Freshwater : A History and a Narrative of the Great Lakes. Written and Illustrated by George A. Cuthbertson. Toronto : Macmillan Company of Canada Limited, 1931. First Edition. Pp (18),3-315, colour frontispiece + 15 leaves of plates (8 in colour). Other illustrations in the text. 8vo, blue printed tan cloth. Rhodenizer p.653, Whiteman, A Bibliography of Macmillan of Canada Imprints 454, Fredriksen, Free Trade and Sailors’ Rights : A Bibliography of the War of 1812 C23, D272, E127. Not in Watters.Special edition for Canada Steamship Lines limited to 200 numbered and si... View more info