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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

Gateway to the World : A Picture Story of the St. Lawrence Seaway; with photographs and water colors by Hans van der Aa

By: St. Lawrence Seaway RIPLEY, Donald M. "Bagman". VAN DER AA, Hans.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chomedy Publications, Montreal , 1959,:

Seller ID: 42432


(St. Lawrence Seaway). Gateway to the World : A Picture Story of the St. Lawrence Seaway; with photographs and water colors by Hans van der Aa. (Montreal: Chomedy Publications, 1959). Pp 1-184. Illustrated. Large 8vo, blue cloth. A photographic review of a contemporary wonder: the completion of the St. Lawrence Seaway. With descriptive text by Hydraulic Engineer (and Nova Scotia native) Donald M. Ripley. Contents include: the history of the St Laurence Waterway, the old St Laurence Canals (with pictures of shipping on the Lachine Canal, the Iroquois Canal, and Soulanges Canal), the development... View more info

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General Ignacy Pradzynski, 1792-1850. in blue dj.

By: BLOCH, Czeslaw PRADZYNSKI, Ignacy, General)

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Wydawnictwo Ministerstwa Obrony Narodowej, Warszawa, 1974,:

Seller ID: 61108


BLOCH, Czeslaw. General Ignacy Pradzynski, 1792-1850 . (Warszawa): Wydawnictwo Ministerstwa Obrony Narodowej, (1974). Pp. 672. Illustrated. 8vo, pale blue cloth with black gilt lettered title block to spine. A biography of one of the foremost Polish generals in the first half of the nineteenth century. Of nautical interest: Chapter 5: Przy Budowie Kanalu Augustowskiego (pp.160-194) ~"The Structure of the Augustow Canal," a fourteen-lock canal constructed under Pradzynski's auspices between 1824 and 1839. Text in Polish.One-inch split to head of front inner hinge, top and fore-edges lig... View more info

Georgian Bay Canal. An article in Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. 78, No. 3, March, 1969

By: MORGAN, Robert J. Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. 78, No.3 BRUEMMER, Fred McKECHNIE, N.D.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Royal Canadian Geographical Society, Ottawa, 1969,:

Seller ID: 88654


MORGAN, Robert J. "The Georgian Bay Canal.” An article in Canadian Geographical Journal, Volume LXXVIII, No. 3, March, 1969, pp 90-97. Ottawa : Royal Canadian Geographical Society, 1969. Pp [i]-[v],76-111,vi-x,(2) including covers. Illustrated. Maps. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated white stapled wrappers. Zimmerman, A Canal Bibliography p.138. Also includes N.D. McKechnie's “The Mineral Industry in British Columbia” (pp 76-89); Fred Bruemmer's “The Polar Bear” (pp 98-105); T. Ritchie's “A History of Windmills and Their Place in Canadian Life” (pp 106-109); Lyn Harrington's ... View more info

Golden Books of Ships and Boats.

By: CONGER, Marion

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Simon and Schuster, New York , 1954,:

Seller ID: 87134


CONGER, Marion. The Golden Books of Ships and Boats. Illustrated by Robert Doremus. New York : Simon and Schuster, (1954). Pp [1]-64. Illustrated. 4to, illustrated blue card covers. A Golden Play Book, P-15. Every kind of ship and boat from early days to the present. 64 pages all in color. Some of the features you'll find in this book : Warships of the Navy, Life on a Liner, The Coast Guard, Submarines, Motor Boating, How to Sail, Navigation Aids, Signal Flags, Sailor's Knots to Tie, Quizzes, Navigation Canals, Ports and Harbors, History of the Navy, Voyages of the Past. Naval Uniforms, Ship M... View more info

Golden Isthmus. First Edition in dustjacket

By: HOWARTH, David

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Collins, London, 1966,:

Seller ID: 24612


HOWARTH, David. The Golden Isthmus. London : Collins, 1966. First Edition. Pp 285 + 16 pp of plates. 8vo, yellow cloth. David Armine Howarth (b. July 28, 1912, London - d. July 2, 1991, Chichester, West Sussex) British naval officer, historian and author. Chapters : 1. The Spanish Explorers, 1502; 2. The Way Across, 1513; 3. The Elizabethans, 1572; 4. The Buccaneers, 1670;5. The Scottish Colony, 1698-1700; 6. The Lost Canal, 1799-1840; 7. The Ra ilroad, 1848-1855; 8. The French Canal, 1879-1888; 9. The Revolution; 10. The American Canal, 1904-1914; 11. The Republic, 1914-1966; 12. . With sourc... View more info

Golden Isthmus. UK (Readers Union) in dj.

By: HOWARTH, David

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Collins, 1967,:

Seller ID: 25484


HOWARTH, David. The Golden Isthmus. L.: Readers Union, Collins, 1967. Pp 285 + 8 pp of plates. 8vo, green cloth. Chapters : 1. The Spanish Explorers, 1502; 2. The Way Across, 1513; 3. The Elizabethans, 1572; 4. The Buccaneers, 1670; 5. The Scottish Colony, 1698-1700; 6. The Lost Canal, 1799-1840; 7. The Railroad, 1848-1855; 8. The French Canal, 1879-1888; 9. The Revolution; 10. The American Canal, 1904-1914; 11. The Republic, 1914-1966; 12. . With sources and index. Vg in dj. 18.00 View more info

Gondola, Gondolier. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: HOLME, Timothy

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Gentry Books, 1971,: 1971

Seller ID: 28403


HOLME, Timothy. Gondola, Gondolier. London : Gentry Books, (1971). First Printing. Pp (8),[ix]-xv,(3),[1]-166 + 6 leaves b&w plates. Map and a few drawings in the text. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Timothy Holme (b. November 1928, England - d. May 31, 1987, Italy). Looking back from a time when the internal combustion engine has made Venice's canals a loud, dangerous place, the author remembers a more elegant age: "The gondola is arch-feminine, with something of the great lady about her and something of the tart. The gondolier is her servant, ... View more info

Great Canal. The story of one of the greatest engineering feats of all time: The Great Manchester Ship Canal . First Edition in dustjacket

By: GRANT, Roderick

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Gordon & Cremonesi, London, 1978,:

Seller ID: 49817


GRANT, Roderick. The Great Canal [cover adds:] The story of one of the greatest engineering feats of all time: The Great Manchester Ship Canal. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, (1978). Pp 156 + [8] pp of plates. 8vo, brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "The booming trans-Atlantic cotton trade created the need to cut a canal that would carry Southern cotton directly from the Ocean to Manchester's textile mill door. The incentive of cheaper cotton goods thus gave rise to one of the greatest engineering feats ever undertaken, the building of the great Manchester Ship Canal. It cost $75,000,000, ... View more info

Great Lakes Reader. First Collier Books Edtion

By: HAVIGHURST, Walter, (ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Collier Books / Collier Macmillan Publishers, New York / London, 1978, ISBN:0020805403:

Seller ID: 105043


HAVIGHURST, Walter, (ed.). The Great Lakes Reader. New York : Collier Books/ London : Collier Macmillan Publishers, (1978). First Collier Books Editi on. Pp (12),xiii-xvii,(3),3-421,(1),+ 16 pp pllates. Map. 8vo, blue card covers, lettered in white. Contents : I. Voyageurs' tales: Nicolet's bold venture (by/ C.W. Butterfield); Mission on Lake Superior (by Claude Allouez); Marquette's last journey (by Claude Dablon); Voyage of the Griffin (by Louis Hennepin); The golden age of the canoe (by Henry Beston); To the Big Sea Water (by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft); By cross and anchor (by James K. Jamison... View more info

Harbors on Inland Lakes and Rivers, including New York State Inland Waters, the Great Lakes, Mississippi River and Adjacent Waters. 1952 Edition

By: Crusing Guide) Gulf Oil.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Gulf Oil Corporation, 1952,:

Seller ID: 110876


(Crusing Guide)). Harbors on Inland Lakes and Rivers, including New York State Inland Waters, the Great Lakes, Mississippi River and Adjacent Waters. 1952 Edition. Pittsburg : Gulf Oil Corporation / Gulf Refining Company, 1952. Pp (2),3-144,(6),+ folding map in rear pouch. Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, white comb-bound, illustrated card covers. Contents : Index of Harbors, Geographical Sequence; Index of Harbors, Alphabetical by Cities; Harbor Data : New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi; Additional Gulf Marine Dea... View more info

Helsinki Drift. First Edition.

By: SMITH, Douglas Burnett

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Beach Holme Publishing, Vancouver, 2002, ISBN:0888784295:

Seller ID: 46678


SMITH, Douglas Burnett. Helsinki Drift. Vancouver : Porcepic Books, an imprint of Beach Holme Publishing, (2002). First Edition. Pp. (10),3-81,(7). 8vo, blue art-illustrated cardcovers. Douglas Burnet Smith (b. 1949 in Winnipeg, Manitoba), long-time teacher at St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, Nova Scotia. "Actress Mae West once said 'I've been things and seen palces.' Poet Douglas Burnet Smith might well be able to lay claim to the same boast. In his latest collection of verse he takes the reader on a kaleidoscopic journey through Amsterdam's antique streets and canals, Tuscany... View more info

Historic Rideau Canal. An article in the Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol.35, No.6, December 1947

By: HARRINGTON, Lynn Canadian Geographic Journal 035:6 HARVEY, D.C. ROSENTHAL, Eric

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Canadian Geographical , 1947,:

Seller ID: 24923


HARRINGTON, Lynn. "Historic Rideau Canal." An article in the Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol.35, No.6, December 1947. Pp 278-291, with 26 illustrations. Double column. Zimmerman, A Canal Bibliography p.136. Also : D.C. Harvey's "Centenary of Responsible Government in Nova Scotia" (pp.275-277); Eric Rosenthal's "South Africa" (pp.248-274). Vg. For the issue. 20.00 View more info

History of Technology. Library of Science Edition 5 vol set in djs

By: SINGER, Charles, [et al.], (eds.) HADFIELD, Charles LETHBRIDGE, T.C. TAYLOR, E.G.R.

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, 1957,: 1957

Seller ID: 51373


SINGER, Charles, [et al.], (eds.). A History of Technology. Five Volume Set. Oxford University Press, 1957-1959. Library of Science Edition. Large 8vo, blue cloth. The sections of maritime interest are given below. Volume I. From Early Times to Fall of Ancient Empires. (October 1957). Pp 827, frontis. + plates 1-36. Illustrations, maps in text. Chapter 28 "Boats and Ships"' by Adrian Digby (pp.730-743). Volume II. The Mediterranean Civilizations and the Middle Ages c. 700 B.C. to c. A.D. 1500. (October 1957). Pp 802, frontis. + plates 37-80. Illustrations, maps in text. ... View more info

History of Technology. Volume 4. The Industrial Revolution c. 1750-c. 1850.First Edition in dustjacket.

By: SINGER, Charles, [et al.], (eds.) HADFIELD, Charles SKELTON, R.A. NASH, Gordon

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, New York and London, 1958,:

Seller ID: 109183


SINGER, Charles, [et al.], (eds.). A History of Technology. Volume IV. The Industrial Revolution c. 1750-c. 1850. New York and London : Oxford University Press, 1958. First Edition. Pp 6),[v]-xxxiii,(1),[1]-728, frontispiece + plates 1-48. Illustrations, maps in text. Large 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Of nautical interest: Chapter 19 "Ship-Building"' (pp.574-595) by Gordon Naish, with a special half-page section for the Lloyd's Register; Chapter 20 "Cartography" (pp.596-628) by R.A. Skelton with its Section V "Hydrography and Oceanography" (pp.615-620); Ch... View more info

History of Technology. Volume 5. The Late Nineteenth Century c. 1850-c. 1900. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: SINGER, Charles, [et al.], (eds.) ROBB, A.M. FRYER, D.H. SPRATT, H. Philip

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, 1958,:

Seller ID: 109184


SINGER, Charles, [et al.], (eds.). A History of Technology. Volume V. The Late Nineteenth Century c. 1850-c. 1900. New York and London : Oxford University Press, 1958. Pp (6),[v]-xxxviii,[1]-888, frontispiece + plates 1-44. Illustrations, maps in text. Large 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine.Of nautical interest: Chapter 16 "Ship-Building"' (pp.350-390) by A.M. Rob b; Chapter 19 "Cartography and Aids to Navigation" (pp.438-465) by D.H. Fryer; Chapter 7 "The Marine Steam-Engine" (pp.141-156) by H. Philip Spratt. Full Contents : PART I. PRIMARY PRODUCTION 1 GROWTH ... View more info

History of the Year 1894 with Especial Reference to Canadian Affairs.

By: Sault Ste. Marie Canal LONGLEY, J.W. THOMPSON, John

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Mail Printing Office, Toronto , 1894,:

Seller ID: 89931


(Sault Ste. Marie Canal). A History of the Year 1894 with Especial Reference to Canadian Affairs. Toronto : The Mail Printing Office, 1894. Pp (8,ads),[1]-210,(6,ads). Illustrated. Double Column. Large 8vo, black pressed cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Divided into sections : Canadian Affairs; Ontario Politics; Sir John A. Macdonald; The Sailt Ste. Marie Canal; Death of the Premier (Sir John Thompson); The Sports of 1894; Canadian Trade, Commerceand Finance; Newfoundland (pp 156-157); Fruit Growing in Annapolis Valley (by Hon. J.W. Longley, pp 159-162); Canadian Agriculture; The Legislative As... View more info

History of Tropical Medicine : Based on The Fitzpatrick Lectures Delivered before the Royal College of Physicians of London 1937-38. In Two Volumes. First Edition

By: SCOTT, H. Harold

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Williams & Wilkins Company, Baltimore, 1939,: 1939

Seller ID: 110214


SCOTT, H. Harold. A History of Tropical Medicine. In Two Volumes. Baltimore: A William Wood Book, The Williams & Wilkins Company, 1939. First Edition . Pp (4),v-xix,(1),1-648; ( 2),iii-iv,649-1165,(3),+ plates. Illustrated. Maps. Index. 8vo, maroon cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : Vol. I. 1. Navy and Mercantile Marine (pp 8-37). 2. The Army. 3. The Colonies, Protectorates and Dominions. 4. India and Australasia. 5. Malaria. 6. Blackwater Fever. 7. Yellow Fever. 8. Trypanosomiasis. 9. Leishmaniasis. 10. Leprosy.Vol. ... View more info

Hold on a Minute. 2d ed ex-lib in dj.

By: WILKINSON, Tim

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Allen & Unwin, 1970,:

Seller ID: 33490


WILKINSON, Tim. Hold on a Minute : [A Business Man and his Fashion Model Wife Live and Carry Cargo in a Pair of Boats on England's Canals]. L: George Allen & Unwin, (1970). Second Edition. Pp 187. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. This London couple have the good sense to hire, along with two barges, the young son of a bargeman who not only informs them of the techniques of navigation, but also of the history and culture of England's canals. Ex-library (adhesive remains, spine label, inkstamps), heavily rubbed and soiled in dj. 30.00 View more info

How Wall Street Created a Nation : J.P. Morgan, Teddy Roosevelt, and The Panama Canal. in dj.

By: ESPINO, Ovidio Diaz ROOSEVELT, Theodore)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: MJF Books, New York, 2001, ISBN:1567316158:

Seller ID: 86826


ESPINO, Ovidio Diaz. How Wall Street Created a Nation : J.P. Morgan, Teddy Roosevelt, and The Panama Canal . New York: MJF Books, (2001). Pp. (10),[xi]-xviii,(2),[1]254, + 14 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth spine with yellow paper covered boards. A survey of how a cadre of eminent Americans were able to gain control of former Colombian territory and establish sovereingty over the Panama Canal. Very good in dust jacket. 15.00 View more info