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Hundred Years A-Fellin' : Some Passages from the Timber Saga of the Ottawa in the Century in which the Gillies have been cutting in the Valley, 1842-1942

By: WHITTON, Charlotte

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Runge Press, Limited, Ottawa, 1943,:

Seller ID: 96867


[WHITTON, Charlotte]. A Hundred Years A-Fellin' : Some Passages from the Timber Saga of the Ottawa in the Century in which the Gillies have been cutting in the Valley, 1842-1942. (Ottawa : Printed for Gillies Brothers, Limited, Braeside, Ontario, by The Runge Press, Limited), n.d. [1943]. Pp (2),iii-xiv,(2),1-172,+ 3 plates + folding map. Illustrated. Endpaper Maps. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Watters p.747. A mid-life production of Charlotte Elizabeth Whitton, OC, CBE (b. Renfrew, Ont. March 8, 1896 – January 25, 1975) , Canadian feminist and mayor of Ottawa, ... View more info

India As It May Be; An Outline of a Proposed Government and Policy

By: CAMPBELL, George

Price: $425.00

Publisher: John Murray, London, 1853,:

Seller ID: 10864


CAMPBELL, George. India As It May Be; An Outline of a Proposed Government and Policy. London : John Murray, 1853. Pp (4),[iii]-xxv,(1),[1]-438,[1]-32(ads dated Jan.1853),+ 2 maps. 8vo, original maroon pressed cloth. The maps:"Sketch of a portion of the Plain of the Ganges" (opp p.128) and "Proposed Site of the Capital of India" (opp p.130). George Campbell (1824, Cupar, F ifeshire - d. February 18. 1892, Cairo), Indian colonial administrator and reformer; Scottish M.P. Chapters : 1. Home Government. Nature of question and main principle premised - Nature of present defects - Sh... View more info

Industrial Archaeology of Northern Ireland. in dj.

By: McCUTCHEON, W.A.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: HMSO, Department of the Environment for Northern Ireland, Belfast, 1980, ISBN:0337081549:

Seller ID: 72445


McCUTCHEON, W.A. The Industrial Archaeology of Northern Ireland . Belfast: HMSO, Department of he Environment for Northern Ireland, (1980). Pp. [i]-xlv,(3),[1]-395,(1), + 156 p. of plates and 4 more folding plates. Illustrated. Double column. 4to, blue-green cloth with silver device to front and silver lettering to spine. An extensive survey of industrial development throughout the history of Northern Ireland, focusing largely on the commercial activity in the region in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, as the Industrial Revolution began in earnest. Includes numerous nautical aspects, i... View more info

Inland Waterways of Belgium. in dj.

By: BENEST, E.E

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Imray, Laurie, Norie & Wilson, 1960,:

Seller ID: 35449


BENEST, E.E. Inland Waterways of Belgium. L: Imray, Laurie, Norie & Wilson, 1960. Pp 191, frontis., 4 pp plates. 8vo, black cloth. A practical cruising guide. Contents include: "Official Formalities for Entering the Inland Waterways"; "Navigational Notes"; "General Information"; "Some Through Routes"; "List of Rivers and Canals"; "Particulars of Rivers and Canals"; "Conversion Tables"; "Two Short Glossaries". Pencilling to rpep, adhesive marks to eps, else vg in dj. 40.00 View more info

Inland Waterways of Europe. First Edition in dustjacket

By: CALVERT, Roger

Price: $40.00

Publisher: George Allen & Unwin, London, 1963,:

Seller ID: 22487


CALVERT, Roger. Inland Waterways of Europe. Illustrated. London : George Allen & Unwin, (1963). First Printing. Pp 259. 8vo, aquamarine cloth. Toy 3292. Chapters : 1. The Rhine; 2. Rhine - Main - Danube - Ludwig's Canal; 3. The Danube; 4. France (I); 5. France (II); 6. Benelux; 7. Germany; 8. Russia; 9. Scandinavia; 10. Finland and the Baltic States; 11. Central Europe; 12. Southern Europe; 13. Conclusion. With appendices, bibliography and index.Very good in slightly chipped dustjacket. 40.00 View more info

International Law Discussions, 1903 : The United States Naval War Code of 1900. First Edition

By: United States Navy - Naval War College) United States Navy

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Government Printing Office / GPO, Washington, 1904,:

Seller ID: 33575


(United States Navy - Naval War College). International Law Discussions, 1903 : The United States Naval War Code of 1900. Appendices containing the United States War Code, 1900; Instructions for the Government of Armies of the United States in the Field, 1863; Hague Convention with Respect to the Laws and Customs of War on Land, 1899; Hague Convention for the Adaption to Maritime Warfare of the Principles of the Geneva Convention of August 22, 1864, 1899. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1904. First Edition. Pp (2),3-167,(3). 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front & spine, marbled edg... View more info

John By : Lieutenant Colonel, Royal Engineers 1779-1836. Builder of the Rideau Canal, Founder of Ottawa. inscribed/signed by author

By: LEGGET, Robert BY, John)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Historical Society of Ottawa, Ottawa, 1982, ISBN:0920969146:

Seller ID: 63964


LEGGET, Robert. John By : Lieutenant Colonel, Royal Engineers 1779-1836. Builder of the Rideau Canal, Founder of Ottawa. (Ottawa): Historical Society of Ottawa, May 1982. Printed by LeDroit - LeClerc. Pp (6),1-63,(1). Genealogical table. 8vo, stapled illustrated card covers. Robert Ferguson Legget (b. September 29, 1904, Liverpool, England - d. April 17, 1994, Ottawa, Ontario), the author of Rideau Waterway, Ottawa River Canals and Ottawa Waterway. Foreword by Judith N. Burns; Prologue; Part One; 1779-1826. Woolwich - Plymouth - Canada First service - Peninsula War - Waltham Abbey; Enfield - S... View more info

John By : Lieutenant Colonel, Royal Engineers 1779-1836. Builder of the Rideau Canal, Founder of Ottawa. inscribed/signed by author

By: LEGGET, Robert BY, John

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Historical Society of Ottawa, Ottawa, 1982, ISBN:0920969146:

Seller ID: 98464


LEGGET, Robert. John By : Lieutenant Colonel, Royal Engineers 1779-1836. Builder of the Rideau Canal, Founder of Ottawa. (Ottawa): Historical Society of Ottawa, May 1982. Printed by LeDroit - LeClerc. Pp (6),1-63,(1). Genealogical table. 8vo, stapled illustrated card covers. Robert Ferguson Legget (b. September 29, 1904, Liverpool, England - d. April 17, 1994, Ottawa, Ontario), the author of Rideau Waterway, Ottawa River Canals and Ottawa Waterway. Foreword by Judith N. Burns; Prologue; Part One; 1779-1826. Woolwich - Plymouth - Canada First service - Peninsula War - Waltham Abbey; Enfield - S... View more info

John Tregenoweth : His Mark; Rob Rat : A Story of Barge Life; The Old Miller and His Mill

By: PEARSE, Mark Guy TRESIDDER, Charles

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Charles H. Kelly, London, 0,:

Seller ID: 68962


PEARSE, Mark Guy. John Tregenoweth : His Mark; Rob Rat : A Story of Barge Life; The Old Miller and His Mill . Illustrated by Charles Tresidder. L.: Charles H. Kelly, [n.d.]. Thirty-Third Thousand. Pp. [1]-192, including frontis. Illustrated. 8vo, orange cloth with black decoration to front and spine, black lettering to front, gilt lettering to spine. The second story, Rob Rat, is a nautical yarn. Faint staining to front, all edges spotted, light edgewear, else vg. 50.00 View more info

Joseph Pennell's Pictures of the Panama Canal. 3rd ed.

By: PENNELL, Joseph PENNELL, Joseph

Price: $25.00

Publisher: J.B. Lippincott, 1912,:

Seller ID: 18620


PENNELL, Joseph. Joseph Pennell's Pictures of the Panama Canal : Reproductions of a Series of Lithographs made by him on the Isthmus of Panama, January - March, 1912, together with Impressions and Notes by the Artist. Phil./L.: J.B. Lippincott Co., 1912. Third Edition. Pp 128. Illustrated. Lg 8vo, brown cloth with illustrated paper label. Ex-library, else vg. 25.00 View more info

Josiah Wedgwood : His Personal History. First Edition

By: SMILES, Samuel WEDGWOOD, Josiah) DARWIN, Charles)

Price: $85.00

Publisher: John Murray, London, 1894,: 1894

Seller ID: 74473


SMILES, Samuel. Josiah Wedgwood, F.R.S. : His Personal History. London : John Murray, 1894. First Edition. Pp (2),[i]-xi,(1),[1]-304, + (32) of ads + portrait frontispiece. 8vo, maroon cloth with bevelled edges, gilt boards and gilt decoration to front, gilt lettering to front and spine. A biography of the eminent eighteenth century businessman and scientist, who was the grandfather of Charles Darwin. Josiah Wedgwood (b. July 12, 1730, Burslem, Staffordshire – d. January 3, 1795, Etruria, Staffordshire). Samuel Smiles (b. December 23, 1812, Haddington, East Lo... View more info

Kennet and Avon Canal. in dj.

By: CLEW, Kenneth R. HADFIELD, Charles (foreword)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: David & Charles, Newton Abbot, 1968,:

Seller ID: 52591


CLEW, Kenneth R. The Kennet and Avon Canal : An Illustrated History. With 30 plates and 20 text illustrations including maps ; and a foreword by Charles Hadfield. Newton Abbot: David & Charles, (1968). Pp. 206, frontis., +16 p. of plates. 8vo, pale green cloth. Toy 3030. "The Kennet & Avon Canal spans southern England from Bristol to the Thames at Reading. Opened in 1810 at a cost of a million pounds, its barges and narrow boats busily exchanged goods between London and the west, and provided the Avon Valley and the Vale of White Horse with coal from the Somerset mines." - from the dj.... View more info

Image for Kirkintilloch Shipbuilding. First Edition.

Kirkintilloch Shipbuilding. First Edition.

By: BOWMAN, A.I. Auld Kirk Museum Publications number 7

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Strathkelvin District Libraries & Museums, Glasgow, 1983, ISBN:0904966089: 1983

Seller ID: 97683

ISBN: 0904966089


BOWMAN, A.I. Kirkintilloch Shipbuilding. (Glasgow) : Strathkevlin District Libraries & Museums, 1983. First Edition. Pp. (2),3-83,(1). With 17 b&w photos as well as some other illustrations. 8vo (148 x 211 mm), photo-illustrated black & red card covers, with black spine with no lettering. A. Ian Bowman of Glasgow. Auld Kirk Museum Publications number 7. A short history of shipbuilding in the central Scottish transportation hub of Kirkintilloch: the "Canal Capital of Scotland". Industry on the Forth and Clyde Canal in Scotland. Background to... View more info

Know Your Waterways : Holidays on Inland Waterways.. in dj.

By: AICKMAN, Robert SCOTT, Peter, foreword.

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Coram Publishers, London, 1955,:

Seller ID: 28753


AICKMAN, Robert. Know Your Waterways : Holidays on Inland Waterways. Foreword by Peter Scott. London : Coram Publishers, (n.d.). [1955]. Pp 119. 8vo, red cloth. Toy 2980. A post-war introduction to small craft holidays on English waterways, describing routes, and giving information on boat hire, maps, accommodation, licences, tolls, locks, etc. Very good in bright, quaint dustjacket. 32.50 View more info

Last days of the Panama Canal. An article in Science Digest, Vol. 54, No. 1, July 1963

By: STANFORD, Neal.

Price: $6.50

Publisher: 1963,:

Seller ID: 85723


STANFORD, Neal. “Last days of the Panama Canal.” An article in Science Digest, Vol. 54, No. 1, July 1963, pp 29-31 (with illustration and map). New York : Popular Mechanics Company, 1963. Pp [1]-96. Illustrated. Double Column. 8vo, illustrated white stapled wrappers. “Although it is still one of themost profitable and efficiently run enterprises in the world, the interoce anic waterway is growing old, and its days are numbered.” Covers rubbed andbrowned, els e good. For the issue 6.50 View more info

Leaky Iron Boat. 2nd pr. card covers

By: MASSEY, Hart

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Stoddart, 1997,:

Seller ID: 61460


MASSEY, Hart. The Leaky Iron Boat : Nursing an Old Barge Through Holland, Belgium and France. Illustrations by Joe Weissmann. Tor.: Stoddart, (1997). Second Printing. Pp 228. 8vo, card covers. Vg. 15.00 View more info

Let Us Be Honest and Modest: Technology and Society in Canadian History. pb.

By: SINCLAIR, Bruce BALL, Norman R., ed. PETERSON, James O., ed.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, 1974,:

Seller ID: 37941


SINCLAIR, Bruce, Norman R. BALL, and James O. PETERSON, eds. Let Us Be Honest and Modest : Technology and Society in Canadian History. Toronto: OxfordUniversity Press, 1974. Pp 309. 8vo, card covers. An anthology of contempo rary sources from the 17th to the 20th centuries. Slightly rubbed, else vg.20.00 View more info

Leviathan of Wealth : The Sutherland Fortune in the Industrial Revolution.

By: RICHARDS, Eric. CHECKLAND, S.G.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Routledge & Kegan Paul, London, 1973, ISBN:0710074557:

Seller ID: 106227


RICHARDS, Eric. The Leviathan of Wealth : The Sutherland Fortune in the Industrial Revolution, foreword by Professor S.G. Checkland. London : Routledge & Kegan Paul, (1973). Pp. (6), vii-xx, (2), 3-315, (1) + (4) p. of plates. Illustrations, maps. 8vo, black cloth with gilt spine titles. "Early in the nineteenth century, the ducal family of Sutherland was the richest noblehouse in Britain. The Leviathan of Wealth is the story of how that remarka ble fortune was deployed in the age of the Industrial Revolution. Eric Richards points out that much of the Sutherland wealth was sunk into landed... View more info

Life of Theodore Roosevelt. US no dj

By: LEWIS, Wm. Draper TAFT, William Howard, intro. ROOSEVELT, Theodore

Price: $25.00

Publisher: United Publishers of the United States and Canada, 1919,:

Seller ID: 24879


LEWIS, Wm. Draper. The Life of Theodore Roosevelt. With an Introduction by William Howard Taft. Illustrated. N.pl.: United Publishers of the United States and Canada, 1919. Pp 544. 8vo, green cloth. Chapters of nautical interest : 8. Assistant Secretary of the Navy; 14. The Panama Canal; 17. What HeDid for the Navy. Rubbed, rear hinge cracked, else vg. 25.00 View more info

Light on the Seaway. 3rd Edition, Signed

By: WILLIAMSON, Ethel

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Cyril E. Williamson, St.Catherine's, 1973,:

Seller ID: 113018


WILLIAMSON, Ethel. A Light on the Seaway. (St.Catherine's, Ont. : Cyril E. Williamson, February 1973). Third Edition. Pp (13),1-123. [Paginated with odd numbers on the left]. Illustrated with maps and b&w photos in the text. 8vo, red cardcovers. On the Port Weller lighthouse, the four Welland Canals, &c. Rubbed, name, else vg. Signed and with an autograph letter signed by the author. 20.00 View more info