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Locks & Ships. card covers

By: CANALS) Soo Locks Boat Tours 1989 Vol 1)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Soo Locks Boat Tours, 1989,:

Seller ID: 64198


(Canals). Locks & Ships. Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.: Soo Locks Boat Tours, 1989. [Cover adds... Special Feature Articles: The Soo Locks; The St. LawrenceSeaway; The Panama Canal; Ships Listing; Soo History; Charts & Nautical Te rms]. Pp 96. Illustrated with b/w and/or colour photos and drawings to text. 8vo, illustrated card covers. Soo Locks Boat Tours 1989. Volume One November Shipwreck Edition. "This book was designed to answer the most frequently asked questions that our crews have received over the years. [...] This first volume has a special section on the major November shipwrecks."... View more info

Long Ships Passing : The Story of the Great Lakes. in dj.

By: HAVIGHURST, Walter COSGRAVE, John O'Hara, III. CHAMBERLIN, Jane.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Macmillan, 1975, ISBN:025491008:

Seller ID: 40139


HAVIGHURST, Walter. The Long Ships Passing : The Story of the Great Lakes. Illustrated by John O'Hara Cosgrave III and Jane Chamberlin. Revised and Expanded Edition. New York : Macmillan, (1975). Pp 360. 8vo, tan cloth. A history of the Great Lakes as a route for maritime trade from the Voyageurs tothe time of publication; illustrated with lovely atmospheric engravings. O wner's signature, else vg in price-clipped dj. 18.00 View more info

Low Bridge

By: WYLD, Lionel D.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Syracuse University Press, Syracuse, 1962,:

Seller ID: 52293


WYLD, Lionel D. Low Bridge! : Folklore and the Erie Canal . (Syracuse, NY):Syracuse University Press, 1962. Pp. 212 + 16 p. of plates. 8vo, pale gree n cloth. Toy 3601. A collection of folklore from the Erie Canal region. "Briefly traces the building and commercial life of the Canal, describes the lives of the canallers, the accounts of early tourists, and the body of legend and literature which have grown up over the past century and a half." - from Toy. Ex-library (stamp to front pastedown, card holder to rfep, numberto spine), rubbed, else vg. 12.00 View more info

Mahogany Tree : Its Botanical Characters, Qualities and Uses, with Practical Suggestions for Selecting and Cutting It in the Regions of Its Growth [...] the Supply of Fire Timber for Ship-Building and All Other Purposes

By: CHALONER & FLEMING, Mahogany and Timber Brokers

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Rockliff and Son / Effingham Wilson, Liverpool / London , 1851,:

Seller ID: 90461


(CHALONER & FLEMING, Mahogany and Timber Brokers). The Mahogany Tree : Its Botanical Characters, Qualities and Uses, with Practical Suggestions for Selecting and Cutting It in the Regions of Its Growth, in the West Indies andCentral America, with Notices of the Projected Interoceanic Communications of Panama, Nicaragua, and Tehuantepe, in Relation to Their Productions, an d the Supply of Fire Timber for Ship-Building and All Other Purposes; with a Map and Illustrations. And an Appendix, Containing the Documents Presented to the Lloyd's Committee of Registry, in Favour of the Use of Mahogany, f... View more info

Mapmakers' Legacy : Nineteenth Century Nova Scotia Through Maps. First Edition, Signed

By: DAWSON, Joan

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Nimbus Publishing Limited, Halifax, 2007, ISBN:9781551096070:

Seller ID: 112201


DAWSON, Joan. The Mapmakers' Legacy : Nineteenth Century Nova Scotia Through Maps. (Halifax, NS) : Nimbus Publishing Limited, (2007). First Printing. Pp. (6),1-152. Illustrated throughout in colour and b&w. Triple column. Oblong 8vo, illustrated cream card covers with black and white lettered blue and maroon title blocks to front cover and spine. Joan Dawson (b. 1932 London, England) teacher, geographer, and cartographic historian. The publisher's launch of this book was on June 28, 2007 at the Halifax Memorial Library."Following the path first charted by 'The Mapmaker's Eye', in which Joa... View more info

Memoirs of the Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture Containing Communications on Various Subjects in Husbandry and Rural Affairs. Volume 3.

By: Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture LORAIN, John PETERS, Richard

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Johnson and Warner / Lydia R. Bailey, Philadelphia, 1814,:

Seller ID: 100322


Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture. Memoirs of the PhiladelphiaSociety for Promoting Agriculture Containing Communications on Various Sub jects in Husbandry and Rural Affairs. Volume III. Philadelphia : "Publishedby Johnson and Warner", 1814. Printed by Lydia R. Bailey. Pp (8),[iii]-lxx vii,(1),[1]-440,[1]-120,(24), engraved frontispiece + 6 leaves of engraved plates. 8vo, full brown calf, gilt lettering to spine. The plates : Portrait of George Clymer (frontispiece); The Society's Medals (opp. xix); Wheat Drill (double-page between 36-37); Perspective Elevation of a Flax M... View more info

Merrickville, Jewel of the Rideau : A History and Guide. 1st edition

By: TURNER, Larry.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Petherwin Heritage, Ottawa, 1995, ISBN:0969938101:

Seller ID: 79425


TURNER, Larry. Merrickville, Jewel of the Rideau : A History and Guide. (Ottawa) : Petherwin Heritage, (1995). First Edition. Pp [1]-159,(1). Illustrated. Maps. Index. 8vo, illustrated white card covers, red, black and green lettering. “The Merricks were at the centre of an inland settlement little more than a rough clearing before the Rideau Canal opened in 1832. Built todefend a British empire in the north against an American destiny to the so uth, the canal quickly found the convenience and unity of trade and commerce. The canal became a corridor and a gateway to the hinterland. Most of t... View more info

Met de Anna Onder Zeil. in dj.

By: BUDDINGH', C., Otto DICKE, Sietzo DIJKHUIZEN en Jan van de KAM DICKE, Otto DIJKHUIZEN, Sietzo KAM, Jan van de

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Zeilsportpromotion bv Almere in samenwerking met de VARA, Eindhoven, 1980, ISBN:9064130035:

Seller ID: 63141


BUDDINGH', C., Otto DICKE, Sietzo DIJKHUIZEN en Jan van de KAM. Met de AnnaOnder Zeil . (Eindhoven): Zeilsportpromotion bv Almere in samenwerking met de VARA, (1980). Pp. 207. Illustrated. 4to, brown cloth with white letteri ng to front and spine. A pictorial account of a voyage along Dutch canals and coastline on board the Anna -- a converted barge. Text in Dutch. White leaching from verso dj onto rear board, else vg in chipped, closed-torn, dampstained (rear panel, hence the leaching) dj. 20.00 View more info

Met Zeil en Treil. in dj.

By: LOOMEIJER, Frits R

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Uitgeverij De Alk b.v., 1980,:

Seller ID: 40952


LOOMEIJER, Frits R. Met Zeil en Treil de tjalk in binnen- en buitenvaart. Alkmaar: Uitgeverij De Alk b.v., 1980. Pp 160. 4to, brown cloth. An illustrated examination of the Netherlands' traditional canal and coastwise trades. In Dutch. Vg in slightly rubbed dj. 60.00 View more info

Mexico, Its Peasants and Its Priests, or, Adventures and Historical Researches in Mexico and Its Silver Mines during parts of the years 1851-52-53-54 : with an Exposé of the Fabulous Character of the Story of the Conquest of Mexico by Cortez

By: WILSON, Robert Anderson

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Harper & Bros./ Sampson Low, New York / London, 1856,:

Seller ID: 111175


WILSON, Robert Anderson. Mexico, Its Peasants and Its Priests, or, Adventures and Historical Researches in Mexico and Its Silver Mines during parts ofthe years 1851-52-53-54 : with an Exposé of the Fabulous Character of the Story of the Conquest of Mexico by Cortez: With Engravings. New York : Harper & Bros./ London : Sampson Low, 1856. A New Edition. Pp (4),[i]-xiii, (1),[15]-418,(4),+ frontispiece. With many engravings in the text. 8vo, pressed purple cloth, glt lettering to spine. Smith, American Travellers Abroad (2nd ed,) W109. Chapters : 1. Arrival at Vera Cruz.—Its appearance from th... View more info

Miscellany 2

By: Ottawa Book Collectors) WETHEY, Harry D.W. JENKINS, William D. GESNER, Abraham)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ottawa Book Collectors, Ottawa, 1994,:

Seller ID: 24505


(Ottawa Book Collectors). Miscellany 2: Further Papers on Books and Book Collecting. Ottawa : 1994. Pp 149. Illustrated. 8vo, printed cream card covers. Includes two articles of nautical interest: Harry D.W. Wethey's "The Last Lifeboat: Myths and Mysteries of the Titanic" (pp.22-41) and William D. Jenkins' "The Literature of Canals and Inland Waterways" (pp.54-70). New. 20.00 View more info

Moselle : River and Canal from the Roman Empire to the European Economic Community

By: CERMAKIAN, Jean University of Toronto Department of Geography Research Publications 14)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1975, ISBN:0802033105:

Seller ID: 78805


CERMAKIAN, Jean. The Moselle : River and Canal from the Roman Empire to theEuropean Economic Community . Toronto: University of Toronto Press, (1975) . Pp. [i]-xiv,[1]-162. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated white and yellow card covers. University of Toronto Department of Geography Research Publications, number 14. Vg. 20.00 View more info

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My Holidays on Inland Waterways : 2000 Miles Cruising by Motor Boat and Pleasure Skiff on the Canals and Rivers of Great Britain. Third Edition

By: BONTHRON, P

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Thomas Murby, 1919,: 1919

Seller ID: 35645


BONTHRON, P. My Holidays on Inland Waterways : 2000 Miles Cruising by MotorBoat and Pleasure Skiff an the Canals and Rivers of Great Britain. L: Thom as Murby, (1919). Third Edition. Pp 186, frontis., fldg. map, 31 leaves plates. 8vo, red cloth. Toy 1137: "Chatty but straightforward accounts of a series of cruises on most of the extant navigable waterways of England, Scotland, and Wales. Based on articles which appeared in The Motorboat, The Motor, The Autocar, and The Lock to Lock Times. A complete itinerary, with mileage, is given on pp. xi-xvi." General guidelines and specific itinerarie... View more info

Navigable Waterways. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: ROLT, L.T.C. Industrial Archaeology Series, 1.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Longmans, London, 1971,:

Seller ID: 104305


ROLT, L.T.C. Navigable Waterways. (London) : Longmans, (1969). First Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xiii,(3),1-188,(2), + 12 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Volume 1 in the Industrial Archaeology Series. General Editor: L.T.C. Rolt. Rolt & Thynne, (eds.), L.T.C. Rolt.: A Bibliography 09. Lionel Thomas Caswall Rolt (usually abbreviated to Tom Rolt or L. T. C. Rolt) (b. February, 11 1910, Chester, England – d. May 9, 1974, Stanley Pontlarge, Gloucestershire). "This is the story of the growth of this first transport system and its engineers f... View more info

Navigation Canals : Rideau, Trent, Quebec, St. Peters / Canaux de navigation : Rideau, Trent, Québec, Saint-Pierre.

By: Canals - Canada

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Parks Canada, Ottawa, 1973,:

Seller ID: 81280


(Canals - Canada). Navigation Canals : Rideau, Trent, Quebec, St. Peters / Canaux de navigation : Rideau, Trent, Québec, Saint-Pierre. (Ottawa) : Parks Canada, (1973). Pp [1]-30; [1]-30. Illustrated. Maps. 4to, illustrated card covers, French flaps. Back to back bilingual texts (English and French).Not in Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana. Browned, else very good. 15.00 View more info

Nederlandsche Binnenschepen

By: CRONE, G.C.E

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Allert de Lange, 1944,:

Seller ID: 27831


CRONE, G.C.E. Nederlandsche Binnenschepen. Amsterdam: Allert de Lange, 1944. Pp 108. 20 pages of plates. Small 8vo, tan p.c.b. with black cl. sp. A delight even for non-Dutch readers, this slim volume traces the history of indigenous Dutch coastal vessels and small craft. Includes many engravings and photographs of models and artifacts from the collections of the maritime museums of Amsterdam and Rotterdam; some of which, given the wartime date of publication, may no longer exist. Small stain to bottom of front board, else vg. 29.00 View more info

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New and Complete System of Modern Geography; containing an Accurate Delineation of the World. in 2 vols

By: MACKENZIE, E.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: MacKenzie and Dent, 1817,:

Seller ID: 50449


MACKENZIE, E. A New and Complete System of Modern Geography; containing an Accurate Delineation of the World : as divided into Empires, Kingdoms, Republics, Colonies, &c., with their respective situations, extent, boundaries, climate, soil, agriculture, rivers, lakes, mountains, forests, botany, zoology, mineralogy, natural curiosities, &c., likewise The Civil and Political State of each Country; embracing the various subjects of population, manners and customs, language, literature, education, cities and towns, edifices, roads, canals, manufactures and commerce; Also, Religion, Government, La... View more info

New Navvies. in dj.

By: SQUIRES, Roger W

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Phillimore, 1983, ISBN:0850333644:

Seller ID: 38174


SQUIRES, Roger W. The New Navvies : A History of the Modern Waterways Restoration Movement. (Chichester, Sussex): Phillimore, (1983). Pp 180, [32] pp plates. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 3241. An account of the twentieth-century revival of interest in Britain's inland waterways, and of efforts to ensure their maintenance and continued use. With appendixes providing a chronology ofrelevant legislation, names and addresses of waterways clubs and societies , and a lengthy bibliography. Vg in dj. 48.00 View more info

New York State Finances and Canals : Speech of Hon. Samuel J. Tilden in theConstitutional Convention, on the 11th Sept., 1867.

By: TILDEN, Samuel Jones

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 1867,:

Seller ID: 88829


TILDEN, Samuel J. New York State Finances and Canals : Speech of Hon. Samuel J. Tilden in the Constitutional Convention, on the 11th Sept., 1867. N.pl.: n.pub., (1867). Pp [1]-38,(2). 8vo, printed wraps, stitched. The speech deals mainly with the Erie Canal. With tables showing Monthly Averages of Freights, per Bushel, by year for 1858-1859 and 1861-1866. Samuel Jones Tilden (February 9, 1814–August 4, 1886) was a political reformer, the 25th governor of the State of New York, and, running as a Democrat, was the loser in the controversial 1876 presidential election. As a fighter against corr... View more info

Niagara : Hinge of the Golden Arc. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: CAMPBELL, Marjorie Freeman

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1958,:

Seller ID: 23116


CAMPBELL, Marjorie Freeman. Niagara : Hinge of the Golden Arc. Toronto : The Ryerson Press, (1958). First Printing. Pp 356. Illustrated. 8vo, reddish-brown cloth. See especially chapter 23 on the Welland Canal "Ships Climb a Mountain." With bibliography and index. Very good in chipped dustjacket. 30.00 View more info