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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

Nicholson's Guides to the Waterways : South East. First Edition in dustjacket

By: Canals- United Kingdom] DARWIN, Anthony (ed.) ATTERBURY, Paul (ed.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: British Waterways Board, London, 1972,:

Seller ID: 40944


[Canals- United Kingdom]. Nicholson's Guides to the Waterways : South East.Edited by Paul Atterbury and Anthony Darwin. London : British Waterways Bo ard, [ca. 1972]. Pp 160. 8vo, red cloth. Toy 3173(1). An informative and very well-designed guide, especially interesting for its cruising directions to the canals of London. Very good in very slightly rubbed dustjacket. 25.00 View more info

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Not Knowing: Memories Inspired by My Mother's Letters. First Edition, Signed.

By: KOEHOORN, Tena

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Advocate Printing and Publishing Limited, Pictou, NS, 2002,: 2002

Seller ID: 59213


KOEHOORN, Tena. Not Knowing : Memories Inspired by My Mother's Letters. [Lyons Brook, NS] : The Author, (2002). First Edition. "Printied by Advocate Printing & Publishing Limited, Pictou, Nova Scotia". Pp. [1]-142,(2). With 34 b&w photos as well as other illustrations in the text. 8vo (138 x 216 mm), photo-illustrated red cardcovers, with white lettering to spine. Trijntje (Tena) Koehoorn, née Rienks (b. April 18, 1926, Sint Annaparochie, The Netherlands - d. October 15th, 2014, Pictou, Nova Scotia) was living in Lyons Brook at the time of publication. A... View more info

Notes on the Dismal Swamp Canal : Arranged on the occasion of the Fall Meeting of the Steamship Historical Society of America at the Mariners' Museum,Newport News, Virginia, October 29, 1949

By: BROWN, Alexander Crosby American Neptune Tiller

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Steamship Historical Society of America, Newport News, VA, 1949,:

Seller ID: 76923


BROWN, Alexander Crosby. Notes on the Dismal Swamp Canal : Arranged on the occasion of the Fall Meeting of the Steamship Historical Society of Americaat the Mariners' Museum, Newport News, Virginia, October 29, 1949. Newport News, VA: Steamship Historical Society of America, 1949. Pp. leaves [1]-4. 4to, stapled typescript. Notes extracted from articles in The American Nep tune and The Tiller. "The Dismal Swamp Ship Canal connecting Chesapeake Bayand Albemarle Sound is undoubtedly the oldest surviving artificial waterwa y ion the United States. Although today it is merely one link in the ch... View more info

Ocean and Inland Water Transportation. First Edition.

By: JOHNSON, Emory R.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company, New York, 1920,:

Seller ID: 109988


JOHNSON, Emory R. Ocean and Inland Water Transportation. New York : D. Appleton and Company, 1920. Pp (6),vii-xxii,(2),3-395,(3) + 3 folding specimen documents (opp. p.72, 108) + folding map (opp. p.50). Some tables, diagramsand b&w photos, map in the text. 8vo, maroon cloth, blindstamped lettering to front, gilt lettering to spine. "The discussion of transportation by wa ter naturally divides itself into two parts, transportation upon the ocean and upon inland waterways. Ocean transportation exceeds the traffic of inland waterways in volume and importance, and, for economic and political ... View more info

Ocean, Atmosphere and Life : Being the Second Volume of a Descriptive History of the Life of the Globe. First American Edition

By: RECLUS, Elisee

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers, New York, 1873,: 1873

Seller ID: 104943


RECLUS, Élisée. The Ocean, Atmosphere and Life : Being the Second Volume of a Descriptive History of the Life of the Globe. Illustrated by Two Hundred and Fifty Maps or Figures, and Twenty-Seven Page Maps Printed in Colors. New York : Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1873. First American Edition. Pp (4),[7]-534,(2, publisher's ads),(2). 8vo (158 x 238 mm), brown cloth with bevelled edges, with gilt lettering to spine, gilt globe on front board. Jacques Élisée Reclus (b. March 15, 1830, Sainte-Foy-la-Grande, France - d. July 4, 1905, Torhout, Belgium) Contents : ... View more info

Ohio River. card covers.

By: WRIGHT, Alice

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Pettit-Seevers Printing, 1964,:

Seller ID: 31058


WRIGHT, Alice. The Ohio River. Marietta, Ohio: Pettit-Seevers Printing, 1964. Third Printing. Pp 40. Small 8vo, ill. blue stapled card covers. A brief, anecdotal history of the American river and its traffic. Vg. 8.00 View more info

On the Water : Discovering America in a Rowboat. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: STONE, Nathaniel. STONE, Elizabeth.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Broadway Books, New York, 2002, ISBN:0767908414:

Seller ID: 51932


STONE, Nathaniel. On the Water : Discovering America in a Rowboat ; illustrations by Elizabeth Stone. New York: Broadway Books, (2002). First Printing. Pp. (8),ix-x,(2),3-323,(3). 8vo, white paper covered boards with blue cloth spine. "Few people have ever considered the eastern United States to be an island, but when the author began tracing waterways in his new atlas at the age of ten, he discovered that if pone had a boat it was possible to use a combination of waterways to travel up the Hudson River, west across thebarge canals and the Great Lakes, down the Mississippi River to the Gul... View more info

Ottawa River Canals and Portage Railways. signed

By: LEGGET, Robert F. Transactions of the Newcomen Society, Vol. 40

Price: $20.00

Publisher: 1968,: 1968

Seller ID: 105545


LEGGET, Robert F. The Ottawa River Canals and Portage Railways. Excerpt Transactions of the Newcomen Society, Vol. XL, 1967-68. Pp 61-73,(1) + one plate. Maps. 8vo, pale blue stapled cardcovers, lettered in black. Robert Ferguson Legget (b. September 29, 1904, Liverpool, England - d. April 17, 1994, Ottawa, Ontario). Contents : The Ottawa River; Military Route - Montreal to Kingston; The Lock at Ste. Anne's; The Ottawa River Canals; Traffic on the Ottawa River; The Carillon and Grenville Railway; Navigation of the Upper Ottawa; View more info

Ottawa River Canals and the Defence of British North America. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: LEGGET, Robert

Price: $35.00

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Toronto , 1988, ISBN:0802057942: 1988

Seller ID: 31750

ISBN: 0802057942


LEGGET, Robert. Ottawa River Canals and the Defence of British North America. Toronto : University of Toronto Press, (1988). First Edition. Pp (12),[1]-308. Illustrations, tables, maps in the text. 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. Robert Ferguson Legget (b. September 29, 1904, Liverpool, England - d. April 17, 1994, Ottawa, Ontario). From the author of Rideau Waterway, an examination of the canals constructed by the Royal Staff Corps of the British army between Kingston and Montreal in the years following the War of 1812. The book traces the subseque... View more info

Ottawa Waterway : Gateway to a Continent. First Edition in dustjacket

By: LEGGET, Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University of Toronto, Toronto and Buffalo, 1975,:

Seller ID: 67467


LEGGET, Robert. Ottawa Waterway : Gateway to a Continent. Toronto and Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, (1975). First Edition. Pp (9),x-xi, (3),[3]-291, (1). Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, navy cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Robert Ferguson Legget (b. September 29, 1904, Liverpool, England - d. April17, 1994, Ottawa, Ontario). "The mighty river that flows through the capit al of Canada was called the 'Grand River of the North' by the first French explorers, before they even knew of the existence of the Great Lakes which are part of the St Lawrence waterway today. The Ottawa is still a great... View more info

Ottawa Waterway : Gateway to a Continent. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed

By: LEGGET, Robert

Price: $45.00

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Toronto and Buffalo, 1975,:

Seller ID: 14926


LEGGET, Robert. Ottawa Waterway : Gateway to a Continent. Toronto and Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, (1975). First Edition. Pp (9),x-xi, (3),[3]-291, (1). Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, navy cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Robert Ferguson Legget (b. September 29, 1904, Liverpool, England - d. April17, 1994, Ottawa, Ontario). "The mighty river that flows through the capit al of Canada was called the 'Grand River of the North' by the first French explorers, before they even knew of the existence of the Great Lakes which are part of the St Lawrence waterway today. The Ottawa is still a great... View more info

Panama And the Canal In Picture and Prose

By: ABBOT, Willis J.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Syndicate Publishing Company, 1914,:

Seller ID: 30407


ABBOT, Willis J. Panama and the Canal In Picture and Prose : A complete story of Panama, as well as the history, purpose and promise of its world-famous canal - the most gigantic engineering undertaking since the dawn of time. Approved by leading officials connected with the great enterprise. Water-colors by E.J. Read and Gordon Grant. Profusely illustrated by over 600 unique and attractive photographs taken expressly fot this book by our special staff. N.Y.: Syndicate Publishing Company, 1914. Pp 414. 4to, red cloth. First appeared the previous year. Rear inner hinge repaired with cloth tape,... View more info

Panama and What It Means. 6th pr.

By: FRASER, John Foster

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cassell, London, 1914,:

Seller ID: 75791


FRASER, John Foster. Panama and What It Means . London: Cassell, (1914). Sixth Printing. Pp. (2),[i]-ix,(1),[1]-291,(1), frontis., + 48 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, decorated and bordered brown cloth with black lettering to front and spine. Includes myriad references to the canal. Boards and outer hinges rubbed, spine ends bumped, occasional foxing throughout, edges lightly spotted, else vg. 25.00 View more info

Panama Canal : The Crisis in Historical Perspective red cloth in dj

By: LaFEBER, Walter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, 1978,:

Seller ID: 47773


LaFEBER, Walter. The Panama Canal : The Crisis in Historical Perspective. NY.: Oxford University Press, 1978. Pp 248, including 2 pp of maps. 8vo, redcloth. Walter LaFeber, one of America's eminent diplomatic historians, exa mins the degree of complexity in the relationship between Panama and the United States of America. "[...]it is a fair, even-handed report by a man with a keen understanding of the subject." -from the dust jacket. Previous owner's signature, else very good in dj. 20.00 View more info

Panama Canal : What It Is, What It Means

By: BARRETT, John

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Pan American Union, 1913,:

Seller ID: 21123


BARRETT, John. Panama Canal : What It Is, What It Means. Washington, D.C.: Pan American Union, 1913. Pp 120, with frontis and maps, and 1 fldg map at rear. 8vo, tan cloth. Rubbed at corners, small tear to front, slight staining, else vg. 27.00 View more info

Panama Canal. US no dj

By: HASKIN, Frederic J. HALLEN, Ernest

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Doubleday, 1913,:

Seller ID: 29216


HASKIN, Frederic J. The Panama Canal. Illustrated from photographs taken by Ernest Hallen, Official Photographer of the Isthmian Canal Commission. Garden City : Doubleday, Page & Co., 1913. Pp 386. 8vo, maroon cloth. Rubbed, else vg. 40.00 View more info

Panama Canal.. Volume 15 in the International Straits of the World series. First Edition

By: AGUIRRE, Robert W. International Straits of the World, Vol.15

Price: $170.00

Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff, Leiden / Boston, 2010, ISBN:9004177280:

Seller ID: 103362


AGUIRRE, Robert W. The Panama Canal. Leiden / Boston : Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2010. First Edition. Pp. (4),[v]-xii,(2),[1]-293,(5). Maps, tables, illustrations in text. 8vo, green paper-covered boards, light green lettering to front & spine. Volume 15 in the International Straits of the World series. "The relationship between straits and interoceanic canals has always been ambiguous. Unlike straits, interoceanic canals are neither natural nor subject to a universal legal regime like the Law of the Sea. However, straits and interoceanic canals share comparable historical experiences d... View more info

Panama Patchwork

By: GILBERT, James Stanley

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Trow Press, 1910,:

Seller ID: 24523


GILBERT, James Stanley. Panama Patchwork: Poems. N.Y.: The Trow Press, 1910. Seventh Thousand. Pp 170. 8vo, maroon cloth. Includes "In the Roar of the Ocean", "To Blame?" [on the loss of the Moselle], "On Roncador" [the wreck of the Kearsarge], and "The Fall of Old Panama". Lacking front free end-paper, ow vg. 15.00 View more info