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Phillips' Inland Navigation. repr of 5th ed ex-lib in dj.

By: PHILLIPS, John HADFIELD, Charles, intro.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: David & Charles Reprints, 1970,:

Seller ID: 40895


PHILLIPS, John. Phillips' Inland Navigation : A Reprint of A General History of Inland Navigation, Foreign and Domestic; Containing a Complete Account of the Canals already Executed in England with Considerations on those Proposed. With a New Introduction by Charles Hadfield. (Newton Abbot): David & Charles Reprints, (1970). Reprint of the fifth edition, 1805. Pp 598. 8vo, blue cloth. Ex-library (pouch, spine label, inkstamps), ffep gone, shelfwear, else vg. 60.00 View more info

Pictorial History of Canal Craft. 1st UK in dj.

By: SMITH, Peter L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: B. T. Batsford Ltd., London, 1979, ISBN:0713416378:

Seller ID: 62984


SMITH, Peter L. A Pictorial History of Canal Craft. London: B. T. Batsford,Ltd., (1979). First UK Printing. Pp. 135. Illustrated. Large 8vo, grey clo th with gilt lettering to spine. Toy 4696. "From narrowboats to tugs, from maintenance vessels to fibreglass cruisers - this historical survey covers each type of craft developed through the ages to work on the rivers, canalsand navigations of Britain's inland waterway system." - from the dj. Sligh tly cocked, else vg in price-clipped dj. 25.00 View more info

Pleasure Boating in the Victorian Era : An Anthology of Some of the More Enterprising Voyages Made in Pleasure Boats on Inland Waterways during the Nineteenth Century. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: VINE, P.A.L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Phillimore, Chichester, Sussex, 1983, ISBN:0850335043:

Seller ID: 105042


VINE, P.A.L. Pleasure Boating in the Victorian Era : An Anthology of Some of the More Enterprising Voyages Made in Pleasure Boats on Inland Waterways during the Nineteenth Century. (Shopwycke Hall, Chichester, Sussex) : Phillimore, (1983). First Edition. Pp (6),vii-xvi,[1]-159,(1). Illustrated. Index. Large 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Toy 1299, Cassell 1976. "Simply messing about in boats' is, as Kennenth Grahame wrote, the whole charm of boating for many people. For others it is the excitement of exploring 'unknown' streams, rivers or canals. For either category, pleasure bo... View more info

Port of Liverpool

By: Liverpool]

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Modern Transport, London, 1928,:

Seller ID: 56757


[Liverpool]. The Port of Liverpool : Transport on Mersey-side : A reprint of special articles, appearing in the enlarged issue of Modern Transport dated May 12, and published in connection with the Seventh Annual Congress of the Institute of Transport, May 17-19, 1928. L.: Modern Transport, 1928. Pp. 44. Illustrated. Quadruple column. Oblong 8vo, printed stapled olive cardcovers. Reprinted from Modern Transport, May 12, 1928. Includes maps and b lack and white panoramic photographs of the Liverpool waterfront. Rubbed, two small damp spots to front cover, minor creasing, two small chips to rear... View more info

Prehistoric World : or, Vanished Races

By: ALLEN, E. A.

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Central Publishing House, Cincinnati, 1885,:

Seller ID: 115942


ALLEN, E. A. The Prehistoric World : or, Vanished Races. Cincinnati : Central Publishing House, 1885. Pp (6),[3]-820,(4) + frontispiece, engraved title page, and 22 other full-page engravings. Also, 327 text illustrations. Thick 8vo, maroon half leather, maroon cloth boards, gilt lettering to front board and spine, marbled endpapers, all edges marbled. Copyright by Ferguson, Alllen, and Rader, 1885. Emory Adams Allen (1853–1933). Helped by C.C. Abbott, M.D., Prof. Charles Rau, Prof. F.W. Putnam, Alexander Winchell, LL. D., A.F. Bandelier, Cyrus Thomas, and G.F.Wright. Contents : Chapter 1. I... View more info

Program In Honor of 169th Anniversary of The Settlement, and 46th Anniversary of The Incorporation of Dartmouth : Illustrated Souvenir Booklet. Peace Celebration and Welcome To Our Brave Soldier Boys, Thursday, Aug, 7, 1919.

By: Dartmouth, Nova Scotia LOGAN, J.D. PETISPAS, Arthur C.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: 1919,:

Seller ID: 95419


(Dartmouth, Nova Scotia). Program In Honor of 169th Anniversary of The Settlement, and 46th Anniversary of The Incorporation of Dartmouth : Illustrated Souvenir Booklet. Peace Celebration and Welcome To Our Brave Soldier Boys, Thursday, Aug, 7, 1919. N.pl.: n.pub., (1919). Pp 1-68. Illustrated. Slim8vo, illustrated tan stapled card covers. Of nautical interest : The Ferry (pp 42-43, 45, 47, including two illustrations); The Shubenacadie Canal (p p 53 & 55). Contents : Introduction (by Arthur C. Petitpas); Foreword (by J.D. Logan); Message from Mayor Simpson; Greetings from Mayor Parker, of Hal... View more info

Ramlin Rose : The Boatwoman's Story.

By: STEWART, Sheila

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1993, ISBN:0192123262:

Seller ID: 89031


STEWART, Sheila. Ramlin Rose : The Boatwoman's Story. Illustrated by David Miller. (Oxford) : Oxford University Press, 1993. Pp [i]-xix,(5),1-230,(2).Illustrated. Map. Index. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. “From the turn of the century to the late 1950s horse-drawn narrow-boats became ararer and rarer sight on Britain's canals. Carrying a wide variety of carg oes to such destinations as the Potteries, the textile mills of Lancashire,the papermills of London, the colleges of Oxford, they struggled on agains t increasing competition from rail and road traffic to maintain their plac... View more info

Red Flag Canal. First Edition.

By: MIN, Lee

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Peking, Foreign Languages Press, 1974,:

Seller ID: 114140


MIN, Lee. Red Flag Canal. Peking : Foreign Languages Press, 1974. First Printing. Pp (4),1-61,(3) + 40 pages of b&w photos + folding map at front ("Sketch Map of the Red Flag Canal"). Small 8vo, photo-illustrated cardcovers, red lettering to front and spine. Based upon the construction of the Red Flag Canal in Linhsien County, Honan Province. Chapters [un-numbered in the text] are: 1. A History of Water Famine; 2. Channelling the Waters of the Changho River; 3. Battling with the Taihang Mountains; 4. Advancing through Difficulties; 5. The Masses are the Real Heroes; 6. Working for a Co... View more info

Reference and Guide Book of the Trent Canal. reprint

By: Trent Canal)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Friends of the Trent-Severn Waterway in association with the Ontario Marina Operators Association, 0,:

Seller ID: 20325


(Trent Canal). Reference and Guide Book of the Trent Canal, including Kawartha lakes, Lake Simcoe, Lake Couchiching. 1911 Edition. N.pl.: Reproduced by the Friends of the Trent-Severn Waterway in association with the Ontario Marina Operators Association, n.d. Pp 50 + 26 pp.ads + 9 fldg.maps. Tall 8vo, brown card covers, with yellow tie string. Originally published by the Dept. of Railways and Canals of Canada, Ottawa, 1911. Fine. 30.00 View more info

Respectable Ditch : A History of the Trent-Severn Waterway 1833-1920. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: ANGUS, James T.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: McGill-Queen's, Montreal and kingston, 1988, ISBN:0773505970:

Seller ID: 2047


ANGUS, James T. A Respectable Ditch : A History of the Trent-Severn Waterway 1833-1920. Kingston / Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, (1988).First Printing. Pp. (5),[vi]-xiv,(2),3-455,(3), including plates. Illustra ted in black and white. 8vo, decorated brown cloth with black lettering to spine. "In some respects the history of the Trent-Severn Waterway resemblesthe history of Canada. One parallels the other. The same political and eco nomic tensions that have constantly beset the country can be identified in the canal's story: defence against American invasion, free trade versus... View more info

Rideau : A Pictorial History of the Waterway.

By: FRYER, Mary Beacock (text by) TEN CATE, Adrian G. (ed.) WALLACE, Bruce LAMONTAGNE, John C.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Besancourt Publishers, Brockville, Ontario, 1981, ISBN:0920032044:

Seller ID: 62584


FRYER, Mary Beacock, text by. The Rideau : A Pictorial History of the Waterway. Editor: Adrian G. Ten Cat. Reproduction photography: Bruce Wallace; Peggie Wallace, Dennis Wallace. Cartography and line drawings: John C. Lamontagne. Brockville, ON : Besancourt Publishers, 1981. Pp 252. Illustrated with maps to endpapers, numerous photos, drawings and maps to text. Double column. 4to, illustrated card covers. Mary Beacock Fryer (b. 1929, Brockville,Ontario - d. 2017) Canadian historian. The Rideau Canal in fact only has 1 2 miles that are effectively called canal, the other 124 mile system follow... View more info

Rideau Waterway. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed

By: LEGGET, Robert

Price: $50.00

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1960,:

Seller ID: 98451


LEGGET, Robert. Rideau Waterway. Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 1955. First Edition. Pp. (6),[vii]-xiv,(2),[3]-249,(1). With [16] pp. of plates. 8vo, brown cloth, silver titles to spine, maps to the endpapers. Robert Ferguson Legget (b. September 29, 1904, Liverpool, England - d. April 17, 1994, Ottawa, Ontario). The book tells the history and many difficulties encountered when building the canal, as well as describing many of the locks, towns, lakes, rivers and islands located along the Waterway, which connectsthe cities of Kingston and Ottawa. "The beautiful chain of lakes and st... View more info

Rideau.

By: TURNER, Larry, De VISSER. John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Stoddart / Boston Mills Press, Toronto / Erin, Ontario, 1995, ISBN:1550461362:

Seller ID: 90530


TURNER, Larry, and John De VISSER. Rideau. Text by Larry Turner. Photography by John De Visser. (Toronto) : Stoddart / (Erin, Ontario) : Boston Mills Press, (1995). Pp [1]-120. Illustrated. Map. Double Column. Square 8vo, blue paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. “The Rideau Canal stretches across Eastern Ontario by way of river, lake and channel, winding throughfarms, forests, villages and cities. This engineering masterpiece was buil t to serve military and settlement purposes but was soon turned into a commercial and recreational waterway. Today, it is North America's oldest con... View more info

River Ferries. in dj.

By: MARTIN, Nancy

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Terence Dalton, Lavenham, Suffolk, 1980, ISBN:0900963999:

Seller ID: 95486


MARTIN, Nancy. River Ferries. Lavenham, Suffolk: Terence Dalton, 1980. First Edition. Pp. (4),v-xi,(1),1-128,(4). Illustrated. 8vo, white cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "Nancy Martin discusses the ferrymen themselves, the licenses and tolls, the rights and obligations of the ferry owners. She introduces a wide variety of ferries, some long since past and many still inuse: the Mersey ferries serving the Birkenhead, Wallasey and Liverpool are a; the Hythe ferry across the River Test at Southampton; the last of the chain ferries across the River Yare at Reedham in Norfolk; the Gravesend ... View more info

River of Mountains : A Canoe Journey down the Hudson. First Edition in dustjacket

By: LOURIE, Peter.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Syracuse University Press, Syracuse, N.Y., 1995, ISBN:0815603150:

Seller ID: 97289


LOURIE, Peter. River of Mountains : A Canoe Journey down the Hudson. (Syracuse, N.Y.) : Syracuse University Press, (1995). First Printing. Pp [i]-xiv,[1]-327,(3). Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, brown cloth, black lettering to spine.“Lourie completed his trip. It took him three weeks and marked the first t ime anyone has traveled from the source of the Hudson to the mouth in a single vessel. The Hudson proved to be a very changeable river. It includes seven locks and nine power dams. The northern half is a true river with strong current, but the lower half is tidal, a sunken river from the days of g... View more info

Rivers and Canals : A History in Photographs, 1850 to the Present Day

By: MARSHALL, Penny

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Macdonald, London, 1986,:

Seller ID: 31712


MARSHALL, Penny. Rivers and Canals: A History in Photographs, 1850 to the Present Day. London: Macdonald, (1986). Pp 48. 8vo, ill. boards. The Camera as Witness series. A collection of photographs depicting the breadth of thecanal experience in Britain, with instructive texts written for younger re aders. Discard stamp, else vg. 18.00 View more info

Roll-On-Roll-Off Ferries : The Revolution in Marine Transportation in British Columbia. An article in Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. 69, No. 5, November, 1964

By: HARDWICK, Walter G. Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. 69, No. 5 LITTLE, C.H. BOUCHETTE, Joseph

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Royal Canadian Geographical Society, Ottawa, 1964,:

Seller ID: 88637


HARDWICK, Walter G. "Roll-On-Roll-Off Ferries : The Revolution in Marine Transportation in British Columbia." An article in Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. LXIX, No. 5, November, 1964, pp 152-161. Ottawa : Royal Canadian Geographical Society, 1964. Pp [i]-iv,(1),152-187,v-xiii,(2) including covers. Illustrated. Maps. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated white stapled wrappers. Also includes H. Lee's “Helium : The Space Age Gas” (pp 162-169); C.H. Little's “Joseph Bouchette, Surveyor-General and Historian : Part II” (pp 170-179); Richard Harrington's “Paddle-Steamer on the Murr... View more info

Rules and Regulations Governing Navigation of the Panama Canal and AdjacentWaters.

By: Panama Canal

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Panama Canal Press, Mount Hope, C.Z., 1925,:

Seller ID: 88814


(Panama Canal). Rules and Regulations Governing Navigation of the Panama Canal and Adjacent Waters. Mount Hope, C.Z.: The Panama Canal Press, 1925. Pp[1]-84,+ errata slip tipped in. Illustrated. Index. 8vo, printed green car d covers. Contents : 1. General. 2. Arriving and Departing Vessels. 3. Admeasurement and Tolls. 4. Pilots. 5. Requirements Concerning Officers, Crew, Equipment, and Passengers. 6. Navigation in Canal Harbors. 7. Accidents andClaims. 8. Quarantine. 9. Exclusion of Undesirables. 10. Exclusion of Chin ese. 11. Customs Administration. 12. Vessel Inspection Service. 13. Radio C... View more info

Safety Afloat for Owners of Small Boats

By: Department of Transport, Canada

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Department of Transport, Canada, Ottawa , 1965,:

Seller ID: 92433


(Department of Transport, Canada). Safety Afloat for Owners of Small Boats.Ottawa : Department of Transport, 1965. Pp [1]-32.+ large folding Tip Shee t at rear. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated blue and white stapled card covers. Contents : Licensing of small boats; Overloading and Overpowering; Load and Power Capacity Plates; United States Tourists; Fire Extinguishers; Lifejackets. Appendices - 1. Aircraft and Reckless Operation;.2. Powers of PeaceOfficers; 3. Offences and Penalties. Marine Charts and Related Publication s. Canals and Seaway Information. Search and Rescue. Do's and Don'ts (Tip S... View more info

Sail Far Away. in dj.

By: CARTER, Robert S

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Norton, 1978,:

Seller ID: 31231


CARTER, Robert S. Sail Far Away. NY: Norton, (1978). Pp 336. Illustrated. 8vo, blue spine with grey boards. "Written with grace and wit, this book is designed to tell us what is likely to happen after we have ceased our dreaming, bought our yacht, and sailed beyond our familiar horizon. It is derived from the author's past ten years of life on a forty-four-foot ketch and reflects the range of experience which befalls the average middle-aged couple who adventure on the sea. It was a decade that took them to twenty-three countries from the Bahamas to Finland, from Norway to Greece, across th... View more info