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Fraser. Second Canadian Printing in dustjacket

By: HUTCHISON, Bruce Rivers of America Series 42 BENNETT, Richard

Price: $29.00

Publisher: 1951,:

Seller ID: 24873


HUTCHISON, Bruce. The Fraser. Illustrated by Richard Bennett. Toronto : Clarke, Irwin & Co., [1951]. Second Canadian Printing, from the U.S. sheets. Pp 368. 8vo, brown cloth. No. 42 in The Rivers of America series. Hale and Barman British Columbia Local Histories: A Bibliography 433; Fitzgerald, TheRivers of America : A Descriptive Bibliography F2. The first has 8 reviews on rear panel of the dust-jacket and the Rinehart logo on title-page obver se. The text of the rear dj flap is the same as the first's as is the clothcolour, dating this at perhaps c. 1951. Very good in chipped dustjacket. 2 ... View more info

Free Navigation of the St. Lawrence. disbound

By: St. Lawrence River) House of Reps. 31st Congress, 1st Session Rep. No. 295.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: House of Representatives, Washington, D.C., 1850,:

Seller ID: 35524


(St. Lawrence River). Free Navigation of the St. Lawrence. (Washington, D.C.): House of Representatives, 1850. Pp 21. 8vo, disbound. Ho. of Reps. 31stCongress, 1st Session Rep. No. 295. A report to the Committee on Foreign A ffairs conveying the petition of citizens of the Great Lakes states, Michigan in particular, to ensure free passage to the sea via the St. Lawrence river. Waterstain to bottom edge throughout, lightly soiled, else vg. 60.00 View more info

French Regime in Prince Edward Island. First Edition in dustjacket

By: HARVEY, D.C.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Yale University Press, New Haven , 1926,:

Seller ID: 1354


HARVEY, D.C. The French Régime in Prince Edward Island. New Haven and London : Yale University Press, 1926. First Edition. Pp (8),[ix]-xi,(3),[1]-265,(1). 8vo, dark blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "The tragic story of the French occupation of Isle St. Jean for the first time is here authentically told. As a study ot eighteenth century method of colonization, and of the hapless case of those peasants in the new world who were struggling for existence while France and England fought for the land they occupied, it is of absorbing interest to the general reader as well as to the student ... View more info

From the Bottom Up : One Man's Crusade to Clean America's Rivers. in dj.

By: PREGRACKE, Chad BARROW, Jeff WALL, Tim, intro.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: National Geographic, Washington, 2007, ISBN:9781426201004:

Seller ID: 74523


PREGRACKE, Chad. From the Bottom Up : One Man's Crusade to Clean America's Rivers . With Jeff Barrow. Introduction by Tim Wall. Washington, DC: National Geographic, (2007). Pp. [i]-xvii,(1),[1]-301,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, bluecloth spine with orange paper covered boards, silver decoration to front a nd silver lettering to spine. Vg-fine in dj. 16.00 View more info

From the Ocean to the Sky. 2nd imp in dj. signed.

By: HILLARY, Edmund

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1979, ISBN:0340224606:

Seller ID: 57035


HILLARY, Edmund. From the Ocean to the Sky : Jet Boating Up the Ganges. L.:Hodder and Stoughton, (1979). Second Impression. Pp. 272, + 8 p. of colour plates and 24 p. of black and white plates. 8vo, white cloth. UK ed of Toy 1453. Neate H80. The first man to the summit of Mount Everest voyages up t he Ganges River by jet boat, from the Bay of Bengal to its Himalayan source, fighting rapids and other river dangers, whilst stopping at various Indian villages and meeting the people along the route. Faint stain to p. 11, else vg in price-clipped dj. Signed and inscribed by Hillary on the title pag... View more info

From the Ocean to the Sky. 1st US in dj

By: HILLARY, Edmund

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Viking, 1979,:

Seller ID: 26226


HILLARY, Edmund. From the Ocean to the Sky. N.Y.: Viking Press, (1979). First US Printing. Pp 273. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth spine. Neate H80. Vg in price-clipped dj. 30.00 View more info

From the Potomac to the Thames Being the Progress of one James Rumsey (1743-1792).

By: RUMSEY, James Newcomen Society KING, Thomas

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Newcomen Society, New York, 1943,:

Seller ID: 19134


(RUMSEY, James). KING, Thomson. From the Potomac to the Thames Being the Progress of one James Rumsey (1743-1792). [New York] : Newcomen Society American Branch, (June) 1943. First Printing. Pp. (4),5-32. 8vo, card covers. Vg. 25.00 View more info

From the Rivers to the Sea : The United States Navy in Vietnam. in dj.

By: SCHREADLEY, R.L., Commander

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, 1992, ISBN:0870217720:

Seller ID: 88181


SCHREADLEY, R.L., Commander. From the Rivers to the Sea : The United StatesNavy in Vietnam . Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, (1992). Pp. (6),[v ii]-xxii,(2),[1]-418,(6), + 32 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth spine with patterned paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. Contents: 1. From Earliest Times to the Indochina War; 2. The Indochina War, 1946-54; 3. The Advisory Period, 1954-64; 4. The Readiness of the Navy for Limited War; 5. The Tonkin Gulf -- Beyond the Point of No Return; 6. 1965 -- TheOrigins of Market Time and Game Warden; 7. The Building of Naval Forces Vi ... View more info

From Up Along Down Under : With the Empire Parliamentary Delegation to Australia

By: ROBINSON, J.A. VIATOR

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Creative Book Publishing, St. John's, 1927, ISBN:1894294300:

Seller ID: 104687


ROBINSON, J.A. From Up Along Down Under : With the Empire Parliamentary Delegation to Australia. By Viator. St. John's, N.F. : no publisher, 1927. Pp (10),[7]-426,(2) +3 leaves of plates. 8vo, maroon cloth, printed label to spine. Viator was the pseudonym of John Alexander Robinson. "Reprinted from the St. John's Daily News and Weekly Free Press, 1927." Contents: Introductory dated January 21, 1927. Part I. To Australia : Introductory; St. John'sto Montreal; Montreal and Quebec; The Trans-Canada Train; The Rocky Mounta ins; From Field to Revelstoke; Revelstoke to Vancouver; Vancouver C... View more info

Frozen Thames. First Edition in dustjacket, signed.

By: HUMPHREYS, Helen.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 2007, ISBN:9780771041440:

Seller ID: 111476


HUMPHREYS, Helen. The Frozen Thames. (Toronto) : McClelland and Stewart, (2007). Pp. (6), 1-186. Illustrations. Square 12mo, mustard cloth. " 'In its long history, the river Thames has frozen solid forty times. These are the stories of that frozen river.' And so opens this breathtaking and original work. The Frozen Thames contains forty vignettes based on events that actually took place each time the river froze between 1142 and 1895. Humphrey's achingly beautiful prose acts like a photograph, capturing a moment and etching it forever on our imaginations. She deftly draws us into intimate ... View more info

Gateway to the Interior : A Brief History of Hope 1971. First Edition

By: DAHL, Ervin

Price: $30.00

Publisher: 1971,:

Seller ID: 102585


DAHL, Ervin. Gateway to the Interior : "A Brief History of Hope" 1971. N.pl. [Chilliwack] : n.pub., n.d. [ca 1971]. First Edition. Pp (2),1-65,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated orange stapled cardcovers, lettered in maroon. Ervin Dahl (b. Febraury 24, 1931, Chilliwack, B.C. - d. November 4, 1982, Hope, B.C.).Hale and Barman, British Columbia Local Histories: A Bibliography 232. Hope is a district municipality located at the confluence of the Fraser and Coquihalla rivers in the province of British Columbia, Canada. Forewor... View more info

Genesee River : A Novel First Edition in dustjacket, signed

By: CARMER, Carl

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Farrar and Reinhart, Inc., New York, 1941,:

Seller ID: 64839


CARMER, Carl. Genesee River : A Novel. New York : Farrar and Reinhart, Inc., (1941). First Printing with the Farrar and Rinehart device on copyright page. Pp. [8],(1)-360. 8vo, red cloth with black decoration to front and black title blocks to spine. Carl Lamson Carmer (b. October 16, 1893, Cortland, New York - d. September 11, 1976, Bronxville, New York) was the author, among many other works, of three volumes in the Rivers of America series, aswell as being that project's second editor. His first novel, about early l ife in upstate New York. "Through the pages of Genesee Fever gallops Co... View more info

Genius and The Goddess. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: HUXLEY, Aldous

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers, New York, 1955,:

Seller ID: 36304


HUXLEY, Aldous. The Genius and The Goddess. New York: Harper & Brothers, (1955). First US Printing. Pp. (8),9-168,(6). 8vo, black spine with grey boards with gilt lettering and tooling to spine. "Talking with a friend on Christmas Eve while a small grandson sleeps upstairs, John Rivers is moved to set the record straight about a famous man -- the legendary genius in whose home, thirty years before, ecstasy and torment had laid hold of Rivers, shocking him out of 'half-baked imbecility into something more nearly resembling the human form'. The great man was Henry Maartens. To the world at l... View more info

Geological Background and Physiography of Nova Scotia. First Edition, cloth

By: ROLAND, Albert E.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Nova Scotia Institute of Science, Halifax, 1982, ISBN:0919680194:

Seller ID: 18088


ROLAND, Albert E. Geological Background and Physiography of Nova Scotia. Halifax : The Nova Scotia Institute of Science, (1982). Pp i-xii,1-311,(5), with fldg map affixed to inside rear cover. Illustrated. 8vo, plain brown cloth, gilt to spine. Chapters : The Earth and Continental Drift; Geological History; The Mesozoic and Cenozoic Eras; The Pleistocene Glaciations; The Tides; The Shoreline; The Fundy Marshes; Streams and Rivers; The Southern Upland; The Triassic-Jurassic Region; Central Nova Scotia; Northern Nova Scotia; Cape Breton. With bibliography and index. Printed by Ford Publishing Co... View more info

Get Real : Contemporary American Realism from the Seavest Collection.

By: BONITO, Virginia Anne. MEZZATESTA, Michael P.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Duke University Museum of Art, Durham, NC, 1998, ISBN:0938989170:

Seller ID: 89082


BONITO, Virginia Anne. Get Real : Contemporary American Realism from the Seavest Collection. Foreword by Michael P. Mezzatesta. (Durham, NC) : Duke University Museum of Art, 1998. Pp [i]-ix,(1),1-138. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated card covers. Produced in conjunction with the exhibition held 4 April – 5 June 1997. The artists represented were John Baeder, Leigh Behake, Kent Bellows, Carolyn Brady, Robert Cottingham, Don Eddy, JorgeEduardo, Richard Estes, Christopher Evans, Janet Fish, Patricia Tobacco Fo rrester, Gregory Gillespie, Ralph Goings, Juan Gonzalez, Peter Gourfain, ... View more info

Giant Among Rivers : The Story of the Zaire River Expedition, 1974-75. in dj.

By: SNAILHAM, Richard

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Readers Union, Newton Abbot, 1977,:

Seller ID: 69320


SNAILHAM, Richard. A Giant Among Rivers : The Story of the Zaire River Expedition, 1974-75 . Newton Abbot: Readers Union, 1977. Pp. [i]-xxii,(4),[1]-294, + 24 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, grey cloth with gilt lettering to spine. The chronicle of a scientific and medical research expedition down the Zaire (Congo) River, the seventh longest in the world, following in the footsteps and the wake of Stanley. Vg in rubbed, nicked dj. 14.00 View more info

Giant Salmon : A Record of the Largest Atlantic Salmon Ever Caught : The Domesday Book of Giant Salmon. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: BULLER, Fred

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Firefly Books, Richmond Hill, 2008, ISBN:9781554074389:

Seller ID: 100646


BULLER, Fred. Giant Salmon : A Record of the Largest Atlantic Salmon Ever Caught. [Half-title adds: "The Domesday Book of Giant Salmon"]. (Richmond Hill): Firefly Books, (2008). First Printing. Pp. (5),6-488. Illustrated largely in colour. 4to, illustrated grey glossy paper covered boards with gilt titles to front and spine, in like jacket, with yellow ribbon placemarker. "This fascinating collection of personal accounts, angling statistics and original photographs and artwork tells the history of the largest Atlantic salmon (Salmon salar) ever caught. The result of four decades of... View more info

Gila : River of the Southwest. First Edition

By: CORLE, Edwin Rivers of America

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York, Chicago & San Francisco, 1951,:

Seller ID: 103207


CORLE, Edwin. The Gila : River of the Southwest. Illustrated by Ross Santee. New York, Toronto : Rinehart and Company, Inc., (1951). First Edition. Pp(18),5-402. Illustrated. 8vo, yellow-gold cloth. A volume in the Rivers of America series. Fitzgerald, The Rivers of America: A Descriptive Bibliogra phy, G6, Farquhar, Books of the Colorado River & the Grand Canyon : A Selective Bibliography 31. Part I. Theater of Operations ... to 1540 1. Death ofa Dinosaur; 2. Roll, Gila, Roll; 3. Long before Columbus; 4. They Built a Big House; 5. A Black Man and a White Man. Part II. Spain Spins the Plot, 15... View more info

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Giving Good Weight. First Edition in dustjacket

By: McPHEE, John

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York, 1979,:

Seller ID: 290


McPHEE, John. Giving Good Weight. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1979. First Edition. Pp 261. 8vo, cloth. Cassell 1306. One of the five essays :"The Keel of Lake Dickey," (pp.131-177) gives an account of a canoe trip d own the Saint John River in its Maine section. Very good in very good price-clipped dustjacket. 45.00 View more info

Glimpses of a Familiar River : The St. Lawrence. An article in Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. 75, No. 2, August, 1967

By: MacKAY, Douglas. Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. 75, No.2 BRUEMMER, Fred RAE, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Royal Canadian Geographical Society, Ottawa, 1967,:

Seller ID: 88642


MacKAY, Douglas. "Glimpses of a Familiar River : The St. Lawrence." An article in Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. LXXV, No. 2, August, 1967, pp 52-57. Ottawa : Royal Canadian Geographical Society, 1967. Pp (3),38-75,iii-vii,(2) including covers. Illustrated. Maps. Triple Column. 4to, illustratedwhite stapled wrappers. Also includes Pierre Camu's “Man and Minerals – A Look from the Other Side” (pp 38-43); Dale A. Russell's “The Dinosaurs of Canada” (pp 44-51); Fred Bruemmer's “John Rae in Canada's Arctic” (pp 58-61); Jean E. Stenton's “Canada Participates in the Meko... View more info