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River

By: HUGHES, Ted and Peter KEEN Keen, Peter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber, 1983,:

Seller ID: 2883


HUGHES, Ted and Peter KEEN. River. Poems and photographs. London: Faber & Faber, 1983. pp (7),8-128. Oblong 8vo, large paperback edition. Fine. 20.00 View more info

River

By: WRIGHT, B. Nova Scotia Museum Environmental Studies Series

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Nova Scotia Museum, Halifax, 1972,:

Seller ID: 9108


WRIGHT, B. The River. FIgures: F. Scott. Photographs: R.E. Merrick and B. Wright. (Halifax) : Nova Scotia Museum, 1972. Environmental Study Series. Pp[1]-31,(1). Illustrated. 4to, stapled printed blue card covers. Contents: Water budget; Erosion; Environmental Factors; Human Factors; Energy flow; Adaptations to life in running water; River animals; River plants. Very good. 10.00 View more info

River Boats of America From Flatboats to Floating Palaces, From the Cotton Blossom to the Staten Island Ferry 1st pr, in dj

By: DONOVAN, Frank

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1966,:

Seller ID: 27203


DONOVAN, Frank. River Boats of America. [dj adds: From Flatboats to Floating Palaces, From the Cotton Blossom to the Staten Island Ferry]. NY: Thomas Y. Crowell, (1966). First Printing. Pp (6),1-298. Illustrated. 8vo, pale green cloth. "Upon America's many rivers, watery highroads of its conquest and settlement, an astonishing company of vessels has floated, sailed, and churned into history. Indian canoes and colonial sloops, flatboats and keelboats, paddle-wheeled freight and passenger boats, showboats, circus boats, and luxurious 'floating palaces'- their story is a microcosm of America,... View more info

River Congo : The Discovery, Exploration and Exploitation of the World's Most Dramatic River. First Edition

By: FORBATH, Peter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harper & Row, New York, 1977, ISBN:0061224901:

Seller ID: 23111


FORBATH, Peter. The River Congo : The Discovery, Exploration and Exploitation of the World's Most Dramatic River. New York : Harper & Row, (1977). Book Club Edition. Pp 404. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth. Discusses the exploration and exploitation of the Congo by European explorers and adventurers from the fifteenth century to the twentieth. Divided into four parts : 1. The Voyages [The River that Swallows All Rivers ; The Quest for Prester John ; A Hero in Barbary ; On the Ocean of Darkness ; The Perfect Prince]; 2. The Discovery [The Stone Pillars ; Kingdonm of Kongo ; The Forest Othello ; S... View more info

River Congo : The Discovery, Exploration and Exploitation of the World's Most Dramatic River. First Edition in dustjacket

By: FORBATH, Peter

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Harper & Row, New York, 1977, ISBN:0061224901:

Seller ID: 20331


FORBATH, Peter. The River Congo : The Discovery, Exploration and Exploitation of the World's Most Dramatic River. New York : Harper & Row, (1977). First Printing. Pp 404. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth. Discusses the exploration and exploitation of the Congo by European explorers and adventurers fromthe fifteenth century to the twentieth. Divided into four parts : 1. The V oyages [The River that Swallows All Rivers ; The Quest for Prester John ; AHero in Barbary ; On the Ocean of Darkness ; The Perfect Prince]; 2. The D iscovery [The Stone Pillars ; Kingdonm of Kongo ; The Forest Othello ; Slav... 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 Fowey. First Edition in dustjacket

By: MacARTHUR, Wilson

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cassell, London, 1948,:

Seller ID: 21122


MacARTHUR, Wilson. The River Fowey. With 54 illustrations by the Author. London : Cassell, (1948). First Printing. Pp 180. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth. "Rivers are indissolubly linked with life and, in describing his explorations and adventures along the River Fowey, Mr. MacArthur gives a key to Cornwall and to the Cornish." -from the dj. Very good in worn, torn dustjacket. 25.00 View more info

River Lost : The Life and Death of the Columbia. in dj.

By: HARDEN, Blaine

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Norton, New York, 1996, ISBN:0393039366:

Seller ID: 72380


HARDEN, Blaine. A River Lost : The Life and Death of the Columbia. New York: Norton, (1996). Pp. [1]-271,(1). Illustrated with maps. 8vo, red cloth spine with tan paper covered boards, with gilt lettering to spine. "After a two-decade absence, Washington Post journalist Blaine Harden returned to hissmalltown birthplace in the Pacific Northwest to fo,low the rise and fall of the West's most thoroughly conquered river." - from the dj. Some very light wear to spine ends, else vg in nicked dj. 22.00 View more info

River Management : The Making, Care and Development of Salmon and Trout Rivers

By: TOWNER COSTON, H.E., F.T.K. PENTELOW, and R.W. BUTCHER PENTELOW, F.T.K. BUTCHER, R.W. Lonsdale Library)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Seeley, Service and Co., Ltd., London, 1936,:

Seller ID: 69587


TOWNER COSTON, H.E., F.T.K. PENTELOW, and R.W. BUTCHER. River Management : The Making, Care and Development of Salmon and Trout Rivers . With ninety illustrations. L.: Seeley, Service & Co., Ltd., (1936). Pp. (6),[11]-263,(1), including frontis., + 39 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, light brown cloth boards with darker brown cloth spine, gilt decoration to front and gilt lettering to spine, top edge dyed brown. The treatment, protection, and stocking of salmon and trout rivers in England, with information on some of thenatural predators that make it difficult to keep fishing rivers stocked. R ... View more info

River of Lost Dreams : Navigation on the Rio Grande. US in dj

By: KELLEY, Pat

Price: $25.00

Publisher: University of Nebraska, 1986,:

Seller ID: 2034


KELLEY, Pat. River of Lost Dreams : Navigation on the Rio Grande. Lincoln :University of Nebraska Press, (1986). Pp 149. Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, blue cloth. Vg in dj. 25.00 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

River of the West : Stories From the Columbia. in dj

By: CLARK, Robert

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Harper Collins , 1995, ISBN:0062585169:

Seller ID: 47051


CLARK, Robert. River of the West : Stories From the Columbia. (NY): Harper Collins West. (1995). Pp 406. 8vo, red spine, green paper covered boards. "The Columbia River is the great river of both the American West and of the American imagination. From the glacial floods that began to shape it twelvethousand years ago to its discovery, conquest, and colonization by the Eng ilsh, Spanish, and Americans, the river's story encompasses not only the full range of American history but geography of myth, hope, and tragedy: the impact of conquest on the native peoples; the material and spiritual qu... View more info

River Rafting in Canada. pb.

By: HARRINGTON, Richard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Alaska Northwest Pub, 1987, ISBN:0882403230:

Seller ID: 31945


HARRINGTON, Richard. River Rafting in Canada. Edmonds, Wash.: Alaska Northwest Pub. Co., 1987. Pp 112. Illustrated. Oblong 8vo, ill. black card covers. "Run 22 exciting, scenic rivers along with Richard Harrington, premier Canadian outdoor photographer-writer. His vivid color photos bring you the thrills and chills of rafting; his first-hand accounts tell you all about each river route: wildlife, vegetation, geology, history." -from the cover. Lightly rubbed, else vg. 15.00 View more info

River Reflections : An Anthology.

By: HUSER, Verne (ed.). HAIG-BROWN, Roderick McPHEE, John OLSON, Sigurd F.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: East Woods Press, Charlotte, N.C., 1984, ISBN:0887420141:

Seller ID: 91496


HUSER, Verne (ed.). River Reflections : An Anthology. Charlotte, N.C.: The East Woods Press Inc., (1984). First Printing. Pp [1]-268,(4). Illustrated.8Vo, black cloth, silver lettering to spine. “The power, passion and magic of rivers are revealed in this eclectic collection of writings about North American rivers. The work reflects the historical importance of rivers on this continent during the past 350 years and express the present-day conundrum of our dependence upon and enjoyment of them ... and our needed concernfor their preservation.” - from the dj. Includes writings by Edward Abbe... View more info

River Rescue. Second Edition.

By: BECHDEL, Les, and Slim RAY.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Appalachian Mountain Club Books, Boston , 1990, ISBN:0910146764:

Seller ID: 89051


BECHDEL, Les, and Slim RAY. River Rescue. Second Edition. Boston : Appalachian Mountain Club Books, (1990). Second Printing. Pp [i]-viii,1-238. Illustrated. Index. 8vo, illustrated card covers. "This updated and expanded edition of River Rescue is an indispensable aid for anyone who spends time on the river - instructors, recreational paddlers, outfitters, and rescue professionals. With clear, concise instructions and high-quality drawings and photographs, the authors cover every aspect of whitewater rescue - organization, leadership, equipment, technique, patient care and evacuation - as ... View more info

River Runners of the Grand Canyon. pbk.

By: LAVENDER, David

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Grand Canyon Natural History Association, Grand Canyon, AZ, 1985, ISBN:0938216236:

Seller ID: 76657


LAVENDER, David. River Runners of the Grand Canyon. Grand Canyon, AZ: GrandCanyon Natural History Association, (1985). Pp. (4),[1]-147,(1), + 32 p. o f plates. Illustrated. Large 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. Ford, The Books of the Grand Canyon, the Colorado River, the Green River & the Colorado Plateau, 1953-2003 : A Selective Bibliography 55 : "Each chapter is full of exciting experiences told by a writer very familiar with the subject matter". Contents: 1. Powell's Trailblazers; 2. The Persistent Engineer; 3. New Techniques; 4. Free-lancing the Hard Way; 5. Dam Sites; 6. The Op... View more info

River Song: Sailing the History of the St. Lawrence in dj

By: JENKINS, Phil

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Penguin Books Canada, Toronto, 2001, ISBN:0670880094:

Seller ID: 46354


JENKINS, Phil. River Song : Sailing the History of the St. Lawrence. (Toronto, Ont.): Penguin Books Canada, (2001). First Printing. Pp (8),[ix]-xiv,(2),[3]-306. Illustrated, with 2 maps on the front and back endpapers. 8vo, royal blue spine with gray paper covered boards. "It was the route of explorers and fur traders, the premier entry point for Europeans emigrating to Canada, a haven for pirates and the site of major battles and shipwrecks. It is also the most important commercial waterway in Canada, and a source of both electrical power and awesome beauty. Spanning nearly 1,200 kilometr... View more info

River St. John and its Poets, The. 1st ed. card covers.

By: MAXWELL, L.M.B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1946,:

Seller ID: 8144


MAXWELL, L.M.B. The River St. John and its Poets. N.pl. : n.pub., 1946. Pp (8),5-63,(1). Illustrated. Sm 8vo, card covers. Watters p.139, Rhodenizer p.1014. Small bookplate, else vg. 25.00 View more info

River St. John: Its Physical Features, Legends and History from 1604-1784. reprint. in dj

By: RAYMOND, W.O. Webster, J.C.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Tribune Press, Sackville, NB, 1950,:

Seller ID: 73095


RAYMOND, W.O. The River St. John: Its Physical Features, Legends and History from 1604-1784. Edited by J.C. Webster. Sackville, N.B.: Tribune Press, 1950. Pp. (12),[1]-280,(6) of index, + 10 leaves of maps, plates and plans (with other illustrations included in the pagination). Large 8vo, green cloth with black lettering to front and spine. Gift inscription to ffep, else vg in rubbed, edgeworn, verso-spotted dj. 50.00 View more info

River Studies and Recommendations on Improvement of Niger and Benue

By: Riverine Engineering - Nigeria) NEDECO. Netherlands Engineering Consultants.

Price: $240.00

Publisher: North-Holland Pub. Co., 1959,:

Seller ID: 32895


(Riverine Engineering - Nigeria). River Studies and Recommendations on Improvement of Niger and Benue ; by Nedeco; Netherlands Engineering ConsultantsThe Hague. Amsterdam: North-Holland Pub. Co., 1959. Pp 1000. 52 folding pl ates, 2 folding maps in pocket at rear. 4to, grey cloth. "We have pleasure in submitting herewith the Report on the Investigation of the Niger and Benue Rivers, for consideration by the Government of the Federation of Nigeria. Our special mission, consisting of twelve expert engineers stationed in Nigeria during three years, has made a comprehensive study of these two ... View more info