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Beautiful Machine: Rivers and the Republican Plan 1755-1825. in dj.

By: SEELYE, John

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, 1991,:

Seller ID: 33101


SEELYE, John. Beautiful Machine : Rivers and the Republican Plan 1755-1825.NY: Oxford University Press, 1991. Pp 430. 8vo, blue spine with blue board s. "The second volume in Seelye's series on the rivers of America in the American imagination [after Prophetic Waters], Beautiful Machine explores a critical, transitional period in American history, taking as its starting point the French and Indian War- the event that determined domination of North America by an Anglo-American presence- and ending with the opening of theErie Canal- the event that determined the geopolitical alignment that w... View more info

Beauty, History, Romance and Mystery of the Canadian Lake Region. First Edition

By: CAMPBELL, Wilfred

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Musson Book Company Limited, Toronto, 1910,:

Seller ID: 103027


CAMPBELL, Wilfred. The Beauty, History, Romance and Mystery of the CanadianLake Region. Toronto : The Musson Book Company Limited, (1910). First Edit ion. Pp. (8),[9]-191,(1), + colour frontispiece, + 31 leaves of plates (with 15 being in colour). Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth with full-board illustrated pictorial paper panel to front, gilt lettering to spine, t.e.g., illustrated endpapers. Watters p. 954, Rhodenizer p. 88. Chapters : 1. Introduction; 2. Lake Ontario and the Thousand Islands; 3. Niagara and Lake Erie; 4. Lake St. Clair and the Rivers Detroit and St. Clair; 5. Georgian Bay; 6. ... View more info

Bedrock Geology along Ingenika and Finlay Rivers, Peace River Reservoir Area, British Columbia.

By: RUTTER, N.V., and G.C. TAYLOR

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Geological Survey of Canada, Department of Energy, Mines and Resources, Ottawa, 1968,:

Seller ID: 81938


RUTTER, N.V., and G.C. TAYLOR. Bedrock Geology along Ingenika and Finlay Rivers, Peace River Reservoir Area, British Columbia. (Report and 1 figure). (Ottawa) : Geological Survey of Canada, Department of Energy, Mines and Resources, 1968. Pp [i]-vi,[1]-9,(1). Map. 8vo, light brown printed card covers. Paper 68-10. Spine sunned, else very good. 15.00 View more info

Before Mark Twain. US in dj

By: McDERMOTT, John Francis, (ed.)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Sothern Illinois University Press, 1968,:

Seller ID: 22104


McDERMOTT, John Francis, (ed.). Before Mark Twain : A Sampler of Old, Old Times on the Mississippi. Carbondale: Sothern Illinois University Press, (1968). Pp 298. Illustrated. 8vo, white cloth spine. Some Chapters: Timothy Flint's "No Craft So Whimsical - No Shape So Outlandish" ; Joseph L. Cowell's "Joe Cowell Recalls a Voyage in the Helen McGregor in 1829; or, Twelve Days Confinement in a High Pressure Prison" ; Mrs. Eliza Steele's "A Lady Reports Some Incidents of Steamboat Travel" : Jonathan H. Green's "Gamblers and Suckers" ; T.B. Thorpe's "The Disgrace... View more info

Belle of Louisville. 1st pr, cardcover

By: BATES, Alan L

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Howell-North, 1965,:

Seller ID: 27851


BATES, Alan L. Belle of Louisville: Ohio River Steamboat. Berkeley, Calif.: Howell-North Books, 1965. Pp 152. Illustrated. 8vo, ill. card covers. The story of the restoration of a 1914 American steamboat, with much incidental material on the history of navigation on the Ohio river. Fine detailed photographs of the vessel's machinery spaces. Spine slightly rubbed and discoloured, owner's inscription, else vg. 30.00 View more info

Benedict Arnold's Navy : The Ragtag Fleet that Lost the Battle for Lake Champlain but Won the American Revolution

By: NELSON, James L.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: McGraw Hill, Camden, Maine, 2007, ISBN:9780071489874:

Seller ID: 76576


NELSON, James L. Benedict Arnold's Navy: the Ragtag Fleet That Lost the Battle of Lake Champlain but Won the American Revolution. Camden, Maine : McGraw Hill, (2007). Pp. [i]-xvi,[1]-386,(4). Illustrated with 14 pages of black and white plates. 8vo, illustrated card covers. James L. Nelson (b. April5, 1962, Lewiston, Maine). "Award-winning historian James L. Nelson weaves a thrilling narrative around the Battle of Valcour Island, in which a cobb led-together American fleet, led by the bold and resourceful Arnold, stood up to the might of the British navy, only to be destroyed in the end by... View more info

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Benedict Arnold's Navy : The Ragtag Fleet that Lost the Battle for Lake Champlain but Won the American Revolution. Book Club Edition in dustjacket.

By: NELSON, James L.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: McGraw Hill, Camden, Maine, 2007, ISBN:9780071468060:

Seller ID: 108931


NELSON, James L. Benedict Arnold's Navy : The Ragtag Fleet That Lost the Battle of Lake Champlain but Won the American Revolution. Camden, Maine : McGraw Hill, (2007). Book Club Edition. Pp. (6),[vii]-xvi,[1]-386,(4). Illustrated with 14 pages of b&w plates. Maps in the text. 8vo, black paper- covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. James L. Nelson (b. April 5, 1962, Lewiston, Maine). "Award-winning historian James L. Nelson weaves a thrilling narrative around the Battle of Valcour Island, in which a cobbled-together American fleet, led by the bold and resourceful Arnold, stood up to the ... View more info

Between Two Rivers : Newcastle, Maine : A Brief History of Newcastle on the250th Anniversary of Its Incorporation on June 19, 1753.

By: COLE. Arlene.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Lincoln County Publishing Co., Newcastle, Maine, 2003,:

Seller ID: 96067


COLE. Arlene. Between Two Rivers : Newcastle, Maine : A Brief History of Newcastle on the 250th Anniversary of Its Incorporation on June 19, 1753. [Newcastle, Maine] : Lincoln County Publishing Co., 2003. Pp [i]-vi,1-162. Illustrated. Maps. 4to, illustrated card covers. Contents : Part I : Alewives;Archaeology; Boats; Bridges; Cemeteries;h Charter; Churches; Damariscotta River; Garrisons; Incorporation; Indians; Land; Lincoln Academy; Maps & drawings; Mills; Oyster Shells; Post Offices; Railroads; Roads; Schools; Sheepscot River; Taniscot; Town Lines; Veterans. Part II : Communities (Damarisco... View more info

Big Muddy. 1st US in dj

By: HALL, B.C. and C.T. WOOD WOOD, C.T.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Dutton, 1992,:

Seller ID: 20305


HALL, B.C. and C.T. WOOD. Big Muddy : Down the Mississippi Through America's Heartland. (N.Y.) : Dutton, (1992). First Printing. Pp 290. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth spine. Fine in fine dj. 17.00 View more info

Bills of Lading - Unused. A folio sheet folded once, making two leaves, with three bills of lading per leaf.

By: Bills of Lading - Halifax, Nova Scotia

Price: $700.00

Publisher: Printed and Sold at the Acadian Office, by James Spike,, 1833,:

Seller ID: 88481


(Bills of Lading). Bills of Lading - Unused. A folio sheet folded once, making two leaves, with three bills of lading per leaf. [Halifax] : Printed and Sold at the Acadian Office, by James Spike, (1830s). [With vignette to upper left hand corner of a ship at dock with goods on the dock] “Shipped By the Grace of God, in good order and well conditioned, by [...] in and upon the [...] whereof [...] is Master, now lying in This Port, and bound for [...] to say - [...] marked and numbered as per margin, to be delivered in the like good order and condition, at [...] aforesaid, (the Acts of God, th... View more info

Bird in the Waterfall. : A Natural History of Oceans, Rivers, and Lakes, First Edition in dustjacket

By: DENNIS, Jerry WOLFF, Glenn

Price: $25.00

Publisher: HarperCollins, New York, 1996, ISBN:0060170948:

Seller ID: 24733


DENNIS, Jerry. The Bird in the Waterfall : A Natural History of Oceans, Rivers, and Lakes. Drawings by Glenn Wolff. (New York) : HarperCollins, (1996). First Printing. Pp 340. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Divided in to 22 chapters, including : 7. Meandering Rivers; 8. The Anatomy of Rivers; 12. Ice; 16. Mother Ocean; 19. The Tug of the Moon: Ocean Tides. Very good in dustjacket. 25.00 View more info

Black Music in the Maritimes

By: HENRY, Frances Canadian Folk Music Journal, 3, 1975) COX, Gordon CORMIER, Charlotte

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Canadian Folk Music Society, Don Mills, ON, 1975,:

Seller ID: 71687


HENRY, Frances. "Black Music in the Maritimes" . An article in the CanadianFolk Music Journal, volume 3, 1975, pp. 11-21. (Don Mills, ON): Canadina F olk Music Society, 1975. Pp. 1-56. 8vo, stapled printed white card covers. Also includes: Gordon Cox's "The Christmas Carolling Tradition of Green's Harbour, Trinity Bay, Newfoundland", Laurel Doucette's "An Introduction to the Puckett Collection of Ontario Folklore", Charlotte Cormier's "Situation de la recherche en folklore Acadien", Edith Fowke's "Songs of a Manitboa Family", and Philip J. Thomas's "... View more info

Black Spruce Journals : Tales of Canoe-Tripping in the Maine Woods, the Boreal Spruce Forests of Northern Canada, and the Barren Grounds. Paperback.

By: COFFIN, Stewart.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Heron Dance Press, Williston, VT, 2007, ISBN:9781933937403:

Seller ID: 108983


COFFIN, Stewart. Black Spruce Journals : Tales of Canoe-Tripping in the Maine Woods, the Boreal Spruce Forests of Northern Canada, and the Barren Grounds. (Williston, VT: Heron Dance Press, 2007). First Printing. Pp. (8),1-183,(1). With 99 black and white photos and 7 map reproductions. 8vo, illustrated pale green card covers with black lettering to front cover and spine. "Stewart Coffin writes vividly and compellingly of nearly fifty years of canoe travel in Maine, Quebec,m the Barren Lands, and Labrador. The logistical, physical, and psychological demands of canoeing in remote country ar... View more info

Black-Sailed Traders : The Keels and Wherries of Norfolk and Suffolk. FirstEdition in dustjacket

By: CLARK, Roy

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Putnam, London, 1961,:

Seller ID: 50523


CLARK, Roy. Black-Sailed Traders : The Keels and Wherries of Norfolk and Suffolk. London : Putnam, (1961). First Edition. Pp. 264. Illustrated with twenty-three plates and two folding plans. Frontispiece. 8vo, black cloth. Toy 4524. The black-sailed wherries were a familiar sight on the rivers and Broads of Norfolk for many years, transporting cargo and passengers to markets, from Norwich to Great Yarmouth and from Southwold to Halesworth. The author gives a vivid account of the men who built them and the men who made their livelihood sailing them. Two small watermarks to rear cloth, slight wr... View more info

Image for Blacker's Art of Fly Making, &c., Comprising Anglng & Dyeing of Colours, With Engravings of Salmon & Trout Flies shewing the rocess of the gentle craft as taught in the pages. With descriptions of flies for the season of the year as they come out on the

Blacker's Art of Fly Making, &c., Comprising Anglng & Dyeing of Colours, With Engravings of Salmon & Trout Flies shewing the rocess of the gentle craft as taught in the pages. With descriptions of flies for the season of the year as they come out on the

By: BLACKER, William

Price: $1,800.00

Publisher: William Blacker, Fishing Tackle Maker, London, 1855,: 1855

Seller ID: 101997


BLACKER, [William]. Blacker's Art of Fly Making, &c., Comprising Anglng & Dyeing of Colours, With Engravings of Salmon & Trout Flies shewing the process of the gentle craft as taught in the pages. With descriptions of flies for the season of the year as they come out on the water. Rewritten & Revised by the author Blacker, himself. London : [William Blacker] Fishing Tackle Maker, 1855. Third Edition [early issue without the reviews]. Pp [i]-xi,(1),1-259,(1), frontispiece + engraved title page + 20 plates (mostly coloured). Each plate faces a corresponding blank leaf. 8vo, original green... View more info

Blomidon Rose : The Story of the Blomidon Countryside, Its People, History and Way of Life. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed,

By: WRIGHT, Esther Clark Beals, Helen D.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Ryerson Press, Toronto:, 1957,:

Seller ID: 109822


WRIGHT, Esther Clark. Blomidon Rose. Illustrated by Helen D. Beals. Toronto: The Ryerson Press, (August 1957). First Printing. Pp (6),vii-viii,1-206, (2). 8vo, red cloth. "The story of a love [...] for the Blomidon countryside [Kings County, Nova Scotia], for its people, for its colours, for its history, for its way of life. it is an attempt -- by describing the coutnry, by telling of a few of the many interesting people who have lived there, by recalling something of the background, by narrating incidents grave and gay-- to make others realize what a delightful place is Blomidon's territo... View more info

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Blomidon Rose : The Story of the Blomidon Countryside, Its People, History and Way ofLlife. First Edition in dustjacket

By: WRIGHT, Esther Clark

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1957,: 1957

Seller ID: 3061


WRIGHT, Esther Clark. Blomidon Rose. [dj adds: "The story of the Blomidon countryside, its people, history and way of life..."].Illustrated by Helen D. Beals. Toronto : The Ryerson Press, (August 1957). First Edition. Pp (6),vii-viii,1-206,(2). 8vo, red-orange cloth, black lettering to spine. Watters p.751, Laugher p.614. "The story of a love [...] for the Blomidon countryside [Kings County, Nova Scotia], for its people, for its colours, for its history, for its way of life. it is an attempt -- by describing the coutnry, by telling of a few of the many interesting peo... View more info

Blomidon Rose : The Story of the Blomidon Countryside, Its People, History and Way ofLlife. First Edition in dustjacket,

By: WRIGHT, Esther Clark Beals, Helen D.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ryerson Press, Toronto:, 1957,:

Seller ID: 41732


WRIGHT, Esther Clark. Blomidon Rose. [dj adds: "The story of the Blomidon countryside, its people, history and way of life..."]. Illustrated by Helen D. Beals. Toronto : The Ryerson Press, (August 1957). First Edition. Pp (6),vii-viii,1-206,(2). 8vo, red-orange cloth, black lettering to spine. Watters p.751, Laugher p.614. Esther Isabelle Clark Wright, née Clark, CM (b. May 14, 1895, Fredericton – d. June 17, 1990). "The story of a love [...] forthe Blomidon countryside [Kings County, Nova Scotia], for its people, for its colours, for its history, for its way of life. it is an a... View more info

Blowback : A Canadian History of Agent Orange and the War at Home.

By: ARSENAULT, Chris.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Fernwood Publishing, Halifax & Winnipeg , 2009, ISBN:9781552662960:

Seller ID: 89657


ARSENAULT, Chris. Blowback : A Canadian History of Agent Orange and the Warat Home. Halifax & Winnipeg : Fernwood Publishing, (2009). Second Printing . Pp (8),1-115,(5). Illustrated. Map. Index. 8vo, illustrated card covers. "The village of Enniskillen, a sleepy cluster of a few dozen houses in New Brunswick’s Queens County, has never been invaded by a foreign power. But during the 1950s to 1970s, the village was ground zero for a different kind of offensive, this one launched by the American and Canadian military against its own people with the deadly dioxin Agent Orange. Between 1956 a... View more info

Blowback : A Canadian History of Agent Orange and the War at Home.

By: ARSENAULT, Chris.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Fernwood Publishing, Halifax & Winnipeg, 2009, ISBN:9781552662960:

Seller ID: 90306


ARSENAULT, Chris. Blowback : A Canadian History of Agent Orange and the Warat Home. Halifax & Winnipeg : Fernwood Publishing, (2009). First Printing. Pp (8),1-115,(5). Illustrated. Map. Index. 8vo, illustrated card covers. " The village of Enniskillen, a sleepy cluster of a few dozen houses in New Brunswick’s Queens County, has never been invaded by a foreign power. But during the 1950s to 1970s, the village was ground zero for a different kind of offensive, this one launched by the American and Canadian military against its own people with the deadly dioxin Agent Orange. Between 1956 an... View more info