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Steamboat Days : An Illustrated History of the Steamboat Era on the St. John River 1816-1946. First Edition, Paperback

By: MacBEATH, George and Capt. Donald F. TAYLOR TAYLOR, Donald F.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Print'N Press, 1982,: 1982

Seller ID: 13267

ISBN: 0920732240


MacBEATH, Dr. George and Capt. Donald F. TAYLOR. Steamboat Days : An Illustrated History of the Steamboat Era on the St. John River 1816-1946. Based on the Notes of Capt. C.C. Taylor (1868-1941). (St. Stephen, New Brunswick) : Print'N Press Ltd., 1982. First Printing. Pp (8),[vii]-[xiii],(1),1-176,(2), + folding map attached to inside rear cover. With many b&w photos and other illustrations in the text. 8vo, art-illustrated pale blue cardcovers, with black lettering to spine. George Boyd MacBeath (b. January 1, 1924, Moncton, New Brunswick - d. March 28, 2013, Fredericton). ... View more info

Steamboat Days : An Illustrated History of the Steamboat Era on the St. John River 1816-1946. First Edition, Paperback, Signed

By: MacBEATH, George and Capt. Donald F. TAYLOR TAYLOR, Donald F.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Print'N Press, 1982,: 1982

Seller ID: 69868

ISBN: 0920732240


MacBEATH, Dr. George and Capt. Donald F. TAYLOR. Steamboat Days : An Illustrated History of the Steamboat Era on the St. John River 1816-1946. Based on the Notes of Capt. C.C. Taylor (1868-1941). (St. Stephen, New Brunswick) : Print'N Press Ltd., 1982. First Printing. Pp (8),[vii]-[xiii],(1),1-176,(2), + folding map attached to inside rear cover. With many b&w photos and other illustrations in the text. 8vo, art-illustrated pale blue cardcovers, with black lettering to spine. George Boyd MacBeath (b. January 1, 1924, Moncton, New Brunswick - d. March 28, 2013, Fredericton). ... View more info

Steamboat Days : An Illustrated History of the Steamboat Era on the St. John River 1816-1946. Second Printing

By: MacBEATH, George TAYLOR, Donald F.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Print'N Press, St. Stephen, NB, 1983, ISBN:0920732240:

Seller ID: 19379


MacBEATH, Dr. George and Capt. Donald F. TAYLOR. Steamboat Days : An Illustrated History of the Steamboat Era on the St. John River 1816-1946. Based on the Notes of Capt. C.C. Taylor (1868-1941). (St. Stephen, New Brunswick) : Print'N Press, 1983. Second Printing. Pp (8),[vii]-[xiii],(1),1-176,(2), + folding map attached to inside rear cover. With many b&w photos and otherillustrations in the text. 8vo, art-illustrated pale blue cardcovers, with black lettering to spine. Title-page still has 1982, but verso has 1983. G eorge Boyd MacBeath (b. January 1, 1924, Moncton, New Brunswick - d. March ... View more info

Steamboats on the Mississippi

By: American Heritage) ANDRIST, Ralph K. MITCHELL, C. Bradford

Price: $15.00

Publisher: American Heritage, New York, 1962,:

Seller ID: 27104


(American Heritage). Steamboats on the Mississippi. By the editors of American Heritage; Narrative by Ralph K. Andrist; in consultation with C. Bradford Mitchell. New York : American Heritage, 1962. Sixth Printing Pp 153. Illustrated. Large 8vo, illustrated cloth covered boards. In the American Heritage Junior Library series. Edgeworn, else very good. 15.00 View more info

Sternwheelers & Sidewheelers : The Romance of Steamdriven Paddleboats in Canada. First Edition, Paperback

By: CHARLEBOIS, Peter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NC Press, Toronto, 1978, ISBN:0919600727: 1978

Seller ID: 16543

ISBN: 0919600727


CHARLEBOIS, Dr. Peter. Sternwheelers & Sidewheelers : The Romance of Steamdriven Paddleboats in Canada. Toronto : NC Press Limited, 1978. First Edition, Paperback. Pp. (6),7-142,(2) of index. Illustrated with b&w photos throughout, and a few drawings. Triple column. Oblong 8vo, photo-illustrated blue card covers, white lettering to spine. Dr. Peter Charlebois (b. 1928 - d. May 29, 2013, Scarborough, Ontario). "The first book to deal comprehensively with those thrashing, puffing monsters of yesteryear. The smell of the smoke, the slapping of the paddles on the water, ... View more info

Story of Hydro : White Thunder

By: DAVIES, Blodwen Ryerson Canadian History Readers MacLAREN, Edith B. SAMPSON, Jean

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1931,:

Seller ID: 97931


DAVIES, Blodwen. The Story of Hydro : White Thunder. [Illustrated by Edith B. MacLaren and Jean Sampson]. Toronto: The Ryerson Press, (1931). Pp. 1-26,(6). With two illustrations, one of a dream consdering making hydro work (MacLaren) and one of the Queenston-Chippewa Power Plant (Sampson). Small 8vo, stapled printed yellow card covers. A volume in The Ryerson Canadian History Readers. Lorne Pierce, editor. A nice, tight copy. 20.00 View more info

Story of the Niger : A Record of Travel and Adventure From the Days of Mungo Park To the Present Time.

By: RICHARDSON, Robert

Price: $80.00

Publisher: T. Nelson and Sons, London, 1888,:

Seller ID: 82126


RICHARDSON, Robert. Story of the Niger : A Record of Travel and Adventure From the Days of Mungo Park To the Present Time. With 31 Illustrations. London : T. Nelson and Sons, 1888. Pp [i]-xii,(2),[15]-357,(1),(10,ads). Illustrated. Maps. Engraved Title Page. 8vo, green cloth, gilt illustrations and lettering to front board and spine. Contents : 1. African Discovery Previous to Park. 2. Park's First Journey. 3. Park's Second Journey. 4. Clappertonand the Landers. 5. Exploration of the Niger and Benueh. 6. Captain Gallie ni's Expedition to the Upper Niger. 7. Dr. Barth's Travels. 8. Mr. Thompson... View more info

Surface Water Supply of Canada : Atlantic Drainage : Southeastern Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland. printed card covers

By: DEPARTMENT OF NORTHERN AFFAIRS AND NATURAL RESOURCES) Water Resources Paper No. 130

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Queen's Printer and Controller of Stationary, Ottawa, 1961,:

Seller ID: 49443


(DEPARTMENT OF NORTHERN AFFAIRS AND NATURAL RESOURCES - WATER RESOURCES BRANCH). Surface Water Supply of Canada : Atlantic Drainage : Southeastern Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland . Water Resources Paper No. 130. Ottawa: Queen's Printer and Controller of Stationary, 1961. Pp. 143. 8vo, stapled printed card covers. A collection of charts providing information on the drainage patterns of key rivers in Atlantic Canada. Some slight wear to corners, else vg. 25.00 View more info

Survey of Northern and Northwestern Lakes. April 1938. War Department Corpsof Engineers. Bulletin No. 47.

By: Great Lakes

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U.S. Lake Survey Office, Detroit, Mich., 1938,:

Seller ID: 88844


(Great Lakes). Survey of Northern and Northwestern Lakes. April 1938. War Department Corps of Engineers. Bulletin No. 47. Detroit, Mich.: U.S. Lake Survey Office, (1938). Pp [1]-488,+ 2 folding tables. Index. Large 8vo, tan printed card covers. To supplement the information given upon the charts of the Great Lakes and issued with those charts from the U.S. Lake Survey Office, Detroit, Mich. The bulletin supersedes all previous bulletins for the above-named waters. The Great Lakes, their harbors, channels, and navigable tributaries. Contents : Preface – Lake Survey Organization and Duties; Ai... View more info

Survey Report Effects of Pollution Saint John River. ex-lib.

By: CANADA-DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL HEALTH AND WELFARE) Public Health Engineering Division.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Public Health Engineering Division, Department of National Health and Welfare, 1961,:

Seller ID: 36662


(CANADA-DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL HEALTH AND WELFARE). Survey Report Effects of Pollution Saint John River New Brunswick and Maine 1960. (Ottawa): Public Health Engineering Division, Department of National Health and Welfare, 1961. Pp 105, 9 folding charts. 4to, printed card covers. Ex-library (pouch, adhesive remains, blindstamp, inkstamps), tape-repaired chipped spine, rubbed, else vg. 20.00 View more info

Suwannee River : Strange Green Land. Literary Guild printing

By: MATSCHAT, Cecile Hulse Rivers of America Series 03 KEY, Alexander SKINNER, Constance Lindsay

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, 1938,:

Seller ID: 62428


MATSCHAT, Cecile Hulse. Suwannee River : Strange Green Land. Illustrated byAlexander Key. New York, New York : The Literary Guild of America, Inc. (1 938). Pp (8),ix-x,[1]-296, (13-page section by Constance Lindsay Skinner),(1). Illustrated with pictorial endpapers, and numerous drawings to text. 8vo green cloth, with gilt to spine. No. 3 in the Rivers of America series, with a Constance Lindsay Skinner's short essay "Rivers and American Folk" appended. Fitzgerald S65. This is a literary sketch of the Suwannee River, Georgia. Matschat presents a fascinating mix of history, folklore and... View more info

Swan River Landscapes. in dj.

By: SEDDON, George

Price: $30.00

Publisher: University of Western Australia Press, 1970,:

Seller ID: 35604


SEDDON, George. Swan River Landscapes. (Nedlands, Western Australia: University of Western Australia Press, 1970). Pp 133. Large 8vo, blue cloth. "Swan River Landscapes is study of an environmental resource; it is an attempt to define the character of the Swan River estuary (Perth, Western Australia). In evaluating the landscape, the author is primarily concerned with aesthetic analysis. The viewpoint is that the forms of nature are not arbitrary; they reveal the geological history and physiographic regime of the region, and the landscape is therefore approached through a discussion of the... View more info

Swift Rivers. in dj.

By: MEIGS, Cornelia HURD, Peter.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Co., 1937,:

Seller ID: 40669


MEIGS, Cornelia. Swift Rivers. With Frontis in Color by Peter Hurd. Boston: Little, Brown and Co., (1937). Pp 269, col. frontis. 8vo, grey cloth. Very slight foxing to top edge of initial leaves, slight shelfwear, else vg in slightly chipped dj. 30.00 View more info

Tall Ships, Two Rivers : Six Centuries of Sail on the Rivers Tyne and Wear.in dj.

By: OSLER, A BARROW, A.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: List North, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1993,:

Seller ID: 38060


OSLER, A. and A. BARROW. Tall Ships, Two Rivers : Six Centuries of Sail on the Rivers Tyne and Wear. (Newcastle upon Tyne: List North, 1993). First Edition. Pp 120 + [24] p of plates. 4to, blue cloth. "In Tall Ships Two Rivers Adrian Osler and Tony Barrow, acknowledged experts in their fields, recall six centuries of the evolution of trade and the rise of sail in the NorthEast. They describe the riverbank communities of the Tyne and Wear, the ri vers' tradesmen, the shipyards and the regions' famous personalities in fascinating and meticulously researched detail." -from the dj. Vg in d... View more info

Taming The St. Lawrence. An article in Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. LI, No. 5, November, 1955

By: STEAD, Robert J.C. Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. 51, No. 5 KLAWE, Janusz J. PITTMAN, H.H.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Canadian Geographical Society, Ottawa, 1955,:

Seller ID: 88623


STEAD, Robert J.C. "Taming The St. Lawrence." An article in Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. LI, No. 5, November, 1955, pp 176-189. Ottawa : Canadian Geographical Society, 1955. Pp [i]-vi,[175]-[211],vii-xviii,(1) including covers. Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. 4to, illustrated red-trimmed stapled wrappers. Also includes Janusz J. Klawe's “The Role of Photography inCanadian Mapping” (pp 190-197); H.H. Pittman's “The Gophers of the Prairie ” (pp 198-205); Douglas Stevenson's “The Bisses of Valais, Switzerland” (pp206-211). Cover painting of “Logs on the Gatineau Riv... View more info

Tarry Breeks and Velvet Garters. First Edition in dustjacket

By: SNIDER, C.H.J. ROEBUCK, Arthur W., intro.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ryerson Press, Toronto , 1958,: 1958

Seller ID: 16564


SNIDER, C.H.J. Tarry Breeks and Velvet Garters : Sail on the Great Lakes of America, in War, Discovery, and the Fur Trade, under the Fleur-de-Lys. With an Introduction by The Hon. Arthur W. Roebuck. Toronto : The Ryerson Press, (1958). First Edition. Pp (4),v-xvii,(1),1-148,(2) + colour frontispiece. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, red lettering to spine. With illustrated end-papers. Dustjacket has subtitle : First Book of Schooner Days. Title-page has same as head-title : First Book of Schooner Days. Charles Henry Jeremiah ("Jerry") Snider (b. M... View more info

Tell Me The Tales

By: SHAW, Walter

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Square Deal Publications, 1975,:

Seller ID: 12413


SHAW, Walter. Tell Me The Tales. Charlottetown : Square Deal Publications, (1975). Pp (2),i-viii,1-166. Illustrated. Map. 8vo, card covers. Reminiscences of the former premier. Chapters: A Goodly Land; The Pioneer; Home Industry and Management; Practices, Provisions and Remedies; Community Life; TheSchool; The Churches and Religion; Industrial Development; The Rivers and Services; The Old Cemetery " Shaw's; The Frolics; Ghosts, Witches, Bansheesand Secind Sight; the Treasure at Blue's Cove; A Wee Doch-an'-Dorris; Chri stmas and New Years; Fighting Men; Election Days of Old; At the Bar of J... View more info

Tell Me The Tales. First Edition, Signed

By: SHAW, Walter

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Square Deal Publications, Charlottetown , 1975,: 1975

Seller ID: 31313


SHAW, Walter. Tell Me The Tales. Charlottetown : Square Deal Publications, (1975). First Edition. "Printed by: Williams and Crue, Summerside, P.E.I." Pp (2),i-viii,1-166. With 22 b&w photos as well as some other illustrations in the text. Map. 8vo, photo-illustrated card covers, with a yellow blank leaf, front and rear. Reminiscences of the former premier, Walter Russell Shaw, OC (b. December 20, 1887, West River, Prince Edward Island – d. May 29, 1981, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island). Chapters: 1. A Goodly Land; 2. The Pioneer; 3. Home Indus... View more info

Thames : A Picture Book. UK in dj

By: BERGSTROM, Theo

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bergstrom + Boyle Books, 1975,:

Seller ID: 21120


BERGSTROM, Theo. The Thames : A Picture Book. L.: Bergstrom + Boyle Books, (1975). Pp 124. Illustrated. 4to, green cloth. Slightly cocked, else vg in dj (a few short closed tears). 25.00 View more info

Thames : London to Marlow

By: River Thames)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Joseph Mears Launches and Motors, Richmond, Surrey, 1930,:

Seller ID: 71310


(River Thames). The Thames : London to Marlow. Richmond, Surrey: Joseph Mears Launches and Motors, [n.d., ca 1930]. Pp. (1),4-30,(4), 9 of which are colour post-cards tipped into the text. Illustrated. Small oblong 8vo, stapled brown card covers with colour post card of Tower Bridge to front cover. Cohen, The Thames, 1580-1980: A General Bibliography, p.202. A smart, descriptive volume on the course of the Thames, as well as interesting sites along its shores. Some light wear to spine ends, extensive gift inscription totitle page, else vg. 35.00 View more info