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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

Thames : Record of a Working Waterway. signed in dj.

By: WILSON, David Gordon

Price: $60.00

Publisher: B.T. Batsford, Ltd., London, 1987, ISBN:0713452986:

Seller ID: 55528


WILSON, David Gordon. The Thames : Record of a Working Waterway . L.: B. T.Batsford, Ltd., (1987). Pp. 128. Large 8vo, blue cloth. A volume on the im pact of the River Thames in the rise of London. Vg in edge-sunned dj. Signed by author on title page. 60.00 View more info

Thames Companion. 2d ed pb.

By: PRICHARD, Mari CARPENTER, Humphrey.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, 1981,:

Seller ID: 41010


PRICHARD, Mari and Humphrey CARPENTER. A Thames Companion. Second Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1981. Pp 182. 8vo, ill. card covers. "Thisinformal guide to the world's most famous river progresses from its disput ed source in the hills of Gloucestershire to the tideway, still busy with commercial traffic, and from its first records in Roman times to the presentday. It discusses the Thames as a commercial waterway, linked by a series of canals to England's main manufacturing centres; as a stimulus for artists and writers living on its banks; as the scene of important development... View more info

Thames Portrait

By: ROBERTSON, E. Arnot TURNER, H. E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Macmillan, New York, 1937,:

Seller ID: 56291


ROBERTSON, E. Arnot. Thames Portrait. Photographs by H. E. Turner. NY: Macmillan, 1937. Pp. 168, frontis., + 53 p. of plates. Large 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. Cohen, The Thames, 1580-1980: A General Bibliography p.175. A history of the Thames, with dozens of black and white illustrations. Upper right front and rear corners of boards lightly specked, minor wear to extremities, else vg. 20.00 View more info

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Thames Triumphant. First Edition in dustjacket

By: JONES, Sydney R.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Studio, London & New York, 1943,: 1943

Seller ID: 18473


JONES, Sydney R. Thames Triumphant. A Companion Work to London Triumphant. London & New York: The Studio Publications, (December 1943). First Printing. Pp (3),iv-vi,7-272. Illustrated throughout, with some images on the regular paper and some on glossy stock. 8vo, navy cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Cohen, The Thames, 1580-1980: A General Bibliography p.161. Sydney Robert Jones (b. 1881, Birmingham, England - 1966). Contents : Prologue : A venture on the water—and its results. Gloucestershire to O... View more info

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The Alphabet : An Account of the Origin and Development of Letters.. in 2 vols.. Vol.I. Semitic Alphabets. Vol.II. Aryan Alphabets.

By: TAYLOR, Isaac

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Kegan Paul, trench, & Co., London, 1883,: 1883

Seller ID: 51727


TAYLOR, Isaac. The Alphabet : An Account of the Origin and Development of Letters. In Two Volumes. Vol. I. Semitic Alphabets. Vol. II. Aryan Alphabets. London : Kegan Paul, Trench, & Co., 1883. Pp 358 + 32 pp. publisher's catalogue dated 10/83; 398. Illustrated. 8vo (155 x 228 mm), brown cloth, gilt illustration to front boards, with gilt lettering to spines, top edges gilt. Isaac Taylor (b. May 2, 1829, Stanford Rivers, Essex, England – d. October 18, 1901) was a philologist, toponymist, and Anglican canon of York (from 1885). Preface. 1. The Inventors of ... View more info

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The Enigma of Arrival. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: NAIPAUL, V.S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Knopf, New York, 1987,: 1987

Seller ID: 33996

ISBN: 0394509714


NAIPAUL, V.S. The Enigma of Arrival : A Novel. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1987. First American Edition. Pp (14),5-354,(4). 8vo [148 x 218 mm], black cloth spine, green paper-covered boards, gilt lettering and silver decoration to front board & spine. Sir Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul (b. August 17, 1932, Chaguanas, British Trinidad and Tobago – d. August 11, 2018, London, England), known as Vidia Naipaul or V. S. Naipaul, was a Trinidadian-British writer who won the 2001 Nobel Prize for Literature. "Here, in his first work of fiction since A Bend in the R... View more info

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The Gaspe Peninsula : A Study of the Geology of the Region, and its Influence on the Inhabitants

By: COLEMAN, A. P. Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada. Third Series - 1921

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Royal Society of Canada, Ottawa, 1921,: 1921

Seller ID: 115397


COLEMAN, A. P. The Gaspé Peninsula : A Study of the Geology of the Region, and its Influence on the Inhabitants. From the Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada. Third Series - 1921, Appendix A. [Ottawa : Royal Society of Canada, 1921]. Pp (2),[xxxix]-lv,(1) including covers. 8vo, stapled self-wraps, lettered in black. Arthur Philemon Coleman, FRSC (b. April 4, 1852, Lachute, Quebec - d. February 26, 1939, Toronto). The Presidential Address by A. P. Coleman. Contents : Introduction; Physical Features of Gaspé; The Building of the Shick... View more info

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The Genius of the Thames : A Lyrical Poem. First Edition.

By: PEACOCK, Thomas Love

Price: $700.00

Publisher: T. Hookham, London, 1810,: 1810

Seller ID: 102758


PEACOCK, Thomas Love. The Genius of the Thames : A Lyrical Poem. In two parts. London : printed for T. Hookham, Jun. and E.T. Hookham, No. 15, Old Bond Street; and Manners and Miller, Edinburgh, 1810. (T. Bensley, Printer, Bolt Court, Fleet Street, London). Pp. (4),[v]-vii,(1),[1]-147,(1). 8vo, rebound with brown calf spine, original marbled paper covered boards, gilt lettered dark brown leather title block and four gilt tooled bands to spine, new endpapers, original half-title leaf still part of the binding. Cohn, The Thames, 1590-1980, A General Bibliography, p. 170-1.... View more info

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The Mighty, Mighty Amazon First American Edition

By: ST. CLAIR, David

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Funk & Wagnalls, 1968,: 1968

Seller ID: 43223

ISBN: 0285500880


St. CLAIR, David. The Mighty, Mighty Amazon. New York : Funk & Wagnalls, [1968]. First American Edition. Printed in Great Britain. Pp (6),vii-xv,(1),1-304 + 16 pages of b&w plates. 8vo, blue-green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. With map end-papers. David St. Clair (b. October 2, 1932, Newton Falls, Ohio). A sensitive, impressionistic approach to the variety of human beings resident along the Amazon's course: "a chronicle of some of the men and women who have lived, loved and died along the banks of the mighty, mighty Amazon". With considerable treatment of the Rubbe... View more info

The Origin of Springs and Rivers : An Historical Review.

By: ADAMS, Frank Dawson

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Helsingfors, 1928,: 1928

Seller ID: 49472


ADAMS, Frank Dawson. The Origin of Springs and Rivers : An Historical Review. Helsinki : Helsingfors, 1928. Printed in Finland. Pp. 16 + 2 plates. 8vo, white printed self wraps. Unopened. Fennia 50, No. 1. Frank Dawson Adams, FRS, FRSC (b. September 17, 1859, Montreal – d. December 26, 1942, Montreal) was a Canadian geologist. Head of spine bumped, slight rubbing to edges, small inked notation to front, else very good. 20.00 View more info

The Ottawa River. An article in Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. 2, No. 2, February, 1931

By: SHORTT, George. Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. 02, No. 2 HIND, E. Cora GRAYSON, Ethel Kirk

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Canadian Geographical Journal, Montreal, 1931,: 1931

Seller ID: 88617


SHORTT, George. "The Ottawa River." An article in Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. II, No. 2, February, 1931, pp 115-134. Montreal : Canadian Geographical Society, 1931. Pp i-vii,87-170,ix-xiv. Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. 8vo, wrappers. Also includes E. Cora Hind's “A Story of Wheat” (pp 88-114); Ethel Kirk Grayson's “A Capetown Memory” (pp 135-152); James Kerr's “British Columbia Place Names” (pp 153-170). Rubbed, tear to foot of spine,else very good. For the issue 25.00 View more info

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The Ottawa, First Edition in dustjacket

By: GREENING, William E.

Price: $32.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1961,: 1961

Seller ID: 23607


GREENING, William E. The Ottawa. Woodcuts [by] Laurence Hyde. (Toronto) : McClelland and Stewart Limited, (1961). First Edition. Pp (4),v-xv,(1),17-208. Illustrated. 8vo, light bluish green cloth, spine lettering in gilt & black.With map end-papers. Spadoni and Donnelly 1577, Rhodenizer p.648. William Edward Greening (b.1913 Toronto) was living in Montreal at the time of publication. Laurence Evelyn Hyde (b June 6, 1914, Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey, England – d. August 8, 1987). vv"The colourful story of the Valley of the Ottawa from the days of the voyageurs ... View more info

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The River That Missed The Boat. First Edition

By: GRANTMYRE, Barbara

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Halifax, Petheric Press: 1975

Seller ID: 11381

ISBN: 0919380174


GRANTMYRE, Barbara. The River That Missed The Boat. Halifax, Nova Scotia : Petheric Press, (April, 1975). First Edition. "Printed in Canada by McCurdy Printing Company Limited, Halifax, Nova Scotia". Pp (4), 1-47,(1),12-page pictorial supplement with 8 b&w photos and 2 maps,49-102,(2). 8vo (151 x 228 mm), photo-illustrated pale yellow card covers, with blue lettering to spine. Laugher p. 215. Barbara Grantmyre, née Lucas (b. 1903, Bolton, Lancashire, England - d. 1977) was living in Elmsdale, Nova Scotia at the time of publication. On the Shubenacad... View more info

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The Shannon Sailors : A Voyage to the Heart of Ireland. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: WIBBERLEY, Leonard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: William Morrow & Co., New York, 1972,: 1972

Seller ID: 71525

ISBN: 0688000975


WIBBERLEY, Leonard. The Shannon Sailors : A Voyage to the Heart of Ireland. New York : William Morrow and Company, 1972. First Edition. Pp. (8),[9]-157,(3). 8vo, green cloth wtih gilt lettering to spine. Toy 1208: "A voyage in the chartered 44' diesel cruiser Lady Catherine from Lough Derg up the Shannon to the head of navigation and then, by canal, to Dublin, made to acquaint the author's four boys, all born in California, with Ireland. There are navigational hazards along this course which were overcome, but sometimes only barely. Wibberley lacks the ability to write a du... View more info

The Wisconsin : River of a Thousand Isles. First Edition

By: DERLETH, August Rivers of America Series 18 CURRY, John Steuart

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Farrar & Rinehart, Incorporated, New York & Toronto , 1942,: 1942

Seller ID: 20931


DERLETH, August. The Wisconsin : River of a Thousand Isles. Illustrated by John Steuart Curry. New York & Toronto : Farrar & Rinehart, Incorporated, (1942). First Edition, First Printing (with publisher's device on copyright page). Pp (8),ix-xi,366. 8vo (143 x 208 mm), medium green cloth close to Pantone 345, with gilt lettering to spine, with title in forest green panel. With Rivers of America device blindstamped to front board. No. 18 in the Rivers of America series. Fitzgerald, The Rivers of America: A Descriptive Bibliography, W12. Au... View more info

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The Wisconsin : River of a Thousand Isles. First Edition in dustjacket

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Farrar & Rinehart, Incorporated, 1942

Seller ID: 116726


DERLETH, August. The Wisconsin : River of a Thousand Isles. Illustrated by John Steuart Curry. New York & Toronto : Farrar & Rinehart, Incorporated, (1942). First Edition, First Printing (with publisher's device on copyright page). Pp (8),ix-xi,366. 8vo (143 x 208 mm), medium green cloth close to Pantone 345, with gilt lettering to spine, with title in forest green panel. With Rivers of America device blindstamped to front board. No. 18 in the Rivers of America series. Fitzgerald, The Rivers of America: A Descriptive Bibliography, W12. Au... View more info

Theory and History of Ocean Boundary-Making. First Edition in dustjacket

By: JOHNSTON, Douglas M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: McGill-Queen's University Press, Kingston & Montreal, 1988, ISBN:0773506241:

Seller ID: 18382


JOHNSTON, Douglas M. The Theory and History of Ocean Boundary-Making. Kingston & Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, (1988). Pp 445. 8vo, bluecloth. "Boundary-making theory tends to be derived from experience on land . In this book, Douglas Johnston provides a synthesis of all disciplines relevant to any aspect of boundary-making. He outlines the general theory of boundary-making, reviews the modern history of all modes of boundary-makingin the ocean, and provides a theoretical framework for the analysis and ev aluation of ocean boundary claims, practices, arrangements, and settlem... View more info

These are the Maritimes. 2nd Printing in dustjacket

By: BIRD, Will R.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1964,:

Seller ID: 96152


BIRD, Will R. These are the Maritimes. Toronto: The Ryerson Press, (1964). Second Printing. Pp (10),1-333,(1) + 16 p. photos. 8vo, blue cloth. Wattersp.952, Laugher p.38. "This is a different sort of travel book. It does not pretend to list all there is to be found in the Maritimes but recounts the adventures of the author as he motored along the coast, through forested i nland, in and out of delightful valleys, along pleasant vistas of farm lands and sleepy little rivers. He interviewed a variety of residents in the areas, learned their philosophy of life, listened to their favourite stor... View more info

These fields were rivers. pbk.

By: MacLAINE, Brent

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Goose Lane Editions, 2004, ISBN:0864924046:

Seller ID: 65527


MacLAINE, Brent. These fields were rivers. (Fredericton, NB): Goose Lane Editions, (2004). Pp. 107. 8vo, green ill. card covers. A collection of poemsby the Prince Edward Island author. Vg. 12.00 View more info