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This is New Brunswick. First Edition in dustjacket

By: CHILDS, Gerry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Nimbus, Halifax, NS, 1996, ISBN:1551091941:

Seller ID: 26704


CHILDS, Gerry. This is New Brunswick. (Halifax, NS) : Nimbus Publishing, (1996). First Edition. Pp (2), [iii]-viii,1-[80]. Illustrated. Oblong 8vo (270 x 216 mm), green cloth, gilt lewttering to spine. James Gerald "Gerry" Childs (b. January 20, 1938, Saint John, N.B. - d. February 17, 2012, Fredericton) was living in Grand Bay, N.B. at the time of publication. A pictorialwork on New Brunswick with 86 colour photos. "It has been written that a l and long lived in sings with many voices, and so it can be said of New Brunswick. With a rich tapestry of traditions and cultures—includ... View more info

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Thomas Christy's Road Across the Plains : A Guide to the Route from Mormon Crossing, now Omaha, Nebraska in dj

By: CHRISTY, Thomas BECKER, Robert H.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Old West Publishing Company, Denver, 1969,:

Seller ID: 47840


CHRISTY, Thomas. Thomas Christy's Road Across the Plains : A Guide to the Route from Mormon Crossing, now Omaha, Nebraska, to the City of Sacramento, California via the North Side of the Platte River to Fort Laramie; thence to Casper, Wyoming; following the Sweetwater River to South Pass. Thereafterby Surlette's and Hudspeth's Cut-offs to the Humboldt and Carson Rivers, a nd over the Sierra Nevada Mountains to the Famous Gold Diggings in California. Compiled from His Personal Observations During the Spring and Summer of1850 by Thomas Christy of Van Buren County, Iowa together with his Diary o ... View more info

Three Men in a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog). in dj.

By: JEROME, Jerome K. JASEN, David A., ed. and intro. Continuum Classics of Humour series)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Continuum, New York, 1980, ISBN:0826400183:

Seller ID: 77824


JEROME, Jerome K. Three Men in a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog) . A Continuum Classic of Humour edited and introduced by David A. Jasen. New York: Continuum, (1980). Pp. [i]-vii,(1),1-192,(8). 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Vg in unclipped dj. 12.50 View more info

Three Men in a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog). First Edition, Second State

By: JEROME, Jerome K.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: J.W. Arrowsmith / Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent , Bristol / London, 1889,:

Seller ID: 98200


JEROME, Jerome K. Three Men in a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog). Illustrations by A. Frederics. Bristol : J.W. Arrowsmith, 11 Quay Street / London :Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., Limited, 1889. First Edition, Sec ond State [with “11 Quay Street” address]. Pp (6),[1]-315,(3). Illustrated.8vo, grey cloth, black lettering, vignette and single-rule border to front board, gilt lettering and logo to spine. Three Men in a Boat is a humorous account of a boating holiday on the Thames between Kingston and Oxford. Th e book was initially intended to be a serious travel guide, with accoun... View more info

Three Men in a Boat. (To Say Nothing of the Dog.)

By: JEROME, Jerome K.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: A.L. Burt , New York , 1914,:

Seller ID: 89527


JEROME, Jerome K. Three Men in a Boat. (To Say Nothing of the Dog.) New York : A.L. Burt Company, n.d. [1910s]. Pp (4),[1]-332. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. First published in 1889, this is a humorous account of a boating holiday on the Thames between Kingston and Oxford. Wear to spine ends and corners, hinges shaky, gift inscription (dated 1918), else good. 12.00 View more info

Three Men in a Boat. Folio Society in slipcase

By: JEROME, Jerome K.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Folio Society, London, 1998,:

Seller ID: 97736


JEROME, Jerome K. Three Men in a Boat. Illustrated by Paul Cox. London : The Folio Society, (1998). Second Folio Printing. Pp [1]-215,(1). Illustrated. Large 8vo, tan cloth with illustration in gilt and maroon, gilt letteringto spine, in a maroon paper covered slipcase. Three Men in a Boat, first p ublished in 1889, is a humorous account of a boating holiday on the Thames between Kingston and Oxford. The book was initially intended to be a serious travel guide, with accounts of local history along the route, but the humorous elements took over to the point where the serious and somewhat sentim... View more info

Through Asia. With Nearly Three Hundred Illustrations from Sketches and Photographs by the Author. In Two Volumes.

By: HEDIN, Sven.

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers , New York and London, 1899,:

Seller ID: 90918


HEDIN, Sven. Through Asia. With Nearly Three Hundred Illustrations from Sketches and Photographs by the Author. In Two Volumes. New York and London : Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1899. Pp (2),[i]-xviii,[1]-649,(3), frontis +large folding map at rear; [i]-xii,[651]-1255,(3), frontis + folding map a t rear. Profusely Illustrated. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine, gilt and red decoration to front board, top edge gilt.Sven Anders Hedin (1865-1952) was a Swedish geographer, topographer, explo rer, photographer, and travel writer. During four expeditions to Central As... View more info

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Through the French Provinces. First Edition

By: PEIXOTTO, Ernest PEIXOTTO, Ernest.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Scribner, 1909,: 1909

Seller ID: 32883


PEIXOTTO, Ernest. Through the French Provinces : ;Iillustrations by the author. New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, (October) 1909. First Edition. Pp 241. + frontispiece + 14 leaves of plates. 8vo, green cloth with pictorial panel on front, gilt lettering to spine. A journey through France- from Paris to Carcassone, by way of Chartres, Sens, Blois, Limoges, and Cahors- accomplished in the relatively novel motor-boat and motor-car. Contents: Motor-Boat Cruises: 1. Down the Seine; 2. Up the Oise. Little Journeys from Paris Unfrequented Chateaux ... View more info

Through the Heart of England in a Canadian Canoe

By: EVANS, R.J. National Geographic 041:5

Price: $22.00

Publisher: National Geographic, 1922,:

Seller ID: 18899


AULT, J. P. "Sailing the Seven Seas in the Interest of Science." An article in the National Geographic Magazine, Vol.42, No.6, December, 1922. Pp 473-497. Illustrated with 27 photographs and a map. Also Frederick Simpich's "The Story of the Ruhr." Ex-Library, chipped at spine, else Vg. 22.00 View more info

Time Enough. 1st US in dj

By: KIMBROUGH, Emily VASILIU, Mircea

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Harper & Row, 1974,:

Seller ID: 17037


KIMBROUGH, Emily. Time Enough. Drawings by Mircea Vasiliu. N.Y.: Harper & Row, (1974). First Printing. Pp 216. 8vo, green cloth. "This is, happily, another of Emily Kimbrough's delightful travel books - this time about a two-week cruise on a converted barge on the river Shannon." - from the dj. Vg in edgeworn dj. 17.50 View more info

To Sea and Back : The Heroic Life of the Atlantic Salmon. First U.K. Edition in dustjacket

By: SHELTON, Richard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Atlantic Books, London, 2009, ISBN:9781843547846:

Seller ID: 114100


SHELTON, Richard. To Sea and Back : The Heroic Life of the Atlantic Salmon.London : Atlantic Books, (2009). First Printing. Pp (6),vii-x,1-213,(1). I llustrated. Index. 8vo, brown cloth, gilt ltetering to spine, blue marbled endpapers. "The Atlantic salmon is an extraordinary and mysterious fish. For centuries mankind has wondered how it is able to survive both in fresh and salt water and how it navigates thousands of miles to feeding grounds in the northern oceans before returning to the burns of its birth to reproduce. Richard Shelton combines personal memoir and science to reveal the ri... View more info

To the River's End. in dj

By: GREEN, Lawrence G.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Howard B. Timmins, 1948,:

Seller ID: 26870


GREEN, Lawrence G. To the River's End. Cape Town: Howard B. Timmins, (n.d.). ca. 1948. Pp 208. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth. A narrative journey to the sea, down South Africa's Orange River from Union's End to the Atlantic. Focuses on the region's human and natural history. Gift inscription, else vg in chipped dj. 40.00 View more info

Towboat Pilot. signed, numbered.

By: MELTON, Elston

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Caxton Printers, 1948,:

Seller ID: 40452


MELTON, Elston J. Towboat Pilot. Illustrated with Photographs, Pen Sketches by the Author. Caldwell, Idaho: The Caxton Printers, 1948. Pp 279, col. frontis., num. plates. 8vo, green cloth. Number 180 of an edition of 1000 copies signed by the author. A novel evoking the characters and sights of the Gascoyne and Missouri Rivers, and the peculiar nautical culture of the riverine mid-west. Rubbed with wear to extremities, soiling to cloth, spine sunned, else vg. 70.00 View more info

Towboating on the Mississippi. First Edition in dustjacket. signed

By: PETERSEN, William J.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: A.S. Barnes and Company, South Brunswick and New York, 1986, ISBN:0498021750:

Seller ID: 103057


PETERSEN, William J. Towboating on the Mississippi. South Brunswick and NewYork : A.S. Barnes and Company / London : Thomas Yoseloff Ltd, (1979). Fir st Edition. Pp. (8),9-294,(2). Double column. Illustrated in black and white. Folio, black cloth with silver lettering to spine. William John Petersen(b. January 30, 1901, Dubuque, Iowa - d. February 2, 1989, Dubuque) histor ian and author. This is the American issue with "Barnes" on the spine of the book and of the dj. "This truly outstanding book covers the whole period of modern towboating on the Mississippi and its navigable tribu... View more info

Township Officers. Municipality of Cumberland for 1897

By: Municipal Council, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 1897,:

Seller ID: 92564


(Municipal Council, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia). Township Officers. Municipality of Cumberland for 1897. Minutes and Proceedings, Municipal Council, Cumberland County. Pp [1]-20. 8vo, lacking wrappers. Includes lists of the following Township Officers for all 16 Polling Districts : Surveyors of Highways, Surveyors of Lumber, County Constables, Overseers of Poor, Inspectors of Weeds, Bridge Keepers, Board of Health, Sanitary Inspectors, Clerksof Licvence, Clerk and Treasurer of Overseer of poor, Pound Keepers, Super visors of Public Property, Collector of County and Poor Rates, Assessors, P... View more info

Towpath Guide to the C & O Canal : Section Two : Seneca to Harpers Ferry. 8th pr.

By: HAHN, Thomas F.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: American Canal and Transportation Center, Shepherdstown, WV, 1980,:

Seller ID: 62930


HAHN, Thomas F. Towpath Guide to the C & O Canal : Section Two : Seneca to Harpers Ferry. Shepherdstown, WV: American Canal and Transportation Center,1980. Eighth Printing. Pp. 52. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated stapled yello w card covers. Lightly rubbed, underlining, else vg. 10.00 View more info

Trails of Halifax Regional Municipality. Second Printing, Signed

By: HAYNES, Michael

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Goose Lane, Fredericton, 2000, ISBN:0864922981:

Seller ID: 72850


HAYNES, Michael. Trails of Halifax Regional Municipality. (Fredericton, NewBrunswick) : Goose Lane, (copyright 2000). Second Printing. Pp [1]-127,(1) . Maps. Small 8vo, blue photo-illustrated card covers. An ambler's guide to25 city and country trails. 'Trails of Halifax Regional Municipality' guar antees delightful excursions to all who love the outdoors. Michael Haynes presents 25 beautiful, well tended, easily accessible trails. Some are urbanand park paths and abandoned railway lines. Others are well developed natu re trails across coastal beaches, through woods, and along lakeshores, rive... View more info

Tramps in Dark Mongolia. First Edition

By: HEDLEY, John.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: T. Fisher Unwin, London, 1910,:

Seller ID: 111384


HEDLEY, John. Tramps in Dark Mongolia. With illustrations and a map. London: T Fisher Unwin, 1910. First Edition. Pp (6),vii-xii,[1]-371,(1),[i]-xv,1 -87,(2), frontispiece (with tissue guad) + 49 plates + folding map. Index. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering toi from board and spine, gilt ilustrationto front board, top edge gilt. Contents : 1. The City of Eternal Peace. 2. Through the Great Wall. 3. In James Gilmour's Footsteps. 4. Tramping in th e By-paths. 5. Off to the Grass-lands. 6. Behind the Hills Once More. 7. Inthe Gloriously Founded City. 8. The T'ai Ming T'a, or the Pagoda of the Gr ... View more info

Transportation Frontier. US no dj

By: WINTHER, Oscar Osburn Histories of the American Frontier

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1964,:

Seller ID: 24569


WINTHER, Oscar Osburn. The Transportation Frontier : Trans-Mississippi West 1865-1890. N.Y.: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1964). Pp 224. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth spine, orange cloth boards. In the Histories of the American Frontier series. Chapter 6 : Steamboats on a Vanishing Frontier (pp.74-91). Vg. 27.50 View more info

Travels through the Canadas. Hurtig repr in dj.

By: HERIOT, George

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Hurtig, 1971,:

Seller ID: 42114


HERIOT, George. Travels through the Canadas Containing a Description of the Picturesque Scenery on Some of the Rivers and Lakes; with an Account of the Productions, Commerce, and Inhabitants of those Provinces. To Which is Subjoined a Comparative View of the Manners and Customs of Several of the Indian Nations of North and South America. Illustrated with a Map and Numerous Engravings, from Drawings Made at the Several Places by the Author. Edmonton: M.G. Hurtig Ltd., (1971). Pp 602, folding frontis., [26] pp plates on 25 leaves (five folding), folding map at front. Large 8vo, red cloth. Small,... View more info