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Travels through the Canadas. Hurtig repr in dj.

By: HERIOT, George

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Hurtig, 1971,:

Seller ID: 48950


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. Fine i... View more info

Travels with Lionel. in dj

By: MASSEY, Hart VERNEY, John

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Deneau Publishers, Toronto, 1988, ISBN:088879147x:

Seller ID: 21036


MASSEY, Hart. Travels with Lionel: A Small Barge in France. With illustrations by John Verney. Toronto: Deneau Publishers, 1988. Pp. (6),7-192, illustrated with drawings. 8vo, green cloth. "A short trip in a friend's rented boat on a river in Southern Ontario was enough to hook Hart Massey, retired architect, an dhis wife Melodie, on the boating life. Holidays on rented boats in Canada and all over Europe led them to the inevitable conclusion -- they wanted a boat of their own. 'Travels with Lionel' describes their search for a barge, and their subsequent leisurely cruising on Lionel, an o... View more info

Treatise on the Commerce and Police of the River Thames

By: COLQUHOUN, P[atrick].

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: 1800,:

Seller ID: 38219


COLQUHOUN, P[atrick]. Treatise on the Commerce and Police of the River Thames: Containing an historical view of the trade of the port of London; and suggesting Means for preventing the Depredations thereon, by a Legislative System of River Police. With an account of the functions of the various magistrates and corporations exercising jurisdiction on the river; and a general view of the penal and remedial statutes connected with the subject, by P. Colquhoun, LL.D. L.: Printed for Joseph Mawman, in the Poultry, successor to Mr Dilly, [by] H. Baldwin and Son, Printers, New Bridge-street, 1800. Fi... View more info

Trekking Through Northern Labrador : A Woman's Odyssey. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: BURSEY, Marilyn BURSEY, Brian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oceanside Publishing, St. John's, 1998, ISBN:1550565893:

Seller ID: 41666


BURSEY, Marilyn. Trekking Through Northern Labrador : A Woman's Odyssey. St. John's, Newfoundland : Oceanside Publishing, (1998). First Edition. Pp (8),[1]-137,(7). Illustrated with 29 colour photographs and a map. 8vo, grey cloth. "In the summer of 1994, Marilyn Bursey, accompanied by her [photographer] husband, Brian, travelled to the northern tip of Labrador. For the next four weeks, they would hike through the rugged and beautiful Torngat Mountains, one of North America's most remote and inaccessible regions. This is her story of their incredible journey." - from the dj. Chapters :... View more info

Trespassing in God's Country : Sixty Years of Flying in Northern Canada.

By: THERIAULT, George.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Treeline Publishing, Chapleau, Ontario, 1994, ISBN:0969811802:

Seller ID: 93998


THERIAULT, George. Trespassing in God's Country : Sixty Years of Flying in Northern Canada. Edited by Elizabeth Theriault Pasco. (Chapleau, Ontario : Treeline Publishing, 1994). Pp [1]-197,(3). Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. 8vo, illustrated green card covers, lettered in blue. “George Theriault has been flying in northern Canada since the summer of 1934 when he began work as a dock boy at the seaplane base in South Porcupine, Ontario. This series of stories chronicles his adventures from Alaska to Labrador. As a young pilot on the RCAF survey teams that chartered the northwestern Arctic,... View more info

Tropical Africa

By: DRUMMOND, Henry Humboldt Library, 104)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Humboldt Pub. Co., New York, 1888,:

Seller ID: 62307


DRUMMOND, Henry. Tropical Africa . NY: The Humboldt Pub. Co., 1888. Pp. 68.Double column. 8vo, printed yellow card covers. The Humboldt Library, Nove mber 1888, no. 104. The Scottish theologian's presentation of the natural history of Africa along the Zambesi river, and into the Nyassa/Tanganyika region. Covers nicked and smudged, spine browned with a small chip to tail, name stamp, else vg. 40.00 View more info

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Trout Streams

By: NEEDHAM, Paul R.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Comstock Publishing Company, Ithaca, NY, 1940,:

Seller ID: 54861


NEEDHAM, Paul R. Trout Streams : Conditions that Determine Their Productivity and Suggestions for Stream and Lake Management. Ithaca, NY: Comstock Publishing Company, 1940. 1st pub 1938. Second Printing. Pp. 233, frontis. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth with black title block to spine. Contents: I) Trout and Salmon ; II) Stream Conditions, Physical and Chemical ; III) Trout Stream Animals ; IV) Food Selection By Trout ; V) Distribution of Trout Foods ; VI) Propagation, Stocking, and Protection ; VII) Stream and Lake Management. Some minor wear to extremities, else vg. 50.00 View more info

Tug's Rescue Work : The Autobiography of a Retired Tugmaster.

By: HUNTER, Robert. PROUD, John H., (ed.)

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Printability Publishing Ltd. on behalf of John H. Proud, Hartlepool, 2003, ISBN:1872239412:

Seller ID: 98555


HUNTER, Robert. A Tug's Rescue Work : The Autobiography of a Retired Tugmaster. Editor: John H. Proud. (Hartlepool : Published by Printability Publishing Ltd. on behalf of John H. Proud, 2003). Pp (2),1-44,(2). Illustrated. Maps. 4to, illustrated red stapled card covers. “This is a true account of the experiences and adventures of the writer from boyhood to retirement in connection with Tyne tugs. The River Tyne was the birthplace of tugs and tugboatmen, therefore Tyne-built tugs have been delivered all over the world, their outstanding qualities being known to all. Of all branches of shippi... View more info

Turbulence in Lakes and Rivers.

By: SMITH, I.R. Freshwater Biological Association, Scientific Publication No. 29

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Freshwater Biological Association, Ambleside, 1975, ISBN:900386215:

Seller ID: 80066


SMITH, I.R. Turbulence in Lakes and Rivers. (Ambleside) : Freshwater Biological Association, Scientific Publication No. 29, 1975. Pp [1]-79,(1). 8vo, red stapled card covers, printed in black. Very good. 15.00 View more info

Twelve Thousand Years : American Indians in Maine. With contributions by Steven L. Cox and Ruth H. Whitehead

By: BOURQUE, Bruce J. WHITEHEAD, Ruth H. COX, Steven L.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln and London, 2001, ISBN:0803213107:

Seller ID: 100071


BOURQUE, Bruce J. Twelve Thousand Years : American Indians in Maine. With contributions by Steven L. Cox and Ruth H. Whitehead. Lincoln and London : University of Nebraska Press, (2001). Pp [i]-xviii,(2),[1]-368,(4). Illustrated. Maps. Index. Large 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. “Nearly twelve thousand years ago Native Americans began moving through and eventually settling along the rocky coast, rivers, lakes, valleys, and mountains of a region that would later become known as Maine. "Twelve Thousand Years" is the story of the many generations of Native peoples who for tw... View more info

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Up and Down the Merrimac : A Vacation Trip

By: BOYD, Pliny Steele.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: D.E. Lothrop Company, Boston, 1890,:

Seller ID: 88525


BOYD, Pliny Steele. Up and Down the Merrimac : A Vacation Trip. Boston : D.E. Lothrop Company, (copyright 1879). Pp [i]-vi,7-185,(4,ads),(3), frontispiece. 8vo, pictorial grey cloth, gilt panel to spine. Toy 1314: "A rambling, facetious, descriptive and highly embroidered account of a rowing, towing, and sailing voyage in a dory up the Merrimac from Newburyport to Passaconaway Island, of camping there, and of the voyage home.". New Hampshire and Massachusetts. “And to gratify the gypsy, as well as to enjoy the luxury of discovery, and the fascination of p... View more info

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Vermilion Bird : T'ang Images of the South. in dj

By: SCHAFER, Edward H.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: University of California Press, Berkeley, 1967,:

Seller ID: 58681


SCHAFER, Edward H. The Vermilion Bird : T'ang Images of the South. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1967. Pp. 380. With 7 plates. Large 8vo, tan cloth covered boards with red decoration and titles to front, black cloth spine, gilt titles, maps to endpapers, top edge red. Chapters: 1. Nam-Viet: Foreground and Background: Modern Peoples - Ancient Peoples - Ancient Chams and Khmers; 2. Hua People: Reconquest - Roads and Cities - Soldiers Administrators - Exiles - Creoles; 3. Man People: Lao and Others - Insurrections - Turncoats - Chams - Other Foreigners; 4. Women; 5. Divine Beings: Tao... View more info

Villagers : Athabaskan Indian Life Along the Yukon River. First Edition in dustjacket

By: FEJES, Claire

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Random House, New York, 1981, ISBN:0394516737:

Seller ID: 107924


FEJES, Claire. Villagers : Athabaskan Indian Life Along the Yukon River. New York : Random House, (1981). Firs Printing. Pp (16),[3]-204,(6). Ilustrated. Map. 8vo, grey cloth spne, black paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. "The natives of Alaska, the Athabaskan Indians, are facing a momentous crisis. Their traditional way of life is being threatened with extinction by the culture of the white man. What changes have been wrougnt in the lite style of the Indians? How are they meeting the challenge to their heritage? Will they prevail as a people? In Villagers, Claire Fejes - a res... View more info

Voices on the River : The Story of the Mississippi Waterways

By: HAVIGHURST, Walter.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Macmillan Company / Collier-Macmillan Limited, New York / London , 1964,:

Seller ID: 91443


HAVIGHURST, Walter. Voices on the River : The Story of the Mississippi Waterways. New York : The Macmillan Company / London : Collier-Macmillan Limited, (1964). First Printing. Pp [i]-vii,(1),1-310,(2),+ 16 pp plates. Endpaper Maps. Index. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "This book surveys three centuries of transportation on the Mississippi system, from Indian canoes to the barge fleets that now dwarf the vanished steamboat traffic. It follows the frontier commerce up many rivers. It shows Indian tribes carried to exile; soldiers transported to army posts; artists, scientists a... View more info

Voyage : Waterway Journeys : Forty years of Sailing made this a Veyage

By: LARSEN, Arnold Les

Price: $60.00

Publisher: 2006,:

Seller ID: 98477


LARSEN, Arnold "Les". Voyage : Waterway Journeys : Forty years of Sailing made this a Voyage. N.pl.: n.pub., (2006). Pp (4),1-363,(1). Ilustrated. 4to, illustrated white card covers. Contents : Journey No.1. Chicago to Clearwater 1981; No.2. Clearwater - Hampton Roads, VA 1982; No.3. Hampton Roads to Chicago 1983. Miscellaneous Years 1984 - 1992; No.4. Racine to Bellville,Ontario 1992; No.5. Belleville - Quebec City, Quebec 1993; No.6. Quebec Ci ty to Boothbay, Maine 1994; No.7. Boothbay to Charleston, SC 1995; No.8. Charleston to Port Salerno, FL... View more info

Voyage of a Summer Sun : Canoeing the Columbia River.. 1st card covers

By: CODY, Robin

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Sasquatch Books, Seattle , 1996,:

Seller ID: 23378


CODY, Robin. Voyage of a Summer Sun : Canoeing the Columbia River. Seattle : Sasquatch Books, (1996). First Paperback Printing. Pp 301. Illustrated. 8vo, card covers. Cassell 473. A chatty excursion down the Columbia from itssource in the Canadian Rockies to the sea. Very good. 12.50 View more info

Voyageur : Across the Rocky Mountains in a Birchbark Canoe. First British Printing in dustjacket

By: TWIGGER, Robert

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 2006, ISBN:0297829815:

Seller ID: 112745


TWIGGER, Robert. Voyageur : Across the Rocky Mountains in a Birchbark Canoe. London : Weidenfeld & Nicolsn, (2006). Pp. (12),3-390, + 16 p. of plates . Endpaper Maps. 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. "Fifteen yearsbefore Lewis and Clarke Scotsman Alexander Mackenzie, looking to open up a trade route, set out from Lake Athabasca in central Northern Canada in sea rch of the Pacific Ocean. Mackenzie travelled by bark canoe and had a cacheof rum and a crew of Canadian voyageurs, hard-living backwoodsmen, for com pany. Two centuries later, in a spirit of organic authenticity, Robert ... View more info

Wabash. First Edition

By: WILSON, William E. Rivers of America Series

Price: $22.00

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

Seller ID: 107456


BESTON, Henry. The St. Lawrence. Illustrated by John de Martelly. New York,Toronto : Farrar & Rinehart, (1942). First Edition with the publisher's de vice on the copyright page. Pp (8), ix-xi, (3), 3-359,(1). 8vo, blue cloth.No. 20 in the Rivers of America series. Fitzgerald, The Rivers of America : A Descriptive Bibliography W1. Part I. Beginnings. 1. Summer Evening; 2. Let's Look at the River; 3. The Mound Builders; 4. Down from the North; 5. The First Villain [the coureurs de bois]. Part II. The Drowned Country. 6. Red and Green Serge; 7. Soldat de Jésus [Father Pierre Gibaullt]; 8. The Be... View more info

Warfare in Atlantic Africa 1500-1800. First Paperback Edition

By: THORNTON, John K. Warfare and History.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: UCL Press, London, 1999, ISBN:1857283937:

Seller ID: 114936


THORNTON, John K. Warfare in Atlantic Africa 1500-1800. (London) : UCL Press, (1999). First Paperback Edition. Pp (4),v-xiv,1-194. Maps. 8vo, photo-illustrated red card covers, lettered in white. A volume in the Warfare and History series. General Editor, Jeremy Black. "Warfare in Atlantic Africa, 1500-1800 investigates the impact of warfare on the history of Africa in theperiod of the slave trade. [...] including discussion of : * the relations hip between war and the slave trade; * the role of Europeans in promoting African wars and supplying African armies; * the influence of climatic a... View more info

Warriors of the North Pacific : Missionary Accounts of the Northwest Coast,the Skeena and Stikine Rivers and the Klondike, 1829-1900. First Edition in dustjacket

By: LILLARD, Charles, (ed.) COSBY, Thomas RIDLEY, William GREEN, J.S., Rev.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sono Nis Press, Victoria, British Columbia, 1984, ISBN:0919203485:

Seller ID: 106685


LILLARD, Charles, (ed.). Warriors of the North Pacific : Missionary Accounts of the Northwest Coast, the Skeena and Stikine Rivers and the Klondike, 1829-1900. Edited and annotated by Charles Lillard. Victoria, British Columbia : Sono Nis Press, (1984). First Edition. Pp (8),9-280. 8vo, wine cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "Since the 1740s the Northwest Coast has had many frontiers - Russian, Spanish, British, American - and each has known its own 'rush.' Men thronged into each frontier seeking what was in demand, what would bring a quick profit. The first rush was for fur, then came the r... View more info