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Windswept : The Story of Wind and Weather. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: de VILLIERS, Marq

Price: $20.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 2006, ISBN:0771026447:

Seller ID: 71483


de VILLIERS, Marq. Windswept : The Story of Wind and Weather . (Toronto) : McClelland and Stewart, (2006). First Printing. Pp. (10),[1]-338,(4). 8vo (150 x 215 mm), blue cloth with siver lettering to spine. Marq de Villiers, CM (b. 1940, Bloemfontein, South Africa). "Although sometimes enormously destructive, wind is also one of the elements that make life on Earth possible. Without it, the intense solar radiation beating down on the tropics would have no way of escaping. Wind warms the higher latitudes and moderates the equatorial regions, and carries evaporated moisture from oceans to la... View more info

Winooski. 1st US no dj.

By: HILL, Ralph Nading Rivers of America DALY, George

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Rinehart, New York, 1949,:

Seller ID: 55720


HILL, Ralph Nading. The Winooski : Heartway of Vermont ; illustrated by George Daly. NY: Rinehart, (1949). First Printing (with Rinehart device verso title page). Pp. 304. 8vo, tan cloth with green title block to spine. A volume in The Rivers of America series. Spine browned, namestamp to ffep, dj portions taped to front pastedown, else vg. 30.00 View more info

Wisconsin Frontier. First Edition in dustjacket

By: WYMAN, Mark

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Indiana University Press, Bloomington & Indianapolis, 1998, ISBN:0253334144:

Seller ID: 114454


WYMAN, Mark. The Wisconsin Frontier. Bloomington & Indianapolis : Indiana University Press, (1998). First Printing. Pp (6),[vii]-xviii,(2),[1]-336,(4). Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "From French coureurs de bois coursing through its waterways in the seventeenth century to the iumberjacKs who rode logs down those same rivers in the late nineteenth century, settlers came to Wisconsin's frontier seeking wealth and opportunity. Indians mixed with these newcomers, sometimes helping and sometimes challenging them, often benefiting irom their guns, pots, blankets, ... View more info

Woman's Way Through Unknown Labrador. Ex-Library, Canadian edition, lackingmap.

By: HUBBARD, Leonidas, Mrs.). HUBBARD, Mina Benson). CABOT, William B., introduction). ELLIS, Mina Benson Hubbard).

Price: $90.00

Publisher: William Briggs, Toronto, 1908,:

Seller ID: 3750


HUBBARD, Mrs.Leonidas, Junior. A Woman's Way Through Unknown Labrador : An Account of the Exploration of the Nascaupee and George Rivers. With Portraits and Illustrations. Toronto: WilliamBriggs, 1908. First Canadian Edition.Pp (6),ix-xvi,[1]-338, port.frontis.+ 49 leaves of plates [+ fldg colour m ap in rear pocket -- missing]. 8vo, rebound in red library cloth, new endpapers, gilt lettering to spine O'Dea 1399a, Tanner 461a, DNLB p.168, Trudel p.106. Introduction, "Labrador," by William B. Cabot. See long description in O'Dea. Mina Hubbard (1870-1953) "produced the first usable m... View more info

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Yangtse Gorges : A Photographic Souvenir. First Edition

By: JOHNSON, C,

Price: $3,000.00

Publisher: 1901,:

Seller ID: 110097


JOHNSON, C. The Yangtse Gorges : A Photographic Souvenir. N.pl. [China?]: n.pub., n.d. [1901?]. First Edition. Pp (30) + folding map (I Chang to Chungking) at rear. Illustrated with 14 mounted plates in black-and-white. 8vo, newly rebound in purple cloth, with new endpapers, sewn though original staple holes, and part of old cover with original silver title-lettering laid on. A scarce viewbook of the Yangtze, Asia's longest river. "This small book is not intended to give a detailed account of the Gorges. It is more of asouvenir for those who possess no camera, or having one have been unfor... View more info

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Year of Our Beautiful Exile. Paperback.

By: KIDD, Monica.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Gaspereau Press, Kentville, 2015, ISBN:9781554471430: 2015

Seller ID: 109809

ISBN: 1554471435


KIDD, Monica. The Year of Our Beautiful Exile. (Kentville, Nova Scotia) : Gaspereau Press, (2015). First Paperback Printing. Pp. (14),15-89,(7). 8vo, decorated black card covers in tan paper jacket. "In 'The Year of Our Beautiful Exile', Monica Kidd observes the ways in which estrangement and loss punctuate our days, but need not always diminish them. Whether she is writing of the bicentenary of Charles Darwin's birth, the displacement of whole communities during the epic flooding of Alberta's rivers in 2013, or of the many minor disconnections which occur in the headlon... View more info

Yorkshire Ouse. US in dj

By: DUCKHAM, Baron F.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Augustus M. Kelley, 1968,:

Seller ID: 18641


DUCKHAM, Baron F. The Yorkshire Ouse : The History of a River Navigation. With 31 Plates and 10 Maps. N.Y.: Augustus M. Kelley Publishers, 1968. Pp 226. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 3057. "This is a clear and comprehensive account ofman's improvement and use of the tideway and upper reaches of one of Engla nd's greatest rivers. The Yorkshire Ouse, some 50 miles in length and once naturally navigable up to York, was a vital trading route throughout the Middle Ages and, until the coming of the railways in the nineteenth century, provided the essential outlet to the sea for the industrial West Riding... View more info

Yukon. 2nd in dj.

By: MATHEWS, Richard Rivers of America series FORSYTH, Bryan

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York, 1972, ISBN:003071740x:

Seller ID: 76497


MATHEWS, Richard. The Yukon. Illustrated by Bryan Forsyth.New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (March 1972). Second American Printing. Pp. (14),1-313,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettered dark blue title blockto spine. A volume in the Rivers of America series. Name to ffep, else vg in lightly nicked, price-clipped dj. 30.00 View more info

Zeil & Stoom op de Schelde / Sail & Steam on the Scheldt 1851-1976

By: HARRINGTON, Roy (ed.).

Price: $95.00

Publisher: J.E. Buschmann, Antwerpen Antwerp, 1976,:

Seller ID: 82028


BEYLEN, Jules van, and Charles MERMANS. Zeil & Stoom op de Schelde / Voile & Vapeur sur l'Escaut / Segel & Dqmpf auf der Schelde / Sail & Steam on theScheldt 1851-1976. Antwerpen : J.E. Buschmann, 1976. Pp [1]-167,(1). Some leaves folding. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, grey cloth, gilt to front board and spine. Contents (English titles) : The waterfront. The canals or “vlieten.” The docks. Sail and steam. Life and work at the waterfront. Fishermen and fishing-boats. Regular service carft and river-barges. The Antwerp ferry. First yachts, races and clubs. First years of the “Yacht Club... View more info