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City of the Rivers

By: Winnipeg RIEL, Louis KAUFMANN, Wilhelm

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bureau of Travel & Publicity, Department of Industry and Commerce, Manitoba, Winnipeg , 1959,:

Seller ID: 97950


Winnipeg . City of the Rivers. Illustrations by Wilhelm Kaufmann. Winnipeg : Bureau of Travel & Publicity, Department of Industry and Commerce, (1959). "Printed by R.S. Evans, Queen's Printer for the Province of Manitoba 1959" - p.54. Pp [1]-55,(1). Large 8vo, cream card covers, illustrated in brown& blue, no lettering to spine. A brief and attractive history of the city of Winnipeg, with all but eight pages having Kaufmann's strong illustrations. Sections: The Story of Wiinipeg; City of the Rivers; The Old Forts; The Selkirk Settlers; St. John's Cathedral; The Settlers' Friend [Saulte... View more info

Clash by Night : A Commando Chronicle. First Kimber Pocket Edition printing

By: MILLS-ROBERTS, Derek

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Kimber Pocket Editions, London, 1957,:

Seller ID: 106116


MILLS-ROBERTS, Derek, Brigadier. Clash by Night : A Commando Chronicle. (London) : Kimber Pocket Editions, (1957). First Printing of the Kimber PocketEditions. Pp (6),7-[192],+ 4 pp photos. Small 8vo (mass market paperback), illustrated red and black card covers, lettered in yellow. Contents : Prol ogue. Part I - Dieppe. 1. The Approach. 2. The Destruction of the Battery. 3.The Return. Part II - North Africa. 4. The Journey Out. 5. The Railway Tunnel. 6. The Plain of Goubellat. 7. The Green Patch. 8. After the Battle. Part III - Normandy. 9. Refit in England. 10. D-Day. 11. The Battle of the O... View more info

Clyde : The Elusive River. in dj.

By: INSH, George Pratt

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Moray Press, 1946,:

Seller ID: 62141


INSH, George Pratt. The Clyde : The Elusive River: A Roving Survey from Daerhead to the Tail of the Bank. Illustrated from photographs. Edinburgh: TheMoray Press, (1946). Third Edition, revised and expanded. Pp 218, includin g frontis. + [24] pp of photos. Illustrated with maps to front endpapers. 8vo, blue cloth. "Dr. George Pratt Insh has achieved distinction as an historian, essayist and poet. In this volume the qualities which have given his outstanding reputation in these various fields are fused together in a workthat on its first appearance was acclaimed as a notable contribution to... View more info

Colorado. First Edition

By: WATERS, Frank Rivers of America Series 30 FECHIN, Nicolai. ANNAND, George.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Rinehart, New York, 1946,:

Seller ID: 30282


WATERS, Frank. The Colorado. Illustrated by Nicolai Fechin; maps by George Annand. New York : Rinehart & Co., (1946). First Edition. Pp 400. 8vo, red cloth. No. 30 in The Rivers of America series. Farquhar, Books of the Colorado River & the Grand Canyon : A Selective Bibliography 92; Wynar, ColoradoBibliography 1940, Wilcox, Colorado : A Selected Bibliography of Its Liter ature 1858-1952. p.120, Paher, Nevada : An Annotated Bibliography 2100. Spine sunned, else very good. 35.00 View more info

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Columbia River : A Historical Travel Guide.. First Printing

By: ROE, JoAnn

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fulcrum Publishing, 1992,: 1992

Seller ID: 38228

ISBN: 1555911021


ROE, JoAnn. The Columbia River : A Historical Travel Guide. Golden, Colorado : Fulcrum Publishing, (1992). First Printing. Pp (4),v-ix,(5),1-239,(3). Some maps and b&w photos in the text. 8vo, photo-illustrated cardcovers. Jo Ann Roe Burkhart (b.1925). "This armchair history guide is also a travel guide on how to enjoy the river. Each of four sections is followed by a travel and trivia section that lists enjoyable sights, activities, lodging and meals along the Columbia River." - from the cover. The Tri-Cities are a group of three closely tied cities: Richland, Kenn... View more info

Columbia River Treaty : The Economics of an International River Basin Develoepment. in dustjacket

By: KRUTILLA, John V

Price: $37.00

Publisher: Resources for the Future, Inc. / Johns Hopkins Press, Washington, D.C. / Baltimore, 1967,:

Seller ID: 103932


KRUTILLA, John V. The Columbia River Treaty : The Economics of an International River Basin Development. (Washington, D.C.) : Published for Resources for the Future, Inc., by the Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore, (1967). Pp (4),v-xv,(3),3-211,(1),+ 3 folding tables. Maps. Tables. Index. 8vo, grey cloth, maroon lettering to front board and spine. "September, 1964, marked the culmination of a major effort at international cooperation. At that time the United States and Canada ratified the Columbia River Treaty, which provided for joint development of the Columbia River Basin. The two countries... View more info

Coming Down the Seine. First Edition

By: GIBBINGS, Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: J.M. Dent and Sons, London, 1953,:

Seller ID: 85844


GIBBINGS, Robert. Coming Down the Seine. London : J.M. Dent and Sons, Ltd.,(1953). First Printing. Pp. (6),1-217,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Kirkus, Robert Gibbings : A Bibliography, pp.24-25. Boards lightly rubbed, name inked to flyleaf, else very good. 15.00 View more info

Coming down the Zambezi. First Edition in dustjacket

By: VENABLES, Bernard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Constable, London, 1974,:

Seller ID: 21496


VENABLES, Bernard. Coming down the Zambezi. London : Constable, (1974). First Printing. Pp 237. Illustrated. 8vo, brown cloth. Very good in dustjacket. 25.00 View more info

Companion to the Almanac. M.DCC.LXI. 1761 The Tenth Edition.

By: Almanac

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Printed for T. Jefferys, London, 1760,:

Seller ID: 91854


(Almanac). A Companion to the Almanac. M.DCC.LXI. The Tenth Edition. London: Printed for T. Jefferys, [...], [1760]. Pp (4),[1]-25,(1),1-185,(1). Ill ustrated with 25 pages of Coats of Arms. Small 8vo, full brown calf. Of nautical interest : IV. The Royal Navy of Great Britain, with the Names of allthe Admirals, Captains, Masters, and Lieutenants, the Dates of their respe ctive Commissions, and the Pay of every Man on board (pp 129-151). Containing, I. Correct Lists of the Peers of Great Britain and Ireland, and of the British House of Commons; with their Places under the Government, Family Co... View more info

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Confederation of the British North American Provinces

By: RAWLINGS, Thomas

Price: $900.00

Publisher: Sampson Low, 1865,: 1865

Seller ID: 11573


RAWLINGS, Thomas. The Confederation of the British North American Provinces; Their Past History and Future Prospects; including also British Columbia & Hudson's Bay Territory; with a Map, and Suggestions in Reference to the True and Only Practicable Route from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean. London : Sampson Low, Son, and Marston, 1865. First Edition. Pp (2),[iii]-xi,(1),[1]-244,+ 4 plates + large folding map: "A Statistical Map of the British North American Confederacy and United States including British Columbia and Hudson's Bay Territory Showing the True and Only Practicable Rout... View more info

Connecticut. 1st US,

By: HARD, Walter Rivers of America GORSLINE, Douglas W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Rinehart & Company, Inc., New York, 1947,:

Seller ID: 77543


HARD, Walter. The Connecticut. Illustrated by Douglas W. Gorsline. New York: Rinehart & Company, Inc., (1947). First American Printing. Pp. (8),ix-x,[1]-310. Illustrated. 8vo, tan cloth with gilt lettered green title block tospine. A volume in the Rivers of America series. Edited by Hervey Allen an d Carl Carmer, as planned and started by Constance Lindsay Skinner. Damp spotting to boards, gift inscription, else vg. 30.00 View more info

Consolidation of the South China Frontier. First Edition in dustjacket

By: MOSELEY, George V.H., III

Price: $40.00

Publisher: University of California Press, Berkeley, Los Angeles, London, 1973, ISBN:0520021029:

Seller ID: 113275


MOSELEY, George V.H., III. The Consolidation of the South China Frontier. Berkeley, Los Angeles, London : University of California Press, 1973. First Edition. Pp (10),[ix]-x,(2),[1]-192,(2). Maps. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, glt lettering to spine. "The People's Republic of China embraces many minoriry peoples in addition to the predominant Han Chinese. Their concentration in the border regions of the country is such that they were formerly referred to as "frontier peoples." Whatever their appellation, they have constituteda veritable ethnic screen around the great agglomerations of Ha... View more info

Contemporary Art from the Estate of the late Robert C. Scull, New York, November 11 and 12, 1986, with prices realized sheet laid in

By: Sotheby's)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Sotheby's, New York, 1986,:

Seller ID: 112710


(Sotheby's). Contemporary Art from the Estate of the late Robert C. Scull, New York, November 11 and 12, 1986. New York : Sotheby's, 1986. Pp (116) unpaginated, one folding. Illustrated. 4to, colour illustrated card covers, French flaps, lettered in black. List of artists : Andrejevic, Milet. Artschwager, Richard. Bontecou, Lee. Beauchamp, Robert. Cesar (Baldacinni). Chadwick, Lynn. Christensen, Dan. Clem Clark, John. Conley, Stephen. Crozier, William. Daphnis, Nassos. DeGottex, Jean. de Kooning, Willem. DeMaria, Walter. De Saint Phalle, Niki. Dine, Jim. DiSuvero, Mark. Duchamp, Marcel. Hains,... View more info

Coppermine : The Far North of George M. Douglas. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: MALLORY, Enid DOUGLAS, George M. DOUGLAS, Frances, foreword.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Broadview Press, Peterborough, ON, 1989, ISBN:0921149395:

Seller ID: 43071


MALLORY, Enid. Coppermine : The Far North of George M. Douglas. Foreword byFrances Douglas. (Peterborough, Ont.): Broadview Press, (1989). First Edit ion. Pp (6),vii-x,(2),1-273,(1). Oblong large 8vo, cream cloth. Cassell 1232. Photographs taken by Douglas, a mining engineer who explored the Coppermine watershed over a period of thirty years, with explicatory text by Mallory. With much on canoeing and travel by other watercraft in the North. "This book presents a compelling view of one of the great travelers of the 20thcentury and of the last days of "the Old North." A mining engin... View more info

Country Roads of the Maritimes : New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Nova Scotia. 1st pr.

By: COMFORT, Judith SHERIDAN, Victoria

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Nimbus Publishing, Halifax, 1994, ISBN:1551090767:

Seller ID: 10374


COMFORT, Judith. Country Roads of the Maritimes : New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Nova Scotia. Halifax, Nova Scotia : Nimbus Publishing, (1994). First Printing. Pp (8),ix-x,(2),3-175,(7). Illustrated. Map. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. "Take a ferry and you can smeel the salt air, watch raucous seagulls swoop down to mob a fishing boat, and enjoy the sights of lobster traps lining wharfs and docks far above boats stranded at low tide. [...] Relive the struggles of settlers from many lands and the tragic story of the Acadians on these harsh but picturesque shores as you browse... View more info

Cricket Country. First Edition.

By: BLUNDEN, Edmund

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Collins, London, 1944,:

Seller ID: 98982


BLUNDEN, Edmund. Cricket Country. London: Collins, 1944. First Printing. Pp. (4),5-224. 8vo, brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "Edmund Blunden, who has long won admiration with his short studies on the game of cricket, has been reluctant to attempt what has been termed 'a cricket book', and the present volume is not a cricket book in the ordinary meaning of the word. Its central scene is the cricket field, it has many reminiscences and reflections upon that scene and its actors and actions -- from the greatest to the least; but the writer's imagination ranges widely round the groun... View more info

Crooked River Rats : The Adventures of Pioneer Rivermen.

By: McKAY, Bernard

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Hancock House, Surrey, B.C., 2000, ISBN:0888394519:

Seller ID: 94253


McKAY, Bernard. Crooked River Rats : The Adventures of Pioneer Rivermen. Illustrated by Wendy Liddle. (Surrey, B.C.) : Hancock House, (2000). First Printing. Pp [1]-176. Illustrated. Map. 8vo, illustrated card covers. “Drift back in history to a time when the rivermen still plied their trade throughout the northern rivers of British Columbia. Crooked River Rats tells the tales of the men and women who traveled the river highways living and working in the wilderness. Generations of trappers, hunters, big game guides and prospectors depended on the riverboats for their supplies. Using brute st... View more info

Cross Currents. in dj.

By: MANORE, Jean L

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 1999,:

Seller ID: 37061


MANORE, Jean L. Cross Currents : Hydroelectricity and the Engineering of Northern Ontario. (Waterloo, Ont.): Wilfrid Laurier University Press, (1999). Pp 209. 8vo, blue cloth. Vg in dj. 30.00 View more info

Crossing London's River. 1st UK in dj

By: PUDNEY, John.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Dent, 1972,:

Seller ID: 37690


PUDNEY, John. Crossing London's River. L.: Dent, (1972). First Edition. Pp 176 + 16 p of plates. 8vo, blue cloth. Cohen, The Thames, 1580-1980: A General Bibliography, p.293. Chapters : 1. Crossings; 2. Old London Bridge; 3. Life on Old London Bridge; 4. The Watermen; 5. Ferries and Ferrymen; 6. A Start on Bridges; 7. The Nineteenth Century; 8. The Railways Arrive; 9. Tunnels Attempted; 10. Tunnels Achieved; 11. Bazelgette and the Metropolitan Board of Works; 12. The Tower Bridge; 13. East of the Tower; 14. The Twentieth Century; 15. 'Build it up With Stone So Strong'. With bibliography and in... View more info

Crossing London's River. 1st UK in dj

By: PUDNEY, John.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Dent, 1972,:

Seller ID: 68387


PUDNEY, John. Crossing London's River. L.: Dent, (1972). First Edition. Pp 176 + 16 p of plates. 8vo, red cloth. Cohen, The Thames, 1580-1980: A General Bibliography, p.293. Chapters : 1. Crossings; 2. Old London Bridge; 3. Life on Old London Bridge; 4. The Watermen; 5. Ferries and Ferrymen; 6. A Start on Bridges; 7. The Nineteenth Century; 8. The Railways Arrive; 9. Tunnels Attempted; 10. Tunnels Achieved; 11. Bazelgette and the Metropolitan Board of Works; 12. The Tower Bridge; 13. East of the Tower; 14. The TwentiethCentury; 15. 'Build it up With Stone So Strong'. With bibliography and ind ... View more info