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Crossroads of the Continent : A History of the Forks of the Red and Assiniboine Rivers. pbk.

By: HUCK, Barbara, ed.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Heartland, Winnipeg, 2003, ISBN:1896150381:

Seller ID: 96224


HUCK, Barbara, ed. Crossroads of the Continent : A History of the Forks of the Red and Assiniboine Rivers . Edited by Barbara Huck. Winnipeg, MB: Heartland Associates, Inc., (2003). Pp. (8),9-176. Illustrated (sometimes in colour). Double column. Oblong 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. Includes: Harvey Thorleifson's "The Foundation of The Forks" and "Laying Down the Landscape", Catherine Flynn and Barbara Huck's "A Continental Crossroads", Eleanor Stardom's "A Hub of the Fur Trade", Frances Russell's "By Water to Winnipeg", Marjorie Gillies's "West... View more info

Cruising Guide to the Northeast's Inland Waterways : The Hudson River, New York State Canals, Lake Ontario, St. Lawrence Seaway, Lake Champlain. FirstPrinting in dustjacket

By: Marian, Thomas W. RUMSEY, W.J.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: International Marine, Camden, Maine, 1995, ISBN:0071590115:

Seller ID: 108166


Marian, Thomas W. and W. T. Rumsey. A Cruising Guide to the Northeast's Inland Waterways : The Hudson River, New York State Canals, Lake Ontario, St. Lawrence Seaway, Lake Champlain. Camden, Maine : International Marine, (1995). First Printing. Pp (8),1-431,(1). Illustrated. Maps. Index. Double Column. Large 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. "The Hudson River is the gateway to some of the finest cruising in North America. The enormouslypopular "circle trip" originates at Manhattan and follows the Hudson to th e Mohawk River and Erie Canal above Albany, thence to Buffalo a... View more info

Cumberland County Facts and Folklore. pbk.

By: NORRIS, Laurie Glenn

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Nimbus, Halifax, 2009, ISBN:9781551097312:

Seller ID: 93251


NORRIS, Laurie Glenn. Cumberland County Facts and Folklore . (Halifax): Nimbus, (2009). Pp. (6),vii-ix,(1),1-141,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated card covers with green spine. A collection of historic anecdotes and folk stories from Cumberland County, Nova Scotia. "In 1882, Oscar Wilde referred toone of its places as 'a pretty little town'; in 1917, Leon Trotsky was imp risoned there for a month; in 1945, singing sensation Anne Murray was born there; [and] in 1995, one of its villages helped win the Nobel Peace Prize.[...] From Amherst to Advocate, Minudie to Malagash, Port Howe to Port ... View more info

Currents in the Entrance to the St. Lawrence : From invesitgations of the tidal and current survey in the seasons of 1895, 1911 and 1912

By: DAWSON, W. Bell

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Department of the Naval Service, Ottawa, 1913,:

Seller ID: 82684


DAWSON, W. Bell. The Currents in the Entrance to the St. Lawrence : From invesitgations of the tidal and current survey in the seasons of 1895, 1911 and 1912 . Ottawa: published by the Department of the Naval Service, 1913. Pp. (4),3-50,(4). 8vo, printed greyish-green card covers. Name inked to the front, faint stamp, light shelfwear, else vg. 40.00 View more info

Dampier's Voyages : Consisting of a New Voyage Round the World, a Supplement to the Voyage Round the World, Two Voyages to Campeachy, a Discourse of Winds, a Voyage to New Holland, and a Vindication, in answer to the Chimerical Relation of William Funnell

By: DAMPIER, William, Captain MASEFIELD, John, ed.

Price: $280.00

Publisher: E. Grant Richards, London, 1906,:

Seller ID: 104647


DAMPIER, William, Captain. Dampier's Voyages : Consisting of a New Voyage Round the World, a Supplement to the Voyage Round the World, Two Voyages to Campeachy, a Discourse of Winds, a Voyage to New Holland, and a Vindication, in answer to the Chimerical Relation of William Funnell. Edited by John Masefield. In Two Voyages. London : E. Grant Richards, 1906. Numbered Limited Edition. Pp (8),vii-ix,(1),[1]-[612], frontispiece portrait + 5 folding maps; (4),v-vii,(1),[1]-624,+ 5 folding maps + 8 plates. Index. 8vo, green cloth, gilt vignettes to front board and spine, gilt lettering to spine, top... View more info

Danube. 2nd print, ill. card covers.

By: MAGRIS, Claudio CREAGH, Patrick, trans.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux,, 1990, ISBN:0374522456:

Seller ID: 56899


MAGRIS, Claudio. Danube : [ cover adds... A Journey Through the Landscape, History, and Culture of Central Europe]. Translated from the Italian by Patrick Creagh. NY: Farrar Straus Giroux, (1990). Second Printing. Pp 416. Illustrated with [2] pp map to text. 8vo, ill. card covers. An inexpensive edition of this acclaimed poetic and riverine travelogue through middle Europe. Rubbed, previous owner's label to ffep, sticker remainder to rear cover, remainder mark to lower edge, else vg. 14.00 View more info

Dark Trees to the Wind. : A Cycle of York State Years, First Edition in dustjacket. signed.

By: CARMER, Carl COSGRAVE, John O'Hara, III (decorations)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: William Sloane Associates, Publishers, New York, 1949,:

Seller ID: 64843


CARMER, Carl. Dark Trees to the Wind : A Cycle of York State Years. Decorations by John O'Hara Cosgrave III. NY: William Sloane Associates, Publishers, (1949). First US Printing. Pp. (i)-xiv,(1)-370, including frontis. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated grey cloth with green title block to spine, top edge dyed a faint green. Carl Lamson Carmer (b. October 16, 1893, Cortland, New York - d. September 11, 1976, Bronxville, New York) was the author, amongmany other works, of three volumes in the Rivers of America series, as wel l as being that project's second editor. A narrative about the people of up... View more info

David Thompson : Fur Trader, Explorer, Geographer.

By: THOMPSON, David SMITH, James K.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, Toronto , 1971, ISBN:0195401808:

Seller ID: 92830


(THOMPSON, David). SMITH, James K. David Thompson : Fur Trader, Explorer, Geographer. Toronto : Oxford University Press, 1971. First Printing. Pp [1]-128. Illustrated. Maps. Index. 8vo, illustrated blue and brown card covers.In the Canadian Lives series. Contents : 1. An Apprentice and Clerk. 2. Th e Western Forests. 3. The Western Plains. 4. The Western Mountains. 5. The Columbia. Spine lightly browned, else very good. 18.00 View more info

Daylight Through the Mountain : Letters and Labours of Civil Engineers Walter and Francis Shanly.

By: WALKER, Frank Norman (ed.). SHANLY

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Engineering Institute of Canada, 1957,:

Seller ID: 83903


WALKER, Frank Norman (ed.). Daylight Through the Mountain : Letters and Labours of Civil Engineers Walter and Francis Shanly. Research by Gladys Chantler Walker. N.pl.: The Engineering Institute of Canada, (1957). Pp [i]-xiii,(1),1-442. Illustrated endpapers. Map. Index. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. “Between the years 1852 and 1856, the Province of Canada wastransformed from an ox-cart economy into one of rapid transportation, powe red by steam engines. The 'iron horses' were not as willing as humble oxen to be goaded over impossible roads; they had to have their roads smoothed... View more info

Discovering Eden : A Lifetime of Paddling Arctic Rivers. ill card covers.

By: HALL, Alex M.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Key Porter Books, 2003, ISBN:1552632210:

Seller ID: 58229


HALL, Alex M. Discovering Eden : A Lifetime of Paddling Arctic Rivers. (T.): Key Porter Books, (2003). Pp 224 + [16] pp of colour plates. 8vo, ill. card covers. Alex Hall has conducted canoeing expeditions in the Northwest Territories for thirty years. His story is not just a chronicle of the wonders of canoeing in pristine wilderness, though he has captured that beautifully, but it is a warning of the grave dangers of continued industrial development of the north. Very good. 16.00 View more info

Discovering the C&O Canal and adjacent Potomac River. in dustjacket.

By: SABATKE, Mark D.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Schreiber Publishing Inc., Rockville, MD, 2003, ISBN:1887563679:

Seller ID: 100530


SABATKE, Mark D. Discovering the C&O Canal and adjacent Potomac River. (Rockville, MD: Schreiber Publishing Co., 2003). Pp. (8),9-[176]. Illustrated in colour. Map endpapers. 4to, green cloth spine with green paper covered boards, black titles to front and spine. "A beautiful photographic tour of the C&O (Chesapeake & Ohio) Canal, with mile-by-mile descriptions of the features, activities, landmarks for each section, and boat ramps for river access; Detailed information for hikers and bikers from Georgetown in DC to Cumberland in northwestern Maryland; Full coverage of all campsites along ... View more info

District and Circle. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: HEANEY, Seamus.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber, London, 2006, ISBN:0571230962:

Seller ID: 111085


HEANEY, Seamus. District and Circle. London: Faber and Faber, (2006). FirstPrinting. Pp. (12),3-76,(10). 8vo, green boards with gilt lettering to spi ne. "Seamus Heaney's new collection starts 'in an age of bare hands and cast iron' and ends 'as the automatic lock / clunks shut' in the eerie new conditions of a menaced twenty-first century. In their haunted, almost visionary clarity, these poems assay the weight and worth of what has been held inthe hand and in the memory. Scenes from a childhood spent far from the hor rors of World War II are coloured by a strongly contemporary sense that... View more info

Diving into the Past : Archaeology under Water. First Edition in Scribner's Library Binding

By: RACKL, Hanns-Wolf

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1968,:

Seller ID: 102025


RACKL, Hanns-Wolf. Diving Into The Past : Archaeology under Water. Translated by Ronald J. Floyd. New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, (1968). Pp (6),vii-x,(2),1-292. Illustrated. 8vo, card covers. Originally published as Tauchfahrt in die Vergangenheit in 1964. This edition issued in the "Scribner'sLibrary Binding". Chapters: 1. Gods from the Depths of the Sea; 2. A Phoen ix Rises from the Ashes [a Greek ship off Marseilles]; 3. The Coast of The "Thousand Wrecks" [the Ligurian Sea]; 4. On the Trail of Odysseus; 5. Voyages of the Past; 6. A Submarine Journey to the Roman Era; 7.... View more info

Documents Relating to the Early History of Hudson Bay

By: TYRRELL, J.B. (ed.) Champlain Society 18

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Champlain Society, Toronto , 1931,:

Seller ID: 9197


TYRRELL, J.B. (ed.). Documents Relating to the Early History of Hudson Bay.Edited with Introduction and Notes by J.B. Tyrrell. Toronto : The Champlai n Society, 1931. Pp [i]-xix,(1),[1]-419,(1),i-xii,+ frontis + 16 plates + 5maps (2 folding). Index. Large 8vo, red cloth, gilt titles to spine, top e dge gilt. The Publications of the Champlain Society XVIII. Contents : Introduction : The Struggle for York Factory in Hudson Bay. Narratives : I. Journal of Father Silvy from Belle Isle to Port Nelson. II. Letter from Father Marest, Missionary of the Company of Jesus, to Father de Lamberville of the... View more info

Down the Colorado. in dj.

By: POWELL, John Wesley. FOWLER, Don D. (Foreword) PORTER, Eliot. (Photographs and Epilogue)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Promontory Press, New York, 1969, ISBN:0883940124:

Seller ID: 57628


POWELL, John Wesley. Down the Colorado : Diary of the First Trip Through the Grand Canyon 1869; Eliot Porter, Photographs and Epilogue 1969; Foreword and Notes by Don D. Fowler. [NY]: Promontory Press, 1969. Pp 168. Illustrated with numerous colour photos and b/w drawings to text, many full page. 4to, orange cloth. "Down the Colorado contains John Wesley Powell's dramatic journal of 1869, edited and introduced by Don D. Fowler; [...] Drawings andphotographs, the work of Powell's contemporaries, enhance the text. Eliot Porter has contributed a 48 page gallery of four-color photographs. [...... View more info

Down the Columbia. 1st US in dj

By: FREEMAN, Lewis R.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead and Company, NY, 1921,:

Seller ID: 74762


FREEMAN, Lewis R. Down the Columbia. New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1921. First Edition. Pp. [i]-xx,(8),1-383,(1), frontis., + 46 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. Toy 1338,Cassell 727. "The author, who has tried nearly every form of adventure in nearly every country of the world, for years had an ambition to voyage downthe Columbia River from its source to its mouth. Curiously enough, althoug h the Columbia is one of the world's great rivers, and perhaps the grandest, scenically, of any, there is no record that any man has ever made the ... View more info

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Dredging of Harbours and Rivers : A Work of Descriptive and Technical Reference Combining Hydrography, Dredging, Hydraulics and Seamanship. no dj.

By: SHANKLAND, E.C., Captain

Price: $170.00

Publisher: Brown, Son & Ferguson, Glasgow, 1949,:

Seller ID: 36969


SHANKLAND, E.C., Captain. Dredging of Harbours and Rivers : A Work of Descriptive and Technical Reference Combining Hydrography, Dredging, Hydraulics and Seamanship. Glasgow: Brown, Son & Ferguson, (1949). Pp 266, 26 leaves plates, 2 folding plans. 8vo, blue cloth. A detailed and extensively illustrated technical overview of dredging operations. Thematic divisions include:"The History and Principles of Dredging"; "The Hydrography of Dredging"; " Rise, Fall and Behaviour of Tides"; "Practical Problems in Dredging"; "Performance and Economics of Dredging";... View more info

Dredging of Harbours and Rivers : A Work of Descriptive and Technical Reference Combining Hydrography, Dredging, Hydraulics and Seamanship

By: SHANKLAND, E.C.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Brown, Son & Ferguson, Glasgow, 1931,:

Seller ID: 91530


SHANKLAND, E.C. Dredging of Harbours and Rivers : A Work of Descriptive andTechnical Reference Combining Hydrography, Dredging, Hydraulics and Seaman ship. With Illustrations and Plans. Glasgow : Brown, Son & Ferguson, Limited, Nautical Publishers, 1931, Pp [i]-xii,[1]-248,(6, ads),+ plates (some folding). Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, blind-stamped lettering to front board. “Some literary works exist dealing with the design, mechanism and general functions of dredgers, but on the hydrography and economics of dredging practice there appear to be few, if any, works of refer... View more info

Drifitng. 1st US, in dj

By: JONES, Stephen BROWN, Richard

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Macmillan, New York, 1971,:

Seller ID: 84816


JONES, Stephen. Drifitng : being the author's account of his Voyages in dooryards, alleys, bayous, millraces, swamps, sumps, rivers, creeks, canals, lakes, bays & open sewers about the Historical Lands of New Orleans, Valley of Swans, Cape May, Yorktown, Jamestown, Mystic, Noank, and Westerly, RhodeIsland. With Illustrations in Pen & Ink by Richard Brown, sometime bow oar . New York: The Macmillan Company, (1971). First Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xx,[1]-442,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, brown cloth. Morris & Howland p 75. Vg in lightly nicked, spine-sunned, unclipped dj. 16.00 View more info

Drifting Home. Cdn in dj.

By: BERTON, Pierre

Price: $15.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart , Toronto, 1973,:

Seller ID: 41946


BERTON, Pierre. Drifting Home. (Toronto): McClelland and Stewart Ltd., (1973). Pp 174, [24] pp plates. 8vo, brown cloth. Toy 1307, Cassell 143, Spadoni & Donnelly 2413. "Author and family raft the Yukon River retracing his father's footsteps from the gold rush times"- Cassell. "...an account of a journey by Pierre Berton and his family down one of the world's last great wild rivers, the Yukon. In it, Berton has created a special magic through a unique blending of nostalgia, his deep love of the land, and his unrivalled knowledge of the history of the area." -from the dj. Vg in ... View more info