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Fastest on the River. in dj.

By: WELLMAN, Manly Wade

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Henry Holt, 1957,:

Seller ID: 30478


WELLMAN, Manly Wade. Fastest on the River: The Great Race Between the "Natchez" and the "Robert E. Lee". NY: Henry Holt, (1957). Pp 234. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth. "Fastest on the River is really the story of three dramatic races. First...it is the race between the two greatest river packets of the era. But it is also the climax in the ancient running feud between Leathers and Cannon, perhaps the leading riverboat captains of the century. And it is, too, the story of the final brilliant days of the riverboat epoch; in a few brief years the grand old sidewheelers were to... View more info

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Fauna and Flora of the Rivers, Lakes and Reservoirs of the U.S.S.R. in dj.

By: ZHADIN, V.I. and S.V. GERD GERD, S.V.

Price: $130.00

Publisher: Israel Program for Scientific Translations, Jerusalem, 1963,: 1963

Seller ID: 69576


ZHADIN, V.I. and S.V. GERD. Fauna and Flora of the Rivers, Lakes and Reservoirs of the U.S.S.R. Translated from the Russian by A. Mercado. (Reki, ozera i vodokhranilishcha SSSR. Ikh fauna i flora -- Gosudarstvennoe Uchebno-Pedagogicheskoe Izdatel'stvo Ministerstva Prosveschcheniya RSFSR, Moskva 1961). Jerusalem: Israel Program for Scientific Translations, 1963. Pp. (6),1-626. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Contents: 1. A History of the Study of Freshwater Life, 2. Plants and Animals of FreshWaters of the U.S.S.R., 3. Environment of Freshw... View more info

Fenland Rivers : Impressions of the Fen Counties. First Edition

By: WEDGEWOOD, Iris RUSHBURY, Henry

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Rich & Cowan, Ltd., London, 1936,:

Seller ID: 64942


WEDGEWOOD, Iris. Fenland Rivers : Impressions of the Fen Counties. With 48 Drawings by Henry Rushbury. London : Rich & Cowan, Ltd., (1936). First Edition. Pp. 163, [1], followed by four double paged maps. Frontispiece Large 8vo, green cloth covered boards, black cloth covered spine, gilt lettering to front and spine. Lady Iris Veronica Wedgwood (b. 1887, Leeds – d. 1982) (née Pawson), was a British author of novels and non-fiction works on the topography and history of England. "A pleasantly rambling description of the fen country" - The Geographical Magazine. Spine cloth bubbled an... View more info

Fenland Rivers. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: WEDGWOOD, Iris. RUSHBURY, Henry, drawngs

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Rich & Cowan, London, 1936,:

Seller ID: 102719


WEDGWOOD, Iris. Fenland Rivers. With 48 drawings by Henry Rushbury. London:Rich & Cowan, Ltd., (1936). First Printing. Pp. (8),ix-xii,(2),3-[164], co lour frontispiece, + 4 double-leaf maps at rear, + 47 leaves of plates (many of which are in colour). Illustrated. Large 8vo, green cloth boards with black cloth spine, gilt lettering to front board and spine. "We presnt thislovely book in the full assurance that both those who know and love that e ssentially English countryside which stretches eastwards to the Wash, and those whose interest in the Fenlands has so far been merely cursory, wil... View more info

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Field and Forest Rambles, With Notes on the Natural History of Eastern History of Eastern Canada

By: ADAMS, A.Leith

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Henry S. King, London, 1873,:

Seller ID: 4238


ADAMS, A.Leith. Field and Forest Rambles, With Notes on the Natural Historyof Eastern Canada. London : Henry S. King & Co., 1873. Pp (6), vii-xvi, [1 ]-333, (1), (1, adv.), (1), frontis., 2 maps (1 fldg), 1 geological cross-section plate. 8vo, original pressed green cloth, gilt to spine. Waterston 138. "British surgeon-major Adams was ordered to New Brunswick from Malta. Here he explored and recorded wildlife and geology on the Restigouche and Miramichi and St.John Rivers. He quotes his seasonal observations during wilderness wanderings over a three-year period." - Waterston p.138. par... View more info

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Field and Forest Rambles, With Notes on the Natural History of Eastern History of Eastern Canada

By: ADAMS, A.Leith

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Henry S. King, 1873,:

Seller ID: 46015


ADAMS, A.Leith. Field and Forest Rambles, With Notes on the Natural History of Eastern Canada. L.: Henry S. King & Co., 1873. Pp (6), vii-xvi, [1]-333, (1), (1, adv.), (1), frontis., 2 maps (1 fldg), 1 geological cross-section plate. 8vo, original pressed green cloth, gilt to spine. "British surgeon-major Adams was ordered to New Brunswick from Malta. Here he explored and recorded wildlife and geology on the Restigouche and Miramichi and St.John Rivers. He quotes his seasonal observations during wilderness wanderings over a three-year period." - Waterston p.138. par Much on native peop... View more info

First Across the Continent : Sir Alexander Mackenzie. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: GOUGH, Barry MACKENZIE, Alexander, Sir) ETULAIN, Richard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1997, ISBN:0771034067:

Seller ID: 65773


GOUGH, Barry. First Across the Continent : Sir Alexander Mackenzie. (Toronto) : McClelland and Stewart, (1997). First Printing. Pp. (8),[ix]-xix,[3],(1)-232,[2]. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth with white lettering to spine. (b. 1764, Stornoway, Lewis - d. March 12, 1820, near Dunkeld, Scotland). "Seeking the Northwest Passage and the fabled link to Russia, Japan, and Cathay, Alexander Mackenzie drove himself and his men relentlessly, by canoe and portage, across the uncharted rivers, valleys, and mountains of North America. Mackenzie's 1789 journey to the Arctic Ocean and his arduous journe... View more info

First Crossing. ill. card covers.

By: MACKENZIE, Alexander). HAYES, Derek.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Douglas & McIntyre, 2003, ISBN:1-55054-994-4:

Seller ID: 55034


(MACKENZIE, Alexander). Derek Hayes. First Crossing : Alexander Mackenzie, his expedition across North America, and the opening of the continent. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, (2003). Pp 302. Profusely illustrated in b/w and/or colour photos, drawings, and maps. Large 8vo, illustrated card covers. This "...is the story of Canada's most famous explorer, Alexander Mackenzie, who in 1793 became the first person to cross the continent of North America north of Mexico. [...] It also traces the path of explorers who came after Mackenzie, including Sir John Franklin to the Arctic Ocean and David... View more info

Firth of Clyde. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BLAKE, George

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Collins, London, 1952,:

Seller ID: 93148


BLAKE, George. The Firth of Clyde. London : Collins, 1952. First UK Printing. Pp. 288, frontispiece, + 22 p. of plates. 8vo, blue cloth. Cohen, The River and Firth of Clyde, 1549-1993: A Selective Bibliography p.95, Toy 2742.Contents: 1. The Sea Area; 2. The Coming of the Steamboat; 3. The Towns of the Upper Reaches; 4. Coasts of the Outer Firth; 5. The Islands; 6. Bute a nd the Cambraes; 7. The Islands Arran and Ailsa Craig; 8. Loch Lomond: 9. ASport; 10. Days at the Coast; 11. Aids to Navigation; 12. Fishes and fishe ries; 13. Seabirds, Shellfish and Seaweed. Includes the following appendice... View more info

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Fish and Fisheries : A Selection from The Prize Essays of the InternationalFisheries Exhibition, Edinburgh, 1882.

By: HERBERT, David (ed.).

Price: $350.00

Publisher: William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh and London, 1883,: 1883

Seller ID: 82308


HERBERT, David, (ed.). Fish and Fisheries : A Selection from The Prize Essays of the International Fisheries Exhibition, Edinburgh, 1882. With Maps and Illustrations. Edinburgh and London : William Blackwood and Sons, MDCCCLXXXIII [1883]. First Edition. Pp (4),[i]-xlviii,[1]-342 + 15 leaves of plates + 3 coloured folding maps on Oyster cultivation in the Firth of Forth, the Firth of Tay and the Firth of Cromarty. 8vo, in original pebbled black pressed cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : 1. Whale-fishing in The Faroe Isles. (by Syshelmand H. C. Muller, pp. 1-16)... View more info

Fish and Fisheries of India

By: JHINGRAN, V. G. SWAMINATHAN, M. S.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Hindustan Publishing, Dehli, 1975,: 1975

Seller ID: 55348


JHINGRAN, V. G. Fish and Fisheries of India. Foreword by M. S. Swaminathan. Dehli: Hindustan Publishing, (1975). First Edition. Pp. 954, including plates and maps (some folding). 8vo, green cloth. Contents: Part I: Fishes of India: I) Definition of Fish; II) History of Ichthyology in India; III) Classification of Fishes; IV) Zoogeography. Part II: Inland Fisheries: I) Estimation of Inland Fish Catches ; II) Riverine Fisheries ; III) Fisheries of Lakes and Reservoirs ; IV) Estuarine Fisheries ; V) Fish Culture in Fresh Waters ; View more info

Fish and River Pollution. in dj.

By: JONES, J.R. Erichsen

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Butterworths, London, 1964,:

Seller ID: 69600


JONES, J.R. Erichsen. Fish and River Pollution. London : Butterworths, 1964. First Printing. Pp. [i]-viii,1-203,(1), frontis. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Contents: 1. Introduction: a brief history of experimental work on the effects of pollution on fish, 2. Fish and oxygen: pollution by oxygen-reducing effluents, 3. The reactions of fish to water of low oxygen concentration, 4. The measurement of toxicity, 5. Lead,zinc and copper: the 'coagulation film anoxia' theory, 6. The metals as sa lts: Comparative and general studies, and the reactions of fish to solution... View more info

Fish People : Linguistic Exogamy and Tukanoan Identity in Northwest Amazonia. 1st in dj.

By: JACKSON, Jean E. Cambridge Studies in Social Anthropology, 39

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1983, ISBN:0521239214:

Seller ID: 74737


JACKSON, Jean E. The Fish People : Linguistic Exogamy and Tukanoan Identityin Northwest Amazonia. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, (1983). Fir st Printing. Pp. (2),[i]-xix,(1),1-287,(3). Illustrated with maps. 8vo, maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Cambridge Studies in Social Anthropology, number 39. General editor: Jack Goody. "The Bara, or Fish People, ofthe Northwest Amazon for part of an unusual network of intermarrying local communities scattered along the rivers of this region. Each community belo ngs to one of sixteen different gropus that speak sixteen different lan... View more info

Fleuve aux Grandes Eaux. in dj.

By: VILLENEUVE, Claude BACK, Frederic

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Editions Quebec/Amerique, Montreal, 1995, ISBN:2890378667:

Seller ID: 78355


VILLENEUVE, Claude. Le Fleuve aux Grandes Eaux. Frédéric Back (Illustrator). (Montreal): Éditions Québec/Amérique, (1995). Pp. [i]-ix,(1),1-118. Illustrated. Double column. Text in French. Square 8vo, black cloth spine with illustrated paper covered boards. With folding plate laid in. Regarding the St. Lawrence River. Vg in dj. 20.00 View more info

Fleuves, rivieres et colonies : La France et ses empires (XVIIe-XXe siecle)/ Waterways and colonies : France and its empires (17th-20th centuries). p aperback

By: AUGERON, Mickael DUPLESSIS, Robert

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Les Indes savantes, Paris, 2010, ISBN:9782846542524:

Seller ID: 112672


AUGERON, Mickael, and Robert DUPLESSIS, (eds.). Fleuves, rivières et colonies : La France et ses empires (XVIIe-XXe siecle) / Waterways and colonies :France and its empires (17th-20th centuries). (Paris) : Les Indes savantes , (2010). Pp (8),9-[379],(5). Maps. 8vo, illustrated grey card covers, lettered in white and black. Actes du 33e congrès international de la French Colonial Historical Society qui s'est tenu à La Rochelle et à Brouage, France, du 6 au 10 juin 2007 / Papers presented at the 33rd annual Meeting of theFrench Colonial Historical Society, La Rochelle and Brouage, France, Ju... View more info

Flotsam, Jetsam and Lagan : From the Seven Seas, the Five Great Lakes and Our Inland Rivers.

By: HALL, Ernie, Captain

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cornell Maritime Press, Cambridge, MD, 1965,:

Seller ID: 83733


HALL, Ernie, Captain. Flotsam, Jetsam and Lagan : From the Seven Seas, the Five Great Lakes and Our Inland Rivers. Cambridge, MD : Cornell Maritime Press, 1965. First Edition. Pp [i]-xviii,1-397,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : 1. In the Beginning. 2. The Evolution of Sail. 3. The Evolution of Navigation. 4. Craft That Have Made History. 5. On the Great Lakes. 6. Shipboard Customs. 7. Salty Words and Phrases.8. Galley Talk. 9. Sailor's Superstitions and Legends. 10. In the Lazarett e. Some edge wear, name and address, else very good in price-clipped dustja... View more info

Folk, Fish and Fun. First Edition in dustjacket. Signed

By: BALFOUR, Harold. WULFF, Lee

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Terence Dalton Limited, Lavenham, Suffolk , 1978, ISBN:0900963859:

Seller ID: 79973


BALFOUR, Harold. Flk, Fish and Fun. Foreword by Chapman Pincher. Lavenham, Suffolk : Terence Dalton Limited, 1978. First Edition. Pp [i]-xiv,1-106,+ 25 pp. Photos. 8vo, white cloth, gilt lettering to spine. “Harold Balfour, Lord Balfour of Inchrye, [...] is also an authority of all aspects of river fishing. [...] In this book he introduces the Rivers Tweed, Spey and Dee, amongst others in Scotland; the Restigouche in Canada; the Serpentine in Newfoundland and others in Norway and Iceland and tells of his biggest catch ever in the estuary of the Volta River in the Gold Coast (now Ghana).” -... View more info

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Forms of Water. 9th ed.

By: TYNDALL, John

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Kegan Paul, Trench, 1885,:

Seller ID: 33174


TYNDALL, John. The Forms of Water in Clouds & Rivers, Ice & Glaciers. Ninth Edition. L: Kegan Paul, Trench & Co., 1885. Pp 192. Small 8vo, olive calf with raised bands, marbled edges. An urbane discourse on the aqueous phenomena of Alpine environments, set in the context of a lively amble around the Swiss Mer de Glace. With a brief section on sea ice. Outer hinges worn, boards rubbed and slightly soiled, initial and final leaves lightly foxed, slight edgewear, else vg. A handsome binding, really. 80.00 View more info

Fraser. First Edition in dustjacket

By: HUTCHISON, Bruce Rivers of America Series 42 BENNETT, Richard

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Clarke, Irwin, Toronto, 1950,:

Seller ID: 17572


HUTCHISON, Bruce. The Fraser. Illustrated by Richard Bennett. Toronto : Clarke, Irwin & Co., 1950. First Canadian Edition, from the first U.S. sheets.Pp 368. 8vo, brown cloth. No. 42 in The Rivers of America series. Hale and Barman British Columbia Local Histories: A Bibliography 433. The first has Hutchison's photo on rear panel of the dust-jacket and the Rinehart logo o n title-page obverse. Very good in chipped dustjacket. 32.50 View more info

Fraser. Second Canadian Printing in dustjacket

By: HUTCHISON, Bruce Rivers of America Series 42 BENNETT, Richard

Price: $29.00

Publisher: 1951,:

Seller ID: 24873


HUTCHISON, Bruce. The Fraser. Illustrated by Richard Bennett. Toronto : Clarke, Irwin & Co., [1951]. Second Canadian Printing, from the U.S. sheets. Pp 368. 8vo, brown cloth. No. 42 in The Rivers of America series. Hale and Barman British Columbia Local Histories: A Bibliography 433; Fitzgerald, TheRivers of America : A Descriptive Bibliography F2. The first has 8 reviews on rear panel of the dust-jacket and the Rinehart logo on title-page obver se. The text of the rear dj flap is the same as the first's as is the clothcolour, dating this at perhaps c. 1951. Very good in chipped dustjacket. 2 ... View more info