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WWII German map of Britain's canal and waterways network
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WWII German map of Britain's canal and waterways network

By Berlin, Department for War Maps and Surveying

Germany: Department for War Maps and Surveying, 1940. Map. Very good. Coloured map of Britain. 37' x 25 '. 97 cm x 64 cm. Produced at the height of the Second World War. Confidential document. Dienstgebraugh (For official use only).

$60.00

List of Works Relating to Deep Waterways From the Great Lakes to the Atlantic Ocean with some other related works. Books, Articles in Periodicals, United States Documents
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List of Works Relating to Deep Waterways From the Great Lakes to the Atlantic Ocean with some other related works. Books, Articles in Periodicals, United States Documents

By GRIFFEN, Appleton Prentiss Clark

Washington: Library of Congress, 1908. Card Covers. Fair. 59 p. 26 cm. Card covers. Front detached. Chips and tears. Ink stamp and former owner's label on title page.

$25.00

Transportation Costs On The New York State Barge Canal
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Transportation Costs On The New York State Barge Canal

Washington: Bureau of Railway Economics, 1926. Card Covers. Very Good. Consecutive No. 293. Miscellaneous Series No. 40. 32 p. 23 cm. Tan card covers with light wear. Square wear mark inside rear cover. Former owner's label on title page. Bureau was "Established by Railways of the United States for the Scientific Study of Transportation Problems".

$35.00

Comparison of Transportation Costs by Rail and via Barge Canal
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Comparison of Transportation Costs by Rail and via Barge Canal

Washington: Bureau of Railway Economics, 1925. Soft cover. Ex-Library. Consecutive No. 293. Miscellaneous Series No. 36. 16 p. 23 cm. Tan card covers. Former owner's label on title page. Library label and notation on p. 12. Square worn spot inside rear cover.

$35.00

The Cost of Transportation on the Erie Canal and by Rail
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The Cost of Transportation on the Erie Canal and by Rail

Washington: Bureau of Railway Economics, 1911. Card Covers. Ex-Library. Bulletin No. 21. 12 p. 23 cm. Brown card covers. Library blind stamps on front cover, title page. Former owner's label on title page. Worn area inside rear cover. Ink notation bottom of last page.

$35.00

The American Isthmus and the Interoceanic Canal; A Review of the Nicaragua Canal Scheme
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The American Isthmus and the Interoceanic Canal; A Review of the Nicaragua Canal Scheme

By HUNTER, W. Henry

Soft cover. Good. Reprinted from The Engineering Magazine, New York, Feb. and March, 1899. 39 p. 24 cm. 27 b&w illustrations, including one map. Brown paper covers. Spine ends torn and chipped. Some soiling and light wear to covers. Former owner's label on p. 1.

$25.00

Welland Ship Canal 1934
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Welland Ship Canal 1934

Ottawa: Department of Railways and Canals, 1935. Card Covers. Good. 31 p. 20 cm. Map inside rear cover. Tan card covers. Ink stamp at top and minor soiling. Former owner's label on title page. Ink signature covered with marker inside front cover. Damp stained lower corners. Topics include: the first, second, and third Welland canals; the fourth Welland (Ship) Canal; description of construction; Port Weller; locks; Port Colborne Harbour; hydro-electric power plant; pontoon gate lifter; operation and traffic; official opening of 1932 at which R. B. Bennett and Stanley Baldwin were present.

$35.00

The Maritime Canal of Suez: Brief Memoir of the Enterprise From its Earliest Date, and Comparison of its Probable Results with those of a Ship Canal Across Darien
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The Maritime Canal of Suez: Brief Memoir of the Enterprise From its Earliest Date, and Comparison of its Probable Results with those of a Ship Canal Across Darien

By NOURSE, J. E.

Washington City: Philp & Solomons, 1869. Soft cover. Fair. 57 p. 24 cm. 2 fold-out maps (1 colour), b&w map, 2 b&w illustrations. Original covers attached to white paper. Ink signature on front cover. Folding maps extensively repaired. Title page attached with repair paper. Former owner's label attached inside front cover. Bottom corner of p. 23 dampstained. Front cover gives date as 1870.

$75.00

Statistical Report of Lake Commerce Passing Through the American and Canadian Canals at Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan and Ontario, During the Season of 1904
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Statistical Report of Lake Commerce Passing Through the American and Canadian Canals at Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan and Ontario, During the Season of 1904

Ephemera. Very Good. nd. ca. 1904. 24 p. 23 cm. 6 b&w illustrations. Green paper covers with a little minor soiling and creasing. Former owner's label on first page of text. Prepared under direction of Lieut. Col. Chas. E. L. B. Davis, Corps of Engineers, US Army. Contains: sources of information for traffic data and valuations, stats for canal post office, historical notes, value of total freight carried, vessel dimensions, saw logs and pulp wood rafted down St. Marys Rapids, expenses for operating and care of canal, etc.

$35.00

The Claims of the Northwest for the Improvement of St. Mary's River and Hay Lake Channel. Speech of Hon. Cushman K. Davis, of Minnesota
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The Claims of the Northwest for the Improvement of St. Mary's River and Hay Lake Channel. Speech of Hon. Cushman K. Davis, of Minnesota

By DAVIS, Cushman K.

Washington, 1890. Ephemera. Good. 16 p. 23 cm. Paper covers with crease from top to bottom. Former owner's label on first page. Title continues: "Delivered in the Senate of the United States, Thursday, January 9, 1890".

$50.00

Annual Report of the Superintendent and Collector of the St. Mary's Falls Ship Canal, for the Year 1878, With Map and History; History of the St. Mary's Falls Ship Canal
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Annual Report of the Superintendent and Collector of the St. Mary's Falls Ship Canal, for the Year 1878, With Map and History; History of the St. Mary's Falls Ship Canal

By CHANDLER, William

Lansing: W. S. George & Co., State Printers, 1879. Soft cover. Ex-Library-good. 30, 12 p. 24 cm. One fold out map at rear. Coats of arms on title pages. Paper covers with numerous small chips and tears, including several chips in spine. Ex library with ink stamp on front cover. Former owner's label on title page. A little thumbing. Title of second part continues: "Showing the Early Efforts which were made to secure its Construction, with a Record of the Business of the Canal from its Opening until the Present Time, Together with the Improvements Made and in Process of Construction. Designed to accompany the Annual Report of the Superintendent and Collector for 1878".

$35.00

The Old Welland Canal and the Man Who Made It
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The Old Welland Canal and the Man Who Made It

By KEEFER, Thomas C.

Ottawa: James Hope & Sons, 1911. Card Covers. Fair. 21 p. 22 cm. Card covers. Ink notation at top. Spine torn at both ends. Chipped bottom corner. Red notation on front cover and title page. Former owner's label on title page. Bottom corners stained up to p. 8. Pencil notes throughout. Tells story of William Hamilton Merritt, the Old Welland Canal, Welland Railway.

$25.00

Report of the Canadian Section of the International Waterways Commission for the year 1906
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Report of the Canadian Section of the International Waterways Commission for the year 1906

Ottawa, 1907. Soft cover. Good. 64 p. 22 cm. Grey paper covers. Chipped spine tail and upper front corner. Small tears. Former owner's label on title page. Ink correction p. 9. Topics include Niagara Falls, Detroit River Tunnel Company, St. Mary's River at Sault Ste. Marie, the Massena Water Power Company, preservation of Canadian shore along the Detroit River, application of the Minnesota Canal and Power Company, Chicago Drainage Canal, the application of Mr. Smith L. Dawley for permission to develop power at Long Sault Rapids, question of a tunnel and inlet pier for the Buffalo Waterworks, navigation and power development on the Richelieu River, Irrigation Question, Lake Erie Boundary Question, controlling works at the outlet of Lake Erie, death of George Y. Wisner. Most of text is appendices.

$35.00

Report from The Committee on Roads and Canals, to which was referred a memorial of the commissioners appointed to superintend the improvement of the navigation of the Tennesse river within the State of Alabama
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Report from The Committee on Roads and Canals, to which was referred a memorial of the commissioners appointed to superintend the improvement of the navigation of the Tennesse river within the State of Alabama

Washington, 1835. Hardcover. Near Fine. 23d Congress, 2d Session, Rep. No. 104. 8 p. 24 cm. Bound in blue cloth with marbled paper. Former owner's label on front endpaper and small bookseller's sticker on rear pastedown.

$100.00

Report from the select committee on the Niagara ship canal; Report from the Committee on Naval Affairs
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Report from the select committee on the Niagara ship canal; Report from the Committee on Naval Affairs

Washington, 1863. Hardcover. Near Fine. 37th Congress, 3d Session, Report No. 53. 18; 2 p. 24 cm. Bound in green cloth with marbled paper boards. Former owner's label on front endpaper and small bookseller's sticker on rear pastedown. Some faint spots on endpapers. First item to accompany bill H. R. No 782. First item pertains to the construction of a ship canal around Niagara Falls on American side to connect lakes Erie and Ontario. Second small item pertains to memorial of Horace H. day for construction of ship canal around Niagara Falls.

$50.00

Report to The Committee on Roads and Canals, to which was referred the bill to authorize the purchase of stock for the United States in the "Louisville and Portland Canal Company;" Documents relating to the Trade and Collection of Tolls on the Louisville and Portland Canal
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Report to The Committee on Roads and Canals, to which was referred the bill to authorize the purchase of stock for the United States in the "Louisville and Portland Canal Company;" Documents relating to the Trade and Collection of Tolls on the Louisville and Portland Canal

Washington, 1840. Hardcover. Very Good. 26th Congress, 1st Session. Report No. 284. 57, 5 p. 24 cm. Bound in black cloth with marbled paper boards. Former owner's label on front endpaper.

$50.00

Letter from the Secretary of War, Transmitting, In response to Senate resolution of Febrary 14, 1885, report on the subject of a new lock at Saint Mary's Falls Canal in Michigan
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Letter from the Secretary of War, Transmitting, In response to Senate resolution of Febrary 14, 1885, report on the subject of a new lock at Saint Mary's Falls Canal in Michigan

Washington, 1885. Hardcover. Near Fine. 48th Congress, 2d Session. Ex. Doc. No. 87. 26 p. 24 cm. 2 fold-out maps. Bound in blue cloth with marbled paper boards. Former owner's label on front endpaper and small bookseller's sticker on rear pastedown.

$50.00

Report from The Committee on Roads and Canals, to whom were referred sundry memorials of the citizens of New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, and Wisconsin, praying Congress to take measures to opean a canal around the Falls of St. Mary's, at the outlet of lake Superior; also, a bill proposing an appropriation for that object
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Report from The Committee on Roads and Canals, to whom were referred sundry memorials of the citizens of New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, and Wisconsin, praying Congress to take measures to opean a canal around the Falls of St. Mary's, at the outlet of lake Superior; also, a bill proposing an appropriation for that object

Washington, 1844. In Book Box. Near Fine. 28th Congress, 1st Session. Report No. 268. 45 p. 25 cm. Fold-out chart. Disbound. In folderwith red cloth and blue paper. Some discolouration to blue paper. In beige cloth and green and brown paper slipcase. Pp. 17-32 darkened. Spot on last page. Former owner's label on flap and small bookseller's sticker on rear pastedown.

$100.00

Message from the President of the United States, transmitting, A communication from the governor of the State of Illinois, with a copy of an act of the general assembly of that State, tendering to the United States the cession of the Illinois and Michigan Canal, upon condition that it shall be enlarged and maintained as a national water-way for commerical purposes
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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting, A communication from the governor of the State of Illinois, with a copy of an act of the general assembly of that State, tendering to the United States the cession of the Illinois and Michigan Canal, upon condition that it shall be enlarged and maintained as a national water-way for commerical purposes

By ARTHUR, Chester; HAMILTON, John M.

Washington, 1884. Hardcover. Near Fine. 48th Congress, 1st Session. Ex. Doc. No. 38. 45 p. 24 cm. Two fold-out maps at rear. Bound in grey and white cloth with tan paper boards. Tape repairs to rear of p. 45 and tear in one map margin. Former owner's label on front endpaper and small bookseller's sticker on rear pastedown. President is Chester Arthur and Governor of Illinois is John M. Hamilton.

$75.00

Report of John B. Jarvis, Esquire, Relative to The Survey of the Proposed Caughnawaga Canal: and Documents Relative to the Survey and Improvements of the Rapids of the River St. Lawrence
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Report of John B. Jarvis, Esquire, Relative to The Survey of the Proposed Caughnawaga Canal: and Documents Relative to the Survey and Improvements of the Rapids of the River St. Lawrence

By JARVIS, John B.

Quebec: Legislative Assembly, 1855. First Edition. Original Wraps. Good +. 76 p. 26 cm. Fold-out table. Blue paper covers. A few chips and small tear to covers. Former owner's label on first page. Pages uncut.

$100.00

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