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Report on Portage Lake Canals July 3, 1890
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Report on Portage Lake Canals July 3, 1890

Washington, 1890. Hardcover. Good. 51st Congress, 1st Session, Report No. 1025. 80 p. 24 cm. One full-page map and numerous small in-text line diagrams. Bound in brown cloth spine with marbled paper boards. Former owner's label on front endpaper and small bookbinder (Swansong) sticker on rear pastedown. Small tears in edges of pp. 47-61.

$75.00

Souvenir Views along the Route of the Northern Navigation Division of the Canada Steamship Lines
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Souvenir Views along the Route of the Northern Navigation Division of the Canada Steamship Lines

Ottawa: Photogelatine Engraving Company Limited. Card Covers. Very Good. nd. A Dominion Series View Book. Unpaginated. 16 x 23 cm. 18 b&w photos. Tan card covers with peep-hole to first photo. Small tears in spine. Photos of steamships at Detroit, Sarnia, Sault Ste. Marie, Fort William & Port Arthur, Duluth, etc. Also a couple of rooms on board ship.

$60.00

Report on Ship Canal From the Great Lakes to the Navigable Waters of the Hudson River
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Report on Ship Canal From the Great Lakes to the Navigable Waters of the Hudson River

[Washington], 1896. Hardcover. Fine. 54th Congress, 1st Session, Report No. 423. 50 p. 23 cm. Bound in green cloth with marbled paper. Cream label. Label of former owner attached to front endpaper. Small bookbinder's label (Swansong) on rear pastedown.

$35.00

Letter From the Secretary of War, Transmitting, With a Letter From the Chief of Engineers, Report Concerning Proposed Canal to Connect Lake Superior and the Mississippi River
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Letter From the Secretary of War, Transmitting, With a Letter From the Chief of Engineers, Report Concerning Proposed Canal to Connect Lake Superior and the Mississippi River

Washington, 1899. Hardcover. Near Fine. 56th Congress, 1st Session, Document No. 69. 16 p. 24 cm. Bound in flowered print spine and cream covered boards. Brown label. Former owner's label attached to front endpaper. Small tears in edges, with pp. 11-15 professionally repaired. Small bookbinder's label (Swansong) on rear pastedown.

$35.00

Letter From the Secretary of War, Transmitting, In answer to Senate resolution of April 22, 1884, report of the Engineers concerning the Portage Lake and Lake Superior Ship-Canal
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Letter From the Secretary of War, Transmitting, In answer to Senate resolution of April 22, 1884, report of the Engineers concerning the Portage Lake and Lake Superior Ship-Canal

Washington, 1885. Hardcover. Near Fine. 48th Congress, 2d Session, Ex. Doc. No. 15. 11 p. 24 cm. Bound in white cloth with marbled paper boards. Tan label. Former owner's label attached to front endpaper. Small bookbinder's label (Swansong) on rear pastedown.

$50.00

Report on Ship Canal From the Great Lakes to the Navigable Waters of the Hudson River
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Report on Ship Canal From the Great Lakes to the Navigable Waters of the Hudson River

Washington, 1894. Hardcover. Near Fine. 53rd Congress, 2d Session, Report No. 913. 50 p. 24 cm. Bound in red cloth with marbled boards. White label. Former owner's label attached to front endpaper. Small bookbinder's label (Swansong) 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 open a canal around the Falls of St. Mary's, at the outlet of Lake Superior
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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 open a canal around the Falls of St. Mary's, at the outlet of Lake Superior

Washington, 1844. Hardcover. Near Fine. 28th Congress, 1st Session, 268. 45 p. 23 cm. Bound in striped cloth with marbled paper boards. Tan label. Former owner's label attached to front endpaper. Small bookbinder's label (Swansong) on rear pastedown.

$75.00

In Community Service: A History of The Lake Huron-Petrolia Water Works System
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In Community Service: A History of The Lake Huron-Petrolia Water Works System

Petrolia Public Utilities Commission, 1962. Soft cover. Good. [8 p.]. 23 cm. 3 b&w illustrations. Yellow paper covers with slight discolouration. Includes typed letter to W. B. Smith in Wyoming, Ontario.

$40.00

Transportation Economics of the Great Lakes - St. Lawrence Ship Channel
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Transportation Economics of the Great Lakes - St. Lawrence Ship Channel

By RITTER, Alfred H.

Great Lakes - St. Lawrence Tidewater Association, 1925. First Edition. Hardcover. Ex library-very good. 276 p. 24 cm. 4 fold-out maps, fold-out chart, photos. Burgundy cloth hardcover. Ex library with label residue on spine, ink stamps and labels on front free endpaper, ink stamps on title page, former owner's label on a front leaf.

$35.00

Three Years Travels throughout the Interior Parts of North America
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Three Years Travels throughout the Interior Parts of North America

By CARVER, Captain Johnathan

Charlestown: Samuel Etheridge, 1802. Fourth American edition. Full-Leather. Fair. xvi, 312 p. 17 cm. Full leather. Spine rubbed, corners worn, small tear in spine head. Bookplate residue on front pastedown. Page vii loose. Dampstains and foxing with pages 60-73 especially darkened. Chip from bottom of p. 275 and rear free endpaper. Carver set out by boat in 1766 seeking a water route across the continent. He explored the West more extensively than any other British explorer had yet, and his book sparked other interest in finding a route to the Pacific. His descriptions are detailed accounts of the surprises one might expect as a pioneer in rough territory. Particularly of note are his observations on the culture of the Native inhabitants of the region; the book is an important early reference in Native and Colonial studies. Originally published in 1778 under the title Travels through the interior parts of North America in the years 1766, 1767, and 1768. Sabin 11185. Howes 215.

$200.00

Transportation on the Great Lakes
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Transportation on the Great Lakes

By War Department. Corps of Engineers U.S. Army and United States Shipping Board

Washington: Government Printing Office, 1930. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. Transportation Series No. 1. Prepared for The Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbours War Department and the Bureau of Operations United States Shipping Board. xi, 423 p. 23 cm. Fold-out colour maps. Many b&w plates. Green paper covers. Minor wear to covers. Small owner's stamp to front cover. Owner's label on first leaf.

$100.00