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Rivers and Canals. In Two Volumes

by VERNON-HARCOURT, Leveson Francis

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Published
1896
Condition
Very good
Edition
Second Edition
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Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1896. Second Edition. Hardcover. Very good. 2 vols.: xviii, [2], 342; xii, 343-704, 8 p. 23 cm. Vol. I has 10 plates and 14 woodcuts. Vol. II has 3 plates. Green cloth. Faint soiling and wear. Bookplate for author Hugh P. Raikes on front pastedowns. Ink stamps of later owner on front free endpaper. … Read more
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Twenty Five Years of Conservation on the Upper Thames Watershed 1947-1973

by Upper Thames River Conservation Authority

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Published
1973
Condition
Near fine
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$20.00

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1973. Softcover. Near fine. iii, [4], 122 p. 23 cm. Paperback. Topics include: flooding; forestry; land use; recreational uses of the river; small conservation areas; Fanshawe Pioneer Village; creatures in the woods and streams; promoting conservation; etc.
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The Canadian Mississippi River

by GEDDES, Hilda

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Published
1992
Condition
Very good
ISBN
9780919431621
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$30.00

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Burnstown, ON: General Store Publishing House, 1992. Softcover. Very good. 281 p. 28 cm. B&w illustrations. Softcover. Tear in upper spine. Faint marks at top of title and acknowledgements pages. Topics include: lumbering; river barons; Myer's Cave; the Caldwell-McLaren Feud; Lanark; Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority; Carleton Place, Appleton, Almonte, Pakenham, Galetta; etc.
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Nahanni: River of Gold ... River of Dreams

by HARTLING, Neil

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Published
1993
Condition
Near fine
ISBN
9781895465068
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$35.00

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Hyde Park, ON: The Canadian Recreational Canoeing Association, 1993. Softcover. Near fine. 133 p. 21 x 25 cm. B&w and colour illustrations. Softcover. A little sticky residue inside front cover.
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The Cartography of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, From Cartier to Champlain

by GANONG, W. F.

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Published
1889
Condition
Good
Edition
Trans. Roy. Soc. Canada. Section II, 1889
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Royal Society of Canada, 1889. Trans. Roy. Soc. Canada. Section II, 1889. Disbound. Good. Pages 17 to 58. 30 cm. 8 early sketch maps. Disbound. 2 appendices. Appendix II may not be complete. Small tear in last page. Presented by Dr. George Stewart, May 8, 1889.
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Voyages: Canada's Heritage Rivers

by NOEL, Lynn E. (ed.); WILSON, Hap (illus.)

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Attic Books
Published
1995
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9781550810981
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$50.00

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St. John's, NF: Breakwater; Atlantic Center for the Environment, 1995. Hardcover. Fine/Near fine. xii, 13-197, [10] p. 23 x 29 cm. B&w and colour illustrations. Pictorial hardcover in matching dustjacket.
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The Susquehanna: River and Legend

by MIERS, Earl Schenck; BARTLETT, W. H. & PERKINS, Granville (illus.)

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Published
1969
Condition
Very good +
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New York: The Spiral Press, 1969. Softcover. Very good +. Issued by The Curtis Paper Company of Newark, Delaware, the 16th in a series of publications on Americana commissioned annually. 35 p. 24 cm. B&w illustrations. Staplebound booklet. Former owner's label on first page. Topics include the Pennymite War, Molly Maguires, etc.
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The Glorious Adventure: Being a True Account of a 1904 Expedition 75 Miles Down the Appomattox River by a Band of Intrepid Adventurers as Recorded by the Company Secretary Treasurer and Cussing Master, Mr. G. L. English

by ENGLISH, Mr. G. L.; DUNNAVANT, Nancy R. (ed.); DUNNAVANT, Lloyd Coleman (illus.)

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Published
1993
Condition
Near fine
Edition
Published as a supplement to the Summer 1993 Tiller Magazine
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McLean, Virginia: Virginia Canals & Navigations Society, 1993. Published as a supplement to the Summer 1993 Tiller Magazine. Staplebound. Near fine. [28 p.]. 22 cm. B&w line drawings. Staplebound booklet. Former owner's label on first page.
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The River Thames: A Descriptive Poem (From Source to Mouth)

by PITT, John William

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Published
nd. Author's note from 1939
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Good
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Cambridge: The Author, nd. Author's note from 1939. Softcover. Good. 77 p. 22 cm. B&w photos and map. Softcover with taped spine over staples. Small tears and chips to edges and over staples. Some spots to covers. Former owner's label on first page.
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Rapids of the St. Lawrence, Prescott to Montreal

by Canada Steamship Lines

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Published
nd
Condition
Good
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Canada Steamship Lines, nd. Booklet. Good. 20 p. 20 cm. Fold-out map inside rear cover is in excellent condition. Staplebound booklet. Light wear and soiling to covers. Former owner's label on first page. Guidebook describes places and events on the St. Lawrence from Prescott to Montreal.
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The Navigable Rhine: The Development of its Shipping the Basis of the Prosperity of Its Commerce and its Traffic in 1907

by CLAPP, Edwin J.

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Published
September 1911
Condition
ex library-good +
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, September 1911. Hardcover. ex library-good +. Hart, Schaffner & Marx Prize Economic Essays IX. xvii, 134 p., interspersed with plates. 21 cm. Frontispiece and 18 other plates. Burgundy cloth. Light wear and rubbing. Ex library with mark from label on lower spine, ink stamp on a front page, mark on rear endpaper. Half title has… Read more
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Sparrow Lake & Severn River viewbook

by Passenger Dept., Canadian Northern Ontario Ry

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Published
nd. 1900a
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ex library-good
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$75.00

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Passenger Dept., Canadian Northern Ontario Ry, nd. 1900a. Softcover. ex library-good. [16 p.] 16 x 23 cm. 13 b&w illustrations. Pictorial paper covers. Small tears and some soiling to exterior. White taped spine. Library ink stamp on rear of first leaf the only library marking. Staples rusting. Last page lists summer railway fares to Sparrow Lake resorts… Read more
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Rock, River & Thorn: The Big Bend of the Rio Grande

by ARMSTRONG, Frank

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Published
2001
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780968017562
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Calgary: Folio Gallery/Waterous & Co, 2001. Cloth. Fine/Fair. No. 763 of 1250. Unpaginated. 31 cm. 40 b&w plates. Cloth hardcover in dustjacket. Large tear in top front of jacket and smaller tears and wear. Signed by Armstrong on title. Foreword by Jan Reid. Introduction by Roy Flukinger.
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Improvement of the Allegheny River and Flood Control

by PUTNAM, Harold C.

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Published
1943
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Very good
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Warren, PA: Social Science Section, Warren Academy of Sciences, 1943. Staplebound. Very good. 18 p. 23 cm. Staplebound paper pamphlet. Light soiling to covers. Label of former owner on title page. Warren Academy of Sciences Social and Economic Science Section, Warren Social Science Club, Organized Sept. 21, 1895 Warren, Pennsylvania. Season 1943-1944. Lists officers on title page… Read more
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38 fold-out plans of ice conditions near Montreal, 1880s

by Montreal Flood Commission

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Published
ca. 1883-1888
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Fair
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Montreal: Montreal Flood Commission, ca. 1883-1888. Fair. 38 fold-out maps, 25 cm when folded, various sizes unfolded. Mainly b&w with some colour. In remains of leather and black cloth folder or slipcase. No book or report included. Plans are rather fragile with some tears. Maps and diagrams of ice conditions on St. Lawrence River, Lake St. Louis,… Read more
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London, 1794. No Binding. Very good +. Pages 491 to 494. 30 cm. Bound with thread only. "Anno Tricesimo Quarto Georgii III. Regis. Cap. XXXVII. 28th March 1794."
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A Call To Action. Implementing Legacy: A Strategy for a Healthy Humber

by The Humber Watershed Task Force/The Metropolitan Toronto and Region Conservation Authority

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Published
May 1997
Condition
Near fine
ISBN
9780969720522
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Toronto: The Humber Watershed Task Force/The Metropolitan Toronto and Region Conservation Authority, May 1997. Paperback. Near fine. xix, 103 p. 28 cm. Nine colour fold-outs and over 30 b&w illustrations. Softcover. A little label residue on lower rear cover. Topics: The Humber Watershed Task Force and its members; Humber Watershed strategy; subwatersheds of Main Humber, East… Read more
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The Valley of the Humber 1615-1913

by LIZARS, K. M.

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Published
1913
Condition
Good +
Edition
First Edition
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$100.00

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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1913. First Edition. Cloth. Good +. x, [1], 170 p. 24 cm. 25 illustrations, one in full colour. Burgundy cloth with gold lettering. A bit of edge wear. A few small tears inside. The Humber River is one of two major rivers on either side of Toronto, the other being the Don River… Read more
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The Stream of Pleasure: A Narrative of a Journey on the Thames from Oxford to London

by PENNELL, Joseph and Elizabeth Robbins

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Published
1891
Condition
Good
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London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1891. Cloth. Good. 159, [3] p. 22 cm. Frontispiece and 18 other full-page b&w plates. Numerous smaller in-text illustrations and vignettes. Grey cloth hardcover with spotting and soiling to exterior. Small chip from bottom corner of frontispiece tissue guard. A few other tissue guards present. Pages clean and neat. Practical chapter by J.… Read more
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Round the Islands

by GOULD, Captain "Dud"

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Published
1929
Condition
Very good
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$15.00

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Syracuse, N.Y.: Capt. "Dud" Gould, 1929. Staplebound. Very good. [20] p. 19 cm. Fold-out map. Illustrations. Minor marks to covers. A few notes in pen.
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