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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

    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 label of former owner. Topics: growing predominance of bulk goods in commerce; improvements of the channel and the boats; development of the Rhine's sea and river harbors; steamboat companies; railroads; traffic in German Rhine harbors; water rates; comparison with Mississippi. Index.


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    The Leeds and Liverpool Canal. A photographic Journey by Lyons, David C

    Nelson: Hendon Publishing Co Ltd. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket as issued. 1977. First Edition. Illustrated card cover. 180mm x 240mm (7" x 9"). [64pp]. .


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    Notice sur les Solennités célébrées à Strasbourg, pour le Département du Bas-Rhin, le Jour du Couronnement de Napoléon Premier, Empereur des Français by [BOVET, -]

    Four hand-colored folding engraved maps & one fine engraving. 11 pp. 4to, cont. crushed green morocco, sides bordered in gilt, spine gilt. [Strasbourg: F.G. Levrault, 1804]. First edition of this rare and handsomely illustrated work. In order to celebrate Napoleon's coronation in 1804, the city of Strasbourg initiated a series of a civil engineering and public works projects. The explanatory text details the planned bridge over the Rhine connecting Strasbourg with Kehl, an orangerie dedicated to Empress Josephine, a canal to protect against flooding and to circumvent a turbulent part of the Rhine, a performance hall, and the extension of a central boulevard. The measurements and purpose of each structure are also noted. The maps are all finely engraved and hand-colored with grey borders. The first map depicts the portion of the river adjacent to Strasbourg and a cross-section of the new bridge to be constructed (with high- and low-water marks shown). The second presents the ornate landscaping which will surround the orangerie, as well as a smaller floorplan. The third shows the location of the new canal. The projected performance hall and prolonged boulevard are shown on the fourth and final map. The final engraving offers a ground-level view of the performance hall. Fine and attractive copy. WorldCat locates no copy in the U.S.


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    Hawaiian Seashells by Boom, Robert

    Honolulu: The Waikiki Aquarium, 1972 First printing in stapled pamphlet. 30 pp. Color photographs. Minor shelfwear. Very Good.. Stapled Pamphlet. Very Good. Box 100.


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    Minutes of the Chesterfield Canal Company, 1771-80 (Derbyshire Record Society) by Richardson Christine (Ed)

    Chesterfield, Great Britain: Derbyshire Record Society, 1996. 1st edition. 238 pages. Good end paper maps. This is a detailed account of the activities of the Chesterfield Canal Company from 1771 to 1780. A mine of useful information. In original black buckram gilt hard cover binding. Near Fine in Near Fine pictorial dust wrapper. A substantial book. MAY REQUIRE EXTRA POSTAGE OUTSIDE UK. . First Edition. Buckram. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo.


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    Adam's River. the Mystery of the Adams River Sockeye by Hume, Mark. Photographs By Rick Blacklaws

    Vancouver: New Star Books., 1994 First printing in paper covers. 108 pp. Illustrations, sources, index. Minor curl to front cover, gift inscription on the front endpaper. Very Good.. Soft Cover. Very Good. BC1-7.


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    Documents Relating To the transfer to the State of Maryland of the stock in the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company, standing in the name of the United States by ANONYMOUS

    Washington DC, 1840. Hardcover. Very good. Report No. 610, 26th Congress, 1st Session, July 11, 1840. 212 p. 24 cm. Bound in half white cloth with white paper boards. Former owner's label on front endpaper and small bookbinder's sticker on rear pastedown. A few darkened pages.


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    The Fishes of the Red Deer River. by Smith, Harvey J

    Red Deer, AB: Kerry Wood Nature Centre Association., 1990 First printing in stapled paper covers. 16 pp. Illustrations, glossary, checklist and index. Hint of a sticker ghost on the front cover otherwise Fine.. . Printer Wrapper. Near Fine. Illus. by Marco Pilon. Box 15.


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    Hidden Charles: a guide to exploring the river, with history, anecdot by Tougias,Mike

    1991. Hidden Charles: a guide to exploring the river, with history, anecdotes, and suggested outings by Mike Tougias, Yankee Books, 1991, paperback, 175 pages, new condition.


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    The Water Wealth of Canada: with Special Reference to the Ottawa River Basin by COUTLEE, Charles R

    1910. Staplebound. Very Good. Reprinted from the First Annual Report of The Commission of Conservation, 1910. 19 p. 25 cm. Fold-out map of Ottawa Basin at rear. Brown card covers. A little fading to edges. Slightly chipped at spine tail. Former owner's label attached to first page. Title continues: "An Address Delivered by Charles R. Coutlee, C.E., Before the First Annual Meeting of the Commission of Conservation." Besides Ottawa, also discussion of Pacific Coast (domestic supplies of Vancouver, New Westminster, irrigation, inland navigation, power), central British Columbia (power, Okanagan Valley, Columbia and Kootenay Valleys), Mackenzie Basin, Lake Winnipeg Basin (navigation, domestic use, irrigation, power), St. Lawrence Basin (irrigation, drainage, navigation, power), New Brunswick, Nova Scotia.


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    James Brindley and the Duke of Bridgewater Canal Visionaries by Owens Victoria

    Stroud, Great Britain: Amberley Publishing, 2015. 1st edition. 8vo. 159 pages including detailed index. Very well illustrated with a number of good photographic colour plates and reproductions of old maps (34 plates in all). This is an excellent account of the alliance between the Duke of Bridgewater and James Brindley who revolutionised the canal world in this country. In original attractive pictorial card covers. Near Fine. MAY REQUIRE EXTRA POSTAGE OUTSIDE UK. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo.


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    The Natural History of the Ocean a Graphic Account of the Mighty Deep by Prof. J. W. Van Dervoort

    Union Publishing House. Good with no dust jacket. 1890. Hardcover. Good hardcover with clean, but yellowed pages. No dust jacket. Minor shelf wear and scuff marks to covers and spine. One small pin hole in the spine. Binding is cracking at the hinges, but no pages appear to be missing or loose. Back cover has some water damage and the red dye from the cloth has bled onto the bottom edge of page 475 to the back end page, but this does not affect the text. Previous owner attached an ex-libris sticker to the upper left corner on the inside of the front cover. Book is protected in a mylar bag. ; 9 X 6.25 x 1.75 inches .


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    Set of Three: Marine Atlas 1. The Joint Aquarium Care of Invertebrates and Tropical Marine Fishes Marine Atlas 2. Invertebrates Marine Atlas 3. Invertebrates by Erhardt, Harry And Horst Moosleitner

    Melle, Germany:: Mergus/Hans A. Baensch., 1997 First printings in trade paperback. Volume I has some moisture rippling to the top of the first 100 pages, minor spine lean. Volumes II and III are Very Good or better. . 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. LR4-1.


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    The Saskatchawan by Campbell, Marjorie Wilkins

    Rinehart, 1950. 1st . Hardcover. A VG tight crisp copy with a litely faded spine.


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    The Picturesque Hudson by JOHNSON, Clifton

    New York: Macmillan, 1909. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. Blue decorated cloth. Ownership signature of a noted historian, a few faint spots on the boards and a little cocked, a nice, very good copy.


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    The Salmon of Ungava Bay. Technical Paper No. 22 by Power, G

    Monteal: The Arctic Institute of North America., 1969 First printing in paper covers. 72 pp. Tables, charts, references. Light sunning to spine. Near Fine.. Soft Cover. Near Fine. Drawer 6.


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    Ireland's Royal Canal 1789-1992 by DELANY, Ruth

    Dublin, Ireland: The Lilliput Press, 1992. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. vii, 216 p. 15 cm. Map, b&w photographs. Blue hardcover in pictorial distjacket. Owner's label on half title. Signed by author on title page. Includes chapters on passage-boats and steam railroads. Appendices.


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    Suwannee River: Strange Green Land by Cecile Hulse Matschat

    The Literary Guild of America, 1938. Hardcover. Acceptable. 1938. 296 pages. No dust jacket. Green cloth boards. Mostly clean pages with light tanning and foxing to endpapers and page edges. Water drops, rub marks and a few small nicks to text block edges. Some minor dog-eared corners. Tanning along spine and board edges. Forward leaning. Mild rub wear to surfaces and edges with crushing to spine ends and minor bumps to corners. Some water marks.


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    Tugs, Barges and Me Manchester Ship Canal and Bridgewater Canal Memories by Abram Jake

    Radcliffe, Great Britain: Neil Richardson, 1996. 1st edition. A4. 55 pages. Very well illustrated throughout with black and white photographic plates and drawings. This is a detailed account of life on the canals around Manchester in the mid 1900s. In original attractive pictorial buff card covers. Very Good. REDUCED POSTAGE ON THIS ITEM. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. A4.


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    Comments on the Wooten-Bowden Report to the International Joint Commission by COOPER, Hugh L

    New York: Hugh L. Cooper & Company, 1921. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. 21 p. 26 cm. Fold-out diagrams and b&w plates at rear. Cloth hardcover with gold print. Former owner's label on a front leaf. A little thumbing.


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    Waterways into Castlefield by Fletcher, John C

    Radcliffe, Great Britain: Neil Richardson, 1989. 1st edition. A4. 20 pages. Lavishly illustrated throughout with black and white photographic plates and reproductions of old maps and drawings. A very well written account of the old waterways around the Bridgewater canal. In original blue pictorial card covers. Very Good. REDUCED POSTAGE ON THIS ITEM. Delph Books Tel: 0161 764 4488. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. A4.


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    THE OHIO by R.E. Banta

    New York: Rinehart & Company, 1949. Hardcover. 592p. A grey cloth hardcover book in good condition. Cover is sunned and lightly stained. Edges worn. Signatures on both endpapers, which are tanned. Otherwise clean and tight. Signed by the author on a special page in front indicating that this is a "Special Limited Valley Edition." One of the books in the RIVERS OF AMERICA series edited by Hervey Allen and Carl Carmer. Contains occasional black and white illustrations.


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    The Duke of Bridgewater's Canal by Mullineux Frank

    Eccles, Great Britain: Eccles and District History Society, 1988. This is a 2nd edition of a 1959 original. 35 pages including some good black and white illustrations. This is a good detailed account of this most interesting of canals. In original attractive pictorial grey card covers which have faded a little at the spine otherwise Very Good. REDUCED POSTAGE ON THIS ITEM. . Second Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Small 8vo.


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    The Aquarium: An Unveiling Of The Wonders Of The Deep Sea (1856) by Philip Henry Gosse

    2010-09-10. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!


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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.


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