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Canoeing Books & Ephemera

MEN, RIVERS AND CANOES.

MEN, RIVERS AND CANOES.

by PLAYER, IAN

INCLUDES Tipped=in compliment slip from the Wildlife Soc - co-publishers. Dj is very, very slightly scuffed on head; closed tear 16mm. Fold-out map of Tongaland and the Tugela; Umzinduzi maps as eps. 148pp; Portrait as frontis; 12pp b&w photog plates..
Item Price
R518.00
MYSTERY OF THE NILE

MYSTERY OF THE NILE

by BANGS, RICHARD and PASQUALE SCATURRO

Spine of Dj is faded. Very slight fish moth damage to front free ep, but not easily noticeable; 294pp; 16pp col photog plates.
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R189.00
RAGGED ISLANDS A Journey by Canoe through the Inside Passage

RAGGED ISLANDS A Journey by Canoe through the Inside Passage

by Poole, M

Douglas & McIntyre Ltd. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1991. First Edition. Hardcover. Owner's name on endpaper. Vertical fold to front flap. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 248 pages .
Item Price
$14.00
GARDEN STATE CANOEING A Paddler's Guide to New Jersey

GARDEN STATE CANOEING A Paddler's Guide to New Jersey

by Gertler, Edward

Seneca Press. Very Good. 1992. Second Printing. Softcover. Tiny corner folds to the last few pages. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 213 pages .
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$14.00
Photo Album Documenting the Fifth-Ever General Meet of the American Canoe Association

Photo Album Documenting the Fifth-Ever General Meet of the American Canoe Association

Croton Point, New York, 1894. 13½" x 10¼". Full original black morocco, rivet bound, spine rebacked to style and rivets renewed. 23 leaves interleaved with tissue, each with a 6½" x 8½" albumen photograph adhesive mounted recto only; four additional leaves with news clippings inserted into mylar sleeves. Photos generally near fine or better. Album is fine: some restoration to board edges, endpapers renewed; four new leaves inserted at front for news clippings. Leaves very good with toning, and... Read more
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$2,000.00
HOW TO BUILD AND MANAGE A CANOE. Vol II only

HOW TO BUILD AND MANAGE A CANOE. Vol II only

by ELLIS, ALEC R and C G BEAMS

Dj is slightly tanned, more so on spine; closed chips on spine 25x18 and 8x18mm. Book has 11 b& w photos; in a pocket are 4 full-sized dwgs ready for construction. NOTE : this is not a fibre-glass construction but an old-fashioned canvas and wood canoe. Some construction details are in Vol I. There is nothing in Vol II about managing a canoe.
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R195.00
TO WIN THE WORLDS

TO WIN THE WORLDS

by ENDICOTT, WILLIAM

Discoloured along spine & along all edges: over 200 drawings, diagrams, tables & photographs: 294pp incl appendix
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R238.00
AROUND MADAGASCAR ON MY KAYAK

AROUND MADAGASCAR ON MY KAYAK

by MANSER, RIAAN

All pages and edges browning: 28pp of wonderful col foto's: 345pp
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R185.00
FACING THE CONGO

FACING THE CONGO

by TAYLER, JEFFREY

Some b&2 photos in the text. "In search of direction, Jeffrey Tayler left a comfortable but unsatisfying existence in Moscow for a taste of adventure. Seduced by Victorian explorers' tales of derring-do, he decided to embark on an expedition to the Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaire), deep in Africa's heart of darkness. Leaving the capital, Kinshasa, on a barge teeming with merchants, deck-hands, prostitutes, families and fishermen, Tayler heads up the Congo river towards Kisangani, 1,100... Read more
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R155.00
GRAEME POPE-ELLIS, the DUSI KING

GRAEME POPE-ELLIS, the DUSI KING

by LAWRANCE, CLIVE

Rubbed on edges, now restored. Fold-out colour maps front and rear, 169pp incl table of winners and Index; b&w photos thru'out text.
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R476.00
Deep waters : courage, character and the Lake Timiskaming canoeing tragedy

Deep waters : courage, character and the Lake Timiskaming canoeing tragedy

by Raffan, James

HaperCollins, 2002, first edition, x, 245 p. including bibliography. ill. bw map. On the morning of June 11, 1978, 27 boys and four leaders from St. John's School in Ontario set out on a canoeing expedition and tragedy strikes. The author explores the nature of risk-taking and the resilience of the human spirit.
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CA$40.00
BLUE RIDGE VOYAGES, Volume Two, One and Two Day River Cruises [in] PA, MD, VA & WV

BLUE RIDGE VOYAGES, Volume Two, One and Two Day River Cruises [in] PA, MD, VA & WV

by Matacia, Louis & Roger Corbett

Oakton, VA: Privately published. FINE softcover. The stream maps are 16", 16" & 24" long.. 1966. 1st edition.. Softcover. NEAR FINE book, FINE inside. Rear cover lightly stained, FINE book otherwise. With three fold out stream maps in rear cover. . Of the 20 trips 17 are on various sections of the Potonac River, mostly upstream but one in the Potomac gorge near Washington, DC. This IS NOT the 2nd vol of a set of 2, but the second in a series of paddling pamphlets. .
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$35.00
Canoe  A History of the Craft from Panama to the Arctic

Canoe A History of the Craft from Panama to the Arctic

by Roberts, Kenneth & Philip Shackleton

Camden, Maine: International Marine Publishing. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1983. Leather. 0771595824 . Leather covered boards with bold gilt titles to the cover and the spine. In Very Good++ condition with a remainder mark to the bottom edges. Light spine end and corner bumping. Beatuifullly Illustrated with black & white & color illustrations and photographs on almost every page. The end papers are maps of the 'Indian and Inuit peoples and the regions they occupied. Tribal... Read more
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CA$49.25
POLE PADDLE & PORTAGE A Complete Guide to Canoeing

POLE PADDLE & PORTAGE A Complete Guide to Canoeing

by Riviere, Bill

Little, Brown and Company. Very Good. 1969. Reprint. Softcover. Some wear to the covers. Top outside edges foxed. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 259 pages .
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$32.00