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    Steam Navigation and its Relation to the Commerce of Canada and The United States by CROIL, James

    Toronto; Montreal: William Briggs; The Montreal News Company, 1898. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 381 p. 20 cm. B&w portraits, illustrations of steam vessels, canals, etc. Burgundy cloth hardcover with gold impressing. Moderate wear to edges. Owner's label on half title. Includes chapters on the St. Lawrence River and the Great Lakes.


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    Farewell to Steam by Plowden, David [Text & Photographs]

    Brattleboro, Vermont: The Stephen Greene Press. 1966. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Some minor tape marks to endpapers. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 154 pages This book captures the bygone steam landscape of steam boats & steam locomotives. The majority of the book is on steam boats, ferries etc . 1st Edition. Hardback.


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    The Androscoggin River Valley: Gateway to the White Mountains by WIGHT, D. B

    Rutland, Vermont: Charles E. Tuttle Company, 1967. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near fine. 561 p. 23 cm. Map on endpapers. B&w reproductions and photographs. Cloth hardcover in dustjacket. Cardboard slipcase. Owner's label on half title. Includes information on lumbering, papermaking, mining, settlement, railroads, steamboats, telephones and tourism.


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    Our Inland Seas: Their Shipping & Commerce for Three Centuries by MILLS, James Cooke

    Chicago: A.C. McClurg & Co, 1910. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 380 p. 22 cm. Map, b&w photographs and reproductions. Blue cloth hardcover with gold print. Owner's label on half title. Front free endpaper inscribed: "Captain Herbert M. Russell from his grateful and appreciative passenger, Richard C. Ellsworth, June 1925." Typewritten letter included to Captain Russell, Waddington, NY from Ellsworth, secretary of St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY. Russell was captain of a ship called the Iselin.


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    A Yachtswoman's Cruises and Some Steamer Voyages by SPEED, Maude

    London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1911. First Edition. Hardcover. Good+. xii, 266 p. 21 cm. 2 colour plates, 25 b&w plates. Blue cloth with gold impressing and illustration. Light wear to spine ends and corners slightly bumped. Bookplate removed from front pastedown endpaper, signature on page 1, some foxing. Chronicles of the author's voyages with her yachting husband along the English and French coast as well as Holland. The book also records their holiday adventures on large steamers and liners, visiting Morocco, Lisbon, Sicily, Cyprus as well as other destinations.


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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.


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    Cayuga Steamship Company Limited Prospectus

    Toronto, 1953. Ephemera. Near Fine. [8 p.]. 16 x 22 cm. B&w photo of ship on front cover. Stapled pamphlet. Written to shareholders and prospective shareholders of the company which was formed to purchase the S. S. Cayuga from Canada Steamship Lines. Dated November 17, 1953. Lists directors (including President Roland Michener), assets, liabilities, etc. An order form for shares tucked inside.


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    Progressive Pennsylvania: A Record of the Remarkable Industrial Development of The Keystone State with Some Account of its Early and its Later Transportation Systems, its Early Settlers, and its Prominent Men by SWANK, James M

    Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1908. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. vi, 360 p. 25 cm. Burgundy cloth hardcover with gold impressing. Light wear to spine ends, corners bumped. Owner's label on title page. Includes chapters on slavery, the Delaware Indians, steamboats, The Pennsylvania Canal, early railroads, the iron industry, coal and coke, bridges, Pittsburgh, General Arthur St. Clair, Albert Gallatin, and the Muhlenberg Family.


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    North-West Transportation Company: The Beatty Boats by WHEELER, Mary

    Spiral bound. As New. nd. Unpaginated. 28 cm. 30 mainly b&w illustrations. Black spiral binding with white card covers. Topics include: the Beatty family; Beatty boats (Griffon, Waubuno, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, United Empire, Asia, Monarch); amalgamation.


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    American Steamboat Stories by Hoyt, Edwin P

    London: Abelard-Schuman. 1966. Octavo Size. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Black & white illustrations by Ann Grifalconi. 128 pages . Hardback.


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    History of Transportation in the United States before 1860 by MACGILL, Caroline E

    Washington: The Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1917. First Edition. Hardcover. Ex library-very good +. Carnegie Institution Publication No. 215c. xi, 678 p. 23 cm. 5 colour maps and 1 fold-out. Bound in green library buckram, original covers underneath. A few library marks on title and first pages, and a former owner's label on cover, otherwise a clean copy. Bibliography. Index.


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