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Wildlife of the Rivers

By: Amos, William H.

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 21259


New York: Harry N. Abrams 1981, 1st. A superb text, 283 illustrations and one map in full color, information-packed appendices. Dust jacket with a few small nicks, 4to in navy denim, color illustrations throughout, index, 232pp, contents as new, clean and tight with no marks, near Fine/Very Good, View more info

Lifeline to the Yukon

By: Anderson, Barry C.

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 44614


Seattle WA: Superior Publishing Company 1983, 1st edition. Anderson presents a well-researched history of Yukon River navigation. No dust jacket, 4to in blue cloth with gilt vignette on front board, map endpapers, profusely illustrated throughout in color and b&w, index, 152pp, no marks, Very Good. View more info

Lifeline to the Yukon

By: Anderson, Barry C.

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 44615


Seattle WA: Superior Publishing Company 1983, 1st edition. Anderson presents a well-researched history of Yukon River navigation. Dust jacket, 4to in blue cloth with gilt vignette on front board, map endpapers, profusely illustrated throughout in color and b&w, index, 152pp, no marks, near Fine/Very Good. View more info

Steamboats on the Mississippi

By: Andrist

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 10854


New York: American Heritage Junior Library 1962, stated 1st. The Mississippi steamboat told through rarely seen paintings and photographs. Pictorial cover and endpapers, boards and contents clean and tight, no marks, Very Good. View more info

Steamboats on the Mississippi

By: Andrist, Ralph K.

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 39120


New York: American Heritage Publishing Company, Junior Library series 1962, 1st edition. Andrist tells the story of the Mississippi steamboat, in readable text and rarely seen paintings and photographs. No dust jacket, pictorial boards, pictorial endpapers, color illustrations throughout, 153pp, light shelf-wear, contents clean and tight with no marks, Very Good/-. View more info

Keelboat Age On Western Waters, The

By: Baldwin, Leland D.

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 36251


Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press [1941,60] 1980, 1st printing thus. Baldwin tells the story of riverboating in the West before the invention of the steamboat, the types of vessels, their mean of locomotion, and the art of navigation on uncharted rivers. SOFT cover, 8vo perfect-bound, 9 illustrations, extensive notes and bibliography, index, 264pp, no marks, Very Good. View more info

Whitewater Adventure

By: Bangs, Richard

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 32148


San Diego: Thunder Bay Press 1990, 1st printing. Richard Bangs and his friends take us down ten of his favorite America rivers, including the Kennebec, Rogue, Snake, Tatshenshini, and more. SOFT cover, large oblong 4to, navy cloth, titles on front board, full-color plates, 144pp, new, Fine. View more info

Rivergods: Exploring the World's Great Wild Rivers

By: Bangs, Richard

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 44778


San Francisco: Yolla Bolly Press, 1985. Bangs and co-author Christian Kallen present remarkable portraits of ten great wild rivers, selected by gradient, volume, location, and what they call 'glamour.' No dust jacket, folio in brown cloth, hundreds of color photos, index, 210pp, no marks, Very good. View more info

Rivergods: Exploring the World's Great Wild Rivers

By: Bangs, Richard

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 44779


San Francisco: Yolla Bolly Press, 1985. Bangs and co-author Christian Kallen present remarkable portraits of ten great wild rivers, selected by gradient, volume, location, and what they call 'glamour.' Dust jacket, folio in brown cloth, hundreds of color photos, index, 210pp, no marks, Fine/Fine. View more info

Thames, The: A History from the Air

By: Banks

Price: $40.00

Seller ID: 22189


Oxford UK: Oxford University Press 1990, 1st. A history of the Thames countryside and river as seen from the air, with extraordinary color photographs showing ancient roadways and earthworks visible only from the air in soil discolorations. Dust jacket price clipped, as new, Fine. View more info

Downstream: A Natural History of the River

By: Bardach, John

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 16552


New York: Harper & Row 1964, stated 1st. An overview of rivers--their nature and the life they support. No duct jacket, 8vo in pictorial cover, profusely illustrated with drawings and b&w photos, bibliography, index, 278pp, red spot on top edge o/w no marks, clean and tight, Very Good. View more info

Jersey Genesis

By: Beck, Henry Charlton

Price: $12.00

Seller ID: 43632


New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press 1945, 1st printing. The story of a river as told by the river itself and by the people who have loved it for centuries, illustrated with photos by William F. Augustine. Dust jacket chipped but intact, 8vo in red cloth, map endpapers, two small notations in text, o/w no marks, clean and tight, Very Good/Fair. View more info

Drifting Home

By: Berton

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 12585


Toronto: McClelland and Stewart 1973, 1st. Dust jacket rubbed, contents as new, near Fine. View more info

High Water

By: Bissell

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 17068


Boston: Little, Brown 1953, 1st, BOMC. Dust jacket ragged, no marks, clean and tight, Good. View more info

River Journeys

By: Braddon, Russell

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 26372


London: British Broadcasting Corporation 1984. SIGNED by Christina Dodwell, one of the six contributing authors. Journeys on six of the world's great rivers -- the Congo, the Sepik, the Mekong, the Sao Francisco, the Murray, and the Nile. Dust jacket, 4to in blue cloth, lower corner slightly bumped, photos and maps, index, 208pp, Very Good. View more info

River Journeys

By: Braddon, Russell

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 44600


London: British Broadcasting Corporation 1984. Six authors contribute accounts of journeys on six of the world's great rivers -- the Congo, the Sepik, the Mekong, the Sao Francisco, the Murray, and the Nile. Dust jacket, 4to in blue cloth, photos and maps, index, 208pp, contents clean and tight, near Fine/Very Good. View more info

River Nile, The

By: Brander, Bruce

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 44695


Washington: National Geographic Society 1966. Brander chronicles his exploration of the great river and its basin--which he traveled by felucca, river-launch, truck, and camel--presenting a skillful blend of astonishing facts of geography, archeology, anthropology, and history. Dust jacket with one small tear, 4to in olive cloth, map of Egypt in rear pocket, 207 color illustrations, 26 b&w illustrations, index, 208pp, clean and tight with no marks, near Fine/Good. View more info

Riverside Remembered

By: Briggs, Wallace N.

Price: $12.00

Seller ID: 31669


Kentucky: The University Press of Kentucky 1992. A moving personal memoir of Mississippi in the 1920s and the bitter harvest of racial impression. Dust jacket, 8vo in green cloth, 239pp, as new, Fine. View more info

Rivers, Man and Myths

By: Brittain, Robert

Price: $8.00

Seller ID: 44606


Garden City NY: Doubleday & Company 1958, 1st edition. Brittain traces the relationships between man and rivers from prehistoric times to the Middle Ages. Dust jacket a bit worn with small hole in spine, 8vo in blue cloth, 2 maps, 19 b&w plates, 2 drawings, index, 288pp, a satin on the lower corner of the last few pages, clean and tight, Good/Good. View more info

Henry's Fork, The

By: Brooks, Charles E.

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 44609


New York: Nick Lyons Books 1986. Brooks present an intimate portrait of a great trout river in Montana, its history and its beauty. Dust jacket, 4to in burgundy cloth, illustrated throughout with b&w photos, bibliography, index to insect and flies, general index, 210pp, Very Good/Very Good. View more info