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Deep Water

By: ?anon

Price: $35.00

Seller ID: 12215


New York: New York Marine News Co. 1952, 5th, 2nd printing. B&W photos of all major U.S. waterways and deep water ports. No dust jacket (probably none issued), 25x38 color chart of principal U.S. waterways in rear pocket, no marks, Fine. View more info

Juniper Waterway

By: Brown, Alexander

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 44736


Newport News VA: Mariners' Museum Publication No. 39, 1981. The illustrated history of the Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal including its design, construction, and role through history. Dust jacket, oblong 8vo in green cloth, 96 figures and 10 tables, bibliography, index, xiii+255pp, contents as new, Fine/Fine. View more info

Shipways to the Sea

By: Clowes, Ernest S.

Price: $12.00

Seller ID: 44722


Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins Company 1929, 1st. A comprehensive analysis of America's water navigation system, subtitled 'A Resume of the Problem Presented by Our Inland and Coastal Waterways.' Dust jacket ragged and torn with some tape repairs, 8vo in blue cloth, maps, b&w photos, index, 196pp, Very Good/Poor. View more info

Shipways to the Sea

By: Clowes, Ernest S.

Price: $8.00

Seller ID: 44724


Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins Company 1929, 1st. A comprehensive analysis of America's water navigation system, subtitled 'A Resume of the Problem Presented by Our Inland and Coastal Waterways.' No dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth, maps, b&w photos, index, 196pp, boards scuffed and worn, owner's name label in rear o/w no marks, contents clean and tight, Good. View more info

Illinois & Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor

By: Conzen

Price: $50.00

Seller ID: 15576


DeKalb IL: Northern Illinois University Press 1988, 1st. Dust jacket w/ one 1/4 inch snag, Library of Congress stamp on reverse of title, boards and contents as new, Fine. View more info

High-Water Cargo

By: Dorian, Edith M.

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 32900


New Brunswick NJ: Rutgers University Press 1965 reprint of 1950 original. A novel of the New Jersey town of New Brunswick along the Delaware and Raritan Canal in the mid-19th century. SOFT cover, 8vo, drawings by Forrest Orr, 224pp, as new, Fine. View more info

Water Trails West

By: Duke, Donald

Price: $40.00

Seller ID: 32128


Garden City NY: Doubleday & Company 1978. Eighteen western writers present historical essays on the rivers, lakes, and canals that facilitated the European exploration of the American west. Dust jacket, 4to halfbound in black cloth and yellow paper, index, 271pp, no marks, near Fine. View more info

America's Inland Waterway

By: Fisher

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 20594


Washington: National Geographic Society, Special Publications series, No. 128, 1973. No dust jacket, blue cloth slightly soiled, no marks, contents as new, Good. View more info

America's Inland Waterway

By: Fisher, Allan C.

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 38662


Washington: National Geographic Society, Special Publications series, No. 128, 1973. Allan Fisher's text and more than 150 color photos by Jim Amos take us 2,000 miles along the eastern seaboard of the U.S. aboard the 43-foot motorsailer Andromeda. Dust jacket lightly rubbed, tall 4to in blue cloth with design on front board, contents as new, index, 207pp, near Fine/Very Good. View more info

National Waterway, The

By: Gray, Ralph D.

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 33218


Urbana IL: University of Illinois Press [1967] 1989 2nd updated edition, 1st printing thus. The first full-length study of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal, from its beginnings in the late 18th century to the modern seaway of today. SOFT cover, 8vo, b&w illustrations, 10 tables, index, bibliographical essay, 330pp, contents as new, Fine. View more info

Suez Canal, The

By: Hallberg, Charles W.

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 44737


New York: Columbia University Press 1931. Number 348 in the History, Economics, and Public Law series, Hallberg examines in detail the history and diplomatic importance of the great canal. No dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth, fold-out map, 5 appendices, index, 434pp, EX-LIBRARY stamped 'discard,' usual marks but no others, clean, tight, Good. View more info

Narrow Seas, The

By: Hargreaves, Reginald

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 25003


London: Sidgwick and Jackson Limited 1959, 1st printing. A history of the English Channel: how the English established mastery over it, how they lost it, and the disasters that ensued. Dust jacket badly torn, portions missing but intact, 8vo in blue linen, lower corners slightly bumped, bibliography, foldout chart, index, 527pp, Good. View more info

Channel, The

By: Harrison

Price: $35.00

Seller ID: 23955


Glasgow: William Collins Sons 1986. A look at the people and their activities along both sides of the English Channel through 10,000 years of history. Dust jacket, navy cloth, illustrated throughout, as new, Fine. View more info

Canals of Amsterdam, The

By: Lesberg, Sandy

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 44730


London: Peebles Press 1976. The Dutch city has over 50 miles of canals and waterways, providing endless variety and enjoyment, here recorded in word and color photographs. Dust jacket, folio in black buckram, principal photography by A. B. Pruis, b&w and color full-page photos, 125pp, pictorial read endpaper, no marks, clean and tight, near Fine/Very Good. View more info

Afloat in Europe

By: Marriner

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 26948


London: Adlard Coles Ltd. 1967. Journeys through the French canals, down the Rhine from Basel to Holland, and an epic voyage to East Germany and Poland. Dust jacket, small 4to in grey cloth, 17 maps, 32 b&w illustrations, index, 172pp, no marks, near Fine. View more info

South to Panama

By: McCormack, Amy V.

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 42641


New York: Vantage Press 1960, 1st edition. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author on the inside front endpaper. An historical romance set in the context of the building of the Panama Canal. Dust jacket chipped and wrinkled, 8vo in orange cloth, 238pp, some top corners dog-eared, no marks, Very Good/Fair. View more info

Path Between the Seas, The

By: McCullough, David

Price: $12.00

Seller ID: 37492


New York: Simon and Schuster / Touchstone Book 1977, 1st printing thus. The epic adventure of the creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914. SOFT cover, large 8vo, 51 pages of b&w illustrations, notes, bibliography, index, 698pp, moisture stain on lower rear corner not affecting contents, clean and tight, Good. View more info

Barging Into Southern France

By: Morgan-Grenville, Gerard

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 33745


New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company 1972, 1st printing. The ancient barge Virginia Anne glide through the canals and rivers to Southern France, providing an informative and essential guide for boatmen planning a vacation with a flair. Dust jacket fully faded on spine, 8vo in black cloth, illustrated with 30 pen and ink drawings by the author, index, 239pp, clean and tight, Very Good. View more info

Warriors at Suez

By: Neff, Donald

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 44735


New York: The Linden Press, Simon & Schuster 1981, 1st printing. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author on free fly. Neff describes how Eisenhower brought the US into the Middle East to foil the plot to overthrow Nasser, laying the foundation of the current situation in the Middle East. Dust jacket, 8vo half-bound in red and black cloth, map endpapers, 68 b&w photos, maps, end-notes, bibliography, index, 479pp, clean and tight, near Fine/Very Good. View more info

Canal Builders, The

By: Payne, Robert

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 35447


New York: Macmillan Company 1959, 1st printing. The turbulent and fascinating story of the engineering marvels of the ancient world, the Arab achievements of the Dark Ages, the man-made rivers of the Renaissance, and the canals of the modern age. No dust jacket, 8vo half-bound in blue cloth and patterned paper, 26 b&w illustrations, index, bibliography, 278pp, owner's name on front endpaper o/w clean and tight with no marks, near Fine. View more info