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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

Passage from Sail to Steam

By: Beavis, L. R. W.

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 42696


Bellevue WA: Documentary Book Publishers Corporation [1938] 1986 reprint edition. Editor M. S. Kline presents Beavis' account of his career in sail and his forced conversion to steam. Dust jacket with one small tear, small folio in black cloth, pictorial endpapers, b&w illustrations throughout, index, 210pp, clean and tight with no marks, Fine/near fine. View more info

Here Comes the Polly

By: Becker

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 11166


Seattle WA: Superior Publishing 1971, stated 1st. Early Alaskan history told from the foredeck of the Politkofsky, the sturdy steamboat that served as the protector of the Russian fur fleet. Dust jacket price clipped and slightly rubbed, brown leatherette, contents as new, near Fine. View more info

Steam and Sail in Britain and North America

By: Brock

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 13992


Princeton: The Pyne Press 1973, stated 1st. The transition from sail to steam described and depicted in 80 b&w photos. Dust jacket ragged w/ tape repairs, large inscription on inside front endpaper, o/w no marks, boards and contents as new, Very Good. View more info

Steam Packets on the Chesapeake

By: Brown, Alexander

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 45081


Cambridge MD: Cornell Maritime Press [1940] 1961 reprint edition. A history of the Old Bay Line since 1840. No dust jacket with a few small chips, 8vo in blue cloth, b&w photos throughout, 6 appendices, index, 192pp, bookplate on outside front endpaper o/w no marks, clean and tight, Very Good. View more info

Old Bay Line, The

By: Brown, Alexander C.

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 45080


New York: Bonanza Books [1940] 1977 reprint edition. The story of the Baltimore Steam Packet Company, its Chesapeake Bay passenger steamships, and the men who made the Old Bay Line one of the most important water links along our eastern seaboard. Dust jacket with tears along top edge, 8vo in navy cloth, 57 b&w illustrations, appendices with vessel list and other data, bibliography, index, 176pp, light stain on fore edge, contents clean and tight with no marks, Very Goo... View more info

Ships of Steam

By: Buchanan, Lamont

Price: $12.00

Seller ID: 40488


New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc. 1956. Buchanan presents an exciting picture history of the steam vessel, from the early design of Fitch and Fulton to the heyday of the great transatlantic steam liners; plus a section on maritime disasters. Dust jacket chipped and rubbed but intact, 8vo half-bound in white cloth and patterned paper, over 200 b&w illustrations, index, 192pp, clean and tight with no marks, Good+/Fair. View more info

Steamboats Out of Baltimore

By: Burgess, Robert H.

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 45082


Cambridge MD: Tidewater Publishers 1968, 1st edition. Robert Burgess and H. Graham Wood describe the lost era of Baltimore steamboats, with 282 extraordinary b&w photographs. No dust jacket, 4to in blue cloth, numerous b&w photos, index, 236pp, tight with no marks, Very Good. View more info

Look Down That Winding River

By: Burman, Ben L.

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 44629


New York: Taplinger Publishing Company, Inc. 1973. Burman provides an informal profile of the Mississippi River, with many personal anecdotes. Dust jacket somewhat soiled, 8vo half-bound in beige and red cloth, line drawings, 192pp, Very Good/Good. View more info

Fulton's Steam Battery: Blockship and Catamaran

By: Chapelle

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 13184


Washington DC: Smithsonian reprint from US National Museum Bulletin #240 Paper #39, 1964. Design and description of a unique vessel with b&w photos. SOFT cover, 8.5x11, 37pp, Very Good. View more info

Fulton's Steam Battery: Blockship and Catamaran

By: Chapelle, Howard I.

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 21213


Washington DC: Smithsonian reprint from US National Museum Bulletin #240 Paper #39, 1964. Design and description of a unique vessel with b&w photos. SOFT cover, 8.5x11, 37pp, Very Good. View more info

Laws Governing the Steamboat Inspection Service

By: COMMERCE

Price: $12.00

Seller ID: 45223


Washington: GPO, Department of Commerce, June 24, 1932. Revised statutes of the U. S. as modified by Congress. SOFT cover, 8vo perfect-bound, 93pp, some shelf-wear, no marks, Good. View more info

Steamboat Days

By: Dayton

Price: $125.00

Seller ID: 14221


New York: Frederick A. Stokes 1925, 1st. Illustrated by John Wolcott Adams. No dust jacket, very light corner wear, embossing bright on front and spine, name on inside front endpaper o/w no marks, clean and tight, overall Good+. View more info

Steamboat Days

By: Dayton

Price: $35.00

Seller ID: 27995


New York: Tudor Publishing Company 1939 reprint. The development of steamboats on the waters of America's rivers, lakes, and harbors, with 86 line drawings by John Wolcott Adams. No dust jacket, tall 8vo in blue cloth slightly etched, spine rather sunned, contents clean and tight with no marks, 436pp, Good. View more info

Steamboat Days

By: Dayton, Fred E.

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 42261


New York: Tudor Publishing Company [1925] 1939 reprint. Dayton describes the development of steamboats on the waters of America's rivers, lakes, and harbors. No dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth, 86 line drawings by John Wolcott Adams, 436pp, EX-LIBRRY with stamps on endpapers (only), shelf-worn, front board loosening, no marks in contents, nice reading copy of a scarce steamboat reference, Fair/-. View more info

Mr. Roosevelt's Steamboat

By: Dohan, Mary H.

Price: $12.00

Seller ID: 42241


New York: Dodd, Mead & Company 1981, 1st edition. Dohn describes in vivid detail the story of the first steamboat to travel the Mississippi in 1811. Dust jacket with light wear, 8vo half-bound in brown cloth and tan paper, 3 maps, 13 b&w illustrations, endnotes, bibliography, index, 194pp, contents as new, Fine/near Fine. View more info

Steamboaters, The

By: Drago

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 13777


New York: Bramhall House 1967. The history of steamboats from the early side-wheelers to the big packets. Dust jacket rubbed, red cloth, no marks, tight, near Fine. View more info

Steamboaters, The

By: Drago

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 13778


New York: Bramhall House 1967. The history of steamboats from the early side-wheelers to the big packets. Dust jacket rubbed, red cloth, no marks, contents as new, near Fine. View more info

Steamboaters, The

By: Drago, Harry S.

Price: $12.00

Seller ID: 40465


New York: Bramhall House 1967, 1st printing. The history of steamboats from the early side-wheelers to the big packets. Dust jacket chipped along edges, 8vo in red cloth, 16 b&w illustrations, end-notes, bibliography, index, 269pp, Very Good/Fair. View more info