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1.   Redd, Jim, Illustrated by: Photos & Map
The Illinois and Michigan Canal: A Contemporary Perspective in Essays and Photographs
Publisher: Southern Illinois University Press Carbondale, IL 1992
xx, 114 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, glossy wht dj w/black-and-white pictorial front & rear panels. The author takes the reader on a journey down the Illinois and Michigan Canal as it follows the Des Plaines and Illinois rivers from Chicago to La Salle. The Illinois and Michigan Canal has been dormant since 1933, and the author tells what the canal did for the region during its years of operation. Rem mark bottom edge. First American Edition Near Fine Hard Cover Very Good+ Sm4to from 9" to 11" Remainder

Appr.: | AUD 22.97 CAD 22.67 EUR 16.04 GBP 13.45 JPY 1,700.00 MXN 283.33 ZAR 242.86 

Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 034938.
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2.   Wolfe, George Hooper, Illustrated by: Lewis, Jack and Photos
I Drove Mules on the C and O Canal
Publisher: Woodwend Studio Dover, DE 1970
xiii, 192 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/wht-brown pastedown on the front cover, dj red w/black lettering w/wht front & back illustrated in black & red, illustrated endpapers, inscribed on title page and stamped w/statement "NOTE - The ink used to autograph this book was made with water taken from the C. & O. Canal, by the author at Lock #44, Williamsport, MD. Color added." Includes card for ordering copies of the book, (card states first, second and third editions all had 1500 cc's each available), inscribed & SIGNED by author on the title page. Book tells of esistence of life on the C. & O. Canal, of the boisterous life of "Shanty Town" and provides an insight into the everyday life of the Canallers, the hardships & difficulties & the satisfactions. The Chesapeake and Ohio Canal paralelled the Potomac River from Washington, DC to Cumberland, Maryland, a distance of 185 miles. Used seventy-five locks for eight-foot lift on each. small tear in ffep, prev owner wrote name on ffep. Inscribed & SIGNED By Author 3rd Printing Very Good Hard Cover Very Good 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 120.61 CAD 119.00 EUR 84.20 GBP 70.61 JPY 8,925.00 MXN 1,487.50 ZAR 1,275.00 

Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 021176.
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