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Category: All Categories: Transportation: Nautical: Waterways
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Bowden, Clyde N., compiler  
Catalog of the Inland Rivers Library [at Cincinnati] with a Foreword by Captain Frederick Way, Jr. ...

Publisher: Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County, Rare Book Room, 1968.
[4], 156 p. mimeographed from typescript catalog cards; 28 cm. Compiled by Clyde N. Bowen, Curator. Based on the collection of The Sons and Daughters of Pioneer Rivermen. "...not solely a documentation of steamboats... equally important are the shipyards, the river people, the makers of boilers, engines, bells, whistles, calliopes and kevels. Also the complex story of river improvement, locks, dams, revetments, levees, snagboats and dipper dredges. Also the development of 'government lights', buoys and such aids to navigation. Barges, terminals, wharfboats. The ever-changing character of water-borne traffic; the exploration of the streams. Add to this sampling of the complexity that the so-called Mississippi steamboat had a habit of wandering far afield. The Ohio River people built the shallow water steamers for the Yukon, the Nile, the Volga, the Magdalena. The Inland Rivers story is one of global proportions." Blue pictorial paper; inscribed by Alfred H. Perrin, publication benefactor; VG. stock#20955.

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Eyles, James  
Cruising Along the Mon and Brec Canal

Publisher: Newport Starling Press Ltd. 1980.
Octavo, Wrappers, B&w photographs, maps, 46 pages. Condition: Very good.
     A member of the Govilon Boat Club discusses canal boating in South Wales. The booklet consists of two parts: 'My Personal Experiences as a Canal Boatman' and 'History of the Brecknock and Abergavenny Canal.' Several photographs. Pictorial covers, stapled binding. Minor brown stain to front cover. Brief bibliography. Nautical & Maritime

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Fisher, Allan C. Jr. Amos, James L., photographer. Shields, Cornelius.  
America's Inland Waterway. Exploring the Atlantic Seaboard.

Publisher: National Geographic Society, Washington, D.C. [c1973].
207 p., index, color photographs throughout; 26 cm. New England; Long Island Sound; Manhattan to the Delaware; the Chesapeake; Carolina capes & islands; Florida. Color pictorial dj; minor wear; VG. 39408 NS.

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Hayes, Isaac I.  
The Open Polar Sea: A Narrative of a Voyage of Discovery Towards the North Pole, in the Schooner United States
Publisher: Hurd and Houghton, New York, 1871.
Fair cloth hardback, faded gilt lettering, no DJ. Cover is worn, spine edges frayed, back spine edge beginning to seapate from boards, bumped corners, some small discolorations and scuffs. Both hinges cracked not loose, string binding holding. Front end paper inscribed, with ink marks. Back inside cover with lib. pocket. No other lib. marks. Pp are lightly tanned, few with fixing. Sml 8vo, 454 pp with b/w drawings, list of subscribers.

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Wilkinson, Alec.  
The Riverkeeper.

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, NY, 1991. 'First Edition'.
The Blessing of the Fleet (Portuguese American fishermen in Provincetown, Mass.); The Riverkeeper (the Hudson River); The Uncommitted Crime (the Tlingit Indians of Angoon on Admiralty Island). 191 p., 22 cm.; dj (illustration by Saul Steinberg); VG+. 33262.

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