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The St. Lawrence,

By: Beston, Henry

Price: $27.50

Publisher: New York, Farrar & Rinehart, incorporated: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18863

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Price clipped DJ shows some shelf wear with small tears, moisture staining on spine of DJ, heavy chipping at top of DJ extending to front top. Previous owner's name on half-title page ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. Decorative endpapers, Illustrated by Group of Seven artist A.Y. Jackson. No additional printings. ; The Rivers of America; B&W Illustrations; 7.90 X 5.30 X 0.80 inches; 274 pages; "The book is illustrated by A. Y. Jackson with many detailed half-page in-text drawings, as well as a two-page spread picturing "The Waterfront, Montreal." The en... View more info

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The Fraser

By: Hutchison, Bruce

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Toronto, Clarke Irwin & Company Limited: 1950

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 19206

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


DJ shows shelf wear with tears and light chipping, some soiling. ; A tight solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; Rivers of America #42; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 368 pages; The Fraser is the major on Canada's West Coast. It provided a thoroughfare for the early explorers as it wended its way through the multiple mountain ranges that form the backbone of British Columbia. In modern times it is one of the largest sources for electrical power in North America. "Shaped like a giant fishhook stuck into the Pacific Ocean, the mighty Fraser is one of the most importan... View more info

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THE SKEENA: RIVER OF DESTINY

By: Large, Richard Geddes

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Mitchell Press: 1958

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 19133

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


DJ and boards show shelf wear, with tears, creasing and chipping of DJ. Previous owner's name on front free end paper, gift notation on back of frontispiece ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 180 pages; "Navigable and ranking secondto the Fraser in importance among the three all-Canadian rivers that empty into the Pacific Ocean, the Skeena has long been a main traffic artery into North Central British Columbia." The book goes into the history of the Native peoples of the area, the role of the Collins Overland Tele... View more info

Canals of Canada

By: Legget, Robert Ferguson

Price: $12.50

Publisher: North Vancouver, BC, Douglas, David and Charles: 1976

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 12876

ISBN: 0889140456

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Slight fading of DJ spine ; DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. A bright, solid book ; Canals of the world; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 261 pages View more info

The Mackenzie River Yesterday's fur frontier, tomorrow's energy battleground

By: Smith, James K

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Agincourt, Ont., Gage Pub: 1977

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11761

ISBN: 0771599803

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


DJ a little scuffed, 1/4 inch tear top edge ; A bright solid, book, DJ in Mylar ; 259 pages View more info

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THE ST LAWRENCE WATERWAY PROJECT - The Story of the St Lawrence River as an International Highway for Water-borne Commerce

By: STEPHENS, George Washington

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Montreal, Carrier: 1929

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 11332

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


DJ heavily chipped with some loss top spine and top back panel, a few tears and creases, water stained on spine, book undamaged. On fold-out map torn out but still present, map undamaged. Front inner hinge started but solid, back hinge intact. ; A tight solid book. DJ in Mylar ; This is an early study of the St. Lawrence River in preparation for the construction of the Seaway. All fold-out maps present as well as extensive bibliography and 2 indices - one for subject and one for names View more info