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Top Sellers in Rivers

Down the Great River

Down the Great River

by Willard Glazier

The Susquehanna

The Susquehanna

by Carl Carmer

Missouri

Missouri

by Stanley Vestal

The Salinas

The Salinas

by Anne B Fisher

The Ohio

The Ohio

by R E Banta

The Charles

The Charles

by Arthur Bernon Tourtellot

The Allegheny

The Allegheny

by Frederick Jr Way

Suwannee River

Suwannee River

by Cecile Hulse Matschat

The Colorado

The Colorado

by Frank Waters

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The American

by Margaret Sanborn

Rivers Books & Ephemera

River Journeys

River Journeys

by Braddon, Russell and Others

The Place No One Knew

The Place No One Knew

by Porter, Eliot; Brower, David

The Amazing Mississippi

The Amazing Mississippi

by Price, Willard

The Fraser

The Fraser

by Hutchison, Bruce

[drop-title] Memorial of M. F. Maury, U.S.N., praying the establishment of a line of mail steamships from Norfolk or Charleston to Pará, at the mouth of the Amazon, to connect with a line running thence to Rio de Janeiro. May 10, 1852. Referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads. May 12, 1852. Ordered to be printed.

[drop-title] Memorial of M. F. Maury, U.S.N., praying the establishment of a line of mail steamships from Norfolk or Charleston to Pará, at the mouth of the Amazon, to connect with a line running thence to Rio de Janeiro. May 10, 1852. Referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads. May 12, 1852. Ordered to be printed.

by Maury, Matthew Fontaine

[Washington, 1852]. 8vo. 7 pp.. Concerns the navigation of the Amazon, the Brazilian coastline, and the Gulf of Mexico. Maury was the author of the highly important "The Physical Geography of the Sea." Government document: 32d Congress, 1st Session. Senate. Miscellaneous No. 83. Removed from a nonce volume. Very good.
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$45.00
Pitt Rivers. The Life and Archaeological Work of Lieutenant-General Augustus Henry Lane Fox Pitt Rivers, DCL, FRS, FSA

Pitt Rivers. The Life and Archaeological Work of Lieutenant-General Augustus Henry Lane Fox Pitt Rivers, DCL, FRS, FSA

by Bowden, Mark

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1991. Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Fine copy in Fine dustjacket - now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. A lovely book in excellent condition. 182 pages A flamboyant polymath, General Augustus Lane Fox Pitt Rivers (1827-1900) was influential in at least four fields - military training, anthropology, archaeology and public education. Yet little is known about his career, character or... Read more
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AU$35.00
The Hudson A Rivers of America Book (Armed Forces Edition)

The Hudson A Rivers of America Book (Armed Forces Edition)

by Beston, Henry

New York: Farrar & Rinehart, Inc., n.d.. Armed Services Edition. Very good in heavy printed paper wraps over a single, stapled and adhesive binding. A 48mo of 3 7/8 by 5 1/2 inches with rubbing and wear to the edges of the spine area and to the top edge of the front cover Without a dust jacket as issued. 288 pages. Cataloged as 806 in the list of Armed Forces Editions.
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$25.00
Fenland Rivers Impressions of the Fen Counties

Fenland Rivers Impressions of the Fen Counties

by Wedgwood, Iris

London: Rich & Cowan Ltd.. 1936. Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Very faint foxing to endpapers. Forty-eight lovely colour plates by Henry Rushbury R.A.. 164 pages + 4 Maps. Contents include: The Ouse, The Nene, The Welland, The Witham, The Marshes and the Wolds. . Reprint. Hardback.
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AU$25.00
The Thames From its Rise to the Nore

The Thames From its Rise to the Nore

by ARMSTRONG, Walter

London: J.S. Virtue & Co. Limited, nd. Cloth. Fair. 2 vols.: iv, 176; iv, 176 p. 31 cm. 16 etchings and nearly 400 b&w engravings in the text, incl. a map of the Thames (V.1 & 2 facing p. 1), Reading (V.1 p. 97), Windsor (V.1 p. 139), and entrance to the Thames (V.2 p. 157). Green cloth hardcovers with black and gold impressing. Gilt edges. Ex lib. Corners worn. Vol. 1: cloth on spine coming loose, as is back board, top and bottom of spine torn, cracked at p. 81, 97. Vol. 2: tiny chip in... Read more
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$150.00
Exploring the Yangtze: China's Longest River

Exploring the Yangtze: China's Longest River

by Wong, How Man

China Books, 1989. 1st . Hardcover. A FINE tight copy in a Near FINE bright dj.
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$10.00
White Pine on the Saco River, an oral history of river driving in Southern Maine

White Pine on the Saco River, an oral history of river driving in Southern Maine

by Chaney, Michael P

Orono, ME: Maine Folklife Center at the University of Maine, 1993. vii, 88p., wraps, 8.5x11 inches, illus. Northeast folklore, 29.
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$20.00
Yuma crossing

Yuma crossing

by Martin, Douglas D., illustrations by Horace T. Pierce

Albuquerque: The University of New Mexico Press, 1954. Hardcover. ix, 243p., inscribed and signed by Martin, first edition cloth boards in dj, a bit shelfworn, jacket has several small chips. With much on Spanish Arizona.
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$15.00
The Ohio (Rivers of America)

The Ohio (Rivers of America)

by R.E. Banta

Rinehart and Company, 1949. Hardcover. Good Condition/Fair. Signed by Author. 592 pages. Light shelf wear, pages yellowed; page bound in marking this as a Special Limited Valley Edition and is signed by the author. The jacket is chipped and torn, discolored; large tear on the spine. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 Pounds. Category: American History; Signed by Author. Inventory No: 150140. .
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$12.50
Report on Louisville and Portland Canal

Report on Louisville and Portland Canal

by ANONYMOUS

Washington, 1845. Hardcover. Near Fine. 29th Congress, 1st Session, Rep. No. 6. 10 p. 23 cm. Bound in blue cloth with marbled boards. White label. Small spot on front free endpaper. Former owner's label attached to front endpaper. Small bookbinder's label (Swansong) on rear pastedown.
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$50.00
Report on Ship Canal From the Great Lakes to the Navigable Waters of the Hudson River

Report on Ship Canal From the Great Lakes to the Navigable Waters of the Hudson River

by ANONYMOUS

Washington, 1894. Hardcover. Near Fine. 53rd Congress, 2d Session, Report No. 913. 50 p. 24 cm. Bound in red cloth with marbled boards. White label. Former owner's label attached to front endpaper. Small bookbinder's label (Swansong) on rear pastedown.
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$50.00
The Fraser (SIGNED)

The Fraser (SIGNED)

by Hutchison, Bruce

Toronto: Clarke, Irwin & Company Edition Not Stated, 1st Assumed , 1950 ----------hardcover, in dust jacket. SIGNED without inscription on the free front endpaper. This book is the 42nd volume in "The Rivers of America" series. The book is in grey-green cloth with gilt lettering and design and a blue band on the spine. The book has the former owner's name and 1951 date inside, mild bumps to spine exteriors, and is VG+ to near fine. The dust jacket is not price-clipped ($4.50), the... Read more
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$16.98
Rivers of North America

Rivers of North America

by Editors of Outfoor World

Outdoor World, 1973. 1st. Hardcover. A FINE tight copy in a VERY FINE bright dj!.
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$6.00
The St. Lawrence Seaway: The Realization of a Mighty Dream

The St. Lawrence Seaway: The Realization of a Mighty Dream

by Distillers Corporation-Seagrams Limited

Distillers Corporation-Seagrams Limited, nd. Softcover. Good. Reproduced in its entirety from the 1954 Annual Report of Distillers Corporation - Seagrams Limited. 40 p. 31 cm. Colour illustrations. Booklet in rear envelope with fold-out map. Brown card covers. Moderate wear to edges. Former owner's label on title page. Small spot inside front cover. Includes typewritten letter from Samuel Bronfman, Seagrams president, to Mr. B. Vineberg of Accessory Embroidery in Montreal, dated 1955.
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$25.00
Letter from the Secretary of War, in answer to a resolution of February 8, 1872, relative to the improvement of the Connecticut River

Letter from the Secretary of War, in answer to a resolution of February 8, 1872, relative to the improvement of the Connecticut River

by Secretary of War

Washington DC, 1872. Hardcover. Fine. Document No. 142, 42nd Congress, 2nd Session, February 16, 1872. 25 p. 23 cm. Bound in quarter blue cloth with green marbled paper boards. Former owner's label on front endpaper and bookbinder's label on rear pastedown.
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$35.00
A Call To Action. Implementing Legacy: A Strategy for a Healthy Humber

A Call To Action. Implementing Legacy: A Strategy for a Healthy Humber

by The Humber Watershed Task Force/The Metropolitan Toronto and Region Conservation Authority

Toronto: The Humber Watershed Task Force/The Metropolitan Toronto and Region Conservation Authority, May 1997. Paperback. Near fine. xix, 103 p. 28 cm. Nine colour fold-outs and over 30 b&w illustrations. Softcover. A little label residue on lower rear cover. Topics: The Humber Watershed Task Force and its members; Humber Watershed strategy; subwatersheds of Main Humber, East Humber, West Humber, Black Creek, Lower Humber.
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$30.00
Voyages: Canada's Heritage Rivers

Voyages: Canada's Heritage Rivers

by NOEL, Lynn E. (ed.); WILSON, Hap (illus.)

St. John's, NF: Breakwater; Atlantic Center for the Environment, 1995. Hardcover. Fine/Near fine. xii, 13-197, [10] p. 23 x 29 cm. B&w and colour illustrations. Pictorial hardcover in matching dustjacket.
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$50.00
Letter from Secretary of War, Communicating The report of Brevet Major General J. H. Wilson on the survey and examination of the Illinois river

Letter from Secretary of War, Communicating The report of Brevet Major General J. H. Wilson on the survey and examination of the Illinois river

by Secretary of War

Washington, 1867. Hardcover. Very Good. 40th Congress, 1st Session. Ex. Doc. No. 16. 42 p. + map. 24 cm. Large fold-out map at rear. Bound in blue cloth with marbled paper boards. Former owner's label on front endpaper and small bookseller's sticker on rear pastedown. First page has roughened edge with small tears.
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$100.00
The Ohio (Ohio River Valley Series)

The Ohio (Ohio River Valley Series)

by Banta, R.E

University Press of Kentucky, 1998-09-24. Paperback. Very Good. 592 pp. Trade paperback in very good condition. Clean and tight. Cover has minor bump and shelfwear. Professional bookseller for 20 years. Orders shipped daily in cardboard bookfolds.
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$6.95
Broken Waters Sing: Rediscovering Two Great Rivers of the West (signed)

Broken Waters Sing: Rediscovering Two Great Rivers of the West (signed)

by Staveley, Gaylord

Boston: Little, Brown/Sports Illustrated Books, 1971 1st ed. SIGNED on both title and half-title pages by author. 283pp. illus. hardback 8vo: Fine in a near Very Good dj in poly cover. An account of adventure on the Colorado and Green Rivers.
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$9.95
Report from The Committee on Roads and Canals, to which was referred a memorial of the commissioners appointed to superintend the improvement of the navigation of the Tennesse river within the State of Alabama

Report from The Committee on Roads and Canals, to which was referred a memorial of the commissioners appointed to superintend the improvement of the navigation of the Tennesse river within the State of Alabama

by Committee on Roads and Canals

Washington, 1835. Hardcover. Near Fine. 23d Congress, 2d Session, Rep. No. 104. 8 p. 24 cm. Bound in blue cloth with marbled paper. Former owner's label on front endpaper and small bookseller's sticker on rear pastedown.
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$100.00
San Francisco Bay Sediments. Reprinted from Proceedings of the Sixth Pacific Science Congress

San Francisco Bay Sediments. Reprinted from Proceedings of the Sixth Pacific Science Congress

by Louderback, George Davis

[Honolulu]: Pacific Science Association, 1939. Pamphlet. pp.783-793, 6x9 inches, offprint pamphlet, a pencilled note states 1944, most probably an accession date, two line maps, rust around the staples, item opens rather stiffly, a good-only copy. Cover leaf bears a rubber-stamped "With compliments of Author." Underwater riverine troughs in the underwater valley that is SF Bay; Louderback's mollusk-tracing of shell fragments makes for absorbing reading, however sedimental.
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$17.00
[drop-title] Lead-mines and mineral lands. Letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting a report from the Ordnance Bureau, relative to the amount of rent-lead received from the lead-mines of the Upper Mississippi, &c. January 27, 1844. Read, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands.

[drop-title] Lead-mines and mineral lands. Letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting a report from the Ordnance Bureau, relative to the amount of rent-lead received from the lead-mines of the Upper Mississippi, &c. January 27, 1844. Read, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands.

by Talcott, George

[Washington]: Blair & Rives, printers, 1844. 8vo. 28 pp. Report bears the name of G. Talcott, Lieutenant Colonel of Ordinance. A major portion of this document consists of tables denoting leases granted for lead mines and mineral lands in the Upper Mississippi. Government document: 28th Congress, 1st Session. Doc. No. 84. Ho. of Reps. War Dept. Removed from a nonce volume; two punch-holes in inner margin, not touching text. Ink numeral at top of first page. Spotted throughout. Tiny tears in outer... Read more
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$45.00
The Yazoo River

The Yazoo River

by Smith, Frank E

Jackson, Miss.: University Press Of Mississippi, (1988). First Edition. First Printing Fine in navy blue cloth covered boards with bold gilt text on the spine. An octavo of 8 by 5 1/4 inches. Without a dust jacket. Signed by the author on the first free end page without an inscription or date. 362 pages including an index. This copy should not be confused with one of the 67 volumes in the Rivers of America series. It is a reprint of Frank Smith's original first edition.
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$75.00
An Act for altering an Act, passed in the Seventh Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the First, intituled, An Act for making the Rivers Mercy and Irwell navigable from Liverpool to Manchester, in the County Palatine of Lancaster

An Act for altering an Act, passed in the Seventh Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the First, intituled, An Act for making the Rivers Mercy and Irwell navigable from Liverpool to Manchester, in the County Palatine of Lancaster

by ANONYMOUS

London, 1794. No Binding. Very good +. Pages 491 to 494. 30 cm. Bound with thread only. "Anno Tricesimo Quarto Georgii III. Regis. Cap. XXXVII. 28th March 1794."
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$75.00