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Top Sellers in Rivers

The Charles

The Charles

by Arthur Bernon Tourtellot

Missouri

Missouri

by Stanley Vestal

Down the Great River

Down the Great River

by Willard Glazier

The Salinas

The Salinas

by Anne B Fisher

The Susquehanna

The Susquehanna

by Carl Carmer

The Ohio

The Ohio

by R E Banta

Suwannee River

Suwannee River

by Cecile Hulse Matschat

The Colorado

The Colorado

by Frank Waters

The Allegheny

The Allegheny

by Frederick Jr Way

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The American

by Margaret Sanborn

Rivers Books & Ephemera

River Journeys

River Journeys

by Braddon, Russell and Others

The Amazing Mississippi

The Amazing Mississippi

by Price, Willard

The Fraser

The Fraser

by Hutchison, Bruce

Cement Mills Along the Potomac River

Cement Mills Along the Potomac River

by HAHN, Thomas F.; KEMP, Emory L

Morgantown, WV: West Virginia University Institute for the History of Technology & Archaeology, 1994. First Edition. Soft cover. Near Fine. Institute for the History of Technology & Archaeology Monograph Series Volume II, Number 1. xiii, 90 p. 28 cm. Maps and photographs. Softcover. Owner's label on front page. Includes a chapter on the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal.
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$50.00
The Ohio (Rivers of America) [Signed by Banta!]

The Ohio (Rivers of America) [Signed by Banta!]

by Banta, R.E.; Illustrated by Edward Shenton

New York: Rinehart & Company, 1949. Limited edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good+. SIGNED BY BANTA! Gray cloth boards in dust jacket, octavo, 592pp., sparsely illustrated in b&w. Book has handsome boards showing little rubbing to spine, binding tight, previous owner's name and address to front flyleaf, otherwise text clean and unmarked with toning throughout. DJ has rubbing, toning and faint soil, price on front flap blacked out, now in archival mylar wrap.
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$25.00
Letter From the Secretary of War, Transmitting, With letter of the Chief of Engineers, a report of a preliminary examination of Little Kanawha River, of West Virginia

Letter From the Secretary of War, Transmitting, With letter of the Chief of Engineers, a report of a preliminary examination of Little Kanawha River, of West Virginia

by Secretary of War

Washington, 1894. Hardcover. Near Fine. 53d Congress, 3d Session, Ex. Doc. No. 98. 6 p. + plates. 24 cm. 9 b&w plates. Bound in brown 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
Round the Islands

Round the Islands

by GOULD, Captain "Dud

Syracuse, N.Y.: Capt. "Dud" Gould, 1929. Staplebound. Very good. [20] p. 19 cm. Fold-out map. Illustrations. Minor marks to covers. A few notes in pen.
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$15.00
REPORT UPON THE COLORADO RIVER OF THE WEST, EXPLORED IN 1857 AND 1858...

REPORT UPON THE COLORADO RIVER OF THE WEST, EXPLORED IN 1857 AND 1858...

by IVES, Joseph

Washington: Government Printing Office, 1861. First Edition. Hardcover. A few of the plates have a dampstain in the corner which on occasion enters the image. Very Good. Large quarto (8-3/4" x 11-3/4") in original gilt-decorated cloth, rebacked with the original spine and a new spine label; 131, 154, 30, 32 pages. Illustrated with 12 (of 14) views, 8 color plates, 8 folding panoramas, 3 paleontology plates, 2 large folding maps, 1 profile, and many wood engravings in this, the desirable Senate issue.... Read more
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$1,562.50
The Cartography of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, From Cartier to Champlain

The Cartography of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, From Cartier to Champlain

by GANONG, W. F

Royal Society of Canada, 1889. Trans. Roy. Soc. Canada. Section II, 1889. Disbound. Good. Pages 17 to 58. 30 cm. 8 early sketch maps. Disbound. 2 appendices. Appendix II may not be complete. Small tear in last page. Presented by Dr. George Stewart, May 8, 1889.
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$30.00
ZAMBEZI

ZAMBEZI

by MAIN, MICHAEL

The ffep is slightly warped. Maps as eps: 313pp incl index/ 30pp col plates.
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R275.00
[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 Navigable Rhine: The Development of its Shipping the Basis of the Prosperity of Its Commerce and its Traffic in 1907

The Navigable Rhine: The Development of its Shipping the Basis of the Prosperity of Its Commerce and its Traffic in 1907

by CLAPP, Edwin J

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, September 1911. Hardcover. ex library-good +. Hart, Schaffner & Marx Prize Economic Essays IX. xvii, 134 p., interspersed with plates. 21 cm. Frontispiece and 18 other plates. Burgundy cloth. Light wear and rubbing. Ex library with mark from label on lower spine, ink stamp on a front page, mark on rear endpaper. Half title has label of former owner. Topics: growing predominance of bulk goods in commerce; improvements of the channel and the boats; development of the... Read more
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$35.00
Rehabilitation of Rivers.  Principles and Implementation

Rehabilitation of Rivers. Principles and Implementation

by de Waal, Louise C.; Large, Andrew R.G. & Wade, P.Max

Chichester, Sussex: John Wiley & Sons. 1998. Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs, Maps and Charts. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 331 pages. . 1st Edition. Hardback.
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AU$70.00
The Forms of Water in Clouds & Rivers, Ice & Glaciers

The Forms of Water in Clouds & Rivers, Ice & Glaciers

by Tyndall, John

London: Henry S. King & Co.. 1876. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good Condition. Covers are a little age-toned with some rubbing to corners and spine ends. Several light marks to covers. Paper at front hinge is cracked but binding is solid, top corner of half-title page is clipped. Illustrated with black & white engravings. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. xix, 192pp + 48 pages of Publisher's Catalogue. The International Scientific Series... Read more
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AU$35.00
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
Letter from the Secretary of War, Transmitting A copy of the Survey and Report for the Improvement of the Hudson River

Letter from the Secretary of War, Transmitting A copy of the Survey and Report for the Improvement of the Hudson River

by Secretary of War

Washington DC, 1832. Cloth. Near fine. Document No 189, 22nd Congress, 1st Session, March 30, 1832. 29 cm. 23 cm. Bound in quarter cloth with cream paper boards. Former owner's sticker on front endpaper and small bookbinder's label on rear pastedown.
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$100.00
THE EMIGRANT, OR REFLECTIONS WHILE DESCENDING THE OHIO. A POEM

THE EMIGRANT, OR REFLECTIONS WHILE DESCENDING THE OHIO. A POEM

by THOMAS, Frederick W

Cincinnati: J. Drake, 1872. First Edition. Softcover. Repair to upper front corner; faint old marginal stain. Still Near Fine for this fragile item, housed in a cloth clamshell box. Printed green wraps; 48 pages. Reprint of the 1833 edition with an added memoir of the author.
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$62.50
Hidden Charles:  a guide to exploring the river, with history, anecdot

Hidden Charles: a guide to exploring the river, with history, anecdot

by Tougias,Mike

1991. Hidden Charles: a guide to exploring the river, with history, anecdotes, and suggested outings by Mike Tougias, Yankee Books, 1991, paperback, 175 pages, new condition.
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$3.60
Survey mouth of Eighteen-Mile Creek.

Survey mouth of Eighteen-Mile Creek.

by United States. Congress. House of Representatives

Washington: Thomas Allen, 1838. 8vo. 4 pp.; fold. map. [Bound with] George's Bank -- Survey of. [Washington, 1838]. 8vo. 5, [1] pp. Surveys of a river in Niagara County, New York and a shoal in New York Harbor. Government documents: 25th Congress, 2nd session, nos. 306 and 247. Removed from a nonce volume. Light foxing; title-page with inked numeral in upper outer corner. Map separated and torn, lacking middle third.
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$30.00
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
[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
Letter from the Secretary of War, Relative to A survey of the Monongahela River from New Geneva, in Pennsylvania, to Morgantown, West Virginia

Letter from the Secretary of War, Relative to A survey of the Monongahela River from New Geneva, in Pennsylvania, to Morgantown, West Virginia

by Secretary of War

Washington DC, 1872. Hardcover. Fine. Document No. 144, 42nd Congress, 2nd Session, February 16, 1872. 8 p. 24 cm. Bound in quarter blue cloth with cream paper boards. Former owner's label on front endpaper and bookbinder's label on rear pastedown.
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$35.00
The Ohio (Rivers of America Series)

The Ohio (Rivers of America Series)

by Banta, R. E

NY: Rinehart. NF. 1949. 1st Edition. Hardcover. First edition, Special Limited Valley Edition with authors signature o n the 1/2 title page. About fine copy in like dj. .
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$45.00
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
Captain Glazier and His Lake: An Inquiry into the History and Progress of Exploration at the Head-Waters of the Mississippi Since the Discovery of Lake Itasca

Captain Glazier and His Lake: An Inquiry into the History and Progress of Exploration at the Head-Waters of the Mississippi Since the Discovery of Lake Itasca

by HARROWER, Henry H

New York and Chicago: Ivison, Blakeman & Company, 1886. First Edition. Paper wraps. Good. 58 p. 22 cm. 10 maps. Rebound in brown paper wraps. Original front cover included underneath. Owner's label on first page. Attacks Willard Glazier's claim to have discovered the source of the Mississippi River.
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$35.00
Letter From The Secretary of War, Transmitting A copy of the report of arbitrators for the improvement of water-communication between the Mississippi River and Lake Michigan, by the Wisconsin and Fox Rivers

Letter From The Secretary of War, Transmitting A copy of the report of arbitrators for the improvement of water-communication between the Mississippi River and Lake Michigan, by the Wisconsin and Fox Rivers

by Secretary of War

Washington, 1872. Hardcover. Very Good. 42d Congress, 2d Session, Ex. Doc. No. 185. 14 p. 23 cm. Bound in burgundy cloth with blue paper. Cream label. Former owner's label attached to front endpaper. Small bookbinder's label (Swansong) on rear pastedown.
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$50.00
The Saint Lawrence Basin and It's Borderlands

The Saint Lawrence Basin and It's Borderlands

by Dawson, S. E

Lawrence and Bullen, 1905. 1st. Hardcover. A Near VG+ bright tight copy with 48 black and white plates and maps.
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$25.00
Rock, River & Thorn: The Big Bend of the Rio Grande

Rock, River & Thorn: The Big Bend of the Rio Grande

by ARMSTRONG, Frank

Calgary: Folio Gallery/Waterous & Co, 2001. Cloth. Fine/Fair. No. 763 of 1250. Unpaginated. 31 cm. 40 b&w plates. Cloth hardcover in dustjacket. Large tear in top front of jacket and smaller tears and wear. Signed by Armstrong on title. Foreword by Jan Reid. Introduction by Roy Flukinger.
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$40.00