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Banta R E Rivers of America: The Ohio, William Hodge, 1951, pp592. Hard Cover. VG in a worn foil-protected dust wrapper. The role of the Ohio river in American history. £5.95
E E Inland Waterways of France,
Imray, Laurie, Norrie & Wilson, 3rd edition 1971, pp324 including an
appendix with sketch maps of principal waterways junctions.
Hb. No dust wrapper.
VG. A detailed and
comprehensive guide to French inland waterways.
Braddon, Russell, Dodwell, Christina, Greer, Germaine, Shawcross, William, Thompson, Brian & Wood,
Good+ in a
on six of
Bristow, Philip Through the French Canals, Navigator, 1970, pp200.
VG in a VG
wrapper. A practical guide
to cruising the canals of France including route details and maps.
in a Very
in a Very
in a VG
Doughty H M Our Wherry in Wendish Lands: From Friesland through the Mecklenburg Lakes to Bohemia, Ashford Press Publishing, 1985, pp406 with many line illustrations. First published in 1891. Hb. Fine with an attractively decorated blue cloth cover, protected by clear covering dust wrapper. (As published). A classic account of cruises of the Norfolk wherry Gipsy in 1890 and 1891 in northern Europe, reaching Aussig now in the Czech Republic. Gipsy was the first wherry to cross the North Sea, but the next attempt by Elsie resulted in total loss. In contrast, Gipsy returned safely in 1902 and survived until the 1950s. £7.50
in a Fine
by a young
Goodwin, Richard Leontyne: By Barge from London to Vienna, Collins, 1989, pp219 with 26 coloured illustrations. Hb. VG+ in a VG+ dust wrapper. A waterway journey through Belgium, France and Germany to Austria. £3.95
the US and
Harper, Mike Through France to the Med By Canal to the Sea - A practical guide, Cadogan, revised edition 1983, pp224. Hb. VG/VG. £3.95
Legget, Robert F Canals of Canada, D&C, 1976, pp261. Hb. Fine/Fine. A comprehensive introduction to the canals that form part of Canada's vast inland waterways system. £7.50
Marriner, John Afloat in Europe, Adlard Coles, 1967, pp172 plus 32 illustrations. Hb. VG/VG. Cruising through the canals of France to the Mediterranean and the Canal du Midi, down the Rhine from Basel to Holland, to East Germany and Poland and finally to the Baltic. £3.95
Panama Canal, Gordon & Cremonesi, 1978, pp154.
The top and
are slightly bumped. The
financial scandal, political subterfuge, imperialism and entrepreneurial daring
behind the construction of the Panama Canal.
McKnight, Hugh Cruising French Waterways, Stanford Maritime, 1984, pp288. VG+ in VG dust wrapper. A comprehensive introduction to the astonishingly varied network of rivers and canals that penetrate almost every region of France. £4.95
Moorehead, Alan The White Nile, Reprint Society, 1962, pp390. First published by Hamish Hamilton in 1960. Hard Cover. VG in a VG dust wrapper. Inscription clipped from front page. The dramatic story of the expeditions undertaken to discover the source of the Nile. £3.95
Moorehead, Alan The
Blue Nile, Reprint Society, 1963, pp304.
First published by Hamish Hamilton in 1962.
in a VG+
from front page.
together with the author’s White Nile, completes a study of the history
of the Nile in the 19th century.
While complementary, the two books are intended to be read separately.
Morgan-Grenville, Gerard Holiday Cruising in France, D&C, 1972, pp156 with pp16 of illustrations & a folding map in the rear. Hb. VG/VG. Slight wear to the dw at the head of the spine. An excellent introduction to the extensive French canal system. £3.95
Morgan-Grenville, Gerard Barging into Southern France, D&C, 1972, pp239 with 4 maps. Illustrated by the author with 30 drawings in pen & ink. Hb. VG/VG. Red spine of the dw slightly faded. £5.95
Morgan-Grenville, Gerard Barging into Burgundy, D&C, 1975, pp176. Hb. VG/VG. Inscription. Dw spine slightly faded. Cruising with the ancient barge Virginia Anne. £5.95
Oliver, John Holiday Cruising in the Netherlands, D&C, 1974, pp151 with coloured frontis, 32 plates and 8 maps. Hard Cover. VG in a VG dust wrapper. A comprehensive introduction to the great commercial canals and numerous lesser waterways of Holland. £3.95
Pilkington, Roger Small Boat to Elsinore, MacMillan, 1969, pp230. Illustrated by David Knight. Hard Cover. VG+ in a VG dust wrapper. A journey through the canals of Holland, Germany and Denmark. £7.50
Pudney, John Suez: De Lesseps’ Canal, J M Dent & Sons/Readers Union, 1969, pp242 with a map and 39 contemporary engravings of the construction of the canal. Hard Cover. VG in a VG dust wrapper. Flyleaf clipped. The construction of the canal and its subsequent history until the Egyptian takeover in the 1950s. £2.95
Reber, James Q. Potomac Portrait, Liveright, New York, 1974, pp95. Large format. Hard Cover. VG+ in a VG+ dust wrapper. Spectacular series of pictures of the Great Falls and Mather Gorge on the Potomac river just a few miles upstream from Washington. £3.95
Rolt L T C From Sea to Sea: The Canal du Midi, Allen Lane, 1st edition 1973, pp198 with 44 illustrations. Hb. VG/Fair. Dw torn at the head of the spine, and on the bottom rear edge where there is slight loss. An illustrated history of this famous French 17th century canal, built to link the Atlantic to the Mediterranean. £16.50
A Giant Among Rivers: The Story of the Zaire River Expedition 1974-75,
Readers Union, 1977, pp294.
in a VG
An expedition to navigate the rapid-strewn length of the river Zaire, the
seventh longest river in the world,
formerly known as the Congo.
Stevenson, Robert Louis An Inland Voyage, Chato & Windus, 1919, pp196. In a prize binding with the St Olave’s Grammar School crest in gold on the front cover and a bookmark giving details of prize inside the cover. Hard Cover. No dust wrapper. VG with minor wear at the top and bottom of the spine. An account of Stevenson’s voyage through Belgium and France by canoe in 1876. £4.95
Turner, Robert D Sternwheelers and Steam Tugs: An Illustrated History of the Canadian Pacific Railway's British Columbia Lake and River Service, Sono Nis Press, 2nd edition 1998, pp288 with more than 320 illustrations. First published in 1984. Large Format. Card Covers. Very Good. £8.50
Weil, Tom The Mississippi River Nature, Culture and Travel Sites along the “Mighty Mississip”, Hippocrene, 1992, pp513 plus 25 illustrations. Hard Cover. Fine in a VG+ dust wrapper. “A heady mixture of sightseeing, travel, myth and history.” £4.95
Wilson, John Canoeing Down the Rhone, Chapman & Hall, 1957, pp157. Hard Cover. VG in a VG dust wrapper. A journey by four amateur canoeists from Lyons through Provence to the Mediterranean coast. £5.95