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101 Lindbergh, Charles A. Boyhood on the Upper Mississippi: A Reminiscent Letter

St. Paul MN: Minnesota Historical Society 1972. At the request of the Society, then restoring the Lindbergh House near Little Falls, Lindbergh wrote notes of his early recollections in five handwritten letters, here combined with photos. No dust jacket, 4to in pictorial boards, b&w photos throughout, index, 50pp, clean and tight with no marks, Fine/-. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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102 Lloyd, Christopher Search for the Niger, The

Newton Abbot UK: Readers Union 1974. The exciting story of attempts to solve the mystery of where the river Niger goes. Dust jacket, 8vo in black cloth, 12 plates, contents as new, Very Good. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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103 MacGregor Paddlewheels to Bucket

Toronto: McClelland and Stewart 1974, 1st. Dust jacket clipped and snagged, contents as new, Very Good. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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104 MacLennan, Hugh Rivers of Canada, The

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1961. The wilderness and the pioneers past and present figure in this portrait of a country seen through the story of its great waterways. Dust jacket, 8vo in green cloth, maps, 170pp, no marks, Very Good/Very Good. 
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105 MacLennan, Hugh Rivers of Canada, The

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1961. The wilderness and the pioneers past and present figure in this portrait of a country seen through the story of its great waterways. Dust jacket, 8vo in green cloth, maps, 170pp, no marks, Very Good/Very Good. 
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106 Malkus, Alida Blue-Water Boundary

New York: Hastings House, Publishers 1960. The history of the epic highway of the Great Lakes and the Saint Lawrence, and the vital role it has played on the development of the North American continent. No dust jacket, 8vo in beige cloth with gilt embossed vignette on front board, map endpapers, 33 illustrations, index, 308pp, Very Good. 
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107 Malkus, Alida Blue-Water Boundary

New York: Hastings House, Publishers 1960. The history of the epic highway of the Great Lakes and the Saint Lawrence, and the vital role it has played on the development of the North American continent. Dust jacket rubbed and chipped at corners, 8vo in beige cloth with gilt embossed vignette on front board, map endpapers, 33 illustrations, index, 308pp, Very Good. 
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108 Mann Rivers in the City

New York: Praeger 1973. Dust jacket, no marks, as new, Fine. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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109 Martin Sailorman

London: Oxford University Press 1933, 1st printing. The author spent a winter with the bargemen of England, experiencing their seamanship and the wonderful vessels they sail. Illustrated by the author with 17 line drawings including a tinted frontis, and 5 wash and line drawings. No dust jacket, 4to, navy cloth, publisher's bookplate on outside front endpaper, very slight browning just beginning on edges, no foxing, slight glue penetration on outside endpapers, o/w no marks, clean and tight, Very Good. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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110 Mason, Philip Niagara and the Daredevils

Canada: The Niagara Daredevil Gallery 1969. The story of the Niagara River and those defied it. SOFT cover, 12mo, saddle-stitched, 24pp, no marks, scarce, Very Good. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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111 Mate, Ferenc Waterhouses: The Romantic Alternative

Vancouver BC: Albatross Publishing 1977. Mate presents a loving treatment of the houseboat, as an alternative to living on the land, with examples from Amsterdam, San Francisco, Vancouver, and other cities. Dust jacket, 4to in olive cloth, color photographs throughout, approx. 100 unnumbered pages, clean and tight with no marks, near Fine/Very Good. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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112 Matschat, Cecile Suwannee River: Strange Green Land

New York: Literary Guild of America, No. 3 in the Rivers of America series 1938, marked 'CL' on copyright page. The story of the river, its source, its people and legends, with illustrations by Alexander Key. Following the index is an essay entitled 'Rivers and American Folk,' by Constance Lindsay Skinner. No dust jacket, 8vo in green cloth, spine faded, pictorial endpapers, index, 296pp, no marks, tight, Good+. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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113 Maxwell, Gavin Reed Shaken by the Wind, A

London: Longmans, Green and Company [1957] 2nd printing. A personal narrative of a journey through the great marshes surrounding the lower reaches of the Tigris, and the almost unknown people who live there, the Reed Dwellers. Dust jacket rubbed and torn but intact, 8vo in blue cloth, 38 b&w plates, 224pp, no marks, tight, Very good/Fair. 
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114 McAdam Priscilla of Fall River

New York: Stephen Daye Press 1947 [1956], 2nd edition. A centennial tribute to the Fall River Line and its queen, the majestic Priscilla. No dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth somewhat soiled, corners slightly bumped, map endpapers, index, 224pp, owner's name/address stamps o/w no marks, Fair. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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115 McBriarty, Douglas Whitewater VI

New York: Walker & Company 1987, 1st printing. A novel of murder in the Chatanooga River. Dust jacket, 8vo in black, 192pp, as new, Fine. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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116 McCall, Edith Conquering the Rivers

Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press 1984. McCall presents a very readable account of the extraordinary Capt. Shreve, who contributed to the opening of the western rivers by building early steamboats and inventing a snag-clearing vessel to open the log-choked rivers. No dust jacket, 8vo in beige cloth, map endpapers, bibliography, index, 260pp, Very Good/-. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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117 McDermott, John F. Before Mark Twain

Carbondale IL: Southern Illinois University Press 1968. A Mississippi sampler; 37 tales of the old, old times. Dust jacket, large 8vo half-bound in white linen and patterned paper, map endpapers, 33 pen and ink sketches, index, 298pp, clean and tight with no marks, Very Good/Very Good. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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118 McKinney, Sam Reach of Tide, Ring of History, The

Portland OR: Oregon Historical Society Press, Columbia River Heritage series, 1987. A river voyage on the lower Columbia River, following the path of Gray's ship Columbia Rediviva. Dust jacket rubbed with light soil, half-bound in blue cloth and gray paper, map endpapers, illustrations by Elsa Warnick, bibliography, index, 170pp, owner's name embossed on title, owner's inscription on half-title, contents clean and tight, Very Good/Good. 
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119 Meanley, Brooke Swamps, River Bottoms and Canebrakes

Barre MA: Barre Publishers 1972. Barre presents a photographic exploration of America's great swamplands, from Texas to New Jersey. Dust jacket, 4to in green cloth, map endpapers, b&w photos throughout, bibliography, index, index of animals mentioned in text, 142pp, clean and tight with no marks, Very Good/Very Good 
Price: 10.00 USD
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120 Metcalf, Paul Waters of Potowmack

San Francisco: North Point Press 1982. A documentary history of the Potomac River and its wide, fertile basin, the setting of such much of our early history, drawn from diaries, journals, and other primary sources. Dust jacket, 8vo in brown cloth, 16 b&w plates, notes and bibliography, 246pp, as new, Fine. 
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