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121 Millar Oyster River

New York: Knopf 1964, 1st US. Dust jacket rubbed, no marks, clean and tight, Very Good. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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122 Minks, Louise Hudson River School, The

New York: Barnes & Noble [2000] 2006 reprint, 6th printing. A stunning collection of the landscape art of Bierstadt, Cole, Church, Durand, Heade and 20 other artists, presented in full-color on coated paper. Dust jacket, folio (14.4x10.5 inches) in black cloth, 112pp, as new, Fine/Fine. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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123 Mitchell, John G. Man Who Would Dam the Amazon, The

Lincoln NE: University of Nebraska Press, 1990. Uncorrected page proof; 11 essays on nature subjects. SOFT cover, notes, 356pp, Very Good. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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124 Monjo, F. N. Wille Jasper's Golden Eagle

Garden City NY: Doubleday and Company 1976, 1st edition. Monjo presents an account of the great steamboat race between the 'Natchez' and the 'Robert E. Lee.' Dust jacket, 4to in pictorial boards, pictorial endpapers, b&w illustrations throughout by Douglas Gorsline, 95pp, clean and tight with no marks, near Fine/Very Good. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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125 Moorehead White Nile

New York: Harper 1971, revised reprint of 1960 edition. Dust jacket slightly snagged, star stamp on bottom edge, o/w tight with no marks, Very Good. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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126 Mylod, John Biography of a River

New York: Bonanza Books 1969. Mylod presents the people and legends of the Hudson River Valley, with a fine portfolio of photographs Dust jacket, 4to half-bound in yellow and blue cloth, over 200 b&w illustrations, bibliography, index, 244pp, owner's inscription on front endpaper o/w no marks, clean and tight, Very Good/Very Good. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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127 Myrick, Burny Timeless River, The

Birmingham AL: Oxmoor House 1981, 1st edition. Myrick presents a portrait of life on the Mississippi River, 1850-1900, with a beautiful collection of pencil, sketches, 25 full-color paintings of the river, the ships and the people. Dust jacket, oblong folio (15.5x12.5), pictorial endpapers, illustrated throughout, 107pp, 103pp, no marks, as new, Fine/Very Good. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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128 Neihardt, John G. River and I, The

New York: Knickerbocker Press, G. P. Putnam's Sons 1910, 1st edition. Neihardt's account of his excursion down the Missouri River and his life-long fascination with this mighty stream. No dust jacket, 8vo in brown cloth, 50 b&w photographs, 325pp plus adverts, a bit frayed at corners, top edges gilt, contents clean with no foxing, overall a rather nice copy, Good+. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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129 Nugent, Rory Search for the Pink-Headed Duck, The

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company 1991, 1st printing. A journey into the Himalayas and down the Brahmaputra in search of a waterfowl that had not been reliably observed since 1935. Dust jacket, 8vo halfbound in white cloth and paper, 8pp of b&w photos, 221pp, as new, Fine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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130 O'Neill, Dan Land Gone Lonesome, A

New York: Counterpoint/Perseus 2006. A talented historian and travel writer describes his trip down the Yukon River in a square-sterned canoe. SOFT cover, 8vo, index, 256pp, Very Good. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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131 Oberle, Frank Missouri on My Mind

Helena MT: Falcon Press Publishing Company 1990. Frank Oberle presents a collection of his full-color photographs of the mighty Mississippi and Missouri Rivers, and the Show-Me state. Dust jacket, small folio in ivory cloth with gilt titles, illustrated with full-color photos throughout, 120pp, as new, Fine/Fine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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132 Oglesby, Ray T. River Ecology and Man

New York: Academic Press 1972. Editors Oglesby, Clarence A. Carlson, and James A. McCann present the proceedings of an international symposium on river ecology and the impact of man, University of Massachusetts, 1971. Dust jacket, 8vo in brown cloth, text figures, subject index, 465pp, owner's name o/w no marks, clean and tight, near Fine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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133 Ostenso O River, Remember!

New York: Dodd, Mead 1943, 1st. No dust jacket, blue cloth, no marks, Good. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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134 Palmer, Tim Endangered Rivers and the Conservation Movement

Berkeley: University of California Press 1986, 1st printing. Palmer traces the history of the movement to save America's rivers, including the Yellowstone, Yukon, Hudson, Delaware, Potomac, and dozens of others. Dust jacket, 8vo in navy cloth, 40pp of color photos, project list, index, 316pp, as new, Fine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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135 Petersen Steamboating on the Upper Mississippi

Iowa City: State Historical Society of Iowa 1968 revised reprint of 1937 edition. No dust jacket, clean w/ no marks, contents as new, Very Good. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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136 Petersen Steamboating on the Upper Mississippi

Iowa City: State Historical Society of Iowa 1968 revised reprint of 1937 edition. A compendium of dramatic incidents of river lore largely drawn from original documents and eyewitness accounts. Dust jacket rubbed, in protective cover, green cloth, 575pp, index, contents as new, near Fine. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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137 Peterson, Elmer Big Dam Foolishness

New York: The Devin-Adair company 1954. Peterson explains that the massive federal dam-building is a huge waste of money and these enormous silt-catchers will be useless and troublesome in 50 years. Dust jacket tattered but intact, 8vo in beige cloth, 10 b&w photos, glossary, 224pp, owner's name on front endpaper o/w no marks, clean and tight, Very Good/Fair. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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138 Phillips, Charles Missouri: Mother of the American West

Northridge CA: Windsor Publications, Inc. 1988, 1st edition. Phillips chronicles the home state of Twain and Truman, set in the center of three great American rivers. Dust jacket, small folio in white cloth, 175 vintage photographs, maps and drawings, index, 200pp, as new, Fine/Fine. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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139 Phillips, Hugh Thames The: About 1750

London: Collins 1951. The first of a contemplated series about the topography and social history of London during the middle years of the eighteenth century, focusing on the layout and features of the city in the Georgian period, profusely illustrated throughout. No dust jacket, folio in red cloth, 256 magnificent drawings, etchings, and maps, index, 227pp, no marks Very Good. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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140 Potvin Saguenary Trip, The

Montreal: Canada Steamship Lines, Ltd. 1948, 15th edition. A literary and historical guide to the Saguenay River, with 40 illustrations, some in full color, presented as a preparatory for a cruise up the river. SOFT COVER slightly soiled, foldout map in rear, no marks, Good. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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