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1 Amos, William H. Wildlife of the Rivers

New York: Harry N. Abrams 1981, 1st. A superb text, 283 illustrations and one map in full color, information-packed appendices. Dust jacket with a few small nicks, 4to in navy denim, color illustrations throughout, index, 232pp, contents as new, clean and tight with no marks, near Fine/Very Good, 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 Anderson, Barry C. Lifeline to the Yukon

Seattle WA: Superior Publishing Company 1983, 1st edition. Anderson presents a well-researched history of Yukon River navigation. No dust jacket, 4to in blue cloth with gilt vignette on front board, map endpapers, profusely illustrated throughout in color and b&w, index, 152pp, no marks, Very Good. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3 Anderson, Barry C. Lifeline to the Yukon

Seattle WA: Superior Publishing Company 1983, 1st edition. Anderson presents a well-researched history of Yukon River navigation. Dust jacket, 4to in blue cloth with gilt vignette on front board, map endpapers, profusely illustrated throughout in color and b&w, index, 152pp, no marks, near Fine/Very Good. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4 Andrist Steamboats on the Mississippi

New York: American Heritage Junior Library 1962, stated 1st. The Mississippi steamboat told through rarely seen paintings and photographs. Pictorial cover and endpapers, boards and contents clean and tight, no marks, Very Good. 
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5 Andrist, Ralph K. Steamboats on the Mississippi

New York: American Heritage Publishing Company, Junior Library series 1962, 1st edition. Andrist tells the story of the Mississippi steamboat, in readable text and rarely seen paintings and photographs. No dust jacket, pictorial boards, pictorial endpapers, color illustrations throughout, 153pp, light shelf-wear, contents clean and tight with no marks, Very Good/-. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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6 Baldwin, Leland D. Keelboat Age On Western Waters, The

Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press [1941,60] 1980, 1st printing thus. Baldwin tells the story of riverboating in the West before the invention of the steamboat, the types of vessels, their mean of locomotion, and the art of navigation on uncharted rivers. SOFT cover, 8vo perfect-bound, 9 illustrations, extensive notes and bibliography, index, 264pp, no marks, Very Good. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 Bangs, Richard Rivergods: Exploring the World's Great Wild Rivers

San Francisco: Yolla Bolly Press, 1985. Bangs and co-author Christian Kallen present remarkable portraits of ten great wild rivers, selected by gradient, volume, location, and what they call 'glamour.' Dust jacket, folio in brown cloth, hundreds of color photos, index, 210pp, no marks, Fine/Fine. 
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8 Bangs, Richard Rivergods: Exploring the World's Great Wild Rivers

San Francisco: Yolla Bolly Press, 1985. Bangs and co-author Christian Kallen present remarkable portraits of ten great wild rivers, selected by gradient, volume, location, and what they call 'glamour.' No dust jacket, folio in brown cloth, hundreds of color photos, index, 210pp, no marks, Very good. 
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9 Bangs, Richard Whitewater Adventure

San Diego: Thunder Bay Press 1990, 1st printing. Richard Bangs and his friends take us down ten of his favorite America rivers, including the Kennebec, Rogue, Snake, Tatshenshini, and more. SOFT cover, large oblong 4to, navy cloth, titles on front board, full-color plates, 144pp, new, Fine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10 Banks Thames, The: A History from the Air

Oxford UK: Oxford University Press 1990, 1st. A history of the Thames countryside and river as seen from the air, with extraordinary color photographs showing ancient roadways and earthworks visible only from the air in soil discolorations. Dust jacket price clipped, as new, Fine. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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11 Bardach, John Downstream: A Natural History of the River

New York: Harper & Row 1964, stated 1st. An overview of rivers--their nature and the life they support. No duct jacket, 8vo in pictorial cover, profusely illustrated with drawings and b&w photos, bibliography, index, 278pp, red spot on top edge o/w no marks, clean and tight, Very Good. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12 Beck, Henry Charlton Jersey Genesis

New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press 1945, 1st printing. The story of a river as told by the river itself and by the people who have loved it for centuries, illustrated with photos by William F. Augustine. Dust jacket chipped but intact, 8vo in red cloth, map endpapers, two small notations in text, o/w no marks, clean and tight, Very Good/Fair. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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13 Berton Drifting Home

Toronto: McClelland and Stewart 1973, 1st. Dust jacket rubbed, contents as new, near Fine. 
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14 Bissell High Water

Boston: Little, Brown 1953, 1st, BOMC. Dust jacket ragged, no marks, clean and tight, Good. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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15 Braddon, Russell River Journeys

London: British Broadcasting Corporation 1984. SIGNED by Christina Dodwell, one of the six contributing authors. Journeys on six of the world's great rivers -- the Congo, the Sepik, the Mekong, the Sao Francisco, the Murray, and the Nile. Dust jacket, 4to in blue cloth, lower corner slightly bumped, photos and maps, index, 208pp, Very Good. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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16 Braddon, Russell River Journeys

London: British Broadcasting Corporation 1984. Six authors contribute accounts of journeys on six of the world's great rivers -- the Congo, the Sepik, the Mekong, the Sao Francisco, the Murray, and the Nile. Dust jacket, 4to in blue cloth, photos and maps, index, 208pp, contents clean and tight, near Fine/Very Good. 
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17 Brander, Bruce River Nile, The

Washington: National Geographic Society 1966. Brander chronicles his exploration of the great river and its basin--which he traveled by felucca, river-launch, truck, and camel--presenting a skillful blend of astonishing facts of geography, archeology, anthropology, and history. Dust jacket with one small tear, 4to in olive cloth, map of Egypt in rear pocket, 207 color illustrations, 26 b&w illustrations, index, 208pp, clean and tight with no marks, near Fine/Good. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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18 Briggs, Wallace N. Riverside Remembered

Kentucky: The University Press of Kentucky 1992. A moving personal memoir of Mississippi in the 1920s and the bitter harvest of racial impression. Dust jacket, 8vo in green cloth, 239pp, as new, Fine. 
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19 Brittain, Robert Rivers, Man and Myths

Garden City NY: Doubleday & Company 1958, 1st edition. Brittain traces the relationships between man and rivers from prehistoric times to the Middle Ages. Dust jacket a bit worn with small hole in spine, 8vo in blue cloth, 2 maps, 19 b&w plates, 2 drawings, index, 288pp, a satin on the lower corner of the last few pages, clean and tight, Good/Good. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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20 Brooks, Charles E. Henry's Fork, The

New York: Nick Lyons Books 1986. Brooks present an intimate portrait of a great trout river in Montana, its history and its beauty. Dust jacket, 4to in burgundy cloth, illustrated throughout with b&w photos, bibliography, index to insect and flies, general index, 210pp, Very Good/Very Good. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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