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1 ?anon Deep Water

New York: New York Marine News Co. 1952, 5th, 2nd printing. B&W photos of all major U.S. waterways and deep water ports. No dust jacket (probably none issued), 25x38 color chart of principal U.S. waterways in rear pocket, no marks, Fine. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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2 Baldwin Panama Canal, The: 50th Anniversary 1914-1964

Panama: Panama Canal Information Office 1964. A photographic history of the Canal and the men who built it and who have operated the waterway since. Dust jacket rubbed with several snags and tears but intact, 4to in black cloth, titles gilt-stamped on front board, hundreds of half-tone photos, 122pp, contents as new, near Fine. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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3 Bourne, Russell Floating West: The Erie & Other American Canals

New York: W. W. Norton and Company 1992, 1st printing. The story of American canals and the heroic efforts of engineering and construction required to build them. Dust jacket, 4to half-bound in brick cloth and paper, 32pp of b&w photographs, bibliography, index, 232pp, EX-LIBRARY with dj pasted down and stamps on rear endpaper and top edges, o/w no marks, clean and tight, Good/Good. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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4 Brown, Alexander Juniper Waterway

Newport News VA: Mariners' Museum Publication No. 39, 1981. The illustrated history of the Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal including its design, construction, and role through history. Dust jacket, oblong 8vo in green cloth, 96 figures and 10 tables, bibliography, index, xiii+255pp, contents as new, Fine/Fine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5 Clowes, Ernest S. Shipways to the Sea

Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins Company 1929, 1st. A comprehensive analysis of America's water navigation system, subtitled 'A Resume of the Problem Presented by Our Inland and Coastal Waterways.' No dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth, maps, b&w photos, index, 196pp, boards scuffed and worn, owner's name label in rear o/w no marks, contents clean and tight, Good. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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6 Clowes, Ernest S. Shipways to the Sea

Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins Company 1929, 1st. A comprehensive analysis of America's water navigation system, subtitled 'A Resume of the Problem Presented by Our Inland and Coastal Waterways.' Dust jacket ragged and torn with some tape repairs, 8vo in blue cloth, maps, b&w photos, index, 196pp, Very Good/Poor. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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7 Conzen Illinois & Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor

DeKalb IL: Northern Illinois University Press 1988, 1st. Dust jacket w/ one 1/4 inch snag, Library of Congress stamp on reverse of title, boards and contents as new, Fine. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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8 Dorian, Edith M. High-Water Cargo

New Brunswick NJ: Rutgers University Press 1965 reprint of 1950 original. A novel of the New Jersey town of New Brunswick along the Delaware and Raritan Canal in the mid-19th century. SOFT cover, 8vo, drawings by Forrest Orr, 224pp, as new, Fine. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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9 Duke, Donald Water Trails West

Garden City NY: Doubleday & Company 1978. Eighteen western writers present historical essays on the rivers, lakes, and canals that facilitated the European exploration of the American west. Dust jacket, 4to halfbound in black cloth and yellow paper, index, 271pp, no marks, near Fine. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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10 Fisher America's Inland Waterway

Washington: National Geographic Society, Special Publications series, No. 128, 1973. No dust jacket, blue cloth slightly soiled, no marks, contents as new, Good. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11 Fisher, Allan C. America's Inland Waterway

Washington: National Geographic Society, Special Publications series, No. 128, 1973. Allan Fisher's text and more than 150 color photos by Jim Amos take us 2,000 miles along the eastern seaboard of the U.S. aboard the 43-foot motorsailer Andromeda. Dust jacket lightly rubbed, tall 4to in blue cloth with design on front board, contents as new, index, 207pp, near Fine/Very Good. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12 Gray, Ralph D. National Waterway, The

Urbana IL: University of Illinois Press [1967] 1989 2nd updated edition, 1st printing thus. The first full-length study of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal, from its beginnings in the late 18th century to the modern seaway of today. SOFT cover, 8vo, b&w illustrations, 10 tables, index, bibliographical essay, 330pp, contents as new, Fine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13 Hallberg, Charles W. Suez Canal, The

New York: Columbia University Press 1931. Number 348 in the History, Economics, and Public Law series, Hallberg examines in detail the history and diplomatic importance of the great canal. No dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth, fold-out map, 5 appendices, index, 434pp, EX-LIBRARY stamped 'discard,' usual marks but no others, clean, tight, Good. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14 Hargreaves, Reginald Narrow Seas, The

London: Sidgwick and Jackson Limited 1959, 1st printing. A history of the English Channel: how the English established mastery over it, how they lost it, and the disasters that ensued. Dust jacket badly torn, portions missing but intact, 8vo in blue linen, lower corners slightly bumped, bibliography, foldout chart, index, 527pp, Good. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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15 Harrison Channel, The

Glasgow: William Collins Sons 1986. A look at the people and their activities along both sides of the English Channel through 10,000 years of history. Dust jacket, navy cloth, illustrated throughout, as new, Fine. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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16 Kitchel, Denison Truth About the Panama Canal, The

New Rochelle NY: Arlington House 1978, 1st printing. A scrupulously researched investigation into the whole question of the canal and the US role in its past and future. Dust jacket with one-inch tear, 8vo in blue cloth, index, 240pp, Very Good. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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17 Kytle, Elizabeth Home on the Canal

Cabin John MD: Seven Locks Press 1983. Kytle presents an informal history of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal, drawn from recollections of eleven men and women who worked the boats and lived in the lock houses along the canal until the last operating season in 1924. Dust jacket, square 8vo, natural cloth, black and white photos, index, 285pp, no marks, Fine/near Fine. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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18 Lesberg, Sandy Canals of Amsterdam, The

London: Peebles Press 1976. The Dutch city has over 50 miles of canals and waterways, providing endless variety and enjoyment, here recorded in word and color photographs. Dust jacket, folio in black buckram, principal photography by A. B. Pruis, b&w and color full-page photos, 125pp, pictorial read endpaper, no marks, clean and tight, near Fine/Very Good. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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19 Mabee Seaway Story, The

New York: Macmillan Company 1961, 1st printing. The story of the construction of the St. Lawrence Seaway, the US-Canada coordination problems, and the impact on the St. Lawrence Valley, with 22 illustrations and 3 maps. Dust jacket slightly chipped at corners, halfbound in navy cloth and blue paper, map endpapers, name on front endpapers, contents clean and tight, Very Good. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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20 Marriner Afloat in Europe

London: Adlard Coles Ltd. 1967. Journeys through the French canals, down the Rhine from Basel to Holland, and an epic voyage to East Germany and Poland. Dust jacket, small 4to in grey cloth, 17 maps, 32 b&w illustrations, index, 172pp, no marks, near Fine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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