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1 Abraham, Ashley P. Beautiful Lakeland

Keswick UK: G. P. Abraham 1912. A celebration of the most storied and lovely 30 square miles in the Kingdom--some, like Abraham, would say on the face of the earth. No dust jacket, 4to in brown cloth with b&w pasted down on front board, illustrated with 32 full-page b&w plates, some (oddly) on blue stock, 52pp, boards worn and a bit frayed, light foxing beginning, text and plates clear, overall Good. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 Anderson Loch Lomond and the Trossachs

London: Herbert Jenkins 1934, 1st. Dust jacket slightly snagged, boards etched, no marks, Fair. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 Barnett Shipping Literature of the Great Lakes

East Lansing MI: Michigan State University Press 1992, 1st printing. A comprehensive catalog of all substantive printed items ever issued by shipping companies operating on the Great Lakes. No dust jacket (none issued?), beige cloth, large 4to 8.75x11.5, index, 165pp, as new, Fine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4 Barrett, Harry B. Lore & Legends of Long Point (Canada)

Don Mills ON: Burns & MacEachern Ltd. 1977. Barrett recounts the history of this point of land that just out of the north shore of Lake Eire, with personal reminiscences and many tales. No just jacket, square 8vo (9x9), b&w photos, maps and diagrams, 240pp, owner's name label on front endpaper o/w no marks, no marks, Very Good. 
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5 Barry, James P. Ships of the Great Lakes

Berkeley CA: Howell-North Books 1974, 2nd edition. More than 90 ships and types are described with capsule narratives of their working lives, moments of fame, and often dramatic deaths. Dust jacket slightly rubbed with several 1-inch tears, large 4to, tan cloth, map endpapers, no marks, clean and tight, Very Good/Good. 
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6 Blaisdell, Paul H. Three Centuries of Winnipesaukee

Concord NH: Privately published by the author, 1936. A loving history of the lake and its watercraft from the earliest times to 1900. No dust jacket, 8vo in green cloth, frontispiece and 13 b&w plates, fold-out diagram of the lake, 77pp, owner's inscription on front endpaper, water damage to outside of rear board with light staining of last 5-6 pages, all text and photos unmarred, overall a Fair copy. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7 Boyer, Dwight Ships and Men of the Great Lakes

New York: Dodd, Mead and Company 1977, 1st printing. Boyer presents a century of true, well-documented dramas of misadventure on the Great Lakes. Dust jacket, 8vo in grey cloth, 29 b&w photos, bibliography, index, 208pp, no marks, clean and tight, Very Good/Very Good. 
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8 Boyer, Dwight Strange Adventures of the Great Lakes

New York: Dodd, Mead & Company 1974. Well-documented tales of men battling the elements, including the Hunter Savidge, USS Michigan, Jupiter, and others. Dust jacket, blue cloth, clean and tight with no marks, near Fine. 
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9 Bree, Marlin In the Teeth of the Northeaster

New York: Clarkson N. Potter, Inc. 1988, 1st edition, 1st printing. For three months, Bree sailed alone on Lake Superior, enjoying the shining waters, meeting the self-reliant people, and confronting the most dangerous of storms--a dreaded Northeaster. Dust jacket price clipped, 8vp halfbound in gray and blue cloth, 8 b&w plates, index, 214pp, clean and tight with no marks, near Fine. 
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10 Bree, Marlin In the Teeth of the Northeaster

New York: Clarkson N. Potter, Inc. 1988, uncorrected proof. For three months, Bree sailed alone on Lake Superior, enjoying the shining waters, meeting the self-reliant people, and confronting the most dangerous of storms--a dreaded Northeaster. SOFT cover, 8vo perfect-bound, index, 212pp, clean and tight with no marks, Very Good. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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11 Bree, Marlin In the Teeth of the Northeaster

New York: Clarkson N. Potter, Inc. 1988, 1st printing. For three months, Bree sailed alone on Lake Superior, enjoying the shining waters, meeting the self-reliant people, and confronting the most dangerous of storms--a dreaded Northeaster. Dust jacket, 8vo half-bound in grey cloth and blue paper, index, 8pp of b&w plates, 214pp, clean and tight with no marks, Very Good/Very Good. 
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12 Bree, Marlin In the Teeth of the Northeaster

New York: Clarkson N. Potter, Inc. 1988, 1st edition, 1st printing. For three months, Bree sailed alone on Lake Superior, enjoying the shining waters, meeting the self-reliant people, and confronting the most dangerous of storms--a dreaded Northeaster. Dust jacket, 8vo half-bound in gray and blue cloth, 8 b&w plates, index, 214pp, clean and tight with no marks, Fine/Fine. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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13 Carse Beckoning Waters, The

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons 1953, 1st. A novel of the Great Lakes in the late 19th and early 20th century. Dust jacket torn with portion of upper spine missing, stamped 'Heer's Library' on inside front endpaper, else no marks, clean and tight, Good. 
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14 Castle, Beatrice H. Grand Island Story, The

Marquette MI: John M. Longyear Research Library 1974, 1st edition, 3rd printing. In 1906 Castle compiled the only history of this, the largest island on the south shore of Lake Superior, here published for the first time. Dust jacket, 8vo in green cloth with title gilt-stamped on front board, profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, 3 maps, index, 110pp, near Fine/Very Good. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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15 Columbia Transportation C Great Lakes Cruise

no city, Columbia Transportation Company undated c1970. A handsomely bound book for passengers on a cruise of the Great Lakes aboard the 'Armco,' one of the lake freighters operated b the CTC. No dust jacket, tall 4to in burgundy cloth, pockets on inside endpapers, spiral bound on the inside, red paper covers, fact sheet, three album pages of clear vinyl for one's cruise photos, map of the Great Lakes laid in, no marks, a nice piece of memorabilia, Very Good. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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16 Conti, Flavio Waters of Life

New York: HBJ Press 1980. The editors of Rizzoli Editore and HBJ Press present another in The Grand Tour series, focusing here on ten of the world's great water locations. Dust jacket, folio in beige cloth, full color photos throughout, 168pp, marked 'not for sale' on endpaper o/w no marks, clean and tight, Very Good/Very Good. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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17 Cooper, W. Heaton Tarns of Lakeland, the

London: Frederick Warne & Company, Ltd. 1960. SIGNED by author on the dedication page. Based on long familiarity, Cooper describes a lesser known attraction of England's Lake District -- the many mountain pools known as tarns. Dust jacket lightly rubbed, 4to in blue cloth, map endpapers, 16 full-page color plates, b&w drawings throughout, index, 237pp, clean and tight, owner's name on half-title o/w no marks, Very Good/Good. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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18 Costello, Peter In Search of Lake Monsters

New York: Coward, McCann, and Geoghegan 1974, 1st US edition. A monster safari spanning five continents exploring that shadowy boundary between science and mystery, lore and literature. Dust jacket rubbed, 8vo half-bound in blue cloth and green paper, 16pp of b&w plates, text drawings, bibliography, index, 354pp, previous owner's inscription on front endpaper, contents clean and tight with no marks, Very Good/Good. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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19 Eckert Wild Season

Boston: Little, Brown 1967, stated 1st. Dust jacket rubbed, no marks, Good. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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20 Ela, Jonathan Faces of the Great Lakes, The

San Francisco: Sierra Club Books 1977. Ela and photographer B. A. King present a dynamic portrait of the Great Lakes and their people, from Duluth to the St. Lawrence. Dust jacket rubbed and slightly chipped, large oblong 4to in blue cloth, hundreds of b&w photos on glossy paper, 192pp, no marks, Good/Good. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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