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1 Adney, Edwin T. Bark Canoes and Skin Boats of North America, The

Washington DC: Smithsonian 1964, Bulletin 230. Adney and co-author Howard I. Chapelle present the definitive work on the canoes, kayaks, and other water craft of native Americans, with descriptions, photos, and line drawings. No dust jacket, tall 4to in olive linen, 224 text illustrations, bibliography, index, contents clean and tight, owner's name on front endpaper o/w no marks, near Fine. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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2 Bearse Canoe Camper's Handbook, The

New York: Winchester Press 1974, 1st. Dust jacket, no marks, Very Good. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 Cook Henley Races

London: Oxford University Press 1919. Details of rowing regattas from 1903 to 1914 inclusive and a complete index of competitors and crews since 1839. No dust jacket, 8vo in lacquered blue cloth, gilt medallion on front board still clear, spine faded but legible, corners somewhat bumped and head of spine pulled, contents clean and tight with no marks or foxing, general index, 519pp, overall a rather good copy of a scarce reference in this sport. 
Price: 80.00 USD
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4 Crapo, Thomas Strange But True: Life and Adventures of Capt. Thomas Crapo

New Bedford MA: Thomas Crapo 1893, 1st edition. An unknown 'author' presents an account of the life of Thomas Crapo and his maritime career as a navy man, commercial sailor, and ship captain including his astonishing voyage from America to England in a 17-foot dory--with his wife! No dust jacket, small 8vo in brown cloth, embossed boards, corners lightly bumped and frayed, a 1908 birthday inscription on inside front endpaper, contents clean and tight, no foxing, overall Good+. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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5 Davidson, James W. Complete Wilderness Paddler, The

New York: Alfred A. Knopf [1976] 1978, 4th printing. Davidson and co-author John Rugge present a detailed handbook on planning, outfitting, and conducting a canoe trip, with tactics, strategy and strokes for all condition of still and whitewater canoeing. Dust jacket chipped along top edge, 8vo half-bound in brown cloth and cream paper, b&w drawings and diagrams, 3 appendices including a bibliography, 259pp plus index, contents clean and tight, Very Good. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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6 Eberlein, Harold D. Down the Tiber and Up to Rome

Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company 1930, stated 1st. Eberlein and co-authors Geoffrey J. Marks and Frank A. Wallis take a 195-mile canoe voyage on the Tiber River in Italy. No dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth with vignette on front board, 13 b&w drawings and frontis in color by Frank A. Wallis, index, 207pp, light shelf-wear, no marks, tight, Good+. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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7 Evans Kayaking

Brattleboro VT: The Stephen Greene Press 1975. The US Olympic Team coach in 1972 describes the fun of kayaking, and the competition, with over 100 photos and drawings. SOFT cover, 8vo index, 192pp, Very Good. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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8 Evans, Jay Kayaking

Brattleboro VT: The Stephen Greene Press 1975. The US Olympic Team coach in 1972 and co-author Robert R. Anderson describe the fun of kayaking and how to get into this exciting new sport. SOFT cover, 8vo, over 100 b&w photos, index, 192pp, slight moisture-wrinkling of half-title and title o/w no marks or other damage, overall Good. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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9 Foster, Nigel Sea Kayaking

Fernhurst UK: Fernhurst Books 1991. A detailed an up-to-date guide to this growing sport. SOFT cover, 8vo, profusely illustrated with b&w photos, 96pp, no marks, Very Good. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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10 Johnson, Shelley Complete Sea Kayaker's Handbook, The

Camden ME; Ragged Mountain Press 2002, 3rd printing. A full-spectrum guise to boats, gear, technique, rescue, maintenance, and more. SOFT cover, square 8vo, b&w photos and line drawings throughout, list of resources, index, 307pp, no marks, Very Good. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11 Lindemann, Hannes Alone at Sea

New York: Random House 1958. The heroic story of two solo transatlantic trips, once in an African dugout, once in a foldboat, Dust jacket rubbed, 8vo half-bound in dark and light blue, map endpapers, ink stain on outside margin of several pages o/w no marks, clean and tight, Good/Good. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12 Rodgers Naval Warfare Under Oars

Annapolis: United States Naval Institute, 1967 reprint. Well-researched history from the Roman Empire to the Great Armada, with 51 illustrations and index. No dust jacket, 8vo in dark green cloth, bookplate on outside front endpaper, 51 illustrations, contents as new, index, 358pp, as new, Fine. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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13 Ross Boat Race

London: The Sportsmans Book Club 1956. The story of the first hundred races between Oxford and Cambridge. Dust jacket, red cloth, photos, crew lists, no marks, Very Good. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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14 Sampson Winning Waters: The Homes of Rowing

London: Robert Hale 1986, 1st. Dust jacket, as new, Fine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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15 Snaith, Skip Canoes and Kayaks for the Backyard Builder

Camden ME: International Marine Publishing 1988, 2nd printing. Snaith provides detailed instructions for building handsome and durable vessels with a tack-and-tape method that is quick, simple, and inexpensive. SOFT cover, tall 4to, illustrated throughout with drawings, plans, b&w photos, index, 186pp, owner's bookplate on inside front cover o/w no marks, Very Good. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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16 Starkell Paddle to the Amazon

Rocklin CA: Prima Publishing Company. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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17 van den Brink, H. M. On the Water

New York: Grove Press [1998] 2001, 1st English translation. Two boys in Holland, a Jew and a Gentile, practice rowing in 1939 for an Olympics that will never occur. Dust jacket, 8vo half-bound in blue cloth, 134pp, as new, Fine/Fine. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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18 Wood, Peter Running the Rivers of North America

Barre MA: Barre Publishing 1978, 1st edition. A guide to canoeing, kayaking, and rafting down more than 50 U.S. and Canadian rivers--from lazy streams to white water. SOFT cover, 8vo, maps and drawings, 296pp, moderate shelfwear, top edges spotted, contents clean and tight, overall Good+. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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