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Thames: The Biography

by Ackroyd, Peter

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2008
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780385526234
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$21.00

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Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, 2008. (1st edition, 1st printing) Large, thicker, sturdy book, colorfully illustrated covers with fireworks, ferris wheel, the river and a gathering, a stone bridge too. DJ covers half the book, glossy with an antique color-illustration of river and boat, and witchy looking person. DJ and book, both As New.. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New.
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A Prospect of Richmond

by Dunbar, Janet

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1979
Condition
Fine
Edition
Revised Edition
ISBN
9780718117894
Item Price
$10.00

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Michael Joseph, 1979. (2d edition, revised) DJ glossy with illustration of boats in blue flog on river on front and spine, white back is very slightly browned with illustration of busy Thames River. DJ has thumb-sized surface tear at bottom front right, a chip thumb-sized at bottom back right onto spine. Fair DJ/Very Fine book.. Revised Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fair.… Read more
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$10.00
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The Allagash: The History of a Wilderness River in Maine

by Dietz, Lew

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1978
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780896210004
Item Price
$12.00

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Thorndike ME: North Country Press, 1978. Trade paperback, glossy white wrappers with purple illustration of men in canoe on front wrapper, praise on back wrapper from New York Times Book Review, 264 pages, maps in early pages, illustrations throughout, some full-page. L.L. Bean sticker at top inside front wrapper. Lightly browned spot at spine middle. Very Good.. Trade Paperback. Very… Read more
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$12.00
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Blood River: The Terrifying Journey Through The World's Most Dangerous Country

by Butcher, Tim

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2009
Condition
Good
Edition
First Paperback
ISBN
9780802144331
Item Price
$11.00

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Grove Press, 2009. Larger softcover, coloful wrappers with map of Congo River, man in canoe and jungle tree canopies on front, lettering in yellow, red, white and light green, back wrapper has river map and praise from William Boyd in Washington Post, 363 pages, maps, photo and antique illustrations throughout. A brown smudge line at bottom of page 193, maps… Read more
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$11.00
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River-Horse: A Voyage Across America

by Least Heat-Moon, William

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1999
Condition
Fine
Edition
3d
ISBN
9780395636268
Item Price
$15.00

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Houghton Mifflin, 1999. (The Logbook of a Boat Across America) Larger sturdy book, dark blue cloth spine, gray boards with very bright spiral design in gilt at top front, very bright gilt lettering on spine, a diagram of the boat inside front cover and adjacent end paper, a map of the route inside back cover and adjacent end paper, 506… Read more
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$15.00
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Yangzi River: The Yangtze and The Three Gorges From Source to Sea

by Bonavia, Judy; Richard Hayman

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2004
Condition
As New
ISBN
9789622177338
Item Price
$19.00

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Odyssey Books & Maps, 2004. Large, thick, heavy sturdy softcover, glossy light yellow background to wrappers, a stunning color-photo of water on front, a small photo in shades of purple with a color map, quotatins by Simon Winchester, 568 heavy glossy pages, profusely illustrated with edges as color indices. MInt.. Soft Cover. As New. Illus. by Howman Wong.
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Indian Tribes of Hudson's River: To 1700

by Ruttenber, Edward Manning

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1992
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780910746984
Item Price
$44.00

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Saugerties NY: Hope Farm Press, 1992. (Facsimile Reprint, Volume One to 1700). Very large, sturdy softcover, glossy cream background with map of Hudson River on front, spine and back wrappers, 182 pages plus extensive index. Light crease at bottom front tip. Volume II: Light crease at bottom front tip, light crease near bottom tip of title page. . Soft Cover.… Read more
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The Strong Brown God: The Story of the Niger River

by de Gramont, Sanche; Ted Morgan

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1991
Condition
As New
ISBN
9780395567562
Item Price
$19.00

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Houghton Mifflin, 1991. Large, sturdy softcover, glossy peach front right and back wrpper, a color photo of riverbank market on front left, cream spine, 350 pages including photo section. Mint.. Soft Cover. As New.
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The Hudson: a History

by Lewis, Tom

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2005
Condition
As New
Edition
2d
Item Price
$19.00

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Yale University Press, 2005. Very large, sturdy softcover, stunning color-illustration of placid Hudson River and bluffs on front and spin, peach back wrapper with praise from New York Sun, Ken Burns, 340 pages with some illustrations. Mint.. 2d. Soft Cover. As New.
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Running the Rivers of North America: A Guide

by Wood, Peter

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
1978
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780517533147
Item Price
$5.00

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Barre Publishers, 1978. Very large softcover, glossy black wrappers with color photo at center front of canoe in white water, 296 heavy pages, maps throughout. Light surface wear to front and back wrapper edges, very slight wear at spine bottom edge. Near Very Good.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.
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Ten Days on the Chobe: a Photographic Journal at the Crossroads of History

by Haas, Robert B.

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2002
Condition
Fine
Item Price
$38.00

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SACOVA Publishing, 2002. Very large, heavy sturdy book, quality dark blue cloth, darker blue lettering very fine, red color inside covers and adjacent end papers, 184 heavy glossy pages. DJ glossy with color photo of a man in boat on sunlit river on front, spine and back right. DJ has numerous light scratches to all sides. Near Fine DJ/Very Fine… Read more
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Penobscot River Renaissance: Restoring America's Premier Atlantic Salmon Fishery

by Butler, James E.

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1992
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780892723256
Item Price
$99.00

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The Silver Quill Press, 1992. Very large oblong book, quality dark blue cloth, embossed gilt lettering very bright at bottom front and spine, light blue color inside covers and adjacent end papers, 141 heavy glossy pages including a bibliography and Index, stunning color-illustrations of Penobscot River as well as drawings throughout. A color plate of salmon flies in early end… Read more
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$99.00
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Mary Through the Centuries: Her Place in the History of Culture

by Pelikan, Jaroslav

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1996
Condition
As New
Edition
2d
ISBN
9780300069518
Item Price
$14.00

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Yale University Press, 1996. Large, sturdy book, dark blue spine, cream boards, gilt circle with initials bright at top front, bright gilt lettering on spine, 267 pages plus two-pages of biographical note, including a glossy photo section in color. DJ glossy with colorful antique illustration of the angel and Virgin Mary on front,spine, and back. DJ and book, both As… Read more
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$14.00
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The St. Lawrence Waterway Project

by Stephens, George Washington

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
1930
Condition
Fine
Edition
4th Impression
Item Price
$99.00

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Canada: Louis Carrier & Co., 1930. Sturdy, thick book, quality dark blue cloth, very bright gilt lettering and border at top front and spine, a color map of North, Central and South America from 1629 Amsterdam map, 460 lightly browned pages. Includes 4 fold-outs, one with a 2" tear to the first. Glossy illustrations as well. DJ beneath mylar, blue… Read more
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$99.00
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Blue Nile: Ethiopia's River of Magic and Mystery (Adventure Press)

by Morrell, Virginia

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
2001
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780792279518
Item Price
$5.00

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National Geographic, 2001. Larger sturdy book, blue cloth spine, cream boards, very bright red lettering on spine, ink owner's note on top of first front end paper, 324 pages plus an epilogue, includes two glossy photo sections with color. DJ glossy with illustration of blue ripples of water on front, spine and back, praise on center back with gold lettering… Read more
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At the Mercy of the River: An Exploration of the Last African Wilderness

by Stark, Peter

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2005
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$14.00

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Ballantine Books, 2005. Large, sturdy book, black spine, orange boards, very bright gilt lettering to spine, address label at top of first front end paper, ink note parallell to spine at bottom left on same page, 332 pages including glossy photo section and illustrations throughout. Several ink crossouts of obscenities on pages 9,10, 14, 148, 220 and 231. DJ glossy,… Read more
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Darkness in El Dorado: How Scientists and Journalists Devastated the Amazon

by Tierney, Patrick

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2000
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780393049220
Item Price
$35.00

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W. W. Norton, 2000. (1st edition, 1st printing) Large, sturdy, heavy book, black spine, dark green boards, bright gilt frames and intials at top front, bright bronze lettering on spine to background at spine top, 417 pages plus brief biography, includes a glossy photo section. DJ beneath mylar, glossy and colorfully designed, a photo of indigenous people at top front,… Read more
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Famous Paddle Steamers

by Hambleton, F.C.

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1948
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$16.00

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London: Percival Marshall & Co., 1948. Very large, thinner book, quality red cloth, fold-out illustration of the "Royal Eagle" attached inside back cover, 96 slightly browned heavy pages, profusely illustrated with sketches. Slight separation at spine with little damage between inside front cover and first front end paper. Dark blue lettering very fine on spine. Very Good.. First Edition. Cloth.… Read more
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$16.00
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The Clyde Passenger Steamers

by Davies, Kenneth

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
1980
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780906955055
Item Price
$19.00

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Kyle Publications, 1980. Sturdy book, quality red cloth, very bright gilt lettering on spine, red color inside covers and adjacent end papers, 280 pages, many photographs. DJ glossy red, photos of two steamers on front in white frame. DJ has very slight wear to tips, surface damage at top front edge nearer tips, very slight surface wear at spine top… Read more
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Down the Susquehanna to the Chesapeake

by Brubaker, Jack

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
2002
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780271021843
Item Price
$55.00

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Pennsylvania State University Press, 2002. Very large, heavy oblong book, quality gray cloth, blue lettering very fine on spine, dark blue-ribbed color inside covers and adjacent end papers, 277 pages, double-column for text, photos throughout. On title page in printed black lettering: "For the hospitable Hales, Jack Brubaker." DJ glossy blue background, a 19th Century photo of woman near wide… Read more
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$55.00