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VIEWS OF DULUTH, MINN.
1 VIEWS OF DULUTH, MINN.
Toronto / Duluth, Minn. W.G. MacFarlane for S.H. Knox & Co. 1910 Stapled in Wraps Fair 
Unpaginated (40 pp excluding covers), oblong (7" H x 9" D), purple paper covers with decorative gilt lettering on front. Undated, but c1910. One page of introductory text followed by captioned b&w photographs of streetscapes, schools, churches, commercial buildings, parks, docks, shipping, industries, scenery, etc. Some pages have two or more images. Interior - most pages have soft creases at top/bottom corner, soiling at top/bottom corners of first page with a tiny corner repair at bottom corner. Exterior - wear at top/bottom of spine icluding a 1/2" tear at bottom of spine, heavy fading to colour at edges of covers and on spine, soft corner creases on covers, one very small edge tear on front cover - archivally taped, a few very small stains on covers. 
Price: 55.00 USD
 
 
2 Ball, Norman R., senior editor. Preface by William D. Hurst. (Phyllis Rose, Larry McNally, Paul-Andre Linteau, Christopher Andreae, Robert Passfield, A.A. Den Otter, Arnold Roos, Letty Anderson, Douglas Baldwin, Mark Fram, Jean Simonton, et al.) BUILDING CANADA: A HISTORY OF PUBLIC WORKS.
Toronto University of Toronto Press 1988 0802034497 / 9780802034496 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 
336 pp, small 4to (10 1/4" H). B&w photographs, reproductions. "(T)ells the story of the public works that helped to transform Canada from wilderness to a modern country." Contents: Bridges; Roads, Streets, and Highways; Urban Mass Transit; Railways; Waterways; Irrigation and Flood Control; Electricity; Sewerage; Solid Waste; Public Buildings; Airports; Building Cities. Minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has very minor edge wear/wrinkling, very light rubbing on rear panel, a few tiny dents on rear hinge. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
"A SUFFICIENT QUANTITY OF PURE AND WHOLESOME WATER":  THE STORY OF HAMILTON'S OLD PUMPHOUSE., James, William and James, Evelyn M.
3 James, William and James, Evelyn M. "A SUFFICIENT QUANTITY OF PURE AND WHOLESOME WATER": THE STORY OF HAMILTON'S OLD PUMPHOUSE.
Phelps, London, Ontario, 1978, first edition. 
151 pp, large 8vo (9" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w photographs, reproductions. "The first Hamilton Water Works system was built about 120 years ago (at time of printing) to supply the citizens of an ambitious city with sufficient clean water . The construction followed years of epidemics, fires, dust, and political intrigue. The pumping machinery, erected by Keefer, Gartshore, and McFarlane was among the finest of its day and still exists in nearly original condition in a beau t i f u l s t one building. This book tells the story of the intrigues, personalities, and problems involved in the construction of this outstanding monument to the industrial growth of Canada." Very light browning to edges of text block, minor s oi li ng , mi n or w rinkling at top/bottom of spine previous owner's small ink stamp on front endpapers. Dust jacket has small chips and tears at top/bottom of hinges and flap-folds, browning on spine, flap-folds and some edges, color offset fron sp ine . Ve ry Go od/ Goo d+ 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
MANUAL OF SEAMANSHIP VOLUME III.  B.R. 67 (3/51), N/A
4 N/A MANUAL OF SEAMANSHIP VOLUME III. B.R. 67 (3/51)
Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London,1954. 
484 pp, large 8vo (9 3/4" H), hard cover (dark blue cloth with gold lettering on spine and front board, gold emblem on front board) - no dust jacket. "Volume III, herewith, comprises information on the more advanced aspects of seamanship, and is in tended as a book of reference for seamen of experience." Chapter headings: Officer-of-the-Watch in Harbour; Officer-of-the-Watch at Sea; Rule of the Road; Manoeuvring in Company; Handling Ships in Narrow Waters; Handling Ships in Heavy Wea t h e r ; T owing at Sea; Moorings; Salvage Operations; Wreck Dispersal; Extempore Handling of Heavy Weights; Fire-Fighting; Abandoning Ship, Survival, and Rescue; Warship Construction; Pumping and Ventilating Systems of a Warship; Equipment and Ma in te na nc e o f Warships; Types and Design of Merchant Ships, and Tonnage Measurements; Ship Stability; Cargo Stowage; Appendix: Dimensions and Strengths of Nylon Rope and of Common Rigging Fittings; Index. Previous owner's name inked out on fron t p ast edo wn, s ma ll light soiling mark on bottom of text block, very light edge wear - small bump/scuff on front edge of front board, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, light rubbing - small shallow dint on rear board, slight loss of gold let teri ng o n sp ine . Ver y Good- 
Price: 35.00 USD
 


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