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CANADA. Department of Public Works.
Georgian Bay Ship Canal. Report upon Survey, With Plans and Estimates of Cost, 1908.
Tenafly, New Jersey, U.S.A.:  Ottawa. King's Printer. 1909.,  8vo. 26.5cm, xxii,601p., with 26 colour folding maps, 6 plates, 22 illustrations, 9 graphs, original printed grey wraps, expertly restored, fine thus /Together With: Typical Views on the Projected Route. Ottawa. 1909. 26.5cm, being 24 folding panoramic views, original brick brown pebbled cloth, gilt titles, near fine /Together With: List of Plates Accompanying Report. [Ottawa. C.H. Parmelee. 1909]. 8vo. 26.5cm, in 3 slip case, printed grey paper over boards, containing 56 large folding maps and plans, near fine, a rare set (ds5) Complete sets of this famous report have always been scarce. This survey includes characteristics of the route and details of the project; channels; locks, dams, bridges, etc. As well there are detailed descriptions of locations and places in the projected route; Montreal to Des Joachims via the Ottawa river to Georgian Bay. An exhaustive study it covered every detail including water levels, storage and supply, flow etc and considered lumber interests and floating of logs; distances, time of transit; terminal harbours, length of the navigation season, time of construction; unit prices; detailed estimates of cost and summaries, with estimate plans; maintenance; barge canal vs. ship canal; conclusions and acknowledgments
$349.99                          Book Number: 7537                         Order / Enquire

CANADA. (Dept. Railway & Canals).
Annual Report of the Department of Railway and Canals, for the fiscal year from July 1, 1904 to June 30, 1905.
Ottawa. Printed by S.E. Dawson, King's Printer. 1906.,  24.5cm, complete in one volume, lxix,47,208,78,21,8p. folding table, original printed blue wraps, spine edges frayed, otherwise very good (S3.9) Part 1 - Accountants. Part II - Sketch maps of Dominion Railways and Canals and Report of the Chief Engineer. Part III. Railway Subsidies. Part IV. Miscellaneous Statements.
$17.50                          Book Number: 14544                         Order / Enquire

CANADA. Geological Survey.
Plans of Various Lakes and Rivers between LakeHuron and The River Ottawa, to accompany the Geological Reports for 1853-54-55-56.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Toronto. Printed by John Lovell. 1857.,  folio. 30cm, with 22 large folding maps, in theoriginal quarter backed maroon roan & cloth boards with red morocco leather label on theupper cover with titles in gilt frame borders, some wear on the edges, very good to fine.(on) "The maps are on eleven lithographed sheets showing the explorations of theMuskoka, the Petewahweh, the Bonne-Chere, the South-West Branch of the Madawaska, and theSources of the Ottonabee; one of them a large one, illustrating Lake Nipissing and severalrivers of the surrounding country. All the maps are required for the proper understandingof the reports". - W.E. Logan, from the introduction.
$250.00    Book Number: 36686         Order / Enquire

CANADA. Georgian Bay Canal.
Report, Etc. of the SpecialCommittee of the Senate of Canada upon the Feasibility and Advantages ofa Water-way connecting Lake Huron with the St. Lawrence via The OttawaRiver - The Montreal, Ottawa and Georgian Bay Canal.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Ottawa. Queen'sPrinter. 1898.,  25cm, 51p., printed wraps, (on)
$50.00                          Book Number: 31607                         Order / Enquire

The Canadian Pacific Quadruple-screwAtlantic Liner & Pleasure-cruising Steamship. "Empress of Britain".42,348 tons gross. Britain's Largest Post-war Steamship. Souvenir Numberof The Shipbuilder & Marine Engine-Builder, May 1931.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London, Newcastle-on-Tyne. 1931.,  Folio. 33cm, 132p., extensively illustrated, plates andillustrations, colour plates, detailed engineer drawings and layouts,(some folding), in the original light grained blue cloth, gilt titles onthe upper cover, one small unobtrusive spill stain on the upper coverotherwise a fine copy, rare. (Cgc)
$600.00                          Book Number: 36006                         Order / Enquire

The Story of the Chignecto Barrier.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  N.p. Chignecto Canal Committee. [1946].,  25cm, 19p., double-page map, charts, illustrated patterned card white wraps, near fine. Arguments of a for the construction of a canal across the Isthmus of Chignecto, the neck of land, 18 miles wide, joining Nova Scotia and New Brunswick.
$10.00                          Book Number: 28580                         Order / Enquire

COMBINED Production and Resources Board.
The Impact of the War on Civilian Consumption. In the United Kingdom, the U
Washington. U.S. Government Printing Office. September,1945.,  23cm, 157p., numerous tables, notes, appendices, brown printed wraps, fine.(ds25.2). - A major international study of the physical volume of goods and services passing into the hands of civilian consumers during World War Two. Mr. J.F. Parkinson, of the Wartime Prices and Trade Board, coordinated the various Canadian agencies on the material dealing with Canada and the book includes a complimentary note signed by him.
$10.50                          Book Number: 18728                         Order / Enquire

COWIE, Frederick William
Transportation Routes in Canada and their Relation to Enduring Production. Read before the Montreal Branch of the Engineering Institute of Canada, April 19th, 1923. (cover title).
Montreal. The Engineering Institute of Canada. 1923.,  22.5cm, 24p., some annotating, beige printed wraps, very good, Author's Signed Presentation copy (N12)
$14.00                          Book Number: 11769                         Order / Enquire

DAUMAS, Maurice (Edited & with an introduction by).
A History of Technology and Invention. Progress Through the Ages. Volume I: The Origins of Technological Civilization. Volume II: The First Stages of Mechanization. Translated by Eileen B. Hennessy.
New York. Crown Publishers, Inc. 1969.,  tall8vo. 26cm, first English edition, 596 & 694pp., illustrated with hundreds of photographs, drawings & diagrams, bibliographies, indexes, brown cloth, gilt spine titles, fine in fine jackets Originally published in French in 1964 as "Histoire Generale des Techniques". Daumas was the Curator of the Museum of the National Conservatory of Arts and Crafts, Paris. These are the first two volumes of a four volume set. Volume One traces technological evolution around the Mediterranean basin from Mesopotamia to the Islamic world at the height of the Byzantine Empire, and including Egypt, Greece, and Rome. Volume Two describes in historical context all the technological discoveries made throughout the world from the middle of the fifteenth to the middle of eighteenth century.
$87.50                          Book Number: 13034                         Order / Enquire

Canada on Wheels: A Portfolio of Early Canadian Cars.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Canada. Oberon Press. 1970.,  31cm, np, with illustrations including (some colour), ads, green cloth with gilt titles, jacket has tape stains on rear panel, otherwise a fine copy in a very good jacket (s15)
$15.00                          Book Number: 29224                         Order / Enquire

DE LARDI, Alfred A (Compiled and Edited by)
Ships And Water. Arranged by Heyworth Campbell. Foreword by Joseph C. Lincoln.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Philadelphia. David McKay Co. 1938.,  30cm, no pagination, 91 plates and illustrations, spiral bound, a very good to fine copy (s15)
$12.50                          Book Number: 27708                         Order / Enquire

DUMONT, Pierre
French Cars from 1920 to 1925.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London. Frederick Warne. 1978.,  22.5cm, first english translation, 197p., plates and illustrations from photographs, previous owner's inscription on the title page, blue laminate pictorial boards, a very good copy (s15)
$20.00                          Book Number: 20377                         Order / Enquire

FINLAY Patrick (editor).
Jane's Freight Containers. Ports, Operators, Manufacturers. 1973-74. Sixth edition.
London. Jane's Yearbooks. n.d. (1973.),  sm folio, 31.5cm., 38,662p., extensively illustrated, blue cloth, fine in very good to fine jacket (s15). The world wide survey of "containerisation".
$70.00                          Book Number: 11277                         Order / Enquire

A Looking-Glass for Tasmania. Letters, Petitions and Other Manuscripts relating to Van Diemen's Land 1808-1845.Transcribed by Eustace Fitz Symonds with a Number of Original LeavesReproduced.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Adelaide. Sullivan's Cove. 1980.,  Folio. 31 cm, number 202of a limited edition of 400 copies (reduced from 1000 with emendedinsert laid-in), 39 facsimile plates including frontis, index, navy bluecloth, gilt spine title, in publisher's red title band, fine. (tr) Letters, convict conduct records, and depositions made beforemagistrates relating to the period when Van Dieman's Land was theprincipal penal colony in what is now Australia. Sir John Franklin wasthe Lieutenant-Governor of the Colony from 1837-1843 and one interestingletter is by Lady Franklin entitled "Catching Snakes". Van Diemen's Landwas renamed Tasmania in 1856.
$200.00    Book Number: 36905         Order / Enquire

Railway Nationalization in Canada. The Problem of The Canadian National Railways.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Toronto. Macmillan. 1935.,  8vo, 23cm, 358p., bibliography, index, blue cloth, bit dust worn, spine titles faded, a very good sound copy (cnds).
$17.50                          Book Number: 26416                         Order / Enquire

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