Lot #33/07 Four books on travel & rivers
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Lot #33/07 Four books on travel & rivers A thousand mile walk to the gulf by John Muir. An account of a famous, walk done by an American naturalist in 1867. He walked from Indianapolis, through Kentucky, Georgia & Florida to the Gulf of Mexico, describing the natural features,etc., encountered along the way. Dunwoody [USA], Norman S. Berg Publisher, (c. 197-?). Reprint. 8vo. Cloth. Dust jacket. Pp. xvi,(i),220, plates, portrait, facsimiles, map. Dust jacket edge-worn, with slight chipping, ownership details (dated 1976), light foxing. Good+ …. together with …. Look down that winding river: an informal profile of the Mississippi by Ben Lucien Burman …. with a foreword by John K. Hutchens …. illustrations by Alice Caddy. The author of a number of books on the Mississippi, looks at the early glamour days of steamboats on the river. New York, Taplinger Publishing Co., 1973. Third printing. 8vo. Hardcover. Dust jacket. Pp. 192, sketches. Dust jacket price-clipped, browned, cover corners bumped, ownership details inside front cover. Good+ …. together with .… White water: the Colorado jet boat expedition, 1960 by Joyce Hamilton. A mixed NewZealand / USA team try out a new form of boat propulsion against the rapids of the mighty Colorado in the USA. Book written by one of the party’s wives. Christchurch [New Zealand], Caxton Press, 1963. Reprint. 8vo. Hardcover. Dust jacket. Pp. 259, colour frontispiece, black / white photo-plates, diagram, end-paper map. Price-clipped dust jacket a bit worn, ownership details inside front cover, foxing. Good+…. together with .… The river men by Margaret & Colin Kerr . A fairly basic history of riverboats on navigable rivers in Australia, mainly in Victorian times. Adelaide, Rigby Ltd., 1975.First edition. 8vo. Hardcover. Dust jacket. Pp. 63, colour plates, black / white photos & illustrations, portraits. Dust jacket a bit rubbed, torn at bottom, ownership details inside front coverlight browning. Four books sold as a collection Reserve price:R180.00 bids welcome BUY NOW [The first bidder to bid the buy now amount wins this lot] @ R260.00

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