The Keelboat Age on Western Waters

By: BALDWIN, Leland D.

Price: $15.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Fine


This book tells the story of river boating in the west before the invention of the steamboat. Recreates life on the keelboats and flatboats that ran the Ohio, Mississippi, and other rivers from revolutionary days until about 1820. xiv, 268pp, illustrated, chapter decoration by Harvey Cushman. Originally published in 1941, and dated thus on the title page, but this is a reprint dating to c1980. Bright, clean, unmarke interior. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth boards. The price-clipped dustjacket is also bright and cleean with a somewhat darkened spine and minor wear along the spine edges. Unpacked weight, 609g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Images always available. Shipped well packed. [Maximum postage to anywhere within Canada is now approx US$15.00- up to 5kg total weight, boxed, insured, trackable and faster than regular parcels. Less will be charged if rates indicate].

Title: The Keelboat Age on Western Waters

Author Name: BALDWIN, Leland D.

Illustrator: Harvey B. Cushman

Categories: USA - History , Politics, Topography, Maritime, Nautical, Naval, History - General,

Edition: Reprint of 1941

Publisher: Pittsburg, PA, University of Pittsburgh Press:

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Good VG

Type: Hardcover

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 222

Keywords: KEELBOATS RIVER TRAVEL SHIPPING BOATS MISSISSIPPI