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Fifty years on the Mississippi; or, Gould's history of river navigation

Gould, E. W.

Published by Long's College Book Co., Columbus, Ohio, 1951
Condition: Very Good+ Hardcover
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Fifty years on the Mississippi; or, Gould's history of river navigation. Containing a history of the introduction of steam as a propelling power on ocean, lakes and rivers--the first steamboats on the Hudson, the Delaware, and the Ohio rivers--navigation of western rivers before the introduction of steam--character of the early navigators--description of first steamboats--steamboat New Orleans in 1811, and sixty consecutive boats, when and where built--their effect upon the settlement of the valley of the Mississippi--character and speed of boats at different periods--appropriations by Congress for the improvement of western water ways-- floods in the Mississippi valley for 150 years--Mississippi river commission and its work By E. W. Gould; Long's College Book Co. Columbus, OH. 1951 (reprint). This book is hard-bound in burgundy blind-stamped cloth, with gilt printing to the front cover and spine. The binding is solid and tight. The contents are bright and clean with some illustrations at the rear. Beautiful fresh bright. Bookseller Inventory # 72490

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Title: Fifty years on the Mississippi; or, Gould's ...

Publisher: Long's College Book Co., Columbus, Ohio

Publication Date: 1951

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good+

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