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The Keelboat Age on Western Waters

By: Baldwin, Leland D.

Price: $6.75  $6.08

Publisher: Pittsburgh, PA, U.S.A.: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1980: 1980

Seller ID: 060261

ISBN: 0822953196

Condition: Very Good


This book tells the story of river boating in the West before the invention of the steamboat. In a deft combination of thorough research and interesting narrative, Baldwin recreates life on the keelboats and flatboats that plied the Ohio, Mississippi, and other rivers from revolutionary days until about 1820. No one knows who put the first keel along the bottom of one big, clumsy river craft used by the pioneers. but the change made the boats far easier to manage, and travel in both directions became practical all the way to New Orleans. Baldwin examines the many types of craft in use, the... View more info

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The Keelboat Age on Western Waters

By: Baldwin, Leland D.

Price: $6.75  $6.08

Publisher: Pittsburgh, PA, U.S.A.: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1980: 1980

Seller ID: 001588

ISBN: 0822953196

Condition: Very Good


Minor wear around the edges. Binding tight, pages unmarked. View more info

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The Keelboat Age on Western Waters

By: Baldwin, Leland D.

Price: $6.75  $6.08

Publisher: U. of Pittsburg Press Pittsburgh 1980: 1980

Seller ID: 006918I

ISBN: 0822953196


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