Titles in the American Lakes Series
Arranged alphabetically by title.


The American Lakes Series

This series was started in 1944 by The Bobbs-Merrill Company.  Its initial focus was to provide a comprehensive history of the five Great Lakes.  As the series progressed it appeared to the editor, Milo M. Quaife, and the publisher that there was a demand from the public for more titles devoted to other American Lakes.  As a result, five additional titles were added.

Copyright 2001, Town's End Books, All Rights Reserved.


 

To order any of these books please use your mouse button to click on the check box next to each book title.   Then tap the ORDER button below and that will start the secure server shopping box system.



  • Click on Image to expand
    Morgan, Dale L.:  The Great Salt Lake.  Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1947. First Edition, Limited Edition. Near fine in dark green cloth covered boards with modest rubbing to the cloth at the ends of the spine. An octavo of 9 3/8 by 5 7/8 inches. In a very good+ unclipped dust jacket with light rubbing and wear to the ends of the spine area. A special limited edition signed by the author on the decorated, tipped-in, second free end page. The 8th volume in The Lakes of America Series and one of the more difficult ones to locate. 432 pages including an index. Overall a beautiful copy! (Fitzgerald, AL2a)
    TB32992  $165.00



  • Click on Image to expand
    Van de Water, Frederic:  Lake Champlain and Lake George.  Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1946. First Limited Edition. Near fine in decorated green cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and on the front board with map end sheets. An octavo of 8 3/8 by 5 3/4 inches. In a very good+ unclipped dust jacket with shallow chipping across both ends of the spine area and several small chips to the edges of both boards. A special limited edition signed by the author on the decorated, tipped-in, second free end page. The seventh volume in The American Lakes Series edited by Milo M.Quaife. 381 pages containing an index and bibliographical notes. (Fitzgerald, AL1a)
    TB32983  $135.00



  • Click on Image to expand
    Landon, Fred:  Lake Huron.  Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1944. First Editioni, Limited Edition. Fine in decorated green cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and gilt text and decorations on the front board. with only hints of rubbing to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine. In a very good+, unclipped dust jacket with light wear and rubbing to the ends of the spine area and to the lower edge of the front panel with a 1/4 inch closed tear. Signed by the author on the special, tipped-in page immediately after the first free end sheet. The first volume in The American Lakes Series edited by Milo M. Quaife. 398 pages containing an index and bibliographical notes. Illustrations on plates from black and white photographs. (Fitzgerald, AL3a)
    TB32994  $80.00



  • Click on Image to expand
    Landon, Fred:  Lake Huron.  Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1944. Reprint. Fine in decorated green cloth covered borads with gilt text stamping on the spine and front board. In a poor, price clipped dust jacket with the lower 2" missing from the spine area and the upper 1/2" missing from the spine area and with much of the fold to the front flap missing. The first volume in The American Lakes Series edited by Milo M. Quaife. 398 pages including an index.
    TB23248  $25.00



  • Click on Image to expand
    Quaife, Milo:  Lake Michigan.  Indianapolis: The Bobb-Merrill Co., 1944. First Edition, Limited Edition. Very near fine in decorated green cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and gilt text and a gilt outline of the lake on the front board and with map end sheets. An octavo of 8 3/8 by 5 3/4 inches with light rubbing to the cloth at the corners of the head and heel of the spine and at the fore corners of the boards. In a very good+, unclipped dust jacket with very light wear to the top edge of the spine area and with two shallow chips to the lower edge of the same.and wear and the fore corners over the tips of the boards. Signed by the author on the special, tipped-in page immediately after the first free end sheet. The third volume in The American Lakes Series. 384 pages containing an index and bibliographical notes. Illustrated from black and white photographs throughout. (Fitzgerald, AL5a)
    TB32993  $95.00



  • Click on Image to expand
    Pound, Arthur:  Lake Ontario.  Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1945. First Limited Edition. Very good+ in decorated green cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and front board and with map end sheets. A small quarto of 8 3/8 by 5 7/8 inches with a very slight lean to the spine. In a very good+ unclipped dust jacket with light wear and rubbing to the ends of the spine area and with small chips at for fore corners of the panels over the tips of the boards. Signed by the author on the special, tipped-in page immediately after the first free end sheet. The fourth volume in The American Lakes Series edited byMilo M. Quaife. 384 pages including an index and bibliographical notes. (Fitzgerald, AL7a)
    TB32996  $75.00



  • Click on Image to expand
    Roberts, W. Adolphe:  Lake Pontchartrain.  Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1946. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in decorated green cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and front board. In a very near fine, unclipped dust jacket with only hints of rubbing and wear to the ends of the spine area. The sixth volume in The American Lakes Series. Edited by Milo M. Quaife. 376 pages including an index, bibliographical notes, appendices and text. (Fitzgerald, AL8)
    TB32985  $60.00






  • After you have checked off each book you wish to order (a mouse click in the small check box just above the author's name or book title will do it), please tap the ORDER button below.  You will then be taken to our secure server which will allow you to confirm the items you want and then enter the information to provide us with the details of your name, payment method and where the book(s) should be sent. 

    All books are returnable within 10 days from date of receipt; however, please call us first so that we understand your intentions.  

    Availability is subject to prior sale.