709. Mississippi Steamboat Man. The Story of Henry Miller Shreve.
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(Walker’s American History Series for Young People) By Edith McCall. Hardcover with plastic covered cover. 115 pages. First edition, published in 1986. Illustrated with photographs and engravings. Action packed and filled with fascinating details about early navigation on the Ohio and Mississippi rivers this book is the story of an American who had an inventive mind and plenty of persistent. Without the wealth and the political power held by his opponents, Henry Shreve did more than any other person to improve Transportation on America’s inland waterways. Good, clean copy, with original dust jacket. Library donation; never circulated.