Hardcover, red cloth in publisher’s dust-jacket. 300 pages. First edition. A biography of Josiah White, the ‘fighting Quaker’, the inventor responsible “Bear Trap Lock” and other transportation innovations that opened up rivers and canals to be exploited as the superhighways of their day. No previous ownership marks. Dust-jacket age soiled and worn. Book is clean, square and unmarked. Very good in a fair dust-jacket.