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By: Lyell, Charles
Publisher: New York:, Wiley & Putnam,: 1856.
Edition: Later Edition. This one not found in OCLC.
Seller ID: 008926
An important early work on American geology and geography. "Interesting valuable, and scientific" - Sabin. ----- "Lyell's powers of close, accurate observation, coupled with his judicious temper, render his works on America among the best of his generation" - Clark. --------- “a critic of Darwin” (ODNB). While researching for his book, his trips into the field included Canada, Richmond, Norfolk, the Dismal Swamp, Charleston, Augusta, and west to Ci... View more info
By: Brooks, Van Wyck
Publisher: New York:, E. P. Dutton & CO.,: 1940.<br>
Seller ID: 002130
Writings on the New England literary and social scenes; contents include: Dr. Holmes's Boston; Cambridge After the Civil War; The Post-War Years; The Radical Club; The Younger Generation of 1870; Howells and James; Emily Dickinson; Boston in the Nineties. Tan cloth over spine with wine red decorations and gilt titles to a wine cloth covered boards. Bindings tight and square. Text clean with a hint of toning. Previous owner's bookplate on front free end page. ... View more info
Publisher: New York / London:, Scribner,: 1937
Edition: Limited edition being number 875 out of 920
Inscription: Signed by the author.
Seller ID: 005891
Signed by the author. The author's signature and limitation notice appear after the half-title page.Beautifully illustrated history of the Hudson River and vicinity. Henry Collins Brown (1862-1961) was a Scottish-born New York historian, lecturer, and author. He was the founder of the Museum of the City of New York. He became a journalist for The New York Sun, writing about the city's history as well as its buildings. Brown also wrote several books a... View more info
By: Forbes, Allan
Publisher: New York:, Tudor Publishing Company,: 1936.<br>
Edition: First Edition, Thus.<br>
Seller ID: 005744
Two volumes printed as one in a presentation box. Profusely illustrated throughout with reproductions from old prints.No flaw to book to note. Has a gift inscription. Clean and tight. Box has light Handling wear to corners.Connecting links between cities and towns of New England and those of the same name in England Ireland and Scotland. Containing narratives, descriptions and many views some done from old prints. Also much information pertaining to the founders an... View more info
By: Forbes, Esther
Publisher: Boston:, Houghton Mifflin Company,: 1947
Edition: First Edition.
Seller ID: 005118
Green cloth boards with black titles. 9.75 inches tall, 122 pages with index. Color and b/w photography and text. Map endpages. Bindings square and tight. Light shelf handling. Dust jacket some toning apparent on inside. Minor edge wear. Small loss lower spine. Now in new clear Mylar sleeve. View more info
Publisher: Mystic, CT, U.S.A., Mystic Seaport Museum, Incorporated: 1982
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 003220
No flaws to book. Minimal wear top spine dust jacket; Now in a protective Mylar sleeve.Picturesque T Wharf was long the home of Boston's fishing industry. Henry D. Fisher created a remarkable photographic record of the fishing fleet in Boston Harbor between 1908 and 1920, when Boston was America's largest fish market. This book's 117 photographs, accompanied by an equally vivid text, recreate the fishing vessels and markets of a vanished era. The North American ... View more info
By: Jewett, Sarah O.
Publisher: New York:, Simon & Schuster Ltd.,: 1997
Seller ID: 008985
The story of a village on the coast of Maine to which a young woman comes for work during the summer in the late 1800s. She soon becomes absorbed, both by the place and the people, and here narrates some of the local tales. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf storage/handling; Still Gift Quality. Illustrated View more info
Publisher: Ogdensburg, NY:, North Country Life,: 1952.
Seller ID: 008135
A lovely stapled 40 page keepsake / travel brochure. No flaws but minimal even toning. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Centerfold drawn map. Provides information on history, attractions and amenities of the 1000 Islands region of Canada and Upstate New York. View more info
Publisher: Oregon:, Beautiful Amer Pub Co.,: 1990.
Seller ID: 008916
With more than 180 beautifully reproduced color photographs and additional drawings this is a comprehensive survey the East Coast mansions. Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling with some age-toning in gutter of front endpages. Oblong: 9.75 by 11 inches; vii, 247 pages with bibliography; index to architects, and index to houses. color illustrated. View more info
Publisher: New England, New England Council,: c1930
Seller ID: 005966
Undated, Circa 1930. Other New England Travel brochures had Eaton’s writing from 1930 and this is similar. No copies located in WorldCat/OCLC. Stapled blue heavy stock with black titles. 3-34 pages on gloss paper. Numerous b/w photographs. Light handling. Describes the vacation possibilities of New England. Includes 6 pages of contemporary booklets regarding vacationing in New England divided by state. View more info
Publisher: Manchester, N.H., Lew A. Cummings Co.,: [undated, 1921 mentioned in text]
Seller ID: 005965
Scenic Attractions. Fish and game Information. List of Hotels in the Association. Toning to all and more so to rear panel. Small loss center fold. Only one other copy located on WorldCat/OCLC.10.5 inches tall by 5.5 inches folded. 21.25 inches tall by 15.625 inches opened. 6 panels of information. View more info
Publisher: New York:, McGraw-Hill Book Company,: 1966.<br>
Edition: First Edition Second Printing
Seller ID: 008245
A two-volume set carefully covering most wildflowers common to the northeastern United States. Includes both black and white and color photos and sketches to help identify plants. Ex-library. Moderate wear, top spine band of volume 2 is pulled. Text clean. View more info
Publisher: Watertown, New York:, Santway Photo-Craft CO.,: [1938 - 1945] (see below)<br>
Seller ID: 008128
Travel / Souvenir brochure of the Thousand lakes region of the St. Lawrence River of New York State and Canada. 16 pages of color photographs, Center is a color map of region. Gently handled no flaws but minor age toning to wraps. [No date, this was produced between 1938 and 1945.; Issuing date approximated from caption of photograph of the Thousand Islands International Bridge (opened August 1938) and from cars in photograph of Kingston, Ontario.] Three copies... View more info
Publisher: Boston and New York:, Houghton, Mifflin and Company,,: 1908.<br>
Edition: First Edition, Third Printing.
Seller ID: 007718
The author's memoir of her first year of yacht travel and life aboard the Mary Ellen Mary Heaton Vorse O'Brien (1874–1966) was an American journalist, labor activist, and novelist. Vorse was outspoken and active in peace and social justice causes, such as women's suffrage, civil rights, pacifism (specifically including opposition to World War I), socialism, child labor, infant mortality, labor disputes, and affordable housing. Vorse is sometimes remembered ane... View more info
By: Wilmerding, John
Publisher: New Jersey:, Princeton University Press,: 1995.<br>
Seller ID: 004672
No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Lists 176 works which are all in some way connected with Mt. Desert Island. In a panoramic narrative John Wilmerding has brought together individual studies of the artists who painted Mount Desert Island off the Maine coast in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The figures most central to this chronology are the pioneers, Thomas Doughty, Alvan Fisher, and Thomas Cole, who generalized and romanticized nature i... View more info
By: [Author Unknown]
Publisher: USA, Maine Development Commission: Published pre-World War II; probably 1930’s.<br>
Seller ID: 006174
Travel brochure. As the piece is opened there are several relating views until full poster is reveled. Light handling wear. Hint of toning. One scuff on center seam. Published pre-World War II; probably 1930’s. NO copies located OCLC/WorldCat. Published by Maine Development Commission This title and variations have been used for many tourism related items. Date has been established only by that of similar materials in a collection. None that can be dated are af... View more info
Publisher: Boston:, Lee and Shepard,: 1903.
Edition: First Edition, First Printing. Author’s Edition.
Seller ID: 006692
Chronicling the author's many experiences as a river driver; sporting camp builder and owner; hunter and fisherman and steam boat captain in the Rangeley, Maine area. Contains some "Old-time Lumberjacking Songs". Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Some hand-soiling. 8vo; 230 pages,  leaves of plates : illustrations ; 19 cm, 7.5 inches. REF: OCLC: 25456349; Annual American Catalog, 1900-19... View more info
Publisher: New York:, Alfred A. Knopf,: 1965.<br>
Edition: First Edition - First Printing.<br>
Seller ID: 005510
"This is a nature book whose setting is the rivers, lakes, and rocky shores of the state of Maine-it is a wilderness book, a canoe-and-portage travel boom, a fresh-and salt-water book of backwoods lore and yarns, with the Allagash, Penobscot, Moosehead, Kennebec, Sagadahoc, and Scarborough as only a part of the backdrop." From the dust jacket. Book is without flaw but for name on front free endpage. Dust jacket with price has light shelf handling. Minor sunning to spi... View more info
Publisher: New York:, The Macmillan Company,: 1906
Edition: First Edition – First Printing.
Seller ID: 005526
Green cloth covered boards with Stamped titles in gilt and decorations. Top edge gilt. Bindings square and tight. Light handling/shelf wear, corners minor bumps. Bookplate on front paste-down. 8 inches tall; 429 pages with index plus publisher adverts. Illustrated with photos and drawings. View more info
Publisher: Boston, L.G. Treadway Service Corporation: c1930
Seller ID: 006057
A beautiful book detailing a service that no longer exists and descriptions of wonderful inns, some still in operation. 13 inns described; each with a wood-engraved illustration. Center is a map showing all locations. Stapled paper wraps with titles and decoration in black. Light sun-fading on edges. 22 unnumbered pages. Clean and tight; only flaw is light sunning. No copies found. OCLC / WorldCat. [no date: circa 1930’s]. Based on time of o... View more info