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The Romantic Story of the Puritan Fathers - And Their Founding of New Boston and the Massachusetts Bay Colony, Addison, Albert Christopher
1 The Romantic Story of the Puritan Fathers - And Their Founding of New Boston and the Massachusetts Bay Colony
Addison, Albert Christopher
Boston L. C. Page & Company 1912 Stated First Impression Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket 
First Edition, first impression. Clean decorated American trade binding. Gray cloth boards with gold, white and black sailing ships and seagulls, gold lettering decorating cover; gold lettering and sailing ship on spine. Two very small (pin head size) spots to rear board. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top edges. Clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Frontis portrait of Joseph Cotton with clean tissue guard (total of 48 illustrations). All pages have green decorative border, including index pages. 243 pages. 022757

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2 New England and the Sea
Albion, Robert G.; Baker, William A.; Labaree, Benjamin Woods
Published for the Marine Historical Association, Mystic Seaport, by Wesleyan University Press 1972 0-8195-4052-8 / 9780819540522 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean gray cloth boards with red title box, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. Maps on endpapers. Illustrated with photographs, drawings & maps. 299 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover.New England. 009225

Price: 25.00 USD
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From Candlelight to Satellite, Atherton, Grace H.
3 From Candlelight to Satellite
Atherton, Grace H.
New Orleans Pelican 1959 First Edition Hard Cover Good Good Jacket Signed
Clean blue cloth boards with darker blue lettering on cover and spine. Some fading to spine and edges; no fraying. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Beautifully inscribed and SIGNED BY AUTHOR on frontfly leaf: "Marjorie R. Jackson - Years pass but memories remain, we share many! - Grace H. Atherton - 1961". Small return address sticker of Mrs. Herber W. Jackson of Boston, Massachusetts on front free and fixed endpaper. 212 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has light soiling (water marks) to spine, small edge chips at top edge of front and rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Written with charm and literary skill by one who has seen the world turned topsy-turvy during her ninety years, this book brings back to us the customs and ways of life before World War I. 8vo. History. 014908

Price: 25.00 USD
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Old New England Churches - And Their Children, Bacon, Dolores
4 Old New England Churches - And Their Children
Bacon, Dolores
New York Doubleday, Page & Company 1906 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition clean decorated American trade binding. Red ribbed cloth boards with gold church and tree decoration on cover with double ruled line border and gold lettering on cover and spine. No fading, tiny points of corner wear, gold lettering on spine has some wear but still legible. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Frontis photograph of the spire of the Old South Church, Boston, with printed tissue guard; 33 additional photographic plates of New England churches. 442 pages. 021983

Price: 40.00 USD
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The Winter People: A Return to Cape Cod, Barnard, Charles N.
5 The Winter People: A Return to Cape Cod
Barnard, Charles N.
New York Dodd, Mead 1973 0396067808 / 9780396067801 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in fine condition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean brown cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean golden cream endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated chapter headings. 173 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A lovely book. Author seeks the beauty of Cape Cod in the winter season, and discovers the people one may see but never know in the summer - the cranberry farmer, the fishing boat captain, the lighthouse keeper, the shellfish warden. Conversationally, they took him in, opened doors on stormy nights, made him understand things that summer people may never see and nevr know about the place they love. 025158

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6 Pilgrim House By the Sea
Bartlett, Robert M.
North Quincy, MA Christopher Publishing House 1973 1-8158-0298-6 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Jan Norton, Illustrator 
Very clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 327 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has small (1/4") closed tear at top rear spine corner, very tiny chip at base of rear panel (size of grain of rice or smaller), slight wear at top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A midwestern college professor and his family restore a house built by the Pilgrims after inheriting it from Great Aunt Phoebe. 8vo. New England. 009726

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Yankee Auctioneer, Bean, George H.
7 Yankee Auctioneer
Bean, George H.
Boston Little Brown 1948 Later Printing Hard Cover Very Good Good Jacket Signed
Later printing, signed by author. Unfaded red cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear, faint hint of soiling. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed on front free endpaper: "Signed for Ethel L. Avery by George H. Bean - July 25, 1949." Light foxing to endpapers. 247 pgs. Color illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, unfaded, with 2" wide chip at top left corner edge, max. depth of 1-1/2", small rear top corner chip, corner wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The autobiography of George Bean, famous New England auctioneer. Filled with salty humor and tips on what it takes to be a successful auctioneer. Approx 8" x 6". Biography. 016900

Price: 30.00 USD
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Between Wind and Water, Brace, Gerald Warner
8 Between Wind and Water
Brace, Gerald Warner
New York W. W. Norton 1966 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition, with full number line on copyright page. Clean unfaded turquoise cloth boards with gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean gold endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 219 pgs. with illustrations by the author. Clean dustjacket is price clipped, has very slight wear and a few tiny closed edge tears at top and bottom spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A book about the coast of Maine by an author who has sixty years of living and sailing along the Maine coast. 017670

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Old England and New England, In A Series of Views Taken on the Spot (Two volumes of the London edition complete in one), Bunn, Alfred
9 Old England and New England, In A Series of Views Taken on the Spot (Two volumes of the London edition complete in one)
Bunn, Alfred
Philadelphia A. Hart, Late Carey and Hart 1853 First American Edition, First printing Hardcover Good+ No Dust jacket 
Green cloth boards decorated on front and rear boards and spine with blind-stamping, gold lettering on spine. Spine title: Alfred Bunn in America. Very light soiling. 1/4" loss to cloth at base of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Text pages are clean (some dust-speckling to text block edges). Fold-out statistic sheet on Lowell manufacturers. 315 pp. 020775

Price: 30.00 USD
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Maine Magic, Caldwell, Bill
10 Maine Magic
Caldwell, Bill
Portland, Maine Guy Gannett 1978 0-930096-03-7 / 9780930096038 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying; hint of lightest surface wear to cloth at base spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Endpapers illustrated with maps (previous owner name at top of front free endpaper). 334 pgs. illustrated with drawings and photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with very short closed edge tear at base of front flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. In about 80 varied, vivid stories, MAINE MAGIC takes you on enchanting trips to remote, offshore islands, to country fairs, to surprising places in Maine which few writers see so intimately and report so magically as Bill Caldwell. 8vo. Maine. 015411

Price: 10.00 USD
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To Remember Forever, Carroll, Gladys Hasty
11 To Remember Forever
Carroll, Gladys Hasty
Boston/Toronto Little Brown 1963 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean ivory boards with bright gold stamped lettering on cover, red title box with bright gold stamped lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 306 pgs. Clean bright DUSTJACKET is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel of college students living in New England between the two World Wars. 8vo. Fiction. 012841

Price: 15.00 USD
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The White Gate: Adventures in the Imagination of a Child, Chase, Mary Ellen
12 The White Gate: Adventures in the Imagination of a Child
Chase, Mary Ellen
New York W. W. Norton & Co. 1954 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Nora S. Unwin, Illustrator 
Clean blue and white patterned boards with blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean decorated endpapers with very small previous owner initials and date on front free endpaper. 185 pgs. Illustrated with drawings. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear and a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author's reminiscences of a childhood in Maine. 015235

Price: 15.00 USD
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Maine is in My Heart, Clark, William M.
13 Maine is in My Heart
Clark, William M.
New York David McKay Company, Inc. 1964 First edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, SIGNED by author. Clean unfaded blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Signed "William M. Clark" on front free endpaper; no other marks. 273 pgs. Introduction by Gladys Hasty Carroll. Clean dustjacket is price clipped at top corner of front inside flap, unchipped, with one very short closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of the upriver lands of Maine, particularly Cedar River, and its independent people. 017637

Price: 25.00 USD
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Mystic Seaport: The Age of Sail, Colby, Jean Poindexter
14 Mystic Seaport: The Age of Sail
Colby, Jean Poindexter
New York Hastings House 1970 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Jacket Signed
First Edition, signed by author. Clean unfaded orange-red cloth boards with black lettering and decoration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Boldly signed by author on front free endpaper. No previous owner names, writing or marks. 96 pgs. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has tiny corner chips at top spine edge, very slight rubbing, 1-1/2" closed edge tear at base front flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 6-1/4" x 9-1/4". New England. 017346

Price: 15.00 USD
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15 A House Called Memory: A Distinctive Memoir of a Boyhood in New England
Collier, Richard
New York E. P. Dutton 1961 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean blue-gray cloth boards with black lettering on spine. One tiny spot of wear at bottom edge of front board. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean. No names or bookplates. 190 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edgewear, small closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Biography. 008737

Price: 10.00 USD
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Winter in Vermont, Crane, Charles Edward
16 Winter in Vermont
Crane, Charles Edward
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1941 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated "First Edition" in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Clean gray cloth boards with blue and red snowflake decoration on cover, blue line border, red lettering on spine with blue decoration. No bumping, fading or fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with some browning to endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. A few articles on Vermont are laid in. Fold-out map near front of book is clean, bright and in excellent condition. Illustrated with beautiful black and white photographs throughout. 304 pages plus acknowledgements, index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), a few short closed edge tears and tiny edge nicks. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A gorgeous book with delightful picture of what it means to live in Vermont during winter through text and magnificent photographs. 024533

Price: 35.00 USD
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17 Romantic Days in Old Boston
Crawford, Mary Caroline
Boston Little Brown 1910 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Ex-library with light library markings. Clean green cloth boards with paste-on illustration (portrait) on cover (unchipped), gilt decoration, white lettering. Light wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Gilt top page edges. 411 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. 8vo. Massachusetts. 007962

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Regulators, Degenhard, William
18 The Regulators
Degenhard, William
New York Dial Press 1943 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with black title box, yellow lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 598 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears, very slight small abrasion on spine (smaller than a navy bean). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A very clean and solid collectible first edition. 011413

Price: 50.00 USD
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The Waterbury Record - More Vermont Memories, Duffus, R. L.
19 The Waterbury Record - More Vermont Memories
Duffus, R. L.
New York W. W. Norton 1959 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean black boards with brick red spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean with clean photographic endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 272 pp. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap), very small chips at spine corners, one short closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020588

Price: 20.00 USD
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20 The Black Book
Durrell, Lawrence
New York E. P. Dutton 1960 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First American Edition (Stated "First Edition" on copyright page). Clean unfaded black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Slight bumping at base of spine, corners are sharp, no fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers (slightest hint of foxing to endpapers); no names, writing or bookplates. 250 pgs. Unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped (4.95 on front inside flap); has very slight edge wear at top and bottom spine edges, short closed tear at top corner of front flap fold (under 1/2"). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Highly acclaimed novel written in 1936 when the author was twenty-four years old, but unavailable in England or the United States until the publication of this book in 1960. The setting is a modering residential hotel in London which shelters a group of strange, impassioned people--sensualists, idealists, self-searchers, sex-seekers. They are seen through the eyes of Lawrence Lucifer, the young narrator, who has moved into the hotel for the winter. Approx. 6" x 8". Fiction. 017275

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