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The Waterbury Record - More Vermont Memories, Duffus, R. L.
21 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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22 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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North By Northeast, Ellis, Ray and Walter Cronkite
23 North By Northeast
Ellis, Ray and Walter Cronkite
Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.A. Oxmoor House 1986 0-8487-0641-2 / 9780848706418 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Ray Ellis, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition. Clean teal blue cloth boards with blind-stamped lighthouse on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 118 pgs. Beautifully illustrated with watercolors by Ray Ellis, and water color print laid in by Ray Ellis (11 x 14 - "Underweigh at Dawn"). Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, unfaded, with one tiny closed tear to rear flap top fold (1/16"), corner price clip to top corner of front inside flap. 12-1/2" x 15-1/2". New England. 016149

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Massachusetts: The Anatomy of Quality, Farmer, Gene
24 Massachusetts: The Anatomy of Quality
Farmer, Gene
Massachusetts Republican Publishing Committee 1967 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Slipcase Jacket Photographs By Ted Polumbaum 
Clean ivory cloth boards with clean black cloth spine, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean olive green endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 128 pgs. Illustrated with color photographs. Beige slipcase with color paste-on label is sturdy, uncracked, with one tiny nick to bottom edge, hint of very light soiling. 9" x 11-1/2". Massachusetts. 017050

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Pilgrim Shore, Garrett, Edmund H.
25 The Pilgrim Shore
Garrett, Edmund H.
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1900 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Clean decorated binding - blue-gray cloth boards with gold ship and seashell decoration, decorative border, gold lettering on cover, gold lettering and small decorations on spine. Small spot of wear to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrations by the author, including color frontis illustration with clean tissue guard, many black and white drawings and page decorations throughout - all clean and bright. 234 pages. A beautiful little book about New England, particularly the South Shore of Massachusetts Bay...the land of the Pilgrims. With lovely drawings by the author of people and places in towns such as Quincy, Dorchester, Weymouth, Cohasset, Plymouth, and more. 021382

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Nature and Character at Granite Bay, Goodsell, Daniel A.
26 Nature and Character at Granite Bay
Goodsell, Daniel A.
New York Eaton & Mains 1901 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding. Moss green cloth boards with elaborate gold fish and sealife decoration on cover, gold stamped lettering on cover and spine, with small gold seashell on spine. Slightest hint of soiling. Small bump at top of rear board edge. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Previous owner inscription dated 1902 is neatly penned on front free endpaper. Frontispiece illustration with clean tissue guard. Photo illustrations throughout (22 total). 219 pages. Author's experiences in nature and with coastal citizens at Granite Bay, where less than 100 miles from New York City Granite Bay opens into the greatest width of Long Island Sound. 025364

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27 Neither Hay Nor Grass
Gould, John
New York William Morrow & Co. 1951 First edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket F. Wenderoth Saunders, Illustrator 
First Edition. Clean green cloth boards with black lettering on spine, black author initials on cover. Hint of slightest surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 216 pgs. with illustrations by F. Wenderoth Saunders. Clean unfaded color illustrated dustjacket is price clipped at top corner of front inside flap, has one small curved closed tear at top spine edge (1"), small tape reinforcement to fold and spine edges on reverse side of dustjacket (no tears there), tiny chip at rear panel corner near spine edge. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Dry Yankee humor and the happy glow of warm family relationships and farm life in New England. 017939

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There Goes Maine!: A Somewhat History, Sort Of, of the Pine Tree State, Gould, John
28 There Goes Maine!: A Somewhat History, Sort Of, of the Pine Tree State
Gould, John
New York W. W. Norton & Company 1990 0393028348 / 9780393028348 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by the author, in unchipped jacket. Clean moss green boards with green cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed on front free endpaper by author: "For Jean Hartsock-Palmer with everything good! - John Gould - 1990." 268 pp. Dustjacket is unchipped, small price clip to upper corner of front inside flap, light soiling to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Maine's nationally acclaimed chronicler, John Gould, presents an irreverent, vastly entertaining account of the impact of Maine on the history of North America. 020545

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Headlands, Graham, Rachel
29 Headlands
Graham, Rachel
Francestown, NH Golden Quill Press 1960 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Clean green cloth boards with maroon cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front free endpaper: "For Ethel Walters Goodwin, remembering Maine - Rachel Graham Hess - June 1960" Dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears, with some light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Also enclosed are a SIGNED letter from the author to Ethel Walters Goodwin, and printed pamphlet from the publisher about the author and the book. 015287

Price: 25.00 USD
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A New England Boyhood, Hale, Edward Everett
30 A New England Boyhood
Hale, Edward Everett
New York Cassell Publishing 1893 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket 
Clean decorated American trade binding. Beige cloth boards with black church decoration on cover with gold decoration and lettering; gold lettering and decoration on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with black and white plates (drawings). Introduction by the author. 267 pages + publisher's advertising at rear of book. 025511

Price: 45.00 USD
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Clothespins and Calendars: Recollections of the Past, Halfmann, Eunice K.
31 Clothespins and Calendars: Recollections of the Past
Halfmann, Eunice K.
Canaan, NH Phoenix Publishing 1985 0-914659-11-1 / 9780914659112 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Clean beige and brown smooth boards with portrait of author on cover. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers illustrated with old group photo. Inscribed and SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page: "To John and Barb from Eunie - Eunice K. Hoffman". 91 pgs. illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny edge nicks and tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Nostalgic story about the everyday world of a woman whoses life spanned the era of pioneer living and our 20th century world of TV and electric clothes dryers. It captures the spirit of a unique Yankee personality who spent most of her years in the village of Plymouth, New Hampshire. 8vo. New England. 015223

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32 A Memory of Vermont - Our Life in the Johnny Appleseed Bookshop 1930-1965
Hard, Margaret
New York Harcourt Brace & World 1967 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ good + Jacket 
Clean red cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Slight fading to lower spine corner. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean red endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 242 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has small edge chips and closed edge tears. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of a Manchester, Vermont book shop opened in an apple orchard in the summer of 1930. A chronicle rich with anecdotes about a great diversity of people, among them Sinclair Lewis, Robert Frost, Dorothy Canfield, Carl Sandburg, Pearl Buck, Sholem Asch and many others. 018443

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Vermont Valley, Hard, Walter
33 Vermont Valley
Hard, Walter
Middlebury, VT Vermont Books 1958 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean illustrated boards with brown lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 187 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear or tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. As new condition, fine collectible quality. 8vo. Poetry. 011815

Price: 15.00 USD
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Eastward the Sea, Haywood, Charles F.
34 Eastward the Sea
Haywood, Charles F.
Lynn, Massachusetts Jackson & Phillips 1959 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean gray cloth boards with slight browning at top and bottom edge of spine. Red lettering on cover and spine. Surface wear at top edge of spine, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 304 pgs. Clean dustjacket has edge chipping, short closed edge tears, slight fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel set in the year 1803 in the seaport of Salem, Massachusetts. 8vo. Ships & Sailing. 013429

Price: 15.00 USD
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Yesterday's Thrall, Holton, Edith Austin
35 Yesterday's Thrall
Holton, Edith Austin
New York Thomas Y. Crowell 1931 First Edition, Second Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, Second Printing. Clean green textured cloth boards with seagull imprint on cover, black stamped lettering on cover and spine. Hint of slightest surface wear to spine corners; no bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. 318 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (2.00 on front inner flap), has some fading to spine, small chips at top and bottom spine edge, tiny closed edge tears, corner wear. One phrase underlined in pen on front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of a young woman born to an old New England heritage, who becomes involved in the eternal conflict between the rebelliously progressive younger generation and its conservative environment. Scarce. 5-1/2" x 7-1/2". Fiction. 017224

Price: 75.00 USD
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Soundings at Sea Level, Hough, Henry Beetle
36 Soundings at Sea Level
Hough, Henry Beetle
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1980 0-395-29165-8 / 9780395291658 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Donald Carrick, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Clean unfaded dark blue cloth boards with bright silver author initials on cover, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 241 pgs. Unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with slight corner wear, a few short closed edge tears. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The fabled editor of the Vineyard Gazette shares the adventures and landmark battles of his 83rd year. 6" x 8-1/2". New England. 017064

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The Articulate Sisters: Passages from journals and Letters of the Daughters of President Josiah Quincy of Harvard University, Howe, M. A. De Wolfe
37 The Articulate Sisters: Passages from journals and Letters of the Daughters of President Josiah Quincy of Harvard University
Howe, M. A. De Wolfe
Cambridge, MA Harvard University Press 1946 First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket 
Very clean brown cloth boards with gold border decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & sqwuare, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 249 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear, some short closed edge tears, very small corner chip. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Americana. 014106

Price: 30.00 USD
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Sea Whispers, Jacobs, W. W.
38 Sea Whispers
Jacobs, W. W.
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1927 Early Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Bert Thomas, Illustrator 
Decorated binding in original jacket. Very clean cream colored cloth boards with green illustration and lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Hint of slightest wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 294 pgs. 1927 on title page; 1926 copyright page. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, a few very shallow chips at top and bottom spine edge, a couple of very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Famous humorist gives us delightful tales of seamen, longshoremen, and the people of seaport towns. 015169

Price: 40.00 USD
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Daddy and I, Jordan, Elizabeth
39 Daddy and I
Jordan, Elizabeth
New York D. Appleton Century Co. 1935 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with (1) on last page of text. Clean yellow cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small previous owner label at top right corner of front free endpaper; no other marks. 264 pgs. Clean illustrated dustjacket is slightly age-toned, not price clipped, has shallow edge chipping (up to 1/4" edge chipping, with narrow slightly deeper corner chip at top rear spine corner). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The heroine, a 15 year old girl, tells her own story of her life, ambitions, social circle and community as she sees it, and gives reader a vivid picture of the atmosphere, the human types, the comedies and tragedies that occur in the small New England town of which she writes. 5" x 7-3/4". 017274

Price: 45.00 USD
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Men On A Rocky Hill, Liddle, Warren
40 Men On A Rocky Hill
Liddle, Warren
Boston Bruce Humphries 1947 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in unclipped original dust jacket. Dark blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 80 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), very faint hint of soiling, very shallow chipping at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's poems are a tribut to the sturdy individualists who have labored for centuries to wrest their living from the rocky New England soil. 025253

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