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The Winter People: A Return to Cape Cod, Barnard, Charles N.
1 The Winter People: A Return to Cape Cod
Barnard, Charles N.
New York Dodd, Mead 1973 0396067808 / 9780396067801 First 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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The Primal Place, Finch, Robert
2 The Primal Place
Finch, Robert
New York W. W. Norton 1983 0393016234 / 9780393016239 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with gold author initials on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 243 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, a few tiny closed tears at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A voyage of discovery, a personal odyssey into the nature of a single Cape Cod neighborhood. A rich portrait, beautifully drawn, of a landscape and a community whose essential character lies in their penetrating interface with the sea. 026644

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Death Below Deck, Kiker, Douglas
3 Death Below Deck
Kiker, Douglas
New York Random House 1991 0-679-40022-2 / 9780679400226 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, signed by author. Clean blue-gray boards with clean blue-gray cloth spine, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. SIGNED by author on title page: "Best wishes, Doug Kiker - 4/91". Previous owner name neatly stamped at top corner of front free endpaper; no other marks. 229 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A murder mystery set in Cape Cod. 8vo. Mystery. 016645

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Cape Cod Folks, McLean, Sally Pratt
4 Cape Cod Folks
McLean, Sally Pratt
Boston De Wolfe, Fiske & Company 1881 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding. Brown cloth boards with black decoration, gold title box and lettering on cover, gold title box and black decoration on spine. No fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and place neatly penned on front free endpaper. Frontispiece illustration in black and white. Chapter I heading illustration. 337 pages. 024417

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The Sea-Gull Cry, Nathan, Robert
5 The Sea-Gull Cry
Nathan, Robert
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1942 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Green and blue cloth boards with ocean wave illustration on cover, blue lettering and shell design on spine. Light overall foxing. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers (some browning at gutters). No names, writing or marks. 214 pgs. Illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, has shallow chipping at top spine edge, a few tiny closed edge tears, some foxing to inside flaps. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A moving love story set in Cape Cod, by the author of "A Portrait of Jennie." 8vo. Fiction. 016180

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A Guide to Early American Homes - North, Pratt, Dorothy and Richard
6 A Guide to Early American Homes - North
Pratt, Dorothy and Richard
New York McGraw-Hill 1956 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Blue patterned boards with blue cloth spine, gold lettering on cover and spine. Thin line of black at lower board near edge from old style mylar cover (now removed) -- no other soiling or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blank endpapers (narrow black line at base of endpapers from same). No names, writing or bookplates. Profusely illustrated with beautiful photographs throughout. 249 pages with index + 2 pages of photographic credits and "About the Authors". Dust jacket is clean and bright, not price clipped (6.95 on front inside flap), now protected in clean archival quality removable mylar cover. 950 beautiful old houses from Maine to Delaware, from Cape Cod to Wisconsin and Illinois. It includes Sturbridge, Shelburne, Deerfield, and other villages restored by expert and untiring research. 025210

Price: 22.00 USD
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Nancy Shippen:  Her Journal Book - The International Romance of A Young Lady of Fashion of Colonial Philadelphia with Letters to Her and About Her, Shippen, Nancy (Ethel Armes, Editor)
7 Nancy Shippen: Her Journal Book - The International Romance of A Young Lady of Fashion of Colonial Philadelphia with Letters to Her and About Her
Shippen, Nancy (Ethel Armes, Editor)
Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott 1935 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket, Compiled and edited by Ethel Armes. SIGNED by the author/editor, with an author-signed letter also laid in AND some typed press comments on the book by Ethel Armes, Editor. Blue cloth boards with dark blue cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. Book has some browning/fading to edges from reaction from long contact with paper dust jacket (we have now placed the jacket in a clean, archival quality removable mylar cover). There is no fraying or wear to the book; binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Light foxing to map-illustrated endpapers. Inscribed and signed by Ethel Armes on half-title page: "To Elizabeth Grace Armistead with the greetings of her old friend - Ethel Armes - Holiday House, Wellfleet, Cape Cod." Color frontispiece portrait of Nancy Shippen. Illustrated with portraits, facsimiles and prints. Last blank page of book has photo advertisement clipping showing Miss Lucy Armistead Flippin (to whom the book is inscribed) in a Pond's Cold Cream magazine ad, and a clipping about her Charlottesville wedding. 349 pages with index. Jacket is clean, has short closed edge tears, 1" chip at upper spine corner, is not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap). 026558

Price: 95.00 USD
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8 A Pilgrim Returns to Cape Cod
Snow, Edward Rowe
Boston, MA The Yankee Publishing Co. 1946 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers. 413 pgs. with index. Illustrated with many historical photographs, frontis illustration (color) of clipper ship. With accompanying Cape Cod map enclosed. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has light edgewear, small closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Large 8vo. New England. 011163

Price: 30.00 USD
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Great Storms and Famous Shipwrecks of the New England Coast, Snow, Edward Rowe
9 Great Storms and Famous Shipwrecks of the New England Coast
Snow, Edward Rowe
Boston Yankee Publishing Company 1944 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean Second Edition in dust jacket with lovely map laid in. Maroon cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with beautifully illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white plates, mostly photographs, some of them rare. 354 pages, with index of Souther New England Shipwrecks. Folded map of Boston Harbor and Massachusetts Bay including Cape Cod and Cape Ann is in perfect condition (laid in). Jacket is clean (slightly age-toned), with small chip at base of spine and very shallow chipping at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023105

Price: 40.00 USD
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The Outer Lands: A Natural History Guideto Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, Block Island and Long Island, Sterling, Dorothy
10 The Outer Lands: A Natural History Guideto Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, Block Island and Long Island
Sterling, Dorothy
New York The Natural History Press 1967 Second Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Winifred Lubell, Illustrator 
Very clean color illustrated cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean map illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 189 pgs. with illustrations by Winifred Lubell. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, corner price clip to front inside flap, horizontal wrinkle to top rear edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Ideal book for both the naturalist and non-naturalist to carry on a walk and to thumb through, to find a picture of what we see, and to read a simple and clearly written definition and description of the plants and animals of Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, Block Island, and Long Island--the Outer Lands. 8vo. Natural History. 015359

Price: 15.00 USD
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My Own Cape Cod, Taber, Gladys
11 My Own Cape Cod
Taber, Gladys
Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott 1971 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page in original unclipped jacket, review slip and author's biography from publisher laid in. Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Tiny bit of fading to top edges. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages are clean with clean green endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 251 pp. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Dustjacket is unchipped, has a few tiny closed edge tears, not price clipped (5.95 on front inside flap), just a whisper of age-toning. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019888

Price: 75.00 USD
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Thoreau's Guide to Cape Cod, Thoreau, Henry (Edited By Alexander B. Adams)
12 Thoreau's Guide to Cape Cod
Thoreau, Henry (Edited By Alexander B. Adams)
New York Devin-Adair Co. 1962 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Alexander B. Adams, Illustrator Signed
First Edition, signed by Editor/Illustrator Alexander B. Adams. Very clean beige cloth boards with blue lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed by author on half-title page: "With all best wishes - Alexander B. Adams." Previous owner name and date neatly penned at top of front free endpaper. 148 pgs. Illustrated with maps and photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has very small chips at upper spine corners. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Based on "Cape Cod" by Henry Thoreau, edited and illustrated by Alexander B. Adams, with a biographical sketch of Thoreau by Ralph Waldo Emerson. 7" x 9-1/4". New England. 017355

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