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Hands that Built New Hampshire, Writers' Program - Work Projects Administration
221 Hands that Built New Hampshire
Writers' Program - Work Projects Administration
Brattleboro, Vermont Stephen Daye Press 1940 First Hardcover Very Good Poor Jacket 
Solid first edition in tattered dust jacket. Green cloth boards with gold decoration on cover, green lettering on spine. Hint of very faint soiling, no fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (tasteful previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper, very small return address label at top edge of front free endpaper). Illustrated with 36 pages of photographs. Publisher's card (describing the book) laid in). 288 pages with bibliography and index. Dust jacket has chips, tears, missing pieces - is not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A social history of New Hampshire and a reference book on arts and crafts - potters, builders, metal workers, glass makers, wheelwrights, stone cutters, weavers and rugmakers are all here. 024474

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The Lumberjack Frontier - The Life of a Logger in the Early Days on the Chippeway, Wyman, Walker D. (with Lee Prentice)
222 The Lumberjack Frontier - The Life of a Logger in the Early Days on the Chippeway
Wyman, Walker D. (with Lee Prentice)
Lincoln, Nebraska University of Nebraska Press 1969 First Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean original dust jacket. Very clean moss green cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with black and white plates. 88 pages. Dust jacket is clean, unchipped, price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Retold from the Recollections of Louie Blanchard by Walker D. Wyman. Born in 1872 of a French-Canadian father and a Belgian mother, Louie Blanchard grew up on the Chippewa River (Wisconsin) and went to work in the pineries at the age of fourteen. By the time he retired to farm his homestead in the Cutover Country in 1912, he knew every inch of the river, had shot all the rapids down to Eau Claire, and had taken part in the biggest drives ever seen on the Chippewa. He became widely known in the region as a great storyteller, and his recollections--a potpourri of lumberjack lore, tall tales, and personal experiences--consititute an informal social history of the lumberjack frontier. 025508

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The Site of Old "James Towne" 1607-1698Sketch of the First American Metropolis - A Brief Historical and Topographical, Yonge, Samuel H.
223 The Site of Old "James Towne" 1607-1698Sketch of the First American Metropolis - A Brief Historical and Topographical
Yonge, Samuel H.
Richmond, VA L. H. Jenkins 1936 Fifth Edition Hardcover Fine no dust jacket Jacket 
Very clean black ribbed cloth boards with gold lettering and sailing ship decoration on cover. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with very small, neatly printed previous owner name and address at top corner of front free endpaper. Illustrated with maps (including fold-out map), drawings and photographs. 151 pages. Publication date 1936. A very clean and solid, well-cared for book. 023685

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