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The Nantucket Way

By Mooney, Robert F

New York: Doubleday Untold Legend and Lore of America's Most Intriguing Island. Dust jacket ha slight tears, otherwise all good+ condition. Map on pastedowns, title date 1980, CR 1980, black and white photos, 204 pages. From 1677, the earliest legal records disappeared in a snowstorm, to the recent furor over secession, this book dramatizes how life on the Isle of Peace and Tranquility is less than tourist brochures might suggest. Warring indians, ruthless pirates, and political rivalries, nantucketers have always defended their way of life against all odds.. First Edition. Hard Cover.

$24.00

An Island Patchwork

By Early, Eleanor

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Illustrated by Virginia Grilley. CR 1941, 290 pages. Pastedowns illustrated with Island of Nantucket. An intriguing history of Nantucket and the people who lived there, mixed with humorous stories, and lots of genealogy. The Macys, Folgers, Coffins, and many others were the first settlers - other than the indians who were there first. Whaling captains, Quakers, islanders and off-islanders added to the history of this island.. First Edition. Hard Cover.

$30.00

Old-Time New England - Edited By Abbot Lowell Cummings

By Bulletin of the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities

Boston, Massachusetts Volume LXIX, No. 3-4, Winter Spring 1979 Serial Nos. 255-256. CR 1979, 85 pages with 5 pages of advertising. This issue contains: Thomas Dawes Church in Brattle Square; Architectural Change in Colonial Rhode Island; The Mott House as a Case Study; Double Exposure: Baldwin Coolidge and William Sumner Appleton; Twin-Porch versus Single Porch Stairwells: Two Examples of Cluster Diffusion in Rural Meetinghouse Architecture; The Great Stone Dwelling of the Enfield, New Hampshire Shakers.. Soft Cover.

$14.00

Lexington - The Birthplace of American Liberty

By Piper, Fred A

Massachusetts: Published by Lexington Historical Society, CR 1902- CR 1902 - 1923,this is the 7th edition in 1923. Paper booklet, blue covers, illustrated, and a map in the back. 62 pages. All good+. Americana, Massachusetts, New England.. Soft Cover.

$18.00

Fort Ticonderoga

By Pell, S.H.P

Printed by the Fort Ticonderoga Museum, 1935, Printed in 1935 with 100 pages. PAPER wraps, illustrated covers, good+. A Short History. Profusely illustrated. A fold out map "A Plan of the Town and Fort of Carillon at Ticonderoga with the attack made by the British Ar my". New England, Massachusetts, Fort Ticonderoga, history, Americana.. Soft Cover.

$15.00

Cape Cod Folks

By Greene, Sarah P. McLean

Published by DeWolfe, Fiske & Co., CR 1881, CR 1881 and 1904, this new edition, 337 pages. Slight wear to covers, spine and front cover illustrated. 32 full-page halftone engravings from design by Clara E. Atwood and from original photos and 25 vignettes. Massachusetts, New England, Cape Cod.. Hard Cover.

$15.00

Sheila of Big Wreck Cove

By Cooper, James A

A Story of Cape Cod. Published by George Sully, NY, CR 1921, and 1922, 1st edition, 373 pages. Dust jacket spine torn, other tears, covers good+. Illustrated in black and white by R. Emmett Owen. Fict ion, New England, Cape Cod, Massachusetts.. Hard Cover.

$18.00

Guide to Historic Plymouth

By Massachusetts

Localities and Objects of Interest. Printed by A.S.Burbank, Plymouth, Mass., CR 1921, 96 pages. Slight wear to light blue covers, paper wraps, illustrated. Official Guide by Plymouth Tercentary Commis sion. Lists gifts, shops, map on back cover. All good, illustrated. New England, Massachusetts, Americana.. Soft Cover.

$18.00

Old-Time New England Edited By Abbot Lowell Cummings

By Bulletin of the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities

Boston, Massachusetts Volume LXX, 1980, Serial No. 257, 124 pages with 5 pages of advertising, CR 1980. Front cover is "The Sphinx 1872, Mt. Auburn Cemetary, Cambridge, Massachusetts". This issue contains: Shirley-Eustis House Landscape History; The Evolution of the Shirley-Eustis House; Cultural Change in Cambridge: The Cooper-Front-Austin House and Its Occupants; Thomas Handasyd Perkins: An Essay on Material Culture; William Washburn and the Egyptian Revival in Boston; The Boston Furniture Industry in 1880; Alexander Parris' David Sears House; Nathan Appleton's Beacon Street Houses. Soft cover, all very good condition.,. Soft Cover.

$14.00

150th Annivesary of the Battle of Lexington 1777-1925

By Massachusetts

Paper booklet with embossing on front cover, in original envelope, which is torn at the flap. Black and white photos and sketches, with lists of men lost in this battle. The celebration occurred on Ap ril 19 & 20, 1925. 24 pages. All good. New England, Massachusetts, Lexington, Revolutionary War.. Soft Cover.

$25.00