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New England Town Meeting: Safeguard of Democracy

By Gould, John

Brattleboro, VT: Stephen Daye Press. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Boards rubbed, pages toned, jacket . price-clipped and tattered with chips missing from head and spine.. 1940. First Edition. Hardcover. Red cloth binding. Many black and white photos. A chronicle of the cornerstone of Yankee political culture, the New England town meeting, as practised in Gould’s town of Brunswick, Maine. ; 61 pages .

$40.00

Biographical Review (Volume XXIII) : Containing Life Sketches of Leading Citizens of Hillsboro and Cheshire Counties, New Hampshire

Boston: Biographical Review Publishing Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Leather rubbed and flaking at edges.. 1897. Hardcover. Original brown pebbled and blindstamped leather with decorative gilt titles on front boards and spine. Gilt-stamped turn-ins, all edges gilt. Floral patterned endpapers. Index, 28 portrait plates. Surprisingly tight and clean. A compilation of biographies of upstanding male citizens of Hillsboro and Cheshire Counties in New Hampshire, most notably home boy Horace Greeley, newspaperman and politician. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 481 pages .

$100.00

The Ropemakers of Plymouth: A History of the Plymouth Cordage Company, 1824-1949

By Morison, Samuel Eliot

Boston: Houghton Mifflin. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket tattered and sunned at spine.. 1950. First Edition. Hardcover. Blue cloth binding. vi, 177 pp, many illustrations. “Here is the art and mystery and business of ropemaking” and bit of history of seafaring and Plymouth, Massachusetts. .

$15.00

The Great Powwow: The Story of the Nashaway Valley in King Philip’s War

By Sears, Clara Endicott

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Edges lightly rubbed and discolored, spine . of jacket spine faded, corners chipped, closed tears, stains to back panel . and rear flap.. 1934. First Printing. Hardcover. Dark blue cloth with gilt titles on spine and gilt decorated front board. xi, 288 pages. Black and white illustrations. An informal and conversational tale of Indian and English relations in late 1600’s Colonial Massachusetts. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$25.00

Kennebec Yesterdays

By Marriner, Ernest

Waterville, ME: Colby College Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket toned with closed tears, . spotting, and chipped corners.. 1955. Third Printing. Hardcover. Colby College Monograph No. 21. Green cloth binding. 320 pages of "old-time things and old-time customs in Maine." Green cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Black and white illustrations and photos, index. An historical account of life in the Kennebec Valley of Maine based on first-hand information and lore. .

$15.00

The Outermost House: A Year of Life on the Great Beach of Cape Cod

By Beston, Henry

Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company , Inc.. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket toned, chipped, a few closed tears, . and has a small area of liftoff on the front panel.. 1943. Hardcover. Green cloth with title stamped in silver on spine and in blind on front board. Green faded topstain. ix, 222 pages. Black and white photograph frontispiece, new author preface for this printing (1943) , black and white illustrations. A beautiful copy of this classic chronicle of a year of life upon a Cape Cod beach. .

$125.00

The Wild River Wilderness: A Saga of Northern New England

By Wight, D. B.

Littleton, NH: Courier Printing Co. , Inc.. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Lightly foxed fore-edges, jacket . rubbed and also lightly foxed.. 1972. Second Printing. Hardcover. Green cloth, gilt spine lettering. Illustrated endpaper maps, black and white photographs and illustrations, index. “An enjoyable narrative of the rise and fall of the lumber industry in the valley of the unpredictable Wild River, one small section of northern New England but typical of the region's transformation from falling trees to growing trees. ” (from rear jacket panel) ; 158 pages .

$30.00

The Road through Sandwich Notch
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The Road through Sandwich Notch

By Yates, Elizabeth

Brattleboro, VT: The Stephen Greene Press. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket faintly foxed.. 1973. First Printing. Hardcover. Green boards. Map endpapers. Signed by Yates and Unwin on the half-title. A cultural and natural history of this road through New Hampshires White Mountains, which, partly as a result of this book and other advocacy efforts, is now a protected strip of private and public lands. ; 122 pages; Signed by Author & Illustrator .

$100.00

Northwoods Heritage Authentic Short Accounts of the Northland in Another  Era
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Northwoods Heritage Authentic Short Accounts of the Northland in Another Era

By Pinette, Richard E.

Colebrook, NH: Self Published. Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly toned.. 1992. Second Printing. Hardcover. Blue decorative cloth. Signed and dated by the author on the front free endpaper. Author photo on rear jacket panel. Many photos and illustrations. ; 309 pages; Signed by Author .

$25.00

Northwoods Echoes:  A Collection of True Short Stories and Accounts of the  North Country
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Northwoods Echoes: A Collection of True Short Stories and Accounts of the North Country

By Pinette, Richard E.

Colebrook, NH: Self Published. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly toned.. 1987. Sixth Printing. Hardcover. Green decorative cloth. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper. Author photo on rear jacket panel. Many photos and illustrations. ; 280 pages; Signed by Author .

$25.00

A Lyme Miscellany, 1776-1976
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A Lyme Miscellany, 1776-1976

By Willauer, George J. , Jr. (editor)

Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly rubbed.. 1977. First Edition. Hardcover. 0819550094 . Black cloth. xi, 288 pages. Pictorial end papers, map, note, tables, bibliography, and index. Essays focusing on life and thought in Lyme, Connecticut during the Revolutionary period and then expanding these ideas to the broader areas of region and state. .

$10.00

Big Dreams and Little Wheels
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Big Dreams and Little Wheels

By Wiggin, Ruth Crosby

Camden, ME: Down East Books. Very Good; Lightly smudged with spine rubbed.. 1976. Third Printing. Softcover. 0892720255 . Black and white maps and photos. A history of the Wiscasset and Quebec Railroad with an examination of the role it played in the small Maine communities through which it passed. ; 94 pages .

$10.00

Trout Waters:  Reminiscences with a Description of the Upper Quabbin Valley
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Trout Waters: Reminiscences with a Description of the Upper Quabbin Valley

By Foye, William O.

Athol, MA: Self Published. Very Good; Covers rubbed.. 1992. First Printing. Softcover. 0962630810 . xiv, 102 pages. Black and white photos, maps, tables, and appendix. Historical stories and memories focusing on the branches and feeder streams of the Swift River in central Massachusetts and the trout fishing opportunities past and present. .

$20.00

New England Sees it through and Mist on the Mirror
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New England Sees it through and Mist on the Mirror

By Carroll, Gladys Hasty

South Berwick, ME: Old Berwick Historical Society. Very Good. 1969. Softcover. Two essays about New England life by Maine author Gladys Hasty Carroll. Illustrations and photo of the author. Blue stapled printed wraps. ; 23 pages .

$20.00

Reading the Water:  Adventures in Surf Fishing on Martha\'s Vineyard
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Reading the Water: Adventures in Surf Fishing on Martha's Vineyard

By Post, Robert

Chester, CT: Globe Pequot Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Lower corners bumped, jacket has . closed tear and ½x ¼ chip missing from top of rear panel.. 1988. First Printing. Hardcover. 0871066726 . Maroon cloth. xiv, 253 pages. Black and white photos, index. Stories of the fisherman and women undaunted by cold, exhaustion, or a line gone slack at the height of battle who prowl the beaches of Martha's Vineyard. .

$150.00

As Maine Goes
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As Maine Goes

By Smith, Alta L. ; Dunham, Esther J.

Portland, ME: Falmouth Publishing House. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Gift inscription on rear free endpaper, . jacket sunned and tattered.. 1948. First Edition. Hardcover. Green cloth binding. Signed by both authors on the front free endpaper. Photographs of Maine through the seasons, with humorous prose. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 78 pages; Signed by All Authors .

$20.00

The Annals of the Grand Monadnock
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The Annals of the Grand Monadnock

By Chamberlain, Allen

Concord, NH: The Society for the Protection of the New Hampshire Forests. Very Good with no dust jacket; Spine sunned.. 1936. First Edition. Hardcover. Green cloth binding with titles stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. [8], 195 pp, four folding maps and many other illustrations and photos. References, index. An account of the white settlement, geography, geology, and trails of the Grand Monadnock mountain that straddles the towns of Jaffrey and Dublin, New Hampshire. .

$30.00

The Early History of Printing in Amherst, Massachusetts
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The Early History of Printing in Amherst, Massachusetts

By McKeon, Newton Felch

Amherst, MA. Very Good; Staples rusted.. 1946. Softcover. Printed stapled gray card covers. A reprint of the Introduction to Amherst, Massachusetts, Imprints, 1825-1876, edited by Newton Felch McKeon and Katharine Conover Cowles, Amherst, 1946. ; 16 pages .

$10.00

Making a Living Alongshore
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Making a Living Alongshore

By Schwind, Phil

Camden, ME: International Marine Publishing. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Bumped at spine and corners. Jacket . rubbed and mildy worn.. 1976. First Printing. Hardcover. 0877420807 . Black and white illustrations and glossary. Scientific information on the various fish and shellfish of Cape Cod, tips on how to make and use equipment and advice on how to market the resulting catch. ; 128 pages .

$18.00

Puritan Paths from Naumkeag to Piscataqua:  An Excursion from Rum Corner  to Trundle Bed Lane
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Puritan Paths from Naumkeag to Piscataqua: An Excursion from Rum Corner to Trundle Bed Lane

By Dodge, Lawrence B. ; Cole, Alice Cole

Newburyport Press. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped, sunned and edgeworn.. 1963. First Edition. Hardcover. Green cloth binding. Signed by Lawrence B. Dodge and Alice Cole Dodge under their frontispiece photo. Map endpapers. xvii, 219 pp, bibliography, several photos. One page has corrected text of one paragraph taped over page. A history of colonial Massachusetts in the Essex County region. ; Signed by Author .

$30.00

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