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Once Upon Quoketaug:  The Biography of a Connecticut Farm Family 1712-1960., Favretti, Rudy J.
31 Once Upon Quoketaug: The Biography of a Connecticut Farm Family 1712-1960.
Favretti, Rudy J.

Stonington HIstorical Society 2009, Reprint. Near Fine; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Willimantic, CT; 172 pages, pictorial wraps. Black & white photos. A Stonington Historical Society reprint of the original 1974 Parousia edition. Clean, crisp, tight. Previous owner's named printed inside front cover. Else Fine. Favretti, an authority on landscape architecture and agricultural history, researchs the farm life of 9 generations of the Williams famly in Quoketaug (Stonington), Connecticut. ISBN 9780979401305 28779 
Price: 22.50 USD
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Excursion Bulletins of the Sandwich Historical Society, 1 through 86, 1934-2005; plus Index to the Excursions 1-80 by Marjorie W. Wheeler., Flanigan, Jessy; Wright, W. Leroy; Heard, Patricia; Ford, Richard N.; et. al.
32 Excursion Bulletins of the Sandwich Historical Society, 1 through 86, 1934-2005; plus Index to the Excursions 1-80 by Marjorie W. Wheeler.
Flanigan, Jessy; Wright, W. Leroy; Heard, Patricia; Ford, Richard N.; et. al.

Sandwich Historical Society 1920, Near Fine; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Sandwich, NH; 86 issues of the Annual Excursions of the Sandwich [New Hampshire] Historical Society. Illustrated with black & white photos. All in Very Good to Fine condition, most are Fine. Some are original printings and some are reprints. Also included, the 280 page, sprial bound Index to the Excursions 1-80, (1920-1999) compiled by Marjorie Woodbury Wheeler, in FINE condition. Samples of contents include: Sandwich Notch Train - Beebe River Station; History of Squam Lake Road; Red Hill -- Lower Corner Schoolhouse; North Sandwich Friends Meeting House; Aunt Ruth's Spring-Young Mountain; Hurricane of September 21; List of Men in Service 1945; Education in Sandwich; Religious Life in Sandwich; Sandwich Covered Bridges; Harrison Campaign 1840; Whiteface Mountain and Intervale; Vittum Hill; Tataboro and the Mountain Rd.; Sandwich Architecture; Old Crossroads of East Sandwich; Genealogy of Wentworth Family; North Star Route--Underground Railroad; Sandwich Anti-Slavery Petitions; Mills of Sandwich; Fred George Quimby; and so much more. 27667 
Price: 89.06 USD
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Four Pastorates. Glimpses of the Life and Thoughts of Eden B. Foster, D.D., Foster, Eden B.; Foster, Addison P.
33 Four Pastorates. Glimpses of the Life and Thoughts of Eden B. Foster, D.D.
Foster, Eden B.; Foster, Addison P.

George M. Elliot 1883, First Edition. Good; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 452 pages, bound in brown cloth, gilt lettering on spine. Four illustrations including frontis portrait; overlook of Lowell Mass. 1840, and two prints of John Street Church, Lowell. Edges worn & fraying at corners & ends of spine. Endpapers cracked at inside gutters, but binding in one piece. Historical Society bookplate on front endpaper. Minor foxing on preliminaries. Top of blank flyleaf clipped. Text clean, unmarked. Biographical sketch and account of authors Church of Christ pastorates at West Springfield, Lowell and Pelham Massachusetts. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Packaged with care. 22121 
Price: 27.00 USD
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Songs of Amherst College, Foster, Norman Percy; and James Shelley Hamilton, Elijah Roberts Williams, editors.
34 Songs of Amherst College
Foster, Norman Percy; and James Shelley Hamilton, Elijah Roberts Williams, editors.

The Editors 1906, First Edition. Good+; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 91 songs, 151 pages, bound in navy blue cloth, white-stamped lettering & decoration; seal in gilt. Cloth frayed at spine ends, corner tips. Back cover shows some smudging. Binding solid. Gift notation on front endpaper. Endpapers lightly foxed; occasional spot of soil on page margins. Songs include: Alma Mater, Amherst Drinking Song, Song of a Gun, Cheer for Old Amherst, Down Mobile, Football Song, Glory Glory to Old Amherst, I'd Rather Have Fingers, Lord Geoffrey Amherst, On the Banks of the Old Freshman, On the Chapel Steps, Senior Club Song 1902, Stand to Your Glasses, the Belles of Old Amherst, The Last Cigar, Thuringian Folksong, and many more. 28454 
Price: 27.00 USD
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An Elementary Geography for Massachusetts Children, Fowle, William B.
35 An Elementary Geography for Massachusetts Children
Fowle, William B.

Lemuel N. Ide 1849, reprint. Fair; Hardcover; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 222 pages, leather spine; printed boards; numerous maps in text. Spine chipped and worn; cover stained; some of print worn away. Binding holding. Interior foxed throughout; pencil markings on some pages; pencil notations on endpapers. Maps of Massachusetts counties with town divisions. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. 26102 
Price: 27.00 USD
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Eastern Point Revisited, Then and Now:  1889 - 1989   [Gloucester, Massachusetts], Garland, Joseph E.
36 Eastern Point Revisited, Then and Now: 1889 - 1989 [Gloucester, Massachusetts]
Garland, Joseph E.

Association of Eastern Point Residents 1989, Fine; Softcover; Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; SIGNED by the author, personalized inscription. Also brief notation by previous owner on first page. 34 pp. in pictorial wraps. Illustrated with vintage black & white photos. 30137 
Price: 49.50 USD
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Surveying the Shore:  Historic Maps of Coastal Massachusetts, 1600-1930, Garver, Joseph G.
37 Surveying the Shore: Historic Maps of Coastal Massachusetts, 1600-1930
Garver, Joseph G.
1933212276 / 9781933212272
Commonwealth Editions 2006, First Edition. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; SIGNED by the author on title page. Stated first printing. 205 pages, 88 plates. Bright cover, tight binding; light rubbing spine ends & corner tips. Interior pristine. Crisp jacket with mild rubbing on top edge. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Packaged with care. 24601 
Price: 27.00 USD
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Wheelock '77  (Yearbook), Gerardi, Marie (editor)
38 Wheelock '77 (Yearbook)
Gerardi, Marie (editor)

Wheelock College Class of 1977 1977, -. Very Good; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Very good condition. Bright & clean. Light edgewear. Interior clean, unmarked; some pages slightly wavy. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; 111 p.; Packaged with care. 20410 
Price: 31.50 USD
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Trips Down Memory Lane with Jenny Gladding, Gladding, Jenny
39 Trips Down Memory Lane with Jenny Gladding
Gladding, Jenny

Self-Published 1955, Very Good+; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 258 pages, bound in green pictorial wraps. Clean cover, no wear, but spine faded. Interior crisp, tight, unmarked. Brief family history of Jenny Gladding (Hutchinson-McCrillis/Gladding-Dillon) with anecdotes of life near Montpelier Vermont. Includes her favorite poems. 28933 
Price: 18.86 USD
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A Century and a Quarter of Spiritual Leadership   The Story of the Congregation of the Sons of Israel and David (Temple Beth-el), Providence, Rhode Island, Goldowsky, Seebert J.
40 A Century and a Quarter of Spiritual Leadership The Story of the Congregation of the Sons of Israel and David (Temple Beth-el), Providence, Rhode Island
Goldowsky, Seebert J.
0962468215 / 9780962468216
Congregation of the Sons of Israel and David 1989, Limited/Numbered Edition. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; SIGNED by the author on blank page. #301 of limited edition. 530 pages, bound in dark red cloth. Crisp, clean, tight book in bright clean jacket with light shelf wear. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. 25986 
Price: 22.50 USD
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More New Hampshire Folk Tales, Gore, Mrs. Moody P.; and Mrs. Guy E. Speare (collected by)
41 More New Hampshire Folk Tales
Gore, Mrs. Moody P.; and Mrs. Guy E. Speare (collected by)

Mrs. Guy E. Speare 1936, First Edition. Signed by Author Very Good- with no dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; SIGNED by author and publisher Eva A. Speare. 287 pages, bound in brown cloth; gilt lettering. Tight binding, sharp corners. Front cover shows discoloration/light damp stain at lower corner.; light edge wear. Interior clean, pages age-toned. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. Sections entitled: Tavern Tales in Tavern Times, Along the Seacoast, Pioneers of Early New Hampshire, Scotch-Irish Tales, Memories of School Days, and Anecdotes from Many Places. ; Signed by Author 28918 
Price: 40.50 USD
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Cornwall [Vermont] People and Their Times, Green, Mary Peet
42 Cornwall [Vermont] People and Their Times
Green, Mary Peet

Antioch Press, Inc. 1993, Limited Edition. Very Good; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; History and people of early Cornwall Vermont. including Diadania Stebbins, Sarah Guernsey, and Lucretia Redfield, Henry Norman Hudson, Fred Remele, Carrie Boardman Bingham. One of 500 copies printed. 282 pages, in printed wraps. Clean cove, firm binding. Cover shows rubbing on edges of spine. Interior crisp, unmarked. We also have in stock, a copy of A History of Cornwall Houses and Their Inhabitants, by Stuart Witherell; paperback in Fine condition. 28668 
Price: 35.96 USD
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Creation of Quabbin Reservoir;  Death of the Swift River Valley, Greene, J. R.
43 Creation of Quabbin Reservoir; Death of the Swift River Valley
Greene, J. R.
0960940405 / 9780960940400
J R Greene 1995, Second Edition; Second Printing. Very Good; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Tight binding; crisp unmarked interior. Light rubbing & touch of soil on cover. 29380 
Price: 14.40 USD
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Nantucket Odyssey:  A Journey into the History of Nantucket, Guba, Emil F.
44 Nantucket Odyssey: A Journey into the History of Nantucket
Guba, Emil F.

Self-Published 1965, Second Edition. Signed by Author Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; SIGNED by the author. Actual title: Nantucket Odyssey: A Journey into the History of Nantucket. 438 pp.; blue cloth; illustrated with black & white photos, drawings. Bright, clean, tight book; sharp corners. Pages clean; yellow highlight marker on some text. Previous owner's name written at top of preliminary page-- Edna Swain Wenner --connected to the two Swains who were among the original purchasers of Nantucket Island and for whom several landmarks are named. Jacket shows a few shallow chips and tears; spine & edges tanned. ; Signed by Author 30440 
Price: 40.50 USD
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Hart's Guide to New York City, Hart, Harold H. & Ruby Davidson
45 Hart's Guide to New York City
Hart, Harold H. & Ruby Davidson

Hart Publishing Co 1964, Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1331 pages, 34 maps in full color. Over 2200 personally investigated venues: restaurants, hotels, nightclubs, museums, cocktail lounges, sports, shopping, transportation, art galleries, tours, etc. Valuable resource for research or a trip down memory lane. Bound in red cloth; endpapers illustrated with maps. Bright cover, solid binding; hint of rubbing on edges. Minor tanning/soil on fore edge of text block. Interior crisp, unmarked. Jacket a bit yellowed; several shallow tears and fraying at ends of spine. Protected in new clear sleeve. 30619 
Price: 40.50 USD
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