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Image for Hands on the Land  A History of the Vermont Landscape

Hands on the Land A History of the Vermont Landscape

By: Albers, Jan

Price: $27.00

Publisher: The MIT Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30213

ISBN: 0262011751


Fine in Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 351 pp, bound in full blue cloth. Crisp, as new, in like jacket. View more info

Image for Swamp Yankee from Mystic  A Family, A Region and Its Roots

Swamp Yankee from Mystic A Family, A Region and Its Roots

By: Allyn, James H.

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Roy N. Bohlander: 1980

Seller ID: 31342


Good+; Softcover; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Mystic, CT; 194 pages in wraps. Cclean cover; moderately rubbed, firmly bound. Scuff and crease on back cover. crisp, clean, unmarked interior. History of the Swamp Yankees, the hardworking immigrants who settled Southern Rhode Island & Southeastern Connecticut, with family names from Abbott & Allyn, to Hinkley & Hislop, to Walling & Whipple. View more info

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Hopkinton City: "The Williamsburg of Hopkinton, Rhode Island"

By: Andrews, Hope Greene

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Self-Published: 1985

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 31256


Very Good; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; SIGNED by author. 92 pp; plastic comb binding. Map of Hopkinton City; drawings of historical buildings, houses. Light rubbing on top edge of cover. ; Signed by Author View more info

Image for The Story of a River: Salmon on the Dennys, 1786-1988; Struggle for Survival

The Story of a River: Salmon on the Dennys, 1786-1988; Struggle for Survival

By: Bartlett, Ed; Ray Robinson

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Self-Published: 1988

Seller ID: 179

Condition: Fine


106 pages, bound in green cloth. Abundantly illustrated with black & white photos Jacket and cover painting by Tom Hennessey. Chronicle of the efforts of the Dennysville Sportsman Club to make the Dennys River a productive and self-sustaining fishery. The book discusses and documents earlier gill net and weir fisheries, the dams, mills, and fishways constructed; and fires and ice-outs in the river's late history. Fine book, clean, bright, tightly bound. Pages crisp, unmarked. In Near Fine jacket with light rubbing top edge. Dust jacket protected in new clear mylar sleeve. View more info

Image for Historic Adamsville  It's People and It's Places

Historic Adamsville It's People and It's Places

By: Belko, Vivian

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Adamsville Historical Association: 1993

Edition: Second Edition, revised

Seller ID: 21353


Very Good; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 124 pages, stapled binding. Mild shelf wear on cover; short corner crease. Interior clean, unmarked. Adamsville Rhode Island. Contents include: the Church brothers, Giffords and Tabers, Philip Manchester's family and store; Philip and Jim Gray's enterprises, Farmers, Physicians, Institutions, Other people; map on rear cover. ; View more info

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A History of the Town of Grand Isle as told by the People of the Town

By: Bender, Jan (ed.)

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Landside Press: 1991

Seller ID: 31014

ISBN: 096246581X


Very Good-; Softcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Grand Isle, VT; 211 pp. paperback; illustrated with black & white photos, drawings, map. Good to very Good book; bright, clean, tight. Creasing in joint on front cover. Crisp pages, no names or markings. History of the Town of Grand Isle, Vermont with anecdotal contributions by the townspeople themselves. View more info

Image for New England Prospect  Maps, Place Names, and the Historical Landscape (Dublin Seminar for New England Folklife...1980

New England Prospect Maps, Place Names, and the Historical Landscape (Dublin Seminar for New England Folklife...1980

By: Benes, Peter (ed.)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Boston U.: 1982

Seller ID: 28937


Near Fine; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 132 pages in wraps. Bright clean cover; faint shelf wear. Interior crisp, clean, unmarked. Contents include: Land Surveys of William and John Godsoe of Kittery Maine 1689-1769; The Range Township in 18th Century New Hampshire; Native and English Toponymy of Eastern Massachusetts; A New England Coastal Wilderness; Map Bibliography. View more info

Image for New England Meeting House and Church: 1630-1850 (The Dublin Seminar for New England Folklife Annual Proceedings 1979, Volume 4)

New England Meeting House and Church: 1630-1850 (The Dublin Seminar for New England Folklife Annual Proceedings 1979, Volume 4)

By: Benes, Peter (Ed.)

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Boston University: 1979

Seller ID: 641


Very Good+; Softcover; Tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 145 p, bound in pictorial wraps. Clean, lightly rubbed cover, firmly bound. Pages crisp, clean, unmarked. Contents include: Asher Benjamin and Charles Bulfinch -- An Examination of Baroque Forms in Federal Architecure; Lavius Fillmore and the Federal Style Meeting; An Architecural Investigation of the Meeting House in Abington Connecticut 1751; Decorative and Architectural Painting of New England Meeting Houses; Anglican Embellishments -- The Contributions of John Gibbs and William Price in 18th Century Boston; Toward Comfort and Uniform... View more info

Image for "No Pluckier Set of Men Anywhere"; The Story of Ships and Men in Damariscotta and Newcastle, Maine

"No Pluckier Set of Men Anywhere"; The Story of Ships and Men in Damariscotta and Newcastle, Maine

By: Biscoe, Mark Wyman

Price: $40.50

Publisher: 1995

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 30977


Good+; Softcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 148 pp. bound in pictorial wraps. Cover has some light colored stains; perhaps coffee droplets (see image). Binding firm. Pages bright, crisp, clean, unmarked. View more info

Image for Daughters of the State: A Social Portrait of the First Reform School for Girls in North America, 1856-1905

Daughters of the State: A Social Portrait of the First Reform School for Girls in North America, 1856-1905

By: Brenzel, Barbara M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: MIT Press: 1983

Seller ID: 307

ISBN: 0262021943

Condition: Fine


206 pp, bound in light blue cloth. About Fine book, clean, bright cover; tightly bound.Crisp, umarked pages. In dust jacket with moderate rubbing on edges and folds. Criminalization of poverty. View more info

Image for Frank Jones: King of the Alemakers

Frank Jones: King of the Alemakers

By: Brighton, Ray

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Peter Randall Press: 1985

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 31034

ISBN: 0914339095


Very Good; Softcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 402 pp paperback; illustrated with black & white photos. Light reading crease along spine; binding solid nonetheless. Bright, clean, unmarked. View more info

Image for Windmills on Cape Cod and the Islands

Windmills on Cape Cod and the Islands

By: Burrows, Fredrika A.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: William S. Sullwold Publishing: 1978

Seller ID: 30722

ISBN: 0884920232


Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Taunton, MA; 114 pp. hardcover; illustrated with black & white photos, map. Firm binding; hint of shelf rubbing. Crisp clean page, no names or markings. Dust jacket a bit wavy (humidity exposure) near bottom edge; lightly tanned. Protected in new mylar sleeve. View more info

Image for The First Century of the History of Springfield: The Official Records from 1636 to 1736, with an Historical Review and Biographical Mention of the Founders, Volume 1

The First Century of the History of Springfield: The Official Records from 1636 to 1736, with an Historical Review and Biographical Mention of the Founders, Volume 1

By: Burt, Henry M.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Scholar Select: 2015

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 31329

ISBN: 1340041383


Very Good; Hardcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Please NOTE: This publisher, Scholar Select, produces facsimile reprints, often with mediocre print quality. The reproduction of this particular book is rather good. 473 pages, bound in blue glossy printed cover. Originally published in 1898 by author Henry M. Burt Very Good book, bump to base of spine. Clean, tightly bound, crisp, unmarked pages. View more info

Image for BLIZZARD!  The Great Storm of '88

BLIZZARD! The Great Storm of '88

By: Caplovich, Judd; Westbrook, Wayne W. , Ph. D (editor)

Price: $31.50

Publisher: VeRo Publishing: 1988

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 31290

ISBN: 0961928204


Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Vernon, CT; In blue cloth; 242 pages; well-illustrated. Clean bright cover, sharp corners, tight binding; mild ear base of spine. Interior crisp, unmarked. Jacket shows moderate rubbing, crease near bottom edge. Protected in new mylar sleeve. ; 242 p. View more info

Image for Bartlett, New Hampshire . . . in The Valley of the Saco

Bartlett, New Hampshire . . . in The Valley of the Saco

By: Carroll, Aileen M.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Phoenix Publishing: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16958

ISBN: 0914659472


Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; West Kennebunk, ME; Published for the Bartlett Public Library. 209 pages. Crisp, tight, unmarked copy. Jacket shows light taning, 3 shallow tears; minor soil. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Packaged with care. View more info