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TWELVE MONTHS WITH THE EIGHTH MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY IN THE SERVICE OF THE UNITED STATES

By Webber, Harry E

Newcomb & Gauss:, 1908. 392 pages, illustrated. "Massachusetts has furnished her full quota of men at every call of the country. Old Essex (County) has given her share, and as one of the Essex Regiments, the Eighth has figured on several occasions. Of those previous to 1898 this volume has no detailed account to present, but it is a matter of pride to the citizens of this country that it is said of the Eighth Masschusetts that it was the first National Guard regiment ready, after a canvass of its officers and men, to volunteer, and was one of the first to leave the state in the service of the nation in the conflict with Spain." VERY GOOD- HARDCOVER, blue cloth covers, lettering is bright on the spine. Defects noted: front blank endpaper is missing from the book, and it appears that the front spine edge was repaired and two pages are glued together along the spine in a small area. The book is in very good condition otherwise, and the binding is tight.. Hard Cover. Very Good-/Not Issued With A Dust Jacket.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


GREAT SEA RESCUES

By Snow, Edward Rowe

Dodd Mead & Co.:, 1958. 268 pages, illustrated. The "author presents nineteen accounts of the struggle of man to save lives, whether his own or those of fellow human beings, from the insatiable greed of death that pervades the death. Each portrays man in extremis when false move could spell his end." VERY GOOD HARDCOVER, with a long previous owner inscription, GOOD DUST JACKET.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


GHOSTS, GALES AND GOLD

By Snow, Edward Rowe

Dodd, Mead & Co:, 1972. 2631 pages, illustrated. "A ship that sails from New Haven in 1646 and returns two years later as a weird apparition in the sky, a phantom fiddler who drives a Harvard graduate mad, a vision of a woman in pure white who appears on shipboard and more." FINE HARDCOVER, VERY GOOD DUST JACKET, signed with an illustration by Edward Rowe Snow.. By the Author.. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


MYSTERIES AND ADVENTURES ALONG THE ATLANTIC COAST

By Snow, Edward Rowe

Dodd, Mead & Co: First published in1948, this book is the sixth printing from Aug. 1952, 352 pages, illustrated. ""In 1945, I began active research into the background of these stories I had put aside. With two exceptions, thery were about the Atlantic Ocean, its coastline and its island. They included accounts of shipwrecks, strange disappearances at sea, mysterious events on lonely islands, and the search for undersea treasure." FINE- HARDCOVER, GOOD DUST JACKET. Hard Cover. Fine-/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


TALES OF SEA AND SHORE

By Snow, Edward Rowe

Dodd, Mead & Co:, 1966. 274 pages, illustrated. "This the best of Snow, will make exciting reading for anyone who loves the sea and its mysteries. Included are accounts of the British frigate Somerset; of Boston Light; of New England's greatest single rescue feat and many others." GOOD- HARDCOVER, GOOD DUST JACKET.. Hard Cover. Fine-/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


THE FURY OF THE SEAS

By Snow, Edward Rowe

Dodd, Mead & Co:, 1964. 271 pages, illustrated. "There is an inexhastibility to the fury of the seas that have taken their toll of human life and property ever since man has ventured abroad upon them. Here Snow tells 24 sagas of the raging of the deep." FINE- HARDCOVER, VERY GOOD DUST JACKET, d.j. price is clipped.. Hard Cover. Fine-/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


PIRACY, MUTINY AND MURDER

By Snow, Edward Rowe

Dodd Mead & Co.:, 1959. 306 pages, illustrated. "In these 16 tales, the author relates some of the most notorious instances of piracy, mutiny and murder that have occurred during the last three centuries among inhabitants of the northeastern seaboard." FINE HARDCOVER, VERY GOOD DUST JACKET, signed by the author.. By the Author.. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


PIRATES AND BUCCANEERS OF THE ATLANTIC COAST

By Snow, Edward Rowe

Yankee Publishing House:, 1944. 350 pages, illustrated with photos and line drawings. A detailed study of pirates. Part One covers New England, Part Two: The Chesapeake Bay to Florida, Part Three, New York and Phildelphia. Part four: The Women Pirates, Part Five: Newfoundland and Nova Scotia, and Part Six: Searching for Buried Pirate Treasure. VERY GOOD HARDCOVER, GOOD- DUST JACKET.. First Edition Stated. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


NEW ENGLAND SEA TRAGEDIES

By Snow, Edward Rowe

Dodd Mead & Co.:, 1960. 310 pages, illustrated. "Snow tells the thrilling stories of some of the outstanding maritime dramas which have brought tragedy to the lives of Yankee sailors from the seventeenth century to the present." VERY GOOD HARDCOVER, GOOD DUST JACKET.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


ASTOUNDING TALES OF THE SEA

By Snow, Edward Rowe

Dodd, Mead & Co.:, 1963. 268 pages, illustrated. "In these 20 chapters, he recounts some of the most dramatic and bizarre nautical events which he has discovered to have occurred during more than two hundred and fifty years." FINE HARDCOVER, VERY GOOD DUST JACKET, signed by E.R. Snow.. Signed by Author,. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


THE ISLANDS OF BOSTON HARBOR 1630 - 1971

By Snow, Edward Rowe

Dodd, Mead, 1971. First published in 1936, this book is the 1971 printing, 274 pages, illustrated. "Now, thirty-six years later, Mr. Snow brings the story of Boston Harbor up to date in a new and revised edition of this delightful classic. Here, in grand sweep, from Pilgrim times to the present, is the romance of Boston Harbor, with its legends and supernatural tales, a story that mirrors much of the history of America." FINE- HARDCOVER, GOOD DUST JACKET, signed by the author.. By the Author.. Hard Cover. Fine-/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


FANTASTIC FOLKLORE AND FACT. New England Tales Of Land And Sea

By Snow, Edward Rowe

Dodd Mead & Co.:, 1968. The third printing, 270 pages, illustrated. "In Legends and bizarre but true tales, New England is perhaps the richest region in the world. Edward Rowe Snow, who has devoted most of his life to collecting these unusual stories here presents an exciting new selection of the best the area has to offer." FINE HARDCOVER, VERY GOOD DUST JACKET, signed by the author.. Signed by Author. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


UNSOLVED MYSTERIES OF SEA AND SHORE

By Snow, Edward Rowe

Dodd, Mead:, 1963. 276 pages, illustrated. "Edward Rowe Snow, who lived in Marshfield, Massachusetts, has long been known for his stories of the sea. Here he tells 24 thrilling accounts of riddles to which the answers may forever be lost, jealously guarded in their ocean tomb or buried along some surf-swept strand." VERY GOOD- HARDCOVER, green cloth covers, shows some faded areas, GOOD DUST JACKET.. Hard Cover. Very Good-/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.



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ANTHROPOLOGY TOWARD HISTORY. Culture And Work In A 19th-Century Maine Town

By Horwitz, Richard P

Wesleyan University Press:, 1978. 197 pages. "In this study, the author provides a manual for the synthesis of anthropology and history, offering a theory of anthropology, and history, offering a theory of culture, a method for applying that theory in and a sample application. Between 1820 and 1850 Winthrop, Maine changed from a quiet hamlet of subsistence farmers to a bustling mill town. Horwitz examines the full cultural context of work in the town. Using the concepts and methods of ethnoscience, he assesses the human impact of the Industrial Revolution in the participants' own terms from their own perspective." FINE HARDCOVER, FINE DUST JACKET.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


MORE STORIES FROM THE LOG OF A SEA CAPTAIN'S DAUGHTER

By Snow, Alice Rowe

Winthrop, Ma.: By the Author:, 1949. 123 pages, illustrated in b&w. This book is a continuation of the author's first book: "Log Of A Sea-Captain's Daughter, With Adventures On Robinson Crusoe's Island." FINE HARDCOVER, VERY GOOD- DUST JACKET, signed by the author on the title page.. By the Author.. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


THE YANKEE WHALER

By Ashley, Clifford W

Houghton Mifflin Co.:, 1938. 156 pages, profusely illustrated (150 illustrations) that are in color and b&w, with an Introduction by Robert Cushman Murphy and a preface to the pictures by Zephaniah W. Pease. This book is the Popular edition from the first edition of 1926. This book "contains hitherto unpublished matter, such as the log-book of the sloop Manufactor, the oldest whaling log in existence. Here is new light on those much-mooted points, the invention of the schooner and the breathing of the whales; and much whalemen's lore concerning methods of attack and the behavior of the quarry. Here are all the details of whaleship construction, rigging and navigation, gear and craft, and side-lights on the unique personalities of the whalemen from New Beford, Nantucket, and Long Island ports. Here, in short, is the most detailed and superbly illustrated book on American whaling which has been ever been written." FINE HARDCOVER, VERY GOOD- DUST JACKET, dust jacket prioce is clipped, this book is signed by the author to Warren Hill.. Signed by the Author.. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good-. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


THE YANKEE WHALER

By Ashley, Clifford W

Houghton Mifflin Co.:, 1938. 156 pages, profusely illustrated (150 illustrations) that are in color and b&w, with an Introduction by Robert Cushman Murphy and a preface to the pictures by Zephaniah W. Pease. This book is the Popular edition from the first edition of 1926. This book "contains hitherto unpublished matter, such as the log-book of the sloop Manufactor, the oldest whaling log in existence. Here is new light on those much-mooted points, the invention of the schooner and the breathing of the whales; and much whalemen's lore concerning methods of attack and the behavior of the quarry. Here are all the details of whaleship construction, rigging and navigation, gear and craft, and side-lights on the unique personalities of the whalemen from New Beford, Nantucket, and Long Island ports. Here, in short, is the most detailed and superbly illustrated book on American whaling which has been ever been written." FINE- HARDCOVER, brick red cloth covers, with gilt lettering bright on the spine.. Hard Cover. Fine-/Not Issued With A Dust Jacket.. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


GREAT STORMS AND SHIPWRECKS OF NEW ENGLAND

By Snow, Edward Rowe

Yankee Books:, 1944. First published in 1943, this book is the second edition from 1944, 354 pages, illustrated. "This volume contains the story of the constant struggle between man and the elements, nature against what civilization has built to oppose here. And here in New England is a proving ground of all efforts to conquer the storms and gales as they sweep in from the sea, for northeastern United States gets far more than its share. So crowded are the archives of New England history with tales of not hundreds, but thousands of shipwrecks. It was physically impossible to include every storm or wreck of interest, but all the important disasters from a part of this volume." GOOD HARDCOVER, the folded map insert the Mass. Bay is not present.. First Edition Stated. Hard Cover. Good/No dust jacket present. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


OLD SHIP AND SHIP-BUILDING OF MEDFORD

By Gleason, Hall

Medford Co-Operative Bank:, 1988. This book is a reprinting of the first edition published in 1936, 84 pages, illsutrated in b&w. A look at early shipbuilding in Medford Massachusetts. 84p softbound edition in pictorial stiff wraps. Present is a 35 page list of vessels built in Medford, Ma. from 1803-1873. FINE- SOFTCOVER.. Soft Cover. Fine-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


TRUE TALES AND CURIOUS LEGENDS. Dramatic Stories From The Yankee Past

By Snow, Edward Rowe

Dodd, Mead & Co:, 1969. The second printing, 273 pages, illustrated. "From inland as well as from the sea, mr. Snow presents a superb group of stories on topics as diverse as ghosts, the Devil, Indians, storms, fires, and fascinating women, along with previously untold accounts of shipwrecks and His Majesty the sea serpent." FINE- HARDCOVER, green cloth covers, lettering is bright on the spine.. Hard Cover. Fine-/No Dust Jacket Present. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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