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Ninety Years at the Isles of Shoals by  Oscar LAIGHTON - First Edition - 1929 - from Sandra L Hoekstra Bookseller (SKU: 99)

Ninety Years at the Isles of Shoals

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Ninety Years at the Isles of Shoals

by LAIGHTON, Oscar

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Andover, Mass: The Andover Press, 1929. First Edition. Cloth. Very good. First edition. 8vo; 167pp; gilt stamped green cloth over board with title and author to front cover; black and white illustrations; ½" split to cloth in front cover gutter, book lightly cocked forward, light foxing to fly pages; very good. Interesting recollections and musings about the author's ninety years on the Isles of Shoals. The islands span the border of New Hampshire and Maine. The author moved to them when he was 3 months old and his father took up a lighthouse keeper position.

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Bookseller
Sandra L Hoekstra Bookseller US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
99
Title
Ninety Years at the Isles of Shoals
Author
LAIGHTON, Oscar
Format/binding
Cloth
Book condition
Used - Very good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
The Andover Press
Place of Publication
Andover, Mass
Date published
1929
Keywords
Maine author, Autobiography, History, New England, Maine, New Hampshire

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Sandra L Hoekstra Bookseller

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Thomaston, Maine
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About Sandra L Hoekstra Bookseller

We are a small shop located on U.S. Rte 1 in mid-coast Maine, open two days a week and by appointment. You can also find us at book shows. We sell antiquarian, collectible, out-of-print, and rare, books, maps, prints and interesting ephemera. Watch our facebook page for updates on hours and closures.

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First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
gutter
The inside margin of a book, connecting the pages to the joints near the binding.
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
New
A new book is a book previously not circulated to a buyer. Although a new book is typically free of any faults or defects,...[more]
cocked
Refers to a state where the spine of a book is lightly "twisted" in such a way that the front and rear boards of a book do not...[more]

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