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Crossing the Field

by Barnes, Kate

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Lippincott Books
Published
1992
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780942396676
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Nobleboro (ME): Blackberry Books, 1992. First Edition . Soft cover. As New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Beckman, Siri. Unpaged, with beautiful wood engravings by Siri Beckman Warm inscription by author, with banner drawn, on title page. Fine.
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Bury Me On the Wind

by Strunk, Jud

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Lippincott Books
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Very Good
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Eustis, Maine: Self-published. Soft cover. Very Good. Softcover. Unpaginated. Second printing, 1981. With a color photo of Strunk playing his banjo on the front cover. Writings from the Maine singer/songwriter, and comedian, best known for his song "Daisy a Day" which made the Billboard Top 20. He was also a regular member… Read more
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In and Out of Augusta on Foot and Wheel

by Shute, Alberta V

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Lippincott Books
Published
1987
Condition
GVG
Edition
First Edition
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Hallowell, Maine: Balm O'Gilead Cabin, 1987. First Edition . Paper Wrappers. GVG. 219 pp. A collection of pieces published in the Kennebec Journal and the Lewiston Evening Journal during the 1940's -1960's. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Topics include Augusta landmarks, seasonal essays, and a number of biographical sketches. Of particular interest are biographies… Read more
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The Constitution and South Carolina. South Carolina: A Conservative Revolution

by Nadelhaft, Jerome J

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Lippincott Books
Published
1988
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780945612087
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Madison, Wisconsin: Madison House Publishers, 1988. Pictorial Stiff Paper Wrappers. Near Fine. 28 pp. Illustrated, list of sources. Reprinted from: Conley and Kaminski, eds., The Constitution and the States.
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Hershal P. Culpepper: Elf Ambassador Without a Portfolio

by Uncle Tewie [E. Stuart Smith]

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Lippincott Books
Published
1993
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780963968104
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Keene, NH: Pan Press, 1993. First Edition . Pictorial Paper Wrappers. Very Good. Erick Ingraham. unpaginated [24 pp]. Would be near fine but for a faint water ring on front cover. Amos is five and riding in his grandfather's horse-drawn buggy when with a "blip" an impish elf named Hershal P Culpepper appears. Maine author.… Read more
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A Sketch of the Life of John M. Todd (Sixty-two Years in a Barber Shop) and Reminiscences of His Customers

by Todd, John M.

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Lippincott Books
Published
1906
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$35.00

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Portland, Maine: William W. Roberts Co, 1906. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good. vii, 322, [6] pp. Includes 4 pages of barbers' formulas for hair dyes and one for a concoction called Todd's Hungarian Balm which calls for four ounces of tincture of spanish flies among other ingredients. Green cloth, titles gilt on spine and… Read more
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Whiffs from Maine

by Abbott, Malvena Cairns

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Lippincott Books
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Very Good
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n.p.; n. d.. Paper Wrappers. Very Good. 5 x 7-1/4. (circa 1900). [8] pp. Green paper wrappers, with 2 b&w photographs. Poems about Maine: Umbagog Lake, Grafton Notch, etc. Slight curl to bottom corner.
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Our Scene: Gems of Downeast Maine

by Brooks, John K

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Lippincott Books
Published
1989
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$18.00

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Gardiner, Maine: Steele Publishing Company, 1989. First Edition . Soft cover. Near Fine. Ken Brooks. [vi], 186 pp. INSCRIBED by the author on title page. Line drawings grace nearly every story.
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Roll Call: One Year in the United States Senate

by Cohen, William S.

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Lippincott Books
Published
1981
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition, Signed
ISBN
9780671251420
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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1981. First Edition, Signed . Hardcover. Very Good+/Good+. 344 pp. Chronicles Cohen's freshman year in the US Senate, from January to December of 1979. Inscribed on ffep, "For Albert Schiro with best wishes on your birthday Bill Cohen 2/14/81." Cohen was Secretary of Defense during the Clinton administration, the… Read more
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Of Sons and Seasons

by Cohen, Willam S.

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Lippincott Books
Published
1978
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, Signed
ISBN
9780671240547
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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1978. First Edition, Signed . Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 198 pp. " Poetic reflections on the beauty of America, on childhood and patriotism, family and government, by the perceptive and sensitive Congressman from Maine." Serving on the House Judiciary Committee in 1974, then Representative Cohen faced his party's disapproval to make… Read more
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Potpourri

by Loud, Ethel Godfrey

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Lippincott Books
Published
1940
Condition
Very Good+
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Portland, Maine: The Dirigo Editions, 1940. Hardcover. Very Good+/GVG. [x], 54 pp. Red cloth, spine and cover titles black on brown labels. Clean & tight. One chip on lower front of dustjacket has allowed cloth to fade, otherwise would be NF/VG+. "To her credit is the skilful manipulation of verse forms, from the terse… Read more
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Ashes for Flame And Other Poems

by Howe, Caroline Dana

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Lippincott Books
Published
1885
Condition
Very Good
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Portland, Maine: Loring, Short & Harmon, 1885. Hardcover. Very Good. 100 pp. Brown cloth, title stamped in gilt. Light soiling to front board. Maine author; includes a poem titled Fryeburg.
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Modern Classics and Other Poems

by Knowlton, William Smith

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Lippincott Books
Published
1912
Condition
GVG
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Augusta, Maine: Kennebec Journal Press, 1912. Hardcover. GVG. [x], 65 pages. Maroon cloth, titles gilt. top edges gilt. Wear at corners and spine edges, spine gilt starting, p.o. names on front pastedown, small hole in one leaf not affecting text.
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Town Down East

by Freeman, Jessie Wheeler

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Lippincott Books
Published
1949
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition, Presentation Copy
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New York: Stephen Daye Press, 1949. First Edition, Presentation Copy . Hardcover. Very Good+/Good. 79 pp. Turquoise cloth, spine titles stamped in silver. A little wear at corners. Dustjacket has several chips: a 3/4"x3/4" along top front edge affecting title text, at spine edges not affecting text, at back top and bottom edges. INSCRIBED by… Read more
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Homespun Yarns of Maine

by Crankshaw, Margaret

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Lippincott Books
Published
1942
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
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Philadelphia: Dorrance & Co, 1942. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good+/Good. 256 pp. "There is a salty tang in the air with ghosts, tombstones and quaint epitaphs everywhere." This jacket description catches the flavor of this story of life in a coastal village as seen by the summer people who came back year after… Read more
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Sounding Piquant Verses

by Vinton, Eleanor

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Lippincott Books
Published
1940
Condition
Fine
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Portland, Maine: Falmouth Publishing House, 1940. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good+. [x], 52, [2] pp. Red cloth, spine and cover titles black on off-white labels. Clean & tight. Attractive pictorial dustjacket has a touch of sunning and edge wear.
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The Desire of the Moth for the Star

by Smith, Charlotte Louise

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Lippincott Books
Condition
GVG
Edition
Probable First Edition
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n. p., n. d.: Not Given. Probable First Edition . Limp Leather. GVG. 32 pp. First poem, titled Mellinokett Lake, mentions "fair Aroostook." Bound in brown suede with title stamped in gilt on front. Decorative pastedowns made of beige moire fabric over paper. Pages stitched through center fold, and then saddle-sewn into limp leather cover… Read more
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Threads in the Weave

by Darrow, Alice Jennings

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Lippincott Books
Published
1956
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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Brunswick, Maine: Pejepscot Press, 1956. First Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine. viii, 30 pp. Brown cloth, spine title gilt. Gift inscription on ffep. From the Library of Edward "Sandy" Ives, writer, singer, anthropologist, and authority on the folksongs and folklore of Maine and Maritime Canada. Ives was the founder and Director of the Northeast… Read more
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Poems from Yare

by Chadbourne, Alice

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Lippincott Books
Published
1890
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Portland, Maine: Ford & Rich, 1890. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good. 127, [3] pp. Includes table of contents at back. Probably self-published. A number of poems were inspired by people and events in the Yarmouth area of Maine. Especially lovely example of a 19th century binding in the tradition of sentimental gift books.… Read more
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The Shady Road

by Babbitt, Edith Courtenay

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Lippincott Books
Published
1940
Condition
Fine
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Portland, Maine: Falmouth Publishing House, 1940. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good+. [x], 38 pp. Red cloth, spine and cover titles black on white labels. Clean & tight. Attractive dustjacket has just a touch of edge wear. "Her sonnets spring spontaneously from an ardent soul; yet flow with the quietness of a deep river.
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