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A History of Ventfort Hall

By Gilder, Cornelia Brooke; Olshansky, Joan R.

Lenox, MA: Ventfort Hall Association. Very Good. 2002. Softcover. Many illustrations and photos. A history of the construction, architectural details, and occupants of the Ventfort Hall, a Gilded Era mansion in Lenox, Massachusetts. ; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 36 pages .

$10.00

The Building of a Transit Line: The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's Haymarket - North Extension Project

By Keville, Francis M.

Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. Very Good. [1987]. Softcover. Many photos. Documentation of the construction of this massive rail transit project undertaken by the MBTA in the north Boston suburbs. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 48 pages .

$25.00

Boston Looks Seaward: The Story of the Port 1630-1940

By Writers Of The Federal Writers' Project Of The Works Progress Administration

Boston: Bruce Humphries, Inc.. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket chipped with closed tears.. 1941. First Printing. Hardcover. Light green cloth. Pictorial endpapers, black and white illustrations and photos, appendix, maps, and index. A beautiful first edition hardcover copy of this much sought-after volume in the American Guide Series. ; American Guide Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 316 pages .

$75.00

Mills, Mansions, and Mergers: The Life of William M. Wood

By Roddy, Edward G.

North Andover, MA: Merrimack Valley Textile Museum. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly rubbed.. 1982. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 9780937474044 . Pictorial cloth quarter-bound in blue cloth. Black and white photos, appendices, notes, and index. A beautiful edition of this study of the Shawsheen Village in Andover, Massachusetts and of its founder William Madison Wood, and the textile industry of the Eastern United States. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 148 pages .

$25.00

The Run of the Mill: A Pictorial Narrative of the Expansion, Dominion, Decline and Enduring Impact of the New England Textile Industry

By Dunwell, Steve

Boston: David R. Godine. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped and shelfworn.. 1978. First Edition. Hardcover. 0879232498 . Burnt orange cloth binding. xi, 299pp, illustrations, index, photos. A well-illustrated study of America’s textile mills, development of technology, and the rise and ebb of its extent in the New England economy. Many contemporary interviews and photos of mill workers. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$40.00

Maine Place Names and the Peopling of its Towns: York

By Chadbourne, Ava Harriet

Freeport, ME: The Bond Wheelwright Company. Good; Cover rubbed and soiled, owner name on title page.. 1971. Later Printing. Softcover. 9780870271182 . Stapled softcover. Map, black and white photos, and index of cities and towns. A volume in the publisher's Illustrated County Edition series focused on the county of York located in Southern Maine. Please note that this volume deals with York and not Washington County as may be described in some other bookseller listings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 76 pages .

$12.00

The Tamworth Narrative: (New Hampshire)

By Harkness Marjory Gane

Freeport, ME: The Bond Wheelwright Company. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Edges rubbed, owner name on first several . leaves, jacket heavily worn with large chips missing and tape repairs to . the reverse.. 1958. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Light blue cloth. x, 336 pages. Endpaper map, fold-out color illustration, black and white illustrations and photos, author statement, appendix, and index. “The Tamworth narrative covers Tamworth's rise and development from its beginnings as forest wilderness, with separate attention to five district sections. ” ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$20.00

History of the Town of Acton

By Phelan, Harold R.

Self Published. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed.. 1954. First Edition. Hardcover. Navy cloth titled in gilt on spine. Photos and illustrations. Index, appendices, errata. History of the Town of Acton, Massachusetts. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 471 pages .

$35.00

Cautantowwit's House: An Indian Burial Ground on the Island of Conanicut in Narragansett Bay

By Simmons, William Scranton

Providence, RI: Brown University Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped.. 1970. First Edition. Hardcover. xix, 178pp. Blue pictorial cloth. Maps, photos, illustrations. Anthropological study of the authors 1966-67 archaeological excavations of Narragansett graves in Jamestown, Rhode Island.; Square 8vo 8" to 9" tall .

$25.00

Connecticut Historical Collections, Containing a General Collection of Interesting Facts, Traditions, Biographical Sketches, Anecdotes, & C, Relating to the History and Antiquities of Every Town in Connecticut

By Barber, John Warner

Hartford Architecture Conservancy. Very Good; Remnants of price sticker on inside front cover.. 1976. Reprint. Softcover. Facsimile reprint of an excerpt from this 1836 title relating to the History and Antiquities Collections of Hartford, Connecticut. Brown printed softcover. Many engravings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 132 pages .

$20.00

The Stage Coach Period in New England

By Wood, John G.

Exeter, NH: The News-Letter Press. Very Good; Covers lightly soiled, owner name on rear cover.. 1934. Softcover. Gray printed stapled wraps. Exeter Historical Society Bulletin No. 3. Map, list of works consulted. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 23 pages .

$25.00

Mount Washington in Winter 1870-1871: Or the Experiences of a Scientific Expedition Upon the Highest Mountain in New England - 1870-1871

By Hitchcock, Charles H.

Bowie, MD: Heritage Books. Very Good. 1993. Reprint. Softcover. 9781556138911 . ix, 363 pages. Map, black and white illustrations, appendix, and index. A facsimile reprint edition of this late 1800s scientific account originally published in 1871 by the Boston firm of Chick and Andrews. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$20.00

Chronicle of an Islander

By Athearn, Edwin B.

Martha's Vineyard, MA: Self Published. Very Good. 1995. First Edition; First Printing. Softcover. 9781883154011 . xii, 163 pages. Black and white photos and illustrations. Collection of historical and adventurous Martha's Vineyard stories. Signed by the author on the half title page. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author .

$10.00

Maine: A Guide Down East

Boston: Houghton Mifflin. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly worn.. 1937. First Edition. Hardcover. Green cloth with blue lettering. Map endpapers. xxvi, 476pp, index. Many photos. Written by the WPA Writers. Part of front jacket panel and flap laid in. ; The American Guide Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$15.00

The Laurel Hill Association, 1853-1953

By Cresson, Margaret French

Self Published. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1953. Hardcover. Foreword by Lewis Perry. Folding map of Stockbridge, Massachusetts at rear. Cloth-backed boards. Photos. History of the Laurel Hill Association, a beautification group. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 77 pages .

$20.00

Dover Days Gone By
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Dover Days Gone By

By Vara, Richard Hart; Tritsch, Electa Kane (editor)

Dover, MA: Dover Historical Society. Very Good; Edges rubbed, corners bumped, lower corner of front cover creased.. 2010. Later Edition. Softcover. 9780615399294 . Acknowledgments, black and white photos and illustrations, and appendix. An updated final edition copy of this well illustrated Massachusetts regional history. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 273 pages .

$15.00

Penobscot:  Down East Paradise
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Penobscot: Down East Paradise

By Munson, Gorham

Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket toned and chipped with mild foxing on the spine.. 1959. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Blue cloth. xiii, 399 pages. Endpaper map, black and white illustrations, and index. A regional history and travel guide with information on the islands, towns, industry, and notable visitors. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$15.00

State O\' Maine
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State O' Maine

By Rich, Louise Dickinson

NY: Harper and Row. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped and mildly toned.. 1964. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Aqua cloth. xvi, 302 pages. Endpaper map, fold-out map, black and white illustrations, bibliography, index, and about the author page. A complete history of Maine designed for younger readers. A volume in the publisher's Regions of America series. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$15.00

Boston through the Ages:  The Geological Story of Greater Boston
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Boston through the Ages: The Geological Story of Greater Boston

By Crosby, Irving B.

Boston: Marshall Jones Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards scuffed, owner bookplate on half-title page.. 1928. First Edition. Hardcover. xvii, 166pp. Brown illustrated cloth binding. Illustrated endpapers and many other photos and illustrations throughout text. Bibliography, index.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall .

$25.00

The Knave of Boston and Other Ambiguous Massachusetts Characters
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The Knave of Boston and Other Ambiguous Massachusetts Characters

By Russell, Francis

Boston: Quinlan Press. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Owner name on front free endpaper. Jacket presents well in jacket protector although quite worn along the edges with . a price sticker on front flap.. 1987. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 9780933341791 . Salmon cloth. xii, 190 pages. Black and white photographs, author postscript. Colorful look at some of Boston's most historic figures including Dan Coakley, Honey Fitz Fitzgerald, and James Michael Curley. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$15.00

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