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New England Gothic

By: Allen, Addison

Price: $75.00

Publisher: PA, Chilton Book Company: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39609

Condition: Very Good +


Collectible copy, stated first edition on copyright page. Lilac colored cloth boards with sharp tips and barely bumped spine ends, no rubbing. Bit of age toning/spotting on backstrip cloth with a one inch darker rust colored mark in frt gutter cloth which is fairly visible as well on front pastedown along with some other micro foxing marks on pastedowns and edge of page block. Tidy name also on frt pastedn but is all but hidden under unclipped frt dj flap. Sounds worse than it looks. 250 pp. Illustrated dj shows color loss and light rubbing at extremities. Spine sunned but title still leg... View more info

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Foxy of Verona Island SIGNED

By: Baxter, William N.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Trafford Publishing: 2008

Edition: Third Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 39953

ISBN: 1425135471

Condition: Very Good


3rd printing paperback presentation copy from author's daughter to a friend with lengthy inscription on inside frt cover. 24 pg story of a fox from Maine and his adventures with the author's dog. Some creases and bit of peeled cellophane on cover. View more info

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John Marin A Retrospective Exhibition 1947 Exhibition Art Catalog

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Institute of Modern Art: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 34769

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition paperback with light soil and negligible edge wear to covers from storage. Bright pink endpps with former owners raised, embossed (non-inked) ownership stamp at foot of fep. Foxing noted on glossy half title pp only. 80 pages of text and art plus 38 further black and white reproductions. Profusely illustrated with color and b/w plates from this artists works. Chapters include: Foreword by James S. Plaut/ Marin in Maine (photographs, 1946), Marin Writes/ John Marin A Portrait by MacKinley Helm/ Pertaining to Marin's Style by Frederick S. Wright/ Catalogue of the Exhibition: Oil... View more info

Plough Penny Mystery

By: Davis, Lavinia R

Price: $20.00

Publisher: England, Collins: 1949

Seller Id: 46449

Condition: Very Good


Nice solid 4th printing hardcover in butternut cloth covered boards with brown spine title. 249 pp text is tight and bright, hinges fine, no markings within. Unclipped (and unpriced) color illustrated jacket is a professional reproduction that shows chips to four corners of frt panel, the one at head of spine, took most of the first title word then wraps around to head of rear gutter and outward 1.5". Connie Ware felt very glum. What a wash-out Larry Maine, the new neighbor, had turned out to be. Thirteen, her own age, he was beyond doubt a sissy. Imagine being afraid of horses! But C... View more info

Bert and I For Kids of All Ages Tales From Down East

By: Dodge, Marshall; Bryan, Robert

Price: $7.00

Publisher: ME, Down East Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41624

ISBN: 089272580X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, first printing paperback in illustrated card covers show negligible wear at tips from storage, internally fine. 32 pp. Follows friends Bert and the narrator from Maine as they collide with a whale in their boat, and tell the stories of the narrator's childhood attachment to a Christmas turkey, and a man who is known for his moose-calling abilities. View more info

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Pericles and Philomina A True Greek Kitty Love Story

By: Eastment, Gerri Ann

Price: $35.00

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45719

Condition: Very Good


Gerri Ann Eastment lives in Maine, and has been writing children's fiction for most of her life, ever since Thornton Burgess answered her letters and became her pen pal. This is an endearing story of her own cats, Pericles and Philomina. Book shows light surface wear, 28 pp text is crisp and unmarked. Several pages of cat facts in rear. Super uncommon. Written to raise funds for the: H.A.R.T. = Homeless Animal Rescue Team in Maine. Square format book, approx 8.5 x 8". No names, not exlib. A story, based on true events in 1995, of three girls who work to rescue and adopt two abandon... View more info

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The Ghost Rock Mystery

By: Jane, Mary C.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic Book Services: 1965

Seller Id: MK46694

Condition: Very Good


One of the early Scholastic juvenile mysteries (4th printing of the first edition), shows a touch of color loss at head of frt cover, bit of abrasions at foot of same, 122 pp text tight and browning but not brittle. No names, or soil. Of course Janice and Tommy don't believe in ghosts or haunted houses. But when they visit Aunt Annabelle's guest house in Maine, they begin to wonder... Why does the sinister guest creep around the top floor when he thinks everyone is asleep? How about the flickering light that appears out of nowhere in a midnight storm? And what can those hoofbeats in the ... View more info

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200 Years of Lubec History 1776 - 1976

By: Johnson, Ryerson & Lois; The Lubec Historical Society

Price: $45.00

Publisher: ME, Ryerson & Lois Johnson & The Lubec Historical Society: 1976

Seller Id: 45711

Condition: Near Fine


Nice copy in black/white illustrated paper covers showing light surface soil. 157 pp text is tight, bright, crisp and unmarked. This is an exact photo-reprint, with simulated cover, of the original book put out by the Lubec Historical Society. No names, not exlib. No title on spine as published. Gift quality showing light surface soil on white background covers. View more info

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200 Years of Lubec History 1776 - 1976 Bicentennial Issue

By: Johnson, Ryerson & Lois; The Lubec Historical Society

Price: $47.00

Publisher: ME, Ryerson & Lois Johnson & The Lubec Historical Society: 1976

Edition: Bicentennial Issue

Seller Id: 45710

Condition: Good +


Nice copy in nautical blue/cream illustrated paper covers showing moderate color loss on covers. 147 pp text is tight, bright, crisp and has a barely perceptible former owner's name on dark blue inside cover. This is the Bicentennial issue. No title on spine as published, only blue/cream irregular polka dots. May have been dampened in the past. Has a *slight* musty smell but you really have to stick your nose into it. View more info

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The New England Epicure Reading Between the Recipes Four Unforgettable Seasons in a Country Kitchen

By: Land, Leslie

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Dell: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28842

ISBN: 0440500788

Condition: Fine


Mint condition 352 pg paperback loaded with lore, recipes and more. View more info

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Faith In My Heart

By: Maynard, Mollie

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Vantage Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44287

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover in dust wrapper with small repaired paper pull on foot of frt panel. Light foxing on fep. Story of Mollie Maynard, born in Frankfort Maine, spent a time w/her sister in an Orphanage, Mama remarries and they come home. She marries twice, ends up going to Lithuania with her first husband, treated coldly by the relatives, finds her way back to the states, remarries, etc. View more info

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The Mystery of the Pilgrim Trading Post

By: Molloy, Anne

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Hastings House: 1964

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller Id: 45959

Condition: Near Fine


Book club hardcover in illustrated paper covered boards with faint color loss at still sharp tips and bumped spine ends. NOT ex-library, no names, tears or soil. Light surface scratches to dark blue background rear board. Juvenile fiction chapter book. Twins Will and Lettie Dennis and their cousin Jonas Wingate are unwilling visitors to the old Maine homestead of their older cousin, Mary Pete Tibbets. She enlists their help in trying to prove the home is the site of a former Pilgrim trading post. Proving the mansion's historic past is the only way to save it from demolition, as the town w... View more info

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The Flight of The Grand Eagle Charles G. Bryant, Maine Architect & Adventurer

By: Mundy, James H.; Shettleworth, Earle G. Jr.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: ME, Maine Historic Preservation Commission: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 42498

Condition: Near Fine


Tight bright unmarked copy in lightly surface soiled white background paperback covers. 155 pp. Life story of Charles G. Bryant, Maine's first professional architect. Born in 1803. View more info

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The Cavalry Battles of Aldie, Middleburg and Upperville Small But Important Riots June 10-27, 1863 SIGNED

By: O'Neill, Robert F. Jr.

Price: $145.00

Publisher: VA, Privately Printed: 1993

Edition: 2nd Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 46252

ISBN: 1561900524

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality 2nd edition, authors' presentation copy signed and dedicated on fep: "To Fred, With best wishes Bob O'Neill APCUS Tour, Aldie 10-15-95. Crisp straight, sharp hardcover in navy blue cloth with bright gold titles on cover and spine show negligible color loss at still sharp tips and lightly bumped spine ends. 228 pp text as new. Professionally reproduced dj in new mylar displays well with negligible surface wear and soil. This highly sought and collectible volume includes: Chapter 1: We ought to be invincible, and by God, sir, we shall be! Chapter 2: It is better that w... View more info

Image for The Cavalry Battles of Aldie, Middleburg and Upperville  Small But Important Riots June 10-27, 1863. SIGNED BY AUTHOR

The Cavalry Battles of Aldie, Middleburg and Upperville Small But Important Riots June 10-27, 1863. SIGNED BY AUTHOR

By: O'Neill, Robert F. Jr.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: VA, Privately Printed: 1993

Edition: First Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 34035

ISBN: 1561900524

Condition: Fine


1st Limited, numbered edition that is twice signed by author. Limited to 1000 copies, this being #217. Authors' presentation copy signed and dedicated on fep. Crisp straight boards with negligible color loss at still sharp tips. Internally as new. Original dj in new mylar displays well with light surface wear and faint soil. 228 p. Chapter 1: We ought to be invincible, and by God, sir, we shall be! Chapter 2: It is better that we should lose men: June 10 to 16. Chapter 3: Rise Aldi's Dark and Bloody Heights: The Battle for Little Turnpike. Chapter 4: Cavalry fighting against Cav. is exciting:... View more info

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Fogbound SIGNED

By: Shepard, Steven

Price: $15.00

Publisher: MO, Landmark Editions Inc: 1993

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 32694

ISBN: 0933849435

Condition: As New


Inscribed by author on half title page. Reads "John, I hope you enjoy my story!," plus small sketch of pocket knife. Glossy illustrated boards with sharp tips and spine ends, 29 pg text as new. Collectible condition. When twelve-year-old Jason rows his boat to the Maine island where he has accidentally left his father's knife, he must face threatening fog, treacherous currents, and a sinister Lobsterman. Steven Shepard wrote and illustrated Fogbound and won the 1992 National Written & Illustrated By. Award Contest for students age10-13. View more info

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Maine Lines Poems, Serious and Otherwise, About Maine

By: Stewart, Harris

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Privately Printed: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 23778

ISBN: 1881539210

Condition: Fine


Two fine first edition glossy paperbacks available. Both with barely brushed tips, 111 page text crisp and unmarked. Mainiacks and tourists alike will enjoy the wit of Harris Stewart as he pens light verse about his beloved Maine. With droll illustrations by John Holden, Maine Lines is a delightful collection of poems, serious and otherwise, about tourists, blizzards, potatoes, fishing, beaches, gardens pruned by deer, and his respect for the first person to try lobstah. View more info