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THE STORY OF THE CHESTNUT CANOE: 150 Years of Canadian Canoe Building

-1997- Nibus Publishing Limited, Halifax, Novia Scotia- GOOD; light wear. ILLUSTRATED. 166 pp. with Index and Bibliography of sources. Contents include: from ABORIGINALS (INDIANS) to the WHITE MAN'S CANOES, The CHESTNUT FAMILY, CANOE COMPANY CATALOGUES 1903-1936, OMER STRINGER, BILL MASON and much more.

$49.95

OXFORD HILLS HIGH SCHOOL YEARBOOK: DREKI 1962

1962- Oxford Hills High School- Hardcover, Good; light wear. B&W PHOTOGRAPHS.

$14.95

KOREA: A Study of U.S. Policy in the United Nations
Goodrich, Leland M.
- 1956- Council on Foreign Relations, New York- FIRST EDITION- Cloth HARDCOVER, VERY GOOD+. DUSTJACKET, GOOD+, with original price ($3.25). VINTAGE, ORIGINAL first edition published by the Council on Foreign Relations, New York. Includes topics of United States Policy in KOREA, such as: The MOSCOW AGREEMENT, the KOREAN QUESTION before the GENERAL ASSEMBLY, POLITICAL CONDITIONS in SOUTH KOREA, and much more. Note: your book ships immediately via Media Mail, with Delivery Confirmation tracking for FREE!

$14.95

NEW ENGLAND'S LAST CIVIL WAR VETERANS
Hoar, Jay S., B.A., M.A. (SIGNED by Jay S. Hoar)
1976- FIRST EDITION- This is NOT an ex-library book and it is NOT a reprint edition- Blue softcover, VERY GOOD; signed by Jay S. Hoar on title page, neat note on dedication page and copyright page, Jay S. Hoar's personal MILITARY stamp on last few pages, otherwise neat, clean and solid inside and out. 195 pp. with Index detailing INDIVIDUAL and FAMILY NAMES, useful for GENEALOGY, HISTORIANS, MILITARY, CIVIL WAR reference.

$39.95

HANNIBAL HAMLIN OF MAINE: Lincoln's First Vice-President
Hunt, H. Draper
1969- Syracuse University Press, New York- FIRST EDITION ('First Edition' STATED)- This is NOT an ex-library book and it is NOT a reprint edition- BINDING is dark green cloth hardcover with titles in GOLD on spine; binding and text are neat, clean and solid, VG+ with NO extraneous writings or bookplates. The ORIGINAL illustarted DUST JACKET is also very neat, clean and bright, VG in new archival protector. There are NO major rips, tears or missing pieces. Overall, an EXCELLENT COLLECTOR COPY of a fairly UNCOMMON HISTORICAL BIOGRAPHY... 'This FULL-SCALE biography of Hamlin's PUBLIC and PERSONAL LIFE is enriched by NEW INSIGHTS, gained from a previously INACCESSIBLE CACHE of HAMLIN FAMILY PAPERS, into the FRUSTRATING and VOICELESS vice-presidential years... The LINCOLN-HAMLIN RELATIONSHIP is studied IN DEPTH... Included are INTIMATE DAY-TO-DAY GLIMPSES of the LINCOLN ADMINISTRATION, and an EYEWITNESS DESCRIPTION of Lincoln's ASSASSINATION by HAMLIN'S DAUGHTER... Of MAJOR IMPORTANCE to Lincoln scholars is NEW EVIDENCE indicating that LINCOLN HIMSELF engineered, from BEHIND THE SCENES, Hamlin's DEFEAT and Andrew Johnson's victory for the vice-presidential nomination in 1864...' 292 pages. The book contains EXTENSIVE NOTES to chapters, a BIBLIOGRAPHY, and an INDEX.


49.95

THE THOMPSON LAKE BOOK: A Narrative History
Madden, Joan C.; and Margaret E. Slattery (SIGNED by AUTHORS)
1991- Thompson Lake Environmental Association- Oblong softcover, VERY GOOD; only faint wear. ILLUSTRATED with PHOTOGRAPHS: LANDSCAPE, ARCHITECTURE, SETTLERS, CAMPS, HISTORY, FAMILIES of the THOMPSON LAKE area (Oxford, Otisfield, Poland, and Casco) MAINE. 74 pp. SIGNED by the AUTHORS.

$29.95

THE STORY OF A DOWN EAST PLANTATION: Facts and Fancies About the Pine Tree State
One of the Tribe of Fishers (LEWIS BEALS FISHER)
1914- Self-published by Lewis B. Fisher: University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois- ORIGINAL 1914 FIRST PRINTING- This is NOT an ex-library book and it is NOT a reprint edition- BINDING is ORIGINAL dark blue cloth HARDCOVER with titles in GOLD on spine (ALL GOLD is present and with LUSTER); binding and text are generally very neat, clean and solid, VG with NO extraneous writings or bookplates (only neatly done 1915 'gift inscription' with added 'handed-down to' genealogical names front free page). Just light wear and normal 'age-coloration'. Overall, an EXCELLENT COLLECTOR COPY of a SCARCE... DETAILED and IN-DEPTH... GENEALOGICAL NARRATIVE and HISTORY of CHARLOTTE, MAINE (Plantation No. 3) in WASHINGTON COUNTY written by LEWIS B. FISHER... 219 pages ILLUSTRATED throughout with VINTAGE B&W GENEALOGICAL PORTRAITS and with HAND-DRAWN MAP of CHARLOTTE by FREMONT SPRAGUE at rear with INDEX / LEGEND of 'NAMES of PLACES on MAP of CHARLOTTE' including HOUSE LOCATIONS... OLD CELLAR HOLES... and more...

195.00

CHILDREN OF THE TENEMENTS
Riis, Jacob A.
ILLUSTRATIONS by C.M. Relyea and Others- 1903 - Macmillan Company- Green cloth HARDCOVER, VERY GOOD+; light edgewear and age toning, but overall clean, tight and bright (just small, neat previous owner name of front paste down). Titles in GOLD on cover and spine. Color ILLUSTRATED cover depicts DANCING CHILDREN in the street. Deckle edge pages. 387 pp. by Jacob A. Riis, SOCIAL REFORMER, HUMANITARIAN, author of 'HOW THE OTHER HALF LIVES.'

69.95

TOWN & FAMILY CEMETERIES OF OXFORD, EAST OXFORD & WELCHVILLE, MAINE
Rowe, Brenda McAlister
- Circa 1980 (No Date)- Published by the Author- SOFTCOVER, GOOD; hand-made binding. FAMILY NAMES, SURNAMES, GENEALOGICAL REFERENCE. With handwritten, alphabetized list of NAMES at rear, with INDIVIDUAL MEMBER'S first names, as well as last names. DETAILS from headstones, such as EPITAPHS, DATES and more.

$39.95





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