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Independent, All-Expense Tours from Philadelphia Especially Arranged for Visitors to the Sesquicentennial Exposition

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, The John Smith Press: 1926

Seller ID: 023200

Condition: Very Good


15pp. Original pictorial wraps (Liberty Bell motif), stapled as issued. Illustrated in text. A collection of sample itineraries available from the American Express Travel Department, who had a special booth in the Liberal Arts Building at the Exposition Grounds (according to the front cover). Includes local tours and others further afield. Tour number 7 included Niagara Falls, Toronto, Lake Ontario, and Thousand Islands for $85.00 (7 days). Tour number 11 included Chicago, Denver, Colorado Springs, Salt Lake City, Yellowstone, St. Paul and the Great Lakes for $310 (21 days). Also includ... View more info

The Epic of America

By: Adams, James Truslow

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co.: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021936

Condition: Good


433pp. 1st Edition. Original blue cloth with spine lettering stamped in gilt. Illustrated with woodcut headpieces for each chapter. This work was an international best seller and listed in Life Magazine's 100 outstanding books of 1924-1944. Adams also won the Pulitzer for the first volume of his important history of New England. Front board foxed. Faint stain to the heel of the spine. Corners bumped. Ownership inscriptions to the front free endpaper. The jacket is in pieces and chipped at the edges, but housed in mylar. View more info

Sonnets and Canzonets

By: Alcott, A. Bronson

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Albert Saifer: 1969

Seller ID: 012294

Condition: Very Good


149pp. Original pea green cloth with spine lettering stamped in gilt. Traces of discoloration to the cloth. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

The Coast of Massachusetts

By: Barrett, Wayne & Anne MacKay

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Toronto, Skyline Press: 1984

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 022728

Condition: Near Fine


88pp. Illustrated. Introduction by Anthony Bailey. Only traces of wear. View more info

Block Island to Nantucket; Narrangasett and Buzzard Bays Block Island, Vineyard and Nantucket Sounds

By: Blanchard, Fessenden S.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Princeton, D. Van Nostrand & Co.: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023111

Condition: Good


253pp. 1st Edition. Original red cloth. Illustrated. Ex-library with the usual markings. Jacket affixed to the binding. Corners bumped. Shelfwear. View more info

The Flowering of New England: A Literary History 1815 to 1865

By: Brooks, Van Wyck

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, E.P. Dutton: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1012

Condition: Very Good


550pp. 1st Edition. Original cloth. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Gift inscription on the front free endpaper. Some browning to the pastedowns near the gutter, probably from poor quality binding glue. Corners barely rubbed through at the tips. Some spotting to the cloth. The jacket is edgeworn with some tearing to the spine, all of which has been reinforced with masking tape on the verso (don't ask me). Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

New England Indian Summer 1865-1915

By: Brooks, Van Wyck

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, E.P. Dutton: 1940

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 019258

Condition: Very Good


557pp. Bookplate to the front pastedown. Some spotting to the front joint. The jacket is scuffed with some soil to the back panel. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

New England: Indian Summer, 1865-1915

By: Brooks, Van Wyck

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY, E.P. Dutton: 1940

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 022309

Condition: Very Good


557pp. Book of the Month Club Edition. Original maroon cloth over white cloth, spine stamped in maroon and gilt. Ownership inscription to the front free endpaper. Corners bumped. Pastedowns browned near the gutter. The jacket is browned at the spine, unevenly browned elsewhere and has a couple of small closed pull tears to the head. View more info

Ever New England

By: Chamberlain, Samuel

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Hastings House: 1946

Edition: Fourth Printing.

Seller ID: 006408

Condition: Near Fine


Unpaginated. Illustrated with b+w photographic plates. Pictorial endpapers. The jacket is price clipped, has a two inch closed tear along the front joint starting at the head of the spine and some attendant creasing. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Salem Interiors: Two Centuries of New England Taste and Decoration

By: Chamberlain, Samuel

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Hastings House: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1916

Condition: Good


176pp. Illustrated with black and white photos of interiors. The cloth is unevenly faded. Corners bumped, one corner rubbed through. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

American Bloomsbury: Louisa May Alcott, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Margaret Fuller, Nathaniel Hawthorne and Henry David Thoreau, Their Lives, Their Loves, Their Work

By: Cheever, Susan

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 2006

Edition: First Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 007867

Condition: Very Good


223pp. Illustrated. Front cover is creased. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Passing Strange: True Tales of New England Hauntings and Horrors

By: Citro, Joseph A.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin: 1997

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 007874

Condition: Near Fine


320pp. Front wrap slightly creased. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Hawthorne's Country

By: Clarke, Helen A.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday, Page & Co.: 1913

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 009221

Condition: Very Good


348pp. Original green cloth stamped in gilt with color pictorial pasteon on the front board. Illustrated. Corners bumped and rubbed through. Spine ends worn. Spine titling dulled. Stain to the top edge of the text block. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

It's Bright in My Valley

By: Cleveland, Philip Jerome

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Westwood, Fleming H. Revell: 1962

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 016931

Condition: Fine


192pp. Original two-tone cloth (blue and green) with spine lettering stamped in pink. The story of a pastor of a Congregational church in New England (northeastern CT). The spine of the jacket has some browning and there are some minor scuff marks to the back panel. This copy comes from a collection of particularly well cared for books. The cloth binding appears as bright and fresh as when it left the binder. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

David's Harp in Song and Story

By: Clokey, Jospeh Waddell

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Pittsburgh, United Presbyterian Board Of Publication: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 368

Condition: Very Good


265pp. Original decorative cloth, elaborately stamped in gilt. Chapters on the use of the psalter during various eras of church history, including the Jewish church, the early church, Dark Ages, Reformation, Swiss and French Reformations, the Netherlands, the English Reformation, Scotch Reformation, the American Colonies, the American Presbyterian churches, and Psalm singing among the early New England Puritans. Corners bumped. Neat gift inscription on the first blank prelim. Extremities rubbed, but not rubbed through. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Justice in the Mountains; Stories and Tales by a Vermont Country Lawyer

By: Davis, Deane C

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Shelburne, The New England Press: 1981

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 020009

Condition: Very Good


177pp. + 1 page advert. 2nd Printing, Book Club Edition. Original cloth. Illustrated by Sue Storey. Corners bumped. Top edge of the binding unevenly faded. Traces of spotting to the back panel of the jacket. Small chip to the head of the same. View more info

Justice in the Mountains : Stories & Tales by a Vermont Country Lawyer

By: Davis, Deane C.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Shelburne, New England Press: 1980

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC).

Seller ID: 008876

Condition: Near Fine


177pp +1pg ads. Drawings scattered throughout text. No marks inside. Corners bumped. Book Club Edition. Dust jacket chipped along top folds/spine. Edges browned, larger brown mark along top edge of back panel of jacket. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" Tall View more info

The Promises of Alice; The Romance of a New England Parsonage

By: Deland, Margaret

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Bros.: 1919

Edition: Early American Edition

Seller ID: 472

Condition: Very Good


131pp. Top edge gilt. Illustrated. The jacket is edgeworn along the top of the back panel and spotted at the same. Bottom end of spine bumped. Gift inscription on the ffep. Bottom corners bumped. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Writing New England: An Anthology from the Puritans to the Present

By: Delbanco, Andrew (ed.)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Cambridge, The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 008304

Condition: Fine


463pp. Illustrated. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Customs and Fashions in Old New England

By: Earle, Alice Morse

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Rutland, Charles E. Tuttle: 1974

Seller ID: 021081

Condition: Near Fine


387pp. 2nd Tuttle Printing. Original pictorial wraps. Photomechanical reproduction of the plates from the 1893 edition. Traces of creasing at the head of the spine. Traces of foxing to the edges of the text block. View more info