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  • Alberts, Laurie.
    THE PRICE OF LAND IN SHELBY.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, (1996.). First edition - Novel of a Vermont family over 30 years, set in a town torn between the past and the present where family farms are increasingly being divided into 'executive lots' for rich flatlanders to build expensive home.

    Condition: Fine.

    Book ID: 23799
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  • Alberts, Laurie.
    THE PRICE OF LAND IN SHELBY.

    Edition: First printing.

    Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, (1996.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel of a Vermont family over 30 years, set in a town torn between the past and the present where family farms are increasingly being divided into 'executive lots' for rich flatlanders to build expensive home. ISBN: 0-87451-7826.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 31505
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  • Bachman, Ben.
    UPSTREAM: a Voyage on the Connecticut River.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1985. dj. First edition - From the dustjacket flap: 'Traveling by tugboat, canoe, train, a nd on foot, Ben Bachman takes us on a voyage up the Connecticut, from its mouth on Long Island Sound to its headwaters in the wildness of Northern New Hampshire. .. He writes of wildlife and plant life, of the rise and fall of the mills and railroads, of Indians and pioneers, of the Gilded Age on the lower river and dairy farming on the upper.' ix, map, 217 pp. ISBN: 0-395-343895.

    Condition: Fine in very good dust jacket (short closed tear on front cover.)

    Book ID: 30815
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  • TRAILERPARK. by Banks, Russell.
    Banks, Russell.
    TRAILERPARK.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1981. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - This New England author's sixth book, and one becoming more difficult to find. A series of interrelated stories set in a trailerpark , just off the highway and alongside a lake in central New Hampshire. SIGNED on the title page. 242 pp. ISBN: 0-395-315476.

    Condition: Near fine in a very near fine dustjacket (some light foxing spots to top edge of textblock).

    Book ID: 80526
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  • Banks, Russell
    AFFLICTION

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: HarperCollins, 1990. SIGNED - A powerful novel both in its portrayal of the Wade Whitehouse, and the terrible affliction of violence, and in its depiction of the bleak New Hampshire town where Wade is both police officer and well-digger. Basis of the prize-winning movie of the same name. ISBN: 0-06-0920076.

    Condition: SIGNED on title page. Near fine in printed wrappers.

    Book ID: 8390
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  • Banks, Russell
    AFFLICTION

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Harper & Row, 1989. dj. SIGNED first edition - A powerful novel both in its portrayal of the Wade Whitehouse, and the terrible affliction of violence, and in its depiction of the bleak New Hampshire town where Wade is both police officer and well-digger. Basis of the prize-winning movie of the same name.

    Condition: SIGNED on the title page. Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (the silver and black covers of this advance issue are very different from the dustjacket used on the trade edition.)

    Book ID: 11359
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  • SANDWICH: The Town That Glass Built. by Barbour, Harriot Buxton.
    Barbour, Harriot Buxton.
    SANDWICH: The Town That Glass Built.

    Edition: First edition.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1948. Hardcover first edition - A history of the town of Sandwich on Cape Cod, Massachusetts focusing on the glass-making businesses which flourished there. Illustrated with photographs and drawings by Robert Hallack. Selected bibliography. Index. vii, 318 pp.

    Condition: Ex-library, in sturdy library binding, no dj.

    Book ID: 74715
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  • ADDRESSES AND POEM IN COMMEMORATION OF THE CAPTAIN MICHAEL PIERCE FIGHT, MARCH 26, 1676: Memorial Services at Central Falls, Rhode Island, October 15, 1904. Dedication of Monument, September 21 1907. by Bicknell, Thomas Williams, editor.
    Bicknell, Thomas Williams, editor.
    ADDRESSES AND POEM IN COMMEMORATION OF THE CAPTAIN MICHAEL PIERCE FIGHT, MARCH 26, 1676: Memorial Services at Central Falls, Rhode Island, October 15, 1904. Dedication of Monument, September 21 1907.

    Edition: First edition.

    1908. First edition - Includes a foreword by John Winslow, a brief history of King Philip's War and of Michael Pierce of Scituate by Edwin C. Pierce, a poem by Hezekiah Butterworth and a list of the slain members of the Plymouth Colony Company. Glossy frontispiece. 41 pp.

    Condition: Very good in terra cotta flexible cloth boards (some loss of sizing to the cloth, or biopredation, contents near fine)

    Book ID: 75419
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  • REVISED ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF CONCORD, with the Charter and Amendments in Force March 1, 1926. by Board of Aldermen.
    Board of Aldermen.
    REVISED ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF CONCORD, with the Charter and Amendments in Force March 1, 1926.

    Edition: First edition.

    Concord, NH: The Concord Press, 1926. Hardcover first edition - The Rules of the Board of Aldermen, Published by order of the Board of Alderman in accordance with Section Fifty-Two of the New Charter. Seal on title page. Index. 192 pp.

    Condition: Very good in black cloth with gilt lettering on spine.

    Book ID: 58367
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  • Bower, George
    THE JORDANS

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Arbor House, 1984. Hardcover first edition - Novel about the rivalry of two brothers - one a successful basketball player, the other a politician - set in contemporary Massachusetts.

    Condition: VG+/VG+.

    Book ID: 9042
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  • THE LOVELY AMBITION. by Chase, Mary Ellen.
    Chase, Mary Ellen.
    THE LOVELY AMBITION.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Norton, (1960.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A family chronicle set half in England and half in Chase's native state of Maine. SIGNED on the front endpaper with the words "with all good wishes." 288 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in a very good dust jacket (offsetting to a couple of pages from newpaper, price-clipped, edgewear.).

    Book ID: 55112
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  • Drown, Merle.
    SUBURBS OF HEAVEN.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: SOHO Press, 2000. Richard Rhodes (Pulitzer Prize Winner) notes "a saving grace of down-east black humor," to this novel, calling Drown's work a, "riveting, eloquent novel." Set in Penacook County, New Hampshire.

    Condition: Fine (as new.)

    Book ID: 19877
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  • READING THE MOUNTAINS OF HOME. by Elder, John.
    Elder, John.
    READING THE MOUNTAINS OF HOME.

    Edition: First printing.

    Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, (1998). SIGNED hardcover first edition - A book discussing the author's exploration of a northeastern mountain habitat, in this case the Bristol Cliffs Wilderness area near the author's home in Vermont. He hike through this "new" wilderness area, the result of a 1974 act, protecting re-forested (formerly farmed) mountains, noting the many subtle changes and details, and using Robert Frost's poem "Directive" as a guide. SIGNED on the title page. Illustrated with maps and drawings by Mal Schroder. Notes, selected readings, index. x, 253 pp. ISBN: 0-674748883.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80000
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  • NOWLE'S PASSING. by Forbes, Edith.
    Forbes, Edith.
    NOWLE'S PASSING.

    Edition: First printing.

    Seattle: Seal Press, (1996.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's second novel, set in rural Northern Vermont. Although Forbes was raised on a ranch in the West, she had lived in Vermont, raising cattle, for 9 years at the time this was written. Dust jacket features the painting 'Barn in Snow' by Georgia O'Keeffe. 266 pp. ISBN: 1-878067-729.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket (price-clipped).

    Book ID: 44783
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  • Forbes, Edith.
    NOWLE'S PASSING.

    Edition: First printing.

    Seattle: Seal Press, (1996.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's second novel, set in rural Northern Vermont. Although Forbes was raised on a ranch in the West, she had lived in Vermont, raising cattle, for 9 years at the time this was written. Dust jacket features the painting 'Barn in Snow' by Georgia O'Keeffe. 266 pp. ISBN: 1-878067-729.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)

    Book ID: 36353
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  • MISCHIEF IN THE MOUNTAINS. by Hard, Walter R. Jr. and Janet C. Greene, editors.
    Hard, Walter R. Jr. and Janet C. Greene, editors.
    MISCHIEF IN THE MOUNTAINS.

    Edition: First printing.

    Montpelier: Vermont Life Magazine, (1970) dj. Hardcover first edition - "From deep within the green mountains- thirteen incredible tales of mystery, criminality, hardship and humor." Illustrated with both full page and small en texte black and white drawings by Jane Clark Brown. Prologue, notes. 174 pp. ISBN: 0-828901171.

    Condition: Fine in good+ dust jacket (chip and several short closed tears on top edge of dust jacket).

    Book ID: 55769
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  • Hebert, Ernest
    KINSHIP (Little More than Kin & Life of Estelle Jordan)

    Edition: 1st thus, a trade paperback

    Hanover, NH: University Press of New England 1993. First edition - Two novels from the Darby series, his epic saga of New England, published in one volume with a new essay by Hebert on the Darby books. ISBN: 0-874516307.

    Condition: Fine.

    Book ID: 23151
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  • Hebert, Ernest
    MAD BOYS.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Hanover, NH: University Press of New England (1993.). First edition - A sardonic road story - a blistering look at America's image-obsessed culture - and with its "virtual reality network' rather prophetic.. 216 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 32609
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  • SPOONWOOD. by Hebert, Ernest
    Hebert, Ernest
    SPOONWOOD.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Hanover, NH: University Press of New England (2005). First edition - A novel in the Darby cycle, set in rural New England.. 298 pp. plus a reading group guide and an interview with the author.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 67336
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  • MASSACHUSETTS: There She is - Behold Her. by Howe, Henry F.
    Howe, Henry F.
    MASSACHUSETTS: There She is - Behold Her.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper & Brothers, (1960) dj. Hardcover first edition - A history of one of the most influential states from the earliest days of the US. Illustrations and maps (including one fold-out colored map) by John O'Hara Cosgrave II. A title in the"Regions of America" series. Map end papers. Bibliography, index. xiv, 290 pp.

    Condition: Fine in very good dust jacket (publishing flaw to dj, which caused some creases to the back cover of the dj.)

    Book ID: 58844
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  • THE PERFECT STORM. by Junger, Sebastian.
    Junger, Sebastian.
    THE PERFECT STORM.

    Edition: 3rd printing.

    New York: Norton, (1997) dj. Hardcover - Sword fishermen of Gloucester, Massachusetts and the last moments of the fishing boat Andrea Gail. Recounts the daring highseas rescues, weaves together the history of the fishing industry, sience of storms, and the candid accounts of the people whose lives the storms touched. Basis for the movie of the same name, starring George Clooney. 227 pp. ISBN: 0-393-04016x.

    Condition: Very good in near fine dust jacket (name blacked over on front endpaper.)

    Book ID: 54107
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  • Junger, Sebastian.
    THE PERFECT STORM.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Norton, 1997 dj. Hardcover - Sword fishermen of Gloucester, Massachusetts and the las t moments of the fishing boat Andrea Gail. Recounts the daring highseas rescues, weaves together the history of the fishing industry, sience of storms, and the candid accounts of the people whose lives the storms touched. Basis for the movie of the same name, starring George Clooney. ISBN: 0-393-04016x.

    Condition: A tight copy but missing front end page in near fine price clipped dust jacket.

    Book ID: 11371
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  • THE PERFECT STORM. by Junger, Sebastian.
    Junger, Sebastian.
    THE PERFECT STORM.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Norton, (1997.) dj. SIGNED hardcover - Swordfishermen of Gloucester, Massachusetts and the last moments of the fishing boat Andrea Gail. Recounts the daring highseas rescues, weaves together the history of the fishing industry, sience of storms, and the candid accounts of the people whose lives the storms touched. Movie tie-in edition with a wraparound band advertising the movie of the same name, starring George Clooney. SIGNED on the front endpaper. 227 pp. ISBN: 0-393-050327.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 50321
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  • HOME FREE by Lasky, Kathryn
    Lasky, Kathryn
    HOME FREE

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Macmillan (Four Winds Press), (1985) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel by this award-winning author of books for young adults about the destruction caused by the creation of the Quabbin Reservoir in Massachusetts - and an attempt to preserve the "accidental wilderness" which emerged and to bring back the eagles to the area. 245 pp. ISBN: 0-02-7516504.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 67710
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  • Leavitt, Robert Keith.
    THE CHIP ON GRANDMA'S SHOULDER.

    Edition: First printing.

    Philadelphia: Lippincott, (1954.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Memories of life in a small town in the old colony of Massachusetts in 1900-1908 - true to the spirit of the time, even if not totally accurate, and warmly humorous. 255 pp. Dust jacket painting by Douglas Gorsline.

    Condition: Near fine in a very good dust jacket (price-clipped, 2 short closed tears near side of dj spine.)

    Book ID: 38130
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  • Lewontin, Timothy.
    PARSON'S MILL.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Plume. 1990. The author's highly praised first book - his account of working as an apprentice sawyer at a Vermont sawmill -. ISBN: 0-452-264200.

    Condition: Near fine (stamp on title page.)

    Book ID: 23916
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  • THE GRANITE BLOCK: Downtown Fall River in the Mid-twentieth Century. by Maiocco, Carmen J.
    Maiocco, Carmen J.
    THE GRANITE BLOCK: Downtown Fall River in the Mid-twentieth Century.

    Edition: First printing in wrappers. No hardcover edition.

    n.p. [Fall River, MA]: By the author, (1994). First edition - An account of the then-bustling commercial center of Fall River, Massachusetts from the fire of 1928 through the 1940s and 1950s to the coming of the interstate. The heart of this center was the building known as the Granite Block. SIGNED on the title page. Illustrated with vintage photographs. 87 pp.

    Condition: Very good (some foxing to the front cover, but otherwise tight and clean)

    Book ID: 61675
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  • IKE GLIDDEN IN MAINE: A Story of Rural Life in a Yankee District. by McFaul, A. D. [Alexander D., 1863- ]
    McFaul, A. D. [Alexander D., 1863- ]
    IKE GLIDDEN IN MAINE: A Story of Rural Life in a Yankee District.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York & Boston: Dickerman Publishing Co., (1903). Hardcover first edition - Attractive copy of the first, and apparently only, novel by this Maine attorney and legislator. Illustrated with a glossy frontispiece with a tissue guard and five inserted glossy plates. Top edge gilt. 297 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in red cloth with a pasted on illustration on the front cover. gold lettering on front cover and spine (a hint of fading to the spine)

    Book ID: 68393
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  • Munn, Charles Clark.
    UNCLE TERRY: A Story of the Maine Coast.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Lee and Shepard Publishers, 1900. Hardcover first edition - The story of a lighthouse keeper in Maine, illustrated by Helena Higginbotham. Bound in red cloth with an oval illustration on the front cover, lettering and decorations in gold, top edge gilt.

    Condition: Good only (front endpaper detached, but present, some fraying to the top of the spine, shelfwear, and wear at the corners, but still quite attractive and appealing.)

    Book ID: 20219
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  • A TRAIL OF HEART'S BLOOD WHEREVER WE GO. by Olmstead, Robert.
    Olmstead, Robert.
    A TRAIL OF HEART'S BLOOD WHEREVER WE GO.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, 1990. dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's third book, a story set in rural New Hampshire. Dj praise from Tobias Wolff and Jay McInerney. ISBN: 0-394-575393.

    Condition: Very good+ in near fine dust jacket (remainder line, bookplate, prev owner's name, price-clipped.)

    Book ID: 29416
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