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Being Little in Cambridge When Everyone Else Was Big

By: Abbott, Eleanor Hallowell

Price: $9.06

Publisher: D. Appleton-Century: 1936

Seller ID: 89163

ISBN: B00085AQ7O

Condition: Very Good


Nice Firm copy ! Light general wear. Previous owner gift notation. 280 pages. Eleanor Hallowell Abbott (Mrs. Fordyce Coburn) (1872-1958), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, was a nationally recognized American author. Abbott is the daughter of clergyman Edward Abbott, who edited the journal Literary World; and granddaughter of noted children's author of Jacob Abbott. She was a frequent contributor to The Ladies' Home Journal. She went on to publish seventy-five short stor... View more info

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Letters on the Masonic Institution (Letters on Freemasonry)

By: Adams, John Quincy

Price: $633.84

Publisher: Boston, MA, Press of T. R. Marvin: 1847

Edition: First Edition. 1st Printing.

Seller ID: 113686

ISBN: B01NAGKEYP

Condition: Near Fine


Dark brown blindstamped binding, 'Letters on Freemasonry J.Q. Adams' written in gold on spine. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Top of spine minorly frayed. Binding, hinges, text pages all fine. xl + 284 pages. President John Quincy Adams (1767-1848) becomes and anti-mason. 'I have accordingly persued it with the most earnest solicitude, and the result has been not only a confirmed conviction that the Institution of Freemasonry ought in these United States to be totally and foreve... View more info

The Genius of Lemuel Shaw: Expounder of the Common Law

By: Adlow, Elijah

Price: $12.31

Publisher: Massachusetts Bar Association]: 1962

Seller ID: 116965

ISBN: B0007DRPEY

Condition: Good+


Moderate general wear. Text pages have pencil underlining. Has bookplate. 388 pages. Chief Justice Massachusetts Supreme Court 1830-1860. His great abilities had full scope for making the law on such matters as water power, railroads and other public utilities. Probably no other state judge has so deeply influenced commercial and constitutional law throughout the nation. View more info

Nutter, McClennen & Fish, The First Century 1879-1979

By: Alexander, Constantine

Price: $91.15

Publisher: Privately Printed: 1979

Edition: Limited/Numbered.

Seller ID: 88826

ISBN: B008AHFONI

Condition: Very Fine


Only 1000 printed, this is #16. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Unmarked. 69 pages. History of Warren & Brandeis (1879-1896); Brandeis, Dunbar & Nutter (1897-1916); Dunbar, Nutter & McClennen (1916-1929); Nutter, McClennen & Fish (1929- ). With full page b/w photo portraits. Includes inserted Centennial Dinner menu at Harvard Club of Boston. View more info

A Collection of Recollections ( Newburyport, Massachusetts )

By: Andrews, Frances E.

Price: $22.80

Publisher: Newburyport, MA, Squire & Swan: 1907

Edition: First Edition. 1st Printing.

Seller ID: 120053

ISBN: xxxxxxx154

Condition: Very Good


Undated. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 19 pages. Memoirs of Newburyport during the first half of the nineteenth century. View more info

Edward Strong Moseley: In Memoriam, 1813-1900

By: Anonymous

Price: $45.55

Publisher: Privately Printed: 1902

Edition: First Edition. 1st Printing.

Seller ID: 122562

ISBN: 1296678180

Condition: Very Good


ORIGINAL EDITION. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 72 pages. View more info

One Hundred and Sixty Allied Families (Facsimile Reprint)

By: Austin, John Osborne

Price: $36.43

Publisher: Higginson Book Company: 1987

Seller ID: 119610

ISBN: xxxxxxx127

Condition: Very Good


Facsimile reprint. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 286 pages. View more info

The Finest Kind: the Fishermen of Gloucester

By: Bartlett, Kim

Price: $13.68

Publisher: New York, NY, Norton: 1977

Edition: 2nd Printing.

Seller ID: 119525

ISBN: 0393087972

Condition: Fine


Nice Firm Clean copy ! 251 pages. View more info

Colonel Edward Howland Robinson Green and the World He Created at Round Hill

By: Bedell, Barbara Fortin

Price: $45.55

Publisher: Barbara Fortin Bedell: 2003

Inscription: Signed by Author on Title page with Presentatio

Seller ID: 108783

ISBN: 0974373109

Condition: Very Fine


Signed by Author on Title page with Presentation notation. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Unmarked. 150 pages. View more info

I Am a Rabbi's Wife

By: Bengis, Esther

Price: $11.01

Publisher: Moodus, CT, Esther Bengis: 1938

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 89161

ISBN: B00088AJSC

Condition: Very Good


1st Printing. Green cloth, gold lettering. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 136 pages. View more info

William Leete: Co-founder of Guilford

By: Biggs, Charles Lewis

Price: $12.26

Publisher: Self-Published: 1940

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 95431

ISBN: B00C1C1Z0Y

Condition: Very Good


1st Printing. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. Staplebound. 50 pages. View more info

Father Was an Editor

By: Bolles, Joshua K.; Arthur D. Fuller (Illust.)

Price: $18.19

Publisher: New York, NY, Norton: 1940

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Author on blank page with long Presen

Seller ID: 92349

ISBN: B000ON5698

Condition: Very Good


Signed by Author on blank page with long Presentation note, with date. This copy presented to Charles H. Tarbox with a toast to the future of Hartford theater. 1st Printing. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. Jacket has edge wear, short tears, missing chips. Large Hartford Courant newspaper photos of author and 'Father' pasted to rear flypage. Has decorative bookplate of film director and movie historian Charles H. Tarbox. 284 pages. Intensely human study of the ... View more info

A Blind Man's Offering

By: Bowen, B. B

Price: $27.31

Publisher: Boston, MA, Self-Published: 1888

Seller ID: 89377

ISBN: B00086OEEE

Condition: Good+


New 1888 Preface by the author. Brown cloth, gold spine lettering. Moderate general wear. Cloth worn through at spine ends and board tips. 432 pages. Early nineteenth century tales about the blind by a former student of The New England institution for the Blind. Has a chapter on deaf-blind Laura Bridgman. View more info

John Hancock: His book

By: Brown, A. E

Price: $54.67

Publisher: Boston, MA, Lee and Shepard: 1898

Edition: First Edition. 1st Printing.

Seller ID: 114723

ISBN: B0008612PI

Condition: Near Fine


Brick cloth, gold and black decor, top page ends gold gilt. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Unmarked, except for previous owner's name in pencil. 286 pages. John Hancock as a merchant, President of the Continental Congress, Governor of Massachusetts, in good health and bad, Madeira wine trade. Hancock's business associates. View more info

Sills of Bowdoin

By: Brown, Herbert Ross

Price: $11.35

Publisher: Columbia University Press: 1964

Seller ID: 87124

ISBN: B000NJCWBI

Condition: Fine


Nice Firm Clean copy ! No handwriting, no markings. Jacket has light edge wear. 440 pages. View more info

Autobiographical Notes for His Children

By: Brown, Judge Addison

Price: $82.03

Publisher: Boyce, VA, Carr Publishing Company: 1972

Seller ID: 109626

ISBN: B001KVHXJE

Condition: Very Good


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 193 pages. Judge Addison Brown (1830-1913). 'A few copies of this record privately printed.' Contents: Life in New York 1904-1905: The Home at 45 West 89th Street _ The Home at Cragsmoor, Ulster County, N.Y. _ The Family. Life in West Newbury, Mass. 1830-1846: Earliest Recollections _ Public School 1835 - 1843 _ Helping at Home 1943-1846 _ Summer School 1843 _ Evening Lectures 1844-1845 . First Navigation 1844-1846 _ Mesmerism P... View more info

Legendary Locals of Scituate

By: Brown, Mat; Gallagher, Bob; Miles, Carol

Price: $7.75

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing: 2013

Seller ID: 108586

ISBN: 1467100722

Condition: Near Fine


Nice Firm Clean copy ! 128 pages. View more info

Torch 1973 Yearbook Browne & Nichols Cambridge, Massachusetts

By: Browne & Nichols Staff

Price: $53.81

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Browne & Nichols: 1973

Edition: First Edition. 1st Printing.

Seller ID: 119856

ISBN: xxxxxxx141

Condition: Very Good


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 128 pages. View more info

The Cherry Valley Chronicles: Letters From Thomas Buckley and Family 1845-1875

By: Buckley, Thomas

Price: $17.83

Publisher: Saddleworth Historical Society: 1990

Seller ID: 97954

ISBN: B00G5KZXQA

Condition: Very Good


Nice Firm copy ! Light general wear. Previous owner name. Typewritten sheet inserted from Maurice Dennett of the Saddleworth Museum titled: 'Further Notes on the Buckleys of Bridge House Saddleworth, and Cherry Valley, Massachusetts'. 175 pages. Letters From Thomas Buckley and Family (Cherry Valley & Millbury Mass.) to Ralph Buckley and Family (Dobcross & Delph, Saddleworth, West Riding of Yorkshire) 1845-1875. With illustrations. View more info

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and His Portland Home

By: Butler, Joyce; Richard D'Abate, Laura Fecych Sprague

Price: $21.72

Publisher: Maine Historical Society: 2004

Seller ID: 77991

ISBN: 0915592355

Condition: New


Crisp Firm Clean copy ! 42 pages. View more info

Ethan Samuel Chapin: A Memorial, 1814-1889

By: Chapin, Louisa Burns

Price: $45.55

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, The Riverside Press: 1893

Seller ID: 76546

ISBN: B001AOBPXG

Condition: Very Good


Dark blue cloth, elegant gold decor.Light general wear. 95 pages. View more info

Arthur J. Stone, 1847-1938: Designer and silversmith

By: Chickering, Elenita C

Price: $63.79

Publisher: Boston Athenaeum: 1994

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Author Chickering on Title page .

Seller ID: 86315

ISBN: 0934552592

Condition: Very Fine


Signed by Author Chickering on Title page. 1st Printing. Nice Firm Clean copy ! 196 pages. View more info

Letters of Lydia Maria Child. With a Biographical Introduction By John G. Whittier And An Appendix By Wendell Phillips.

By: Child, Lydia Maria [1802 - 1880]. Whittier, John G[reenleaf. 1807 - 1892]. Phillips, Wendell [1811 - 1884].

Price: $17.90

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin & Co.,: 1883

Seller ID: 106026

ISBN: B000MZ8Z8M

Condition: Good


Moderate general wear. Hinges split. 280 pages. View more info

Eleven Weeks in Europe and What May Be Seen in that Time

By: Clarke, James Freeman

Price: $136.80

Publisher: Boston, MA, Ticknor, Reed, and Fields: 1852

Edition: First Edition. 1st Printing.

Seller ID: 119867

ISBN: xxxxxxx142

Condition: Good


Blindstamped brown cloth, gold lettering on spine. Moderate general wear. Spine worn on ends, 2 inch tear on top spine/front board border. 328 pages. Contents: The Ocean. England. Paris. Paris and the Peace Convention. lack Forest. Switzerland. Bernese Oberland. Mont Blanc. Chamounix to Frankfort. The Rhine. Belgium. England again. View more info

Elijah Cobb: A Cape Cod Skipper

By: Cobb, Elijah

Price: $11.81

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Yale University Press: 1925

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 110420

ISBN: B00BFYB8VK

Condition: Very Good


Nice Firm copy ! Light general wear. Previous owner name. 111 pages. View more info

My Life in Architecture

By: Cram, Ralph Adams

Price: $45.32

Publisher: Little, Brown, and Company: 1936

Edition: First Edition. 1st Printing.

Seller ID: 114725

ISBN: B0008591B6

Condition: Good+


Moderate general wear. Several clippings pertaining to Cram on preliminary pages. 325 pages. View more info

The Story of the Irish in Boston Together with Biographical Sketches of Representative Men and Noted Women

By: Cullen, James Bernard

Price: $72.91

Publisher: Boston, MA, H.A. Plimpton: 1893

Edition: Revised Edition.

Seller ID: 86997

ISBN: B00G5LECR0

Condition: Good-


Limited/numbered edition of 1000 copies. Oversized. Beige cloth spine, gold decor, green cloth beveled boards with gold laurel surrounding title. All page edges gold gilt. Heavily worn. Cloth frayed at spine ends. Spine/front board border clumsily repaired with tape. Rear hinge weak. Previous owner name. Has 59 b/w photo-portraits to accompany the biographies. Contents: Introduction; Irish in the colonial period; The Irish Witch; Charitable Irish Society; Capt. Daniel Ma... View more info

Horace Mann and Religion in the Massachusetts Public Schools

By: Culver, Raymond

Price: $33.41

Publisher: Yale University Press: 1929

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 89887

ISBN: B002K8LV6M

Condition: Very Good


1st Printing. Nice Firm copy ! Light general wear. Previous owner small ink stamp. 301 pages. View more info

Horace Mann and Religion in the Massachusetts Public Schools

By: Culver, Raymond B

Price: $20.26

Publisher: Yale / Oxford: 1929

Seller ID: 120762

ISBN: B002K8LV6M

Condition: Good+


Ex-Library, Usual Markings. Moderate general wear. 301 pages. View more info

A Historical and biographical genealogy of the Cushmans: The descendants of Robert Cushman, the Puritan, from the year 1617 to 1855

By: Cushman, Henry Wyles

Price: $127.68

Publisher: Little, Brown, and company: 1855

Seller ID: 63845

ISBN: B0012ZATDK

Condition: Good


Ex-Library, Usual Markings. Bright red cloth elaborately stamped, gold decor and spine lettering. Cloth worn through at spine ends and board tips. 2'' tear at top spine/front board border. general moderate wear. Binding secure and stable, but not tight. Text pages nice and clear with absolutely no foxing. Book smells fresh. 666 pages. Covers 1st to 10th generation in America. Has 30 masterful single page portrait engravings, and 50 facsimile signatures! Extremely copious... View more info

Who's Who at Bar Harbor and Newport

By: Dennis, Albert W.

Price: $82.03

Publisher: Salem, MA, Salem Press Co.: 1917

Edition: First Edition. 1st Printing.

Seller ID: 113666

ISBN: B01I1RIJ3I

Condition: Good+


Moderate general wear. Board tips worn. 150 pages. With special colored tipped in ads of Bonwit Teller, Lamson & Hubbard Co. (Furriers, Hats), St. Clair's (Bon Bons, Chocolate, Ice Creams), The Bancroft Hotel (Worcester, MA) and C.G. Gunther's Sons (Furriers). Other advertisers are on pages. Contents: Newport, Jamestown, Narragansett Pier, Watch Hill, Bar Harbor, Southwest Harbor, Seal Harbor, Northeast Harbor. View more info

The Holyoke diaries, 1709-1856;: Rev. Edward Holyoke, Marblehead and Cambridge, 1709-1768, Edward Augustus Holyoke, M.D., Cambridge, 1742-1747, John ... Susanna (Holyoke) Ward, Salem, 1793-1856;

By: Dow, George Francis

Price: $81.98

Publisher: The Essex Institute: 1911

Seller ID: 99842

ISBN: B000893UR8

Condition: Very Good


Dark blue cloth, gold spine lettering. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Moderate general wear. Ink notes on rear blank page. 215 pages. View more info

The Summer of Our Lives: Military Service with 128th AAA Gun Battalion Battery D in European Teater of Operations (ETO) United States Third Army

By: Dumore, Richard F.

Price: $114.00

Publisher: Greenland, NH, Richard F. Dumore: 2000

Edition: First Edition. 1st Printing.

Seller ID: 120219

ISBN: xxxxxxx163

Condition: Fine


Nice Firm Clean copy ! 171 pages. As recorded 1943 to 1945 by Richard F. Dumore, Pfc. Campaigns in Normandy, Northern France, Central Europe, Ardennes / Alsace, and Rhineland. Contents: Introduction. The Call To Arms. Basic Training. Tennessee Maneuvers. Overseas Voyage. Wartime England. Wartime France. Wartime Germany. Peacetime Germany. Peacetime France. Peacetime England. Voyage Home and Discharge. Appendices: Life In An Army Hospital. An Outpost Near Cherbourg (Bivil... View more info

The Summer of Our Lives: Military Service with 128th AAA Gun Battalion Battery D in European Teater of Operations (ETO) United States Third Army

By: Dumore, Richard F.

Price: $136.80

Publisher: Greenland, NH, Richard F. Dumore: 2000

Edition: First Edition. 1st Printing.

Inscription: Signed by Author on letter about B + D Batterie

Seller ID: 120218

ISBN: xxxxxxx163

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by Author on letter about B + D Batteries. Nice Firm Clean copy ! 171 pages. As recorded 1943 to 1945 by Richard F. Dumore, Pfc. Campaigns in Normandy, Northern France, Central Europe, Ardennes / Alsace, and Rhineland. Contents: Introduction. The Call To Arms. Basic Training. Tennessee Maneuvers. Overseas Voyage. Wartime England. Wartime France. Wartime Germany. Peacetime Germany. Peacetime France. Peacetime England. Voyage Home and Discharge. Appendices: Life In ... View more info

Life and Letters of Wilder Dwight, Lieut.-Col. Second Mass. Inf. Vols.

By: Dwight, Wilder

Price: $150.48

Publisher: Boston, MA, Ticknor and Fields: 1868

Seller ID: 119037

ISBN: B00DV3WGXW

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth, gold decor, top page end gold gilt. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. Taped in Table of Contents page. 351 pages. Civil War diary. Voluminous, penetrating letters by a highly cultured Officer who was killed at Antietam. One of the best sources for the 2nd Massachusetts. View more info

Parson Gay's Three Sermons, or, Saint Sacrement

By: Edes, Robert T

Price: $13.62

Publisher: New York, NY, Cochrane Pub. Co: 1908

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 81662

ISBN: B0008AF11U

Condition: Very Good


1st Printing. Dark green blindstamped cloth, gold decor. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 151 pages. Tales of the old French Indian wars, gleanings from old records diaries and newspapers found in a Hingham Massachusetts attic, told in story form. Stories of Captain Lemuel Baxter, Leiutenant Bates, Jeremiah Lincoln, Fort William Henry, marches to Albany. View more info

Gleanings from Old Shaker Journals

By: Endicott, Clara (Compiler) Sears

Price: $21.84

Publisher: Fruitlands Museum: 1959

Seller ID: 86330

ISBN: B00121WC1G

Condition: Fine


Nice Firm Clean copy ! No handwriting, no markings. Has glassine jacket. 298 pages. View more info

Wagon Soldier

By: Ford, William Wallace

Price: $82.03

Publisher: North Adams, MA, Excelsior Printing Company: 1980

Edition: First Edition. 1st Printing.

Inscription: Signed by Author on blank page with Greeting .

Seller ID: 113384

ISBN: B0006E1ZYA

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by Author on blank page with Greeting. Nice Firm Clean copy ! 163 pages. Only 1 of 500 printed. Contents: The Early Years. Plebe Life. The Long Gray Line. Army Blue. The Really Piping Times of Peace. More Piping Times. Flying Fever. Wings for Santa Barbara. In Combat, WWII. Standing Down. Photographs. View more info

Sir William Pepperrell, bart., 1696-1759,: His Britannic Majesty's obedient servant of Piscataqua;

By: Frost, Joseph W. P

Price: $10.79

Publisher: Newcomen Society in North America: 1951

Seller ID: 77434

ISBN: B0007E713S

Condition: Very Good


Light general wear. 40 pages. View more info

The Gentleman Mr. Shattuck: A Biography of Henry Lee Shattuck, 1879-1971

By: Galvin, John T.

Price: $8.09

Publisher: Massachusetts Historical Society: 1996

Seller ID: 93172

ISBN: 0965258408

Condition: Near Fine


Nice Firm copy ! Previous owner name. 462 pages. View more info

George Christian Gebelein, Boston silversmith, 1878-1945 : a biographical sketch

By: Gebelein, Margaretha; Swain, Esther Gebelein, ; Gebelein, J. Herbert, Leighton

Price: $27.31

Publisher: Self-Published: 1976

Seller ID: 89373

ISBN: B0006CP4ZI

Condition: Near Fine


Illustrated with photos. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Has errata sheet. 118 pages. View more info

Son of New England James Jackson Storrow 1864-1926

By: Greenleaf, Pearson Henry

Price: $12.72

Publisher: Helen Osborne Storrow: 1932

Edition: First Edition. 1st Printing.

Seller ID: 114834

ISBN: B000I0PISQ

Condition: Near Fine


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Unmarked. 283 pages. Folding genealogical chart at rear. Illustrated with many b/w photos. James Jackson Storrow II (1864-1926) was a Boston-area investment banker instrumental in forming General Motors and its third president (for just two months, 1910-11). He was a business partner of Henry Lee Higginson, founder of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. He served on the Boston City Council, 1915-1918. In 1901, he began the campaign to dam the Charles Ri... View more info

James Russell Lowell And His Friends

By: Hale, Edward Everett.

Price: $13.63

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin: 1899

Seller ID: 76659

ISBN: B000UD3W20

Condition: Good+


Ex-Lib (Prestigious) Usual Marks. Dark green cloth, gold decor. Moderate general wear. 304 pages. James Russell Lowell (February 22, 1819 รป August 12, 1891) was an American Romantic poet, critic, editor, and diplomat. He is associated with the Fireside Poets, a group of New England writers who were among the first American poets who rivaled the popularity of British poets. View more info

Memoir of Mary L. Ware: Wife of Henry Ware, Jr

By: Hall, Edward B

Price: $22.74

Publisher: American Unitarian Association: 1868

Seller ID: 89146

ISBN: B00087PS8E

Condition: Very Good


Ex-Library, Usual Markings. Eleventh thousand issue.Green cloth, gold spine decor. Has engraved frontispiece portrait. Nice Firm copy ! Light general wear. Foxing on frontispiece and title page and on rear endpapers. 434 pages. Mary Pickard Ware was born in Boston in 1798. She was sent at 13 to be tutored by the Misses Cushing in Hingham, but soon after her arrival had to return home to nurse her seriously ill mother who died a few months later. For young, sensitive Mary... View more info

Cheerful Yesterdays (The Writings of Thomas Wentworth Higginson)

By: Higginson, Thomas Wentworth

Price: $24.62

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton, Mifflin: 1898

Edition: First Edition. 1st Printing.

Seller ID: 119865

ISBN: B00087R7ZQ

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth, gold lettering. Nice Firm copy ! Light general wear. Spine ends frayed. Previous owner gift notation. 374 pages. Thomas Wentworth Higginson (December 22, 1823-May 9, 1911) was an American Unitarian minister, author, abolitionist, and soldier. He was active in the American Abolitionism movement during the 1840s and 1850s, identifying himself with disunion and militant abolitionism. He was a member of the Secret Six who supported John Brown. During the Civil W... View more info

Public Services in Memory of Roger Wolcott, Symphony Hall, Boston, April 18, 1901 [Governor of Massachusetts 1897 - 1898 - 1899]

By: History, Massachusetts

Price: $18.11

Publisher: Printed By Order of the General Court: 1901

Seller ID: 112362

ISBN: B002NJC2C0

Condition: Very Good


Frontispiece photo. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 62 pages. View more info

Voices of a Generation: Growing up in Lynn During the Decline of the Shoe Industry

By: Hogan, Beth

Price: $9.98

Publisher: Lynn Oral History - Photography Project: 1980

Seller ID: 87092

ISBN: B001AXNL6Q

Condition: Very Good


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. Pamphlet, staplebound. 18 pages. Recording of oral history. View more info

We Were an Island: The Maine Life of Art and Nan Kellam

By: Iii, Blanchard; Peter P.; Graham, David (Photographer)

Price: $32.78

Publisher: UPNE: 2010

Inscription: Signed by Author on Half-Title page with Greeti

Seller ID: 111234

ISBN: 1584658606

Condition: Very Fine


Signed by Author on Half-Title page with Greeting, with date. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Unmarked. 212 pages. View more info

A Lighthouse Family

By: Jennings, Harold B.

Price: $13.63

Publisher: Lower Cape Pub Co: 1989

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 91400

ISBN: 0936972122

Condition: Near Fine


1st Printing. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Unmarked. Beautiful map endpapers. Nice Firm Clean copy ! 118 pages. Beautiful map endpapers. Illustrated with b/w photos. The author grew up on an isolated island lighthouse station in Boston Harbor. The story takes place from the 1920's forward. View more info

Never a Dull Moment . . . in 95 years!

By: Jones, Betty

Price: $9.53

Publisher: Masthof Press: 2006

Inscription: Signed by Author on Title page with Presentatio

Seller ID: 90501

ISBN: 1601260717

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by Author on Title page with Presentation notation. Nice Firm Clean copy ! 228 pages. View more info

Rex Trailer: The Boomtown years

By: Kawa-Jump, Shirley

Price: $41.04

Publisher: Covered Bridge Press: 1997

Seller ID: 118135

ISBN: 0924771984

Condition: Fine


Nice Firm Clean copy ! 195 pages. View more info

Clapp: Record of Clapp Family of Greenbush, Mass. 1866-1986

By: Langley, Dorothy Clapp

Price: $63.79

Publisher: Fit To Print: 1987

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 91423

ISBN: B001VSFBQS

Condition: Very Fine


1st Printing. Nice Firm Clean copy ! 230 pages. Illustrated with b/w photos. View more info

Metropolitan Boston: A Modern History Volume I to IV

By: Langtry, Albert P., Editor

Price: $112.61

Publisher: New York, NY, Lewis Historical Publishing Company: 1929

Seller ID: 115930

ISBN: B00FPHIF46

Condition: Near Fine


Volumes 1 to 4 of 5. Nice Firm Clean copy ! 1124 + 361 pages. View more info

Extracts From The Diary and Correspondence of the Late Amos Lawrence; with a Bri

By: Lawrence, William R., M.D.

Price: $63.75

Publisher: Boston, MA, Gould and Lincoln: 1855

Seller ID: 107004

ISBN: B001EVA46O

Condition: Very Good


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 369 pages. Amos Lawrence (1786-1852) of Boston, Massachusetts was an American merchant and philanthropist. View more info

Pro Bono Publico: The Shattucks of Boston

By: Lee, Henry

Price: $13.63

Publisher: Boston, MA, Massachusetts Historical Society: 1971

Edition: First Edition. 1st Printing.

Seller ID: 119858

ISBN: B0045VNG3S

Condition: Very Good


Moderate general wear. 29 pages. View more info

In Memoriam Frederic Walker Lincoln

By: Lincoln, Mary Knight

Price: $54.67

Publisher: Boston, MA, Privately Printed: 1899

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 104089

ISBN: B000J2ZSCE

Condition: Good


1st Printing. Moderate general wear. 217 pages. Rockwell and Churchill Press printers. Frederic Walker Lincoln was Mayor of Boston during the Civil War. View more info

The Chadwell Family: Descendants of Thomas Chadwell Who Settled at Lynn, Massachusetts, 1637

By: Lindberg, Marcia Wiswall

Price: $50.11

Publisher: Decorah, IA, Anundsen Pub. Co.: 1983

Seller ID: 86444

ISBN: B0006EFH8A

Condition: New


Crisp Firm Clean copy ! 184 pages. View more info

Genealogist's handbook for New England research

By: Lindberg, Marcia Wiswall

Price: $7.75

Publisher: New England Historic Genealogical Society: 1985

Edition: 2nd Edition.

Seller ID: 108187

ISBN: 088082011X

Condition: Fine


Nice Firm Clean copy ! 222 pages. View more info

A Girl from Boston

By: London, Hannah R

Price: $22.57

Publisher: Schenkman: 1980

Inscription: Signed by Author on Half-Title page with Presen

Seller ID: 69711

ISBN: B0006XKR6I

Condition: Very Good


Signed by Author on Half-Title page with Presentation note, with date. Nice Tight Clean copy ! 145 pages. View more info

The story of a fortunate youth: Chapters from the biography of an elderly gentleman

By: Mackenzie, Jean Kenyon

Price: $16.94

Publisher: Fleming H. Revell Company: 1937

Seller ID: 77170

ISBN: B00087MV4I

Condition: Very Good


Light general wear. Jacket has edge wear, short tears, missing chips. 106 pages. View more info

Choosing to dance

By: Martin, Chris L.

Price: $72.91

Publisher: Chris L. Martin: 2009

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 110870

ISBN: B01AQOJPSC

Condition: Very Fine


1st Printing. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Paperback with dust jacket. 143 pages. View more info

Public Services in Memory of Roger Wolcott, Governor of Massachusetts, Symphony Hall, Boston April 18, 1901

By: Massachusetts

Price: $12.96

Publisher: Printed by Order of the General Court: 1901

Seller ID: 80090

ISBN: B002NJC2C0

Condition: Good


Frontispiece photo. Ex-Library, Usual Markings. Moderate general wear. Foxing on and near frontispiece, and rear endpaper.. 62 pages. View more info

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Thunder Out of Boston : Collected Columns of the Most Controversial Commentator in America

By: Morse, Chuck; Samuel L. Blumenfeld

Price: $19.47

Publisher: Writers Club Press: 2000

Inscription: Signed by Author on Half-Title page with Presen

Seller ID: 92868

ISBN: 0595148573

Condition: Good+


Signed by Author on Half-Title page with Presentation notation. Moderate general wear. Front and rear cover tips slightly creased. 326 pages. View more info

Life and Letters of Oliver Wendell Holmes, 2 Volumes

By: Morse, John T., Jr. (Ed.); Oliver Wendell Holmes

Price: $39.17

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1897

Seller ID: 99271

ISBN: B004IHDU08

Condition: Fine


2 volumes complete. Ten illustrations including 2 frontispiece engavings. Dark green cloth, gold lettering and decorations. Top page ends gold gilt. Nice Firm Clean copies ! Unmarked. An attractive undamaged set! 358 + 335 pages. View more info

Memoirs of Elisha Capron Mowry ( Duxbury, MA )

By: Mowry, Elisha Capron

Price: $54.67

Publisher: Duxbury, MA, Privately Published: 1980

Edition: First Edition. 1st Printing.

Seller ID: 118972

ISBN: B004S6P5L6

Condition: Very Good


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 116 pages. View more info

Reminiscences of European travel / by Andrew P. Peabody

By: Peabody, Andrew P

Price: $18.24

Publisher: Boston, MA, Hurd and Houghton: 1869

Seller ID: 119866

ISBN: B000871LQW

Condition: Good+


Moderate general wear. Spine ends and board tips worn. 316 pages. Contents: Old England, London, British Islands, Art, Switzerland, Chamouny and Northern Italy, Paris, Naples, Pompeii, Pisa, Perugia, Bologna, Rome, Germany. View more info

Sermons by the late William B. O. Peabody, D.D. with a Memoir by his Brother

By: Peabody, William B. O.

Price: $20.93

Publisher: Boston, MA, Benjamin H. Greene: 1849

Edition: 2nd Edition.

Seller ID: 99259

ISBN: B002HJLHHW

Condition: Good+


Dark brown blindstamped cloth, gold spine lettering. Moderate general wear. Cloth worn through at spine ends and board tips. Hinges good. Has bookplate. Previous owner name. Occasional foxing. Newspaper poem inserted 'To the Memory of the Rev. O.W.B. Peabody.' 393 pages. View more info

Son of New England James Jackson Storrow

By: Pearson, Henry Greenleaf

Price: $7.75

Publisher: Boston, MA, Privately Printed: 1932

Seller ID: 97489

ISBN: B000I0PISQ

Condition: Good+


Green cloth, gold lettering, top page ends gold gilt. Moderate general wear. 283 pages. Folding genealogical chart at rear. Illustrated with many b/w photos. James Jackson Storrow II (1864-1926) was a Boston-area investment banker instrumental in forming General Motors and its third president (for just two months, 1910-11). He was a business partner of Henry Lee Higginson, founder of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. He served on the Boston City Council, 1915-1918. In 1901,... View more info

The Biography and Phrenological Character of Deacon John Phillips: with the Addresses, Poem, and Original Hymns of the Celebration of His One Hundredth Birth-Day

By: Phillips, John; F.W. Emmons; Nelson Sizer; S.S. Parker

Price: $53.81

Publisher: Southbridge, MA, O.D. Haven, Book and Job Printer: 1860

Edition: First Edition. 1st Printing.

Seller ID: 117212

ISBN: B071F38GQ7

Condition: Very Good


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 27 pages. The oldest living person in Sturbridge, Massachusetts. View more info

Christopher Gore, Federalist of Massachusetts

By: PINKNEY, Helen R.

Price: $18.19

Publisher: Waltham, MA, Gore Place Society: 1969

Edition: First Edition. 1st Printing.

Seller ID: 120895

ISBN: B000N8X9J8

Condition: Very Good


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 180 pages. View more info

The History and Haunting of Lizzie Borden

By: Pittman, Rebecca F.

Price: $36.43

Publisher: Wonderland Productions: 2016

Seller ID: 122341

ISBN: 0998369209

Condition: Near Fine


Nice Firm Clean copy ! 828 pages. View more info

Half a Hundred Radcliffe Women and What They Have Given to the World

By: Radcliffe College Staff

Price: $35.57

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Radcliffe College: 1922

Edition: First Edition. 1st Printing.

Seller ID: 119051

ISBN: xxxxxxxx95

Condition: Near Fine


Nice Firm Clean copy ! 36 pages. Contents: Executive Positions. Science. Research. Music. Literature. Acting, Directing of Plays. View more info

In-Justice (A Decade of Corruption Emanates from Within These Once Hallowed Halls. Providence City Hall)

By: Ricci, Tommy (Thomas J.); Lee Ann Tracey (Ed.)

Price: $40.08

Publisher: Johnston, RI, Seedling Publications: 1992

Seller ID: 116126

ISBN: B001VV2QXG

Condition: Very Good


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. View more info

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Innocence Under the Elms

By: Rich, Louise Dickinson

Price: $36.48

Publisher: Parnassus Imprints: 1983

Seller ID: 121671

ISBN: 0940160226

Condition: Very Good


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Some general wear. 283 pages. View more info

A sermon, in two parts, delivered on the Sabbath, June 28, 1856: The close of the fiftieth year of his ministry, as pastor of the First Church and Parish in Hingham

By: Richardson, Joseph

Price: $18.19

Publisher: J. Farmer, printer: 1856

Seller ID: 86633

ISBN: B000891TSA

Condition: Good


Moderate general wear. Rear cover detached, spine paper gone. Front cover has owner name of 'Elisha Cushing'. 48 pages. Solid preaching, which the good pastor delivered in the morning, took rest, and continued in the afternoon. Has an appendix containing 3 songs written by James H. Wilder and William Kenyon. View more info

Portrait of a Christian, Drawn from Life: A Memoir of Maria Elizabeth Clapp.

By: Robbins, Chandler

Price: $27.31

Publisher: Boston, MA, Printed for the Sunday-School Society, 1858: 1858

Edition: 3rd Edition.

Seller ID: 98030

ISBN: B007Q818TQ

Condition: Very Good


Dark blue blindstamped cloth, gold decor. Portrait frontispiece. Nice Firm copy ! Light general wear. Light foxing throughout. Previous owner name in pencil. 134 pages. View more info

Laura Russell Remembers

By: Russell, Laura; Marion L. Channing; Jane Cooper Baker (Illustrator)

Price: $13.68

Publisher: Marion L. Channing: 1980

Edition: First Edition. 1st Printing.

Seller ID: 114312

ISBN: B000K7EJ4Q

Condition: Very Good


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 80 pages. An old Plymouth Manuscript with notes by Marion L. Channing. View more info

Old Boston Museum Days

By: Ryan, Kate

Price: $20.98

Publisher: Boston, MA, Littlle, Brown & Co.: 1915

Edition: First Edition. 1st Printing.

Seller ID: 120069

ISBN: B0000EF6K4

Condition: Very Good


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. Has bookplate. 264 pages. View more info

Marmee, the mother of Little women

By: Salyer, Sandford Meddick

Price: $9.72

Publisher: Univ. of Oklahoma Press: 1949

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 90085

ISBN: B0007ITHE0

Condition: Good+


Ex-Library, Usual Markings. 1st Printing. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. Moderate general wear. 209 pages. Biography of Louisa May Alcoot's mother Abigail May Alcott ( nicknamed 'Abba' or 'Marmee'). View more info

Some Recollections of a Long Life

By: Sherman, Edgar Jay

Price: $54.67

Publisher: Boston, MA, Privately Printed: 1908

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Inscribed (not signed) by Author on blank page

Seller ID: 99794

ISBN: B0006AFGCG

Condition: Fine


Inscribed (not signed) by Author on blank page with Presentation note. Includes Civil War service in 48th Massachusetts, and later Massachusetts Judicial service. 1st Printing. Elegant deep burgundy colored cloth, with stately gold lettering. Frontispiece photo portrait, illustrated with b/w photos of residences and portraits throughout. Nice Firm Clean copy ! 322 pages. Edgar Jay Sherman (1834-1914) was an American attorney who served as District Attorney of the Eastern... View more info