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WITH A PASSION FOR BRUSH AND PALETTE.  Giddings H. Ballou and his Cape Cod Portraits c. 1841-1861
[Brewster Ladies Library]:[2003]. 39pp. Illustrated. Stiff Wrps. Published on the occasion of the exhibition, "A Rare Collection of Cape Cod Portraits Circa 1841-1861" by Giddings H. Ballou and presented at the Brewster Ladies Library, August 12 through September 6, 2003, as part of the Town of Brewster's bicentennial celebration. A fine copy.
$25.00
YARMOUTH FAMILY OF GRAY. The Library of Cape Cod History & Genealogy, #58.
Yarmouthport, Ma.: C. W. Swift. 1913. 3pp. Soft cover. 1st. ed. Fine copy. Y016
$20.00
A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE FIRST CHURCH IN PLYMOUTH, From 1606-1901
Boston:Beacon Press 1920. xvi+117pp. Hardcover. In very good condition. Green boards clean and gilt title still bright on front board and spine. Internally, the pages are clean and bright, free of previous owner marks or signatures, although it looks like one may have been erased on the first free end-pape, Barely visible. Overall, a very good to near fine copy.
$75.00
A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN WELLFLEET, MASSACHUSETTS.
Franklin Press:Rand, Avery & Company. 1877. 84pp. Red boards, slightly bowed, are worn at all edges, edge points and spine ends. Interior is clean and free of stray markings, though there is some light age-toning to the page edges. Binding is tight and hinges still intact. Overall, this is a good copy.
$25.00
A HISTORY OF OYSTER HARBORS TO 1994
Osterville, MA: Oyster Harbors Property Owners Association. ND. 174pp. Illustrated with many black/white photographs. Hardcover with dust jacket. The book is in very good, clean condition. Boards are clean and gilt titles still bright on front board and spine. Internally, pages clean with no previous owners marks or signatures. The dust jacket has done its job well and is only in near very good condition, with overall shelf-wear, and several small chips and tears to the edges.
$150.00
CAPE COD IS A NUMBER OF THINGS.
(Yarmouth Port):(The Register Press). (1954). 78pp. Wraps. Covers are lightly worn at the edges with some significant sun-fading in patterns suggesting it had books stacked on top of it. Interior, however, is clean, bright and free of stray markings. Overall, this is a good copy.
$20.00
DIRECTORY AND HISTORY OF PLYMOUTH AND BARNSTABLE COUNTIES FOR 1873-74.
A History and Register, and Alphabetical List of the Professions, Trades, and other Business Pursuits of each Town, under which Headings the Names, belonging to each Village and Town, are Arranged Alphabetically.  Boston:Dean Dudley. 1873. (12) +xx +206 (including a section 150a-150pp between page 150 and 151)+ 44 +(10)pp + folding map at title page. In very good, clean condition.  Light wear to edges of boards with mild soiling. Gilt on spine still bright. Internally, previous owners name penciled to top of 1st fep and one signature almost loose, otherwise a very good clean copy.
$495.00
NANTUCKET'S FORGOTTEN ISLAND. MUSKEGET. As Viewed and Compiled on an Ebb Tide
(Owls Head, ME):Self-published. (1996). 114pp. Illustrated. Wrps.  In very good, clean condition. 
$45.00
POLPIS, PAST AND PRESENT. NANTUCKET.
[n.p.]. ca:1962. 77pp. Wrps. Illustrated. In very good, clean condition. With signed card inserted, with the compliments of the author.
$25.00
REPORT FROM MASHPEE. A study of the Impact of the Wampanoag  Land Claim on the Economy of Mashpee.
Cambridge and Philadelphia:American Friends Service Committee. (1978). 26pp + 5 appendixs pp.9,29,13,2+21. Wrps. Covers lightly soiled, otherwise a very good, clean copy.
$65.00
RESIDENT AND BUSINESS DIRECTORY OF BOURNE, FALMOUTH AND SANDWICH, MASSACHUSETTS. 1900. Containing a Complete Resident, Street and Business Directory, Town Officers, Schools, Societies, Churches, Post-offices.
Hopkinton, MA: A. E. Foss and Co. 1900.  207pp. Hardcover.  Boards worn and soiled. Pages relatively clean save for 1 with pencil scribbling.  Hinges cracked, both front and rear, but binding still tight.  Overall, a better than good copy.
$125.00
SCIENTIFIC DUCK SHOOTING IN EASTERN WATERS
Falmouth, MA:Independent Press. 1895. 116pp. 1st editiion. Hardcover. Ex-library, with large bookplate to inside front board (name of library scratched out), a label on spine with numbers, a couple numbers to dedication page and remains of something removed on inside rear board. Aside from library markings, a very good, clean copy. Blue-green boards just lightly soiled with a hint of mottling to boards. Internally, end-pages, front and rear, have a bit of foxing but are otherwise clean.  The binding is tight and hinges intact. *Duck hunting on Cape Cod. Scarce.
$450.00
THE BUILDING OF THE CAPE COD CANAL 1627-1914, based on a dissertation by William James Reid for the Boston University Graduate School
Privately Printed; 1961. xv+131pp. Hardover, no dj. First Edition. lllustrated with fold out map and b/w photographs. VG+ condition, clean and tight, inside and out. Green cloth, gilt; boards very lightly rubbed. "Three hundred years of dreams have culminated in this picture (the gray superstructure of the Sagamore Bridge over the Cape Cod Canal) ...the practical factors of national defense and world trade have given it a deeper significance to those who know its history.  In its story the dreamers are many; the doers are two - August Belmont and the United States Army Corps of Engineers; but all have their place in making the dream of a Cape Cod Canal come true."
$30.00
THE GREAT NANTUCKET BANK ROBBERY CONSPIRACY AND SOLEMN AFTERMATH OR THE END OF OLD NANTUCKET
Waltham, MA:Published by the Author. (1973). xii+147+(3)pp index. Illustrated. Wrps. Covers lightly soiled, otherwise a very good, clean copy.
$50.00
THE RIVERKEEPER.
New York:Alfred A. Knopf. 1991. 191pp. First edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. Jacket is lightly worn at the edges and spine with only some very minor soiling to the covers. Book itself is only mildly shelf-worn. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings. Overall, this is a very good copy.
$15.00