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A BRIEF AND REMARKABLE NARRATIVE OF THE LIFE AND EXTREME SUFFERINGS OF BARNABAS DOWNS, JUN. WHO WAS AMONG THE NUMBER OF THOSE WHO ESCAPED DEATH ON BOARD THE PRIVATEER BRIG ARNOLD, JAMES MAGEE COMMANDER WHCH WAS CAST AWAY NEAR PLYMOUTH HARBOUR, DEC.
+16pp. Wrps. A facsimile of the 1786 edition with an intro. by Samuel J. Hough. A fine copy.
A HISTORY OF THE WESLEYAN GROVE, MARTHA\'S VINEYARD, CAMP MEETING, FROM THE FIRST MEETING HELD THERE IN 1835, TO THAT OF 1858, INCLUSIVE; INTERSPERSED WITH TOUCHING INCIDENTS AND GENERAL REMARKS.
Boston:Press of Geo. C. Rand & Avery. 1858. 1st edition. Illustrated with an interesting lithograph of an outside session of the meeting as frontispiece. Hardcover. Cloth covered boards soiled and quite worn, in many places to boards, and with an additional chip out of the front cover,midway down the front board along the outside edge. The rear board has old mildew damage, with the material seperated along the outside edge and the outside edge point soft. The spine strip has wear to both spine ends but the gilt is still bright. Internally, end pages are age toned with a previous owners inscription to the top of the 1st free end-page but otherwise, aside from mild foxing and some smudges scattered throughout, a good solid copy. The binding is tight and hinges intact.
Decorative blocks by Saul Yalkert. Photographs by Pat Hallett. Provincetown, MA: Modern Pilgrim Press. (Revised edition, 1947). 78pp. Soft-cover. In very good, clean condition. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings.
A ROOM FROM MARTHA'S VINEYARD AT THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION. In DUKES COUNTY INTELLIGENCER, August 1967, Vol. 9:#1.
Pp. 3-22. Illus. Also includes THE LOSS OF THE U.S.S. GALENA ON GAY HEAD by Carol W. Kimball; and EDGARTOWN -- SOME OLD PHOTOGRAPHS. A very good copy.
Yarmouth Port, Ma.:Historical Society of Old Yarmouth. 1978. 15pp. One of 500 copies. Reprint of the original edition with scholarly introduction by Charles Holbrook, Jr.
NY: Brentano's. (1924). 252pp. 1st. edition. Hard cover. Light fading of the spine and light wear at ends of spine. Otherwise, a very good to fine copy.
New York: Brentano's Publishers. (1924). 252pp. 1st. edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. Blue boards bright with light shelfwear along edges and spine ends. Internally clean, free of previous ownes marks or signatures. The dust jacket is lightly worn along edges with a few small tears and several chips to spine ends and flap folds. Now encased in brodart. A very good clean copy, with a near very good dust jacket.
258pp. Hard-bound. Fine copy. Y019
BUILDING WITH NANTUCKET IN MIND. Guidelines for Protecting the Historic Architecture and Landscape of Nantucket Island.
130pp. Illus. Wrps. Wrapper lightly bruised. Intenally very good. Provides background on the interrelated hisstory, architecture and landscape character of Nantucket Island. Further, provides guidelines to assist each property owner in preservation of the island's architectural heritage and conservation of its landscape; recommendations for new construction and renovation that respect the Nantucket environment. TS003.
(Yarmouthport, Ma.): (Privately printed). 1963. 17 pp. Softcover. First edition. Wraps show light aging around the edges and the staples holding it together are showing moderate rusting. Otherwise in very good condition.
Boston, MA:Marshall Jones Company. (1930). 1st edition. 307pp. Hardcover. External boards, soiled and worn at edges. Internally, pages are age-toned but with no previous owners marks or signatures. A near very good copy.
224pp. Illus. Hardbound. Fine copy. 1st Edition. Y021.
[Virginia Beach. Va.]: [Donning Company]. (2000). 221pp. Illus. Hard bound. 2nd edition. Fine copy. Original edition published in 1982. TY006.
[Stoneham, Ma.]: G. R. Barnstead Printing Co. 1968. 213pp. Illus. With dust jacket, now enclosed in brodart. Book in fine condition. Dust jacket in very good, clean condition. Signed and inscribed by the author on the first free end-page
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