Here are 66 books on the state of Maine that we have available and on the shelves in Walpole, New Hampshire on January 15, 2013.  Remember, ordering is easy from Ray Boas, Bookseller.

1. BIOGRAPHICAL REVIEW - THIS VOLUME CONTAINS BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF LEADING CITIZENS OF CUMBERLAND COUNTY, MAINE, Biographical Review Pub. Co., Boston, MA, 1896, B&W illustrations, 707pp, very good, rebound in green cloth (hardcover), Volume XIV of the Atlantic States Series of Biograpical Reviews., (Order No: 52838 ), $100.00

2. AROOSTOOK WAR - HISTORICAL SKETCH AND ROSTER OF COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND ENLISTED MEN, Clearfield Company, n.p., (1989), 95pp, very good+, blue cloth (hardcover), "...Called into Service for the Protection of the Northeastern Frontier of Maine, From February to May, 1839." Originally published in 1903., (Order No: 8305 ), $25.00

3. CUMBERLAND COUNTY MAINE 200TH ANNIVERSARY - 1760-1960 BICENTENNIAL, n.p., n.p., 1960, B&W illustrations, 132pp, very good, wraps (softcover), Great anniversary book filled with great ads, articles, photographs, and maps., (Order No: 45193 ), $15.00

4. 1776-1976 -- COMMEMORATIVE PUBLICATION OF THE YORK, MAINE BICENTENNIAL COMMITTEE, Bicentennial Committee, York, Maine, 1976, B&W ill., fold-out map, 60pp, very good, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 53381 ), $25.00

5. CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION, AND DEDICATION OF TOWN HALL, ORONO, MAINE, MARCH 3, 1874, Bailey & Noyes, Portland, ME, 1874, B&W illustrations, 168pp, very good, green cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 53009 ), $85.00

6. Aiken, Ruth J. (transcribed and edited by), RECORDS OF THE LOWER ST. GEORGES AND CUSHING, MAINE 1605-1897, Driftwood Farm, Cushing, ME, (1987), B&W illustrations, 243pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0961815027 More than a mere compilation of a town's vital records, here are the annals of how the pioneers responded to their adverse conditions, and much more., (Order No: 58848 ), $100.00

7. Anderson, Will, HERE'S TO HOOPS! 100 YEARS OF MAINE HIGH SCHOOL HOOP HIGHLIGHTS 1894-1994, Andeerson & Sons' Publishing, Bath, ME, (2005), B&W illustrations, 184pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover) signed by the author, ISBN 1893804046, (Order No: 56825 ), $30.00

8. Bardwell, John D., THE YORK MILITIA COMPANY, 1642-1972, John D. Bardwell, York, ME, (1972) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 57pp, very good, wraps (softcover), A compilation of information about the military history of York, Maine, during the colonial period and the reorganization of the york Militia Company, three hundred years after its founding. Contents include: Preface; Introduction; The Town Militia; The Revolution; The Citizen Soldier; Bibliography; Current Publications On Military History; Index of Names., (Order No: 54379 ), $20.00

9. Bradbury, Charles, HISTORY OF KENNEBUNK PORT, FROM ITS DISCOVERY BY BARTHOLOMEW GOSNOLD, MAY 14, 1602 TO A.D. 1837 (KENNEBUNKPORT, MAINE), Printed by James E. Remich, Kennebunk, 1837, engraved B&W frontis, 301pp, very good, new brown cloth spine (hardcover) some light foxing, Nice clean and tight copy with new cloth spine, original endpapers, original brown cloth boards with light bump/wear to corners., (Order No: 40477 ), $200.00

10. Burke, Jeffrey, ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE INN: A CHRONICLE, The Pilgrim Press, Cleveland, OH, (1997) 1st ptg, 182pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0829811621 Jeff and Judi Burke restored an old inn on Isle au Haut, Maine. This book is a collection of entertaining stories of their everyday life adventures - of fixing the vintage Servel refrigerator in the B&B kitchen, of buying a dinner bell from a crotchety local antique dealer, of figuring out how to fun the inn's septic tank without electric power, of painting the 796 windows in the lighthouse and outbuildings - as well as tales of the often colorful people who have stayed at the inn and others they have met on and off the island. Includes 21 recipes for tantalizing dishes served at the inn., (Order No: 38161 ), $20.00

11. Burnell, Marcia, HERITAGE ABOVE: A TRIBUTE TO MAINE'S TRADITION OF WEATHER VANES, Down East Books, Camden, ME, (1991), color photographs, 83pp, very good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover) couple nicks front dj, ISBN 0892722789, (Order No: 4939 ), $12.50

12. Calderwood, Ivan E., DAYS OF UNCLE DAVE'S FISH HOUSE - [VINALHAVEN, PENOBSCOT BAY, MAINE], Courier-Gazzette, Inc., Rockland, ME, (1969), B&W illustrations, 274pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) signed by the author, "A nostalgic account of Penobscot Bay fisherman of over half a century ago. Many of them I knew personally, men of sterling character and great courage. Ivan E. Calderwood" The legends and tales of the island of Vinalhaven in Penobscot Bay in the State of Maine, not as a researcher might discover them, but by a paving cutter-lobsterman-caretaker turned author who lived them. Small chip on the dustjacket at the top of the spine, and owner's name on the front free endpaper., (Order No: 60096 ), $25.00

13. Caldwell, Bill, RIVERS OF FORTUNE: WHERE MAINE TIDES AND MONEY FLOWED, Guy Gannett Publishing Co., Portland, ME, (1983) 1st ed, 113 B&W ill. and maps, 265pp, index, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0930096452 This lively book sweeps through 300 years of Maine history, from the days of pioneer settlers to sea captains, river men and lumberjacks, to the merchant princes, shipbuilders, and lumber barons who made millions from sawmills, power dams, textiles, luxury yachts and warships., (Order No: 15625 ), $10.00

14. Caldwell, Bill, MAINE MAGIC, Guy Gannett Publishing Co., Portland, ME, (1979) 2nd ptg, B&W illustrations, 334pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0930096037 "A vivid portrayal of Maine life, Maine towns and islands, and Maine people.", (Order No: 58128 ), $4.00

15. Chase, Mary Ellen, JONATHAN FISHER: MAINE PARSON 1768-1847, The Macmillan Company, New York, 1948 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 280pp, very good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 59928 ), $5.00

16. Clifford, Harold B., THE BOOTHBAY REGION, 1906 TO 1960, The Bond Wheelwright Company, Freeport, ME, (1961), B&W illustrations, 354pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) owner's inscription, An account of Boothbay and its surrounding area, describing changes that took place during the first World War period, the second World War, and afterward., (Order No: 47753 ), $25.00

17. Collier, Sargent F., DOWN EAST: MAINE, PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND, NOVA SCOTIA AND THE GASPE, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA, 1953, B&W illustrations, 148pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), This book catches the full flavor of Acadia., (Order No: 58012 ), $7.00

18. Conkling, Philip W., ISLANDS IN TIME: A NATURAL AND HUMAN HISTORY OF THE ISLANDS OF MAINE, Down East Books, Camden, ME, (1985), B&W illustrations, 222pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 089272224X Islands are very special places. This book combines history, ecology, geology, botany, zoology and sociology for a personal tribute to Maine's coastal islands., (Order No: 55043 ), $7.50

19. Coolidge, Olivia E. (introduction, genealogy and bibliographical essay by Danny D. Smith), COLONIAL ENTREPRENEUR - DR. SILVESTER GARDINER AND THE SETTLEMENT OF MAINE'S KENNEBEC VALLEY, Tilbury House Publishers, Gardiner, ME, 1999 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 282pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0884482057 This fascinating biography paints a vivid picture of a dynamic man and his imprint on the Kennebec River Valley., (Order No: 56458 ), $15.00

20. Cornwall, L. Peter and Farrell, Jack W., RIDE THE SANDY RIVER: A TRIP INTO THE PAST ON WHAT WAS AMERICA'S LARGEST TWO-FOOT GAUGE RAILROAD, Pacific Fast Mail, Edmonds, WA, (1973) 1st ed, B&W and color ill., 248pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Maine's Sandy River & Rangeley Lakes Railroad was one of the most intriguing rail systems ever built serving the people of Franklin County, Maine, for more than 50 years., (Order No: 11932 ), $50.00

21. Daily Kennebec Journal, AUGUSTA CENTENNIAL SOUVENIR - AUGUSTA, MAINE - JUNE 9, 1897, Daily Kennebec Journal, Augusta, ME, 1897, B&W illustrations, 63pp, good++, tan cloth (hardcover), Hardcover edition of the August Centennial Supplement to the Kennebec Journal issued on June 9th for the Centennial Celebration with "carefully prepared articles to bring back the past of our city and by numerous illustrations to show the city as it is at the present time.", (Order No: 56679 ), $60.00

22. Detmer, Josephine H. and Anderson, Patricia McGraw, PORTLAND - [PORTLAND, MAINE], Greater Portland Landmarks, Portland, ME, (1999), B&W illustrations, 230pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0939761076 First published in 1972., (Order No: 58486 ), $25.00

23. Dow, Sterling T., MAINE POSTAL HISTORY AND POSTMARKS, Severn-Wylie-Jewett Co., Portland, ME, 1943 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 167pp, very good+, maroon cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 60491 ), $65.00

24. Drake, Samuel Adams, THE PINE-TREE COAST, Estes & Lauriat, Boston, MA, 1891, B&W illustrations, 393pp, good, decorated olive green cloth (hardcover) EX-LIB few marks, A classic look at the Maine Coast. Contents include: The West Coast; The Mid Coast; and The East Coast. This copy comes from a small village library with minimal marks. It has never been circulated., (Order No: 54386 ), $95.00

25. Folsom, George, HISTORY OF SACO AND BIDDEFORD, WITH NOTICES OF OTHER EARLY SETTLEMENTS, AND OF THE PROPRIETARY GOVERNMENTS, IN MAINE, New Hampshire Publishing Co., Somersworth, ME, 1975, 325pp, index, very good, brown cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0912274212 Originally published in 1830. "...INCLUDING THE PROVINCES OF NEW SOMERSETSHIRE AND LYGONIA." Index compiled in 1922 by Frank C. Deering., (Order No: 52711 ), $15.00

26. Foster, Benjamin Browne (edited by Charles H. Foster), BENJAMIN BROWNE FOSTER'S DOWN EAST DIARY, Univ. of Maine at Orono Pr., Orono, ME, 1975 1st ed, B&W frontis, 380pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0891010300 This is a highly readable day- to-day account of what mid-nineteenth century Maine, and indeed America, was like for a young man in his teens and early adulthood., (Order No: 54460 ), $14.50

27. Freeman, Melville C., HISTORY OF CAPE PORPOISE - CAPE PORPOISE, MAINE, n.p., Cape Porpoise, ME, 1955, B&W illustrations, 107pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), "This small, illustrated volume contains the story of a seaside village on the coast of Maine, contemporary in its beginnings with the pilgrims of Plymouth, but settled by quite a different group of people and under different circumstances.", (Order No: 46978 ), $20.00

28. Giveen, Clement M. (compiled and edited by), A CHRONOLOGY OF MUNICIPAL HISTORY AND ELECTION STATISTICS WATERVILLE, MAINE 1771-1908, Maine Farmer Press, Augusta, ME, 1908 1st ed, 278pp, index, good+, green cloth (hardcover) tight copy, (Order No: 61459 ), $30.00

29. Goss, Leroy E., "AFTERGLOW": A MAINE NARRATIVE OF PENOBSCOT BAY ISLANDERS, House of Falmouth, Inc., Portland, ME, (1966), 158pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), In this evocation of the past the author has sought to live again some of the events and adventures of an active life with some delightful surprises and humor--together with a portrait of one who knew how to live right and was determined to do so., (Order No: 22543 ), $10.00

30. Gray, Jackie, JOHN HANCOCK: HIS WHARF AND WAREHOUSE IN YORK, MAINE, Soc. for the Preservation of, York, ME, 1973 (2nd ptg), B&W illustrations, 8pp, very good, wraps (softcover), First published in 1967., (Order No: 54372 ), $4.00

31. Haggett, Ada M. (preface by), STORIES OF PHIPPSBURG, MAINE - VOLUME III: THE WAY IT WAS -- FROM THE FILES OF THE PHIPPSBURG HISTORICAL SOCIETY, Phippsburg Historial Society, Phippsburg, ME, 1985, 170pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 52538 ), $75.00

32. Harris, Leslie K., TALES OF LINCOLN COUNTY, MAINE, What a Brat, Publishing, South Portland, ME, (2001) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 86pp, fine, wraps (softcover) signed by the author, ISBN 0971743800 Contents include: "UP THE LAZY RIVER BY THE OLD MILL STREAM"--ALEWIVES AND THE DAMARISCOTTA MILLS; LOCAL HAUNTS; THE FORTS OF PEMAQUID; DIXIE BULL--MAINE'S MAIN PYRATE; WHAT THE SHELL...HEAPS ON THE DAMARISCOTTA., (Order No: 44044 ), $20.00

33. Hodgkins, Theodore Roosevelt (edited and compiled by), BRIEF BIOGRAPHIES MAINE - A BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY OF WHO'S WHO IN MAINE - VOL. I 1926-1927, Lewiston Journal Company, Lewiston, ME, [1926], 284pp, ads, good+, red cloth (hardcover), "This book aims to give brief, personal sketches of the more prominent living Maine men and women - those whose position or achievemenets in life make them of general interest to the public.", (Order No: 53659 ), $35.00

34. Hodsdon, John L. (Adjutant General), ANNUAL REPORT OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL OF THE STATE OF MAINE, FOR THE YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 31, 1863, Stevens & Sayward, Printers, Augusta, ME, 1863, 948pp, plus, good, wraps (softcover) front binder's board is almost detached, Copy of this uncommon report still in soft printer's boards with front board almost detached. Reports were prepared in this manner so the purchaser could have it bound to match existing titles in a collection. This copy was never casebound, and thus shows some light wear. The 948 pages covers report through Appendix D. This is followed with Appendix E of 140 pages, then Appendix F with 3 numbered pages, G with 12 pages, H with 10 pages, I with 30 pages, K with 5 pages, L with 6 pages., (Order No: 52712 ), $125.00

35. Horwitz, Richard P., ANTHROPOLOGY TOWARD HISTORY: CULTURE AND WORK IN A 19TH-CENTURY MAINE TOWN, Wesleyan University Press, Middletown, CT, (1978) 1st ed, 197pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0819550140 The author provides a manual for the synthesis of anthropology and history, offering a theory of culture, a method for applying that theory in history, and a sample application., (Order No: 41619 ), $5.00

36. Howells, John Mead, THE ARCHITECTURAL HERITAGE OF THE PISCATAQUA: HOUSES AND GARDENS OF THE PORTSMOUTH DISTRICT OF MAINE AND NEW HAMPSHIRE, Architectural Book. Pub. Co., New York, (1965), 301 figures with description, 16pp text, very good w/lightly worn dustjacket (hardcover), First published in 1937., (Order No: 1737 ), $10.00

37. Howells, John Mead (introduction by William Lawrence Bottomley), THE ARCHITECTURAL HERITAGE OF THE PISCATAQUA - HOUSES AND GARDENS OF THE PORTSMOUTH DISTRICT OF MAINE AND NEW HAMPSHIRE, Architectural Book Pub. Co., New York, (1937) 1st ed, 301 B&W plates, unpaginated, good+, grey cloth w/light edgewear (hardcover) (no dustjacket), Previous owner's name/signature, Nancy V. McClelland, (the decorative arts historian) on the front free endpaper, (Order No: 23496 ), $75.00

38. Howells, Jean and Howells, Harvey, SIGHTS AND SOUNDS, SCENTS AND SAVORS OF MAINE, Down East Magazine, Camden, ME, (1978) 1st ed, color illustrations, 107pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) - See Note, ISBN 089272045X A lively collection of autobiographical sketches based upon the theme of the Howells family's passion for their adopted state and the people who live in it. NOTE - Wildlife Sticker on front of dustjacket., (Order No: 55572 ), $7.50

39. Joy, Kenneth, THE KENNEBUNKS "OUT OF THE PAST" - THE MAINE THAT WAS, Bond Wheelwright Company, Freeport, ME, (1967), B&W illustrations, 135pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover) author inscribed, (Order No: 61231 ), $14.50

40. Landgraf, Ed, LUXURY IN THE ROUGH, Pentland Press, Inc., Raleigh, NC, (1998), 107pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 1571971025 Comprises the memoirs of Ed and Ruthie Landgraf, the owners and caretakers of Sky Lodge in Moose River, Maine, and their experiences in carving a bit of vacation splendor from the rough mountains of Maine. I enjoyed reading this memoir., (Order No: 60222 ), $10.00

41. Laverty, Dorothy Bowler, MILLINOCKET: MAGIC CITY OF MAINE'S WILDERNESS, The Bond Wheelwright Company, Freeport, ME, (1974) 2nd ptg, B&W illustrations, 110pp, good, decorated green boards (hardcover) EX-LIB w/usual markings, ISBN 087027130X An account of the first seventy years of a small Maine town built around one of the country's largest papermaking industries., (Order No: 54394 ), $60.00

42. Long, Alice MacDonald (edited by), VITAL RECORDS OF MOUNT DESERT ISLAND MAINE AND NEARBY ISLANDS 1776-1820, Picton Press, Camden, ME, 1990, 96pp, very good, green cloth (hardcover) EX-LIB no external marks, ISBN 0929539680, (Order No: 58847 ), $45.00

43. Lowry, Lois (photographs by) and Lewis, Frederick H. (text by), HERE IN KENNEBUNKPORT, Durrell Publications, Brattleboro, VT, (1978) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, unpaginated, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0911764208 A photographic tour of Kennebunkport., (Order No: 47711 ), $22.50

44. MacDonald, Emma J.; and, Ayer, Cynthia M., DISCOVER MAINE THROUGH HANDICRAFT, Maine Dept. of Educatin, Augusta, ME, (1974), B&W illustrations, 121pp, good+, decorated green cloth (hardcover), "This book is intended for the use of elementary school children. We hope it will help them learn a bit about the State of Maine and encourage them to develop handwork from these facts., (Order No: 59550 ), $7.50

45. Maine Maps, THE OLD MAPS OF SAGADAHOC COUNTY, MAINE IN 1858 - 28 OLD MAPS REPRODUCED, Saco Valley Printing, Fryeburg, Maine, 1983, maps printed in brown ink, 32pp, good+, wraps (softcover), Detail Maps of Villages; Houses with Family Names; the old roads & waterways., (Order No: 53122 ), $25.00

46. Mofford, Juliet H. and O'Brien, Kerry A., "GOOD COMMON SCHOOLS": EDUCATION IN YORK, MAINE 1700-1900, Old York Historical Society, York, Maine, (1984), B&W illustrations, 37pp, very good, wraps (softcover), A close look at the history of public education in one town, York, Maine, will give us answers about early schooling., (Order No: 54371 ), $15.00

47. Morgan, Charles S. (adapted from an address by), SHIPBUILDING ON THE KENNEBUNK - THE CLOSING CHAPTER - REVISED EDITION, Hist. Soc of Kennebunkport, Kennebunkport, ME, (1970), B&W illustrations, 48pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), Adapted from an Address by Charles S. Morgan to the Society on the occasion of its first public meeting February 15, 1952., (Order No: 47008 ), $14.50

48. Morison, Samuel Eliot, THE STORY OF MOUNT DESERT ISLAND, Islandport Press, Frenchboro, ME, (2001), B&W illustrations, 116pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 1934031011 Highlights the history of the island. First published in 1960., (Order No: 5863 ), $6.00

49. Newland, Joseph N. (editor), THE SKOWHEGAN SCHOOL OF PAINTING AND SCULPTURE - 60 YEARS, Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME, (2006), B&W and color illustrations, 84pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0972848479 This catalogue was published in conjunction with an exhibition at the Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, Maine, July 22 - October 29, 2006. Contents include: Skowhegan, A Lasting Impression; Beginnings, Skowhegan Lecture, 1963; Some Questions, Skowhegan Lecture, 1956; and, Artists + Lectures + Works., (Order No: 50897 ), $20.00

50. Osborne, Marion A., WOODBINE SHANTY, Vantage Press, New York, (1974) 1st ed, 157pp, good+ w/lightly rubbed dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0533010926 Once upon a time there lived in New York City a family longing for clean air, clear water and a "blessed land of room enough;" so they packed up and took off for the coast of Maine--all eight of them!, (Order No: 47799 ), $10.00

51. Prince, Thomas, A CHRONOLOGICAL HISTORY OF NEW ENGLAND IN THE FORM OF ANNALS, Cummings, Hilliard and Co., n.p., 1826, 439pp, very good, 3/4 leather, raised bands (hardcover) light edge wear, First published in 1736. "...Being a Summary and exact Account of the most material Transactions and Occurrence relating to this Country, in the order of Time wherein they happened, from the Discovery of Capt. Gosnold in 1602, to the Arrival of Governor Belcher, in 1730..." Clean, bright and tight copy. Wear to extemities of leather binding and raised bands, teg., (Order No: 40097 ), $275.00

52. Prosser, Albert L. (editor), HISTORY OF SANFORD, MAINE: A BICENTENNIAL HISTORY, Sanford Historical Committee, Sanford, ME, 1968, B&W illustrations, 504pp, very good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Published in Commemoration of the Anniversary of the Incorporation of the Town in 1768. An updated history since the publication of Edwin Emery's HISTORY OF SANFORD, MAINE, 1661-1900. With errata slip laid in., (Order No: 54448 ), $75.00

53. Richards, Philip W., SWEDEN, MAINE - VOLUME ONE: THE EARLY YEARS; AND, VOLUME TWO: ADVERSITY AND DETERMINATION, published by the author, Sweden, Maine, very good, wraps (softcover), Volume One: THE EARLY YEARS, (1986), 67pp; and Volume Two: ADVERSITY AND DETERMINATION, (1989), 104pp., (Order No: 59800 ), $35.00

54. Robertson, Edwin "Bill" and Robertson, Doris K., COVERED BRIDGES IN THE SACO RIVER VALLEY IN MAINE AND NEW HAMPSHIRE, published by the authors, n.p., (1984) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 85pp, fine, wraps (softcover), Contents include: Foreword; Maps; Jackson Covered Bridge; Bartlett Covered Bridge; Saco River Covered Bridge; Swift River Covered Bridge; Albany Covered Bridge; Hemlock Covered Bridge; Porter Covered Bridge; Whittier Covered Bridge; Durgin Covered Bridge., (Order No: 45135 ), $10.00

55. Robinson, William F., COASTAL NEW ENGLAND: ITS LIFE AND PAST, The Wellfleet Press, Secaucus, NJ, (1989), 100 B&W and 20 color ill., 222pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1555214908 The one book for all those who love New England and the sea. A richly illustrated, comprehensive history of those who have lived here under the ocean's sway, in this region "peopled with witch-hanging Puritans, broad-shouldered whalemen, dignified sea captains, and recalcitrant Down Easters." Excellent notes and bibliography., (Order No: 14151 ), $8.50

56. Rowe, Ernest R. and others (compiled by), HIGHLIGHTS OF WESTBROOK HISTORY, Westbrook Woman's Club, Westbrook, ME, (1952) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 242pp, very good, light green cloth (hardcover), "This book was written to answer the increasing demand for information about the early beginnings and development of our city.", (Order No: 44839 ), $75.00

57. Skinner, Joseph O., HISTORY OF WATERVILLE LODGE, NO. 33, OF FREE AND ACCEPTED MASONS, OF WATERVILLE, ME. (MAINE), FROM ITS FOUNDATION TO 1874, Stephen Berry, Printer, Portland, ME, 1874, 104pp, very good, blue cloth (hardcover), Nice clean, tight and bright copy., (Order No: 43638 ), $75.00

58. Stackpole, Everett S., HISTORY OF DURHAM, MAINE WITH GENEALOGICAL NOTES, Lewiston Journal Company, Lewiston, ME, 1899 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 314pp, errata, very good, rebound in tan cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 52684 ), $150.00

59. Stackpole, Everett S., OLD KITTERY AND HER FAMILIES -- [KITTERY, MAINE], orig pub 1903, 822pp, good+, light brown cloth (hardcover), An earlier quality hardcover reprint of the original 1903 edition, probably done in the 1970s - reprint publisher not listed., (Order No: 62458 ), $50.00

60. Street, George E. (edited by Samuel A. Eliot), MOUNT DESERT: A HISTORY - NEW EDITION, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA, 1926 rev ed, B&W ill., 339pp, very good, decorated gray cloth (hardcover) EX-LIB lt spine mark, "The materials for this book were originally collected by Dr. George Edward Street. For a quarter of a century Dr. Street spent his summer vacations at Southwest Harbor. He loved the charm of hill and sea and shore with abounding and never failing ardor. He was always keenly interested in people and events and eager to acquire knowledge about the legends and history of his summer home. He talked with winsome enthusiasm with the representatives of the families longest settled on the Island and with summer residents interested in his project. He gathered references, collected pictures, and persuaded his neighbors to open to him their stores of local knowledge.", (Order No: 34813 ), $125.00

61. Thomas, Miriam Stover, FLOTSAM AND JETSAM, published by the author, n.p., 1973, B&W illustrations, 123pp, very good, wraps (softcover), Tales of Maine and sailing days., (Order No: 55310 ), $12.50

62. Thompson, Deborah (edited by), MAINE FORMS OF AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE, Downeast Magazine, Camden, ME, (1976) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 362pp, very good+ w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0892720190 Published under the auspices of the Colby Museum of Art, Waterville, ME., (Order No: 6553 ), $15.00

63. Vickery, James B. (introduction by), THE JOURNALS OF JOHN EDWARDS GODFREY - BANGOR, MAINE 1863-1869, Courier-Gazette, Inc., Rockland, ME, (1979), B&W illustrations, 442pp, good+, wraps (softcover), Over a hundred years later, the journals of Judge John Edwards Godfrey, of Bangor, Maine, recreate a time when personal and political sentiments were actively expressed in daily life., (Order No: 52567 ), $14.50

64. Wheelwright, Thea (text by), TRAVELS IN NEW ENGLAND - BASED ON TIMOTHY DWIGHT'S TRAVELS IN NEW ENGLAND AND NEW YORK, Bonanza Books, New York, (1989), photos by Katharine Knowles, 160pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover) small bump bottom, ISBN 0517690462 Over 150 B&W photographs. A reprint of the 1972 edition (Volume 1) by Barre Publishers., (Order No: 15366 ), $10.00

65. Wilson, Forbes, OBSERVATIONS BY FORBES WILSON ON TWO GREAT STORMS WHICH HIT THE COAST OF SOUTHERN MAINE DURING THE WINTER OF 1978, Forbes Kingsbury Wilson, York, ME, (1978), 10pp, very good, wraps (softcover), A personal recording of the winter storms of 1978., (Order No: 54373 ), $10.00

66. Wood, Frederic J. (abridged with an introduction by Ronald Dale Karr), THE TURNPIKES OF NEW ENGLAND AND EVOLUTION OF THE SAME THROUGH ENGLAND, VIRGINIA AND MARYLAND - NEW EDITION OF THE 1919 CLASSIC, Branch Line Press, Pepperell, MA, (1997), B&W illustrations, 428pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0942147057 First published in 1919. "Turnpikes, as distinguished from the ordinary roads of the same time, were those on which gates barred the progress of the traveler, at which payments were demanded for the privilege of using the road. Such payment was called 'toll' and the gates were know as 'toll-gates.'" This abridgement has deleted footnotes and bibliographical references, and selectively cut in some chapters. A classic work!, (Order No: 45278 ), $12.50

Ray Boas, Bookseller