As you know, Rhode Island ("Little Rhody") is a small state, so it makes sense that we have only 34 Rhode Island  related titles that are available and on the shelves in Walpole, New Hampshire on  January 24, 2012.  Remember, ordering is easy from Ray Boas, Bookseller.

1. ANNUAL REPORTS OF THE ADJUTANT-GENERAL, QUARTERMASTER-GENERAL, AND SURGEON-GENERAL OF THE STATE OF RHODE ISLAND FOR YEAR 1904, E. L. Freeman & Sons, Providence, RI, 1905, 304pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover), On front cover, ANNUAL MILITARY REPORTS RHODE ISLAND 1904., (Order No: 45346 ), $25.00

2. ANNUAL REPORTS OF THE ADJUTANT-GENERAL, QUARTERMASTER-GENERAL, AND SURGEON GENERAL, OF THE STATE OF RHODE ISLAND FOR YEAR 1905, E. L. Freeman & Sons, Providence, RI, 1906, 329pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover), On front cover, ANNUAL MILITARY REPORTS RHODE ISLAND 1905., (Order No: 45347 ), $25.00

3. ANNUAL REPORTS OF THE ADJUTANT-GENERAL, QUARTERMASTER-GENERAL, AND SURGEON GENERAL OF THE STATE OF RHODE ISLAND FOR YEAR 1907, E. L. Freeman & Sons, Providence, RI, 1908, 297pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover), On front cover, ANNUAL MILITARY REPORTS RHODE ISLAND 1907., (Order No: 45348 ), $25.00

4. ANNUAL REPORTS OF THE ADJUTANT-GENERAL AND QUARTERMASTER GENERAL OF THE STATE OF RHODE ISLAND FOR THE YEAR 1909, E. L. Freeman & Sons, Providence, RI, 1910, 378pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover), On front cover, ANNUAL MILITARY REPORTS RHODE ISLAND 1909., (Order No: 45349 ), $25.00

5. ANNUAL REPORTS OF THE ADJUTANT-GENERAL AND QUARTERMASTER GENERAL OF THE STATE OF RHODE ISLAND FOR THE YEAR 1910, E. L. Freeman Company, Providence, RI, 1911, 331pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover), On front cover, ANNUAL MILITARY REPORTS RHODE ISLAND 1910., (Order No: 45350 ), $25.00

6. ANNUAL REPORTS OF THE ADJUTANT-GENERAL, QUARTERMASTER-GENERAL, AND SURGEON GENERAL OF THE STATE OF RHODE ISLAND FOR YEAR 1911, E. L. Freeman Company, Providence, RI, 1912, 365pp, good+, blue cloth (hardcover), On front cover, ANNUAL MILITARY REPORTS RHODE ISLAND 1911., (Order No: 45351 ), $25.00

7. ANNUAL REPORT OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL, OF THE STATE OF RHODE ISLAND, FOR THE YEAR 1912, E. L. Freeman Company, Providence, RI, 1913, 48pp, good+, blue cloth (hardcover), On front cover, ANNUAL MILITARY REPORTS RHODE ISALND 1912., (Order No: 45352 ), $20.00

8. ANNUAL REPORT OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL, OF THE STATE OF RHODE ISLAND, FOR THE YEAR 1913, E. L. Freeman Company, Providence, RI, 1914, 79pp, good+, blue cloth (hardcover), On front cover, ANNUAL MILITARY REPORTS RHODE ISLAND 1913., (Order No: 45353 ), $20.00

9. ANNUAL REPORT OF THE ADJUTANT-GENERAL AND QUARTERMASTER-GENERAL OF THE STATE OF RHODE ISLAND FOR THE YER 1915, E. L. Freeman Company, Providence, RI, 1916, 80pp, good+, blue cloth (hardcover), On front cover, ANNUAL MILITARY REPORTS RHODE ISLAND 1915., (Order No: 45354 ), $20.00

10. CIVIL GOVERNMENT OF RHODE ISLAND - JOINT RULES AND ORDERS, AND RULES AND ORDERS, COMMITTEES &C. ..., Knowles, Anthony & Co., Providence, RI, 1855, 65pp, very good, brown cloth (hardcover), "... OF THE SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, FOR THE POLITICAL YEAR, 1855; WITH THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE. (Published by Order of the General Assembly.)" Uncommon item., (Order No: 45490 ), $40.00

11. Black, Jeannette D. and Roelker, William Greene (preface by Lawrence C. Wroth), A RHODE ISLAND CHAPLAIN IN THE REVOLUTION - LETTERS OF EBENEZER DAVID TO NICHOLAS BROWN 1775-1778, RI Society of the Cincinnati, Providence, RI, 1949, B&W illustrations, 82pp, very good, green cloth spine (hardcover), These letters give us information about the life and activities of a chaplain in the Continental Army, and they contain some excellent descriptions of action in various theatres of the Revolutionary War in which Rhode Island troops played a part., (Order No: 51057 ), $25.00

12. Champlin, Ricard L., TREES OF NEWPORT ON THE ESTATES OF THE PRESERVATION SOCIEY OF NEWPORT COUNTY, Pres. Soc. Newport County, Newport, RI, 1976, B&W illustrations, 78pp, fine, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 55312 ), $3.50

13. Chapin, Howard M., RHODE ISLAND IN THE COLONIAL WARS - TWO VOLUMES IN ONE, Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore, MD, (1994), fine, red cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0806314087 A List of Rhode Island Soldiers & Sailors in King George's War 1740-1748, 38pp; and, A Listo of Rhode Island Soldiers & Sailors in the Old French & Indian War 1755-1762, 155pp., (Order No: 61691 ), $15.00

14. Douglas-Lithgow, R. A., NATIVE AMERICAN PLACE NAMES OF RHODE ISLAND, Applewood Books, Bedford, MA, orig pub 1909, 72pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 9781557095435 Originally published as part of INDIAN PLACE AND PROPER NAMES OF NEW ENGLAND., (Order No: 61019 ), $4.50

15. Downie, Robert M., BLOCK ISLAND - THE LAND -- [BLOCK ISLAND, RHODE ISLAND], Book Nook Press, Block Island, RI, (2001), B&W illustrations, 281pp, very good++, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0965898326 "Each of the 27 chapters stands alone as a separate story.", (Order No: 60379 ), $85.00

16. Downing, Antoinette F. & Scully, Jr., Vincent J., THE ARCHITECTURAL HERITAGE OF NEWPORT RHODE ISLAND 1650-1915, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 1952 1st ed, 230 plates, map, 241pp text, very good w/lightly chipped dustjacket, (Order No: 5289 ), $140.00

17. Fredyma, Paul J. and Fredyma, Marie-Louise, A DIRECTORY OF RHODE ISLAND SILVERSMITHS AND THEIR MARKS, published by the authors, Hanover, NH, (1972), 21pp, very good++, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 41979 ), $30.00

18. Fullerton, William H.; Benson, Esther Fisher; Brownell, Janet; et al, NOW AND THEN ON THE POINT - [NEWPORT, RHODE ISLAND], The Point Association, Newport, RI, 1980, B&W illustrations, 44pp, fine, wraps (softcover), The Point is the oldest section of Newport, RI. Reprinted from THE GREEN LIGHT Bulletin of The Point Association of Newport., (Order No: 55423 ), $20.00

19. Greene, Stephen, STEPHEN GREENE: MEMORIES OF HIS LIFE, Privately published, n.p., 1903, B&W illustrations, 188pp, very good, gray cloth, teg (hardcover), "with Addresses, Resolutions and other Tributes of Affection.", (Order No: 5322 ), $15.00

20. Hale, Stuart O. (foreword by Claiborne Pell) (edited and with additional text by Vicki Desjardins), NARRAGANSETT BAY: A FRIEND'S PERSPECTIVE, University of Rhode Island, Narragansett, RI, (1980) 2nd ptg, B&W illustrations, 122pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0938412191 Contents include: The Living Bay; The Bay in History; and, Modern Times. University of Rhode Island Marine Advisory Service Marine Bulletin 42., (Order No: 55101 ), $15.00

21. Jones, Daniel P., THE ECONOMIC & SOCIAL TRANSFORMATION OF RURAL RHODE ISLAND, 1780-1850, Northeastern University Pr., Boston, MA, (1992) 1st ptg, 267pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1555531210, (Order No: 55473 ), $9.50

22. Lippincott, Bertram, JAMESTOWN SAMPLER - [JAMESTOWN, RHODE ISLAND], GO Printing Corporation, Flourtown, PA, (1980) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 128pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) inscribed by the author, (Order No: 59370 ), $20.00

23. Olsen, Stephen; Robadue, Donald D.; and Lee, Virginia, AN INTERPRETIVE ATLAS OF NARRAGANSETT BAY, University of Rhode Island, Narragansett, RI, 1980 2nd ptg, B&W illustrations, 82pp, fine, wraps (softcover), Coastal Resources Center, University of Rhode Island, Marine Bulletin 40., (Order No: 55181 ), $30.00

24. Ott, Joseph K., THE JOHN BROWN HOUSE LOAN EXHIBITION OF RHODE ISLAND FURNITURE (RHODE ISLAND FURNITURE 1730-1810), Rhode Island Historical Soc., Providence, RI, (1965), over 120 B&W illustrations, 178pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), "Including some notable Portraits, Chinese Export Porcelain & Other Items: May 16-June 20, 1965.", (Order No: 15895 ), $125.00

25. Peterson, Edward, HISTORY OF RHODE ISLAND AND NEWPORT IN THE PAST, John S. Taylor, New York, 1853, engraved frontis, 370pp, ads, good, original brown cloth w/light edgewear (hardcover), (Order No: 52310 ), $75.00

26. Pierce, John T., HISTORICAL TRACTS OF THE TOWN OF PORTSMOUTH RHODE ISLAND, Hamilton Printing Company, Portsmouth, RI, (1991) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 114pp, very good+, wraps (softcover) signed by the author, ISBN 0963172204 Mr. Pierce's book will be an adventure for even the most knowledgeable and long-term resident of Portsmouth, for it is the culmination of a lifetime of interest in "his town" sparked when he was a boy and found an arrowhead in a farmer's field. The book uses two great tools--words and photographs--to view the past 350+ years., (Order No: 48680 ), $125.00

27. Prepared by a Committee of the Survivors, HISTORY OF THE TWELFTH REGIMENT RHODE ISLAND VOLUNTEERS IN THE CIVIL WAR 1862-1863 - [FIRST EDITION], Snow & Farnham, Printers, Providence, RI, 1904, B&W illustrations, 394pp, very good, blue cloth (hardcover), Contains some personal reminiscences, statistics, and previously published material relative to the regiments's ten-month service in Virginia and Kentucky. Nevins CIVIL WAR BOOKS, Volume I, page 151. A nice clean and tight copy that at one time was in a historical society library with withdrawn bookplate only. Some faint spotting on spine and boards., (Order No: 57742 ), $175.00

28. 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

29. Ray, Judith Jencks, FOUNDERS AND PATRIOTS OF THE TOWN OF CUMBERLAND, RHODE ISLAND, Gateway Press, Inc., Baltimore, MD, 1990, B&W illustrations, 35pp, very good, wraps (softcover), A talk "Presented at the Occasion of the Rededication of Peck Cemetery Cumberland, Rhode Ialnd May 27, 1990.", (Order No: 60841 ), $12.50

30. 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

31. Weeden, William B., EARLY RHODE ISLAND: A SOCIAL HISTORY OF THE PEOPLE -- GRAFTON HISTORICAL SERIES, The Grafton Press, New York, (1910) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 381pp, very good, green cloth, teg (hardcover), (Order No: 60038 ), $50.00

32. 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

33. Wonson, Richard L., THE TRACKLESS TROLLEYS OF RHODE ISLAND, Boston Street Railway Assn., Cambridge, MA, 1983, B&W illustrations, 96pp, fine, wraps (softcover), The history of trackless trolley cars in the State of Rhode Island. Boston Street Railway Association, Inc. - Bulletin Number Eighteen., (Order No: 13268 ), $7.50

34. 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

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