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1 Bacheller, Irving. Eben Holden: A Tale of the North Country.
Boston: Lothrop Publishing Company, [1900]. 
Octavo, red cloth (hardcover), gilt letters and decorations to spine and upper cover, uncut, gilt edge, vii, 432 pp. Very Good++, with slightly rubbed covers and tiny clip to ffep. “Early in the last century the hardy woodchoppers began to come west, out of Vermont. They founded their homes in the Adirondack wildernesses and cleared their rough acres with the axe and the charcoal pit. After years of toil in a rigorous climate they left their sons little besides a stumpy farm and a conn-skin overcoat. Far from the centers of life their amusements, their humors, their religion, their folk lore, their views of things had in them the flavor of the timber lands, the simplicity of childhood...” 
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2 Beach, E. Merrill. Trumbull: Church and Town. A History of the Colonial Town of Trumbull and of Its Church, Which was The Church of Christ in Unity, The Church of Christ in North Stratford, and is Now The Church of Christ in Trumbull, 1730-1955.
Brewer-Borg, Corp, 1956. Second Edition. 
Signed and Inscribed by the Author. Octavo, burgundy pebbled cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, [viii], 195 pp. Near-Fine, with light foxing (age darkened spotting) to endpapers and edges. 
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3 Carse, Robert. Ports of Call. The Great Colonial Seaports: Castine, Portsmouth, Boston, Salem, Bristol, Newport, New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Charleston, Savannah, New Orleans.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, [1967]. 
Octavo, blue cloth & decorative board, gilt letters, 344 pp. B & w illus. throughout. Near-Fine with light foxing, in a like dust jacket. ‘This obsorbing book describes the origins and early history of the great seaports of America. To each of a dozen ports Robert Carse gives a life of its own, an identity. He also connects them in an account of the first age in American maritime history, which closed with the War of 1812...Cotains more than fifty illustrations.' 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4 Drake, S. A. Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast. With Numerous Illustrations.
New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1875. First Edition. 
Octavo, illustrated olive cloth (hardcover), gilt letters and decorations to upper cover, tissue protected frontis., 459 pp + 4 pp. Very Good+, with lightly rubbed edges. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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5 Flagg, Ernest. Genealogical Notes on the Founding of New England: My Ancestors Part in tha Undertaking.
Hartford: The Case, Lockwood & Brainard Co., MCMXXVI. First Edition. One of 300 Copies Printed. 
Octavo, bungundy cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, top edge gilt, 440 pp. Light underlining; otherwise, a Near-Fine copy with sunned spine. Illustrated. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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6 Hale, Judson. The Education of a Yankee: An American Memoir.
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, [1987]. First Edition, As Stated. 
Signed and inscribed by Author. Octavo, green cloth, gilt letters, x, 261 pp. Near-Fine, with bumped corners, in a Very Good+ dust jacket with slight edgewear. “...The captivating and moving memoir of a larger-than-life American family. Judson Hale was born into Boston's very proper Brahmin world, the son of a wealthy father...But readers expecting a conventional account of New England privilege will be delightfully surprised. The fate of Hale's older brother, Drake, led his parents to embark on a dramatic, extravagant, and visionary undertaking that changed the family's history and brought a remarkable adventure to the small town of Vanceboro, Maine.” 
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7 Knight, Madam [Sarah K.]. The Private Journal of a Journey from Boston to New York, in the Year 1704.
Albany: Frank H. Little, 1865. 
Of an edition of 350, this is No. 35. It is one of 50 large paper copies and is initialed by the printer/publisher. (Howes K217). Quarto, full crimson polished calf with gilt-decorated panels, gilt-decorated spine with rose devices, blue calf label, top edge gilt, ribbon-marker, 92 pp. Near-Fine; large former-owner bookplate, one of the endpapers is loose, otherwise clean, bright and tight in a linen slip case. 
Price: 400.00 USD
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8 Oppel, Frank; Editor. Tales of the New England Coast.
Secaucus, NJ: Castle, [1988]. 
Octavo, blue cloth (hardcover), 472 pp. Fine, in a Fine dust jacket. “Reproduced with illustrations from the actual turn-of-the-century New England magazines in which they first appeared, these articles by the well-known authors of [the turn of the century] bring the magic of the New England Coast to life a no modern-day author can achieve.” 
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9 Prescott, Marjorie Wiggin. New England Son.
New York: Dood, Mead & Company, 1949. 
Octavo, green cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, viii, 276 pp. Near-Fine, with light rubbing to gilt letters on spine, in a chipped dust jacket. “This is the life of Albert Henry Wiggin, a parson's son who struggled his way out of Cousin Walter's hand-me-downs to the eventual presidency of the largest bank in the world. It is a story of hard work, close friendships and salty New England humor -- a uniquely American success story. It is a portrait of a remarkable man, the man who built the Chase Bank; but it is, more than that, the portrait of a golden era of American growth and optimism. You will share Mrs. Prescott's amusement at the recollection of her father's first job in Boston, when one of his daily duties was to make sure that a certain elderly party on Louisberg Square was likely to live long enough to pay off his bank debt. You will smile with her at the ironic Wiggin reply to a ceremonious cable from a banking group in London....” 
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