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About Cape Cod Thomas Todd, Boston, 1936. Book Condition: Good.Collection of poems,
essays and other historical accounts of Cape Cod by a selection of writers,
the purpose of which is stated as a call to attention "to its history, its
traditions, its people, its trim, well-kept towns and villages." Includes ads
from local businesses. no interior writing, no missing pages, but the hinges
in need of repair. Usual scuffwear and bumped corners that you would
expect from a book this age. (BK0001)
$30.00
    Stanley Kelley  
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School Report 1898-99 Independent Press 1899. This is a report of the Town of Falmouth and all aspects of the school system at a time when the population was 2,655. It includes teachers, students, salaries, attendance and policies governing the schools. This 64 page soft bound book is in fiar condition with all pages. The cover is a bit cracked and shows some of the spine. There is some writing in the margins of a couple pages. (BK0002) $75.00
    School Committee  
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Nantucket:  The Far-Away Island Dodd, Mead and Company, New York, 1939. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Ver y Good. Fifth Printing. 316 pages, color frontis, b/w illustrations by the author, index, map endpapers; Cover: green cloth. Cover spine ends frayed, light edge spottin, slight discoloration on cover, endpapers slightly toned, good+; contents very good; no dust jacket.  Owner's name & date written inside cover.  Signed & dated by author. (BK0003) $65.00
    William Oliver Stevens  
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Barnstable - A Bit of Nostalgia 1964. Soft cover. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Signed by Author  66 pp., illus. yellow cartonage bdg. with black titling on front board. Illus. with 21 b/w phototypes and some in text vignette figures. No dust jacket as issued. Signed by author on title page, a loving history of this small village by a member of one of its oldest family.  Cover shows a little wear in corners.  Overall fine condition. (BK0004) $25.00
    Mary A. Sprague  
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Visit Massachusetts c. 1965.  This is a soft cover 38 page brochure loaded with photos and information about Massachusetts with several pages describing Cape Cod, Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard.  (BK0005) $20.00
    MA Dept. of Commerce  
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Fifty Glimpses of Martha's Vineyard Island 1900, Rand, McNally & Co.  48 page soft cover book loaded with historic photographic views of Cottage City, Vineyard Haven, Gay Head and other places on the Island.  It also includes views of Woods Hole. (BK0006) $75.00
    Anon.  
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The Hurricaine in Pictures 1944 A pictorial record of the 1944 Hurricane in the Falmouth Area.  Photos are from The Falmouth Enterprise.  This 48 page book has some discoloration from age.  One pencil notation made on title page.  Photos taken by Edwin Gray and  and Earl C. Holley. (BK0007) $35.00
    Edwin Gray  
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Hurricane A record of the 1944 Hurricane in 94 pages.  Photos are compiiled from the records of the Standard Ties and the Cape Cod Standard Times.  They include Cape Cod, The Islands and New Bedford.  The soft covered book shows wear on the cover.  All pages are included and binding is intact. (BK0008) $45.00
    Anon.  
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Yankee Ship Sailing Cards, Vol. III State Street Trust Co., Boston, 1952. Original Wraps. Book Condition: Very Good. Spine faded. otherwise fine with no markings.  Illustrations in black & white and color. (BK0009) $20.00
    Allan Forbes and Ralph M. Freeman  
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Other Yankee Ship Sailing Cards State Street Trust Co., Boston, 1949. Presenting more reproductions of the colorful cards announcing ship sailings to California and other Pacific ports.  Illustrations in black & white and color. (BK0010) $20.00
    Allan Forbes and Ralph M. Freeman  
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Pilots and Pilot Boats of Boston Harbor Second Bank-State, Massachusetts, 1956. Soft cover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. No marks or damage from past owners, no jacket. The casual looking pilot who comes aboard to take the great ocean liner into port is a successor to an honored heritage of courage, skills and responsibility. Pilotage, an ancient and reputable calling, has been carried on ever since mariners first left their home ports to voyage to strange harbors. (BK0011) $28.00
    Ralph M. Eastman  
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Tourists' Guide to Down the Harbor, Hull and Nantasket Published by J. F. Murphy about 1900, this 162 page soft bound book is a treasure.  It covers the south shore communities of Hingham, Cohasset, Marshfield, Scituate, Duxbury, historic Plymouth, Cottage City of Martha's Vineyard, Onset, Nantucket and Newport, RI.  There is a section on the Summer Resorts of Cape Cod.  It includes the three original maps, still attached to the pages of the book.  The last eleven pages are advertising from local supporters.  The binding staples and all pages are in good shape.  The cover is partially detached and the spine gone, showing the pages.  The back cover is included, but detached.  Pages show some wear at corners.  The maps have small tears where attached in the book.  Click on thmbnails of front and back covers for full-size view of book.  (BK0012) $190.00
    Anon.  
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Souvenir of Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket Published by J. N. Chamberlain in 1888, this First Edition contains twelve pages of original photos by photographer J. N. Chamberlain.  The binding of this book is damaged and has been repaired with tape.  The long strip of photo pages are still attached to the inside front cover.  The cover is dark blue.  (BK0013) $150.00
    J. N. Chamberlain  
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Souvenir of Nantucket Published by J. N. Chamberlain (?) in 1890, this book contains eleven pages of original photos.  The binding of this book is damaged and the covers are separated from the photo pages.  The long strip of photo pages are separated into three sections and the other pages are poorly connected.  The actual photos are in good condition with a copule having surface defects.  The cover is burgandy.  The book has no information inside other than the photos.  Its appearance suggests the photographer and publisher as th Souvenir book above.  (BK0014) $30.00
     
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The Constitution of the United States of America This 1987 Bicentennial Edition of the Constitution was printed at the order of The U. S. Government Printing Office.  It includes unratified amendments and an Analytical Index.  It is in generally fine condition with age discoloraton on some pages.  (BK0015) $25.00
     
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    Cape Cod 1980 College Hill Press 1963/1980, Providence, RI, 1963. Pictorial Cardboard Covers. Book Condition: Good, some scuffing.   Square Quarto, 103 pages. Selected Bibliography, illustrated with b/w photos, maps, and plans. Folded color Future Land Use map laid in.  A nice copy of this study of the growth and development of Cape Cod, MA. bumping to cover, wear on corners, interiors clean.  (BK0016) $95.00
    Blair Associates Inc.  
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Hurricane:  The Complete Historical Record of New England's Stricken Area Issued by Brockton Enterprise, nd, c1938, illus. soft cover, map on back cover, vg-fine, unpaginated - over 90 pages., B & W photographic illus. (More than 700 Vivid Views), 8 3/4" x 12 1/4" (oblong)  (BK0017) $45.00
    Brockton Enterprise  
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Hotels & Inns of Falmouth Falmouth Historical Society. 1993 Book Condition: Very Good with minimal wear. 73 pages.  Signed by author on title page.  Paperback copy. (BK0018) $25.00
    Arnold W. Dyer  
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Bird's Eye View of Boston Harbor in Colors The Union News Company, New York and Boston, 1920. Soft Cover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Some small tears along folds.  Color bird's eye view map, image 14 x 19 inches on sheet 17 x 20 1/2 inches; folding into stiff card covers 7 1/2 x 4 inches. Bright color map, with slight age wear on folder.(BK0019) $95.00
    Anon.  
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Bird's Eye View of Cape Cod The Federal Eng. And Publishing C0., Boston  1905. Soft Cover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Color bird's eye view map, image 14 x 19 inches on sheet 17 x 20 1/2 inches; folding into stiff card covers 7 1/2 x 4 inches. Bright color map, with small tears along folds.  (BK0020) $150.00
    Anon.  
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Scenic Cape Cod Color Picture Publications.  No date, c. 1970.  12 pages of cape scenic photos with introduction page.  Cape Cod map inside back cover.  In very good condition with small bumps in corners.  (BK0021) $6.00
    Anon.  
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Cape Cod Nurseries H. V. Lawrence catalog of plants, including prices, packing and shipping information. 1932.  This 32 page book has the bottom  inch of pages 13-20 cut off.  There is water stain on the lower outside of the pages.  The cover is good with some corner rounding.  (BK0022) $6.50
     
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Gardening on Cape Cod for the season of 1936 H. V. Lawrence Inc. StapleBound. 1936  24 pages.  Book Condition: Good with small corner missing on last two pages.  Includes Apriil to September calendar with growing tips.  Includes pricing, packing and shipping information.  (BK0023) $6.00
     
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Gardening on Cape Cod H. V. Lawrence Inc. StapleBound. 1952  64 pages with index of common names.  Book Condition: Fine.  Includes growing tips and other useful information, as well as pricing, packing and shipping information.  (BK0024) $5.00
     
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Gardening on Cape Cod H. V. Lawrence Inc. StapleBound. 1953  64 pages with index of common names.  Book Condition: Fine with slight moisture effect at bottom.  Includes growing tips and other useful information, as well as pricing, packing and shipping information.  (BK0025) $4.50
     
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80 Years of Gardening on Cape Cod H. V. Lawrence Inc. StapleBound. 1966.  Glossy cover.  38 pages with mape of Cape Cod in back.  Book Condition: Good with some binding separation at spine.  Includes pricing, packing and shipping information.  (BK0026) $5.00
     
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Gardening on Cape Cod since 1886 H. V. Lawrence Inc. StapleBound. 1968.  40 pages with mape of upper Cape Cod in back.  Book Condition: Very Good  Includes pricing, packing and shipping information.  (BK0027) $4.00
       
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Burpee's Farm Annual 1988  W. Atlee Burpee & Co. Paperback. Book Condition: VERY GOOD. 128 pages.  The book contains many black & white illustrations plus two color plates.  Cover and pages show a little wear from reading and storage.  (BK0028) $10.00
     
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