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1 4th Estate - Newapaper CURRIE, Brian 4th Estate. Vol. 9, No. 3, April 28, 1977. Final Issue
N.I.F. Publishing Co, Halifax, N.S, 1977, 
(4th Estate). The 4th Estate. Vol. 9, No. 3, April 28, 1977. (Halifax, N.S.: N.I.F. Publishing Co. Ltd., 1977). Pp [1]-16, including covers. Illustrated. Quadruple Column. Folio, unbound newsprint. The final issue of this Halifax, Nova Scotia, weekly newspaper. Headlines : Gays barred Trial by Jury Room [article title : Jury Room expels gays protests planned, by Amy Zierler, p. 5]; What's Obscene? The trials and tribulations of Charlie Marshall [article title : Obscenity : Charlie Marshall isn't a censor, or a dirtybook salesman, by Brian Currie, pp. 10-11]. Also, laid in is City Life : T V & Entertainment Guide. Vol. 1, No. 32, April 28, 1977. Pp [1]-12. 4to, unbound newsprint. Edges browned, tear to horizontal crease, else very good. 20.00

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2 A.B.A. Annual) Books and the Man : Antiquarian Booksellers' Association Annual. First Edition in dustjacket
Wm. Dawson & Sons Ltd, London, 1953, 
(A.B.A. Annual). Books and the Man. Antiquarian Booksellers' Association Annual. London : Wm. Dawson & Sons Ltd, 1953. First Edition. Pp (4),1-76 + 5 pp. photos. + 19 pages of. ads. 8vo (158 x 237 mm), rust cloth, black lettering to front & spine.

Introduction;
"Sir Thomas Phillips" by A.N.L. Munby;
"Gibbon : The Unprofitable Undergraduate" by John F. Fulton;
"Modern First Editions" by A. Miller;
The Lincolne Nosegay Books" by William A. Jackson;
"Dr. Johnson and the Book Trade" by Alan G. Thomas;
"The Restoration of the Chichester Antiphonal" by Albert F. Seth;
"Watermarks as a Guide to the Dating of Bindings" by Charles Ramsden;
"Notes on Advertising in Early Newspapers and Periodicals" by Richmond P. Bond;
"Old Flower Books : A Bookseller's View" by Handasyde Buchanan;
"Williasm Creech" by Ian R. Grant.

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3 ABEL, Deryck. KIRKPATRICK, Ivone, Sir, foreword. Channel Underground : A New Survey of the Channel Tunnel Question. First Edition hardcover in dustjacket.
Pall Mall Press, London and Dunmow, 1961, 
ABEL, Deryck. Channel Underground : A New Survey of the Channel Tunnel Question. With a Foreword by Sir Ivone Kirkpatrick. London and Dunmow : The Pall Mall Press, (1961). First Printing. Pp. (12),xiii-xvi,1-127,(1), frontispiece, + 4 p. of black and white plates. 8vo, red cloth with black letteringto spine. "The Channel Tunnel is no longer a wild dream. It is a technical ly feasible proposition and economically sound. In a few years' time, Pariswill be only a four-hour train journey from London and cars will eb whiske d through to the Continent in well under an hour. It is, nevertheless, a vast project. In this new, comprehensive survey Deryck Abel abses himself on the extensive researches carried out from 1958 to 1960 by the Channel Tunnel Study Group. After an historical survey, covering the last 150 years, he explains the initiatives recently taken bny British, French and American interested parties. his technical survey includes teh conclusions of the geophysicists and an appraisal of engineering devices and techniques -- immersed tube, bridge, railway tunnel, road tunnel, rail-cum-road tunnel. He dealsalso with potential tunnel traffic and its conditioning factors, and final ly with the financial and legal problems involved. At a time when the Common Market and growing unity dominate European development, this book is an essential guide to a project that may well prove to be a turning point in Britain's relationship with the Continent." - from the dustjacket. Fore-edge spotted, else very good in nicked, verso-spotted, unclipped dustjacket. 20.00

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4 ADAMSON, Hans Christian Keepers of the Lights : The saga of Our Lighthouses, Lightships, and the Men Who Guide Those Who Sail the Seas. inscribed, no dj.
Greenberg, New York, 1955, 
ADAMSON, Hans Christian. Keepers of the Lights. [dj adds: The saga of Our Lighthouses, Lightships, and the Men Who Guide Those Who Sail the Seas]. NewYork : Greenberg, Publisher, (1955). First Edition. Pp xviii,(2),[3]-430 + 16 pages of plates. 8vo, grey cloth. United States Coast Guard Annotated B ibliography (1982) p.5. A history and survey of aids to navigation in the United States: from Old Boston Light to the development of Loran; from Alaska to Texas. "[...] fills a long-standing and conspicuous vacancy in the saga of Uncle Sam against the sea. It blends the fascinating account of the evolution of devices that guide maritime traffic along our shores, on our rivers and the Great Lakes, into one fast-moving, colorful and informative story. It constitutes a heroic record of men and women who, until 1938, tendedthe lights afloat and ashore, and since then, of the snappy and alert youn gsters of the United States Coast Guard. As a vehicle for sea-stories, thisbook is unique in that it deals with the perils mariners meet, not in the deep, but in the shallow and reef-filled waters on storm-blown shores." - from the dj. Sections : 1. Mariners' Guards and Guides; 2. New England, New York, New Jersey, and Delaware; 3. Southern and Gulf Shores; 4. The West Coast States; 5. Arctic Lights and Treasure Islands; 6. Mississippi, Great Lakes, and St. Lawrence; 7. Old and New Aids to Navigation. With appendix (annotated list of lighthouses and other stations) and index. Inscription by author, slightly cocked, else good. 35.00

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5 ADOVASIO, J.M. Aldine Manuals on Archaeology. SCHUMACHER, Edward. ANDREWS, Rhonda. Basketry Technology : A Guide to Identification and Analysis. Hardcover.
Aldine Publishing Company, Chicago, 1977, 
ADOVASIO, J.M. Basketry Technology : A Guide to Identification and Analysis. Drawings by Edward Schumacher and Rhonda Andrews. Chicago: Aldine Publishing Company, (1977). Pp. (7),[viii]-x,[1]-182. Illustrated in black and white, with more than 160 figures. Double column. 4to, tan cloth with black and brown lettering to spine, black lettered brown title block to spine. A volume in the Aldine Manuals on Archaeology series. Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. Recovery and Preparation; 3. Analysis of Twined Basketry; 4. Analysis of Coiled Basketry; 5. Analysis of Plaited Basketry; 6. Analysis of Miscellaneous Basketry Constructions; 7. The Basketry from Antelope House, A Case Study in Description and Interpretation. With index. Very good. 35.00

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6 AFLALO, F.G. Sunset Playgrounds : Fishing Days and Others in California and Canada. First Edition
Witherby & Co., 1909., London, Witherby & Co., 1909., 1909, 
AFLALO, F.G. Sunset Playgrounds : Fishing Days and Others in California andCanada. London : Witherby & Co., 1909. First Edition. Pp. (2),[iii]-xii,(2 ),[3]-251,(1) + frontispiece + 31 plates of photos. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Hand, A Bookman's Guide to Hunting, Shooting, Angling, and Related Subjects, A45. Leaving Britain on the liner Tagus and returning on the Empress of Ireland. Part I. From the Solent to the Golden Gates. 1. Days on the Caribbean; 2. New Orleans; 3. A Railroad Journey. Part II. California. 1. San Francisco; 2. The Lake of My Dreams [Lake Tahoe]; 3. The Finest Sea-Fishing in the World; 4. The Yosemite Valley and the Big Trees. Part III. - Two Cities. 1. A City of Roses [Portland, Oregon]; 2. Good-Bye to the States [Seattle, Washington]. Part IV. Canada. 1. The Pacific Slope; 2.The Rockies; 3. Cities of the Plain [Calgary, Winnipeg, Toronto, Montreal] . With index. Weat to cloth, corners bumped, wear to inner hinges, else very good with clean interior. 45.00

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7 Aircraft Carriers Aircraft-Carriers of Great Britain, U.S.A. and Axis Nations.
Real Photographs Co. Ltd, Southport, Lancashire, 1942, 
(Aircraft Carriers). The Aircraft-Carriers of Great Britain, U.S.A. and Axis Nations. Southport, Lancashire : Real Photographs Co. Ltd., n.d. [1942]. Pp [1]-27,(1) including covers. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated grey stapled card covers. R.P. Publications 42/6. A guide to some of the photographs available for purchase from the Real Photographs firm. Rubbed, staples rusted,else very good. 35.00

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8 AKENSON, Donald H. GWYN, Julian HAMILTON, Roberta WYNN, Graeme Canadian Papers in Rural History, Volume VI
Langdale Press, Gananoque, ON, 1988, ISBN:0969077254 
AKENSON, Donald H., ed. Canadian Papers in Rural History, Volume VI . Gananoque, ON: Langdale Press, (1988). Pp. (16),[17]-353,(3). 8vo, brown cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. Contents: Roberta Hamilton's "FeudalSociety and Colonization: A Critique and Reinterpretation of the Historiog raphy of New France"; Mary Kinnear's "'Do You Want Your Daughter To Marry AFarmer?': Women's Work on the Farm, 1922"; Mary McRoberts's "Corporate Str uctures and Local Economies: THe Case of the Williams Lake District Lumber Industry"; Robert E. Ankli's "The North American Wheat Futures Market During World War I"; Julian Gwyn's "'A Little Province Like This': The Economy of Nova Scotia Under Stress, 1812-1853"; Graeme Wynn's "Moving Goods and People in Mid-Nineteenth Century New Brunswick"; Welf H. Heick's "What OntarioWants, Canada Gets: The 1886 Margarine Debate"; Terence A. Crowley's "'The Site of Paradise': A Settler's Guide to Becoming a Farmer in Early Upper C anada"; William L. Marr's "Did Farm Size Matter? An 1871 Case Study"; and Thomas A. Hillman's "A Statutory Chronology of Southwestern Ontario, 1792-1981". Very good. 25.00

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9 AKENSON, Donald H. GWYN, Julian TITLEY, Brian McINNIS, R.M. Canadian Papers in Rural History, Volume VIII
Langdale Press, Gananoque, ON, 1992, ISBN:1895158036 
AKENSON, Donald H., ed. Canadian Papers in Rural History, Volume VIII . Gananoque, ON: Langdale Press, (1992). Pp. (16),[17]-327,(1). 8vo, charcoal cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. Contents: R.M. McInnis's "Perspectives on Ontario Agriculture, 1815-1930: The Early Ontario Wheat Staple Reconsidered, Ontario Agriculture at Mid-Century, The Changing Structure of Canadian Agriculture, [and] Output and Productivity in Canadian Agriculture": Cathy E. Kindquist's "Migration and Madness on the Upper Canadian Frontier, 1841-1850"; Angela E. Davis's "'Country Homemakers': The Daily Lives ofPrairie Women as Seen Through the Woman's Page of the Grain Growers' Guide , 1908-1928"; Brian Titley's "Transition to Settlement: The Peace Hills Indian Agency, 1884-1890"; Julian Gwyn's "Golden Age or Bronze Moment? Wealth and Poverty in Nova Scotia: The 1850s and 1860s"; Gerard Bouchard and RegisThibeault's "Change and Continuity in the Saguenay Agriculture: The Evolut ion of Production and Yields, 1852-1871"; Robert E. Ankli's "Ontario's Dairy Industry, 1880-1920"; Bruce S. Elliott's "Emigration frmo South Leinster to Eastern Upper Canada"; and W.M. Elofson's "Adapting to the Frontier Environment: The Ranching Industry in Western Canada, 1881-1914". Very good. 25.00

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10 ALBANESE, Catherine L. Nature Religion in America : From the Algonkian Indians to the New Age. First Edition in dustjacket.
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1990, ISBN:0226011453 
ALBANESE, Catherine L. Nature Religion in America : From the Algonkian Indians to the New Age . Chicago & London : University of Chicago Press, (1990). First Printing. Pp (6),vii-xvi,1-267,(5). Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "This ground-breaking study reveals an unorganized and previously unacknowledged religion at the heart of American culture. Nature, Albanese argues, has provided a compelling religious center throughout American history. In a book of remarkable originality and vision, Albanese charts the multiple histories of American nature religion and explores the moral and spiritual responses the encounter with nature has provoked throughout American history. Tracing the connections between movements and individuals both unconventional and established, Albanese treats figures from popular culture, such as the nineteenth-century Hutchinson Family Singers and almanac-version Davy Crockett, as well as historically prominent culture brokers, including Thomas Jefferson, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, and John Muir. Just as there are variant understandings of what nature is, there are diverse nature religions. Moving beyond Algonkian Indians, Anglo-American Puritans, and Revolutionary War patriots, Albanese argues persuasively for a classic American double vision of nature, notably articulated by Emerson and Thoreau. On the one hand, nature was real, and Americans should live in harmony with it; on the other, nature was illusory, and they should master it with the power of mind. The conceptual crack between nature real and nature illusory dogged later Americans: Albanese explores nineteenth-century wilderness preservation and mind cure and turns her attention,too, to physical forms of ature healing in movements such as water cure, h omeopathy, and chiropractic. She goes on in the twentieth century to find that the quantum provides a powerful metaphor to fill the crack between contrary views of nature. And she discovers old and new together in politicallyorganized Greens and feminist followers of' the Goddess, who also share a common landscape with nature writer Annie Dillard and Bear Tribe founder Sun Bear, with Reiki initiate healers and practitioners of macrobiotics. Throughout Nature Religion in America, Albanese emphasizes those who have not been formally trained as theologians, ceremonial leaders, or ethical guides.She demonstrates that nature religion in America has flourished among a ca dre of people who have thought and acted for themselves. The first of its kind, this study is a preliminary guide to a vast and previously uncharted religious world."" - from the dj. Foreword, by Martin E. Marty; Introduction: The Case for Nature Religion; 1. Native Ground: Nature and Culture in Early America; 2. Republican Nature: From the Revolution that Was Lawful to the Destiny That Was Manifest; 3. Wildness and the Passing Show : Transcendental Religion and Its Legacies; 4. Physical Religion: Natural Sin and Healing Grace in the Nineteenth Century; 5. Recapitulating Pieties: Nature's Nation in the Late Twentieth Century. With Epilogue, Notes, Suggestions for Further Reading and index. Very good in dustjacket. 16.00

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11 Alberta Municipal Affairs. Guide to Information on Municipalities, Alberta Municipal Affairs. Revised Edition.
Alberta Municipal Affairs, Edmonton, 1978, 
Alberta Municipal Affairs. Guide to Information on Municipalities, Alberta Municipal Affairs. Revised Edition, May 1978. Edmonton: Alberta Municipal Affairs, 1978. Pp. (40). Various paginations. 4to, stapled printed brown card covers with cream lettering to front. Replaces the late 1977 publication "Statistical Information on Municipal Governments Available From Alberta Municipal Goverments". Contents: Alberta Advanced Education and Manpower; Alberta Agriculture; Alberta Business Development and Tourism; Alberta Consumer and Corporate Affairs; Alberta Culture; Albert Education; Alberta Enegy and Natural Resources; Alberta Environment; Alberta Hospitals and Medical Care; Alberta Housing and Public Works; Alberta Labour; Alberta Municipal Affairs; Alberta Transportation; Alberta Recreation Parks and Wildlife; Alberta Treasury, Bureau of Statistics; Alberta Utilities and Telephones; Alberta's Municipal Associations. Very good. Uncommon. 25.00

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12 Alcohol Education - Nova Scotia Department of Education Alcohol Education, Grades 7-9 : A Teaching Guide
Curriculum Branch, Department of Education, Province of Nova Scotia, Halifax, N.S.:, 1957, 
(Alcohol Education). Alcohol Education, Grades 7-9 : A Teaching Guide. Halifax, N.S.: Curriculum Branch, Department of Education, Province of Nova Scotia, 1957. Pp [1]-41,(3). 8vo, printed grey stapled card covers, 3-hole punched. Very good to fine. 15.00

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13 ALDIS, Janet Girl Guide Captain in India
Girl's Own Paper & Woman's Magazine, London , 0, 
ALDIS, Janet. A Girl Guide Captain in India. Illustrated with photographs by the author and drawings by C. Ambler. London : The Girl's Own Paper & Woman's Magazine Office, n.d. []. Pp [1]-252,(2), frontis + 8 plates. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. A novel about Girl Guides in India. Contents : 1, Strange Girl Guides. 2. The Little House on a Mountain-Top. 3. A Wild Tribe on the Mountains. 4. In Search of a Camping-Place. 5. Shandy. 6. We Go to Camp. 7. A Mountain Climb. 8. Our First Camp Stew. 9. Camp Duties. 10. A lame Crow and a Baby Jackal. 11. A Day of Small Disasters. 12. A Rishi in a Mountain Cave. 13. An Indian Festival. 14. Workingfor Badges. 15. Who'll Buy My Toys? 16. A Guides' Display and a Fancy Dres s party. 17. We Go to madras to See the Prince. 18. The Prince's Arrival. 19. A Brilliant Reception. 20. A Wonderful Aquarium. 21. The Rally. Spine and front board sunned, spotting to rear board, boards flared, hinges shaky, presentation inscription, tear to frontis, else good. Uncommon. As is. 50.00

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14 ALLEN, Philip (ed.) Atlantic Crossing Guide. 1st US in dj
Norton, New York, 1983, ISBN:0393032833 
ALLEN, Philip (ed.). The Atlantic Crossing Guide. RCC Pilotage Foundation. New York : -W.W. Norton, (1983). First US Printing. Pp [i]-xvii,(1),[1]-270. Illustrated. Maps. Lg 8vo, glossy boards. Toy 2729. A few references to Newfoundland, Labrador Current, and St.John's in Index. See especially Port Information on St.John's (pp.247-251). Name, else vg in dj. 40.00

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15 Almanac Trail Blazers' Almanac and Pioneer Guide Book 1963.
1962, 
(Almanac). Trail Blazers' Almanac and Pioneer Guide Book 1963. N.pl.: n.pub., [1962]. Pp [1]-[48]. Illustrated. Double Column. 8vo, illustrated stapled wrappers. Distributed by Excellent Buying, Montreal, Quebec, with their inkstamp on space provided on front cover. Price sticker, rubbed, else very good in original mailing envelope. 15.00

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16 ALVORD, Douglas On The Water : The Romance and Lore of America's Small Boats.. First Edition in dustjacket
Yankee Books, Dublin, New Hampshire , 1988, ISBN:0899091571 
ALVORD, Douglas. On The Water : The Romance and Lore of America's Small Boats. Text and illustrations by Douglas Alvord. Dublin, New Hampshire : Yankee Books, (1988). First Edition. Pp (6),[7]-160. Oblong 8vo, brown cloth spine, brown paper-covered boards, with dark blue lettering to spine. Brice Douglas Alvord, (b. December 11, 1946, Portland Maine). "Small boats have always been an essential part of American life, but their social, historical, and cultural significance all too often has been overlooked. On the Water pays tribute to these boats and to their designers and builders. The book focuses on some of the watercraft that were introduced or are indigenous to America's eastern coast and waterways, and explores their history and evolution. Such traditional craft as the Grand Banks dory, the Adirondack guide boat, and the New Haven sharpie, as well as various styles of canoes, dinghies, and sloops, are described and depicted in finely detailed black-and-white drawings and beautiful full-color paintings. Beginning with an illustrated explanation of the basics of small boat design and construction, On the Water takes the reader inside the boat shops where history is built every day. Master boatbuilders share their thoughts and feelings about their trade, showing work in progress on re-creations of classic styles, or new designs inspired by traditional craft. "Necessity has been the commissioner of boat desgns, and specific local conditions and available materials the developer," writes Alvord. "Consequently, the seawortny Maine lobster boat has spawned many small power boats; the Chesapeake skipjack has inspired more than one fast pleasure boat; and both the eighteenth-century peapod and the canoe have influenced contemporary rowing oats. Most of these boats were developed hundreds of miles from each other, and the skills and designs were passed on largely by word of mouth, yet there is a common theme that seems tohave influenced boat design for centuries. Common sense and experience are the best teachers. Workbpats might be expected to be purely utilitarian, a nd their construction for the most part is straightorward and practical. But out of that simplicity often comes a sweet sense of beauty." The beauty that is a boat comes acoss to mariners and landspeople aiike in On the Water. Those interested in Americana also will appreciate the introduction to anart form that is as mucn a part of our country as are barns, folk crafts, and white-steepled churches." (rom the dj. Chapters : 1. Boat Basics; 2. The Native American Boat; 3. Gone Fishing; 4. The Lobsterman and the Boatbuilder; 5. Bugeyes, Tongers, and Watermen; 6. Sport and the Marshmen; 7. Flat-Water Sailing; 8. The Boats of Summer; 9. The Tradition Continues. Very good in unclipped dustjacket. 35.00

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17 AMARA, Samantha D. Chopsticks and French Fries : How and Why to Teach English in South Korea
Good Cheer Publishing, Hubbards, NS, 2002, ISBN:09681444438 
AMARA, Samantha D. Chopsticks and French Fries : How and Why to Teach English in South Korea. Hubbards, Nova Scotia : Good Cheer Publishing, (2002). Pp. (10),[i]-iii,(1),[1]-48,(2). 8vo, blue photo-illustrated cardcovers, black titles to front and spine. "Samantha Amara was born and raised in Nova Scotia, Canada. After graduation from university, she wanted to experience the cultures she'd been studying and pay off her large student debt. Teaching in South Korea was the ideal solution. But there was very little information available. This book is the guide Samantha wished she'd had then. Samantha now writes and teaches in Vancouver". Very good. 10.00

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18 America's Cup) Official America's Cup Directory : Perth Western Australia. ill. card covers.
Government Printing Office of Western Australia,, 1986, 
(America's Cup). Official America's Cup Directory : Perth Western Australia. A Visitor's Guide. (Perth: Government Printing Office of Western Australia, 1986). Pp 96 white pages and 80 pp of yellow pages. Illustrated with numerous colour photos to text. 8vo, illustrated card covers. This handy visitor's guide book was intended for the use of tourists during the America's Cup Defence off Perth Australia in 1986-87. Some wrinkling to front cover, ow vg. 12.00

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19 American Bureau of Shipping) Guide for Building and Classing Fishing Vessels. May 1989
American Bureau of Shipping, Paramus, NJ , 1989, 
(American Bureau of Shipping). Guide for Building and Classing Fishing Vessels. May 1989. Paramus, NJ : American Bureau of Shipping, 1989. Various paginations. 4to, light blue card covers, printed in dark blue. Waterstaining and damp-wrinkling to bottom half, else good. As is. 15.00

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20 American Guide Series) Augusta- Hallowell on the Kennebec. Compiled by workers of the Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Maine . First Edition.
1940, 
(American Guide Series). Augusta - Hallowell on the Kennebec. Compiled by workers of the Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Maine. Illustrated. (Augusta) : The Kennebec Journal Print Shop, 1940. First Edition. Pp (4),[5]-123,(1), +16 p.photos + folding map. 8vo, wrappers. In the American Guide Series. "This volume makes no attempt to present a comprehensive history of Augusta, the capital of Maine, or of Hallowell, the State's smallest incorporated city. Its principal purpose is to relate the interesting tale of the settlement and growth of the heart of the 'Valley of the Imperial Kennebec' a story used in many forms by many writers. In compiling factual data for the book, the writers found many variancesin dates and interpretation of historical moments, but, as far as possible , they used only that which had the approval of local historical authorities." Contents: Preface; Tourist Information; Church Guide; The Cities Today;History; From Trading Post to Forest; A Town is Hewn from the Forest; Beca use of a Bridge A New Town is Born; Rival Towns Become Rival Cities; Towardthe Threshold of Tomorrow ; Augusta as Capiatl and County Seat; Kennebec, A Poem; Kennebec The River that Twists like a Serpent; Augusta : Points of Interest; Hallowell : Points of Interest; Points of Interest in Environs;Chronology; With Bibliography and index. 1" piece at top of spine missing, else very good. 40.00

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