BLAISDELL, Paul H.
Title: Three Centuries on Winnipesaukee. 1st US in dj.
Publisher:  The author, Concord, NH, 1936,
Seller ID: 76398
BLAISDELL, Paul H. Three Centuries on Winnipesaukee. Concord, NH: [The author], 1936. First American Printing. Pp. -77,(3), frontis., + 12 p. of plates and 1 folding map. Illustrated. Large 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to front and a blank spine. A chronicle of three hundred years of pleasure and commerce spent on New Hampshire's Lake Winnipesaukee. Contents: 1. The Beginnings of Boating in Fact and Legend; 2. The Early Steamboats; 3. The Great Railroad Rivalry; 4. The Battle Is Won; 5. Many Boats, a Few Accidents; 6. Speed Rears Its Ugly Head and Stormy Seas Arise; 7. The Pleasure Boats; 8. Contrasts. Intermittent foxing throughout (generally in proximity to the plates), else vg in nicked, lightly hinge-worn, rear-flap-tape-repaired dj. 125.00