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SNOW, Edward Rowe. The Romance of Casco Bay. New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, (1975). First Printing. Pp. (6),vii-x,(2),3-278 + 16 p. of plates. 8vo,green cloth. Edward Rowe Snow (b. August 22, 1902 Winthrop, Massachusetts - d. April 10, 1982 Boston). Cassell 1810. A collection of anecdotes about "Indian wars, shipwrecks, pirates, and sea battles" from the Casco Bay areaof the Maine coast. Part I : Lighthouses and Forts. 1. Portland Head Light ; 2. The Cape Elizabeth Lights; 3. Halfway Rock Light; 4. Forts and Garrisons of Casco Bay; 5. Fort Gorges; 6. House Island and Fort Scammell. Part II: Battles, Shipwrecks, and the Great Fire. 1. Falmouth and the Revolution; 2. The Boxer and the Enterprise; 3. Read and the Caleb Cushing; 4. The Por tland Fire of 1866; 5. The Loss of the Hanover; 6. The Dash; 7. The Loss ofthe Bohemian; 8. The Oakey L. Alexander; 9. The Don Mystery. Part III : Pi rates and Buried Treasure. 1. Dixie Bull; 2. The Albion Cooper Pirates; 3. Smugglers and Privateers of Jewel Island; 4. Pirate Treasure and John Sylvester; 5. Buried Treasure. Part IV : Canoe Trips, Excursions, and Special Islands. 1. Our 1963 Canoe Trip (pp.181-193); 2. Cliff Island and Long Island; 3. Chebeague Island; 4. Sebascodegan Island; 5. Bailey Island; 6. Steamers around Casco Bay; 7. Great Diamond Island; 8. Little Diamond Island; 9. Bustins, Cousins, and Neighboring Islands; 10. Cushing Island; 11. Ragged Island; 12. Peak's Island. Name, else vg in lightly rubbed, nicked, price-clipped dj. 25.00
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Publisher: Dodd, Mead and Company, New York, 1975, ISBN:0396072143:
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