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1 Scribner's Monthly, Volume 12 from May 1876 to Oct 1876
New York Scribner & Co 1876 Leather Good+ Bound Magazine Size: Approx. 6 3/4" x 9 1/2" Engravings 
Numerous articles by famous authors: John Burroughs; Ernest Ingersoll, Rebecca Harding Davis; Henry James, Jr; Edward Everett Hale; Bret Harte; Philip Bourke Marston; Fanny Hodgson Burnett; etc. Articles include: Portraiture of William Penn; The True Pocahontas; Bowdoin College; John Gutenberg, Old Landmarks in Philadelphia; How America was Named; Union College, N.Y.; Charlotte Cushman; The Story of the Signing (Declaration of Independence); Harvard University; Wesleylan University, Conn; Oliver Madox Brown; Niagara; Insanity and its Treatment; Notes on Salmon Fishing; Massachusetts Agricultural College; John Chinaman in San Francisco by Thomas J. Vivian; Gabriel Conroy, by Bret Harte (Conclusion: Chapters XXXIII-LVI); That Lass O'Lowrie's by Fanny Hodgson Burnett,(Chapters I-VIII) Bride of the Rhine, by George E. Waring, Jr.; Philip Nolan's Friends by Edward Everett Hale (Chapters XII-XXXIII). 916 pp. Profusely illustrated. 3/4 leather covers with gilt lettering/decor on the spine. Edges /spine joints rubbed. Overall covers are Good. Watermark on top page edge which shows on top margin of text from pp. 481 to end. Never on text. Otherwise interior is tight, clean and Very Good. Historical stories of the times. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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2 Adams, John Quincy MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, TRANSMITTING THE INFORMATION REQUIRED BY A RESOLUTION OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE 5TH INSTANT, IN RELATION TO THE ARREST AND TRIAL, IN THE BRITISH PROVINCE OF NEW BRUNSWICK, OF JOHN BAKER...
Washington Gales & Seaton 1829 Paperbound Good+ U.S. Government Document Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
...A Citizen of the United States. John Baker. 20th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Executive Doc. No. 90. January 21, 1829. -- Read, and laid upon the table. January 23, 1829. -- Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs. 88 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book remains along spine edge, creases and sting-ties. Stamp from the Library of the House of Representatives on top of page 50. Page edges are slightly creased from reading, pages are browning and have foxing spots. Large stain on bottom back page, top corner creased. Text is easily legible throughout. Document in Good+ condition. 
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3 Bradley, W. H. and Peter Cooke LIVING AND ANCIENT POPULATIONS OF THE CLAM GEMMA GEMMA IN A MAINE COAST TIDAL FLAT
Washington, D.C. U.S. Government Printing Office 1959 Paper Covers Good+ Fishery Bulletin Size: Approx. 7 3/4" x 10 1/4" Fold Out Map, Figures 
Fishery Bulletin 137. Fishery Bulletin of the Fish and Wildlife Service, Volume 58. U.S. Department of the Interior. History of the Gemma gemma clam in Sagadahoc Bay tidal basin located in Georgetown, Maine. Pages 305-334. Fold-out map, figures and photographs. Grey paper covers with fading and wear to edges, soiling, crease down middle of entire document. Ex. museum ink stamp on front cover, title page, on back of fold-out map. Interior pages lightly brown along edges. Document in Good+/VG- condition. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 Clark, William M. MORE TALES OF CEDAR RIVER
New York David McKay Company 1961 First Edition Cloth Very Good Good+ Humor Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8 1/4" 
214 pp. DJ in Good+ condition with chipping/small tears to edges and corners, foxing/dirt smudges to both front and back, tears to spine bottom and edges. Orange cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine. Sun fading to edges, corners are slightly bumped. Previous owner's name written on front free endpaper. Interior is tight and clean. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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5 Day, C. Godfrey SURFACE CIRCULATION IN THE GULF OF MAINE AS DEDUCED FROM DRIFT BOTTLES
Washington Government Printing Office 1958 Paper Covers Very Good- Maine Size: Approx. 8 " x 10 1/4" Figures 
Fishery Bulletin 141. From Fishery Bulletin of the Fish and Wildlife Service, Volume 58. Pages 443-472. U.S. Government document. Grey paper covers. Corners are bent, small tear on bottom of back cover, edges are faded. Ex. museum stamp on front cover and title page. Interior is tight and clean. Document in VG- condition. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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6 House of Representatives CONDITION OF THE LIGHT-HOUSES ON THE EASTERN COAST
Washington Government Printing Office 1843 Paperbound Very Good- U.S. Government Document Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
27th Congress, 3d Session, House of Representatives, Rep. No. 282. Read, and laid upon the table, March 2, 1843. "...reports made by the superintendents of light-houses in Maine and Massachusetts during the last summer..." 33 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book remains on spine. Creases along spine edge. Foxing/browning to pages, but text is easily legible. Document in VG- condition. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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7 House of Representatives EXAMINATION AND SURVEY OF PARKERS HEAD HARBOR AND CHANNEL, KENNEBEC RIVER, MAINE
Washington D.C. Government Printing Office 1900 Paperbound Very Good+ No Jacket Maine Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" Foldout Map 
"Letter from The Secretary of War, Transmitting, With A Letter From the Chief of Engineers, Reports of Examination and Survey of Parkers Head Harbor and Channel, Kennebec River, Maine." House of Representatives Doc. 276, 56th Congress, 1st Session, January 10, 1900. 8 page document, plus large foldout map, 26"x17", of Parker's Head Harbor,Kennebec River, Maine. Famous Americans in document: Elihu Root, Secretary of War; Brig. Gen. John M. Wilson, Chief of Engineers; S.W. Roessler, Major, Corps of Engineers; G. L. Gillespie, Colonel, Corps of Engineers; and F.S. Burrowes, Assistant Engineer. Disbound. Very Good + condition. Tight and clean. Map is Very Good+ to Near Fine. no tears. 
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8 House of Representatives LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY, TRANSMITTING INFORMATION UPON THE SUBJECT OF EXECUTING THE LAW FOR BUILDING LIGHT-HOUSES, BOUYS, &c.
Washington Thomas Allen, Print 1837 Paperbound Very Good U.S. Government Document Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" Graph 
Light-houses, Buoys, &c. 25th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Treasury Department, Doc. No. 27. Referred to the Committee on Commerce, December 14, 1837. "...making appropriations for building light-houses, light-boats, beacon-lights, buoys, and dolphins..." describing work approved and rejected in Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Ohio, Indiana, Louisiana, Mississippi, Michigan, Florida, and Wisconsin. 27 pages. Disbound government document. Residue from book remains on spine. Creases on spine edge. Light foxing, but otherwise pages are crisp, clean and in excellent condition for its age. Document in VG condition. 
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9 House of Representatives LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF WAR, TRANSMITTING REPORT FROM THE CHIEF OF ENGINEERS OF A SURVEY AND EXAMINATION OF YORK HARBOR, MAINE
Washington Government Printing Office 1885 Paperbound Very Good Maine Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" Fold Out Map 
York Harbor, Maine. 48th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Ex. Doc. No. 243. February 18, 1885.--Referred to the Committee on Rivers and Harbors and ordered to be printed. 5 pp. Fold-out map showing "Sketch of York Harbor and Mouth of York River, Maine" as well as small map of "Atlantic Coast from Portland to Cape Cod." Disbound government document. Chipping and creasing to spine edge, some minor tanning to page edges, text is easily legible, map clean. Document in VG condition. 
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10 House of Representatives SURVEY OF GEORGES RIVER, MAINE
Washington Government Printing Office 1895 Paperbound Very Good Government Document Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" Foldout Map 
Letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting, with letter of the Chief of Engineers, report of a survey of Georges River, Maine. 53D Congress, 3d Session, House of Representatives, Ex. Doc. No. 236. Referred to the Committee on Rivers and Harbors and ordered to be printed, January 23, 1895. Report about improvement of the Georges River, Maine from Thomaston to mouth. 3 pp. Large foldout map of the river survey. Disbound government document. Document in VG condition with small tears along spine edge and larger tear to top corner. Text and map are not affected. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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11 House of Representatives WOOD ISLAND HARBOR, MAINE
Washington Government Printing Office 1885 Paperbound Very Good Government Document Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" Foldout Map 
Letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting report of a survey and preliminary examination of Wood Island Harbor, Maine. 48th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Ex. Doc. No. 134. Referred to the Committee on Rivers and Harbors and ordered to be printed, January 26, 1885. 4 pp. Foldout map with two images: survey showing location of proposed breakwaters at Wood Island Harbor and a sketch of the Atlantic Coast between Portland and Boston showing the position of Wood Island Harbor. Disbound government document. Small chips along spine edge. Otherwise document in VG condition. 
Price: 37.50 USD
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12 Jewett, Sarah Orne THE COUNTRY OF THE POINTED FIRS
New York Houghton Mifflin and Company 1897 Cloth Good Maine Size: Approx. 4 1/2" x 7" 
Collection of short stories about Maine. 213 pp. One page of advertisements at conclusion of text. Green cloth covers with title and flowers/hearts illustration in gilt, and gilt title on spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed to boards, edges rubbed with small area of board exposed, rubbing to joints, back cover is significantly faded and scuffed from heavy wear, same fading and wear to front top cover corner as well as other smaller areas of scuffing, white marks on spine, spine ends are bent and torn. Hinges and spine broken. Endpapers browning. Chipped page edge on page 33-34. Interior pages are browning, otherwise clean. Book in Good condition. 
Price: 42.50 USD
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13 Larrabee, David M. GEOLOGIC MAP AND SECTION OF KELLYLAND AND VANCEBORO QUADRANGLES, MAINE
Washington D.C. U.S. Geological Survey 1963 Paper Cover Very Good Geological Survey Size: Approx. 9 1/4" x 12" Map 
Mineral Investigations Field Studies Map MF-269. Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey. Black/white map measuring 33.75" x 41" (unfolded) inside a brown paper envelope. Ex. museum black stamp on front of envelope. Envelope has creasing to edges, corners. Map is clean, no marks or tears. 
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14 Larrabee, David M. RECONNAISSANCE BEDROCK GEOLOGY OF THE WABASSUS LAKE QUADRANGLE WASHINGTON COUNTY, MAINE
Washington D.C. U.S. Geological Survey 1964 Paper Cover Very Good Geological Survey Size: Approx. 9 1/4" x 12" Map 
Mineral Investigations Field Studies Map MF-282. Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey. Black/white map measuring 30" x 25" (unfolded) inside a brown paper envelope. Ex. museum blue stamp on front of envelope. Envelope has creasing to edges, corners. Map is clean, lower left corner is folded, some minor creasing to top, no marks or tears. 
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15 Slafter, Rev. Edmund F. DISCOURSE DELIVERED BEFORE THE NEW-ENGLAND HISTORIC, GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY, BOSTON, MARCH 18, 1870
Boston New-England Historic, Genealogical Society 1870 Cloth Good+ to Very Good- Genealogy Size: Approx. 6 1/4" x 10 
ON THE OCCASION OF THE TWENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF ITS INCORPORATION: With Proceedings and Appendix. 59 pp. including Appendix with Life-Members of the Society, to June, 1870. Gilt lettering on front cover. Corner tips rubbed to boards. Spine ends fraying with small tears. Otherwise covers are Very Good. Front hinge beginning to tear. Otherwise interior is tight, clean and VG+. 
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