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Image for Mount Desert Island / Acadia National Park 1940

Mount Desert Island / Acadia National Park 1940

By: (Bar Harbor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bar Harbor, Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce: 1940

Seller ID: 151056

Condition: VG+ in stapled wraps. Staples slightly rusty, stamp of "State of Maine Information Bureau, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, N.Y." on front cover


56 page booklet with lots of contemporary photographs including many of the businesses in the area. Includes "A Brief History of Mount Desert Island," "Things You Should Do in Acadia" (a list of 16 suggestions, "Suggested Motor Trips from Bar Harbor," "Birds, Fish and Animals of Acadia", an "Aeroplane View of Bar Harbor," "Town of Mount Desert," "Suggested Motor Trips from Northeast Harbor," and much more View more info

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The Pot and Kettle Club, Bar Harbor, Maine 1923 By-Laws

By: (Bar Harbor)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Philadellphia, The Dreka Co. (Printer): 1923

Seller ID: 153924

Condition: 6-3/4 X 5 inches, bound in red and black cloth covered boards with gilt club emblem, 26 pages. Faint ring stain on front cover (no doubt from a tempting beverage), else near fine


An exclusive "Gentlemen-Only" private club founded in 1899 in Hulls Cove, Maine. The by-laws were initially adopted in 1904 and ammended in 1909 and 1923. A rare piece of ephemera from Bar Harbor's golden age View more info

Image for The Bar Harbor Playhouse (opening  performance, Aug, 1947)

The Bar Harbor Playhouse (opening performance, Aug, 1947)

By: (Bar Harbor) /Bar Harbor Playhouse

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Bar Harbor, Bar Harbor Playhouse: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 139437

Condition: VG+ in stapled wraps


Opening show for the Playhouse in August, 1947. "Springtime For Henry" starring Edward Everett Horton View more info

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Bar Harbor: Celebrating 200 Years in Eden

By: (Bar Harbor) Condon, Mark (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ellsworth, ME, The Ellsworth American: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 152874

Condition: Fine in stapled wraps, 48 pages. Illustrated in color and black & white


Published to commemorate the 1796 incorporation of the town of Eden (later renamed Bar Harbor) Maine View more info

Image for Beatrix Jones Farrand and Her Gardens

Beatrix Jones Farrand and Her Gardens

By: (Beatrix Farrand)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: No Place, Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 152670

Condition: Neat gift inscription on front endpaper and some light rubbing to cover, near fine (issued without Dust Jacket) in decorated paper covered boards


Appreciations by Robert W. Patterson, Mildred Bliss and Lanning Roper plus "A List of Beatrix Jones' Work" compiled by her [ca 1950]. Illustrated with 16 b&w plates View more info

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The Reef Point Bulletins

By: (Beatrix Farrand)

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Bar Harbor (ME), Max Farrand Memorial Fund: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 154354

Condition: Complete run of The Reef Point Bulletins, collected and published "in memory of Beatrix and Max Farrand and of Reef Point...by the remaining members of the Reef Point Gardens and Max Farrand Memorial Corporations." Hardcover, a fine, bright copy in the original plain, glassine Dust Jacket which is only in good condition with several chips and tears. Light foxing to a few pages


Beatrix Farrand (1872-1959) was a noted landscape architect. Her career included commissions to design the gardens for private residences, estates and country homes, public parks, botanic gardens, college campuses, and the White House. She was one of the founding eleven members of the American Society of Landscape Architects. In the thirties Farrand created Reef Point as a landscape study center in Bar Harbor, Maine. The 17 bulletins were issued from 1946 to 1956 View more info

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100 Years of Being Ready: or The Life and Times of Brewer & Lord Insurance

By: (Brewer & Lord Insurance)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Brewer & Lord: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 150936

Condition: Fine (no Dust Jacket as issued)


Includes "A Decalogue of Disasters in New England" one of which is the Bar Harbor fire of 1947 View more info

Image for Colby Stories: as Told By Colby Men of the Classes 1832 to 1902

Colby Stories: as Told By Colby Men of the Classes 1832 to 1902

By: (Colby College) / Libby, Herbert Carlyle

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Concord, NH, Rumford Press: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 149551

Condition: Good (no Dust Jacket) with tight binding and clean pages


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Image for Machias Maine Bicentennial Historical Souvenir and Official Program 1763-1963

Machias Maine Bicentennial Historical Souvenir and Official Program 1763-1963

By: (Machias, Maine)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Machias, Town of Machias: 1963

Seller ID: 154048

Condition: Large, stapled wraps with 3 color cover. VG with faint ring stain on front cover


100 illustrated pages filled with articles, photographs, events and ads. Very uncommon View more info

Image for First Report of the Board of Education of the State of Maine, 1847

First Report of the Board of Education of the State of Maine, 1847

By: (Maine Education)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Augusta, Wm. T. Johnson - Printer to the State: 1847

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 134942

Condition: Bound in quarter black leather with marbled boards. Light wear to spine extremities, else VG or better


Actually includes reports for 1847, 1848 & 1849. Fold out school house plan (and numerous other plans & views) included in the 40 page "Report of the Board of Education Upon the Subject of School-Houses" appended to the 1847 report. Much fascinating information on the early years of Maine's education system View more info

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Paper Talks - Along the Seaboard

By: (Maine Periodicals)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bangor, Impact Publications: 1981

Seller ID: 150632

Condition: VG+ in wraps


Annual magazine of 39 pages, lots of illustrations. Articles by local contributors on Maine history. This one includes a profile of William Hutchins of Penobscot who, on his 101st birthday in 1865 was the last surviving soldier of the Revolutionary War View more info

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Paper Talks - Along the Seaboard

By: (Maine Periodicals)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bangor, Impact Publications: ca. 1980

Seller ID: 150634

Condition: Foxing to covers, VG in wraps


Annual magazine of 51 pages, lots of illustrations. Articles by local contributors on Maine history. This issue has lots on Bucksport, Ellsworth & MDI View more info

Image for Paper Talks - Along the Seaboard

Paper Talks - Along the Seaboard

By: (Maine Periodicals)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bangor, Impact Publications: 1989

Seller ID: 150636

Condition: VG+ in wraps


Annual magazine of 39 pages, lots of illustrations. Articles by local contributors on Maine history. This issue has much on Stonington, Ellsworth, Orland, Blue Hill, Deer Isle & MDI View more info

Image for Paper Talks - Along the Seaboard

Paper Talks - Along the Seaboard

By: (Maine Periodicals)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bangor, Impact Publications: 1988

Seller ID: 150656

Condition: VG+ in wraps


Annual magazine of 39 pages, lots of illustrations. Articles by local contributors on Maine history. This issue has much on Blue Hill, Deer Isle, Ellsworth, Bucksport, Bar Harbor, Manset, more View more info

Image for Map of the Hancock Co. Section of the Mining Districts of Eastern Maine (excerpted map)

Map of the Hancock Co. Section of the Mining Districts of Eastern Maine (excerpted map)

By: (Maine)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Ellsworth (Maine), H. E. Halfpenny & J. H. Stuart: 1881

Seller ID: 146970

Condition: Original map excerpted from Atlas of Hancock County Maine. 26 X 17 inches in fine condition with faint crease to center, printed one side only


Inserts included on left side of Sullivan Mining District & Bluehill Copper Mining District. Mines are named on the map and hand color-coded as to type of mine. There is a hand colored legend in the lower right corner. There was apparently but one gold mine in the entire district (The Swan's Island Mining Co. on Swan's Island) View more info

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Mt Desert in 1873: Portrayed in Crayon & Quill

By: (Mount Desert Island History)

Price: $325.00

Publisher: Boston, J. R. Osgood & Co: (1873)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 139205

Condition: Better than VG hard cover (no Dust Jacket as issued) with worn corners and some rubbing to leather spine. Pages are free of any writing with tan pictorial boards


Mount Desert Island, Maine View more info

Image for The Cumulative Impact of Development on Mount Desert Island, Maine

The Cumulative Impact of Development on Mount Desert Island, Maine

By: (Mount Desert Island)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Southwest Harbor ME, The MDI League of Women Voters: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 151206

Condition: Fine in stapled wraps


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Image for Memorial of Samuel de Champlain Who Discovered the Island of Mt. Desert Maine September 5, 1604

Memorial of Samuel de Champlain Who Discovered the Island of Mt. Desert Maine September 5, 1604

By: (Mount Desert Island)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Privately Printed: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 152886

Condition: Ornate bookplate and small blind stamp of the New Haven Historical Society; 10 pages with card cover, VG. Cover archivally repaired


Issued to commemorate the 300th anniversary of Champlain's visit. Frontispiece tipped in photograph of the Champlain Memorial on Mt. Desert Island and included is a list of subscribers who made the memorial possible in 1904. Rare View more info

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Letter From a Maine Island

By: A. H.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Seal Harbor, Maine, Penmaen Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 140069

Condition: Fine trade paperback


Eighty copies on Nideggen paper. Decorations by Phillip H. Heckscher printed from the original blocks View more info

Image for The Fire of '47: A Supplement to the Bar Harbor Times

The Fire of '47: A Supplement to the Bar Harbor Times

By: Abrell, Diana (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bar Harbor, Bar Harbor Times: 1987

Seller ID: 150662

Condition: 16 page unbound newspaper special, 11-1/2 X 15-1/2 ; interior pages tanned, slick cover VG+


"Remembering - 40 years later." Articles, photographs and remembrances of the devastating 1947 fire that destroyed over 72,000 acres of Mount Desert Island View more info