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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

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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

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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

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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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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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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

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The Great State of Maine Beer Book

By: Anderson, Will

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Portland, Anderson & Sons: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 150630

ISBN: 0960105689

Condition: Oversize trade paperback, VG+ in wraps. Tiny owner's name on front endpaper


180 pages with index. Profusely illustrated View more info

Image for Good Old Maine: 101 Past & Present Pop Delights

Good Old Maine: 101 Past & Present Pop Delights

By: Anderson, Will

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Portland, Anderson: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 150650

ISBN: 0960105662

Condition: Trade paperback, tiny owner's name on front endpaper; near fine in wraps. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR


106 pages with index. Profusely illustrated. Diners, drive-in theaters, movie palaces (including Bar Harbor's famous Criterion), much more View more info

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New England Roadside Delights

By: Anderson, Will

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Portland, Will Anderson: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 150906

ISBN: 0960105638

Condition: Large trade paperback, fine in wraps. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the half title page


Illustrated View more info

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More Good Old Maine: 101 Past & Present Pop Delights

By: Anderson, Will

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Portland, Anderson: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 150910

ISBN: 0960105670

Condition: Trade paperback, tiny owner's name on front endpaper; fine in wraps


140 pages with index. Profusely illustrated View more info

Image for You Auto See Maine: When Old Cars Were Young and For Sale in Maine

You Auto See Maine: When Old Cars Were Young and For Sale in Maine

By: Anderson, Will

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Camden, Anderson & Sons: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 151012

ISBN: 18938044003

Condition: Large trade paperback, fine in wraps. Small owner's name on front endpaper. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR


Loaded with pictures View more info

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The Island Reader: Volume 3

By: Bardaglio, Anne et al (editors)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bar Harbor, Maine Sea Coast Mission: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 136255

Condition: Fine in pictorial wraps


Stories, poetry and art from the islands of Frenchboro, Great Cranberry, Islesford, Isle au Haut, Matinicus and Swan's Island View more info

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Changing Maine 1960-2010

By: Barringer, Richard (editor)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Gardiner, Maine, Tilbury House: 2004

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 138171

ISBN: 0884482642

Condition: Near fine trade paperback


Social and economic conditions, politics, government and quality of life in Maine View more info

Image for British Ballads from Maine: The Development of Popular Songs with Texts and Airs

British Ballads from Maine: The Development of Popular Songs with Texts and Airs

By: Barry, Phillips , Eckstorm, Fannie Hardy & Smyth, Mary Winslow

Price: $115.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 136574

Condition: A VG solid copy (no Dust Jacket), pages clean, binding tight, Not ex-library


Versions of ballads included in Prof. F. J. Child's collection. 9-1/2 X 7 inches, 535 pages View more info

Image for The Village and the Hill: Growing Up in Seal Harbor Maine in the 1930's

The Village and the Hill: Growing Up in Seal Harbor Maine in the 1930's

By: Billings, Richard W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Augusta, Day Mountain Publishing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 150892

Condition: Large paperback, light soiling to front cover, else near fine in wraps. Small owner's name on front endpaper


Sketches by the author View more info

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Baymeath

By: Bowen, Louise deKoven

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Chicago, Privately Published: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 149414

Condition: Fine in a VG+ Dust Jacket with several tiny internal holes to front panel


Reminiscences of life at a Bar Harbor cottage. Illustrated. Extremely uncommon title View more info

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Baymeath

By: Bowen, Louise deKoven

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Chicago, Privately Published: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 149882

Condition: Near fine (no Dust Jacket)


Suffragist Bowen's reminiscences of life at a Bar Harbor cottage. Illustrated. Extremely uncommon title View more info

Image for Our Scene: Gems of Downeast Maine

Our Scene: Gems of Downeast Maine

By: Brooks, John K.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Gardiner, Maine, Steele Publishing: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 139941

Condition: VG+ trade paperback


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