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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

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

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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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

Image for Steam to the Summit: The Green Mountain Railway, Bar Harbor's Remarkable Cog Railroad

Steam to the Summit: The Green Mountain Railway, Bar Harbor's Remarkable Cog Railroad

By: Bachelder, Peter Dow

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ellsworth, Maine, Breakwater Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 154084

ISBN: 0966483111

Condition: Trade paperback, new in wraps


Bygone days of Bar Harbor, Maine View more info

Image for The Islander Yearbook 1947- Bar Harbor High School (Maine)

The Islander Yearbook 1947- Bar Harbor High School (Maine)

By: Bar Harbor High School

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Bar Harbor, Maine, self published: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 139201

Condition: Good+ soft cover with several autographs from students. Water stain on top right cover which went through to pages


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A Souvenir of Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island

By: Bar Harbor, Maine Souvenir

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Bar Harbor, Maine, W. H. Sherman: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 150131

Condition: VG in stapled wraps with small surface chips to top red layer of cover at spine. Pages are clean and free of writing. Price on rear cover, 25 cents


Filled with photographs and advertisements from Old Bar Harbor View more info

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A Souvenir of Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island

By: Bar Harbor, Maine Souvenir

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Bar Harbor, Maine, W. H. Sherman: (1906)

Edition: Early printing

Seller ID: 152848

Condition: VG in green pictorial wraps. Small chip missing from top front corner and a larger chip from rear cover top corner


Filled with photographs and advertisements from Old Bar Harbor View more info

Image for Inventing Acadia: Artists and Tourists at Mount Desert

Inventing Acadia: Artists and Tourists at Mount Desert

By: Belanger, Pamela J.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Farnsworth Art Museum: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 150896

ISBN: 0918749093

Condition: Large trade paperback, near fine in wraps


Illustrated in color and black & white View more info

Image for Acadia Trolls: Laura's Story of the Balance Rock on Mount Desert Island

Acadia Trolls: Laura's Story of the Balance Rock on Mount Desert Island

By: Bjorndahl, Anita Swensson, Dale Ingrid (illustrated by)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Manset, Maine, Oceanus Institute: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 154570

ISBN: 091518902X

Condition: VG+ in pictorial cloth covered boards (issued without Dust Jacket). Gift inscription on front pastedown endpaper, free endpaper lightly foxed


While enjoying a family picnic on the Bubbles, Laura finds a magic stone that causes her to fall asleep and dream of Mount Desert Island long ago when Vikings and Trolls frequented the land...A great kids' story with dozens of terrific illustrations by Swensson. A strangely rare title in either paperback or hardcover (unless almost everyone is hanging on to their copies) View more info

Image for Maine Place Names & the Peopling of Its Towns: Hancock Illustrated County Edition

Maine Place Names & the Peopling of Its Towns: Hancock Illustrated County Edition

By: Chadbourne, Ava Harriet

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Freeport, Maine, Bond Wheelwright Company: 1970

Seller ID: 151630

Condition: Fine in wraps. Small price inked out on front endpaper


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Image for The Rusticator's Journal: A collection of articles from the Journal of Friends of Acadia

The Rusticator's Journal: A collection of articles from the Journal of Friends of Acadia

By: Coffin, Tammis E.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bar Harbor, Maine, Friends of Acadia: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 150894

ISBN: 0963769405

Condition: Trade paperback, new in wraps


Delightful mix of literature and art View more info

Image for The Native Mammals, Reptiles, and Amphibians of Mount Desert Island,Maine

The Native Mammals, Reptiles, and Amphibians of Mount Desert Island,Maine

By: Coman, Dale Rex

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bar Harbor, Maine, Parkman Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 153902

Condition: VG in wraps. Light stain along spine edge of front cover


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Image for Who's Who at Newport and Bar Harbor

Who's Who at Newport and Bar Harbor

By: Dennis, Albert W.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Salem (MA), Salem Press: 1915

Seller ID: 150188

Condition: VG with light wear to corners


Lists the rich and famous residing in Newport, Jamestown, Narragansett Pier, Watch Hill, Bar Harbor, Southwest Harbor, Seal Harbor, Northeast Harbor with photographs of many "cottages" in each location. Tipped in color ads for Dreicer & Co ("Jewels") of New York, L. P. Hollander & Co. (fashion) of Watch Hill & Bar Harbor and goldsmiths Bigelow, Kennard & Co. of Boston. Very scarce title View more info

Image for Beyond Bar Harbor: Being a History, Memoir, and Walks of Mount Desert Island

Beyond Bar Harbor: Being a History, Memoir, and Walks of Mount Desert Island

By: Dresser, Thomas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Thomas Dresser: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 151058

Condition: Trade paperback, fine in wraps. Small owner's name on front endpaper


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Image for Handicrafts of New England

Handicrafts of New England

By: Eaton, Allen H.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Harper: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 145952

Condition: VG (no Dust Jacket)


Illustrated. Some content on Mount Desert Island View more info