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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


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 Louisberg Hotel

By: (Bar Harbor) Bar Harbor's Golden Age

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Bar Harbor, Louisberg Hotel: 1890

Seller ID: 145992


Rare ephemera from the golden age of Bar Harbor & Mount Desert Island. Many photographs, including some not previously seen by us. Includes information on "Recreations" and accomodations. Built in 1874 as The Atlantic Hotel on the site of a previous hotel which had burned, and renamed under new management The Louisberg Hotel in 1894. Located between Atlantic Avenue and Hancock Streets, it was finally demolished in 1939 View more info

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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


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

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Beatrix Jones Farrand and Her Gardens

By: (Beatrix Farrand)

Price: $60.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 150180


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


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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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


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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


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


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


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

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Paper Talks - Along the Seaboard

By: (Maine Periodicals)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bangor, Impact Publications: 1989

Seller ID: 150636


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

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Paper Talks - Along the Seaboard

By: (Maine Periodicals)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bangor, Impact Publications: 1988

Seller ID: 150656


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: $150.00

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

Seller ID: 146970


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


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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


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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


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