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1 Peck's Beach: A Pictorial History of Ocean City, New Jersey Cain, Tim
Harvey Cedars NJ Down the Shore 1988 0945582048 / 9780945582045 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
1st printing 1988. Brief history of Ocean City New Jersey's transformation form a Christian Camp Meeting community to a beach and boardwalk destination for vacationers. B&w photos and illustrations throughout. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; minimal wear. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 A Book of Cape Cod Houses Doane, Doris
Old Greenwich CT The Chatham Press 1970 0856990116 / 9780856990113 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Rich, Howard L. Signed by Author(s)
Signed by author and illustrator on half title page. 1st Printing. Charming book with illustrations - covers the Cape Cod House, the Salt Box, the 2-story Colonial, Greek Revival influences, and the Victorian and Gothic Revival. Light green cloth boards, illustrated, 91 pp., each page illustrated with at least one plate, sometimes more, including floorplans. Book Condition: Cover nice with some wear at spine ends and a few marks on back, slight bow to volume, pages clean and bright, former owner name on ffep. No Dust jacket. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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3 Recompense: Streams, Summits and Reflections Irwin, Brian
U.S.A. Xlibris Corporation / Privately Published 2009 1441545565 / 9781441545565 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This is a collection of nature writings and reflections form an experienced hiker and climber. The book is divided into three sections. Places discussed include Mount Washington in New Hampshire; Jackson, Wyoming; and Denali National Park in Alaska. Book Condition : Good; no internal marks; significant rubbing to covers; some shelf wear to cover edges. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 Canoeing on the Juniata, 1888 Landis, Henry K.
Harrisburg PA Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission 1994 0892710470 / 9780892710478 Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Oblong hardcover 7 1/4" x 9 1/4". This reprint details Henry Landis' trip down the Juniata River in 1888. It combines excerpts from his diary with 25 b&w photographs reproduced from the original plates. Landis founded the Landis Valley Farm Museum in Lancaster Pennsylvania. These are NEW copies that have slight wear from Museum Store stacking. Book Condition : Fine; unmarked and unread. Dust Jacket Condition : Near Fine; light shelf wear to top edge; price sticker adhesive remnant at bottom rear. 
Price: 11.25 USD
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5 Vermont Under Four Flags : A History of the Green Mountain State 1635-1975 Merrill, Perry H.
Montpelier VT Privately Published 1975 1st Edition Hardcover Good Good Minus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Inscribed by Author on front free end paper : "To Eva, Perry H. merrill, Sept 7, 1975." Includes inlaid newspaper book review. While the first chapters are devoted to the early history of Vermont, including its time as a Dutch colony, the remainder of this state history, written by the former commissioner of forests and parks, is organized by subject matter rather than chronology. Sections include : Immigration and Emigration, Natural Resources, Arts and Sciences, and much more. Book Condition: Good; no text markings; light age toning to free end papers; light spotting to text block; discoloration to rear of front free end paper due to newspaper article. Dust Jacket Condition : Good-; chipping/tearing along edges, corners, and spine ends including tape repair; rubbing/light staining. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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6 Old Houses In the South County of Rhode Island National Society of the Colonial Dames (Compilers )
Providence RI National Society of the Colonial Dames in the State of Rhode Island 1932 Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Part First. 1932 survey documents over 50 remaining as well as lost houses of Washington County, Rhode Island. Each page has 1-2 b&w photos accompanied by text. Colored endpaper maps are keyed to the houses listed in the book. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; binding tight; foxing to top right of front free end paper; light spotting to covers. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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7 Pocantico Hills, 1609-1959 Owens, William A.
Tarrytown NY Sleepy Hollow Restorations 1960 Softcover (Side-stapled) Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
29 b&w Photos and illustrations complement this survey history of the small rural village of Pocantico Hills, close to Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow, in New York's Hudson Valley. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; some scuffing at top cover edges; small rubber stamp on front cover; light discoloration to spine; small smudge to rear free end paper. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8 American Scientific Exploration 1803-1860 : Manuscripts in Four Philadelphia Libraries Stanton, William
Philadelphia PA American Philosophical Society Library 1991 0871690152 / 9780871690159 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Detailed bibliography of 82 important manuscripts housed in four collections : the American Philosophical Society, the Academy of Sciences, the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, and the Library Company of Philadelphia. American Philosophical Society Library Publication No. 15, 140 pp. There is a note in ink on the front free end paper from the previous owner that this was obtained at a conference, "Surveying the Record : American Scientific Exploration to 1900", held at the American Philosophical Society in March 1997. In addition to the Lewis & Clark Expedition, and similar travel manuscripts, there are a lot of state geological surveys included. Some especially interesting documents detailed include Admiral Perry's Japan Expedition, and two Arctic expeditions. Each listing contains a brief description of the trip/survey and short biographies of their leaders. Book Condition : Very Good; former owner's name and note on front free end paper, margin notes on 3 pages; cover corner curling; a few spots on text block and rear cover. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Honolulu and the Hawaiian Islands: Souvenir Booklet of Hawaii-Nei  (1943), Unstated
9 Honolulu and the Hawaiian Islands: Souvenir Booklet of Hawaii-Nei (1943) Unstated
Honolulu Patten Paper Corp. 1943 Softcover (Saddle-stapled) Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 4to up to 12" tall 
Color pictorial softcover, linen-look wraps, 36 pp; 4to up to 12" tall. Still in the original mailing envelope. A souvenir booklet with 66 actual photographs reproduced. All photos are captioned; most are black and white, six in full color. Condition: Very Good; clean and bright, color images intensely hued, no markings or tears, some light creasing along spine. Cover has light edge wear with some chipping along spine. Envelope never mailed or addressed but has wear, creasing and tears. Paperback 
Price: 22.00 USD
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10 A Day That Is Done Wilson, Leonore Hamilton
Boston MA Atlantic Monthly Press 1932 Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Personal and family recollections of life in Hagerstown Maryland during the later half of the 19th century and early 20th century. Book Condition : Good; age toning to text block; wear to cover corners; a few spots to covers; small stain at bottom right of first few pages. No Dust Jacket as issued. Reprinted from The Atlantic Monthly magazine 1931-32. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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