Geographical & Historical Books (6)
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Model # NAU190
The Wreck of the Somerset - Maker: Provincetown Advocate
Provincetown Advocate's booklet, 1894, reprinted from the New York World's earlier publication of E.A. Grozier's account of the wreck of the British Man-of-War Somerset on Peaked Hill Bars, Cape Cod in 1778. Soft olive paper cover, illustrated, bound with staples, good condition with cover tear and chips, measures approx. 9.5 x 6 inches.
Price: $65.00 Date: 1894
1894Provincetown Advocate$65.00

Model # MAS929
Cape Cod Primitives - Maker: Cleverdon
Booklet of poetry by Stella A. Cleverdon, Chatham, Ma, 1894 - 1972, includes hand written notes and poems, and 18 page booklet of poetry about Cape Cod and other subjects, 5" x 4 1/2", most likely self published, Very good overall antique condition.
Price: $60.00 Date: c. 1950
c. 1950Cleverdon$60.00

Model # BKS002
Around Middlebury - Maker: Zaremba & Jeanloz
Part of the Postcard History/Images of America series, written by store owners Bob Zaremba & Danielle Jeanloz, 128 pages of images, historical information, stories and descriptions of the development of Middlebury, VT, written mostly with captions describing the images. This popular book offers a captivating overview of Middlebury and its neighboring towns including Lake Dunmore, Vergennes, Bristol, Brandon, and Orwell. The 9 1/4" x 6 1/2" picture book format makes a great gift.
Price: $19.99 Date:
Zaremba & Jeanloz$19.99

Model # BKS001
Chatham Massachusetts - Maker: Zaremba & Jeanloz
Part of the Postcard History/Images of America series, written by store owners Bob Zaremba & Danielle Jeanloz, 128 pages of images, historical information, stories and descriptions of the development of Chatham, written mostly with captions describing the images. This popular book have been reprinted several times and offers a captivating overview of Chatham, MA. The 9 1/4" x 6 1/2" picture book format makes a great gift.
Price: $21.99 Date:
Zaremba & Jeanloz$21.99

Model # BKS004
The Old Village, A National Register District, Step by Step - Maker: Old Village Association
A guided walk through a Historic Neighborhood in Chatham, Massachusetts.
Price: $10.00 Date:
Old Village Association$10.00

Model # BKS003
Images of America Chatham - Maker: Daly
Part Images of America series, written by local historian, Janet Daly, Chatham, Massachusetts, 128 pages of images, brings the town to life from the early 1800s to the 1960s. It includes historical information, stories and descriptions of the development of Chatham, written mostly with captions describing the images. The 9 1/4" x 6 1/2" picture book format makes a great gift.
Price: $20.00 Date:

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Geographical & Historical Books (15)
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Model # WOR061
A New General and Universal Atlas Containing Forty-Five Maps by Andrew Dury, Engraved by Mr. Kitchin *****UNAVAILABLE***** - Maker: Andrew Dury
Extraordinary and beautiful small antique atlas, in original leather cover, containing 45 individual maps covering the entire globe. One sphere of the world map is missing, otherwise believed to be complete. Hand colored in outline. With beautifully decorated and illustrated title page and dedication page, in black and white. Fair to good condition overall, book measures approx. 5 x 6.5 inches. Some maps fold out. **CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE**
Price: Date: 1761
1761Andrew Dury

Model # TOW598
Black's Map of London, with book ***SOLD*** - Maker: Black
Antique uncolored folding map of London from Black's International Exhibition Guide to London, 1862. The book is written as a "Practical Guide to the Metropolis and its Vicinity" and includes sections on Royal Places in London, The Tower, Museums, Gardens beloning to Scientific Societies, the Bridges, and much more, and includes prints and plans of many notable buildings and areas, as well as two small maps at the front and back of the book. The back cover has an attached pocket and within that pocket resides the larger folding map of London. This lovely map includes street names, gardens, notable buildings, bridges, railroads, and more. Particularly notable is the very early Metropolitan Railway, the first section of which was built beneath the New Road using the "cut-and-cover" method between Paddington and King's Cross and in tunnel and cuttings beside Farringdon Road from King's Cross to near Smithfield, near the City. It opened to the public on 10 January 1863 with gas-lit wooden carriages hauled by steam locomotives, the world's first passenger-carrying designated underground railway. Both map and book are in very good antique condition. Book has some wear to the edges. Map has very slight toning at the edges and some tiny separations at the fold intersections. If buyer is interested, we could archivally back the map with light-weight tissue to flatten it and give the paper more strength. Approx. 19.25 x 25.75 inches to the neatline. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1862

Model # NYO289
State of New York Report on the Topographical Survey of the Adirondack Wilderness of New York, for the Year 1873.*****SOLD***** - Maker: Verplanck Colvin
Antique book with cover and binding missing, survey reports on the Adirondack Wilderness, and numerous wonderful fold out maps and views. Image shows one of these, "Adirondack Survey Report Plate 5", an illustrated panoramic view of Boreas Mountain, Mt. Allyn, Mt. Santanoni, and many others. Other maps and views include "The Heart of the Adirondacks P. 5", "Altitudes by Barometer Pl. 7", "Crown Point Lighthouse Pl. 1", "Contour Lines", and many others. Overall the maps and prints inside the publication are in fair to good condition and suitable for framing. The piece is priced "as is".*****SOLD*****
Price: Date: 1874
1874Verplanck Colvin

Model # NYO603
Map of New York City to accompany "The Temperance Movement, or the Conflict Between Man and Alcohol" *****SOLD***** - Maker: H. W. Blair
Antique printed color map of New York City, Manhattan, by H.W. Blair, 1888. This map shows the locations of over 9000 establishments that held liquor licenses in 1886, and estimates that another 1000 were operating without licenses. The map is still in the book. The book is complete but in fair condition with edge wear, loose pages, toning, etc. The map is in very good condition, folded in the book as issued, with a small tear in upper left through the border. Map measures approx 8.5 x 21 inches to the neatline. If you would like to purchase the map only, we can remove the map from the book for you. Price remains the same with or without the book. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1888
1888H. W. Blair

Model # OTH078
1905: Forty-fourth Annual Report of the Maine Central Railroad Company. October 18, 1905 ***SOLD*** - Maker: Rand Avery
Annual report to stockholders for the year ending June 30, 1905, for the Maine Central Railroad Company, in booklet form. With wonderful black and white fold-out map of part of Maine and the railroad routes. Map unfolded measures approx. 13 x 18.75 inches. Very good overall antique condition overall. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1905
1905Rand Avery

Model # OTH077
1909: The Northern Central Railway Company, Fifty-fifth Annual Report, for the year ending December 31st, 1909. Presented and Approved at the Annual Meeting of the Stockholders, February 24th, 1910.** - Maker: Northern Central Railway Company
Annual report for 1909 of the Northern Central Railway Company, with map of the railway for frontispiece. Contains full financial information, information on Officers and Directors, and General Remarks by President James McCrea. Very good condition, booklet measures approx. 8.5 x 5 inches.*****SOLD*****
Price: Date: 1909
1909Northern Central Railway Company

Model # OTH110
Geologic Atlas of the United States, San Francisco Folio*****SOLD***** - Maker: U.S. Geological Survey
Antique geologic atlas by the Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, with a series of geological maps of the San Francisco region: Tamalpais, San Francisco, Concord, San Mateo, and Haywards Quadrangles. Includes maps on topography, areal geology, structure sections, columnar section and illustrations. Extensive descriptive and informational text. Printed color, overall very good condition, approx. 21.75 x 18.5 inches.*****SOLD*****
Price: Date: 1914
1914U.S. Geological Survey

Model # CAN209
Rocky Mountains of Canada: A Selection of Twenty-Four Artistic Views of the Canadian Rockies *****SOLD***** - Maker: Harmon
Early or first edition of Byron Hill Harmon's 24-plate portfolio of selected photographs of the Canadian Rockies at the turn of the century. As a charter member and the official photographer to the Alpine Club of Canada, Harmon took almost 7,000 photographs of the breathtaking Canadian wilderness, Native Canadians, and the beginnings of western-style tourism in the Canadian Rockies; this edition features many scenes in and around Banff. Soft cover, bound with original cord tie, Very good overall antique condition, measures approx. 9.5 x 14 inches, images approx. 5.5 x 9.25 inches. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1915

Model # CIV004
Peoples Pictorial Edition, The Blue and Gray, A History of the Conflicts During Lee's Invasion and Battle of Gettysburg*****SOLD***** - Maker: Prof. J. Warren Gilbert
Charming antique book on the Civil War, also "Containing Colored Maps and Complete Roster of the Two Armies, and Being for the Most Part Contributions by Union and Confederate Officers Condensed and Arranged for Popular Reading." Fragile cover, can be secured, includes map inside of Gettysburg and vicinity. Book measures 9 x 6.25 inches.*****SOLD*****
Price: Date: 1922
1922Prof. J. Warren Gilbert
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Model # TOW163
Griebens Guide Books, Venice and the Lido, Vol. 103, 1924*****SOLD***** - Maker: Griebens
Charming antique guide book to Venice, with 4 maps and 2 ground plans, including a detailed fold-out map of Venice at the back, with inset of the Lagoons, and all major points of interest noted, unfolded measures 11.5 x 15 inches Very good condition overall.*****SOLD*****
Price: Date: 1924
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Model # NYO273
This is Long Island, The Sunrise Homeland*****SOLD***** - Maker: The Long Island Association
Antique historic, geographical and tourism book about Long Island, New York, produced by the Long Island Association, 1937. With full information on boroughs and counties, as well as townships, includes many delightful photographs, as well as maps, including bird's eye view maps and photographs. Very good condition, complete.*****SOLD*****
Price: Date: 1937
1937The Long Island Association

Model # MAS1289
Mon-o-Moy, The Sea Camps for Boys on Cape Cod, East Brewster, Massachusetts*****SOLD***** - Maker: Mon-o-Moy Sea Camps on Cape Cod
Charming antique booklet on Mon-o-Moy Sea Camp for Boys, in East Brewster, MA, 1937. With many wonderful black and white period photos of beach, boating, sailing and swimming scenes, as well as various camp activities, 47 pages. Very good condition, booklet measures approx. 11 x 8.5 inches.*****SOLD*****
Price: Date: 1937
1937Mon-o-Moy Sea Camps on Cape Cod

Model # WES383
Reg Manning's Cartoon Guide of Arizona *****SOLD***** - Maker: Reg Manning
Antique book and map by Reg Manning published in 1943. This book is full of information about Arizona's towns, flora, fauna, people, notable sites, and more with many cartoon illustrations. Much of the "information" about the native peoples would be considered not politically correct today and some would be considered unacceptable entirely. This book was published originally in 1938 and this is a reprint. At the back of the book there is a pocket attched to the inner cover where a folding pictorial map is included. This map is in sepia tone and filled with illustrations and information. Both book and map are in very good condition, map has slight edge wear at bottom. Map measures approx. 19 x 16 inches to the paper edges. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1943
1943Reg Manning

Model # MAS1739
Guide to Nantucket antique travel guide ***SOLD*** - Maker: J.H. Robinson
Antique travel guide for Nantucket by J.H. Robinson, published in 1948. This travel guide offers a glimpse into life on Nantucket in the 1940s, with three folded maps, text describing the history and important sights, photographs, advertising, and more. Very good condition. The book itself measures approx. 8.5 x 5.5 inches. The largest fold-out map measures 7.75 x 19.75 inches to the neatline.
Price: Date: 1948
1948J.H. Robinson

Model # BKS005
Collecting Antique Maps, An Introduction to the History of Cartography **SOLD** - Maker: Jonathan Potter
Jonathan's Potter's admired book on antique map collecting is a great overview of the field for the beginner, and enjoyable reading for the more experienced collector as well, hard cover, many colorful plates, nice coffee table book, 12" x 9", very good condition with some minor wear to the dust jacket. This book is either unused with shelf wear, or very gently used. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 2001
2001Jonathan Potter

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