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|[an error occurred while processing this directive]|Author: GRANT BOWDEN, MRS. (MARY GRANT BOWDEN.). FRANK O. SPINNEY, HUGH GOURLEY, PERRY T. RATHBONE, HOWARD C. HOLMAN, CARL CROSSMAN, KATHERINE J. SCHRADER, SUSAN WILSON, JOHN WILMERDING, ERNEST S. DODGE, SINCLAIR H. HITCHINGS, MARTHA G. FALES, ET AL. Title: Journey Through New England: A Guide. Volumes 1 - 12.
Description: Boston, Massachusetts, Mrs. Grant Bowden. Soft Cover. 12 volumes of "Journey Through New England: A Guide", dating from 1964 to 1975, each approx. 8 1/2" H and containing between 123 to 128 pages. The first volume is inscribed on the page titled "A Welcome": "For Clinton Toms / With every good wish - / Mary G. Bowden." B&w photographs, reproductions, advertisements for local businesses. Articles about local history, architecture, art, artists, antiques, towns & cities, museums, authors, etc. including Early American Silver / Mary Baker Eddy and Her Church / Winslow Homer at Prouts Neck / Monhegan Island / The Clipper Ship / Newburysport Illustrated / The Ship Building Town of Essex / Baking in a Brick Oven / Phillis Wheatly, America's First Black Poetess / Melville Comes to New Bedford / Benedict Arnold and the March to Quebec / Norman Rockwell - Noted Portraitist of America / Portland Glass / Emily Dickinson, Journey into Immortality / The Art of the Colonial Cabinet Maker / The Wreck of the Palatine, A Winter's Tale / Augustus Saint Gaudens and the Cornish Colony / Colonel John Stark and That Unlucky Affair at Bennington, etc. etc. Interiors - Vol 1 has a soft small crease at top corner of last four page leaves, light water stain at top inside edge of rear cover; vol 11 has a very small crease to fore-edge of pages 89 to 94; otherwise all volumes are clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exteriors - Vol 1 has water stain at top 1" edge of rear cover, light soiling to rear cover, small areas of faint scuffing and some light toning on spine; vol 2 has light soiling on rear cover; vol 3 has some light rubbing and tiny scuff (last letter missing in 'A Guide') and wrinkling on spine, small price label on front cover; vol 6 has a small price label on front cover; vol 9 has a tiny light stain at top of front hinge; vol 10 has tiny bump to top of rear hinge; vol 12 has minor browning at top /bottom edges of covers; very minor edge wear to some volumes. Very Good. Inscribed By Author.
Keywords: Joseph R. Cornish, Vincent Short, Benedict Arnold, Pilgrims, Essex, Vermont, Boston, Mel Hunter, Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Emily Dickinson, Newport, New England, American Silver, Norman Rockwell, Berkshires, Portland Glass, Macdowell Colony, Guy Robinson, J
Price: US$ 100.00 Seller: Capricorn Books
- Book number: 28832
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