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Nantucket Writings A Writers' Workshop in Print

By: N/A

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Nantucket, MA, Prodigal Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12633

Condition: Very Good; Pictorial paperback; clean pages; tight binding.


Contributions by six artists and sixteen writers. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 114 pages View more info

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Nantucket Wild Flowers

By: Albertson, Alice O

Price: $294.95

Publisher: New York, G P Putnam's Sons: 1921

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12084

Condition: Very Good+; True first edition in navy cloth hardcover with orange and gilt decoration and gilt spine titles, lightly rubbed; SIGNED on ffep by author [with married name Alice Albertson Shurrocks] on Nantucket 8/26/1930; frontispiece with tissue guard; clean pages, top edges gilt, minor stain on fore edges; color and black and white illustrations; index; 442 pages.


An early classic of Nantucket flora. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 442 pages View more info

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Nantucket Wild Flowers

By: Albertson, Alice O

Price: $15.95

Publisher: New York, G P Putnam's Sons: 1973

Edition: Reprint; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13782

ISBN: 0913728020

Condition: Very Good+; A 1973 quality reprinting by Theophrastus of Little Campton, RI in a navy cloth hardcover with orange and gilt decoration and gilt spine titles as was the 1921 first edition; clean pages; black and white illustrations; index; 442 pages.


An early classic of Nantucket flora. ; B&W Illustrations; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 442 pages View more info

Through the Hawse-Hole: the True Story of a Nantucket Whaling Captain

By: Anderson, Florence Bennett

Price: $59.95

Publisher: New York, MacMillan: 1932

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 9382

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Light blue cloth hardcover with black titles; DJ lightly scuffed--shelf wear; clean pages; dark blue top page edges; tight binding; book appears to have been carefully stored and unread.


Anderson has captured the flavor of an unusual man and time in this biography of her grandfather, Captain Seth Pinkham. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 277 pages View more info

Through the Hawse-Hole: the True Story of a Nantucket Whaling Captain The True Story of a Nantucket Whaling Captain

By: Anderson, Florence Bennett

Price: $44.95

Publisher: New York, MacMillan: 1932

Edition: First Edition; 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 9383

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket; 2nd printing, October 1932, light blue cloth hardcover with black titles; clean pages; DJ has faint fade strip at bottom of front panel; dark blue top page edges; tight binding; book appears to have been carefully stored and unread.


Anderson has captured the flavor of an unusual man and time in this biography of her grandfather, Captain Seth Pinkham. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 277 pages View more info

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Through the Hawse-Hole The True Story of a Nantucket Whaling Captain

By: Anderson, Florence Bennett

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, MacMillan: 1932

Edition: First Edition; 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 12587

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket; 2nd printing, October 1932, light blue cloth hardcover with black titles; clean pages; DJ shelf worn; dark blue top page edges; tight binding; book appears to have been carefully stored and unread.


Anderson has captured the flavor of an unusual man and time in this biography of her grandfather, Captain Seth Pinkham. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 277 pages View more info

Through the Hawse-Hole The True Story of a Nantucket Whaling Captain

By: Anderson, Florence Bennett

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, MacMillan: 1932

Edition: First Edition; 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 12588

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket; 2nd printing, October 1932, light blue cloth hardcover with black titles; clean pages; DJ badly torn or small missing corner; dark blue top page edges; tight binding; book appears to have been carefully stored and unread.


Anderson has captured the flavor of an unusual man and time in this biography of her grandfather, Captain Seth Pinkham. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 277 pages View more info

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A Field Guide to the Marine Life of Nantucket

By: Andrew, Jennifer C & Inga M. Fredland

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Nantucket, MA, Maria Mitchell Association: 2001

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13548

Condition: Very Good-; Pictorial paperback with stapled binding; clean pages, may have slight moisture damage but intact; tight binding; index; illustrated.


Also for Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard and the Northeast Coast. ; Color Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 62 pages View more info

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Birding Nantucket

By: Andrews, Edith F and Kenneth Turner Blackshaw

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Nantucket, MA, Published By The Authors: 1977

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12500

Condition: Very Good; Orange decorated stapled paperback, light fade mark along top of front cover; clean pages; tight binding; former owner's name on title page.


The authors are two of the most respected experts on the island. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 35 pages View more info

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Nantucket Hauntings Twenty-One Firsthand Encounters with the Supernatural

By: Balliett, Blue

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Camden, ME, Down East: 1990

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 11601

ISBN: 0892722797

Condition: As New; Pictorial trade paperback; clean pages; tight binding.


This is Balliett's second collection of Nantucketers' actual experiences with the island's ghosts. ; Cover Art; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 169 pages View more info

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The Ghosts of Nantucket: 23 True Accounts 23

By: Balliett, Blue

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Camden, ME, Down East: 1984

Edition: First Edition; Later Printing

Seller ID: 11603

ISBN: 089272191X

Condition: Very Good; Pictorial paperback, cover creases; clean pages; tight binding; may have former owner's name.


For whatever reason you may like ghost stories, having a good story teller like Balliett makes it easier. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 119 pages View more info

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Nantucket Hauntings Twenty-One Firsthand Encounters with the Supernatural

By: Balliett, Blue

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Camden, ME, Down East: 1990

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12626

ISBN: 0892722797

Condition: As New; Pictorial trade paperback; clean pages; tight binding; 169 pages.


This is Balliett's second collection of Nantucketers' actual experiences with the island's ghosts. ; Trade PB; Cover Art; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 169 pages View more info

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Nantucket Hauntings Twenty-One Firsthand Encounters with the Supernatural

By: Balliett, Blue

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Camden, ME, Down East: 1990

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12913

ISBN: 0892722797

Condition: Very Good; Pictorial trade paperback; clean pages; tight binding.


This is Balliett's second collection of Nantucketers' actual experiences with the island's ghosts. ; Trade PB; Cover Art; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 169 pages View more info

The Hunter's Moon

By: Benchley, Nathaniel

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Boston:, Little Brown & Amp; Co. ,: 1972.

Edition: First edition, as stated

Seller ID: 5557

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Gold hardcover with black spine and gilt titles; SIGNED by author on half title page; clean pages; tight binding; 244 pages.


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The Off-Islanders

By: Benchley, Nathaniel

Price: $99.95

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill: 1961

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 11782

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket; True first edition. Navy hardcover with white and light blue titles, spine head and tail rubbed; DJ chipped and price clipped, now in mylar; clean pages; tight binding; former owner's name on ffep.


A classic of the Cold War and its folly. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 238 pages View more info

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The Off-Islanders

By: Benchley, Nathaniel

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Nantucket, MA, Mitchell's Book Corner: 1984

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 11784

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket; Red hardcover with black cloth spine and gilt titles; clean pages; tight binding.


Since its original publication in 1961, this book has been an island favorite and an American humor classic. ; 238 pages View more info

Cape Cod & the Islands

By: Berman, Eleanor

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Edison, Nj:, Chartwell Books,: 1985.

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 5473

ISBN: 0890098816

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Black cloth hardcover with silver titles; DJ few light scratches; clean pages and illustrations; tight binding; index; 176 pages.


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A Year of Birding Nantucket, Vol. 1

By: Blackshaw, Kenneth Turner

Price: $4.95

Publisher: North Charleston, SC, Booksurge: 2005

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 14622

Condition: Very Good; Pictorial paperback; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated.


Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 152 pages View more info

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The Admiral's Academy: Nantucket Island's Historic Coffin School

By: Booker, Margaret Moore

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Nantucket, MA, Mill Hill Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 11597

ISBN: 096389109x

Condition: Very Good; Pictorial paperback; SIGNED by author on title page; clean pages; tight binding; notes; 80 pages.


Newspaper clipping ad from Mitchells Book Corner laid in. The story of a man and the institution that ocntinues to serve as his memorial. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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Historic Nantucket, Fall 1995 Vol. 44 No. 2

By: Burch, Douglas K (editor)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Nantucket, MA, Nantucket Historical Assoc: 1995

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12184

Condition: Good+; Pictorial cover; stapled booklet, scratches on front cover; may have address label on back cover.


Includes Gulf Stream Charts of Benjamin Franklin & Timothy Folger by Capt John Lacouture, Those Meridian Markers by Robert C Orr, I fee as if a part of myself were gone.... By Elizabeth Shure. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 15 pages View more info