Category Archives: Books – History

Soil Survey – Aroostook County, Maine – Northeastern Part, Issued 1964

We’ve had this for a bit, although it was put into storage when there were no takers the first time around.  Let’s see how it does in 2020… now that it’s nearly 60 years old! This large manual gives the … Continue reading

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So You Want to Be a Soldier – How To Get Started in Civil War Re-enacting

So You Want to Be a Soldier – How To Get Started in Civil War Re-enacting. Trade paperback. Price:  $5.00.  Plus 5.5% State of Maine sales tax. Condition:  Very good. Location:  We can meet you in the Lewiston-Auburn area or … Continue reading

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An Introduction to Old Norse, 2nd edition

An Introduction to Old Norse, by E. V. Gordon.  Second edition, revised by A. R. Taylor. Price:  $75.00.  Plus 5.5% State of Maine sales tax. Condition:  Very good.  Has the original dust jacket which is somewhat frayed with some tears … Continue reading

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We Now Have at Least 14,000 Books in Our Inventory…

… and the shop is kind of a wreck.  (These photos don’t show the seriously high stacks of boxes and boxes and boxes of books to be unpacked.) In the past week, I’ve added a good 4,000-5,000 books to the … Continue reading

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Book: Indian Silversmithing

Here’s a great book on silversmithing, complete with illustrations! Condition:  Good Pages: 160 Price:   $24.00 (plus 5.5% Maine State Sales Tax, of course). *************** NOTE:  With the exception of nearly 14,000 books, plus maps & music (sheet music & vinyl), … Continue reading

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Updated: Around 1,200 American & World History, and Military Books!

We have loads and loads of history and military books – at least 1,200 of them, and possibly more because I’m still unpacking boxes from a huge load we just got in!  My Johnny was a major history and military … Continue reading

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Auburn ME Centennial Souvenir Brochure, 1869-1969

  We love-love-love this souvenir brochure from Auburn’s Centennial (1869-1969), which is now almost 50 years old!  The pictures of the swollen Androscoggin, and workers trying to remove ice and flooding from Auburn’s downtown are startling; the photos of the … Continue reading

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Soil Survey – Penobscot County Maine, Issued 1963 – With Loads of Maps!

This large manual also gives the following information on the cover: Series 1959, No. 28.   United States Department of Agriculture, Soil Conservation Service.  In cooperation with the University of Maine Agricultural Experiment Station. I considered taking the book apart … Continue reading

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We Have Loads of Military History Books!

My husband John was an avid military history fan, driven in part by his decades of work as a subcontractor for the Navy (he installed & repaired survival systems on Navy ships, and also trained sailors on those systems). So … Continue reading

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Four Gun Books – Buy All and Save Over 20%

Here are some of the titles we have in stock: Ammunition, by Melvin M. Johnson Jr and Charles T. Haven – Its history, development and use, 1600-1943 – .22 BB Cap to 20 mm Shell.  Hardcover.  360+ pages.  Includes foldout … Continue reading

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