Category Archives: Books – History

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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SOLD! Amazing WWII Era Scrapbook from Boothbay Harbor ME

This was originally a book about the Buick Motor Company titled “The Factory Behind The Car”, but over 70 years ago, an avid Maine news junkie by the name of Gertrude L. McKown, of McKown Hill in Boothbay Harbor, turned … Continue reading

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SOLD! Antique Book: The Town Register – Oxford, Hebron and Minot – 1906

  The Town Register – Oxford, Hebron and Minot – 1906 Subject:  History of Oxford, Hebron & Minot including town officials, the names of local citizens, list of soldiers, “professional men”, “patrons of husbandry” and more.  Also includes the handwritten … Continue reading

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Book: The Nightingale’s Song

  The Nightingale’s Song Subject/Topic:  the aftermath of the Vietnam war, including John McCain & Oliver North Format:   Trade paperback # Pages:  543 pages Published:     1996 Condition:  Excellent. Our Price: $3.95 plus State of Maine Sales Tax of $.22 … Continue reading

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Booklet: Facts About Maine – The Offer of the Pine Tree State, 1948

  Facts About Maine – The Offer of the Pine Tree State, published by the Maine Development Commission, 1948. Subject/Topic:  Series of data & facts, perhaps put out for tourists by the Maine Development Commission. Covers economics, schools, weather, government … Continue reading

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Book: The Identification of Some Maine Minerals, Bulletin No. 36 – June 1940

  The Identification of Some Maine Minerals, Bulletin No. 36, by James Trefethren.  University Press. Subject/Topic:  Identification of Some Maine Minerals; appears to have been commissioned by University of Maine, and probably the State of Maine. Format:   Trade paperback. # … Continue reading

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Book: How to Build a One-Half Horse Power Dynamo or Motor, 1894 first edition

  How to Build a One-Half Horse Power Dynamo or Motor, 1894 first edition, by A E Watson. Subject/Topic:  This is a technical how-to book for “Joe Average” on how to build a one-half horse power motor. Format:  Hardcover # … Continue reading

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Book: France, from the Library of Nations

  France, Library of Nations Subject/Topic:  History, culture, business climate and the people of France published as part of a series on countries of the world by Time Life. Format:   Hardcover. # Pages:  160. Published:  2nd printing, 1986 Special Attributes: … Continue reading

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Book: Character is Destiny, by John McCain

  Character is Destiny, by John McCain with Mark Salter. Subject/Topic:   Brief bios of famous people admired by John McCain including Gandhi, Joan of Arc & Ernest Shackleton, among about 3 dozen total. Format:  Hardcover # Pages: Approximately 310. … Continue reading

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