Category Archives: Books – Maine & Local

Book: What’s Cooking in Maine – A Practical Cookbook of Good Maine Food, 1964

Hardcover.  Printed in Farmington, Maine.  This is a second edition. Price:  $8.00.  Plus 5.5% State of Maine sales tax. Condition:  Used, and somewhat worn as the back cover shows (see below). All sales, after expenses, go to support The Grief … 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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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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Annual Reports, Town of Pownal ME

New or established residents of Pownal will surely find these town reports scintillating reading!  (Seriously…. we love this kind of stuff!) Years include:  1983, 1984 (2 copies), 1985, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990 (2), 1991, 1992 (2), 1993, 1994 (2), 1995 (3), … Continue reading

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Annual Report, Town of Windham ME – 1967

Whoa….  Someone on Amazon is selling the 1998 Annual Report of the Town of Windham Maine for $12.00 plus $3.99 shipping!  Our copy is much more interesting since it’s more than 30 years older… and it’s only $8.00! Condition:  Very … Continue reading

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

This large manual also gives the following information on the cover: Series 1958, No. 27.   United States Department of Agriculture, Soil Conservation Service.  In cooperation with the University of Maine Agricultural Experiment Station. Condition:  Very good. # Pages / Maps: 80 … 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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