Early Settlers of Nantucket
published in 198o- Kirstie compiled in 1896--a study of the founding fathers of Nantucket bad their descendants by Lydia S Hinchman--306 pages
6 1/2" X 9 1/2"
$ 58.00
Basketry-the Nantucket Tradition
by John McGuire--published in 1990--a history of lightship basket-making on the island with color and black and white photographs---125 pages
9" x 10"
$ 40.00
Old Houses on Nantucket
by Kenneth Duprey--published in 1959--features 352 interior and exterior photographs and drawings--a wealth of authentic information about the rich trove of early houses on Nantucket--239 pages SOLD
9" x 11"
$ 0.00
These Fragile Outposts
by Barbara Blau Chamberlain--a geological look at Cape Cod-Marthas Vinyard and Nantucket published in 1964-
6 1/2" x 9 1/2"
$ 45.00
Vintage Nantucket
by A B C Whipple--first edition--published in 1978--a stroll through the history of Nantucket and its landmarks with stories about each one--251 pages
6" x 9"
$ 40.00
Three Bricks for Three Brothers
by Will Gardner--published in 1945--an authentic Nantucket story of three brick mansions built by daring ventures in whaling--113 pages with an additional twelve pages of photographs
5 1/2" x 8"
$ 65.00
Quaint Nantucket
by William Root Bliss--published 1897--a history of early days on the island from private letters-sea journals-record books and the Quaker -Society of Friends on Nantucket--225 pages--SOLD
5 1/2" x 8"
$ 0.00
Spun Yarn from Old Nantucket
1st edition-- edited by H S Wyer--sketches and stories of Nantucket from books that were out of print in 1914--311 pages--published 1914
5 1/2" x 8"
$ 180.00
Nantucket Scraps
by Jane G Austin--published in 1882--the experiences of an off-islander in season and out of season--beautiful cover gold embellished design--354 pages
5" x 7"
$ 190.00
The Architecture of Historic Nantucket
by Clay Lancaster--published in 1972--numerous photographs floor plans and concise architectural information- -285 pages--SOLD
8 3/4" x 10"
$ 0.00
First Nantucket Teaparty
by Walter Tittle--published 1907--beautiful chromolithograph and gold accented illustrations on every second page--first edition
7 1/2" x 10"
$ 140.00
A Captain of the Vanished Fleet
publishes in 1915 by Benjamin Sharp--first published in the Atlantic Monthly in 1905--stories about various aspects of whaling on Nantucket
5" x 7 1/2"
$ 70.00
Nantucket
by David Plowden and Patricia Coffin--published 1971--a colored photo essay of the island through the four seasons in 79 pages
9" x 10"
$ 60.00
Those in Peril on the Sea
stories edited by Edouard Stackpole who was the Curator of the Marine Historic Assn at Mystic and a summer island resident--271 pages with illustrations and early photographs--published 1962
9 1/2" x 12"
$ 75.00
Greasy Luck
pen and ink drawings illustrate each phase of the hunt from the day of sailing until the quarry is killed--by Gordon Grant--published in 1970--126 pages
8" x 10 1/2"
$ 50.00
Smugglers Luck
published in 1959--a signed copy by Edouard Stackpole--a story of Nantucket during the American Revolution by Edouard Stackpole who was born on Nantucket--310 pages
5 1/2" x 8 1/2"
$ 110.00
Nantucket Rebel
published in 1963--by island historian Edouard Stackpole--a novel set during the Revolutionary War on Nantucket--306 pages
5 1/2" x 8 1/2"
$ 65.00
Far Out Island Railroad
VERY RARE limited edition--751 of 1000 copies--by Clay Lancasterpublished in 1972--excellent condition
8" x 10"
$ 460.00
Through the Turnstyle
by Alice Cary Williams summer resident of Nantucket in her 80th year---published in 1976--a memoir of Nantucket at the turn of the century--147 pages--SOLD
5 1/2" x 8 1/2"
$ 0.00
The Birds of Nantucket
by Ludlow Griscom and Edith V Folger--published in 1948--a systematic list of all the birds in the Nantucket area--some 274 at the time of the printing--black and white photographs--154 pages
6" x 8"
$ 90.00
Nantucket A Camera Impression
published in 1955--by Samuel Chamberlain--72 pages of black and white photography of iconic Nantucket Scenes
7 1/2" x 9 1/2"
$ 70.00
the Triumphant Captain John
by Will Gardner in 1958--the story of the Gardner family on Nantucket--103 pages--SOLD
5 1/2" x 8 1/2"
$ 0.00
Sweeper in the Sky
published in 1940--by Helen Wright--the life of Maria Mitchell Americas first woman astronomer--253 pages--
6" x 8"
$ 64.00
The Island Steamers
published in 1977--by Paul G Morris and Joseph F Morin--a chronology of steam transportation to and from the islands of NAntucket and Martha's Vinyard copious black and white photographs--196 pages--first edition
9 1/2" x 12"
$ 120.00
Nantucket-Images of the Island
beautiful color photography by John Buck--published 1985--64 pages
9 1/2" x 12"
$ 44.00
Nantucket Then and Now
by Winston Williams--published in 1977--the Nantucket story with lots of early black and white photos--141 pages--SOLD
6" x 9"
$ 0.00
Nantucket Odyssey
by Emil F Guba--published in 1965--signed first edition--each chapter is a historical essay about some aspect of Nantucket--Dr Guba was a professor who summered on Nantucket and wrote extensively about the island
6" x 9"
$ 110.00
Through the Hawse Hole
by Florence Bennett Anderson--published in 1932--the true story of a Nantucket Whaling Captain Pinkham--Ms Anderson was his great granddaughter--276 pages--first edition
6" x 9"
$ 120.00
Quaker Heritage
by Harold H Kynett--published in 1967--a serious of thirteen chapter essays about island life with many black and white photographs--168 pages
7" x 10"
$ 70.00
The History of Nantucket Island
bibliography of source material published in 1970 by the Nantucket Hostoric Trust--65 pages
7" x 10"
$ 48.00
Nantucket Lightship Baskets
by Katherineand Edgar Seeler--published in 1972--cover shows a nest of Nantucket baskets by Captain James Wyer--126 pages of history and photographs about this unique island craft
8" x 10 1/2"
$ 70.00
Island Patchwork
by Eleanor Early--published in 1941--the author gathers stories about Nantucket and the people who live there and tells them in a lively way
6" x 8 1/2"
$ 45.00
The Sea is Blue
by Marie A Lawson--published in 1946--a children's story set on Nantucket
5 1/2" x 9"
$ 30.00
This Side of Land
by Elizabeth Hollister Frost--published in 1942--a signed copy--an epic novel about the early settlers of Nantucket particularly the Macy family--464 pages--SOLD
6" x 9 1/2"
$ 0.00
Nantucket Daybreak
by James Sulzer--published in 1988--'a novel set on Nantucket during the winter scalloping season--242 pages
6 1/2" x 9 1/2"
$ 24.00
Holiday Island
by Clay Lancaster--published in 1993--the story of tourism and the great hotels and summer inns at the turn of the century. wonderful black and white photographs--238 pages--first edition
9" x 12"
$ 180.00
Nantucket Woman
ja novel by Diana Gaines--published in 1976--about Kezia Coffin an independent wife of an older whaling captain who amassed a fortune with her savy business dealings--277 pages--first edition
7" x 9 1/2"
$ 68.00
Chronosequence
by Hilbert Schenck--published in 1988--probably the only science fiction book ever written about the island--314 pages
5 1/2" x 9"
$ 39.00
The Manatee
by Nancy Bruff--published in 1945--a novel set in the background of Nantucket during the peak of her great whaling days--247 pages
5 1/2" x 8
$ 40.00
The Clock that Talks
story of Walter Folger Jr. of Nantucket--written by Will Gardner--astronomer-mathematician-navigator-lawyer-judge-legislator-congressman-philosopher and watch and clockmaker
5 1/2" x 8"
$ 50.00
A Grain of Mustard Seed
a guide to Nantucket wildflowers--a pocket guide for the beginner by Alice Albertson Shurrocks--published in 1958--246 pages
4 1/2" x 7"
$ 30.00
Block Island to Nantuclket
by Fessenden S Blanchard--published in 1961--signed first edition-- the story of the most interesting cruising grounds on the Atlantic coast
8" x 10"
$ 80.00
Sheep Moors and Sea
by Alice Cary Williams and published in 1967--a story set in Nantucket at the turn of the century
5 1/2" x 8 1/2"
$ 42.00
Nantucket Landfill
the story of the islands change from whaling port to summer resort--by Dorothy C A Blanchard--published in 1956--SOLD
6" x 8"
$ 0.00
Madagascar Jack
by Edouard Stackpole--published in 1935--the story of a Nantucket whale rand Obed C Folger--308 pages
5 1/2" x 8"
$ 60.00
Of Whales and Women
by Frank B Gilbreth Jr.--published in 1956--satirical Nantucket story--SOLD
5 1/2" x 8"
$ 0.00
Here's to Nantucket
by Jean-Charles Berruet who was the chef and owner of the Chanticleer Restaurant in Sconset--published in 1987--231 pages with colored photographs
9" x 11"
$ 90.00
Nantucket Island
by Robert Gambee--published in 1974-- over 200 black and white photographs
9" x 11"
$ 70.00

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