This book tells the story of New England's longest river, from its birth some 15,000 years ago as a small stream sculpted by glaciers in the last ice age through its rich and colorful history as New England's preeminent waterway.This book tells the story of New England's longest river, from its birth some 15,000 years ago as a small stream sculpted by glaciers in the last ice age through its rich and colorful history as New England's preeminent waterway.Read Less
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illus. VG/VG+ 271pp. Vertical crease and a fold to rear free end p and last page. Light wear to DJ. Reprint of the 1947 Rivers of America title. As of October, 2014, we have over 20 in the Rivers of America series. Most have DJs, several are signed, and almost all are the original issues, not reprints, as this one is. Search our listing using the keyword "Rivers of America" for a listing.
Good. Octavo, 8 1/4" tall, x + 310 pages, biege cloth. A good + sturdy hard cover first edition with minor shelf wear and light exterior soiling, but foxing and color fading to the cover cloth; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed with the previous owners name on the front endpaper and the light foxing to fore-edges and endpapers. Without dust jacket. A nice reading copy.
LIKE NEW. [CONDITION: Pages-Crisp and clean with no highlighting, underlining or notations found; Binding-Tight; Hard Cover-Fine; Dust Jacket-Near fine. ] PHOTO: When displayed is actual book for sale. SHIPPING: Normally the same or next day, six days a week; Secure mailers used with USPS tracking number provided. First published in 1947 and out of print for many years, this book tells the story of New Englands longest river, from its birth some 15, 000 years ago as a small stream sculpted by glaciers in the last ice age through its rich and colorful history as New Englands preeminent waterway. This edition includes a new introduction by Thomas Conuel, placing the book in historical perspective and describing the changes that have occurred since its original publication.
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