Very Good- in Very Good- jacket. Ex-Library Maine cooking where "there is God's plenty of food and people who know what to do with it". Also "celebrates the New England way of life and of Mainers in particular". Tape shadows on flyleaf, glue transfer from rear library card pocket to rear endpapers. Dust jacket is faded.
Good in Fair jacket. Book. 8vo-Between 7 3/4" and 9 3/4" Tall. 185 page book is in good condition with edgewear, faded cover, discoloration spot on page sides, evidence of water damage on the sides of pages, and yellowing/browning pages. DJ is in fair condition with significant edgewear, evidence of water damage, scuffed/discolored cover, and small tears/creases along edges especially spine ends.
Coffin, Robert P. Tristram (egged on by Ruth P. Coffin)., Macmillan Co., 1944, c1944, 2nd printing, cloth, short note on ffep o/w vg w/badly chipped dj, 185 pp, 8vo, "...food is Mr. Coffin's general theme..."
Good with no dust jacket. "Egged on by Ruth P. Coffin." Stated first edition. Xviii, 185 pages, cloth, ex-library with usual library markings. From the foreword: "This is not a cookbook, though there are a lot of good Maine dishes in it." Robert Peter Tristram Coffin (March 18, 1892-January 20, 1955) was a writer, poet and professor at Wells College (1921-1934) and Bowdoin College (1934-1955). A native of Brunswick, Maine, Coffin graduated from Bowdoin in 1915, and went on to earn graduate degrees from Princeton University (1916) and Oxford University (1920), where he was a Rhodes Scholar. He is best known as the author of more than three dozen works of literature, poetry and history, including the book Strange Holiness, which won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1936."; Ex-Library; 8 X 5.40 X 0.80 inches; 185 pages.
Good. Hardcover. Hardcover. 8vo. Cloth in dust jacket. First edition. Presentation copy, signed by the author with lengthy inscription and original illustration. Some rubbing and sunning to dj, light chipping at edges. Spine slightly sloped, some edgewear. Page edges tanned, a few bits of light pencil markings. Overall, sound. Good to Very Good.
Mainstays of Maine.
by Robert Peter Tristram Coffin, Ruth Neal Phillip Coffin
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