Near Fine Condition in Very Good jacket. Near Fine pamphlet in VG-wrapper. 31 p. front. 19 cm. Black text on red textured paper, which is loose like a dust jacket over the plain heavier stock covers of the pamphlet. Reprint of an article that first appeared in the Saturday Evening Post. Size: Duodecimo (12 mo; up to 7 3/4" / 17.5-20 cm tall). Text block is tight, bright and unmarked. Wrapper has some spotting on the front cover and a 1/4" bump at the bottom left corner and a 1/4" closed tear at the bottom center of the front panel. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 0 lbs 2 oz. Category: History; United States / State & Local / New England (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT); United States; 1950s; Humour. Dewey Code: 974.1 R644. Main Picture: Roberts (1951), Don't say that about Maine! -Front cover of wrapper. Picture 2: Roberts (1951), Don't say that about Maine! -Detail of front cover of wrapper, showing rubbing and chip at the bottom edge. Picture 3: Roberts (1951), Don't say that about Maine! -Wrapper (showing front cover and blank front flap) and plain cover of the booklet itself. Picture 4: Roberts (1951), Don't say that about Maine! -Blank flaps of wrapper (left) and title page and frontispiece of booklet (right). Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 922.
Small 4to. Stiff wrappers, dust jacket. 25pp. Illustrations. Fine/very good. Tight, superb copy of this reprint of Roberts' 1948 "Saturday Evening Post" article taking Arnold J. Toynbee to task for denigrating Maine, first published separately in 1951 by Colby College Press. This Anthoensen Press edition limited to 1500 copies.
First edition. Softcover. First separate appearance of this essay which first was first published in the November 6, 1948 issue of the Saturday Evening Post. A very near fine copy in stapled wrappers in a very near fine dust jacket.
Fine in Fine jacket. First edition. Stapled wrappers in dustwrapper. Neat bookplate on the inside front wrapper else fine. A scarce and attractively printed pamphlet reprinting an article from The Saturday Evening Post defending the reputation of Maine.
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