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  • Double Guns and Custom Gunsmithing

    Double Guns and Custom Gunsmithing
    av Steven Dodd Hughes

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780892727353

    The burgeoning popularity of double guns (both over/unders and side-by-sides) in the United States is no secret, and few gunmakers know more about them than Steven Dodd Hughes, who has been building, repairing, and customizing these firearms for thr…

  • At Home in the Woods

    At Home in the Woods
    av Bradford Angier

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608934423

    One hundred years ago, Henry Thoreau wrote of the charms and joys of simple living in the woods, away from the hectic nuisances of our city civilization. His philosophy has become part of our American heritage, as sound today as the day he first set…

  • The Curious Naturalist

    The Curious Naturalist
    av Sy Montgomery

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780892725106

    Award-winning author Sy Montgomery takes you on an exploratory adventure through the seasons, into the woods, along the seashore, over frozen lakes, and right outside the back door.

  • The Wild Out Your Window

    The Wild Out Your Window
    av Sy Montgomery

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780892725755

    What could be better than watching the natural world out your window or on your television? Going out and experiencing it firsthand. In these fifty essays, acclaimed nature and science writer Sy Montgomery takes her readers on a season-by-season tou…

  • The Imprint of Place

    The Imprint of Place
    av David P. Becker

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780892727186

    In conjunction with the Maine Print Project, print curator David Becker has written this chronological overview of Maine printmaking. Written for a general audience, but equally appealing to art specialists, the variety of styles, subject matter, an…

  • Chasin' Crustaceans

    Chasin' Crustaceans
    av Victor Cole

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608934485

    Along the Maine coast, the distinctive lobster boat is ubiquitous, and fisherman devote nearly as much time and effort naming their boats as their children. In this charming little volume, Victor Cole has reached out to hundreds of lobstermen and co…

  • The Henhouse

    The Henhouse
    av Carol Dean

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780892726097

    Author Carol Dean relates an adventure that she experienced while growing up on her family's chicken farm in central Maine. The Henhouse is the charming, instructive tale of a young girl who one day begs her father to let her help him care for the c…

  • Kid's Guide to Maine

    Kid's Guide to Maine
    av Eileen Ogintz

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608939824

    Before you plan your family's next vacation to Maine, get some help from a travel professional... and your kids! The Kid's Guide to Maine lets the kids help plan your trip and guides you as you explore Vacationland from the southern beaches to the g…

  • Lighthouse Lullaby

    Lighthouse Lullaby
    av Kelly Paul Briggs, Kelly Paul Briggs, Kelly Paul Briggs

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780892724864

    On a snowy nineteenth-century winter night, the lighthouse keeper and his daughter bring in the farm animals before the little girl goes to bed, secure in the knowledge that her father is up in the lighthouse, keeping watch to protect passing ships.

  • Lighthouse Lullaby

    Lighthouse Lullaby
    av Kelly Paul Briggs

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780892725496

    It's a snowy winter evening on a distant island, but a lighthouse keeper and his family are warm and secure. As the island creatures settle in for the night, one by one, the keeper's son is snug in his bed, watched over by loving parents. In soothin…

  • The Great New England Sea Serpent

    The Great New England Sea Serpent
    av J. P. O'Neill

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780892724611

    In this examination of sea serpents, J. P. O'Neill has gathered fascinating documents, magazine articles, and newspaper stories that support the existence of sea serpents in New England and beyond.

  • Beyond the Park Loop Road

    Beyond the Park Loop Road
    av Robert A. Thayer

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780892725229

    Here, in warm prose and vivid watercolors, Heather relives her visits to Aunt Sylvia's cabin, season by season. You and your children will accompany Aunt Sylvia and Heather and her brother Toby as they gather pieces of semiprecious green, pink, and…

  • New England UFOs

    New England UFOs
    av Taryn Plumb

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608936694

    Centuries before the U.S. Air Force launched Project Blue Book or mysteries swirled around the enigmatic Area 51, the Puritans in 1639 witnessed a great light in the sky over Massachusetts. It was the first recorded sighting of an unidentified flyin…

  • John W. McCoy, American Painter

    John W. McCoy, American Painter
    av Anna McCoy

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780892725274

    Illustrated with the author's own superb pen-and-ink illustrations and spectacular close-up photographs of moths found in the eastern U.S., this book will be of interest not only to nature enthusiasts, but also to parents, birders, butterfly aficion…

  • On Tugboats

    On Tugboats
    av Virginia Thorndike

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780892725656

    Tugboats hold a fascination not only for anyone who has worked aboard a vessel or around a harbor but for many land-bound folks as well. There is something about their chunky, powerful build and their often risky but vital work that excites our inte…

  • A High, Lonesome Call

    A High, Lonesome Call
    av Robert Holthouser

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780892725298

    This is the moving, autobiographical, and often humorous story of a middle-aged carpenter and his two Brittany gun dogs who, together, make an annual trek during bird-hunting season.

  • Ghosts of Acadia

    Ghosts of Acadia
    av Marcus LiBrizzi

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780892729210

    Following in the tradition of his first collection of ghost stories, Dark Woods, Chill Waters, Marcus LiBrizzi has researched and written a collection of 21 true ghost stories from the Acadia/Mount Desert Island region of Maine. All the stories stan…

  • The Ice Harbor Mittens

    The Ice Harbor Mittens
    av Robin Hansen

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780892729050

    Eleven year-old sternman Josy wants red and gray sawtooth mittens like his lobster boat skipper, but the village knitter, Aunt Ester, makes him old-fashioned compass mittens. When their boat gets lost in a thick fog, however, the old-time mittens ho…

  • All-Maine Seafood Cookbook

    All-Maine Seafood Cookbook
    av Loana Shibles

    Häftad - 1976 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780892722297

    Maine is justly known for its seafood -- and freshwater fish -- and this classic cookbook features it all, including some of the lesser-known species.

  • Visiting Aunt Sylvia's

    Visiting Aunt Sylvia's
    av Heather Austin

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780892725236

    Visits to Aunt Sylvia's country cabin bring different adventures and activities depending on the season, including chopping firewood, baking an apple pie, swimming, and seeing rainbows.

  • Maine: Life in a Day

    Maine: Life in a Day

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608936496

    What better way to celebrate 50 years of book publishing than to celebrate everyday life in Maine. Gathering the work of 50 photographers from all over the state, the book captures the day to day lives of ordinary Mainers. Primarily a book about peo…

  • Maine Sporting Camps

    Maine Sporting Camps
    av George Smith

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608935321

    Maine has a long and rich history of involvement with outdoorsmen and women. The Great North Woods have long been the destination of choice for residents and visitors alike looking to bag a trophy buck or land a record brook trout. And there have al…

  • Neither Hay Nor Grass

    Neither Hay Nor Grass
    av John Gould

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608935420

    John Gould's unrestrained humor is a pleasure--the dry Yankee kind that makes you laugh in retrospect. Throughout Neither Hay Nor Grass radiates the happy glow of warm family relationships studded with shrewd appraisals of nature--human, animal, gov…

  • Public Enemy Number One

    Public Enemy Number One
    av Trudy Irene Scee

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608935116

    Al Brady was an armed robber and murderer in the 1930s and became the FBI's Public Enemy #1. The crime spree of Brady and his gang brought them from the south and midwest to Maine. A hardware store owner in Bangor became suspicious when Brady reques…

  • When You Find My Body

    When You Find My Body
    av D. Dauphinee

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608936908

    When Geraldine "Gerry" Largay (AT trail name, Inchworm) first went missing on the Appalachian Trail in remote western Maine in 2013, the people of Maine were wrought with concern. When she was not found, the family, the wardens, and the Navy personn…

  • Peary's Arctic Quest

    Peary's Arctic Quest
    av Susan Kaplan

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608936434

    This richly illustrated book takes a different angle on Robert E. Peary's North Pole expedition. By shifting the focus away from the unanswerable question of whether he truly reached 90 North Latitude, the authors shed light on equally important sto…

  • How Maine Changed the World

    How Maine Changed the World
    av Nancy Griffin

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608936311

    As Down East Books celebrates 50 years of great book publishing, it seems appropriate to reflect uponthe contributions Maine has made that have had significant cultural and historical impacts on both theUnited States and the World. Did you know that…

  • Bygone Backwoods

    Bygone Backwoods
    av Earl Brechlin, John Bishop, Earl Brechlin

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780892726363

    The fourth volume in Earl Brechlin's successful Bygone...series of old-postcard books focuses on how our grandparents and great-grandparents had fun in the outdoors: hiking, canoeing, visiting parks and natural wonders, communing with nature at remo…

  • Mariner's Book of Days 2017

    Mariner's Book of Days 2017
    av Sheridan House

    Spiral - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608934737

    Since its inception in 1992, The Mariner's Book of Days has been hailed as the best, most entertaining nautical desk diary and calendar to see print. It is also a valuable reference in its own right; each annual edition-completely different from its…

  • Pheasant Tales

    Pheasant Tales

    Övrigt - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608933006

    Some of the best writers in the field take their best shots at John Ringneck, covering the guns, dogs, lore, history, and conservation.

  • Sunny's Mittens

    Sunny's Mittens
    av Robin Hansen, Lois Leonard Stock, Robin Hansen

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780892726349

    Sunny's first knitting project -- a scarf -- is so boring that she never bothers to finish it. But when she wears holes in her mittens, her grandmother decides that Sunny should learn to knit something fun and useful: Swedish Lovikka mittens! They'r…

  • Coast Calendar

    Coast Calendar
    av Robert Coffin

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780892726325

    Coast Calendar, says its Pulitzer Prizewinning author, is the story of the work and play, the human nature and the weather, the fauna and flora, the ups and downs in a simple, all-around Maine family that mixes farming of the sea with farming of the…

  • A Soldier's Son

    A Soldier's Son
    av John Hodgkins

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780892727162

    John Hodgkins was eight years old when his father was drafted into the army and left for Europe for fight in WWII. After his return, his father never spoke much of the war. After his father's death, John opened his father's diary and two boxes of me…

  • The Winter Visitors

    The Winter Visitors
    av Karel Hayes

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780892727506

    This charming and highly original story reveals what happens at a vacation cottage once the summer visitors have left for the winter. With fewer than two dozen words, the story is told primarily in pictures. Children and adults will revel in the act…

  • A Birder's Guide to Maine

    A Birder's Guide to Maine
    av Elizabeth Pierson

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780892723652

    The birds of Maine are as fascinating as the landscapes they inhabit. This clear, concise guide provides maps to the best birding spots, as well as information on where and when certain species are likely to be seen.

  • Silas

    Silas
    av Karen Trella Mather

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780892723522

    Inspired by the real-life feline resident of a small-town bookstore, this entertaining tale tells how Silas plays an important role in persuading a youngster that books can indeed be as interesting as soccer.

  • Lobster

    Lobster
    av Dana Moos

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608937349

    Lobster is undoubtedly America's favorite seafood, and lobsters play a vital part in Maine's economy and culture, for good reason--the best lobsters in the world are caught there and they are shipped all over the world to be enjoyed by the most disc…

  • Notes from a Maine Kitchen

    Notes from a Maine Kitchen
    av Kathy Gunst

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780892729173

    There's nothing better than settling into a nice, warm, home-cooked meal at the kitchen table. Kathy Gunst takes us into her own kitchen, introducing us to the flavors of fresh, seasonal Maine ingredients prepared in simple and inspiring ways. With…

  • Notes from a Maine Kitchen

    Notes from a Maine Kitchen
    av Kathy Gunst

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608937387

    There's nothing better than settling into a nice, warm, home-cooked meal at the kitchen table. Kathy Gunst takes us into her own kitchen, introducing us to the flavors of fresh, seasonal Maine ingredients prepared in simple and inspiring ways. With…

  • Wild Things

    Wild Things
    av Michael McIntosh

    Övrigt - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780924357589

    This book is devoted to animals native to North America and dear to McIntosh's heart. He is master essayist, combining natural science, myth, history, poetry, and a lifetime of personal experience to bring these animals to life.

  • Chasing Fish Tales

    Chasing Fish Tales
    av John Holt

    Övrigt - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780924357374

    An exciting and spirited trip through a year's fishing--from Montana and Morocco to Iceland and the Canadian Rockies.

  • The Reluctant Patriot

    The Reluctant Patriot
    av Roger F. Duncan

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780892726950

    In 1775, just prior to the start of the American Revolution, the British schooner Halifax was wrecked off the Maine coast. The pilot of the vessel was a Colonial seaman who'd been impressed into the Royal Navy. Drawing on true events and real people…

  • Maine's Most Scenic Roads

    Maine's Most Scenic Roads
    av John Gibson

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780892729425

    Tucked away among Maine's blue highways are stretches of road that are scenic, beautiful, and a joy to discover. In this fully updated edition of Maine's Most Scenic Roads you'll find trips that are close by, or just far enough away to fit whatever…

  • Do Sharks Ever...?

    Do Sharks Ever...?
    av Nathalie Ward

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780892724383

    Children ask many questions of Nathalie Ward, a marine biologist and educator who knows her way around whales, sharks, and kids. Colorful illustrations by artist Tessa Morgan provide factual depictions with a generous touch of whimsy. These books in…

  • The Hunter's Table

    The Hunter's Table
    av Terry Libby

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780924357800

    Richard Blondin is chef de cuisine at The Refectory in Columbus, Ohio, one of the Midwest's top-rated restaurants. Here are many recipes for cooking game drawn from the French country style. Recipes for traditional accompaniments are also included.

  • Deep Sea Farm

    Deep Sea Farm
    av Dahlov Ipcar

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608933174

    Take a journey to the bottom of the sea with the gentle merman farmer who tends fanciful fields of sea cucumbers and sea beans with the help of his two seahorses. He must defend his cowfish and sea hens from fierce sea lions and tiger sharks, and fr…

  • Remembering Dud Dean

    Remembering Dud Dean
    av Walter Macdougall

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780892725700

    A fictional Maine guide who won many friends and admirers through the pages of Field & Stream magazine in the 1920s and '30s, Dud Dean is very much a product of his creator. Arthur Macdougall was an avid outdoorsman and a minister in Bingham, Maine,…

  • Fairy House Handbook

    Fairy House Handbook
    av Liza Gardner Walsh

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608931736

    A fun craft and lore book whose main focus is a step-by-step guide to how to build a fairy house, what tools and materials to use, and many ideas on different details you can add to your fairy house. Also included are bits of fairy lore, fairy dos a…

  • The Little Green Island with a Little Red House

    The Little Green Island with a Little Red House
    av Sharon Lovejoy

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608934645

    Remember how you once could spend hours watching the busy, small inhabitants of your childhood garden--the ones that burrowed, scampered, or buzzed? Every young person is a naturalist at heart. And remember how exciting it was to have more colors th…

  • The Little Green Island With A Little Red House

    The Little Green Island With A Little Red House
    av Sharon Lovejoy

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780892726738

    This is a book that teaches colors and color names to young children, but the lively rhyme goes way beyond basic red and green and blue to such interesting colors as scarlet and chartreuse and azure -- which, when one is five years old, are fun colo…

  • Classic New England Dishes from Your Microwave

    Classic New England Dishes from Your Microwave
    av Millie Delahunty

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780892722808

    The proverbial best of both worlds: time-honored favorite foods without lengthy preparation.

  • The 50 Greatest Players in New England Patriots Football History

    The 50 Greatest Players in New England Patriots Football History
    av Robert W. Cohen

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608934522

    Perhaps even more than the Boston Red Sox, the New England Patriots are the team of the entire northeast from Rhode Island to Canada. Here, sports historian Robert W. Cohen ranks the 50 best players to ever take the field for the Patriots. Who can f…

  • Thoreau's Cape Cod

    Thoreau's Cape Cod
    av Dan Tobyne

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608939558

    Beginning in 1849, Henry David Thoreau made four walking tours of Cape Cod. Along the way he recorded his observations on the natural world as well as on the nature of the people he met. His resulting book has generally been considered his sunniest…