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1. Allyn, Lewis B. Ancient Landmarks of Montgomery, Massachusetts. J.D. Cadle, 1920. 13 pages. Softbound covers. Some wear to the edges. There is a vertical crease down the middle of the pamphlet form it being folded in half. A portion of the back wrapper is glued to the back blank page. A couple of pages are loose within the middle, but the text is complete. $15.00

2. Boston & Appleton. Boston Births, Baptisms, Marriages and Deaths, 1630-1699, and Boston Births, 1700-1800. Clearfield, 2009. 676 pages. Light blue softbound covers show some wear to the spine edges and corners. A clean and tight copy with no underlining. $28.95

3. Clark, Myrtle Bowen. Jones Genealogy: Being a Record of the Descendents of Hugh Jones of Salem, Mass., Emigrant from Wincanton, England, 1635-1931. [n.p.[: Privately printed, 1931. 224 pages. 1931 printing. Original green cloth covers. This copy has some water damage to the bottom edges of some of the pages. The front cover has residue from something being stuck onto the front cover, with paper still stuck on the front cover in quite a few places. The front cover is warped outward. The binding is tight and this is still of very serviceable copy. It just looks kind of ugly on the outside, but is priced accordingly. $12.50

4. Cutter, William Richard.. Encyclopedia of Massachusetts: Biographical - Genealogical. New York & Chicago, 1916. 397 pages. 1916 original edition. Bound in red half leather, with leather spine and corners. The front joint is splitting and there is some chipping and rubbing to the edges of the spine. The corners are worn and rubbed through. The binding is tight and the text is clean and tightly bound. This is not an e-book or a print-on-demand reprint, but the authentic first edition and is a historic artifact in its own right. $45.00

5. Drummond, Josiah H. Henry Andrews of Taunton And the Calves Pasture. David Clapp & Son, 1897. 23 pages. Paper covers show Browning to the edges and some soiling. A few small chips to the edges. The text is complete. Includes illustrations. $25.00

6. Federal Writer's Project WPA. A Brief History of the Towne of Sudbury in Massachusetts 1639-1939. Sudbury Historical Society, . 69 pages. Softbound covers show some Browning to the edges and light soiling. $7.00

7. Foster, F. Arthorp. Vital Records of Stow Massachusetts to 1850. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1911. 270 pages. Shelf wear to binding and rubbing to spine and corners. Corners slightly bumped. Some soiling at the top of the spine, with a small tear to the cloth at the headcap. There is a spill stain across the bottom portions of about two thirds of the pages, larger the front and tapering off as the book goes along. $21.50

8. Franklin P. Rice. Vital Records of Princeton, Massachusetts, To the end of the year 1849. Worcester, Massachusetts: Franklin P. Rice, 1902. 195 pages. Shelf wear to binding and rubbing to spine and corners. Corners slightly bumped. Some soiling to the binding. The text has a couple of pages with underlining. $16.50

9. George Tolman, Samuel Hoar. Concord Massachusetts Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1635-1850. Concord, Massachusetts: The Town of Concord, 1893. 496 pages. Original Brown cloth covers. There is light wear to the spine edges. The corners are bumped slightly. The binding is clean and the pages are tight. A beautiful copy, overall in near very good condition. This is not an e-book or a print-on-demand reprint, but the authentic first edition and is a historic artifact in its own right. $95.00

10. Gladden, Sanford Charles. Ancestry of Dr. Jonathan Fay Gay of Framingham, Massachusetts. Boulder, Colorado: Empire Reproduction and Print. Co., 1969. 49 pages. 1969 printing. Softbound covers with staple binding. Slight wear to the edges of the countries. A clean and tight copy. $25.00

11. Goodwin, Nathaniel. Genealogical Notes,or Contributions to the Family History of Some of the First Settlers of Connecticut and Massachusetts. Clearfield, 2012. 384 pages. Slight shelf wear to the spine edges and corners, else very good. $11.95

12. Hill, Don Gleason. The Record of Births, Marriages and Deaths, and Intentions of Marriage, in the Town of Dedham. Volumes I & II-1635-1845. Dedham, Massachusetts: Town of Dedham, 1886. 286 pages. 1886 printing. Black cloth covers. Shelf wear to binding and rubbing to spine and corners. Forners slightly bumped.  This is not an e-book or a print-on-demand reprint, but the authentic first edition and is a historic artifact in its own right. A few of the text pages have scattered underlining in pencil. Not heavy. $48.00

13. Hill, Don Gleason. An Alphabetical Abstract of the Record of Marriages, in the Town of Dedham, Massachusetts, 1844-1890. Dedham, Massachusetts: The Dedham Transcript, 1894. 165 pages. 1894 printing. Bound in original half leather binding, with black leather spine and corners and marbled paper over board covers. There is quite a bit of wear to the edges of the spine and corners, with the corners bumped and rubbed through. The edges of the boards are also worn through in places. A few small chips to the leather at the top and the bottom of the spine. The front cover is starting to split and loosen at the joint, but it is still attached securely. $28.50

14. Hodgman, Edwin R. History of the Town of Westford in the County of Middlesex, Massachusetts, 1659-1883. Lowell, Massachusetts: Westford Town History Assn., 1883. 494 pages. 1883 first edition. Original cloth binding shows shelf wear to the spine edges and corners. There are some faded and scuffed spots to the spine and covers. The binding is tight. This is not an e-book or a print-on-demand reprint, but the authentic first edition and is a historic artifact in its own right. $45.00

15. Jackson, Francis. History of the Early Settlement of Newton. Boston: Stacy and Richardson, 1854. 555 pages. 1854 printing. Original black cloth binding. Some shelf wear to binding and rubbing to spine and corners. The pages are clean and tightly bound.This is not an e-book or a print-on-demand reprint, but the authentic first edition and is a historic artifact in its own right. $22.50

16. Kingman, Bradford. History of North Bridgewater, Limited Colony, Massachusetts, from its First Settlement to the Present Time, with Family Registers. Boston: Privately Printed, 1866. 696 pages. Original black cloth covers show quite a bit of wear. There is a piece missing from the top of the spine cloth, about 2 inches, all the way across the top strip. There is also a smaller piece of the cloth missing from the bottom of the spine. A few other chips to the spine cloth. The binding is tight and the pages are clean and tightly bound. With numerous portraits and steel-engraved illustrations. $20.00

17. Lawrence, Robert Means. The Descendents of Major Samuel Lawrence of Groton, Massachusetts. With Some Mention of Allied Families. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Riverside Press, 1904. 1st Edition. 344 pages. 1904 first edition. Blue cloth covers show some shelf wear to the edges of the spine and corners. The bottom corners are slightly bumped. The text block is clean and square and the pages are clean and tightly bound. Overall a beautiful copy. $120.00

18. Mann, Herman. Historical Annals of Dedham, from Its Settlement in 1635 to 1847. Dedham, Massachusetts: Herman Mann, 1847. 136 pages. 1847 edition. Original Brown half leather binding, with leather spine and corners and marbled paper over boards. The front cover is detached, but present. There is wear to the edges of the spine and corners, with the corners bumped and rubbed through. The text block is tight and the pages are clean and tightly bound. With illustrations, including one of George Washington, with a facsimile signature underneath portrait. An early Massachusetts history. $65.00

19. Massachusetts Institute of Technology. MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTES OF TECHNOLOGY. BOSTON.Thirtieth Annual Catalog of the Officers and Students, with the Statement of the Courses of Instruction at a Register of the Alumni. 1894-1895. Boston: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1895. 283 pages. 10 softbound cover binding. There are a couple of chips to the edges of the spine paper and some wear to the edges of the covers. Some soiling and discoloration to the covers. Some of the pages have bumping at the top right corners, probably from being dropped. The pages are clean and tightly bound. An early M.I.T. catalog. Scarce. $45.00

20. Milne, Caroline C. & Alexander W. Official Program Tercentenary Celebration: Northampton, Massachusetts, June 13-20, 1954. Northampton, Massachusetts, 1954. Softbound covers. Some wear to the edges. Soiling to covers. The corners of the front cover are creased. $35.00

21. New England News Company. 150 GLIMPSES OF BOSTON AND HISTORICAL SURROUNDINGS REPRODUCED FROM THE LATEST PHOTOGRAPHS. Boston: New England News Company, 1915. Oblong softbound covers. There is slight soiling to the covers. A couple of creases to the front cover from the paper being bent. A few of the page edges have slight dog-earring and soiling.  With about 40 pages of black-and-quite photographs of scenes in and around Boston. $12.00

22. Newhall, Charles L. The Record of My Ancestry. Southbridge, Massachusetts: Privately printed, 1899. 222 pages. 1899 printing. Maroon cloth covers show some wear to the spine edges. The back cover has a small puncture spot in the joint, but only a small one. There is a spill stain across the front and back blank endpapers. There is a full-out genealogical chart inside the back cover showing the ancestry of the author. Also included is a pamphlet with the same title that has corrections and addenda. $12.50

23. Plummer, Albert. HISTORY OF THE FORTY-EIGHTH REGIMENT DURING THE CIVIL WAR. (Massachusetts) Boston: New England Druggist Publishing, 1907. 133 pages. 1907 first edition. Phelf wear to binding and rubbing to spine and corners. Front hinge starting. Some soiling to covers. $115.00

24. Reed, Jonas. A History of Rutland, Worcester County, Massachusetts: From Its Earliest Settlement, with a Biography of Its First Settlers. Worcester, Massachusetts: Mirick & Bartlett, 1836. 1st Edition. 168 pages. 1836 first edition. Original Brown cloth over flexible board covers with red leather spine label. There are a few small chips to the spine and the corners are bumped. Some buckling to the cloth on the covers. The binding is tight. Scattered foxing, mostly light, to the edges of the pages. This is not an e-book or a print-on-demand reprint, but the authentic first edition and is a historic artifact in its own right. $125.00

25. Roberts, Gary Boyd. Mayflower Source Records: Primary Data Concerning Southeastern Massachusetts, Cape Cod, and the Islands of Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard. Clearfield, 1986. 850 pages. Blue cloth covers show shelf wear to the spine edges and corners. Binding is tight and the pages are clean and unmarked. A solid copy of this important Mayflower genealogical reference book. $56.95

26. Sewall, Samuel. The History of Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts from the Grant of Its Territory to Charlestown, in 1640, to the Year 1860. Boston: Wiggin & Lunt, 1868. 657 pages. 1868 printing. Original Brown cloth covers show shelf wear to the spine edges and corners. The corners are slightly bumped and rubbed through. There is discoloration and fading to the covers and spine. The binding is tight. This is not an e-book or a print-on-demand reprint, but the authentic first edition and is a historic artifact in its own right. $35.00

27. Shurtleff Benjamin . Descendants of William Shurtleff of Plymouth and Marshfield, Massachusetts. Two volume set. Revere, Mass. n.p., 1912. Two volume set. Shelf wear to the spine edges and corners. Both volumes are clean and tightly bound. $100.00

28. Smith, S.F. History of Newton, Massachusetts, Town and City. Boston: American Logotype Company, 1880. 851 pages. 1880 edition. Quite a bit of shelf wear to the binding and rubbing to the spine and corners. The corners are slightly bumped and there is a small tear to the cloth at the top of the headcap. The front hinge is starting to pull away, the still firmly attached. The pages have a couple of stains to a few of the tops of the pages, but are overall clean and tightly bound. $75.00

29. Stark, James H. The Loyalists of Massachusetts and the Other Side of the American Revolution. Augustus M Kelley Pubs, 1972. 516 pages. This is a 1972 facsimile reprint of the 1910 first edition. Blue cloth covers show light wear to the edges of the spine. $13.95

30. Stowe, J.M. History of the Town of Hubbardston, Worcester County, Massachusetts: From the Time its Territory was Purchased of the Indians in 1686, to the Present. Hubbardston, Massachusetts: Hubbardston Publishing Committee, 1881. 383 pages. Bound in full black leather with sound binding. There is a small split to the leather at the top of the spine where joins the back joint. There is some wear and rubbing to the edges of the spine and corners. Overall a clean and tightly bound copy. The text block has dampstaining to the edges of many of the pages. There is also a former owner's notes and underlining to several dozen pages in the book. This is not an e-book or a print-on-demand reprint, but the authentic first edition and is a historic artifact in its own right. $55.00

31. Teele, A.K.-editor. The History of Milton, Massachusetts, 1640 to 1887. Boston: Privately Printed, 1887. 668 pages. 1887 first edition. Original black cloth covers with title in gold on the front cover and spine. Gold illustration of the seal of the town of Milton, Massachusetts on the front cover. Shelf wear to binding and rubbing to spine and corners. Corners slightly bumped. Binding is tight. With numerous portraits and a couple of fold-out maps. An excellent history. $120.00

32. Temple. J.H. History of Framingham. Massachusetts: Early Known As Danforth's Farms, 1640-1880, with a Genealogical Register. Framingham, Massachusetts: Town of Framingham, 1887. 794 pages. 1887 edition. Reound in maroon buckram. Slight browning to the page edges. A clean and tight copy. $28.00

33. The New England Historic Genealogical Society. Vital Records of Chester, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. Stanhope Press, 1911. Tan cloth covers. Shelf wear to binding and rubbing to spine and corners. Corners slightly bumped. Slight soiling to the covers. $37.50

34. Watertown Historical Society. Watertown Records: Comprising the Third Book of Town Proceedings and the Second Book of Births, Marriages and Deaths to End of 1737. Also Plan and Register of Burials in Arlington Street Burying Ground Watertown, Massachusetts: Watertown Historical Society, 1900. 1900 printing. Original cloth covers show shelf wear to the spine edges and corners. Corners are slightly rubbed through and bumped. Fhe pages are clean and tightly bound. There is a stain to the bottom edge of the text block. This is not an e-book or a print-on-demand reprint, but the authentic first edition and is a historic artifact in its own right. $45.00

35. Wellman, Thomas B. History of the Town of Lynnfield, Massachusetts, 1635-1895. Boston: Blanchard & Watts, 1895. 268 pages. 1895 edition. Original black cloth covers. Shelf wear to binding and rubbing to spine and corners. Corners slightly bumped. There is some dampstaining to the top edges of the pages. A tight and square copy. $45.00

36. Wheeler, Henry M. Genealogy of Some of the Descendants Obadiah Wheeler of Concord, Thomas Thaxter of the Hingham. Worcester, Massachusetts: Franklin P. Rice, 1898. 74 pages. 1898 first edition. Softbound covers. There is quite a bit of wear to the paper covers. The spine is replaced with masking tape. There are some chips and tears to the edges of the covers. The back cover has a couple of pieces of the paper missing from the top and bottom. There is a spill stain across the top edges of most of the text pages, more pronounced near the front of the book.This is not an e-book or a print-on-demand reprint, but the authentic first edition and is a historic artifact in its own right. $29.50

37. Wight, Danforth Phipps. The Wight Family: Memoir of Thomas Wight, of Dedham, Massachusetts, with With Genealogical Notices of His Descendents, from 1637 to 1840. Boston: Press of T.R. Marvin, 1848. 1st Edition. 119 pages. 1848 first edition. Signed by the author. Shelf wear to binding and rubbing to spine and corners. Corners slightly bumped. This is not an e-book or a print-on-demand reprint, but the authentic first edition and is a historic artifact in its own right. A beautiful copy. $95.00

38. William Richard Cutter. Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of the State of Massachusetts. Volume 3 only. New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1910. This is volume 3 only. Bound in brown half leather. About a third of the leather is chipped away at the top and edges of the front joint. The front cover is starting to loosen, the still attached. The binding is tight and the pages are clean. With numerous photographic portraits illustrations. $45.00

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