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Lydia Bodman Vandenburgh

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ISBN 10: 0892727055 / ISBN 13: 9780892727056
Published by Down East, MAINE, 2009
Condition: Very Good + Soft cover
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10 x 8 in. Heavy paper covers. Lavish B&W photos. Signed with dedication by Vandenburgh on title pg. Condition is VERY GOOD+ ; tiny bit of edge wear, covers very clean, a bit of curl to the corners. Binding tight, text spotless. Maine. RGR 0.0. Bookseller Inventory # 15209

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Publisher: Down East, MAINE

Publication Date: 2009

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:Very Good +

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First edition

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Maine's premier tourist destination, Bar Harbor has many historic buildings. The area was once a shipbuilding and farming hamlet that became a Gilded Age resort of the highest order-until a fire in 1947 destroyed many of its buildings. This pictorial history takes Bar Harbor from its origins to the fire. It also offers intriguing curiosities, including insights on the upstairs-downstairs aspects of resort life. The book's captions are packed with fascinating information.

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Earle G. Shettleworth, Jr., is the Maine State Historian. He became interested in historic preservation at the age of 13, when Union Station in Portland, Maine, was torn down to make way for a strip mall. He holds degrees from Colby College and Boston University.

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