Brattleboro, VT: Stephen Daye Press, 1939. First Edition. Quarto; pp; 120; beautifully illustrated with sepia tone photographs by Lewis Brown, Ralph Day, Newell Green, R. D. & M. E. Snively & Cortlandt Luce; blue cloth lettered in gilt in a pictorial dust jacket;. faded with a three quarter inch tide mark along the bottom edge, internally a bright clean copy, jacket is chipped with loss at top left corner & rear edge and bottom left corner, overall a good or better copy;. Item #18157
Introduction by Charles Edward Crane. Regarded as the first Coffee-Table Book”, the Stephen Daye Press managed to survive and then succeed publishing books on New England centric themes, antiques, the seacoast, lighthouses, craftsmanship, professions such as logging etc. Quite scarce in a dust jacket.