Item #19419 Settlement and Growth of Duxbury 1628-1870. Dorothy Wentworth.

Settlement and Growth of Duxbury 1628-1870

Duxbury: Duxbury Rural and Historical Society, 1973. First Edition. Hardcover. (Duxbury:1973). Half brown cloth and terra cotta boards in dust jacket. Jacket is not price-clipped.144pp. Profusely illustrated with vintage photographs, maps and engravings. There are three folding maps depicting "Old Duxbury Paths", "Duxbury Shipyards", and "Ancient Landmarks". The frontispiece is a facsimile of the 1857 map of Duxbury. This copy is inscribed by the author on the half-title. There is a number, "343", calligraphically written below the author's name on the title page, the significance of which is unknown. Very good in very good jacket with a little wear at the top of the sine and top corners. Very good / very good. Item #19419

"She locates the early mills, the country stores, shows the Indian trails turning into roads. She tells curious tales of the early days, describes shipbuilding Duxbury."

Price: $35.00

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