The History of Portland [Maine]:. From 1632-1864: With a Notice of Previous Settlements, Colonial Grants and Changes of Government in Maine (Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged).
Portland, ME: Bailey & Noyes, 1865. Revised Edition/First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Widely considered one of the finest Maine town histories. Interestingly, the well known fold-out plate, "Portland 1865" is a revision of the much larger 1855 Portland Harbor plate bound into "Reports of Commissioners on Portland Harbor." This is, overall, a very handsome copy of this classic. Very Good. No DJ as Issued. Light shelf/edge wear, owner inscription on ffep, one map wrinkled, one map shows small closed tear near hinge, else tight, bright and unmarred. Halfbound, black leather spine and tips, four raised bands, gilt lettering and decorative elements, in blind decorative elements, marbled beveled boards, all edges show speckled red dye. 8vo. 928pp. Illus. (b/w plates). Fold-out plate. Two large fold-out maps. Index. Item #3579