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1883 Nantucket Island Scraps Book Antique Massachusetts Summer Rare Jane Austin For Sale
Up for sale is the FIRST EDITION of an antique work about life on Nantucket Island, entitled NANTUCKET SCRAPS Being the Experiences of an Off-Islands in Season and Out of Season, Among a Passing People, by Jane G. Austin. Published in Boston by James R. Osgood and Company in 1883. 354 pages.
A scarce early work about Nantucket, written as a series of glimpses of the island both during the tourist season and after. Includes chapters on
THE GOING TO NANTUCKET
MRS. McCLEVES MUSEUM, the WINDMILL, and NEWTOWN BURYING-GROUND
SCONSET IN SUMMER
THE SUMMER BOARDER
THE LIFE-SAVING STATION
SCONSET FROM THE INSIDE, WHALES AND CAMELS
VOYAGING UNDER PERILOUS CIRCUMSTANCES
and more. Book is bound in the original ornately decorated grey cloth with gilt-stamped image of crab next to the title; authors name inside a scallop shell. Decoration of waves and fish, in an almost medieval, or early Japanese style along the bottom of the cover and spine. Book is in overall GOOD PLUS condition, with faint water stain along extreme edge of margin on a few pages, does not affect text. Boards a bit soiled. However, hinges very firm and covers still striking. Good luck!
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1883 Nantucket Island Scraps Book Antique Massachusetts Summer Rare Jane Austin: $39