New England and US History
Contemporary: Principal References

A selection of books which provide an introduction to American and New England history after 1500.  The most important citations, such as Samuel Eliot Morison's The European Discovery of America, are printed in bold typeface throughout our bibliographies.  These are essential reading for anyone interested in Maine history.  They include our fifteen or twenty favorite texts and articles.

Also check our list of Archaeology texts and Archaeology or history-related journals.  We also have a listing on the website of other books in the Davistown Museum library that have been donated, but are not in one of our bibliographies.  These include many other history, maritime and technology texts.

Adair, William. (1990). The Gilder's manual. Society of Gilders, Washington, D.C.

Albion, Robert Greenhalgh, Baker, William A. and Labaree, Benjamin Woods. (1972). New England and the sea. Published for the Marine Historical Association, Mystic Seaport, by Wesleyan University Press, Middletown, CT. IS.

Anderson, Robert Charles. (1996). The great migration begins: Immigrants to New England 1620-1633. 3 vols. New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, MA.

Anderson, Robert Charles. (2002). The complete Great Migration Newsletter: Volumes 1-10. New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, MA. IS.

Anderson, Robert Charles, Sanborn, G.F., Jr. and Sanborn, Melinde Lutz. (1999). The great migration: Immigrants to New England 1634-1635, Volume I, A-B. New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, MA.

Anderson, Romola and Anderson, R.C. (1963). The sailing ship: Six-thousand years of history. Bonanza Books, NY.

Andrews, Charles M. (1935). The Colonial period of American history: Vol. 1: The Settlements. Yale University Press, New Haven, CT. IS.

Ansel, Willits D. (1973). Restoration of the smack Emma C. Berry at Mystic Seaport 1969-1971. Marine Historical Association, Mystic, CT. IS.

Author unknown. (1952). The Cambridge economic history of Europe. Cambridge, UK.

Bagatin, Pier Luigi. (2002). Il Legno nell'arte: Wood carvings and inlays of Monte Oliveto Maggiore. Antilia, Siena, Italy. IS.

Bailyn, Bernard. (1955). The New England merchants in the seventeenth century. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA. IS.

Baker, William. (1962). Colonial vessels: Some seventeenth-century ship designs. Barre Publishing Co., Barre, MA. IS.

Baker, William. (1962). Sloops and shallops. Barre Publishing Co., Barre, MA.

Banks, Charles Edward. (1930). The Winthrop fleet of 1630. Riverside Press, Cambridge, MA.

Banks, Charles Edward. (1997). The Planters of the Commonwealth. Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore, MD. IS.

Barbour, Philip L. Ed. (1986). The complete works of Captain John Smith. 3 vols. University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, NC.

Barlow, Ronald S. (1985). The Antique tool collectors's guide to value. Windmill Publishing Company, El Cajon, CA. IS.

Barnes, Robert and Catherine. (1983). Genealogies of Rhode Island families: from Rhode Island periodicals, Vol II Smith – Yates. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, MD. IS.

Bealer, Alex W. (1976). The Tools that built America. Barre Publishing, Barre, MA. IS.

Benes, Peter. (1986). Old-Town and the waterside: Two hundred years of tradition and change in Newbury, Newburyport, and West Newbury, 1635 - 1835. The Historical Society of Old Newbury, Newburyport, MA. IS.

Bennett, Lerone, Jr. (1961). Before the Mayflower: A history of the negro in America 1619 - 1966. Johnson Publishing Inc., Chicago, IL. IS(2).

Beston, Henry. (1942). The St. Lawrence. Farrar & Rinehart, New York, NY. IS.

Bethlehem Steel Corporation. (1980). Bethlehem tool & die steel manual. Bethlehem Steel Corporation, Bethlehem, PA. IS.

Bigelow, Deborah et al. (1991). Gilded wood: Conservation and history. Sound View Press, Madison, CT. IS.

Black, John Donald. (1950). The rural economy of New England. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA.

Blackburn, Graham. (1974). The Illustrated encyclopedia of woodworking handtools, instruments & devices. Simon and Schuster, New York, NY. IS.

Blandford, Percy W. (1976). Country craft tools. Funk & Wagnalls, New York, NY. IS.

Bowker, Francis E. (1993). Three-masted schooners: a compilation of three-masted schooners built on the American East Coast. Mystic Seaport Museum, Inc., Mystic, CT.

Boyer, Carl, 3rd. (1977). Ship passenger lists: National and New England (1600 – 1825). Compiler, Newhall, CA. IS(2).

Boynton, Lindsay. (1995). Gillow furniture designs 1760-1800. The Bloomfield Press, Royston, England

Bradford, William. (1963). Of Plymouth Plantation: 1620-1647. Alfred A. Knopf, New York, NY. IS.

Brereton, John. (2000). Discoverie of the North part of Virginia. Ye Galleon Press, Fairfield, WA. IS.

Brighton, Raymond A. (1979). They came to fish. 2 vols. Randall/Winebaum Enterprises, Dover, NH. IS.

Brittain, A. and Morton, P. (1980). Engraving on precious metals. N.A.G. Press Ltd, London, England. IS.

Brooks, Van Wyck. (August 1940). New England: Indian Summer 1865-1915.E P Dutton & Co., Inc., New York, NY. IS.

Burgess, Robert H. (1975). Chesapeake sailing craft. Tidewater Publishers, Cambridge, MD. IS.

Carroll, Charles F. (1973). The timber economy of Puritan New England. Brown University Press, Providence, RI.

Chase, Mary Ellen. (1961). The fishing fleet of New England. Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston, MA.

Chapelle, Howard I. (1960). The national watercraft collection. United States National Museum Bulletin 219. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. IS.

Church, Albert Cook. (1940). American fishermen. Bonanza Books, New York, NY. IS.

Chippendale, Thomas. (1966). The Gentleman & cabinet-maker's director. Dover Publications, New York, NY. IS.

Clark, Charles E. (1970). The eastern frontier: The settlement of northern New England 1610-1763. Alfred A. Knopf, NY, NY. Reprinted in 1983 by University Press of New England, Hanover, MA. IS.

Clark, William H. (1952). The History of Winthrop, Massachussetts, 1630 - 1952. Winthrop Centennial Committee, Winthrop, Massachussetts.  IS.

Connolly, Harold. (1960). Historic Nova Scotia. Ministry of Trade and Industry, Halifax, Nova Scotia. IS.

Cotter, John L. (1958). Archeological excavations at Jamestown Colonial National Historical Park and Jamestown National Historic Site Virginia. Archeological Research Series Number Four. National Park Service, U. S. Department of the Interior, Washington, DC.

Coxere, Edward. (1946). Adventures by sea of Edward Coxere. Oxford University Press, New York, NY. IS.

Crockett, Walter Hill. (1938). Vermont: the Green Mountain State - Volumes I - IV. Vermont Farm Bureau, Burlington, VT. IS.

Crosby, William George; Locke, John Lymburner; Abbot, Herman; White, William. (1989). Early histories of Belfast Maine. Picton Press, Camden, ME. IS.

Cumming, William P., Skelton, Raleigh A., and Quinn, David B. (1972). The discovery of North America. American Heritage Press, New York, NY. IS.

Cummings, Albert Lowell. (1979). The framed houses of Massachusetts Bay. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA. IS.

Cuneo, Ernest. (1963). Science and history. Duell, Sloan and Pearce, NY, NY. IS.

Cutler, Carl C. (1930). Greyhound of the sea: The story of the American clipper ship, Putnam, NY. IS.

David-Neel, Alexandra and Yongden, Lama. (1967). City Lights Books, San Francisco, CA. IS.

Davis, Charles G. (1974). Ships of the past. Crown Publishers, NY. IS.

Davis, Fred. (1975). Country tools: essential hardware & livery. Charles Scribner, New York, NY. IS.

Deetz, James. (1977). In small things forgotten: The archaeology of early American life. Anchor Press/Doubleday, Garden City, NY, NY.

DeVoto, Bernard. (1943). The Year of decision: 1846. Little, Brown and Company, Boston, MA. IS(2).

Divis, Jan. (1976). Silberstempel aus aller Welt. Dausien, Hanau, Germany. IS.

Doerner, Max. (1984). The materials of the artist and their use in painting. Harvest, New York, NY. IS.

Dryfhout, John H. (1982). The Work of Augustus Saint-Gaudens. University Press of New England, Hanover, NH.

Duncan, Roger F. (2000). Dorothy Elizabeth: building a traditional wooden schooner. W. W. Norton & Co., New York, NY. IS.

Durand, Pierre and Mahony, Conor. (2002). Chinese export porcelain including figures from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gill. The Chinese Porcelain Company, New York, NY. IS.

Early American Industries Association. (1976). The Chronicle of the Early American Industries Association: 1933-1958. EAIA, South Burlington, VT. .

Eaton, Walter Richard. (n.d.). Nantucket. The New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad Company, New York, NY. IS.

Essex Institute. (1944). Ship registers of the distric of Gloucester, Massachusetts, 1789-1875, compiled from the Gloucester customs house records, now on deposit at the Essex institute. The Essex Institute, Salem, MA.

Everett, Rev. Noble Warren. (1884). History of Wareham. In: Hurd, D. Hamilton. History of Plymouth County, Mass. J. W. Lewis & Co., Philadelphia, PA.

Farmer, Bert E. (1978). Were the English the first to discover America? Maine Archaeological Society Bulletin 18(1). pg. 41-47.

Flocking, Johann, Walkling, Henry and Buhrmester, Ernst. (1973). Lehrbuch für tischler (Textbook for Carpenters). Gebrüder Jänecke, Hanover, Germany. IS.

Fisher, Carleton Edward. (1970). History of Clinton, Maine. Carleton Edward Fisher, Winthrop, ME. IS.

Forbes, Allan. (1915). Whale ships and whaling scenes as portrayed by Benjamin Russell. Second Street Bank & Trust Co., Boston, MA. IS(2).

Fritz, Gayle J. (1990). Multiple pathways to farming in precontact eastern north America. Journal of World Prehistory 4(4).University of Washington Press, pg. 387-435.

Fritz, Gayle J. (1190). Are the first American farmers getting younger?. Current Anthropology 35. pg. 305-308.

Gage, Mary and James. (2005). The Art of Splitting Stone. Powwow River Books, Amesbury, MA.

Gamble, Jay M. (1971). Steamboats on the Muskingum. Steamboat Historical Society of America, Providence, RI.

Gault, Phil. (1974). Collector's guide to early American tools. L-W Promotions, Gas City, IN. IS.

Gebler, Ernest. (1950). The Plymouth adventure. Doubleday & Company, Garden City, NY. IS.

Gray, Ruth, Editor. (1988). Maine families in 1790, Vol. 1. Picton Press, Camden, ME. IS.

Greenhill, Basil. (1988). The merchant schooners. Naval Institute Press, National Maritime Museum, UK. W.

Hahn, Harold. (1981). The Colonial Schooners: 1763-1775. Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD. IS.

Hale, Nancy. (1963). New England discovery. Coward-McCann, New York, NY. IS.

Hammond, Robert R. (1972). An Era to remember: A historical sketch of the shipbuilding industry in West Washington County. Washington County Historical Society, Harrington, ME. IS.

Handlin, Oscar. (1963). The Americans: A new history of the people of the United States. Little, Brown and Company, Boston, MA. IS.

Hanna, Jay S. (1975). Marine carving handbook: the design and making of billetheads, trailboards, and other marine carvings. International Marine Publishing Co., Camden, ME. IS.

Harrington, Donald. (1986). Let us build a city: eleven lost towns. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, New York, NY. IS.

Harris, Cyril M. (2006). Dictionary of architecture and construction. McGraw-Hill, New York, NY. IS.

Harrison, Peter J. (1999). Fences: Authentic details for design and restoration. John Wiley and Sons, New York, NY. IS.

Hawkins, David. (1987). Techniques of wood surface decoration. Sterling Publishing Co., New York, NY. IS.

Hinckley, F. Lewis. (1960). Directory of the historic cabinet woods. Crown Publishers, New York, NY. IS.

Huth, Hans. (1974). Roentgen furniture. Sotheby Parke Bernet, London, England. IS.

Kauffman, Henry J. (1972). American axes. Stephen Greene Press, Brattleboro, VT. IS.

Hawke, David. (1966). The colonial experience. Macmillan Publishing Company, NY, NY. IS(2).

Haydon, Roger. (1982). Upstate travels, British views of nineteenth-century New York. Syracuse University Press, NY. IS.

Heckman, Richard D. (1968). Yankees under sail: A collection of the best sea stories from "Yankee Magazine" with rare photographs taken during the age of sail. Yankee, Inc., Dublin, NH. IS.

Hoadley, R. Bruce. (1993). Identifying wood: accurate results with simple tools. The Taunton Press, Newtown, CT.

Hoffman, Bernard G. (1961). Cabot to Cartier: Sources for a historical ethnography of northeastern North America, 1497-1550. University of Toronto Press, Toronto, Canada.

Holbrook, Stewart H. (1947). The Story of American railroads. Crown Publishers, New York, NY. IS.

Holden, Raymond P. (1958). The Merrimack. Rinehart & Co., New York, NY. IS.

Holmes, Oliver W. and Rohrbach, Peter T. (1983). Stagecoach east: Stagecoach days in the east from the colonial period to the Civil War. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC. IS.

Horsley, John E. (1978). Tools of the maritime trades. International Marine Publishing Co., Camden, ME. IS.

Hothem, Lar. (1986). Collecting Indian knives: Identification and values. Books Americana, Florence, AL. IS.

Hubbard, William. [ca. 1865] (1971). The History of the Indian wars in New England from the first settlement to the termination of the war with King Philip, in 1677. Ed. by Samuel G. Drake. Burt Franklin, New York, NY.

Hume, Ivor Noel. (1972). A Guide to artifacts of Colonial America. Alfred A. Knopf, New York, NY. IS(2).

Hutchinson, Thomas. (1936). History of the colony of Massachusetts Bay. 3 vols. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA.

Huse, Donna, Ed. (1982). Spinner: People and culture in southeastern Massachusetts. Vol. II. Spinner Publications, New Bedford, MA. IS.

Ingram, T. L. (1986). Dictionary of English furniture makers 1660-1840. The Furniture History Society, Leeds, England. IS.

Innis, Harold A. (1940). The cod fisheries: The history of an international economy. Yale University Press, New Haven, CT. IS.

James, Sideny V. (1963).  Three visitors to early Plymouth. Plimoth Plantation, Plymouth, MA.

Johansen, Bruce E. and Grinde, Donald A., Jr. (1997). The encyclopedia of Native American biography: Six hundred life stories of important people from Powhatan to Wilma Mankiller. H. Holt, New York, NY.

Katcher, Philip. (1975). Armies of the American wars 1753-1815. Hastings House, New York, NY. IS.

Kebabian, Paul B. (1978). American woodworking tools. New York Graphic Society, Boston, MA. IS.

Kemp, Peter and Ormond, Richard. (1986). The great age of sail: Maritime art and photography. Facts on File Publications, NY, NY. IS.

Kennametal. (1987). Tool application handbook. Kennametal Inc., Latrobe, PA. IS.

Kenny, Herbert A. (1971). Cape Ann: Cape America. J.B. Lippincott Company, New York, NY. IS.

King, Thomas Starr. (1859). The White Hills: their legends, landscape, and poetry. Isaac N. Andrews, North Conway, NH. IS.

Klatt, Erich. (1973). Die Konstruktion alter Mobel. Julius Hoffmann Verlag, Stuttgart, Germany. IS.

Klingman, David. (1971). Food surpluses and deficits in the American colonies, 1768-1772. Journal of Economic History. 31(3). pg. 553-569.

Kupperman, Karen Ordahl. (2000). Captain John Smith: a select edition of his writings. University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill.

Kurlansky, Mark. (1997). Cod: A biography of the fish the changed the world. Penguin Books, NY, NY. IS.

Kurlansky, Mark. (1999). The Basque history of the world. Walker & Company, NY, NY.

Kybalova, Ludmila. (1968). Pictorial encyclopedia of fashion. Crown Publishers, New York, NY. IS.

Lawrence, D.H. (1986). Etruscan places. Nuova immagine editrice, San Quirico, Siena. IS.

Leach, Douglas Edward. (1966). The northern colonial frontier 1607-1763. Holt, Rinehart and Winston, NY, NY.

Levitt, Steven D. and Dubner, Stephen J. (2006) Freakonomics. Harper Collins, New York, NY. IS.

Lockridge, Kenneth (1970) A New England Town: The First Hundred Years. W.W. Norton, New York, NY. pg. 147-161.

Lowell, Laura Scott and Lowell, Jim. (2001). Legacy: Shipbuilders, fishermen and the age of the Gloucester schooners. Video. Yesterday's News Productions, Rockport, MA.

Luckenbach, Alvin H., Clark, Wayne E., and Levy, Richard S. (1987).  Rethinking cultural stability in eastern North American prehistory: linguistic evidence from eastern North America. Journal of Middle Atlantic Archaeology 3. pg. 1-29.

Maclay, Edgar Stanton. (1899). A history of American privateers. D. Appleton, New York, NY. Reprinted by Burt, Franklin, NY in 1968.

MacGregor, David R. (1982). Schooners in four centuries. Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD.

MacGregor, David R. (1984). Merchant sailing ships 1815 - 1850: Supremacy of sail. Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD.IS.

MacGregor, David R. (1988). Merchant sailing ships 1850 - 1875: Heyday of sail. Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD.IS.

MacGregor, David R. (1988). Merchant sailing ships 1775 - 1815: Sovereignty of sail. Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD. IS.

MacGregor, David R. (1988). Fast sailing ships: Their design and construction, 1775 - 1875. Second edition. Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD. IS.

MacTaggart, Peter & Ann. (1984). Practical gilding. Mac & Me Ltd, Welwyn, England. IS.

Marlowe, George Francis. (1942). The Old bay paths. Hastings House, New York, NY. IS.

Mason, Pippa and Gregory, Michael. (1989). Of gilding. Arnold Wiggins & Sons Ltd, London, England. IS.

Mayer, Ralph. (1981). A dictionary of art terms and techniques. Barnes & Noble Books, New York, NY. IS.

McKay, Richard C. (1988). Some famous sailing ships and their builder: Donald McKay: A study of the American sailing packet and clipper eras, with biographical sketches of America's foremost designer and master-builder of ships, and a comprehensive history of his many famous ships. The Easton Press, Norwalk, CT. IS.

McManis, Douglas R. (1975). Colonial New England: A historical geography. Oxford University Press, NY, NY.

McNeil, Ian. (1968). Joseph Bramah: A century of invention 1749-1851. David & Charles Ltd, Newton Abbot, England. IS.

Melder, Keith E. (1976). The Village and the Nation. Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge, MA. IS.

Mercer, Henry C. (1975). Ancient carpenters' tools. Bucks County Historical Society, Doylestown, PA. IS.

Miehr, H. (1995). Praktisches Handbuch der Lackir- Vergoldungs- Bronzir- Beiz- Farbe- und Polirkunst. Th. Schafer, Hanover, Germany. IS.

Miller, Judith & Martin. (1988). The Antiques directory: Furniture. Portland House, New York, NY. IS.

Mitchell, Edwin Valentine. (1950). The Romance of New England antiques. Current Books, New York, NY. IS.

Mitman, Carl W. (1923). Catalogue of the watercraft collection in the United States National Museum. United States National Museum, Government Printing Office, Washington, DC.

Moore, Harris W. (1942). Chip carving. The Manual Arts Press, Peoria, IL. IS.

Morgan, Edmund S. (1958). The Puritan dilemma: The Story of John Winthrop. Little, Brown and Company, Boston, MA. IS.

Morgan, H.T. (1945). The Romance of Chinese metal art. Quon-Quon Company, Los Angeles, CA. IS.

Morison, Samuel Eliot. (1956). The intellectual life of colonial New England. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY. IS.

Morison, Samuel Eliot. (1956). The story of the "Old Colony" of New Plymouth [1620-1692]. Alfred A. Knopf, NY. IS.

Morison, Samuel Eliot. (1960). The Story of Mount Desert Island. Little, Brown and Company, Boston, MA.

Morison, Samuel Eliot. (1962). One boy's Boston 1887-1901. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA. IS.

Morison, Samuel Eliot. (1965). The Oxford history of the American People. Oxford University Press, NY, NY. IS.

Morison, Samuel Eliot. (1967). "Old Bruin" Commodore Matthew C. Perry: 1794-1858: The American Naval officer who helped found Liberia, hunted pirates in the West Indies, practised diplomacy with the Sultan of Turkey and the King of the two Sicilies; commanded the gulf squadron in the Mexican War, promoted the steam navy and the shell gun, and conducted the naval expedition which opened Japan. Little, Brown and Company, Boston, MA. IS.

Morison, Samuel Eliot. (1971). The European discovery of America: The northern voyages A.D. 500-1600. Oxford University Press, NY. IS(2).

Morison, Samuel Eliot. (1974). The European discovery of America: The southern voyages 1492 - 1616. Oxford University Press, NY. IS.

Mundy, James H. and Shettleworth, Earl G. (1977). The story of the Grand Eagle, Charles G. Bryant: Maine architect and adventurer. Maine Historical Preservation Committee, Augusta, ME. IS.

Murchie, Guy. (1947). Saint Croix: the sentinel river. Duell, Sloan and Pearce, New York, NY. IS.

Mussey, Benjamin B. (1855). The Green Mountain boys. Sanborn, Carter & Bazin, Boston, MA. IS.

Naish, G.P.B. (1956). Ships and shipbuilding. IN: A history of technology. Vol. III. Oxford University Press, Oxford, England.

Natick Federal Savings and Loan Association. (1948). The story of Natik. The Suburban Press, Natik, MA. IS (2).

Nutting, Wallace. (1965). Furniture of the Pilgrim Century: Vol. 1. Dover Publications, New York, NY. IS.

Ogg, Frederic Austin. (1921). The Old Northwest. Yale University Press, New Haven, CT. IS.

Oleson, Tryvgi J. (1964). Early voyages and northern approaches. Oxford University Press, London.

O'Neil, Isabel. (1971). The Art of the painted finish for furniture & decoration. William Morrow & Co., New York, NY. IS.

Packard, Aubigne Lermond. (1950). A Town that went to sea. Falmouth Publishing House, Portland, ME. IS.

Paget, Valerian. (1909). Bradford's History of the Plymouth Settlement 1608-1650. John McBride Co., New York, NY. IS.

Park, Edwards. (1983). Treasures of the Smithsonian. Smithsonian Books, Washington, DC. IS(2).

Peet, Brian. (2008). The Seuffert legacy: New Zealand Colonial master craftsmen. Icarus Publishing, Auckland, New Zealand. IS.

Pendergast, James F., and Trigger, Bruce G. (1972). Cartier's Hochelaga and the Dawson site. McGill-Queen's Iniversity Press, Montreal, Canada.

Perry, Ralph Barton. (1964). Puritanism and democracy. Harper and Row, Publishers, NY, NY. IS(2).

Peterson, Harold L. (1962). The Treasury of the gun. Golden Press, New York, NY. IS.

Phillips, James Duncan. (1937). Salem in the eighteenth century. Essex Institute, Salem, MA. Reprinted in 1969. IS.

Pierce, Cecil E. (1992). Fifty years a planemaker and user. Monmouth Press, Monmouth, ME. IS.

Polkinghorne, R.K. & M.I.R. (1923). Weaving & other pleasant occupations. Brentano's, New York, NY. IS.

Pradere, Alexandre. (1989). French furniture makers. Sotheby's, London, England.

Prince, Hezekiah. (1965). Journals of Hezekiah Prince Jr: 1822-1828. Crown Publishers, New York, NY. IS.

Proudfoot, Christopher and Walker, Philip. (1984). Woodworking tools. Phaidon - Christie's, Oxford, England. IS.

Robinson, J.H. (1910). Guide to Nantucket. J.H. Robinson, Nantucket, MA. IS.

Quinn, David B. (1940). The Voyages and colonising enterprises of Sir Humphrey Gilbert. Hakluyt Society, London, England.

Quinn, David B. (1962). The voyage of Etienne Bellenger to the Maritimes in 1583: A new document. Canadian Historical Review, 43. pg. 328-343.

Quinn, David B. (1977). North America from earliest discovery to first settlements: The Norse voyages to 1612. Harper and Row, NY, NY.

Quinn, David B. (1983). Sir Humphrey Gilbert and Newfoundland: On the four hundredth anniversary of his annexation of the island to the realm of England. Newfoundland Historical Society, St. John's, Canada.

Quinn, David B. (1990). Explorers and colonies: America, 1500-1625. Hambledon Press, London. IS.

Quinn, David Beers and Quinn, Alison M., Eds. (1983). The English New England voyages, 1602-1608. 2nd series, no. 161. Hakluyt Society, London.

Quinn, David Beers, Quinn, Alison M. and Hillier, Susan, Eds. (1974). England and the discovery of America, 1481 - 1620. In: New American world: A documentary history of North America to 1612. 5 vols. Arno Press, NY, NY.

Railton, Arthur R. (2006). The history of Martha's Vineyard: How we got to where we are. Martha's Vineyard Historical Society and Commonwealth Editions, Beverly, MA. IS.

Rhodes, Barbara and Streeter, William Wells. (1999). Before photocopying: the art & history of mechanical copying 1780-1938. Oak Knoll Press, New Castle, DE. IS.

Rice, D. W. (2005). The life and achievements of Sir John Popham 1531 - 1607. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, Madison, NJ.

Rider, Raymond. (1989). Life and times in Wareham over 200 years, 1739-1939. Wareham Historical Society, Wareham, MA.

Rodd, John. (1954). The Repair and restoration of furniture. B. T. Batsford, London, England. IS.

Rothenberg, Winifred Barr. (1992). From market-places to a market economy: The transformation of rural Massachusetts, 1750-1850. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL.

Roubo, A. J. (2002). Description des arts et metiers le menuisier des jardins. Bibliotheque de l'Image, Paris, France. IS.

Russell, Howard S. (1976). Long deep furrow; three centuries of farming in New England. University Press of New England, Hanover, NH.

Sahlins, Marshall. (1988). Stone age economics. University of Chicago Press.

Sauer, Carl O. (1971). Sixteenth century North America: The land and the people as seen by Europeans. University of California Press, Berkeley, CA.

See, Scott W. (2001). The history of Canada. Greenwood Press, Westport, CT.

Sellens, Alvin. (1975). The Stanley plane. The Early American Industries Association, South Burlington, VT. IS.

Shackleton, Robert and Elizabeth. (1921). The charm of the antique. The Penn Publishing Company, Philadelphia, PA. IS.

Shackleton, Robert and Elizabeth. (1927). The Quest of the Colonial. The Penn Publishing Company, Philadelphia, PA. IS.

Singleton, Esther. (1913). The furniture of our forefathers. Doubleday, Page & Co., Garden City, NY. IS.

Sinnott, Edmund W. (1959). Meetinghouse & church in early New England. Bonanza Books, NY, NY. IS.

Skinner, Charles M. (1903). American myths & legends: Vol. I-II. J.B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, PA. IS.

Sloane, Eric. (1954). American barns and covered bridges. Funk & Wagnalls, NY, NY. IS.

Sloane, Eric. (1956). Eric Sloane's America. Harper & Row, New York, NY. IS (2)

Sloane, Eric. (1958). The seasons of America past. Funk & Wagnalls, NY, NY. IS.

Sloane, Eric. (1960). Return to Taos: Eric Sloane's sketchbook of roadside Americana. Funk & Wagnalls, NY, NY. IS.

Sloane, Eric. (1961). Look at the sky and tell the weather. Funk & Wagnalls, NY, NY. Revised and enlarged edition published in 1970. IS.

Sloane, Eric. (1967). The cracker barrel. Funk & Wagnalls, NY, NY. IS.

Sloane, Eric. (1973). The spirits of '76. Walker and Company, NY, NY. IS.

Sloane, Eric. (1986). Sketches of America past. Promontory Press, New York, NY. IS.

Sloane, Eric and Anthony, Edward. (1968). Mr. Daniels and the Grange. Funk & Wagnalls, NY, NY. IS.

Smith, Bradford. (1953). Captain John Smith: his life and legend. Lippincott, Philadelphia.

Smith, Yvonne Brault. (1982). John Haley Bellamy: carver of eagles. Portsmouth Marine Society, Portsmouth, NH. IS.

Snow, Edward Rowe. (April 1946). Storms and Shipwrecks of New England (w/ addendum). Boston Printing Company, Boston, MA. IS.

Sosin, Jack M. (1967). The Revolutionary frontier, 1763-1783. Holt, Rinehart and Winston, NY, NY.

Speltz, Alexander. (1923). Styles of ornament shown in designs. Bruno Hessling, Berlin, Germany. IS.

Spon, E. & Spon, F. N. (1907). Spons' mechanics' own book. Spon & Chamberlain, New York, NY. IS.

Stalker, John and Parker, George. (1971). A treatise of japaning and varnishing. Alec Tiranti Ltd, London, England. IS.

Stratton, Eugene Aubrey. (1986). Plymouth Colony: its history & people 1620-1691. Ancestry Publishing, Salt Lake City, UT. IS.

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