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1 Armstrong, John Borden Factory under the Elms. a History of Harrisville, New Hampshire. 1774-1969.
North Andover, MA Museum of American Textile History 1985 093747407X / 9780937474075 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Xxii, [2], 320 pages, illustrations, map, plans, tables, cloth, DJ, very good. From the dust jacket: "In the 1970s, in response to a town crisis caused by the closing of the Cheshire Mills in bankruptcy, townspeople and preservationists made one of the first successful attempts in the country to preserve a whole community of historical importance. They accomplished it by preservation techniques and values familiar today but then highly innovative, including historic district legislation, revolving loan funds for restoration work, adaptive reuse of buildings and a system of legal preservation covenants. Author John Borden Armstrong has painstakingly reconstructed the story of this historical community. " ; 320 pages 
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2 Blood, Grace Holbrook Manchester on the Merrimack. the Story of a City. Revised Edition.
Manchester, NH Manchester Historic Association 1975 Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
358 pages, illustrations, cloth, dust jacket, very good. Revised edition. Originally published in 1948. Illustrated by John O'Hara Cosgrave, II. From the DJ: "Originally begun as a project tied in with the centennial year of Manchester's incorporation, the first edition of MANCHESTER ON THE MERRIMACK was published in 1948. The present book is a joint bicentennial project of the Manchester Historic Association and the Merchant Savings Bank. It is a facsimile of the original with the addition of several maps, a new introduction and a large selection of photographs from the collections of the Manchester Historic Association chosen to both update and illustrate the text and provide information of areas not covered in the narrative." ; 8.30 X 5.80 X 1.20 inches 
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3 Garvin, James L. Historic Portsmouth: Early Photographs from the Collections of Strawbery Banke, Inc
Somersworth New Hampshire Publishing Company 1974 0912274328 / 9780912274324 Softcover Very Good 
[10], 144 pages, well iillustrated, map, pictorial wrappers, oblong, 10 by 8 inches, very good. From the preface: Portsmouth, New Hampshire, is one of the oldest communities in the United States. Historically, it is also one of the richest, and has preserved an unusual number of its streets, buildings and other landmarks essentially unchanged. " ME247A; 144 pages 
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4 Kenison, Arthur M. Frederic C. Dumaine. Office Boy to Tycoon.
Manchester, Nh, Saint Anselm College Press 2000 0962954721 / 9780962954726 First Edition Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
X, 276 pages, illustrations, cloth, DJ, ex-library with usual library markings otherwise very good. First edition. From the dust jacket: "In this book, economics professor Arthur Kenison reveals the life of Frederic C. Dumaine, a vastly misunderstood leader whose major shortcoming may have been Dumaine's failure to aggressively take action to correct rumors and newspaper reports that inaccurately portrayed him. Through Dumaine's personal diaries, corporate records, oral histories, and an uncompleted manuscript for a biography, the life and times of an extraordinary New England industrial leader are retained here for posterity. " M763; Ex-Library; 276 pages 
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