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Lincoln Paine presents DOWN EAST: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF MARITIME MAINE

Tuesday, June 26, 7:00PM
Lincoln Paine presents DOWN EAST: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF MARITIME MAINE
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This engaging overview of Maine's maritime history ranges from early Native American travel and fishing to pre-Plymouth European settlements, wars, international trade, shipbuilding, boom-and-bust fisheries, immigrant quarrymen, quick-lime production, yachting, and modern port facilities, all unfolding against one of the most dramatic seascapes on the planet. DOWN EAST can be read in an evening but will be referred to again and again. When the first edition was published in 2000, Walter Cronkite -- a veteran Maine coastal sailor as well as "The Most Trusted Man in America" -- wrote that "Paine's economy of phrase and clarity of purpose make this book a delight."  Paine went on to write his monumental opus THE SEA AND CIVILIZATION: A MARITIME HISTORY OF THE WORLD, but now returns to his first and most abiding love, the coast of Maine, to revise and update this gem of a book. The new edition is printed in a large, full-color format with a stunning complement of historical photos, paintings, charts, and illustrations, making this a truly visual journey along a storied coast.

Event date: 
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Event address: 
Print: A Bookstore
273 Congress Street
Portland, ME 04101
Down East: An Illustrated History of Maritime Maine Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780884485650
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Tilbury House Publishers - June 19th, 2018