Item #020040 They Came to Fish: A Brief Look at Portsmouth's 350 Years of History Its Local and World-Wide Involvements, and the People Concerned, Through the Eyes of a Reporter. Raymond Brighton.

They Came to Fish: A Brief Look at Portsmouth's 350 Years of History Its Local and World-Wide Involvements, and the People Concerned, Through the Eyes of a Reporter

Portsmouth, New Hampshire, U.S.A: Peter Randall, 1994. Cloth. Very Good / Fair. Item #020040

Brown cloth in unclipped jacket. A new edition combining both volumes into one book. 380, 503 pages, including an index to both volumes in volume 2. With black and white photos. A comprehensive history or Portsmouth, NH, with topics not discussed extensively elsewhere, including the clipper ship days, the Return of the Sons celebration in 1853, the effects of major fires on the city, as well as a discussion of the notorious red-light district and its closing. Pictures of some of the more infamous bawdy houses are included. FAIR jacket on a VERY GOOD book. Staining, browning, soiling, wrinkling and creasing to the jacket, with some chipping, tearing and loss along the extremities. Light fading and edgewear to the book.

Price: $45.00

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