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Dow, George Francis 1868-1936

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Works: 136 works in 382 publications in 1 language and 7,466 library holdings
Genres: History  Pictorial works  Sources  Bibliography  Genealogy  Periodicals  Statistics‡vVital 
Roles: Editor, Compiler, Composer
Classifications: F67, 380.1440966
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Every day life in the Massachusetts Bay Colony by George Francis Dow( Book )
28 editions published between 1935 and 2012 in English and held by 1,525 libraries worldwide
This work is a comprehensive, reliable account of 17th-century life in one of country's earliest settlements. It contiains contemporary records, over 100 historically valuable pictures, and describes early dwellings, furnishings, medicinal aids, wardrobes, trade, crimes, punishment, much more
Slave ships and slaving by George Francis Dow( Book )
38 editions published between 1927 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,245 libraries worldwide
This is a collection of commentaries by ships' doctors and captains, as well as written testimonies for a parliamentary committee investigating the slave trade. Accounts, varying from sympathetic to indifferent, relate horrifying events and conditions--the holding pens or "factories," living conditions aboard ships, mutinies and their suppression, and more. 54 period engravings and other illustrations accompany the grim record
The arts & crafts in New England, 1704-1775 by George Francis Dow( Book )
20 editions published between 1927 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 744 libraries worldwide
The pirates of the New England coast, 1630-1730 by George Francis Dow( Book )
15 editions published between 1923 and 1996 in English and held by 426 libraries worldwide
Meticulously researched study based on authentic documents recounts lurid exploits, punishments of such hardened maritime brigands as William Kidd, Charles Harris, Thomas Tew, John Phillips, other marauders
Whale ships and whaling, a pictorial history of whaling during three centuries, with an account of the whale fishery in colonial New England by George Francis Dow( Book )
10 editions published between 1925 and 1967 in English and held by 314 libraries worldwide
The sailing ships of New England, 1607-1907 by John Robinson( Book )
13 editions published between 1922 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 307 libraries worldwide
Gathered from museums and private collections, the hundreds of images here are a reminder of a time when sailing was central to the life and growth of New England. Including paintings and photographs of vessels built, owned, or commanded by New England men, these illustrations will fascinate anyone who imagines harbors filled with tall ships. Some of the pieces reproduced were completed in the ports of Marseilles, Genoa, Leghorn, Trieste, Smyrna, and Hong Kong; also included is the oldest known painting of a New England vessel, the ship Bethe, of Boston, painted in 1748. An extensive introduction discusses a wide range of vessels, and there are sailors' histories, adventure stories, and tales of maritime disaster. With more than 300 illustrations, this book will appeal to both historians and casual lovers of nautical life
The sailing ships of New England by George Francis Dow( Book )
8 editions published in 1928 in English and held by 284 libraries worldwide
Increase Mather; a bibliography of his works by Thomas James Holmes( Book )
3 editions published between 1931 and 2003 in English and held by 263 libraries worldwide
Records and files of the Quarterly Courts of Essex County, Massachusetts by Massachusetts( Archival Material )
14 editions published between 1911 and 1995 in English and held by 261 libraries worldwide
These courts were held at Salem 1636-1641, and at Salem and Ipswich 1641-1692. The records of sessions at Ipswich are wanting before 1646
Whale ships and whaling : a pictorial history by George Francis Dow( Book )
9 editions published between 1925 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 159 libraries worldwide
Domestic life in New England in the seventeenth century; a discourse by George Francis Dow( Book )
5 editions published between 1925 and 1972 in English and held by 155 libraries worldwide
The probate records of Essex County, Massachusetts by Massachusetts( Book )
13 editions published between 1916 and 2004 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
The sailing ships of New England by John Robinson( Book )
7 editions published between 1922 and 1924 in English and held by 132 libraries worldwide
Vital records of Middleton, Massachusetts, to the end of the year 1849 by Middleton (Mass.)( Book )
6 editions published between 1904 and 1995 in English and held by 130 libraries worldwide
The diary and letters of Benjamin Pickman (1740-1819) of Salem, Massachusetts by Benjamin Pickman( Book )
7 editions published between 1928 and 1995 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
Benjamin Pickman (1740-1819) was born at Salem, Massachusetts, the son of Benjamin Pickman (1707/1708-1773) and Love Rawlins Pickman (1709-1786). He married Mary Toppen (1744-1817), daughter of Dr. Bezaleel and Mary Barton Toppen of Salem, in 1762. They had seven children, 1763-1786. He spent ten years, 1775-1785, in England, leaving his family of Salem. Includes letters written by Benjamin Pickman while living in England, 1775-1785, and the diary of Benjamin Pickman, 1780-1818
Two centuries of travel in Essex County, Massachusetts, a collection of narratives and observations made by travelers, 1605-1799 by George Francis Dow( Book )
4 editions published in 1921 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
The Historical collections of the Topsfield Historical Society by Topsfield Historical Society( serial )
in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
Vol. 6 includes "The Celebration of the two hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the incorporation of the town of Topsfield, Massachusetts, August 16-17, 1900."
History of Topsfield, Massachusetts by George Francis Dow( Book )
6 editions published between 1940 and 1982 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
 
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