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This interesting and historical book is the first and only one to present an illustrated tour of the state of Maine through more than 350 vintage picture postcards. Chapter topics include the harbors and lighthouses, ships and boats, bridges and buildings, camping and RVing, lakes and forests, as well as the railroads, churches, and wildlife of The Pine Tree State. Every caption provides a detailed description of the view, as well as information about the card itself-- its age, size, maker, and estimated value. This book is an invaluable source of good, old-fashioned entertainment and information about Maine in particular and postcards in general, making it a great resource for both residents of and visitors to Maine, as well as for postcard collectors and dealers. Be captivated by the fascinating story told by the impressive series of Maine images, and see why Maine remains a popular tourist destination.
About the Author
John Brunkowski and Michael Closen have been visiting Maine for some 25 years and have owned a summer home in Eastport, Maine, for more than a dozen years. They have written seven other travel and collectibles books.