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Dichotomous Key to the Common Fishes of Lake Champlain
Our Price: $9.98

Written by Matt Witten.
This softcover book is a fun and easy way to identify and discover the fishes of Lake Champlain. It offers a step-by-step way to determine which family, genus or species of fish one is looking at, plus a little information about each fish's characteristics, behavior and habitat. The book measures 5 by 8 inches.
1996, 28 pages, softcover
When a Loose Cannon Flogs a Dead Horse
Our Price: $12.95

by Olivia A.Isil
By far the most popular book in our store, this is a delightful collection of nautical metaphors and colloquialisms now in common use in the English language. Thought-provoking and entertaining examples of these phrases are drawn from all forms of literature. This is no “hodgepodge” of nautical terms; it’s “chock-full” of seaworthy lore. So, “batten down the hatches” and prepare for a “first rate” read. 122pp. Softcover 1996
Through the Eyes of Custer Ingham
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Through the Eyes of Custer Ingham: A Special Presentation of his Art
Custer Ingham, 1863-1931, was a Vergennes artist who captured the waterways and rural character of Addison County, Vermont in a very special way. This catalog of his paintings was produced in conjunction with an exhibit of selected works at the Lake Champlain Mariitme Museum. Compiled by curators and collectors William Benton and Greg Hamilton with contributions by many others. Published by the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum
45pp. Softcover, 2010.
Lighthouse Handbook New England
Our Price: $16.95

Written by Jeremy D'Entremont

For those looking for guide and reference, this book is a treasure trove of facts, figures, history and floklore surrounding every lighthouse in New England.   This is not another coffee table display of lighthouses, but a companion of travel.  There is information on how to get to each light for visiting or viewing, contact information, and numerous side trips to museums andsites of interest.

2012, Softcover, 435 pages
A Kayaker's Guide to Lake Champlain
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A Kayaker's Guide to Lake Champlain: Exploring the New York, Vermont, and Quebec Shores
By Catherine Frank and Margaret Holden
This watery path of adventure is described paddle stroke by paddle stroke, augmented with maps and photographs, and enlivened with essays on lake history, geology, and up-to-the-minute environmental issues. The result is a well-rounded overview of a remarkable natural resource.
308pp. Softcover, 2009.
Erie Canal : Exploring New York's Great Canals
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The Erie Canal: Great Destinations is the first comprehensive travel guide to New York State Canals and the communities and attractions found along them.
Each chapter covers one canal, providing historical background as well as information on wineries, canal museums, restaurants, lodging, canal cruises and bike paths in all the major cities, many of the small towns and villages, and the two biggest Finger Lakes. The guide offers separate sections on Buffalo, Albany, Syracuse, Utica, and Rochester and their outlying areas, as well as a chapter on Niagara Falls. With coverage of three smaller canals in the region (the Oswego, Champlain, and Cayuga-Seneca) this is undoubtedly the most extensive guide to the canalways of the state.  Paperback.  320pp.
Best Drives in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont
Our Price: $21.95

Written by Fay and Bill Scheller

22 easy-to-follow tours through northern New England include full color maps. Each drive is packed with fun facts and local lore, and includes the best places to eat, stay, and visit along the way. Readers will learn the best places to swim, take a boat cruise, hike, find covered bridges, and much more, and what to see when visiting Portland, Maine, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and Burlington Vermont.

2010, Softcover, 340 pages.
Lake Champlain. Through stunning historical images from the archives of Lake Champlain Maritime Museum and other regional collections, Lake Champlain tells the story of this busy commercial corridor and pastoral recreational destination.
Lake Champlain
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Researched, written, and complied by Lake Champlain Maritime Museum.

Nestled between the Adirondacks of New York and Vermont’s Green Mountains, Lake Champlain offers 120 miles of tranquil beauty with a rich, bustling history. Picturesque waterfront communities established in the 18th century recall the era when the Champlain Valley’s natural resources—iron, lumber, granite, marble, and potash—were shipped to distant ports on lake sloops and schooners. By the early 19th century, Lake Champlain was connected with the canals of New York and Quebec, and the resulting economic boom lasted for 100 years. Apples, hay, bricks, and finished goods were shipped on thousands of workaday canal boats that were also floating family homes. Massive steamboats carried travelers and tourists drawn to the fresh country air, and lakefront camps sprang up everywhere. Automobiles traveled over Lake Champlain on ferries and bridges. Through stunning historical images from the archives of Lake Champlain Maritime Museum and other regional collections, Lake Champlain tells the story of this busy commercial corridor and pastoral recreational destination. Published by Arcadia Publishing, as part of their Images of America Series.

128 pages, softcover.


Whaler's Dictionary
Our Price: $22.00

Written by Dan Beachy-Quick

Taking both form and inspiration from Ishmael’s abandoned "Cetalogical Dictionary," this highly original work muses on myth, representation, language, nature, consciousness, notions of spiritual quest, and other elements of Melville’s masterpiece. From "Accuracy" to "Wound," "Adam" to "Void," "Babel" to "Silence," these cross-referential, highly associative entries comprise an utterly singular work of art. A Whaler’s Dictionary is the mesmerizing product of a total immersion into one of the greatest novels in the English language.

2008, Softcover, 330 pages.
The Water in Between: A Photographic Celebration of Lake Champlain
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The Water in Between: A Photographic Celebration of Lake Champlain
The Lake Champlain Basin has long attracted people to its beautiful landscapes and vibrant communities. This visual exploration of Lake Champlain gathers the work of many photographers from New York, Vermont, and Quebec, capturing the lake and its watershed from many extraordinary angles: panoramic vistas to endearing portraits; crisp winter scenes to lush spring landscapes; serene morning waters to the rush of Burlington bicyclists.
131pp. Hardcover, 2009.