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Books can be purchased in the Discover Portsmouth museum shop, by calling 603-436-8433, or emailing info@portsmouthhistory.org.

Wendy Turner Island Light
New 2016 Title!

Wendy Turner, Island Light

Carl Little, with contributions by Catherine Armsden and Mekeel McBride

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Featured Books

Illuminating Tarbell: Life and Art on the Piscataqua and Legacy in Action
No. 35: Illuminating Tarbell: Life and Art on the Piscataqua and Legacy in Action
by Jeremy G. Fogg and Alastair Dacey
American Eagle: The Bold Art & Brash Life of John Haley Bellamy, Portsmouth Marine Society
No. 34: American Eagle: The Bold Art & Brash Life of John Haley Bellamy
by James A. Craig
Under the Isles of Shoals, Smuttynose, Archaeology, Portsmouth Marine Society
No. 32: Under the Isles of Shoals: Archaeology and Discovery on Smuttynose Island
by J. Dennis Robinson
Maritime Portsmouth, The Sawtelle Collection, Portsmouth Marine Society
No. 31: Maritime Portsmouth: The Sawtelle Collection
edited by Richard M. Candee, appreciations by J. Dennis Robinson
Hanscoms of Eliot, Maine, Portsmouth Marine Society
No. 33: “A Race of Shipbuilders”: The Hanscoms of Eliot, Maine
by Richard E. Winslow III

John Haley Bellamy, Carver of Eagles
No. 1: John Haley Bellamy: Carver of Eagles
by Yvonne Brault Smith
02-Prescott
No. 2: The Prescott Story
by Ray BrightonOUT OF PRINT
03-Gundalow
No. 3: The Piscataqua Gundalow: Workhorse for a Tidal Basin Empire
by Richard E. Winslow III

04-Lear
No. 4: The Checkered Career of Tobias Lear
by Ray Brighton
OUT OF PRINT
05-Clippers
No. 5: Clippers of the Port of Portsmouth
by Ray Brighton
06 Portsmouth-built
No. 6: Portsmouth-Built: Submarines of the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard
by Richard E. Winslow III
OUT OF PRINT

07 - Altantic Heights, Candee
No. 7: Atlantic Heights
by Richard M. CandeeNOW IN PAPERBACK
There are No Victors Here, Treaty of Portsmouth, Portsmouth Marine Society
No. 8: There Are No Victors Here: A Local Perspective on the Treaty of Portsmouth
by Peter Randall
OUT OF PRINT
Port of Portsmouth Ships and the Cotton Trade, Ray Brighton, Portsmouth Marine Society
No. 10: Port of Portsmouth Ships and the Cotton Trade
by Ray Brighton

Port of Dover, Portsmouth Marine Society
No. 11: Port of Dover: Two Centuries of Shipping on the Cochecho
by Robert A. Whitehouse & Cathleen C. Beaudoin
OUT OF PRINT
Wealth and Honour, Winslow, Portsmouth Marine Society
No. 12: Wealth & Honour: Portsmouth During the Golden Age of Privateering
by Richard E. Winslow III
OUT OF PRINT
Sarah Mildred Long Bridge, Openo, Portsmouth Marine Society
No. 13: The Sarah Mildred Long Bridge
by Woodard D. Openo
OUT OF PRINT

Isles of Shoals, Portsmouth Marine Society
No. 14: The Isles of Shoals: A Visual History
by John D. Bardwell
Tall Ships of the Piscataqua, Portsmouth Marine Society
No. 15: Tall Ships of the Piscataqua, 1830-1877
by Ray Brighton
OUT OF PRINT
George Washington in New Hampshire, Portsmouth Marine Society
No. 16: George Washington in New Hampshire
by Elwin W. Page

Montgomery and the Portsmouth, Portsmouth Marine Society
No. 17: Montgomery and the Portsmouth
by Fred Blackburn Rogers
Tugboats on the Piscataqua, Portsmouth Marine Society
No. 18: Tugboats on the Piscataqua
by Woodard D. Openo
OUT OF PRINT
Rambles About Portsmouth, Portsmouth Marine Society
No. 19: Rambles About Portsmouth
by Ray Brighton

John Paul Jones and the Ranger, Portsmouth Marine Society
No. 20: John Paul Jones and the Ranger
edited by Joseph G. Sawtelle
Constructing Munitions of War, Portsmouth Marine Society
No. 21: Constructing Munitions of War: The Portsmouth Navy Yard Confronts the Confederacy, 1861-1865
by Richard E. Winslow III
OUT OF PRINT
In Female Worth and Elegance, Portsmouth Marine Society
No. 22: In Female Worth and Elegance
by John F. LaBranche and Rita F. Conant

Gosport Remembered, Isles of Shoals, Portsmouth Marine Society
No. 23: Gosport Remembered:
The Last Village at the Isles of Shoals
Edited by Peter E. Randall and Maryellen Burke, Ph.D.
OUT OF PRINT
Heavy Weather Whaling, Portsmouth Marine Society
No. 24: Heavy Weather and Hard Luck: Portsmouth Goes Whaling
by Kenneth R. Martin
25-albacore
No. 25: U.S.S. Albacore: Forerunner of the Future
by Robert Largess & James Mandelblatt

Do Your Job, Portsmouth Marine Society
No. 26: “Do Your Job!” An Illustrated Bicentennial History of the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, 1800-2000
by Richard E. Winslow III
Jenny Lind, Nightingale, Portsmouth Marine Society
No. 27: Jenny Lind and the Clipper Nightingale Figurehead
by Karl-Eric Svärdskog
Heyday in Shipbuilding, Portsmouth Marine Society
No. 28: Portsmouth’s Heyday in Shipbuilding
by Gertrude M. Pickett

Just Rye Harbor, Portsmouth Marine Society
No. 29: Just Rye Harbor: An Appreciation and History
by Thomas and Rosemary Clarie / edited by Peter Randall
Friendly Edifices, Lighthouses, Portsmouth Marine Society
No. 30: Friendly Edifices: Piscataqua Lighthouses and other Aids to Navigation 1771-1939
Jane Molloy Porter
Maritime Portsmouth, The Sawtelle Collection, Portsmouth Marine Society
No. 31: Maritime Portsmouth: The Sawtelle Collection
edited by Richard M. Candee, appreciations by J. Dennis Robinson

Under the Isles of Shoals, Smuttynose, Archaeology, Portsmouth Marine Society
No. 32: Under the Isles of Shoals: Archaeology and Discovery on Smuttynose Island
by J. Dennis Robinson
Diary of Portsmouth, Kittery and York Electric Railroad, Portsmouth Marine Society
No. 9:The Diary of the Portsmouth, Kittery, and York Electric Railroad
by John BardwellOUT OF PRINT