Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast - Samuel Adams Drake. This book contains fascinating historical vignettes about places along the New England coast. Some chapter heading include: New England of the Ancients; Mount Desert Island; Christmas on Mount Desert; Castine; Pemaquid Point; Monhegan Island; From Wells to York; Agamenticus, the Ancient City; At Kittery Point, Maine; The Isles of Shoals; Newcastle and Neighborhood; Salem Village, and '92; A Walk to Witch Hill; Marblehead; Plymouth; Plymouth, Clark's Island and Duxbury; Provincetown; Nantucket; Newport of Aquideck; Picturesque Newport; The French at Newport; Newport Cemeteries; To Mount Hope, and Beyond; New London and Norwich; Saybrook. The text is profusely illustrated with nearly 300 engravings of people and places. Drake was a popular historian of the nineteenth century with many books to his credit. (1875), 2008, 5½x8½, paper, index, 460 pp.