Art & Photography

The island really shines in these gorgeous art and photography books.

SKU: 9780961298432

by the Nantucket Conservation Foundatio, June 2013

This beautiful oversized, full-color hardcover book celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of the NCF, showcasing their nationally recognized conservation efforts with gorgeous photographs of our beautiful island. A must-have keepsake to treasure.

SKU: 9789910005077

by Margaret Hallowell

June 2013

"The Dogs of Nantucket" is a beautiful collection of Islander's Favorite Furry Friends, benefitting the Nantucket Safe Harbor for Animals Shelter. Peggy Hallowell collected submissions from far and wide, resulting in a wonderful hardcover book that is a must for every animal lover on the island.

Two of our favorite communty members have just released a beautiful book of artwork - Lynn Zimmerman did a wonderful job compiling her husband George's work. It's a must for your collection. 

Nantucket Cover Image
By Cary Hazlegrove, David Michaelis (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781596525665
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Published: Turner - March 20th, 2010

Nantucket Island, off coastal New England, has always been a cherished vacation destination. On a given summer day the population swells to more than forty thousand people. The summer months bring a steady stream of visitors who flock to the extraordinary beauty and history of Nantucket's shores, its clear skies, and its southwest breezes.

Simply Nantucket Cover Image
By Laura Hurwitz, Amanda Lumry (Photographer), Loren Wengerd (Photographer)
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ISBN: 9780974841199
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Published: Eaglemont Press - June 1st, 2006

Described as the place that time forgot, the city and island of Nantucket is a summer vacation destination without equal. Surrounded by 82 miles of white sandy beaches, Nantucket boasts an ecological abundance and reverence to the past that is rivaled only by its sense of community and tradition.

Nantucket Portrait: Fun & Games with the Super Rich...the Birth of Hard-Edge Realism Cover Image
ISBN: 9780764331121
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Published: Schiffer Publishing - July 29th, 2008

Jim Cromartie first came to Nantucket as a college student, but for the past 35 years he has called the island home. As a young artist, his major patron was the late Nelson Rockefeller, who introduced him to the world of art and started him on the path to becoming a major realistic painter at a time when abstract art was the norm.

Nantucket Impressions Cover Image
ISBN: 9780393010107
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Published: Robert Gambee - September 17th, 2001

Nantucket is a favorite vacation destination for Americans. This new book captures all of the beauty of the island with over 500 rich color plates. It is Robert Gambee's fourth photography book on Nantucket--filled with images of boats, beaches, downtown scenes, private homes, moors, and more.

Nantucket: Island Living Cover Image
By Leslie Linsley, Terry Pommett (Photographer)
ISBN: 9781584797234
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Published: Stewart, Tabori, & Chang - October 1st, 2008

Imagine a place of unspoiled beaches, windswept dunes, and dramatic natural beauty. A place free of traffic lights and blaring commercial come-ons. A place whose rich historical heritage is visible everywhere--from the antiques-shop windows filled with handmade baskets and scrimshawed ivories to the spare, shingle-clad houses that coexist harmoniously with the surrounding land- and seascapes.

Nantucket: Portrait of an American Town Cover Image
ISBN: 9780981582801
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Published: Windcliff Press - May 1st, 2009

Twenty years ago, Nantucket had roughly four thousand year-round residents; now islanders number closer to 10,000, with summer enticing thousands of additional visitors. In the process, they have transformed the landscape, the sensibility, even the landmarks once taken for granted.

SKU: 9780615673011

A gorgeous new book with a linen cover and full color photos throughout. A perfect gift and a must for every coffee table on the island this summer!


Nantucket Autos Cover Image
ISBN: 9780578108698
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Published: Bolder Books - July 1st, 2012

"Like many things about Nantucket, the unique collection of cars and trucks on the island have a charm that's all their own. From antique cars like a 1928 Ford Model A, to modern custom built off-roaders, Nantucket Autos is a photographic journey through Nantucket's car culture.

Picturing Nantucket: An Art History of the Island with Paintings from the Collection of the Nantucket Historical Association Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781882201020
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Published: Mystic Seaport Museum - January 1st, 2000

SKU: 9780960734009

A beautiful production of the Nantucket Historical Association, this book gives a wonderful overview of the history of art on the island.

SKU: x5778

by Kerry Hallam

Nantucket: An Island Sketchbook Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780965088503
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Published: Winter Harbor Press - May 1st, 1996