Wellfleet and Cape Cod Books

We always have in stock classic and contemporary books about Wellfleet and the Outer Cape. Here are a few of our favorites.

Henry Beston
The Outermost House: A Year of Life on the Great Beach of Cape Cod

A chronicle of a solitary year spent on a Cape Cod beach, The Outermost House has long been recognized as a classic of American nature writing. 
Paperback, $17.99

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Robert Finch
The Outer Beach: A Thousand-Mile Walk on Cape Cod's Atlantic Shore

The Cape has provided inspiration for some of the best nature writing this country has produced Wellfleet's Robert Finch has continued that grand tradition.  Thiscollection of almost half a century of his musings on the Great Beach should be required reading for all who love the Cape. 
Paperback, $16.95

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Daniel Lombardo
Wellfleet: A Cape Cod Village

Largely told through old photos, this is the History of our town and its evolution from a quiet fishing village to an internationally famous destination for artists, writers, scientists, nature lovers and, yes, still fishermen.  
Paperback, $21.99

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Daniel Lombardo
Wellfleet, Then & Now

A second volume of local history told through images, contrasting historic Wellfleet scenes with current views of the same location.
Paperback, $19.99

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Dorothy Sterling
The Outer Lands: A Natural History Guide to Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, Block Island, and Long Island

“An extraordinary achievement in natural history and science. But it’s so artfully written you forget it’s a scientific treatise and find yourself reading it with sheer pleasure.” — Provincetown Advocate
Paperback, $19.95

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