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Old Manchester [3 volumes]  Book I, A Picture Book; Book II, The Storytellers; Book III, Manchester Green, Adams, Milton K.; Tibeau, Anthony J. (photo reproductions)
1 Old Manchester [3 volumes] Book I, A Picture Book; Book II, The Storytellers; Book III, Manchester Green
Adams, Milton K.; Tibeau, Anthony J. (photo reproductions)

Manchester Historical Society 1997, First Edition. Near Fine; Softcover; Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 3 volumes, all paperbacks, all first editions. Book III SIGNED by the author. Book I shows short creases at bottom corner of cover. Otherwise Very Good. Books II and III, crisp, tight, unmarked. BONUS BOOK: Includes a Near Fine copy of Manchester Remembers: The Home Front at War 1941-1945. 28307 
Price: 56.66 USD
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The Nineteenth Century Parks of Hartford ; A Legacy to the Nation, Alexopoulos, John
2 The Nineteenth Century Parks of Hartford ; A Legacy to the Nation
Alexopoulos, John

Hartford Architectural Conservancy 1983, Very Good-; Softcover; Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 77 pages. A well-written history of the origins of Hartford's superlative park system, including Colt, Elizabeth, Goodwin, Keney, Bushnell, Pope, and Riverside Park with mention of the influences of Frederick Law Olmsted, Horace Bushnell, John Olmsted, Rev. Francis Goodwin, Charles Eliot, Samuel Colt, Charles Pond, and more. Fold-out maps, sketches, photographs. Clean, bright. Light rubbing on cover; spine. Some tarnish on gold cover. Back cover moderately rubbed.Page crisp, clean, unmarked. 27417 
Price: 27.00 USD
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The Town and City of Waterbury, Connecticut from the Aboriginal Period to the Year Eighteen Hundred and Ninety-five; Volume II only., Anderson, Joseph (editor); and Anna L. Ward
3 The Town and City of Waterbury, Connecticut from the Aboriginal Period to the Year Eighteen Hundred and Ninety-five; Volume II only.
Anderson, Joseph (editor); and Anna L. Ward

Price & Lee Company 1896, First Edition. Good+; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; New Haven, CT; Volume II only of 3 volume set. 559 pages, bound in black cloth; gilt lettering on spine.Over 75 illustrations of landmarks or infrastructure; about 45 portraits, including steel engravings. Moderate edge wear and shallow fraying at spine ends. Preliminary pages foxed; most internal pages free of foxing, but scattered foxing increasing toward later pages, especially margins of portraits. Retains a musty odor. Illustrations include: Benedict & Burnham Manufacturing, Holmes, Booth & Haydens; Plume & Atwood; Randolph & Clowes; Rogers & Brother; Scoville Manufacturing; Waterbury Brass; Waterbury Watch; Naugatuck River; Southeast View of Waterbury; the Green, Bank St.; West Main Street Bridge; Waterbury from the Abrigador; Cooke St. Reservoir; Naugatuck Railroad Station; Meriden Waterbury & Connecticut River RR station; Prichard Homestead; Old Cooke Homestead; Rose Hill Cottage, East Mill; West Milll; St. Margaret's School; many more. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; 3 volumes Series 28044 
Price: 47.70 USD
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Contributions to Geochronology in Connecticut, II, Armstrong, R. L.; Brookins, D. G.; Pressel, D. C.; Page, Lou Williams (editor)
4 Contributions to Geochronology in Connecticut, II
Armstrong, R. L.; Brookins, D. G.; Pressel, D. C.; Page, Lou Williams (editor)

State Geological and Natural History Survey of Connecticut 1980, -. Very Good+; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 40 pages, printed wraps, stapled binding. Hint of tanning; minor scuffing on back cover. Crisp, unmarked interior. ; Report of Investigations No. 10 Series 22654 
Price: 10.80 USD
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Historic Lebanon  Highlights of an Historic Town, Armstrong, Robert G.
5 Historic Lebanon Highlights of an Historic Town
Armstrong, Robert G.

First Congregational Church 1950, Near Fine; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 79 pages, bound in navy cloth. Bright and clean cover with light rubbing on edges. Firmly bound. INterior clean, bright; previous owner's name on front endpaper. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. 28043 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Constituents of the Universe, Atwood, John E.
6 Constituents of the Universe
Atwood, John E.

James Edward Friend 1897, First Edition. Very Good+; Hardcover; Narrow 8vo 8" to 9" tall; San Diego; 65 pages, bound in light reddish cloth with pictorial design on front. Printed at the Press of Frandzen, Bumgardner, and Co. Author presents the variables of space, time and motion as the three essential 'constituents' of the universe. Very clean and firmly bound. Cloth is bright with modest sunning & wear on spine. Interior clean, bright, unmarked. A few minor spots of foxing on preliminaries. A scarce book in original edition. Atwood's other writings include A Review of the Theory of Universal Gravitation, first published by Gould & Hutton in 1888. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. 27382 
Price: 178.20 USD
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Clockmakers and Craftsmen of the Avery Family in Connecticut, Avery, Amos G.
7 Clockmakers and Craftsmen of the Avery Family in Connecticut
Avery, Amos G.
0940748940 / 9780940748941
Connecticut Historical Society 1987, Second Printing. Very Good+; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 165 pp, bound in brown cloth. Illustrated with black & white photos. Clean cover, firmly bound; minor fading. Pristine interior; no names or markings. No jacket -- published without one. 30121 
Price: 18.00 USD
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8 Five Discourses on the Truth and Inspiration of the Bible. Particularly designed for the benefit of youth. By Charles Backus, Pastor of a church in Somers
Backus, Charles

Hudson & Goodwin 1797, -. Good; Hardcover; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; Hartford, CT; 173 pages, bound in leather quarter cloth over thick card covers; octodecimo. Five compartments on spine with gilt rules; gilt title. Boards scuffed, paper cover peeled & chipped away on front. Head of spine & corners chipped & worn, moderate soil. Spine peeling; gilt title partially worn away. Firmly bound. Endpapers stained & foxed. Light to moderate foxing throughout. Previous owner's name -- Daniel Seamans -- written on blank preliminary. Provenance unknown although several persons of that name resided in southern Massachusetts in the early 19th century. Text quite legible; no page tears or creases. Charles Backus was born in Norwich (Franklin) in 1749, a descendant of William Backus of Old Saybrook. After graduating from Yale in 1769 he studied theology under Dr. Hart of Preston and in 1774 became Pastor of the the Congregational Church in Somers, Connecticut where he remained until his death in 1803. While there, Backus established an informal divinity school, trained nearly 50 ministers and theologians, and published numerous sermons as well as a history of the town of Somers. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Packaged with care. 22660 
Price: 110.70 USD
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9 THE CONNECTICUT RIVER and the Valley of the Connecticut, Three Hundred and Fifty Miles from Mountain to Sea
Bacon, Edwin M.

G. P. Putnam's Sons 1907, Second Printing. Good+; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Ex-Library; 487 pages, bound in navy blue cloth, with gilt lettering and paste-on pictorial on front cover; top edge gilt. 95 illustrations including frontis with tissue guard. Fold-out map of Connecticut River at rear. Clean cover with moderate edge wear; fraying at ends of spine, corner tips bumped. Solid binding. Gilt lettering bright and intact. Typical library markings with numbers on spine; card pocket, withdrawn stamp. Interior very clean and bright. Color folding map of the Connecticut River crisp and intact, although shows an additional crease or two. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. 25882 
Price: 31.50 USD
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The Connecticut River Valley in King Philip's War, Bacon, Edwin M.; Lodi, Edward (Editor)
10 The Connecticut River Valley in King Philip's War
Bacon, Edwin M.; Lodi, Edward (Editor)
1934400084 / 9781934400081
Rock Village Publishing 2008, Fine; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 109 pages, in purple printed wraps. SIGNED by the editor, Edward Lodi. Crisp, clean, tight. ; Signed by Editor 28479 
Price: 18.86 USD
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Connecticut Historical Collections  Containing a General Collection of Interesting Facts, Traditions, Biographical Sketches, Anecdotes, &c. Relating ... in Connecticut with Geographical Descriptions, Barber, John Warner
11 Connecticut Historical Collections Containing a General Collection of Interesting Facts, Traditions, Biographical Sketches, Anecdotes, &c. Relating ... in Connecticut with Geographical Descriptions
Barber, John Warner
0939883058 / 9780939883059
Bibliopola Press 1999, Facsimile Reprint. Fine; Softcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Storrs, CT; 560 pp in wraps. Small fold-out map of Connecticut. Crisp, tight, appears as new and unread. No names or markings. 29551 
Price: 15.30 USD
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The Charter of Connecticut  A Study, Bates, Albert Carlos
12 The Charter of Connecticut A Study
Bates, Albert Carlos

Connecticut Historical Society 1932, First Edition. Very Good+; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 72 pages bound in blue paper cover. Light tanning on edges of cover. Interior crisp, unmarked. ; 20950 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Historic Ledyard Volume II: Ledyard Center [CT], Bell, Janice Whitman;  and Carolyn E. Smith
13 Historic Ledyard Volume II: Ledyard Center [CT]
Bell, Janice Whitman; and Carolyn E. Smith

Ledyard Historical Society 1987, Very Good; Plastic comb binding; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Softcover. 192 pp.; photos, fold-out map. Cover shows light foxing (little brown speckles). Interior crisp, clean, unmarked. Throughly researched history of Ledyard Village (Volume II in 6 volume series). 29514 
Price: 17.96 USD
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Plainfield Transformed:  Three Centuries of Life in a Connecticut Town 1699-1999, Bickford, Christopher P.
14 Plainfield Transformed: Three Centuries of Life in a Connecticut Town 1699-1999
Bickford, Christopher P.

Plainfield Historical Society 1999, Limited Edition. Good+; Softcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 166 pages in wraps. Limited edition, #811 of 1000 printed. Good-only book. Clean, bright cover; firm binding. Short creases on corner and short tear on back cover; edge wear. Pages clean, unmarked.; 29948 
Price: 31.50 USD
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The Puerto Rican Experience in Willimantic, Boujouen, Norma; Newton, James R.
15 The Puerto Rican Experience in Willimantic
Boujouen, Norma; Newton, James R.

Connecticut Humanities Council c. 1983, First Edition. Very Good-; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 106 p in stapled wraps. Sponsored by the Windham Regional Community Council. Cover has 3/8" tear top edge & corner crease on back cover Spine slightly faded. Interior clean, unmarked. Survey study of the history and evolution of the Puerto Rican community in Willimantic. ; 20996 
Price: 27.00 USD
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