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The Clay Courts of Norwich   A History of Public Tennis Court Facilities in Norwich, Connecticut, Armstrong, Steve
1 The Clay Courts of Norwich A History of Public Tennis Court Facilities in Norwich, Connecticut
Armstrong, Steve
0682401846 / 9780682401845
Exposition Press 1985, First Edition. Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 182 pages. Crisp, clean, tight, unmarked. In jacket with light edge wear, one short tear. 29462 
Price: 31.50 USD
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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
2 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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Records and Papers of the New London County Historical Society. Part I. Volume I, Collier, Thomas S. (Secretary)
3 Records and Papers of the New London County Historical Society. Part I. Volume I
Collier, Thomas S. (Secretary)

New London County Historical Society 1890, -. Fair; Softcover; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; New London, CT; 128 pages, gray printed paper covers; stapled binding. Illustrated, engraved portraits. First publication of the New London County Historical Society. List of members, officers, by-laws, historical sketch. Brief biographies of late,distinguished countrymen including Lafayette S. Foster, Ashbel Woodward, Rev. Thomas Leffingwell Shipman, William H. Starr, William H. Potter, Captain Richard Law. Biographical sketch of Frances Manwaring Caulkins, partial bibliography of her writings, samples of her poetry. Bibliography of Ashbel Woodward's writings. Historical account of New London and the War of 1812 by Rev. Edward Woolsey Bacon. Covers and backstrip chipped & torn; mended with clear tape along spine. Interior pages are clean & unmarked. Several leaves are unopened (top edge uncut). ; 21594 
Price: 15.80 USD
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Deacon Otis' Library, Jenkins, Robert E.
4 Deacon Otis' Library
Jenkins, Robert E.

Franklin Impressions 2000, Near Fine; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 150 pages in pictorial wraps. Tight binding, clean cover. Hint of edge wear. Interior crisp, unmarked. History of the Otis Library, Norwich, Connecticut. 24810 
Price: 14.40 USD
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The United Workers of Norwich  A history of one hundred years of community service, Kellogg, Luella Sampson
5 The United Workers of Norwich A history of one hundred years of community service
Kellogg, Luella Sampson

Word Guild 1978, -. Very Good-; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 137 pages, in wraps. Blue printed cover scuffed; several short creases. Inteior clean, unmarked. Solid binding. History of the United Workers of Norwich, established in 1877, and its growth as a charitable organization with services in the RookNook Home, Sewing Schook, Visting Nurse, Nursing Mothers' Classes, Thrift Shop, Traveler's Aid, Girls' Clubs, Flower Mission, Public Health Clinics, and much more. 24057 
Price: 25.88 USD
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Giuseppe --- only in America, Levanto, Joseph & Cody McKeon
6 Giuseppe --- only in America
Levanto, Joseph & Cody McKeon
0972552901 / 9780972552905
Levanto Publishing 2002, Very Good-; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Moderate shelf ubbing on front cover; short corner crease. Firm binding. Crisp, clean, unmarked interior. 28246 
Price: 13.50 USD
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The Asylum:  Reflections of the Norwich State Mental Hospital  2008 - 2010, McClure, Peter Buckley; Denise L. Gadreau
7 The Asylum: Reflections of the Norwich State Mental Hospital 2008 - 2010
McClure, Peter Buckley; Denise L. Gadreau
1461192382 / 9781461192381
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform 2011, Fine; Softcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 77 pp., in pictorial wraps. Color photography. Photo journal documenting the decrepit buildings and grounds of the Norwich State Mental Hospital, Preston, Connecticut. (Buildings were razed in 2015). About Fine book. Crisp, clean, tight, unmarked. One tiny dimple on back cover. 30001 
Price: 14.40 USD
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Flood Pictures of Eastern Connecticut 1936  March 12, 13, and 14, Norwich Bulletin Photographers
8 Flood Pictures of Eastern Connecticut 1936 March 12, 13, and 14
Norwich Bulletin Photographers

Norwich Bulletin 1936, Very Good-; Softcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Flood pictures taken by Norwich Bulletin photographers during the Hurricane Flood of 1936 on March 12, 13 and 14 only (NOT 17,18,19, 20). Photos of flood damage in towns near the Shetucket, Yantic, Natchaug and Quinnebaug Rivers. Plain printed covers with stapled binding. 31 black & white photos. Covers lightly soiled; small stain on back. Photos clean, unmarked; pages yellowed. 29222 
Price: 31.46 USD
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Argus 1983: Norwich Regional Vocational Technical School Yearbook, Nowakowski, Sally; Petrowski, Kim. (eds.)
9 Argus 1983: Norwich Regional Vocational Technical School Yearbook
Nowakowski, Sally; Petrowski, Kim. (eds.)

Norwich Regional Technical School 1983, -. Very Good-; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Norwich, CT; 163 pages, bound in leatherette with gold lettering & design. Clean, bright cover, tight binding; wear along front hinge. Interior crisp, free of names or markings. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Packaged with care. 24622 
Price: 31.50 USD
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Alleyways [Norwich, CT], Rosiene, Alan I.
10 Alleyways [Norwich, CT]
Rosiene, Alan I.

A. Rosiene 1982, First Edition. Near Fine; Softcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Unpaginated in wraps. SIGNED & inscribed by the author. Faint smudging on back cover. Else fine. Prose/poetry & 15 original lithographic drawings depicting alleyways and urban passages between the old buildings & residences along Main St. , Broadway, Thames St, and Franklin St. In downtown Norwich Connecticut. Calligraphy by Harriet M. Rosiene. We also have an unsigned copy in VG condition.; 10242 
Price: 26.96 USD
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Bill Stanley's Once Upon A Time [Book I], Stanley, Bill
11 Bill Stanley's Once Upon A Time [Book I]
Stanley, Bill

Bill Stanley Books 1993, Second Edition. Very Good+; Softcover; Folio 13" - 23" tall; Norwich, CT; 105 pages, bound in illustrated thick paper covers. Stories both historical and anecdotal, capture the highlights of Norwich region's past. Hundreds of black & white photographs document Norwich's commercial, industrial & architectural history. Bright clean cover; short corner crease. Minor dimpling on rear cover. Interior pristine; no names or markings. We also have a copy of Once Upon a Time Volume II; an entire 3 volume Once Upon a Time set; and The Faith Jennings Collection. 29842 
Price: 31.50 USD
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Bill Stanley's Once Upon A Time: Book II, Stanley, Bill
12 Bill Stanley's Once Upon A Time: Book II
Stanley, Bill

Bill Stanley Books 1994, Reprint. Very Good+; Softcover; Folio 13" - 23" tall; Norwich, CT; 105 pages, bound in illustrated wraps. Stories both historical and anecdotal, capture the highlights of Norwich region's past. Hundreds of black & white photographs document the commercial, industrial, & architectural history. Bright cover, firm binding. Small abrasion on back cover. Interior clean, pages somewhat yellowed, no names or markings. 28982 
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Bill Stanley's Once Upon A Time: Books I, II, & III, Stanley, Bill
13 Bill Stanley's Once Upon A Time: Books I, II, & III
Stanley, Bill

Franklin Impressions 1994, Very Good+; Softcover; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 3 Folios of Stanley's local history of Norwich Connecticut. In stapled wraps; illustrated. Each volume 104 p. Condition Good to Near Fine. Book I cover shows light soil, some dimpling and creasing near bottom edge; two short tears. Books II and III are both Near Fine with just a hint of shelf rubbing. All three books show crisp, clean interiors.. Book I, 1994, 4th ed. Book II, 1994, reprint. Book III, 1997, 1st edition. 28406 
Price: 83.66 USD
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The Norwich Historical Society's The 9-Mile Square, Stanley, Bill
14 The Norwich Historical Society's The 9-Mile Square
Stanley, Bill
0977415201 / 9780977415205
Norwich Historical Society/ Bill Stanley Books 2005, Signed by Author Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Hardcover; Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tall; Includes BONUS BOOK; see below. The 9-Mile Square signed and inscribed by Bill Stanley ("To Kim"). 408 pages, bound in light brown cloth. Profusely illustrated with black & white photos. Very clean cover; binding firm; corners sharp. Shows modest shelf wear at base of spine. Interior crisp and clean. Jacket has some scratches; shallow tear & short crease on back edge. Bill Stanley's seventh book covers the history of the 9 Mile Square, the 82 square miles that was deeded to European settlers by the embattled Mohegan tribe as a reward for help in their battles with the Narragansetts. The town was first known as Mohegan, but became incorporated as Norwich in 1659. Includes BONUS BOOK: Norwich -- The Rose of New England Post Card Book; 68 page oblong paperback; over 200 photographs of postcards depicting scenes in the Norwich region of Connecticut. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Signed by Author 28184 
Price: 40.50 USD
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Edward Chappell Co.'s Cook Book; Wholeome Cooking without Waste, Tanty, Francois
15 Edward Chappell Co.'s Cook Book; Wholeome Cooking without Waste
Tanty, Francois

Rand Mcnally & Company 1910, Good+; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 32 pp, pamplet format. No publication date given. An adaptation of Francois Tanty's La Cuisine Francais: French Cooking for Every Home. Wholeome Cooking without Waste, bound in promotional cover as "Edward Chappell Co.'s Cook Book"; Edward Chappell Co., Norwich, Connecticut. Light creasing and light soil on cover. Tears at ends of spine fold. Pages clean, unmarked. 30254 
Price: 27.00 USD
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