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A History of Lake Waramaug, Harwood, Mary
121 A History of Lake Waramaug
Harwood, Mary

Lake Waramaug Association 2010, Second Printing. Near Fine; Softcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 192 pp. in pictorial wraps. Illustrated with black & white photos; maps at back of book. About Fine book, bright, crisp, tight. Hint of shelf rubbing on cover. Pristine pages, no names or markings ISBN 0965343103. 30399 
Price: 52.20 USD
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Poets of New London [Connecticut]; An Anthology, Harwood, Pliny Leroy; Rowena Mossette Harwood, (eds).
122 Poets of New London [Connecticut]; An Anthology
Harwood, Pliny Leroy; Rowena Mossette Harwood, (eds).

Self-Published 1933, Limited Edition. Very Good+; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; SIGNED Limited Edition, #221 of 500 copies. Signed by editors Pliny Leroy Harwood and Rowena Mossette Harwood. 163 pp, bound in plain thick card boards with cloth backed spine. Poems from 45 poets of New London Connecticut. Includes John Alsop, Dorothy Lathrop Beedy, Mary Gardner Brainard, Alice Learned Bunner, Frances Manwaring Caulkins, Thomas Huntington Chappell, Ruth Irving Conner, Joanna Bursley Dimock, Helen Earle Gilbert, Daniel Huntington, George Parsons Lathrop, Walter Learned, Beatrice Cameron Mansfield, Olin Winfield Page, Edith Matilda Thomas, Roger Wolcott, and many more. Includes a brief biography of each poet. Tightly bound book; cover lightly frayed at head of spine; tanning on boards. Pages clean, unmarked; lightly tanned. 30243 
Price: 27.00 USD
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Noose and Collar:  The Story of the Rockland Murder, Madison, Connecticut, Helander, Joel E.
123 Noose and Collar: The Story of the Rockland Murder, Madison, Connecticut
Helander, Joel E.
0935600078 / 9780935600070
Joel E. Helander 1979, Very Good; Softcover; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 89 p in stapled wraps. Bright cover; solid binding. Back cover shows hint of soil. Pages crisp, clean. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. Illustrated. In 1878 Mary Stannard's vicious murder shook the community of Madison, Connecticut. Scarce book. 30552 
Price: 61.20 USD
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The History of the Catholic Church in Bloomfield, Connecticut, Hesketh, Frederick A.
124 The History of the Catholic Church in Bloomfield, Connecticut
Hesketh, Frederick A.
1879816997 / 9781879816992
A Sacred Heart Church Publication Signed by Author Good+; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; SIGNED by author with personalized inscription. 243 pages, write printed wraps. Bright, clean, and tight. Back cover shows a few dings and dimples. 27735 
Price: 26.87 USD
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Memories of a Noank Boy, Hewitt, George Wilcox
125 Memories of a Noank Boy
Hewitt, George Wilcox

The Groton Public Library 1991, Very Good; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 134 pages, bound in white pictorial wraps. Black & white photos. George Hewitt's memories of his boyhood Noank before the 1938 hurricane, when fishing and lobstering were the backbone of the community. Firmly bound book; cover shows light wear and light soil. Interior crisp, clean, unmarked. 28783 
Price: 18.86 USD
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Poquonnock Bridge Baptist Church 1856-2004 Our Story, Hiller, Catherine C.
126 Poquonnock Bridge Baptist Church 1856-2004 Our Story
Hiller, Catherine C.

2005, -. Near Fine; Softcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 80 pages, pictorial cover; illustrated. Bright clean cover; minor dimple near top edge (possibly from paperclip). Pristine interior. No names or markings. No publishing information provided.; 22532 
Price: 19.76 USD
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Erastus Hodges, 1781-1847:  Connecticut Manufacturer, Merchant and Entrepreneur, Hodges, Thoedore B.
127 Erastus Hodges, 1781-1847: Connecticut Manufacturer, Merchant and Entrepreneur
Hodges, Thoedore B.
0914659685 / 9780914659686
Phoenix Pub 1994, First Edition. Fine in Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Limited first edition of 1000 copies. 360 pages, bound in dark red cloth. Crisp, clean, tight, unmarked. In crisp jacket, protected by fresh mylar sleeve. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. 28098 
Price: 31.50 USD
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Green Sprigs from the Emerald Isle:  Paddy and Bridget Stories in 19th Century Connecticut Newspapers, Hogan, Neil
128 Green Sprigs from the Emerald Isle: Paddy and Bridget Stories in 19th Century Connecticut Newspapers
Hogan, Neil

Connecticut Irish-American Historical Society 1994, Near Fine; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Crisp, clean, tight. FINE but for "Oct. 1994" written inside front cover. 27459 
Price: 17.33 USD
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History of Niagara Steam Fire Engine Co. No. 1. [New London, Connecticut], Holloway, Charlotte Molyneux
129 History of Niagara Steam Fire Engine Co. No. 1. [New London, Connecticut]
Holloway, Charlotte Molyneux

Bingham Paper Box Co., Printers 1900, -. Very Good+; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; New London, CT; 95 pages, bound in dark brown cloth with gilt lettering; dark green-blue coated endpapers. 10 full page photos (mostly portraits of company officers), including frontispiece portrait of members of Niagara Engine Co. in 1900. Photo of Steamer Metropolitan (in use in 1900) and drawing of a Hand Engine. Very scarce, only one copy listed on worldcat. Well-preserved book, firmly bound. Clean cover, color slightly uneven, bright gilt; light wear extremities. Interior clean, unmarked. Blank flypages browned. Sub-titled: From Reorganization in 1850 to 1900; also The Sketch of the Organization from the beginning of the Fire Department in 1768, to its relinquishment of its name of Washington Engine Co., No. 1, for that of Niagara Engine Co. No. 1. Contents are quite interesting, including establishment of the Company, narratives of fire events, stories of comaraderie and mutual aid; squabbles and competition between fire companies; 50th anniversary celebration menu. Lists of note to researchers and genealogists: roster of Washington Engine Co.; roster of Niagara Engine Co. before 1850; officers, engineers and assistants; Members Who Enlisted in the Civil War; Active Members and Honorary Roll (1900); 25 page Record of Fires in New London Since 1850. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. 27842 
Price: 178.20 USD
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The Spanish Ship Case A Troublesome Episode for Connecticut 1752 - 1758. Tercentenary Commission of the State of Connecticut. No.XXV., Hooker, Roland Mather
130 The Spanish Ship Case A Troublesome Episode for Connecticut 1752 - 1758. Tercentenary Commission of the State of Connecticut. No.XXV.
Hooker, Roland Mather

Yale University Press 1934, First Edition. Good+; Softcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 34 pp. in blue printed wraps. Corner of cover chipped. 30258 
Price: 13.50 USD
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1776 Farmington Bicentennial; A Portfolio of Sketches by William W. Hoppin, with accompanying commentary by Lydia B. Hewes, Hoppin, William W. (artist); Hewes, Lydia B. (author)
131 1776 Farmington Bicentennial; A Portfolio of Sketches by William W. Hoppin, with accompanying commentary by Lydia B. Hewes
Hoppin, William W. (artist); Hewes, Lydia B. (author)

Village Library Farmington, Connecticut 1976, Limited Edition. Near Fine; Softcover; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 12 sketches of Farmington landscapes by artist William W. Hopping, with booklet containingLydia B. Hewes' commentary on each drawing. All in blue card portfolio. One of 1000 copies printed. All 12 sketches present, including: The Old Cemetery; Lawton Minor Fuel Co. Old Mill, Unionville; Congregational Church 1771; Old Gate; Redstone Bridge, Meadow Road; West District School 1792; Details of Standley-Whitman House HIgh Street; Deming-Lewis House Main Street; Main House Miss Porter's School; Old Grist Mill Farmington River; Indian Monument Riverside Cemetery; and The Academy Church Street. Portfolio shows some wear and creasing. Booklet and prints quite clean, crisp. One print has a slight tinge of tanning on one ege. Else Fine. 28303 
Price: 38.66 USD
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By Their Markers Ye Shall Know Them  A Chronicle of the History and Restorations of Hartford's Ancient Burying Ground, Hosley, William; Holcombe, Shepherd M., Sr.
132 By Their Markers Ye Shall Know Them A Chronicle of the History and Restorations of Hartford's Ancient Burying Ground
Hosley, William; Holcombe, Shepherd M., Sr.
0964076217 / 9780964076211
Ancient Burying Ground Assn 1994, Very Good+; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 173 pages. Firmly bound; cover shows modest wear on edges; interior clean and unmarked. Includes names & epitaphs of persons buried in Hartford's Ancient Burying Ground, select biographies, discussion of gravestone restoration. Includes full size map of the Ancient Burying Ground with numbers showing placement of gravestones and list of names with number assignments. 26543 
Price: 26.96 USD
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Covered Bridges of Connecticut: A Guide, Howard, Andrew R
133 Covered Bridges of Connecticut: A Guide
Howard, Andrew R
0940310023 / 9780940310025
Village Press 1985, First Printing. Fine; Softcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Unionville, CT; 41 pages, bound in blue laid pictorial paper. Bright, clean, tight and unmarked. Illustrated. Features the three remaining covered bridges in Connecticut (in Kent, Cornwall, and Colchester), their history and design. 29023 
Price: 10.80 USD
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Men of Iron, Forbes & Adam, Howell, Kenneth T.; and Einar W. Carlson
134 Men of Iron, Forbes & Adam
Howell, Kenneth T.; and Einar W. Carlson

Pocketknife Press 1980, First Edition. Signed by Author Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; SIGNED by the author on front free endpaper. Includes fold-out Colonial Map of Blackberry River in East Canaan marking the sites of private homes, the Forbes Cemetery, Blast Furnaces Seymour Iron Works, grist mill, saw mill, river dams. 157 pages, green hard cover binding. Clean, tight cover; sharp corners; firmly bound. Endpapers and map show light foxing. Brief gift notation to previous owner on front fixed endpaper. Interior pages crisp, clean, unmarked. Jacket lightly foxed, light edge wear. Sequel to Empire Over the Dam, the history of water-powered industries including iron furnaces, marble quarries and sawmills in the northwest corner of Connecticut. Men of Iron, Forbes & Adam builds upon that history with detailed accounting of the iron making enterprise of the Forbes & Adam partnership. ; Signed by Author 29379 
Price: 34.20 USD
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The Valley and Its Peoples:  An Illustrated History of the Lower Merrimack, Hudon, Paul
135 The Valley and Its Peoples: An Illustrated History of the Lower Merrimack
Hudon, Paul
0897810473 / 9780897810470
Fine; Softcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Windsor Publications; 1988; Sponsored by the Merrimack Valley Textile Museum. 144 pages paperback edition. Illustrated. Just a trace of shelf wear. Crisp, unmarked. ; 16881 
Price: 7.50 USD
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