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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)
121 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: 40.46 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.
122 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
123 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
124 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: 40.50 USD
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The Houses and History of Chester, Hull, Cary S. (editor)
125 The Houses and History of Chester
Hull, Cary S. (editor)

Chester Historical Society 1984, Revised Edition. Near Fine; Softcover; Oblong 24mo 5" - 6" tall; Chester, CT; 151 pages bound in pictorial wraps. Black & white photos. Illustrated history of homes & historical landmarks of Chester, CT. Bright and clean. Cover shows a short, light corner crease. Pages crisp, clean, unmarked. 29270 
Price: 18.86 USD
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stageblue (Stage Blue Commemorative Book Yale School of Drama), Iino, Catherine; O'Neill, Matthew; Overett, Adam
126 stageblue (Stage Blue Commemorative Book Yale School of Drama)
Iino, Catherine; O'Neill, Matthew; Overett, Adam

Yale University Press 2000, -. Near Fine; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 88 pages, bound in blue cloth with decorative 'Y' design on front cover. Clean & bright with mild shelf wear. Interior crisp. Book published to accompany Stage Blue festivities held in New York and Los Angeles, commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Yale Dramatic Association, the 75th anniversary of the Yale School of Drama and the tercenteniary of Yale University. One hundred nicely illustrated entries showcasing the impact of Yale students, graduates & faculty upon the entertainment industry. From Meryl Streep to Ed Norton, Oliver Stone to Henry David Hwang, Eli Kazan to Julie Harris, Angela Bassett to Jodie Foster, Yale is associated with outsized talent and successful producers, actors, writers, and critics of stage and screen. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Packaged with care. 23780 
Price: 17.37 USD
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Norwich -- The Rose of New England -- Post Card Book, Impressions, Franklin
127 Norwich -- The Rose of New England -- Post Card Book
Impressions, Franklin

Franklin Impressions 1988, -. Near Fine; Softcover; Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tall; Norwich, CT; 68 pages, pictorial card covers; stapled binding. Over 200 photographs of vintage post cards from the collection of the Slater Memorial Museum. Norwich Connecticut, History. Post Card Collectibles. Crisp clean and unmarked. Light rubbing on back cover. 23490 
Price: 17.87 USD
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Enfield 1950-1980 [CT] (Images of America), James M.  Malley
128 Enfield 1950-1980 [CT] (Images of America)
James M. Malley
0738511587 / 9780738511580
Arcadia Publishing 2003, First Printing. Near Fine; Softcover; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Crisp, clean, tight, unmarked. Faint shelf wear.Pictorial history of Enfield Connecticut. 28505 
Price: 10.80 USD
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As We Were on the Valley Shore:  An Informal Pictorial History of Sixteen Connecticut Towns, James W. Miller; Priscilla W. Dundon, editors.
129 As We Were on the Valley Shore: An Informal Pictorial History of Sixteen Connecticut Towns
James W. Miller; Priscilla W. Dundon, editors.

Shore Line Times Company 1976, Very Good; Softcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 416 pages, in pictorial wraps. Illustrated with black & white photos. Clean cover with light shelf wear; some scuffing. Price inked over at top corner tip. Tightly bound. Interior crisp, clean, unmarked. 29396 
Price: 31.46 USD
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Broad Street Blues; A Reader in Radical Discipleship:   Reflections and Articles from St. Francis House TROUBADOUR 1999-2010, Jarrett, Emmett; and Sarah Jarrett
130 Broad Street Blues; A Reader in Radical Discipleship: Reflections and Articles from St. Francis House TROUBADOUR 1999-2010
Jarrett, Emmett; and Sarah Jarrett
0615397581 / 9780615397580
Jubilee Pubications/ St. Francis House 2010, Fine; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Crisp, clean, tight, unmarked. Appears as new. 29684 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Deacon Otis' Library, Jenkins, Robert E.
131 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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Mystic Families and More Memories of a Native, Jensen, Barbara Neff
132 Mystic Families and More Memories of a Native
Jensen, Barbara Neff

Groton Public Library & Information Center 1990, Signed by Author Very Good-; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; SIGNED by author. 218 pages in wraps. Illustrated. Cover shows light soil and shelf rubbing. Solid binding. Interior crisp, clean. Author's memories of Mystic characters such as the Wilcox family, Dr. Thurman P. Maine, Llewelyn E. Kinney, Justin Denison, Lydia Noyes Morgan, George E. Tingley and more. ; Signed by Author 28276 
Price: 26.96 USD
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Things Remembered [Lyme Connecticut], Jewett, Doris "Doad" Reynolds; Hiram P. Maxim (editor)
133 Things Remembered [Lyme Connecticut]
Jewett, Doris "Doad" Reynolds; Hiram P. Maxim (editor)

Lyme Public Hall Association 2006, Second Printing. Very Good-; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 64 pages, in pictorial wraps. Black and white photographs. Doris Jewett's reminiscences of growing up in Lyme Connecticut. Light finger soil on cover. Pages clean, unmarked. 29381 
Price: 31.46 USD
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Musical Memories of Hartford  Drawn from Records Public and Private, Johnson, Frances Hall
134 Musical Memories of Hartford Drawn from Records Public and Private
Johnson, Frances Hall

Witkower's 1931, First Edition. Near Fine in Good dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 313 pages, bound in full blue cloth; uncut edges (in fact a few leaves are unopened); gilt lettering. Very bright clean cover; gilt bright and intact. Tight binding; sharp corners. Fine but for lightly age-toned endpapers. Crisp and clean interior. Free of names or markings. In darkened and chipped cellophane jacket. Contents include chapters on Dudley Buck, Henry Wilson, German Quartet, Nathan Henry Allen, Waldo Selden Pratt, Richmond Peck Paine, Hartford Philharmonic Orchestra, Mrs. Charles Dudley Warner, Organ and Choral Music, Memnon Club, Musical Club, Roberts Foundation of String Music, Ralph Lyman Baldwin and the Choral Club, and Horace Bushnell Memorial Hall Packaged with care and shipped in a box. 27135 
Price: 25.92 USD
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Savin Rock Memories, Johnson, Gil; Dorman, Bennett W.
135 Savin Rock Memories
Johnson, Gil; Dorman, Bennett W.

West Haven Committee for the Preservation of Local History 1993, First Edition. Signed by Author Good+; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; SIGNED by Dorman and Johnson. 350 p in wraps. Good to Very Good book. Light rubbing on cover; wear in front 'hinge'.. Tight binding. Previous owner's name erased from inside front cover. Clean, unmarked interior. History of Savin Rock area of West Haven Connecticut. ; Signed by Author 28275 
Price: 13.50 USD
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