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Erastus Hodges, 1781-1847:  Connecticut Manufacturer, Merchant and Entrepreneur, Hodges, Thoedore B.
136 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
137 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
138 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: 180.00 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
139 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)
140 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.
141 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
142 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
143 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 Valley and Its Peoples:  An Illustrated History of the Lower Merrimack, Hudon, Paul
144 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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The Houses and History of Chester, Hull, Cary S. (editor)
145 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
146 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
147 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
148 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.
149 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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Deacon Otis' Library, Jenkins, Robert E.
150 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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