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Boston's "Changeful Times";  Origins of Preservation and Planning in America, Holleran, Michael
136 Boston's "Changeful Times"; Origins of Preservation and Planning in America
Holleran, Michael
0801857295 / 9780801857294
The Johns Hopkins University Press 1998, First Printing. Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Clean, bright cover; solid binding (modestly concave near head of spine). Interior crisp, unmarked. In jacket with light shelf rubbing. ; Creating the North American Landscape Series 29519 
Price: 22.50 USD
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History of Niagara Steam Fire Engine Co. No. 1. [New London, Connecticut], Holloway, Charlotte Molyneux
137 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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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)
138 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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The Pioneer Experiment Station [New Haven, CT], 1875-1975  A History, Horsfall, James Gordon
139 The Pioneer Experiment Station [New Haven, CT], 1875-1975 A History
Horsfall, James Gordon
0963403907 / 9780963403902
Published in association with Union College Press, Schenectady, N.Y., by Antoca Press 1992, Signed by Author Fine; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; SIGNED by author with personalized inscription. 122 pages, bound in full blue cloth. Appears as new. History of the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station in New Haven Connecticut Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Signed by Author 25755 
Price: 22.50 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.
140 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
141 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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Massachusetts; There She Is-- Behold Her. A Regions of America Book, Howe, Henry F.
142 Massachusetts; There She Is-- Behold Her. A Regions of America Book
Howe, Henry F.

Harper & Brothers 1960, First Edition. Signed by Author Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Hardcover; SIGNED by author Henry F. Howe on preliminary page. 290 pp. bound in green cloth; light green stain; color maps on endpapers.Illustrated with black & white drawings. Bright, clean, cover; firm binding. Hint of shelf rubbing. Pages crisp, unmarked. In bright price-clipped jacket; back panel tanned & shows small stains near top; several shallow tears. ; A Regions of America Book Series; Signed by Author 30454 
Price: 22.50 USD
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The Houses and History of Chester, Hull, Cary S. (editor)
143 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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From King's College to Columbia, 1746-1800, Humphrey, David C.
144 From King's College to Columbia, 1746-1800
Humphrey, David C.
0231039425 / 9780231039420
Columbia University Press 1976, First Edition. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 413 pages, bound in sky blue cloth. Bright, clean cover, sharp corners, firm binding. Pages crisp, unmarked. In jacket with light wear to extremities. 28473 
Price: 22.50 USD
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The Light from the River  Central Maine Power's First Century of Service 1899-1999, Irwin, Clark T., Jr.
145 The Light from the River Central Maine Power's First Century of Service 1899-1999
Irwin, Clark T., Jr.

Central Maine Power 1999, Very Good+ with no dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 110 pages, bound in full green cloth. Bright clean cover, tightly bound; with a couple of small dings on rear board. Interior crisp, unmarked. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. 26263 
Price: 22.50 USD
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Maine  A Guide Downeast, Isaacson, Doris
146 Maine A Guide Downeast
Isaacson, Doris

Courier-Gazette 1970, Second Edition; First Printing. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 510 pages, bound in blue cloth; silver stamped lettering & design. Bright clean cover, sharp corners, solid binding. Hint of rubbing on edges. Interior clean; no names or markings. Jacket lightly rubbed on edges, shallow tears at spine ends. Price intact on flap. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Packaged with care. 22635 
Price: 22.50 USD
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Front and Center:  The Legend of Bossy Gillis;  A Biography of Mayor Andrew J. Gillis, Jacobs, Peter H.
147 Front and Center: The Legend of Bossy Gillis; A Biography of Mayor Andrew J. Gillis
Jacobs, Peter H.

Newburyport Press 1969, Second Printing. Signed by Author Very Good in Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; SIGNED with brief personalized inscription by author Peter Jacobs. Bound in burgundy cloth. Clean, bright cover, tight binding; modest shelf wear- one corner bumped. Interior crisp and clean. Foxing on top edge of text block. Dust jacket corner-clipped and section at top of rear flap also clipped; chipping at head of spine. ; Signed by Author 29384 
Price: 38.70 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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