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Near the Long Tidal River:  Readings in the Historical Geography of Central Connecticut, Lewis, Thomas R.
151 Near the Long Tidal River: Readings in the Historical Geography of Central Connecticut
Lewis, Thomas R.
0819114650 / 9780819114655
University Press of America 1981, Signed by Author Very Good; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 147 pages. Tiny corner crease on front; faint tanning on edges of cover. Interior clean, unmarked. Signed by author Ton Lewis with a personalized inscription. Various essays on history of Connecticut River Valley, especially Manchester Connecticut industries, including: Physical Environment; Origin and Expansion of Settlement 1630-1700; Overhang and Gambrel -- Comments on Pre-Nineteenth Century Valley House Types; Loom, Life and Landscape -- Glimpse of a New England Industrial Village (Manchester, CT); Manchester's Iron Goat; Nineteenth Century Marine Propellor Industry in Manchester; Declining Cigar Tobacco Production in Southern New England. ; ; Signed by Author 22434 
Price: 27.00 USD
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152 Hartford's Catholic Legacy: Leadership
Liptak, Dolores

Archdiocese of Hartford 1999, Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket; Hardcover; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 437 pages, bound in light gray cloth. Crisp, clean, tight; just a hint of rubbing at base of spine. Interior pristine. Jacket rubbed on edges; two tears at bottom of back panel. The rich history of the Archdiocese of Hartford is chronicled here, beginning with the leadership of Bishop William Tyler in 1844. Please see our listing for the companion volume by Joseph W. Duffy -- Hartford's Catholic Legacy: Parishes. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. 26529 
Price: 31.50 USD
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Country Depots in the Connecticut Hills, Lord, Robert F.
153 Country Depots in the Connecticut Hills
Lord, Robert F.
0961735317 / 9780961735319
Robert F Lord 1996, First Printing. Very Good+; Softcover; Square 4to 9" - 11" tall; Light rubbing on back cover. Clean, crisp, unmarked. 29648 
Price: 17.96 USD
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Wethersfield [Connecticut] (Images of America), Lucas, Beverly; and Wethersfield Historical Society
154 Wethersfield [Connecticut] (Images of America)
Lucas, Beverly; and Wethersfield Historical Society
0738563455 / 9780738563459
Arcadia Publishing 2008, Very Good; Softcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 128 pages, pictorial history of Wethersfield Connecticut. Bright, clean, and tight. Modest shelf rubbing on back cover. Previous owner's name written at top of preliminary page. 29016 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Stone and the Spirit ; A Walking Tour Guide to the Ancient Burying Ground in Wethersfield Village Cemetery, MacDonough, Gladys G;  Charles Reich, Daniel Farber and Jessie Lie Farber (photos).
155 The Stone and the Spirit ; A Walking Tour Guide to the Ancient Burying Ground in Wethersfield Village Cemetery
MacDonough, Gladys G; Charles Reich, Daniel Farber and Jessie Lie Farber (photos).

Wethersfield Historical Society 1987, Very Good+; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 83 pages; pictorial wraps. Bright, clean cover; binding firm. A little dimple on the spine. Interior crisp and clean, no names or markings. History of the Ancient Burial Grounds, chronology, a few prominent citizens and their stones, cemetery map, list of persons buried there, date of death, location of grave. 29020 
Price: 31.46 USD
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Houses of Essex, Malcarne, Donald
156 Houses of Essex
Malcarne, Donald
0975364707 / 9780975364703
Ivoryton Library Association 2004, Very Good; Softcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 130 pp, in pictorial wraps. Illustrated with over 150 black & white photos. Essex, Centerbrook and Ivoryton homesteads and village maps. Bright, clean, firmly bound book -- moderate shelf rubbing on front and back cover. Pages crisp, clean, unmarked. 30221 
Price: 38.70 USD
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Houses of Essex, Volume II, Malcarne, Donald
157 Houses of Essex, Volume II
Malcarne, Donald
0975364715 / 9780975364710
Ivoryton Library Association 2007, Signed by Author Very Good+; Softcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; SIGNED by author. 179 pages, bound in illustrated card cover. Almost 200 black & white photos, maps of villages. 176 historic houses of Essex, Ivoryton and Centerbrook photographed and given a well-researched historical context. Cright clean cover shows modest shelf rubbing; minor ding at head of spine. Interior crisp and clean. 27829 
Price: 40.50 USD
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The Nutmeg; University of Connecticut 1946 Yearbook, Manchester, Jean (editor); Samuel Kravitt (photographer)
158 The Nutmeg; University of Connecticut 1946 Yearbook
Manchester, Jean (editor); Samuel Kravitt (photographer)

Hammersmith-Kortmeyer 1946, Near Fine; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Original edition. 157 pages, bound in cream-colored padded leatherette with gold seal. Very clean cover, firm binding. Endpapers darkened. Interior pages clean, bright, unmarked. 29442 
Price: 31.50 USD
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The Hartford Wits Tercentenary Commission of the State of Connecticut Committee on Historical Publications No. LIX., Marble, Annie Russell
159 The Hartford Wits Tercentenary Commission of the State of Connecticut Committee on Historical Publications No. LIX.
Marble, Annie Russell

Yale University Press 1936, Good+; Softcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 29 pp. in blue printed wraps. Corner of back cover chipped. 30277 
Price: 10.80 USD
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The Story of the American Legion in Connecticut, Matthies, B. H.
160 The Story of the American Legion in Connecticut
Matthies, B. H.

B. H. Matthiess First Edition. Very Good+ in Good dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 125 pages, bound in blue cloth; with cellophane dust jacket. Illustrated with black & white photos. Bright clean cover; firm binding. Interior clean, lightly toned. No names or markings. Cellophane jacket chipped & torn on edges. Origins, minutes of first six meetings, first state convention, constitution and by-laws, some correspondence, rosters of town posts 28678 
Price: 22.50 USD
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South of the Cannons: The Portuguese Families of Stonington, Connecticut; A Genealogy and Chronology, Mayer, Henrietta Mello
161 South of the Cannons: The Portuguese Families of Stonington, Connecticut; A Genealogy and Chronology
Mayer, Henrietta Mello
0979401372 / 9780979401374
Stonington HIstorical Society 2011, Revised Edition. Fine; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 187 pp, in pictorial cover; illustrated with black & white photos. Bright, crisp, tight book. No names or markings. Contents include: Descendants of Manuel Silveira Goulart and Maria Sao Joao 1798-1977; Chronology of Portuguese people living in Stonington from 1870 to 1948; Early Portuguese marriages, births, and baptismals in Stonington and New London; Portuguese men serving on ships out of Stonington and New London; Portuguese households in Stonington and New London from census records 1850-1930. Genealogy of the four American branches of the Silveira Goulart, or Silva family, in and around Stonington and New London Connecticut. This is the revised edition with additions and corrections based on genealogical research from the Azores Islands. We also have the Henrietta Mello Mayer's original 1978 edition titled Silva Descendants Portuguese Genealogy 30699 
Price: 36.00 USD
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The Asylum:  Reflections of the Norwich State Mental Hospital  2008 - 2010, McClure, Peter Buckley; Denise L. Gadreau
162 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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The 1963 Dial:  Central Connecticut State College (Yearbook), McCormick, Virginia; Kolyvas, Priscilla (editors)
163 The 1963 Dial: Central Connecticut State College (Yearbook)
McCormick, Virginia; Kolyvas, Priscilla (editors)

Central Connecticut State College 1963, Very Good; Hardcover; Folio 13" - 23" tall; New Britain, CT; 200 p, bound in burlap cover. Firm binding, tight square cover. Edges of cover tanned. Interior clean, unmarked. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Packaged with care. 17528 
Price: 31.50 USD
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The History of Tobacco Production in Connecticut. Tercentenary Commission of the State of Connecticut Committee on Historical Publications No. LII., McDonald, Adrian Francis
164 The History of Tobacco Production in Connecticut. Tercentenary Commission of the State of Connecticut Committee on Historical Publications No. LII.
McDonald, Adrian Francis

Yale University Press 1936, Very Good; Softcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 30 pp. in blue printed wraps. 30278 
Price: 10.80 USD
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Hezekiah's Children:  A History of the First Congregational Church in Bloomfield, Connecticut, Metzger, Reverend Roscoe R.
165 Hezekiah's Children: A History of the First Congregational Church in Bloomfield, Connecticut
Metzger, Reverend Roscoe R.

1st Congregational Church 1989, Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Bloomfield, CT; 92 pages, bound in brown cloth. Illustrated. Crisp, clean book. Bright clean jacket with shallow tears on top edge. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Packaged with care. 18134 
Price: 31.50 USD
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