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Griswold in the 20th Century, Cyr, Ted; Erwin Goldstein
61 Griswold in the 20th Century
Cyr, Ted; Erwin Goldstein

Ted Cyr & Erwin Goldstein 1999, Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Hardcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 269 pp. bound in rust orange cloth. Tightly bound book; About Fine, faint foxing top edge. Pages crisp, clean, unmarked. In jacket with rubbing on folds, back panel; several short closed tears. In clear protective sleeve. 30621 
Price: 38.70 USD
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Vistas of Griswold: Issue 2; A Collection of Historical Photographs, Cyr, Ted; Erwin Goldstein;
62 Vistas of Griswold: Issue 2; A Collection of Historical Photographs
Cyr, Ted; Erwin Goldstein;

Griswold Historical Society 2004, Very Good; Softcover; Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 60 pp in pictorial wraps. Over 90 black & white photos from the annals of Griswold history, includes the villages of Jewett City, Pachaug, Hopeville, and Glasgo. Cover shows a hint of soil; light dimpling. Pages clean, bright, unmarked. 30222 
Price: 31.50 USD
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'Gone But Not Forgotten'; Epitaphs from East Lyme's Cemeteries, Dahlman, Andrea; Valerie Moreau; Melissa Morris; Emily Wilska
63 'Gone But Not Forgotten'; Epitaphs from East Lyme's Cemeteries
Dahlman, Andrea; Valerie Moreau; Melissa Morris; Emily Wilska

East Lyme High School 1992, Near Fine; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; [48] pp., bound in pictorial wraps, pamphlet-style. Written by members of the Contemporary Issues class, East Lyme High School. Illustrated byJeff Sterling. Epitaphs from gravestones in the Power, Champion, Mack's Mills, Union, Pest House, Head of the River, Fox Farm, Old Stone Church, and Flanders Cemeteries of East Lyme. Aout fine book -- crisp, clean, tight, unmarked. 30224 
Price: 27.00 USD
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Tobacco Parish  A Collection of South Windsor's Memories, Daley, Barney E.
64 Tobacco Parish A Collection of South Windsor's Memories
Daley, Barney E.

B. E. Daley 1998, Signed by Author Near Fine; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Includes "Bits of History" pamphlet. SIGNED by author Barney E. Daley with personalized inscription. Bound in green cloth; gilt lettering & design. "Bits of History", a 40-page pamphlet, assumed to be written by the same author; laid-in (stretched the front hinge a bit due to insertion of pamphlet). Book and pamphlet crisp, clean, and otherwise unmarked. ; Signed by Author 30536 
Price: 27.00 USD
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Tobacco Parish  A Collection of South Windsor's Memories, Daley, Barney E.
65 Tobacco Parish A Collection of South Windsor's Memories
Daley, Barney E.

B. E. Daley 1998, Signed by Author Fine; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; SIGNED by author. Bound in green cloth; gilt lettering & deign. Crisp, clean, tight, unmarked. ; Signed by Author 30246 
Price: 27.00 USD
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Hampton Remembers:  A Small Town in New England, 1885-1950, Davis, Alison
66 Hampton Remembers: A Small Town in New England, 1885-1950
Davis, Alison
096194997X / 9780961949976
Self-Published 1976, First Edition. Signed by Author Very Good; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; SIGNED BY author Alison Davis. 173 pages, pictorial wraps. Black & white photos. Fold-out map on back cover. Recollections of the people and small town life in rural Hampton, Connecticut. Solid binding. Cover shows light rubbing on edges of spine, one corner tip creased. Pages clean, bright. 30483 
Price: 27.00 USD
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Hampton Remembers:  A Small Town in New England, 1885-1950, Davis, Alison
67 Hampton Remembers: A Small Town in New England, 1885-1950
Davis, Alison
096194997X / 9780961949976
Little River Press 1998, Reprint. Fine; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 173 pages, printed wraps. Black & white photos. First published in 1976. Recollections of the people and small town life in rural Hampton, Connecticut. About Fine book, crisp, tight. Appears unread. 26826 
Price: 27.00 USD
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The Rise of Manufacturing in Connecticut, 1820-1850.   Tercentenary Commission of the State of Connecticut. No.XLIV., Day, Clive
68 The Rise of Manufacturing in Connecticut, 1820-1850. Tercentenary Commission of the State of Connecticut. No.XLIV.
Day, Clive

Yale University Press 1935, Very Good; Softcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 31 pp. in blue printed wraps. 30265 
Price: 13.50 USD
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Connecticut's Old Timbered Crossings, De Vito, Michael C.
69 Connecticut's Old Timbered Crossings
De Vito, Michael C.

DeVito Enterprises 1964, First Edition. Signed by Author Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; SIGNED by author on dedication page. Limited edition -- No. 1027 of 1500 copies printed. 71 pages, bound in navy blue cloth. Erratum slip laid-in. Fold-out map with locations of 125 timbered bridges in Connecticut. Index of bridges by county and town. Bright clean cover, sharp corners; modest wear at spine ends. Interior clean; light yellowing on edges of pages. Jacket with light rubbing top edge; 2" cut near edge of spine; minor tanning back panel. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Signed by Author 26045 
Price: 27.00 USD
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Historical Personalities of the Lower Naugatuck Valley, DeBisschop, Dorothy A.
70 Historical Personalities of the Lower Naugatuck Valley
DeBisschop, Dorothy A.

Privately Issued 1975, Good+; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 138 p in wraps. No publication info, but circa 1970's. Cover shows edge wear; short corner crease. Interior clean, unmarked. Biographies of town leaders in Oxford, Ansonia, Beacon Falls, Shelton, Derby, and Seymour Connecticut. 27970 
Price: 13.50 USD
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The Great Flood of 1936; A Pictorial Review of Flood Conditions in Hartford and East Hartford, Connecticut., Dechert, Burton Deford. Jr.
71 The Great Flood of 1936; A Pictorial Review of Flood Conditions in Hartford and East Hartford, Connecticut.
Dechert, Burton Deford. Jr.

Burton Deford Dechert 1936, First Edition. Very Good+; Hardcover; Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tall; Over 50 black & white photographs of the streets of Hartford and East Hartford Connecticut under water during the flooding of the Connecticut River in 1936. Bound in full blue cloth with gilt lettering. Bright clean cover, just a hint of sunning on spine. Modest edge wear. Tight binding. Short tear on edge of front endpaper. Interior crisp and bright; free of names or markings. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. 27143 
Price: 47.70 USD
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St. Joseph Parish, More Than a Century of Faith; Chester and Deep River Connecticut, Delaney, Edmund
72 St. Joseph Parish, More Than a Century of Faith; Chester and Deep River Connecticut
Delaney, Edmund

St. Joseph's Church 1991, Fine; Softcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 63 pages, in pictorial wraps. Illustrated with b & w photos. Crisp, tight, unmarked. 28569 
Price: 13.50 USD
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Captain of Destiny, Denison, Ray W.
73 Captain of Destiny
Denison, Ray W.

Ray W. Denison 2000, Signed by Author Very Good; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; SIGNED by the author. 173 pp. in pictorial wraps. Bright, clean, tightly bound. Light shelf wear on cover. Pages crisp, clean. Appears unread. Fictional narrative based on historical documentation illuminating the life and exploits of Captain George Denison, English soldier, immigrant to New England, Indian fighter, frontiersman, legislator. ; Signed by Author 30133 
Price: 31.50 USD
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Bolton  Historic Tales, DePold, Hans
74 Bolton Historic Tales
DePold, Hans
1596295635 / 9781596295636
The History Press 2008, First Edition; First Printing. Fine; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Crisp, tight, unread.; American Chronicles Series 26722 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Historical Catalogue of the Members of the First Church of Christ in New Haven, Connecticut (Center Church), A.D. 1639-1914, Dexter, Franklin Bowditch
75 Historical Catalogue of the Members of the First Church of Christ in New Haven, Connecticut (Center Church), A.D. 1639-1914
Dexter, Franklin Bowditch

Privately Issued 1914, First Edition. Very Good+; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 469 pages, bound in blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine. Catlogue of 4,902 members, from 1639-1914, with index. Clean, tight cover, sharp corners. Front hinge a bit stretched. Front endpapers tanned (offset from old newspaper clippings); pages clean, unmarked, mildly age-toned. The church was formed in 1639 with seven 'pillars', most of whom migrated to other areas in the next decades: Theophilus Eaton, John Davenport, Robert Newman, Matthew Gilbert, Thomas Fugill (excommunicated!), John Punderson, and Jeremy Dixon. Notations of interest to genealogist and historians are comments 'dismissed' and the year and in many cases where the member resettled. The first woman mentioned is Mary (Henry) Brown, admitted in 1638, removed, with her husband, to England in 1647. The last members mentioned in the book were admitted in 1914: Milton W. Burt, James Smith Hemingway, Jr., Myron Andrews Munson, and Laura N. Talbot Rathbun. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. 27847 
Price: 52.20 USD
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