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Historical Personalities of the Lower Naugatuck Valley, DeBisschop, Dorothy A.
76 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.
77 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: 49.50 USD
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St. Joseph Parish, More Than a Century of Faith; Chester and Deep River Connecticut, Delaney, Edmund
78 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.
79 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
80 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
81 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: 54.00 USD
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Westbrook History Happenings and Hearsay, Dibble, Louise Chapman; Norton, Lynda Stannard; editors.
82 Westbrook History Happenings and Hearsay
Dibble, Louise Chapman; Norton, Lynda Stannard; editors.

Westbrook Bicentennial Committee 1976, Very Good-; Softcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 190 pages, orange pictorial wraps. Black & white photos .Map of Westbrook printed on inside front cover. Good to Very Good book with moderate rubbing on front cover and spine. Solid binding. Interior clean, unmarked. 28782 
Price: 26.96 USD
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Windham in the Past, Dole, Samuel Thomas; Dole, Frederick Howard, (ed.).
83 Windham in the Past
Dole, Samuel Thomas; Dole, Frederick Howard, (ed.).

Windham Historical Society 1974, Reprint. Very Good; Hardcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Facsimile reprint. 611 pages, bound in green cloth. Solid binding, though top of spine slightly concave, corners sharp. Edges of text block lightly tanned. Interior clean, bright, unmarked. Contents include establishment of the township, early settlers, Indian troubles, military affairs, churches, division of lands, schools, Revolution, War of 1812, industry and trade, Civil War ("rebellion"), early homes, and a large section on genealogy. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. 28102 
Price: 36.00 USD
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Savin Rock;  An Illustrated History, Dorman, Bennett W.
84 Savin Rock; An Illustrated History
Dorman, Bennett W.
0966915909 / 9780966915907
Photo Restoration & Design 1998, Signed by Author Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; SIGNED by author. 255 pages, in burgundy faux leather cover. Well-illustrated with black & white photos. History of Savin Rock amusement park . Near Fine book with light rubbing to base of spine. Clean, firmly bound with pristine interior. Jacket shows moderate rubbing on edges, one tiny tear.; Signed by Author 28509 
Price: 40.50 USD
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Durham Connecticut, Durham Historical Society
85 Durham Connecticut
Durham Historical Society
0752413376 / 9780752413372
Arcadia Publishing 1998, Fine; Softcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 128 pages, pictorial history of Durham Connecticut. Crisp, clean, tight, unmarked.; Images of America (Arcadia Publishing Series 29014 
Price: 10.80 USD
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George Washington and Connecticut in War and Peace.   Tercentenary Commission of the State of Connecticut. No.VIII., Dutcher, George Matthew
86 George Washington and Connecticut in War and Peace. Tercentenary Commission of the State of Connecticut. No.VIII.
Dutcher, George Matthew

Yale University Press 1933, Very Good+; Softcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 36 pp. in blue printed wraps. 30261 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Register of the Society of Mayflower Descendants in the State of Connecticut 1957-1958, Eldred, Mrs. Roger M. (recording secretary)
87 Register of the Society of Mayflower Descendants in the State of Connecticut 1957-1958
Eldred, Mrs. Roger M. (recording secretary)

Society of Mayflower Descendants 1958, Good; Softcover; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 79 pages in plastic comb binding. Cover rather soiled and scuffed. Interior clean, showing some markings in the margins. Officers past and current, Connecticut members, Signers of the Mayflower Compact, List of Passengers on the Mayflower. 27017 
Price: 31.37 USD
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The Lieutenant River, Ely, Susan H. ; Plimpton, Elizabeth B.
88 The Lieutenant River
Ely, Susan H. ; Plimpton, Elizabeth B.

Lyme Historical Society 1991, First Edition. Very Good+; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 71 pages in wraps. Clean, bright cover; tiny ding at head of spine. Interior clean, unmarked. The influence of the Lieutenant River on the history & development of Old Lyme Connecticut. ; 29405 
Price: 10.80 USD
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Twentieth and Twenty-First Reports of the Boards of Directors of the Connecticut Industrial School for Girls, State of Connecticut, 1891., Fairbank, William G. (superintendant); Smith, Henry D. (President, Board of Directors)
89 Twentieth and Twenty-First Reports of the Boards of Directors of the Connecticut Industrial School for Girls, State of Connecticut, 1891.
Fairbank, William G. (superintendant); Smith, Henry D. (President, Board of Directors)

Pelton & King 1890, Very Good-; Softcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Middletown, CT; 59 pages, gray printed wraps. Report of the Connecticut Industrial School for Girls (basically a reform school) with statistics on ages, ethnicity, and nativity of the girls incarcerated there; treasurers report, account of donations, farm produce consumed and more. Spine chipped, edges of cover browned. Interior clean, unmarked. 28035 
Price: 35.96 USD
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Twenty-fourth and Twenty-Fifth Reports of the Boards of Directors of the Connecticut Industrial School for Girls, State of Connecticut, 1895., Fairbank, William G. (superintendant); Smith, Henry D. (President, Board of Directors)
90 Twenty-fourth and Twenty-Fifth Reports of the Boards of Directors of the Connecticut Industrial School for Girls, State of Connecticut, 1895.
Fairbank, William G. (superintendant); Smith, Henry D. (President, Board of Directors)

Pelton & King 1894, Very Good-; Softcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Middletown, CT; 71 pages, gray printed wraps. Report of the Connecticut Industrial School for Girls (basically a reform school) with statistics on ages, ethnicity, and nativity of the girls incarcerated there; treasurers report, account of donations, farm produce consumed and more. Cover browned on edges, long crease on front, light soil on back. Interior clean, unmarked. 28036 
Price: 35.96 USD
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