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Old Manchester [3 volumes]  Book I, A Picture Book; Book II, The Storytellers; Book III, Manchester Green, Adams, Milton K.; Tibeau, Anthony J. (photo reproductions)
1 Old Manchester [3 volumes] Book I, A Picture Book; Book II, The Storytellers; Book III, Manchester Green
Adams, Milton K.; Tibeau, Anthony J. (photo reproductions)

Manchester Historical Society 1997, First Edition. Near Fine; Softcover; Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 3 volumes, all paperbacks, all first editions. Book III SIGNED by the author. Book I shows short creases at bottom corner of cover. Otherwise Very Good. Books II and III, crisp, tight, unmarked. BONUS BOOK: Includes a Near Fine copy of Manchester Remembers: The Home Front at War 1941-1945. 28307 
Price: 56.66 USD
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The Nineteenth Century Parks of Hartford ; A Legacy to the Nation, Alexopoulos, John
2 The Nineteenth Century Parks of Hartford ; A Legacy to the Nation
Alexopoulos, John

Hartford Architectural Conservancy 1983, Very Good-; Softcover; Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 77 pages. A well-written history of the origins of Hartford's superlative park system, including Colt, Elizabeth, Goodwin, Keney, Bushnell, Pope, and Riverside Park with mention of the influences of Frederick Law Olmsted, Horace Bushnell, John Olmsted, Rev. Francis Goodwin, Charles Eliot, Samuel Colt, Charles Pond, and more. Fold-out maps, sketches, photographs. Clean, bright. Light rubbing on cover; spine. Some tarnish on gold cover. Back cover moderately rubbed.Page crisp, clean, unmarked. 27417 
Price: 27.00 USD
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The Town and City of Waterbury, Connecticut from the Aboriginal Period to the Year Eighteen Hundred and Ninety-five; Volume II only., Anderson, Joseph (editor); and Anna L. Ward
3 The Town and City of Waterbury, Connecticut from the Aboriginal Period to the Year Eighteen Hundred and Ninety-five; Volume II only.
Anderson, Joseph (editor); and Anna L. Ward

Price & Lee Company 1896, First Edition. Good+; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; New Haven, CT; Volume II only of 3 volume set. 559 pages, bound in black cloth; gilt lettering on spine.Over 75 illustrations of landmarks or infrastructure; about 45 portraits, including steel engravings. Moderate edge wear and shallow fraying at spine ends. Preliminary pages foxed; most internal pages free of foxing, but scattered foxing increasing toward later pages, especially margins of portraits. Retains a musty odor. Illustrations include: Benedict & Burnham Manufacturing, Holmes, Booth & Haydens; Plume & Atwood; Randolph & Clowes; Rogers & Brother; Scoville Manufacturing; Waterbury Brass; Waterbury Watch; Naugatuck River; Southeast View of Waterbury; the Green, Bank St.; West Main Street Bridge; Waterbury from the Abrigador; Cooke St. Reservoir; Naugatuck Railroad Station; Meriden Waterbury & Connecticut River RR station; Prichard Homestead; Old Cooke Homestead; Rose Hill Cottage, East Mill; West Milll; St. Margaret's School; many more. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; 3 volumes Series 28044 
Price: 47.70 USD
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Connecticut and the British Government.  Tercentenary Commission of the State of Connecticut Committee on Historical Publications No. I., Andrews, Charles M.
4 Connecticut and the British Government. Tercentenary Commission of the State of Connecticut Committee on Historical Publications No. I.
Andrews, Charles M.

Yale University Press 1933, Near Fine; Softcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 35 pp. in blue printed wraps. 30271 
Price: 13.50 USD
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Historic Lebanon  Highlights of an Historic Town, Armstrong, Robert G.
5 Historic Lebanon Highlights of an Historic Town
Armstrong, Robert G.

First Congregational Church 1950, Near Fine; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 79 pages, bound in navy cloth. Bright and clean cover with light rubbing on edges. Firmly bound. INterior clean, bright; previous owner's name on front endpaper. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. 28043 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Clockmakers and Craftsmen of the Avery Family in Connecticut, Avery, Amos G.
6 Clockmakers and Craftsmen of the Avery Family in Connecticut
Avery, Amos G.
0940748940 / 9780940748941
Connecticut Historical Society 1987, Second Printing. Very Good+; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 165 pp, bound in brown cloth. Illustrated with black & white photos. Clean cover, firmly bound; minor fading. Pristine interior; no names or markings. No jacket -- published without one. 30121 
Price: 18.00 USD
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7 Five Discourses on the Truth and Inspiration of the Bible. Particularly designed for the benefit of youth. By Charles Backus, Pastor of a church in Somers
Backus, Charles

Hudson & Goodwin 1797, -. Good; Hardcover; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; Hartford, CT; 173 pages, bound in leather quarter cloth over thick card covers; octodecimo. Five compartments on spine with gilt rules; gilt title. Boards scuffed, paper cover peeled & chipped away on front. Head of spine & corners chipped & worn, moderate soil. Spine peeling; gilt title partially worn away. Firmly bound. Endpapers stained & foxed. Light to moderate foxing throughout. Previous owner's name -- Daniel Seamans -- written on blank preliminary. Provenance unknown although several persons of that name resided in southern Massachusetts in the early 19th century. Text quite legible; no page tears or creases. Charles Backus was born in Norwich (Franklin) in 1749, a descendant of William Backus of Old Saybrook. After graduating from Yale in 1769 he studied theology under Dr. Hart of Preston and in 1774 became Pastor of the the Congregational Church in Somers, Connecticut where he remained until his death in 1803. While there, Backus established an informal divinity school, trained nearly 50 ministers and theologians, and published numerous sermons as well as a history of the town of Somers. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Packaged with care. 22660 
Price: 110.70 USD
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8 THE CONNECTICUT RIVER and the Valley of the Connecticut, Three Hundred and Fifty Miles from Mountain to Sea
Bacon, Edwin M.

G. P. Putnam's Sons 1907, Second Printing. Good+; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Ex-Library; 487 pages, bound in navy blue cloth, with gilt lettering and paste-on pictorial on front cover; top edge gilt. 95 illustrations including frontis with tissue guard. Fold-out map of Connecticut River at rear. Clean cover with moderate edge wear; fraying at ends of spine, corner tips bumped. Solid binding. Gilt lettering bright and intact. Typical library markings with numbers on spine; card pocket, withdrawn stamp. Interior very clean and bright. Color folding map of the Connecticut River crisp and intact, although shows an additional crease or two. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. 25882 
Price: 31.50 USD
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The Connecticut River Valley in King Philip's War, Bacon, Edwin M.; Lodi, Edward (Editor)
9 The Connecticut River Valley in King Philip's War
Bacon, Edwin M.; Lodi, Edward (Editor)
1934400084 / 9781934400081
Rock Village Publishing 2008, Fine; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 109 pages, in purple printed wraps. SIGNED by the editor, Edward Lodi. Crisp, clean, tight. ; Signed by Editor 28479 
Price: 18.86 USD
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Connecticut Historical Collections  Containing a General Collection of Interesting Facts, Traditions, Biographical Sketches, Anecdotes, &c. Relating ... in Connecticut with Geographical Descriptions, Barber, John Warner
10 Connecticut Historical Collections Containing a General Collection of Interesting Facts, Traditions, Biographical Sketches, Anecdotes, &c. Relating ... in Connecticut with Geographical Descriptions
Barber, John Warner
0939883058 / 9780939883059
Bibliopola Press 1999, Facsimile Reprint. Fine; Softcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Storrs, CT; 560 pp in wraps. Small fold-out map of Connecticut. Crisp, tight, appears as new and unread. No names or markings. 29551 
Price: 15.30 USD
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"Prof":  A Profile of Irving Gilman Davis, Professor of Agricultural Economics, Connecticut State College, 1915-1939, Barnett, James Harwood
11 "Prof": A Profile of Irving Gilman Davis, Professor of Agricultural Economics, Connecticut State College, 1915-1939
Barnett, James Harwood

University of Connecticut 1971, Very Good; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 37 page pamphlet. Clean, unmarked. Small tear in cover repaired with clear tape. Crisp pages. 30171 
Price: 14.40 USD
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The Greater Gungywamp, North Groton, CT;  A Guidebook, Barron, David P.; Sharon Mason; Vance Tiede
12 The Greater Gungywamp, North Groton, CT; A Guidebook
Barron, David P.; Sharon Mason; Vance Tiede

Gungywamp Society 1994, Revised Edition. Very Good; Softcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 55 pp. pictorial card cover; plastic comb binding. Please Note: A few of the photos in this Gungywamp Society publication are a bit grainy and below average image quality. History of the Gungywamp site in Groton CT, with an archaeoastronomy supplement by Vance Tiede. Drawings, photos, geographical descriptions. Clean pages; no names or markings. 30605 
Price: 27.00 USD
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The Charter of Connecticut  A Study, Bates, Albert Carlos
13 The Charter of Connecticut A Study
Bates, Albert Carlos

Connecticut Historical Society 1932, First Edition. Very Good+; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 72 pages bound in blue paper cover. Light tanning on edges of cover. Interior crisp, unmarked. ; 20950 
Price: 18.00 USD
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They Face the Rising Sun; A Comprehensive Story With Genealogical Material and Complete Charting of Unity Burial Ground, Beach, E. Merrill
14 They Face the Rising Sun; A Comprehensive Story With Genealogical Material and Complete Charting of Unity Burial Ground
Beach, E. Merrill

Trumbull Cemetery Committee 1971, First Edition. Signed by Author Near Fine; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; SIGNED by author with brief personalized inscription. History of Union Burial Ground, Trumbull Connecticut, with charting of every gravestone. 60 pp, bound in full green cloth. Bright clean cover; tightly bound, sharp corners. Mild rubbing at base of spine. Page crisp, clean. ; Signed by Author 30244 
Price: 27.00 USD
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Hamden   Our Architectural Heritage, Becker, Martha May; Nancy Davis Sachse
15 Hamden Our Architectural Heritage
Becker, Martha May; Nancy Davis Sachse

Hamden Historical Society N.D., Very Good-; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Hamden, CT; 199 pp; plastic comb binding. Over 150 black & white photos of houses & landmarks of Hamden Connecticut. Several maps. Good to Very Good book. Cover tanned and lightly soiled. Pages clean and unmarked. 30553 
Price: 38.70 USD
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