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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: 58.46 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. A few spots of tarnish on gold cover. Page crisp, clean, unmarked. 27417 
Price: 23.36 USD
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Connecticut River, Allis, Marguerite
3 Connecticut River
Allis, Marguerite

G.P. Putnam's Sons 1939, Good+ with no dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Ex-Library; 310 pp. bound in green pebbled cloth; gilt lettering. Ex-library with Dewey numbers on spine; library markings on endpapers (no pocket). Clean, bright cover; minor rubbing on edges. Tightly bound. Pages clean, bright and intact. 29572 
Price: 17.96 USD
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The Battle of Groton Heights:  A collection of narratives, official reports, records, etc. of the storming of Fort Griswold, Allyn, Charles; Norman F. Boas (foreord, additions)
4 The Battle of Groton Heights: A collection of narratives, official reports, records, etc. of the storming of Fort Griswold
Allyn, Charles; Norman F. Boas (foreord, additions)
0967262615 / 9780967262611
Seaport Autographs 1999, Reprint. Very Good+; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; SIGNED by Norman F. Boas (revisions in this reprint edition, inc. foreword and additional documents) with personalized inscription. Clean cover; modest helf rubbing. Tightly bound. Pristine interior; no names or markings. ; Signed by One Author 30089 
Price: 18.90 USD
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Eastern Indians:  An Annotated Bibliography with Emphasis on Indigenous Tribes of Connecticut, American Indian Education Council
5 Eastern Indians: An Annotated Bibliography with Emphasis on Indigenous Tribes of Connecticut
American Indian Education Council

Connecticut Dept. of Education 1986, Near Fine; Softcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 67 pages in stapled wraps. Front cover dimpled in a places. Crisp, unmarked. Includes map (produced by Colonial Dames) of Connecticut Indian Trails, Villages, & Sachendoms.; 15069 
Price: 11.30 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
6 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: 67.50 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.
7 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.
8 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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The Clay Courts of Norwich   A History of Public Tennis Court Facilities in Norwich, Connecticut, Armstrong, Steve
9 The Clay Courts of Norwich A History of Public Tennis Court Facilities in Norwich, Connecticut
Armstrong, Steve
0682401846 / 9780682401845
Exposition Press 1985, First Edition. Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 182 pages. Crisp, clean, tight, unmarked. In jacket with light edge wear, one short tear. 29462 
Price: 40.50 USD
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History of The First Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, Ledyard, Connecticut 1725-1975, Avery, Amos & Betty; Reynard, Rev. Frederic; Gray, Leila
10 History of The First Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, Ledyard, Connecticut 1725-1975
Avery, Amos & Betty; Reynard, Rev. Frederic; Gray, Leila

1st Cong. Church 250th Anniversary Committee 1975, Very Good; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 30 pages in stapled wraps (pamphlet). Cover heavily tanned. Interior clean, unmarked. Mediocre print quality. ; 18126 
Price: 16.20 USD
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Clockmakers and Craftsmen of the Avery family in Connecticut, Avery, Amos G.
11 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; hint of sunning on edges. Pristine interior; no names or markings. No jacket -- published without one. 30121 
Price: 18.90 USD
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An Illustrated History of the Town of Waterford Connecticut, Bachman, Robert L.;  William Breadheft (photographer)
12 An Illustrated History of the Town of Waterford Connecticut
Bachman, Robert L.; William Breadheft (photographer)

Morningside Press 2000, Revised Edition. Very Good+; Softcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 259 pp. , bound in pictorial wraps. Illustrated history of Waterford; black & white photos. Bright, crisp, tight book. No names or markings. Modest edge wear. 30150 
Price: 45.00 USD
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An Illustrated History of Waterford Connecticut, Bachman, Robert L.; William Breadheft (photographer); Bicentennial Committee.
13 An Illustrated History of Waterford Connecticut
Bachman, Robert L.; William Breadheft (photographer); Bicentennial Committee.

Bicentennial Committee Town of Waterford 2000, Revised Edition. Illustrated by William Breadheft. Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Waterford, CT; 159 pages, bound in blue cloth, gilt design & lettering. Pristine book with sharp corners, tight binding; crisp interior. Jacket shows a 1" closed tear & short crease near top edge . A revised & updated publication of the original 1967 edition. ; Photographs; Packaged with care -- bubble wrapped & shipped in a box. 29387 
Price: 58.50 USD
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An Illustrated History of Waterford Connecticut, Bachman, Robert L.; William Breadheft (photographer); Bicentennial Committee.
14 An Illustrated History of Waterford Connecticut
Bachman, Robert L.; William Breadheft (photographer); Bicentennial Committee.

Bicentennial Committee Town of Waterford 2000, Revised Edition. Illustrated by William Breadheft. Signed by Author Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Waterford, CT; SIGNED by author Rober L. Bachman with inscription limited to name: "F--- B----." 159 pages, bound in blue cloth, gilt design & lettering. Bright, clean book with sharp corners, tight binding; crisp interior. Jacket shows a 1/2" closed tear & short crease near top edge . A revised & updated publication of the original 1967 edition. ; Photographs; Packaged with care -- bubble wrapped & shipped in a box.; Signed by Author 29470 
Price: 67.50 USD
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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
15 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: 112.50 USD
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