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Image for The 1964 Dial:  Central Connecticut State College (Yearbook)

The 1964 Dial: Central Connecticut State College (Yearbook)

By: Tristram, Lorna Lee. (editor-in-chief)

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Central Connecticut State College: 1964

Seller ID: 24528


Very Good; Hardcover; Folio 13" - 23" tall; New Britain, CT; 204 p, bound in brown leatherette with gold CCSU seal on front cover. Firm binding, tight square cover. Interior clean, unmarked. We also have yearbooks for 1962, 1963, and 1965. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Packaged with care. View more info

Image for The Hendey Machine Company 1870-1920; A Brief Record of a Charter Course

The Hendey Machine Company 1870-1920; A Brief Record of a Charter Course

By: Unknown

Price: $34.20

Publisher: Privately Printed: 1922

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 27620


Very Good-; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; No. 78D in this limited edition. Section with illustrations of 19 Hendey machines, including 1870 and 1873 hand planers, 1874 and 75 models of friction shapers, 1887 plain engine lathe, 1889 15" friction shaper, 1890 20" traverse shaper1892 portable motor driven shaper, 1872 6" stroke reverse shaper, 1892 suspension shaper, 1894 continuous operating milling machine,1900 universal milling machine, 'present' He... View more info

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ANNALS OF WILTON : Vol.1, Wilton Localities

By: Van Hoosear, David Herman; Lester Card (transcription)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Wilton Historical Society: 1940

Seller ID: 30600


Good+; Softcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 44 pp., in tan printed wraps. Cover tanned & lightly scuffed. Pages clean, unmarked. Brief discussion of geographical features in Kent, Pimpawaug, Huckleberry Hill, Bald Hill, Nod Hill, Hurlbutt Street, Chesnut HIll, Belden's and Drum Hill, Balanced Rock. View more info

Image for New Haven's Oyster Industry 1638-1987

New Haven's Oyster Industry 1638-1987

By: Virginia M. Galpin

Price: $31.50

Publisher: New Haven Colony Historical Society: 1989

Seller ID: 30669


Fine; Softcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 78 pp. bound in pictorial wraps; illustrated with black & white photos. About Fine book. Bright, crisp, tight unmarked. View more info

Image for Mohegan Chief:  The Story of Harold Tantaquidgeon.

Mohegan Chief: The Story of Harold Tantaquidgeon.

By: Voight, Virginia Frances.

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Funk & Wagnalls: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 29637


Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; New York; 192 p, bound in blue cloth. SIGNED and inscribed : With all good wishes, Chief Tantaquidgeon 'X', Mohegan 1967." Chief Tantaquidgeon was unable to write and thus would sign with an X. Research suggests that his sister Gladys Tantaquidgeon -- who later became official Medicine Woman of tribe-- signed on behalf of her brother. Binding solid. Cloth cover bright and clean; nick in cloth ... View more info

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W. N. de Sherbinin Products, Hawleyville, Connecticut: 40th Anniversary Catalog

By: W. N. de Sherbinin Co.

Price: $31.50

Publisher: W. N. de Sherbinin: 1970

Seller ID: 19288


Very Good; Softcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Hawleyville, CT; VERY GOOD catalog of lamp parts, shades, globes, necks, couplings, filials, wrings, bases, fonts, etc. Moderate rubbing on cover; short corner crease. Interior clean, unmarked. (Newtown Connecticut manufacturing). ; 192 p.; View more info

Image for Remembering the Old Neighborhood  Stories From Hartford's North End

Remembering the Old Neighborhood Stories From Hartford's North End

By: Walden, Joan

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Jewish Historical Society of Greater Hartford: 2009

Seller ID: 29029

ISBN: 061528809X


Fine; Softcover; slim 4to 11" - 13" tall; 148 pages, pictorial wraps. Illustrated with b & w photos. A compilation of memories by and about residents of Hartford's North End covering the early and middle decades of the 20th century. Residents remembering their community, synagogues and churches, kosher butchers and corner drugstores, Albany and Blue HIlls Ave., Keney Park, Weaver High School and the Lenox Theater. View more info

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A Glimpse of Willington's Past

By: Weigold, Isabel B.; Marion Doran (ill.)

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Willington Historical Society: 1991

Seller ID: 29532


Very Good+; Plastic comb binding; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 134 pp, bibliography, fold-out map; softcover in plastic comb binding. Survey of Willington Connecticut 18th and 19th century houses & buildings: description, original owner, current owner, history. Over 85 building sketches included. Clean, unmarked; minor signs of use.. View more info

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Connecticut Physicians in the Civil War

By: Weld, Stanley B.

Price: $38.66

Publisher: Connecticut Civil War Centennial Commission: 1964

Seller ID: 27971


Very Good+; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 61 pages, gray printed wraps, stapled binding. Contents include: Army Medical Practice, Connecticut Surgeons and Their Regiments, Connecticut Surgeons in the Navy, Other Assignments, Index of Connecticut Surgeons, Bibliography, and more. Clean cover, light tanning on back. Interior crisp, clean, unmarked. View more info

Image for Griswoldville Connecticut; A Part of Old Wethersfield:  Our Chapel and Two-Stone Village

Griswoldville Connecticut; A Part of Old Wethersfield: Our Chapel and Two-Stone Village

By: Welles, Clayton Wolcott

Price: $27.00

Publisher: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 30324


Fine; Softcover; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; [50] pp pamphlet, in pictorial wraps. No date or publisher given, but a contemporary reprint, possibly by the Griswoldville Chapel to commemorate its 125th anniverary (1872-1997. Brief history of the Chapel and mills in Griswoldville, including map of the village; list of early settlers of Beckleyville. Crisp, clean, tight, unmarked. View more info

Image for From Bicycles To Buicks:  The Story of Behrens and Bushnell [Ivoryton Connecticut]

From Bicycles To Buicks: The Story of Behrens and Bushnell [Ivoryton Connecticut]

By: Wells, Michael J.

Price: $40.50

Publisher: Essex Historical Society: 1997

Seller ID: 15676


Very Good; Softcover; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 110 pages in wraps. Light wrinkling on cover and first three pages. Text crisp. Story of Linwell Behrens and Clarence Bushnell successes in building their turn-of-the-century Ivoryton CT bicycle business into a thriving auto dealership, selling Oldsmobiles, Wintons, Cadillacs, Chalmers, Pope Hartfords, as well as Indian, Excelsior, and Pope motorcycles. ; View more info

Image for The Old Fulling Mill of Pomfret, Connecticut

The Old Fulling Mill of Pomfret, Connecticut

By: Wetherbee, Olive Pike

Price: $47.70

Publisher: Self-Published: 1971

Seller ID: 30427


Very Good with no dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 148 pp, bound in salmon colored cloth. Information gleaned from Daybooks and Ledgers of the Old Fulling Mill of Pomfret, Connecticut; in the Jericho District of Abingdon Parish. Clean, tightly bound cover; fading on spine- front cover. Light foxing on endpapers. Interior pages bright, clean, unmarked. View more info

Image for Barkhamsted Heritage Culture and Industry in a Rural Connecticut Town

Barkhamsted Heritage Culture and Industry in a Rural Connecticut Town

By: Wheeler, Richard G.; Hilton, George (Editors)

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Barkhamsted Historical Society: 1990

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 30697


Near Fine; Softcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 345 pages, in blue wraps. 2 fold-out maps attached to back of book. This printing limited to 1000 copies.About Fine. Crisp, tight book. Hint of shelf rubbing at top corner of cover. Pristine interior, unmarked.; View more info

Image for The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records: Branford 1644-1850; Bridgeport 1821-1854

The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records: Branford 1644-1850; Bridgeport 1821-1854

By: White, Lorraine Cook

Price: $23.40

Publisher: Genealogical Publishing Company: 2010

Seller ID: 29227

ISBN: 0806314788


Near Fine; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 326 pages. Crisp, tight, unmarked. Hint of rubbing to one corner tip. Appears unused. View more info

Image for Durham's Heritage  Men and Homes of Early Durham

Durham's Heritage Men and Homes of Early Durham

By: Whited, Milton H.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Durham Historical Society: 2004

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 28074


Fine; Softcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Crisp, tight and unread. View more info