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Image for Horse Racing for Connecticut; A Studyof the Proposal

Horse Racing for Connecticut; A Studyof the Proposal

By: Connecticut Horse Racing and Pari-mutuel Study Committee, Connecticut State Legislature

Price: $31.50

Publisher: State of Connecticut: 1965

Seller ID: 30233


Very Good; Softcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 92 pp.in printed wraps. A legislative study of the possible effects of horse racing on the Connecticut economy. Back cover lightly soiled. Creasing on corner of some pages. Interior clean, unmarked. View more info

Image for Deep River: The Illustrated Story of a Connecticut River Town

Deep River: The Illustrated Story of a Connecticut River Town

By: Connors, Daniel J.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Pequot Press: 1966

Seller ID: 29399


Very Good+ with no dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 70 pages. Illustrated with black & white photos, maps. Crisp, clean, tight. Light wear at head of spine. Glassine jacket absent. View more info

Image for Elizabeth Park  A Century of Beauty

Elizabeth Park A Century of Beauty

By: Cornelio, Alicia; William Shepard (photos).

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Donning Company: 2003

Seller ID: 28790

ISBN: 1578642426


Fine; Softcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 96 pages, bound in glossy pictorial cover. Dozens of rose photos in color. Some black & white photos. History of Elizabeth Park and its famed Rose Garden in West Hartford, Connecticut. Crisp, clean and unmarked. View more info

Image for The Fine Old Town of Stonington; A Historical Tribute to the Founders and Their Descendants

The Fine Old Town of Stonington; A Historical Tribute to the Founders and Their Descendants

By: Crandall, Katherine B.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: The Book & Tackle Shop: 1975

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 30598

ISBN: 0910258031


Good+; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 151 page paperback, in gold pictorial wraps. Illustrated with black & white photos. Good to Very Good book. Bright cover, firmly bound. Light soil. Interior crisp, clean, unmarked.; I; View more info

Image for Registry of Revolutionary Soldiers and Patriots Buried in Litchfield County

Registry of Revolutionary Soldiers and Patriots Buried in Litchfield County

By: Cropsey, Joyce Mackenzie

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Phoenix: 1976

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 28990

ISBN: 0914016326


Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Hardcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; SIGNED by the author on front endpaper. 156 pages. Pristine book in bright, clean jacket with three shallow closed tears. Jacket corner-clipped.; Signed by Author View more info

Image for Griswold in the 20th Century

Griswold in the 20th Century

By: Cyr, Ted; Erwin Goldstein

Price: $38.70

Publisher: Ted Cyr & Erwin Goldstein: 1999

Seller ID: 30621


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. View more info

Image for 'Gone But Not Forgotten'; Epitaphs from East Lyme's Cemeteries

'Gone But Not Forgotten'; Epitaphs from East Lyme's Cemeteries

By: Dahlman, Andrea; Valerie Moreau; Melissa Morris; Emily Wilska

Price: $27.00

Publisher: East Lyme High School: 1992

Seller ID: 30224


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. View more info

Image for Tobacco Parish  A Collection of South Windsor's Memories

Tobacco Parish A Collection of South Windsor's Memories

By: Daley, Barney E.

Price: $31.50

Publisher: B. E. Daley: 1998

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30536


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 View more info

Image for Sheffield - From Legend to Lighthouse

Sheffield - From Legend to Lighthouse

By: Damselfly Design (text and illustrations)

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Norwalk Seaport Association: 1992

Seller ID: 31121


Very Good+; Softcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 88 pp. paperback in pictorial cover. Illustrated with line drawings, map. Back cover faded. Binding firm. Pages crisp, clean and unmarked. History of the Sheffield Island Lighthouse in Norwalk harbor, Norwalk Connecticut. View more info

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Connecticut's Old Timbered Crossings

By: De Vito, Michael C.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: DeVito Enterprises: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 26045


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 edg... View more info

Image for The Great Flood of 1936; A Pictorial Review of Flood Conditions in Hartford and East Hartford, Connecticut.

The Great Flood of 1936; A Pictorial Review of Flood Conditions in Hartford and East Hartford, Connecticut.

By: Dechert, Burton Deford. Jr.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Burton Deford Dechert: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27143


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 ... View more info

Image for Cromwell Connecticut, 1650-1990: The History of a River Port Town

Cromwell Connecticut, 1650-1990: The History of a River Port Town

By: Decker, Robert Owen; Margaret A. Harris

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Cromwell Historical Society: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30903

ISBN: 0914659510


Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Inscribed by the Rocky Hill Historical Society. 525 pp. bound in black & beige cloth; illustrated with black & white photos. Bright, crisp, tight book. Just a hint of shelf wear. Pages crisp, clean. In bright jacket with light ear top edge.. View more info

Image for Je Me Souviens (Newsletter of the American French Genealogical Society); 12 issues, 2003-2010

Je Me Souviens (Newsletter of the American French Genealogical Society); 12 issues, 2003-2010

By: Delisle, Paul P.; Shellee Morehead (editor)

Price: $40.50

Publisher: American French Genealogical Society: 1979

Seller ID: 31149


Near Fine; Softcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Woonsocket, RI; 12 journals; bound by glossy printed covers. Each issue around 112 pages. Volume 26 No. 2, 2003; Volume 27, No. 1 & 2; Vol 29, No.2; both issues of Vol, 30, 31, 32, and 33, 2010. Fine books, as new --except for Vol 31, No. 1. damaged at top with small clip in top edge. Crisp, clean, tight and unmarked.. Chapter news, articles on American French genealogy, history, genealogical charts. View more info

Image for Ricordiamo:   The Italian Americans of Norwich. A Bound Legacy

Ricordiamo: The Italian Americans of Norwich. A Bound Legacy

By: DeSio, Paul;Tommelleo Donna, (ed.).

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Self-published, Printed by Franklin Impressions: 1990

Seller ID: 31130


Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 104 pages, bound in royal blue cloth. Date of publication not given. Beautiful crisp book in Good jacket with several short tears, chipping & wear to spine ends, edges. Protected in new mylar sleeve. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. View more info

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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

By: Dexter, Franklin Bowditch

Price: $52.20

Publisher: Privately Issued: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27847


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 Daven... View more info