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Image for Hartford Plans for Tomorrow 1955 [The General Plan for Hartford]

Hartford Plans for Tomorrow 1955 [The General Plan for Hartford]

By: City of Hartford Commission on the City Plan

Price: $31.50

Publisher: City of Hartford: 1955

Seller ID: 28002


Very Good+; Softcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Hartford, CT; 40 pages, stapled wraps. Maps showing plans for land use, thoroughfares, schools and recreation, urban redevelopment. Bright, clean cover, short corner crease on back. Previous owner's name stamped near top edge of front cover. Staples created small rust spots. Interior crisp, clean, unmarked. View more info

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Mohawk Towers

By: Clark, Harriet Lydia

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Cornwall Historical Society: 1988

Seller ID: 30135


Near Fine; Softcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 33 pp.,in pictorial wraps. History of the towers on Monhak Mountain in Cornwall, Connecticut. Illustrated with black & white photos. Hint of tanning top edge of cover. Clean, unmarked. View more info

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History of East Cornwall [CT] Area;and, Supplement of The History of East Cornwall [ Two Volumes]

By: Clark, Harriet Lydia; Pikosky, Andrew Miles Clark

Price: $43.16

Publisher: Rainbow Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29466


Very Good+; Softcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Two books; First book -- 1977 Limited Edition #475 of 600 copies printed. Supplement 1980. 102 and 40 pp respectively. Both books clean, tight, unmarked. Both with moderate foxing on edges of text block. First Volume: Beginnings; Roads; Post Offices; Industries; Map; House; Personalities; Schools; Teachers; Baptist Church; Camp Mohawk, College Lands; Headstone Inscriptions in Crooked Esses Cemetery; Military Honor Roll;... View more info

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Poverty Island

By: Clark, Neri A.; Catherine Christiano (ill.)

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Old Lyme Historical Society: 2006

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 29383


Fine; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 25 pages, pictorial wraps. Map, illustrations. Memoir of a young man's adventures on Poverty Island, Old Lyme Connecticut during the Great Depression. (Poverty Island lies across the Black Hall River inlet from Great Island, near the mouth of the Connecticut River).Crisp, as new and unmarked. View more info

Image for Where Water Meets the Land  Historic Moveable Bridges of Connecticut

Where Water Meets the Land Historic Moveable Bridges of Connecticut

By: Clouette, Bruce

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Connecticut Department of Transportation: 2004

Seller ID: 29912


Very Good+; Softcover; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 80 pp., bound in pictorial wraps. Color photographs. Crisp, clean, tight, unmarked. Light shelf rubbing to back cover. View more info

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

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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

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'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