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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

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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

Image for Historical Catalogue of the Members of the First Church of Christ in New Haven, Connecticut (Center Church), A.D. 1639-1914

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

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Westbrook History Happenings and Hearsay

By: Dibble, Louise Chapman; Norton, Lynda Stannard; editors.

Price: $26.96

Publisher: Westbrook Bicentennial Committee: 1976

Seller ID: 28782


Very Good-; Softcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 190 pages, orange pictorial wraps. Black & white photos .Map of Westbrook printed on inside front cover. Good to Very Good book with moderate rubbing on front cover and spine. Solid binding. Interior clean, unmarked. View more info

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Windham in the Past

By: Dole, Samuel Thomas; Dole, Frederick Howard, (ed.).

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Windham Historical Society: 1974

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 28102


Very Good; Hardcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Facsimile reprint. 611 pages, green hardcover. Solid binding, though top of spine slightly concave, corners sharp. Edges of text block lightly tanned. Interior clean, bright, unmarked. Contents include establishment of the township, early settlers, Indian troubles, military affairs, churches, division of lands, schools, Revolution, War of 1812, industry and trade, Civil War ("rebellion"), early homes, and a l... View more info

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Savin Rock; An Illustrated History

By: Dorman, Bennett W.

Price: $38.70

Publisher: Photo Restoration & Design: 1998

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 28509

ISBN: 0966915909


Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; SIGNED by author. 255 pages, in burgundy faux leather cover. Well-illustrated with black & white photos. History of Savin Rock amusement park . Near Fine book with light rubbing to base of spine. Clean, firmly bound with pristine interior. Jacket shows moderate rubbing on edges, one tiny tear.; Signed by Author View more info

Image for Voices from North Guilford; Stories of North Guilford, Connecticut. Collected by the Dudley Farm North Guilford Book Committee

Voices from North Guilford; Stories of North Guilford, Connecticut. Collected by the Dudley Farm North Guilford Book Committee

By: Dudley Farm North Guilford Book Committee; Andrew Crampton (photographer)

Price: $54.00

Publisher: The Dudley Foundation, Dudley Farm: 2012

Seller ID: 30705

ISBN: 0615644910


Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Guilford, CT; 231 pp. bound in burgundy cloth; illustrated with dozens of black & white photos. Does NOT include a separate large map of North Guilford. Bright, clean, tight book. Modest wear to cloth at head of spine. Pristine interior. No names or markings. In jacket with light rubbing on edges, tiny chip. Photos, history, descriptions of North Guilford's geography, cemeteries, chur... View more info

Image for Register of the Society of Mayflower Descendants in the State of Connecticut 1957-1958

Register of the Society of Mayflower Descendants in the State of Connecticut 1957-1958

By: Eldred, Mrs. Roger M. (recording secretary)

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Society of Mayflower Descendants: 1958

Seller ID: 27017


Good; Softcover; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 79 pages in plastic comb binding. Cover rather soiled and scuffed. Interior lightly foxed, showing some pencil markings in the margins. Officers past and current, Connecticut members 1957-1958 --names and addresses, Signers of the Mayflower Compact, List of Passengers on the Mayflower. View more info

Image for Twentieth and Twenty-First Reports of the Boards of Directors of the Connecticut Industrial School for Girls, State of Connecticut, 1891.

Twentieth and Twenty-First Reports of the Boards of Directors of the Connecticut Industrial School for Girls, State of Connecticut, 1891.

By: Fairbank, William G. (superintendant); Smith, Henry D. (President, Board of Directors)

Price: $35.96

Publisher: Pelton & King: 1890

Seller ID: 28035


Very Good-; Softcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Middletown, CT; 59 pages, gray printed wraps. Report of the Connecticut Industrial School for Girls (basically a reform school) with statistics on ages, ethnicity, and nativity of the girls incarcerated there; treasurers report, account of donations, farm produce consumed and more. Spine chipped, edges of cover browned. Interior clean, unmarked. View more info

Image for Twenty-fourth and Twenty-Fifth Reports of the Boards of Directors of the Connecticut Industrial School for Girls, State of Connecticut, 1895.

Twenty-fourth and Twenty-Fifth Reports of the Boards of Directors of the Connecticut Industrial School for Girls, State of Connecticut, 1895.

By: Fairbank, William G. (superintendant); Smith, Henry D. (President, Board of Directors)

Price: $35.96

Publisher: Pelton & King: 1894

Seller ID: 28036


Very Good-; Softcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Middletown, CT; 71 pages, gray printed wraps. Report of the Connecticut Industrial School for Girls (basically a reform school) with statistics on ages, ethnicity, and nativity of the girls incarcerated there; treasurers report, account of donations, farm produce consumed and more. Cover browned on edges, long crease on front, light soil on back. Interior clean, unmarked. View more info

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Arsenal of the Revolution

By: Fales, Edward; Boughton, Kathryn

Price: $22.50

Publisher: The Salisbury Association, Inc.: 1997

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 27485

ISBN: 0966156609


Fine; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; About Fine book, crisp, tight, unmarked. Revolutionary War history of the tri-state region of Connecticut, New York, and Massachusetts including the towns of Sheffield, Salisbury, Millerton, Canaan, Sharon, Falls Village, Cornwall, Ashley Falls, and several other towns. View more info

Image for Hartford, Hartford Vol. II, Hartford Vol. III, Lost Hartford, West Hartford, Route 15 The Road to Hartford (6 books Hartford Images of America)

Hartford, Hartford Vol. II, Hartford Vol. III, Lost Hartford, West Hartford, Route 15 The Road to Hartford (6 books Hartford Images of America)

By: Faude, Wilson H. ; Larry Larned

Price: $76.50

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing: 2004

Seller ID: 30938


Fine; Softcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Six paperback books, all Hartford-related photohistories from the Images of America vintage photograph series. All Fine (except for Lost Hartford -crease on front cover), tight, crisp, unmarked. View more info

Image for Once Upon Quoketaug:  The Biography of a Connecticut Farm Family 1712-1960.

Once Upon Quoketaug: The Biography of a Connecticut Farm Family 1712-1960.

By: Favretti, Rudy J.

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Parousia Press: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30592


Good+; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Willimantic, CT; 171 p in olive green pictorial wraps. SIGNED by author, Rudy Favretti. Good to Very Good book. Spine tanned; inside edge of back cover faded. Binding solid. Interior clean, bright. Minor offset on title page from newspaper clipping. Favretti, an authority on landscaping and agricultural history, researchs the farm life of 9 generations of the Williams family in Quoketaug (Old Mystic) , Connecticut. ; Signed by... View more info