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The Schools of Cornwall [Connecticut]

By: Gannett, Lewis; and Michael R. Gannett

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Cornwall Historical Society: 1984

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 29473


Very Good+; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; SIGNED by author Michael R. Gannett. 52 in blue printed wraps. Large fold-out map of Cornwall CT with school locations. Hint of use. Clean, bright, unmarked. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Saybrook at the Mouth of the Connecticut: The First One Hundred Years

By: Gates, Gilman C.

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Higginson Book Company: 2005

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 28099


Near Fine; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Facsimile reprint by Higginson Book Co. 2005. Originally published in 1935 by the Press of the Wilson H. Lee Company, New Haven. 246 pages, bound in blue cloth. Crisp, tight. Previous owner's written notations taped to several pages. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. View more info

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The Tale of the Tremendous Trifle

By: General Motors, New Departure Division

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New Departure Division General Motors: 1945

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 29095


Near Fine in Good dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 290 pages, bound in blue cloth. Illustrated. Bright, clean cover; tight binding. Bump at base of spine. Interior clean, unmarked. In Good-only jacket, edge worn, faded, tear at flap fold. View more info

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The First Church of Christ in Saybrook (Congregational), 1646-1996

By: Girdwood, Eugene N., (editor).

Price: $31.50

Publisher: First Church of Christ, Saybrook, CT: 1996

Seller ID: 27833


Fine in Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 397 pages. Bright, clean, tight book. Interior pristine. Free of names or markings. In crisp jacket. History of the church; includes a list of baptisms and marriages. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. View more info

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East Hartford: Its History and Traditions

By: Goodwin, Joseph O.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: The Raymond Library Co.: 1976

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 27873


Very Good+; Hardcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 249 pages, bound in brown cloth. Facsimile reprint of the 1879 original published by Case, Lockwood & Brainard. Cover clean, only modest signs of use; firmly bound, sharp corners. Interior clean, unmarked, slightly toned. Contents include account of the Indians, early settlers, Ecclesiastical affairs, military, the poor, taverns, burial grounds, industry, roads bridges & ferries, old houses, Pitkin family, and more. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. View more info

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Secrets of Chapman's Landing

By: Grant, Ellsworth S. ; Grant, Marion H.

Price: $36.00

Publisher: East Haddam Historical Society & Fenwick Productions: 2002

Seller ID: 30704


Very Good; Softcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 82 pp. in pictorial wraps. Map of East Haddam bound in text. Light rubbing to edges of cover. Firmly bound. Pages crisp, unmarked. Ellsworth S. Grant uses documents, town histories, local anecdotes and a bit of story-telling to weave an intriguing story of the ownership of Chapman's Landing, East Haddam, Connecticut: from the Wangunks, to Capt. Robert Chapman, to the Lord sisters, to Elmer Budd & Betty Ann Parker, the employment of Wangunk-Mohegan descendants on the property (Anna Sobuck, and later Amos Belliveau); the mysterious disappea... View more info

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The Infernal Machines of Saybrook's David Bushnell: Patriot Inventor of the American Revolution

By: Grant, Marion Hepburn

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Old Saybrook Bicentennial Committee: 1976

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 29389


Very Good+; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 66 pages in wraps. Light shelf rubbing on cover. Tightly bound. Interior crisp, clean, unmarked. View more info

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The Chapel of Trinity College [Hartford, Connecticut]

By: Grant, Peter

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Self-Published: 2007

Seller ID: 31298


Very Good; Softcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 138 pp., bound in pictorial wraps. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Bright, clean cover, firmly bound. Small ding at base of spine. Pages crisp, unmarked. Updated version of the 1982 edition of the chronological history of the chapel, in commemoration of its 75th Anniversary. View more info

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A History of West Mystic, 1600-1985

By: Greenhalgh, Kathleen

Price: $54.00

Publisher: Groton Public Library and Information Center: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30945


Good; Softcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 248 pages, in wraps. Over 100 black & white photos; 5 maps. Good Only book. Cover soiled and scuffed, spine quite tanned. Binding solid Pages clean, bright. Previous owner's name/date written at top of title page. History of the settlement of West Mystic from precolonial days to the 1980s. Includes leading families(with brief genealogies at back of book), photos and location maps of significant houses and landmarks, bibliography. View more info

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The Barns of East Granby Our Agricultural Heritage

By: Guinan, Betty; Holly, Harold (Ted)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: East Granby Historical Society: 2000

Edition: -

Seller ID: 24352


Very Good-; Softcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; SIGNED by both authors. Light creasing on two corner tips and edge of back cover. Clean cover, tight binding. Page crisp.; Signed by All Authors View more info

Image for EveryChild:  A Social History of Caring, or The Chronological Social History of Child and Family Agency of Southeastern Connecticut

EveryChild: A Social History of Caring, or The Chronological Social History of Child and Family Agency of Southeastern Connecticut

By: Gullotta, Thomas P.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Xlibris: 2009

Seller ID: 27522

ISBN: 1441549250


Fine in Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Signed by the author. Clean, tight book; Initialled and signed by the author. In crisp jacket. Text block slightly canted. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. View more info

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The Town of New Hartford, Conn., in 1775 and 1852

By: Hall, Eileen Creevey

Price: $26.96

Publisher: The Esperanza Press: 1976

Seller ID: 28305


Good+; Softcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 47 pages, bound in tan pictorial wraps. Two fold-out maps, including Roads of New Hartford 1775 and Town of New Hartford 1852. Also includes eleven pages of maps showing names of property owners and locations in Bakerville, New Hartford Center, Pine Meadow, around Shepherd's Pond, and outlying areas. Cover shows creasing at corners; text block has separated from cover (stapled binding). Pages clean & unmarked; maps crisp. View more info

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Preston in Review

By: Hall, Marion W. (editor)

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Preston Historical Society: 1971

Edition: -

Seller ID: 22240


Very Good+; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 236 pages; tan printed card covers; plastic comb binding. Illustrated. Light rubbing on cover; interior clean, no names or markings. History of Preston, early families, churches, industries, agriculture, Revolutionary War, Jabez Fitch Jr., Great Barn Burning, slavery, inns, cemeteries, early homes. Consultants Meredith Savage, Edwin Avery Park; Maps by A. Palmer Steffenson. ; View more info

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Cemetery Inscriptions in the Town of Preston [Connecticut]

By: Hall, Marion; Steffenson, Joyce; Oat, David A. (editor)

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Preston Historical Society: 1991

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 26664


Very Good+; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 165 pages, pictorial wraps. Map at back of book. Light wear on front cover. Interior crisp, tight, unmarked. Information from the original 1967 edition was based on 25 years of research by the late Marion Hall. Joyce Steffenson has added information on the burials between 1965 and 1991. View more info

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Report of the Celebration of the Centennial of the Incorporation of the Town of Marlborough [Connecticut], August 23nd and 25th 1903.

By: Hall, Mary

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Hartford Press; The Case, Lockwood & Brainard Company: 1904

Seller ID: 27018


Good; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Three Maps. 95 pages, bound in berry colored cloth. Illustrated with maps, portraits, photographs. Diagram showing the Evolution of the Town of Marlborough drawn by F. Clarence Bissel; fold-out Town Map of Hebron drawn by Isaac Pinney 1744; and map entitled "Plan of Marlborough Society as Incorporated in 1747" now detached from binding. Card of F. Clarence Bissel laid-in -- inscribed 'with compliments of the author'. Contents include the centennial Program, Historical Sermon by Rev. Joel S. Ives, Historical Address by Miss Mary Hall, Military... View more info