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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, t... 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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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, ... View more info

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The Nutmeg; University of Connecticut 1947 Yearbook

By: Gueble, Helen (editor)

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Hammersmith-Kortmeyer: 1947

Seller ID: 29443


Very Good+; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Original edition. 180 pages, bound in blue padded leatherette with gold seal. Clean cover, firm binding. Endpapers darkened. Interior pages clean, bright, unmarked. View more info

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The Barns of East Granby Our Agricultural Heritage

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

Price: $22.50

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: $22.50

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 from binding process. 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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A History of Calves Island and Calves Island Sound, 1635 to 1990

By: Hall, John S.

Price: $23.40

Publisher: Privately Published: 1991

Seller ID: 30941


Fine; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; History and geography of Calves Island, Connecticut River off of Lyme.15 page pamphlet, 9 illustrations, inc assessor's map of property ownership in 1986. Crisp, clean, unmarked. 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: $54.00

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'. Co... View more info

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Cemeteries and Burials in the Town of Preston, including Deceased Veterans, 1967

By: Hall, Sidney (Mrs.)

Price: $67.50

Publisher: Preston Historical Society: 1967

Edition: -

Seller ID: 25024


Good+; Softcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Published in 1967, containing cemetery inscriptions through October 1965. Mimeographed pages with mediocre, though quite legible, print quality. Title page lightly soiled, otherwise clean throughout. Bound in vinyl manuscript covers. Contents include Index to 33 cemeteries in Preston, Map, Cemetery listings & inscriptions, list of veterans by wars. View more info

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Historic Hamden: A Guide

By: Hammond, Katheryn N. ; Davis, Hugh H.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Hamden Bicentennial Commission: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30231


Very Good; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 67 pages in stapled wraps. Cover rubbed at head of spine, edges. Interior clean, unmarked. Brief history of Hamden Connecticut, featuring photographs & descriptions of 92 buildings and landmarks. View more info

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Poets of New London [Connecticut]; An Anthology

By: Harwood, Pliny Leroy; Rowena Mossette Harwood, (eds).

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Self-Published: 1933

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 30243


Very Good+; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; SIGNED Limited Edition, #221 of 500 copies. Signed by editors Pliny Leroy Harwood and Rowena Mossette Harwood. 163 pp, bound in plain thick card boards with cloth backed spine. Poems from 45 poets of New London Connecticut. Includes John Alsop, Dorothy Lathrop Beedy, Mary Gardner Brainard, Alice Learned Bunner, Frances Manwaring Caulkins, Thomas Huntington Chappell, Ruth Irving Conner, Joanna Bursley Dimock, Helen Earle G... View more info

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An Architect of Place and the Village Beautiful : Alfredo Taylor in Norfolk, Connecticut. A Dissertation Presented to the Faculty of the Graduate School of Yale University

By: Havemeyer, Ann

Price: $40.50

Publisher: 2012

Seller ID: 30703

ISBN: 0977037584


Fine; Softcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 355 pp. in pictorial wraps; illustrated with black & white photos. About Fine book, bright, crisp, and tight. Appears unread. Trace of wear to one corner tip. No names or markings. This interesting local history traces the work of architect Alfredo Taylor, with the influence of the prominent Battell and Eldridge families, on the evolution of the Village Beautiful concept -- a romantic architecture of place -- in the des... View more info