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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Image for Poets of New London [Connecticut]; An Anthology

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

Image for 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

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

Image for The History of the Catholic Church in Bloomfield, Connecticut

The History of the Catholic Church in Bloomfield, Connecticut

By: Hesketh, Frederick A.

Price: $26.87

Publisher: A Sacred Heart Church Publication:

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 27735

ISBN: 1879816997


Good+; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; SIGNED by author with personalized inscription. 243 pages, write printed wraps. Bright, clean, and tight. Back cover shows a few dings and dimples. View more info

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Memories of a Noank Boy

By: Hewitt, George Wilcox

Price: $22.50

Publisher: The Groton Public Library: 1991

Seller ID: 28783


Very Good; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 134 pages, bound in white pictorial wraps. Black & white photos. George Hewitt's memories of his boyhood Noank before the 1938 hurricane, when fishing and lobstering were the backbone of the community. Firmly bound book; cover shows light wear and light soil. Interior crisp, clean, unmarked. View more info

Image for Five Pounds Currency, Three Pounds of Corn; Wellesley's Centennial Story

Five Pounds Currency, Three Pounds of Corn; Wellesley's Centennial Story

By: Hinchliffe, Elizabeth M.

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Town of Wellesley, Massachusetts: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30615


Very Good; Softcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; SIGNED by Elizabeth M Hinchliffe "To E. Smith". No. 563 of 999, limited numbered First Edition. 103 pp. in pictorial wraps; illustrated with black & white photos. Firmly bound. Light wear to cover, short faint crease; hint of tanning. Pages clean, lightly toned..; Signed by Author View more info

Image for Erastus Hodges, 1781-1847:  Connecticut Manufacturer, Merchant and Entrepreneur

Erastus Hodges, 1781-1847: Connecticut Manufacturer, Merchant and Entrepreneur

By: Hodges, Thoedore B.

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Phoenix Pub: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28098

ISBN: 0914659685


Fine in Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Limited first edition of 1000 copies. 360 pages, bound in dark red cloth. Crisp, clean, tight, unmarked. In crisp jacket, protected by fresh mylar sleeve. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. View more info

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History of Niagara Steam Fire Engine Co. No. 1. [New London, Connecticut]

By: Holloway, Charlotte Molyneux

Price: $178.20

Publisher: Bingham Paper Box Co., Printers: 1900

Edition: -

Seller ID: 27842


Very Good+; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; New London, CT; 95 pages, bound in dark brown cloth with gilt lettering; dark green-blue coated endpapers. 10 full page photos (mostly portraits of company officers), including frontispiece portrait of members of Niagara Engine Co. in 1900. Photo of Steamer Metropolitan (in use in 1900) and drawing of a Hand Engine. Very scarce, only one copy listed on worldcat. Well-preserved book, firmly bound. Clean cover, color slight... View more info

Image for 1776 Farmington Bicentennial; A Portfolio of Sketches by William W. Hoppin, with accompanying commentary by Lydia B. Hewes

1776 Farmington Bicentennial; A Portfolio of Sketches by William W. Hoppin, with accompanying commentary by Lydia B. Hewes

By: Hoppin, William W. (artist); Hewes, Lydia B. (author)

Price: $38.66

Publisher: Village Library Farmington, Connecticut: 1976

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 28303


Near Fine; Softcover; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 12 sketches of Farmington landscapes by artist William W. Hopping, with booklet containingLydia B. Hewes' commentary on each drawing. All in blue card portfolio. One of 1000 copies printed. All 12 sketches present, including: The Old Cemetery; Lawton Minor Fuel Co. Old Mill, Unionville; Congregational Church 1771; Old Gate; Redstone Bridge, Meadow Road; West District School 1792; Details of Standley-Whitman House HIgh ... View more info