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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: $54.00

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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People's History: The Story of Hartford Areas Rally Together

By: HART; David Ratcliffe

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Hart (Hartford Areas Rally Together): 1995

Seller ID: 31242


Near Fine; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 180 pp. bound in pictorial wraps. Community organizing and political empowerment in the neighborhoods of Hartford Connecticut in the 70s, 80s and 90s, through the work of Hartford Areas Rally Together. Bright, crisp, tight book. No names or markings. View more info

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Poets of New London [Connecticut]; An Anthology

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

Price: $22.50

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 Gilbert, Daniel Huntington, George Parsons Lathrop, Walter Learned, Beatrice Cameron Mansfield, Olin Winfield Page, Edith Mati... 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 design of the town center in Norfolk Connecticut. View more info

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The History of the Catholic Church in Bloomfield, Connecticut

By: Hesketh, Frederick A.

Price: $18.00

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: $27.00

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 slightly uneven, bright gilt; light wear extremities. Interior clean, unmarked. Blank flypages browned. Sub-titled: From Reorganiza... 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 Street; Deming-Lewis House Main Street; Main House Miss Porter's School; Old Grist Mill Farmington River; Indian Monument Ri... View more info

Image for Colt: The Making of an American Legend

Colt: The Making of an American Legend

By: Hosley, William

Price: $36.00

Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press: 1996

Seller ID: 30833


Very Good-; Softcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 254 pp. pictorial wraps; over 200 illustrations. Good to Very Good. Bright, crisp, tight book. No names or markings. Two corner creases on back cover; one 3" long. Pristine pages, no names or markings. View more info

Image for Stories of Wethersfield :  Four Centuries of American Life in Connecticut's "Most Auncient Towne"

Stories of Wethersfield : Four Centuries of American Life in Connecticut's "Most Auncient Towne"

By: Howard, Nora

Price: $27.00

Publisher: White Publishing: 1997

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30750


Near Fine; Softcover; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; Wethersfield, CT; SIGNED by author Nora Howard with brief personalized inscription. 183 page softcover. Firmly bound. Light wear in front hinge. Pages crisp, clean.; Signed by Author View more info

Image for The Houses and History of Chester [CT]

The Houses and History of Chester [CT]

By: Hull, Cary S. (editor)

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Chester Historical Society: 1984

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 29270


Very Good+; Softcover; Oblong 24mo 5" - 6" tall; Chester, CT; 151 pages bound in pictorial wraps. Black & white photos. Illustrated history of homes & historical landmarks of Chester, CT. Bright and clean. Cover shows a short, light corner crease. Pages crisp, clean, unmarked. View more info

Image for Mystic Families and More Memories of a Native

Mystic Families and More Memories of a Native

By: Jensen, Barbara Neff

Price: $26.96

Publisher: Groton Public Library & Information Center: 1990

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 28276


Very Good-; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; SIGNED by author. 218 pages in wraps. Illustrated. Cover shows light soil and shelf rubbing. Solid binding. Interior crisp, clean. Author's memories of Mystic characters such as the Wilcox family, Dr. Thurman P. Maine, Llewelyn E. Kinney, Justin Denison, Lydia Noyes Morgan, George E. Tingley and more. ; Signed by Author View more info