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Image for Oyster Village to Melting Pot  The Hill Section of New Haven

Oyster Village to Melting Pot The Hill Section of New Haven

By: Lattanzi, Robert M.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Pattaconk Brook Publishers: 2000

Edition: Second Edition, revised

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30227

ISBN: 0966924304


Near Fine; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; SIGNED by author. 340 pp 232 pp, in pictorial wraps. Illustrated with black & white photos. Bright clean tight book; hint of shelf wear. Pages crisp and clean. ; Signed by Author View more info

Image for Oyster Village to Melting Pot  The Hill Section of New Haven

Oyster Village to Melting Pot The Hill Section of New Haven

By: Lattanzi, Robert M.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Pattaconk Brook Publishers: 2000

Edition: Second Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30593

ISBN: 0966924304


Fine; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; SIGNED by author. 340 pp 232 pp, in pictorial wraps. Illustrated with black & white photos. Crisp, clean, tight, unmarked. ; Signed by Author View more info

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A Photographic History of Killingworth [Connecticut]

By: Lentz, Thomas L.

Price: $38.70

Publisher: Killingworth Historical Society: 2004

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30603


Very Good; Softcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; SIGNED by author Thomas L. Lentz. 131 pp, pictorial wraps. Illustrated with black & white photos. Moderate wear in front exterior hinge joint. Clean, bright cover, firmly bound. Light edge wear. Pages crisp, clean. View more info

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County Government in Connecticut; Its History and Demise

By: Levenson, Rosaline

Price: $38.70

Publisher: University of Connecticut, Institute of Public Service: 1981

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 30306


Very Good; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 237 pp. bound in pictorial wraps; Clean cover, light edge ear. Tightly bound. No names or markings.Subtitled: The development, decline, and abolition of Connecticut's 294-year-old county governments and ... property, and employees to the State. View more info

Image for Near the Long Tidal River:  Readings in the Historical Geography of Central Connecticut

Near the Long Tidal River: Readings in the Historical Geography of Central Connecticut

By: Lewis, Thomas R.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: University Press of America: 1981

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 22434

ISBN: 0819114650


Very Good; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 147 pages. Tiny corner crease on front; faint tanning on edges of cover. Interior clean, unmarked. Signed by author Ton Lewis with a personalized inscription. Various essays on history of Connecticut River Valley, especially Manchester Connecticut industries, including: Physical Environment; Origin and Expansion of Settlement 1630-1700; Overhang and Gambrel -- Comments on Pre-Nineteenth Century Valley House Types; Loom, Life and Landscape -- Glimpse of a New England Industrial Village (Manchester, CT); Manchester's Iron Goat; Nineteenth Century Marine Prop... View more info

Image for Hartford's Catholic Legacy:  Leadership

Hartford's Catholic Legacy: Leadership

By: Liptak, Dolores

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Archdiocese of Hartford: 1999

Seller ID: 26529


Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket; Hardcover; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 437 pages, bound in light gray cloth. Crisp, clean, tight; just a hint of rubbing at base of spine. Interior pristine. Jacket rubbed on edges; two tears at bottom of back panel. The rich history of the Archdiocese of Hartford is chronicled here, beginning with the leadership of Bishop William Tyler in 1844. A companion volume has also been written by Joseph W. Duffy -- Hartford's Catholic Legacy: Parishes. View more info

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The Judicial and Civil History of Connecticut

By: Loomis, Dwight; J. Gilbert Calhoun

Price: $58.50

Publisher: Boston History Company: 1895

Seller ID: 31157


Very Good; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 639 pp., rebound in green cloth, gilt lettering on spine; illustrated with black & white portraits. Clean cover, tightly bound. Endpapers lightly darkened. Pages clean, bright, unmarked. View more info

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Houses of Essex, Volume II

By: Malcarne, Donald

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Ivoryton Library Association: 2007

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 27829

ISBN: 0975364715


Very Good+; Softcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; SIGNED by author. 179 pages, bound in illustrated card cover. Almost 200 black & white photos, maps of villages. 176 historic houses of Essex, Ivoryton and Centerbrook photographed and given a well-researched historical context. Cright clean cover shows modest shelf rubbing; minor ding at head of spine. Interior crisp and clean. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Houses of Essex

By: Malcarne, Donald

Price: $38.70

Publisher: Ivoryton Library Association: 2004

Seller ID: 30221

ISBN: 0975364707


Very Good; Softcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 130 pp, in pictorial wraps. Illustrated with over 150 black & white photos. Essex, Centerbrook and Ivoryton homesteads and village maps. Bright, clean, firmly bound book -- moderate shelf rubbing on front and back cover. Pages crisp, clean, unmarked. View more info

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A Matter of Degree: The Hartford Circus Fire and the Mystery of Little Miss 1565

By: Massey, Don; and Rick Davey

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Willow Brook Press: 2001

Edition: First Trade Edition

Seller ID: 31077

ISBN: 1930601247


Fine in Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; A Fine copy in Fine jacket. Account of a nine-year mission that lead to the discovery of arson and conspiracy in the tragic 1944 Hartford Circus Fire. View more info

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South of the Cannons: The Portuguese Families of Stonington, Connecticut; A Genealogy and Chronology

By: Mayer, Henrietta Mello

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Stonington HIstorical Society: 2011

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 30699

ISBN: 0979401372


Fine; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 187 pp, in pictorial cover; illustrated with black & white photos. Bright, crisp, tight book. No names or markings. Contents include: Descendants of Manuel Silveira Goulart and Maria Sao Joao 1798-1977; Chronology of Portuguese people living in Stonington from 1870 to 1948; Early Portuguese marriages, births, and baptismals in Stonington and New London; Portuguese men serving on ships out of Stonington and New London; Portuguese households in Stonington and New London from census records 1850-1930. Genealogy of the four American branches of the Silv... View more info

Image for Hezekiah's Children:  A History of the First Congregational Church in Bloomfield, Connecticut

Hezekiah's Children: A History of the First Congregational Church in Bloomfield, Connecticut

By: Metzger, Reverend Roscoe R.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: 1st Congregational Church: 1989

Seller ID: 18134


Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Bloomfield, CT; 92 pages, bound in brown cloth. Illustrated. Crisp, clean book. Bright clean jacket with shallow tears on top edge. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Packaged with care. View more info

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The Story of Connecticut

By: Mills, Lewis Sprague

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1943

Edition: later printing

Seller ID: 30926


Very Good with no dust jacket; Hardcover; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 496 pp. bound in amber cloth, Connecticut flag & lettering stamped in blue. Endpapers adorned with Map of Connecticut ; illustrated with black & white photos. Bright cloth cover; light edge wear, trace of soil. Firm binding; pages clean, quite bright. Store stamp on two pages, otherwise unmarked. Surprisingly scarce book. Not a first , alhtough Scribner's "A" appears on the copyright page. View more info

Image for Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route: Resource Study & Environmental Assessment

Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route: Resource Study & Environmental Assessment

By: National Park Service; Brian A. Aviles and Vicki J. Sandstead (project managers)

Price: $31.50

Publisher: National Park Service, U. S. Department of Interior: 2006

Seller ID: 31295


Very Good; Softcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 170 pp, in pictorial wraps. Illustrated with maps, photos. Cover rubbed; a few dimples; firmly bound. Crisp unmarked pages. View more info

Image for Flood Pictures of Eastern Connecticut 1936  March 12, 13, and 14

Flood Pictures of Eastern Connecticut 1936 March 12, 13, and 14

By: Norwich Bulletin Photographers

Price: $31.46

Publisher: Norwich Bulletin: 1936

Seller ID: 29222


Very Good-; Softcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Flood pictures taken by Norwich Bulletin photographers during the Hurricane Flood of 1936 on March 12, 13 and 14 only (NOT 17,18,19, 20). Photos of flood damage in towns near the Shetucket, Yantic, Natchaug and Quinnebaug Rivers. Plain printed covers with stapled binding. 31 black & white photos. Covers lightly soiled; small stain on back. Photos clean, unmarked; pages yellowed. View more info