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Image for Old Manchester [3 volumes]  Book I, A Picture Book; Book II, The Storytellers; Book III, Manchester Green

Old Manchester [3 volumes] Book I, A Picture Book; Book II, The Storytellers; Book III, Manchester Green

By: Adams, Milton K.; Tibeau, Anthony J. (photo reproductions)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Manchester Historical Society: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28307


Near Fine; Softcover; Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 3 volumes, all paperbacks, all first editions. Book III SIGNED by the author. Book I shows short creases at bottom corner of cover. Otherwise Very Good. Books II and III, crisp, tight, unmarked. BONUS BOOK: Includes a Near Fine copy of Manchester Remembers: The Home Front at War 1941-1945. View more info

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The Biography of a Town: Suffield, Connecticut 1670-1970

By: Alcorn, Robert Hayden

Price: $45.00

Publisher: 300th Anniversary Committee Town of Suffield: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 31372


Near Fine; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; SIGNED by author with brief personalized inscription. 365 pages, bound in burgundy quarter cloth with light brown cloth-covered boards. In brown slipcase. Issued without jacket. Near Fine book, bright, clean, tightly bound, sharp corner tips. Hint of wear at base of spine. Abrasion near top corner of front endpaper. Pages crisp, clean. About Fine slipcase.; Packaged with care -- bubble wrapped and shipped in a box.; Signed by Author View more info

Image for The Nineteenth Century Parks of Hartford ; A Legacy to the Nation

The Nineteenth Century Parks of Hartford ; A Legacy to the Nation

By: Alexopoulos, John

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Hartford Architectural Conservancy: 1983

Seller ID: 27417


Very Good-; Softcover; Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 77 pages. A well-written history of the origins of Hartford's superlative park system, including Colt, Elizabeth, Goodwin, Keney, Bushnell, Pope, and Riverside Park with mention of the influences of Frederick Law Olmsted, Horace Bushnell, John Olmsted, Rev. Francis Goodwin, Charles Eliot, Samuel Colt, Charles Pond, and more. Fold-out maps, sketches, photographs. Clean, bright. Light rubbing on cover; spine. Some tarnish on gold cover. Back cover moderately rubbed. Pages crisp, clean, unmarked. View more info

Image for The Nineteenth Century Parks of Hartford ; A Legacy to the Nation. [With Bonus Book: Elizabeth Park; A Century of Beauty by Alicia Cornelio]

The Nineteenth Century Parks of Hartford ; A Legacy to the Nation. [With Bonus Book: Elizabeth Park; A Century of Beauty by Alicia Cornelio]

By: Alexopoulos, John

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Hartford Architectural Conservancy: 1983

Seller ID: 31330

Condition: Near Fine


77 pages. A well-written history of the origins of Hartford's superlative park system, including Colt, Elizabeth, Goodwin, Keney, Bushnell, Pope, and Riverside Park with mention of the influences of Frederick Law Olmsted, Horace Bushnell, John Olmsted, Rev. Francis Goodwin, Charles Eliot, Samuel Colt, Charles Pond, and more. Fold-out maps, sketches, photographs. About Fine book, very bright, clean, tightly bound. Pages crisp, unmarked. Minor rubbing on spine. Includes BONUS BOOK : Elizabeth Park; A Century of Beauty by Alicia Cornelio, photos by William Shepherd. 96 page softcover, SIGNED b... View more info

Image for Major John Mason's Great Island [Stonington Connecticut]

Major John Mason's Great Island [Stonington Connecticut]

By: Allyn, James H.

Price: $40.50

Publisher: Roy N. Bohlander: 1988

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 31376


Fine; Softcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 97 pages. 33 illustrations, bound in blue printed wraps. 7 maps including two fold-outs -- Mason Mainland and Great Island. Includes the Mason family tree and the Niles & Allyn family tree at end of book. Fine book, bright, clean cover; tightly bound. Pages crisp, clean, unmarked. Maps pristine. ; View more info

Image for Yantic Fire Engine Co. 1847-1997; plus Norwich Firefighting (Images of America)

Yantic Fire Engine Co. 1847-1997; plus Norwich Firefighting (Images of America)

By: Amzi, Sanborn

Price: $35.00

Publisher: 150th Anniversary Celebration Committee: 1997

Seller ID: 18124

Condition: Very Good (plus Fine Bonus Book)


Pictorial wraps. Approximately 90 pages plus advertising section. Cover shows mild edgewear; short tear on top edge of back cover. Interior crisp, unmarked. Dozens of black & white photos, history of Yantic Fire Engine Co. No. 1 from its origin in 1847. Plus BONUS BOOK, Norwich Firefighting (Images of America) by Glenn M. Watts, 128 p. paperback., Arcadia Publishing; in Fine unread condition. View more info

Image for The Town and City of Waterbury, Connecticut from the Aboriginal Period to the Year Eighteen Hundred and Ninety-five; Volume II only.

The Town and City of Waterbury, Connecticut from the Aboriginal Period to the Year Eighteen Hundred and Ninety-five; Volume II only.

By: Anderson, Joseph (editor); and Anna L. Ward

Price: $58.50

Publisher: Price & Lee Company: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28044


Good+; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; New Haven, CT; Volume II only of 3 volume set. 559 pages, bound in black cloth; gilt lettering on spine.Over 75 illustrations of landmarks or infrastructure; about 45 portraits, including steel engravings. Moderate edge wear and shallow fraying at spine ends. Preliminary pages foxed; most internal pages free of foxing, but scattered foxing increasing toward later pages, especially margins of portraits. Retains a musty odor. Original steel engravings include the following factories: Benedict & Burnham Manufacturing; Holmes, Booth & Haydens; P... View more info

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In Gilead

By: Annie Hutchinson Foote

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Tolland, CT, The Clinton Press: 1970

Seller ID: 31333

Condition: Near Fine


128 pages, bound in forest green cloth, gilt titles; illustrated w/ black & white photos. SIGNED by author on front free endpaper. Firmly bound, bright clean cover, trace of wear head of spine, tip corner tips. Interior crisp, clean. History of the village of Gilead, an early farming community in Hebron Connecticut. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. View more info

Image for Historic Lebanon  Highlights of an Historic Town

Historic Lebanon Highlights of an Historic Town

By: Armstrong, Robert G.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: First Congregational Church: 1950

Seller ID: 28043


Near Fine with no dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 79 pages, bound in navy cloth. Bright and clean cover with light rubbing on edges. Firmly bound. INterior clean, bright; previous owner's name on front endpaper. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. View more info

Image for Clockmakers and Craftsmen of the Avery Family in Connecticut

Clockmakers and Craftsmen of the Avery Family in Connecticut

By: Avery, Amos G.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Connecticut Historical Society: 1987

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 30121

ISBN: 0940748940


Very Good+; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 165 pp, bound in brown cloth. Illustrated with black & white photos. Clean cover, firmly bound; minor fading. Pristine interior; no names or markings. No jacket -- published without one. View more info

Image for The Charter of Connecticut  A Study

The Charter of Connecticut A Study

By: Bates, Albert Carlos

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Connecticut Historical Society: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20950


Very Good+; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 72 pages bound in blue paper cover. Light tanning on edges of cover. Interior crisp, unmarked. ; View more info

Image for They Face the Rising Sun; A Comprehensive Story With Genealogical Material and Complete Charting of Unity Burial Ground

They Face the Rising Sun; A Comprehensive Story With Genealogical Material and Complete Charting of Unity Burial Ground

By: Beach, E. Merrill

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Trumbull Cemetery Committee: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30244


Near Fine; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; SIGNED by author with brief personalized inscription. History of Union Burial Ground, Trumbull Connecticut, with charting of every gravestone. 60 pp, bound in full green cloth. Bright clean cover; tightly bound, sharp corners. Mild rubbing at base of spine. Page crisp, clean. No dust jacket, as issued. ; Signed by Author View more info

Image for Hamden: Our Architectural Heritage

Hamden: Our Architectural Heritage

By: Becker, Martha May; Nancy Davis Sachse

Price: $40.50

Publisher: Hamden Historical Society: 1986

Seller ID: 30585


Very Good; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Hamden, CT; 199 pp; plastic comb binding. Over 150 black & white photos of houses & landmarks of Hamden Connecticut. Several maps. Very Good book, cover lightly tanned; trace of soil. Pages clean and unmarked. View more info

Image for A Journey Through Berkley, Maryland  A Tapestry of Black and White Lives Woven Together Over 200 Years at a Rural Crossroads

A Journey Through Berkley, Maryland A Tapestry of Black and White Lives Woven Together Over 200 Years at a Rural Crossroads

By: Beims, Constance R.; Tolbert, Christine P.

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Gateway Press: 2005

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30625

ISBN: 0974122602


Near Fine; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; SIGNED by author Christine Tolbert, with personalized inscription on title page. 173 pp. bound in glossy pictorial cover; illustrated with black & white photos. Firmly bound book; clean and bright. Front cover shows light shelf rubbing. Crisp pages. No other markings. History of the community of Berkley on the Susquehanna River in Harford County, Maryland, a rural village once an integral stop on the Underground Railroad, home to many free blacks whose descendants still reside there. ; Signed by One Author View more info

Image for Historic Ledyard Volume II: Ledyard Center [CT]

Historic Ledyard Volume II: Ledyard Center [CT]

By: Bell, Janice Whitman; and Carolyn E. Smith

Price: $17.96

Publisher: Ledyard Historical Society: 1987

Seller ID: 29514


Very Good; Plastic comb binding; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Softcover. 192 pp.; photos, fold-out map. Cover shows light foxing (little brown speckles). Interior crisp, clean, unmarked. Throughly researched history of Ledyard Village (Volume II in 6 volume series). View more info