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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

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: $36.00

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; spin... 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: $47.70

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 o... View more info

Image for Historic Lebanon  Highlights of an Historic Town

Historic Lebanon Highlights of an Historic Town

By: Armstrong, Robert G.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: First Congregational Church: 1950

Seller ID: 28043


Near Fine; 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 Great Trail of New England: The Old Connecticut Path

The Great Trail of New England: The Old Connecticut Path

By: Ayres, Harral

Price: $112.50

Publisher: Meador Publishing Company: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30957


Very Good in Fair dust jacket; Hardcover; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 444 pp. bound in beige cloth; gilttering; illustrated with maps, black & white photos. A dozen maps including one fold-out. Bright cloth cover; firm binding, sharp corners. Some ink marks from running pen point down exterior hinge joints of cover. Light tanning to endpapers; edges of text block. Pages clean, bright, unmarked. Dust jacket tanned & soiled; scrape & missing piece center of spine. Scar... View more info

Image for Five Discourses on the Truth and Inspiration of the Bible.   Particularly designed for the benefit of youth. By Charles Backus, Pastor of a church in Somers

Five Discourses on the Truth and Inspiration of the Bible. Particularly designed for the benefit of youth. By Charles Backus, Pastor of a church in Somers

By: Backus, Charles

Price: $110.70

Publisher: Hudson & Goodwin: 1797

Edition: -

Seller ID: 22660


Good; Hardcover; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; Hartford, CT; 173 pages, bound in leather quarter cloth over thick card covers; octodecimo. Five compartments on spine with gilt rules; gilt title. Boards scuffed, paper cover peeled & chipped away on front. Head of spine & corners chipped & worn, moderate soil. Spine peeling; gilt title partially worn away. Firmly bound. Endpapers stained & foxed. Light to moderate foxing throughout. Previous owner's name -- Daniel Seamans -... View more info

Image for THE CONNECTICUT RIVER and the Valley of the Connecticut, Three Hundred and Fifty Miles from Mountain to Sea

THE CONNECTICUT RIVER and the Valley of the Connecticut, Three Hundred and Fifty Miles from Mountain to Sea

By: Bacon, Edwin M.

Price: $31.50

Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1907

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 25882


Good+; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Ex-Library; 487 pages, bound in navy blue cloth, with gilt lettering and paste-on pictorial on front cover; top edge gilt. 95 illustrations including frontis with tissue guard. Fold-out map of Connecticut River at rear. Clean cover with moderate edge wear; fraying at ends of spine, corner tips bumped. Solid binding. Gilt lettering bright and intact. Typical library markings with numbers on spine; card pocket, withdrawn... 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. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Hamden Our Architectural Heritage

By: Becker, Martha May; Nancy Davis Sachse

Price: $38.70

Publisher: Hamden Historical Society: N.D.

Seller ID: 30553


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. Good to Very Good book. Cover tanned and lightly soiled. 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: $27.00

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. ; 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

Image for History of Connecticut ; Four Volumes Complete History of Connecticut ; Four Volumes

History of Connecticut ; Four Volumes Complete History of Connecticut ; Four Volumes

By: Bingham, Harold

Price: $108.00

Publisher: Lewis Historical Publishing Company: 1962

Seller ID: 30918


Fine; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Four volumes, each bound in green cloth (first two volumes inc. index -- 947 pages; Last two volumes inc. index -- 975 pages). Illustrated with black & white photos. Volumes I and II -- General History, Volume III Industrial and Institutional Records, Volume IV Family and Personal Records. About Fine books. Bright clean covers; firm bindings, sharp corners. Crisp unmarked pages. First few pages in Volume Two have identi... View more info

Image for The Puerto Rican Experience in Willimantic

The Puerto Rican Experience in Willimantic

By: Boujouen, Norma; Newton, James R.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Connecticut Humanities Council: c. 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20996


Very Good-; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 106 p in stapled wraps. Sponsored by the Windham Regional Community Council. Cover has 3/8" tear top edge & corner crease on back cover Spine slightly faded. Interior clean, unmarked. Survey study of the history and evolution of the Puerto Rican community in Willimantic. ; View more info