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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; spine. Some tarnish on gold cover. Back cover moderately rubbed. Pages crisp, clean, unmarked. 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 odor. Illustrations include: Benedict & Burnham Manufacturing, Holmes, Booth & Haydens; Plume & Atwood; Randolph & Clowes; Rog... 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 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 stamp. Interior very clean and bright. Color folding map of the Connecticut River crisp and intact, although shows an additi... View more info

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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: $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. Cover lightly tanned; hint of soil. Pages clean and unmarked. 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 Historic Ledyard Volume I: Gales Ferry Village

Historic Ledyard Volume I: Gales Ferry Village

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

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Ledyard Historical Society: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 31192


Very Good-; Plastic comb binding; tall 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 136 pp, Plastic Comb binding. Contents include: Maps (including fold-out); Early Settlers; The Village; The Ferry; Roger Gale; Map of Houses and Ownership; Descriptions, b & w photos, and histories of the 40 Houses & Landmarks; Community Life; Mr. Decatur; Ledyard Houses, Genealogical Info. Clean and unmarked. Corner crease on front cover. First in a series of seven books detailing the history of Ledyard's families and villages. 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 identical center crease, clearly a production flaw. A complete and very attractive set. View more info

Image for School Memories, Columbia [Connecticut] 1732-1948

School Memories, Columbia [Connecticut] 1732-1948

By: Bowen, Kenneth; Arlene Gray; Donald and Eleanor Tuttle; et. al.

Price: $28.80

Publisher: Columbia Historical Society: 1976

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 29271


Very Good+; Softcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 68 pages; plus addenda, bound in red pictorial wrappers. Brief history, black & white photos of Columbia's schools, including Old Hop River, Pine Street, Chestnut Hill, Center, North District, and West Street. Bright clean cover with minor scuffing on back. Pages clean, bright, unmarked. View more info

Image for School Memories, Columbia [Connecticut] 1732-1948

School Memories, Columbia [Connecticut] 1732-1948

By: Bowen, Kenneth; Arlene Gray; Donald and Eleanor Tuttle; et. al.

Price: $25.20

Publisher: Columbia Historical Society: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30702


Good+; Softcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 68 pages; bound in red pictorial wrappers. First edition, no addendum. Brief history, black & white photos of Columbia's schools, including Old Hop River, Pine Street, Chestnut Hill, Center, North District, and West Street. Bright clean cover with minor scuffing on back. Pages clean, light yellowing & wrinkling on first page; small label on title page. Interior pages clean, unmarked. View more info

Image for Institute of Living  The Hartford Retreat, 1822-1972

Institute of Living The Hartford Retreat, 1822-1972

By: Braceland, Francis J.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Institute of Living:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27546


Fine; Hardcover; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 242 pages, bound in blue cloth with gold seal emblem on front cover. Endpapers decorated with sketches of the Institute's buildings. In light blue slipcase. Book appears little used; very crisp and clean. Very Good Slipcase lightly tanned. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. View more info