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Preston in Review

By: Hall, Marion W. (editor)

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Preston Historical Society: 1971

Edition: -

Seller ID: 22240


Very Good+; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 236 pages; tan printed card covers; plastic comb binding. Illustrated. Light rubbing on cover; interior clean, no names or markings. History of Preston, early families, churches, industries, agriculture, Revolutionary War, Jabez Fitch Jr., Great Barn Burning, slavery, inns, cemeteries, early homes. Consultants Meredith Savage, Edwin Avery Park; Maps by A. Palmer Steffenson. ; View more info

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Cemetery Inscriptions in the Town of Preston [Connecticut]

By: Hall, Marion; Steffenson, Joyce; Oat, David A. (editor)

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Preston Historical Society: 1991

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 26664


Very Good+; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 165 pages, pictorial wraps. Map at back of book. Light wear on front cover. Interior crisp, tight, unmarked. Information from the original 1967 edition was based on 25 years of research by the late Marion Hall. Joyce Steffenson has added information on the burials between 1965 and 1991. View more info

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Report of the Celebration of the Centennial of the Incorporation of the Town of Marlborough [Connecticut], August 23nd and 25th 1903.

By: Hall, Mary

Price: $54.00

Publisher: Hartford Press; The Case, Lockwood & Brainard Company: 1904

Seller ID: 27018


Good; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Three Maps. 95 pages, bound in berry colored cloth. Illustrated with maps, portraits, photographs. Diagram showing the Evolution of the Town of Marlborough drawn by F. Clarence Bissel; fold-out Town Map of Hebron drawn by Isaac Pinney 1744; and map entitled "Plan of Marlborough Society as Incorporated in 1747" now detached from binding. Card of F. Clarence Bissel laid-in -- inscribed 'with compliments of the author'. Co... View more info

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Cemeteries and Burials in the Town of Preston, including Deceased Veterans, 1967

By: Hall, Sidney (Mrs.)

Price: $67.50

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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New England Cook Book: The Latest and the Best Methods for Economy and Luxury At Home

By: Harland, Marion; Parloa, Miss M.; Lincoln, Mrs. D. A.; Murrey, Thomas J.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Chas. E. Brown Publishing: 1905

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 16797


Good; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Boston; 286 pages in full cloth. Advertisements, some with color illustrations, at beginning & end of text. Cover fraying, short splits in cloth at spine ends. Light soil/ foxing on spine & edges of boards. Interior clean; previous owner's name on front endpaper. Binding solid, but starting to weaken at p 247. Ads for Taunton Iron Works, White-Warner Co, H. P . Hood dairies, Lenox Chocolates and more Massachusetts-based busines... View more info

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Hart's Guide to New York City

By: Hart, Harold H. & Ruby Davidson

Price: $38.70

Publisher: Hart Publishing Co: 1964

Seller ID: 30619


Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1331 pages, 34 maps in full color. Over 2200 personally investigated venues: restaurants, hotels, nightclubs, museums, cocktail lounges, sports, shopping, transportation, art galleries, tours, etc. Valuable resource for research or a trip down memory lane. Bound in red cloth; endpapers illustrated with maps. Bright cover, solid binding; hint of rubbing on edges. Minor tanning/soil on fore edge of ... View more info

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Reminisce The Valley The Lakes Region of New Hampshire

By: Heald, Bruce D.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Weirs Times Publishing Company: 1992

Edition: Limited/Numbered Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21431


Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 135 pages, bound in red cloth. SIGNED by the author and hand-numbered #145 of 400 copies printed. Bright, clean, tight book in jacket with one tiny tear & faint rubbing on top edge. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Packaged with care.; Signed by Author View more info

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The History of the Catholic Church in Bloomfield, Connecticut

By: Hesketh, Frederick A.

Price: $26.87

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

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Small-Town Motion Pictures and Other Sketches of Franklin County, Maine

By: Hoar, Jay S.

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Privately Printed: 1969

Edition: Limited/Numbered Edition

Seller ID: 30151


Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Number 195 of 800 copies printed. First edition. 92 pp. bound in green paper-covered boards. Illustrated with black & white photos. Bright, clean cover; binding tight and square. Light to moderate wear at spine ends. Pages clean, unmarked. Dust jacket shows several shallow tears top edge; light tanning & light soil on folds, top edge. 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: $31.50

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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Boston's "Changeful Times"; Origins of Preservation and Planning in America

By: Holleran, Michael

Price: $22.50

Publisher: The Johns Hopkins University Press: 1998

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 29519

ISBN: 0801857295


Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Clean, bright cover; solid binding (modestly concave near head of spine). Interior crisp, unmarked. In jacket with light shelf rubbing. ; Creating the North American Landscape Series 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 slight... 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 ... View more info

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The Pioneer Experiment Station [New Haven, CT], 1875-1975 A History

By: Horsfall, James Gordon

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Published in association with Union College Press, Schenectady, N.Y., by Antoca Press: 1992

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 25755

ISBN: 0963403907


Fine; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; SIGNED by author with personalized inscription. 122 pages, bound in full blue cloth. Appears as new. History of the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station in New Haven Connecticut Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Signed by Author View more info