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Image for The 1964 Dial:  Central Connecticut State College (Yearbook)

The 1964 Dial: Central Connecticut State College (Yearbook)

By: Tristram, Lorna Lee. (editor-in-chief)

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Central Connecticut State College: 1964

Seller ID: 24528


Very Good; Hardcover; Folio 13" - 23" tall; New Britain, CT; 204 p, bound in brown leatherette with gold CCSU seal on front cover. Firm binding, tight square cover. Interior clean, unmarked. We also have yearbooks for 1962, 1963, and 1965. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Packaged with care. View more info

Image for The Hendey Machine Company 1870-1920; A Brief Record of a Charter Course

The Hendey Machine Company 1870-1920; A Brief Record of a Charter Course

By: Unknown

Price: $34.20

Publisher: Privately Printed: 1922

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 27620


Very Good-; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; No. 78D in this limited edition. Section with illustrations of 19 Hendey machines, including 1870 and 1873 hand planers, 1874 and 75 models of friction shapers, 1887 plain engine lathe, 1889 15" friction shaper, 1890 20" traverse shaper1892 portable motor driven shaper, 1872 6" stroke reverse shaper, 1892 suspension shaper, 1894 continuous operating milling machine,1900 universal milling machine, 'present' He... View more info

Image for Mohegan Chief:  The Story of Harold Tantaquidgeon.

Mohegan Chief: The Story of Harold Tantaquidgeon.

By: Voight, Virginia Frances.

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Funk & Wagnalls: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 29637


Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; New York; 192 p, bound in blue cloth. SIGNED and inscribed : With all good wishes, Chief Tantaquidgeon 'X', Mohegan 1967." Chief Tantaquidgeon was unable to write and thus would sign with an X. Research suggests that his sister Gladys Tantaquidgeon -- who later became official Medicine Woman of tribe-- signed on behalf of her brother. Binding solid. Cloth cover bright and clean; nick in cloth ... View more info

Image for W. N. de Sherbinin Products, Hawleyville, Connecticut: 40th Anniversary Catalog

W. N. de Sherbinin Products, Hawleyville, Connecticut: 40th Anniversary Catalog

By: W. N. de Sherbinin Co.

Price: $31.50

Publisher: W. N. de Sherbinin: 1970

Seller ID: 19288


Very Good; Softcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Hawleyville, CT; VERY GOOD catalog of lamp parts, shades, globes, necks, couplings, filials, wrings, bases, fonts, etc. Moderate rubbing on cover; short corner crease. Interior clean, unmarked. (Newtown Connecticut manufacturing). ; 192 p.; View more info

Image for Remembering the Old Neighborhood  Stories From Hartford's North End

Remembering the Old Neighborhood Stories From Hartford's North End

By: Walden, Joan

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Jewish Historical Society of Greater Hartford: 2009

Seller ID: 29029

ISBN: 061528809X


Fine; Softcover; slim 4to 11" - 13" tall; 148 pages, pictorial wraps. Illustrated with b & w photos. A compilation of memories by and about residents of Hartford's North End covering the early and middle decades of the 20th century. Residents remembering their community, synagogues and churches, kosher butchers and corner drugstores, Albany and Blue HIlls Ave., Keney Park, Weaver High School and the Lenox Theater. View more info

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A Glimpse of Willington's Past

By: Weigold, Isabel B.; Marion Doran (ill.)

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Willington Historical Society: 1991

Seller ID: 29532


Very Good+; Plastic comb binding; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 134 pp, bibliography, fold-out map; softcover in plastic comb binding. Survey of Willington Connecticut 18th and 19th century houses & buildings: description, original owner, current owner, history. Over 85 building sketches included. Clean, unmarked; minor signs of use.. View more info

Image for Connecticut Physicians in the Civil War

Connecticut Physicians in the Civil War

By: Weld, Stanley B.

Price: $38.66

Publisher: Connecticut Civil War Centennial Commission: 1964

Seller ID: 27971


Very Good+; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 61 pages, gray printed wraps, stapled binding. Contents include: Army Medical Practice, Connecticut Surgeons and Their Regiments, Connecticut Surgeons in the Navy, Other Assignments, Index of Connecticut Surgeons, Bibliography, and more. Clean cover, light tanning on back. Interior crisp, clean, unmarked. View more info

Image for From Bicycles To Buicks:  The Story of Behrens and Bushnell [Ivoryton Connecticut]

From Bicycles To Buicks: The Story of Behrens and Bushnell [Ivoryton Connecticut]

By: Wells, Michael J.

Price: $40.50

Publisher: Essex Historical Society: 1997

Seller ID: 15676


Very Good; Softcover; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 110 pages in wraps. Light wrinkling on cover and first three pages. Text crisp. Story of Linwell Behrens and Clarence Bushnell successes in building their turn-of-the-century Ivoryton CT bicycle business into a thriving auto dealership, selling Oldsmobiles, Wintons, Cadillacs, Chalmers, Pope Hartfords, as well as Indian, Excelsior, and Pope motorcycles. ; View more info

Image for The Old Fulling Mill of Pomfret, Connecticut

The Old Fulling Mill of Pomfret, Connecticut

By: Wetherbee, Olive Pike

Price: $47.70

Publisher: Self-Published: 1971

Seller ID: 30427


Very Good with no dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 148 pp, bound in salmon colored cloth. Information gleaned from Daybooks and Ledgers of the Old Fulling Mill of Pomfret, Connecticut; in the Jericho District of Abingdon Parish. Clean, tightly bound cover; fading on spine- front cover. Light foxing on endpapers. Interior pages bright, clean, unmarked. View more info

Image for The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records: Branford 1644-1850; Bridgeport 1821-1854

The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records: Branford 1644-1850; Bridgeport 1821-1854

By: White, Lorraine Cook

Price: $23.40

Publisher: Genealogical Publishing Company: 2010

Seller ID: 29227

ISBN: 0806314788


Near Fine; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 326 pages. Crisp, tight, unmarked. Hint of rubbing to one corner tip. Appears unused. View more info

Image for Durham's Heritage  Men and Homes of Early Durham

Durham's Heritage Men and Homes of Early Durham

By: Whited, Milton H.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Durham Historical Society: 2004

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 28074


Fine; Softcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Crisp, tight and unread. View more info

Image for The History of the University of Connecticut School of Nursing, 1942-1981 (Heritage of Accomplishment)

The History of the University of Connecticut School of Nursing, 1942-1981 (Heritage of Accomplishment)

By: Widmer, Carolyn Ladd

Price: $31.46

Publisher: University of Connecticut: 1990

Edition: -

Seller ID: 25186


Very Good+; Softcover; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 115 pages, in blue printed card covers. Clean, bright, unmarked. Firmly bound. Top corner tip of cover lightly bent. View more info

Image for Wethersfield in Sketch and Story

Wethersfield in Sketch and Story

By: Wolf, Eleanor B.

Price: $38.66

Publisher: E.B. Wolf: 1986

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 29272


Very Good+; Softcover; Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; SIGNED by Eleanor Wolf on title page with brief personalized inscription. Previous owner's name written in red ink at top of title page. 145 pges, printed covedrs, plastic comb binding. Modest wear, a bit of light dust soiling on covers. Pages clean and bright. Sketches of houses, steamboats, schools, ice house, Buck Brothers Fish House, Buck's Corner, and more.Brief genealogy of the Buck family of Wethersfi... View more info

Image for Bristol Connecticut in World War II, 1939-1946

Bristol Connecticut in World War II, 1939-1946

By: World War II Historical Committee of Bristol, Connecticut

Price: $27.00

Publisher: World War II Historical Comm: 1947

Seller ID: 23085


Near Fine with no dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 330 pages, bound in blue cloth; gold lettering. Bright clean cover, sharp corners, tight binding. Numerous black & white photographs.Pristine interior. As new. Includes Honor Roll Gold Star, Honor Roll, Guard Units, Fundamental Boards, Regular Agencies, War Emergency Activities, Relief Activities, Merchants, Veteran's Organizations, Civic Clubs, Churches, Industries. Packaged with care and ship... View more info

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Calder in Connecticut

By: Zafran, Eric M. ; Elizabeth Mankin Kornhauser; Cynthia Roman

Price: $40.50

Publisher: Rizzoli: 0

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 30055

ISBN: 0918333156


Near Fine; Softcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Includes BONUS BOOK; see below. . 168 pp. Published in conjunction with Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art. Fine, just a hint of shelf rubbing on rear cover. Bright, clean, crisp, tight. No markings, no tears. BONUS BOOK: Calder: Storm King Art Center ; Folio-size paperback in About Fine condition; brilliant photos of Calder scuptures at Storm King Art Center, Mountainville, New York. View more info