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Connecticut's Old Timbered Crossings

By: De Vito, Michael C.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: DeVito Enterprises: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 26045


Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; SIGNED by author on dedication page. Limited edition -- No. 1027 of 1500 copies printed. 71 pages, bound in navy blue cloth. Erratum slip laid-in. Fold-out map with locations of 125 timbered bridges in Connecticut. Index of bridges by county and town. Bright clean cover, sharp corners; modest wear at spine ends. Interior clean; light yellowing on edges of pages. Jacket with light rubbing top edg... View more info

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The Great Flood of 1936; A Pictorial Review of Flood Conditions in Hartford and East Hartford, Connecticut.

By: Dechert, Burton Deford. Jr.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Burton Deford Dechert: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27143


Very Good+; Hardcover; Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tall; Over 50 black & white photographs of the streets of Hartford and East Hartford Connecticut under water during the flooding of the Connecticut River in 1936. Bound in full blue cloth with gilt lettering. Bright clean cover, just a hint of sunning on spine. Modest edge wear. Tight binding. Short tear on edge of front endpaper. Interior crisp and bright; free of names or markings. Packaged with care and shipped in ... View more info

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Historical Catalogue of the Members of the First Church of Christ in New Haven, Connecticut (Center Church), A.D. 1639-1914

By: Dexter, Franklin Bowditch

Price: $52.20

Publisher: Privately Issued: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27847


Very Good+; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 469 pages, bound in blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine. Catlogue of 4,902 members, from 1639-1914, with index. Clean, tight cover, sharp corners. Front hinge a bit stretched. Front endpapers tanned (offset from old newspaper clippings); pages clean, unmarked, mildly age-toned. The church was formed in 1639 with seven 'pillars', most of whom migrated to other areas in the next decades: Theophilus Eaton, John Daven... View more info

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Westbrook History Happenings and Hearsay

By: Dibble, Louise Chapman; Norton, Lynda Stannard; editors.

Price: $26.96

Publisher: Westbrook Bicentennial Committee: 1976

Seller ID: 28782


Very Good-; Softcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 190 pages, orange pictorial wraps. Black & white photos .Map of Westbrook printed on inside front cover. Good to Very Good book with moderate rubbing on front cover and spine. Solid binding. Interior clean, unmarked. View more info

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Windham in the Past

By: Dole, Samuel Thomas; Dole, Frederick Howard, (ed.).

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Windham Historical Society: 1974

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 28102


Very Good; Hardcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Facsimile reprint. 611 pages, green hardcover. Solid binding, though top of spine slightly concave, corners sharp. Edges of text block lightly tanned. Interior clean, bright, unmarked. Contents include establishment of the township, early settlers, Indian troubles, military affairs, churches, division of lands, schools, Revolution, War of 1812, industry and trade, Civil War ("rebellion"), early homes, and a l... View more info

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New Britain and the Civil War with a Short Commentary on Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation

By: Domizio, Albert F.

Price: $54.00

Publisher: Self-Published: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26562


Very Good- with no dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; SIGNED by the author on the title page. 160 pages, bound in blue cloth; gilt lettering. Clean cover showing disc oloration and fading, firmly bound. Light bump at base of spine; mild scuffing on back cover. Interior crisp, clean. Author Domizio's research lists those New Britain natives who served in the Civil War, battles fought, wounded, discharged, killed in action. Packaged with care and shipped ... View more info

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Savin Rock; An Illustrated History

By: Dorman, Bennett W.

Price: $38.70

Publisher: Photo Restoration & Design: 1998

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 28509

ISBN: 0966915909


Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; SIGNED by author. 255 pages, in burgundy faux leather cover. Well-illustrated with black & white photos. History of Savin Rock amusement park . Near Fine book with light rubbing to base of spine. Clean, firmly bound with pristine interior. Jacket shows moderate rubbing on edges, one tiny tear.; Signed by Author View more info

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Register of the Society of Mayflower Descendants in the State of Connecticut 1957-1958

By: Eldred, Mrs. Roger M. (recording secretary)

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Society of Mayflower Descendants: 1958

Seller ID: 27017


Good; Softcover; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 79 pages in plastic comb binding. Cover rather soiled and scuffed. Interior lightly foxed, showing some pencil markings in the margins. Officers past and current, Connecticut members 1957-1958 --names and addresses, Signers of the Mayflower Compact, List of Passengers on the Mayflower. View more info

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Twentieth and Twenty-First Reports of the Boards of Directors of the Connecticut Industrial School for Girls, State of Connecticut, 1891.

By: Fairbank, William G. (superintendant); Smith, Henry D. (President, Board of Directors)

Price: $35.96

Publisher: Pelton & King: 1890

Seller ID: 28035


Very Good-; Softcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Middletown, CT; 59 pages, gray printed wraps. Report of the Connecticut Industrial School for Girls (basically a reform school) with statistics on ages, ethnicity, and nativity of the girls incarcerated there; treasurers report, account of donations, farm produce consumed and more. Spine chipped, edges of cover browned. Interior clean, unmarked. View more info

Image for Twenty-fourth and Twenty-Fifth Reports of the Boards of Directors of the Connecticut Industrial School for Girls, State of Connecticut, 1895.

Twenty-fourth and Twenty-Fifth Reports of the Boards of Directors of the Connecticut Industrial School for Girls, State of Connecticut, 1895.

By: Fairbank, William G. (superintendant); Smith, Henry D. (President, Board of Directors)

Price: $35.96

Publisher: Pelton & King: 1894

Seller ID: 28036


Very Good-; Softcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Middletown, CT; 71 pages, gray printed wraps. Report of the Connecticut Industrial School for Girls (basically a reform school) with statistics on ages, ethnicity, and nativity of the girls incarcerated there; treasurers report, account of donations, farm produce consumed and more. Cover browned on edges, long crease on front, light soil on back. Interior clean, unmarked. View more info

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Arsenal of the Revolution

By: Fales, Edward; Boughton, Kathryn

Price: $22.50

Publisher: The Salisbury Association, Inc.: 1997

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 27485

ISBN: 0966156609


Fine; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; About Fine book, crisp, tight, unmarked. Revolutionary War history of the tri-state region of Connecticut, New York, and Massachusetts including the towns of Sheffield, Salisbury, Millerton, Canaan, Sharon, Falls Village, Cornwall, Ashley Falls, and several other towns. View more info

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Once Upon Quoketaug: The Biography of a Connecticut Farm Family 1712-1960.

By: Favretti, Rudy J.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Stonington HIstorical Society: 2009

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 28779


Near Fine; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Willimantic, CT; 172 pages, pictorial wraps. Black & white photos. A Stonington Historical Society reprint of the original 1974 Parousia edition. Clean, crisp, tight. Previous owner's named printed inside front cover. Else Fine. Favretti, an authority on landscape architecture and agricultural history, researchs the farm life of 9 generations of the Williams famly in Quoketaug (Stonington), Connecticut. ISBN 9780979401305 View more info

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Once Upon Quoketaug: The Biography of a Connecticut Farm Family 1712-1960.

By: Favretti, Rudy J.

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Parousia Press: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30592


Good+; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Willimantic, CT; 171 p in olive green pictorial wraps. SIGNED by author, Rudy Favretti. Good to Very Good book. Spine tanned; inside edge of back cover faded. Binding solid. Interior clean, bright. Minor offset on title page from newspaper clipping. Favretti, an authority on landscaping and agricultural history, researchs the farm life of 9 generations of the Williams family in Quoketaug (Old Mystic) , Connecticut. ; Signed by... View more info

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Cannondale A Connecticut Neighborhood

By: Feeley, Marc; et, al.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Wilton Historical Society: 1987

Edition: -

Seller ID: 23803


Fine; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Crisp book, appears unread. No names or markings. View more info

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Wethersfield Volunteer Fire Department 200th Anniversary (1803-2003) Commemorative Book

By: Fippinger, Captain Richard T

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Wethersfield Volunteer Fire Department: 2003

Edition: -

Seller ID: 22099


Near Fine; Softcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 116 pages, illustrated. Brief history, chronology, and photographic account of Wethersfield Connecticut's Volunteer Fire Department. Minor rubbing on cover. Crisp, unmarked. ; View more info