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Image for Historic Hamden: A Guide

Historic Hamden: A Guide

By: Hammond, Katheryn N. ; Davis, Hugh H.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Hamden Bicentennial Commission: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30231


Very Good; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 67 pages in stapled wraps. Cover rubbed at head of spine, edges. Interior clean, unmarked. Brief history of Hamden Connecticut, featuring photographs & descriptions of 92 buildings and landmarks. View more info

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Poets of New London [Connecticut]; An Anthology

By: Harwood, Pliny Leroy; Rowena Mossette Harwood, (eds).

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Self-Published: 1933

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 30243


Very Good+; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; SIGNED Limited Edition, #221 of 500 copies. Signed by editors Pliny Leroy Harwood and Rowena Mossette Harwood. 163 pp, bound in plain thick card boards with cloth backed spine. Poems from 45 poets of New London Connecticut. Includes John Alsop, Dorothy Lathrop Beedy, Mary Gardner Brainard, Alice Learned Bunner, Frances Manwaring Caulkins, Thomas Huntington Chappell, Ruth Irving Conner, Joanna Bursley Dimock, Helen Earle G... 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

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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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

Image for Stories of Wethersfield :  Four Centuries of American Life in Connecticut's "Most Auncient Towne"

Stories of Wethersfield : Four Centuries of American Life in Connecticut's "Most Auncient Towne"

By: Howard, Nora

Price: $27.00

Publisher: White Publishing: 1997

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30750


Near Fine; Softcover; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; Wethersfield, CT; SIGNED by author Nora Howard with brief personalized inscription. 183 page softcover. Firmly bound. Light wear in front hinge. Pages crisp, clean.; Signed by Author View more info

Image for The Houses and History of Chester [CT]

The Houses and History of Chester [CT]

By: Hull, Cary S. (editor)

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Chester Historical Society: 1984

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 29270


Very Good+; Softcover; Oblong 24mo 5" - 6" tall; Chester, CT; 151 pages bound in pictorial wraps. Black & white photos. Illustrated history of homes & historical landmarks of Chester, CT. Bright and clean. Cover shows a short, light corner crease. Pages crisp, clean, unmarked. View more info

Image for Mystic Families and More Memories of a Native

Mystic Families and More Memories of a Native

By: Jensen, Barbara Neff

Price: $26.96

Publisher: Groton Public Library & Information Center: 1990

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 28276


Very Good-; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; SIGNED by author. 218 pages in wraps. Illustrated. Cover shows light soil and shelf rubbing. Solid binding. Interior crisp, clean. Author's memories of Mystic characters such as the Wilcox family, Dr. Thurman P. Maine, Llewelyn E. Kinney, Justin Denison, Lydia Noyes Morgan, George E. Tingley and more. ; Signed by Author View more info

Image for Musical Memories of Hartford  Drawn from Records Public and Private

Musical Memories of Hartford Drawn from Records Public and Private

By: Johnson, Frances Hall

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Witkower's: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27135


Near Fine in Good dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 313 pages, bound in full blue cloth; uncut edges (in fact a few leaves are unopened); gilt lettering. Very bright clean cover; gilt bright and intact. Tight binding; sharp corners. Fine but for lightly age-toned endpapers. Crisp and clean interior. Free of names or markings. In darkened and chipped cellophane jacket. Contents include chapters on Dudley Buck, Henry Wilson, German Quartet, Nathan Henry A... View more info

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A History of Catholics in Lyme and Old Lyme, Connecticut from Colonial Time to the Present

By: Johnson, J. Myron

Price: $27.00

Publisher: The Men's Club, Christ the King Parish: 1990

Seller ID: 27423


Near Fine; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 42 pages, bound in brown faux leather, gilt lettering. Black & white photos, sketches. Brief history of the growth of Catholicism in shoreline Connecticut and the institutional growth and clergy in Lyme and Old Lyme. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. View more info

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Noank The Ethereal Years

By: Jones, Stephen

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Noank Historical Society: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27139


Very Good-; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Memoir of Stephen Jones seafaring life in and around Noank Connecticut. 64 pages in wraps. Spine tanned. Small dimple across mid-spine. Interior clean, free of names or markings. View more info

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New London : A History of Its People

By: Kanzler, Carmelina Como (editor)

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Self-Published: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30149


Near Fine; Softcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; New London, CT; 120 p in wraps. Illustrated with photos. Crisp, clean, tight; hint of shelf rubbing. Published in celebration of New London's 350th anniversary. Overview of the various groups of immigrants who have enriched New London's history. ; View more info