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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; spin... 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 o... 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... 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 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 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

Image for The History of Waterbury, Connecticut: The Original Township Embracing Present Watertown and Plymouth and Parts of Oxford, Wolcott, Middlebury, Prospect and Naugatuck : With an Appendix of Biography, Genealogy and Statistics

The History of Waterbury, Connecticut: The Original Township Embracing Present Watertown and Plymouth and Parts of Oxford, Wolcott, Middlebury, Prospect and Naugatuck : With an Appendix of Biography, Genealogy and Statistics

By: Bronson, Henry

Price: $162.00

Publisher: Bronson Brothers: 1858

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28042


Very Good; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Waterbury, CT; 582 pages, plus corrections, bound in brown leather, gilt borders rules, lettering; marbled endpapers. Engravings inc, frontis View of the City of Waterbury, portraits, other views such as the Works of Waterbury Brass Company , Scovill Manufacturing Co., Brown and Brothers, Holmes, Booth and Hayden. Two maps: Old Township of Waterbury and The Village of Mattatuck. Good to Very Good book. This copy is ... View more info

Image for Christ Church Parish and Cathedral, Hartford, Connecticut, 1762-1942. An Historical Sketch.

Christ Church Parish and Cathedral, Hartford, Connecticut, 1762-1942. An Historical Sketch.

By: Burr, Nelson R.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Church Missions Publishing Co.: 1942

Seller ID: 27503


Near Fine; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 58 pages, in stapled wraps. Modest signs of use. Clean, tight, unmarked. Light foxing on blank fly page at back of book. View more info

Image for Celebrate! West Hartford;  An Illustrated History

Celebrate! West Hartford; An Illustrated History

By: Butterworth, Miriam; Ellsworth Grant; and Richard Woodworth

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Celebrate West Hartford: 2001

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 30602


Near Fine; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Signed by Miriam Butterworth, Ellsworth Grant; and Richard Woodworth. ISBN 0971196206. Crisp, clean, tight. Minor shelf rubbing on back cover.; Signed by All Authors View more info

Image for Cornwall, Connecticut, a Small New England Town  A Sociological Study

Cornwall, Connecticut, a Small New England Town A Sociological Study

By: Calhoun, Mary Swift

Price: $31.50

Publisher: The Marvelwood School: 1984

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 29478


Very Good; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Includes BONUS BOOKS; see below. SIGNED by the author, Mary Swift Calhoun. 94 pages. Black & white photos, 7 maps. Minor crease on edge of front cover. Pages crisp, clean. BONUS BOOKS: Phases of the History of Cornwall, by Sidney K. MItchell; 39 p. pamphlet, 1981; in Fine condition. And Cornwall, A Sampling of Our Heritage, 1975, 47 p. pamphlet In VG condition. ; Signed by Author View more info