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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


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 Five Discourses on the Truth and Inspiration of the Bible.   Particularly designed for the benefit of youth. By Charles Backus, Pastor of a church in Somers

Five Discourses on the Truth and Inspiration of the Bible. Particularly designed for the benefit of youth. By Charles Backus, Pastor of a church in Somers

By: Backus, Charles

Price: $110.70

Publisher: Hudson & Goodwin: 1797

Edition: -

Seller ID: 22660


Good; Hardcover; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; Hartford, CT; 173 pages, bound in leather quarter cloth over thick card covers; octodecimo. Five compartments on spine with gilt rules; gilt title. Boards scuffed, paper cover peeled & chipped away on front. Head of spine & corners chipped & worn, moderate soil. Spine peeling; gilt title partially worn away. Firmly bound. Endpapers stained & foxed. Light to moderate foxing throughout. Previous owner's name -- Daniel Seamans -... 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

Image for The Connecticut River Valley in King Philip's War

The Connecticut River Valley in King Philip's War

By: Bacon, Edwin M.; Lodi, Edward (Editor)

Price: $18.86

Publisher: Rock Village Publishing: 2008

Seller ID: 28479


Fine; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 109 pages, in purple printed wraps. SIGNED by the editor, Edward Lodi. Crisp, clean, tight. ; Signed by Editor View more info

Image for The Charter of Connecticut  A Study

The Charter of Connecticut A Study

By: Bates, Albert Carlos

Price: $18.00

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 Plainfield Transformed:  Three Centuries of Life in a Connecticut Town 1699-1999

Plainfield Transformed: Three Centuries of Life in a Connecticut Town 1699-1999

By: Bickford, Christopher P.

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Plainfield Historical Society: 1999

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 29948


Good+; Softcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 166 pages in wraps. Limited edition, #811 of 1000 printed. Good-only book. Clean, bright cover; firm binding. Short creases on corner and short tear on back cover; edge wear. Pages clean, unmarked.; View more info

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The Puerto Rican Experience in Willimantic

By: Boujouen, Norma; Newton, James R.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Connecticut Humanities Council: c. 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20996


Very Good-; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 106 p in stapled wraps. Sponsored by the Windham Regional Community Council. Cover has 3/8" tear top edge & corner crease on back cover Spine slightly faded. Interior clean, unmarked. Survey study of the history and evolution of the Puerto Rican community in Willimantic. ; 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 200th Anniversary Town of Bozrah Connecticut's 86th Town

200th Anniversary Town of Bozrah Connecticut's 86th Town

By: Bozrah Bicentennial Committee

Price: $28.80

Publisher: Town of Bozrah: 1986

Seller ID: 30398


Very Good; Softcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 192 pages, bound in blue card covers. History of the town of Bozrah, with history of its historic places, schools, businesses, and leading families including Sweeney, Leffingwell, Beswick, Gilman, Gager, Fields, Thompson, Beard, Abel. Black & white photos of landmarks throughout. Ads from local businesses interspersed with text. Maps of Bozrah printed inside front and back covers. Cover shows light tanning on spine. P... View more info