Books on Connecticut Town and City Histories
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    Alcorn, Robert Hayden:  The Biography of a Town Suffield Connecticut.  Suffield, Conn.: Three Hundredth Anniversary Committee, (1970). First Edition. Near fine in 1/4 red cloth and tan cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. An octavo of 9 by 6 inches with a gift inscription in red ink on the fly title page. Without a dust jacket and not sure if it had one when issued. 365 pages including an index, bibliography, appendices and text. Illustrated through-out with images from black and white photographs.
    TB32123  $60.00



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    Anderson, Russell F. with research done by Albert Dock:  The British Raid On Essex April 8, 1814.  Essex, Conn.: Essex Historical Society, 1981. First Edition. Fine in heavy, printed paper wraps over a double staple binding. A small quarto measuring 10 3/4 by 8 inches containing 20 pages of text. Without a dust jacket as issued. Describes, in extremely fine detail, the action taken by the British during the War of 1812 to knock out the threat the ship building harbor of Essex (then called Point Pettipaug) with its production of merchant ships and vessels for privateers under construction to break the British blockade of Long Island Sound.
    TB28658  $35.00



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    Anderson, Jeffrey W. and Helen A. Harrison:  En Plein Air The Art Colonies at East Hampton and Old Lyme, 1880-1930.  Old Lyme, Conn. and East Hampton, NY: Florence Griswodl Museum and Guild Hall Museum, (1989). First Edition. Fine in heavy, printed paper wraps over an adhesive binding. An oblong octavo of 8 1/2 by 10 1/2 inches. Without a dust jacket as issued. One of only 1,000 copies printed. 72 pages of text and illustrations in black and whtie and in color.
    TB31860  $20.00



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    Anonymous:  Celebration Of Guilford's Two Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary 1639-1889 Catalogue Of Relics.  New Haven: The Stafford Printing Co., 1889. First Edition. Very good in heavy, printed paper wraps over an adhesive and stapled binding. An octavo of 9 by 5 13/16 with shallow chipping of the front cover and at the ends of the spine. There are also notes and a prior owner's name written in pencil on the title page. Without a dust jacket as issued. 56 pages followed by the printed page on the recto side of the rear cover. A listing of the relics loaned to the town of Guilford in celebration of its 250th anniversary. A total of 748 items are listed with the names of their owners followed by a list of oldest homes in Guilford and the original settlers to the town.
    TB30469  $60.00



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    Anonymous:  An address, Delivered At The Formation Of The Lycurgan Association, In Yale College.  New Haven, Conn.: Printed by A. H. Maltby & Co., 1820. First Editiion. Very good in printed self wraps with an over-sewn tread binding. An octavo of 8 5/16 by 4 7/8 inches with light tanning and foxing throughout. Without a dust jacket. 16 printed pages. (A Checklist of American Imprints 1820-1829, 2303)
    TB31004  $35.00




  • [Baker & Tilden]:  East Hartford, Connecticut Villages [From the Baker & Tilden Atlas of Hartford City & County].  Hartford: Baker & Tilden, 1869. . A one page map in near fine condition measuring approximately 16 1/2 by 13 inches (border to border) being page 8 removed from the original Baker & Tilden Atlas of Hartford City and Hartford County of 1869. The map contains surveys of three villages within the Town of East Hartford: Burnside, Naubuc Vicinity and Hockanum all drawn to different scales ranging from 20 to 66 rods to the inch. Overall this is a highly detailed, hand colored map showing the placement and relative size and shape of buildings in the above named three villages with each property identified with its borders and the names of the owner or business in residence. Roads, paths, railroad lines, town borders, streams and rivers are shown. This original, hand-colored map makes a fine decorative item when matted and framed; as well as being a perfect genealogical resource for local history.
    TB23876  $50.00




  • [Baker & Tilden]:  Rocky Hill, Connecticut [From the Baker & Tilden Atlas of Hartford City & County].  Hartford: Baker & Tilden, 1869. . A one page map in near fine condition measuring approximately 16 by 13 inches (border to border) being page 28 removed from the original Baker & Tilden Atlas of Hartford City and Hartford County of 1869. The map contains two surveys of five districts in the Town of Rocky HIll: North, Middle, South, West and Beckley Quarter Districts all drawn with a scale of 120 rods to the inch; and, the middle district of Rocky Hill is in a larger scale allowing more detail in the upper left corner of the map with a scale of 28 inches to one mile. A small section of the map is devoted to listing the Rocky Hill businesses to include two dealers in groceries and provisions, manufacturers, house builder, a hotel, coal dealer, a machinist and a butcher. Overall this is a highly detailed, hand colored map showing the placement and relative size and shape of buildings in the town of Rocky Hill with each property identified with the names of the owner or business in residence. Roads, paths, railroad lines, town borders, streams and rivers are shown. This original, hand-colored map makes a fine decorative item when matted and framed; as well as being a perfect genealogical resource for local history.
    TB23879  $50.00




  • [Baker & Tilden]:  East Hartford, Connecticut [From the Baker & Tilden Atlas of Hartford City & County].  Hartford: Baker & Tilden, 1869. . A one page map in near fine condition measuring approximately 16 by 13 inches (border to border) being page 7 removed from the original Baker & Tilden Atlas of Hartford City and Hartford County of 1869. The map contains a survey of the Town of East Hartford including its districts of North, North Centre, North Mill, Joint, Meadow, Willow Brook, South Mill, South, South Middle and South East Districts drawn with a scale of 2 inches to the mile. Overall this is a highly detailed, hand colored map showing the placement and relative size and shape of buildings in the town of East Hartford with each property identified with the names of the owner or business in residence. Roads, paths, railroad lines, town borders, streams and rivers are shown. This original, hand-colored map makes a fine decorative item when matted and framed; as well as being a perfect genealogical resource for local history.
    TB23881  $50.00




  • [Baker & Tilden]:  Farmington and Plainville, Connecticut [From the Baker & Tilden Atlas of Hartford City & County].  Hartford: Baker & Tilden, 1869. . A one page map in near fine condition measuring approximately 16 by 13 inches (border to border) being page 33 removed from the original Baker & Tilden Atlas of Hartford City and Hartford County of 1869. The map contains two surveys of the Town of Farmington and its village of Plainville both drawn to a scale of 30 rods to the inch. Overall this is a highly detailed, hand colored map showing the placement and relative size and shape of buildings in the above named areas with each property identified with its borders and the names of the owner or business in residence. Roads, paths, railroad lines, town borders, streams and rivers are shown. In the Plainville section the old Farmington Canal is shown. This original, hand-colored map makes a fine decorative item when matted and framed; as well as being a perfect genealogical resource for local history.
    TB23883  $50.00




  • [Baker & Tilden]:  Bristol, Connecticut [From the Baker & Tilden Atlas of Hartford City & County].  Hartford : Baker & Tilden, 1869. . A one page map in near fine condition measuring approximately 16 by 14 inches (border to border) being page 43 removed from the original Baker & Tilden Atlas of Hartford City and Hartford County of 1869. The map is drawn to a scale of 320 rods to the mile and shows the 12 districts of Bristol to include Polkville, South Village and Forestville. Overall this is a highly detailed, hand colored map showing the placement and relative size and shape of buildings in the town of Bristol with each property identified with the names of the owner or business in residence. Roads, paths, railroad lines, town borders, streams and rivers are shown. This original, hand-colored map makes a fine decorative item when matted and framed; as well as being a perfect genealogical resource for local history.
    TB23884  $50.00




  • [Baker & Tilden]:  Southington, Connecticut [From the Baker & Tilden Atlas of Hartford City & County].  Hartford : Baker & Tilden, 1869. . A one page map in near fine condition measuring approximately 16 by 13 inches (border to border) being page 31 removed from the original Baker & Tilden Atlas of Hartford City and Hartford County of 1869. The map is drawn to a scale of 180 rods to the inch and shows the ten districts of Southington to include Marion, Plantsville and showing the Quinnipiac River bisecting much of the town. A business directory for both Southington and Plantsville appear in opposite corners of the map listing lawyers, physicians, manufacturers, dealers in coal, drugs and medicines, livery stables, blacksmiths and news dealers as well as dry goods dealers. Overall this is a highly detailed, hand colored map showing the placement and relative size and shape of buildings in the town of Southington with each property identified with the names of the owner or business in residence. Roads, paths, railroad lines, town borders, streams and rivers are shown. This original, hand-colored map makes a fine decorative item when matted and framed; as well as being a perfect genealogical resource for local history.
    TB23886  $50.00




  • [Baker & Tilden]:  New Britain, Connecticut [From the Baker & Tilden Atlas of Hartford City & County].  Hartford : Baker & Tilden, 1869. . A one page map in near fine condition measuring approximately 16 by 13 inches (border to border) being page 30 removed from the original Baker & Tilden Atlas of Hartford City and Hartford County of 1869. The map is drawn to a scale of 100 rods to the inch and shows the six districts of New Britain. Overall this is a highly detailed, hand colored map showing the placement and relative size and shape of buildings in the town of New Britain with each property identified with the names of the owner or business in residence. Roads, paths, railroad lines, town borders, streams and rivers are shown. This original, hand-colored map makes a fine decorative item when matted and framed; as well as being a perfect genealogical resource for local history.
    TB23887  $50.00




  • [Baker & Tilden]:  Bloomfield, Connecticut [From the Baker & Tilden Atlas of Hartford City & County].  Hartford : Baker & Tilden, 1869. . A one page map in near fine condition measuring approximately 16 by 13 inches (border to border) being page 35 removed from the original Baker & Tilden Atlas of Hartford City and Hartford County of 1869. The map is drawn to a scale of 160 rods to the inch and shows the eight districts of Bloomfield to include the two Scotland Districts, the Duncaster and Old Farm Districts. There is a separate small insert of Bloomfield Center drawn at a scale of 30 rods to the inch which shows property borders and names of property owners. A business directory for Bloomfield is shown on the map listing a hotel, dry goods dealer, and manufacturers. Overall this is a highly detailed, hand colored map showing the placement and relative size and shape of buildings in the town of Bloomfield with each property identified with the names of the owner or business in residence. Roads, paths, railroad lines, town borders, streams and rivers are shown. This original, hand-colored map makes a fine decorative item when matted and framed; as well as being a perfect genealogical resource for local history.
    TB23889  $50.00



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    Baldwin, Ernest H.:  Stories Of Old New Haven.  New York: The Abbey Press, (1902). First Edition. Good in purple cloth covered boards with faint remnants of gilt text on the spine and with white text and illustrations on the front board. A small quarto of 7 3/4 by 5 1/4 inches with wear and rubbing to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine, to the joints and the tips of the boards. The front and rear hinges are cracked, but not separated, and there is a former owner's name in pencil on the first free end page. 204 pages of text illustrated 14 engraved plates.
    TB29231  $20.00



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    Barnes, Stan:  Random Recollections Anecdotal Tales of a Bygone Guilford.  Guilfrod, Conn.: Guilford Courier, (2005). First Edition. Near fine in heavy, printed paper wraps over an adhesive binding. A square octavo of 8 1/2 by 8 1/2 inches. Without a dust jacket as issued. 104 pages of text illustrated from photographs. A collection of anecdotal stories about Guilford, Connecticut which appeared in The Guilford Courier from 2000 to 2005.
    TB30466  $25.00



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    Barry, Beatrice, and Mary Mackey (Compilers:  A Sharon Bibliography Based On The Sawtell Collection and Other Material in the Hotchkiss Library.  Sharon, Connecticut: Self Published, 1951. Typewritten manuscript. A typewritten, self-published bibliography in heavy typed paper wraps over a stapled binding which is in very good condition. A quarto measuring 11" by 8 1/2" with minor wear. Without a dust jacket as issued. 14 pages followed by additions dated July 1952 of 5 pages, followed by additions of 1953 of 4 pages and that is followed by Additions of 1954 in carbon copy 4 pages and finally Additions of 1956 of 2 pages in carbon copy.
    TB27585  $15.00



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    Beach, E. Merrill:  Trumbull: Chruch and Town A History Of The Colonial Town Of Trumbull And Of Its Church.  Trumbull, Conn.: Trumbull Historical Commission, c 1955, 1956. Second Edition. Fine in dark red cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and on the front board. An octavo of 9 by 6 inches with hints of rubbing to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine. Without a dust and probably as issued. 165 pages including a map of the town, bibliography and text. Illustrated throughout from black and white photographs.
    TB30630  $25.00



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    Benham, J. H.:  Benham's City Directory and Annual Advertiser for 1847-8 To Which Is Added A Directory For Fair Haven.  New Haven: J. H. Benham, 1847. First Edition. Very good+ in 1/4 leather and printed, paper covered boards over a sewn binding. A 16mo of 6 1/2 by 4 1/4 inches with the leather at the head and heel of the spine worn down to the edges of the text block and with rubbing and light wear to the paper at the edges of the boards. There is a scrap piece of paper attached to the front paste down The city directory for both New Haven and Fair Haven. 167 pages of text with ads on the first three pages and last eleven pages.
    TB31836  $95.00



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    Bicentennial Committee:  Hebron, Connecticut Bicentennial August 23d to 25th, 1908.  Hebron, Conn.: Bicentennial Committee, 1910. First Edition. Very good+ in tan cloth covered boards with black text on the spine and black text and a design on the front board. A small quarto of 9 1/4 by 6 inches with a 1 1/4 inch stain on the upper rear corner of the front board and slight tanning to the cloth on the spine. Without a dust jacket. This is the real book - the original....not one of those ridiculous print-on-demand knock offs many of which are offered at high prices. "An account of the celebration of the two hundredth anniversary of the incorporation of the town." (from the title page) 77 pages illustrated with a fold-out map of the town and several plates from black and white photographs. A clean and tight copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB29967  $25.00



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    Birge, Edward Coley:  Westport Connecticut The Making of a Yankee Township.  New York: The Writers Publishing Co., Inc., (1926). First Edition. Very good in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. A 12mo measuring 7 3/8" by 4 7/8" with rubbing and wear to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine and with what appears to be two narrow white paint stains on the front board. Without a dust jacket. Signed by the author on the first free end page without an inscription or date. 200 pages of text with a postscript by Mary Coley Gage. Illustrated with a frontispiece of an early engraving by John Warner Barber of the bridge over the Saugatuck River in the center of town as well as four black and white photographic plates.
    TB28285  $85.00



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    Boas, Norman Francis:  Stonington During The American Revolution.  Mystic, Conn.: Seaport Autographs, 1990. First Edition, First printing. Fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. A small quarto measuring 9 1/4" by 6 1/2" with a with a hint of dust staining to the top edge of the text block. In a fine, unclipped (no price) dust jacket. 195 pages including an index, bibliography, appendices and text. Illustrated with photographs, facsimiles of historical documents and reproductions of contemporary works of art.
    TB29219  $50.00



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    Bowen, Clarence Winthrop:  The History of Woodstock Connecticut.  Norwood, Mass.: Self Published, 1926. First Edition, Limited Edition. Very good+ in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and front board. A small quarto measuring 10 1/2" by 7" with rubbing and light wear to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine, the cloth over the tips of the boards is worn through and there is a tribute to the author pasted onto the front fixed end sheet. One of only 450 copies printed with the copy identified as number 322 and this copy is signed by the author on the limitation page. 691 pages including an index, appendices and text. Illustrated with maps and images from black and white photographs.
    TB29470  $275.00



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    Brooks, George S.:  Cascades And Courage The History of the Town of Vernon and the City of Rockville Connecticut.  Rockville, Conn.: Self Published, 1955. First Edition. Near fine in bright blue cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and on the front board. A small quarto of 9 by 6 inches with a gift inscription on the first free end page. In a good, unclipped dust jacket with 1/4 inch deep chipping from the upper edge of the spine and front panels and the front panel.with a long 2 inch deep chip from the lower edge of the rear panel. 529 pages of text including an index. Illustrated throughout from black and white photographs.
    TB31690  $50.00



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    Brusic, Lucy McTeer:  Amidst Cultivated and Pleasant Fields A Bicentennial History of North Haven, Connecticut.  Canaan, NH: Phoenix Publishing, 1986. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 tan and gray cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and an illustrated paper label on the front board and with illustrated end sheets. In a very near fine unclipped dust jacket with minor light wear at the ends of the spine area and a closed 1/2" tear at the upper edge of the front panel. Signed by the author on the title page. 304 pages including an index, a list of illustrations and credits, sources and notes to include a list of first 40 families in North Haven about 1715 and 1727, a list of Revolutionary War Soldiers connected with North Haven, and a list of North Haven Selectmen from 1786 to 1986. Illustrated with photographs and maps throughout.
    TB22785  $30.00




  • Bush, Celeste E.:  The Thomas Lee House, East Lyme, Connecticut.  East Lyme, Conn.: The East Lyme Historical Society, 1935. First Edition, First printing. Very good in light green printed wraps with a double stapled binding. There area a number of white spots (paint) on the front panel and the corners of the text are somewhat curled. Without a dust jacket as issued. Unpaginated but containing 14 pages of text. Illustrated with black and white photographs and line drawings.
    TB22633  $20.00



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    Carr, John C.:  Early History of Branford.  Branford, Conn.: The Branford Historical Society, 1985. Reprint of 1985. Fine in heavy printed paper covered wraps over a stapled binding. An octavo of 8 1/2 by 5 3/8 inches. Without a dust jacket as issued. (52) pages containing an index and text followed by a fold-out map of the town as it may have been laid out in 1699 and in 1710 which is laid-in at the rear of the booklet.
    TB31333  $20.00



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    Caulkins, Miss F. M. [Francis Manwaring]:  History of Norwich, Connecticut, From its Settlement in 1660, to January 1845.  Norwich: Thomas Robinson, 1845. First Edition. Good in its original decorated, light green cloth covered binding with bold gilt text on the spine and extensive blind embossing to both boards. A small octavo of 8 by 5 inches with the cloth over the joints split, yet the binding remains strong with no problems with the hinges. The contents are foxed throughout, but particularly on the front 25 pages and the rear pages. There is an early prior owner's name in pencil on the first free end page. 359 pages of text. Illustrated with a frontispiece engraving and four plates protected by tissue guards. (Sabin, 11572)
    TB29961  $100.00



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    City of Bridgeport, Connecticut:  Municipal Register Of The City of Bridgeport for 1899.  Bridgeport, Conn.: T. W. Joyce Printing Co., 1899. First Edition. Fair in it original dark green cloth covered boards with faded silver text on the spine and the same on the front board together with blind embossing on both boards and the spine. An octavo of 8 3/4 by 5 1/2 inches with the cloth torn by 1 1/2 inches at the upper corner of the front board and with the cloth worn through at the tips of the boards. Without a dust jacket. 552 pages including messages from the mayor and financial reports for the city.
    TB29995  $25.00



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    Clark, Howard:  Saga Of Pomperaug Plantation 1673-1973 Southbury Tercentennial.  Southbury, Conn.: Southbury Tercentennial Committee, (1973). First Edition. Fine in bright red cloth covered boards with a gilt title label on the front board. A small quarto of 9 3/4 by 7 3/8 inches with map end sheets. Without a dust jacket. 77 pages including a list of subscribers and text. Illustrated with maps and with images throughout from black and white photographs.
    TB30634  $20.00



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    Clarke (Editor), Elizabeth W.:  Before & After 1776 A Comprehensive Chronology of The Town of Greenwich: 1640-1976.  Greenwich, Conn.: Historical Society of the Towns of Greenwich, 1976. First Edition, Limited Edition. Near fine in 1/4 white and green cloth covered boards with green text on the spine and gilt text stamped on the front board. A small quarto of 11 7/8 by 8 3/8 inches. In a very good+, unclipped dust jacket with heavy wear and rubbing to the ends of the spine area and with small chips to the upper fore corners of the panels over the tips of the boards. One of only 727 copies printed with this copy identified as number 361 on the limitation page. 183 pages including an index, appendices and text. Illustrated throughout from black and white photographs, maps and line drawings and with a double page, color painting of a British raid on the town.
    TB30676  $40.00



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    Cothren, William:  History of Ancient Woodbury, Connecticut From the First Indian Deed in 1659 to 1854 Including the Present towns of Washington, Southbury, Bethlem, Roxbury, and a part of Oxford and Middlebury. Volumes I, II and III.  Waterbury: Bronson Brothers, 1854, 1872 and 1879. First Edition. All three volumes of this complete set are similarly bound in their original dark brown, ribbed cloth covered boards with blind embossed borders on the boards and gilt text on the spines. They are all in very good+ condition; although volume III has a broken front hinge and volume II has an early prior owner's name on the front paste down. Foxing is limited to the preliminaries and index pages of volume I, the text blocks are otherwise tight and clean. Volume I contains 480 pages of text followed by a seven page index and a page of additions and corrections. The text is illustrated with a map, one engraving and numerous facsimiles of early settlers’ signatures and the marks of many Native Americans on the 17th century deeds they signed. Volume II contains pages 481 to 1610 followed by a six page index and three pages of errata. It is illustrated with a frontispiece of the author from an engraving, ten plates and vignettes throughout. Volume III contains 706 pages followed by four pages of additions and corrections and a one page index. Its focus is exclusively related to genealogical data for the town of Woodbury and for ancient Stratford from 1639 to 1728. An very uncommon set written over 32 years which covers the full history of the area. With its historical references to the early Indian deeds and genealogies of its early settlers in the third volume it remains a valuable source of information. Howes in his bibliography of U.S.Iana consider this "mildly scarce". (Howes C-796; Sabin 17029)
    TB31838  $750.00




  • [D. H. Hurd]:  East Part of City of New Haven (Fairhaven), [Connecticut]. [Removed From the D. H. Hurd Atlas of New Haven County, Connecticut].  Boston: D. H. Hurd, Circa 1893. . A one page map in near fine condition measuring approximately 28 by 17 3/4 inches (border to border) being page 75 removed from the original D. H. Hurd Atlas of New Haven County of 1893. The main part of the map showing the 11th, 12th and 14th Wards and Fairhaven East is drawn to a scale of 750 feet to the inch. Two insets are shown on the right side of the map showing East Rock Park and the town of Oxford, Connecticut. Overall this is a hand colored map showing the location of major streets and waterways within the East part of New Haven. This map is in perfect condition with no tears, chips or major creasing.
    TB22982  $40.00



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    [Daughters of the American Revolution, Connecticut . Sarah Whitman Trumbull Chapter]:  History of Ancient Westbury And Present Watertown From Its Settlement to 1907.  n.p.: no publisher stated, printed by The Heminway Press of Waterbury, Conn., 1907. First Edition. Very near fine in dark green cloth covered boards with gilt text on the front board. An octavo of 8 3/4 by 6 inches with the cloth at the tips of the boards worn through and with light rubbing to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine and with a prior owner's small book plate on the first free end page. 114 pages of text and illustrated from black and white photographs. (Armstrong: Connecticut A Bibliography of Its History; 9279)
    TB30631  $30.00



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    Dexter, Frankliln Bowditch:  Historical Catalogue of the Members of the First Church of Christ In New Haven, Connecticut (Center Church) A.D. 1639-1914.  New Haven: Self-publilshed, 1914. First Edition. Fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text stamped on the spine. A small quarto measuring 9 1/2" by 6". Without a dust jacket. 469 pages including an index to the names of the 4,902 records listed in this book.
    TB25897  $125.00



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    Dodd, Stephen:  The East-Haven Register In Three Parts.  New Haven: A. H. Maltby & Co., 1824. First Edition, First printing. Fair to good in full leather covered boards with the front joint broken but the front joint and text block reasonably strong and in place. The majority of the text block shows dampness staining across the upper 2/3rds of most of the pages yet the printing on each page remains easily read. There are two early prior owner's names in ink on the first free end page. A 12mo measuring 7 1/8" tall by 4 1/8" deep containing 200 pages of text. The information contained in the parts of the book include: Part I. Containing a history of the town of East-Haven, from its first settlement in 1644, the year 1800. Also, an account of its boundaries, iron-works and mills, division of lands, controversies with New-Haven, and Branford, town charters, ecclesiastisal affairs, schools, population and taxes, losses by war, natural history and curiosities, roads and public lands. Part II. Containing an account of the names, marriages, and births, of the families which first settled , or which have resided in East-Haven, form its settlement in 1644, to the year 1800. Part III. Containing an account of the deaths in the families names in the second part, from the year 1647 to the end of the year 1823. Considered by Howes to be "mildly scarce" and Sabin calls it "An extremely rare local history." (Howes D-387; Sabin 20485; Armstrong: Connecticut A Bibliography of its History; 3321)
    TB22311  $200.00



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    Durham Historical Society:  Durham 1900-1950.  Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2010. Edition unstated. Fine in heavy, printed paper wraps over an adhesive binding. A small quarto of 9 1/4 by 6 1/2 inches. Without a dust jacket as issued. One of the volumes in the publisher's collection of Postcard History Series. 127 pages including a bibliography and illustrated throughout with maps and images from black and white photographs. A very fine, clean and handsome copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB31960  $20.00



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    [F. W. Beers]:  Village of Guilford, [Connecticut]. [Removed From the Beers Atlas of New Haven County, Connecticut].  New York: F. W. Beers, A. D. Ellis & G. G. Soule, 1868. . A framed and matted, one page, original, hand colored map in very good+ condition measuring approximately 14 3/4 by 11 3/4 inches (border to border) being page 25 removed from the original Beers' Atlas of New Haven County of 1868. This map is drawn to a scale of 30 rods to the inch the village of Guilford to the east of the Menuncatuck or West River. A business directory for Guilford listing attorneys, physicians, public houses and other miscellaneous trades and occupations. The upper quarter and right margin of the map does show slight foxing. Overall this is a highly detailed, hand colored map showing property lines and the relative size and placement of homes and buildings each identified with the names of the owner or business in residence. Roads, paths, streams, lakes and rivers are shown. This map is matted under glass and framed. The map is a perfect genealogical resource for local history. Shipping costs for this map would be expensive so it is advisable that the map be picked-up at this location in southeastern Connecticut.
    TB30192  $150.00




  • [F. W. Beers]:  Center Brook Town of Essex, [Connecticut]. [Removed From the Beers Atlas of Middlesex County, Connecticut].  New York: F. W. Beers, A. D. Ellis & G. G. Soule, Circa 1874. . A one page map in near fine condition measuring approximately 14 by 22 3/4 inches (border to border) being pages 118 and 119 removed from the original Beers' Atlas of Middlesex County of 1874. The map is divided in two horizontally to show the West Part of Centre Brook on top and the east part of Centre Brook at the bottom. A highly detailed, hand colored map showing the placement and relative size and shape of buildings in Chester with each property identified with its borders and the names of the owner or business in residence. Roads, paths, railroad lines, town borders, streams and rivers are shown. The map is drawn to a scale of 20 rods to the inch. There is a light crease down the middle of the map (from where it was bound-in to the atlas). This map makes a fine decorative item when matted and framed; as well as being a perfect genealogical resource for local history.
    TB22975  $75.00




  • [F. W. Beers]:  Norwalk and South Norwalk, [Connecticut]. [Removed From the Beers Atlas of Fairfield County, Connecticut].  New York: F. W. Beers, A. D. Ellis & G. G. Soule, Circa 1867. . A one page map in very good condition measuring approximately 20 by 27 1/2 inches (border to border) being page 26 removed from the original Beers' Atlas of Fairfiled County of 1867. Business advertising directories appear for both Norwalk and South Norwalk A highly detailed, hand colored map showing the placement and relative size and shape of buildings in Norwalk and in South Norwalk with each property identified with its borders and the names of the owner or business in residence. Roads, paths, railroad lines, town borders, streams and rivers are shown. The map is drawn to a scale of 20 rods to the inch. There is a light creases down the middle (both vertically and horizontally) of the map (from where it was bound-in to the atlas) and creasing to the left margin. This map makes a fine decorative item when matted and framed; as well as being a perfect genealogical resource for local history.
    TB22978  $75.00




  • [F. W. Beers]:  Fair Haven, [Connecticut]. [Removed From the Beers Atlas of New Haven County, Connecticut].  New York: F. W. Beers, A. D. Ellis & G. G. Soule, 1868. . A one page map in near fine condition measuring approximately 24 3/4 by 21 1/4 inches (border to border) being page 20 removed from the original Beers' Atlas of New Haven County of 1868. The main part of the map is drawn to a scale of 400 feet to the inch showing the town of Fair Haven on both sides of the Quinnipiack River. A business directory for Fair Haven also appears in the lower right corner of the map listing attorneys, physicians, boarding, merchants, livery stables, ship builders, miscellaneous and oyster dealers. Overall this is a highly detailed, hand colored map showing the placement and relative size and shape of buildings in Fair Haven with each property identified with its borders and the names of the owner or business in residence. Roads, paths, railroad lines, town borders, streams and rivers are shown. This map makes a fine decorative item when matted and framed; as well as being a perfect genealogical resource for local history.
    TB22981  $75.00




  • [F. W. Beers]:  Stamford, Fairfield County, Connecticut [Removed From the Beers Atlas of Fairfield County, of 1867].  New York: F. W. Beers, A. D. Ellis & G. G. Soule, 1867. . A one page map in very good+ condition (with two 2 inch closed tears to the margin) measuring approximately 20 by 25 inches (border to border) being page 23 removed from the original Beers' Atlas of Fairfield County of 1867. The map is drawn to a scale of 30 rods to the inch showing the city of Stamford on both sides of the Mill River. A business advertising directory for Stamford also appears in the upper corner of the map with merchant names around the borders of the map. Overall this is a highly detailed, hand colored map showing the placement and relative size and of shape of buildings in Stamford with each property identified with its borders and the names of the owner or business in residence. Roads, paths, railroad lines, town borders, streams and rivers are shown. This original, hand-colored map makes a fine decorative item when matted and framed; as well as being a perfect genealogical resource for local history.
    TB23897  $75.00




  • [F. W. Beers]:  Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Connecticut [Removed From the Beers Atlas of Fairfield County, of 1867].  New York: F. W. Beers, A. D. Ellis & G. G. Soule, 1867. . A large, one page map in very good+ condition measuring approximately 29 1/2 by 40 inches (border to border) being page 31B removed from the original Beers' Atlas of Fairfield County of 1867. The map is drawn to a scale of 25 rods to the inch showing the city of Bridgeport on both sides of the Pequonnock River. Overall this is a highly detailed, hand colored map showing the placement and relative size and shape of buildings in Bridgeport with each property identified with its borders and the names of the owner or business in residence. Roads, paths, railroad lines, town borders, streams and rivers are shown. This original, hand-colored map makes a fine decorative item when matted and framed; as well as being a perfect genealogical resource for local history.
    TB23898  $75.00




  • [F. W. Beers]:  East Haven, [Connecticut]. [Removed From the Beers Atlas of New Haven County, Connecticut].  New York: F. W. Beers, A. D. Ellis & G. G. Soule, 1868. . A one page map in near fine condition measuring approximately 12 by 15 inchese (border to border) being page 18 removed from the original Beers' Atlas of New Haven County of 1868. The main part of the map is drawn to a scale of 2 inches to the mile showing the districts of New Haven to include Fair Haven, West District, North District, East District and South District. There is an inset to the right of Saltonstall Lake showing the downtown area of East Haven in a larger; but un-noted, scale. Overall this is a highly detailed, hand colored map showing the placement and relative size and shape of buildings in downtown East Haven with each property identified with its borders and the names of the owner or business in residence. Roads, paths, railroad lines, town borders, streams and rivers are shown. There is light chipping around the margins outside of the decorative borders. This map makes a fine decorative item when matted and framed; as well as being a perfect genealogical resource for local history.
    TB22980  $50.00




  • [F. W. Beers]:  Griswold, New London County [Removed From the Beers Atlas of New London County, Connecticut].  New York: F. W. Beers, A. D. Ellis & G. G. Soule, Circa 1868. . A one page map in near fine condition measuring approximately 12 by 15 inches (border to border) being page 11 removed from the original Beers' Atlas of New London County of 1868. The map is drawn to a scale of 1 1/3 inches to the mile showing the fourteen districts of the town of Griswold to include Jewett City, Doaneville, Glasko, Clayville, Pachaug and Hopeville. The Quinebaug River is shown on the western extreme of the town. Insets are shown which provide more detail for the centers of Hopeville, Glasko and Doaneville. A business directory for Griswold also appears in the lower center of the map listing banks, churches, stationery stores, a manufacturer of steel spectacles, a cotton mill, physician and dealer in drugs and medicines, a butcher, grocery and provision dealer, saloons, the Hopeville mills, and a tailor. Overall this is a highly detailed, hand colored map showing the placement and relative size and shape of buildings in Griswold with each property identified with the names of the owner or business in residence. Roads, paths, railroad lines, town borders, streams and rivers are shown. This original, hand-colored map makes a fine decorative item when matted and framed; as well as being a perfect genealogical resource for local history.
    TB23893  $50.00



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    [F. W. Beers]:  Village of Branford and Branford Point, [Connecticut]. [Removed From the Beers Atlas of New Haven County, Connecticut].  New York: F. W. Beers, A. D. Ellis & G. G. Soule, 1868. . A one page, original, color map in near fine condition measuring approximately 14 3/4 by 11 3/4 inches (border to border) being page 22 removed from the original Beers' Atlas of New Haven County of 1868. The main part of the map is drawn 30 rods to the inch showing the downtown area of Branford along Main Street and north of the Branford River. An inset shows the vicinity of Branford Point which is drawn to a scale of 45 rods to the inch with all buildings therein identified. A business directory for Branford also appears on the right side of the map listing attorneys, physicians, clergymen, hotels, manufacturers, merchants, carpenters and joiners and other miscellaneous trades and occupations. Overall this is a highly detailed, hand colored map showing property lines and the relative size and placement of homes and buildings each identified with the names of the owner or business in residence. Roads, paths, railroads, streams and rivers are shown. This map makes a fine decorative item when matted and framed; as well as being a perfect genealogical resource for local history.
    TB26043  $50.00



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    [F. W. Beers]:  Villages of Southbury, South Britain, Southford and Yalesville, [Connecticut]. [Removed From the Beers Atlas of New Haven County, Connecticut].  New York: F. W. Beers, A. D. Ellis & G. G. Soule, 1868. . A one page, original, hand colored map in near fine condition measuring approximately 14 3/4 by 11 3/4 inches (border to border) being page 53 removed from the original Beers' Atlas of New Haven County of 1868. This map is divided into four insets for each of the villages listed above. Each is drawn to a different scale ranging from 75 t0 40 rods to the inch. An inset shows the vicinity of Branford Point which is drawn to a scale of 45 rods to the inch with all buildings therein identified. A business directory for the villages of South Britain, Southbury and Southford listing grocers, physicians, clergymen, manufacturers, merchants, carpenters and joiners and other trades and ocupations. Overall this is a highly detailed, hand colored map showing property lines and the relative size and placement of homes and buildings each identified with the names of the owner or business in residence. Roads, paths, streams, lakes and rivers are shown. This map makes a fine decorative item when matted and framed; as well as being a perfect genealogical resource for local history.
    TB26044  $50.00



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    [F. W. Beers]:  Village of Seymour, [Connecticut]. [Removed From the Beers Atlas of New Haven County, Connecticut].  New York: F. W. Beers, A. D. Ellis & G. G. Soule, 1868. . A one page, original, hand colored map in near fine condition measuring approximately 14 3/4 by 11 3/4 inches (border to border) being page 39 removed from the original Beers' Atlas of New Haven County of 1868. The main part of the map is drawn 30 rods to the inch showing the downtown area of Seymour on the east and west sides of the Naugatuck River. A business directory for business directory appears on the left side of the map listing attorneys, manufacturers, merchants, feed stores, meat markets, saloons and other miscellaneous trades and ocupations. Overall this is a highly detailed, hand colored map showing property lines and the relative size and placement of homes and buildings each identified with the names of the owner or business in residence. Roads, paths, streams, lakes and rivers are shown. This map makes a fine decorative item when matted and framed; as well as being a perfect genealogical resource for local history.
    TB26045  $50.00



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    [F. W. Beers]:  Wolcott and Village of Waterville, [Connecticut]. [Removed From the Beers Atlas of New Haven County, Connecticut].  New York: F. W. Beers, A. D. Ellis & G. G. Soule, 1868. . A one page, original, hand colored map in near fine condition measuring approximately 14 3/4 by 11 3/4 inches (border to border) being page 39 removed from the original Beers' Atlas of New Haven County of 1868. The main part of the map is drawn to a scale of 2 inches to the mile showing the town of Wolcott and its districts. An inset shows the village of Waterville which is drawn to a scale of 30 rods to the inch with all buildings therein identified. A business directory for Waterville also appears within this inset listing manufacturers, a knitting and soap company. Overall this is a highly detailed, hand colored map showing property lines and the relative size and placement of homes and buildings each identified with the names of the owner or business in residence. Roads, paths, streams, lakes and rivers are shown. This map makes a fine decorative item when matted and framed; as well as being a perfect genealogical resource for local history.
    TB26046  $50.00



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    [F. W. Beers]:  Old Lyme, New London County [Removed From the Beers Atlas of New London County, Connecticut].  New York: F. W. Beers, A. D. Ellis & G. G. Soule, Circa 1868. . A one page, original map in very good condition measuring approximately 12 by 15 inches (border to border) being page 23 removed from the original Beers' Atlas of New London County of 1868. The map is drawn to a scale of 2 inches to the mile showing the eight districts of the town of Old Lyme to include Black Hall, South Lyme P. O., Old Lyme P. O., Mill Creek, Laysville, Four Mile River, Joint and Neck Districts. The Connecticut River is shown on the western limit of the map with the Lieutenant's River, Black Hall, Duck and Four Mile River bisecting the town. Insets are shown which provide more detail for the centers of Uncasville and Montville which are both drawn at 15 rods to the inch and are detailed enough to shown property lines as well as owner's names. This map has been attached to a cardboard backer and with much of its original margins trimmed. It is slightly soiled. Overall this is a highly detailed, hand colored map showing the general location of buildings and homes in Old Lyme with owners and or occupants identified. Roads, paths, railroad lines, town borders, streams and rivers are shown. This reproduced map makes a fine decorative item when matted and framed; as well as being a perfect genealogical resource for local history.
    TB30193  $50.00




  • [F. W. Beers]:  West Haven Town of Orange, [Connecticut]. [Removed From the Beers Atlas of New Haven County, Connecticut].  New York: F. W. Beers, A. D. Ellis & G. G. Soule, 1868. . A one page map in good condition measuring approximately 14 1/2 by 22 inches (border to border) being page 10 removed from the original Beers' Atlas of New Haven County of 1868. A business advertising directory appears for West Haven and a small inset of Orange on a scale of 40 rods to the inch. A highly detailed, hand colored map showing the placement and relative size and shape of buildings in West Haven with each property identified with its borders and the names of the owner or business in residence. Roads, paths, railroad lines, town borders, streams and rivers are shown. The map is drawn to a scale of 500 feet to the inch. There is a separation across the middle of the map (from where it was bound-in to the atlas) with several 1/3" deep chips as we, as well as heavy chipping around the margins outside of the decorative borders. This map makes a fine decorative item when matted and framed; as well as being a perfect genealogical resource for local history.
    TB22979  $40.00



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    [F. W. Beers]:  Ansonia Town of Derby, New Haven County [Removed From the Beers Atlas of New Haven County, Connecticut].  New York: F. W. Beers, A. D. Ellis & G. G. Soule, 1868. . A one page map in good condition measuring approximately 23 by 15 inches (border to border) being page 32 removed from the original Beers' Atlas of New Haven County of 1868. The map is drawn to a scale of 24 rods to the inch showing the town of Ansonia and West Ansonia on both sides of the Naugatuck River. The map has sustained a number of closed tears which have been repaired on its verso side with archival tape and shows a number of chips around the outside margins of the map and small colored areas of the map have had to be touched-up. A business directory for Ansonia also appears in the lower quarter of the map listing attorneys, physicians, boarding, saloons, merchants, livery stables, builders, furniture dealers, harness makers and blacksmiths. Overall this is a highly detailed, hand colored map showing the placement and relative size and shape of buildings in Ansonia with each property identified with its borders and the names of the owner or business in residence. Roads, paths, railroad lines, town borders, streams and rivers are shown. This original, hand-colored map makes a fine decorative item when matted and framed; as well as being a perfect genealogical resource for local history.
    TB23875  $40.00



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    Farnham, Thomas J.:  Weston the Forging of a Connecticut Town.  Canaan, New Hampshire: Phoenix Publishing for the Weston Historical Society, 1979. First Edition. Fine in 1/4 black and red cloth covered boards with bold gilt text on the spine and illustrated end sheets. An octavo measuring 9" by 6" with a gift inscription on the fly title page. In a very near fine unclipped dust jacket with the spine area very slightly tanned. Signed and dated in the year of publication by the author on the title page. Subtitled: "The Forging of a Connecticut Town." 265 numbered pages including an index and text. Illustrated with sketches and black and white photographs of this quaint, upscale, town in Fairfield County.
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    Fecto, Betsy McDermott:  The Northern Litchfield Hills.  Dover, NH: Arcadia Publishing, (1996). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in printed, heavy paper wraps over an adhesive binding. A small quarto of 9 1/4 by 6 1/2 inches. Without a dust jacket as issued. One of the volumes in the Images of America series. 127 pages of text illustrated with images from black and white photographs throughout. A very fine and tight copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB32047  $15.00



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    Foote, Annie Hutchinson:  In Gilead.  Tolland, Conn.: The Clinton Press, 1970. First Edition. Fine in dark green cloth covered boards with bold gilt text stamped on the spine and on the front board. An octavo of 9 by 6 inches. Without a dust jacket and probably as issued. Signed without an inscription on the first free end page. 128 pages of text. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Gilead is a small community now part of Hebron, Connecticut.
    TB29230  $40.00



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    Gates, Gilman C.:  Saybrook at the Mouth of The Connecticut The First One Hundred Years.  Salem, Mass.: , n.d. [1995]. Facsimile reprint by Higginson Book Company. Fine in a heavy blue cloth, archival binding with gilt text stamping on the spine. A small quarto measuring 9 1/4" by 6 3/4" containing 246 pages including an index and illustrated with photographs. Without a dust jacket possibly as issued. A very uncommonly found history of what is now Old Saybrook, Connecticut which, according to the original publisher (Wilson H. Lee Co.), contains "authentic data never before published" and information which corrects many misconceptions about the early history of Connecticut and its founding.
    TB29221  $40.00



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    Hall, Edwinn:  The Ancient Historical Records of Norwalk, Conn.; With A Plan Of The Ancient Settlement And OF The town In 1847.  Norwalk, Conn.: James Mallory & Co., 1847. First Edition. Very goo- in its original brown, ribbed cloth covered boards with gilt text stamped on the spine and with blind embossing on both boards. A small octavo of 7 1/2 by 4 1/2 inches with a 1/4" spot on the front board, the cloth at the head and heel of the spine is worn down to the edges of the text block and there are two early prior owner's names on the front paste down with one name repeated on the rear paste down. The original, frontispiece map is missing; however, it is supplied in a nearly full size facsimile. 390 pages preceded by an "advertisement to the reader" and two indexes of eight pages. Illustrated with the map aforesaid, four fold-out views of South Norwalk, View of Norwalk from the Rocks, view from Grumman's Hill, view of Norwalk Harbor and at the very end of the text four fold-out views of Norwalk Hotel, Prospect Hill, Children's Retreat and English & Classical School. There is also a fold-out family chart of the William Benedict family. Both Howes and Sabin call for 3 maps and 4 plates, which does not match this copy, or for that matter, any other copy we have collated. This copy contains 9 plates and 1 map with no evidence of any removals except the original frontispiece map as stated above. (Howes, H-58; Sabin, 29763)
    TB30046  $250.00



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    Hall, Edwin:  The Ancient Historical Records Of Norwalk, Conn.; With A Plan Of The Ancient Settlement And Of The Town In 1847..  New York: James Mallory & Co., 1847. First Edition. An ex-library copy in near fine condition rebound in a bright orange, cloth library binding with gilt text on the spine and a call number label at the base of the spine. A 12mo measuring 7 1/4 by 4 1/4 inches with a library book plate on the front paste down and penciled call numbers on the first page of text. 320 pages followed by a fold-out plate of the Norwalk Hotel which is followed by a fold-out plate showing the Children's Retreat, and the third and final plate of the English & Classical School and an index at the front of the text. The text is further illustrated with a fold-out map and four fold-out bird's eye engraved plates showing views of South Norwalk, Norwalk from the Rocks, view from Grumman's Hill, and Norwalk Harbor. Missing from this is the view of Prospect Hill. The volume contains extensive genealogical records. An exceptionally clean and neat copy.
    TB28870  $100.00



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    Hall, William H.:  West Hartford.  Hartford, Conn.: The West Hartford Chamber of Commerce, 1930. First Edition. Near fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and on the front board. An octavo of 9 by 6 inches with a prior owner's name embossed on the first free end page and the title page and with very light wear to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine and spots of foxing to the preliminaries and end sheets. Without a dust jacket. 267 pages of text and illustrated throughout from black and white photographs of landmark buildings in the town.
    TB31844  $50.00



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    Herzan, John:  Historic Preservation In Connecticut Volume V Eastern Coastal Slope: Historical and Architectural Overview and Management Guide.  Hartford, Conn.: Connecticut Historical Commission, 1997. First Edition. Near fine in heavy, printed paper covers with a comb binding. A small quarto of 11 by 8 1/2 inches. Without a dust jacket as issued. 126 pages of text illustrated with maps and black and white images from photographs.
    TB30473  $20.00



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    Holland, Lydia, and Margaret Leaf:  Greenwich Old & New. A History, Illustrated with Photographs, Of Greenwich Connecticut, From Colornial Days To The Present.  Greenwich, Conn.: The Greenwich Press, 1935. First Edition. Fine in 1/4 tan buckram and blue-gray paper covered boards with bold dark blue text on the spine and a paper title label on the front board. A small quarto measuring 9 3/8 by 61/4 inches. Without a dust jacket. 164 pagesof text followed by several pages of sponsors. Illustrated with a large section of black and white photographs of homes, street scenes, harbors, buildings, etc. A very tight, clean and handsome copy with on prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB28476  $60.00



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    Hubbard, Charles D.:  Old Guilford Including The Land Now Constituting The Towns of Guilford and Madison.  Guilford, Conn.: Guilford Bicentennial Committee, 1939, 1975-1976. Reprint of 1975-76. Near fine in light yellow cloth covered boards with blue text on the spine and on the front board. A small quarto measuring 9 3/4" by 7". Without a dust jacket as issued. (52) pages of hand lettered text by the author and illustrated throughout with woodcuts also by the author.
    TB25905  $20.00



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    Hull, Cary S. Editor) and with text by others:  The Houses and History of Chester [Connecticut].  Chester, Conn.: The Chester Historical Society, 1984. Revised Edition. Fine in heavy, printed paper wraps over an adhesive binding. An oblong 24mo measuring 5 1/2 by 8 1/2 inches. Without a dust jacket as issued. 152 pages of text illustrated with maps and black and white photographs. The text is by Thelma W. Clark, Edmund T Delaney, Cary S. Hull, Robert Miceli and Thomas A. Norton. Maps by Janet Good and Thomas Miceli and photographs by Robert Miceli. The early photographs of homes and manufacturing buildings include just over 100 structures.
    TB31855  $30.00



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    Hurlburt, Mabel S.:  Farmington Town Clerks and Their Times.  Farmington, Conn.: Self published, 1943. Limited first edition. Very good+ in dark blue cloth covered boards with two paper paste-downs on the front board and on the spine, deckled fore edges to the text block and with very slight foxing to the end papers. The paper label on the spine shows a bit staining and the first and last free end pages show light staining. A small quarto of 9 3/16 by 6 1/4 inches with a dampness stain to the top edge of the text block which did not penetrate to the pages themselves except for the end sheets as noted above. Without a dust jacket which may not have been issued. Identified as copy number 277 of only four hundred copies printed and signed and dated in Farmington on January 25, 1944 by the author on the first free end page. 404 pages including an index, 22 pages of biographical sketches of the original settlers of Farmington, other addendum and 347 pages of text describing the history of the towns of Farmington and Unionville, Connecticut. Illustrated with a photographic reproduction of the 1650 agreement with the Tunxis Indians for the distribution of land, a map showing the homes of the original settlers from 1643 to approximately 1700 (followed by a key list of original settlers) together with 27 other photographs and maps. Several pages are devoted to the famous Farmington Canal which traversed the town from north to south the location of which is shown in one of the included maps. A definitive source for genealogists and historians.
    TB30628  $125.00




  • Jennings, S. H.:  Interest Tables, Six Per Cent., with Rules for Finding Interst at any Rate Per Cent..  Deep River, CT: Self published, 1897. First Edition, First printing. Very good in oblong black cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the front board. The front hinge is cracked and there is a small 1/4" hole in the gutter of the front joint and very slight rubbing at the fore corners and with the second free end paper torn out. 63 pages followed by 10 pages of text and photographs. Tables for finding the time between dates, counting either 360 or 365 days to the year. The interest tables were the author's main focal point for this publication; however, the photographs of his family and homes at Deep River, Connecticut and at what is now Oaks Bluff, Marthas Vineyard are of much greater interest to the modern reader. The introduction of the book contains two photographs of the authors palatial home in Deep River, one taken in the summer and the second during the winter. A third page shows the author's summer residence, "Owls' Nest", on Atlantic Avenue, Highland Bluff, Marthas Vineyard. The last ten pages of the book are dedicated to Marthas Vineyard. This section is illustrated with an a perspective map of the eastern end of the Island, two panoramic views of Ocean Park, Cottage City, the "Bathing Beach" at Sea View Avenue, East Chop Light and several ads for The Tinkham Cycle Company's standard Tricycles with three retouched photographs of the author on such a tricycle. A most unusual and fascinating piece of Americana.
    TB16335  $87.50



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    Journal Inquirer:  Looking Back Historic Images of North Central Connecticut Volume 2 of 4 featuring historic imaes from Manchester, Andover, Bolton, Coventry, East Hartford and Hebron.  n.p. : Pediment Publishing, (2002). First Edition. Fine in pictorial paper covered boards with gilt text on the spine with gilt and white text on the front board. An oblong octavo of 8 by 11 inches. Without a dust jacket. 128 pages each illustrated from images of black and white photographs of the towns listed in the title.
    TB31694  $30.00



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    Klein, Woody:  Westport Connecticut The Story of a New England Town's Rise to Prominence.  Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 2000. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/4 red cloth and dark gray paper covered boards with bold gilt text stamping on the spine. A small quarto measuring 10" by 7" with a gift inscription on the first free end page. In a near fine unclipped dust jacket with a 3/4" closed tear at the lower edge of the front panel of the jacket. Signed by the author on the first free end page. 382 pages including an index, text and illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. With a foreword by Joanne Woodward.
    TB28934  $40.00



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    Knapp, Lewis G.:  In Pursuit of Paradise History of the Towns of Stratford, Connecticut.  West Kennebunk, Maine: Phoenix Publishing, (1989). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/4 cloth and off white cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and gilt text on the front board. A small quarto of 11 by 8 3/8 inches with mild spots of dust staining to the top edge of the text block. In a very good+, unclipped dust jacket with light rubbing and wear to the ends of the spine area and with a 3/4 inch closed tear at the lower edge of the front panel. One of only 4,000 copies printed. 359 pages including an index. Illustrated throughout from earlier works of art and from black and white photographs.
    TB31006  $50.00



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    Litchfield, Norman, and Sabina Connolly Hoyt:  History Of The Town Of Oxford, Connecticut.  n.p.: (no publisher listed), (1960). First Edition. Very good in light blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and on the front board. A small quarto of 9 by 6 inches with the cloth rubbed around the edges of the boards and with faint foxing on all three edges of the text block and with a prior owner's name, date and address on the first free end page. 328 pages including an index, a list of historical document filed in the town hall, a tax list for 1792 and text. Illustrated with a frontispiece from an engraving and images from photographs.
    TB30849  $30.00



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    Little, J. David:  Revolutionary Lyme A Portrait: 1765-1783.  Old Lyme, Conn.: Self-published, 1976. First Edition in book form. Near fine in heavy, printed paper wraps over a stapled binding. An octavo of 8 1/2 by 5 1/2 inches with two small soiling marks on the front cover. Without a dust jacket as issued. 48 pages of text and illustrated with drawings by Jeremy Guitar and Lucinda McQueen.
    TB29428  $25.00



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    Love, William DeLoss, Ph.D.:  The Colonial History of Hartford Gathered from the Original Sources.  Salem, Mass.: Published by Centinel Hill Press and The Pequot Press, Inc., (1974). U.S. Bicentennial Edition. Near fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with faded gilt text on the spine and the gilt image of the Charter Oak on the front board. A small quarto of 9 1/4 by 6 inches. In a very near fine, unclipped (no price) dust jacket with the spine area slightly tanned and a 3 inch stain to the rear panel of the jacket. The first edition of this title was published by the author in 1914 and limited to only 350 numbered copies. A subsequent edition was published in 1935 and limited to 500 copies. This is the third edition which is based on the second edition noted above. 369 pages including an index, text and illustrated with four maps two of which fold-out.
    TB32048  $35.00




  • Malcarne, Donald:  Houses Of Essex Volume II.  Ivoryton (Essex), Conn.: The Ivoryton Library Association, (2007). First Edition. Fine in printed, heavy paper wraps over an adhesive binding. A quarto measuring 11 by 8 1/2 inches. Without a dust jacket as issued. 179 pages including a list of photographic credits and text. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs of homes in Essex and in Ivoryton. Nearly every page in the book is devoted to a single historic home and provides a history of the building.
    TB29155  $65.00



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    McCain, Diana Ross:  Connecticut Coast A Town-by-Town Illustrated History.  Guilford, Conn.: The Globe Pequot Press, (2009). First Edtion, First Printing. Near fine in brown paper covered boards with bold gilt text on the spine. A small quarto of 10 3/4 by 8 1/2 inches with a bump to the top fore edge of the front board and with a long, dated, gift inscription on the first free end page. There are also more mild bumps to the lower fore corners of the boards. In a near fine, unclipped (no price) dust jacket. (276) pages of text. Illustrated from black and white photographs from The Connecticut Historical Society. A pictorial examination of the twenty-four shoreline towns of Connecticut stretching from the New York to the Rhode Island borders.
    TB30381  $20.00



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    McNulty, Marjorie Grant:  Glastonbury From Settlement to Suburb.  (Glastonbury): The Historical Society of Glastonbury, 1983. Reprint of 1983. Fine in brick red cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine with map end papers. An octavo of 9 by 6 inches In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 163 pages containing an index, list of sources, appendix which includes a list of original land holders of 1640, and a list of petitioners for separation of 1690. The text is illustrated with early photographs of houses, buildings, persons and reproductions of early art work.
    TB31848  $45.00



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    Miller, Christina, Editor:  Fort Trumbull: Ramparts, Subs and Sonar.  New London, Conn.: New London Development Corporation, n. d.. First Edition. Fine in heavy, printed paper wraps over an adhesive binding. An oblong 12mo of 7 by 9 3/8 inches. Without a dust jacket as issued. 56 pages including the fold-out page at the rear cover. Illustrated with line drawings and images from photographs.
    TB30744  $15.00




  • Milne, George McLean:  A Recollection: Twenty-Five Years in Woodbridge.  Woodbridge, Conn.: The First Church of Christ, 1979. . Fine in heavy printed, gray paper wraps over an adhesive binding. Without a dust jacket as issued. 66 pages of text.
    TB22778  $10.00



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    Nenortas, Tomas J.:  Victorian Hartford.  Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2005. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in heavy, printed paper wraps over an adhesive binding. A small quarto of 9 1/4 by 6 1/2 inches. Without a dust jacket as issued. One of the volumes in the publisher's collection of Postcard History Series. 128 pages including an index, bibliography and illustrated throughout with maps and images from black and white photographs. A very fine, clean and handsome copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB31959  $20.00




  • Northfield Congregational Church:  Parish Papers of the Northfield (Conn.) Congregational Church.  n.p. (Litchfield, Conn.): no publisher stated, 1882. . A 4to measuring 12 by 9 1/4 inches in 1/2 brown leather over black cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the front board celebrating “The Anniversary of the Northfield Congregational Church (1795-1882). The Northfield Congregational Church is located in Litchfield, Connecticut. This is an xlibrary volume with library stamps on the end papers and on the second free end paper which also contains a dated (1889) gift inscription. The recto and verso of one page in the book have been written on with numerous marginal notes. A section amounting to a four inch long column has been cut out from another page. Unpaginated.
    TB16122  $20.00




  • Oedel, Howard T. (Editor):  Daniel Hand of Madison, Connecticut, 1801-1891.  Madison, Conn.: The Madison Historical Society, Inc., 1973. . Near fine in heavy, printed, paper wraps over an adhesive binding. 58 pages of text including an index. Illustrated with several black and white photographs and line drawings.
    TB25564  $20.00



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    Orlomoski, Amy E. and A. Constance Sear:  Images of America Canterbury The First 300 Years.  Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publications, (2003). No edition stated. Fine in heavy, printed paper wraps over an adhesive binding. A small quartro of 9 1/4 by 6 1/2 inches. Without a dust jacket as issued. One of the volumes in the publisher's collection of Images of America series. 128 pages of text and illustrated throughout from images of black and white photographs. A very fine, clean and handsome copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB31965  $20.00



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    Paquette, Lee:  Only More So The History of East Hartford 1783-1976.  East Hartford, Conn.: The Raymond Library Company, 1976. First Edition, First printing. Fine in brown cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine with gilt text on the spine. An octavo of 9 by 6 inches. In a very good, unclipped (no price), printed dust jacket with 1/2" deep chips at the upper edge of the spine area and a 1/3" by 1/2" chip at the upper edge of the front panel. 336 pages including an index, text and is illustrated with a section from black and white photographs with an early map frontispiece.
    TB30633  $30.00



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    Paquette, Lee, and Joseph O. Goodwin:  East Hartford: Its History and Traditions And Only More So The History of East Hartford 1783-1976 (two volumes in slip case).  East Hartford, Conn.: The Raymond Library Company, 1976. First Edition, First printing. Both volumes of this two volume set are in fine condition in brown cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spines. On the verso sides of both first free end pages a prior owner has carefully attached a paper pocket to contain a newspaper article on each of the respective books. Both volumes have a prior owner's address label affixed to the lower edge of the front pastedown. Without dust jackets as issued. Both volumes are contained within a fine, brown cloth covered slip case. Only More So The History of East Hartford 1783-1976 is signed by its author and dated in the year of publication on the first free end page. East Hartford: Its History and Traditions by Goodwin is a facsimile reprint of the original edition of 1879. It contains 249 pages including an index and is illustrated with a map showing the location of some of the locations of East Hartford's early settlers. Only More So The History of East Hartford 1783-1976 by Lee Paquette contains 336 pages including an index, text and is illustrated with a section of black and white photographs with an early map frontispiece.
    TB22192  $75.00



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    Phillips, Daniel L.:  Griswold - A History Of The Town Of Griswold Connecticut From The Earliest Times To The Entrance Of Our Country Into World War In 1917.  Griswold, Conn.: Griswold Historical Society, 1995. Reprint of 1995. Fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text stamped on the spine and on the front board. An octavo of 8 7/8 by 5 3/4 inches. Without a dust jacket as issued. 456 pages including a general index, an index of persons, appendices and text. Illustrated throughout from black and white photographs and maps. A reprint of the original edition of 1929.
    TB30672  $50.00



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    Plummer, Dale:  Images of America Norwich.  Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, (2003). No edition stated. Fine in heavy, printed paper covered boards over an adhesive binding. A small quarto of 9 1/4 by 6 1/2 inches. Without a dust jacket as issued. One of the volumes in the publisher's collection of Images of America series. 128 pages of text and illustrated throughout with images from black and white photographs. A very fine, clean and handsome copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB31961  $20.00



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    Poirier, David A.:  Can't Ys Hear The Whistle Blowin' New London Engine House and Turntable Archaeological Preserve.  New London, Conn.: New London Development Corporation, (2002). First Edition. Fine in heavy, printed paper wraps over a stapled binding. An oblong octavo of 8 1/2 by 11 inches. Without a dust jacket as issued. 21 pages of text and illustrated throughout from black and white photographs.
    TB30735  $15.00



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    Rathbun, Jonathan, Rufus Avery and Stephen Hempstead:  Narrative of Jonathan Rathbun With Accurate Accounts of the Capture of Groton Fort.  no city stated [New London]: No publisher stated, (1840). First edition. Very good in original gray-green cloth covered boards with a rebacked spine with the majority of the original back strip reapplied. A 12mo measuring 7 3/16 by 4 1/2 inches with dampness stains to the front end sheets and with faint dampness stains to the lower fore corner margins on the pages. There is also a name of an early prior owner at the top edge of the title page. A collection of three eye witness accounts of the attack on and taking of Fort Griswold on Sept. 6, 1781 by the British near the end of the Revolutionary War. The complete title reads: "Narrative of Jonathan Rathbun with accurate accounts of the capture of Groton Fort, the massacre that followed, and the sacking and burning of New London, September 6, 1781 by the British Forces, under the command of the Traitor Benedict Arnold." Additional, eye witness narratives by Rufus Avery and Stephen Hempstead are included as well as an appendix containing six essays dealing with Arnold's desertion from West Point; an "Anecdote of Mrs. Bailey" giving her petticoat to be used as flannel for cartridges; a "Eulogy on General Washington"; and, the names of those killed and wounded in the Battle of Fort Griswold. 80 pages of text. (Howes R-68; Gephart, 6381; Sabin, 2489 & 67952)
    TB28797  $350.00



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    Roberts, Kenneth D. and Snowden Taylor:  Forestville Clockmakers.  Fitzwilliam, NH: Ken Roberts Publishing Company, 1992. First Edition. Near fine in heavy, printed paper self wraps over an adhesive binding. A small quarto of 11 by 8 1/2 inches. Without a dust jacket as issued. Signed by both authors at the top of table of contents page. 177 pages of text and illustrated throughout with black and white photographs, a map and line drawings. Forestville is a part of the town of Bristol, Connecticut. It had an extremely large concentration of clock companies during the late 18th and 19th centuries.
    TB29672  $50.00



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    Robillard, Ron:  Images of America Windham And Willimantic.  Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publications, 2005. No edition stated. Fine in heavy, printed paper wraps over an adhesive binding. A small quartro of 9 1/4 by 6 1/2 inches. Without a dust jacket as issued. One of the volumes in the publisher's collection of Images of America series. 128 pages of text and illustrated throughout from images of black and white photographs. A very fine, clean and handsome copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB31962  $20.00



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    Scaeba [Isaac William Stuart]:  Hartford In The Olden Time Its First Thirty Years.  Hartford: F. A. Brown, 1853. First Edition, First printing. Good+ in the publisher's original, highly decorated light green cloth covered boards with gilt designs on the spine and on the front board. The cloth of the back strip at the joints is parted by 1" at the upper edge of the book and the cloth at the rear joint is parted by 3"; yet, the binding remains tight and strong. There is an early prior owner's name on the first free end page. Without a dust jacket, and probably as issued. An octavo measuring 8 7/8 by 5 1/2 inches containing 316 pages of text. Edited by W. M. B. Hartley Illustrated with five steel engravings and a folding map showing the layout of the town as of 1640 with lot owner's names. (Sabin; 30665. Armstrong: Connecticut A Bibliography of its History; 4889)
    TB28848  $150.00



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    Scheffler, William L.:  Westport and Weston Connecticut.  Charleston, S. C.: Arcadia Publishing, (1998). First Edition. Fine in heavy, printed paper wraps over an adhesive binding. Without a dust jacket as issued. One of the volumes in The Postcard History series. 128 pages of text and illustrated with black and white photographs throughout.
    TB29537  $15.00




  • Shepherd, Jane Bushnell:  From New Haven to Madison in the Sixties and Other Madison Sketches.  New Haven: The Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor co., 1931. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in brown cloth covered boards with red text on the spine and on the front board. In a good dust jacket with a narrow 2" chip from the upper edge of the front panel and the same at the upper edge of the spine area. 130 pages illustrated with a photographic frontispiece. A collection of reminiscences of New Haven and Madison, Connecticut during the mid-1800's.
    TB18617  $30.00



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    Smith, Ralph D.:  The History of Guilford, Connecticut, from its First Settlement in 1639.  Albany, N.Y.: J. Munsell', 1877. First Edition. Very good+ in light brown cloth covered boards with bold gilt text stamping on the spine. An octavo measuring 8 3/4 by 5 3/4 inches which appears to be in a more recent library rebinding with printed end sheets and what may be a library call number written on the front paste down. Without a dust jacket. 219 pages including an index, appendices and text and illustrated with the floor plans for Guilford's Old Stone House erected in 1639. Emphasis is placed on the original settlers of the town and its early history. The contents are very tight and clean copy with no foxing or tanning.
    TB31847  $150.00



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    Smith, Edward D.:  Yale Views.  New Haven, Conn.: Self Published by Edward D. Smith, 1899. First Edition. Very good+ in dark blue cloth covered boards with the title stamped in gilt on the front board. An oblong 16mo of 7 by 7 3/4 inches with the cloth at the head and heel of the spine worn and rubbed as well as at the tips of the boards and with an early prior owner's name ("H. M. Woolsey") at the upper edge of the first free end page. Without a dust jacket. 61 pages of plates from black and white photographs followed by 9 pages of ads from local businesses. The photographs show buildings important to Yale's campus to include the various halls, fraternities, Sheffield Row, Berzelius, Medical School, the boathouse with penciled notes indicating that some were rebuilt or torn down.
    TB31843  $50.00



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    Stanley, William B.:  Historic Site of Norwich From the Beginning.  Norwich, Conn.: Bill Stanley Books & The Forgotten Founders, 2009. First Edition. Fine in a pictorial paper covered boards with black text on a white spine and red text on the front board. A small quarto of 10 7/8 by 8 1/2 inches. Without a dust jacket as issued. 87 pages of text and illustrated throughout with images from black and white photographs.
    TB31698  $30.00



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    Stansfield, Leslie Matthews:  Images of America Windsor Locks.  Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publications, (2003). No edition stated. Fine in heavy, printed paper wraps over an adhesive binding. A small quartro of 9 1/4 by 6 1/2 inches. Without a dust jacket as issued. One of the volumes in the publisher's collection of Images of America series. 128 pages of text and illustrated throughout from images of black and white photographs. A very fine, clean and handsome copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB31964  $20.00



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    Stiles, Henry R.:  The History Of Ancient Wethersfield Connecticut .  New York: The Grafton Press, 1904. First Edition. Both volumes of this two volume set are in very near fine condition in blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spines. Both are very heavy, small quartos of 10 5/8 by 7 inches with the lower fore corner of volume I bumped leaving the cloth in that corner wrinkled and with very light rubbing to the cloth at the head and heels of both spines and to the lower tips of the boards. One of only 500 sets printed with volume I identified as number 493 and volume II identified as number 471. The full title reads: "The History Of Ancient Wethersfield Connecticut Comprising The Present Towns of Wethersfield, Rocky Hill, And New ington; And of Glastonbury Prior To Its Incorporation In 1693, From Date Of Earliest Settlement Until The Present Time". Volume I (History)contains 995 pages including an index of names and a general index. It is illustrated with a frontispiece from a black and white photograph as well as 66 maps and images. Volume II (Biographies and Genealogies) contains 946 including an index of family names. Illustrated with a frontispiece from earlier works of art and from photographs and 63 images from photographs plus many facsimile autographs.
    TB31718  $600.00



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    Stiles, Henry R.:  The History Of Ancient Windsor, Connecticut, Including East Windsor, South Windsor and Ellington 1635-1891. Vols. I and II.  Hartford: Case, Lockwood & Brainard Company, 1891. Third and best edition. Both volumes of this two volume set are in very good+ in their original dark blue, cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spines. Both volumes are small quartos measuring 10 5/8 by 7 inches. Volume I has a 1/4 inch closed tear to the cloth and underlying board at the upper edge of the front board and the lower for corner of the front board is bumped and weak. The cloth at the head and heel of the spine is lightly rubbed and there are several very short closed tears to the cloth at the head of the spine. The cloth at the head and heel of the spine of volume II is lightly rubbed as are the tips of the boards. Volume I (History) contains 950 pages including an extensive index of names, a general index, errata page, appendices and 870 pages of text. Illustrated with a frontispiece, and 36 vignettes and plates of maps and images from engravings and 25 facsimile autographs. Note: page 591 is mislabeled "691". Volume II (Genealogies and Biographies) contains 867 pages including an index of names, appendices and 830 pages of text. Illustrated with 62 images from photographs. Howes states that this, the third edition, is the best edition on the subject. (Howes, S1002)
    TB31717  $450.00



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    Tellez, German:  Norwich Connecticut A Photographic Essay.  Norwich, Conn.: Norwich Publications, (1988). First Edition. Fine in black cloth covered boards with white text on the spine and white text on the front board. A small quarto of 10 1/2 by 9 inches. In a near fine, unclipped (no price) dust jacket with small nicks to the corners of the front and rear panels. 119 pages with images from color and black and white photographs.
    TB31697  $40.00



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    The League Of Women Voters of Newtown:  Newtown Connecticut Past and Present.  Newton, Conn.: The League Of Women Voters of Newtown, (1955). First Edition. Very near fine in light blue paper covered boards with red design of a rooster and red text on the front board. An octavo of 8 7/8 by 6 inches with prior owner's name on the first free end page and with the paper over the spine tanned. Without a dust jacket and probably as issued. 107 pages of text including a bibliography and text. Illustrated with a map and images from line drawings by various Newtown artists.
    TB30632  $20.00



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    The Norwich Board Of Trade:  Norwich, Connecticut: Its Important as a Business and Manufacturing Centre and as a Place of Residence A Brief Review of its Past and Present.  Norwich, Conn.: The Norwich Board Of Trade, 1888. First Edition. Very good+ in its original binding of brown, blind embossed cloth covered boards with bold gilt text on the front board. A small quarto of 9 3/4 by 6 1/2 inches with moderate wear to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine and with a vertical crease to the rear board. Without a dust jacket. 80 pages of text and images followed by 34 pages of ads by local merchants and businesses. Illustrated throughout from images from black and white photographs of homes, businesses, manufacturing buildings and monuments.
    TB31677  $85.00



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    Unknown Photographer:  Photograph of Henry Whitfield House, Guilford, Connecticut.  n.p.: unknown publisher, circa 1930s. . A near fine, original, black and white photograph of the Henry Whitfield House which is the oldest house in Connecticut as well as New England's oldest stone house. It was built in 1639, has undergone restoration and is now owned by the State of Connecticut as a museum. The photo dates from approximately the late 1930's. There is a slight blemish in the upper right of the image of the building in the sky area. And, the lower corner was cut and has been repaired. It is mounted on heavy card stock and measures 13 7/8 by 10 15/16 inches edge to edge.
    TB28685  $50.00



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    White, Alain C.:  The History of the Town of Litchfield, Connecticut 1720-1920.  Litchfield, Conn.: Enuirer Print, 1920. First Edition. Very good+ in dark red cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. An octavo of 9 by 6 inches with light wear and rubbing to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine and to the tips of the boards. Without a dust jacket. 360 pages of text including an appendix. Laid-in at the rear of the book is a staple bound, 24 page index and errata compiled by Arthur E. Bostwick for this book. White's book is illustrated with a two page map at the front of the book and numerous plates from black and white photographs.
    TB31840  $90.00



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    Whitlock, Reverdy:  The Parish of Amity II A History Of The First Church of Christ Woodbridge 1905-1997.  Woodbrigde, Conn.: Amity and Woodbridge Historical Society, 2001. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and on the front board. An octavo of 8 3/4 by 6 inches. In a near fine, unclipped (no price) dust jacket with modest soiling to the rear panel. 239 pages of text. Illustrated with images from black and white photographs.
    TB31335  $20.00



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    Whitlock, Reverdy:  The Parish of Amity A History Of The First Church of Christ Woodbridge 1738-1904.  Woodbridge, Conn.: First Church of Christ, 1982. First Edition. Fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and front board. An octavo of 8 3/4 by 5 7/8 inches. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 250 pages including an index, bibliography and text. Illustrated with a section of black and white photographs.
    TB29234  $15.00




  • Wilcox, George A.:  A Christian Philanthropist: A Sketch Of The Life of Mr. Daniel Hand and of His Benefaction to the American Missionary Association, For the Education of the Colored People in the Southern States of America.  New York: Rooms of the American Missionary Association, 1889. . Good in heavy paper wraps over a hand sewn binding. A small octavo measuring 7 1/2 by 5 1/2 inches. The front panel of the wrapper has a 2" closed tear at the joint to the rear panel and there are two small chips around the edges. 31 pages of text.
    TB25563  $75.00



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    Woodward, Sarah Day:  Early New Haven.  New Haven: The Edward P. Judd Company, 1929. Updated and Expanded Edition. Very good+ in 1/4 green cloth and paper covered boards with a printed paper label on the spine and a printed illustration on the front board. An octavo measuring 8 1/8 by 5 1/4 inches with a gift inscription on the first free end page. One of only 2,500 copies printed. Originally printed in 1912 by The Price, Lee & Adkins Co. of New Haven. 125 pages followed by a one page appendix and four blank pages. Illustrated with a hand colored steel engraving of the New Haven Green as the frontispiece, two maps and a number of images within the text.
    TB31331  $30.00






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