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The New England Commercial and Route Survey

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Wooster, Mass., The Home Educator Publishing: 1907

Seller ID: 20212HNC


Crisp, large map folded to fit between two black boards. In folded state measures 4-1/2"x9-1/2". Map is printed on cream paper in black and shows all post offices, railroads, electric roads in operation and proposed Good Roads, population (latest Massachusetts census) and a comprehensive distance table. Excellent condition with just a small bit of wear to tips of two corners. View more info

Records of the Particular Court of Connecticut 1639-1663 (Collections Volume 22)

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Hartford, Connecticut, Connecticut Historical Society; Society of Colonial Wars in the State of connecticut: 1928

Seller ID: 20219GNC


Very handsome book in excellent condition. Dark burgundy boards pristine with crisp gilt to spine and a nice beveled edge to boards. Fitted with a crisp plain brown dustjacket which may, or may not, be original. Pages printed on heavy paper and have not been opened. A fairly scarce book which offers a wealth of information about the Puritan courts and law from 1639-1663 from actual cases, including civil and criminal cases, and probate actions. The Particular Court ceas... View more info

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The Connecticut Magazine An Illustrated Bi-Monthly January to December 1900 Vol. VI

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hartford, CT, The Connecticut Magazine Company: 1900

Seller ID: 20385HNC


Clean, solid book with no names or writing and no cracking to hinges. Tightly bound with sunning to spine, a small flat spot to cloth at front spine area, and a small paper loss to top edge of title page. Very handsomely illustrated throughout. Perhaps the most interesting thing is a lengthy article with photos about the golf clubs of the state with much emphasis on women golfers of the day. Other topics include, but are not limited to, Southington, John Reed 1633-1730,... View more info

The Dorchester Book (Booklet on Old Dorchester Burying Ground Laid-In)

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, George E. Ellis: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20453HNC


Charming inside and out, plus contains a hidden treasure laid-in -- a booklet about the Dorchester Burying Ground published in 1901. The main book is oversized at 8"x11-1/4" and is beautifully decorated at face with silver printing and ornamentation. Book is tightly bound and clean as a whistle with no names or writing. Only fault is light rubbing to spine and a small bit of wear to crown and tail. Appears to have been published via advertising dollars, as there... View more info

Craftsmen and Artists of Norwich

By: N/A

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Norwich, Connecticut, The Society of the Founders of Norwich ; Friends of the Slater Museum: 1965

Seller ID: 20496HNC


Crisp, clean exhibition program showcasing antiques produced by local craftsmen and artists of the 18th century, including furniture, paintings, clocks, silkver, pottery and pewter. Published to accompany exhibit staged from September 12 to October 3, 1965 at the Converse Art Gallery. Photo illustrated. 67 pages. View more info

Some Early Records and Documents of and Relating to the Town of Windsor, Connecticut 1639-1907

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hartford, Connecticut, Connecticut Historical Society: 1930

Seller ID: 20812HNK


Very nice, clean, tightly bound book. Measures 7"x7-3/4". Cover shows light wear to extremities including a small loss of paper to bottom front edge. Former owner's name and town at front free endpaper. An early printing, NOT print on demand.Includes the Mathew Grant Record 1639-1681; Town Votes, 1641-1642; Freemen 1669, 1703; Church controversy 1669-1679; ratable list 1686; and an appendix to the Mathew Grant Record. 227 pages. Indexed. View more info

Homes and Doorways of Old Wethersfield (Connecticut; Includes 1955 Guide to Old Wethersfield)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Wethersfield, Connecticut, The Wethersfield Women's Association: 1927

Edition: First Edition, Limited Edition

Seller ID: 20890


Clean and tightly bound with a few small spots of isolated wear to boards. Gilt is bright at face and book retains errata slip laid-in, plus a 1955 folded (as per design) guide to Old Wethersfield, originally published in 1934 and here by the Welles Family Association of America. Book contains handsome black and white photographs of distinctive homes and detailed photos of their various styles of front entries. This copy is #213 of of only 500 printed. View more info

Clinton Connecticut Fire Department 50th Anniversary 1911-1961 Golden Jubilee

By: N/A

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Clinton, Connecticut, Town of Clinton, Connecticut: 1961

Seller ID: 20919


Bright red cover with gilt printing and design of old fire wagon at front. Measures 6"x9" and is clean and tightly bound. Only fault is one small spot to outer edge near spine at front. Numerous local ads, plus photographs and historical information about the fire department, as well as other Clinton points of interest including, the Red School House, Adam Stanton's Store, Pond's Extract Company, the Handle Factory, Clinton's Old Academy and more. 60 pages. View more info

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They Face the Rising Sun

By: N/A

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Chester, Connecticut, Pequot Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 23038HNK


Crisp, clean book. Light wrinkle to cloth at back board only defect. Pages pristine with no names or writing. Illustrated throughout with black and whrte photographs of monuments and plot map. "A Comprehensive Story with Geneaological Material and Complete Charting of the Unity Burial Ground, Oldest Cemetery in Trumbull, connecticut 1730-1971." View more info

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"Att A Society Meeting"; The Records for the Fourth Ecclesiastical Society of Saybrook 1741-1808 Now Chester Connecticut

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chester Connecticut, The Chester Historical Society: 1980

Seller ID: 20314HNC


Very nicec, clean book measuring 5-1/2" tall and 9" across. Handsome tesxtured tan paper cover with art at face rendered in brown ink. Contains an almost verbatim transcription of meeting from 1741-1808 and is considered "about the only authentic historic record of public affairs in the town of Chester at the dates this volume covers ..." Illustrated with art, maps and photographs. 64 pages including index. View more info

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Connecticut Quarterly Volume II No. I January, February, March, 1896

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hartford, Connecticut, The Connecticut Quarterly Co.: 1896

Edition: Original Magazines Bound

Seller ID: 20687HNK


Original magazines bound in modern blue buckram. Exterior is clean as a whistle i with gilt printing to spine. Magazine shows mild foxing to coversand some wear -- there is also a tear to top of one page repaired with archival tape -- but pages are otherwise clean and attractive. Great ads and all magazine covers present. Topics include the town of Pomfret, New Britain in the days of the Revolution, Reservoir Park in West Hartford, early Connecticut printing, the town of... View more info

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Cedar Hill Cemetery Hartford, Connecticut 1863-1903

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hartford, Connecticut, Cedar Hill Cemetery: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23036HNK


Very nice original first edition Clean and tightly bound with dark green boards printed in gilt. Book is cleana nd tightly bound with just a small bit of wear to top of spine and a few small white marks on back. Former owner's name and the date 1903 written is on front free endpaper (see photo) . Book contains two large fold-out maps, one of which shows two short tears repaired by me on reverse side with archival tape. illustrated with full page photographs Much histor... View more info

The Fathers of New England (#6 Chronicles of America Series)

By: Andrews, Charles M.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 1921

Edition: Extra Illustrated Edition

Seller ID: 20645


It's a rarity to find this book with a dustjacket, but here we have it and in very good clean condition. Only faults are sunning to spine of jacket and two very small dark spots to back of jacket. Will arrive protected by brand new mylar. Book itself is beautiful -- navy blue boards with much ornamentation and gilded top edge. #6 in the Chronicles of America series, but a stand-alone title. Book is Subttled A Chonicle of the Puritan Commonwealths and covers the arrival... View more info

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Reminiscences of Taunton

By: Atwood, Charles R.

Price: $68.00

Publisher: Taunton, Massachusetts, Republican Steam Printing Rooms: 1880

Edition: Presumed First

Seller ID: 23445


Book is nicely made with beveled edges, bright gilt to face and spine, and a tight bining with no cracks to hinges. the dark brown endpapers are lovely, both front and back. There are no names or writing. either. The only fault is a smattering of foxing on the photogrraph of the author at frontis and on the tissue over itBook measures 5" x 7" and has 266 pages. Some of the topics addresed are early settlers,, old time preaching, old houses, quirrky characters, ... View more info

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Hooks, Rings & Other Things: An Illustrated Index of New England Iron 1660-1860

By: Barnes, Frank T.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hasnovr, Massachusetts, Christopher Pub House: 1988

Edition: Presumed First

Seller ID: 27808


Book is clean and bright inside and out. Red boards show no bumps and there are no names or writing inside. The dustjacket is likewise clean with no tears or chips. Looks most handsome in brand new mylar cover. Billed as "the ultimate iron whatsit book." Over 1200 items divided into these categories: animals; architecture;, firefighting; hardware; hearth and home; industry; lighting; miscellaneous; rivers, ponds, lakes, the sea; trade; transportation; and wells. Illus... View more info

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The History of Massachusetts (The Colonial Period; The Provincial Period; The Commonwealth Period)

By: Barry, John Stetson

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston, Phillips Sampson & Co.: 1857

Seller ID: 21020


Three volume set in good, clean, solid condition. Brown embossed boards show a small bit of corner wear and small tears to bands at top and bottom of spine, but are overall very attractive with gilt printing and design to spines. Pages are likewise clean and tightly bound showing just a bit of light foxing to first and last few pages. One volume shows a browned spot in the shape of a leaf which had been pressed inside as per the wont of the day. Prose is most accessible ... View more info

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Cape Elizabeth Past To Present

By: Berry, Marcelia R. et.al

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cape Elizabeth, Maine, Cape Elizabeth Historical Preservation Society.: 1991

Edition: Presumed First

Seller ID: 28017


Nicely made history of Cape Elizabeth, Maine. Clean and tightly bound with just a shadow to back from a small price sticker and former owner's name written small at upper front corner of first page. Book measures 8-1/2" x 11" with 102 pages and is clean and tightly bound. Illustrated throughout with historic photograophs and documents. Chapters cover the founding years, division and growth, schools, from farms to development, earning a living, churches and cemeteries, ... View more info

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The Pilgrims of Boston and Their Descendants

By: Bridgman, Thomas, Edward Everett

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Boston, D. Appleton & Co.: 1856

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24034


We are offering the original hard cover from 1856. Though the spine has been replaced with new red cloth printed in gilt, the rest of the book is as issued. There is wear to corners with loss of cloth and a tear to paper over mid-gutter at front hinge, but otherwise the books is tightly bound with very clean pages marred only by offsetting from illustrations. Includes an introduction by Edward Everett and inscriptions from the monuments located in the Granary Burial Grou... View more info

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Bridgton, Maine 1768-1994; An Updated Bicentennial History

By: Bridgton Historical Society

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Camden, Maine, Picton Press: 1993

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 259807ASH


Very handsome book bound in blue cloth and printed at face and spine. Pages and page edges pristine. Inscription on reverse side of title page reads thus: ---- and ------, Happy Bridgton memories to you, with affection and best wishes. Friends of the Bridgton Library, November, 1993." Dusjacket shows a couple little corner creases, but has no tears or chips and no price-clip and is most handsome in brand new mylar.This history was published initially in 1968 with a sec... View more info

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Danvers, Massachusetts (Old Salem Village) Part One, Part Two; The Monograph Series

By: Brown, Frank Chouteau

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Unknown, Whitehead, Russell F.:

Edition: Numbers 5 and 6, Volume XXIV

Seller ID: 25591


Two very handsome booklets oversized at 8-1/2"x11". No date, but circa 1930's. Both are clean and well-kept, but part II shows one small stain to lower front corner of cover by spine (see photo). Beautifully done with crisp. black and white photographs and architectural drawings covering both interiors and exteriors. The emphasis of the Monograph series is the architecture of the American colonies and the early republic, so the text covers several historic homes of D... View more info