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Red Brick in the Land of Steady Habits Creating the University of Connecticut, 1881-2006

by Stave, Bruce M.; and Laura Burmeister, Michael Neagle, Leslie Horner Papandrea, Sondra Astor Stave

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Published
2006
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Second Printing
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9781584655701
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University Press of New England. 2006. Second Printing. Fine; Softcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; About Fine book, crisp, clean, tight, unmarked. BONUS BOOK: University of Connecticut; The College History Series, by Mark J. Roy; Arcadia Publishing,2001, 128 page photographic paperback., in Fine condition .
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Glastonbury; From Settlement to Suburb

by McNulty, Marjorie Grant.

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Published
1983
ISBN
9780961067601
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Historical Society of Glastonbury. 1983. Fine with no dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; SIGNED by Marjorie McNulty with brief personalized inscription. 163 pages, bound in burgundy cloth; maps printed on endpapers. Illustrated with black & white photos. Clean, bright cover, tightly bound, sharp corners. Pages crisp, clean. ; Signed by Author… Read more
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I. N. Thut World Education Center. 1984. Very Good+; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; SIGNED by author Janet Fowler inside front cover.. 36 page pamphlet, blue stapled wraps. Map of Marlborough as incorporated in 1787. History of public schooling in the town. Black & white photos of Center Schoolhouse, Northwest School, and the North… Read more
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Year by Year, A Chronological History of the Town of Sprague, CT

by Delaney, Dennis (Sprague Municipal Historian)

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Published
1997
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Town of Sprague. 1997. Very Good-; Plastic Comb; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Sprague, CT; 38 pp booklet, printed card covers; plastic comb binding. A chronological listing of events in the history of Sprague, 1659-1997, located in rural eastern Connecticut. Cover shows light soil; binding intact; pages quite clean, unmarked. .
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The Houses and History of Chester [CT]

by Hull, Cary S. (editor)

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Published
1984
Edition
Revised Edition
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$40.00

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Chester Historical Society. 1984. Revised Edition. Fine; Softcover; Oblong 24mo 5" - 6" tall; Chester, CT; [includes Bonus Book, see at end]. 151 pages bound in pictorial wraps. Black & white photos. Illustrated history of homes & historical landmarks of Chester, CT. Bright, clean, tightly bound. Pages crisp, unmarked. BONUS BOOK: Search Under… Read more
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image of The Nineteenth Century Parks of Hartford ; A Legacy to the Nation. [With  Bonus Book: Elizabeth Park; A Century of Beauty by Alicia Cornelio]

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Hartford Architectural Conservancy. 1983. Near Fine; Softcover; Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Hartford, CT; 77 pages. A well-written history of the origins of Hartford's superlative park system, including Colt, Elizabeth, Goodwin, Keney, Bushnell, Pope, and Riverside Park with mention of the influences of Frederick Law Olmsted, Horace Bushnell, John Olmsted, Rev. Francis… Read more
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image of Bill Stanley's Once Upon A Time, Books I, and II; plus Only Yesterday,  plus Historic Sites of Norwich from the Beginning.

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Franklin Impressions. 1994. Very Good; Softcover; Folio 13" - 23" tall; Norwich, CT; Three large format softcovers and one hardcover of Bill Stanley's local history of Norwich Connecticut. Softcovers in stapled bindings. All books illustrated abundantly with b & w photos. Once Upon a Time volumes 104 pages each. Only Yesterday 192 pages.. Historic Sites… Read more
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$80.00
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Historic Ledyard; Volumes I, II, III, IV, VI; plus The Bluff, and Historic Cemetery Inscriptions.

by Bell, Janice Wightman;and Carolyn E. Smith, editors.

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Published
2000
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$120.00

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Ledyard Historical Society. 2000. Very Good; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Seven Ledyard Historical Society publications. (Missing Volume V). Historic Ledyard Volume I Gales Ferry Village; 1976; 136 pp. Describes the Village from the purchase of land by Ralph Stoddard from John Gager in 1697 up to the arrival of the railroad. Volume II… Read more
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Savin Rock Memories

by Johnson, Gil; Dorman, Bennett W.

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Published
1993
Edition
First Edition
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West Haven Committee for the Preservation of Local History. 1993. First Edition. Very Good+; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; SIGNED by author Johnson. 350 p in wraps. Clean cover, tight binding; light rubbing on edges. Previous owner's gift notation written inside front cover. Author Gil Johnson's signature at top of title page. Interior pages crisp,… Read more
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In Gilead

by Foote, Annie Hutchinson

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Published
1970
Edition
Probable First
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$40.00

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The Clinton Press. 1970. Probable First. Near Fine; Hardcover; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Tolland, CT; 128 pages, bound in forest green cloth, gilt titles; illustrated w/ black & white photos. SIGNED by author on front free endpaper. Firmly bound, bright clean cover, trace of wear head of spine, tip corner tips. Interior crisp, … Read more
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A Goodly Heritage: The Story of the Jewish Community of New London, 1860-1955

by Sulman, Esther; Goldstein, Leonard J. (Collaboration)

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Published
1957
Edition
First Edition
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$45.00

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Esther Sulman. 1957. First Edition. Very Good-; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 81 pages in wraps. Ends and edges of spine moderately worn. Text clean, unmarked, but lightly tanned. Glue stain on last blank page. A history of Jewish community in New London, Connecticut, written by the librarian of Congregational Beth El. Topics include… Read more
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Western Connecticut's Great Flood Disaster August 19, 1955

by Staff Waterbury Republican-American; Thomas R. Goodwin, Howard Birch, Dan A. Coviello, et. al (Photographers)

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Published
1955
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Waterbury Republican-American. 1955. Good+; Softcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 80 pp. photojournal of the Great Flood of 1955 and its destructive path in Western Connecticut. Dozens of black & white photos with captions. Good magazine-like publication. Totally intact. Light edge wear on cover. Rubbing and short horizontal creasing along spine. Pages clean, unmarked.… Read more
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The Face of Connecticut: People, Geology, and the Land

by Bell, Michael

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Published
1988
Edition
Third Printing
ISBN
9780942081015
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$30.00

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Connecticut Geological and Natural History Survey. 1988. Third Printing. Very Good-; Softcover; Square Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 196 pages; illustrated. Good to Very Good book. Cover rubbed on edges, spine. Binding firm. Light foxing (little brown speckles) inside of covers. Interior pages clean, unmarked. .
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image of Looking Back:  Historic Images of North Central Connecticut; Volume 1  --Historic Images from Enfield, Somers & Suffield

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Pediment Publishing. 2002. Very Good; Hardcover; Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Volume 1 only of the 4 volume set -- Historic Images of North Central Connecticut. 128 pages of black & white vintage photographs depicting history of Enfield, Somers, and Suffield. Over 250 pre-1950 photos. Bright blue pictorial cover, firmly bound; some shelf-rubbing… Read more
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Burpee's The Story of Connecticut, 4 Volumes, Complete.

by Burpee, Charles W.

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Published
1939
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$95.00

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American Historical Company. 1939. Near Fine; Hardcover; Thick Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; New York; 4 volumes in full blue plaid-like cloth. Raised bands on spine; blue title block. Top edge with blue speckles. Decorated endpapers. No mention of edition, but title page and colophon both state 1939 publication. Bright and quite clean covers… Read more
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A Moveable Shore: The Fate of the Connecticut Coast

by Patton, Peter C.; James M. Kent

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Published
1992
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780822311478
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$35.00

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Duke University Press. 1992. First Edition. Very Good+; Softcover; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 143 p in wraps. Very Good book. Clean,tightly bound cover with modest wear on edge. Interior crisp, unmarked. .
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The History of North Branford and Northford

by Miller, Herbert C.

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Published
1982
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Totoket Historical Society. 1982. Fine; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; North Branford, CT; 106 pages; bound in full red cloth with gold lettering & design. Illustrated, b & w photos. Issued without jacket. Bright, clean cover. Interior crisp, tight, unmarked. .
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Glimpses of Saybrook in Colonial Days

by Chesebrough, Harriet Chapman

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Published
1985
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Celebration 3½ to Commemorate the 350th Anniversary of Saybrook Colony. 1985. Fine; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 101 p. . bound in printed wraps. Illustrated with a few line drawings. About Fine book. Bright clean cover, tightly bound; faint shelf wear. Crisp, clean, unmarked pages. Tiny Old Saybrook Historical Society sticker on title page.… Read more
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Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route: Resource Study & Environmental Assessment

by National Park Service; Brian A. Aviles and Vicki J. Sandstead (project managers)

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Published
2006
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National Park Service, U. S. Department of Interior. 2006. Very Good; Softcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 170 pp, in pictorial wraps. Illustrated with maps, photos. Cover rubbed; a few dimples; firmly bound. Crisp unmarked pages. .
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Alleyways [Norwich, CT]

by Rosiene, Alan I.

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Published
1982
Edition
First Edition
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$40.00

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A. Rosiene. 1982. First Edition. Very Good; Softcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Unpaginated in wraps. Short corner crease on cover; light sunning. Prose/poetry & 15 original lithographic drawings depicting alleyways and urban passages between the old buildings & residences along Main St. , Broadway, Thames St, and Franklin St. In downtown Norwich Connecticut.… Read more
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