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The Boy with the Hoe. An Illustrated Brochure of Sixty-Seven Lines
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The Boy with the Hoe. An Illustrated Brochure of Sixty-Seven Lines

By Granniss, Anna J.

Hartford, CT: C. M. Gaines, 1904. First edition, 1904. Poet was from Plainville, Connecticut. Includes several additional leaflets with poems by Granniss, including one for her 81st birthday. Softcover with attached self-dustjacket, 9.5 inches tall, illustrated with a small black and white plate mounted beneath a verse, other line drawings in brown. some light foxing to the covers, binding sound, pages clean, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$112.99

Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Incorporation of the Town of Canton Connecticut, July 15, 16, 17, and 18, 1906
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Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Incorporation of the Town of Canton Connecticut, July 15, 16, 17, and 18, 1906

By Canton Centennial Publication Committee

Collinsville, Connecticut; Hartford, CT: Centennial Publication Committee, Printed at the Hartford Press - Case Lockwood & Brainard Co., 1906. First edition [1906]. Illustrated town history of Canton, Connecticut issued in celebration of the town's 100th anniversary. Gray cloth printed in gilt, 84 pages. Some overall rubbing and surface soil, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages with no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$97.99

Stonington Chronology 1649-1949. Being a Year-by-Year Record of the American Way of Life in a Connecticut Town
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Stonington Chronology 1649-1949. Being a Year-by-Year Record of the American Way of Life in a Connecticut Town

By Haynes, Williams

Stonington, CT: Pequot Press, 1949. First edition, 1949. Good to very good condition. Illustrated throughout with old photographs. Gray cloth, 151 pages, no dustjacket, likely as issued. Very modest edgewear, good hinges, sound text block, slightly age-toned but clean pages, names lightly written in pencil on the front free endpaper, a few lightly written pencil notes and marks in the text that may be more helpful to a genealogist than a hindrance. Includes promotional leaflet for this book laid in loosely at the front.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$47.99

History of the Indians of Connecticut from the Earliest Known Period to 1850.  Published with the Sanction of the Connecticut Historical Society
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History of the Indians of Connecticut from the Earliest Known Period to 1850. Published with the Sanction of the Connecticut Historical Society

By DeForest, John W. [De Forest]

Hartford, Connecticut: Wm. Jas. Hamersley, 1851. First edition, 1851. Externally worn, frontis map present. Illustrated with six engraved plates. Brown cloth lettered in gilt, 509 pages. Rear cover has chipping from old silverfish damage, fabric crack to rear joint other wear and rubbing, covers well attached, text block sound, front free endpaper neatly removed, pages quite clean with occasional foxing on and near the engraved plates, plates a little age-darkened, map good to very good with some light tattering to the outer edge and some darkening along one fold line and additional vertical crease.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair/No. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$57.99

The Biography of a Town. Suffield, Connecticut 1670-1970
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The Biography of a Town. Suffield, Connecticut 1670-1970

By Alcorn, Robert Hayden

Suffield, Connecticut: Three Hundredth Anniversary Committee, 1970. First edition, 1970. Externally fair but internally good - some moisture damage to covers - see full description. Light brown cloth with maroon cloth spine, brown slipcase. There are light colored stains to the lower corners of the covers nearest the spine (see photo) as well as on the spine, but otherwise the book looks and feels about new and unread, tight binding, clean pages, no names or other markings, mild musty odor. The slipcase has some transparent spots, structurally sound.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair/Good Slipcase. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$27.99

Three Centuries of Simsbury 1670-1970
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Three Centuries of Simsbury 1670-1970

By Vibert, William M.

Simsbury, Connecticut: Simsbury Tercentenary Committee Inc., 1970. Black and white illustrated history of Simsbury, Connecticut, includes folding plates plus additional black and white plates. Plain off-white softcover, with town emblem, 272 pages. Some light edgewear and some uneven age-toning to the covers, firm binding, slightly darkened front endpapers from old newspaper clippings once stored there, pages otherwise very clean with no names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$18.99

Granby Connecticut - A Brief History 1786 - 1986
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Granby Connecticut - A Brief History 1786 - 1986

By Granby, Connecticut. Chronological History By Carol Laun

Granby, Connecticut: Granby Bicentennial Committee, 1986. First edition [1986] Illustrated history of Granby, Connecticut issued in conjunction with the town's Bicentennial. Softcover, about sixty pages (unpaginated). Covers have very minor shelf soil, binding sound, pages very clean and free from names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$24.99

Three Centuries of Simsbury 1670-1970
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Three Centuries of Simsbury 1670-1970

By Vibert, William M.

Simsbury, Connecticut: Simsbury Tercentenary Committee Inc., 1970. First edition [1970]. White hardcover with gray cloth spine, no dustjacket. Illustrated throughout with black and white plates, including folding plates. Covers have some shelf rubbing and light surface soil, good hinges, sound text block, personal bookplate inside front cover, no other names or markings. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$24.99

The Gavel and the Book:  The Simsbury Town Meeting 1670 - 1986
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The Gavel and the Book: The Simsbury Town Meeting 1670 - 1986

By Woollacott, Evan W.

Simsbury, Connecticut: Simsbury Historical Society, 1987. First edition [1987], signed by the author on the blank page opposite the title page. Fine in near fine dustjacket. A history of Simsbury, Connecticut as shown through its long history of spirited and well-organized town meetings. Black cloth, decorative endpapers, illustrated off-white dustjacket. The book looks and feels new and unread, tight binding, clean pages, no other names or markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is near fine with just a touch of very light shelf soil to the off-white background, no chips or tears.. Signed by the Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$37.99

East Granby: The Evolution of a Connecticut Town
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East Granby: The Evolution of a Connecticut Town

By Springman, Mary Jane;Guinan, Betty Finnell;East Granby Historical Committee

Canaan, New Hampshire: Published for the East Granby Historical Committee by Phoenix Pub, 1983. First edition, 1983, signed by both authors on the title page and dated 1983. Very good in lightly worn dustjacket. Illustrated throughout in black and white. Tan hardcover with dark brown spine, gilt lettering, illustrated endpapers, 350 pages, illustrated dustjacket. The book has very light edge rubbing, good hinges, firm text block, clean pages with an additional name on the blank opposite the title page, no other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is a little age-yellowed with modest edgewear and shelf soil, no chips.. Signed By Both Authors. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$47.99

The Barns of East Granby : Our Agricultural Heritage
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The Barns of East Granby : Our Agricultural Heritage

By Betty Guinan and Harold (Ted) Holly

East Granby, Connecticut: East Granby Historical Society, 2000. First edition of this illustrated history and guide to more than forty barns located in East Granby, Connecticut, in the Farmington River Valley north of Hartford. Includes a map, addresses, exterior and some interior views of cow barns, tobacco sheds, horse barns, corncribs, silos, and more. While this book was written fairly recently, some of these barns no longer exist, having been dismantled or destroyed. Illustrated with numerous photos in black and white. Printed softcover, 126 pages. This is a new, unused book, in fine condition, being sold for the East Granby Historical Society.. First Edition. Soft Cover. New. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$24.99

Poem Delivered Before the Alumni Association of Washington, Conn. [The Gunnery], July 26, 1870
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Poem Delivered Before the Alumni Association of Washington, Conn. [The Gunnery], July 26, 1870

By Deming, Clarence (1848-1913)

New Haven, CT: Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor, 1870. First edition, 1870. A poem expressing nostalgia for The Gunnery, a private school in Washington, CT. The author was an alumnus and went on to Yale where he was a member of the early Bulldogs football and baseball teams. Very worn, brown cloth over flexible covers, gilt front cover lettering, about 9 inches tall, 16 pages. Covers worn and spotted with the top halves partially separated, hinges internally cracked, pages loosened with a few detached, pages age-yellowed with old dampstains around the edges, name of Robert S. Cooke stamped on the front free endpaper, no other names or markings. Complete.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$147.99

Hartland Hollow ... The Doomed Town
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Hartland Hollow ... The Doomed Town

By Skaret, Pauline Emerick

Hartland, CT: Self-published, 1991. First edition, 1991. Photos and descriptions of homes and farms that were destoyed in the process of constructing Barkhamsted Reservoir. Softcover, 48 pages. Very good condition, some very light shelf soil to the white background, name inside front cover and on dedication page, binding firm, pages clean and otherwise unmarked.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$27.99

Three Centuries of Connecticut Folk Art : An Exhibition Organized By Art Resources of Connecticut
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Three Centuries of Connecticut Folk Art : An Exhibition Organized By Art Resources of Connecticut

By Grave, Alexandra

Hartford, Connecticut: Art Resources of Connecticut, 1979. First edition, 1979. Well-illustrated hardcover catalogue from a 1979 exhibition of Connecticut folk art, with examples in both color and in black and white. White hardcover, 100 pages, illustrated dustjacket. Near fine condition with tight binding, very clean pages, no names or other markings, dustjacket also near fine and in mylar protector.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$37.99

Igor Sikorsky - His Three Careers in Aviation
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Igor Sikorsky - His Three Careers in Aviation

By Frank J. Delear

New York: Dodd Mead & Company, 1976. Revised edition, 1976. Bright green cloth with illustrated dustjacket. Book is in fine condition, looks and feels new and unread, tight binding, no names or other markings, dustjacket is near fine and is not priceclipped [7.95] and in mylar protector.. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$47.99

Sugar Maple and Other Poems. With a Facimile Letter By John Greenleaf Whittier
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Sugar Maple and Other Poems. With a Facimile Letter By John Greenleaf Whittier

By French, Charles Sheldon

Hartford, CT: C. Sheldon French, Printed By The Hartford Printing Company, 1899. Second edition, 1899 (originally published 1892). Poetry mainly about Connecticut and Western Massachusetts, illustrated with black and white plates from photographs, and with a printed facsimile letter from Whittier to the author near the middle of the book. Brown cloth with gilt front cover lettering, 108 pages. Light wear and light shelf soil to the covers, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages, no names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$67.99

Petrology, Stratigraphy, and Origin of the Triassic Sedimentary Rocks of Connecticut
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Petrology, Stratigraphy, and Origin of the Triassic Sedimentary Rocks of Connecticut

By Krynine, Paul D.

Hartford, CT: State Geological and Natural History Survey, 1950. Published 1950 as Bulletin 73 of the CT State Geological and Natural History Survey, originally written as a doctoral dissertation. Illustrated in black and white plus folding map in rear pocket, folding chart in text. Light cover wear, binding sound, pages clean, no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$22.99

Granby Town Records. Volumes I and II [Granby, Connecticut]
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Granby Town Records. Volumes I and II [Granby, Connecticut]

By Edited By Mark Williams

Granby, CT: Salmon Brook Historical Society, 1986. Title page dated 1986. A digest of Granby, CT land records from 1786 to 1853, full indexed including a name index, with glossary. Softcover, 311 pages. Light speckling to outer edges of text block, firm binding, clean pages, no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$22.99

Near the Long Tidal River: Readings in the Historical Geography of Connecticut
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Near the Long Tidal River: Readings in the Historical Geography of Connecticut

By Lewis, Thomas R.

Washington, DC: University Press of America, 1981. Softcover, 147 pages, illustrated in black and white. Covers a little scuffed and spotted, binding sound, pages clean but with highlighter to about 30-40% of pages.. Soft Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$22.99

The Wethersfield Story.  Pequot Town Histories No. 2
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The Wethersfield Story. Pequot Town Histories No. 2

By Wieder, Lois M.

Stonington, Connecticut: The Pequot Press, 1966. First edition [1966]. Illustrated in black and white. Orange softcover, 57 pages. Very good condition, firm binding, clean pages, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$22.99

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