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Defensible Space: Crime Prevention Through Urban Design
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Defensible Space: Crime Prevention Through Urban Design

By Newman, Oscar

New York: The Macmillan Company, 1972. First edition, stated first printing, 1972. Urban land use through the lens of public safety. Illustrated in black and white. Blue cloth, no dustjacket. Very light shelfwear, good hinges, firm text block, clean pages, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$27.99

The Creative Balance: Government, Politics and the Individual in America's Third Century
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The Creative Balance: Government, Politics and the Individual in America's Third Century

By Elliot L Richardson

New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1976. Stated first edition, 1976, signed by the author on the front free endpaper. Very good in good dustjacket. A blueprint for government reform in the post-Watergate era. Brown cloth with dustjacket. The book has a firm binding, clean pages, no other names or markings. The mylar protected dustajcket is not priceclipped [12.95] and has some wear to the top edge, some yellowing to the front panel, no paper loss.. Signed by the Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$37.99

First Biennial Report of the Attorney-General for the Two Years Ending January 3, 1901. State of Connecticut Public Document No. 40
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First Biennial Report of the Attorney-General for the Two Years Ending January 3, 1901. State of Connecticut Public Document No. 40

By Phelps, Charles

Hartford, CT: Hartford Press: The Case, Lockwood & Brainard Company, 1901. First edition, 1901. Includes opinions on domestic animals, insurance broker licenses, municipal bonds, no taxation on property of soldiers and sailors, records of CT Volunteers, savings bank investments, shell fisheries (oyster beds), fire duty, state prison, succession tax. Maroon cloth lettered and decorated in gilt and in blind, 59 pages plus indices. Light rubbing to spine ends, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$97.99

A History of Connecticut
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A History of Connecticut

By Sanford, Elias B.

Hartford, Connecticut: The S. S. Scranton Company, 1922. 1922 revised edition, with a note on the front free endpaper: With the Author's love, E. B. S., Christmas 1922.. Illustrated in black and white with a frontis map. Brown cloth lettered in gilt, 450 pages. Some rubbing to the extremities, hinges internally reglued and secure, text block sound, pages clean, no other names or markings. Includes background on the Indians of Connecticut, the Pequot War, settlement of various cities, the formation of government, Uncas and the Narragansetts, various governors, much more. . Author Presentation Copy. Hard Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$37.99

The Union Haggadah. Home Service for the Passover
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The Union Haggadah. Home Service for the Passover

By The Central Conference of American Rabbis

USA: The Central Conference of American Rabbis, 1923. First thus, 1923. Mainly in English, some Hebrew, includes music and lyrics, other illustrations. Light gray cloth, 162 pages. Very good condition with a very tiny frayed spot to the top edge of the rear cover, some very minor shelf soil to the rear cover and very light scattering of foxing to the top edge of the text block, otherwise looks and feels about new and unused, with tight binding, very clean pages, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$22.99

A History of Connecticut
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A History of Connecticut

By Sanford, Elias B.

Hartford, Connecticut: The S. S. Scranton Company, 1905. 1905 edition, first published in 1887. Illustrated in black and white with a frontis map. Olive cloth lettered and with pictorial images of oak branches on the front and spine printed in red and black, patterned endpapers, 381 pages. Edges rubbed, rear cover scuffed, front hinge internally reglued and secure, text block sound, pages a little age-yellowed but clean, no names or other markings. Includes background on the Indians of Connecticut, the Pequot War, settlement of various cities, the formation of government, Uncas and the Narragansetts, various governors, much more. . Hard Cover. Fair. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$27.99

Register of Revolutionary Soldiers and Patriots Buried in Litchfield County
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Register of Revolutionary Soldiers and Patriots Buried in Litchfield County

By Compiled By Joyce Mackenzie Cropsey

Canaan, New Hampshire: Phoenix Publishing, 1976. First edition [1976], signed by the author on the half-title. Published for the Mary Floyd Tallmadge Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution [DAR]. Very good in lightly worn dustjacket. Blue hardcover with illustrated endpapers, illustrated dustjacket. The book has good hinges, a firm text block, clean pages with no other names or markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is priceclipped and has some edge rubbing and very minor closed tears to far outer edges, no paper loss.. Signed by the Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$37.99

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. Near 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. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$37.99

Fairfield: The Biography of a Community, 1639-1989 [Connecticut]
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Fairfield: The Biography of a Community, 1639-1989 [Connecticut]

By Farnham, Thomas J.

U.S.A.: Phoenix Publishing, 2000. Second edition (revised), 2000. Brown cloth with tan cloth spine, illustrated dustjacket. Very good condition with firm binding, clean pages, no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket has only minimal shelf rubbing to the rear panel, no chips or tears.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$37.99

A History of Connecticut's Coast: 400 Years of Coastal Industry and Development
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A History of Connecticut's Coast: 400 Years of Coastal Industry and Development

By Tedone, David

Hartford, Connecticut: State of Connecticut Coastal Area Management, 1982. First edition, 1982. Externally fair to good, internally good to very good. Includes both early and industrial history, illustrated in black and white. Softcover, 75 pages. Covers have some tan colored spotting, modest edgewear, contents very clean with a few faint speckles on the edge of the title page, pages otherwise clean and unmarked, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$18.99

Souvenir Views of Hartford, Conn. [Connecticut]
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Souvenir Views of Hartford, Conn. [Connecticut]

By Warner Photograph Co.

Portland, Maine: Lyman H. Nelson Company, 1900. Undated, ca. 1900. Souvenir book with black and white views of Hartford parks and landmarks. Brown softcover with gilt script lettering, oblong 8" x 10", 32 pages, stapled binding. LIght edgewear and some minor transparent spotting, front cover separated about an inch up from the bottom but secure, text block sound, minor foxing to title page and final page, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. Oblong 8vo.

$37.99

A Child's History of Simsbury [Connecticut]
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A Child's History of Simsbury [Connecticut]

By Simsbury Junior Woman's Club, Inc.

Simsbury, Connecticut USA: Simsbury Junior Woman's Club, Inc., 1965. First edition, 1965. History of Simsbury, Connecticut, written for young readers. Illustrated throughout with line drawings. Red softcover with gilt cover lettering, 96 pages. Light edgewear, mainly to spine, with tiny closed tear to center of spine, sound binding, clean pages, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$37.99

Chagall By Chagall
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Chagall By Chagall

By Chagall. Edited By Charles Sorlier. Translated By John Shepley

New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1979. First edition, 1979. Near fine in near fine dustajcket. Illustrated throughout in color and black and white. Yellow-orange cloth with illustrated dustjacket, large book, about 12.25" x 11.25", 263 pages. Book is near fine with firm binding, clean pages, no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is also near fine with no chips or tears.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$57.99

Celebrate! West Hartford: An Illustrated History
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Celebrate! West Hartford: An Illustrated History

By Miriam Butterworth, Ellsworth Grant, Richard Woodworth

West Hartford, Connecticut: Town of West Hartford, 2001. First edition, stated first printing, 2001. Illustrated throughout in both color and in black and white. Black cloth lettered in gilt, color illustration mounted on front cover, aerial view endpapers, 186 pages, no dustjacket as issued. Near fine with tight binding, clean pages, name neatly written at upper corner of front free endpaper, no other markings. Well-illustrated history of West Hartford, Connecticut, concentrating on more recent history and the current state of the town at the turn of the 21st century. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$27.99

To Sette Ourselves in Gospel Order.  A History of First Church of Christ at Massaco, Simsbury, Connecticut
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To Sette Ourselves in Gospel Order. A History of First Church of Christ at Massaco, Simsbury, Connecticut

By Potter, Lyman G.

Simsbury, Connecticut: First Church of Christ, Printed By Magna Print, 2002. First edition, 2002, signed by the author. Near fine softcover, firm binding, clean pages with no other names or markings.. Signed by the Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$47.99

Pieter De Hooch 1629-1684
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Pieter De Hooch 1629-1684

By Sutton, Peter C.

New Haven: Wadsworth Atheneum, in association with Yale University Press, 1998. First edition [1998]. Hardcover edition, dark gray cloth with color illustrated dustjacket, 183 pages. Produced in association with an exhibition at the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, CT. Near fine condition, looks and feels new and unread, dustjacket in mylar protector. Compliments card from CEO of corporate sponsor laid in loosely at front. Beautifully produced monograph on the works of De Hooch, a master of Holland's Golden Age of art and a pioneer of the Delft School of painting. The book traces the artist's development from his early paintings of guardroom and tavern scenes to the light-filled courtyards and interiors of his Delft period, and then to the elegant paintings he produced after he moved to Amsterdam.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$77.99

Dartford Bond. By the Makers of Old Hampshire. Paper Specimen Book
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Dartford Bond. By the Makers of Old Hampshire. Paper Specimen Book

By Hampshire Paper Company. Specimen Book

South Hadley Falls, MA: Hampshire Paper Company, 1930. Paper specimen book, ca. 1930, for Dartford Bond papers manufactured by Hampahire Paper Company (trademark for this paper was taken over by Byron Weston Co. of Dalton, MA in 1949. Near fine in chipped glassine dustjacket. Illustrated hardcover, 10.75" tall, about thirty samples plus title page and introduction, plain glassine dustjacket. The book looks and feels new and unused, no names or other markings, some age-darkening and minor edge chips to glassine dustjacket.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$47.99

Robert Rauschenberg [Exhibition Catalog]
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Robert Rauschenberg [Exhibition Catalog]

By Robert Rauschenberg. National Collection of Fine Arts

Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1976. First edition, 1976. Exhibition catalogue illustrated in both black and white and in color. Includes biographical data and comprehensive history of the artist's work. Softcover, 216 pages. Light external rubbing, minor fading and shallow vertical creasing to spine, binding firm, pages clean, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$22.99

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. Softcover illustrated history of Simsbury, Connecticut, includes folding plates plus additional black and white plates. Plain off-white softcover with town emblem, 272 pages. Some handling soil to the off-white covers, edgewear, firm binding, clean pages, no names or other markings, internally very good.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$18.99

The Suffield Celebration of the Tercentenary of the State of Connecticut 1635-1935
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The Suffield Celebration of the Tercentenary of the State of Connecticut 1635-1935

By Suffield Tercentenary Committee. Charles S. Bissell, Chairman

Suffield, Connecticut; Hartford, CT: Suffield Tercentenary Committee; Printed By Case, Lockwood & Brainard, 1935. First edition, 1935. Near fine copy of this book commemorating Suffield's celebration of the State of Connecticut's 300th anniversary. Green cloth, 53 pages. Very light rubbing to corners and spine ends, otherwise looks and feels about new, firm binding, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$67.99

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