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Giving Wings to Words

by Allerton F. Brooks

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Trench Books
Published
1953
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Printing
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$10.00

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New York: Newcomen Society in North America, 1953. Light soiling to covers, text clean and unmarked. "Connecticut Origins of Modern Telephony (1878-1953).) Interesting and detailed history, written by the President of the Southern New England Telephone Co, (SNET). Includes a reproduction of the one page New Haven telephone directory, the first in the world. 28 pgs.. Second Printing. Soft Cover.… Read more
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Hamden Hall Cooks Kindergarten Thru Sixth Grade

by Palm & Smith (editors)

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Trench Books
Condition
Very Good
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$14.00

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North Haven, CT: William J. Mack Light wear to covers, bumps to corners, clean and unmarked. Small spiral bound, cardboard covered booklet of 90 pages. "Recipes by the children, parents, and teachers of the Hamden Hall Country Day School, Hamden, Conn". Undated, possibly 1950s-60s.. Hard Cover. Very Good.
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Progress in America Which I Have Seen Since the 1880's

by E.B. Gallaher

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Trench Books
Published
1947
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing
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$30.00

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New York: Newcomen Society of England, 1947. Light wear/soiling to covers, date stamped on back; interior clean and unmarked. A collection of short essays by the author, who lived in Norwalk, CT. A booklet of forty pages. Included is a brochure (with numerous photos of early inventions) that consists of the opening remarks of Col. Frederick H. Payne at a… Read more
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American Traveler

by James Zug

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Trench Books
Published
2005
Condition
Near Fine
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$10.00

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New York: Basic, 2005. Superb copy, clean and unmarked. "The Life and Adventures of John Ledyard, the Man who Dreamed of Walking the World". Mostly forgotten now, Ledyard travelled widely in the 1700s.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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The Western Reserve The Story of New Connecticut in Ohio

by Harlan Hatcher

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Trench Books
Published
1949
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$8.00

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Indianapolis: Bobbs Merrill, 1949. Light scuffing to back, clean and unmarked. Jacket shows edgewear, rubbing, back is torn and wrinkled. This copy was probably part of a promotion, on the front cover is stamped in gold: " In Our Second Century Society for Savings in the City of Cleveland Since 1949.". First Edition. Red Cloth. Very Good/Fair.
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A Book of Favorite Recipes

by Guilford Golden Agers

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Trench Books
Published
1980
Condition
Very Good
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$10.00

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Shawnee Mission KS: Circulation Serv, 1980. Minimal wear, clean and unmarked. Privately printed book of recipes collected by the Senior Citizens of Guilford CT. 75+pgs.. Comb/plastic Softcover. Very Good.
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Have You Heard the Cricket Song?

by Winston O. Abbott

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Trench Books
Published
1971
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Printing
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$18.00

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S. Windsor, CT: Inspiration House, 1971. Inscription on flyleaf, corner of flyleaf clipped, small red stain to top edge. Jacket shows light soiling, red stain top back. Signed by Abbott and Bossen on the title page. Companion volume to "Come Walk Among the Stars" and "Sing With the Wind".. Signed by Author and Illustrator. First Printing. Yellow Cloth. Very Good+/Good+.… Read more
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Yale University Theatre - Programs

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Trench Books
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Very Good
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$30.00

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New Haven This is an assortment of programs from various productions of the Yale Univ Theatre, the Yale School of Drama, and the Yale Dramatic Assoc. Twelve programs: The Myrmidons, Faust Part One (signed on page 4 by several of the performers), A Ball for the Imaginative/The Snows of Kilimanjaro, Tartuffe, The Downstairs Dragon, The Scarecrow (related news clippings are… Read more
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Story of Connecticut - Vol. One

by Robert Holcomb

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Trench Books
Published
1935
Condition
Good+
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$12.00

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Hartford, CT: Hartford Times, 1935. Light wear, cello tape repair to top of spine, pages quite yellowed, unmarked. CT history, 1632-1765, told in comic book format. 284 pgs.. Illustrated Hardcover. Good+/No Jacket.
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Chimney - Pot Papers

by Charles S. Brooks

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Trench Books
Published
1920
Condition
Good+
Edition
Second Printing
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$15.00

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New Haven: Yale Univ Press, 1920. Covers show light wear/soiling, interior clean and bright, unread. There is a signature on the flyleaf that may be the author's, but we are unable to verify it's authenticity.. Second Printing. Brown Hardcover. Good+/No Jacket. Illus. by Fritz Endell.
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The Man Who Lives in Paradise

by A.C. Gilbert & Marshall McClintock

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Trench Books
Published
1954
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
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$25.00

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New York: Rinehart, 1954. Minor bumps to corners, minimal wear, clean and unmarked. Jacket worn at edges, light soiling/rubbing. Illus with a few B&W photos. The autobiography of industrialist and toymaker A.C. Gilbert of New Haven, inventor of (among many other things) the erector set.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Good.
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Connecticut

by Bernadine Bailey

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Trench Books
Published
1955
Condition
Very Good
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$15.00

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Chicago: Albert Whitman & Co., 1955. Minimal wear, name in corner of flyleaf, rear endpapers yellowed from an enclosed news clipping. Jacket complete, with small tears to edges. Green cloth with illust. paste-on.. Pictorial Cover. Very Good/Good+. Illus. by Kurt Wiese.
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The Civil War Soldiers of Branford Connecticut North Branford and Northford

by Jane Peterson Bouley

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Trench Books
Published
2014
Condition
Very Good
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$45.00

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Branford CT: Privately Printed, 2014. Bumps to corners, otherwise clean, sound and unmarked. Large volume, 500+pgs. Very detailed historical accounting of soldiers from the area. Many photos and charts. Lots of names will be familiar to anyone from the Greater New Haven area. Extra postage required outside the US.. Pictorial Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Saving the Farm

by James T. Powers

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Trench Books
Published
2013
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$12.00

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Pawcatuck, CT: Homebound Publications, 2013. Clean and unmarked. "A Journey Through Time, Place and Redemption". The efforts of Mr. Powers and others to save the old Dudley Farm in Guilford, CT. Several B&W photos. I drove by this property many times over the years.. First Edition. Trade Paperback. Near Fine/No Jacket-as Published.
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Cream Hill Discoveries of a Weekend Countryman

by Lewis Gannett

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Trench Books
Published
1949
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
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$8.00

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New York: Viking, 1949. Minimal shelfwear; clean and unmarked. Jacket shows edgewear, spine faded, not price clipped. The adventures of a couple that purchased a Connecticut hilltop for a weekend getaway.. First Edition. Brown Cloth. Very Good+/Good+. Illus. by Ruth Gannett.
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The Excitement of Teaching

by William Lyon Phelps

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Trench Books
Published
1931
Condition
Good+
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$75.00

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New York: Horace Liveright, 1931. Light foxing to cover edges; sound, clean, and unmarked. "The Kappa Delta Pi Lecture Series". Author photo afixed opposite contents page. Signed and dated by the author, on the flyleaf. Phelps was a Yale professor.. Signed by Author. Blue Cloth. Good+/No Jacket.
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The Shore Line Cook Book

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Trench Books
Published
1932
Condition
Good
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$8.00

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Clinton, CT: Bethlehem Chapter 68, 1932. Wear to spine, light soiling, unmarked. 100+ pages of recipes, ads, and cooking tips, all gathered from members of the Order of the Eastern Star chapters around CT. Frosntispiece B&W photo of the chapter officers for 1932 (no names). Lots of old ads from shoreline businesses, a very few of which are still around..… Read more
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Celebrity Recipes

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Trench Books
Published
1972
Condition
Fair
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$8.00

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North Haven, CT: William J. Mack, 1972. Covers soiled, portion of back cover missing. This is a 52 page cookbook compiled by Senior Girl Scout Troop 350 of No Haven, CT. Included are many recipes, most by well known CT residents, a few by National figures such as Pat Nixon, Tricia Nixon, Mamie Eisenhower, Lady Bird Johnson, Princess Grace,… Read more
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Dream River

by Bud Rainey

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Trench Books
Published
1941
Condition
Very Good
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$9.00

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Hartford: Traveler's Press, 1941. Light edgewear, clean and unmarked. Slim volume of narrative poems on a wide variety of topics. Possibly published as an insurance company giveaway?. Green Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.
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From a New England Farm

by Clarence E. Hale

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Trench Books
Published
1975
Condition
Good+
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$5.00

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Canaan, NH: Phoenix Publishing, 1975. Light soiling to covers, bookstore stamp on flyleaf. Born in Wallingford, CT, the author writes of growing up in a farming area one hundred years ago. B&W photos by Alice Moulton.. Trade Paperback. Good+/No Jacket.
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