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Connecticut - Its History, Art, Antiques, Etc

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Connecticut Place Names, Arthur H. Hughes and Morse S. Allen
21 Arthur H. Hughes and Morse S. Allen Connecticut Place Names
Hartford, CT The Connecticut Historical Society 1976 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Hartford, CT: The Connecticut Historical Society, 1976. First edition, 1976. Thick volume with brief histories of place names arranged by town, fully indexed. Blue cloth printed in gilt, 10.75" tall, map endpapers, 907 pages. Light rubbing to the extremities, good hinges, sound text block, very clean pages with a colorful bookplate on the half-title with the notation below that the book was purchased at the Connecticut Historical Society on October 21, 1976, no other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 165.00 USD
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Victorian Norwich, Connecticut, Arthur Lester Lathrop
22 Arthur Lester Lathrop Victorian Norwich, Connecticut
Salem, Massachusetts Higginson Book Company 1999 0832899976 / 9780832899973 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good 
Salem, Massachusetts: Higginson Book Company, 1999. First edition, 1999. Very good in good dustjacket. Kelly green glazed cloth with gilt spine lettering, green printed dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with firm binding, clean pages with a very light scattering of foxing to the outer edges of the text block, small light coffee colored stain to the far bottom edge of the rear hinge, name on front free endpaper, no other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and has some overall wear from use and two 2" closed tears with no paper loss.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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History of Middlefield and Long Hill [Connecticut], Atkins, Thomas
23 Atkins, Thomas History of Middlefield and Long Hill [Connecticut]
Hartford, Connecticut The Case, Lockwood & Brainard Co. 1883 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Hartford, Connecticut: The Case, Lockwood & Brainard Co., 1883. First edition [1883]. A history of Middlefield and Long Hill, Connecticut, in Middlesex County, along with genealogical material. Attractive copy in rust-colored cloth with gilt spine lettering, blind-stamped "straps" on front and rear covers, 175 pages. Some light shelfwear, mainly rubbing to the corners and spine ends, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages with some occasional light foxing, several names on front free endpaper, no other markings. A clean and sound copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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History of the Town of Plymouth Connecticut, with an Account of the Centennial Celebration...Also a Sketch of Plymouth, Ohio, Settled By Local Families, Atwater, Francis
24 Atwater, Francis History of the Town of Plymouth Connecticut, with an Account of the Centennial Celebration...Also a Sketch of Plymouth, Ohio, Settled By Local Families
Meriden, CT The Journal Publishing Co. 1895 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Meriden, CT: The Journal Publishing Co., 1895. First ediiton, 1895. Well-kept copy of this extensive history of Plymouth, CT published in conjunction with its centennial celebrated on May 14 and 15, 1895. Includes a 14 pages section about Plymouth OH, part of the Western Reserve, and its reunion of descendants in 1895. Deep royal blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt and in blind, 442 pages plus index. Light rubbing, mainly to the extremities, hinges neatly internally reglued and secure, text block firm, pages very clean, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 245.00 USD
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Little Sylvia of Hartford and Her Indian Boy, Aunt Martha
25 Aunt Martha Little Sylvia of Hartford and Her Indian Boy
Hartford, Connecticut American Publishing Company 1890 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No 
Hartford, Connecticut: American Publishing Company, 1890. First edition [1890]. Very hard-to-find children's title about Sylvia, the first white child born in the Connecticut wilderness during colonial times, and the Indians, especially a boy named Swift Foot, who were kind to her before her eventual death. Illustrated in black and white. Olive green cloth printed in black, 56 pages. Some edgewear to the covers, mainly some rubbing to the corners, spine edges and a bit of light fraying to the spine ends. Internally near fine, with good hinges, firm binding, very clean pages free from names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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Clockmakers and Craftsmen of the Avery Family in Connecticut, Avery, Amos G.
26 Avery, Amos G. Clockmakers and Craftsmen of the Avery Family in Connecticut
Hartford, Connecticut The Connecticut Historical Society 1987 0940748940 / 9780940748941 Hardcover Fine No 
Hartford, Connecticut: The Connecticut Historical Society, 1987. First edition, second printing [1987]. New, unused copy. Well-researched and generously illustrated text on clockmaking in Connecticut, most specifically the work of the Avery family: John Avery; Samuel Avery; William Avery; Robert Stanton Avery and Amos Avery. Includes how clockmaking was introduced to Connecticut, genealogical notes of the Avery family, the Avery account books, maps, photographs, more. Brown cloth lettered in gilt, 165 pages, no dustjacket as issued. New condition, tight binding, no names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Fine/No. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 16.79 USD
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Fitted to the Burden : Selected Speeches of Homer Daniels Babbidge Jr., Babbidge, Homer Daniels.  Edited By William T. O'Hara
27 Babbidge, Homer Daniels. Edited By William T. O'Hara Fitted to the Burden : Selected Speeches of Homer Daniels Babbidge Jr.
Storrs, CT The University of Connecticut Alumni Association 1972 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Signed
Storrs, CT: The University of Connecticut Alumni Association, 1972. A selection of 1972 speeches made by Babbidge, a highly popular college president (University of Connecticut 1962-1972). Inscribed to an individual by the editor, dated, 1972, on the half-title. Linen colored cloth with brown cloth spine, gilt printing, faux marbled endpapers, 181 pages. Book looks and feels about new, with a tiny closed tear to the upper edge of the front free endpaper and corresponding tiny tear, this one with a crease, at the upper edge of the half-title. No other names or markings, a very clean and sound copy.. Inscribed by The Editor. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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The Amphibia of Connecticut.  State Geological and Natural History Survey Bulletin No. 57, Babbitt, Lewis Hall
28 Babbitt, Lewis Hall The Amphibia of Connecticut. State Geological and Natural History Survey Bulletin No. 57
Hartford, Connecticut Published By the State 1937 First Edition Paperback Good 
Hartford, Connecticut: Published By the State, 1937. First edition (1937). Guide to the frogs, toads, salamanders and newts native to the state of Connecticut, illustrated with black and white photographs and line drawings, Softcover, 50 pages, ten plates plus list of state builletins. Covers rubbed, small chips to spine ends, binding sound, pages clean and unmarked.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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29 Backus, Joseph The Justice of the Peace, Being a General Directlry, and Forms Proper for the Due Execution of the Office, According to the Common and Statute Laws, Now in Force and Use in the State of Connecticut...To Which is Annexed The Complete Constable...
Hartford, Connecticut Printed for the Author By B. & J. Russell 1816 Hardcover Fair 
Hartford, Connecticut: Printed for the Author By B. & J. Russell, 1816. Published 1816. Early nineteenth century guide to duties and responsibilities of Justices of the Peace and Constables. The second section, The Complete Constable, is dated 1812 and was printed for the author by Peter W. Gleason and Co., Printers. Full sheep with dark red spine label, 264 + 134, [8] pages. Front cover a bit warped, bottom of front joint split (cover well attached), horizontal crease to spine covering, general external wear, text block sound, pages rippled as if they had been exposed to moisture at some point, but with no damp odor and just a trace of faint dampstaining to a few leaves in the second section, two names on front free endpaper, no other markings.. Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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The Connecticut River and the Valley of the Connecticut: Three Hundred Fifty Miles from Mountain to Sea. Historical and Descriptive, Bacon, Edwin M.
30 Bacon, Edwin M. The Connecticut River and the Valley of the Connecticut: Three Hundred Fifty Miles from Mountain to Sea. Historical and Descriptive
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1906 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1906. First edition, 1906. Comprehensive history of the river, illustrated throughout with black and white plates, folding color map at rear. Thick volume in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt, black and white illustration mounted on front cover, frontis engraving in sepia tones, 463 pages. Light rubbing to the extremities, good hinges, sound text block, foxing to plates but pages clean with occasional foxing to some of the black and white plates, April 1907 date stamp on front free endpaper, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 72.00 USD
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The Connecticut River and the Valley of the Connecticut: Three Hundred Fifty Miles from Mountain to Sea. Historical and Descriptive, Bacon, Edwin M.
31 Bacon, Edwin M. The Connecticut River and the Valley of the Connecticut: Three Hundred Fifty Miles from Mountain to Sea. Historical and Descriptive
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1907 Hardcover Good 
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1907. Second printing, 1907. Comprehensive history of the river, illustrated throughout with black and white plates. Thick volume in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt, black and white illustration mounted on front cover, frontis engraving in sepia tones, 487 pages plus ads, folding map (torn). Covers rubbed at the extremities, some light puckering to spine cloth, good hinges (front hinge neatly internally reglued), sound text block, clean pages with the name of Ruth Loring Whitman on the front free endpaper, no other markings. The map is cleanly torn across a horizontal fold line, no paper loss.. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Even-Tide Pencilings, Bailey, Henry Mercer
32 Bailey, Henry Mercer Even-Tide Pencilings
Hartford, Connecticut F. A. Brown 1853 First Edition Hardcover Fair No 
Hartford, Connecticut: F. A. Brown, 1853. Hard to find first edition of this collection of short essays by the librarian of the Young Men's Institute, part of the Wadsworth Atheneum, in Hartford, Connecticut. Topics include books and libraries, nature, religious themes. Dark brown blindstamped cloth with gilt cover lettering, 96 pages. Covers rubbed with light chipping to the corners and spine ends, slight pucker to cloth at bottom of front cover, good hinges, sound text block, name on front free endpaper, additional pencil notes on preliminary blank and on one page within, all writing no later than 1900, pages age-toned with occasional light finger soil, small spot to inner margin of title page.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair/No. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 135.00 USD
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33 Baker, Christina Hopkinson A Porringer of Cockiney : The Story of the Land and House Now Owned By The Visiting Nurse Association at 35 Elm Street New Haven
New Haven, Connecticut USA The Visiting Nurse Association, Under Direction of Yale University Press 1930 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Fair 
New Haven, Connecticut USA: The Visiting Nurse Association, Under Direction of Yale University Press , 1930. First edition, 1930. Illustrations include a woodcut frontis (New Haven, 1786), plus five full page black and white plates. Green teal cloth with gilt cover lettering, original onionskin dustjacket. The book is in very good condition, near fine condition with sound text block, good hinges, clean pages with no names or other markings. The original dustjacket is in fair condition with considerable chipping.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fair. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Connecticut - The Nutmeg State.  Volume 2-S, Manhattan Library, Bank of Manhattan
34 Bank of Manhattan Connecticut - The Nutmeg State. Volume 2-S, Manhattan Library
New York Bank of the Manhattan Company - The Manhattan Library 1935 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
New York: Bank of the Manhattan Company - The Manhattan Library, 1935. Vol. 2-S of the Manhattan Library. A brief history of Connecticut, with an emphasis on industry. Printed wraps, 85 pages. Almost no wear, exceptionally clean copy.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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35 Bannister, Mrs. William K. Phelps Homestead, Simsbury, Connecticut 1771 - 1962
Granby, Connecticut June Shattuck Feley 1962 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
Granby, Connecticut: June Shattuck Feley, 1962. Booklet containing a history and description of the Phelps Homestead in Simsbury, Connecticut as well as the program for a presentation ceremony in which the homestead was presented to the Simsbury Historical Society by Mrs. Frederick H. Lovejoy. Softcover, eight pages. Little wear, light shelf soil to the cover, contents clean and unmarked.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Fairfield, Connecticut (Images of America), Barbara E. Austen and Barbara D. Bryan
36 Barbara E. Austen and Barbara D. Bryan Fairfield, Connecticut (Images of America)
U.S.A. Arcadia Publishing 1997 0752408844 / 9780752408842 First Edition Paperback Fine Signed
U.S.A.: Arcadia Publishing, 1997. First edition, signed by both authors on the title page, addressed "To an historic character" who remained unnamed. Softcover in fine condition, looks and feels never read, no other names or markings.. Signed by the Authors. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Hartford Historical Collections : History and Antiquities, Barber, John Warner
37 Barber, John Warner Hartford Historical Collections : History and Antiquities
Hartford, Connecticut Hartford Architecture Conservancy 1976 Paperback Very Good 
Hartford, Connecticut: Hartford Architecture Conservancy, 1976. 1976 Facsimile reprint of the Hartford county section of Barber's 1836 Connecticut Historical Collections. Printed softcover, 132 pages. Some very light edgewear to the covers, internally fine with no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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A Record and Documentary History of Simsbury [Connecticut], Barber, Lucius I. (1643-1888)
38 Barber, Lucius I. (1643-1888) A Record and Documentary History of Simsbury [Connecticut]
Simsbury, Connecticut The Abigail Phelps Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution [DAR] 1974 Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Simsbury, Connecticut: The Abigail Phelps Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution [DAR], 1974. Second printing, 1974, number 238 of 500 copies printed. Dark blue buckram cloth, no dustjacket, likely as issued. Very good condition with firm binding, clean pages with a few scattered neat pencil notes in the margins, no other markings.. Limited Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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My Wife and My Mother. With Separate Genealogy Appendix, Barbour, H. H. [Heman H.]
39 Barbour, H. H. [Heman H.] My Wife and My Mother. With Separate Genealogy Appendix
Hartford, Connecticut Williams, Wiley & Waterman 1864 First Edition Hardcover Fair Signed
Hartford, Connecticut: Williams, Wiley & Waterman, 1864. First edition, 1864, with personalized inscription signed by the author, dated Aug. 15, 1864, plus a separate booklet dated 1885 which is a separate printing of the appendix in the 1864 book. Worn copy in brown cloth, 312 + 84 pages plus 84 page genealogy. Covers heavily rubbed with chipping to the spine ends, hinges good, text block sound, pages age-darkened and lightly foxed, additional ownership names at the front. The genealogy supplement is absent its covers, upper corners lightly chipped, pages also age-toned. Follows the life of a deceased Connecticut woman through her journals and genealogical research - her name was Frances. E. Merrill.. Inscribed by The Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 110.00 USD
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Barkhamsted: A Living Heritage. A Five Year Appointment Calendar [Connecticut], Barkhamsted Historical Society
40 Barkhamsted Historical Society Barkhamsted: A Living Heritage. A Five Year Appointment Calendar [Connecticut]
Barkhamsted, CT The Barkhamsted Historical Society 1978 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
Barkhamsted, CT: The Barkhamsted Historical Society, 1978. First edition, 1978. A five year appointment calendar illustrated with black and white historical scenes of Barkhamsted, published as part of the 250th anniversary of the town. Softcover, about 80 pages (unpaginated). Some light edge rubbing, firm binding, very clean pages, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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