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Barkhamsted, Conn., and Its Centennial 1879 to Which is Added a Historical Appendix, Barkhamsted, Connecticut
41 Barkhamsted, Connecticut Barkhamsted, Conn., and Its Centennial 1879 to Which is Added a Historical Appendix
Meriden, CT Republican Steam Print 1881 First Edition Hardcover Good 
Meriden, CT: Republican Steam Print, 1881. First edition, 1881. A history of Barkhamsted along with speeches and other noted items dealing with the centennial, with the appendix including names of veterans from the Revolution to the Civil War, public officials, old letters, etc. Black cloth lettered and gilt and decorated in blind, frontis portrait, 178 pages. Covers rubbed with some minor soil to the front cover, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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History of St. Paul's Parish, New Haven [Connecticut] 1830-1930, Barney, Frances Bishop
42 Barney, Frances Bishop History of St. Paul's Parish, New Haven [Connecticut] 1830-1930
New Haven Self-published, Printed By Quinnipiack Press, Inc. 1930 Hardcover Very Good None 
New Haven: Self-published, Printed By Quinnipiack Press, Inc., 1930. Centennial church history published 1930, illustrated in black and white. Purple cloth, 79 pages. Some uneven cover fading but little wear, internally fine with no names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Very Good/None. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Has Christmas Come Again?, Barnum, Lula Lloyd
43 Barnum, Lula Lloyd Has Christmas Come Again?
Connecticut Self-published, Printed By McGill & Wallace 1885 Paperback Fair 
Connecticut: Self-published, Printed By McGill & Wallace, 1885. Undated, ca. 1885. Fifth edition. Short Christmas verse by this concert pianist and sister-in-law of P. T. Barnum. Oblong softcover, about 4" x 5" with ribbon tied binding, four pages printed on one side only. Front cover finger-smudged, other light wear, contents clean and unmarked.. Soft Cover. Fair. Oblong 16mo. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Struggles and Triumphs: or, Forty Years' Recollections of P. T. Barnum, Written By Himself, Barnum, P. T.
44 Barnum, P. T. Struggles and Triumphs: or, Forty Years' Recollections of P. T. Barnum, Written By Himself
Hartford, Connecticut J. B. Burr & Company 1869 Hardcover Fair 
Hartford, Connecticut: J. B. Burr & Company, 1869. First edition, 1869. Three quarter dark green leather over breen cloth gilt spine lettering, raised spine bands, 780 pages plus two pages of publisher's ads. Covers rubbed with scuffing to the corners and joints, spine lightly crackled but stabilized, hinges good, text block sound, pages a little age-yellowed but clean, no foxing, no names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Historical Sketches of New Haven [Connecticut], Bartlett, Ellen Strong
45 Bartlett, Ellen Strong Historical Sketches of New Haven [Connecticut]
New Haven Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor 1897 First Edition Hardcover Good 
New Haven: Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor, 1897. First edition [1897]. Illustrated in black and white, mainly from photographs of landmark buildings. Blue cloth over beveled boards, gilt lettering on front cover. Some rubbing to extremities and a bit of uneven cover fading, front hinge internally cracked but secure, text block sound, names on preliminary blank which is foxed, pages clean and otherwise unmarked.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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A Sermon, Preached in Wintonbury Meeting-House, Windsor; on the Occasion of the Annual Thanksgiving. December 6th, A.D. 1821, Bartlett, John (1784-1849)
46 Bartlett, John (1784-1849) A Sermon, Preached in Wintonbury Meeting-House, Windsor; on the Occasion of the Annual Thanksgiving. December 6th, A.D. 1821
Hartford, Connecticut Published at the Desire of the Congregation, George Goodwin & Sons, Printers 1822 First Edition Paperback Fair 
Hartford, Connecticut: Published at the Desire of the Congregation, George Goodwin & Sons, Printers, 1822. First edition, 1822. Thanksgiving sermon at the Wintonbury meeting-house in what is now Bloomfield, CT. Plain blue softcover, 19 pages. Covers heavily worn, chipped and spotted, with Nathan N. Parson's Book handwritten on the front cover, binding restitched, half-title removed, considerable edge chipping, occasional foxing and dampstaining throughout, name of Helen W. Woodford in pencil at top of title page.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 185.00 USD
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Exercises of Dedication and Installation at the First Congregational Church, Suffield, Conn., Wednesday, December 8, 1869, Barton, Walter. First Congregational Church of Suffield, Conn
47 Barton, Walter. First Congregational Church of Suffield, Conn Exercises of Dedication and Installation at the First Congregational Church, Suffield, Conn., Wednesday, December 8, 1869
Hartford, Connecticut Wiley, Waterman & Eaton 1869 First Edition Paperback Fair 
Hartford, Connecticut: Wiley, Waterman & Eaton, 1869. First edition, 1869. Fair only. Includes two original albumen photos: frontis of the church; and a smaller portrait of the Rev. Walter Barton. Also includes a four page program from the day laid in loosely at the front. Softcover, 56 pages. Covers heavily soiled, spotted and chipped, some discoloration toward the bottom of most pages, especially toward the end, photos in good condition with a shallow horizontal crease to the frontis photo.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Records of the Society or Parish of Turkey Hills, Now the Town of East Granby, Connecticut, 1737-1791, Bates, Albert Carlos
48 Bates, Albert Carlos Records of the Society or Parish of Turkey Hills, Now the Town of East Granby, Connecticut, 1737-1791
Hartford, Connecticut Self-Published By Albert Carlos Bates 1901 First, Limited Edition Paperback Good 
Hartford, Connecticut: Self-Published By Albert Carlos Bates, 1901. Number 28 of 100 copies printed, 1901. Parish records from what is now East Granby, Connecticut, formerly part of Granby, before that, Simsbury, and well before that, Windsor. Softcover, 78 pages. Light edgewear and some cover soil, mainly the outline of a rectangular stain on the rear cover, spine foot lightly chipped, sound text block, very clean pages with a name and 1901 date in pencil on the front free endpaper, no other markings.. First, Limited Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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The Charter of Connecticut : A Study, Bates, Albert Carlos
49 Bates, Albert Carlos The Charter of Connecticut : A Study
Hartford, Connecticut Connecticut Historical Society 1932 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
Hartford, Connecticut: Connecticut Historical Society, 1932. First edition [1932]. A scholarly and fascinating look at the history and significance of Connecticut's Charter. Light blue softcover, uncut edges, 72 pages. A partially unopened copy, with some sections of the upper page edges still attached to one another. Looks and feels about new, with a bit of age-toning to the spine edge, internally fine.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Newcomers: A Study of Immigrants to Guilford, Connecticut 1850-1930, Baxter, Linda Trowbridge
50 Baxter, Linda Trowbridge The Newcomers: A Study of Immigrants to Guilford, Connecticut 1850-1930
Dexter, Michigan Self-published; Printed By Thomson-Shore, Inc. 1985 First Edition Paperback Good 
Dexter, Michigan: Self-published; Printed By Thomson-Shore, Inc., 1985. First edition of this hard to find historical account of various immigrant groups who came to Guilford, Connecticut to work at the quarries and in other industries. Softcover, 95 pages plus bibliography and index. Covers rubbed and scuffed, binding sound, gift notation at upper corner of title page, pages clean and otherwise unmarked.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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History of Windham County [Connecticut], Bayles, Richard M.
51 Bayles, Richard M. History of Windham County [Connecticut]
N.P. W. W. Preston & Co. 1889 Hardcover Poor 
N.P.: W. W. Preston & Co., 1889. Thick volume in poor condition - reading or research copy. Red pebbled cloth over beveled boards, remains of leather corners and spine edges, all edges gilt, about 10.5" tall and 4" thick. Includes dozens of tissue protected portrait plates and additional engravings, single page county map in color. Spine covering absent, covers worn, effectively disbound with text block in three pieces, title page and one additional page absent, page a little age-yellowed but clean, a few unobtrusive pencil notes and underlines, final two leaves separated. The book is a mess but it's complete other than the title page, page 515/516 (concerning Marvin H. Sanger of Canterbury and Darius Wood) and rear endpapers.. Hard Cover. Poor. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 
Price: 52.00 USD
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Beckwith's Almanac No. 8, 1855. Calculated for Connecticut and Adjacent States, Beckwith, George; John H. Austin
52 Beckwith, George; John H. Austin Beckwith's Almanac No. 8, 1855. Calculated for Connecticut and Adjacent States
New Haven, CT Published By the Author, to Do Good and Make Money. Printed By J. H. Benham 1855 First Edition Paperback Good 
New Haven, CT: Published By the Author, to Do Good and Make Money. Printed By J. H. Benham, 1855. Original 1855 almanac with great local advertising, many illustrated with engravings. Softcover, 84 pages. Expected age-toning and a transparent old dampstain to the lower outside corner throughout, withdrawn stamp from Yale on rear covers, pages otherwise clean and readily legible.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Cone Cut Corners : The Experiences of a Conservative Family in Fanatical Times; Involving Some Account of A Connecticut Village, The People Who Lived in It, and Those Who Came There from the City, Benauly
53 Benauly Cone Cut Corners : The Experiences of a Conservative Family in Fanatical Times; Involving Some Account of A Connecticut Village, The People Who Lived in It, and Those Who Came There from the City
New York Mason Brothers 1855 First Edition Hardcover Fair 
New York: Mason Brothers, 1855. First edition [1855]. A bit worn but sound. Novel of temperance and a temperate life, illustrated with engravings, engraved frontis with tinted background. Brown cloth with gilt lettered spine, other blind stamped decoration, 456 pages. Some cover wear and spotting, some light fraying to the spine ends and rear joint, gilt on spine dulled, hinges good, pages clean with some spots in the table of contents and first few pages of text, frontis foxed, no names or other markings. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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The Connecticut River, Benson, Robert and Bachman, Ben
54 Benson, Robert and Bachman, Ben The Connecticut River
New York Bulfinch Press 1989 0821217305 / 9780821217306 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
New York: Bulfinch Press, 1989. First edition, 1989. Richly color illustrated throughout. Navy cloth with heavy silver gilt cover lettering, river blue endpapers, 128 pages, color illustrated endpapers. The book is very good condition, looks and feels new, with sound text block, good hinges, clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is also in very good condition. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Folio - 33 cm Tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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55 BetGivargis-McDaniel, Maegan Assyrians of New Britain [Connecticut]: Images of America
Charleston, SC Arcadia Publishing 2007 0738550124 / 9780738550121 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2007. First edition of this photographic history and celebration of the people of New Britain, Connecticut who are of Assyrian descent, mainly from an area now part of Iraq. Softcover, 128 pages. Looks and feels about new, gift notation on title page, pages otherwise very clean and unmarked.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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The Barns of East Granby : Our Agricultural Heritage, Betty Guinan and Harold (Ted) Holly
56 Betty Guinan and Harold (Ted) Holly The Barns of East Granby : Our Agricultural Heritage
East Granby, Connecticut East Granby Historical Society 2000 First Edition Paperback New 
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 9" - 12" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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Over Tunxis Trails. A Booklet of Historical Information, Also Descriptive of Some of the Scenic Beauties of Bloomfield, Both Ancient and Modern... [Connecticut], Bidwell, Frederick C
57 Bidwell, Frederick C Over Tunxis Trails. A Booklet of Historical Information, Also Descriptive of Some of the Scenic Beauties of Bloomfield, Both Ancient and Modern... [Connecticut]
Bloomfield, Connecticut Self Published 1935 First Edition Paperback Fair 
Bloomfield, Connecticut: Self Published, 1935. First edition, 1935, published in conjunction with the Connecticut Tercentenary as well as more local milestone dates. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Green textured softcover, 23 pages. What makes this copy particularly interesting is the variety of additions that are neatly added in pencil and ink, mentioning who lives the homes pictured in the 1930s, little historical additions (i.e. church was moved to its present location 1853; indicating whose name is represented by the initials on a barn). Also includes a typed errata slip at the front. Covers unevenly age-worn, spotted and a little chipped, pages clean other than the writing, crease to lower corner.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Farmington, One of the Mother Towns of Connecticut.  Tercentary Commission of the State of Connecticut, Blakely, Quincy
58 Blakely, Quincy Farmington, One of the Mother Towns of Connecticut. Tercentary Commission of the State of Connecticut
New Haven, Connecticut Tercentary Commission of the State of Connecticut, Yale University Press 1935 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
New Haven, Connecticut: Tercentary Commission of the State of Connecticut, Yale University Press, 1935. First edition. Published 1935. One in a long and well-researched series of booklets about Connecticut history published in observance of the state's 300th anniversary. Blue softcover, stapled binding, 29 pages, list of publications. Minimal shelfwear, pages clean with no other names or markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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An Historical Pageant of Bloomfield and Olde Wintonbury. September 20-21, 1935, Bloomfield, Connecticut
59 Bloomfield, Connecticut An Historical Pageant of Bloomfield and Olde Wintonbury. September 20-21, 1935
Bloomfield, Connecticut Bloomfield Pageant Committee 1935 First Edition Paperback Good 
Bloomfield, Connecticut: Bloomfield Pageant Committee, 1935. Program from a 1935 historical pageant, containing mainly local advertising. Softcover, 16 pages. Some light shelf soil to the covers, binding sound, pages age-yellowed but clean, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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An Outline of Events to be held in Connection with the Tri-Centennial Celebration. September 20-21-22, 1935, Bloomfield, Connecticut
60 Bloomfield, Connecticut An Outline of Events to be held in Connection with the Tri-Centennial Celebration. September 20-21-22, 1935
Bloomfield, Connecticut N.P. 1935 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
Bloomfield, Connecticut: N.P., 1935. Program for Bloomfield, CT's tricentennial celebration commemorating: Connecticut's Tercentenary, Establishment of Wintonbury Parish, and Incorporation of the Town of Bloomfield. Softcover, four pages including covers. Very good, slightly age-yellowed, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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