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The First Congregational Church, Bloomfield, Connecticut. Souvenir Manual and Re-Dedication Program, Bloomfield, Connecticut
61 Bloomfield, Connecticut The First Congregational Church, Bloomfield, Connecticut. Souvenir Manual and Re-Dedication Program
Bloomfield, Connecticut N.P. 1923 Paperback Very Good 
Bloomfield, Connecticut: N.P., 1923. A 1923 history of the First Congregational Church and other churches un Bloomfield, Connecticut, illustrated in black and white. Printed softcover, twenty pages. Some age-toning to the covers, internally very clean with no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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The Word for the Day : 65 Years If Wit and Wisdom on Mispronunciation, Bob Steele and Phil Steele
62 Bob Steele and Phil Steele The Word for the Day : 65 Years If Wit and Wisdom on Mispronunciation
Newington, Connecticut, U.S.A. Connecticut River Press 2003 0970657315 / 9780970657312 Hardcover Fine Fine Signed
Newington, Connecticut, U.S.A.: Connecticut River Press, 2003. Second edition, 2003. A book of commonly mispronounced words, with offbeat and humorous definitions, by Radio Hall of Fame broadcaster Bob Steele. Steele had a long history of broadcasting on the Connecticut airwaves and is perhaps best known for his long tenure hosting the morning show at WTIC-AM in Hartford. This book was written jointly by Bob Steele and his son Phil, and the book is signed "Phil Steele" on the title page. This edition was published shortly after Bob Steele's death in 2002. Tan cloth, 209 pages, dustjacket. The book looks and feels new, with a firm binding and no other names or markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is in similar new condition, with no chips or tears. Exceptionally clean copy.. Signed by the Author. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Recollections Diplomatic and Undiplomatic, Bowen, Herbert W.
63 Bowen, Herbert W. Recollections Diplomatic and Undiplomatic
New York Frederick H. Hitchcock 1926 First Edition Hardcover Good Good 
New York: Frederick H. Hitchcock, 1926. First edition, 1926. Biographical stories about Henry Bowen, documented by his son, of a well-placed American diplomat and abolitionist, publisher of The Independent, and friend to many notables of the era such as Abraham Lincoln, Henry Ward Beecher, and numerous others. Bright red cloth lettered in gilt, printed tan dustjacket. The book is good to very good with firm binding, foxing to the outer edges of the text block, endpapers and preliminaries, pages very slightly age-yellowed but clean, no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is age-darkened and a bit spotted with several tiny chips, little paper loss. Henry Bowen was born in Woodstock, Connecticut and moved to New York City in his twenties to find his fortune.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 145.00 USD
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Promises to Keep : 1941 - 1969, Bowles, Chester
64 Bowles, Chester Promises to Keep : 1941 - 1969
NYC, San Francisco, Evanston, Illinois and London Harper & Row 1971 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
NYC, San Francisco, Evanston, Illinois and London: Harper & Row, 1971. First edition, 1971. Illustrated in black and white. Black cloth with gilt on red spine lettering, gray endpapers, 657 pages with extensive index, color dustjacket. The book is in very god condition with hardly any discernible edgewear, 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, with light edgewear, including a one inch closed tear atop left front cover corner and lightly rubbed extremities. Autobiography of a post World War II American statesman, who was a founding partner of Benton and Bowles; former head of Roosevelt's Office of Price Administration; Governor of Connecticut; Ambassador to India; and, just before retirement, Congressman from Connecticut. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Hartford State House of 1796, Brainard, Newton C.
65 Brainard, Newton C. The Hartford State House of 1796
Hartford, Connecticut The Connecticut Historical Society 1964 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
Hartford, Connecticut: The Connecticut Historical Society, 1964. First edition [1964]. Illustrated history of the Old State House in Hartford, Connecticut. Printed softcover, 69 pages. Some light cover soil and a bit of rubbing to the rear cover, internally about fine with no names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Andrus Bindery: A History of the Shop 1831-1838, Brainard, Newton C. (editor)
66 Brainard, Newton C. (editor) The Andrus Bindery: A History of the Shop 1831-1838
Hartford, Connecticut Privately Printed at the Sign of the Stone Book, The Case Lockwood & Brainard Company 1940 Hardcover Very Good 
Hartford, Connecticut: Privately Printed at the Sign of the Stone Book, The Case Lockwood & Brainard Company, 1940. Published 1940. The history of the Andrus bindery of Hartford, Connecticut, as written by some of its former employees. Includes "compliments of" card by the editor laid in loosely at the front. Gray-green hardcover with forest green spine, paper spine label, 46 pages. Near fine condition with just a light trace of rubbing to the spine ends, good hinges, firm text block, very clean pages free from names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Brass Valley: The Story of Working People's Lives and Struggles in an American Industrial Region, Brecher, Jeremy;Lombardi, Jerry;Stackhouse, Jan;Brass Workers History Project
67 Brecher, Jeremy;Lombardi, Jerry;Stackhouse, Jan;Brass Workers History Project Brass Valley: The Story of Working People's Lives and Struggles in an American Industrial Region
West Cornwall, CT Stone Soup, Inc. 2002 087722272X / 9780877222729 Paperback Very Good 
West Cornwall, CT: Stone Soup, Inc., 2002. Good quality facsimile reprint from 2002, originally published 1982. History of the brass industry in Waterbury, CT and the Naugatuck Valley as told through the lives of its workers, particularly its immigrant population. Softcover, 284 pages. Light shelfwear and a bit of shelf soil to the outer edges of the text block, binding firm, spine not creased, pages very clean, no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Connecticut Yesterday and Today 1635-1935 : Celebrating Three Hundred Years of Progress in the Constitution State, Brett, John Alden
68 Brett, John Alden Connecticut Yesterday and Today 1635-1935 : Celebrating Three Hundred Years of Progress in the Constitution State
Hartford, Connecticut The John Brett Company 1935 First Edition Paperback Fair 
Hartford, Connecticut: The John Brett Company, 1935. First edition [1935]. A Connecticut history with an emphasis on early twentieth century business and industry. Illustrated in black and white. Dark blue flexible leatherette covers printed in gilt, map endpapers, 284 pages. Some cover wear and rubbing to the extremities, light cover soil, good hinges, sound text block, very minor insect damage to the outer edges of the front free endpaper, clean pages with some light foxing to the first and last few pages, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fair. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Challenge of Change: Three Centuries of Enfield, Connecticut, History, Bridge, Ruth; Enfield Historical Society
69 Bridge, Ruth; Enfield Historical Society The Challenge of Change: Three Centuries of Enfield, Connecticut, History
Enfield, Connecticut Published for the Enfield Historical Society by Phoenix Pub 1977 0914016431 / 9780914016434 First Edition Hardcover Good Very Good 
Enfield, Connecticut: Published for the Enfield Historical Society by Phoenix Pub, 1977. First edition. Good in very good dustjacket. Comprehensive illustrated history of Enfield, Connecticut. Green cloth, illustrated endpapers, 327 pages, illustrated dustjacket. Tape residue to top and bottom edges of both covers from an old book cover held in place (not visible with dustjacket), minor spotting to outer edges of text block, good hinges, firm text block, very clean pages free from names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is in very good condition with no chips or tears.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Connecticut Business Directory for 1874. A Complete Index to the Mercantile, Manufacturing and Professional Interests of the State, Together with Much Valuable Miscellaneous Information, Briggs & Co., Publishers
70 Briggs & Co., Publishers The Connecticut Business Directory for 1874. A Complete Index to the Mercantile, Manufacturing and Professional Interests of the State, Together with Much Valuable Miscellaneous Information
Boston Briggs & Co. 1874 Hardcover Fair 
Boston: Briggs & Co., 1874. Published 1874. Comprehensive directory to Connecticut's business and industry, with considerable illustrated advertising printed on bright yellow or blue paper, additional illustrated advertising on plain white paper, a few on green paper, plus full color ad for Mudge Printers of Boston. Worn copy with printed orange covers, black replacement spine, all covered over with reinforcing clear tape, spine label made by a mechanical label maker, old gauze adhesive tape beneath the clear tape in a couple of areas, 9.25" tall, 1.75" thick. Other than the external issues, internally surprisingly good, with good hinges, sound text block, clean pages, some with a few old pencil notes. Covers business throughout state.. Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 345.00 USD
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The Connecticut Business Directory for 1883. A Complete Index to the Mercantile, Manufacturing and Professional Interests of the State, Together with Much Valuable Miscellaneous Information, Briggs & Co., Publishers
71 Briggs & Co., Publishers The Connecticut Business Directory for 1883. A Complete Index to the Mercantile, Manufacturing and Professional Interests of the State, Together with Much Valuable Miscellaneous Information
Boston Briggs & Co. 1883 Hardcover Fair 
Boston: Briggs & Co., 1883. Published 1883. Comprehensive directory to Connecticut's business and industry, with considerable illustrated advertising printed on bright yellow paper, additional illustrated advertising on plain white paper, a few on light purple paper, plus full color ad for American Encaustic Tile. Externally heavily worn, light orange printed paper covered hardcover wtih brown cloth spine, spine lettering faded but legible, 9.5" tall, 2.75" thick. Covers considerably rubbed and scuffed with an indentation to the front cover, hinges cracked but secure, endpapers a little bubbled with some soil, very narrow dampstains to the outer margins of the first four pages, advertisements on yellow paper between pages 222/223 and 344/345 removed, otherwise appears complete. Covers businesses throughout the state.. Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 345.00 USD
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Official Program: Old Home Week, Bristol, Connecticut.  Aug. 30 - Sept. 5, 1903, Bristol, Connecticut
72 Bristol, Connecticut Official Program: Old Home Week, Bristol, Connecticut. Aug. 30 - Sept. 5, 1903
Bristol, Connecticut N.P. 1903 First Edition Paperback Fair 
Bristol, Connecticut: N.P., 1903. First edition [1903]. Very worn program from 1903 Old Home Week in Bristol, Connecticut. Softcover, stapled, eight pages including covers. Pages age-darkened with numerous closed tears but little paper loss, fully legible throughout, minor spotting.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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Opening Services: Prospect Methodist Episcopal Church, Bristol, Conn., Bristol, Connecticut
73 Bristol, Connecticut Opening Services: Prospect Methodist Episcopal Church, Bristol, Conn.
Bristol, Connecticut Prospect Methodist Episcopal Church 1894 Paperback Good 
Bristol, Connecticut: Prospect Methodist Episcopal Church, 1894. Illustrated program from the first services of the new church in 1894. Softcover, 24 pages. Covers soiled, large nibble from lower edge, increasing in size through the booklet but never affecting the printed area, shallow vertical fold, internallly clean with some light spotting to one page.. Soft Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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A Sermon Delivered at the Ordination of the Rev. Bezaleel Pinneo, to the Pastoral Charge of the First Church and Society in Milford, October 26, 1796, Brockway, Thomas (1745-1807)
74 Brockway, Thomas (1745-1807) A Sermon Delivered at the Ordination of the Rev. Bezaleel Pinneo, to the Pastoral Charge of the First Church and Society in Milford, October 26, 1796
New Haven T. And S. Green 1797 Paperback Fair 
New Haven: T. And S. Green, 1797. Softcover, 24 pages. Sabin indicates 30 pages - the final page of this copy (page 24) ends with an Amen and printer's device, completing the body of the sermon but with the subsequent Charge and Right Hand of Friendship absent. Covers worn to round at the corners, top series of binding stitches absent (still secured by the lower stitches), page age-toned with some occasional foxing.. Soft Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 110.00 USD
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A History of the South Congregational Church from Its Separation in 1842 to 1930, Brooks, Kate Brown
75 Brooks, Kate Brown A History of the South Congregational Church from Its Separation in 1842 to 1930
New Britain, Connecticut USA South Congregational Church 1930 First Edition Hardcover Good No 
New Britain, Connecticut USA: South Congregational Church, 1930. First edition, 1930. Black and white illustrations. Sienna brown boards with white spine, 31 pages. The book is in good condition with some major chipping to the rear joint, sound text block, good hinges, clean pages with no markings, except for an inscription on front free endpaper.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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The Life of Oliver Ellsworth, Brown, William Garrott
76 Brown, William Garrott The Life of Oliver Ellsworth
New York The Macmillan Company 1905 First Edition Hardcover Fair No 
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1905. First edition [1905]. Externally fair, internally good. Comprehensive biography of Oliver Ellsworth (1745-1807), a Connecticut native who was one of the framers of the United States Constitution and eventually became the nation's third Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. Dark green cloth lettered in gilt, tissue-protected frontis portrait, 369 pages plus publisher's ads. Covers heavily rubbed at the extremities with additional spotting and scuffing to the rear panel, good hinges, firm text block, very minor foxing to endpapers, additional foxing to plates and darkening to adjacent text pages, pages otherwise clean and free from names or other markings. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair/No. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Connecticut's Historic Highway Bridges, Bruce Clouette and Matthew Roth
77 Bruce Clouette and Matthew Roth Connecticut's Historic Highway Bridges
Hartford, Connecticut Connecticut Department of Transportation 1991 First Edition Paperback Good 
Hartford, Connecticut: Connecticut Department of Transportation, 1991. First edition, 1991. Oblong softcover with some foxing to the outer edge of the front cover and title page, firm binding, clean pages, no names or other markings.Illustrated throughout in black and white.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. Oblong 8vo. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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78 Bruce M. Stave and John F. Sutherland, Editors Talking About Connecticut: Oral History in the Nutmeg State
Hartford, Connecticut Connecticut Humanities Council 1985 First Edition Paperback Good 
Hartford, Connecticut: Connecticut Humanities Council, 1985. First edition. Guide to recording oral history, including interviewing techniques, taping, etc., plus a selection of Connecticut stories. Softcover, 118 pages. Covers rubbed with some light fingerprinting and shelf soil, mailing label and return address on rear cover, old tape (to hold book closed) across half of each cover, pages clean and unmarked.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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79 Bruce M. Stave and John F. Sutherland, Editors Talking About Connecticut: Oral History in the Nutmeg State
Hartford, Connecticut Connecticut Humanities Council 1990 Revised Edition Paperback Good Signed
Hartford, Connecticut: Connecticut Humanities Council, 1990. Revised edition of this guide to recording oral history, including interviewing techniques, taping, etc., plus a selection of Connecticut stories. Personalized inscription signed by one of the authors (Stave) on the title page with his business card attached to the top edge. Softcover, 120 pages. Covers rubbed with some shelf soil and faint spotting, address label in center of front cover, historical society stamp on each cover, contents clean and otherwise unmarked. Brochure from the Center for Oral History at the University of Connecticut laid in loosely at the front.. Inscribed by the Author. Revised Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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80 Bruce M. Stave and John F. Sutherland, Editors Talking About Connecticut: Oral History in the Nutmeg State
Hartford, Connecticut Connecticut Humanities Council 1985 First Edition Paperback Good 
Hartford, Connecticut: Connecticut Humanities Council, 1985. First edition. Guide to recording oral history, including interviewing techniques, taping, etc., plus a selection of Connecticut stories. Softcover, 118 pages. Covers rubbed with some light fingerprinting and shelf soil, spine ends lightly chipped, small water spot on rear cover, historical society stamp on title page and inside rear cover, pages otherwise clean and unmarked.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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