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1 A Salute to Two Centuries of Education in Wolcott Connecticut Museum of The Wolcott Historical Society
Wolcott, CT, U.S.A. The Wolcott Historical Society Stated 1st Edition Near Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
The Wolcott Historical Society, Wolcott, CT, no date. 27 pages. Booklet is in Near Very Good condition: center signature loose from binding; fading on covers; light foxing; staples in binding rusted; pages are clean. 10 illustrations (b/w photographs). 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 Annual Report of the Adjutant General Of The State of Connecticut, For the Year Ending March 31, 1866 State of Connecticut. Adjutant-General's Office.
Hartford, CT, USA A. N. Clark & Co., State Printers 1866 Half-Leather Fair No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A. N. Clark & Co., Hartford, 1866. Book is in Fair condition: front hinge weak; front free end page loose; foxing; boards and spine worn and scraped; corners bumped and worn through; pencilled handwritten notes about some of the names in the Fifth Regiment Infantry and the Twentieth Regiment Infantry, but rest of book has no writing. The pencilled handwriting primarily specifies city names next to names of the soldiers, suggesting updated locations for those persons. In addition, there is a handwritten notation in pencil as follows, with an arrow pointing to the name of George W. Corliss (who was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor in 1897 for his heroism in 1862): "New York, Consult 'New York Sun' & New Haven Register about a Boarding House scandal - in which this person was concerned - " (Note: This quoted writing isn't entirely legible, but this appears to be what it says.) 
Price: 150.00 USD
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3 Connecticut Town Origins: Their Names, Boundaries, Early Histories and First Families Sellers, Helen Earle
Stonington, CT, U.S.A. Pequot Press 1964 Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Pequot Press, Stonington, CT, 1964. 96 pages. Soft cover. Book is in Very Good condition: light cover wear and edge wear. From the Preface: This book "will certainly further strengthen the growing interest in our historic past. But it will also satisfy lively curiosity about the beginnings of our towns and answer endless questions about the local Indian tribes and the founding families of each community. It also throws new light on the current political issues raised by our distinctive form of local township government." 
Price: 30.00 USD
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4 Drop By Drop: The Loctite Story 1953-1980 Grant, Ellsworth
Loctite Corporation 1983 Hard Copy Fine Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Loctite Corporation, 1983. Book is in Fine condition. Dust jacket is in Very Good condition: rubbing and some tiny chips on edges; small tear on front fold. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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5 Great River; Art & Society of the Connecticut Valley, 1635-1820 Wadsworth Atheneum
Hartford, CT Wadsworth Atheneum 1985 0918333032 / 9780918333032 Soft Cover Near Very Good Ex-Library 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, 1985. 524 pages. Soft cover. Book is in Near Very Good condition: ex-library (library markings are a small sticker with library number on bottom of spine; library name stamp on title page, on bottom edge, on inside front cover, and on front free end page -- along with "discarded" in pencil; and card pocket on rear free end page. Except for these library defects, this book would be described as in "very good+" condition, with a small pen notation on the bottom of the Contents page, light rubbing on edges; and smudges on foot; binding is tight and square, and pages are otherwise clean and bright. This is a scarce catalog of this major exhibition by the same name. Includes the following interpretive essays: The Landscape and Environment of the Connecticut River Valley by Thomas R. Lewis; From Wilderness to Arcadian Vale: Material Life in the Connecticut River Valley, 1635-1760 by Kevin M. Sweeney; Artifacts of Regional Consciousness in the Connecticut River Valley 1700-1780 by Robert Blair St. George; Regional Culture in a Revolutionary Era: The Connecticut Valley 1760-1820 by Richard D. Brown. This was a major exhibit of 370 objects; 354 are shown in this catalog (of which 13 are color plates and the rest are b/w), with a description of each item. The exhibit and book are organized in the following categories: Architecture (pages 63-134); Paintings and Other Pictorial Arts (pages 135-184), Furniture (pages 185-272), Metalwares (pages 273-340), Clocks and Instruments (pages 341-370); Textiles, Clothing and Needlework (pages 371-414), Ceramics and Glass (pages 415-444), Books and Prints (pages 445-484), Gravestones (pages 485-523) 
Price: 60.00 USD
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6 Hartford Sketchbook Welling, Richard
Hartford, CT Peregrine Gallery 1977 Second Edition Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Contains 16 full-page sketches of buildings in Hartford by Richard Welling, with a description of the structure in each sketch. 2nd edition. Oblong shape measuring 9" high by 12" wide. Book is in Very Good condition: fading and light staining on cover, gift inscription to prior owner on front inside cover. Gift wrap and gift card available. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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7 Older Than The Nation: The Story of the Hartford Courant McNulty, John Bard
Stonington, CT The Pequot Press 1964 Hard Copy Very Good+ Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
The Pequot Press, Stonington, CT 1964. 231 pages. Signed by author on front end page. Book is in Very Good+ condition: dedication page has a gift card dated 1965 glued in, which was apparently the card used to give this book as a gift in 1965; light foxing. Dust jacket is in Very Good condition: chipping on edges, price-clipped, and yellowing from age. Contents are: 1764-1777 Getting Started; 1777-1779 The Darkest Days; 1779-1800 Establishing the Firm; 1800-1815 Supporting the Old Guard; 1815-1836 The People's Paper; 1836-1854 From Weekly to Daily; 1855-1864 Politics and Civil War; 1864-1869 Rocky Road to Broad Highway; 1870-1890 Gentlemen of the Press; 1870-1890 A New Home and New Horizons; 1890-1900 Modernization; 1900-1913 Editor Clark; 1913-1919 War-time Changes; 1920-1928 The Old Lady and the Flapper; 1929-1947 Depression and World War II; 1947-1964 Yesterday Today Tomorrow; Appendix A-Proprietors and Officers of The Courant; Appendix B-Circulation Volume and Rates and Advertising Volume and rates. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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8 Saga of Pomperaug Plantation, 1673-1973: Southbury Tercentennial, Southbury, Connecticut Southbury Tercentennial Committee
Southbury, CT, U.S.A. Southbury Tercentennial Committee 1973 Hard Copy Near Fine Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Southbury Tercentennial Committee, Southbury, CT, 1973. Book is in Near Fine condition: slight discoloration on fore edge. Cellophane jacket is in Good condition: large chips and tears along top and bottom edges. 
Price: 14.50 USD
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9 Something Personal: True and Intimate Tales of Life in Connecticut Bloom, Larry
West Hartford, CT, U.S.A. Northeast Press 1988 0962136808 / 9780962136801 Stated 1st Edition/Stated 1st Printing Soft Cover Very Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Inscribed By Author
Northeast Press, West Hartford, CT, 1988. Inscribed by author on half-title page as follows: "To Steve & Judy, Best wishes Larry 11/8/88". Stated first edition/stated first printing. Book is in Very Good+ condition: very slight edge wear; apparently unread (spine not creased). From the reverse side of the title page: "These essays appeared in slightly different form under the column title 'Sunday Punch' in Northeast, the Sunday Magazine of The Hartford Courant." 
Price: 14.50 USD
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10 Talking About Connecticut: Oral History in the Nutmeg State Stave, Bruce M.; Sutherland, John F., Editors
Apparently Self-Published 1985 Soft Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Apparently self-published, Connecticut, 1985. Soft cover. Book is in Very Good condition: 2 small chips on edges; light circular stain on front cover; writing on reverse side of title page; otherwise all pages are clean and bright. Chapters include how to make an oral history as well as Connecticut oral histories. The Connecticut oral histories included are: "Keeping Time: An Oral History of Clockmaking - Thomaston Public Library"; "Making Hartford Home: An Oral History of 20th Century Ethnic Development in Connecticut's Capitol City"; "Of Mills and Memories: Labor - Management Interdependence in the Cheney Silk Mills"; "Pro Bono Publico: Voices of Connecticut's Political Women, 1915-1945". 
Price: 18.00 USD
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11 The Government of the People in the State of Connecticut Douglas, Charles Henry
New York, New York, U.S.A. Hinds, Hayden & Eldredge 1926 Revised Edition Hard Copy Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Hinds, Hayden & Eldredge, New York, 1926. Revised and rewritten by Lewis Sprague Mills in 1917. Affixed to the rear paste down is a fold-out map of the State of Connecticut dated April 1, 1926 which is coded to show state forests and state parks. Book is in Very Good condition: bumped corners and lightly cocked spine. Contents are for schrool grades 1 to 7. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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12 Wapping Five Corners: A History of Wapping Community Church Watson, Lois Foster
Privately Published 1992 Soft Cover Very Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Inscribed By Author
Privately published, 1992. Inscribed by author on title page as follows: "To Gail & Chuck with love Lois". 75 pages. Includes 34 illustrations which are mostly b/w photographs of churches and other structures. Soft cover. Book is in Very Good+ condition: very light corner wear. Primarily a history of the church in Wapping, which is a part of South Windsor in north central Connecticut, and also includes historical information about East Windsor and South Windsor areas of Connecticut. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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13 WTIC : Radio to Remember. Celebrating 60 Years of Service The Ten Eighty Corporation
Hartford, CT, USA The Ten Eighty Corporation 1985 Soft Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
The Ten Eighty Corporation, Hartford, 1985. Book is in Very Good condition: tiny closed tear on rear of cover; light crease on front cover; binding is tight and square, and pages are clean and bright. 
Price: 27.00 USD
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