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A Memorial of Christopher Columbus From the City of Boston in Honor of His Discovery of America, City of Boston - SIGNED BY A CITY COUNCILMAN IN 1893
1 A Memorial of Christopher Columbus From the City of Boston in Honor of His Discovery of America City of Boston - SIGNED BY A CITY COUNCILMAN IN 1893
Boston, MA, U. S. A. Order of the City Council 1893 Hard Copy Very Good+ No Jacket as Issued 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Signed by Local Official
Printed by Order of the City Council at the Press of Rockwell & Churchill, Boston, 1893. 71 pages. Signed on a front free page by a city councilman as follows: "Compliments, of Councilman Seth P. Smith Aug. 8, 1893". First Edition. Book is in Very Good+ condition: edge wear; corners bumped and lightly worn; light discoloration. Gilt design and print on boards and spine are bright; binding is tight and pages are clean. Contents are: Anniversary Celebration; Exercises at Boston Theatre; Oration by Prof. John Fiske; Appendix - Details of the Procession. Includes 7 full-page b/w illustrations: portrait of Columbus and photographs taken on or about Columbus Day in 1893 of a Statue of Columbus; City Hall; Faneuil Hall, Old State House Front; Old State House Rear; Boston Theatre Interior. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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2 Catskill Trails Mulholland, W. D.
Albany, NY, U.S.A. State of New York Conservation Department 1940 Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
New York State. Conservation Dept., Albany, NY, 1940. 34 pages. Soft cover. Booklet is in Very Good condition: stapled binding has somewhat enlarged holes around the stapes but binding is secure; creasing; edge wear. This is the scarce 1940 edition. Includes 9 b/w photographs, a fold-out map in Near Fine condition which has trails shown in color, and a sketched map of trails near North Lake. 
Price: 15.00 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 Homage to New England McCord, David
Sturbridge, MA, U.S.A. Old Sturbridge Village 1961 Soft Cover Very Good 24mo - over 5" - 5" tall 
Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge, MA, 1961. Softcover. Book is in Very Good condition: tear on front cover; edge wear. 20 pages. Oblong pamphlet measuring about 5-1/2 inches high by about 8 inches wide. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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8 Manual, Catalogue and History of the Lafayette St. Presbyterian Church of Buffalo, N.Y. Knight, W. M.
Buffalo, N.Y., U.S.A. The Courier Company, Printers 1876 Apparent 1st Edition Hard Copy Very Good+ No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
288 pages. The Courier Company, Buffalo, N.Y. 1876. Apparent 1st edition. Book is in Very Good+ condition - fading and some wear on edges, corners, and boards. Binding is tight and pages are all clean. Gift wrap and gift card available. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9 My Time in Vermont Leete, Delbert A.
Wells River, VT Self-published 2004 1591967929 / 9781591967927 Stated First Edition Soft Cover Very Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
Self-published, Wells River, VT, 2004. Soft cover. Signed by author on title page. (Flat-signed, meaning that only the author's signature appears; there is no inscription to any person.) Stated first edition of 500 copies. Book is in Very Good+ condition: slight edge wear; no creasing on spine. Chapter titles are: Leete Name and Grandparents; The Move to Boltonville; Boltonville School; Life in the '40s on the Farm; Starting Out Married Life; Moving to the Old Miller Farm; Building the Barn; Water Wells and Stories; History in the Late 1950s and '60s; Conventions and Stories; Right-of-way for Interstate 91; Short Stories; Buying Tractors and Cattle; Traveling and Short Stories; Building the Truck Stop and Landfill; Alaska; More Short Stories; House in Florida and Sugaring; My Time in Vermont; and Bibliography. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10 New England Wild Places Tougias, Michael - SIGNED BY AUTHOR
North Attleborough, MA, USA Covered Bridge Press 1997 0924771887 / 9780924771880 Soft Cover Very Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
247 pages. Signed by author on title page (flat-signed, meaning that only the author's signature apperas; there is no inscription to any person). The following subtitle appears on the cover, but not on the title page: Journeys Through the Back Country. Book is in Very Good+ condition: wear at top of spine; front cover curling lightly; sticker on front cover that has "Autographed" preprinted on it. From the jacket: "For those who love our region's woods, rivers and backcountry, armchair explorer and active outdoor enthusiast alike New England Wild Places combines the engaging reading of a travelogue with the peculiarity of a guidebook. Ranging from the Northern Forests of Maine to the wilds of Quabbin Reservoir in Massachusetts, veteran outdoorsman Michael Tougias entertains and informs while taking you on 14 fascinating journeys. He retraces the paths of Thoreau and other explorers, weaving in their history and adventures along with his own observations and encounters. And with his reverence for nature, Tougias adds another dimension to his journeys, making them adventures of the spirit as well as the senses." Gift wrap and gift card available. 
Price: 15.75 USD
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11 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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12 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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13 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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14 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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15 The Architecture of Baltimore: A Pictorial History Howland, Richard H.; Spencer, Eleanor P.
The John Hopkins Press 1953 Hard Copy Very Good+ Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Inscribed By Author
The John Hopkins Press, 1953. Presentation copy inscribed by author on front flyleaf as follows: "For David and Helen Robinson, with warm greetings from one of the authors, and a deep sense of appreciation for their kindnesses when he first came to Baltimore, as well as helping him to learn about it and love it. [signed] Dick Howland March 1953". Book is in Very Good+ condition: spine lightly cocked; lightly faded on spine; binding is tight, and pages are clean. Dust jacket is in Good condition: chips, tears and creasing on edges and folds; now in mylar-type protective cover. From the dust jacket: Beginning with a consideration of Baltimore's early Georgian tradition, the authors continue with a thorough examination of the Classical revival of the early nineteenth century. Through illustraiton and story they trace the great expansion of the ciyt during this period -- and expansion which brought about an equally great production of architectural masterpieces by such famous designers as Maxzimilien Godefroy, Benjamin Latrobe, and Robert Mills. This is followed by a careful appraisal of the later ninteenth-century architecture with its melange of styles ranging from the Gothic Revival to the newer eclecticism of Richard upjohn and Stanford White. New full-page photographs, taken especially for this volume, illustrate superbly such architectural landmarks as Homewood House, built by Charles Carroll, Jr., Latrobe's Roman Catholic Cathedral, and the Ross Winans House designed by Stanford White. Here is an exciting historic record of the building of a city -- a book which all lovers of Americana will treasure." 
Price: 68.00 USD
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16 The Bay Boy; or the Autobiography of a Youth of Massachusetts Bay: Sketches From an Unpublished Eighteenth-Century Novel Tyler, Royall; Wright, Martha R., Editor - FIRST EDITION SIGNED BY EDITOR
Hicksville, New York, U.S.A. Exposition Press 1978 0682491802 / 9780682491808 Stated 1st Edition Hard Copy Good+ Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Bachman, Timothy Signed by Editor
Exposition Press, Hicksville, NY, 1978. Signed by editor, Martha R. Wright on title page (flat-signed, meaning that only the author's signature apears; there is no inscription to any person). Stated 1st edition. Book is in Good+ condition: damp-stained on front and rear boards and end pages and bottom margin of last few pages; corners bumped; inscription on front free end page; binding is tight and pages are clean and bright. Dust jacket in Good+ condition: two large chips on bottom; not price-clipped. From the dust jacket: "For several years before his death in 1826, Royall Tyler was writing The Bay Boy, his autobiographical novel, which lay unfinished and untouched formany years among his voluminous papers. It was not until 1964 taht these writings, long in the custody of the Vermont Historical Society, were made available to qualified scholars. Martha Wright, a longtime admirer of Tyler, upon discovering this delightful novel, sought and was granted permission to publish it. Carefully edited, with onnly slight changes, The Bay Boy is faithfully presented as it was found -- incomplete but an incomparable picture of colonial America. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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17 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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18 The New York I Love . . . Peterson, Joyce (Text & Titles) - INSCRIBED BY PHOTOGRAPHER
New York, New York, U.S.A. Tudor Publishing Co. 1964 Apparent First Edition Hard Copy Very Good+ Fair 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Fink, Peter, Photographer Inscribed By Photographer
Tudor Publishing Co., New York, 1964. 125 numbered pages. Inscribed by photographer Peter Fink on half-title page dated 1964. Book is in Very Good+ condition: rear end page and prior page have a tiny closed tear about 1/16" long at top edge, and last seven pages have small crease in upper corner. Dust jacket is in Fair condition: 2 tears (2-1/2" and 1-1/2" long); 1-1/2" chip and other smaller chips. From the dust jacket: "Within these pages is the elusive, the inimitable essence of the world's greatest, most dynamic, and most exciting metropolis, New York City - magnificently evoked as never before by 119 extraordinary photographs, 12 in shimmering full color . . . . Rounded out with a moving introduction by Mayor Wagner, a sparkling and richly informative text by Joyce Peterson, and a chronology of New York's history, this is a volume that will bring many hours of nostalgia and delight to anyone for whom New York holds some special meaning, memory or dream." 
Price: 16.50 USD
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19 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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