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Connecticut (World Almanac: Library of the States)

By: "Bailer, Darice"

Price: $14.95

Publisher: "Pleasantville, NY", GARETH STEVENS INC: 2002

Seller ID: 6-4Y006

ISBN: 0836853016

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"As new except for school stamp and grade inside front cover. 48 indexed, illustrated pages. ""In depth profile of state's key facts…history, people, geography, economy, government, culture, and lifestyle…'notable people' spotlights state greats in politics, business, education, social reform and the arts...maps, timelines...calendars..."" 7.5x10"". Grade 5 to 8." View more info

Thirty-Fifth Annual Report of the Secretary of the Connecticut Board of Agriculture 1901 (Public Document No. 18)

By: "Brown, James F. (Secretary, Connecticut Board of Agriculture)"

Price: $39.95

Publisher: "Hartford, CT", 1902

Seller ID: 6-1H015

Condition: GOOD


"READING COPY - UGLY. Tight, age tanned pages clean except for light soil to exterior edges, faded and stained covers, square. A "" who's who"" of Connecticut agriculture in 1901. No dust jacket. A complete account of the 3 day mid-winter meeting in Bridgeport, CT, with full transcript of presentations and discussions, list of state fairs, Connecticut exhibitors at the Pan-American Exposition, list of Agricultural Societies, and directory of Granges. 321 pages plus 57 page appendix inserted at end: ""A Catalogue of all Phaenogamous and Vascular Cryptogamous Plants ... View more info

Connecticut State Register and Manual 1900

By: "Clark, Huber (Secretary of the State)"

Price: $29.95

Publisher: "Hartford, CT", 1900

Seller ID: 3DT010

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Tight, light age tanning of pages, clean, square. Spine has softened edges with rubbing at bottom and light shipping at top. Maroon cloth with gilt lettering. Owner's name stamp, inside front cover, is of Danbury, CT attorney of the time. Includes state constitution, lists of town population, government officials for each town, Chairman & Vice-Chairman of Republican & Democratic Town Committees in each town, origins of names of CT towns, and all kinds of facts and figures for 1900. 555 pages" View more info

Connecticut State Register and Manual 1934

By: "Danaher, John (Secretary of the State)"

Price: $24.95

Publisher: "Hartford, CT", 1934

Seller ID: 3DT009

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Tight, faint age tanning of pages, clean interior, faintest hand soil to spine, square. Slight softening to bottom of spine and @ a dozen pages with miniscule dog ear on bottom corner. Burgundy cloth with gilt lettering. Includes state constitution, lists of town population, government officials for each town, Chairman & Vice-Chairman of Republican & Democratic Town Committees in each town, origins of names of CT towns, and all kinds of facts and figures for 1934. 572 pages" View more info

"Smith College Studies in History (Vol. XXXIII - 1948): Arms Makers of the Connecticut Valley - A Regional Study of the economic Development of the Small Arms Industry, 1798-1870"

By: "Dayrup, Felicia Johnson"

Price: $139.95

Publisher: "Northampton, MA", 1948

Seller ID: 89H001

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Tight, yellowed, clean interior, light age soil to exterior, square. Edges of tan soft paper cover have folded causing a 1/4"" rip at bottom of spine hinge. 289 pages. Doctoral Thesis with narratives, data lists and bibliography on New England arms manufacturers. ""This study was made during World War II and as a result certain papers, most notably the Colt Collection at the CHS, were closed. Thus the work cannot be considered definitive. Nevertheless, it is a first-class scholarly study, with full apparatus. It includes numerous charts and graphs of the economics of arms... View more info

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"Beloved Sisters and Loving Friends: Letters from Rebecca Primus of Royal Oak, Maryland, and Adie Brown of Hartford, Connecticut, 1854-1868 "

By: "Griffin, Farah Jasmine"

Price: $8.95

Publisher: NY, 1999

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 9NX003

ISBN: 0679451285

Condition: VERY GOOD+/Near Fien


"Ex-library, as new except for expected markings. DJ also has library markings, under the plastic cover. ""A riveting collection of letters, written at the time of the Civil War, that chronicle the lives of two African-American women from New England: one who went to the South to found a school, the other a domestic servant who stayed in the North, in New York and New England.""" View more info

"Saint Stephen's Church, Ridgefield, Connecticut 1725 to 1975"

By: "Haight, Robert S. "

Price: $34.95

Publisher: "Ridgefield, CT", c1975

Seller ID: 1DT015

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! With original glassine wrap. ""Adds significantly to the history of Ridgefield, for St. Stephen's Church was established only 17 years after the town's first settlers came here from Norwalk..."" 217 index pages including Bibliography and Appendix with list of Rectors and Wardens." View more info

"History of the First Congregational Church, Portland, Connecticut - 250th Anniversary"

By: "LeShane, Albert A. "

Price: $24.95

Publisher: "Portland, CT", 1971

Seller ID: 5-5T022

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"As new except for pronounced sunning of staple edge. 40 page staple-bound. 8.5x5.5"" Narrative history with Chronology illustrated with diagrams, drawings and photos by the 250th Anniversary Committee in 1971." View more info

The Spirit That is Pomfret

By: "Pearson, Brad"

Price: $24.95

Publisher: "Pomfret, CT", 1993

Edition: "(1st edition, signed by author and photographer)"

Seller ID: 7-2Y006

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! 324 page illustrated history of the ""Pomfret School... an independent, coeducational, college preparatory boarding and day school in Pomfret, Connecticut, United States, serving 360 students in grades 9 through 12 and post-graduates."" 11x8.8 x1.3""" View more info

Postscripts to Yankee Township

By: "Price, Carl F."

Price: $28.95

Publisher: "East Hampton, CT", 4975

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 4-OT026

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for owner's name and date on first free page. Original glassine dust jacket shows slight aging. ""In 1644, Plymouth sent forth a colony of Pilgrims to settle on Cape Cod at Nauset, which was soon afterward renamed Eastham after the English town. Less than a century later, Eastham in turn shipped by sea many of her best families to a place of rare beauty on the eastern bank of the Connecticut River, where they began to built a community now known as the Town of East Hampton."" A 2nd collection of essays that tell the story of the people and he place, publishe... View more info

Connecticut History and Culture: An Historical Overview and Resource Guide for Teachers (Celebrate Connecticut 350 Years 1635 - 1985)

By: "Roth, David M.(Ed.)"

Price: $30.95

Publisher: "Hartford, CT", 1985

Edition: "(1st edition, 1st printing)"

Seller ID: 04T021

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! ""An historical overview and resource guide for teachers"" 555 pages" View more info

The Tercentenary of Connecticut - 1635-1935

By: "Snow, Fisher, Cross, Angell, Maltbie"

Price: $18.95

Publisher: CT, 1935

Seller ID: 5-5T019

Condition: FAIR


"Ugly reading copy. Tight, age tanned pages, soiled covers, library tape on spine, slight curl to corners. 55 page, staple bound. Contents: The Connecticut Code; The Tercentenary in Review; Connecticut Celebrates; Connecticut and Her Founders ; The Evolution of the Government of Connecticut." View more info

"Connecticut's Seminary of Sedition: Yale College (Connecticut Bicentennial Series, VIII)"

By: "Tucker, Louis Leonard"

Price: $18.95

Publisher: "Chester, CT", 1974

Seller ID: 5-0T018

ISBN: 871061481

Condition: VERY GOOD


"Ex-library in library binding. As new except for the library markings from the Mark Twain Library in Redding CT. A Publication of The American Revolution Bicentennial Commission of Connecticut. Tan coated cloth covers with white inking on spine including library indexing information. ""Seeks to assess the role of Yale College in the American Revolution."". 78 annotated pages with a few illustrations." View more info

The Proprietors of Ridgefield Connecticut

By: "Welsh, Glenna M."

Price: $39.95

Publisher: "Ridgefield, CT", 1976

Edition: "(Signed by author on tipped-in bookplate, Limited First Edition #677 of 1000)"

Seller ID: 4-8X001

Condition: VERY GOOD+ / No dj


"As new except for faint sun fading of spine. Red cloth with gilt. No dust jacket, as issues. Appendices on Bradley Genealogy and Title Searching at Town Hall." View more info

Mathew Curtiss Jr. and His House

By: "Winchester, Alice"

Price: $8.95

Publisher: "Newtown, CT", c1986

Seller ID: 0DT010

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! Detailed family information on the Curtiss family of Connecticut. Photo's of house in Newtown, CT and reconstruction of the lost 1709 Town Plat showing original home lots and land divisions of Newtown, CT. 18 page, staple-bound. " View more info

"The Connecticut Guide, what to see and where to find it"

By: Edgar L. Heermance

Price: $24.95

Publisher: "Hartford, Connecticut", 1935

Edition: "(1st edition, 1st printing)"

Seller ID: 6-3T012

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, light fading of covers and light age tanning of pages, clean and square. Protective cover has not prevented age tanning of spine. 320 indexed pages with occasional sketches of town centers indicating buildings of historical interest. 14 Road Trips through Connecticut in 1935 (before expressways and with different bridges). A description of each town and collateral material about history and geography of the state. A Project of the State Planning Board Initiated under CWA and completed with FERA funds. For Connecticut's 300th anniversary." View more info

"The Connecticut Guide, what to see and where to find it"

By: Edgar L. Heermance

Price: $9.95

Publisher: "Hartford, Connecticut", 1935

Edition: "(1st edition, 2nd printing)"

Seller ID: 6-3T013

Condition: GOOD-


"Ex library with Dewey Decimal label on spine, an expected interior markings. In a protective cover which is age tanned. 320 indexed pages with occasional sketches of town centers indicating buildings of historical interest.14 Road Trips through Connecticut in 1935 (before expressways and with different bridges). A description of each town and collateral material about history and geography of the state. A Project of the State Planning Board Initiated under CWA and completed with FERA funds. For Connecticut's 300th anniversary." View more info

"Greater Danbury, Housatonic Valley Region, Connecticut"

By: Greater Danbury Chamber of Commerce

Price: $14.95

Publisher: "Danbury, CT", 1994

Seller ID: 9NY008

Condition: FINE


"As new except for faint shelfwear to edges. Chamber of Commerce brochure designed to sell the region in 1994. Freeze-frame of the area at a moment of time in high quality photos, ads and statistics. The Housatonic Valley Region in southwestern Connecticut includes the towns of Bridgewater, Ridgefield, Brookfield, Sherman, New Milford, New Fairfield, Newtown, Bethel, Redding and the City of Danbury. 58 page, color illustrated, staple-bound." View more info

Newtown Connecticut Past and Present

By: League of Women Voters of Newtown

Price: $19.95

Publisher: "Newtown, CT", 1955

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 95H022

Condition: VERY GOOD/ No DJ


"Tight, bright, clean interior, faint age soil to exterior, slight tilt. Blue-grey hardcover with red type and cover illustration (Robert Hallock). 56 pages of historical narrative, 50 pages of information on Newtown in 1955( basic facts; government; business and town finances; schools; religious life and community organizations) + bibliography and 12 illustrations by local artists. No DJ. 107 pages, 9.5x6.25"" (23.5x16cm)." View more info

"Open House Day in Litchfield, Connecticut (2007)"

By: Lichfield Aid of CJR

Price: $12.95

Publisher: "Litchfield, CT", 2007

Seller ID: 03H018

Condition: FINE


"As new except for faint shelfwear. Program for Sixtieth Annual; Open House Day Sponsored by the Litchfield Aid for the Benefit of Connecticut Junior Republic, Saturday, July 14, 2007. Photos and descriptions of John Pierce House, Greycote, Dempsey-Blake House, Bell Cottage, Stonecroft-Montfort House and more with walking map, committee lists and more. 76 page, staple-bound, 9.5x6.25 (24.1x15.9cm)." View more info