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1 Burnham, Rev. N. H. BATTLE OF GROTON HEIGHTS: A STORY OF THE STORMING OF FORT GRISWOLD, AND THE BURNING OF NEW LONDON, ON THE SIXTH OF SEPTEMBER, 1781. CONTAINING ALSO THE NARRATIVE OF RUFUS AVERY, (FROM THE ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT) AND STATEMENT OF AVERY DOWNER, M.D....
New London, CT. Bingham Paper Box Co.'s Print 1903 Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
"TOGETHER WITH BIOGRAP[sic]ICAL SKETCHES OF COL. WILLIAM LEDYARD AND MOTHER BAILEY, INCLUDING A POEM BY LEONARD WOOLSEY BACON, DELIVERED ON THE CENTENNIAL ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF GROTON HEIGHTS, SEPTEMBER 6, 1881."... [42+pp]... Green paper wrappers with black lettering and image of Groton Monument on front cover... ILLUSTRATED WITH SEVERAL B/W PLATES... 007861 
Price: 24.00 USD
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2 Crofut, Florence S. Marcy. GUIDE TO THE HISTORY AND THE HISTORIC SITES OF CONNECTICUT. VOLUME I.
New Haven. Yale University Press. 1937 First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
...xxvii, 459pp... Dark blue cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine... Illustrated with FOLDING MAPS, B/W photographs, facsimiles, etc... The collective history of the 169 towns of Connecticut... Frontispiece illustrated with B/W picture of the "Signing of the Fundamental Orders"... Clean and tight... 005783 
Price: 75.00 USD
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3 Ebelings, Christoph Daniel. ERDBESCHREIBUNG UND GESCHICHTE VON AMERIKA. DIE VEREINTEN STAATEN VON NORDAMERIKA. VOLUMES 1 - 4.
Hamburg. Earl Ernst Bohn. 1793 First Edition. Three-Quarter Leather. Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
... FIRST FOUR VOLUMES OUT OF THE SEVEN VOLUME SET... Vol. I [lxxiv, 877pp]... Vol. II [1135pp]... Vol. III [16, 676, 1pp]... Vol. IV [914pp]... GERMAN TEXT...Speckled paper covered boards, leather spine and corners, raised spine bands, gilt lettering in spine compartments, marbled endpapers to all except Volume 4... Lengthy gazetteer with discussion of conditions and life in the new American states... Volume I covers New Hampshire and Massachusetts; Volume II on Rhode Island, Connecticut and New York; Volume III on New York and New Jersey; Volume IV on Pennsylvania... Covers worn and scuffed, chipping at spine ends...Hinges cracked on all volumes...Vol.'s I, II, and IV top hinge held on by threads... Texts still clean with some minimum foxing and toning... 1843 ink ownership signature of Henry A. Muhlenberg. Muhlenberg was the son of a German Lutheran pastor who was sent to North America as a missionary who made a significant impact on the lives of the colonists .. Ex-library with few markings as such... 006038 
Price: 500.00 USD
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4 Lyman, Jr. Dean B. ATLAS OF OLD NEW HAVEN OR "THE NINE SQUARES" AS SHOWN ON VARIOUS EARLY MAPS.
New Haven. Chas. W. Scranton & Co. 1929 First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
...Unpaginated... Blue paper covered boards, black lettering on front cover, cloth spine... Illustrated with 10 B/W plates, 9 of which are facsimiles of old maps, reproduced by the heliotype process, plus an aerial view photograph of the original Nine Squares taken in 1929... Clean interior... Damp staining to bottom of boards, edge of covers. Some shelfwear... 005763 
Price: 60.00 USD
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5 Nettleton, George Henry (Editor). BOOK OF THE YALE PAGEANT. 21 OCTOBER 1916. IN COMMEMORATION OF THE TWO HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE REMOVAL OF YALE COLLEGE TO NEW HAVEN.
New Haven, CT. Yale University Press. 1916 Hard Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
...[x, 243pp]... Blue paper covered boards, black lettering on front cover... ILLUSTRATED WITH B/W PLATES... Clean interior... Bookplate of Frank Cutter Deering, a financier and collector of Americana from Maine... Top two inches of spine missing... 007901 
Price: 20.00 USD
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6 Richards, George H.( By a Federal Republican) POLITICS OF CONNECTICUT: OR, A STATEMENT OF FACTS, ADDRESSED TO HONEST MEN OF ALL PARTIES RELIGIOUS AND POLITICAL, IN THE STATE: PARTICULARLY TO THE MASS OF COMMUNITY, A BOLD AND HARDY YEOMANRY, WHO COMPOSE THE FLESH AND MUSCLE, THE BLOOD AND BONE ...
Hartford, Ct. Times Office 1817 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 8vo 
...[ 36 pgs.]...PAMPHLET BOUND IN 1/2 LEATHER WITH MARBLED PAPER COVERED BOARDS... INSCRIBED ON VERSO OF THE TITLE PAGE IS A NOTE STATING THAT BECAUSE THIS PAMPHLET WAS STRAIGHT FROM THE PUBLISHER, WAS DONE IN GREAT HASTE AND AT THE END OF AN IMPORTANT ELECTION, THERE ARE TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS THAT WERE NOT CORRECTED(some of these corrections were made by pen as can be seen throughout the text)......Author refers to himself as "Hamilton", angered by the fact that Connecticut does not have a Constitution and does not even have religious liberty...Bookplate of the New Hampshire Historical Society...RARE UNUSUAL ITEM... 005406 
Price: 135.00 USD
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7 Rockey, J. L. (Editor). HISTORY OF NEW HAVEN COUNTY, CONNECTICUT. VOLS. I + II.
New York. W.W. Preston & Co. 1892 Hard Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
... THIS IS FOR TWO VOLUMES... Vol. I: [viii, 740pp]... Vol. II: [viii, 827pp]... Red textured cloth boards, red leather corners, black cloth spines with paper label of title, AEG... Hinges reinforced... Text is clean and bright... Includes MAP OF NEW HAVEN COUNTY CONNECTICUT, folding, IN COLOR... Illustrated with B/W portraits... SCARCE AS A SET... Leather on corners worn away at edges... Weight is approx. 12 lbs, additional shipping and handling will apply... 007559 
Price: 275.00 USD
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Connecticut At The World's Fair: Report of the Commissioners From Connecticut of the Columbian Exhibition of 1893 at Chicago., Seymour, Morris
8 Seymour, Morris Connecticut At The World's Fair: Report of the Commissioners From Connecticut of the Columbian Exhibition of 1893 at Chicago.
Hartford, Ct. Case, Lockwood & Brainard 1898 Hard Cover Very Good 8vo 
...x, 367pp...ALSO INCLUDES REPORT OF THE WORK OF THE BOARD OF LADY MANAGERS OF CONNECTICUT...ILLUSTRATED...A VERY NICE COPY. 001924 
Price: 85.00 USD
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9 Smith, Henry F. MUNICIPAL REGISTER OF THE CITY OF HARTFORD, CONTAINING A LIST OF THE OFFICERS OF THE CITY GOVERNMENT AND ITS VARIOUS DEPARTMENTS; ALSO, MESSAGE OF THE MAYOR AND THE ANNUAL REPORTS OF THE SEVERAL DEPARTMENTS FOR THE YEAR 1897-98; ORDINANCES OF THE CITY, ..
Hartford, Conn. Case, Lockwood & Brainard 1898 Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... [728pp]... Black cloth binding with gilt lettering on front cover and spine... Decorated endpapers... Illustrated with B/W portraits and plates, folding diagrams and COLOR FOLDING "NEW MAP OF HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT.", 1898. by L. J. RICHARDS & CO... Interior is clean and bright... Half inch chip missing from crease in map, crease lightly discolored... Ornate presentation inscription on FEP dated 1898... 007572 
Price: 49.00 USD
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PICTORIAL HISTORY OF "RAYNHAM" AND ITS VICINITY., Townshend, Charles Hervey.
10 Townshend, Charles Hervey. PICTORIAL HISTORY OF "RAYNHAM" AND ITS VICINITY.
New Haven, Conn. Charles Hervey Townshend. 1900 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
... [50pp]... Red cloth binding, textured, with gilt lettering on spine, illustrated endpapers... ILLUSTRATED WITH B/W FULL PAGE PLATES... INCLUDES LETTER WRITTEN AND SIGNED BY AUTHOR, TIPPED INTO FRONT BLANK LEAF... Pages are clean and bright... 006771 
Price: 85.00 USD
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Complete History of Connecticut, Civil and Ecclesiastical, from the Emigration of Its First Planters From England in 1630-1713. Vol. 1., Trumbull, Benjamin
11 Trumbull, Benjamin Complete History of Connecticut, Civil and Ecclesiastical, from the Emigration of Its First Planters From England in 1630-1713. Vol. 1.
Hartford Hudson & Goodwin 1797 Leather. Very Good 8vo 
...xix, 587pp...PUBLISHED IN CONFORMITY TO ACT OF CONGRESS...FIRST EDITION...PORTRAITS OF THE REV. JOHN DAVENPORT, THE HONORABLE JOHN WINTHROP, AND THE HONORABLE GORDON SALTONSTALL...1797 EDITION HAS ONLY ONE VOLUME...TRUMBULL GIVES A VERY DETAILED AND PLAINLY WRITTEN TEXT. IT CONTAINS RELIGIOUS, ECONOMIC, AND SOCIAL HISTORY, WITH MUCH VALUABLE MATERIAL ON THE GROWTH OF VARIOUS TOWNS INCLUDING EVEN REGIONS OUTSIDE CONNECTICUT BORDERS...TRUMBULL WAS CONNECTICUT'S FIRST HISTORIAN...Facsimile map. Leather binding tight. Covers scuffed...HOWES 371... 001744 
Price: 250.00 USD
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TULLY DAM., U. S. Army, War Department, Corps of Engineers, :-
12 U. S. Army, War Department, Corps of Engineers, :- TULLY DAM.
Providence, RI U. S. Engineers Office. 1946 Soft Cover Very Good Folio 
....PAPER WRAPS....Folio 14" x 21"....CONNECTICUT RIVER FLOOD CONTROL PROJECT, TULLY DAM, TULLY RIVER, MA....PLANS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF DAM AND APURTENANT STRUCTURES.....IN 66 SHEETS - COMPLETE. 000217 
Price: 95.00 USD
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Surry Mountain Dam, U. S.Army - War Department, Corps of Engineers
13 U. S.Army - War Department, Corps of Engineers Surry Mountain Dam
Providence, RI U. S. Engineer Office 1938 Soft Cover Very Good Folio 
... Connecticut River Flood Control Project, Surry Mountain Dam, Ashuelot River, New Hampshire. Plans for the Construction of Dam and Appurtenant Structures. War Department, December, 1938. In 55 sheets - complete. Cover slightly stained. This listing may be subject to a price allowance. 000048 
Price: 95.00 USD
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14 Unknown. BLUE LAWS OF CONNECTICUT. THE CODE OF 1650; BEING A COMPILATION OF THE EARLIEST LAWS AND ORDERS OF THE GENERAL COURT OF CONNECTICUT...
Cincinnati U.P. James 1840 Soft Cover Good 12mo 
...[119 pgs., plus 6 pages ads]...No publication date but circa 1840...FRONTISPIECE OF "THE CONSTABLE SEIZING A TOBACCO TAKER"...Entered into and adopted by the towns of Windsor, Hartford, and Wethersfield, in 1638-9 to which is added some extracts from the laws and judicial proceedings of New Haven Colony...Early Quaker laws printed in Cincinnati, Ohio in the 1840's...Untrimmed and uncut. 003390 
Price: 48.00 USD
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15 Unknown. CODE OF 1650, BEING A COMPILATION OF THE EARLIEST LAWS AND ORDERS OF THE GENERAL COURT OF CONNECTICUT: ALSO, THE CONSTITUTION, OR CIVIL COMPANCT, ENTERED INTO AND ADOPTED BY THE TOWNS OF WINDSOR, HARTFORD, AND WETHERSFIELD, IN 1638-9....
Hartford, Conn. Silas Andrus. 1822 Hard Cover Good + 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
... "TO WHICH IS ADDED, SOME EXTRACTS FORM THE LAWS AND JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS OF NEW-HAVEN COLONY, COMMONLY CALLED BLUE LAWS."... [120pp + index]... Paper covered boards with leather spine, minor gilt detailing on spine... FIRST EDITION... FRONTISPIECE ILLUSTRATED WITH B/W ENGRAVING OF "THE CONSTABLE SEIZNG A TOBACCO TAKER"... Writing on front cover and title page dated 1831... Boards have edgewear... 007518 
Price: 32.00 USD
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PRESENT MANSFIELD. ("CENTRE"). A PASSING SKETCH OF THE VILLAGE, WITH OCCASIONAL JOTTINGS OF ITS FORMER HISTORY, PRESENT ASPECT AND PROSPECTIVE GREATNESS, FROM 1685 TO 1879., Unknown.
16 Unknown. PRESENT MANSFIELD. ("CENTRE"). A PASSING SKETCH OF THE VILLAGE, WITH OCCASIONAL JOTTINGS OF ITS FORMER HISTORY, PRESENT ASPECT AND PROSPECTIVE GREATNESS, FROM 1685 TO 1879.
Willimantic, CT. Journal Steam Job Print. 1880 First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
...Dark blue stamped boards, modern rebacking... Text block in gilt... Unpaginated... Author is listed as a "Wayside Traveler"... SCARCE... Local town history in Connecticut... Clean interior... Tight binding... 004950 
Price: 95.00 USD
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17 Unknown. REPORT OF THE LITCHFIELD COUNTY HOSPITAL OF WINCHESTER, WINSTED, CONN. FROM OCTOBER 1, 1908 TO OCTOBER 1, 1910.
Winsted, CT. The Dowd Printing Co. 1911 First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
...60pp... Brown wraps with black lettering... Illustrated with several B/W photographs... Light foxing on first couple of pages... 005087 
Price: 25.00 USD
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HISTORY OF FAIRFIELD COUNTY CONNECTICUT 1639-1928. 3 VOLUMES, Wilson, Lynn Winfield
18 Wilson, Lynn Winfield HISTORY OF FAIRFIELD COUNTY CONNECTICUT 1639-1928. 3 VOLUMES
Chicago S. J. Clarke Publishing Co. 1929 Hard Cover Very Good 4to 
...[VOL. I - xvi, 699pgs., VOL.II - 615pgs., VOL. III - 629pgs.]...3 VOLUME SET - ALL VOLUMES ILLUSTRATED WITH B/W PORTRAITS. VOL. I ALSO INCLUDES B/W DIAGRAMS AND PHOTOS...DETAILED HISTORY OF FAIRFIELD COUNTY...Volume I Historical, Vol's II and III Biographical...3/4 black cloth binding with marble paper covered boards and endpapers...Top edges gilt...Gilt lettering and decoration on spines...Some rubbing to paper on boards but otherwise A CLEAN AND NICE SET... 006105 
Price: 195.00 USD
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