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Americana & U. S. States:Connecticut

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1 Allis, Marguerite. Historic Connecticut.
Published by Grosset & Dunlap, CR 1934, Hard Cover 
343 pages w/index. Originally published under the title "Connecticut Trilogy". Dust jacket has many tears, large piece missing on bottom, a small piece on top, covers blue with gold lettering and illu strated spine is fading. Overall good. Illus. with photos by Samuel Chamberlain, pen and ink sketches by author. Illus. endpapers. A friendly, informal but authoratative story of the oldest Connecticu t towns, legends and lores, relics and abiding charm. New England, Connecticut, history. 
Price: 34.00 USD
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The Layman's Assistant., Chamberlain, Rev. C.
2 Chamberlain, Rev. C. The Layman's Assistant.
Hartford, CT Hard Cover 
Published by author in 1862 with 359 pages. He was Pastor of the Congregational Church of Eastford, CT. Outside back hinge small tear, slight darkening to covers, all else good+. Religion, Connecticut, New England. 
Price: 27.00 USD
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3 Connecticut. Memoir of Frances Amelia Ayer.
Published by Sabbath School, Boston,,Entered 1845, Hard Cover 
72 pages. Small book, foxing, slight wear. She lived in Lisbon, Connecticut and died on June 3, 1843 at 14 years of age. New England, Connecticut, memoirs. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4 Cullen, Mae T. Connecticut Trips: What, When, Where.
Waterbury, Connecticut Published by Heminway Corp., Waterbury, CT., CR 1971 Hard Cover 
CR 1971 with 130 pages w/index. B&W photos, red covers, all good+. New England, Connecticut, travel. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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5 French, Robert Dudley. The Memorial Quadrangle.
New Haven, Connecticut Published by Yale University, CR 1929 Hard Cover 
CR 1929 with 459 pages w/index. About Yale University, including bios of 43 prominent Yale alumni. Dust jacket many tears o/w covers and content very good. New England, Connecticut, Universities, Colleges, education, Yale University. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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6 Howard, Daniel. A New History of Old Windsor.
Printed by Journal Press. Hard Cover 
Printed in 1935 with 428 pages with index. B&W photos, front endpapers are gone otherwise book is intact. Overall good+. Continues with history of Windsor from the 1933 book "Glimpses of Ancient Windsor". New England, Connecticut, Americana, town histories 
Price: 40.00 USD
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7 Howard, Daniel. Glimpses of Ancient Windsor.
Connecticut Printed by Windsor Tercentenary Committee in 1933. Hard Cover 
Published in 1933 with 104 pages with index. B&W photos. Illustrated front cover in gold, overall very good. Period covered from 1633 to 1933. New England, Connecticut,Americana. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8 Lavine, David. The Mayor and the Changing City.
New York Published by Random House, Hard Cover 
CR 1966 with 172 pages with index. American Birthright Book series. this is about New Haven, Connecticut. Illustrated endpapers, all very good. Connecticut, New England, town histories. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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9 Mitchell, Donald Grant Doctor Johns.
New York Charles Scribners First Edition Hard Cover 
Being a narrative of certain events in the life of an Orthodox Minister of Connecticut. Mitchell was the author of "My Farm of Edgewood". Two volumes, title date 1866, Entered 1866. Volume 1, 300 pages, volume 2, 229 pages. Green covers with gilt lettering on spine. Slight wear. Volume 2 has slight tears at top of spine, otherwise all good+ condition. About 1812 in Connecticut, Canterbury and Ashfield. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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10 Nutting, Wallace. Connecticut Beautiful.
Hard Cover 
Published by Garden City Publ., in cooperation with Old America Co., CR 1922, 1925, 2nd, 256 pages w/index. Dust jacket has many tears, brown cover with gold and illustrations are very good. Ink inscr iption on front endpapers. Tercentenary Edition. Photos and drawings by author. New England, Connecticut, americana, history. 
Price: 34.00 USD
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11 Peters, Rev. Samuel . General History of Connecticut.
Published by Appleton in 1877. Hard Cover 
285 pages with index and 1 page ad. Blue covers with paper title on spine and front cover, slight spots on cover. Overall good+. From the 1st settlement under George Fenwick to the latest period of am ity with Great Britain prior to revolution. Added are appendixes,notes and extracts from letter verifying important statements made by author by Samuel Jarvis McCormick. Contains 2nd preface by McCorm ick and states that James Hammond Trumbull attempted to throw discredit on this book and represents it as fiction and a calumny upon early settlers of Connecticut. There seems to be a great deal of in fo in this book that is incorrect -or so people say. Connecticut, New England, state histories, town histories. 
Price: 58.00 USD
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12 Phelps, Richard H. Newgate of Connecticut.
Published by American Publishers Hard Cover 
Entered 1876, this is 1901 edition, 117 pages. Ink inscription on front endpapers, B&W illustrations, all good+. Origin and early history of Newgate prison with description of famous and wonderful Simsbury Mines an d Caverns and this prison was built over them. Also a description of prison at Wethersfield is included. Connecticut, New England, prisons, Newgate, Simsbury, Wethersfield, imprisonment, caves,caverns . 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13 Porter, John Addison (edited by). Sketches of Yale Life.
Published by Arlington,, Hard Cover 
CR 1885, this 1886, 288 pages. Small, slight wear - overall good. Selections, humorous descriptions from college newspapers and magazines. Yale University, Connecticut, New England, Universities, humor. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14 Taylor, William Harrison. Taylor'sSouvenir of the Capitol 1899-1900.
New York Published by Putnams, Hard Cover 
Dated 1899 with 382 pages. Spine not attached, needs glueing, covers slight wear. Contains portraits of State officers, Senators, etc. of State of Connecticut. Connecticut, New England, politics. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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15 Taylor,William Harrison. Legislature History & Souvenir of Connecticut 1903-04.
Published by Putnam, Hard Cover 
Dated 1903. B&W portraits of Senators, State Officers, etc. Red covers, slight soil, otherwise good. Connecticut, New England, politics. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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16 Thoms, Herbert. The Doctors Jared of Connecticut.
Published by Shoestring Press, CR 1958, Hard Cover 
CR 1958 with 76 pages with bibliography and index. Covers the Doctors Jared Eliot, Jared Potter and Jared Kirtland, physicians and naturalists. All very good+. Connecticut, New England, doctors, physicians, medici ne. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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17 Turner, Gregg & Jacobus, Melancthon. Connecticut's Railroads - An Illustrated History.
Hard Cover 
Edited and forward by Oliver Jensen. Dust jacket and book mint. History of 150 years of railroads, 2nd printing with 1989 addendum. B&W photos. New England. Connecticut, railroads, trains. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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18 Vanderpoel, Emily Noyes. More Chronicles of A Pioneer School.
Published by Cadmus U., Hard Cover 
CR 1927 with 376 pages w/index. School in Litchfield, CT., with added history of Litchfield Female Academy kept by Sarah Pierce and her nephew John Pierce Brace. B&W illustrations, all very good. Connecticut, New England, schools, education, Litchfield, CT. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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19 Webster, Clarence M. Puritans At Home.
Published by Harcourt Brace, Hard Cover 
CR 1936, stated 1st edition, 230 pages. Covers faded, o/w good+. About Ridgeford,Connecticut. New England, Connecticut. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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20 White, Glenn E. (Collected and Edited by) Folk Tales of Connecticut
Meriden, Connecticut Journal Press Soft Cover 
Illustrated by Rose M. Zangare. Softcover, orange covers. CR 1977, 4th printing 1980. 61 pages. Covers Devil's Hopyard, Moodus Noises, Charter Oak, Battle of the Frogs, etc. Very good condition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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