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Connecticut

[000059] Smith, Ralph D.. The History of Guilford, Connecticut From Its First Settlement in 1639. From the Manuscripts of Hon. Ralph D. Smith. Albany, NY: J. Munsell, Printer., 1877. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Printer Wrapper. Fair Printer wrapper. Covers are worn and chipped; spine is missing and binding is visible. Pages are mostly uncut, yellow and brittle, some are chipped along edges. Previous owner's name written on front free endpaper; pencil notations on front inside cover. Condition: Fair. $100.00

[000060] Steiner, Bernard Christian. A History of the Plantation of Menunkatuck and of the Original Town of Guilford, Connecticut, Comprising the Present Towns of Guilford and Madison, Written Largely from the Manuscripts of the Hon. Ralph Dunning Smyth. Baltimore, MD: The Author, 1897. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Cloth. Fair Baltimore, MD. 1897. First edition. Includes index. 537 pp. Green cloth boards show wear at head and tail of spine and along edges. Corners bumped. Hinges broken front and back. Pages tanned. Former owner's name written on front free endpaper; small sticker on front paste-down endpaper. Condition: Fair + $250.00

[000071] Taintor, Charles M.. Extracts From the Records of Colchester, With Some Transcripts From the Recording of Michaell Taintor, of 'Brainford,' Conn.. Hartford, Conn: Press of Case, Lockwood & Co, 1864. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Decorative Cloth. 156 pp. First edition. Pebbled cloth decorative cover. Edges worn, edges of spine fraying; front inside hinge has a three-inch tear, but the spine is intact and pages are tight. Yellowed with age, and some light foxing throughout. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper. Condition: Good. $35.00

Vermont

[000068] Greensboro Association. Directory of the Summer Residents of Greensboro, Vermont. [The Association], 1950. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Original Wraps. Good First full directory of The Greensboro Association in Greensboro, Vermont, which began in 1942. Details note family name, family members (children, parents), wives' maiden names, member occupations, local address, and home address. Laid in: supplements for 1951, 1952 and 1953. $25.00

[000069] Greensboro Association. Greensboro Association Directory of Members: Including Also Other Residents of Greensboro, Vermont. Greensboro, Vermont: [The Association], 1954. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Original Wraps. Good 32 pp plus covers. Paper wrappers. Description of the Association, in Greensboro, Vermont, which began in 1942. The first directory was published in 1950, and supplements were issued until the publication of this directory in 1954. Includes a map of Greensboro Village, Caspian Lake and Vicinity. Details note family name, family members (children, parents), wives' maiden names, member occupations, local address, and home address. Laid in: supplements for 1955, 1956, 1957 and 1958. Staples are tight, pages slightly yellowed. The paper cover is lightly soiled, and its corners lightly curled. No rips or tears. Condition: Good. $25.00

[000085] Greensboro Association. Greensboro Association Directory of Members: Including Also Other Residents of Greensboro, Vermont. [The Association], 1960. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Original Wraps. Description of the Association, which was formed in 1942. Includes map of Greensboro Village, Caspian Lake and vicinity. Details note family name, family members (children, parents), wives' maiden names, member occupations, local address, and home address. List of young residents by age group; list of recently deceased members. Laid in: supplements for 1961, 1962 and 1963. Condition: Good. $25.00

Massachusetts

[000037] Marvin, Rev. Abijah P. History of the Town of Lancaster Massachusetts. From the First Settlement to the Present Time, 1643-1878. Lancaster, MA: The Town, 1879. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Decorative Cloth. / No Jacket. 798 p., includes index. Not a reprint. Dark red cloth cover with embossed gold lettering. Cover shows some scuffing and edge wear, and the spine is slightly discolored. The inner cover has a 3 inch tear along the hinge, but spine is intact. Pages are yellowing with age, and there is foxing throughout. Foldout map of town has a 1.25 in. tear. Condition: Good. $350.00


Rottweil, Germany

[000000] Klein, H. Robert. Beiträge zur Geschichte der Juden in Rottweil a.N. Rottweil: Druck: M. Rothschil, 1924. 84 p., 22 cm. Not a reprint. Soft binding. Cover has a large crease. Front and back covers show wear, some paper loss on spine and at corners; spine cracked at p. 16-17. All pages are intact. A history of the Jewish community of Rottweil am Neckar, in Baden-Württemberg, from 1349 to 1924. Condition: Good reading copy of a scarce title held by a handful of major academic libraries. $225.00.



 

   
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