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The Connecticut Magazine.  Vol. XI - 1907 by [Connecticut Magazine] - First Edition - 1907 - from Resource Books, LLC and Biblio.com

The Connecticut Magazine. Vol. XI - 1907

by [Connecticut Magazine]

Condition: Very Good


Hartford, Connecticut: Connecticut Magazine, 1907. Bound volume containing issues for the year 1907. The Connecticut Magazine (previously called Connecticut Quarterly) was an illustrated magazine devoted to the literature, history, picturesque features, science, art and industry of Connecticut, with quite a bit of emphasis on specific locations within the state and their historical importance. This first issue no longer contains the tipped in silk American flag, but does include the seven pages of historical American flags printed in full color on tissue. This volume also contains articles about: History of the American Flag; Struggles of First American Composers; Governor John Winthrop as Physician; Trans-Atlantic Steamships; Jeremiah Holmes; Pioneer Life; Transcontinental Travel Connecticut to Montana; Philosophy of Death in Early America; Moses Stuart; The Amistad Slave Case; Hezekiah Augur; Grave of Uncas at Norwich; Humiston Family; Colonel Jarvis; Thomas Tracy Lineage; Steam Navigation; Lady Fenwick of Old Saybrook; Secret Service in the American Revolution; Captain Samuel Hoyt; First Patent in America (Jenkes Mopolye); Jamestown; Development of American Finance; Leonard Bacon; Gideon Hotchkiss; Count Rochambeau at a Dance in Southington; Surgical Science; Sacajawea; Colonel Jarvis; Commodore MacDonough; Civil War Photograph Collection; Antietam; Greenwich; and much more, including regular departments on reports of Societies, burials in old cemeteries, and a Genealogical Department. Generously illustrated, including some monochrome plates pringed in blue. Black and white coarse textured linen-like cloth, dark red gilt lettered spine label, speckled top, marbled endpapers, original covers bound in, 664 pages. Light shelfwear with some additional rubbing to the corners, spine subtly age-toned, text block sound, pages clean with no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


  • Bookseller: Resource Books, LLC US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 026123
  • Title: The Connecticut Magazine. Vol. XI - 1907
  • Author: [Connecticut Magazine]
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Connecticut Magazine
  • Place: Hartford, Connecticut
  • Date published: 1907
  • Keywords: CONNECTICUT MAGAZINE HISTORY AMERICAN FLAG COLONIAL LOCAL HISTORY TOWNS
  • Bookseller catalogs: American History and Biography; Connecticut - Its History, Art, Antiques, Etc;
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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