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Kentucky Folk Architecture

By Montell & Morse

Lexington, KY: University of Kentucky Press, 1995. Trade Paperback. FINE. As new - gift quality! "a concise introduction to irreplaceable folk structures…log cabins, cribs, barns…rich in illustrations and anecdotes. 105 pages with floor plans and 35 photos. ISBN: 0813108438.

$8.95

Connecticut State Register and Manual 1900

By Clark, Huber (Secretary of the State)

Hartford, CT: State of Connecticut, 1900. Hardbound. 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

$29.95

Connecticut State Register and Manual 1934

By Danaher, John (Secretary of the State)

Hartford, CT: State of Connecticut, 1934. Hardbound. 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

$24.95

Texas Music
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Texas Music

By Koster, Rick

NY: St. Martin's Griffin, 2000. (1st thus). Trade Paperback. VERY GOOD+. As new except for light age soil to top exterior page edges and faintest curl to front cover. "the definitive history of Texas music from the 1920's to the present…" Sections on: Country; Rock; Blues; Folksingers and Songwriters; The Flavors of Ethnicity; Soul, R&B, funk, Disco and Rap; Easy Listening, New Age and Classical; and, Jazz. 370 indexed pages, including Bibliography and Sources, with a central photo insert section ISBN: 0312254253.

$12.00

King Coal: A Pictorial Heritage of West Virginia Coal Mining
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King Coal: A Pictorial Heritage of West Virginia Coal Mining

By Cohen, Stan

Charlesotn, WV: Pictorial Histories Publishing, 1985. (3rd printing). Oversize Paperback. VERY GOOD+. As new except for bumped corners. From the geology through the history and politics of West Virginia's coal mining areas clearly defining the importance of the industry. 146 pages of vintage photos with identifying information. ISBN: 0933126530.

$13.95

Back to the Bay: An Exploration of the Marginal Zones of the San Francisco Bay - August 25 thru November 4, 2001

By Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

San Francisco, CA: Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 2001. Oversize Paperback. FINE. As new - gift quality! Photo exhibit catalog - description and photos + history of San Francisco Bay. "Grand opening in 1935…eleven years of onerous construction…prime example of anthropogeomorphology…Terrestrial engineering has transformed the original Bay into a composite of built forms that support the economic demands of the society that surrounds it...reflect the culture that exists around its margins... much of what we are privileged to see in the exhibit is usually buried or lost to collective memory..." Unpaginated (32 pages), 9x8" (23x20.2cm)

$15.95

Mathew Curtiss Jr. and His House

By Winchester, Alice

Newtown, CT: Newtown Historical Society, c1986. Trade Paperback. 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.

$8.95

The Cottontail Rabbits in Connecticut: A Report on the Work of the Connecticut Wildlife Research Unit (Bulletin No. 65) (State of Connecticut Public Document No. 47)

By Dalke, Paul D. (N.W. Hoseley, ed.)

Hartford, cT: State of Connecticut / State Geological and Natural History Survey, 1942. Trade Paperback. GOOD+ . Tight, yellowed pages, clean interior, light age soil to exterior, faint curl. Top and bottom of spine missing cover. Ex-library with embossed "Danbury Library" and hand written Dewey Decimals on front cover. "Research Unit…established in Connecticut in October, 1935 and to tit was assigned the cottontail rabbit as a major problem. A minor problem was the study of land management practices in relation to wildlife..." with funding from "the American Wildlife Institute...the U.S. Bureau of Biological Survey...and states having land grant colleges..." Detailed data on distribution, proliferation, and habitat of Cottontail Rabbits in Connecticut taken from 1935 to 1938. 97 pages.

$15.95

State of Connecticut Register and Manual 1953

By The Secretary of State (Alice K. Leopold)

Hartford, CT: State of Connecticut, 1953. Hardbound. NEAR FINE / No DJ. As new except for faint page yellowing, faint rubbing to exterior edges and slight skew. Governor John Lodge (R, Westport). 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 1953. Blue cloth with gilt. Color-coded map of Congressional Districts, Counties, Railroad lines and Towns on last page and back endpaper.760 pages.

$29.95

Butterflies of Georgia
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Butterflies of Georgia

By Harris, Lucien Jr

Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, c1972. Trade Paperback. VERY GOOD+. Interior as new. Exterior has light soil to white covers and pages edges, a sticker remnant on the front cover and owner's stamp on page edges. "the author's purpose is to cover and illustrate every species of butterfly known to occur…within Georgia's 159 counties…a combination butterfly book, diary, collecting manual, and guidebook to the natural history of Georgia..." 326 indexed pages with bibliography and more than 200 illustrations (in color and black-and-white)... ISBN: 0806109653.

$26.95

American Machinist Memories: Echoes from the Oil Country: W. Osborne's Experience Repairing Machinery in Western Pennsylvania in the late 1880's

By Osborne, W

Lindsey Publications, 2002. Trade Paperback. FINE. As new - gift quality! Articles from American Machinist Magazine originally published from 1902 through 1906.93 pages ISBN: 1559182687.

$9.95

Old Virginia Houses: The Mobjack Bay Country

By Farrar, Emmie Ferguson

NY: Bonanza Books, c1955. (reprint). Oversize Hardbound. NEAR FINE/ Good. Tight, bright, clean, square. Slight foxing to top of exterior page edges. Slight softening and wear to spine ends. DJ is present and unclipped but has light age soil, interior tape repairs, frayed edges and an@1" piece missing at top of spine. Histories of houses and their owners with black and white photos. Sections: On the York; On the Severn; On the Ware; On the North; On the East The Piankitank Rivers - In Mathews County; Away from the rivers. Endpapers with "Map of Glouceser & Mathews Counties in Virginia showing Mobjack Bay Country and the approximate locations of Many Ancestral Homes". Bibliography 170 pages, 11.25x8.75" (28.6x22.2cm).

$19.95

The Buses Roll
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The Buses Roll

By Coles, Robert (Carol Baldwin & Peter Whitney, photos)

NY: W.W. Norton, c1974. (1st thus). Trade Paperback. VERY GOOD-. Tight, bright, clean, slight curl. Edgewear, slight corner bump, small crack across spine, and light foxing to end papers. "1968, an important event was getting underway in Berkeley, California - the desegregation of its school system…poignant and instructive photographs capture the essence of the program in action...distinguished psychiatrist...Robert Coles'...text records his own observations and the actual words of the administrators, teachers, and parents as they express their hopes and expectations, their apprehensions and fears about the momentous event taking place..." Over 100 pages (Unpaginated), 8x8" (20x20cm) ISBN: 0393055353.

$10.95

Open House Day in Litchfield, Connecticut (2008)

By Lichfield Aid of CJR

Litchfield, CT: Litchfield Aid of CJR, 2008. Trade Paperback. FINE. As new except for faint shelfwear. Program for Sixty-First Annual; Open House Day Sponsored by the Litchfield Aid for the Benefit of Connecticut Junior Republic, Saturday, July 12, 2008. Photos and descriptions of Litchfield Green, John Collins House, Skinner Parsonage House, Shanti Bhavan (Peaceful Palace), Short Acre, Lone Tree Acres, Brookside Farm (Sugarhouse & Antique Tractor Collection), Thomas Catlin House, Haight-Brown Vineyard and more with walking map, committee lists and more. Plus a copy of the Salute to Sponsors brochure. 76 page, staple-bound, 9.5x6.25 (24.1x15.9cm).

$13.95

Open House Day in Litchfield, Connecticut (2007)

By Lichfield Aid of CJR

Litchfield, CT: Litchfield Aid of CJR, 2007. Trade Paperback. 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).

$12.95

An Outline of Government in Connecticut

By House Committee on Public Information, Connecticut General Assembly

Hartford, CT: House Committee on Public Information, Connecticut General Assembly, 1944. (revised - 1945, Second edition). Oversize Paperback. VERY GOOD. Tight, slight yellowing, clean interior, light age soil to exterior, faint curl. The perfect primer on what each of the government bodies in Connecticut does and how they fit together from the local to the state level, including how the counties functioned at this time (no longer accurate). 48 page, staple-bound, 10.75x7.25" (27.3x18.4cm)

$9.95

The House of the Seven Gables, Salem, Massachusetts

By Stevenson, Edward M

Southborough, MA: Historama booklet/ Yankee Color Corp, 1999. (12th printing). Oversize Paperback. VERY GOOD+. Tight, bright, clean, tiny curl to corners. Rubbed exterior. "The History of The House of the Seven Gables and Summary of Nathaniel Hawthorne's Novel" 26 page, staple-bound with color photos and map of Salem Harbor Historic Site ( 5 houses including the Nathaniel Hawthorne birthplace), 9x6"(22.9x15cm).

$9.95

Mystic Seaport Guide

By Steers, MacDonald (compiler)

Mystic, CT: The Marine Historical Association, (Undated). Trade Paperback. VERY GOOD-. Tight, clean interior, light age soil to exterior. 82 pages, illustrated, staple-bound (9x6"). Guide book to Mystic Seaport, scene of shipbuilding since the late 1600's, home of sealers, whalers and clippers that sailed to all ends of the world. Descriptions with photos of collections, buildings, & ships. Also included are 2 copies of the contemporary itemized map of the Seaport and a contemporary advertising brochure for the New London Motel. Based on details in the documents, I would date them in the early 1950s (I-95 is not shown on the map).

$10.95

Gramercy Park: An Illustrated History of a New York Neighborhood

By Garmey, Stephen

Balsam Press/Rutledge, 1984. Oversize Hardbound. VERY GOOD/Very Good-. Tight, bright, clean, square. Rubbed corners. DJ is clipped, worn on top edge, and creased on back. 192 pages (11-1/2x8-7/8"), 230 plates, a plot-plan map end papers. "beguiling story of how this celebrated place came to be" written by an "architect, architectural historian and connoisseur" ISBN: 0917439007.

$39.95

Register and Manual (Connecticut) 1927
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Register and Manual (Connecticut) 1927

Hartford: Published by The State. Hardbound. Near Fine(No DJ). Maroon cloth with gilt. Tight, yellowed pages, clean, square. Faint age soil to top of exterior page edges. Owner's name. Fold-out map still attached. Annual state publication listing all town information, all appointed and elected officials (state, county and towns). Doctors, notaries, librarians, Organizations and their officers, place names within towns (valuable for Connecticut Geneology), banks and financial data. 731 pages +map + Index(7-3/8x5-1/8").

$12.95

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