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Connecticut Historical Collections, Containing a General Collection of Interesting Facts, Traditions, Biographical Sketches, Anecdotes, &c. Relating to the History and Antiquities of Every Town in Connecticut, with Geographical Descriptions. Illustrated by 190 Engravings.

By: Barber, John Warner

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Durrie & Peck and J.W. Barber / B.L. Hamlen: 1836

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2278318

Condition: Good


Second edition. Former Princeton University library copy (stamped 'withdrawn' on their bookplate). Professionally rebacked with original backstrip laid down, small owner bookplate on front endpaper (C.H. Burkman, former research librarian at Princeton's Firestone Library), foxed throughout. 1836 Full-Leather. viii, 560 pp. 8vo. Hand-colored fold-out map of Connecticut precedes text, engraved frontispiece, engraved plates and cuts throughout text. This work is commonly credited as the first popular work of local history published in the United States. A historian and engraver, Barber's historie... View more info