signed first edition
1976 · East Hartford, Conn.
by Paquette, Lee, and Joseph O. Goodwin
East Hartford, Conn.: The Raymond Library Company, 1976. First Edition. First printing Both volumes of this two volume set are in fine condition in brown cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spines. On the verso sides of both first free end pages a prior owner has carefully attached a paper pocket to contain a newspaper article on each of the respective books. Both volumes have a prior owner's address label affixed to the lower edge of the front pastedown. Without dust jackets as issued. Both volumes are contained within a fine, brown cloth covered slip case. Only More So The History of East Hartford 1783-1976 is signed by its author and dated in the year of publication on the first free end page. East Hartford: Its History and Traditions by Goodwin is a facsimile reprint of the original edition of 1879. It contains 249 pages including an index and is illustrated with a map showing the location of some of the locations of East Hartford's early settlers. Only More So The History of East Hartford 1783-1976 by Lee Paquette contains 336 pages including an index, text and is illustrated with a section of black and white photographs with an early map frontispiece. (Inventory #: TB22192)