Hartford: The Prospect Press, 1937. First Edition, Limited Edition. Fine in 1/2 leather and dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text and borders stamped on the spine and gilt borders on the boards at the edge of the leather. The end sheets are maps of the state showing the locations of most of the colonial inns mentioned in the book. A small quarto measuring 11 1/4 by 8" inches. Without a dust jacket as issued, but contained within a fine paper covered slip case. One of only one thousand copies printed with this copy identified as number 272 on the last page of text. 253 pages to include a bibliography, an index, photographic plates of old inn signs and text. Illustrated throughout with many line drawings by J. Frederick Kelly and black and white photographs. An excellent, tight clean copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind. (Not listed in Roos. Listed in Colliers' The Literature of Connecticut History, p. 267 "A beautifully illustrated volume, with much interesting material about early highway travel." (Inventory #: TB28480)
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