Connecticut, 1639-1895. Small in Area, Unlimited in Her Resources...A Most Careful Review of Her Advantages, the Causes of Her Prosperity, and the Unquestioned Superiority of the Inventive Genius of Her Manufacturers...
Newark, NJ: The Consolidated Illustrating Co., .
7.5 x 10.5 inches (oblong), original embossed wrappers. xix, 208 pp, with many illustrations from photographs. Front wrapper detached, wrappers have some some staining, chipping to spine; good. An elaborate and relatively uncommon promotional that--in addition to general text on the advantages of settling in the state--provides detailed profiles (history, officers, facilities, production/sales statistics) of more than 100 businesses and manufacturers. Among them: Richmond Stove Company (Norwich) Hellmann Brewing Company (Waterbury), Middlesex Rubber Works (Middletown), Fowler Nail Company (Seymour), Meridian Malleable Iron Company, Meridian Gas Light Company, Eddy Electric Manufacturing Company (Windsor), Norwalk Lock Company, Sigourney Tool Company (Hartfor), Miller Brothers Cutlery Company (Meridian), Ansonia Flour and Grain Company, and many others. A valuable overview of industy in Connecticut just before the turn of the twentieth century. Nine copies located in OCLC.