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The Genesee Country
1 The Genesee Country

Rochester, NY Memorial Art Gallery 1975 Soft Cover Very Good+ 
Softcover book with color illustration on cover (painting "Genesee Valley" by Asher Brown Durand (1860)). A catalog from an art exhibit at the Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, January 17-February 22, 1976. 100 pages. Cover and pages are clean. No creasing or chipping. No names or writing inside. 8-1/2" x 9". Art. WARD01486

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The Genesee Country
2 The Genesee Country

Rochester, NY Memorial Art Gallery 1975 Soft Cover Near FIne 
Softcover book with color illustration on cover (painting "Genesee Valley" by Asher Brown Durand (1860)). A catalog from an art exhibit at the Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, January 17-February 22, 1976. 100 pages. Cover and pages are clean. No creasing or chipping. No names or writing inside. 8-1/2" x 9". Art. WARD01487

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The Scouts of the Valley, Altsheler, Joseph A.
3 The Scouts of the Valley
Altsheler, Joseph A.
New York D. Appleton 1929 Later printing Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Jacket 
Decorated American trade binding. Clean brown cloth boards with yellow, black and brown illustration of man with rifle on snowshoes on cover, yellow lettering and small illustration on spine. Tiny points of wear to corners. Binding is tight, no cracking; pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers. 363 pages. 024970

Price: 30.00 USD
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Footprints of Travel - Or, Journeying in Many Lands, Ballou, M. M.
4 Footprints of Travel - Or, Journeying in Many Lands
Ballou, M. M.
Boston Ginn & Company 1903 later printing Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Clean decorated American trade binding - yellow cloth boards with tall palm trees, pyramids and camel riders on cover, giraffe and palm tree on spine. Tiny spots of wear to spine ends. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks (previous owner name in very light pencil on front free endpaper). Frontispiece portrait of Captain Cook. Illustrated with many nice engravings throughout. 472 pages. A journey to many fantastic places around the world, from Yosemite Valley in California to the Alhambra in Spain and beyond. 026198

Price: 20.00 USD
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5 Smoke Up the Valley: An Historical Novel of Texas in the '70's
Barrett, Monte
Indianapolis/New York Bobbs Merrill 1949 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Blue cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Slight wear to corners, hint of light soiling. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Endpapers illustrated with maps (small bookstore name & address ink-stamped on front fixed endpaper). Cracking to paper at rear hinge has been expertly repaired. 344 pgs. 8vo. Historical Fiction. 016023

Price: 12.00 USD
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6 Looking For Dilmun
Bibby, Geoffrey
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1969 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good+ Jacket 
Clean burgundy cloth boards with gold stamped decoration on cover, gold stamped lettering on spine. Slight bumping to corner tips, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. 383 pgs. + index. Illustrated with photographs and maps. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has edge chips and small closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Ancient History. 010617

Price: 12.00 USD
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Looking for Dilmun, Bibby, Geoffrey
7 Looking for Dilmun
Bibby, Geoffrey
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1969 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean red cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Slight wear to corner tips. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 383 pgs. + index. Illustrated with drawings, photographic plates and maps. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has very shallow chipping & wear at top & bottom of spine, slight corner wear and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A personal narrative of the discovery of a fifth great ancient civilization, hitherto totally unknown, to rival the 5,000-year-old glories of Egypt, Babylon, Sumer and the Indus Valley. Large 8vo. Archaeology. 011762

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8 Looking for Dilmun
Bibby, Geoffrey
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1969 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Very clean unfaded red cloth boards with gold illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. Tiny bump to one corner tip. Hint of slightest surface wear to spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 383 pgs. + index. Illustrated with 32 pages of halftone photographs, 41 line drawings, and 9 maps. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears, hint of very slight wear at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A personal narrative of the discovery of a fifth great civilization, hitherto totally unknown, to rival the 5,000-year-old glories of Egypt, Babylon, Sumer, and the Indus Valley. Large 8vo. Archaeology. 016006

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High Water, Bissell, Richard
9 High Water
Bissell, Richard
Boston/Toronto Little Brown 1954 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean beige cloth boards with blue lettering and small steamboat illustration on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers, with small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front fixed endpaper. No other marks. 280 pgs. Unfaded dustjacket has small corner clip at top front inside flap, but price is still intact; slight edge wear and short closed edge tears; faint ring-stain to front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A drama of river life in time of flooding in the Mississippi River valley. 8vo. Fiction. 015931

Price: 50.00 USD
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Pleasant Valley, Bromfield, Louis
10 Pleasant Valley
Bromfield, Louis
New York Harper & Brothers 1945 Twelfth Edition Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Kate Lord, Illustrator 
Clean black cloth boards with red title box, gold lettering on spine. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Brief previous owner inscription on front free endpaper at top corner (1945). Illustrated by Kate Lord. 302 pages. Pulitzer Prize-winning author's reflections on life on his Ohio farm. 023467

Price: 12.00 USD
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Valley of Gold, Cartwright, A. P.
11 Valley of Gold
Cartwright, A. P.
Capetown Howard Timmins 1961 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean yellow cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Map & decoration on endpapers. Some glue residue to endpapers (1961 "The Natal Daily News" newspaper articles on South African gold mining enclosed -- had been glued in by edges but are now enclosed loose). 194 pgs. Illustrated with photographs and maps. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has some small edge & corner chips, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Africa. 008124

Price: 12.00 USD
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Mister Moses, Catto, Max
12 Mister Moses
Catto, Max
New York William Morrow 1961 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean original jacket. Marbled green boards with yellow cloth spine, black lettering on spine. Hint of fading to board edges; very light dust soiling to spine. Binding is tight & square, no bumping or wear. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 218 pp. Clean dustjacket is price clipped, unchipped, tiny closed tear at upper rear spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel set in Africa, where a certain valley is soon to be flooded by the opening of a new dam--and where a District Officer is having his problems persuading the natives to leave their home for a tract of land set aside by the French government. Then Joe Moses arrives on the scene. A unique adventure ensues, as Mister Moses leads the natives on a forty-day trek through the jungle never for a moment without danger, excitement or hilarity. Made into a movie (1965) starring Robert Mitchum. 019317

Price: 35.00 USD
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Old Touraine (2 Volumes Complete) - The Life and History of the Famous Chateaux of France, Cook, Theodore Andrea
13 Old Touraine (2 Volumes Complete) - The Life and History of the Famous Chateaux of France
Cook, Theodore Andrea
New York James Pott & Co. 1901 First Thus Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean and lovely two-volume set in original sturdy cloth dust jackets, with red ribbon page markers. Decorated American trade bindings. Very clean unfaded blue cloth boards with gold coat of arms and line border on covers, coat of arms decoration and gold lettering on spines. No bumping or wear. Bindings are tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Frontis illustration in each volume with clean printed tissue guard. Beautiful illustrations throughout both volumes with photographs of chateaux in France and their people. Volume I - 326 pages with index, fold-out geneology chart (chart nearly separated at one fold). Volume 2 - 314 pages with index and fold-out map near rear of book (Map of the Valley of the Loire for "Old Touraine" from the French Government Ordnance Survey in perfect condition). Both dust jackets are in excellent condition, of dark blue stiff cloth with gold decoration and lettering on spine, no tears, fading or chips. 023327

Price: 65.00 USD
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Nile, Devine, Laurie
14 Nile
Devine, Laurie
New York Simon & Schuster 1983 0-671-45170-7 / 9780671451707 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean green-gray boards with clean gold cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 476 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A sweeping multi-generational saga which captures unforgettably the human underpinnings of the Middle East today. 8vo. Fiction. 014009

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Best of Sherlock Holmes, Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan
15 The Best of Sherlock Holmes
Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1950 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean book with illustrated dust jacket. No date of publication - circa 1950. Very clean beige and ivory tweed boards with small circular portrait of Sherlock Holmes on cover, lettering and small decoration on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 339 pages. Clean illustrated dust jacket is unchipped, has a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Some of the most famous stories of Sherlock Holmes, and among his best. Includes "A Study in Scarlet", A Scandal in Bohemia", The Red-headed League", The Boscombe Valley Mystery", and The Sign of the Four." 026133

Price: 18.00 USD
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The Settlers - A Historical Novel, Eastman, E. R.
16 The Settlers - A Historical Novel
Eastman, E. R.
Watkins Glen, NY Century House 1950 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Printing in original dust jacket. Clean dark green boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with map-illustrated endpapers (small previous owner last name on front free endpaper). 280 pages. Illustrated dust jacket is unchipped, has a few very tiny closed edge tears, slightest hint of soiling. Nice photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A carefully researched Americana novel in which author picks up the thread of his earlier work, THE DESTROYERS. We meet again Nate Williams and his wife Constant, thirty years after their marriage in the days when they were young and daring scouts helping Clinton and Sullivan wrest the "Genesee Country" from Native Americans. A vivid and realistic account of pioneer travel, how the woods were cleared, crops raised, cabins built and furnished. 026174

Price: 25.00 USD
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17 The Upper Mohawk Country: An Illustrated History of Greater Utica
Ellis, David M.
Woodland Hills, CA Windsor Publications 1982 0-89781-054-6 / 9780897810548 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean brown cloth boards with white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Beautifully illustrated in color and black & white. 214 pgs. + bibliography, chronology and index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has 1-1/2" closed tear at rear flap fold, touch of corner wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Folio. Upstate New York. 006876

Price: 30.00 USD
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AN EGYPTIAN JOURNAL, Golding, William
18 AN EGYPTIAN JOURNAL
Golding, William
New York Faber And Faber 1985 0571135935 / 9780571135936 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped jacket. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean (very slight tanning to pages). Clean bright yellow endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with many color and black and white photographs. 207 pages. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped (19.95 on front inside flap), no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Nobel prize winning author William Golding shares his day-to-day account of his Egyptian journey which he and his wife made shortly after he won the prize in 1983. 022359

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Cookbook Collector: A Novel, Goodman, Allegra
19 The Cookbook Collector: A Novel
Goodman, Allegra
New York Dial Press 2010 0385340850 / 9780385340854 First Edition, First Printing Hardback Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition with full number line, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean pale green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Very light bumping to spine ends. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 394 pages. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (26.00 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel which weaves together the worlds of Silicon Valley and rare book collecting in a delicious novel about appetite, temptation, and fulfillment. 021798

Price: 20.00 USD
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Valley of Wild Horses, Grey, Zane
20 Valley of Wild Horses
Grey, Zane
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1927 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in illustrated dust jacket. No publication date, circa 1920s. Very clean orange cloth boards with brown title box on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 244 pages. Clean dust jacket has shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edge (max. 1/4"), a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023862

Price: 15.00 USD
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