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The Development of Central and Western New York - From the Arrival of the White Man to the Eve of the Civil War, Mau, Clayton
121 The Development of Central and Western New York - From the Arrival of the White Man to the Eve of the Civil War
Mau, Clayton
Dansville, NY Clayton Mau 1958 Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Revised and Enlarged Edition, SIGNED by author in original unclipped jacket. Red cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. A few tiny faint spots, otherwise clean, with no bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers (small previous owner name). Signed by the author on title page: "Clayton Mau". Illustrated. 466 pages with index. Dustjacket has light foxing, no chips or tears, not price clipped (5.75 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Arranged in chornological order, these carefully edited source materials deal with the period from shortly after 1600, when the country was inhabited by the Iroquois Indians and when written records pertaining to the area first appeared, to 1860, the eve of the Civil War. 021918

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122 Dakota War Whoop: Indian Massacres and War in Minnesota
McConkey, Harriet E. Bishop
Chicago Lakeside Press/ R. R. Donnelly 1965 Hard Cover Near FIne No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean blue-black cloth boards with gold decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages are clean, with gilt top page edges. No names, writing or bookplates. No additional printings listed. Title page states Christmas, 1965; 1965 on copyright page. Frontis portrait of author with tissue guard, map and 3 additional illustrations. 395 pgs. 12mo. American History. 011675

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Horse Dung Trail - Saga of American Circus, McKennon, Joe
123 Horse Dung Trail - Saga of American Circus
McKennon, Joe
Sarasota, Florida Carnival Publishers 1975 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by author, in original illustrated jacket. Clean turquoise blue cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Signed "Best Wishes from Joe McKennon" on front free endpaper. Small previous owner return address label on front fixed endpaper. 528 pp. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Clean dustjacket has very shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edge (1/8"), a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The wonderful saga of the American Circus, including P.T. Barnum, the Ringlings, Jess Adkins, James A. Bailey and hundreds of other circus greats, including great circus performances, meals in circus cookhouses, grassy lots and floods, fires and train wrecks through the United States, Canada, Europe and Australia. 019012

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Louisville:  The Gateway City, McMeekin, Isabel McLennan
124 Louisville: The Gateway City
McMeekin, Isabel McLennan
New York Julian Messner 1946 First Limited Edition (Signed) Hardcover Near Fine Good+ Jacket Orville Carroll, Illustrator Signed
Special Limited Louisville Edition, signed by BOTH the author and the illustrator. In original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean light gray cloth boards with unchipped red lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with map-illustrated endpapers (very small previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper). Limited Edition, this number 1013, signed by both the author and illustrator on decorative Special Limited Edition page. 279 pages with index. Dust jacket is unclipped (3.00 on front inside flap), clean and bright (slight fading to spine background), with a few very shallow edge chips, several closed tears with associated creasing. Photo and biography of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025336

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A River Ramble, Merrill, Arch
125 A River Ramble
Merrill, Arch
Rochester, NY Democrat & Chronicle 1956 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good Good+ Jacket 
Second printing, in original unclipped jacket. Clean dark blue boards with with gold lettering on spine. Small shallow dent at top board edge, light surface wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean; tiny previous owner name neatly ink-stamped at top edge of front fixed endpaper, small date at top of front free endpaper. 109 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings. Dustjacket is not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), 3" closed tear at rear spine fold, wear to front spine fold, 1943 and short ink-mark on front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021225

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Bloomers and Bugles, Merrill, Arch
126 Bloomers and Bugles
Merrill, Arch
New York American Book-Stratford Press 1958 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, in original unclipped jacket. Clean gray boards with black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean; tiny previous owner name neatly stamped at top edge of front fixed endpaper, small date at top of front free endpaper. 214 pages. Illustrated in black and white. Dustjacket is quite clean, not price clipped (2.75 on front inside flap), a few tiny chips at spine corners, one short closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021223

Price: 25.00 USD
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From Pumpkin Hook to Dumpling Hill, Merrill, Arch
127 From Pumpkin Hook to Dumpling Hill
Merrill, Arch
New York American Book-Stratford Press 1969 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean yellow boards with green lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with brief previous owner inscription neatly penned on front free endpaper. Illustrated with photographs. 212 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, very slight fading to background on spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025736

Price: 20.00 USD
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Our Goodly Heritage, Merrill, Arch
128 Our Goodly Heritage
Merrill, Arch
New York American Book-Stratford Press First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Good good Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean red boards with black lettering on spine. Bump and small tear to front spine fold. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Twelve illustrations. 216 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped, is clean, has edge chipping. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024423

Price: 12.00 USD
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Southern Tier (Volume 1), Merrill, Arch
129 Southern Tier (Volume 1)
Merrill, Arch
New York American Book-Stratford Press, Inc. 1969 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped original jacket. Clean brown boards with black lettering on spine. Tiny bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean; small red metallic star in upper corner of front free endpaper - no other marks. 213 pages. Clean jacket is not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, one short closed edge tear. Author's photo and bio with pictures and descriptions of his other books on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022621

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Southern Tier (Volume 1), Merrill, Arch
130 Southern Tier (Volume 1)
Merrill, Arch
New York American Book-Stratford Press 1969 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded brown boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, binding is tight and square, hinges are sound. Pages and edges are clean, with brief previous owner inscription neatly penned on front free endpaper. Illustrated with photographs. 213 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025737

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The Changing Years, Merrill, Arch
131 The Changing Years
Merrill, Arch
New York American Book-Stratford Press 1967 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean yellow cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. Illustrated with black and white plates. 195 pages. Dust jacket is clean (with exception of price on inner flap being inked out), has a few tiny edge chips and closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Arch Merrill, in his 22nd book, tells how the automobile, after the coming of paved roads, combined with the development of aviation, virtually remade our world. 025171

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The Ridge - Ontario's Blossom Country, Merrill, Arch
132 The Ridge - Ontario's Blossom Country
Merrill, Arch
Rochester, NY Gannett Company 1944 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean original dust jacket. Beautiful unworn textured dark green boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - previous owner bookplate on front pastedown - no writing or marks. Foreword by Arthur C. Parker. Illustrated with drawings, black and white plates. 112 pages. Illustrated dust jacket is clean, has a few very tiny shallow edge chips (under 1/16"). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025585

Price: 22.00 USD
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Slim Fingers Beckon, Merrilll, Arch
133 Slim Fingers Beckon
Merrilll, Arch
New York American Book-Stratford Press 1951 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean book in original illustrated dust jacket, first edition. Clean unfaded blue boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, slight mustiness. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with small previous owner inscription neatly penned on front free endpaper. Illustrated with photographs. 184 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, very nice in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025735

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Cruise of the Cow - Being an Introduction to San Diego, Mexico's Baja California, and A Voyage into the Gulf of California -- This Combined Region of the Southwest Corner, Miller, Max
134 The Cruise of the Cow - Being an Introduction to San Diego, Mexico's Baja California, and A Voyage into the Gulf of California -- This Combined Region of the Southwest Corner
Miller, Max
New York E. P. Dutton 1951 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with gold title box on spine. Clean, with slight fading to edges. No fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - small previous owner name on front pastedown. Illustrated with map and 47 photographs by Lew Walker. 256 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), has some edge chipping, slight wear at folds. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025436

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Guest List - How Manhattan Defined American Sophistication---from the Algonquin Round Table to Truman Capote's Ball, Mordden, Ethan
135 The Guest List - How Manhattan Defined American Sophistication---from the Algonquin Round Table to Truman Capote's Ball
Mordden, Ethan
New York St. Martin's Press 2010 0312540248 / 9780312540241 First Hardcover Very Good+ Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (with full number line on copyright page) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean gray boards with gold lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Previous owner name penned on front fixed endpaper, hidden under front flap of jacket. Illustrated with black and white glossy plates. 317 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025974

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Saga of Texas Cookery - An Historical Guide of More than One Hundred Twenty Recipes Illustrating the French Influence on Texas Cuisine, the Spanish Influence, & the Mexican, Including Also Contributions from the European Settlers in the Republic of Texas & from the Resou, Morgan, Sarah
136 The Saga of Texas Cookery - An Historical Guide of More than One Hundred Twenty Recipes Illustrating the French Influence on Texas Cuisine, the Spanish Influence, & the Mexican, Including Also Contributions from the European Settlers in the Republic of Texas & from the Resou
Morgan, Sarah
Austin, TX Encino Press 1973 0884260321 / 9780884260325 Stated First edition Book Near Fine near fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition, in unclipped original jacket. Very clean illustrated paper covered boards with no bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Signature by author on title page appears to be facsimile. 64 pp., page decorations. Dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (6.95 on front inside flap), with slightest faint trace of soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 018758

Price: 40.00 USD
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Incredible New York: High Life and Low Life of the Last Hundred Years, Morris, Lloyd
137 Incredible New York: High Life and Low Life of the Last Hundred Years
Morris, Lloyd
New York Random House 1951 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean illustrated cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 370 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs and maps. Clean, solid and attractive book. 8vo. New York City. 012414

Price: 15.00 USD
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Get A Horse! The Story of the Automobile in America, Musselman, M. M.
138 Get A Horse! The Story of the Automobile in America
Musselman, M. M.
Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott 1950 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean unclipped dustjacket. Clean beige cloth boards with small early automobile illustration on cover, brown lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Small previous owner inscription and name on front fixed endpaper. 304 pp. with index. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few very tiny edge chips at top and bottom spine edges. Charming photo of author on rear panel as he sits at the wheel of a 1909 Fiat racing car, Series 90. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020259

Price: 20.00 USD
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Our Capital on the Potomac, Nicolay, Helen
139 Our Capital on the Potomac
Nicolay, Helen
New York Century Co. 1924 First Edition, First Printing Very Good No Dust jacket 
First Edition signed binding (DD - Decorative Designers). Purple cloth boards with blue and white image of Washington Monument and gold lettering on cover, gold lettering and image of Capitol on spine. A few faint spots of soiling. No fraying or wear to cloth. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Endpapers are clean, with neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 545 pages with index. 021659

Price: 22.00 USD
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140 My Father's House: An Oneida Boyhood
Noyes, Pierrepont
New York/Toronto Farrar & Rinehart 1937 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Signed
SIGNED, LIMITED EDITION - #371 of 500 copies. Clean red cloth boards with Clean bright paste-on illustration of Oneida Community mansion on cover. Gold lettering on spine. Very slight fading to spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Illustrated with photographs. 312 pgs. 8vo. Upstate New York. 009287

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