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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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2 The Hudson-Fulton Celebration 1909 - Volume II

Albany, NY J. B. Lyon Company 1910 Cloth Very Good+ No Jacket 
Clean dark blue/grey cloth with pictoral image of ships sailing on the Hudson River on cover, gold lettering on cover and spine. Volume II (Pages 715 to 1421). Very large book. Almost no wear to cover, binding is tight and square, pages are clean. Small ink-stamp inside says "Compliments of Frank MgA Collin, Member of Assembly". Color frontis illustration of "The Clermont" steamship at New York in September 1909, with tissue guard. In special envelope at rear of book are folded ship plans (in beautiful condition) for replica of "The Half Moon"; and ship plans for "The Clermont". 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. New York State. WARD01023

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River's Rim, Abbott, Jane
3 River's Rim
Abbott, Jane
Philadelphia/New York J. B. Lippincott 1950 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean orange-brown cloth boards with black title box on spine. Very light surface wear to corners and spine edges, no fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. 254 pgs. Dustjacket is clean, not price clipped, has slight fading to spine, 1/16" loss at top and bottom of spine, very short closed edge tears & slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Historical Novel. 011804

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4 Canal Town
Adams, Samuel Hopkins
New York Random House 1944 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean blue-gray cloth boards with darker blue and gold lettering on cover and spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are bright and clean. No names or bookplates inside. 466 pgs. 005036

Price: 10.00 USD
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Up Old Forge Way and West Canada Creek, Beetle, David H.
5 Up Old Forge Way and West Canada Creek
Beetle, David H.
Utica, New York North Country Books 1986 0932052142 / 9780932052148 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Reprint edition (1986) in original dust jacket. Black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, no cracking; pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No previous owner markings. Illustrated with photographs and maps. 183 pages / 158 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, hint of very slight rubbing to rear spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025014

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Biographies of Attorney-General George P. Barker, John C. Lord, D.D., Mrs. John C. Lord, and William G. Bryan, Esq. Also, Lecture on Journalism, Bryan, George J.
6 Biographies of Attorney-General George P. Barker, John C. Lord, D.D., Mrs. John C. Lord, and William G. Bryan, Esq. Also, Lecture on Journalism
Bryan, George J.
Buffalo The Courier Company 1886 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Black cloth boards with blind-stamped decorative border on cover, gilt lettering and small decoration on spine. Light surface scuffing to boards, slight surface wear at bottom spine edge, some fraying at top spine edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names or bookplates. Frontis portrait of author with (presumed printed) signature below on back of front fly leaf, clean tissue guard; portrait of John Lord with clean tissue guard in main text. 231 pgs. 8vo. Biography. 015102

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My Kind of Country - Favorite Writings About New York, Carmer, Carl
7 My Kind of Country - Favorite Writings About New York
Carmer, Carl
New York David McKay Company 1966 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with small previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. 272 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has wear to corners and spine ends, a few short closed edge tears. Photo portrait of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author's writings on New York State spanning thirty years, from Niagara to Montauk Point. They consist of folklore, character sketches, ghost stories, tall stories, pieces on regional history. 024131

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The Summer Paradise in History - A compilation of fact and tradition covering Lake George, Lake Champlain, the Adirondack Mountains, and other sections reached by the rail and steamer lines of the Delaware and Hudson Company, Carpenter, Warwick Stevens
8 The Summer Paradise in History - A compilation of fact and tradition covering Lake George, Lake Champlain, the Adirondack Mountains, and other sections reached by the rail and steamer lines of the Delaware and Hudson Company
Carpenter, Warwick Stevens
1914 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Green-gray boards with Native American illustration in oval on cover, paper label on spine. Tiny spots of wear to corners at base of spine. A few scattering of a few small spots to front board, small previous owner name neatly penned to corner of front board. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers. Frontis portrait (black and white) of Samuel De Champlain. 128 pp. with color fold-out label at rear of book in excellent condition. Paper spine label has chipping and rubbing. 020774

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The Enchanted Years, Carroll Cartwright
9 The Enchanted Years
Carroll Cartwright
Hicksville, NY Exposition Press, Inc. 1975 0682481173 / 9780682481175 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition in original dust jacket, SIGNED by the author. Rust brown boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. Very slight edge wear, no tears or fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages are clean,faint spots to fore edge. Slight browning to fixed endpapers. Signed by author on front free endpaper: "Carroll Cartwright". Small neatly penned previous owner name and address on following blank page in upper right corner. 301 pages. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped, has a few very small shallow chips at spine ends; nice photo portrait of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Memoirs by Carroll Cartwright - a vivid recollection of horse and buggy days in upstate New York. 024453

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The Birth of the Erie Canal, Chalmers, Harvey II (with the Collaboration of John H. Flandreau)
10 The Birth of the Erie Canal
Chalmers, Harvey II (with the Collaboration of John H. Flandreau)
New York Bookman Associates 1960 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by author, in original dust jacket. Very clean gold texturede boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Map-illustrated endpapers. Small previous owner name on lower section of front free endpaper; small faint stain at top corner of front free endpaper. Signed "Harvey Chalmers" on title page. Illustrated with black and white plates. 195 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped, has a few short closed edge tears, very faint small stain at top corner of front inside flap. Photo of author on rear panel. Jacket design by Helen Vera Sadowy. Jacket enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of the efforts of a few intelligent and far-seeing men, their political wrangles, personal friendships and enemities behind one of the most fantastic engineering projects ever undertaken the United States -- the construction of the Erie Canal. 024473

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11 An Adirondack Archive: The Trail to Windover
Clarkson, Elixabeth Hudnut
Utica, NY North Country Books, Inc. 1993 0-925168-17-3 / 9780925168177 First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying; hint of slightest surface wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers (illustrated with maps); no names, writing or marks. 262 pgs. with bibliography. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, has tiny closed tear (1/16") at top of inside flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of Adirondack people and places long since gone or vastly changed. 8vo. Adirondacks. 013210

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I Always Liked It Here: Reminiscences of a Rochesterian, Clune, Henry W
12 I Always Liked It Here: Reminiscences of a Rochesterian
Clune, Henry W
Rochester, NY Friends Of The University Of Rochester Libraries 1983 0961082402 / 9780961082406 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition in dust jacket, SIGNED by the author. Light gray cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. One very small spot on cover (size of grain of rice). No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "For Art and Maureen with best wishes, Henry W. Clune - Jun 1973." A small additional gift inscription in upper left corner of front pastedown. Illustrated with photographs. 377 pages. Clean dust jacket has shallow chipping at top spine edge, a little wear at corners and base of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023779

Price: 25.00 USD
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Main Street Beat, Clune, Henry W.
13 Main Street Beat
Clune, Henry W.
New York W. W. Norton 1947 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Stated FIRST EDITION in original unclipped jacket, SIGNED by the author. Unfaded clean gray cloth boards with red lettering on spine. Two tiny pin-head size holes to front spine gutter; no other wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Signed "Henry W. Clune" on front free endpaper. 269 pages. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped (2.75 on front inside flap), has shallow chipping along top edge (1/4" depth max.), a few very short closed edge tears. Author photo and bio on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024936

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Seen & Heard, Clune, Henry W.
14 Seen & Heard
Clune, Henry W.
Rochester, New York The Democrat and Chronicle 1933 Stated First Edition Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket Signed
Clean stated "First Edition", signed by author. Clean unfaded blue cloth boards with orange lettering and line decoration on cover, orange background with blue lettering and line decoration on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Signed "Henry W. Clune" on front free endpaper. 100 pages. 024522

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The Big Fella, Clune, Henry W.
15 The Big Fella
Clune, Henry W.
New York MacMillan 1956 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. Hint of fading to edges. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few short closed edge tears, slight wear & chipping at spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A story of the raw world of American politics in the early 1900's set in Upstate New York. 013532

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Rochester I Know, Clune, Henry W.
16 The Rochester I Know
Clune, Henry W.
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1972 0385069502 / 9780385069502 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Later printing, SIGNED by the author, in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Clean bright blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Gold endpapers, with small neatly penned previous owner name at top corner of front free endpaper. Signed by the author on half-title page: "Henry W. Clune". Introduction by the author. 384 pages. Dust jacket is clean, unchipped, not price clipped (8.95 on front inside flap), has a few short closed edge tears and one tiny chip at rear flap fold edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025491

Price: 25.00 USD
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A Ride to Niagara in 1809, Cooper, Thomas
17 A Ride to Niagara in 1809
Cooper, Thomas
Rochester, NY George P. Humphrey 1915 Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Signed
Signed, limited edition (This is no. 18 of two hundred copies). Clean gray paper-covered boards with gray cloth spine, unchipped and clean original paper title label on cover. Wear-through to corner tips and to a few spots along board edges. Binding is tight, no cracking; pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers. Fold-out map of Niagara and Finger Lakes region. Signed on the title page "Thomas Cooper" just below the initials T.C. 49 pages. 023767

Price: 45.00 USD
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Muller Hill, Daniels, Harriet McDoual
18 Muller Hill
Daniels, Harriet McDoual
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1943 First Edition, Second Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
Blue cloth boards with yellow illustration on ocer, yellow lettering and decoration on spine. Very light soiling. Binding is tight & square, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. 402 pgs. with bibliography. Clean unfaded dustjacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside falp, very slight wear and tiny closed edge tears at top and bottom spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel set in upstate New York among fine old mansions and aristocratic families during the early history of the state. 018063

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The Girl Who Trod on a Loaf, Davis, Kathryn
19 The Girl Who Trod on a Loaf
Davis, Kathryn
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1993 0-679-41425-8 / 9780679414254 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Clean endpapers. 400 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. As new. A novel about opera, Denmark, adultery, and murder--set in Upstate New York.GIFT QUALITY 8vo. Fiction. 012267

Price: 20.00 USD
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Deadly Contact, Dean, Amber
20 Deadly Contact
Dean, Amber
Garden City Crime Club/Doubleday 1963 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition, signed by author. Red cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Small water marks to two edges of back board. No fraying or wear, front board very slightly bowed. Binding is tight, no cracking; page and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed by author: "Paul Dolan - with affection from Amber Dean - No author ever had as much cooperation as you have given me on this story--I'll never be this lucky again - Thank you." 190 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight wear at top and bottom spine edge, two very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A suspenseful murder mystery set in Rochester, New York. 8vo. Mystery. 016647

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