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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
1 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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Autumn in the Valley, Chanler, Mrs. Winthrop
2 Autumn in the Valley
Chanler, Mrs. Winthrop
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1936 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Good Jacket 
First Edition, Published November, 1936 in original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean rose colored cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with a tasteful previous owner bookplate on front pastedown. Illustrated with photographs. 293 pages with index. Dust jacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), has edge chips, short closed edge tears, is enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. By the author of "Roman Spring" (national best seller for five months) , she is the sister of F. Marion Crawford, super-successful historical novelist of the time. This is her biography of the time when she and her husband came back to America to live (1904) and her middle and later life. Their home was first in Newport and then at Sweet Briar Farm in the Genesee Valley. 025257

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Main Street Beat, Clune, Henry W.
3 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.
4 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 Rochester I Know, Clune, Henry W.
5 The Rochester I Know
Clune, Henry W.
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1972 0385069502 / 9780385069502 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
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

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Lake Country Views, Delavan, Elizabeth
6 Lake Country Views
Delavan, Elizabeth
New York Vantage Press 1985 053306547X / 9780533065479 First Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition in clean original dust jacket, SIGNED by the author. Clean unfaded green cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. Signed by the author on title page: "Elizabeth Delavan". Illustrated with small black and white drawings by the author. 230 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped, clean, unchipped, one very short closed edge tear, slight fading to background at spine and edges. Author photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024858

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Chad Hanna, Edmonds, Walter D.
7 Chad Hanna
Edmonds, Walter D.
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1940 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Clean red cloth boards with small gold illustration on cover, black title box with gold lettering, gold and black decorative horizontal lines on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers; small corner clip to rear free endpaper; no names, writing or marks. 548 pages. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (2.75 on front inside flap), has very tiny shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges, one 1-1/2" closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A story of the year 1836 in Erie Canal country. 021456

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Papa Was Positive, Estey, Emily
8 Papa Was Positive
Estey, Emily
Sherburne, NY Heritage Press 1966 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Signed
First Edition in unclipped jacket, SIGNED by the author. Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers. Inscribed and signed on the half-title page by the author: "Best wishes to Aunt Ethel - Emily Estey - 1966." Line drawings by Hilda Faulkner. 160 pages. Dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, a few faint spots of light soiling. Author's photo and short bio on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's story of growing up in the countryside of Onondaga County, New York - includes tales of Maple sugaring, planting, one room school houses, homemade ice cream, horses, picnics, making hay and all that is good about country life. 022704

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The Normalian - 1932 (Volume XII), Foote, Clara F. (Editor)
9 The Normalian - 1932 (Volume XII)
Foote, Clara F. (Editor)
Geneseo, NY Senior Class - State Normal School 1932 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good 
College Yearbook for the year 1932 for the State Normal School, Geneseo, NY (Now State University of New York College at Geneseo). Beige cloth boards with burgundy leather spine, unchipped paste-on paper title label on cover. Tiny spots of wear to spine corners, very slight warping to boards. Binding is tight, no cracking; pages are clean (many autographs of class members). Previous owner name neatly penned at base of front fixed endpaper. 145 pages + two pages for autographs (with autographs). Many photographs, plus lovely color printed decorative pages at the start of each new section. Alumni Bulletin (May, 1946) from Geneseo State Teachers College also enclosed. 021009

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Good Enough for Grandpa..., Gerling, Curt
10 Good Enough for Grandpa...
Gerling, Curt
Webster, New York Plaza Publishers 1958 Stated First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition, SIGNED by the author, in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean unfaded burgundy boards with gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Signed by author on front free endpaper: "Best regards - Curt Gerling." 237 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has one tiny chip at top front panel edge near corner (smaller than a pea), a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A laughing good look into the history and culture of Rochester, New York - by the author of "Smugtown, U.S.A. 025015

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Seaplane  (Program for the musical play based on the exploits of Glenn H. Curtiss), Keuka Lake Players
11 Seaplane (Program for the musical play based on the exploits of Glenn H. Curtiss)
Keuka Lake Players
Hammondsport, New York Keuka Lake Players 1992 Paperback Fine 
Program for the original musical play based on the life of Glenn H. Curtiss presented by the Keuka Lake Players in Hammondsport, New York July 30-August 23, 1992 at the Hammondsport High School Auditorium. Two ticket stubs to the play are also included. Very clean booklet with stapled binding, nicely illustrated on front cover with a Curtiss seaplane and blue lettering. Size approx. 5-1/2" x 8-1/2". Includes cast of characters with historical descriptions, cast biographies, list of scenes from the play, production staff, advertising. 60 pages. 024797

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The Life and Work of William Pryor Letchworth - Student and Minister of Public Benevolence, Larned, J. N.
12 The Life and Work of William Pryor Letchworth - Student and Minister of Public Benevolence
Larned, J. N.
Boston / New York Houghton Mifflin 1912 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition. Dark green ribbed cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Hint of very light soiling. Light surface wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Frontispiece photogravure portrait of William Letchworth with tissue guard; 15 additional illustrations, including double page spread map of Letchworth Park. 472 pages with index. A must-have book for those interested in the history of the Genesee Valley in Western New York, and the life and contributions of W. P. Letchworth. 021949

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Landmarks of Rochester and Monroe County: A Guide to Neighborhoods and Villages, Malo, Paul
13 Landmarks of Rochester and Monroe County: A Guide to Neighborhoods and Villages
Malo, Paul
Syracuse, NY Syracuse University Press 1974 Stated First edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Photographs by Hans Padelt and Others 
Stated First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with silver title box on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers. Previous owner inscription neatly penned on back of front free endpaper. Profusely illustrated with black and white photographs, maps. 277 pages. Clean dust jacket has small corner price clip to front inside flap, a few closed edge tears, small corner piece missing at rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023840

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Southern Tier (Volume 1), Merrill, Arch
14 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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The Changing Years, Merrill, Arch
15 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 Aristocrats - Being the impressions of the Lady Helen Pole during her sojourn in The Great North Woods as spontaneously recorded in her letters to her friend in North Britain the Countess of Edge and Ross, Pole, Lady Helen
16 The Aristocrats - Being the impressions of the Lady Helen Pole during her sojourn in The Great North Woods as spontaneously recorded in her letters to her friend in North Britain the Countess of Edge and Ross
Pole, Lady Helen
London / New York John Lane 1901 Sixth Edition Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Jacket 
Sixth Edition. Decorated American trade binding. Clean dark blue cloth boards with gold decoration and triple rule line border, gold lettering on cover; gold lettering on spine. Printed at The Crow Printing Company, New York. Slight surface wear to spine ends, no fraying. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slight foxing to endpapers), with gilt top page edges. Very small previous owner name on front free endpaper. 309 pages. Fascinating series of letters from a woman staying at one of the Great Camps in the Adirondacks during the late 1800's -- she was a wonderful writer who captures the beauty of the area and the spirit of the time; quite an independent young woman who enjoyed being wooed by several men at once during her summer sojourn. 024470

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Council Fire and Cannon, Vrooman, John J.
17 Council Fire and Cannon
Vrooman, John J.
Chicago Follett 1962 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Reg Massie, Illustrator 
First Edition, in clean original jacket. Very clean color illustrated cloth boards. No fading, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 185 pgs. Illustrated by Reg Massie. Clean unfaded color illustrated dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, small price clip to upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An absorbing and well-written history of New York State written for young adult readers, through the Colonial times and the Revolutionary War, including the Battle of Oriskany, the Schenectady Massacre, The career of Hiawatha and Iroquois folklore. 018855

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The Silver Bay Story 1902-1952, Worman, E. Clark
18 The Silver Bay Story 1902-1952
Worman, E. Clark
Silver Bay, NY Silver Bay Association 1952 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, in clean unclipped original jacket. Clean unfaded green cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on spine, small gold illustration on cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers illustrated with map. No names, writing or marks. 133 pp. Illustrated with photographs. Clean jacket with photos on front and back panel is unchipped, no tears, slight wear to edges; not price clipped (1.75 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of the Silver Bay Association on Lake George in New York State. 019539

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