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Servants of the Map, Barrett, Andrea
1 Servants of the Map
Barrett, Andrea
New York W. W. Norton & Company 2002 0393043487 / 9780393043488 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by author, in unclipped dust jacket. Signed "Andrea Barrett" in ink on title page. Very clean beige marbled boards with gold print of author's signature on front and metallic lettering on spine, No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square. Pages, edges and endpapers are clean and bright with no writing or marks. Endpapers are textured dark green paper. Dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. 270 pgs. Servants of the Map, the title story, was selected for Best American Short Stories (2001) and Prize Stories: The O'Henry Awards (2001). "Ranging across two centuries, and from the western Himalaya to an Adirondack village, these wonderfully imagined stories and novellas travel the territories of yearning and awakening, of loss and unexpected discovery." By the author of "Ship Fever" (National Book Award) and "Voyage of the Narwhal." 023210

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Up Old Forge Way and West Canada Creek, Beetle, David H.
2 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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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
3 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 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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4 An Adirondack Archive: The Trail to Windover
Clarkson, Elixabeth Hudnut
Utica, NY North Country Books, Inc. 1993 0-925168-17-3 / 9780925168177 First 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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The American Journals of Lt. John Enys, Cometti, Elizabeth (editor)
5 The American Journals of Lt. John Enys
Cometti, Elizabeth (editor)
Adirondack Museum / Syracuse University Press 1976 0815601212 / 9780815601210 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in original jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean gold endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Preface by Harold K. Hochschild; Foreword by Julian P. Boyd. Black and white illustrations and maps (reproductions of period drawings, paintings, and engravings from sources in the U.S., Canada and Great Britain). 377 pages with index. Clean dustjacket has small price clip at upper corner of front inside flap; has small edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021703

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Fairytale Railroad, Harter, Henry
6 Fairytale Railroad
Harter, Henry
Sylvan Beach, NY North Country Books 1979 0932052193 / 9780932052193 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean gray cloth boards with crisp gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers; Brief previous owner inscription neatly penned on corner of dedication page. Illustrated with historical photographs. 310 pages. Clean dust jacket has light surface rubbing, one small closed tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027137

Price: 25.00 USD
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Beyond Black Bear Lake, Labastille, Anne
7 Beyond Black Bear Lake
Labastille, Anne
New York W W Norton & Co Inc 1987 0393023885 / 9780393023886 First Hardcover Near Fine near fine Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page. Clean off-white boards with clean unfaded red cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. Slightest hint of lean. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An ecologist's life in her cabin in the Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York. 018306

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The Old Guide's Story, Merrill, Charles E. (Fay Welch, Editor)
8 The Old Guide's Story
Merrill, Charles E. (Fay Welch, Editor)
Burlington, Vermont Fay Welch 1973 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean dust jacket. Clean, unfaded green cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with photographs and drawings (illustrated by Tom Welch). 224 pages. Clean dust jacket has small chip at base of spine, very slight edge wear and a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Reminiscences of Charles E. Merrill, for 30 years an Adirondack guide, and a member of one of the oldest and best known families of the North Country. 026809

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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
9 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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Under the Trees, Prime, S. I.
10 Under the Trees
Prime, S. I.
New York Harper & Brothers 1874 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Clean brown cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Hint of surface wear to corners, one 1/4" spot of wear through at base of rear board near spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean chocolate brown endpapers; no names or bookplates. 313 pp. A wonderful narrative on the author's travels, including the Alps, Italy and a nice chapter on the Adirondack Mountains of New York. 019835

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Tales from the Adirondack Foothills, Thomas, Howard
11 Tales from the Adirondack Foothills
Thomas, Howard
Prospect, NY Prospect Books 1956 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Small neatly penned previous owner inscription on front free endpaper, slight browning to endpapers. Illustrated with drawings by John Mahaffy. 150 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, has a few closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027629

Price: 15.00 USD
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