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Bloomers and Bugles, Merrill, Arch
1 Bloomers and Bugles
Merrill, Arch
New York American Book-Stratford Press 1958 First 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: 20.00 USD
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Down the Lore Lanes - Oddities in Upstate History, Merrill, Arch
2 Down the Lore Lanes - Oddities in Upstate History
Merrill, Arch
New York American Book-Stratford Press 1961 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in very clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded orange cloth boards with crisp black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 198 pages. Clean bright dust jacket has one tiny shallow edge chip, not price clipped, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027942

Price: 20.00 USD
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Fame in Our Time, Merrill, Arch
3 Fame in Our Time
Merrill, Arch
New York American Book-Stratford Press, Inc. 1960 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by the author, in original dust jacket. Clean orange boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Signed on front free endpaper: "Arch Merrill" - no other writing or marks; intermittent foxing to some page edges. Illustrated with photographs. 203 pages. Dust jacket is clean, price clipped at lower corner of front inside flap, has some edge wear, closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The stories of 30 well-remembered Upstate New Yorkers who made their impact in the 20th Century. 027759

Price: 20.00 USD
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Our Goodly Heritage, Merrill, Arch
4 Our Goodly Heritage
Merrill, Arch
New York American Book-Stratford Press 1968 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean bright book and dust jacket. Unfaded red boards with black 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. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 216 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), no tears, no fading. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Arch Merrill's fifteenth regional book, written in the lively, distinctive style that has made him Western New York's favorite storyteller. 026371

Price: 20.00 USD
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Our Goodly Heritage, Merrill, Arch
5 Our Goodly Heritage
Merrill, Arch
New York American Book-Stratford Press 1968 First Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by author, in clean original dust jacket. Clean red boards with black lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Signed "Arch Merrill" on front free endpaper. Illustrated with historical photographs. 216 pages. Clean unfaded dust jacket has a few small edge chips, price clipped at lower corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027149

Price: 18.00 USD
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Rochester Sketch Book, Merrill, Arch
6 Rochester Sketch Book
Merrill, Arch
Rochester, NY Gannett Company (Democrat & Chronicle) 1946 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean first edition in nice original dust jacket. Blue black cloth boards with gold lettering on cover. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. 182 pages. Clean dust jacket has very small chip at base of rear panel, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A wonderful and entertaining history of the city of Rochester, New York, by one of its favorite sons. 028138

Price: 18.00 USD
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The Changing Years, Merrill, Arch
7 The Changing Years
Merrill, Arch
New York American Book-Stratford Press 1967 First 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

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Ridge - Ontario's Blossom Country, Merrill, Arch
8 The Ridge - Ontario's Blossom Country
Merrill, Arch
Rochester, NY Gannett Company 1944 First 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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The Towpath, Merrill, Arch
9 The Towpath
Merrill, Arch
Rochester, NY Creek Books / Vail-Ballou Press 1945 Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Later printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. Nice old newspapers article about the author (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle 1970) with photo of author is folded and laid in. Book has clean unfaded dark blue boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs and drawings, including photo of author standing on a tugboat on the canal. 180 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027690

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Towpath, Merrill, Arch
10 The Towpath
Merrill, Arch
Rochester, Ny Gannett Company (Democrat & Chronicle) 1945 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Gerald Maloney, Illustrator 
Second printing (stated) of the First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean blue-black cloth boards with green lettering on cover. No fraying, fading or wear - both jacket and book are very nice and clean. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. Chapter heading illustrations by Gerald Maloney. Illustrated with wonderful photographs. 180 pages. Illustrated dust jacket is clean, has very slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Wonderful history of the Erie Canal. 028137

Price: 15.00 USD
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11 The Underground (Freedom's Road) - and Other Upstate Tales
Merrill, Arch
American Book Stratford Press, Inc. 1963 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Some browning to boards from dust jacket, otherwise clean. Slight surface wear to some corners, no tears or fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Tiny previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. Illustrated with photographs. 181 pages. Clean dust jacket has small chips at top spine edge, a few short closed edge tears, price clipped at lower corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 028275

Price: 25.00 USD
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The White Woman and Her Valley, Merrill, Arch
12 The White Woman and Her Valley
Merrill, Arch
New York Creek Books / Vail-Bailou Press Eighth Printing Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Eighth printing in clean illustrated dust jacket. Clean unfaded blue cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 207 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, small price clip at lower corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of Mary Jemison, "White Woman of the Genesee". 027687

Price: 22.00 USD
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Slim Fingers Beckon, Merrilll, Arch
13 Slim Fingers Beckon
Merrilll, Arch
New York American Book-Stratford Press 1951 First 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 Zodiac Arch, Stark, Freya
14 The Zodiac Arch
Stark, Freya
New York Harcourt Brace 1969 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
"First American Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean unchipped original jacket. Clean turquoise cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 230 pp. Clean jacket is not price clipped (6.95 on front inside flap), unchipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A galaxy of Freya Stark's shorter writings, brought here together for the first time. 019461

Price: 35.00 USD
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