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1 Proceedings of the Board of Supervisors of the County of Ontario, N.Y. 1947

Shortsville, NY Enterprise Press 1947 Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean dark green cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 431 pgs. with index. Fold-out chart in rear showing towns & cities, real estate values, tax rates, etc. 8vo. Upstate New York. 006693

Price: 30.00 USD
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Andrews County History 1876 - 1978, Andrews County Heritage Committee
2 Andrews County History 1876 - 1978
Andrews County Heritage Committee
Andrews, Texas Andrews County Heritage Committee 1978 First Hardcover Near Fine 
Stated First Edition, First Printing. Clean faux leather brown boards with elaborate gold stamped design on cover, gold lettering and small decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean photo-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Profusely illustrated with photographs and drawings. 488 pages with index. Large book - approx. size is 9" x 11-1/2". A really attractive, solid copy. A complete history of Andrews County, Texas, with everything from Indian history to family histories and photos, ranch layouts and history, oil camps, history of the post offices, schools, businesses, and more. 025242

Price: 75.00 USD
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Andrews County History 1876 - 1978, Andrews County Heritage Committee
3 Andrews County History 1876 - 1978
Andrews County Heritage Committee
Andrews, Texas Andrews County Heritage Committee 1978 First Hardcover Very Good 
Stated First Edition, First Printing. Clean faux leather brown boards with elaborate gold stamped design on cover, gold lettering and small decoration on spine. Closed tear to lower spine has been carefully repaired. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean photo-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Profusely illustrated with photographs and drawings. 488 pages with index. Large book - approx. size is 9" x 11-1/2". A complete history of Andrews County, Texas, with everything from Indian history to family histories and photos, ranch layouts and history, oil camps, history of the post offices, schools, businesses, and more. 025243

Price: 50.00 USD
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The Little Giant of Aberdeen County, Baker, Tiffany
4 The Little Giant of Aberdeen County
Baker, Tiffany
New York Grand Central Publishing 2009 0446194204 / 9780446194204 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped jacket. Clean brown boards with tan spine, black lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 341 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's first novel, a poignant story of friendship, love, and identity laced with magic and humor. 020854

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Protecting Niagara, Christopher J. Carlin
5 Protecting Niagara
Christopher J. Carlin
Ransomville, NY Aegis Press 1995 0964519518 / 9780964519510 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket Jacket 
First Edition, Limited printing of 750 books, of which this is number 013, also inscribed and SIGNED by the author. Nice clean hardcover book - gray cloth boards with black spine, black lettering on cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blue endpapers. Inscribed and signed by author on blank flyleaf: "To Nick - Best wishes. I hope you enjoy the book. - Chris - Christopher J. Carlin - May 23, 1995". Illustrated with black and white photographs, maps. 242 pages. A history of the Niagara County Sheriff's Office in Western New York State. 027374

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Papa Was Positive, Estey, Emily
6 Papa Was Positive
Estey, Emily
Sherburne, NY Heritage Press 1966 First 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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Murder Among Us, Granger, Ann
7 Murder Among Us
Granger, Ann
New York St Martins Press 1993 0312098758 / 9780312098759 First Hardcover Near Fine Good Jacket 
First U.S. Edition (stated, with full number line) in unclipped jacket. Clean black boards with unchipped gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 250 pp. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has several short closed edge tears with small associated creases, one tiny chip at upper rear spine corner. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A mystery set in a Cotswold county house hotel. 020017

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8 Praying for Sheetrock: A Work of Nonfiction
Greene, Melissa Faye
Addison Wesley Publishing Co. 1991 0-201-55048-2 / 9780201550481 First Hard Cover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing. Clean blue-gray boards with white cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 337 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A true account of the political realities of race relations in the south, particularly in McIntosh County, Georgia, in the 1970's. 008846

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Sunlight and Water: Celebrating the Winemakers of Santa Barbara County, Halper, Mark Robert
9 Sunlight and Water: Celebrating the Winemakers of Santa Barbara County
Halper, Mark Robert
Late Harvest Editions 2010 0984553800 / 9780984553808 First Hardcover FINE Signed
Beautiful hardcover book, signed by author/photographer Mark Robert Halper. Size: approx. 10" x 11". Very clean deep red cloth boards with stamped metal title box on cover, silver lettering on cover and spine. No fading, bumping or wear. As new condition. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No previous owner markings. SIGNED by author on title page: "Mark Robert Halper" beneath his printed name. With a wonderful Introduction by Anthony Dias Blue. Gorgeous photographs of winemakers by Halper, capturing their serenity, their passion for their work. 121 pages. Laid in is program for Halper's six-month gallery exhibition "Sunlight and Water" in Los Olivos, California. "Wine is sunlight, held together by water." - Galileo Galilei 026259

Price: 40.00 USD
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Enchanted Acre - Adventures in Backyard Farming, Hambidge, Gove
10 Enchanted Acre - Adventures in Backyard Farming
Hambidge, Gove
New York Whittlesey House / McGraw-Hill Book Co. 1935 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Jacket 
Stated Second Printing. Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine; slight darkening to cloth on spine. No fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with decorated endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. 344 pages. A charming and informative book on one's man experience with life on a small farm in Westchester County of New York State. 027246

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11 Reflections of Madison County: A Visual Journey
Heffron, Mark F.
New York Smithmark Publishers 1994 0-8317-4866-4 / 9780831748661 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean illustrated boards (photo of covered bridge). No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 80 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Beautiful photographs of Madison County in Iowa. 6 x 8-1/2". Midwest. 009410

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Elbert Hubbard Speaks: Being a Selection of Inspiration Essays, Each Written in the White Heat of Inspired Heart Impulses, Hubbard, Elbert
12 Elbert Hubbard Speaks: Being a Selection of Inspiration Essays, Each Written in the White Heat of Inspired Heart Impulses
Hubbard, Elbert
East Aurora Roycrofters Press 1933 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean brown cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine (some chipping to lettering on spine). No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean photo illustrated endpapers, no names, writing or bookplates. Sepia frontis portrait of Elbert Hubbard. Brown satin ribbon bookmark. 143 pgs. Printed by The Roycrofters at their shops in East Aurora, Erie County, New York. 8vo. Inspirational. 014947

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Keith County Journal, Janovy, John Jr.
13 Keith County Journal
Janovy, John Jr.
New York St. Martin's Press 1978 0-312-45123-7 / 9780312451233 Hardcover Fine Good Jacket 
Clean book in unclipped dust jacket. Beige boards with beige cloth spine, 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 - no names, writing or marks. Illustrations by the author. 210 pages. Dust jacket is clean, has two chips, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A beautifully written book which focuses on a variety of birds, snails, and people in a single Nebraska county. 026649

Price: 12.00 USD
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Westward Ho! - OR The Voyages and Adventures of Sir Amyas Leigh, Knight of Burrough, in the County of Devon, Kingsley, Charles
14 Westward Ho! - OR The Voyages and Adventures of Sir Amyas Leigh, Knight of Burrough, in the County of Devon
Kingsley, Charles
New York Dodd Mead & Co. 1945 Later Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
634 pgs. VG+ in VG DJ - archival quality mylar cover Very clean and tight cloth book with decorated cover. With illustrations from Sixteenth Century originals and from photographs of the "Westward Ho!" country together with an introductory biographical sketch of the author and anecdotal captions. Frontis portrait of Charles Kingsley. P/O inscription on FFE. Dustjacket is clean with some edge chipping and not price clipped. A very nice solid book with beautiful illustrations.History. 002509

Price: 10.00 USD
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Warwick of the Knobs - A Story of Stringtown County, Kentucky, Lloyd, John Uri
15 Warwick of the Knobs - A Story of Stringtown County, Kentucky
Lloyd, John Uri
New York Dodd Mead 1901 First Hardcover Near Fine No Dust jacket 
Clean first edition. Beige buckram cloth boards with dark brown lettering, black and white paste-on portrait (clean and unchipped) with gold, red and dark brown border; red horizontal line decoration. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, Previous owner name and date (1901) neatly penned on front free endpaper. With photographic illustrations of Knob County. Preface by the author. 305 pages + four pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 022286

Price: 25.00 USD
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Recipes From the Heart - Celebrating 125 years of the American Red Cross, Northern Livingston County chapter of the American Red Cross
16 Recipes From the Heart - Celebrating 125 years of the American Red Cross
Northern Livingston County chapter of the American Red Cross
Kearney, Nebraska Morris Press Cookbooks 2006 First Card_book Fine 
Very clean unworn cookbook with red plastic "comb" binding, card cover with adorable old photo of child in nurse's uniform on cover. No fading or wear. All pages and edges are clean and bright, no names, writing or marks. 96 pages of recipes + 3 page index, cooking tips, information on herbs & spices, napkin folding and more at rear of book. 027332

Price: 15.00 USD
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Sabbatic Leave, Peer, Sherman
17 Sabbatic Leave
Peer, Sherman
Boston Bruce Humphries, Inc. 1946 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Very dark green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, faint water stains to cover surface (no mildew or mustiness). Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 229 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has some water stains (back panel edge, some staining visible only on reverse side of dustjacket), two shallow chips to base of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A rather scarce novel about the tragic experiences of a young professor of sociology and a crochety invalid uncle who tries to thwart his romance with a pretty young nurse. The author was a laywer who was born on a farm in Wayne County, New York. 8vo. Fiction. 015955

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Winery Dogs of Sonoma, Riordan, Elaine
18 Winery Dogs of Sonoma
Riordan, Elaine
Winery Dogs Publishing 2006 0977304124 / 9780977304127 First Unknown Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean black boards with silver and white lettering on cover and spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Photography by Andrea Jacoby and Heather Zundel. Text by Eline Riordan. Illustrated with maps of wineries in Sonoma County, beautiful full color photos of winery dogs and a few other mascots! 176 pages. Size approx. 11" x 11". Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, very slight fading and surface wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026828

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Potomac Naturalist, Smith, J. Lawrence
19 The Potomac Naturalist
Smith, J. Lawrence
West Virginia McClain Printing Company 1968 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by the author, in clean dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with orange endpapers. Inscribed and signed on front free endpaper by the author: "To Roger and Marilyn Searle, With the kindest regards of the author, John." Illustrated with photographs and drawings by the author. 132 pages. Dust jacket is clean, illustrated with color photo of Autumn across Germany valley in Pendleton County, West Virginia. Photo and bio of author on rear panel. Two short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The author, a native of West Virginia, has focused his attention upon the ecology of the mountainous land atthe headwaters of the Potomac River for a look at the many facets of the natural history of a region of rich and varied natural treasures. 026135

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A Vanished World, Sneller, Anne Gretrude
20 A Vanished World
Sneller, Anne Gretrude
Syracuse, NY Syracuse University Press 1964 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Nancy B. Perkins, Illustrator 
Very clean gold cloth boards with small farmhouse illustration on cover, black title box, silver lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square. Small return address label at top edge of front free endpaper - no other marks. Pages are bright and clean. Story of a rural childhood in Onondaga County, New York. This is the writer's first book, completed at the age of 80 years. Illustrated with drawings by Nancy Perkins. 365 pages. Clean dustjacket has not been price clipped, unchipped, no tears; nice photo and bio of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A beautiful memoir of a childhood in the rural community of Cicero, in Onondaga County, New York, during the last half of the nineteenth century. 027099

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