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An Old Boy Remembers, Adams, John Quincy, D.D.
1 An Old Boy Remembers
Adams, John Quincy, D.D.
Boston Ruth Hill, Publisher 1935 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Signed
Clean brown pebbled cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and SIGNED by Adah N. Adams (author's wife): This books is presented to Mrs. Charles R. Thomas as a memorial to the love and esteem felt for her by the author and his wife. - Adah N. Adams - Aug. 30th, 1940". 125 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has corner chips, shallow loss at top and bottom of spine, a few closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Delightful reminiscenses of a once-typical American home still lit with candles and heated with open fires. 011817

Price: 35.00 USD
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Some Famous American Schools, Adams, Oscar Fay
2 Some Famous American Schools
Adams, Oscar Fay
Boston Dana Estes & Company 1903 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding (signed binding - monogram AMS on cover - Amy M. Sacker). Red cloth boards with orange, blue and black decoration on cover, small blue and black decoration on spine. Tiny spots of wear to corners. Some pages have very faint water mark to top or bottom page edges. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Frontispiece photo of St. Paul's School with tissue guard. Many full page photographic illustrations of schools throughout the book. Preface by the author. 341 pages. Descriptions and photographs of nine American preparatory schools, their history and scholastics. 027866

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3 The American Guide: A Source Book and Complete Travel Guide for the United States
Alsberg, Henry G.
New York Hastings House 1949 Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Dark blue cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Clean boards with two very small faint white spots to front bottom edge and top rear edge (smaller than a pea). Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking, pages and edges are clean. Maps on endpapers. 1348 pgs. with index. Illustrated with maps. Very small P/O label at inside edge of front free endpaper. History, maps and suggested regional tours of the United States of America. 8vo. Americana. 005417

Price: 12.00 USD
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Spanish Texas - Yesterday and Today, Ashford, Gerald
4 Spanish Texas - Yesterday and Today
Ashford, Gerald
Austin/New York Jenkins Publishing Company 1971 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean beige cloth boards with black decorative lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean marbled beige endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 296 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with several short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. This book tells the story of the Spanish heritage in Texas. 8vo. Texas. 012530

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Story of Man in Yellowstone, Beal, Merrill D.
5 The Story of Man in Yellowstone
Beal, Merrill D.
Yellowstone Park, Wyoming Yellowstone Library and Museum Association 1960 Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Revised Edition, SIGNED by author, in illustrated dustjacket. Clean blue cloth boards with silver lettering and decoration on cover, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps. Signed by author on the title page. 320 pp. with index. Illustrated with photographs, drawings and maps. Dustjacket is clean (hint of very faint soiling to rear panel), 1/4" chipping at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A detailed and thorough history of the early explorers and later interesting development of Yellowstone Park. 020245

Price: 40.00 USD
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Gettysburg - The Pictures and the Story, Blocher, David
6 Gettysburg - The Pictures and the Story
Blocher, David
Gettysburg, PA Blocher's 1930 Revised Edition soft cover Near Fine 
Revised Edition (Twenty-second Edition). Very clean brown wraps with silk rope binding intact. Illustrated cover. No chipping or creasing; a few tiny closed edge tears. Oblong book (12" x 9-1/4"). Clean "spider-web" tissue guard at front and rear. 68 pages, illustrated with large black and white photographs. Information on the Gettysburg National Park, map of the Park, history of the battle, monuments, Lincoln's Gettysburg Address on back of rear panel. 021215

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Old England and New England, In A Series of Views Taken on the Spot (Two volumes of the London edition complete in one), Bunn, Alfred
7 Old England and New England, In A Series of Views Taken on the Spot (Two volumes of the London edition complete in one)
Bunn, Alfred
Philadelphia A. Hart, Late Carey and Hart 1853 First Hardcover Good+ No Dust jacket 
Green cloth boards decorated on front and rear boards and spine with blind-stamping, gold lettering on spine. Spine title: Alfred Bunn in America. Very light soiling. 1/4" loss to cloth at base of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Text pages are clean (some dust-speckling to text block edges). Fold-out statistic sheet on Lowell manufacturers. 315 pp. 020775

Price: 30.00 USD
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Rivers of Fortune: Where Maine Tides and Money Flowed, Caldwell, Bill
8 Rivers of Fortune: Where Maine Tides and Money Flowed
Caldwell, Bill
Portland, Maine Guy Gannett Publishing Co. 1983 0930096452 / 9780930096458 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear; very slight fading to edges. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 113 illustrations and maps. 262 text pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears, very slight light rubbing to edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Fascinating story of the great rivers of Maine...the Penobscot, the Kennebec, the Damariscotta and the Saco. This lively book sweeps through 300 years of Maine history, from the days of pioneer settlers to sea captains, river men and lumberjacks, to the merchant princes, shipbuilders and lumber barons who made millions from sawmills, power dams, textiles, luxury yachts and warships. 026850

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Country Living in the Bristol Hills, Campbell, Mark Allen with Ruth Allen Campbell
9 Country Living in the Bristol Hills
Campbell, Mark Allen with Ruth Allen Campbell
Bloomfield, New York Mark's Art (Printed by McNaughton & Gunn, Inc., Saline, Michigan) 1997 First Hardcover Fine no dust jacket 
Very clean large hardcover book. Blue cloth-covered boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Size approx. 8-3/4" x 11-14". Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with historical photographs, drawings. 256 pages. An authentic and fascinating account of life in the Bristol Hills, southeast of Rochester, New York and on the western edge of the Finger Lakes Region in the 19th and early 20th Century. 028146

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A Journey Through The Genesee Country, Finger Lakes Region and Mohawk Valley - from Patrick Campbell's Travels in the Interior Inhabited Parts of North America in the Years 1791 and 1792, Campbell, Patrick
10 A Journey Through The Genesee Country, Finger Lakes Region and Mohawk Valley - from Patrick Campbell's Travels in the Interior Inhabited Parts of North America in the Years 1791 and 1792
Campbell, Patrick
Rochester, NY University of Rochester Libraries 1978 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition in this format in clean original slipcase. Beige boards with brown cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean map-decorated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. With an Introduction by Henry Clune and a Preface by Robert L. Volz. Black and white illustrations. Clean beige paper-covered slipcase with marbled title paste on, gold lettering. No fading, no cracking or chipping, as new. 028096

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Dark Trees to the Wind - A Cycle of York State Years, Carmer, Carl
11 Dark Trees to the Wind - A Cycle of York State Years
Carmer, Carl
New York William Sloane 1949 First Hardcover Very Good very good Jacket Signed
"First Printing" stated on copyright page in unclipped dustjacket, SIGNED by the author. Clean beige cloth boards decorated with green wrap-around forest scene (a couple of pinhead size spots to rear gutter). No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean; front free endpaper has some glue residue from old bookplate. Signed "Carl Carmer" on front free endpaper. Black and white illustrations by John O'Hara Cosgrave II. 370 pages. Illustrated dustjacket designed by John O'Hara Cosgrave II has slight age-toning, shallow edge chipping and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027639

Price: 30.00 USD
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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
12 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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The Black Hills and their incredible characters - A Chronicle and A Guide, Casey, Robert J.
13 The Black Hills and their incredible characters - A Chronicle and A Guide
Casey, Robert J.
Bobbs-Merrill Company 1949 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Clean hardcover book in unclipped original dust jacket, complete with "The Guide" in rear pocket. Unfaded green cloth boards with bright gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear, except for tiny bump to front board edge. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with beautiful black and white photographs. 383 pages with index. "The Guide" in rear pocket is in perfect condition, gives information on mileages, roads, scenic wonders, monuments, etc. Clean illustrated dust jacket is not price clipped, has a few small edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Historically the author traces the chronicle of the Black Hills from their opening to whites and the rush for gold in 1874--the rise and fall of boom towns, the change to cow towns, to agricultural towns, and the gradual metamorphosis into towns of the more modern era. Casey tells the story of the characters who made Black Hills History, from Custer and Wild Bill and Calamity Jane to Calvin Coolidge and Gutzon Borglum. 026657

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Stars in the Water: The story of the Erie Canal, Condon, George E
14 Stars in the Water: The story of the Erie Canal
Condon, George E
Garden City, New York Doubleday 1974 0385066422 / 9780385066426 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean gray cloth boards with brown cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Black and white illustrations. 38 pages with index. Clean illustrated jacket has very shallow chipping at spine ends, a few short closed edge tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 028133

Price: 20.00 USD
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A Ride to Niagara in 1809, Cooper, Thomas
15 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: 25.00 USD
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Exploration in Texas, Ancient & Otherwise with Thoughts on the Nature of Evidence, Davis, John L.
16 Exploration in Texas, Ancient & Otherwise with Thoughts on the Nature of Evidence
Davis, John L.
San Antonio, TX The University of Texas 1984 086701-018-5 / 9780867010183 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, signed by author, in clean dust jacket. Very clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No previous owner names or bookplates. Clean orange-brown endpapers. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on half-title page. 136 pgs. with index. Illustrated with maps, photographs and drawings. Clean dustjacket has slight edge wear, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8-1/2 x 10-1/2". 010903

Price: 65.00 USD
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Wild, Woolly & Wicked - The History of the Kansas Cow Towns and the Texas Cattle Trade, Drago, Harry Sinclair
17 Wild, Woolly & Wicked - The History of the Kansas Cow Towns and the Texas Cattle Trade
Drago, Harry Sinclair
New York Clarkson N. Potter 1960 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original dustjacket. Clean mauve cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean map-illustrated endpapers. Small previous owner name on half-title page; no other marks. 354 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has very shallow chipping at top spine edge (under 1/16"), hint of very light rubbing. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Complete and accurate story of the hell-roaring Kansas cowtowns--the brief violent lives of Abilene, Ellsworth, Newton, Wichita, Caldwell and Dodge City. 018160

Price: 20.00 USD
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Leschi of the Nisquallies, Emmons, Della Gould
18 Leschi of the Nisquallies
Emmons, Della Gould
Minneapolis T. S. Denison & Co. 1965 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Signed
Clean rust brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Hint of surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binfing is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers are ilustrated with maps; no names, writing or marks. 416 pgs. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on back of front free endpaper; also inscribed and SIGNED by C. E. Hutchin, Jr. to whom the book is dedicated by the author. Dustjacket has very light soiling, very small chip at lower spine corner and lower spine tip, small price clip to front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of Leschi, the bold, advetnurous Nisqually brave who wielded vast influence over his people and lived with his tribe in peaceful association with the British traders at Fort Nisqually until the Boston settlers pushed north to Puget Sound. 8vo. Native American. 013184

Price: 65.00 USD
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Papa Was Positive, Estey, Emily
19 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

Price: 15.00 USD
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American Guide Series: Rochester and Monroe County - A History and Guide, Federal Writers' Project Works Progress Administration
20 American Guide Series: Rochester and Monroe County - A History and Guide
Federal Writers' Project Works Progress Administration
Rochester, New York Scrantom's / The City of Rochester and The Genesee Book Club 1937 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Clean hardcover book with faux leather burgundy hardcover binding, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fading, bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Foreword by Harry L. Hopkins. Illustrated with three wonderful large fold-out maps (all present), smaller maps, photographs. 460 pages with index. 028098

Price: 35.00 USD
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