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John True, Or, The Christian Experience of an Honest Boy, Anonymous
1 John True, Or, The Christian Experience of an Honest Boy
Anonymous
New York Harper & Brothers 1856 First Hardcover Very Good+ 
Red cloth boards with hint of very light soiling. Blind stamped decoration on front and rear board. Tiny spots of wear at corner tips and spine ends. Binding is tight, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Pale yellow endpapers, with previous owner name, date and place neatly penned on front free endpaper (LeRoy, NY 1861). Illustrated. 160 pages. Approx. size: 5-1/2" x 7" From the "Harper's Story Book" series. 023760

Price: 35.00 USD
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Alas, Poor Yorick!, BIll, Alfred H.
2 Alas, Poor Yorick!
BIll, Alfred H.
Boston Little Brown 1927 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, with 1927 on title page, "Published September, 1927" on copyright page. Clean unfaded rust brown ribbed cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Hint of slightest surface wear to spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Lovely frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. 263 pgs. Illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, has some very shallow edge chipping, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Historical romance and intrigue woven around the character of "Parson Yorick", one of the most illustrious clergymen of literary genius in England. 8vo. Historical Fiction. 016361

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3 The High Commission: A Romance of the Spanish-American War
Cantwell, Fredericka Spangler
London/New York F. Tennyson Neely 1899 First Hard Cover Near Fine No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering, silver ruling on cover and spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright, no foxing or browning. No names or bookplates. 240 pgs. 005613

Price: 20.00 USD
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I Always Liked It Here: Reminiscences of a Rochesterian, Clune, Henry W.
4 I Always Liked It Here: Reminiscences of a Rochesterian
Clune, Henry W.
Rochester, NY Friends Of The University Of Rochester Libraries 1983 0961082402 / 9780961082406 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by the author, in dust jacket. Clean gray cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Signed on front free endpaper by author: "Henry Clune". Newspaper article about the author is laid in. 377 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, one short closed edge tear. Great photo of the author with his dog on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A charming and entertaining book about the author's life in Rochester, NY. Clune was the author of six fine novels as well as a volume in the Rivers of America Series (The Genesee, 1963). 027111

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Blow Desert Winds!, Corcoran, William
5 Blow Desert Winds!
Corcoran, William
New York D. Appleton-Century Company 1935 First Hardcover Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in original unclipped dust jacket. Very scarce western fiction, particularly in dust jacket. Moderately soiled green cloth boards with blue lettering on cover and spine. No fraying, binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. A bookshop went overboard stamping their name and address on front and rear endpapers (Hutton's Corner Book Store, Canandaigua, NY), otherwise, pages are clean, with (1) on last page of text signifying first printing. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), with some very small nicks, scrapes and tiny chips to edges. Overall a very good and bright scarce jacket. 027448

Price: 50.00 USD
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Deadly Contact, Dean, Amber
6 Deadly Contact
Dean, Amber
Garden City Crime Club/Doubleday 1963 First Hard Cover Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition, signed by author. Red cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Small water marks to two edges of back board. No fraying or wear, front board very slightly bowed. Binding is tight, no cracking; page and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed by author: "Paul Dolan - with affection from Amber Dean - No author ever had as much cooperation as you have given me on this story--I'll never be this lucky again - Thank you." 190 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight wear at top and bottom spine edge, two very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A suspenseful murder mystery set in Rochester, New York. 8vo. Mystery. 016647

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7 A Little Book of Western Verse
Field, Eugene
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1894 Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering and decoration on cover, gilt lettering on spine. No fraying, very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. Tasteful bookplate on front fixed endpaper. Old article from NY Times on Eugene Fields (1901) glued in (folds out) at rear endpapers--has resulted in offset shadow to facing blank endpaper page. 202 pgs.Poetry. 008845

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The Normalian - 1932 (Volume XII), Foote, Clara F. (Editor)
8 The Normalian - 1932 (Volume XII)
Foote, Clara F. (Editor)
Geneseo, NY Senior Class - State Normal School 1932 First 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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The Woodstock Murders, Froscher, Jon
9 The Woodstock Murders
Froscher, Jon
Woodstock & New York Overlook Press 1998 0-87951-858-8 / 9780879518585 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Clean unfaded black boards with clean black cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Tiny spot (remainder mark) on bottom page edges. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 247 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A celebrated show couple move from hectic Manhattan to their new home into the small, peaceful community of Woodstock, NY with their gay personal secretary Buddy Keepman, their new life life of tranquil existence doesn't last very long. Lucille Driver, wife and mother of three of the most devious men in town is found hacked to death by a weed cutter on their property, and the list of suspects is long. 8vo. Mystery. 017255

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Digest of the Decisions, Laws, Rulings, Etc., of the Great Council of the United States, Improved Order of Red Men, G.S.D. 408
10 Digest of the Decisions, Laws, Rulings, Etc., of the Great Council of the United States, Improved Order of Red Men
G.S.D. 408
Great Council of the United States 1899 First 
Very clean small hardcover book - size approx. 6-1/2" x 4-1/4". Dark blue cloth covered boards with blind-stamped decoration, bright gold lettering on cover. Small area of wear-through at base of front board, two very small spots of wear at top spine edge. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with rose red top-stained page edges. Previous owner neatly penned on front free endpaper "Arietta Tribe #175 - Gloversville, NY." 124 pages. The Improved Order of Red Men is a fraternal organization established on North America in 1834. Their rituals and regalia are modeled after those assumed by white men of the era to be used by American Indians. Despite the name, the order was formed solely by, and for, white men.[2] The organization claimed a membership of about half a million in 1935, but has declined to a little more than 15,000. (Taken from Wikipedia) 027613

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The 100 Most Notable Cornellians, Kramnick, Isaac; Moore, R. Laurence; Altschuler, Glenn C.
11 The 100 Most Notable Cornellians
Kramnick, Isaac; Moore, R. Laurence; Altschuler, Glenn C.
Ithaca, NY Cornell Univ Press 2003 0801439582 / 9780801439582 First Hardcover Fine fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Very clean red cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 254 pp. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, unclipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 018234

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North Star Conspiracy, Monfredo, Miriam Grace
12 North Star Conspiracy
Monfredo, Miriam Grace
New York St. Martin's Press 1993 0-312-09355-1 / 9780312093556 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Clean black boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or fading, hint of very slight wear to corners at base of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front free endpaper: "4/20/93 - For Ruth McGuire - Hope you enjoy this view of western New York. - Best Regards, Miriam Grace Monfredo." 322 pgs. with historical notes. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, hint of slightest edge wear and a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. By the author of "Seneca Falls Inheritance", this book is again set in Seneca Falls, NY just before the civil war and encompasses historical events involving women's rights, the underground railroad as well as an engrossing mystery. 8vo. Mystery. 015353

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Souvenir of the Dedication of the New York State Education Building - Albany, October 15, 16, 17, 1912, New York State Education Department
13 Souvenir of the Dedication of the New York State Education Building - Albany, October 15, 16, 17, 1912
New York State Education Department
Albany, NY State of New York Education Department 1912 Paperback Fine 
Beautiful softcover souvenir book in it's original onionskin wrapper AND original lidded box. Very clean brown wraps with circular gold seal of the NY Education Department, white lettering. No wear. All pages and edges are clean, with clean marbled endpapers. Illustrated with photographs. 82 pages. Box is clean, sturdy, no cracks, a few edge nicks. Size: approx. 7-1/2" x 10-1/2" 023925

Price: 30.00 USD
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Excuse My Dust, Partridge, Bellamy
14 Excuse My Dust
Partridge, Bellamy
New York Whittlesey House 1943 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Stephen J. Voorhies, Illustrator Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by the author, in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with red title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright, with author's signature in blue ink on front free endpaper. No other marks. Illustrated by Stephen J. Voorhies. 359 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is not price clipped (2.75 on front inside flap), has a few very small edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. WHen the first automobiles came chugging up Main Street in the home town of the Cokuntry Lawyer, driving the horses up the telephone poles and raising an intolerable dust, they overturned the old order of country life with the violence of an invading army. It is of these turbulent days when sparkplugs and miles-per--gallon were first becoming current in Phelps, NY, that Bellamy Partridge is writing in "Excuse My Dust," the last in the "Country Lawyer" and "Big Family" trilogy. 025354

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Of Double Interest Because the Author Is a Twin  an Autobiography, Remington, Carolyn Lyon
15 Of Double Interest Because the Author Is a Twin an Autobiography
Remington, Carolyn Lyon
Rochester, NY C.L. Remington 1986 0961736909 / 9780961736903 First Book Fine near fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by author. Very clean gray cloth boards with bright gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, no fading, no wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "To Kate Louise Trahey, A dear, life long friend - With best wishes for a Happy New Year! - Much Love, Carolyn Lyon Remington (May) - Jan. 5th, 1987." 351 pp. Book review from the Brighton-Pittsford Post laid in. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, unclipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 017795

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Frederic Remington's Own West, Remington, Frederic (Edited by Harold McCracken)
16 Frederic Remington's Own West
Remington, Frederic (Edited by Harold McCracken)
New York Dial Press 1960 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Frederick Remington, Illustrator Signed
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket, inscribed and SIGNED on front free endpaper by Harold McCracken to Bob Rockwell (Robert Rockwell, founder of the Rockwell Gallery of Western Art in Corning, New York) - association copy. "To my very good friend Bob Rockwell - These articles & stories by Frederic Remington are a wonderful background for the Western Americana art in which you and I are so deeply interested. I do hope you enjoy them. - Sincerely, Harold McCracken - Cody, Wyoming July 6/61." Book is clean unfaded brown cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Black and white illustrations throughout by Frederic Remington. 254 pages. Brochure from The Rockwell Gallery of Western Art, Corning, NY is laid in. Dust jacket is unclipped (7.50 on front inside flap), has very slight edge wear, slight age-toning. Full page portrait of Frederic Remington on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The great western artist's eyewitness accounts of his expeditions and adventures on the frontier, with his illustrations. 024986

Price: 150.00 USD
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Poet on A Scooter, Roskolenko, Harry
17 Poet on A Scooter
Roskolenko, Harry
New York Dial Press 1958 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean bright original dust jacket. Yellow cloth boards with red cloth spine, black lettering on spine. Clean book, no bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with map-illustrated endpapers (small Xmas date and name at top corner of front free endpaper). 304 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, with a few tiny closed edge tears, nice photo of author on rear panel (with his scooter, pouring himself a gin with a cigarette hanging out of his mouth); small faint water stain on spine edge (size of a quarter). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Henry Roskolenko has published five volumes of poetry and one novel. Hew was born in NY City in 1907 and has been a hobo, an itinerant worker in wheat fields, a sailor and second mate, the law librarian of a New York City legal firm, a draw-bridge operator, a script writer for the Voice of America, a foreign correspondent in Indochina, and has lived all over the world. 026099

Price: 100.00 USD
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18 Bird Ambulance
Thomas, Arline
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1971 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean blue-black boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages are clean and bright. Beautifully illustrated with photographs. 131 pgs. Very small P/O label at top corner of front free endpaper. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped, with two very tiny closed edge tears to bottom of rear panel (under 1/16"). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of a woman living in Queens, NY who became a wildlife rehabilitator and volunteer with the Manhattan-based bird-saving corps of the Audubon Society. 8vo. Wildlife . 005268

Price: 14.00 USD
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19 Vietnam Doctor
Turpin, Dr. James W. With Al Hirshberg
McGraw Hill Book Co. 1966 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Very clean dark blue boards with clean beige spine, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. INSCRIBED and signed by author in the following manner: "Any man's death diminishes me - J. Donne - Jim Turpin, M.D. - Project Concern". Illustrated with photographs. NY State Jaycee Distinguished Service Awards Luncheon brochure honoring Dr. Jim Turpin enclosed (photograph of Turpin on brochure). Dustjacket is clean and bright, has not been price clipped, is unchipped with a mere hint of wear at corners. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 006306

Price: 25.00 USD
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20 The Fair God
Wallace, Lew
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1901 Reprint Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket Eric Pape, Illustrator 
Signed binding (BS). Decorated beige cloth boards (green and reddish brown decoration on cover, small green decoration on spine.) Hint of wear to one corner tip; no bumping or fraying. Slightest hint of soiling. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Ex-library, with some library markings (no edge markings, small plate at top corner of front fixed endpaper (Holland Library, Alexandria Bay, NY), rear fixed endpaper has clean sleeve from Holland library, rear free endpaper has check-out chart tipped in with no writing. Illustrations by Eric Pape. 586 pages. 021822

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