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Canal Town, Adams, Samuel Hopkins
1 Canal Town
Adams, Samuel Hopkins
New York Random House 1944 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Third printing in clean illustrated dust jacket. Very nice copy. Light blue cloth boards with gold and dark blue lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with previous owner name on front free endpaper. 466 pages. Clean illustrated dust jacket designed by William Sharp is not price clipped (2.75 on front inside flap), has very slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A romantic novel about a young doctor coming to Palmyra, New York and set against the building of the Erie Canal. 026626

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Sunshine Rose - The Story of A Shetland Pony, Beaty, John Y.
2 Sunshine Rose - The Story of A Shetland Pony
Beaty, John Y.
Chicago Thomas S. Rockwell Co. 1931 First Hardcover Fine Good+ Jacket Don Nelson, Illustrator 
First Edition in unclipped original dust jacket. Very clean blue cloth boards with red lettering on cover and spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings by Don Nelson. 64 pages. Color illustrated dust jacket is not price clipped, has 1" chip at top spine edge, a few short closed edge tears, separated along front flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Shetland pony (Sunshine Rose) came to Mosely Hill Farm when Roberta was very sick, and played an important part in her recovery. There is an exciting adventure with a wolf, and another when both pony and rider were engulfed in a snowbank. There is another that combines the interest of a treasure hunt with the mystery of a hidden cave. 026444

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Beach Holidays from Portugal to Israel, Bernarde, Melvin and Anita
3 Beach Holidays from Portugal to Israel
Bernarde, Melvin and Anita
New York Dodd Mead 1974 0-396-06891-X / 9780396068914 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket Signed
Clean black cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. SIGNED by authors and dated on front free endpaper. 272 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs and maps. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A lively, informal guide to carefully chosen beaches in Portugal, Spain, France, Sardinia, Elba, Yugoslavia, Malta, Cyprus, Turkey and Israel. Included are both low cost lodgings and luxury hotels, pristine beaches and active social spots. Basic information on transportation, climate, points of interest, accomodations and more. 8vo. Travel. 008193

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Country Living in the Bristol Hills, Campbell, Mark Allen with Ruth Allen Campbell
4 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
5 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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My Kind of Country - Favorite Writings About New York, Carmer, Carl
6 My Kind of Country - Favorite Writings About New York
Carmer, Carl
New York David McKay Company 1966 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with small previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. 272 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has wear to corners and spine ends, a few short closed edge tears. Photo portrait of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author's writings on New York State spanning thirty years, from Niagara to Montauk Point. They consist of folklore, character sketches, ghost stories, tall stories, pieces on regional history. 024131

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The Finger Lakes of New York, Charles Harrington
7 The Finger Lakes of New York
Charles Harrington
New York Norfleet Press 1996 0964993414 / 9780964993419 First Paperback Fine 
Fine large paperback (size approx. 9" x 11"). No fading, creasing, or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Stated First Edition with full number line indicating first printing. Gorgeous full color photographs of the Finger Lakes region by Charles Harrington. Introduction by Carol Kammen. 144 pages with index. 027696

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The Finger Lakes Region of New York: A View from Above, Charles W. Feil III; Ernest A. Rose
8 The Finger Lakes Region of New York: A View from Above
Charles W. Feil III; Ernest A. Rose
Scarborough, Maine VFA Publishing 2005 0971406723 / 9780971406728 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Beautiful hardcover book and dust jacket - as new condition. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean black endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated throughout with gorgeous full color photographs taken from the air with the discerning eye of an artist. Includes wonderful information on the wineries of the area as well. 160 pages. 027694

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Main Street Beat, Clune, Henry W.
9 Main Street Beat
Clune, Henry W.
New York W. W. Norton 1947 First Hardcover Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original dust jacket. Gray cloth boards with red lettering on spine. Light soiling. No fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Small previous owner name in top corner of front free endpaper. Pages and edges are clean. 269 pages. Dust jacket with price intact (2.75 on front inside flap), has very shallow chipping at top spine edge (1/8"), minor stain to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025555

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Main Street Beat, Clune, Henry W.
10 Main Street Beat
Clune, Henry W.
New York W. W. Norton 1947 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Stated FIRST EDITION in original unclipped jacket, SIGNED by the author. Unfaded clean gray cloth boards with red lettering on spine. Two tiny pin-head size holes to front spine gutter; no other wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Signed "Henry W. Clune" on front free endpaper. 269 pages. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped (2.75 on front inside flap), has shallow chipping along top edge (1/4" depth max.), a few very short closed edge tears. Author photo and bio on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024936

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Stars in the Water: The story of the Erie Canal, Condon, George E
11 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

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Stars in the water: The story of the Erie Canal, Condon, George E.
12 Stars in the water: The story of the Erie Canal
Condon, George E.
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1974 0385066422 / 9780385066426 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Later printing of the first edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean gray cloth boards with brown 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 and bright, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with drawings. 338 pages with index. Clean illustrated dust jacket is not price clipped, hint of very slight fading to spine, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Fascinating history of the construction of the Erie Canal between 1817 and 1825. 026480

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13 Growing Up Black
David, Jay (editor)
New York William Morrow & Co. 1968 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean gray boards with black cloth spine, red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. Red endpapers. Small inscription on front free endpaper. 256 pgs. Clean dustjacket is price clipped, has some corner wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Black Interest. 008396

Price: 10.00 USD
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Peter and George and Uncle Henry, Delavan, Elizabeth
14 Peter and George and Uncle Henry
Delavan, Elizabeth
New York Carleton Press 1982 0806219076 / 9780806219073 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Shirley Patterson, Illustrator Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by author, in unclipped dust jacket. Very clean unfaded blue-green cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. Signed by author on half-title page: "With best wishes - Elizabeth Delavan." Illustrated with drawings by Shirley Patterson. Printed card from publisher with information about the book laid in. 48 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, very slight fading to edges; nice photo and bio of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A story for young readers about two boys who learn about the Indians who lived in Upstate New York. 027545

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Beautiful Upon the Mountains, Edmunds, Murrell
15 Beautiful Upon the Mountains
Edmunds, Murrell
South Brunswick, NJ Thomas Yoseloff 1966 Later Printing Hard Cover Good+ Good+ Jacket Signed
Blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, light soiling. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers. Inscribed and SIGNED and dated by author on half-title page. 188 pgs. Dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, one 1" tear at base of front flap fold, some staining to jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 011728

Price: 20.00 USD
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American Guide Series: Rochester and Monroe County - A History and Guide, Federal Writers' Project Works Progress Administration
16 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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Skinner's Drift, Fugard, Lisa
17 Skinner's Drift
Fugard, Lisa
New York Scribner 2006 0-7432-7299-4 / 9780743272995 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean orange boards with clean black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears; slightest hint of edgewear at base of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Highly praised author's first novel, a suspenseful political and human interest tale set in South Africa. 8vo. Fiction. 014807

Price: 30.00 USD
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Inevitable Journey, Galloway, Donald
18 Inevitable Journey
Galloway, Donald
London Muller 1974 0584101457 / 9780584101454 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with green lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright (previous owner name and brief note neatly penned on front free endpaper). Illustrated with black and white plates. 170 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is price clipped at corner of front inside flap; unchipped, no tears; nice photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Having thoroughly explored the fiels of parapsychology, spiritualism and allied subjects for well over twenty years, Don Galloway's personal interest lies mainly in the spiritual implications of these fields leading to a particular way of life - making the most of the nature and potential of Man's spirit. 025486

Price: 100.00 USD
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The Story of the Canandaigua Street Railway Company, The Canandaigua Electric Light and Railway Company, Ontario Light and Traction Company and the Rochester and Eastern Rapid Railway, Gordon, William R.
19 The Story of the Canandaigua Street Railway Company, The Canandaigua Electric Light and Railway Company, Ontario Light and Traction Company and the Rochester and Eastern Rapid Railway
Gordon, William R.
Rochester, New York William R. Gordon 1953 First Paperback Very Good 
Paperback (cover is illustrated card stock) - size approx. 5-3/4" x 9". No chipping or tears. Light soiling to cover. Binding is tight, all pages are clean. No names, writing or marks. Well illustrated with historical photographs, drawings. 107 pages. 027652

Price: 12.00 USD
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20 A Different Kind of Christmas
Haley, Alex
Doubleday Nov. 1988 1988 0-385-26043-1 / 9780385260435 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
101 pgs. Fine in Fine DJ - archival quality mylar cover Very clean, crisp with no names or writing inside. By the author of ROOTS. Bright clean dustjacket is unchipped, unclipped.Christmas. 002142

Price: 10.00 USD
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