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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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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
2 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
3 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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4 The Binghams of Louisville: The Dark History Behind One of America's Great Fortunes
Chandler, David Leon with Mary Voelz Chandler
New York Crown Publishers 1987 0-517-56895-0 / 9780517568958 First Hard Cover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean blue boards with black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Mere hint of fading to extreme board edges. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 292 pgs. with index. Genealogical family tree on endpapers. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 009625

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The Finger Lakes of New York, Charles Harrington
5 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
6 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.
7 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.
8 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.
9 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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Peter and George and Uncle Henry, Delavan, Elizabeth
10 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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Waterfalls and Gorges of the Finger Lakes, Doeffinger, Derek
11 Waterfalls and Gorges of the Finger Lakes
Doeffinger, Derek
Ithaca, New York McBooks Press 2002 0935526242 / 9780935526240 Second printing Paperback Fine 
Very clean large paperback in excellent, as-new condition. Size approx. 9" x 12". Clean bright photo-illustrated cover. No creasing, curling or wear. Binding is tight, all pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with beautiful full color photographs, a geology primer on the area, map of the Finger Lakes region, details on ten gorges to visit, suggested reading. 128 pages. 027701

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The Song of a Dark Angel, Doherty, P. C.
12 The Song of a Dark Angel
Doherty, P. C.
London Headline Book Publishing 1994 0747208751 / 9780747208754 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, first printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. Black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fading or fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean but slightly tanned, small black dot on top text block page edges. 249 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, price clip at lower corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. In November, 1302, Sir Hugh Corbett, King Edward I's Keeper of the Secret Seal, together with his manservant, Ranulf, and messanger, Maltote, are sent to Mortlake Manor in the icy wastes of Norfolk to confrontevil. A man's headless corpse has been found o nthe beach, the head impaled on a pole; at the same time, the pretty young wife of a local baker is found hanging from a gallows. Corbett is soon drawn into the mysteries of the place with its strange lights at sea and from the cliff tops, and the death of an old nun. 028081

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American Guide Series: Rochester and Monroe County - A History and Guide, Federal Writers' Project Works Progress Administration
13 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

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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.
14 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

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Local Anaesthetic, Grass, Gunter
15 Local Anaesthetic
Grass, Gunter
New York Harcourt Brace & World 1970 0-15-152957-4 / 9780151529575 Later Printing Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean yellow cloth boards with brown lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean brown endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 284 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 012014

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16 Open Door to the Great Lakes (Their Beginning, Exploration, and Lore)
Gringhuis, Dirk
New York Duell, Sloan & Pearce 1966 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Illustrated By Author 
Clean dark navy cloth boards with metallic green lettering on spine. No bumping or surface wear. Binding is tight and square. Endpapers illustrated with Great Lakes region and dated figures depicting various elements of early American history. Pages are very clean and bright; no writing or marks. With several illustrations and photographs. 141 pgs. with index. Dustjacket is not price clipped, light wear to fold edges, some minor surface chipping to edges at top/base of spine, short closed edge tears at folds.. Rear panel is moderately soiled. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. Great Lakes. 014679

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Going Local, Harrison, Jamie
17 Going Local
Harrison, Jamie
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Hyperion Books 1996 0-7868-6108-8 / 9780786861088 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with first edition stated and full number line on copyright page. Very clean orange boards with clean green cloth spine, bright metallic 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. 323 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A murder occurs as a Montana town is gearing up for their 4th of July rodeo, and Jules Clement investigates. Author's second book. 6-1/2" x 9-1/2". Mystery. 016984

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18 James W. Wadsworth, Jr.: A Biographical Sketch
Holthusen, Henry F.
New York/London G. P. Putnam's 1926 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Dark blue ribbed cloth boards with green lettering on spine. No fraying, very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Decorated endpapers. Frontis photograph portrait of Wadsworth with tissue guard (tissue guard has some edge chipping). Additional photographs throughout. 243 pgs. with index. 8vo. Local Interest. 008718

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Retreat and Recall - A Novel of the American Revolution, Hopkins, Joseph G. E.
19 Retreat and Recall - A Novel of the American Revolution
Hopkins, Joseph G. E.
New York Charles Scribner 1966 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good++ Jacket John Tenniel, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing, with "A" present on copyright page, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean golden brown cloth boards with small drum decoration on cover, red metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 223 pp. Clean jacket is not price clipped (4.50 on front inside flap), unchipped, slightest hint of edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A seperate self-contained story as well as a sequel to the author's first novel, "Patriot's Progress." Continues the adventures of John Frayne, a young Massachusetts doctor who, after attempting to stay neutral, finally chose the side of the colonists and volunteered his services as a doctor with the Continental Army. Action takes place in 1776-7 and the scene is New York. 019520

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Heaven's Ditch: God, Gold, and Murder on the Erie Canal, Kelly, Jack
20 Heaven's Ditch: God, Gold, and Murder on the Erie Canal
Kelly, Jack
New York St. Martin's Press 2016 1137280093 / 9781137280091 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean white boards with red metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 290 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A riveting look at the construction of the erie Canal and the visionaries along its banks who changed the course of American History. 027498

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