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Seneca Lake  Past, Present, and Future, Sisler, Carol U.
101 Seneca Lake Past, Present, and Future
Sisler, Carol U.
Ithaca, NY Enterprise Publishing 1995 0962390437 / 9780962390432 First Paperback Very Good+ Signed
Clean softcover book, SIGNED by author (signed simply Carol U. Sisler on title page). Size approx. 8-1/2" x 11". Color wrap-around illustrated cover is clean, one tiny chip (smaller than a grain of rice) at base of rear panel. All pages and edges are clean. Small previous owner bookplate at top edge of first page. Beautifully illustrated with black and white photographs, drawings. 144 pages with index. A host of intriguing information on the largest and deepest of the Finger Lakes in New York. The history, mystery, and natural wonders of the lake are fully explored. 027693

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Saranac - A Story of Lake Champlain, Smith, John Talbot
102 Saranac - A Story of Lake Champlain
Smith, John Talbot
New York Benziger Brothers 1897 Third edition Hardcover Fine no dust jacket 
Beautifully clean book published in 1897 (third edition) - forest green ribbed cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. No fading, fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 280 pages. A novel set in Saranac, New York in the late 1800's. 025367

Price: 35.00 USD
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A Vanished World, Sneller, Anne Gretrude
103 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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104 American Moderns: Bohemian New York and the Creation of a New Century
Stansell, Christine
New York Metropolitan Books 2000 0-8050-4847-2 / 9780805048476 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean black boards with silver lettering on spine. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 420 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, unclipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. New York City. 009728

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The Finger Lakes Region of New York - A Photographic Portrait, Stearns, Kevin
105 The Finger Lakes Region of New York - A Photographic Portrait
Stearns, Kevin
Rockport, Massachusetts Twin Lights Publishers 2005 1885435568 / 9781885435569 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean bright unchipped dust jacket. Clean dark green cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Light blue endpapers are clean, no names, writing or marks. Gorgeous full color photographs throughout of the Finger Lakes region by Kevin Stearns. 128 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Captures all the beauty of the region from its waterfalls and wildflowers to some of the beautiful architecture in the area. 027697

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The Fort in the Wilderness, Strobeck, Katherine M.
106 The Fort in the Wilderness
Strobeck, Katherine M.
Sylvan Beach, NY North Country Books 1978 0-932052-16-9 / 9780932052162 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Printing, SIGNED by author, in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean dark blue cloth boards with bright 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 illustrated endpapers (detailed diagram of Fort Stanwix). No previous owner markings. Signed on title page by author: "Katherine M. Strobeck". Illustrated by Emerson Lamb. 83 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (5.95 on front inside flap), has very light soiling, two short closed edge tears, no chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A fascinating book written for children, but many adults will be unable to put it down. A story of true adventure, based on Mohawk Valley, New York history and the Oriskany-Fort Stanwix campaign in 1777. 026877

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Ruggles' Regiment - The 122nd New York Volunteers in the American Civil War, Swinfen, David B
107 Ruggles' Regiment - The 122nd New York Volunteers in the American Civil War
Swinfen, David B
Hanover and London University Press Of New England 1982 0874512301 / 9780874512304 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, in clean dustjacket. Clean unfaded brown cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Very small newsprint note lightly glued to front fixed endpaper (regarding flags of the 122nd Regiment). 159 pp. with index. Illustrated with black and white period drawings. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, has 1" closed tear at top front flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020651

Price: 18.00 USD
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The Eternal Hills, Tanney, Donna Spooner
108 The Eternal Hills
Tanney, Donna Spooner
Brookfield, NY Homestead Books 1975 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket Signed
Very clean brown cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers (map on front endpapers; family tree on rear endpapers). Inscribed and SIGNED BY AUTHOR on copyright page. Relevant newspaper articles taped to verso of front free endpaper, small article pasted to half title with note penned beside it. All text pages, text block edges are clean and bright. 217 pgs. Illustrated with historical photographs and maps. Clean illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, unfaded, unchipped, no tears, hint of very light surface rubbing at top front panel edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Upstate New York. 014839

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109 Joseph Brant (Thayendanegea)
Thomas, Howard
Prospect, NY Prospect Books 1973 0-913710-04-0 / 9780913710043 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean red cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Hint of very slight surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. No other marks. 176 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has shallow chipping at top and bottom of spine edge, several small edge chips and short closed tears, light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of the influential Mohawk Indian Chief, Joseph Brant. 8vo. Native American. 014841

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Tales from the Adirondack Foothills, Thomas, Howard
110 Tales from the Adirondack Foothills
Thomas, Howard
Prospect, NY Prospect Books 1956 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Small neatly penned previous owner inscription on front free endpaper, slight browning to endpapers. Illustrated with drawings by John Mahaffy. 150 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, has a few closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027629

Price: 15.00 USD
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111 Campus Shadows
Trott, H. W.
Hemlock, NY Crosset and Williams 1946 Cloth Bds Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Signed
VG+ SIGNED BY AUTHOR Blue cloth, gilt lettering. Fictionalized autobiography of a Doctor practicing in the Finger Lakes region of Upstate New York. Some wear to lettering on front cover. Decorated endpapers. Clean and tight.Upstate New York. 001232

Price: 10.00 USD
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June in September, Van Voorhis, Linda Lyon
112 June in September
Van Voorhis, Linda Lyon
Rochester, NY Linda Lyon Van Voorhis 1973 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Clean unfaded yellow cloth boards with orange lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Inscribed and SIGNED by author on front free endpaper: "To Patty Leyland-Naylor with fond greetings from Linda Lyon Van Voorhis - June 4, 1973." 136 pgs. illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, has several very short closed edge tears, fading to spine. Author's photo in youth and age on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8" x 11-1/4". Poetry. 016651

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The Silver Spoon, Wadsworth, James J.
113 The Silver Spoon
Wadsworth, James J.
Geneva, NY W. F. Humphrey Press 1980 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. Hint of slightest surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 306 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Dustjacket has very light soiling, shallow chipping at top and bottom of spine edge, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Biography. 014239

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114 Manhattan Kaleidoscope: Impressions of New York from 1870 to 1945
Weitenkampf, Frank
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1947 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 290 pgs. with index. "A" on copyright page indicating first edition. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edgewear, shallow edge chipping, slight superficial rubbing. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 vo.. New York City. 010976

Price: 15.00 USD
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Wine Tour of the Finger Lakes - Where to Stop, What to Taste, and What to Buy in New York State's Premier Wine Region, Wells, Grady
115 Wine Tour of the Finger Lakes - Where to Stop, What to Taste, and What to Buy in New York State's Premier Wine Region
Wells, Grady
Ithaca, NY McBooks Press 2004 1590130766 / 9781590130766 First Paperback Near Fine 
First Printing of this lovely guide to the wineries of the Finger Lakes. Clean softcover book with French flaps, no chipping, curling or creasing. Beautiful full color photographs by Kristian S. Reynolds. Foreword by George E. Pataki. Glossary, map and guide to the Finger Lakes area in rear + all you need to know about each of the wineries and their specialties covered in this book. 159 pages. 027240

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New York State - Yesterday and Today, Wheeler, Mary A.
116 New York State - Yesterday and Today
Wheeler, Mary A.
New York Charles Scribner 1935 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Jacket 
First Printing, with "A" appearing on the copyright page. Clean blue cloth boards with orange lettering on cover and spine. Small spots of fraying at base of spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with map-illustrated endpapers. Small previous owner name neatly penned at top of front free endpaper. Well illustrated with wonderful historic photographs, drawings. Introduction by Dixon Ryan Fox. 432 pages with index. 025717

Price: 15.00 USD
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Tony's World: The Recollections of a Pilot, a Sailor, an Ice-Boater, a Skier, a Bobsledder, a Winemaker, a Museum Director--And a Natural Storyteller, William Ellwood Doherty, Jr.
117 Tony's World: The Recollections of a Pilot, a Sailor, an Ice-Boater, a Skier, a Bobsledder, a Winemaker, a Museum Director--And a Natural Storyteller
William Ellwood Doherty, Jr.
Santa Barbara, California Fithian Press 1999 1564742903 / 9781564742902 First Unknown Very Good+ Fine Jacket Signed
Inscribed and signed by the author in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue-black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear; very slight curve to front board. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean blank endpapers. Inscribed and signed by author on half-title page: 4/18/03 - Dear Don, Seven decades seems like a long time but so much of it seems like yesterday, especially our happy times at Keuka Lake and Hammondsport. So I hope you will enjoy this birthday remembrance as much as I have and that we will continue to enjoy our luck to have experienced it. - Happy Birthday, Bill - P.S. - Check page 61 re: Billy Chadeayne." Illustrated with black and white photographs. 276 pages. 026793

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Frank Gannett: A Biography, Williamson, Samuel T.
118 Frank Gannett: A Biography
Williamson, Samuel T.
New York Duell, Sloan & Pearce 1940 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Gray cloth boards with maroon lettering on spine. Some spots of fading to boards. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Bookplate SIGNED by Frank Gannett, printed with inscription "TO Janet C. Fales with appreciation and best wishes to my fellow worker-- April 30, 1940." Previous owner name written at top edge of front free endpaper. 250 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has tiny match-head size chip at top of back panel, small closed edge tear at base of spine fold, wear at top and bottom of spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 011765

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119 Imprint of a Publisher: The Story of Frank Gannett and His Independent Newspapers
Williamson, Samuel T.
Robert M. McBride & Co. 1948 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Good+ Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with gold title box on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Presentation plate on front fixed endpaper to Charles A. Mattison by Rochester Times Union. Pages are clean. 308 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has closed tear at front spine fold extending into spine, small closed tear at base of spine fold, small corner chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Biography. 008731

Price: 12.00 USD
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New York in Literature - The Story Told in the Landmarks of Town and Country, Wilson, Rufus Rockwell with Otilie Erickson Wilson
120 New York in Literature - The Story Told in the Landmarks of Town and Country
Wilson, Rufus Rockwell with Otilie Erickson Wilson
Elmira, New York Primavera Press, Inc. 1947 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First trade edition (so stated) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and 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. 372 pages with index. Clean dust jacket has one short closed edge tear at base of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. All of New York state and its place in literary annals are dealt with in this comprehensive book on authors who set their tales in areas ranging from Brooklyn, Long Island, Staten Island and the Hudson Valley to the Catskills and the Finger Lakes. 026478

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