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The Star and the Cross - Essays on jewish-Christian Relations, Hargrove, Katharine T. (Editor)
121 The Star and the Cross - Essays on jewish-Christian Relations
Hargrove, Katharine T. (Editor)
Milwaukee, Wisconsin Bruce Publishing 1966 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Signed
First Edition in dustjacket, presentation copy SIGNED by Katharine T. Hargrove. Clean charcoal gray cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed by Hargrove on front free endpaper: "Knowing you, Helmet Brownie, I trust you to understand all the joy in the past, all the happiness in the present, all the hope for the future, continues in my love - Katharine T. Hargrove." 318 pages with index. Dustjacket has small corner clip but price is still intact (6.75), light soiling (white paint brush mark near spine fold) and a few small edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Edited by Mother Katharine Hargrove, Professor of Theology at Manhattanville College in New York, the essays are cotnributed by such distinguished Jewish and Christian scholars and writers as Oscar Handlin, Jules Isaac, Thomas Merton, Guenter Lewy, James O'Gara, Rabbi Marc Tanenbaum, Dr. Joseph L. Lichten, and Robert Hoyt. 022721

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Dreemz of the Night, Harrington, Joyce
122 Dreemz of the Night
Harrington, Joyce
New York St. Martin's Press 1987 0312005903 / 9780312005900 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition (first printing, with full number line), SIGNED by author, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean black boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Inscribed and signed by author on half-title page as follows: "June 25, 1987 - Dear Pat & Ed, Come ride the subway with me - the best is yet to be - Maybe not in this one, but just wait until Alex and Edie go honky-tonking across Texas! - Love, Joyce." 295 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Into the dark and bewildering world of New York City's subway graffiti artists goes young Alex Carlson in search of his brother's killer. By Edgar Award-winning author. 027819

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Fairytale Railroad, Harter, Henry
123 Fairytale Railroad
Harter, Henry
Sylvan Beach, NY North Country Books 1979 0932052193 / 9780932052193 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean gray cloth boards with crisp 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 endpapers; Brief previous owner inscription neatly penned on corner of dedication page. Illustrated with historical photographs. 310 pages. Clean dust jacket has light surface rubbing, one small closed tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027137

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Seasons of a Finger Lakes Winery, Hartsock, John C
124 Seasons of a Finger Lakes Winery
Hartsock, John C
Ithaca, NY Cornell University Press 2011 0801448816 / 9780801448812 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. As new condition. Clean cream boards with burgundy cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 187 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Gary and Rosemary Barletta's story of establishing an award-winning winery (Long Point Winery, on the eastern shore of Cayuga Lake) in the Finger Lakes area of New York, and what it is like to be winemakers in this beautiful region. 027451

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Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Hazleton, Lesley
125 Jerusalem, Jerusalem
Hazleton, Lesley
Boston and New York Atlantic Monthly Press 1986 0-87113-064-5 / 9780871130648 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean red boards with black spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 243 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Gift quality. "Everyone who cares about Israel should read Lesley Hazleton's Jerusalem, Jerusalem. Through the strong feelings and ifnormed mind of an ardent admirer one sees the internal threats that confront Israel as muc has extern pressures: religious intolerance, racism, impatience with democracy. Ms. Hazleton brings tormenting truths to life." - Anthony Lewis of the New York Times 8 Vo. Israel. 012237

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History, Manners, and Customs of the Indian Nations Who Once Inhabited Pennsylvania and the Neighboring States, Heckewelder, John
126 History, Manners, and Customs of the Indian Nations Who Once Inhabited Pennsylvania and the Neighboring States
Heckewelder, John
Arno Press & The New York Times 1971 0405028539 / 9780405028533 reprint Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Hardcover book and original dust jacket. Beige cloth boards with red lettering on spine. Some light brown speckling (foxing) to board edges; no fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. No mustiness. 465 pages. Dust jacket is clean, unchipped, a few short closed edge tears, fading to background on spine (spine lettering remains crisp). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025846

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Mrs. de Peyster's Parties - and Other Lively Studies from The New Yorker, Hellman, Geoffrey T.
127 Mrs. de Peyster's Parties - and Other Lively Studies from The New Yorker
Hellman, Geoffrey T.
New York Macmillan 1963 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
"First Printing" stated on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Beige cloth boards with red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, slightest hint of soiling. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean blue endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 421 pp. Jacket is not price clipped (5.95 on front inside flap), a few very tiny edge chips, considerable fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A seelection of vintage Hellman profiles, interspersed with certain shroter masterpieces of humor that have a quality all their own. Brilliant series of studies of extraordinary people: publisher Alfred A. Knopf, the Countess Mara of cravat-creating fame; the architect Le Corbusier, Alexander Calder, and designer Norman Bel Geddes, and many more. 019658

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The Poetical Works of Mrs. F. Hemans with Memoir, Hemans, Mrs. F. (Felicia)
128 The Poetical Works of Mrs. F. Hemans with Memoir
Hemans, Mrs. F. (Felicia)
Edinburgh / London Gall & Inglis 1878 Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket 
Beautiful decorated binding - clean green cloth boards with black, cream and gold decoration on cover and spine. No fading or wear; bevelled board edges. Small closed tear at ase of spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with gilt top page edges. Clean pale yellow endpapers, with small bookseller's ticket (Cheeseman Brothers booksellers, Medina, New York) on front fixed endpaper corner. "Christmas, 1878" neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. No date of publication, circa 1878. Illustrated with six steel engravings. All pages have red decorative line border. 584 pages. 026701

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A Loiterer in New York - Discoveries Made by a Rambler Through Obvious Yet Unsought Highways and Byways, Henderson, Helen W.
129 A Loiterer in New York - Discoveries Made by a Rambler Through Obvious Yet Unsought Highways and Byways
Henderson, Helen W.
New York George H. Doran 1917 Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Probable second printing (no GHD symbol on copyright page). Decorated American trade binding. Green cloth boards with gold lettering, gold bridge decoration on cover. Slight surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Frontis photo illustration of the Plaza fountains in New York City, with tissue guard; 86 illustrations total. Preface by Paul W. Bartlett. 454 pages. A large book in which the author explores New York City's history, art and architecture, including churches, bridges, libraries, statues, museums and great hotels. 022841

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Fighting A Fire, Hill, Charles T.
130 Fighting A Fire
Hill, Charles T.
New York Century Co. 1898 Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Illustrated by the Author 
An amazing book on fire fighting from the 19th century with beautiful illustrations and photographs by the author. Extremely rare. Ex-library (college library), with some library markings to endpapers. Red cloth covers with black and gold galloping horses pulling fire fighting equipment, gold lettering on cover, black lettering on spine and on rear cover. Some fading to red cloth on spine. Slight wear to spine ends. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, no cracking. All text pages, text block edges are clean and bright. 246 pages. A wonderful history and explanation of fire fighting, and fire rescue, beautifully illustrated. 025450

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131 Chance Has A Whip
Holden, Raymond
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1935 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Black cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear, hint of a bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 398 pgs. 8vo. Fiction. 010232

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Back Roads of the Finger Lakes - A Journalist's Sketchbook, Holdren, Mark W.
132 Back Roads of the Finger Lakes - A Journalist's Sketchbook
Holdren, Mark W.
Powell Hill Press 2010 0976064839 / 9780976064831 First Paperback Fine Elaine Verstraete, Illustrator Signed
As new condition trade paperback, SIGNED by the author. Very clean bright covers, no creasing, chipping or fading. Binding is tight, all pages and edges are clean and bright. Signed on the title page: "Mark Holdren". Illustrated with drawings by Elaine Verstraete. 196 pages. A master storyteller, Mark W. Holdren takes his readers on a memorable journey across the enchanted Finger Lakes region. 027651

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133 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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Mrs. Astor's New York: Money and Power in a Gilded Age, Homberger, Eric
134 Mrs. Astor's New York: Money and Power in a Gilded Age
Homberger, Eric
New Haven and London Yale University Press 2002 0300095015 / 9780300095012 Second printing Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Second printing of the first edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean unfaded brown cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers, beautifully illustrated with map of New York and adjacent cities. 330 pages with index. Book is well illustrated in full color and black and white. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, has price clip at upper corner of front inside flap, some light surface scratches to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Mrs. Astor, undisputed queen of anew ayork society in the decades before the First World War, used her prestige to create a social aristocracy in the city. Astor's story, which reads like a novel by Edith Wharton, sheds important new light on the origins, extravagant lifestyle, aqnd social competitiveness of this aristocracy, and it is told here with vigor and elegance by Eric Homberger. 025661

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Retreat and Recall - A Novel of the American Revolution, Hopkins, Joseph G. E.
135 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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136 The Hudson River and Its Painters
Howat, John K.
New York American Legacy Press 1972 0-517-422824 / 9780517422823 Later Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. 208 pgs. Illustrated with beautiful full-color plates, maps. 208 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Folio. Art. 010823

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Voices of the Glen, Howland, Henry Raymond
137 Voices of the Glen
Howland, Henry Raymond
New York Knickerbocker Press 1911 First Hardcover Fine No Dust jacket 
Beautifully clean, unfaded green cloth boards with blind-stamped fern decoration on cover, bright gilt stamped lettering on cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt page edges. Clean chocolate brown endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with beautiful photographs, illustrations, page decorations, frontis illustration of the Glen Iris Inn with clean tissue guard. 97 pp. Scarce book, about the locality known as Glen Iris which embraces the Upper and Middle Falls of the Upper Genesee River and the adjacent scenery in the valley (now Letchworth State Park in New York). Published under the Auspices of the American Scenic and Historic Preservation Society. 020708

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Elbert Hubbard Speaks: Being a Selection of Inspiration Essays, Each Written in the White Heat of Inspired Heart Impulses, Hubbard, Elbert
138 Elbert Hubbard Speaks: Being a Selection of Inspiration Essays, Each Written in the White Heat of Inspired Heart Impulses
Hubbard, Elbert
East Aurora Roycrofters Press 1933 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean brown cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine (some chipping to lettering on spine). No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean photo illustrated endpapers, no names, writing or bookplates. Sepia frontis portrait of Elbert Hubbard. Brown satin ribbon bookmark. 143 pgs. Printed by The Roycrofters at their shops in East Aurora, Erie County, New York. 8vo. Inspirational. 014947

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Excuse Me!, Hughes, Rupert
139 Excuse Me!
Hughes, Rupert
New York H. K. Fly Company 1911 First Hardcover Good+ No Dust jacket Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing. Dark blue cloth boards with decorated binding (porter carrying two travel bags on cover), stamped white lettering on cover and white lettering and small valise on spine. Slight wear to corners and rear spine edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small neat stamp from circulating library(A. E. Winter, 4216 Broadway, New York) on front fixed endpaper, no other marks. 313 pp. Clean lovely full color frontispiece, four additional illustrations with decorative borders. 020619

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Diedrich Knickerbocker's History of New York, Irving, Washington
140 Diedrich Knickerbocker's History of New York
Irving, Washington
New York Heritage Press 1940 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket Don Freeman, Illustrator 
Heritage Press edition in original slipcase. Clean yellow cloth boards with bright blue title box, 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 bookplates. Illustrated with original lithographs by Don Freeman. 351 pages. Slipcase is clean, has some light chipping and cracking but still sturdy and presentable. 026951

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