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Bloomers and Bugles, Merrill, Arch
181 Bloomers and Bugles
Merrill, Arch
New York American Book-Stratford Press 1958 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, in original unclipped jacket. Clean gray boards with black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean; tiny previous owner name neatly stamped at top edge of front fixed endpaper, small date at top of front free endpaper. 214 pages. Illustrated in black and white. Dustjacket is quite clean, not price clipped (2.75 on front inside flap), a few tiny chips at spine corners, one short closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021223

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Down the Lore Lanes - Oddities in Upstate History, Merrill, Arch
182 Down the Lore Lanes - Oddities in Upstate History
Merrill, Arch
New York American Book-Stratford Press 1961 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in very clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded orange cloth boards with crisp black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 198 pages. Clean bright dust jacket has one tiny shallow edge chip, not price clipped, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027942

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Fame in Our Time, Merrill, Arch
183 Fame in Our Time
Merrill, Arch
New York American Book-Stratford Press, Inc. 1960 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by the author, in original dust jacket. Clean orange boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Signed on front free endpaper: "Arch Merrill" - no other writing or marks; intermittent foxing to some page edges. Illustrated with photographs. 203 pages. Dust jacket is clean, price clipped at lower corner of front inside flap, has some edge wear, closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The stories of 30 well-remembered Upstate New Yorkers who made their impact in the 20th Century. 027759

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Our Goodly Heritage, Merrill, Arch
184 Our Goodly Heritage
Merrill, Arch
New York American Book-Stratford Press 1968 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean bright book and dust jacket. Unfaded red boards with black 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. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 216 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), no tears, no fading. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Arch Merrill's fifteenth regional book, written in the lively, distinctive style that has made him Western New York's favorite storyteller. 026371

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Our Goodly Heritage, Merrill, Arch
185 Our Goodly Heritage
Merrill, Arch
New York American Book-Stratford Press 1968 First Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by author, in clean original dust jacket. Clean red boards with black lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Signed "Arch Merrill" on front free endpaper. Illustrated with historical photographs. 216 pages. Clean unfaded dust jacket has a few small edge chips, price clipped at lower corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027149

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The Changing Years, Merrill, Arch
186 The Changing Years
Merrill, Arch
New York American Book-Stratford Press 1967 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean yellow cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. Illustrated with black and white plates. 195 pages. Dust jacket is clean (with exception of price on inner flap being inked out), has a few tiny edge chips and closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Arch Merrill, in his 22nd book, tells how the automobile, after the coming of paved roads, combined with the development of aviation, virtually remade our world. 025171

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The Ridge - Ontario's Blossom Country, Merrill, Arch
187 The Ridge - Ontario's Blossom Country
Merrill, Arch
Rochester, NY Gannett Company 1944 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean original dust jacket. Beautiful unworn textured dark green boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - previous owner bookplate on front pastedown - no writing or marks. Foreword by Arthur C. Parker. Illustrated with drawings, black and white plates. 112 pages. Illustrated dust jacket is clean, has a few very tiny shallow edge chips (under 1/16"). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025585

Price: 22.00 USD
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The Ridge - Ontario's Blossom Country, Merrill, Arch
188 The Ridge - Ontario's Blossom Country
Merrill, Arch
Rochester, NY Creek Books / Vail-Ballou Press Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean, unworn book and dust jacket. Unfaded dark brown boards with green lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. Chapter illustrations by Gerald Maloney. Foreword by Arthur C. Parker. 112 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The history of the great "Ridge Road" which runs along the lower edge of Lake Ontario in New York between Canada and the United States. 027688

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The Towpath, Merrill, Arch
189 The Towpath
Merrill, Arch
Rochester, NY Creek Books / Vail-Ballou Press 1945 Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Later printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. Nice old newspapers article about the author (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle 1970) with photo of author is folded and laid in. Book has clean unfaded dark blue boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs and drawings, including photo of author standing on a tugboat on the canal. 180 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027690

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The White Woman and Her Valley, Merrill, Arch
190 The White Woman and Her Valley
Merrill, Arch
New York Creek Books / Vail-Bailou Press Eighth Printing Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Eighth printing in clean illustrated dust jacket. Clean unfaded blue cloth boards with black 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 endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 207 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, small price clip at lower corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of Mary Jemison, "White Woman of the Genesee". 027687

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The Old Guide's Story, Merrill, Charles E. (Fay Welch, Editor)
191 The Old Guide's Story
Merrill, Charles E. (Fay Welch, Editor)
Burlington, Vermont Fay Welch 1973 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean dust jacket. Clean, unfaded green 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 illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with photographs and drawings (illustrated by Tom Welch). 224 pages. Clean dust jacket has small chip at base of spine, very slight edge wear and a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Reminiscences of Charles E. Merrill, for 30 years an Adirondack guide, and a member of one of the oldest and best known families of the North Country. 026809

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Slim Fingers Beckon, Merrilll, Arch
192 Slim Fingers Beckon
Merrilll, Arch
New York American Book-Stratford Press 1951 First Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean book in original illustrated dust jacket, first edition. Clean unfaded blue boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, slight mustiness. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with small previous owner inscription neatly penned on front free endpaper. Illustrated with photographs. 184 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, very nice in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025735

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Through the Gates of Old Romance, Mills, W. J.
193 Through the Gates of Old Romance
Mills, W. J.
Philaladelphia/London J. B. Lippincott 1903 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket John Rae, Illustrator 
Light cream color boards with illustration on cover (gentleman kissing lady's hand), gilt lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Hint of light soiling from handling. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, no foxing or browning. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 282 pgs. Illustrated with black & white plates by John Rae. Binding signed (JR - John Rae). 014227

Price: 35.00 USD
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North Star Conspiracy, Miriam Grace Monfredo
194 North Star Conspiracy
Miriam Grace Monfredo
New York St. Martin's Press 1993 0312093551 / 9780312093556 First Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition (first printing, with full number line), in clean original dust jacket. Clean black boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. with previous owner name and date at top of front free endpaper. 332 pp. Dustjacket is clean and bright, not price clipped, no chips or tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An engrossing mystery combined with historical events surrounding women's suffrage movement in Seneca Falls, New York during the mid-nineteenth century. 025763

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North Star Conspiracy, Monfredo, Miriam Grace
195 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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North Star Conspiracy, Monfredo, Miriam Grace
196 North Star Conspiracy
Monfredo, Miriam Grace
New York St Martins Press 1993 0312093551 / 9780312093556 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
First Edition (stated, with full number line) in dustjacket. Clean black boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 332 pp. Dustjacket is clean, price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, has two short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A mystery novel set in Seneca Falls, New York with a background of women's rights and the time leading up to the Civil War. 020028

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Lake Effect - Tales of Large Lakes, Arctic Winds, and Recurrent Snows, Monmonier, Mark
197 Lake Effect - Tales of Large Lakes, Arctic Winds, and Recurrent Snows
Monmonier, Mark
Syracuse, NY Syracuse University Press 2012 0815610041 / 9780815610045 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs, diagrams, maps. 246 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Blending meteorological history with the history of scientific cartography, Monmonier charts the phenomenon of lake-effect snow and explores the societal impacts of extreme weather. 024440

Price: 30.00 USD
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Cocaine - White Gold Rush in Peru, Morales, Edmundo
198 Cocaine - White Gold Rush in Peru
Morales, Edmundo
Tucson, Arizona, USA University of Arizona Press 1989 0816510660 / 9780816510665 First Hardcover Fine fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by author. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "To Susan and Tolouse for all the years we know each other. - Edmundo 7/26/89" with additional note laid in: "Susan, give me a call when you get this package - Love, Edmundo." 228 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. "This combination of scholarship and hard-hitting journalism stand out among writings on the coca and cocaine problem, shedding light far beyond Peru." - National Geographic "All concerned citizens and policy-makers had better read this book, and soon, for the time for mere pallatives andtheatrical heroics is past." - Eric R. Wolf, City University of New York 018377

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My Darling from the Lions, Morris, Edita
199 My Darling from the Lions
Morris, Edita
Boston Little Brown 1943 Third Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Signed
Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering and horizontal line decoration on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front free endpaper: "To Lillian Barnard (this with warm thanks for her excellent lecture at the Pen and Brush - Edita Morris - New York, October 24, 1943." 295 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has small chips at top and bottom spine edge, slight edge wear, small closed edge tear; author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel set in Sweden, beautifully written, scarce. 8vo. Fiction. 015317

Price: 75.00 USD
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Wolves and Honey, Morrow, Susan Brind
200 Wolves and Honey
Morrow, Susan Brind
Houghton Mifflin 2004 0618098569 / 9780618098569 Trade Cloth Fine Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, Second Printing, SIGNED by the author in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean ivory boards with yellow spine, brown lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. Inscribed and signed by the author on the title page: "For Maisie Houghton with all Best Wishes, Susan Morrow." 125 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A beautifully written book on the hidden history of the natural world, a memoir of the land itself, the rich soil, history and mystery of the Finger Lakes region in upstate New York. 026869

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