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The Genesee (Rivers of America Series), Clune, Henry W.
21 The Genesee (Rivers of America Series)
Clune, Henry W.
Holt, Rinehart & Winston 1963 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket Douglas Gorsline, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Very clean beige cloth boards with blue title box, silver lettering on spine, blind-stamped R of A (Rivers of America) logo on cover. No fading, 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 - slight browning to endpapers. Illustrated by Douglas Gorsline. 338 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has some wear to edges and folds, small chips at spine corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026615

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The Rochester I Know, Clune, Henry W.
22 The Rochester I Know
Clune, Henry W.
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1972 0385069502 / 9780385069502 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Later printing, SIGNED by the author, in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Clean bright blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Gold endpapers, with small neatly penned previous owner name at top corner of front free endpaper. Signed by the author on half-title page: "Henry W. Clune". Introduction by the author. 384 pages. Dust jacket is clean, unchipped, not price clipped (8.95 on front inside flap), has a few short closed edge tears and one tiny chip at rear flap fold edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025491

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Stars in the water: The story of the Erie Canal, Condon, George E.
23 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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A Ride to Niagara in 1809, Cooper, Thomas
24 A Ride to Niagara in 1809
Cooper, Thomas
Rochester, NY George P. Humphrey 1915 Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Signed
Signed, limited edition (This is no. 18 of two hundred copies). Clean gray paper-covered boards with gray cloth spine, unchipped and clean original paper title label on cover. Wear-through to corner tips and to a few spots along board edges. Binding is tight, no cracking; pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers. Fold-out map of Niagara and Finger Lakes region. Signed on the title page "Thomas Cooper" just below the initials T.C. 49 pages. 023767

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A Taste of Upstate New York: The People and the Stories Behind 40 Food Favorites (New York State Series), D'imperio, Chuck
25 A Taste of Upstate New York: The People and the Stories Behind 40 Food Favorites (New York State Series)
D'imperio, Chuck
Syracuse, NY Syracuse University Press 2015 0815610491 / 9780815610496 First Paperback Fine 
Very clean trade paperback published by Syracuse University Press. No chipping, fading or creasing. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with color photographs. 246 pages with index. Wonderful book for foodies and explorers who want to seek out and eat in the legendary kitchens, bars and food stands of Upstate New York, from whence originated some famous foods like potato chips, Buffalo wings, thousand island dressing, spiedies and more. 027475

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Muller Hill, Daniels, Harriet McDoual
26 Muller Hill
Daniels, Harriet McDoual
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1943 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
Blue cloth boards with yellow illustration on ocer, yellow lettering and decoration on spine. Very light soiling. Binding is tight & square, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. 402 pgs. with bibliography. Clean unfaded dustjacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside falp, very slight wear and tiny closed edge tears at top and bottom spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel set in upstate New York among fine old mansions and aristocratic families during the early history of the state. 018063

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The Girl Who Trod on a Loaf, Davis, Kathryn
27 The Girl Who Trod on a Loaf
Davis, Kathryn
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1993 0-679-41425-8 / 9780679414254 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with 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. Clean endpapers. 400 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. As new. A novel about opera, Denmark, adultery, and murder--set in Upstate New York.GIFT QUALITY 8vo. Fiction. 012267

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Deadly Contact, Dean, Amber
28 Deadly Contact
Dean, Amber
Garden City Crime Club/Doubleday 1963 First Hard Cover Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition, signed by author. Red cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Small water marks to two edges of back board. No fraying or wear, front board very slightly bowed. Binding is tight, no cracking; page and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed by author: "Paul Dolan - with affection from Amber Dean - No author ever had as much cooperation as you have given me on this story--I'll never be this lucky again - Thank you." 190 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight wear at top and bottom spine edge, two very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A suspenseful murder mystery set in Rochester, New York. 8vo. Mystery. 016647

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29 The Portrait of a Man as Governor
Dickinson, Thomas H. (foreword By George Foster Peabody)
New York The MacMillan Co. 1928 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean blue paper covered boards with with black cloth corners and spine, bright gold lettering on spine, clean gold paper label on cover (unchipped). No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean (slightly tanned). No names, writing or marks. 37 pgs. Dustjacket is clean but for very light general dust soiling, small clip on front flap fold (price still present at bottom of spine, blacked out but discernable). Tiny chips at spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 010120

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30 Saratoga Backtalk
Dobyns, Stephen
New York/ London W. W. Norton 1994 0-393-03659-6 / 9780393036596 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean Beige boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 221 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A Charlie Bradshaw mystery. 010747

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Waterfalls and Gorges of the Finger Lakes, Doeffinger, Derek
31 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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A Northern Light, Donnelly, Jennifer
32 A Northern Light
Donnelly, Jennifer
New York Harcourt 2003 0152167056 / 9780152167059 First Hardcover Fine fine Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition (and first printing, with full number line), SIGNED by the author, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean beige boards with green spine, metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers. Inscribed and signed by author on title page: For Tony & Laurie, with all best wishes! - Jennifer Donnelly." 389 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Set in 1906 against the backdrop of the murder that inspired Theodore Dreiser's "An American Tragedy", this coming-of-age novel effortlessly weaves romance, history, and a murder mystery into something moving, real, and wholly original. Author's debut novel. 027497

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The Settlers - A Historical Novel, Eastman, E. R.
33 The Settlers - A Historical Novel
Eastman, E. R.
Watkins Glen, NY Century House 1950 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Printing in original dust jacket. Clean dark green boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with map-illustrated endpapers (small previous owner last name on front free endpaper). 280 pages. Illustrated dust jacket is unchipped, has a few very tiny closed edge tears, slightest hint of soiling. Nice photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A carefully researched Americana novel in which author picks up the thread of his earlier work, THE DESTROYERS. We meet again Nate Williams and his wife Constant, thirty years after their marriage in the days when they were young and daring scouts helping Clinton and Sullivan wrest the "Genesee Country" from Native Americans. A vivid and realistic account of pioneer travel, how the woods were cleared, crops raised, cabins built and furnished. 026174

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Mostly Canallers, Edmonds, Walter D.
34 Mostly Canallers
Edmonds, Walter D.
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1934 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean orange cloth boards with blue woodcut illustration on cover and spine, blue lettering. No fading, fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with woodcut on front and rear free endpaper by Norman Kent. Very tiny previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. 467 pages. Dust jacket with illustration by Francis C. Kensley has slight edge wear and very light soiling, 1" closed edge tear at front spine fold, very shallow chipping at spine ends (approx. 1/8"). Not price clipped. Wonderful photo and bio of author on rear planel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Scarce in a dust jacket. Twenty-four stories of life on and along the Erie Canal by master storyteller Walter D. Edmonds, author of "Rome Haul" and "The Big Barn." 027369

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Rome Haul, Edmonds, Walter D.
35 Rome Haul
Edmonds, Walter D.
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1929 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Second printing. Clean black cloth boards with stamped bright pink lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear-through, hint of very light rubbing. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean bright illustrated endpapers. 347 pages. Wonderful novel set in New York State during the hayday of the Erie Canal. 025745

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The Big Barn, Edmonds, Walter D.
36 The Big Barn
Edmonds, Walter D.
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1930 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped original jacket. Clean, unfaded black cloth boards with bright orange lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 333 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unclipped (2.00 on front inside flap), has small chip (1/4" depth) at bottom rear spine corner, slight chipping at top spine corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The scene of this novel is the canal valleys of New York in the mid-1800's. The story is of a strong and powerful man who brought the Erie Canal within reach of his farms, held a stag captive in his back yard, and built the biggest barn ever seen in the East. As the big barn is built, so is the family undermined by the hostility of two brothers loving the same woman, and the passion which threatens their home. 023235

Price: 95.00 USD
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Papa Was Positive, Estey, Emily
37 Papa Was Positive
Estey, Emily
Sherburne, NY Heritage Press 1966 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Signed
First Edition in unclipped jacket, SIGNED by the author. Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers. Inscribed and signed on the half-title page by the author: "Best wishes to Aunt Ethel - Emily Estey - 1966." Line drawings by Hilda Faulkner. 160 pages. Dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, a few faint spots of light soiling. Author's photo and short bio on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's story of growing up in the countryside of Onondaga County, New York - includes tales of Maple sugaring, planting, one room school houses, homemade ice cream, horses, picnics, making hay and all that is good about country life. 022704

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A boy's will--a man's way, Fendrick, Louis R
38 A boy's will--a man's way
Fendrick, Louis R
New York Vantage Press 1978 0533032288 / 9780533032280 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition, SIGNED by the author, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean dark blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no previous owner markings. Inscribed and signed by the author on half-title page: " To Dr. Mitchell - Not only our doctor, but a true friend, as well! - Louis R. Fendrick." 137 pp. Clean jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019791

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The Natural Thing: The Land and Its Citizens, Fosburgh, Pieter W.
39 The Natural Thing: The Land and Its Citizens
Fosburgh, Pieter W.
New York MacMillan 1959 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean gray cloth boards with green lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Very small return address label of previous owner near bottom edge of front fixed endpaper; no other marks. 255 pgs. Very clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with two very short closed edge tears (1/4"). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Nature. 013005

Price: 18.00 USD
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The Woodstock Murders, Froscher, Jon
40 The Woodstock Murders
Froscher, Jon
Woodstock & New York Overlook Press 1998 0-87951-858-8 / 9780879518585 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Clean unfaded black boards with clean black cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Tiny spot (remainder mark) on bottom page edges. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 247 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A celebrated show couple move from hectic Manhattan to their new home into the small, peaceful community of Woodstock, NY with their gay personal secretary Buddy Keepman, their new life life of tranquil existence doesn't last very long. Lucille Driver, wife and mother of three of the most devious men in town is found hacked to death by a weed cutter on their property, and the list of suspects is long. 8vo. Mystery. 017255

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