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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.
41 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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Up From the City Streets - A Biographical Study in Contemporary Politics, Hapgood, Norman and Henry Moskowitz
42 Up From the City Streets - A Biographical Study in Contemporary Politics
Hapgood, Norman and Henry Moskowitz
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1928 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Very Good minus Jacket 
Clean brown cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Very small spot of wear-through to bottom of one lower corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Lovely old previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper; no other marks. Frontis photo portrait of Alfred E. Smith. 349 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black & white plates. Dustjacket is slightly age-toned, has edge and corner chipping, two small water marks at base edge of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Scarce book. The story of Alfred E. Smith, who rose from the poorer classes of New York City's east side to become governor of New York State. 017830

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Fairytale Railroad, Harter, Henry
43 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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44 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.
45 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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46 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
47 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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48 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
49 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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Diedrich Knickerbocker's History of New York, Irving, Washington
50 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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Life Along the Hudson, Keller, Allan
51 Life Along the Hudson
Keller, Allan
Tarrytown, NY Sleepy Hollow Press 1976 0912882204 / 9780912882208 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Printing in original dust jacket. Clean burgundy cloth boards with decorated paper covering on front and rear boards, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner inscription neatly penned on front free endpaper; Front fixed endpaper has very slight discoloration from an article laid in (The Historic (and Hidden) Hudson). Book is liberally illustrated with photographs and maps. 272 pages. Clean dust jacket has very slight edge wear, a few short closed edge tears, price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026203

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Heaven's Ditch: God, Gold, and Murder on the Erie Canal, Kelly, Jack
52 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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O Albany!, Kennedy, William
53 O Albany!
Kennedy, William
New York The Viking Press 1983 067052087X / 9780670520879 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by author, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean dark blue boards with darker blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square. Clean photo-illustrated endpapers (rear endpapers only have slight browning, as from where a newspaper article may have been laid in) - no previous owner markings. Signed by author on title page: "William Kennedy" Illustrated with black and white photographs, maps. 402 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A nonfiction biography of the author's hometown, Albany, NY. Embellished with fifty vintage photographs of the uncommon characters who inhabited the city, and eleven maps drawn especially for this book. 027856

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54 A Natural History of New York City: A Personal Report After Fifty Years of Study & Enjoyment of Wildlife Within the Boundaries of Greater New York
Kieran, John
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1959 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Henry Bugbee Kane, Illustrator 
Clean blue/green cloth boards with illustration of Empire State Building, New York City skyline and flock of birds in flight on cover. No bumping, very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Maps on endpapers. Small P/O name on half-title. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Illustrated with drawings. 428 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket has not been price clipped, has small chips at top of spine, closed tear at upper spine fold (1-1/2"). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. New York City. 006482

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Legends and Stories of the Finger Lakes Region: The Heart of New York State, Klees, Emerson
55 Legends and Stories of the Finger Lakes Region: The Heart of New York State
Klees, Emerson
Rochester, NY Friends of the Finger Lakes Publishing 1995 0963599054 / 9780963599056 Second printing Paperback Fine 
As new, clean trade paperback. No creasing, curling or fading. All pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Dru Wheelin. 144 pages Contains twenty-one legends, three on each of seven topics: Lake legends, evil legends, geographical legends, ethereal legends, native origin legends, destiny legends, and self-sacrifice legends. The book also contains seventy-six stories about the area--narratives of serpents, tragedies, romances, rivalries and more. 027739

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More Legends and Stories of the Finger Lakes Region: The Heart of New York State, Klees, Emerson
56 More Legends and Stories of the Finger Lakes Region: The Heart of New York State
Klees, Emerson
Rochester, NY Friends of the Finger Lakes Publishing 1997 0963599070 / 9780963599070 First Paperback Fine Dru Wheelin, Illustrator 
As new, very clean trade paperback. No fading, creasing or curling. All pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Dru Wheelin. 176 pages. Contains twenty-one legends--three on each of seven topics: lake legends, evil legends, general legends, ethereal legends, native origin legends, and self-sacrifice legends. The book also contains sixty stories about the region - narratives of tragedies, reminiscences, inventions, strange tales, and more. 027740

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Persons, Places and Things in the Finger Lakes Region, Klees, Emerson
57 Persons, Places and Things in the Finger Lakes Region
Klees, Emerson
Friends of Finger Lakes Publishing 1993 0963599038 / 9780963599032 First Paperback Near Fine 
Large trade paperback in excellent condition. First printing with full number line. No creasing, chipping or curling. Binding is tight, all pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with maps, full color photographs. A guide to the wineries, waterfalls, historic districts and more. 027249

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Wineries of the Finger Lakes Region: The Heart of New York State, Klees, Emerson
58 Wineries of the Finger Lakes Region: The Heart of New York State
Klees, Emerson
Rochester, New York Friends Of The Finger Lakes 2000 1891046039 / 9781891046032 First Paperback Fine 
First Printing with full number line on copyright page. As new condition. Clean bright color illustrated cover, no chipping, fading or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs, drawings and maps. 159 pages. Information-packed wine and winery guide to the beautiful Finger Lakes region of New York State. 026862

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Beyond Black Bear Lake, LaBastille, Anne
59 Beyond Black Bear Lake
LaBastille, Anne
New York W. W. Norton 1987 0-393-02388-5 / 9780393023886 First Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Very clean beige boards with clean red cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers, with tasteful previous owner bookplate (no name) on front free endpaper. No other marks. 251 pgs. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, with mere hint of wear at top & bottom spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Adirondacks. 014836

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The Life and Work of William Pryor Letchworth - Student and Minister of Public Benevolence, Larned, J. N.
60 The Life and Work of William Pryor Letchworth - Student and Minister of Public Benevolence
Larned, J. N.
Boston / New York Houghton Mifflin 1912 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition. Dark green ribbed cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Hint of very light soiling. Light surface wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Frontispiece photogravure portrait of William Letchworth with tissue guard; 15 additional illustrations, including double page spread map of Letchworth Park. 472 pages with index. A must-have book for those interested in the history of the Genesee Valley in Western New York, and the life and contributions of W. P. Letchworth. 021949

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