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Gardens of the Gilded Age -  Nineteenth-Century Gardens and Homegrounds of New York State, M. Christine Klim Doell
61 Gardens of the Gilded Age - Nineteenth-Century Gardens and Homegrounds of New York State
M. Christine Klim Doell
Syracuse University Press 1986 0815602006 / 9780815602002 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Clean first edition in unchipped dust jacket, SIGNED by the author. Green cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers. Inscribed and signed by the author on back of half-title page: "For Bruce - To give you some idea of what lies beyond the threshold of your historic house...Happy Gardening! - M. Christine K. Doell, September 9, 1993 - Geneva." Illustrated with historic photographs throughout. 209 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026661

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The Development of Central and Western New York - From the Arrival of the White Man to the Eve of the Civil War, Mau, Clayton
62 The Development of Central and Western New York - From the Arrival of the White Man to the Eve of the Civil War
Mau, Clayton
Dansville, NY Clayton Mau 1958 Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Revised and Enlarged Edition, SIGNED by author in original unclipped jacket. Red cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. A few tiny faint spots, otherwise clean, with no bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers (small previous owner name). Signed by the author on title page: "Clayton Mau". Illustrated. 466 pages with index. Dustjacket has light foxing, no chips or tears, not price clipped (5.75 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Arranged in chornological order, these carefully edited source materials deal with the period from shortly after 1600, when the country was inhabited by the Iroquois Indians and when written records pertaining to the area first appeared, to 1860, the eve of the Civil War. 021918

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The Finger Lakes, McCarthy, John Francis and Linda Bishop McCarthy
63 The Finger Lakes
McCarthy, John Francis and Linda Bishop McCarthy
Toronto Skyline Press 1984 0195406087 / 9780195406085 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Clean book, SIGNED by both authors, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean orange endpapers. Illustrated with beautiful full color photographs. Foreword by Conrad T. Tunney. 84 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026397

Price: 40.00 USD
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A River Ramble, Merrill, Arch
64 A River Ramble
Merrill, Arch
Rochester, NY Democrat & Chronicle 1956 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good Good+ Jacket 
Second printing, in original unclipped jacket. Clean dark blue boards with with gold lettering on spine. Small shallow dent at top board edge, light surface wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean; tiny previous owner name neatly ink-stamped at top edge of front fixed endpaper, small date at top of front free endpaper. 109 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings. Dustjacket is not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), 3" closed tear at rear spine fold, wear to front spine fold, 1943 and short ink-mark on front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021225

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A River Ramble - Saga of the Genesee Valley, Merrill, Arch
65 A River Ramble - Saga of the Genesee Valley
Merrill, Arch
Rochester, New York Democrat & Chronicle 1943 Seventh Printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Seventh Printing in clean original dust jacket. Very clean decorated black cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on cover. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. Illustrated with photographs. 109 pages. Clean dust jacket is unfaded, unchipped, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026370

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Bloomers and Bugles, Merrill, Arch
66 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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Fame In Our Time, Merrill, Arch
67 Fame In Our Time
Merrill, Arch
New York American Book-Stratford Press, Inc. 1960 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean rose boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. SIGNED by Arch Merrill on front free endpaper: "Arch Merrill". Illustrated with full page black and white photographs. 203 pages. Dust jacket is clean and bright, not price clipped, unchipped but has a small scrape to front panel - looks like hasty sticker removal. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 30 well-remembered Upstate New Yorkers who made their impact on the 20th century. Included are George Eastman, Frank Gannett, Glenn Curtiss, Elbert Hubbard, Jim Wadsworth and more. 027049

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Our Goodly Heritage, Merrill, Arch
68 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
69 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
70 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
71 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
72 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
73 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
74 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)
75 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
76 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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North Star Conspiracy, Monfredo, Miriam Grace
77 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
78 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
79 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

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Wolves and Honey, Morrow, Susan Brind
80 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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