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The Genesee Country
1 The Genesee Country

Rochester, NY Memorial Art Gallery 1975 Soft Cover Very Good+ 
Softcover book with color illustration on cover (painting "Genesee Valley" by Asher Brown Durand (1860)). A catalog from an art exhibit at the Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, January 17-February 22, 1976. 100 pages. Cover and pages are clean. No creasing or chipping. No names or writing inside. 8-1/2" x 9". Art. WARD01486

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2 The Hudson-Fulton Celebration 1909 - Volume II

Albany, NY J. B. Lyon Company 1910 Cloth Very Good+ No Jacket 
Clean dark blue/grey cloth with pictoral image of ships sailing on the Hudson River on cover, gold lettering on cover and spine. Volume II (Pages 715 to 1421). Very large book. Almost no wear to cover, binding is tight and square, pages are clean. Small ink-stamp inside says "Compliments of Frank MgA Collin, Member of Assembly". Color frontis illustration of "The Clermont" steamship at New York in September 1909, with tissue guard. In special envelope at rear of book are folded ship plans (in beautiful condition) for replica of "The Half Moon"; and ship plans for "The Clermont". 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. New York State. WARD01023

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River's Rim, Abbott, Jane
3 River's Rim
Abbott, Jane
Philadelphia/New York J. B. Lippincott 1950 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean orange-brown cloth boards with black title box on spine. Very light surface wear to corners and spine edges, no fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. 254 pgs. Dustjacket is clean, not price clipped, has slight fading to spine, 1/16" loss at top and bottom of spine, very short closed edge tears & slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Historical Novel. 011804

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4 Canal Town
Adams, Samuel Hopkins
New York Random House 1944 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean blue-gray cloth boards with darker blue and gold lettering on cover and spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are bright and clean. No names or bookplates inside. 466 pgs. 005036

Price: 10.00 USD
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Canal Town, Adams, Samuel Hopkins
5 Canal Town
Adams, Samuel Hopkins
New York Random House 1944 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Third printing in clean illustrated dust jacket. Very nice copy. Light blue cloth boards with gold and dark blue lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with previous owner name on front free endpaper. 466 pages. Clean illustrated dust jacket designed by William Sharp is not price clipped (2.75 on front inside flap), has very slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A romantic novel about a young doctor coming to Palmyra, New York and set against the building of the Erie Canal. 026626

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Breaking Ground: A Century of Craft Art in Western New York, Barbara Lovenheim, Editor; Suzanne Ramljak and Paul J. Smith, Contributors
6 Breaking Ground: A Century of Craft Art in Western New York
Barbara Lovenheim, Editor; Suzanne Ramljak and Paul J. Smith, Contributors
Hudson Hills / University of Rochester Memorial Art Gallery 2010 1555953549 / 9781555953546 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Gorgeous book - gift quality. Approx. size 9-1/4" x 11-1/4". Clean pale gray hardcover book with stamped blind-stamped lettering on cover and spine, in color illustrated dust jacket in perfect condition. Full color illustrations throughout of fine art by superior craftsmen and women from Western New York from William Morris to the modern day artists working in glass, wood, metal and clay. As new condition. Dust jacket in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026851

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Up Old Forge Way and West Canada Creek, Beetle, David H.
7 Up Old Forge Way and West Canada Creek
Beetle, David H.
Utica, New York North Country Books 1986 0932052142 / 9780932052148 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Reprint edition (1986) in original dust jacket. Black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, no cracking; pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No previous owner markings. Illustrated with photographs and maps. 183 pages / 158 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, hint of very slight rubbing to rear spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025014

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Biographies of Attorney-General George P. Barker, John C. Lord, D.D., Mrs. John C. Lord, and William G. Bryan, Esq. Also, Lecture on Journalism, Bryan, George J.
8 Biographies of Attorney-General George P. Barker, John C. Lord, D.D., Mrs. John C. Lord, and William G. Bryan, Esq. Also, Lecture on Journalism
Bryan, George J.
Buffalo The Courier Company 1886 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Black cloth boards with blind-stamped decorative border on cover, gilt lettering and small decoration on spine. Light surface scuffing to boards, slight surface wear at bottom spine edge, some fraying at top spine edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names or bookplates. Frontis portrait of author with (presumed printed) signature below on back of front fly leaf, clean tissue guard; portrait of John Lord with clean tissue guard in main text. 231 pgs. 8vo. Biography. 015102

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Dark Trees to the Wind - A Cycle of York State Years, Carmer, Carl
9 Dark Trees to the Wind - A Cycle of York State Years
Carmer, Carl
New York William Sloane 1949 First Hardcover Very Good very good Jacket Signed
"First Printing" stated on copyright page in unclipped dustjacket, SIGNED by the author. Clean beige cloth boards decorated with green wrap-around forest scene (a couple of pinhead size spots to rear gutter). No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean; front free endpaper has some glue residue from old bookplate. Signed "Carl Carmer" on front free endpaper. Black and white illustrations by John O'Hara Cosgrave II. 370 pages. Illustrated dustjacket designed by John O'Hara Cosgrave II has slight age-toning, shallow edge chipping and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027639

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My Kind of Country - Favorite Writings About New York, Carmer, Carl
10 My Kind of Country - Favorite Writings About New York
Carmer, Carl
New York David McKay Company 1966 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with small previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. 272 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has wear to corners and spine ends, a few short closed edge tears. Photo portrait of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author's writings on New York State spanning thirty years, from Niagara to Montauk Point. They consist of folklore, character sketches, ghost stories, tall stories, pieces on regional history. 024131

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The Summer Paradise in History - A compilation of fact and tradition covering Lake George, Lake Champlain, the Adirondack Mountains, and other sections reached by the rail and steamer lines of the Delaware and Hudson Company, Carpenter, Warwick Stevens
11 The Summer Paradise in History - A compilation of fact and tradition covering Lake George, Lake Champlain, the Adirondack Mountains, and other sections reached by the rail and steamer lines of the Delaware and Hudson Company
Carpenter, Warwick Stevens
1914 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Green-gray boards with Native American illustration in oval on cover, paper label on spine. Tiny spots of wear to corners at base of spine. A few scattering of a few small spots to front board, small previous owner name neatly penned to corner of front board. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers. Frontis portrait (black and white) of Samuel De Champlain. 128 pp. with color fold-out label at rear of book in excellent condition. Paper spine label has chipping and rubbing. 020774

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The Enchanted Years, Carroll Cartwright
12 The Enchanted Years
Carroll Cartwright
Hicksville, NY Exposition Press, Inc. 1975 0682481173 / 9780682481175 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition in original dust jacket, SIGNED by the author. Rust brown boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. Very slight edge wear, no tears or fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages are clean,faint spots to fore edge. Slight browning to fixed endpapers. Signed by author on front free endpaper: "Carroll Cartwright". Small neatly penned previous owner name and address on following blank page in upper right corner. 301 pages. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped, has a few very small shallow chips at spine ends; nice photo portrait of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Memoirs by Carroll Cartwright - a vivid recollection of horse and buggy days in upstate New York. 024453

Price: 40.00 USD
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The Finger Lakes of New York, Charles Harrington
13 The Finger Lakes of New York
Charles Harrington
New York Norfleet Press 1996 0964993414 / 9780964993419 First Paperback Fine 
Fine large paperback (size approx. 9" x 11"). No fading, creasing, or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Stated First Edition with full number line indicating first printing. Gorgeous full color photographs of the Finger Lakes region by Charles Harrington. Introduction by Carol Kammen. 144 pages with index. 027696

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The Finger Lakes Region of New York: A View from Above, Charles W. Feil III; Ernest A. Rose
14 The Finger Lakes Region of New York: A View from Above
Charles W. Feil III; Ernest A. Rose
Scarborough, Maine VFA Publishing 2005 0971406723 / 9780971406728 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Beautiful hardcover book and dust jacket - as new condition. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean black endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated throughout with gorgeous full color photographs taken from the air with the discerning eye of an artist. Includes wonderful information on the wineries of the area as well. 160 pages. 027694

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Protecting Niagara, Christopher J. Carlin
15 Protecting Niagara
Christopher J. Carlin
Ransomville, NY Aegis Press 1995 0964519518 / 9780964519510 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket Jacket 
First Edition, Limited printing of 750 books, of which this is number 013, also inscribed and SIGNED by the author. Nice clean hardcover book - gray cloth boards with black spine, black lettering on cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blue endpapers. Inscribed and signed by author on blank flyleaf: "To Nick - Best wishes. I hope you enjoy the book. - Chris - Christopher J. Carlin - May 23, 1995". Illustrated with black and white photographs, maps. 242 pages. A history of the Niagara County Sheriff's Office in Western New York State. 027374

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16 An Adirondack Archive: The Trail to Windover
Clarkson, Elixabeth Hudnut
Utica, NY North Country Books, Inc. 1993 0-925168-17-3 / 9780925168177 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying; hint of slightest surface wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers (illustrated with maps); no names, writing or marks. 262 pgs. with bibliography. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, has tiny closed tear (1/16") at top of inside flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of Adirondack people and places long since gone or vastly changed. 8vo. Adirondacks. 013210

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I Always Liked It Here: Reminiscences of a Rochesterian, Clune, Henry W
17 I Always Liked It Here: Reminiscences of a Rochesterian
Clune, Henry W
Rochester, NY Friends Of The University Of Rochester Libraries 1983 0961082402 / 9780961082406 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition in dust jacket, SIGNED by the author. Light gray cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. One very small spot on cover (size of grain of rice). No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "For Art and Maureen with best wishes, Henry W. Clune - Jun 1973." A small additional gift inscription in upper left corner of front pastedown. Illustrated with photographs. 377 pages. Clean dust jacket has shallow chipping at top spine edge, a little wear at corners and base of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023779

Price: 20.00 USD
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Main Street Beat, Clune, Henry W.
18 Main Street Beat
Clune, Henry W.
New York W. W. Norton 1947 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Stated FIRST EDITION in original unclipped jacket, SIGNED by the author. Unfaded clean gray cloth boards with red lettering on spine. Two tiny pin-head size holes to front spine gutter; no other wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Signed "Henry W. Clune" on front free endpaper. 269 pages. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped (2.75 on front inside flap), has shallow chipping along top edge (1/4" depth max.), a few very short closed edge tears. Author photo and bio on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024936

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Seen & Heard, Clune, Henry W.
19 Seen & Heard
Clune, Henry W.
Rochester, New York The Democrat and Chronicle 1933 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket Signed
Clean stated "First Edition", signed by author. Clean unfaded blue cloth boards with orange lettering and line decoration on cover, orange background with blue lettering and line decoration on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Signed "Henry W. Clune" on front free endpaper. 100 pages. 024522

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Big Fella, Clune, Henry W.
20 The Big Fella
Clune, Henry W.
New York MacMillan 1956 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. Hint of fading to edges. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few short closed edge tears, slight wear & chipping at spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A story of the raw world of American politics in the early 1900's set in Upstate New York. 013532

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