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Canal Town, Adams, Samuel Hopkins
1 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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Wedding of the Waters The Erie Canal and the Making of a Great Nation, Bernstein, Peter L.
2 Wedding of the Waters The Erie Canal and the Making of a Great Nation
Bernstein, Peter L.
New York W. W. Norton & Company 2005 0393052338 / 9780393052336 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
As new first edition, first printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean beige boards with light blue spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Two-page map of the canal in 1825. 448 pages with index. Clean, crisp dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027382

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Dark Trees to the Wind - A Cycle of York State Years, Carmer, Carl
3 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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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
4 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 Finger Lakes of New York, Charles Harrington
5 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
6 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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I Always Liked It Here: Reminiscences of a Rochesterian, Clune, Henry W.
7 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 Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by the author, in dust jacket. Clean gray cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Signed on front free endpaper by author: "Henry Clune". Newspaper article about the author is laid in. 377 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, one short closed edge tear. Great photo of the author with his dog on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A charming and entertaining book about the author's life in Rochester, NY. Clune was the author of six fine novels as well as a volume in the Rivers of America Series (The Genesee, 1963). 027111

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Main Street Beat, Clune, Henry W.
8 Main Street Beat
Clune, Henry W.
New York W. W. Norton 1947 First Hardcover Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original dust jacket. Gray cloth boards with red lettering on spine. Light soiling. No fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Small previous owner name in top corner of front free endpaper. Pages and edges are clean. 269 pages. Dust jacket with price intact (2.75 on front inside flap), has very shallow chipping at top spine edge (1/8"), minor stain to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025555

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Main Street Beat, Clune, Henry W.
9 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.
10 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

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The Rochester I Know, Clune, Henry W.
11 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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Waterfalls and Gorges of the Finger Lakes, Doeffinger, Derek
12 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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Mostly Canallers, Edmonds, Walter D.
13 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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Canoeing Central New York, Ehling, William P.
14 Canoeing Central New York
Ehling, William P.
Woodstock, Vermont Backcountry Publications 1982 0942440013 / 9780942440010 Paperback Near Fine 
Clean, solid softcover book. Size approx. 7-1/2" x 9". Clean illustrated cover with red and white lettering on both cover and spine. No creasing, chipping or curling. Binding is tight, pages are clean. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs, maps. Well laid out descriptions of put-in and take-out, obstacles and distances, water conditions. 171 pages with glossary. 027686

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Papa Was Positive, Estey, Emily
15 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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The Normalian - 1932 (Volume XII), Foote, Clara F. (Editor)
16 The Normalian - 1932 (Volume XII)
Foote, Clara F. (Editor)
Geneseo, NY Senior Class - State Normal School 1932 First Hardcover Very Good 
College Yearbook for the year 1932 for the State Normal School, Geneseo, NY (Now State University of New York College at Geneseo). Beige cloth boards with burgundy leather spine, unchipped paste-on paper title label on cover. Tiny spots of wear to spine corners, very slight warping to boards. Binding is tight, no cracking; pages are clean (many autographs of class members). Previous owner name neatly penned at base of front fixed endpaper. 145 pages + two pages for autographs (with autographs). Many photographs, plus lovely color printed decorative pages at the start of each new section. Alumni Bulletin (May, 1946) from Geneseo State Teachers College also enclosed. 021009

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Good Enough for Grandpa..., Gerling, Curt
17 Good Enough for Grandpa...
Gerling, Curt
Webster, New York Plaza Publishers 1958 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition, SIGNED by the author, in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean unfaded burgundy boards with gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Signed by author on front free endpaper: "Best regards - Curt Gerling." 237 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has one tiny chip at top front panel edge near corner (smaller than a pea), a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A laughing good look into the history and culture of Rochester, New York - by the author of "Smugtown, U.S.A. 025015

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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.
18 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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Fairytale Railroad, Harter, Henry
19 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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Seasons of a Finger Lakes Winery, Hartsock, John C
20 Seasons of a Finger Lakes Winery
Hartsock, John C
Ithaca, NY Cornell University Press 2011 0801448816 / 9780801448812 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. As new condition. Clean cream boards with burgundy cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 187 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Gary and Rosemary Barletta's story of establishing an award-winning winery (Long Point Winery, on the eastern shore of Cayuga Lake) in the Finger Lakes area of New York, and what it is like to be winemakers in this beautiful region. 027451

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