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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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A Journey Through The Genesee Country, Finger Lakes Region and Mohawk Valley - from Patrick Campbell's Travels in the Interior Inhabited Parts of North America in the Years 1791 and 1792, Campbell, Patrick
3 A Journey Through The Genesee Country, Finger Lakes Region and Mohawk Valley - from Patrick Campbell's Travels in the Interior Inhabited Parts of North America in the Years 1791 and 1792
Campbell, Patrick
Rochester, NY University of Rochester Libraries 1978 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition in this format in clean original slipcase. Beige boards with brown cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean map-decorated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. With an Introduction by Henry Clune and a Preface by Robert L. Volz. Black and white illustrations. Clean beige paper-covered slipcase with marbled title paste on, gold lettering. No fading, no cracking or chipping, as new. 028096

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Dark Trees to the Wind - A Cycle of York State Years, Carmer, Carl
4 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
5 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
6 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
7 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.
8 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.
9 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.
10 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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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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Stars in the Water: The story of the Erie Canal, Condon, George E
12 Stars in the Water: The story of the Erie Canal
Condon, George E
Garden City, New York Doubleday 1974 0385066422 / 9780385066426 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean gray cloth boards with brown cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Black and white illustrations. 38 pages with index. Clean illustrated jacket has very shallow chipping at spine ends, a few short closed edge tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 028133

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Mr. Ryder's Trophy, Durham, Shirley Dusinberre
13 Mr. Ryder's Trophy
Durham, Shirley Dusinberre
Sleeping Bear Press 2002 1585361119 / 9781585361113 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, first printing, in clean unclipped dust jacket, with SIGNED letter from author. Clean hardcover book, unfaded black boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. No previous owner markings. Illustrations by the author. 286 pages + bibliography. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears, slightest hint of edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel about and a tribute to the game of golf, the Ryder Cup, and the original intent of the matches. 027972

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No Drums - A Historical Novel, Eastman, Edward R.
14 No Drums - A Historical Novel
Eastman, Edward R.
Ithaca, NY American Agriculturist 1951 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Printing, inscribed and SIGNED by the author to his friend, in clean original dust jacket. Very clean maroon pebbled cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering on cover and spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed on front free endpaper: "To my friend Paul with kindest regards of Ed." 280 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, has several closed tears; nice photo and biography of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. In addition to being an interesting and moving tale of the human drama during the American Civil War, this book is historically accurate in its description of how the vast majority of the people in America lived during that era. 027813

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Rome Haul, Edmonds, Walter D.
15 Rome Haul
Edmonds, Walter D.
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1929 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean dark blue cloth boards with red-orange stamped lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Previous owner name and date, note, penned on front free endpaper. 347 pages. Clean jacket is not price clipped (1.00 on front inside flap), has several closed edge tears, very small edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel of life along the Erie Canal in the 1850's. 028417

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Fifty Hikes in Central New York - Hikes and Backpacking Trips from the Western Adirondacks to the Finger Lakes, Ehling, William
16 Fifty Hikes in Central New York - Hikes and Backpacking Trips from the Western Adirondacks to the Finger Lakes
Ehling, William
Woodstock, Vermont Backcountry Publications 1998 0881503290 / 9780881503296 Second edition Paperback Fine 
Clean bright trade paperback. No creasing, chipping or curling. All pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 239 pages. 50 hikes, illustrated with maps and with photographs by the author. 027741

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Canoeing Central New York, Ehling, William P.
17 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
18 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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American Guide Series: Rochester and Monroe County - A History and Guide, Federal Writers' Project Works Progress Administration
19 American Guide Series: Rochester and Monroe County - A History and Guide
Federal Writers' Project Works Progress Administration
Rochester, New York Scrantom's / The City of Rochester and The Genesee Book Club 1937 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Clean hardcover book with faux leather burgundy hardcover binding, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fading, bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Foreword by Harry L. Hopkins. Illustrated with three wonderful large fold-out maps (all present), smaller maps, photographs. 460 pages with index. 028098

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Normalian - 1932 (Volume XII), Foote, Clara F. (Editor)
20 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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