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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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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
2 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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Chase Fruit and Flowers in Natural Colors, Chase Brothers Company
3 Chase Fruit and Flowers in Natural Colors
Chase Brothers Company
Rochester, New York Chase Brothers Company 1922 First Hardcover Good+ 
Gorgeous hardcover book, advertising piece for Chase Brothers Company (horticulture nursery) from Rochester, New York - liberally illustrated in full color. Brown faux leather boards with gold lettering and small decoration and line border on cover. Light surface wear to spine edges, spots of wear-through at corner tips. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, no cracking. Minimal ex-library markings (circular blind-stamped insignia at lower corner of title page; faint ink-stamp to lower corner of blank preliminary page, sleeve on rear fixed endpaper with a small label "For Reference - Not to be taken from this room". Gorgeous full color illustrations of fruits and flowers, trees. 138 pages. Size approx. 8" x 11" 025718

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I Always Liked It Here: Reminiscences of a Rochesterian, Clune, Henry W.
4 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.
5 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.
6 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.
7 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.
8 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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The Settlers - A Historical Novel, Eastman, E. R.
9 The Settlers - A Historical Novel
Eastman, E. R.
Watkins Glen, NY Century House 1950 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Printing in original dust jacket. Clean dark green boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with map-illustrated endpapers (small previous owner last name on front free endpaper). 280 pages. Illustrated dust jacket is unchipped, has a few very tiny closed edge tears, slightest hint of soiling. Nice photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A carefully researched Americana novel in which author picks up the thread of his earlier work, THE DESTROYERS. We meet again Nate Williams and his wife Constant, thirty years after their marriage in the days when they were young and daring scouts helping Clinton and Sullivan wrest the "Genesee Country" from Native Americans. A vivid and realistic account of pioneer travel, how the woods were cleared, crops raised, cabins built and furnished. 026174

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Chad Hanna, Edmonds, Walter D.
10 Chad Hanna
Edmonds, Walter D.
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1940 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Clean red cloth boards with small gold illustration on cover, black title box with gold lettering, gold and black decorative horizontal lines on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers; small corner clip to rear free endpaper; no names, writing or marks. 548 pages. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (2.75 on front inside flap), has very tiny shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges, one 1-1/2" closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A story of the year 1836 in Erie Canal country. 021456

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Papa Was Positive, Estey, Emily
11 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)
12 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
13 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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Fairytale Railroad, Harter, Henry
14 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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Seaplane  (Program for the musical play based on the exploits of Glenn H. Curtiss), Keuka Lake Players
15 Seaplane (Program for the musical play based on the exploits of Glenn H. Curtiss)
Keuka Lake Players
Hammondsport, New York Keuka Lake Players 1992 Paperback Fine 
Program for the original musical play based on the life of Glenn H. Curtiss presented by the Keuka Lake Players in Hammondsport, New York July 30-August 23, 1992 at the Hammondsport High School Auditorium. Two ticket stubs to the play are also included. Very clean booklet with stapled binding, nicely illustrated on front cover with a Curtiss seaplane and blue lettering. Size approx. 5-1/2" x 8-1/2". Includes cast of characters with historical descriptions, cast biographies, list of scenes from the play, production staff, advertising. 60 pages. 024797

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Persons, Places and Things in the Finger Lakes Region, Klees, Emerson
16 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

Price: 8.00 USD
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The Life and Work of William Pryor Letchworth - Student and Minister of Public Benevolence, Larned, J. N.
17 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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The Finger Lakes, McCarthy, John Francis and Linda Bishop McCarthy
18 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

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Bloomers and Bugles, Merrill, Arch
19 Bloomers and Bugles
Merrill, Arch
New York American Book-Stratford Press, Inc. 1958 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by the author, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean gray boards with dark blue 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 no previous owner markings. Signed on front free endpaper by the author: "Arch Merrill". 215 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Covers the period between the passing of the frontier and the close of the Civil war, picking up the threads of regional history where its popular predecessor, PIONEER PROFILES, left them. Surging expansion of the new age of steam, of reform and new ideas, of seething debate, adventurour men and women of Central-Western New York. 026368

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Fame In Our Time, Merrill, Arch
20 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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