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The University of Rochester Library Bulletin, Volume XXV [25], Numbers 1 & 2, Autumn-Winter 1969-70

By: Merritt, Howard S.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: University of Rochester Library: 1970

Seller ID: 2266373

Condition: Near Fine


Pages 39 - 42 only, corner stapled between green wrappers. 1970 Stapled Binding. Pages 39 - 42 only, corner stapled between green wrappers. The University of Rochester Library Bulletin, Volume XXV, Numbers 1 & 2, Autumn-Winter 1969-70. CONTENTS: Prints of the Genesee Falls, by Howard S. Merritt. View more info

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The Writings of Stephen Bert Merritt 1878-1963

By: Merritt, Stephen Bert; Moon, Elsie Hotchkin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Prattsburgh Community Historical Society: 1995

Seller ID: 2276947

Condition: Good


Wrappers rubbed. 1995 Trade Paperback. Works include an autobiography, a history of Prattsburgh, and much more! View more info

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Hastings (Images of America)

By: Meyers, Irene R.;

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing: 2003

Seller ID: 1837961

Condition: Near Fine


2003 Trade Paperback. 128 pp. Located in Oswego County in the central part of New York State, the town of Hastings was established in 1825. Indian trails marked the area long before the first plank road in the United States-from Syracuse north to Central Square, the main village in Hastings-was completed in July 1846. With more than two hundred photographs, Hastings shows the people who shaped the town, such as Robert Elliott, who once owned much of the village; the eel weirs, pots, and smokehouse; and the landmark buildings at Caughdenoy, such as the Bates-Elliot Block, Courbats Lumber Mill, ... View more info

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Penn Yan and Keuka Lake (Images of America)

By: Mitchell, Charles R.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing: 2000

Seller ID: 2120146

Condition: Near Fine


Ink gift note inside. 2000 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 128 pp. A collection of historical photographs telling the nearly 200-year story of Penn Yan, a village along the edge of New York's Keuka Lake. Part of Arcadia's Images of America series. View more info

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Keuka Lake (Images of America)

By: Mitchell, Charles R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Arcadia: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2264678

ISBN: 0738510955

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Small crease to front wrapper. 2002 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 128 pp. Nestled among the hills of western New York State is the beautiful lake Keuka, the Indian word for canoe landing. Once visited, the loveliness and serenity of this particular lake in New York's Finger Lakes region draws people back. Visitors return to stay for a week or the summer, and tourists come back, often annually. Many who have lived or summered at the lake return to retire. Keuka Lake brings back the time period from 1850 to 1960, the era of black-and-white photogra... View more info

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Name Index to the History of Monroe County, 1788-1877 by Prof. W.H. McIntosh

By: Monroe County History Office

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Monroe County History Office: 1966

Seller ID: 1808448

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1966 Spiral-Bound Softcover. 143 pp. Original wrappers, plastic comb binding. A useful reference to McIntosh's important historical work on Monroe County, published in 1877. View more info

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Historical Records of a Hundred and Twenty Years, Auburn, N.Y.

By: Monroe, Joel H.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: W.F. Humphrey, Printer: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2204027

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. No jacket. Near fine. 1913 Hard Cover. 270 pp. A history of Auburn from 1793-1913, with accounts of local businesses and prominent individuals. Black-and-white photographs. View more info

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The Mysterious Montague: A True Tale of Hollywood, Golf, and Armed Robbery

By: Montville, Leigh

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2279080

ISBN: 0385520336

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Front jacket flap lightly creased. 2008 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, 303 pp. He was a 1930s golf legend and Hollywood trickster who adamantly refused to be photographed. He never played professionally, yet sports-writing legend Grantland Rice still heralded him as “the greatest golfer in the world.” Then, in 1937, the secrets of John Montague’s past were exposed—leading to a sensational trial that captivated the nation. John Montague was a boisterous enigma. He had a bagful of golf tricks, on and off the course. He could chip a ball acr... View more info

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The Club: Si Quid Veri Inveneris Profer, 1854-1937

By: Morey, William Carey

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Privately Published: 1938

Seller ID: 1849186

Condition: Good


Minor loss from corners, minor ink marks in text, spine lightly stained. Related booklet printed by the IATC laid in. 1938 Trade Paperback. 96 pp. Original wrappers. Printed on laid paper. A history of a literary club founded in Rochester, NY in 1854 under the auspices of The International Association of Torch Clubs, Inc. for Professional Men, including minutes from the first meeting, club members and secretaries, reminiscences, a brief biographical sketch of the club's historian with a memorial, a record of membership, and a chronology of club meetings and subjects. An interesting perspective... View more info

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Morrison's History of Lyons, Wayne Co., New York, 1787-1877

By: Morrison, Wayne E.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: W.E. Morrison & Co., Ovid: 1976

Seller ID: 1833788

Condition: Fine


Ink owner stamp on front endpaper. 1976 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 85 pp. A digest of information pertaining to Lyons, New York taken from the 1877 History of Wayne County and republished with historical illustrations. View more info

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The Story of Erie: Between the Ocean and the Lakes

By: Mott, Edward Harold

Price: $250.00

Publisher: John S. Collins, Publisher: 1899

Seller ID: 2266903

Condition: Very Good


First edition. A few smudges to boards, front hinge repaired. 1899 Large Hardcover. xii, 511, [3], 157, [5] pp. A history of the Erie Railroad, from early suggestions of a wagon road along its route in 1779, through its construction and use to the time of publication. Maps, facsimiles of documents, and engraved portraits throughout. A biographical section featuring notable individuals is appended to the text. View more info

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Biographical Sketches of the State Officers and Members of the Legislature of the State of New York in 1861.

By: Murphy, Wm. D. [William]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Printed for the Author: 1861

Seller ID: 2275136

Condition: Very Good


Edges faded, most of gilt from titles lost, ink name on front flyleaf, same name in pencil on two other pages. 1861 Hard Cover. 298, [12] pp. 8vo. Original brown cloth, gilt titles. Biographical sketches of New York State Legislators. View more info

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Nothing Could Exceed Their Bravery: New Yorkers in Defense of Little Round Top

By: Murray, R.L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Benedum Books: 1999

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2207233

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author, very light general wear to wrappers. Near fine. 1999 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 68 pp. The 44th, 140th and 146th New York Volunteers fought on Little Round Top to keep the Confederates from gaining possession of this strategically important hill. Major General Gouverneur K. Warren, a member of General Meade's staff, helped to secure the position by personally diverting troops to the key elevation just as the Confederates were about to attack. Colonel Patrick O'Rorke, a recent West Point graduate (who finished first in his class), led his re... View more info

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Biography of a River: The People & Legends of the Hudson Valley

By: Mylod, John; Thomas, Alec

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bonanza Books: 1979

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265290

Condition: Very Good


Reissue. Jacket lightly rubbed and toned, top corner of front free endpaper clipped. 1979 Hard Cover. [xii], 244 pp. 8vo. The Hudson Valley refers to the valley of the Hudson River and its adjacent communities in New York State, generally from northern Westchester County northward to the cities of Albany and Troy. Historically a cradle of European settlement in the northeastern United States and a strategic battleground in colonial wars, it now consists of suburbs of the metropolitan area of New York City at its southern end, shading into rural territory, including exurbs, farther north. Geogr... View more info

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American Art Today: New York World's Fair

By: National Art Society

Price: $40.00

Publisher: National Art Society: 1939

Seller ID: 2021984

Condition: Very Good


Binding weak at one point inside, edges a bit rubbed. 1939 Large Softcover. 342 pp. A collection of short pieces on the American art world, released in conjunction with an exhibition at the 1939 New York World's Fair. Includes a foreword by Grover A. Whalen, preface by A. Conger Goodyear, illustrations of numerous paintings, sculptures, and graphic art pieces, and articles by Holger Cahill, Stuart Davis, Jonas Lie, Eugene Speicher, John Gregory, Paul Manship, William Zorach, John Taylor Arms, Anne Goldthwaite, and Hugo Gellert. View more info

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The Quality of Mercy: The Eddie Stillson Story

By: Nessuno, Charles [DeMott, Edward John]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Edward John DeMott / Zookeenys: 2013

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2199222

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author with inscription explaining pen-name: April 13, 2016. Dear Father McKenna, But Wishes for a belated birthday. Hope you enjoy my new books. Ha-ha, about the penname... I don't know... it just seemed to work. Made me less self-conscious when I write. Peace, Love, Joy, --Eddie. Near fine. 2013 Soft Cover. 487 pp. Dear Reader, before we unfold this story to you, it may set the tone and prove used if we first dwell on the words of William Shakespeare in his classic work, The Merchant of Venice. ...let us read a story about noble deeds of mercy in the face of man's inhumanity to man... View more info

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Proceedings of the New York Historical Society. For the Year 1844.; with An Address, Delivered before the New York Historical Society, at its Fortieth Anniversary, 20th November, 1844

By: New York Historical Society; Brodhead, John Romeyn

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Press of the Historical Society / W. Van Norden: 1845

Seller ID: 1892241

Condition: Very Good


Spine lightly creased, tiny divot in middle of spine. 1845 Trade Paperback. 213; 107 pp. Original light brown wrappers. Sewn binding. Includes papers by a number of members of the New York Historical Society, with an address in celebration of the group's fortieth anniversary. Perhaps most notable is the list of additions to the organization's library, which comprises twenty pages and includes books, pamphlets, manuscripts, paintings, engravings, miscellaneous articles, and donations from two members. View more info

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Chips from Our Log, or, Glimpses of Life Aboard the Yacht 'Ripple'

By: Newell, George H.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: R.H. Dennis: 1887

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1862806

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed and dated 'Cuba Aug 6th, 1892, Ella R. Searle'. Ella was Newell's only daughter by his first wife. Searle's writings feature excerpts from her father's writing, including a poem he wrote for Ella. She includes information about the sources from which the writings were taken, as well (e.g., Lines written by my father to Mr. E.F. Chase of Rochester on his 55th Birthday, January, 1887). Boards lightly rubbed. xii, 52 pp. 8vo. Original brown cloth, gilt titles, blind-stamped double rule on front & rear board. George H. Newell was the first commodore of the Rochester Yacht Clu... View more info

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Atlas of Ontario Co. [County] New York. From Actual Surveys and Official Records

By: Nichols, Beach

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Pomeroy, Whitman and Co.: 1874

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205718

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Rebound with new end sheets, original front board cloth mounted on front endpaper. Front board scuffed, title/copyright page missing, otherwise complete. 1874 Large Hardcover. Dozens of maps of towns and villages in Ontario County, New York, with a map of the whole state and surrounding area. Engraved by Worley & Bracher. View more info

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Around Perry (Images of America)

By: Nolan, Christina B.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Arcadia: 2010

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197935

ISBN: 0738572918

Condition: Near Fine


Inscribed and signed by author on title page ('To Richard, Enjoy this history of Perry! Christina B. Nolan'). 2010 Trade Paperback. 128 pp. Fertile land, waterpower, energetic residents, and a sea serpent all contributed to the growth of the town and village of Perry. The town of Perry was first settled in 1807, and later took the name of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry, the hero of the War of 1812. Early mills along Silver Creek provided materials for the growing village, which was incorporated in 1830. Perry made headlines in 1855, when a sea serpent was sighted on Silver Lake and people floc... View more info

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Let's Sing

By: Norton, Maxine Broughton

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Maxine Broughton Norton: 1960

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2277958

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author with doodle but without inscription. Very faint stain on rear wrapper, two ink marks on title page. 1960 Stapled Binding. 31 pp. Sheet music. Words and music by Maxine Broughton Norton. (Mrs. Norton is the radio teacher for Let's Sing program of the New York State F.M. School of the Air and she is a member of the staff of the Music Department, Rochester, New York.) View more info

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Lake Superior (The American Lakes Series)

By: Nute, Grace Lee; Quaife, Milo M.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: The Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2286932

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author (Nute) without inscription on tipped in page. Lacks jacket. Ink owner stamps on front endpapers. 1944 Hard Cover. 376 pp. 8vo. Part of the American Lakes series, recounting the history of Lake Superior from before the arrival of the French through the time of publication. Illustrated with black & white photographs and historical illustrations. Maps on endpapers, woodcut illustration in green ink on series and title pages. This classic history of Lake Superior, from the earliest explorations to the explosion of industry on its shores, takes the reader on a tour f... View more info

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A Finger Lakes Odyssey

By: O'Connor, Lois

Price: $8.00

Publisher: North Country Books: 1975

Seller ID: 2267698

Condition: Very Good


Sticker on rear wrapper, spine creased. 1975 Trade Paperback. xiii, 108 pp. Preface; THE CENTRAL AREA: Sonnenberg Gardens (Canandaigua); The Phelps-Gorham Purchase (Canandaigua); Rose Hill Manor - A Landmark of Elegance (Geneva); The Elizabeth Blackwell Gallery (Geneva); Hoffman Clock Museum (Newark); Norton Chapel-Keuka Collega (Penn Yan); High Tor (Naples); THE SOUTHERN AREA: Corning Glass Center; Art Among Merchandise - The Rockwell Gallery (Corning); Gleen H. Curtiss Museum (Hammondsport); Finger Lakes Wineries; The Greyton Hoyt Taylor Museum (Hammondsport); Sugar Hill Recreation Area (Wat... View more info

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Low Bridges and High Water on the New York State Barge Canal

By: O'Malley, Charles T.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: North Country Books, Inc.: 1991

Seller ID: 2285515

ISBN: 0925168386

Condition: Very Good


3rd printing. 1991 Trade Paperback. viii, 283, [5] pp. The New York State Barge Canal was opened on May 15, 1915. This is the history of the people who built the canal and who operated tugs and barges along this important water route through New York State. View more info

Image for Sketches of Rochester; with Incidental Notices of Western New-York. A Collection of Matters Designed to Illustrate the Progress of Rochester During the First Quarter-Century of Its Existence. Including a Map of the City and Some Representations of Scenery, Edifices, Etc.

Sketches of Rochester; with Incidental Notices of Western New-York. A Collection of Matters Designed to Illustrate the Progress of Rochester During the First Quarter-Century of Its Existence. Including a Map of the City and Some Representations of Scenery, Edifices, Etc.

By: O'Reilly, Henry; Van Slyke, Florence Fischer

Price: $75.00

Publisher: James Brunner: 1984

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2204697

Condition: Near Fine


1984 reissue of 1838 original. Folding map included. Ink note on front endpaper To Judge Forsyth, With love and gratitude for 20 yrs. of dedication and service. Town Hall Employees, Dedication - May 17, 1987, minor wear to jacket corners. xxii, 416 pp. 8vo. Engraved frontispiece of Rochester in 1812, 46 engravings throughout text, including many of religious, government, and commercial buildings in Rochester, and views of the Genesee River. Not in Sabin. Howes O122: Enlarged from the author’s sixteen-page pamphlet of 1835 entitled Rochester in 1835. Correct spelling of his name is said to be... View more info

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Historic New York: Architectural Journeys in the Empire State

By: Olenick, Andy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Landmark Society: 2006

Seller ID: 2206411

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear to jacket. 2006 Large Hardcover. More than five years in the making, this photographic tour de force covers four centuries of landmark architecture in the Empire State. From Hudson Valley mansions and New York skyscrapers to Adirondack Great Camps and Erie Canal cobblestone structures, this handsome volume explores the state s distinctive and diverse buildings and landscapes. View more info

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Historic New York: Architectural Journeys in the Empire State

By: Olenick, Andy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Landmark Society: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2207088

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket faintly rubbed. 2006 Large Hardcover. More than five years in the making, this photographic tour de force covers four centuries of landmark architecture in the Empire State. From Hudson Valley mansions and New York skyscrapers to Adirondack Great Camps and Erie Canal cobblestone structures, this handsome volume explores the state s distinctive and diverse buildings and landscapes. The 224-page coffee-table book was photographed by Andy Olenick and written by Richard O. Reisem. View more info

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Historic New York: Architectural Journeys in the Empire State

By: Olenick, Andy; Reisem, Richard O.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Landmark Society of Western New York: 2006

Seller ID: 2197796

Condition: Fine


Brand new from publisher. Includes original jacket. Still encased in plastic.Fine. 2006 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 224 pp. More than five years in the making, this photographic tour de force covers four centuries of landmark architecture in the Empire State. From Hudson Valley mansions and New York skyscrapers to Adirondack Great Camps and Erie Canal cobblestone structures, this handsome volume explores the state's distinctive and diverse buildings and landscapes. The 224-page coffee-table book was photographed by Andy Olenick and written by Richard O. Reise... View more info

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Historic New York: Architectural Journeys in the Empire State

By: Olenick, Andy; Reisem, Richard O.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Landmark Society of Western New York: 2006

Seller ID: 2202447

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy.Half inch tear to top edge of jacket near spine, two quarter-inch tears to top edge of jacket. 2006 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 224 pp. More than five years in the making, this photographic tour de force covers four centuries of landmark architecture in the Empire State. From Hudson Valley mansions and New York skyscrapers to Adirondack Great Camps and Erie Canal cobblestone structures, this handsome volume explores the state's distinctive and diverse buildings and landscapes. The 224-page coffee-table book was photographed by Andy Olenick an... View more info

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Erie Canal Legacy: Architectural Treasures of the Empire State

By: Olenick, Andy; Reisem, Richard O.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Landmark Society of Western New York: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2264669

ISBN: 0964170663

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Publisher card laid in. A very nice copy. 2000 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 208 pp. Color photographs throughout, map of New York on endpapers. The 176-year-old Erie Canal (completed in 1825) comes to spectacular new life in this 208-page, lavishly illustrated book. 101 cities, towns, villages, and hamlets are given individual attention with stunning color photographs by Andy Olenick and inspired anecdotal text by Richard O. Reisem. It is a memorable visual and historic tour along 363 miles of the old Erie Canal. The book was awarded first prize... View more info