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Art and History

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Genesee Valley Council On the Arts: 1976

Seller ID: 2275135

Condition: Very Good


Spine and wrappers lightly toned, minor ink underlining. 1976 Soft Cover. 63 pp. Number five in a Series published by the Genesee Valley Coucil of the Arts and the State University College at Geneseo, N.Y. Includes black-and-white illustrations. Art and history of Western New York dating from the 1700s to the 1900s. View more info

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Warner's Safe Cook Book

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Warner's Safe Remedies, Co.: 1911

Seller ID: 2276047

Condition: Good


Faint stain to spine base, top corner of front wrapper stained, front hinge starting. 1911 Soft Cover. 474 pp. Recipes include soups, fish, shell-fish, sauces, meats, poultry, game, salad, eggs, vegetables, fritters, bread, pastries, pudding sauces, puddings, custards and creams, cake, ice creams and water ices, fruit jellies, canning and preserving, dried fruits, potted game, serving fresh fruits, butter and cheese, tea, coffee, and other drinks, candies, and other topics. View more info

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History of the Presbytery of Western New York

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Presbytery of Western New York: 1976

Seller ID: 2278637

Condition: Very Good


Spine and wrapper edges faintly toned, bottom corner of front wrapper creased. 1976 Soft Cover. vi, 147 pp. Published in commemoration of the bicentennial of the United States, 1776-1976. CONTENTS: The Revolutionary Church, by Willard B. Dittmar; Early Religious Work Among the Indians of Western New York--1765-1889, by Willard B. Dittmar; The Niagara Presbytery--1817-1932, by William D. Cecil, Sr.; The Buffalo Presbytery--1823-1932, by The Rev. Walter V. Watson; The Caledonia Presbytery--1827-1958, by The Rev. Walter V. Watson; The Presbytery of Buffalo-Niagara--1933-1958, by Harriet F. Montag... View more info

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The Hudson River

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Hudson River Day Line:

Seller ID: 2280087

Condition: Very Good


stain to bottom corner of front wrapper, pencil note on rear wrapper and on front wrapper verso. Postcards have not been written on. Unpaginated. A bound collection of postcards of the Hudson River, with perforated edges. View more info

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A Centennial Retrospective: The City of Canandaigua, 1913-2013

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Messenger Post Media: 2013

Seller ID: 2287696

ISBN: 1597254738

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. An excellent copy. 2013 Large Hardcover. 136 pp. Pediment Publishing presents 100 years of Canandaigua history through stunning photographs. This beautiful hardcover, heirloom-quality coffee-table book features stunning images of the life and times of the area. This unique glimpse truly captures the rich history of the area from 1913 to today. View more info

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Rochester Heritage Cookbook [Cook Book]

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary: 1963

Seller ID: 2289486

Condition: Very Good


Light smudge on rear wrapper, small chip along top corner of front wrapper. 1963 Spiral-Bound Softcover. 209 pp. A tribute: As we collected recipes and read historical notes, we became aware of the part many people organizations and industries have played in making Rochester, NY, a healthful place in which to live. Rochester : A pinch of history: Best known today as the Kodak City, Rochester over the years has had a succession o nicknames that aptly characterized its historic eras. The Falls Town, planted on the lower Genesee by Colonel Rochester 151 years ago (1812), was chartered five years ... View more info

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A Guide in the Wilderness; or the History of the First Settlements in the Western Counties of New York with Useful Instructions to Future Settlers. In a Series of Letters Addressed by Judge Cooper, of Cooperstown, to William Sampson, Barrister, of New York

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1965

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2289814

Condition: Very Good


1965 reissue of 1897 edition (the first to include an introduction by James Fenimore Cooper). A few stains to wrappers, sticker on front wrapper verso. ix, 50 pp. A Guide in the Wilderness; or the History of the First Settlements in the Western Counties of New York with Useful Instructions to Future Settlers. In a Series of Letters Addressed by Judge Cooper, of Cooperstown, to William Sampson, Barrister, of New York. View more info

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A Condensed History of the 143d Regiment New York Volunteer Infantry, of the Civil War 1861-1865. Together with a Register or Roster of All the Members of the Regiment, and the War Record of Each Member, as Recorded in the Adjutant-General's Office, at Albany, N.Y. [143rd]

By: A Committee of the 143d Regiment Association

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Newburgh Journal Printing House and Book-Bindery: 1909

Seller ID: 2067971

Condition: Good


Binding a bit shaken, ink name, address, & date on front flyleaf, note about previous owner affixed to front endpaper explains his relation to a Civil War veteran, additional photograph tipped in following dedication page with labels related to same veteran added, tear to one photograph. 1909 Hard Cover. 239 pp. 8vo. Purple blind-stamped cloth, gilt titles. Includes two black & white photographs of groups of soldiers, and several individual photographs of officers. View more info

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Spanning the Century: The Life of W. Averell Harriman, 1891-1986

By: Abramson, Rudy

Price: $12.00

Publisher: William Morrow and Company, Inc.: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285226

ISBN: 0688043526

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket spine head and spine base lightly bumped. 1992 Hard Cover. 779 pp. When Averell Harriman was born in 1891 during the presidency of Benjamin Harrison, the life expectancy for the American male was fifty years. The telephone was a new invention, radio was still in the future, and trolley cars were drawn by horses. When he died in 1986 at the age of ninety-four, during the Reagan administration, the final cables of his unique diplomatic career were transmitted by satellite; and he returned from the last of his more than a hundred round trips across the Atlantic aboard the Co... View more info

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Canal Town: A Novel

By: Adams, Samuel Hopkins

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Peoples Book Club / Consolidated Book Publishers: 1944

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2279311

Condition: Very Good


Book club edition. Very good in good jacket. Ink name on title page, minor sticker removal mark on front endpaper, jacket edges rubbed with minor loss from corners. 1944 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 470 pp. A historical novel set in Palmyra, NY in the era of the construction of the Erie Canal. Endpapers feature idyllic color illustration of the Erie Canal & surrounding countryside. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Samuel Hopkins Adams (January 26, 1871 - November 15, 1958) was an American writer, best known for his investigative journalism. Adams was born in Dunkirk, New York. In... View more info

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The Hammer Conspiracies

By: Aloi, Frank A.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Parthenon / 20th Century Books: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2269617

ISBN: 0866490469

Condition: Very Good


First edition - a paperback original (quite a bit scarcer than the 2nd printing in plain black wrappers). Wrappers lightly rubbed, ink name and a few faint spots inside front wrapper. 1982 Trade Paperback. 564 pp. 8 1/4 x 5 1/4. Pictorial front wrapper. Details investigations of mafia activity in Rochester, New York, the subsequent trials, and the debacle that followed. It is a story of perjured detectives, gang wars, organized crime, overthrown convictions, imprisoned law enforcement officers and prosecutors, faulty police work, and corrupt officials. Vincent 'Jimmy the Hammer' Massaro was hi... View more info

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Second Story: Rochester's Monroe Avenue (Above the First Floor) - Through the Eyes of Twenty-Five Area Photographers

By: Anderson, Jim

Price: $5.00

Publisher: South East Arts Development: 2002

Seller ID: 2197691

Condition: Very Good


2002 Soft Cover. 80 pp. A beautiful collection of color photography focusing on the rooftops of Monroe Avenue in Rochester, NY. View more info

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The United States and Canada, in 1832, 1833, and 1834. in Two Volumes.

By: Arfwedson, C.D.

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Richard Bentley: 1834

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2290421

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Howes A-304, Sabin 1943. Rebound in half leather with new end sheets. Spines a bit faded, front and end matter foxed (including frontispieces), a few other pages lightly foxed. 1834 Half-Leather. vii, [1], 433, [1]; vii, [1], 418, [2] pp. 8vo. Engraved frontispieces of the source of the Hudson River and the first Dutch governor's house in Albany, New York. View more info

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Christ in Art and Symbolism

By: Asbury First Methodist Church

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Asbury First Methodist Church: 1964

Seller ID: 2277940

Condition: Good


Light edge wear. 1964 Hard Cover. An exploration of the meanings and interpretations of the art found in Asbury First Methodist Church. View more info

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The Gangs of New York

By: Asbury, Herbert

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Old Town Books: 1989

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2285516

ISBN: 0880294299

Condition: Near Fine


Reissue. Jacket lightly rubbed, tiny sticker remnant on front endpaper. 1989 Hard Cover. xviii, [2], 400 pp. 8vo. A modern reissue of the book that inspired the film starring Daniel Day Lewis. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Herbert Asbury (September 1, 1889 – February 24, 1963) was an American journalist and writer who is best known for his true crime books detailing crime during the 19th and early 20th century such as Gem of the Prairie, Barbary Coast: An Informal History of the San Francisco Underworld and The Gangs of New York. The Gangs of New York was later adapted for film as Martin Scorsese's Gang... View more info

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The Works: Anatomy of a City

By: Ascher, Kate; Marech, Wendy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Penguin Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2281488

ISBN: 1594200718

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Minor stain to jacket spine base, top edge of jacket lightly bumped. 2005 Large Hardcover. 228 pp. 11.5 x 8.8. How much do you really know about the systems that keep a city alive? The Works: Anatomy of a City contains everything you ever wanted to know about what makes New York City run. When you flick on your light switch the light goes on--how? When you put out your garbage, where does it go? When you flush your toilet, what happens to the waste? How does water get from a reservoir in the mountains to your city faucet? How do flowers get to your corner store from Holland, or ... View more info

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The Vanderbilt Era: Profiles of a Gilded Age

By: Auchincloss, Louis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200493

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Pages toned.Jacket toned. 1989 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 214 pp. The Vanderbilt Era; The Commodore; William Henry; Cornelius II and Chauncey Depew; William K. and Alva; George and Richard Morris Hunt; The Daughters of William Henry; Henry White; Gertrude Whitney; Florence Adele Sloane; Consuelo; Grace; John Singer Sargent; Jay Gould; Augustus Saint-Gaudens; Edmund C. Stanton; Edith Wharton; Henry Adams and His Brothers; Louis C. Tiffany and Stanford White; Mrs. Astor and Ward McAllister; John Pierpont Morgan; Genealogical Chart of the Vanderbil... View more info

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Genesee River (Postcard History Series)

By: Babbitt, John & Sue; Braack, Craig R.

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199809

ISBN: 0738597821

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Near fine. 2012 Trade Paperback. 127 pp. One of the few rivers in the United States running south to north, the Genesee River was the result of the last great ice sheet that covered New York roughly 10,000 years ago. The Seneca Nation fished and hunted along the river, important to New York since the beginnings of time. In the early 1800s, it served as a source of waterpower for numerous industries. It provided water for early canals, and when the canals gave way to railroads, special sites along the river became popular destinations for entertainment. From the early 1800s, Onta... View more info

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Life at Vassar: 75 Years in Pictures

By: Bacon, Marion

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Vassar Cooperative Bookshop: 1940

Seller ID: 2276898

Condition: Very Good


One inch tear along bottom edge of front jacket panel, half inch tear along top edge of front jacket panel, a few minor stains to jacket, front jacket flap price-clipped. Ink name on front endpaper. 1940 Large Hardcover. 124 pp. Life at Vassar, in 140 pictures and captions based on college records, recalls a past of which every Vassar graduate was part. Vassar College (/?væs?r/ VASS-?r) is a private, coeducational, liberal arts college in the town of Poughkeepsie, New York, in the United States. Founded in 1861 by Matthew Vassar, it was the first degree-granting institution of higher educatio... View more info

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Transactions of the Medical Society of the State of New York, for the Year 1865.

By: Bailey, Wm. H.; Hyde, Frederick; Robertson, C.A.; Taylor, Charles Fayette; Hough, Franklin B.; Gay, Chas. C.F.; West, Henry S.; Burr, Charles; Eastman, H.N.; Doctor Armsby; Vanderpoel, S.O.; Taylor, Isaac E.; Smith, Wm. Manlius; Ramsay, Cyrus; Richardson

Price: $75.00

Publisher: C. Wendell, Printer.: 1865

Seller ID: 2275125

Condition: Good


Margins stained, some loss along spine edges, front free endpaper removed. 1865 Hard Cover. vii, [1], 375, [3] pp. 8vo. A collection of medical papers by various authors, with discussions of: phlegmonoid erysipelas; meningitis; quinine; ligature of the subclavian artery; pneumonia; placenta previa; smallpox and vaccinations; opium; remedial inhalation; the insane poor and asylums; the ophthalmoscope; epithelial cancer; diploteratology; Chautauqua County physicians; Mason F. Cogswell, M.D.; Thomas Goodsell, M.D.; Pelatiah Brooks, M.D.; James Stewart, M.D. Illustrated with color and black-and-wh... View more info

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Newspaper Boy

By: Barker, Thomas B.

Price: $7.95

Publisher: CreateSpace: 2011

Seller ID: 1673749

Condition: Fine


Brand new from author. 2011 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 94pp. Travel to the 1950's with Tom Barker as he takes you on his Rollfast Bicycle for a ride back in time when the minimum wage was $1 an hour, a stamp cost 3 cents and a newspaper was a nickel. Tom takes you on a visit to the lost world of the delivery of the mighty newspaper by an army of teens. Learn how hundreds of newspaper carriers got the latest news, fashion, sports, and advertising out to the masses. Understand the importance of the newspaper boy institution and the famous people it has influen... View more info

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The Legend of the Pikesville Cave

By: Barker, Thomas B.

Price: $12.99

Publisher: CreateSpace: 2015

Seller ID: 2112071

ISBN: 1514721686

Condition: Fine


Brand new from publisher. 2015 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. iv, 235, [1] pp. In this fiction/fantasy novel follow a seventeen year old mercenary from Germany as he fights in the Civil War, blows up ammunition trains, and through his experience with the newly patented dynamite builds railroads across America. Along the way he discovers a cave with a magic elixir, Fountain of Youth and builds a national attraction near the town he established in the hills of Pennsylvania. Meet the woman he marries, who he saved from a renegade Indian attack on the western plains... View more info

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Seventy Years of Amazing Technical Progress: A Series of Essays

By: Barker, Thomas B.

Price: $23.95

Publisher: Thomas B. Barker: 2018

Seller ID: 2280438

ISBN: 1731043392

Condition: Near Fine


Bottom corner lightly bumped. 2018 Large Softcover. We have more books available by this author!. vii, 112 pp. From the early days of the space race to the age of computers, Tom Barker relives his experiences during the development of modern technological advances. Professor Emeritus Barker takes you on a journey from his own perspective and personal experience. His journey along the way includes some of his own hands-on contributions to this exponential explosion of technical progress in the past 70 years. Fully illustrated with images of old, forgotten, and the discarded along with the new i... View more info

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Pultneyville Yacht Club 1979 Membership Log

By: Barker, Tom

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Pultneyville Yacht Club, Inc.: 1979

Seller ID: 1768250

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed, owner sticker on rear wrapper. 1979 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 68 pp. Pages printed on recto only. Original wrappers. Includes: 1979 club calendar; names and photographs of 1979 officers' list of of committees and chairmen with associated purposes; racing schedule; chart of harbor and yacht club facilities; list of club members and family along with their boat names; 1979 in pictures; club constitution and by-laws; policies on membership and dockage; club history; list of past commodores; race trophies - winners of 1978; quick reference guide... View more info

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4 Score & 4 Rochester Portraits 1984

By: Barnes, Joseph W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Rochester Sesquicentennial Inc.: 1984

Seller ID: 2265024

Condition: Near Fine


Edges slightly faded. 1984 Trade Paperback. 172 pp. Illustrated portraits and biographical information on notable historical Rochester residents. View more info

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4 Score & 4 Rochester Portraits 1984

By: Barnes, Joseph W.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Rochester Sesquicentennial Inc.: 1984

Seller ID: 2268444

Condition: Very Good


Ink name on front wrapper, sticker inside front wrapper presenting the volume as gift from the Women's Coalition of Downtown and the Eastman Kodak Company. 1984 Trade Paperback. 172 pp. Illustrated portraits and biographical information on notable historical Rochester residents. View more info

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The Boyd-Parker Story: Groveland Ambuscade, September 1779 - An Incident of the Sullivan Expedition, September - 1779

By: Bartlett, Charles E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Castile Historical Society / Maxon Print: 1956

Seller ID: 2279575

Condition: Near Fine


Faint mark on front wrapper. 1956 Stapled Binding. 12 pp. Fold-out map of Groveland Ambuscade follows text. A brief account of the ambush of Boyd and Parker during the Sullivan Expedition of 1779, in which they were overrun by Loyalists and Seneca Indians. A monument marks the site of the attack, and Boyd and his men are now buried at Mount Hope Cemetery in Rochester, New York. View more info

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Genesee Valley Events: 1668-1986

By: Beale, Irene A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chestnut Hill Press: 1986

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2286756

ISBN: 0960813233

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author without inscription on title page. Spine slightly faded, owner bookplate inside front wrapper. 1986 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 198 pp. An accomplished historian and storyteller, Irene Beale has gathered a rich double handful of Valley events that recall people happenings and lore through some three hundred years of Valley living. View more info

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William P. Letchworth: A Man for Others

By: Beale, Irene A.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Chestnut Hill Press: 1994

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2286757

ISBN: 0960813209

Condition: Good


Signed by author without inscription on title page. Edges and title page foxed, owner bookplate inside front wrapper. 1994 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. x, 214 pp. This book captured the essence of the man who to much is given, much is expected in the 19th century when children were relegated to almshouses and were homeless in the streets in the backdrop of wealth and industrialization in New York State. The book captures the psychology of this man whose legacy continues today. It is a well written book that captures the dramatic events influencing and shaping ... View more info

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Genesee Valley People 1743-1962

By: Beale, Irene A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chestnut Hill Press: 1983

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2286759

ISBN: 0960813217

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author without inscription on title page. Spine slightly faded, ink gift note on copyright page. 1983 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. vii, [1], 224 pp. These accounts of the lives of moer than fifty persons present authentic Genesee Valley history at its most readable. An introduction to the social history of the Valley, it is even more a parade across the years of memorable personalities. -from the rear board View more info