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Rochester Voices: Uncommon Writings From Common People

By: Talarico, Ross

Price: $7.00

Publisher: David Lang Publisher: 1989

Seller ID: 2263407

ISBN: 0962071412

Condition: Very Good


Faintly rubbed. 1989 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. A collection of poems from the jewel of the Genesee, Western NY's own city of Rochester. View more info

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The Empire State Building: The Making of a Landmark

By: Tauranac, John

Price: $7.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin: 1997

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2285213

ISBN: 0312148240

Condition: Fine


First printing. A fine copy. 1997 Trade Paperback. 383 pp. The Empire State Building is the landmark book on one of the world’s most notable landmarks. Since its publication in 1995, John Tauranac’s book, focused on the inception and construction of the building, has stood as the most comprehensive account of the structure. Moreover, it is far more than a work in architectural history; Tauranac tells a larger story of the politics of urban development in and through the interwar years. In a new epilogue to the Cornell edition, Tauranac highlights the continuing resonance and influence of t... View more info

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Songs of the University of Rochester

By: The Class of 1908

Price: $30.00

Publisher: .: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266331

Condition: Good


First edition. No jacket, two circular faint marks on front and rear boards, front and rear hinges starting. 1908 Large Hardcover. 58 pp. Songs of the University of Rochester presented to the College by the Class of 1908. ...we have tried to select those songs which seem to reflect most clearly a distinctly Rochester spirit. View more info

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Through Half a Century: Commemorating the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Founding of the Country Club of Rochester

By: The Country Club of Rochester

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Country Club of Rochester: 1945

Seller ID: 2271253

Condition: Very Good


Bottom corner lightly rubbed, boards a bit toned, light spot on front board corner. 1945 Hard Cover. 46 pp. 8vo. A limited edition history of the Country Club of Rochester, including a history of the club, the president's letter written for the publication, a list of officers and stewards, committees, and members for 1944-45. Members included such notable individuals as Carl Bausch, Samuel Durand, Frank E. Gannett, Frank W. Lovejoy, Gilbert McCurdy, F. Harper Sibley, and last but not least, Richard Nixon (who would become president five years later. Includes black & white photographs throughou... View more info

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Capture Rochester & DVD

By: The Democrat & Chronicle

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Pediment: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2196027

ISBN: 1597251445

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Includes DVD. Pamphlets from the George Eastman house laid in. 2008 Large Hardcover. The best Rochester photo book ever! How can we be sure it's the best? Check out the numbers. The Democrat and Chronicle asked its readers for Rochester photos. Local photographers responded with 25,917 of them. Then, 7,642 editors voted 1,501,279 times for their favorites. Based on the vote, the best of the best were taken to create the Capture Rochester book, a hard-bound, fine-art photography book that captures the essence of Rochester life. At 160 pages, and full of the best photos you've eve... View more info

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Capture Rochester & DVD

By: The Democrat & Chronicle

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Pediment Publishing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1681994

ISBN: 1597251445

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Includes DVD and original jacket.Very Good. 2008 Large Hardcover. The best Rochester photo book ever! How can we be sure it's the best? Check out the numbers. The Democrat and Chronicle asked its readers for Rochester photos. Local photographers responded with 25,917 of them. Then, 7,642 editors voted 1,501,279 times for their favorites. Based on the vote, the best of the best were taken to create the Capture Rochester book, a hard-bound, fine-art photography book that captures the essence of Rochester life. At 160 pages, and full of the best photos you've ever seen, it's the bo... View more info

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Capture Rochester & DVD

By: The Democrat & Chronicle

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Pediment Publishing: 2008

Seller ID: 1897614

ISBN: 1597251445

Condition: Near Fine


Includes original jacket.Near Fine. 2008 Large Hardcover. 160 pp. The best Rochester photo book ever! How can we be sure it's the best? Check out the numbers. The Democrat and Chronicle asked its readers for Rochester photos. Local photographers responded with 25,917 of them. Then, 7,642 editors voted 1,501,279 times for their favorites. Based on the vote, the best of the best were taken to create the Capture Rochester book, a hard-bound, fine-art photography book that captures the essence of Rochester life. At 160 pages, and full of the best photos you've ever seen, it's the book all of Roche... View more info

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Capture Rochester & DVD

By: The Democrat & Chronicle

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Pediment Publishing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2197743

ISBN: 1597251445

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Includes DVD and original jacket, ink note on half-title page.Very Good. 2008 Large Hardcover. First edition. Includes DVD. The best Rochester photo book ever! How can we be sure it's the best? Check out the numbers. The Democrat and Chronicle asked its readers for Rochester photos. Local photographers responded with 25,917 of them. Then, 7,642 editors voted 1,501,279 times for their favorites. Based on the vote, the best of the best were taken to create the Capture Rochester book, a hard-bound, fine-art photography book that captures the essence of Rochester life. At 160 pages,... View more info

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The Score 1929: An Eastman School of Music Yearbook

By: The Eastman School of Music

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Genesee Press: 1929

Seller ID: 2203694

Condition: Very Good


Light rubbing to boards. 1929 Hard Cover. A vintage yearbook from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY. View more info

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Applehood & Motherpie: Handpicked Recipes from Upstate New York

By: The Junior League of Rochester

Price: $15.00

Publisher: J.L.R. Publications: 1981

Seller ID: 2197960

Condition: Very Good


Minimal visible wear on covers and along spine. Pages remain bright, clear and unmarked.No Jacket - Pictorial Cover. 1981 Spiral-Bound Hardcover. 320 pp. [10 pp. Index] A cookbook filled with great ideas submitted by Upstate New York's finest in-home cooks. The Genesee Valley yields a rich harvest of produce; the most well-known is the upstate apple in its many varieties. In Applehood & Motherpie, there are many recipes that feature the apple to its fullest potential, in all types of cookery. Inducted into the McIlhenny Hall of Fame, an award given for book sales that exceed 100,000 copies. T... View more info

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The Rochester Historical Society Publication Fund Series, Vol. VII [Volume 7]

By: The Rochester Historical Society; Foreman, Edward R.; Wiltsie, Charles H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Rochester Historical Society: 1928

Seller ID: 2289035

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Top page ridge faintly foxed, sticker on front endpaper. 1928 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiv, 485 pp. CONTENTS: Illustrations; Officers and Managers, 1928-1929; Presidents from 1861-1928; Forms of Bequests and Devices; Foreword; Discovery of an Audubon Portrait of Col. Nathaniel Rochester, by Edward R. Foreman; Early Masonic History in Rochester, by John B. Mullan; A Forgotten French Loan, by Thomas F. Meehan; American Economic and Diplomatic Frontiers of the Future, by Elon Huntington Hooker; Thomas Morris, by Charles F. Milliken; From Canton to Roche... View more info

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The Rochester Historical Society Publication Fund Series, Vol. VII [Volume 7]

By: The Rochester Historical Society; Foreman, Edward R.; Wiltsie, Charles H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Rochester Historical Society: 1928

Seller ID: 2289036

Condition: Good


No jacket. Stain on top corner of rear board, spine very faintly toned, top and bottom poage ridges very faintly foxed, sticker on front endpaper. 1928 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiv, 485 pp. CONTENTS: Illustrations; Officers and Managers, 1928-1929; Presidents from 1861-1928; Forms of Bequests and Devices; Foreword; Discovery of an Audubon Portrait of Col. Nathaniel Rochester, by Edward R. Foreman; Early Masonic History in Rochester, by John B. Mullan; A Forgotten French Loan, by Thomas F. Meehan; American Economic and Diplomatic Frontiers of the Future, by Elon... View more info

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The Rochester Historical Society Publication Fund Series, Volume II [2]

By: The Rochester Historical Society; Foreman, Edward R.; Wiltsie, Charles H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Rochester Historical Society: 1923

Seller ID: 2289037

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Small white smudges on front board, ink name on front paste-down endpaper, pencil name on front endpaper. 1923 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxviii, 313 pp. CONTENTS: Dedication Page; Publication Patrons, 1923-1924; Provisions as to Life Patrons, Life Members, and Publication Patrons; Illustrations: Sketch of Rochester in 1827, by Captain Basil Hall, R.N.; Note on Frontispiece; Officers and Managers, 1923-1924; Presidents, from Organization to 1923, Inclusive; Foreword; Note on Lewis Henry Morgan Chapter; Illustration: Home of Lewis Henry Morgan; Lewis He... View more info

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The Rochester Historical Society Publication Fund Series, Volume II [2]

By: The Rochester Historical Society; Foreman, Edward R.; Wiltsie, Charles H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Rochester Historical Society: 1923

Seller ID: 2289038

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Board edges very lightly rubbed. 1923 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxviii, 313 pp. CONTENTS: Dedication Page; Publication Patrons, 1923-1924; Provisions as to Life Patrons, Life Members, and Publication Patrons; Illustrations: Sketch of Rochester in 1827, by Captain Basil Hall, R.N.; Note on Frontispiece; Officers and Managers, 1923-1924; Presidents, from Organization to 1923, Inclusive; Foreword; Note on Lewis Henry Morgan Chapter; Illustration: Home of Lewis Henry Morgan; Lewis Henry Morgan, Scientist, Philosopher, Humanist, by Algernon Sidney Crapsey,... View more info

Image for Centennial History of Rochester, New York, Volume II [2] - Home Builders (The Rochester Historical Society Publication Fund Series Vol. XI [Volume 11])

Centennial History of Rochester, New York, Volume II [2] - Home Builders (The Rochester Historical Society Publication Fund Series Vol. XI [Volume 11])

By: The Rochester Historical Society; Foreman, Edward R.; Wiltsie, Charles H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Rochester Historical Society: 1932

Seller ID: 2289040

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Spine head and spine base very lightly rubbed, top page ridge faintly foxed. 1932 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 431 pp. 9 3/8 x 6 1/2. Numerous illustrations. Contents include: A Retrospect of Music in Rochester by Steward B. Sabin; Influence of Women in the Life of Rochester by Mrs. Harriet Brown Dow; The Funny-Bone of Early Rochester by Arthur C. Parker, etc. View more info

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The Rochester Historical Society Publications Volume XXIII [23]: Part I -- The Life and Works of Jane Marsh Parker; Part II -- Water Power Documents

By: The Rochester Historical Society; McKelvey, Blake; Lane, Marcelle LeMenager, Morgan, Lewis H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Rochester Historical Society: 1946

Seller ID: 2289039

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Gilt on spine rubbed, top page ridge faintly foxed. 1946 Hard Cover. 166 pp. Part I. The Life and Work of Jane Marsh Parker, by Marcelle LeMenager Lane; Part II. Water Power Documents by Lewis H. Morgan. View more info

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The Monrolog for 1941 [Monroe High School Yearbook]

By: The Senior Class of Monroe High School

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Du Bois Press: 1941

Seller ID: 2197817

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. The personal yearbook of Wallace H. Roworth, who was born in Webster, New York. Various inscriptions wish him 'smooth sailing', and two describe him alternately as a 'future pilot' and a 'future engineer', which may indicate he was on his way into military service. An amazing 412 signatures from students and faculty throughout - young Wally was. More recent color photograph of Monroe Middle School laid in. 1941 Hard Cover. 124 pp. 8vo. A yearbook for the Monroe High School class of 1941, notable for including current addresses of students, and sometimes their nicknames. Original bei... View more info

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The Battle in Common: Stories from the Members of the Genesee Chapter of the Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge

By: The Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge; Rappl, Major General Norbert

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge, Inc.: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2265677

ISBN: 0988576201

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Three small spots on front wrapper. 2012 Large Softcover. 206 pp. Stories from the Members of the Genesee Valley Chapter of the Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge. Illustrated with World War II era black-and-white photographs, as well as modern color photos. View more info

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Trailing Arbutus: Poems Selected

By: Thomas, Carrie N.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: C.N. Thomas & Company: 1879

Seller ID: 2288311

Condition: Near Fine


1879 Hard Cover. 64 pp. Green boards, gilt title on front board. Published in Brockport, New York. Engraved plate precedes title page. A collection of poetry. View more info

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Boys in Blue from the Adirondack Foothills

By: Thomas, Howard

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Prospect Books: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2199452

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Very good in good jacket. Signed without inscription by author on half-title page. Owner bookplate on front endpaper, jacket rubbed with one tape repair along base.Good. 1960 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiv, 297 pp. The story of eight regiments from the Adirondack region who fought for the North during the American Civil War, engaging in important battles in Maryland, Virginia, and the Carolinas. All the facts are taken from actual letters, diaries, and newspapers, covering lives of soldiers from Boonville, Little Falls, Lowville, Rome, and Utica. View more info

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Tales from the Adirondack Foothills

By: Thomas, Howard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Prospect Books: 1956

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2208165

ISBN: 0913710032

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author without inscription. A nice copy. One-inch surface tear to jacket spine slightly obscuring the title, jacket edges rubbed with a small tear to top edge of jacket front and jacket rear. 1956 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 150 pp. Sketches by John Mahaffy. The Adirondack Foothills, which rise north of the Mohawk Valley, have charmed natives and visitors for more than a century with the beauty of their rolling farms, rushing trout streams, sparkling lakes and tidy villages. This series of related stories explains how the foothills evolved from a w... View more info

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All the Silver Pennies: Combining Silver Pennies and More Silver Pennies

By: Thompson, Blanche Jennings

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Company: 1967

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2291176

Condition: Near Fine


3rd printing. Jacket lightly toned, ink name on front endpaper. 1967 Hard Cover. xvi, 224 pp. 9 1/4 x 6 1/2. A compilation by a Rochester, NY school teacher designed to expose children to poetry. This volume combines two compilations previously published as separate books. View more info

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Penfield's Past: 1810-1960

By: Thompson, Katherine Wilcox

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Christopher Press, Inc.: 1960

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2274191

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed to a Penfield family and signed by the author on title page ('Welcome to the Schaefer family - may your years in Penfield be happy ones, Katherine Thompson, June 1974'). Very good in fair jacket. Jacket worn with two 1 inch chips and a couple closed tears. 1960 Hard Cover. vii, 213 pp. A history of Penfield, New York in celebration of its sesquicentennial, written by the town historian. Maps of 1852 Penfield and 1960 Penfield on endpapers. Black & white photographs throughout. View more info

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Penfield's Past: 1810-1960

By: Thompson, Katherine Wilcox

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Christopher Press, Inc.: 1960

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2287935

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author without inscription. Supplement laid in. Very good in well worn jacket. Address label on half-title page. 1960 Hard Cover. vii, 213 pp. Supplement laid in. A history of Penfield, New York in celebration of its sesquicentennial, written by the town historian. Maps of 1852 Penfield and 1960 Penfield on endpapers. Black & white photographs throughout. View more info

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Rhinebeck: Portrait of a Town

By: Tietjen, Sari B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The River Press, Rhinebeck: 1995

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1762346

ISBN: 1882870018

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. Spine faintly creased. 1995 Large Softcover. 277 pp. A history of Rhinebeck, New York, profusely illustrated with black & white photographs and reproductions of maps and historical illustrations. Rhinebeck has been an area rich in history since Europeans settled in the area in the late 17th century. It appeared in the news nationwide when Chelsea Clinton was married there in 2010. View more info

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The Bungle (Vols. I, III, & IV)

By: Todd, Ellen L. (Editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ellen L. Todd: 1937

Seller ID: 1854630

Condition: Fair


Spines of volumes I and III cracked and of IV cracking. 1937 Large Softcover. 11 1/2 x 9. Brown leatherette yapped boards. Volumes I, III, and IV. The Todds, a large and prolific family in the United States and especially New York, eventually became so large that sharing all the family news became a hassle, especially in the 1930s. So, Ellen began collecting from every member that she could the family news, then compiled it and released it periodically. View more info

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Eight Miles Along The Shore...: An Illustrated History of Greece, N.Y. 10,000 B.C. to 1980 A.D.

By: Tomkiewicz, Virginia; Husted, Shirley Cox

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Historical Society of Greece, N.Y.: 1982

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2098780

Condition: Near Fine


1984 3rd printing. 1982 Large Softcover. vi, 206 pp. 11 x 8 1/2. Original wrappers. Numerous photographs & maps. Greece is a town in Monroe County, New York, United States. As of the 2000 United States census, the town had a total population of 94,141. The town motto is Discover the Promise. The Town of Greece is in the northern part of the county and borders the City of Rochester on the east, the town of Gates on the south, the towns of Parma and Ogden on the west, and Lake Ontario on the north. The town is a contiguous suburb of Rochester. The area known as Charlotte, on the eastern border, ... View more info

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Eight Miles Along the Shore: An Illustrated History of Greece, N.Y. 10,000 B.C. to 1980 A.D.

By: Tomkiewicz, Virginia; Husted, Shirley Cox

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Historical Society of Greece, N.Y.: 1982

Seller ID: 2277147

Condition: Very Good


1988 4th printing. Page ridges lightly foxed. 1982 Large Softcover. We have more books available by this author!. vi, 206 pp. 11 x 8 1/2. Original wrappers. Numerous photographs & maps. Greece is a town in Monroe County, New York, United States. As of the 2000 United States census, the town had a total population of 94,141. The town motto is Discover the Promise. The Town of Greece is in the northern part of the county and borders the City of Rochester on the east, the town of Gates on the south, the towns of Parma and Ogden on the west, and Lake Ontario on the north. The town is a contiguous ... View more info

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Eight Miles Along the Shore: An Illustrated History of Greece, N.Y. 10,000 B.C. to 1980 A.D.

By: Tomkiewicz, Virginia; Husted, Shirley Cox

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Historical Society of Greece, N.Y.: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2286746

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Wrappers lightly toned, title page lightly soiled. 1982 Large Softcover. We have more books available by this author!. vi, 206 pp. 11 x 8 1/2. Original wrappers. Numerous photographs & maps. Greece is a town in Monroe County, New York, United States. As of the 2000 United States census, the town had a total population of 94,141. The town motto is Discover the Promise. The Town of Greece is in the northern part of the county and borders the City of Rochester on the east, the town of Gates on the south, the towns of Parma and Ogden on the west, and Lake Ontario on the north. The t... View more info

Image for Poems, and Jottings of Itinerancy in Western New-York, in Two Parts [Tooker's Poems]

Poems, and Jottings of Itinerancy in Western New-York, in Two Parts [Tooker's Poems]

By: Tooker, Manly

Price: $125.00

Publisher: E. Darrow & Brother: 1860

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2202714

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed & inscribed by author in pencil on front endpaper. Front hinge weak, board edges faded, pages lightly foxed. 1860 Hard Cover. iii, 160 pp. Original blind-stamped cloth, gilt titles. A collection of poems, together with a sketch of the writer's life and labors, which included numerous appointments within New York State. This section includes interesting details about local political and religious history. View more info