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West Webster Volunteer Firemen's Association, The First 60 Years: 1926-1986

By: Schlegel, William R.; Gleason, Lawrence J.; McConnell, George

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Privately Printed: 1986

Seller ID: 1823385

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. Minor wear to board edges. 1986 Hard Cover. 181 pp. A pictorial history of sixty years of West Webster firefighters. Traces the development of the department, with images of antique fire engines and former department buildings. Includes a photograph of Michael Chiapperini as a young explorer at post #586 in the 1985-1986 class. Chiapperini was a volunteer fireman and full-time police officer, who recently lost his life in a tragic shooting while responding to a fire call. View more info

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History of the Town of Wheatland: Scottsville, Mumford, Garrett, Belcoda, Beulah, Wheatland Center

By: Schmidt, Carl F.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Carl F. Schmidt: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2261989

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, one of 1000 copies. 1953 Hard Cover. xv, [1], 296 pp. 8vo. A town history by the author known for his works related to the historic architecture of western New York. View more info

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History of the Town of Wheatland: Scottsville, Mumford, Garrett, Belcoda, Beulah, Wheatland Center

By: Schmidt, Carl F.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Carl F. Schmidt: 1953

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2290325

Condition: Near Fine


Limited edition, one of 1000 copies. 1953 Hard Cover. xv, [1], 296 pp. 8vo. A town history by the author known for his works related to the historic architecture of western New York. View more info

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Cobblestone Architecture

By: Schmidt, Carl F.; Bragdon, Claude; Croughton, Amy

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Carl F. Schmidt: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2261381

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Boards lightly soiled, transfer mark on last couple pages, probably from something previously laid in. 1944 Hard Cover. 59 pp. 16 black & white illustrations and 30 sketches by the author follow text, depicting numerous examples of cobblestone architecture. Numerous sketches throughout text as well. Schmidt was one of the foremost authors in this field in his time, and his works are still extremely useful because of their level of detail, and his ability to both write intelligently about, and capably draw examples of, the subject. View more info

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The Octagon Fad

By: Schmidt, Carl F.; Merrill, Arch

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Carl F. Schmidt: 1978

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2290327

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition, #315 of 1000 copies. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Some light spots on rear board. 1978 Hard Cover. [vi], 207 pp. 8vo. An architectural monograph focusing on octagon house plans, particularly examples from the latter half of the nineteenth century. Numerous examples and photographs. View more info

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The Octagon Fad

By: Schmidt, Carl F.; Merrill, Arch;

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Carl F. Schmidt: 1978

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2094972

Condition: Near Fine


Limited edition, one of 1000 copies (unnumbered). 1978 Hard Cover. [vi], 207 pp. 8vo. An architectural monograph focusing on octagon house plans, particularly examples from the latter half of the nineteenth century. Numerous examples and photographs. View more info

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The Octagon Fad

By: Schmidt, Carl F.; Merrill, Arch;

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Carl F. Schmidt: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2262787

Condition: Fine


First edition, one of 1000 copies. An exceptional copy. 1978 Hard Cover. [vi], 207 pp. 8vo. An architectural monograph focusing on octagon house plans, particularly examples from the latter half of the nineteenth century. Numerous examples and photographs. View more info

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Cobblestone Masonry

By: Schmidt, Carl F.; Shelgren, Olaf William

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Carl F. Schmidt: 1966

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2273046

Condition: Near Fine


Limited edition, one of 1000 copies. Edges slightly faded, newspaper article laid in with associated transfer. 1966 Large Hardcover. 326, [4] pp. Includes 76 plates, 8 sketches, and 30 black & white photographs depicting numerous examples of cobblestone architecture, with a list of more than five hundred examples of these structures throughout western New York. Schmidt was one of the foremost authors in this field in his time, and his works are still extremely useful because of their level of detail, and his ability to both write intelligently about, and capably draw examples of, the subject. View more info

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Architecture and Architects of Rochester, N.Y. [New York]

By: Schmidt, Carl [F.] & Ann; Merrill, Arch

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Rochester Society of Architects: 1959

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2290328

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author without inscription on front free endpaper. Third Ward walking tour pamphlet and related newspaper clipping laid in, pencil name on front paste-down endpaper. 1959 Hard Cover. 188 pp. 8vo. A celebration of Rochester, New York's architecture, published in conjunction with the city's 125th anniversary. Schmidt was one of the foremost authors in this field in his time, and his works are still extremely useful because of their level of detail, and his ability to both write intelligently about, and capably draw examples of, the subject. This work includes Schmidt's sketches as well... View more info

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Topheth (A Janelle Becker Book, Book 2)

By: Scott, Michael J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: CreateSpace: 2013

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2294998

ISBN: 1505791391

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author with inscription, To Alicia, Thanks for helping spark my imagination! Bottom corner of front wrapper creased, a few small stains on page ridges. 2013 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 326 pp. Special Agent Janelle Becker teams back up with Detective Curtis Bold to uncover the tracks of a serial arsonist burning churches in Rochester, NY. His targets pass all racial and religious boundaries, and his message of judgment becomes peculiarly focused on Janelle herself even as things heat up between Janelle and Curtis. Can Janelle and Curtis find this ar... View more info

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The Coppersmith (A Janelle Becker Book, Book 1)

By: Scott, Michael J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: CreateSpace: 2011

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2294999

ISBN: 1505787157

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author with inscription, To Alicia, Thank you so much for sharing the adventure! Front wrapper creased. 2011 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 387 pp. He calls himself the Coppersmith... A religious fanatic bent on murder, he begins systematically eliminating pastors in Upstate New York. From small towns to large cities he selects his victims, seemingly at random, and subjects them to a torturous death. Janelle Becker is the agent with the FBI's Behavioral Analysis Unit charged with solving the crimes. But even with the Bureau's resources, she finds herse... View more info

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History of the Town of Ontario: 1807-1971

By: Scully, Victoria Stammel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Empire State Weeklies: 1971

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2073664

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition, #587. Boards lightly rubbed. 1971 Large Hardcover. 185 pp. A detailed history of Ontario from its founding to the early 1970's. View more info

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Ontario's History 1807-1993, as Preserved at Heritage Square, Ontario, New York

By: Scully-Hill, Virginia

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Empire State Weeklies: 1993

Seller ID: 2272718

Condition: Near Fine


Transfer on pp. 4-5 (appears to be the result of something being set inside the book). 1993 Large Hardcover. x, 298 pp. An extensive history of Ontario, NY compiled by the town historian and printed locally. Includes black & white photographs and maps of historic Ontario on endpapers. View more info

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Historic Furnishings Plan: George Eastman House, Rochester

By: Seale, William

Price: $75.00

Publisher: S/P: 1988

Seller ID: 2190641

Condition: Near Fine


Lacks jacket. An exceptional copy. 1988 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Illustrations of design elements found in the interior decoration of the George Eastman House. View more info

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The Life of Mary Jemison

By: Seaver, James

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The American Scenic and Historic Preservation Society: 1982

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2286755

Condition: Good


Reprint. Top edge of front wrapper and top margin of pages lightly stained, spine lightly creased. 1982 Trade Paperback. xv, 182 pp. Reissue of 1824 original. A biography of the settler woman who was taken and raised by Native Americans. Mary Jemison was born aboard the ship William and Mary in 1743 while en route from what is now Northern Ireland to America. Upon their arrival in America, the couple and their new child joined other Scots-Irish immigrants and headed west from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to what was then the western frontier (now central Pennsylvania). They squatted on territor... View more info

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A Narrative of the Life of Mary Jemison

By: Seaver, James E.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Corinth Books: 1961

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274326

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers lightly rubbed. 1961 Mass Market Paperback. An account of a white settler abducted by Native Americans who became a part of their tribe. View more info

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A Narrative of the Life of Mrs. Mary Jemison (Iroquois & Their Neighbors)

By: Seaver, James E.; Abrams, George

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Syracuse University Press: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2276967

ISBN: 0815624913

Condition: Very Good


Ink stamp on top and bottom page ridges, pencil underlining. 1990 Trade Paperback. xxxi, 166 pp. In the midst of the Seven Years War(1758), at about age fifteen, Jemison was taken from her western Pennsylvania home by a Shawnee and French raiding party. Her family was killed, but Mary was traded to two Seneca sisters who adopted her to replace a slain brother. In 1833 she died at about age ninety. View more info

Image for Proceedings of the New York State Historical Association [Vol. VI / Volume 6]: The Seventh Annual Meeting, with Constitution, By-Laws and List of Members. [with] Footprints of the Red Men. Indian Geographical Names in the Valley of Hudson's River, the Valley of the Mohawk, and on the Delaware: Their Location and the Probable Meaning of Some of Them.

Proceedings of the New York State Historical Association [Vol. VI / Volume 6]: The Seventh Annual Meeting, with Constitution, By-Laws and List of Members. [with] Footprints of the Red Men. Indian Geographical Names in the Valley of Hudson's River, the Valley of the Mohawk, and on the Delaware: Their Location and the Probable Meaning of Some of Them.

By: Sebring, W.C.; Halsey, Francis W.; Williams, Sherman; Ingalsby, Grenville M.; Moulthrop, S.P.; Wait, William; Reid, W. Max; Alexander, D.S.; Ingraham, Charles A.; Reed, Milton; Washington, George; Schuyler, Ph.; Morris, Robert; Jay, John; Duane, James; P

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York State Historical Association / Newburgh Journal Print: 1906

Seller ID: 2293129

Condition: Near Fine


Two volumes in one. Front free endpaper removed. 1906 Hard Cover. 211, [1], 241, [5] pp. 8vo. Includes a map of the route of Sullivan's forces, two-panel map of Hudson River, two-panel map of New Netherlands, one-panel map of the Hudson River, map of the Spuiten Duivel, and several black-and-white photographic plates. Articles in the NYSHA annual include: Character of Gen. Sullivan by Dr. W.C. Sebring; The Primary Causes of the Border Wars by Francis W. Halsey; The Organization of Sullivan's Expedition by Dr. Sherman Williams; A Bibliography of Sullivan's Indian Expedition by Grenville M. Inga... View more info

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Pioneers of the Seneca County Medical Society

By: Seneca County Medical Society

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Brandow & Speed: 1887

Seller ID: 2197275

Condition: Very Good


1887 Soft Cover. 118 pp. An Historical Sketch of the Seneca County Medical Society with Some Accounts of Its Living and of Its Pioneer Members. It was the design of the resolution to prepare as full a report as possible, and to gather and place in a tangible form, for preservation, all that could be learned of the individual history of the members of the profession from the earliest date of the settlement of the county; and in order that the report might be complete and valuable, a form was prepared which indicated the nature of the information desired, and which was sent to each member of the... View more info

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Studies of the Niagara Frontier (Buffalo Historical Society Publications, Volume XV)

By: Severance, Frank H.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Buffalo Historical Society: 1911

Seller ID: 2294659

Condition: Good


No jacket. Binding repaired, top page ridge lightly foxed, ink name on second blank. 1911 Hard Cover. 437 pp. Blue boards. Deckled edge. CONTENTS: A Familiar Foreword; Early Literature of the Niagara Region; Nineteenth Century Visitors Who Wrote Books; The Niagara Region in Fiction; A Dreamer at Niagara: Chateaubriand in America; The Niagara in Art; John Vanderlyn's Visit to Niagara in 1802; The Niagara in Science; Two Early Visitors; Historical Associations of Buffalo; From Indian Runner to Telephone; Some Thanksgiving Contrasts; On the Niagara Frontier with Harriet Martineau; History that Is... View more info

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Cobblestone Landmarks of New York State

By: Shelgren, Olaf William; Lattin, Cary; Frasch, Robert W.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Syracuse University Press: 1978

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2287906

ISBN: 0815601492

Condition: Very Good


3rd printing. Edges faintly foxed. 1978 Trade Paperback. x, [2], 163, [1] pp. Black & white photographs throughout text. Born of native ingenuity, cobblestone construction in western and central New York enjoyed only a thirty-year popularity in the middle of the nineteenth century, but it was a genre unprecedented in American masonry. More than regional curiosities, cobblestone landmarks are works of art created by pioneer craftsmen from an Ice Age palette. More than 100 crisp photographs elegantly illustrated some of the finer examples of cobblestone folk art, such as mansions, cottages, chur... View more info

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Crooked Lake and the Grape

By: Sherer, Richard G.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: [Donning]: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2293911

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1998 Hard Cover. 136 pp. An impressively researched and compellingly told history of wine and wineries in the Finger Lakes region, by the Steuben County Historian who spent thirty-five years on the project. Color and black-and-white illustrations throughout, including reproductions of bottle labels and vineyard advertisements. View more info

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Crooked Lake and the Grape

By: Sherer, Richard G.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: [Donning]: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2294397

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Faint stain on rear jacket corner. 1998 Hard Cover. 136 pp. An impressively researched and compellingly told history of wine and wineries in the Finger Lakes region, by the Steuben County Historian who spent thirty-five years on the project. Color and black-and-white illustrations throughout, including reproductions of bottle labels and vineyard advertisements. View more info

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The Artificial River: The Erie Canal and the Paradox of Progress, 1817-1862

By: Sheriff, Carol

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hill and Wang / Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2292263

ISBN: 0809027534

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Top edge of front jacket panel bumped near spine. Ink name on front free endpaper, newspaper clippings laid in. 1996 Hard Cover. xvii, 251 pp. The story of the Erie Canal--the 363-mile artificial river built to connect the Atlantic seaboard to the Great Lakes--offers a rich perspective on the tumultuous era between the War of 1812 and the Civil War. Completed in 1825 as part of the nation's larger transportation revolution, the Canal opened the Midwest to commerce and settlement, helped make New York City the nation's greatest port, and accelerated the pace of American industria... View more info

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Rochester's Downtown (Images of America)

By: Shilling, Donovan A.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2204276

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Ink gift note on half-title page. 2001 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 128 pp. Downtown Rochester is defined by Main Street, State Street, and the major crossroads of those streets. It is the core of one of New York State's most important cities. Rochester's Downtown recaptures the golden era when downtown bloomed as a mecca for daytime workers and shoppers and for an evening's entertainment at vibrant social centers. Rochester's Downtown celebrates the people of this great city as they progress from their early beginnings to create a dynamic busin... View more info

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Rochester's Lakeside Resorts and Amusement Parks (Images of America)

By: Shilling, Donovan A.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Arcadia: 2001

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2208549

Condition: Very Good


3rd printing. Sticker on rear wrapper, minor creases to front and rear wrappers, ink note on half-title page. 2001 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 128 pp. The period from 1884 to 1926 was the heyday of the trolley lines, the height of steam travel, and the peak of interest in the “back to nature” movement. It was a time for spiritual renewal, when society was encouraged to enjoy family activities in the fresh air. Resorts served as an escape from summer’s oppressive heat and offered a world of fun, fantasy, and fishing—a world far removed from the toils o... View more info

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Rochester's Lakeside Resorts and Amusement Parks (Images of America)

By: Shilling, Donovan A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Arcadia: 2001

Edition: 4th Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2277156

ISBN: 0738501638

Condition: Very Good


4th printing. Inscribed and signed by author with his business card laid in ('To Peter Woodams - enjoy! Donovan A. Shilling'). Spine faded. 2001 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 128 pp. The period from 1884 to 1926 was the heyday of the trolley lines, the height of steam travel, and the peak of interest in the “back to nature” movement. It was a time for spiritual renewal, when society was encouraged to enjoy family activities in the fresh air. Resorts served as an escape from summer’s oppressive heat and offered a world of fun, fantasy, and fishing—a worl... View more info

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Rochester's Lakeside Resorts and Amusement Parks (Images of America)

By: Shilling, Donovan A.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Arcadia: 1999

Seller ID: 2295006

ISBN: 0738501638

Condition: Very Good


Ink gift note on half-title page. 1999 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 128 pp. The period from 1884 to 1926 was the heyday of the trolley lines, the height of steam travel, and the peak of interest in the “back to nature” movement. It was a time for spiritual renewal, when society was encouraged to enjoy family activities in the fresh air. Resorts served as an escape from summer’s oppressive heat and offered a world of fun, fantasy, and fishing—a world far removed from the toils of the shop, the chores of the farm, or the everyday drudgery demanded by a labor ... View more info

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The Sidney B. Roby Co.: Catalogue No. 1

By: Sidney B. Roby Co.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sidney B. Roby Co.: 1928

Seller ID: 2174218

Condition: Good


Boards rubbed. 1928 Hard Cover. A catalog of iron and steel mill supplies, heavy hardware, contractors' supplies, and much more! View more info

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Lasting Impressions: The Country Club of Rochester

By: Silverman, Jeff

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Country Club of Rochester: 2008

Seller ID: 2264603

Condition: Very Good


Faint edge wear. 2008 Hard Cover. Whether watching the pros tee-off, or adding a few strokes of your own, the Rochester Country Club has a century long tradition of Golf greatness. View more info