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History of the Town of Ontario 1807-1957

By: Trimble, Augusta; et al

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Bel-Gra Print Shop: 1957

Seller ID: 2286992

Condition: Good


Front hinge just beginning to loosen. Printed family trees laid in, including one enclosed in a Fee Brothers envelope with a letter. 1957 Large Hardcover. 136 pp. 12 x 9. Ontario is a town in the northwest corner of Wayne County, New York, United States. The population was 9,778 at the 2000 census. The town is named after the Great Lake on its northern border. - Wikipedia View more info

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Voyage of the Heart: From Florida to Upstate New York in a Small Boat

By: Tripiciano, Dave

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Tate Publishing & Enterprises: 2006

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197733

ISBN: 1598864521

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author with inscription on title page: To Carole: Please enjoy this touching, inspiring true story. God bless you! Dave Tripiciano. Edge wear, sticker on front cover verso, pages toned. 2006 Trade Paperback. 392 pp. The amazing true story of God's blessing and protection on the trip of a lifetime.Dodging hurricanes, searched for by the coast guard, and plagued by engine trouble, Dave Tripiciano was lost and aground several times as he made his way up the coast of America in his twenty-five foot sailboat, God Speed. Surviving life threatening situations, he met and touched the lives o... View more info

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On the Newspaper Front with Frank Tripp

By: Tripp, Frank; Blanchard, L.R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Gannett Newspapers: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200443

Condition: Very Good


First edition. 1954 Hard Cover. xiii, 135 pp. 8vo. A collection of articles by the syndicated Democrat & Chronicle columnist who wrote from 1901 to the 1950s. The D&C is still published in Rochester, New York, and is owned by Gannett Newspapers. View more info

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Campus Shadows

By: Trott, H.W.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Crosset and Williams: 1946

Seller ID: 2161057

Condition: Near Fine


Minimal loss of gilt from titles, ink name on front endpaper. 1946 Hard Cover. 371 pp. 8vo. An autobiographical novel of medical practice in the Finger Lakes region of New York. View more info

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Campus Shadows

By: Trott, H.W.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Crosset and Williams: 1946

Seller ID: 2205367

Condition: Very Good


Gilt titles mostly rubbed away, ink gift note on front endpaper. 1946 Hard Cover. 371 pp. 8vo. An autobiographical novel of medical practice in the Finger Lakes region of New York. View more info

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Our Travels, Statistical, Geographical, Mineorological, Geological, Historical, Political and Quizzical: A Knickerbocker Tour of New York State, 1822

By: Tucker, Louis Leonard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The University of the State of New York: 1968

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2287932

Condition: Fine


Modern reissue of 1822 original. No jacket. A fine copy. 1968 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vi, 136 pp. Modern reissue of 1822 original, with new preface, footnotes, and color illustrations. In late August 1822, at the height of a yellow fever epidemic in New York City, an alarmed resident of the lower city resettled his family in the Bedford section of Brooklyn Village. With two male companions, he then boarded the steamboat Chancellor Livingston on August 28 and sailed up the Hudson River to Newburgh. There they boarded a stage and travelled across New York State ... View more info

Image for History of the Pioneer Settlement of Phelps and Gorham's Purchase, and Morris' Reserve; Embracing the Counties of Monroe, Ontario, Livingston, Yates, Steuben, Most of Wayne and Allegany, and Parts of Orleans, Genesee and Wyoming, to Which is Added, a Supplement, or Extension of the Pioneer History of Monroe County. The Whole Preceded by Some Account of French and English Dominion - Border Wars of the Revolution - Indian Councils and Land Cessions - The Progress of Settlement Westward from the Valley of the Mohawk - Early Difficulties with the Indians - Our Immediate Predecessors the Senecas - With 'A Glance at the Iroquois'

History of the Pioneer Settlement of Phelps and Gorham's Purchase, and Morris' Reserve; Embracing the Counties of Monroe, Ontario, Livingston, Yates, Steuben, Most of Wayne and Allegany, and Parts of Orleans, Genesee and Wyoming, to Which is Added, a Supplement, or Extension of the Pioneer History of Monroe County. The Whole Preceded by Some Account of French and English Dominion - Border Wars of the Revolution - Indian Councils and Land Cessions - The Progress of Settlement Westward from the Valley of the Mohawk - Early Difficulties with the Indians - Our Immediate Predecessors the Senecas - With 'A Glance at the Iroquois'

By: Turner, O. [Orsamus]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: James Brunner, Publisher: 1974

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2281624

Condition: Very Good


Page ridges faintly foxed, ink gift note on front endpaper. 1974 Hard Cover. viii, 588 pp. Facsimile of 1851 original, with 1946 name index bound in after text. The Phelps and Gorham Purchase was the purchase in 1788 of the pre-emptive right to some 6,000,000 acres (24,000 km²) of land in western New York State for $1,000,000 (roughly equivalent to $20,000,000,000 in 2005). This was all land in western New York west of Seneca Lake between Lake Ontario and the Pennsylvania border. The purchasers were Oliver Phelps and Nathaniel Gorham, both of Massachusetts, and the seller was the Commonwealth... View more info

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State Library Bulletin History No. 2, May 1899, Colonial Records: General Entries, V. 1, 1664-65

By: University of the State of New York

Price: $10.00

Publisher: University of the State of New York: 1899

Seller ID: 2267968

Condition: Good


Minor tear to spine, slightly obscuring title; a few minor chips to wrapper edges, light stain to top edge of rear wrapper. 1899 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. General entries, v. 1 is the first book of records of the executive department including papers pertaining to the surrender of the colony by the Dutch to the English in 1664, and extending to Sep. 25, 1665. Besides the papers relating to the change of government it contains the records of the secretary on various topics illustrating the early history of the colony. Among these are correspondence with neighbori... View more info

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State Library Bulletin Bibliographies, No. 2-4, July 1897: Reading Lists on Colonial New England, Travel in North America, History of the 17th Century

By: University of the State of New York

Price: $10.00

Publisher: University of the State of New York: 1897

Seller ID: 2267969

Condition: Good


Minor loss to spinebase, one-and-a-half inch by one-inch chip along top edge of rear wrapper, one-inch tear along top edge of rear wrapper, a few chips to wrapper edges, wrappers lightly toned. 1897 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Reading Lists on Colonial New England, Travel in North America, History of the 17th Century. View more info

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The Ghost of the Charlotte Lighthouse (A New York State Adventure)

By: Valentine, Sally

Price: $7.00

Publisher: North Country Books: 2006

Seller ID: 2275495

ISBN: 1595310134

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 2006 Trade Paperback. 100 pp. On a cliff overlooking Lake Ontario, the Genesee River, and the port of Rochester, New York, a lonely lighthouse stood watch. Its windows were boarded up and its roof was leaking. Its face was dirty and its light had long since gone out. Its front door was hidden with brush and its stairs were crumbling. But maybe you wouldn't look so good either if you were 127 years old! From inside the lighthouse tower came the sound of scratching, but no one was there to hear it. That is, no human ears were there to hear it because the lighthouse had been abandone... View more info

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A History of Ulster County Under the Dominion of the Dutch

By: Van Buren, Augustus H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: J.C. & A.L. Fawcett, Inc.: 1989

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2289813

ISBN: 0941567028

Condition: Very Good


1989 reissue of 1923 original. Rear wrapper creased. 146 pp. Chapters include: the Red Men, the coming of the White Men, The planting of Esoput, Growth, The War of 1659-1660, Wildwood and the New Dorp, War of 1663, Internal Affairs, Coming of the English, Government, Church, Wildwyck and its People. View more info

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Roadside Geology of New York

By: Van Diver, Bradford B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Mountain Press: 1985

Seller ID: 2196282

Condition: Very Good


Very faint stain to first few pages, does not interfere with text. 1985 Trade Paperback. x, 411 pp. Road by road, the author carefully points out in layman's terms the complex bedrock geology and glacial sculpture that combine to create the many landscapes of New York. Anyone interested in geology, general natural history, geography, or history of New York will find this book an indispensible and enjoyable reference at the most fundamental level. View more info

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Roadside Geology of New York

By: Van Diver, Bradford B.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Mountain Press: 1985

Seller ID: 2204813

Condition: Good


Ink underlining and highlighting on 14 pages, ink number on front cover, brief ink note following text. 1985 Trade Paperback. x, 411 pp. Road by road, the author carefully points out in layman's terms the complex bedrock geology and glacial sculpture that combine to create the many landscapes of New York. Anyone interested in geology, general natural history, geography, or history of New York will find this book an indispensible and enjoyable reference at the most fundamental level. View more info

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Roadside Geology of New York (Roadside Geology Series)

By: Van Diver, Bradford B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Mountain Press: 1992

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2267564

ISBN: 0878421807

Condition: Very Good


5th printing. Faint edge wear. 1992 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Road by road, the author carefully points out in layman's terms the complex bedrock geology and glacial sculpture that combine to create the many landscapes of New York. Anyone interested in geology, general natural history, geography, or history of New York will find this book an indispensible and enjoyable reference at the most fundamental level. View more info

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Dear Daisy

By: Ver Dow, Jane Marla

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Rising Sparrow Press: 2004

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2268587

ISBN: 1932878033

Condition: Near Fine


Second printing. No jacket. 2004 Hard Cover. xviii, 366 pp. This book describes the early childhood of Jane VerDow and her friendship with Daisy who guided her childhood and adult life. Jane VerDow has deep roots in farming, has an education degree and physical therapist credentials. Jane grew up in Williamson, NY. View more info

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Wagner's Complete Indexed Map of Rochester and Environs

By: Wagner, A.C.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The A.C. Wagner Co.: 1938

Seller ID: 2196010

Condition: Good


Cover and pages toned, map complete but not intact, page 3-14 of index loose, pencil marginalia on reverse of front cover. 1938 Unbound. Unpaginated. Containing a 14 page Index of Rochester's streets.Keywords: ROCHESTER LOCAL NEW YORK HISTORY AMERICAN HISTORY MAPS TRAVEL View more info

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Giant Quarterback

By: Waldman, Frank

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2282747

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, edges rubbed. 1950 Hard Cover. 153 pp. Illustrated by Robert Candy. A tale of the New York Giants. View more info

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Vignettes of Old Utica

By: Walsh, John J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Utica Public Library: 1982

Seller ID: 2268589

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. 1982 Hard Cover. xii, 397 pp. Endpapers illustrated with maps of Utica in 1832. A history of Utica, New York. View more info

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Forward: A Memoir

By: Wambach, Abby

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Dey St.: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2273361

ISBN: 0062466984

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An exceptional copy. 2016 Hard Cover. viii, 230 pp. Abby Wambach has always pushed the limits of what is possible. At age seven she was put on the boys’ soccer team. At age thirty-five she would become the highest goal scorer—male or female—in the history of soccer, capturing the nation’s heart with her team’s 2015 World Cup Championship. Called an inspiration and “badass” by President Obama, Abby has become a fierce advocate for women’s rights and equal opportunity, pushing to translate the success of her team to the real world. View more info

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Dark Harbor: The War for the New York Waterfront

By: Ward, Nathan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200442

ISBN: 0374286221

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 2010 Hard Cover. xx, 250 pp. 8vo. What if the world of the old New York waterfront was as violent and mob-controlled as it appears in Hollywood movies? Well, it really was, and the story of its downfall, told here in high style by Nathan Ward, is the original New York mob story.New York Sun reporter Malcolm “Mike” Johnson was sent to cover the murder of a West Side boss stevedore and discovered a “waterfront jungle, set against a background of New York’s magnificent skyscrapers” and providing “rich pickings for criminal gangs.” Racketeers ran their territories wh... View more info

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Eleventh Publication of the Oswego Historical Society: 1947

By: Waterbury, Edwin M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Oswego Historical Society: 1947

Seller ID: 2207388

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1947 Trade Paperback. Includes articles on the Richardson Theater, the history of the Oswego Canal, and much more! View more info

Image for The Justice's Manual: Or, A Summary of the Powers and Duties of Justices of the Peace, In the State of New-York; Containing a Variety of Practical Forms, Adapted to Cases Civil and Criminal

The Justice's Manual: Or, A Summary of the Powers and Duties of Justices of the Peace, In the State of New-York; Containing a Variety of Practical Forms, Adapted to Cases Civil and Criminal

By: Waterman, Thomas G.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Websters and Skinners: 1829

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2199444

Condition: Good


Second edition. Boards rubbed, a few tears to spine head & foot, pages lightly foxed. 1829 Full-Leather. 294 pp. An early 19th century work of judicial law, focusing on the statutes applicable within New York State. CONTENTS: Part I - Of the powers and duties of Justices of the Peace, under the provisions of title 4, of Chapter 2, of part 3 of the Revised Statutes, entitled, of Courts held by Justices of the Peace; Part II - Of the powers and duties of Justices of the Peace, under various statutes; Part III - Of the powers and duties of Justices of the Peace, in relation to proceedings in crim... View more info

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Beside the Genesee: A Pictorial History of the University of Rochester

By: Waxman, Jan LaMartina

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Q Publishing: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2262034

ISBN: 0966522877

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Ink mark on front endpaper. 2000 Soft Cover. Delightful photographs and historical information about the University of Rochester make this book a must-have for students and alumni. View more info

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All In a Day's Work: Scenes and Stories from an Adirondack Medical Practice

By: Way, Daniel; Rugge, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Syracuse University Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2206743

ISBN: 0815608012

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. Fine. 2004 Hard Cover. xii, 132 pp. Over 100 color photographs vividly portray the people and places of the southeastern Adirondacks as seen by a Glens Falls family physician who has spent over twenty years practicing rural medicine in such places as Bolton Landing, Warrensburg, North Creek, Indian Lake, Long Lake, Wells, and Speculator. The book is a breathtaking collection of Adirondack landscapes taken along Dr. Daniel Way's travels, mingled with portraits of his patients taken in their homes and the many stories that re... View more info

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Greenbough: A Complicity

By: Webster, Richard A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Lulu: 2005

Edition: Review Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2267147

ISBN: 1411657985

Condition: Near Fine


TLS laid in, in which the author mentions Eastman Theater and the iconic Powers Building, signed in black ink. Ink mayor's office stamp on corner of letter. 2005 Trade Paperback. 239, [1] pp. A self-published detective novel set in Rochester, New York, written by a man born and raised in the city. Rochester's last detective doubts that a city can commit homicide. That is until an investigative coordinator set to replace him bungles a case involving the death of a local author. From then on its all Theo, Detective James Theodorkakos, can do to keep the facts from unraveling into fiction. This m... View more info

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Senior Annual 1913: West High School, Rochester, NY

By: West High School Class of 1913

Price: $5.00

Publisher: West High School: 1913

Seller ID: 1529882

Condition: Very Good


Ink notes on endpapers. 1913 Soft Cover. 118 pp. Senior annual for West High School in Rochester, NY, class of 1913. View more info

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Mr. New York: The Autobiography of Grover A. Whalen

By: Whalen, Grover A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2276308

Condition: Good


First edition. Boards and jacket lightly stained, jacket edges rubbed with some loss from corners, 1 inch surface tear on front jacket edge. 1955 Hard Cover. 312 pp. 8vo. The autobiography of a politician and public relations expert whose crowning achievement was the 1939 New York World's Fair (he became president of the New York World Fair Corporation in 1935), which landed his photograph on the cover of Time magazine. View more info

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A Trip to the New York World's Fair with Bobby and Betty, as Told to Elsie-Jean (Seeing America with Bobby and Betty Series)

By: Whalen, Grover; Elsie-Jean

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Dodge Publishing Company: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1847599

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Lacks jacket. Lightly rubbed. 1939 Hard Cover. 92, [4] pp. Original orange and purple cloth. Birds-eye sketch of the fair on endpapers. A tour of the New York World's Fair, by the man who wrote the official guide book for it. This volume was released as part of the Seeing America with Bobby and Betty series, designed for younger readers, and likely released as part of the promotional efforts of the fair, which ran from April 30, 1939 - October 27, 1940. View more info

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History of the Barge Canal of New York State: Supplement to the Annual Report of the State Engineer and Surveyor for the Year Ended June 30 1921

By: Whitford, Noble E.; Williams, Frank M.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: J.B. Lyon Company: 1922

Seller ID: 2265037

Condition: Very Good


Presentation copy, with slip tipped in on front endpaper reading 'Compliments of Frank M. Williams, State Engineer and Surveyor.' Ink '94' stamped on corner of front endpaper, small chip from rear edge of spine head. 1922 Hard Cover. 610, [2] pp. 8vo. A history of the New York State Canal System, which at the time of publication was known as the New York State Barge Canal. Designed as an improvement to the Erie Canal, connecting it to Lake Ontario, Cayuga Lake, and Seneca Lake, and the Hudson River to Lake Erie and Lake Champlain. The project was authorized in 1903, construction began in 1905,... View more info

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Christmas Memories

By: Whittemore, Harold E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Steffen Publishing Company: 1970

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2263105

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author with inscription, Pleasant Memories. Harold E. Whittemore, '84. Wrappers very faintly toned, no publisher date (circa 1970's). We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. CONTENTS: Twenty selected observer-dispatch Christmas columns; Christmas is a Wonderful Season (an Introduction); A time for laughter with area clergymen at Christmas; A few minutes with Ilion's Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus; A painting, a picture, sketches by area artists. View more info