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'It's the Little Things': The Best of Harold E. Whittemore

By: Whittemore, Harold E.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Sunday Observer-Dispatch: 1981

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2263106

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author with date (1981). Wrappers lightly soiled, no publisher date (circa 1970's-1980's). We have more books available by this author!. 144 pp. Fifty selected columns from the Sunday Observer-Dispatch. CONTENTS: Life in the Adirondacks; Long Live the Family; Seasons and Holidays; A Trace of Nostalgia; The Wonderful World of People; Mothers and Other Elderly; Backyards and Gardening; Memoirs of Commencement; A Bit of Potpourri; For the First Time. View more info

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A Treatise on the Law of Executors, Administrators and Guardians, and of the Remedies by and Against Them, in Surrogates' Courts of the State of New York; Together with an Account of the Jurisdiction and Practice of Those Courts in the Admeasurement of Dower.

By: Willard, John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: William Gould, Law Bookseller: 1859

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1930707

Condition: Good


First edition. Spine, corners, and hinges reinforced with leather & cloth, ink name handwritten & stamped on front endpapers. 1859 Full-Leather. xxiv, 592 pp. 8vo. Original full calf, red leather spine label, gilt titles. A legal reference regarding the administration of wills in New York State. View more info

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The Centennial Celebration of General Sullivan's Campaign Against the Iroquois, in 1779. Held at Waterloo, September 3rd, 1879, to Which is Prefixed a Sketch of the Waterloo Library and Historical Society

By: Willers, Diedrich; Gridley, S.H.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: The Waterloo Library and Historical Society / Observer Steam Print: 1880

Seller ID: 1890749

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. Minor loss from spine ends, edges faded, owner bookplate remnant on front endpaper, blank promissory note with pencil name & address on reverse laid in (circa 1900). 1880 Hard Cover. 356 pp. Original brown blind-stamped cloth, gilt titles. Includes engravings of Skoi-Yase Monument, authors, Major General John H. Sullivan, and the log cabin. A celebration of the campaign against British loyalists and their Iroquois allies during the American Revolutionary War., published in conjunction with the centennial. View more info

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Country Roads of New York

By: Williams, Deborah

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Country Roads Press: 1995

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2265246

ISBN: 1566260183

Condition: Near Fine


1st printing. An exceptional copy. 1995 Trade Paperback. North of the metropolitan area is a New York that beckons you to discover its back roads and small towns at a refreshing rural pace. View more info

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Country Roads of New York

By: Williams, Deborah

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Country Roads Press: 1993

Seller ID: 2267695

ISBN: 1566260183

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 1993 Trade Paperback. x, 149 pp. North of the metropolitan area is a New York that beckons you to discover its back roads and small towns at a refreshing rural pace. View more info

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Keep Looking Up: A Limited Edition Guide to the Climate of Rochester, the Finger Lakes and Western New York

By: Williams, Kevin

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Weather-Track: 1995

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2289177

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED by author. Faint edge wear. 1995 Spiral-Bound Softcover. A calendar for 1996 that includes seasonal and climate information. View more info

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Frank Gannett: A Biography

By: Williamson, Samuel T.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Duell, Sloan & Pearce: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282246

Condition: Good


First edition. Former library copy, usual internal marks. Bookplate personalized for one Nelson M. Haynes, and signed by Frank Gannett, mounted on front endpaper. Top corner of front endpaper clipped, jacket corners trimmed ($2.00 list price still present), boards and jacket a bit rubbed with minor loss from jacket spine head. 1940 Hard Cover. vi, 250 pp. 8vo. A biography of the owner of the Democrat & Chronicle. Frank Ernest Gannett (September 15, 1876 - December 3, 1957) founded the Gannett media corporation. He was born in South Bristol, New York and graduated from Cornell University. At th... View more info

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Niagara Frontier: A Narrative and Documentary History, in Four Volumes

By: Wilner, Merton M.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: The S.J. Clarke Publishing Company: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2264590

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1931 Large Hardcover. ix, [1], 532; x, [2], 533-1082; 633, [1]; 637, [1] pp. 4to. A history of western New York from prehistory through the date of publication, with chapters on local units in the American Civil War and World War I. The third and fourth volumes are dedicated to biographical information on notable figures of the region. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs View more info

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Upstate: Records and Recollections of Northern New York

By: Wilson, Edmund

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1971

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2207405

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. Jacket rubbed. 1971 Hard Cover. 386 pp. An account of changes in upstate New York since the author's childhood. Edmund Wilson (May 8, 1895 - June 12, 1972) was an American writer and literary critic. Wilson was born in Red Bank, New Jersey. His father, Edmund Wilson, Sr., was a lawyer and served as New Jersey Attorney General. From 1912 to 1916, he was educated at Princeton University, after attending prep school at The Hill School, where he served as the Editor-in-Chief of the school's literary magazine, The Record. He began his professional writing career as a reporter for the... View more info

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Upstate: Records and Recollections of Northern New York

By: Wilson, Edmund

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1971

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2265286

ISBN: 0374281890

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. Jacket edges rubbed with a few small tears, ink name on front endpaper. 1971 Hard Cover. 386 pp. An account of changes in upstate New York since the author's childhood. Edmund Wilson (May 8, 1895 - June 12, 1972) was an American writer and literary critic. Wilson was born in Red Bank, New Jersey. His father, Edmund Wilson, Sr., was a lawyer and served as New Jersey Attorney General. From 1912 to 1916, he was educated at Princeton University, after attending prep school at The Hill School, where he served as the Editor-in-Chief of the school's literary magazine, The Record. He be... View more info

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Views of Old Rochester and the Genesee Country, from Indian Days to 1918

By: Wolfe, Andrew D.; Hegle, William E.; MacDougall, Roderick M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Phoenix Press: 1970

Seller ID: 2262180

Condition: Very Good


Marine Midland insert laid in. Lacks jacket. 1970 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. Numerous black & white photographs, as well as reproductions of historical illustrations. A pictorial history of the Rochester area, with images of important historical figures and landmarks. Publication sponsored by Marine Midland Bank, to coincide with the opening of its new office building at One Marine Midland Plaza, with a foreword by its president at the time, Roderick M. MacDougall. View more info

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Hearts and Flour: Recipes We Love from the Women's Club of Pittsford

By: Women's Club of Pittsford

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Wimmer Brothers: 1988

Seller ID: 2160094

Condition: Very Good


Includes original drawstring bag. Small stain to first page. 1988 Spiral-Bound Hardcover. This is a community type cookbook from Pittsford, New York which includes Appetizers; Beverages; Brunch; Breads, Spreads and Coffee Cakes; Soups, Snacks and Sandwiches; Salads and Dressings; Meats; Poultry; Fish and Seafood; Vegetables and Side Dishes; Chocolate; Desserts; Chefs Favorites. View more info

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Take 'Em Into Camp! The History of the Husky Farmers and Baseball in Honeoye Falls, N.Y.

By: Worboys, Paul and Stephen

Price: $35.00

Publisher: .:

Seller ID: 2276904

Condition: Near Fine


Minor pencil marginalia. Unpaginated. The History of the Husky Farmers and Baseball in Honeoye Falls, N.Y. View more info

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Colonel Ephraim Williams: A Documentary Life

By: Wright, Wyllis E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berkshire County Historical Society: 1970

Seller ID: 2276985

Condition: Near Fine


Sticker remains on jacket front, jacket edges rubbed, half-inch tear to top edge of rear jacket panel. Ink name on second blank. 1970 Hard Cover. xvi, 180 pp. Ephraim Williams Jr. (March 7, 1715 [O.S. February 24, 1714][1] – September 8, 1755) was a soldier, land owner, and slaveowner from the Province of Massachusetts Bay who was killed in the French and Indian War. He was the benefactor of Williams College, located in northwestern Massachusetts. The school's athletic programs, the Ephs (rhymes with chiefs), are named after Williams. View more info

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40' x 28' x 4': The Erie Canal - 150 Years

By: Wyld, Lionel D.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Oneida County Erie Canal Commemoration Commission: 1967

Seller ID: 2265336

Condition: Very Good


Edges rubbed. 1967 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 54 pp. Oblong, 8 3/8 x 10 3/4. An impressively researched history of the Erie Canal, with a focus on the conception & construction thereof, and on the cultural impact the canal had on the surrounding area. Includes an essay by Walter D. Edmonds. View more info

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Low Bridge! Folklore and the Erie Canal

By: Wyld, Lionel D.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Syracuse University Press: 1982

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2286465

ISBN: 0815601379

Condition: Very Good


Spot on fore edge. 1982 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xi, [1], 212 pp. Historical precision and colorful description make this book an absorbing account of how David Bennett Hill became New York State's most powerful political figure, what he did with his power, and how he ultimately lost it. View more info

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Around Canandaigua (Images of America)

By: Yacci, Nancy

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Arcadia: 1999

Seller ID: 2204094

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear. 1999 Trade Paperback. This new book looks back at over one hundred years of Canandaigua’s history, with photographs of the people, places, and events that have defined the proud and vibrant community we know so well today. Over 200 never before published photographs are presented in this pictorial history, which spans the early 1800’s through the early 1950’s. Readers will be fascinated by the immense changes that have occurred since the early days, but will also draw connections to the present and can savor the fact that Canandaigua still holds numerous charms of yester... View more info

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Around Canandaigua (Images of America)

By: Yacci, Nancy

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing: 2004

Seller ID: 2276943

ISBN: 0738534552

Condition: Very Good


Faint edge wear. 2004 Trade Paperback. 128 pp. Photographic printed wrappers. Canandaigua's history, with photographs of the people, places, and events that have defined the proud and vibrant community we know so well today. Over 200 never before published photographs are presented in this pictorial history, which spans the early 1800's through the early 1950's. Readers will be fascinated by the immense changes that have occurred since the early days, but will also draw connections to the present and can savor the fact that Canandaigua still holds numerous charms of yesteryear. Works from the ... View more info

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Wyoming County, New York: An Architectural Tour

By: Yarrington, James R.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Arts Council for Wyoming County / The Humphrey Press: 1984

Seller ID: 2276262

ISBN: 0961347805

Condition: Good


Wrappers, first couple pages, and page ridges lightly foxed. 1984 Large Softcover. 208 pp. A guide to significant structures in Wyoming County, Western New York, published in conjunction with an architectural survey of buildings by the New York State Council on the Arts and the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Includes black-and-white photographs of numerous buildings and some significant architectural elements, as well as architectural drawings. View more info

Image for Windows to Rochester: The Rochester School for the Deaf Looks at Rochester 1881-1934

Windows to Rochester: The Rochester School for the Deaf Looks at Rochester 1881-1934

By: Zwick, Patricia; Brugnoni, Delores; Lauterbach, Ruth; Wahl, Jane

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Rochester School for the Deaf: 1984

Seller ID: 2272152

Condition: Very Good


Edges faded, wrappers lightly rubbed. 1984 Large Softcover. 120 pp. 11 x 8 1/2. Numerous photographs & illustrations throughout showing the history of the Rochester School for the Deaf and Rochester in general. Also includes a reproduction of a map of Rochester from 1900. Rochester School for the Deaf (RSD) is a private school for deaf and hard of hearing students to attend in Rochester, New York. It is one of the oldest and most respected K-12 schools for children with hearing loss and their families in the United States, and one of nine such school in the state of New York. View more info

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Religion in New Netherland: A History of the Development of the Religious Conditions in the Province of New Netherland, 1623-1664 - A Dissertation Presented to the University of Louvain to Obtain the Degree of Docteur es Sciences Morales et Historiques

By: Zwierlein, Frederick J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: John P. Smith Printing Company: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1981962

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Ink name on front endpaper, two words marked with ink on first page only. 1910 Hard Cover. vi, 365 pp. 8vo. Fold-out map precedes text. A Ph.D. dissertation by a professor of church history at St. Bernard's Seminary, Rochester, NY, exploring the religious landscape in early colonial New York. Chronology, bibliography, and index follows text. View more info

Image for The Life and Letters of Bishop McQuaid, Prefaced with the History of Catholic Rochester Before His Episcopate, Vol. I

The Life and Letters of Bishop McQuaid, Prefaced with the History of Catholic Rochester Before His Episcopate, Vol. I

By: Zwierlein, Frederick J.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Art Print Shop: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2275799

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, faint cup ring mark on front board, smudge on rear board. 1925 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 368 pp. Includes black-and-white illustrations. Bernard John McQuaid (15 December 1823, in New York City – 18 January 1909, in Rochester, New York) was an American Catholic priest, the first Bishop of Rochester, U.S.A. and the first president of Seton Hall University. McQuaid Jesuit High School is named in his honor. View more info

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Rules Governing the Rochester Police Department

By: [Commissioner of Public Safety]

Price: $45.00

Publisher: [Commissioner of Public Safety]: 1922

Seller ID: 2020896

Condition: Good


Lacks title/copyright page and rear free endpaper, pencil scribbles on boards and front & end matter (easily erased). 1922 Hard Cover. 94 pp. 12mo bound in sixes. Red cloth, gilt titles. Originally released in 1903 and revised in 1914 and 1922 with updated procedural information. Details the order of ranks, general duties by rank, disciplinary protocols, judicial procedures, medals, and laws affecting police work. Appears rather scarce - 5 copies located in OCLC, and only 2 of this 1922 edition. View more info

Image for 1788 History of Monroe County, New York; with Illustrations Descriptive of Its Scenery, Palatial Residences, Public Buildings, Fine Blocks, and Important Manufactories, from Original Sketches by Artists of the Highest Ability

1788 History of Monroe County, New York; with Illustrations Descriptive of Its Scenery, Palatial Residences, Public Buildings, Fine Blocks, and Important Manufactories, from Original Sketches by Artists of the Highest Ability

By: [McIntosh, W.H.]

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Everts, Ensign & Everts: 1877

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1760082

Condition: Good


First edition. Board edges worn with loss of cloth along base & fore-edge, frontispiece and front flyleaf repaired with tape, one page repaired along binding. 1877 Large Hardcover. vi, 320 pp. Brown leather spine over brown cloth blind-stamped boards, gilt titles & triple rules. The original 1877 printing of this exhaustive history of Monroe County, profusely illustrated with very high quality engravings, along with maps of Monroe County and the Phelps and Gorham Purchase of 1790. View more info

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The Papers of Frederick Law Olmsted: Writings on Public Parks, Parkways, and Park Systems (Supplementary Series, Volume 1)

By: [Olmsted, Frederick Law]; Beveridge, Charles E.; Hoffman, Carolyn F.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: The Johns Hopkins University Press: 1997

Seller ID: 2274310

ISBN: 0801855322

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket, minor stain on front endpaper. 1997 Hard Cover. xxiv, 643 pp. Historians, landscape architects, conservationists, city planners, students, and citizens' groups continue to turn to Olmsted for ideas about the development and conservation of green spaces in urban areas. CONTENTS: Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Editorial Policy; Short Titles Used in Citations; Introduction; The First Response to a Public Park: The People's Park at Birkenhead, Near Liverpool, May 1851; A Classic Park Plan: Preliminary Report to the Commissioners for Laying Out a Park in Brooklyn, New York, January 24th... View more info

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The Rochester Historical Society Publication Fund Series, Volume XXI: Part I--Letters Postmarked Rochester: 1817-1879; Part II--Selected Articles

By: [Rochester Historical Society Publications]; McKelvey, Blake

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Rochester Historical Society: 1943

Seller ID: 2278335

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. Near fine. 1943 Hard Cover. 240 pp. The Rochester Historical Society Publication Fund Series, Volume XXI: Part I--Letters Postmarked Rochester: 1817-1879; Part II--Selected Articles. View more info

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The Rochester Historical Society Publications Fund Series, Volume XIX: Charles Williamson: Genesee Promoter--Friend of Anglo-American Rapprochement

By: [Rochester Historical Society]; Cowan, Helen I.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Rochester Historical Society: 1941

Seller ID: 2287055

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. An excellent copy. 1941 Hard Cover. xiv, 356 pp. Gilt titles on spine. CONTENTS: Anglo-American Estrangement; American and British Agents Cross the Atlantic: A Business Accord; British Investments in Genesee Lands: For Speculation and Colonization; Charles Williamson Opens the Susquehanna Trail: An Outpost On the Genesee River; Founding a British Estate in the Genesee Wilderness: Town and County Building; Fear of War on the New York Frontier: Rival Border Nationalism; Genesee Promotion at Its Height: Roads, Mills, Mansions, Newspapers and Politics; Depression and Intrigue at Work: T... View more info

Image for A View of the Present Situation of the Western Parts of the State of New-York, Called the Genesee Country. in which The Situation, Dimensions, Civil Divisions, Soil, Produce, Lakes, and Rivers, Curiosities, Climates, Navigation, Trade and Manufactures, Population, and other interesting Matters, relative to that Country are impartially described.

A View of the Present Situation of the Western Parts of the State of New-York, Called the Genesee Country. in which The Situation, Dimensions, Civil Divisions, Soil, Produce, Lakes, and Rivers, Curiosities, Climates, Navigation, Trade and Manufactures, Population, and other interesting Matters, relative to that Country are impartially described.

By: [Williamson, Charles]

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Reprinted for George P. Humphrey: 1892

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2289643

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition. Appears to be missing front wrapper, otherwise very well preserved. 1892 Stapled Binding. 23, [1] pp. 1892 facsimile of 1804 original, one of 300 copies. Sabin 99573. A brief description of western New York, describing the land and its characteristics before the area was widely settled. This edition was reprinted in Rochester, New York in 1892, which at that time was one of the most important cities in the region. Sabin posits that the author may have been Charles Williamson. View more info