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The Eastman Theatre: Fulfilling George Eastman's Dream

By: Brayer, Elizabeth

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, Inc.: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2269234

ISBN: 061539373X

Condition: Near Fine


Signed without inscription by the author, photographer, designer, project manager, and philanthropist Betty Strasenburgh on the title page. Jacket edges a bit rubbed. 2010 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 203, [1] pp. The Eastman Theatre: Fulfilling George Eastman's Dream provides a stunning celebration of the history and renovation of the Eastman Theatre in Rochester, New York. The book is richly illustrated with period imagery as well as breathtaking photographs by award-winning photographer Andy Olenick. Part one of the book presents the importance of music to ... View more info

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George Eastman: A Biography

By: Brayer, Elizabeth

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Johns Hopkins University Press: 1996

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2283931

ISBN: 0801852633

Condition: Near Fine


3rd printing. Tiny ding in jacket spine, otherwise an exceptional copy. 1996 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, [3], 637, [3] pp. 8vo. This life of George Eastman is the first biography since 1930 of the man who transformed the world of photography. As a 23-year-old bank clerk, Eastman bought his first camera and began simplifying the cumbersome and messy wet-plate process. With only two years' experience, he patented a dry-plate coating machine and began selling photographic plates. Soon, the business was doing so well that he quit his job at the bank and started ... View more info

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Van Cortlandt Manor

By: Brown, Charles H.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Sleepy Hallow Restorations: 1965

Seller ID: 2267191

Condition: Near Fine


Near Fine. 1965 Stapled Binding. Unpaginated. Van Cortlandt Manor is a house and property located near the confluence of the Croton and Hudson Rivers in the village of Croton-on-Hudson in Westchester County, New York, United States. The stone and brick manor house is now a museum and is a National Historic Landmark. By Royal Charter, Van Cortlandt Manor was originally a 86,000-acre (35,000 ha) tract granted as a Patent to Stephanus Van Cortlandt in 1697 by King William III, stretching from the Hudson River on the west to the first boundary line between the Province of New York and the Colony o... View more info

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Buffalo: Lake City in Niagara Land

By: Brown, Richard C.; Watson, Bob; Helfter, Clyde Eller; Tropp, Margaret Colvin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Windsor Publications, Inc.: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2291322

ISBN: 0897810368

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Quarter-inch by quarter-inch chip along bottom edge of front jacket panel, top edge of jacket rubbed with minor tears. A near fine copy in a good jacket. 1981 Large Hardcover. 335 pp. ...traces the pageant of Buffalo's past, from the scattered pioneers of the late 18th century through the incredible boom years of the 19th and early 20th centuries to the hard times of the mid-20th century--and the signs of economic and cultural renaissance in the 1980s. Includes more than 300 illustrations, many in color. View more info

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Chronicles of an American Home: Hillside (Wyoming, New York) and Its Family: 1858-1928

By: Browne, Waldo R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Middlebury, Historical Society: 1991

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2289268

ISBN: 1557870799

Condition: Very Good


1991 reissue of 1930 original. No jacket. Top page ridge lightly foxed, ink gift note on half-title page. xvi, 253 pp. This book chronicles a house called hillside in Wyoming, NY. Names that come up in various chapters include: Look, Avery, and Coonley. Rooms are described as they were used through 6-7 generations . Village Hall, the Fire Towert; and Presbyterian Church in Wyoming , NY are also discussed. Time period covered is 1858-1928. View more info

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New York Breweries

By: Bryson, Lew

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Stackpole Books: 2003

Seller ID: 2205748

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 2003 Trade Paperback. xx, 251 pp. A guide to 54 regional breweries, microbreweries, and brewpubs in New York. Bryson, who covered the breweries of another mid-Atlantic state in his previous book, Pennsylvania Breweries, focuses here on beermaking in the Empire State. His helpful and entertaining guide divides the state into seven geographical regions, such as Suburbia by the Sea: Long Island, The Big Hop: New York City, and Touched by a Glacier: The Finger Lakes. His entries are helpful and exhaustive. For F.X. Matt's Brewing Company in Utica, for instance, he offers a three-... View more info

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Geology of the Northern Appalachian Basin Western New York (Field Trips Guidebook for New York State Geological Association 54th Annual Meeting)

By: Buehler, Edward J.; Calkin, Parker E.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York State Geological Association: 1982

Seller ID: 2266349

Condition: Very Good


Light smudge, minor tear and ink name on front wrapper. 1982 Spiral-Bound Softcover. vi, 385 pp. New York State Geological Association, 54th Annual Meeting, October 8-10, 1982, Amherst, New York. Guidebook for field trips in Western New York, Northern Pennsylvania and adjacent, Southern Ontario. Edward J. Buehler and Parker E. Calkin, Editors. Department of Geological Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo. Held in conjunction with 11th Annual Meeting, Eastern Section American Association of Petroleum Geologists. View more info

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The Flavor of Honeoye Falls, 1838-1988

By: Bullock, Anne

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Anne Bullock: 1988

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2295010

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author with inscription, Historian. 2/3/92. Warm regards. Creases along spine. 1988 Trade Paperback. 82 pp. This is a collection of articles of some historic nature; historical and architectural notes on homes and buildings in the Village of Honeoye Falls; Fires-big and small; some newspaper articles that sparked curiosity; Village Trivia; Civil War Letters; some biographical information; notes from old diaries; and some information gathered from talking with friends who are long time residents of this village and some dear old-timers who are getting fewer and fewer as time goes on. View more info

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Down the Historic Susquehanna: A Summer's Jaunt from Otsego to the Chesapeake

By: Bump, Charles Weathers

Price: $15.00

Publisher: RSG Publishing: 1996

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2289116

ISBN: 1887530037

Condition: Very Good


A few faint smudges on front wrapper. 1996 Soft Cover. 1996 reissue of 1899 original. Describes the author's travels through New York (Cooperstown, Richfield Springs, Afton, Binghamton, Owego), Pennsylvania (Pittstou, Wilkesbarre, Northumberland, Sunbury, Harrisburg, Columbia), and Maryland (Port Deposit, Ilavre-Grace, Watson's Island). View more info

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A Sleepy Hollow Restorations Portfolio

By: Butler, Joseph T.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Antiques Magazine: 1958

Seller ID: 2267984

Condition: Very Good


No publisher date (circa mid-1900's), creased across middle, faint smudge to rear wrapper. 1958 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. Reprinted from Antiques Magazine. CONTENTS: The Family Furniture at Van Cortlandt Manor; Chinese Porcelain Figures of Westerners; American Mid-Victorian Outdoor Furniture; A Case Study in Nineteenth-Century Color: Redecorating at Sunnyside; History in Houses: Sunnyside at Tarrytown, New York. Includes black-and-white illustrations. View more info

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Yesterdays in Little Old New York

By: Callender, James H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Dorland Press: 1929

Seller ID: 1877812

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed, faint stain on top margin of last few pages. 1929 Hard Cover. 298 pp. Original bonded leather boards, gilt titles, with two bars of Auld Lang Syne on the front board along with an illustration of a man in a tophat. A history of New York State from the time of Henry Hudson through the mid-19th century, with numerous illustrations throughout. View more info

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A Journey through the Genesee Country, Finger Lakes Region and Mohawk Valley from Patrick Campbell's Travels in the Interior Inhabited Parts of North America in the Years 1791 and 1792.

By: Campbell, Patrick; Clune, Henry W. (Introduction); Volz, Robert L. (Preface)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Friends of The University of Rochester Libraries: 1978

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 1982428

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase. Slipcase faintly soiled. 1978 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 17, [71] pp. Hardcover in publisher's slipcase with marbled paper label, gilt titles. Maps on endpapers. Introduction by Henry W. Clune and preface by Robert L. Volz written specially for this edition. Frontispiece of author, two copper plate engravings. 1978 lithographed facsimile of 1793 original - Sabin 10264: a curious and entertaining book. 'The author set out from the Highlands of Scotland, with the intention to explore the interior inhabited parts of North America, atte... View more info

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A Journey through the Genesee Country, Finger Lakes Region and Mohawk Valley from Patrick Campbell's Travels in the Interior Inhabited Parts of North America in the Years 1791 and 1792

By: Campbell, Patrick; Clune, Henry W. (Introduction); Volz, Robert L. (Preface)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Friends of The University of Rochester Libraries: 1978

Seller ID: 2196603

Condition: Near Fine


Includes slipcase. No jacket. 1978 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 17, [71] pp. Hardcover in publisher's slipcase with marbled paper label, gilt titles. Maps on endpapers. Introduction by Henry W. Clune and preface by Robert L. Volz written specially for this edition. Frontispiece of author, two copper plate engravings. 1978 lithographed facsimile of 1793 original - Sabin 10264: a curious and entertaining book. 'The author set out from the Highlands of Scotland, with the intention to explore the interior inhabited parts of North America, attended with an old faithful ... View more info

Image for Erie Canal: A History of the Canal That Made New York the Empire State from 1817 to the Present - An Exhibit Portfolio by the New York State Council on the Arts for the New York Museums Collaborative

Erie Canal: A History of the Canal That Made New York the Empire State from 1817 to the Present - An Exhibit Portfolio by the New York State Council on the Arts for the New York Museums Collaborative

By: Canal Society of New York State; Broecker, Louise

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Visual Arts Program, New York State Council on the Arts: 1971

Seller ID: 2265322

Condition: Near Fine


Slipcase edges lightly toned. 1971 Unbound. Fifty plates, with a single fold portfolio including brief descriptions, in publisher's slipcase, providing a visual history of the Erie Canal in maps, photographs, and reproductions of historical documents. View more info

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50 Hidden Gems of Greater Western New York

By: Carosa, Christopher

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Pandamensional Solutions, Inc.: 2012

Seller ID: 2293101

ISBN: 1938465016

Condition: Near Fine


2012 Trade Paperback. vi, [2], 224 pp. For too long the nation has dismissed the Greater Western New York region as a mere punch-line. That ends now. 50 Hidden Gems of Greater Western New York, in a light-hearted and entertaining manner, reveals some of the most delicious underexposed treasures our region offers. These people, places and events not only help define Greater Western New York, but have often helped define America as well. Don’t, however, underestimate the power of this collection of witty stories. Rather than a mere historical review eulogizing the faded glory of what once was,... View more info

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Cazenovia: The Story of an Upland Community

By: Cazenovia Preservation Foundation, Inc.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cazenovia Preservation Foundation, Inc.: 1977

Seller ID: 2293091

Condition: Good


2 inch surface tear on front wrapper, spine curls forward a bit. 1977 Trade Paperback. 119, [1] pp. Includes two-panel fold-out map of Cazenovia and black-and-white photographs throughout text. Cazenovia, New York, is an unusual community. To the casual passerby it is notable for its lack of fast food stands as well as many other detractions of modern strip development. A chance visitor might marvel at its charming homes and pleasant landscapes and not the neatness of the business district which is free of the neon signs and plastic facades that mark commercial areas elsewhere. View more info

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How the Irish Built the Erie

By: Chalmers, Harvey

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bookman Associates: 1964

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2294952

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author with inscription, Jon Leaveworth. Dec 1965. Front jacket flap price-clipped, jacket spine head previously mended with tape on rear side. 1964 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 190 pp. ...this is the first attempt to accurately reconstruct the engineering techniques used. This is not, however, merely a technological handbook, but a thoroughly researched historical setting cleverly interwoven with fictional as well as historical characters. It vividly recreates the past and brings alive the rugged days in which canal construction took place. View more info

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Back There Where the Past Was: A Small-Town Boyhood

By: Champlin, Charles; Bradbury, Ray

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Syracuse University Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202554

ISBN: 0815602359

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Page ridges lightly foxed.Front jacket flap creased. 1989 Hard Cover. xvi, 213 pp. Foreword by Ray Bradbury. Charles Champlin's sentimental journey back through his boyhood in Hammondsport, New York. The author recreates the aura of life in a small town, examining small-town roots. He shares his childhood and provides a sense of all that we hold dear in our past.Keywords: CHARLES CHAMPLIN RAY BRADBURY BACK THERE WHERE PAST WAS SMALL-TOWN BOYHOOD HAMMONDSPORT NEW YORK BIOGRAPHY View more info

Image for The Canal and the Castle... and Other Good Things: Twenty-Five Former Residents Speak About Their Lives in the Brockport Area [New York]

The Canal and the Castle... and Other Good Things: Twenty-Five Former Residents Speak About Their Lives in the Brockport Area [New York]

By: Chesnut, Eunice

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Western Monroe Historical Society, Brockport, New York: 2001

Seller ID: 2139144

Condition: Near Fine


2001 Spiral-Bound Softcover. 104 pp. Firsthand accounts of life in the canal town of Brockport, New York, including many very early accounts (e.g., Phebe Brockway), together with commentary by Eunice Chesnut, and illustrations by Glynn Chesnut. View more info

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Gazetteer and Business Directory of Monroe County, N.Y., for 1869-70.

By: Child, Hamilton

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Hamilton Child / The Journal Office, 23 & 24 E Washington St: 1869

Seller ID: 2199441

Condition: Good


Rebacked, hinges professionally reinforced. Map included, with amateur tape repair to fold, restoration along base, and 2 inch tear along binding edge. Board edges rubbed, several pages foxed. 1869 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 264 pp. 8vo. Original brown stamped cloth, gilt titles. A business directory for Monroe County immediately following the Civil War, with numerous advertisements. Includes a census report, government land measures, postal rates and regulations, information on banking and currency, and a list of internal revenue officers. Each town's male inhab... View more info

Image for Gazetteer and Business Directory of Monroe County, N.Y., for 1869-70.

Gazetteer and Business Directory of Monroe County, N.Y., for 1869-70.

By: Child, Hamilton

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Hamilton Child / The Journal Office, 23 & 24 E Washington St: 1869

Seller ID: 2205205

Condition: Fair


Spine toned, page margins stained, moderately foxed, hinges weakening. 1869 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 264 pp. 8vo. Original brown stamped cloth, gilt titles. A business directory for Monroe County immediately following the Civil War, with numerous advertisements. Includes a census report, government land measures, postal rates and regulations, information on banking and currency, and a list of internal revenue officers. Each town's male inhabitants are listed alphabetically with occupations specified. A scarce piece of local history with national significance, g... View more info

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A Hillside Harvest

By: Christman, Lansing; Carmer, Carl

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hanover House: 1957

Seller ID: 2264257

Condition: Very Good


Jacket lightly rubbed. 1957 Hard Cover. xii, 212 pp. From a lovely hillside farm in upper New York State, Lansing Christman writes of the peace and contentment that man can find in nature and her wonders. In these one hundred brief essays he will make you aware of the joys of country living--the wonderful and the commonplace--that we are often too busy to notice. View more info

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Military History of Wayne County, N.Y.: The County in the Civil War [New York]

By: Clark, Lewis H.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Lewis H. Clark, Hulett & Gaylord: 1883

Seller ID: 2286805

Condition: Very Good


Rebacked with new leather and gilt rules, original spine label laid down. New endsheets, but original endsheets have been preserved and bound in. Ink gift note on original front endpaper ('Grandma to Frank A Billings, Christmas, Dec. 25th, 1899.'). Boards rubbed, leather along edges reconditioned. 1883 Full-Leather. 850 pp. 9 1/8 x 6 5/8. 8vo. Full leather, black morocco spine label, gilt titles and rules. An account of Wayne County, New York’s role in the American Civil War. View more info

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Sonnenberg & The Architectural Legacy of Mary Clark Thompson

By: Clark, Louis M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ontario County Historical Society: 2006

Seller ID: 2293003

ISBN: 0941198286

Condition: Near Fine


2006 Large Softcover. x, [1], 117 ff. Color illustrations throughout text. Wes Gifford employed his skills, resiliency, and energy to lead the mission to restore the once-magnificent Sonnenberg estate in Canandaigua, New York, following nearly half a century of decline. Read, in Wes's own words, his fascinating account of the evolution from the late 1960s to 1980 of the popular tourist destination known as Sonnenberg Gardens. View more info

Image for New York State Museum Bulletin Nos. 207, 208, March-April 1918: Fourteenth Report of the Director of the State Museum and Science Department, Including the Seventy-First Report of the State Museum, the Thirty-Seventh Report of the State Geologist and the Report of the State Paleontologist for 1917

New York State Museum Bulletin Nos. 207, 208, March-April 1918: Fourteenth Report of the Director of the State Museum and Science Department, Including the Seventy-First Report of the State Museum, the Thirty-Seventh Report of the State Geologist and the Report of the State Paleontologist for 1917

By: Clarke, John M.; Dale, Nelson C.; Buddington, A.F.; Alling, Harold L.; Whitlock, H.P.; Parker, Arthur C.; Smyth, C.H.; Penrose, R.A.F.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The University of the State of New-York: 1918

Seller ID: 2104139

Condition: Near Fine


Top of front board lightly spotted. 1918 Hard Cover. 211, [13] pp. 8vo. Includes four fold-outs and several photographs. CONTENTS: Introduction; Legal Status and Scope of the State Museum; Codification of the State Museum Law; Present Condition and Activities of the Museum; The Scientific Reservations Belonging to the State Museum; Department Publications; Report on the Geological Survey; Report of the State Botanist; Report of the State Entomologist; Report of the Zoologist; Report of the Archeologist and Ethnologist; Staff of the Department of Science; Accessions to the Collections; Scientif... View more info

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History of Steuben County, New York, with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers.

By: Clayton, W.W.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Lewis, Peck & Co. / J.B. Lippincott & Co.: 1879

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205716

Condition: Good


First edition. Binding shaken, edges rubbed, tear to binding edge of one engraving, ink name on front endpaper. 1879 Large Hardcover. 460 pp. Leather spine, gilt titles, cloth boards. A history of Steuben County, New York from the early days of the republic through the date of publication, with numerous engravings throughout. View more info

Image for General Moses Cleaveland (1754-1806), Founder of the City of Cleveland in 1796. Facsimile of His Speech to the Six Nations at Canandaigua, New York, May 29th, 1796

General Moses Cleaveland (1754-1806), Founder of the City of Cleveland in 1796. Facsimile of His Speech to the Six Nations at Canandaigua, New York, May 29th, 1796

By: Cleaveland, General Moses

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Western Reserve Historical Society: 1971

Seller ID: 2287661

Condition: Near Fine


Folder edges lightly toned. 1971 Unbound. Facsimile in folder. General Moses Cleaveland (1754-1806), Founder of the City of Cleveland in 1796. Facsimile of His Speech to the Six Nations at Canandaigua, New York, May 29th, 1796. Moses Cleaveland (January 29, 1754 – November 16, 1806) was a lawyer, politician, soldier and surveyor, from Connecticut who founded the U.S. city of Cleveland, Ohio, while surveying the Western Reserve in 1796. View more info

Image for History and Directory of Yates County [New York], Containing a Sketch of the Original Settlement By the Public Universal Friends, the Lessee Company and Others, with an Account of Individual Pioneers and Their Families; Also of Other Leading Citizens. Including Church, School and Civil History, and a Narrative of the Universal Friend, Her Society and Doctrine.

History and Directory of Yates County [New York], Containing a Sketch of the Original Settlement By the Public Universal Friends, the Lessee Company and Others, with an Account of Individual Pioneers and Their Families; Also of Other Leading Citizens. Including Church, School and Civil History, and a Narrative of the Universal Friend, Her Society and Doctrine.

By: Cleveland, Stafford C.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: W.E. Morrison & Co. Republishers: 1976

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265312

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional set. 1976 Hard Cover. 1976 facsimile of 1873 original, complete in two volumes. xxiii, 1168 pp. (paginated continuously), 13-page index in Vol. 1, 3-page index in Vol. 2. First volume includes fold-out map of Yates County. View more info

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Souvenir and Other Stories

By: Clune, Henry W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: James Brunner: 1990

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2205698

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed and signed by author on front endpaper - inscribed Clune books are somewhat unusual, as his usual habit was to visit bookstores, sign copies of his books that were on the shelf, and leave without announcing he had done so. Inscription appears to read 'For Eta ts alga, with all good wishes, Henry W Clune', but perhaps this was meant to be a fraternity [Eta psi alpha?]). 1990 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 218 pp. 8vo. The hallmark of these stories is precision of observation. For three quarters of a century, Henry W. Clune has reported with wry sympathy on o... View more info

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Seen & Heard: Selections from Seen and Heard - Volume Two [2]

By: Clune, Henry W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Democrat and Chronicle: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205700

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Ink gift note on front endpaper, spine faded, small smudge on front board. 1935 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 111 pp. 8vo. The second of two volumes collecting writings originally included in Henry Clune's column in the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle. View more info