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Gentleman's Progress: The Itinerarium of Dr. Alexander Hamilton, 1744

By: Bridenbaugh, Carl

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University of North Carolina Press: 1948

Seller ID: 2265051

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, spine faintly toned. 1948 Hard Cover. In the summer of 1744, a young physician named Alexander Hamilton set out from Annapolis, Maryland on a journey which would take him north as far as Maine. He visited cities, villages and taverns along the Atlantic coast, recording his humorous observations in a diary, which is reprinted here. 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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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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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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All Around the Town: Amazing Manhattan Facts and Curiosities

By: Bunyan, Patrick

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Empire State Editions: 2011

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2269892

ISBN: 0823231747

Condition: Near Fine


Second edition. A very nice copy. 2011 Trade Paperback. x, 417 pp. Where in Manhattan did Washington sleep? Where was Teddy Roosevelt born? Where did James Monroe die? Where is the birthplace of the “Twist”? Where was Ponzi schemer Bernard Madoff's multi-million dollar penthouse? Where is the site of the country’s first traffic fatality? These tidbits are among the more than 2,000 fascinating entries comprising All Around the Town: Amazing Manhattan Facts and Curiosities, the definitive guide to historic New York. All Around the Town brings the city’s history to life, street by street,... 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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Rochester's Orchestra

By: Cahn, William L.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Citizens for a Quality Philharmonic: 1989

Seller ID: 2286594

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 1989 Soft Cover. vi, 79, 33 pp. A history of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra and its educational programming, 1922 to 1989. 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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Development of New York State Resorts: Recreation, Recuperation, Relaxation & Religion - Presented to Historic Preservation Planning Alumni, Inc.

By: Campagna, Barbara A.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: S.N.: 1991

Seller ID: 2266904

Condition: Near Fine


Minimal wear to corners. 1991 Spiral-Bound Softcover. 107, [1] ff. Report style binding: printed wrappers, plastic comb binding, clear cover. A report designed to explore the social and architectural development of our historically significant resorts and resort areas in order to understand the context of their survival or demise, which examines the purpose of these resorts, the nature of vacationing in America, a brief history of worldwide resort development, and the particular history of the following resorts: Catskill & Shawangunk Mountains; Adirondack Mountains; Spas (Mineral Springs); Fin... 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

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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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Orleans County History: Past to Present, Bicentennial Year, 1976

By: Carlton, Bernard Lynch; Gibson, Irene M.; Pratt, J. Howard

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Eddy Printing Corp.: 1976

Seller ID: 2289041

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Faint stain on top page ridge, ink stamp on front paste-down endpaper, ink name on front endpaper. 1976 Hard Cover. 362 pp. Red boards, gilt titles on spine and on front board. CONTENTS: Orleans Country Court House; Archaeological History of Orleans County; Out of the Past; County Organizations and Government; Town and Village of Village of Albion; Town of Barre; Town of Carlton; Town of Clarendon; Town of Gaines; Town of Kendall; Town of Murray and Village of Holley; Town of Ridgeway and Village of Medina; Town of Shelby; Town of Yates and Village of Lyndonville; Orleans County Cen... View more info

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The Long-Legged View: From Life in the Big Apple to Life in Apple Country in the 1940s, 50s, and 60s

By: Carr, Patricia; Tiffany, Nicki Carr

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Xlibris: 2009

Seller ID: 2288076

ISBN: 1441539794

Condition: Near Fine


Ink name on half-title page, notes laid in. 2009 Trade Paperback. 298 pp. I was only ten when my grandfather died, but I remember loving him very much and enjoying his company. When I read the stories in the this book, written by my grandfather's second wife, Pat Carr, they vividly brought back the memories of him. I could hear him saying some of his favorite phrases, and see the look on his face! My father was a lot like his father, and carried on many of the same traditions, like singing a little ditty when he was being devilish, or making my sister and I mind by just speaking our names in a... View more info

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Rural Government in New York (Cornell Extension Bulletin 331. September 1935 - Revised October 1942)

By: Catherwood, M.P.; Hurd, T.N.; Bratton, C.A.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York State College of Agriculture at Cornell University: 1942

Seller ID: 1524797

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed & toned. 1942 Stapled Binding. 28 pp. 9 x 6. An outline of local New York state government, published originally in 1935 & revised in 1942. View more info

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New York State and the Civil War, October, 1961, Volume 1, Number 4

By: Catton, Bruce

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The New York Civil War Centennial Commission: 1961

Seller ID: 2267192

Condition: Near Fine


Spine slightly toned. 1961 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 16 pp. CONTENTS: Ely Samuel Parker... From Sachem to Brigadier General; Corning Glass; Remington Arms; Grant Statue; U.S. Grant 3rd... Honorary Chairman. 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

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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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Songs of the Helderhills

By: Christman, W.W.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Harold Vinal: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1864014

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed without attribution and signed by author on front endpaper ('With good wishes W.W. Christman Delanson, N.Y., May 28 1932.'). Includes original jacket. Includes tipped-in cut of envelope used to originally ship the book and an invoice for its purchase in 1977.Jacket toned and lightly rubbed. 1926 Hard Cover. Author's first book. A collection of poetry by the noteworthy Catskills poet and transcendentalist, W.W. Christman.Keywords: POETRY CHRISTIANITY TRANSCENDENTALISM NATURE CATSKILL MOUNTAINS NATURE SIGNED FIRST EDITION WW CHRISTMAN 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

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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Rochester Haunts: A Ghost Hunter's Guide

By: Claud, Dwayne

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd.: 2009

Seller ID: 2281297

ISBN: 0764332082

Condition: Very Good


A couple faint spots to page edges. 2009 Trade Paperback. 160 pp. A tour of allegedly haunted locations in Rochester, New York, with over 50 locations. Includes local lore and legends, and information from real paranormal investigations. 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