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Colonial Days in Old New York

By: Earle, Alice Morse

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2283786

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Spine toned, boards a bit foxed, owner bookplate on front endpaper (Ellen M. Chandler). Binding tight, pages clean and bright. 1896 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 312 pp. As the author notes in her introduction, this volume might have been better titled Colonial Days in New Netherland because much of the material pertains to the fifty year period of Dutch rule, as the following chapter titles suggest: The Life of a Day; Education and Child-Life; Wooing and Wedding; Town Life; Dutch Town Homes; Dutch Farmhouses; The Dutch Larder; The Dutch Vrouws; The C... View more info

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Chronicles of an African Trip

By: Eastman, George

Price: $30.00

Publisher: John P. Smith Company, Inc.: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2201377

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Lightly rubbed and toned, faint stain on front flyleaf. 1927 Hard Cover. 87 pp., plus numerous unpaginated full-page photographs. Original beige cloth spine over paper covered boards, paper title label. The following letters chronicle the adventures of a party -- consisting of Daniel E. Pomeroy, of New York, Dr. Audley D. Stewart, of Rochester, and the writer -- which left New York on the 13th of March, 1926. Stewart and Eastman returned to Rochester on the 24th of October, 1926. George Eastman (July 12, 1854 - March 14, 1932) founded the Eastman Kodak Company and invented roll ... View more info

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Chronicles of an African Trip

By: Eastman, George

Price: $30.00

Publisher: John P. Smith Company, Inc.: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2201378

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1927 Hard Cover. 87 pp., plus numerous unpaginated full-page photographs. Original beige cloth spine over paper covered boards, paper title label. The following letters chronicle the adventures of a party -- consisting of Daniel E. Pomeroy, of New York, Dr. Audley D. Stewart, of Rochester, and the writer -- which left New York on the 13th of March, 1926. Stewart and Eastman returned to Rochester on the 24th of October, 1926. George Eastman (July 12, 1854 - March 14, 1932) founded the Eastman Kodak Company and invented roll film, helping to bring photography to the mainstream. Th... View more info

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Chronicles of an African Trip

By: Eastman, George

Price: $30.00

Publisher: John P. Smith Company, Inc.: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2275481

Condition: Very Good


Related articles laid in, small spot on rear board. 1927 Hard Cover. 87 pp., plus numerous unpaginated full-page photographs. Original beige cloth spine over paper covered boards, paper title label. The following letters chronicle the adventures of a party -- consisting of Daniel E. Pomeroy, of New York, Dr. Audley D. Stewart, of Rochester, and the writer -- which left New York on the 13th of March, 1926. Stewart and Eastman returned to Rochester on the 24th of October, 1926. George Eastman (July 12, 1854 - March 14, 1932) founded the Eastman Kodak Company and invented roll film, helping to br... View more info

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Chronicles of a Second African Trip

By: Eastman, George; Cameron, Kenneth M.; Mandala, Elias

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Friends of the University of Rochester Libraries: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2201442

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Includes publisher's slipcase. 1987 Hard Cover. xxv, 89 pp. A follow-up volume to Eastman's popular account of an African safari, compiled from a collection of letters related to his second trip to Africa in 1928. Foreword by Elias Mandala, introduction by Kenneth M. Cameron. Illustrated with photographs by Eastman and fellow adventurer Martin Johnson. George Eastman (July 12, 1854 - March 14, 1932) founded the Eastman Kodak Company and invented roll film, helping to bring photography to the mainstream. The roll film was also the basis for the invention of the motion picture fil... View more info

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Chronicles of a Second African Trip

By: Eastman, George; Cameron, Kenneth M.; Mandala, Elias

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Friends of the University of Rochester Libraries: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2203611

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Includes publisher's slipcase. University of Rochester bookplate on front flyleaf reads 'In Celebration of Janis F. and James S. Gleason upon Receiving the Outstanding Philanthropist Award, National Philanthropy Day, November 18, 2003'. 1987 Hard Cover. xxv, 89 pp. A follow-up volume to Eastman's popular account of an African safari, compiled from a collection of letters related to his second trip to Africa in 1928. Foreword by Elias Mandala, introduction by Kenneth M. Cameron. Illustrated with photographs by Eastman and fellow adventurer Martin Johnson. George Eastman (July 12,... View more info

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Chronicles of a Second African Trip

By: Eastman, George; Cameron, Kenneth M.; Mandala, Elias

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Friends of the University of Rochester Libraries: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2278774

ISBN: 0961082410

Condition: Near Fine


1987 Hard Cover. xxv, [1], 89, [5] pp. 8vo. A follow-up volume to Eastman's popular account of an African safari, compiled from a collection of letters related to his second trip to Africa in 1928. Foreword by Elias Mandala, introduction by Kenneth M. Cameron. Illustrated with photographs by Eastman and fellow adventurer Martin Johnson. George Eastman (July 12, 1854 - March 14, 1932) founded the Eastman Kodak Company and invented roll film, helping to bring photography to the mainstream. The roll film was also the basis for the invention of the motion picture film in 1888 by world's first film... View more info

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New York State Museum Memoir 12: Birds of New York (Volume 2)

By: Eaton, Elon Howard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The University of the State of New York: 1914

Seller ID: 2282985

Condition: Good


No jacket, loss to spine base, lacks front endpaper, title page faintly foxed. 1914 Large Hardcover. 719 pp. Volume 2 of 2. CONTENTS: Land Birds: Introductory Note; Bird Ecology; The Economic Value of Birds; The Status of Our Bird Laws; Special Measures for Increasing Bird Life; Bird Refuges; Private Preserves; Description of Genera and Species; Addendum: New York Bird History Since 1910; Explanations of Plates; Index. View more info

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Second Looks: A Pictorial History of Buffalo and Erie County

By: Eberle, Scott

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Donning: 1987

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2196125

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. Light edge wear to jacket. 1987 Large Hardcover. A great history of Buffalo filled with photographs, illustrations, and many little known facts about the city. View more info

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Second Looks: A Pictorial History of Buffalo and Erie County

By: Eberle, Scott; Grande, Joseph A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Donning Company: 1993

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2288356

ISBN: 0898656095

Condition: Near Fine


Second printing. Half-inch chip along top edge of rear jacket panel. 1993 Large Hardcover. 240 pp. A great history of Buffalo filled with photographs, illustrations, and many little known facts about the city. View more info

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Master Plan for the Town of Webster, New York, July 1968

By: EBS Management Consultants Incorporated

Price: $60.00

Publisher: EBS Management Consultants Incorporated: 1968

Seller ID: 2052612

Condition: Good


Deaccessioned by The Milne Library at SUNY Geneseo, usual marks. Last gathering and back cover loosening from spiral but included. 1968 Spiral-Bound Softcover. [xviii], [1]-3; 1-1 - A-78 pp. Plastic spiral-bound softcover. A master plan for the town of Webster, New York (a suburb east of Rochester, NY), providing: a survey and analysis of physical, economic, and social data; graphic presentations (including numerous maps and charts); and a description of costs, priorities, and methods of financing and implementing the plan. Many details provide interesting perspective (e.g., the table showing ... View more info

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Affirming the Covenant: A History of Temple B'rith Kodesh Rochester, New York, 1848-1998

By: Eisenstadt, Peter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Syracuse University Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2172382

Condition: Very Good


First Edition. Light edge wear to jacket.Very Good. 1999 Hard Cover. xvii, 281 pp. A 150-year history of the Jewish temple in Rochester, New York. The introduction describes 'The story of the oldest Jewish congregation in Rochester' as 'a microcosm of the Reform movement'. View more info

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Joe Wilson and the Creation of Xerox

By: Ellis, Charles D.; Mulcahy, Anne; Podolny, Joel

Price: $8.00

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202240

ISBN: 0471998354

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 2006 Hard Cover. xvii, 396 pp. Charley Ellis has written a magnificent portrait, capturing the indomitable spirit of Joe Wilson and his instinctive understanding of the need for and commercial usefulness of a transforming imaging technology. Joe Wilson and his extraordinary team, which I had the good fortune to first meet in 1960, epitomized the wonderful observation of George Bernard Shaw who said, 'Some look at things that are, and ask why? I dream of things that never were and ask why not?' Xerox and xerography are not only a part of our vocabulary, but part of our everyday l... View more info

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A Short History of New York State

By: Ellis, David M.; Frost, James A.; Syrett, Harold C.; Carman, Harry J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cornell University Press: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2265044

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket. Ink name on front paste-down endpaper, minor underlining, pencil note on last page. 1957 Hard Cover. xiii, 705 pp. Includes maps and charts. CONTENTS: Book I. 1609-1865: Colonial New York; Rise of the Empire State; New York in the National Period. Book II. 1865-1956: Politics from the Gilded Age to the Present; Economic Development of the Empire State; Culture in an Industrial Age. View more info

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The Epic of New York City: A Narrative History

By: Ellis, Edward Robb

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Kondansha International: 1997

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2268623

ISBN: 1568362048

Condition: Near Fine


Second printing. Spine faintly creased. 1997 Trade Paperback. 640 pp. In swift, witty chapters that flawlessly capture the pace and character of New York City, acclaimed diarist Edward Robb Ellis presents his masterpiece: a thorough, and thoroughly readable, history of America's largest metropolis. Ellis narrates some of the most significant events of the past three hundred years and more—the Revolutionary and Civil Wars, Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr's fatal duel, the formation of the League of Nations, the Great Depression—from the perspective of the city that experienced, and influe... View more info

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The Epic of New York City: A Narrative History

By: Ellis, Edward Robb

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Old Town Books: 1990

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2290459

ISBN: 0880295163

Condition: Near Fine


Reissue. Small abrasion on front jacket panel. 1990 Hard Cover. 640 pp. 8vo. In swift, witty chapters that flawlessly capture the pace and character of New York City, acclaimed diarist Edward Robb Ellis presents his masterpiece: a thorough, and thoroughly readable, history of America's largest metropolis. Ellis narrates some of the most significant events of the past three hundred years and more—the Revolutionary and Civil Wars, Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr's fatal duel, the formation of the League of Nations, the Great Depression—from the perspective of the city that experienced, and... View more info

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Animal Scramble Rochester, New York

By: ESL Federal Credit Union

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Monroe Litho: 2003

Seller ID: 2267852

ISBN: 0971145962

Condition: Fine


Still encased in publisher's shrink-wrap. 2003 Large Hardcover. Still encased in publisher's shrink-wrap. A community art project in Rochester, New York. View more info

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Remembering Wayne: A Pictorial View of the People, Places, and Pastimes of Wayne County, New York

By: Evangelist, Andrea T.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Wayne County Historical Society / Seeco Printing: 1999

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2204328

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing. 1999 Large Softcover. 249, [3] pp. A history of Wayne County, New York with numerous historical photographs. A fairly limited run of these were printed (1000 copies each for the first and second printings, according to the copyright page). View more info

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A History of the Harley School, 1917-1992

By: Ewell, Ruth

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Harley School: 1992

Seller ID: 2204199

Condition: Fine


No jacket. A fine copy. 1992 Hard Cover. Unpaginated. Includes black-and-white photographs. The Harley School is an independent college preparatory school serving day students in Rochester, New York, United States. Founded in 1917 by Harriet Bentley, The Harley School spans from nursery school to the twelfth grade.The Harley School was founded in 1917 by Harriet Bentley and a group of mothers who set out to establish a school for four-year-olds modeled after the schools of Maria Montessori. Originally called The Children's University School of Rochester, it hired a teacher to come from New Yor... View more info

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Rochester and Monroe County: A History and Guide (American Guide Series)

By: Federal Writers' Project, Works Progress Administration, State of New York

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Scrantom's, Rochester: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2164348

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Includes all three fold-out maps. 1937 Hard Cover. 460 pp. 8vo. Maps on endpapers. Black & white photographs and maps throughout text. Includes excerpt from Their Wedding Journey by William Dean Howells, 1871, which mentions Rochester. View more info

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Rochester and Monroe County: A History and Guide (American Guide Series)

By: Federal Writers' Project, Works Progress Administration, State of New York

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Scrantom's: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2180729

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Near fine in good jacket. All three fold-outs included. Tears and chips from jacket corners, jacket toned. 1937 Hard Cover. 460 pp. 8vo. Maps on endpapers. Black & white photographs and maps throughout text. Includes excerpt from Their Wedding Journey by William Dean Howells, 1871, which mentions Rochester. View more info

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Rochester and Monroe County: A History and Guide (American Guide Series)

By: Federal Writers' Project, Works Progress Administration, State of New York

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Scrantom's: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205682

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Includes all three fold-out maps (one loose). Lacks jacket. Ink name on front flyleaf. 1937 Hard Cover. 460 pp. 8vo. Maps on endpapers. Black & white photographs and maps throughout text. Includes excerpt from Their Wedding Journey by William Dean Howells, 1871, which mentions Rochester. View more info

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Rochester and Monroe County: A History and Guide (American Guide Series)

By: Federal Writers' Project, Works Progress Administration, State of New York

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Scrantom's: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205683

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Lacks Rochester fold-out map, other two fold-outs present. Lacks jacket. 1937 Hard Cover. 460 pp. 8vo. Maps on endpapers. Black & white photographs and maps throughout text. Includes excerpt from Their Wedding Journey by William Dean Howells, 1871, which mentions Rochester. View more info

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Rochester and Monroe County: A History and Guide (American Guide Series)

By: Federal Writers' Project, Works Progress Administration, State of New York

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Scrantom's: 1937

Seller ID: 2273995

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine in very good jacket. Jacket toned with minor internal tear along spine and small spot on spine, ink name on front endpaper. All maps included. 1937 Hard Cover. 460 pp. 8vo. Maps on endpapers. Black & white photographs and maps throughout text. Includes excerpt from Their Wedding Journey by William Dean Howells, 1871, which mentions Rochester. View more info

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Rochester and Monroe County: A History and Guide (American Guide Series)

By: Federal Writers' Project, Works Progress Administration, State of New York

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Scrantom's: 1937

Seller ID: 2281080

Condition: Near Fine


Lacks jacket. Includes all three fold-out maps. Ink names on front endpaper and first few blanks. 1937 Hard Cover. 460 pp. 8vo. Maps on endpapers. Black & white photographs and maps throughout text. Includes excerpt from Their Wedding Journey by William Dean Howells, 1871, which mentions Rochester. View more info

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Wallace O. Fenn, 1893-1971: Memories and Facts from Friends Here and Abroad

By: Fenn, Mrs. Wallace O.; Craig, Albert (Bibliography)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Medical School Print Shop of the University of Rochester: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1949489

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Wrapper edges toned. Typewritten presentation slip from Clara B. Fenn dated 1977 laid in. 1971 Large Softcover. 219, 33 pp. Original turquoise wrappers, black titles. A remembrance of Dr. Wallace Osgood Fenn, compiled by his wife and colleagues at the University of Rochester Medical School, and featuring professional and private recollections of his life and career collected from numerous individuals. Dr. Fenn was a physiologist whose main areas of research pertained to the interaction of the human body with air and the various gases of which most air is composed. A complete bib... View more info

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The Union Hill Volunteer Firemen's Association, Inc., 1942-1992

By: Filsinger, Robert S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Privately Printed: 1992

Seller ID: 1823388

Condition: Near Fine


1992 Hard Cover. 108 pp. A pictorial history of seventy five years of Union Hill firefighters. Traces the development of the department, with images of antique fire engines and former department buildings. View more info

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Barns of the Genesee Country, 1790-1915: Including an Account of Settlement and Changes in Agricultural Practices

By: Fink, Daniel

Price: $50.00

Publisher: James Brunner, Publisher: 1987

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2073905

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author without inscription. First edition. Jacket price clipped. 1987 Large Hardcover. xxxii, 528 pp. 11 x 9. An exhaustive pictorial history of barns in the Genesee Country region, representing over 200 years of barn architecture, with hundreds of illustrations, including contemporary woodcuts, advertisements, and photographs, and with first-hand accounts and diaries of the period. CONTENTS: Acknowledgments; Preface; Genesee Country Portfolio; The Fertile Land of the Genesee; Log Barns and Cabins; Experiments in Land Speculation; Diary: Anonymous, West Bloomfield, 1814; Diary: Thaye... View more info

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Barns of the Genesee Country, 1790-1915: Including an Account of Settlement and Changes in Agricultural Practices

By: Fink, Daniel

Price: $65.00

Publisher: James Brunner, Publisher: 1987

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2190604

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author. Jacket lightly rubbed. 1987 Large Hardcover. xxxii, 528 pp. 11 x 9. An exhaustive pictorial history of barns in the Genesee Country region, representing over 200 years of barn architecture, with hundreds of illustrations, including contemporary woodcuts, advertisements, and photographs, and with first-hand accounts and diaries of the period. CONTENTS: Acknowledgments; Preface; Genesee Country Portfolio; The Fertile Land of the Genesee; Log Barns and Cabins; Experiments in Land Speculation; Diary: Anonymous, West Bloomfield, 1814; Diary: Thayer Gauss, Bloomfield... View more info

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Barns of the Genesee Country, 1790-1915: Including an Account of Settlement and Changes in Agricultural Practices

By: Fink, Daniel

Price: $35.00

Publisher: James Brunner, Publisher: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2281500

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Top page ridge and head and foot of spine very faintly stained. 1988 Large Hardcover. xvii, [18]-526 pp. An exhaustive pictorial history of barns in the Genesee Country region, representing over 200 years of barn architecture, with hundreds of illustrations, including contemporary woodcuts, advertisements, and photographs, and with first-hand accounts and diaries of the period. CONTENTS: Acknowledgments; Preface; Genesee Country Portfolio; The Fertile Land of the Genesee; Log Barns and Cabins; Experiments in Land Speculation; Diary: Anonymous, West Bloomfield, 1814; Diary: Thaye... View more info