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The Women's West

By: Armitage, Susan; Jameson, Elizabeth

Price: $6.00

Publisher: The University of Oklahoma Press: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2295001

ISBN: 0806120673

Condition: Near Fine


Ink gift note on half-title page. 1988 Trade Paperback. xi, 323 pp. The American West looms large in popular imagination-a place where men were rugged and independent, violent and courageous. In this mythic West all the men were white, and the women were largely absent. The few female actors played supporting roles around the edges of the drama. Molded by the Victorian Cult of True Womanhood, they were passive, dependent, reluctant, and out of place. Men won the West. Women, against their better judgement, followed them to this newly discovered place and tried to re-create the amenities of the... View more info

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Five Generations: Life and Letters of an American Family, 1750-1900

By: Armstrong, Margaret

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289651

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket rubbed with a few tears to spine head and foot, jacket price clipped. 1930 Hard Cover. ix, [3], 425, [3] pp. 8vo. Includes 23 plates. A collection of letters and diary entries spanning 150 years of American history and recounting the histories of numerous families and individuals. View more info

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History of the Town of Conesus: Livingston Co., N.Y., from Its First Settlement in 1793, to 1887, with a Brief Genealogical Record of the Conesus Families

By: Boyd, William P.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Boyd's Job Printing Establishment: 1887

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289207

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Spine head, spine base, and corners lightly rubbed; minor general wear. 1887 Hard Cover. 176 pp. Green boards, gilt titles on spine and front board. History of the Town of Conesus, Livingston Co., N. Y.: From Its First Settlement in 1793, to 1887, with a Brief Genealogical Record of the Conesus Families. Settlement began around 1795. In 1819, Conesus was formed from parts of the Towns of Groveland and Livonia as the Town of Freeport. The name was changed to Browersville in March, 1825 and was changed to Conesus a month later. View more info

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Evans and Angola (Images of America)

By: Delano, Cheryl

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing: 2009

Seller ID: 2299577

ISBN: 0738563536

Condition: Near Fine


2009 Trade Paperback. 127, [1] pp. Incorporated in 1821, the area that is now the town of Evans saw its first permanent settlers just prior to the War of 1812. The village of Angola developed later with the establishment of the railroad, which also brought industry, most notably the internationally known Emblem Bicycle Company. Lake Erie also drew visitors and residents to the area. The miles of shoreline were home to summer camps for adults, as well as children, and the wealthiest families in the city of Buffalo built their summer homes there. Prominent among these estates was Graycliff, the ... View more info

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Your Land, Our Land: Two Centuries of American Words and Images from the Regions of the National Archives

By: Dodd, Monroe; Burnes, Brian

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Kansas City Star Books: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202737

ISBN: 1935362429

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A fine copy. Fine. 2009 Large Hardcover. 240 pp. In the National Archives' regional collections is kept the story of our disputes and our agreements, our struggles and our victories, the images of ourselves, our families, our cities and our culture. They are the inspiration and the basis of Your Land, Our Land: Two centuries of American Words and Images from the Regions of the National Archives. For this volume, Archives staffers in each of the 13 regions poured through their vast files. They emerged with images and documents representing life in every part of the country - fro... View more info

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The Hacketts and the Roosevelts and Other River Families: An Informal History of the Relationship between a Firm of Country Lawyers and Their Aristocratic Clients

By: Gekle, William F.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Cunneen-Hackett Trust: 1984

Seller ID: 1892211

Condition: Near Fine


1984 Trade Paperback. ix, 104 pp. Original wrappers. An informal history of the relationship between a firm of country lawyers and their aristocratic clients. This book is about the Hacketts and their clients and the time and place in which they lived - a little-known part of Dutchess County history. The Hacketts were a family of country lawyers who served the Hudson River aristocracy for more than a hundred years. View more info

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Freedom: A History of US

By: Hakim, John

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1741517

ISBN: 0195157117

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Contents page torn. 2002 Large Hardcover. 406 pp. Master storyteller Joy Hakim has excited millions of young minds with the great drama of American history in her award-winning series A History of US. Hailed by historians, educators, and parents for its exciting, thought-provoking narrative, the books have been recognized as a break-through tool in teaching history and critical reading skills to young people. And the kids themselves agree: Hakim has piles of fan letters as testimony. Beginning in January, PBS, in association with Thirteen/WNET, General Electric and Kunhardt Prod... View more info

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Greece (Images of America)

By: Husted, Shirley Cox

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2277157

ISBN: 0738505293

Condition: Very Good


First edition - a paperback original. Spine faded. 2001 Trade Paperback. 128 pp. Numerous historical photographs with information covering over 100 years of history. Greece, a community of nearly 100,000 people, lies on the south shore of Lake Ontario, opposite Toronto. It has a picturesque shoreline with a bay and more ponds than any other locality along the lake. In its early years, community life was centered around a harbor on the Genesee River at the village of Charlotte. From these simple beginnings, Greece eventually grew to become the largest township in Monroe County. Its growth was d... View more info

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Rochester Neighborhoods (Images of America)

By: Husted, Shirley Cox; Rosenberg-Naparsteck, Ruth

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Arcadia: 2000

Seller ID: 2296778

ISBN: 0738504106

Condition: Near Fine


Spine faintly toned. 2000 Trade Paperback. 128 pp. Even in its early days, Rochester had multiple neighborhoods, small settlements with names such as Swillburg, Goat Hill and the Butter Bowl. Today, Rochester is a community of 128 neighborhoods, each happily pursuing a local identity while united together with justifiable pride in their role as New York State’s third largest city outside of the New York City metropolis. Located in the Genesee River Valley just below Lake Ontario, Rochester is on an old Indian trail that once brought Seneca families here to hunt and fish. The milling industry... View more info

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A Sesqui-Centennial Souvenir Describing One Hundred and Fifty Years of Progress, with a Complete Story of the Sullivan Campaign of 1779 and a History of the Towns of the Finger Lakes Region Settled by Veterans of That Expedition

By: Melone, Harry R.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Harry R. Melone: 1929

Seller ID: 2274313

Condition: Near Fine


Ink name on front endpaper. 1929 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 400 pp. Includes black-and-white illustrations. The 1779 Sullivan Expedition, also known as the Sullivan-Clinton Expedition, was an extended systematic military campaign during the American Revolutionary War against Loyalists (Tories) and the four Nations of the Haudenosaunee which had sided with the British. The campaign ordered and organized by George Washington[notes 1] and his staff was conducted chiefly in the lands of the Iroquois Confederacy (also known as the Longhouse Confederacy) taking th... View more info

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Memories and Traditions of Bloomfield, 1789-1989, Sketchbook II [New York]

By: Schroeder, Virginia; Herr-Gesell, Marilyn

Price: $20.00

Publisher: East Bloomfield Bicentennial Committee: 1989

Seller ID: 2299783

Condition: Near Fine


Errata slip laid in. Light stain on front wrapper. 1989 Trade Paperback. 160 pp. A history of Bloomfield, New York, from 1789-1989. CONTENTS: Dedication; Introduction; The Native Americans of Bloomfield; Phelps Gorham Purchase; The First Settlers: Found a New Town - Making a New Start, Social Life and Traditions; Bloomfield - Growing Bigger, Growing Better; Elton Park; Early Bloomfield Homes; Taverns and Inns; Stage Coaches; The Churches of Bloomfield: Congregational Church, Methodist Church, St. Peter's, St. Bridget's, Crossroads Community; The Schools of Bloomfield; Transportation: Roads, Ca... View more info

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Ontario's History, 1807-1993 as Preserved at Heritage Square, Ontario, New York

By: Scully-Hill, Virginia

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Empire State Weeklies: 1993

Seller ID: 2299950

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. A nice copy. 1993 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 298 pp. Ontario, NY history: pioneers, transportation, churches, early history , Rochester, Sodus Bay, Trolley, Cooperage, Eisenhower Telegram, Military, Education , MANY PIONEER FAMILIES MENTIONED: Alborn, Albright, Beach, Bean , Beneway, Bilger, Biviano, Blythe, Casey, Cass, Chapman, Clark, etc. View more info

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It's an Old California Custom (American Custom Series)

By: Shippey, Lee

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Vanguard Press, Inc.: 1948

Seller ID: 2301083

Condition: Near Fine


Front jacket flap clipped, some loss to jacket spine head. 1948 Hard Cover. 292 pp. Informal chronicling of California's personality in terms of traits, inherited, adopted and native. Stories of old romances, gambling heritages, the large scale hospitality, the types of messiahs and cults, the pleasures of food and drink, the spirit of fiesta, are combined with material on gold hunting, bandits, hoaxes, real estate, the tendency for self deception, the playtimes of various clubs and groups, the exhibitionism, and the originality in solving problems of public works and civic questions. This tra... View more info

Image for Sir William Alexander and American Colonization, including Three Royal Charters; a Tract on Colonization; a Patent of the County of Canada and of Long Island; and the Roll of the Knights Baronets of New Scotland with Annotations, and a Memoir [with] The Genealogy of the Families of Payne and Gore (Burt Franklin: Research and Source Works Series #131) (American Classics in History and Social Science #2)

Sir William Alexander and American Colonization, including Three Royal Charters; a Tract on Colonization; a Patent of the County of Canada and of Long Island; and the Roll of the Knights Baronets of New Scotland with Annotations, and a Memoir [with] The Genealogy of the Families of Payne and Gore (Burt Franklin: Research and Source Works Series #131) (American Classics in History and Social Science #2)

By: Slafter, Edmund F.; Whitmore, W.H.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Burt Franklin: 1968

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265028

Condition: Near Fine


Spine a bit faded. 1968 Trade Paperback. vii, [3], 283, [1]; 30 pp. 1968 reissue of the 1873 Prince Society edition, which compiled a number of works first published in the 1620s. Includes an engraved portrait and a memoir of Sir William Alexander, a bibliography, six colonial works, a map of New Scotland, the constitution of the Prince Society and other related notes (including a list of their publications), and an index. Bound in following these is a genealogy of the Payne and Gore families. View more info

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Expedition Against the Ohio Indians (Great Americana)

By: Smith, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Readex Microprint: 1966

Seller ID: 2292269

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. Bottom corners of boards bumped. 1966 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Maroon boards with gilt titles on spine and on front board. Colonel Henry Bouquet led an expedition into the Ohio country to put down a American Indian uprising that later came to be called Pontiac's Rebellion. In 1763, Pontiac, a leader of the Ottawa, successfully united many of the American Indian peoplesin the Ohio Country. His goal was to drive British settlers, traders, and soldiers from the Ohio Country. Pontiac's Rebellion, as it became known, was a direct result of the French and ... View more info

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The Rochester Historical Society, Publication Fund Series, Vol. IV [Volume 4]

By: The Rochester Historical Society; Foreman, Edward R.; Wiltsie, Charles H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Rochester Historical Society: 1925

Seller ID: 2297127

Condition: Good


No jacket. Hinges broken. 1925 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xvii, 409 pp. CONTENTS: Dedication; Illustrations; Verse; Officers and Managers; Presidents from 1861-1925; The Two Organizations; Foreword; The Expedition of the Marquis de Denonville against the Seneca Indians--1687; Etienne Brule, the First White Man in the Genesee Country; The Natural Forces that Molded the Genesee Country; The Jesuits and Their Missions in the Genesee Country; The United States Marshal's Office in the World War; Jenny Lind's Letter; History of the Monroe County Court; Changes in Pract... View more info

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The Hatfields & the McCoys

By: Wexler, Bruce

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing: 2013

Seller ID: 2265848

ISBN: 1435145259

Condition: Near Fine


2013 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 171 pp. Follows on the heels of the hit 2012 History Channel miniseries starring Kevin Costner and Bill Paxton. Great appeal for anyone interested in American rural history. Illustrated in the style of Skyhorse's bestselling books John Wayne's Wild West and The Gunfighters. The history-making feud between the Hatfields and the McCoys rumbled on for nearly three decades between 1863 and 1891. The two families were from Tug Fork, off the Big Sandy River in the border region of West Virginia and Kentucky. The families had fought ... View more info