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Recollections of the Lyceum and Chautauqua Circuits

By: Da Boll, Irene Briggs and Raymond

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Bond Wheelwright Company, New York: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2299979

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Small tears to jacket spine head and to jacket spine base, one inch tear along bottom edge of front jacket panel, a few other small tears to jacket edges. 1969 Large Hardcover. xvi, 171 pp. Photographs and reproductions of documents throughout. Embellished with marginal sketches by the artist, old-time photos, and ad layouts of the 1890's, this is not only a book for collectors and students of calligraphy, but for the general reader as well. View more info

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The Life and Times of the Hotel Athenaeum

By: Dorey, Thomas A.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Falconer Printing & Design, Inc.: 1990

Seller ID: 2300261

ISBN: 0962743119

Condition: Near Fine


Faint smudges on wrappers. 1990 Trade Paperback. 85 pp. Color illustrations, black-and-white photographs. Softcover history of the celebrated resort hotel at the Chautauqua Institution. View more info

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History of Chautauqua County, New York, and Its People, Volume I [1]

By: Downs, John P.; Hedley, Fenwick Y.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: American Historical Society, Inc.: 1921

Seller ID: 2292258

Condition: Good


Slight chip to top edge of rear board, pencil name and address on front free endpaper, title page torn along most of length. 1921 Large Hardcover. 475 pp. Volume 1 of 3 volume set. Chautauqua County is the westernmost county in New York. Its name is believed to be the lone surviving remnant of the Erie language, a tongue lost in the Beaver Wars; its meaning is unknown and a subject of speculation. The county was created in 1808 and organized in 1811. CONTENTS: Geography, Topography, Geology, Climatology; The Mound Builders, Ancient Remains; Origin of the Name Chautauqua; The Destruction of the... View more info

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The Story of Chautauqua

By: Hurlbut, Jesse Lyman

Price: $125.00

Publisher: G. P. Putnam’s Sons: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2299980

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. No jacket. Top page ridge very faintly foxed. 1921 Hard Cover. xxv, 429 pp. Blue boards, gilt title on spine and on front board. Black-and-white photographs throughout. A history of Chautauqua, New York. Chautauqua is a town and lake resort community in Chautauqua County, New York, United States.[3] The population was 4,464 at the 2010 census.[4] The town is named after Chautauqua Lake. The traditional meaning remains bag tied in the middle. The suggested meanings of this Seneca word have become numerous: the place where one is lost; the place of easy death; fish taken out; fogg... View more info

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Southern Tier, Volume 1: Dunkirk, Fredonia, Jamestown, Chautauqua, Salamanca, Olean, Wellsville, Hornell, Bath, Hammondsport, Corning

By: Merrill, Arch

Price: $25.00

Publisher: American Book - Stratford Press, Inc.: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2294610

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Small tear along top edge of front jacket panel. Ink gift note on front free endpaper. 1954 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 213 pp. Dunkirk, Fredonia, Jamestown, Chautaugua, Salamanca, Olean, Wellsville, Hornell, Bath, Hammondsport, Corning. View more info