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Moreau de St. Mery's: American Journey 1793-1798

By: Roberts, Kenneth & Anna M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2291255

Condition: Very Good


First edition (stated). Boards lightly foxed, jacket flap corners trimmed, jacket edges rubbed, jacket reinforced on reverse. 1947 Hard Cover. 394 pp. An account of five years in post-revolution America, concentrating on the Frenchman who fled an arrest warrant in Paris and opened a bookstore in Philadelphia, which became a gathering place for other exiles. An important historical resource based largely on St. Mery's own journal. About the author: Kenneth Lewis Roberts (December 8, 1885 – July 21, 1957) was an American author of historical novels. Roberts worked first as a journalist, becomi... View more info

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Further Queries upon the Present State of the New-English Affairs. (Sabin's Reprints, Quarto Series. No. VIII. [8])

By: S.E.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Reprinted for Joseph Sabin: 1865

Seller ID: 2008070

Condition: Good


Limited edition, #188 (?) of 250 copies, hand-numbered by Sabin on colophon. Former library copy, usual marks, minor ink marginalia, Goodspeed catalog number in pencil on front endpaper. 1865 Half-Leather. 18 pp. 4to. Green leather spine & corners, gilt titles, marbled boards, laid paper. Rubricated title page. Numerous blanks follow text. 1865 reissue of 1689 original. Sabin 21611: Only 250 copies reprinted, of which 50 are on large paper. View more info

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Haunted Wisconsin

By: Scott, Beth; Norman, Michael

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Stanton & Lee Publishers: 1984

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2291512

ISBN: 0883610825

Condition: Very Good


Third printing. Light stain on rear wrapper near spine, wrapper edges lightly rubbed. 1984 Trade Paperback. xvi, 240 pp. Contains more than sixty true tales that Beth Scott and Michael Norman have found in the land called Wisconsin. The authors discovered such an assortment of ghosts, apparitions and other supernatural occurrences that Wisconsin could be called the most haunted state in America; nearly every county is represented....The stories range from historical tales embedded in nineteenth century superstition to contemporary accounts of strange experiences in modern, split-level homes. View more info

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The Constitution of the State of New York, Adopted in Convention the Tenth Day of September, One Thousand Nine Hundred and Fifteen

By: State of New York Constitutional Convention, 1915

Price: $35.00

Publisher: J.B. Lyon Company, Printers: 1915

Seller ID: 2058948

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed, minor abrasion to front corner. 1915 Full-Leather. 86, [8] ff. Folio. A lavish commemoration of the ability of those in government to accomplish nothing: The 1915 New York Constitutional Convention was the seventh state convention, and the first of three during the 20th century. It proposed numerous changes to the constitution, none of which were adopted (though they were reintroduced with some success about ten years later). As was customary with such endeavors, though, each of the 168 delegates received a personalized, leather-bound copy of the constitution as a memento - thi... View more info

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A History of the Minisink Region which Includes the Present Towns of Minisink, Deerpark, Mount Hope, Greenville and Wawayanda, in Orange County, New York, from Their Organization and First Settlement to the Present Time: also, including A General History of the First Settlement of the County.

By: Stickney, Charles E.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Coe Finch and I.F. Guiwits, Publishers.: 1867

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2292859

Condition: Very Good


First edition (Howes S-995). Spine faded, ink name and date on front endpaper. 1867 Hard Cover. viii, [9]-209, [3] pp. 12mo. Purple cloth, gilt titles. Field 1501: This local history of a portion of Orange County, from Chapter v. to ix., pp. 59 to 114, is occupied with 'Incidents of the French and Indian War,' 'Indian Depredations,' 'Invasion by Brant's Indians and Tories,' and 'The Battle and Massacre of Minisink.' Other portions of the volume are largely devoted to the 'Adventures of Tom Quick, the scout, and of the Indian chief, Ben Shanks.' View more info

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Susquehanna: River of Dreams

By: Stranahan, Susan Q.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: The Johns Hopkins University Press: 1995

Seller ID: 2297704

ISBN: 0801851475

Condition: Very Good


Spine creased, ink name on half-title page. 1995 Trade Paperback. xi, 322 pp. An eminently readable, nicely researched tour de force that goes on my must-reading list for anyone interested in knowing the Chesapeake Bay.-Tom Horton, Baltimore Sun. This excellent book about the Susquehanna River is as good as, and maybe better than, the celebrated Rivers of America series books... Much more comprehensive than most river histories published before the recent rise of concern about dangerous water pollution.-John Goodspeed, Easton Star-Democrat. Susan Q. Stranahan could well know more about the pre... View more info

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The Rochester Historical Society Publication Fund Series, Vol. VII [Volume 7]

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

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Rochester Historical Society: 1928

Seller ID: 2289035

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Top page ridge faintly foxed, sticker on front endpaper. 1928 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiv, 485 pp. CONTENTS: Illustrations; Officers and Managers, 1928-1929; Presidents from 1861-1928; Forms of Bequests and Devices; Foreword; Discovery of an Audubon Portrait of Col. Nathaniel Rochester, by Edward R. Foreman; Early Masonic History in Rochester, by John B. Mullan; A Forgotten French Loan, by Thomas F. Meehan; American Economic and Diplomatic Frontiers of the Future, by Elon Huntington Hooker; Thomas Morris, by Charles F. Milliken; From Canton to Roche... View more info

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The Rochester Historical Society Publication Fund Series, Vol. VII [Volume 7]

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

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Rochester Historical Society: 1928

Seller ID: 2289036

Condition: Good


No jacket. Stain on top corner of rear board, spine very faintly toned, top and bottom poage ridges very faintly foxed, sticker on front endpaper. 1928 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiv, 485 pp. CONTENTS: Illustrations; Officers and Managers, 1928-1929; Presidents from 1861-1928; Forms of Bequests and Devices; Foreword; Discovery of an Audubon Portrait of Col. Nathaniel Rochester, by Edward R. Foreman; Early Masonic History in Rochester, by John B. Mullan; A Forgotten French Loan, by Thomas F. Meehan; American Economic and Diplomatic Frontiers of the Future, by Elon... View more info

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The Rochester Historical Society Publication Fund Series, Volume II [2]

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

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Rochester Historical Society: 1923

Seller ID: 2289037

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Small white smudges on front board, ink name on front paste-down endpaper, pencil name on front endpaper. 1923 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxviii, 313 pp. CONTENTS: Dedication Page; Publication Patrons, 1923-1924; Provisions as to Life Patrons, Life Members, and Publication Patrons; Illustrations: Sketch of Rochester in 1827, by Captain Basil Hall, R.N.; Note on Frontispiece; Officers and Managers, 1923-1924; Presidents, from Organization to 1923, Inclusive; Foreword; Note on Lewis Henry Morgan Chapter; Illustration: Home of Lewis Henry Morgan; Lewis He... View more info

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The Rochester Historical Society Publication Fund Series, Volume II [2]

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

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Rochester Historical Society: 1923

Seller ID: 2289038

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Board edges very lightly rubbed. 1923 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxviii, 313 pp. CONTENTS: Dedication Page; Publication Patrons, 1923-1924; Provisions as to Life Patrons, Life Members, and Publication Patrons; Illustrations: Sketch of Rochester in 1827, by Captain Basil Hall, R.N.; Note on Frontispiece; Officers and Managers, 1923-1924; Presidents, from Organization to 1923, Inclusive; Foreword; Note on Lewis Henry Morgan Chapter; Illustration: Home of Lewis Henry Morgan; Lewis Henry Morgan, Scientist, Philosopher, Humanist, by Algernon Sidney Crapsey,... View more info

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The Singing Hills: A Story about Welsh Settlers in Upstate New York

By: Thomas, Howard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Prospect Books: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2293111

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket toned, 1/2 inch closed tear and light stain to jacket spine base, ink gift note on front endpaper. 1964 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vii, [3], 274 pp. 8vo. A historical novel focusing on Welsh settlers in upstate New York, following the orphan Owen as he wanders into the Steuben hills north of Utica. Particularly interesting for the detailed depictions of a number of Welsh customs. View more info

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The Antiquities of Tennessee and the Adjacent States and the State of Aboriginal Society in the Scale of Civilization Represented by Them (A Series of Historical and Ethnological Studies)

By: Thurston, Gates P.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Robert Clarke Company: 1964

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2289089

Condition: Very Good


Second edition. Board corners lightly bumped, top page ridge lightly foxed. 1964 Hard Cover. xv, 369 pp. The main purpose of this volume is to present the results of recent archaeological investigations in Tennessee. When the large aboriginal cemetery near Nashville was discovered and explored several years ago, at the instance of the Tennessee Historical Society, I undertook the duty of preparing a pamphlet illustrating some of the tine types of pottery and other objects from the stone graves; but the material worthy of illustration accumulated so rapidly that it was found impracticable to do... View more info

Image for The Colonial Book of the Towle Mfg. Company Silversmiths, which is intended to Delineate and Describe some Quaint and Historic Places in Newburyport and Vicinity and show the Origin and Beauty of the Colonial Pattern of Silverware

The Colonial Book of the Towle Mfg. Company Silversmiths, which is intended to Delineate and Describe some Quaint and Historic Places in Newburyport and Vicinity and show the Origin and Beauty of the Colonial Pattern of Silverware

By: Tilton, George P.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Towle Manufacturing Company / Press of Springfield Printing and Binding Company: 1908

Seller ID: 2266466

Condition: Good


Fifth edition. Edges rubbed and lightly stained. 1908 Trade Paperback. A compilation by George P. Tilton, of Towle Manufacturing Company, of historical information taken from the following works of history: Ould Newbury: Historical and Biographical Sketches, History of Newbury, Massachusetts, and History of Newburyport, Massachusetts by John J. Currier; The History and Present State of the Town of Newburyport by Caleb Cushing; A Short Sketch of the History of Newbury, Newburyport, and West Newbury by Joshua Coffin; History of Newburyport by Mrs. E. Vale Smith; Brief Biographical Sketches by Ro... View more info

Image for Seaway Trail Lighthouses: An Illustrated Guide: Discover the 29 Lighthouses of the Seaway Trail, the America's Byway that Parallels the St. Lawrence River, Lake Ontario, the Niagara River and Lake Erie in New York and Pennsylvania

Seaway Trail Lighthouses: An Illustrated Guide: Discover the 29 Lighthouses of the Seaway Trail, the America's Byway that Parallels the St. Lawrence River, Lake Ontario, the Niagara River and Lake Erie in New York and Pennsylvania

By: Tinney, James; Burdette-Watkins, Mary

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Seaway Trail Foundation, Inc.: 2003

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 2295578

ISBN: 0943689074

Condition: Near Fine


Fourth edition. Very minor general wear. 2003 Soft Cover. 64 pp. Popular guide to 29 historic lighthouses along NY's Great Lakes, Niagara & St. Lawrence Rivers. Eight new pages. Read about the maritime legends, shipwrecks, restoration work, architecture and the fascinating history of 26 lighthouses in New York and 3 in Pennsylvania. Features illustrations by Great Lakes Lighthouse Artist by Leo Kuschel and David Tousey. Includes a full trail map insert by artist Shirley Hamblen that identifies lights with museums, accommodations and picnic grounds. View more info

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Eight Miles Along the Shore: An Illustrated History of Greece, N.Y. 10,000 B.C. to 1980 A.D.

By: Tomkiewicz, Virginia; Husted, Shirley Cox

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Historical Society of Greece, N.Y.: 1982

Seller ID: 2297684

Condition: Very Good


Sticker on rear wrapper, general light wear. 1982 Large Softcover. vi, 206 pp. 11 x 8 1/2. Original wrappers. Numerous photographs & maps. Greece is a town in Monroe County, New York, United States. As of the 2000 United States census, the town had a total population of 94,141. The town motto is Discover the Promise. The Town of Greece is in the northern part of the county and borders the City of Rochester on the east, the town of Gates on the south, the towns of Parma and Ogden on the west, and Lake Ontario on the north. The town is a contiguous suburb of Rochester. The area known as Charlott... View more info

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A Colorado History (Revised Edition)

By: Ubbelohde, Carl

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Pruett Publishing Company: 1965

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2274368

Condition: Very Good


Revised edition. Wrappers lightly rubbed. 1965 Trade Paperback. A history of Colorado from the geologic era through the present day. View more info

Image for State Library Bulletin History No. 2, May 1899, Colonial Records: General Entries, V. 1, 1664-65

State Library Bulletin History No. 2, May 1899, Colonial Records: General Entries, V. 1, 1664-65

By: University of the State of New York

Price: $10.00

Publisher: University of the State of New York: 1899

Seller ID: 2267968

Condition: Good


Minor tear to spine, slightly obscuring title; a few minor chips to wrapper edges, light stain to top edge of rear wrapper. 1899 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. General entries, v. 1 is the first book of records of the executive department including papers pertaining to the surrender of the colony by the Dutch to the English in 1664, and extending to Sep. 25, 1665. Besides the papers relating to the change of government it contains the records of the secretary on various topics illustrating the early history of the colony. Among these are correspondence with neighbori... View more info

Image for State Library Bulletin Bibliographies, No. 2-4, July 1897: Reading Lists on Colonial New England, Travel in North America, History of the 17th Century

State Library Bulletin Bibliographies, No. 2-4, July 1897: Reading Lists on Colonial New England, Travel in North America, History of the 17th Century

By: University of the State of New York

Price: $10.00

Publisher: University of the State of New York: 1897

Seller ID: 2267969

Condition: Good


Minor loss to spinebase, one-and-a-half inch by one-inch chip along top edge of rear wrapper, one-inch tear along top edge of rear wrapper, a few chips to wrapper edges, wrappers lightly toned. 1897 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Reading Lists on Colonial New England, Travel in North America, History of the 17th Century. View more info

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Iroquois Land Claims (Iroquois Books)

By: Vecsey, Christopher; Starna, William A.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Syracuse University Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2294362

ISBN: 0815624344

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket flaps creased. 1988 Hard Cover. ix, 186 pp. The landmark Oneida Supreme Court decisions of 1974 and 1985 testify to the fact that the Iroquois' day in court has finally arrived. Although Indian petitions to regain their shrinking land base have generally caught the non-­Indian public by surprise, land rights have been an issue for the Iroquois for the past two-hundred years. This book provides a balanced appraisal of the land claims made by several of the Iroquois tribes. By drawing upon the viewpoints of those who have a direct stake in the land claims' outcome-Iroquois... View more info

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Vermont Federation of Women's Clubs: Year Book, 1921-1922

By: Vermont Federation of Women's Clubs

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Free Press Printing Co.:

Seller ID: 2203748

Condition: Very Good


Faint stain to top corner of front wrapper, top page ridge very lightly foxed. 147 pp. CONTENTS: Officers; Chairmen of Departments; Announcements; Vermont Clubs Directly Federated; Message from Presdient General; Message from General Federation State Director; New England Conference, organization; New England Conference, report; Vermont State Federation Song; Vermont Federation Presidents; Calendar of Annual Meetings; Vermont Federation Officers, 1921-1922; Districts of Vermont; Departments of Work; Duties of a Chairman; Special Committees; Lecturers; University Extension Work; Notice to Presi... View more info

Image for Clarissa Putnam of Tribes Hill: A Romantic History of Sir William Johnson, His Family and Mohawk Valley Neighbors through the Flaming Years 1767-1780

Clarissa Putnam of Tribes Hill: A Romantic History of Sir William Johnson, His Family and Mohawk Valley Neighbors through the Flaming Years 1767-1780

By: Vrooman, John J.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Baronet Litho Company, Inc.: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2278348

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on front flyleaf. Spine a bit faded, ink gift note and ink owner names in front matter, faint discolored ring on front board. 1950 Hard Cover. 423, [3] pp. 8vo. Map illustrated endpapers. History and romance are skilfully blended in this story of Mohawk Valley events and personalities; here is the real story of Sir John Johnson, who returns from England in 1767 to fall in love with his bewitching neighbor, Clarissa Putnam. ABOUT THE CHARACTER: Sir William Johnson, 1st Baronet (c. 1715 – 11 July 1774) was an Irish-born official of the Britis... View more info

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A History of Medicine in South Carolina, 1670-1825

By: Waring, Joseph Ioor; Shryock, Richard H.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: South Carolina Medical Association: 1964

Seller ID: 2204475

Condition: Near Fine


Spine slightly cocked. Jacket spine faintly toned, light general wear to jacket. 1964 Hard Cover. xviii, 407 pp. The history is divided into three parts: a narrative account of medical activities in the state, a biographical section, and an appendix containing some documentary material which might have burdened the text. The book touches on all of the more important events and people in early South Carolina medicine. No attempt has been made to include every locally recorded medical name. Those physicians who seem to have had an active part in more or less organized medical activities or achie... View more info

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Wall Stenciling in Western New York, 1800-1840 [Stencilling]

By: Wass, Janice Tauer; Parr, Philip

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Rochester Museum & Science Center: 1985

Seller ID: 2291333

Condition: Near Fine


A few creases along spine otherwise an excellent copy. 1985 Stapled Binding. 63 pp. CONTENTS: Introduction; Josiah Taft House: Stenciling in a Panel Design; Stephen Bates House: Delicate Border Stenciling; James Christie House: An Allover Pattern; Elijah Northrup House: Stenciling in a Yankee Style; John Hill House: The Stencils Survive; Farmersville Inn: A Stenciled Ballroom; Henry Pulver House: Stenciling Signed Leroy; Daniel Gould House: A Leroy Sampler; Ephraim Cleveland House: Stenciling by a College Student; Joseph Deshon House; Unusual Western New York Patterns; John Graves House: Shade... View more info

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Wall Stenciling in Western New York, 1800-1840 [Stencilling]

By: Wass, Janice Tauer; Parr, Philip

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Rochester Museum & Science Center: 1985

Seller ID: 2291334

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 1985 Stapled Binding. 63 pp. CONTENTS: Introduction; Josiah Taft House: Stenciling in a Panel Design; Stephen Bates House: Delicate Border Stenciling; James Christie House: An Allover Pattern; Elijah Northrup House: Stenciling in a Yankee Style; John Hill House: The Stencils Survive; Farmersville Inn: A Stenciled Ballroom; Henry Pulver House: Stenciling Signed Leroy; Daniel Gould House: A Leroy Sampler; Ephraim Cleveland House: Stenciling by a College Student; Joseph Deshon House; Unusual Western New York Patterns; John Graves House: Shaded Stenciling; Stenciled Houses in New York... View more info

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Garrison Life Trail: An Illustrated Guide to Historic Fort Laramie

By: White, Thomas E.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Fort Laramie Historical Association, Inc.: 1972

Seller ID: 2267211

Condition: Near Fine


Near Fine. 1972 Stapled Binding. Unpaginated. Includes color images. Fort Laramie (founded as Fort William and then known for a while as Fort John) was a significant 19th century trading post and diplomatic site located at the confluence of the Laramie River and the North Platte River in the upper Platte River Valley in the eastern part of the U.S. state of Wyoming. It was founded in the 1830s to service the overland fur trade during the middle 19th century. It sat at the bottom of the long climb leading to the best and lowest crossing point at South Pass into western descending valleys and so... View more info

Image for The Light appearing more and more towards the perfect Day. or, A farther Discovery of the present state of the Indians in New-England, Concerning the Progresse of the Gospel amongst them. Manifested by Letters from such as preacht to them there. (Sabin's Reprints, Quarto Series. No. III.)

The Light appearing more and more towards the perfect Day. or, A farther Discovery of the present state of the Indians in New-England, Concerning the Progresse of the Gospel amongst them. Manifested by Letters from such as preacht to them there. (Sabin's Reprints, Quarto Series. No. III.)

By: Whitfield, Henry; Caryl, Joseph; Mayhow [Mayhew], Thomas; Eliot, John

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Reprinted for Joseph Sabin / [Joel] Munsell: 1865

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2129775

Condition: Good


Limited edition, hand numbered 44 and initialed by Joseph Sabin. One of 50 copies. Binding weakening, several gatherings loose. 1865 Large Hardcover. [viii], 46 pp. 4to. 1865 reissue of 1651 original. Sabin 103688: 'Contains a letter from Thomas Mayhew, dated 'From Great Harbor in Martins [sic] Vineyard Sept. 7. 1650'; also five letters from John Eliot written from Roxbury in 1649 and 1650.' View more info

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Owasco Lake (Postcard History Series)

By: Williams, Paul K. & Charles N.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2293048

ISBN: 0738511315

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. 2002 Trade Paperback. 128 pp. On the eastern edge of the famed New York State Finger Lakes is Owasco Lake, a name believed to have been derived from Mohawk and Iroquois tribes, referring to a crossing. Its rich history includes a Native American settlement, an early pioneer farming community, the site of a Victorian-era amusement park, important railroad lines and steamers, and elaborate summer homes, called camps, owned by local wealthy industrialists. In Owasco Lake, the reader will explore the lake's bountiful and beautiful past, featured on postcards s... View more info

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The Archaeology of Maspeth, Long Island, New York and Vicinity (Researches and Transactions of New York State Archaeological Association, Vol. XVIII, Number 1)

By: Wisniewski, Stanley H.; Solecki, Ralph S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York State Archeological Association: 2010

Seller ID: 2291329

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 2010 Large Softcover. vii, 104, [1] pp. CONTENTS: List of Illustrations; List of Tables; Preface; Foreword; Introduction; The Environment of Maspeth: Past and Present; The Maspeth Site: A Contemporary View; The Maspeth Indians; Seventeenth-Century History of the Maspeth Area; The De Witt Clinton House and the Queen Head Tavern; Archaeological Sites Elsewhere in Maspeth; The Seventeenth-Century Fireplace; Historical Artifacts from Maspeth Creek and Laurel Hill Areas; The Garvis Pipe Factory; Prehistoric Artifacts from the Maspeth Site (QN14); Overall Conclusions; Disposition of the... View more info

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The Archaeology of Maspeth, Long Island, New York and Vicinity (Researches and Transactions of New York State Archaeological Association, Vol. XVIII, Number 1)

By: Wisniewski, Stanley H.; Solecki, Ralph S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York State Archeological Association: 2010

Seller ID: 2291330

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 2010 Large Softcover. vii, 104, [1] pp. CONTENTS: List of Illustrations; List of Tables; Preface; Foreword; Introduction; The Environment of Maspeth: Past and Present; The Maspeth Site: A Contemporary View; The Maspeth Indians; Seventeenth-Century History of the Maspeth Area; The De Witt Clinton House and the Queen Head Tavern; Archaeological Sites Elsewhere in Maspeth; The Seventeenth-Century Fireplace; Historical Artifacts from Maspeth Creek and Laurel Hill Areas; The Garvis Pipe Factory; Prehistoric Artifacts from the Maspeth Site (QN14); Overall Conclusions; Disposition of the... View more info

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Great Lakes Lighthouses Encylopedia

By: Wright, Larry & Patricia

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Boston Mills Press: 2006

Seller ID: 2264666

ISBN: 1550463993

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 2006 Large Hardcover. 448 pp. The lighthouses of the five Great Lakes -- a comprehensive collection with full-color photographs. This comprehensive, full-color encyclopedia features more than 650 lighthouses located on all five of the Great Lakes. These lakes may appear easy to navigate, but swift currents, hidden reefs and shoals, shifting sandbars, uncharted passages and fierce, fast-moving storms made early navigation a mariner's nightmare. Thousands of sailors' lives were lost before the network of lighthouses was established, and tales of tragedy and triumph abound. All ... View more info