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Image for Premium List Rochester Fair and Exhibition, Rochester, New York, September 3rd to 8th, 1923

Premium List Rochester Fair and Exhibition, Rochester, New York, September 3rd to 8th, 1923

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Rochester Exposition Association: 1923

Seller ID: 1889863

Condition: Very Good


Sticker removal mark on front corner, lightly rubbed & soiled, faint stain on top corner of last few pages. 1923 Stapled Binding. 46 pp. Original wrappers. Rochester advertisements throughout (most notably a rather blunt two-page centerfold ad for a 'Travel and Pedestrian Accident Policy' enumerating coverage amounts 'if killed while riding or driving'; for 'loss of both hands - both feet - both eyes'; etc.). Includes photograph of Monroe County Farm Bureau exhibit. Lists of fair exhibition categories and prizes awarded for first and second place. View more info

Image for Broadside: Base Ball! between Websters and ____ at Nine-Mile Point, Webster, N.Y., 3 1-2 Miles North of Webster Village. Saturday, _____ 1900 at 3 P.M. Come One! Come All! Ladies Respectfully Invited. [Baseball]

Broadside: Base Ball! between Websters and ____ at Nine-Mile Point, Webster, N.Y., 3 1-2 Miles North of Webster Village. Saturday, _____ 1900 at 3 P.M. Come One! Come All! Ladies Respectfully Invited. [Baseball]

By: N/A

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Spinning Print / Union Label Typographical: 1900

Seller ID: 2267225

Condition: Very Good


2 inch closed tear along right edge, 1/2 inch closed tear along left edge, both nearly invisible, a couple internal closed tears. Never folded. 1900 Broadside. 28 x 21. Printed on one side. An early broadside advertising baseball in Webster, N.Y., designed to have the competitor and the date written in. The first baseball team in Webster was organized in 1878. View more info

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Rochester Heritage Cookbook [Cook Book]

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary: 1963

Seller ID: 2289486

Condition: Very Good


Light smudge on rear wrapper, small chip along top corner of front wrapper. 1963 Spiral-Bound Softcover. 209 pp. A tribute: As we collected recipes and read historical notes, we became aware of the part many people organizations and industries have played in making Rochester, NY, a healthful place in which to live. Rochester : A pinch of history: Best known today as the Kodak City, Rochester over the years has had a succession o nicknames that aptly characterized its historic eras. The Falls Town, planted on the lower Genesee by Colonel Rochester 151 years ago (1812), was chartered five years ... View more info

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Second Story: Rochester's Monroe Avenue (Above the First Floor) - Through the Eyes of Twenty-Five Area Photographers

By: Anderson, Jim

Price: $5.00

Publisher: South East Arts Development: 2002

Seller ID: 2197691

Condition: Very Good


2002 Soft Cover. 80 pp. A beautiful collection of color photography focusing on the rooftops of Monroe Avenue in Rochester, NY. View more info

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4 Score & 4 Rochester Portraits 1984

By: Barnes, Joseph W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Rochester Sesquicentennial Inc.: 1984

Seller ID: 2265024

Condition: Near Fine


Edges slightly faded. 1984 Trade Paperback. 172 pp. Illustrated portraits and biographical information on notable historical Rochester residents. View more info

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4 Score & 4 Rochester Portraits 1984

By: Barnes, Joseph W.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Rochester Sesquicentennial Inc.: 1984

Seller ID: 2268444

Condition: Very Good


Ink name on front wrapper, sticker inside front wrapper presenting the volume as gift from the Women's Coalition of Downtown and the Eastman Kodak Company. 1984 Trade Paperback. 172 pp. Illustrated portraits and biographical information on notable historical Rochester residents. View more info

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Rochester Routes: Tours of Monroe County's Historic Places

By: Braus, Patricia; Parks, Ann; Howk, Cynthia; Paxson, Flo; Yarrington, James

Price: $7.00

Publisher: The Landmark Society of Western New York: 2001

Seller ID: 2289574

ISBN: 0964170671

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 2001 Soft Cover. 160 pp. Oblong. 6 x 9. Black & white photographs. A photographic tour of historic residences, churches, bridges, cobblestone structures, and commercial buildings in Rochester, designed to be used as a driving tour guide. Also includes historical information, commentary on modern architecture CONTENTS: Acknowledgments; Introduction; Cultural Rochester: An East Avenue Outing; North to the Lake: Downtown to Charlotte; West by the River: Mt. Hope to Mumford; Westward to Brockport: Following the Canal; Pittsford to Mendon: The Early Towns; Modern Architecture by James ... View more info

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For the Record: An Oral History of Rochester, NY, Newsworkers

By: Brennen, Bonnie

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Fordham: 2001

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2068726

Condition: Near Fine


First paperback printing. 2001 Trade Paperback. For the Record focuses on the experiences of journalists, primarily in their own words, who worked in Rochester, New York, on the Gannett owned Democrat & Chronicle and the Times Union. While there are occasional glimpses back to the beginning of the twentieth century and conversations regarding current newsroom policies by those who are still involved in the business, most of the material in this study centers on Gannett during the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s-a period that may be seen as pivotal to the development of the Gannett Company.Although the... 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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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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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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The Rochester I Know

By: Clune, Henry W.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2204951

Condition: Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on half-title page. Edge of front board lightly soiled, ink name on front endpaper, jacket rubbed with minor loss from corners and 2 inch closed tear to spine base. 1972 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 384 pp. A historical sketch of Rochester, New York, originally proposed by the head of the book department at Scrantom's.Keywords: HISTORY LOCAL REGIONAL ROCHESTER NY NEW YORK STATE UPSTATE HENRY CLUNE DEMOCRAT CHRONICLE JOURNALISM I KNOW View more info

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I Always Liked It Here: Reminiscences of a Rochesterian

By: Clune, Henry W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Friends of the University of Rochester Libraries, Rochester, New York: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2164337

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Top page ridge lightly foxed, jacket edges rubbed.Very Good. 1983 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 377 pp. 8vo. Black & white photographs. At 92, Henry W. Clune could be forgiven for setting aside the rigorous labors of the literary life and sitting instead on one of his lawn chairs and spending long hours contemplating the beautiful vista which stretches behind his home in Scottsville, New York. The author of six fine novels, a volume in the Rivers of America Series (The Genesee, 1963) and his history of his home city (The Rochester I Know, 1972),... View more info

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I Always Liked It Here: Reminiscences of a Rochesterian

By: Clune, Henry W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Friends of the University of Rochester Libraries: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2267982

ISBN: 0961082402

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket edges rubbed with minor tears. Owner's stamp on front endpaper. 1983 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 377 pp. 8vo. Black & white photographs. At 92, Henry W. Clune could be forgiven for setting aside the rigorous labors of the literary life and sitting instead on one of his lawn chairs and spending long hours contemplating the beautiful vista which stretches behind his home in Scottsville, New York. The author of six fine novels, a volume in the Rivers of America Series (The Genesee, 1963) and his history of his home city (The Rochester I Kn... View more info

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I Always Liked It Here: Reminiscences of a Rochesterian

By: Clune, Henry W.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Friends of the University of Rochester Libraries: 1983

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2281335

ISBN: 0961082402

Condition: Near Fine


Limited edition, #53 of 250 copies. Hand numbered and signed by author on limitation page. Includes publisher's slipcase. 1983 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 377 pp. 8vo. Black & white photographs. At 92, Henry W. Clune could be forgiven for setting aside the rigorous labors of the literary life and sitting instead on one of his lawn chairs and spending long hours contemplating the beautiful vista which stretches behind his home in Scottsville, New York. The author of six fine novels, a volume in the Rivers of America Series (The Genesee, 1963) and his history ... View more info

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The Rochester I Know

By: Clune, Henry W.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2288318

ISBN: 0385069502

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Spine edges lightly rubbed. Page ridge faintly foxed, newspaper clippings laid in. 1972 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 384 pp. A historical sketch of Rochester, New York, originally proposed by the head of the book department at Scrantom's. View more info

Image for Rochester Memories, in Four Volumes: Volume 1: A Unique Pictorial Retrospective Presented by the Democrat & Chronicle; Volume 2: The 1940s, '50s, & '60s; Volume 3: The 1900s through 1969; Volume 4: Greater Rochester in the 20th Century: A Community Photo Album

Rochester Memories, in Four Volumes: Volume 1: A Unique Pictorial Retrospective Presented by the Democrat & Chronicle; Volume 2: The 1940s, '50s, & '60s; Volume 3: The 1900s through 1969; Volume 4: Greater Rochester in the 20th Century: A Community Photo Album

By: Democrat & Chronicle; Zoibi, Ali M.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Pediment Publishing: 2008

Seller ID: 2123419

Condition: Near Fine


Ink gift note on front endpaper of one volume. 2008 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. Four hardcover volumes, comprising a unique collection of photographic images showing the history of Rochester, New York, also known as The Flour City and The Flower City, and famous as the home of Eastman Kodak. View more info

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Dougherty Revisited: A Random Selection of Columns

By: Dougherty, Dick

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Pat Dougherty: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282385

ISBN: 0975933302

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Signed by both Dick and Pat Dougherty, as well as their dog Midas (Pat wrote his name, and stamped a paw print). Ink gift note inside front wrapper. 2004 Trade Paperback. 205, [1] pp. A collection of Dougherty's columns from the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle. Each of Dick Dougherty's essays are timely, clever, funny, wise and easy reading. View more info

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Webster Through the Years

By: Dunn, Esther A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Webster Town Board / Christopher Press, Inc.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2265316

Condition: Good


First edition. Inscribed and signed by author without attribution on title page ('Sincerely, Esther A. Dunn'). Mottled discoloration to cover spine, jacket edges rubbed with 1/2 inch chips from two corners and a 1/2 inch internal chip from front panel. 1971 Hard Cover. xi, 400 pp. Maps on endpapers, black & white photographs. Esther A. Dunn was Webster's historian, and this book provides a detailed look at the town's history and development. CONTENTS: Introduction; Early Days of Pre-Webster; Webster 1840; Cemeteries; Transportation; Communication; Religion; Education; Industrial Development; L... View more info

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Webster Through the Years

By: Dunn, Esther A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Webster Town Board / Christopher Press, Inc.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2265313

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Lacks jacket. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1971 Hard Cover. xi, 400 pp. Maps on endpapers, black & white photographs. Esther A. Dunn was Webster's historian, and this book provides a detailed look at the town's history and development. CONTENTS: Introduction; Early Days of Pre-Webster; Webster 1840; Cemeteries; Transportation; Communication; Religion; Education; Industrial Development; Legal Profession; Medical Profession and Related Topics; Police Service and Dog Control; Organizations; Arts and Crafts; Entertainments and Recreation; Communities within th... View more info

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Webster Through the Years

By: Dunn, Esther A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Webster Town Board / Christopher Press, Inc.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2265288

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed and signed without attribution on title page ('Sincerely, Esther A. Dunn'). Very good in fair jacket. 2 inch chip from front jacket corner, jacket rubbed and toned, minor loss from top jacket corners, spine slightly cocked. 1971 Hard Cover. xi, 400 pp. Maps on endpapers, black & white photographs. Esther A. Dunn was Webster's historian, and this book provides a detailed look at the town's history and development. CONTENTS: Introduction; Early Days of Pre-Webster; Webster 1840; Cemeteries; Transportation; Communication; Religion; Education; Industrial Development; Legal... View more info

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Webster Through the Years

By: Dunn, Esther A.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Webster Town Board / Christopher Press, Inc.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2265315

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed and signed by author without attribution on title page ('Sincerely, Esther A. Dunn'). Jacket lightly rubbed with a few small tears along edges and minor loss from spine head. 1971 Hard Cover. xi, 400 pp. Maps on endpapers, black & white photographs. Esther A. Dunn was Webster's historian, and this book provides a detailed look at the town's history and development. CONTENTS: Introduction; Early Days of Pre-Webster; Webster 1840; Cemeteries; Transportation; Communication; Religion; Education; Industrial Development; Legal Profession; Medical Profession and Related Topic... View more info

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Webster Through the Years

By: Dunn, Esther A.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Webster Town Board / Christopher Press, Inc.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2289852

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Jacket lightly rubbed. 1971 Hard Cover. xi, 400 pp. Maps on endpapers, black & white photographs. Esther A. Dunn was Webster's historian, and this book provides a detailed look at the town's history and development. CONTENTS: Introduction; Early Days of Pre-Webster; Webster 1840; Cemeteries; Transportation; Communication; Religion; Education; Industrial Development; Legal Profession; Medical Profession and Related Topics; Police Service and Dog Control; Organizations; Arts and Crafts; Entertainments and Recreation; Communities ... View more info

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Webster Through the Years

By: Dunn, Esther A.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Webster Town Board / Christopher Press, Inc.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2289854

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Ink gift note on front flyleaf, jacket rubbed and toned with minor loss along edges. 1971 Hard Cover. xi, 400 pp. Maps on endpapers, black & white photographs. Esther A. Dunn was Webster's historian, and this book provides a detailed look at the town's history and development. CONTENTS: Introduction; Early Days of Pre-Webster; Webster 1840; Cemeteries; Transportation; Communication; Religion; Education; Industrial Development; Legal Profession; Medical Profession and Related Topics; Police Service and Dog Control; Organizations... View more info

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Visions & Viewpoints: Voices of the Genesee Valley 1993

By: Durkin, Barbara Wernecke

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Pizzazz Group: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2277950

Condition: Good


First edition. Former library copy, usual marks. Inscribed and signed by author on title page. 1993 Spiral-Bound Softcover. 110, [2] pp. A collection of short pieces by local writers, edited and printed by a frequent contributor to Rochester's Gannet newspapers and the Webster Herald, who operated a 'writing store for businesses and individuals' called The PIZZAZZ Group. 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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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