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The Healing Woods

By Reben, Martha

NY: Thomas Y. Crowell. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, owner notes on last page of . text.. 1952. Hardcover. Green cloth binding. Map endpapers. Book club booklet laid in. Fictionalized memoir of a young girl with tuberculosis who heads to the Adirondack woods around Saranac Lake to heal. ; Book Club Edition; 250 pages .

$20.00

The Documentary History of the State of New-York;  Arranged under the  Direction of the Hon. Christopher Morgan, in Four Volumes
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The Documentary History of the State of New-York; Arranged under the Direction of the Hon. Christopher Morgan, in Four Volumes

By O'Callaghan, E. B.

Albany [NY]: Weed, Parsons & Co.. Fair with no dust jacket; Volume I: vi, [2] 786 pp, 14 folding maps and . plates. Backstrip split, boards worn, owner name on front flyleaf, two of . maps torn from binding, but present. Volume II: viii, 1,211 pp, 16 maps . and plates. Backstrip half-perished, boards worn, owner name on front . pastedown. Volume III: iv, [4], 1,215 pp. 22 of 24 maps and plates . present. Backstrip half-perished, boards worn, owner name on front free . endpaper. Volume IV: xxii, [4], 1,144 pp. 20 maps and plates. Boards worn, . foxing to some plates.. 1849-51. First Edition. Hardcover. Many folding maps and illustrations. Dark brown blindstamped cloth with titles stamped in gilt on spine. Howes O 16. A most valuable collection, consisting of documents connected with the early history of the colony, the Indian aborigines, and its affairs down to the year 1800, reprints of historical manuscripts, rare memoirs, accounts of early settlers, Indian history, biography, difficulties, biographical and genealogical accounts of families, early tours into various parts of the country, statistical accounts, land titles, the Leisler papers, Sir William Johnsons papers, the Rumsey and Fitch steam-boat controversy, churches, wars, disputes, &c. , all taken from the manuscript archives of the State. -Sabin 53647. .

$250.00

The Documentary History of the State of New York (Vol. I Only)
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The Documentary History of the State of New York (Vol. I Only)

By O'Callaghan, E. B.

Albany [NY]: Weed, Parsons & Co.. Fair with no dust jacket; Boards worn and, front boards taped at outer . joint, owner name (Herman Vedder Mynderse) and gift inscription on front . free endpaper.. 1849. First Edition. Hardcover. Dark brown blindstamped cloth with titles stamped in gilt on spine. Howes O 16. Sabin 53647.14 folding maps and illustrations (some tears and foxing) . .

$50.00

Kaaterskill Clove:  Where Nature Met Art
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Kaaterskill Clove: Where Nature Met Art

By Beecher, Raymond

Hensonville, NY: Black Dome Press. Near Fine; Covers very lightly scuffed.. 2004. First Paperback Edition. Softcover. 1883789419 . Endnotes, index. Many black and white photos and illustrations. Inscribed by the author on the title page. A history of the people and landscape of the rugged mountain ravine at the center of the Catskills mountains, known as Kaaterskill Clove. ; 223 pages; Signed by Author .

$20.00

Adirondack Album
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Adirondack Album

By Fowler, Barney

Schenectady, NY: Outdoor Associates. Very Good; Covers scuffed, some light soiling to title page and fore-edges.. 1974. Softcover. A collection of the reporter's articles and photos of events in New York's Adirondack region. Signed by Fowler in black marker on title page. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 200 pages; Signed by Author .

$20.00

Adirondack Fishing in the 1930s:  A Lost Paradise
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Adirondack Fishing in the 1930s: A Lost Paradise

By Engels, Vincent

Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Front jacket panel has several small . ink specks.. 1978. First Edition. Hardcover. 0815601441 . Blue cloth binding. viii, 155 pages. Black and white photos. The author's remembrances of wilderness solitude and harmony and Adirondack characters at a time when midsummer fly fishing for the native strain of large brook trout "could not have been matched short of the more remote wilds of Canada and Maine." .

$20.00

On the Edge:  The East Village
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On the Edge: The East Village

By Ervin, Wilma; Warhol, Andy

NY: Times Books. Very Good; Covers scuffed.. 1985. First Edition. Softcover. 081291287x . Many color photos by Ervin of New York's East Village in 1983-84, when it was on the verge of gentrification. Introductory interview with Ervin by Andy Warhol. ; Square 8vo 8" to 9" tall .

$15.00

The Lakes Country
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The Lakes Country

By Merrill, Arch

Rochester, NY: Louis Heindl & Son. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Musty, jacket sunned.. 1944. Sixth Printing. Hardcover. Essays about history and lore of New York's Finger Lakes region, reprinted from the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle. Foreword by John Adams Lowe. Burgundy cloth binding. ; 154 pages .

$15.00

The Battenkill:  An Intimate Portrait of a Great Trout River- its History,  People, and Fishing Possibilities
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The Battenkill: An Intimate Portrait of a Great Trout River- its History, People, and Fishing Possibilities

By Merwin, John

NY: The Lyons Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1993. Second Printing. Hardcover. 1558212086 . xiii, 190 pages. Maps, black and white photographs, appendices, bibliography, and notes. An exploration of the Battenkill River's fishing opportunities and traditions blending popular and natural history. .

$15.00

Chants Democratic:  New York City and the Rise of the American Working  Class, 1788-1850, 20th Anniversary Edition
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Chants Democratic: New York City and the Rise of the American Working Class, 1788-1850, 20th Anniversary Edition

By Wilentz, Sean

NY: Oxford University Press. Good with no dust jacket; Stains on page tops, bottoms and fore-edges with . what looks like coffee.. 2004. Hardcover. 019517450x . Red boards with titles stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. ; 446 pages .

$25.00

The Elmira Gazette Monthly Illustrated Supplement, Vol. 1, No. 6, June 1873
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The Elmira Gazette Monthly Illustrated Supplement, Vol. 1, No. 6, June 1873

Elmira, NY: The Gazette Company. Good; Toned, tattered and several brown spots staining half of the leaves, . musty, two plates loose.. 1873. Softcover. Printed stapled wraps. Contains humorous stories, illustrated vintage ads, news, articles about local landmarks and history, and several full page engravings (The Young Lawyer, Under the Trees, View of the Lakes at Eldridge Park, and Chapel Grove, Eldridge Park). Articles include profile of Rev. Thomas Beecher, description of Elmiras Eldridge Park and Elmira Female College, Owenah Legend of Lake Eldridge, Elmira Opera House, article on bear hunting, 1858 Nevada mining account, A Middle-Aged Love Story, essay on the benefits of laughter, an anti-Mormon story, and many other shorter bits. WorldCat only locates one copy. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; [24] pages .

$20.00

Diamond Jim:  The Life and Times of James Buchanan Brady
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Diamond Jim: The Life and Times of James Buchanan Brady

By Morell, Parker

Garden City, NY: Garden City Publishing Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Owner name on front pastedown, boards . rubbed and lightly soiled, page tops spotted.. 1934. Reprint; Second Printing. Hardcover. Red decorated cloth binding. Index, 22 black and white photographs of Brady, Lillian Russell, Brady's diamond-stuffed personal jewelry, New York City street scenes of the 1890s and paunchy boxer John L. Sullivan. A biography of Brady, the poster boy for the Gay Nineties with his rags to riches story, and his excessive appetites for food, women, nightlife and diamonds. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 286 pages .

$15.00

Bridging the Years:  Glens Falls, New York, 1763-1978
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Bridging the Years: Glens Falls, New York, 1763-1978

By King, Robert N. , Et Al

Glens Falls, NY: The Glens Falls Historical Association in Cooperation With Crandall Library. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket tattered and chipped.. 1980. Third Printing. Hardcover. Maroon cloth with titles stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. Map endpapers. Many black and white photographs. Sources, index. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 248 pages .

$20.00

A History of Lake Champlain:  The Record of Three Centuries, 1609-1909
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A History of Lake Champlain: The Record of Three Centuries, 1609-1909

By Crockett, Walter Hill

Burlington, VT: Hobart J. Shanley & Co.. Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, one plate loose, pages toned.. 1909. Hardcover. Blue cloth binding. Titles stamped in black on front boards and spine. Floral patterned endpapers. Index, many photograph reproductions. A history of Lake Champlain, straddling New York and Vermont, and poking a bit north into Canada. An important Revolutionary War site. Published upon the occasion of the tercentenary of the the lakes discovery by Samuel Champlain. Inscribed by the publisher to F. M. Wood Esq. , on the title page: To the Hard Boiled Egg, Cant be beat. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 335 pages .

$40.00

Up Old Forge Way
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Up Old Forge Way

By Beetle, David H.

Utica, NY: Utica-Observer Dispatch. Fair in Fair dust jacket; Boards, jacket and endpapers dampstained. Jacket . tattered.. 1948. First Edition. Hardcover. Many black and white photos. ; 183 pages .

$25.00

The Dutch Founding of New York
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The Dutch Founding of New York

By Janvier, Thomas A.

New York And London: Harper and Brothers. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, 2 inch tear at right side of . spine, owner stamp (Moses J. S. Abeles) on front pastedown, rear hinge . cracked.. 1903. First Edition. Hardcover. iv, 218 pp, index. Green cloth with printed paper spine label. Illustrations. The author provides an opinionated look at the history of the colony of New Amsterdam, whose Dutch settlers were "a rough lot" who "cheated the savages whom they found in residence, and most cruelly oppressed them", when they weren't cheating each other "as is shown by the verbose records of their little courts." .

$25.00

The Hudson
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The Hudson

By Carmer, Carl

NY: Farrar & Rinehart. Very Good with no dust jacket; Spine sunned, several reddish splotches on . front boards.. 1939. First Edition. Hardcover. Blue cloth binding. Illustrated endpapers. xii, 434 pp. + unpaginated essay at rear by the late Constance Lindsay Skinner, overall editor of the Rivers of American series, entitled, "Rivers and American Folk". ; Rivers of America .

$20.00

The Old Lighthouses of the Hudson River
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The Old Lighthouses of the Hudson River

By Glunt, Ruth Reynolds

Moran Printing Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket sunned and rubbed.. 1969. Hardcover. White decorative cloth binding. Map endpapers. Foreword by Donald C. Ringwald. Many photos. Inscribed by the author on the front flyleaf. ; 73 pages; Signed by Author .

$20.00

Colonel John Scott of Long Island, 1634 (? ) - 1696
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Colonel John Scott of Long Island, 1634 (? ) - 1696

By Abbott, Wilbur C.

New Haven, CT: Yale University Press. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards soiled and worn, foxing to endpapers . and preliminaries.. 1918. First Trade Edition. Hardcover. Blue paper-covered boards with brown cloth spine. Printed paper label on front boards. (4), 1-94 pp, notes. Originally delivered as a speech for the Society of Colonial Wars in the State of New York on November 8, 1917 and published privately by the Society in August 1918. An essay on the life of Colonel John Scott, a rapscallion who seems to have started in life as a bound-boy emigrated from England, who was clapped into jail after conducting raids on properties in Dutch-controlled New Amsterdam. After jail, he worked as a blacksmith and kept cowes in the present-day town of Southampton, at the tip of Long Island. The author describes his rascally adventures in finagling possession of various lands on Long Island under dubious means, traveling back and forth to the royal court in England. The busy Scott was later also was the principal accuser of treason and Popery against British Secretary to the Admiralty, Samuel Pepys. .

$45.00

Christmas Eve and Christmas Day:  Ten Christmas Stories
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Christmas Eve and Christmas Day: Ten Christmas Stories

By Hale, Edward E.

Boston: Little, Brown, and Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Erasure mark on front free endpaper, two . smudges on page tops, else a clean, tight and bright copy.. 1909. Later Edition. Hardcover. Blue cloth binding with titles stamped in gilt on spine. Frontispiece engraving of men shoveling a milk can-laden ox cart out of a snow drift. A reprint of this collection of Yuletide stories originally published in 1871, with the authors addition of a little essay, written on the occasion of the first Christmas celebrated by the King of Italy in Rome. ; 308 pages .

$40.00

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