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NEW YORK: OLD & NEW Its Story, Streets, and Landmarks [2 Volumes]

by Wilson, Rufus Rockwell

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Published
1909
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Good
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3rd Edition
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J.B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, PA, 1909. 2 volumes: 7.875" X 5.25" in green buckram with gilt spine lettering. Wear - esp. at foot of spine and corners, but no tears or fraying; Faint erasure top of flyleaf Vol. 1; gilding has faded and is hard to read (vol. 1) and nearly illegible (Vol. 2). Both volumes structurally sound and very… Read more
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LAKE CHAMPLAIN AND ITS SHORES

by Murray, W.H.H.

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Published
1890
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Good
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De Wolfe, Fiske & Co., Boston, 1890. 7.75" X 5.375" in brown cloth with gilt titles. Gilding still in good shape; covers soiled; wear at spine ends and edges; owner dedication and ink stamp on flyleaf: GOOD condition. 261pp. [BE010]. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket.
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ENJOYING THE CATSKILLS

by Mack, Arthur C.

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Published
1950
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Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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Funk & Wganalls Company, NY, 1950. 8.25" X 4.625" in pretty green cloth with black titles. Clean, tight, unmarked - very nice in all respects: FINE condition. Jacket shows minor wear to spine ends and edges, but no chips or tears: NEAR FINE. 88pp. An interesting guide book to the Catskill mountains of 70 years ago. Compare to a modern… Read more
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The Freeman's Journal, Cooperstown, NY, 1949. 8.5" X 5.5" in tan heavy paper covers. Lightly soiled, but contents are clean, tight, unmarked: VERY GOOD PLUS condition. 49pp. This is a series of letters written by Judge Cooper of Cooperstown to William Sampson, barrister of New York which was first published in 1810. This is a 4th edition of that work… Read more
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T. Nelson & Sons, London, 1861. 5.875" X 3.875" in embossed purple cloth with gilt lettering and fancy cover and spine designs. Cocked forward very slightly; gilding a little dulled but quite legible; old price on flyleaf; some foxing: VERY GOOD. Adorable little book with nice color illustrations taken from photographs. 64pp. [BE009]. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.
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U.S. Department of Energy - eastern Gas Shales Project: GUIDEBOOK MIDDLE AND UPPER DEVONIAN CLASTICS CENTRAL AND WESTERN NEW YORK STATE

by Patchen and Dugolinski

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Published
1979
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Good
Edition
1st Edition
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West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey Morgantown, WV, 1979. 11.125" X 8.5" in glossy heavy paper covers with blue plastic comb binding. Shelf wear; Initials crossed out with magic marker top of front cover; Name and initials top of title page: GOOD. Mileage Master and extra maps laid in. Contents excellent. 170pp. [BD026]. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Good/No Jacket.
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NEW YORK STATE GEOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION 72ND ANNUAL MEETING SEPTEMBER 29-OCTOBER 1, 2000 FIELD TRIP GUIDE

by McKinney, D. Brooks

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Published
2000
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Fine
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1st Edition
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NYSGA, ALBANY, NY, 2000. 11" X 9" In heavy paper covers with plastic comb binding: FINE or better condition. 178pp.. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Fine/No Jacket.
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FIELD TRIP GUIDE FOR THE 70TH ANNUAL MEETING OF THE NEW YORK STATE GEOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION October 2-4, 1998 Binghamton University Binghamton, NY

by Naslund, H.R. [Editor]

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Published
1998
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Very Good
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1st Edition
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NYSGA, ALBANY, NY, 1998. 11" X 8.75" in green heavy paper covers with black plastic comb binding. Name[?] crossed out with magic marker top front corner. Otherwise clean, unmarked, spiffy: VERY GOOD PLUS or better condition. 135pp.. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Very Good/No Jacket.
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ROME

by Wey, Francis

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Published
1897
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Very Good
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The John C. Winston Co. Philadelphia, 1897. 8.125" X 5.625" in dark blue cloth with gilt titles and fancy gilt cover and spine decoration. Gilding has dulled slightly, but still very nice; name and date on flyleaf; small tan stain on title page. Otherwise, quite nice. Handsome: VERY GOOD PLUS. This book comes in a RARE waxed linen jacket which… Read more
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The Blue Guides SHORT GUIDE TO LONDON

by Muirhead, L. Russell

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Published
1953
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Very Good
Edition
5th or later Edition
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Rand McNally & Company, Chicago, New york, 1953. 6.125" X 4.25" in blue cloth. Rubbed a little around the edges; owner's sticker on flyleaf; gilt lettering a bit dulled; but still quite legible: VERY GOOD. 268pp. 4 maps. 28 plans. Ribbon bookmark bound in.. 5th or later Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.
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American Guide Series ROCHESTER AND MONROE COUNTY

by Federal Writers' Project Works Progress Administration State of New York

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Published
1937
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Near Fine
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Scrantom's, Rochester, NY, 1937. 8" X 5.75" in maroon leatherette with gilt lettering. Gilding has dulled, especially on spine, but is still legible. Otherwise, clean, tight, unmarked, very spiffy: NEAR FINE condition. Several fold-out maps, map endpapers. Jacket has a little soil; 3 large chips bottom front edge: GOOD. 460pp. [BE012]. Hardcover. Near Fine/Good.
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Complete guide: POLAND

by Gorska / Karolczuk / Marcinek

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Published
2009
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9788374470940
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Wydawnictwo Klusczynski, Krakow, 2009. 11.25" X 8.75" in colorfully illustrated hard covers. Minor shelf wear: NEAR FINE or better. 464pp. Hard to imagine anything about Poland not covered in this amazing guide. Absolutely chock full of beautiful color photos of attractions great and small around the country. TEXT IS ENGLISH.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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SOUVENIR OF THE THOUSAND ISLANDS AND RIVER ST. LAWRENCE

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Very Good
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1st Edition
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The James Bayne Company, Grand Rapids, MI 7.125" X 9" in heavy brown paper covers bound with brown twine. Covers (esp. the front) worn along the edge. Otherwise clean and unmarked: VERY GOOD. No date, but approx. 1900+/-. Filled with interesting 100+ year old photos of the Thousand Island area. Unpaginated - approx. 80pp. [BA063]. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Very… Read more
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THE ATTRACTIONS OF ONEONTA, NEW YORK. Its Banks, Manufacturies, Hotels, Business Houses, Places of Interest etc.

by Uncredited

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Published
1886
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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C.H. Possons, Glens falls, New York, 1886. 5.75" X 4.5" in very heavy cloth covered paper covers. Covers moderately soiled. Contents clean, tight, and unmarked: VERY GOOD or better Condition. 30pp + 2 pp of ads. Nifty little rundown of the town of Oneonta as it existed 130 years ago. [BA063] RARE.. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Rand, McNally & Co.'s HANDY GUIDE TO NEW YORK CITY Brooklyn, Staten Island and Other Districts Included in the Enlarged City

by Ingersoll, Ernest

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Published
1904
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Good
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5th or later Edition
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Rand McNally & Company, Chicago, 1904. 7.375" X 5" in illustrated heavy paper covers. Lightly soiled, some creases in cover, small "NY" in pencil on the first leaf, but otherwise nice: Just GOOD condition. This is a nifty old travel guide to New York from the turn of the 20th century. Illustrated throughout in black and white are some of… Read more
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Cutter,Tower & Co., New York, 1872. 7.25" X 4.625" in brown cloth with gilt Titles. Gilding slightly dull; Cloth is puckered in a few spots; owner's name, etc. on flyleaf in pencil. Otherwise, this volume is clean, tight, and unmarked: VERY GOOD MINUS condition. 89pp. + 2pp of ads. NOTE that this edition of THE FALLS OF TAUGHANNOCK is illustrated… Read more
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NAGEL TRAVEL GUIDE SERIES EUROPE

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Published
1956
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Good
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1st Edition
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Nagel Publishers, 1956. 6.25" X 4.25" in red cloth. Lettering on cover and spine has faded considerably. A few ink dots on top edge. Otherwise, clean, tight, and unmarked. Nice throughout: GOOD PLUS to VERY GOOD MINUS. 1017pp + 126pp of color maps (mostly city plans) plus a large fold-out map in the back of the book.. 1st Edition. Hardcover.… Read more
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Phinney & Co., Buffalo, NY, 1852. 6.25" X 4" in purple cloth with gilt lettering and back cover decoration. Covers have faded substantially, appearing around the edges and on the spine to be BROWN. Pencil writing on flyleaf: "First appearance of this guide." Top corner tip of flyleaf torn off. Fold-out map inside front cover has a tear on one… Read more
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OLYMPICS '68

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Published
1968
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Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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Rutledge Books, 1968. 10.875" X 8.125" in heavy paper covers. Covers a little soiled; Contents excellent and unmarked: VERY GOOD PLUS. 128pp. Many interesting (B&W) photos. This is a guidebook to the 1968 summer olympics at Mexico City. All the various sports are covered.. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Very Good/No Jacket.
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THE CATSKILLS VIA THE ASHOKAN TRAIL AND THE ULSTER DELAWARE RAILROAD

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Published
1930
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Good
Edition
1st Edition
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The Stamford Press, Stamford, NY, 1930. 9.125" X 6" in flimsy paper covers. Chip out of the spine about 2" from the bottom; 2 holes crudely punched near the spine for a binder: Just GOOD. This is a nifty little guidebook with lots of information about the Catskill region. Nice illustrated ads for guest houses, bus tours, etc. 43pp. [BA063].… Read more
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