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Long Island's First Inhabitants: Paleo - Archaic - Transitional - Woodland -- A 9000 Year History of the Indian Occupation of Long Island [4th Edition]

By: Golder, William E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Southold, NY, Southold Indian Museum: 1991

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 028147

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, stiff illus. wraps. Slight shelf wear. 4th edition. [vi],98 pp. View more info

Niagara Country [American Folkways]

By: Graham, Lloyd

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Duell, Sloan & Pearce: 1949

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 000227

Condition: Near Fine


American Folkways Series. Ed. by Erskine Caldwell. Second ptg. in second ptg. jacket. Grayish-green cloth. Very slightly rubbed edges. Jacket shows modestly rubbed edges, slightly chipped at spine extremities with minor loss, also at corners. Clipped front flap. xiii,321 pp. View more info

Waterford to Whitehall: A Pictorial Journey along the Champlain Division of the New York State Barge Canal during its Construction [Publication #2]

By: Grattan, Paul E., Jane Ann Smith, Mrs. Paul M. Swingle, and Mrs. Thomas Wilson

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Waterford, NY, Waterford Historical Museum and Cultural Center: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035099

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, white illus. wraps, oblong format. Light shelf/handling wear. 28 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Contents focuses on the Champlain Canal, including Albany, Troy, Waterford, Mechanicsville, Stillwater, Northumberland, Fort Miller, Fort Edward, Dunham Basin, Smiths Basin, Comstock, Whitehall. Deaccessioned from the Harry L. Rinker canal collection. Scarce. View more info

The Waterford Flight: A Report on the Notable Events Leading Up to its Opening on May 15, 1915 [Publication #1]

By: Grattan, Paul E., M. Lillian Ross, and Marie Landry Stanley

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Waterford, NY, Waterford Historical Museum and Cultural Center: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035098

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, b&w pictorial wraps, oblong format. Light shelf/handling wear. [28] pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Contents focuses on the Eastern Division [New York] Barge Canal, including Rotterdam Jct., Sechenectady, Rexford Flats, Vischer Ferry, Crescent, Waterford, Troy, Albany. Deaccessioned from the Harry L. Rinker canal collection. Scarce. View more info

Hot Whiskey For Five: Schorarie County and the Civil War

By: Hagan, Edward A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cobleskill, NY, 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000197

Condition: Near Fine


122 pp., illus. Modestly soiled wraps, light crease along an otherwise firm, square binding. View more info

Pelts and Palisades: The Story of Fur and the Rivalry for Pelts in Early America [INSCRIBED]

By: Hale, Nathaniel C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Richmond, VA, The Dietz Press: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 020544

Condition: Fine


Rust cloth, lettered in gilt. Mere hints of rubbing at extremities, essentially as issued. Dust jacket shows approx. 1" closed tear with associated creasing at top front joint and approx. 1/2" chip along top front edge, otherwise only mild shelf wear, now in archival mylar. xi,219 pp., illus. Inscribed on front flyleaf: "For our good Wynnewood neighbors, Elvera and Walter Buckley, with all best wishes, Claiborne Hale." We assume this to be the author's inscription, given that his full name was Nathanial Claiborne Hale (1903-1983) and that he wrote, among other things, a biograp... View more info

Quaint and Historic Forts of North America

By: Hammond, John Martin

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Philadelphia and London, J. B. Lippincott Co.: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003148

Condition: VG+


Burgundy cloth, gilt stamped lettering and cover illus. of cannon, deckled edges, gilt top. Modestly rubbed edges and joints, cloth slightly flecked with a few light surface marks, corners a bit exposed. Front endpapers affixed. Illus. w/ b&w plates. Clean interior, firm binding, quite decently preserved. 309 pages, index, 71 black and white photographs. Coverage includes New England, Nova Scotia, Michigan, Illinois, Mid Atlantic States, South. View more info

Our Catskill Mountains [INSCRIBED]

By: Haring, H. A.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1931

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Presentation Copy

Seller ID: 047294

ISBN: B000J13F2A

Condition: Very Good


Brown cloth, teal blue lettering on spine panel. xviii,350 pp., 42 illus. and 2 maps. 1st ed. (no addt'l ptgs. indicated). Modest shelf wear with a mild rubbing along joints and at corners, some toning to text block edges. Firm binding, clean interior. Six-line inscription on front flyleaf by Inez M. Haring, the author's wife (to whom this edition is dedicated), to their friends Charles and Helene Miles. Scarce. View more info

Not So Long Ago: Utica and Vicinity, 1940-1949 - Photographs from the Russell Rhoades Collection

By: Hassett, Eleanor; Douglas M. Preston (fwd.); Russell Rhoades

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Utica, NY, North Country Books for Oneida County Historical Society: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031110

ISBN: 0925168068

Condition: Fine


Black paper covered boards, lettered in silver foil. Slight binding lean original to issue, otherwise "as new." Dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. 112 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Virtually unimprovable copy of a scarce volume. View more info

A History of Agriculture in the State of New York

By: Hedrick, Ulysses Prentiss

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York State Agricultural Society: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031718

Condition: Near Fine


Green textured cloth, lettered in gilt. Very slight flecking along front joint and a portion of bottom front edge, text block edges slightly toned by age, overall very nearly as issued. Former owner's illus. book plate mounted on front pastedown, with slight offsetting to front flyleaf. xi,462 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates, figures in text. Green and white illus. dust jacket is modestly toned by age, with minor chipping to head of spine and corners, small area of loss at head of rear joint, now in archival mylar. A very decently preserved copy of a scarce publication, particularly in dust jac... View more info

Winds of the Fish's Tail: Eastern Long Island Weather Observations and Folklore

By: Hendrickson, Richard G.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Mattituck, NY, Amereon House: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 039031

Condition: Near Fine


Laminated color illus. paper covered boards. A few slight surface scratches to back cover, otherwise as issued. xx,151 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. View more info

How The Jesuits Settled In New York: A Documentary Account

By: Hennessy, Thomas C., S.J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Something More Publications/Fordham Univ. Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000279

ISBN: 0962288977

Condition: Near Fine


Review copy w/ promo sheet laid in. Lightly thumbed, nearly as issued. xii,286 pp., illus. View more info

A List of the Issues of the Press in New York, 1693-1752

By: Hildeburn, Charles R.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, J. B. Lippincott Co.: 1889

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 023644

Condition: VG+


Off-print, reprinted from the Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography. Original wraps. Unopened copy, though mildly toned by age. 28 pp. Scarce. View more info

The Champlain Tercentenary: First Report + Final Report of the New York Lake Champlain Tercentenary Commission [2 Volumes]

By: Hill, Henry Wayland (editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Albany, NY, J. B. Lyon Co., State Printers: 1913

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 042890

ISBN: B000V1JWHA

Condition: Very Good


Two (2) volumes, First and Final Reports (both 1913), uniformly bound in dark blue textured (leatherette) cloth, lettered in gold foil. Both volumes mildly ex-library from a noncirculating historical society collection, with call numbers blacked out on lower spines, a few internal marks and stamps but with firm bindings and otherwise clean, intact interiors. Light foxing to a few early and late leaves. viii,534 + x,325 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. First Report is a 2nd edition; Final Report is a 1st (and apparently only) edition. View more info

The Elmira Prison Camp: A History of the Military Prison at Elmira, N.Y., July 6, 1864, to July 10, 1865 . . . With an Appendix Containing Names of the Confederate Prisoners Buried in Woodlawn National Cemetery

By: Holmes, Clay W.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Elmira, NY, Chemung County Historical Society: 1989

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 045546

ISBN: B00072QIWA

Condition: Fine


Black buckram, spine panel lettered in gold foil. Facsimile reprint of original 1912 edition, published by the Chemung County Historical Society. xvii,465,9,60,60,63 pp., 62 illus. A few slight surface marks to front cover, virtually as issued. Appendices include list of Confederate dead in Woodlawn arranged alphabetically, by grave number order, and listed by state and by regiment, battalion or unit, making this the preferred edition of the various facsimiles currently available. View more info

Guide to Madison County Cemeteries [2nd Edition]

By: Ingalls, Anita M., Charles E. Page, Sandra B. Wilsey, Charles E. Page III, Fay Page Lackey

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Orange Park, FL and Oneida, NY, Ingalls Publishing for Madison County Historical Society: 2009

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 046927

ISBN: 0980107628

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color illus. wraps. 2nd ed. [vi],230 pp., illus. Minor shelf/handling wear. Square, uncreased binding, clean and unmarked interior. View more info

Irvingiana: A Memorial of Washington Irving

By: Irving, Washington

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Charles B. Richardson: 1860

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028214

Condition: Good-VG


Brown textured cloth, decorative borders in blind, lettered in gilt. 1st trade edition, copyrighted 1859, first published 1860. lxiv pp., illus. Both boards moderately and somewhat unevenly sunned; spine panel cloth with several closed tears, 5-10% loss, evidence of repair; minor exposure to several corners. Firm binding, clean interior, a bit toned by age. Minimally ex-library w/ institutiional book plate mounted on front pastedown, circulate pocket mounted on rear pastedown (never checked out); small call label on lower spine. BAL 656: binding B. View more info

Rules and Regulations Governing Navigation and Use of the New YorkState Canal System

By: Johnson, John W., Newton P. Ronan, and Edward C. Hudowalski

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Albany, NY, State of New York Dept. of Public Works, Divison of Operation and Maintenance, Bureau of Canals, Waterways and Flood Control: 1956

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 035016

Condition: VG+


Booklet, gray wraps, lettered in lack. Minor soiling to covers, light handling wear. 39 pp. Deaccessioned from the Harry L. Rinker canal collection. Very scarce. View more info

Beauty and the Brick: Illustrated Books and Nineteenth-Century Domestic Design

By: Johnson, Kathleen Eagen; Waddell W. Stillman (fwd.)

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Historic Hudson Valley:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031667

ISBN: 091288293X

Condition: Fine


Stiff color illus. wraps. Catalogue to accompany on-line exhibition based on artifacts from Historic Hudson Valley's library. 44 pp., illus. in color. View more info

Hudson River School

By: Jones, Agnes Halsey

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Geneseo, NY, SUNY Geneseo: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000252

Condition: Near Fine


Catalog to accompany inaugural presentation of the Exhibition Gallery of the Fine Arts Center at the State University College of New York at Geneseo, Feb.-Apr. 1968. Oblong 8vo, illus. Slight shelf wear, former owner signature on title pg. Covers several dozen 19th-century Hudson River painters. viii,200 pp., fully illus. View more info

The Explosions in Newburgh, New York, September 16, 1929 [Newburgh News Reprint]

By: Jones, G. W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Newburgh, NY, The Newburgh News: 1929

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 033244

Condition: Very Good


Booklet, printed wraps. Both covers detached but present, mildly toned. Contents fully intact. 36 pp. Reprint of the Report of G. W. Jones (U.S. Bureau of Mines) to W. Johnston McKay, City Manager of Newburgh. View more info

Mid-Atlantic Lighthouses: Hudson River to Chesapeake Bay

By: Jones, Ray; Roberts, Bruce

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Guilford, CT, Globe Pequot Press: 2005

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 025308

ISBN: 0762730420

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color pictorial wraps. 96 pp., illus. w/ color photographs. Slight shelf wear, almost as issued. View more info

The New York Historical Society 1804-1904 + 1862 Membership Notice to Charles W. Darling, NYC

By: Kelby, Robert Hendre

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, New York Historical Society: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032273

Condition: VG+


Dark red cloth, spine panel lettered in gilt. Mild shelf wear, light flecking to cloth proximate to joints and along bottom front edge, extremities a bit rubbed. Firm binding, clean interior, slightly age-toned, with pp. 54-55 toned from newspaper insert (now removed). [vii],160 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Includes one-page printed notice on NYHS, hand-dated 8 Jan. 1862 and signed by Samuel Osgood, Domestic Corresponding Secretary, informing Charles W. Darling, Esq. of Pearl Street, NYC of his election as a resident member. View more info

Life Along the Hudson

By: Keller, Allan

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Tarrytown, NY, Sleepy Hollow Restorations: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000247

ISBN: 0912882212

Condition: Very Good


Slightly creased spine. Light shelf wear. xvi,272 pp., illus. View more info

O Albany!: Improbable City of Political Wizards, Fearless Ethnics, Spectacular Aristocrats, Splendid Nobodies, and Underrated Scoundrels [SIGNED]

By: Kennedy, William

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 042531

ISBN: 067052087X

Condition: Fine


SIGNED. Dark blue 1/4 cloth, dark gray paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Lightly foxed text block edges, otherwise as issued. First edition. xii,402 pp., maps, pictorial endpapers. Signed by author on lower main title, full signature, dated 1996. Dust jacket is price-clipped, with a slight rub at head of spine, otherwise as issued, now in mylar. View more info