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Long Island Disovery: An Adventure into the History, Manners, and Mores of America's Front Porch

By: Manley, Seon

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday and Co.: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022512

Condition: Near Fine


Light brown 1/4 cloth, blue-gray cloth, lettered in gilt. Cloth slightly sunned at head of spine and head of front joint only, due to chipping of dust jacket at those points, otherwise only slight shelf wear. Dust jacket mildly soiled, with mentioned chipping/loss as well as loss to lower spine panel, and tape repair to closed tear to upper front joint, now in archival mylar. x,318 pp., illus. Former owner's book plate mounted on front flyleaf, obscuring a portion of the map (which can be found unobscured as rear endsheet). View more info

Raynham Hall, Town of Oyster Bay, Oyster Bay, New York [Raynham Hall 1738-1960]

By: McGee, Dorothy Horton

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Oyster Bay, NY, Town of Oyster Bay: 1961

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 013580

Condition: VG+


Light blue stiff paper wraps. Booklet, stapled binding. [iv],28 pp., illus. Reprinted from the Nassau County Historical Journal, Vol. XXI, Nos. 3-4. Slightly tanned along edges, light bottom front corner crease. View more info

The Major and the Queen; or, A Royal Grant to a Gallant Soldier - A Staten Island Record of Historic Import

By: Mershon, S. L.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, R. R. Beam and Co.: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026521

Condition: VG+


Burgundy cloth, lettered/decorated in gilt. Light shelf wear, cloth slightly soiled, a bit rubbed at spine extremities. [ix],98 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates, double-page map preceding main text. Presentation label mounted on front pastedown from American Title and Trust Co., Wilmington. Former owner signature and discard stamp on front flyleaf. View more info

The Journal of American History, Relating Life Stories of Men and Events That Have Entered into the Building of the Western Continent [Vol. 1 - Vol. 7 Complete, 28 Issues 1907-13 Bound in Buckram]

By: Miller, Francis Trevelyan (editor); Frank Allaben (editor), with Frances M. Smith (assoc. editor)

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New Haven, CT/Greenfield, IN, Associated Publishers of American Records/Journal of American History Press: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019089

Condition: Very Good


Volume I, No. 1 (1907) through Volume VII, No. 4 (1913), 28 issues (4 per volume, quarterly) complete, retaining all original color stiff paper wraps, uniformly bound in black buckram, with spine panels lettered in gilt. Minimally ex-library, did not circulate, little actual wear. All bindings firm, all leaves secure, all original covers and plates complete and intact. Buckram shows modest surface rubbing, and the endpapers and bottom corners of all text blocks are mildly soiled. Each volume approx. 10 1/2" x 8", approx. 2 3/4" to 3" thick. 764,[xiv] + 716,[xvi] + 652 + 152,[xi... View more info

Geology of the North Creek Quadrangle, Warren County, New York [New York State Museum Bulletin 170; University of the State of New York Bulletin No. 561 (Feb. 15, 1914)]

By: Miller, William J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Albany, NY, University of the State of New York: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000192

Condition: Near Fine


University of the State of New York Bulletin No. 561 (Feb. 15, 1914). Color map in rear pocket, fully intact. Modestly toned wraps, clean throughout. View more info

Pleistocene Geology SW Slope Adirondacks / Folded Strata Trenton Falls NY / Ice Movement & Erosion SW Adirondacks / Color in Vernon Shale / Pre-Glacial Course Upper Hudson River / Garnet Warren Co NY / Gabbro on Granite / Paleozoic Physiography / Grt Rift

By: Miller, William J. [Extracted Articles]

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Various: 1908

Edition: First Collected

Seller ID: 033582

Condition: Very Good


Tan 1/4 cloth, mabled paper-covered boards, hand-written spine panel label. Ex-library, non-circulating, modest shelf wear with some rubbing to corners and bottom edges. Collection of 20 articles by Miller extracted from the various journals in which they were originally published 1908-1921, bound into one volume. All articles complete, untrimmed, accompanied by all plates and maps as called for, most with library stamps to covers and/or titles. Several articles toned by age. CONTENTS: 1) Pleistocene Geology of the Southwestern Slope of the Adirondacks; 2) Highly Folded Between Non-Folded... View more info

A City Is Born, A City Matures: Niagara Falls, New York - A Selected Topical History of the City's Formative Years, 1892-1932

By: Mizer, Hamilton B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Niagara Falls, NY, Niagara County Historical Society: 1991

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 039412

Condition: Very Good


Stiff pictorial wraps. 1st ptg. of 1991 Revised edition. Light shelf wear, lightly creased along both joints and with several light stress creases along a firm, square binding. viii,210 pp., illus. w/ photographs. Short gift inscription on upper main title page. View more info

Diary of a Trip from New York to the Falls of St. Anthony in 1845

By: Moore, Nathaniel Fish; Stanley Pargellis and Ruth Lapham Butler (editors)

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Chicago, IL, University of Chicago Press: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023364

Condition: Near Fine


Brown cloth, lettered and with front cover device in gilt. Slight shelf wear, nearly as issued. xviii,102 pp., endpaper maps, b&w plates. Dust jacket moderately soiled with chipped spine extremities, a few short closed edge tears, now in archival mylar. View more info

Long Island Rail Road Stations [Images of Rail]

By: Morrison, David D.; Pakaluk, Valerie

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Charleston, SC, Arcadia Publishing: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032239

ISBN: 0738511803

Condition: Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps. 128 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. As issued. View more info

New York State Lighthouses [Postcard History Series]

By: Muller, Robert G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Charleston, SC, Arcadia Publishing: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 037645

ISBN: 0738544965

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps. 128 pp., illus. w/ vintage postcard views. Slight wear to corners. Firm binding, clean interior. View more info

Homes of New York and Connecticut [The Architectural Treasures of Early America - Vol. V]

By: Mulllins, Lisa C. (series editor); Roy Underhill (pref.); Russell F. Whitehead and Frank Chouteau Brown (original editors)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, The National Historical Society:

Seller ID: 035828

Condition: Fine


Laminated green b&w pictorial boards. As issued. 254 pp., illus. w/ green tinted photographs, site and floor plans, diagrams. Re-published from material originally published as The White Pine Series of Architectural Monographs. View more info

But I Always Called Her Mama

By: Murphy, Dennis K., and Donald A. Mills

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Penn Yan, NY, Self-Published: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028968

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps, stapled binding reinforced with brown packing tape that appears to be original to issue. iv,92 pp., illus. Slight handling wear. Local history/memoir of Penn Yan in the Finger Lakes region, Yates County, New York. Scarce. View more info

The Carriage Collection: The Museums at Stony Brook

By: Museums at Stony Brook; Alison Kilgour (editor)

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Stony Brook, NY, The Museums at Stony Brook: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015008

ISBN: 094392409X

Condition: Fine


128 pp., illus. in color, b&w. Virtually as issued. View more info

A Bibliography of New York State Communities [Revised and Enlarged Edition]

By: Nestler, Harold (compiler)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bowie, MD, Heritage Books: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020582

ISBN: 1556131461

Condition: Fine


Pale yellow laminated wraps, lettered and illus. in green. Essentially as issued. vi,118 pp. Arranged by county, and alphabetically by town name within each county. View more info

Proceedings of the 51st Annual Meeting

By: New York State Bar Association

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Albany, NY, Argus Company: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000211

Condition: Very Good


Vol. LI of Proceedings. Meeting held at NYC, 20-21 Jan. 1928. Charter, constitution, by-laws, lists of members, officers, committees, and reports for 1927. Olive drab, gilt lettering, solid Near Fine with only slight shelf wear, inner hinges just starting though binding is solid. View more info

Earthquakes in New York State

By: Newland, D. H.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Albany, NY, New York State Museum: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000186

Condition: Good-VG


Circular 14 (Sept. 1933). Presumed offprint. First leaf (wraparound) detached from stapled binding, lightly creased, a bit of foxing. 17 pp. View more info

Nontitaniferous Magnetites in Adirondacks / Clinton Ores of New York State / Geology of Swedish Magnetites / Landslies Unconsolidated Sediments / Albany Molding Sand / New Zinc Mining District nr Edwards / Mining & Quarry Industry NY State / Gypsum Supply

By: Newland, David Hale [Extracted Articles]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Various: 1907

Edition: First Collected

Seller ID: 033581

Condition: Very Good


Black 1/4 buckram, mabled paper-covered boards. Ex-library, non-circulating, resultant light shelf wear. Collection of 9 articles by Newland extracted from the various journals in which they were originally published 1907-1921, bound into one volume. All articles complete, untrimmed, accompanied by all plates and maps as called for, most with library stamps to covers and/or titles. Several articles toned by age. CONTENTS: 1) On the Associations and Origin of the Nontitaniferous Magnetites in the Adirondack Region; 2) The Clinton Ores of New York State; 3) Notes on the Geology of the Swedi... View more info

Heads of Families at the First Census of the United States Taken in the Year 1790 - New York

By: North, S. N. D. (director)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Spartanburg, SC, The Reprint Company: 1981

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 022323

ISBN: 0871520206

Condition: Near Fine


Blue buckram, spine panel lettered in gold foil. 308 pp., map at front. Slight shelf wear, nearly as issued. Clean interior. Facsimile reprint of original issue. Sturdy, durable reference copy. View more info

Epicenters of Northeastern United States and Southeastern Canada, Onshore and Offshore; Time Period 1534-1980 [New York State Museum Map and Chart Series 38]

By: Nottis, Gary N. (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Albany, NY, University of the State of New York, State Education Dept.: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020655

Condition: Near Fine


Gray stiff paper wraps, booklet. [ii],39 pp., accomanied by errata sheet and (2) large folding map plates, in original manila envelope. As issued, never used. Envelope shows institutional stamp and slight handling wear. View more info

Trolleys: The Forgotten Transportation - From Horse-Power to Electric-Power

By: Papp, John

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Schenectady, NY, John Papp: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019858

Condition: Near Fine


Gray pictorial wraps. Booklet. Unpaginated, [16] pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Lightly soiled covers, otherwise as issued. Mostly New York City and State, emphasis on Schenectady, but photos of other locations as well. View more info

Erie Canal Days: A Pictorial Essay - Albany to Buffalo

By: Papp, John

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Schenectady, NY, John Papp Historical Publications:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035010

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, pale yellow wraps. Slight handling wear. [16] pp. Deaccessioned from the Harry L. Rinker canal collection. View more info

The Story of Mohonk [Fourth Edition]

By: Partington, Frederick E.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Annandale, VA, Turnpike Press: 1962

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 026514

Condition: Near Fine


Tan leatherette, lettered in black. Slight shelf wear, slight dampstaining evident on top corner text block fore-edge only, not extending into margins. Gift inscription on front flyleaf. xvi,151 pp., b&w plates. Reprint of 1911 edition. View more info

Annals of Norwich, Volume Two (1965) [Chenango County, NY]

By: Phillips, Albert, and Goldie Phillips

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chenango County Historical Society: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 048637

ISBN: B002DFEWZY

Condition: Fine


VOLUME TWO ONLY. Booklet, light tan pictorial wraps. 68,[20] pp., illus. w/ vintage photographs. Essentially as issued. Chenango County, New York View more info

Historic Towns of the Middle States

By: Powell, Lyman P., ed.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002582

Condition: Near Fine


American Historic Towns series. Individual chapters by separate authors on Albany, Saratoga, Schenectady, Newburgh, Tarrytown-on-Hudson, New York City, Brooklyn, Buffalo (New York), Princeton (New Jersey), Philadelphia, Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania), Wilmington (Delaware). xxix + 439 pp. Olive green cloth, elaborately decorated in gilt and in darker green acorn design. Lightly rubbed at corners and spine extremities, with slightly frayed extrems. Gift inscription dated 1901 on FEP, else clean interior. Firm and square binding. Nicely preserved. View more info

Gritty Cities: A Second Look at Allentown, Bethlehem, Bridgeport, Hoboken, Lancaster, Norwich, Paterson, Reading, Trenton, Troy, Waterbury, Wilmington

By: Procter, Mary, and Bill Matuszeski

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Philadelphia & London, Temple University Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002011

ISBN: 0877221448

Condition: Good-VG


Sociology/urban studies of decaying "Rust Belt" cities. Moderate lean with binding creases, layered corners. Interior clean, gift inscription on half-title. ix,276 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. View more info