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CROWELL, MARNIE REED
Greener Pastures
New York Funk & Wagnalls, (1971). (1971). New York Funk & Wagnalls, (1971). (1971). Good. - Octavo, cloth-backed boards in a dust wrapper. The binding is lightly bumped & the spine is rubbed. The dust jacket is rubbed & chipped with a tear to the bottom edge of the front panel and a long tear to & a piece out of the rear panel. The flaps are creased. ix, [1] leaf & 241 pages. Black-and-white illustrations & vignettes by the author. There is an owner's ink inscription on the front endpaper with an Adirondack Museum sticker on its bottom corner. Very good in a fair dust wrapper.

First edition.

"In praise of traditional country living..Life on an old farm at the edge of the Adirondacks brings a family in touch with almost forgotten country ways.." [From the dust wrapper copy]. Good .

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Catalogue: New York State
Keywords: NEW YORK STATE; ADIRONDACKS; FARM; FARMING; WILDLIFE; CRAFTS; GREENER PASTURES: IN PRAISE OF TRADITIONAL COUNTRY LIVING; RURAL LIFE; MARNIE REED CROWELL; ILLUSTRATIONS; FIRST EDITION; 1ST EDITION.

 
DEWEY, JOHN; EDITOR.
New York and the Seabury Investigation: A Digest and Interpretation of the Report by Samuel Seabury Concerning the Government of New York City, Prepared by a Committee of Educators and CIVIC Workers Under the Chairmanship of John Dewey.
New York: The City Affairs Committee of New York, (1933). (1933). - Small octavo, softcover bound in printed light green wraps. The wraps are a bit darkened & lightly soiled & bumped with a small stain to the top corner of the front wrap. 48 pages. Black-and-white frontispiece & full-page black-and-white illustrations. Good.

First edition. Good .

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Keywords: NEW YORK STATE; NEW YORK CITY; CITY GOVERNMENT; NEW YORK AND THE SEABURY INVESTIGATION; REPORT; SAMUEL SEABURY; JOHN DEWEY; ILLUSTRATIONS; FIRST EDITION; 1ST EDITION.

 
DORNBURGH, HENRY
Why the Wilderness Is Called Adirondack: The Earliest Account of the Founding of the Macintyre Mine
Harrison, NY: Harbor Hill Books, 1980. 1980. Harrison, NY: Harbor Hill Books, 1980. 1980. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial cream wraps. There is some minor soiling to the wraps with very light staining to the bottom corner of the front wrap. 32 pages. Black-and-white illustrations. Very good.

A reprint, with minor corrections and a new preface, of the edition published in 1885 by the Daily Times, Glen Falls, NY. The new preface points out that Dornburgh's title was a misnomer or a misunderstanding since he appears to assume that the Adirondack region was named from the Adirondack Iron Works, whereas in fact it was the other way round. Very good .

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Book number: 16421
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Keywords: NEW YORK STATE; ADIRONDACK REGION; HISTORY OF THE ADIRONDACKS; IRON INDUSTRY; MINING; ADIRONDACK IRON WORKS; MACINTYRE MINE; IRON ORE; STEEL; ARCHIBALD MACINTYRE; DAVID HENDERSON; HENRY DORNBURGH; NINETEENTH CENTURY; 19TH CENTURY; WHY THE WILDERNESS IS CA

 
(DYCKMAN, H.A.; MANAGER)
Churchill Hall / Stamford-in-the-Catskills, New York / Stamford Hotel Corporation / H.A. Dyckman, Mgr
N.p. n.d.[circa 1910s]. n.d.[circa 1910s]. N.p. n.d.[circa 1910s]. n.d.[circa 1910s]. Fine. - 12mo [6 inches high by 3-1/8 inches wide], printed light blue wrappers. The wraps are very slightly faded along the spine. 8 folding pages, 6 inches high by 6-1/4 inches wide. Illustrated with views in black, white & dark green & with a black-and-white map. The text is printed over a background of views in light green. Near fine.

The illustrations include two views of Churchill Hall, and views of the Stamford Country Club [golf course], Lake Utsayantha and Hager's Lake. Fine .

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Keywords: NEW YORK STATE; UPSTATE NEW YORK; CATSKILLS; STAMFORD, NY; HOTEL; RESORT; TOURISM; CHURCHILL HALL; H.A. DYCKMAN.

 
FENTON, REUBEN E
Annual Message of the Governor, of the State of New York. Transmitted to the Legislature January 3, 1865. (Cover Title)
Albany: Van Benthuysen's Steam Printing House, 1865. 1865. Albany: Van Benthuysen's Steam Printing House, 1865. 1865. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed wraps. The wraps are bumped, soiled & faded with some light staining. The rear wrap is chipped around the edges with a tear to the top edge. Both wraps are detached at the head & tail of the spine. 23 pages. The rear blank is foxed & darkened, else the contents are very good.

The Governor reports on military matters, the census, education, immigration, Central Park, etc. Very good .

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Keywords: NEW YORK STATE; GOVERNMENT; GOVERNOR; ANNUAL MESSAGE OF THE GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK; PUBLIC CHARITIES; CENSUS; FINANCES; BANKING; CURRENCY; AGRICULTURE; COURT OF APPEALS; POLICE; CENTRAL PARK; IMMIGRATION; PRISONS; MILITARY; NATIONAL GUARD; REUB

 
(FINCH, HON. EDWARD R.).
The Saint Nicholas Society of the City of New York: An Hundred Year Record 1835 -- 1935.
(Garden City, NY: printed at the Country Life Press), 1935. 1935. - Octavo, orange cloth with a white & a blue stripe around the front cover & spine titled in gilt with the Society's coat of arms stamped in gilt on the front cover. The binding is lightly rubbed & soiled. xii & 132 pages. Profuse black-and-white illustrations including portraits of the Society's presidents. The contents are near fine. Good. First edition. Credit for the production of this book is assigned in the foreword to the Hon. Edward R. Finch, Judge of the Court of Appeals in the State of New York who, as the hundredth year of the Society approached, conceived the project and appointed a committee to carry it out. In addition to recording the history of the Society, the aim was to remind members "of the meaning of our traditional customs and the significance of the Society's regalia". Good .
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Keywords: NEW YORK STATE; NEW YORK CITY; MANHATTAN; PRIVATE CLUB; THE SAINT NICHOLAS SOCIETY OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK: AN HUNDRED YEAR RECORD 1835 -- 1935; ILLUSTRATIONS; PORTRAITS OF SOCIETY'S PRESIDENTS; HON. EDWARD R. FINCH; HISTORY OF SOCIETY; CUSTOMS; TRADI

 
(SOCIETY OF FRIENDS)
Friends' Seminary: A Day School for Boys and Girls. Kindergarten to College Preparatory. Edward B. Rawson / Alice S. Palmer, Principals. 220-228 E. 16th Street... . New York. Forty-Third Year 1903-1904
Brooklyn, NY: The Church Co. 1903. 1903. Brooklyn, NY: The Church Co. 1903. 1903. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed gray wrappers. The wraps are lightly rubbed. 21 & [1] pages. Illustrated with 6 black-and-white plates, including a frontispiece & with a plan of the school. There is foxing to the versos of the frontispiece & the last plate with 2 tiny stains to the front margins of 2 pages. There are a few pencil markings to page 10 & a small, light stain to page 11. Very good.

Scarce. Very good .

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Keywords: NEW YORK STATE; NEW YORK CITY; EDUCATION; SOCIETY OF FRIENDS; QUAKERS; FRIENDS' SEMINARY: A Day School for Boys and Girls; 1903-1904; PROSPECTUS; ILLUSTRATIONS.

 [GALLT, FRANK A.], Dear Old Greene Country: Embracing Facts and Figures, Portraits and Sketches of Leading Men Who Will Live in Her History, Those at the Front to-Day and Others Who Made Good in the Past.
[GALLT, FRANK A.]
Dear Old Greene Country: Embracing Facts and Figures, Portraits and Sketches of Leading Men Who Will Live in Her History, Those at the Front to-Day and Others Who Made Good in the Past.
Cornwallville, NY: Hope Farm Press, 1986. 1986. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed green wraps. There is some minor soiling to the wraps. 521 & [1] pages plus index, chronology and bibliography. Profuse black-and-white illustrations. There is some light soiling & foxing to the book's edges and a short tear to the bottom of the book's spine. Very good. Reprint of the 1915 edition. Very good .
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Keywords: NEW YORK STATE; UPSTATE NEW YORK; CATSKILLS; HUDSON VALLEY; DEAR OLD GREENE COUNTY; FRANK A. GALLT; ILLUSTRATIONS; PORTRAITS; HISTORY OF GREENE COUNTY; NOTABLE MEN; BIOGRAPHIESL FACTS AND FIGURES; ARCHITECTURE; NATURAL HISTORY; INDUSTRIES.

 
GEKLE, WILLIAM F
The Hacketts and the Roosevelts and Other River Families: An Informal History of the Relationship between a Firm of Country Lawyers and Their Aristocratic Clients
Poughkeepsie, NY: Cunneen-Hackett Trust, 1984. 1984. Poughkeepsie, NY: Cunneen-Hackett Trust, 1984. 1984. Very good. - Large octavo [approximately 10 inches high by 7 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. There are 2 very light stains to the front wrap & a light crease to the top corner of the rear wrap. ix, [i] & pages 11-104. 8 black-and-white illustrations, including 4 maps & plans and 1 facsimile. Very good. Very good .
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Keywords: AMERICANA; PRESIDENTS; NEW YORK STATE; DUTCHESS COUNTY; HACKETT FAMILY; ROOSEVELT FAMILY; FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT; FDR; F.D.R.; LAWYERS; THE HACKETTS AND THE ROOSEVELTS AND OTHER RIVER FAMILIES: An Informal History of the Relationship between a firm of Coun

 
GUNNISON, HERBERT; YOUNG, RICHARD; BREWSTER, EUGENE V.; ET AL.
The Realm of Light and Air: Flatbush, the Ideal Home Land. Vol. I. December, 1905, No. 1. Some of the Advantages of Flatbush Described by Well-Known Residents.
Brooklyn, NY: All Souls Universalist Church, 1905. 1905. - Octavo, soft cover. The printed wraps are lacking. 80 pages, including a pictorial title picturing the recently completed All Souls Universalist Church. Numerous black-and-white photographic illustrations & pictorial ads. The title & the last page are lightly soiled & chipped with the top corner of the last page creased. There is a small stain to the bottom edge. Good. A fascinating historic view of this Brooklyn neighborhood at the turn of the twentieth century. Residents describe their locations and the local amenities and community. There are profuse ads for the local businesses of the period, many with illustrations. Scarce. Good .
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 IRWIN, DUDLEY M., JR., The Buffalo War Council; How One City Met the Challenge of Total War.
IRWIN, DUDLEY M., JR.
The Buffalo War Council; How One City Met the Challenge of Total War.
Buffalo, NY: Saxer & Pfeiffer Printing Co. circa [1946]. [1946]. - Octavo, blue cloth. There are small stains to the spine & light staining to the covers. The head & tail of the spine and the corners of the covers are creased & rubbed. 218 & [1] pages. Illustrated in black & white with a portrait frontispiece, full-page illustrations, charts and facsimiles. Very good. New York State, aware that many records had been lost or destroyed after the war, was attempting to reconstruct a record of the state's home front activities in support of the war effort. The Buffalo War Council, which organized and directed all of Buffalo's civilian war activities, was recognized as being one of the most effective war councils in the state, if not the country. Very good .
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Keywords: NEW YORK STATE; BUFFALO, NY; WORLD WAR II; HOME FRONT; THE BUFFALO WAR COUNCIL: HOW ONE CITY MET THE CHALLENGE OF TOTAL WAR; DUDLEY M. IRWIN; DANIEL J. KENEFICK, MAYOR OF BUFFALO, COUNCIL CHAIRMAN; VICTORY GARDENS; CIVILIAN WAR ACTIVITIES.

 IVES, WILLARD. (1806-1896). PRESIDENT OF IVES SEMINARY, ANTWERP, NY; ONE OF THE ORGANIZERS OF SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY; AND A U.S. CONGRESSMAN (1851-53)., Watertown Fire Insurance Co. Policy Signed As President by Willard Ives, an Organizer of Syracuse University, President of Ives Seminary and a U.S. Congressman.
IVES, WILLARD. (1806-1896). PRESIDENT OF IVES SEMINARY, ANTWERP, NY; ONE OF THE ORGANIZERS OF SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY; AND A U.S. CONGRESSMAN (1851-53).
Watertown Fire Insurance Co. Policy Signed As President by Willard Ives, an Organizer of Syracuse University, President of Ives Seminary and a U.S. Congressman.
Watertown, NY: June 3, 1877. 1877. - A 17 inch high by 22-3/4 inch wide sheet of paper has been folded in half & then folded 2 additional times to form a document 8-1/2 inches high by 4 inches wide. The printed document is filled in in ink by an agent and signed "Willard Ives" beside his printed title "President". Illustrated with an engraving of the fire insurance company's building. There is some staining and light soiling to the document & 1 corner is creased. There is a crease with short tears to the right edge & a tear & chip along the first fold. Good. Though he liked best to be known as a farmer and owned Hillcrest Farm in Watertown for 48 years, Willard Ives [1806-1896] was a noted and active participant in the life of Jefferson County and beyond. He was a leader in the Methodist Episcopal Church, was a delegate to the world convention of Methodists held in London in 1846, and served as President of Ives Seminary in Antwerp, NY. In addition to his presidency of the fire insurance company, he was a director of the Bank of Watertown, a founder and second president of the Jefferson County Orphan Asylum and president of the Jefferson County Agricultural Society in 1848. He was one of the organizers of Syracuse University and represented his district in Congress as a Democrat from 1851-53. Good .
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Keywords: NEW YORK STATE; JEFFERSON COUNTY; WATERTOWN, NY; WATERTOWN FIRE INSURANCE CO. POLICY SIGNED AS PRESIDENT BY WILLARD IVES, AN ORGANIZER OF SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY, PRESIDENT OF IVES SEMINARY AND A U.S. CONGRESSMAN; METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH LEADER; DIRECTOR O

 
JONES, LUCY ELIZABETH.
The Long Road to Camp Pinnacle. As Told to Her Niece by Lucy Elizabeth Jones.
Privately printed, 1948. 1948. Privately printed, 1948. 1948. Good. - Octavo, cream boards with a vignette of a camp in brown on the front cover, in a dust wrapper. The binding is lightly bumped & chipped with a small stain to the top corner of the front cover. The dust jacket is chipped with short tears and pieces out and its spine & extremities are darkened. There is some creasing to the top & bottom edges of the jacket & to the corners of its flaps. 56 & [2] pages. Numerous black-and-white illustrations. There is a previous owner's name & address on the front endpaper. There is a tear along the front hinge at the title page. Good.

First edition.

Together with Mrs. Harriet Christie, Lucy Elizabeth Jones ran a summer camp and Bible School which moved to various locations, finally finding a home in the Helderberg Mountains of New York State where it was named Camp Pinnacle. Good .

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Keywords: NEW YORK STATE; HELDERBERG MOUNTAINS; SUMMER CAMP; BIBLE SCHOOL; LUCY ELIZABETH JONES; HARRIET CHRISTIE; THE LONG ROAD TO CAMP PINNACLE; ILLUSTRATIONS; FIRST EDITION; 1ST EDITION.

 
KING, ROBERT; CHAIRMAN, PUBLICATIONS COMMITTEE; ET AL.
Bridging the Years: Glens Falls, New York 1763-1978.
Glens Falls, NY: Glens Falls Historical Association, (1978). (1978). - Quarto [12-1/8 inches high by 9 inches wide] maroon boards titled in gilt in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is chipped with short tears & small pieces out. Its spine & extremities are darkened & its top edge is creased. 236 & [3[ pages. Profuse illustrations in black & white. There is a paper-clip mark to the top edge of the half-title. Very good in a good dust wrapper. First edition. Published in cooperation with the Crandall Library. Very good .
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Keywords: NEW YORK STATE; UPSTATE NEW YORK; BRIDGING THE YEARS: GLENS FALLS, NEW YORK 1763-1978; HISTORY OF GLENS FALLS; GLENS FALLS HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION; ROBERT KING; ILLUSTRATIONS; MAPS; FIRST EDITION; 1ST EDITION.

 PERLMUTTER, NATHANIEL M. AND ARNOW, THEODORE; GEOLOGISTS, U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY., Ground Water in Bronx, New York, and Richmond Counties with Summary Data on Kings and Queens Counties, New York City, New York. (Cover Title).
PERLMUTTER, NATHANIEL M. AND ARNOW, THEODORE; GEOLOGISTS, U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY.
Ground Water in Bronx, New York, and Richmond Counties with Summary Data on Kings and Queens Counties, New York City, New York. (Cover Title).
Albany, NY: U.S. Geological Survey, 1953. 1953. - Quarto [11 inches high by 8 inches wide], softcover bound in greenish gray wrappers backed with black cloth tape. The bottom corner of the front cover is stained & creased. The edges of the rear cover are chipped with the top corner torn & a piece out of the bottom corner. iii & 88 pages. Illustrated in black & white with 5 folding maps in a pocket at the rear and with maps, diagrams & numerous tables in the text. The bottom page corners are bumped with staining to the bottom corners of the inside front cover & first page. The edges of some rear pages are darkened. Good. Bulletin GW-32, prepared by the U.S. Geological Survey in cooperation with the Water Power and Coutrol Commission, Department of Conservation, State of New York. Good .
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Keywords: NEW YORK STATE; DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION; WATER CONTROL COMMISSION; GROUND WATER IN BRONX, NEW YORK, AND RICHMOND COUNTIES WITH SUMMARY DATA ON KINGS AND QUEENS COUNTIES, NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK; U. S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY; NATHANIEL M. PERLMUTTER, GEOLOGI

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