On this page you can review the 177 books about the state of New York that are in stock at Ray Boas, Bookseller, in Walpole, New Hampshire, as of  January 24, 2012. Just make a note of the Order No(s) before the price of the books you would like to order, and here is how you can order any of them. Thank you, RAY

1. 144TH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE GENERAL SOCIETY OF MECHANCICS AND TRADESMEN OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK: YEAR ENDING DEC 31, 1929, published by the society, New York, 1930, B&W illustrations, 131pp, very good+, gray cloth (hardcover), The society was founded in 1785 "to provide for the worthy artisan in case of sickness and distress, and to promote and encourage by mutual aid the mechanic interests of the city, being a modification of the "Guilds" of Europe.", (Order No: 29881 ), $20.00

2. A MEMORIAL OF THE DEDICATION OF MONUMENTS ERECTED BY THE MORAVIAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY TO MARK THE SITES OF ANCIENT ..., C. B. Richardson/Lippincott, New York/Philadelphia, 1860, B&W illustrations, 185pp, good+, light brown cloth (hardcover), A MEMORIAL OF THE DEDICATION OF MONUMENTS ERECTED BY THE MORAVIAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY, TO MARK THE SITES OF ANCIENT MISSIONARY STATIONS IN NEW YORK AND CONNECTICUT. "The following pages contain an account of the dedication of two monuments, lately erected by the Moravian Historical Society, on the sites of once flourishing Moravian mission stations, among the 'New England Indians,' in New York and Connecticut.", (Order No: 40272 ), $35.00

3. THIRTEENTH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE STATE GEOLOGIST FOR THE YEAR 1893. VOL. II - PALAEONTOLOGY, James B. Lyon, State Printer, Albany, 1894, well illustrated, good, green cloth (hardcover) with some edgewear to cloth, Pages 601 to 943 followed by plates 23 to 54., (Order No: 5071 ), $45.00

4. PATHWAYS OF TIME: PUBLISHED IN COMMEMORATION OF THE CHARTERING OF THE CITY OF SCHENECTADY MARCH 26, 1798 [SCHENECTADY NEW YORK], The City of Schenectady, Schenectady, NY, 1948, B&W illustrations, 80pp, very good, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 60840 ), $13.50

5. 1855 CENSUS ULSTER COUNTY NEW YORK: VOLUME I AND VOLUME II, Ulster Cty Genealogical Soc., Hurley, NY, 1997, 2 vols, 726pp, very good, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 61714 ), $60.00

6. VISIONS OF WASHINGTON IRVING: SELECTED WORKS FROM THE COLLECTIONS OF HISTORIC HUDSON VALLEY, Historic Hudson Valley, Tarrytown, NY, (1991), B&W and color ill., 132pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), This catalog honors Washington Irving and his house, Sunnyside, as focal points of America's artistic life during the first half of the nineteenth century., (Order No: 24946 ), $25.00

7. Adler, Ruth, A DAY IN THE LIFE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES, J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, (1971) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 242pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), "What kind of day was February 28, 1969? An ordinary one in the life of THE NEW YORK TIMES, but even an ordinary day at The Times crackles with excitement and tension as the news of the world flows into the paper's block-long newsroom.", (Order No: 37182 ), $7.50

8. Ahlstrom, Harold J. (introduction by), JAMESTOWN AND CHAUTAUQUA LAKE TROLLEYS, Fenton Historical Society, Jamestown, NY, (1974), B&W illustrations, 39pp, fine, wraps (softcover), A recording of the story of the trolley cars in the Jamestown and Chautauque Lake area, concentrating on the "Broadhead" lines of the Jamestown Street Railway Co., the Chautauque Traction Co., and the Jamestown Westfield and Northwestern Railroad Co. Some mention is made of the Warren & Jamestown Street Railway, which entered Jamestown, and the Buffalo & Lake Erie Traction Co. which connected with the interurban lines at Westfield., (Order No: 41683 ), $80.00

9. Alexander, Irene K., A HISTORY OF THE INCORPORATED VILLAGE OF LLOYD HARBOR 1926-1976 - [LLOYD HARBOR, NEW YORK], West Hills Printing Company, Huntington Station, NY, (1976), B&W illustrations, map, 88pp, good, wraps (softcover) FAINT DAMPSTAIN TOP EDGE, & REAR COVER, The Village Lloyd Harbor occupies a territory of 9.2 square miles in a county of 920 square miles and is, area-wise, the second largest incorporated village in New York State, which now claims some 557 villages., (Order No: 59971 ), $30.00

10. Barnhill, Georgia B. (with an introduction by David Tatham), WILD IMPRESSIONS: THE ADIRONDACKS ON PAPER, David R. Godine Publisher, Boston, MA, (1995) 1st ed, B&W and color ill., 99pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover) BUMP BOTTOM CORN., ISBN 1567920411 These prints not only document the history of a singular region but also mirror the broader cultural trends of a vigorous, expansive, and confident America., (Order No: 34020 ), $7.50

11. Batterberry, Michael & Batterberry, Ariane, ON THE TOWN IN NEW YORK: THE LANDMARK HISTORY OF EATING, DRINKING AND ENTERTAINMENTS FROM THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION ..., Routledge, New York, (1999) 1st ptg, B&W and color illustrations, 379pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0415920205 Originally published in 1973. "...TO THE FOOD REVOLUTION.", (Order No: 5070 ), $12.00

12. Beale, Irene A., GENESEE VALLEY PEOPLE 1743-1962 -- [NEW YORK], Chestnut Hill Press, Geneseo, NY, (1983), 224pp, good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0960813217 "These accounts of the lives of more than fifty persons present authentic Genesee Valley history at its most readable.", (Order No: 54364 ), $7.00

13. Bellico, Russell P., SAILS AND STEAM IN THE MOUNTAINS: A MARITIME AND MILITARY HISTORY OF LAKE GEORGE AND LAKE CHAMPLAIN, Purple Mountain Press, Fleischmanns, NY, (1993) 2nd ptg, B&W illustrations, 393pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0935796320, (Order No: 60845 ), $10.00

14. Benepe, Barry (introduction by), EARLY ARCHITECTURE IN ULSTER COUNTY - [ULSTER COUNTY, NEW YORK], Junior League of Kingston, Kingston, NY, 1974, B&W illustrations, 222pp, good+, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 60824 ), $10.00

15. Bennett, Allison P., THE PEOPLE'S CHOICE: A HISTORY OF ALBANY COUNTY IN ART AND ARCHITECTURE, Albany County Historical Soc, Delmar, NY, (1980), B&W illustrations, 135pp, very good, wraps (softcover), The purpose of this publication is to give to the lay reader an understanding of the significance of the county's history and to encourage people to look about them at the many forms of art and architecture that still remain with us., (Order No: 45462 ), $15.00

16. Bernhardt, Debra A. and Bernstein, Rachel, ORDINARY PEOPLE, EXTRAORDINARY LIVES: A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF WORKING PEOPLE IN NEW YORK CITY, New York University Press, New York, (2000) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 222pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0814798667 This volume tells the stories of towering structures and the beam walkers who built them; of immigrant youths in factories and women in sweatshops; of longshoremen and type-writer girls; of dock workers and captains of industry., (Order No: 30118 ), $12.50

17. Bernstein, Iver, THE NEW YORK CITY DRAFT RIOTS: THEIR SIGNIFICANCE FOR AMERICAN SOCIETY AND POLITICS IN THE AGE OF THE CIVIL WAR, Oxford University Press, New York, 1990, B&W illustrations, 363pp, very good, red cloth spine (hardcover) no dustjacket BCE, ISBN 0195050061 For five days in July 1863, at the height of the Civil War, New York City was under siege. Angry rioters burned draft offices, closed factories, destroyed railroad tracks and telegraph lines, and hunted policemen and soldiers. Before long, the rioters turned their muderous wrath against the black community. In the end, at least 105 people were killed, making the draft riots the most violent insurrection in American history., (Order No: 20624 ), $5.00

18. Betts, Lillian W., THE LEAVEN IN A GREAT CITY, Dodd, Mead & Company, New York, 1902 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 315pp, good, decorated black cloth (hardcover), Contents include: At the Bottom; The Development of Social Centers; The Homes Under One Roof; Slow-Dawning Consciousness; Working-Girls' Clubs; A Social Experiment; Within the Walls of Home; Financial Relations in Families; Home Standards; and Where Lies the Responsibility? An interested social look at the slums and tenements in New York City at the turn of the 19th century with revealing photographs., (Order No: 30854 ), $20.00

19. Birch, John J., THE MARKERS SPEAK: AN INFORMAL HISTORY OF THE SCHENECTADY AREA - [SCHENECTADY, NEW YORK], Schenectady County Hist Soc, Schenectady, NY, (1962), B&W illustrations, 179pp, fine w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover) signed by the author, (Order No: 60718 ), $12.50

20. Blumenthal, Ralph, STORK CLUB: AMERICA'S MOST FAMOUS NIGHTSPOT AND THE LOST WORLD OF CAFE SOCIETY, Little, Brown and Company, Boston, MA, (2000) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 296pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0316105317 The definitive account - with guns, diamonds, and champagne that never stops - of the extraordinary world of the Stork Club and of the ex-bootlegger who ruled it with a velvet fist., (Order No: 37427 ), $5.00

21. Boas, Norman Francis and Meyer, Barbara Linton, ALMA FARM: AN ADIRONDACK MEETING PLACE, published by the authors, Mystic,CT/Bolton Landing NY, (1999) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 135pp, fine, wraps (softcover), This is the story of the Alma Farm, created in the late nineteenth century in the Town of Bolton, New York, in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains. The farm played a major role in the economy of the area for almost 50 years. Its many famous vistors included the anthropologist Franz Boas (this bookseller's great-grand- father), Maj. Gen Carl Schurz, Doctors Abraham and Mary Putnam Jacobi, and many others., (Order No: 22734 ), $18.00

22. Boos, John E., THE SACANDAGA VALLEY, published by the author, Albany, NY, 1962, 157pp, good+, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 61738 ), $12.50

23. Bowen, Croswell, THE ELEGANT OAKEY, Oxford University Press, New York, 1956, B&W illustrations, 292pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Here is a picture of flamboyant and corrupt New York during the Tweed era, seen from the vantage point of the colorful and versatile Oakey Hall., (Order No: 21739 ), $10.00

24. Brink, Benjamin Myer, THE PALATINES OF OLDE ULSTER, Hope Farm Press, Saugerties, NY, 1996, 80pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0910746206, (Order No: 61737 ), $10.00

25. Brodsky, Alyn, THE GREAT MAYOR: FIORELLO LA GUARDIA AND THE MAKING OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK, St. Martin's Press, New York, (2003) 2nd ptg, B&W illustrations, 530pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0312287372 A comprehensive and accessible biography of Fiorello H. La Guardia., (Order No: 40427 ), $27.50

26. Brown, Henry A. L. and Walton, Richard L. (with an introduction by William G. McLoughlin), JOHN BROWN'S TRACT: LOST ADIRONDACK EMPIRE, Phoenix Publishing, Canaan, NH, (1988), B&W and color illustrations, 369pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0914659340 This book is the story of failure on an epic scale and a tragic scale as John Brown, his sons-in-law, and his grandsons tried to make of the Adirondacks what nature would not permit them to be, a great economic empire based on farming and mining., (Order No: 30078 ), $27.50

27. Brown, William H. (edited by), HISTORY OF WARREN COUNTY NEW YORK, Board of Supervisors, Warren County, NY, 1963, B&W illustrations, map, 302pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), "This is an account of the living that has gone on for over 300 years in the 900 square miles that make up Warren County." Folding map in rear pocket., (Order No: 48983 ), $15.00

28. Buckell, Betty Ahearn, BOLDLY INTO THE WILDERNESS: TRAVELERS IN UPSTATE NEW YORK 1010-1646, Buckle Press, Queensbury, NY, 1999, B&W illustrations, 197pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0961680962, (Order No: 57636 ), $25.00

29. Buckles, Mary Parker, MARGINS: A NATURALIST MEETS LONG ISLAND SOUND, North Point Press, New York, (1997) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 286pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0865475164 Buckles explores the 110-mile-long body of water that separates Long Island from Connecticut and New York's mainland., (Order No: 23477 ), $4.00

30. Butler, John V. (The Rev.), CHURCHYARDS OF TRINITY PARISH IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK 1697-1969, Corp. of Trinity Church, New York, (1969), B&W illustrations, 102pp, very good, wraps (softcover), First published in 1948., (Order No: 29835 ), $6.00

31. Carpenter, Frederic V., A SKETCH BOOK OF NEW YORK, Bridgman Publishers, Pelham, NY, (1927), B&W illustrations, 63pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover) light edgewear to boards, From the dust jacket; Mr. Carpenter has created in his own peculiar style of drawing a most interesting and valuable edition as a gift or as a remembrance of our great American city. To the artist and art student there is a vast interest value in studying Mr. Carpenter's technique., (Order No: 51294 ), $12.50

32. Chapman Publishing Company, PORTRAIT AND BIOGRAPHICAL RECORD OF ORANGE COUNTY, NEW YORK: VOLUME 1, 2, AND 3 - THREE VOLUME SET COMPLETE, Heritage Books, Inc., Bowie, MD, (1994), B&W illustrations, 3 vols, 1573pp, very good++, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0788401335 "Containing Portraits and Biographical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens sof the County." Originally published by Chapman Publishing Co. in 1895. This three volume reprint edition is on the shelf and ready to ship., (Order No: 56348 ), $100.00

33. Compiled by the Historians of Ulster County, THE HISTORY OF ULSTER COUNTY WITH EMPHASIS UPON THE LAST 100 YEARS 1883-1983 -- [ULSTER COUNTY, NEW YORK], Ulster County Tercentenary, 1983, B&W illustrations, 468pp, very good++, embossed brown "leatherette" (hardcover), (Order No: 60441 ), $85.00

34. Culbertson, Judi and Randall, Tom, PERMANENT NEW YORKERS: A BIOGRAPHICAL GUIDE TO THE CEMETERIES OF NEW YORK, Chelsea Green Pub. Company, Chelsea, VT, (1987) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 405pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0930031113 The authors travel to Nassau and Suffolk counties on Long Island, and to Westchester and Rockland counties, where movie stars (such as Judy Garland, Joan Crawford), athletes (Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig), Choreographers (George Balanchine), Broadway songwriters (Jerome Kern, Billy Rose), painters (Mark Rothko, Jackson Pollack), composers (Sergei Rachmaninoff, Bela Bartok), and jazz musicians (Tommy Dorsey, Thelonius Monk) abound., (Order No: 43044 ), $27.50

35. Currie-Bell, Ann Hallock, OLD SOUTHOLD TOWN'S TERCENTENARY 1640-1940, Southold Town Ter. Comm., Southold, NY, 1940 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 161pp, very good, tan cloth, teg (hardcover) owner's name, (Order No: 60543 ), $20.00

36. Cutten, George Barton and Cutten, Minnie Warren, THE SILVERSMITHS OF UTICA WITH ILLUSTRATIONS OF THEIR SILVER AND THEIR MARKS, published by the authors, Hamilton, NY, 1936, B&W illustrations, 67pp, good+, silver cloth spine (hardcover) wear to top corners, Limited to 257 copies, signed by the authors. Franklin 4936. Covers period of 1799 to 1850. Scarce. NOTE - paper covered boards with fading as usual., (Order No: 27144 ), $175.00

37. Day, Jared N., URBAN CASTLES: TENEMENT HOUSING AND LANDLORD ACTIVISM IN NEW YORK CITY, 1890-1943, Columbia University Press, New York, (1999), B&W illustrations, 262pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0231114036, (Order No: 61144 ), $8.50

38. Dayton, Abram C., LAST DAYS OF KNICKERBOCKER LIFE IN NEW YORK, George W. Harlan, Publisher], New York, 1882, 275pp, ads, good+, green cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 61210 ), $30.00

39. Dearing, Albin Pasteur, THE ELEGANT INN: THE WALDORF-ASTORIA HOTEL, 1893-1929, Lyle Stuart Inc., Secaucus, NJ, (1986), B&W illustrations, 250pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket, ISBN 0818403764 This is the complete story of the original unique institution that stood on the corner of Fifth Avenue and Thirty-Fourth from 1893 to 1929. It was later moved uptown to make way for the new Empire State Building., (Order No: 20075 ), $14.50

40. Doheny-Farina, Stephen, THE GRID AND THE VILLAGE - LOSING ELECTRICITY, FINDING COMMUNITY, SURVIVING DISASTER, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, (2001) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 210pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0300089775, (Order No: 60291 ), $5.00

41. Doubleday, Russell, LONG ISLAND: AN UNCONVENTIONAL EXCURSION WITH A CAMERA AROUND NEW YORK'S NEIGHBORING ISLE, Doubleday, Doran & Co., New York, 1939 1st ed, B&W ill., 80pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Here are pictures and comment on parks, sports, beaches, industry, trees, flowers, historic houses, flying fields, boulevards, lakes, streams and woods. Here is the ideal book for the reader who wishes to acquaint himself with the rustic beauties of New York's country cousin, and to aid him in exploring one of the most charming playgrounds of the East., (Order No: 35574 ), $15.00

42. Duanesburg Historical Society, DUANESBURG AND PRINCETOWN - IMAGES OF AMERICA - {DUANESBURG AND PRINCETOWN, NEW YORK], Arcadia Publishing Company, Charleston, SC, (2005), B&W illustrations, 128pp, fine, wraps (softcover) - owner's name, ISBN 0738538035, (Order No: 61798 ), $12.50

43. Dunbaugh, Edwin L., THE ERA OF THE JOY LINE: A SAGA OF STEAMBOATING ON LONG ISLAND SOUND, Greenwood Press, Westport, CT, (1982), over 90 B&W ill., 363pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0313228884 The first study of this small steamboat company and its struggle to remain independent. The author examines the corporate background of the Joy Line story, he concentrates on the boats themselves, their personalities and operations., (Order No: 17423 ), $12.50

44. Dunne, Colin; Dunne, John; Griffin, Beth; Levine, Ted M.; Russell, Robin; and, Weiss, Arlene, RYE IN THE TWENTIES, Arno Press, New York, 1978, B&W illustrations, unpaginated, very good++, brown cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0405091419 A permanent souvenir of a wonderful time that saluted and celebrated a wonderful time. A look at the town and its people, and the Amusement Park., (Order No: 40842 ), $25.00

45. Edmonds, Walter D., THE FIRST HUNDRED YEARS, 1848-1948: 1848 ONEIDA COMMUNITY, 1880 ONEIDA COMMUNITY, LIMITED, 1935 ONEIDA LTD., Oneida Ltd., New York, (1948), photos by Samuel Chamberlain, 75pp, ill., good, blue boards (hardcover), (Order No: 32958 ), $10.00

46. Eurich, Robert C. and Shields, Carole (researched and written by), AN EDUCATIONAL GUIDE TO HILL-HOLD (HILL HOLD): AN HISTORIC FARM, ROUTE 416, CAMPBELL HALL, ORANGE COUNTY, NEW YORK, Orange Cty Dept of Parks, Montgomery, NY, (1980), B&W illustrations, 66pp, very good, wraps (softcover), Hill-Hold, the stone farmhouse built in 1769 by Thomas Bull., (Order No: 40390 ), $20.00

47. Fausser, William W., THE BROOKLYN AND ROCKAWAY BEACH RAILROAD - THE CANARSIE RAILROAD, published by the author, Mineola, NY, (1976), B&W illustrations, 64pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 41684 ), $50.00

48. Finch, Roy G., THE STORY OF THE NEW YORK STATE CANALS - HISTORICAL AND COMMERCIAL INFORMATION, n.p., n.p., c1980s reprint, 23pp, fine, wraps (softcover), A fascinating concise history., (Order No: 48416 ), $8.00

49. Flick, Alexander C. (introduction by) - prepared by the Division of Archives and History, THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION IN NEW YORK - ITS POLITICAL, SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC SIGNIFICANCE, Univ. of State of New York, Albany, NY, 1926, B&W illustrations, 371pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover) EX-LIB with minimal marks, "For General Use as Part of the Program of the Executive Committee on the One Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary of the American Revoluion.", (Order No: 57385 ), $15.00

50. Foner, Nancy (edited by), NEW IMMIGRANTS IN NEW YORK, Columbia University Press, New York, (1987), 318pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0231061315 Pioneer work looking at the link between migration analysis and urban studies., (Order No: 52158 ), $5.00

51. Fox, Dixon Ryan, YANKEES AND YORKERS, Greenwood Press, Publishers, Westport, CT, (1979), fold-out map, 237pp, very good+, orange/red cloth (hardcover), ISBN 083715720X, (Order No: 61302 ), $15.00

52. Fried, Marc B., TALES FROM THE SHAWANGUNK MOUNTAINS: A NATURALIST'S MUSINGS, A BUSHWHACKER'S GUIDE, Adirondack Mountain Club, Glens Falls, NY, (1981), B&W illustrations, 104pp, very good+, maroon cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0935272178 What follows in this little book is a description of the Shawangunk Mountain wilderness, of some of the regions at its fringe, and of some encounters with the wind and clouds, with the birds, beasts, and other inhabitants of the mountain., (Order No: 49726 ), $35.00

53. Fried, Marc B., THE EARLY HISTORY OF KINGSTON & ULSTER COUNTY, N.Y., Ulster County Hist. Society, Marbletown, Kingston, NY, (1975), 206pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0890620059, (Order No: 61693 ), $27.50

54. Gayle, Margot (text by); Gillon, Edmund V. (photographs by), CAST- IRON ARCHITECTURE IN NEW YORK - A PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDY, Dover Publications, Inc., New York, (1974), B&W illustrations, 190pp, good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0486229807, (Order No: 59119 ), $12.50

55. Gekle, William F., THE HACKETTS AND THE ROOSEVELTS AND OTHER RIVER FAMILIES, Cunneen-Hackett Trust, Poughkeepsie, NY, 1984, B&W illustrations, 104pp, very good++, wraps (softcover) owner's name, "An Informal History of the Relationship between a firm of Country Lawyers and their Aristocratic Clients." This is a book about the Hacketts and their clients, and the time (1800s) in which they lived. Their work and their words directed the writing of a little-known part of the history of "the Dutchess's County", New York., (Order No: 9320 ), $7.50

56. Gilchrist, Helen Ives, FORT TICONDEROGA IN HISTORY, Fort Ticonderoga Museum, Fort Ticonderoga, NY, n.c. c1920s, B&W illustrations, 101pp, very good, wraps (softcover), A great history of this important iconic landmark. Chapters include: Champlain and the Iroquois; French and Indian War to 1758; French and Indian Wars 1759; A Time of Peach, and the Revolution; The Pell Family., (Order No: 60721 ), $8.00

57. Gilder, Rodman, THE BATTERY, Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston, MA, 1936, B&W illustrations, 304pp, good+, red cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, "The story of the adventurers, artists, statesmen, grafters, songsters, mariners, pirates, guzzlers, Indians, thieves, stuffed-shirts, turn-coats, millionaires, inventors, bootlicks, nobles, nonentities, burghers, martyrs, and murderers who played their parts during full four centuries on Manhattan Island's tip.", (Order No: 5068 ), $10.00

58. Glickman, Toby and Glickman, Gene, THE NEW YORK RED PAGES: A RADICAL TOURIST GUIDE, Praeger, New York, (1984), B&W illustrations, 156pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0030697840 Takes visitors through the streets of lower Manhattan (from the Battery to 14th Street) in a series of 15 walking tours, pointing out murals, statues, buildings, parks and other sites that have played a part in the Progressive and Radical movements of the lastd 300-odd years., (Order No: 56910 ), $30.00

59. Gordon, John and Hills, L. Rust (edited by), NEW YORK, NEW YORK: THE CITY AS SEEN BY MASTERS OF ART AND LITERATURE, Shorecrest, Inc., New York, (1965), B&W ill., 404pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Some of the 27 authors and 78 artists represented in NEW YORK, NEW YORK; Washington Irving, Walt Whitman, Herman Melville, Henry James, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Thomas Wolfe, Katherine Anne Porter, Bernard Malamud, John Ciardi, James Baldwin, Winslow Homer, George Bellows, Joseph Stella, John Marin, Reginald Marsh, Stuart Davis, Ben Shahn, Edward Hopper, Piet Mondrian, Mark Tobey, and Franz Kline., (Order No: 34519 ), $12.50

60. Hall, Edward Hagaman, THE HUDSON-FULTON CELEBRATION 1909 -- VOLUME I AND VOLUME II -- TWO VOLUME SET COMPLETE, J. B. Lyon Company, Albany, NY, 1910, B&W illustrations, plans, 2 vols, 1421pp, very good, gray cloth (hardcover) light rubbing cloth, tight set, "The Fourth Annual Report of the Hudson-Fulton Celebration Commission to the Legislature of the State of New York. Transmitted to the Legislature May twentiety, nineteen ten.", (Order No: 61478 ), $65.00

61. Hansen, Harry, SCARSDALE: FROM COLONIAL MANOR TO MODERN COMMUNITY, Harper & Brothers, New York, (1954) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 340pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) closed tear on jacket, "Located in the heart of Westchester County, nineteen miles north of New York's Grand Central Terminal, Scarsdale is an incorporated village of 14,000...", (Order No: 28988 ), $12.50

62. Hanson, Willis T., A HISTORY OF ST. GEORGE'S CHURCH IN THE CITY OF SCHENECTADY: VOLUME I AND VOLUME II (TWO VOLUME SET COMPLETE), Privately Printed, Schenetady, NY, 1919 1st ed, sepia toned illustrations, very good, brown cloth spine (hardcover), A very nice clean and tight set. Volume I, 187pp; and, Volume II, 212p, (Order No: 60458 ), $40.00

63. Harp, Peter H., A HISTORY OF NEW PALTZ, NEW YORK - HORSE AND BUGGY DAYS, 1994, 85pp, fine, wraps (softcover), "This is a collection of articles by Peter H. Harp dating back to the original publication compiled by William Heidgerd in 1969, and augmented by articles written up to the present time.", (Order No: 61702 ), $12.50

64. Harrington, Virginia D., THE NEW YORK MERCHANT ON THE EVE OF THE REVOLUTION, Peter Smith, Gloucester, MA, 1964, 389pp, very good+, light reddish cloth (hardcover), Originally published in 1935. An excellent picture of a group of sendentary merchants and their business organization and activities, based largely on business records. Shows strength and weakness of sedentary merchant; place of the merchant in provincial life, organization and conduct of business; investment of merchant's surplus; trade and business, overseas and with continental colonies; government and business; war-time prosperity; business on the eve of the Revolution. Larson 607., (Order No: 3868 ), $40.00

65. Hart, Alan, DEAR OLD SCOTIA - [SCOTIA, NEW YORK], Old Dorp Books, Scotia, NY, 2004 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 243pp, fine, wraps (softcover) - owner's name, ISBN 0932035175, (Order No: 61740 ), $15.00

66. Hart, Larry, TALES OF OLD SCHENECTADY - VOLUME II: THE CHANGING SCENE - [SCHENECTADY, NEW YORK], Old Dorp Books, Scotia, NY, (1977) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 219pp, fine, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 60443 ), $10.00

67. Hart, Larry, THE BEST OF OLD DORP - BOOK ONE - [SCHENECTADY, NEW YORK], Old Dorp Books, Scotia, NY, (1986), B&W illustrations, 284pp, very good, wraps (softcover) signed by the author, ISBN 0932035108, (Order No: 60444 ), $14.50

68. Hart, Larry, THIS I REMEMBER ... GROWING UP IN SCHENECTADY -- [SCHENECTADY, NEW YORK], Old Dorp Books, Scotia, NY, (1994) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 168pp, very good, wraps (softcover) signed, small crease front cover, ISBN 0932035159, (Order No: 60445 ), $15.00

69. Hart, Larry, SCHENECTADY'S GOLDEN ERA 1880-1930 - THIRD AND REVISED EDITION [SCHENECTADY, NEW YORK], Old Dorp Books, Scotia, NY, (1976) 3rd ptg, B&W illustrations, 307pp, very good, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 61703 ), $12.50

70. Hart, Larry, PICTURES FROM THE PAST - A SCHENECTADY ALBUM -- [SCHENECTADY, NEW YORK], Old Dorp Books, Scotia, NY, (1992) 1st ed, sepia toned illustrations, 159pp, fine, wraps (softcover) inscribed by the author, ISBN 0932035132, (Order No: 61741 ), $20.00

71. Haswell, Chas. H., REMINISCENCES OF NEW YORK BY AN OCTOGENARIAN (1816 TO 1860), Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York, (1896), B&W illustrations, 581pp, good, orange cloth (hardcover) light soiling to cloth, Detailed year by year history and recollections of mayors and events., (Order No: 56760 ), $70.00

72. Heckscher, August, ALIVE IN THE CITY: MEMOIR OF AN EX-COMMISSIONER, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, (1974), 294pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0684137089 As New York City Parks Commissioner for six years in the administration of John Lindsay, it was August Hecksher's job to make the city more enjoyable. A thoughtful consideration of the complex, contradictory, and essential recreational needs of a great urban center as one man tried to fulfill and balance them., (Order No: 28100 ), $7.00

73. Heckscher, August (with Phyllis Robinson), WHEN LAGUARDIA WAS MAYOR: NEW YORK'S LEGENDARY YEARS, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, (1978) 1st ed, B&W ill., 448pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0393075346, (Order No: 35383 ), $10.00

74. Heidgerd, Ruth P. (edited by), ULSTER COUNTY IN THE REVOLUTION (A GUIDE TO THOSE WHO SERVED), Huguenot Historical Society, New Paltz, NY, 1977, 297pp, fine, red cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 61696 ), $65.00

75. Helm, H. G., A REPORT ON ONE HUNDRED YEARS - GLENS FALLS INSURANCE COMPANY, Glens Falls Insurance Co., Glens Falls, NY, (1949), B&W illustrations, 56pp, very good, maroon cloth (hardcover), History of the first 100 years of the insurance company founded by the Reverend R. M. Little., (Order No: 51058 ), $10.00

76. Hill, Henry Wayland, THE CHAMPLAIN TERCENTENARY 1909 - FIRST REPORT OF THE NEW YORK LAKE CHAMPLAIN TERCENTENARY COMMISSION - SECOND EDITION, J. B. Lyon Company Printer, Albany, NY, 1913 2nd ed, B&W illustrations, 534pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover) tight copy, Water stain to top corner of first 31 pages., (Order No: 41608 ), $15.00

77. Hill, Ralph Nading (epilogue by Arthur Cohn), LAKE CHAMPLAIN: KEY TO LIBERTY, The Countryman Press, Woodstock, VT, (1976), B&W and color illustrations, 296pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0881500747 A comprehensive account of the well-preserved, thriving thoroughfare of history, trade, travel and recreation of Lake Champlain., (Order No: 14996 ), $6.00

78. Homberger, Eric, SCENES FROM THE LIFE OF A CITY: CORRUPTION AND CONSCIENCE IN OLD NEW YORK, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 1994, B&W illustrations, 358pp, very good++, wraps (softcover) owner's name, ISBN 0300068824 This vividly written book depicts life in mid-19th-century New York - a city glittering and glamourous yet also troubled with political corruption, santiation problmes, and a growing gulf between rich and poor., (Order No: 55352 ), $5.00

79. Horowitz, Irving Louis, DAYDREAMS AND NIGHTMARES: REFLECTIONS ON A HARLEM CHILDHOOD, Univ. Press of Mississippi, Jackson, MS, (1990) 1st ptg, B&W ill., 116pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover) small nic bot spine, ISBN 0878054286 Here is an astonishing and candidly written memoir of one of America's premier social scientists. He recounts the intensely personal story of his tormented youth in a ghetto within a ghetto., (Order No: 35543 ), $10.00

80. Humphrey, Robert E., CHILDREN OF FANTASY: THE FIRST REBELS OF GREENWICH VILLAGE, John Wiley & Sons, New York, (1978) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 267pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0471421006 In the years before the First World War, Greenwich Village became a gathering place for men and women who wished to express and act out their revolt against social conformity and middle-class culture. This book presents an intimate study of bohemian life in Greenwich Village during the early years of the twentieth century., (Order No: 37036 ), $40.00

81. Hutchins, Mason C. (edited by), THE NEW YORK RED BOOK 1940 - AN ILLUSTRATED STATE MANUAL, J. B. Lyon Company, Albany, NY, 1940, B&W illustrations, 636pp, good, decorated red cloth (hardcover) light fray bottom of spine, Information on the State Government; Portraits and Biographies of the State Officials; National Political Platforms; Portraits of National Candidates; Preliminary Figures From the Census of 1940; Important Bills Signed and Vetoed by the Governor; and, Measures Defeated by the Legislature., (Order No: 34828 ), $25.00

82. Irwin, J. A., HYDROTHERAPY AT SARATOGA - A TREATISE ON NATURAL MINERAL WATERS, Cassell Publishing Company, New York, (1892), 270pp, good+, blue cloth (hardcover) nice clean, bright and tight copy, Inscribed on the title page, "With the Author's Comp. to Dr. McEwin." Contents include: Saratoga; The Origin of Mineral Waters; Geological Conditions at Saratoga; Classification and Analysis; Component Parts of the Saratoga Waters; Metabolism, and Alternative Effects; Balneology, or the Science of Bathing; Therapeutic Applicability and Dietetics; A Practical Division of Saratoga Waters; General Precepts; Nosology; and, Bottled, recharged and artificial mineral waters. An interesting look at the 19th century custom of "taking the waters.", (Order No: 47173 ), $125.00

83. Keefer, Donald A. (transcribed by); and, Kelly, Arthur C. M. (compiled by), BAPTISM RECORD OF SCHENECTADY REFORMED CHURCH: SCHENECTADY, NEW YORK 1694-1811 - [SCHENECTADY REFORMED CHURCH BAPTISMS], Arthur C. M. Kelly, Rhinebeck, NY, (1987), 539pp, fine, gray cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 61698 ), $100.00

84. Keller, Allan, LIFE ALONG THE HUDSON, Sleepy Hollow Restorations, Tarrytown, NY, (1976) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 272pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0912882212 The story of this majestic river and of the life along its banks for over three centuries., (Order No: 51149 ), $4.00

85. King, Robert N.; Austin, John D.; Buffington, Susan E.; Fisher, Arthur S.; King, Florence M.; McAndrew, Elizabeth S.; et al, BRIDGING THE YEARS: GLENS FALLS, NEW YORK, 1763-1978, Glens Falls Historical Assn, Glens Falls, NY, (1978), B&W illustrations, 238pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) small chip on dustjacket, Contents include: Our Bridges; Under the Hill; Downtown; and, All Around the Town., (Order No: 48636 ), $20.00

86. Klein, Milton M. (foreword by Sidney I. Pomerantz), THE POLITICS OF DIVERSITY - ESSAYS IN THE HISTORY OF COLONIAL NEW YORK, Kennikat Press, Port Washington, NY, 1974, 220pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0804690812 A reappraisal and interpretation of the historical importance of Colonial New York in eight essays in four parts: The Politics of Aristocracy and Democracy; Culture and Politics; Law and Politics; and, The New York Tradition., (Order No: 41258 ), $30.00

87. Ladies Society of The South Amenia Presyterian Church (compiled by), A BOOK OF FAVORITE RECIPES - SOUTH AMENIA COOKBOOK - AMENIA, NEW YORK, Circulation Service, Shawnee Mission, KS, 1976, 91pp, fine, wraps (softcover) spiral bound, (Order No: 42245 ), $10.00

88. Lake Champlain Tercentenary Commission, THE TERCENTENARY CELEBRATION OF THE DISCOVERY OF LAKE CHAMPLAIN AND VERMONT, Lake Champlain Ter. Comm., of Vermont, 1910, B&W illustrations, 176pp, very good, limptan cloth (hardcover), History of the commission and the various celebrations held., (Order No: 52528 ), $75.00

89. Lamont, Thomas W. (president), ANNUAL OF THE UNIVERSITY CLUB - SIXTY-EIGHTH YEAR 1932-1933, University Club, New York, 1932, 175pp, good+, olive green cloth (hardcover), Club House located at One West Fifty-Fourth Street, New York City., (Order No: 56203 ), $7.50

90. Levenson, Dorothy, MONTEFIORE: THE HOSPITAL AS SOCIAL INSTRUMENT, 1884-1984, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, New York, (1984) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 338pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0374212287 This bookseller's grandfather, Ernest, was Medical Director of the Montefiore Hospital from 1920-28., (Order No: 4618 ), $7.50

91. Lewis, O. F., THE DEVELOPMENT OF AMERICAN PRISONS AND PRISON CUSTOMS 1776-1845, Prison Association of NY, (1922) 1st ed, 350pp, good+, olive green cloth (hardcover), "With Special Reference to Early Institutions in the State of New York." The uncommon first edition., (Order No: 51666 ), $125.00

92. Liscum, Judith C. (and students), CANTON: THE TOWN FRIENDLINESS BUILT, published by the authors, Canton, NY, 1986, B&W illustrations, 100pp, good, wraps (softcover), The history of Canton, by a teacher and her students as a class project., (Order No: 41615 ), $20.00

93. Lockwood, Charles, MANHATTAN MOVES UPTOWN: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY, Houghton Mifflin Compandy, Boston, MA, 1976 1st ptg, 115 B&W ill., 343pp, good+ w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0395246741 Prints, photos, and text about the frantic and inexorable growth of the world's most powerful island from its southern tip north toward Harlem, 1783-1900. First published in 1976., (Order No: 11174 ), $7.00

94. Lossing, Benson J., THE EMPIRE STATE: A COMPENDIOUS HISTORY OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF NEW YORK, American Publishing Company, Hartford, CT, 1888, 335 B&W ill., 618pp, very good++, brown cloth (hardcover) EXCEPTIONALLY NICE COPY!!!, The volume contains a brief history of the powerful barbarian republic found by Europeans within the boundaries of the (present) State of New York; a narrative of the explorations, emigrations, and settlements of the Dutch, Swedes, and English in New Netherland; of the Indian wars and desolations; an account of the religions, social, and political organizations under Dutch rule; of the patroon and manorial estates planted along the tide-water region of the Hudson River; of the seizure and occupation of the domain by the English; the organization of the State government in 1777; its political, social, and military history as an independent State; its part in the drama of the War of 1812-15; the various changes in its constitution; its canals and railways; its agriculture, manufactures, and commerce; its literature, and its marvellous growth in population, wealth, and refinement, with biographical sketches of some of the most prominent actors in public life, from Stuyvesant to Tilden., (Order No: 35143 ), $165.00

95. Lossing, Benson J., VASSAR COLLEGE AND ITS FOUNDER, C. A. Alvord Printer, New York, 1867, B&W engravings, 175pp, good+, original decorated green cloth (hardcover) see note, Wonderful illustrations of Vassar College and its New York surrounds (lacking portrait of Matthew Vassar), and a fascinating history. We had this copy rebacked with the original spine laid back on, new endpapers installed. Very light wear to the corners, but a very clean and tight copy., (Order No: 37199 ), $95.00

96. Lubov, Don, SUFFOLK ILLUSTRATED: A SCENIC VIEW OF SUFFOLK COUNTY - INK DRAWINGS OF LONG ISLAND'S SUFFOLK COUNTY -- [NEW YORK], Lindon Publications, Southold, NY, (1984), B&W illustrations, unpaginated, very good++, spiral bound wraps (softcover), ISBN 093982003X, (Order No: 51079 ), $25.00

97. Lynch, Denis Tilden, "BOSS" TWEED: THE STORY OF A GRIM GENERATION, Boni and Liveright, New York, 1927 3rd ptg, 15 B&W ill., 433pp, good+, tan cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), (Order No: 18286 ), $7.50

98. Marshall, Ian, STORY LINE: EXPLORING THE LITERATURE OF THE APPLACHIAN TRAIL, Univ. Press of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, (1998), 284pp, fine, green cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), ISBN 0813917972 A guide to the literary history and geography of the Appalachian Trail and an exploration into the theory and practice of "ecocriticim"--the emerging field of literary scholarship informed by ecological awareness., (Order No: 43749 ), $20.00

99. Martinsen, Virginia C., THE COMPLETE NORTH FORK AND SHELTER ISLAND, N.Y. GUIDEBOOK: 1992 EDITION, Fall Free Publications, Mattituck, NY, (1992), B&W illustrations, 240pp, very good++, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 39918 ), $15.00

100. McClelland, Ralph A. (chairman); Bause, Florence A. (clerk), PROCEEDINGS OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - SESSION OF 1939, Artcraft Press, White Plains, NY, 1939, 1196pp, index, good, brown cloth (hardcover) some spotting to rear board, "Together with Proceedings of Monthly Meetings Held June 5th, July 10th, August 7th, September 11th, October 2nd, November 6th.", (Order No: 55783 ), $30.00

101. McDonald, Douglas (with the assistance of Betty J. Bernstein), THE PRICE OF PUNISHMENT: PUBLIC SPENDING FOR CORRECTIONS IN NEW YORK, Westview Press, Boulder, CO, (1980), B&W tables and figures, 160pp, very good, rust color cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0891589120 This study presents a comprehensive description and analysis of how much money was actually spent in New York in 1977-1978, at all levels of government, for each of the control systems that incarcerate or supervise criminal offenders/defendants., (Order No: 38664 ), $35.00

102. McGreevy, Patrick V., IMAGINING NIAGARA: THE MEANING AND MAKING OF NIAGARA FALLS, Univ. of Massachusetts Press, Amherst, MA, (1994), 17 B&W illustrations, 193pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0870239163 This book focuses on four interlocking themes that recur time and again in descriptions of the falls: Niagara as a thing imagined form afar, as a metaphor for death, as an embodiment of nature, and as a focus of future events., (Order No: 22603 ), $18.50

103. McKelvey, Blake, ROCHESTER: A BRIEF HISTORY -- ROCHESTER, NEW YORK, The Edwin Mellen Press, Lewiston, New York, (1984), B&W illustrations, 97pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover) EX-LIB, ISBN 0889460264 Contents include: Origins; America's First Boom Town; The Flour City; The Flower City; The People's City - 1890-1910; George Eastman's Town - 1910-1929; No City Is An Island - 1929-1945; Metropolitan Emergence - 1946-1965; A Grass-Roots Metropolis - 1965-1984. --- EX-LIB No External Marks., (Order No: 45314 ), $27.50

104. McLaughlin, Edward J., AROUND THE WATERING TROUGH: A HISTORY OF WASHINGTONVILLE, N. Y., Washington Centennial Cele., Washington, NY, (1994), B&W illustrations, 232pp, very good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover) author signed, "For two hundred and sixty-three years the fertile bottom lands beside the Moodna Creek has nurtured a community we know as Washingtonville. Its story is included within these pages from its birth on the hunting lands of friendly native Americans to its becoming a bedroom community to more than five thousand modern settlers.", (Order No: 55004 ), $150.00

105. Ment, David, THE SHAPING OF A CITY: A BRIEF HISTORY OF BROOKLYN [BROOKLYN, NEW YORK], Brooklyn Educ & Cultural All, Brooklyn, NY, (1979), B&W illustrations, 103pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0933250037 Contents include: Exploration and Colonization; Colonial and Revolutionary Brooklyn, 1664-1800; Early Urban Brooklyn, 1800-1834; The Growing City, 1834-1865; The Maturing City, 1865-1898; The New Borough, 1898-1940; Modern Brooklyn, 194e0-1978; notes and bibliography., (Order No: 55288 ), $40.00

106. Merkling, Frank (et al), THE GOLDEN HORSESHOE: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE METROPOLITAN OPERA HOUSE, The Viking Press, New York, (1965), B&W and color illustrations, 319pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 5149 ), $7.50

107. Millstein, Gilbert (text by); photographs by Bernard Hermann, NEW YORK, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York, (1977), 186 color ill., 159pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 081091350X An affectionate and intimate text by New York newsman/novelist Gilbert Millstein and brilliant all-color photographs by Bernard Hermann portray the vastness and diversity of the Big Apple., (Order No: 20106 ), $12.50

108. Mitgang, Herbert, ONCE UPON A TIME IN NEW YORK: JIMMY WALKER, FRANKLIN ROOSEVELT, AND THE LAST GREAT BATTLE OF THE JAZZ AGE, The Free Press, New York, (2000) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 259pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0684855798 A sparkling account of the battle between Governor Roosevelt and Tammany Hall., (Order No: 32287 ), $7.00

109. Mohl, Raymond A., POVERTY IN NEW YORK, 1783-1825, Oxford University Press, New York, 1971, B&W tables and maps, 318pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0195013670 From a variety of original sources--almshouse records, newspaper accounts, state and local poor laws, and the minutes of philanthropic organizations--the author is able to bring into view, in very human terms, the underside of existence in pre-industrial New York., (Order No: 33616 ), $12.50

110. Moravian Historical Society, A MEMORIAL OF THE DEDICATION OF MONUMENTS ERECTED BY THE MORAVIAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY ..., C. B. Richardson, New York, 1860, B&W illustrations, 185pp, very good, brown cloth (hardcover), A MEMORIAL OF THE DEDICATION OF MONUMENTS ERECTED BY THE MORAVIAN SOCIETY, TO MARK THE SITES OF ANCIENT MISSIONARY STATIONS IN NEW YORK AND CONNECTICUT. The following pages contain an account of the dedication of two monuments, lately erected by the Moravian Historical Society, on the sites of once flourishing Moravian mission stations, among the "New England Indians," in New York and Connecticut., (Order No: 54326 ), $45.00

111. Morris, Jeffrey B. (foreword by Michael A. Cardozo), "MAKING SURE WE ARE TRUE TO OUR FOUNDERS": THE ASSOCIATION OF THE BAR OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK, 1970-95, Fordham University Press, New York, 1997, B&W illustrations, 185pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0823217388 Writing a sequel to George Martin's centennial history of the Association of the Bar, Jeffrey B. Morris has told the remarkable story of the Association during the first twenty-five years of its second century., (Order No: 30901 ), $17.50

112. Murphy, Wm. D., BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF THE STATE OFFICERS AND MEMBERS OF THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK IN 1862 AND '63, Printed for the Author, Albany, NY, 1863 1st ed, 437pp, very good, brown cloth (hardcover) light fade/wear to cloth, (Order No: 60450 ), $25.00

113. Noyes, Pierrepont, MY FATHER'S HOUSE: AN ONEIDA BOYHOOD, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York, (1965), B&W ill., 312pp, very good w/lightly edgeworn dustjacket, The story of the Oneida Community., (Order No: 32354 ), $15.00

114. Peel, Roy V., THE POLITICAL CLUBS OF NEW YORK CITY, Ira J. Friedman, Inc., Long Island, NY, (1968), B&W illustrations, 360pp, very good, gray cloth (hardcover), First published in 1935. A study of political clubs., (Order No: 49182 ), $10.00

115. Petrash, Antonia, MORE THAN PETTICOATS: REMARKABLE NEW YORK WOMEN, TwoDot, Guilford, CT, (2002) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 175pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0762712236 Chronicles the accomplishments of twelve New York women whose lives made a profound and lasting mark in the history of the Empire State., (Order No: 40191 ), $6.00

116. Phillips, Sandra S. and Weintraub, Linda (compiled and edited by), CHARMED PLACES: HUDSON RIVER ARTISTS AND THEIR HOUSES, STUDIOS, AND VISTAS, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York, (1988), 184 ill., inc. 99 color plts, 160pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0810910411 Published by The Edith C. Blum Institute, Bard College and The Vassar Colle ge Art Library for an exhibition held 1988 to 1989 at: Bard College, Vassar College Art Gallery, Albany Institute of History and Art, The Queens Museum, and finally at The Hudson River Museum in Yonkers, New York. This book presents the artists of the Hudson River School in an intriguing new light. Long regarded as devotees of untamed nature, these famed painters - Thomas Cole, Albert Bierstadt, Frederic E. Church, and Asher B. Durand among them - are shown to have been equally interested in their own enviroment. The five experts' essays provide new insights into how the same aesthetic considerations that shaped the artist's paintings held true for their planned enviroment. These essays include: The Hudson Sits for Its Portrait: 1821-1902; Landscape Architecture and the Hudson River Valley: The Juncture of Nature and Technology; The Painted Environment; Documents of the Personal Landscape; The Artist's House and Studio in the Nineteenth-Century Hudson Valley. These are followed by a catalogue of plates; notes; brief chronology; and selected bibliography., (Order No: 15436 ), $50.00

117. Pilat, Oliver and Ranson, Jo, SODOM BY THE SEA - AN AFFECTIONATE HISTORY OF CONEY ISLAND, Garden City Publishing Co., New York, (1943), B&W illustrations, 334pp, good+ w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), No punches held back in this first full-length history of New York's Barbary Coast. I have have my own copy of this fascinating book for almost 20 years, and this is the first time I have had another copy to sell. Uncommon., (Order No: 58966 ), $60.00

118. Pirsson, John W., THE DUTCH GRANTS, HARLEM PATENTS AND TIDAL CREEKS ..., L. K. Strouse & Co., New York, 1889, map, 200pp, good+, brown cloth (hardcover), "The Law Applicable to those Subjects Examined and Stated in Connection with the Titles to: THE MCGOWN MARSHES, (or the Meadows in the Bay of Hell Gate0, THE HARLEM MILL CREEK, THE HARLEM MILL POND, MONTAGNE'S POINT, MONTAGNE'S FLAT and VAN KEULEN'S HOOK., With and Appendix containing copies of: Ancient Dutch Deeds and Records, Translated from the Originals and Authenticated by James Riker, Esq. This book comes from the legal investigations made by the writer for his own information and use in his law practice in New York. Internally a nice clean and tight copy., (Order No: 51664 ), $300.00

119. Puckhaber, Bernhard C., SARATOGAS - A HISTORY OF THE SPRINGS, MINERAL WATER BOTTLES WHICH ARE KNOWN AS "SARATOGAS" ..., published by the author, Ballston Spa, NY, 1976, B&W illustrations, 91pp, very good+, wraps (softcover) inscribed by the author, "... BOTTLING PLANTS AND GLASS WORKS OF SARATOGA COUNTY, NEW YORK, FROM 1823 TO 1889.", (Order No: 61016 ), $40.00

120. Rattray, Everett T. (illustrations by Peter Dohanos), THE SOUTH FORK: THE LAND AND THE PEOPLE OF EASTERN LONG ISLAND, Random House, New York, (1979) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 228pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover) review material, ISBN 0394418603 A memorable portrait of South Fork, an island of Long Island, cut off from the rest by the Shinnecock Canal. The author fleshes out the history found in books with the stories he remembers from his grandmother, grandaunts and granduncles, and from his mother, who was an expert in local lore, adding vivid anecdotes from his own growing-up on the South Fork thirty years ago. REVIEW PRESS RELEASE AND PHOTO LAID IN., (Order No: 14610 ), $5.00

121. Rawls, Walton H. (edited by), THE CENTURY BOOK OF THE LONG ISLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY, Long Island Historical Soc., New York, (1964), B&W illustrations, 206pp, fine, brown cloth spine (hardcover) in very good slipcase, (Order No: 49499 ), $7.50

122. Reed, Henry Hope and Duckworth, Sophia, CENTRAL PARK: A HISTORY AND A GUIDE - SECOND EDITION, REVISED, Clarkson N. Potter, Inc., New York, (1972) rev ed, 37 B&W ill., 8 B&W maps, 166pp, very good++, wraps (softcover), Here is the story of America's most influential park from its design by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux to the present day when it is once again being recognized as an artistic achievement of the highest order., (Order No: 34269 ), $6.00

123. Reed, John, THE HUDSON RIVER VALLEY, Bonanza Books, New York, (1960), B&W illustrations, 239pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Over 275 photographs and the course of history on America's most romantic river., (Order No: 31355 ), $5.00

124. Reid, Edwin A., ADIRONDACK REIDINGS VI - CAMPS AND CRITTERS, Reid Publications, Adirondack, NY, (1996) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 120pp, very good+, wraps (softcover) signed by the author, ISBN 1890072060 A collection of camping stories in the Adirondacks., (Order No: 50208 ), $15.00

125. Reische, Diana, OF COLONISTS AND COMMUTERS: A HISTORY OF SCARSDALE, Junior League of Scarsdale, Scarsdale, NY, (1976), B&W illustrations, 164pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), Written for young people, this book highlights people-the war heroes, the developers, the women who ran the prize-winning newspaper, the men who invented platform tennis, those who designed the Bronx River Parkway, and many others., (Order No: 11879 ), $9.00

126. Rice, Norman S. (preface and text by); McKinney, Laurence (foreword by); Hamilton, Milton, W. (introduction by), NEW YORK FURNITURE BEFORE 1840 IN THE COLLECTION OF THE ALBANY INSTITUTE OF HISTORY AND ART, Albany Inst. History and Art, Albany, NY, (1962), sepia toned illustrations, 64pp, very good, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 48284 ), $30.00

127. Roberts, Rhys (introduction by), PEOPLE AND PLACES: FAYETTEVILLE, MANLIUS, MINOA AND NEIGHBORS - VOLUME II -- [NEW YORK], Manlius Historical Society, Manlius, NY, 1991, B&W illustrations, 185pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 155787090X, (Order No: 60602 ), $10.00

128. Robertson, Constance Noyes, ONEIDA COMMUNITY PROFILES, Syracuse University Press, Syracuse, NY, 1977, B&W illustrations, 146pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0815601409 This book tells a private story of upstate New York's Oneida Community, and provides an intimate view of the early years, based on personal letters never intended for publication that Mrs. Robertson discovered recently., (Order No: 13176 ), $8.00

129. Robinson, NEW YORK, Funk & Wagnalls, New York, (1967), B&W and color drawings, unpaginated, good+, pictorial boards (hardcover), Robinson first saw New York in 1964, and fell wildly in love with the city. These architectural drawings are portrayed with the insight and compassion and humor of the master - the New York everyone who has seen the colossus on the Hudson, comes to understand and feel., (Order No: 36895 ), $30.00

130. Rock, Howard B. (edited by), THE NEW YORK CITY ARTISAN, 1789-1825: A DOCUMENTARY HISTORY, State Univ. of New York Pr., Albany, NY, (1989) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 273pp, fine, pictorial boards (hardcover), ISBN 0791400964 This is the first collection of primary sources by and about artisans in the early national era., (Order No: 30749 ), $8.50

131. Rogers, A. Glenn, FORGOTTEN STORIES OF THE FINGER LAKES: DRAMATIC TALES OF FACT AND LEGEND, Ontario County Hist. Soc., Canandaigua, NY, (1990) 3rd ptg, 138pp, fine, wraps (softcover) faint crease corner of front cover, ISBN 094119809X, (Order No: 60603 ), $10.00

132. Root, Elihu; and Seymour, Horatio, DOCUMENTARY HISTORY OF HAMILTON COLLEGE, Published by the College, Clinton, NY, 1922, 292pp, very good+, blue cloth (hardcover), Contents include: The Centenary of Hamilton College, by Elihu Root; Documents illustrating the History of the College; Address at the Dedication of the Kirkland Monument, by Horatio Seymour; and, Address at the Unveiling of the Statue of Alexander Hamilton, by Elihu Root., (Order No: 39988 ), $65.00

133. Santvoord, C. Van, THE ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTIETH REGIMENT NEW YORK STATE VOLUNTEERS: A NARRATIVE OF ITS SERVICES IN THE WAR FOR THE UNION, Hope Farm Press, Saugerties, NY, 1997, 328pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0910746559 First published in 1894., (Order No: 61690 ), $22.50

134. Schaefer, Vincent J. (preface by Thomas Lanni), DUTCH BARNS OF NEW YORK: AN INTRODUCTION, Purple Mountain Press, Fleischmanns, NY, (1994), B&W illustrations, 80pp, very good++, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0935796509, (Order No: 60808 ), $100.00

135. Schecter, Barnet, THE BATTLE FOR NEW YORK: THE CITY AT THE HEART OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION, Jonathan Cape, London, (2003) 1st ptg, 454pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0224069659, (Order No: 61267 ), $14.50

136. Schenectady County Historical Society, ROTTERDAM - IMAGES OF AMERICA -- [ROTTERDAM, NEW YORK], Arcadia Publishing, Charleston, SC, (2004), B&W illustrations, 128pp, fine, wraps (softcover) owner's name, ISBN 0738536547, (Order No: 60822 ), $20.00

137. Schenectady County Historical Society, GLENVILLE - IMAGES OF AMERICA - [GLENVILLE, NEW YORK], Arcadia Publishing Company, Charleston, SC, (2005), B&W illustrations, 128pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0738538795, (Order No: 61739 ), $10.00

138. Scherer, John L., NEW YORK FURNITURE AT THE NEW YORK STATE MUSEUM, Highland House Publishers, Old Town Alexandria, VA, (1983), sepia tone illustrations, 142pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), A catalogue of the collection at the New York State Museum in Albany divided into the following: The Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries (1680-1800); The Federal Period (1790-1820); The Empire Period (1820-1850); The Victorian Period (1840-1890); and Turn of the Century (1890-1910)., (Order No: 17664 ), $30.00

139. Schwartz, Lynne Sharon, WE ARE TALKING ABOUT HOMES: A GREAT UNIVERSITY AGAINST ITS NEIGHBORS, Harper & Row, Publishers, New York, (1985) 1st ed, 175pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0060154799 A powerful narrative that blends social commentary and personal memoir focusing on one of the central issues of urban America, the struggle of people to keep their homes against the entrenched power of large institutions., (Order No: 36517 ), $15.00

140. Sears, Washington Sears (with explanatory notes and a brief biography by Dan Brenan), THE ADIRONDACK LETTERS OF GEORGE WASHINGTON SEARS WHOSE PEN NAME WAS "NESSMUK", The Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake, NY, 1962 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 177pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) owner's name, The uncommon First Edition of this Adirondack classic., (Order No: 60705 ), $85.00

141. Seibel, George A., ONTARIO'S NIAGARA PARKS 100 YEARS - A HISTORY, The Niagara Parks Commission, Ontario, Canada, 1985, B&W and color illustrations, 413pp, very good+, green cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0969108214 Excellantly done history of this summer resort tourist area., (Order No: 42011 ), $20.00

142. Serrao, John, THE WILD PALISADES OF THE HUDSON, Lind Publications, Westwood, NJ, 1986, B&W illustrations, 169pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) inscribed by the author, ISBN 0910389012 Contents include: Geology and Landform; History; Habitats of the Palisades; Other Flora of the Palisades; Fauna of the Palisades; Modern Problems and Solutions; A Palisades Tour Guide; and, much more., (Order No: 57130 ), $30.00

143. Seymour, Whitney North (preface by), THE HERITAGE OF NEW YORK -- LACKS WALKING MAP IN REAR POCKET, Fordham University Press, New York, 1970, 178 B&W ill., B&W maps, 402pp, very good++, gray cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0823208257 A permanent pictorial and written record of the first twelve years' work of the Community Trust. NOTE - This Copy LACKS the walking map in the rear pocket., (Order No: 18075 ), $12.50

144. Shopsin, William C. & Broderick, Mosette Glaser (introduction by Brendan Gill), THE VILLARD HOUSES: LIFE STORY OF A LANDMARK, The Viking Press, New York, (1980), B&W illustrations, 144pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) closed tear on jacket, ISBN 0670746851 When Henry Villard built his handsome Roman Renaissance style mansion on Madison Avenue opposite the rear of St. Patrick's Cathedral he broke with an architectural tradition that had existed in New York for decades. He also spared no expense., (Order No: 6660 ), $10.00

145. Shoumatoff, Alex, WESTCHESTER: PORTRAIT OF A COUNTY, Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, New York, (1979) 2nd ptg, 219pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0698109252, (Order No: 9339 ), $14.50

146. Simpson, Jeffrey, THE HUDSON RIVER, 1850-1918: A PHOTOGRAPHIC PORTRAIT, Sleepy Hollow Press, Tarrytown, NY, (1981) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 204pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0912882441 In more than 130 photographs, drawn from dozens of sources- -local historical societies, state museums, and private collections--life in the Hudson River Valley is explored from 1850 until 1918., (Order No: 39199 ), $14.50

147. Smith, M. H., HISTORY OF GARDEN CITY - [GARDEN CITY, NEW YORK], Channel Press, Inc., Manhasset, NY, (1963), B&W illustrations, 144pp, very good+ w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 61672 ), $20.00

148. State of New York, STATE OF NEW YORK FIFTH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE CONSERVATION COMMISSION 1915, J. B. Lyon Company, Printers, Albany, NY, 1917, 538pp, good, olive green cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 61472 ), $20.00

149. Steinback, Elsa Kny, SWEET PEAS AND A WHITE BRIDGE: ON LAKE GEORGE WHEN STEAM WAS KING, North Country Books, Sylvan Beach, NY, (1974) 2nd ptg, B&W illustrations, 171pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0932052223 "Herein is many a tale told along Lake George by old-timers, steamboatmen, folks who lumbered, farmed and hunted the lake's mountains and by authors of old guidebooks to the area.", (Order No: 61416 ), $17.50

150. Stone, Jill, TIMES SQUARE: A PICTORIAL HISTORY, Macmillan Publishing Co., New York, (1982) 1st ptg, B&W ill., 176pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 002614770X In this fond and frank pictorial history of Times Square, you will meet some of its more famous revelers. You will follow the development of the area from its beginnings as a home for stables and drivers of the carriage trade to its present as the exciting though seedy center of American theater., (Order No: 33426 ), $45.00

151. Storey, Mike, HEARTLAND: A NATURAL HISTORY OF ONONDAGA COUNTY, N.Y., Onondaga Audubon Society Inc, Syracuse, NY, (1977), B&W ill., with map laid-in, 102pp, fine, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 60604 ), $20.00

152. Sullivan, Joseph T. P. (edited by), THE SHERIFF'S JURY AND THE BICENTENNIAL JANUARY 30, 1976, Second Panel Sheriff's Jury, New York, (1976), B&W ill., color frontis, 184pp, very good+, blue cloth, teg (hardcover) no slipcase, New York City in the colonial period and the American Revolution., (Order No: 30117 ), $12.50

153. Swanberg, W. A., THE RECTOR AND THE ROGUE, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, (1968), B&W illustrations, 160pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Being the TRUE & INCREDIBLE Acc't of a DASTARDLY HOAX against an Upright (if rather Stuffy) Divine. It turned N.Y. upside down., (Order No: 35947 ), $4.00

154. Swanson, Susan Cochran; and, Fuller, Elizabeth Green, WESTCHESTER COUNTY: A PICTORIAL HISTORY -- [WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NEW YORK], Donning Company Publisher, Norfolk, VA, (1982), B&W illustrations, 199pp, very good++, brown "leatherette" (hardcover), ISBN 0898651565, (Order No: 61340 ), $14.50

155. Ten Eyck, Mills, SCHENECTADY'S NONAGENARIAN INDUSTRY 1848-1938, American Locomotive Company, Schenectady, NY, [1939], 23pp, very good, cream boards (hardcover), Speech given on the occasion of the 90th anniversary of the founding of the Locomotive Industry in Schenectady, NY., (Order No: 60723 ), $30.00

156. Terwilliger, Katharine T.; Dumond, Marion M. (editor), NAPANOUCH: LAND OVERFLOWED BY WATER - [WAWARSING, NEW YOREK], Ellenville Public Library, Ellenville, NY, 1982, B&W illustrations, 266pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 60806 ), $50.00

157. The Historical Association of Greater Liverpool, LIVERPOOL, N.Y. 1830-1980 ITS FIRST 150 YEARS [LIVERPOOL, NEW YORK], Onon-Town Publishing Co., Baldwinsville, NY, 1980, B&W illustrations, 182pp, ads, very good, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 56345 ), $25.00

158. Thomas, Howard, FOLKLORE FROM THE ADIRONDACK FOOTHILLS, Prospect Books, Utica, NY, 1980, B&W illustrations, 15000, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0913710024 First published in 1958., (Order No: 59834 ), $8.00

159. Thomsen, Thomas Carl, A WALK AROUND THE SQUARE, Cross River Publications, Shelter Island, NY, (1999) 1st ptg, 140pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) "Review copy" on jacket, ISBN 0945288050 As Tom Hunter revisits Washington Square Park and the streets of Greenwich Village, once so important to him 50 years ago, he is reminded of events that had long been forgotten and now reoccur in sharp detail., (Order No: 35320 ), $25.00

160. Tooker, William Wallace (edited with an introduction by Alexander F. Chamberlain), THE INDIAN PLACE-NAMES ON LONG ISLAND AND ISLANDS ADJACENT WITH THEIR PROBABLE SIGNIFICATIONS, Kennikat Press, Port Washington, NY, (1975), 314pp, good+, light gray cloth (hardcover), First published in 1911, and first reprinted in 1962., (Order No: 48087 ), $125.00

161. Trager, James, WEST OF FIFTH: THE RISE AND FALL AND RISE OF MANHATTAN'S WEST SIDE - AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY, Atheneum, New York, 1987 1st ed, 101 B&W ill., 272pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0689117752 This book provides an abundance of anecdote about the rich tapestry that is the West Side of Manhattan. Here are stories of its residents, its schools, its concert halls, its avenues and its parks, its food stores, churches, synagogues, and mansions., (Order No: 10855 ), $12.50

162. Ultan, Lloyd and Hermalyn, Gary (foreword by Mayor Edward I. Koch), THE BRONX IN THE INNOCENT YEARS, 1890-1925, Bronx County Historical Soc., The Bronx, NY, (1991) 2nd ed, B&W illustrations, 164pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0941980324 Result of a project sponsored by The Bronx County Historical Society to present an informal history of the borough., (Order No: 58613 ), $17.50

163. Underhill, Linda, THE UNEQUAL HOURS: MOMENTS OF BEING IN THE NATURAL WORLD, University of Georgia Press, Athens, GA, (1999) 1st ptg, 145pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0820320404 These essays describe elements of the natural world: wind, water, ice, fire, trees., (Order No: 27360 ), $8.50

164. Van Buren, Augustus H., A HISTORY OF ULSTER COUNTY UNDER THE DOMINION OF THE DUTCH, J. C. & A. L. Fawcett, Inc., Astoria, NY, (1989), 146pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0941567028 Originally published in 1923., (Order No: 61701 ), $30.00

165. Walsh, John J., VIGNETTES OF OLD UTICA -- [UTICA, NEW YORK], Utica Public Library, Utica, NY, 1982, B&W illustrations, 397pp, very good, red cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, (Order No: 60434 ), $20.00

166. Walton, Frank L., TOMAHAWKS TO TEXTILES: THE FABULOUS STORY OF WORTH STREET, Appleton-Century-Crofts, Inc, New York, (1953), B&W ill., B&W maps, 177pp, ill., good+, blue cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, This is a biography of an industry and a City--the story of New York as seen from Worth Street, the great primary textile market of the world., (Order No: 24094 ), $4.00

167. Warren, John H., THIRTY YEARS BATTLE WITH CRIME, OR THE CRYING SHAME OF NEW YORK AS SEEN UNDER THE BROAD GLARE OF AN OLD DETECTIVES'S LANTERN, Published by A. J. White, Poughkeepsie, NY, 1875 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 400pp, good, maroon cloth (hardcover) light edgewear, A fascinating look at late 19th century crime in New York City. The first part of the book is devoted to prostitution, and the second part discusses: Beggars and Paupers; Child Vagabonds; "Gamins of New York;" Food Poisoners; Gambling "Hells;" and, much more., (Order No: 55270 ), $100.00

168. Welfling, Weldon, SAVINGS BANKING IN NEW YORK STATE, Duke University Press, Durham, NC, 1939, B&W charts, graphs, tables, 205pp, very good, blue cloth (hardcover), A Study of Changes in Savings Bank Practice and Policy Occasioned by Important Economic Changes., (Order No: 27946 ), $45.00

169. Weller, W. Earl, TALES OF OLD DORP - [SCHENECTADY, NEW YORK], Robson & Adee, Schenectady, NY, 1907, B&W illustrations, 79pp, very good, light blue boards, pictorial pastedown (hardcover), (Order No: 60471 ), $20.00

170. Wertenbaker, Thomas Jefferson, FATHER KNICKERBOCKER REBELS: NEW YORK CITY DURING THE REVOLUTION, Cooper Square Publishers, New York, 1969, B&W illustrations, 308pp, very good, blue cloth (hardcover) faded spine, First published in 1948., (Order No: 61068 ), $6.00

171. Westover, Myron F. (edited by), SCHENECTADY: PAST AND PRESENT - HISTORICAL PAPERS -- [SCHENECTADY, NEW YORK], Shenandoah Publishing House, Strasburg, VA, 1931, B&W illustrations, 75pp, very good++, blue cloth (hardcover) with original kraft cover, (Order No: 60823 ), $40.00

172. Wilberforce, Eames, THE FIRST YEAR OF PRINTING IN NEW-YORK: MAY, 1693 TO APRIL, 1694, The New York Public Library, New York, 1928, B&W illustrations, 25pp, very good, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 26949 ), $25.00

173. Williams, Emily (text by) and Cardamone, Helen (photography by) (foreword by David M. Ellis), CHERRY VALLEY COUNTRY, E. Williams & H. Cardamone, n.p., (1978) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 122pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Portrays the beauty and value of old structures in upper New York State preserving its priceless architectural heritage., (Order No: 48239 ), $25.00

174. Wilson, Rufus Rockwell (with Otilie Erickson Wilson), NEW YORK IN LITERATURE: THE STORY TOLD IN THE LANDMARKS OF TOWN AND COUNTRY, The Primavera Press, Inc., Elmira, NY, 1947, 372pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), "An attempt is made in these pages to tell the story of New York in literature as reflected in the landmarks of town and country, thus dealing with a large section of our literary annals in a manner that blends recorded fact with intimate personal impression.", (Order No: 21801 ), $5.00

175. Worman, E. Clark, THE SILVER BAY STORY, 1902-1952, Silver Bay Association, Silver Bay, NY, 1952, B&W illustrations, 133pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), A fascinating story of the origin and development of Silver Bay through its first half-century, a story full of human interest and the enthusiasm of a great purpose., (Order No: 53455 ), $10.00

176. Written by myself XYZ etc. (edited with an introduction and notes by Louis Leonard Tucker), "OUR TRAVELS, STATISTICAL, GEOGRAPHICAL, MINEOROLOGICAL, GEOLOGICAL, HISTORICAL, POLITICAL AND QUIZZICAL", New York State Library, Albany, NY, 1968, 136pp, very good+, blue cloth (hardcover), A KNICKERBOCKER TOUR OF NEW YORK STATE, 1822, (Order No: 60556 ), $7.00

177. Zukowsky, John and Stimson, Robbe Pierce, HUDSON RIVER VILLAS, Rizzoli, New York, (1985), B&W and color illustrations, 224pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0847806138 "For over 300 years the banks of the majestic Hudson River have served as a spectacular setting for an architecture of imposing villas and grand estates. HUDSON RIVER VILLAS documents 123 of these residences built between New York City and Albany, many by distinguished architects and famous owners. Among the villas featured are such well-known landmarks as Frederic Church's Olana, the Vanderbilt Mansion designed by McKim, Mead & White, and Bannerman's Castle on Pollepel Island, a residence that doubled as an arsenal in its day." A map of the Hudson River locating the 123 houses illustrated accompanies the book and is laid in., (Order No: 25705 ), $125.00

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