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...<b>Nineteenth-Century Lights: Historic Images of American Lighthouses</b><br>, Clifford, J. Candace ; Clifford,  Mary Louise
1 Clifford, J. Candace ; Clifford, Mary Louise ...Nineteenth-Century Lights: Historic Images of American Lighthouses

Alexandria, VA: Cypress Communications, 2000.
 0963641239
 First Edition, First Printing.
 Softcover.
 4to; iv, 294 pages with index. 28cm, 11 inches tall. Illustrated.
 
A history of the lighthouses with late-19th century photographs.

No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality.
 
Price: 24.00 USD

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...<b>Empire Tours: Adirondack Trail - Iroquois Trail - Onondaga Trail  </b><br>, Compiled by Touring Bureau of Official Automobile Blue Book
2 Compiled by Touring Bureau of Official Automobile Blue Book ...Empire Tours: Adirondack Trail - Iroquois Trail - Onondaga Trail

USA: Issued by the Empire Tour Association.
 1911.
 Folded map.
 Measures 18 by 15 inches.
 
Map of New York State showing Lake Ontario and Erie to Long Island, including Canada, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Mass. and Conn, with three tour routes outlined in color.

There are numbers that correspond to route numbers from "The Automobile Blue Book". Period hotels are also listed along the routes.

Map has light are-toning and is laid flat, unattached, on foam board. Center fold can be seen, others are invisible.

REF:OCLC: 904452368 only two copies located with 1913 indicated as date, though this map is described.
 
Price: 49.95 USD

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...<b>Washington : 'The City of Magnificent Edifices.'  </b><br>, King, Moses
3 King, Moses ...Washington : 'The City of Magnificent Edifices.'

New York: [publisher not identified], 1904.
 14 captioned b/w photographs of Washington buildings.
 Oblong; Stapled Wraps.
 7.5 by 5 inches.
 
Produced and then imprinted with a business name and advertisement on rear cover. 'Compliments of Winterroth & Co. Pianos.' One of the King's Booklets Series.

Light handing wear; Closed tear top edge.

OCLC: 191065359 No copies listed.
 
Price: 34.95 USD

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...<b>A Survey of the Empire Group. With a complete distance table, a Compendious Index of Cities and Post Offices with Populations and Much Statistical Data.  [1909 Map of New York New Jersey Pennsylvania  42x39 inches Statistical Data]</b>, MacNair, Henry: Compilier
4 MacNair, Henry: Compilier ...A Survey of the Empire Group. With a complete distance table, a Compendious Index of Cities and Post Offices with Populations and Much Statistical Data. [1909 Map of New York New Jersey Pennsylvania 42x39 inches Statistical Data]
Detroit, Boston, Ottawa: The Bullard Company, 1909. Hardcover Boards 
Printed in black and red. Black Illustrating: Good roads, Canals, Railroads, Principal Mountain Peaks with elevations, Cities, Post Offices, Proposed Adirondack Park, S. S. Lines, Lighthouses, and Wireless Telegraph Stations. Red Illustrating: Electric Railroads, State and County boundaries (tinted red), Principal economic activities of various localities.in bold red.

Front and rear board/covers have eyelets for hanging map. Rear of map has city names with locations on map. Insert map of Long Island and New York City. Histories of region on rear and can be read booklet style.
Light toning. Two small tears along fold intersections. Surprisingly well preserved.

Compiled from United States Government surveys, official state surveys and original sources by Henry MacNair. Includes map of New York, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey.

First published in 1908, then again in 1909. Only two copies of this issue OCLC and only two of other dates.

 
Price: 60.00 USD

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...<b>East Coast Victorians: Castles and Cottages  </b><br>, Naversen. Kenneth
5 Naversen. Kenneth ...East Coast Victorians: Castles and Cottages

Oregon: Beautiful Amer Pub Co., 1990.
 0898025524
 Near Fine Hardcover in Near Fine Dust Jacket. Oblong: 9.75 by 11 inches; vii, 247 pages with bibliography; index to architects, and index to houses. color illustrated.
 
With more than 180 beautifully reproduced color photographs and additional drawings this is a comprehensive survey the East Coast mansions.

Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling with some age-toning in gutter of front endpages.
 
Price: 45.00 USD

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...<b> Souvenir of Thousand Islands N.Y. [18 color scenes in accordion style.] </b><br>, New York - Canada] {Author Unspecified]
6 New York - Canada] {Author Unspecified] ... Souvenir of Thousand Islands N.Y. [18 color scenes in accordion style.]

Syracuse, NY Wm. Jubb Co., [c1910] Folded accordion style.
 1
One continuous sheet folded accordion style to form [20] p. mounted between covers which form mailing envelope.

18 scenes with 2 more on outside overs. No flaws but minimal handling. Folder has place for postage.

[No date circa 1910; OCLC] One copy located WorldCat/OCLC.
 
Price: 29.95 USD

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...<b>The Berkshires : A Photographic Portrait.</b>, Publishers, Editors of Twin Lights; Publishers, PilotPress
7 Publishers, Editors of Twin Lights; Publishers, PilotPress ...The Berkshires : A Photographic Portrait.
Rockport, MA: Twin Lights Publishers, Inc. 2001. 1885435258 / 9781885435255 Hardcover
 
No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality.
For more than 100 years, the Berkshire Hills have beckoned vistors to explore rolling back roads, scenic overlooks, expansive landscapes and indulgent mansions of a century past. Stretching 81 miles between Connecticut and Vermont, the Berkshires are home to a colorful collection of people and lifestyles. The region's cultural life is rich with music, art and theater throughout the year.
The Berkshires: A Photographic Portrait takes you along popular routes, and then ventures into the back roads and hidden overlooks you won't want to miss.

 
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...<b> The Wild Flowers of the United States. The Northeastern States. [2 volumes] </b><br>, Rickett, Harold William
8 Rickett, Harold William ... The Wild Flowers of the United States. The Northeastern States. [2 volumes]

New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1966.
 First Edition Second Printing
 Hardcover.
 Ex-library.
 Illustrated with full color plates and line drawings.
 
A two-volume set carefully covering most wildflowers common to the northeastern United States. Includes both black and white and color photos and sketches to help identify plants.

Ex-library. Moderate wear, top spine band of volume 2 is pulled. Text clean.
 
Price: 39.95 USD

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...<b> The Shenandoah and Its Byways  </b><br>, Stevens, William Oliver
9 Stevens, William Oliver ... The Shenandoah and Its Byways

New York: Dodd Mead and Company, 1941 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 Illustrated by the author, Color frontispiece, plates and drawings, map endpages.
 
From the dust jacket: "A treasure trove of Americana, of legends and history, of heroes and heroines, now largely forgotten."

Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has a hint of sun-fading on the spine. 281 pages with an index.
 
Price: 24.00 USD

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...<b>Travels in North America, in the Years 1841-2; with Geological Observations on the United States, Canada, and Nova Scotia   </b><br>, [Geology] Lyell, Charles
10 [Geology] Lyell, Charles ...Travels in North America, in the Years 1841-2; with Geological Observations on the United States, Canada, and Nova Scotia

New York: Wiley & Putnam, 1856.
 Later Edition. This one not found in OCLC.
 Hardcover.
 8vo; [i-iv] [ ] [1] 2-251pp blank ; [i-iii] [1] 2-197pp blank. 19cm, 7.75 in tall.
 Illustrated with several drawings. This issue does not contain a folding map and larger plates of the first edition.
 
An important early work on American geology and geography.

"Interesting valuable, and scientific" - Sabin. ----- "Lyell's powers of close, accurate observation, coupled with his judicious temper, render his works on America among the best of his generation" - Clark. --------- “a critic of Darwin” (ODNB).

While researching for his book, his trips into the field included Canada, Richmond, Norfolk, the Dismal Swamp, Charleston, Augusta, and west to Cincinnati.

The resulting 2 volume book, with some 90 pages devoted to his travels in the South, is considered one of the most accurate of his time. Among the topics that interested him in the South were geology, soil erosion, steamboats, morality, social classes, and Southern customs and institutions.

2 volumes, dark brown publisher’s cloth with blind stamped decorations with faded spine titles. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Small rubs on lower corners. Top spine bands pulled. Minor damp-stain lower gutter not affecting text. Pages 233 – 242 are wrinkled on fore-edge.
 
Price: 95.00 USD

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...<b> Natural Lives, Modern Times: People and Places of the Delaware River </b><br>, [Nature. Ecology] Stutz, Bruce
11 [Nature. Ecology] Stutz, Bruce ... Natural Lives, Modern Times: People and Places of the Delaware River

New York, Crown, 1992.
 0517582252
 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 8vo; 390 pages with index and chapter notes.
 
This delightful book portrays the Delaware River from its outlet in New Jersey and Delaware to its source in New York. The author, an editor of Audubon magazine, acts at various times as ecologist, naturalist, and social commentator while chronicling the impact of the river on people's lives and the land.

No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve.
 
Price: 19.95 USD

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…<b>Niagara Falls. <br>In Photo-Gravure, From Recent Negatives.</b>, [New York] [Author Unknown]
12 [New York] [Author Unknown] Niagara Falls.
In Photo-Gravure, From Recent Negatives.

New York: A. Whitteman, 1893 Hardcover.
 
Silk String-Tided Souvenir Photo book. 15 prints on cardstock. Oblong 7.5 inches by 5 inches. Decorated cloth boards, some hand soiling to boards with a pen mark on front. Some toning to photos; otherwise clean.

 
Price: 40.00 USD

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...<b> These Storied Mountains </b><br>, [North Carolina] Parris, John
13 [North Carolina] Parris, John ... These Storied Mountains

Asheville, NC: Citizens-Times, 1973.
 Second Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 8vo; 372 pages.
 Line drawings as chapter headers and footers of.
 
Tales from the western North Carolina Smoky Mountains.
Bindings tight and square. Text clean, with gift inscription. Minimal handling wear. Dust Jacket is price-clipped and shows minor age-spotting and is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve.
 
Price: 14.95 USD
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...<b>Bucks County: An Illustrated History  </b><br>, [Pennsylvania - History] McNealy, Terry A. ; Smith, Elizabeth S.
14 [Pennsylvania - History] McNealy, Terry A. ; Smith, Elizabeth S. ...Bucks County: An Illustrated History

Doylestown, Pennsylvania: Bucks County Historical Society, 2001.
 0910302138
 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 Folio: 12.5 inches tall, 326 pages with index.
 Color drawings and historical photos in B/W and Color.
 
Lavish color images feature paintings, drawings, photographs and artifacts selected from the collections in the Bucks County Historical Society's Spruance Library and Mercer Museum. A dramatic coffee-table-sized book that proudly showcases the unfolding bounty of Bucks from the prehistoric to the present.

No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve.
 
Price: 35.00 USD

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...<b>East Coast Victorians: Castles and Cottages  </b><br>, Naversen. Kenneth
...East Coast Victorians: Castles and Cottages

Naversen. Kenneth
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