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A History of New York, from the Beginning of the World to the end of the Dutch Dynasty

by Knickerbocker, Diedrich [Washington Irving]

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1821
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London: John Mrray, 1821. New edition. Contains theories and philosophic speculations concerning the creation and population of the world, as connected with the history of New York. Gives a history of the Dutch settlement of New York. 2 volumes, 8vo, period half brown calf and marbled boards, gilt title on spines, all edges marbled. Text very bright… Read more
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Wade & Croome's Panorama of the Hudson River from New York to Waterford, drawn From nature & engraved by William Wade

by Wade, William

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Published
1847
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Very good condition
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Third edition
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New York: J. Disturnell, 102 Broadway between Pine & Wall Strs, 1847. Third edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. A deluxe copy of this impressive twelve foot color engraved panoramic view of the Hudson River, from New York City to the Cohoes Falls. The map runs 38 panels, measuring 13 feet 6 inches by 6 inches… Read more
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New York, 1875. Very good overall. A telegram asking Pierrepont to "address the people of Cincia upon political issues at their last grand rally Oct ninth evening - will you come over & help us answer." R.H. Stephenson, Chairman. Preprinted at the head by Western Union Telegraph Company "Half Rate Messages. Edwards Pierrepont (1817 -… Read more
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Saratoga: Winter and Summer. An Epitome of the Early History, Romance, Legends and Characteristics of the Greatest of American Resorts

by Ingraham, Prentiss, [ed]

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Published
1885
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Good + overall, interior fine
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Presumed 1st edition
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New York: Privately printed, 1885. Presumed 1st edition. Paperback. Good + overall, interior fine. A handsome promotional item for tourists to the resort in upstate New York. The cover wrapper illustrating snow shoeing, ice hockey, sledding, tobogganing & shooting. 16mo, 110pp, profusely illustrated with attractive wood engravings. Decorated printed wrappers marked.
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History of the Town of Newburgh

by Ruttenber, E. M.

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Published
1859
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Newburgh: E. M. Ruttenber & Co, 1859. Hardcover. Good + overall. An account of this Hudson River town, with much information including Native American history, the founding of the town, the Revolutionary War, War of 1812, principal institutions, the ferry, military organizations, churches, public schools, societies, and prominent families. Manuscript inscription, signed by Katherine Wallace Kitts, "Presented… Read more
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Wanderings in South America, the North-West of the United States, and the Antilles, in the Years 1812, 1816, 1820 and 1824

by Waterton, Charles

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Published
1825
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Good + overall
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First edition
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London: Printed for J. Mawman, 1825. First edition. Hardcover. Good + overall. A presentation binding of this work by the English explorer, naturalist and expert in taxidermy, Charles Waterton (1781-1865) with the frontispiece portrait of the strange creature he claimed to have witnessed, called "A Nondescript", part man and part animal. The work provided an early description… Read more
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The Clerk and Magistrate's Assistant

by Gentleman of the Bar

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Published
1816
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Good condition
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Second edition
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Poughkeepsie NY: Paraclete Potter, 1816. Second edition. Hardcover. Good condition. Poughkeepsie imprint of this legal reference, published by Paraclete Potter (1780 - 1858) a bookseller and journalist who edited the Poughkeepsie Journal for almost thirty years. Disbound volume, 12mo, xii, 248 pp, ads [4] pp. Index at beginning of volume. Part II Contains selections of various… Read more
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Albany NY: D. & S. Whiting at the Albany Book Store, 1803. Hardcover. Very good overall. Albany imprint of this American work on procedural law, first published in Philadelphia in 1722, and containing a lengthy section on slaves. During this period slavery was still legal in New York state. The section pertaining to slaves details how… Read more
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G. C. Verplanck ALS letter to NY Comptroller Silas Wright about tax bill on land in the Hardenburgh Patent belonging to Verplanck Sr

by Verplanck, Gulian Crommelin

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Published
1831
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1831. Otherwise very good condition. A manuscript letter requesting information about taxes on the Verplanck land within the Hardenburgh Patent, addressed to Hon. Silas Wright Jr., Comptroller, Albany, NY. Dear Sir I obtained last spring from your office the bill for my father's taxes on land in the Hardenburgh patent, which has since been unluckily (sic) misplaced.… Read more
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Journal of the Assembly of the State of New-York, at Their Fifty-Second Session (1829)

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1829
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Albany: E. Croswell, 1829. First edition. Hardcover. Fair. Legislative record of the New York Assembly in the period of the opening of the Erie Canal and the state's official outlawing of slavery. Covers the period of the short tenure of Martin Van Buren as Governor (he resigned to become US Secretary of State under President Andrew Jackson)… Read more
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Journal of the Assembly of the State of New-York, at Their Fifty-First Session (1828)

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1828
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Albany: E. Croswell, 1828. First edition. Hardcover. Fair. Legislative record of the New York Assembly in the period of the opening of the Erie Canal and the state's official outlawing of slavery. The Canal was a great success, allowing New York to rapidly recoup the money spent on its construction through tolls. Covers the period the… Read more
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Journal of the Assembly of the State of New-York, at Their Forty-Third Session (1820)

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1821
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Albany: E. Croswell, 1821. First edition. Hardcover. Fair. Legislative record of the New York Assembly in the period of the construction of the Erie Canal and the state's official outlawing of slavery. Covers the period the Legislature met, from January 4 to April 14, 1820, during the third year of DeWitt Clinton's governorship. At the time,… Read more
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Journal of the Assembly of the State of New-York, at Their Forty- Fifth Session (1822)

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1822
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Albany: E. Croswell, 1822. First edition. Hardcover. Fair. Legislative record of the New York Assembly in the period of the construction of the Erie Canal and the state's official outlawing of slavery. Covers the period of the fourth year of DeWitt Clinton's governorship. At the time, New York's politicians were split in two camps: the Federalists… Read more
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Journal of the Assembly of the State of New-York, at Their Forty- Fourth Session (1820-1821)

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1821
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Albany: E. Croswell, 1821. First edition. Hardcover. Fair. Legislative record of the New York Assembly in the period of the construction of the Erie Canal and the state's official outlawing of slavery. The Clerk's Office copy, with "Clerks Office" in period ink written at the top of the title page. Covers the period the Legislature met,… Read more
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The Hudson Highlands. William Thompson Howell Memorial. Presentation copy

by Howell, William Thompson;

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Published
1933
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New York: Frederic Delano Weekes, 1933. Limited edition to 200 copies. Hardcover. Good + condition. Limited edition of 200, of which this is number 55, a presentation copy signed by Frederic Delano Weekes, 1933, inscribed to Ruth Gillette Hardy, a Barnard graduate and New York educator. Nice copy of this extremely scarce work specifically focused on the… Read more
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New York: Aqueduct Commissioners, 1887. First edition. Hardcover. Good + condition. A presentation copy from John Newton, who served as Aqueduct Commissioner and as Commissioner of Public Works, of the report on the construction of the New Croton Aqueduct. A printed presentation plate is tipped in at front free endpaper, "Compliments of John Newton". The aqueduct… Read more
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New York: W. E. Dean, printer; Collins and Hannay, 1832. First edition. Hardcover. Good condition. Lovely lithographic views of New York City contained in this volume, including a frontispiece with 2 lithographic views of New York City: "Fort Amsterdam & Village 1623" & "New York 1832", and 9 other views. Small 8vo, v, [iii] pp, 214 pp.… Read more
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Madison County NY School record book, 1823 - 1828, with late entries for 1851

by [New York; Schools]

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Hardcover. Good + overall. A manuscript record book compiled by an unidentified upstate NY school master working in Madison Village and Johnsville, showing the author's wide range of duties & responsibilities regarding her or his school. Madison Village was incorporated in 1816; it was located on a busy thoroughfare for East West travelers, between Oswego and… Read more
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An Abridgment of Lectures on Rhetoric

by [Hudson River; Livingston family copy] Blair, Hugh

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Published
1813
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Poughkeepsie: Paraclete Potter, 1813. Hardcover. Good condition. Livingston family copy (important Hudson River family, owners of about three dozen mansions in the area) of this scarce Poughkeepsie imprint of this work on rhetoric. Published by Paraclete Potter (1780 - 1858) a bookseller and journalist who edited the Poughkeepsie Journal for almost thirty years. According to an… Read more
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Through the Adirondacks in Eighteen Days

by Ives, Martin V. B.

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Published
1899
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Very good condition
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First edition
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New York: Wynkoop Hallenbeck Crawford, 1899. First edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. Account of trip by the Special Committee through New York's Adirondacks to identify lands to be purchased for the Forest Preserve, with short history of some sites of interest, and profusely illustrated. Small 4to, frontispiece, 119 pp, b&w printed photographic illustrations. Brown gilt cloth, rubbed… Read more
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