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  • THE MONSTERS OF TEMPLETON. by Groff, Lauren
    Groff, Lauren
    THE MONSTERS OF TEMPLETON.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York: Hyperion, (2008) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, one which spans two centuries: "part a contemporary story of a girl's search for her father, part historical novel, and part ghost story, this spellbinding novel is at its core a tale of how one town holds the secrets of a family." Map endpapers. 361 pp. ISBN: 1401322255.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 59036
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  • BLACK LIGHT. by Hand, Elizabeth.
    Hand, Elizabeth.
    BLACK LIGHT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: HarperPrism / Harper Collins, (1999) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel by this award-winning author, a story of a young woman on the brink of adulthood, set in an upstate New York artistic enclave - a town which is also home to Bolerium, a dark manor of indeterminate origin where the enigmatic film director Axel Kern lives - and where he is about to host a party for the entire town, young and old, famous and not. INSCRIBED on the title page. Author's note. 276 pp. ISBN: 0-061052663.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 76943
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  • FACE TO FACE: M. W. Hopkins & Noah North. by [Hopkins, M. W. and Noah North] Oak, Jacquelyn; Grant Romer, Mary Black, David Tatham, and William Siles.
    [Hopkins, M. W. and Noah North] Oak, Jacquelyn; Grant Romer, Mary Black, David Tatham, and William Siles.
    FACE TO FACE: M. W. Hopkins & Noah North.

    Edition: First printing, a large trade paperback.

    Lexington, MA: Museum of Our National Heritage, 1989. First edition - Monograph on these two nineteenth century upstate New York portrait painters, issued in conjuction with an exhibition of their work. As mention in the introduction by Barbara Franco, this represents the culmination of 13 years of research and its publication comes at a time when there is increasing debate about the definition and significance of folk art. In addition to many plates - including 8 in full color - of the works of these two "naive" or primitive artists, there is much information on their lives and that of their sitters by Jacqueline Oak. Also includes essays on 'The Genesee Country, 1790-1860' by William H. SIles, on 'Artisan…

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    Lexington, MA: Museum of Our National Heritage, 1989. First edition - Monograph on these two nineteenth century upstate New York portrait painters, issued in conjuction with an exhibition of their work. As mention in the introduction by Barbara Franco, this represents the culmination of 13 years of research and its publication comes at a time when there is increasing debate about the definition and significance of folk art. In addition to many plates - including 8 in full color - of the works of these two "naive" or primitive artists, there is much information on their lives and that of their sitters by Jacqueline Oak. Also includes essays on 'The Genesee Country, 1790-1860' by William H. SIles, on 'Artisan Painting in America' by Mary Black, on 'The Daguerrotype as a Portrait Medium' by Grant Romer and more, 124 pp. ISBN: 0-962110779.

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    Condition: Near fine in stiff illustrated covers (upper corner slightly bumped)

    Book ID: 45364
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  • THE SIXTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE MARRIAGE OF JOHN J. AND SARAH ANN KNOX, OCT 7TH, 1873 together with SKETCH OF THE LIFE OF CAPTAIN JOHN J. KNOX WILLIAMS, Oldest Grandson of John J. and Sarah A. Knox, Who Fell in Defence of His Country at the Battle of Chapin's Farm, September 29-30, 1864. by Knox, Rev. Charles E.
    Knox, Rev. Charles E.
    THE SIXTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE MARRIAGE OF JOHN J. AND SARAH ANN KNOX, OCT 7TH, 1873 together with SKETCH OF THE LIFE OF CAPTAIN JOHN J. KNOX WILLIAMS, Oldest Grandson of John J. and Sarah A. Knox, Who Fell in Defence of His Country at the Battle of Chapin's Farm, September 29-30, 1864.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Edward O Jenkins 1873. Hardcover first edition - Printed "For Private Circulation". Includes an account of the celebration of the sixtieth wedding anniversary (the cover has simply "The Diamond Wedding" on it) of the marriage of John and Sarah Knox of Knoxville, in upstate New York, followed by "A sketch of the military life of Captain Williams with the 117th New York Infantry Regiment, prepared by Rev. Knox from Williams' letters and read at the celebration." This sketch includes 7 small maps and much interesting information about troop movements, descriptions of battles, daily life, and more. The first part consists of 44 pages, illustrated with engravings of the old homestead, the family tree and the church. The…

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    New York: Edward O Jenkins 1873. Hardcover first edition - Printed "For Private Circulation". Includes an account of the celebration of the sixtieth wedding anniversary (the cover has simply "The Diamond Wedding" on it) of the marriage of John and Sarah Knox of Knoxville, in upstate New York, followed by "A sketch of the military life of Captain Williams with the 117th New York Infantry Regiment, prepared by Rev. Knox from Williams' letters and read at the celebration." This sketch includes 7 small maps and much interesting information about troop movements, descriptions of battles, daily life, and more. The first part consists of 44 pages, illustrated with engravings of the old homestead, the family tree and the church. The Civil War sketch is from page 45-106 followed by a list of members of the family present. INSCRIBED by one of the family members "for Mrs Ewing, your cousin, Mrs Anderson" (perhaps the one of the sisters who prepared the family tree) 107 pp. .

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    Condition: Near fine in dark green cloth with gilt stamping on the front cover. Uncommon.

    Book ID: 57603
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  • THE TRUTH ABOUT UNICORNS. by Reynolds, Bonnie.
    Reynolds, Bonnie.
    THE TRUTH ABOUT UNICORNS.

    Edition: 3rd printing.

    New York: Stein & Day, (1972). SIGNED hardcover - Novel set in the 1920s in a small farming community in upstate New York. Map frontispiece. Boldly INSCRIBED on the front endpaper "To --- may you find your unicorn" with a drawing by the author. 369 pp. ISBN: 0-812815092.

    Condition: Good overall in green boards with a cream spine (some spine slant), no dust jacket.

    Book ID: 70705
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  • ELECTRIC CITY. by Rosner, Elizabeth
    Rosner, Elizabeth
    ELECTRIC CITY.

    Edition: First printing.

    Berkeley, CA: Counterpoint, (2014). SIGNED hardcover first edition - Novel set in 1917 and in 1965 in the town at the confluence of the Hudson and the Mohawk Rivers in upstate New York - a town which earned the nickname of Electric City when Thomas Edison moved his machine works there in 1892. SIGNED on the title page. Author's note. 322 pp. ISBN: 978-1619023468.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 75491
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  • STONE QUARRY. by Rozan, S, J.
    Rozan, S, J.
    STONE QUARRY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (1999) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Mystery set in a small upstate New York town featuring Bill Smith and his sometime partner, Lydia Chin. SIGNED on the title page. 276 pp. ISBN: 0-312209126.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (remainder dot)

    Book ID: 62115
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