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1 A PRELIMINARY BIOLOGICAL SURVEY OF THE LLOYD-CORNELL RESERVATION. Bulletin of the Lloyd Library of Botany, Pharmacy and Materia Medica.
Cincinnati Cornell University Press 1926 Paper Cover Good Natural History Size: Approx. 7 1/2" x 10 1/2" Figures, Plates, Maps,photographs 
Entomomological Series No.5. "The wild life preserve known as the Lloyd-Cornell Reservation lies fifteen miles northeast of Ithaca, New York...It is an uncultivated area of bogs and ridges comprising the greater part of the Mud Pond basin. Within the basin are a number of cold upland bogs, that are of great biological interest." Contents include: INTRODUCTION with chapters on The Soil, Waters, Depth of the bogs, Mud Pond; Streams, and Bog cover; FLORA AND FAUNA with chapters on The vascular plants, the Bryophytes, Fungi, Myxomycetes; Vertebrates; Invertebrates; Insects, Spiders, Protozoans, and Galls; SPECIAL STUDIES ON TRICHOPTERA with chapters on Adult caddisflies; Pupae, Life histories and Miscellaneous notes. 247 pp. 13 plates and 109 illustrations. Brown paper covers with black lettering on front cover. Mild fading around edges and spine. Creases to corners. ex-mus.stamp on front cover. 2" stain? on back cover. Overall covers are Good. ex. mus. numbers on title page, otherwise interior is tight, clean and Very Good+. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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2 Bulletin Of The New York Botanical Garden Vol. 6 Nos. 19
New York New York Botanical Garden 1908 Softcover Good Botany 
ex.-mus. numbers on front cover. ex-mus. stamp on first page. Mild soiling. small nick-chewed? on side edge to pp.3, otherwise exterior is Good+. Interior is tight, clean and VG+ 
Price: 7.00 USD
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3 HISTORICAL SKETCH OF THE SOUTH CHURCH (REFORMED) OF NEW YORK CITY
1887 Hard Cover Good Religion 
covers soiled and some small spotting (foxing?). Rubbing to corners and spine ends. Discoloring (brownish) to endp. otherwise interior is clean, tight, and in VG+ condition. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 MEMORIAL AND SPECIFICATIONS OF JAMES MONROE -- REPLY OF DAVID S. JACKSON -- DEPOSITIONS, SCHEDULES, AND EXHIBITS -- IN THE CONTESTED ELECTION CASE OF JAMES MONROE VS. DAVID S. JACKSON
Washington Tippin & Streeper 1848 Paperbound Very Good U.S. Government Document Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
Contested Election -- James Monroe vs. David S. Jackson. February 18, 1848. Ordered to be printed. Memorial of James Monroe. Documenting how Jackson obtained illegal votes, therefore making Monroe the elected legal Representative from New York's sixth congressional district. 136 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book remains along spine edge. Creasing to spine edge. Lower page corners are folded and creased. Stamp from House of Representatives library on top page edge. Browning to page edges. Document tight and in VG condition. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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5 NEW YORK IN MCMXXIII: AN ILLUSTRATED BOOK OF THE CITY COMPILED IN HONOR OF THE 46TH CONVENTION OF THE NATIONAL ELECTRIC LIGHT ASSOCIATION
New York The Marchbanks Press 1923 Boards Good New York Size: Approx. 8 1/2 " x 11 1/4" Photographs 
Black/white photographs by Van der Weyde and The New York Edison Company of various locations throughout New York City. Unpaginated. Brown paper over boards covers with cloth spine. Cover corners are rubbed to boards, areas of edges are also rubbed to boards, dirt smudges to spine, spotting on back cover. Rubbing to title box with fading to print. Dirt smudges to front pages. Interior is tight and clean. Book in Good condition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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6 SCIENCE, October 15, 1886. Volume VIII. No. 193
New York The Science Company 1886 Wraps Good Science Size: Approx. 7 1/4" x 10 1/4" Etchings 
Articles by Famous Americans in Letters to the Editor: J. E. OLIVER: Education and the cost of living; H. CARVILL LEWIS: The genesis of the diamond; WILLIAM NORTH RICE: The eccentricity theory of the glacial period; H. W. WILEY: Unexplained noises; and EDWARD S. HOLDEN: How astronomers may work. Other articles:"The mounting of Mungo"( African elephant) with 4 illustrations; " A few words about pavements"(Fifth Ave, New York) with 4 illustrations; and "Washington's signature" with 8 different "examples". ex.mus.numbers on front cover. mildly soiled. watermark at top corner of front/back cover -not inside. thin watermark at spine hinge. small chipping around bottom/side edges. Overall covers are Good. Interior is tight, clean and VG. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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7 SCIENTIFIC AND LITERARY GOSSIP, 5 Issues 1883
Boston S. E. Cassino & Co. 1883 Wraps Good+ or Better Science Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 1/2" 
January-October 1883. Vol.I, No.3 January 15, 1883 Articles: Cuvier, and English Universities. Vol. I, No.6 April 16, 1883, Article: American Museums, Academy of Natural Sciences at Philadelphia, PA. Vol.I, No.7 May 15, 1883, Articles: American Museums, The American Museum of Natural History, New York City, and American Archaeology: The Work of the Peabody Museum. Vol.I, No.8 June 15, 1883, Articles: American Museums: The Lyceum of Natural History at Williams College, American Archaeology: The Work of the Peabody Museum (continued), The Atlantic Right Whales, and Land Leeches of Ceylon. Vol.I, No.12 October 15, 1883 (last issue of "first volume") Article: Color Sense In Man. All issues include articles of Scientific Notes, Book Reviews and publication ads. some issues have uncut pages. ex-mus. numbers on front. lightly soiled covers otherwise Good+ or better. Interiors are clean, tight and VG. 
Price: 185.00 USD
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8 Scribner's Monthly, Volume 12 from May 1876 to Oct 1876
New York Scribner & Co 1876 Leather Good+ Bound Magazine Size: Approx. 6 3/4" x 9 1/2" Engravings 
Numerous articles by famous authors: John Burroughs; Ernest Ingersoll, Rebecca Harding Davis; Henry James, Jr; Edward Everett Hale; Bret Harte; Philip Bourke Marston; Fanny Hodgson Burnett; etc. Articles include: Portraiture of William Penn; The True Pocahontas; Bowdoin College; John Gutenberg, Old Landmarks in Philadelphia; How America was Named; Union College, N.Y.; Charlotte Cushman; The Story of the Signing (Declaration of Independence); Harvard University; Wesleylan University, Conn; Oliver Madox Brown; Niagara; Insanity and its Treatment; Notes on Salmon Fishing; Massachusetts Agricultural College; John Chinaman in San Francisco by Thomas J. Vivian; Gabriel Conroy, by Bret Harte (Conclusion: Chapters XXXIII-LVI); That Lass O'Lowrie's by Fanny Hodgson Burnett,(Chapters I-VIII) Bride of the Rhine, by George E. Waring, Jr.; Philip Nolan's Friends by Edward Everett Hale (Chapters XII-XXXIII). 916 pp. Profusely illustrated. 3/4 leather covers with gilt lettering/decor on the spine. Edges /spine joints rubbed. Overall covers are Good. Watermark on top page edge which shows on top margin of text from pp. 481 to end. Never on text. Otherwise interior is tight, clean and Very Good. Historical stories of the times. 
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9 STATE OF NEW YORK, In Assembly, Annual Report of the Commissioners of Quarantine. 1870
New York 1870 Wraps Good New York Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8 3/4" 
No. 20. January 12, 1870. Submitted by John T. Hoffman, Governor of New York (1869 -1872). " In presenting an account ot their proceedings...the terrible disease which has become an annual visitor to our shores, found a large number of victims among those engaged in our commerce with tropical parts during the past summer, our citizens happily escaped its ravages. The source of cholera, which made the years 1866 and 1867 memorable in the history of quarantine in the port of New York, sought its victims in other climes, and left our commercial metropolis undisturbed by its approach..." Includes sections on: Yellow Fever; Quarantine Warehouses; Health Officer's Report; Lightering and Stevedoring; West Bank Hospital; Floating Hospital; Boarding Station and Place of Detention; Residences for Officers and Men; Telegraphic Facilities; Support of Quarantine; Warehouses; Landing and Boarding Station; Infectious and Contagious Diseases; Ship Fever; and Small-Pox. Table with Report of Yellow Fever From June 18th to December 5th, 1869. 25 pp. String-tied. Watermarks on corners which goes throughout pamphlet. No interference with text. Otherwise document is Very Good. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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10 TRANSACTIONS OF VASSAR BROTHERS' INSTITUTE And Its Scientific Section 1884-1885
Poughkeepsie, New York Wraps Covers Fair Interior Very Good Science Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" Plates, Tables,Figures (line drawings) 
Vol.III Part I and II. " Object of the society is to promote education and useful knowledge in the departments of Science, Literature, and Art, by investigating and discussing subjects...by establishing and maintaining a Museum, a Library and a collection of works of art and objects of historic interest ..." Articles by Famous Americans include: MARY WHITNEY - "The Sun-Spots of the Past Few Years" with an illustration; and LEROY C. COOLEY-"The Evolution of Science". Other articles by William B. Dwight, C.B. Warring (Gyroscope with 4 plates), and Edward D. Cope . 216 pp. Front paper cover 4" tear at spine joint. Back cover detached with tears and small pieces missing. Blank back endpaper torn, no text. ex-mus. numbers on front top edge. String tied. Interior is clean, tight and in VG+ condition. Have other "volumes" from Vassar Brothers Institute. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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11 TRANSACTIONS OF VASSAR BROTHERS' INSTITUTE And Its Scientific Section 1887-1890
Poughkeepsie, New York Wraps Covers Poor.Interior Very Good Science Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" Plate, Figures (line drawings) 
Vol.5 Part I and II. " Object of the society is to promote education and useful knowledge in the departments of Science, Literature, and Art, by investigating and discussing subjects...by establishing and maintaining a Museum, a Library and a collection of works of art and objects of historic interest ..." Articles by Famous Americans include: CHARLES A. YOUNG - "Nebulae and the Nebular Hypothesis"; and LEROY C. COOLEY-"Limit of Visibility for Minute Masses". Other articles by Henry V. Pelton, President of the Institute, William A. Mowry (Oregon Settlement), W.B. Dwight, C.B. Warring (Mathematics & Gyroscope), Gilbert Van Ingen, Edward Elsworth (Photography), and W. G. Stevenson's Obituary. Frontis. portrait of Stevenson. 192 pp. Front paper cover detached with missing pieces around edges. Title and design on cover intact. ex-mus. numbers/stamp on front top edge. Back cover missing. String tied. Interior is clean, tight and in VG+ condition. Have other "volumes" from Vassar Brothers Institute. 
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12 Bingham, Robert W. THE CRADLE OF THE QUEEN CITY: A HISTORY OF BUFFALO TO THE INCORPORATION OF THE CITY
Buffalo, New York Buffalo Historical Society 1931 Cloth Very Good- New York Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 1/2" Illustrated 
504 pages with index. Brown cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners are bumped, corners and edges are rubbed, some scuffing to cover faces, spine ends are bent and frayed. Uncut page edges. Cocked spine. Previous owner's name and other notations written on front free endpaper, notations on top and bottom of photograph frontispiece, and notes on page 22. There are several places in interior where spine is broken. Overall, book in VG- condition. Scarce title. 
Price: 165.00 USD
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13 Bunner, H. C. THE STORY OF A NEW YORK HOUSE
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1887 Cloth Good Memoir Size: Approx. 5 " x 7 1/2" A. B. Frost 
Illustrated by A. B. Frost. Blue decorative cloth covers with image of front door on front and gilt lettering on front and spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed to boards, edges rubbed with some small patches of board exposed, moderate scuffing/bubbling to cover faces, rubbed areas on joints. Spine ends are bent, fraying and torn. Gilt top page edge. Cocked spine. Front hinge broken, back hinge and spine loose. Interior page edges browning, some foxing spots. Book in Good condition. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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14 Carr, William H. SIGNS ALONG THE TRAIL, The Museum and Nature Trails at Bear Mt., N.Y.
New York American Museum Natural History 1927 Paper Cover Very Good+ Natural History Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 " Photographs By LeRoy Davies 
New School Service Series Number Two. "In the Palisade Interstate Park, near its Bear Mountain Headquarters, there is now a Trailside Museum from which radiate about one mile and a half of Nature Trails." 28 pp. plus a map drawing of Bear Mountain Nature Trails and Museum. Tan covers are Very Good+. Interior is tight, clean and Very Good +. Filled with photographs. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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15 Chalmers II, Harvey MOHAWK VALLEY TALES
Amsterdam, NY Mac Printing Co. Trade Paper Very Good New York Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 " 
88 pp. Stories about the Mohawk Valley, New York. Trade paperback with rubbed corners and edges, dirt smudges, light browning to edges, some creasing to spine. Memoriam plate on front inside cover. Interior is tight and clean. Book in VG condition. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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16 Chapman, Frank M. THE BIRDS OF THE VICINITY OF NEW YORK CITY: A GUIDE TO THE LOCAL COLLECTION IN THE DEPARTMENT OF ORNITHOLOGY
New York American Museum Natural History 1906 Wraps Good+ Ornithology Size: Approx. 6 3/4" x 10" Photographs 
Reprinted from the American Museum Journal Vol. VI, Nos. 2 and 3, April and July, 1906. Guide Leaflet No. 22. 96 pp. with index. Errata inserted before back cover. Ex. museum with identification number and stamps on front cover and front freepaper. Covers are dirty, corners are bent, page edges are chipped, spine torn and exposed. Page edges are browning or dirty. Interior is tight. Document in Good+ condition. 
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17 Child, L. Maria LETTERS FROM NEW YORK (SECOND SERIES)
New York C. S. Francis & Co. 1845 Cloth Good New York Size: Approx. 5 " x 7 1/2" 
"I do not call this volume Letters from New York, on account of the unexpected popularity of the first volume, or because I consider it altogether appropriate; but I can think of no better name, under which to arrange articles so miscellaneous and incongruous in their character." 287 pp. Brown cloth covers over boards with gilt lettering on spine. Covers are rubbed, corners are bent with boards exposed, and edges are also rubbed with boards exposed in some areas. Cover spine top/bottom is ripped with serious shelf-wear, boards exposed, and large section of cloth (four inches) on spine is torn and hanging. Previous owner's name inscribed on front freepaper. Significant browning/foxing throughout, but text is easily legible. Overall book is in Good condition. 
Price: 32.50 USD
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18 Coler, Bird S. MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT
New York D. Appleton and Company 1900 Cloth Very Good New York Size: Approx. 4 3/4" x 7" 
As Illustrated by the Charter, Finances, and Public Charities of New York. Coler was Comptroller of the City. Contents: The City Charter; Public Charity; Charity Regulated; Income and Expenses; Water Supply; Transportation; City Development; The Church in Politics; and Political Machines. 200 pp. plus pages with advertisements for other D. Appleton publications. Red cloth covers with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Some soiling to covers, otherwise VG+. On front endpaper, ex.mus bookplate given by William Clement Putnam 1906 and ex.mus. numbers. Some discoloring to endpapers, otherwise interior is tight, clean and VG+. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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19 Cooksley, Florence A. A HISTORY OF MEDICINE IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK AND THE COUNTY OF MONROE
New York Rochester Museum of Arts and Sciences 1937 Wraps Good+ Medicine Size: Approx. 7 " x 10 " 
Reprint from New York State Journal of Medicine, November 1, November 15, December 1, December 15, 1936 and January 1, 1937. Cooksley was the librarian of the Rochester Academy of Medicine. 63 pp. Paper wraps in Fair condition with edges bent/chipped and dirt smudges to both front and back. Interior is tight and clean. Overall document in Good+ condition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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20 Davis, William T. STATEN ISLAND NAMES: YE OLDE NAMES AND NICKNAMES
New Brighton, NY Natural Science Association 1896 Paper Cover Good New York Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 3/4" Map 
Proceedings of the Natural Science Association of Staten Island. Vol. V, No. 5. Special No. 21. March 14th, 1896. Contents include: Names for Staten Island and Surrounding Waters, Points and Coves, Kills Creeks and Brooks, Necks, Islands and Meadow-Islands, Reefs Rocks Shoals &c., Hills, Valleys and Hollows, Springs Ponds and Swamps, Meadows Fields and Plains, Ferries and Landings, Roads and Lanes, Localities Settlements and Villages. Pages 20-76. Map of Staten Island (Motanucke, Monocknong, Aquehonga, Eghquaous, Staaten Eylant,) by Charles W. Leng, with Ye Olde Names and Nicknames, by William T. Davis, size approx. 22" x 33". Map is clean, tear to center crease fold. Green paper covers. Covers are browning along edges, edges chipped and creased, top corner is bumped and creased, spine creased and torn with ends missing and interior pages exposed. Ink numbers written on top cover. Covers are pulling/tearing away from interior, exposing staple-binding. Many interior pages are uncut at top edge, and top page edges are browning and dirty. Rest of document pages are clean, text is easily legible. Document in Good/Good+ condition. Scarce. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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