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Inventory #
History of the Bettschen Family
and its connections
Genealogical Biographical and Pictorial

Bettschen, Gottlieb

1910; soft cover; 112+ pp. This book covers the history of the Bettschen family and its branches in Europe, the United States and Canada. First edition. Well illustrated with many b&w photos. The card covers are worn and chipped, the fold-out map at the front is chipped and a portion is missing and some pages appears to be water stained.
Madeline Island &
the Chequamegon Region

Holzhueter, John O.

1986; State Historical Society of Wisconsin; soft cover; 59 pp. Madeline Island is in Lake Superior. Illustrated with b&w photos and a few maps. Minor wear to card covers, contents appear clean
World War II Adventures of Canada's Bluenose
The Americans

Higgins, Andrew and Jesse Spalding III

1998; Andrew Higgins; softcover; 192 pp including index. Stated first edition. The Bluenose II was purchased by 2 Americans and saw service in the second world war "carrying deadly cargoes of munitions and dynamite through the submarine infested waters of the Caribbean". Well illustrated with photographs and documents. The card covers are creased and worn with a couple of marks on the back where stickers have been removed. Contents appear clean.
Deep Roots
The history of Blake, Moffit & Towne
pioneers in paper since 1855

Wilson, Neill C., ed.

1955; Privately Printed, San Francisco; hard cover, no dj; 112 pp. Illustrated with photos, newspaper articles and other company documents. End papers are illustrated with a "family tree" of the company. Also included is a letter hand written by Mr. Towne gifting the book. Library pocket pasted down on inside front cover, and a minor water stain on the bottom of front board. The contents are clean and the binding is solid.
The Hudson
a history

Lewis, Tom

2005; Yale University Press; softcover, 340 pp including index. "A vivid history of the Hudson River and how it ha fired the American imagination for four hundred years.". Illustrated with b&w photos, drawings and one map. Card covers bumped at the corners, solid binding, contents are clean.
Shenandoah Heritage
The Story of the People Before the Park

Reeder, Carolyn and Jack

1978; Potomac Appalachian Trail CLub; softcover, 87 pp. Life of the people who lived in the area in the early 20th century. Illustrated with b&w photos. Wear to the front cover, solid binding.
Churchyards of Trinity Parish in the City of New York

1955; Corporation of Trinity Church; softcover, 85 pp. Enlarged edition. Illustrated with b&w photos. Good condition and the contents are clean.
Revolution in the Hudson Highlands

Ware, Thomas A., Lt Col.

1965; National Temple Hill Association Inc.; softcover; 41 pp; New Windsor Cantonment Publication No. 3. The book is written along the lines of a play in three acts and explains "the geographic and military significance of the Hudson Highlands during our War for Independence; how their presence helped to shape the strategies of both antagonists; and outline the military operations mounted either to seize or defend them". Illustrated with photos and maps. Some minor wear and staining to card covers; previous owner's name on title page - otherwise in good condition.
Pioneer Inns and Taverns
Volume Two

Guillet, Edwin

Eastern Ontario
1956; Ontario Publishing Company Ltd.; hardcover; 336 pp. First edition, numbered copy, being #91 of 600. Signed by the author. Volume two of this series covers Quebec, the Ottawa Valley and American Inns, with special reference to the New York-Buffalo route via the Hudson River and the Erie Canal. Illustrated with maps, b&w photographs and sketches and a couple of coloured illustrations. Sunfading to cloth covers - otherwise, the book is in very good condition.


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Maritimers in Massachussetts, Ontario and Alberta

Burrill, Gary

1992; McGill-Queen's University Press; hardcover with dj; 249 pp. The book is in very good condition.
Mary Clark Thompson
Canandaigua's Magnificent Benefactress

Hotra, Lynda McCurdy

1984; Ontario County Historical Society; stapled booklet; 40 pp. Illustrated with b&w photos. Minor scuffing to card covers - the contents are clean.
The Sailing Circle
19th Century Seafaring Women from New York

Druett, Joan and Mary Anne Wallace

1995; Three Village Historical Society & Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum; softcover; 46 pp including index. Well illustrated in b&w and colour. Minor wear to covers, contents are clean.
A City for the Nation
The Army Engineers and the Building of Washington D.C., 1790-1967

Cowdrey, Albert E.

1979; Historical Division, Office of Administrative Services, Office of the Chief of Engineers; stapled softcover; 75 pp. Well illustrated with b&w photos. Minor wear to covers, contents are clean.
History of Stoddard
Cheshire County, N.H.

Gould, Isaiah

1971 reprint; softcover; 139 pp including lists of marriages 1803-1854. Originally published in 1897 and covers the years 1774-1854 and also includes some information on the first settlement in 1768. Large fold-out map at rear shows locations of land and names of landowners. This map was not part of the original publication and was developed using data from the Cheshire County Gazetteer 1736-1885. Previous owner's name on ffep and some minor ink and pencil marks on marriage lists. Contents are clean.
Red Rock Eden
The Story of Fruita, One of Mormon Country's Most Isolated Settlements

Davidson, George E.

2002 reprint; Capital Reef Natural History Association; softcover; 63 pp. The history of the Fruita community - a community of never more than 10 families which was situated along the lower Fremont River in Utah between its exit from the gorges of Miners Mountain and its confluence with the Muddy River. Illustrated with many photographs. Very good condition.
Westchester's Forgotten Railway

An Account of The New York, Westchester and Boston Ry

Acara, Roger 1962; stapled booklet; 487 pp. "The sory of a short-lived short line which was at once America's finest railway and its poorest." With six appendices, sixty-seven photographs, two maps and other illustrations. A bit tattered, covers are creased and stained and there is rippling to some of the pages. Contents are clean.


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The Fort Sheridan Association
Its History and Achievements

Fort Sheridan Association

1920; hardcover; 487 pp. This book is dedicated as a memorial volume to the men of the first and second Fort Sheridan, Illinois training camps "who gave their lives to the cause of Liberty and Justice". The book is filled with photos and brief bios of the 270 men who were killed in WW 1. Also included are articles, rosters and pictures describing the first (May-Aug 1917) and second (Aug-Nov 1917) officers' training camps. Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering and decoration. This is an ex-library copy from Harvard College with the usual stamps and plates. The ffep has the name H.A. Gifford, 1st Company C.A.C, Fort Sheridan Sept 1917. Covers are creased and there are significant corner bumps and wear to the spine ends small stain on the front; a couple of pages are chipped, but it does not affect the text. This is a fairly heavy book which will affect shipping charges.
Swampscott Honor Roll World War 1917-1918

Records and descriptions of the men and women of Swampscott, Mass. who were in the military, naval or marine service during WW1. Many photos; brown leather with gilt lettering and gilt page ends top and side. Some breaking away from spine, but book is intact throughout. 96 pages. Owner's name is on ffep and is one of those mentioned in the book.
The Official Report of the Trial of Sarah Jane Robinson for the Murder of Prince Arthur Freeman in the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachussetts

Yerrinton, Mr. J.M.W

1888. 469 pp; contents are intact but binding is cracked and loose along spines. Previous owner has taped boards to spine and the top inch or so of spine leather is missing, but title is complete; fep and ffep are taped to spine. Priced accordingly. Lower end of spine is stamped "Library of Parliament, Canada".

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