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Image for State of New York. Annual Report of the Forest Commission for the Year 1893. Vol. I. (Volume One)

State of New York. Annual Report of the Forest Commission for the Year 1893. Vol. I. (Volume One)

By: New York Forest Commission

Price: $1,295.00

Publisher: Albany NY, James B. Lyon: 1894

Seller ID: AC0600014

Condition: Fair


Ex Library. Green Hardcover worn and scuffed with bumped corners and spine ends. Front endpaper missing. Hinges split and repaired. Some overall weakness to binding. Some library marks. Many nice B&W illustrations and photographs. Some plates loose and repaired with tape. Pages and pates otherwise intact with few if any markings. Some age toning. This copy includes a near fine copy of the accompanying "Map of the Tracts, Patents and Land Grants of Northern N... View more info

Image for The Final Results of the Triangulation of the New York State Survey, Together with a Description of the Methods Employed.  Also, the Eleventh Annual Report of the Commissioners of the State Survey.  Transmitted to the Legislature, March 22, 1887

The Final Results of the Triangulation of the New York State Survey, Together with a Description of the Methods Employed. Also, the Eleventh Annual Report of the Commissioners of the State Survey. Transmitted to the Legislature, March 22, 1887

By: Commissioners of the State Survey

Price: $895.00

Publisher: Albany NY, Weed, Parsons and Company, Printers: 1887

Seller ID: AC0700011

Condition: Fair


Internally complete. Some pages detached. Cover very water damaged and musty. Endpapers with some water staining and marks. Maps and plates intact and all present, although some plates are detached as indicated. Book is valuable for the maps and plates as much as anything else. Includes 6 very nice plates of instruments on heavy page stock (Plate titles models of tripod and tower signals; Reconnaissance telescopes and heliotrope; Twelve-inch direction theodolite; T... View more info

Image for Lucretia: or Lost in the Adirondacks! Triumphs of a Southern Beauty. A Tale of Love at Piseco! A Faithful Lover's Tragic End! "Truth Stranger Than Fiction." Adventure in "Forest and Stream

Lucretia: or Lost in the Adirondacks! Triumphs of a Southern Beauty. A Tale of Love at Piseco! A Faithful Lover's Tragic End! "Truth Stranger Than Fiction." Adventure in "Forest and Stream

By: Phillips, Ephraim (Ex-Sheriff)

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Schenectady NY, Chas. Burrows, Printer,: 1890

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: AX02BOX01006

Condition: Good


Cover with age toning and some edgewear. Otherwise clean and intact throughout. Lucretia, a woman who lives reclusively in the forest with her parents, is discovered and subsequently returns with her search party to Piseco Lake where she falls in love. Plum Adirondack Bibliography number 7346. Please see image. 60 pages. View more info

Image for Zoology of New York, or the New-York Fauna; comprising detailed descriptions of all the animals hitherto observed within the state of New-York, with brief notices of those occasionally found near its borders, and accompanied by appropriate illustrations.  Part II: Birds

Zoology of New York, or the New-York Fauna; comprising detailed descriptions of all the animals hitherto observed within the state of New-York, with brief notices of those occasionally found near its borders, and accompanied by appropriate illustrations. Part II: Birds

By: De Kay, James E.

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Albany, Printed by Carroll and Cook: 1844

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: AM0100018

Condition: Good


General weakness to sewn binding. One plate detached (#1) and one signature (plates #16-22) detached. Looseness to other signatures. Foxing/discoloration to to some plates (notably #'s 1, 65, 75, 98 and 125). A scarce and very seminal work, this is one of only 300 colored copies produced. Complete copies are becoming more scarce as the books are broken up for the individual plates. Please see images. Images of all plates are available. 380 pages plus 141 full pag... View more info

Image for Map of the Adirondack Wilderness, compiled by S. R. Stoddard, Glenns Falls N.Y., Twentieth (Revised) Edition

Map of the Adirondack Wilderness, compiled by S. R. Stoddard, Glenns Falls N.Y., Twentieth (Revised) Edition

By: Stoddard, S. R.

Price: $685.00

Publisher: Glens Falls NY, Seneca Ray Stoddard: 1898

Edition: 20th

Seller ID: AX02BOX01010

Condition: Very Good


20th (1898) Edition of Seneca Ray Stoddard's incredibly popular pocket map of the Adirondacks. First published in 1880, it went through many revisions. Not as frame-able as some of his other maps (notably his unfolded "Map of the Adirondacks, published in the early 20th century) it is nonetheless one of his most collected and sought after maps. This edition, as with many of the later issues, has highlighted (pink) boundary of the park as well as letters of "Adiro... View more info

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Woodcraft

By: Nessmuk" (George Washington Sears)

Price: $650.00

Publisher: New York, Forest and Stream Publishing Co.: 1884

Seller ID: AG0100012

Condition: Good


Decorative green cloth cover with wear, some dark staining and scuffing, with bumps to corners. First blank endpage missing. Previous owner name inked to second front endpage. Minor marks to some margins. Minor weakness to a couple of signatures. Plum Adirondack Bibliography number 5162. Please see image. 149 pages. View more info

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The Beloved Physician

By: Chalmers, Stephen

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Saranac Lake NY, Privately Printed: 1915

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: AX02BOX01008

Condition: Very Good


A short self-published or privately issued edition, in string-tied wraps. This has a Nov. 2, 1915 copyright - one year earlier than the 1916 Houghton Mifflin hardcover ("The Beloved Physician: Edward Livingston Trudeau") which is an expanded edition and the first commercially published edition. This 1915 issue also lacks the "Edward Livingston Trudeau" subtitle. The pamphlet contains a poem by Chalmers given to Trudeau, 3 photographs, and mostly text divi... View more info

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Adirondack League Club Yearbook, 1892

By: Adirondack League Club

Price: $500.00

Publisher: New York, Club Press; F. F. McBreen, Printer: 1892

Seller ID: AX02BOX01022

Condition: Good


Green cloth cover with gilt title and deer head. Some scuffs and staining on cover. Edges and corners bumped. Some pages with light dampstaining along top edge, not impacting text or plates. Fold-out map of Honnedaga Lake in very good condition. Club constitution, by-laws, members. Illustrated with plates and drawings. Newspaper clipping and owner bookplate attached to front pastedown. Plum Adirondack Bibliography number 6496. Please see image. 70 Pages. View more info

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Adirondack Mountain Club Guide to Adirondack Trails: Northeastern Section

By: Adirondack Mountain Club, Orra A. Phelps, and W. A. Andrews

Price: $485.00

Publisher: Albany NY, Adirondack Mountain Club: 1934

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: AP0100040

Condition: Good


A very nice copy of this first edition. The guidebook is still published by the Adirondack Mountain Club, although now it is in its 15th edition and has spawned a huge series of books each dedicated to a different part of the park. Dark green paper wraps with light wear, but otherwise very presentable and well preserved. Both front and rear hinges have reinforcing tape (archival quality repair cloth) inside the cover, but I have seen this on every copy of this book I... View more info

Image for A New and Concise Geographical and Historical Description of Clinton County (New York), Accompanying Averill & Hagar's New Map of the County, Compiled from Original Manuscripts and other Reliable Sources.  Adapted to the Wants of Businesses, and to the Us

A New and Concise Geographical and Historical Description of Clinton County (New York), Accompanying Averill & Hagar's New Map of the County, Compiled from Original Manuscripts and other Reliable Sources. Adapted to the Wants of Businesses, and to the Us

By: Averill, H. K. Jr., and Hagar, C. W.

Price: $425.00

Publisher: Plattsburgh, Averill & Hagar: 1879

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: AC0800027

Condition: Fair


A scarce first edition of this very collectible piece. Condition is quite rough, with stains, significant chipping, and a weak binding. Map remains intact, although stained, chipped, creased and soiled. Please see or ask for image. Pages likewise intact but dirty and worn. Hagar was a Plattsburgh school supply agent working out of Winslow's Block. Averill was a local civil engineer, surveyor, draughtsman, and patent agent. Please see image. More available. 17 pa... View more info

Image for The Summer Tourist, Descriptive of the Delaware and Hudson Canal Co's Railroads and Their Summer Resorts! Season of 1879

The Summer Tourist, Descriptive of the Delaware and Hudson Canal Co's Railroads and Their Summer Resorts! Season of 1879

By: Butler, B. C.

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Boston MA, Franklin Press: 1879

Seller ID: AX02BOX02019

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth cover with some scuffs and stains. Wear to edges. Small penciled note to front endpapers. Interior and pages clean and intact. Plum Adirondack Bibliography number 1214. Please see image. 173 pages plus ads at rear. View more info

Image for A Complete History of Lake George: Embracing a Great Variety of Information and Compiled with an Especial Reference to Meet the Wants of the Travelling Community; Intended as a Descriptive Guide: Together with a Complete History and Present Appearance of Ticonderoga

A Complete History of Lake George: Embracing a Great Variety of Information and Compiled with an Especial Reference to Meet the Wants of the Travelling Community; Intended as a Descriptive Guide: Together with a Complete History and Present Appearance of Ticonderoga

By: Marvin, Henry

Price: $375.00

Publisher: New York, Sibells & Maigne: 1853

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: AX02BOX01021

Condition: Good


Green cloth cover intact with some rubbing and wear. Pages with some foxing and some pages with dampstaining to the lower inner portion. Fold out map in front is heavily foxed but intact with little wear. Some weakness to front hinge and slight splitting here. Book otherwise intact and clean. Plum Adirondack Bibliography number 559. Please see images. 102 pages View more info

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The Adirondack; or Life in the Woods

By: Headley, J. T.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: New York, Baker and Scribner: 1849

Seller ID: AP0100041

Condition: Good


Text clean and pages intact. Some looseness to binding, notably at frontis where frontis and tissue guard have separated from sewn binding. Pages with some wear and aging, particularly spotting to endpapers and edges. Illustrations present and intact, but with some age spotting. This is most notable to the frontispiece. Green cloth hardcover with scuffs and wear, bumped corners and some splitting to cloth at edges (please see scanned image of spine). Plum Adirondack... View more info

Image for Second Annual Report of the Commissioners of Fisheries, Game and Forests (for the year ending September 30, 1896)

Second Annual Report of the Commissioners of Fisheries, Game and Forests (for the year ending September 30, 1896)

By: Davis, Barnet H., Weed, William R., Babcock, Charles H., Thompson, Edward, and Holden, Hendrick S.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Albany NY, Wynkoop Hallenbeck Crawford Co., Printers: 1897

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: AQ0700041

Condition: Good


Green cloth cover with wear and bumping and fading to spine. Title page with gift note in blue crayon or grease pencil from Barnet H. Davis, the president of the commission. All plates and illustrations present, including many Denton and other full page color plates. Plum Adirondack Bibliography number 2041. Please see images. 521 pages. View more info

Image for Third Annual Report of the Commissioners of Fisheries, Game and Forests (for the year ending September 30, 1897)

Third Annual Report of the Commissioners of Fisheries, Game and Forests (for the year ending September 30, 1897)

By: Davis, Barnet H., Weed, William R., Babcock, Charles H., Thompson, Edward, and Holden, Hendrick S.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Albany NY, Wynkoop Hallenbeck Crawford Co., Printers: 1898

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: AQ0700042

Condition: Good


Decorative green cloth cover with rubbing, wear and fading but intact overall. Interior complete with a weak binding and a few separated pages (all present and intact). Some page with light soiling and corner creases. All plates and illustrations present, including many Denton and other full page color plates. Fold out map opposite page 372 in good condition with a moderate (appx 3 inch) closed tear near binding (Map of the State of New York, Showing Catchment Basins of... View more info

Image for Fourth Annual Report of the Commissioners of Fisheries, Game and Forests (for the year ending September 30, 1898)

Fourth Annual Report of the Commissioners of Fisheries, Game and Forests (for the year ending September 30, 1898)

By: Davis, Barnet H., Weed, William R., Babcock, Charles H., Thompson, Edward, and Holden, Hendrick S.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Albany NY, Wynkoop Hallenbeck Crawford Co., Printers: 1899

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: AQ0700043

Condition: Very Good


Decorative cloth cover intact with some wear, bumps and rubbing. All plates and illustrations present, including many Denton and other full page color plates. Interior and pages complete with light weakness and minor splitting to binding. Plum Adirondack Bibliography number 2041. Please see images. 442 pages. View more info

Image for Fifth Annual Report of the Commissioners of Fisheries, Game and Forests (for the year ending September 30, 1899)

Fifth Annual Report of the Commissioners of Fisheries, Game and Forests (for the year ending September 30, 1899)

By: Davis, Barnet H., Weed, William R., Babcock, Charles H., Thompson, Edward, and Holden, Hendrick S.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Albany NY, James B. Lyon, State Printer: 1900

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: AQ0700044

Condition: Fair


Decorative cloth cover with some wear and smudging. Pages with some dampstaining to edges. Some plates impacted by this on corners and edges, but not plate areas. Frontis plate (The Canadian Red Trout Adult Male) with some smudging to margins. A few pages with some tears to lower edge. Binding weak with some splits and evidence of taped repairs to front and rear endpapers. Stamp on front endpapers reading "Compliments of J. Warren Pond, Chief Game Protector." Pl... View more info

Image for Sixth Annual Report of the Forest, Fish and Game Commission (for the year ending September 30, 1900)

Sixth Annual Report of the Forest, Fish and Game Commission (for the year ending September 30, 1900)

By: Commissioners of Forest, Fish and Game

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Albany NY, James B. Lyon, State Printer: 1901

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: AQ0700045

Condition: Very Good


Decorative brown cloth cover with moderate wear, smudging and bumping to edges/corners. Penciled price to blank endpaper. Pages edges with smudging and some wear. Front blank endpaper with a closed tear to top edge. Interior otherwise clean and intact. All illustrations and maps present, intact and clean, including 11 Denton fish plates. Plum Adirondack Bibliography number 2043. Please see images. 532 pages. View more info

Image for Eighth and Ninth Reports of the Forest, Fish and Game Commission of the State of New York (1902 and 1903 Annual Reports)

Eighth and Ninth Reports of the Forest, Fish and Game Commission of the State of New York (1902 and 1903 Annual Reports)

By: Commissioners of Forest, Fish and Game

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Albany NY, J. B. Lyon Company, Printers: 1904

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: AQ0700047

Condition: Good


Green cloth cover clean and intact with some scuffs, light smudges and wear. Interior with light wear. Pages and illustrations all clean and intact. Weakness to binding at rear hinge. Rear blank endpaper with a small hole. All plates and illustrations present, including many Denton and other full page color plates. Plum Adirondack Bibliography number 2043. Please see images. 456 pages. View more info

Image for Annual Reports of the Forest, Fish and Game Commissioner of the State of New York for 1904-1905-1906 (Tenth, Eleventh and Twelfth Annual Reports)

Annual Reports of the Forest, Fish and Game Commissioner of the State of New York for 1904-1905-1906 (Tenth, Eleventh and Twelfth Annual Reports)

By: Whipple, James F., Commissioner of Forest, Fish and Game

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Albany NY, J. B. Lyon Company, State Printers: 1907

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: AQ0700048

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth cover clean and intact with some wear and scuffs to spine. Illustrations and maps all present, including many full page color plates (many fish and at least one bird), many full page monochrome plates, and a fold out map of beaver distribution and reintroduction. Plum Adirondack Bibliography number 2043. Please see images. 418 pages. View more info

Image for First Annual Report of the Commissioners of Fisheries, Game and Forests (for the year ending September 30, 1895)

First Annual Report of the Commissioners of Fisheries, Game and Forests (for the year ending September 30, 1895)

By: Davis, Barnet H., Lyman, H. H., Weed, William R., Babcock, Charles H., and Thompson, Edward

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Albany NY, Wynkoop Hallenbeck Crawford Co., Printers: 1896

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: AR0700053

Condition: Very Good


Decorative green cloth cover with some edgewear and light scuffs. Interior complete and clean with a some minor paper cracking at fornt hinge. All plates and illustrations present, including many Denton and other full page color plates. Plum Adirondack Bibliography number 2041. Please see images. 376 pages. View more info

Image for The Adirondack League Club, 1890-1990

The Adirondack League Club, 1890-1990

By: Comstock, Edward Jr. and Mark C. Webster

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Old Forge NY, The Adirondack League Club: 1990

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: AW0400026

ISBN: 0962725501

Condition: Very Good


Previous owner name stamp to front endpapers. Map in rear pocket intact and in very good condition, vg or fine. Dust jacket with some edge wear and small edge tears and creases. Please see image. 287 pages. View more info

Image for Map of the Adirondack Forest and Adjoining Territory, compiled from the Official Maps and Field Notes on File at Albany, N.Y., by the Authority of the Fisheries, Game and Forest Commission (Cover Title: Map of the Adirondack Lands)

Map of the Adirondack Forest and Adjoining Territory, compiled from the Official Maps and Field Notes on File at Albany, N.Y., by the Authority of the Fisheries, Game and Forest Commission (Cover Title: Map of the Adirondack Lands)

By: The State of New York Fisheries, Game and Forest Commission

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Albany NY, The State of New York Fisheries, Game and Forest Commission: 1895

Seller ID: AX02BOX01011

Condition: Very Good


Complete with all sections / maps. Green cloth hard cover contains four folded maps. Each map covers one quadrant of the Adirondacks. Black ribbon tie is intact. This copy has the typical wear to creases and some holes/tears at corners of folds. Otherwise clean and intact overall. This is one of the first editions of this map issued in a cover labeled "The Fisheries, Game and Forest Commission" (1895-1899) as previous versions were issued in a cover labeled ... View more info

Image for Map of the Adirondack Forest and Adjoining Territory, compiled from the Official Maps and Field Notes on File at Albany, N.Y., by the Authority of the Fisheries, Game and Forest Commission (Cover Title: Map of the Adirondack Lands)

Map of the Adirondack Forest and Adjoining Territory, compiled from the Official Maps and Field Notes on File at Albany, N.Y., by the Authority of the Fisheries, Game and Forest Commission (Cover Title: Map of the Adirondack Lands)

By: The State of New York Fisheries, Game and Forest Commission

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Albany NY, The State of New York Fisheries, Game and Forest Commission: 1895

Seller ID: AX02BOX01012

Condition: Very Good


Complete with all sections / maps. Green cloth hard cover contains four folded maps. Each map covers one quadrant of the Adirondacks. Brown ribbon tie is intact. This copy has the typical wear to creases and some holes/tears at corners of folds. Otherwise clean and intact overall. This is one of the last editions of this map issued in a cover labeled "The Forest Commission", as subsequent maps were issued in a cover labeled "The Fisheries, Game and Forest ... View more info

Image for Map of the Adirondack Forest and Adjoining Territory, compiled from the Official Maps and Field Notes on File at Albany, N.Y., by the Authority of the Fisheries, Game and Forest Commission (Cover Title: Adirondack Map 1898)

Map of the Adirondack Forest and Adjoining Territory, compiled from the Official Maps and Field Notes on File at Albany, N.Y., by the Authority of the Fisheries, Game and Forest Commission (Cover Title: Adirondack Map 1898)

By: The State of New York Fisheries, Game and Forest Commission

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Albany NY, The State of New York Fisheries, Game and Forest Commission: 1898

Seller ID: AX02BOX01013

Condition: Very Good


Complete with all sections / maps. Unlike earlier editions, this edition of the maps has only two maps covering the same territory. Each map is this twice the size of the earlier editions and covers one quadrant of the Adirondacks. Green cloth hard cover contains two folded maps. Ribbon tie is intact. This copy has the typical wear to creases and some holes/tears at corners of folds. Otherwise clean and intact overall. Please see image. Each map appx 35.5 by 55.5 inche... View more info

Image for Taintor's Route and City Guide The Hudson River route. New York to Albany, Saratoga Springs, Lake George, Lake Champlain, Adirondack Mountains, and Montreal

Taintor's Route and City Guide The Hudson River route. New York to Albany, Saratoga Springs, Lake George, Lake Champlain, Adirondack Mountains, and Montreal

By: Taintor, Charles Newhall

Price: $300.00

Publisher: New York, Taintor Brothers: 1875

Seller ID: AX02BOX01032

Condition: Fair


Green paper covers torn and creased with portions missing from bottom of front cover and bottom quarter of rear cover detached but present. Quite torn near spine. All maps present, with larger, long fold out map near front present but torn - top panel attached to book with everything else detached from this. Some tears and chips. Pages with some minor pencil markings in margins and corner wear overall. Please see images. Plum Adirondack Bibliography number 1197. 131 page... View more info

Image for Possons' Guide to Lake George Lake Champlain and Adirondacks, Embracing that part of the Adirondack Mountains reached from Lake Champlain

Possons' Guide to Lake George Lake Champlain and Adirondacks, Embracing that part of the Adirondack Mountains reached from Lake Champlain

By: Possons, Chas. H.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Glens Falls NY, Chas. H. Possons: 1889

Seller ID: AX02BOX01023b

Condition: Very Good


Cover intact with some bending, creases and general wear. Some very light markings to text. Maps in excellent Condition. Plum Adirondack Bibliography number 1217. Please see images. 226 pages plus many ads. View more info

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The Indian Pass

By: Street, Alfred B.

Price: $275.00

Publisher: New York, Hurd and Houghton: 1869

Seller ID: AP0100031

ISBN: 1399591517

Condition: Good


Gift inscriptions to front endpapers and a penciled price to following blank page. Some pages with some dark stains to the margins. Pages age toned, text otherwise clean. Edge worn and binding intact with some splitting between sewn signatures. Green cloth cover with wear and bumps to the edges and corners, and fraying to spine ends. Intact otherwise with some scuffing. Spine leaning or tilted. Plum Adirondack Bibliography number 627. Please see image. 201 pages. View more info

Image for First Annual Report of the Commissioners of Fisheries, Game and Forests (for the year ending September 30, 1895)

First Annual Report of the Commissioners of Fisheries, Game and Forests (for the year ending September 30, 1895)

By: Davis, Barnet H., Lyman, H. H., Weed, William R., Babcock, Charles H., and Thompson, Edward

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Albany NY, Wynkoop Hallenbeck Crawford Co., Printers: 1896

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: AQ0700040

Condition: Good


Decorative green cloth cover with rubbing, wear and fading. Interior complete and clean with a weak binding and a few separated pages (all present and intact). All plates and illustrations present, including many Denton and other full page color plates. Plum Adirondack Bibliography number 2041. Please see images. 376 pages. View more info

Image for Adirondack Murray: A Biographical Appreciation

Adirondack Murray: A Biographical Appreciation

By: Radford, Harry V.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, Broadway Publishing Company: 1906

Edition: 2nd

Seller ID: AX02BOX02020

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth cover with gold lettering . Decorative gold design and title to spine Light wear. Small date stamps to front eps. Pencil mark to rear eps. Otherwise clean and intact throughout. Plum Adirondack Bibliography number 7009. Please see image. 84 pages. View more info