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Fire and Water, by William E. Kae & Jack Messmer
#5679    $25.00
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Fire and Water, by William E. Kae & Jack Messmer

This book, prepared for the Buffalo Harbor Museum, highlights disasters on the Buffalo Harbor and the surrounding Waterfront. Softcover.

Frank Lloyd Wright's Gardner's Cottage at the Martin House Complex
Karen J. S. Tashjian, AIA
#4758    $17.95
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Frank Lloyd Wright's Gardner's Cottage at the Martin House Complex

Tashjian's work is a visual essay of images accompanied by short quotations, primarily by Wright himself. Her images document the house and compel the viewer to take a closer look at its details...Softcover 86 pages.

Girl Without a Name, The, by Sandra Block
#5646    $14.99
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Girl Without a Name, The, by Sandra Block

The "Girl Without A Name" is a powerful novel of memory and forgetting, of unexpected friendship and understanding…and of the secrets we protect no matter the consequences. Softcover.

Hidden Treasure: TheChautauqua Commission of Buffalo's E.B. Green
Ed Evans
#3672    $12.95
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Hidden Treasure: TheChautauqua Commission of Buffalo's E.B. Green

A fascinating story of the connection between Chautauqua and Buffalo's premier architect at the beginning of the 20th century...Softcover 39 pages.

First Ward II: Fingy Connors & The New Century by Richard Sullivan
#5066    $19.95
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First Ward II: Fingy Connors & The New Century by Richard Sullivan

Based on actual events and the real people who drove them, The First Ward II documents the rivalry between dock-walloper turned millionaire Fingy Connors and two brothers who emerged from the Buffalo Orphan Asylum to claim political power: Alderman John P. Sullivan and Detective Sergeant James E. Sullivan. Their lives intersect with the giants of their day; cousin John L. Sullivan, humorist Mark Twain, Presidents William McKinley and Teddy Roosevelt, publisher William Randolph Hearst and the Rainbow City: the 1901 Pan-American Exposition. Softcover.

Frank Lloyd Wright's Scholarly Clients: William & Mary Heath, by Patrick Mahoney, AIA
#5575    $34.99
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Frank Lloyd Wright's Scholarly Clients: William & Mary Heath, by Patrick Mahoney, AIA

This book highlights the life of William and Mary Heath and their three decade loyalty and bond with architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Softcover.

Golden Age of Buffalo Sports1945-1950, The by Daniel P. Starr
#4368    $24.95
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Golden Age of Buffalo Sports1945-1950, The by Daniel P. Starr

Post WWII, sports entered a golden age. Spectators flocked to Memorial Auditorium, Civic Stadium and Offermann Stadium in spectacular numbers to watch their teams perform successfully and their favorite athletes achieve stardom. Baseball, basketball, football and hockey, as well as boxing and wrestling, all enjoyed remarkable success. Then came television, the growth of suburbs, and the mushrooming of the Sunbelt. With those developments, the Golden Age diminished almost as quickly as it had exploded.

Himself, by William J. Donohue
#5521    $19.95
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Himself, by William J. Donohue

Follow the lives of John and Patrick Donohue, two brothers growing up in the Old First Ward in Buffalo, New York in the mid 1800s. Orphaned as children, the are sent to live with their grandmother. When Civil War breaks out, both brothers join the Union Army. This book is a Civil War veterans's struggle with rebels, Brits and devils. Softcover.

First Ward, The by Richard Sullivan
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First Ward, The by Richard Sullivan

Irish labors working along Buffalo's waterfront between 1850 and 1900 are the subjects of this novel.Sullivan drew on research into the city's history, plus family stoties, for a fictional narrative that weaves together the lives of Mark Twain, former First Ward saloon-keeper Fingy Conners and the Sullivan brothers, poor lads.Softcover who rose to positions of power and influence in the "unruly" port city of the late 19th century.

Frozen Assets : The Beautiful Truth About Western NewYork's Fourth Season by Mark D. Donnelly, Ph.D.
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Frozen Assets : The Beautiful Truth About Western NewYork's Fourth Season by Mark D. Donnelly, Ph.D.

In this book, Mark Donnelly, award-winning photographer and one of Buffalo's most boisterous civic cheerleaders, views the city through the lens of perhaps our most misunderstood three months - our spectacular winters.

Gone for a Sojer Boy
Neal E. Wixson
#4774    $22.95
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Gone for a Sojer Boy

This is a companion book to Echoes from the Boys of Company H and is based upon hundreds of letters from a few Civil War soldiers of Company H, 100th Regiment, New York State Volunteers. They provide rare insight into the life and thoughts of common soldiers.

Hotel Lafayette, The: Restoring Louise Bethune's Masterpiece by Jacqueline Arbarella
#5387    $29.95
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Hotel Lafayette, The: Restoring Louise Bethune's Masterpiece by Jacqueline Arbarella

This book is about the rebirth of a treasured landmark in beautiful photographic detail. Originally opened in 1904, the Hotel Lafayette was designed by Buffalo's Louise Blanchard Bethune, the country's first professional woman architect. After decades of neglect, the hotel has been meticulously restored in breathtaking architectural detail and has taken its place on the National Register of Historic Places. Soft cover.

Flat Water Tuesday by Ron Irwin
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Flat Water Tuesday by Ron Irwin

Rob Carrey, the son of a working-class cabinet maker, arrives at the Fenton School with a scholarship to row and a chip on his shoulder. Generations of austere Fenton men have led the rowing team, known as the God Four, to countless victories—but none are as important or renowned as the annual Tuesday-afternoon race against their rival, Warwick. Hard Cover

Game Changers: The Greatest Plays in Buffalo Bills Football History by Marv Levy with Jeff Miller
#5471    $24.95
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Game Changers: The Greatest Plays in Buffalo Bills Football History by Marv Levy with Jeff Miller

The authors have researched the team's history and assembled the plays that clinched victories, won championships, or earned bragging rights. All the plays are lavishly illustrated with accompanying photographs, most in full color. Hard Cover.

Grain Dust Dreams by David W. Tarbet
#5595    $16.95
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Grain Dust Dreams by David W. Tarbet

This book tells the story of terminal grain elevators - concrete colossi that stand in the middle of a deep river of grain that they lift, sort and send on. From their invention in Buffalo, New York, through their present-day operation in Thunder Bay, Ontario, the author examines the difficulties and dangers of working in a grain elevator - showing how they operate and describing the effects that the grain trade has on the lives of individual and cities. Softcover

House of Many Windows, The, by John Robert Allen
#5083    $21.95
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House of Many Windows, The, by John Robert Allen

This is story of one man's life and his journey to become a millionaire. Wallace Paine was born in the late 1800's. His grandmother led a psychotic life that ultimately affected the entire family. From the shooting of President McKinley in 1901 to the last years of Mr. Paine's life in the Finger Lakes, this book is a glimps into corupt business dealings in the Orient to life in a small city. Softcover 608 pages.

Frank Lloyd Wright's Buffalo Venture
Jack Quinan
#4999    $35.00
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Frank Lloyd Wright's Buffalo Venture

From the Larkin Building to Broadacre City. A catalogue of buildings and projects. Softcover 211 pages.

George Clinton, Master Builder of New York State, by John K. Lee
#5534    $9.95
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George Clinton, Master Builder of New York State, by John K. Lee

John K. Lee brings new attention to New York States first governor. This engaging biography enriched with an array of illustrations, shines a bright light on an early American politician whose remarkable vision and leadership powerfully shaped the Empire State. Hardcover.

Great Divorce, The by Ilyon Woo
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Great Divorce, The by Ilyon Woo

There was a time in America when married women could not vote, own property, or earn their own wages - when they had few rights of their own, let alone to their children. In 1815, Eunice Hawley Chapman(Western New York connection) fought back, taking on her husband, the law, and a reclusive religious sect known as the Shakers in a battle for her missing children. She made history. This, for the first time, is her story.

How to Cook For A Man You Want To Be Dessert
May Dolce
#5096    $15.95
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How to Cook For A Man You Want To Be Dessert

Food, passion, sex, love: ingredients for a happy life, right? But what is the recipe? This is a wise, sad, and funny novel for those who love family and food. Softcover 271 pages