Stomping Grounds Books & Ephemera

Stomping Grounds offers new books, collectible used books, and vintage paper. Our selection of newly published titles feature New York State authors and themes. Our used book inventory features items with distinguishing characteristics such as fine bindings or brilliant illustrations. Our "ephemera" includes old catalogs, brochures, trade cards, postcards, sheet music, art prints, and much more.

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The Hobbit, or There and Back Again

$16.99
Author: 
Tolkien, J. R. R.
Book Info
Binding: 
Hardcover
Condition: 
New
DJ Condition: 
New
Illustrated: 
Illustrated
Illustrator: 
Illustrated by the Author
ISBN / Basin: 
9780395071229

Vintage Spirits an Forgotten Cocktails From the Alamagoozum to the Zombie and Beyond

$19.99
Author: 
Haigh, Ted
Book Info
Published Date: 
2009
Binding: 
Hardcover
Condition: 
New
DJ Condition: 
No Jacket
Illustrated: 
Illustrated
Illustrator: 
B&W photographs
ISBN / Basin: 
1592535615

Seneca County and the Civil War

$19.99
Author: 
Gable, Walter
Book Info
Published Date: 
2014
Edition: 
First Edition
Binding: 
Softcover
Condition: 
New
DJ Condition: 
No Jacket
Illustrated: 
Illustrated
Illustrator: 
B&W photo illustrations
ISBN / Basin: 
9781626196339
Author donates proceeds to Memorial Day Museum in Waterloo, NY.

Curiosities of the Finger Lakes, Hidden Ancient Ruins, Flying Machines, The Boy Who Caught a Trout with His Nose and More

$19.99
Author: 
Zimmer, Melanie
Book Info
Published Date: 
2014
Binding: 
Softcover
DJ Condition: 
No Jacket
Illustrated: 
Not Illustrated
ISBN / Basin: 
9781626190924

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Seas (Sea)

$25.00
Author: 
Verne, Jules
Book Info
Published Date: 
1890s edition
Binding: 
Hardcover
Condition: 
Good+
DJ Condition: 
No Jacket
Illustrated: 
Not Illustrated
Antique hardcover copy. No publication date printed in book but likely an 1890s edition. Sturdy binding. Mild tanning to pages. Previous owner's name blacked out on end paper. Generally clean interior. Mild cover wear.

Princess Polly at Play

$25.00
Author: 
Brooks, Amy
Book Info
Published Date: 
1915
Binding: 
Hardcover
Condition: 
Good
DJ Condition: 
No Jacket
Illustrated: 
Not Illustrated
Binding sturdy though somewhat off square. Spots of margin soil. Gift inscription. Generally clean interior.

The Howl of the Malemute, The Story of an Alaskan Winter

$25.00
Author: 
Machetanz, Sara
Book Info
Published Date: 
1961
Edition: 
First Edition
Binding: 
Hardcover
Condition: 
Good
DJ Condition: 
Poor
Illustrated: 
Illustrated
ISBN / Basin: 
B0006AX22C
Signed and nicely inscribed by Sara and Fred Machetanz, author and illustrator, respectively. Sturdy binding. Pages clean apart from mild tanning. Some cover wear and discoloration. Heavy wear and staining to dust jacket.

Thomas Jefferson, The Art of Power

$35.00
Author: 
Meacham, Jon
Book Info
Published Date: 
2012
Edition: 
1st Edition
Binding: 
Hardcover
Condition: 
Very Good
DJ Condition: 
Very Good
Illustrated: 
Illustrated
ISBN / Basin: 
9781400067664
Signed copy with "Signed Copy" sticker on dust jacket. Clean pages. Sturdy binding. Light exterior wear.

Voltaire's Candide

$15.00
Author: 
Voltaire (Illustrated by Rockwell Kent)
Book Info
Published Date: 
1929
Binding: 
Hardcover
Condition: 
Very Good
DJ Condition: 
Good
Illustrated: 
Illustrated
Illustrator: 
Rockwell Kent
Sturdy binding. Clean pages. Original jacket present with some discloration from age and edgewear.

Plants of the Fontenelle Forest, An illustrated, descriptive list of plants growing in Fontenelle Forest

$12.50
Author: 
Omaha Botany Club
Book Info
Published Date: 
1959
Binding: 
Softcover
Condition: 
Good
DJ Condition: 
No Jacket
Illustrated: 
Illustrated
Illustrator: 
B&W illustrations
ISBN / Basin: 
B000VHJOOK
Generally clean pages and sturdy binding. Cover soil.