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Rails to the Catskills

Rails to the Catskills

RAILS TO THE CATSKILLS Railroading in the Northern and Southern Catskills A film by Tobe Carey, DVD, 95 minutes (Willow Mixed Media) RAILS TO THE CATSKILLS uses original footage, contemporary and vintage photographs, postcards, rare films, railfan movies, newspapers and historic archives to document the history of the dynamic railroad industry in the northern and southern Catskills. Catskill Mountain railroads have roots in the Delaware & Hudson Canal of the 1820s and the post-Civil War railroad boom. RAILS TO THE CATSKILLS explores: the Canajoharie & Catskill Railroad; the New York,...
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The Catskills in the Ice Age: Third Edition, Revised, Expanded

The Catskills in the Ice Age: Third Edition, Revised, Expanded

THE CATSKILLS IN THE ICE AGE Third Edition, Revised and Expanded By Robert Titus and Johanna Titus Published by Black Dome Press & Purple Mountain Press Paper, 6″ x 9″, 200 pages, 110 maps and photos ISBN 9781883789930, $19.95 This book is about perception, about seeing our familiar world in a new light. We can spend a lifetime enjoying the natural beauty of the Catskill Mountains and still be blind to much that is there. But now, guided by two resident science professors, we can embark on a journey through the past for a clearer understanding of the present—as well as the future, for...
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Elliott and Eleanor Roosevelt

Elliott and Eleanor Roosevelt

Winner of the Ella Dickey Literacy Medal   Elliott and Eleanor Roosevelt   The Story of a Father and His Daughter in the Gilded Age     By Geraldine Hawkins   Foreword by John Matteson, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Biography trade paper, 6″ x 9″, 416 pages, 50 illustrations, isbn 9781883789848, $21.95   Elliott Roosevelt was by all accounts as charming and charismatic as any member of that charming and charismatic family, including his famously gregarious godson, Franklin Delano Roosevelt. As an adolescent Elliott was the protector of his...
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Frederic Church's Olana

Frederic Church's Olana

Frederic Church’s Olana Architecture and Landscape as Art by James Anthony Ryan introduction by Franklin Kelly paperback, 8 ½ x 11, 104 pages, 74 photographs (31 full-color), isbn 9781883789282, $21.95.   “Almost an hour this side of Albany is the Center of the World—I own it.”----Frederic Edwin Church in a letter to Erastus Palmer, 7 July 1869. (The collection of the Albany Institute of History & Art) Olana, the Persian-style house and romantically-designed grounds built high on a hilltop just south of the city of Hudson by Hudson River School painter...
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Saving the Shawangunks

Saving the Shawangunks

Saving the Shawangunks   The Struggle to Protect One of Earth’s Last Great Places       by Carleton Mabee, winner of the Pulitzer Prize   photographs by Nora Scarlett   foreword by Cara Lee of The Nature Conservancy   32 full-color photographs by Nora Scarlett   70 B&W maps and photos   Paper, 8 x 10, 168 pp   Isbn: 9781883789886, $21.95       The successful grassroots fight to stop the construction of a 400-room hotel/conference center and 500 condominiums around Lake Minnewaska in New York State’s Shawangunk...
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The Farmer and the Grill

The Farmer and the Grill

The Farmer and the Grill A guide to grilling, barbecuing and spit-roasting grassfed meat…and for saving the planet, one bite at a time by Shannon Hayes foreword by Joel Salatin published by Left to Write Press paperback, 6″ x 9″, 164 pages, illustrated isbn: 9780979439100, $21.95 In her first book, The Grassfed Gourmet Cookbook , author and livestock farmer Shannon Hayes introduced a radically simple concept: sustainable practices like pasture-based farming translate into food that is tastier, healthier, and better for both people and the planet....
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The Life and Wars of John Stark

The Life and Wars of John Stark

STARK The Life and Wars of John Stark French and Indian War Ranger, Revolutionary War General by Richard V. Polhemus & John F. Polhemus Trade paperback, 6″ x 9″, 400 pages, 23 illustrations (maps, drawings, photos, paintings) $21.95, isbn 9781883789749 Engaging and enlightening. ... The authors subtitle their book French and Indian War Ranger, Revolutionary War General. But it is more. In several respects, it is an informative guide to key battles and individuals from the French and Indian War, in which Stark fought with the famed Roger's Rangers, and the events leading up...
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Underground Empires

Underground Empires

Underground Empires Two Centuries of Exploration, Adventure & Enterprise in New York’s Cave Country by Dana Cudmore foreword by Robert & Johanna Titus trade paper, 6″ x 9″, 344 pages, 87 illustrations isbn 9781883789985, $21.95 "I found this an enjoyable and compelling read, and for northeastern cavers interested in the history of our caves and our area, it is indispensable. … In sum, I consider Dana Cudmore’s Underground Empires well worth a place on the shelf next to Roger Brucker’s The Longest Cave. In that respect as well as in history, it puts Howe Caverns and Mammoth Cave...
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Paths to the Past: History Hikes

Paths to the Past: History Hikes

Paths to the Past History Hikes through the Hudson River Valley, Catskills, Berkshires, Taconics, Saratoga & Capital Region by Russell Dunn & Barbara Delaney foreword by Mark King, Executive Director, Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy trade paper, 6″ x 9″, 288 pages, 151 illustrations (143 full-color) isbn: 9781883789978, $22.95 Thirty-one guided hikes and walks explore the rich variety of landscapes in eastern upstate New York that offer still-visible evidence of the area’s long and colorful history from prehistoric Native American settlements to abandoned 20th-century industries. Walk in...
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The Grassfed Gourmet Cookbook

The Grassfed Gourmet Cookbook

The Grassfed Gourmet Cookbook , 2nd edition by Shannon Hayes foreword by Bruce Aidells publisher by Left to Write Press paperback, 7″x10″, 308 pages, illustrated isbn: 9780979439162, $22.95 A definitive guide to the health, animal welfare, environmental and culinary benefits of grass-fed foods. “The Grassfed Gourmet Cookbook is a required companion for all of us who wish to enjoy these [pasture raised] foods and support a better way of farming and eating.” Bruce Aidells, author of The Complete Meat Cookbook and Bruce Aidell’s Complete Book of Pork “Farming...
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