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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 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, $21.95 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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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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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, $19.95.   “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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An American Aristocracy: The Livingstons

An American Aristocracy: The Livingstons

AN AMERICAN ARISTOCRACY The Livingstons By Clare Brandt Paper, 6″ x 9″, 314 pages, map & family genealogy ISBN 9781883789770  $17.95   A Livingston descendant once called the Hudson Valley, “Livingston Valley,” and with good reason. The original 1686 Royal patent of 160,000 acres on the east side of the Hudson River to Scottish merchant Robert Livingston grew within two generations to nearly one million acres and included vast portions of the Catskill Mountains as well. Intermarriages with other wealthy and influential Hudson Valley families—the...
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DIAMOND STREET

DIAMOND STREET

DIAMOND STREET The Story of the Little Town with the Big Red Light District by Bruce Edward Hall with a new foreword by Margaret B. Schram “How was it that, at one time, institutionalized vice virtually became a department of Hudson city government? And perhaps most importantly, why didn't anyone think this was unusual?” Bruce Edward Hall, 1994 This is the astonishing illicit history of Hudson, New York , which for many years was the unlikely setting for a world of prostitution, gambling, murder, and government corruption —with more than a touch of the Keystone Kops...
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Fort Crailo and the Van Rensselaers

Fort Crailo and the Van Rensselaers

Fort Crailo and the Van Rensselaers The Dutch Colonial Origins of Greenbush & the City of Rensselaer by Shirley W. Dunn Trade paperback, 208 pages, 6′ x 9′, 40 B&W illustrations ISBN: 9781883789824, Retail: $17.95 1663. As the first Dutch farms take root east of the Hudson River across from Fort Orange (Albany), a fortified farmhouse is built by the Van Rensselaers to protect their interests and provide a haven for settlers. Originally surrounded by a tall wooden palisade, Fort Crailo survived King Philip’s War, the French and Indian wars, and the Revolution. For...
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Rip Van Winkle

Rip Van Winkle

Rip Van Winkle The Mountain Top Edition Washington Irving’s classic story, with 33 drawings by famed early-20th-century illustrator N.C. Wyeth. Trade Paperback, 2-color illustrations, 6″ x 9″, 94 pages ISBN: 9781883789855, $13.95 With essays on N.C. Wyeth and Washington Irving. Published with The Mountain Top Historical Society
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The True Story of Fala

The True Story of Fala

The True Story of Fala by Margaret (Daisy) Suckley and Alice Dalgliesh drawings by E.N. Fairchild The story of  “The dog that owned a president” trade paper, 6″ x 9″, 80 pages 48 drawings & historic photographs $13.95, isbn 9781883789787 published in conjunction with Wilderstein Preservation   Fala was the Scotty dog who was the friend and companion of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Fala was sometimes serious, Sometimes happy, Sometimes pleading And always charming. You will want to read about him in this book.   So went the...
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