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Hudson Valley & Hudson River

Books about the Hudson Valley and the Hudson River



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Mohonk and the Smileys

Mohonk and the Smileys

MOHONK AND THE SMILEYS A National Historic Landmark and the Family That Created It By Larry E. Burgess, Foreword by Bert Smiley 8 ¼″ x 9 3/8″, 240 full-color pages, over 200 illustrations Cloth, ISBN 9781883789923, $45.00 Mohonk and the Smileys: A National Historic Landmark and the Family That Created It chronicles the history and enduring legacy of a unique resort whose aim has always been to create and sustain a peaceful, contemplative environment for the betterment of human relations and for improved relations between people and the world around them. It is a story that includes the...
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Ledge Lake Leaf Labyrinth: an uncommon portrait of Shawangunks

Ledge Lake Leaf Labyrinth: an uncommon portrait of Shawangunks

Ledge Lake Leaf Labyrinth an uncommon portrait of the Shawangunk Mountains Photographs by Nora Scarlett Foreword by Robert K. Anderberg, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Open Space Institute Hardcover, 9″ x 9″, 168 pages, 188 full-color photographs ISBN 9781883789954, $35.00 Photographer Nora Scarlett hiked, climbed, scrambled and bushwhacked throughout the Shawangunk Mountains for over ten years to create this visual story of a region she so loves—her own big backyard—a diverse area of glaciated slabs dotted with gnarled pitch pines, dark hemlock groves, striking cliff...
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The Street That Built a City

The Street That Built a City

The Street That Built a City McEntee’s Chestnut Street, Kingston, and the Rise of New York by Lowell Thing trade paperback, 8.5″ x 11″ 342 full-color pages, over 200 illustrations including 28 Hudson River School paintings isbn 9781883789800, retail $35.00 The Hudson River’s Towing King • A Canal Engineer • Seven Brickyard Owners • a Tannery Owner • Three Steamboat Captains • a Famous Landscape Painter • the Architect who co-designed NY’s Central Park• An Assassin’s Brother • a 13-year-old Civil War veteran • a...
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Trunks of the Gunks

Trunks of the Gunks

TRUNKS OF THE GUNKS A Visual Odyssey through the Shawangunk Mountains in Search of the Unexpected Photographs by Nora Scarlett Foreword by Paul Huth, Daniel Smiley Research Center, Mohonk Preserve Hardcover (casebound), 9″ x 9″, 112 pages 100 full-color photographs ISBN 9781883789862, $30.00 Studio photographer Nora Scarlett hiked for over ten years throughout the “Gunks”—the Shawangunk Mountains of New York State. “I looked for wacky formations, humorous characteristics, improbable locations, surprising shapes, and other wondrous growths. Such specimens...
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Grapes of the Hudson Valley

Grapes of the Hudson Valley

GRAPES OF THE HUDSON VALLEY and Other Cool Climate Regions of the United States and Canada by J. Stephen Casscles published by Flint Mine Press softcover: 8"x10" 272 pages with photographs and illustrations, color photo insert ISBN: 9780982520833, $ 29.99 New York’s Hudson Valley has long been known as the birthplace of American viticulture, with roots dating to the 1600s. For centuries, the region’s terroir has tested both viticulturalist and wine maker alike, spawning advances in cold-weather breeding, grape growing, and winemaking techniques. GRAPES OF THE HUDSON...
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Mohonk and the Smileys

Mohonk and the Smileys

MOHONK AND THE SMILEYS A National Historic Landmark and the Family That Created It   By Larry E. Burgess Foreword by Bert Smiley 8 ¼″ x 9 3/8″, 240 full-color pages, over 200 illustrations   Paper, ISBN 9781883789916, $29.95   Mohonk and the Smileys : A National Historic Landmark and the Family That Created It chronicles the history and enduring legacy of a unique resort whose aim has always been to create and sustain a peaceful, contemplative environment for the betterment of human relations and for improved relations between people and the world around...
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Staatsburgh: Gilded Splendor on the Hudson

Staatsburgh: Gilded Splendor on the Hudson

Staatsburgh: Gilded Splendor on the Hudson by Pamela Malcolm and Andrea Monteleone, foreword by John Winthrop Aldrich, photography by Pieter Estersohn and Roger Tully , published by Friends of Mills at Staatsburgh 8 1/2ʺ x 11ʺ, trade paperback, 96 pages, 100+ full-color photographs ISBN: 978-1-883789-96-1, $28.95 Gilded Age architecture and the leisure pursuits of New York City’s turn-of-the-20th-century social elite come to life in STAATSBURGH: Gilded Splendor on the Hudson, a new book about Staatsburgh State Historic Site—also known as Mills Mansion—a Beaux-Arts cultural gem located...
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In Defiance: Runaways from Slavery

In Defiance: Runaways from Slavery

In Defiance Runaways from Slavery in New York’s Hudson River Valley, 1735–1831 By Susan Stessin-Cohn and Ashley Hurlburt-Biagini Foreword by A.J. Williams-Myers, Black Studies Department, SUNY at New Paltz Trade paperback, 8′x10′, 352 pages, 523 archival newspaper notices for runaway slaves, plus 15 notices for slaves captured, 9 notices for slaves for sale, and 2 notices offering to purchase slaves, all with full transcriptions Includes 9 tables analyzing the data in the 512 notices for runaways from Hudson Valley enslavers, glossary, indexes of names, locations,...
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Kingston: The IBM Years

Kingston: The IBM Years

KINGSTON : THE IBM YEARS by the Friends of Historic Kingston trade paperback, 8 12″ x 11″ 160 pages, 140 color and vintage B&W illustrations $25.95, isbn 9781883789763   Essays by Novelist Gail Godwin Professor Roger Panetta Professor Harvey K. Flad Professor William B. Rhoads Journalist Hugh Reynolds Former IBMer Lowell Thing Timeline by former IBMer George G. Washington Preface by Project Director Ward L.E. Mintz Drawings by architect Frances Halsband Photographs by Stephen Benson Recipient of a 2015 Award for Excellence from Greater Hudson Heritage Network! What...
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An Unforgiving Land

An Unforgiving Land

An Unforgiving Land Hardscrabble Life in the Trapps, a Vanished Shawangunk Mountain Hamlet by Robi Josephson & Bob Larsen trade paperback, 7 x 10, 320 pages, 110 illustrations, photographs, maps & drawings foreword by Glenn Hoagland, Executive Director, Mohonk Preserve introduction by Bob Anderberg, Open Space Institute ISBN 9781883789152 $24.95   Their book is the definitive chronicle. Glenn Hoagland, Executive Director, Mohonk Preserve Today, the Shawangunk Mountains of New York’s Ulster County are a protected region of stunning natural beauty, with hundreds of acres...
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