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Hudson Valley & Hudson River

Books about the Hudson Valley and the Hudson River



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Wilderstein and the Suckleys: A Hudson River Legacy

Wilderstein and the Suckleys: A Hudson River Legacy

Wilderstein and the Suckleys  A Hudson River Legacy by Cynthia Owen Philip trade paperback, 6' x 9', 152 pages 8-page color insert + 95 B&W illustrations isbn: 9781883789718, $17.95 “For those not fortunate enough to have visited Wilderstein when Daisy Suckley was in residence and in charge, Cynthia Owen Philip has performed an invaluable service. … This is a fine book about a splendid house.” Geoffrey C. Ward, author of “Closest Companion: The Unknown Story of the Intimate Friendship between Franklin Roosevelt and Margaret Suckley” and...
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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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HUDSON VALLEY WATERFALL GUIDE

HUDSON VALLEY WATERFALL GUIDE

HUDSON VALLEY WATERFALL GUIDE From Saratoga & the Capital Region to the Highlands & Palisades by Russell Dunn, author of Adirondack Waterfall Guide & Catskill Region Waterfall Guide   “Those who pick up this extraordinary waterfall guide by Russell Dunn will find countless paths to these and other inspirational places in the Valley.” From the foreword by Ned Sullivan , president of Scenic Hudson   Led by Russell Dunn , author of top-selling and critically acclaimed guides to the waterfalls of the Adirondack, Catskill, and Shawangunk mountains , discover 100...
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John Burroughs

John Burroughs

John Burroughs An American Naturalist Edward J. Renehan, Jr. The first full biography of the dean of American nature writers to be published since 1925. "[Renehan reveals] a far more complex and interesting man than other biographers have described. ... In this thoughtful biography we are shown the once sainted 'Sage of Slabsides' as a flesh-and-blood traveler in a now-vanished world." -- The Sunday New York Times Book Review John Burroughs (1837-1921) emerged from an obscure boyhood in the Catskill Mountains to write more than thirty books, create the genre of the nature...
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MOUNTAIN RIVER--The Esopus Creek: Headwaters to the Hudson

MOUNTAIN RIVER--The Esopus Creek: Headwaters to the Hudson

MOUNTAIN RIVER--The Esopus Creek: Headwaters to the Hudson Produced and directed by filmmaker Tobe Carey, and coproduced by photographer and Catskills fishing guide Mark Loete. Music by Tim Kapeluck, Evan Pritchard, Artie Traum, and Jay Ungar & Molly Mason. DVD, run time 73 minutes, $19.95 This feature-length documentary follows the Esopus Creek from its headwaters on Slide Mountain in New York’s Catskill Mountains to the Ashokan Reservoir and then on to the Hudson River at Saugerties--a fascinating journey of 65 miles. The story begins with the ancient geologic forces that formed the...
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Trails with Tales

Trails with Tales

Trails with Tales History Hikes through the Capital Region, Saratoga, Berkshires, Catskills & Hudson Valley by Russell Dunn & Barbara Delaney foreword by Karl Beard, National Park Service Thirty nature treks, selected for their natural, stand-alone beauty, are enhanced by tangible silhouettes of a fascinating past, from early Native Americans and Colonial settlers to the Industrial Revolution and Victorian-era grand hotels. Hike to waterfalls, mountains, escarpments, lakes, sculpted rocks, ponds, rivers, islands, caves, balanced rocks, geysers, and deep gorges while visiting the sites...
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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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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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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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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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