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RHINECLIFF

RHINECLIFF

RHINECLIFF The Tangled Tale of Rhinebeck’s Waterfront:A Hudson River History By Cynthia Owen Philip author of Robert Fulton: A Biography and the prize-winning Wilderstein and the Suckleys: A Hudson River Legacy This richly illustrated book is a gem. John Winthrop Aldrich, New York State Deputy Commissioner for Historic Preservation In Rhinecliff , Cynthia Owen Philip paints a vivid portrait, filled with fascinating detail and extraordinary characters, of a proud, independent community with a sense of place like no other. Overshadowed by its upstreet rival — the politically more...
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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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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 Catskill Mountain House and The World Around

The Catskill Mountain House and The World Around

The Catskill Mountain House and The World Around A film by Tobe Carey Willow Mixed Media $19.95, 80-minute documentary on DVD The story of the rise and fall of the Catskill Mountain House, from 1823 to 1963, is a compelling tale of steamboat and railroad empires, bitter rivalries and cutthroat competition, exclusive private preserves, fabulous art, and picturesque landmarks that celebrated the Catskills as part of the 19th-century American Grand Tour. This new documentary by award-winning filmmaker Tobe Carey is the fascinating story of America’s first great mountaintop hotel, a...
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THE CATSKILL PARK

THE CATSKILL PARK

THE CATSKILL PARK: Inside the Blue Line by Norman J. Van Valkenburgh & Christopher W. Olney featuring the photography of Thomas Teich foreword by forest historian Dr. Michael Kudish   ROBERT REDFORD PRAISES THE CATSKILL PARK In an era when some Americans take their natural heritage for granted, the authors remind us that our beautiful and wild places can't protect themselves. By writing this important history they provide a vital insight into the complexity of preserving our open space. More than that, they provide a model for preservations in the future.   MORE HIGH...
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The Hudson Valley in the Ice Age: A Geological History & Tour

The Hudson Valley in the Ice Age: A Geological History & Tour

The Hudson Valley in the Ice Age A Geological History & Tour by Robert & Johanna Titus trade paper 6″ x 9″, 224 pages, 85 illustrations, isbn 9781883789725, $17.95 “If you live in or near the Hudson Valley, this delightful book will help you imagine what is no longer there to be seen—an Ice Age glacier reaching from northern Canada to what is now the mouth of New York Harbor, that in its advance and retreat shaped the landscape we enjoy today. Robert Titus and Johanna Titus have poked their geological noses into every clove and hollow, every rill and fen, and...
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The Life and Times of Asher B. Durand

The Life and Times of Asher B. Durand

The Life and Times of Asher B. Durand John Durand introduction by Linda S. Ferber, vice president and museum director for the New York Historical Society A highly enjoyable reading experience for historian and non-specialist alike. Linda S. Ferber vice president and museum director for the New–York Historical Society Asher B. Durand (1796–1886) once overheard the great painter John Trumbull advise a young artist, You had better learn to make shoes or dig potatoes than to become a painter in this country. Fortunately for American art, Asher Durand did not heed that advice....
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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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The Mill

The Mill

The Mill On the Roeliff Jansen Kill The Roeliff Jansen Historical Society Built in 1743 by the Livingstons, The Mill has survived more than 250 years of political and economic change. The story of New York State's oldest operating mill is also the story of the Hudson Valley. -- The Northern Centinel 144 pp, 36 photographs, 2 maps Paper, $15.00 ISBN: 0-9628523-9-2
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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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