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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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HISTORIC HUDSON

HISTORIC HUDSON

HISTORIC HUDSON: An Architectural Portrait by Byrne Fone With a Foreword by John Ashbery Introduction by Rudy Wurlitzer & Lynn Davis A CITY SAVED BY ITS ARCHITECTURE More than 200 Photographs, Illustrations and Maps from 1850–2005 “In the spring of 1991, we turned off the Taconic Parkway and made a detour through the city of Hudson . As we drove up the length of Warren Street —the city’s main thoroughfare—we experienced an eerie sensation, as if we had slipped through a scrim of time and landed at the tail end of the nineteenth century.” from the...
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HISTORIC PLACES IN GREENE COUNTY, NEW YORK

HISTORIC PLACES IN GREENE COUNTY, NEW YORK

HISTORIC PLACES IN GREENE COUNTY, NEW YORK By the Historical Register Committee of the Greene County Historical Society Foreword by Raymond Beecher Published by Flint Mine Press Hardcover with dust jacket, 9" x 12", 276 pages, color, 330 contemporary and historic photographs ISBN: 9780982520819 $49.95 This unique architectural and historical reference volume is illustrated with over 330 contemporary and antique photographs and images representing 190 Historical Register sites in the 14 Greene County towns of Ashland, Athens, Cairo, Catskill, Coxsackie, Durham, Greenville, Halcott,...
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KINGSTON, NEW YORK

KINGSTON, NEW YORK

KINGSTON, NEW YORK The Architectural Guide by William B. Rhoads, photography by James Bleecker Discover the rich history of New York's first capital in nine illustrated walking tours. From venerable Dutch stone houses that survived the burning of the city by the British in 1777, to landmarks of the Victorian era and the 20th century. Explorers of Kingston are guided by detailed maps to over 130 sites that are fully illustrated and described-Greek Revival houses and Gothic Revival churches, picturesque cemeteries, the colorful Ruskinian City Hall, somber factories, a Hudson River...
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Landscape Gardens on the Hudson, A History

Landscape Gardens on the Hudson, A History

Landscape Gardens on the Hudson, A History The Romantic Age, the Great Estates and the Birth of American Landscape Architecture by Robert M. Toole foreword by Elizabeth Barlow Rogers Paper, 8 1/2 x 11, 192 pages, 142 illustrations, many in color Isbn: 9781883789688, $24.95 A New Look at the Golden Age of Grand Designs and Great Estates The Designed Historic Landscapes of the Hudson River Valley Hyde Park (Vanderbilt) * Sunnyside * Olana * Clermont * Lyndhurst * Montgomery Place * Locust Grove * Wilderstein * Springside * Idlewild * Blithewood * Millbrook * Kenwood * The Point * Philipse...
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Saratoga Lost: Images of Victorian America

Saratoga Lost: Images of Victorian America

Saratoga Lost Images of Victorian America by Robert Joki, foreword by Marylou Whitney  trade paperback, 8 ½ x 11, 208 pages 230 photographs, 70 drawings & period, advertisements 1885 map of the city ISBN 9781883789152 $27.95   Over 300 period photographs and illustrations from the author’s extraordinary private collection guide the reader on a detailed tour of the splendors of the “lost city” of Victorian-era Saratoga Springs, New York, from 1860 to 1890. World-famous as “the Queen of Spas,” Saratoga Springs entered a golden age in the...
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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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Ulster County, New York The Architectural History & Guide

Ulster County, New York The Architectural History & Guide

Ulster County, New York, The Architectural History and Guide A historical guide to 325 sites in all 20 Ulster County townships and the city of Kingston by William B. Rhoads, foreword by Joan K. Davidson Ulster County, New York The Architectural History & Guide A historical guide to 325 sites in all 20 Ulster County townships and the city of Kingston by William B. Rhoads, foreword by Joan K. Davidson paperback, 7 x 10, 376 pages, 340 illustrations, isbn: 9781883789701, $24.95 The 325 sites author William B. Rhoads explores in Ulster County, New York display the variety and changing...
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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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