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Books about the Hudson Valley and the Hudson River



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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,...
$25.95

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Jervis McEntee

Jervis McEntee

Jervis McEntee: Kingston’s Artist of the Hudson River School by The Friends of Historic Kingston featuring essays by Lowell Thing and Dr. William B. Rhoads trade paper, 10 ½″ x 8 ½ ″, 64 pages, 62 illustrations with 26 full-color paintings $18.50 , isbn 9781883789817 published by Black Dome Press Corp. with The Friends of Historic Kingston   The Hudson River School , America’s first major art movement, is so well known and its artists—Thomas Cole, Frederic Church and Albert Bierstadt, among others—so widely exhibited that it seems...
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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...
$19.95

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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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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...
$24.95

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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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Traveler's Guide to the Hudson River Valley

Traveler's Guide to the Hudson River Valley

Traveler's Guide to the Hudson River Valley From Saratoga Springs to New York City 20th Anniversary Edition by Tim Mulligan A newly updated and revised edition of the classic and definitive guide to the best of the Hudson River Valley. The Best Guidebook to the Region The New York Times . “Eloquent, Amusing &: Sensible The Washington Post . Over the last 20 years this has been the most trusted guide to exploring the Hudson River Valley’s myriad attractions from the festive spa city of Saratoga Springs all the way to the tip of Manhattan , noting every worthy point of...
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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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VideoFreex

VideoFreex

Videofreex America's First Pirate TV Station & The Catskills Collective That Turned It On by Parry D. Teasdale SFrom 1972 to 1977 the VIDEOFREEX aired 258 television broadcasts from a home-built studio and jury-rigged transmitter in an old boarding house they rented in the tiny Catskill Mountain hamlet of Lanesville.  It was a revolutionary act in defiance of FCC regulations- the first unlicensed TV station in America.  Complete with help from Abbie Hoffman, spying by the FBI, and encounters with cultural icons from the '60s and '70s ranging from the Hell's...
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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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