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The House at Hyde Park

By Steeholm, Clara and Hardy

New York: Viking Together with Sara Delano Roosevelts' Household Book. Title date 1950, CR 1950, 277 pages with index. Illustrated pastedowns of the Hudson Valley in the 1880's. Dust jacket has slight tears and very scuffed. Old water mark at top of front cover and top of pages have a slight blue line to them, not affecting any text. Back cover, book and dust jacket show old water marks. Black and white photos, recipes in back of book. A picture of a family and its significant way of life, confortable Hudson Valley homes with their own styles, taste, and lifestyle. First Edition. Hard Cover.


The Story of the New York Times 1851-1951

By Berger, Meyer., Illustrated by Black and White Photos

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1951 Red w/gold Lettering, Cloth. No Jacket. stated 1st printing, 589 pages w/index. Red covers with gold lettering, all good+. Illustrations are black & white photos and front pages of previous newspapers . Bookplate front endpapers. History, Americana, Newspapers, journalism, news reporting, reporters.. Hard Cover.


Old Fort Niagara

By Hultzen, Claud H. Sr., Illustrated by Black and White Photos

New York: Old Fort Niagara Association, 1939 Dated 1939Stapled Booklet, Very Good. First Edition. Hultzen, Claud H. Sr. Old Fort Niagara. The Story of an Ancient Gateway to the West. CR 1939 by Old Fort Niagara Association. 63 pages. Soft covers, black w ith silver picture on front cover and silver lettering. All very good. Text cuts. Small fold-out pamphlet "Visit Historic Old Fort Niagara" with picture and map in sepia. In back of booklet is a fold- out map in green and black and white of the fort. Also included is a pamphlet "Old Fort Erie" in Fort Erie, Canada, with map with historical interests in vicinity of Fort Erie. This is in red, blue an d white. All very good. New York, Fort Niagara, History, Old Forts, Americana.. Soft Cover.


The Catskills - From Wilderness to Woodstock

By Evers, Alf

New York: Doubleday X-library with numbers, stamps, etc. Dust jacket with mylar, all very good condition. Title date 1972, CR 1972, 821 pages with index and notes to chapters. Black and white photos, maps, etc. Sticker from "Hope Farm Bookshop" on front endpapers. Lore, legends, superstitions, violence and scandal, art and commerce, flora and fauna, natural and unnatural wonders of the Catskills are chronicled in a narrative that evokes the region, its people, their enterprises and the forces that impeded and impelled them as America evolved.. Stated first Edition. Hard Cover.


The Manors And Historic Homes of the Hudson Valley

By Eberlein, Harold Donaldson

Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott X-library with stamps, numbers and pocket in back. Slight wear to covers and corners, overall good+. Content shows slight foxing, excellent photos. A photogravure and 81 doubletone illustrations from photos by author. CR 1924, 328 pages with index. Inside front hinge repaired, all tight. The Hudson was the great highway of the Province in the days of its beginning, but it also was the chief line of strategy during the War for Independence. These dwellings derived their inspiration from the lesser domestic architecture of the Netherlands. . First Edition. Hard Cover.