The Catskills: An Illustrated Historical Guide with Gazetteer

The Catskills: An Illustrated Historical Guide with Gazetteer

by Arthur G. Adams
     
 

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This scrupulously revised edition offers a comprehensive introduction to the beauty and wonder of the Catskill mountain region. Combining a wealth of information with abundant illustrations, the book falls into four main sections. The first section deals principally with the geography of the area. Part Two focuses on the region's history, with subsections on Railroad… See more details below

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This scrupulously revised edition offers a comprehensive introduction to the beauty and wonder of the Catskill mountain region. Combining a wealth of information with abundant illustrations, the book falls into four main sections. The first section deals principally with the geography of the area. Part Two focuses on the region's history, with subsections on Railroad Fever, The Romantic Era, War and Revolution, and Famous Hotels. Part Three- devoted to the Catskill's legends, literature, and art-features descriptive passages from the work of such famous writers as James Fenimore Cooper and Washington Irving. The final section is an extensive gazetteer that provides succinct descriptions of the mountains, ranges, rivers, brooks, kills, creeks, and other geographical features of the region.
Arthur G. Adams has long been a connoisseur of Hudson Valley literature, topography, and history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780823213009
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
Publication date:
11/01/1990
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
402
Product dimensions:
5.91(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)
Lexile:
1130L (what's this?)

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