Poughkeepsie: The Dutchess County Historical Society, 1924. Limited edition. Hardcover. Number 139 of this limited edition. A brief monograph on the origins and early history of the name of the city of Poughkeepsie, NY with magnificent photogravure plates by Margaret De M. Brown. Wilkinson was a luminary in Dutchess County historical writing, contributing to numerous scholarly examinations of local architecture (Dutch stone houses) of the Hudson Valley.
4to, 93pp, 6 plates, 5 maps four of which are folding, Index. Original tan gilt cloth, gilt title a bit oxidized, extremes and spine rubbed, spine ends worn; previous owner signature, short closed tear to map at p30, minor fox spotting to borders of map at p80. OCLC: 5159386. Very good overall. Item #23899