New York, London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1902. First edition. Hardcover. Profusely illustrated work on the Hudson River, one of the most important waterways of American history, and the Hudson River Valley, a rare find complete with the sectional map in the special pocket in the back.
Describes the river and important historical events along its entire course, from Forts Washington and Lee, Spuyten Duyvil, the Tappan Zee, literary associations of the Hudson, Haverstraw Bay, the storming of Stony Point, the gate to the Highlands, the spirit of '76, West Point, Fisher's Reach, Fishkill to Poughkeepsie, Rondout and Kingston, Saugerties, the Catskills, an old Dutch town, and Troy and north.
Large 8vo, xii, 590pp, 100 ills in text, map at rear in pocket, teg. Dark blue cloth cover with gold stamping and paper picture affixed to cover. Extremely bright copy complete with the map. OCLC: 1561551. Near fine. Item #24748