New York: Frederic Delano Weekes, 1933. Limited edition to 200 copies. Hardcover. Limited edition of 200, of which this is number 55, a presentation copy signed by Frederic Delano Weekes, 1933, inscribed to Ruth Gillette Hardy, a Barnard graduate and New York educator.
Nice copy of this extremely scarce work specifically focused on the Hudson Highlands between Stony Point and Cornwall, NY. Contents include: biography of William Thompson Howell (photojournalist whose images of the area assisted Dr. Edwin Partridge in his work to make the Highlands a national park), Storm King, Fishkill Mts, Cross Country Walks, Bear Mountain, Two Days in the Highlands, Cro' Nest, Mt. Taurus, An Outing on Dunderberg, Skating on the Hudson, Forts Montgomery & Clinton, Bee Hunting in the Highlands, and Camps of Proved Delight (the camps include: Storm King, Silver Spring, Popolo, Dunderberg, Cro' Nest, Anthony's Nose, Cedar Ponds Camp).
2 volumes. Royal 8vo, 191 pp, b&w printed photographic illustrations throughout; Volume II: 167 pp. Original tan cloth over boards, gilt title within black title square; spine of Vol II darkened. Spines rubbed. A photocopy of the index to Volume I from a facsimile copy is loosely inserted in Vol I. Good + condition. Item #25645