The Hudson, From the Wilderness to the Sea. Benson J. Lossing.
The Hudson, From the Wilderness to the Sea.
The Hudson, From the Wilderness to the Sea.
The Hudson, From the Wilderness to the Sea.
The Hudson, From the Wilderness to the Sea.
The Hudson, From the Wilderness to the Sea.
The Hudson, From the Wilderness to the Sea.

The Hudson, From the Wilderness to the Sea.

New York: Virtue and Yorston, 1866. First edition. Hardcover. With an extra sheet in the front "1776 Centennial Souvenir Presented to ..... by ....", preceding the frontispiece. Vivid descriptions of the author's travels on the River ("We rowed to Garrison's"), with his sketch pad; with an extensive section on the Hudson Highlands, including West Point, the betrayal of Benedict Arnold, Cold Spring, the West Point Foundry, Constitution Island, Gouverneur Kemble, Undercliff, etc. 8vo, b&w frontis, vii, 464pp, 306 b&w engravings, all edges gilt. Publishers green cloth, with gilt and black decorative rules and title; gilt and black decorative spine. Some slight etched marks on the front board but overal a superbly bright, tight copy. With ownership stamps on the Centennial Souvenir page of Geo R. Brush M.D. Item #26456

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