The Hudson River Highlands.
New York: Columbia University Press, 1991. Paperback. A signed copy of Frances Dunwell's first book on the Hudson River Highlands, giving a history of the river that starts with Henry Hudson and progresses to the Revolutionary War, Robert Fulton, West Point, the Hudson River school of painting, the West Point Foundry, A.J. Downing and his landscape architecture, the Underground Railroad, the castles of the railroad barons of the Gilded Age, the Adirondacks Preserve, the Interstate Park Commission, the building of the New York Aqueduct system & the Robert Moses era to saving the river in the 1960s. Nicely illustrated with early prints, photographs & maps. Item #27068