The Catskills: An Illustrated Historical Guide with Gazetteer Arthur Adams

ISBN: 9780823213016

Published: January 1st 1990

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420 pages


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The Catskills: An Illustrated Historical Guide with Gazetteer  by  Arthur Adams

The Catskills: An Illustrated Historical Guide with Gazetteer by Arthur Adams
January 1st 1990 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 420 pages | ISBN: 9780823213016 | 7.62 Mb

This scrupulously revised edition offers a comprehensive introduction to the beauty and wonder of the Catskill mountain region. Combining a wealth of information with abundant illustrations, the book falls into four main sections. The first sectionMoreThis scrupulously revised edition offers a comprehensive introduction to the beauty and wonder of the Catskill mountain region.

Combining a wealth of information with abundant illustrations, the book falls into four main sections. The first section deals principally with the geography of the area. Part Two focuses on the regions history, with subsections on Railroad Fever, The Romantic Era, War and Revolution, and Famous Hotels. Part Three- devoted to the Catskills legends, literature, and art-features descriptive passages from the work of such famous writers as James Fenimore Cooper and Washington Irving. The final section is an extensive gazetteer that provides succint descriptions of the mountains, ranges, rivers, brooks, kills, creeks, and other geographical features of the region.



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