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Lichen Tufts
Lichen Tufts (July 2022)
From the Alleghanies
Elizabeth C. Wright - Author
Emily VanDette - Intro and commentary
Laurie Lounsberry Meehan - Afterword

 
 
The Toltec Cup
The Toltec Cup (June 2022)
A Novel of Old New York
Nym Crinkle - Author
Erick Kelemen - Introduction

A gripping tale of conspiracy and a love triangle set against the background of 19th century New York City.

The Toltec Cup was published in 1890 by Andrew Carpenter Wheeler under the pseudonym of "Nym Crinkle." A tale of conspiracy and love triangles, the novel centers on a mysterious silver cup covered in hieroglyphs that goes missing just days after its owner's death. New ...(Read More)
 
 
History of Wyoming County, N.Y.
History of Wyoming County, N.Y. (May 2022)
With Illustrations, Biographical Sketches and Portraits of Some Pioneers and Prominent Residents
Frederick W. Beers & Co. - Author
Cindy Amrhein - Introduction

A county history book that includes town histories, biographical sketches, and lithographs of pioneers and homesteads, as well as their Civil War military service

Originally published by F.W. Beers & Company in 1880, History of Wyoming County, N.Y. is still one of the most referenced histories of the county. Exploring Wyoming County pre-formation, the book also delves into t...(Read More)
 
 
Out-Doors at Idlewild; or, The Shaping of a Home on the Banks of the Hudson
Out-Doors at Idlewild; or, The Shaping of a Home on the Banks of the Hudson (November 2021)
Nathaniel Parker Willis - Author
Edward Renehan - Introduction

Chronicles the creation of a picturesque home and landscape on the Hudson River by one of the nineteenth century's leading authors.

During the 1850s and '60s, by far the most prominent author in all of New York State was the writer, editor, and publisher Nathaniel Parker Willis (1806–1867). Nearly as prominent as Willis himself was his Hudson Valley estate, Idlewild, where literary...(Read More)
 
 
History of Delaware County and Border Wars of New York
History of Delaware County and Border Wars of New York (October 2021)
Jay Gould - Author
Edward Renehan - Introduction

A classic history of Delaware County and the border wars written by none other than prominent Gilded Age "Robber Baron" Jay Gould.

When Jay Gould died in 1892 he left behind an estate worth the equivalent of seventy-eight billion in today's dollars. He also left behind a reputation as one of Wall Street's most shrewd, astute, and (some said) manipulative operators. Long before his ...(Read More)
 
 
In the Catskills and My Boyhood
In the Catskills and My Boyhood (October 2021)
John Burroughs - Author
Edward Renehan - Introduction

Classic works by naturalist John Burroughs on his beloved Catskill region.

Henry James called John Burroughs (1837–1921) "a more humorous, more available, and more sociable Thoreau." Walt Whitman in turn extolled Burroughs as "a child of the woods, fields, hills—native to them in a rare sense (in a sense almost a miracle)." Throughout his many books and essays, Burroughs was never ...(Read More)
 
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