Hope Farm Press & Bookshop 252 Main Street Saugerties NY 12477
Publisher of New York Regional History, Folklore, Nature, Military History and Genealogy Books
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A reminder: I do not have room to shelve all2700+ titles I catalog. However, I always have the 40+ books listed below in stock all the time, as-well-as 2400 or so more - PLUS all my out-of-print! books. Really, whatever I can fit on the shelves!
KEY: P=trade paper; H=hardcover; pp=pages E=ebook
The Indians of Connecticut is a 7.5"x10.5" perfect-bound Trade Paperback, fully footnoted, with a glossary and bibliography. 64 pages $8.95 a reprinted - popular reading account the less-than-kind effect of English Colonization and of Missionary Activity on Connecticut Indians
The Dutch & the Iroquois Footnoted, with a full-color cover - 55 pages P $8.95 c1882 - outlines the influence the Dutch had and its direct effect on relations with the Iroquois.
Picturesque Catskills 6"x 9", 100 pages P $9.95 filled with maps, drawings, vintage ads and b&w photos of various journeys through the Catskill Mts.
The Palatines of Olde Ulster 80pp P $9.95 NEW! - the first collection of all the articles from this eminent genealogy magazine - with an index.
Gunther Van Winkle & the Half Moon 23 b&w illus 56pp P $9.95 featured on WTZA'S "On The River" it brings the Rip Van Winkle legend to Kingston
SUMMER DRIFTINGS Among the Lakes of Central & Western NY. 70pp P $9.95 A reprint of an 1800's railroad and steamboat tourist guide with all the original ads and illus on every page
Delaware Indians - A Brief History 80pp P $8.95 a little-known but very well thought of 1906 US Senate Report by a Delaware Indian.
Revolutionary War Chronology & Almanac 1754 - 1783 (50pp booklet) $7.50 "an incredible reference . . .a MUST for students . . . brings the war into focus"
Teacup Tales - Folklore of the Hudson Valley 100 pp P $11.95 ". . .a significant contribution to the folklore of the Hudson Valley" . . .Carl Carmer
Indian Tribes of Hudson's River Vol I & Vol II 200+pp P each $12.95 the complete reference of NY Native Americans in 2 vols with index and appendix
Catskill Cook Book 150pp P $12.95 by the Ladies' Sewing Society of St Luke's Church - A 19th century regional cookbook illustrated with old postcards
More Balls Than Strikes 120 Years of Baseball in New York's Hudson Valley - The title says it all, with plenty of vintage photos, and an introduction by Heywood Hale Broun 136 pp P $11.95
The Lost Gold Mine of the Hudson More fuel for those gold mine rumors! This one places it at . . . 64 pp P $5.95
Legends and Poems of the Hudson 88pp P $8.95 filled with fascinating Indian, Dutch and Revolutionary War stories and poems
Rip Van Winkle in Verse 33pp P $5.95 a retelling of the famous legend in the form of a poem
A History of Ulster Under the Dutch 146pp P $13.95 the Esopus Indians . . .the Dutch settlement at the Stockade District . . . & the Esopus Wars
Spooks of the Valley 111pp P $11.95 Where 2 boys in search of Captain Kidd's treasure meet all the ghosts of the Hudson Valley.
America's National Game 542 pages, b&w illustrations, hardcover $35.00. A complete duplication of the original 1911 classic, with all the fold-outs included!
Summering In Colorado 158 pp P $12.50 an exciting and authentic 1874 touring guide with gold rushes, stage coaches and Indians.
Van Loan's Catskill Mt Guide 88pp P + maps $11.95 one of the "Artist's" guides circa 1879 with ads & fold-out maps..
Water For New York City 24 b&w photos 124pp P $12.50 water needs from the first settlers to the construction of the Catskill Aqueduct
The Iroquois 122pp P $8.95 A history of the Six Nations by S.Kimm reprinted from the 1900 classic account. Beautiful color portrait cover and fold out map of NY showing villages and trails.
Dutch Village Communities on the Hudson 68pp P $8.95. A serious study of the Dutch influence on schools, government and human rights in the New World. circa 1886
History of Greene County 235pp P $14.95 from 1651-1800 with a 1927 statistical update arranged by community and a 25pp new index
Hudson River & Catskill Mountains Guide 1910 The 6 huge fold-out maps complete this turn-of-the-century historical and geological guide of the region. 245pp P $15.95
IN THE CATSKILL MTS: A PERSONAL APPROACH TO NATURE SALE!! this $25.00 beauty for $15.95 (127pp H) a beautiful full-color book of Nature Photography and essays
Albany to Tappan 174pp P $14.95 A reprint of the scarce 1906 walking tour of the West Bank of the Hudson by the author of "Old Mine Road. He recounts the history and the recollections of the older inhabitants.
The Hudson River by Pen & Pencil 52pp P $7.95 The 1883 guide to the valley profusely illustrated with 60 b&w drawings.
Woodstock Handmade Houses 100pp P SALE $12.95 was $15.95 Color pictures of funky Woodstock homes on every page. Visually beautiful!
Lighthouses and Legends of the Hudson154pp. 80 B&W photos H $20.00 anecdotes and details of bygone days in 9 Hudson Valley lighthouses
The Concise History of Orange County 125pp Xtra-Lg 7"x10" P $13.95 a reprint of the 1946 work with new index
The Concise History of Ulster County This was an early DOS ebook that I've since converted to Abobe pdf files on CDROM $15.00 Over 200 pages of text and B&W photos uncompressed and fully searchable.
Letters About the Hudson 250pp P $12.95. A catty and opinionated tour of the Hudson River towns and cities of the 1830's with copious economic and historic descriptions.
Red Jacket 356pp P $24.50 A reprint of the J. Niles Hubbard biography of this famous Seneca Chief and his people. Color portrait cover.
Summering in the Catskill Mountains 64pp P $6.95 A slim little reprint from 1883 with a brief tour of the Mt Top and all the train stations and all the accomodations (rates, distance, etc.) nearby
There To Breathe the Beauty 234pp H $75.00 This beautiful (coffee-table) book is filled with 275 B&W photos and maps from the camping trips of Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, Harvey Firestone and John Burroughs.
Old Steamboat Days On The Hudson 140pp P $18.50. A brief biography of Robert Fulton and a complete history of all the steamboats up to 1907, with tons of info about them.
Harper's New York & Erie Rail Road 180pp P $10.95. With 136 engravings plus descriptions of the scenery, towns, etc. along the route (reprinted from 1851)
Hudson River and the Rail Road 50pp P $6.95. Reprint of the circa 1851 guide to the principal places of interest along the line with woodcuts and a fold-out map.
Kingston"s Magnificent City Parks 100pp P $14.95 a history of all the sports and the beautiful parks in historic and contemporary b&w and color photos
PRINTER'S DEVIL TO PUBLISHER Adolph S. Ochs of The New York Times - 6x9 192p Paper, $12.95 how the bankrupt NY Times was transformed into the most powerful newspaper in the world
A VISIBLE HERITAGE Columbia County, New York -- 160 pp, 157 illustrations Paper, 9x10, $24.95 artists' and architects' impressions and renderings of one of the earliest counties to be settled in New York
THE UNBROKEN THREAD A History of Quiltmaking in the Catskills -- 250 pp, 65 photographs Paper The first illustrated history of the art of quiltmaking as practiced from colonial times to the present in the five counties of the Catskills.
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