Size: 7 1/2 x 5 1/2 300 pages
Publisher: E.R. Wallace
E.R. Wallace descriptive guide to the Adirondacks and hand-book of travel.
Saratoga Springs, Schroon Lake, Lake Luzerne Lake George, Tupper Lake,
Saranac Lake, Lake Champlain, The Ausable Chasm, The Thousand Islands,
Massena Spring, Moose River, Black River and Trenton Falls.
Hard cover 8th edition self published Syracuse New York.
Upstate N.Y. tourist travel, hunting, fishing, camping and classic Victorian hotels detailed. A 19th century Zagat's.
Fine advertisements include Remington Arms Ilion Creedmoor rifle for glass ball shooting, Upper Adirondack Iron Works, Sprague’s Cedar Boats and Canoes,
Edward B. Conway Taxidermist, Smith and Wesson's revolvers,
Forest and Stream magazine, Rushton's Boats, Steven’s Breech-Loading rifles,
Winchester repeating rifle model 1973 described as, the Favorite Of the Adirondacks.
Wakley's Stage Line, the Wayside Hotel at Lake Luzerne, Trappers and fur buyers.
Two great ads for Charles F. Orvis of Manchester Vermont fishing gear with frogs and creel another with a large mouth bass rising to a fly fishing lure.
Many other fly rod ads. Adirondack Company railroad, Lefever shotguns, Delaware and Hudson Canal railroad and Rome, Watertown and Ogdensburg railroad Thousand Island House Alexandria bay.
Original COLOR removable map, Map Of New York Wilderness And The Adirondacks by W.W. Ely M.D..
Published by C.W. and C.B. Colton Company New York 1880, it is in fine condition and measures 32" x 28"
Many illustrations including the Summit of White Face Mountain, the grave of John Brown, bear roping, sportsmen, Mt. Marcy, Fouquete's Hotel Plattsburg, Panther hunting, portages, Empire Spring, Remington Armory, Fort William Henry, Steamboats.
This masterpiece has quite a history. Originally copyrighted in 1872 by Columbian Book Company, then E R Wallace in 1875 it sold out again and was produced by Forest and Stream Publishing Company from 1876.This immensely popular outdoorsman and travelers guide is in nice condition.
This antiquarian hardcover with gold leaf embossed title is from a time when the Adirondacks were a mystery to most Americans and traveled only by a select few. RARE!
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