This is a book about "a beautiful and gallant craft"--the personification, in a wooden boat, of the finest qualities of the Adirondack culture of the 19th century. Beautifully illustrated, The Traditional Adirondack Guideboat is the definitive guide to these beautiful boats and their makers, both early and contemporary.
As America's first historical society, the Massachusetts Historical Society has collected family materials since 1791, including long-cherished pieces of clothing that were acquired alongside papers such as letters and diaries.
Compact and affordable, Fodor's 25 Best Boston is a great travel guide for those who want an easy-to-pack guidebook and map to one of the most historic cities in the United States.
Boston Day by Day is the perfect answer for travelers who want to know the best places to visit and the best way to see the city. This attractively priced, four-color guide offers dozens of itineraries that show you how to see the best of Boston in a short time--with bulleted maps that lead the way from sight to sight.
In the tradition of Dorothea Lange and Robert Frank, an eye-opening portrait of the rise and fall of the American working class, and a shockingly intimate visual history of Troy, New York that arcs over five hundred years—from Henry Hudson to the industrial revolution to a group of contemporary young women as they grow, survive, and love.
Welcome to Troy, New York.
The phrase "an animal a thousand miles miles long," attributed to Aristotle, refers to a sprawling body that cannot be seen in its entirety from a single angle, a thing too vast and complicated to be knowable as a whole.
Discover the history of Connecticut through rare historical full-color maps.
New England is renowned for its quaint towns, beautiful landscapes, and busy ports. But it is also infamous as the setting for unexplained deaths, ghost stories, bizarre murders, and peculiar wills and epitaphs.
Montauk's beautiful beaches, and its location just over 100 miles east of midtown Manhattan, make it a go-to destination for city-dwellers seeking summer bliss. More than 100 photos offer viewers an unfiltered peek into the all-American charm of this town on Long Island's South Shore, famous for its fishing and six surrounding state parks.