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    DescriptionCelebrated as the American Rhine, the majestic Hudson River flows more than three hundred miles from its source high in the Adirondack Mountains to New York Harbor. Lining its banks are the marks of the four hundred years of history that have transpired since Henry Hudson piloted the Half Moon north from New Amsterdam in 1609. Today the river and the surrounding valley are protected as a National Heritage Area by the National Park Service. This stunning photographic journey explores the Hudson River's historic riverfront towns, stately mansions, public parks, and pristine wilderness. The images follow the course of the river and are paired with writings and poetry by such distinguished writers as Washington Irving, Charles Dickens, and Robert Caro. First published in a deluxe edition in 1996, this unique presentation is now accessible to all who admire the beauty and power of this magnificent landscape. Photographer Jake Rajs has traveled across America and throughout the world, capturing the image and spirit of place. His work is widely published, and his books include the highly acclaimed America and New York: City of Islands.


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    Title
    The Hudson River
    Subtitle
    From the Tear of the Clouds to Manhattan
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jake Rajs
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 272
    Width: 180 mm
    Height: 224 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 816 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781580931724
    ISBN 10: 1580931723
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: PHO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.4
    BIC subject category V2: AJC
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBBEY
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: WTM
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15870
    BISAC V2.8: NAT029000
    Ingram Theme: CULT/MIDATL, CULT/NRTHES, GEOG/NEWYRK
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 02
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 18
    LC subject heading:
    B&T General Subject: 625
    Ingram Subject Code: AP
    Libri: I-AP
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: E6
    BISAC V2.8: PHO023000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: PHO019000
    BIC subject category V2: 1KBBEY
    B&T Approval Code: A06201219
    BISAC V2.8: PHO023040
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 974.7/30440222
    LC classification: F127.H8 R193 2006
    DC22: 974.73044022, 779.097473
    Thema V1.0: WTM, AJC
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1KBB-US-NAK
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Illustrations note
    200 colour photographs
    Publisher
    Monacelli Press
    Imprint name
    Monacelli Press
    Publication date
    01 June 2006
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Jake Rajs has traveled across America and throughout the world capturing the images and spirit of place. His work is widely published and his books include the highly successful Between Sea and Sky: Landscapes of Long Island's North Fork.