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    DescriptionExperience first-hand the unparalleled year-round beauty and charm of this region, spanning from the magical snowy mountaintops of the Adirondacksto the glass and steel of Manhattan. In over 200 breath-taking photographs, The Hudson River follows the course of this great natural beauty, exploring its picturesque banks, historic riverfront towns and stately old mansions, and magnificent public parks and wilderness. Paired with these images are inspired writings by 19th- and 20th-century authors such as Washington Irving and Robert Caro. The source of the mighty Hudson is a small misted pond high atop Mount March in the heart of Adirondack Park: Lake Tear of the Clouds. Flowing more than 300 miles before reaching the Atlantic Ocean, the Hudson River is truly the main artery of New York State. It has witnessed four centuries of transformation in New York, from early English and Dutch trading settlements and mansions of the Guilded Age to the skyscrapers of the world's greatest city.


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    Title
    The Hudson River
    Subtitle
    From Tear of the Clouds to Manhattan
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jake Rajs, Photographs by Jake Rajs, Edited by Arthur G. Adams, Introduction by Joan K. Davidson
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 272
    Width: 221 mm
    Height: 333 mm
    Thickness: 41 mm
    Weight: 1,633 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781885254108
    ISBN 10: 1885254105
    Classifications

    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBB
    BIC E4L: PHO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.4
    BIC subject category V2: AJC, DNF, WN, WT, DN
    BISAC V2.8: NAT029000
    Libri: I-AP
    BISAC V2.8: PHO019000
    BIC subject category V2: 1KBB
    BISAC V2.8: PHO019512
    DC20: 917.4730443
    LC classification: F127.H8R19
    Thema V1.0: WN, WT, DNL, AJC
    Illustrations note
    175 colour illustrations
    Publisher
    Monacelli Press
    Imprint name
    Monacelli Press
    Publication date
    29 October 1996
    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.