The History of Putnam County, N. Y.; With an enumeration of its Towns, Villages, Rivers, Creeks, Lakes, Ponds
first edition hardcover
1849 · New York
by BLAKE, William J.
New York: Baker & Scribner, 1849. First. hardcover. good. Mountains, Hills, and Geological Features; Local Traditions; and Short Biographical Sketches of Early Settlers. 368pp. 12mo, rebound in old green cloth with leather label, label rubbed, page 145 with small repaired tear, with no loss of text, scattered light foxing. New York: Baker & Scribner, 1849. First Edition Stuyvesant Fish's own copy with his signature and bookplate. Stuyvesant Fish was a banker in New York City and president of the Illinois Central Railroad from 1887 to 1906. He had an estate in Garrison, New York in Putnam, County. Some pages are annotated in pencil by Stuyvesant Fish. The author, William Blake, was a lawyer with an office in Cold Spring, New York, in Putnam County. Howes B-501. Nestler 1190. (Inventory #: 232160)