by Paul Schneider
Henry Holt, 1997. First Edition
368 pages, hardcover
Dust jacket, now in a clear plastic cover, is soiled, creased and worn. Boards are edge worn. Page ends are soiled. Name and writing inside the front cover.
Subtitle: A History of America’s First Wilderness. Schneider recounts a host of Adirondack stories, from colonial times to present, tracing the region’s history. The Iroquois, trappers, loggers, the Romantics, guides, hermits, vacationers, and conservationists all make an appearance here.