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History of Saratoga County, New York with Illustrations and Biographical  Sketches of Some of its Prominent Men and Pioneers, 1609-1878

History of Saratoga County, New York with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of its Prominent Men and Pioneers, 1609-1878

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History of Saratoga County, New York with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of its Prominent Men and Pioneers, 1609-1878

by Sylvester, Nathaniel Bartlett

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Philadelphia: Everts & Ensign. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, especially at corners and . spine, pages toned, but remarkably no foxing in evidence, faint owner name . and date on front pastedown endpaper.. 1878. First Edition. Hardcover. In original 1/4 leather binding with gilt stamped brown cloth boards and gilt-stamped leather spine. All edges gilt. A history of Saratoga County and of the villages and towns of Saratoga Springs, Ballston Spa, Ballston, Saratoga, Stillwater, Charlton, Waterford, Malta, Half-Moon, Galway, Edinburgh, Corinth, Northumberland, Providence, Milton, Wilton, Clifton Park, Day, Greenfield, Hadley and Moreau. Many short biographies of prominent, splendidly bearded men of the day, and two young ladies of poetical note, Lucretia and Margaret Davidson. Many engravings of Saratoga County public buildings, landscapes, residences and personages, as well as two hand-colored maps of the county, showing allotments and settlements; three hand-colored plans of British General Burgoyne's encampment during the 1777 Battle of Saratoga; a bird's-eye view of the Methodist camp at Round Lake; and a bird's eye view of the village of Schuylerville. An essential reference for any student of Saratoga County history and an interesting piece of 19th century Americana. ; Folio - over 12" - 15" tall; 514 pages .

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Bookseller
Old Saratoga Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
35335
Title
History of Saratoga County, New York with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of its Prominent Men and Pioneers, 1609-1878
Author
Sylvester, Nathaniel Bartlett
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, especially at corners and spine, pages toned, but remarkably no foxing in evidence,
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Everts & Ensign
Place of Publication
Philadelphia
Date Published
1878
Keywords
Saratoga, County, History, Springs, Americana
Bookseller catalogs
New York State;

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Old Saratoga Books owners Dan and Rachel Jagareski have been selling books since 1996. After running an open shop for twenty years in the historic village of Schuylerville we now sell books online and at book fairs. We are members of the Independent Online Booksellers Association (IOBA). Our specialties include books about history, science, cooking, children's books, and the arts. Rachel is a graduate of the Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar and has attended Rare Book School in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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