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Symon Schermerhoorn's Ride: February 8/9, 1690 Writ From Facts And Traditions As Set Down In Ye Old Records Of Ye Massacre Of Skinnechtady, And In Commemoration Of Symon Schermerhoorn's Ride To Save Ye Inhabitants Of Albany From Ye French And Indians by  Henry Roy Sweny - Hardcover - Limited Edition - 1910 - from Popeks Books, IOBA and Biblio.com

Symon Schermerhoorn's Ride: February 8/9, 1690 Writ From Facts And Traditions As Set Down In Ye Old Records Of Ye Massacre Of Skinnechtady, And In Commemoration Of Symon Schermerhoorn's Ride To Save Ye Inhabitants Of Albany From Ye French And Indians

by Sweny, Henry Roy

Condition: Collectible-Good/No Jacket


Albany: J.B. Lyon, 1910 This is number 131 of a limited edition of 225. Three-quarter leather binding in red with marbled boards. Five raised bands, gilt lettering on spine. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. Illustrated with woodcuts, reproductions of the original handwritten papers. This printing honors the infamous story of the ride of Symon Jacobse Schermerhoorn and the destruction of Schenectady, New York in 1690. Edgewear, some light foxing, overall pages are bright and clean. Wear and scuffing to spine leather, but gilt is bright. . Limited Edition. Hard Cover. Collectible-Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Illustrated. 6 x 9.5.
  • Bookseller: Popeks Books, IOBA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 700014
  • Title: Symon Schermerhoorn's Ride: February 8/9, 1690 Writ From Facts And Traditions As Set Down In Ye Old Records Of Ye Massacre Of Skinnechtady, And In Commemoration Of Symon Schermerhoorn's Ride To Save Ye Inhabitants Of Albany From Ye French And Indians
  • Author: Sweny, Henry Roy
  • Illustrator: Illustrated
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Collectible-Good
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Edition: Limited Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: J.B. Lyon
  • Place: Albany
  • Date published: 1910
  • Keywords: New York, Antiquarian, Leather, Limited Edition, American History
  • Subjects: TRAVEL / United States / Northeast / Middle Atlantic (NJ, NY, PA);
  • Size: 6 x 9.5


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