Portland, OR: Chisholm Brothers. Book with accordion-fold pages. 10 photo-lithograph panels, 2 are double-page. Original mahogany boards embossed with gold text. Book measures 4"x5" very good.
This lovely book includes 10 picturesque scenes of the Hudson River and surrounding area, from c. 1891. It begins with a bird's-eye-view of Manhattan from the southern tip. Subsequent prints provide a scenic tour along the river through Fort Lee, Pallisades [sic], Rockland, the Highlands, West Point, Storm King, Poughkeepsie, New Baltimore, and Albany. The included prints combine coastal landscape views with depictions of towns, boats, and architecture, all arranged in labeled, postcard-like compositions. The cover and interior pages are in very good condition.