New York Walk Book. [Co-Author’s Copy; Mohawk Tribe]
Co-author Frank Place, Jr.‘s copy with his illustrated bookplate inside the front cover and his signature and date of publication opposite, in pencil. A complimentary slip from the AGS is pasted down below this.
Opposite, is written this inscription: “Unfortunately our paths never crossed, Frank did a fine job in co-authoring this book. Jim Ransom”. Ransom was the Chief of the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe in Mohawk, New York as well as a founder and the first director of the Environment Division (est. 1978). This tribal agency advocated for clean water and clean air and environmental protection. (James W. Ransom: Border Crossing Solutions for Aboriginal Trade - IITIO online)
Third edition of this well-illustrated walker’s and tramper’s guidebook to the many wonderful natural destinations in New York State.
Description: New York Walk Book. [Co-Author’s Copy; Mohawk Tribe]
New York: The American Geographical Society, 1951. Third edition. 335 pages, followed by maps. A large folding map inside the rear cover, as issued. Publisher’s cloth, without dust jacket. Shelf-cocked; a very good copy.