New York: P. F. McBreen & Sons, Printers, 1901.
First edition. Vignette title page, 4 folding maps, plates after photographs. 60 pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Publisher's grey flexible cloth, stamped in gilt on upper cover. Spine titled in ink. Very good (minor rubbing, light staining to upper margin to final leaves). Printed sheet, “Adirondack League Club. Rules and Regulations for the Season of 1901” loosely linserted. Plum 6496. Item #314074
Yearbook, annual report and membership list of this private club in the western Adirondacks, which in 1901 owned 80,000 acres and leased sporting rights to some 20,000 additional acres. The club domain included three club lodges, the Club House on Honnedaga Lake, Mountain Lodge on on Little Moose Lake, and Bisby Lodge on First Bisby Lake. The annual report includes tallies of fish caught (brook trout, lake trout, land-locked salmon) and game bags of deer and ruffed grouse. The folding maps at the back show the allotments on the three lakes, with a printed key at pp. 63-9.
A glimpse into turn of the century recreational life in America.
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