"Glorious summer and winter homes." Whether you are a lifelong Thousand Islands resident, a summers-only visitor or a lucky St. Lawrence River cruise ship passenger, you are bound to recognize many of the grand summer homes and modern American castles featured in this full color keepsake collection. While photographing "Sentinels in the Stream," renowned photographer George Fischer became captivated by the many extraordinary dwellings that rise from the islands and shorelines of this popular vacation region. In Castles and Cottages, regional historian Anthony Mollica guides readers through these exceptional structures, including: Boldt Castle McNally boathouse Cape Vincent's Tibbetts Point lighthouse George M. Pullman's Castle Rest, visited by President Grant and General Sherman The Thousand Islands abound in historic and architecturally unique buildings, as well as idyllic cottage retreats. With fascinating insight and gorgeous color photographs, Castles and Cottages reveals the remarkable story of each.
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(210mm x 215mm x 14mm)
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Author Biography - G. Fischer
George Fischer's previous photographic collections include "Malta," "Costa Rica," "Along the St. John River" and "The Magdalens." His work has also appeared in such publications as the "New York Times," "Islands" magazine, "Mountain Living" and "Explore." Anthony Mollica Jr. is the author of "The American Runabout," "Chris-Craft Boats" and "Gar Wood Boats," the National Boating Museum's 2001 Book of the Year. He is a respected authority on America's antique and classic wooden boats and is a trustee of the Antique Boat Museum in Clayton, New York.