Collectors' Editions - Purple Mountain Press

All are limited, author-signed and numbered hardcovers
Buy any two and take twenty percent off.

Chronicles of Lake Champlain: Journeys in War and Peace
Russell R. Bellico
440 pages, over 200 illustrations, 7 x 10, 1999
75.00 cloth (no dust jacket)--A Purple Mountain Press original.
Limited to 60 copies.
Fifteen firsthand accounts of travel to Lake Champlain are presented by the Champlain Valley's premier historian with introductions and annotations.

Sails and Steam in the Mountains: A Maritime and Military History of Lake George and Lake Champlain
Russell R. Bellico
396 pages, illustrated, 7 x 10, 2001, revised edition
75.00 cloth (no dust jacket)--A Purple Mountain Press original.
Limited to 60 copies.
From the French and Indian Wars to the steamboat era, this is the first new history of the two lakes in over 30 years and covers all of the recent underwater finds.

Through So Many Dangers
The Memoirs and Adventures of Robert Kirk, Late of the Royal Highland Regiment

Edited by Ian M. McCulloch and Timothy J. Todish
Introduction by Stephen Brumwell and Artwork by Robert Griffing
174 pages, illustrated, 8.5 x 11, 2004
100.00 cloth, tipped-on painting reproduction on debossed cover--a Purple Mountain Press original
Limited to 250 copies.
This is the first reprint in over 250 years of a young Scot's personal experiences of battle and captivity in the wilderness of North America during the French and Indian War. This small, obscure book was first published in Limerick, Ireland, 1775. Kirkwood's story constitutes a very rare voice-from-the-ranks account of the conflict, a remarkable chronicle by a private soldier of some of the sharpest woods fighting and skirmishing ever encountered by the British army. At a time when scholarly books and articles on colonial North America's 'backcountry' are emerging thick and fast, Through So Many Dangers offers a fresh and compelling voice from a man who experienced that violent and fascinating world first hand—and who, against all the odds, lived to tell the tale. The book is fully annotated and indexed.

Mischief in the Catskills
A Ward Eastman mystery by Norman J. Van Valkenburgh
159 pages, 6 x 9, 1998
Surveyor-sleuth Ward Eastman returns to solve the mystery of a hunter lost in a blinding Catskill Mountain snow storm: Did he perish in the snow, was he murdered, or did he cleverly disappear to start a new life? This mystery novella comes with five masterful short stories.
25.00 cloth - A Purple Mountain Press Mystery original
Limited to 34 copies.

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