Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1980. First edition. Hardcover. Quarto. 128pp. Original photo-illustrated dust-jacket over black cloth, with blue lettering and silver ruling to spine. Front free endpaper inscribed and signed by Hansi Durlach. Frontispiece.
Illustrated with 79 striking b/w photographs, "The Short Season of Sharon Springs" documents the rise, decline, and survival of this once flourishing spa resort village in rural New York. Although much has changed since the book was written in 1980, it summarizes and reflects the history of the village at the time.
Sporadic and minor closed tears, creasing and chipping along upper margin of dust-jacket. DJ in overall good-, binding and interior in very good condition. g- to vg. Item #39886